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Opinion: Why the UFC released Sage Northcutt

Looking at another departure from the UFC as a lens through which fans might understand the promotion’s PPV and TV strategy. And why compliance is increasingly worth more than excitement in their view.

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Gastelum receives backlash from Askren, others, after Woodley diss

Kevin Gastelum’s callout of Tyron Woodley completely backfired on social media.

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Video: Broner makes racist remarks towards Pacquiao fans

Adrien Broner once again made a complete disgrace of himself in public, three days out from his fight against Manny Pacquiao.

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UFC on ESPN+1 Pre-Fight Fears, Divorce Blears - IF I DID IT

Welcome to IF I DID IT where we analyze and solve PR kerfuffles from the MMA world (insert hand gesture) not beyond. This week we discuss UFC on ESPN+1, TJ Dillashaw and Holly Holm pre-UFC 235.

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Wonderboy vs. Pettis expected to headline UFC Nashville

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