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6:46 PM ET Conor McGregor revealed on Friday that his left hand is currently in a cast after injuring it in a recent sparring session. The injury isn’t believed to be serious, according to sources, but they declined to discuss the severity and whether he required surgery. As a result, McGregor is currently targeting a
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2:02 PM ET Justin Willis is no longer on the UFC roster. The promotion recently released the heavyweight prospect, sources told ESPN. TSN first reported the news. According to sources, the UFC decided to part ways with Willis, 31, after the two sides could not agree on a date for his next fight. Willis recently
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1:35 AM ET Marc RaimondiESPN The Professional Fighters League kicked off two of its deepest 2019 divisions — lightweight and featherweight — on Thursday night. And things did not disappoint. Natan Schulte and Lance Palmer, the defending champions at 155 and 145 pounds, respectively, both started off with victories. Movlid Khaibulaev pulled off the fastest
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4:33 PM ET Marc RaimondiESPN The UFC’s parent company has taken a step toward a major change — filing paperwork to go public. Endeavor, known mostly for its work as a talent agency with sports holdings, announced Thursday that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposing an
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9:24 PM ET An important bantamweight fight has been added to UFC 241. Cory Sandhagen vs. Raphael Assuncao is scheduled for the Aug. 17 card at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., sources told ESPN. Sandhagen (11-1), considered a rising star at 135 pounds, has won his last six fights in a row. He most
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4:25 PM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov — teammates of Khabib Nurmagomedov — had their UFC 229 brawl-related suspensions reduced Wednesday. Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett confirmed that Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Tukhugov, who were suspended for entering the Octagon and exchanging blows with Conor McGregor after last October’s fight,
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1:30 PM ET The UFC is close to finalizing a heavyweight bout between Greg Hardy and Juan Adams for UFC Fight Night on July 20 in San Antonio, according to multiple sources. Both sides have agreed to the bout, however contracts are not yet signed. Once official, the bout will take place on the ESPN-aired
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