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11:36 PM ET Chris Weidman has another hurdle to overcome after a gruesome broken leg sustained in a fight earlier this year. The former UFC middleweight champion wrote Wednesday on Instagram that he will need another surgery on the right leg he fractured in a fight with Uriah Hall at UFC 261 on April 24.
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6:59 PM ET The UFC has had to make several changes to its Fight Night card for Saturday in Las Vegas. The scheduled co-main event pitting rising heavyweights Shamil Abdurakhimov and Chris Daukaus was removed from the card due to COVID-19 protocols involving Daukaus’ camp, UFC officials told ESPN on Tuesday. In addition, a welterweight
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1:02 PM ET Clay Collard’s quest for $1 million resumes in August. The MMA veteran, who made a name for himself last year in the boxing world, is two wins away from winning the PFL 2021 lightweight championship and one of the six $1 million prizes. He will face Raush Manfio in the semifinals of
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4:52 PM ET A rematch of one of the best title fights in UFC welterweight history is on deck. Kamaru Usman, ranked as ESPN’s top pound-for-pound MMA fighter, will defend his UFC welterweight title in a second fight with Colby Covington in the main event of UFC 268 in November, UFC president Dana White told
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10:20 PM ET Any questions about TJ Dillashaw‘s standing in the bantamweight division after a long layoff have been answered — emphatically. Dillashaw, the former two-time UFC bantamweight champion, defeated Sandhagen via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) in a bloody, back-and-forth fight Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Sandhagen
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2:44 AM ET An important women’s bantamweight fight is off this weekend’s UFC card. The scheduled co-main event bout between Aspen Ladd and Macy Chiasson has been canceled because of an undisclosed Chiasson injury, UFC officials told ESPN on Thursday. The Saturday event in Las Vegas will go on with 11 fights. 1 Related ESPN
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9:21 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Logan Paul and Anderson Silva aren’t boxers by trade, but they could meet in the ring. The YouTube star and UFC legend are discussing a boxing match that would take place later this year, Paul’s manager, Jeff Levin, told ESPN. Paul, 26, competed in an exhibition boxing event with Hall
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11:45 AM ET The PFL has announced its official playoffs schedule, which consists of three events in August. The events will take place on Aug. 13, 19 and 27. All of the cards will be held at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida and air on ESPN platforms. The first event features
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