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UFC 227 Results: Thiago Santos defeats Kevin Holland

Chris Taylor - August 4, 2018

A middleweight bout between Thiago Santos and Kevin Holland kicked off tonight’s UFC 227 main card from Los Angeles. Thiago Santos (17-6 MMA) entered tonight’s contest having won four of his past five fights, which included a second-round TKO victory over Anthony Smith.

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UFC 227 Results: TJ Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt 2

Chris Taylor - August 4, 2018

Unable to catch tonight’s Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view event from Los Angeles? BJPENN.com has you covered for all of this evenings UFC 227 results! UFC 227 is headlined by a bantamweight title fight rematch featuring current champion TJ Dillashaw taking on former title holder Cody Garbrandt.

Jose Torres
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Jose 'Shorty' Torres excited for matchup vs Alex Perez, 'its going to be a Mexican boxing style fight'

Mike Pendleton - August 3, 2018

After an incredible finish that landed him on highlight reels across many platforms in his UFC debut, Jose ‘Shorty’ Torres is ready for his second fight on the big stage. In his debut, Torres defeated Jarred Brooks by knockout via slam back at UFC Fight Night 131 and his long-awaited arrival into the UFC’s flyweight division started off in style.

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Danny Castillo discusses 'focused' Cody Garbrandt, 'This is the best he's looked'

Mike Pendleton - August 3, 2018

If there’s one person who has seen the most of the Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw rivalry it’s Team Alpha Male coach Danny Castillo. Castillo who has coached both Dillashaw and Garbrandt in their respective careers has seen everything behind the scenes and out in the open between these two former friends turned rivals.

Demetrious Johnson
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VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson says collecting all other world titles is what 'really gets me excited'

Drake Riggs - August 1, 2018

https://twitter.com/aaronbronsteter/status/1024852848561946624?s=19 “I want to fight all the guys in my division. We got new guys comin’ up, Sergio Pettis looked good his last fight, ya got [Jose] ‘Shorty’ Torres…he’s in here now. Shoot, Kyoji Horiguchi’s in RIZIN tearin’ things up. So there’s lots of guys out there but for me, I’m just sort of going one fight at a time.

Bethe Correia, UFC 250
Irene Aldana

UFC 227 takes a late hit as Bethe Correia is pulled from bout with Irene Aldana mid fight week

Drake Riggs - July 31, 2018

Losing fights is never a good thing for all involved. Especially when it’s right in the middle of fight week, making the task of finding a replacement even harder. And for Mexican bantamweight prospect Irene Aldana, no one is going to be able to fill in for her opponent Bethe Correia.

Cody Garbrandt
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Cody Garbrandt reflects on UFC 217, talks fighter pay, 'Something’s gotta change'

Drake Riggs - July 30, 2018

At UFC 217 we witnessed one of the most anticipated grudge matches of the year and the bantamweight gold was on the line. That fight, of course, being the battle between heated former teammates TJ Dillashaw and the then champion, Cody Garbrandt.

Ricardo Ramos
Ricardo Ramos

EXCLUSIVE | Focused on UFC 227, Ricardo Ramos hopes for eventual fight with Sean O'Malley

Drake Riggs - July 24, 2018

In a way, UFC 227 will be a bantamweight showcase as the card hosts six bouts in the division. One of which being for the men’s title.

Anthony Smith
Anthony Smith

VIDEO | Anthony Smith willing to step in against Alexander Gustafsson after UFC Hamburg

Drake Riggs - July 20, 2018

“I’m in, man [to fill in at UFC 227 for Volkan Oezdemir]. I got a pretty tall task ahead of me, ya know, with [Mauricio] ‘Shogun’ [Rua]. But if it goes well and I get out of there uninjured, I have no problem leaving here and going straight to LA. I’m in.

Volkan Oezdemir
Volkan Oezdemir

Volkan Oezdemir gets charges dropped in felony battery case

Drake Riggs - July 9, 2018

Top-ranked UFC light heavyweight contender, Volkan Oezdemir got some big news today. After an alleged incident involving a scuffle between the recent 205-pound title challenger and a Florida man last year, Oezdemir’s lawyer Bruce Zimet has told MMAFighting that the charges against Oezdemir have been dropped.

Derek Brunson, UFC Rankings
Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson injured out of UFC 227 bout with Antonio Carlos Junior

Drake Riggs - July 4, 2018

Preparing for his biggest fight to date, The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 winner, Antonio Carlos Junior may now have to prepare for even longer. Riding an impressive five-fight winning streak that consists of four rear-naked-choke victories (three consecutive), Carlos Junior is poised for a step up in competition and he was set to get it against Derek Brunson at UFC 227 on August 4th in Los Angeles, California.

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Report | Alexander Gustafsson and Volkan Oezdemir agree to fight at UFC 227

Drake Riggs - July 2, 2018

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson’s search for an opponent at UFC 227 on August 4th appears to have come to a surprising end. The perennial top-ranked UFC light heavyweight contender was initially expected to possibly be getting a fight with the former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold at the Los Angeles event. But all possibilities of that fell through after Rockhold injured his leg and needed to get surgery to repair it.

Ricky Simon
Ricky Simon

Ricky Simon vs Benito Lopez official for UFC 227 in Los Angeles

Drake Riggs - June 8, 2018

The brewing rivalry between former Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series contestants is now officially set to unfold in the Octagon. After each Ricky Simon and Benito Lopez made their voices be heard that they wanted to fight one another for their sophomore UFC appearances, it seemed like logical matchmaking. And the UFC thought so too.

Demetrious Johnson, Henry Cejudo
Henry Cejudo

Report | Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo 2 close to finalization for UFC 227

Drake Riggs - June 6, 2018

MMA fans were hopeful that we would be getting both champions, TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 in Los Angeles on August 4th. And it looks like we very well might be…they just won’t be going against each other. Negotiations were underway for a potential super fight between the flyweight and bantamweight champions, Johnson and Dillashaw but according to Johnson’s manager, despite both accepting their offers, Dillashaw was given a new contract that resulted in him rematching Cody Garbrandt in UFC 227’s main event.

Cub Swanson, Brian Stann
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Cub Swanson vs Renato Moicano added to UFC 227

Drake Riggs - May 24, 2018

The UFC’s next trio of pay-per-view events is shaping up to be one of the best stretches of events in the organization’s history. Last of the three if UFC 227 on August 4th in Los Angeles, California which has just added a very fun featherweight scrap. After verbal agreements over Twitter to fight each in the recent weeks, the UFC has gone and made the bout official between perennial top-five contender, Cub Swanson and the rising talent, Renato “Moicano” Carneiro.

Luke Rockhold
Luke Rockhold

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold re-injures leg, potential fight with Alexander Gustafsson on hold

Drake Riggs - May 22, 2018

Luke Rockhold reinjured his leg in training late last week and is now definitely not fighting Alexander Gustafsson this summer. I’m told he’s hoping to return in October, at the earliest. Here’s a video he provided to me of his shin getting stitched up. (Warning: GRAPHIC) pic.twitter.com/CDQseH7nUN — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) May 22, 2018

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Title fights officially announced for UFC 225 and UFC 227

Russell Sai - April 6, 2018

Two title fights were officially announced by the UFC on Friday at their 25th Anniversary Press Conference in New York. Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and Colby Covington will meet at UFC 225 for the interim welterweight title. Initial reports came out that the two were going to meet at UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro but it is now confirmed the two will meet in Chicago on June 9.