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A viewer's guide to UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:56:27 EST
Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis, two elite strikers, will square off in Saturday's UFC main event in Nashville. Who will land the decisive blow?
Thompson, Pettis make weight for main event
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:45:28 EST
Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis' main event fight on Saturday in Nashville is now official, as both welterweights made weight.
Tuivasa will face Ivanov at UFC 238 on June 8
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:32:51 EST
Australian heavyweight prospect Tai Tuivasa will face Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 238 this summer, the UFC confirmed to ESPN on Friday.
Sources: UFC's Dos Anjos, Lee to meet in May
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:48:10 EST
In a battle of top welterweights, Rafael dos Anjos will face Kevin Lee at UFC Fight Night: Rochester on May 18, sources confirmed to ESPN.
PFL reveals additional participants for '19 season
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:31:35 EST
The Professional Fighters League on Thursday revealed more than two dozen additional participants for its 2019 season.
Sources: Rockhold moves up to fight Blachowicz
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:37:15 EST
Luke Rockhold was open to moving up to light heavyweight because of the difficulty in making weight as a middleweight.
Holm re-ups with UFC with six-fight contract
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:24:17 EST
Former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm has signed a six-fight contract with the promotion. She had two fights left on her previous deal.
Sources: Iaquinta, Cerrone agree to May 4 fight
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:19:47 EST
Top UFC lightweights Al Iaquinta and Donald Cerrone have verbally agreed to fight as the main event of UFC Fight Night: Ottawa on May 4, multiple sources told ESPN. Cerrone had been vocal about fighting Conor McGregor.
Pettis aims to stop four-year slide by stepping up for Thompson fight
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:25:45 EST
Anthony Pettis attained stardom in 2014, winning a world title and even gracing a Wheaties box. But after losing six of his past nine fights, Showtime is just looking to get on track as he moves to welterweight for Saturday's UFC Fight Night main event.
Why Stephen Thompson's striking could prove too much for Anthony Pettis
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:13:17 EST
The accuracy of Stephen Thompson should be a concern on Saturday for Anthony Pettis, who has absorbed more significant blows than he has landed on a per-minute basis in his career.

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