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10:00 PM ET UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he is still willing to defend his title against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on April 18 at an undisclosed location, but is hopeful the fight could be re-booked as early as August if it that does not happen. As of Thursday evening, Nurmagomedov (28-0) and
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3:13 PM ET The California State Athletic Commission has canceled all combat sports events in the state through May, according to an announcement Thursday from the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs. The measure was taken due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The Commission didn’t take this decision lightly and understands the potential economic loss to promoters
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3:30 PM ET UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko said she hopes to be back “sometime in August” from the leg surgery she underwent a week and a half ago. “I was hoping [the injury] would heal by itself, but when it started to frustrate me a little bit, doctors advised me to have surgery,”
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6:02 PM ET With Khabib Nurmagomedov off the embattled UFC 249 card, his would-be challenger, Tony Ferguson, is saying the UFC lightweight champion should be stripped of his title. Nurmagomedov wrote Wednesday on social media that he is in quarantine and essentially out of what would have been his UFC lightweight title defense April 18.
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3:04 PM ET UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic said Wednesday that he still sees spots in his left eye from a torn retina that was surgically repaired. He said there’s no timetable for his return to the Octagon, but in the meantime, he wages a different kind of battle as a part-time firefighter with the
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6:52 PM ET UFC champion Jon Jones agreed to plead guilty to DWI (second offense) on Tuesday and will not face any jail time if he follows the terms of a plea agreement, according to a spokesperson for the Bernalillo County, New Mexico, district attorney’s office. Jones was arrested on four charges last Thursday in
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12:53 PM ET Despite Dana White’s insistence in recent weeks that the Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov fight will go on, increasingly strict travel restrictions and other precautionary measures designed to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic appear to have the fight on the brink of cancellation. During an Instagram Live interview on March
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8:35 PM ET UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is leaning toward a title defense later in the year with his recovery from a hand injury delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Volkanovksi was set to return to the Octagon at UFC 251 in Perth, Western Australia, on June 7 in a likely rematch with Max Holloway,
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1:31 PM ET UFC star Jon Jones was arrested in New Mexico for alleged aggravated DWI and negligent use of a firearm early Thursday morning, according to a representative for the Albuquerque Police Department. Jones, who was also charged with possession of an open container and no proof of insurance, was released from custody later
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