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Junior Dos Santos’ shoulder pops out, resulting in TKO loss to Jorgan De Castro

MIAMI – Junior Dos Santos’s MMA return almost went as planned. The former UFC heavyweight champion was en route to winning his first fight after his release from the UFC, but he suffered a shoulder injury in the main event of Eagle FC 47 and lost the bout to Jorgan De Castro as he was …

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Jailton Almeida may fight in two divisions, but ‘a lot happier’ not cutting weight for heavyweight

Dana White’s Contender Series veteran Jailton Almeida turned a lot of heads in his UFC debut in February, and hopes to keep the train rolling in a different weight class this Saturday. Entering his second fight under the UFC banner, Almeida (15-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be moving up from light heavyweight to meet heavyweight …

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Kamaru Usman’s manager says August return ‘completely not true,’ but will ‘100 percent’ fight in 2022

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is just now starting to use his surgically-repaired hand in training, and his manager wants people to pump the brakes on the rumors of his return in August. A few months after his title defense against Colby Covington at UFC 268, Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 MMA) underwent surgery in February …

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Sam Alvey booked against Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC Fight Night on Aug. 6

Sam Alvey will get to fight out his UFC contract in August. Alvey (33-17-1 MMA, 10-12-1 UFC) meets Michal Oleksiejczuk (16-5-1 MMA, 4-3-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night on Aug. 6, which doesn’t yet have a publicly known venue or location. A person with knowledge of the matchup confirmed the booking to MMA Junkie on …

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