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Invicta FC 42 weigh-in results: COVID scratches two fights, but title bout is on

Thursday’s Invicta FC 42 card dropped from six bouts to five on Wednesday, after two competitors tested positive for COVID-19.
Two fights — Auttumn Norton (1-1) vs. Brittney Cloudy (2-2) and …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Thiago Santos out of Teixeira fight due to COVID

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The match-up between top-ranked light heavyweights was originally set for the main event of UFC Vegas 10, but pushed back to October 3rd …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Garagorri out of Bektic fight after corner tests positive for COVID

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Featherweight Luiz Eduardo Garagorri will no longer be competing on the September 19th Fight Night card. And so it begins.
Just as …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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DC reveals COVID diagnosis pre-UFC 252 in Ouva Ring partnership pitch

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The UFC is partnering with Oura Ring for a more complete athlete monitoring system. At the front of the campaign is former double-champ Daniel …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Ty Gwerder plays down talk of rustiness after Bellator 246 win: 'It's all in your head'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Ty Gwerder put the pedal to the metal in the gym as soon as COVID restrictions lifted and, when he was granted the opportunity to fight, he …read more

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Posted on September 14, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Bellator 246's Juan Archuleta says he thought COVID was a hoax – until he got the virus

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Juan Archuleta was a COVID denier until he tested positive for the virus.
“I was the type of person that didn’t believe in this,” Archuleta told MMA Junkie …read more

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Paige VanZant announces ‘my husband gave me COVID,’ asks for fans’ help

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UFC veteran and BKFC fighter Paige VanZant believes she may have been infected with the COVID-19 virus shortly after her husband, Bellator …read more

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Posted on September 7, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Glover Teixeira out of UFC on ESPN+ 35 after positive COVID test; Thiago Santos fight rescheduled

Glover Teixeira vs. Thiago Santos is still set to happen – just not next week as originally planned.
Texiera (31-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) has tested positive and is out of his …read more

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Posted on September 3, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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Chikadze’s withdrawal from Caceres fight caused by positive COVID test

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Chikadze had been set to fight longtime UFC veteran Alex Caceres on the evening’s prelim card. Unfortunately he had to withdraw just days …read more

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Posted on August 28, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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7 UFC employees forced to isolate after positive COVID test

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Dana White announced after the latest UFC event that an employee had tested positive for COVID-19, forcing six others staff members off the production …read more

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Posted on August 23, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield scratched from UFC on ESPN 15 after OSP’s positive COVID test

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Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield has been removed from the UFC on ESPN 15 card after Saint Preux tested positive …read more

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Matchroom Boxing: Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin Preview

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After a lengthy COVID break and a summer filled mostly with tune up fights, bigger boxing events are back on …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2020, 4:46 pm By
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UFC 252 Embedded: Fight week check-in during the COVID era

Daniel Cormier plays as himself in the UFC 4 video game. Felice Herrig, John Dodson, Junior Dos Santos and Jairzinho Rozenstruik check in. Marlon Vera video chats with his wife; …read more

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Woman arrested outside COVID ‘conspiracy gym’ in Melbourne 

The COVID-19 conspiracy theory meetings were organized by MMA fighter Nick Patterson. A woman was arrested at a police roadblock near a combat sports gym in Melbourne where at …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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