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Midnight Mania! Whittaker Wants Khabib-Poirier on Same Card as Fight With Adesanya

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Israel Adesanya and Dustin Poirier won their interim titles on the same …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Chris Weidman Targets Summer Return After Latest Surgeries on Neck, Knee

Chris Weidman has dealt with a litany of injuries over the course of his MMA career, the latest of which have kept him on the shelf since last November. …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Thompson: ‘I’m Not Giving Up On The UFC Title’

When the day comes that any mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter decides the division title is completely out of reach, it’s probably in their best interest to retire from combat …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Ronda Rousey trying to have baby, will re-examine WWE future afterward

After making a successful transition from MMA to professional wrestling, Ronda Rousey may be leaving the squared circle behind for the foreseeable future.
The former UFC bantamweight champion recently became the …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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In explaining past decision, Jon Fitch provides a certain perspective on MMA drug cheats

Give Jon Fitch credit for one thing: He owned up to his decision to break the rules, and he at least attempted to explain it to us in ways we …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Chris Weidman explains why he is a ‘nightmare matchup’ for Israel Adesanya

Like pretty much everybody else inside the MMA bubble, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has enjoyed watching new interim middleweight champ Israel Adesanya compete inside the Octagon. That being …read more

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Jon Fitch wants yellow cards implemented in MMA

Jon Fitch wants to see more action inside the cage, despite what some fans may perceived about his fighting style. Jon Fitch wants to see action inside the cage and …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Bellator 220 pre-event facts: Jon Fitch's title shot makes MMA history

Bellator action returns from a nearly month-long hiatus Saturday with Bellator 220, which takes place at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., with a main card on DAZN following prelims …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Invicta's Ediane Gomes discusses pushing past suicidal thoughts following setbacks

Poineering Brazilian women’s MMA competitor Ediane Gomes has competed with everyone from Ronda Rousey to Amanda Nunes over the years. She hasn’t fought since 2017, but that doesn’t mean things …read more

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Cory Sandhagen sets sights on being, then beating, idol Dominick Cruz

Cory Sandhagen entered MMA by adopting the style of former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz. Now he’s one of the sport’s top prospects. …read more

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Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 351 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 350 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download.
MMA Junkie/USA TODAY columnist Ben Fowlkes and veteran MMA writer/novelist Chad Dundas host the weekly show …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! The Easter Bunny Has Hands

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
A video made the rounds over the weekend of the Easter Bunny …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and – perhaps most importantly – …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Deron Winn doesn’t think close friend Daniel Cormier ‘should ever worry about a guy like Jon Jones ever again’

Deron Winn doesn’t have to look far for a blueprint for his budding MMA career.
As a close friend of UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, Winn has had the opportunity to …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Florian: Holloway losing to Poirier is proof that 155 is MMA’s ‘toughest’ division

Kenny Florian talks about the deep talent pool at lightweight. Max Holloway has been a dominant force at 145 lbs, but he recently failed to defeat Dustin Poirier in his …read more

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Helwani: 16 things to watch in MMA this week

Ariel Helwani looks back at the UFC’s second ever event in Russia and ahead to an exciting weekend featuring both the UFC and Bellator. He also provides a glimpse of …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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UFC Ft. Lauderdale: Fans invited to ceremonial weigh-ins, fan experience in South Florida

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If you’re in South Florida for this week’s UFC Ft. Lauderdale card, there are a couple of fight-week events …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2019, 1:17 pm By
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MMA's week out of the cage: When 4/20 and Easter fall on the same weekend

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 April 21, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Anderson Silva defends Jon Jones legacy

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva believes that reigning light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones has done more good than bad for the sport of MMA.

Like Jones, Silva has had …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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The fighting art of MMA, defined

A basic definition of MMA specific techniques, MMA striking & MMA grappling and the overall MMA game Author’s note: this article is a heavily edited and updated version of my …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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RIZIN 15 results: Prochazka claims gold, Horiguchi and Tenshin continue dominance (Highlights)

RIZIN 15 went down on Sunday morning for those stateside and it acted as the first RIZIN event of 2019.

In the first MMA bout of the night, top strawweight prospect, …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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One-on-one with Nobuyuki Sakakibara: PRIDE regrets, and ushering a new era with RIZIN

The founder and president discusses how RIZIN has adapted to the new MMA climate in Japan, and outlines future success with the “federation” approach, welcoming both more competition and cooperation. …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2019, 6:16 am By
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Rizin FF 15 live results, video stream

Japan’s leading MMA promotion returns to action Sunday, and you can join us for live results beginning at 2 a.m. ET.
Rizin FF 15 takes place at Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2019, 2:46 am By
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Jiu-jitsu legend Ralph Gracie charged with felony assault

Four months after attacking jiu-jitsu coach Flavio Almeida during an event in Anaheim, Calif., longtime MMA fighter and coach Ralph Gracie is being charged with a felony in Orange County.
Jiu-Jitsu …read more

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Pull No Punches 14 - Rory MacDonald Expecting a Boy, Talks Bellator 220 & More

Your hosts Shak Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each week on Saturday’s at 2pm CST as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you …read more

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Borg will ‘leave MMA forever’ if he misses weight again

Ray Borg has gone on record to state he will leave MMA for good if he ever misses weight again. It’s no secret to say that Ray Borg has struggled …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Preview! ‘Reem Looking To Survive ‘Boa Constrictor’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will feature a heavyweight headliner for the UFC Fight Night 149 mixed martial arts (MMA) event going down later tonight (Sat., April 20, 2019) inside Yubileyny …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 11:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Watch McGregor Compete in Boxing Ring in Dublin

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Conor McGregor returned to his earliest combat sports roots today, getting in …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC St. Petersburg predictions

Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik are among the most experienced fighters in all of MMA and they’re being tasked with headlining a UFC Saint Petersburg rife with fresh faces.
The matchup …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Hashtag Files: How Roxanne Modafferi makes social media pay off in almond butter and gift cards

If you’re going to be a professional MMA fighter these days, you’ve got to stake out your territory on social media. The bizarre online world is where fighters interact with …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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The MMA Vivi - RIZIN.15: King Mo vs. Prochazka 2

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez return to breakdown this week’s RIZIN FF fight card in Yokohama, Japan. With picks and analysis for every MMA bout on the card. …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 6:17 pm By
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Predictions! Breaking Down ‘Overeem Vs. Oleinik’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its second appearance in Russia with “Overeem vs. Oleinik” tomorrow (Sat., April 20, 2019), its latest mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card on ESPN+. Saint …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Anderson Silva defends Jon Jones' legacy: 'More good things than there were bad'

RIO DE JANEIRO – There is no debating that Jon Jones is one of the most talented fighters in MMA history. Issues with drug testing, though, have often brought up …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Anderson Silva not ruling out final middleweight title run

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, one of the greatest fighters in MMA history, is nearing the end of his fighting career. Yet as he gears up for a high-stakes …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Alberto Del Rio weighs in on whether Cain Velasquez can succeed in lucha libre

Former WWE star Alberto Del Rio knows better than most the differences between making it big in MMA and doing so in professional wrestling.
Del Rio – also known as Alberto …read more

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Ray Borg Vows To Leave MMA If He Misses Weight Again

UFC flyweight Ray Borg announced via Twitter this week that he will retire from MMA “forever” if he is forced to miss a fight again due to weight issues or …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 11:46 am By
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Midnight Mania! Macdonald’s Coach Calls Fitch ‘Cheater’ and ‘Coward’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Rory Macdonald’s coach Firaz Zahabi was not mincing words when it came …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 4:16 am By
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The Everywhere Men

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads back to Russia this Saturday (April 20, 2019) for what could charitably be described as an “interesting” morning/afternoon of mixed martial arts (MMA) action. The …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Video: 6’6’’ Brazilian featherweight loses debut to 5’4’’ opponent

Savio Vinicius, a staggeringly tall Brazilian featherweight, dropped his debut to Celso Mao de Pedra via unanimous decision. Just how much weight can one cut for an MMA fight?
Even though …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 1:17 am By
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Firas Zahabi expects 'cheater' Jon Fitch to be on PEDs for Bellator title fight vs. Rory MacDonald

Firas Zahabi is not exactly known as an MMA personality who stirs the pot.
The Montreal-based martial artist is best known as the head trainer for TriStar Gym, which has produced …read more

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Legend Carlson Gracie to be honored with statue in Rio de Janeiro

Carlson Gracie, one of the most important coaches in jiu-jitsu and MMA history, will be honored with a statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August.
The idea to honor Gracie …read more

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UFC Featherweight Dan Ige Mistakenly Gives Blood to Non-USADA Collectors

A strange situation in the world of MMA developed this morning, when Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight Dan Ige gave blood to a tester unaffiliated with the promotion or U.S. Anti-Doping …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Ray Borg vows to leave MMA if he misses weight again

Ray Borg’s struggles with the scale have been well-documented, and if he loses that battle again, it could be for the last time.
That’s what the 25-year-old UFC fighter suggested on …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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UFC veteran Angela Magana wakes up from coma

Earlier this week, the MMA community was rocked by the distressing news that former UFC fighter Angela Magana had slipped into a coma after a complication during an emergency surgery. …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Ray Borg promises to ‘leave the sport of MMA forever’ if he misses weight again

Ray Borg has faced plenty of foes inside the UFC Octagon but his greatest enemy may have been the scale on weigh-in day.
The former flyweight title contender twice failed to …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC's Ray Borg: I'll leave MMA forever if I ever miss weight again

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Ray Borg is putting a heap of pressure on himself not just for his next fight, but apparently for the rest …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Alistair Overeem Doesn’t Think Aleksei Oleinik Fight Gets Out Of Second Round

Two of the most experienced heavyweights in mixed martial arts (MMA) history will meet this weekend (Sat. April 20, 2019). Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik will headline UFC Saint Petersburg …read more

Source:: MMANews

Roxanne Modafferi: 'We're not women MMA fighters. We're MMA fighters'

Roxanne Modafferi will fight for the 38th time on Saturday in Russia. In her own words, she details her long career, the impact of Ronda Rousey’s debut and what could …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Alistair Overeem looks back on his demolition of Brock Lesnar

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UFC and MMA veteran Alistair Overeem looks back at his high-profile UFC debut against Brock Lesnar at UFC 141 which closed out 2011. Overeem next faces Alexey Oleinik …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Midnight Mania! Nunes Plans to Defend 145-lb. Belt After Beating Holm

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
No one has yet captured and then simultaneously defended two titles in …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC, Strikeforce vet Bobby Voelker signs with Bellator

A former UFC and Strikeforce competitor with a reputation for exciting fights is back in MMA’s big leagues.
Bobby Voelker has signed a contract with Bellator, MMA Junkie has learned from …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Opinion | The most must-see upcoming MMA event isn’t one of the UFC’s

If we take a quick glance at the upcoming MMA schedule, there is always an event or collection of fights that will stand out above the rest. And as we …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Beloved former UFC staffer Burt Watson is rollin' into being an MMA promoter

He’s rollinnnnnnnnn’!
Burt Watson, a beloved figure in MMA as the former site coordinator for the UFC, is starting his own MMA promotion, it was announced Tuesday.
Burt Watson Promotions will bring …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

BE Mailbag: PEDs, MMA pioneers in the modern era, UFC favoritism?

Bloody Elbow’s managing editor, Anton Tabuena answers reader questions. The Bloody Elbow Mailbag is back, and from several of our reader questions, I’m discussing various topics such as performance enhancing …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier earns entry to ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings

After becoming UFC interim lightweight champion with his April 13 victory over featherweight champ Max Holloway, Dustin Poirier joins the ESPN pound-for-pound men’s MMA top 10. Holloway falls a few …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on April 17, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Burt Watson starts MMA promotion company

Burt Watson, a beloved backstage figure at UFC events, now has his own MMA promotion company. There is no denying that Burt Watson was one of the most beloved …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier earns entry to ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings

After becoming UFC interim lightweight champion with his April 13 victory over featherweight champ Max Holloway, Dustin Poirier joins the ESPN pound-for-pound men’s MMA top 10. Holloway falls a few …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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'My mind is right, my body is right': For Veta Arteaga, no better time to become a Bellator champion

For most MMA fighters, it takes more than three years and seven pro bouts to earn a shot at a belt in one of the world’s leading promotions.
Clearly, Veta Artega’s …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Dillashaw Using Suspension For Long-Needed Surgeries

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is using his two-year suspension from …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Olympic Gold medalist wrestler, Jordan Burroughs wants one fight in MMA

Wrestlers are rarely made as great as Jordan Burroughs. And in terms of competitors, he’s the purest of the pure.

MMA has seen several of the world’s best wrestlers enter into …read more

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Beloved former UFC staffer Burt Watson starts own MMA promotion

Now we’re really rolling.
Burt Watson, the beloved former UFC backstage supernova, is starting his own MMA promotion, it was announced Tuesday in a press release. Burt Watson Promotions will …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Nick Newell set to fight for first time since Contender Series

Nick Newell (14-2) has captured the hearts of MMA fans around the world with his great fighting skills and story of perseverance.

The one-armed Newell is a former World Series of …read more

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Is Rockhold The Man To Break ‘Bones?’

After spending his entire mixed martial arts (MMA) career at Middleweight, Luke Rockhold is ready for new scenery. Indeed, the former Strikeforce and Ultimate Fighting Championship is moving up to …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Leslie Smith set to make return as a featherweight, signs with Bellator

The last time we saw Leslie Smith compete in MMA was in July 2017. She would pick up a second-round TKO over Amanda Lemos to extend her 135-pound winning streak …read more

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Kayla Harrison: Winning PFL title, $1 million won't change MMA motivation

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Kayla Harrison has the potential to become a millionaire just over half a dozen fights into her MMA career. It’s a rare opportunity afforded to a …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on April 16, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Demotes ‘Jacare vs Hermansson’ To ESPN+

For a free seven-day trial of ESPN+ click here. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is making some programming changes to its upcoming “Jacare vs. Hermansson” mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card, …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Video: UFC St. Petersburg headliner Alistair Overeem lays waste to Brock Lesnar at UFC 141

One of the most feared strikers in MMA history returns this week looking to stay on the upswing.
Alistair Overeem (44-17 MMA, 9-6 UFC) heads to Russia for a fight for …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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ABC survey: At least 10 different MMA rulesets being used in North America 

The Unified Rules of MMA are the furthest thing from being unified.
There are currently at least 10 different mixed martial arts rulesets being used in North America, according to a …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Unbeaten Tywan Claxton meets James Bennett on May's Bellator 221 main card

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A featherweight bout between Tywan Claxton and James Bennett is the latest addition to the Bellator 221 lineup next …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Browne Getting ‘Rowdy’ During ‘Impregnation Vacation’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, is taking an “impregnation vacation” with husband and heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Travis Browne, according to her latest …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Wrestling great Jordan Burroughs: I want one MMA fight

An all-time great wrestler wants to compete in MMA. The UFC has had numerous top level wrestlers join its ranks, with the likes of Henry Cejudo, Daniel Cormier, and Ben …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 350 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 350 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download.
MMA Junkie/USA TODAY columnist Ben Fowlkes and veteran MMA writer Chad Dundas host the weekly show …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 11:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Watch NBA Star Land ‘Bones’-Approved Spinning Elbow

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Every so often you see MMA emerge, sometimes completely by accident, in …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC 236 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms.
Fighters …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Cruz Has Surprising Reaction To Dillashaw Drama

There hasn’t been a shortage of members of the mixed martial arts (MMA) community who have taken the opportunity to slam TJ Dillashaw after he was suspended two years for …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Chris Weidman opens up on his former plan to try out for the New York Islanders

We’re used to seeing Chris Weidman in 4oz. MMA gloves and Reebok fight shorts, but from the sounds of it, he nearly ended up on skates.

Speaking to MSG Networks …read more

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Garry Tonon wanted Kron Gracie grappling rematch, hopes for future MMA clash

Garry Tonon is well on his way to establishing himself as a legit MMA prospect, but that doesn’t mean he’s completely moved on from the sport that made him famous.
The …read more

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Posted on April 14, 2019, 9:17 pm By
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UFC newcomer Alex Coelho glad to debut on short notice: ‘All the pressure goes to my opponent’

Lightweight Alex Coelho is set to have his UFC debut against Alexander Yakovlev at UFC Saint Petersburg. To debut in the biggest MMA promotion in the world on short notice …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Rich Franklin to Be Inducted Into UFC Hall of Fame ‘Pioneer Wing’

Rich Franklin is heading to the Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Fame. The former UFC middleweight champion had a spectacular MMA career ,which saw him retire with a record of …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on April 14, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Pull No Punches 13 - Patrick Cote Shares Favorite GSP Memories: ‘I was freaking out’

Your hosts Shak Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each week on Saturday’s at 2pm CST as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Midnight Mania! McGregor’s Coach Wants to Get Back to ‘Doing The Positive Things’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
McGregor’s old head coach, John Kavanagh, was on Ireland’s ‘Late Late Show’, …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on April 13, 2019, 4:16 am By
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White Meeting With McGregor In Two Weeks, Envisions 2019 Return

Despite Conor McGregor’s unexpected retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) last month, UFC president Dana White still believes that “Notorious” will grace the Octagon in 2019.
McGregor, who was last seen …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2019, 12:16 am By
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‘I Messed Up’

By now, we’ve heard from just about everyone in mixed martial arts (MMA) regarding the recent drug test suspension handed down to former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, TJ …read more

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Posted on April 12, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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BREAKING | TJ Dillashaw issues statement regarding failed drug test

Earlier this month, the MMA world was sent into a tizzy when UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw tested positive for EPO. As a result, the 135-pound king was suspended for …read more

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Posted on April 12, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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‘A woman at war’: Controversial pro wrestler ‘Sexy Star’ set for MMA debut with Combate Americas

The masked wrestler “Sexy Star” is going by a different name now. Her real name, in fact.
Dulce García, one of the most well-known luchadoras of the 21st century, is set …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

'Quiet, stoic, respectful' Max Humphrey won't let Bellator 222 foe Dillon Danis change style

NEW YORK – Max Humphrey has more professional MMA bouts than the man he’s fighting at Bellator 222. But he was still the lesser known presence among all the people …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

VIDEO | Unearthed footage of Israel Adesanya sparring with ‘Rumble’

Israel Adesanya, who battles Kelvin Gastelum for the interim middleweight title in the co-main of UFC 236 this weekend, is believed to have some of the best striking in MMA. …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Live! UFC 236 Early Weigh-In Results!

Good morning! Ready to see a bunch of dudes strip down to their undies and flex?
Then you, dear mixed martial arts (MMA) fan, have come to the right place, as …read more

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Posted on April 12, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Think Gastelum Hits Hard? Watch ‘Style Bender’ Spar ‘Rumble’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania! Have we got a show for you.
Israel Adesanya is set …read more

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Posted on April 12, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Max Holloway talks potential Khabib Nurmagomedov unifier, being pound-for-pound No. 1

ATLANTA – Max Holloway’s definitive career goal is to become MMA’s top pound-for-pound fighter, and he’s willing to go through anyone to make that happen.
Holloway (20-3 MMA, 16-3 UFC), the …read more

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Ex-champ Matt Serra to T.J. Dillashaw: '(Expletive) you, T.J. This is (expletive) bull(expletive)'

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T.J. Dillashaw probably can expect a fairly steady stream of criticism coming his way for a while.
The latest MMA notable to lob some barbs the …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2895 with Steven Marrocco

Stream or download Wednesday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guest Steven Marrocco.
MMA Junkie reporter Marrocco joined the show to discuss the latest MMA news, including Conor McGregor’s arrest in …read more

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Heather Hardy Unsure If She’ll Compete For Title In Bellator, But Won’t Count Herself Out

Heather Hardy is impressively juggling both a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing career simultaneously. Hardy is currently competing at a high-level in both sports, but has undoubtably seen …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Rogan Gushes For EPO — ‘I Almost Want To Try It’

How good are the benefits of recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO)?
Good enough that world-class mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters like TJ Dillashaw are willing to risk their careers, as well as …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Heather Hardy isn't sure she'll ever go for Bellator title, but 'I don’t count myself out'

NEW YORK – Heather Hardy was the betting favorite going into a fight with Kristina Williams in October 2017.
Hardy was only 1-0 in MMA at the time but carried an …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz Claims He Knows ‘At Least Five People’ On EPO

TJ Dillashaw’s recent two-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has really taken the mixed martial arts (MMA) community by surprise. Dillashaw was busted for using recombinant human …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Joe Rogan comments on TJ Dillashaw drug test failure

This week’s news that former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw had tested positive for EPO, an “injectable only” performance-enhancing substance, sent a shockwave through the MMA community. UFC color commentator …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Joe Rogan on 'cheating' T.J. Dillashaw's EPO failure: 'It taints his legacy'

Joe Rogan was a prominent supporter of T.J. Dillashaw during his rise to MMA stardom. However, even the longtime UFC analyst and commentator can’t defend the former bantamweight champion after …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Herb Dean defends Askren-Lawler stoppage at UFC 235

Respected veteran MMA referee Herb Dean explains and defends his controversial stoppage decision during the UFC 235 fight between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler. Herb dean is one of the …read more

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Morning Report: Conor McGregor says he broke his foot before Khabib Nurmagomedov fight, in talks to return

Recently, Conor McGregor has been extremely active with his social media, reliving past glories with Paulie Malignaggi, starting a culture war with Khabib Nurmagomedov, and even retiring from MMA. Last …read more

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