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Conor McGregor And Khabib Nurmagomedov Engage In Twitter War

UFC Khabib Nurmagomedov

After watching Khabib Nurmagomedov (pictured) steamroll Edson Barboza at UFC 219, many in the MMA world couldn’t help but think Nurmagomedov is the best lightweight in the game.

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‘UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm’ Live Results

“UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm” goes down Saturday night inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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‘UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm’ Complete Betting Odds

Cris “Cyborg” Justino will be ringing in the New Year with her UFC belt. Holly Holm will start 2018 off with some bruises…

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‘UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm’ Live Weigh-In Results And Video

UFC Holly Holm

The official weigh-ins for “UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm” took place Friday morning in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Floyd Mayweather: I’m Not Fighting In UFC

UFC Floyd Mayweather

Well, that took all of eight hours. After UFC president Dana White claimed the MMA promotion was in talks to sign Floyd Mayweather, the boxing legend quickly killed the chatter.

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Floyd Mayweather In Talks To Fight In UFC (Seriously…)

Boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. (pictured) is discussing a deal to fight in the UFC. Yes, you read that sentence correctly.

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‘UFC on FOX 26: Lawler vs. Dos Anjos’ Live Weigh-In Results And Video

UFC Robbie Lawler

The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FOX 26: Lawler vs. Dos Anjos” took place Friday morning in Winnipeg.

Stream the ceremonial weigh-ins later today live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT.

A welterweight affair between former champion Robbie Lawler (pictured) and Rafael Dos Anjos headlines Saturday’s event. Both fighters hit their marks on the scale, with Lawler clocking 170.5 pounds and the former UFC lightweight champ notching 170 pounds.

A featherweight tilt with Josh Emmett and former top contender Ricardo Lamas serves as the co-main event. Lamas did his job on the scale at 146 pounds, but Emmett missed weight by an astonishing 2.5 pounds. The bout will go on as scheduled, but as a 148.5 pound catchweight contest.

Lamas will score a percentage of Emmitt’s show money for missing weight.

MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada hosts tomorrow’s festivities.

Here are the official results from today’s weigh-ins:

Preliminary Card:

(UFC Fight Pass 4PM ET/1PM PT)

Danny Roberts (170.5) vs. Nordine Taleb (170.5)

Jordan Mein (169) vs. Erick Silva (170.5)

(Fox Sports 1 5PM ET/2PM PT)

Oluwale Bamgbose (184.5) vs. Alessio Di Chirico (185)

Galore Bofando (170) vs. Chad Laprise (170.5)

John Makdessi (153) vs. Abel Trujillo (155.5)

Tim Elliott (125.5) vs. Pietro Menga ()*

Julian Marquez (185) vs. Darren Stewart (185.5)

Jan Blachowicz (205.5) vs. Jared Cannonier (204)

Main Card:

(FOX 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Misha Cirkunov (205.5) vs. Glover Teixeira (205)

Mike Perry (170) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (170.5)

Josh Emmett (148.5)** vs. Ricardo Lamas (146)

Robbie Lawler (170.5) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (170)

* – Menga did not weigh in, bout cancelled.
** – Emmett missed weight by 2.5 pounds

Please click the media player below to watch the ceremonial weigh-ins:

Georges St-Pierre Vacates UFC Middleweight Title After 33 Days

UFC Georges St Pierre

Last month, former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre submitted Michael Bisping unconscious to capture the middleweight crown.

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Report: Stipe Miocic Defends Title Against Francis Ngannou At UFC 220

UFC Stipe Miocic

UFC president Dana White is pulling out all the stops on the promotion’s return to his hometomn of Boston.

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Conor McGregor Throws Shade At Max Holloway

UFC Conor McGregor

The last time Max Holloway lost a fight, it was to Conor McGregor. After Holloway easily disposed of Jose Aldo at UFC 218, McGregor wanted to remind Holloway of their 2013 tango.

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