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Bloody Elbow DVD Review - Flower Power by Malachy Friedman

ATT Jiu-Jitsu coach Malachy Friedman is back with some big twists on a classic sequence. American Top Team Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coach Malachy Friedman released his D’Arce Killer DVD some …read more

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Don’t Believe The Hype!

After plenty of back-and-forth between Derek Brunson and Israel Adesanya, the two talented Middleweights were booked to face off at the upcoming UFC 230 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Nov. 3, …read more

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Nelson vs. Kharitonov, ‘Baby Slice’ lightweight debut booked for Bellator 207

Heavyweights will rule the day at Bellator 207.
A co-main event bout between veterans Roy Nelson (23-15) and Sergei Kharitonov (27-6, 1 NC) has been booked for the Oct. 12 show …read more

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Frankie Edgar talks motivation, legacy and upcoming fight against ‘The Korean Zombie’

The year 2018 didn’t start out great for former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.In March, his long-awaited bout against Max Holloway for the featherweight crown was cancelled for the second …read more

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Report: Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick added to UFC 229 in Las Vegas

The lineup for what the UFC is expecting to be the biggest pay-per-view in its history continues to grow.
A lightweight fight between Scott Holtzman (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Brazil’s …read more

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Jon Jones Tested by USADA for the First Time This Year

Jon Jones has been tested by USADA for the first time in 2018. Jones’s name has appeared in the Athlete Test History section of USADA’s official website, with the lone …read more

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Colby: Tyron Won’t Have Jones, Conor To Help UFC 228 Sales

After Colby Covington had to withdraw from consideration to face Tyron Woodley for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight title at UFC 228 on Sept. 8, 2018, Darren Till got …read more

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Covington slams ‘piece of sh-t’ Darren Till for comments about family

“I’m gonna [expletive] go slap that little kid, and [expletive] make him sorry for being a piece of sh-t.” UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington didn’t take kindly to Darren …read more

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Kongo vs. Johnson Added to Bellator 208 Lineup; ‘Baby Slice’ to Compete at Bellator 207

The cards for Bellator’s doubleheader weekend in October continue to grow. …read more

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Scott Coker Recalls The Time he Thought Rory MacDonald Was Nuts

Bellator president Scott Coker recalls thinking Rory MacDonald was out of his mind. MacDonald is the current Bellator welterweight champion. He captured the gold via unanimous decision in a hard-fought …read more

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Smith, Rountree Aren’t Brazilian Enough To Face Manuwa

After news broke that Glover Teixeira had been forced out of his Light Heavyweight showdown against Jimi Manuwa, which was set to headline UFC Fight Night 137 on Sept. 22, …read more

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James Gallagher: I'm fighting 'clown' Darrion Caldwell in Dublin 'whether he likes it or not'

James Gallagher has every intention of fighting for the bantamweight title after Bellator 204. And he said champion Darrion Caldwell will have to come into enemy territory to do it.
Gallagher …read more

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Usman has ‘malicious intent’ to hurt Covington inside the cage

Kamaru Usman has made things a little more personal between him and Colby Covington. Top welterweight fighters Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington have been ribbing at each other for …read more

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Video: Thales Leites to retire after UFC Sao Paulo: ‘My mind and my body says me it’s enough’

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilUFC middleweight Thales Leites explains why he decided to retire from the sport after his Sept. 22 bout with Hector Lombard at UFC Sao Paulo, …read more

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Anderson Silva eyes 2019 return, ‘absolutely’ interested in Georges St-Pierre fight

If you thought that ‘The Spider’ was done when it came to MMA…then you better think again. The once middleweight king still has some fight left.
After Anderson Silva received his …read more

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Bellator 204's Logan Storley fine being called Brock Lesnar's protege

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Logan Storley doesn’t mind being called a protege of Brock Lesnar. It’s the truth.
Between the ages of 15 and 17, Storley (8-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) got …read more

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Alex Hernandez: Islam Makhachev Is Not On My Radar

Alex Hernandez is one of the brightest standouts in arguably the deepest division in the UFC, the lightweight division. Getting off to a hot 2-0 start, with a first-round KO …read more

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PFL 6 weigh-in results: Ray Cooper III, Pavlo Kusch official for main event

The weigh-ins are in the books for PFL 6, and a dozen fights are official for Thursday in New Jersey.
PFL 6 takes place Thursday at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic …read more

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Ben Henderson vs Saad Awad booked for Bellator 208 in Uniondale

Bellator 208 goes down at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., on Oct. 13, 2018, the second of back-to-back events on the same weekend that features the semifinal match up in …read more

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Heavy Hands: Why cut weight in MMA?

Connor Ruebusch and Phil Mackenzie talk about the practice of weight cutting, how it shows up in the cage, and who should/shouldn’t be doing so much of it. The latest …read more

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Watch Anthony Smith Drop Rashad Evans with Knee to the Face in UFC KO of the Week

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Anthony Smith knocked out the former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans quickly at UFC 225 in Chicago in June. The bout kicked off what is already an impressive …read more

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All Fighters on Weight for Professional Fighters League 6

Professional Fighters League has successfully created a niche identity for itself amidst a mixed martial arts promotion industry dominated by a corporate titan. …read more

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Mickey Gall: Mike Jackson Does Not Belong in the UFC

Mickey Gall may have predicted CM Punk would defeat Mike Jackson at UFC 225 in Chicago, but he was not surprised at the outcome. After walking back his prediction that …read more

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5 reasons to watch PFL 6: Will Ray Cooper III blast his way into playoffs?

Ray Cooper III headlined the PFL 3 card in July, but it’s safe to say that most fans were interested in Cooper’s opponent at that event.
Cooper faced two-time WSOF title …read more

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Scott Coker details phone conversation that made him think Rory MacDonald was ‘nuts’

Rory MacDonald was an absolute mess back in January after his Bellator welterweight title fight against Douglas Lima.
MacDonald won to capture the belt by unanimous decision, but he left the …read more

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Carla Esparza Relying on Experience Against Tatiana Suarez at UFC 228

Carla Esparza believes her experience will play a factor in her bout with Tatiana Suarez. Esparza is coming off a split decision loss to Claudia Gadelha back in June. She …read more

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Brunson calls fight with Adesanya 'a step down'

Middleweight contender Israel Adesanya has been on a tear since joining the UFC last year. Derek Brunson, his next opponent, isn’t too impressed. …read more

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McGregor Loves Mexicans, Nom-Nom Baby Gloves

Sounds like someone had too much Tequila.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, is gearing up for his mixed martial arts (MMA) return at the upcoming UFC 229 …read more

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Thiago Santos takes dig at Jimi Manuwa for allegedly turning down fight

Just days after it was announced that the UFC’s September 22 return to Sao Paulo, Brazil would be headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Jimi Manuwa and Glover Teixeira, …read more

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Silva: ‘Everybody in this sport’ would like to see me fight GSP

Anderson Silva is ‘absolutely’ interested in a fight with Georges St-Pierre. It might not be the superfight it once was, but a bout between UFC legends Anderson Silva and Georges …read more

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Bellator 207 Co-Main Event Set with Roy Nelson-Sergei Kharitonov Heavyweight Tilt

Bellator 207 has its co-headliner, as Roy Nelson will square off against Sergei Kharitonov in a heavyweight duel. …read more

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Bellator 204's A.J. Matthews wants to make a name in one division after bouncing around

A.J. Matthews has spent most of his recent career jumping between weight classes while struggling to gain traction. He hopes a Bellator 204 win over Logan Storley will be the …read more

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Police: Arrest Warrant ‘Forthcoming’ For Andrea Lee’s Husband on Domestic Violence Charges

UFC fighter Andrea Lee’s husband Donny Aaron has an arrest warrant ‘forthcoming’ for a domestic violence incident that took place at their home on the morning of Aug. 5. Shreveport, …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Warrant to be issued for Donny Aaron, Andrea Lee's husband, after alleged domestic abuse

Donny Aaron, husband of UFC women’s flyweight Andrea Lee, faces an arrest warrant after being accused of domestic abuse.
Lee’s friend, MMA fighter Andy Nguyen, called police and filed a report …read more

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Show the ART: Finishers 6 full results and video

Keith Krikorian takes home $2,500 and the 155-pound tournament title Competitive grappling was once again center stage on Sunday as Show the ART presented Finishers 6 from Lyndhurst, New Jersey. …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Khalil Rountree, Thiago Santos among possibilities to replace Glover Teixeira against Jimi Manuwa

Just days after it was announced that the UFC’s September 22 return to Sao Paulo, Brazil would be headlined by a light heavyweight contender bout between England’s Jimi Manuwa and …read more

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Teixeira Eyes Surgery Following UFC Sao Paulo Pullout

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to replace Glover Teixeira in the upcoming UFC Fight Night 137 main event after the Brazilian blew out his shoulder and was forced to …read more

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Colby Covington Predicts Low UFC 228 Buyrate

Colby Covington predicts that UFC 228 will fail to generate any buzz. Covington will not be in a title unification bout on Sept. 8 at UFC 228. “Chaos” won the …read more

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UFC Fighter Andrea Lee’s Husband Has Warrant ‘Forthcoming’ for Domestic Violence Incident

Andrea Lee’s husband Donny Aaron has a ‘forthcoming’ warrant for his arrest in connection with a domestic violence incident that took place in the early morning hours on Aug. 5.
Police …read more

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Jimi Manuwa Reportedly Turns Down Bout With Thiago Santos

Jimi Manuwa’s replacement opponent for UFC Sao Paulo may not be Thiago Santos. Manuwa was scheduled to take on Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Sao Paulo on …read more

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Yoshitaka Naito and Joshua Pacio Booked for ONE Strawweight Title Rematch

Yoshitaka Naito has been handed another rematch by ONE Championship. The strawweight champion will defend his title against Joshua Pacio on Sept. 22 in Jakarta.
That fight headlines ONE: Conquest of …read more

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The Road to UFC 229: Khabib's run of lightweight dominance

Finally wearing the UFC lightweight crown he has chased for years, unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov is on top of the world right now, and he’s ready to defend that title against …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Police to issue warrant for husband of UFC's Lee

The husband of UFC fighter Andrea Lee is facing potential charges of false imprisonment and domestic battery, stemming from an alleged incident on Aug. 5. …read more

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Out of UFC Sao Paulo, Glover Teixeira believes he needs surgery for injured shoulder

Glover Teixeira is out of the UFC Sao Paulo main event bout with Jimi Manuwa, and it looks like he needs to go under the knife.
The one-time UFC light heavyweight …read more

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UFC’s Andrea Lee allegedly assaulted by husband Donny Aaron

A police report detailed the allegation of domestic abuse. Just a few months removed from coming under fire for defending her husband’s Aryan-inspired tattoo choices (swastika, SS), UFC flyweight Andrea …read more

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MMA pay structure makes Oscar De La Hoya 'sick,' but which end of the spectrum will 'Golden Boy' seek to improve?

Oscar De La Hoya is really doing this MMA thing. Golden Boy Promotions, of which De La Hoya is CEO, has picked out a date, filed an application with the …read more

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Donny Aaron, Husband of UFC Fighter Andrea Lee, Faces Domestic Violence Charges

Donny Aaron, the husband of UFC flyweight Andrea Lee, is facing charges of false imprisonment and domestic violence battery stemming from an incident that occurred earlier this month. …read more

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Report: ‘KGB’ Lee Allegedly Assaulted By Husband/Trainer

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Flyweight, Andrea Lee, was allegedly the victim of a recent domestic assault at the hands of her husband and coach, Donny Aaron, according to My …read more

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Anthony Smith volunteers to fight Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 137

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Surging UFC light heavyweight Anthony Smith won’t let a current booking spoil a chance to save the day.
Smith (29-13 MMA, 6-3 UFC) today volunteered …read more

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Wilson Reis vs. Ben Nguyen in the works for UFC Adelaide

Flyweight veterans Wilson Reis and Ben Nguyen are slated to fight in the UFC’s return to Australia this December. It looks as if the UFC’s return to the Australian city …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya drops potential date for Liddell vs. Ortiz 3, vows to fix “terrible” MMA pay structure

UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz are going to fight for a third time. They will do so in a fight promoted by retired boxer Oscar De …read more

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Roy Nelson Returns Against Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 207

Notable heavyweight knockout artist Roy Nelson will make his third appearance in Bellator MMA when he faces Sergei Kharitonov on Oct. 12 in Uncasville, Conn. at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
Sources …read more

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Golden Boy Promotions Applies for November MMA Event in California

Golden Boy Promotions has submitted an application with the California State Athletic Commission to hold its first-ever mixed martial arts event. …read more

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Police: Arrest warrant ‘forthcoming’ for UFC fighter Andrea Lee’s husband Donny Aaron on domestic violence charges

An arrest warrant is “forthcoming” for the husband of UFC fighter Andrea Lee, per the Shreveport (La.) Police Department.
Donny Aaron will be facing charges of false imprisonment and domestic violence …read more

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Latest UFC Denver Fight Card, TV Line Up

Why settle for just one crazy slug-a-thon when you can book two for the same price? Free fisticuffs are coming to FOX Sports 1 in the form of Frankie Edgar …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Oscar De La Hoya Says MMA Pay Structure is Terrible

Oscar De La Hoya says he isn’t enamored with the pay structure in mixed martial arts. De La Hoya made some waves when he revealed he’ll be diving into the …read more

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PFL 6 Weigh-in Live Results Today (Aug. 15) at 1 p.m. ET

The PFL 6 weigh-in results will be coming at you live. Today (Aug. 15), the PFL 6 weigh-ins will take place in Atlantic City, New Jersey. All fighters on tomorrow …read more

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PFL 6 weigh-in video

MMA Fighting has PFL 6 weigh-in video Wednesday afternoon, and the video can be seen below at 1 p.m. ET. PFL 6 is set for Thursday at Ocean Resort Casino …read more

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Light Heavyweights Magomed Ankalaev, Marcin Prachnio to Meet at UFC Fight Night Moscow

A light heavyweight tilt pitting Magomed Ankalaev against Marcin Prachnio has been added to the UFC Fight Night 136 lineup. …read more

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'One-man Wolfpack' Darrion Caldwell on how wrestling prepped him for Bellator title

Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell goes backto work Friday night – but his title won’t be on the line.
Instead, Caldwell (12-1 MMA, 9-1 BMMA) will move up to featherweight for …read more

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Dillon Danis vs Kevin Lee? Both agree to bet $100,000 on grappling match

Dillon Danis challenged Kevin Lee to a grappling match with $100,000 on the line. Dillon Danis and Kevin Lee are going at it on social media.
Things seem to have …read more

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KO Of The Week! Smith Melts Evans In Chi-Town

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight bruiser, Anthony Smith, went from relative obscurity to 205-pound contender in less than a year, thanks to consecutive knockout wins over former division champions …read more

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Arjan Bhullar using history of Sikh people as inspiration for rebound

Arjan Bhullar, the first UFC fighter to ever wear a turban to the Octagon, aims to bounce back from his first professional loss. …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Magomed Ankalaev vs. Marcin Prachnio set for UFC Moscow

A new light heavyweight bout is on tap for the UFC’s debut event in Russia.
Magomed Ankalaev (10-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is set to take on Marcin Prachnio (13-3 MMA, 0-1 …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev vs. Marcin Prachino Reported for UFC Moscow

UFC Moscow will be featuring another native of Russia when Magomed Ankalev takes on Marcin Prachnio at UFC Moscow, as reported by Nolan King of MMA Kings via Twitter. Magomed …read more

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Dillon Danis Challenges Kevin Lee to $100,000 Grappling Match

Bellator’s Dillon Danis wants a piece of the UFC’s Kevin Lee and is more than willing to put his money where his mouth is. Danis has invited Lee to match …read more

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Glover Teixeira injured, out of main event bout vs. Jimi Manuwa

UFC Sao Paulo has already lost its main event. Less than two weeks after it was announced that light heavyweight veteran Glover Teixeira would headline UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo …read more

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GSP & Chael Sonnen Want Same-Day Weigh-Ins, But Is It The Right Move?

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre recently held a press tour in Australia, and one of the topics that the reporters Down Under asked him about was weight …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi on Conor McGregor: “He thinks about me every single day”

Paulie Malignaggi was originally supposed to be an ally of Conor McGregor. The retired boxer was brought into the Irish mixed martial artist’s camp to help him prepare for his …read more

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Undefeated Adam Borics vs. Josenaldo Silva added to Bellator 205 in Boise

“The Kid” is heading to Idaho.
MMAjunkie today learned from Bellator officials that Hungarian featherweight prospect Adam Borics (7-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) will face Brazilian vet Josenaldo Silva (25-6 MMA, 0-0 …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi: Conor McGregor is One of The Biggest P*ssies in Combat Sports

Paulie Malignaggi believes Conor McGregor can’t get him out of his head. Malignaggi briefly helped McGregor prepare for his Aug. 2017 showdown with Floyd Mayweather. The two sparred for 36 …read more

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Kamaru Usman has “malicious intent to hurt” Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman has been angling for a fight with Colby Covington for some time. Unfortunately for him, the fight has not yet come to fruition.
Speaking on Monday’s edition of The …read more

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Roy Nelson Returns at Bellator 207

Hard-hitting heavyweight star Roy Nelson has his next fight booked under the Bellator banner. Nelson is slated to take on Sergei Kharitonov in the co-main event of the upcoming Bellator …read more

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Ashkan Mokhtarian vs. Kai Kara France Reported for Fight Night 142

At UFC Fight Night 142 this December, the UFC will return to Adelaide, Australia and, according to Shawn Bitter of MMA Today, will reportedly bring two natives of the Oceania …read more

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White Responds To Threats From WWE Star

Slow No news day. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White needs to watch his back. Or his backside, in this case, as World Wresting Entertainment (WWE) superstar Roman Reigns …read more

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Lewis: I was given ‘some of type of steroids’ for injury that USADA OK’d

Derrick Lewis says he finally found a solution for his nagging back injury. UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis has been bothered by a nagging back injury for awhile now. …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi gives “no balls” Conor McGregor little chance against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi, who is one of Conor McGregor‘s chief doubters, unsurprisingly gives the Irishman little chance in his UFC 229 lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Speaking on …read more

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Brendan Allen meets Tim Hiley for vacant middleweight title at LFA 50

The middleweight title will be on the line next month when LFA returns to Minnesota for an historic event.
LFA 50 features a vacant 185-pound championship bout in the main event …read more

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Today in MMA History: When Cris Cyborg vs. Gina Carano elevated women's MMA to new heights

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Arjan Bhullar vs. Marcelo Golm Announced for UFC Moncton

The UFC announced Tuesday that heavyweights Arjan Bhullar and Marcelo Golm will face off at UFC Moncton this October between two fresh faces in the division looking to make a …read more

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Marlon Moraes feels TJ Dillashaw should vacate bantamweight title if he fights Henry Cejudo

Earlier this month, TJ Dillashaw defended the UFC bantamweight title with a first-round knockout his rival Cody Garbrandt. On the same night, Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo did the unthinkable, …read more

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Live Chat: Khabib vs. McGregor, UFC 227 PPV buys, backup fighters, Tony Ferguson, more

This is the new A-Side Live Chat Podcast on MMA Fighting.
Today on the show, we’ll talk Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor with UFC 229 ticket prices being announced Tuesday. What …read more

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Thales Leites to Retire at UFC Fight Night 137

At UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo Brazil, Thales Leites will be making his final walk to the Octagon when he takes on Hector Lombard. And for the 36-year-old …read more

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De La Hoya on MMA fighter pay: ‘It gets me sick to my stomach’

Six-division world boxing champion and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya weighs in on the current pay scale of MMA fighters. A huge chunk of MMA fighters, …read more

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After avenging father’s loss to Jake Shields, Ray Cooper III wants to rule PFL

When the PFL was first conceived, Jake Shields looked as though he’d found the perfect organization to carry out the what was left of his MMA career. Not only was …read more

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Dillon Danis challenges Kevin Lee to high-stakes grappling match, Lee responds

Grappling star Dillon Danis wants to grapple with UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee. And not just for fun.
Instead, Danis hopes to meet Lee on the mats in a sub-only contest, …read more

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UFC 229 tickets start at $205, top out at $2,505 for Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor

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Ticket prices are out for UFC 229, and they’re pricey.
Nosebleed seats start at $205 and go all the way up to $2,505 to sit …read more

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Nelson Draws Kharitonov For Bellator 207 Co-Main Event

Bellator MMA has assembled a heavy-hitting co-main event for its upcoming Bellator 207 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for Fri., Oct. 12, 2018 inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, …read more

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Marlon Moraes to TJ Dillashaw: “Defend or Vacate”

What’s next for T.J. Dillashaw? After dispatching of Cody Garbrandt in the UFC 227 main event for the second straight time, we know that it won’t be “No Love.” But …read more

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Michael Bisping Claims He Understands What Darren Till Meant by Comments About Family

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Michael Bisping claims he understands what fellow British fighter Darren Till was trying to say in reference to his family and his fighting career, …read more

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Colby Covington Wants Tyron Woodley to Emerge Victorious at UFC 228

Colby Covington claims he wants Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyrone Woodley to come out on top against Darren Till next month at UFC 228 so he finally gets to …read more

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Roy Nelson vs. Sergei Kharitonov set for Bellator 207 co-main event

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Bellator’s return to Connecticut in October has some more heavyweight firepower headed to the top of the lineup.
A heavyweight bout between Sergei Kharitonov (27-6 …read more

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Morning Report: Paulie Malignaggi: ‘No balls’ Conor McGregor will look for a way out of Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

A year ago this month, Conor McGregor crossed over into boxing for a superfight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., losing by 10th-round TKO. In the lead-up to the fight, McGregor brought …read more

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Anderson Silva Expects UFC Return in 2019

Former middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva last fought in February 2017 defeating Derek Brunson by unanimous decision. On Nov. 10, 2017, it was announced that Silva has been flagged …read more

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GGG-Canelo 30-day weigh-in results: GGG 168.3, Canelo 167.4

Both Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez were well under the 176 lbs weight limit for the WBC 30-day weight check ahead of their middleweight title fight rematch. We are just …read more

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If I Did It: Darren Till’s PR nightmare for the UFC

Welcome to If I Did It, the show where we grapple with PR problems from the world of MMA. This week we deal with Darren Till’s apparent lack of interest …read more

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Midnight Mania! GSP Says Sonnen Has ‘Smart’ Solution to Weight Cutting

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
GSP says Chael Sonnen has the smartest solution to weight cutting. Via …read more

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Bellator 207 Update: Mike Kimbel, Alex Potts to Clash in Connecticut on Oct. 12

Connecticut native Mike Kimbel will compete on home soil when he meets Alex Potts in a preliminary bout at Bellator 207 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on Oct. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Benson Henderson vs. Saad Awad Booked for Bellator 208 on Oct. 13

Benson Henderson will meet Saad Awad in a lightweight contest at Bellator 208. …read more

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Matthews Plans To ‘Punch Through’ Lesnar Protege This Weekend In Sioux Falls

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

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