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Jairzinho Rozenstruik KO’s Alistair Overeem in final seconds of heavyweight bout

[ad_1] UFC heavyweight Jairzinho Rozenstruik capped off a magical 2019 run in a big way, as he knocked out Alistair Overeem in the final seconds of their heavyweight bout.Rozenstruik (10-0) needed every bit of the five-round main event to get the job done. Referee Dan Miragliotta waved the fight off at the 4:56 mark of the final round, after Rozenstruik dropped Overeem (45-18) with a straight right hand. The fight
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UFC Fight Night — Aspen Ladd impresses, Song Yadong gets surprising result

[ad_1] There's aggressiveness, and then there's Aspen Ladd.Ladd's coach Jim West found the right motivational tactic Saturday night and spurred his fighter to a third-round TKO win over Yana Kunitskaya on the undercard of UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik.To start the third round, Ladd dropped Kunitskaya with a left hook and then swarmed with ferocity. She never let Kunitskaya recover, taking her back and landing big ground-and-pound shots. Referee
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UFC Fight Night viewers guide

[ad_1] Shortly after Jairzinho Rozenstruik's 29-second knockout of Andrei Arlovski at UFC 244 on Nov. 2, reporters asked the heavyweight whom he wished to fight next. His answer: anybody.A lot can change in five weeks, apparently. In that short amount of time, Rozenstruik's focus turned to Alistair Overeem, whom he will face in the main event of Saturday's UFC Fight Night in Washington D.C. If all goes well, perhaps he'll
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Ronda Rousey-Liz Carmouche — The fight that changed women’s MMA

[ad_1] Amanda Nunes was driving around Miami with her then-girlfriend, Nina Ansaroff, looking for a bar. They had just watched teammates from American Top Team compete in a kickboxing event and were trying to watch UFC 157.The date was Feb. 23, 2013, and the main event was historic as Ronda Rousey was fighting Liz Carmouche in the first women's fight in UFC history. A few months earlier, Rousey, an undefeated
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Tony Ferguson on Khabib Nurmagomedov — I’m in this dude’s head

[ad_1] Tony Ferguson had to delay Christmas season plans and his management had to cut short a Mexican vacation, but when all was said and done, the long-awaited and often-delayed fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov was signed, sealed and official for April 18.After injury, illness and fate saw this fight booked and cancelled on four separate occasions, Ferguson will challenge Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight championship at the Barclays Center in
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Experts weigh in – Will Tony Ferguson be the one to end Khabib Nurmagomedov’s unbeaten streak?

[ad_1] Khabib Nurmagomedov has lost just one round while racking up a 12-0 record in the UFC.It's the second-best start in UFC history behind Anderson Silva, who won his first 16. Nurmagomedov's 28-0 overall record is the best in MMA. Among lightweights, he has the most takedowns landed and highest strike differential, according to ESPN Stats & Information.Unbeatable, right?Maybe not.When Nurmagomedov faces Tony Ferguson on April 18 in Brooklyn, he'll
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Tony Ferguson signs, will fight Khabib Nurmagomedov on April 18

[ad_1] It's official. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will meet in the main event of a UFC pay-per-view event on April 18.Ferguson and his representatives from Ballengee Group met with UFC executives on Friday in Las Vegas, where he formally agreed to the 155-pound title fight. Nurmagomedov signed his contract for the bout earlier this week. The event will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New
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Will Tony Ferguson be the one to end Khabib Nurmagomedov’s unbeaten streak?

[ad_1] Khabib Nurmagomedov has lost just one round while racking up a 12-0 record in the UFC.It's the second-best start in UFC history behind Anderson Silva, who won his first 16. Nurmagomedov's 28-0 overall record is the best in MMA. Among lightweights, he has the most takedowns landed and highest strike differential, according to ESPN Stats & Information.Unbeatable, right?Maybe not.When Nurmagomedov faces Tony Ferguson on April 18 in Brooklyn, he'll
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Conor McGregor to fight Donald Cerrone in main event of UFC 246 on Jan. 18

[ad_1] Conor McGregor will return to the UFC Octagon on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas, according to UFC president Dana White.The UFC is close to finalizing a non-title welterweight bout between McGregor and Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone, which will headline UFC 246 on Jan. 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. McGregor has signed his contract to compete on the date, White told ESPN.Cerrone's representatives say he has agreed to the
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Conor McGregor vs. Cowboy Cerrone — Insider predictions, analysis

[ad_1] Conor McGregor is back.After what seemed like endless speculation, hints and callouts, the announcement was made on Thursday: McGregor will face Donald Cerrone on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas.This will be McGregor's first fight since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title fight at UFC 229 on Oct. 6, 2018. He hasn't won a fight since beating Eddie Alvarez on Nov. 12, 2016.During this layoff, he has faced