UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Rise of Blaydes, dos Santos blocked by heavy obstacles

Curtis Blaydes and Junior dos Santos are both top-five heavyweights, and they meet on Saturday night. But where do they go from there? …read more

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Video: Father trucks son’s HS wrestling opponent

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A dad in North Carolina was charged with simple assault after storming the mat at his son’s wrestling meet. A father was arrested and charged with …read more

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Paige VanZant injured, Randa Markos steps in to fight Amanda Ribas at UFC Brasilia

Randa Markos | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Paige VanZant’s first fight of 2020 will have to wait.
An arm injury has forced “PVZ” forced out of her upcoming strawweight bout …read more

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Alex Perez eyeing ‘Fight of the Night’ against Jordan Espinosa at UFC on ESPN+ 24

Looking back over his 2019, flyweight Alex Perez might not feel as if it was his ideal year, but it was nonetheless a successful one for him.
At UFC on ESPN …read more

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In preparation for Bellator 238, Adam Borics drew inspiration from teammate Kamaru Usman

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Seventeen weeks ago, Adam Borics found out he’d be fighting Darrion Caldwell in the second round of the Bellator featherweight grand prix.
For almost four months now, Borics …read more

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Jorge Masvidal On Conor McGregor: ‘He Doesn’t Want This’

Jorge Masvidal is convinced that Conor McGregor isn’t ready to fight him. Masvidal has been setting his sights on UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman as of late. That’s because Masvidal …read more

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Missed Fists: Poland’s Wotore takes moat fighting to the next level, more

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Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists, where we shine a light on fights from across the globe. In these hectic …read more

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MMA SQUARED: O’Malley’s ‘Alice in USADAland’ situation

Chris Rini

Eat me. Drink me. Piss me.

Chris Rini

Based …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 2:17 pm By
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Live! UFC Raleigh Early Weigh-In Results!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just one day away from its UFC Fight Night 166 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, …read more

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Robert Whittaker dispels ‘false rumors’ surrounding UFC 248 withdrawal

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was expected to return to the cage against Jared Cannonier at UFC 248, but was later forced out of this matchup with personal issues.
While …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping details injury that took place before first fight with Luke Rockhold

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping has long been considered one of the toughest men to ever step foot into the Octagon, but if there are any who still question …read more

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Longo: Cerrone ‘froze’ vs McGregor, ‘there was no fight IQ’

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Donald Cerrone’s UFC 246 performance continues to garner criticism. While Donald Cerrone received props and well-wishes after his UFC 246 loss to Conor …read more

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‘Simple dude’ Henry Corrales likes the match-up with Juan Archuleta at Bellator 238

While he suffered his first loss in three years in 2019, featherweight Henry Corrales can see the good in last year.
Because of the loss, Corrales was forced to look at …read more

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Hannah Cifers expects fun matchup against 'skilled striker' Angela Hill at UFC on ESPN+ 24

RALEIGH, N.C. – Hannah Cifers is expecting to entertain her home crowd this Saturday.
North Carolina native Cifers (10-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) takes on Angela Hill (10-7 MMA, 5-7 UFC) at …read more

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Video: Watch Friday's Bellator 238 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 9 p.m. ET

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Bellator 238 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place Friday, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 9 p.m. ET (6 …read more

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Bellator 238 weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s early and official Bellator 238 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT).
The early …read more

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Bellator 238 weigh-in video

Bellator MMA

At the Bellator 238 weigh-ins, all 30 fighters taking part in Saturday’s Bellator 238 fights will step on the scale Friday.
In the main event, Julia Budd …read more

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik title shot 'no-brainer' with win over Francis Ngannou, manager says

LAS VEGAS – Manager Abraham Kawa thinks it’s pretty clear that if his client, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, gets past Francis Ngannou, he’s next in line for a UFC heavyweight title shot.
Rozenstruik …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 24 weigh-in results and live video stream (9 a.m. ET)

RALEIGH, N.C. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s early and official UFC on ESPN+ 24 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 9 a.m. ET (6 …read more

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Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras booked for UFC 249

A women’s bantamweight fight is the latest addition to April’s UFC 249 lineup.
Sijara Eubanks and Sarah Moras are set to meet at the event. MMA Junkie confirmed matchup with a …read more

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Midnight Mania! One Featherweight Vs. Two Atomweights!

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
This is the type …read more

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6 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 24

The UFC’s traveling roadshow heads to Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday for UFC on ESPN+ 24. And while the card isn’t of the same significance as last week’s UFC 246, it …read more

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Fourth promotional title would be reminder Cris Cyborg still belongs in GOAT conversation

In the eyes of many, the subject of the greatest of all-time in women’s mixed martial arts was settled on Dec. 30, 2018.
Make no mistake: Amanda Nunes earned as dominant …read more

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Junior dos Santos says he hates Curtis Blaydes’ ‘boring game’ and excited to knock him out

Junior dos Santos is not a fan of Curtis Blaydes’ wrestling centric style to say the least.
In the main event of UFC Raleigh, the two will square off with JDS …read more

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UFC Raleigh Preview: Stuck In Limbo!

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The UFC heavyweight division is a big, ugly mess, which I guess makes sense when you consider that it’s stocked with …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Jorge Masvidal says he’ll go ‘f**k up’ Kamaru Usman while he waits for Conor McGregor

Jorge Masvidal has made his intentions known.
After “Gamebred” beat Nate Diaz at UFC 244 he said he wanted the biggest payday possible and many pointed to Conor McGregor. Yet, Masvidal …read more

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Julia Budd not intimidated by Cris Cyborg, ready for Bellator 238 spotlight

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — We’re not in Thackerville anymore, Toto.
No offense to the good people of Oklahoma, but Julia Budd has not only been dominant as Bellator featherweight champion over the …read more

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Walker’s former coach on Thailand gym story: ‘It wasn’t a rip off’

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Johnny Walker’s former coach tells his version after the light heavyweight said Gosling took $30,000 from him. Johnny Walker’s former coach …read more

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Predictions! Bellator 238 Main Card Preview For ‘Budd Vs. Cyborg’

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Bellator 238: “Budd vs. Cyborg” comes to The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., this weekend (Sat., Jan. 25, 2020), featuring a world champion who has gone undefeated in …read more

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Coker: UFC Only Wanted Cyborg, Not Women’s Featherweight Division

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Despite having Cris Cyborg signed, and setting an entire season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) around the women’s Featherweight division, Ultimate …read more

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Bellator 238 Media Day Photos

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting’s Esther Lin was on scene for the Bellator 238 media day at the Paramount Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif. Check out a gallery …read more

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Curtis Blaydes thinks Daniel Cormier winning trilogy vs. Stipe Miocic is bad for division

RALEIGH, N.C. – Curtis Blaydes thinks it’s in the best interest of the “murky” UFC heavyweight division for Stipe Miocic to emerge from his expected trilogy bout against Daniel Cormier …read more

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Khabib’s Father Proposes Special Rules Bout With Floyd Mayweather

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father would like to see his son compete against Floyd Mayweather under special rules. Nurmagomedov has a lot to consider regarding his fighting future. “The Eagle” will put …read more

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Cyborg has interest in boxing after Bellator bout

Cris Cyborg could “absolutely” compete in boxing if she defeats Julia Budd for the Bellator women’s featherweight title Saturday night, her manager, Audie Attar, told ESPN. …read more

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Cris Cyborg happy to be away from UFC, starting fresh in Bellator

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — For those who care about mixed martial arts history, Cris Cyborg’s main event against Julia Budd on Saturday at Bellator 238 is a fight to watch. If …read more

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Video: Scott Coker scrum at Bellator 238 media day

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – Bellator President Scott Coker spoke to reporters in advance of Bellator 238 on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. …read more

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Paige VanZant forced out of Amanda Ribas bout at UFC Brasilia

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Strawweight Paige VanZant will no longer compete at UFC Brasilia on March 14. Paige VanZant is no longer headed to …read more

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Darrion Caldwell says Bellator champ Patricio Freire avoided grand prix clash

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Darrion Caldwell is surprised Bellator champion Patricio Freire didn’t choose to fight him when he had the opportunity.
At the Bellator featherweight grand prix selection show September, dual-champion …read more

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Stephens Vs Kattar Targeted For UFC 249

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A Featherweight scrap between Jeremy Stephens and Calvin Kattar is in the process of getting re-booked to go down at the …read more

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Barber’s dad pins loss on ‘bad luck,’ Modafferi responds

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Even as Maycee Barber’s camp looks to brush her first pro loss aside, Roxanne Modafferi doesn’t seem like she’s about to let their dismissive …read more

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Bellator champ Julia Budd: Beating Cris Cyborg ‘so important for my career’  

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – Bellator women’s featherweight champ Julia Budd talks about her upcoming fight against Cris Cyborg at Bellator 238 on Saturday at The Forum …read more

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JDS Focused On Getting Back To The Belt

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Arnold Allen Isn’t In Any Rush

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Junior dos Santos UFC on ESPN+ 24 Pre-Fight Scrum

Junior dos Santos is one of the most storied – and likable – heavyweights in UFC history. It has been several years since he last held the title of UFC …read more

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Curtis Blaydes UFC on ESPN+ 24 Pre-Fight Scrum

Curtis Blaydes is preparing to step into the biggest fight of his career when he faces former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on Saturday in …read more

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Bellator boss Scott Coker: UFC was in 'Cyborg business' and never intended to build her division

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Bellator’s 2020 schedule kicks off Saturday with Bellator 238 – and the promotion’s president Scott Coker is excited.
When he spoke to the media Thursday, Coker dished on …read more

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Video: Bellator 238 media day staredowns

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – The main attractions of Bellator 238 were on hand for staredowns in advance of Saturday’s fight card at The Forum in Inglewood, …read more

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Ray Longo Says Donald Cerrone Had No Fight IQ Against Conor McGregor

Head coach Ray Longo isn’t sure what Donald Cerrone was doing against Conor McGregor. On Jan. 18, McGregor and Cerrone clashed in the main event of UFC 246. While McGregor …read more

Source:: MMANews

UFC ‘Raleigh’ Clash: ‘RDA’ Vs. Chiesa!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight veterans Rafael dos Anjos and Michael Chiesa will throw down this Saturday (Jan. 25, 2020) …read more

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Two-time NCAA finalist Bryce Meredith says eventual move to MMA was ‘written in stone’

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MMA will soon welcome another accomplished wrestler when two-time NCAA finalist Bryce Meredith makes his move to the sport.
The University …read more

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Naoya Inoue to make Las Vegas debut in title unification bout

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One of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world is set for another title unification matchup. “The Monster” is coming to America, and he …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos UFC on ESPN+ 24 Pre-Fight Scrum

Former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has been chasing similar success at welterweight since moving up to the 170-pound division nearly three years ago. Thus far, he’s been unable to …read more

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UFC 246 ‘Thrill and the Agony:’ Conor McGregor & Cowboy’s Grandma Embrace

UFC 246 marked the highly-anticipated return of Conor McGregor and he delivered. The event was held inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada this past Saturday night (Jan. 18). …read more

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Jimmie Rivera out of UFC 247 bout vs. Marlon Vera

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UFC 247 has taken a hit with just under two weeks to go before fight night. Marlon Vera will either need a late replacement opponent …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Cigano!’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight kingpin, Junior dos Santos, is set to battle with tough wrestler, Curtis Blaydes, this Saturday (Jan. 25, 2020) at UFC …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Who is next for Stipe Miocic? UFC champ hits the streets to ask the public

All signs point to a trilogy fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier being next in the UFC heavyweight division. But is that what the world wants? The UFC heavyweight …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Video: Bellator 238 media day faceoffs from Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Bellator 238 media day took place Thursday, and MMA Junkie was on the scene for the proceedings, which concluded with fighter faceoffs.
A women’s championship fight tops the …read more

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Justin Gaethje Has Faith That Conor McGregor Will Fight Him

Justin Gaethje feels his chances of fighting Conor McGregor are better than ever. Gaethje has long been clamoring for a bout with McGregor but the feeling doesn’t appear to have …read more

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Manager: Jones has ‘no reason’ to go to HW unless it makes financial sense

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Abraham Kawa doesn’t think Jon Jones has any reason to go up to heavyweight to prove his legacy. Jon Jones has long …read more

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Jorge Masvidal understands why Conor McGregor is avoiding the fight with him

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal can’t fault Conor McGregor for not wanting to fight him.
This past weekend at UFC 246, the first and only “BMF” champion was sitting …read more

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Bellator 238’s Budd Fighting For Her Legacy Against Cyborg

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Bellator 238: “Budd vs. Cyborg” takes place this weekend (Sat., Jan. 25, 2020) at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., streaming …read more

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'Prospect Killer' Daniel Carey baffled by Aaron Pico booking at Bellator 238

LOS ANGELES – Hot on the heels of his last win, Daniel Carey will return to action against another hot prospect. But this one might be the most highly-touted of …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Back with Bellator, Curtis Millender hopes to finally get his hands on Michael Page

LOS ANGELES – Curtis Millender is yet to make the first walk of his second tenure as a Bellator fighter, but he already has a hit list of potential victims …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Montel Jackson looking to take advantage of anything given at UFC on ESPN+ 24

When looking back on his 2019, UFC bantamweight Montel Jackson sees both the good and the bad in the year, and feels like he’s become a better fighter for it.
While …read more

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Bantamweights Jack Shore, Geraldo De Freitas to Clash at UFC London

An exciting bantamweight feature between two promising prospects has been added to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next trip to London. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Jeremy Stephens-Calvin Kattar, Ciryl Gane-Shamil Abdurakhimov Bouts Slated for UFC 249

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is building up its yearly trip to Brooklyn, New York, in a big way. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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At Bellator 238, can Raymond Daniels top his highlight-reel spinning one-punch knockout?

LOS ANGELES – Raymond Daniels isn’t shy of setting his sights sky-high.
The former kickboxing ace is looking to make his mark as a mixed martial artist and, 11 years after …read more

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Video: Raymond Daniels explains story behind 720-degree KO

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – Raymond Daniels talks about his upcoming fight against Jason King at Bellator 238 on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., and …read more

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Richie Santiago predicts a finish on the ground against Giorgi Kudukhashvili at CES 60

Admittedly 2019 didn’t turn out to be the best of years for bantamweight Richie Santiago.
Following a loss to Miles Johns at Dana White’s Contender Series in June, Santiago spent the …read more

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Poirier: I don’t just want ‘big fights’, I want to become world champion

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“My ultimate goal is to become the undisputed world champion. I cannot just go on with my career chasing big …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Undefeated Croatian Ivan Erslan to Lock Horns With Przemyslaw Mysiala at KSW 53

The first KSW event in 2020 is taking shape, as the Polish promotion has just announced three bouts for KSW 53. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Live! UFC Raleigh Results & Play-By-Play!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will sort through some of its heavyweight clutter by way of UFC Fight Night 166 mixed martial …read more

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Ciryl Gane vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov in the works for UFC 249

A heavyweight matchup is in the works for UFC 249.
The promotion is working on a fight that would pit heavy hitters Ciryl Gane and Shamil Abdurakhimov against each other April …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

VIDEO | Hear what Conor McGregor said to Donald Cerrone moments after stoppage

Moments after Conor McGregor defeated Donald Cerrone in the UFC 246 main event, he knelt down beside his bloodied foe to exchange a few words.
“I love you Donald,” McGregor began.
“Those …read more

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Video: Boxing champ Ava Knight anxious to fix MMA mistakes at Bellator 238

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – Boxer turned MMA fighter Ava Knight talks about her second professional cage fight, which takes place Saturday at Bellator 238. …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Raleigh: ESPN+ Prelims preview

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Get the lowdown on the early contests out of Raleigh, including an all-out slugfest between fan favorite Lucie Pudilova and …read more

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Can JDS stay on his feet? Can Blaydes close the distance without getting melted?

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown the main card of this week’s UFC event in Raleigh, NC. With picks and odds for every …read more

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Michael Chiesa keeps it real on Rafael dos Anjos fight: 'Yeah, this is the toughest one'

RALEIGH, N.C. —Michael Chiesa has been in the cage with some of the sport’s best, but he sees this Saturday as his biggest test yet.
Chiesa (16-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) takes …read more

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He’s Not Surprised, Motherf—kers

One of the reasons the UFC “Thrill & Agony” series on Fight Pass is named such, is because cameras are put in place to capture the thrill of victory, as …read more

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Lansberg's Impact Reaches Far Past Octagon

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Jamahal Hill Always Expected Success

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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Justine Kish Rebuilt

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Bellator Staple David Rickels Signs With Bare Knuckle FC, Competes in March

The most active fighter in Bellator MMA history is moving on from the promotion to fight bare knuckle. …read more

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UFC 246 'Thrill and Agony': What Conor McGregor and Grandma Cerrone said to each other

Once again, the UFC takes us behind the scenes of its latest pay-per-view – this time at UFC 246 in Las Vegas.
UFC 246 took place this past Saturday at T-Mobile …read more

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Angela Hill isn't mad about all these short-notice fight offers; UFC on ESPN+ 24 no different

RALEIGH, N.C. – The rate at which Angela Hill has been accepting short-notice fights recently is starting to prove her nickname of “Overkill.”
But there’s a reason why Hill (10-7 MMA, …read more

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Calvin Kattar vs. Jeremy Stephens in the works for UFC 249

UFC 249 is on the verge of gaining another big matchup.
The promotion is targeting featherweights Calvin Kattar and Jeremy Stephens to face off in an April 18 bout in Brooklyn, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Report: Paige VanZant Out, Randa Markos In Against Amanda Ribas at UFC Brasilia

A popular Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight has suffered another setback in returning to action. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC 246 Thrill and Agony video: ‘You raised a hell of a boy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In the new UFC 246 Thrill and Agony video, take a closer look at Conor McGregor’s emphatic win over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, McGregor’s post-fight embrace …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Brunson vs. Shahbazyan added to UFC 248

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Derek Brunson will hope to hand Edmen Shahbazyan his first loss at UFC 248. Derek Brunson’s first fight of …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

6 Fights to Watch at Bellator 238: Budd vs. Cyborg

Bellator 238 will be the promotion’s first event of the year and its main event features a title fight and debut for Cris “Cyborg” Justino. She will be welcomed to …read more

Source:: MMANews

VIDEO | Watch Conor McGregor train shoulder strikes years before ‘Cowboy’ fight

Footage has been released of UFC superstar Conor McGregor training shoulder strikes with former UFC fighter Cathal Pendred years ago.
McGregor used shoulder strikes in his main event fight at UFC …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3020: Does McGregor vs. Gaethje make sense at 170?, Cub Swanson (guest)

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,020 of the podcast, the fellas react to the latest MMA news and notes. …read more

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Rivera, Lima Scratched From UFC 247

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It’s been a pretty busy week for the injury bug.
Not long after news broke that Paige VanZant was bounced from …read more

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Team Khabib Nurmagomedov promises special rules fight with Floyd Mayweather

UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team are currently focused on a lightweight title fight with top contender Tony Ferguson, but once that’s over, they’re hoping for a fight …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Ava Knight admits love-hate with grappling, hopes to showcase heavy hands at Bellator 238

LOS ANGELES – Ava Knight freely admits she’s more comfortable inside the boxing ring than the Bellator cage, but she says the skills she brings from boxing will stand her …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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Sean O’Malley settles with Nevada Commission, cleared to fight at UFC 248

Sean O’Malley has been cleared to fight again.
The undefeated bantamweight came to an agreement on Wednesday with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on a nine-month suspension made retroactive to last …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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Found Footage! Mac Had Lethal Shoulders All Along...

There was a lot to dissect in the wake of Conor McGregor’s violent win over Donald Cerrone in the UFC 246 main event last weekend in Las Vegas, but one …read more

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Jeremy Stephens vs. Calvin Kattar targeted for UFC 249

Jeremy Stephens | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Calvin Kattar are being targeted for a fight at UFC 249 on April 18 in Brooklyn.
Multiple sources close …read more

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Injuries Force Jimmie Rivera, Dhiego Lima Out of UFC 247 Matchups

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has taken a few big hits in its return to Houston in February. …read more

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Keyboard to the Cage: Ep. 3 - Sparring & fears

Check out the second episode of this SB Nation original series, where journalist Eddie Mercado spars, gets in some pad work, and discusses common fight fears with teammates. Welcome to …read more

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