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What’s Next for Valentina Shevchenko: Potential Fights

Reading Time: < 1 minuteValentina Shevchenko was a -2000 betting favorite for her title defense against Jennifer Maia on November 21. Shevchenko dominated the fight and kept her belt. It seems as if nobody in the Women’s Flyweight division can pose any real threat to the champion, so what’s next for her? If Shevchenko were to take a fight against a flyweight contender, the betting odds would be heavily in her favor. The only challenger to possibly pose a threat would be former Strawweight Champion Jessica Andrade, only because of her power. Shevchenko can take on two fights that...

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UFC 254 Keys to Victory: Khabib vs. Gaethje

Reading Time: < 1 minuteOn October 24, Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against the Interim Champion Justin Gaethje. This has the making to become the fight of the year, this is what I feel each fighter must do in order to win. If Khabib wants to keep his belt he needs to do what he has been bred to do, smash people. Although Justin has a wrestling background, his main focus since starting MMA has been his boxing ability. If Khabib wants to win he will need to do what he has done to all his previous opponents,...

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Khamzat Chimaev: The Next UFC Star

Reading Time: 2 minutesAfter a 17 second KO victory over Gerald Meerschaert, the Khamzat Chimaev hype train lives on. During his first fight in the UFC in July, Chimaev was named “Khabib 2.0”. This is because the two have a similar fighting style and look some-what alike. 10 days after his first win, Chimaev cut 15 pounds and was back in the octagon, with a similar performance, destroying his opponent on the ground and getting the finish. Chimaev was scheduled for his first “real” test since his quick rise to fame. However before his fight with Meerschaert, Dana White...

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Breaking Down The Projected First UFC Main Event of 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe UFC has a large amount of fights that they can make right now which everybody would be extremely excited for. Many of which would be for championship belts. However, I believe that best fight to make should not even be for a belt, instead it would be a title eliminator. That fight is Tony Ferguson vs. Conor McGregor, at lightweight. There is no denying that Conor is the biggest star the UFC has ever seen, and every single time he steps into the octagon sports fans are going to tune in. Dana White would also...

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Breaking Down Fight Island’s Main Event: Usman-Masvidal

Reading Time: 2 minutesFight Island, located in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, is hosting its first fight card on July 11. One week before the fights started, Welterweight Title Challenger, Gilbert Burns, tested positive for COVID-19 and withdrew from the main event. It was then between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington to replace Burns and fight Champ Kamaru Usman on one week’s notice. The new main event will be between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal for the Welterweight belt. Which fighter has the upper hand going into the fight? Most people would think that it would be Kamaru Usman who...

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