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UFC main event breakdown: Rodriguez's volume all types of trouble for Stephens

The offensive output of Yair Rodriguez could pose a significant problem for Jeremy Stephens, who needs to put his focus on the ground game.

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Ariel Helwani

Ariel Helwani's MMA thoughts: McGregor should be Gaethje's focus

Justin Gaethje can continue to build momentum by aggressively pursuing a fight with Conor McGregor.

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Helwani Show: Poirier eyes McGregor in wake of Khabib loss

Among the guests on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show were Dustin Poirier, who discussed Conor McGregor, and Tristan Connelly, who spoke on his UFC debut.


Askren to McGregor: Shut up and take a fight



Gaethje: I'll fight McGregor if he comes back


UFC Fight Night

Connelly hypes the hometown crowd after upset win


Connelly's upset highlights undercard at UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Gaethje

UFC Fight Night offers a must-see main event with Donald Cerrone facing Justin Gaethje, but the entire card features a number of fighters ready to make their mark.

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Fight Night highlights

Pereira does a backflip in fight


Hall connects with devastating right hand


Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez on the UFC, Lucha Libre and going off the top rope

The former UFC heavyweight champ wants to return to the Octagon eventually, but he's in no hurry to leave Lucha Libre.

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How Cain Velasquez became El Toro


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