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UFC 218 will no doubt be remembered as one of the most exciting nights for MMA in 2017. Fans saw featherweight champion Max Holloway defend his belt in a rematch against longtime titleholder Jose Aldo, Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje go to absolute war (as expected) and Francis Ngannou cement his place as the next
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UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been deemed physically fit to return to competition, according to his manager, Zen Ginnen. Hunt, 43, recently underwent medical evaluation at a Cleveland Clinic facility in Las Vegas, at the request of the UFC. Ginnen told ESPN the results are favorable. “Dr. Charles Bernick from the Cleveland Clinic gave us
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DETROIT — The UFC may have just arrived at its best heavyweight title matchup in years. Hopefully, it does everything in its power to get the word out. Coming off a devastating knockout over Alistair Overeem, Cameroonian-French heavyweight Francis Ngannou is expected to receive the next shot at defending champion Stipe Miocic — possibly as
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Seven months ago, 28-year-old Nicco Montano thought her mixed martial arts career was potentially over. On Friday, she became the UFC’s first female flyweight champion. Montano (4-2) completed an improbable run to UFC history, as she defeated Roxanne Modafferi (21-14) via unanimous decision at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale at Park Theatre. Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Getty
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