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Buckley says Donald Trump called Dana White about viral KO

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From Kanye West’s music video, Joaquin Buckley’s stardom has now reached the Oval Office. Ten days ago, UFC middleweight Joaquin …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Joaquin Buckley says Donald Trump called Dana White about viral KO, adds he still works at Walgreens

UFC middleweight Joaquin Buckley says U.S. President Donald Trump called Dana White after his viral KO, adding he still works at Walgreens. Buckley knocked out Impa Kasanganay in stunning fashion …read more

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Krause on viral KO star Buckley: All he does is sit and talk

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James Krause has revealed why the viral KO star Joaquin Buckley has got under his skin. After his viral UFC knockout …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Jon Jones shares high praise for “masterful KO artist” Thiago Santos, but once again buries Anthony Smith

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones credited former opponent Thiago Santos while once again taking a shot at rival Anthony Smith. Jones previously fought both Santos and Smith during …read more

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James Krause slams viral KO star Joaquin Buckley: “The dude’s a clown”

UFC veteran James Krause (28-8 MMA) claims Joaquin Buckley is “a clown” and says that the viral KO star “can get it, too.” Krause, who has recently made a living …read more

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James Krause has harsh words for viral KO star Joaquin Buckley: 'Dude's a sh*tbox'

ABU DHABI – James Krause believes the world is getting a false perception of who Joaquin Buckley really is after his viral UFC knockout.
Following Krause’s (28-8 MMA, 9-4 UFC) unanimous …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 38 bonuses: Jimmy Crute's thundering KO worth extra $50,000

Jimmy Crute, Jessica Andrade, Guram Kutateladze and Mateusz Gamrot each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 38 event.
UFC officials announced the winners following the event. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 38 video: Jimmy Crute scores nasty KO of Modestas Bukauskas

Jimmy Crute brutalized Modestas Bukauskas in the first round of their featured matchup on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 38.
Crute (12-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) needed minimal time to show how …read more

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Joaquin Buckley’s Viral KO Victory Sets UFC Records

Joaquin Buckley’s viral KO over Impa Kasanganay is now breaking UFC records as Buckley heads into his next UFC bout. At UFC on ESPN+ 37, lots of major action took …read more

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After Viral KO, Joaquin Buckley Gets Quick Turnaround To Battle Undefeated Prospect At UFC 255

Joaquin Buckley is getting a quick turnaround following his viral KO over Impa Kasanganay last Saturday. Buckley threw a kick which Kasanganay caught and he then jumped off and spun …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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Joe Rogan expects Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. to go for KO despite “exhibition” label

Joe Rogan believes Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will be looking for the knockout when they step into the ring together. Tyson and Jones, two legends of the boxing …read more

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CES 61 results: Nick Alley stuns John Gotti III with decision win, Jamelle Jones delivers ferocious KO

John Gotti III is no longer undefeated.
Gotti took on New Hampshire’s Nick Alley in the main event of CES 61 inside “The Tent” at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Fresh off “KO of the Year” contender, Joaquin Buckley returns at UFC 255 against Jordan Wright

Fresh off of the 2020 “KO of the Year” contender, middleweight prospect Joaquin Buckley returns at UFC 255 against Jordan Wright. Buckley became an overnight phenomenom after scoring one of …read more

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It's tough for Dan Hardy to call Joaquin Buckley's KO the UFC's greatest, but 'it's certainly up there'

ABU DHABI – Ever since Joaquin Buckley’s viral spinning back kick knockout at UFC on ESPN+ 37, the debate has raged on: Was it the greatest KO in UFC history?
Perhaps …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Joaquin Buckley praises opponent Impa Kasanganay after brutal KO loss: “God has something great in store”

UFC middleweight Joaquin Buckley praised his opponent Impa Kasanganay after being on the wrong end of a highlight-reel spinning back kick KO. Buckley landed the kick heard all around the …read more

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Joe Rogan praises Impa Kasanganay for being “graceful and respectful” after KO loss

UFC commentator Joe Rogan has some high praise for Impa Kasanganay, who fell victim to a highlight reel knockout at the hands of Joaquin Buckley last weekend. Kasanganay entered his …read more

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Video: Between the Links: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier, Joaquin Buckley’s KO, Tony Ferguson’s frustrations

Check out episode 20 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and martial arts personality Phoenix Carnevale as they give their takes …read more

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Beneil Dariush uses his UFC 248 performance bonus to fund an orphanage in Haiti

Beneil Dariush put his UFC 248 performance bonus to good use. At UFC 248, Dariush scored an insane KO over Drakkar Klose in what was a wild fight. The knockout …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2020, 1:16 am By
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SVP Not Hyped About Buckley’s KO, Gets Buried On Twitter

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Joaquin Buckley put himself at the top of every highlight reel last Saturday night (Oct. 10, 2020) after knocking out Impa Kasanganay at …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Buckley’s KO is what the UFC is all about

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Buried down on the undercard of what looked to be a somewhat unremarkable Fight Night the UFC got exactly the kind …read more

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ESPN's Scott Van Pelt responds to critics of his negative reaction to Joaquin Buckley's viral KO

There’s no denying just how spectacular Joaquin Buckley’s spinning back kick knockout of Impa Kasanganay truly was at UFC on ESPN+ 37. The UFC’s official Twitter account dubbed it “the …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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As incredible as Joaquin Buckley's viral KO was, it's not the greatest in UFC history. Here's why. | Opinion

In the hours after a mind-bending knockout by Joaquin Buckley at UFC on ESPN+ 37, a question: How does one judge the greatest knockout in UFC history?
Do you mainly value …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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KSW 55 Results & Video: Watch Khalidov reclaims title with amazing switch kick KO

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40-year-old KSW legend Mamed Khalidov reclaimed the middleweight title with an epic KO. Saturday night was the night for wild finishes. In the UFC Joaquin Buckley made himself …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Impa Kasanganay releases statement after scary KO loss at UFC Fight Island 5

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Impa Kasanganay is keeping a positive attitude after suffering the first loss of his career.
The previously unbeaten middleweight ended up on the wrong end …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Joaquin Buckley gets props from Dana White following insane KO over Impa Kasanganay

UFC middleweight Joaquin Buckley posted a video of him getting props from UFC president Dana White following his big KO win on Fight Island. Buckley earned himself a $50,000 bonus …read more

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Referee Marc Goddard praises Impa Kasanganay for positive attitude following brutal KO loss to Joaquin Buckley

Referee Marc Goddard praised middleweight Impa Kasanganay for his positive attitude following a brutal KO loss to Joaquin Buckley. Kasanganay was on the wrong end of one of the greatest …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 37: Sandhagen's potential, Buckley's viral KO, more

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 37 on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Tanner Boser owns fan who took cheap shot at teammate KB Bhullar

UFC heavyweight Tanner Boser owned a fan who took a cheap shot at his teammate KB Bhullar after a KO loss to Tom Breese on Fight Island. Bhullar is a …read more

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Joaquin Buckley & Dana White Share Emotional Moment Following Sensational KO

Joaquin Buckley put himself on everybody’s radar last night with a highlight reel KO of Impa Kasanganay. Buckley hit his opponent with a sensational spinning back kick in the 2nd …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Bellator Europe 10 Results & Video: Johnson beats Kongo, Landu scores flying knee KO

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Bellator Paris delivered a close heavyweight grind in the main event and a stunning flying knee KO on the undercard. …read more

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Kasanganay releases statement after devastating KO loss

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Impa Kasanganay released a comment after suffering a brutal headkick KO at UFC Fight Island 5. Joaquin Buckley stole the …read more

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Joaquin Buckley on insane knockout kick at UFC Fight Island 5: “I call it Wakanda style”

UFC middleweight Joaquin Buckley commented on his insane KO kick at UFC Fight Island 5, saying he calls it “Wakanda Style.” Buckley picked up one of the most stunning knockouts …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 recap: Sandhagen scores spinning kick KO over Moraes

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Cory Sandhagen got back to winning ways at UFC Fight Island 5, finishing Marlon Moraes with a spinning kick. In the …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2020, 11:46 am By
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UFC Fight Island 5 Bonuses: Joaquin Buckley cashes in with ridiculous KO

Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen event at Flash Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, the fight promotion announced the recipients of the performance-based bonuses.

In …read more

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Pros react to what many fans are calling “the greatest KO in history” by Joaquin Buckley

Middleweight fighter Joaquin Buckley scored what many are calling “the greatest KO in history” at tonight’s UFC Fight Island 5 event. Buckley (11-3 MMA) squared off with Impa Kasanganay on …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 37 video: Dricus Du Plessis debuts with faceplant KO of Markus Perez

Dricus du Plessis scored an emphatic knockout of Markus Perez in his octagon debut Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 37.
Du Plessis (15-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), a former KSW and EFC …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Joaquin Buckley on ‘surreal’ headkick KO at UFC Fight Island 5: ‘I call it Wakanda style’

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Joaquin Buckley is a shoo-in for a performance bonus, but he may also have earned himself the “Knockout of the Year” …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2020, 12:46 am By
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UFC fighters react to Buckley's spectacular KO of Kasanganay

Buckley wowed his peers with his back kick that knocked out Kasanganay on “Fight Island” on Saturday night. …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 prelims results & video: Joaquin Buckley’s epic KO

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Check out the results and highlights from the UFC Fight Island 5 prelims, where Joaquin Buckley landed one of the greatest …read more

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Video: Joaquin Buckley’s KO is one of the best in UFC history

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Impa Kasanganay got annihilated by a spinning back kick that was out of this world. As far as I’m concerned, there …read more

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Bellator Europe 10 video: Check out Yves Landu's wild KO knee — and wilder dance moves

Yves Landu’s nickname is “You Know,” and as The Notorious B.I.G. once said, “If you don’t know, now you know.”
The Paris native couldn’t have picked a better spot to make …read more

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Former UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson set to make Bellator debut against KO artist Melvin Manhoef

Former UFC light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson will make his Bellator debut when he takes on veteran striker Melvin Manhoef. Bellator president Scott Coker confirmed to CBS Sports’s Brian Campbell …read more

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Video: UFC vet Magomed Bibulatov gets insane spinning kick KO at ACA 112

Magomed Bibulatov put his name in the running for “Knockout of the Year” on Sunday with a ridiculous finish at ACA 112.
Bibulatov (17-2), who had a three-fight UFC stint from …read more

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Posted on October 4, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Video: Former Brave CF champ Carlston Harris scores brutal KO at Shooto Brasil 101

Carlston Harris scored two knockouts in a row since losing the Brave CF welterweight title. | Marcell Fernandes

Former Brave CF welterweight champion Carlston Harris dismantled Alex Santos at …read more

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RIZIN 24 results and video: Nasukawa cruises, Asakura gets soccer kick KO

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Tenshin Nasakawa remains perfect in pro kickboxing and Kai Asakura got his second soccer kick finish in a row at RIZIN 24. RIZIN roared back into …read more

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Jon Jones pondering return to light heavyweight following Jan Blachowicz’s KO win over Dominick Reyes

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is pondering a return to 205-pounds following Jan Blachowicz’s KO victory over Dominick Reyes. ‘Bones’ had announced that he would be vacating his …read more

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Jermell Charlo unifies 154 lbs titles with body jab KO of Jeison Rosario

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It was a winning night for both Charlo twins in Connecticut. Hours after his twin brother Jermall Charlo defended his WBC middleweight title against …read more

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Dominick Reyes issues statement following KO loss to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 253

Dominick Reyes received his second title opportunity when he squared off with Jan Blachowicz for the promotions vacant light heavyweight championship at UFC 253. Reyes had previously challenged for the …read more

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Ketlen Vieira claims to have ‘grown’ since KO loss, calls defeat ‘missing piece’

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Female bantamweight Ketlen Vieira is ready turn it all around after her first professional loss. Sometimes taking one step back to …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 post-fight bonuses: Chimaev stuns with massive KO

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Check out which fighters won performance bonuses from UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley The UFC APEX Center in Las Vegas, Nevada was home to …read more

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Pros react to Khamzat Chimaev’s KO of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11

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Khamzat Chimaev made quick work of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the KO. Khamzat Chimaev only needed …read more

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Journey Newson admits he “didn’t know who Randy Costa was”, expects to earn stoppage win

Journey Newson had to look up Randy Costa when he got the call to fight him at UFC Vegas 11. Newson is coming off a KO win over Domingo Pilarte …read more

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Scary scene at CFFC 84: Jordan Totoni lies unconscious for 15 minutes after violent KO

A frightening scene went down Thursday night at CFFC 84.
Jordan Titoni laid on the canvas unconscious for about 15 minutes before getting carried out of the cage at the Horeshoe …read more

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Missed Fists: Fighter flips off opponent and scores head kick KO, Linkimaster gets down after win, more

Bayaman Nurmamat salutes his opponent at an event in Irkutsk, Russia on Aug. 29, 2020 | @kuluev_bayaman, Instagram

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Kyle Nelson doesn’t believe Billy Quarantillo is a “killer”, expects to KO him in the first round

Kyle Nelson isn’t impressed with Billy Quarantillo and his fighting style. Nelson, who has not fought since he knocked out Polo Reyes last September, didn’t have Quarantillo on his radar …read more

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Video | Dana White reacts to Tafon Nchukwi’s insane head kick KO on Contender Series

UFC president Dana White had a memorable reaction to Tafon Nchukwi and his insane head kick KO in the main event of the Contender Series. A top light heavyweight prospect, …read more

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Sunday Punch: Terry Norris destroys John ‘The Beast’ Mugabi

Norris won KO of the Year honors for 1990 with his destruction of “The Beast.” “Terrible” Terry Norris did not have a huge reputation as a fearsome puncher, whereas Uganda’s …read more

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Ovince Saint Preux punches his way to UFC Vegas 9 bonus with KO win

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the recipients of the performance-based bonuses following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 9 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The fight promotion gave out four Performance …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 Results: Ovince Saint Preux brutally KO’s Alonzo Menifield (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 9 co-main event features former UFC interim light heavyweight title challenger Ovince Saint Preux taking on Alonzo Menifield. Saint Preux (24-14 MMA) will enter tonight’s contest looking …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC: Overeem vs. Sakai - Main card preview

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Get the scoop on the hard-hitting action from this weekends latest UFC showing, headlined by heavyweight KO artist Alistair Overeem looking …read more

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Video: Josh Fremd floors opponent with nasty knee KO at LFA 89

Josh Fremd got a highlight-reel win on Friday at LFA 89.
Fremd (5-1) laid out Lamar Gosey (3-1) just 86 seconds into the first round of their light heavyweight contest, which …read more

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UFC full fight video: Aleksandar Rakic flattens Jimi Manuwa with head kick KO

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Watch Aleksandar Rakic vs. Jimi Manuwa full fight video to see Aleksandar Rakic extend his winning streak with an explosive head kick finish of Jimi Manuwa at …read more

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