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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Says Bout With Valerie Letourneau Would be ‘Legit’

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane is ready for the cream of the crop, and feels Valerie Letourneau could give her the competition she wants. Since making her professional mixed martial arts (MMA) debut, …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2017, 11:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! McGregor rips boxing, Woodley teases mystery opponent for July

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight we’ve got Conor McGregor styling it up on the pads …read more

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PHOTO | Joe Rogan discusses TaeKwonDo techniques in MMA

It’s no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan has a very extensive background in traditional martial arts. The long standing UFC commentator holds national TaeKwonDo championships in addition to a …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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ONE Championship ratings increasing at an exponential rate

Official figures released this week show a remarkable rise in online interest and broadcast viewing figures for Asia’s biggest MMA promotion. Date compiled from Nielsen and Facebook show ONE Championship …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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Will ESPN’s Massive Layoffs Affect Its MMA Coverage?

News that ESPN was laying off more than 100 employees broke on Wednesday, but how will it affect the sports juggernaut’s MMA coverage?
It had been widely reported for some time …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 7:46 pm By
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Michael Page becoming free agent

Bellator MMA’s Michael Page possesses arguably one of the most impressive highlight reels in MMA today. The British star has managed to rack up an impressive 12-0 professional record while …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 7:16 pm By
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Michael 'Venom' Page will test free agency soon but says 'Bellator is home' for now

MMA star Michael Page only has two fights left on his Bellator contract. Michael Venom Page, or ‘MVP’, is perhaps the biggest MMA star outside of the UFC. The British …read more

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Bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt gets engaged

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is one of the fastest rising stars in MMA – but don’t expect him to be adopting the Dan Bilzerian playboy lifestyle. The bantamweight king …read more

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ONE Championship titleholder Angela Lee just a '20-year-old kid who's living the dream'

At 20, undefeated ONE Championship atomweight champ Angela Lee already has seven professional MMA bouts, a title defense and a 2016 “Fight of the Year” candidate under her belt.
The list …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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VIDEO | ‘Detective Sage Northcutt’ interrogates suspect in fake movie trailer

UFC lightweight Sage Northcutt has been playfully teased on occasion by the MMA community for being extremely kind and polite in a sport where trash talk has become the norm. …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Report: Renan Barao to return to bantamweight after short featherweight career

These days, weight cutting is a hot-button issue in MMA. This longstanding practice has left us with many cancelled fights, and worse still, many unhealthy fighters, some of whom have …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with veteran ref 'Big' John McCarthy

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest “Big” John McCarthy.
The veteran MMA referee is our in-studio guest host and talks to us about …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 4:46 pm By
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Video: Former UFC champ walks into a bar, punches MMA fan in the face

He signed the waiver… he said hit him a “2 out of 10″& I obliged #havingfun #hesaiditwasok #snm #lol #helikedit #waiver #heskindacute pic.twitter.com/sXI5ZDUDVN— Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 3:17 pm By
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The Speed Bag: Is CM Punk finally done with this MMA thing?

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosWill Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ MMA experiment last just one pro fight? It’s starting to feel that way.
Punk (0-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has kept …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 2:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Garbrandt brings Dillashaw’s mom into the trash talk

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight … Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight, Garbrandt brings TJ’s mother into the trash talk, Ben …read more

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If I Did It: Nighty Nitrous Conor

Welcome to If I Did It, the show where we confront PR kerfluffles from the world of MMA and beyond. This week we look at Conor McGregor’s latest antics, Al …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2017, 3:16 am By
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UFC Fight Night 108 injuries and medical suspensions sit Artem Lobov and Diego Sanchez, among others

The complete list of injuries and medical suspensions was released on Tuesday for those mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters participating in UFC Fight Night 108, which took place last Saturday …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2017, 6:17 pm By
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Georges St-Pierre opens up on possibility of ring rust in UFC return

This year, the MMA community celebrated as it was revealed that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon in 2017 to fight middleweight champion Michael …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 254 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 254 of the Co-Main Event Podcast is now 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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Mike Perry Says Perhaps It’s Time For Jake Ellenberger to ‘Hang up The Gloves’

Mike Perry wouldn’t be opposed to being the last competitor Jake Ellenberger has fought in his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career. This past Saturday night (April 22), Perry and …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2017, 4:17 am By
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Midnight Mania! Mike Perry discusses possibility of killing a man inside UFC’s Octagon

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight … Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight we’ve got Mike Perry talking about killing people, Al …read more

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Patricio Freire Says Latest Title Win Over Daniel Straus Shows He’s The Best Featherweight in MMA

Patricio Freire feels he has proven to be the best featherweight in mixed martial arts (MMA). For the fourth time, Freire met Daniel Straus inside the Bellator cage. The two …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Combate 14 fight card announced for Cinco de Mayo celebration in Ventura, Calif.

Combate Americas recently put the finishing touches on its upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card for the “Cinco De Mayo” holiday extravaganza at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura, Calif., …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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Alexis Davis unfazed as critics pan UFC Fight Night 108 bout with Cindy Dandois

NASHVILLE – Alexis Davis isn’t going to let some criticism get to her. As a female fighter on MMA’s biggest stage, she’s used to the gripes.
At Saturday’s UFC Fight Night …read more

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Video: Dana White enlists Snoop Dogg to implement three-step marijuana recovery program for Nick Diaz

USADA? Meet USDOGG.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White just figured out why longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Nick Diaz keeps turning down fights, despite being eligible to return …read more

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Former UFC title challenger Valérie Létourneau is officially a Bellator fighter

Bellator MMA’s run of signing high-profile free agents continues. According to the ever-reliable Ariel Helwani, the rising MMA promotion has officially picked up former UFC strawweight title challenger Valérie Létourneau …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2017, 4:16 pm By
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With dad by his side, Bellator 178 winner A.J. McKee is getting serious about MMA career

UNCASSVILLE, Conn. — The proof that A.J. McKee is serious about his MMA career was there for us to see last Friday night at Bellator 178.
In the opening bout of …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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12-year-old girl who weighs 95 pounds will make MMA debut — against an adult — on May 20 in Japan

She’s too young to go see the new Power Rangers movie — because it’s rated PG-13 — but little “MoMo” is old enough to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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Tom Duquesnoy: ‘I Will be on Board to Help Promote & Legalize MMA in France’

Tom Duquesnoy hopes to help legalize mixed martial arts (MMA) in France. With the rise of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) competitors such as Francis Ngannou and Duquesnoy, the hope is …read more

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Tom Duquesnoy says if France lifts MMA ban, he could fill up venue in Paris

Tom Duquesnoy’s name had been drifting across the Atlantic for years by the time he made his UFC debut in Kansas City on Saturday night, and if his win over …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2017, 1:16 am By
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UFC Fight Night 108 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

1 2Filed under: News, UFCSince 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 …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2017, 10:46 pm By
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Aljamain Sterling Considered Retirement if he Didn’t Get Nod Over Augusto Mendes

Aljamain Sterling’s mixed martial arts (MMA) career would’ve been in doubt had he lost to Augusto Mendes. Sterling and Mendes battled inside the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri for …read more

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Al Iaquinta: ‘I Love Fighting, But I’m Not Gonna Ruin my Body’

Al Iaquinta may decide that fighting simply isn’t worth it. Last night (April 22), Iaquinta made his return to active mixed martial arts (MMA) competition against Diego Sanchez. “Raging” earned …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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Sage Northcutt’s sister Colbey Northcutt to make professional MMA debut in June

Sage Northcutt isn’t the only fighter in his family, as his sister is about to make her pro debut. Sage Northcutt’s older sister is about to begin her journey into …read more

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Ovince Saint Preux made MMA his lifestyle before UFC Fight Night 108, and it paid off

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosNASHVILLE – With losses in four of his previous five fights heading into Saturday night, Ovince Saint Preux knew he had to make some …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2017, 2:46 pm By
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John Dodson: ‘Too inebriated’ fans need to stop booing, appreciate ‘the art’ of MMA

John Dodson has learned from experience that executing a superior game plan and entertaining the fans in attendance are two very separate, independent things.
Dodson put on a master class against …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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One-Time UFC Heavyweight Champion Maurice Smith Latest HOF Inductee

Maurice Smith, who found success in MMA, kickboxing and Muay Thai, was announced as the second member of the 2017 UFC Hall of Fame class. Smith, a one-time UFC heavyweight …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2017, 6:16 am By
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Video: UFC veteran Maiquel Falcao suffers horrific late stoppage in Russia

Is this one of the worst late stoppages in MMA history? Watch Vladimir Mineev vs. Maiquel Falcao and see for yourself. Ex-UFC fighter Maiquel Falcao fought Vladimir Mineev in an …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: 4/20, Easter, fishing and more

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 22, 2017, 6:46 pm By
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Fightweets: Will Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 actually happen this time?

WSOF rebrands, a WEC legend announces his retirement, a fight fixing allegation emerges. Just another week in MMA. And if it’s another week in MMA, there must be another chapter …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2017, 4:16 pm By
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Knockout Radio Replay: UFC Nashville Preview and UFC on FOX 24 Recap

Join Knockout Radio for their show recapping Demetrious Johnson’s historical win at UFC on FOX 24 a preview of UFC Nashville, and all the hottest MMA news!
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Dana White: ‘Demetrious …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2017, 3:46 pm By
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Mackenzie Dern issues statement on World Pro withdrawal, says she didn’t miss weight

Yesterday, it was reported that BJJ star and rising MMA talent Mackenzie Dern had failed to make weight for the Abu Dhabi World Pro jiu jitsu championship, and that she …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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Bellator 178 video highlights: Patricio Freire leaves no doubt in tetralogy fight with Straus

Filed under: Bellator, News, VideosBellator 178’s main event was an MMA rarity. Forget trilogies.
Featherweight champion Daniel Straus (24-7 MMA, 11-4 BMMA) and former champ Patricio Freire (26-4 MMA, 14-4 BMMA) …read more

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Saad Awad Admits Bellator 178 Bout Against Ryan Quinn Was Tough

Saad Awad pulled off his 20th professional mixed martial arts (MMA) win, but it wasn’t easy. Awad entered the cage at Bellator 178 in hopes of snapping a two-fight skid. …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2017, 8:46 am By
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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane on Bellator 178 Win: ‘I Did Everything That I Needed to do’

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane remains unbeaten in her professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Macfarlane took on Jessica Middleton last night (April 21) inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on …read more

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Midnight Mania! Watch insane double knockdown to Samoan drop from LFA 10

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania! It’s the weekend once again, so we have a double knockdown …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC Fight Night 108’s Artem Lobov

MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst — and aspiring professional fighter — Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 108’s Artem Lobov, who will look …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Colbey Northcutt, Sage’s sister, set to make pro MMA debut in June

Another member of the famed Northcutt family is coming to professional mixed martial arts.
Colbey Northcutt, the older sister of UFC fighter Sage Northcutt, will make her pro MMA debut in …read more

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How does Bellator 178's Tyrell Fortune feel about being punched? 'I'll find out after I take one'

Collegiate wrestler turned Bellator heavyweight Tyrell Fortune is in no rush when it comes to his MMA career.
Set to make his third professional bout as he heads into tonight’s Bellator …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2017, 4:17 pm By
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UFC/Bellator vet Maiquel Falcao gets horrible beating in late stoppage at Fight Nights Global 63

Filed under: News, VideosReferee incompetence is something that has and likely always will be part of MMA. Unfortunately, another egregious display occurred at today’s Fight Night Global 63 event in …read more

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Mackenzie Dern once again misses weight, gets removed from grappling tournament

Mackenzie Dern is one of the best female grapplers on earth. Having gone 3-0 in the cage, she’s also one of the brightest young stars in women’s MMA. If there’s …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Hopes Bellator 178 Leads to a Title Shot

After a bit of uncertainty clouded flyweight up and comer Ilima-Lei Macfarlane’s first year in MMA, 2016 ended up being solidifying, as it gave her the confidence to move forward …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2017, 12:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor: Floyd Mayweather may ‘crap his jocks’, and I could pick Manny Pacquiao

Conor McGregor says if the Floyd Mayweather fight doesn’t pan out, there’s always other boxers like Manny Pacquiao or MMA to fall back on. Wheels are in motion for the …read more

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Mike Perry Says Jake Ellenberger Will Feel The ‘Hardest Shot He’s Ever Been Hit With’

Mike Perry believes he can take out a seasoned mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran. Tomorrow night (April 22), Perry will go one-on-one with Jake Ellenberger. The two will meet inside …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2017, 10:46 am By
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Midnight Mania! Dillashaw says violence not the answer, Garbrandt calls him a little bitch

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight we’ve got Cody Garbrandt calling TJ Dillashaw a little bitch …read more

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Georges St-Pierre Says Size Will be Michael Bisping’s Only Advantage

Georges St-Pierre is not impressed by Michael Bisping’s technique. St-Pierre is set to return to active mixed martial arts (MMA) competition for the first time since Nov. 2013. He will …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2017, 3:46 am By
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UFC Nashville preview: Tonight’s role of ‘fan favorite’ will be played by Cub Swanson

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is returning to “Music City” this Saturday night (April 22, 2017) with its UFC Fight Night 108 mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside Bridgestone Arena in …read more

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Jiu-jitsu Hall of Famer Michelle Nicolini wants to repeat success in MMA with ONE Championship belt

Michelle Nicolini made history as a black belt, winning eight IBJJF World Championships in multiple weight divisions and a gold medal at the ADCC 2013. She now focuses on making …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC Fight Night 108’s Cub Swanson

MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst — and aspiring professional fighter — Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 108’s Cub Swanson, who will look …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Ronda Rousey says she’s engaged to Travis Browne

It appears that MMA power couple Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne are getting married. Ronda Rousey is getting married. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has been with UFC …read more

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Artem Lobov on Cub Swanson: ‘He’s so Wild, I Can See Myself Catching Him Early’

Artem Lobov is just two nights away from the most pivotal fight of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career. This Saturday night (April 22), Lobov battles fourth ranked Ultimate …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 8:17 pm By
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UFC champ Conor McGregor cracks Time's top '100 Most Influential People' in the world list

Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFCIt’s hard to argue against Conor McGregor as the biggest name in MMA. Time magazine concurs – and now says “The Notorious” UFC champ …read more

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Former WEC champion Miguel Torres retires from MMA

Miguel Torres, an MMA pioneer and all-time great from the lighter weight classes, has decided to hang up the gloves. Miguel Torres, who is considered as one of the pioneers …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 6:46 pm By
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Miguel Torres: ‘I officially announce my retirement from mixed martial arts’

What a long, strange trip it’s been.
Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) bantamweight champion, Miguel Torres, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) on Wednesday (April 19, 2017) after more than 17 …read more

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Latest UFC rankings update: Robert Whittaker smashes his way into top five at 185 pounds

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently wrapped its UFC on FOX 24: “Johnson vs. Reis” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on network television (full results here), which took place last weekend …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 3:46 pm By
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Conor McGregor makes TIME Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people

Conor McGregor is the biggest star in MMA, and arguably the biggest star in combat sports outright. It’s for this reason that he’s become the highest paid fighter in MMA …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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Former pound-for-pound great, WEC champ Miguel Torres announces MMA retirement

After a career that stretched more than 15 years, former WEC champion and onetime pound-for-pound great Miguel Torres has announced his retirement from MMA.
The 36-year-old fighter, based just outside Chicago …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 1:47 pm By
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MMA veteran Nate Quarry rips “greedy, selfish” UFC over Reebok deal

Nate Quarry, who is a TUF veteran and former UFC middleweight title challenger, is involved in a class action lawsuit against the UFC, and stands out as one of the …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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Miguel Angel Torres Retires From MMA, Releases Statement

After 53 professional mixed martial arts (MMA) bouts, Miguel Angel Torres has retired. Torres was once the most dominant bantamweight in the sport. He ruled World Extreme Cagefighting’s (WEC) 135-pound …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 12:16 pm By
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BE’s Baddest nomination thread: Who is MMA’s greatest lightweight of all time?

It’s the return of the BE’s Baddest tournament, with a key question – who is the greatest MMA Lightweight of all time? In the immortal words of that guy …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 11:16 am By
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Eddie Wineland Feels One Punch Can Spell Trouble For John Dodson

Eddie Wineland has great faith in his punching power. Wineland certainly can be justified in having confidence in his hands. In his 23 professional mixed martial arts (MMA) victories, Wineland …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 10:16 am By
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Luke Rockhold Eyeing Anderson Silva Bout, But Would Settle For Robert Whittaker

Luke Rockhold has two opponents in mind for his return to active mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. Rockhold hasn’t competed since his stunning knockout loss to Michael Bisping back in …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2017, 9:47 am By
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Midnight Mania! Ludwig says Cruz was a tougher matchup than Garbrandt

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight we’ve got Duane Ludwig sounding off on Dillashaw-Garbrandt, potential good …read more

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Ed Ruth Plans to Work His Striking Against David Mundell at Bellator 178

Over the course of his first two MMA fights, there’s been little that middleweight prospect Ed Ruth hasn’t done correctly.
In his bouts against Dustin Collins-Miles and Emanuele Palombi, Ruth has …read more

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UFC adds Teruto Ishihara vs. Gray Maynard to TUF 25 Finale

Teruto Ishihara will face the most experienced opponent in his MMA career in July, as he meets two-time lightweight title contender Gray Maynard at TUF 25 Finale in Las Vegas.
The …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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Daniel Straus: ‘I Had Patricio Freire Figured Out a While Ago’ (Exclusive)

Bellator featherweight champion Daniel Straus doesn’t appear to be bothered by much. Straus hasn’t competed in a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) bout since Nov. 2015 due to a bad …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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World Series of Fighting Morphs into $10 Million Professional Fighters League

The Professional Fighters League on Wednesday announced the formation of the world’s only mixed martial arts (MMA) league. The new league will debut in January 2018 with a $10 …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2017, 5:46 pm By
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WSOF goes back to the future, rebrands as Professional Fighters League

The World Series of Fighting originally was conceived as a tournament, pitting 16 fighters against each other for a $1 million payout.
Bearing the name World Series of MMA, the upstart …read more

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UFC on FOX 24 ‘Fight Motion’ video: Watch Rose Namajunas head kick Michelle Waterson in super-slow motion

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC on FOX 24: “Johnson vs. Reis” mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which took place inside Sprint Center in Kansas …read more

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WSOF, inexplicably, transmogrifies into Professional Fighters League

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) is no more.
Taking its place is Professional Fighters League, a mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion that will feature seasons, kind of like baseball, spanning 10 …read more

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Midnight Mania! Cris Cyborg claims she is fighting Germaine de Randamie at UFC 214, but nothing is official yet

Bringing you the weird and the wild from the world of MMA, each and every weeknight … Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight, we’ve got Cris Cyborg claiming she’s going to …read more

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Germaine de Randamie vs. Cris “Cyborg” Justino UFC 214 rumors get shut down

If you’ve had your finger on the pulse of the MMA world today, you’ve likely come across the rumors that featherweight destroyer Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be getting her long-awaited …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2017, 1:17 am By
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LFA 9's highlight-reel head kick author Sabina Mazo knows she'll reach top – but is in no rush

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, Radio Highlight, VideosIf you were anywhere near online MMA content since Friday night, chances are you stumbled into this highlight-reel knockout by Sabina Mazo …read more

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Free fight! Watch Ovince Saint Preux mangle, strangle Nikita Krylov at UFC 171 (Video)

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight stalwart Ovince Saint Preux will make his return to the Octagon at the UFC Fight Night 108 mixed martial arts (MMA) event this Saturday …read more

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Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 253 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 253 of the Co-Main Event Podcast is now 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! Dana White claims McGregor vs Mayweather still ‘not close’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight … Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight, we’ve got Dana White giving an update (or lack …read more

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Inspired by Mattis and McMaster Appointments, Retired Tim Kennedy Announces Army Re-Enlistment

Ultimate Fighting Championship and Strikeforce veteran Tim Kennedy has figured out what’s next for him after retiring from MMA: it’s a comeback, but not one that involves headed back to …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Inspired by Mattis and McMaster Appointments, Tim Kennedy Announces Army Re-Enlistment

Ultimate Fighting Championship and Strikeforce veteran Tim Kennedy has figured out what’s next for him after retiring from MMA: it’s a comeback, but not one that involves headed back to …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on April 18, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Cub Swanson Feels There Are More Deserving Fighters of UFC Spot Than Artem Lobov

Cub Swanson doesn’t think too highly of Artem Lobov’s brash attitude or his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Swanson is set to meet Lobov this Saturday night (April 22) …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on April 17, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Sumo, WWE, and MMA star Akebono placed in medically induced coma following match

Alarming news has many people worried after finding out that Akebono was recently placed into a medically induced coma in Japan.
According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the 47-year-old combat sports …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Christy Mack opens up in her first interview since War Machine was found guilty of nearly killing her in 2014

HBO’s ‘Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel’ is examining domestic violence in the sport of MMA and will feature an interview with Christy Mack following the trial of her ex Jon …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on April 17, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Tim Kennedy explains decision to reenlist in US Army Special Forces: we’re here to win a war

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Earlier this year, former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from MMA. Since then, the former fighter has stayed very busy, and …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2017, 1:46 pm By
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Saulo Cavalari Plans on Making MMA Debut by Late 2017

Saulo Cavalari is set to make a transition to mixed martial arts (MMA) soon. The former GLORY light heavyweight champion has a staggering kickboxing record of 60-5. His last outing …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on April 17, 2017, 1:46 am By
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Former GLORY light heavyweight champion Saulo Cavalari announces transition to MMA

One of the best strikers in the world is getting ready to make his MMA debut.
Saulo Cavalari, a former GLORY light heavyweight champion who holds an impressive 60-5 record with …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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UFC on FOX 24 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

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on April 16, 2017, 10:46 pm By
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UFC on FOX 24 post-event facts: Demetrious Johnson is rewriting the UFC record books

Filed under: News, UFCUFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson again displayed why he’s MMA’s top pound-for-pound fighter when he defeated Wilson Reis in Saturday’s UFC on FOX 24 headliner.
Johnson (26-2-1 MMA, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on April 16, 2017, 6:46 pm By
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Aljamain Sterling forced to change his fighting style due to 'lack of knowledge' from judges

KANSAS CITY – Aljamain Sterling speaks to the media at UFC on FOX 24 about his decision victory over Augusto Mendes, his discontent with judging in MMA, snapping his two …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on April 16, 2017, 4:16 pm By
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Video: PRIDE vet Krazy Horse brutally knocked out with knee in China

PRIDE veteran Charles Bennett was on the receiving end of a face-plant KO in China. Charles Bennett, better known in MMA circles as Krazy Horse, was on the receiving end …read more

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‘Mighty Mouse’ Willing to Face Garbrandt at 125, But ‘He Doesn’t Get to Dictate’ Fight Terms

In recent weeks, a hypothetical superfight between Demetrious Johnson and Cody Garbrandt has become a hot topic in the MMA community. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Wilson Reis vs. Hector Sandoval full fight video

At UFC 201 back in July 2016, Wilson Reis battled Hector Sandoval in the preliminary portion of the card. That night, Reis improved his professional MMA record to 21-6 by …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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