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History of the UFC Championship Belt

Posted by Evan Chronis on Feb 15, 2019 11:50:37 AM

Every sports league needs a symbol, whether it be a logo, player or something distinct. 

For the UFC®, there are two images that stand above the rest — that of The Octagon® and the UFC title belt. 

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The Difference Between UFC Pay Per Views and Fight Nights

Posted by Evan Chronis on Feb 7, 2019 5:15:31 PM

More eyes than ever are on the UFC® thanks to the promotion's new broadcast deal with ESPN. 

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UFC 234 Makes Australian MMA History

Posted by Evan Chronis on Jan 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

At UFC 110 on February 21, 2010, the UFC® stepped onto Australian soil for the first time. In front of a sell out crowd, the promotion produced a show that cemented its status on a new continent and in front of a new audience. 

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The 10 Best UFC Fights of 2018

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 21, 2018 11:50:15 AM

As we reach the tail end of 2018, we are closing the book on another historic year for the UFC®. In a year where the company celebrated its 25th anniversary, we saw a full calendar of exhilarating bouts and some historic title fights. 

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Ryan Hall on Facing B.J. Penn at UFC 232, Two Year Layoff and Fighting Future

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 19, 2018 11:01:26 AM

Ryan Hall hasn't stepped into The Octagon® in over two years, but it's not for lack of trying. 

The 33-year old featherweight last fought on December 3, 2016, defeating Gray Maynard at The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale event — but then he seemingly vanished from the public eye. 

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Megan Anderson Talks UFC 232, Australian MMA and What to Expect in 2019

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 17, 2018 12:12:56 PM

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Jon Jones' Journey to UFC 232

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

At 31 years old, Jon Jones should be in the prime of his fighting career.

Instead, he's attempting to climb back up the mountain after a two-year hiatus from the UFC.

If anything, this highlights the abnormality of Jones' career — a fighter who has reached the greatest heights and fallen to the lowest lows in a consistent up-and-down pattern. 

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UFC 232: Who is Alexander Gustafsson?

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

With one event left on the calendar for 2018, the UFC® is saving its best for last. On December 29 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, a returning Jon Jones will face Alexander Gustafsson for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 232

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UFC 231: Holloway VS. Ortega Predictions

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 4, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The UFC® returns to Toronto, Canada on December 8 for UFC 231 with two titles and the fate of two division is on the line.

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UFC 231: Brian Ortega's Rise Through The Ranks

Posted by Evan Chronis on Nov 28, 2018 9:04:04 AM

Over the past couple of years, the UFC has seen several changing of the guards. Champions of the past era are aging out, and a new cream of talent is rising to the top at almost every event. Nowhere has this been more evident than in the featherweight division. 

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