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WATCH | Tony Ferguson trains with David Goggins ahead of UFC 296 return against Paddy Pimblett

Josh Evanoff - November 7, 2023

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is pulling out all the stops ahead of his return against Paddy Pimblett. ‘El Cucuy’ has been out of the octagon since a clash with Bobby Green in July at UFC 291. Despite dropping ‘King’ in the first round, Tony Ferguson suffered a third-round submission defeat. The loss was the former champion’s sixth in a row, and he received many calls to retire post-fight.

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Paddy Pimblett believes he has to "make a statement" against Tony Ferguson to prove he deserves a ranked opponent

Cole Shelton - October 16, 2023

Paddy Pimblett knows he has to make a statement against Tony Ferguson at UFC 296. Pimblett is set to fight for the first time in a year as he takes on Ferguson on Dec. 16. It’s a big fight for both of their careers, as Pimblett has a ton of hype while Ferguson is on a seven-fight losing skid.

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Sean O’Malley believes Paddy Pimblett is in a “lose-lose” situation against Tony Ferguson at UFC 296

Harry Kettle - October 4, 2023

Sean O’Malley has explained why Paddy Pimblett could be in a lose-lose situation against Tony Ferguson at UFC 296. At UFC 296, Paddy Pimblett faces the biggest opponent of his career thus far – Tony Ferguson. ‘El Cucuy’ is a former interim lightweight champion, but with a six-fight losing streak to his name, many wonder whether or not this will serve as his final fight in the promotion. On the flip side, this is a real test for Pimblett to see where exactly he’s at in the lightweight division.

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Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson believes he'll have speed advantage over Paddy Pimblett: "Faster now than I've ever been"

Josh Evanoff - October 3, 2023

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson believes he’ll be faster than Paddy Pimblett. ‘El Cucuy’ has been out of action since a third-round submission loss to Bobby Green in July at UFC 290. The defeat was his sixth in a row, and there were quick calls for Tony Ferguson to retire. However, he quickly hit back at those calls to hang it up and booked a fight with Paddy Pimblett.

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John McCarthy shares the one area Paddy Pimblett can pose problems for Tony Ferguson

Harry Kettle - September 29, 2023

MMA analyst John McCarthy has given his thoughts on the upcoming match-up between Paddy Pimblett and Tony Ferguson. Later this year at UFC 296, Paddy Pimblett will square off against Tony Ferguson. It’s easily the biggest name he’s faced in his mixed martial arts career, but it must be said that fans are divided on this match-up. Some feel as if it’s a great test for both men, whereas others feel like it’s purely being set up with the intention of getting Pimblett a win against a big name.

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Daniel Cormier weighs in on the Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson fight booking: “Gaethje takes a little part of you that you don’t get back”

Josh Evanoff - September 28, 2023

UFC analyst Daniel Cormier has weighed in on Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson. Earlier this week, Dana White announced that ‘The Baddy’ vs. ‘El Cucuy’ was on for December. The two will clash at UFC 296 in December, in what could be Tony Ferguson’s seventh defeat in a row. For his part, Paddy Pimblett is coming off a highly controversial win over Jared Gordon in December.

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Brendan Schaub reacts to Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett booking: "Finally, Tony gets a winnable fight"

Josh Evanoff - September 27, 2023

UFC analyst Brendan Schaub is happy with the announcement of Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett. Earlier this week, Dana White announced that ‘El Cucuy’ and ‘The Baddy’ will fight in December. The two will face off at UFC 296 later this year, in what could be Tony Ferguson’s seventh loss in a row. Meanwhile, Paddy Pimblett is coming off a controversial win over Jared Gordon in December.

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Chael Sonnen shares his thoughts on the recent Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson fight booking: “This isn’t a hard bet”

Susan Cox - September 27, 2023

Chael Sonnen is sharing his thoughts on the recent Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson fight booking. UFC 296 is taking place on Saturday, December 16th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Paddy Pimblett opens as a sizeable betting favorite in return fight against Tony Ferguson

Cole Shelton - September 25, 2023

Paddy Pimblett has opened as a sizeable betting favorite for his UFC 296 fight against Tony Ferguson. UFC CEO Dana White announced on Friday night that Pimblett is set for his first fight in a year as he takes on the former interim lightweight champion in Ferguson. It’s a fight that caught many by surprise, but on paper, does make a lot of sense in terms of where both men are in their careers.

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Michael Bisping explains why Tony Ferguson fight is a “lose-lose” situation for Paddy Pimblett: “It's a really, really tough spot for Paddy”

Susan Cox - September 25, 2023

Michael Bisping is explaining why the newly announced Tony Ferguson fight is a ‘lose-lose’ situation for Paddy Pimblett. Paddy Pimblett (20-3 MMA) will be making his return to the Octagon on Saturday, December 16th when he gets matched up with Tony Ferguson (25-9 MMA) in a lightweight bout at UFC 296.

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Dana White announces two more fights for UFC 296 including Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson

Cole Shelton - September 22, 2023

UFC CEO Dana White has announced two more fights for UFC 296 including the return of Paddy Pimblett. Earlier this week, White announced that UFC 296 would be headlined by a welterweight title fight between Leon Edwards and Colby Covington. The co-main event of UFC 296 sees Alexandre Pantoja defending his flyweight title against Brandon Royval. The card already seemed solid, but White announced two more big fights on social media.

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Paddy Pimblett offers to face Matt Frevola in likely 2024 return: "I like being in exciting fights"

Josh Evanoff - July 21, 2023

UFC lightweight contender Paddy Pimblett is down to face Matt Frevola in his return. ‘The Baddy’ has been out of action since his clash with Jared Gordon at UFC 282 in December. Heading into the matchup, the Scouser had a massive amount of hype riding multiple finish victories in the promotion. However, ‘Flash’ gave him a much tougher fight than expected late last year.

Drew Dober, Paddy Pimblett
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Drew Dober taunts Paddy Pimblett in hopes of securing future fight: “I wonder if he’s going to find his courage”

Susan Cox - July 19, 2023

Drew Dober is taunting Paddy Pimblett in hopes of securing a future fight. Dober (26-12 MMA) was sporting 3 wins in a row before his fight with Matt Frevola (11-3 MMA) in May of this year at UFC 288. It was ‘The Steamrolla’ handing Dober a TKO loss at 4:08 of round 1.

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Paddy Pimblett slams 'publicity stunt' callout from Logan Paul: "People are still talking about me!"

Josh Evanoff - July 18, 2023

UFC lightweight contender Paddy Pimblett doesn’t expect to face Logan Paul anytime soon. ‘The Baddy’ has been out of the cage since a controversial unanimous decision win over Jared Gordon in December. That was the Scouser’s fourth in the UFC, but it came at a cost. Many felt that ‘Flash’ deserved the nod at UFC 282. Furthermore, Paddy Pimblett suffered an ankle injury, resulting in a long layoff.

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Paddy Pimblett plans on being more disciplined with his diet going forward: “It’s ridiculous”

Harry Kettle - July 18, 2023

UFC fighter Paddy Pimblett has explained why he’s going to be more disciplined with his diet moving forward. Ever since his controversial win over Jared Gordon, Paddy Pimblett has had to face a lot of criticism. Many have decided to focus on his in-cage ability, whereas others have raised an eyebrow over his weight gain. Between fights, it’s been well documented that Paddy tends to balloon up in weight, even noting previously that he feels he has an eating disorder.

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Bruce Buffer explains why he wants to see Logan Paul fight Paddy Pimblett in the UFC

Cole Shelton - July 11, 2023

Bruce Buffer is interested in seeing Logan Paul face Paddy Pimblett in the UFC. Paul has expressed interest in fighting in MMA as he has a wrestling background and also has some boxing fights. He also gets along with Dana White and recently asked to fight Paddy Pimblett inside of the Octagon.

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Ilia Topuria has moved past the idea of fighting Paddy Pimblett: “He’s not worth anything”

Harry Kettle - June 21, 2023

UFC fighter Ilia Topuria has moved past the idea of fighting Paddy Pimblett, believing it’s not worth his time and effort. Dating back to UFC London last year, Ilia Topuria and Paddy Pimblett have had a big problem with one another. In fact, it stretches back even beyond that, to a social media interaction between the two.

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Paddy Pimblett

Paddy Pimblett eyeing year-end return to erase "sh*t performance" against Jared Gordon

Josh Evanoff - June 6, 2023

UFC lightweight contender Paddy Pimblett is eyeing his return to the octagon. ‘The Baddy’ was seemingly on his way to becoming the promotion’s next massive star last year. Pimblett debuted in September 2021 and quickly racked up three stoppage victories in the UFC. Furthermore, he even got a brand deal with Barstool Sports. That all led up to the biggest test of the Brit’s career against Jared Gordon last December.