There were two fights that changed veteran MMA coach Duke Roufus’ perspective on stopping fights. Earlier in his career, Roufus, the longtime head coach and owner of Roufusport, admitted to giving his fighters too much leeway in deciding whether they were still competitive in a fight. That changed when two of his most famous students,
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Jan 21, 2023 Jose Aldo, the longest-reigning featherweight champion in UFC history, will be inducted into the promotion’s Hall of Fame later this year. Aldo, 36, retired from the UFC in September, one month after losing to Merab Dvalishvili in a highly ranked bantamweight fight. Had Aldo won that fight, he might have moved on
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Former heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou may no longer be ruling the 265-pound roost after fighting out his UFC contract, but “The Predator” is still considered by many to be the finest heavyweight fighter in the world. Some of the top dogs in PFL could change that status. That’s according to former UFC fighter and current
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Jan 24, 2023 Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold intends to pursue fights outside UFC after securing his release from the company. In an appearance on “The MMA Hour” on Monday, Rockhold, 38, revealed he and UFC have mutually parted ways, ending a partnership that began in 2013. Rockhold retired in the Octagon in August,
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11:17 AM ET Ranked lightweights Dan Hooker and Jalin Turner will square off at UFC 285, both fighters confirmed on social media. Hooker announced the bout on “The MacLife” and Turner confirmed shortly after via Instagram. UFC 285 takes place on March 4 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Hooker (22-12) is coming off a
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