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UFC Rankings Report: Two New #1 Contenders

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Minneapolis! Check out all the changes below! Pound for Pound: Stipe Miocic moves down two spots to #11, and Robert Whittaker (#10) and Conor McGregor (#9) move up one spot. Strawweight: Weili Zhang returns down to #6  and Claudia Gadelha returns...

Joe Rogan Reacts To Francis Ngannou’s UFC Minneapolis Win Over Junior dos Santos

In the main event of UFC Minneapolis, Francis Ngannou was looking to extend his winning streak to three when he took on Junior dos Santos. There, for the first time in his career, Ngannou was dropped, although it was from a leg kick. But, Ngannou recovered and TKO'd dos...

UFC Minneapolis Medical Suspensions: Two Fighters Face Extended Sit

With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in the battle at UFC Minneapolis, it’s their time to face those consequences in the form of medical suspensions.  Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos in a heavyweight bout served as the main event. In the co-headliner,...

Playing Matchmaker For UFC Minneapolis Winners

UFC on ESPN 3 turned out to be a great card for the fight fans in Minneapolis and those watching on ESPN+ as it featured a number of vicious finishes and exciting fights. The main card featured six bouts, and below are my picks on who the winners of...

UFC Minneapolis Highlights: Demian Maia Decisions Anthony Martin

Demian Maia was back in the Octagon and to his winning ways as he beat Anthony Martin. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Minneapolis event from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This was a close fight despite Maia doing his best to keep...

Beyond Scary: Francis Ngannou & The Pursuit of HW GOAT Status

OK, it’s time to have a talk about Francis Ngannou. Last night in the main event of UFC Minneapolis, Francis Ngannou did it again. He knocked out an elite heavyweight in the very first round without breaking a sweat. In the aftermath, fans, commentators, and media members sang the same refrains:...

Dana White Undecided on Ngannou Title Shot

Francis Ngannou pulled a Khabib Nurmagomedov following his first-round routing of Junior dos Santos in the main event of UFC Minneapolis and talked directly to the boss Dana White from inside the cage. As you might expect, the topic of the conversation was regarding a UFC title shot. Ngannou...

Demain Maia Says Maybe The Next Fight Will Be His Last

Demian Maia once again showed only the top welterweights can beat him. He was on a three-fight losing streak where he lost to Tyron Woodley, Colby Covington, and Kamaru Usman. Then, as many counted him out against Lyman Good, he submitted him in the first. And, at UFC Minneapolis,...

Dana White Comments On Joseph Benavidez Potential Title Shot

Joseph Benavidez did what he said he was going to do. The veteran went out and TKO'd Jussier Formiga again, and once again cemented himself as the top contender at flyweight. But, given the state of the division is up in the air, he may not get a title...

UFC Minneapolis Reebok Fighter Payouts: Benavidez & Maia Top List

UFC Minneapolis is in the books, and now it's time for Reebok to pay the fighters their sponsorship money. UFC Minneapolis (also known as UFC on ESPN 3) took place on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The main card aired on ESPN at 9...

UFC Minneapolis Bonuses, Live Gate & Attendance Revealed

The UFC Minneapolis bonuses, live gate and attendance have been released. UFC Minneapolis took place inside the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Headlining the card was a heavyweight clash between Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos. Ngannou made short work of dos Santos, scoring a first-round TKO victory. The co-main event...

UFC Minneapolis Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC Minneapolis post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. Tonight (June 29), UFC Minneapolis takes place inside the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In the headliner, heavyweights Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos will collide. UFC Minneapolis’ co-main event will see Joseph Benavidez go one-on-one with...

UFC Minneapolis Highlights: Vinc Pichel Out Lasts Roosevelt Roberts

Vinc Pichel vs. Roosevelt Roberts went the distance in an entertaining bout.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Minneapolis event from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This was an interesting fight as it was a dominant comeback round three for Pichel after a close...

UFC Minneapolis Highlights: Drew Dober Blitzes Marco Polo Reyes

Drew Dober made short work of Marco Polo Reyes. The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Minneapolis event from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The fight only last one minute. The finish saw Dober hit him with another left hook to the head. Reyes falls...

UFC Minneapolis Highlights: Alonzo Menifield Sleeps Paul Craig

Alonzo Menifield sleeps Paul Craig in an impressive outing.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Minneapolis event from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Menifield made short work of Craig. In the first round, Craig wanted to get the fight to the ground but...