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It looked for all the world like the final knockout combination, a one-two punch of a social media post from deepest Dagestan and a swiftly enacted piece of Kremlin legislation, apparently serving as the ultimate crushers of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s will to fight on regardless. Yet still, still, Dana White believes he can put …

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With the NBA, NHL, NASCAR and other major sports leagues and sporting events suspended or canceled, what better time to take a look back at some iconic sports moments? Each day, we’ll deliver One Thing to Watch. Over the past decade, no sports league or promotion has had an astronomical rise similar to that of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …

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Whatever you think of Dana White and his ownership of one of the most controversial approaches to the coronavirus crisis, you have to give him this: He didn’t go down without a fight. Right until he was plumb out of options, White, the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, battled to keep his show of …

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It looks like Conor McGregor, with those same natty suits and trademark strut. And if you’re only focused on his sharp Dublin accent, it sounds like him, too. But as the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s ultimate showman prepares for his return to the Octagon this weekend, McGregor is trying his darnedest to portray the image of …

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Life at the summit of the Ultimate Fighting Championship tends to be fleeting. No sooner does a fighter ascend to the top rung of mixed martial arts, they invariably come crashing back down to the mat with a thud. Such is the nature of combat sports’ greatest test, a place where a big ego can …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is neither the richest fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship nor the most famous –although he’s heading in the right direction on both fronts. But the superlative that Nurmagomedov has already locked up is the undisputed title of being the baddest man in the UFC. The Dagestani Destroyer crushed Conor McGregor nearly a …

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In the three years since what was then the biggest pay-per-view event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, Conor McGregor has done a lot. He headlined and won the first UFC event at Madison Square Garden, became a two-belt world champion, crossed over to boxing to take on Floyd Mayweather, made a heck of a lot …

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