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Live! UFC Raleigh Early Weigh-In Results!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just one day away from its UFC Fight Night 166 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 2:17 pm By
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Midnight Mania! One Featherweight Vs. Two Atomweights!

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
This is the type …read more

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Two-time NCAA finalist Bryce Meredith says eventual move to MMA was ‘written in stone’

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MMA will soon welcome another accomplished wrestler when two-time NCAA finalist Bryce Meredith makes his move to the sport.
The University …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Video: Boxing champ Ava Knight anxious to fix MMA mistakes at Bellator 238

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – Boxer turned MMA fighter Ava Knight talks about her second professional cage fight, which takes place Saturday at Bellator 238. …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3020: Does McGregor vs. Gaethje make sense at 170?, Cub Swanson (guest)

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,020 of the podcast, the fellas react to the latest MMA news and notes. …read more

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France sports minister selects committee to regulate MMA

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France now has an oversight body for the regulation of legal MMA.
After a one-month delay, the French Sport Ministry on Tuesday announced the selection …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 5:17 pm By
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Video: Aaron Pico calls losses ‘lack of understanding of MMA’ before Bellator 238 comeback

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – Featherweight prospect Aaron Pico talks about his comeback fight against Daniel Carey at Bellator 238, which takes place Saturday at The Forum …read more

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MMA community roasts Stephen A. Smith over pad work video

The mixed martial arts community has taken to social media in order to roast Stephen A. Smith following footage being released of him hitting the pads.

Smith has been slowly but …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Roxy Laughs Off Salty Barber Clan

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Yesterday …read more

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Back from pregnancy hiatus, UFC on ESPN+ 24's Sara McMann won't repeat past mistakes

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sara McMann returns to MMA with a new mentality after a break of nearly two years which included the birth of her second child.
McMann (11-5 MMA, 5-5 …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Arum wants Crawford-McGregor two-fight deal

Promoter Bob Arum wants to make a two-fight deal between welterweight world titlist Terence Crawford and UFC star Conor McGregor – first under MMA rules inside the Octagon followed by …read more

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Faber renews UFC contract, eyes ‘superfight’ with Dillashaw

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Bantamweight veteran Urijah Faber has some plans for his future in the Octagon. Former WEC featherweight champion and MMA veteran Urijah Faber is not …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto

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“Oil can … oil can …” ESPN analyst, Stephen A. Smith, angered the mixed martial arts (MMA) fanbase when he trashed longtime …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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MMA rankings report: The difficulty of dealing with Conor McGregor after UFC 246

You knew heading into UFC 246 that there would certainly be movement in the rankings coming out of it, but maybe there wasn’t as much as expected.
The first pay-per-view of …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Analyze this: MMA Twitter roasts Stephen A. Smith's atrocious pad work

It’s about time Stephen A. Smith tried to protect himself from all his absurd MMA takes.
This past Saturday, after Conor McGregor finished Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds at UFC 246, …read more

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Line between boxing, MMA i$ getting thinner every day

(Editor’s note: This story first published at Boxing Junkie, part of the USA TODAY Network.)
The “mixed” in MMA appears to be getting more mixed all the time, a revolving door …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Hero Whittaker Donating Bone Marrow To His Daughter

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
It can be difficult …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 5:16 am By
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French Boxing Federation to Oversee Beginning of Legalized MMA in France

There is now a clear direction for the beginning of legalized MMA in France. …read more

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French Boxing Federation will oversee initial phase of legalized MMA in France

The French Boxing Commission (Fédération Française de Boxe) has been tasked with overseeing the implementation of legalized mixed martial arts in France.
France had long been one of the last European …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski too small to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov? 'Whatever, mate'

Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov may be one of the most dominant forces in MMA, but one man fancies his chances of grounding “The Eagle”.
Newly-crowned UFC featherweight champion Alexander …read more

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Masvidal: Conor McGregor ‘don’t want the fight’, so I’m going after Usman

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“I’m moving on from that fight. This dude didn’t want the fight. I’m not here to bully.” MMA fans might …read more

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Posted on January 21, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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John Kavanagh wants to see Conor McGregor fight Justin Gaethje ... at welterweight

While the MMA world debates whether Conor McGregor should face Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jorge Masvidal or Kamaru Usman, his head coach revealed he has other ideas for his star pupil.
Speaking on …read more

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Jon Jones should only move to heavyweight if the money's right, manager says

LAS VEGAS — Manager Abraham Kawa doesn’t think there’s much need for his most famous MMA client, Jon Jones, to move up to heavyweight.
The current UFC light heavyweight champion, Jones …read more

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Posted on January 21, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! First Report: UFC 246 Sold ‘Equivalent’ to 2 Million PPV Buys

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Earlier in the year, UFC moved …read more

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Posted on January 21, 2020, 5:16 am By
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Ex-UFC fighter Josh Grispi pulled from MMA return due to 'legal complications'

Josh Grispi’s return to mixed martial arts competition has been cancelled.
A former UFC and WEC fighter, Grispi (14-5), who was at one time considered a rising start in the featherweight …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2020, 10:46 pm By
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Kamaru Usman breaks silence on UFC 246 Twitter hack: 'It's a really sad and scary world we live in'

When Kamaru Usman’s Twitter began firing off offensive tweets directed at Conor McGregor hours before his UFC 246 main event Saturday night, the MMA world was taken aback.
Some of the …read more

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Despite Withdrawal, White Praises ‘Selfless’ Whittaker

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, is not the biggest fan of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who withdraw from upcoming events on …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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Maycee Barber facing lengthy absence with full complete ACL tear

UFC flyweight prospect Maycee Barber experienced the first loss of her professional MMA career on Saturday, losing a lopsided and bloody decision to 16-year veteran Roxanne Modafferi on the UFC …read more

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Pro fighter tries to get out of DUI with free MMA class offer

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A pro fighter in Florida had a creative idea for trying to get out of a DUI stop. According to FOX 35 in Orlando …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2020, 4:46 pm By
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Fury wants to box a UFC star in a cage, wearing MMA gloves

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Tyson Fury thinks a crossover bout with a UFC star would be “very interesting.” Tyson Fury has teased an MMA debut in the past, …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Sabina Mazo wants MMA world to know her name after UFC 246 win over J.J. Aldrich

LAS VEGAS – Sabina Mazo beat J.J. Aldrich with a split decision Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC 246 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight with …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Video: Watch Conor McGregor's full UFC 246 octagon interview

Conor McGregor returned in major fashion at UFC 246.
In his first fight since October 2017, McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) reentered MMA with a bang. Former UFC double champion McGregor …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Video: Sodiq Yusuff’s mother wants to fight MMA after he convinced her to train

LAS VEGAS – On the back of his UFC 246 win over Andre Fili, Sodiq Yusuff explained how he’s waited to celebrate his newly attained U.S. citizenship. Yusuf praised Fili’s …read more

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Holly Holm Reveals Father Suffered Stroke During UFC 246 Camp: ‘This Was a Lot’ to Deal With

It seems like an eternity ago when Holly Holm was at the top of her game as an undefeated former three-division boxing world champion who invaded MMA and eventually head-kicked …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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UFC 246: LeBron James, Joel Embiid and MMA stars react to Conor McGregor's win

Conor McGregor’s 40-second win wowed many of his peers and athletes from other major pro sports, including the NBA’s LeBron James and Joel Embiid. …read more

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He’s back! McGregor Wrecks Cowboy ... In 40 Seconds

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To stream UFC 246 LIVE on ESPN+ PPV click here! Even though he has not won a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight in more …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2020, 6:16 am By
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Tyson Fury wants to fight UFC champ with 4-ounce gloves, but under boxing rules

Over the past few months, heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury has expressed interest in competing in MMA. He’s even engaged in back-and-forth exchanges with top UFC heavyweights Stipe Miocic and …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2020, 2:16 am By
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BRAVE CF president discusses planned European expansion

BRAVE CF President, Mohammed Shahid | BRAVE CF

Mohammed Shahid co-founded the organisation in 2016 and his long term vision is to change the landscape of MMA worldwide. BRAVE …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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UFC 246 Results: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone

UFC 246 goes down tonight (Saturday, January 18, 2020) from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2020, 7:17 pm By
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UFC 246 Results: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone

UFC 246 goes down tonight (Saturday, January 18, 2020) from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! ‘Wonderboy’ Wants NMF Title Bout With McGregor

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
McGregor has a gigantic list of …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2020, 5:16 am By
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White: Cejudo Vs. Aldo In The Works For Brazil Title Fight

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Reigning UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo may end up getting his wish to fight MMA legend Jose Aldo after all, …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2020, 2:16 am By
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UFC 246 Predictions, Preview, & Analysis

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Conor McGregor returns to mixed martial arts (MMA) this weekend and let’s face it, “Notorious” is to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) what Christmas is …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Iranian wrestler Alireza Noei moved to Brazil for Olympic dream, but found MMA instead

Alireza Noei won six straight going into his next fight at Future MMA 11 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. | Marcos Santos, Future MMA

Wrestling is one of the main …read more

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Botched Weight Cut Cancels UFC 246 PPV Fight

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We’re just one day out from the UFC 246 mixed martial arts (MMA) event and the promotion has been forced to cancel yet another …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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'BMF' Jorge Masvidal sets 3-year timeline: 'I want to be at the highest level when I walk away'

LAS VEGAS – Jorge Masvidal is not looking to drag his career out.
Currently enjoying the best run of his MMA career, Masvidal had a remarkable 2019 and catapulted himself to …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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The fighting version of Conor McGregor has returned, and the UFC is better for it

Over six years ago, a 24-year-old Conor McGregor’s roadmap to an MMA takeover dwelled intrinsically. The dogged chase to be the best fighter in the world was truly about the …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Conor McGregor, Bare Knuckle Boxer?

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Love him or hate him, it’s …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 5:16 am By
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Dana White: Conor McGregor is one of the biggest stars in the history of combat sports

LAS VEGAS – Dana White doesn’t think Conor McGregor is merely the biggest star in the history of MMA.
White put former dual-champ McGregor’s name alongside some of boxing’s biggest stars …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Conor McGregor interested in boxing Manny Pacquiao at Allegiant Stadium

Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Even with another main event MMA bout less than 48 hours away, Conor McGregor is happy to entertain talk of another blockbuster …read more

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Watch Chase Hooper prank Jorge Masvidal: 'Why did you do that to my dad?'

Chase Hooper has us MMA media types shaking in our boots right now. Hopefully, the 20-year-old featherweight phenom is just here to take part and not to take over.
At Thursday’s …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Boxing champ Wilder confident he’d ‘end a life’ in MMA

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Undefeated boxing heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder talks about a possible transition to MMA As the long-time WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder has so far …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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Octagon Girls, Ulti-men and Chicken Monsters: Stories about UFC and MMA trademarks

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To maximize their monies, MMA promoters and fighters file hundreds of trademarks a year. The UFC, and other MMA entities, come up with …read more

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Manager: Shields hoping to juggle boxing, MMA

Claressa Shields has visions of being able to compete in boxing and mixed martial arts simultaneously, her manager said, with the women’s three-weight boxing world champion possibly entering the cage …read more

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Manager: Shields hoping to juggle boxing, MMA

Claressa Shields has visions of being able to compete in boxing and mixed martial arts simultaneously, her manager said, with the women’s three-weight boxing world champion possibly entering the cage …read more

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Donald Cerrone can’t win the big fight? ‘Motherf*cker, here’s the biggest one. Let’s see.’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Donald Cerrone has had more success in major MMA promotions than most fighters can dream.
First and foremost, he’s the winningest fighter in UFC history …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Watch UFC 246 Pre-Fight Presser Highlights

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Day by day, …read more

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Out with the old, in with the new? That's what Maycee Barber is thinking ahead of UFC 246

LAS VEGAS – Maycee Barber is representing the new age of MMA.
On Saturday at UFC 246, Barber takes on Roxanne Modafferi, who’s 16 years older and made her professional debut …read more

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Referee, Judging Assignments Set For UFC 246

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We’re just a few days out from the UFC 246: “McGregor vs. Cowboy” mixed martial arts (MMA) event, taking place …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor refutes speaking to Tyson Fury, but willing to ‘educate’ him

Heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury has recently been hinting at a move to MMA, and even claimed that he has discussed training with UFC star Conor McGregor.
McGregor, however, says he’s …read more

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Conor McGregor says he's never met Tyson Fury: 'He's a madman,' but I like him

Conor McGregor says he never actually spoke to Tyson Fury.
For months now, boxing heavyweight champion Fury has expressed interest in crossing over to MMA. In an interview with Sky Sports …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

VIDEO | Conor McGregor admits he knew who the f**k Jeremy Stephens was

Conor McGregor has delivered countless memorable lines over the course of his MMA career. One of his most famous occurred at a 2016 press conference, when after being called out …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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Cris Cyborg offers to train Claressa Shields, cautions against immediate Amanda Nunes fight

Esther Lin, Invicta FC

If Claressa Shields calls for some MMA coaching, Cris Cyborg will answer.
The former UFC and Strikeforce champ and current Bellator title challenger said she’ll …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

As new decade begins, is MMA still about the determining the best?

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Nearly three decades in, the origin story of MMA still varies by the telling. Depending on the raconteur, the Ultimate Fighting Championship either began as …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Ex-UFC fighter Paul Kelly announces MMA return after six years in prison

Paul Kelly had nine fights in the UFC, but he might be best known for the unusual way his MMA career came to a halt.
Now Kelly (14-5) is set to …read more

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Midnight Mania! Poirier Calls For 165-Pound Division

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Keyboard to the Cage: A journalist’s journey to pro MMA

Check out Keyboard to the Cage, a special vlog series that follows Bloody Elbow’s own Eddie Mercado, as he prepares for his upcoming professional MMA debut on Friday, January 31st. …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Check out the Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone prop bets ... for their press conference

Prop bets are commonplace for MMA fights, but for MMA press conferences? Not so much. Every rule has an exception, though – and UFC 246 is just that.
On Wednesday night, …read more

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Conor McGregor Blasts Notion That He’s Lost Fan Support

Conor McGregor isn’t taking those who say he’s lost fan support in Ireland seriously. While McGregor has been viewed as the biggest star in MMA, some have questioned whether or …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Alexa Grasso details cultural shift of women’s MMA in Mexico

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The women’s MMA scene in Mexico has experienced rapid growth since Alexa Grasso got into the game. Alexa Grasso is among the best Mexico’s mixed …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Watch McGregor’s Full (And Lengthy) ESPN Interview

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From Conor McGregor is poised to return from a 15-month mixed martial arts (MMA) hiatus this weekend (Sat., Jan. …read more

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Conor McGregor says Floyd Mayweather didn't honor verbal agreement for MMA fight

In August 2017, Floyd Mayweather defeated Conor McGregor in the boxing ring.
But the former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion says the boxing ring wasn’t the only place the two were …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Conor McGregor Wants Rematch With Floyd Mayweather, Boxing Matches Against Manny Pacquiao & Paulie Malignaggi

Conor McGregor begins his MMA comeback journey on Jan. 18, but he still wants to return to the boxing ring. McGregor is scheduled to clash with Donald Cerrone in the …read more

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Midnight Mania! Platinum Couple To Compete At Submission Underground 11

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight …read more

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Conor McGregor claims $80 million UFC 246 payday, billionaire status by age 35

Conor McGregor thinks some people are writing off his popularity heading into UFC 246. But the former lightweight and featherweight champion is convinced he’s still MMA’s cash cow.
If his claims …read more

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Dustin Poirier calls for 165lbs weight class

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier is calling for the world’s leading MMA promotion to introduce a weight class at 165lbs.
Poirier has fought the majority of his career at the featherweight …read more

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Conor McGregor Expects Massive Payday For UFC 246

Conor McGregor believes he’s due for his biggest payday for an MMA bout. McGregor is no stranger to massive payouts. He reportedly made around $100 million for his Aug. 2017 …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2020, 1:46 am By
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Photos: Cris Cyborg open workout at Bellator 238 media day

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Check out photos from MMA star Cris Cyborg’s open workout before Bellator 238.
…read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Conor McGregor expecting biggest payday of MMA career for UFC 246 fight

Conor McGregor is far and away the highest paid fighter in MMA history, and he expects that status to continue when he takes on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246 …read more

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On Oscar nominations day, we give you the best (and worst!) MMA movies of all time

Nominations for the 92nd Annual Academy Awards were announced Monday morning, and once again, fighting movies didn’t make the cut.
The closest thing martial arts fans probably have to a nominee …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

After almost 5-years in prison, UFC vet Kelly returning to MMA

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Back in 2013, Kelly was given a 13-year sentence as the head of a narcotics operation trafficking heroin, cocaine, and …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2020, 2:16 am By
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MMA's week out of the cage: Conor McGregor back in international spotlight

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 January 13, 2020, 12:16 am By
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KSW's best submissions of 2019: Recap a string of super subs in from Poland's spectacular MMA promotion

Polish promotion KSW had a year to remember in 2019. It staged a succession of spectacular events that delivered finishes aplenty.
We featured the best of KSW’s knockout finishes earlier this …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on January 12, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Jon Jones backing 'Cowboy' Cerrone over Conor McGregor at UFC 246

It’s a fight that has the MMA world talking, and even the pros are split on who will take the victory when Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone face off at …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Keyboard to the Cage: Ep. 1 - WTF am I doing?

Check out the first episode of this SB Nation original series, where journalist Eddie Mercado gives his training camp rundown of his upcoming pro MMA debut. Welcome to the first …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Paul Daley says he's been fired from Bellator analyst role, cites 'off script' opinions

Paul Daley says we won’t be seeing him behind the desk on Bellator broadcasts any longer.
Daley (42-17-2 MMA, 8-4 BMMA), a longtime veteran of MMA who has spent his past …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! McGregor To Bank $5 Million, Cerrone $2 Million At UFC 246

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
The Conor McGregor show …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Video: Brock Lesnar drills wrestling with Gable Steveson at University of Minnesota

Brock Lesnar is retired from MMA, but he hasn’t stopped drilling his combat sports roots.
The WWE superstar spent time Friday at his alma mater, the University of Minnesota, wrestling Gophers …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Roxanne Modafferi explains decision to message Maycee Barber with hotel-bathtub warning ahead of UFC 246

Maycee Barber’s most recent Instagram post made the rounds in the MMA community – and it wasn’t another callout of Paige VanZant.
“The Future” posted a screenshot of a direct message …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Stamp Fairtex remains undefeated, closes in on third championship at ONE: A New Tomorrow

(James Goyder is the owner/editor of AsianMMA.com)
Stamp Fairtex scored the fourth win of her burgeoning MMA career at ONE: A New Tomorrow in Bangkok on Friday. The Thai finished Puja …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Posted on January 10, 2020, 5:46 pm By
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ONE Championship 106: Stamp Fairtex extends perfect start to MMA career with first-round finish

Thailand’s two-sport martial arts champion Stamp Fairtex continued a winning start to her MMA career with a first-round finish of Indian wushu champion Puja Tomar at “ONE Championship 106: A …read more

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Fighter Gets Knocked Out, Submits Referee

ONE Championship held its “New Tomorrow” mixed martial arts (MMA) event earlier this morning (Fri., Jan. 10, 2020) featuring a “Prelims” showdown between Shinechagtga Zoltsetseg and Ma Jia Wen.
Zoltsetseg scored …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Enter 'The Twin Dragons': Josh and John Wang-Kim could be next big MMA stars

Enter “The Twin Dragons.”
Simply put, Josh and John Wang-Kim are collectively an MMA anomaly.
Their similarities aren’t just in looks, personalities, and goals. The two fighters’ respective bodies of work are …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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The Great Divide: Is Conor McGregor’s superstardom at stake at UFC 246?

The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Michael Bisping says he is ‘sick of all this talk of superfights’

Michael Bisping riles up the crowd | Esther Lin

When Conor McGregor became the biggest star in MMA, and challenged for the lightweight title while still holding the featherweight …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Chinese fighter gets KO'd, heel hooks referee Olivier Coste at 'ONE Championship 106: A New Tomorrow'

One of the most dangerous places to find yourself in the sporting world is in the center of an MMA cage or ring when the fists are flying. But MMA …read more

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Okamoto: Can Conor McGregor recapture his MMA brilliance?

His last UFC win was over three years ago when he ruled MMA, and Conor McGregor hopes to regain that status in 2020. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Gaethje Passes McGregor In UFC Rankings

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
UFC rankings are …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2020, 5:16 am By
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Bare Knuckle FC signs Olympic medalist Nico Hernandez

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An unexpected signing for the bare-knuckle boxing promotion. For the most part, Bare Knuckle FC’s roster has overwhelmingly consisted of MMA veterans and a …read more

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Boxing champ Ava Knight meets Emilee Gettys at Bellator 238

Ava Knight | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ava Knight has her second MMA assignment.
The boxing champion has been added to Bellator’s upcoming show on Jan. 25 at The Forum …read more

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