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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champions are fighters who have w...

wikipedia - 07 Oct 2018
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champions are fighters who have won UFC championships. At the time of the UFC's inception in 1993, mixed martial arts was unsanctioned in the United States, and did not include weight classes. Instead of the traditional championship model, the UFC held tournaments with the winner receiving a permanent appellation. In response to criticism from Senator John McCain that saw the loss of its television deal and the banning of the sport in thirty-six states, the UFC increased
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Report: Joseph Duffy forced out of UFC Adelaide with rib injury

MMAmania.com - 17 Nov 2018
While Duffy was expected to fight UFC veteran Ross Pearson an injury to “Real Deal” forced him to withdraw first. The promotion then turned to M-1 Global lightweight champion Damir Ismagulov to fill in for Pearson, but now Duffy has been removed.
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UFC Argentina: Laureano Staropoli, others emerge as ones to watch

FanSided - 18 Nov 2018
For the first time, the UFC brought the Octagon down to Buenos Aires, Argentina and provided a card full of intriguing matchups in various divisions. Before the main event between two potential title challengers at welterweight in Santiago Ponzinibbio ...
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25 Years - The Knockouts - Part 4

The Official Website of the Ultimate Fighting Championship - 16 Nov 2018
And in his UFC 205 fight against Chris Weidman, he brought it out seconds into the final round, with a flying knee dropping the former middleweight champion and leaving him bleeding until the end came moments later. When it comes to explosive power in ...
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Who wins the Johnson-Askren trade?

ESPN (blog) - 25 Oct 2018
Alvarez, though a past champion in two promotions and always a fighter to watch, has won only one of his last four fights and at this point was generally viewed as being barely on the fringe of the UFC's lightweight title picture. Johnson, on the other ...
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Nick Diaz to end 4-year UFC absence in March vs. Jorge Masvidal

ESPN (press release) (blog) - 16 Nov 2018
The older brother of UFC lightweight Nate Diaz, Nick Diaz has not won a fight since October 2011. He fought Georges St-Pierre for the UFC's welterweight championship in 2013 and came up short by unanimous decision. Earlier this year, Diaz was cleared ...

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