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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...

Deiveson Figueiredo is Thrilled About T.J. Dillashaw’s Test Failure

News of T.J. Dillashaw’s adverse drug test results and subsequent suspension has Deiveson Figueiredo in high spirits ahead of his UFC Nashville clash against Jussier Formiga this Saturday. Deiveson Figueiredo has no publicized animosity with T.J. Dillashaw, so there is no reason to believe that he takes pleasure in...

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...

UFC Nashville Commentators & Analysts Revealed

The UFC on ESPN+ 6 broadcast plans have been revealed. UFC on ESPN+ 6 will take place inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The card is set to go down this Saturday night (March 23). The weigh-ins will be held tomorrow and you can check back on the...

Anthony Pettis Seeks to Prove “Weight Doesn’t Matter” at UFC Nashville

Anthony Pettis will be making his welterweight debut in two days at UFC Nashville, and he will do so on his own terms. The former UFC lightweight champion does not believe weight will be a factor in his fight against Stephen Thompson. And while many have responded with astonishment the...

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...

Anthony Pettis Reveals Why Stephen Thompson Is Right Opponent For UFC Nashville

Anthony Pettis believes he made the right choice taking a bout with Stephen Thompson. Pettis and Thompson will collide in the main event of UFC Nashville this Saturday night (March 23). "Showtime" is a former UFC lightweight champion and briefly competed as a featherweight, but he hasn't fought at 170...

Justin Willis Recalls “Cowardice” of Curtis Blaydes

Justin Willis is brimming with confidence ahead of his upcoming contest against Curtis Blaydes at UFC Nashville, and part of that confidence can be credited to Willis’s belief in his overall skillset as well as a mental edge that he has against Blaydes, whom Willis believes has displayed fear...

Curtis Blaydes Gives Detailed Prediction for Justin Willis Bout

On March 23 at UFC Nashville, Curtis Blaydes will make his return to the Octagon when he faces up-and-coming heavyweight Justin Willis in the co-main event. Blaydes will be looking to bounce back from a major setback at UFC Beijing last November, where Blaydes lost to Ngannou for the...

Bryce Mitchell Wants To Handle Business At UFC Nashville, Then Grapple Ali Abdelaziz

Most fans figured Bryce Mitchell’s next opponent was going to be Dan Ige. If you missed it, the pair of featherweights went back-and-forth on Twitter last month, even involving manager Ali Abdelaziz – who Ige works for at Dominance MMA. https://twitter.com/AliAbdelaziz00/status/1086027922803253248?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1086027922803253248&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bjpenn.com%2Fmma-news%2Fufc%2Fali-abdelaziz-challenges-bryce-mitchell-to-stipulation-grappling-match%2F https://twitter.com/Dynamitedan808/status/1086049461586006016 But instead, Mitchell is scheduled to face Bobby Moffett at UFC...

Stephen Thompson Previews Anthony Pettis Matchup & Reacts To GSP’s Retirement

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson will be the first to tell you, Anthony Pettis wasn’t an opponent he had in mind for his next fight. While many fans have voiced their displeasure with the former featherweight title challenger facing Thompson, the South Carolina native isn’t taking his opponent lightly. “He’s very good at...

UFC Nashville’s Anthony Pettis Says Welterweight Move Isn’t One & Done

Anthony Pettis doesn't plan on being exclusive to the welterweight division, but he certainly isn't treating his UFC Nashville main event as a one-off. Pettis will meet Stephen Thompson on March 23 inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. This will headline a UFC on ESPN+ event. "Showtime" competed as...

Stephen Thompson Reveals Several Fights He Tried To Land Before Anthony Pettis

Stephen Thompson will face former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville on March 23rd. This will certainly be an intense striking match-up between two of the sport's best stand up artists. "Wonderboy" hasn't fought since May, and was having a bit of a difficult time landing an...

Stephen Thompson: Anthony Pettis Thinks He Has My Number

One of the most interesting striking match-ups in the UFC has just been made at welterweight. Two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson will take on Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville. This will be Pettis' debut at 170 pounds, which takes place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on...

Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis Staredown Ahead Of UFC Nashville (Photo)

In the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 6, former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson will welcome Anthony Pettis to 170 pounds. The former 155-pound champion takes on "Wonderboy" at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on March 23rd. Earlier this week, Thompson and Pettis met in "Music City"...