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Jon Jones’ Decision to Face Anthony Smith May Have Far Reaching Consequences

Following Jon Jones’ decisive, TKO-victory over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232, many are calling for the recently re-crowned light heavyweight king to face current heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a third time. However, despite testing positive for Turinabol following his UFC 214 rematch with the former Olympian Cormier, an ingestion of a banned substance that Continue Reading

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Latest Win Leading Alexander Volkanovski Into Deep Featherweight Waters

By far, the biggest stories from UFC 232 were Amanda Nunes’ unbelievably dominant win over Cris “Cyborg” Justino, and Jon Jones’ title-claiming victory over Alexander Gustafsson. But featherweight Alexander Volkanovski also made a noteworthy splash with his second-round, TKO-win over career-contender Chad Mendes, and the victory has set the Aussie up for a potentially promising Continue Reading

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Down With The King: Alexander Gustafsson Attempting To Dethrone MMA’s Most Hated Figure

Five years ago, Alexander Gustafsson fell just short of accomplishing the unthinkable. Following six straight wins and a subsequent rise in the rankings, Gustafsson was booked to face the unstoppable Jon Jones as a sizable underdog in the eyes of the MMA public at UFC 165 in Sept. 2013. But the five-round war that ensued Continue Reading

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Anthony Smith Has Earned Shot At Winner of Jones-Gustafsson Rematch

 Despite registering consecutive wins over a pair of former UFC champions heading into last weekend’s UFC Moncton, Anthony Smith didn’t truly enter the light heavyweight title discussion until he submitted second-ranked Volkan Oezdemir in Saturday’s Maritime main event. Five years ago, knocking-off the likes of Rashad Evans and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in consecutive Octagon Continue Reading

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UFC 229 Brawl Sparks Predictable Overreaction

(Video Via: UFC YouTube) The most highly-anticipated fight week in UFC history had finally arrived. Conor McGregor’s relentless verbal attacks hadn’t started any pre-fight scraps of consequence. Khabib Nurmagomedov’s camp hadn’t responded by going after any of the Irishmen’s SBG teammates, and both men made championship weight. In many ways, it was surprisingly perfect. The Continue Reading

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