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Betting guide to UFC 201

Reed Kuhn uses analytics to find the best value bets for Saturday night's UFC 201 card in Atlanta and Brett Okamoto breaks down the main event title fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley

UFC 201 simulation: Will Lawler retain title against Woodley? (1:19)
Chael: Lawler, Woodley have personal ties (2:31)
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Rockhold interested in showdown with Silva

Outside of a third bout with current UFC champion Michael Bisping, middleweight Luke Rockhold's top choice for his fall return is Anderson Silva.

Should Lesnar keep his UFC 200 earnings? (2:08)

Luke Rockhold on PED's in the UFC

Brett Okamoto talks to Luke Rockhold about PED's in the UFC and who he wants next. Plus, Rose Namajunas' coach Trevor Wittman and MMA pro odds maker Nick Kalikas.

Kellerman applauds Hunt for Lesnar comments (1:14)
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Hunt calls out 'cheater' Lesnar, UFC over doping

Mark Hunt accused the UFC of not doing enough to fight performance-enhancing drug use in MMA and ripped Brock Lesnar as a "cheater" following the former heavyweight champion's failed drug tests.

Conor McGregor vs. Cristiano Ronaldo? (0:33)
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Ronaldo vs. UFC's Conor McGregor

Portugal and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo popped into the gym to face off against UFC fighter Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Holm explains what went wrong vs. Shevchenko (1:38)
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'Cyborg' calls out Rousey, wants fight at UFC 205

In a lengthy social media post, Cris "Cyborg" Justino questioned longtime rival Ronda Rousey as a role model and called for the two to fight at UFC 205 on Nov. 12.

Knockout of the year candidate? (0:33)
Jalen & Jacoby: Will Brock Lesnar ever fight in the UFC again? (1:33)
Could B samples clear Lesnar of failed drug test? (1:37)
Dana White vs. Darren Rovell for UFC 202? (2:10)
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UFC's Mendes receives 2-year suspension

After testing positive for a growth-hormone-releasing hexapeptide, three-time UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes has been suspended for two years under the UFC's anti-doping program.

Cena: 'Brock's got a long, hard road ahead' (0:46)
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USADA informs UFC of 2nd failed Lesnar test

USADA told the UFC that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test on July 9 in Las Vegas, the second failed drug test for the former heavyweight champion before he fought at UFC 200.


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UFC women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes said she wouldn't consider a catchweight fight against fellow Brazilian Cris "Cyborg" Santos at the moment and prefers to focus on business ahead at 135 pounds.

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Who was Eddie Alvarez's biggest influence in becoming a professional MMA fighter? The answer might surprise you. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," Alvarez said, as the Atlanta crowd exploded with laughter and applause. "Seriously, I can't lie."

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Who was the first person who reached out to Eddie Alvarez after he won his UFC title on July 7? "The first text was from my 8-year old. It said, 'Dad, we're rich,'" Alvarez said. "There were a bunch of money sign emojis after it. I said, 'Who's bank account are you looking at?"

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez says he's not willing to rest on his laurels and looks at his belt as simply a byproduct of the hard work he put in over the years. How long after knocking out Rafael dos Anjos did he allow himself to enjoy the win? "Maybe only two days. Then it was back to business."

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at a fan QA in Atlanta. On Conor McGregor: "You guys as fans aren't seeing what I'm seeing. He hasn't been put in a lot of bad positions." Asked how his life has changed since winning the belt this month: "Everybody gives me free s--- now."

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"Right now I look for the biggest fight. I want to fight Ronda Rousey if she comes back and give you guys a big fight in New York City." -- UFC women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes on who would be her dream opponent.

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Newly crowned UFC champions Amanda Nunes and Eddie Alvarez answer fan questions at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta ahead of today's UFC 201 weigh-in.

UFC 201 predictions

Brett Okamoto makes his picks for Saturday's card. How to shut down Woodley

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