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8:00 PM ET A day after Gilbert Burns was forced out of the UFC 251 main event, there is renewed hope that next week’s welterweight title fight can be saved with an even bigger fight. According to multiple sources, there are active negotiations to book Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal as the new main event
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9:25 AM ET Gilbert Burns will not compete in the main event of UFC 251, a source confirmed to ESPN. Burns had been set to face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in a title fight July 11 that was the headliner of the first card at UFC’s Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The
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12:48 PM ET A featherweight bout between former UFC title challenger Ricardo Lamas and Ryan Hall has been rebooked for a UFC Fight Night event on Aug. 29, per sources. 2 Related The 145-pound contest was originally scheduled to take place in May in Oklahoma City, however that event was scrapped because of the coronavirus
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9:30 AM ET Rose Namajunas‘ last fight was more than 14 months ago. On that night, in Brazil, she lost her strawweight title in dramatic fashion after she was knocked out following a slam by Jessica Andrade. Following the bout, Namajunas said she might never fight again. Six months later, in an emotional interview, she
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