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There’s a lineup of worthy contenders at 155 pounds awaiting Tony Ferguson, but it could be a while before he gets a chance to deal with them. On Thursday, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting that the 33-year-old UFC interim lightweight champion underwent surgery on his elbow and he will be out of action for an indeterminate amount of time. The news was first announced by Ferguson’s wife Cristina, who posted a picture of the fighter in a cast to her private Instagram account. By: Alexander K. Lee Read More Here

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Dillian Whyte says he will "100 per cent" accept a rematch with Anthony Joshua early next year if his British rival cannot agree a unification clash with Joseph Parker. Negotiations for Joshua to put his WBA 'super' and IBF titles on the line against Parker are in deadlock with the WBO champion's promoter accusing 'AJ' of "refusing to compromise". Whyte is also waiting to learn his next opponent for a scheduled fight date of February 3, but would be willing to resume hostilities with Joshua instead if he receives a suitable offer. By: Richard Damerell Read More Here

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“THEY say don’t fall in love with a fighter, but how could you not fall in love with Miguel Cotto‘s skill,” purred HBO commentator Jim Lampley as a young Cotto ripped hooks into Randall Bailey’s midsection way back in a 2004 WBO light-welterweight title defence. Fast-forward 13 years, 25 fights, three weight classes and five world titles later and the 37-yead-old Puerto Rican idol brought down the closing curtain on his distinguished career, albeit this time as a hard-fought injured loser.  By: Nick Bond READ MORE HERE

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Miguel Cotto bowed out of boxing in New York City, losing his WBO light-middleweight title to Sadam Ali at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. The 37-year-old Puerto Rican, boxing in his 47th professional contest, was unable to handle the pace set by Brooklyn boxer Ali, who is eight years Cotto's junior. READ MORE HERE

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DETROIT – Francis Ngannou didn’t get an official UFC 218 fight-night bonus, but he’s been promised some extra cash, and he knows exactly how he’s going to use it. In Saturday’s UFC 218 pay-per-view co-headliner at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Ngannou (11-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) blasted fellow heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem (43-16 MMA, 8-5 UFC) with a violent fight-ending punch early in the first round. By: Dann Stupp and Matt Erickson READ MORE HERE

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