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Marlon Vera to Sean O’Malley: “You Are A B*tch Forever”

Let’s just say that Marlon Vera did not emerge from his fight with Sean O’Malley with a heightened level of respect for his opponent. At UFC 252, Marlon “Chito” Vera defeated Sean O’Malley via KO/TKO in the first round. A major factor in the fight's outcome was Sean O’Malley suffering...

Sean O’Malley Fires Back At Ben Askren For Recent Criticism

Ben Askren had some harsh criticism for Sean O'Malley after his injury and loss at UFC 252 this past weekend, and "Sugar" has finally responded. O'Malley took on Marlon Vera in the co-main event of the pay-per-view (PPV) last Saturday night. The former was a heavy favorite from fans to...

UFC 252 Reportedly Does Roughly 500k Pay-Per-View Buys

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that UFC 252 was estimated to have drawn 900,000 buys. This is an error - 500,000 is the correct estimate. UFC 252 was a pretty solid pay-per-view card with it being headlined by the heavyweight trilogy between Stipe Miocic and Daniel...

Sean O’Malley: Marlon Vera Got ‘Lucky,’ Isn’t That Good

Sean O'Malley suffered the first defeat of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career over the weekend. O'Malley took part in the co-headliner for the UFC 252 pay-per-view (PPV) event, facing Marlon Vera at 135 pounds. "Sugar" was a heavy favorite by fans heading into the contest, but it was...

Vinc Pichel No Longer Pursuing Al Iaquinta Rematch After Beating Jim Miller

Vinc Pichel knew if he could get past Jim Miller at UFC 252, it would be the biggest win of his career. Pichel was fighting for the first time in over a year and knew Miller would be a dangerous foe. He was worried about the first-round submission attempt and...

Daniel Pineda Knew He’d ‘Break’ Herbert Burns, Wants To Fight Again This Year

Daniel Pineda heard all the comments that Herbert Burns would submit him early in their UFC 252 fight. Pineda, who fought in the UFC from 2012 to 2014 was recently signed back in the promotion after a stint in the PFL. When he got the call he was back in...

Ben Askren Thinks Sean O’Malley ‘Needs To Grow Up’

Ben Askren doesn't exactly think that Sean O'Malley went out on his shield at UFC 252. O'Malley shared the Octagon with Marlon Vera in the co-main event of UFC 252. Early in the fight, O'Malley suffered an ankle injury. Vera capitalized and finished "Sugar" via TKO. After the bout, O'Malley...

UFC 252 Medical Suspensions: Cormier & O’Malley Facing Lengthy Sits

The UFC 252 medical suspensions are in. The event took place on Aug. 15. UFC 252 was held inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier collided a third time. Miocic scored the unanimous decision victory. Cormier has been...

Daniel Cormier Expresses Gratitude In Statement Following UFC 252

Daniel Cormier is grateful after competing for the final time. Cormier challenged Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight championship in their trilogy bout. The heavyweight title tilt headlined UFC 252 inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cormier hung in tough but was defeated via unanimous decision. "DC"...

Dana White Says Eye Poke Doesn’t Take Away From Stipe Miocic’s UFC 252 Win

UFC president Dana White doesn't believe an eye poke in the UFC 252 main event can be used as an excuse. Stipe Miocic put his heavyweight gold on the line against Daniel Cormier in a trilogy bout on Aug. 15. The two were 1-1 against one another going into their...

7 Takeaways From UFC 252

UFC 252 had the two, arguably, best heavyweights in MMA. Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier squared off and Miocic walked away from the victor. On top of the event occurring during a pandemic, the event also featured some fights that could dictate what’s to come in the bantamweight and...

Marlon Vera Says Sean O’Malley Stoppage Wasn’t Early: ‘He Was Out’

Marlon Vera doesn't believe the Sean O'Malley stoppage was early. In the co-main event of UFC 252, O'Malley was looking to remain undefeated when he took on his toughest test in Vera. It was a fight many fans were looking forward to and to many people's surprise, it was 'Chito'...

Daniel Cormier Stands By Retirement Plans After UFC 252 Loss

Daniel Cormier was looking to retire on top. In the main event of UFC 252, Cormier and Stipe Miocic were having their trilogy fight, which 'DC' made it clear it was his retirement fight. He was looking to be one of the few in MMA to retire on top. Yet,...

UFC 252 Bonuses: Two Fighters Nab Performance Checks

The UFC 252 bonuses have been released. The UFC 252 pay-per-view event took place in Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. Headlining the card was a clash between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier. This fight was for the heavyweight title and third bout between them. This fight saw Miocic score...

UFC 252 Results: Stipe Miocic Decisions Daniel Cormier

UFC 252 went down tonight (Sat. August 15, 2020) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to enjoy. It was headlined by a meeting between Stipe Miocic and Daniel...