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Welcome to the MMA News’ Sleeper Scrap! The relentless schedule of the MMA world means that some fans don’t have a full look at a fight card until days before the event, leaving the promoters to decide which bouts you should be paying the most attention to. Everyone wants to tune in for main events…

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A possible super fight between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou might not be completely off the table after all for a future matchup. Jones earned the vacant heavyweight title at UFC 285, defeating Ciryl Gane by first-round submission. His heavyweight debut couldn’t have gone much better as he didn’t show any ring rust after a…

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A former chairman of the Nevada State Athletic Commission says Dana White and others convinced him to sanction professional slap fighting. After watching Power Slap taking place in 2023, he has regrets regarding his decision to give the go-ahead to White and former UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta. Power Slap has been controversial since its inception,…

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Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier believes that Valentina Shevchenko deserves praise for inspiring the development of the flyweight division. Heading into UFC 285 this past weekend, Shevchenko had amassed seven successful title defenses during one of the lengthiest reigns in the promotion. During her rule, “Bullet” pushed past challenges from the likes of former…

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UFC Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones’ dominant performance at UFC 285 was surprising to most, but not to him and his team. Jones defeated Ciryl Gane at UFC 285 to become the UFC heavyweight champion. He returned after a long hiatus to add another belt to his illustrious career accolades. Jones is now a part of…

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UFC welterweight Ian Garry nearly had to fight another unintended opponent not long after earning a win at UFC 285 on Saturday. Garry earned a TKO win over Song Kenan at UFC 285 to remain unbeaten in his professional MMA career. After getting knocked down in the opening round, he rallied in the last two…

Continue Reading Ian Garry Reveals Aggressive Fan Challenged Him To Fight At UFC 285: “You Don’t Want None Of This Smoke” at MMA News.

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is returning to 135lbs to face Mayra Bueno Silva at a June 3rd UFC Fight Night. MMA Fighting was among the first to report the news of the Tate/Silva booking. Tate returns to bantamweight after a one-fight stint at flyweight didn’t prove fruitful. She lost to Lauren Murphy at…

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Stipe Micoc hasn’t dismissed the idea of training with Daniel Cormier to prepare for a fight with Jon Jones, but it doesn’t sound like it’s something that’s a part of his current plans. The 40-year-old was in attendance for last weekend’s UFC 285 card in Las Vegas, which saw a pair of new champions crowned…

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Ahead of his highly anticipated showdown with Conor McGregor, UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler may have gotten a helping hand from a former opponent of the Irishman’s. After a lengthy period of recovery on the sidelines, 2023 is set to be the year in which former two-division champion McGregor finally returns to action. The sport’s…

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Ian Machado Garry just picked up the fourth win of his UFC career at UFC 285, but the 25-year-old is already planning on getting back into the cage sooner rather than later. “The Future” experienced his most significant moment of adversity since joining the UFC when Kenan Song dropped him late in the first round…

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