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Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie fight for inaugural featherweight title at UFC 208

The UFC will crown its first female featherweight champion at UFC 208 – and Cristiane Justino won’t be vying for the title.

The inaugural 145-pound belt will go to either former champion Holly Holm (10-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) or Germaine de Randamie (7-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC), who will kick off a new female weight class for the UFC, which currently boasts 115-pound strawweight and 135-pound bantamweight divisions. 441 more words

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Video: Watch UFC Fight Night 101's Derek Brunson smash Roan Carneiro as part of run of first-round knockouts

Derek Brunson has been on an absolute tear. With five straight wins, and seven of eight in the UFC, he’s on the verge of title contention. 191 more words

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UFC Fight Night 94 results: Roan Carneiro tops Kenny Robertson by split decision

HIDALGO, Texas – Roan Carneiro didn’t exactly go guns a-blazing against Kenny Robertson, but he did do just enough to eek out a victory.

After a conservative effort from the Brazilian, Carneiro (21-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC) edged out Roberson (15-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC) for a split-decision victory with scores of 28-29, 30-27, and 29-28. 369 more words

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UFC Fight Night 94's Roan Carneiro motivated by Kenny Robertson's past Brazilian dominance

So far, all Brazilian fighters who’ve faced UFC welterweight Kenny Robertson have met the same fate: simply put, they lost.

But there’s someone who’s looking to change that. 537 more words

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Roan Carneiro vs. Kenny Robertson added to UFC Fight Night 94

The card for UFC Fight Night continues to come together with the addition of a bout between Roan Carneiro and Kenny Robertson.

The fight was announced on the… 234 more words

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UFC's Roan Carneiro announces return to welterweight division

Roan Carneiro has always preferred to fight at welterweight. Some recent success kept him in the middleweight division, but now he’s ready to go back where he’s most comfortable. 336 more words

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UFC Fight Night 83 medical suspensions: Joe Riggs among 4 fighters out indefinitely

Eight fighters from Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 83 card in Pittsburgh have been issued medical suspensions following their bouts, including four who are shut down indefinitely. 346 more words

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