Midnight Mania! Rodriguez Fires Back: Taste My Big Mexican Balls!

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
The feud between …read more

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Bellator 243 Results: Chandler vs. Henderson 2

Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson will clash again Friday night. | Bellator

MMA Fighting has Bellator 243 results for the Chandler vs. Henderson 2 fight card Friday night at …read more

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4 burning questions heading into Bellator 243

Following their comeback event at Bellator 242 last month, the promotion makes a swift turnaround as they return to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. for Bellator 243.
The event …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov will not train at AKA for Justin Gaethje fight at UFC 254

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will not train at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) for his upcoming fight against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Nurmagomedov has trained under coach Javier Mendez …read more

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Lewis: ‘Overeem Turned Me Down Three Times’

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Derrick Lewis will face off against Aleksei Oleinik this Sat. night (Aug. 8, 2020) in the main event of UFC Vegas …read more

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EA Sports' UFC 4 reveals top 50 fighters

EA Sports has unveiled the Top 50 fighters in the UFC 4 video game.
UFC 4 uses a star-grading system, in which each fighter is rated by their overall skills and …read more

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Oleinik Preparing For Chess Match, Not Slug Fest

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Top 10 contenders take center stage as power-punching funnyman Derrick Lewis (No. 4) and heavyweight submission specialist Alexey Oleinik (No. 10) go to war …read more

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Predictions! Bellator 243 Main Card Preview, Quick Picks

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Bellator 243: “Chandler vs. Henderson 2” comes to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., tomorrow night (Fri., Aug. 7, 2020), streaming on DAZN (watch it) and airing …read more

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Cornhole! Watch Jorge Masvidal vs. Cody Henderson video highlights

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Check out the UFC star’s foray into cornhole in this special exhibition. Jorge Masvidal may be the BMF champion, a recent UFC title challenger, …read more

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Kevin Holland on turnaround after last week's last-minute cancelation: 'I guess I'm double ready'

Kevin Holland’s road to his seventh UFC bout has been strange to say the least.
The UFC middleweight had two bouts fall out over the past few months. The first was …read more

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Chris Weidman often reminded about 1-5, plans on correcting things at UFC on ESPN+ 32

LAS VEGAS — Hey, did you hear that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is 1-5 in his past six fights?
Weidman (14-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) sure has, over and over. …read more

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Aleksei Oleinik's secret to longevity in 73-fight career: 'I just don't give up'

LAS VEGAS — Aleksei Oleinik has been around the fight game for quite some time.
The UFC heavyweight contender will enter the cage for his 74th document professional career bout Saturday …read more

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MMA Vivi - Bellator 243: Chandler vs. Henderson 2

June M. Williams

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, and Victor Rodriguez return to breakdown this week’s Bellator event in Uncasville, CT. With picks and odds for the main card fights. …read more

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Khabib Won’t Train In U.S. Due To High Number Of COVID-19 Cases

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Khabib Nurmagomedov will make his long-awaited return to action when he faces Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on October 24, 2020 in …read more

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Aldo: Leon Roberts ‘did an excellent job’ reffing my fight vs. Yan

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Late stoppage? Too much punishment? Jose Aldo begs to differ on the consensus opinion that his UFC 251 loss to Petr Yan needed to …read more

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Darren Till not done with welterweight following Robert Whittaker fight

Darren Till isn’t closing the book on a return to welterweight. At UFC 244 last November, the Englishman moved up to middleweight and earned a split decision win over Kelvin …read more

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Bellator 243's Myles Jury says win over Georgi Karakhanyan will propel him into title mix at 155

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Myles Jury sees big implications in his upcoming fight.
Jury (18-5 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) faces Georgi Karakhanyan on the main card of Bellator 243 on Friday, where he …read more

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Darren Till Provides Update On Knee Injury Following UFC on ESPN 14

Darren Till has detailed the recovery process for his knee injury. On July 25, Till took on former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. The two did battle in the main …read more

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Video: Alex Munoz explains how Urijah Faber became a huge influence on his career ahead of UFC debut

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As Alex Munoz prepares to finally make his UFC debut this weekend, the Contender Series veteran details how a relationship he’s built with UFC …read more

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Figueiredo Says No Title Shot For ‘No Love’

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After Deiveson Figueiredo choked out Joseph Benavidez at UFC Fight Island 2 on July 18 (see it again here), Cody Garbrandt …read more

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EA Sports’ top fighters: Jones, Nunes, Khabib, & Shevchenko

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The game developers have released their list of the top 50 highest rated fighters for the upcoming release of UFC …read more

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Mirsad Bektic vs. Eduardo Garagorri added to Sept. 26 UFC show

Mirsad Bektic is looking to get back on track following losses to Dan Ige and Josh Emmett. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Featherweights Mirsad Bektic and Eduardo Garagorri have …read more

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Chris Weidman not interested in Anderson Silva trilogy: “I completely dominated him”

Chris Weidman doesn’t see a point in fighting Anderson Silva for the third time. Weidman and Silva fought back at UFC 162 and 168 with the American winning both. In …read more

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UFC Lightweight Kevin Lee Suffers Second ACL Tear In His Other Knee

Kevin Lee was recovering from a torn ACL, only to suffer the same injury with his other knee. Lee has had a string of bad luck. The “Motown Phenom” has …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Derrick Lewis vs. Alexey Oleynik

In the main event of UFC Vegas 6 top-10 heavyweights collide as Derrick Lewis is set to battle Alexey Oleynik. Heading into the fight, Lewis is a -200 favorite while …read more

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UFC Vegas 6 preview video: Derrick Lewis vs. Aleksei Oleinik

Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik are each knocking on the door to a UFC heavyweight title shot.
The belt slipped away from Lewis when he lost a November 2018 match-up against …read more

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Derrick Lewis focused more on improvement than title contention at UFC on ESPN+ 32

Derrick Lewis’s goal Saturday night is quite simple: The UFC heavyweight contender is focused on showing a new version of himself to fight fans, rather than building towards title contention.
Lewis …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series Season 4, Week 2 fight card finalized

Las Vegas – The fourth season of the hit show Dana White’s Contender Series continues with Episode 2, featuring a lineup of rising athletes looking to make their dreams come …read more

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YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul’s house raided by the FBI

Jake Paul after winning his pro boxing debut January 30th, 2020. | Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Agents simultaneously searched “Graffiti Mansion,” the Las Vegas home …read more

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Video: Scott Holtzman warns Beneil Dariush not to underestimate him after complaining about facing unranked opponent

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Scott Holtzman warns Beneil Dariush not to underestimate him after taking this fight and expressing disappointment that he didn’t receive a top 10 ranked opponent. …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Black Beast!’

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Veteran knockout artist, Derrick Lewis, will square off with submission master, Aleksei Oleinik, in the UFC Vegas 6 Heavyweight main event this Sat. night (Aug. …read more

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Derrick Lewis: retooled, refueled and ready to come out ‘balls blazing’ at UFC Vegas 6

Former UFC heavyweight title contender Derrick Lewis is working his way back into the mix. But while he was happy to get victories in his last two bouts, he was …read more

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Khabib to train outside U.S., citing virus concerns

Khabib Nurmagomedov will not travel to the U.S. to train for his Oct. 24 bout against Justin Gaethje, citing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. …read more

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Video: Darren Stewart wants to win at UFC Vegas 6 and stay in U.S. afterward to immediately book another fight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Darren Stewart details his long journey traveling from the United Kingdom to the United States during the current pandemic and his hopes for a statement …read more

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Live! UFC Vegas 6 Results & Play-By-Play!

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Just a week ahead of its next major pay-per-view (PPV) event, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will host another “Fight Night” card …read more

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Curtis Millender expects to finish Sabah Homasi at Bellator 243

Following back to back losses in 2019, welterweight Curtis Millender was looking to get back on track when he faced Moses Murrietta at Bellator 238 in January.
Not only was Millender …read more

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Derrick Lewis wants to come out ‘balls blazing’ after being gun shy his past two fights

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

After dealing with a severe back injury coupled with knee problems that kept him feeling anywhere close to 100 percent in many of his biggest …read more

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Figueiredo wants Garbrandt to prove he can make 125 and win a fight

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It sounds like the UFC flyweight champion isn’t all that interested in entertaining the idea of facing Cody Garbrandt as the …read more

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Bellator MMA ... Now On Pluto!

Bellator on Pluto | Bellator MMA

Bellator 243: “Chandler vs. Henderson 2” takes place tomorrow night (Fri., Aug. 7, 2020) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The show …read more

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UFC adds Austin Hubbard vs. Joe Solecki to Aug. 22 event

A lightweight matchup is the latest addition to the UFC’s Aug. 22 lineup.
Austin Hubbard(12-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will face Joe Solecki (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) in an event which is …read more

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Bellator 243's Timothy Johnson wants fans to doubt him ahead of Matt Mitrione fight

Timothy Johnson hopes to capitalize on a big opportunity at the second time of asking.
Johnson (13-6 MMA, 1-2 BMMA) is set to face fellow ex-UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione in the …read more

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Morgan Charriere to Clash With Max Coga for Vacant Featherweight Title at CW 116

Cage Warriors Fighting Championship has announced the first fight that will take place on its September tripleheader. …read more

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Jiri Prochazka targets October return, ready to rise to division's toughest challenges

Jiri Prochazka made quite the splash in his UFC debut and the big Czech is keen to keep the momentum going.
Prochazka (27-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) scored a spectacular second-round knockout …read more

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Billy Quarantillo vs. Kyle Nelson in the works for UFC event on Sept. 12

A featherweight fight is in the works for Sept. 12.
The UFC is targeting Billy Quarantillo vs. Canadian Kyle Nelson for its second September event at the UFC Apex in Las …read more

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Jose Aldo Praises UFC 251 Ref For Giving Him Chances To Keep Fighting

Jose Aldo is happy with referee Leon Roberts Following UFC 251. Back in July, Aldo took on Petr Yan for the vacant UFC bantamweight title. The bout was featured on …read more

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Amanda Nunes ranked No. 1 overall in EA UFC 4

UFC women’s bantamweight and featherweight champion Amanda Nunes has been ranked as the No. 1 overall fighter in the new EA UFC 4 video game. EA UFC 4 will be …read more

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‘MMA fighter’ accused of ringing doorbell and then attacking neighbor with rocks

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Juan Ramirez, 19, is accused of hitting his neighbor with punches, kicks and baseball-sized rocks. According to Recordnet, a NorCal local news site, …read more

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Valerie Loureda defends social media posts ahead of Bellator 243: ‘It’s not for men, I do things for myself’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ahead of her third professional fight on Friday night, Valerie Loureda wants to set the record straight.
Loureda is set to take on Tara Graff at …read more

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UFC Vegas 6 Clash: Weidman Vs. Akhmedov!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight scrappers Chris Weidman and Omari Akhmedov will collide this Sat. (Aug. 8, 2020) at UFC Vegas …read more

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Everything Right On Time For Joaquin Buckley

St. Louis Product To Make Super Short Notice Debut At UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Oleinik Saturday
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Aleksei Oleinik Will Never Give Up

Aleksei Oleinik is 43 years young and isn’t giving up from being an elite heavyweight anytime soon
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Daniel Swain’s Top 5 Fights

Daniel Swain will make an appearance in the Octagon next Tuesday night in Week 2 of Dana White’s Contender Series
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Unfiltered: Derrick Lewis, Chris Weidman, and Jason Ellis

On today’s episode of UFC Unfiltered: Derrick Lewis, Chris Weidman, and Jason Ellis
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Masvidal Teases Usman Rematch In December

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Kamaru Usman suffered a broken nose in his unanimous decision victory over top contender …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Fires Back At Zabit Magomedsharipov

Yair Rodriguez has put Zabit Magomedsharipov on blast after his comments on their bout cancellation. Rodriguez vs. Magomedsharipov was expected to headline a UFC event on Aug. 29. Those plans …read more

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Yair Rodriguez responds to 'little dog' Zabit Magomedsharipov: 'Sit down and wait for me'

It seems like Zabit Magomedsharipov’s recent comments didn’t sit well with Yair Rodriguez.
The Mexican featherweight contender took to Instagram on Thursday to respond to Magomedsharipov’s recent claim suggesting Rodriguez wasn’t …read more

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White would prefer to see GSP on commentary duty rather than face Khabib

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“We just hired GSP — he’s the French commentator for us now. That’s more what I’d like to see GSP …read more

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Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. poster released

Mike Tyson | Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The official poster has been released for the upcoming exhibition bout between boxing legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.

#TysonJones pic.twitter.com/q1BrJk82hU— Mike …read more

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Dana White sends a message to the “crybabies” complaining about EA UFC 4 video game rankings

UFC president Dana White sent a message to the “crybabies” who have been complaining about the EA UFC 4 video game rankings. The new UFC game is set to be …read more

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Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen targeted as main event for October UFC event

An exciting bantamweight bout between Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen is being targeted as the main event for a UFC Fight Night card in October. Combate first reported that the …read more

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Yair Rodriguez tells Zabit Magomedsharipov to wait for him: “You will get a real good taste of my big Mexican balls soon enough”

UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez told rival Zabit Magomedsharipov to wait for a matchup against him after he injured his ankle in training. Rodriguez vs. Magomedsharipov was set to headline …read more

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Yana Kunitskaya thankful for boyfriend Thiago Santos training her for UFC Vegas 6 fight

Yana Kunitskaya didn’t have many options to train with when the COVID-19 pandemic locked people in their homes. Kunitskaya was in Brazil with her boyfriend, Thiago Santos, so all her …read more

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Volkanovski responds to Zabit’s callout: ‘I’m the champ’, not a replacement fighter

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UFC featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski responds to Zabit Magomedsharipov’s callout. The UFC is desperately scrambling to find a replacement for Zabit Magomedsharipov after Yair …read more

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Can Lewis kill Oleinik’s cardio, or will the ‘Boa Constrictor’ choke him out?

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown the latest UFC event at the Apex facility in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds for …read more

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Dana White says UFC 253 with Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa likely to take place on Fight Island

UFC president Dana White says that the UFC 253 pay-per-view featuring Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa will likely take place on Fight Island. UFC 253 is set to take place …read more

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Bellator 243 breakdown: Will former champ Michael Chandler stay on track vs. Benson Henderson?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for Bellator 243.
Bellator 243 takes place Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 32 breakdown: Can Aleksei Oleinik make Derrick Lewis his latest submission victim?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 32.
UFC on ESPN+ 32 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Loureda Will KO Graff, Silence Haters

Valerie Loureda | Bellator MMA

Undefeated flyweight sensation Valerie Loureda will make her return to the cage tomorrow night (Fri., Aug. 7, 2020) when she collides with “Tiny” Tara …read more

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Tim Means’ Focus Is In A Better Place

Tim Means last trip to the Octagon wasn’t everything he had hoped for. Things seem to be going different in the buildup to his UFC Vegas 6 bout.
Read the …read more

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Justin Jaynes Feels Reborn

Justin Jaynes’ UFC debut was life changing, now he’s reset his goals and is ready to get back in the Octagon.
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Gavin Tucker: From Fighter To Martial Artist

Canadian Eyes Major Career Step At Saturdays UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Oleinik
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Live! UFC Vegas 6 Virtual Media Day!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in action this Sat. night (Aug. 8, 2020) with the UFC Vegas 6 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, …read more

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Stipe Miocic ranked No. 8 in EA's UFC 4, can climb by beating ratings adjuster Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier will offer EA feedback after every pay per view, which means ratings could change after he faces Stipe Miocic on Aug. 15. …read more

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Zabit Magomedsharipov demands title shot against Alexander Volkanovski

UFC featherweight contender Zabit Magomedsharipov is fed up with waiting any more and is now demanding a title shot against champion Alexander Volkanovski. Magomesharipov is currently riding a 14-fight win …read more

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Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen Reported For Oct. 10 Main Event

A pivotal bantamweight clash between Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen is expected to take place in the fall. Brazilian outlet Combate was first to report the news that the fight …read more

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Video: UFC Vegas 6 virtual media day live now

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the UFC Vegas 6 virtual media day, the top fighters at Saturday’s event will speak to the media on Thursday afternoon, and you can …read more

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Report: Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen targeted for UFC card on October 10

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Bantamweights Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen are reportedly scheduled to square off in October. After recovering from a case of COVID-19, former UFC bantamweight …read more

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Dana White Would Rather See Georges St-Pierre Stay Retired

UFC president Dana White prefers to see Georges St-Pierre outside the Octagon. One super fight that has been talked about for the past couple of years has been one between …read more

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Bellator 243 predictions: Chandler or Henderson? Which former champ comes out on top?

Chandler
vs.
Henderson
Johnson
vs.
Mitrione
Jury
vs.
Karakhanyan
Homasi
vs.
Millender

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 72-49

Chandler
(62%)

Mitrione
(79%)

Jury
(83%)

Millender
(88%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 85-36

Chandler

Johnson

Jury

Millender

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 85-36

Chandler

Mitrione

Jury

Millender

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 83-38

Chandler

Mitrione

Jury

Millender

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: 81-40
2014 Champion

Chandler

Mitrione

Jury

Homasi

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 80-41
2019 Champion*

Chandler

Mitrione

Jury

Millender

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 80-41
2017 Champion

Chandler

Mitrione

Karakhanyan

Millender

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 80-41

Chandler

Johnson

Jury

Millender

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2020: 79-42
2018 Champion

Henderson

Mitrione

Jury

Millender

Dave …read more

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Michael Chandler vs. Benson Henderson rematch set following Bellator 243 weigh-ins (results & video)

It has been nearly four years since Michael Chandler defended the Bellator lightweight championship from former UFC and WEC champion Benson Henderson. Neither of them has the belt now, but …read more

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Jose Aldo opens up on controversial referee stoppage in Petr Yan loss

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has opened up on the controversial referee stoppage that ended his recent bantamweight title fight with Petr Yan. Aldo and Yan fought for the …read more

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UFC Vegas 7 to feature Edgar vs. Munhoz, Romero vs. Hall

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UFC Vegas 7 will feature Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz and Yoel Romero vs. Uriah Hall as the headlining attractions. The UFC announced yesterday …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3076: Bellator 243, UFC on ESPN+ 32 previews and much more


Thursday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode 3,076 of the podcast, the guys look ahead to Bellator 243 and UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Matt Mitrione on foe Timothy Johnson: 'He doesn't look like a quality fighter, but he is'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Matt Mitrione knows exactly what he’s getting himself into Friday.
The heavyweight veteran takes on Timothy Johnson in the co-main event of Bellator 243. Mitrione (13-7 MMA, 4-2 …read more

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Yair Rodrigues fires back at Zabit Magomedsharipov: ‘Sit down and wait for me’

Yair Rodriguez | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

No one knows when or if Yair Rodriguez and Zabit Magomedsharipov will be booked to fight again, but until that time comes …read more

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Dana White pumps brakes on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre talk

UFC President Dana White has pumped the brakes on the buzz about a potential superfight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre. Nurmagomedov, the UFC lightweight champion, is currently scheduled to …read more

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Report: Marlon Moraes-Cory Sandhagen Expected to Headline Oct. 10 UFC Card

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is looking to put on a bantamweight thriller as the headliner of a Fight Night card in October. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Aims For UFC Return Before 2020 Ends

Jorge Masvidal wants another UFC bout before 2020 is through. Masvidal was last seen in action back in July. He challenged UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in the main event …read more

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Vicente Luque Plans To KO Nate Diaz But Would Take Michael Chiesa Fight

Vicente Luque has two names in mind for his next Octagon appearance. Nate Diaz or Michael Chiesa. At UFC Vegas 5 last Saturday, Luque picked up another knockout win as …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Vegas 6: Prelims preview

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Get your shovel out and dig into all you need to know about the early action from this weekends UFC Fight Night event out of …read more

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Bellator 243 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set, One Fighter Misses Weight

The Bellator 243 weigh-in results are in. On Aug. 7, Bellator 243 will take place inside an empty Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. In the main event, lightweights Michael …read more

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Masvidal Fails To Corn Hole, Trounced By Hendo

I thought there was an outside chance that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal might upset American Cornhole League (ACL) pro Cody Henderson during their five-round grudge match …read more

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Bellator 243 Weigh-in Results: Main Card Set; 1 Fighter Heavy

Bellator MMA puts on its first card of August on Friday night, and all but one fighter has made weight. …read more

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DWCS 27 winner Jordan Leavitt unafraid to grapple anyone: 'You have to be really good to tap me'

LAS VEGAS – One of the newest members of the UFC roster, Jordan Leavitt has a message for any potential opponent who is thinking about testing his ground skills.
Shortly after …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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Aldo Praises Ref For UFC 251 Finish: ‘Excellent Work’

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“I’m very happy,” Aldo said. “I think it was a good performance.” There was a minor uproar following the UFC 251 pay-per-view (PPV) title …read more

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Video: Watch Thursday's Bellator 243 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 11 a.m. ET

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator 243 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place Thursday, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 11 a.m. ET (8 …read more

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Cops to investigate wrestler after possible murder confession on Facebook

Marty Jannetty after a match in the late 80’s with tag team partner Shawn Michaels just behind him. | John McKeon

The troubled former professional wrestler has a history …read more

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Bellator 243 weigh-in video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting has Bellator 243 weigh-in video and results for Friday’s event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
In the main event, Michael Chandler …read more

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Darren Till updates on knee injury sustained in Whittaker loss

UFC middleweight Darren Till might not need surgery after all. Following his loss to former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker in July, Till said he suffered an injury to his MCL …read more

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Nunes Tops Khabib, Jones In UFC 4 Rankings

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Amanda Nunes, who holds championship titles in both the bantamweight and featherweight divisions, has topped reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and current 205-pound kingpin …read more

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