Recent Examples of octagon from the Web
Since her last loss, Rousey hasn’t stepped into an UFC octagon for a professional fight.
While Conor McGregor deals with law enforcement, his last opponent has his eyes on a foray into the octagon.
However, getting him back into the octagon has been like pulling teeth for UFC president Dana White.
McGregor won the lightweight title by defeating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 in a November 2016 bout but stepped away from the octagon to train for last year's lucrative boxing match against Floyd Mayweather.
Potentially Insane Thing to Keep an Eye On: Brock Lesnar has a history of confusing the WWE ring for the UFC’s octagon and legit tagging his opponents.
McGregor won the belt in 2016 but delayed his return to the octagon for so long that the belt being stripped away seemed like a foregone conclusion.
Soon after beating his former Team Alpha Male teammate in the octagon, T.J. Dillashaw was in no mood to talk about another bout with Cody Garbrandt.
The scientists found that the north pole hosted eight cyclones forming an octagon around a central storm.
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Origin and Etymology of octagon
First Known Use: 1594See Words from the same year
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Definition of octagon for English Language Learners
mathematics : a flat shape that has eight sides and eight angles
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