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Midnight Mania! Cormier: Gaethje ‘Toughest Opponent’ For Khabib

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
On the whole, it’s …read more

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Dana White: UFC's second stint on 'Fight Island' will likely be 'five or six weeks'

The UFC is heading back to “Fight Island,” only this time it’s planning a longer stay.
The promotion is eying a five-to-six-week run on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UFC president Dana …read more

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Dana White: Maki Pitolo to welcome DWCS contract winner Impa Kasanganay at UFC event on Aug. 22

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Impa Kasanganay will make his octagon debut 11 days after earning a UFC contract on the Contender Series.
UFC president Dana White revealed at the end …read more

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Five for five: Dana White awards five UFC contracts in Week 2 of Contender Series

UFC president Dana White delivered contracts to each of the five winners on Tuesday night’s episode of the Contender Series. …read more

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Dana White: Impa Kasangay will make UFC debut vs. Maki Pitolo at Aug. 22 event

Impa Kasanganay just earned his UFC contract Tuesday night and he already has a date and opponent for his promotional debut.
At DWCS 28 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, …read more

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UFC 252 free fight: Junior Dos Santos hands Tai Tuivasa his first career defeat

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos reminded everyone why he’s no stepping stone.
Dos Santos (21-7 MMA, 15-6 UFC) faced formerly unbeaten Tai Tuivasa in the main event of UFC …read more

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All 5 winners earn UFC contracts at DWCS Season 4: Week 2

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All five winners at DWCS Season 4: Week 2 walked away with UFC contracts in Las Vegas.
Impa Kasanganay, TJ Laramie, Cory McKenna, …read more

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DWCS 28 video: Joe Pyfer suffers gruesome arm injury, grosses out Dana White in the process

Just when the Dana White’s Contender Series 28 featured bout was heating up, it came to a screeching halt.
After some back-and-forth action, Dustin Stoltzfus and Joe Pyfer entered a brief …read more

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Beware Of Gaethje’s ‘Zone Of Death’

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Khabib Nurmagomedov has already warned Justin Gaethje that he will be taken to the deepest ocean and drowned when the two face off in a …read more

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Ion Cutelaba Tests Positive for COVID-19, UFC 252 Bout vs. Magomed Ankalaev Canceled

Ion Cutelaba has tested positive for COVID-19, and as a result, his UFC 252 rematch with Magomed Ankalaev has been pulled from Saturday’s card. …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2020, 2:46 am By
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UFC Signs Record-Tying Five Competitors on Week 2 of Dana White’s Contender Series

Dustin Stoltzfus, Adrian Yanez and T.J. Laramie highlight latest crop of UFC signees on DWCS. …read more

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WATCH: Fighter Suffers Disgusting Arm Break At Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Joe Pyfer didn’t envision his bout with Dustin Stoltzfus ending the way that it did. On the 28th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, Pyfer and Stoltzfus did …read more

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Colby Covington on Tyron Woodley fight: “If he doesn’t leave on a stretcher I didn’t do my job”

Colby Covington makes it clear he plans on finishing Tyron Woodley. Covington and Woodley have had a rivalry for a long time. Many thought they would fight in 2018 when …read more

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DWCS 28 video: Adrian Yanez scores 39-second standing TKO in Jorge Masvidal-esque fashion

Bantamweight Adrian Yanez set out to make his father proud Tuesday night – and he did just that.
In just 39 seconds, Yanez (11-3) scored a vicious, standing-TKO over opponent Brady …read more

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Statement on UFC 252

UFC 252 card updates
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Posted on August 12, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Marlon Chito Vera Is Just Built Different

Marlon Chito Vera’s life experience shaped him into a prizefighter.
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Adrian Yanez Starches Brady Huang On Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Adrian Yanez made a statement on the 28th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. Yanez shared the Octagon with Brady Huang inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, …read more

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Gaethje says he needs to create car crashes against Khabib

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Justin Gaethje knows he has to create reckless abandon to get his hand raised against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Ahead of their title fight …read more

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Predictions! UFC 252 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

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The baddest men on the planet settle a long-running score this Saturday (Aug. 15, 2020) when Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier …read more

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Video: Adrian Yanez earns 5th fastest stoppage in DWCS history with 39-second TKO

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Bantamweight Adrian Yanez wowed UFC brass with the fifth-fastest stoppage win in DWCS history.
Yanez needed just 39 seconds to put away Brady …read more

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Justin Gaethje has 'zone of death' waiting to counter Khabib Nurmagomedov's takedowns

Justin Gaethje recognizes that his doubters think UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will have his way in the wrestling department when the two fighters square off.
However, Gaethje (22-2 MMA, 5-2 …read more

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Gaethje’s ‘Zone Of Death’ vs Khabib’s ‘Deep Ocean Drowning’

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Khabib Nurmagomedov has already warned Justin Gaethje that he will be taken to the deepest ocean and drowned when the two face off in a …read more

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UFC 252 Embedded, part 2 - ‘We’re so lucky we can go out there and make money’

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Check out the secon episode of Embedded for UFC 252. UFC 252 is almost here, and as usual, Embedded is here as well. The …read more

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Ion Cutelaba tests positive for COVID-19; Magomed Ankalaev rematch off of UFC 252

Ion Cutelaba and Magomed Ankalaev won’t be running it back at UFC 252.
Ahead of Saturday’s rematch at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Cutelaba (15-5 MMA, 4-4 UFC) was removed …read more

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UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3 fight week coverage

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UFC 252 – ‘MIOCIC VS. CORMIER 3′ Bloody Elbow presents its pre-fight coverage for UFC 252, which goes down on August 15th at the …read more

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Tai Tuivasa says he’s been cut by the UFC

Is this the end of the road for the king of the shoeys? Asked if he’d been cut by a fan on social media, the 10-3 heavyweight replied ‘yeah’ with …read more

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Justin Gaethje says he is creating a “zone of death” against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje knows he has to create chaos if he will beat Khabib Nurmagomedov. At UFC 254 on Oct. 24, Gaethje will be looking to become the undisputed champion when …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series Results

All The Big Winners From Season 4, Episode 2 At The UFC Apex in Las Vegas
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Posted on August 12, 2020, 1:16 am By
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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Aug. 11: Dariush, Kunitskaya making moves

There was plenty of major MMA action this past Friday and Saturday, which meant plenty of potential for climbs up or down the rankings ladder.
Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Derrick …read more

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Yoel Romero out of UFC Vegas 7 co-main event vs. Uriah Hall

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An important middleweight contest is now scrapped from the UFC Vegas 7 lineup. With less than two weeks to go before fight night, the …read more

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LIVE! ‘Contender Series’ Results, Play-By-Play Updates

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The world’s “toughest job interview” continues this evening as 10 fighters “vie to fulfill their dreams of earning a UFC contract.” Following in the …read more

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Viviane Araujo replaces Maryna Moroz against Montana De La Rosa at Sept. 5 UFC Fight Night

The UFC Fight Night event scheduled for Sept. 5 has been shaken up.
Maryna Moroz will no longer fight that night in Las Vegas. In her place, Viviane Araujo will step …read more

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Cutelaba tests positive, out of Ankalaev rematch

Ion Cutelaba, a light heavyweight up-and-comer, tested positive for COVID-19 and has withdrawn from a scheduled bout against Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 252 on Saturday. …read more

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Check out Sean O’Malley’s blistering knockout of Eddie Wineland (UFC 252 free fight)

Sean O’Malley added to his perfect record with a knockout of Eddie Wineland earlier this year at UFC 250.
O’Malley faces Marlon Vera in the co-main event of UFC 252 on …read more

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UFC 252 Clash: Dvalishvili Vs. Dodson!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight talents Merab Dvalishvili and John Dodson will square off this Sat. (Aug. 15, 2020) at UFC 252 inside UFC …read more

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Sean O’Malley says UFC forced Marlon Vera to sign the contract, eyes another first-round KO

Sean O’Malley believes Marlon Vera didn’t want to fight him. In the co-main event of UFC 252, O’Malley is set for his toughest test to date when he battles the …read more

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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 28 Live Results

Another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series goes down tonight (Aug. 11). The UFC Apex in Las Vegas plays host to the 28th edition of DWCS. Headlining the …read more

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Ion Cutelaba tests positive for COVID-19, out of Magomed Ankalaev rematch

UFC light heavyweight Ion Cutelaba tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of his rematch at UFC 252 against Magomd Ankalaev. MMAFighting.com confirmed Igor Lazorin‘s report that Cutelaba tested positive …read more

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Masvidal calls for Usman rematch, Edwards responds

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Leon Edwards is still gunning for a fight with Jorge Masvidal, despite “Gamebred” wanting a rematch with Kamaru Usman. Jorge Masvidal’s calls for a …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020, Week 2 live results and discussion

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Discuss the Season 4, Week 2 episode of Dana White’s Contender Series starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on August 11th. Tonight (August …read more

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DWCS Season 4: Week 2 results

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MMA Fighting has DWCS Season 4: Week 2 results from Tuesday’s event at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nev.
In the main event, …read more

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Ion Cutelaba positive for COVID-19, UFC 252 rematch with Magomed Ankalaev off

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The rematch between Ion Cutelaba and Magomed Ankalaev will again have to wait.
The light heavyweight matchup has been pulled from …read more

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Kai Kamaka III vs. Tony Kelley in the works as late addition to UFC 252

A late addition is being finalized for UFC 252.
Promotional newcomers Kai Kamaka III and Tony Kelley have agreed to fight Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Contracts are …read more

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Cutelaba Tests Positive For Covid-19, Out Of UFC 252

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Ion Cutelaba has been forced out of his highly-anticipated rematch against Magomed Ankalaev — which was set to go down …read more

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The Best Of Jim Miller

Take a look at the best moments in the legendary career of Jim Miller.
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Relive the top UFC trilogies in the history of the venerable fight promotion

We count down the top UFC trilogies that occurred all underneath the UFC banner. Quite a few UFC Hall of Famers and legends of the sport make an appearance on …read more

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DC drops body transformation highlight after 12 week fight camp

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The former UFC ‘double champ’ looks like he’s in great condition for his trilogy bout against Stipe Miocic. But the cost of getting there …read more

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Top prospect Timur Valiev expected to face fellow newcomer Mark Striegl at Aug. 22 UFC event

A new bantamweight fight has been booked for the UFC’s upcoming card on Aug. 22 as highly touted prospect Timur Valiev makes his octagon debut against fellow newcomer Mark Striegl.
Multiple …read more

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LFA Announces Second Series of Events in South Dakota Beginning on Aug. 21

Legacy Fighting Alliance will bring four more events to South Dakota beginning later this month. …read more

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Romero Out Of Hall Fight At UFC Vegas 7

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Yoel Romero has been forced out of his Middleweight fight against Uriah Hall, which was scheduled to go down at the upcoming UFC Vegas …read more

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Marlon Vera on Sean O'Malley dying hair with Ecuador colors: 'Fans have always supported me'

Marlon Vera is glad his next opponent is repping his country’s colors.
The 27-year-old bantamweight fights in the co-main event of UFC 252 this Saturday against Sean O’Malley – one of …read more

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Here’s What Former UFC Welterweight Ben Askren Regrets About MMA Career

Former UFC welterweight Ben Askren has one big regret when it comes to his MMA career. Askren found great success in his career. Many argue that by the time he …read more

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UFC full fight video: Brock Lesnar dominates Heath Herring for first UFC win

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Watch Brock Lesnar vs. Heath Herring full fight video to see Lesnar earn his first UFC win by beating Herring at UFC 87 on Aug. 9, 2008, …read more

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Coach says Cormier doesn’t have to retire: ‘He’s not performing like a 41-year-old’

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“He’s in shape. His mind is sharp, his reflexes are sharp. He’s fighting like the best heavyweight there is.” Daniel …read more

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Posted on August 11, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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Yoel Romero Yanked From Planned UFC Bout With Uriah Hall

Yoel Romero vs. Uriah Hall is off. Romero was scheduled to share the Octagon with Hall on Aug. 22. The bout would’ve been held inside the UFC APEX in Las …read more

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Cosmo Alexandre explains how re-signing with ONE Championship was financially a safer choice

At this point in his career, Cosmo Alexandre is looking for security.
Alexandre (8-1), who recently had a contract dispute with ONE Championship, has re-signed with the promotion with the help …read more

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Yoel Romero out of co-headliner vs. Uriah Hall at Aug. 22 UFC event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The upcoming UFC card on Aug. 22 has taken a major hit after multi-time title contender Yoel Romero was forced out of his co-main event …read more

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Ashley Yoder expecting ‘exciting fight for all of us’ against Livia Souza at UFC 252

It’s odd to think that the lockdown created by the novel coronavirus could have had good timing for someone, but for UFC strawweight Ashley Yoder, it actually worked out.
Following a …read more

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Free Fight! O’Malley Scores Walk-Off KO Over Wineland

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It’s no secret Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is grooming Sean O’Malley to be one of it’s next poster boys. “Suga” has been feeling the …read more

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Daniel Cormier Thinks Justin Gaethje Will Be Khabib’s Toughest Fight

Daniel Cormier wouldn’t be surprised if Justin Gaethje proves to be a tough out for Khabib Nurmagomedov. On Oct. 24, Nurmagomedov and Gaethje will do battle in a lightweight title …read more

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Mike Kimbel vs. Chaka Worthy added to Bellator 244 lineup in Connecticut

Fighting in Connecticut is nothing new for Bellator up-and-comer Mike Kimbel – and he’ll be doing it again.
Kimbel (3-2 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) will return to action for the first time …read more

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Sean O’Malley says he understands why Cody Garbrandt doesn’t want to fight him

UFC bantamweight star Sean O’Malley believes that divisional rival Cody Garbrandt doesn’t really want to fight him in the wake of their recent back and forth on social media. While …read more

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Ben Askren wishes he'd focused more on jiu-jitsu: 'My potential to choke people out went untapped'

When Ben Askren turned professional as a mixed martial artist in February 2009, he did so on the heels of a remarkable amateur wrestling career.
Askren, who competed for the University …read more

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UFC 252 -- Inside the moment Stipe Miocic discovered how to beat Daniel Cormier

Here’s what Stipe Miocic saw in the fourth round in 2019 that allowed him to regain the heavyweight title. …read more

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Bellator 243 Draws Promotion’s Best Ratings of 2020 on Paramount Network

Michael Chandler remains a solid draw for Bellator MMA. …read more

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Yoel Romero Withdraws from UFC on ESPN 15 Co-Main Event

Yoel Romero has withdrawn from a proposed bout against Uriah Hall at UFC on ESPN 15. …read more

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Yoel Romero out of UFC on ESPN 15 co-main event

Yoel Romero has withdrawn from his planned UFC on ESPN 15 co-main event bout with Uriah Hall.
Romero pulled out of the bout because of undisclosed reasons. MMAWeekly.com sources verified the …read more

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Justin Gaethje plans to create ‘zone of death’ for Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254

Justin Gaethje | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Justin Gaethje is well aware of the skills his next opponent brings to the table, and he’s preparing himself to have a …read more

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O’Malley thinks Garbrandt is avoiding him: ‘He don’t want that fight’

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“He’s 5’3.” I’m 6’4.” He don’t want that fight.” Sean O’Malley thinks he’s in Cody Garbrandt’s head and that the …read more

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Backup For Figueiredo vs Garbrandt Title Fight?

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After Deiveson Figueiredo won the vacant Flyweight title by defeating Joseph Benavidez a second time at UFC Fight Island 2 a …read more

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Romero withdraws from Hall bout, sources say

Uriah Hal lost another high-profile opponent after Yoel Romero withdrew from their co-main event at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Munhoz on Aug. 22. …read more

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Javier Mendez Thinks Miocic vs. Cormier 3 Winner Will Get ‘Big Money Fight’ Against Jon Jones

American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez believes the winner of Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier III is in for a massive payday if either one accepts. Miocic and Cormier …read more

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Bellator 243 produces best ratings of the year on Paramount Network

The return of former lightweight champion Michael Chandler helped push Bellator 243 to the best ratings of the year for the Viacom-owned promotion.
According to the Nielsen Ratings System, Bellator 243 …read more

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Yoel Romero out vs. Uriah Hall at UFC on ESPN 15

A key middleweight matchup set to go down as next week’s UFC on ESPN 15 co-main event is off the table.
Recent title challenger Yoel Romero (13-5 MMA, 9-4 UFC) is …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Justin Gaethje is “toughest opponent” for Khabib Nurmagomedov

Daniel Cormier believes UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is in for the toughest test of his career when he takes on Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on October 24. While …read more

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Ben Askren and Logan Paul bicker over potential fight

Ben Askren, never one to shy away from a Twitter skirmish, has recently been getting into it with YouTube star Logan Paul. Earlier this week, Paul issued an open challenge, …read more

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The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Sean O'Malley vs. Marlon Vera at UFC 252

UFC 252 features a pivotal bout in the bantamweight division, as surging prospect Sean O’Malley looks to push his way toward title contention against the dangerous Marlon Vera in their …read more

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Mendez: ‘Nothing against Tony’, but I don’t want Khabib-Ferguson booked again

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“And I am kind of a little superstitious. So do I want to see a sixth fight? Not really.” Coach …read more

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UFC 252 Embedded: Sean O’Malley adds a little color to fight week

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Sean O’Malley gets his hair done by his multitasking wife. Daniel Cormier sets off for an old-school Las Vegas experience. …read more

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Report: Yoel Romero out of fight against Uriah Hall

An anticipated middleweight clash between Yoel Romero (13-5 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Uriah Hall (15-9 MMA, 8-7 UFC) will not happen as planned, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation …read more

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Augusto Sakai: Alistair Overeem ‘Won’t Have a Place to Run’ in UFC Apex Octagon

Brazilian heavyweight Augusto Sakai will carry a four-bout Octagon winning streak into his first UFC headliner against Alistair Overeem – an opponent that has nearly four times his experience — …read more

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Tyron Woodley On Colby Covington Bout: ‘He’s Getting Knocked Out’

Tyron Woodley is giddy over his upcoming bout with Colby Covington and feels a knockout is on the way. Woodley and Covington have had bad blood since “The Chosen One” …read more

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UFC 252 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘Hey, get the f*ck out of my pool’

In the second episode of UFC 252 Embedded, Sean O’Malley gets his hair done and packs up for his trip to Las Vegas, Daniel Cormier arrives in Sin City and …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 83: Garbrandt-Figueiredo, Anderson to Bellator

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Episode 83 discussion: Cody Garbrandt dropping to flyweight to challenge for title, Corey Anderson signs with Bellator, UFC Vegas 6 recap, Ray Borg released Welcome to …read more

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UFC 252 ‘Embedded,’ Ep. 2: O’Malley’s Ecuador-Inspired Hair Comes To Life

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight kingpin, Stipe Miocic, will return to the Octagon this weekend (Sat., Aug. 15, 2020), taking on former double champ, …read more

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UFC 252 'Embedded,' No. 2: Family pool time for Stipe Miocic

The UFC returns to pay-per-view Saturday with UFC 252, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series is back to help build the excitement ahead of the action.
UFC 252 takes place Saturday …read more

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LIVE! UFC 252 Results & Play-By-Play!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will pull the trigger on UFC 252, which takes place inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, …read more

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Unfiltered: Junior dos Santos, Jim Miller, and Luis J. Gomez

On today’s episode of UFC Unfiltered: Junior dos Santos, Jim Miller, and Luis J. Gomez
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Significant Stats: UFC 252

Take a deep dive into the key stats of some of the biggest upcoming match-ups at UFC 252 on August 15
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Vanessa Demopoulos Riding Momentum Into DWCS

Vanessa Demopoulos looks to cap off a successful summer with a win on Dana White’s Contender Series
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UFC 252: FIGHT BY FIGHT

Dive deep into the entire UFC 252 card with this edition of Fight by Fight
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Video: Mike Tyson grabs a shark

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Mike Tyson features in Discovery Channel’s 2020 Shark Week schedule. Before you watch Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones …read more

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DWCS 2020 - Week 2 preview

A pair of middleweight bouts bookend what should be a fun set of fights for this week’s installment of the UFC’s recruitment vehicle. Week 2 of Contender Series looks set …read more

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Adrian Yanez’s key to Dana White’s Contender Series victory: keep calm and get the finish

Following three wins in three fights in 2019, bantamweight Adrian Yanez was looking forward to another productive year in 2020 when his plans were halted due to the novel coronavirus.
Admittedly …read more

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Crappy Fighter Pay? It’s In The Game!

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EA UFC 4 gets a lot of things right in career mode, including the ridiculously low pay being offered at all levels of the sport. EA UFC 4 …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series 28 live results (8 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday with five fights on ESPN+ from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
In the featured fight of the night, Joe Pyfer (7-1) …read more

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Ben Askren reveals the one thing he would do differently when looking back at his career

Ben Askren (blue gloves) grapples with Robbie Lawler (red gloves) at UFC 235 on March 2, 2019 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ben Askren accomplished a lot in a …read more

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Felice Herrig's first children's book is out the week of her UFC 252 return

This was going to be a big week for Felice Herrig one way or another, but it turned out to be doubly big.
Approaching two years since she most recently fought, …read more

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RIZIN 23 results and video: Soccer kick KOs and jumping guillotines

RIZIN’s second of back-to-back events delivered another night of highlight reel finishes. RIZIN 23 took place yesterday at Yokohoma’s Pia Arena. RIZIN 22 happened there just one day before …read more

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Posted on August 11, 2020, 5:46 pm By
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UFC 252: Daniel Cormier Knows Fighting & Training Won’t Be Viable Forever

Daniel Cormier knows the window for an athlete doesn’t stay open forever. Cormier will share the Octagon with Stipe Miocic in the main event of UFC 252 on Aug. 15. …read more

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