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Make your predictions for Alexander Volkov vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Make your predictions for Alexander Volkov vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

[ad_1] We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 207 event in Las Vegas. Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Thursday at noon ET (9 a.m. PT). Those MMA Junkie …

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Remembering ‘The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion’ 25 years later

Remembering ‘The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion’ 25 years later

[ad_1] 1996 was the year Sen. John McCain infamously called mixed martial arts “human cockfighting” when he sought to have the sport banned in all 50 states before it could really take off in the U.S. UFC 1 had taken place just three years prior on Nov. 12, 1993, marking the birth of MMA, and …

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Breaking down Ketlen Vieira's controversial win over Holm

Breaking down Ketlen Vieira’s controversial win over Holm

[ad_1] Social media, predictably, erupted in the moments after the UFC women’s bantamweight fight between Ketlen Vieira and Holly Holm ended on Saturday at Apex with Vieira picking up a split decision victory. Most fans, and UFC announcers Jon Anik, Daniel Cormier and Paul Felder, seemed to believe Holm had won. The only two people …

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UFC to Debut in France After Ten-Year Campaign Boosts Global Goals

UFC to Debut in France After Ten-Year Campaign Boosts Global Goals

[ad_1] UFC’s announcement that it will host its first event in France on Sept. 3 at the Accor Arena in Paris follows a decade-long push to enter France, where MMA was illegal until two years ago. It also underscores the organization’s drive to become a global brand with local ties. The move will allow the approximately …

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