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JNPO: 2018 MMA Year In Review, pt. 3


Before the calendar officially flips to the MMA new year with next week's UFC debut on ESPN/ESPN+, there's still a bit of business to take care of with the year we just wrapped up. 

In part three of the 2018 MMA year in review series, Paul Fontaine of our site and returns to sift through the various results and headlines from July, August, and September.

If you missed them, here's part 1 and part 2.

Among the things that happened:

  • Daniel Cormier knocking Stipe Miocic to win the UFC heavyweight title to go along with his light heavyweight title
  • The post-win confrontation Cormier had with Brock Lesnar and the feeling at the time that UFC was hot again
  • The announcement that Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov was happening in October
  • Max Holloway's scary medical crisis that saw him pull out of his highly-anticipated title defense against Brian Ortega
  • Tyron Woodley cementing his status as a great UFC welterweight with his dominant win over Darren Till
  • Bellator's champion vs. champion fight between Rory MacDonald and Gegard Mousasi that was fairly one-sided
  • And, of course, plenty more.

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