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Paddy Pimblett set to return at UFC London

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Paddy Pimblett is on a four-fight winning streak and is quickly becoming one of the UFC's biggest British stars. American fighter Jordan Leavitt has 10 wins and one loss on his record, with the 26-year-old getting his chance in the UFC through Dana White's Contender Series in 2020.See the Story
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Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez officially booked for UFC Long Island main event

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Brian Ortega takes on Yair Rodriguez in the main event of UFC Fight Night on July 16. It will be the UFC's first visit to the new USB Arena in Elmont, New York. ESPN has Ortegas ranked No. 4 and Rodriguez ranked No., 9 in the world at 145 pounds.See the Story
UFC

Nick Diaz targeting UFC return in 2022, wants title shot against Kamaru Usman

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Nick Diaz wants a shot at UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. The 38-year-old returned from an almost seven-year layoff this past September. Diaz was stopped by Robbie Lawler in the opening minute of Round 3 at UFC 266. The former Strikeforce and WEC champion wants to fight before the end of the year.See the Story
Jake Paul

Former NBA champion Glen 'Big Baby' Davis added to Jake Paul's return in August

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Glen Davis, 36, played in the NBA from 2007-2015, winning a championship with the Boston Celtics in his rookie year. Davis has played in Canada and also won a Big3 championship in 2018. He looks to follow fellow NBA veteran Nate Robinson into boxing, though he'll want to fare better than his former Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers teammate.See the Story
MMA

Kickboxing standout Jason Wilnis focused on KSW 70 in short term, 'aiming for the best' as MMA career progresses

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Jason Wilnis will fight Radosław Paczuski on Saturday at KSW 70. The event takes place in Lodz, Poland and streams on pay-per-view. Wilnis is one of a growing list of standout kickboxers to crossover into MMA in recent years.See the Story
MMA

Felice Herrig vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz 2 official for UFC Fight Night 207

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Felice Herrig vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz will take place June 4 at UFC Fight Night 207. The bout is a rematch of their April 2018 meeting at UFC 223. The event takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+. Herrig has not competed since August 2020 and has competed only once since October.See the Story
UFC

Aljamain Sterling reveals $400k purse in response to Michael Chandler on fighter pay

Former Bellator champion Michael Chandler recently offered his opinion about UFC fighter pay. Current UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling recently offered a poignant counterpoint. Sterling: "You can't say there's no issue with the fighter pay because you're sitting at the cream of the crop"See the Story
MMA

Mariusz Pudzianowski: Michal Materla ‘has more to lose than me’ in KSW 70 main event

Mariusz Pudzianowski is arguably KSW's most famous name, but he's not feeling any pressure heading into one of the biggest fights of his career. The legendary Polish strongman headlines KSW 70 this Saturday in Lodz, Poland. Standing opposite him will be a decorated athlete in his own right, former middleweight champion Michal Materla.See the Story
MMA

MMA Fighting 2022 Mid-Year Awards: Will anything top Michael Chandler’s insane front-kick knockout?

Khamzat Chimaev's knockout of Justin Gaethje was one of the best fights of the year. Michael Chandler's jaw-dropping knockout of Tony Ferguson was also a highlight. Alex Polizzi vs. Jose Augusto at Bellator 276 was another highlight of the first half of 2022.See the Story

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