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Nate Diaz to apply for boxing license in Nevada

In 2016, Nate Diaz had a break-out year in the Octagon. Could his 2017 be marked by an appearance inside a ring?
Diaz is in the process of applying for a …read more

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Gracie’s Break Down the Ezekiel Choke with Vince Vaughn (video)

Heavyweight Oleksiy Oliynyk pulled off the first Ezekiel Choke in UFC history, and he did it while his opponent was on top of him in full mount. Ryron and Rener …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Rankings, Jan. 17: How high did Sergio Pettis climb at flyweight?

Yair Rodriguez picked up a win over an MMA legend in B.J. Penn in Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 103 main event.
It was impressive – a dominant second-round TKO after …read more

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Video: Ronda Rousey Could Learn from Floyd Mayweather – Chael Sonnen

Bellator’s Chael Sonnen urges Ronda Rousey to take up Floyd Mayweather’s offer to train with him.

After Rousey was brutally dispatched by Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, Floyd Mayweather took the …read more

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Conor McGregor Files For Trademarks On His Name, Nickname with U.S. Patents Office

Conor McGregor has some definite ideas about his brand and worth and he certainly doesn’t want anybody else to profit off of it. …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 3:16 am By
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Brennan Ward Feels he & Paul Daley Are ‘One of The Last Old-School Guys’

The co-main event of this Saturday night’s (Jan. 21) Bellator 170 card has the potential to be one of the most thrilling fights of the year. Welterweight heavy hitters Brennan …read more

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Junior Dos Santos still hoping to headline UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax, but against whom?

December 19, 2015; Orlando, FL, USA; Junior Dos Santos moves in with a punch against Alistair Overeem during UFC Fight Night at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

December …read more

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UFC Phoenix salaries: Penn, Lauzon lead the way

Despite losing badly, B.J. Penn scored the highest reported salary at UFC Phoenix. The UFC’s first event of 2017 didn’t exactly break the bank. The promotion’s latest trip to …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 3:16 am By
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UFC Fight Night 103: Medical Suspensions Announced, Rodriguez Out

The Arizona Department of Gaming confirmed on Tuesday that B.J Penn conqueror Yair Rodriguez has been ‘suspended indefinitely’ on Tuesday (courtesy of MMA Fighting).

Rodriguez battered the UFC legend on route …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 payouts, salaries: BJ Penn’s $150,000 leads payday way

UFC Fight Night 103 fighter payouts for the athletes who competed at the “Rodriguez vs. Penn”-led FOX Sports 1 event this past weekend (Sun., Jan. 15, 2017) inside Talking Stick …read more

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Nate Diaz expected to be given boxing license in Nevada

Nevada State Athletic Commission director Bob Bennett confirms Nate Diaz’s application for a boxing license in the state. In December 2016, Conor McGregor was given a boxing license in …read more

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Tony Ferguson Feels Khabib’s ‘Padded Record’ Isn’t Near His Contention

The trash talking between No. 2 ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Tony Ferguson and No. 1 ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t ceased. The two finally agreed to a bout at …read more

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Bellator 170 interview: Rebuilt Kevin Casey primed for Keith Berry fight, promotional debut - 'It's my time'

Bellator 170: “Ortiz vs Sonnen” comes to The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., this Saturday night (Jan. 21, 2017), featuring a Spike TV-televised main event that is bound to be …read more

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Hisaki Kato: Nothing special about fighting a Gracie family member at Bellator 170

Hisaki Kato said he gets no special form of enthusiasm in preparing to take on a member of the family that helped craft modern MMA at Bellator 170.
Kato (7-2 MMA, …read more

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UFC Fight Night Phoenix Salaries: B.J. Penn Earns An Event-High $150,000 Purse

At UFC Fight Night 103, Yair Rodriguez ran roughshod over MMA legend B.J. Penn, but he couldn’t top him at the pay window. …read more

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Tony Ferguson opens up on accepting Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

While Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will meet in the Octagon at UFC 209 to fight for the interim UFC lightweight championship, it took quite a bit of time for …read more

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Bellator 170's Brennan Ward says he and Paul Daley are incapable of being boring

You can understand why welterweight Brennan Ward is excited to fight Paul Daley at Bellator 170, and why the rest of the MMA world should be excited for it, as …read more

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Chapter 11 filing could be contributing factor for Blackzilians camp issues

Financial issues may be partially to blame for the recent disbanding of the Blackzilians team. MMA gyms are popping up all the time, but it’s no easy task to be …read more

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Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum UFC Fight Night: Fortaleza staredown video

Vitor Belfort and Kelvin Gastelum faced off Tuesday in Fortaleza, Brazil, ahead of their five-round middleweight bout at UFC Fight Night 107.
Belfort (25-13) looks to bounce back from losses to …read more

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A Breakdown of Aleksei Oleinik’s Historic Ezekiel Choke

MMA veteran Oleinik “The Boa Constrictor” pulled off an exquisite Ezekiel Choke on the undercard of UFC Fight Night: Penn v Rodriguez on Sunday.

Oleinik pulled off what will go down …read more

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Linsey Williams Has Big Plans for Her Pro MMA Debut at LFA 2

Having gotten into MMA as an amateur a couple years ago, strawweight prospect Linsey Williams quickly developed a love for the sport and felt it wouldn’t be long before she …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Says he Injured His Knee Before B.J. Penn Fight

Rising featherweight Yair Rodriguez raised his stock a bit higher with his destruction of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer B.J. Penn at this past Sunday’s (Jan. 15) UFC …read more

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UFC's Nate Diaz applying for boxing license

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Chael Sonnen: If Ronda Rousey has some time, ‘I think she should’ train with Floyd Mayweather

Bellator 170 headliner Chael Sonnen spoke with TMZ about Floyd Mayweather’s offer to help train Ronda Rousey. Two weeks after Ronda Rousey’s loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, …read more

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Retired Tim Kennedy vows to seek change in more ‘significant fight’

Tim Kennedy has rolled with the punches for his entire MMA career, which began in 2001 in Oroville, Calif. on the regional circuit, and ended nearly 15 years later in …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 1:46 am By
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UFC Unfiltered: Din Thomas and Fight Night recap

The great Din Thomas joins Jim and Matt in studio to break down the results of UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Penn, Robbie Lawler leaving American Top Team, Din and …read more

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Conor McGregor The Brand: UFC Star ‘Trademarks’ Name and Sobriquet

Conor McGregor follows in the footsteps of Ronda Rousey in trademarking his name.

ESPN confirms that UFC lightweight champion and global superstar McGregor has allegedly worked through the motions to trademark …read more

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Mousasi asking for Weidman but open to volunteers

Mousasi asking for Weidman but open to volunteers …read more

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BJ Penn Tops UFC Fight Night 103 Fighter Salaries

Despite losing in the main event, UFC Hall of Fame fighter BJ Penn topped the UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn disclosed fighter payroll.
According to the Arizona Boxing …read more

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Twitter reacts to Tim Kennedy's retirement from MMA competition

UFC middleweight contender and former Strikeforce title challenger Tim Kennedy made his official exit from MMA today when he formally announced his retirement in a lengthy social media post.
Kennedy (18-6 …read more

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Tim Kennedy on Retirement: ‘I Feel so Much More Free & Excited’

Earlier today, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. The U.S. Army Green Beret had some highlights in his career including …read more

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Angela Hill returns to UFC, faces Andrade in Houston

After tearing through the strawweight division in Invicta FC, former Ultimate Fighter standout Angela Hill will return to take care of some unfinished UFC business on Feb. 4 when she …read more

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Correia vs Reneau set for Fortaleza

Popular bantamweight contender Bethe Correia will have the fans on her side on Mar. 11 when she returns to the Octagon in Fortaleza, Brazil to face fellow 135-pound standout Marion …read more

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Garbrandt-Dillashaw promises to be intriguing feud

Cody Garbrandt made sure to deliver a message to TJ Dillashaw immediately after upsetting pound-for-pound great Dominick Cruz to win the bantamweight title at UFC 207. “Anyone can come get …read more

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Photos: The best images from UFC Fight Night 103, including B.J. Penn's comeback

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosThe UFC’s first event of 2017 brought with it the return of a Hall of Famer from retirement. But things didn’t work out very well for …read more

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Kennedy thanks troops in farewell to Octagon

In a Facebook post announcing his retirement on Tuesday, longtime middleweight contender Tim Kennedy wrote of his reasons for walking away from the sport at the age of 37, and …read more

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Arum: A ‘novice’ would beat Conor McGregor in boxing, Mayweather fight talk is ‘absolute nonsense’

The longtime boxing promoter gave his thoughts on growing talk about a Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight, under MMA or boxing rules. Talk about Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor …read more

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The top UFC fighters under 25

Cody Garbrandt celebrates after defeating Dominick Cruz at UFC 207 to become bantamweight champ” align=”center” />
It wouldn’t be fair to say mixed martial arts was an “old man’s sport,” but …read more

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Tony Ferguson rips into Khabib Nurmagomedov for stalking him like an ex-girlfriend

The top-ranked UFC Lightweight contender can’t wait to derail the Dagestani hype train at UFC 209 in March. After nearly a month of back-and-forth squabbles and hard-balling, a fight between …read more

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UFC Statement on Angela Hill

On December 13, 2016, UFC strawweight Angela Hill was re-enrolled by USADA into the UFC Anti-Doping Policy Registered Testing Pool (RTP). Hill had previously been part of the RTP as …read more

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UFC Fight Night Phoenix Salaries: B.J. Penn Tops List With $150,000

B.J. Penn may have been torched in his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) return, but he did earn the most when it comes to base salaries. The UFC Fight Night event …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 medical suspensions: Yair Rodriguez out indefinitely

Victorious UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez was one of three fighters to receive an indefinite suspension in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night 103, according to information released by the …read more

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Video: Toney v Couture – The Last Time Elite Boxing and MMA Crossed Paths?

Boxing and MMA crossovers are not as exclusive to Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather; relive the last time both sports went head to head when Toney met Couture.

James Toney was …read more

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) postpones upcoming WSOF 35 event (again)

According to MMA Fighting, World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has postponed WSOF 35, which was slated to go down on February 28, in Las Vegas, Nevada, and rescheduled it to …read more

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Conor McGregor is Getting into the Business of Protecting His Business

Conor McGregor is getting more and more serious by the day about the business of being Conor McGregor.
While McGregor and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather may be jawwing at each other …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 salaries: Hall of Famer B.J. Penn earns $150,000 in defeat

Mixed martial arts legend B.J. Penn led the disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 103, earning $150,000 for his unsuccessful comeback bid against featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez. The Arizona Department …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 salaries: Penn ($150,000), Lauzon ($116,000), Rodriguez ($100,000) lead payrolls

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosHe may have been handled with ease by rising star Yair Rodriguez, but B.J. Penn led all fighters in disclosed paydays after UFC Fight Night 103.
Penn …read more

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Mark Hunt Claims UFC “Forced” Him to Fight Alistair Overeem

Mark Hunt’s claims that his upcoming, UFC 209 fight with Alistair Overeem was not his choice is bound to cause a stir in the MMA world.

According to Hunt, the …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 medical suspensions: Yair Rodriguez, B.J. Penn among potentially long sits

Filed under: News, UFCThe Arizona Boxing & Mixed Martial Arts Commission issued lengthier-than-mandatory medical suspensions to 15 fighters from Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 103 event, including the featherweight headliners.
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Mark Hunt on Alistair Overeem booking: The UFC ‘forced this fight on me’

Heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt is fighting Alistair Overeem at UFC 209, but it’s certainly not by choice. One of the marquee fights at UFC 209 is a heavyweight rematch between …read more

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Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum staredown video from UFC Fight Night 106 presser in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a special pre-fight press conference on Tuesday (Jan. 17, 2017) for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 107 mixed martial arts (MMA) event scheduled for March …read more

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Conor McGregor Insider Confirms Mayweather Fight is Very Close

The PR circus surrounding Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s prospective fight may in fact lead to a bout closer than most think, according to the Irishman’s striking coach, Owen Roddy.

Following …read more

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Source: ‘Lack of communication’ from ‘management’ broke up the Blackzilians

A source close to the situation outlined what caused the Blackzilians to fracture. The source also named which fighters were training at Henri Hooft’s new gym. Yesterday, on The …read more

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ONE Championship's Victor Cui on promotion's staying power in Asia: We're opposite of the West

Victor Cui
What’s the reason for ONE Championship’s staying power in Asia? A lot of good contacts, and a different philosophy.
“In the West, the brand around the sport is about blood …read more

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Steve Swanson Ready for War at Combate Americas DIEZ

Though he was able to raise his current winning streak to four with an undefeated 2016, bantamweight Steve Swanson is not pleased with how the year turned out overall.
Despite his …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Fight Night 103

UFC’s first show of the year on Sunday night, headlined by Hall of Famer B.J. Penn facing Yair Rodriguez ended up with a big question, and a big answer.
The …read more

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Bellator 173: McGeary vs. Fields – February 24

Date: February 24, 2017
Venue: SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland
TV: Spike TV/Spike.com
Fight Card:
205lbs- Liam McGeary (11-1) vs. Chris Fields (11-7)
145lbs- James Gallagher (5-0) vs. TBA
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The MMA Hour - 364 - Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans discusses what’s next and having to change camps.

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The MMA Hour - 364 - Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen breaks down his upcoming fight against BJ Penn.

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Bellator 174: Coenen vs. Budd – March 3

Date: March 3, 2017
Venue: WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma
TV: Spike TV/Spike.com
Fight Card:
145lbs- Julia Budd (9-2) vs. Marloes Coenen (23-7)***Women’s Featherweight Title Fight (Vacant)
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The MMA Hour - 364 - Stipe Miocic

Stipe Miocic talks about his UFC 203 deal, what’s next and more.

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Francis Ngannou: ‘My Advantage Over Andrei Arlovski is my Mind’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Francis Ngannou has made some noise since making his debut for the world leader of mixed martial arts (MMA). He knocked out Luis Henrique in …read more

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Blackzilians chief says team not going anywhere despite departure of coach and Rashad Evans

Apr 16, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Rashad Evans (blue gloves) in thelight heavyweight bout (bout 11) during UFC Fight Night at Amalie Arena. Glover Texeira won. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold …read more

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The MMA Hour - 364 - Jon Fitch

WSOF welterweight champion Jon Fitch talks about if his career is over or not.

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The MMA Hour - 364 - Megan Anderson

Megan Anderson breaks down her win at Invicta FC 21.

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The MMA Hour - 364 - Alan Jouban

Alan Jouban looks back at his win over Mike Perry and what he wants next.

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The MMA Hour - 364 - Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson looks ahead to his fight against Anderson Silva.

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The MMA Hour - 364 - Weekend recap

Ariel Helwani and Eric Jackman look back at a busy weekend.

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Interview: UFC founder Campbell McLaren on Combate Americas, big expectations for 2017

The co-founder of the UFC talks to BloodyElbow about his new venture and his vision for the sport As someone that’s been involved in television for decades now, former UFC …read more

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Face off! Angela Lee vs Jenny Huang staredown pic from Bangkok ahead of ONE: 'Warrior Kingdom'

ONE: “Warrior Kingdom” is set for the Impact Arena in Bangkok on March 11th and the two fighters who will headline the show faced off at a press conference on …read more

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The MMA Hour - 364 - Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt discusses his lawsuit and his upcoming fight against Alistair Overeem.

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MMAjunkie reader predictions: Make your picks for 'Bellator 170: Ortiz vs. Sonnen'

We want your predictions for this week’s Bellator 170 in event in Inglewood, Calif.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMAjunkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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Michael Chiesa: I’d Beat Conor McGregor Because He’s Not ‘True Lightweight’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White raised a lot of eyebrows when he put over how huge Nate Diaz was compared to Conor McGregor. Despite the fact that Diaz …read more

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Cody Garbrandt calls for advanced USADA testing for TJ Dillashaw UFC title fight

The proposed championship fight between current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw doesn’t have an official time and date, but the shots continue to be …read more

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VIDEO | Vince Vaughn helps with Gracie Breakdown – First Ezekiel Choke in UFC History

If you’re a fan of Vince Vaughn, you’re going to enjoy this Gracie Breakdown that much more.
The hilarious actor has got the jiu-jitsu bug after enrolling his daughter into the …read more

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Amanda Nunes confident she can reach Conor McGregor level stardom

To close out 2016, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes picked up arguably the biggest win of her career as she destroyed former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in …read more

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Michael Chiesa explains why he would beat Conor McGregor

When lightweight champion Conor McGregor returns from his current hiatus from competition, it will likely be to a fight with the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson’s upcoming interim …read more

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VIDEO | Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin talks Conor McGregor’s chances in the boxing ring

One of the biggest names in boxing today is Gennady Golovkin, who is known for his knockout power and exciting fights.
With all the talk and buzz surrounding a Conor McGregor …read more

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Angela Hill Gets USADA Exemption, Path Clear to Face Jessica Andrade at Feb. 4 UFC Fight Night

Angela Hill’s going to get her Ultimate Fighting Championship return against Jessica Andrade after all. …read more

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UFC waives four-month testing window for Hill

UFC waives four-month testing window for Hill …read more

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Tony Ferguson: UFC 'met my standards' on UFC 209 contract, ready for 'stalker ex-girlfriend' Nurmagomedov

Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosTony Ferguson said he was confident his UFC 209 matchup with Khabib Nurmagomedov would get done, even if the interim lightweight …read more

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Blackzilians Coach Henri Hooft Announces His Departure Amidst Growing Team Turmoil

The future of the Blackzilians team may be uncertain, but they’re definitely out a coach. Monday, longtime Blackzilians striking coach and trainer Henri Hooft announced via Instagram that he was …read more

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World Series of Fighting postpones its next event

World Series of Fighting has once again postponed an event.
WSOF 35, slated to take place Feb. 28, has been moved to March 18, per Ray Sefo, WSOF president. The organization …read more

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Freak fights in 2017: McGregor vs. Mayweather and looking ahead to the past

As the UFC searches to maximize revenue in the coming year, it’s worth thinking about what fans are getting out of it and what the UFC has to lose. Mixed …read more

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Angela Hill scores USADA exemption, fights Jessica Andrade on Feb. 4 in Houston

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welcomes The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 standout Angela Hill back to the Octagon for a 115-pound showdown against division contender Jessica Andrade.
They’ll do the deed at …read more

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Angela Hill Granted USADA Exemption Ahead of February UFC Bout

Invicta FC champion Angela Hill has been granted an exemption from the infamous “four-month rule” of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy in order to make a timely return to the Octagon.
Hill …read more

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Bethe Correia-Marion Reneau, Paulo Costa-Alex Nicholson Join UFC Fight Night 106 in Fortaleza

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next trip to Brazil has a new pair of fights. …read more

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VIDEO | 47-year-old Chuck Liddell spars with The Pit students for black belt test

UFC Hall of Fame legend Chuck Liddell is still getting in the ring here and there, showing glimpses of his past as the king of the UFC’s light heavyweight division.
Recently, …read more

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Mark Hunt: UFC “forced” me to take fight with Alistair Overeem

Fan favorite UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt’s recent spat with the UFC brass over the past 6 months has certainly been a public one. After Hunt’s UFC 200 scrap with Brock …read more

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Ben Saunders was broke before Court McGee win

On Sunday night, the UFC returned to Phoenix, Arizona with an exciting night of fights. The second fight on the main card occurred at welterweight, where gritty veteran Ben Saunders …read more

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Derek Brunson explains why Anderson Silva won’t play and showboat against him

UFC middleweight Derek Brunson will return to the Octagon at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York on February 11.
Coming off a TKO loss against Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Angela Hill Gets USADA Pool Exemption, Path Clear to Face Jessica Andrade at Feb. 4 UFC Fight Night

Angela Hill’s going to get her Ultimate Fighting Championship return against Jessica Andrade after all. …read more

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With USADA exemption, Angela Hill meets Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston

The Invicta FC strawweight champion is returning to the UFC.
Officials today announced Angela Hill (6-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is slated to fight fellow 115-pounder Jessica Andrade (15-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) …read more

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Combate Americas inks first MMA deal with ESPN Latin America for Thursday night show

The Combate Americas promotion will have its largest amount of worldwide distribution in its history for a live event on Thursday night in Mexico City.
The promotion announced on Tuesday that …read more

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Bob Arum explains why McGregor Mayweather talk is meaningless

To kick off 2017, talks of a potential Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather boxing match quickly picked up steam as Mayweather offered the UFC superstar $15 million for a boxing match:

“We …read more

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Kamaru Usman maps out his ideal opponents for his next three fights

Undefeated Blackzilians staple Kamaru Usman is one of the fastest rising prospects in the welterweight division. He also understands the value of a good, old fashioned call-out, which is why …read more

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Tim Kennedy Announces Retirement, Acknowledges Father Time

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy on Tuesday decided he will not fade away. While he hinted that Father Time may be catching up to him, Kennedy announced his retirement.
Still a Top …read more

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Angela Hill to face Jessica Andrade after UFC waives ‘four-month rule’

Angela Hill won’t have to go through the full four months of USADA drug testing to make her UFC return after all.
Hill, the current Invicta women’s strawweight champion, will take …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Refuses to Urge “Strong” B.J Penn to Retire From MMA

Yair Rodriguez does not feel it is his place to be drawn into the B.J Penn retirement debate.

There is no escaping Rodriguez’s talent, and his display on Sunday’s Fight Night …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on January 17, 2017, 7:16 pm By
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Michael Chiesa will beat Conor McGregor because he’s a huge lightweight and ‘Notorious’ is not

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who was also king of the 145-pound castle before galloping off to the land of big men, likes to collect mixed martial …read more

Source:: MMAMania

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