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April 15, 2021

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Clear cut: Jorge Masvidal easing into weight ahead of rematch with Kamaru Usman

ESPN
UFC 261 is just over two weeks away, yet the fact Jorge Masvidal knows he’ll be in the main event on April 24 against welterweight champ Kamaru Usman puts Masvidal in a better place than he was the last time they fought. Masvidal was a late replacement to challenge Usman......

Cyborg-Smith rematch set for Bellator title in May

ESPN
Cris Cyborg will put her Bellator women’s featherweight title on the line against Leslie Smith on May 21, the promotion announced Friday night during the Bellator 255 broadcast. Cyborg beat Smith in 2016 in what was Cyborg’s UFC debut. Cyborg (23-2, 1 NC) is one of the best female fighters......

Long-Awaited Ngannou-Miocic Rematch Headlines UFC 260

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Justin Barrasso Jason Vinlove/USA Today Sports A super-heavyweight bout, pitting the champion against the division’s top-ranked contender, will headline UFC 260 on Saturday, as Stipe Miocic defends the heavyweight championship against Francis Ngannou. The card took a major hit when......

Ringside Seat: Whyte looks for revenge in must-win rematch against Povetkin

ESPN
7:47 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Dillian Whyte seemed to have his first fight with Alexander Povetkin under control over the first few rounds, but......

Edwards Not Interested In Muhammad Rematch, Wants Title Shot Next

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Leon Edwards feels that his next fight should be for the world championship and not a rematch against Belal Muhammad after UFC Vegas 21’s disqualification conclusion. The controversy from UFC 259 certainly carried over into yesterday’s UFC Vegas 21 event. Eryk Anders turned in his best Petr Yan impression with......

Ringside Seat: Why you will enjoy the Juan Francisco Estrada-Roman Gonzalez rematch

ESPN
Juan Francisco Estrada was only 22 years old the first time he faced Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez. He was still learning about what kind of boxer he was, and he took a big chance against a guy who was already building his legend, owner of a junior flyweight world title and......

Sources: Figueiredo-Moreno title rematch June 12

ESPN
The UFC flyweight title rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno is scheduled for June 12, sources told ESPN on Thursday. A location for the event, which is expected to be UFC 263, isn’t set yet. In December, Figueiredo (20-1-1) and Moreno (18-5-2) fought to an exhilarating draw that was......

Gilbert Burns Gunning For Colby Covington Fight, Rematch W/ Usman ‘Very Soon’

TMZ
Play video content Exclusive TMZSports.com Gilbert Burns‘ title hopes were crushed by Kamaru Usman only days ago … but the UFC star’s already plotting his return to the Octagon — and he wants Colby Covington!! TMZ Sports talked to Burns following his 3rd round TKO loss to Usman at UFC......

UFC real or not: Kamaru Usman’s next title defense will be a rematch vs. Jorge Masvidal?

ESPN
When UFC president Dana White mentions a possible matchup, it creates a domino effect of speculation that leaves fans, media and even fighters trying to weave through the various scenarios. After Khamzat Chimaev had to pull out of his March 13 fight with Leon Edwards because of lingering effects from......

Give Kamaru Usman the respect he deserves, and maybe a rematch with Jorge Masvidal as well

ESPN
Kamaru Usman accomplished much on Saturday night at UFC 258 in Las Vegas. He won his 13th straight UFC welterweight fight, which broke Georges St-Pierre‘s record for most victories at 170 pounds. Usman also tied the great Khabib Nurmagomedov for the second-most wins in a row to start a UFC......

Give Kamaru Usman the respect he deserves, and maybe a rematch with Jorge Masvidal as well

ESPN
Kamaru Usman accomplished much on Saturday night at UFC 258. He won his 13th straight UFC welterweight fight, which broke Georges St-Pierre‘s record for most wins in a row at 170. He also tied the great Khabib Nurmagomedov for the second-most wins in a row to start a UFC career.......

Spurs’ rematch with Man City will show if Mourinho can win a trophy

ESPN
Tottenham Hotspur‘s first meeting with Manchester City this season left us wondering if Jose Mourinho could mastermind a Premier League title challenge. Saturday’s reunion approaches with the Portuguese facing questions over whether his style of football will ever deliver the silverware that Spurs crave. – Ogden: Everton-Spurs a showcase of......

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