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Petr Yan thinks Pedro Munhoz won by a “lucky punch,” tells him to take off his skirt

At UFC 235, Pedro Munhoz went to war with Cody Garbrandt. In a ‘Fight of the Night’ performance, Munhoz and the former champion Garbrandt traded brutal hooks for the final minute of the first round and with 13 seconds remaining,…

Dana White: UFC to make Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler rematch after ‘bad stoppage’

Ben Askren secured a first-round submission win in his UFC debut, but it wasn’t without controversy. Askren clashed with Robbie Lawler in a welterweight bout at UFC 235 and was immediately tested by the UFC veteran. After Askren attempted an…

Commission has ‘no problem’ with ‘no-brainer’ decision to end Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler fight

It may have been unfortunate, but there was no problem with referee Herb Dean’s decision to end the Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler fight at UFC 235, Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett has explained. Askren survived some early adversity…

Dana White wants to make Daniel Cormier ‘happy’ with fight against Brock Lesnar

As Daniel Cormier’s enters the twilight of his historic career, speculation surrounding his final opponents has intensified. At the UFC 236 press conference, when asked about the prospect of former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC, Dana White…

Undefeated Russian star Roman Kopylov signs with UFC

In a video on the UFC’s official Russian social media account, undefeated middleweight sensation Roman Kopylov (8-0) announced that he has signed with the UFC. Kopylov, 27, is one of Russia’s most highly touted MMA prospects. The middleweight is a…

Colby Covington believes Tyron Woodley will “starch” Kamaru Usman at UFC 235; wants to unify title at UFC 238

Despite being in UFC limbo, Colby Covington still holds out hope he can unify in the UFC Welterweight Championship in the near future. Covington appeared on Submission Radio and expressed his desire for a title unification bout at the recently…

Javier Mendez: Cain Velasquez’s knee injured from an illegal strike

Cain Velasquez’s return to the octagon – and subsequent knee injury at UFC on ESPN 1 – is one of UFC’s surprising moments that wasn’t that surprising. The injury-riddled heavyweight was officially given a loss due by way of knockout,…

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya booked for interim title fight at UFC 236

A middleweight interim title fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya has been booked for UFC 236. Earlier today, Brett Okamoto of ESPN reported that Dana White has confirmed that a matchup between Gastelum and Adesanya will take place on…

Israel Adesanya calls for Whittaker to be stripped, and title fight with Gastelum

The middleweight division is one of the most crowded in the UFC, and that status was only cemented by the results of UFC 234, which saw Israel Adesanya remain undefeated and move ever closer to fighting for a title. The…

Dana White: ‘If Robert Whittaker recovers fast, we will book Kelvin Gastelum fight again quickly’

Robert Whittaker’s withdrawal from UFC 234 has thrown a spanner in the works at middleweight, but it all depends on how quickly he can recover from today’s surgery. Whittaker, the UFC’s middleweight champion, was not medically cleared to compete –…