UFC Denver Salaries: Donald Cerrone Makes Bank

The Colorado State Athletic Commission released the UFC Denver salaries on and some of the top tier talents got paid some major cash. UFC Denver (also known as UFC Fight …read more

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UFC rankings update: Yair Rodriguez, Germaine de Randamie surge up, retired Neil Seery appears at 125

The UFC rankings have been updated after an entertaining card last Saturday in Denver, Colorado. Following one of the best knockouts in UFC history, Yair Rodriguez jumped four spots in …read more

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Paige VanZant feels she has ‘huge potential for a crossover’ to WWE

Former UFC strawweight contender Paige VanZant is currently gearing up for a January flyweight scrap with Hawaii’s Rachael Ostovich. The bout will be part of the UFC’s first-ever card on …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Does Charity Work In Nigeria (Photo)

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has to let things play out with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) before he can return to the Octagon. In his spare time, Khabib …read more

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Yair Rodriguez’s Coach Hopes His Fighter Avoids Another War Following UFC Denver

Yair Rodriguez was in a war with Chan Sung Jung and his coach would prefer if he doesn’t see another fight like that for him again. Rodriguez and the “Korean …read more

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Study suggests mental factors to blame for some post-dehydration performance loss

A study published in Frontiers in Physiology suggests at least some of the well-established impact in performance following rehydration may be caused by mental rather than physical factors. Oliver Barley, …read more

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Mirsad Bektic believes win over Renato Moicano solidifies title contender status

Mirsad Bektic has been considered a top prospect at featherweight ever since his UFC debut in 2014, and with a win over fellow high-flying featherweight Renato Moicano at UFC 231, …read more

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Whittaker Vs Gastelum Official For UFC 234

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently rubber-stamped the middleweight title fight between reigning 185-pound titleholder, Robert Whittaker, and top division contender, Kelvin Gastelum, who are currently serving as opposing coaches on …read more

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Henry Cejudo on TJ Dillashaw fight: ‘I will cut the head off the snake forever’

On January 26, at UFC 233, UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw will move down to flyweight to take on divisional champ Henry Cejudo. If Dillashaw wins this fight, he will …read more

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New Rankings! Rodriguez, ‘Iron Lady’ On The Rise

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is now a couple of days removed from its UFC Fight Night 139 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which means it’s time …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum official for UFC 234 in Melbourne

As expected, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will defend his belt in Australia.
UFC brass officially announced Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (15-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) will indeed …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw Boasts of 'Killing' UFC Flyweight Division; Henry Cejudo Hints At Free Agency

Next January’s Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight title fight between champion Henry Cejudo and his bantamweight challenger T.J. Dillashaw could be the last of its kind. …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Yair Rodriguez's KO: 'It's Not Luck'

Yair Rodriquez earned a win over Chan Sung Jung last Saturday night at UFC Denver, knocking the Korean senseless with a no-look upward elbow strike. The dazzling technique led some …read more

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Michael Johnson not calling out Zabit Magomedsharipov, but 'all for' UFC 232 matchup

Since no one else in the featherweight division is calling out Zabit Magomedsharipov for a fight, Michael Johnson said he would be willing to share the octagon with the rising …read more

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Coach on Yair Rodriguez’s harrowing war against ‘Korean Zombie’: ‘Every fighter needs one of those’

Yair Rodriguez walked through hell and back to pull off his Hail Mary victory over Chan Sung Jung at UFC Denver.
One second away from losing a grueling war of attrition …read more

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Michael Johnson open to fight with Zabit Magomedsharipov

There are not a lot of featherweights out there who are openly calling for a fight with dangerous Russian contender Zabit Magomedsharipov. Michael Johnson, however, is all for the matchup.

“If …read more

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De La Hoya: McGregor can be guaranteed seven-figure paydays

Veteran boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya believes UFC superstar Conor McGregor could further boost up his brand and subsequent earnings with a streaming service deal. Last month, boxing superstar …read more

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Morning Report: T.J. Dillashaw: ‘The UFC is paying me ‘a f*ck-load of money to move down and kill the 125-pound division’

Last week, rumors began circulating that, with the departure of former champion Demetrious Johnson, the UFC intended to shutter the 125-pound division by next spring. Multiple UFC flyweights corroborated this …read more

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Paige VanZant Admits WWE Interest, but Still Eyes Long Future in the Cage

Paige VanZant will make her return to the Octagon at the first UFC on ESPN+ Fight Night in January, where she faces Rachael Ostovich in the women’s flyweight division.
VanZant last …read more

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UFC Denver winner Devonte Smith: Opponents were 'running away' before Julian Erosa

DENVER – UFC lightweight Devonte Smith doesn’t pay too close attention to the names he fights. He just knows quite a few turned him down for his octagon debut.
“Truthfully, I …read more

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Whittaker vs. Gastelum set for UFC 234 in Australia

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will defend his title against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 234. The UFC finally has a date for Robert Whittaker’s title defense against Kelvin Gastelum, and …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum Official for UFC 234 in Australia

The middleweight title will go up for grabs when champion Robert Whittaker takes on Kelvin Gastelum on Feb. 9 from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
UFC officials announced the …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum set for UFC 234 in Australia

If Kelvin Gastelum wants to claim UFC gold, he’s going to have to head into enemy territory to get it.
UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-4) will defend his middleweight title …read more

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UFC Denver Fighter Salaries: Donald Cerrone earns top payout

The fighters salaries from Saturday’s historic UFC Fight Night 139 event in Dever have been revealed and Donald Cerrone tops the list.
“Cowboy“, took home a grand total of $390,000 for …read more

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Midnight Mania! Blaydes: Ngannou Is In a ‘Dark, Dark Place’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
UFC heavyweight contender Curtis “Razor” Blaydes is scheduled to put his six-fight …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Jordan Griffin excited to make dreams a reality at UFC Milwaukee

One of several Roufusport fighters poised to make a run is the ‘Native Psycho’ Jordan Griffin who is ready to take the UFC’s featherweight division by storm.
Before Griffin can unleash …read more

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Not-Stupid Sanchez Plans To ‘Lay It All’ On ‘Pitbull’ In Tel Aviv

Bellator 209: “Pitbull vs. Sanchez” airs this Friday night (Nov. 16, 2018) on Paramount Network from inside Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel, featuring a main event between Featherweight …read more

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VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to Yair Rodriguez knocking out The Korean Zombie

Joe Rogan may not have been in attendance at UFC Denver, but he did get to watch Yair Rodriguez score a spectacular last-second knockout victory over The Korean Zombie.
The featherweight …read more

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Israel Adesanya Says Yair Rodriguez’s UFC Denver KO Win Wasn’t Luck

Israel Adesanya dismisses those who say that Yair Rodriguez’s knockout win at UFC Denver was luck. This past Saturday night (Nov. 10), UFC Denver took place inside the Pepsi Center …read more

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Predictions! UFC Buenos Aires ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing a bevy of “Prelims” fights to both UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Nov. 17, 2018) when UFC Fight Night …read more

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UFC Fight Night 139 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and – perhaps most importantly – …read more

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Bellator 209 pre-event facts: Patricio Freire goes for several marquee records

Bellator action returns this week with Bellator 209, which takes place Thursday at Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel. The card airs on Paramount and streams on DAZN via …read more

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Dillashaw: UFC is ‘paying me a f—k load of money’ to kill 125 division

UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw says he is being handsomely compensated to drop down and end the 125-pound division. Over the past few weeks, rumors about the possible end …read more

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Twitter reacts to the UFC's 25th anniversary

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The UFC is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its first event today, and many within the MMA community have shown appreciation for the …read more

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Kaitlin Young to fight late-notice replacement Sarah Patterson at Invicta FC 32

Kaitlyn Young makes her Invicta FC comeback this Friday, and she can thank Sarah Patterson for stepping in to save it.
The recently un-retired fighter and former Invicta matchmaker was supposed …read more

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Pic: A Korean Zombie And A Mexican ‘Pantera’ Walk Into A Hospital

After Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez shared 24 minutes and 59 seconds of intense back-and forth action inside the Octagon last Saturday night (Nov. 10, 2018) at UFC Fight …read more

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Inoue-Rodriguez among World Boxing Super Series semifinal bouts

Here are the semifinal bouts for cruiserweight, junior welterweight, and bantamweight season two of the World Boxing Super Series. The World Boxing Super Series just wrapped up six consecutive weeks …read more

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UFC Connected Featuring Darren Stewart, Alessio Di Chirico, and Carlo Pedersoli

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This episode of UFC Connected features UFC middleweight Darren Stewart at his home in East London and find out what has been the key to his success in …read more

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With Paulo Costa unavailable, Yoel Romero wants Anderson Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 1

Yoel Romero is not interested in waiting around for Paulo Costa and instead has turned his attention to former UFC champ Anderson Silva for his next fight.
After their original booking …read more

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VIDEO | Israel Adesanya says Yair Rodriguez’ knockout at UFC Denver wasn’t luck, ‘That was some Matrix-type sh*t.’

“That [elbow knockout by Yair Rodriguez] was crazy. And I’m seeing a lot of people saying that that was lucky, that was a lucky knockout… Like, really smart people who, …read more

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Andre Soukhamthath was surprised he couldn’t get finish at UFC Moncton

With a relatively unknown opponent standing in his way, the odds were in Andre Soukhamthath’s favor.
Making his fifth walk to the Octagon at UFC Moncton, Soukhamthath was matched up with …read more

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Dillashaw: UFC Hired Me To Kill Flyweight Division

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw will make the drop down to Flyweight to challenge division champion, Henry Cejudo, at UFC 233 on January 26, 2019 in …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw: UFC ‘hired me to go down and close’ the flyweight division

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has his next fight booked.
On January 26 at UFC 233, Dillashaw will look to dethrone the UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo. Thus giving Dillashaw the …read more

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Rodriguez’ Zombie-Smashing Elbow Wasn’t Luck

Yair Rodriguez pulled off perhaps the greatest finish in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA) by knocking out Chan Sung Jung with an upward elbow in the final second …read more

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UFC 230 pulls in estimated 250,000 PPV buys

The pay-per-view buy numbers are in for UFC 230. As expected, the UFC’s third trip to Madison Square Garden didn’t come close to matching the commercial success of its previous …read more

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Cejudo, Dillashaw see end of the road for flyweights

UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo and bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw acknowledge that their Jan. 26 superfight likely will be the end of the 125-pound division. …read more

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Curtis Blaydes believes Francis Ngannou in 'dark, dark place' ahead of UFC Beijing rematch

Curtis Blaydes questions where Francis Ngannou is mentally heading into their rematch at UFC Fight Night 141 this month.
After Ngannou (11-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) won the first meeting by second-round …read more

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Dana White Renegotiated with Pay-Per-View Partners for More UFC Profits

UFC president Dana White always has his eyes on the future. In January, the UFC will officially kick off a new five year, $1.5 billion broadcast deal with ESPN after …read more

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After controversial loss at UFC Denver, Chas Skelly only planning to appeal if Bobby Moffett gets to keep win bonus

UFC Denver provided us with some truly epic moments for the UFC’s 25th-anniversary show. However, it didn’t come without some controversy as well.
Aside from some very questionable scorecards early on …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov goes on charity mission in Nigeria

UFC lightweight champion of the world, Khabib Nurmagomedov is a man on a mission. But this time, that mission has nothing to do with cage fighting.
Life after the biggest win …read more

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TJ Dillashaw Claims UFC Paid Him ‘F*** Ton’ Of Money To Kill Flyweight Division

The UFC’s flyweight division is in a very weird spot at the moment. Some 125-pound fighters have already been cut, and a recent ESPN report suggests managers of flyweight fighters …read more

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MMA injury report: Yair Rodriguez suffers broken nose at UFC Denver, others undergo surgery

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It’s no secret that MMA is a grueling sport. Injuries occur everywhere from the training room …read more

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Bellator Champion Explains Why He Wants Bout With Jose Aldo

A reigning Bellator champion has expressed interest in a bout with Jose Aldo. Aldo is considered to be the greatest featherweight in the history of mixed martial arts. He is …read more

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Chas Skelly will only appeal controversial loss if Bobby Moffett keeps his win bonus

After injuries forced him to watch from the sidelines for more than a year, UFC Denver was supposed to be the triumphant return for UFC veteran Chas Skelly as he …read more

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Bellator 209’s Emmanuel Sanchez on trash talk: ‘I let the fists do the talking’

Check out Bloody Elbow’s interview with Bellator featherweight title challenger Emmanuel Sanchez who takes on Patricio Pitbull Freire on November 15, 2018. The month of November holds a special …read more

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Cejudo Bolting To ONE After UFC 233?

Just last week, it was announced that current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw would drop down to the Flyweight division to challenge current titleholder Henry Cejudo at …read more

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De La Hoya Reacts To Mayweather-Rizin Fiasco

Earlier this month, Floyd Mayweather and Rizin announced that they will be working together for “Money’s” next fight. It was announced Mayweather would be fighting kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa for …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya Criticizes Floyd Mayweather for His MMA Tease and Being Unfair to Conor McGregor

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather certainly has a penchant for two things: drawing attention to himself and making money. A former opponent of his, Oscar De La Hoya, has become a …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya on Floyd Mayweather teasing a fight in RIZIN: ‘it’s ridiculous’

For about three days, the combat sports world was set into a frenzy thanks to the announcement of all-time boxing great, Floyd Mayweather vs Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa at …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya on Floyd Mayweather's Rizin flirtation: He just wants attention

Golden Boy Promotions chief Oscar De La Hoya writes off Floyd Mayweather’s recent MMA flirtations as a public relations stunt.
“I think he just wants attention,” De La Hoya on Monday …read more

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Henry Cejudo says he could leave UFC if promotion drops flyweight division

On January 26, in the main event of UFC 233, UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo is expected to defend his title against slimmed down bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw. This bout …read more

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Missed Fists: Monk takes out Hong Man Choi with a low blow, more

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where Jed Meshew and Alexander K. Lee shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in …read more

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Next Matches To Make For UFC Denver

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the hurt business this past Saturday night (Nov. 10, 2018) by staging UFC Fight Night 139 inside Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. In the …read more

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Carvalho ‘happy’ at Bellator, not eager for UFC jump even if he beats Machida

Former Bellator champion Rafael Carvalho isn’t completely interested in trying the UFC even if he beats their former champion Lyoto Machida at Bellator 213. Former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho …read more

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Kaitlin Young Receives New Opponent for Friday’s Invicta FC 32 Card

Kaitlin Young will receive a new opponent on short notice at Invicta FC 32 after Zarah Fairn dos Santos was forced off the card due to visa issues. …read more

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Video: Joe Rogan Has Stunning Live Reaction to Yair Rodriguez’s UFC Denver Win

It was a good thing that longtime UFC color commentator Joe Rogan decided to do a Fight Companion version of his podcast, Joe Rogan Experience. The reason for that was …read more

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UFC Denver winner Ashley Yoder 'ecstatic' after 'everything going wrong' leading up to fight

DENVER – Women’s strawweight Ashley Yoder was out of her comfort zone as UFC Fight Night 139 approached.
She’d been forced to recruit a new team leader after her longtime jiu-jitsu …read more

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UFC 232 Bout Between Two Prospects Canceled

A UFC 232 bout between two exciting prospects has been canceled. Two young bantamweight bruisers were scheduled to clash on Dec. 29 inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. …read more

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The Waterboy

Scroll right through the Instagram pics to reach the video. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is going to have lots of downtime after submitting Conor McGregor in …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya Believes Conor McGregor Could Command Big Money Streaming Service Deal

Streaming service deals are becoming more and more popular in the MMA space these days. Boxing has been at the forefront along with Bellator MMA as DAZN has been making …read more

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Today in MMA History: UFC 1 marks the start of something new

To those who bought the pay-per-view and took the ride on Nov. 12, 1993, it must have seemed like a wild gamble. Here was this brand new event, the Ultimate …read more

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Tito Ortiz restores relationship with estranged father: ‘I was waiting a long time for this day’

Tito Ortiz, a loving father of two, has had a difficult relationship with his own father. Apparently, however, the MMA legend has finally mended his relationship with his father.
Ortiz detailed …read more

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Wonder Twins Power Podcast: Oliver Barley talks dehydration in athletes

The Wonder Twins have special guest Oliver Barley, a PhD candidate with studies involving the effects of dehydration/rapid rehydration on the performance of combat sports athletes. Welcome to the latest …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya: Conor McGregor could ‘easily’ command Canelo-like money in streaming service deal

One of the biggest stories in combat sports right now is the emergence of digital streaming services and their desire to throw big money at promotions and fighters.
Last month, …read more

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Quote: Dana White Was Never A Fan Of The Flyweight Division

A recently released Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight claims Dana White was never a fan of the 125-pound division. A lot has been made over the future of the flyweight …read more

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Dana White Confirms TJ Dillashaw vs. Henry Cejudo, Addresses Flyweight Division

There have been a lot of questions about the future of the UFC flyweight division after several fighters were released last week who then claimed that they reason they were …read more

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Cerrone Tops Reebok Payouts With $20k

It was a big night for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Donald Cerrone.
Not only did he set the record for UFC wins, “Cowboy” landed an extra $50,000 performance bonus for …read more

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Fake Kung Fu crusader Xu Xiaodong receives support from the Shaolin monks

Xu Xiaodong, aka Mad Dog, spoke to Time Magazine about his controversial and viral fights against traditional martial arts masters. Last April Xu Xiaodong, a 40-year-old Beijing based mixed …read more

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UFC Adelaide’s Anthony Rocco Martin Talks Name Change, Jake Matthews & Winning Big On Himself (Exclusive)

UFC welterweight Anthony Rocco Martin doesn’t want to be known as Tony Martin anymore. Perhaps all the changes for Martin over the last year including a new weight class, training …read more

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On the Rise: Buenos Aires Edition

Poliana Botelho of Brazil kicks Pearl Gonzalez in their womens strawweight bout during the UFC 216 event inside T-Mobile Arena on October 7, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by …read more

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Fight Night Denver: The Scorecard

Saturday’s UFC Denver event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Colorado, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners …read more

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UFC Fight Night 139's Mike Trizano: Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn't good training partner for Luis Pena

DENVER – Mike Trizano feels vindicated by his first win following “The Ultimate Fighter 27.”
Trizano didn’t exactly wow MMA fans with a decision over Joe Giannetti to win the “TUF” …read more

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Mauro Ranallo Explains Tweet About Being A Free Agent In MMA

Top notch combat sports commentator Mauro Ranallo has gone in-depth on what his tweet about being a free agent meant. Ranallo currently has his hands in many pots. He’s a …read more

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Tom Duquesnoy Forced to Pull Out of UFC 232 Bout vs. Nathaniel Wood

French bantamweight prospect Tom Duquesnoy has been forced to withdraw from a proposed clash with Nathaniel Wood at UFC 232. …read more

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Jose Torres says Dana White has ‘never, ever’ been a fan of UFC flyweight division

Although the UFC recently booked a flyweight title fight between divisional champ Henry Cejudo and slimmed-down bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, the expectation is still that the promotion will close down …read more

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Al Iaquinta on Kevin Lee: He might be ‘tougher than Khabib’

Al Iaquinta is preparing for a war against Kevin Lee at UFC on FOX 31. Kevin Lee is out for revenge against Al Iaquinta at UFC on FOX 31, and …read more

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Rose Namajunas on Recovery, Targets Opponent and Return

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UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas hasn’t fought since taking the belt and defending in an immediate rematch against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The second fight was in April.
Since …read more

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How to watch live or on demand

This week’s episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show celebrates the 25th anniversary of the first UFC event with an appearance by the promotion’s first champion, and also features former and …read more

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Picture: Yair Rodriguez, ‘Korean Zombie’ Share Moment in Hospital Following UFC Denver

Neither Yair Rodriguez nor Chan Sung Jung was present for post-fight interviews following UFC Fight Night 139 — and for good reason. …read more

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For Bellator champ Patricio Freire, fighting UFC's Jose Aldo would fill missing chapter in MMA history

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When news broke of the historic deal that allowed Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren to be “traded” between their …read more

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Tom Duquesnoy out of UFC 232 bout with Nathaniel Wood

The “Fire Kid” is going to have to wait until next year to light up the Octagon again.
French bantamweight Tom Duquesnoy announced Tuesday that an intercostal hematoma has forced him …read more

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OMG! Watch Rogan’s Live Reaction To ‘Zombie’ Killer

There used to be a time when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator, Joe Rogan, was calling every televised live event, including those on FOX and FOX Sports 1. But …read more

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Mike Perry Issues Statement Following UFC Denver Loss

Mike Perry has addressed his UFC Denver loss. This past Saturday night (Nov. 10), Perry clashed with Donald Cerrone. “Platinum” Perry and “Cowboy” did battle inside the Pepsi Center in …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Maurice Greene calls TUF 28 rival Juan Espino ‘a big ogre’

On The Ultimate Fighter 28 (TUF) the biggest rivalry on the show is not between coaches as past seasons have shown. Rather, it is between Maurice Greene and Juan Espino. …read more

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Who Did It Better?

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was busy as a beaver last Saturday night, chatting up fans on social media during the UFC Fight Night 139 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on November 12, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with UFC co-founder Art Davie, Michael Johnson, Jimmie Rivera

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Art Davie, Michael Johnson and Jimmie Rivera.
UFC co-founder Davie joins the show on the 25th anniversary …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Mike Perry congratulates Donald Cerrone 'for breaking an arm to break all the records'

Mike Perry suffered a broken arm Saturday night during his UFC Fight Night 139 loss to Donald Cerrone.
At least he’s got a sense of humor about it.
On Sunday night, Perry …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Mike Perry thanks “Cowboy” for learning experience, vows to get BJJ blackbelt

“Platinum” Mike Perry’s long awaited scrap with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone didn’t go quite the way he planned. Instead, after grounding the fight in the first frame, Perry was forced to …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Posted on November 12, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Photo: Zombie and Rodriguez shake hands in hospital after epic main event

Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez shake hands in hospital after their epic fight at UFC Fight Night 139. Saturday’s scintillating UFC Fight Night 139 main event between Chan Sung …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on November 12, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Alexander Hernandez Replaces Islam Makhachev, Meets Francisco Trinaldo at UFC 233

A bout recently scheduled for UFC 233 has already undergone a revision, as Alexander Hernandez will replace Islam Makhachev and face Francisco Trinaldo on Jan. 26 in Anaheim, Calif. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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