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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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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)...