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Former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made a superhero splash in his welterweight debut Saturday, knocking out two-time title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson with a Superman counterpunch with 5 seconds left in the second round of the main event of UFC Fight Night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Pettis, who in addition to once reigning
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Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis‘ main event fight on Saturday in Nashville, Tennessee, is now official, as both welterweights made weight. Neither competitor could weigh more than 171 pounds one day before their matchup. Thompson hit his mark at 170.5 pounds on Friday, and Pettis was at 171. Thompson, a two-time division title challenger, will
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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.” The 37-year-old Holm
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TJ Dillashaw relinquished his UFC bantamweight title championship Wednesday after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and the New York State Athletic Commission informed him of an “adverse analytical finding” in a drug test dating back to his most recent fight, in January in Brooklyn. The NYSAC issued him a one-year suspension and $10,000 fine. The decision
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