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4:36 PM ET ESPN staff Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment UFC 222, taking place Saturday, March 3, features ESPN’s No. 1 pound-for-pound female fighter Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino facing top prospect Yana Kunitskaya for the featherweight belt. Cyborg (19-1) has not lost since her professional debut in 2005 and is coming off a
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Bellator MMA’s 2018 schedule will revolve heavily around its Heavyweight World Grand Prix, but the promotion’s featherweight division may actually be its most intriguing. Bellator has a wealth of young talent at 145 pounds, including SBG Ireland’s James Gallagher (7-0), Los Angeles’ A.J. McKee (10-0), Aaron Pico (2-1) and former Ohio University wrestler Tywan Claxton
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Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone tied the all-time record for UFC victories on Friday night, defeating Yancy Medeiros by first-round TKO in Austin, Texas. But it’s not necessarily what he accomplished, it’s how he did it. Cerrone became a fan-favorite due to his willingness to fight anyone at any time and consistently put on a show. The
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The California State Athletic Commission has officially scheduled an administrative hearing on UFC star Jon Jones’ failed drug test, during a meeting later this month in Anaheim. Jones (22-1) will appear before the commission on Feb. 27. The hearing has been expected for months, but was only added to CSAC’s official agenda on Wednesday. MMAFighting.com
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Check out my rankings within each division by clicking on the links below. Who is the best fighter regardless of weight class? See ESPN’s pound-for-pound rankings. Plus, check out our women’s pound-for-pound rankings. Note: Results through Feb. 12, 2018. Divisional Rankings Heavyweight | Light heavyweightMiddleweight | Welterweight | LightweightFeatherweight | Bantamweight | FlyweightWomen’s bantamweight |
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