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Anderson Silva eyes 2019 return, ‘absolutely’ interested in Georges St-Pierre fight

If you thought that ‘The Spider’ was done when it came to MMA…then you better think again. The once middleweight king still has some fight left.
After Anderson Silva received his …read more

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Heavy Hands: Why cut weight in MMA?

Connor Ruebusch and Phil Mackenzie talk about the practice of weight cutting, how it shows up in the cage, and who should/shouldn’t be doing so much of it. The latest …read more

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McGregor Loves Mexicans, Nom-Nom Baby Gloves

Sounds like someone had too much Tequila.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, is gearing up for his mixed martial arts (MMA) return at the upcoming UFC 229 …read more

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Warrant to be issued for Donny Aaron, Andrea Lee's husband, after alleged domestic abuse

Donny Aaron, husband of UFC women’s flyweight Andrea Lee, faces an arrest warrant after being accused of domestic abuse.
Lee’s friend, MMA fighter Andy Nguyen, called police and filed a report …read more

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MMA pay structure makes Oscar De La Hoya 'sick,' but which end of the spectrum will 'Golden Boy' seek to improve?

Oscar De La Hoya is really doing this MMA thing. Golden Boy Promotions, of which De La Hoya is CEO, has picked out a date, filed an application with the …read more

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Oscar De La Hoya drops potential date for Liddell vs. Ortiz 3, vows to fix “terrible” MMA pay structure

UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz are going to fight for a third time. They will do so in a fight promoted by retired boxer Oscar De …read more

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Today in MMA History: When Cris Cyborg vs. Gina Carano elevated women's MMA to new heights

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De La Hoya on MMA fighter pay: ‘It gets me sick to my stomach’

Six-division world boxing champion and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya weighs in on the current pay scale of MMA fighters. A huge chunk of MMA fighters, …read more

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After avenging father’s loss to Jake Shields, Ray Cooper III wants to rule PFL

When the PFL was first conceived, Jake Shields looked as though he’d found the perfect organization to carry out the what was left of his MMA career. Not only was …read more

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Nelson Draws Kharitonov For Bellator 207 Co-Main Event

Bellator MMA has assembled a heavy-hitting co-main event for its upcoming Bellator 207 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for Fri., Oct. 12, 2018 inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, …read more

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If I Did It: Darren Till’s PR nightmare for the UFC

Welcome to If I Did It, the show where we grapple with PR problems from the world of MMA. This week we deal with Darren Till’s apparent lack of interest …read more

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Midnight Mania! GSP Says Sonnen Has ‘Smart’ Solution to Weight Cutting

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
GSP says Chael Sonnen has the smartest solution to weight cutting. Via …read more

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De La Hoya: Current MMA Pay Structure Makes Me Sick!

Pay in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) has been a hot topic for quite some time now, with many in the boxing arena scoffing at the pay their …read more

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$2,500 Gets You Cage Side For Khabib Vs. McGregor

UFC 229 tickets will soon go on sale for the heavily-anticipated “Khabib vs McGregor” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on pay-per-view (PPV), which is set to go down on October …read more

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Golden Boy Promotions applies for first MMA event in November

Golden Boy Promotions has applied to run a mixed martial arts event in November.
The well-known boxing promotion, headed by Oscar De La Hoya, filed an application last month with the …read more

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UFC 229 tickets go on sale this Friday…and they aren’t cheap

Are you planning on going to see “the biggest fight in MMA history” live and in person on October 6th? Well then get ready to shell out some cash.
Everyone in …read more

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Magnus Cedenblad announces retirement from MMA

With his injury woes refusing to subside, Swedish MMA veteran Magnus Cedenblad has decided to retire.
“Jycken” wrote an Instagram post Thursday explaining his decision to put an end to his …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Felicia Spencer: Spotlight-worthy fighter in an overshadowed division

Feeling good feels good. So when proper recognition is received, especially in a solo sport such as fighting, it feels even better.
The hard part about that in MMA is to …read more

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Ride Or Die!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion and several hundred fighters under his employ. He can pretty much pick and choose …read more

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UFC Making ‘Badass’ Documentary Featuring Donald Trump

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will mark 25 years in mixed martial arts (MMA) with a special “UFC 25 Years in Short” documentary, which as the name suggests, will be compromised …read more

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Six-Time UFC Veteran Magnus Cedenblad Announces Retirement from MMA

Swedish middleweight Magnus Cedenblad is calling it a career. …read more

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You won't believe how fast and brilliantly Matteo Charles paints Khabib and Conor

The art world and MMA world have mashed up before, but perhaps never quite like this.
Matteo Charles is a self-taught artist from Sydney. He’s also a practicing martial artist who …read more

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Tibau Turned Down Gomi Fight To Bake Cookies

Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran, Gleison Tibau, recently parted ways with the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion after failing to come to terms on a new …read more

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Georges St-Pierre claims Chael Sonnen proposed the “best solution” for weight-cutting problems

Extreme weight-cutting is one of the biggest problems in MMA at present. Not only is it incredibly dangerous, but it also frequently derails fight cards, as fighters often miss their …read more

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UFC middleweight Magnus Cedenblad announces MMA retirement

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Approaching two years since his most recent fight, UFC middleweight Magnus Cedenblad today announced his retirement from MMA.
Cedenblad (14-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC), a 36-year-old …read more

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Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 318 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 318 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download.
MMAjunkie/USA TODAY columnist Ben Fowlkes and Bleacher Report lead MMA writer Chad Dundas host the weekly …read more

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Midnight Mania! A Lot of QAnon Conspiracy Theorists are MMA, Joe Rogan Fans

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
QAnon, the truly bizarre conspiracy theory that posits Trump and Mueller as …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: Chael Sonnen has best solution to MMA's weight-cutting issues

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That weight-cutting is a big problem in MMA, most people can agree on. It’s in the attempt of finding alternatives, though, that the issue …read more

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No, That’s Not Baby Puke

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send Jimi Manuwa into enemy territory to battle hometown favorite Glover Teixeira at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 137 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on …read more

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Duane Ludwig would still like T.J. Dillashaw to go for UFC flyweight title next

T.J. Dillashaw wants to prove himself to be the greatest MMA fighter who ever lived. And the blueprint for that label is already being laid out.
Duane Ludwig, Dillashaw’s coach, told …read more

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Raphael Assuncao on next bantamweight title shot: I’ve done everything I have to do

One of the most intense debates in MMA at present surrounds who deserves the next crack at UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. There are those who feel the opportunity should …read more

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From fighter to MMA analyst, Laura Sanko a natural

Watching Laura Sanko deliver powerful monologues about Ian Heinisch and Devonte Smith on this season’s final two episodes of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, you wouldn’t know that the …read more

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Bruno Silva says he’s fighting Artem Frolov for the M-1 title in September

CURITIBA, BrazilBruno Silva scored the biggest win of his MMA career in June, and that sort of changed his plans for the future.
Four months after stopping Gennadiy Kovalev …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2018, 12:16 am By
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‘Shogun’ Rua Doesn’t Plan On Retiring From MMA Any Time Soon

Rua plans on soldiering on and finishing his UFC contract despite a bad KO loss in his last outing. In 2003, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua exploded onto the MMA scene at …read more

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Two years after career-ending injury, Evangelista Santos has no intentions to return to MMA

Retirements in MMA don’t seem all that definitive. New names are always being added to the list of fighters who eventually return to competition months or years after announcing the …read more

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This Week in KOs - RIZIN.12, Glory, & LFA

A quiet weekend for MMA doesn’t mean there’s not still plenty of fight stopping action to go around. MMA highlight Twitter never sleeps, so enjoy the best of the best …read more

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Bellator champ Darrion Caldwell lauds Dominick Cruz for pushing game to 'another level'

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is regarded as one of the best minds in the MMA business. The ability to work side-by-side with him on almost a daily basis …read more

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The MMA community showed love to UFC's Joe Rogan on his 51st birthday

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One of the most beloved figures in the sport turned 51 on Saturday, and there was outpour of support from the MMA community.
Longtime UFC …read more

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Dana White considers Conor McGregor “one of the most underrated fighters in the UFC”

As the man behind the biggest pay-per-views the UFC has ever promoted, Conor McGregor is the biggest star in MMA history. As the previous owner of two UFC titles, and …read more

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Shogun plans to finish out UFC contract, then ‘take a break’

Legendary light heavyweight Mauricio Rua talks about his future in MMA, and how much longer he’ll be competing in the UFC. Last month, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua …read more

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Rizin 12 results: Invicta matchmaker Kaitlin Young outclasses King Reina

Invicta matchmaker Kaitlin Young outclassed highly touted prospect King Reina at Rizin 12 on Sunday in Nagoya, Japan.
Young hadn’t competed in MMA since her 2014 loss to Raquel Pa’aluhi …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw tells Gervonta Davis to ask 'daddy Mayweather' for MMA fight

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T.J. Dillashaw’s second knockout of Cody Garbrandt has only made him more of a target.
Dillashaw (15-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) continues to goad WBA super …read more

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Lee Enters UFC 229 Training Camp With No Opponent

Kevin Lee is doing everything in his power to land on the biggest mixed martial arts (MMA) card of the year and it’s pretty admirable.
The former UFC lightweight title challenger …read more

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Posted on August 11, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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MMA's week out of the cage: Henry Cejudo's title tour, MMA at the White House

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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Always a teacher at heart, UFC vet George Sotiropoulos opens his own gym in Melbourne

During the sugar boom that MMA underwent from 2006 to 2015, George Sotiropoulos experienced just about as many highs and lows as any one fighter can. For the first half …read more

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Coach: Jon Jones is developing one-strike KO power

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones holds some of the most impressive victories in MMA history, having finished some of the best light heavyweights on earth in their competitive …read more

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Feature: MMA Behind The Lens - Part 2

Amy Kaplan, Andy Cowan, and Gary Vasquez take us behind the lens of an MMA photographer. Welcome to Part 2 of MMA Behind The Lens. This two-part feature focuses on …read more

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White: McGregor is one of the UFC’s most underrated fighters

UFC president Dana White believes that MMA’s biggest star is also one of the most underrated in terms of actual fighting ability. After almost two full years away from the …read more

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Roger Huerta steps in on short notice to fight Patricky Freire at Bellator 205

Roger Huerta certainly doesn’t seem to mind facing some of the best Bellator has to offer.
Huerta, the longtime MMA veteran, will step in on short notice to fight Patricky Freire …read more

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Midnight Mania! Couture Calls Khabib “Brilliant” Ahead of UFC 229

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Former UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Randy Couture isn’t sure that …read more

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Rousimar Palhares talks shirtless photo that went viral, what’s next for him in MMA and grappling

Rousimar Palhares is eight days away from a grappling match with rising jiu-jitsu sensation Craig Jones at KASAI Pro 3, but the topic of the week on social media was …read more

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Cris Cyborg on legacy, 'politics' of fighting and meetings with Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey

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It’s undeniable that Cris Cyborg is one of the most dominant fighters who’s ever competed in MMA, be it in the men’s or women’s …read more

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MMA fighter Alexandre Pereira Silva out of coma after weight cut gone wrong, recovery being called a miracle

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — It’s been 196 days since Alexandre Pereira Silva was hospitalized after attempting to make weight for his professional MMA debut at Shooto Brazil 80.
Now, …read more

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Boxing champ Gervonta Davis calls out TJ for MMA fight: I will knock him out

T.J. Dillashaw gets into a spat with boxer Gervonta Davis on Twitter. T.J. Dillashaw’s rivalry with Cody Garbrandt might have reached its conclusion at UFC 227, but the reigning bantamweight …read more

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Blaydes: UFC Fans Fascinated By Big Muscles, Ugly Tattoos

Brock Lesnar is not a very good mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.
That’s according to top-ranked heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes, who smashed his way up the 265-pound ladder and positioned himself …read more

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Elijah Johns Going to Give Eddie Brown ‘A New Look’ at LFA 47

Over the course of a year and a half, featherweight prospect Elijah Johns has quickly made his way through MMA from just starting in the sport to getting in his …read more

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WTF Happened To Paul Harris?

Palhares poses ahead of his Craig Jones grappling match at KASAI Pro 3 on Aug. 18. If Rousimar Palhares spent as much time perfecting his mixed martial arts (MMA) technique …read more

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TJ Dillashaw and Gervonta Davis trade shots over potential MMA bout

Move over Dominick Cruz, Marlon Moraes, Rafael Assuncao and Henry Cejudo. There’s another contender for TJ Dillashaw’s UFC bantamweight title, and he’s not even a mixed martial artist.
Shortly after Dillashaw …read more

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CM Punk Sued by Co-Defendant in Connection With WWE Defamation Suit

Back in June of this year, just days before CM Punk (whose real name is Phil Brooks) was to enter the UFC Octagon for his second professional MMA bout at …read more

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Mark Henry Explains Relationship With Dustin Poirier After Confrontation at UFC Calgary

Mark Henry, one of the most respected coaches in MMA, has spoken about the friction between himself and Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and what transpired after the …read more

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Bas Rutten Thinks Conor McGregor Has a Puncher’s Chance Against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor will make his return to the octagon at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 against lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor last fought MMA in November …read more

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Midnight Mania! Former UFC Champion Mark Coleman Victim of Sexual Abuse by Ohio Doctor

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Former Olympian and UFC champion Mark Coleman is among the over 100 …read more

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Damon Jackson Plans to ‘Get in Nate Jennerman’s Face’ in LFA 47 Title Bout

Looking back over the development as a fighter over the course of his first six years of MMA, featherweight Damon Jackson feels like the biggest area he’s learned has been …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 1 Cast Assembles for 14-Year Reunion

The cast of “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 1 may have mostly retired or moved on from MMA, but the majority of cast members assembled for a 14-year reunion this week, …read more

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VIDEO | UFC vet turned star pro wrestler Matt Riddle thinks, ‘the UFC is grasping for straws’

“I think that UFC is grabbing for straws. I don’t think all the other companies are shutting down for no reason, I think there is a reason. MMA is losing …read more

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Bas Rutten Thinks Favors Conor McGregor Has a Puncher’s Chance Against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor will make his return to the octagon at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 against lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor last fought MMA in November …read more

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We’re re-watching Ngannou vs. Lewis from UFC 226

Zane Simon, Connor Ruebusch, & Phil Mackenzie are back to take their MMA medicine once again. With a dose of the worst fights they can find, focusing on the UFC, …read more

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Bellator bantam champ Darrion Caldwell wants featherweight champ 'Pitbull' by year's end

Bellator bantamweight champ Darrion Caldwell wants to be the next champ-champ in MMA.
Caldwell today told MMAjunkie he wants to face featherweight titleholder Patricio Freire (27-4 MMA, 15-4 BMMA) by year’s …read more

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Feature: MMA Behind The Lens - Part 1

Shooters Esther Lin and Ryan Loco share their knowledge (and tips) about the world of combat sports photography. Editor’s Note: Like all sports, MMA thrives in the visual space. Articles …read more

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Vick Inviting You To A Pity Party For ‘Dumb Ass’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently announced the main event between James Vick and Justin Gaethje for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 135 mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card, held inside …read more

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MMA Squared Ep. 27: A Cautionary Tale

With two weeks of no UFC, we take a moment consider the legacy of Conor McGregor and the future of MMA. This is part 1 of a continuing story. …read more

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White: We Pay McGregor Like He’s Part Owner

Equality is sooooo 2015. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has finally been able to entice former lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, to come back to mixed martial arts (MMA) and compete against …read more

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Till Doesn’t Care If You’re Offended By His Parenting Skills

The “dumb c*nts” are at it again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has given top welterweight contender, Darren Till, an opportunity that most mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters won’t get and …read more

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Morning Report: Darren Till explains controversial quotes on not caring about his family

Darren Till understands how distractions can hinder growth in an MMA career. When Till was a teenager, he was stabbed during a fight in a nightclub, causing his coach to …read more

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Grant embracing change of scenery and the grind of MMA

As a former stuntman, Dwight Grant had been in more frightening situations, namely making a nine-foot jump off a New York City skyscraper to a ledge below just days before …read more

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Midnight Mania! Of Course Logan Paul Thinks He Could Fight In The UFC

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Logan Paul thinks he could fight either CM Punk or Conor McGregor …read more

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Controversial YouTube personality Logan Paul wants a UFC fight

Some YouTube nerd wants to fight in the UFC. Lots of people that are considered “celebrities” nowadays have talked about fighting in MMA. There’s rapper Wiz Khalifa, who might …read more

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Video: Rising boxing star Regis Prograis trains BJJ in Brazil

It appears as if exciting 140-pound boxing talent Regis Prograis also has tremendous respect for MMA, and is even training jiu-jitsu in Brazil. Junior welterweight boxer Regis Prograis (22-0, 19 …read more

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Cris Cyborg is down to lose to Ronda Rousey in WWE

For a time, one of the biggest super fights possible in MMA was one pitting former Strikeforce and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey against former Strikeforce, Invicta, and now …read more

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Bellator champ Rory MacDonald has two title fights booked at once – and it's a handful

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It’s not often an MMA fighter has two fights lined up simultaneously. Not only is Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald in …read more

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Greg Hardy opens up on being UFC ready, facing haters, picking MMA over football after DWCS 16 win

LAS VEGAS – After another first-round knockout on Dana White’s Contender Series, former NFL All-Pro Greg Hardy said he’s ready for the UFC.
At the same time, the MMA heavyweight is …read more

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White: Expect Two Million PPV Buys For McGregor’s Return

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, already holds the record for most mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view (PPV) buys at 1.6 million for his Nate Diaz rematch …read more

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UFC Bringing The Ultimate Fighter To ESPN

The upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will be the last to air on FOX Sports 1, as the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is closing up …read more

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Show Money 23: UFC lawsuit, Bellator-DAZN, McGregor’s return

The Show Money crew is back to spew their sometimes educated, sometimes random theories on the only show exclusively dedicated to the business of MMA. The Show Money crew is …read more

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Nate Diaz Cites “Commitment Issues” Ahead of UFC 230 Bout

It is not often that you’ll find the MMA community more abuzz than they were moments after Nate Diaz’s return was announced, and against Dustin Poirier no less, a contest …read more

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MMA News Morning Town Hall (Aug. 8): Lewis/Volkov, Askren, Rankings, & More

Welcome to the MMA News Morning Town Hall! Where we let the voice of the MMA community be heard! TOP STORY: Alexander Volkov vs Derrick Lewis Nearly Finalized as …read more

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Midnight Mania! Rogan: Weight Cutting ‘Sanctioned Cheating’, Worse Than Roids

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently stated on his podcast, the Joe Rogan …read more

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If I Did It: Khabib taunts the homeless

Welcome to If I Did It, the show where we grapple with PR problems from the world of MMA. This week we deal with long-time hardcore fan favorite Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Hardy wins second MMA fight in 17 seconds

Former NFL player Greg Hardy earned his second professional MMA win by knocking out Tebaris Gordon in just 17 seconds at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Greg Hardy's scintillating 17-second TKO at Dana White's Contender Series 16

Check out the top Twitter reactions to Greg Hardy’s 17-second TKO of Tebaris Gordon in his second professional MMA fight at Dana White’s Contender Series 16, which took place Tuesday …read more

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DWTNCS results: Greg Hardy scores 17-second knockout of Taboris Gordon

Greg Hardy has wasted little time in his mixed martial arts career demonstrating he has heavy hands.
The controversial former NFL All-Pro had his second pro MMA fight on Dana White’s …read more

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Dana White open to having Ben Askren in the UFC, ‘We can absolutely talk about it’

There have been multiple amazing fighters in MMA that have never fought for the UFC. Atop the list of them for many is Ben Askren.
There was once a time where …read more

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Rogan: UFC should fix weight cutting before PEDs

The longtime UFC play-by-play commentator turned his eyes to one of MMA’s longstanding problems, extreme weight cutting. UFC 227 not only provided two fantastic title fights and a string of …read more

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Tate Has A Message For UFC-Hating Diaz: ‘They Don’t Care’

Why is Nate Diaz so mad at UFC? Former champion, Miesha Tate, has the answer. The mixed martial arts (MMA) career of Miesha Tate, in my opinion, was just as …read more

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Cub Swanson's UFC 227 aftermath video is a reminder of the fighter's plight

UFC featherweight Cub Swanson has hit the roughest patch to date in 14 years as a professional MMA fighter.
At 34, Swanson (25-10 MMA, 10-6 UFC) currently finds himself in the …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2741 with Duane Ludwig, Eric Albarracin, Alex Davis

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Duane Ludwig, Eric Albarracin and Alex Davis.
MMA coaches Ludwig and Albarracin were in the corners of Saturday night’s UFC 227 …read more

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Is McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov the biggest fight ever?

Conor McGregor will face Khabib Nurmagomedov on October 6 for the UFC’s lightweight belt. Is this the best MMA has ever offered? Our panel debates. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Demetrious Johnson Discusses UFC Future

As the MMA world is now well aware, there is a new king atop the flyweight throne, and his name is Henry Cejudo. Henry Cejudo picked up the split-decision victory …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on August 7, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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New Rankings! ‘Messenger’ Delivered To P4P List

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC 227: “Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2” pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place inside Staples Center in …read more

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Morning Report: Joe Rogan says extreme weight cutting is cheating at a ‘higher scale’ than PEDs

Arguably the biggest hot button topic in MMA today is the issue of weight-cutting. It’s a complex issue embedded in the culture of the sport, with no easy fix or …read more

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