Nunes, Jones, Nurmagomedov, and Shevchenko named top fighters in EA Sports UFC 4

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The ratings for the game’s top 50 fighters in the upcoming EA Sports UFC 4 video game have been unveiled.
Previous iterations of the game used …read more

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Valerie Loureda's Bellator 243 prediction: 'It's going to be easy for me'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Valerie Loureda expects to return to mixed martial arts competition in style.
The Bellator flyweight prospect takes on Tara Graff on Friday during the preliminary card of Bellator …read more

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Bellator 243's Curtis Millender looks to build momentum against Sabah Homasi

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Curtis Millender made a successful Bellator return in January when he earned a unanimous decision against Moses Murrietta at Bellator 238.
Now the Anaheim, Calif.-based competitor looks to …read more

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Bellator 243 weigh-in results

On Friday night, Bellator MMA will return to our screens with the stacked Bellator 243 card out of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. The card will be topped by a …read more

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Lee Suffers Second ACL Tear

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It’s been a rough 2020 for just about everyone, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Kevin Lee seems to be outpacing the rest of …read more

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Video: What the Heck, Episode 19: Marlon Vera, Kevin Holland, Ashley Yoder and Mike Hamel

On this week’s episode of What the Heck, UFC bantamweight Marlon Vera (3:56) previews his upcoming co-main event bout with Sean O’Malley at UFC 252 next Saturday, talks how he …read more

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Live! Bellator 243: Chandler vs. Henderson 2 weigh-in video

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See how makes and misses on the scales for Bellator 243! Bellator MMA is back for the second time in the COVID-19 era. The …read more

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Fight Archives: Magomedsharipov bros demoralize opponent as amateurs

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Who did it better? I’m slowly starting to believe that the water in Dagestan is something else.
We’re all familiar with …read more

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Jorge Masvidal drops timeframe for next UFC fight

UFC welterweight contender and MMA superstar Jorge Masvidal has shared the tentative timeframe for his next trip to the Octagon. On Wednesday night, Masvidal competed against American Cornhole League champion …read more

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Ariel Helwani on a great 2020 for the UFC, except for one big miss: Conor McGregor

All the momentum the UFC created with Conor McGregor’s return in January has faded away. Why did it happen, and what’s next? …read more

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Jorge Masvidal teases UFC return in November or December after falling short in cornhole match

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal has some work to do if he wants to take on the best of the best in cornhole.
The UFC’s only “BMF” champion crossed …read more

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Ariel Helwani on how the UFC is missing a big opportunity with Conor McGregor in 2020

All the momentum the UFC created with Conor McGregor’s return in January has faded away. Why did it happen, and what’s next? …read more

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VIDEO | Paulo Costa shares bizzare promo for Israel Adesanya title fight

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa has shared a truly bizarre promo video for his upcoming title fight with reigning middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. While most pre-fight promos feature footage of …read more

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Bellator 243's Georgi Karakhanyan looks to make statement against Myles Jury

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Bellator’s Georgi Karakhanyan has seen and done it all by this stage of his career.
The seasoned veteran showed he still has something left when he submitted Paul …read more

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Video: Is the UFC screwing Aljamain Sterling?

Aljamain Sterling has the resume and the winning streak. When will he get his title shot? We take a look at what the UFC is doing with the Bantamweight division …read more

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Jose Aldo happy with UFC 251 performance despite loss, praises referee for ‘excellent job’

Jose Aldo (right) rules out a return to featherweight after dropping two in a row at 135. | Jeff Botari, Zuffa LLC

Stuck in Abu Dhabi for one week …read more

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VIDEO | Jake Paul gets raided by armed feds, boxing match on Tyson-Jones card potentially at risk

Youtube star turned pro boxer Jake Paul had a surprise visit from a battalion of armed federal agents this week, casting doubt on the status of his upcoming boxing match. …read more

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Bellator 243 weigh in results, live streaming ceremonial video for ‘Chandler vs Henderson 2’

Esther Lin

The place is here, Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 243: “Chandler vs. Henderson 2” tomorrow night …read more

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Kevin Lee injures other ACL while recovering from ACL surgery

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee says he tore his ACL while he was recovering from surgery to repair his other ACL. Lee opened up on the situation in a video …read more

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Bellator 243 weigh-in results and live video stream (10 a.m. ET)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s early and official Bellator 243 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT).
The …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo: Cody Garbrandt flyweight title shot would be “unfair”

New UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo says granting former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt a flyweight title shot would be “unfair.” Garbrandt, who enjoyed a brief reign as the UFC bantamweight …read more

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Morning Report: Zabit Magomedsharipov reacts to Yair Rodriguez’s withdrawal, calls for title shot

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Earlier this week, it was announced that Zabit Magomedsharipov was in need of an opponent, and the third-ranked featherweight contender already has someone in mind.
Magomedsharipov …read more

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Kevin Lee tears other ACL while trying to recover from first ACL surgery

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Both of Kevin Lee’s knees got seriously injured in 2020. Kevin Lee had ACL surgery in May 2020. A couple of months later, and …read more

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Kevin Lee tears other ACL, undergoes second knee surgery

Kevin Lee can’t seem to catch a break.
Lee (18-6 MMA, 11-6 UFC), who underwent surgery for a torn left ACL three months ago, has gone under the knife again, but …read more

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VIDEO | Derrick Lewis spits in Alexey Oleynik’s food after order mishap

A dinner order intended for UFC heavyweight contender Alexey Oleynik somehow ended up in the hands of the man he’ll fight this Saturday night, Derrick Lewis. Lewis, not one to …read more

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Morgan Charriere, Max Coga to face off for vacant featherweight strap at Cage Warriors 116

Cage Warriors has wasted no time in addressing the departure to Bellator of their featherweight champion Mads Burnell, by booking a fight for the vacant strap at the organization’s upcoming …read more

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MMA rankings report, August 5: Derek Brunson's show of force

Derek Brunson put the UFC middleweight division on notice Saturday: Anyone who had decided he is no longer a factor at 185 pounds was badly mistaken.
Brunson was all but counted …read more

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Midnight Mania! Paulo Costa Just Dropped The Weirdest Promo Of All Time

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 04: Paulo Costa of Brazil | Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and …read more

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Zabit Magomedsharipov issues challenge to champ Alexander Volkanovski: 'Let's try new blood'

Zabit Magomedsharipov has his sights set on UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski.
With Yair Rodriguez injured and out of their expected Aug. 29 matchup, Magomedsharipov (18-1 MMA, 6-0) and the UFC …read more

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Derek Brunson explains why a fight against Jack Hermansson makes sense

UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson explained why a matchup against highly-ranked Jack Hermansson is the next fight to make at 185lbs. Brunson is coming off of a huge third-round TKO …read more

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Jim Miller Draws Returning Vinc Pichel in UFC 252 Lightweight Showcase on Aug. 15

One of the most prolific competitors in Ultimate Fighting Championship history will saunter back into the Octagon when Jim Miller faces Vinc Pichel at UFC 252 on Aug. 15 in …read more

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Win A UFC Title, Become A GOAT, Then Retire

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Darren Till hit another speed bump on his road to trying to win his first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title after …read more

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Stipe Miocic believes he will eventually fight and defeat Jon Jones

Stipe Miocic believes a fight between Jon Jones will happen. For quite a few years now, many fans have called for Jones to move up to heavyweight. Yet, he has …read more

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Kevin Lee tears other ACL while recovering from ACL surgery

“F—k 2020”.
That about summed up one-time UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee’s feelings after suffering his second ACL tear while recovering from his first one.
Lee tore his …read more

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Curtis Millender expects to finish Sabah Homasi, sign with UFC or Bellator long-term in free agency

Curtis Millender knows he has to beat Sabah Homasi if he is going to get a long-term contract in free agency. At Bellator 243 this Friday, Millender is set for …read more

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Dillon Danis says he would easily beat Jorge Masvidal in a street fight

Dillon Danis is confident he would be able to beat Jorge Masvidal in a street fight rather easily. Danis is currently 2-0 in MMA and has had rivalries with multiple …read more

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Benson Henderson skeptical of Michael Chandler's 'knockout warrior' self-assessment

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Benson Henderson doesn’t have many losses on his resume, but Friday he’ll have the opportunity to redeem one.
Headlining Bellator 243, Henderson will face former Bellator lightweight champion …read more

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Video: Costa shows off amazing shape for UFC 253

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Paulo “Borrachinha” Costa looks to be in amazing physical condition for his upcoming fight with Israel Adesanya. A recent training video of Paulo …read more

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UFC Vegas 6 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Vegas 6, which is set to hit UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, this …read more

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Zabit Magomedovsharipov Responds To Yair Rodriguez Bout Being Canceled

Zabit Magomedsharipov wasn’t interested in holding his tongue on the cancellation of his bout with Yair Rodriguez. Magomedsharipov and Rodriguez were scheduled to headline a UFC event on Aug. 29. …read more

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Alex Munoz ready to impress on debut at UFC on ESPN+ 32: 'You're going to see a complete fighter'

Alex Munoz may be drawing a stern test in his UFC debut, but he’s confident he can capitalize on the opportunity.
Munoz (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) takes on Nasrat Haqparast (11-3 …read more

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Jim Miller vs. Vinc Pichel added to UFC 252 on August 15th

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Jim Miller has accepted another late-notice UFC fight. A man with more wins in the UFC than nearly any other fighter is willing to …read more

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Benson Henderson: Michael Chandler’s post-fight shove showed ‘a serious amount of your character’

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Benson Henderson doesn’t like Michael Chandler. But the former UFC champ doesn’t think that’s particularly relevant heading into their rematch at Bellator 243.
A …read more

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Bellator 243's Sabah Homasi relieved to learn relatives safe in Beirut explosion

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — People all over the world were shocked and saddened to learn of Tuesday’s explosion in Lebanon’s capitol, Beirut.
As of Wednesday night, the official death toll was 135 …read more

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Zabit Magomedsharipov slams “no balls” Yair Rodriguez for pulling out of main event fight

Zabit Magomedsharipov is not happy with Yair Rodriguez for pulling out of their scheduled main event scrap on August 29. Magomedsharipov and Rodriguez have been linked to a fight for …read more

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Scott Holtzman gunning for KO win over Beneil Dariush: “He is there to be hit, so I’m swinging baby”

Scott Holtzman is looking to be the latest fighter to knock out Beneil Dariush. On the main card of UFC Vegas 6, Holtzman is getting the chance to fight a …read more

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Zabit Questions Yair’s Manhood, UFC’s Methods

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Late yesterday (Tues., Aug. 4, 2020), it was announced that Yair Rodriguez has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout …read more

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UFC’s Barriault believes tainted supplement caused positive drug test

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Barriault defeated Oskar Piechota on June 20th in Nevada. Marc-Andre Barriault prevailed in his must-win bout vs. Oskar Piechota, but a …read more

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UFC Vegas 6’s Aleksei Oleinik Unsure When He’ll Retire

Aleksei Oleinik isn’t sure when he’ll retire after his heavyweight clash with Derrick Lewis. Oleinik is set to take on Lewis on Aug. 8. The bout will serve as the …read more

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Romero Vs Hall Official, Co-Headlines Aug. 22 Event

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has officially announced the booking of a highly-intriguing Middleweight bout between former two-time title contender, Yoel Romero, taking on Uriah …read more

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Kelleher vs. Simon lined up for UFC’s September 5th event

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Two regulars at bantamweight will instead meet at featherweight. After not fighting at all in 2019, Brian Kelleher is ready to make a fourth …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo says Cody Garbrandt title shot would be ‘unfair,’ issues warning to flyweight contenders

Deiveson Figueiredo claimed the flyweight belt with a dominant victory over Joseph Benavidez. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

Deiveson Figueiredo received a hero’s welcome in his return to Brazil …read more

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A free agent after Bellator 243, Michael Chandler keeping options open

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With the hours counting down to Bellator 243, Michael Chandler is on the verge of free agency.
Despite 2018 reports stating Chandler (20-5 MMA, 17-5 BMMA) had explored …read more

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X-Factor! Some UFC Vegas 6 Main Card Predictions

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This weekend (Sat., Aug. 8, 2020), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will continue its stay at the UFC APEX for UFC Vegas 6 in Las …read more

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McGregor on Khabib’s gameplan: ‘I’m diving at his legs for a good whiff of his jockstrap’

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Conor McGregor puts Khabib on blast over his recent comments about Justin Gaethje. Khabib Nurmagomedov has promised …read more

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UFC 252 adds Jim Miller vs. Vinc Pichel to preliminary card lineup

Despite 2020’s unforeseen challenges, Jim Miller is staying active.
On Aug. 15 at UFC 252, Miller (32-14 MMA, 21-13 UFC) will return to action and take on Vinc Pichel in a …read more

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Jim Miller faces Vinc Pichel in late addition to UFC 252 card

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In a late addition to the UFC 252 fight card on Aug. 15, Jim Miller will make his return to action against The Ultimate Fighter …read more

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After successful lightweight debut at DWCS 27, Uros Medic still trying to figure out how his body works

LAS VEGAS – Uros Medic made quick work of his opponent once again but knows he’s yet to be truly tested.
Undefeated Medic (6-0) made good in his lightweight debut when …read more

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Video: Lewis Spits On Oleinik’s Food

You know that saying about being careful when returning an incorrect order at a restaurant back to the kitchen for fear of having it spit on by angry cooks? Well …read more

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Leon Edwards Continues To Call For Jorge Masvidal Bout

Leon Edwards wants to fight Jorge Masvidal and he won’t give up on his desire to make it happen. There is history between Edwards and Masvidal. Back in March 2019, …read more

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With second chance intact, DWCS 27 contract winner Dustin Jacoby eyes his first UFC win

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Over eight years after his last UFC fight, Dustin Jacoby earned a second chance to compete in the octagon.
Jacoby picked up a unanimous …read more

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Thiago, Tibau and Sarafian signed by Taura MMA

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Three more former UFC fighters were picked up by Taura MMA: Paulo Thiago, Gleison Tibau and Daniel Sarafian. Brazilian MMA …read more

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Referee, Judging Assignments Set For UFC 252

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Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his division title against former 265-pound kingpin Daniel Cormier in the upcoming …read more

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UFC Vegas 6 previews, predictions, results, PBP, more

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Stream UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik on ESPN+ Check out Bloody Elbow’s pre-fight, fight night, and post-fight coverage for UFC Fight Night: Lewis …read more

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Darren Till vows to become UFC champion: 'I won't be able to retire if I don't become one of the best'

Darren Till hasn’t given up on his goal of becoming UFC champion.
Till (18-3-1 MMA, 6-3-1 UFC) was recently on the cusp of earning another shot at gold, this time at …read more

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Robert Whittaker Would Only Move To 205lbs If He Got “Sick Of Cutting Weight”

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya teased a potential move to light heavyweight against Jon Jones but Robert Whittaker isn’t in a rush making the jump to 205 pounds himself. “We’ll see …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 32 pre-event facts: Derrick Lewis on verge of being KO king

The UFC’s busy August stretch continues on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 32, which takes place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+.
Two heavyweights with opposing styles …read more

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Marc Goddard to referee Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 at UFC 252

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Veteran referee Marc Goddard will be the third man in the cage when heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic takes on Daniel Cormier in the main event …read more

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Chris Weidman on UFC Vegas bout: ‘I need to get a freaking W’

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Chris Weidman is desperate to prove the critics wrong on Aug. 8. Chris Weidman is desperate for a win at UFC …read more

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UFC on ESPN 15 Nets Dwight Grant-Jared Gooden Welterweight Scrap on Aug. 22

American Kickboxing Academy rep Dwight Grant will attempt to build on back-to-back victories when he welcomes promotional newcomer Jared Gooden to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in a UFC on ESPN …read more

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Chris Daukaus-Parker Porter Heavyweight Tilt Beefs Up UFC 252 Lineup

Chris Daukaus will forego an opportunity to vie for the Cage Fury Fighting Championships heavyweight title in order to make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Dana White Talks Giving Dustin Jacoby Another UFC Opportunity

UFC president Dana White has detailed his decision to give Dustin Jacoby another contract. Jacoby competed in the return of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. He took on Ty …read more

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Valerie Loureda wants to break Instagram stereotype of female fighters: You can be feminine and still fight

Valerie Loureda hopes to help change the way some people expect female athletes to look in MMA.
Although MMA has been around for many years now and it is broadcast on …read more

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Woodley hints at KO win for Tyson: ‘If Tyson touches anybody, they’re going down’

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“I think if Mike Tyson touches anybody, they’re going down no matter how old he is.” Legendary heavyweight boxer Mike …read more

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PFL veteran Glaico Franca suspended for positive steroid test, but sentence already served

Ryan Loco, PFL

PFL veteran Glaico Franca finally found out his fate for a positive steroid test inOctober 2019. But due to a lengthy delay issuing the sanction, the …read more

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Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast - 15

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Bloody Elbow Presents ‘The Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast’. The show is a deep dive with host, Trent Reinsmith, into the bigger news …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series: Week 1 Results

Follow All The Results From Season 4’s debut week Of Dana White’s Contender Series
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Pete Barrett Came Back From The Brink

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Scott Holtzman Ready To Enter The Next Level

A win for Scott Holtzman on Saturday night over Beneil Dariush could mean an appearance in the rankings
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Significant Stats: August 8 Edition

Take a deep dive into the key stats of some of the biggest upcoming match-ups at Fight Night on August 8
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Luis Pena tests positive for marijuana, receives suspension from NSAC

Luis Pena has tested positive for marijuana, has received a suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according to a report from Damon Martin of MMA Fighting. In addition to …read more

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Marc-Andre Barriault tests positive for ostarine, denies intentional use

UFC middleweight Marc-Andre Barriault has tested positive for ostarine, but maintains he didn’t knowingly ingest the banned substance. Barriault failed a drug test surrounding his June 20 knockout win over …read more

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Luis Pena, Tim Elliot, Jamahal Hill get temporary suspensions extended by NAC after positive tests for marijuana

Luis Pena, Tim Elliot and Jamahal Hill will have to wait a bit longer for resolution on their infractions in Nevada.
The three UFC competitors had their temporary suspensions extended by …read more

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Walt Harris is running for city council

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Walt Harris is running for city councilor in Homewood, AL. 11th ranked UFC heavyweight Walt Harris has decided to …read more

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Thiago Moises vs. Jalin Turner targeted for Sept. 5 UFC event in Las Vegas

Thiago Moises (pictured) and Jalin Turner both went 2-2 in the UFC after the Contender Series. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Thiago Moises and Jalin Turner will collide in …read more

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Marc-Andre Barriault 'disappointed' in ostarine finding but vows to prove innocence

UFC middleweight Marc-Andre Barriault doesn’t yet know what the Nevada Athletic Commission plans on doing with his recent positive drug screen, but he wants the public to know that he …read more

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Armed Feds Raid Jake Paul’s House

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YouTube personality and part-time celebrity boxer Jake Paul was back in the headlines this week after federal agents raided his house …read more

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Leon Edwards calls out Jorge Masvidal: “It’s the only fight that makes sense”

Birmingham’s Leon Edwards has set his crosshairs on fellow welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal, pegging the potential pairing as “the only fight that makes sense” if he’s not given a title …read more

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NAC extends temporary suspensions for Elliott, Hill and Pena for marijuana; Barriault positive for ostarine

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to extended temporary suspensions for several UFC athletes following positive drug tests in recent fights.
Jamahal Hill, …read more

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Marc Goddard to oversee Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier trilogy fight at UFC 252

On Aug. 15, three large men will stand in a small cage.
Nevada Athletic Commission officials today assigned veteran referee Marc Goddard the task of overseeing the UFC 252 heavyweight tile …read more

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Video: Bellator 243 virtual media day

At the Bellator 243 virtual media day, the top fighters at Friday’s event will speak to the media on Wednesday afternoon, and you can check out a full video of …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 243 Virtual Media Day Q&A Updates

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Fighters are scheduled to start chatting today (Weds., Aug. 5) at 1:30 p.m. ET from inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Bellator 243: “Chandler vs. Henderson …read more

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Carla Esparza wants the next title shot against Weili Zhang: “I am ready for that fight”

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza admitted that she’s interested in fighting current champ Weili Zhang for the belt. Esparza is coming off of four straight wins over Marina …read more

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Nevada extends suspensions of 4 UFC fighters

Jamahal Hill, Tim Elliott, Luis Pena and Marc-Andre Barriault each had their temporary suspensions extended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission related to failed in-competition drug tests. …read more

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PFL welterweight Glaico Franca suspended by Nevada – but the order has already expired

In an odd set of circumstances, PFL welterweight Glaico Franca today accepted a nine-month suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission – the length of which has already expired.
Franca tested positive …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Heavyweight newcomers Chris Daukaus, Parker Porter late additions to UFC 252 lineup

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Two new heavyweights have joined the UFC roster and will meet in the octagon at UFC 252.
Multiple people with knowledge of …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Chris Weidman Plans To Fight Omari Akhmedov With Sense Of Urgency

Chris Weidman knows he’s in a rough spot. Weidman is scheduled to take on Omari Akhmedov on Aug. 8. The “All American” has gone from being a former UFC middleweight …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Dana White: Sporting events ‘impossible’ to pull off ‘without a bubble’

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As the president of one of the first sporting organizations to resume regular operations, Dana White is uniquely qualified to speak on what it …read more

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DC: Jones and I won’t be friends, but I ‘respect him as a competitor’

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It seems like Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have officially buried the hatchet. The Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rivalry could …read more

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Chris Daukaus vs. Parker Porter added to UFC 252

Chris Daukaus was expected to challenge for the CFFC heavyweight title next week. Instead, he’ll be making his UFC debut against fellow newcomer Parker Porter.
MMA Junkie today confirmed with multiple …read more

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