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Jorge Masvidal went to Stockton to look for Nate Diaz
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March 1, 2024
Jorge Masvidal went to Stockton to look for Nate Diaz
The first full card in the history of Verdict took place last week, featuring PFL vs. Bellator. We know you want more prelims. Stay tuned. Brian Ortega revealed an injury he suffered 3 weeks before the fight The injury: During grappling training, Brian Ortega suffered a laceration over his right eye three weeks out from his fight against Yair Rogriguez. His coach, Rener Gracie, said the cut need
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Francis Ngannou announces his return to MMA
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February 23, 2024
Francis Ngannou announces his return to MMA
We've got a stacked day of fights today. PFL vs. Bellator and UFC Mexico. Enjoy the action. Francis Ngannou Announces Return to MMA Breakdown: Francis Ngannou is returning from his boxing adventure after his fight against Anthony Joshua, which goes down March 8th. Ngannou announced that he'll be facing the winner of the fight between Renan Ferreira and Ryan Bader, which headlines the PFL vs. Bel
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Henry Cejudo's career is on the line
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February 16, 2024
Henry Cejudo's career is on the line
One of the most stacked events in recent memory takes place tonight. Lock in your picks. Dana White Says He'll Announce the UFC 300 Main Event on Saturday. Why on Saturday? UFC 300 is less than two months away with no confirmed main event. On top of that, the event tickets go on sale on February 21st, meaning this will be the last time Dana can talk to the media before they are released. Who wi
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Dustin Poirier has a strange week with the UFC
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February 2, 2024
Dustin Poirier has a strange week with the UFC
It’s been a wild week in combat sports. UFC 300 teases, fights getting canceled then uncancelled, conversations about retirement, and more. Let’s get into it. Israel Adesanya Teases UFC 300 Return Where? Israel Adesanya shared a poster of the movie "300" on his Instagram story, followed by the caption, "The gods must be crazy." Adesanya has been dropping subtle hints about a return, and this was
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Dana White doubts Dillon Danis will be in the UFC
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December 1, 2023
Dana White doubts Dillon Danis will be in the UFC
We're going to make a big announcement before the end of the year. We're going to give you something you've been asking for. The Sean Strickland and Ian Garry drama Context: Ian Garry's wife wrote a book in 2012 called "How to be a WAG." The book is "The ultimate guide to catching the man of your dreams," per the Amazon description, and discusses how to be the wife or girlfriend of a famous ath
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Tom Aspinall wants to fight Stipe Miocic next
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November 17, 2023
Tom Aspinall wants to fight Stipe Miocic next
Thursday marked the 10-year anniversary of Georges St-Pierre vs. Johnny Hendricks at UFC 167. This was the fight that inspired the creation of Verdict. Aljamain Sterling wants to fight Max Holloway at Featherweight Moving up: Weight cuts have become increasingly difficult for Aljamain Sterling. Given the current landscape of 135, this is the right time for Sterling to move up to 145. The return
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Saudia Arabia makes Francis Ngannou another offer
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November 3, 2023
Saudia Arabia makes Francis Ngannou another offer
The Fight Forum is getting stronger every week. Check out the Comment of the Week here. Saudia Arabia makes Francis Ngannou another offer The offer: Turki Al-Sheikh, the person responsible for Saudi Arabia’s combat initiative, announced on Monday that he made Francis Ngannou an offer to compete in Saudia Arabia again. Like the rest of the world, he was very impressed with Ngannou’s performance.
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The UFC signs a sponsorship deal with Bud Light
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October 27, 2023
The UFC signs a sponsorship deal with Bud Light
The Fight Forum has been on fire and has brought the Verdict Community together. Check out the most debated discussion of the week here. The UFC signs a sponsorship deal with Bud Light Details: Bud Light will be the official beer of the UFC starting on January 1st, 2024, replacing Modelo. The UFC revealed it's a 9-figure contract and the biggest sponsorship deal in the company's history. Officia
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The UFC extends its partnership with Abu Dhabi until 2028
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October 20, 2023
The UFC extends its partnership with Abu Dhabi until 2028
We’re hosting the first-ever AMA in the Fight Forum with the legendary Dan Henderson 1 hour before the UFC 294 main card. This is your opportunity to speak with one of the greatest fighter of all-time. The UFC extends its partnership with Abu Dhabi until 2028 The details: The UFC will continue to bring one PPV event featuring a Championship fight to Abu Dhabi every year until 2028. In addition t
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The UFC and USADA have ended their relationship
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October 13, 2023
The UFC and USADA have ended their relationship
The Fight Forum has been on fire this week. Check out the discussion of how the Verdict Community scored Islam Makhachev vs. Alex Volkanovski 1. The UFC and USADA have ended their relationship What happened? USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart released a statement on Wednesday stating they will no longer be overseeing the UFC's anti-doping program starting on January 1, 2024, after the UFC elected to par
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An update on the Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler fight
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October 6, 2023
An update on the Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler fight
Surprise. We've officially partnered with ONE Championship, and you can make your picks for tonight's ONE Fight Night 15 card. Islam Makhachev hopes Colby Covington beats Leon Edwards Why? Colby Covington recently said he'd welcome a Champion vs. Champion fight against Islam Makhachev after he fights Leon Edwards. Leon hasn't called out Islam the way Colby has, so he sees a path to the Welterwei
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Belal Muhammad has a fight lined up according to Dana White
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September 28, 2023
Belal Muhammad has a fight lined up according to Dana White
In case you don’t know, the Fight Forum has been on fire lately. Check out what everyone’s saying about the Belal Muhammad situation here. Dana White and Stephen Espinoza are beefing again How it started: A reporter asked Dana White what he thought about the potential of Showtime Boxing being finished. Dana responded, "Fuck Espinoza and it's about time that shitty product is off the air." Espin
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The UFC is ending the year with blockbuster fights
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September 21, 2023
The UFC is ending the year with blockbuster fights
We've got an updated Home Screen in the app. Learn about the changes here. The UFC announced 3 major Championship fights to close out 2023 UFC 295: Jiri Prochazka vs. Alex Pereira for the vacant Light Heavyweight title will serve as the co-main event to Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic at Madison Square Garden. This is the perfect matchup from a stylistic point of view, as both fighters are elite stri
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Alex Volkanovski wants to rematch Islam Makhachev at UFC 300
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September 15, 2023
Alex Volkanovski wants to rematch Islam Makhachev at UFC 300
We've been talking about the launch of the Fight Forum for the past few weeks. The conversation has been growing in the Forum every day. Check out the official thread of UFC 293 and how everyone reacted to Sean Strickland defeating Israel Adesanya. The WWE and UFC merger is official What this means: The WWE and the UFC have officially merged on September 12th. The newly formed company is traded
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Saudi Arabia invests in the PFL
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September 8, 2023
Saudi Arabia invests in the PFL
This is our 52nd edition of OverUnder, which means we've been doing this for 1 straight year. We hope you've enjoyed the journey. Saudi Arabia invests in the PFL The investment: SRJ Sports Investments, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, had invested $100 Million into the Professional Fighters League, becoming a minority owner. A lot more money could be coming into the PFL fro
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Aljamain Sterling is taking some time off
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August 25, 2023
Aljamain Sterling is taking some time off
The Fight Forum has officially launched inside the app. For the first time ever, the Verdict Community has a place to communicate directly inside the app. Let us know what you think. Mayra Bueno Silva fails a drug test for her Holly Holm fight The positive test: She tested positive for Ritalinic acid, which stemmed from Concerta, her medication for ADHD. Silva has been taking this medication for
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Dillon Danis is making it very personal with Logan Paul
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August 18, 2023
Dillon Danis is making it very personal with Logan Paul
You’ll be able to communicate directly inside the Verdict app starting this weekend. It’s called the Fight Forum. You heard it here first. Dillon Danis is making it very personal with Logan Paul What’s he doing? Since his fight with Logan Paul got announced, Dillon’s been a menace on Twitter (X), posting pictures of Logan’s fiance Nina Agdal with other men. This includes photos of Agdale with L
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Elon Musk says the UFC won’t be involved in his fight against Mark Zuckerberg
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August 11, 2023
Elon Musk says the UFC won’t be involved in his fight against Mark Zuckerberg
We’re really close to launching a new feature inside the app that will let the Verdict Community speak their thoughts. Stay tuned. Elon Musk says the UFC won’t be involved in his fight against Mark Zuckerberg What he said: The fight will be managed Elon and Zuckerberg’s foundations and not the UFC. The event will be live-streamed on X, formerly known as Twitter, and Meta. All of the proceeds wil
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Nate Diaz wants to return to MMA after fighting Jake Paul
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August 4, 2023
Nate Diaz wants to return to MMA after fighting Jake Paul
Ben Askren finally went 1v1 against Darren Till and smoked him. You can see the results here. Amanda Serrano signs with the PFL Who is she? She’s the WBC Featherweight Champion, and she’s widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound Women’s boxers in the world. She has a pro boxing record of 44-2-1 and has competed in 3 MMA fights with a record of 3-0-1. The deal: She signed an exclusive M
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Tony Ferguson doesn't plan on retiring any time soon
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July 28, 2023
Tony Ferguson doesn't plan on retiring any time soon
Season 2 of our fantasy leagues kicks off on Saturday, starting with UFC 291. The Season will end at the final UFC PPV of the year. The PFL is teasing a big announcement The tease: PFL Founder Donn Davis tweeted that there will be a big announcement in August that will change the global market of MMA. What could it be? It looks like it'll be either an acquisition of Bellator or a new US broadc
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Dricus Du Plessis is bailing on UFC 293
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July 21, 2023
Dricus Du Plessis is bailing on UFC 293
We’re working on something big that you’ll see in the app soon. We’re finally going to have a place for the community to congregate. Stay tuned. Islam Makhachev vs. Charles Oliveira 2 is official When and where: UFC President Dana White announced on Wednesday that the rematch between Islam Makhachev and Charles Oliveira will headline UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi on October 21st. The event will take plac
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Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou is official
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July 14, 2023
Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou is official
Last week, we unveiled the pound-for-pound rankings for the best 1v1 players in the world on Verdict Tournaments. Shoutout to Santino Zarcone for being at the top of the leaderboard. You can view the full rankings here. Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury is official The details: Francis Ngannou will fight Tyson Fury in a 10-round boxing match on October 28th in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia. Ngannou's manag
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Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones squash their beef
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July 7, 2023
Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones squash their beef
It’s international fight week, so we’re doing something special. We launched a 1v1 game type in Verdict Tournaments that you can learn about here. Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones squash their beef What happened: Izzy and Jon Jones met at a Las Vegas Casino and squashed their beef, putting their rivalry to an end. Izzy posted a video of him and Jones hanging out in his first-ever post on Instagram'
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Daniel Cormier believes that Jon Jones shouldn't be nominated for an ESPY for the 'Best Fighter' this year
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June 30, 2023
Daniel Cormier believes that Jon Jones shouldn't be nominated for an ESPY for the 'Best Fighter' this year
A big shoutout to Ilia Topuria who looked like a prodigy against Josh Emmett. It looks like he'll be the first undefeated fighter to challenge for the UFC Featherweight title since Brian Ortega did so in 2018. Daniel Cormier believes that Jon Jones shouldn't be nominated for an ESPY for the 'Best Fighter' this year His argument: DC believes that Jones shouldn't be nominated because he's only fou
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How likely is a Elon Musk vs. Mark Zuckerberg fight?
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June 23, 2023
How likely is a Elon Musk vs. Mark Zuckerberg fight?
So... Elon Musk vs. Mark Zuckerberg is actually on Verdict for you to make your pick. We plan on sharing the pre-fight data with the world this weekend. Dana White says that Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk want to fight in the UFC Is this for real? Dana White says it is. He spoke to Elon and Zuckerberg on Wednesday night, and they both told him they were dead serious about fighting each other. Zuc
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Israel Adesanya said that Verdict ‘is the way to go’ for judging
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June 16, 2023
Israel Adesanya said that Verdict ‘is the way to go’ for judging
Perhaps the biggest star in all of combat sports, Israel Adesanya endorsed Verdict and our scoring system this week. We discuss that and more below in this week’s edition of OverUnder. Conor McGregor has until the end of the day to join the USADA testing pool to fight in 2023 What does this mean? Fighters that want to come back from ‘retirement’ must be in the USADA testing pool for 6 months bef
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Israel Adesanya thinks him against Khamzat Chimaev would be a big fight
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June 9, 2023
Israel Adesanya thinks him against Khamzat Chimaev would be a big fight
We’ve reached the 40th edition of OverUnder today. We’ve always listened to the feedback of our readers, and we’re excited to unveil a new format for all editions moving forward. Let us know what you think. Daniel Cormier thinks Jim Miller shouldn't be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Why? DC believes fighting in the UFC for 15 years isn't enough to warrant a spot in the Hall of Fame. He bel
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Conor McGregor wants to finish Michael Chandler with a head kick
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June 2, 2023
Conor McGregor wants to finish Michael Chandler with a head kick
Next week marks the 40th edition of OverUnder. We’re going to be switching up the format starting next Friday, so stay tuned. We're always looking for feedback, so drop us a message with any suggestions. Quick Hits Merab Dvalishvili will be sidelined for 3 to 4 months following hand surgery. Rob Wilkinson has been forced out of the PFL season for a failed drug test. Belal Muhammad believes Gi
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Dana White gives his thoughts on the Francis Ngannou/PFL deal
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May 26, 2023
Dana White gives his thoughts on the Francis Ngannou/PFL deal
We could be getting closer to a Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler announcement. McGregor confirmed that the fight would be announced at some point during the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter. The season ends on August 15th, so you can expect an announcement before that. Quick Hits MacKenzie Dern accused her ex-husband of domestic violence. Cain Velasquez's attempted murder trial has be
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Francis Ngannou's Contract with the PFL is unprecedented
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May 19, 2023
Francis Ngannou's Contract with the PFL is unprecedented
An Endeavor representative confirmed this week that the name of the company that will operate the UFC and WWE will be TKO Group Holdings. It will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker TKO. Quick Hits Alex Pereira is moving up to 205 to fight Jan Blachowicz at UFC 291. Dustin Poirier will fight Justin Gaethje for the vacant BMF title. Francis Ngannou will fight for the PFL in 2
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The data shows Jon Jones is the biggest UFC Box Office Star
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May 12, 2023
The data shows Jon Jones is the biggest UFC Box Office Star
There’s a weird thing happening with MMA media right now. It’s getting infiltrated by a genre of media that’s intention is to go viral. We saw that at the Nate Diaz/Jake Paul press conference this week when a troll asked Nate a stupid question about his brother Nick. Nate's response was great. You can watch it here. Quick Hits Cédric Doumbé, a legendary kickboxer, signed with the PFL. Paige Van
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Henry Cejudo's route to Alex Volkanovski
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May 5, 2023
Henry Cejudo's route to Alex Volkanovski
Michael Chandler is starting to get impatient waiting for Conor McGregor. Not only is there no date for the fight, McGregor still isn’t even in the USADA pool. He needs to be in the USADA pool for at least 6 months before being eligible to fight in the UFC. If he was to enter the pool today, the earliest he could come back and fight is in November. This fight is far away from being guaranteed to h
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Nate Diaz Finishes a Street Fight with a Guillotine Choke
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April 28, 2023
Nate Diaz Finishes a Street Fight with a Guillotine Choke
Sergei Pavlovich finished Curtis Blaydes by 1st round TKO and has separated himself from the rest of the division. He’s one 1st round knockout win away from tying Chuck Liddell’s record for the most consecutive 1st round knockout wins in UFC history, at 7. We never got Francis Ngannou vs. Jon Jones, but we can get the next best thing with Jon Jones vs. Sergei Pavlovich. Quick Hits Deiveson Figue
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Robert Whittaker is 100% sure he'll defeat Israel Adesanya
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April 21, 2023
Robert Whittaker is 100% sure he'll defeat Israel Adesanya
Clay Guida swerved fight fans last week after he took off his gloves to signal a retirement following his loss to Rafa Garcia. Usually, when a losing fighter takes off their gloves, the UFC gives them a post-fight interview to call it a career. Guida got the mic after taking off his gloves off, but he told the audience in Kansas City that he wasn’t going anywhere. He wanted the mic to wish his mot
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Alex Pereira is moving to Light Heavyweight
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April 14, 2023
Alex Pereira is moving to Light Heavyweight
TJ Dillashaw revealed on Instagram that he needs a second shoulder surgery because the first one didn’t work. He was told by doctors that his shoulder will never be good enough to compete at a high level again. Many questioned whether Dillashaw was ‘retiring’ to get out of the USADA pool and recover the way Conor McGregor is. This might be the nail in the coffin for Dillashaw’s career. Quick Hits
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Vince McMahon is the Executive Chairman of WWE X UFC
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April 7, 2023
Vince McMahon is the Executive Chairman of WWE X UFC
Alex Pereira has defeated Israel Adesanya 3x, but that still isn't enough to convince the oddsmakers that he'll defeat Adesanya again at UFC 287. Pereira is currently the betting underdog heading into the rematch at +117. Quick Hits The UFC created new gloves to reduce eye pokes. Jorge Masvidal and Kevin Holland got into an altercation. Jake Paul will make an appearance on tonight's PFL broadc
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The PFL’s 2023 Season kicks off this Saturday
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March 31, 2023
The PFL’s 2023 Season kicks off this Saturday
This is the 30th edition of OverUnder. Thanks for joining along as we aim to bring you the most important stories of the week in a 3-4 minute read every Friday. OverUnder is the first and only major weekly newsletter in combat sports history. Quick Hits Jose Aldo is in talks to box Floyd Mayweather in Saudi Arabia. Paddy Pimblett wants a rematch against Jared Gordon. Tim Sylvia will compete i
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Does Colby Covington deserve a title shot?
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March 24, 2023
Does Colby Covington deserve a title shot?
The fight between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk for all four of the major Heavyweight boxing titles on April 29th has been officially canceled. Both sides are blaming each other for the cancellation and it looks like this fight will not happen any time soon. Unfortunately, this is something that’s common in the world of professional boxing. With Fury free, maybe it’s time to explore the fight with
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Conor McGregor and USADA are Beefing
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March 17, 2023
Conor McGregor and USADA are Beefing
UFC 289 is rumored to take place in Canada on June 10th. This would be the first PPV in Canada since UFC 231 in Toronto, when Max Holloway handed Brian Ortega his first career loss. If the promotion is to return to Canada, the likely frontrunners for the card are Vancouver and Toronto. Quick Hits Alex Pereira warns Drake not to bet against him again. Glover Teixeira is open to box against someo
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Daniel Cormier refuses to call Jon Jones the GOAT
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March 10, 2023
Daniel Cormier refuses to call Jon Jones the GOAT
The UFC’s broadcast partnership with ESPN is set to expire at the end of 2024. There’s one year left until WME CEO Ari Emanuel can start negotiating a new deal. He confirmed this week that he has a great relationship with ESPN but there are ‘a lot of buyers’ for the next UFC broadcast rights deal in the United States. Quick Hits Kron Gracie returns against Charles Jourdain at UFC 288. Deiveson
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Jon Jones is bringing in David Goggins
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March 3, 2023
Jon Jones is bringing in David Goggins
Jon Jones might have lost his abs, but he’s gained a lot of strength. He’s been on a 4000-4500 calorie per day diet plan since deciding to become a Heavyweight. He’s deadlifting 640 lbs and squatting 520 lbs. Quick Hits Charles Oliveira will never watch his fight with Islam Makhachev back. Luke Rockhold will fight Mike Perry in a bare-knuckle fight on April 21st. Eddie Alvarez predicts Conor M
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Islam Makhachev's mother wants him to retire
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February 24, 2023
Islam Makhachev's mother wants him to retire
The Francis Ngannou sweepstakes in the world of professional boxing is an ongoing story. Ngannou’s head coach Eric Nicksick confirmed to MMA Junkie Radio that a boxing fight is likely next for Ngannou, and the most interesting potential opponent for the team is Deontay Wilder. Quick Hits Rampage Jackson’s dreams of becoming a pro wrestler were killed by the Undertaker at 17. Jon Jones reveals h
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A Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier Truce?
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February 17, 2023
A Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier Truce?
Jim Miller wants to retire at UFC 300, which is lining up to take place in 2024. Miller is the only fighter that’s competed at both UFC 100 and UFC 200. Accomplishing this would mean he’s competed in 3 landmark events across 3 different decades. Quick Hits Power Slap competitor Jon Kennedy got suspended for 9-months for testing positive for cocaine. Conor McGregor has arrived in Las Vegas to sh
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Coffeezilla exposed Dillon Danis
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February 10, 2023
Coffeezilla exposed Dillon Danis
The UFC will return to Miami for the first time since 2003, with UFC 287 headlined by the rematch between Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya. The last time the UFC was in Miami was for UFC 42, which was headlined by a Welterweight title fight between Matt Hughes and Sean Sherk. Quick Hits Deontay Wilder challenges Francis Ngannou to a boxing and MMA fight. Khamzat Chimaev and Robert Whittaker are
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Laura Sanko becomes the first female commentator in modern UFC history
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February 3, 2023
Laura Sanko becomes the first female commentator in modern UFC history
This weekend's UFC main card has a unique start time of 1 AM ET. The reason for the late start time is that the event was originally supposed to be held in Seoul, South Korea but is now at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Quick Hits Islam Makhachev is unhappy with the UFC’s promotion of UFC 284. Aljamain Sterling says he’s fighting Henry Cejudo in May. Nate Diaz wants to fight Canelo Alvarez
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Conor McGregor Coaching on the Ultimate Fighter
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January 27, 2023
Conor McGregor Coaching on the Ultimate Fighter
It’s shaping up to be a big year in the world of combat sports and there was a lot of news that dropped this week to confirm that. From Conor McGregor to Jorge Masvidal, we discuss it all in the 21st edition of OverUnder. Quick Hits Paradigm Sports filed a lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao. Nick Diaz is appearing in a Jean-Claude Van Damme movie. Alex Pereira called out Jamahal Hill. Jose Aldo a
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Francis Ngannou's next move
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January 20, 2023
Francis Ngannou's next move
2023 has kicked off in the world of mixed martial arts as the fights are finally back. This was a crazy week in the world of MMA as the entire landscape has shaken up. Francis is gone and Jones is back. We cover it all in the 20th edition of OverUnder. Quick Hits Petr Yan vs. Merab Dvalishvili is set for March 11th as a main event. Power Slap draws 295,000 viewers in its debut episode on TBS.
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Khabib is stepping away from coaching
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January 13, 2023
Khabib is stepping away from coaching
After several weeks without action, 2023 is about to kick off this weekend for fight fans as the first UFC event takes place at the Apex. As the fights are back, several news stories have begun to develop and we talk about them all in this week’s edition of OverUnder. Quick Hits Justin Gaethje vs. Rafael Fiziev is in the works. James Krause worked as an agent for an offshore sportsbook. Sean S
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Jake Paul will fight in MMA for the PFL
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January 6, 2023
Jake Paul will fight in MMA for the PFL
The week started off with bad news for the leader of our sport Dana White. We discuss this and more in today’s edition of OverUnder. Quick Hits Phil Baroni got arrested in Mexico for murdering his girlfriend. Bellator might be on the market for a potential sale. Francisco Trinaldo has been released by the UFC. Michael Bisping advised Paddy Pimblett to be more humble. Nate Diaz teases signing
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The importance of Stephan Bonnar
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December 30, 2022
The importance of Stephan Bonnar
It’s been another week without a major MMA event, but that hasn’t stopped the news cycle from moving. There’s a lot to discuss in this edition including some upsetting news. Quick Hits Derek Brunson vs. Dricus du Plessis is being targeted for UFC 285. Alex Volkanovski believes he’s already twice the fighter he was heading into the Islam Makhachev fight. Aljamain Sterling says he’ll move up to
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Paulo Costa refuses to fight Robert Whittaker because of contract issues.
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December 23, 2022
Paulo Costa refuses to fight Robert Whittaker because of contract issues.
Keeping up to date with combat sports news can take up a lot of time, so we’re simplifying the process by bringing the most important stories directly to you. We read the internet all week and then summarize what you need to know in 3-4 minutes. What we're going to discuss today. Paulo Costa refuses to fight Robert Whittaker because of contract issues An athlete born without legs wins his pro
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The judging controversy this past weekend
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December 16, 2022
The judging controversy this past weekend
Keeping up to date with combat sports news can take up a lot of time, so we’re simplifying the process by bringing the most important stories directly to you. We read the internet all week and then summarize what you need to know in 3-4 minutes. What we're going to discuss today. The judging controversy this past weekend Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill gets made out of nowhere Shogun Rua wi
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TJ Dillashaw leaves the USADA pool and retires
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December 9, 2022
TJ Dillashaw leaves the USADA pool and retires
Keeping up to date with combat sports news can take up a lot of time, so we’re simplifying the process by bringing the most important stories directly to you. We read the internet all week and then summarize what you need to know in 3-4 minutes. What we're going to discuss today. TJ Dillashaw leaves the USADA pool and retires James Krause has been blacklisted by the UFC The Paddy Pimblettt a
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Tyson Fury is worried about life after boxing
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December 2, 2022
Tyson Fury is worried about life after boxing
Keeping up to date with combat sports news can take up a lot of time, so we’re simplifying the process by bringing the most important stories directly to you. We read the internet all week and then summarize what you need to know in 3-4 minutes. What we're going to discuss today. Ontario bans betting on the UFC Tyson Fury is worried about his life after boxing The PFL Championship delivers
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Artem Lobov sues Conor McGregor
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November 25, 2022
Artem Lobov sues Conor McGregor
Keeping up to date with combat sports news can take up a lot of time, so we’re simplifying the process by bringing the most important stories directly to you. We read the internet all week and then summarize what you need to know in 3-4 minutes. What we're going to discuss today. Artem Lobov sues Conor McGregor for Millions over Proper 12 Whiskey The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement
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Alex Pereira continues to be the boogeyman of Israel Adesanya
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November 18, 2022
Alex Pereira continues to be the boogeyman of Israel Adesanya
Keeping up to date with combat sports news can take up a lot of time, so we’re simplifying the process by bringing the most important stories directly to you. We read the internet all week and then summarize what you need to know in 3-4 minutes. What we're going to discuss today. Anthony Johnson dies at 38 years old Alex Pereira continues to be the boogeyman of Israel Adesanya Israel Adesany
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Cain Velasquez is out on bail
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November 11, 2022
Cain Velasquez is out on bail
Keeping up to date with combat sports news can take up a lot of time, so we’re simplifying the process by bringing the most important stories directly to you. We read the internet all week and then summarize what you need to know in 3-4 minutes. What we're going to discuss today. Cain Velasquez is granted bail Eugene Baremen was ruthless with his fighters for UFC 281 A UFC fight is under inv
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Jake Paul is disappointed in his PPV sales
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November 4, 2022
Jake Paul is disappointed in his PPV sales
Shoutout to Sleepyblood on Instagram who reached out to us right after the 8th edition dropped last week. Getting your feedback is important to us because it helps us focus on stories you like. Let us know what you think about the edition below. What we're going to discuss today. Jake Paul is disappointed in his PPV sales Kayla Harrison will not compete in the PFL league format after 2022 F
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Khabib spent $1 Million on Islam Makhachev's training camp
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October 28, 2022
Khabib spent $1 Million on Islam Makhachev's training camp
The Lightweight division entered a new era with Islam Makhachev defeating Charles Oliveira at UFC 280. It was an eventful week and we highlight the most important topics below. What we're going to discuss today. Khabib Nurmagomedov spent $1 Million on Islam Makhachev’s training camp Dana White confirms Conor McGregor isn’t in the USADA testing pool Jon Anik re-signs with the UFC Khamzat Ch
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Jorge Masvidal throws shade at Nate Diaz
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October 21, 2022
Jorge Masvidal throws shade at Nate Diaz
Shoutout to Eric Haber, Sam Sheppard, Billy Rogers, P.Steez, Noel Maygraham, and Elias Baca on the feedback from last week’s edition of OverUnder. It was the most discussed edition of OverUnder and the community is starting to understand our mission with this newsletter. What we're going to discuss today. What makes Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev special Jorge Masvidal throws shade at N
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Alex Volkanovski has his eyes set on the Lightweight Championship
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October 14, 2022
Alex Volkanovski has his eyes set on the Lightweight Championship
A big shoutout to Patrick Killip who gave us feedback on last week’s edition. We had a fun time putting today’s edition together as it covers a lot of different topics. Let us know what you think by sending us a DM on Instagram or Twitter. Remember, we always respond. What we're going to discuss today. Alex Volkanovski begins his road to the UFC Lightweight Championship Khamzat Chimaev spars
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Daniel Cormier is headed to the WWE
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October 7, 2022
Daniel Cormier is headed to the WWE
Damn, we’re already at the 5th edition of OverUnder! You like it so far? Don’t like it? Let us know what you think by replying to this email. If there’s anything you’d like to see added, shoot us an email and let us know what you’re thinking. What we're going to discuss today. The death of Antonio Inoki and his impact Daniel Cormier is headed to the WWE Alistair Overeem and Badr Hari will co
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Bo Nickal wants Khamzat Chimaev
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September 30, 2022
Bo Nickal wants Khamzat Chimaev
There was no UFC last week, but that didn’t stop the ever-moving news cycle of MMA to keep spinning. It’s been an interesting week that entails the arrival of a potential Superstar and some controversy around the UFC Apex this weekend. What we're going to discuss today. The arrival of Bo Nickal Conor McGregor is the only fighter that hasn’t been tested by USADA in 2022 Is Mark Zuckerberg on
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Joe Rogan says he’ll leave the UFC the day Dana White is gone
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September 23, 2022
Joe Rogan says he’ll leave the UFC the day Dana White is gone
We’d like to begin this edition of OverUnder by giving a shoutout to Hit Dante who gave us feedback on last week’s edition. We’re always looking for feedback from the Verdict Community, so reply to this email if there’s anything you want to talk about. We’ll always reply. There’s a lot to discuss this week, so let’s get into it. What we're going to discuss today. Jose Aldo retires from MMA.
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Brendan Schaub reignites his feud with Dana White
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September 16, 2022
Brendan Schaub reignites his feud with Dana White
The past week was an emotional roller coaster for many fight fans with highs and lows. We witnessed the possible end of an era at UFC 279 and lost an important member of the MMA community. We cover the most important stories of the week in this edition of OverUnder. What we're going to discuss today. The death of Elias Theodorou. The fallout of UFC 279. Brendan Schaub attempts to reignite his f
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Backstage brawls cancel the UFC 279 Press Conference
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September 9, 2022
Backstage brawls cancel the UFC 279 Press Conference
Hey friend. So you know how we’re always working to innovate in MMA? We’re doing it again starting with this email. This is the first edition of our weekly newsletter OverUnder. It’s where we provide you with the latest news and highlight the coolest and most important things happening in the sport. This sport moves fast and keeping up to date with the latest news could get difficult, so don’t wor