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Coach predicts Anthony Pettis knocks out ‘jealous’ Nate Diaz at UFC 241

Anthony Pettis and Nate Diaz will collide in the co-main event of UFC 241. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Nate Diaz is back in the Octagon years after the …read more

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UFC 241 start time, TV schedule for Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2

Stipe Miocic will try to win his belt back against Daniel Cormier at UFC 241 on Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

he UFC 241 start time, TV …read more

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Posted on August 17, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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‘Troublemaker’: Paulo Costa’s endless quest for greatness

Paulo Costa (pictured) meets fellow middleweight title contender Yoel Romero at UFC 241 on Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Paulo Costa was just like any other kid in …read more

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Posted on August 17, 2019, 11:16 am By
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UFC 241 Results: Cormier vs. Miocic 2

Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic will square off again in the UFC 241 main event Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting has UFC 241 results for …read more

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Posted on August 17, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Jose Aldo willing to fight Henry Cejudo at bantamweight

Former featherweight king Jose Aldo believes he can make 135 pounds in the UFC. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It would take a few wins — and some changes …read more

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to fight Trevor Smith at UFC Sao Paulo

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (pictured) fights Trevor Smith in a light heavyweight bout at UFC Sao Paulo on Nov. 16 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Brazilian legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira …read more

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Boston Salmon to fight Randy Costa at UFC on ESPN 6

Boston Salmon (pictured) fights Randy Costa in a bantamweight bout at UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston on Oct. 18 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Boston Salmon is heading …read more

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Stefan Struve vs. Ben Rothwell announced for UFC on ESPN 7

Stefan Struve (pictured) fights Ben Rothwell in a heavyweight bout at UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 7 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Stefan Struve isn’t …read more

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UFC Copenhagen poster released

Jack Hermansson (pictured) fights Jared Cannonier in the middleweight main event of UFC Copenhagen on Sept. 28 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The flag of Denmark is flying high …read more

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Jessica Eye vs. Viviane Araujo announced for UFC 245

Jessica Eye (pictured) fights Viviane Araujo in a flyweight bout at UFC 245 in Las Vegas, on Dec. 14 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If Jessica Eye, wants to …read more

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Jorge Masvidal doesn’t give Ben Askren credit for surge in popularity: ‘Thank you to your f*cking chin’

Jorge Masvidal stands over a fallen Ben Askren at UFC 239 in Las Vegas on July 6, 2019 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

One might argue that it takes …read more

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UFC Vancouver poster released

Donald Cerrone (pictured) fights Justin Gaethje in the lightweight main event of UFC Vancouver on Sept. 14 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Justin Gaethje look …read more

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Raulian Paiva left Brazil to avoid ‘negative thoughts’ and pursue first UFC win

Raulian Paiva looks for his first UFC win against fellow Brazilian Rogerio Bontorin. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Sometimes, all you need is to move away …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko reflects on first fight against Liz Carmouche ahead of the rematch

Valentina Shevchenko lands a head kick on Jessica Eye at UFC 238 on June 8, 2019 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It’s been nearly 10 years since Valentina Shevchenko …read more

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UFC Uruguay weigh-in video

Valentina Shevchenko will try to pull of the upset at UFC on FOX 20 on Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the UFC Uruguay weigh-ins, all 22 …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2019, 10:16 am By
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Ricky Bandejas vs. Ahmet Kayretli booked for Bellator 225

Ricky Bandejas (pictured) fights Ahmet Kayretli at Bellator 225 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Aug. 24 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

There’s a lot on the line in Ricky Bandejas’s …read more

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Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Calvin Kattar to co-headline UFC on ESPN 6

Zabit Magomedsharipov (pictured) will fight Calvin Kattar in the featherweight co-main event of UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston on Oct. 18 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Two of …read more

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Eric Spicely vs. Brendan Allen announced for UFC on ESPN 6

Eric Spicely (pictured) fights Brendan Allen in a middleweight bout at UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston on Oct. 18 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Massachusetts’s own Eric Spicely …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Cris Cyborg ‘very happy’ to finish UFC era, attacks Dana White’s ‘big ego’

Cris Cyborg leaves the UFC off a decision win over Felicia Spencer in Canada. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cris Cyborg is “very happy” to part ways with the …read more

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Weber Almeida joins teammate Lyoto Machida at Bellator 228

Weber Almeida scored a first-round knockout in his Bellator debut in January. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Lyoto Machida won’t be the only karate specialist to enter the cage …read more

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John Lineker announces ONE Championship debut against Muin Gafurov

John Lineker left the UFC after winning 12 of 16 fights inside the Octagon. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC fighter John Lineker announced on social media he’s …read more

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Brad Katona vs. Hunter Azure, Michel Pereira vs. Sergey Khandozhko added to UFC Vancouver

Brad Katona (pictured) fights Hunter Azure in a bantamweight bout at UFC Vancouver on Sept. 14 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Brad Katona is getting his chance to rebound …read more

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Derrick Lewis vs. Blagoy Ivanov in the works for UFC 244

Derrick Lewis (pictured) is in talks to fight Blagoy Ivanov in a heavyweight bout at UFC 244 in New York City on Nov. 2 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Bellator 229 adds Anatoly Tokov vs. Hracho Darpinyan, Derek Anderson vs. Guilherme Vasconcelos

Anatoly Tokov (pictured) fights Hracho Darpinyan in a middleweight bout at Bellator 229 in Temecula, California, on Oct. 4 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A rising middleweight contender and …read more

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ABC passes rule alteration to definition of grounded fighter

Herb Dean pauses the Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez bout after an illegal ground strike at UFC 211 in Dallas, on May 13, 2017 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Posted on July 31, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Gillian Robertson vs. Maycee Barber in the works for UFC Boston

Gillian Robertson (pictured) will fight Maycee Barber in a flyweight bout at UFC Boston on Oct. 18 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Two of the flyweight division’s brightest prospects …read more

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Two heavyweight bouts added to Bellator 225

Tyrell Fortune is undefeated since making the transition from wrestling to mixed martial arts. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Two heavyweight bouts have been added to Bellator 225 in …read more

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Posted on July 30, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Alexey Kunchenko now meets Gilbert Burns at UFC Uruguay

BJJ specialist Gilbert Burns if moving up to welterweight for his next fights. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Gilbert Burns’ welterweight debut is set, as he replaces injured Laureano …read more

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Should Frankie Edgar finally fight at bantamweight? Coach Ricardo Almeida weighs in

Frankie Edgar came up short in his attempt to win the featherweight title at UFC 240. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Frankie Edgar came up short in another attempt …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White suggests that Cris Cyborg may want to leave the UFC for ‘easier fights’

Dana White post presser | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Let the contract negotiations begin.
On Saturday night, Cris Cyborg got back in the win column, taking a unanimous decision …read more

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Posted on July 29, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Dana White sides with Jon Jones after watching videos stemming from battery charge

Jon Jones cups his hand to his ear | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jon Jones will still have his day in court stemming from a misdemeanor battery charge but …read more

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Pantoja thinks Cejudo might go after third UFC belt instead of defending flyweight title

Alexandre Pantoja is coming off three straight wins in the UFC. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Months after winning a UFC fight in Argentina and pleading to Henry Cejudo …read more

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Posted on July 27, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC 240 start time, TV schedule for Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar

Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar will collide in the UFC 240 main event Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC 240 start time, TV schedule for the Max …read more

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UFC 240 Results: Holloway vs. Edgar

Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar will collide in the UFC 240 main event Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting has UFC 240 results for the Holloway …read more

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Rafael Carvalho done fighting at middleweight, wants to ‘test’ himself at light heavyweight

Rafael Carvalho wants his next Bellator fight to be at 205 pounds. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Rafael Carvalho wants more changes in his life.
The former Bellator middleweight champion …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor rematch is ‘absolutely possible’

Dana White post presser | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Though UFC 240 is set to go down this weekend featuring a flyweight title fight, eyes are already looking ahead …read more

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Chris Weidman meets Dominick Reyes in light heavyweight debut at UFC Boston

Chris Weidman will weigh in 20 pounds heavier for his next UFC appearance. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Chris Weidman will move up to 205 pounds for his next …read more

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Ayaka Hamasaki, Jared Brooks among additions to Rizin 18

Jarred Brooks makes his Rizin debut as a strawweight in August. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Days away from Rizin 17 in Tokyo, the promotion is already stacking up …read more

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Angela Hill returns for fourth fight in 2019 against Istela Nunes at UFC Mexico City

Angela Hill fought three times already in 2019, including a win over Jodie Esquibel. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Angela Hill is wasting no time in 2019.
The former Invicta …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir vs. Ilir Latifi moved to UFC Uruguay

Volkan Oezdemir once challenged for the UFC light heavyweight championship. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A light heavyweight showdown between Volkan Oezdemir and Ilir Latifi has a new date …read more

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UFC 243 heads to Melbourne for Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya

Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya will meet inside the Octagon in Australia. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya is official for a 60,000-seat stadium in …read more

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Sijara Eubanks returns against Bethe Correia at UFC Mexico City

Sijara Eubanks (pictured) will meet Brazil’s Bethe Correia in Mexico. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Sijara Eubanks and Bethe Correia will meet in a bantamweight bout at UFC’s upcoming …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos: Leon Edwards ‘not something I haven’t seen before’

Rafael dos Anjos vows to stop Leon Edwards’ seven-fight winning streak in San Antonio. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Rafael dos Anjos was enjoying his vacation when his phone …read more

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UFC Shenzhen poster released

Jessica Andrade (pictured) defends her strawweight title against Weili Zhang at UFC Shenzhen on Aug. 31 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and challenger Weili …read more

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UFC Uruguay poster released

Valentina Shevchenko (pictured) defends her flyweight title against Liz Carmouche at UFC Uruguay on Aug. 10 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Uruguay’s first UFC show has its first poster.
On …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2019, 12:16 am By
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UFC Newark poster released

Colby Covington (pictured) fights Robbie Lawler in the welterweight main event of UFC Newark on Aug. 3 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former teammates are face-to-face on the poster …read more

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Roxanne Modafferi excited to prove growth in rematch with Jennifer Maia: ‘I’ve unlocked my next power level’

Roxanne Modafferi will compete in the Invicta FC 19 main event Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Even with 37 professional fights and 13 years in the sport of …read more

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Thiago Santos to undergo surgery on both knees on Wednesday

Thiago Santos never stopped kicking Jon Jones despite the injury at UFC 239. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Thiago Santos will need surgery on both knees after all.
The Brazilian …read more

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Kai-Kara France vs. Mark De La Rosa announced for UFC Shenzhen

Kai Kara-France (pictured) fights Mark De La Rosa in a flyweight bout at UFC Shenzhen on Aug. 31 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC’s flyweights are coming to …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2019, 1:16 am By
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