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Marina Rodriguez sees gaps in Amanda Ribas’ game, wants KO win at UFC 257

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Strawweight Marina Rodriguez is ready to end Amanda Ribas’ hype on January 22. Women’s strawweight striker Marina …read more

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Ponzinibbio releases statement after KO loss

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After a long battle with injuries Santiago Ponzinibbio returned to the Octagon this weekend. It has been a tough …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Joaquin Buckley Issues Statement After Shocking KO Loss

Joaquin Buckley has issued a statement after his shocking KO loss to Alessio Di Chirico at UFC Fight Island 7. Buckley entered the fight with a ton of momentum and …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Joaquin Buckley Issues Statement After Shocking KO Loss

Joaquin Buckley has issued a statement after his shocking KO loss to Alessio Di Chirico at UFC Fight Island 7. Buckley entered the fight with a ton of momentum and …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier unfazed by Conor McGregor’s KO prediction: I will not “put myself in harm’s way right off the bat”

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier knows he needs to be careful in the early rounds of his upcoming fight with Conor McGregor. Poirier and McGregor will collide in …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio releases statement after suffering KO loss in return at UFC on ABC 1

Santiago Ponzinibbio’s return to MMA didn’t go as planned.
The Argentine returned to action at UFC on ABC 1 on Saturday in Abu Dhabi after a layoff of more than two …read more

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Joaquin Buckley issues statement following head kick KO loss to Alessio Di Chirico

UFC middleweight Joaquin Buckley issued a statement following his head kick KO loss to Alessio Di Chirico at UFC on ABC 1. Buckley was recently named by UFC president Dana …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Pros react to upset KOs by Li, di Chirico at UFC Fight Island 7

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Alessio di Chirico and Li Jingliang scored KO wins at UFC Fight Island 7. On Twitter, pros reacted to the …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2021, 9:46 pm By
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Joaquin Buckley compares viral KO to ‘Showtime Kick’: ‘I got the knockout. That’s all I gotta say’

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It’s a new year, but Joaquin Buckley is still being asked about his star-making moment from 2020.
Wednesday’s …read more

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Breaking: Steven Peterson reveals he is out of his fight on February 6, wants Chase Hooper in March

Steven Peterson will have to wait a bit longer to make his return to the Octagon. Peterson hasn’t fought since he had a highlight-reel spinning backfist KO over Martin Bravo …read more

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Zahabi gives McGregor ‘60-40’ edge over Poirier, predicts early KO

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Georges St-Pierre’s head coach Firas Zahabi gave his thoughts on the UFC 257 main event. Firas Zahabi …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC free fight: Calvin Kattar scores KO over durable Jeremy Stephens

Calvin Kattar sure knows how to bounce back from defeat.
The rising UFC featherweight contender scored one of his best career finishes following his loss to Zabit Magomedsharipov in late 2019. …read more

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Calvin Kattar aims to hand Max Holloway first KO loss, set up title shot in UFC on ABC 1 headliner

ABU DHABI – Calvin Kattar still considers Max Holloway to be the top featherweight in the sport, and thus a win over the former champion in the UFC on ABC …read more

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Henry Cejudo sends warning to Deiveson Figueiredo: “I will knock this guy out”

Former UFC champion Henry Cejudo says he would KO current flyweight kingpin Deiveson Figueiredo if they meet inside the Octagon. Cejudo was, of course, both the UFC flyweight and bantamweight …read more

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Bellator free fight: Michael Chandler signs off with farewell KO at Bellator 243

Michael Chandler is all set for his octagon debut on UFC Fight Island later this month, and he’s heading into his maiden UFC appearance in excellent form.
Chandler’s last outing came …read more

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Kevin Holland foresees 'cojones' thrust KO of 'gatekeeper' Derek Brunson in first UFC headliner

Kevin Holland is happy to be getting bigger fights, five-round fights, and main event fights.
At a UFC Fight Night event on March 20, Holland (21-5 MMA, 8-2 UFC) will compete …read more

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Video: Garcia, Davis Have Heated Exchange Before Agreeing To Fight

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Ryan Garcia (21-0, 18 KO) is entering 2021 as one of the hottest names in boxing after defeating Luke Campbell …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2021, 1:16 am By
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LIVER SHOT! Watch Ryan Garcia’s vicious body shot KO of Luke Campbell

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Here’s how Ryan Garcia bounced back from an early knockdown to stop Luke Campbell in a thriller. Ryan Garcia (21-0, 18 …read more

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Posted on January 3, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Highlights! Garcia Smokes Campbell With Nasty Body Shot

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Ryan Garcia (21-0, 18 KO) solidified himself as one of boxing’s most promising young champions earlier today (Sat., Jan. 2, 2021) …read more

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LIVER SHOT! Watch Ryan Garcia’s vicious body shot KO of Luke Campbell

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Here’s how Ryan Garcia bounced back from an early knockdown to stop Luke Campbell in a …read more

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Watch Garcia Vs. Campbell Final Press Conference

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Rising boxing sensation Ryan Garcia (20-0, 17 KO) will meet veteran Luke Campbell (20-3, 16 KO) for the interim …read more

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Video! Garcia Mean Mugs Campbell In Final Staredown

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Ryan Garcia (20-0, 17 KO) will look to win his first major title tomorrow night (Sat., Jan. 2, 2021) …read more

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Jordan Leavitt explains why he was embarrassed to be a pro fighter prior to KO win at UFC Vegas 16

Rising UFC star Jordan Leavitt has explained why he was embarrassed to be a professional fighter prior to his UFC Vegas 16 victory. Leavitt, who pulled off an impressive submission …read more

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Jordan Leavitt no longer embarrassed to be a pro fighter after life changing KO win at UFC Vegas 16

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UFC lightweight Jordan Leavitt is proof that things can change in the world of MMA very, very quickly.
“The Monkey …read more

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Posted on December 28, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Kavanagh: Sports psychologists can’t erase KO loss from Poirier’s mind

John Kavanagh feels Dustin Poirier is at a mental disadvantage against Conor McGregor at UFC 257. Dustin Poirier’s first encounter with Conor McGregor six years ago was a forgettable …read more

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John Kavanagh: Dustin Poirier has already felt Conor McGregor’s KO power

Coach John Kavanagh wants the MMA community to remember that Dustin Poirier has already felt Conor McGregor’s knockout power in the past. McGregor and Poirier meet for the second time …read more

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Ciryl Gane interested in Jairzinho Rozenstruik matchup: “This makes sense”

Fresh off a KO win over Junior dos Santos, UFC heavyweight Ciryl Gane says that he is interested in a matchup against Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Gane knocked out the former UFC …read more

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Jake Paul declares that Conor McGregor is “still scared” of him

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul declared on his social media that UFC superstar Conor McGregor is “still scared” of boxing him. After scoring a devastating KO over Nate Robinson on the undercard …read more

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TJ Dillashaw called out by Rob Font following KO win over Marlon Moraes

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw was called out by Rob Font following his vicious KO win over Marlon Moraes at UFC Vegas 17. Font was making his long-awaited return …read more

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Posted on December 20, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Canelo Alvarez vs. Callum Smith Preview: Two super-middleweight titles at stake

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After his brutal KO win over Kovalev at light heavyweight, Canelo comes back down to super-middleweight to attempt to take …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Rob Font eyes Calvin Kattar-esque elbow KO finish of Marlon Moraes in comeback fight at UFC Vegas 17

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After a year on the sidelines, Rob Font is ready to make his presence felt in the bantamweight division.
Font returns …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Highlights! ‘GGG’ Destroys Polish Boxer For TKO Finish

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Gennady Golovkin (41-1-1, 36 KO) absolutely demolished Polish boxer Kamil Szeremeta (21-1, 5 KO) earlier tonight (Fri., Dec. 18, 2020) …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2020, 2:46 am By
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Marlon Vera slams “little puppy” Sean O’Malley: “I’m not wasting my time with that guy”

Marlon Vera still doesn’t like Sean O’Malley. In the lead-up to UFC 252, O’Malley made it clear Vera was not on his level and he was going to KO him …read more

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Taila Santos eyes KO win from ‘interesting’ clash of styles against Gillian Robertson

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Flyweight Taila Santos will look to knock out grappler Gillian Robertson at UFC Vegas 17. In a …read more

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Cody Garbrandt slams Sean O’Malley for suggesting that he would get KO’d by Jake Paul

Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt did not take to well to Sean O’Malley’s claim that he would get KO’d by Jake Paul. A couple of night ago ‘No Love’ …read more

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Derek Brunson accepts challenge from Kevin Holland

UFC middleweight Derek Brunson accepted the challenge from Kevin Holland as the two middleweights appear to be on a collision course in 2021. Fresh off of a brutal KO win …read more

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Rob Font expects to put the bantamweight division on notice with a KO win over Marlon Moraes

Rob Font didn’t expect to be fighting Marlon Moraes in his return fight. Font is on a two-fight winning streak but has not fought since last December when he defeated …read more

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Posted on December 17, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Rafael Fiziev responds to Conor McGregor’s praise of UFC 256 KO win

LAS VEGAS — Lightweight Rafael Fiziev spoke with reporters backstage at the UFC APEX following his impressive first-round stoppage of Renato Moicano at UFC 256. “Ataman” discussed the highlight reel …read more

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Jacare ‘pretty upset’ with KO loss, wants quick return

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Middleweight Ronaldo Souza is trying to keep a positive attitude after his KO loss to Kevin Holland at UFC 256. …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Stephen Thompson believes UFC views him as a gatekeeper, eyes KO win over Geoff Neal

Stephen Thompson thinks the UFC views him as a gatekeeper now. For the second-straight fight, Thompson will fight a rising welterweight contender, but this time he will be the main …read more

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Jacare Souza issues statement after KO loss to Kevin Holland: “I will be back stronger”

Brazilian MMA legend Jacare Souza has released a statement after finding himself on the receiving end of a highlight-reel knockout last weekend. Jacare, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion, returned to …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2020, 5:46 pm By
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Sunday Punch: Nate Campbell showboats his way into a KO loss

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One of the most memorable “when showboating goes wrong” KOs in recent boxing history. If you thought Anderson Silva’s ill-fated “I can dodge any …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2020, 5:46 pm By
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Kevin Holland on UFC 256 win over Ronaldo Souza: “I hate that it had to be Jacare that I did like that”

UFC middleweight Kevin Holland picked up a KO win over Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256, but he wishes it hadn’t been “Jacare” who got knocked out. Holland picked up arguably …read more

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UFC 256 results: Kevin Holland makes history with 5th win in 2020 after insane KO of 'Jacare' Souza

Kevin Holland’s ridiculous fighting pace this year paid off Saturday in the form of UFC history and his biggest win to date against Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256.
Holland (21-5 MMA, …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Kevin Holland’s crazy KO of Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256

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Kevin Holland knocked out Ronaldo Souza in the first round at ‘UFC 256 – ‘FIGUEIREDO VS MORENO’. On Twitter, pros …read more

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UFC 256 video: Cub Swanson returns from ACL surgery with vicious KO of Daniel Pineda

Cub Swanson earned what has to be one of the most gratifying wins of his career Saturday at UFC 256.
After taking 14 months off to recover from ACL surgery, Swanson …read more

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UFC 256 results: Swanson & Fiziev earn KO wins, Hooper rallies to sub Barrett

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Check out the results and highlights from the UFC 256 prelims, where Cub Swanson and Rafael Fiziev scored awesome knockouts, …read more

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Tyson Fury has a message for Anthony Joshua following KO win over Kubrat Pulev

Tyson Fury sent a message to Anthony Joshua shortly after the Watford native scored a knockout win over Kubrat Pulev this evening. Joshua (24-1) squared off with Pulev (28-2) tonight …read more

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Tyson Fury calls out Anthony Joshua after Joshua’s KO win

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Could we see the undisputed heavyweight title fight happen next year? Tyson Fury wants Anthony Joshua next. Anthony …read more

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Highlights! Joshua Ends Pulev With Brutal Right Hand

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Anthony Joshua (24-1, 22 KO) looked like a man on a mission earlier today (Sat., Dec. 12, 2020) …read more

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How To Watch ‘Joshua Vs. Pulev’ Today On DAZN!

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Anthony Joshua (23-1, 21 KO) will be back in action later today (Sat., Dec. 12, 2020) live on …read more

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Wiman announces retirement after vicious slam KO loss

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Veteran Matt Wiman decided to end his MMA career after his slam knockout loss to Jordan Leavitt on Saturday at …read more

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Matt Wiman Announces Retirement After KO Loss

Matt Wiman has announced his retirement from MMA. At UFC Vegas 16, Wiman suffered a brutal slam KO loss to UFC newcomer, Jordan Leavitt. Following the loss, the veteran was …read more

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Scott Coker interested in Dillon Danis vs. Jake Paul fight: “I’m sure at some point it will happen”

Bellator president Scott Coker says he is interested in booking Dillon Danis against Jake Paul in boxing and MMA fights. In the wake of Paul’s brutal KO win over Nate …read more

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UFC vet Matt Wiman makes 'oddly easy' decision to retire after slam KO loss

Matt Wiman is deciding to call it a career after suffering one of the more brutal knockouts in recent memory at UFC on ESPN 19.
Wiman’s career comeback hit what appeared …read more

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Matt Wiman announces retirement after KO loss, UFC exit

Matt Wiman has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts after a tough, knockout loss and his exit from the UFC roster. Wiman, 37, returned to action at UFC Vegas …read more

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Leavitt prefers ban on slams after KO win: Slams are ‘ugly’ and ‘dangerous’

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Despite his slam KO win over Matt Wiman on Saturday, Jordan Leavitt is perfectly fine with making …read more

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UFC on ESPN 19 post-event facts: Jordan Leavitt's slam KO makes all sorts of history

The UFC kicked off the final run of its 2020 schedule on Saturday with UFC on ESPN 19, which took place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
A middleweight classic unfolded …read more

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UFC on ESPN 19's Jordan Leavitt recaps slam KO, first time removing someone from consciousness

LAS VEGAS – Jordan Leavitt finished Matt Wiman in speedy, emphatic fashion in the UFC on ESPN 19 main card opener Saturday at the UFC Apex.
Take a look inside the …read more

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Pros react to scary KO slam to Matt Wiman at UFC Vegas 16

Check out how the pros reacted to the brutal slam KO suffered by Matt Wiman against Jordan Leavitt during Saturday’s UFC Vegas 16 event. The long-time UFC veteran Wiman and …read more

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Dana White provides update on Matt Wiman, reacts to brutal slam KO

UFC president Dana White provided an update on veteran lightweight Matt Wiman after he suffered a brutal slam KO loss to Jordan Leavitt. In the opening main card fight at …read more

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UFC Vegas 16 post-fight bonuses: Leavitt destroys Wiman with slam KO

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Check out which fighters won performance bonuses from UFC Vegas 16: Hermansson vs. Vettori The UFC Apex Center in Las …read more

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UFC results and video: Hill TKO’s OSP, Leavitt slam KO’s Wiman

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Check out the results from the UFC Vegas 16 main card, where Jamahal Hill TKO’d Ovince Saint Preux, Jordan Leavitt …read more

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UFC on ESPN 19 video: Jordan Leavitt delivers 22-second slam KO in debut

Jordan Leavitt sure made a statement in his UFC debut.
“The Monkey King” picked up a 22-second slam knockout of veteran Matt Wiman at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 19 event in …read more

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UFC on ESPN 19 video: Ilia Topuria enhances prospect status with KO of Damon Jackson

Ilia Topuria continued the perfect start to his career at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 19.
In what his most high-profile win to date, Topuria (10-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) took out veteran …read more

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LFA 96 video: Stipe Miocic teammate Mo Miller earns brutal slam KO after multiple suplexes

At LFA 96, bantamweight up-and-comer Mo Miller proved once again he can be a serious problem for his competition.
Taking on Bellator alumnus Regivaldo Carvalho, Miller (5-0) utilized a suplex multiple …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2020, 5:16 am By
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Evander Kane challenges Jake Paul and Logan Paul: “They’re both getting KO’d”

Evander Kane of the NHL’s San Jose Sharks called out brothers Jake Paul and Logan Paul, proclaiming that “they’re both getting KO’d.” Kane was one of a handful of pro …read more

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Video: MMA vs. Tai Chi ends in standing KO

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Xu Xiaodong is back! Xu Xiaodong is back at it again.
‘It’—in case you are unfamiliar with the Beijing based MMA instructor, …read more

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Former NBA all-star Gilbert Arenas calls for Jake Paul to run it back with Nate Robinson

Former NBA all-star Gilbert Arenas called for Jake Paul to run back the Nate Robinson fight after he scored a nasty KO this past weekend. Paul knocked out Robinson in …read more

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Posted on November 30, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Jake Paul discusses his fighting future after sleeping Nate Robinson with nasty KO

YouTuber and boxing star Jake Paul discussed his fighting future after sleeping Nate Robinson with a nasty KO on Saturday night. Paul fought for the second time in a professional …read more

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