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Longtime UFC flyweight contender, Joseph Benavidez, will battle top 125-pound title hopeful, Deiveson Figueiredo, for the vacant flyweight title surrendered by Henry Cejudo when the promotion stages its UFC Fight Night 169 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+ this Sat. night (Feb. 29, 2020) from inside Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia. That’s the big draw for “Old Dominion” but that doesn’t mean fight fans should tune in late. Elsewhere in the UFC Fight Night...

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Featherweight talents Felicia Spencer and Zarah Fairn dos Santos will throw down this Saturday (Feb. 29, 2020) at UFC Fight Night 169 from inside Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia. As I understand it, there are currently five full-time Featherweights vying for Amanda Nunes crown. Since four of them are competing in Norfolk, does that make at least one of those match ups a title eliminator? If that’s the case, this...

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The following abridged excerpt is from Michael Bisping’s autobiography “Quitters Never Win: My Life in UFC,” in which Bisping recalls the night he earned one of the most memorable victories of his career, surviving a near knockout to take home a hard-fought decision win over all-time great Anderson Silva in London. (Editor’s note: It has not been altered from the original version; strong language is included.) **** When people say Anderson “The Spider” Silva is...

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Brazilian flyweights Jennifer Maia and Viviane Araujo have agreed to meet in the Octagon at a yet-unannounced UFC Fight Night card on June 27, multiple sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate, who added that the event is expected to take place in Austin, Texas. Maia (17-6-1) attempts to rebound from a decision loss to Katlyn Chookagian after winning back-to-back decisions against Roxanne Modafferi and Alexis Davis. Maia, a former Invicta FC flyweight...

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Event: UFC Fight Night 174: “Hermansson vs. Weidman”Date: Sat., May 2, 2020Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OklahomaBroadcast: ESPN+ UFC Fight Night 174 Main Event on ESPN+: 185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Chris Weidman UFC Fight Night 174 Main Card, Prelims on ESPN+: 135 lbs.: Sarah Alpar vs. Duda Santana115 lbs.: Claudia Gadelha vs. Marina Rodriguez265 lbs.: Andrei Arlovski vs. Philipe Lins205 lbs.: Ed Herman vs. Da Un Jung145 lbs.: Bryce Mitchell vs. Charles...

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This Saturday (Feb. 29, 2020), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) travels to Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Va., for UFC Fight Night 169. It’s a really good thing that the main event features an excellent Flyweight title fight between two very exciting fighters — Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo — because the rest of the ESPN+ card is a mess. There is just a single other fight where both fighters have Wikipedia pages! All the same, let’s...