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Nate Diaz is now a needle mover

ANAHEIM, Calif. – UFC president Dana White has changed his tune on Nate Diaz. Five years after White famously said Diaz “doesn’t move the needle” in terms of his drawing power, he admits the UFC 241 co-headliner is a star on the order of Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor. “Yeah, it’s pretty tough to deny,” White told reporters, including MMA Junkie, following Diaz’s win over Anthony Pettis on Saturday night.
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Twitter reacts to Stipe Miocic’s knockout of Daniel Cormier

Stipe Miocic became a two-time UFC heavyweight champion on Saturday when he regained the title from Daniel Cormier in the UFC 241 main event. After dropping the belt 14 months ago, Miocic (19-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) bided his time for the rematch and made the most of it with a fourth-round knockout victory over Cormier (22-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) in the pay-per-view headliner at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Check
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Jon Jones leads Twitter reaction to Miocic’s win over Cormier

Things were looking rather bleak for Stipe Miocic on Saturday night. His face was badly bruised from being beaten by Daniel Cormier for three rounds during their heavyweight championship rematch at UFC 241 in Anaheim, California.But in Round 4, Miocic seemed to gain some steam, staggering Cormier with stiff shots to the body. When Cormier was visibly weakened late in the round, Miocic managed to finish the fight with blows
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UFC 241 sells out, breaks live gate record for MMA in California

A highly anticipated rematch and the return of Nate Diaz contributed to record numbers at UFC 241. The pay-per-view event drew an announced sellout crowd of 17,304 fans at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., for a $3,237,032 live gate to set a record for MMA in the Golden State. In the main event, Stipe Miocic got his revenge by knocking out Daniel Cormier in their rematch to regain the heavyweight
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Being consistent over long periods a challenge I enjoy, says Rahkeem Cornwall

[ad_1] Since the start of the Professional Cricket League Regional 4 Day Tournament, West Indies' first-class competition that was revamped in 2014, Rahkeem Cornwall has been one of the tournament's most consistent wicket-takers. The Leeward Islands offspinner is fourth on the list of the leading wicket-takers since the 2014-15 season, having taken 197 wickets over the years. On three occasions, he has been among the top three bowlers in an
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Navarrete, Magdaleno shine but face different futures

1:42 AM ETSteve KimESPN Los Angeles' Banc of California Stadium is usually a destination for soccer, but it was boxing that took center stage there Saturday.Current 122-pound world titleholder Emanuel Navarrete notched another dominant victory, and former junior featherweight world titleholder Jessie Magdaleno also won but suffered a nasty cut that is likely to keep him out of action indefinitely.Bigger and better opportunities await both Navarrete and Magdaleno after their
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Paulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero gets ‘Fight of the Night’

Stipe Miocic, Paulo Costa, Yoel Romero, and Khama Worthy each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC 241 event. Miocic and Worthy each won “Performance of the Night” honors, while Costa and Romero earned “Fight of the Night” for their thrilling battle won by Costa via unanimous decision. For Miocic, it’s the ninth fight-night bonus of his career, which is the most in UFC heavyweight history to break