Pimblett Dismisses Notion His Personality is An “Act”

UFC lightweight prospect Paddy Pimblett has insisted that nothing about his personality is fake or contrived. Since arriving on MMA’s biggest stage last September, Pimblett has rapidly shown the global …read more

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Watch: MMA Fighter Submits Opponent In Last-Minute Title Fight

MMA fighter Yoo Soo Young took advantage of a one-day notice bump to a Naiza FC title fight in a triumphant fashion. Naiza FC staff promoted Young to the Naiza …read more

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MMANews.com Weekly Interview Round-Up (10/1/22)

A bye-week for the UFC turned into a bye-week for our Weekly Interview Round-Up as yours truly was struck down by a bout of COVID-19. Let’s take a look back …read more

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Four-Division Boxing Champ Calls Out Nate Diaz: ‘Let’s Get It!’

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Nate Diaz still has a few months before he’s free to negotiate outside of the UFC, but he’s got solid …read more

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UFC Vegas 61: Unofficial Awards

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Get a unique rundown of all the trophies that should …read more

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Yahya Dismisses Notion MMA Fighters Have A Young “Prime”

UFC bantamweight Rani Yahya does not see himself as ‘past his prime’ as a fighter despite nearing his 38th birthday last month. Yahya was originally scheduled to meet Cody Garbrandt …read more

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Yan Xiaonan feels ready for gold after Dern win

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After fighting the best of the best at strawweight, Yan …read more

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UFC 280 fight card: Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev, Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw lead loaded lineup

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Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev top one of the deepest UFC cards of the …read more

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Oleinik Shares Why He Considered Postponing Fight Against Latifi

Prior to UFC Vegas 61, UFC heavyweight veteran Aleksei Oleinik explained why he almost pushed for a delay to his fight against Ilir Latifi. This weekend at UFC Vegas 61, …read more

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Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 61

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UFC Vegas 61 went down last night (Sat., Oct. 1, 2022) from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring …read more

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Randy Brown critical of decision win over Francisco Trinaldo: 'I know I can do better'

Randy Brown is not happy with how things went down in his return to the octgaon.
The welterweight picked up a unanimous decision win over veteran Francisco Trinaldo in the co-main …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Yan Xiaonan after UFC Fight Night 211 win?

Yan Xiaonan prevailed in her first main event opportunity against Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night 211.
It came down to a razor-thin results, but Xiaonan (14-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) was …read more

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Sam Alvey Bemoans The “Fighter Safety” Era Of MMA

Recently cut former UFC fighter Sam Alvey has penned an article talking about the thing He would change about refereeing in the sport of MMA. Sam Alvey hadn’t won in …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Mackenzie Dern after UFC Fight Night 211 loss?

Mackenzie Dern is 0-2 in UFC main events after falling short to Yan Xiaonan at UFC Fight Night 211.
Dern (12-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) suffered a majority decision defeat to Xiaonan …read more

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UFC Vegas 61: Fights to make

Fight Night UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs Yan | June M. Williams

All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC needs to …read more

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Jake Paul teases move to MMA, says he's 'working with a big organization' for potential debut

Jake Paul apparently is working toward an MMA debut.
The YouTube star turned professional boxer recently said he’s got a big announcement coming in regard to a venture into MMA. Paul …read more

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Patricio Freire responds to boobirds following Bellator 286 win: “F*ck you, man. I don’t care about that”

Patricio Freire isn’t about to apologize for his performance at Bellator 286. “Pitbull” put the Bellator Featherweight Championship on the line against Adam Borics at Bellator 286. The action took …read more

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Roberto Soldic to make ONE Championship debut against Murad Ramazanov on Dec. 2

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ONE Championship’s newest marquee signing is ready to make his debut.
Former two-division KSW champion Roberto Soldic is slated to face undefeated Murad …read more

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Leon Edwards: “I Don’t Have To Create A Character”

UFC Welterweight Champion Leon Edwards is committing to being himself despite coming off of the biggest win of his career at UFC 278. Edwards fought through the edge of defeat …read more

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Bellator 286 Salaries: Pitbull Banks $150k To Defend Strap

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The latest Bellator event from Long Beach, California featured six fighters making six figure …read more

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Xiaonan Yan excited following UFC Vegas 61 win over Mackenzie Dern: “I worked so hard hoping this day would come back to me”

Xiaonan Yan hit rock bottom after losing two bouts in a row, but her misfortunate recently turned around. Yan went toe-to-toe with Mackenzie Dern in the main event of UFC …read more

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Daniel Cormier reacts after being booked as guest referee for Seth Rollins vs. Matt Riddle at WWE’s Extreme Rules: “The law has been called in, and I will enforce it”

Daniel Cormier will be living the dream at WWE Extreme Rules. The UFC Hall of Famer will serve as the special guest referee for the special Fight Pit Match between …read more

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Tito Ortiz Recalls Why He Didn’t Box Dana White

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz has recalled why his planned boxing match with Dana White didn’t come to fruition. In one of the MMA leader’s stranger failed matchups, …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC Fight Night 211/Bellator 286: Which company won the night?

What mattered most at UFC Fight Night 211 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and Bellator 286 at Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, Calif.? Here are a few …read more

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Sodiq Yusuff calls for fight vs. 'Korean Zombie': 'You know you want to see that'

Sodiq Yusuff wants a step up in competition.
The featherweight is angling a fight against veteran and former title challenger Chan Sung Jung following a successful return to the octagon. Yusuff …read more

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Daniel Cormier Set To Referee WWE’s Extreme Rules Event In Philly

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Prepare yourselves, Daniel Cormier is making his WWE debut as a special guest referee on October 8th. Daniel Cormier will …read more

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Archives: Conor McGregor Says New UFC Deal Is ‘Breathtaking’ (2018)

On this day four years ago, we ran a story about Conor McGregor strutting to the public to celebrate his new wad of cash. It’s no secret that Conor McGregor …read more

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A.J. McKee happy at lightweight, but will return to 145 for ‘pocket pit’ Patricio Pitbull

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Former Bellator featherweight champ A.J. McKee talks about his lightweight debut against Spike Carlyle at Bellator 286, his willingness to return to 145 for a trilogy …read more

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Michael Bisping believes loneliness could be to blame for Conor McGregor’s recent actions: “The level of fame that he reached his astronomical and its very, very rare”

Michael Bisping has a theory on Conor McGregor’s bizarre behavior. McGregor is undoubtedly the biggest star in MMA, but he comes across as unhinged more often than not with his …read more

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UFC Fight Night 211 post-event facts: Jesse Ronson joins rare company with winless skid

The UFC kicked off its October schedule Saturday with UFC Fight Night 211, which took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
In the main event, Yan Xiaonan (14-3 MMA, …read more

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Leah McCourt Shares Creeps Messages: “I’ll Buy Dirty Socks”

Leah McCourt, the Bellator Irish featherweight contender, has shared some of her weirder “fan” messages, including a request to buy dirty clothing articles. The 7-2 grappling ace has attracted many …read more

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Mark Zuckerberg’s wife had to shield her eyes during the Raoni Barcelos vs. Trevin Jones fight at UFC Vegas 61 (Video)

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was having a blast at UFC Vegas 61, but his wife may have gotten more than she bargained for. Much has been made over …read more

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Patricio Freire not bothered by boos in Bellator 286 title defense: 'People sometimes want to see a street fight'

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Patricio Freire got the job done, and that’s all it matters to him.
The featherweight champion successfully defended his belt Saturday in the main event of Bellator …read more

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Bellator 286 post-event facts: Patricio 'Pitbull' adds to legacy with 12th title-fight win

The final stretch of Bellator’s 2022 schedule kicked off Saturday with Bellator 286, which took place at Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, Calif., and featured a 13-fight lineup.
The main …read more

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A.J. McKee explains why he dry humped Spike Carlyle mid-fight at Bellator 286

AJ McKee has offered an explanation for his decision to go full-on Israel Adesanya during his Bellator 286 fight against Spike Carlyle. McKee and Carlyle did battle inside Long Beach …read more

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‘Pull Out Your Testicles And Take A Point’

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After a blatantly illegal fence grab was once again left unpunished, Jon Anik said on a hot mic what every …read more

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Eddie Alvarez reveals advice for younger fighters on free agency, past plans for Michael Chandler trilogy

Once again a free agent, Eddie Alvarez wants up-and-coming MMA fighters to understand how valuable that opportunity really is.
After amicably parting ways with ONE Championship earlier this month, the former …read more

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25 Year Old Boxer Luis Quiñones Dies 5 Days After KO Loss

The combat sports world as a whole has suffered a loss, as Colombian boxer Luis Quiñones has passed away days after suffering a knockout loss. At 25 years old, Quiñones …read more

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Dillon Danis shares DMs from Sean O’Malley, challenges ‘Suga’ to fight

Dillon Danis has once again caused a stir on social media in the latest case of tweet and delete fever. Danis, who has been known for his social media antics …read more

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Yan Xiaonan happy to snap losing skid at UFC Fight Night 211: 'A year long I didn’t feel happy'

Yan Xiaonan is over the moon.
The UFC strawweight contender is overjoyed with her win over Mackenzie Dern in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 211 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Helwani Names Non-Fighter Who 1000% Should Be In UFC HOF

Out of all of the non-fighters who are not in the UFC Hall of Fame, there is one that MMA journalism veteran Ariel Helwani believes deserves the placement. Helwani has …read more

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Grappling Report: Rodrigo Marello lands fastest submission in ONE Championship history

A rundown of the biggest headlines and news from the world of competitive grappling. ONE 161 saw a ton of striking action as the semi-finals of the promotion’s Kickboxing Heavyweight …read more

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Daniel Cormier to serve as special guest referee in WWE match involving ex-UFC fighter Matt Riddle

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Daniel Cormier is entering the world of professional wrestling, although he won’t be the one jumping off …read more

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A.J. McKee crosses fingers for trilogy bout vs. 'Pocket Pit' Patricio Freire: 'We can't end the game 1-and-1'

LONG BEACH, Calif. – A.J. McKee passed the test that was his lightweight debut, but perhaps is reversing course once again.
At Bellator 286, McKee (19-1 MMA, 19-1 BMMA) defeated Spike …read more

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BKFC 30: Best photos from Louisiana

Check out these photos from the fights at BKFC 30 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, La., which featured a vacant light heavyweight title fight between Lorenzo Huntn and Quentin Henry. …read more

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‘Unwashed Masses’ Not Impressed With Zuck Takeover Of UFC Vegas 61

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Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg and his friends got cageside seats to UFC Vegas 61. Everyone else had to sit this …read more

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Watch: MMA Fighter “The Hulk” Crumbles After Incredible Right

MMA fighter Evgeny Goncharov earned a statement win in his heavyweight matchup with Tony “The Hulk” Johnson Jr. at ACA 145 on Friday. Goncharov and Johnson battled in the ACA …read more

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Video: Patricio Pitbull explains post-Bellator 286 outburst, vows not to be drawn into ‘bar brawl’

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull talks about his Bellator 286 win over Adam Borics, his reaction to the crowd booing and his post-win outburst at Long …read more

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UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier to referee WWE Fight Pit match at Extreme Rules

UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier will take part in an upcoming WWE event.
The feud between Seth Rollins and Matt Riddle has been pretty heated, and even in a Fight Pit match at Extreme …read more

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MMA and pro-wrestling pioneer Antonio Inoki dies at 79

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The pro wrestler turned politician was best known for his mixed-rules match with legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, …read more

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Video: Priscilla Chan horrified by bloody UFC action while husband Mark Zuckerberg has the time of his life

Much was made about Mark Zuckerberg’s “UFC debut” – but it may have been an inversely powerful experience for his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan who accompanied him Saturday at UFC …read more

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Scott Coker: Aaron Pico dislocated shoulder, wants rematch with Jeremy Kennedy after Bellator 286

Bellator President Scott Coker said Aaron Pico avoided a broken bone on Saturday at Bellator 286 and wants a rematch with Jeremy Kennedy after a dislocated shoulder ended his night.
Coker …read more

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HW Fighter Says Aaron Rodgers On Ayahuasca Is UFC Ready

While Aaron Rodgers may be one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, there is at least one person who thinks he could be an elite fighter with some unique …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Vegas 61!

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It may not have been the most stacked Fight Night card of the year, but UFC Vegas 61 delivered valuable …read more

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Mackenzie Dern Sends Message To Fans Following Loss

Mackenzie Dern sends an emotional message to fans following her main event loss to Yan Xiaonan via majority decision. Dern opened as a -185 favorite and closed closer to -300 …read more

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Mackenzie Dern disappointed with her jiu-jitsu in UFC Fight Night 211 loss: 'I should be finishing'

Mackenzie Dern’s return to the cage didn’t go as planned.
The UFC women’s strawweight contender suffered a loss in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 211 in Las Vegas …read more

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UFC Vegas 61, The Morning After: Has Dern Peaked?

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A close majority decision loss to Yan Xiaonan has us wondering whether we’ve witnessed the ceiling for Mackenzie Dern inside …read more

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UFC Matchmaking Bulletin (9/26-10/1): Robocop Gets Ranked MW

MMA News has you covered with this week’s UFC matchmaking bulletin, featuring fights for middleweight brawler Gregory Rodrigues, 2022 Dana White’s Contender Series alum José Johnson, and 23-year-old prospect Michael Morales. With UFC cards …read more

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McGregor posts disturbing audio message directed at Bisping

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Conor McGregor has been directing abuse at Michael …read more

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Mackenzie Dern emotional in defeat after falling to Yan Xiaonan: ‘I’m sorry if I made anyone sad with my performance’

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Mackenzie Dern fought back the tears while addressing her latest setback after falling short to Yan Xiaonan by majority decision …read more

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Messed Up! Emotional Dern Releases Statement After Latest Loss

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Another close decision loss has Mackenzie Dern feeling sad but determined to complete her mission to become a UFC champion …read more

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Fighters React To Mark Zuckerberg’s Ringside Appearance At UFC Vegas 61

Mark Zuckerberg was an unavoidable presence at UFC Vegas 61 last night. The Meta CEO looked to be having a blast as he watched the event ringside while flanked by …read more

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UFC Fight Night 211 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: 2022 total hits $6.5 million

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 211 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $164,500.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and …read more

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UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs. Yan - Winners and Losers

Yan Xiaonan victorious at UFC Vegas 61 | June M. Williams

The real winners and losers of UFC Vegas 61 In what was one of …read more

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6 Positives & 3 Negatives From UFC Vegas 61

On Saturday night, the MMA leader returned to our screens for its latest Fight Night event, UFC Vegas 61. October is here, and as every month should, it began with some action inside the …read more

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UFC Vegas 61 Performance Bonus Winners

UFC Vegas 61 took place in the UFC Apex without any fans or media, but the fighters still put on a show and the event was highlighted by a number …read more

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Biggest Winners, Loser From UFC Vegas 61

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UFC Vegas 61 went down last night (Sat., Oct. 1, 2020) in a semi-empty Apex arena in Las Vegas, Nevada …read more

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Daniel Cormier Set To Make His First WWE Appearance

Daniel Cormier will add a new accolade to his post-fight career next weekend. MMA insider Ariel Helwani has revealed that the former UFC double-champ will serve as a guest referee …read more

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Avoiding the unwashed masses? - Fighter slams Zuckerberg’s private UFC event

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One of the winners from the event asked him for money. In an unprecedented move, UFC Vegas 61 became a …read more

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MMA Twitter Reacts To Ben Rothwell’s 19-Second KO On BKFC Debut

Former UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has starched Bobo O’Bannon in his bare-knuckle debut at BKFC 30. Rothwell, a 53-fight MMA veteran, took just 19-seconds to KO O’Bannon at the Fant-Ewing …read more

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MMA Twitter Reacts To Pitbull’s Decision Win At Bellator 286

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire successfully defended his featherweight title against Ádám Borics in the main event of Bellator 286. The 35-year-old already had a number of previous title defenses under his …read more

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MMA Twitter Reacts To AJ McKee’s Bellator 286 Win over Carlyle

The co-main event of Bellator 286 featured the promotion’s former featherweight champion AJ McKee making a successful lightweight debut against Spike Carlyle. Although he ended up winning every round on …read more

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UFC Vegas 61: MacKenzie Dern vs. Yan Xiaonan official scorecard

The UFC Vegas 61 fight card on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas was headlined by a women’s strawweight bout between MacKenzie Dern and Yan Xiaonan.

The fight went …read more

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MMA Twitter Reacts To Pico’s Shoulder Injury At Bellator 286

A featherweight matchup between Aaron Pico and Jeremy Kennedy at Bellator 286 ended in disappointment when Pico injured his shoulder in the opening round. Arguably the most hyped prospect in …read more

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Scott Coker updates Aaron Pico's health after Bellator 286, 'for sure' wants Jeremy Kennedy rematch

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Bellator president Scott Coker gave a positive update on Aaron Pico’s health in the aftermath of a disappointing end at Bellator 286.
Pico (10-4 MMA, 10-4 BMMA) …read more

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Mackenzie Dern releases emotional statement following UFC Vegas 61 loss

Mackenzie Dern entered the UFC Vegas 61 main event against Yan Xiaonan at the UFC Apex on Saturday ranked No. 5 in the women’s strawweight division. She likely will …read more

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Mark Zuckerberg attended ‘closed to the public’ UFC Vegas 61 on Saturday

Women’s strawweight Mackenzie Dern was the first to shed light on why UFC Vegas 61 took place without media and spectators in attendance.

Earlier in fight week, the promotion …read more

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Mackenzie Dern issues statement following loss to Xiaonan Yan at UFC Vegas 61

Mackenzie Dern has issued a statement following her majority decision loss to Xiaonan Yan in tonight’s UFC Vegas 61 main event. Dern (12-3 MMA) was returning to action for the …read more

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BKFC 30 results, video: 292 lb Ben Rothwell wins in 19 seconds

Ben Rothwell during a UFC Fight Night in 2021. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

‘Big Ben’ had a successful debut in BKFC on …read more

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Bellator 286 takeaways: What's next for McKee and 'Pitbull' Freire?

Our MMA insiders breakdown two major fights in Long Beach as McKee and Pitbull put on a show. …read more

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UFC Vegas 61 post-fight show: Reaction to Yan Xiaonan’s survival skills in defeating Mackenzie Dern

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Yan Xiaonan picked up the biggest win of her career, and had to survive some tough spots against Mackenzie Dern …read more

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Patricio Pitbull dominates Adam Borics to retain title on the scorecards

Bellator’s pound-for-pound king, Patricio Pitbull, was looking to defend his newly re-acquired title against the rising star in Adam Borics.

The fight started out slower than the co-main, leading to …read more

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Twitter reacts to Patricio Freire's title defense over Adam Borics at Bellator 286

Patricio Freire further added to his legacy as Bellator’s greatest fighter with the first defense of his third featherweight title reign on Saturday at Bellator 286.
“Pitbull” Freire (34-5 MMA, 22-5 …read more

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Bellator 286 salaries: Patricio Freire, Jeremy Kennedy lead all disclosed paydays

Twenty-six fighters competed Saturday at Bellator 286, but no one walked away with a higher disclosed purse than champion Patricio Freire.
California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive director Andy Foster released …read more

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Bellator 286 salaries: Patricio Pitbull cashes $150,000 purse for title defense over Adam Borics

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Patricio Pitbull not only added another successful title defense to his unparalleled Bellator résumé at Bellator 286, he was the …read more

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Bellator 286 Results: Patricio Freire defeats Adam Borics (Highlights)

Patricio Freire put his featherweight title on the line against Adam Borics in the headliner of tonight’s Bellator 286 event. Freire (34-5 MMA) was returning to action for the first …read more

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Bellator 286 Results & Highlights: Pitbull & McKee Victorious

Bellator 286 was one of the most anticipated Bellator cards of the year as featherweight champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire returned against Adam Borics, and MMA News is here to bring …read more

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Bellator 286 results: Patricio Freire wins lackluster decision vs. Adam Borics to retain featherweight title

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Not a single round of the Bellator 286 main event was complete Saturday night without significant boos from the crowd at Long Beach Arena.
That’s how lackluster …read more

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‘Wild as hell‘ - Twitter reacts to Aaron Pico’s injury, Kennedy’s TKO win at Bellator 286

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Jeremy Kennedy defeated Aaron Pico …read more

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UFC Vegas 61 post-fight bonuses: Santos pulls off comeback, finishes Castañeda in ‘FOTN’

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Check out which fighters won performance bonuses from UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs. Xiaonan.  UFC Vegas 61 on Saturday was …read more

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‘Absolute madness’ - Twitter reacts to McKee’s wild win over Carlyle at Bellator 286

A.J. McKee defeated Spike Carlyle at Bellator 286. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

A.J. McKee defeated Spike Carlyle at Bellator 286. On Twitter, pundits …read more

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‘Not spectacular’ - Twitter reacts to Patricio Freire’s win over Borics at Bellator 286

Patricio Freire defeated Adam Borics at Bellator 286. | Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

Patricio Freire defeated Adam Borics …read more

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Bellator 286 results: Patricio Pitbull dominates, tells booing crowd ‘f*** you’; A.J. McKee wins wild 155 debut

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Patricio Pitbull is still Bellator’s best.
The reigning featherweight champion authored his eighth successful title defense and the first …read more

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‘Pitbull’ Defends Featherweight Crown with Decision Over Adam Borics at Bellator 286

There’s no question that Patricio Freire is one of the greatest featherweights in the history of mixed martial arts and on Saturday night in the Bellator 286 main event, he …read more

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Bellator 286 Fighter Salaries: Patricio Freire takes home $150k

The fighter salaries from tonight’s Bellator 286 event have been revealed and to no surprise champion Patricio Freire topped the list. Freire (34-5 MMA) was returning to action this evening …read more

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'Pitbull' dominant in easy decision win vs. Borics

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire dominated Adam Borics on the feet and on the ground en route to a one-sided unanimous-decision victory to retain his Bellator featherweight crown. …read more

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Bellator 286 results: Aaron Pico appears to dislocate shoulder as Jeremy Kennedy wins by injury TKO

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aaron Pico wanted to continue, but the cageside doctor wouldn’t let him.
Pico’s shoulder appeared to dislocate his shoulder during his fight Jeremy Kennedy on Saturday night …read more

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BKFC 30 video: UFC veteran Ben Rothwell starches opponent in 19 seconds for debut win

Escaping from a bareknuckle boxing bout unscathed is a rare occurrence, but that’s exactly what heavyweight UFC veteran did in his debut at BKFC 30.
Ben Rothwell stepped through the BKFC …read more

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AJ McKee secured win over Spike Carlyle in a wild 15-minute scrap

Former Bellator featherweight champion AJ McKee stepped into the Bellator cage as a lightweight for the first time on Saturday. Standing across the cage was Spike Carlyle, who missed weight …read more

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BKFC 30 results: Lorenzo Hunt knocks out Quentin Henry twice after bizarre reset in chaotic opening round

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Lorenzo Hunt won the cruiserweight title in one of the weirdest and most chaotic fights in BKFC history.
Hunt faced Quentin …read more

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