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Oleinik submits Hunt as UFC debuts in Russia

Aleksei Oleinik, a native of Moscow now fighting out of Florida, submitted Mark Hunt in the first round Saturday in the main event at UFC Fight Night in Moscow. The card marked the UFC's first trip to Russia.

Oleinik subs Hunt after eating big punch

Mark Hunt cracks Aleksei Oleinik with a massive right hand, but gets the fight to the ground and finishes with a rear-naked choke.



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Being the backup fighter: Inside Kamaru Usman's UFC 228 weight cut

UFC welterweight Kamaru Usman cut 13 pounds in three hours for a fight he likely wasn't participating in. Here's what it means to be a stand-in fighter for a championship bout.

Tyron Woodley

Woodley's coach discusses Till win, feuds with White, all-time status

Should Tyron Woodley be in the discussion for greatest welterweight fighter ever? Will Georges St-Pierre be a possible next opponent? Woodley's coach Din Thomas provides answers.

Tyron Woodley on civil rights-themed walkout: 'It's my chance to make a statement'

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley entered the Octagon at UFC 228 to a John Legend song from the film "Selma," set during the civil rights movement.

Woodley discusses UFC 228 song choice, connection to Kaepernick

Tyron Woodley speaks with Ariel Helwani about his UFC 228 walkout song choice and why the Colin Kaepernick situation had an effect on it.


Valentina Shevchenko

Shevchenko on a title fight with Jedrzejczyk: 'Why not?'

Valentina Shevchenko didn't get to fight for the flyweight belt Saturday because Nicco Montaño was hospitalized. Shevchenko is moving on ... and open to a title bout with ex-strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

Shevchenko says she will 'gladly' fight Jedrzejczyk

Valentina Shevchenko tells Ariel Helwani that she's ready to start a new chapter with Joanna Jedrzejczyk in MMA.


UFC 228

Woodley finishes Till with choke, keeps belt

Welterweight champ Tyron Woodley dropped Darren Till with a big right hand and submitted the challenger with a D'Arce choke in the UFC 228 main event.

Woodley submits Till to defend title

Tyron Woodley picks up his first submission victory since 2008 on Saturday night, courtesy of a second-round D'Arce choke of Darren Till.



Woodley calls win over Till 'gratifying'

Tyron Woodley recaps his UFC 228 win over Darren Till on Ariel & The Bad Guy, talking about what it means to battle for the finish.


Helwani calls Woodley's performance best of UFC career

Ariel Helwani and Chael Sonnen break down Tyron Woodley's victory over Darren Till at UFC 228.


UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and the man he just felled, Darren Till, embrace in the tunnel after Woodley's defense. It was Till's first pro loss.

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UFC 228 undercard

Andrade knocks out Kowalkiewicz in first round, asks for title shot

Before UFC 228's main event between Tyron Woodley and Darren Till, a multitude of undercard fights had major implications. Here's how it went down.

UFC 228 Undercard

Neal floors Camacho with epic head kick

Geoff Neal knocks out Frank Camacho with a left head kick in the prelims of UFC 228.



Cejudo: Fight with Dillashaw is 'to be announced'

UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo says it doesn't matter the weight, he wants to make an example of TJ Dillashaw.


Rose namajunas

UFC champion Namajunas "doesn't leave her house," per trainer

Rose Namajunas, the UFC's strawweight champion, is still traumatized by Conor McGregor's attack on the bus she was in, according to her coach.

Namajunas still traumatized from McGregor bus incident

Rose Namajunas' trainer, Trevor Wittman, speaks on Rose's PTSD of the McGregor bus incident and being unable to step in public.


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Helwani: Nothing is taboo for Conor McGregor



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One Year Later

Mayweather wins by TKO in 10th round

After a dominant ninth round, Floyd Mayweather puts away Conor McGregor in the 10th.


Stephen A., Atlas turn fight analysis into 'food fight'

When breaking down Floyd Mayweather's win, Stephen A. Smith and Teddy Atlas get into a heated debate with food analogies.


Fact checking the MayMac megafight

Plenty of tough talk was lobbed on both sides, but how much of it holds up after Floyd Mayweather's TKO win?


UFC Fight Night: Lincoln

Gaethje quickly KO's Vick in UFC Fight Night

Justin Gaethje made short work of James Vick in their UFC Fight Night lightweight bout on Saturday, as Gaethje knocked out Vick at 1:27 of the opening round.

Gaethje celebrates brutal KO with backflip

Just 1:29 into the first round, Justin Gaethje knocks out James Vick with a punch to the face and then backflips off the top of the cage.


UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till

Darren Till: Ready to 'impose my will'

Top UFC welterweight Darren Till describes to ESPN how his title bout with Tyron Woodley came together, and why he's moving his training camp to Las Vegas ahead of UFC 228.

Till: My fight is making weight, not Tyron Woodley

Darren Till speaks with ESPN's Brett Okamoto about the size comparison with Tyron Woodley ahead of their UFC welterweight title fight on September 8.


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