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Till: Why I was sent to Brazil and how it changed me

Ahead of Darren Till’s fight against Stephen Thompson at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on May 27 he reflects on his life-changing experience in Brazil as a teenager. …read more

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Does home-cage advantage exist in MMA?

Darren Till will be competing in front of his hometown fans on Sunday when he faces Stephen Thompson in Liverpool, England. Will he experience any advantage? Here’s what history has …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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GSP: give me Nurmagomedov or McGregor

Georges St-Pierre has no interest in fighting Nate Diaz; wants Khabib Nurmagomedov or Conor McGregor fight instead. …read more

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Carvalho is heard even less than he's seen

Rafael Carvalho has been Bellator middleweight champion for nearly three years — three quiet years, by his choosing. But he has a chance to make some noise Friday against Gegard …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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UFC, ESPN reach 5-year television rights deal

ESPN has reached a deal with UFC to televise 30 events per year over the next five years. …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Mauro Ranallo aims to shatter stigma of mental health discussions in new documentary

Mauro Ranallo, the only broadcaster to have called MMA, boxing, kickboxing and professional wrestling on national television, opens up about his long battle with bipolar disorder. …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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UFC's Werdum cited for possible doping offense

UFC’s Fabricio Werdum, who was reportedly finalizing a fight in Russia vs. Alexey Oleynik, has been informed of a possible doping violation. …read more

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Posted on May 22, 2018, 7:17 pm By
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Is it finally time for Michael Page's breakout?

Michael Page, despite highlight reel finishes for Bellator since his debut five years ago, has yet to take that next step in stardom. Is this weekend’s Bellator 200 when it …read more

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Posted on May 22, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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UFC signing Greg Hardy would be major mistake

Greg Hardy, who was convicted of domestic violence in 2014 before charges were later dismissed, will be given a shot in Dana White’s “Contender Series” on June 12. Jeff Wagenheim …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Condit intends to fight on, he has told management

UFC welterweight Carlos Condit, who has lost four in a row and expressed ambivalence about his fighting future, recently informed his management that he hopes to return to the Octagon …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Injured Filipovic withdraws from Nelson bout

An undisclosed injury has forced Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic to withdraw from a heavyweight bout against Roy Nelson, scheduled to headline Friday’s Bellator 200 event in London. …read more

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Till: I'm taking Thompson's 'head off' in Liverpool

Darren Till believes that he will have wisdom on his side as he bids to take Stephen Thompson’s “head off” at UFC Liverpool on Saturday. …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Usman gets decision over Maia at UFC Fight Night

In a five-round bout that at times was difficult to watch, Kamaru Usman picked up a unanimous decision over Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night in Chile. …read more

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Kamaru Usman defeats Demian Maia by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night: Chile

Kamaru Usman defeats Demian Maia by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night: Chile …read more

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Posted on May 20, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Usman sees light at the end of frustrating matchmaking tunnel

Welterweight contender Kamaru Usman has been pleading with the UFC for a highly-ranked opponent for months now. On Saturday, he’ll finally get his wish when he meets Demian Maia in …read more

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Posted on May 18, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Uriah Hall on dangerous weight cut: 'I wasn't in control of my body'

Uriah Hall claims he nearly died while cutting weight for a bout last January. The UFC middleweight explains the situation fully and discusses why he doesn’t anticipate the scare happening …read more

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Posted on May 17, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Retired Stann accepts advisory role with PFL

Retired fighter Brian Stann will head an advisory board for the Professional Fighters League’s top executives and investors. …read more

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UFC to hold first event in Russia in Sept.

The UFC will hold its first event in Russia in September at a Moscow arena. …read more

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Posted on May 16, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Tony Ferguson to the UFC: 'Don't kick me when I'm down'

Tony Ferguson was stripped of his interim UFC lightweight belt after a fluke injury caused him to miss a title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov last month. He spoke with ESPN …read more

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Pennington defends corner after controversy

Raquel Pennington said she is “proud” of her coaches for encouraging her to answer the bell for the fifth round of Saturday’s fight, even after she had directly told them …read more

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Posted on May 14, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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What's next for Amanda Nunes and other UFC 224 fighters?

After another dominant performance in defending her bantamweight title, Amanda Nunes appears ready for a bigger challenge. As for the others who won (or lost) at UFC 224, what fights …read more

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Posted on May 14, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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When Pennington said she was done, should her corner have ended the fight?

A bloodied, bruised Raquel Pennington said she was “done” after four rounds of Saturday’s challenge of bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 224, but her team sent her back out. …read more

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Hardy to face ex-NFL player in pro MMA debut

Greg Hardy’s professional MMA debut will come against another former NFL player, Austen Lane, on June 12 in a heavyweight bout on the Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series. …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Nunes bloodies Pennington, defends belt by TKO

Bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes busted Raquel Pennington’s nose with a devastating knee and went on to finish her off in the fifth round of the UFC 224 headliner in Rio …read more

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Nunes rocks Pennington with late knee to nose

Amanda Nunes took down Raquel Pennington in the fifth round of the UFC 224 headliner in Rio de Janeiro. …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2018, 5:46 am By
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Bader KO's Lawal in 15 seconds at Bellator 199

Light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader finished Muhammed Lawal just 15 seconds into Saturday night’s Bellator 199 main event to earn a spot in the semifinals of the Bellator Heavyweight World …read more

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Gastelum sneaks past Souza, makes case for title shot

Kelvin Gastelum weathered an early storm at UFC 224 on Saturday, defeating Jacare Souza by split decision. The win sets him up for a potential middleweight title fight later this …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Amanda Nunes defeats Raquel Pennington by TKO at UFC 224

Amanda Nunes defeats Raquel Pennington by TKO at UFC 224 …read more

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Irked Daley aims mid-fight tirade at TV analysts

Controlled on the ground for much of Saturday’s Bellator 199 fight against Jon Fitch, a frustrated Paul Daley expressed his disgust in the middle of Saturday night’s fight, yelling toward …read more

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Top UFC prospect Mackenzie Dern moves to 2-0, despite weight miss

Top UFC prospect Mackenzie Dern earned her seventh victory in as many professional fights by defeating Amanda Bobby Cooper by submission in the first round on Saturday in Rio de …read more

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Machida scores KO in Belfort's UFC curtain call

Lyoto Machida knocked out Vitor Belfort in the second round of their middleweight fight at UFC 224 on Saturday. Immediately after the bout, Belfort took off his gloves and placed …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2018, 3:16 am By
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MMA star Shevchenko checks out first NASCAR race

Instead of focusing her attention on UFC 224 Saturday night, top-ranked flyweight contender Valentina Shevchenko will be focusing on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. She’s serving as …read more

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Posted on May 12, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Diaz calls out GSP amid talk of potential fight

As talk of a potential showdown with Georges St-Pierre heats up, Nate Diaz took to social media Friday to bring up some history between GSP and his older brother, Nick, …read more

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Posted on May 12, 2018, 12:16 am By
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UFC 224 Cheat Sheet: Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington

A UFC bantamweight belt will be on the line Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro when Amanda Nunes takes on Raquel Pennington. Who will come out on top? Brett Okamoto …read more

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UFC cuts ties with featherweight Rodriguez

The UFC has released Mexican featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez from his exclusive contract, according to UFC president Dana White. …read more

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UFC staff robbed in Rio, no injuries reported

The UFC and several members of its staff were impacted by an armed robbery late Thursday evening in Rio de Janeiro, according to president Dana White. …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2018, 6:46 am By
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Alvarez-Poirier rematch set for UFC Fight Night

A lightweight rematch between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier is official to headline UFC Fight Night on July 28 in Calgary. …read more

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What it's like to fight in Brazil

Brazil is considered by many to be the modern birthplace of mixed martial arts. Here’s why fighting in that country — like at UFC 224 on Saturday night — is …read more

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Posted on May 10, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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UFC still working on Alvarez-Poirier rematch

UFC is still working on a rematch between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier, but it’s not a done deal. …read more

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Twenty-year veteran Vitor Belfort content with polarizing legacy

Vitor Belfort will be 41 years old when he takes on Lyoto Machida at UFC 224 on Saturday. The MMA legend looks back on his career and explains his post-fighting …read more

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Why GSP-Nate Diaz makes complete sense

The UFC is aiming for Nate Diaz’s return to the Octagon to be against legend Georges St-Pierre. Jeff Wagenheim writes why this isn’t as much of a mismatch as some …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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UFC eyes bout between St-Pierre, Diaz

UFC’s Dana White said the company is interested in putting together a fight between Georges St-Pierre and Nate Diaz. …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington statistical breakdown

There’s not much separation in overall striking statistics between bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and her challenger, Raquel Pennington. But the UFC 224 main event will be decided by whether they’re …read more

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UFC, ESPN+ reach multiyear deal for live fights

The UFC and ESPN+ have reached a multiyear media rights agreement that will result in 15 live “UFC on ESPN+ Fight Night” events per year. …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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UFC's Mendes returning from 2-year suspension

Former UFC title challenger Chad Mendes, who was suspended by the USADA in mid-2016 after testing positive for a banned substance, will make his return July 14 in a featherweight …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Raquel Pennington ready for Nunes, and possibly Cyborg

Raquel Pennington gets her title shot against Amanda Nunes in May, but the buildup to the fight’s announcement has been a bit frustrating, and confusing, for the bantamweight. …read more

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Ryan Bader looking for his storybook ending in 2018

Ryan Bader isn’t a natural heavyweight, but oddsmakers made him one of the favorites in Bellator MMA’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix. Will he take the first step and take care …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Nunes confident on potential bout vs. Cyborg

Amanda Nunes says a potential bout against Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be a “perfect fight” for her and is confident that UFC will make it happen “if things go right.” …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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Garcia, Dana White talking promotional contract

Mikey Garcia has been discussing a possible promotional deal with Dana White’s Zuffa Boxing, his brother, Robert Garcia, told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Golovkin is still aiming to make his mark

Gennady Golovkin isn’t getting his rematch with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, but he is still fighting. And a victory would be his 20th consecutive successful title defense, tying Bernard Hopkins …read more

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Posted on May 4, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Mackenzie Dern embracing spotlight ahead of UFC 224 in Brazil

Mackenzie Dern, one of MMA’s top prospects, will look to continue her early success against Amanda Cooper at UFC 224 next week in Rio de Janeiro. …read more

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Ex-Olympian Harrison sets June 21 MMA debut

Two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison to make her mixed martial arts debut on June 21 in Chicago. …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Jedrzejczyk-Torres set for July 28 UFC card

Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will meet Tecia Torres on July 28 in Calgary, according to UFC president Dana White. …read more

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Sources: UFC, Nate Diaz talking Aug. 4 return

Nate Diaz has discussed a possible return to the Octagon at UFC 227, sources tell ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Sources: Pettis-Chiesa rebooked for UFC 226

The Anthony Pettis-Michael Chiesa bout originally scheduled for April 7 has been rebooked for July 7, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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UFC sets dos Santos-Ivanov bout for July 14

A heavyweight bout between former champion Junior dos Santos and Blagoy Ivanov is scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night on July 14 in Boise, Idaho. …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Fighting words not yet connecting on Fedor for Chael Sonnen

After Fedor Emelianenko advanced in the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix on Saturday, he went face to face with his next opponent, Chael Sonnen, who uncharacteristically had little to say. …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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Tavares-Adesanya added to Ultimate Fighter

Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya will battle in The Ultimate Fighter July 6 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Tied to Trump, Emelianenko questioned by FBI

A Russian mixed martial arts fighter who has connections with President Donald Trump, the president’s personal attorney Michael Cohen and Russian President Vladimir Putin was questioned this week by the …read more

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Fedor KOs Mir in 48 seconds, gets Sonnen next

Fedor Emelianenko crushed Frank Mir with a short left uppercut to the chin and walked away with a first-round TKO win just 48 seconds into Saturday’s fight. He advances to …read more

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Posted on April 29, 2018, 4:46 am By
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Fedor Emelianenko defeats Frank Mir by first-round TKO

Fedor Emelianenko stunned Frank Mir with a short left and finished with strikes on the ground to claim the victory on Saturday night. …read more

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Dillon Danis wins pro debut with first-round submission at Bellator 198

Top prospect Dillon Danis earned a submisison victory against Kyle Walker in his pro debut on Saturday night in Chicago. …read more

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Sources: Borg withdraws vs. Moreno due to ill son

With his son undergoing two brain surgeries this week, UFC flyweight Ray Borg has withdrawn from his bout with Brandon Moreno on May 19, sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday. …read more

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Dillon Danis not lacking confidence heading into MMA debut

Dillon Danis, a training partner with Conor McGregor, shares the same brashness of the former UFC champion. Making his professional debut on Saturday in Chicago, Danis hopes the results are …read more

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Report: Aldo to fight Stephens July 28

Former champion Jose Aldo will battle Jeremy Stephens as the co-headline bout at UFC Fight Night on July 28 in Calgary according to a report. …read more

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Maia to face Usman on short notice in Santiago

Demian Maia will fight Kamaru Usman in the main event of UFC Fight Night on May 19 in Santiago, Chile, the promotion said Thursday. …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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Is Fedor Emelianenko the best ever?

Fedor Emelianenko will go down as one of the most accomplished mixed martial artists of all-time. Was he the best to ever put the gloves on? Our panel debates. …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Newell, missing part of arm, to get UFC chance

Nick Newell, a professional fighter who was born with a congenital amputation, will get a shot at a UFC contract this summer. …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Frank Mir, Fedor Emelianenko, and a true legacy fight

Frank Mir discusses why a bout with MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko — finally taking place Saturday in Chicago — has been on his mind for more than a decade. …read more

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Leslie Smith plans legal action against UFC

Leslie Smith plans legal action against UFC after the company ended their relationship. …read more

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Junior dos Santos frustrated with lengthy USADA sanctions process

A tainted legal substance and frustrating USADA situation has cost Junior dos Santos some significant time. Now, with his suspension over, he’s ready to keep fighting. …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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USADA clears 3 fighters, including dos Santos

Three UFC fighters have been cleared to fight after the USADA linked several failed drug tests to pharmacies in Brazil. …read more

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Rua to fight Oezdemir in Hamburg July 22

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and former title challenger Volkan Oezdemir will fight in Hamburg on July 22. …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Lee defeats Barboza via TKO, calls out Khabib

Former interim title challenger Kevin Lee turned in one of the best performances of his career Saturday night in Atlantic City, defeating Edson Barboza via TKO at 2:18 of the …read more

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Kevin Lee dominates Edson Barboza, winning by unanimous decision

Kevin Lee controlled the matchup from the start, defeating Edson Barboza in brutal fashion. …read more

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Edgar rebounds with decision win vs. Swanson

Just seven weeks after suffering the first knockout loss of his career, former UFC champion Frankie Edgar bounced back with a key unanimous decision win over Cub Swanson on Saturday …read more

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Frankie Edgar defeats Cub Swanson by unanimous decision

Frankie Edgar bounces back from a KO loss to defeat Cub Swanson in Atlantic City on Saturday night. …read more

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Sources: Ex-NFLer Hardy sets pro MMA debut

Greg Hardy has booked a heavyweight fight on June 12, on the “Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series,” sources said. It will mark Hardy’s professional MMA debut. …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Holloway to defend title vs. Ortega at UFC 226

Featherweight champion Max Holloway will be looking to defend his title for the second time when he meets Brian Ortega at UFC 226 on July 7 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Ngannou-Lewis in works for UFC 226 in Vegas

Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis are close to completing a deal for a heavyweight fight in UFC 226 on July 7 in Las Vegas, sources say. …read more

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UFC signs Gustafsson to multifight deal

Two-time UFC title challenger Alexander Gustafsson has signed a new multifight deal with the promotion and expects his next fight to take place “very soon.” …read more

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What quick turnarounds mean for MMA fighters

Frankie Edgar will fight on Saturday night just 49 days after being brutally knocked out by Brian Ortega at UFC 222. Does the quick turnaround make sense? We looked at …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Cormier to coach high school wrestling team

Looking to help his son’s wrestling career, as well as the careers of high school wrestlers, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has accepted the head coaching job at Gilroy …read more

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Kevin Lee discusses first camp without head coach, lightweight title picture

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee, who fights Edson Barboza on Saturday night, is motivated by carrying on the legacy of his former coach who passed away in December. …read more

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Welterweights Perry, Medeiros set for UFC 226

Mike Perry and Yancy Medeiros will be looking to get back on track when the welterweights meet as part of the UFC 226 card on July 7. Medeiros lost to …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2018, 12:16 am By
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What's next for the UFC's lightweight division?

Dustin Poirier’s thrilling TKO win against Justin Gaethje on Saturday night created even more madness in the UFC’s lightweight division. Is he ready for a title shot? What’s next for …read more

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Poirier KOs Gaethje in thriller, calls out Khabib

In a four-round classic, a battered Dustin Poirier withstood Justin Gaethje’s relentless attack before rallying to score a brutal stoppage win in Saturday’s UFC main event. Afterward, he called for …read more

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Dustin Poirier knocks out Justin Gaethje in fourth round

Dustin Poirier improves to 23-5 after defeating Justin Gaethje in Glendale, Arizona on Saturday night. …read more

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UFC's Gaethje believes Alvarez loss cost him title fight

Justin Gaethje believes he would have fought Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight championship if not for his most recent loss. He doesn’t plan on making it two in a row. …read more

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Alvarez on Khabib: 'Defensively, he looked terrible'

Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov looked unbeatable against Al Iaquinta. But Eddie Alvarez, who hopes to fight for the title next, wasn’t impressed. …read more

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CM Punk to make second UFC appearance

Former WWE star CM Punk will make his second UFC appearance on June 9 in Chicago. …read more

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UFC's Poirier using newfound fame to improve lives in hometown

UFC lightweight title contender Dustin Poirier has recently been auctioning off his worn fight kits to benefit those in need in Lafayette, Louisiana. Here’s a closer look at what his …read more

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Sources: Holm-Anderson bout added to UFC 225

Holly Holm and Megan Anderson will fight at UFC 225 on June 9 in Chicago, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Mayweather in the cage? Not crazy at all

After nearly 20 years of covering Floyd Mayweather’s career, Dan Rafael has learned his lesson. Never underestimate the best boxer of his generation. That’s why he believes a fight against …read more

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Women's P4P rankings: Namajunas makes a move

Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas climbed a few spots after her rematch victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223. …read more

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P4P rankings: Nurmagomedov moves up after dominating victory

Demetrious Johnson remains the pound-for-pound king, but Khabib Nurmagomedov is moving up in the rankings after his impressive victory over Al Iaquinta at UFC 223. …read more

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What's next for Khabib Nurmagomedov and other UFC 223 fighters?

UFC 223 provided a glimpse of the future, as Khabib Nurmagomedov and Rose Namajunas both impressed in wins. Who should they — and other fighters from that card — face …read more

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Freire to defend Bellator title against Weichel

Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire will defend his title against Daniel Weichel at a July 14 event in Rome, his first defense since he reclaimed the belt a year …read more

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If Nick Diaz returns to the UFC, he should fight...

UFC welterweight Nick Diaz could return to the Octagon as soon as next month. If he chooses to fight again, who should it be against? Our panel gave their picks. …read more

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VanZant says she was sexually assaulted at 14

UFC fighter Paige VanZant, now 24, says in her book that she was sexually assaulted when she was 14, was constantly bullied in high school and that MMA “saved my …read more

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