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Michael Chandler More Interested in ‘Big Fights’ and ‘Big Names’ Than Title Belts

Michael Chandler has been Bellator lightweight champion and he hopes to have that title around his waist once again on Friday night in Hawaii but that’s no longer his greatest …read more

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Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou Targeted for UFC on ESPN 1

A blockbuster MMA showdown is in the works for UFC on ESPN 1 as Cain Velasquez is targeted to make his long-awaited return to UFC competition, as he is expected …read more

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MMA Rundown: Cage Fury, ROAD FC, M-1 bring a wealth of prospects

Some names you haven’t heard of, and some you may not have remembred are still out there. It’s the year-end rush, kids. Bellator’s got a historic doubleheader, while the UFC …read more

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Bellator 212 Results: Primus vs. Chandler 2

MMA Fighting has Bellator 212 results for the Primus vs. Chandler 2 event at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii on Friday night.
In the main event, Brent Primus …read more

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Midnight Mania! Iaquinta On Lee’s Prelim Threats: ‘That’s Not Cool’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Kevin Lee called Al Iaquinta a ‘drunken Jersey boy’, saying he views …read more

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Rafael Carvalho says fighters need respect for the sport, the fans, and their partners

Bellator 213 “MacFarlane vs. Letourneau” takes place Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The undefeated champion Ilima-Lei MacFarlane (8-0) will make her second Flyweight …read more

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Bellator Hawaii 'Inside Access': Previewing two cards in Honolulu

HONOLULU – Bellator makes its inaugural trip to Hawaii this weekend with a fight card doubleheader of Bellator 212 and Bellator 213, both which take place at Neal S. Blaisdell …read more

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In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) changed the way we watched mixed martial arts (MMA) back in 2011 after scoring an industry-defining deal with the FOX network, worth roughly $100 million per …read more

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The MMA Vivi: Bellator 212 & 213 double-header in Hawaii

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez return to breakdown this week’s Bellator cards in Honolulu, HI. With picks and odds for the main card. There are almost too many …read more

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Velasquez Vs Ngannou Possible For UFC On ESPN 1

After over two years on the sidelines, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is getting the wheels in motion to make his much-anticipated return to mixed martial …read more

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Robert Whittaker reflects on his TUF 28 team, ‘The way I train isn’t for everyone’

Robert Whittaker is a UFC champion for a reason. However, what works best for someone may not work for someone else. This was seemingly the case on the most recent …read more

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'King Mo': I don't like Matt Mitrione, and I want to fight him after Kharitonov kicks his ass

HONOLULU – How do you make yourself stand out at a pre-fight press conference on a stage full of MMA talent?
Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed Lawal sure found a …read more

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Jim Miller reflects on growth since first Charles Oliveira fight ahead of UFC on FOX 31 rematch

MILWAUKEE – It took Jim Miller 31 fights to get his first octagon rematch.
It wasn’t something Miller (29-12 MMA, 18-11 UFC) asked for. Nobody else was available for the winter, …read more

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Video: De La Hoya challenges White to a boxing match

The feud between veteran fight promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Dana White has escalated to a new level. Veteran fight promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Dana White …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin to headline Bellator show on March 29

Out of the Welterweight Grand Prix tournament, Andrey Koreshkov is staying in the thick of the contenders’ circle.
Koreshkov (21-3) will fight Lorenz Larkin (20-7, 1 NC) at a Bellator event …read more

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Predictions! Bellator 212 Main Card Preview, Quick Picks

Bellator 212: “Salute the Troops” airs tomorrow night (Fri., Dec. 14, 2018) from Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii, featuring a Lightweight title defense in the main event of …read more

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Bellator 213 press conference photos

Bellator 213 press conference photos are for Thursday’s Bellator event in Hawaii.
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WBKFF President Bas Rutten releases statement regarding fighter pay situation

On November 9, the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) held their first ever bare-knuckle boxing event in Casper, Wyoming.
The card featured numerous notable MMA fighters. Names included the likes …read more

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Watch the UFC on FOX 31 Weigh-in, Live, Friday at 6 PM ET

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Watch the UFC on FOX 31: Lee vs. Iaquinta 2 Ceremonial Weigh-in streaming live on Friday, Dec. 14, from Milwaukee at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.
Lightweights …read more

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Bellator 212 ceremonial weigh-in video highlights, photo gallery

HONOLULU – “Bellator and USO Present: Salute the Troops” ceremonial fighter weigh-ins took place today, and MMAjunkie was on the scene for the proceedings.
The weigh-ins went down at the host …read more

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PFL championship preview: Abusupiyan Magomedov, Louis Taylor battle for $1 million at welterweight

On Dec. 31, the Professional Fighters League host its first championship card, where six season titles are on the line, not to mention six prizes of $1 million each.
Today, courtesy …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin Set for March 29th

When Bellator makes its way to the Pechanga Resort Casino Temecula, California on March 29th, it will do so featuring a welterweight contest featuring former champion Andrey Koreshkov taking on …read more

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Cain Velasquez return targeted for UFC on ESPN main event

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez could be coming back in February 2019. Welcome back to the UFC, Cain Velasquez?
It’s not official just yet, but ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reports that …read more

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Former Glory Kickboxing double champ Robin van Roosmalen transitions full-time to MMA

A top kickboxing star is making the move to mixed martial arts.
Robin van Roosmalen, the first-ever man to win two championships for Glory Kickboxing, will transition full-time to MMA, his …read more

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Edgar: I Want To Tell My Grandkids I Fought McGregor

Frankie Edgar hasn’t been shy in saying he feels he is the man to take down Max Holloway from his terrorizing run in the Featherweight division, which was on full …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs Cain Velasquez targeted for UFC Phoenix main event

According to essentially everyone at the American Kickboxing Academy (AKA), one of the best fighters to ever walk through their doors has been ready to return to action for the …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. ex-champ Cain Velasquez in the works for UFC on ESPN 1 headliner

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After headlining the promotion’s debut on FOX in 2011, it appears Cain Velasquez will also help usher in the UFC’s new era on ESPN …read more

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Jon Jones Unveils Secret Weapon to Finishing Gustafsson at UFC 232

Jon Jones is on the record of saying on multiple occasions that his unanimous decision victory over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 was only as narrow as it was because …read more

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Frankie Edgar Says It’ll Be A Shame If He Never Fights Conor McGregor

Frankie Edgar doesn’t deny that he’d like to go one-on-one with Conor McGregor. There was a time when many felt Edgar would cross paths with McGregor. The “Notorious” one scored …read more

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Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo fight scratched

Joseph Benavidez will be the official replacement for the superfight between Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw. No more Deiveson Figueiredo for Joseph Benavidez.
Originally scheduled to take on ‘Deus da …read more

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Whittaker Just As Big As Madonna, Rolling Stones In Australia

If you haven’t heard by know, Robert Whittaker is a pretty big deal in his home country of Australia. So-much-so that the current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya to Dana White: “Let’s Get In the Ring”

The Dana White/Oscar De La Hoya beef has continued to escalate to the point where it could actually come to blows if one has his way. The latest round of …read more

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Scott Coker on Lyoto Machida plans: Not sure about Fedor, but Mousasi, Bader fights likely

HONOLULU – There are some moving parts to come together before Lyoto Machida gets a stab at a Bellator title, including the tough promotional debut ahead of him on Saturday.
Machida, …read more

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Bellator 212 ceremonial weigh-in photos

Bellator 212 weigh-in photos are for Thursday’s Bellator event in Hawaii.
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Video: Bellator 213 press conference face-offs, where the locals brought the heat

HONOLULU – Bellator 213 fight week continued today with a pre-fight news conference for the event, and MMAjunkie was on the scene.
Bellator 213, which takes place Saturday at Neal S. …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin Headlines Bellator Event in March

Bellator returns to Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. on Friday, March 29 with an exciting welterweight clash, as former 170-pound world champion Andrey Koreshkov (21-3) squares off against Southern …read more

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Bellator 213 press conference staredowns

HONOLULU — At the Bellator 213 press conference, the stars from Saturday’s card, including flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and Valerie Letourneau, face off. …read more

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Nathan Greyson vs. Cal Ellenor booked for Bellator Newcastle 

Former Cage Warriors flyweight champion, Nathan Greyson, will face EFC veteran and fellow promotional newcomer, Cal Ellenor, in his Bellator debut in Newcastle on Feb. 9.
Bellator confirmed the preliminary …read more

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Report: Renan Barao vs. Luke Sanders targeted for UFC Phoenix

Bantamweights Renan Barao and Luke Sanders are reportedly headed to Arizona in February. Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will have a new chance to recover from his current bad …read more

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UFC ‘Milwaukee’ Clash: Barboza Vs. Hooker!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight strikers Edson Barboza and Dan Hooker will go to war this Saturday (Dec. 15, 2018) at UFC on FOX 31 inside Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, …read more

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Photos: Bellator 213 press conference face-offs

Check out the face-offs from today’s Bellator 213 press conference in Honolulu. …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya ups the ante on Dana White feud: ‘Let’s get in the ring’

Will the war of words between two of the fight game’s most successful promoters turn into an actual altercation?
That’s where things went during a bizarre Thursday in which the …read more

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With division logjammed, Edson Barboza hopes top lightweights start fighting each other

MILWAUKEE — At UFC on FOX 31 media day, Edson Barboza discussed his lightweight showdown against Dan Hooker, his move to American Top Team, training with Renato Moicano, the state …read more

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Frankie Edgar says it would be a ‘shame’ if he never gets to fight Conor McGregor

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is always hanging around the title picture no matter the division.
Currently calling 145-pounds his home, Edgar has already fought for the title on two …read more

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Daniel Hooker doesn’t want to see Anderson Silva ‘get his ass kicked’ by teammate Israel Adesanya

MILWAUKEE — At UFC on FOX 31 media day, Dan Hooker discusses fighting Edson Barboza, the state of MMA in New Zealand, his teammate Israel Adesanya, his standing in the …read more

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Joseph Benavidez to act as alternate for Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw title fight

At UFC Brooklyn when the UFC makes their first appearance on ESPN programming (ESPN+), the card will be headlined by a big champion vs champion bout as flyweight titleholder Henry …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 card in Phoenix filling up with new matchups, UFC 233 fight scratches

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The UFC’s first event on ESPN is quickly filling up after several new additions to the card, which takes …read more

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Bellator 213 press conference video live now

At the Bellator 213 press conference, Bellator president Scott Coker, Bellator flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Valerie Letourneau, Lyoto Machida, Rafael Carvalho, Neiman Gracie, Ed Ruth, King Mo Lawal, and Liam …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘MoTown Phenom!’

Dominating wrestler, Kevin Lee, will square off with clubbing boxer, Al Iaquinta, this Saturday (Dec. 15, 2018) at UFC on FOX 31 inside Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
You may or …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler moved to UFC 235

With UFC 233 cancelled, Ben Askren’s UFC debut vs. Robbie Lawler has been moved back to March. With UFC 233’s cancellation on Wednesday, fights that were booked for that event …read more

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Dana White Hopes To Have Zuffa Boxing Announcements In Next Few Months

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White wants to have some Zuffa Boxing announcements sometime in the spring or summer. Ever since the buildup towards last year’s Floyd Mayweather vs. …read more

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VIDEO: Dana White Insists That UFC is Still Getting into the Boxing Business

While UFC president Dana White was largely making the rounds at ESPN on Thursday to counter some recent claims by boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya, he also took a …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya challenges Dana White to fight: ‘Let’s get in the ring’

UFC President Dana White and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya have exchanged countless verbal blows over the last few weeks, and now, De La Hoya seems interesting …read more

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Video: Brent Primus vs. Michael Chandler final face-off ahead of Bellator 212 title rematch

HONOLULU – All the pre-fight festivities are complete for Bellator “Salute the Troops” after ceremonial weigh-ins wrapped up today.
Everyone made weight for the card, which will see Bellator lightweight champion …read more

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Bellator 212 Weigh-in Video & Results: Brent Primus vs. Michael Chandler Championship Rematch Set

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Bellator lands in Hawaii this week for a doubleheader, beginning with Friday’s Bellator 212: Salute the Troops. The 10-bout fight card is headlined by a lightweight title fight …read more

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Photos: Bellator 212 ceremonial weigh-in face-offs

Check out the face-offs from today’s Bellator 212 ceremonial weigh-ins from Honolulu. …read more

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Five Questions with Dan Hooker

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UFC vet Victor Valimaki hospitalized with rare condition

Edmonton’s Victor Valimaki fought almost 30 times and twice for the UFC. Victor Valimaki, who has 29 professional MMA fights under his belt, is currently battling a rare central …read more

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Alex Oliveira Tapped To Nelson’s Elbows, Not Choke

One of the more exciting finishes of UFC 231 this past weekend was in a welterweight contest between Alex Oliveira and Gunnar Nelson. In the fight, Oliveira seemingly got the …read more

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Jared Gordon: I Deserve To Be Here

Gordon discusses his recent move to Duke Roufus Sport in Milwaukee, what he thinks about Silva & more.
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Al Iaquinta hopes Khabib Nurmagomedov just gets ‘slap on the wrist’ from commission after UFC 229 brawl

MILWAUKEE — At UFC on FOX 31 media day, Al Iaquinta discusses Kevin Lee’s remarks about sending him back to the prelims, working with Project Spearhead to potentially unionize fighters, …read more

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UFC Milwaukee: What Gerald Meerschaert learned in his 2017 loss to Thiago 'Marreta' Santos

MILWAUKEE – He may not be a household name, but Gerald Meerschaert quietly has put together a very solid UFC resume at middleweight.
Meerschaert’s lone loss in the promotion, and lone …read more

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Primus Ain’t No Fluke, Will Prove ‘Bipolar’ Chandler (And Critics) Wrong At Bellator 212

Bellator 212: “Salute the Troops” goes down tomorrow night (Fri., Dec. 14, 2018) at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The main event of the evening sees Lightweight champion …read more

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Bellator 212 weigh-in results: Primus 154.9, Chandler 153.9

Here are the full weigh-in results and video for Bellator 212: Primus vs. Chandler. The Bellator 212 weigh-ins are in the books, and everyone made weight for Friday’s fight card …read more

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‘Shorty’ Torres Says New Brave FC Deal Is ‘Multiple Times’ Better Than UFC Contract

Unfortunately, 26-year-old “Shorty” Jose Torres was one of the flyweights recently let go by the UFC. Since the Demetrious Johnson for Ben Askren trade between the UFC and ONE Championship, …read more

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Dana White sputters with anger while trashing 'idiot' Oscar De La Hoya on ESPN's 'First Take'

UFC President Dana White is positively on the warpath over Oscar De La Hoya.
Armed with a sheet of pay stats, White took over ESPN’s “First Take” on Thursday to berate …read more

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White Agrees To Debate ‘Idiot’ De La Hoya On Live TV

Earlier this week, Golden Boy MMA promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, challenged Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, to a debate on live television so that mixed martial arts …read more

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Al Iaquinta on Kevin Lee: My striking is ‘on another level’

“I’m just on another level as far as the striking. I think mentally I’m on a different level.” Al Iaquinta is brimming with confidence ahead of his rematch with Kevin …read more

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Is Lee streets ahead of Iaquinta? Can Barboza out-slick Hooker?

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch return to breakdown this week’s UFC event in Milwaukee, WI. With picks and odds for every fight on the card, from Kevin Lee vs. Al …read more

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Anthony Joshua challenges Deontay Wilder to April showdown

Speaking on ESPN’s First Take this week, unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua attempted to make things very clear: He is ready and willing to fight WBC champ Deontay Wilder.
The British …read more

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Bellator 212 Weigh-in Results: All Fighters on Weight

Michael Chandler is set to exact his revenge on Brent Primus, with the latter defending his lightweight belt for the first time against the man he toppled to win it. …read more

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Joseph Benavidez named Cejudo-Dillashaw backup for UFC on ESPN+ 1; fight vs. Figueiredo off

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Joseph Benavidez will serve as the official backup for the flyweight title fight between Henry Cejudo and T.J. …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Sodiq Yusuff opens up on losing his brother the week before his UFC debut

Sodiq Yusuff’s UFC debut was supposed to be an enjoyable time for him. He worked his entire life to get the pinnacle of the sport and was being flown out …read more

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Photos: Bellator 212 official weigh-ins

Check out photos of all 20 fighters on the scale at Bellator 212 official weigh-ins in Honolulu. …read more

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‘Shorty’ Torres says he has signed Brave FC deal, claims it’s ‘multiple times’ better than UFC contract

Jose Torres has found a home following his release from the UFC.
Torres, one of the flyweights recently cut from the UFC roster, has signed with Brave FC, he told MMA …read more

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Aussie & Fancy Breakdown: Milwaukee

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Joseph Benavidez Fight Gets Cancelled But Will Serve as Backup to Cejudo vs. Dillashaw

Joseph Benavidez will no longer face Deiveson Figueiredo as previously scheduled but he will stay ready to fight as the backup for the flyweight title fight between Henry Cejudo and …read more

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Anthony Joshua Is Ready To Fight Deontay Wilder In April

The heavyweight division of boxing is finally putting on the fights fans want to see. Recently, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder faced off against Tyson Fury. The pair battled it …read more

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Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo ‘Put On Hold’

We may not be able to see Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo for a while. Benavidez vs. Figueiredo was expected to take place on the UFC 233 card. That event …read more

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Robbie Lawler-Ben Askren Rescheduled for UFC 235 in March

We will have to wait a little while longer for the welterweight battle between Robbie Lawler and Ben Askren, which has been relocated from the cancelled UFC 233 card to …read more

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Kevin Lee doesn’t think Dustin Poirier is a ‘serious competitor’ in the UFC lightweight division

MILWAUKEE — At UFC on FOX 31 media day, Kevin Lee discusses his weight cut, why he thinks people will be calling for him to get a title shot the …read more

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Cris Cyborg Talks Amanda Nunes, UFC 232, and Boxing as UFC Contract Nears Its End

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It’s been nine months since Cris “Cyborg” Justino last fought, but she is finally slated to put her UFC featherweight championship on the line when she steps into …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Does Jon Jones really need another anti-doping agency in his business?

What’s to become of former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz after yet another injury withdrawal? And what would the ghosts of MMA Christmas past, present, and future wish to tell …read more

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Bellator Salute The Troops Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for the upcoming Bellator Salute The Troops event are in the books. Bellator officials held the weigh-ins for Bellator Salute The Troops on Thursday where everyone made weight …read more

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Bellator Returns to Temecula with Andrey Koreshkov-Lorenz Larkin Main Event

Bellator MMA will be taking a trip back to the Pechanga Resort Casino in California, with an event headlined by Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin. …read more

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Flight to Fight: Thai Boxing in Thailand Ep. 3 - Tossed Cookies

Check out the third episode of Bloody Elbow’s original series, where Eddie Mercado struggles with the climate as he trains at Tiger Muay Thai. Welcome to the third episode …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | ONE lightweight champ Eduard Folayang discusses possible showdown with Eddie Alvarez

Eduard Folayang is once again the ONE lightweight champion. The Team Lakay representative recaptured the title with a thrilling decision defeat of Amir Khan, which went down in front of …read more

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Coker Invites Holloway To Bellator After Beating UFC To Hawaii

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been trying to stage a mixed martial arts (MMA) event in Hawaii for over a decade, and promotion president Dana White even promised combat sports …read more

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UFC 233 cancellation sees five bouts moved to ESPN, ESPN+ cards

The loss of one UFC pay-per-view will be ESPN’s gain.
Following the announcement that the upcoming UFC 233 show in Anaheim, Calif., has been canceled, five bouts scheduled for that Jan. …read more

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Kevin Lee Feels Max Holloway Would Be At Disadvantage In Lightweight Division

Kevin Lee has respect for Max Holloway, but he believes “Blessed” would run into some problems at lightweight. Holloway is coming off a brilliant performance against Brian Ortega. The Ultimate …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin headlines Bellator event on March 29

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Bellator is set to return to Temecula, Calif., with a key welterweight bout.
On Thursday, the promotion announced that former …read more

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Lee & Clark Join UFC Unfiltered

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Bellator 213 breakdown: Will Ed Ruth or Neiman Gracie suffer first loss in grand-prix bout?

Bellator 213 takes place Saturday at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu and streams exclusively on DAZN.
In one of the night’s main attractions, undefeated welterweights Neiman Gracie (8-0 MMA, 6-0 …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 212 Weigh In Results, Streaming Video

The place is here, Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii, and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 212: “Salute the Troops” tomorrow evening (Fri., Dec. 14, …read more

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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Hopes To Control Her Emotions At Bellator 213

Bellator women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will attempt to keep herself from bawling ahead of Bellator 213. Macfarlane will put her women’s flyweight title on the line against Valerie Letourneau. …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler fight rescheduled for March

After a long struggle to find a suitable main event for UFC 233, which was scheduled for January 26 in Anaheim, the promotion has decided to cancel the card outright. …read more

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Usman posts pic of signed agreement to fight Woodley

Kamaru Usman has fulfilled his end of the bargain, but will Tyron Woodley reciprocate? Yesterday, rising UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman revealed that he had signed a contract to challenge …read more

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Bellator 212 weigh-in video live now

At the Bellator 212 weigh-ins, all 20 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights will step on the scales Thursday.
In the main event, Brent Primus and Michael Chandler will have …read more

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Frank Mir Will Have His Daughter in His Corner at Bellator 212

Frank Mir returns to the Bellator cage this Friday at Bellator 212 when he faces the heavy-handed Javy Ayala. Mir’s last fight in Bellator was his tournament loss to Fedor …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler Rescheduled for UFC 235 Following UFC 233 Cancellation

The welterweight showdown between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler has a new home at UFC 235 on March 2 in Las Vegas.
The bout, which serves as Askren’s UFC debut, was …read more

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