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UFC 214's Aljamain Sterling jabs at Renan Barao's downfall, talks potential Jimmie Rivera clash

ANAHEIM, Calif. – UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling didn’t want anything raining on his parade.

Wearing his trademark gold chain, Sterling (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) reveled in… 572 more words


UFC 214 results: Aljamain Sterling scores big win over Renan Barao at 140-pound catchweight

Even with five extra pounds on his frame, Renan Barao couldn’t keep up with Aljamain Sterling.

Sterling (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) wore out Barao (34-5-1 MMA, 9-4 UFC) over three rounds to put the biggest win on his resume with a unanimous decision over the ex-bantamweight champ. 361 more words


UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones prelim card preview and predictions.

UFC 214 day is finally here! Finally, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have their long-awaited rematch over two years in the making! Demian Maia will finally get a Welterweight title shot, fan favorite sluggers Donald Cerrone and Robbie Lawler will finally face off, Cristiane Cyborg will finally get a UFC title shot, and a top contender will be determined in the Light Heavyweight division! 1,890 more words


UFC 214 - Daily Fantasy Picks

It’s finally happening. The biggest fight of 2017 is finally here.

Yes, I’m talking about Ruthless Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cowboy Cerrone.

Of course, UFC 214 is also headlined by Light Heavyweight Champ Daniel Cormier facing his nemesis Jon Jones in a re-match that feels 25 years in the making.   413 more words

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UFC 214 prelims pre-event facts: Renan Barao's takedown defense is absolutely flawless

(This story originally appeared Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on MMAjunkie.)

UFC 214 is hands down the most stacked event of the year – so much so that the preliminary card for today’s event, which takes place at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., is worthy of its own pre-event facts showcase. 710 more words


Past weight-cut issues for Renan Barao push UFC 214 fight vs. Aljamain Sterling to catchweight

When Aljamain Sterling steps into the cage against former bantamweight champion Renan Barao at UFC 214 next month, it won’t be at 135 pounds.

Instead, the California State Athletic Commission appears to be using arguably the worst moment of Barao’s career to make the fight take place at a catchweight. 453 more words


UFC 214: Weight Watchers

With International Fight week a month away the UFC made sure to stack their UFC 214 main card, but that is a given.  One particular undertone fans are focused on is the fact that the event will take place in Anaheim, California, which means the UFC will have to abide by the California Athletic Commission’s new 10-point regulation regarding the percentage of weight being cut by competitors, the weight of the fighters 10 days and a month away from the event, and the weight of said competitors on the night of the event. 669 more words