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New Estimates Suggest UFC 216 Topped 200,000 Buys

It looks like UFC 216 buys did better than initial estimates suggested. UFC 216 took place earlier this month inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Tony Ferguson submitted Kevin Lee to capture the interim UFC lightweight title. The co-main event saw Demetrious Johnson break...
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UFC 216: Fight Motion Released Featuring Ferguson & Johnson Finishes

UFC 216 is history and the official “Fight Motion” video has arrived. On Oct. 7, UFC 216 took place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The headliner featured an interim lightweight title bout between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee. The main card aired live on pay-per-view. After two rounds...

Derrick Lewis on UFC 216 Pullout: ‘I Was Really Crying’

Derrick Lewis admits he was emotional after being forced off the UFC 216 card. Lewis was set to take on Fabricio Werdum inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. When "The Black Beast" woke up on fight night, he couldn't withstand the back pain. Lewis was replaced by Walt...
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UFC Fighter Takes Issue with Commentary by Daniel Cormier, Joe Rogan

Cody Stamman promised to end the hype surrounding Tom Duquesnoy heading into UFC 216. Stamman did just that, improving to 16-1 with a victory. The win, though, came with a bit of hurt feelings for Stamman in the form of Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan. The two were on the call...
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UFC 216: ‘The Thrill & The Agony’ Showcases Ferguson’s Title Win, Johnson’s Record-Breaking Defense

UFC 216 has wrapped up and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has rolled out their latest “The Thrill and the Agony” preview. The event was held inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct. 7. Headlining the card was a UFC interim lightweight title bout between Tony Ferguson...

Kevin Lee Releases Statement Following UFC 216 Defeat

Kevin Lee has issued a statement following his UFC 216 loss. This past Saturday night (Oct. 7), Lee took on Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight title. "The Motown Phenom" had success in the fight, but Ferguson eventually caught him in a triangle choke and took home the gold. Lee...

NAC Executive Director: Kevin Lee Was Medically Fit to Fight at UFC 216

Kevin Lee may have fought with a staph infection, but Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett says the fighter was fit to compete. Last night (Oct. 7), Lee took on Tony Ferguson for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title. The bout headlined UFC 216. Ferguson earned...

Fabricio Werdum Says Fighting Walt Harris Was a ‘Hard Decision’ to Make

Fabricio Werdum took on Walt Harris at the last minute, but he didn't take the situation lightly. Werdum was supposed to meet Derrick Lewis inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada last night (Oct. 7) at UFC 216. Lewis was pulled from the card due to back issues on...

Kevin Lee: It’s About Time For me to go up in Weight

Kevin Lee may be moving up to the welterweight division. Last night (Oct. 7), Lee took on Tony Ferguson for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title. The bout served as the main event of UFC 216. Lee ended up being submitted in the third round. Lee had issues making...

UFC 216 Salaries: Interim Champion Tony Ferguson is The Top Earner

The UFC 216 salaries are in and Tony Ferguson emerges as a champion and a top earner. Last night (Oct. 7), UFC 216 took place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Ferguson and Kevin Lee fought for the interim lightweight title. While Lee had...

Demetrious Johnson Talks Record-Breaking UFC 216 Victory

Demetrious Johnson made history and he pulled off perhaps one of the greatest submissions while doing it. Last night (Oct. 7), Johnson defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight title against Ray Borg at UFC 216. While the challenger certainly didn't lack effort, he was no match for the all-time...
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UFC 216: Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee Discuss Interim Title Fight

Following their main event fight at UFC 216 Saturday night, both Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee talked inside the Octagon with Joe Rogan. Ferguson, a former Ultimate Fighter winner, became the interim champion when he submitted Lee in the third round. That likely secures him a huge fight with Conor...
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UFC Pays Tribute to Those Involved in Las Vegas Terrorist Attack

Prior to the beginning of the UFC 216 pay-per-view card Saturday night, a special video message featuring Dana White aired. White talked about how the UFC community would honor the victims and first responders from the recent attack in Las Vegas. Over 1,500 police, firefighters and EMTs were in attendance...
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Watch: UFC 216 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

UPDATE: The UFC's YouTube page has removed their post-fight press conference link. There is a chance that the presser has been canceled. Once UFC 216 has reached its conclusion, check out the post-fight press conference. The presser takes place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. A tentative time of...
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UFC 216: Mark Godbeer Understands Decision of UFC, Walt Harris

Yes, Mark Godbeer is upset he didn't get to fight Saturday night at UFC 216. But Godbeer also understands both the decision of the UFC and Walt Harris. After Derrick Lewis was forced out of a planned heavyweight fight with Fabricio Werdum earlier in the day with a back injury, Harris...