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Ultimate Fighting Championship: Mixed martial arts promoter based in Las Vegas
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is owned and operated by parent company William Morris Endeavor. It is the largest MMA promotion company in the world and features on its roster the highest-level fighters in the sport. The UFC produces events worldwide that showcase twelve weight divisions and abides by the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. As of 2019, the UFC has held over 500 events. Dana White has been UFC president since 2001. Under White's stewardship, the UFC has grown into a globally popular multi-billion-dollar enterprise.

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'I'm the Conor McGregor of entertainment': Justin Bieber doubles down on Octagon challenge to Tom Cruise

'i'm the conor mcgregor of entertainment': justin bieber doubles down on octagon challenge to tom cruise
A potential battle between A-listers Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise has once again reared its head after the pop star repeated his challenge to the Hollywood star to face him inside the UFC's octagon...
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Khabib v McGregor 2: UFC boss Dana White gives update on rematch plans

khabib v mcgregor 2: ufc boss dana white gives update on rematch plans
Conor McGregor will likely get his chance to face Russian nemesis Khabib Nurmagomedov in the autumn, according to UFC chief Dana White. McGregor returned to the octagon with a spectacular 40-second TKO..
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McGregor makes fast work of Cerrone on UFC return [Video]McGregor makes fast work of Cerrone on UFC return

Conor McGregor says he's now "etched in history" after winning on his UFC comeback against Donald Cerrone after just 40 seconds in Las Vegas.

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McGregor set to return to octogon after making weight for UFC 246 [Video]McGregor set to return to octogon after making weight for UFC 246

PLEASE NOTE: CONTAINS STRONG PROFANITY IN DONALD CERRONE SOUNDBITE PLEASE NOTE: COMPLETE SCRIPT TO FOLLOW VIDEO SHOWS: CONOR MCGREGOR AND DONALD CERRONE WEIGHING IN, STARING EACH OTHER DOWN, POSING

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UFC 246: Conor McGregor beats Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds [Video]UFC 246: Conor McGregor beats Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds

Conor McGregor needed only 40 seconds to defeat Donald Cerrone in his eagerly anticipated UFC return in Las Vegas. McGregor, fighting for the first time in 15 months at UFC 246 at the T-Mobile Arena,..

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Conor McGregor Seems To Have Bounced Back From A Series Of Mistakes [Video]Conor McGregor Seems To Have Bounced Back From A Series Of Mistakes

After Conor McGregor lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov he made a lot of mistakes. McGregor became violent, throwing a metal dolly at a bus, smashing a window and injuring UFC athletes. According to Business..

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Conor McGregor dedicates upcoming UFC fight to mother [Video]Conor McGregor dedicates upcoming UFC fight to mother

Conor McGregor faces off against Donald Cerrone ahead of UFC 246 in Las Vegas. The Irishman was pleased with his weight and said he would be dedicating the fight to his mother.

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UFC star McGregor remains silent over assault allegations [Video]UFC star McGregor remains silent over assault allegations

A reporter is booed and jeered as he tries to ask Conor McGregor about two sexual assault allegations against the UFC star.

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McGregor vows to kickstart UFC's 2020 [Video]McGregor vows to kickstart UFC's 2020

Conor McGregor has vowed to “kickstart UFC’s 2020 big” when he makes his return to the octagon against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this weekend. McGregor has not fought in the octagon since..

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Conor McGregor Breaks Silence Over Sexual Assault Allegations [Video]Conor McGregor Breaks Silence Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Conor McGregor broke his silence over his accusations of two separate sexual assault allegations. According to Business Insider, he told ESPN that “time will show all.” McGregor said: “Patience..

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Conor McGregor: Who next after UFC 246? Khabib, Mayweather, Masvidal, Usman or Pacquiao?

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Jorge Masvidal, Kamaru Usman or Khabib Nurmagomedov - who will Conor McGregor fight next?
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Conor McGregor Blasts Cerrone in 40 Seconds in UFC Return

conor mcgregor blasts cerrone in 40 seconds in ufc return
Conor McGregor stopped Donald Cerrone with a head kick and punches 40 seconds into the first round at UFC 246. ......
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'It's inevitable' - McGregor targets Nurmagomedov rematch

Conor McGregor knocks out Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone at UFC 246 - then says a rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov will happen.
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UFC 246: Holly Holm beats Raquel Pennington in Las Vegas

Former UFC women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm claims a unanimous decision victory over Raquel Pennington at UFC 246.
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How to watch Conor McGregor-Donald Cerrone from UFC 246

how to watch conor mcgregor-donald cerrone from ufc 246
“The Notorious” Conor McGregor returns to the octagon for the first time in more than a year on Saturday to take...
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McGregor 'in a better place' before UFC comeback fight

Conor McGregor says he is in a "better place" than he was a few years ago as he prepares to make his UFC comeback against Donald Cerrone on Saturday.
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Have we just witnessed a new and more reflective side to Conor McGregor?

have we just witnessed a new and more reflective side to conor mcgregor?
Conor McGregor may have showcased a new and more reflective side to his personality at his press conference with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, but the Irishman still promised to knock the American out..
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UFC 246: Holly Holm at crossroads before facing Raquel Pennington

How Holly Holm stands at a crossroads in her fighting life and needs a win at UFC 246 to stay relevant, says MMA writer Nick Peet.
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Conor McGregor returns against Cowboy Cerrone at UFC 246 in Las Vegas

conor mcgregor returns against cowboy cerrone at ufc 246 in las vegas
Las Vegas, December 18: UFC will kick off 2020 with a thrilling bout featuring former lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial fan favorite Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. UFC 246:..
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From TV deals to Ronda Rousey's UFC debut: Here are 10 defining moments in MMA over past decade

The past decade has proven intriguing for mixed martial arts, including the debut of Ronda Rousey. Here are the highlights from the past 10 years.
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Death penalty sought in killing of Alabama woman

Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a man charged with capital murder in the shooting death of the stepdaughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris, authorities announced Monday. Ibraheem Yazeed..
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Conor McGregor to return to UFC in January

conor mcgregor to return to ufc in january
Conor McGregor will return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 15 months after losing his lightweight title to Khabib Nurmagomedov. ......
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UFC star pens heart-wrenching "thank you" to slain stepdaughter

Star UFC fighter Walt Harris has penned a heart-wrenching message following the death of his stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard​.
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Aniah Blanchard: Possible remains found, third arrest made in disappearance of UFC fighter's stepdaughter

Authorities believe they have recovered the remains of Aniah Blanchard, the 19-year-old stepdaughter to UFC fighter Walt Harris.
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Remains found believed to be UFC star's stepdaughter

Blanchard, the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight star Walt Harris, was reported missing by her family on October 24.
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Floyd Mayweather Jr announces he will come out of retirement in 2020

floyd mayweather jr announces he will come out of retirement in 2020
Floyd Mayweather Jr has said he is coming out of retirement. The 42-year-old American has not fought since the 50th fight and 50th win of his career in August 2017. That was over UFC star Conor..
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Mayweather in UFC talks and says he will make comeback 'in 2020'

Former five-weight boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather says he is "coming out of retirement in 2020".
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Judge orders DNA testing in teen's disappearance

An Alabama judge is ordering DNA testing for a man charged with kidnapping in the disappearance of the missing stepdaughter of a UFC heavyweight fighter. (Nov. 20)  
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UFC star's missing stepdaughter suffered "life-threatening injury"

Blood evidence in the car belonging to UFC heavyweight Walt Harris' missing stepdaughter shows she suffered "a life-threatening injury," police records show
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Suspect arrested in Blanchard kidnapping case

Authorities have arrested the man wanted in the disappearance of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris' stepdaughter. Ibraheem Yazeed was arrested in Florida and charged with first-degree kidnapping in the..
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Ibraheem Yazeed, suspect wanted in the disappearance of UFC star's stepdaughter, captured in Florida

Ibraheem Yazeed, sought in connection to the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, has been captured.
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Suspect arrested in UFC star's stepdaughter's disappearance

Ibraheem Yazeed is charged with first-degree kidnapping in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard
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Suspect ID'd in disappearance of UFC heavyweight's stepdaughter

Ibraheem Yazeed, who was out on bond from previous kidnapping and attempted murder charges, is still at large
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Kirk Herbstreit: Florida State players need to go to UFC because all they do is fight

ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit went off about FSU's performance against Miami and the state of the FSU program, saying all they care about is fighting.
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President Trump says UFC reception was 'like walking into a Trump Rally'

Despite hearing boos, President Trump compares reception from crowd at UFC 244 in New York to one at a campaign event. "Plenty of MAGA ..."
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UFC: More boos for Trump at Mixed Martial Arts fight

Boos - and a few cheers - greeted the president at the Ultimate Fighting Championship in New York.
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Trump booed at UFC event in New York City

Trump was booed earlier this week​ at the World Series in Washington, D.C.
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Foul play suspected in case of missing UFC fighter's stepdaughter

Police in Alabama believe there's evidence that a missing college student is a victim of foul play. Aniah Haley Blanchard is the stepdaughter of a UFC fighter. Omar Villafranca has the latest.
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Donald Trump's likely next sports event: The Ultimate Fighting Championship

Donald Trump is expected to attend the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will feature a welterweight bout between Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal.
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UFC offers $25,000 to held find missing stepdaughter of star fighter

Police initially said there wasn't any indication of foul play but they now say it's possible
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‘I would love to compete with him’: Conor McGregor targets Frankie Edgar fight, but also ...

‘i would love to compete with him’: conor mcgregor targets frankie edgar fight, but also ...
Conor McGregor made all the right noises as he faced reporters in Moscow following his press conference in the city on Thursday as he explained why his ideal next opponent would be former UFC..
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Diaz says he is out of UFC 244 after suggesting he has failed a doping test

American Nate Diaz says will not fight at UFC 244 next week after suggesting he has failed a doping test.
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Conor McGregor announces date for UFC comeback in Las Vegas next year

conor mcgregor announces date for ufc comeback in las vegas next year
Conor McGregor has confirmed he will return to the UFC on January 18 in Las Vegas. The Irishman has not fought since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on October 6 of last year. More follows…..
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Conor McGregor announces UFC return on 18 January 2020 - seven months after retiring

Conor McGregor says he will make his UFC return on 18 January 2020 - despite announcing his retirement from mixed martial arts earlier this year.
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UFC Boston: Molly McCann claims third straight win with dominant victory over Diana Belbita

England's 'Meatball' Molly McCann claims a landslide decision win over Romania's Diana Belbita at UFC Fight Night in Boston, Massachusetts.
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UFC 243: Israel Adesanya dethrones Robert Whittaker in Melbourne

New Zealand's Israel Adesanya extends his perfect professional record to 18-0 as he dethrones UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 243.
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Will UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov face Conor McGregor in US$50 million charity fight in Africa?

will ufc champion khabib nurmagomedov face conor mcgregor in us$50 million charity fight in africa?
Russian professional mixed martial artist Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to host a US$50 million charity fight in Africa – and it could involve a rematch with the Republic of Ireland’s Conor..
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Video appears to show UFC's BJ Penn knocked out in street fight; family rep says other man started it

Videos obtained by TMZ show UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn in fights outside bar and on Hawaii street; family friend says fighter was attacked first.
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Paige VanZant says she earns more through Instagram posts than UFC

"I make way more money sitting at home, posting pictures on Instagram than I do fighting," the UFC star said in an interview.
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'I was completely in the wrong,' says McGregor about pub incident

Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he will "face what's coming" after an altercation in a Dublin pub in April.
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Alleged Victim of McGregor's 'Punch Incident' Says He Couldn't Leave House For a Week

alleged victim of mcgregor's 'punch incident' says he couldn't leave house for a week
Earlier this week, a video appeared on the Internet showing notorious UFC fighter Conor McGregor punching an elderly man in the head at a pub. ......
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Conor McGregor sucker punches senior who snubbed whiskey shot

conor mcgregor sucker punches senior who snubbed whiskey shot
Conor McGregor didn’t take too kindly when a bar patron refused a whiskey shot offer from the UFC fighter. In surveillance footage obtained by TMZ Sports from the Marble Arch Pub in Dublin, Ireland,..
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Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard, an ex-UFC fighter, believes reported suicide was assisted

As speculation swirls around Jeffrey Epstein, former UFC fighter Igor Zinoviev believes Epstein's death in jail was no accident.
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Nate Diaz smoked a CBD joint during his UFC 241 open workout, passed it to fans

Nate Diaz, whose love of smoking pot is well known, had something special for his fans on Wednesday during his UFC 241 open workout.
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Valentina Shevchenko defends UFC flyweight title vs. Liz Carmouche

Valentina Shevchenko avenged her first career loss and defended her UFC women's flyweight belt against Liz Carmouche at UFC on ESPN+ 14.
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Vicente Luque shatters Mike Perry's nose in split decision victory

Mike Perry suffered a ghastly broken nose in his split decision loss to Vicente Luque in their UFC on ESPN+ 14 bout.
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Colby Covington dominates Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5

Colby Covington put on an overwhelming offensive performance with striking and takedowns to beat Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5.
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UFC 240: Cris Cyborg cut, but outworks gritty Felicia Spencer

Former champ Cris Cyborg rebounded from a loss in her previous fight, but Felicia Spencer made her work for the unanimous decision victory.
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