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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Rankings, Jan. 17: How high did Sergio Pettis climb at flyweight?

Yair Rodriguez picked up a win over an MMA legend in B.J. Penn in Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 103 main event.
It was impressive – a dominant second-round TKO after …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 3:16 am By
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Hisaki Kato: Nothing special about fighting a Gracie family member at Bellator 170

Hisaki Kato said he gets no special form of enthusiasm in preparing to take on a member of the family that helped craft modern MMA at Bellator 170.
Kato (7-2 MMA, …read more

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UFC Fight Night Phoenix Salaries: B.J. Penn Earns An Event-High $150,000 Purse

At UFC Fight Night 103, Yair Rodriguez ran roughshod over MMA legend B.J. Penn, but he couldn’t top him at the pay window. …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 2:16 am By
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Bellator 170's Brennan Ward says he and Paul Daley are incapable of being boring

You can understand why welterweight Brennan Ward is excited to fight Paul Daley at Bellator 170, and why the rest of the MMA world should be excited for it, as …read more

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Chapter 11 filing could be contributing factor for Blackzilians camp issues

Financial issues may be partially to blame for the recent disbanding of the Blackzilians team. MMA gyms are popping up all the time, but it’s no easy task to be …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 2:16 am By
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Linsey Williams Has Big Plans for Her Pro MMA Debut at LFA 2

Having gotten into MMA as an amateur a couple years ago, strawweight prospect Linsey Williams quickly developed a love for the sport and felt it wouldn’t be long before she …read more

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Retired Tim Kennedy vows to seek change in more ‘significant fight’

Tim Kennedy has rolled with the punches for his entire MMA career, which began in 2001 in Oroville, Calif. on the regional circuit, and ended nearly 15 years later in …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 1:46 am By
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Arum: A ‘novice’ would beat Conor McGregor in boxing, Mayweather fight talk is ‘absolute nonsense’

The longtime boxing promoter gave his thoughts on growing talk about a Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight, under MMA or boxing rules. Talk about Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor …read more

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Twitter reacts to Tim Kennedy's retirement from MMA competition

UFC middleweight contender and former Strikeforce title challenger Tim Kennedy made his official exit from MMA today when he formally announced his retirement in a lengthy social media post.
Kennedy (18-6 …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Tim Kennedy on Retirement: ‘I Feel so Much More Free & Excited’

Earlier today, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. The U.S. Army Green Beret had some highlights in his career including …read more

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Video: Toney v Couture – The Last Time Elite Boxing and MMA Crossed Paths?

Boxing and MMA crossovers are not as exclusive to Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather; relive the last time both sports went head to head when Toney met Couture.

James Toney was …read more

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Mark Hunt Claims UFC “Forced” Him to Fight Alistair Overeem

Mark Hunt’s claims that his upcoming, UFC 209 fight with Alistair Overeem was not his choice is bound to cause a stir in the MMA world.

According to Hunt, the …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017, 12:16 am By
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Combate Americas inks first MMA deal with ESPN Latin America for Thursday night show

The Combate Americas promotion will have its largest amount of worldwide distribution in its history for a live event on Thursday night in Mexico City.
The promotion announced on Tuesday that …read more

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Tim Kennedy retires from MMA following UFC 206 loss to Kelvin Gastelum

UFC middleweight and former Strikeforce title contender Tim Kennedy is stepping away from MMA after returning from a long hiatus to fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 206 A fighting career …read more

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Tim Kennedy announces retirement from MMA

Long-time UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy has announced his retirement from MMA. The Strikeforce veteran made this announcement, which follows a UFC 206 knockout loss to Kelvin Gastelum, on his …read more

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WADA’s broken bureaucracy exposed as they reject MMA federation

The IMMAF’s attempt to become a WADA signatory highlights major flaws in the world anti-doping agency’s policies and procedures. Iain Kidd explains. WADA, or the world anti-doping agency, is an …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Video: ‘Conor McGregor Beats Floyd Mayweather With MMA Gloves’ – Joe Rogan

Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather if an agreement is made to fight with MMA gloves, according to Joe Rogan.

Rogan sat down with ex-UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub and comedian/podcaster Bryan …read more

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UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy announces retirement from MMA

Tim Kennedy, being tended to at UFC 206 after being stopped by Kelvin Gastelum, announced his retirement on Tuesday. (Brandon Magnus/Getty Images)Tim Kennedy, the former Army Ranger who for several …read more

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UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy announces retirement from MMA

Tim Kennedy, being tended to at UFC 206 after being stopped by Kelvin Gastelum, announced his retirement on Tuesday. (Brandon Magnus/Getty Images)Tim Kennedy, the former Army Ranger who for several …read more

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Rashad Evans on Blackzilians rift: It was so much drama, ‘worse than ten high schools put together’

Rashad Evans talks in detail about the apparent split of the Blackzilians. The Blackzilians is one of the most star-studded teams in MMA today. Based out of Boca Raton, Florida, …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2017, 4:16 pm By
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UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy retires from MMA

We don’t yet know if former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will retire from mixed martial arts (MMA), nor can we be sure if BJ Penn …read more

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Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 240 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 240 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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Stipe Miocic feels 'crapped on' after learning Alistair Overeem earned $200,000 more than him at UFC 203

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans can add reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic, among the growing list of fighters unhappy with their compensation. However, Miocic is more …read more

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Midnight Mania! Conor McGregor to trademark ‘Notorious’ nickname, Floyd Mayweather rips Dana ‘Bellhop’ White

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every night … Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight, we’ve got Conor McGregor filing for a trademark on …read more

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Yair Rodriguez on whether BJ Penn should retire: ‘I felt him, he’s strong, but it’s up to him’

Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) fans — including myself — were very excited to see the legend, B.J. Penn (16-11-2), return to The Octagon last night at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2017, 3:46 am By
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UFC Fight Night 103 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSince 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 January 17, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Official video: MMA Rap Up 2016

2016 a distant memory? To give you quick wrap up of the comings and goings of all things topical that happened last year in a tumultuous year of MMA, here’s …read more

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Floyd Mayweather offers to help train Ronda Rousey

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather holds a polished 49-0 undefeated boxing record and has recently been a hot topic amongst MMA fans with the talk of a potential fight with UFC …read more

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Rashad Evans on the state of the Blackzilians: the team is splintered

Not long ago, The Blackzilians, who were based out of the Jaco Hybrid Training Center in Boca Raton, Florida, were one of the biggest and most successful teams in MMA. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 Draws 11,589 Attendance, $913,000 Gate in Phoenix

Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 103 card, headlined by Mexican featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez’s second-round demolition of MMA legend B.J. Penn, drew an announced attendance of 11,589 and a disclosed live …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2017, 9:47 pm By
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UFC Announce Signing of Huge Talent Tom “FireKid” Duquesnoy

Duquesnoy has signed with the UFC, and is expected to feature at bantamweight in his first fight for the franchise.

The Frenchman is a huge prospect in MMA having become the …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 103 results: Next matches to make for ‘Rodriguez vs Penn’ main card winners

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back at it again, as the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization staged UFC Fight Night 103 last night (Sun., Jan. 15, …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Anderson Silva Wants Fight With “Dwarf” Conor McGregor

Anderson Silva is arguably the greatest fighter in the history of MMA. Could a bout with UFC superstar Conor McGregor be a possibility in the future?

All things considered, a resounding …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2017, 5:17 pm By
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Anderson Silva wants catchweight fight with Conor McGregor

These days, it seems that pretty much everybody wants to fight UFC lightweight champ and bona fide MMA megastar Conor McGregor. You can add middleweight legend Anderson Silva to that …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 results: Biggest winners, loser from ‘Rodriguez vs Penn’ last night in Phoenix

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back at it again, as the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization staged UFC Fight Night 103 last night (Sun., Jan. 15, …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 results: Yair Rodriguez destroys BJ Penn, knocks out MMA legend

The main event of UFC Fight Night 103: “Rodriguez vs. Penn,” which took place inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Ariz., live on FOX Sports 1, featured the return …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2017, 6:16 am By
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Yair Rodriguez Wrecks BJ Penn in Hall of Famer’s Return (UFC Phoenix Results)

Yair Rodriguez destroyed an MMA legend on Sunday night, impressively taking apart BJ Penn at UFC Fight Night 103 in Phoenix.
Already a UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn returned to …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2017, 6:16 am By
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UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn Results From Phoenix, Arizona

On Sunday evening, the MMA world likely saw the final Octagon appearance of a true legend.

UFC Hall Of Famer and former two-division World Champion B.J. Penn made his return, losing …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2017, 5:46 am By
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Jim Miller on Fighting Dustin Poirier: ‘I’m Always Looking to Test Myself’

For the 26th time in his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Jim Miller will step inside the Octagon. He will do battle with Dustin Poirier next month (Feb. 11) …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 start time, TV schedule, who is fighting tonight at ‘Rodriguez vs Penn'

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on free TV, as the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization is set to stage UFC Fight Night 103, which is set to …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2017, 4:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Weekend Edition

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every night Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight we have some knockouts, and more knockouts. I’m going to …read more

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Elite 1 MMA – Live Results

Elite 1 MMA goes down live tonight from Casino New Brunswick in Moncton. In the main event Alderic Keith and Bruno Lurette face off for the vacant Middleweight Title.
Top MMA …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 weigh in video results for 'Rodriguez vs Penn’ in Phoenix

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its UFC Fight Night 103 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, locked and loaded for this Sunday night (Jan. …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2017, 12:16 am By
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The First … and Last … Time Peggy Morgan Cried After a Fight

Guest Post by Peggy Morgan
It wasn’t something I ever said aloud, but I knew going into my fight against Megan Anderson last July that I would retire from MMA if …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 11:46 pm By
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Tyron Woodley confident McGregor-Mayweather WILL happen

With talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match currently dominating headlines in both the MMA community and the boxing community, everyone wants a piece of the …read more

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VIDEO | On This Day: Edson Barboza KOs Terry Etim

14 Ocak 2012 | #UFC142Edson Barboza, Terry Etim’i muhteşem bir tekme ile nakavt ediyor… pic.twitter.com/bdOKefcerL
— UFC Türkiye (@ufc_turkey) August 24, 2016

On this day in MMA history five years ago, …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 10:46 pm By
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BJJ ace Rodolfo Vieira details transition to MMA

Rodolfo Vieira’s long-awaited MMA debut is scheduled for Feb. 11 in Brazil. The decorated jiu-jitsu ace got used to getting beat up in the process.
Vieira will compete against Zarylbek Daniyar …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Judo Chump: Hockey player tranes UFC, KOs opponent like a gentleman

Anyone remember the intro voice to Blades of Steel? Yeah. That was fun. As fans of MMA, we understand the power of those that trane UFC. We’ve witnessed its power …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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A brief history of MMA's notorious un-retirements

Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosIn a sport in which the word “retirement” just doesn’t seem to carry as much meaning as it does in other professions, we …read more

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B.J. Penn says fight with Yair Rodriguez will 'look like a professional against an amateur'

It’s no secret that mixed martial arts (MMA) legend B.J. Penn will have his hands full in his return to the Octagon tomorrow (Sun., Jan. 15, 2017) at UFC Fight …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Megan Anderson hoping Invicta interim title victory puts her on UFC fast track

There has never been a better time to be a 145-pound female MMA fighter than right now.
The UFC will put its inaugural women’s featherweight title on the line in …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2362 with Enson Inoue and Ron Kruck

Stream or download Friday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Enson Inoue and Ron Kruck.
Inoue, an MMA pioneer, co-hosted the episode and talked about the evolution of the sport, from …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Ahead of UFC comeback, B.J. Penn reflects on a suddenly unfamiliar MMA landscape

When one talks about B.J. Penn, it helps to specify which version of “The Prodigy” they mean.
There was the fire-breathing B.J. Penn from the early days, the take-no-prisoners wunderkind …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 4:46 pm By
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Video: John Moraga Says ‘The Pressure’s on’ Him at UFC Phoenix in Media Scrum

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight John Moraga is no stranger to adversity. The battle tested mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran has said he’s been viewed as an underdog in not …read more

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UFC Fight Night 103 early weigh in results for 'Rodriguez vs Penn' in Phoenix

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its UFC Fight Night 103 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, locked and loaded for this Sunday night (Jan. …read more

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LFA 1 video highlights: Leandro Higo leaves Steven Peterson a bloody part of AXS TV history

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosAXS TV made some MMA history on Friday with the first fight card in the history of new promotion LFA following the merger of …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

MMA community reacts to news of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Thursday evening, news surfaced that top ranked lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be stepping into the Octagon at UFC 209 on March 4th for a highly anticipated showdown …read more

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Midnight Mania! UFC opening Pandora’s box with Mayweather-McGregor talk

Bringing you the weird and the wild from the world of MMA each and every night Welcome to Midnight Mania! Today we have the implications of that Mayweather-McGregor talk, knockouts …read more

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Dana White shoots down theories that Ronda Rousey had mental issues ahead of UFC 207

Was Ronda Rousey a basket case prior to her mixed martial arts (MMA) return?
That depends on who you ask. Some Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) analysts believe “Rowdy” was mentally unprepared …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2017, 4:47 am By
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Video: Floyd Mayweather responds to Dana White’s $25 million offer to fight Conor McGregor: ‘He’s a f—-ing comedian’

Sorry to keep bothering you with this nonsense, but we are the mixed martial arts (MMA) media and this is what we do.
As expected, undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. …read more

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Top prospects Jarod Trice, Tyrell Fortune return at Bellator 171

Top-flight prospects and former collegiate wrestling stars Jarod Trice and Tyrell Fortune will make take the next steps in their MMA journey at Bellator 171.
Both heavyweights with 1-0 records, Trice …read more

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“Flash” Ready To Make A Name: Exclusive Interview With Terrion Ware

Since 2012 Terrion “Flash” Ware (15-5) has been running the proverbial MMA gauntlet. Working his way up the fight chain, fighting against top talent across the country. Terrion has fought …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Breaking: Dana White Offers Mayweather & McGregor $25 Million Each to Fight

A PR stunt? Baseless banter? Social media warfare? No, it looks as though Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather could actually happen.

The biggest name in MMA versus one of the greatest …read more

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Ben Affleck talks MMA in the movies, McGregor vs. Mayweather

As one of the new celebrity owners of the UFC, it should come as no surprise that Hollywood star Ben Affleck is an MMA fan. The Golden Globe winning actor …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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Despite loss, Bigfoot Silva banks massive payday in Russia, will fight again

In 2016, in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak that had seen him go just 1-4 in his last five, the UFC released heavyweight MMA veteran Bigfoot Silva.
It …read more

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Nevada commission begins regulation projects looking at marijuana, new Unified Rules of MMA

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) will be taking a hard look at removing marijuana from its banned substance list.
At its monthly meeting Friday, the NAC unanimously voted to begin an …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 7:17 pm By
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Cynthia Calvillo Looking to Knock Out Montana Stewart at LFA 1

Originally the plan was for strawweight up and comer Cynthia Calvillo to make her pro MMA debut in 2014, however circumstances caused that to be delayed for over two years.
“I …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 7:17 pm By
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Potato power! Julianna Pena will peel win from Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on FOX 23

Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight contender, Julianna Pena, is gearing up for the most important fight of her budding mixed martial arts (MMA) career.
A call to arms, so …read more

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VIDEO| Absolutely crazy weigh in staredown from Friday’s LFA 1 headliners

For many years, Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) and Legacy Fighting Championship (LFC) stood out as two of the best feeder organizations in MMA. Their development of future UFC stars like …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 6:46 pm By
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Bas Rutten’s bold prediction for Brock Lesnar’s MMA future

In June of 2016, during the UFC 199 broadcast, the UFC announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200 in July …read more

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Anderson Silva eyeing Michael Bisping rematch, with or without the belt

Nearly a year ago, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ to square off with fellow MMA veteran …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET): Enson Inoue and Ron Kruck

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Enson Inoue and Ron Kruck.
MMA pioneer Inoue is our in-studio guest. AXS TV Fights reporter/broadcaster Kruck …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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How an MMA promotion harboured an anti-Maidan militia in Ukraine

Karim Zidan delves into the OPLOT MMA promotion run by UFC fighter Alexey Olenik that harboured a deadly militia in Ukraine. In 2014, a strange video surfaced on YouTube …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 4:46 pm By
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Why Court McGee likes the cut of UFC Fight Night 103 opponent Ben Saunders' jib

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosPHOENIX – When it comes to MMA careers, Court McGee knows he’s got a lot in common with his upcoming UFC Fight Night 103 …read more

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Anderson Silva down to clown UFC champ Michael Bisping – and why he wants rematch, regardless of belt

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCFormer longtime UFC middleweight champion and MMA great Anderson Silva said he enjoys his social-media clashes with current titleholder Michael Bisping. Still, he wants to fight …read more

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Morning Report: Dominick Cruz says Cody Garbrandt wants the rematch ‘because I’m the only fight that raises the bar in this division’

AT UFC 207, the man widely considered to be the best bantamweight in the history of MMA, Dominick Cruz, was upset by Cody Garbrandt, losing the UFC bantamweight championship. In …read more

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Floyd Mayweather: ‘I’m the face of mixed martial arts’

Floyd Mayweather feels he has now conquered both boxing and MMA. Floyd Mayweather may have been retired for more than a year now, but he has managed to make himself …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 12:16 pm By
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UFC, 'TUF' vet Martin Svensson announces retirement 3 months after calling for Cage Warriors title shot

Only three months after winning in his return to the Cage Warriors promotion and calling for a lightweight title shot, Martin Svensson says he is retiring from MMA.
Svensson (15-6), a …read more

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Midnight Mania! Khabib-Ferguson interim lightweight title bout finalized for UFC 209

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every night Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight we’ve got announcements, dancing Mackenzie Dern, rare submissions, Ben Rothwell …read more

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Bloody Elbow 2016 Year-End Awards - Best Fight

Make your pick for the best MMA fight of 2016 in the final category of the Bloody Elbow Year-End Awards. Over the next few days, Bloody …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 4:16 am By
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BJ Penn’s Brother Arrested for ‘Trespassing’ at LAX

In what is the oddest MMA news of the week so far, the brother of UFC legend BJ Penn has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

News first …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Video: Headliner Leandro Higo had to shave his head to make weight for LFA 1 main event

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosEvery once in a while, an MMA weight cut will go awry and a fighter will have to take some extreme measures to hit …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2017, 12:46 am By
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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC Fight Night 103’s BJ Penn

MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst — and aspiring professional fighter — Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 103 headliner BJ Penn, who looks …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Pass free weekend streams TKO 37, Invicta 21, and UFC ‘Phoenix’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving mixed martial arts (MMA) fans a closer look at the UFC Fight Pass digital network this weekend, beginning tonight (Thursday, Jan. 12) at midnight …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Urijah Faber: ‘I Look Forward to Building Team Alpha Male’

Retired mixed martial arts (MMA) great Urijah Faber hung up his gloves after defeating Brad Pickett in his home state of California. Faber got a late retirement gift when his …read more

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What was the greatest win of B.J. Penn's UFC Hall of Fame career?

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosB.J. Penn, one of the biggest names in MMA history, returns to the cage on Sunday. As we get ready for the return, let’s look back …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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MMA Legend Bas Rutten Believes Brock Lesnar Will Fight Again

Bas Rutten, one of the true founding fathers of MMA, believes we have not seen the last of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar inside the Octageon.

“I have a feeling …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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BJ Penn vs Jose Aldo? ‘Prodigy’ won’t sleep at night until he wins UFC featherweight title

The boy who cried championship?
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight and welterweight titleholder, B.J. Penn, is returning to mixed martial arts (MMA) this Sunday night (Jan. 15, 2017) at UFC …read more

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Free! UFC Fight Pass Preview Offered This Coming Weekend

With three events set over the course of the coming weekend, MMA fans who are not currently subscribers to UFC Fight Pass are in luck.

UFC officials announced a free-preview weekend …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Despite feeling overdue for UFC shot, LFA 1's Leandro Higo plans to keep on truckin'

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, UFCThe way Leandro Higo is looking at his MMA career, he ought to be in the UFC right now.
But as it stands, instead he’s …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2017, 2:47 pm By
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Midnight Mania! BJ Penn’s brother arrested after airplane brawl, Thailand allowing prisoners to fight for freedom

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every night Welcome to Midnight Mania! Today we have BJ Penn’s little brother, Reagan Penn, kicked off …read more

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Bloody Elbow 2016 Year-End Awards - Best Knockout

Make your pick for the best MMA knockout of 2016 in Bloody Elbow’s Year-End Awards. Over the next few days, Bloody Elbow is going …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2017, 3:16 am By
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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Rankings, Jan. 11: For Yair Rodriguez, what's a B.J. Penn win worth?

What’s a win over MMA legend and former two-division UFC champion B.J. Penn worth these days? Featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez hopes to find out.
Rodriguez, an honorable mention who’s just outside …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Conor McGregor fires a very personal shot at Floyd Mayweather

The beef between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather likely just took a turn to getting real personal.
The buzzing fantasy matchup between the MMA star …read more

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LFA 1's Eli Tamez is the hairdresser who loves 'breaking people' inside a cage

Eli Tamez is one of countless fighters who works multiple jobs. He gets to enjoy a luxury most others don’t, though, in that MMA is secondary to his career as …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Mayweather: I’ll give UFC champ Conor McGregor $15 million to box me, plus PPV points

It wasn’t that long ago when reputable news outlets were reporting that a boxing vs. mixed martial arts (MMA) crossover fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor was not …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his take on MMA’s greatest of all time

Joe Rogan has seen a lot of fights as well as fighters throughout their career as a UFC commentator and enthusiastic follower of the sport of mixed martial arts.
So, who …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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If I Did It: Meryl Streep sees no art in MMA, Bayless bashes Rousey, Trump's golden age

Welcome to If I Did It the show where we solve PR kerfluffles from the world of MMA and beyond. This week we look at Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech, …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2017, 1:46 pm By
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Nevada commission to discuss proposal to exclude marijuana as banned substance

Filed under: News, UFCMarijuana infractions cost MMA vet Nick Diaz three years of his professional MMA career. Were it not for public outcry, it might have been more than six.
But …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2017, 12:46 pm By
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Poll: Do people want to see Ronda Rousey fight again? Would they pay to watch her?

Ronda Rousey has reached the lowest point of her MMA career. (Getty)So Ronda Rousey got knocked out again (in 48 seconds this time), her house has apparently been vandalized, and …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2017, 5:16 am By
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