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10:34 PM ET Holly Holm isn’t going anywhere. The former UFC bantamweight champion has signed a new six-fight contract with the promotion, her agent, Lenny Fresquez, told ESPN. Holm had two fights left on her previous deal. “I’m very happy with the deal,” Fresquez said. “We worked feverishly with the UFC to get this done.”
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4:04 PM ET ESPN+ will be the exclusive distributor of UFC pay-per-view events in the United States through 2025, ESPN and the UFC announced on Monday. This will make ESPN+ the single point of purchase for consumers for top UFC events, and extends the partnership between the companies for two additional years. The deal begins
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7:18 PM ET Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Ariel Helwani Close ESPN Staff Writer Ariel Helwani is an MMA reporter at ESPN. Follow him on Twitter at @arielhelwani. Top UFC lightweights Al Iaquinta and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone have verbally agreed
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12:28 AM ET Dana White isn’t going anywhere any time soon. The president of the UFC announced Monday that he has agreed to a new seven-year deal to remain running the world’s leading mixed martial arts circuit. “Ari Emanuel and I just signed a new seven-year deal, too,” White said in an interview with Megan
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7:33 PM ET UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards is disputing Jorge Masvidal‘s account of a postfight scuffle between the two backstage on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London. Masvidal, while doing a live interview with ESPN, left midway through to confront Edwards. Masvidal then threw a few punches toward Edwards’ face, leaving a cut
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12:29 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print It’s Monday, time for another edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. There was a lot going on at UFC Fight Night in London on Saturday. What’s next for the winners and losers of the event? Here’s ESPN’s take. This week’s show, aired live on
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12:45 AM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Conor McGregor fired up the Bruins with a pregame speech. Brad Marchand paid him tribute by doing a rendition of the MMA fighter’s walk after he scored his winner. Marchand scored 3:30 into overtime, lifting Boston to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. “Yeah,
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