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UFC on ESPN 13: Kattar vs. Ige full card preview and predictions

The UFC is currently on a stretch of three events in an eight-day span, which kickstarts a 12- event stretch over a 12-week span, the first four of which will take place on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi. 1,977 more words

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UFC Kattar vs Ige Prelim Breakout Star: Khamzat Chimaev

The Prelim Breakout Star is a once per event article that helps fans get to know those who will be entertaining them from the undercard. The intention of the article is not to bring attention to the most talented fighter on the preliminary card, but rather one that the common fan may have overlooked or underestimated. 440 more words

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Calvin Kattar vs Dan Ige

Calvin Kattar (-310) (21-4-0)

Calvin Kattar is steadily rising in his fourth year in the UFC featherweight division. He’s an excellent boxer who throws long punches with good power. 501 more words

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Abdul Razak Alhassan vs Mounir Lazzez

Abdul Razak Alhassan (-320) (10-1-0)

Alhassan comes into this fight 2-0 in the UFC but hasn’t fought for two years due to ongoing legal battles. He’s gone through a dark period and he’ll be eager to get back into the octagon with his name vindicated. 214 more words

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Jimmie Rivera vs Cody Stamann

Jimmie Rivera (-135) (22-4-0)

Jimmie Rivera comes into this matchup on a 2-fight losing skid, yet those losses came against newly crowned champion Petr Yan and top contender Aljimain Sterling. 330 more words

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Tim Elliott vs Ryan Benoit

Tim Elliott (-120) (16-11-1)

UFC veteran Tim Elliott enters this fight on a 3-fight losing skid. He was submitted by Brandon Royval just over a month ago and lost a decision to Askar Askarov back in January. 334 more words

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