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UFC 250: Amanda Nunes' power could sell a show light on stars as she defends featherweight title against Felicia Spencer
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UFC 250: Amanda Nunes' power could sell a show light on stars as she defends featherweight title against Felicia Spencer

The overwhelming star attraction of UFC 250 is Nunes (19-4), who turned 32 last week. She last fought in December, and she extended her winning streak to 10 bouts since 2014 with a tough decision over Germaine De Randamie.

Coronavirus Outbreak: UFC, boxing back on in Vegas after Nevada Athletic Commission approves return
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UFC, boxing back on in Vegas after Nevada Athletic Commission approves return

The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously agreed Wednesday to allow two UFC events and two Top Rank boxing shows in Las Vegas over the next two weeks.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MMA fighters could lose purse, bonuses if found to be criticising UFC 249's health measures
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Coronavirus Outbreak: MMA fighters could lose purse, bonuses if found to be criticising UFC 249's health measures

UFC fighters taking part at the UFC 249 event in Florida could lose their purses and bonuses if they publicly criticise the fight promotion’s health and safety precautions for COVID-19, according to an event participation agreement seen by Reuters.

UFC 249: Mixed Martial Arts event in Jacksonville ushers in fan-free, mask-filled era of sports
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UFC 249: Mixed Martial Arts event in Jacksonville ushers in fan-free, mask-filled era of sports

UFC 249 was different — two fighters adjusted their approaches because of what they heard announcers say — and a welcome reprieve for a sports-craved country that went nearly eight weeks with few live events

UFC 249: Tony Ferguson likens fighting in empty arena in Jacksonville to Ultimate Fighter experience
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UFC 249: Tony Ferguson likens fighting in empty arena in Jacksonville to Ultimate Fighter experience

UFC 249 fight card isn't full of stars, due to the coronavirus enforced restrictions, but is expected to be a much-watched affair, however not in the arena.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's MMA fighter Ritu Phogat working on mental toughness, reading 'The Secret' during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's MMA fighter Ritu Phogat working on mental toughness, reading 'The Secret' during lockdown

Ritu, who had registered her second win in ONE Championship last February, is currently based in Singapore and said she is taking this break as an opportunity to work on her skills

Coronavirus Outbreak: Professional Fighters League latest combat sports promotion to have schedule affected by COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Professional Fighters League latest combat sports promotion to have schedule affected by COVID-19

The cage door is locked for the season on the Professional Fighters League, the latest combat sports promotion flattened because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India-born MMA fighter Gurdarshan Mangat to be part of global 'Together at Home' series to raise funds for fight against COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India-born MMA fighter Gurdarshan Mangat to be part of global 'Together at Home' series to raise funds for fight against COVID-19

The "Together At Home" series will provide fans with an in-depth look into how MMA athletes are living through the coronavirus outbreak, as well as offering engaging home fitness workouts on 18 and 19 April

Major League Eating set to return as starved sports fans prepare for feast of competitive eating
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Major League Eating set to return as starved sports fans prepare for feast of competitive eating

The competition will feature $11,500 in prize money, with $5,000 going to the winner.

Coronavirus Outbreak: UFC 249 cancelled after ESPN, Disney halt promotion plans
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UFC 249 cancelled after ESPN, Disney halt promotion plans

UFC 249 was cancelled on Thursday after ESPN and parent company Disney stopped UFC President Dana White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov refuses to fight at UFC 249, says he won't break quarantine
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Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov refuses to fight at UFC 249, says he won't break quarantine

UFC didn't immediately comment on Nurmagomedov's decision, which had been expected for several days since the MMA world learned Nurmagomedov was in Dagestan instead of California, where he typically finishes his training for his fights.

Coronavirus pandemic: UFC finally postpones next three scheduled events, confirms president Dana White
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Coronavirus pandemic: UFC finally postpones next three scheduled events, confirms president Dana White

The UFC has postponed its next three scheduled events through 11 April, finally giving up on president Dana White's plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: UFC to fight on, tournament president Dana White says sports world is 'panicking'
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Coronavirus pandemic: UFC to fight on, tournament president Dana White says sports world is 'panicking'

The UFC is determined to fight on amid the coronavirus pandemic. While leagues and organisers across sports cancelled or delayed competition this week, the UFC proceeded with its plans to hold a fan-free event Saturday night in Brasilia, Brazil. Next weekend, the promotion still plans to stage a full fight card with fans inside London's O2 Arena.

Ritu Phogat beats debutante Wu Chiao Chen convincingly for second consecutive win in ONE Championship
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Ritu Phogat beats debutante Wu Chiao Chen convincingly for second consecutive win in ONE Championship

Phogat's victory follows a sizzling debut last year where she finished Nam Hee Kim in the first round by technical knockout

Strike force and wrestling basics on her side, Ritu Phogat aims for first-round knockout in her second MMA bout
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Strike force and wrestling basics on her side, Ritu Phogat aims for first-round knockout in her second MMA bout

Come Friday, and a much-improved Ritu will look to knock the daylight out of Chinese-Taipei’s Wu Chiao Chen in ONE Championship's flagship event ONE: King of the Jungle in Singapore

My dream is to give India its first-ever MMA world champion, says Ritu Phogat
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My dream is to give India its first-ever MMA world champion, says Ritu Phogat

Ritu, who had bagged the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships gold and silver at the 2017 World Under-23 Championships, won her debut MMA fight at the One: Age of Dragons event, beating South Korea's Nam Hee Kim in under three minute.

Pattas movie review: Dhanush is terrific as a mass hero but film fails to go beyond a regular 'festival special'
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Pattas movie review: Dhanush is terrific as a mass hero but film fails to go beyond a regular 'festival special'

Pattas is virtually a one-man show by Dhanush as he appears in almost every frame of the film.

Ritu Phogat earns dominant victory over Nam Hee Kim in MMA debut at ONE Championship
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Ritu Phogat earns dominant victory over Nam Hee Kim in MMA debut at ONE Championship

Indian wrestler Ritu Phogat made a successful mixed martial arts and ONE Championship debut, putting together a dominant performance on the way to a technical knockout victory over South Korea's Nam Hee Kim.

Ex-wrestler Ritu Phogat cites YouTube as reason behind switch to MMA, hopes her debut boosts sport's popularity in India
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Ex-wrestler Ritu Phogat cites YouTube as reason behind switch to MMA, hopes her debut boosts sport's popularity in India

In an interaction with Firstpost, Ritu Phogat reveals how she became interested in MMA in the first place, how her family reacted to her decision to quitting wrestling and more.

Watch: US President Donald Trump gets booed for the second time in a week at UFC in New York
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Watch: US President Donald Trump gets booed for the second time in a week at UFC in New York

Trump sat around 15 feet away as UFC fighters delivered vicious kicks and punches to the face and body of their opponents, regularly drawing blood, at Madison Square Garden.