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Joanna Jedrzejczyk plans to wait for Jan Blachowicz at the airport if he returns from UFC 253 with vacant light heavyweight belt, and has some words of advice for her countryman.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk reveals she contemplated retiring after ‘maybe one, two, three more fights’ but former champ promises she’s ready to ‘sacrifice myself’ to reclaim the belt.
Sean O’Malley’s fellow Contender Series product Johnny Walker knows feeling of having momentum checked in UFC all too well, but thinks ‘Sugar’ will ‘come back a better fighter’.
Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera should’ve been given more credit heading into UFC 252 – bookmakers and fans alike might have taken a few too many gulps of the Sean O’Malley Kool-Aid.
BKFC president David Feldman plans side-gig on commentary or interviewing for his big new signing Paige VanZant, saying the former UFC star ‘belongs in front of a camera’.
Leon Edwards says Colby Covington ‘just got battered’ by UFC champ Kamaru Usman and isn’t interested in fighting welterweight contender because it won’t get him a title shot.
Leon Edwards is campaigning for a title shot at UFC champ Kamaru Usman but prefers to settle ‘genuine beef’ with Jorge Masvidal instead of fighting No 1 contender Gilbert Burns.
Leon Edwards thinks Tyron Woodley is calling out everyone else instead of him since their fight was postponed because ‘he’s getting up there in age, if I beat him where does he go?’
Demetrious Johnson says he hasn’t trained MMA in five weeks with scheduled May 29 bout in Manila highly doubtful – ‘I don’t even know if I can book a ticket’.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk admits every fight is now going to be a big risk after taking so much damage against Zhang Weili – ‘and I want to be a mother in the future’.
Kiamrian Abbasov is ‘ready to go to war again’ as he eyes first One Championship title defence – but the Kyrgyzstani also has designs on Aung La N Sang’s middleweight belt.
Austin Vanderford ready to test himself against best in Bellator middleweight division, as he keeps sharp alongside wife and UFC star Paige VanZant during coronavirus pandemic.
Former bantamweight queen Miesha Tate happy to see One Championship cancel shows amid coronavirus but is sure UFC president Dana White ‘won’t do anything illegal’.
Paige VanZant says UFC contract decision might not just come down to a ‘dollar figure’ as she hopes to prove her worth in and out of the cage – ‘who’s going to open those doors for me?’
Norway’s Emil Meek says ‘I would beat up the old me’ after 18 months of grafting in the gym as he looks to earn another crack at now-welterweight champ Kamaru Usman.
UFC Auckland’s Emil Meek recounts Diego Sanchez’s infamous coach Joshua Fabia running around chasing after them in a locked cage ‘with a real, sharp blade to make us move’.
Curtis ‘Razor’ Blaydes predicts a finish against Junior Dos Santos at UFC Fight Night Raleigh, then he wants another crack at Francis Ngannou – ‘I know where he’s weak’.
Leon ‘Rocky’ Edwards says Jorge Masvidal, Tyron Woodley both ‘making excuses’ and that he’s the top contender to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Curtis Blaydes thinks referee Dan Miragliotta allowed Jairzinho Rozenstruik ‘to control the outcome’ by the way he walked off after dropping Alistair Overeem.
‘I think this can get very big,’ says Audie Attar, with Legend FC looking to determine the best fighters in China – and they’re not afraid of stiff competition from UFC and One Championship.
Former strawweight champion says ‘these other girls can make it but there’s nobody like Ronda Rousey and me’ after teammate Jorge Masvidal’s ‘BMF’ win.
Conor McGregor’s manager Audie Attar says he hopes an announcement for UFC comeback on January 18 in Las Vegas could happen ‘in the coming weeks’.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk says she’s waiting for date, location for title shot against strawweight champion – ‘anytime, anywhere … I see gaps in her game, I’m more well-rounded’.
Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya are stand-out fighters of 2019 – but will ‘Gamebred’ or ‘Stylebender’ walk away with UFC’s coveted award?
Nate Diaz wants an immediate rematch with Jorge Masvidal, but here are the five match-ups that make most sense going forward for the UFC after a huge night in New York.
Alistair Overeem ‘would’ve made same decision’ as Walt Harris withdraws from their bout – ‘I can only imagine how devastating this must be’.
Here’s all you need to know about Saturday’s stacked Madison Square Garden show – the Post breaks down every fight on the main card and the prelims.
Angela Lee admits she was plagued by self-doubt after losing last two fights but Tokyo triumph shows she’s learned more in six months than her whole life.
‘Unstoppable’ gets dramatic victory in main event of Century Part 1 in Tokyo as ‘The Panda’ taps to Lee’s rear-naked choke in the fifth round of a thrilling bout.
‘Unstoppable’ wants another crack at the strawweight title in early 2020 – ‘I still have plans of accomplishing that. I think the whole world would want to see it’.