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Stats indicate a possible one-sided battle if Moicano-Jung is a slugfest

Striking precision appears to be the key factor when Renato Moicano and Chan Sung Jung meet in the UFC Fight Night main event on Saturday. …read more

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Best Athlete in a Sport: A crowded field

Let your voice be heard and then tune in to The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One on July 10 on ABC! …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Best Play in Sports: Bracket-style

Let your voice be heard and then tune in to The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One on July 10 on ABC! …read more

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Best Performance: Upsets, records and more

Let your voice be heard and then tune in to The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One on July 10 on ABC! …read more

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Best Viral Moment: Ingram, Tucker, Ohashi or Sister Mary Jo

Let your voice be heard and then tune in to The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One on July 10 on ABC! …read more

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De Castro, Soriano earn UFC contracts at Contenders Series

Heavyweight Yorgan De Castro and middleweight Punahele Soriano — both unbeaten — were awarded UFC deals after victories in the season opener of Dana White’s Contender Series. …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Sources: Shevchenko-Carmouche rematch set

Valentina Shevchenko’s second title defense will come Aug. 10 against Liz Carmouche — one of only two women she has lost to in her MMA career — sources told ESPN. …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series: Premiers tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN+

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Dana White's Contender Series: Premiers tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN+

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Alton Meeks' Olympic dreams ended in a car wreck, but the UFC offers a new path

Meeks was set to join the U.S. Army and pursue his Olympic wrestling dreams, until a car accident changed the course of his life. …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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James Gallagher: MMA will soon be all about me

Ahead of Bellator London this weekend, Conor McGregor’s teammate and rising star James Gallagher sets his sights on getting to the top of MMA. …read more

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McGregor's coach confident star returns in 2019, prefers Diaz next

Coach John Kavanagh spoke about Conor McGregor’s possible return to the cage. Here are his comments, plus the best moments from the latest episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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20 MMA thoughts, including how Chael Sonnen became 'The Bad Guy'

Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the retirement of Chael Sonnen, including when he developed his famed persona, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Monday’s show. …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Five Rounds: How will Chael Sonnen be remembered?

Chael Sonnen retired after 49 professional fights. How will he be remembered? Our panel answers that — and more — after Bellator 222. …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 7:16 am By
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Fedor signs 'retirement tour' deal with Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko, widely considered one of the best fighters in MMA history, has signed a multi-fight extension with Bellator, with promotion president Scott Coker calling it Emelianenko’s “retirement tour.” …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 6:46 am By
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MacDonald beats Gracie, will face Lima next

Rory MacDonald earned a unanimous decision over Neiman Gracie in Friday’s welterweight championship main event of Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden. MacDonald will face Douglas Lima next in the …read more

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Sonnen retires from MMA after loss to Machida

Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from MMA on Friday night after he suffered a brutal second-round TKO loss to former UFC champion Lyoto Machida at Bellator 222. …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Rizin bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi adds Bellator belt

Kyoji Horiguchi adds the Bellator belt to his collection as part of a Bellator 222 undercard featuring another fall by one prospect, Aaron Pico, and a strong outing by another, …read more

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Tiller, Goltsov, Ataev and Sordi stand out at PFL 3 after stoppage wins

On a night when decision wins were the standard, stoppages by Kelvin Tiller, Denis Goltsov, Bozigit Ataev and Emiliano Sordi at PFL 3 made those fighters the early standouts in …read more

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What we learned from PFL 3: Tiller's triumph, Magalhaes' stumble and more

Breaking down the biggest questions of PFL 3, from Kelvin Tiller’s big win, to Vinny Magalhaes’ performance at the end of the night, to Ronny Markes prospects after missing weight. …read more

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Dos Anjos-Edwards to headline UFC San Antonio

Rafael dos Anjos will meet Leon Edwards in a welterweight main event of UFC San Antonio on July 20. …read more

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Bellator 222: Time for MacDonald to show he has fight left in him

Rory MacDonald faces questions as he defends his Bellator welterweight championship on Friday against Neiman Gracie, headlining a big show at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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False start to flashes of a star: Has Aaron Pico learned how to fight?

Aaron Pico was once considered the best prospect in MMA. Then he lost his debut in 24 seconds. Returning to the site of his first loss, Pico details his plan …read more

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Posted on June 13, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Ariel & The Bad Guy: Who can challenge Valentina Shevchenko at 125?

Valentina Shevchenko’s KO of No. 1 contender Jessica Eye was the latest display of dominance by the women’s flyweight champ. So, is there anyone in the division who can give …read more

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Bantamweight division gets shakeup from Cejudo, Sterling and Yan

Henry Cejudo added the UFC bantamweight championship to his flyweight title on June 8, the same night Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan made their moves toward the top. …read more

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Pound-for-pound rankings: Notable moves up, but not by new double champ

Henry Cejudo now owns two UFC belts, but the top of the men’s top 10 is so clogged that he’s not among those making big moves in the pound-for-pound MMA …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Khabib: McGregor doesn't deserve a rematch

Khabib Nurmagomedov said Wednesday that Conor McGregor doesn’t deserve a rematch for the UFC lightweight title. …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Bellator, Rizin proving cross-promotion healthy in MMA

Bellator’s Darrion Caldwell and Rizin’s Kyoji Horiguchi will square off on Friday night inside Madison Square Garden. Is this a one-off or could it become the norm? …read more

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Is Zhang the right choice for Andrade's first title defense?

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade will defend her belt against Weili Zhang in August. Was this the best option for her? …read more

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UFC fighter sues after crane collapses into home

UFC fighter Macy Chiasson lost her Dallas home when a crane working on an adjacent building collapsed onto her complex. She is filing a lawsuit against the apartment complex owners …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Sources: Andrade-Zhang match being finalized

While contracts have yet to be signed, the UFC is close to finalizing a strawweight title fight between Jessica Andrade and Weili Zhang, multiple sources tell ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. …read more

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Cerrone: No broken orbital, wants Ferguson again

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone says he does not have a broken eye orbital as a result of Saturday’s loss to Tony Ferguson at UFC 238. …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Lamas suffered broken jaw in loss to Kattar

Ricardo suffered a broken jaw when he was knocked out by Calvin Kattar in UFC 238. …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Former MMA champ Khalidov detained in Poland

Mamed Khalidov, a Chechen-born fighter who won the light-heavyweight MMA title in 2009 and the middleweight title in 2015, has been detained in Poland. …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen at 42: 'I'm going to keep going until I fulfill my promise'

Retirement isn’t on the mind of Bellator’s Chael Sonnen, who said he still intends to become a world champion, fulfilling a promise he made to his father. …read more

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UFC prospect Dern gives birth to first child, a girl

Mackenzie Dern, a top UFC prospect, gave birth Sunday, she announced Monday on social media. …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Waterson says Suarez is 'not ready for a championship fight'

UFC strawweight contender Michelle Waterson makes her case for a shot at the title, plus the best moments from the latest episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Cejudo ankle injury nearly derailed Moraes bout

Newly crowned, two-division champion Henry Cejudo says a fight-week ankle injury nearly forced him to pull out of his UFC 238 showdown with Marlon Moraes. …read more

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Soon-to-be free agent Cyborg will test market

Cris “Cyborg” Justino says she looks forward to testing the free-agent market when her contract with the UFC runs out following her next fight. …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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23 MMA thoughts, including how Cejudo's run almost never was

Ariel Helwani shares a story on how two–division champ Henry Cejudo nearly ended his career five years ago, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Monday’s show. …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Which of his two title belts will Henry Cejudo defend first?

Henry Cejudo won a second championship on Saturday. What is in his immediate future, and what’s in store for Valentina Shevchenko, Tony Ferguson and others from UFC 238? …read more

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The title shot must be next for Tony Ferguson

There was a bit of a mystery surrounding Tony Ferguson entering UFC 238, but it was clear exiting it that he needs to be the man to face the winner …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Making sense of Ferguson's bizarre TKO win over Cerrone

The back-and-forth fight between Donald Cerrone and Tony Ferguson at UFC 238 ended in controversy after the second round. How did this happen? …read more

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Five Rounds: Did Henry Cejudo save the flyweight division?

What does Henry Cejudo’s second title win mean for the flyweights, who’s next at bantamweight and what’s the best fight for Tony Ferguson? That, and more, as our panel answers …read more

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Cejudo adds another belt with TKO of Moraes

Henry Cejudo has added the UFC bantamweight title to his growing collection after stopping Marlon Moraes via third-round TKO Saturday night in the UFC 238 co-main event. …read more

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Sterling defeats Munhoz by decision, calls for bantamweight title shot

Aljamain Sterling had the performance of his career, defeating Pedro Munhoz by decision at UFC 238 on Saturday. He then called for a title shot. …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Live updates and analysis from UFC 238: Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Moraes (PPV)

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Shevchenko KO's Eye with head kick to keep title

Valentina Shevchenko knocked out challenger Jessica Eye with a left head kick 26 seconds into the second round Saturday night in Chicago to retain the UFC women’s flyweight title. …read more

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Ferguson defeats Cerrone via controversial TKO

Tony Ferguson defeated Donald Cerrone by second-round TKO Saturday night at UFC 238 when it was ruled by ringside doctors that Cerrone could not continue due to a swollen right …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2019, 4:46 am By
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Fighters react to Ferguson-Cerrone stoppage at UFC 238

UFC fighters give their instant reaction to the UFC 238 fight between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone and the stoppage that happened at the end of the second round. …read more

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Weidman says he's moving to light heavyweight

Chris Weidman is moving up from middleweight to light heavyweight and plans to return from injury around October. …read more

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Posted on June 8, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Cejudo faces Moraes for the bantamweight belt

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Posted on June 8, 2019, 4:46 am By
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Family sues over heavyweight Hague's '17 death

Tim Hague, who spent a decade as an MMA fighter, died two days after suffering a brain hemorrhage in an MMA-boxing hybrid “Super Boxing” event. …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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All fighters make weight for UFC 238 in Chicago

UFC 238 headliners all make weight ahead of Saturday’s card in Chicago. …read more

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PFL 5 matchups announced for July 25 card

Lightweight and featherweight matchups have been announced for PFL 5 which will take place July 25 in Atlantic City. …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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UFC 238 preview: Henry Cejudo's spotlight could grow twice as big

The men’s bantamweights take center stage at UFC 238, a dominant women’s flyweight champion will be put to the test, and then there’s Cerrone-Ferguson. …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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PFL 3 Recap: Emiliano Sordi wins by 2nd-round TKO vs. Vinny Magalhaes

The Professional Fighters League closes out its first round of fights at PFL 3 as light heavyweights (including Season 1 runner-up Vinny Magalhaes) and heavyweights step in the cage. …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Live PFL 3 recap and reactions: Heavyweights and light heavyweights take the stage

The Professional Fighters League closes out its first round of fights at PFL 3 as light heavyweights (including Season 1 runner-up Vinny Magalhaes) and heavyweights step in the cage. …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 12:17 am By
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Andrade: 'I kept my cool' during carjacking

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade said she could’ve used self-defense against someone unarmed, “but when he has a gun, don’t put your life at risk.” …read more

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Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold

Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating everyone in her …read more

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Posted on June 6, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Lineker steps in for Stamann, to fight Font again

John Lineker will replace the injured Cody Stamann on short notice and fight Rob Font in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night in Greenville, South Carolina, on June 22. …read more

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Ferguson: Family reunited ahead of UFC return

UFC lightweight start Tony Ferguson told ESPN’s Marc Raimondi and Brett Okamoto on Wednesday that the personal issues that sidelined him from competition have been resolved and that his family …read more

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The MMA Reporters: Episode 21

Ariel Helwani is joined by Marc Raimondi to preview this weekend’s UFC 238 card and much more. …read more

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The MMA Reporters: Episode 21

Ariel Helwani is joined by Marc Raimondi to preview this weekend’s UFC 238 card and much more. …read more

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A million -- and one -- reasons for Jordan Johnson's move to PFL

Johnson is an undefeated MMA prospect who left the UFC in search of redemption. Will he find it in the PFL? …read more

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Tempo could be the key factor in Ferguson-Cerrone clash

Veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone will need to find a counter for Tony Ferguson’s typical relentless attack at UFC 238 on Saturday night. …read more

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UFC 238 bantamweight 'tournament' will shape division in 2019 and beyond

UFC 238 features three key matchups in the bantamweight division that make the card feel like a bit of a throwback to the UFC’s former tournament format. …read more

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The remarkable comeback story of UFC fighter Jessica Eye

Eye is a prohibitive underdog in her flyweight title bout against Valentina Shevchenko. But Eye has grappled with far worse just to make it back to the ring. …read more

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Five things to watch at PFL 3

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Cowboy Cerrone's wild ride at BMF Ranch filled with danger, and Danger

Behind the scenes at Cowboy Cerrone’s BMF Ranch. …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Cowboy Cerrone's wild ride at BMF Ranch filled with danger, and Danger

Behind the scenes at Cowboy Cerrone’s BMF Ranch. …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Sources: Rawlings returns to MMA with Bellator

Bec Rawlings is returning to MMA as a flyweight after going 3-0 in bareknuckle fighting. …read more

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White: Khabib's next fight vs. Poirier on Sept. 7

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his title on the line against Dustin Poirier Sept. 7. …read more

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Walker medically cleared after shoulder surgery

UFC light heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker is looking to return to the octagon in September according to his manager Lucas Lutkus. …read more

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Manuwa retires following fourth straight loss

Jimi Manuwa got off to a 15-1 start in his professional career, but after losing his last four bouts, the former UFC light heavyweight title contender announced his retirement from …read more

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Pedro Munhoz has learned to balance passion for fighting with inner peace

Pedro Munhoz’s first fight wasn’t in an Octagon, but a bar in Brazil against his cousins. Fighting is in his blood and finding a balance hasn’t been easy. …read more

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How Blagoy Ivanov cheated death to become a UFC contender

Nearly stabbed to death seven years ago, Blagoy Ivanov will face Tai Tuivasa on Saturday on the main card of UFC 238. Here’s his story of a second life. …read more

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Diaz not interested in trilogy fight with McGregor

Diaz said he is interested in fighting winners and McGregor lost his last fight. …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Nate Diaz on moving on from lightweight: 'I'm the king of that division'

Nate Diaz joined Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show on Monday for his first interview in more than two years. Here’s what he had to say. …read more

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'King Mo,' former Strikeforce titlist, retiring

“King Mo” Lawal, a former titlist in Strikeforce, has decided to retire from mixed martial arts after three straight losses and numerous injuries. …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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VanZant to have surgery after reinjuring arm

UFC flyweight Paige VanZant has reinjured the arm she broke in January and will undergo surgery. …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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VanZant to have surgery after re-injuring arm

UFC flyweight Paige VanZant has re-injured the arm she broke in January and will undergo surgery. …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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21 MMA thoughts, including the return of Nate Diaz

Ariel Helwani looks back at UFC Fight Night in Stockholm, Sweden and discusses Monday’s show, which includes the first interview with Nate Diaz in more than two years. …read more

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Wrestling allowed Aljamain Sterling to make his own path

Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn’t look back after being introduced to wrestling in high school, gaining the discipline …read more

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Spurred by wrestling, Aljamain Sterling overcame trying upbringing to become a success

Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn’t look back after being introduced to wrestling in high school, gaining the discipline …read more

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Gustafsson's legacy more than just being the bridesmaid and never the bride

Alexander Gustafsson lost all three of his title fights, but he should be remembered for his class and consistency as he regularly took on the UFC’s top light heavyweights. …read more

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Gustafsson retires after submission loss to Smith

Alexander Gustafsson took off his gloves and left them in the Octagon after losing to Anthony Smith via rear-naked choke submission at 2:38 of the fourth round in the main …read more

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Rakic flattens Manuwa with savage head kick for 12th straight win

Aleksandar Rakic steals the show in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday, knocking out Jimi Manuwa with a head kick just 42 seconds into their co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson …read more

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Live results: UFC Fight Night Gustafsson vs. Smith undercard

Prior to Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith stepping into the Octagon for today’s UFC Fight Night main event in Stockholm, Sweden, there are 11 other fights at the Ericsson Globe. …read more

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Lee's husband arrested, extradited to Louisiana

The husband of UFC fighter Andrea Lee was recently arrested after nine months on the run from police, ESPN confirmed with law enforcement officials. Donald Aaron faces charges of domestic …read more

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Gustafsson and Smith fighting to prove something ... to themselves

Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith have three things in common: Their last fight was against Jon Jones; they both had disappointing performances; they have a chance at redemption when they …read more

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Gustafsson, Smith make weight for Stockholm

Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith both made weight Friday morning for their light heavyweight main event fight, scheduled for Saturday at UFC Stockholm. …read more

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UFC titlist Andrade carjacked at gunpoint

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and her wife were carjacked at gunpoint Wednesday in Brazil. …read more

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Latifi off UFC Stockholm card with back injury

A back injury has forced Ilir Latifi to pull out of his light heavyweight match against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Stockholm which was scheduled for Saturday. …read more

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Nick Newell is back, once again fighting for his UFC dream

Nick Newell, who came up short in his bid to win a UFC contract last year, returns to competition on Friday. The congenital amputee is fighting in a regional promotion …read more

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'It was a big confidence shaker': What a loss to Jon Jones can do to a fighter

Both fighters in Saturday’s UFC main event are coming off a loss to the incomparable Jon Jones. To get a glimpse at what might be going through the minds of …read more

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Ariel & The Bad Guy: Is a Ricky Simon matchup the right one for Urijah Faber?

Instead of taking on lower-level competition in his UFC return, 40-year-old Urijah Faber will challenge rising prospect Ricky Simon on July 13. Is this a wise matchup for Faber? …read more

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Sources: UFC finalizing de Randamie-Ladd bout

Germaine de Randamie and Aspen Ladd have verbally agreed to a five-round main-event bout for UFC Fight Night on July 13 in Sacramento, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Cyborg finalizing UFC 240 bout with Spencer

Cris Cyborg’s first fight since her knockout loss to Amanda Nunes is close to being finalized, with the UFC formally offering a non-title bout to her and former Invicta champ …read more

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Jimi Manuwa willing to mortgage record for highlight-reel wars

Jimi Manuwa, once a top UFC light heavyweight contender, explains his new mindset to focus on exciting fights rather than results. …read more

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