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Ali Abdelaziz Teases Potential UFC 298 Showdown: Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway.

Ali Abdelaziz Teases Potential UFC 298 Showdown: Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway.

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz drops a hint about a potential clash between Justin Gaethje and Max Holloway for the BMF title at UFC 298. As the UFC gears up for a robust 2024, with main events set for UFC 297, UFC 298, and UFC 299, speculation surrounds fighters without booked bouts, including Gaethje and Holloway. Gaethje, the current BMF champion, and Holloway, a dominant force at 145 pounds, have stirred rumors of a showdown. Abdelaziz’s tweet fuels the excitement, proposing a matchup on February 17 for the coveted BMF title. Fans eagerly anticipate a thrilling encounter between two UFC legends. ...

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Brendan Allen Aims for UFC 300 Slot Following Challenge to Khamzat Chimaev

Brendan Allen Aims for UFC 300 Slot Following Challenge to Khamzat Chimaev

Brendan Allen, after a well-rounded win at UFC Vegas 82, seeks a title eliminator bout at UFC 300. His call-out to Khamzat Chimaev hints at a potential showdown. Having triumphed over submission specialist Paul Craig, Allen expressed his desire for a pivotal match during the post-fight press conference. Claiming a guaranteed title shot is his priority, Allen remains indifferent to the opponent suggested by UFC officials. He emphasized the sacrifices made to reach this point in his career, anticipating a crucial fight in April 2024 at UFC 300. Allen’s determination and focus on the title are evident as he plans ...

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Francis Ngannou: Uncovering His Origin, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Birthplace - All About the Former UFC Star's Heritage

Francis Ngannou: Uncovering His Origin, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Birthplace – All About the Former UFC Star’s Heritage

Francis Ngannou is often considered one of the greatest UFC heavyweights ever. His powerful punches made him a dominant force in the promotion’s history. Yet, his exit from the UFC was anything but ordinary, leaving fans wishing for more of ‘The Predator.’ Ngannou, a 37-year-old fighter, has never been one to shy away from taking the unconventional path. His departure from the UFC was driven by his pursuit of what he calls “freedom.” Just like his exit, Ngannou’s path to the UFC is a testament to his unwavering determination. Let’s delve into Francis Ngannou’s background and his journey to the ...

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Jake Paul Sneaks Dig at PFL Star Ngannou While Promoting Amanda Serrano's Weekend Fight

Jake Paul Sneaks Dig at PFL Star Ngannou While Promoting Amanda Serrano’s Weekend Fight

This weekend, the world of combat sports hosts a showdown in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia that’s bound to dominate headlines. Termed the “Battle of the Baddest,” it features former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou taking on the WBC heavyweight boxing champ, Tyson Fury. This bout has generated immense buzz, with opinions aplenty. However, it’s not the sole significant contest in the boxing world this weekend, as Jake Paul was quick to emphasize. Amanda Serrano returns to the ring to face Danila Ramos at the Caribe Royale in Orlando. Remarkably, her WBC title won’t be at stake, despite her status as an ...

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Tommy Fury Seeks Rematch with 'Dance Partner' Jake Paul, Defying Retirement from Influencer Boxing

Tommy Fury Seeks Rematch with ‘Dance Partner’ Jake Paul, Defying Retirement from Influencer Boxing

Tommy Fury’s recent clash with British YouTuber and rapper KSI proved more challenging than anticipated. Despite a scrappy fight, Fury initially won by a majority decision, which was later changed to a unanimous decision. After this bout, Fury declared his exit from the influencer boxing world, expressing a desire to return to traditional boxing. However, it appears he’s had a change of heart, now expressing interest in a rematch with Jake Paul. In a recent interview with Pro Boxing Fans, Fury confidently stated, “I am the only fight for Jake Paul. Me and Jake Paul are the dance partners, and ...

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Magomed Abdulkadirov: A Father's Unwavering Support Through Every Bout

Magomed Abdulkadirov: A Father’s Unwavering Support Through Every Bout

Similar to many Dagestani fighters in today’s combat sports scene, Magomed Abdulkadirov holds deep admiration for the legendary Khabib Nurmagomedov. Their connection runs even deeper as they both share an unwavering paternal support that has shaped their journeys. In an emotionally charged interview with onefc.com, the promotional newcomer opened up about his personal life beyond the arena, paying a heartfelt tribute to his late father. His father, a constant presence throughout his life, played a pivotal role in propelling him to become one of the world’s premier submission grapplers. The Universal Fighters standout revealed: “My late father was my biggest ...

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Garcia vs. Duarte Fight: Viewing Guide, PPV Cost, Channel Info, and Beyond

Garcia vs. Duarte Fight: Viewing Guide, PPV Cost, Channel Info, and Beyond

Ryan Garcia’s comeback in the boxing ring is imminent following his initial career loss. Scheduled for December 2 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Garcia will be taking on Oscar Duarte. Unlike his previous high-profile pay-per-view match against Gervonta Davis in 2023, this bout won’t be on pay-per-view. It’s set to be a standard DAZN event, accessible for streaming in nearly 200 countries. To catch the fight, enthusiasts can sign up for a monthly DAZN subscription at $19.99. DAZN offers compatibility with a wide range of devices, including Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Android and iOS devices, various ...

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Tyson Fury Reveals Tommy's Extravagant Earnings: $5M Mansion, G-Wagon, Lambos, Rolexes from KSI Fight

Tyson Fury Reveals Tommy’s Extravagant Earnings: $5M Mansion, G-Wagon, Lambos, Rolexes from KSI Fight

In the headline bout of Misfits X DAZN: The Prime Card in Manchester, Tommy Fury, known as ‘TNT,’ secured a contentious victory over KSI through a majority decision. The judges’ verdict was mixed, with one calling it a draw at 57-57, while the other two leaned toward Fury with scores of 57-56. KSI was displeased, branding it a ‘robbery’ after the fight. Despite the controversial outcome, the substantial earnings Tommy Fury raked in were expected, and Tyson Fury, ‘The Gypsy King,’ has now confirmed the figures. In a recent interview on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, Tyson Fury shared ...

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Fans Anticipate Francis Ngannou's Open Workout Spells Doom for Former UFC Champion

Fans Anticipate Francis Ngannou’s Open Workout Spells Doom for Former UFC Champion

As the highly-anticipated boxing match between Ngannou and Fury approaches, skepticism continues to mount. Fans and analysts remain unconvinced about Ngannou’s abilities, despite his reputation as a formidable puncher. Ngannou’s open workout has done little to sway their opinions. Fans took to social media to voice their concerns, with many predicting a tough road for Ngannou. He faces the daunting task of defeating Fury, who is widely regarded as unbeatable due to his legendary skills. Ngannou, a former UFC heavyweight champion, showcased his skills during an open workout session with coach Dewey Cooper. However, the reaction from fans was less ...

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Watch Liam Harrison Demonstrate a Complex Combo to Break Through an Opponent's Strong Guard

Watch Liam Harrison Demonstrate a Complex Combo to Break Through an Opponent’s Strong Guard

Liam Harrison, a renowned Muay Thai fighter from Britain, may appear as a relentless brawler, but beneath the surface lies a strategic genius who surpasses his peers. Harrison’s extensive experience, dating back to the 90s, makes him a master of the game. Among his arsenal of tactical expertise, Harrison excels in subtle setups and feints that even seasoned strikers overlook. In a recent online instructional video, he unveiled his method for dismantling an opponent’s tight guard. “Details… Check out the liamharrisontraining.com link in the bio #muaythai #seminar #martialarts.” In Muay Thai, precision is paramount, and Harrison’s keen eye for micro-moments ...

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Fabricio Andrade: Martial Arts Shaped Me, Offering an Opportunity for Self-Improvement

Fabricio Andrade: Martial Arts Shaped Me, Offering an Opportunity for Self-Improvement

A decade ago, Fabricio Andrade’s life lacked direction until martial arts ignited his passion, offering boundless possibilities. In preparation for his ONE bantamweight kickboxing world title showdown with Jonathan Haggerty, Andrade graced The MMA Superfan’s YouTube channel with an exclusive interview, reminiscing about his remarkable professional journey. As the reigning ONE bantamweight MMA world champion, Andrade acknowledges that martial arts unveiled unforeseen opportunities: For ‘Wonder Boy,’ martial arts means everything. He’s devoted himself to it since the age of 13, and it has been a guiding light that transformed his life. To this day, it continues to provide opportunities he ...

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Devin Haney's Reaction to Showtime's Boxing Departure: A Sport's Monumental Journey

Devin Haney’s Reaction to Showtime’s Boxing Departure: A Sport’s Monumental Journey

Devin Haney has joined the chorus of disappointed voices in the world of boxing, reacting to Showtime’s recent decision to discontinue its involvement in combat sports. While this move was somewhat expected in the MMA community due to Bellator’s sale to the PFL, it caught the boxing world by surprise. Reports suggest that Al Haymon is already strategizing to migrate much of his talent to Amazon Prime. However, this transition is viewed as a major setback for the sport. Devin Haney, one of boxing’s rising stars, expressed his disappointment during an interview with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. Haney ...

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Exploring Francis Ngannou's World Record Punch Power: 'The Predator's Remarkable Strength

Exploring Francis Ngannou’s World Record Punch Power: ‘The Predator’s Remarkable Strength

Francis Ngannou, a globally renowned mixed martial artist, has earned the reputation of being the most devastating striker across all combat sports. Hailing from Cameroon, this French powerhouse burst onto the UFC scene in December 2015, leaving a trail of knockout victories in his wake, with 12 out of his 17 career wins via knockout. Ngannou’s incredible strength was further solidified in 2018 when he set a record for the world’s most powerful punch. This feat was achieved through testing on a PowerKube machine, which assesses the force, speed, and precision of a punch. The results were nothing short of ...

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Liam Nolan: His Resilient Mother Instilled Unwavering Mental Strength Within Him

Liam Nolan: His Resilient Mother Instilled Unwavering Mental Strength Within Him

On November 3, Liam Nolan returns to Thailand with vengeance in his heart. He’s set to face Sinsamut Klinmee once more at the iconic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok. Their rematch comes after Nolan’s back-to-back wins in ONE Championship but a previous loss to Klinmee. The victor of their earlier bout went on to challenge for the ONE lightweight Muay Thai world championship. Nolan, a former title contender, now faces a hungry competitor looking to usurp his position in the division. This fight is a significant juncture in his career. Nolan reflects on his challenging upbringing, raised by a single ...

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Young Irish Star from McGregor vs. Aldo Press Event Gears Up for MMA Debut on Dec 8

Young Irish Star from McGregor vs. Aldo Press Event Gears Up for MMA Debut on Dec 8

Nate Kelly, the spirited Dublin lad, famous for his antics at the Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo presser, is stepping into the MMA cage with PFL. Nearly a decade ago, during the media frenzy leading up to the original McGregor vs. Aldo showdown, a young kid perched on a man’s shoulders captured hearts. That kid was Nate Kelly, who boldly declared himself ‘the new breed in the UFC’ and appealed to Dana White for an advance on a future paycheck to attend UFC 189. Ariel Helwani broke the news about Nate’s upcoming amateur bout in PFL Europe on his X ...

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Andrew Tate's Unfiltered Take on Mike Majlak's Mental Health Struggles in Gaza: A Candid Perspective

Andrew Tate’s Unfiltered Take on Mike Majlak’s Mental Health Struggles in Gaza: A Candid Perspective

In a recent social media post, Mike Majlak opened up about his ongoing mental health struggles, sharing his experiences with anxiety, obsessiveness, and intrusive thoughts since the age of 13. He candidly discussed how these issues had led to bouts of intense depression, impacting his daily life and relationships. Majlak also expressed his intent to explore new forms of therapy for his condition. However, he emphasized that his message was primarily aimed at those who could relate to his experiences, not those who couldn’t. Andrew Tate, in response to Majlak’s message, seemed to overlook this distinction and, with a somewhat ...

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Islam Makhachev Speaks Out: Jon Jones' Pound-for-Pound Dominance Leaves Me Puzzled

Islam Makhachev Speaks Out: Jon Jones’ Pound-for-Pound Dominance Leaves Me Puzzled

Islam Makhachev recently shared his thoughts on Jon Jones maintaining the UFC’s pound-for-pound throne, despite his 2-0 victory over featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski in under nine months. Previously, Volkanovski held the No. 2 spot in the UFC P4P rankings, with Makhachev in third place. Interestingly, Volkanovski retained his position even after losing to Makhachev at UFC 284 in February. Their rematch at UFC 294 ended with Makhachev’s emphatic first-round knockout win. BREAKING: Islam Makhachev knocks out Alexander Volkanovski in UFC 294 Main Event 😱 pic.twitter.com/QE0RFu4wJm — Big Dak (@ItReallyBeDak) October 21, 2023 Following this remarkable win, many believed Makhachev had ...

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Khamzat Chimaev Accuses UFC of Coercion in Weight Miss Before Nate Diaz Clash

Khamzat Chimaev Accuses UFC of Coercion in Weight Miss Before Nate Diaz Clash

Khamzat Chimaev’s much-anticipated octagon return is imminent, following a hiatus after his impressive win over Kevin Holland at UFC 279. Originally set to face Nate Diaz, a twist of fate led to him squaring off against Holland due to Chimaev’s substantial 7.5-pound weight miss. In the meantime, Diaz fought Tony Ferguson, securing a submission victory in the final bout of his UFC contract. Chimaev’s weight hiccup garnered extensive media attention, fueling speculation about his move to the middleweight division, possibly influenced by the UFC. Chimaev, however, hinted at a different narrative during a recent pre-fight media session, suggesting that the ...

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Chael Sonnen's Suggestion: Israel Adesanya's MMA Retirement - A Thoughtful Choice?

Chael Sonnen’s Suggestion: Israel Adesanya’s MMA Retirement – A Thoughtful Choice?

Israel Adesanya, who recently experienced a surprising loss to Sean Strickland, has decided to step away from the UFC for an extended period. Adesanya’s journey in the middleweight division has been nothing short of remarkable. He ascended to the throne in 2019 and successfully defended his title several times. He even pursued ‘champ-champ’ status, engaging in a memorable two-fight series against Alex Pereira in which he lost and reclaimed his belt. However, the shocker came during his recent headlining bout at UFC 293 in Sydney, where he was outpointed by Strickland. This defeat signaled that perhaps Adesanya’s frequent and admirable ...

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Jake Paul Unveils Official Fight Date for His Upcoming Bout

Jake Paul Unveils Official Fight Date for His Upcoming Bout

Jake Paul is gearing up for another boxing match later this year. The “Problem Child” last fought in August, securing a unanimous decision win against Nate Diaz, who was making his boxing debut. This victory came after Paul’s first career loss to Tommy Fury in February. Since the Diaz fight, things have been relatively quiet about Paul’s next move in combat sports. However, the 26-year-old has recently revealed that he will step back into the boxing ring on December 15. While he hasn’t disclosed his opponent yet, Most Valuable Promotions suggested that the name will be announced after the Amanda ...