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It did not exactly feel like Rose Namajunas‘ night before she walked into the Octagon. Nothing was really going right for her this week. Her flight from Denver was delayed; she struggled to sleep well because of the New York noise; Joanna Jedrzejczyk, her opponent and the five-time defending strawweight champion, wouldn’t stay out of
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NEW YORK — One year after coming up short in a UFC title bid in Madison Square Garden, Stephen Thompson picked up a much-needed win in the iconic venue. Thompson (14-2) defeated Jorge Masvidal (32-13) via unanimous decision at UFC 217 on Saturday, good for his first victory in 17 months. The bout took place
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Anderson Silva, Chuck Liddell, Ronda Rousey and Tito Ortiz were once the face of MMA and the UFC. The legends of the Octagon once headlined the sport as it exploded in popularity over its first quarter century. As UFC celebrates its 25th birthday next year, it has also come to a crossroads. Who is the
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The UFC is back in New York’s Madison Square Garden this weekend — and just like in 2016, it’s bringing along three title fights. In the UFC 217 main event, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returns from a four-year hiatus to challenge middleweight champ Michael Bisping. In the co-main event, budding superstar Cody Garbrandt seeks
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The UFC is back in New York’s Madison Square Garden this weekend — and just like in 2016, it’s bringing along three title fights. In the UFC 217 main event, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returns from a four-year hiatus to challenge middleweight champ Michael Bisping. In the co-main event, budding superstar Cody Garbrandt seeks
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The UFC is back in New York’s Madison Square Garden this weekend — and just like in 2016, it’s bringing along three title fights. In the UFC 217 main event, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returns from a four-year hiatus to challenge middleweight champ Michael Bisping. In the co-main event, budding superstar Cody Garbrandt seeks
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In the main event of UFC 217, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returns and challenges middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the title. St-Pierre has been out of action for nearly four years, while Bisping has lately gone on the best run of his career. Both fighters are clearly accomplished, but there are key stylistic differences
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UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor apologized for his use of a gay slur in a postfight talk with teammate Artem Lobov in Gdansk, Poland, on Oct. 21. Following Lobov’s unanimous decision loss to Andre Fili, McGregor was seen on camera backstage calling Fili a “f—-t” at least three times. Appearing on the RTE One’s “The
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