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UFC Pound-for-Pound Fighter Rankings: Ilia Topuria soars into top five with dismantling of former top fighter

'El Matador' is flying straight into superstardom after another incredible performance, this time against a former P4P great

UFC 298 results, takeaways: Ilia Topuria has the makings of a star; Robert Whittaker still has gas in the tank

Saturday night provided plenty of insight into where some of the sport's top athletes are heading

UFC 298 results, highlights: Merab Dvalishvili moves closer to title shot with dominant win over Henry Cejudo

Dvalishvili continues to prove he's worthy of being the bantamweight champion with each performance

Former Pride middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva to join 2024 UFC Hall of Fame class

'The Axe Murderer' and his highlight-reel knockout are finally set to be enshrined in history

UFC 298 predictions -- Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria: Fight card, odds, expert picks, prelims

Check out who the experts at CBS Sports are taking in the featherweight title fight on Saturday night in Anaheim

UFC 298: Why Ilia Topuria is dripping with confidence ahead of the biggest fight of his young career

Topuria believes he has the goods to be the next global superstar as he preps to face one of the best fighters in promotional history

UFC 298 fight card -- Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria: Top storylines to watch in Anaheim

A loaded fight card is set for Saturday night with many divisional implications at stake

Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs. Jamaine Ortiz fight prediction, odds, undercard, preview, start time, how to watch, date

The WBO junior welterweight champion looks to continue his rise in a rare Thursday night feature

Tyson Fury injury: WBC heavyweight champion suffers cut in camp, postpones unification with Oleksandr Usyk

The first four-belt undisputed heavyweight title bout will have to wait once again after Fury was forced to withdraw

Jaime Munguia vs. John Ryder results, highlights: Mexican star scores another TKO, calls out Canelo Alvarez

Munguia appears ready for his close up on the biggest stage after another dominant victory on Saturday

Kayla Harrison signs with UFC: Five reasons why the former PFL lightweight champion's move matters

The former Olympic gold medalist is heading into a division in need of some star power and she could deliver that instantly

UFC 297 results, takeaways: Dricus du Plessis completes his championship evolution and a disastrous title bout

While the South African has plenty to celebrate, the women's bantamweight division appears in flux

Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar headlines 2024 UFC Hall of Fame class

One of the toughest fighters to ever step foot inside the Octagon will get his respect this summer in Las Vegas

UFC 297 predictions -- Sean Strickland vs. Dricus du Plessis: Fight card, odds, preview, prelims, expert picks

Check out who the experts at CBS Sports are taking in the pair of title fights from Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Saturday night

UFC 297: Sean Strickland's homophobic tirade latest in UFC's ugly, uninhibited dive into culture wars

The fight game has a long history of fighters pushing the limits of acceptable trash talk, but recent turns seem to have crossed the line

Brian Campbell covers MMA, boxing and WWE. The Connecticut native joined CBS Sports in 2017 and has covered combat sports since 2010. He has written and hosted various podcasts and digital shows for ESPN and Grantland. It's still real to him, damn it.

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