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A middleweight bout between Makhmud Muradov, who is the lone MMA fighter managed by boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, and Karl Roberson is the latest addition to April’s UFC 249 lineup. UFC officials on Wednesday announced the bout between Muradov (24-6 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Roberson (9-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC). UFC 249 takes place April 18 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass....

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Rafael Carvalho expects to re-enter the circular cage at the Bellator 243 card in San Jose, Calif., on May 9, and has an opponent in mind for his next bout. A former Bellator middleweight champion, Carvalho moved up to 205 pounds in 2019 and has no plans going back down. For Bellator 243, the 33-year-old Brazilian wants to trade hands with “King” Karl Albrektsson. Albrektsson (9-3) made a name for himself under the RIZIN banner...

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Karl Roberson had to fight through adversity to get the victory at UFC on ESPN+ 21 in Moscow on Saturday, but the New Jersey native did just that as he overcame a nasty eye poke that left him with a cut eyelid to claim a third-round submission win. Roberson (9-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) finished Roman Kopylov 59 seconds from the end of their light heavyweight preliminary card bout at the CSKA Arena and, speaking backstage...

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The visual of an eye poke is never a pretty one. Even though we’ve seen hundreds of them over the years, it’s impossible not to wince when you see someone’s finger going into someone’s eye, and Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 21 bout between Karl Roberson (9-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and highly-touted Russian prospect Roman Kopylov (8-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) was no different. After a keenly-contested first two rounds were shaded (on our scorecard, at least)...

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Phil Davis put all facets of his game on display when he defeated Karl Albrektsson on Friday night. The bout between Davis (21-5 MMA, 8-2 BMMA) and Albrektsson (9-3 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) served as the co-main event of Bellator 231. What started out in the opening minute as a tit-for-tat affair ended as a dominant TKO victory for Davis. Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Davis handled Albrektsson for the majority of two...

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Bellator 231: “Mir vs. Nelson 2” airs from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., tomorrow night (Fri., Oct. 25, 2019), featuring a main event between Frank Mir (18-13) and “Big Country” Roy Nelson (23-17), revisiting a war from almost a decade ago when they fought at UFC 130. Nelson will look to avenge a loss from that prior meeting, but there are no such stakes for “Mr. Wonderful” Phil Davis (20-5, 1 NC), who collides...