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Pounds | UFC Fight Night 102 Weigh-in Results: Lewis, Abdurakhimov Cleared For Clash

At Thursday morning’s official weigh-ins, both big boys cleared thefinal hurdle before climbing into the Octagon, as did the rest ofthe card, giving the entire event the expected green light.Abdurakhimov tipped the scale at 253.8 pounds. Lewis came in at265.6 pounds. UFC Fight Night 102 Weigh-in Results: DerrickLewis (265.6) vs. ShamilAbdurakhimov (253.8) AnthonyHamilton (254.6) vs. […]

Mcgregor | Conor McGregor Seeking Judicial Review Of Nevada Athletic Commission Fine

ConorMcGregor is still fighting the hefty fine he received from theNevada Athletic Commission for his part in a water-bottle throwingincident ahead of UFC202 . McGregor was fined $150,000 — five percent of his disclosed $3million purse — and sentenced to 50 hours of community service forthe melee that occurred at a press conference before UFC […]

Appearance | Emil Meek Required To Shave Beard By Ontario Commission Ahead Of UFC 206 Bout

Norwegian welterweight Emil WeberMeek will be forced to change his trademark look ahead of hisUFC debut. “I was just [told] by the Ontario state commission that I had toshave my beard….No I’m not f”-ing kidding,” Meek wrote. “Even[matchmaker] Sean Shelby said it was ridiculous…As much as I wantto keep my beard, I want to fight […]

Ngannou | By The Numbers – Fight Night Albany

3 Consecutive knockouts by Ngannou inside the Octagon across his first three UFC bouts 100 Finishing rate percentage by Ngannou across his eight career wins 5 Career knockouts by Ngannou 3 Career submissions by Ngannou 3 Different submissions used to win by Ngannou – standing guillotine choke, arm-triangle choke and armbar 3.55 Significant strikes landed […]

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