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Welcome to Midnight Mania! Earlier in the year, UFC moved their pay-per-view (PPV) product exclusively behind the paywall that is ESPN+. Since ESPN+ is pretty much essential to being a UFC fan at this point in time, this did not affect dedicated fans who make it a point to watch every fight anyway. However, for those more casual fans who prefer to pick and choose which events to buy, this was a definite hassle and...

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After Paulo Costa suffered a bicep injury, the hulking Brazilian was forced to the sidelines, prompting Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to give Yoel Romero the Middleweight title fight against division champion, Israel Adesanya. And despite “Borrachinha” claiming he’s ready to roll, company president Dana White wants him to slow down in order to avoid re-aggravating his injury. According to Costa, Adesanya made a huge mistake by accepting to fight Yoel instead of waiting for him...

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Elite wrestling meets elite boxing inside PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., this Saturday (Jan. 25, 2020) when Curtis Blaydes trades leather with Junior dos Santos on ESPN+. Also on tap are a Welterweight clash between Rafael Dos Anjos and Michael Chiesa and a clash of top Flyweight grapplers Jordan Espinosa and Alex Perez. UFC Fight Night 166 features seven “Prelims” undercard bouts that will join the main card on ESPN+. Let’s dig into the first...

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Conor McGregor may have abstained from hardy partying and drinking in the lead-up to his comeback fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, but that sacrifice went out the window after “Notorious” finished “Cowboy” in just 40 seconds last Saturday night (Jan. 18) in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor was spotted at Encore Beach Club in “Sin City” living it up and showing of his best moves on the dance floor shortly after his win —...

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By getting back in the win column at UFC 246 with a win over Donald Cerrone (see it), Conor McGregor can now scratch off one item of his to-do list for 2020. With a loss, his other goals likely would’ve went up in smoke, which include a Lightweight title fight and a possible Welterweight scrap against Jorge Masvidal for his “BMF” title. Masvidal, meanwhile has done his part in repeatedly asking for a fight against...

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Conor McGregor may have made an emphatic statement with his 40-second technical knockout win over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 (see it), but not everyone was overly-impressed with the win. Chief among them is Kevin Lee, who had his eye on Conor for some time now. To here “The Motown Phenom” break down the fight, beating an “over the hill” fighter with chin that is not what it once used to be is nothing to...