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7:57 PM ET UFC women’s flyweights Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo have agreed to fight on June 13 at UFC Fight Night, sources told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto on Saturday. The bout would headline the event, sources said, though a location was not immediately known. Eye (15-7, 1 NC) is coming off a unanimous decision victory
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4:08 PM ET The UFC has announced its full lineup for a UFC Fight Night event on May 30, which is expected to take place at the company’s Apex facility in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White confirmed a welterweight bout between former champion Tyron Woodley (19-4-1) and Gilbert Burns (18-3) will headline the card,
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10:24 PM ET Paige VanZant and Amanda Ribas have agreed to a UFC flyweight bout on July 11 at an undisclosed location, sources confirmed to ESPN. The matchup was originally booked for March 14 in Brazil, but VanZant (8-4) was forced to withdraw because of an arm injury. Ribas (9-1) remained on the March 14
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May 19, 2020 Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has been put into a medically induced coma in Moscow, the fighter’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday. Abdelaziz confirmed Abdulmanap was transported to Moscow from his native Dagestan via airlift earlier this month. Nurmagomedov has publicly stated his
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May 18, 2020 Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on Monday confirmed reports of his father being in critical condition due to the coronavirus. Speaking on Instagram in Russian, Nurmagomedov, 31, confirmed that his father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, recently underwent heart surgery due to complications stemming from a previous ailment and the coronavirus. He went on
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