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Ponzinibbio KO's Magny in Argentina return

Local favorite Santiago Ponzinibbio knocked out Neil Magny with a vicious right hand to the chin in Saturday's UFC Fight Night headliner, the promotion's first event in Argentina.

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Crowd erupts after Ponzinibbio's KO

UFC welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio knocks out Neil Magny with a strong punch in the fourth round in his home country of Argentina.


UFC Fight Night: Buenos Aires

UFC Fight Night: Buenos Aires

Calvillo struggles to stand after cutting weight

Cynthia Calvillo struggles to stand as she fails to make weight before her fight with Poliana Botelho Saturday night.


nick diaz returns to ufc

Nick Diaz to end four-year absence in March

Dana White says UFC welterweight Nick Diaz, whose last fight was a decision loss to Anderson Silva in January 2015, will return to competition on March 2 in Las Vegas.

Is this the right fight for Diaz's return?

Nick Diaz is close to finalizing a UFC fight for this spring. Was Jorge Masvidal the best first opponent after four years away? Our panel weighs in.


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What is the best knockout in UFC history?

Yair Rodriguez knocked out Chan Sung Jung with a brutal elbow in the final seconds on Saturday. Was it the best KO ever in the UFC?

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Rodriguez KOs Korean Zombie with last-second elbow

At the end of a 5-round battle, Yair Rodriguez knocks out Chan Sung-Jung, aka The Korean Zombie, with an incredible elbow before the buzzer sounds.


Inside Yair Rodriguez's all-time great knockout

Yair Rodriguez landed what some consider the greatest knockout in UFC history on Saturday against Chan Sung Jung. Here's how it happened.

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Cejudo, Dillashaw see end of road for flyweights

UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo and bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw acknowledge that their Jan. 26 superfight likely will be the end of the 125-pound division.

Cejudo-Dillashaw to take place at 125 pounds

Henry Cejudo talks with Ariel Helwani about the flyweight division and his upcoming fight with TJ Dillashaw.



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Rodriguez KO's Jung with 1 second left in bout

Featherweight Yair Rodriguez, behind on the scorecards going into the fifth round, knocked out Chan Sung Jung with one second remaining at Saturday's UFC Fight Night.

Rodriguez KOs Korean Zombie with last-second elbow

At the end of a 5-round battle, Yair Rodriguez knocks out Chan Sung-Jung, aka The Korean Zombie, with an incredible elbow before the buzzer sounds.


Cerrone celebrates with newborn son after submission win

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone beats Mike Perry with an armbar and celebrates with his four-month old son Dacson, whose middle name is Danger.


UFC Fight Night: Denver

Cerrone on being a father: 'I know what I'm fighting for'

Donald Cerrone explains his change in mindset fighting Mike Perry after becoming a father for the first time.


UFC Fight Night: Denver


Ariel: Floyd pulling out of fight is 'embarrassing'

Ariel Helwani discusses Floyd Mayweather pulling out of the fight in Japan, saying Floyd couldn't have been duped, and is a big miss for his brand.


Daniel Cormier

What's next for Cormier and other UFC 230 fighters?

Is a big payday next for UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier? A title shot for "Jacare" Souza? Brett Okamoto speculates on the challenges ahead for UFC 230 fighters.

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Cormier: I don't need a third fight with Jones

In an appearance on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show, Daniel Cormier explains why he is not interested in fighting Jon Jones again.



MMA fighter gets KO with devastating elbow

Mzwandile Hlongwa follows a punch with a spinning back elbow to knock out Torbjorn Madsen at an EFC event in South Africa.



UFC 230

Cormier submits Lewis in historic title defense

Daniel Cormier outwrestled heavyweight Derrick Lewis on Saturday before getting him to tap out via rear-naked choke to become the first UFC two-weight champion to defend a belt.

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Dominant performance by Cormier

Daniel Cormier outwrestles Derrick Lewis before winning via rear-naked choke in the main event of UFC 230.


White: Cormier should fight Lesnar next

UFC president Dana White expresses his thoughts on Daniel Cormier's win over Derrick Lewis and explains whether Brock Lesnar is Cormier's next opponent.


Ariel & The Bad Guy post-show

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Behind the scenes. Daniel Cormier joins the set of ‘Ariel + The Bad Guy.'

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Ariel & The Bad Guy Live: UFC 230 Post-Show

Cormier defeats Lewis

UFC 230

Lewis: Cormier 'went back to his Olympic days'

Derrick Lewis says Daniel Cormier did what he expected, using his wrestling advantage to win at UFC 230.


Sonnen: Cormier is 'too skilled' for Lewis

Ariel Helwani and Chael Sonnen discuss Daniel Cormier's second-round submission win over Derrick Lewis at UFC 230.


Cormier's son says his dad did 'really good'

Daniel Cormier's son, Dan II, praises his dad's victory at UFC 230 and Ariel Helwani and Chael Sonnen provide Cormier with free Popeyes chicken.


Souza defeats Weidman

UFC 230

Souza goes toe to toe to beat Weidman

Ahead of the heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis, a number of UFC 230 undercard bouts had heavy implications.

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Souza gets the third-round KO

In an action-packed bout, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza beats Chris Weidman in the middleweight co-main event of UFC 230.


UFC 230 prelims

UFC 230 prelims

Knight does the Mutombo finger wag while defending submission

With Jordan Rinaldi working for a rear-naked choke late in the second round, Jason Knight wags his finger to say it isn't working.


UFC 230 prelims

Good's uppercuts from clinch KO Saunders

Lyman Good lands a series of powerful uppercuts in the clinch to knock out Ben Saunders in the first round at UFC 230.


UFC 230 prelims

Burgos gets knocked down, quickly locks in submission

A combination from Kurt Holobaugh sends Shane Burgos to the mat, but Burgos quickly sinks in an armbar to earn the win.


UFC 232

Gustafsson: I will knock Jones out 'by the 4th round'

Alexander Gustafsson discusses his upcoming rematch with Jon Jones and says he'll win by the fourth round of the fight.


Jones and Gustafsson mix it up promoting UFC 232

Jon "Bones" Jones and Alexander Gustafsson get heated promoting their upcoming fight at UFC 232 and Dana White breaks it up.


Daniel Cormier

Cormier on beef with Jones: 'Doesn't really bother me'

Daniel Cormier addresses his feud with Jon "Bones" Jones, saying that when Jones "is proven to cheat," Jones doesn't matter anymore to Cormier.


Dana White

White: 'It's not me' giving suspensions to Khabib and McGregor

UFC president Dana White explains that the suspensions for Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are coming from the state of Nevada, not the UFC.


Floyd 'didn't say no' to UFC fight vs. Khabib

Dana White talks about his meeting with Floyd Mayweather in L.A. and says Floyd "didn't say no" to fighting in the UFC against Khabib Nurmagomedov.


Ariel & The Bad Guy

Will we ever see Khabib vs GSP?

Ariel Helwani and Chael Sonnen discuss the likelihood of a fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre, with Chael picking a winner.


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Askren never thought trade was possible, eyes GSP

When Ben Askren retired from MMA last year, he didn't completely rule out an eventual return to the mat. The UFC was on his mind, but he wasn't optimistic it was in the cards.

Askren excited by trade to UFC

Ben Askren joins Ariel Helwani and reveals his reaction to being traded for Demetrious Johnson.


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UFC Moncton

Smith rallies to tap Oezdemir, calls for title shot

Anthony Smith submitted Volkan Oezdemir by rear-naked choke in the third round Saturday night in Moncton, New Brunswick, and believes he has earned a UFC title shot against the winner of the Dec. 29 bout between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson.

Smith clamps the choke on Oezdemir

Anthony Smith picks up his third consecutive win via stoppage with a third-round submission of Volkan Oezdemir.


UFC Moncton

Johnson beats Lobov by decision

After taking the fight on short notice, Michael Johnson gets the better of Artem Lobov in the co-main event of a UFC Fight Night in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.


Ben Askren to the UFC

MMA trades we want to see

Which swaps of MMA fighters would make sense for the UFC and other promotions? Our panel has some suggestions.

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Whom should Ben Askren fight first?

After the surprising "trade" that brings Ben Askren to the UFC, matchmakers have plenty of options to consider when setting his first fight.

Who wins the Johnson-Askren trade?

Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren are set to swap organizations. Did the UFC or ONE Championship come out on top?

MMA Trade?

Helwani: How the deal came to be


Making sense of deal between UFC and ONE

Everything you need to know about the impending MMA trade between the UFC and ONE Championship involving Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren.

Sources: UFC, ONE close to major MMA trade

In what likely would be considered the first major trade in mixed martial arts history, the UFC and ONE Championship are close to swapping Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren, sources told ESPN's Ariel Helwani.

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