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11:37 PM ET Ciryl Gane, the UFC heavyweight contender, picked up a critical notch in his belt. Ciryl Gane the budding UFC star? Maybe not so much. Gane completely controlled Jairzinho Rozenstruik in a one-sided, unanimous decision win (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. But
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12:00 AM ET Jeff Wagenheim: A win is a win for Ciryl Gane UFC matchmakers have prepared a seasonal tasting menu of heavyweight fighting for your dining pleasure. The main course, a championship bout at UFC 260 between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou, is still a month away from coming to the table. But Saturday
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1:13 PM ET Angela Hill and Ashley Yoder agreed to fight just last week. Now, the fight will no longer be happening Saturday. The women’s strawweight bout between Hill and Yoder was removed from UFC Fight Night just hours before start of the event due to COVID-19 protocols, the promotion announced Saturday. Yoder said in
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7:08 PM ET The UFC is targeting a second women’s title fight for its April pay-per-view event. Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas for the strawweight title is in the works for UFC 261 on April 24, sources told ESPN. While the fight isn’t finalized yet, April 24 is the date the promotion and both fighters
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2:14 PM ET The UFC has lost a fight from its card this weekend on weigh-in day. Ramazan Kuramagomedov fell ill and was deemed medically unfit to compete at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas, UFC officials confirmed with ESPN on Friday. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news. The illness is not
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9:46 PM ET Former two-division boxing champ Antonio Tarver will return to the ring to fight former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir on April 17, sources confirmed with ESPN on Thursday. Tarver, 52, will box Mir, 41, on the undercard of a pay-per-view event headlined by a boxing match between former MMA champion Ben Askren
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