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Jamahal Hill won the UFC light heavyweight title in dominant fashion Saturday in Brazil. (Photo by Leandro Bernardes/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Jamahal Hill was told that winning a UFC championship is a life-changing event. The new light heavyweight title holder hasn’t really seen his life changed too dramatically just yet, though his reign is
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There probably was no one outside of his coaching staff, his immediate family, his best friends and a diehard fan or two who would have called Jamahal Hill a great fighter prior to Saturday night. Good? Undoubtedly. Outstanding prospect? No question. Potential champion? Of course. He was favored at BetMGM to defeat Glover Teixeira on
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12:39 AM ET The first tetralogy in UFC history came to a close on Saturday, as Brandon Moreno finished Deiveson Figueiredo in their fourth meeting in a span of 25 months. A cageside physician waved off the flyweight title fight before the start of the fourth round, after Figueiredo’s right eye closed from swelling caused
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Magomed Ankalaev was still in the Octagon following a light heavyweight title fight against Jan Blachowicz in the main event of UFC 282 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. He was shocked, angry and confused by the scoring of the bout that left the title vacant. The bout was a split draw, and Ankalaev thought
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Darrick Minner’s first-round loss to Shayilan Nuerdanbieke in November is still under investigation. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC) Ontario has reinstated betting on UFC events following the UFC’s partnership with U.S. Integrity, a company that uses technology to help protect against betting fraud and corruption. U.S. Integrity initially alerted sports books to potential wagering issues
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UFC president Dana White faces significant challenges ahead in navigating the company through 2023. (Photo by Amy Kaplan/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) It would have been inconceivable at lunchtime on Sept. 8 to think there was even the tiniest bit of concern about the UFC’s position in the sports landscape. It was a juggernaut and
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8:52 AM ET The 2023 MMA calendar gets underway this weekend, and it intensifies next week when UFC 283 is headlined by a pair of championship fights. But a truly game-changing moment for the sport arrives next month in a collision of ESPN’s No. 1 and No. 2 pound-for-pound fighters. When UFC men’s featherweight champion
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UFC president Dana White said Wednesday at media day for UFC Vegas 67 that he would not step down from his position or be punished after being caught on video slapping his wife, Anne, at a nightclub during a New Year’s Eve celebration in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He asked people not to defend him
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