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Jan 24, 2023 Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold intends to pursue fights outside UFC after securing his release from the company. In an appearance on “The MMA Hour” on Monday, Rockhold, 38, revealed he and UFC have mutually parted ways, ending a partnership that began in 2013. Rockhold retired in the Octagon in August,
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11:17 AM ET Ranked lightweights Dan Hooker and Jalin Turner will square off at UFC 285, both fighters confirmed on social media. Hooker announced the bout on “The MacLife” and Turner confirmed shortly after via Instagram. UFC 285 takes place on March 4 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Hooker (22-12) is coming off a
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Alex Pereira wants revenge for his coach and mentor, Glover Teixeira, while chasing UFC double champ status. Pereira (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC), the current UFC middleweight champion, has expressed interest in moving up to light heavyweight to challenge newly minted titleholder Jamahal Hill. The Brazilian appeared in the comments section of Hill’s (7-1 MMA, 4-0
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is planning to book reigning bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling opposite former 135-pound titleholder Henry Cejudo for the upcoming UFC 287 pay-per-view (PPV) event, recently made official for Sat., April 8, 2023 at a city and venue to be determined. That’s according to MMA Fighting. Sterling (22-3) is currently healing from an
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Newly-crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Alex Pereira had to stand by and watch his longtime friend, coach, and mentor, Glover Teixeira, get destroyed by 205-pound knockout artist Jamahal Hill in the UFC 283 pay-per-view (PPV) main event last weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Will “Poatan” put his first middleweight title defense on hold to
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6:00 PM ET For the second time this month, Bellator has made a move to shore up the existing talent on its roster. The MMA promotion has re-signed light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov to a multiyear, multifight contract, Bellator officials told ESPN on Monday. Two weeks ago, Bellator re-signed former featherweight champion AJ McKee, one
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