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Covington not underestimating Woodley: ‘He’s not past his time’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12:00 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Harry Davies
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Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Despite their bad blood, Colby Covington is not looking past Tyron Woodley this weekend. Colby Covington is a big favorite against Tyron Woodley this weekend at UFC Vegas 11, but “Chaos” feels people are ruling out the former champ too easily. Woodley (19-5-1) is currently riding consecutive decision losses to Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns. The mann...

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Khamzat Chimaev says he will “kill” the “chicken” Gerald Meerschaert

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:57 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Adam Martin

UFC middleweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev says that he will “kill” the “chicken” Gerald Meerschaert this Saturday night at UFC Vegas 11. Chimaev was the star of UFC Fight Island in July with his vicious stoppage wins over Rhys McKee and John Phillips. The UFC matchmakers are extremely high on Chimaev and have already booked him […] The post Khamzat Chimaev says he will “kill” the “chicken” Gerald ...

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Jan Blachowicz details finding man hanged in the woods – touches rope for luck

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:20 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Andrew Whitelaw

As pre-fight rituals go, Jan Blachowicz touching the rope of a man he once found hanged in a forest is pretty out there. The Pole is a regular visitor to a Warsaw forest where he takes his dog for a walk, but his usual stroll took a dark turn one day when he came upon […] The post Jan Blachowicz details finding man hanged in the woods – touches rope for luck appeared first on | BJPenn.com....

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Jan Blachowicz details finding man hanged in the woods – touches rope for luck

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:20 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Andrew Whitelaw
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As pre-fight rituals go, Jan Blachowicz touching the rope of a man he once found hanged in a forest is pretty out there. The Pole is a regular visitor to a Warsaw forest where he takes his dog for a walk, but his usual stroll took a dark turn one day when he came upon […] The post Jan Blachowicz details finding man hanged in the woods – touches rope for luck appeared first on | BJPenn.com. ...

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Sijara Eubanks gets quick turnaround vs. Ketlen Vieira at UFC 253

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:04 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Mookie Alexander
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Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC Eubanks is replacing Marion Reneau opposite Ketlen Vieira. After an impressive win over Julia Avila last week in Las Vegas, Sijara Eubanks’ next matchup will be on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. ESPN’s Marc Raimondi reported that Eubanks will replace the injured Marion Reneau against Ketlen Vieira on next week’s UFC 253 card on September 26th. Additionally, Eubanks signed a...

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Gilbert Burns slams “pillow hands” Colby Covington

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:42 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Cole Shelton

Gilbert Burns doesn’t think Colby Covington switching to orthodox will change his power. For his entire career, Covington has been fighting as a southpaw. He has been known as a volume striker but wasn’t someone who was scoring one-punch knockouts. When Covington left ATT and started to train at MMA Masters, his coaches realized he […] The post Gilbert Burns slams “pillow hands” Colby Covington ap...

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Gilbert Burns slams “pillow hands” Colby Covington

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:42 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Cole Shelton
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Gilbert Burns doesn’t think Colby Covington switching to orthodox will change his power. For his entire career, Covington has been fighting as a southpaw. He has been known as a volume striker but wasn’t someone who was scoring one-punch knockouts. When Covington left ATT and started to train at MMA Masters, his coaches realized he […] The post Gilbert Burns slams “pillow hands” Colby Covington ap...

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UFC rankings: Tony Ferguson falls on P4P list

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Tim Burke
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Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images Slim pickins’ in the UFC rankings this week in terms of changes. In a year of largely irrelevant smaller UFC cards, last weekend’s might have been the most irrelevant of them all. The event did manage to keep 12 fights intact, which is more than normal lately. But the main event was scrapped, bumping Michelle Waterson and Angela hill into the headlining sp...

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Report | Floyd Mayweather to end retirement for exhibition fight against Logan Paul

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:36 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Cole Shelton
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Floyd Mayweather will apparently be ending his retirement for an exhibition fight against YouTuber, Logan Paul according to various reports. On Wednesday, several YouTube news sites reported Paul is set to fight Mayweather. Pat McAfee Show, on his show revealed contracts have been signed for the bout. “Well here is some breaking news, Floyd Mayweather […] The post Report | Floyd Mayweather to end ...

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Report | Floyd Mayweather to end retirement for exhibition fight against Logan Paul

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:36 AM Sep 17, 2020 by Cole Shelton

Floyd Mayweather will apparently be ending his retirement for an exhibition fight against YouTuber, Logan Paul according to various reports. On Wednesday, several YouTube news sites reported Paul is set to fight Mayweather. Pat McAfee Show, on his show revealed contracts have been signed for the bout. “Well here is some breaking news, Floyd Mayweather […] The post Report | Floyd Mayweather to end ...

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Colby Covington is not underestimating Tyron Woodley, says fight won’t “be a cakewalk”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:32 PM Sep 16, 2020 by Cole Shelton
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Colby Covington knows he can’t underestimate Tyron Woodley ahead of their UFC Vegas 11 main event. Entering the fight, Covington is a sizeable favorite. Many pundits also believe he will be able to beat Woodley with ease. Yet, “Chaos” isn’t so sure that will be the case. “Yeah, definitely I can’t look at the odds, […] The post Colby Covington is not underestimating Tyron Woodley, says fight won’t ...

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Colby Covington is not underestimating Tyron Woodley, says fight won’t “be a cakewalk”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:32 PM Sep 16, 2020 by Cole Shelton

Colby Covington knows he can’t underestimate Tyron Woodley ahead of their UFC Vegas 11 main event. Entering the fight, Covington is a sizeable favorite. Many pundits also believe he will be able to beat Woodley with ease. Yet, “Chaos” isn’t so sure that will be the case. “Yeah, definitely I can’t look at the odds, […] The post Colby Covington is not underestimating Tyron Woodley, says fight won’t ...

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Ben Askren: If Woodley ‘lets his hands go,’ he should KO Covington

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:30 PM Sep 16, 2020 by Mookie Alexander
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Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Ben Askren sizes up Tyron Woodley’s chances against Colby Covington. Tyron Woodley vs. Colby Covington is a fight that should’ve been for Woodley’s UFC welterweight title back in 2018, but Covington’s shot went to Darren Till and now neither Woodley nor Covington has a belt — interim or otherwise. This weekend at UFC Vegas 11, the two will finally meet in a big grud...

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Boser vs. Arlovski reportedly moved to November fight card

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:00 PM Sep 16, 2020 by Kristen King
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Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Tanner Boser and Andrei Arlovski will now meet in November. The fight between Tanner Boser and Andrei Arlovski has reportedly been moved from UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana card in October to an upcoming card in November. The news was first reported by James Lynch. In an interview with Lynch, Boser gave the reason as to why the fight was pushed back fo...

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Randy Costa ecstatic to be fighting Journey Newson: “I’m expecting this to be a fan-friendly fight”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:28 PM Sep 16, 2020 by Cole Shelton

Randy Costa couldn’t be more excited when he found out he was fighting Journey Newson. Costa was set to fight in March but the event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, the loyal Massachusetts native packed up and headed to Florida to train at American Top Team due to the restrictions Massachusetts […] The post Randy Costa ecstatic to be fighting Journey Newson: “I’m expecting t...

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