Midnight Mania! Watch McGregor Compete in Boxing Ring in Dublin

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Conor McGregor returned to his earliest combat sports roots today, getting in …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Results: Overeem vs. Oleinik

MMA Fighting has UFC St. Petersburg results for the Overeem vs. Oleinik fight card at the Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, live blogs of the top fights, and …read more

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How To Watch 'Overeem Vs. Oleinik’ On ESPN+

It all goes down tomorrow afternoon (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as heavyweight legend …read more

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AXS TV Fight of the Week: Watch Antonina Shevchenko's title win at Lion Fight 31

The UFC is back in Russia on Saturday, and one of its rising women’s stars is in action on the main card.
Antonina Shevchenko (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has her second …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg: Alistair Overeem vs. Alexey Oleinik Toe-to-Toe Preview

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Overeem vs. Oleinik for UFC St. Petersburg and everything you don’t about Alistair Overeem vs. Alexey Oleinik headlines …read more

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Malignaggi Will Put Lobov In 'Coma' To Get To McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi has taken his rivalry with former UFC fighter Artem Lobov to an all-time high over the past few months, but it’s all in effort to land a potential …read more

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Jarrell Miller Fails Three Drug Tests, One For EPO

Boxing heavyweight Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller has failed his third drug test, canceling his heavyweight championship bout with Anthony Joshua in June. Miller was denied his fight license by the …read more

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USADA says collectors wear uniforms; Dan Ige begs to differ after blood botch

UFC featherweight Dan Ige wants U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) representatives to identify themselves more clearly when they show up at his door.
USADA claims to do that already. But Ige begs …read more

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UFC Rochester Poster Revealed (Photo)

The UFC will hit Rochester, New York on May 18 from the Blue Cross Arena for UFC on ESPN+ 9. In the main event of the night, former interim 155-pound …read more

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UFC Rochester poster released

Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee are ready for their close-ups on the official poster for UFC Rochester.
A former lightweight champion turned welterweight contender, “RDA” welcomes Lee to the 170-pound …read more

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Khabib Doubles Down On September Return, Says Poirier 'Won Temporary Belt'

The much-crowded UFC lightweight division finally seems to have some clarity as we quickly approach the second half of 2019.
After defeating UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway earlier this month at …read more

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Jarrell Miller failed three drug tests, popped for EPO and HGH

“Big Baby” was taking all the PEDs, apparently. Jarrell Miller didn’t fail just one VADA drug test, he went for the triple crown of popping for PEDs.
“Big Baby” (23-0-1, 20 …read more

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UFC vets Josh Burkman, William Macario meet in LFA 66 co-main event

A pair of UFC veterans will square off in a welterweight fight when LFA returns to Utah next month.
Josh Burkman (28-17) is set to take on William Macario (9-4) in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 9 poster released: Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee's faces are front and center

The UFC is coming to Rochester, New York, for the first time next month, and now the event has an official poster.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 takes place May 18 at …read more

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UFC Saint Petersburg Loses Clark Vs. Shtyrkov Due To Illness

Looks like fight fans will have to wait a little longer for the debut of hulking Russian veteran Ivan Shtyrkov, who was expected to fight light heavyweight Devin Clark tomorrow …read more

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Leonard Ellerbe: Floyd Mayweather Is ‘Definitely’ Done Fighting

Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe says that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is “definitely” done fighting. Mayweather hasn’t fought since 2017 when he defeated Conor McGregor in Las Vegas. The victory improved …read more

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Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan staff picks and predictions

Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Saturday’s Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan fight. The Bloody Elbow staff has made its predictions for Terence Crawford vs. Amir …read more

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Check out the Top 5 Finishes by UFC St. Petersburg Fighters

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Check out the top five finishes from fighters on the Fight Night St. Petersburg card coming up on Saturday, April 20. Heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Alexey Oleinik headline …read more

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Penn Under Investigation For Threatening Farmer With Machete

Former UFC champion B.J. Penn is currently being investigated for allegedly threatening a taro farmer with a machete following a dispute over trespassing back in 2018, according to public records …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Don Frye, Brent Primus, Dave Ellefson

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off today at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with Don Frye, Brent Primus, and Dave Ellefson.
Frye, the UFC Hall of Famer and one of …read more

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UFC veteran Angela Magana awakes from coma

Former UFC fighter and current Combate Americas athlete Angela Magana awoke from a coma that stemmed from a surgical procedure earlier this week in Puerto Rico.
Members of Magana’s team revealed …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg odds: Overeem favored to finish Oleinik

Check out the betting odds for Saturday’s early UFC St. Petersburg card, where Alistair Overeem is comfortbaly favored over Alexey Oleinik in the main event. The UFC is taking their …read more

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Clark: St. Petersburg fight vs. Shtyrkov off

The UFC’s return to Russia will proceed with 11 bouts. UFC St. Petersburg has lost one of its bouts less than 24 hours before fight day.
Devin Clark announced Friday evening …read more

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Devin Clark Claims Ivan Shtyrkov Hospitalized, Out of their Fight at UFC St. Petersburg

Less than a day before the event, the Ultimate Fighting Championship appears to have lost a bout on the main card of their St. Petersburg card on Saturday. …read more

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Joseph Benavidez Believes UFC Flyweight Division Is Being Set Up For Failure

The UFC’s flyweight division has been in doubt for quite some time. After having several flyweights laid off, and Henry Cejudo now jumping up to challenge for a 135-pound title, …read more

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Devin Clark says Ivan Shtyrkov out of UFC on ESPN+ 7, fight canceled

UFC on ESPN+ 7 is apparently has lost a fight at the last minute.
On Friday, Devin Clark took to Instagram to announce that opponent Ivan Shtyrkov was hopitalized and forced …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg predictions

Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik are among the most experienced fighters in all of MMA and they’re being tasked with headlining a UFC Saint Petersburg rife with fresh faces.
The matchup …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik staff picks and predictions

Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik, set for April 20th in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Bloody Elbow staff has made …read more

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Tyron Woodley calls out Brendan Schaub for suggesting racial overtones in Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya feud

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TMZ Sports often gets credit for being an instigator with many of its interviews. When the outlet recently …read more

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B.J. Penn accused of threatening farmer with machete; police investigation ongoing

UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn’s legal issues aren’t limited to a restraining order and custody battle.
A public records request revealed Penn also is under an active police investigation after …read more

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Ben Askren: Brawling Jorge Masvidal lacks discipline, not secure in masculinity

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Photos: Ben Askren through the years

ATLANTA – Ben Askren wasn’t going to let a minor detail like an opponent get in his way.
Even though Jorge Masvidal was a no-show at …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘The Reem!’

Well-traveled contender, Alistair Overeem, will look to have his hand raised opposite submission ace, Aleksei Oleinik, this Saturday (April 20, 2019) from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Longtime …read more

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Angela Hill replaces teammate Jessica Penne, faces Jodie Esquibel at UFC Fort Lauderdale

With one “Straw” out, the other will fill in on short notice.
Angela Hill will replace her teammate — and “Two Straws” podcast co-host — Jessica Penne in a women’s strawweight …read more

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Adesanya on Paulo Costa: ‘I just wanna get him before USADA gets him’

“I just wanna get him before USADA gets him. And eventually if he climbs up the ranks like he thinks he will, eventually we’ll see each other so he can …read more

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Weigh-in results and video: Crawford 146.4, Khan 146.6

Here are the weigh-in results and the staredown for Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan. The weigh-ins are done for Friday’s Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan pay-per-view event. Crawford (34-0, 25 …read more

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Alistair Overeem’s Top 5 UFC Knockouts

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Alistair Overeem has 39 career victories via stoppage. We count down his top five knockouts in the UFC since his first fight with the promotion in 2011.
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Video: Luan Santiago wins Brave CF lightweight title with spinning back elbow

It’s hard to imagine Luan Santiago staking his claim to the Brave CF lightweight championship in more emphatic fashion.
On Friday at Brave CF 23 in Amman, Jordan, the 24-year-old Brazilian …read more

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VIDEO | Angela Magana releases emotional statement following coma

“Hi guys, I’m awake,” Angela Magana started. “I still feel very tired, I can barely open my eyes. But um… Thank you, everybody, for thinking about me. I feel like …read more

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Watch: Angela Magana Releases Video Statement After Awakening From Coma

Former UFC fighter and current Combate Americas fighter Angela Magana recently awoke from a coma after undergoing emergency surgery in Puerto Rico earlier this week. Magana was in the coma …read more

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Terence Crawford, Amir Khan Make Weight for WBO Welterweight Showdown

Mighty Madison Square Garden in New York will be rocking on Saturday thanks to two boxing superstars clearing their final hurdle on the scales this afternoon. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 - New Blood: Russia’s future is knocking

The UFC is leaning on its newcomers for its return to Russia, with half of this Saturday’s fights featuring at least one debutant. On this edition of New Blood, the …read more

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Malignaggi to McGregor: Once Lobov in a coma, ‘he’s gonna want to fight me’

Paulie Malignaggi has promised to put Artem Lobov in a coma. Paulie Maliganggi is doing everything in his power to lure Conor McGregor into the boxing ring.
The former two-division boxing …read more

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Alex da Silva quit his job for UFC St. Petersburg fight

Alex da Silva, 20-1 as a professional mixed martial artist, inked a deal with the UFC two months after turning 23 years old and decided it was the right moment …read more

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Daily Debate results: Was Poirier's title road tougher than dos Anjos, Lawler or Bisping's?

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Dustin Poirier def. Max Holloway at UFC 236: Best photos

Dustin Poirier finally got his hands on UFC gold this past Saturday. And even if it’s an interim belt, it’s still …read more

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Jessica Penne Out, Angela Hill In Against Jodie Esquibel at UFC Fort Lauderdale

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to Fort Lauderdale has been forced to undergo another change, as Jessica Penne has been forced to withdraw from her fight against Jodie Esquibel, and …read more

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Penne Out, Hill In Against Esquibel At UFC Sunrise

This is the second time Penne vs. Esquibel has fallen apart, but at least Esquibel gets to stay on the card this time. A card change has hit UFC Sunrise …read more

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Anderson Silva Details Personal Friendship With Jon Jones

Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are two of the most dynamic fighters the UFC has ever seen. Silva came first, ruling the middleweight division for years – and at one …read more

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Lobov, Malignaggi subject to VADA drug testing for BKFC 6

Artem Lobov and Paulie Malignaggi will be tested a minimum of four times before their June 22 fight and once after, according to promoter David Feldman. Artem Lobov and Paulie …read more

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Firas Zahabi says Jon Fitch resurgence due to steroids: ‘He’s a true coward’

Rory MacDonald’s first defense of his Bellator welterweight title will be against Jon Fitch, one of the most experienced fighters in the division.
According to MacDonald’s coach Firas Zahabi, experienced does …read more

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Hashtag Files: How Roxanne Modafferi makes social media pay off in almond butter and gift cards

If you’re going to be a professional MMA fighter these days, you’ve got to stake out your territory on social media. The bizarre online world is where fighters interact with …read more

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Zach Zane vs. Justin Gonzales slated for Contender Series

The UFC is putting the final touches on another Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series bout. Featherweights Zach Zane (12-7) and Justin Gonzales (8-0) are on a crash course for …read more

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Magana Releases Video Statement Following Coma Incident

It’s been a rough week for former UFC fighter Angela Magana. A herniated disc forced her into the hospital for a nerve block procedure, which led to doctors diagnosing her …read more

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Video: Angela Magana releases first statement after two-day long coma

After waking up from a two-day coma, Angela Magana is grateful for the show of support she received during her ordeal.
Early Tuesday, the Combate Americas fighter lapsed into a coma …read more

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Masturbating Beach Creep Gets Ass Handed To Him By MMA Fighter

Creeps and criminals in Brazil beware: you never know when the women you’re harassing may turn out to be mixed martial artist.
Earlier this year, a would-be robber with a cardboard …read more

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Antonina Shevchenko Proud to Be Part of First UFC Women’s Fight in Russia

It seems like a lifetime has passed since the UFC started promoting women’s mixed martial arts but in reality it’s only been just over six years since Ronda Rousey became …read more

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Level Change Podcast: Low UFC 236 purses, Big Baby caught riding dirty

Episode 16 discussion: UFC 236 had terrible salaries, Jarrell Miller fails drug test ahead of mega fight with Anthony Joshua, Leslie Smith signs with Bellator, more. Welcome to the Level …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC St. Petersburg: Main card preview

Get the scoop on the UFC main card action out of Russia this weekend, featuring Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammate, Islam Makhachev, welcoming vaunted prospect Arman Tsarukyan to the UFC. The main …read more

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Jessica Penne out, Angela Hill now meets Jodie Esquibel at UFC on ESPN 3

Jessica Penne just can’t seem to catch a break.
Penne (12-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC) is out of her scheduled UFC on ESPN 3 fight next week against Jodie Esquibel (6-4 MMA, …read more

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Ex-UFC fighter Angela Magana releases tearful video statement after waking up from coma

Former UFC strawweight Angela Magana vows to make a full recovery and return to fighting after a serious health scare.
In an emotional video, a tearful Magana thanked her fans and …read more

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ATT owner Dan Lambert donates Dustin Poirier's UFC 236 gym fees to Good Fight Foundation

The acts of kindness from the MMA community continue to pour in following Dustin Poirier’s interim lightweight title victory last weekend at UFC 236.
This one comes from American Top Team …read more

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Ray Borg Claims He’ll Retire From MMA If He Misses Weight Again

Ray Borg has had difficulty on the scale in his UFC career. Borg had a history of missing weight when competing at 125 pounds, however, he was able to overcome …read more

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The MMA Vivi - RIZIN.15: King Mo vs. Prochazka 2

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez return to breakdown this week’s RIZIN FF fight card in Yokohama, Japan. With picks and analysis for every MMA bout on the card. …read more

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Luke Rockhold: Nobody Can F*ck With Me On The Ground, Including Jon Jones

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is making the jump up to 205 pounds this summer. Rockhold will be competing at the upcoming UFC 239 pay-per-view (PPV) event on July …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 staff predictions: Who's getting unanimous picks in Russia?

Overeem
vs.
Oleinik
Makhachev
vs.
Tsarukyan
Golm
vs.
Pavlovich
Clark
vs.
Shtyrkov
Modafferi
vs.
Shevchenko
Amedovski
vs.
Jotko

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 56-21

Overeem
(63%)

Makhachev
(84%)

Pavlovich
(82%)

Shtyrkov
(78%)

Shevchenko
(83%)

Jotko
(69%)

Fernanda Prates
@nandaprates_
2019: 68-28 (71%)

Oleinik

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 66-30 (69%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Ben Fowlkes
@BenFowlkesMMA
2019: 66-30 (69%)
2016 Champion

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Trent Reinsmith
@TrentReinsmith
2019: 66-30 (69%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 65-31 (68%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: 64-32 (67%)
2018 Champion

Oleinik

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Modafferi

Jotko

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2019: 63-33 (66%)
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Former WWE Champ Alberto Del Rio Comments On Cain Velasquez’s Potential In Wrestling

Last month, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez signed on with lucha libre promotion AAA as an in-ring talent. Velasquez will be appearing at the promotion’s annual mega-event Triplemania XXVII. …read more

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Judo Chop: Three clever tricks of Terence Crawford

Bloody Elbow’s Connor Ruebusch breaks down three of Terence Crawford many intelligent boxing moves. This Saturday, WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford will take on lightning-handed veteran Amir Khan. The …read more

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UFC Fight Night 149 ‘Overeem vs. Oleynik’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

The Ultimate Fighting Championship heads to St. Petersburg, Russia, for UFC Fight Night 149. The preliminary card airs on ESPN2 starting at 10 a.m. ET. Then the main card can …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Betting Odds: Is your money on Alistair Overeem or Aleksei Oleinik?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Russia this week for a heavyweight showdown that could determine who remains as one of the contenders to current UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier.
UFC …read more

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UFC Champ Robert Whittaker Guarantees Quick Finish Over Israel Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker believes he’ll make short work of Israel Adesanya. Adesanya captured the interim UFC middleweight gold at UFC 236. He battled Kelvin …read more

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Francis Ngannou argues for title shot with win over Junior dos Santos

At UFC 239, which is scheduled for July 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Francis Ngannou will take on Junior dos Santos in a pivotal heavyweight showdown. If he wins this …read more

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Artem Lobov, Paulie Malignaggi to Meet at Bare Knuckle FC Event in New Hampshire

A date has been set for the grudge match between Artem Lobov and Paulie Malignaggi, as Bare Knuckle FC is heading to New Hampshire in June and bringing that battle …read more

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UFC Celebrates 4/20 With Fight Pass Pot Fest

Got nothing to do on Friday night? Stay up and smoke weed with some of the UFC’s top marijuana offenders. April 20th is right around the corner, better known to …read more

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UFC Reportedly Sets Dates For Montevideo, Abu Dhabi, and Sao Paulo Events

It looks like the UFC has locked down three dates for international events later this year. Those being in August, September, and November, according to MMA Fighting. The report suggests …read more

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Schaub: UFC lost fans with ‘two paywalls’ and problematic PPV stream

Brendan Schaub puts the UFC on blast once again, this time for the issues during the ESPN+ stream of UFC 236. UFC 236 was the first event to be …read more

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Mike Brown reflects on Dustin Poirier’s victory, and offers insight into how to deal with Khabib Nurmagomedov

If anybody knows what it’s like to considered a nowhere man going against a titan of industry, it’s American Top Team’s Mike Brown. A little over ten years ago, Brown …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7: 7 burning questions around Overeem-Oleinik

Saturday, the UFC visits Russia for the second time in the history of the promotion for the UFC on ESPN+ 7 fight card.
In the main event, top-15 ranked heavyweight …read more

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Predictions! Breaking Down ‘Overeem Vs. Oleinik’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its second appearance in Russia with “Overeem vs. Oleinik” tomorrow (Sat., April 20, 2019), its latest mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card on ESPN+. Saint …read more

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Ben Askren Calls Out UFC Over Poster For UFC 239

The upcoming UFC 239 pay-per-view (PPV) is looking to be one of the best cards of the year on paper. Currently, some of the biggest names and match-ups are scheduled …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2901 with Walt Harris, Ray Mancini, Chris Curtis

Stream or download Thursday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guests Walt Harris, Ray Mancini and Chris Curtis.
Curtis talked about taking part in the PFL’s upcoming second season. Harris said …read more

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Firas Zahabi Says Jon Fitch’s Resurgence Due To Steroids

Renowned coach Firas Zahabi is accusing Jon Fitch of being a cheater. Fitch is set to challenge Rory MacDonald for the Bellator welterweight title on April 27. The bout will …read more

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Video replay: UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins in Russia

Check out a video replay of the UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins.
The weigh-ins took place at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, …read more

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Alberto Del Rio Comments On Cain Velasquez’s Lucha Libre Debut

Velasquez is set to make his pro wrestling debut at AAA’s TripleMania event in August. Here’s what he needs to watch out for, according to veteran Del Rio. To say …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Full Live Results: Overeem vs. Oleinik (Fight Stats)

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. The first UFC on ESPN+ 7: Overeem vs. Oleinik …read more

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UFC Fight Night 149 Weigh-in Results: Every Fighter Makes Weight

Every fighter made weight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s second trip to Russia, where it will bring a card headlined by a heavyweight clash between Alistair Overeem and Alexey Oleynik. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Joseph Benavidez on fate of UFC flyweight division: 'It's not over until it's over'

LAS VEGAS – When Joseph Benavidez heard that his rematch against Jussier Formiga at UFC on ESPN 4 will be a No. 1 contender’s bout in the flyweight division, he …read more

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After Knockout Loss, Devin Clark Eager to Show Improvements

Devin Clark (9-3) took on highly-touted prospect Aleksander Rakic at UFC 231. Unfortunately for him, he lost by TKO, making him 1-2 in his last three bouts. Although a loss …read more

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Khabib criticizes UFC for promotion of UFC St. Petersburg

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t happy about the promotion of the upcoming card in Russia. Khabib Nurmagomedov has criticised the UFC for the promotion of their upcoming card in …read more

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UFC sets dates for upcoming events in Montevideo, Abu Dhabi and Sao Paulo

The UFC has set dates for three international cards in August, September and November, sources told MMA Fighting.
On Aug. 10, the company will make its first trip to Uruguay with …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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Rory MacDonald Sizing Up Remaining Bellator MMA Welterweight Grand Prix

Reigning Bellator MMA champion Rory MacDonald has no problem putting his title on the line in the promotion’s ongoing welterweight grand prix and continues to size up potential opponents ahead …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi vs. Artem Lobov Set For June 22

Paulie Malignaggi and Artem Lobov will collide on June 22. Bare Knuckle FC president David Feldman confirmed to MMAFighting.com that the bout will take place in New Hampshire. Malignaggi first …read more

Source:: MMANews

UFC Saint Petersburg Ceremonial Weigh-ins Live Stream Today (April 19)

The UFC Saint Petersburg ceremonial weigh-ins are set to go down today. Setting The Stage Tomorrow (April 20), UFC Saint Petersburg will take place inside the Yubileyny Sports Palace in …read more

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Brandon Vera wants Jon Jones rematch, but ‘he’s not martial artist material’

According to Brandon Vera, a fight with Jon Jones is the one match he would want to run back. In March 2010, Brandon Vera and Jon Jones first …read more

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Alberto Del Rio believes Cain Velasquez ‘has the right attitude’ for Lucha Libre

Can former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez succeed in Lucha Libre wrestling?

Alberto Del Rio would know better than anyone. The former WWE star has competed in North American pro …read more

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Tim Elliott finally ready to fight, but needs flyweight slot, preferably with Kai Kara-France

LAS VEGAS – Ten months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL, UFC flyweight Tim Elliott is looking to book a fight – that is, if his division is …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg: Overeem vs. Oleinik Weigh-in Video

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Russia this week for UFC on ESPN+ 7, featuring Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik in a battle to remain relevant at the …read more

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Tickets on sale Friday for blockbuster UFC 239 card in Las Vegas

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The UFC’s annual “International Fight Week” pay-per-view is just around the corner, and tickets for the event go on sale.
UFC 239 tickets go on sale …read more

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Everyone Makes Weight For UFC St. Petersburg

This morning’s official weigh-ins went off without a hitch as all fighters on the Russian card came in on point. It was an easy breezy kind of morning in St. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Dustin Poirier Won A Temporary UFC Belt

Khabib Nurmagomedov is more intrigued by the challenge of Dustin Poirier, not in unifying the lightweight titles. At UFC 236, Poirier clashed with featherweight champion Max Holloway for the interim …read more

Source:: MMANews

Preview: Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan

It’s one of the sport’s very best vs… Amir Khan. Crawford vs. Khan is live on PPV this Saturday. Saturday night, boxing heads to PPV when Terence Crawford (34-0; …read more

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After impassioned speech, Bryce Mitchell aims to wear camouflage shorts in next fight

Bryce Mitchell proved that he could win a battle of wills at UFC Nashville. And not just in his fight with Bobby Moffett.
Yes, the 24-year-old Mitchell impressed in his second …read more

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