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DALLAS — UFC flyweight contender Alexandre Pantoja talks to the media and shares his thoughts on the Brandon Moreno–Kai Kara-France interim title fight, why he’s frustrated at the possibility of having to wait for Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo to fight for a fourth time, his view of Figueiredo’s current fitness levels, whether he’d be willing
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Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France each earned $50,000 for their rematch in the co-headliner UFC 277. The flyweights earned “Fight of the Night” on Saturday, UFC President Dana White announced at the post-fight press conference. Moreno emerged from the rematch with a third-round TKO courtesy of a body kick that folded Kara-France. Moreno captured the
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MMA Fighting has UFC 277 results for the Peña vs. Nunes 2 event Saturday night, live blogs of the entire main card, and UFC 277 live Twitter updates. In the main event, Julianna Peña defends her UFC women’s bantamweight title against in a rematch against former champion Amanda Nunes. Peña previously defeated Nunes in December
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The World MMA Awards 2022 nominees have been announced. MMA Fighting has been nominated for MMA Media Source of the Year, an award that the outlet has won five times. Deputy editor Shaheen Al-Shatti and journalist Ariel Helwani have both been nominated for MMA Journalist of the Year, while Helwani’s popular The MMA Hour program
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Dana White had the same reaction upon hearing his matchmaker’s plan of pitting Sean O’Malley against former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan as many fight fans. “We were in matchmaking and Sean Shelby actually came up with that fight,” the UFC president explained in his post-fight press conference after Tuesday’s Contender Series event. “Sean Shelby
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The “UFC 277 Countdown” video showcases a pair of rematches, one featuring Julianna Peña seeking a second win over Amanda Nunes following one of the biggest upsets in MMA history, the other a thrilling flyweight clash between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France with interim gold on the line. Peña became the UFC’s undisputed champion at
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The UFC’s second pay-per-view event of July will have a trio of familiar voices calling the action. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that the UFC 277 commentary team includes Jon Anik on play-by-play duties, while Joe Rogan and former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier will provide color commentary.
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