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Conor McGregor ‘pleased’ with NAC allowing eight-ounce gloves for Floyd Mayweather fight

UFC champion Conor McGregor is happy with the Nevada Athletic Commission after Wednesday’s meeting. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) not only appointed the referee and three judges for the August …read more

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Dan Hardy Breaks Down the Stances and Approaches of Mayweather vs. McGregor

Last week, Dan Hardy got brought into the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fray and he quickly proved his worth breaking down the glove issue. The former UFC welterweight title …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager states the only fight options Khabib will accept

News erupted on Tuesday when UFC President Dana White announced that Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will be fighting for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC 216.
Many were wondering …read more

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Boxing referee analyzes Conor McGregor’s knockdown of Paulie Malignaggi

The fight that could break all the records and be the richest fight in all of combat sports is less than two weeks away as Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor …read more

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Live: Conor McGregor media conference call audio for Floyd Mayweather ‘Money’ fight

Fresh off today’s announcements from Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), including the referee and judging assignments, as well as the change in glove size, one half of “The Money Fight” …read more

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Dana White claims Showtime did not want their sparring footage of Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi

If the beef wasn’t enough between Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi, bring in Dana White.
White was the one to release a couple short clips of McGregor and Malignaggi’s second sparring …read more

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Bantamweights Ricardo Ramos, Aiemann Zahabi Booked for UFC 217 in New York

Aiemann Zahabi and Ricardo Lucas Ramos will square off in a bantamweight bout at UFC 217, promotion officials announced Wednesday. …read more

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Former UFC fighter Sam Sicilia signs multi-fight deal with Bellator

Bellator has added another former UFC fighter to its roster.
Sam Sicilia will be joining Bellator’s 145-pound division after signing a multi-fight deal with the promotion. The news was first …read more

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Is the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McrGregor 'Money Fight' worth watching? UFC fighters weigh in

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5541881052001Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosWill UFC fighters watch the upcoming boxing showdown between Floyd Mayweather and one of their own, Conor McGregor?
Whether they begrudge or applaud McGregor’s one-in-a-million fight …read more

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Mayweather vs. McGregor: Conor McGregor media conference call live stream online

Listen to UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s media conference call at 5 PM ET/2 PM PT on Wednesday, August 16th. With just ten days to go before UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Charles Byrd Doesn’t Plan on Taking a Break After Earning UFC Contract

Charles Byrd doesn’t plan on slowing down after earning his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract. Byrd earned two victories on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The second time was …read more

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Conor McGregor reacts to 8oz glove change, makes up ground in Floyd Mayweather betting line

Today is a great day for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who was “pleased” that Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) allowed his Floyd Mayweather boxing match to …read more

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The MMA Circus w/ Mike Rodriguez and Alex Perez

Episode 124 of The MMA Circus features UFC light heavyweight Mike Rodriguez and UFC flyweight Alex Perez. EPISODE 124: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Wes …read more

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Mayweather’s Ridiculous Stats From His Past 10 Fights Prove McGregor Has Little Chance

While a constant double-edged sword, the internet is a wonderful tool. Since the announcement of Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather, the gears have been turning and steam blowing out of …read more

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Reports: Soccer Star Neymar Hires UFC Veteran Nordine Taleb as Bodyguard

Seven-time Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Nordine Taleb seems to have scored himself a potentially lucrative side gig. …read more

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This video of UFC's Dennis Bermudez getting Tasered in the spine is must-see

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez is one of the more unique characters in the sport. For proof, look no further than his Guinness World Record for “fastest time to drink one …read more

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Conor McGregor Releases Statement on Referee, Judges, and Smaller Gloves for Mayweather Bout

The Nevada State Athletic Commission made the final details of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing super-fight official on Wednesday.
The commission revealed that Boxing Hall of Fame referee Robert …read more

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NAC Approves Eight-Ounce Gloves For McGregor-Mayweather, Judges & Referee Announced

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) made some key announcements in regards to the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather showdown. McGregor and Mayweather will meet inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las …read more

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In light of Mayweather vs. McGregor, Tony Bellew and Michael Bisping agree to boxing match

UK boxer Tony Bellew is up for a boxing match will fellow countryman Michael Bisping. The news of Conor McGregor’s boxing megafight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. – set to take …read more

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Conor McGregor and Coach React to Boxing Floyd Mayweather in 8oz Gloves

The mission has been accomplished. Floyd Mayweather played the system to get the gloves changed to a smaller size to push the betting lines, since he’s betting on himself. Conor …read more

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Why Did Nevada Approve Smaller Gloves for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor?

There is no shortage of controversy surrounding the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match slated of Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. And why wouldn’t there be? …read more

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12-fight UFC veteran Sam Sicilia latest to sign multi-fight Bellator contract

Sam Sicilia is the latest free-agent fighter to move over to Bellator from the UFC.
Sicilia (15-8 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), who completed his UFC contract with a unanimous-decision loss to Gavin …read more

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Nevada Commission Grants One-Time Exception for 8-Ounce Gloves in Mayweather-McGregor Bout

The Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to allow the use of eight-ounce boxing gloves in the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight. …read more

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Cris Cyborg: ‘If Holly Holm Believes She’d Beat Me, Let’s Do the Fight’

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UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg discusses a potential clash with Holly Holm, if the former bantamweight champion deserves a shot at the UFC featherweight gold, the anniversary of …read more

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UFC welterweight Thiago Alves becomes coach at American Top Team

Competing in the UFC since 2005, Thiago Alves is no longer a full-time MMA fighter.
With 22 appearances inside the Octagon, including a title bout with Georges St-Pierre at UFC 100, …read more

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The Best Coaches and Camps in MMA (Heavy Hands #172)

Connor Ruebusch and Patrick Wyman review the most influential camps and coaches in North American MMA. Greg Jackson. Firas Zahabi. Rafael Cordeiro. Mike Brown. Matt Hume. Henri Hooft. If you …read more

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Floyd Mayweather Talks Bets With Jimmy Kimmel and Teases MMA Fight with Conor McGregor

As the spectacle of Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather draws near, the media parade heats up. Mayweather is fresh from his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk about the …read more

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NAC approves eight-ounce gloves for Mayweather vs. McGregor, announces referee and judges

The Nevada Athletic Commission has made a one-time exception to allow eight-ounce gloves for this 154-pound matchup between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. At Wednesday’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting …read more

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Twitter – including an ecstatic Dana White – reacts to Mayweather-McGregor glove change

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5541945051001Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFCA notable change to the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match occurred today when the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) voted to …read more

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NSAC ignores ARP, approves 8oz glove change for ‘Mayweather vs McGregor’

Safety fourth!
Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today (Weds., Aug. 16, 2017) ignored concerns voiced by the Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) and approved a change in glove size for this …read more

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VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov looks pretty healthy for a guy who is too hurt to fight at UFC 216

The reason Dana White gave for Ferguson vs. Lee was that Nurmagomedov wasn’t ready. This was him yesterday. #UFC216 https://t.co/lQQbSVoNyJ pic.twitter.com/j5u3ODg5r6
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 16, 2017

Yesterday evening, we learned …read more

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Mayweather, McGregor to wear 8-ounce gloves

Mayweather, McGregor to wear 8-ounce gloves …read more

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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor reveal expected fight weights for August 26 showdown

The contracted weight for Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor‘s August 26 boxing match is 154 pounds. That said, neither man is likely to weigh exactly that much on fight night. …read more

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Nevada commission (surprisingly) approves 8-ounce gloves for Mayweather vs. McGregor

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5541945051001Filed under: Featured, News, UFCThe Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to grant a request from Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s camps to allow eight-ounce gloves to be used …read more

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Nevada commission approves lighter glove size for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

The social media banter between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has become a reality.
The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) approved Wednesday a “one-time” waiver to allow Mayweather and McGregor to wear …read more

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BREAKING | Glove Size for Mayweather vs. McGregor Will Be 8oz Gloves

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is a circus show with many rides and many moving pieces. The latest merry-go-round is the contested glove size. Originally, the glove size was set …read more

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Referee, Judges Selected for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Bout on Aug. 26

Veteran referee Robert Byrd will be the third man in the ring when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor square off at the T-Mobile Arena on Aug. 26. …read more

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Referee, judging assignments revealed for ‘Mayweather vs McGregor’ in Las Vegas

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) was back in session on Wednesday (Aug. 16, 2017) to vote on all things combat sports, including the highly-anticipated — kinda/sorta — “Money Fight” between …read more

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Referees and Judges Announced

The final pieces of the puzzle for Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are in place.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday confirmed the referee and judges for the fight on …read more

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Referee, judges selected for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

The officials have been selected to oversee the historic clash between undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor on Aug. 26.
The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Wednesday …read more

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Mayweather, McGregor camps OK Byrd as ref

Mayweather, McGregor camps OK Byrd as ref …read more

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Nevada Commission Approves 8-Ounce Gloves for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will fight in eight-ounce gloves after the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve the measure.
Because the fight between Mayweather and McGregor …read more

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Mayweather says McGregor could be fined up to ‘90 percent’ of his purse if he kicks him in the head

Floyd Mayweather is very confident Conor McGregor won’t throw any kicks on Aug. 26. The details haven’t been revealed, but expect Conor McGregor to face a ‘heavy fine’ if he …read more

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Referee and judges selected for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing fight

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5540466102001Filed under: News, UFCVeteran boxing referee Robert Byrd will oversee “The Money Fight.”
The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to appoint Byrd for the pay-per-view boxing match between Floyd …read more

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BREAKING | Referee and judges announced for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is currently in session, as it irons out a few of the most important details for Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s blockbuster August 26 …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Andrea Lee and Ali Abdelaziz (in studio)

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Andrea Lee and Ali Abdelaziz.
Lee is LFA’s women’s flyweight champion. Abdelaziz, who joins us in studio, …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2512 with Jorge Masvidal, Muhammed Lawal, Cheyanne Vlismas

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Jorge Masvidal, Muhammed Lawal and Cheyanne Vlismas.
Masvidal said he is fairly certain of a fight with Stephen Thompson on Nov. …read more

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Cris Cyborg on Holly Holm: ‘She’s Already Run Three Times’

Cris Cyborg wants Holly Holm to put up or shut up. While Holm isn’t known for being brash, Cyborg feels the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion has …read more

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'The Reem' Season 4, No. 5: Behind the scenes of Alistair Overeem's UFC 213 win over Fabricio Werdum

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosAlistair Overeem is the center of one arguably the most well-produced documentary series in MMA. Just weeks after his UFC 213 victory …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi goes off on ‘Pillsbury Doughboy’ Dana White: ‘I don’t think he treats the fighters fairly’

In a rant about Conor McGregor, Paulie Malignaggi saved a bit of his ire for UFC president Dana White.
Malignaggi blasted White in an interview with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition …read more

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TJ Dillashaw: UFC flyweight title akin to year’s supply of Turtle Wax

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw wanted the chance to fight for the 135-pound strap, currently held by Cody Garbrandt, but a back injury benched “No Love” …read more

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Conor McGregor explains why he’s not impressed by Canelo or GGG

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather in a contest being hailed as “the biggest fight in combat …read more

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After 2nd DWCS win and (finally) a UFC contract, Charles Byrd eyes dream fight in Japan

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5542354385001Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – It took two tries and two finishes, but Charles Byrd is now officially a UFC fighter.
Byrd (9-4) stamped his octagon ticket …read more

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Boxing odds: Terence Crawford heavy favorite to unify belts against Indongo

Julius Indongo is the underdog against Terence Crawford this Saturday night, but that’s nothing new for Indongo. Is he worth a bet this time? On Saturday night, boxing crowns …read more

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Live video: Listen to today's Conor McGregor media call at 5 p.m. ET

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosPrior to his upcoming boxing match with undefeated Floyd Mayweather, UFC champion Conor McGregor hosts a media call today at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT).
McGregor …read more

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Cris Cyborg: Holly Holm already ran from me three times

Newly-crowned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s featherweight champion Cristiane Justino is ready to make her first title defense after disposing of Tonya Evinger at UFC 213 back in July.
The logical …read more

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UFC-bound DWCS 6 winner Grant Dawson achieved a dream he had as a 15-year-old

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5542377802001Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – Grant Dawson was just 15 when he chose his profession and focused on one dream: securing a contract with the world’s largest MMA …read more

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Top 25 finishes in Invicta FC history (Nos. 21-25): Cat Zingano vs. Raquel Pennington pre-UFC

More than five years have passed since Invicta FC hosted its first event. During that time the all-female organization has gone through a number of different incarnations.
Despite having its roster …read more

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Boxer Tony Bellew says he’d fight Michael Bisping but not Jon Jones – and Bisping responds

The trend of mixed martial artists chasing fights with boxers – and vice versa – doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. In a recent interview with SkySports, former WBC cruiserweight …read more

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Owen Roddy Says Referee For McGregor-Mayweather Will be Irrelevant

Conor McGregor’s striking coach Owen Roddy isn’t worried about who the referee will be for his fighter’s bout against Floyd Mayweather on Aug. 26. Sometime today (Aug. 16), the Nevada …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach and father reacts to Ferguson-Lee news

Last night, we learned that top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson would be fighting Kevin Lee – not the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov – for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor conference call audio

Conor McGregor will address the media during a conference call Wednesday evening. The UFC lightweight champion will discuss the upcoming fight against Floyd Mayweather on Aug. 26 and much more. …read more

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Cyborg: Holly Holm will run in the ring, but I will find her

Cyborg responds to Mike Winkeljohn’s previous claims that she will be ‘picked apart’ by Holly Holm. After Cris Cyborg finally won the UFC featherweight title at UFC 214, the next …read more

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Lumberjack loophole? Michael Bisping explains how Georges St-Pierre can weasel his way out of contracted title defense

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is finally making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) after more than three years on the sidelines.
“Rush” won’t be returning …read more

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Dana White: Paulie Malignaggi left Conor McGregor camp “for his health”

Paulie Malignaggi’s time as a part of Conor McGregor‘s training camp for Floyd Mayweather was brief. Just days into his work with McGregor, the former two-division boxing champ began feeling …read more

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The Mac Life ‘Mayweather vs McGregor’ Ep. 2: Here’s how to get a body like Conor McGregor

If you want a lean and mean physique like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor McGregor (sorry, Francis), all you need is a souped-up bicycle and 1800 miles of …read more

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UFC boss wants Conor McGregor back in MMA: 'What's the point' of Floyd Mayweather rematch?

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5542346592001Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – Even if Conor McGregor pulls off an upset and beats Floyd Mayweather in their boxing match later this month, what’s the point …read more

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Live Chat: May-Mac news, Frank Mir to Bellator, Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee and more

This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.
We’re 10 days out from Mayweather vs. McGregor. Today at a hearing for the Nevada Athletic Commission, the regulatory body will decide who will …read more

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Michael Bisping: GSP is in ‘position of power’ over UFC, doesn’t have to fight Whittaker

On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre explained that, if he beats Michael Bisping to capture UFC middleweight gold at UFC 217 this November, …read more

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Dana White: Showtime Declined to Air McGregor-Malignaggi Sparring Video

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has added fuel to the fire on the Conor McGregor-Paulie Malignaggi sparring fiasco. On Aug. 26, McGregor will take on Floyd Mayweather inside …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw: Challenging Demetrious Johnson was ‘like going for a consolation prize’

T.J. Dillashaw only had Cody Garbrandt in mind and says his previous challenge to Demetrious Johnson was just his second option. Cody Garbrandt’s back injury in May had led …read more

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Yves Edwards Says 2006 Loss to Mark Hominick Still Haunts Him

Yves Edwards isn’t afraid to admit that one loss 11 years ago still haunts him. Back in March 2006, Edwards took on Mark Hominick at UFC 58. The “Thugjitsu Master” …read more

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Owen Roddy: Referee and gloves size ‘irrelevant’ for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

One of the most crucial meetings regarding the polarizing boxing bout between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will take place on Wednesday when the Nevada Athletic Commission will decide on …read more

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Ryan Benoit vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian added to UFC Fight Night 121 in Australia

Jul 30, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Ryan Benoit (red gloves) competes against Fredy Serrano (blue gloves) during UFC 201 at Phillips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 3, 2016; …read more

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Listen to the Conor McGregor Media Call on Wednesday at 5 PM ET

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In advance of the most anticipated event of the summer, UFC champion Conor McGregor hosts an international media conference call on Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET.
TRENDING > Georges …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping reacts to Georges St-Pierre’s contractual obligation to defend middleweight title if he wins

On Monday, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre went on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani and dropped a minor bit of news about his upcoming title shot against middleweight …read more

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Dana White: 'Nothing against' Paulie Malignaggi, though Showtime turned down offer of sparring footage

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5542297051001Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – Dana White has “nothing against” former Conor McGregor sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi, though the UFC president did offer Showtime some of their …read more

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BE’s Baddest Greatest Light Heavyweight: #2 Lyoto Machida vs. #7 Glover Teixeira

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Light Heavyweight of All Time. Today’s match-up: #2 Lyoto Machida vs. #7 Glover Teixeira. Vote now! One …read more

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DWTNCS WEEK 6 RECAP: Dawson shines with second-round submission finish

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series has been the surprise hit of the summer, delivering a bevy of entertaining fights every Tuesday night from the jump, and somehow the combatants …read more

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Dana White Signs Two More Tuesday Night Contender Series Fighters to UFC Contracts

UFC president Dana White inked two more of his Tuesday Night Contender Series fighters to UFC contracts. After their submission wins in week 6 of the weekly web series, Grant …read more

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Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee to Clash for Interim Lightweight Title at UFC 216 on Oct. 7

While reigning lightweight champ Conor McGregor remains on hiatus, an interim 155-pound king will be crowned at UFC 216. …read more

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White: Ferguson, Lee will fight for interim title

White: Ferguson, Lee will fight for interim title …read more

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Floyd Mayweather Wants Smaller Gloves to Increase Odds of KO’ing Conor McGregor

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Many questioned why Floyd Mayweather had his business partner, Leonard Ellerbe, petition the Nevada State Athletic Commission for smaller gloves for his boxing superfight with UFC champion Conor McGregor.
It’s simple, …read more

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If I Did It: UFC is now co-promoting Mayweather vs McGregor

Welcome to http://BloodyElbow.com’s If I Did It, the show where we discuss PR kerfluffles from the world of MMA and beyond. This week it’s pretty much all Mayweather vs McGregor. …read more

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Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee targeted to fight for interim lightweight title at UFC 216

Well, it looks like the UFC’s lightweight division will finally be getting some clarity.
The promotion is targeting an interim title fight between top lightweight contenders, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee, …read more

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VIDEO | Dana White explains why Khabib Nurmagomedov is not fighting Tony Ferguson

Earlier tonight UFC President Dana White announced that an interim lightweight title fight between surging division contenders Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will be taking place at UFC 216 on …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee to fight for interim UFC lightweight title

An interim UFC lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will take place later this year — likely at UFC 216 — according to Dana White. The interim …read more

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Charles Byrd, Grant Dawson Secure UFC Contracts on Dana White’s Contender Series

Charles Byrd put Randall Wallace in a vice. …read more

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Ferguson/Lee likely for interim 155-lb title fight

Ferguson/Lee likely for interim 155-lb title fight …read more

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Midnight Mania! Dana White says Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee to fight for interim lightweight title, possibly at UFC 216

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Dana White confirmed tonight that Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson will fight …read more

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Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee Set For Interim Lightweight Title Fight

With Conor McGregor less than two weeks away from his fight against Floyd Mayweather, the lightweight division will move forward without him as a new interim champion will be crowned.
Tony …read more

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Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee will fight at UFC 216 for interim lightweight title

Jun 25, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Michael Chiesa (red gloves) fights Kevin Lee (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson-Kevin Lee ‘Likely’ This October for Interim UFC Title

UFC president Dana White informed members of the media present for his “Contender Series” show Tuesday night that another interim title is coming to the promotion. Top lightweight contenders Tony …read more

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Breaking! Dana White just announced an interim lightweight title fight for UFC 216

UFC President Dana White just broke some huge news!
Lightweights Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will square off for the UFC interim lightweight title at October’s UFC 216 event in Las …read more

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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 6 results: Grant Dawson, Charles Byrd earn UFC contracts

The sixth edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series was likely the most lackluster event in the show’s short history.
Yet, despite the lack of action in the majority …read more

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David Michaud Reveals Game Plan for LFA 19 Main Event

Looking back on his win this past April over Jake Lindsey at LFA: Sioux Falls Fight Night, welterweight veteran David Michaud is pleased with just about everything that happened in …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series 6 results: Charles Byrd wins for 2nd time, lands UFC contract

Middleweight Charles Byrd became the first fighter to win twice on Dana White’s Contender Series after submitting short-notice replacement Randall Wallace.
Byrd toughed it out after Wallace set up a rear-naked …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series week 6 results and highlights: Byrd, Dawson win in style

Check out what happened at Dana White’s Contender Series episode 6, as two contracts were awarded for two rear-naked chokes. Dana White’s Contender Series 6 has concluded, and UFC contracts …read more

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Charles Byrd, Grant Dawson Secure UFC Contracts on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Charles Byrd put Randall Wallace in a vice. …read more

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NAC Executive on McGregor-Mayweather: ‘You Have to Change With The Times’

Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive Bob Bennett has responded to the criticism for approving Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather. McGregor and Mayweather will meet inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las …read more

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