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Marc Raimondi, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 25, 2024, 01:37 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Brandon Royval was not the favorite Saturday night. Not in the betting odds, nor in the eyes of the fans in the building. Across the cage from him was Brandon Moreno, the first Mexican-born UFC champion who had yet to win a
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Marc Raimondi, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 24, 2024, 11:22 PM ET Open Extended Reactions UFC top prospect Raul Rosas Jr. fell ill and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bantamweight fight Saturday night at UFC Mexico City just minutes before the fighters were supposed to enter the cage, it was announced on the broadcast. Rosas
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Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 24, 2024, 05:58 PM ET Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Open Extended Reactions Who will fight Francis Ngannou when he returns to the world of mixed martial arts? The answer is an emphatic Renan Ferreira. Ferreira (13-3) knocked out Bellator
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Feb 21, 2024, 09:00 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The Professional Fighters League launches its pay-per-view Super Fight series in a big way when it pits PFL champions against Bellator champions on Saturday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event at Kingdom Arena features two matchups of current PFL champs against the titleholders from newly acquired
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Marc Raimondi, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 23, 2024, 06:09 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Several well-known current and former fighters, including a UFC Hall of Famer, will testify on behalf of the UFC in an upcoming class-action antitrust case, per a brief filed Thursday in U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. Current star Michael
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Feb 23, 2024, 08:26 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The growth of MMA in the past couple of decades has been astronomical. Fighters from every major continent have won championships across the UFC, PFL and Bellator, and the three promotions already have cards scheduled outside the United States in 2024, including Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia,
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