Dana White expects Conor McGregor to fight in early 2020

For the past couple of months, one of the biggest questions in MMA has been when will Conor McGregor fight again. The Irishman has been tweeting and hinting at returning …read more

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Brandon Moreno wants to prove UFC made mistake by letting him go

MEXICO CITY – Brandon Moreno is cherishing his second chance in the UFC, but he wants to prove the promotion made a mistake when it let him go in 2018.
The …read more

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Jacare opens up on struggles: ‘I’d drive to the gym and cry in the car’

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Jacare Souza has revealed he almost quit MMA for good after suffering a serious psychological problem. Jacare Souza has opened …read more

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Video: Watch UFC 244 Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz press conference

NEW YORK — The main event of UFC 244 is the most anticipated fight of the rest of 2019, as Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal will throw down in order …read more

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LIVE! Watch UFC 244’s “BMF” Presser Right Here!

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Starting at 7 p.m. ET today (Thurs., Sept. 19, 2019) in the video player below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) can’t wait to crown …read more

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Dana White Says UFC Is Looking To Book Miocic vs. Cormier 3

It looks like Daniel Cormier will indeed get a third bout with Stipe Miocic. Miocic and Cormier are 1-1 against each other. Both bouts were for the UFC heavyweight crown. …read more

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Watch Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal press conference live stream

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Watch the live stream of the first UFC 244: Diaz vs. Masvidal press conference on Thursday, September 19th at 7 PM ET/4 PM …read more

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Dana White addresses Conor McGregor’s request for UFC return in Dublin in December

Conor McGregor has recently teased wanting to fight both in Moscow and Dublin, but neither is going to happen in 2019.
McGregor’s most recent tease of a fight was a …read more

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Video: Alexa Grasso talks ‘key’ changes that have attributed to recent success

MEXICO CITY — Before her return at UFC Mexico City, Alexa Grasso discusses her upcoming opponent Carla Esparza, changes to her camp, and Georges St. Pierre’s possible return. …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Mexico City: Prelims preview

Get the scoop on UFC Mexico City’s early contests, featuring fan favorite Angela Hill welcoming Ariane Carnelossi to the UFC, plus a clash between Sijara Eubanks and Bethe Correia. Last …read more

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Anheliger vs. Siraj Title Fight Headlines Rise FC 5

Rise FC continues to grow and recently announced a dynamite main event for their 5th event on November 30 in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Two division champion Chad Anheliger will put …read more

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Dana White hints Conor McGregor's UFC return isn't far off

Speculation about when, where, and against whom Conor McGregor might next fight has gone on for so long that McGregor’s tweets on the matter have slowly gone from exciting to …read more

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Dana White: Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 is next

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Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and ex-titleholder Daniel Cormier will run it back a third time, according to the UFC president. Daniel Cormier is not …read more

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X-Factor! Some UFC ‘Mexico City’ Main Card Predictions

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This Saturday (Sept. 21, 2019), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) travels to Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, for UFC Fight Night 159. Let’s be …read more

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Dana White confirms Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier trilogy in the works 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It appears Daniel Cormier will be sticking around for at least one more fight.
On Thursday, UFC president Dana White confirmed the promotion’s plans to book …read more

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Rory MacDonald, Douglas Lima pass multiple drug tests prior to Bellator 232 rematch

Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima | Cynthia Vance, MMA Fighting

Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald and ex-champ Douglas Lima have been drug tested and passed “numerous” times in advance …read more

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Latest Bellator 227 Fight Card & Rumors

Benson Henderson

Event: Bellator 227: “Henderson vs. Jury”Date: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019 on Channel 5 (U.K.), Paramount and DAZNLocation: 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland
Bellator 227 Main Event
155 lbs.: Benson Henderson …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: I can’t fight Conor McGregor because ‘I don’t wanna go to jail’

Shortly after he knocked out Ben Askren at UFC 239, streaking welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal began campaigning for a fight with former UFC featherweight and welterweight champ Conor McGregor.
In the …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Pantera!’

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High-flying kickboxer, Yair Rodriguez, will go to war with veteran brawler, Jeremy Stephens, this Saturday (Sept. 21, 2019) at UFC Fight …read more

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What do you do when 'El Cucuy' is chasing you at midnight? Let Jeremy Stephens explain

MEXICO CITY – If you’re worried about whether or not Jeremy Stephens is prepared for the rigors of fighting at Mexico City’s mile-high elevation, just know he received the blessing …read more

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UFC Mexico City: Rodriguez vs. Stephens media day staredowns (video)

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Watch the fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 17: Rodriguez vs. Stephens face off at media day on Thursday in Mexico City.
Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens top the …read more

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Dana White hints at timeline for Conor McGregor to return to the UFC 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The world is still waiting on Conor McGregor to return to fighting. But right now, there’s still no definitive date, location, or opponent to welcome …read more

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Covington willing to stay at ATT, but will partially change management team

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Colby Covington will be making some changes at American Top Team. Colby Covington has made an enemy of just about …read more

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Lee Has ‘No Limitations’ Ahead Of Xiong Jing Nan Rematch In Japan

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“It definitely has a greater meaning to me now,” Lee said of her “Unstoppable” nickname. “For me, you go through adversity, you go through hard times. You get …read more

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David Branch Released By UFC Following USADA Suspension

David Branch has been axed by the UFC after news broke of his two-year sanction. Yesterday (Sept. 18), USADA announced that Branch failed an out-of-competition drug test back in May. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 17 media day faceoffs videos: Intense stares, but no incidents

MEXICO CITY – At Thursday’s UFC on ESPN+ 17 media day, fighters came together to face off for the first time during fight week.
There were no incidents during the staredowns. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: Conor McGregor fight won't happen because UFC 'don't want a murder charge'

Jorge Masvidal has said before that Conor McGregor would be an “easy fight.” Now he’s worried about … killing the man?
On Thursday, Masvidal – in a move that felt like …read more

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Trainer Wants ‘Damaged’ Cerrone To Take Time Off

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Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Donald Cerrone, who also enjoyed a memorable run at 170 pounds, has fought …read more

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Light heavyweight prospect Dalton Rosta set to return at Bellator 231 in Connecticut

Light heavyweight prospect Dalton Rosta has his sights set on an opponent and date for his second professional fight.
At Bellator 231, Rosta (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) will take on Ahmed …read more

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Poirier is ‘100 percent’ willing to move up to welterweight for the right fight

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Dustin Poirier teases of a move to 170-pounds. Dustin Poirier started out his UFC career as a featherweight, but ‘The …read more

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At UFC on ESPN+ 17, Angela Hill hopes to 'undo lame performance' last time in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY – Last time Angela Hill competed in Mexico City was over 4 years ago in a loss she hopes to erase.
Hill faced Tecia Torres in just her second …read more

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UFC 244: Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal New York press conference (video)

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UFC officials came out of left field when it named the headliner for its 500th event ever.
Initially working toward a welterweight title defense with champion Kamaru Usman taking …read more

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Can Yair stay on his back foot? Can Stephens walk him down?

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch return to breakdown this week’s UFC event in Mexico City. With picks and odds for every bout on the card. From …read more

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Video: UFC Mexico City media day staredowns

MEXICO CITY — At UFC Mexico City media day, the top fighters on Saturday’s card squared off in front of the media Thursday. …read more

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White, Rousey Tried To Spring ‘Heathen’ From Jail With $150k In Cash

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Jeremy Stephens has been competing for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as far back as 2007 and already had more than …read more

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Face Off! ‘Pantera’ Stares Down ‘Lil Heathen’ In Mexico

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently held a special media day on Thursday for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 159 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, scheduled for this Sat. …read more

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UFC 244 press conference video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the UFC 244 press conference video, Nate Diaz, Jorge Masvidal and UFC President Dana White will answer questions from the media Thursday evening in …read more

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Dana White & Ronda Rousey tried to bail Jeremy Stephens out in 2012

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A lowlight in the career of UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens occured on October 5th, 2012. When the fighter was arrested the same day he …read more

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UFC 244 Live Results: Masvidal vs. Diaz (Results & Fight Stats)

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full live results for the first UFC 244: Masvidal …read more

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Louis Smolka Looking to Build off Momentum of UFC Vancouver Win

Louis Smolka picked up his first Round 1 stoppage in the Ultimate Fighting Championship at UFC Fight Night 158 by knocking out Ryan MacDonald. …read more

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Masvidal walks away after another KO against Till

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Roman Salazar Steps in to Take on James Gallagher in Bellator Dublin Main Event

Determined to keep James Gallagher on the Dublin card, Bellator MMA has brought in a veteran who is no stranger to fighting on a big stage. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Says UFC Doesn’t Want A Murder Charge If He Fights Conor McGregor

It’s safe to say Jorge Masvidal believes he could handle business against Conor McGregor. Masvidal is coming off a record-setting knockout victory over Ben Askren. The win catapulted Masvidal into …read more

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In wake of USADA suspension, UFC releases David Branch from contract

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC has for a second time cut ties with David Branch.
The former two-division WSOF champ was released by the industry leader one day …read more

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Hunter Azure Recaps UFC Vancouver Win and Looks to Future

Hunter Azure made his successful Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 158 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. …read more

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Eddie Alvarez shares strategy for beating Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov looks more and more unbeatable every time he fights — that includes his recent submission victory over Dustin Poirier. That being said, former UFC lightweight …read more

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Unbeaten Joey Davis meets Jeff Peterson at Bellator 229

Joey Davis (pictured) fights Jeff Peterson in a welterweight bout at Bellator 229 in Temecula, Calif., on Oct. 4 | Bellator MMA

Top Bellator prospect Joey Davis is hunting …read more

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Covington on Khabib wrestling bears: ‘Wait til’ PETA finds out what he does with sheep!’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Colby Covington gives his take on PETA’s investigation of Khabib Nurmagomedov. Earlier this week, it was revealed that animal rights organization PETA (People for the …read more

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James Gallagher Gets Replacement Opponent For Bellator Dublin

James Gallagher wasn’t short on potential replacement opponents for his next bout, but Bellator has settled on one. Gallagher was scheduled to meet Cal Ellenor in the main event of …read more

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Ray Longo concerned for Donald Cerrone’s health following UFC Vancouver loss

Ray Longo isn’t calling for Donald Cerrone to retire, but he hopes “Cowboy” takes more time off between fights.
Cerrone suffered his second straight TKO loss at UFC Vancouver. “Cowboy” was …read more

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Colby Covington: Wait till PETA finds out what Nurmagomedov ‘does with the sheep’

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov recently find himself in hot water with PETA. The animal rights organization was not impressed by his treatment of bears over the year. Yet according …read more

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Jorge Masvidal on UFC not making Conor McGregor fight: ‘They don’t want a murder charge on them’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal is pretty certain the UFC won’t match him with Conor McGregor any time soon.
In a recent interview with ESPN, McGregor claimed that …read more

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Masvidal Saves McGregor’s Life, Avoids Jail Time

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) understands that a murder inside the Octagon would probably put an end to its upward trajectory, …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #2985: Is a 'BMF' title cool?, Bellator's notable signings, UFC Mexico City preview

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
Covered in Episode 2,984 of the podcast, the guys react to the latest MMA news and notes, …read more

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Dan Lambert would be surprised if Colby Covington left American Top Team despite drama

There’s been quite a bit of drama surrounding American Top Team, and it’s all surrounding Colby Covington.
Covington, the former UFC interim welterweight champion, has taken verbal shots at teammates Jorge …read more

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UFC Mexico City: Rodriguez vs. Stephens preview

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Will Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens be too hot for TV?
There is a lot on the line when Rodriguez and Stephens square off in the Octagon on Saturday …read more

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Matt Serra names two fighters who are threats to Khabib

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Matt Serra doesn’t see Khabib Nurmagomedov as an invincible force, as he names two fighters who can pose a threat. …read more

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Report | David Branch released by UFC after positive drug test

UFC middleweight David Branch has reportedly been given his walking papers after testing positive for banned substances and receiving a two-year suspension by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for the …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

UFC 244 Press Conference Live Stream Tonight (Sept. 19)

UFC 244 goes down on Nov. 2 from Madison Square Garden where Jorge Masvidal will take on Nate Diaz in the main event. The two will be fighting for the …read more

Source:: MMANews

UFC 244 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live Stream Tonight (Sept. 19)

UFC 244 goes down on Nov. 2 from Madison Square Garden where Jorge Masvidal will take on Nate Diaz in the main event. The two will be fighting for the …read more

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John Lineker talks Demetrious Johnson matchup, ONE Super Series bouts

John Lineker is currently dialed in on his ONE Championship debut, which will pit him against the ferocious Muin Gafurov at ONE: Dawn of Valor in Jakarta, Indonesia on October …read more

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Missed Fists: Ke’ali’i Kanekoa’s magic back elbow, a fond farewell to LFA on AXS TV

Ke’ali’i Kanekoa lands an elbow out of nowhere on Manny Flore at a Ring of Combat show on Sept. 13 in Atlantic City, N.J. | @VonPreux, Twitter

Welcome to …read more

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Alexa Grasso ready to live up to expectations

The promising strawweight from Guadalajara, ranked No. 9 in UFC, draws inspiration for her MMA journey from experiences as a victim of bullying. …read more

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It took more than 13 years, but Tyson Nam believes he's finally where he belongs in UFC

MEXICO CITY – It wasn’t the quickest, nor was it the easiest road to the UFC, but flyweight Tyson Nam is here now. And that’s all that matters to him.
After …read more

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Hughes Files Suit Against Norfolk Southern Railway

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Matt Hughes, was left with permanent brain damage after his truck collided with …read more

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Sterling slams Malki Kawa for hypocrisy over Colby Covington tweet

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“As fighters, we trust you guys w/our life/career. And you push us to side to only focus on guys already …read more

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Dustin Poirier interested in moving up to welterweight

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier recently told fans that he is interested in potentially competing in the welterweight division.
“The Diamond” responded to a fan on Twitter, who asked him if …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Says He Wants To Challenge BMF Of WWE

As long as you’re a BMF, Jorge Masvidal wants a piece, even if it’s in WWE. Masvidal is scheduled to go one-on-one with Nate Diaz in the main event of …read more

Source:: MMANews

Eddie Alvarez Explains​ What It Will Take For Someone To Beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov is 28-0 and has looked unbeatable. Yet, former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez knows he is beatable. But doing so will be harder said than done. …read more

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Masvidal wants the baddest motherf—r in the WWE after UFC 244

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Jorge Masvidal has sights set on being the baddest motherf—r outside of the UFC. Jorge Masvidal will be fighting for the first and …read more

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Fighter who suffered horrific leg injury gets Bellator contract

Middleweight Albert Gonzales suffered the same fate as ex-UFC kingpin Anderson Silva when he threw a leg kick.
Now, Bellator is giving Gonzales a second chance after a broken leg …read more

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The Fighters Voice // VIDEO: Phoe Thaw trains in Thailand

ONE Championship featherweight contender Phoe Thaw is currently gearing up for a bout with Yoon Chang Min. The pair will collide on the undercard of ONE: Century – Part 1 …read more

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UFC Supports Kline Veterans Fund 9/11 Tribute To Veterans And First Responders

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Moreno Won't Waste His Second UFC Chance

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Statement on David Branch

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UFC Raises More Than USD $72,000 for Canucks For Kids Fund

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UFC's Sergio Pettis admits he rushed move up to 135 pounds out of fear of losing his job

MEXICO CITY – Sergio Pettis was faced with a decision once rumors of the flyweight division dissolving emerged. The former bantamweight didn’t want to take any risks, so he moved …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens -- how to watch, plus full analysis

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Paul Felder Frustrated With Edson Barboza's Team's Claim of 'Robbery' in Abu Dhabi

The rematch between Paul Felder and Edson Barboza was considered by many to be the fight to watch in Abu Dhabi and while the fight delivered, the judges’ decision left …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Francis Ngannou wants ‘revenge’ on Stipe Miocic in 2019

Francis Ngannou fell short in his first bid to steal the UFC heavyweight belt from Stipe Miocic, but is eager for a chance to right this wrong.
Now on a three-fight …read more

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Liddell: ‘I Wouldn’t Mind Doing WWE Too’

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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) was interested in recruiting former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Chuck Liddell, giving new meaning to the …read more

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UFC Mexico City | Pro fighters make their picks for Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens

In the main event of UFC Mexico City, top-10 featherweights collide as Yair Rodriguez takes on Jeremy Stephens. Heading into the fight, the Mexican in Rodriguez is a -110 underdog …read more

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Miocic ‘upset’ with Covington for ‘saying stuff’ to his wife

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Stipe Miocic has a bone to pick with Colby Covington. Colby Covington is known to ruffle up some feathers within the UFC roster. But …read more

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Matt Hughes suing train operator at center of near-fatal accident

Esther Lin

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes suffered severe injuries in a near-fatal train accident in 2017. Now he’s going after the company he alleges caused the crash. …read more

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Hager Returns, Fights Bellator Newcomer On Oct. 25

Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Heavyweight Champion Jake Hager, better known by his in-ring name “Jack Swagger,” will …read more

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Honorio Banario honored to be with ONE Championship through 100 events

Back when ONE Championship first opened the doors to showcase mixed martial arts bouts, Honorio Banario was there.
Now, as the premier promotion in Asia sets out for its 100th …read more

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Matt Serra Lists Brian Ortega, Justin Gaethje as Two Fighters Who Might Give Nurmagomedov Trouble

As Khabib Nurmagomedov continues to build his case as the greatest lightweight of all time, one former UFC champ has a few ideas on who might pose a threat to …read more

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James Gallagher gets ex-UFC fighter Roman Salazar as Bellator Dublin replacement opponent

James Gallagher’s fans can rest easy. Their man will be in action in his hometown next week at Bellator Europe 4.
Gallagher’s original opponent, England’s Cal Ellenor, was forced off the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal explains why there will be no trash talk ahead of Nate Diaz fight

Don’t expect any trash talk from Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz ahead of their UFC 244 fight.
Speaking on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show on Monday, Masvidal explained why any trash talk …read more

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Stipe Miocic Wants an Explanation from Colby Covington about an Altercation He Had with his Wife

It sounds as though Colby Covington will be getting a visit soon from the “baddest man on the planet,” after UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic said he wants to have …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Michel Pereira considered quitting during UFC Vancouver bout: ‘My weight cut f***ed everything’

Michel Pereira doing a backflip against Tristan Connelly at UFC Vancouver on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A weight cut gone wrong affected Michel Pereira’s performance so much …read more

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MMA SQUARED: The sad reality of Colby ‘the slave’ Covington vs Dana White

Who do you turn to when you’ve alienated everyone?

Colby shot himself in …read more

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'Jacare' Souza Opens Up on Mental Health Issues, Seeing a Psychologist

UFC light heavyweight Ronaldo Souza recently spoke about the battle with mental health issues which nearly induced him to retire from MMA. …read more

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Cal Ellenor reveals 'start of brain illness,' apologizes for Bellator Dublin withdrawal

Cal Ellenor was all set for the biggest opportunity of his mixed martial arts career as he prepared to take on Irish rising star James Gallagher in the main event …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Who's next? After hinting at news, UFC's Jon Jones keeps us guessing

Will it be a trilogy fight vs. Daniel Cormier? Champ vs. champ against Stipe Miocic? ESPN’s MMA panel discusses the possibilities. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Morning Report: Stipe Miocic ‘upset’ with Colby Covington over comments made to Miocic’s wife, plans to talk to him

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Daniel Cormier lost more than the heavyweight title when Stipe Miocic stopped him at UFC 241. He also lost the title of Daddest Man on …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

With Bellator lightweight belt on hold, Benson Henderson in 'wondering mode' about title shot

Benson Henderson is having a difficult time navigating the Bellator lightweight division thanks to Patricio Freire’s dual-champion status.
With “Pitbull” (29-4 MMA, 17-4 BMMA) potentially occupied with the Bellator featherweight grand …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

James Gallagher gets new opponent, faces former UFC fighter Roman Salazar in Dublin main event

Bellator

Less than two days after Cal Ellenor was forced to withdraw from his Bellator Dublin main event clash with James Gallagher, Bellator have found a replacement for the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Eddie Alvarez believes he can best implement style to beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

Nobody has been able to solve the puzzle of how to defeat UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, but Eddie Alvarez believes he has the style to do it.
Out of all …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Jake Hager set for return at Bellator 231, meets Anthony Garrett

Jake Hager’s mixed martial arts career continues apace.
The former Oklahoma University wrestling standout, who later went on to become WWE champion under the moniker “Jack Swagger,” will return to the …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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