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LAS VEGAS — Both fighters in this weekend’s UFC 216 pay-per-view event — the first major sports event scheduled in Las Vegas since Sunday’s mass shooting — said they were affected by the tragedy. Saturday’s event, which takes place inside T-Mobile Arena, is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin
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11:55 AM ET Phil MurphyESPN Video Andrea Lee is back on the couch as her on-again, off-again debut is now off altogether. Legacy flyweight champion Andrea “KGB” Lee (8-2) agreed to fill in on less than two-weeks notice at UFC 216, but it was revealed that Lee, who tested positive for a banned diuretic in
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MMA fighter Francis Ngannou chats to KweséESPN about his rise up the UFC heavyweight rankings, his ambitions, and which member of his family back home in Cameroon refuses to watch his fights. What led to your decision to move permanently from Paris [to where he moved in his mid-20s] to Las Vegas in May? Everything
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An undisclosed injury has forced UFC flyweight Paige VanZant to withdraw from a scheduled fight against Jessica Eye at UFC 216 next week in Las Vegas. Officials confirmed the fight cancellation to ESPN on Monday. A replacement opponent will not be sought for Eye. MMAFighting.com first reported VanZant’s withdrawal. VanZant (7-3) has not yet fought
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