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Lyoto Machida Feels Deserving Of Bellator Title Shot

Lyoto Machida has Bellator gold in his sights. Machida shared the cage with Chael Sonnen at Bellator 222 inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. This was the second …read more

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Bellator 222 Medical Suspensions: Dantas, Pico & Sonnen Earn Lengthy Sits

Last Friday night’s Bellator 222 from Madison Square Garden produced some highlight reel finishes – and the medical suspensions to match. The New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) released the …read more

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MMA SQUARED: The two most important things from Bellator 222 (and Danis)

It was the end of an era, as one legend stepped down while another added to their growing legacy. I was cageside at Madison Square Garden, drawing during the …read more

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Larkyn Dasch ‘would love’ rematch against Valerie Loureda after coming up short at Bellator 222

NEW YORK — After her Bellator 222 loss, Larkyn Dasch breaks down what went wrong, what’s next and more at Madison Square Garden on Friday night. …read more

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Bellator 222 Photos

Bellator 222 photos are from Bellator’s Friday event at Madison Square Garden.
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Bellator 222: A classic Scott Coker roller coaster

Jordan Breen reflects on Bellator’s recent tent-pole event at Madison Square Garden, where Rory MacDonald defended his welterweight title, and Kyoji Horiguchi became the new bantamweight champion, but neither man …read more

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Bellator 222 post-event facts: Kyoji Horiguchi makes history

One of the most significant fight cards in Bellator history took place Friday with Bellator 222, which went down at Madison Square Garden in New York with a main card …read more

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Lindsey VanZandt on why Bellator 222 win was her big break

NEW YORK – Lindsey VanZandt defeated Rena Kubota on Friday in the preliminary card of Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden.
Result: Lindsey VanZandt def. Rena Kubota via technical submission (rear-naked …read more

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Bellator 222: Phil Hawes talks first win in three years, Bellator future

NEW YORK – Phil Hawes defeated Michael Wilcox at the end of the first round on Friday on the preliminary card of Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden.
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Bellator 222: Robson Gracie Jr. talks second win, next generation of Gracies

NEW YORK – Robson Gracie Jr. defeated Oscar Vera with a first-round armbar Friday night on the prelims of Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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With his second retirement from MMA, Chael Sonnen leaves behind a legacy of success despite failure

On Friday night, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the illustrious career of Chael Sonnen came to an end, when Lyoto Machida finished him with a flying knee …read more

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Bellator 222 video: Reaction to Rory MacDonald's win, Chael Sonnen's retirement, more

NEW YORK –Bellator 222 is in the books, and there was no shortage of intriguing storylines coming out of Friday night’s even at Madison Square Garden.
Just when you thought you …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains retirement after Bellator 222: 'I feel like I used all of my toughness up'

NEW YORK— “The American Gangster” is hanging up the gloves following Friday night’s Bellator 222 event at Madison Square Garden.
In a heartfelt, and at times emotional, post-fight news conference Chael …read more

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Bellator 222 highlights: 'Sleeping pill right hand' stands out among big wins

Bellator 222 is in the books, and you can check out the highlights right here on MMA Junkie.
The event took place Friday at Madison Square Garden in New York, and …read more

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Bellator 222 highlights

With Bellator 222 in the books, check out the highlights from the main card Friday at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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MacDonald beats Gracie, will face Lima next

Rory MacDonald earned a unanimous decision over Neiman Gracie in Friday’s welterweight championship main event of Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden. MacDonald will face Douglas Lima next in the …read more

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Bellator 222 ‘MacDonald vs Gracie’ Recap & Highlights

Bellator 222 ‘Machida vs Sonnen’ aired Fri. night (June 14, 2019) from Madison Square Garden in NYC. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interviews from the …read more

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Bellator 222 live blog: Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie

This is the Bellator 222 live blog for Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie, a Bellator welterweight title fight at Friday’s Bellator event at Madison Square Garden in New York.
MacDonald, who …read more

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Bellator 222 live blog: Lyoto Machida vs. Chael Sonnen

This is the Bellator 222 live blog for Lyoto Machida vs. Chael Sonnen, a Bellator light heavyweight fight at Friday’s Bellator event at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Machida, who …read more

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Bellator 222 live blog: Dillon Danis vs. Max Humphrey

This is the Bellator 222 live blog for Dillon Danis vs. Max Humphrey, a Bellator catchweight fight at Friday’s Bellator event at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Danis, who is …read more

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Highlights! Archuleta Smokes Dantas With One Punch At Bellator 222

Surging featherweight contender Juan Archuleta continued his dominance earlier tonight (Fri., June 14, 2019) at Bellator 222 live on DAZN from inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, when …read more

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Bellator 222 live blog: Darrion Caldwell vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

This is the Bellator 222 live blog for Darrion Caldwell vs. Kyoji Horiguchi, a Bellator bantamweight championship fight at Friday’s Bellator event at Madison Square Garden in New York.
In their …read more

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Bellator 222 results: Taylor Turner smothers, mauls Heather Hardy for first-round TKO

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NEW YORK – Two years ago, Heather Hardy crossed over from boxing, living out a dream in her MMA …read more

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Bellator 222 results: Valerie Loureda picks apart durable Larkyn Dasch

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NEW YORK – Larkyn Dasch might’ve been touted as the “Hooters girl” in the lead-up to Bellator 222, but she …read more

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Bellator 222 Highlights! Pico Suffers Second-Straight KO Loss

Aaron Pico’s hype train continued its puzzling derail earlier tonight (Fri., June 14, 2019) at Bellator 222 live on DAZN from inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, when …read more

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Sonnen: I'll Be A Failure If I Don't Win Bellator Title

Chael Sonnen will collide with former UFC champion Lyoto Machida later tonight (Fri., Jun 14, 2019) at Bellator 222 live on DAZN from inside Madison Square Garden in New York …read more

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Caldwell Doesn’t Just Want Horiguchi’s Title ... He’s Coming For ‘Pitbull,’ Too

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place TONIGHT (Fri., June 14, 2019) at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., streaming exclusively online via DAZN. The main event will see …read more

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Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie live stream, PBP, and results

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 222 from Madison Square Garden.

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Highlights! Neiman Gracie, Darrion Caldwell In The Spotlight Ahead Of Bellator 222

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” comes to Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., TONIGHT (Fri., June 14, 2019), streaming exclusively online via DAZN. As one might expect from the …read more

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Bellator 222 Live Results Tonight (June 14)

 The time has arrived for Bellator 222. The card will take place tonight (June 14) inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. The main card will air live …read more

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Colby Covington shares date for title fight, unsure Usman will be involved

Colby Covington is claiming he will fight for the UFC welterweight title in November, when the UFC returns to New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. However, he’s not sure …read more

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Countdown! Watch Machida Vs. Sonnen Fight Preview

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., TONIGHT (Fri., June 14, 2019), streaming exclusively online via DAZN. “Prelims” undercard bouts will start …read more

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Here’s H2W Bellator 222 Tonight!

It all goes down TONIGHT (Fri., June 14, 2019) at Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” from inside Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. The Welterweight title is up …read more

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Bellator 222 discussion thread

NEW YORK – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s Bellator 222 event at Madison Square Garden, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT). …read more

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Scott Coker Explains Jon Fitch's Presence As Backup Fighter For Bellator 222

Bellator MMA will mark its return to Madison Square Garden on Friday night with a stacked card featuring championship bouts in the welterweight and bantamweight divisions. …read more

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How to watch Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie live stream online

Check out all the ways you can watch Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie, live on DAZN. Bellator MMA has a big fight card on tap from Madison Square Garden in …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 222 Results & Streaming Play-By-Play Updates

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” airs TONIGHT (June 14, 2019) from Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., streaming online via DAZN (watch it here). In the main event of …read more

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Bellator 222 Results: MacDonald vs. Gracie

MMA Fighting has Bellator 222 results for the MacDonald vs. Gracie fight card Friday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York.
In the main event. Bellator welterweight Rory …read more

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Gracie Wants To Be New G.O.A.T. After Beating ‘Red King’

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place tomorrow night (Fri., June 14, 2019) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, streaming exclusively online via DAZN. Bellator’s Welterweight champion Rory …read more

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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 222 picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez return to breakdown this week’s Bellator card at Madison Square Garden. With picks and odds for every fight on the main card. Including …read more

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Predictions! Bellator 222 Main Card Preview & Quick Picks

Bellator 222: “Machida vs. Sonnen” airs tomorrow night (Fri., June 14, 2019) from Madison Square Garden in New York City, streaming exclusively online via DAZN. In the main event, Welterweight …read more

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Machida Respects His Opponents ... Even Trash Talkers Like Sonnen

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., tomorrow night (Fri., June 14, 2019), streaming exclusively online via DAZN. Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald …read more

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Bellator 222 Predictions: MacDonald vs. Gracie

Bellator 222 is set to take place this Friday, June 14 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The promotion has put together a very solid six-fight …read more

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Bellator 222 ceremonial weigh-ins video highlights, photo gallery

NEW YORK – Bellator 222 ceremonial weigh-ins took place Friday, and MMA Junkie was on the scene.
The weigh-ins took place at Madison Square Garden. The same venue hosts Friday night’s …read more

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Adam Borics Says He's A Better MMA Fighter Than Pico

Adam Borics is facing Aaron Pico at Bellator 222 in Madison Square Garden and he is well aware of Pico’s power in his boxing and his deep wrestling background. …read more

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Video: Watch the official Bellator 222 weigh-ins in New York

Watch the official Bellator 222 weigh-ins in New York. Bellator 222 will take place tomorrow night at Madison Square Garden in New York, and all only one fighter — Mike …read more

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6 burning questions at Bellator 222: Does the fire still blaze inside 'The Red King?'

NEW YORK – On Friday night, the Bellator cage opens for business at Madison Square Garden as a stacked card of fights lands in New York for Bellator 222.
The main …read more

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Heather Hardy Knows She's Still Green in MMA

Heather Hardy is returning to mixed martial arts in the same place she made her pro debut at Bellator 222 in Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Bellator 222: Time for MacDonald to show he has fight left in him

Rory MacDonald faces questions as he defends his Bellator welterweight championship on Friday against Neiman Gracie, headlining a big show at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Bellator 222 Weigh-in Results: Title Fights Set; One Misses Weight

Bellator MMA returns to Madison Square Garden this Friday, June 7, for a stacked Bellator 222 card that features two title fights, and all title participants have successfully made weight. …read more

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Dillon Danis Feels Pressure To Perform, But Refuses To Rush His Career Along

Dillon Danis heads into Friday night’s fight against Max Humphrey at Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden full of confidence, and believes the only thing his opponent has over him …read more

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Live! Bellator 222 Weigh-In Results Video

The place is here, Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 222 “MacDonald vs. Gracie” tomorrow night (Fri., …read more

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Bring It On! Humphrey ‘Too Chill’ To Take Danis Trashtalk Bait

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., this Friday night (June 14, 2019) streaming exclusively online via DAZN. Bellator 222’s main event …read more

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VIDEO: Lyoto Machida says goal is to fight for championship after Bellator 222

NEW YORK CITY – Lyoto Machida discusses excitement over fighting at Madison Square Garden, his bout with Chael Sonnen being moved from the Bellator 222 main event, when he expects …read more

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Ricky Bandejas is Used to Taking Away Zeros From Undefeated Fighters

Ricky Bandejas is facing Patrick Mix at Bellator 222 in Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Face Offs! Watch MacDonald-Gracie, Machida-Sonnen Mean Mug At MSG

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” is locked and loaded to take place this Friday night (June 14, 2019) inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y, streaming live online via …read more

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Video: Bellator 222 media day staredowns

NEW YORK CITY — At Bellator 222 media day, the top fighters squared off Wednesday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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For Bellator Newcomer Patrick Mix, Fighting at Madison Square Garden is ‘Everything’

Undefeated prospect Patrick Mix is set to make his Bellator MMA debut this Friday against Ricky Bandejas. For “Patchy” to not only finally get the call to a major promotion, …read more

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Stephen Thompson Wants To Fight Nate Diaz

Stephen Thompson is looking to get back into the Octagon at UFC 244 in Madison Square Garden in New York City. There, he is hoping to get back into the …read more

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Bellator, Rizin proving cross-promotion healthy in MMA

Bellator’s Darrion Caldwell and Rizin’s Kyoji Horiguchi will square off on Friday night inside Madison Square Garden. Is this a one-off or could it become the norm? …read more

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Coming Soon: ‘Dudu’ Double Champ?

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., this weekend (Fri., June 14, 2019), streaming exclusively on DAZN. Headlining at the historic Garden …read more

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Lyoto Machida admits missing Chael Sonnen's trash talk ahead of Bellator 222 clash

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is all set to return to the Bellator cage at Madison Square Garden this weekend, but he admitted noticing that something was missing …read more

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Meet Larkyn Dasch, the Hooters waitress looking to capitalize on her Bellator 222 moment

When Larkyn Dasch steps out under the bright lights of the Bellator cage at Madison Square Garden, she’ll do so with an open mind, a steely determination and the belief …read more

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Bellator 222 pre-event facts: Kyoji Horiguchi looks for historic cross-promotion champ status

One of the most significant cards in Bellator history takes place on Friday with Bellator 222. The event goes down at Madison Square Garden in New York and streams on …read more

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Ricky Bandejas Believes He'll Be Too Much for Patrick Mix

Ricky Bandejas is set to return to the cage at Bellator 222, which takes place inside Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Aaron Pico says top featherweights are still turning down fights with him

At Bellator 222 inside Madison Square Garden, highly touted prospect Aaron Pico will return to the cage to take on Adam Borics. He’ll be looking to rebound from a knockout …read more

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Bellator 222: How to watch MacDonald vs. Gracie, fight card, start time, streaming info

For the second time in the promotion’s history, Bellator returns to the “World’s Most Famous Arena,” Madison Square Garden, with Bellator 222, which features a welterweight title fight at the …read more

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Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie fight coverage stream

Bloody Elbow presents fight week, fight night, and post-fight coverage for Bellator 222, set for Friday, June 14th at Madison Square Garden in New York. The main event is the …read more

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TURN UP IN MSG THIS FRIDAY NIGHT!

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place this inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., this weekend (Fri., June 14, 2019), streaming online exclusively on DAZN. The 170-pound title …read more

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Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson targets Madison Square Garden return at UFC 244

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CHICAGO – Stephen Thompson can’t wait to get back into the octagon again, but he says making sure he’s back to 100 percent before …read more

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Chris Weidman discusses move to 205, previous goal to set up Jon Jones superfight

CHICAGO — Chris Weidman discusses what he brings to the light heavyweight division, his original plan to set up a superfight with Jon Jones, and his “Madison Square Garden” curse. …read more

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Gennady Golovkin KO’s Steve Rolls in Round 4

Gennady Golovkin returned to the ring Saturday night at Madison Square Garden against Canadian standout Steve Rolls.
‘GGG’ was able to make quick work of Rolls, dropping the young fighter in …read more

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'Bellator 222 Countdown,' No. 1: Darrion Caldwell tells the casuals to wise up

The Bellator cage returns to New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden on June 14 for Bellator 222, with one fighter in particular looking to make a big statement in the …read more

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Anthony Joshua issues quick statement following TKO loss to Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua suffered the first loss of his career tonight against Andy Ruiz Jr. at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The British fighter was defeated by way of TKO in …read more

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Andy Ruiz Jr stops Anthony Joshua in remarkable upset

Anthony Joshua’s American dream turned into a nightmare, as Andy Ruiz Jr took his heavyweight titles in stunning fashion. Madison Square Garden just became the sight of one of the …read more

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Highlights! Ruiz Jr. Shocks The World, Finishes Joshua In The 7th

Andy Ruiz Jr. (33-1, 22 KO) shocked the boxing world last night (Sat. June 1, 2019) live on DAZN from inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, when he …read more

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LIVE! Joshua Vs. Ruiz Jr. Results & Streaming Fight Coverage

Three of boxing’s four major Heavyweight titles will be on the line in Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., tonight (Sat., June 1, 2019) when WBO/IBF/WBA “Super” champion Anthony …read more

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Anthony Joshua Says Ruiz is Just as Dangerous as Wilder or Fury

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr are facing each other this Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Joshua’s original opponent was supposed to be Jarrell Miller but Miller was removed due …read more

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Bellator MMA Inks Former Two-Time GLORY Kickboxing Champ

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., on June 14, 2019, featuring world champion Rory MacDonald (20-5-1) putting his Welterweight title on …read more

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Bellator 222 Now Headlined By MacDonald vs. Gracie, Not Sonnen vs. Machida

Bellator MMA returns to Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14 for Bellator 222. Originally, in the main event, Chael Sonnen was set to take on Lyoto Machida, however, according …read more

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Robson Gracie to fight Oscar Vera at Bellator 222

Neiman Gracie won’t be the only one from his family hitting up Madison Square Garden this summer.
Officials told MMA Fighting that Robson Gracie, the younger brother of Renzo Gracie, will …read more

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UFC Rochester | Sijara Eubanks believes Aspen Ladd is ‘perfect’ opponent for return to bantamweight

Sijara Eubanks had a whirlwind 10 days back in the fall. Initially, it was announced that she would headline UFC 230 in Madison Square Garden and fight for the vacant …read more

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Ben Askren got smoked at Beat the Streets, but wrestling is alive and well

NEW YORK – With over 600 local wrestlers gathered at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday night for the annual Beat the Streets benefit, you can very …read more

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KOTC Champ Patrick Mix to Face Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 222 on June 14

Unbeaten King of the Cage champion Patrick Mix has signed with Bellator MMA and will make his promotional debt at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Mike Kimbel to fight Sebastian Ruiz at Bellator 222

Two young bantamweight prospects are going to face off this summer at Madison Square Garden.
On Wednesday, promotion officials told MMA Fighting that Mike Kimbel will fight Sebastian Ruiz on the …read more

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Caldwell-Horiguchi 2 set for Bellator 222 at MSG

Kyoji Horiguchi will look to become a two-promotion champion in June at Madison Square Garden. The rematch between Darrion Caldwell and Kyoji Horiguchi is set.
Caldwell will defend his Bellator bantamweight …read more

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Horiguchi-Caldwell rematch set for June at MSG

The rematch between Darrion Caldwell and Kyoji Horiguchi will take place in June at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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