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Junior dos Santos Appeals UFC 256 Loss to Ciryl Gane

Junior dos Santos has appealed his UFC 256 loss to Ciryl Gane. On the main card of the pay-per-view, dos Santos was looking to snap his three-fight losing streak. In the second round, Gane hurt him and as he was going for the finish, he landed some elbows that dropped...

Deiveson Figueiredo Wants To Be More Valued By the UFC

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo believes he is being undervalued by the UFC. One of the hottest names in the UFC at the close of 2020 is without question Deiveson Figueiredo. Figueiredo’s 2020 was enough to make him possibly the consensus Fighter of the Year. First, Figueiredo defeated Joseph Benavidez...

Junior dos Santos Can’t Accept Loss to Ciryl Gane After “Illegal Blow”

Junior dos Santos is nowhere near ready to accept his loss to Ciryl Gane at UFC 256 after deeming the finishing blow to be illegal. At UFC 256, Junior dos Santos lost his fourth consecutive fight by TKO when Ciryl Gane put him away in the second round with a...

Tony Ferguson: I Mentally Broke Charles Oliveira In The First Round

Despite losing in a shutout unanimous decision, Tony Ferguson believes that he mentally broke Charles Oliveira at UFC 256. Tony Ferguson has always thought and behaved outside the box, but even those fully aware of his eccentricities may be taken aback by Ferguson’s assessment of his UFC 256 loss to...

UFC Coach Takes Issue With Cormier’s Hurtful UFC 256 Commentary

Sam Hughes and head coach Eddie Grant are both upset with Daniel Cormier’s commentary at UFC 256. UFC strawweight Tecia Torres was scheduled to fight Angela Hill at UFC 256, but when Hill was pulled from the event following a positive COVID test, Sam Hughes stepped up on short notice...

John McCarthy Explains Why Figueredo Point Deduction Was Warranted

Former veteran referee Big John McCarthy believes that referee Jason Herzog made the right call by deducting one point from Deiveson Figueiredo in the UFC 256 main event. At UFC 256, Deiveson Figueiredo was able to successfully retain his flyweight title against Brandon Moreno, but he was unable to have...

Deiveson Figueiredo Explains Why He Didn’t Finish Moreno In 1st Round

Deiveson Figueiredo believes the reason he did not knock Brandon Moreno out was less about Moreno’s skill set or durability and more about extenuating circumstances. At UFC 256, reigning flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo retained his championship in a majority draw against Brandon Moreno. The fight was favored to end inside...

UFC Rankings Report: Oliveira, Gane, and Holland Make Huge Leaps

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC 256! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: Tony Ferguson is no longer ranked in the P4P rankings, while Jan Blachowicz appears at #15. Francis Ngannou moves up to #14, and Deiveson Figueiredo moves up one spot to #9...

Tony Ferguson Issues Statement Following UFC 256 Loss To Charles Oliveira

Tony Ferguson has released a statement following his loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 256, and it is one of reflection and a highly motivated view into the future. At UFC 256, Tony Ferguson lost his second consecutive fight when Charles Oliveira won the fight by a lopsided unanimous decision....

Junior dos Santos Opens Up On Upcoming UFC Roster Cuts

Junior dos Santos let his feelings be known regarding the UFC’s roster cuts and the company's decision to release Yoel Romero. At UFC 256, Junior dos Santos capped off 2020 with his third loss of the year when he fell to Ciryl Gane via TKO in the second round. And...

Dana White: Khabib vs. Ferguson “Just Wasn’t Meant To Be”

After the UFC 256 co-main event, Dana White believes that the verdict from the MMA Gods is official: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson wasn’t meant to be. What many MMA fans around the world would like for Christmas is a time machine to travel back in time to remove all...

Dana White & UFC 256 Headliners All Want Immediate Rematch

If it was hard for you to say goodbye to yesterday’s UFC 256 main event, don’t fret, because UFC President Dana White and both participants each want to run it back. The UFC 256 main event featured one of the best fights of the year when reigning flyweight champion...

7 Takeaways From UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno

UFC 256 featured a flyweight title fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno that did not disappoint. The war both men fought will likely guarantee a rematch but it only proved what most hardcore MMA fans have known all along. The flyweight division is solid, entertaining, and not going...

UFC 256 Bonuses: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno Earn FOTN Honors

The UFC 256 bonuses have been released. The pay-per-view event took place inside the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Headlining the card was a flyweight title clash between Deiveson Figueiredo and  Brandon Moreno.  This fight saw Moreno bring the challenge to Figueiredo. They both had a back and forth...

UFC 256 Highlights: Charles Oliveira Shuts Down Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson vs. Charles Oliveira delivered in the co-main event role.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout on Saturday night (December 12, 2020) at the UFC 256 pay-per-view event from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Oliveira didn’t waste any time in getting the fight to the...