UFC 222: Fight by Fight Preview

CRIS CYBORG VS YANA KUNITSKAYAOn paper, Cris Cyborg is a heavy favorite over Octagon newcomer Yana Kunitskaya, and rightfully so because the UFC women’s featherweight champion hasn’t lost in an MMA bout since her first pro fight in 2005. So that means one of a few things: A) Cyborg is going to run through Kunitskaya. B) Cyborg is overconfident and will get a surprise from her challenger. C) Kunitskaya is going to deliver the performance of her career and shock the world. So what’s going to happen? Probably something in the middle, and for Kunitskaya to pull off the upset, s … Read the Full Article Here
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Tired of waiting for title shot, Edgar game for Ortega challenge at UFC 222

Frankie Edgar admits there were some dark days when his featherweight title fight against Max Holloway was postponed for a second time due to injury, but those feelings of disappointment didn’t interfere with his response to manager Ali Abdelaziz when told that the champion from Hawaii was forced out of this Saturday’s UFC 222 main event. “As soon as he said it, I said, ‘Find someone else so I can stay on the card.’ I didn’t give a second to think about it because that’s what I wanted. It’s been too long and I’m not getting any younger. (La … Read the Full Article Here
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Old fight-game emotions returning to Zingano in days before UFC 222

Cat Zingano snickers on the other end of the line and it’s the perfect answer to a basic, but complex question.“I mean… um… yeah….” she says, chuckling again before trying once more.Her laughter is the perfect answer because trying to sum up what it’s going to feel like to march into the Octagon on Saturday night against Ketlen Vieira at UFC 222, crossing the threshold into the cage for the first time in 18 months in a few words is like saying the 35-year-old fighter has dealt with a little adversity during her UFC career.No amount of words can real … Read the Full Article Here
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