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Jimi Manuwa: Dana White ‘said I’ll get a title shot’ with win over Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214

Jimi Manuwa is in a tricky but good spot in his UFC career. The No. 2 ranked light heavyweight is currently scheduled to take on … Continue reading

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley calls Stephen Thompson ‘entitled,’ threatens to give next title shot to Demian Maia

Here we go again. On Nov. 12 at UFC 205, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his belt against the No. 1 contender Stephen Thompson. … Continue reading

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Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson agree: GSP deserves automatic UFC title shot as ‘gesture of respect’

The state of the UFC welterweight title chase appears to be relatively clear-cut heading into UFC 205. Reigning champion Tyron Woodley will look to defend … Continue reading

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Demian Maia would choose title shot over Georges St-Pierre fight

In times where fighters choose money fights over title fights, Demian Maia is going in a different direction. The Sao Paulo native hopes to be … Continue reading

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Tyron Woodley ‘never lost hope’ he’d get shot at Robbie Lawler’s title

After Tyron Woodley’s No. 1 contender fight with Johny Hendricks fell out the day before UFC 192 due to Hendricks’ weight-cut issues, Woodley was promised … Continue reading

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Roy Nelson wants a title shot against Stipe Miocic with win over Derrick Lewis

While Stipe Miocic’s knockout win over Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 shocked many, it also inspired others. At least that was the case for UFC … Continue reading

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Pros line up on Twitter for shot at Conor McGregor at UFC 196

With Rafael dos Anjos out against Conor McGregor, a swarm of fighters across weight classes have jumped onto Twitter to campaign for the shot against … Continue reading

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Conor McGregor: Frankie Edgar ‘begging’ for title shot reeks of ‘desperation’

LAS VEGAS — Conor McGregor said his desire to fight Rafael dos Anjos had more to do with gold than anything else. “The Notorious” explained … Continue reading

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Stipe Miocic will get next heavyweight title shot after UFC 195 win

If the MMA world wanted Stipe Miocic to be more vocal, it got exactly that on Saturday night. Miocic tore through former UFC heavyweight champion … Continue reading

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Tyron Woodley on Matt Brown’s title shot wish: ‘People in hell want ice water, too’

Tyron Woodley and Matt Brown are both having a little beef with their holiday meals. The two top welterweights went at it hard Tuesday on … Continue reading

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