Sean O’Malley Announces Matchup with Jose Alberto Quinonez at UFC 229 in Las Vegas

One of the UFC’s most exciting young talents has his next fight booked. …read more

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Pilarte prepared to leave his mark

Dom Pilarte is a man of faith. And through all the ups and downs of the fight game, he trusted that one day that faith would be rewarded. Then came …read more

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VIDEO | Now that he’s cleared to return…Tony Ferguson goes ahead and proves it

“Clear For Combat” SnapJitsu#snapintuit pic.twitter.com/R5J1uMDyfB
Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) August 14, 2018

It was the saddest April’s Fools joke that wasn’t. No one wanted to believe it, but it was true. …read more

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Midnight Mania! A Lot of QAnon Conspiracy Theorists are MMA, Joe Rogan Fans

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
QAnon, the truly bizarre conspiracy theory that posits Trump and Mueller as …read more

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UFC Connected Features the All-Time Heavyweight Finishes

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In this episode UFC Connected brings you an all access review of UFC Fight Night Hamburg in ‘Fight Night Follow Up’.
In ‘My Moment’ UFC featherweight Makwan ‘Mr. Finland’ …read more

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Bad News For Bellator’s Bantamweights

Bellator 204: “Caldwell vs. Lahat” comes to Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., this Friday night (Aug. 17, 2018), featuring a non-title bout between Bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell (12-1) against …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Tom Lawlor says he was released by UFC just before expiration of USADA suspension

“Filthy” Tom Lawlor, whose two-year suspension from UFC competition was scheduled to end in two months, was released today by the company, Lawlor said.
The news shocked a lot of people …read more

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Dos Anjos Challenges Usman to UFC 228 Main Event if Replacement Not Needed

Currently engaged in a war of words with Santiago Ponzinibbio, #3 ranked welterweight contender Rafael dos Anjos has shifted his aim to Kamaru Usman but with a more friendly fire. …read more

Source:: MMANews

Tibau now a free agent after UFC elects not to re-sign him

After 12 years and 28 fights in the Octagon, Gleison Tibau is moving onto the next stage of his career. The man that is tied for the second-most UFC fights …read more

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Lee Calls Out Pettis For UFC 229 Showdown

After getting back on the winning track with a one-sided beatdown over Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 128 this past April (see it), Kevin Lee is ready to get …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: Chael Sonnen has best solution to MMA's weight-cutting issues

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That weight-cutting is a big problem in MMA, most people can agree on. It’s in the attempt of finding alternatives, though, that the issue …read more

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Report: Irene Aldana vs. Lucie Pudilova is late addition to UFC 228 in Dallas

The UFC’s return to Dallas next month appears to have one more fight headed for the lineup.
Irene Aldana (8-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) will take on Lucie Pudilova (8-2 MMA, 2-1 …read more

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Tom Lawlor Released by UFC Following a Near 10-Year Tenure

After nearly 10 full years with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Tom Lawlor has been released. Lawlor was last seen in action back in March 2016. He dropped a unanimous …read more

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John Howard on PFL 6 Fight with Bruno Santos: ‘It’s Going to Be Two Bulls Coming at Each Other’

Going through periods of inconsistency over the course of his 14-year MMA career, middleweight John Howard has been able to regain a bit of solidity of late with back-to-back wins …read more

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Bisping Clarifies Till’s Controversial Comments

Darren Till was on the receiving end of some heavy criticism after the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contender made comments about being “selfish” when it comes to prioritizing …read more

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Wagner Prado wants shot at KSW belt after impressive debut

CURITIBA, BrazilWagner Prado wants to add the first international belt to his mixed martial arts career.
The former UFC light heavyweight has won six of seven fights since leaving …read more

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Lawlor released by UFC less than two months before suspension ends

Despite earlier requests being denied, the UFC oddly released Tom Lawlor today. In an odd bit of timing, the UFC has released veteran fighter Tom Lawlor less than two months …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Provides Update on UFC 227 Injuries

Demetrious Johnson spoke Monday in his first interview since losing the flyweight championship to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227. And while the update could be direr, unfortunately, it seems the …read more

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Ben Nguyen vs. Wilson Reis targeted for UFC Adelaide

A flyweight showdown between Ben Nguyen and Wilson Reis is in the works for UFC Adelaide on Dec. 1, sources confirmed following a report by Combate.
The UFC Fight Night card …read more

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Gleison Tibau Explores Free Agency As 12-Year UFC Run Ends

After 12 years and 28 fights in the UFC, Gleison Tibau is no longer in the UFC. Gleison Tibau, who went 16-12 during his 12-year UFC run has shared the …read more

Source:: MMANews

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Fight Perspective: Antonio Carlos Junior walks us through UFC 212 submission of Eric Spicely in detail

With the benefit of hindsight, fighters can get all kinds of new perspective for the future when they look back at past fights.
Now, more than a year later, UFC standout …read more

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Kevin Lee Eyes Anthony Pettis for UFC 229

Kevin Lee really, really wants on the UFC 229 card this October. First, the #5 ranked Lee set his sights on a rematch with Al Iaquinta for the event. But …read more

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Ludwig ‘would like’ Dillashaw to fight Cejudo for flyweight belt

Coach Duane Ludwig wants to see T.J. Dillashaw become a two-division UFC champion. At last week’s UFC 227, T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his bantamweight title by knocking out rival Cody …read more

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Back To Bellator?

Eddie Alvarez rolled the dice in a big way prior to his rematch against Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 a few weeks ago, as “The Underground King” didn’t …read more

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A.J. McKee gets new opponent for Bellator 205 main event

Bellator 205 has a new headliner, as John Teixeira replaces former champion Pat Curran against A.J. McKee in Boise, Idaho, on Sept. 21, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a …read more

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Reebok no longer allowed to sell Conor McGregor apparel in Europe

Have you been looking for a Conor McGregor Reebok kit or other various apparel choices? Do you live in Europe? If you answered yes to both, then stop wasting your …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Provides Injury Update: Some Good, Some Bad

Demetrious Johnson has some good news about his UFC 227 injury, but he also has some bad news.
Following his loss of the UFC flyweight title to Henry Cejudo via a …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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Jordan Burroughs Kills Rumor of Helping Conor McGregor Prepare For UFC 229

Jordan Burroughs is not helping Conor McGregor prepare for UFC 229. McGregor is set to challenge UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229. The “Notorious” …read more

Source:: MMANews

Paulo Costa views Robert Whittaker’s skills as ‘not so good’

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa is not impressed with champion Robert Whittaker’s skills. It’s an understatement to say that Paulo Costa (12-0) has quickly risen up the ranks of the …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

O’ Malley: I’m Fighting Jose Quinonez At UFC 229

After an initial report indicated that Sean O’ Malley would make his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) return against Alejandro Perez at UFC 229, “Suga” revealed that won’t be the case.
Instead, …read more

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Three prelims complete Bellator 204 lineup Friday in South Dakota

With the addition of three more preliminary-card bouts, the lineup for Bellator’s Friday event in South Dakota now is complete.
Romero Cotton (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) meets Willie Whitehead (2-2 MMA, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Scott Coker on Eddie Alvarez possibly returning to Bellator, ‘we would love to talk to him’

When one chapter closes another begins. And it may be that time again for one of the lightweight division’s all-time greats.
‘The Underground King’ Eddie Alvarez just recently fought out of …read more

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Cage Warriors 100 set for December in Wales alongside Polaris jiu-jitsu tourney

Cage Warriors will close out its calendar year in December with its 100th event, and will do so alongside Polaris.
Cage Warriors 100 is set for Dec. 8 at Ice Arena …read more

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Sean O’Malley Returns Alongside Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor at UFC 229

Sean O’Malley on Monday announced that he is slated to return to the Octagon UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas. He will square off with …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

UFC 229 gets the ‘Sugar Show’, Sean O’Malley takes on Jose Alberto Quinonez

We all assumed that rising bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley would be making his return at UFC 229. It just came down to who against.
Well…now we know.
Today on the Ariel Helwani …read more

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Gleison Tibau parts ways with the UFC after 28 Octagon appearances

Gleison Tibau is no longer on the UFC roster.
The Brazilian veteran, who stepped inside the Octagon 28 times since 2006, will move on to another promotion after the UFC chose …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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Sean O’Malley returns against Jose Quinonez at UFC 229

The Suga Show is back.
Undefeated bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley will make his return on Oct. 6 against The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America alum Jose Quinonez at UFC 229.
MMA Fighting …read more

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VIDEO | Champions TJ Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo have their first stare down

It’s on, @UFC fans! @tjdillashaw & @henrycejudo are ready! #UFC @MarioLopezExtra pic.twitter.com/dVLfVyPh5V
— ExtraTV (@extratv) August 13, 2018

UFC 227 left us with plenty to be desired and in a way we …read more

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Palhares responds to critics of recent viral photo

The former longtime middleweight and recent welterweight says he’s done with 170lbs after a photo of him looking outlandishly jacked started making the rounds on social media. Even fighting down …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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Johnson: UFC Return On Hold Due To Injuries

After former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson lost his belt to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 after six years on top of the division, things only got …read more

Source:: MMAMania

UFC's Kevin Lee asks for former champion Anthony Pettis

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee tells ESPN he would like to fight on October 6 against former champion Anthony Pettis. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Sean O’Malley Announces Matchup with Jose Quinonez at UFC 229 in Las Vegas

One of the UFC’s most exciting young talents has his next fight booked. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Sean O'Malley meets Jose Quinonez at UFC 229 in Las Vegas

Mar 3, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Sean O Malley hits Andre Soukhamthath during UFC 222 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 3, 2018; Las Vegas, …read more

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Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs says he's not working with Conor McGregor for UFC 229

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Jordan Burroughs has quickly shut down rumors that say he’ll be working with Conor McGregor ahead of UFC 229.
It’s a familiar scenario. Burroughs, who …read more

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Unbeaten O'Malley to face Quinonez at UFC 229

Sean O’Malley says he’ll “open up the main card” at UFC 229 with a bantamweight fight against Jose Alberto Quinonez. …read more

Source:: ESPN

White can’t understand why Miocic feels so ‘disrespected’ by UFC

“I don’t know why Stipe always feels like we’re disrespecting him, which we’re not.” Even when he was champion, heavyweight knockout artist Stipe Miocic felt he was undervalued by the …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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Olympic Gold Medalist Jordan Burroughs Denies Working with Conor McGregor Ahead of UFC 229

Despite speculation to the contrary, Jordan Burroughs is not helping Conor McGregor hone his wrestling ahead of UFC 229. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Sean O’Malley Says He’s Fighting Jose Quinonez at UFC 229

Sean O’Malley says his next fight is set and it’s against Jose Quinonez. O’Malley was last seen inside the Octagon back in March. He took on Andre Soukhamthath on the …read more

Source:: MMANews

Derrick Lewis gives update on UFC 229 fight against Alexander Volkov, back issues

Derrick Lewis has his next assignment — and it’s a big one.
“The Black Beast” confirmed Monday on The MMA Hour that he is officially slated to fight former Bellator heavyweight …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Dan Kelly wants Adelaide retirement bout to share with son

The Judo Olympian hopes he’ll get a chance at a last UFC fight in Adelaide – despite being out of contract – so that he can get the chance to …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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UFC 228 Promo Will Get You Pumped!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will uncork its next pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Sept. 8, 2018 as UFC 228 invades American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas with a Welterweight title …read more

Source:: MMAMania

'The Funk Chronicles,' S01.E01: Inside Aljamain Sterling's UFC 228 training camp

Do you need the funk? Do you gotta have the funk? If so, you’re in the right place.
Aljamain Sterling has no problem givin’ it to ya. After all, he’s the …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on August 13, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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The 10: The All-Action Squad

Sometimes you’ve just got to give it up to the men and women who consistently bring the excitement each and every time they step into the Octagon.While everyone likes an …read more

Source:: UFC

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Bellator President Scott Coker Open to Speaking With Eddie Alvarez

Bellator president Scott Coker is open to having discussions with Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez is coming off a second-round TKO loss at the hands of Dustin Poirier. It was the last …read more

Source:: MMANews

White can’t understand why Miocic feels so ‘disrespected’ by UFC

“I don’t know why Stipe always feels like we’re disrespecting him, which we’re not.” Even when he was champion, heavyweight knockout artist Stipe Miocic felt he was undervalued by the …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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UFC Champions T.J. Dillashaw, Henry Cejudo Face Off on Set of ‘Extra’

It would appear as though T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo are setting the stage for a champion vs. champion bout in the UFC somewhere down the road. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Covington: ‘Little B*tch’ GSP Only Wants Lightweights

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who also held gold at 185 pounds, is contemplating a drop to the lightweight division to capture his third crown in …read more

Source:: MMAMania

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TJ Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo Face Off Ahead of Potential UFC Super Fight


As soon as Henry Cejudo’s fight with longtime UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson was over, and he laid claimed to the belt via a narrow split-decision victory, he …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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VanZant has 2nd arm surgery, eyes 2018 return

Paige VanZant is recovering from a second surgery to fix her broken arm, but is hoping to fight again this year. …read more

Source:: ESPN

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John Teixeira Replaces Pat Curran, Meets A.J. McKee in New Bellator 205 Headliner

John Teixeira da Conceicao will replace Pat Curran and face rising star A.J. McKee in the new Bellator 205 main event on Sept. 21. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on August 13, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Bellator 204 pre-event facts: Conor McGregor teammate James Gallagher drops to bantamweight

Bellator action resumes on Friday after a five-week hiatus with Bellator 204, which takes place at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. The main card airs on Paramount following prelims …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC Lightweight Dustin Poirier No Longer Wants Bloodiest Fights

Dustin Poirier no longer wishes to have the title of “Most Violent Fighter.” Poirier is coming off a second-round TKO victory over former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder …read more

Source:: MMANews

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UFC Has TJ Dillashaw Staring Down Henry Cejudo ... Super Fight Imminent?

Will Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) book a bantamweight vs. flyweight championship “super fight” between reigning 135-pound titleholder TJ Dillashaw and newly-minted 125-pound kingpin Henry Cejudo?
Promotion president Dana White isn’t ruling …read more

Source:: MMAMania

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AJ McKee Receives New Opponent At Bellator 205

AJ McKee has received a new opponent and as a result, Bellator 205 has a new main event. MMAjunkie was the first to report that McKee would now be taking …read more

Source:: MMANews

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Video: UFC Featherweight Queen Cris ‘Cyborg’ Visits Los Angeles Chargers Camp

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cristiane Justino has some fans in the National Football League. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Tyron Woodley Puts the Same Dedication into His Acting Career as He Does Fighting

Tyron Woodley doesn’t want to do anything if he’s not going to be the best at it.
That’s the approach he took when transitioning from wrestling to mixed martial arts and …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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UFC champs T.J. Dillashaw, Henry Cejudo face off in front of Mario Lopez on 'Extra' set

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Maybe that champion-vs.-champion fight between T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo has some legs to it, after all.
Although UFC President …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Missed Fists: Ramiz Brahimaj puts ‘Patolino’ to sleep, the fall of ‘Samurai Mark Hunt’, ‘Who Punched It Better?’, more

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where Jed Meshew and Alexander K. Lee shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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Burroughs denies training McGregor, Khabib’s dad says no one can help him anyway

Jordan Burroughs has shut down rumors of him training with Conor McGregor to improve his wrestling. Once again, there are rumors floating on social media that Conor McGregor has enlisted …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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President Donald Trump Will Be the Focus for One Upcoming UFC 25th Anniversary Documentary

As the UFC continues to celebrate their upcoming 25th anniversary, the promotion has planned a series of documentaries that will be released later this year talking about the history of …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Posted on August 13, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Anderson Silva Still Interested in Fighting Georges St-Pierre

Anderson Silva still has interest in fighting Georges St-Pierre. Silva hasn’t competed since Feb. 2017 when he defeated Derek Brunson via unanimous decision. “The Spider” was scheduled to meet Kelvin …read more

Source:: MMANews

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No, That’s Not Baby Puke

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send Jimi Manuwa into enemy territory to battle hometown favorite Glover Teixeira at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 137 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on …read more

Source:: MMAMania

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington interested in fighting “little f***ing b***h” Georges St-Pierre in Toronto

Despite the fact that he recently captured the UFC interim welterweight title, Colby Covington will not get the next crack at undisputed welterweight champ Tyron Woodley. Instead, that opportunity will …read more

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TJ Dillashaw Soaks Up Every Moment on Fight Night


TJ Dillashaw spent just over four minutes in the Octagon to defend his UFC bantamweight belt against Cody Garbrandt in the UFC 227 main event recently in Los Angeles, but …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

GSP doesn’t consider himself ‘the greatest’: No one is ‘invincible’

“I don’t really consider myself the greatest in my era. It’s a subject I can debate for a long time.” Former two-division champion Georges St-Pierre is ranked at No. 5 …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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Scott Coker: Bellator ‘would love to talk’ to Eddie Alvarez if able

One of Bellator’s first champions and biggest original names could soon be available. And that promotion would certainly consider bringing him back.
Bellator president Scott Coker told Luke Thomas on Monday’s …read more

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A.J. McKee vs. John Teixeira set as new Bellator 205 headliner in Boise

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A.J. McKee vs. John Teixeira is the new main event for September’s Bellator 205 event.
After former champ Pat Curran was forced to withdraw from …read more

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Johnson: Partially tore LCL during loss to Cejudo

Demetrious Johnson, the former 11-time UFC flyweight champion, said he suffered a high-grade partial tear in his LCL during his split-decision loss to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 on Aug. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Ilir Latifi Says Daniel Cormier Looks ‘Very Fat’ For Light Heavyweight

Ilir Latifi says Daniel Cormier has put on too much weight to cut down to 205 pounds. Latifi has been trying to rev up the trash talk in order to …read more

Source:: MMANews

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Unbeaten Welterweight Prospects Top LFA’s Inaugural Visit to Atlantic City on Sept. 14

Legacy Fighting Alliance will make its maiden voyage to Atlantic City, N.J., on Sept. 14. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Tony Ferguson may be 'Cleared For Combat,' but what are his options for jumping back into a busy lightweight division?

In a text message this week, former UFC interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson made his status very clear, and in a way that was very on brand.
“Cleared For Combat,” Ferguson …read more

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Paulo Costa plans to KO Yoel Romero, swipe title from “regular fighter” Robert Whittaker

Paulo Costa has looked unstoppable since joining the UFC middleweight division, having authored decisive knockouts of Garreth McLellan, Oluwale Bamgbose, Johny Hendricks, and most recently, Uriah Hall.
On November 3, on …read more

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'UFC Fight Night 137: Manuwa vs. Teixeira' gets comic book style poster treatment

The UFC makes its return to Brazil next month with a solid UFC Fight Night 137 lineup.
The event, which takes place Sept. 22 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, features …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Flyweights Ben Nguyen, Wilson Reis to Lock Horns at UFC Fight Night in Adelaide

Ben Nguyen will face Wilson Reis in a flyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 142 in Adelaide on Dec. 1. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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What Beef? UFC Loves, Respects Chafed Ex-Champ

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic, has not been the biggest fan of promotion president Dana White, thanks to a chip on his shoulder that came in …read more

Source:: MMAMania

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How to watch or listen on demand

The newest episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show features multiple champions as well as prospects on the rise. Here’s how you can tune in, and who is on the show. …read more

Source:: ESPN

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Crute 'The Brute' wants to brawl in UFC

As the latest rising star in a burgeoning crop of Australian MMA fighters, Jim Crute has a simple message for those who lie ahead in the light heavyweight division: wanna …read more

Source:: ESPN

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Madiba not underestimating Jacobs

Tumisang ‘The President’ Madiba is well aware he is making his comeback against a dangerous prospect in Faeez Jacobs at EFC 72 in Cape Town on Saturday. …read more

Source:: ESPN

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Khabib’s Father: We Will Finish Conor McGregor When we Want

Khabib’s father says his son will finish Conor McGregor on his own time. Nurmagomedov is set to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title against Conor McGregor on Oct. …read more

Source:: MMANews

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The Real Notorious Part 7: The Comeback - Lee Murray’s future plans

Lee Murray, a UFC veteran known as the alleged mastermind of the biggest cash heist in British history, opens up to Bloody Elbow in a rare interview. It has …read more

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Fatso Fears Swedish ‘Sledgehammer’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) upset a lot of light heavyweights after allowing reigning 205-pound champion, Daniel Cormier, to move up to heavyweight and capture the division crown.
Not because of that …read more

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Ben Nguyen vs. Wilson Reis on tap UFC Fight Night 142 in Adelaide

Jun 10, 2017; Auckland, NZ; Ben Nguyen (blue gloves) reacts after defeating Tim Elliott (not pictured) during UFC Fight Night at Spark Arena. Mandatory Credit: Simon Watts-USA TODAY Sports

Jun …read more

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Colby Covington Explains Why He’ll be Rooting For Tyron Woodley at UFC 228

Colby Covington explains why he’ll actually be cheering on Tyron Woodley at UFC 228. Covington is the interim UFC welterweight champion, but that’ll change when Woodley and Darren Till step …read more

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Chute Boxe leader Rudimar Fedrigo predicts Cris Cyborg stops Amanda Nunes in one round

CURITIBA, Brazil — The UFC has yet to hammer out a deal and set a date for a planned superfight between female champions Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes, and Cyborg’s …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Namajunas: Joanna ‘really knew’ that I won the fight at UFC 223

UFC strawweight champion Rose Namujanas responds to Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s recent comments. After defeating Tecia Torres at UFC on FOX 30 late last month, former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk remained …read more

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After whirlwind UFC debut against Cris Cyborg, everything will be much easier for Yana Kunitskaya

LAS VEGAS – Yana Kunitskaya’s UFC debut, which ended with a first-round TKO loss, wasn’t exactly ideal.
But she won’t go so far as to say that she regrets it.
If anything, …read more

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Bellator 204: Caldwell vs. Lahat Preview

Bellator MMA returns to network television this weekend with Bellator 204. Bellator 204 is set to take place on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, …read more

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Eryk Anders Brings Generosity Ahead of UFC Lincoln Fight

Whenever Eryk Anders steps foot in the Octagon, it is not only for himself, but it is for a purpose much greater than himself. “Before every fight, I try to …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Unimpressed by champ Robert Whittaker, Paulo Costa eyes KO of Yoel Romero and title shot

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa didn’t get the opponent he had asked for, or even expected, for his next UFC outing.
But, currently set to meet former middleweight title challenger Yoel …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Aaron Pico’s Bellator 206 Opponent Vows to Shock The World

Aaron Pico’s next opponent inside of the Bellator cage is vowing to shock the world by picking up a win over the rising prospect in the Viacom-owned promotion. It was …read more

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