Lawler-Cerrone gets rescheduled for UFC 214

The long-awaited matchup between former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has a new home, as the bout has landed on the stacked UFC 214 card at Honda Center in Anaheim on July 29.Originally scheduled for this Saturday’s UFC 213 card in Las Vegas, an injury forced Cerrone from the bout, forcing it to be rescheduled for later this month.In the UFC 214 main event, which airs live on Pay-Per-View from Honda Center, it’s the long-awaited rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former titleholder Jon Jones. Plus, Tyron Woodley defends … Read the Full Article Here
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Amanda Nunes Discusses Motivation On ESPN's SportsCenter

UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes sat down with ESPN’s Sportscenter to discuss her upcoming rematch with Valentina Shevchenko. The last time the two squared off in the Octagon at UFC 196, Nunes was handed a unanimous decision. But after hearing Shevchenko repeatedly tell anyone who would listen that she would have won the fight if it had gone five rounds, Nunes discusses her motivation to “finish her” this time around.Shevchenko will get her chance to go five rounds in the main event at UFC 213 July 8th in Las Vegas, NV, with Nunes defending her belt. Read the Full Article Here
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Amanda Nunes Still Has Plenty To Prove

It was quite a year for UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in 2016, as each of her appearances took place on the biggest stage possible in events that captivated the MMA world.She was one half of the main event in two of those shows – her championship win over Miesha Tate at UFC 200 and her first successful title defense five months later against Ronda Rousey at UFC 207. Yet despite running her winning streak to three, four and then five and rising to the top of the division, her UFC 213 headliner with Valentina Shevchenko this Saturday feels like the first time she has … Read the Full Article Here
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Whittaker believes he'll be champion, and that's the least of his expectations

As he approaches his Saturday showdown with Yoel Romero, Robert Whittaker truly believes he can be UFC champion.But that wasn’t always the case.It was a conversation three years ago that made him really start to believe.“A lot of people have said it in my lifetime, but the one dude who said it and truly made it click over, who’s in my corner now, was Fabricio Itte (Whittaker’s wrestling and high performance coach),” Whittaker said. “We had a good chat, and he said that I have everything to be champ, but I can be so much more than that, and that should be the least of my … Read the Full Article Here
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