[embedded content]Nope. Jorge Masvidal tells Jake Paul they were never close to fighting: UFC “never wanted to let me go do boxing”“Charles Oliveira is a savage,” Chandler said. “I hope to share the octagon with him again eventually. I would like to run that one back, obviously. But the way he looked that night against Dariush, UFC 289, was absolutely masterful. Hats off to you, Charles.”The first half of Oliveira’s UFC stint saw him find his footing between lightweight and featherweight, racking up submissions and eventually becoming the promotional record-holder in that category. Thanks to some past wacky losses — whether by circumstance or opponent name or sometimes both — Oliveira was still a betting underdog once high-profile fights became a formality. In four of “do Bronx’s” last six outings, oddsmakers expected him to lose.Show. The Ultimate Fighter 31: Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler Episode 3 resultsDeath.Thanks for reading!If you find something you’d like to see in the Morning Report, hit up @DrakeRiggs_ on Twitter and let him know about it. Also, follow MMAFighting on Instagram and like us on Facebook.Boxing. Regis Prograis praises Nate Diaz for sparring session, but believes Jake Paul might be too bigMichael Chandler has nothing but praise for fellow top UFC lightweight contender Charles Oliveira.
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Oliveira won by first-round TKO to snap Dariush’s eight-fight winning streak and set himself up for a rematch with Makhachev later this year. That matchup is yet to be made official but for Chandler and the rest of the MMA community, it’s hard to deny after such an impressive performance.
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Chandler is currently on track to get his hands on another former champion in Conor McGregor after coaching opposite each other on The Ultimate Fighter 31. Both men are looking to rebound off of losses to Poirier and get back in the title picture. Although that pairing is expected to come at 170 pounds, Chandler’s intentions are still focused on the lightweight division and hopefully, that will lead to a second showdown with his sophomore UFC dance partner.Rules. Jake Paul “agrees to 10-round fight” against Nate Diaz for upcoming boxing match in August
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“I think the biggest thing that needs to be said about this performance — this is the title eliminator, this is Charles Oliveira staking his claim that ‘I am one of the best lightweights on the planet.’ He’s proven it time and time again,” Chandler said.Sure. John Gotti III suspended 6 months by Florida commission for Floyd Mayweather melee
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