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Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on July 5 during International Fight Week, the promotion announced Saturday night. Evans, 39, retired from mixed martial arts in 2018 after a 14-year professional career. He has remained involved in the sport as a UFC analyst and mentor to
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Former UFC champion Tyron Woodley has been forced to withdraw from a welterweight bout against Robbie Lawler on June 29 due to a hand injury, sources said. Woodley (19-4-1) was supposed to headline UFC Fight Night in Minneapolis opposite Lawler (28-13). UFC is seeking a replacement to keep Lawler on the card. There is no
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2:29 PM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Sage Northcutt‘s post-UFC run is not off to an auspicious start. Cosmo Alexandre knocked out Northcutt in just 29 seconds Friday at ONE Championship: Enter the Dragon in Singapore. Alexandre landed a big right hand to Northcutt’s jaw on the first exchange and it was over. The bout was contested
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11:27 AM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee both made weight Friday morning for their welterweight headliner on the UFC Fight Night card in Rochester, which is scheduled for Saturday night and will air on ESPN+. Dos Anjos came in at 170.4 pounds, and Lee hit the mark at 170.2. Dos Anjos
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Saturday’s UFC Fight Night main event has been a long time coming for 26-year-old Kevin Lee. A lightweight for his entire career thus far, Lee (17-4) will make his welterweight debut against Rafael dos Anjos (28-11) inside Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York. The move to 170 pounds could have happened even sooner for
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HONOLULU — A Hawaii mixed martial arts fighter who pleaded no contest to a charge of assaulting his wife, UFC fighter Rachael Ostovich, has been sentenced to four years of probation. A judge sentenced Arnold Berdon on Thursday after hearing from Ostovich, who said, “I do have the power to move forward, walking in forgiveness
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If there is one downside to being a young, physically tenacious MMA prospect, it’s usually a lack of maturity. That is something generally gained only with time. It’s probably impossible to have the best of both worlds — youth and experience. But the MMA Gold Fight Team in Northern California believes it has the closest
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12:42 PM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Megan Anderson was the last person to step on the scale to weigh in for UFC 232. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) was giving fighters a three-hour window to hit their respective mark, and Anderson used nearly every minute of it. The 6-foot Anderson’s weight cut is hard enough
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10:13 PM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Neil Magny revealed the reason he is out of Saturday’s UFC Rochester co-main event: a failed drug test. The veteran UFC welterweight wrote on social media Tuesday that he is facing a UFC anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for the prohibited substance LGD-4033. Magny wrote that he was informed
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