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Welcome to Midnight Mania! The dream is over. As recently as yesterday, hope was (barely) alive. Khabib Nurmagomedov came out with a comment about finishing up his training and still being ready to fight if the details could be figured out for UFC 249, which is now just 11 days away. However, when a fake Ariel Helwani Twitter account baited a response from Dana White, revealing that Nurmagomedov would not be competing against Tony Ferguson...

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Welcome to Midnight Mania! The last few years have been difficult for Cody Garbrandt. After capturing the Bantamweight title from Dominick Cruz in December of 2016, Garbrandt has since lost three consecutive bouts and struggled with injuries. He was supposed to make a return to the cage in March against Raphael Assuncao, but kidney issues forced “No Love” off the card, and the event was cancelled anyway due to COVID-19. Though Garbrandt is still pursuing...

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Welcome to Midnight Mania! Last night, things must have been quiet in the Bisping household. Fortunately, Michael Bisping is rarely one to let an opportunity to cause chaos slip by, so the former Middleweight champion ended his retirement from DJing and found his old turntables and mixer. Check out his skills below: It’s something of a little known fact that Bisping used to DJ in London prior to his UFC career. Bisping reportedly had some...

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Welcome to Midnight Mania! Earlier today, UFC released a fun new function of its UFC.com website called “Record Book.” Per the website’s own release, “the feature contains a plethora of UFC achievements across categories that range from top-level numbers such as Most Wins and Most Finishes to more granular statistics such as Top Position Time and Total Clinch Strikes Landed.” UFC Record Book UFC Record Book True to its word, there’s a lot to dig...

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Welcome to Midnight Mania! These are dark times, full of bad news and general paranoia. The Coronavirus pandemic has brought about ugly reactions from many around the globe, such as panic-induced hoarding of basic essentials or those goofy Florida spring-breakers who continued to party and put others at risk. It can be disheartening, which is why the video below comes as such a joyous occasion, a wonderful moment of instant karma. Not long after spitting...

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Welcome to Midnight Mania! Dana White and UFC are blazing a trail to parts unknown at the moment, pushing forward to hold a combat sports event while pretty much the entire sporting world has shutdown. Admittedly, it is a little bit easier to control potential exposure when discussing one-on-one sports compared to team sports, but there’s still a ton of risk involved for fighters, corners, officials, and medical staff even while holding an event in...