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UFC Roundup News: Paddy Pimblett Expecting Twins, Conor McGregor Mocking Michael Chandler, UFC 295, And More
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Ahead of UFC 295, there are a lot of things happening inside and m beyond Dana White’s promotion. From Conor McGregor playfully teasing Michael Chandler to Paddy Pimblett’s significant announcement, and Nate Diaz accepting a fight with Deontay Wilder, there are numerous noteworthy events. To make sure you don’t miss any updates, check out the details below to know what’s happening inside the UFC and beyond.

Paddy Pimblett Shares He Is Expecting ‘Twins’ 

Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett took to Instagram to announce some exciting news not for his fight but personal– he and his wife Laura Gregory are expecting twins in May 2024. In a post featuring two baby t-shirts and a blackboard written “Pimblett Twins Due May 2024,” he humorously declared this news.

Meanwhile, amid preparations for an upcoming match against Tony Ferguson, who is currently on a six-fight losing streak, Paddy revealed this significant news, which will be a new experience for him.

Conor McGregor Mocking Michael Chandler

Fight fans eagerly await Conor McGregor’s return, and he recently dropped the 100th hint about fighting Michael Chandler upon his comeback to the octagon. While McGregor’s return is anticipated on the UFC 300 card next year, the speculated opponent seems to be Chandler. 

On X, McGregor posted a voice message (now deleted) where he appeared to playfully poke fun at his future opponent, Chandler. The banter is adding excitement to the buildup of this potential matchup. Impersonating the voice of Chandler, He stated, “Conor McGregor, you gotta come back and fight somebody. I am the most entertaining lightweight on this planet. Shut up ya tick.” Indeed, Mystic McGregor is solid at the mic and when it comes to build up no one is better than him.

Nate Diaz vs Deontay Wilder?

Nate Diaz is reportedly set to stepping into the octagon against another boxer, this time shifting the battleground from the boxing ring. Deontay Wilder expresses his interest in testing himself inside octagon, specifically targeting the UFC as his preferred platform. 

In a conversation with The Blood Sports TV, Wilder stated, “I’m thinking about doing both, UFC and boxing. I’ll be a dangerous man in the UFC with 4oz gloves.” Not just that Wilder expressed his openness to a potential MMA crossover against Diaz in a recent interview with Inside Fighting on Instagram. When asked about facing Diaz inside the octagon, Wilder enthusiastically replied, “Oh most definitely. Nate, dial me up, bro. I’d be down to get in there with Nate for sure.” 

Replying Wilder on X and Diaz said, “Let’s get these contract written up asap.. Real fight sh*t respect to a real fighter down to fight for real. All love to boxing But this is different REAL 👊🏼 shit LFG 1993 🥋.”

UFC 295: Alex Pereira vs Jiri Prochazka

Even with Jon Jones absent from UFC 295, Dana White ensures an exciting main event with Jiri Prochazka vs Alex Pereira for the vacant light heavyweight title. The absence of Jones might disappoint some fans, but the matchup promises high stakes and intense action. This week’s return to Madison Square Garden features a compelling card, including Tom Aspinall, Sergei Pavlovich, Mackenzie Dern, and more. 

‘Poatan’ has already headlined multiple events at Madison Square Garden, surpassing the likes of Conor McGregor and Israel Adesanya as he has done it more times. Talking about the event details, On Saturday, November 11, at Madison Square Garden in New York, the main event will begin at 10:00 PM Eastern Time, or 3:00 AM British Time. Check out the card below.

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UFC 295: Fight Card

  • Jiri Prochazka vs Alex Pereira (vacant light-heavyweight title)
  • Sergei Pavlovich vs Tom Aspinall (interim heavyweight title)
  • Jessica Andrade vs Mackenzie Dern (women’s strawweight)
  • Matt Frevola vs Benoit Saint-Denis (lightweight)
  • Diego Lopes vs Pat Sabatini (featherweight)


  • Steve Erceg vs Alessandro Costa (flyweight)
  • Tabatha Ricci vs Loopy Godinez (women’s strawweight)
  • Mateusz Rebecki vs Nurullo Aliev (lightweight)
  • Nadim Sadykhov vs Viacheslav Borschchev (lightweight)

Early prelims

  • Jared Gordon vs Mark Madsen (lightweight)
  • John Castaneda vs Kyung Ho Kang (bantamweight)
  • Joshua Van vs Kevin Borjas (flyweight)
  • Dennis Buzukja vs Jamall Emmers (featherweight)


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