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It will be a while until Jiri Prochazka is back in the Octagon. Two weeks ago, shockwaves rippled through the mixed martial arts (MMA) community when news broke that Prochazka was out of the UFC 282 main event this weekend (Sat., Dec. 10, 2022) and vacating his Light Heavyweight title. Prochazka suffered a bad injury to his shoulder that requires surgery and is expected to leave him sidelined for quite some time, despite his hopes of returning in six months or so. LIVE! Watch UFC 282 PPV On ESPN+ Here! YEAR-END PPV BLOWOUT! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) closes out its…

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Last year’s “Fighter of the Year” favorite Charles Oliveira puts his vote in for who he thinks should win this year. 2022 is nearing a close and although there were many great performances and many great fighters, at the end of December many media outlets will be awarding one fighter as “Fighter of the Year.” Last year, many had the former lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, at the top of their list, but this year, however, with his recent loss, that most likely will not be the case. With this in mind, Oliveira has now placed his vote for 2022 fighter…

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UFC 282 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘Dagestan is the place where champions are made’ On the third episode of UFC 282 Embedded, Paddy Pimblett interviews Dana White. Jared Gordon trains with Belal Muhammad. Darren Till gives 100%. Magomed Ankalaev checks in for fight week; Jan Blachowicz craves gold. UFC 282 takes place on Saturday, December 10, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Former champion Jan Blachowicz and No. 3 ranked contender Magomed Ankalaev clash in the main event with the vacant 205-pound title on the line. UFC 282 Embedded, Episode 3 [embedded content] (Video Courtesy of UFC) UFC 282 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘I am on…

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LAS VEGAS – Jan Blachowicz didn’t expect to be fighting for a title at UFC 282, but now that he is, he intends to make the most of the opportunity.After Jiri Prochazka suffered a serious shoulder injury that forced him to vacate the light heavyweight title, the UFC promoted the matchup between Blachowicz (29-9 MMA, 12-6 UFC) and Magomed Ankalaev (18-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) to Saturday’s main event, putting the belt in the pay-per-view headliner at T-Mobile Arena. Prelims air on ESPN2 and stream on ESPN+. Blachowicz didn’t know his fight would be changed to five rounds with gold on…

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Anthony Smith thinks Conor McGregor would be wise to avoid a fourth fight with Dustin Poirier. McGregor is 1-2 to Poirier in their trilogy series, with both fighters agreeing to a fourth fight after they got into an entertaining back-and-forth on social media earlier this week. Smith admits he would watch the fight just for the pre-fight buildup but thinks McGregor would lose again based on his last two outings at UFC 254 and UFC 264 where he lost to Poirier both times via stoppage, breaking his leg in the trilogy. “I don’t want to pull back the curtain too…

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It got a bit scary there for a second, but it looks like Dustin Poirier is winning his fight against a bad case of staph infection. Poirier revealed at the start of the week that he had been in the hospital for days as doctors struggled to find an antibiotic to treat a staph infection that had started in his foot. Staph is short for staphylococcus bacteria and is a common issue for fighters, but not all staph is created equally. Some responds to treatment immediately and others are more resistant to antibiotics. That upgrades it to Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus…

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This Saturday at UFC 282, Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev will compete for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title. Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jiri Prochazka surprised fans when he vacated the title due to a shoulder injury. The UFC 282 main event was initially supposed to be Prochazka defending his championship against Glover Teixeira in their rematch. However, the severity of the injury forced the former champion to vacate the title so that he wouldn’t hold back the division. MMA Junkie The company also wanted to keep Teixeira in the main event to fight Ankalaev for the title. Teixeira…

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Dustin Poirier wants Nate Diaz to come back for one more fight so he can ‘beat the sh*t’ out of him Former interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz never got to square off inside the octagon, although they were scheduled to fight in 2018. The two were slated to face each other at UFC 230 in November 2018, but an injury forced Poirier out of the fight. A match between the two was briefly discussed earlier this year, but didn’t come to fruition. Diaz fought out his UFC contract at UFC 279 in September and is a…

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The heavyweight division has a new name ready to become a top contender. At UFC on ESPN 42, Sergei Pavlovich made quick work of Tai Tuivasa, finishing the fan-favorite brawler in less than a minute. The result was his sixth-straight first-round finish, while taking out his second big name after former title challenger Derrick Lewis in July. This week, he claims the No. 3 spot in the heavyweight division. Also making moves this week is middleweight Roman Dolidze. Entering his contest unranked against Jack Hermansson, Dolidze turned in a phenomenal performance with a unique calf slicer hold he used to…

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UFC welterweight contender Michel Pereira is feeling impatient. Having defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio back in May, the Brazilian can’t seem to figure out what’s taking the UFC so long to find another fight—although he does have a hunch. In a recent interview with Ag Fight, Pereira blamed his fellow ranked welterweights for the long hiatus, claiming that most of them have been ducking him on purpose. In order to find an opponent, ‘Demolidor’ called out a few of the most notable names in the division, including recent UFC Orlando winner Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, who expressed a willingness to face the Brazilian…

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Welterweight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson capped off UFC Orlando on Saturday with a fourth-round knockout victory following an epic battle with Kevin Holland. Subscribe to get all the latest UFC content: https://ufc.ac/3u8FIJp Experience UFC live with UFC FIGHT PASS, the digital subscription service of the UFC. Visit https://ufcfightpass.com/ To order UFC Pay-Per-Views on ESPN+, visit https://ufc.ac/3NKBvmx (U.S. only) To order UFC Pay-Per-Views, visit http://welcome.ufcfightpass.com/#PPV (Non U.S.) 👉 Shop official UFC Gear, visit https://ufcstore.com 👉 Shop official UFC Memorabilia, visit https://ufccollectibles.com 👉 Shop official UFC VIP Live Event Experiences, visit https://ufc.ac/3Oz2gLH Connect with UFC online and on Social: 🔴 Website: http://www.ufc.com 🔵…

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At the UFC on FOX 23 weigh-ins, Valentina Shevchenko and Julianna Pena squared off ahead of their bantamweight battle in Denver. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com MMA Fighting is your home for exclusive interviews, live shows, and more for one of the world’s fastest-growing sports. Get latest news and more here: http://www.mmafighting.com

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Nate Diaz could leave the UFC in four months, if Dana White fails to offer him an opponent, Ariel Helwani, Dustin Poirier calls Beneil Dariush matchup fake news and much more! Informations about our work: This channel is made for MMA fans and has been in existence since 2014. This channel reports daily about the latest news from the world of Mixed Martial Arts (sports genre). Here we focus our attention on the largest MMA organization in the world – THE UFC -. This channel belongs to one of the biggest MMA news channels in the world and is followed…

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Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald addressed the media after his win at Bellator 222 in New York. For more MMA news: http://www.mmajunkie.com Upcoming events: http://mmajunkie.com/rumors Fighter rankings: http://mmajunkie.com/rankings Connect with MMA Junkie on social media! Like us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/officialmmajunkie Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MMAjunkie Find us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/mmajunkiedotcom Subscribe to get the latest MMA news and videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxQfUu6vIJGZDODSwhr0m9w?sub_confirmation=1

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Johannesburg, South Africa – The EFC is excited to share the news of a massive new 5-year partnership with Mobile Streams plc (MOS), the AIM quoted mobile content and data intelligence company, who now become the exclusive provider of non-fungible tokens (NFT) for Africa’s most-watched sports and entertainment entity.  MOS will produce a large range of NFTs for EFC, helping to engage and reward fans as well as reaching new ones. They will be sold via a primary marketplace on HeroesNFTclub that MOS is creating exclusively for the EFC and will also be accessed via other digital touch points, such…

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UFC 283 is rounding out as 2022 comes to a close. MMA Mania’s Alex Behunin confirmed today (Tues., Dec. 6, 2022) that a Bantamweight clash between Cody Stamann (20-5-1) and Luan Luiz Lacerda (12-1) is headed to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 283 on Jan. 21, 2023. This past June 2022, Stamann snapped a three-fight losing streak in emphatic fashion, finishing seasoned veteran, Eddie Wineland, via a 59-second technical knockout (watch highlights). The win earned Stamann his first Performance of the Night bonus in UFC since arriving in July 2017. Lacerda will enter the Octagon on a solid 10-fight…

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UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier has shared a positive update after being in the hospital for two days due to an infection. Top contender in the UFC lightweight division, Dustin Poirier has found himself in poor health of late. Coming off of his UFC 281 win over Michael Chandler, Poirier had been dealing with a staff infection in his foot. He has taken to social media to describe a bit of the issue he has been dealing with. Poirier has been circling the UFC lightweight division top five for a while now. He put himself in a great position with his last…

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Dustin Poirier shares photo of badly infected foot Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is battling a staph infection that is not responding to antibiotics. On Monday, Poirier tweeted, “Shits getting serious” from his hospital room. He remains in the hospital and shared a photo of his badly infected foot on Tuesday. He hopes to be released tomorrow. Wut da helllll pic.twitter.com/7YIYmlSrgl— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 6, 2022 Poirier is coming off a submission win over Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on November 12. He’s currently ranked as the No. 2 contender in the 155-pound division. Tracy Cortez speaks…

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