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Marlon Moraes plans to silence 'The Messenger' with KO of Henry Cejudo at UFC 238

ATLANTA – Marlon Moraes intends to make good on his first crack at UFC gold. He is predicting a knockout of Henry Cejudo at UFC 238.
After T.J. Dillashaw (16-4 MMA, …read more

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Richard Kiely promises KO win over ‘hit and hope merchant’ Galore Bofando at Bellator London

The announcement of a meeting of knockout artists at Bellator London, Galore Bofando and Richard Kiely, was met by much enthusiasm last week, but the self proclaimed “Face of Bellator”, …read more

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UFC acknowledges Alex Ovechkin’s vicious KO in NHL game

Mixed martial arts is apparently not the only sport involving its athletes getting knocked out cold. NHL hockey got a little more violent than usual Monday night.
Alex Ovechkin, superstar captain …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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UFC 236 Prelim Highlights: Matt Frevola tops Jalin Turner; Alexandre Pantoja lands the KO

Matt Frevola def. Jalin Turner


Alexandre Pantoja def. Wilson Reis


Max Griffin def. Zelim Imadaev


Khalid Taha def. Boston Salmon


Belal Muhammad def. Curtis Millender


Montel Jackson def. Andre Soukhamthath


Poliana Botellho def. Lauren Mueller


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Posted on April 14, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Lomachenko Vs. Crolla Fight Purses: 'Matrix' Nabs Over $3 Million Guaranteed

Vasyl Lomachenko (12-1, 9 KO) will be out to prove he’s still the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world later tonight (Fri., April 12, 2019) live on ESPN+ from inside …read more

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Posted on April 12, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Curtis Millender plans home run KO at UFC 236 before dedicating summer to grappling

ATLANTA – Curtis Millender intends on proving his ground game wasn’t exposed in his most recent fight with a rebound performance at UFC 236.
Just five weeks after Millender (17-4 MMA, …read more

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Posted on April 10, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Duke Roufus wants to test Conor McGregor’s left hand versus ‘Pettis-kwondo’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis once again finds himself with leverage following his stunning KO of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC Nashville, and his coach Duke Roufus wants him …read more

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Josh Emmett confused over lack of Performance of the Night bonus for KO of Michael Johnson

When Josh Emmett handed Michael Johnson a one-way ticket to the shadow realm at UFC on ESPN 2, courtesy of a hellacious overhand right to the jaw, it seemed all …read more

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Posted on April 5, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Covington on Usman: ‘He’s going to fight me emotional’ and I’m going to KO him

Colby Covington predicts an easy knockout against Kamaru Usman. Kamaru Usman was calm, cool and collected in his welterweight title fight against long-reigning champ Tyron Woodley at UFC 235, cruising …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Barboza’s coach posts pic of Gaethje landing eye poke in leadup to KO

It looks like Edson Barboza suffered an eye poke just moments before he was knocked out by Justin Gaethje. Edson Barboza suffered the first clean knockout loss of his career …read more

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Bellator prospect Joey Davis worried only about money, not opponents, after latest KO win

Bellator 219 took place last Friday at Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif., where 25-year-old welterweight prospect Joey Davis remained undefeated with a first-round knockout win over Marcus Anthony.
After the …read more

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Johnson issues statement on KO loss to Emmett: I always get back on my feet

Michael Johnson issues a brief statement on his knockout loss to Josh Emmett at UFC on ESPN 2. Michael Johnson looked to be outpointing Josh Emmett last Saturday at UFC …read more

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Demetrious Johnson wins debut, Eddie Alvarez gets KO’d in ONE ‘A New Era’ Highlights

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ONE: A New Era launched many exciting facets to ONE Championship’s evolving strategy. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was impressive in his debut victory, while …read more

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Michael Johnson issues statement after KO loss to Josh Emmett

On Saturday night, on the main card of UFC Philadelphia, former lightweight contender Michael Johnson partook in his latest featherweight bout, taking on the dangerous Josh Emmett.

Unfortunately for Johnson and …read more

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Edson Barboza welcomes newborn daughter Victoria hours after KO loss at UFC Philadelphia

Edson Barboza suffered a knockout loss Saturday, but we’re going to guess he isn’t stressing too much over it at the moment.
Just hours after Barboza’s UFC on ESPN 2 meeting …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Gaethje: I’m one of the biggest threats to Khabib’s title

Justin Gaethje believes he has the credentials and skillset to be a legitimate threat to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. After a big KO win over Edson Barboza at UFC …read more

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UFC Philadelphia post-fight bonuses: Gaethje’s massive KO nets FOTN

Check out which fighters won performance bonuses from UFC on ESPN: Gaethje vs. Barboza. The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA was home to a mediocre-turned-awesome night of fights. …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Twitter reacts to Justin Gaethje's sick KO of Edson Barboza at UFC on ESPN 2

Justin Gaethje delivered again on Saturday when he defeated Edson Barboza in the highly anticipated lightweight headliner at UFC on ESPN 2.
Gaethje (20-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) strung together octagon wins …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2019, 2:46 am By
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They said what?! Pros react to Gaethje’s brutal KO of Barboza

Justin Gaethje finished Edson Barboza in the first round of their bout at UFC Philadelphia. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the short fight. It might have been short, but the …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Pros react to Waterson’s win, Emmett’s dramatic KO at UFC Philadelphia

Michelle Waterson and Josh Emmett each scored wins at UFC Philadelphia. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fights. On the UFC Philadelphia main card, strawweight contender Michelle Waterson outpointed …read more

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UFC rankings: Pettis ranked at 170, but below Thompson

Anthony Pettis’ big KO win over Stephen Thompson earned him some accolades, but not a higher 170-pound ranking than the man he finished. Anthony Pettis shocked a lot of …read more

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UFC Philadelphia's Josh Emmett had concerns about fighting future when vertigo came from KO loss

WILMINGTON, Del. – The 13 months between Josh Emmett’s knockout loss to Jeremy Stephens and Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 2 matchup with Michael Johnson were the worst of his athletic …read more

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‘Wonderboy’ on KO loss to Pettis: I know Tyron has hit me harder

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson reflects on his first career knockout loss to Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville on Saturday. Stephen Thompson suffered the first knockout loss of his career against …read more

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Watch Edson Barboza’s wild flying knee KO of Beneil Dariush: UFC Philadelphia Free Fight

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Ahead of Edson Barboza’s main event matchup with Justin Gaethje at Fight Night Philadelphia on March 30, take a look back at Barboza’s memorable knockout finish against Beneil …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: How Anthony Pettis made his Superman punch on Stephen Thompson perfect

On this installment of the Monday Morning Analyst, Luke Thomas breaks down Anthony Pettis’ Superman punch KO of Stephen Thompson at UFC Nashville and what made the punch so effective …read more

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Stephen Thompson on KO punch from Anthony Pettis: ‘I know I’ve been hit harder than that’

For the first time in his career, former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson was knocked out cold.
The man to do it: former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis.
During their scrap, …read more

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Video: Taunting boxer gets KO’d with seconds left in last round

When keeping it real goes wrong: Boxing edition. On Saturday’s BT Sport Fight Night event in Leicester, England, French boxer Sabri Sediri had a dream start in his junior welterweight …read more

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UFC Nashville bonuses: Anthony Pettis rewarded for dazzling KO win

On Saturday night, the UFC returned to our screens with the 12-fight UFC Nashville card. Although the card produced a handful of forgettable contests, it also included some jaw-dropping finishes …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Anthony Pettis wants Conor McGregor ‘at 170’ following KO of Stephen Thompson

Anthony Pettis speaks to the media at UFC Nashville about his highlight-reel knockout of Stephen Thompson, his desire to fight Conor McGregor next, his move up to the welterweight division, …read more

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UFC Nashville video recap: Pettis pulls out superman punch KO on Thompson

Anthony Pettis made his welterweight debut in dramatic fashion by knocking out Stephen Thompson in the UFC Nashville main event. Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis was epic!
Thompson got off …read more

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Stephen Thompson issues statement following KO loss to Anthony Pettis

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson took on former 155-pound champ Anthony Pettis in tonight’s UFC Nashville headliner.

Both Pettis and Thompson entered tonight’s welterweight fight looking to rebound. …read more

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Stephen Thompson on KO loss to Anthony Pettis: 'It was so ninja I didn't even see it coming'

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Anthony Pettis def. Stephen Thompson at UFC Nashville: Best photos

NASHVILLE – Stephen Thompson is in disbelief he got knocked out by Anthony Pettis in highlight-reel fashion at UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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UFC Nashville in Tweets: Pros react to Anthony Pettis’ stunning KO of Stephen Thompson, more

Welcome to the welterweight division, Anthony Pettis.
“Showtime” scored a stunning upset over Stephen Thompson on Saturday night in his 170-pound debut, starching Thompson with a ridiculous knockout via superman punch …read more

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UFC Nashville results: Anthony Pettis shocks Stephen Thompson with ‘Superman hook’ KO

Anthony Pettis may have finally topped his infamous “Showtime Kick”.
Through almost two rounds of the UFC Nashville main event at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, Pettis (22-8) had been picked apart …read more

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Pros react to Pettis’ superman punch KO win at UFC Nashville

Anthony Pettis scored another highlight reel finish at UFC Nashville, knocking out Stephen Thompson with a Superman punch. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the bout. ‘Showtime’ strikes again.
After struggling …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Video: Aleksandar Ilic gets question mark kick KO at KSW 47

A knockout of the year contender has emerged from KSW, courtesy of Aleksandar Ilic. Coming off the first loss of his young professional MMA career, 2012 Olympic wrestling bronze medalist …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Ben Askren roasts Darren Till following KO loss in London

Ben Askren travelled to London this past weekend with intentions of confronting former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till.

The rivals, who have gone back and forth on social media for …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Video: Watch Hardy’s live reaction to Masvidal’s stunning KO at UFC London

UFC commentator Dan Hardy was stunned by Jorge Masvidal’s KO of Darren Till. …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator 218: 'Outclassed and outmatched' on paper, Gerald Harris still ready for KO

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Gerald Harris’ spot on Friday’s Bellator 218 card shouldn’t be a surprise, but he had to ask for it.
“I kind of campaigned for it because it was …read more

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UFC rankings: Jorge Masvidal shakes up welterweight

Jorge Masvidal’s big KO win over Darren Till put the welterweight rankings on their head this week. UFC London wasn’t exactly stacked with ranked fighters, but the main event sure …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: Jorge Masvidal’s KO of Darren Till proves he’s an elite technician

On this edition of the Monday Morning Analyst, Luke Thomas examines how Jorge Masvidal defeated Darren Till at UFC London, but also what the victory shows is happening among elite …read more

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UFC London bonuses: Jorge Masvidal doubles up with stunning KO of Darren Till

With one massive finish, Jorge Masvidal added two more bonuses to his collection.
Officials announced that Masvidal would be awarded a pair of $50,000 bonuses for his second-round KO of Darren …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Pros react to Masvidal’s brutal KO of Till at UFC London

Jorge Masvidal finished Darren Till with one powerful shot at UFC London. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. …read more

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Posted on March 16, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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UFC London video: Masvidal scores vicious KO of Till

Check out the full fight video highlights of Jorge Masvidal’s KO of Darren Till from the UFC London main event. The UFC London main event ended in a crazy knockout! …read more

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Posted on March 16, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Twitter reacts to Jorge Masvidal's sick KO of Darren Till at UFC London

Jorge Masvidal returned to the win column for the first time in more than two years on Saturday when he went to England and upset Darren Till on home soil …read more

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UFC London results: Jorge Masvidal devastates Darren Till with crushing KO

LONDON – Jorge Masvidal (33-13 MMA, 10-6 UFC) started a bit slow but delivered when it mattered most, scoring a highlight-reel finish of Darren Till (17-2-1 MMA, 5-2-1 UFC).
The welterweight …read more

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Missed Fists: UFC vet Viscardi Andrade gets back in win column with thunderous KO

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it …read more

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Video: Tenshin Nasukawa poses, nails ridiculous cartwheel kick KO

When it comes to generating kickboxing highlights, there are few better in the business today than Tenshin Nasukawa.
The 20-year-old Japanese star received international recognition recently for his exhibition boxing match …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Video: Tenshin returns to kickboxing with superb KO

In case you didn’t know already, Tenshin Nasukawa is a ridiculously good kickboxer. When we last saw Japanese sensation Tenshin Nasukawa, the 20-year-old striking phenom was dominated and defeated by …read more

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VIDEO | Watch Junior dos Santos serenade his two-year-old son after KO win

Junior dos Santos is one of the most ferocious knockout artists in UFC history. By all accounts, he’s also one of the nicest guys to ever step foot into the …read more

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Posted on March 10, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Tenshin Nasukawa rebounds from Mayweather setback with unbelievable KO win

On New Years Eve, Japanese kickboxing wunderkind Tenshin Nasukawa had the opportunity to shock the world when he stepped into the RIZIN ring for an exhibition boxing match with undefeated …read more

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Posted on March 10, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Pros react to Price’s KO win, Zaleski’s sub victory at UFC Wichita

Niko Price scored a huge knockout win over Tim Means, while Elizeu Zaleski made quick work of Curtis Millender at UFC Wichita. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the fights. In …read more

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Ben Askren vows to retire if he gets KO’d by Kamaru Usman

Ben Askren continues to wreak havoc both inside and outside of the octagon, with his latest target being newly-crowned UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman.

“Funky” made his highly anticipated octagon …read more

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Posted on March 9, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Askren says he’d retire if KO’d by Usman: ‘He can’t punch worth a damn’

Ben Askren continues to diss Kamaru Usman on social media. UFC newcomer Ben Askren is at it again, this time claiming that he’d retire if he was ever knocked out …read more

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Posted on March 9, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | Macy Chiasson excited for next step after KO win, backstage chat with Dana White

Macy Chiasson had a weekend to remember.

After a long, 12-week training camp, Chiasson cut down to fight in the bantamweight division, which will be her home from now on. In …read more

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Posted on March 7, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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VIDEO | Watch coaches, Bruce Buffer react to Cody Garbrandt getting KO’d at UFC 235

In the first bout of the stacked UFC 235 main card last Saturday, former UFC bantamweight king Cody Garbrandt stepped into the Octagon with dangerous Brazilian contender Pedro Munhoz. The …read more

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Posted on March 7, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 4 pre-event facts: Derrick Lewis on cusp of heavyweight KO record

The UFC makes its debut in Kansas on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 4, which takes place at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita and is set to stream on ESPN+.
Heavyweight …read more

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Posted on March 6, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Garbrandt on KO loss at UFC 235: It’s ‘kill or be killed’

Cody Garbrandt looks to be taking his loss to Pedro Munhoz on the chin. Cody Garbrandt is down but not out.
In a Fight of the Night classic at UFC 235, …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Walker says shoulder is ‘not too bad,’ White hopes he stops ‘doing that sh-t’

Light heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker sounds confident that his shoulder injury isn’t too bad after his post UFC 235 KO celebration, but still awaiting final tests. Light heavyweight’s new star, …read more

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Posted on March 4, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Pros react to Munhoz’s KO of Garbrandt, Zhang’s win at UFC 235

Pedro Munhoz scored a huge knockout over Cody Garbrandt, while Weili Zhang picked up a unanimous decision win against Tecia Torres at UFC 235. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Pedro Munhoz's stunning KO of ex-champ Cody Garbrandt at UFC 235

Pedro Munhoz pulled off the biggest victory of his career on Saturday when he upset former UFC champ Cody Garbrandt at UFC 235.
Munhoz (18-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) continued his winning …read more

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Posted on March 3, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Pros react to Walker’s flying knee, Zabit’s win at UFC 235

Johnny Walker scored another highlight reel KO at UFC 235, while Zabit Magomedsharipov picked up a unanimous decision victory. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the fights. First, Johnny Walker scored …read more

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Missed Fists: Everyone getting KO’d at Road FC, plus one vicious kick to the armpit

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it …read more

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Video: Khabib’s cousin brutally KO’d by flying knee

This is a phenomenal way to win a tournament final. The best knockout of the weekend likely goes to French lightweight Mansour Barnaoui, who fought Russia’s Shamil Zavurov in the …read more

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Video: Michal Oleksiejczuk clobbers Gian Villante with wicked body shot KO

Michal Oleksiejczuk’s first UFC knockout came in devastating fashion.
The 24-year-old Polish light heavyweight needed less than two minutes to find the sweet spot and put Gian Villante down with a …read more

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Posted on February 23, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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