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Cory Sandhagen is just looking for a fight. Unbeaten in five UFC appearances thus far, the fast-rising bantamweight had his sights set on breaking into the top-five of the contenders’ rankings in his next outing as his name was tied to potential matchups with Aljamain Sterling and former champion Dominick Cruz. Neither bout materialized, with Sandhagen admitting that a rumored May 16 meeting with Sterling in San Diego was unlikely to happen (the event ended...

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What makes professional fighters so relatable? At first glance, probably nothing. But take away the gloves, gis, and bulging hematomas, and they’re actually not so different than the rest of us. These posts prove even the toughest fighters are only human after all. Here is the latest edition of “The Weekly Grind.” Source link via MMA Fighting Newswire / MMA Fighting – All Posts

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Dominick Cruz believes UFC 249 should move forward as scheduled. “I think it’s being handled exactly the way you need to,” Cruz told MMA Fighting. The pay-per-view event is scheduled to take place April 18, though a location has yet to be announced due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The health emergency has raised hurdle after hurdle for the fight card, including the potential loss of lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, who recently revealed he’s grounded...

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Dominick Cruz recently said he wanted to fight Petr Yan, but Yan doesn’t share the same sentiment. Cruz (22-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC), who hasn’t competed since losing his UFC bantamweight title in December 2016, is prepping for an octagon return in 2020 and told MMA Fighting that he liked the idea of facing Yan as a fast track to a title shot, but Yan was already booked against Marlon Moraes. However, Yan (14-1 MMA, 6-0...

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After UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pleaded guilty to his second DWI offense incident, Thiago Santos called to book two other fighters for an interim belt. Hours after news broke of Jones’ arrest late this past month, Santos took to social media to suggest a fight with Dominick Reyes, the last man to challenge “Bones” for the UFC gold. In an interview with MMA Fighting, he explained the logic behind an interim title fight....

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On the inaugural episode of What the Heck, UFC commentator Jon Anik (3:56) discusses what life has been like amidst a global pandemic, the current status of UFC 249 and Jon Jones’ latest troubles with the law. Bellator MMA’s Valerie Loureda (27:39) joins the show to talk about her breakout 2019 in the sport, being a big part of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s preparation for the epic UFC 248 title fight against Zhang Weili and being comfortable...