Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to its APEX facility tomorrow night (Sat., Aug. 1, 2020) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The “UFC Vegas 5” mixed martial arts (MMA) event is topped by a middleweight headliner featuring hard-hitting veteran Derek Brunson against streaking up-and-comer Edmen Shahbazyan.
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“This guy right here, he’s talking about being the youngest champion,” Brunson told MMA Fighting. “I go out here and beat him up, that takes everything away. He’s got to reset and that puts me back in the picture and people will start talking about me and my title hunt also.”
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