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Bellator postpones next three shows due to coronavirus concerns

The turnaround point is not yet in sight in the ongoing battle against coronavirus. And as such, Bellator continues to demonstrate their commitment to ensuring the health and safety of …read more

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Bellator postpones three events including card headlined by Ryan Bader

Bellator announced on Monday that it is postponing three of its upcoming events including a card that was set to be headlined by double champ Ryan Bader. Most sports leagues …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for March: A tapout for the record books

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submissions from March 2020: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Cormier: UFC Needs To Step In And Save Jones

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After Jon Jones was arrested again last week for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), having an open container and negligent use of a firearm (details), …read more

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Bellator cancels all May cards, sources say

Bellator has decided to clear its slate of fights scheduled for May as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Lobov says Conor beats Khabib with right training camp: He deserves the rematch

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“You have to give the rematch to Conor. It won’t be an easy fight but it will be a win …read more

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Bellator postpones next three events due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Bellator is pumping the brakes on its early summer schedule as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
The promotion is postponing its next three events, scheduled for May 9, May …read more

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Free Fight! Watch Khabib Smash, Submit Shalorus In UFC Debut

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It’s looking less and less likely that Khabib Nurmagomedov will be able to make his lightweight title fight against Tony …read more

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PFL puts 2020 season on hold due to coronavirus pandemic

Add the PFL to the list of promotions putting schedules on hold due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
The company’s format of regular season, playoff, and championship rounds, unique to major …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones shouldn’t be cut after recent arrest: ‘UFC needs to save him’

Daniel Cormier doesn’t believe the UFC should cut Jon Jones after his recent arrest. On Thursday, news came out that Jones was arrested for a DWI, negligent use of a …read more

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Anthony Smith credits Dan Hardy for kicking off his broadcasting career

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Smith has a busy schedule these days. On top of being a husband, father, and third-ranked light heavyweight contender in the UFC, Smith is also a …read more

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Obscure fighter of the week: Gerald Strebendt

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From a strange ending to his UFC debut all the way to negligent homicide charges and sexual abuse, Gerald Strebendt would be …read more

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Daniel Cormier Won’t Take Joy In Jon Jones’ DWI Arrest

Daniel Cormier isn’t happy seeing Jon Jones have yet another run-in with the law. Cormier and Jones have had a heated rivalry before their first battle back in Jan. 2015. …read more

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Daniel Cormier takes no joy in Jon Jones arrest, expects same until 'the people around him change'

Daniel Cormier isn’t celebrating Jon Jones’ latest run-in with the law, despite having a long history of disdain for his chief rival.
Cormier (22-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) and Jones (26-1 MMA, …read more

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White Gives Update On Status Of UFC 249

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Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is still trying to find a way out of Russia in order to make his …read more

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Covington and Woodley offer to save UFC 249 with free fight

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Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are willing to fight in the UFC 249 main event. UFC 249 could be on the …read more

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Scott Coker Opens Up About Making The Decision to Postpone Bellator 241

Bellator MMA President, Scott Coker had a week that went from good to bad with the postponement of Bellator 241 on Friday the 13th. While that date has its own …read more

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A timeline of Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson -- is it off again?

Khabib-Ferguson may be canceled for a fifth time. Here’s a look at the history of the UFC trying to make that fight. …read more

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Daniel Cormier: The UFC needs to take measures to help Jon Jones

While in college, Daniel Cormier said he learned a critical lesson in accountability. Now, he’s hoping Jon Jones, his biggest rival, can do the same. …read more

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Daniel Cormier refuses to ‘celebrate’ Jon Jones’ downfall following latest DWI arrest

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Daniel Cormier will never be Jon Jones’ biggest fan. But as much as he might dislike his longtime rival, the former two-division UFC champion refuses …read more

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Kamaru Usman willing to 'risk it all' with UFC 249 title defense; Jorge Masvidal's manager calls foul

Kamaru Usman claims he’s offered to defend his welterweight title in the main event of UFC 249 next month. Jorge Masvidal’s manager, however, insists the champion is lying.
With all signs …read more

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Report: UFC 249 could be headed to Florida

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It looks like Florida is on the shortlist of potential UFC 249 locations, since governor’s current orders wouldn’t prevent sanctioning. …read more

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Kung Fu Movies To Watch On UFC FIGHT PASS

Now is good a time as ever to binge your favorite Kung Fu movies. Here’s this week’s staff picks that are available now on UFC FIGHT PASS
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How to Watch UFC on Chromecast

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How to Watch UFC on LG Smart TV

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How to Watch UFC on Samsung Smart TV

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Geoff Neal Finding Positives During Quarantine

Geoff Neal isn’t used to not being able to train every day. So during the current quarantine, Neal is finding positives from other things in life to occupy his time.
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Where We Stand: Women's Featherweight Division

Amanda Nunes hasn’t defended her featherweight belt since taking it from Cris Cyborg, but Felicia Spencer and Megan Anderson have made their case.
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How to Watch UFC on Roku

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How to Watch UFC on Xbox One

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DWCS adds Fury FC flyweight champion Jacob Silva to Season 4 lineup

Fury Fighting Championship flyweight champion Jacob Silva will be competing on the fourth season of Dana White’s Contender Series this summer.
A 10-year MMA veteran, Silva (6-2 MMA) announced the news …read more

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Pros react to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson potential cancellation

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

While it isn’t officially off just yet, it seems that the highly anticipated lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson may be on …read more

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Stop Hiding And Send Location!

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is still stuck in Russia, and the chances of his scheduled lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson — which is set for …read more

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Dana White on UFC 249: ‘I said that this fight is going to go on and it will’

Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC 249 main event is in jeopardy, but Dana White is determined that the show must go on.
With UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Will Brooks signs with ARES FC

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The lightweight standout also competed in PFL’s 2018 season and is now set to make his debut …read more

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‘Big’ John McCarthy Calls Jon Jones An ‘Absolute Loser’ Outside The Cage

“Big” John McCarthy has hurled criticism towards Jon Jones following his DWI arrest. On March 26, Jones found himself in jail. Albuquerque police found Jones inside a car with the …read more

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March MMAdness: Day 13, The Sweet 16!

Brand-name products are overrated — we’ve got a better Sweet 16 right here (Dick Vitale not included).
Day 1 Results | Day 2 Results | Day 3 Results | Day 4 …read more

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Thomas Almeida wants hometown return at UFC 250 but thinks he'll likely have to wait

Thomas Almeida was hoping to make his comeback at home, but he might have to wait.
Almeida (21-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC), who’s been sidelined due to an eye injury, was recently …read more

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Masvidal and Poirier offer to step in as Khabib’s replacement at UFC 249

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Jorge Masvidal and Dustin Poirier have offered to step in and fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. The UFC 249 main …read more

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Pro featherweights name their 145-pound GOAT

One of the biggest questions in all of MMA is who is the GOAT? Is it someone who had the biggest impact on the sport or the person who won …read more

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Report: Florida Still In The Running For UFC 249

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One of the more enjoyable aspects of the UFC 249 lottery is the countless number of fan tweets that identify a …read more

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John McCarthy guarantees ‘absolute loser’ Jon Jones will go to jail after recent arrest

Big John McCarthy said that he guarantees Jon Jones will serve jail for his recent DWI arrest and called the light heavyweight champion “an absolute loser.” The long-time MMA official …read more

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Colby Covington says he turned down date with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington says he turned down a date with former UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Covington and Jedrzejczyk have been involved in a feud for a while …read more

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UFC signs RIZIN champ Manel Kape to multi-fight deal

Manel Kape is headed to the UFC.
RIZIN bantamweight champion Kape (15-4 MMA, 0-0 (FC) has signed a four-fight deal with the UFC. Kape’s team, AKA Thailand, confirmed the news Monday …read more

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Heather Hardy blasts Billy Joe Saunders for controversial video, Saunders issues apology

Boxer turned Bellator MMA fighter Heather Hardy was initially very unimpressed with a controversial video posted by boxer Billy Joe Saunders, but later accepted his apology. In the midst of …read more

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Terrible Movies for Troubled Times: John Woo’s Face/Off

You can’t have a John Woo movie without a Mexican Stand-off. Nicholas Cage and John Travolta in Face/Off (1997) | Photo By Getty Images

Is it terribly great or …read more

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UFC 249’s Jessica Andrade leaving Brazil for Las Vegas before possible travel restrictions

Jessica Andrade is set to co-headline UFC 249 opposite fellow ex-champion Rose Namajunas. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

With Khabib Nurmagomedov stranded in Russia and potentially out of UFC …read more

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Colby Covington challenges Tyron Woodley to fight on the White House lawn

With the UFC 249 lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson seemingly canceled, the UFC will be looking for some big fights to make up for it. Colby …read more

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Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley offer to meet on April 18 to help save UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If UFC 249 is moving forward, the promotion has a lot of options.
On the heels of the news that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov may …read more

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UFC 62: ‘Liddel vs. Sobral II’ - 6th Round Retro

Eddie Mercado

Eddie Mercado & Victor M. Rodriguez are here to recap the UFC 62 PPV event from August 26, 2006, featuring Chuck Liddell vs. Renato Sobral II for …read more

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Twitter reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson being in jeopardy at UFC 249

All signs point to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson not fighting at UFC 249, and the combat sports world is doing a collective facepalm.
Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has …read more

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Woodley Wants ‘Queefington’ Fight At UFC 249

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At this point, I don’t think UFC will have any trouble filling up the UFC 249 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, …read more

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Tyron Woodley & Colby Covington Want To Fight At UFC 249

Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington want to settle their differences on April 18. The state of UFC 249 is in question. UFC president Dana White has been adamant about running …read more

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Ex-Bellator Champ, UFC Veteran Will Brooks Signs with Ares FC

Ares Fighting Championship has bolstered its roster with the addition of former Bellator MMA lightweight king Will Brooks. …read more

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Opinion: It’s time the UFC helps Jon Jones help himself

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The UFC needs a confidential program to counsel fighters in need In March 2016, Jon Jones, faced …read more

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Alex Volkanovski feels Jon Jones isn’t being held accountable for his actions

Alex Volkanovski thinks Jon Jones gets passes too frequently when it comes to his run-ins with the law. On March 26, Jones was arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Police responded …read more

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Reports: Justin Gaethje Offered as Replacement Opponent for Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

With Khabib Nurmagomedov now likely out of the UFC 249 headliner due to travel restrictions in Russia designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus, the promotion is scrambling to …read more

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Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley exchange insults, angle for fight at UFC 249

With the event only three weeks away, uncertainty still surrounds UFC 249. But Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are publicly lobbying to fight.
Monday, the uncertainty grew when UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Ex-RIZIN champ Manel Kape signs multi-fight deal with UFC

Manel Kape captured the vacant bantamweight title at RIZIN’s last card in December 2019. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

RIZIN bantamweight champion Manel Kape is headed to the UFC.
Kape …read more

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Ferguson tells Khabib to stop ‘hiding in Russia’: Don’t try and back out now

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Tony Ferguson calls out Khabib Nurmagomedov on Twitter. Dana White may finally be out of options for UFC 249, as Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed earlier …read more

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Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov’s dominating UFC debut: full fight video

An undefeated prospect from Dagestan at the time, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his UFC debut over eight years ago in Nashville.
Now 28-0, he had his eyes set on a third lightweight …read more

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What's next for UFC 249 if Khabib Nurmagomedov is out?

The lightweight champ says he’s stuck in Russia, so our panel considers who could step in against Tony Ferguson. …read more

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One UFC 249 leading location now appears to be out of the picture

Along with Khabib Nurmagomedov now being a scratch for UFC 249 on April 18, it appears that one of the leading locations in the United States for it to take …read more

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Boxer Saunders apologizes for joke teaching how to punch women on lockdown

Billy Joe Saunders retains his title Nov. 9, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

The attempt at comedy was a “how …read more

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10 female fighters you can expect to see on Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4

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Dana White’s Contender Series has become a focal point for fighters on the regional scene. Since its inception in 2017, the UFC Fight Pass-turned-ESPN+ summer original …read more

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Justin Gaethje Could Replace Khabib To Fight Tony Ferguson At UFC 249

Justin Gaethje could be stepping in to fight Tony Ferguson on April 18 at UFC 249. On Monday morning, Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Instagram Live to announce he is stuck …read more

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Check out Tony Ferguson knocking out Ramsey Nijem in his UFC debut

Tony Ferguson made his UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter 13 finale where he won the welterweight tournament final and a UFC contract. It would end up being his only …read more

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Dustin Poirier offers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

Dustin Poirier is ready and willing to fight Tony Ferguson in the new main event of the chaotic UFC 249 card. Early this morning, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov took …read more

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Dustin Poirier offers to face Tony Ferguson on short notice at UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If Tony Ferguson needs a new opponent, a former interim lightweight champion is ready to accept the challenge.
With reigning lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov stuck …read more

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Dana White on UFC 249 location: ‘When you need to know, I’ll let you know’

The UFC 249 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is now seemingly a no-go thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but UFC President Dana White is still insistent that …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Offers To Fight At UFC 249 On April 18

Jorge Masvidal is throwing his name in the hat amid UFC 249’s uncertainty. UFC president Dana White has been persistent in his efforts to pull off UFC 249 on its …read more

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Masvidal Said ‘Yes’ To ‘Crotch-Sniffing Champ’ For UFC 249

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has made it pretty clear that he’s moving forward with the UFC 249 pay-per-view …read more

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Dustin Poirier volunteers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249: 'I'll take it'

If Khabib Nurmagomedov is out, the UFC won’t have to look hard for a replacement.
Former UFC lightweight title challenger Dustin Poirier has thrown his name into the hat as a …read more

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia explains how he lost his desire to fight

Former UFC heavyweight Tim Sylvia has explained how he lost his desire to fight in the latest episode of UFC’s Where Are They Now series. Many fighters have been and …read more

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Editorial: White’s coronavirus defiance stands out in the most negative way possible

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The UFC president’s horrid response to the coronavirus pandemic is getting worse by the interview. You’re probably sick of us — Bloody Elbow or “MMA …read more

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Justin Gaethje tapped as possible replacement to face Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s loss might be Justin Gaethje’s gain.
Early Monday morning, the undefeated UFC lightweight champion revealed that he was stuck in his home country of …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3039: Khabib vs. Ferguson at UFC 249, Jon Jones' arrest, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,039 of the podcast, the guys look at the ongoing coronavirus saga and its …read more

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John McCarthy weighs in on Jon Jones’ recent arrest

Veteran referee John McCarthy has given fans his thoughts on the recent arrest of UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. The incident involving Jones in Albuquerque has been discussed to …read more

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Khabib locked down in Russia, UFC 249 could featured Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje

UFC president Dana White is dead set on making UFC 249 happen on April 18, but it appears that his hopes of keeping the lightweight championship between titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Stuck In Russia, UFC 249 Main Event In Jeopardy

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson seems unlikely to happen on April 18 at UFC 249. Nurmagomedov is currently back at home in Dagestan where Russia has closed its borders. So …read more

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Report: Gaethje offered to Ferguson as replacement for Nurmagomedov

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Tony Ferguson was reportedly offered a fight with Justin Gaethje. Despite Dana White’s best, and controversial, efforts it seems highly unlikely that UFC 249: …read more

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Tony Ferguson Claims Khabib Nurmagomedov Is ‘Hiding’ From Him

Tony Ferguson believes Khabin Nurmagomedov could fight him on April 18 if he truly wants. Earlier on Monday morning, Nurmagomedov took to Instagram Live to announce he is stuck in …read more

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Odds revealed on who will replace Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

The sportsbooks have revealed the odds on who will replace Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson in the main event of UFC 249. Nurmagomedov revealed on Monday that he is stuck …read more

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Khabib-Ferguson likely off again as travel limited

The UFC may have been hoping the fifth time would be the charm, but the scheduled title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is likely off again due to …read more

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Report: Ferguson Vs Gaethje Possible For UFC 249

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Reigning lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is currently stuck in his native Dagestan because Russia has locked down international travel in …read more

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With UFC 249 main event in question, Jorge Masvidal offers up services

Jorge Masvidal has raised his hand.
With the UFC 249 main event in jeopardy, Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC) volunteered his services in a Monday tweet. Keeping it short and sweet, …read more

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Report: Officer at Jones’ DWI arrest once arrested Jones on suspicion of drag racing

Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Officer Jason Brown has apparently had prior interactions with Jon Jones before Jones’ arrest on Thursday morning. When UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was …read more

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With UFC 249 main event in limbo, Jorge Masvidal volunteers his services

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal is willing to save the day at UFC 249.
While the event is scheduled to take place April 18 in a location to be …read more

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Report | Tony Ferguson offered Justin Gaethje for UFC 249

UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson has reportedly been offered a fight against Justin Gaethje if Khabib Nurmagomedov cannot fight at UFC 249. Nurmagomedov said on Monday that he is stuck …read more

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Jorge Masvidal willing to fight at UFC 249

If the UFC needs a big name to step in and fight at UFC 249 on April 18, the promotion doesn’t need to look any further than welterweight star Jorge …read more

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Boxing Commission Suspends Billy Joe Saunders

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WBO super-middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders had his boxing license suspended after releasing a quarantine video on how to assault women, perhaps forgetting that …read more

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Multiple UFC 250 fighters admit they are scared to train due to the COVID-19 outbreak

UFC 250 fighters are in a precarious position, as they need to train for their upcoming fights amid a global pandemic. COVID-19 has spelt disaster for all live sporting events, …read more

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Former Bellator champ and ex-UFC fighter Will Brooks signs with Ares FC

Ares FC has stacked up its roster with notable UFC veterans.
Its latest addition is former Bellator lightweight champion and ex-UFC fighter Will Brooks (20-5 MMA), who was expected to make …read more

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MMA community reacts to potential cancelation of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Early on Monday morning, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov announced that he is stuck in Russia due to the country’s new travel restrictions. The implication here, of course, is that …read more

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Quarantined Khabib Insists UFC 249 Will Proceed ‘With Or Without Him’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is currently training in his native Dagestan, unsure if he’ll defend his 155-pound strap …read more

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Dana White tight-lipped on UFC 249 plans: 'When you need to know, I'll let you know'

UFC president Dana White is determined to keep the show rolling with UFC 249, and he’s pledged to look after everyone who takes the ride with him.
Speaking to Frank Warren …read more

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Results: Sonnen hosts SUG 12 in empty grain silo during pandemic

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Chael Sonnen found a way to push through with his grappling event, Submission Underground 12. In an event being marketed as the only live sports …read more

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Tony Ferguson sends message to ‘hiding’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

Early on Monday morning, UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov announced that he is stranded in Russia due to the country’s new travel bans, thrusting his fight with Tony Ferguson into …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov stranded in Russia: UFC 249 will go ahead ‘with or without me’

It seems that the UFC 249 main event, which was expected to pit Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson, could be off the table again. There has been widespread worry over …read more

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