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Report: Blachowicz vs. Rakic being planned to headline UFC Fight Night in March 

Jan Blachowicz during open workouts for UFC 267. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Blachowicz returns after losing the 205-pound title at UFC 267 …read more

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Video: Was Triller's Triad Combat a hit or miss?

Triller’s new Triad Combat took center stage this past weekend while major mixed martial arts was off during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and it was quite the show.
The hybrid boxing-MMA …read more

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Adesanya-Whittaker Rematch In Jeopardy

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was expected to defend his 185-pound title against former division champion Robert Whittaker as …read more

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Listen to Bryce 'Thug Nasty' Mitchell's new mixtape 'Pasture Fire' featuring seven songs

Bryce Mitchell has been cooking up some bars during his time on the sidelines.
Mitchell, who hasn’t competed since breaking his hand in a win over Andre Fili in October 2020, …read more

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Israel Adesanya’s head coach explains why he’s lost respect for ‘Hollywood’ Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team

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Eugene Bareman would like to see Khabib Nurmagomedov and his crew go back to their old school …read more

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Jake Hager Accuses Jon Jones Of Backing Out Of Their Grappling Match

Jake Hager is ready to finalize his grappling match against Jon Jones, but he claims the former UFC light heavyweight king is nowhere to be found.

Last month, Jon Jones dropped …read more

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BANG!

UFC President Dana White recently called Alan Belcher’s Johnny Cash tattoo “the worst thing he’s ever seen,” though to be fair, this video of White judging MMA ink was filmed …read more

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Colby Covington’s Words To Usman After UFC 268 Fight Revealed

Colby Covington’s words to Kamaru Usman immediately after their UFC 268 rematch have been revealed.

At the close of the second fight between UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington, …read more

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MMA Rankings update: Is Yair Rodriguez back in the top 5? Plus a new contender for Shevchenko emerges

Welcome to the latest update to the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, where our esteemed panel of experts team up to sort out the movers and shakers of an ever-shifting MMA …read more

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‘Not Conor McGregor, I can’t get no cheddar’ - UFC’s Bryce Mitchell releases rap mixtape

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Another UFC fighter has released a mixtape. What does Ralek Gracie, Tyron Woodley and now Bryce Mitchell have in common? …read more

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Tony Ferguson unloads on Khamzat Chimaev for claims that he represents the USA

UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson has lashed out at Khamzat Chimaev after “Borz” claimed he represents the United States. With losses to Justin Gaethje, Charles Oliveira and Beneil Dariush in his …read more

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Michael Chandler: Charles Oliveira impressive, but Dustin Poirier's been destined for UFC gold for many years

Although Michael Chandler fell short to Charles Oliveira, he doesn’t see the Brazilian holding on to the belt for too much longer.
Oliveira captured the vacant lightweight title by knocking out …read more

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Anthony Smith explains why “it would suck” to see Aleksandar Rakic rewarded with a fight against Jan Blachowicz

Anthony Smith has explained why he’d be upset to see Aleksandar Rakic get a fight against former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz. Last year, Aleksandar Rakic defeated Anthony Smith …read more

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Amanda Nunes/Kayla Harrison Potential Fight Has Major Barrier

MMA fans have discussed a rhetorical matchup between American Top Team teammates Amanda Nunes and Kayla Harrison for months.

Nunes and Harrison have skyrocketed to the top of women’s MMA, especially …read more

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MMA SQUARED: The time has come for a UFC vs Bellator vs RIZIN vs ONE tourney

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MMA has reached a parity level that can’t be ignored.
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The MMA Hour with Kevin Lee, Calvin Kattar, Sergio Pettis, Gunnar Nelson, and more at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Video: 'Bellator 272 Countdown' for Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

Kyoji Horiguchi will look to reclaim the Bellator title he never lost.
Horiguchi, who was forced to vacate two promotional titles after undergoing knee surgery, regained his Rizin FF title in …read more

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Prosecutors provided additional time to file criminal complaint against UFC star Jon Jones

Earlier this week, prosecutors were given additional time to file a criminal complaint against UFC fighter Jon Jones. Back in September, in the hours following his induction into the UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 44 — X-Factor Predictions!

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This weekend (Sat., Dec. 4, 2021), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will remain inside UFC Apex in Las …read more

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Usman Tells Covington Airport Story That Made Him Rethink Everything

Kamaru Usman has recounted a story from years ago about an airport encounter with Colby Covington that later left him dumbstruck and resentful.

By now, it’s difficult to remember a time …read more

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Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic headlines UFC Fight Night on March 26

Jan Blachowicz has his first fight booked since losing the light heavyweight title.
Blachowicz (28-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) meets Aleksandar Rakic (14-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) in the main event of UFC …read more

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Morning Report: Sean O’Malley squashes beef with Cody Garbrandt: ‘He’s a flyweight now’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Sean O’Malley is moving on from his wish of facing Cody Garbrandt, and he holds nothing against the former bantamweight champion.
For …read more

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I’m pretty good at ‘linguistic jiu-jitsu’ - Chandler unbothered by McGregor’s trash talk

Michael Chandler at the UFC 268 pre-fight presser in New York City. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Michael Chandler isn’t perturbed by Conor …read more

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Bryan Barberena Thrives In 'The Mud'

After Overcoming A Major Health Scare, Bryan Barberena Returns At UFC Fight Night: Font vs Aldo With A New Outlook
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UFC Unfiltered: Beneil Dariush, Josh Emmett, & Guest Co-host Pearl Gonzalez

Jim is joined by Pearl Gonzalez, co-host of the UFC Fight Pass show “Extra Rounds” on today’s episode of UFC Unfiltered, along with Beneil Dariush and Josh Emmett 
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José Aldo: Familiar, But Always Formidable

The King Of Rio Has Returned To His Familiar Self Following A Move Down To Bantamweight, And Is Out To Prove That He Still Has What It Take To Be A …read more

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Updates To UFC Fight Night: Font vs Aldo

UFC Announces Updates To UFC Fight Night: Font vs Aldo
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Fighters On The Rise | UFC Fight Night: Font vs Aldo

See Which Fighters We’re Keeping An Eye On As They Head Into UFC Fight Night: Font vs Aldo
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Fight By Fight Preview | UFC Fight Night: Font vs Aldo

We’re Back In Vegas Saturday With Another Stacked Card. Let’s Break It Down. Prelims Get Underway At 7pm/4pm ETPT Saturday December 4.
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‘UFC made the wrong decision’ in releasing Kevin Lee - Manager

Kevin Lee poses for a picture during a 2017 photoshoot. | Photo by Brandon Magnus/DWTNCS

Manager Marquel Martin speaks up about Kevin Lee’s UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he told Justin Gaethje to ‘shut up’ about a UFC title shot

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has explained his recent outburst towards Justin Gaethje on social media. While the pair have known each other for many years, they were forced …read more

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Watch the fight that made Jose Aldo a world champion | Video

Relive the moment Jose Aldo captured the WEC featherweight championship in 2009. Aldo would go on to hold the belt for six years between WEC and UFC.

The win over over …read more

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Photo | Julian Lane gets huge ‘Let Me Bang’ tattoo to commemorate infamous TUF moment

The Ultimate Fighter season 16 and 25 contestant Julian Lane has taken his gimmick to the next level. Forever solidified in infamy, the 12-9-1 “Nitrane” Lane is commonly known for …read more

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Zhang Weili reflects on fights with Rose Namajunas, feels ‘enlightened’ by experiences

The rivalry between Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas has come to an end for the time being. UFC 268 kicked off the month of November and featured two big title …read more

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Midnight Mania! Mir ‘Could Have Really Got Hurt Bad’

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight …read more

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Kevin Lee released by UFC officials, Eagle FC ready to provide a new home

Kevin Lee has been released by the UFC following a seven-year run with the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. The former UFC interim lightweight title challenger, Lee (18-7 MMA), …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Nov. 30: Bantamweight stakes center stage

No major mixed martial arts this past week meant no changes across the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, but that’s sure to change after this week with bantamweight taking …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev: The Gilbert Burns Fight Comes Down To His Manager

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev has addressed rumors he could fight Gilbert Burns next, suggesting whether or not the matchup comes together is down to the Brazilian’s manager Ali Abdelaziz.

The fact …read more

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Predictions! UFC Vegas 44 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ and ESPN this weekend (Sat., Dec. 4, 2021) …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for November: A lightweight war for the ages

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best fights from November 2021: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Cris Cyborg Says She’s Grateful For Amanda Nunes Loss

Cris Cyborg is grateful for the last fight she had in the UFC.

Cris Cyborg is doing great things in Bellator. She is the reigning champ and is putting on amazing …read more

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Michael Chandler: 'I can carry my weight' with Conor McGregor on the microphone for potential fight

Michael Chandler thinks he could hang with Conor McGregor in the verbal exchanges in the build-up to a potential fight.
Although Chandler (22-7 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 …read more

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Newcomer Darian Weeks Steps in to Face Bryan Barberena at UFC on ESPN 31

Octagon newcomer Darian Weeks will make his promotional debut on less than a week’s notice against Bryan Barberena at UFC on ESPN 31. …read more

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UFC Vegas 44: Font vs. Aldo fight card

Rob Font poses for a post fight portrait backstage during the UFC Fight Night at UFC APEX on May 22, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa …read more

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Bellator 272 Countdown: ‘That belt is mine now, I’m gonna make sure of it’

Sergio Pettis | Lucas Noonan / Bellator MMA

On Bellator 272 Countdown, current bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis gets prepared to face Kyoji Horiguchi — the …read more

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Rob Font Considers Petr Yan To Be The True Bantamweight Champion

UFC bantamweight contender Rob Font has admitted that he sees interim titleholder Petr Yan as the division’s champion over Aljamain Sterling.

Up until the fourth round of his first title defense, …read more

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Video: Could a Conor McGregor title fight in UFC return actually make sense?

For all intents and purposes, Conor McGregor has accomplished nothing inside the UFC octagon in five years. And yet, he thinks he’s a legit lightweight title contender.
McGregor, of course, is …read more

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Anthony Smith: ‘It would suck’ if Aleksandar Rakic was rewarded with Jan Blachowicz fight after turning down several opponents

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A knee injury prevented Anthony Smith from a potential rematch against Aleksandar Rakic in December and now …read more

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Bisping Slams “Suspect” Jake Paul For Refusing Drug Tests For Fury Fight

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping has questioned Jake Paul’s decision not to allow drug testing to take place for his upcoming fight against Tommy Fury.

Having maintained his unbeaten record …read more

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Kevin Lee Released By UFC

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Former UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee has been released by the UFC.
MMA Fighting confirmed the news with UFC officials, marking …read more

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‘He doesn’t know why he’s in the ring’ - Atlas rips Miragliotta

Frank Mir between rounds during his boxing bout against Steve Cunningham back in April. | Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller

The former UFC …read more

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Tony Ferguson Threatens To Make Khamzat Chimaev His “B*tch”

Tony Ferguson has blasted Khamzat Chimaev seemingly out of the blue, even going so far as threatening to make the surging UFC star his “bitch.”

Khamzat Chimaev is swiftly becoming one …read more

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Alexa Culp not leaving MMA but open to more Triller Triad Combat: 'I would never throw this away, either'

ARLINGTON, Texas – While her Triller Triad Combat debut couldn’t have gone much better, Alex Culp says she’s not walking away from MMA.
“I don’t know,” Culp said about her next …read more

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Khamzat: Opponents ‘Answer On Internet, They Don’t Answer UFC’

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Khamzat Chimaev has just come off an incredible performance at UFC 267 that saw him demolish welterweight Li Jingliang in …read more

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UFC Releases Former Interim Lightweight Title Challenger Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee has been released by the UFC after 18 appearances with the Las Vegas-based promotion. …read more

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Kevin Lee released from the UFC

Kevin Lee throws a kick against Daniel Rodriguez in a welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 28, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov describes why he told Justin Gaethje to 'shut up' about UFC title shot

Khabib Nurmagomedov recently caused a stir on social media after he directly addressed his former opponent’s wishes.
At UFC 268, former interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje rebounded from a loss to …read more

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RIZIN 33 bantamweight grand prix semifinals set

Kai Asakura | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The final four is set for RIZIN’s bantamweight grand prix.
The Japanese promotion announced Tuesday that RIZIN 33 at …read more

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Kevin Lee Released From The UFC After Seven-Year Run

Kevin Lee has been released from the UFC after a seven-year stint with the promotion.

News of Lee’s UFC release was initially reported by MMA Fighting on Tuesday. The 29-year-old …read more

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UFC releases one-time title challenger K. Lee

Kevin Lee’s manager told ESPN that the 29-year-old had multiple fights left on his contract, but the UFC elected to terminate the agreement. Lee is currently serving a six-month suspension …read more

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Darian Weeks replaces Matt Brown, faces Bryan Barberena at UFC Vegas 44

Undefeated MMA newcomer Darian Weeks is stepping in on short notice to take on vet Bryan Barberena at UFC Vegas 44, UFC officials announced on Tuesday.
Weeks steps in for Matt …read more

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Bryan Barberena draws late replacement Darian Weeks at UFC on ESPN 31

Bryan Barberena will indeed fight on Saturday at UFC on ESPN 31.
After original opponent Matt Brown was forced to withdraw from the event due to a positive COVID-19 test, Darian …read more

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Court Date for Jon Jones Domestic Violence Case Moved to Jan. 31

Jon Jones will have to wait until early next year to learn if he’ll face criminal charges after being arrested for battery domestic violence and vehicle tampering in Las Vegas …read more

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Mickey Gall: I’m A “Bigger Killer” Than Alex Morono

UFC welterweight Mickey Gall is confident he can take a step closer towards the 170-pound rankings when he faces Alex Morono this weekend.

Since victories over Mike Jackson, CM Punk, and …read more

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Prosecutors Ask For More Time To File Criminal Complaint Against Jones

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Prosecutors have been granted until January 31st, 2022 to file a criminal complaint against Jon Jones over a disturbing September 24th …read more

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Retro Robbery Review: Rashad Evans vs. Michael Bisping at UFC 78

Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping at UFC 78 on Nov. 17, 2007, in Newark, N.J. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Few …read more

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UFC releases Kevin Lee after seven years, 18 appearances

Kevin Lee has been let go from the UFC roster.
Lee, who competed 18 times for the promotion since his February 2014 debut and once fought for the interim lightweight championship, …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: Thoughts on Triad Combat, Conor McGregor's bold talk, more

Check out this week’s “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts.
This week, we look back at Triller’s Triad …read more

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‘I’m just excited to be my own boss’ - Woodley has big plans for 2022

Tyron Woodley makes his entrance for his Showtime Boxing PPV bout against Jake Paul. | Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

The former UFC welterweight champion …read more

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UFC releases one-time interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee was let go by the UFC after losing a decision to Daniel Rodriguez in August. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kevin Lee has …read more

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BMF Barberena Headed To Vegas Willing To Fight Anyone

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Bryan Barberena was in line to face Matt Brown in what was sure to be a highly-entertaining Welterweight bout this …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Trades Barbs With ‘Khabib Wannabe’ Islam Makhachev

Rafael dos Anjos and Islam Makhachev are back at it once again, throwing insults back and forth.

dos Anjos and Makhachev have been on the docket to fight each other on …read more

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Who is the best MMA rapper alive? — Bryce Mitchell enters conversation with first single

Bryce Mitchell | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bryce Mitchell wasn’t able to get in the octagon this year, but he’s apparently been logging plenty of …read more

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Jon Jones' court date reset for domestic violence case in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A court date was reset to January for former UFC champion Jon Jones to learn whether he’ll face criminal charges following his September arrest on allegations …read more

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Jose Aldo open to fighting TJ Dillashaw next: “It’s a great fight for both of us”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is open to fighting TJ Dillashaw next, saying that “it’s a great fight for both of us.” Aldo takes on Rob Font this Saturday …read more

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Editorial: Win or lose, what does the future hold for Jose Aldo?

Jose Aldo prior to his UFC 265 fight with Pedro Munhoz. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Jordan Breen on the legendary Jose Aldo, and …read more

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Moreno: Figueiredo Paying For My House And Car

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Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo will square off for the third straight time in a Flyweight title fight in the …read more

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Gilbert Burns Claims Kamaru Usman Is The Welterweight GOAT

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns thinks his former teammate Kamaru Usman is the greatest to ever do it.

Burns and Usman fought earlier this year at UFC 258, with Usman earning …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 147: Top December Fights Preview

June M. Williams

Episode 147 discussion: All the best fights December 2021 will have on tap, Kambosos upsets Lopez, Mir loses to Pulev Welcome to …read more

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UFC on ESPN 31 pre-event facts: Rob Font, Jose Aldo battle for more accolades

The UFC kicks off its final stretch of 2021 events Saturday with UFC on ESPN 31, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and airs on ESPN.
A …read more

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Prosecutors given until Jan. to file charges against Jones

Jon Jones at the 2021 UFC Hall of Fame induction ceremony. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages

The former UFC champion may have to wait until …read more

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Sergio Pettis would like to follow brother Anthony Pettis, collect belts in two promotions

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Bellator bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis will soon defend his title against Kyoji Horiguchi, a challenge he considers one of his …read more

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Update On Jon Jones’ Battery Domestic Violence & Vehicle Charges

An update on Jon Jones’ latest run-in with the law was provided Tuesday afternoon.

In September, Jones was arrested for misdemeanor battery domestic violence along with injuring and tampering with a …read more

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Jan Blachowicz open to fighting Aleksandar Rakic next

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz says that he is open to fighting Aleksandar Rakic in his next fight inside the Octagon. Blachowicz lost his belt last month at …read more

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Khabib: Poirier’s Cardio And Heart Will Prevail At UFC 269

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Charles Oliveira is set to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight title for the first …read more

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Khamzat’s latest call-outs include Lesnar and Cormier

Khamzat Chimaev of Sweden poses for a portrait after his victory during the UFC 267. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

The hottest prospect in …read more

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Bellator 272 breakdown: Is Sergio Pettis in trouble in his first title defense?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for Bellator 272.
Bellator 272 takes place Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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Blachowicz Eyes Potential Rakic Fight In Early 2022

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Jan Blachowicz admittedly had one of the worst performances of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career the night he attempted …read more

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Molly McCann Will Serve As Ambassador In LGBTQ Sports Campaign

UFC flyweight Molly McCann has set her sights on a title venture in 2023, but in the meantime, there is another cause near and dear to the flyweight’s heart.

As …read more

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Prosecutors given additional time to file criminal complaint against Jon Jones following domestic violence arrest

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Jon Jones is still awaiting official word from prosecutors in Las Vegas on the charges that he may or may …read more

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Kayla Harrison on a potential Amanda Nunes fight: “It’s just business”

PFL women’s lightweight champion Kayla Harrison spoke on a potential Amanda Nunes fight, suggesting that “it’s just business.” Harrison is currently a free agent and she has spoken to several …read more

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Bantamweight Grand Prix Semifinals Set for Rizin 33 on New Year’s Eve

The Rizin Fighting Federation bantamweight grand prix will reach its conclusion at the promotion’s signature New Year’s Eve event. …read more

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Brandon Moreno welcomes ‘best sponsor ever’ Deiveson Figueiredo, targets ‘fake people around him’

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UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno was surprised to be booked opposite Deiveson Figueiredo a third straight time, but not that …read more

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Invicta vet Taneisha Tennant talks ‘Bruised,’ working with Halle Berry

You’re gonna want someone this tough to be a tough fighter in your movie. | Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC

The New York-based fighter …read more

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Melendez Inks Bellator Contract Extension

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Undefeated women’s Strawweight contender Keri Melendez will be fighting inside the Bellator MMA cage for the foreseeable future after she inked a contract …read more

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Schaub Blasts Jones For Touting Religion After Domestic Violence Arrest

Brendan Schaub is not happy with Jon Jones for talking about God after being arrested for domestic violence.

Schaub has had some big things to say in the wake of Jones …read more

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Kayla Harrison 'in a fantastic position,' weighs potential fights with Amanda Nunes, Cris Cyborg

Two-time PFL champion and current free agent Kayla Harrison isn’t yet sure where she’ll compete next, but she’s excited by the multiple opportunities that could await.
Harrison (12-0) made it clear …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov takes a hilarious jab at Dana White

Khabib Nurmagomedov and UFC president Dana White are good friends so when Nurmagomedov took a jab at White in a recent interview, we can assume it was all in good …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev goes off on ‘cowardice’ Colby Covington

Khamzat Chimaev might be one the biggest rising stars and this week he’s been taking aim at all the fighters he’d like to fight, including two retired legends and former …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev angles for matchups with Leon Edwards, 'b*tch' Colby Covington

Khamzat Chimaev seems to have everyone on his wish list.
From former UFC dual-champ Daniel Cormier, to Brock Lesnar, to Georges St-Pierre and Conor McGregor, Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) hasn’t …read more

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