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Billy Quarantillo and Gavin Tucker get their wishes, booked to fight at UFC 256
Billy Quarantillo and Gavin Tucker both asked for the fight on numerous occasions – and now they have it.         Related StoriesBilly Quarantillo and Gavin Tucker get their wishes, booked to fight at UFC 256 - EnclosureUFC 254 'Fight Motion': Khabib announces retirement after submission winDaniel Rodriguez vs. Bryan Barberena joins UFC on ESPN+ 41 lineup 
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UFC 254 'Fight Motion': Khabib announces retirement after submission win
Check out the UFC 254 highlights, including Khabib Nurmagomedov and Robert Whittaker's victories, in super slow motion.        Related StoriesVideo: Bellator 250 faceoff highlightsEx-Pittsburgh Steeler Brandon Calton promises not to 'lay down' vs. Jake Hager at Bellator 250Video: Brandon Girtz's awkward verbal altercation at Bellator 250 weigh-ins 
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Ex-Pittsburgh Steeler Brandon Calton promises not to 'lay down' vs. Jake Hager at Bellator 250
Meet the former collegiate and pro football player who's fighting Jake Hager.        Related StoriesVideo: Brandon Girtz's awkward verbal altercation at Bellator 250 weigh-insJake Hager puts timeline on fighting top heavyweights ahead of Bellator 250Douglas Lima thinks power will carry over into middleweight title fight at Bellator 250 
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Daniel Rodriguez vs. Bryan Barberena joins UFC on ESPN+ 41 lineup
A welterweight matchup between Daniel Rodriguez and Bryan Barberena is the latest addition to UFC on ESPN+ 41.        Related StoriesKhamzat Chimaev weighs in on potential matchups with UFC champs Kamaru Usman, Israel AdesanyaKhamzat Chimaev weighs in on potential matchups with UFC champs Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya - EnclosureTony Ferguson doubts Khabib Nurmagomedov stays retired: 'He's going to be back, so I'll be (expletive) ready' 
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Video: Bellator 250 faceoff highlights
Following the Bellator 250 weigh-ins, the athletes from the main card came face-to-face for traditional pre-fight staredowns.       Related StoriesBellator 250 pre-event facts: Douglas Lima looks to make more historyBellator 250: Make your predictions for Douglas Lima vs. Gegard MousasiFrank Mir, Roy Nelson, ex-champs, among 30 fighters no longer with Bellator 
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Khamzat Chimaev weighs in on potential matchups with UFC champs Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya
Rising star Khamzat Chimaev gives his thoughts on UFC champions Kamaru Usman and Israel Adesanya.        Related StoriesKhamzat Chimaev weighs in on potential matchups with UFC champs Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya - EnclosureTony Ferguson doubts Khabib Nurmagomedov stays retired: 'He's going to be back, so I'll be (expletive) ready'Heavyweights set to clash: Junior Dos Santos vs. Ciryl Gane added to UFC 256 lineup 
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Video: Brandon Girtz's awkward verbal altercation at Bellator 250 weigh-ins
Fighters get crabby when they're cutting weight, but did that play a factor in Brandon Girtz's verbal altercation with the commission head?        Related StoriesUFC free fight: Anderson Silva delivers striking masterclass against Forrest GriffinBellator 250 weigh-in results (9 a.m. ET)Jake Hager puts timeline on fighting top heavyweights ahead of Bellator 250 
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Tony Ferguson doubts Khabib Nurmagomedov stays retired: 'He's going to be back, so I'll be (expletive) ready'
Tony Ferguson isn't buying Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement announcement.        Related StoriesHeavyweights set to clash: Junior Dos Santos vs. Ciryl Gane added to UFC 256 lineupHeavyweights set to clash: Junior Dos Santos vs. Ciryl Gane added to UFC 256 lineup - EnclosureWith Jack Shore out, Raoni Barcelos steps in to face Khalid Taha at UFC on ESPN+ 40 
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Heavyweights set to clash: Junior Dos Santos vs. Ciryl Gane added to UFC 256 lineup
After numerous canceled fights, Ciryl Gane has drawn a big opportunity against former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos.       Related StoriesHeavyweights set to clash: Junior Dos Santos vs. Ciryl Gane added to UFC 256 lineup - EnclosureWith Jack Shore out, Raoni Barcelos steps in to face Khalid Taha at UFC on ESPN+ 40With Jack Shore out, Raoni Barcelos steps in to face Khalid Taha at UFC on ESPN+ 40 - Enclosure 
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With Jack Shore out, Raoni Barcelos steps in to face Khalid Taha at UFC on ESPN+ 40
Khalid Taha has a new opponent for his return fight and now will face the streaking Raoni Barcelos on Nov. 7.        Related StoriesWith Jack Shore out, Raoni Barcelos steps in to face Khalid Taha at UFC on ESPN+ 40 - EnclosureUFC free fight: Anderson Silva delivers striking masterclass against Forrest GriffinDominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka targeted for UFC main event on Feb. 27 
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UFC free fight: Anderson Silva delivers striking masterclass against Forrest Griffin
Ahead of his final fight, relive Anderson Silva's flawless performance against Forrest Griffin at UFC 101.        Related StoriesCoach: Uriah Hall ready to be villain in Anderson Silva's UFC on ESPN+ 39 retirement fightIsrael Adesanya: Uriah Hall should go back to basics to beat 'crafty' Anderson Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 39Jake Hager puts timeline on fighting top heavyweights ahead of Bellator 250 
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Bellator 250 weigh-in results (9 a.m. ET)
Check out the results from the official Bellator 250 fighter weigh-ins.        Related StoriesJake Hager puts timeline on fighting top heavyweights ahead of Bellator 250Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka targeted for UFC main event on Feb. 27Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka targeted for UFC main event on Feb. 27 - Enclosure 
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Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka targeted for UFC main event on Feb. 27
The UFC's first-quarter schedule in 2021 is beginning to take form with a main event between Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka.        Related StoriesDominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka targeted for UFC main event on Feb. 27 - EnclosureCoach: Uriah Hall ready to be villain in Anderson Silva's UFC on ESPN+ 39 retirement fightBryce Mitchell gets his wish; Reebok produces camo shorts for UFC on ESPN+ 39 
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Coach: Uriah Hall ready to be villain in Anderson Silva's UFC on ESPN+ 39 retirement fight
Uriah Hall's team has no intention of allowing Anderson Silva to get a final moment of glory at his expense at UFC on ESPN+ 39.        Related StoriesIsrael Adesanya: Uriah Hall should go back to basics to beat 'crafty' Anderson Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 39Jake Hager puts timeline on fighting top heavyweights ahead of Bellator 250Bryce Mitchell gets his wish; Reebok produces camo shorts for UFC on ESPN+ 39 
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Jake Hager puts timeline on fighting top heavyweights ahead of Bellator 250
Jake Hager speaks on evolution of his MMA game.        Related StoriesPandemic forced Bellator 250 headliner Gegard Mousasi to adjust retirement timelineBellator newcomer Desiree Yanez: Veta Arteaga fight 'either going to be a bloodbath' or a finishDouglas Lima thinks power will carry over into middleweight title fight at Bellator 250 
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Bryce Mitchell gets his wish; Reebok produces camo shorts for UFC on ESPN+ 39
Take a look at the first (and possibly only) Reebok camouflage fight shorts in UFC history.        Related StoriesBryce Mitchell gets his wish; Reebok produces camo shorts for UFC on ESPN+ 39 - EnclosureGabriel Benitez tests positive for COVID-19, Justin Jaynes bout off UFC on ESPN+ 40Gabriel Benitez tests positive for COVID-19, Justin Jaynes bout off UFC on ESPN+ 40 - Enclosure 
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Frank Mir, Roy Nelson, ex-champs, among 30 fighters no longer with Bellator
Thirty fighters are no longer on the Bellator roster.       Related StoriesAnalysis: Has Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier improved more since first fight at UFC 178?Bellator 250 pre-event facts: Douglas Lima looks to make more historyCasey Kenney wants to line up return around bantamweight title fight at UFC 256 
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Gabriel Benitez tests positive for COVID-19, Justin Jaynes bout off UFC on ESPN+ 40
UFC on ESPN+ 40 takes a hit.        Related StoriesGabriel Benitez tests positive for COVID-19, Justin Jaynes bout off UFC on ESPN+ 40 - EnclosureAnalysis: Has Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier improved more since first fight at UFC 178?Spinning Back Clique: On Khabib's retirement, legacy and ramifications to follow 
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Pandemic forced Bellator 250 headliner Gegard Mousasi to adjust retirement timeline
Gegard Mousasi has put a two-year ticket on his MMA career going into his Bellator 250 title fight with Douglas Lima.        Related StoriesBellator newcomer Desiree Yanez: Veta Arteaga fight 'either going to be a bloodbath' or a finishDouglas Lima thinks power will carry over into middleweight title fight at Bellator 250Nick Newell heads into Bellator 250 motivated by loss from a year ago: 'I'm still mad about it' 
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Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to Dagestan, explains retirement: 'What else is there to do?'
UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov returned home to Dagestan and spoke to reporters for the first time since retiring in the octagon at UFC 254.        Related StoriesAnalysis: Has Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier improved more since first fight at UFC 178?Spinning Back Clique: On Khabib's retirement, legacy and ramifications to followDouglas Lima thinks power will carry over into middleweight title fight at Bellator 250 
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Bellator newcomer Desiree Yanez: Veta Arteaga fight 'either going to be a bloodbath' or a finish
Desiree Yanez is expecting to make a strong impression in her debut on the Bellator 250 main card one way or the other.        Related StoriesDouglas Lima thinks power will carry over into middleweight title fight at Bellator 250Nick Newell heads into Bellator 250 motivated by loss from a year ago: 'I'm still mad about it'Spinning Back Clique: On Khabib's retirement, legacy and ramifications to follow 
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Douglas Lima thinks power will carry over into middleweight title fight at Bellator 250
Douglas Lima is counting on his heavy hands to still be effective at middleweight when he fights Gegard Mousasi.        Related StoriesSpinning Back Clique: On Khabib's retirement, legacy and ramifications to followNick Newell heads into Bellator 250 motivated by loss from a year ago: 'I'm still mad about it'Bellator 250 pre-event facts: Douglas Lima looks to make more history 
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Nick Newell heads into Bellator 250 motivated by loss from a year ago: 'I'm still mad about it'
Nick Newell still isn't over how he performed in his last fight one year ago.        Related StoriesSpinning Back Clique: On Khabib's retirement, legacy and ramifications to followCory Sandhagen would gladly be Petr Yan-Aljamain Sterling backup: 'My ego has no issue'Israel Adesanya: Uriah Hall should go back to basics to beat 'crafty' Anderson Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 39 
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Analysis: Has Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier improved more since first fight at UFC 178?
MMA Junkie fight analyst Dan Tom takes a closer look at the development of Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier since their 2014 bout.       Related StoriesTriple Take: Where does Khabib Nurmagomedov rank on the all-time GOAT list?Casey Kenney wants to line up return around bantamweight title fight at UFC 256Phil Hawes after 18-second KO at UFC 254: 'We have bigger things in line' 
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Cory Sandhagen would gladly be Petr Yan-Aljamain Sterling backup: 'My ego has no issue'
Cory Sandhagen has no intention of easing his training ahead of UFC 256 – just in case.        Related StoriesIsrael Adesanya: Uriah Hall should go back to basics to beat 'crafty' Anderson Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 39Spinning Back Clique: On Khabib's retirement, legacy and ramifications to followAnderson Silva: UFC 'completely different,' doesn't have family feel since Fertittas sold company 
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Israel Adesanya: Uriah Hall should go back to basics to beat 'crafty' Anderson Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 39
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya breaks down the upcoming middleweight matchup between Uriah Hall and Anderson Silva.        Related StoriesAnderson Silva: UFC 'completely different,' doesn't have family feel since Fertittas sold companySpinning Back Clique: On Khabib's retirement, legacy and ramifications to followCasey Kenney wants to line up return around bantamweight title fight at UFC 256 
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Spinning Back Clique: On Khabib's retirement, legacy and ramifications to follow
Check out the latest episode of Spinning Back Clique, which covers the fallout from UFC 254 and looks ahead to Bellator 250.        Related StoriesBellator 250 pre-event facts: Douglas Lima looks to make more historyAnderson Silva: UFC 'completely different,' doesn't have family feel since Fertittas sold companyCasey Kenney wants to line up return around bantamweight title fight at UFC 256 
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Battle of unbeatens: Bellator 252 adds Yaroslav Amosov vs. Logan Storley to lineup
It'll be 24-0 vs. 11-0 at Bellator 252.        Related StoriesBattle of unbeatens: Bellator 252 adds Yaroslav Amosov vs. Logan Storley to lineup - EnclosureBellator 250 pre-event facts: Douglas Lima looks to make more historyAnderson Silva: UFC 'completely different,' doesn't have family feel since Fertittas sold company 
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Anderson Silva: UFC 'completely different,' doesn't have family feel since Fertittas sold company
As Anderson Silva gets set for what he says will be the final fight of his career, he's feeling like things just aren't what they used to be.        Related StoriesCasey Kenney wants to line up return around bantamweight title fight at UFC 256Phil Hawes after 18-second KO at UFC 254: 'We have bigger things in line'Magomed Ankalaev floats 'Shogun' Rua or Anthony Smith after Cutelaba KO 
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Bellator 250 pre-event facts: Douglas Lima looks to make more history
Check out all the facts and figures about Bellator 250, which takes place Thursday with a Gegard Mousasi vs. Douglas Lima main event.       Related StoriesBellator 250: Make your predictions for Douglas Lima vs. Gegard MousasiMatchup roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Oct. 19-25)Casey Kenney wants to line up return around bantamweight title fight at UFC 256 
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