Cris Cyborg now says she'll fight Amanda Nunes in UFC champ vs. champ fight in July

Dana White wants it. Amanda Nunes wants it. And now, does Cris Cyborg want it, too?
Cyborg (18-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC), the UFC’s women’s featherweight champion, late Monday night posted on …read more

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Daniel Cormier gives precise date for his retirment from MMA

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 220, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his title with a second-round TKO of Volkan Oezdemir. From the sounds of it, …read more

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UFC releases official poster for UFC 222: Holloway vs. Edgar

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is back-to-back with former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar on the official poster for their head-to-head meeting at UFC 222.
Officials released the poster on Monday in …read more

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UFC champion Daniel Cormier marks calendar for retirement date

Daniel Cormier sets a specific date for his retirement from mixed martial arts competition. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been vocal about ending his career by 40 years …read more

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Anderson Silva NEVER took steroids: ‘My lawyers failed, it’s not my fault’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation following an out-of-competition drug test by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).
As a result, “The …read more

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Kamaru Usman 'hurt and upset' by Dana White's comments

Coming off his victory by decision over Norwegian Emil Meek at UFC Fight Night 124, KweséESPN sat down with Nigerian UFC welterweight fighter Kamaru Usman to discuss his post-fight comments. …read more

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Werdum: I’m next for Stipe Miocic, I will be champion again

Nothing personal, just business.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin, Fabricio Werdum, is a fan of current division titleholder Stipe Miocic, who does his talking inside the cage and carries …read more

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Tony Ferguson is not happy about the mystery surrounding Conor McGregor’s belt

On April 7, at UFC 223, UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title fight. That said, Ferguson doesn’t know whether he’ll be …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Kevin Lee has an opponent in mind for his next fight

Having recently come up short in an interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson, “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee is eager to get back on track and reinsert himself into …read more

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Ex-champ Fabricio Werdum still thinks he should be next in line for title: 'I deserve this'

BOSTON – It’s not like Fabricio Werdum was ever secretive about his desire to get a new stab at the UFC’s heavyweight belt. But he won’t mind making that case …read more

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Cris Cyborg goes back and forth with Nina Ansaroff on Twitter

Last night, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg posted to Twitter, announcing that she had agreed to fight UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 226 in July in …read more

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Rory MacDonald says leg injury against Douglas Lima was worst pain he’s felt in a fight

Rory MacDonald considered giving up, figuratively throwing in the towel and being healthy to fight for another day.
But the “Red King” pushed those negative thoughts from his brain, despite a …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi to Conor McGregor: Everybody waiting for you is gonna beat the living sh-t out of you

For Paulie Malignaggi, Conor McGregor is only facing a world of hurt upon his return to fighting. UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been on the sidelines since August …read more

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Cris Cyborg: ‘I have agreed to fight Amanda Nunes’ at UFC 226 on July 7

According to Cris Cyborg, she has accepted a champion vs. champion superfight against Amanda Nunes. UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg looks to have had a change of heart. …read more

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Tony Ferguson: UFC 223 title fight uncertainty ‘bothers the sh-t out of me’

UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson admits that he feels a bit uneasy about the uncertainty of the billing of his title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. A major announcement was …read more

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Morning Report:Cris Cyborg spars with rivals on Twitter, wants to fight Amanda Nunes in July

After defeating Holly Holm at UFC 219, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg maintained that her primary goal was defending the title against worthy 145 pound opposition, instead of a …read more

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Felice Herrig vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz set for UFC 223

Felice Herrig has been asking for an opponent in the top 10, and she’s finally got it.
Herrig (13-6 MMA, 5-1 UFC) has been booked to face Karolina Kowalkiewicz (11-2 MMA, …read more

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UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou – The Aftermath

Ultimate Fighting Championship held their first pay-per-view event of 2018 on Saturday. TD Garden in Boston played host to UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou.
The 11-bout fight card drew 16,015 spectators …read more

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Cyborg tweet implies Megan Anderson marriage of convenience, tags US Immigration

Cris Cyborg and Megan Anderson are beefing on Twitter, with the champ making accusations about convenience marriages and even going so far as tagging in US Immigration. UFC women’s featherweight …read more

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UFC 220 Scorecard

Saturday’s UFC 220 event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Boston, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners …read more

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On the Rise: Charlotte Edition

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For the first time this year, the action inside the Octagon shifts to “Big …read more

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Bermudez looks to start fresh in 2018

Dennis Bermudez doesn’t dwell on the past.Coming off a year where both of his Octagon appearances ended in losses, the veteran featherweight could be hanging his head or feeling a …read more

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TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 2 Virginia plays 2 vs. ranked teams

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The questions hovered around Virginia to start the season.
Have the Cavaliers seen their best Final Four chances under Tony Bennett pass them by?
Can they overcome the …read more

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UFC newcomers complete Charlotte card

The fight card for Saturday’s UFC on FOX event in Charlotte, North Carolina is now complete with the addition of a featherweight bout between Octagon newcomers Austin Arnett and Cory …read more

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Dana White on Ronda Rousey’s Future: ‘She Won’t Fight Again’

Ronda Rousey still hasn’t officially retired but UFC president Dana White all but put the final nail in the coffin of her fight career.
This past weekend following UFC 220 in …read more

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Varnado's putback lifts Troy over App State 81-79

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado had 14 points and 10 rebounds on Monday night and scored the winning basket on a putback with 2.7 seconds left to help Troy …read more

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Sam's late basket lifts Southern over Alabama A&M 62-61

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jared Sam shot 8 of 11 from the field and finished with 19 points, including the winning jumper with four seconds left, and Southern slipped …read more

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Hampton holds off South Carolina State 91-84

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow tied his career high with 31 points and had nine assists to help Hampton beat South Carolina State 91-84 on Monday night.
The Pirates (7-12, …read more

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Brown scores 34, Kansas State tops Baylor 90-83

WACO, Texas (AP) — Barry Brown scored 34 points, reigning Big 12 player of the week Dean Wade added 24 and Kansas State beat Baylor 90-83 on Monday night for …read more

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McClanahan, Savannah State beat Norfolk State 104-99 in OT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Dexter McClanahan had a career-high 37 points and Savannah State held off Norfolk State in overtime for a 104-99 win on Monday night.
The Tigers (8-13, 5-1 …read more

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TCU upsets No. 7 WVU 82-73 after falling out of Top 25

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Desmond Bane scored eight of his 15 points in just over a minute early in the second half, and TCU beat No. 7 West Virginia …read more

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Blackston, Hamilton score 26 apiece, PVAMU beats MVSU 93-77

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gary Blackston and Zachary Hamilton had 26 points apiece and Troy Thompson scored 22 to help Prairie View cruise to a 93-77 win over Mississippi …read more

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Bridges, No. 6 Michigan State hold off Illinois 87-74

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 31 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. had 21 points and 11 rebounds and No. 6 Michigan State got a harder-than-expected 87-74 win over Illinois …read more

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Bates-Diop scores 20 as No. 13 Buckeyes slip past Nebraska

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Playing its fourth game in eight days, No. 13 Ohio State seemed vulnerable Monday night. Facing a surprising Nebraska team that upset Michigan last week, the …read more

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Pine Bluff wins in wild finish, 74-72 over Texas Southern

HOUSTON (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored five points in the final three seconds to give Arkansas-Pine Bluff a 74-72 win over Texas Southern on Monday night.
The Golden Lions (7-14, 7-0 …read more

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Bellator 192 Salaries: Sonnen, ‘Rampage’ Both Pull Down $300K Flat; MacDonald, Lima Earn $100K

Even if Quinton “Rampage” Jackson never pays up on his side bet over whether or not Chael Sonnen could take him down, both men are $300,000 richer after Bellator 192. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Ben Askren says UFC said they would sign him- until he left Bellator

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
This weekend saw the Bellator welterweight title change hands, with Rory Macdonald …read more

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Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier Headlines UFC on Fox 29 on April 14; City, Venue Still Undecided

UFC on Fox 29 doesn’t have a city or a venue yet, but it’s now got a main event and it’s a potential thriller. …read more

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Cris Cyborg Ready for Superfight with Amanda Nunes

It appears that the UFC Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg has changed her mind! Originally, she was stating that for her next fight she would like to defend against a fighter …read more

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Here's video of MMA pioneer Tara LaRosa schooling a male internet troll on the mats

They were supposed to fight two weeks ago in an intergender sparring bout until it got cancelled, but Tara LaRosa and a male internet troll finally handled their business Monday …read more

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Bellator MMA announces Heavyweight Grand Prix alternates

Bellator 192: “Rampage vs Sonnen” took place this past weekend (Sat., Jan. 20, 2018) at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., featuring the opening round of the promotion’s Heavyweight Grand Prix …read more

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VIDEO | Jessica-Rose Clark Is Stunned by All the Hate She’s Received After Beating Paige VanZant

UFC’s @missjessyjess says she’s been getting plenty of hate from Paige VanZant’s “crazy” fans . #TheMMAHour pic.twitter.com/bedLhpymV4
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“It’s her crazy fans that talk a lot more …read more

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Anderson Silva Insists He’s Never Intentionally Taken PEDs

Anderson Silva is sticking to his guns when it comes to his potential anti-doping violation. Silva has to prove his innocence to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) if he hopes …read more

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Champ vs. champ? Cris Cyborg announces she’s agreed to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 226

A fight between the 135 and 145 pound women’s champions will go down July 7th … if the UFC can come to terms with Cyborg’s manager. Building the women’s featherweight …read more

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Cris Cyborg Says She Has Agreed to Fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 226

Though UFC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino had been adamant that she wanted to fight a “true” 145-pounder in her next title defense, she announced on Monday that she had …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje confirmed as UFC on FOX 29 main event

Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje is not only official, but it’s going to be scheduled for five rounds. A few days after it was reported that the UFC was working …read more

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UFC on FOX 27 predictions: ‘Jacare vs Brunson 2’ Fight Pass ‘Prelims’ undercard preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing a bevy of “Prelims” fights to UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Jan. 27, 2018) when UFC on FOX 27: …read more

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After Jamie Moyle Injury Nixes UFC 220 Bout, Maryna Moroz Now Faces Angela Hill at UFC on Fox 28

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Fedor Emeliankenko and Frank Mir Get Their Fight Date

The Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix is officially underway! This past Saturday at Bellator 192, Chael Sonnen took on and defeated the former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson by …read more

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Jacare Souza Torques Tim Boetsch’s Arm for the Victory (UFC on FOX 27 Free Fight)

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Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza earned a Performance of the Night bonus with this finish of Tim Boetsch at UFC 208 last February. Souza is set to face Derek Brunson …read more

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UFC 223 opening odds: Joanna Jedrzejczyk favored vs. champ Rose Namajunas, despite KO loss

It’s not quite like last time, but Joanna Jedrzejczyk is still the betting favorite against Rose Namajunas.
Champ Namajunas (7-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) will defend her strawweight title vs. Jedrzejczyk (14-1 …read more

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UFC 220 Fight Motion: Stipe Miocic Trumps Francis Ngannou’s Power

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Take a slow motion trip through the most exciting moments of UFC 220: Miocic vs Ngannou.
UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic trumped Francis Ngannou’s power, pummeling him for five …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: Grading Francis N’Gannou’s takedown defense

In this episode of the podcast, we’ll review the action from UFC 220’s and Bellator 192’s main and co-main events. We’ll dig deep into UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic’s win …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank Mir finalized; Bellator HW Grand Prix alternates announced

The dream match that many have waited years to happen finally has a date and venue. Hot off the heels of this past weekend’s event, the next stage of the …read more

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Dana White draws headlines with $4000 dinner tip in Boston

The UFC president threw money around like a baller while in town for UFC 220. Dana White may be a controversial figure at times in the MMA scene due to …read more

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ONE Kings of Courage Highlights: Xiong Jing Nan Blasts Her Way to Strawweight Title

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Check out full event fight highlights from ONE Championship’s Kings of Courage event, which took place …read more

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Bellator 192 medical suspensions: Rory MacDonald potentially out six months

Rory MacDonald is facing a potentially lengthy suspension.
The new Bellator welterweight champion sustained a gruesome leg injury in his fight with Douglas Lima in the co-main event of Bellator 192 …read more

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Oklahoma, Young try to recover from back-to-back losses

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young is facing adversity for the first time in his remarkable freshman season.
The 6-foot-2 point guard has thrilled fans with his deep shooting range, lightning …read more

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VIDEO | Ben Askren Tells Story About How the UFC Baited Him Out of Bellator

“So when I was 12-0, I had my last fight in Bellator against Andrey Koreshkov on July 30, maybe 31, of 2013 and I beat him up pretty good. I …read more

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MMAjunkie reader predictions: Make your picks for UFC on FOX 27 in Charlotte

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 27 event in North Carolina.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMAjunkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each …read more

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The Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 21, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote …read more

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No. 22 Vols still sorting out which combinations work best

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes continues searching for the right combinations to put on the floor even as his team remains in the Top 25 and moves …read more

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Top-ranked Villanova returns to Big East play vs. Providence

PHILADELPHIA — The top-ranked Villanova Wildcats completed their non-conference schedule with a perfect 13-0 record.
The Wildcats (18-1, 5-1) will look to continue their stellar play with a return to Big …read more

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Daniel Cormier just revealed the exact date he plans to hang up his gloves

The light heavyweight champ intends to retire at 40, which gives us until March 2019 to enjoy his fights. The clock is ticking on Daniel Cormier’s MMA career.
”DC” just proved …read more

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UFC champ Daniel Cormier insists he'll retire in March 2019

Daniel Cormier’s days in MMA are numbered.
The UFC light heavyweight champion began to vocalize his retirement plans more loudly than ever prior to his fight this past weekend at UFC …read more

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Anderson Silva: I never used steroids in my life

Anderson Silva declares his innocence, stating that he’s never taken steroids in his life, blames 2015 legal team for NAC suspension. Last November, Anderson Silva was flagged by USADA was …read more

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Karolina Kowalkiewicz to fight Felice Herrig at UFC 223

Top strawweight contenders Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Felice Herrig will throw down at UFC 223 on April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Officials confirmed the strawweight bout to MMA Fighting …read more

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Tony Ferguson admits UFC 223 situation ‘bothers the sh*t out’ of him: ‘We don’t know if we’re fighting for the real belt’

Any fight fans who watched last week’s introductory UFC 223 press conference likely walked away a little confused about the stakes involved between the event’s two headliners. In a perplexing …read more

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Scott Coker on Cris Cyborg's attendance at Bellator 192: Nothing to see here

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg was in attendance this past Saturday night at the big Bellator 192 event.
That, in and of itself, is no big deal, …read more

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Jimi Manuwa: I can stop ‘short, fat’ Daniel Cormier in three rounds

Daniel Cormier solidified his status as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion this past weekend (Sat., Jan. 20, 2018) by defeating Volkan Oezdemir in Boston, Mass., helping rid …read more

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From 'pudgy fat kid' to the octagon, UFC 220 winner Julio Arce hopes his journey inspires others

BOSTON – A successful UFC debut is certainly an accomplishment for any fighter. But for Julio Arce, it meant the crowning achievement of what started as an unlikely journey.
“I was …read more

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What was that Grotesque Growth on Rory MacDonald’s Shin?

Just what the heck was that trying to punch its way out of Rory MacDonald’s shin at Bellator 192 on Saturday night? It was eerily reminiscent of the infamous “chestburster” …read more

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Demetrious Johnson talking TJ Dillashaw bout for International Fight Week 2018

With surgery out of the way and recovery ahead of him, it sounds like Demetrious Johnson is finally ready to consider a bout with T.J. Dillashaw. Is it finally going …read more

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Bellator 192 salaries: Four fighters make a guaranteed six figures

Saturday night marked one of the most significant cards in Bellator history — and also one of the most expensive.
Four fighters made a guaranteed six figures at Bellator 192 in …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Tony Ferguson to Dana White: ‘What the f*ck! Am I your lightweight champion or not?’

During a recent press conference (full replay here), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White couldn’t bring himself to actually say Conor McGregor had been stripped of his Lightweight title, …read more

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Bellator MMA Formally Announces Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir for Bellator 196 on April 28

When Bellator MMA heads back to the Chicago area in April, the promotion will stage a clash between two of the most notable heavyweights in history. …read more

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Henry Corrales credits move to The MMA Lab for streak that continued at Bellator 192

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – When Henry Corrales got on stage in front of the microphone at his Bellator 192 post-event news conference, his face told a story.
It was a story that …read more

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Fedor’s motivation for entering the Bellator Grand Prix is simple: ‘It’s fun’

Considered one of the all-time greats of mixed martial arts, Fedor Emelianenko is gearing up to compete in Bellator’s heavyweight tournament, mostly for the joy of fighting. Sometimes motivations really …read more

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Did Francis Ngannou even train grappling for UFC 220 title fight? Joe Rogan thinks not

Francis Ngannou was outclassed by Stipe Miocic in the UFC 220 main event, particularly on the ground. Now there’s some potential insight as to why.
Ngannou’s (11-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) hype …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk cut ‘15 pounds in 14 hours’ ahead of UFC 217

It was no secret that Joanna Jedrzejczyk had an issue with her weight cut when she left her nutrition team, Perfecting Athletes, in the wake of losing her title at …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank Mir set for Bellator’s April 28 event in Chicago

At the conclusion of Bellator 192 on Jan. 20, 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., the main event’s winner Chael Sonnen vowed to meet either Fedor Emelianenko or Frank …read more

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Daniel Cormier Resolved To Retire from Fighting By the Time He’s 40 Years Old in 2019

Daniel Cormier knows he could fight well beyond his 40th birthday but perhaps that’s why he’s set a time limit on his career with plans to retire in 2019.
Ahead of …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir set for Bellator 196

Two of the heavyweight division’s all-time greats will finally meet.
On Monday, officials announced that the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix opening round matchup between Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir will …read more

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Fedor vs. Mir Headlines Bellator’s Next Chicago Event

The third opening round matchup in 2018’s Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix will feature whom many consider the greatest heavyweight of all time, Fedor Emelianenko (36-5, 1 NC), taking on …read more

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Ex-champ Anderson Silva vehemently denies taking PEDs: 'Nothing, never in my life'

Anderson Silva has vehemently denied using steroids and says he’s “excited” about the possible developments of his doping case.
Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-4), who hasn’t stepped into the octagon since February …read more

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Daniel Cormier may have suffered broken thumb, ligament damage beating up Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220

At first glance, it seemed as if Daniel Cormier escaped his UFC 220 Light Heavyweight title fight against Volkan Oezdemir inside TD Garden Arena in Boston, Mass., last Sat. night …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir tournament fight official for Bellator's return to Chicago in April

Bellator will return to the Chicago area in late April, and two of the sport’s all-time elite heavyweights will meet in an opening-round tournament matchup.
Former UFC champion Frank Mir (18-11 …read more

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Chael Sonnen and ‘Rampage’ Jackson pocket $300,000 in guaranteed money at Bellator 192

Bellator 192 “Rampage vs. Sonnen” took place Jan. 20, 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The night’s main event saw Chael Sonnen out-wrestle Quinton “Rampage” Jackson to a unanimous …read more

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Bellator finalizes Emelianenko-Mir bout for April

Bellator has finalized a heavyweight matchup between Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir for April 28. …read more

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UFC on FOX 27: Jacare vs. Brunson 2 Full Results and Live Fight Stats

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live analytics and the latest results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. The first UFC on FOX 27 bout is …read more

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Road to UFC on FOX 27: Jacare vs. Brunson a Big Fight That Snuck Under the Radar

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Experience an in-depth and personal account of the complex lives and relentless training camps for six of the UFC’s most stunning finishers in UFC Road to the Octagon: …read more

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White: UFC 'working on' CM Punk's next fight

UFC president Dana White says he is working on a second fight for former WWE star CM Punk. …read more

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Missed Fists: Recommended viewing from AFC, Bellator, LFA, ONE

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where Jed Meshew and Alexander K. Lee shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in …read more

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Daniel Cormier shuts down superfight with Stipe Miocic due to teammate Cain Velasquez

Daniel Cormier will not be fighting Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title. Don’t get your hopes up just yet, as reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is not …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir Official For April 28 in Rosemont

Bellator has announced the date and location for Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir. Emelianenko vs. Mir was previously announced for Bellator’s heavyweight tournament. Today (Jan. 22), Bellator sent out a …read more

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France MMA Ban: News, Reactions, & Analysis

MMA is illegal in France, but the battle to change that is ongoing. In October 2016, France upheld a ban on various combat sports maneuvers that essentially cracks down on …read more

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Daniel Cormier sets hard date in 2019 for retirement from MMA

Though he started MMA late in his athletic life, Daniel Cormier has already cemented himself as an all-time great of the fight game. And now his run could soon be …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Francis Ngannou, Volkan Oezdemir and UFC 220's other losing fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 220’s winning fighters?)
A changing of the guard was denied in two divisions at UFC 220 at TD Garden in Boston on …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Stipe Miocic, Daniel Cormier and UFC 220's other winning fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 220’s losing fighters?)
The UFC’s 2018 pay-per-view schedule began on Saturday with UFC 220 at TD Garden in Boston. It featured a …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Kevin Lee makes pick for Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

On April 7, at UFC 223, interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for a lightweight title. Will it be the interim title currently owned …read more

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