Manager: Jorge Masvidal Wouldn’t Even Train For ‘Easy Money’ Conor McGregor

Jorge Masvidal and his team are trying to strike while the iron is hot. ‘Gamebred’ is going for the biggest fish in UFC waters with his recent callouts of Conor …read more

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Watch Pacquiao Vs. Thurman Official Staredown Video!

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Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman squared off for a final time earlier today (Fri., July 19, 2019) in advance to their welterweight title fight tomorrow …read more

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Saad Awad vs. Goiti Yamauchi set for Bellator 229 co-main event

A lightweight clash between two promotional staples has been added to Bellator 229.
Saad Awad(23-11 MMA, 11-8 BMMA) and Goiti Yamauchi (23-4 MMA, 9-3 BMMA) will square off Oct. 4 at …read more

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Greg Hardy isn't convinced Juan Adams hates him, but plans to send him to hospital regardless

SAN ANTONIO – Juan Adams has made it clear: He has great disdain for his UFC on ESPN 4 opponent, Greg Hardy.
Ever since the two were amateur fighters on the …read more

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Leon Edwards Trusts His Journey

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Keith Thurman and Manny Pacquiao Make Weight for WBA Welterweight Title Clash

Keith Thurman and Manny Pacquiaohave already had a war of words ahead of their title clash, and Saturday night will be time to settle the grudge once and for all. …read more

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UFC On ESPN 4 - New Blood!

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Recent years have seen the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight division grow to rival the Lightweights in depth, and UFC on ESPN 4 event …read more

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Keith Thurman vs Manny Pacquiao full fight card rundown

A look at Thurman vs Pacquiao and other matchups featured on a surprisingly deep boxing card. Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 …read more

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Dana White Has Interest In Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya

Count Dana White in on those who are interested in Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya. The two have gone back and forth with each other in interviews calling each other …read more

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Chael Sonnen Believes Dana White Is Provoking Conor McGregor To Fight Jorge Masvidal

Although Dana White said Conor McGregor will not be fighting Jorge Masvidal, Chael Sonnen thinks otherwise. The former UFC fighter believes the UFC president is provoking McGregor into a fight …read more

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Kevin Lee: Ben Askren probably the ‘easiest fight’ at welterweight

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Kevin Lee thinks Ben Askren is ‘probably’ the easiest fight in the welterweight division. Kevin Lee has said that he thinks Ben Askren is ‘probably’ …read more

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Manager: Bless Dana White for protecting Conor McGregor from Jorge Masvidal

Breakout welterweight star Jorge Masvidal is too big for Conor McGregor, according to UFC president Dana White. But his manager hasn’t given up on a money fight.
It could be McGregor, …read more

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UFC Shenzhen Official Poster Revealed (Photo)

UFC Shenzhen takes place Aug. 31 when UFC on ESPN+ 15 from the Universiade Sports Centre in Shenzhen. The main card streams on ESPN+, with the prelims kicking the night …read more

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UFC veteran Myles Jury signs with Bellator

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Bellator has signed another former UFC fighter. Myles Jury has a new home.
The UFC veteran has signed a multi-fight deal …read more

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Michael Bisping: Johnny Walker gives Jon Jones ‘a lot of problems’

Despite a less-than-stellar performance against his last opponent Thiago Santos, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones still has the aura of an unbeatable fighter. His offense is as versatile as …read more

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Dana White intrigued by potential Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya matchup

Add UFC president Dana White to the list of people who are intrigued by a future dream matchup between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
Since …read more

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Max Holloway Says ‘Legend’ Frankie Edgar Deserved The Title Shot

Max Holloway is looking to defend his featherweight title at UFC 240 against Frankie Edgar. Although the former lightweight champion is only coming off of one win against Cub Swanson …read more

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LIVE! Pacquiao Vs. Thurman Weigh In Video

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We’ve reached the point of fight week where dehydrated fighters gather to take off their shirts and give us all body image issues, by …read more

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Pacquiao vs. Thurman video: Official weigh-ins live stream

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Watch the weigh-ins for Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman, starting at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT on Friday, July 19th. It’s a big night …read more

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Chael Sonnen thinks Dana White is goading Conor McGregor to fight Jorge Masvidal

Chael Sonnen believes there’s more to Dana White seemingly blowing off a Conor McGregor vs. Jorge Masvidal fight than meets the eye.
Masvidal’s momentum has never been stronger. His five-second knockout …read more

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Gegard Mousasi could be headed to welterweight in near future

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

BURBANK, Calif. — Gegard Mousasi previews his upcoming fight rematch Lyoto Machida at Bellator 228, discusses his recent suspicions of Rafael Lovator Jr.’s PED usage, …read more

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Predictions! Bad News For ‘RDA’ Fans...

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight logjam receives a fresh batch of lumber in San Antonio this Saturday night (July 20, …read more

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Doctors Have No Clue How Thiago Santos Fought Jon Jones

Recent UFC title challenger Thiago Santos is apparently a marvel of modern sports medicine – or perhaps lack thereof. “Marreta” took light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to the limit in …read more

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Kenny Florian predicts Greg Hardy vs. Juan Adams

Former UFC fighter Kenny Florian has made a prediction for Greg Hardy vs. Juan Adams.
Hardy vs. Adams is a highly-anticipated grudge match set for tomorrow night (July 20). The heavyweight …read more

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6 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN 4

The UFC’s assembly line keeps churning with UFC on ESPN 4 the latest in an endless supply of Saturday events.
Fortunately, the UFC’s return to San Antonio features enough intriguing matchups …read more

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Latest UFC Vancouver Fight Card, ESPN+ Line Up

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Two of the most exciting lightweights to ever compete in MMA will finally hook ‘em up when Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone collides with Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje in the …read more

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Santos: Doctor had ‘no scientific explanation’ for him being able to fight Jones

Thiago Santos | Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Light heavyweight title challenger Thiago Santos baffled his doctors after fighting Jon Jon for five rounds with torn ligaments in both …read more

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Video: UFC on ESPN 4 weigh-in staredowns

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Watch the weigh-in faceoffs for the fighters competing on the main card of UFC on ESPN 4 this Saturday at AT&T Arena in San Antonio, Texas, including …read more

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Live! UFC San Antonio Results & Play-By-Play!

Rafael dos Anjos, UFC results

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is locked and loaded for the UFC on ESPN 4 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, set to pop off this …read more

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Mayhem Miller Sentenced To Jail On Felony Charge

Troubled MMA veteran Jason “Mayhem” Miller will be behind bars for the immediate future. According to a report from the Orange County Register, Miller pleaded guilty to two charges. They …read more

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Justin Gaethje Opens as Sizable Betting Favorite over Donald Cerrone at UFC Vancouver

In the thrilling September main event for UFC Vancouver, betting lines have opened, putting Justin Gaethje as a significant favorite against Donald Cerrone. …read more

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The Level Change Podcast 29: Dana on who’s not next for Conor McGregor

Level Change Podcast | June M. Williams

Episode 29 discussion: Dana White says neither Masvidal nor the winner of Poirier-Nurmagomedov will fight Conor McGregor, Tito says he can beat …read more

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UFC drops posters for UFC Newark, UFC Uruguay, UFC Shenzhen

The UFC’s global expansion will be on full display this August. Over the course of the month, the Octagon will touch down in countries all over the world, from its …read more

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Boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman are expected to be in the ring Saturday at 11:30 p.m. ET. …read more

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Watch Cris Cyborg pummel Yana Kunitskaya (UFC 240 Free Fight)

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Former featherweight champion Cris Cyborg defended her title for the second time at UFC 222 last year against Yana Kunitskaya. Cyborg faces Felicia Spencer in the co-main event …read more

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Michael Bisping: I Think Biggest Threat To Jon Jones Is Johnny Walker

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping feels Johnny Walker may have the best shot at dethroning Jon Jones. Walker has been making a name for himself in a short amount …read more

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UFC, Strikeforce veteran Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller gets jail time with guilty plea

Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Jason Miller — known by the ring name ‘Mayhem’ — has been sentenced to one year in prison after pleading guilty to a felony count …read more

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Patricio Pitbull: It ‘makes sense’ not to fight A.J. McKee in FW Grand Prix opener

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

BURBANK, Calif. — Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” previews his upcoming title defense against Juan Archuleta, discusses his long-standing rivalry with A.J. McKee, the Featherweight …read more

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Max Holloway on why Frankie Edgar deserves UFC title shot: 'The man's a legend'

LOS ANGELES – When the UFC featherweight title fight between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar was announced for UFC 240, there was quite a bit of debate on whether the …read more

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Today in MMA History: Affliction's ambitious debut, with future President Trump by its side

(Editor’s note: This story originally published on July 19, 2018.)
In the spring of 2008, Donald Trump descended a golden escalator in the lobby of Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan to …read more

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Bhullar: UFC couldn’t match ‘unique’ offer from ONE

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Ex-UFC heavyweight Arjan Bhullar explains why he signed with ONE Championship earlier this month. Arjan Bhullar couldn’t refuse the offer …read more

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UFC on ESPN 4 ‘Dos Anjos vs. Edwards’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 4 coverage begins Saturday at 6 p.m. ET. …read more

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Sterling: “Irrational” Faber Doesn’t Deserve 5th Title Shot

When Aljamain Sterling defeated Pedro Munhoz to seemingly cement himself as next in line for a bantamweight title shot, he had absolutely no foresight of Urijah Faber hijacking the title …read more

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UFC on ESPN 4: dos Anjos vs. Edwards weigh-in face-offs video

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The UFC on ESPN 4 weigh-ins took place Friday morning. After all of the fighters stepped on the scale, they later returned for the final face-offs before …read more

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UFC on ESPN 4 predictions: Will Rafael dos Anjos stay on track vs. Leon Edwards?

Dos Anjos
vs.
Edwards
Harris
vs.
Oleinik
Adams
vs.
Hardy
Hooker
vs.
Vick
Hernandez
vs.
Trinaldo
Arlovski
vs.
Rothwell

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 123-62 (66%)

Dos Anjos
(N/A%)

Oleinik
(60%)

Adams
(57%)

Hooker
(64%)

Hernandez
(66%)

Rothwell
(60%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2019: 30-8 (79%)

Dos Anjos

Harris

Adams

Hooker

Hernandez

Rothwell

Simon Head
@simonhead
2019: 32-11 (74%)

Edwards

Harris

Hardy

Hooker

Hernandez

Rothwell

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 127-58 (69%)

Dos Anjos

Harris

Adams

Hooker

Hernandez

Rothwell

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2019: 22-10 (69%)

Dos Anjos

Harris

Hardy

Hooker

Hernandez

Rothwell

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 125-60 (68%)

Dos Anjos

Oleinik

Hardy

Hooker

Hernandez

Arlovski

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2019: 122-63 (66%)
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‘Mayhem’ Draws Jail Time Following Guilty Plea

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Jason Miller, who also competed for Strikeforce, will remain behind bars in Orange County, Calif., after pleading guilty to …read more

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UFC San Antonio Predictions: Dos Anjos vs. Edwards

UFC San Antonio Confidence Level Scale 1: Gun to the head, forced to choose 2: Minimum confidence 3-4: A small level of confidence 5-6: Significantly clearer path to victory …read more

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Face Off! Dos Anjos Stares Down Edwards In San Antonio

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wrapped its early and official weigh-ins this morning inside the host hotel in San Antonio (full results here), just one day out from …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2964 with Kayla Harrison, Andre Harrison, Corey Anderson

Stream or download Thursday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with special guests Kayla Harrison, Andre Harrison, and Corey Anderson.
Kayla Harrison, the two-time Olympic judo gold medalist, explained why fighting in …read more

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UFC on ESPN 4 Weigh-in Results: One Misses Weight in San Antonio

The Octagon heads to San Antonio, Texas, this Saturday for UFC on ESPN 4, where one fighter has missed weight. …read more

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Donald Cerrone vs. Justin Gaethje to headline UFC Vancouver

Donald Cerrone | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Lightweight fireworks are heading to British Columbia.
On Friday, the UFC confirmed that a lightweight scrap between Donald Cerrone and Justin Gaethje will …read more

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Steven Peterson Believes He Finishes Alex Caceres in the First Round

Steven Peterson has been wanting to fight Alex Caceres since before he was in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and at UFC San Antonio, he finally gets his wish. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC on ESPN 4 faceoffs: Watch the stars go nose to nose on weigh-in day in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – With no ceremonial weigh-ins in Texas ahead of UFC on ESPN 4, the fighters’ final close-up exchanges with their opposite numbers will take place at the host …read more

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Wrestling breakdown, Part 2: 2018 World champ Zaurbek Sidakov

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Highlighting the career of Russia’s 74 kilogram kingpin, including his dramatic win over Jordan Burroughs. Read part 1 of the Zaurbek Sidakov breakdown here. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling sounds off on 'has-been' Urijah Faber, 'odd guy' Henry Cejudo, 'two-faced' Petr Yan

UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling never has been shy to speak his mind, and the 29-year-old went on the offensive as he took aim at three of his biggest rivals …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC on ESPN 4 weigh-in results: Jennifer Maia misses weight by 3 pounds

Jennifer Maia (pictured) fights Roxanne Modafferi at UFC on ESPN 4 on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas | Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

There was one major gaffe, but Saturday’s …read more

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Max Holloway On Conor McGregor: ‘Some People Win Championship Belts & Some People Defend Them’

Max Holloway started a trend of the bottle cap challenge. There, he hit the cap so perfect that the cap just spun and never went off. Since then, many others …read more

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Amanda Cooper relieved to depart UFC, begin proper rebuild

When Amanda Cooper received the impending news the UFC would not be renewing her contract, she wasn’t devastated. Instead she was relaxed and at peace with the parting of ways.
The …read more

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UFC on ESPN 4 weigh-in results: dos Anjos vs. Edwards set; one fighter misses weight

The UFC on ESPN 4 fight card slated for Saturday in San Antonio, Texas, is set after all 26 fighters weighed in on Friday morning, although one fighter missed weight …read more

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Dos Anjos, Edwards make weight for main event

Rafael dos Anjos and Leon Edwards both weighed in at 171 pounds for their pivotal welterweight fight that is headlining UFC San Antonio. …read more

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Dustin Poirier Believes Khabib Nurmagomedov Can Be Beaten With Patience and Composure

Dustin Poirier faces his toughest task to date when he takes on undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi on Sept. 7. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Ben Rothwell Happy To Be Back, Still Frustrated At His Treatment by USADA

Ben Rothwell returns to the Octagon this weekend to take on former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. The fight kicks off the main card on Saturday night, and …read more

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Leon Edwards On Jorge Masvidal: ‘His Day Will Come’

If you thought the bad blood between Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal dissolved, think again. The incident back in March between Edwards and Masvidal is well-documented. The two exchanged words …read more

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Father-son tandem Antonio and A.J. McKee expected to compete at Bellator 228

Antonio McKee and A.J. McKee have already achieved quite a bit in their respective MMA careers. But this September, the father-son tandem of fighters is expected to accomplish a rare …read more

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Kevin Lee Changes Camps To TriStar To Train With Georges St-Pierre

Kevin Lee is on a two-fight losing streak and has changed camps to TriStar in Montreal, Canada. Why “The Motown Phenom” decided on TriStar is simple. He gets to learn …read more

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Leon Edwards: Rafael dos Anjos was ‘forced’ into this fight ‘and now he’ll pay’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Not long before his main event against Rafael dos Anjos was announced, Leon Edwards was quite vocal on social media calling out the former UFC …read more

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Breakdown: Dillian Whyte vs. Oscar Rivas fight preview and prediction

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A full preview of Saturday’s heavyweight scrap in the United Kingdom between Dillian Whyte and Oscar Rivas. Saturday is a stupidly loaded day for …read more

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Myles Jury signs with Bellator

Former UFC lightweight contender Myles Jury, who recently became a free agent, has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator.
ESPN.com’s Ariel Helwani first broke the news. He added that Jury, who …read more

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Holloway jokes about fighting Cormier: ‘I’ll make the walk and I’ll fight him’

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“I’m weighing around 210, 220 pounds, I’ll make that walk and I’ll fight him.” Reigning UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway …read more

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Robert Whittaker Taking Israel Adesanya Fight Seriously Despite Lack of Trash Talk

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has been his usual calm self in the face of a barrage of trash talking coming from his opponent, Israel Adesanya, whom he …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Hardy Already Preparing To ‘Take Out’ Jon Jones

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

We already know that Greg Hardy is going to clean out the heavyweight division and become the greatest of all time, but in the process, …read more

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Gegard Mousasi responds to fans calling him ‘a bad loser’

In late June, Gegard Mousasi surrendered the Bellator middleweight title to Rafael Lovato Jr., losing via majority decision. Shortly after this defeat, Mousasi accused his foe of performance-enhancing drug use. …read more

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Stephen Thompson Makes Prediction For Nate Diaz vs. Anthony Pettis

Stephen Thompson has made his pick for the welterweight tilt between Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis. On Aug. 17, Diaz and Pettis will clash inside the Honda Center in Anaheim, …read more

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Germaine de Randamie wants Amanda Nunes rematch, but not at featherweight

After Germaine de Randamie beat Aspen Ladd by knockout in just 16-seconds at UFC Sacramento, many believe she is next for the title shot against reigning bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. …read more

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RDA believes Edwards is a good match for him: ‘Many aspects favor me’

Rafael dos Anjos | Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos believes he will have a stylistic edge against Leon Edwards at UFC San Antonio. Former …read more

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Leon Edwards: Jorge Masvidal's 'day will come,' but first more pressing matters

SAN ANTONIO – Leon Edwards has never been a huge fan of trash talk. But after his last fight at UFC on ESPN+ 5, Edwards (17-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) found …read more

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Live: UFC San Antonio Early Weigh-In Results!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will hold its official weigh ins ahead of the upcoming UFC on ESPN 4 mixed martial arts (MMA) event today at …read more

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Live stream: UFC San Antonio: Dos Anjos vs Edwards early weigh ins

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Watch the early weigh ins from the UFC’s event in San Antonio The UFC is hosting an event in San …read more

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UFC San Antonio Weigh-in Results & Live Stream Today (July 19)

The UFC San Antonio weigh-ins will take place today (July 19). All 26 fighters on the UFC San Antonio card are set to tip the scales. The event will be …read more

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Bellator champ Patricio Freire on grand prix: I like challenges, and I like money

BURBANK, Calif. – Two-division champion Patricio Freire probably could have put up a few roadblocks to entering the Bellator featherweight grand prix. After all, he’s got two belts to defend.
But …read more

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Daniel Cormier mocks Tito Ortiz for thinking he could beat Jon Jones

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Daniel Cormier laughs off Tito Ortiz’ comments about beating Jon Jones. UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz stirred up the …read more

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Five years on from UFC Dublin -- the night Conor McGregor led an Irish takeover

On July 19, 2014, Conor McGregor and a contingent of Irish fighters etched their place in history in front of a deafening Dublin crowd. Five years later, the fighters reflect …read more

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Steven Peterson plans to 'absolutely annihilate' Alex Caceres at UFC on ESPN 4

SAN ANTONIO – Despite a rocky start to his UFC career, Steven Peterson is confident going into his next fight.
Peterson (17-8 MMA, 1-2 UFC) takes on Alex Caceres (14-12 MMA, …read more

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Aljamain Sterling questions ‘irrational’ Urijah Faber’s call for title shot

After stopping Ricky Simon in his comeback fight, Urijah Faber called for a title shot against UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo. While Faber is a big star, however, it’s inarguable …read more

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Lee moves to Tristar: Training with GSP will ‘boost me to the next level’

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Kevin Lee has made major changes in his camp, and expects to grow by leaps and bounds from training with Georges St-Pierre at the …read more

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Greg Hardy can’t outrun his past, but all he sees is the future

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By this point, one year into Greg Hardy’s pro mixed martial arts career, most minds have been made up in …read more

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Daniel Cormier responds to Tito Ortiz’s comments about Jon Jones

Tito Ortiz, who is gearing up for a Combate Americas fight with Alberto Del Rio, recently expressed his confidence that he could be the man to topple UFC light heavyweight …read more

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Alex Caceres wants to submit a change-free Steven Peterson at UFC on ESPN 4

SAN ANTONIO – Since losing his last fight to jiu-jitsu ace Kron Gracie, Alex Caceres has been working on his ground game.
Caceres (14-12 MMA, 9-10 UFC) hopes to showcase his …read more

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Robert Whittaker Says He’s Taking Fight with Israel Adesanya Seriously despite Lack of Trash Talk

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has been his usual calm self in the face of a barrage of trash talking coming from his opponent, Israel Adesanya, whom he …read more

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Whittaker: I’m not a nice guy, I just don’t want to be a sh-t person

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UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker questions his reputation as a “nice guy” in MMA. Just by the way he …read more

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Morning Report: Aljamain Sterling says ‘irrational’ Urijah Faber does not deserve a fifth title shot

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Last weekend, UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber came out of retirement in spectacular fashion, knocking out Ricky Simon in just 46 seconds. It was a tremendous …read more

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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan, No. 225 – UFC on ESPN 4 preview with Edwards, Rothwell, Harris, Adams

Episode No. 225 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.
MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling …read more

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Greg Hardy ready to ‘take out’ Jon Jones to be HW GOAT

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Greg Hardy believes he can defeat Jon Jones and cement his intended legacy as the ‘greatest combat sports heavyweight.’ UFC …read more

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UFC on ESPN 4 weigh-in results and live video stream (10 a.m. ET)

SAN ANTONIO – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s early and official UFC on ESPN 4 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 …read more

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UFC star Paige VanZant plays ‘peek a boo’ with steamy lingerie photo

UFC women‘s flyweight standout Paige VanZant may not be able to compete inside the cage, but that isn’t keeping her out of the spotlight.
‘PVZ’, who is currently recovering from yet …read more

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It’s Put Up Or Shut Up For Leon Edwards

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Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Leon Edwards, is visibly frustrated with the current state of the 170-pound division and to be honest, I …read more

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Midnight Mania! Play Peek-A-Boo With New Paige VanZant Pic

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Paige VanZant may not be able …read more

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Jorge Masvidal ready to send in Yoel Romero to ensure Dana White makes the ‘right decision’

Jorge Masvidal is looking to secure a title shot and is willing to send in his good friend Yoel Romero in order to sway negotiations.
The surging UFC welterweight contender, Masvidal, …read more

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Kevin Lee says opportunity to train with Georges St-Pierre triggered move to TriStar

Former UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee is on a two-fight losing streak and has thus decided to change up camps.
After dropping his last fight to Rafael dos Anjos, …read more

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Bloody Elbow 2019 Half-Year Awards - Results

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Let’s take a look at some of the best of 2019 in MMA so far, as voted by you. …read more

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