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SAO PAULO, Brazil — As UFC lightweight Jared Gordon returns to Sao Paulo to fight Charles Oliveira, he looks back at his first fight in the city against Hacran Dias, with Jose Aldo and Andre Pederneiras in the opposite corner. Gordon discusses training with and getting tips from Anthony Pettis

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Story updated at 10:02 p.m. ET to include Whittaker’s response. Darren Till established himself as one of the best middleweights in the UFC after beating onetime interim title challenger Kelvin Gastelum in his 185-pound debut. Now he’s setting his sights even higher. Till is targeting former champion Robert Whittaker as

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SAO PAULO — Moving up in weight after 16 years as a middleweight, Ronaldo Souza once again found joy in the process. A former 185-pound Strikeforce champ, “Jacare” headlines UFC Sao Paulo against Jan Blachowicz on Saturday night. He’s already benefitted from not having to cut a large amount of

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PFL Season 2 featherweight tournament finalist Daniel Pineda has failed a drug test conducted by the Nevada Athletic Commission, his manager confirmed to MMA Fighting. “Right now we’re in the process of researching what could have led to a positive test,” Jason House said in a prepared statement. “We plan

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Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems like there’s an MMA show every other day. Some weekends, it’s just nice to sit back and enjoy some

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After demolishing “the next big thing” in Johnny Walker, Corey Anderson is taking the opportunity to fire back at his detractors. The former Ultimate Fighter winner, who at UFC 244 stopped Walker’s hype train, has been a top-10 light heavyweight for quite some time. But he’s also struggled to gain

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The singular excitement of MMA is the suddenness of its conclusions. A specific excitement of MMA fandom is unearthing a new, noteworthy talent. Anyone watching Bellator 225 in August got a dose of both during the prelims when Aviv Gozali, an 18-year-old Israeli, broke a promotion record with an 11-second

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Five new bouts have officially been added to the UFC’s first-ever trip to Raleigh, NC. In a flyweight bout, Justine Kish (6-2), a veteran from season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, looks to snap a two-fight skid against Lucie Pudilova (8-5), who’s also looking to right the ship after dropping

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Days away from the UFC’s upcoming show in Sao Paulo, MMA Fighting has confirmed the date for the next event in Brazil. According to sources, the UFC will hold its 37th event in the country on March 14, 2020. The event will take place in Brasilia, sources said. The company

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