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UFC on FOX 29 results, recap, and link wrap up: Poirier, Oliveira come up big in Glendale

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to network television last weekend with the UFC on FOX 29: “Poirier vs. Gaethje” mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which took place last Sat. night (April 14, 2018) inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.

UFC on FOX 29 was headlined by lightweight contender Dustin Poirier, who continued his ascension up the 155-pound ladder by melting Justin Gaethje. “The Highlight” has now dropped his second straight.

Elsewhere on the card, Carlos Condit returned to action in the welterweight co-headliner, only to be mangled and strangled by 170-pound “Cowboy” Alex Oliveira. “The Natural Born Killer” has now dropped four straight.

All in all, it was a meaningful night of fights.

If you happened to miss the bouts or the wall-to-wall coverage right here at MMAmania.com, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of some of the most important headlines from this past weekend.

UFC on FOX 29: The Fights

Live results and play-by-play

UFC Glendale “Prelims” recap

Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje: Highlights | Fight Recap

Alex Oliveira vs. Carlos Condit: Highlights | Fight Recap

Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori: Highlights | Fight Recap

Michelle Waterson vs. Cortney Casey: Highlights | Fight Recap

UFC on FOX 29: Post fight housekeeping

Shots after the bell

Bonuses and awards

The Morning After: The state of the lightweight union

Winners and losers

Next Matches to Make

Dana White reacts to Poirier vs. Gaethje

Hey, is that a joint?

The “Highlight” reel may be coming to an end

“Shoe Face” strikes again!

Other notable stories from this past weekend:

Daniel Cormier welcomes Jones trilogy

Combate Estrellas results

More bus intel from Conor McGregor’s Brooklyn meltdown

CM Punk opens as betting underdog against Warm Body

Bellator 197 happened and we have the GIFs

That should just about cover it.

UFC will come storming back this Sat. night (April 21, 2018) with the UFC Fight Night 128: “Barboza vs. Lee” mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. (more on that card here).

For even more upcoming UFC events click here.