Benavidez to Cejudo: Defend or Vacate

Joseph Benavidez has had it with “Triple C’s” antics. Since capturing the UFC bantamweight championship, Henry Cejudo has not been shy on hitting the call-out button, even if the names …read more

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Jorge Masvidal fighting for ‘bad motherf**er’ title but has nothing but respect for Nate Diaz

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal might be competing for the ‘bad motherf—ker’ title at UFC 244 but don’t expect him to manufacture a rivalry with Nate Diaz just …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 17 pre-event facts: Only four fighters coming off UFC wins

The UFC makes its return to Mexico on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 17, which takes place at Mexico City Arena with a 12-fight card that streams on ESPN+.
A matchup …read more

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Ex-WWE superstar Jake ‘Jack Swagger’ Hager booked for Bellator 231

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former WWE superstar Jake Hager—best known by his pro wrestling moniker “Jack Swagger”—has booked his third professional fight with his return set for Bellator 231 …read more

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What Trash Talk?

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If there’s one thing that’s absolutely true when it comes to Jorge Masvidal, is that he keeps it 100-percent real when it’s time …read more

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Carla Esparza's recent win boosts confidence going into UFC on ESPN+ 17

MEXICO CITY — Inaugural UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza’s victory over Virna Jandiroba at UFC on ESPN+ 8 wasn’t just a return to the win column. The one-sided won over …read more

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UFC Rankings Report: Gaethje Enters Contention Status

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Vancouver. The winner of the main event, Justin Gaethje, is the story of this week’s rankings update, just as he was the …read more

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‘Jack Swagger,’ Bec Rawlings Get Bouts at Bellator 231 in Connecticut

Former WWE star Jake Hager, better known as “Jack Swagger,” will make his third professional mixed martial arts appearance when he faces Anthony Garrett at Bellator 231. …read more

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Colby Covington slams UFC for ‘slave labor negotiations’

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“They don’t want to pay any of the fighters because they want everybody to be poor, so they keep back …read more

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Bellator signs Brazilian lightweight Killys Mota

Killys Mota stopped nine opponents in 11 career wins before signing with Bellator. | Photo via LFA

Killys Mota is the newest addition to the lightweight division in Bellator, …read more

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Rewind: UFC Vancouver

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With UFC Vancouver in the books, MMA Fighting’s E. Casey Leydon takes a look back at a memorable fight week in British Columbia, Canada. …read more

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Masvidal doesn’t need to be ‘talking sh-t’ to Nate Diaz prior to UFC 244

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“In the case of a lot of other dudes, they just gotta talk it because they can’t bring it in a fight.” Jorge …read more

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Latest Odds, Betting Guide For UFC ‘Mexico City’

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 159, which is set to hit Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, this weekend (Sat., Sept. 21, …read more

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Sources: Ex-WWE star Hager sets 3rd MMA bout

Jake Hager, known in the pro wrestling world as “Jack Swagger,” will step in the Bellator cage for his third MMA fight when he meets Anthony Garrett on Oct. 25 …read more

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Jeremy Stephens takes a look back at his UFC 91 knockout of Rafael dos Anjos

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UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens looks back at the biggest win of his career up to that point in 2008, a knockout victory over Rafael dos Anjos at UFC …read more

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Joseph Benavidez wants Henry Cejudo to decide if he’s going to defend or relinquish his flyweight title 

On several occasions, Joseph Benavidez has heard UFC president Dana White say he’s next in line for a shot at the flyweight title. But he can’t seem to get reigning …read more

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Yair Rodriguez predicts stoppage of Jeremy Stephens after hitting him 'hard as (expletive)'

MEXICO CITY – It’s been 10 months since Yair Rodriguez hit Chan Sung Jung with one of the most viral knockouts in MMA history.
Saturday night, Rodriguez (11-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) …read more

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Bellator signs Nick Newell to multi-fight contract

Bellator is now Nick Newell’s home for the foreseeable future.
After MMA Junkie initially reported last week that a deal was imminent, Bellator announced on Wednesday that it has signed Newell …read more

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UFC rankings: Justin Gaethje rises at lightweight

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Justin Gaethje’s latest win has him moving up some more at 155 pounds. UFC Vancouver has come and gone, and we got to …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 17 Live Results: Rodriguez vs. Stephens (Results & Fight Stats)

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full live results for the first UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Nick Newell Signs Four-Fight Deal With Bellator

Nick Newell will be in Bellator for the foreseeable future. Newell, who was on a one-fight deal, competed at Bellator 225 where he submitted Corey Browning in the first round. …read more

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Bec Rawlings debuts against Ilara Joanne at Bellator 231

Popular Australian Bec Rawlingshas her first Bellator date set.
The former Invicta and UFC competitor and Bare Knuckle FC champion signed with the company in June, and now she’s getting ready …read more

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Brains Will Be Hitting The Canvas!

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Jeremy Stephens will look to snap his two-fight losing streak on Saturday night (Sept. 21, 2019) when he faces Yair Rodriguez in the …read more

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VIDEO: Jeremy Stephens out to run over ‘kid’ Yair Rodriguez: ‘He doesn’t know how to fight like a man’

MEXICO CITY — Jeremy Stephens discusses his upcoming main event bout at UFC Mexico City against Yair Rodriguez, training in Zacatecas, Mexico, Rodriguez’s unorthodox style and comeback ability, and much …read more

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David Branch suspended two years for failed USADA test

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David Branch’s career has taken a huge setback after testing positive for a banned substance. We now know why David …read more

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Jeremy Stephens has violent plans for Yair Rodriguez

Jeremy Stephens will look to get back into the win column when he takes Yair Rodriguez in the main event of UFC Mexico City on Saturday.
Although he is going into …read more

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After difficult year, Alexa Grasso seeking consistency and improvement at UFC on ESPN+ 17

MEXICO CITY – Prior to her last fight at UFC 238, Alexa Grasso struggled to find consistency.
Saturday night, Grasso (11-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) can turn a single victory into a …read more

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Jacare Souza Discusses Nearly Retiring Due To Mental Health Issues

Jacare Souza has opened up on dealing with mental health issues. Souza is scheduled to meet Jan Blachowicz in a light heavyweight bout on Nov. 16. The bout is set …read more

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Stipe Miocic ‘upset’ with Colby Covington, plans to have conversation with him

UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic wants a word with welterweight contender Colby Covington.
Miocic recently heard through the grapevine that Covington was being disrespectful to his wife at UFC 241 — …read more

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Newell Signs With Bellator MMA

Nick Newell has officially found himself a new home where he can show off his mixed marital arts (MMA) skills, as he has inked a multi-fight deal to compete for …read more

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McGregor and Poirier continue to trade shots on social media

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Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier continue to test the waters for a potential rematch. Conor McGregor continues to berate Dustin …read more

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Jeremy Stephens promises to put Yair Rodriguez's brains on canvas at UFC on ESPN+ 17

MEXICO CITY – Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 17 main-event matchup against Yair Rodriguez has lit a fire under Jeremy Stephens.
The perenial UFC contender is known for his fiery fighting style …read more

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Nick Newell Inks Multi-Fight Contract with Bellator MMA

Nick Newell is officially a Bellator MMA athlete. …read more

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UFC Mexico City predictions, results, PBP, highlights, more

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Check out Bloody Elbow’s pre-fight, fight night, and post-fight coverage for UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens, set for Saturday, …read more

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Hey Colby, Stipe Would Like To Have A Word

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Colby Covington isn’t afraid to make new enemies, even those who train at the same gym as he does, or with those who were …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Vancouver

Justin Gaethje and Donald Cerrone | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC has always been, and always will be, a struggle between sport and business.
As with any combat sport, …read more

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Bisping expects ‘uneventful’ buildup for Masvidal vs. Diaz fight

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Michael Bisping isn’t expecting a huge buildup for UFC 244’s headliner title fight between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz. Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz will be fighting …read more

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Nick Newell officially signs with Bellator

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Nick Newell has made Bellator his home.
The Viacom-owned promotion announced the lightweight as the newest addition to its stable of lightweight fighters Wednesday. Terms …read more

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Gaethje sent DM to McGregor: ‘Fight me in Ireland, I need that chaos in my life’

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UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje awaits a response from Conor McGregor. Streaking UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje is still very …read more

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‘Jacare’ Still Wants Gastelum Rematch At 185

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Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Ronaldo Souza, was hoping to rebound from his upset loss to Jack Hermansson earlier this year …read more

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Newell signs multi-fight deal with Bellator

Nick Newell, a congenital amputee born without most of his left arm, has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. …read more

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Eddie Alvarez wasn't sure he could fight again after eye injuries in ONE Championship debut

Eddie Alvarez almost saw a new chapter in his career come to an end before it even got going.
After an incredible run in the UFC to capturing the lightweight title, …read more

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Sarah Frota will continue fighting despite two-year USADA suspension

Sarah Frota leaves the UFC after losing two fights and failing a USADA drug test. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Sarah Frota was hit with a two-year suspension from …read more

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Pull No Punches 35 - Creating the Definitive BMF Division

June M. Williams

Your hosts ‘Shak’ Shakiel Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each Wednesday as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you …read more

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Frota suspended two years by USADA, released from UFC

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UFC women’s flyweight Sarah Frota has run afoul of USADA and no longer fights for the UFC. Sarah Frota is …read more

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Stipe Miocic Not Pleased With Colby Covington Over Remark Towards His Wife

Colby Covington may have just made himself a new enemy in Stipe Miocic. While Covington is a welterweight, he hasn’t been shy in his attempts to get under the skin …read more

Source:: MMANews

David Branch suspended two years by USADA

UFC middleweight contender David Branch has been suspended two years by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after testing positive for banned substances.
USADA released a statement on this issue. Here’s …read more

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Matt Serra names two fighters who can give Khabib Nurmagomedov problems

Matt Serra believes two fighters could solve the puzzle of Khabib Nurmagomedov.
At a stellar 28-0 and holding UFC lightweight gold, Nurmagomedov has become one of the most dominant fighters in …read more

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Branch Breaks Under USADA Testing

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight, David Branch, withdrew from his Andrew Sanchez fight on ESPN+ in Vancouver back in early …read more

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Matt Serra Explains Which Two Fighters Can Give Khabib Nurmagomedov Problems

Khabib Nurmagomedov is 28-0 and has been unstoppable in his MMA career. No one has been close to beating the Dagestani lightweight champion. However, Matt Serra believes there are two …read more

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UFC Middleweight David Branch Hit With Two-Year USADA Suspension

David Branch will have to sit on the shelf for a while as the USADA ban hammer has struck. Earlier today (Sept. 18), USADA announced that Branch has received a …read more

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Colby Covington will ‘100 percent’ stay at ATT; partially switches management group

Colby Covington has gotten some heat from fellow American Top Team (ATT) fighters as of late. ‘Chaos’ has taken shots at both Jorge Masvidal and Dustin Poirier with both firing …read more

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Shane Burgos vs. Makwan Amirkhani added to UFC 244

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Shane Burgos will again fight a short subway ride from home.
The Bronx, N.Y., native and featherweight is slated to face Makwan Amirkhani, also known …read more

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'Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix Countdown,' No. 3: 'Now it's time to get down to business'

Bellator 226 marked the start of the eagerly anticipated featherweight grand prix as half of the 16-man tournament field kicked off the first round of competition in four elimination bouts.
Emmanuel …read more

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UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov met with Russian president Vladimir Putin (video)

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Following his victory over Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov met with Russian president Vladimir Putin. The head of the …read more

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UFC's David Branch receives two-year suspension from USADA

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Now we know why David Branch didn’t compete at UFC on ESPN+ 16 as originally planned.
On Wednesday, the U.S. …read more

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David Branch hit with two-year suspension for violating UFC Anti-Doping Policy

USADA announced on Wednesday that UFC fighter David Branch, of Montville, N.J., has received a two-year sanction for a violation of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a …read more

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Giga Chikadze to Make Octagon Debut Against Brandon Davis at UFC Copenhagen

Brandon Davis will welcome Giga Chikadze to the Octagon in a short-notice bout at UFC Fight Night 160 in Copenhagen on Sept. 28. …read more

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UFC middleweight David Branch suspended two years by USADA following failed drug test 

UFC middleweight David Branch will have to sit out until 2021 after receiving a two-year suspension from USADA following a failed drug test.
The news of the suspension was announced by …read more

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Masvidal Wants WWE Fight After Diaz Disposal

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I have some bad news for all those MMA “purists” like Miesha Tate, who think the newly-created “Bad Mother Fucker” …read more

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Jacare Souza opens up on mental health struggles

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and long-time UFC middleweight contender Jacare Souza has recently been dealing with some mental health struggles. These issues were severe enough that they almost led him …read more

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Ngannou ‘ready’ to have his ‘revenge’ on Miocic before end of 2019

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Francis Ngannou expects an entirely different outcome in a rematch against current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. Heavyweight contender Francis …read more

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UFC's Branch suspended 2 years for PEDs

UFC middleweight David Branch tested positive for the banned substance ipamorelin and has been suspended for two years. …read more

Source:: ESPN

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Ben Askren eyes grappling match with Dillon Danis, Danis responds

Ben Askren and Dillon Danis are separated by promotional bounds, as they’re currently signed with the UFC and Bellator respectively. Nonetheless, the pair of grappling specialists have taken every opportunity …read more

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UFC Middleweight David Branch Suspended Two Years for Anti-Doping Violation

UFC veteran David Branch has been suspended two years by USADA after testing positive for the banned substance ipamorelin in an out-of-competition drug test on May 24. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Jorge Masvidal is down to challenge the baddest motherf****r in WWE after UFC 244

It appears Jorge Masvidal is after all the “BMF” titles.
Masvidal is set to headline UFC 244 on Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden, where he’ll take on Nate Diaz for …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Kyle Nelson Expects His Power to Be Key Factor vs. Marco Polo Reyes at UFC Mexico City

Kyle Nelson believes he is in a do-or-die situation. …read more

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Russian Welterweight Nikolay Aleksakhin Set for PFL Debut on Oct. 11

Nikolay Aleksakhin, who signed a contract with the Professional Fighters League a month ago, will make his promotional debut on Oct. 11 in Las Vegas. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Wrestlers to watch at the 2019 Men’s Freestyle World Championship

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Check out the top freestyle wrestlers to keep an eye on in each weight class this year in Nur-Sultan. A dramatic year of freestyle …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Latest UFC Moscow Fight Card, ESPN+ Line Up

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Event: UFC Fight Night 163 (UFC on ESPN+ 21) “Dos Santos vs. Volkov”Date: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019Location: CSKA Arena in Moscow, RussiaBroadcast: ESPN+
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Anthony Rocco Martin vs. Ramazan Emeev Booked for UFC Fight Night 163 in Moscow

Anthony Rocco Martin will look to get back into the win column when he goes in hostile territory at UFC Fight Night 163 in Moscow, Russia, to take on Ramazan …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Shane Burgos to Face Makwan Amirkhani at UFC 244 on Nov. 2

Shane Burgos will get the home fight he so desired, as the Bronx native will take on Makwan Amirkhani at UFC 244. …read more

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Tyson Fury Rewards Cutman For Work on Eye Against Wallin

Tyson Fury pulled off a win last weekend when he faced Otto Wallin. However, when Fury received a nasty cut over his right eye that could have cost him the …read more

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Former GLORY kickboxer Chikadze talks UFC debut

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Former GLORY kickboxer Giga Chikadze caught up with Bloody Elbow to discuss his promotional debut against Brandon Davis at UFC Denmark on September 28, …read more

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Shane Burgos vs. Makwan Amirkhani added to UFC 244 in New York

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A bout between two featherweight prospects is heading to Madison Square Garden.
Shane Burgos will face Makwan Amirkhani …read more

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Paul Felder Responds To Edson Barboza Appealing UFC 242 Loss

At UFC 242, Paul Felder beat Edson Barboza in their rematch from 2015. It was a super close fight that ‘The Irish Dragon’ edged out by split-decision. However, Barboza did …read more

Source:: MMANews

Charlie Johnson wants to validate his title by beating Tyler Milner at Alaska FC 152

Following a year and a half layoff, welterweight Charlie Johnson returned to fighting this past May and claimed a title he had been long pursing.
Facing Jason Flowers at Alaska FC …read more

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UFC Vancouver medical suspensions: Cerrone gets long sit

UFC Vancouver produced some violent finishes and some fun wars. An unfortunate side-effect of entertainment like this is that it often results in lengthy medical suspensions for the fighters involved.
The …read more

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Cris Cyborg confident Amanda Nunes rematch would go differently

Although Cris Cyborg is no longer in the UFC and recently signed with Bellator, she still hopes she can rematch Amanda Nunes one day.
The two fought back at UFC 232, …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Says He & Nate Diaz Don’t Need To Talk Trash Before UFC 244

Don’t expect Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz to trade nasty barbs ahead of UFC 244. Masvidal and Diaz are set to collide in the main event of UFC 244 on …read more

Source:: MMANews

Covington Exposes UFC For ‘Slave Labor Negotiations’

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”Covington’s next in line,” Dana White said. “He stepped up and took this Lawler fight.” Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) …read more

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Tyson Nam plans to make a huge statement in promotional debut at UFC on ESPN+ 17

When it comes to his unanimous decision victory over Shojin Miki at X-1 World Events 55 this past July, flyweight Tyson Nam is happy he got the win, but doesn’t …read more

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Colby Covington responds to Nick Diaz, claims he is ‘scared to fight’

Colby Covington and Nick Diaz have gone back-and-forth in interviews trash-talking one another. It even got to the point where Diaz challenged Covington to a fight.
“I’m not gonna sit here …read more

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‘Jacare’ Souza opens up about mental health issues that almost led to retirement

Ronaldo Souza makes his light heavyweight debut against Jan Blachowicz in November. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ronaldo Souza went radio silent after his last UFC loss in April, …read more

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Askren slams ‘idiots’ Covington and Usman for failed title fight

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Ben Askren gives his hot take on the supposed title fight between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. There are several purported reasons …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Get to know Ariane Carnelossi before UFC on ESPN+ 17 in Mexico City

Ariane Carnelossi is finally set to make her UFC debut.
Initially scheduled to face Talia Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 14 in Uruguay, the bout was scrapped after Santos was forced …read more

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Jedrzejczyk ‘Too Classy’ For A ‘Chinese Chick’ Like Zhang

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, has stuck her foot in her mouth so many times, I’m …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Colby Covington On UFC: ‘They Do The Slave Labor Negotiations’

Colby Covington is none too pleased with the UFC’s negotiation tactics. Covington was in talks with the UFC for a welterweight title opportunity against Kamaru Usman at UFC 244. Talks …read more

Source:: MMANews

Jedrzejczyk says she turned down Zhang fight three times

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk says she turned down a fight with Weili Zhang three times before the new champ won the title at UFC Shenzhen. …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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Everything you need to know ahead of the PFL playoffs

October is a make-or-break month for the 44 fighters still in contention for $1 million paydays in the PFL’s six divisions. Here’s an in-depth primer on the PFL playoffs. …read more

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Angela Lee hopes to bring ONE Championship to Hawaii, but there's a catch

Angela Lee has a vision of bringing ONE Championship Stateside, but not to the mainland. She wants the promotion to host an event in Hawaii.
Lee (9-2), who was born in …read more

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UFC Mexico City: Fight by Fight

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Irene Aldana Embraces Chance To Fight In Mexico

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Tristan Connelly Knows He Deserves To Be Here

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USADA Statement on Sarah Frota Lima

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Anthony Rocco Martin vs. Ramazan Emeev set for UFC on ESPN+ 21

Anthony Rocco Martin wants to get back into the win column, and he’s willing to travel all the way to Russia to do it.
Martin will meet Ramazan Emeev in a …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC rankings update: Justin Gaethje climbs at lightweight

The official UFC rankings have been updated in the wake of last Saturday’s UFC Vancouver card, and as expected, there have been some interesting changes.
Most notably, Justin Gaethje has climbed …read more

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Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier continue to trade barbs on social media

Conor McGregor has teased an imminent return to the Octagon, so he posted a throwback picture on Twitter of him pummelling Dustin Poirier to remind potential opponents who’s boss.
The lightweight …read more

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Paul Felder ‘slighted’ by Edson Barboza’s UFC 242 appeal: ‘It was razor close’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Edson’s Barboza’s plans to appeal his split-decision loss at UFC 242, and his subsequent protestations about the result, do not sit well with the victor …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

MMA SQUARED: With the UFC trying to trademark BMF, here is a short list of failed UFC Trademark applications

The UFC seeks to trademark BMF. Are they trying to suck the fun out of everything?

Quick question: …read more

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