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Gegard Mousasi praises Douglas Lima's toughness at Bellator 250, expects John Salter next

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Douglas Lima didn’t win the Bellator middleweight title on Thursday, but if it’s any consolation prize, his opponent Gegard Mousasi was impressed.
Mousasi (47-7-2 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) defeated …read more

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Anderson Silva says he has “no regrets” about past PED suspensions

Speaking to the media ahead of his final UFC fight, MMA legend Anderson Silva says he has “no regrets” about his past PED suspensions. The 45-year-old Silva is generally regarded …read more

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Midnight Mania! Exhibition Match? Tyson Aims To ‘Disable’ RJJ

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

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Scott Coker keen to see champ Gegard Mousasi move up to light heavyweight after Bellator 250

Despite Gegard Mousasi just winning the Bellator middleweight title, it appears he could be fighting at light heavyweight in the near future.
Following Mousasi’s (47-7-2 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) unanimous decision victory …read more

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Video: Yohan Lainesse enters 'KO of the Year' discussion with 14-second flying knee at CFFC 86

Yohan Lainesse put his name in the hat with the best knockouts of 2020 thus far with a picture perfect flying knee finish at CFFC 86 on Thursday.
Lainesse (5-0) needed …read more

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Twitter reacts to Gegard Mousasi's title win over Douglas Lima at Bellator 250

Gegard Mousasi is once again Bellator champion after beating Douglas Lima in the Bellator 250 headliner on Thursday.
Mousasi (47-7-2 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) claimed the vacant middleweight title to begin a …read more

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Bellator 250 results: Gegard Mousasi outpoints Douglas Lima, becomes two-time champ

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Gegard Mousasi walked out of the cage at Bellator 250 on Thursday a two-time Bellator middleweight champion.
Mousasi (47-7-2 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) outpointed, grappled, and jabbed his way …read more

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Mousasi reclaims title, denies Lima second belt

Gegard Mousasi captured the vacant Bellator middleweight title by unanimous decision Thursday night, denying Douglas Lima in his bid to become a two-division champ. …read more

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Silva Leaving Behind A Complicated (And Somewhat Messy) Legacy

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is often considered to be “the greatest mixed martial artist of all time” … …read more

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Photo | Jake Hager busted up following win at Bellator 250, taken to Hospital

Jake Hager got his hand raised at Bellator 250 but it did not come easy. Hager, who is undefeated as a pro, was taking on Brandon Calton in a fight …read more

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Gegard Mousasi decisions Douglas Lima to become two-time champ at Bellator 250

The Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. played host to Thursday’s Bellator 250: Mousasi vs. Lima fight card. The vacant middleweight title was up for grabs in the main …read more

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Bellator 250 results and highlights: Gegard Mousasi wins middleweight title over Douglas Lima

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No champ-champ moment for Douglas Lima at Bellator 250. Bellator 250 is in the books and unfortunately it was not exactly a terrific night of …read more

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Pros react to Gegard Mousasi defeating Douglas Lima at Bellator 250

Bellator’s vacant middleweight title was on the line as Gegard Mousasi was looking to reclaim the belt while Douglas Lima was looking to become a two-division champ. Gegard Mousasi (46-7-2) …read more

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Bellator 250 results: Gegard Mousasi a two-time middleweight champion with tactical win over Douglas Lima

Gegard Mousasi is again the Bellator middleweight champion after a solid, if unspectacular, win over welterweight champion Douglas Lima.
Mousasi took home scorecards of 48-48 and 49-46 twice for a …read more

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Bellator 250 ‘Lima vs Mousasi’ recap with results, .gifs and interviews

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MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interviews from another big show! Bellator 250 “Lima vs. Mousasi” took place Thursday, October …read more

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Gegard Mousasi Captures Vacant Middleweight Title In Bellator 250 Main Event

The Bellator MMA middleweight championship is no longer vacant. …read more

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White convinced Khabib will unretire, go for 30-0

UFC president Dana White told CBS Sports Radio Thursday he’s been in touch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov since the Dagestani announced his retirement from the sport, and he said …read more

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Bellator 250 Results: Gegard Mousasi defeats Douglas Lima (Highlights)

Bellator’s vacant middleweight title is up for grabs in the main event of Bellator 250. Gegard Mousasi is looking to reclaim his belt while Douglas Lima is looking to become …read more

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White convinced Khabib will unretire, go for 30-0

UFC president Dana White told CBS Sports Radio Thursday he’s been in touch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov since the Dagestani announced his retirement from the sport, and he said …read more

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Blachowicz Down To Defend Against Adesanya

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Israel Adesanya has expressed interest in moving up to Light Heavyweight in an attempt to become Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) next …read more

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Jessica Andrade willing to fight twice more before title bout

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Former UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade does not mind fighting a couple more times before going for the 125 belt. Even …read more

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Bellator 250 video: Sabah Homasi starches Bobby Voelker with flying knee

Bellator welterweight Sabah Homasi picked up another piece of highlight-reel material on Thursday at Bellator 250.
Facing Bobby Voelker, Homasi shocked his fellow UFC vet with a flying knee that …read more

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Couture: Jon Jones needs to win heavyweight title to be top P4P fighter

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Randy Couture weighs in on the current debate about who is the current top P4P fighter, and focuses on Jon Jones. …read more

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Survey says: UFC fighters have no (good) answer for WBC boxers on 'Family Feud'

WBC boxers score a game show KO over UFC fighters — for charity — on “Celebrity Family Feud.” …read more

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Bellator 250 results: Jake Hager tested, but triumphs with split decision and gets nod from Chris Jericho

Swollen eyes. Badly cut nose. Unstable mouthpiece.
Those were just a few of the challenges former WWE champ and current AEW star Jake Hager faced over three grueling rounds with …read more

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Thai Clark plans to take over the fight at LFA 94

Following a win over Josh Augustine at LFA 76 in September of 2019, featherweight Thai Clark was hoping to see action again sooner than later, but difficulty finding fights and …read more

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White Has A Feeling Khabib Returns For One More

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Khabib Nurmagomedov dropped a bombshell on the combat world after he submitted Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 last Saturday (Oct. 24, …read more

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Bellator 250 results: AEW star Jake Hager survives scare, edges Brandon Calton

Pro wrestling star Jake Hager remained perfect in his MMA career on Thursday when he defeated Brandon Calton at Bellator 250, but it didn’t come easy.
Hager (3-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA), …read more

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Bellator 250 video: Sabah Homasi flattens Bobby Voelker with nasty flying knee

Sabah Homasi gave another strong performance in his second Bellator fight with a brutal knockout of Bobby Voelker on Thursday at Bellator 250.
Homasi (15-8 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) delivered arguably the …read more

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Dana White has 'a feeling' Khabib Nurmagomedov won't stay retired after talking to him

Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been in communication with each other this week, and apparently the undefeated champion said something that has the UFC president thinking his retirement won’t …read more

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White has ‘a feeling’ Khabib isn’t retired

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The UFC president recently reveled that he’s not entirely sold on lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement, having been totally blindsided …read more

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Douglas Lima Addresses Callouts from MVP Ahead of Bellator 250

Douglas Lima is fighting for the middleweight title at Bellator 250 against Gegard Mousasi, but as the current welterweight champion, he still has to address any challenges. One of the …read more

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Jennifer Maia Inspired By Holly Holm, Plans To Shock The World Against Valentina Shevchenko

Just as Holly Holm shocked the world with her knockout over Ronda Rousey, Jennifer Maia plans to do the same against Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event of UFC 255 …read more

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Greg Hardy Believes He’s ‘In The B Class’ Ahead Of UFC Vegas 12 Fight

Greg Hardy is confident he is making the right progression in his fighting career. The former NFL star has transitioned into MMA and is set for his seventh fight in …read more

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Uriah Hall Believes Israel Adesanya Looks ‘For Easy Fights’

Uriah Hall believes UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya is handpicking his opponents. After he TKO’d Paul Costa, Adesanya said he wanted Jared Cannonier next if he got past Robert Whittaker. …read more

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Ilima-Lei MacFarlane To Defend Flyweight Title On Dec. 10 Against Undefeated Juliana Velasquez

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane will be defending her flyweight title on December 10 against undefeated challenger, Juliana Velasquez. ESPN was first to report the news and Bellator has since confirmed the fight. …read more

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Roy Nelson, Joe Warren, Frank Mir & Several Others Gone From Bellator

Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, and Joe Warren are amongst numerous names no longer under contract to Bellator. The MMA Reports’ Jason Floyd was the first to report the news. “Salim …read more

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Former TUF winner Brad Katona calls release from the UFC “ridiculous”

Brad Katona was shocked when he got the news he was released from the UFC. The Canadian won The Ultimate Fighter Season 27 and on the show, beat the likes …read more

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Coach Eddie Cha: 'Korean Zombie' will learn from Brian Ortega loss; spinning elbow was game changer

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Fight Ready MMA and Fitness coach Eddie Cha arrived back home in Arizona from Abu Dhabi last week, but a few days later he was on a …read more

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Dana White Expects Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Return to Try to Become 30-0

A retirement in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and a dollar can get you a cup of coffee in the morning. …read more

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Dana White reveals new talks with Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I have a feeling he might go for 30-0’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It appears Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement may be short-lived.
This past Saturday following a second-round submission win over Justin Gaethje in the UFC 254 main event, the …read more

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Dana White expects Khabib Nurmagomedov will end short-lived retirement for one final fight to go for 30-0

Dana White believes Khabib Nurmagomedov will end his short-lived retirement and return for one final fight. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to defend his lightweight title he …read more

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ONE champ Aung La N Sang recounts experience with COVID-19, ‘hungrier’ than ever to fight again

Aung La N Sang | ONE Championship

ONE Championship two-division champion Aung La N Sang was originally preparing for a middleweight title defense earlier this year, but the coronavirus …read more

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Whittaker says he wouldn’t want to fight Khabib

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“I’ll tell you right now — I wouldn’t want to take a fight with him [laughs]. I’m much bigger than …read more

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Bellator 250: ‘Mousasi vs. Lima’ Live Results and Highlights

Bellator’s vacant middleweight title is up for grabs in the main event of Bellator 250. Gegard Mousasi is looking to reclaim his belt while Douglas Lima is looking to become …read more

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After near career-ending motorcycle accident, Sean Strickland looking to KO Jack Marshman in UFC return

Sean Strickland didn’t know if he would make the walk to the ever Octagon again. In the middle of December of 2018, Strickland was driving back from King MMA on …read more

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Why is Jorge Masvidal campaigning for President Donald Trump?

U.S. President Donald Trump has long had ties to the UFC. Well before he was president, Trump was a businessman that supported the UFC’s efforts to build the promotion and …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 250 Results, Streaming Play-By-Play Updates Tonight

Gegard Mousasi | Esther Lin

Bellator 250: “Lima vs. Mousasi” is set to air tonight (Thurs., Oct. 29, 2020) from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The vacant Middleweight …read more

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Report: Khabib vs. Gaethje pulls 675,000 PPV buys

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The number slots UFC 254 into 5th place for the promotion’s 2020 PPVs, behind Usman vs. Masvidal, McGregor vs. Cerrone, Adesanya …read more

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UFC Vegas 12 Clash: Fili Vs. Mitchell!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight talents Andre Fili and Bryce Mitchell will collide this weekend (Sat., Oct. 31, 2020) at UFC …read more

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Andre Fili marvels at training with grappling ace Garry Tonon for UFC on ESPN+ 39

Ahead of UFC on ESPN+ 39, Andre Fili spoke to reporters Wednesday during a virtual media day.
Fili (21-7 MMA, 9-6 UFC) offered discussed a breakdown of opponent Bryce Mitchell …read more

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Bellator 250: Mousasi vs. Lima live stream, play-by-play, results, and discussion

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of from the Mohegan Sun.
Join us tonight on Bloody Elbow for live results and detailed play-by-play …read more

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Anderson Silva recounts career defining wins over Chael Sonnen, Forrest Griffin, and Vitor Belfort

Anderson Silva talks about some of the fights that helped to define his legendary UFC career. Stunning finishes of Chael Sonnen, Forrest Griffin, and Vitor Belfort are memories etched into …read more

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Bobby Green's message to fighters thinking of calling him out? 'Say my name, and I shall appear'

Ahead of UFC on ESPN+ 39, Bobby Green spoke to reporters Wednesday during a virtual media day.
Green (27-10-1 MMA, 8-5-1 UFC) – who’s on a three-fight winning streak heading into …read more

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Two-division ONE champion Aung La N Sang planning to focus on middleweight reign

Two-division champion Aung La N Sang returns to action in Singapore on Friday looking to hand an undefeated challenger his first defeat.
N Sang (26-10) puts his ONE middleweight title on …read more

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Cody Law expects to finish Orlando Ortega early at Bellator 250

Following a standout amateur career that saw him go undefeated in five fights, including three finishes, featherweight Cody Law felt like it was time to turn pro in 2020.

Backed by …read more

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Bellator 250 odds: Mousasi favored over Lima to win vacant 185-pound title

Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s Bellator 250 event, where former middleweight champ Gegard Mousasi is favored over Douglas Lima to win the vacant …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking Down ‘The Spider!’

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One of the best ever, Anderson Silva, will make the walk a final time opposite fellow knockout artist, Uriah Hall, this Saturday (Oct. 31, 2020) at …read more

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UFC Vegas 12 video: Andre Fili lived and trained with Gary Tonon to prepare for Bryce Mitchell

UFC featherweight Andre Fili talks about preparing for his UFC Vegas 12 fight against Bryce Mitchell by hosting jiu-jitsu standout Gary Tonon at his new house in California.

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How To Watch ONE ‘Inside The Matrix’

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ONE Championship returns to Singapore this Friday (Oct. 30) with “Inside the Matrix” live from inside Singapore Indoor Stadium, streaming on B/R Live …read more

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Charles Oliveira Suggests Lightweight Grand Prix to Decide New Champion

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Charles Oliveira wants to go old school to determine a new champ in his division. …read more

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Ortega Expects Feb. Return Against Volkanovski

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Brian Ortega cemented himself as the top featherweight contender by outclassing fellow 145-pound title hopeful Chan Sung Jung as part of …read more

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Is Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. a real fight, or an exhibition? Depends who you ask

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The World Boxing Council is sanctioning and scoring it. A “Frontline championship” is on the line. The combatants are set to …read more

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Martin Nguyen dreamed of fighting in the UFC or Bellator but ONE Championship ‘looked after me’

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Martin Nguyen was less than two weeks away from a scheduled fight against Thanh Le earlier this year when ONE Championship was forced to …read more

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Wrestling breakdown: Massive upset at Russian Nationals

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Two reigning World champions were defeated at the 2020 Russian National Championships. Behind the great Abdulrashid Sadulaev, North Alania-Ossetia’s Zaurbek Sidakov was considered …read more

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If Israel Adesanya wants shot at UFC light heavyweight title, Jan Blachowicz has 'no problem'

If it’s a light heavyweight title shot that Israel Adesanya desires, Jan Blachowicz is ready and willing to oblige.
Blachowicz, the UFC’s 205-pound champion, made it clear Thursday that he would …read more

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COVID-19 Shakes Up Bellator 250

Veta Arteaga | Bellator MMA

Bellator 250 “Mousasi vs. Lima” takes place tonight (Oct. 29, 2020) and airs live on CBS Sports Network at 8:00 p.m. ET, with YouTube …read more

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Charlie Ontiveros Steps In Against Kevin Holland at UFC Fight Night 181

Kevin Holland is still on track to have three Ultimate Fighting Championship fights in three months, no matter what. …read more

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Bellator 250 live stream online

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Watch the Bellator 250 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card on at 6 p.m. ET on Thursday. The fight card for this portion …read more

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UFC light heavyweight champ Jan Blachowicz calls for March title fight with Israel Adesanya

Poland’s Jan Blachowicz, the new UFC light heavyweight champion has big plans for his first title defense. On Thursday, Blachowicz took to Twitter to call for a title defense opposite …read more

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Whoops! Fake Rousey Arrest Logged As Real

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A victory for those fans who still believe in pro wrestling. Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was arrested and jailed back in 2019 for commandeering a …read more

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Mike Tyson Vs Roy Jones Jr. Press Conference Video

We’re less than a month away from the eight-round boxing exhibition bout between “sweet science” legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr., scheduled for Sat., Nov. 28, 2020 inside Dignity …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Vegas 12: Hall vs. Silva - Prelims preview

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Get the scoop on the early action of UFC Vegas 12, capped by a lightweight contest with the gritty Chris Gruetzemacher looking to upend hard-hitting …read more

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Can Hall push the pace or will he get caught in the Spider’s web?

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch breakdown this week’s UFC event in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds for every bout on the card. From Uriah …read more

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‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs. Brett Martin, two other fights off of Friday’s Taura MMA 11

Former UFC heavyweight contender Antonio Silva is off of Friday night’s Taura MMA card in Florida. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Antonio Silva and Brett Martin will no longer …read more

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Garrett Armfield ready to strike first and fire back at CFFC 86

Following a win to kick off his 2020 over Chris Johnson at Shamrock FC 327 in January, bantamweight Garrett Armfield intended to remain busy, but as spring dawned, the novel …read more

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Bellator 251 lineup finalized with Bryce Logan vs. Georgi Karakhanyan, six other fights

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – LFA lightweight champion Bryce Logan has his Bellator return fight on the books.
A Fight Ready MMA & Fitness fighter, Logan (12-4 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) will make his …read more

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Scott Coker explains why Bellator made 30 roster cuts

Bellator president Scott Coker explained why Bellator made 30 roster cuts including veterans such as Frank Mir, Roy Nelson, and Joe Warren. It was reported earlier this week that Bellator …read more

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Brian Ortega drops potential timetable for UFC featherweight title fight with Alexander Volkanovski

Top contender Brian Ortega dropped a potential timetable for his UFC featherweight title fight against champion Alexander Volkanovski. Ortega is coming off of a tremendous victory as he pitched a …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 39 pre-event facts: Anderson Silva's last chance to add to list of records

The UFC returns from “Fight Island” to its home base Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 39, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+.
Another …read more

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Robert Whittaker on “phenomenal” Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I wouldn’t want to take a fight with him”

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has some high praise for UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov—even conceding he wouldn’t want to fight him. Whittaker and Nurmagomedov both returned to the …read more

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Chris Weidman explains why UFC passed on booking the Khamzat Chimaev fight

UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman explained why the UFC passed on booking him in the fight against top prospect Khamzat Chimaev. Weidman broke his long losing skid with a unanimous …read more

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Arteaga, Newell no longer fighting at Bellator 250 due to Covid

Dave Mandel-USA TODAY Sports

The lineup for the card on Thursday night just got shorter. Bellator 250 is now down two fights as Veta Arteaga and Nick Newell …read more

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Johnny Campbell shares grisly details of ear nearly being torn off in recent fight

Gaspar Gaucho, Taura MMA

(WARNING: Post contains graphic image of ear injury)
Johnny Campbell’s most recent fight officially lasted less than 30 seconds. But it’s one fans will likely talk …read more

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Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. bout gets new venue, moved to Staples Center in LA

The upcoming boxing match between heavyweight legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. has been moved to Staples Center in Los Angeles. The exhibition boxing bout between Tyson and Jones …read more

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Jon Jones still up in arms over pound-for-pound snub, blames “casual fans”

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is still up in arms after being surpassed by Khabib Nurmagomedov in the UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings. Jones sat atop the UFC’s pound-for-pound list …read more

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Lightweight champ Christian Lee ready to prove the doubters wrong in ONE Championship return

ONE lightweight champion Christian Lee is used to being underestimated, but he’s happy to silence the doubters every time he steps into the cage.
Lee (13-3) puts his ONE lightweight title …read more

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COVID-19 Claims Arteaga-Yanez, Newell-Zane Matchups on Bellator 250

Bellator MMA has just seen its big event shaken up on fight day. …read more

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Fight Game on the 'Gram: Gegard Mousasi's best posts before Bellator 250

Social media is part of life in the fight game for most fighters. Many of them turn to Instagram to keep their fans and followers informed and entertained since (for …read more

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Fight Game on the 'Gram: Douglas Lima's best posts before Bellator 250

Social media is part of life in the fight game for most fighters. Many of them turn to Instagram to keep their fans and followers informed and entertained since (for …read more

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Mousasi vs Lima preview: two-time champ or two-division champ?

A new middleweight king will be crowned, with one challenger chasing destiny. Bellator scored a tremendous coup when they signed BJJ superstar Rafael Lovato Jr. and introduced him to their …read more

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Johnny Eblen excited to test spotless record at Bellator 250 in his first fight of the pandemic year

Coming into 2020, middleweight Johnny Eblen was already looking at some time off due to recovering from surgery, so when the novel coronavirus lockdown was enacted in the spring, it …read more

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Maurice Greene: 'Greg Hardy's not trash, obviously,' getting better at MMA

Ahead of UFC on ESPN+ 39, Maurice Greene spoke to reporters Wednesday during a virtual media day.
Greene (9-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) broke down opponent Greg Hardy ahead of their heavyweight …read more

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Greg Hardy says he’s “reaching assassin level” ahead of Maurice Greene fight

UFC heavyweight contender Greg Hardy says he’s “reaching assassin level” ahead of his fight against Maurice Greene at UFC Vegas 12. Hardy is one of the most controversial fighters in …read more

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Neil Magny reacts to Khamzat Chimaev vs. Leon Edwards booking

UFC welterweight contender Neil Magny has reacted to a newly confirmed matchup between Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards. Chimaev, the hottest prospect in MMA at present, and Edwards, the UFC’s …read more

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Prime Time For Uriah Hall

Veteran Middleweight Hits A New Gear, Looks To Continue Streak Against Legend Silva
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Alexander Hernandez Decides To Go Big

Lightweight Opts To “Go Big” In Move To Colorado And Factory X
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UFC Fantasy: Significant Stats - UFC Vegas 12: Hall vs Silva

The Key Metrics To Saturday’s Key Matchups At the UFC Apex In Las Vegas
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Andre Fili Eyes The Top Of The Pyramid

Veteran Featherweight Looks To Build A Streak Starting With Mitchell Co-Main
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Anderson Silva's Defining Moments

Look back at some of Anderson Silva’s greatest moments.
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