UFC 226 News

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Junior dos Santos

Junior Dos Santos doesn't find Brock Lesnar's title shot very fair, 'He adds nothing to the sport. He's a guy that cheats'

Drake Riggs - July 12, 2018

Right when UFC 226’s heavyweight championship main event concluded, we knew exactly what the next title fight within the division would be. That, of course, is the return of former UFC champion and WWE star Brock Lesnar who will receive an immediate title shot against new dual-division champion Daniel Cormier once he’s eligible to compete again in January.

Yoel Romero, Daniel Cormier
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Daniel Cormier responds to Yoel Romero's recent fight request

Drake Riggs - July 11, 2018

Daniel Cormier is currently the hottest commodity in the MMA world. And after becoming a dual-division champion at UFC 226, rightfully so. Everyone has their eyes on the light heavyweight and heavyweight titleholder and that ranges from fans to fighters. Some of which being former fighters looking to return like Brock Lesnar and currently active fighters looking to enter into one of Cormier’s divisions.

Colby Covington
Daniel Cormier

VIDEO | Colby Covington talks Daniel Cormier's big win, 'He just passed me up for No. 1 pound-4-pound'

Drake Riggs - July 11, 2018

Colby Covington calls Daniel Cormier the greatest fighter of all time… pic.twitter.com/UUs0yM7DMn — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) July 11, 2018

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Early PPV estimates for UFC 226 are not great

Tom Taylor - July 11, 2018

Despite its being one of the most stacked cards of the year thus far, it seems that UFC 226 did not sell as well as expected. According to a report from MMA Fighting’s Dave Meltzer, who is an expert on such things, early estimates suggest the Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic headlined card sold something in the area of 400,000 pay-per-views — far from a home run.

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Daniel Cormier

Dominick Cruz will be shocked if Brock Lesnar makes it to fight with Daniel Cormier, 'that guy is absolutely doping'

Drake Riggs - July 9, 2018

UFC 226’s super fight aftermath between new UFC heavyweight champion and former champions, Daniel Cormier and Brock Lesnar drew mixed opinions. One of the attendees for the wild night of action was another former UFC champion in Dominick Cruz who was calling the night’s action alongside Joe Rogan and Jon Anik.

Brock Lesnar, Michael Chiesa
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USADA gives update on Brock Lesnar, eligible to return in January

Drake Riggs - July 9, 2018

This past Saturday, current WWE Universal champion Brock Lesnar stepped foot inside of an MMA cage for the first time since UFC 200 in July 2016. That last time being when he would defeat Mark Hunt via unanimous decision only to test positive for banned substances shortly after.

Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Rashad Evans
Jon Jones

Could Jon Jones ruin Daniel Cormier’s heavyweight run?

Jordy McElroy - July 9, 2018

A few explosive words on Twitter was all it took to spark talk of a potential trilogy fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, but it could be Cormier’s heavyweight championship win at UFC 226 that’s ultimately responsible for reigniting the greatest feud in MMA history. The battle of kings awaits the two-division ruler and former pound-for-pound czar.

Curtis Blaydes
Curtis Blaydes

Curtis Blaydes fully confident he would beat Brock Lesnar, 'I shouldn't have to make my case'

Drake Riggs - July 9, 2018

If there was someone that was most affected by UFC 226 without actually being involved in the event, it was probably Curtis Blaydes. After earning the biggest win of his career at UFC 225 by knocking out Alistair Overeem in devastating fashion, Blaydes had seemingly lined himself up for the possible next title shot.

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Stipe Miocic

UFC 226 Results: Daniel Cormier KO's Stipe Miocic (VIDEO)

Chris Taylor - July 7, 2018

Current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic put his title on the line against reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier in the headliner of tonight’s UFC 226 event in Las Vegas. Stipe Miocic entered tonight’s contest on a six fight win streak, sporting an overall record of 18-2.

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Francis Ngannou

UFC 226 Results: Derrick Lewis defeats Francis Ngannou

Chris Taylor - July 7, 2018

A key heavyweight fight between former title challenger Francis Ngannou and perennial contender Derrick Lewis served as the co-headliner of tonight’s UFC 226 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Francis Ngannou entered tonight’s contest sporting an 11-2 record, with all eleven of his wins coming by form of stoppage.

Mike Perry
Paul Felder

UFC 226 Results: Mike Perry defeats Paul Felder via split-decision (Highlights)

Chris Taylor - July 7, 2018

A welterweight scrap between Paul Felder and Mike Perry took place on tonight’s UFC 226 main card from Las Vegas. Paul Felder (15-3 MMA) enters tonight’s contest on a three-fight winnning streak, his latest being a second-round knockout victory over Charles Oliveira at UFC 218.

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Michael Chiesa

UFC 226 Results: Anthony Pettis submits Michael Chiesa (VIDEO)

Chris Taylor - July 7, 2018

A lightweight fight featuring former division title holder Anthony Pettis taking on Michael Chiesa found a home on tonight’s UFC 226 main card. Michael Chiesa missed weight for the fight coming in at 157.5 lbs. As a result, Chiesa will forfeit 30% of his fight purse to “Showtime”.

Paulo Costa
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UFC 226 Results: Paulo Costa KO's Uriah Hall (VIDEO)

Chris Taylor - July 7, 2018

A middleweight fight between dangerous strikers Paulo Costa and Uriah Hall headlined tonight’s UFC 226 prelims on FS1. Paul Costa entered tonight’s contest sporting a perfect 11-0 record, his latest being a second-round TKO victory over former welterweight champ Johny Hendricks at UFC 217.

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UFC 226 Results: Drakkar Klose defeats Lando Vannata (Highlights)

Chris Taylor - July 7, 2018

A lightweight fight between Drakkar Klose and Lando Vannata took place during tonight’s UFC 226 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Klose immediately comes forward with pressure. The fighters clinch against the fence and after a missed spinning elbow, Lando breaks free. Klose immediately rushes in again and presses Lando back against the fence. He is working hard for a double leg takedown but Vannata is doing a good job of defending. Lando breaks free but Klose continues to stay on him with pressure. The fighters clinch and Klose lands a pair of knees. Lando breaks free and lands a low kick. Drakkar with a nice kick to the body followed by a heavy low kick. He chases after Lando and lands a right hand. Klose pushes Lando back against the cage. He lands a knee and then Lando breaks free. Klose steps into the pocket and lands a low kick. Both men with a low kicks now. Drakkar lands a big right hand. Lando smiles but that one hurt him. Drakkar with another hard low kick. Just over one minute remains in the opening round. Lando goes high with a kick but Klose ducks under and then presses Lando against the cage. The fighters clinch and Klose lands some knees. Lando shares some knees of his own and now Klose is looking for a takedown. Lando won’t let him get it but eats a knee for his efforts. Klose with a left hand as they break. Round one comes to an end.

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Daniel Cormier

Bruce Buffer on if Daniel Cormier is the GOAT with a win over Stipe Miocic, 'You can't argue that at all'

bjpenndotcom - July 7, 2018

Article written by Mike Pendleton When Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic battle for the heavyweight title at UFC 226, it will be the biggest super fight in the history of the division, with the heavyweight champion and light heavyweight champion going to war, with the title of ‘baddest man on the planet’ up for grabs.

Dan Hooker, Gilbert Burns
Gilbert Burns

UFC 226 Results: Dan Hooker KO's Gilbert Burns (VIDEO)

Chris Taylor - July 7, 2018

A lightweight scrap between Dan Hooker and Gilbert Burns served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 226 Fight Pass prelims. Dan Hooker (17-7 MMA) entered tonight’s bout on a three fight win streak, his latest being a brutal first-round knockout victory over Jim Miller this past April.

Stipe Miocic, Jake Paul, Logan Paul
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UFC 226 Fighter Salaries Revealed: Stipe Miocic set to earn an event high $750k

Chris Taylor - July 6, 2018

The UFC 226 fighter salaries have been revealed and current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (18-2 MMA) will take home an event high $750,000 for his efforts on Saturday night. As for Miocic’s UFC 226 opponent, current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (20-1 MMA), “DC” will pocket a cool $500,000 for the pairs highly anticipated super fight.

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Jon Jones

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier knows that his 'fan' Jon Jones will watch his fight with Stipe Miocic

Drake Riggs - July 6, 2018

“[Jon Jones] will be watching. Because…he may not like to admit it but he’s my fan. He enjoys watching me compete. He does *laughs*.

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