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10:27 PM ET LAS VEGAS — The UFC’s girls’s bantamweight division has a brand new title contender on its fingers. Ketlen Vieira (13-2), of Manaus, Brazil, improved to 3-1 in her previous 4 fought contests on Saturday, as she outpointed former champion Holly Holm (14-6) in a five-round essential occasion. The 135-pound battle was very
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9:33 PM ET The UFC will run again some of the surprising fights in its total historical past. A bantamweight title rematch between Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes will headline UFC 277 on July 30 in Dallas, officers introduced on Saturday. The pay-per-view occasion will happen inside American Airways Area and air on ESPN+. Peña
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8:17 AM ET ESPN Information Companies LOS ANGELES — Baseball nice Alex Rodriguez is taking a swing at blended martial arts as an investor and board member for the Skilled Fighters League. The PFL introduced the addition of the previous New York Yankees celebrity to its board of administrators Thursday. Rodriguez’s funding is a part
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4:04 PM ET Glover Teixeira’s days competing within the Octagon appear numbered. The UFC gentle heavyweight champion informed Globo’s Mundo de Luta podcast Wednesday that he wish to wrap up his illustrious profession within the subsequent few months and this is able to “in all probability” be his last yr preventing. Teixeira, 42, will defend
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4:43 PM ET Khabib Nurmagomedov says he lately texted Dana White to argue in favor of a light-weight title shot for his longtime good friend and teammate Islam Makhachev — and apparently White left the retired legend on learn. “Truthfully, that is first time since we began speaking to one another that he do not
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8:38 AM ET Clay Collard will attempt to proceed his march towards a PFL title on June 17, when he takes on Alexander Martinez in Atlanta. PFL officers introduced the light-weight matchup Wednesday. The occasion, which takes place at OTE Enviornment, marks the second spherical of regular-season motion. Collard (21-9) is on a mission in
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Might 16, 2022 UFC light-weight Islam Makhachev desires to face Charles Oliveira for the vacant title in October, and believes he’ll beat the Brazilian at his personal recreation of submission grappling. Makhachev (22-1) is anticipated to battle Oct. 22 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, situated in a predominantly Muslim area the place he’s highly
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11:48 AM ET The 2-sport plan for WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight champion Claressa Shields over the subsequent 18 months is beginning to take form, nevertheless it’s now not clear whether or not it can embrace an undisputed middleweight title combat in opposition to WBO champion Savannah Marshall. Shields instructed ESPN on Tuesday {that a}
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9:50 PM ET Aleksandar Rakic tore the ACL in his proper knee in a UFC Combat Night time major occasion loss to Jan Blachowicz final Saturday in Las Vegas, Rakic’s supervisor Marcelo Brigadeiro confirmed to ESPN on Monday night. Early within the third spherical, Rakic took a step again following a Blachowicz mixture. When Rakic
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1:43 PM ET Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was denied bail once more Monday in his tried homicide case at a movement listening to in Santa Clara (California) County, per the court docket. Choose Shelyna Brown determined in opposition to permitting Velasquez bail for a second time, citing Velasquez’s “reckless disregard for human life.”
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