Video: Could Anderson Silva's boxing crossover success end up hurting MMA?

This past Saturday in Mexico, we saw Anderson Silva step inside the boxing ring and put on a vintage performance as the former UFC middleweight champion, at 46, not only …read more

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Leon Edwards calls Belal Muhammad a “clown” for his rematch request, ‘Remember the Name’ returns fire with multiple insults

Belal Muhammad hasn’t taken kindly to being called a “clown” by Leon Edwards after Muhammad asked for a rematch. The two men squared off earlier this year with an unfortunate …read more

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Nate Diaz responds after Stephen Thompson suggests he should drop back down to lightweight

Nate Diaz has issued his response following a suggestion from Stephen Thompson that he should go back down to lightweight. It’s well known that “Wonderboy” is one of the nicest …read more

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UFC Rankings Report: Does The Korean Zombie Rise After Big Win?

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Vegas 29! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: No Changes Women’s Pound for Pound: No Changes Strawweight: No …read more

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The Scorecard | UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs Ige

See Which Fighters Impressed Us Most At UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs Ige
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Fighters On The Rise | UFC Fight Night: Gane vs Volkov

See Which UFC Fighters We Have Our Eyes On Heading Into UFC Fight Night: Gane vs Volkov
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Warlley Alves Sees Everything Lining Up For Him

Warlley Alves Feels Like He Put It All Together And Believes His Time To Chase The Top-15 Comes At UFC Fight Night: Gane vs Volkov
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UFC Unfiltered: Paul Craig & Chad Belding

Listen To The Latest Episode Of UFC Unfiltered Featuring Paul Craig And Chad Belding
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The Return Of The Ultimate Fighter | Episode 4 Recap

Both Teams Prepare For The Third Fight On The Return Of The Ultimate Fighter. See Which Of The Bantamweights Comes Out On Top
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UFC FIGHT NIGHT: GANE vs VOLKOV Update:

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UFC Vegas 29 Medical Suspensions: Korean Zombie Facing Long Layoff

The UFC Vegas 29 medical suspensions list has been released, and two fighters are facing potential six-month suspensions, including one of the headliners. Chan Sung Jung, aka The Korean Zombie, …read more

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Morning Report: Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad get in heated exchange: ‘Aren’t you the guy that got 3 piece and soda’d?’

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Welp. Here we go again.
Last week, both Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad picked up unanimous decision wins …read more

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Coach: Anderson Silva has ‘lots’ of offers, will continue to box

Anderson Silva defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in boxing. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Anderson Silva’s boxing coach sees a longer career for the …read more

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Diaz and Usman get into it over Covington rematch

Nate Diaz during his fight with Leon Edwards at UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Nate Diaz mocked Kamaru Usman’s upcoming fight. The …read more

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Ike Villanueva plans to bring the pressure at UFC on ESPN+ 48

Following losses in his first two UFC bouts, light-heavyweight Ike Villanueva knew he had to do something big in his bout versus Vinicius Moreira at UFC Fight Night this past …read more

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Nick Diaz’s next fight may not be in the UFC, could box instead

MMA veteran Nick Diaz hasn’t seen action since 2015. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Cesar Gracie gives an update …read more

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Wonderboy: McGregor should move ‘like a Karate guy’ again to beat Poirier

Conor McGregor showed a more versatile set of attacks in his first fight with Dustin Poirier in 2014.

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson explains what he believes …read more

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Watch Alexander Volkov’s bloody TKO win over Alistair Overeem | UFC free fight

Alexander Volkov improved to 7-2 in the UFC heavyweight division with a big win over Alistair Overeem earlier this year. Volkov will face rising contender Ciryl Gane in the main …read more

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Kamaru Usman and Nate Diaz exchange insults on social media

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Nate Diaz had an interesting exchange on social media Tuesday with Usman telling Diaz that a fight between the two would end in murder. …read more

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Shamrock FC president discusses return to hosting fights with back-to-back events

While larger promotions such as the UFC and Bellator were able to get back up and running just a few months after the onset of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, for …read more

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Midnight Mania! Return Of Karate Stance McGregor?

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! …read more

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Coach: Nick Diaz return bout possibly wouldn’t be in UFC, ‘Nick is very open’ to box

Nick Diaz has once again teased a potential comeback. The elder Diaz brother hasn’t fought since his no-contest with Anderson Silva at UFC 183 in 2015. Now 37, Diaz has …read more

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Claressa Shields books next fight for Aug. 27 PFL event

Claressa Shields | Cooper Neill, PFL

Claressa Shields already has her next MMA opportunity lined up.
Following her successful MMA debut against Brittney Elkins at PFL …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 29,' Episode 4 highlights

The UFC’s reality series “The Ultimate Fighter” continues this week with the fourth episode of the 29th season.
This season, teams consist of bantamweight and middleweight fighters coached by featherweight champion Alexander …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 29, Episode 4 results: Dustin Lampros vs. Vince Murdock

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Four fights in to The Ultimate Fighter 29, Brian Ortega and his team are pitching a shutout.
Team Ortega bantamweight Vince …read more

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Predictions! UFC Vegas 30 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., June 26, 2021) when UFC Vegas 30: “Gane …read more

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Usman Challenges Diaz: ‘If You Really Want This’

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Leon Edwards is rolling in his figurative grave as UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman sends a challenge to Nate Diaz. …read more

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209 or 187? After Nate Diaz criticizes, Kamaru Usman fires back

If he fights the 209’s most prominent representative inside the cage, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman thinks he’ll have a “187” on his hands.
That’s what Usman (19-1 MMA, 14-0 UFC) …read more

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Video: Brandon Moreno’s raucous Tijuana homecoming after becoming UFC champion

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Brandon Moreno has plenty to celebrate.
The new UFC flyweight champion was greeted by a raucous homecoming at his Entram Gym in Tijuana, Mexico, …read more

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UFC rankings: Marlon Vera up at bantamweight

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Not much happened rankings-wise coming out of the latest UFC Apex event. The only thing that’s news coming out of …read more

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Live: TUF 29 Results, Recap (Ep. 4)

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The increasingly one-sided The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 29 rolls on tonight (Tues., June 22, 2021) on ESPN+, where UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski and …read more

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Top 10 Heavyweight Knockouts – Bellator MMA Edition | Video

These 10 heavyweight knockouts demonstrate the sheer power of Bellator MMA fighters! From a quick KO to some instant karma, this heavyweight knockout compilation has you covered!

Look back at some …read more

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Shields booked for PFL fight on Aug. 27 in Fla.

Claressa Shields will fight again in a PFL match on Aug. 27 in Hollywood, Florida. No opponent has been named. …read more

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Bethe Correia to Face Karol Rosa at UFC Event on Oct. 2

If all goes as planned, Bethe Correia’s farewell bout will take place this fall. …read more

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Flyweights Askar Askarov, Alex Perez Booked for UFC Fight Night on July 31

An intriguing flyweight clash pitting Askar Askarov against Alex Perez is on tap for UFC Fight Night on July 31. …read more

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Boxing Champion Claressa Shields Set For Second MMA Fight

Boxing champion Claressa Shields will have her second PFL fight this summer.
Continue Reading Boxing Champion Claressa Shields Set For Second MMA Fight at MMA News.
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Stephen Thompson explains what Conor McGregor needs to do to beat Dustin Poirier at UFC 264

Stephen Thompson believes Conor McGregor has what it takes to beat Dustin Poirier. In the main event of UFC 264, McGregor and Poirier will have their highly-anticipated trilogy bout. It’s …read more

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Tibau Backtracks On Admission Of Surprise At MacDonald Win

PFL welterweight Gleison Tibau appears to have taken a sizeable U-turn on his view of his controversial decision win over Rory MacDonald. Tibau was awarded a split decision victory over …read more

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Askar Askarov vs. Alex Perez added to UFC Fight Night on July 31

Askar Askarov and Alex Perez will square off in a pivotal flyweight clash.
Askarov (14-0-1 MMA, 3-0-1 UFC) meets Perez (24-6 MMA, 6-2 UFC) at UFC Fight Night on July 31 at …read more

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Kamaru Usman responds to criticism from Nate Diaz: “I see you 209. If you really want this 187 then call your boy Hunter”

Kamaru Usman has responded to Nate Diaz after his recent criticism. Diaz took to social media on Tuesday to blast the welterweight champ for only fighting opponents he already beat …read more

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Anthony Smith: ‘Jon Jones failed every drug test the entire week leading up to our fight’

Anthony Smith and Jon Jones have had a more heated rivalry after their UFC 235 clash than they did before it. Smith rebounded from his unanimous decision title loss to …read more

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Kamaru Usman welcomes Nate Diaz fight ‘if you really want this 187’

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As the UFC’s reigning champion at 170 pounds, Kamaru Usman has his pick of challengers, and he’s not …read more

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Former title challengers Kowalkiewicz, Penne set for UFC 265

Karolina Kowalkiewicz of Poland prepares to fight Yan Xiaonan in their strawweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Spark Arena on February 23, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. …read more

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Nate Diaz criticizes Kamaru Usman’s fight booking

Nate Diaz isn’t a fan of Kamaru Usman and the opponents he is facing. At UFC 261, Usman rematched Jorge Masvidal not even a year after dominating him on Fight …read more

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Kamaru Usman Dares Nate Diaz To Make A Move If He Wants To Fight

Kamaru Usman has responded to Nate Diaz’s latest tweet about how the UFC is matchmaking him. “The Nigerian Nightmare” Kamaru Usman has yet to meet his peer inside the Octagon, …read more

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Manager: 'Possibilities are endless' for Brandon Moreno, Mexican MMA after UFC title win

Iridium Sports Agency CEO and founder Jason House has his first UFC champion – and he’s already mulling over the possibilities of what’s next.
Overseeing the first Mexico-born titleholder in promotional …read more

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Young On ‘Misunderstanding’ Between Female Fighters, Male Coaches

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PFL 6’s Kaitlin Young touches on the natural disconnect between female fighters and male coaches, even with good intentions. PFL 6’s Kaitlin Young …read more

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Stephen Thompson Says How McGregor Can Beat Poirier at UFC 264

UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson has stated what Conor McGregor must do in order to defeat Dustin Poirier at UFC 264. The two lightweight stars are set to complete their …read more

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Matt Brown targets Nick or Nate Diaz, rematches after UFC Vegas 29 win

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UFC welterweight Matt Brown can’t say how much longer his MMA career is going to last after his latest knockout …read more

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Bisping believes Till is destined to become UFC middleweight champion

Michael Bisping provides commentary for UFC on ESPN 9 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

“I honestly …read more

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Video: Khabib Rattles Around In Race Car

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is usually the one doing the rattling, but the former UFC champion gets tossed around in a race car with Anton …read more

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Fighters On The Rise | UFC Fight Night: Gane vs Volkov

See Which UFC Fighters We Have Our Eyes On Heading Into UFC Fight Night: Gane vs Volkov
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Warlley Alves Sees Everything Lining Up For Him

Warlley Alves Feels Like He Put It All Together And Believes His Time To Chase The Top-15 Comes At UFC Fight Night: Gane vs Volkov
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Video: What's the point of rules if they're not enforced?

This past Saturday at UFC on ESPN 25, Nicolae Negumereanu was warned multiple times by referee Mike Beltran – quite sternly, we might add – about grabbing the cage in his light heavyweight …read more

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UFC Unfiltered: Paul Craig & Chad Belding

Listen To The Latest Episode Of UFC Unfiltered Featuring Paul Craig And Chad Belding
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‘He’s not a finisher’ — Burns thinks Edwards blew title shot with Diaz win

Leon Edwards exits the cage following his victory over Nate Diaz at UFC 263.

“I think Leon Edwards lost the shot just because he didn’t …read more

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Tyson Fury Doubles Down On Ngannou Challenge With An Added Twist

Tyson Fury throws down a unique challenge to Francis Ngannou.
Continue Reading Tyson Fury Doubles Down On Ngannou Challenge With An Added Twist at MMA News.
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Combate Global headed to Paramount+, CBS Sports in multiyear agreement

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Combate Global is headed to CBS Sports and Paramount in a new TV deal that will give the Hispanic-centered MMA promotion a bigger …read more

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Bethe Correia retirement bout vs. Karol Rosa targeted for Oct. 2 UFC event

Bethe Correia (pictured) will face fellow Brazilian bantamweight Karol Rosa in October | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bethe Correia has a new date for her …read more

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Sean Strickland goes off on critics: ‘If you come and say that s–t to me, I would smack you in the f—–g face’

A video recently emerged of UFC middleweight Sean Strickland striking former ADCC World Champion and IBJJF world champion Orlando Sanchez after Strickland was disgruntled with a submission attempt from Sanchez …read more

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Bruno Cappelozza Predicts Former Foe Jiri Prochazka Will Eventually Be UFC Champion

Considered to be a natural light heavyweight, Bruno Henrique Cappelozza was not among the favorites to make the Professional Fighters League playoffs, but after a 46-second knockout of Ante Delija, …read more

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Matt Brown: Tying UFC knockout record is great, but 'I still got big things to do'

At 40 years old, Matt Brown has no intentions of slowing down.
Brown (23-18 MMA, 16-12 UFC) tied the UFC record for most knockouts in company history (12) when he flattened …read more

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Video: Anthony Pettis Calls PFL Debut ‘Sloppy’

Anthony Pettis gives himself a reality check about his loss to Clay Collard, but looks ahead to Raush Manfio at PFL 6 and the subsequent 2021 playoffs. Anthony Pettis does …read more

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Photo: Murata shares X-rays of injured arm

Kanako Murata before her fight with Virna Jandiroba at UFC Vegas 29. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The UFC strawweight had her elbow …read more

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Liz Carmouche trained with Ronda Rousey’s ex-coach before Kana Watanabe booking at Bellator 261

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Sometime after Liz Carmouche submitted to the signature armbar of Ronda Rousey in a groundbreaking women’s MMA fight at UFC 157, she reached …read more

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Nate Diaz Questions UFC’s Booking Of Kamaru Usman

Nate Diaz criticizes UFC’s booking of Kamaru Usman.
Continue Reading Nate Diaz Questions UFC’s Booking Of Kamaru Usman at MMA News.
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Gilbert Burns brings in Bellator's Raymond Daniels to prepare for Stephen Thompson at UFC 264

Gilbert Burns brought a kickboxing champion into his training camp to try and solve the Stephen Thompson puzzle.
Burns (19-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) meets Thompson (16-4-1 MMA, 11-4-1 UFC) on July …read more

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M-1 champ Bruno Silva unhappy with UFC debut despite vicious win

Bruno Silva knocked out Wellington Turman at UFC Vegas 29. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Middleweight Bruno Silva wanted to show more of his …read more

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Dana White Plans To Build A PI In Africa With “Bad Dudes” On The Way

UFC president, Dana White has always been about growing the sport of mixed martial arts around the world. The UFC has champions and fighters from around the globe, but one …read more

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Cesar Gracie: Nick Diaz targeting September return, ‘very open’ to taking boxing match

Nick Diaz hasn’t fought since a 2015 no-contest with former UFC champion Anderson Silva. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

All signs are pointing at Nick …read more

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Dislocated ‘Zombie’ Facing Six-Month Sit

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UFC Vegas 29 injuries and medical suspensions were submitted to MixedMartialArts.com earlier this week for those athletes competing at the …read more

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Video: Does 'The Korean Zombie' deserve UFC title shot, or is 'Blessed' the best option?

Chan Sung Jung returned to the win column in a big way this past weekend at UFC on ESPN 25, with an impressive showing that earned him a unanimous decision …read more

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UFC Opening Performance Institute In Africa

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, much like he did in China, will be opening a Performance Institute in …read more

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Khabib Reacts To Mayweather-Paul Outcome, Open To Exhibition Bout?

Khabib shares his take on Mayweather-Paul and whether or not he’d compete in exhibitions.
Continue Reading Khabib Reacts To Mayweather-Paul Outcome, Open To Exhibition Bout? at MMA News.
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‘See you soon’ — Vitor Belfort wants rematch with Anderson Silva in boxing

Vitor Belfort poses at Mayweather Boxing Gym on May 18, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Vitor …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 126: UFC Vegas 29, Evans, Brown, Edwards, Hooker

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Episode 126 discussion: UFC Vegas 29 recap, Evans plans to unretire for celebrity boxing, Brown wants to be Maia’s retirement fight, Hooker …read more

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Colby Covington scoffs at Stephen Thompson’s title aspirations: ‘The guy is a joke, he should probably just retire’

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While the welterweight title picture seems to be leading toward a rematch between Kamaru Usman and Colby …read more

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Stephen Thompson says he’s a “bad matchup” for Kamaru Usman

Stephen Thompson says he’s a “bad matchup” for UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman if the two ever end up fighting inside the Octagon. Thompson is the No. 4 ranked welterweight …read more

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Combate Global Announces Deal to Air Events on CBS Sports Network, Paramount+

Combate Global has a new home for the English-language broadcasts of its events. …read more

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Chris Weidman Gives Update On Recovery & Possible Return

Chris Weidman has provided an update for fans on his recovery from his broken leg. At UFC 261, Weidman threw a leg kick at Uriah Hall that snapped his leg …read more

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Paul vows to drag Woodley into deep waters: Let’s see how well he can swim

Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley face off at a media day at 5th St. Gym in Miami, Florida ahead of their Aug. 28 boxing match. | Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty …read more

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Combate Global Headed To Paramount+

Combate Global

Paramount+ and CBS Sports today announced a multi-year agreement with Combate Global to serve as the U.S. English-language home for Combate mixed martial …read more

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Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne booked for UFC 265

Two former UFC strawweight title challengers have been paired to fight each other.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Jessica Penne will square off Aug. 7 at UFC 265, which doesn’t yet have an …read more

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Thompson ‘A Bad Match-Up’ For Usman

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Longtime UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson is scheduled to headline the UFC 264 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event against fellow 170-pound …read more

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UFC Vegas 29 medical suspensions: Korean Zombie among seven fighters facing potential six-month sits

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Chan Sung Jung got a much-needed bounceback win in the main event of this past Saturday’s UFC Vegas 29 event …read more

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O’Malley Critical Of Marlon Vera’s Win Over Grant: “He Looked So Slow”

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley has criticized Marlon Vera’s performance in his victory over Davey Grant at UFC Vegas 29. In a gruelling rematch last weekend, “Chito” exacted revenge over Grant …read more

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After viral spat with UFC’s Sean Strickland, Orlando Sanchez shares his side of the story

Sean Strickland lashed out and accused Orlando Sanchez of a ‘dirty move’ during a recent training session. | Just DeWitte / YouTube

Sean Strickland lashed …read more

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UFC on ESPN 25 medical suspensions: Chan Sung Jung among seven facing six months

Chan Sung Jung is back in the win column but could be sidelined for up to six months after UFC on ESPN 25.
Jung defeated Dan Ige in a back-and-forth battle …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reaffirms decision to retire: “I have no desire to come back and I don’t think I ever will”

UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov reaffirmed his decision to retire, saying that “I have no desire to come back and I don’t think I ever will.” Nurmagomedov first revealed his intentions …read more

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Stephen Thompson: Conor McGregor has to move 'like a karate guy' to beat Dustin Poirier

Stephen Thompson thinks Conor McGregor has to adjust his striking style if he wants to avenge his loss to Dustin Poirier.
McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) meets Poirier in a trilogy …read more

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Matt Brown pondering fighting future after KO win: “I wouldn’t be surprised if I didn’t fight again”

Matt Brown doesn’t know if he’ll make the walk to the Octagon again. At UFC Vegas 29, Brown returned to the win column in a big way as he scored …read more

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Artem Lobov expecting a “Fight of the Year candidate” in bare-knuckle fight against Olympic silver medalist Denys Berinchyk

Artem Lobov is eager to face Denys Berinchyk on July 24. In the main event of Mahatch FC, Lobov will face the current undefeated WBO international lightweight champ boxer in …read more

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Sean Strickland Threatens To Smack Trolls In Front Of Their Children

UFC middleweight Sean Strickland has taken to his Instagram to send an expletive-filled warning to internet trolls. Strickland’s ominous video comes as a response to those who criticized his actions …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Video released of MMA fighter punching cop during Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection

MMA fighter Scott Fairlamb punching a Capitol officer during Jan. 6 insurrection | Screenshot from CNN video

Scott Fairlamb, a former MMA wrestler who …read more

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Tyron Woodley Thinks Fighting Both Paul Brothers Is A Possibility

Former UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley has suggested that he could fight Logan Paul after his brother Jake gets “knocked out.” Woodley is set to make his professional boxing debut …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Michael Page predicts Tyron Woodley will ‘correct the world, sleep Jake Paul quickly’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator welterweight contender Michael Page is expecting Tyron Woodley to end the latest surge in the combat sports world this summer. …read more

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Sean Strickland trashes keyboard warriors following incident with Orlando Sanchez

UFC middleweight contender Sean Strickland trashed keyboard warriors following his much-publicized incident in training with Orlando Sanchez. Strickland, one of the top-15 ranked middleweights in the UFC, is currently training …read more

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Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne Set for UFC 265 on Aug. 7

A strawweight clash pitting Karolina Kowalkiewicz against Jessica Penne has been booked for UFC 265. …read more

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Gilbert Burns says Leon Edwards “wasn’t hungry” enough against Nate Diaz to earn title shot

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns says that Leon Edwards “wasn’t hungry” enough against Nate Diaz to earn a title shot at 170lbs. Edwards won a unanimous decision over Diaz at …read more

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Gleison Tibau vows to knock Rory MacDonald out in future PFL rematch: “He already wanted the fight to be over”

Veteran Gleison Tibau vowed to knock Rory MacDonald out in a future PFL rematch, saying that “he already wanted the fight to be over.” Tibau won a highly controversial split …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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