Was Urijah Faber’s UFC return one and done?

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UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber made a successful return to the Octagon earlier this year after two-and-a-half years on the sidelines. But was it a one-and-done fight?


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Faber was in attendance at UFC Vancouver this past weekend, where he met with reporters and discussed why two months after his return, there has been no chatter about his next fight and if there will even be one.

Cody Garbrandt updates wrist injury, timeline for UFC return

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Three years ago, Cody Garbrandt was at the top of the UFC bantamweight division. After three consecutive losses, he went back to the drawing board, but the drawing board threw a wrench in the works. Garbrandt damaged his wrists in training. 


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Having been on the sidelines since March, Garbrandt is now eyeing his return and recently provided an update on his injuries and the timeline for his next fight.

Francis Ngannou is waiting for the call to fight UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic

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Francis Ngannou missed out on his first opportunity to capture the UFC heavyweight title, but has put himself in position to get another shot at gold. He’s ready to go, but is currently awaiting a phone call to tell him when and where the fight will happen.

Champion Stipe Miocic defeated Ngannou in a five-round unanimous decision at UFC 220 in January 2018. His confidence shaken, Ngannou then lost to Derrick Lewis in his next bout.

Following the first back-to-back defeats of his career, Ngannou has since returned to form knocking out Curtis Blaydes, Cain Velasquez, and Junior Dos Santos in consecutive bouts.


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Tyron Woodley wants to win his belt back and challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov (video)

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In the latest Hollywood Beatdown, Tyron Woodley reacted to Kobe Bryant’s controversial IG post about his daughter’s youth basketball team. Also, Woodley called out current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, saying he wants to get his belt back and then fight the champ.


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UFC on ESPN+ 16: Donald Cerrone vs. Justin Gaethje recap video

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See the highlights and recap from UFC on ESPN+ 16: Cowboy Cerrone vs. Justin Gaethje. Gaethje defeated Cerrone in the main event of the Saturday, Sept. 14, even in Vancouver, British Columbia.

After defeating Cerrone, Gaethje kicked any thoughts of fighting Conor McGregor to the curb and instead took aim at the UFC lightweight title. He wants the winner of an as yet unscheduled match-up between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson.


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UFC Vancouver: Justin Gaethje and Donald Cerrone discuss Gaethje’s first-round win

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Hear what Justin Gaethje and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone said after Gaethje’s first round TKO victory in the main event of Fight Night Vancouver. Gaethje discussed how difficult it was to fight a friend and called for a title shot.

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