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Curtis Blaydes: Stipe Miocic Would Beat Daniel Cormier in Trilogy Fight

Curtis Blaydes’s eyes are still directed towards gold heading into his main event slot against Junior dos Santos at UFC Fight Night 167, and he has his expectations on who will be champion when he earns his title shot. Reigning heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic recaptured the world title in August...

Junior dos Santos vs. Curtis Blaydes Headlines UFC Raleigh

The Octagon is touching down in Raleigh, North Carolina on Jan. 25 for the first time in promotional history, and it now has a main event. According to Brett Okamoto of ESPN, Junior dos Santos will take on Curtis Blaydes. https://twitter.com/bokamotoESPN/status/1194718005608861696 dos Santos was expected to headline UFC Moscow this...

UFC Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes Calls Derrick Lewis ‘Easy Money’

Curtis Blaydes is willing to share the Octagon with Derrick Lewis and even believes it'll be a cakewalk. This past Saturday night (Nov. 2), Lewis went one-on-one with Blagoy Ivanov on the main card of UFC 244. After three rounds of action, "The Black Beast" was awarded the split decision...

UFC 242 Highlights: Curtis Blaydes Smashes Shamil Abdurakhimov

Curtis Blaydes smashed Shamil Abdurakhimov at the UFC 242 pay-per-view event.  It was all Blaydes in this fight as he controlled it from the get-go. Blaydes took him down with ease where he rained down big strikes. He almost finished it with elbows near the end of the first round...

Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov In The Works For UFC 242

UFC 242 which is set to go down in Abu Dhabi has added a very intriguing heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Shamil Abdurakhimov. The news of the fight was first reported by Farah Hannoun on Twitter. Blaydes last fought at UFC Nashville where he beat Justin Willis by unanimous...

UFC Heavyweight Blasts Brock Lesnar For Ditching Daniel Cormier Fight

One top five Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight isn't pleased with how Brock Lesnar handled his supposed retirement. UFC president Dana White surprised many when he claimed Lesnar told him he was retiring. Lesnar had reentered the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) drug testing pool and appeared to be slimming down...

Curtis Blaydes Talks Emotional Win Over Justin Willis & Aiming For UFC 239 Return

Curtis Blaydes was fired up after the judges read his unanimous decision victory over Justin Willis at UFC Nashville. Not usually one to show much emotion, things got personal for Blaydes ahead of his heavyweight tilt against Willis last Saturday which is something he’s never experienced before. “I was happy with...

Justin Willis Says He ‘Froze Up’ Against Curtis Blaydes, Tai Tuivasa Pokes Fun

Justin Willis created a lot of hype behind his fight with Curtis Blaydes at UFC Nashville over the weekend. Willis was very outspoken in the lead up to the fight, but was soundly defeated by Blaydes in the co-main event of Saturday's (March 23, 2019) card. After an initial statement,...

Justin Willis Addresses Curtis Blaydes Following UFC Nashville Loss

Curtis Blaydes had never been one to trash talk, but at the close of his lopsided UFC Nashville victory over Justin Willis, Blaydes could not help himself. After defeating Justin Willis 30-27, 30,26, and 30-25 on the judges' scorecards, Wills let loose in the Octagon, rubbing rub it in after...

UFC Nashville Highlights: Curtis Blaydes Out Grapples Justin Willis

Curtis Blaydes out grapples Justin Willis. The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC Nashville from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. It was a typical Blaydes fight with him owning his opponent with his grappling skills that earned him a decision win. Peep the highlights...

Curtis Blaydes Changes Tone On Daniel Cormier vs. Brock Lesnar

Curtis Blaydes' stance on a potential Daniel Cormier vs. Brock Lesnar match-up has changed. When Cormier knocked out Stipe Miocic back in July 2018, he became the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title holder. After the match-up, Cormier and Lesnar had a face-off that ended in the current WWE star...

Curtis Blaydes Explains Why He Enjoys Interacting With Online Trolls

Curtis Blaydes makes himself to media members of all levels and will offer his thoughts on any subject when asked, but he has never been considered or has considered himself to be a talker, and especially not a trash talker. During open workouts ahead of UFC Nashville, Curtis Blaydes...

Justin Willis: Curtis Blaydes is “Boring” in Every Sense

Justin Willis believes that when it comes to the co-main event of UFC Nashville this Saturday, there is only one man fans will want to see. Since Justin Willis debuted, he has commanded attention and has never been one to use a filter whenever a microphone is put in...

Justin Willis Claims He’ll Be Heavyweight Champ After ‘DC’ Retires

Justin Willis believes he will be the next UFC heavyweight champion after Daniel Cormier. Willis will co-main event this weekend's (Sat. March 23, 2019) UFC Nashville event. He faces fellow top-ranked heavyweight Curtis Blaydes. Speaking to MMA Junkie at the UFC on ESPN+ 6 open workouts, Willis declared that...

Curtis Blaydes Responds To Justin Willis’ Trash Talk Ahead Of UFC Nashville

Curtis Blaydes doesn't appear to be fazed by Justin Willis' trash talk. Blaydes and Willis are set to collide inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The action will take place this Saturday night (March 23). It'll be featured on the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 6. Curtis Blaydes Likens...