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‘Strong possibility’ of heavyweight move after UFC 247

Could Jon Jones finally be making his move to the heavyweight division following his next UFC light heavyweight title defense against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247? Jones (25-1 MMA, 19-1 UFC) said he was ready to pull the trigger for his first fight of 2020, so he definitely sees it on the horizon. “I think it’s a very strong possibility,” Jones told reporters, including MMA Junkie, at Friday’s UFC 247
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UFC schedules return to Virginia for Feb. 29 in Norfolk

The UFC will take advantage of 2020’s leap year status to squeeze in another event in February and a return to Virginia. The promotion on Friday announced a Feb. 29 return to the coastal city of Norfolk, which it visited for the first time in November 2017. The “Fight Night” event, which doesn’t yet have an announced headliner or broadcast information, will take place at Chartway Arena at the Ted
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Kai Kara-France wants UFC 245 statement: ‘Taking everything I deserve’

LAS VEGAS – Kai Kara-France is looking to break into flyweight title contention. Kara-France (20-7 MMA, 3-0 UFC) takes on Brandon Moreno (15-5-1 MMA, 4-2-1 UFC) on Saturday at UFC 245 in a flyweight division that is full of hungry contenders. Kara-France, who hasn’t lost a fight in nearly three years, thinks few can match his body of work in the division – especially if he gets past Moreno. “He’s
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UFC 245 preview – Simon Head, Oscar Willis

By: John Morgan | December 13, 2019 5:30 am Episode No. 246 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download. MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling the world to cover the sport. The UFC’s final pay-per-view event of the year is absolutely stacked, and John Morgan sits down with MMA Junkie’s Simon Head and The Mac
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UFC 245 viewers guide – Tripleheader of title fights packs night with gold

The UFC's 2019 pay-per-view schedule ends with a bang on Saturday, as UFC 245 features three championship fights -- only the fifth time in the promotion's history that that's happened.One title bout centers around a personal rivalry. Another is built around a female GOAT. And the third features a dominant champion looking to defend his belt against a guy who hasn't lost since 2013.Saturday's event takes place at T-Mobile Arena
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Sabina Mazo vs. J.J. Aldrich added to UFC 246 lineup in Las Vegas

A women’s flyweight bout is the latest addition to UFC 246. Sabina Mazo(7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will take on J.J. Aldrich (8-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) on Jan. 18 at the UFC’s first pay-per-view event of 2020. UFC 246 takes place Jan. 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+. Mazo was initially scheduled to take
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Inside UFC title fight triple header

The UFC’s final pay-per-view event of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 245, which goes down at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and features arguably the most loaded lineup of the year. For just the fifth time in company history, three championship fights are on the docket at a single event, meaning the landscape of the sport has the potential to alter significantly by the end of the weekend.