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Shakur Stevenson Breaks Down Felix Caraballo, Stops Him In Six

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WBO featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson made a successful 130 pound debut against Felix Caraballo, working him down to a sixth round stoppage victory in a non title fight at the MGM Grand Conference Center on Tuesday night.

Stevenson toyed with his opponent, breaking him down with every shot before, eventually ending the fight with a big body shot in the sixth round. The shot sent Caraballo to his knees and his gloves on the canvas and while stuck there because of the pains, the referee Tony Weeks was forced to end the fight at exactly 1:31 of the sixth.

With the win, the 2016 silver medallist Stevenson retained his unbeaten record and improved to (14-0, 8KOs). Stevenson was placed a 100-1 favourite, heading into the fight and he proved right the bookmarkers by winning all the five rounds (50-44, 50-44, 50-43) before the stoppage, dropping Caraballo (13-2-2, 9 KOs) twice in the first round…

UFC On ESPN 9 : Tyron Woodley Feels Good After Gilbert Burns Loss

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Former Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley feels somehow unusual after his UFC on ESPN 9 Main event loss to rising contender Gilbert Burns on Saturday night at the Apex Center in Las Vegas.

Woodley was dominated from start to finish in a fight that was supposed to be his bounce back from his title loss to Kamaru Usman about 15 months ago. The first back to back loss in his professional career but this seemed to bother him less as he felt and look d alot calmer in his post fight interview.
“I felt good,” Woodley said. “I have no excuses. I felt good. I train hard. I was in great shape. I felt like I did everything right. Everything felt good from the walkout to the stretch, to every single thing about the fight. I looked him in the eyes yesterday and knew he was going to be ready to fight. I thought that was good. He did a good job of keeping the distance (and) not coming at the shots. I fel…

UFC On ESPN 9 Results : Mackenzie Dern Taps Hannah Cifers With History Making Submission

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Mackenzie Dern made little work of fellow Strawweight contender Hannah Cifers but had to go through an aggressive and relentless attack in the early minutes of the fight to eventually win the fight in the opening bout of UFC On ESPN 9 Main Card, which took place on Saturday night at the Apex Center in Las Vegas. Aired on ESPN/ESPN+.

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Dern (8-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) was only able to make the fight after, she took the fight to the canvas and forced Cifers (10-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) to submit with a knee bar at exactly 2:36 mark of the first round. The best finish on the card.
Cifers came out swinging after the opening bell, fired blows, elbows and knees, making the fight very dirty from the first second and thereby, taking Dern off her game. After a couple of strikes, She pushed Dern away and got back to the center, where she planned starting all over again. Dern l…

UFC On ESPN 9 Results : Gilbert Burns Dominates Tyron Woodley To Win Decision

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Fast rising contender Gilbert Burns brought former Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley some rude awakening in the main event of UFC On ESPN 9 Main event on Saturday night at the Apex Center.

Woodley went into the fight after almost more than a year away from the Octagon and his return wasn't as palatable as he perceived, with Gilbert Burns pressuring and dominating him from the opening round till the end to win a unanimous decision 50-44 twice and 55-45 on the Judges scorecards.
“I’m very happy. I trained so hard for this fight. I knew I could do it. I was calling this guy out for a reason,” Burns told Daniel Cormier in his post-fight interview. “My name now has got to be the No. 1 contender. I love the champ, my training partner Kamaru Usman, but c’mon – give me the shot. I’ve got a lot of love for you, but I’m next. I want to fight for the title. If they want to make the f…

UFC On ESPN 9 Video Highlights : Tyron Woodley Vs Gilbert Burns

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Gilbert Burns has now established himself as a top contender in the UFC welterweight division by dominating former champ Tyron Woodley throughout the UFC on ESPN 9 main event to win a unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Apex Center in Las Vegas. Live on ESPN/ESPN+.

Tyron Woodley was ones a very dominant force in the UFC welterweight division Burns was ready for everything, he could bring, dominating him from the opening bell, cut him open early in the fight and controlled the fight both on feet and on the canvas to earn a unanimous decision 50 - 44 twice and 50-45 on the Judge's scorecards.

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Burns didn't joke about his intent after defeating the former champion. He called out Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in his post fight Interview.

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UFC On ESPN 9 Results : Tyron Woodley Vs Gilbert Burns

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Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is stepping back in the Octagon against Rising Contender Gilberto Burns in the main event of UFC on ESPN 9 tonight, the first time since loosing his title to current champion Kamaru Usman.

Woodley (19-4-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) will be looking to bounce back from the one side performance in his last outing and in so doing, stop one of the biggest prospects in the Welterweight division in Burns (18-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC).

Both fighters performed their duties in making the fight official by hitting the scales at the 170.5 pounds respectively during the weigh Ins that ended with only one fighter missing weight.

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Two heavyweights Blagoy Ivanov (18-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) meets Augusto Sakai (14-1-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will collide in an action promising co-feature and made official …

English Premier League Set Return For June 17th

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The English Premier League is set to make a return to our screens after three months of lockdown and the first two games will be the big clash - Manchester City Vs Arsenal FC and  Aston Villa Vs Sheffield United, which takes place on Wednesday 17th of June.

The first full round of football with take place from June 19 to June 21st which will be the first time since a ban was placed on gatherings due to the Corona Virus pandemic. The first two games, taking place on the 17th where games postponed earlier this year to give room for the EFL cup final.

After the fixtures, scheduled for 17th every team in the Premier League will each have 29 games on their tally, while the remaining games will be played on any suitable day in the week with a maximum of four games each on Saturdays and Sundays.

Key Points Ahead Of Restart Provisional restart date of June 17 agreed, subject to safety requirements Aston Villa vs Shef…

Kamaru Usman Has Conor McGregor Option For Title Defence - Manager

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The UFC welterweight division is presently red hot and with Just too many contenders angling for a shot against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. However, He seem to have a big option for his next title defence.

Before now, Usman was linked with a summer title defence against BMF title holder Jorge Masvidal but it seems "GameBred" is angling towards a rematch with Nate Diaz, which has indirectly forced Usman into search for other available options.

According to Usman's trainer Ali Abdelaziz, Usman could give Conor McGregor a title shot if Masvidal isn't ready to take a shot at the welterweight title. GET UPDATES ON YOUR FAVOURITE SPORTS
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Delivered by FeedBurner Abdelaziz made the statement, while speaking to UFC's broadcast partners ESPN on Sunday 
The fight between the welterweight champion and the former two divisio…

Tito Ortiz Details Call About Prospect Of Facing Boxing Legend Mike Tyson

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There has been a lot of vibe surrounding the return of two time undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson and with that many have lined up as potential opponents for ones scary Knockout artist "Iron Mike" and among those is Tito Ortiz.

Ortiz has competed against many Combat Sports Legends in his Career but this will definitely be the biggest of them all as there isn't any over the last two decades with the profile Tyson will be bringing to the ring.

Ortiz revealed in an interview with TMZ, he was recently been contacted with a proposal to face Mike Tyson in his return to the boxing ring but left out, who exactly contacted him for the fight.
“I got a phone call and someone started asking me, ‘What do you think about fighting Mike Tyson?’ I was like, ‘Really?’ This is an opportunity that I like. I’m in,'” Ortiz said. GET UPDATES ON YOUR FAVOURITE SPORTS
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Dillian Whyte Reveals Sparring Tyson Fury Session - I Bashed Him About

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Top British Contender Dillian Whyte isn't among those to brag about his accomplishments during sparring but somehow, The WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has given him no choice but to spill out what really happen during their infamous sparring sessions.

Whyte has been the mandatory challenger to the WBC heavyweight title for at least two years since defeating Oscar Rivas at the O2 in London and is presently in line to face Fury, who is presently contracted to face Deontay Wilder in a trilogy or any one with the title by 2021.
“Well, me and Tyson Fury sparred, and I bashed him about and I dropped him on multiple occasions,” Whyte told Sky Sports in an interview that aired Friday. “It’s as simple as that. You know, he wants to sit around, talking this and saying that. But if I’m such an easy fight, why is he not in any rush to fight me? He said before beating Wilder, ‘When I beat…

UFC To Reschedule Dustin Poirier Vs Dan Hooker For June 27

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The UFC is working on rescheduling Dustin Poirier's meeting with Dan Hooker as headling bout on June 27th fight Card. Their first meeting date got cancelled due to the Corona Virus pandemic.

Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 UFC), who attained Interim Lightweight championship status in the past is looking to stop one of the surging contenders in the lightweight division, when he takes on Dan Hooker (20-8 MMA, 10-4 UFC).

The information which was first reported by Combat, is still in works for the UFC event on the 27th of June and the our informant pleaded to remain anonymous as the Promotion is yet to officially announce the fight. GET UPDATES ON YOUR FAVOURITE SPORTS
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Delivered by FeedBurner Information reaching Us l, has it that the Promotion is planning to stage the event at the UFC Apex, which is located in Las Vegas. However this will be dependent on if …

Conor McGregor G.O.A.T List Attracts Savage Replies From Diaz, Khabib And Jones

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Former UFC Two Weight Champion Conor McGregor made himself trend with replies to his post on who is the Greatest Of All Time (G.O.A.T) and with that caused a bit of a stir among the top MMA fighters.

McGregor ranked his top four MMA fighters of all time in a post on his Twitter handle on Saturday, listing himself among those best suited for the number 1 spot. However, time didn't fly before replies started pouring in fr fans and professionals.

McGregor named Anderson Silva, Georges St Pierre and Jon Jones among the top G.O.A.T  contenders in his list. Jon Jones was the first to reply McGregor, making reference to his lack of title defence and adviced him to attain that status before thinking of G.O.A.T status.


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