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ESPN’s Hispanic Heritage Month Vignettes Include Story of Caín Velásquez’s Unconventional Move to Lucha Libre

For Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), ESPN and ESPN Deportes will showcase a series of features highlighting Latino athletes…

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Journalism Showcase

ESPN’s Helwani Delivers In Debut for E:60 With Definitive Daniel Cormier Feature

“I’m a longtime fan of E:60 and I thought his story was perfect for it.”

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MMA

On ESPN+ and ESPN2: Professional Fighters League Brings MMA Action To Thursday Nights

Playoffs? Yeah, we're talkin' playoffs and a $1M payday to division winners - some of the things that make Professional…

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E:60 Reporter Tisha Thompson Says Being A Parent Helped Her Connect With UFC’s Michelle Waterson and Her Daughter

Thompson: "That’s what I love about this story - it flips so many stereotypes."

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Fan Frenzy: ESPN Employees Attend, Reflect On UFC Fight Night On ESPN+

" . . . As a superfan of the sport, it made me swell with pride that it’s now on…

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MMA

“. . .For Longtime Fans Of The Sport, It’s Actually Quite Surreal . . . “

MMA reporter Ariel Helwani explains why he thinks UFC being showcased on ESPN's platforms benefits fans.

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“. . . I Can’t Wait To Share The Stories And Background Of This Sport With A New Audience”

ESPN.com’s Brett Okamoto discusses covering MMA ahead of the debut of UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ and names the ESPN…

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ESPN+

#FLASHBACKFRIDAY: UFC In Bristol

With UFC set to make its UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ debut this Saturday, let's recall when the Octagon visited…

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MMA

#ThingsShorterThanARouseyFight: Only this story took more than 130 seconds

Ronda Rousey's last four fights have lasted a grand total of 130 seconds. Steve Martinez of ESPN’s Stats & Information…

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espnW goes all out for huge weekend in women’s MMA

"Rowdy" Ronda Rousey headlines a huge weekend at UFC 184 and espnW has it covered from all angles.

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Former WWE star, now UFC fighter CM Punk wrestles questions on ESPN, Marvel, Wrigley

Former WWE champion CM Punk is training to compete in UFC. Recently, he spoke about his impending debut as a…

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Captured on Campus

UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor visits ESPN

Conor McGregor was at ESPN’s Bristol, Conn., campus to discuss his upcoming UFC fight against Dennis Siver scheduled for Sunday…

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MMA

Sonnen will keep it real in analyzing co-worker Melendez’s UFC fight for SportsCenter

Beginning today on SportsCenter, UFC analyst Chael Sonnen breaks down a title bout involving his ESPN colleague Gilbert Melendez (above).…

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MMA

Never-shy Sonnen kicks off SportsCenter UFC analyst gig

Former MMA star Chael Sonnen debuted today in his new role as an analyst for SportsCenter’s coverage of major UFC…

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From fighter to analyst, Melendez knows MMA first hand

An active MMA fighter, Gilbert Melendez (far right) is also well into his first year of analysis of the sport…

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