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Patrick Day dies following KO loss to Charles Conwell

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The Long Island native was knocked out in the final round of his scheduled ten-rounder with prospect Charles Conwell. Another boxer has sadly succumbed …read more

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Boxer Patrick Day in critical condition after KO loss

Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

Junior middleweight boxer Patrick Day is fighting for his life after his KO loss to Charles Conwell this past weekend. Patrick Day is fighting for …read more

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Patricky Freire surprised by quick KO of Tatsuya Kawajiri

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Patricky Freire did not expect to finish Tatsuya Kawajiri in just 70 seconds at Rizin 19. Lightweight heavy-hitter Patricky Freire …read more

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Mike Davis plans drop to featherweight after brutal KO win at UFC Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. – Mike Davis beat Thomas Gifford with a third-round knockout Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 19 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.
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Posted on October 13, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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PFL 7 results and video: Harrison gets armbar, Cooper III scores big KO

Kayla Harrison taps out Bobbi Jo Dalziel via armbar at PFL 7. 10/12/2019 | Ryan Loco/PFL

Professional Fighters League 7 defined the finalists for the welterweight and women’s lightweight …read more

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Whittaker targets February 2020 return following KO loss to Adesanya

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Robert Whittaker will look to return to the UFC early next year. Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker doesn’t want to dwell too much …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Helwani's MMA thoughts: Adesanya's win among UFC's most memorable

From his flashy walkout to his KO win, Israel Adesanya dazzled on Saturday. Ariel Helwani discusses the significance of the performance. …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Jorge Masvidal's flying knee KO mural at ATT; Henry Cejudo eats gold

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Following Bellator 229 KO loss, Joe Schilling says he was unable to use right arm, broke left arm in first round

Joe Schilling absorbs a punch from Tony Johnson at Bellator 229 on Saturday | Bellator MMA

Known for his kill or be killed standup style, Joe Schilling was in …read more

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UFC 243 results: Spivac subs Tuivasa, De Castro viciously KO’s Tafa

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Sergey Spivac just choked Tai Tuivasa unconscious on the UFC 243 PPV main card. The UFC 243 PPV main card is in progress, and …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Joe Schilling suffers broken arm in Bellator 229 KO loss, says he entered fight injured

Bellator 229 will not go down as one of the better nights in Joe Schilling’s combat sports career.
Schilling (4-6 MMA, 3-3 BMMA), the former kickboxing champion turned MMA fighter, suffered …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Till admits KO loss to Jorge Masvidal ‘hurt a lot’ and knocked his confidence

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“All my life I’ve had this crazy confidence that I’m just this superhuman being inside that Octagon and in life and …read more

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Posted on October 2, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Darren Till admits that his ‘crazy confidence’ got ‘knocked a bit’ following his KO loss to Jorge Masvidal

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Darren Till has had a bit of a rough run over the past year. Last September, Till lost his bid for the UFC welterweight title, …read more

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Bellator 227/Bellator Europe 4 post-event facts: 'MVP' racks up more stats with vicious KO

Bellator hosted one its multi-labeled event nights on Friday with a Bellator 227/Bellator Europe 4 combination show, which took place at 3Arena in Dublin.
In the shared main event billings, Benson …read more

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Posted on September 29, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Cannonier continues rise with KO of Hermansson

Middleweight contender Jared Cannonier scored perhaps the biggest win of his career on Saturday, as he knocked out Jack Hermansson just 27 seconds into the second round at UFC Fight …read more

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Watch John Phillips score third quickest KO in UFC middleweight history with wild UFC on EPSN+ 18 swarm

Gameplan? What’s a gameplan?
If they had a strategy entering their UFC on ESPN+ 18 collision, John Phillips (22-9 MMA, 1-3 UFC) and Alen Amedovski (8-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) threw it …read more

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UFC Copenhagen video: John Phillips haymakers put stamp on 17-second slugfest

John Phillips throws a punch at Alen Amedovski at UFC Copenhagen on Saturday | @UFC, Twitter

John Phillips’s first UFC win—and 20th career KO—couldn’t have been any sweeter.
Matched up …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Bellator Results: Michael Page scores brutal flying knee KO, calls out Douglas Lima (video)

On Friday afternoon, amid the Bellator 227 and Bellator Dublin festivities in Dublin, Ireland, British knockout artist Michael Page returned to the cage in hopes of rebounding from his first …read more

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Bellator Dublin results: 'MVP' drops point for mocking Richard Kiely, scores KO anyway

DUBLIN – In a grudge match between talented strikers, it was Michael Page (15-1 MMA, 11-1 BMMA) who proved superior, knocking out Richard Kiely (3-2 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) in the …read more

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Bellator Dublin video: Ilias Bulaid wins MMA debut with buzzer-beating knee KO

Ilias Bulaid (red gloves) lands a knee on Vitalic Maiboroda (blue gloves) at Bellator Dublin on Friday | @Bellator_Europe, Twitter

Two kickboxers were matched up on the Bellator Dublin …read more

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Kai Asakura set for Rizin 19 return after quick KO of Kyoji Horiguchi

Kai Asakura knocked out two-promotion champion Kyoji Horiguchi in just 68 seconds in August. | Rizin FF

Kai Asakura isn’t slowing down after scoring one of the biggest upsets …read more

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Lyoto Machida plans KO of Gegard Mousasi, then Bellator title win

Lyoto Machida has planned out the rest of 2019 and the beginnings of 2020.
In the co-main event of Bellator 228, the former UFC light heavyweight champion Machida is taking on …read more

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Kyle Nelson has no specific post-UFC Mexico callouts after KO – but ready for anyone

MEXICO CITY – Kyle Nelson beat Marco Polo Reyes with a first-round knockout Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 17 in Mexico City.
Take a look inside the …read more

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Video: Steven Peterson was praying for Martin Bravo after brutal KO, regrets follow-up punch

MEXICO CITY – Happy as Steven Peterson was to earn a highlight-reel knockout of Martin Bravo, there also was regret for a follow-up punch he landed. Peterson said he prayed …read more

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UFC Mexico City bonuses: Carla Esparza and Alexa Grasso earn Fight of the Night, Peterson rewarded for backfist KO

Carla Esparza and Alexa Grasso | Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

In the co-main event spot, Carla Esparza and Alexa Grasso ended up stealing the show.
The two strawweight contenders battled …read more

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UFC Mexico post-fight bonuses: Peterson scores spinning back fist KO and POTN cash

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3 Check out which fighters won performance bonuses from UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens. The Arena Ciudad de …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Steven Peterson felt remorse for hitting Martin Bravo after spinning backfist KO at UFC on ESPN+ 17

MEXICO CITY – Steven Peterson made a heat-of-the-moment decision that he wishes he didn’t. But the way he sees it, he also had to make sure his UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Nearly simultaneous spinning backfists gave us a brutally spectacular KO at UFC on ESPN+ 17

At 1-3 in the UFC heading into Saturday night, Steven Peterson knew he needed to make a big impression.
Martin Bravo must have been looking to make a big impression, too, …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC Mexico City video: Steven Peterson scores spectacular spinning backfist KO

Steven Peterson lands a spinning backfist on Martin Bravo at UFC Mexico City on Saturday | @UFC, Twitter

At least one fighter was spinning and winning on Saturday.
After likely …read more

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UFC Mexico video: Steven Peterson wins by spinning backfist KO

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The UFC Mexico main card opened up with one of the best knockouts of 2019, courtesy of Steven Peterson. The …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC Mexico prelims results & video: Nelson gets standing KO over Reyes

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Check out the results and highlights from the UFC Mexico City prelims, including Kyle Nelson achieving a standing knockout against …read more

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Ariane Carnelossi in UFC to ‘make history,’ starting with KO of Angela Hill in Mexico City

Ariane Carnelossi won 12 in a row before signing with the UFC earlier this year. | Julio Bonfim, Future MMA

Ariane Carnelossi wants to make history in the UFC …read more

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Masvidal walks away after another KO against Till

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Posted on September 19, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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The A-Side Live Chat: Justin Gaethje’s KO win over Donald Cerrone, UFC Vancouver fallout, UFC Mexico City preview, Bellator Dublin, more

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
For this episode, José Youngs and Alexander K. Lee break down some of the top storylines in …read more

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After split call over Arlosvki, Augusto Sakai was itching for fast KO at UFC Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Augusto Sakai beat Marcin Tybura with a first-round knockout Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 16 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, …read more

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Ottman Azaitar says how crowd helped him before brutal KO at UFC 242

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Ottman Azaitar revealed how he didn’t feel alone walking into his bout with Teemu Packalen after hearing the crowd …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2019, 1:16 am By
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LFA 75 highlights: 41-year-old vs. 23-year-old ends in KO; the winner may surprise you

LFA 75 delivered four finishes in six fights on the main card Friday night.
In the main card curtain-jerker, 41-year-old Eric Iman squared off with 23-year-old opponent Tony Darling. After he …read more

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Posted on September 9, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC 242 Highlights: Ottman Azaitar Sleeps Teemu Packalen With Nasty KO

Ottman Azaitar sleeps Teemu Packalen at the UFC 242 pay-per-view event. It was a nasty KO, to say the least. Azaitar landed one of the sickest knockouts in the …read more

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Posted on September 7, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Cheick Kongo Believes a KO of Ryan Bader Will Prove Him The Best Heavyweight In The World

Cheick Kongo is hoping to knock out Bellator MMA dual-division champion Ryan Bader on Saturday night and cement himself as the best heavyweight in the world. …read more

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Posted on September 3, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Rousey congratulates Weili Zhang for KO win over Jessica Andrade

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Ronda Rousey has praised Weili Zhang for her sensational UFC debut in Shenzhen. There were certainly no Octagon jitters on display in Weili …read more

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Missed Fists: Gustavo Lopez defends Combate Americas title with powerful KO, more

Gustavo Lopez watches Joey Ruquet fall at Combate 42 in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, on Aug. 23, 2019 | @DAZN_USA

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we …read more

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UFC champ Jessica Andrade: Title-winning slam KO wasn't just luck, 'we trained for this'

Jessica Andrade won the UFC strawweight championship in an unusual but spectacular way.
She defeated Rose Namajunas via second-round slam knockout in May at UFC 237 in a fight she had …read more

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Ricky Bandejas still not confident in hands despite KO win at Bellator 225

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – After suffering a two-fight skid against a pair of bantamweight contenders, Ricky Bandejas is back in the mix at 135 pounds.
The native of Brick, N.J., claimed a …read more

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Posted on August 25, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Video: Bruno ‘Ogro’ blows past opponent’s defenses for nasty head kick KO

Bruno “Ogro” lands a head kick on Heder Araujo at Shooto Brasil 94 on Saturday | @Grabaka_Hitman, Twitter

Sometimes, you’ve got to do more than just get your hands …read more

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