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Last weekend’s UFC 220 event in Boston showcased two successful title defenses and a handful of strong performances by Massachusetts natives. Where do the fighters of UFC 220 go from here? Here’s ESPN’s take on what should be next. Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (18-2) defeated Francis Ngannou via decision Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (20-1)
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2:18 AM ET Jovan BuhaESPN Editor Close • Associate editor for ESPN.com• Began covering the NBA in 2011-12• Los Angeles native, USC graduate INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Heading into the opening fight of the Bellator MMA World Grand Prix eight-man heavyweight tournament, both Chael “The American Gangster” Sonnen and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson repeatedly acknowledged that Sonnen’s
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The United States Anti-Doping Agency has suspended UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera for four years after the 36-year-old falsified evidence in a failed drug test case. Rivera (11-7) tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol in July 2016. USADA initially informed Rivera it would seek a standard two-year suspension for that offense, but Rivera chose to
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