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ATLANTA — Both UFC 236 title fights are now official, as Max Holloway, Dustin Poirier, Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya all made weight on Friday. UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will fight longtime lightweight contender Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC 236 on Saturday. Who has the edge? We asked some of MMA’s
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UFC star Conor McGregor‘s next court date has been scheduled for May 13 in Miami-Dade County Court for criminal charges including robbery and criminal mischief. Judge Spencer Multack assigned a trial date of May 13 on Wednesday during an arraignment hearing. McGregor, 30, did not attend the hearing in person. Last month, he filed a
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English lightweight Ross Pearson announced his retirement from mixed martial arts on Tuesday, bringing his 15-year professional career to an end. View this post on Instagram After some long hard talks, and careful consideration with my family, friends and team, I’ve decided it’s time to retire as an MMA fighter. As hard as that is
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With lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov under suspension stemming from last October’s brawl following his victory over Conor McGregor, the UFC put together Saturday’s interim title fight featuring featherweight champion Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier. The two fighters are both on impressive winning streaks, and they have a history. Seven years ago, Poirier handed Holloway his
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Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw was suspended for two years by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday for testing positive for recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO) before a flyweight title fight against Henry Cejudo on Jan. 19 in New York. The two-year suspension is the maximum sanction for a non-specified substance under the UFC’s anti-doping
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