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Midnight Mania! Dana White: McGregor Vs. Edgar ‘Makes No Sense’

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Well, that didn’t take long.
Last night, Conor …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Undefeated no more, Manny Bermudez explains why first pro loss wasn't that big of a deal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It’s often said in MMA that you learn more from losses than wins. Manny Bermudez doesn’t necessarily disagree, but he sees those measuring points a little different …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2019, 3:16 am By
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New graphic novel ‘Kill A Man’ set in the world of MMA

AfterShock’s latest original graphic novel follows the story of a queer man seeking a comeback after being outed and losing it all AfterShock comics has announced the publication of a …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Gonzaga considering MMA return if the ‘price is right’

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Gabriel Gonzaga is considering a return to MMA ahead of his Bare Knuckle bout against Antonio Silva, A heavyweight veteran and the protagonist …read more

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Face Off! ‘Devastator’ Stares Down ‘All American’ In Boston

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is less than 24 hours away from its upcoming UFC on ESPN 6 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for a rare Friday night …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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You Can Now Bet On Velasquez-Lesnar 2 In WWE

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder, Cain Velasquez, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) last week to focus on his …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Justin Gaethje receives lessons from boxing legend Mike Tyson

Justin Gaethje gets MMA advice from some of the best in the business, but who better to get boxing tips from then the legend, Mike Tyson.
“Iron Mike” posted a video …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Former Team Nogueira employees Richardson Moreira, Erivan Conceicao under investigation for rape

Boxing coach Erivan Conceicao has trained a long list of popular MMA fighters in Brazil. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC fighter Richardson Moreira and boxing coach Erivan …read more

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GOAT*

Joshua Dahl-USA TODAY Sports

Who is the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter of all time?
That’s always going to be a topic for debate among Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) …read more

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Feature: German authorities ban far-right promotion’s latest MMA event 

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Karim Zidan looks at the latest news regarding the Kampf der Nibelungen far-right MMA promotion and Germany’s decision to ban KdN’s latest …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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PFL bans Ali Abdelaziz from attending events until battery citation is resolved

The Professional Fighters League has informed MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz not to attend any of its post-season events until his battery citation is resolved.
The fight promotion made the decision on …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Abdelaziz Responds To PFL Ban

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Controversial mixed martial arts (MMA) manager, Ali Abdelaziz, has been banned from Professional Fighters League (PFL), beginning with Thursday night’s …read more

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PLF bans Ali Abdelaziz from attending events until battery citation is resolved

The Professional Fighters League has informed MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz not to attend any of it’s postseason events until his battery citation is resolved.
The fight promotion made the decision on …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 5:17 am By
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Midnight Mania! McGregor Wants Edgar Fight, Will Donate Purse To Charity

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Of the many potential bouts that …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 4:16 am By
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PFL bars manager from events amid legal matter

The Professional Fighters League says it has instructed MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz not to attend any of its postseason events until a resolution is reached on a battery citation Abdelaziz …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 2:46 am By
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Joanna Gains Just One Spot In Official UFC Rankings

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few days removed from its UFC Fight Night 161: “Joanna vs. Waterson” mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Vancouver Mayor Furious at Bas Rutten Over This Wicked Party - Pull No Punches 39

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Your hosts ‘Shak’ Shakiel Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each Wednesday as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you …read more

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How Bellator's Dillon Danis is helping a bullied youngster – and ruining his own reputation in a brilliant way

It wasn’t all that long ago that Dillon Danis was considered by some to be one of the biggest trolls in MMA. But over the course of the past week …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 6's Dominick Reyes targets 'emphatic finish' to set up title meeting with Jon Jones

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Eleven fights into his MMA career, Dominick Reyes thinks he’s finally starting to get the shine he deserves.
The undefeated light heavyweight contender gets the first main event …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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MMA and the ‘small pond’ paradox

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Jordan Breen looks back on a busy weekend in combat sports and the finer details that drew him to promotions other than the UFC. …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Helwani's thoughts: Future for Weidman, Joanna and bold predictions

A look at whether the Chris Weidman vs. Dominick Reyes winner should land a shot at Jon Jones. Plus a rundown of the rest of another busy week in MMA. …read more

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Khabib targeting retirement in two years: ‘I don’t want to fight all my life’

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Not keen to stick around for long, Khabib Nurmagomedov could be retiring from MMA in two years. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t …read more

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Midnight Mania! CSAC Cracks Down On Extreme Weight-Cutting

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

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Learning from the best: How Georges St-Pierre became Beterbiev's mentor

Artur Beterbiev has the biggest fight of his career against Oleksandr Gvozdyk on Friday night. MMA legend Georges St-Pierre has helped him get there. …read more

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Romero Cotton vs. Jason Perrotta Set for Bellator 233; Tyrell Fortune Expected to Compete

Prospect Romero Cotton will attempt to remain unbeaten in his burgeoning MMA career when he faces Jason Perrotta at Bellator 233. …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Behind the scenes at the PFL playoffs and the shortest retirement in MMA history

Given that fighters are required to fight twice in one night during the PFL playoffs, anything can happen. Just ask Chris Curtis. …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Off Guard: PFL's ex-WWE announcer Lilian Garcia 'fell in love with MMA from the get-go'

We’ve seen host of high-profile crossovers between professional wrestling and mixed martial arts, with a handful of big-name athletes swapping one discipline for the other. One person who appears to …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Manager Ali Abdelaziz Faces Battery Charges After PFL Incident

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Ali Abdelaziz represents quite a …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 19 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 October 15, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Police Report Indicates Ali Abdelaziz Hit Abe Kawa with ‘Closed Fist’ at PFL Event

The backstage incident between MMA managers Ali Abdelaziz and Abe Kawa at the Professional Fighters League playoff event last Friday might have been more serious than initially reported. …read more

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Police: Ali Abdelaziz punched Abe Kawa 'in his face with a closed fist' at PFL event in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – According to Las Vegas police, Ali Abdelaziz struck fellow MMA manger Abe Kawa “in his face with a closed fist” at this past weekend’s PFL 2019, Playoffs …read more

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Cain Velasquez Pens Emotional Farewell To UFC

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) last week and withdrew his name from the United …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Demetrious Johnson: Winning One Grand Prix ‘Up There’ Among Career Accomplishments

Demetrious Johnson had already accomplished a lot in his MMA career before joining One Championship, and now he can cross “winning a grand prix tournament” off the list. …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio #2992: Unpacking UFC on ESPN+ 19, PFL Playoffs 1, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode 2,992 of the podcast, the guys unpack a busy weekend in MMA, first and foremost …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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White: Bisping’s Fake Eye Is Fake News

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Having watched mixed martial arts (MMA) for several years, I’ve seen a lot of things go flying across the cage. …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Four Universal Truths about MMA were confirmed over the weekend

It’s like the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. But with one more thing… the sh-tty.

Take care …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Mackenzie Dern issues statement after first MMA loss

Mackenzie Dern made her return to the Octagon at UFC Tampa over the weekend, just months after giving birth to her first child. Regrettably for Dern and her team, this …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2019, 7:16 am By
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Mackenzie Dern: 'No excuses' after first MMA loss at UFC on ESPN+ 19

Saturday wasn’t Mackenzie Dern’s night.
The previously undefeated fighter Dern (7-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) suffered her first professional loss at the hands of Amanda Ribas (8-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) at UFC …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Hot Tweets: Cain Velasquez’s move to the WWE and where he ranks among all-time heavyweights

Cain Velasquez | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Yesterday, Cain Velasquez retired from MMA, withdrew from the USADA testing pool, and has signed with the WWE full time. Let’s talk …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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UFC Tampa video highlights: Cub Swanson hands Kron Gracie his first MMA loss

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Check out the full-fight video highlights of Cub Swanson earning a striking-heavy decision over Kron Gracie in the UFC Tampa co-main …read more

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Cain Velasquez details retirement conversation with UFC President Dana White

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez shocked fans by appearing on WWE Smackdown and then announcing his retirement from MMA.
Velasquez (14-3 MMA) arrived on the popular pro-wrestling program to confront …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Report | Two of MMA’s top managers involved in physical altercation

Two of the most prominent fighter managers in the sport of MMA were involved in a physical altercation in which battery was committed during Friday night’s PFL Event.
Abe Kawa, who …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Video! Pettis, Ali Allegedly Separated By Police At PFL 7

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Things got a little extra saucy between Anthony Pettis’ team and MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz during last night’s (Fri., Oct. …read more

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UFC Tampa Results: Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Michelle Waterson

UFC Tampa goes down tonight (Sat. October 12, 2019) from the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight …read more

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Paterno believes Bellator is key to MMA’s growth in Italy

Stefano Paterno | Bellator

The former Cage Warriors welterweight champion makes his Bellator debut against Ashley Reece on Saturday night. Alessio Sakara is the obvious name that springs to …read more

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Sources: MMA managers involved in altercation

Two prominent MMA managers were involved in a “brief physical altercation” Friday night during the PFL event, the Las Vegas Metro Police Department confirmed with ESPN. …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 10:46 am By
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Midnight Mania! Dana: Jedrzejczyk’s Weight Never An Issue, Blames ‘Head Games’ For Controversy

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

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 4:16 am By
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RIZIN FF 19 results, live stream, and discussion

Rizin FF returns with a big card that features the lightweight grand prix opening round, starting at 1 AM ET on October 12th. It’s a busy weekend for MMA, and …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 4:16 am By
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MMA, boxing, bare knuckle… anything: Fabio Maldonado open to all forms of violence if money is right

Fabio Maldonado meets light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka at Rizin 19. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Fabio Maldonado makes his Rizin debut at Saturday’s show in Osaka in a …read more

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Cain Velasquez Retires From MMA to Sign With WWE

The long chapter of MMA in the book of former heavyweight king Cain Velasquez’s career has come to an end. …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Breaking! Cain Velasquez officially signs with WWE, retires from MMA

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has officially signed a big-money, multi-year contract with the WWE. The deal will be announced at a press conference Friday at T-Mobile Arena in …read more

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Ansaroff Taking UFC Break For Baby Making

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight contender, Nina Ansaroff, will be taking a break from mixed martial arts (MMA) to focus on being a mom, …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Kayla Harrison ‘disappointed’ Cris Cyborg didn’t join PFL, but she wasn’t ‘surprised’ by choice

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Kayla Harrison wants to go down as the greatest fighter in the history of MMA. But the only way the two-time Olympic gold medalist is going to achieve …read more

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How a surprising diagnosis at age 33 changed an MMA fighter's life

PFL contender John Howard found clarity and motivation to help others when he learned he was on the autism spectrum. …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Mackenzie Dern Credits Breastfeeding For Improved Weight Management

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

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The Fighter’s Voice // VIDEO: “Felony” Charles Bennett puts in work in the gym

Fan favorite MMA star “Felony” Charles Bennett has been hard at work in the gym lately. He’s been accompanied in the gym by a host of up-and-coming fighters from all …read more

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Video: Kron Gracie explains why he sought out Nick, Nate Diaz to help him transition to MMA

TAMPA, Fla. – Kron Gracie details the origins of his relationship with Nick and Nate Diaz and why he decided to call upon them to help as he prepared to …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC Vs WWE? Ortiz, Del Rio Put Legacies On The Line In Hidalgo

Combate Americas

Combate Americas, the world’s preeminent Hispanic mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, was founded by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-creator, Campbell McLaren. So it was probably just a …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Past, present and future: Joanna Jedrzejczyk soaks it all in before UFC on ESPN+ 19

TAMPA, Fla. – In 2017, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was on top of the world.
A rising star in the world of MMA, Jedrzejczyk began forming into one of the faces of the …read more

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Tyron Woodley Believes He Would KO 'Canelo' Alvarez in a Boxing Match

Add Tyron Woodley to the list of MMA fighters that want to fight boxers, with the former champ setting his sights on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Woodley Calls Out Canelo: ‘If I Land, He’s Going Down’

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Long before he was one of the world’s best welterweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) …read more

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Tyron Woodley would love to box Canelo Alvarez, believes he can knock him out

Enter Tyron Woodley in the list of MMA fighters who’d be willing to give boxing a try.
Speaking to TMZ, the former UFC welterweight champion said he’d like to fight boxing …read more

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UFC Tampa Open Workout Videos

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its open workouts on Wednesday for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 161 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Who’s Mike Tyson’s Favorite UFC Fighter?

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

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Video: Kron Gracie channels Rickson Gracie at UFC Tampa workout

TAMPA, Fla. – Kron Gracie, son of MMA legend Rickson Gracie, ended his UFC Tampa open workout in a manner befitting his father. …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Pull No Punches Ep. 38 - Bas Rutten Addresses WBKFF Pay Scandal

June M. Williams

Your hosts ‘Shak’ Shakiel Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each Wednesday as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you …read more

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Kamaru Usman Sets Record Straight for “Misinformed” Public

Kamaru Usman believes that much of the MMA community has been misinformed about his young reign as UFC welterweight champion. Kamaru Usman’s first title defense has officially been announced and …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Fedor vs. “Rampage” Jackson headlines Bellator Japan in December

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Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will meet at Bellator Japan on December 29th. After almost a year away from the cage, MMA legend Fedor …read more

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Mauro Cerilli determined to spoil Arjan Bhullar’s ONE debut

2019 hasn’t been a great year for MMA in Italy, as most of the Italian fighters signed to the biggest international promotions haven’t been able to bring victories home. Of …read more

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MMA community mourns death of former Bellator fighter William Joplin

According to those that knew him, William Joplin never was a quitter.
From beginning to end, Joplin was a fighter. Seven months after he made his promotional debut against Juan Archuleta …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 4:46 am By
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Midnight Mania! Brock Lesnar To Rematch Cain Velasquez ... In WWE

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

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ONE: ‘Century’ Preview (Pt. 2)

For part one of our preview click here. ONE Championship makes its U.S. television debut this Sunday (Oct. 13, 2019) courtesy of TNT with a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Jorge Masvidal reflects on the road that brought him to Nate Diaz at UFC 244

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal learned a lot about himself as an athlete and fighter when he was furthest away from MMA.
Following a 2017 loss to Stephen “Wonderboy” …read more

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UFC 243 prelims draw 559,000 viewers

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While lowest prime-time prelims this year, show was a big success for ESPN 2 Being October, sports competition for MMA events is at peak …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Bare Knuckle FC announces signing of Hector Lombard

Hector Lombard | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Hector Lombard’s next fight isn’t in MMA.
The former Bellator middleweight champion and UFC vet has signed on to compete for Bare Knuckle …read more

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Bare Knuckle FC signs ex-Bellator champ, UFC veteran Hector Lombard

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship has signed another MMA notable to its roster, and this one is a former Bellator champion.
On Tuesday, BKFC announced that ex-Bellator middleweight champ and UFC veteran …read more

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Lombard Now A Bare-Knuckle Boxer

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Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) continues to provide a home for aging mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters no longer employed …read more

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Midnight Mania! Khabib Wants ‘El Cucuy’ In Russia!

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

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ONE: ‘Century’ Preview (Pt. 1)

ONE Championship makes its U.S. television debut courtesy of TNT with a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card that on paper, is a stronger offering than most Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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Off Guard: Xtreme Couture's head MMA coach Dennis Davis on maintaining a happy camp

LAS VEGAS – Mixed martial arts is a sport full of strong athletes and big personalities, and sometimes keeping everybody on the same page can be a tricky task.
Over the …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Cain Velasquez removed from USADA testing pool, UFC rankings

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has been officially removed from both the USADA testing pool and the UFC rankings.
The moves are an indication that Velasquez is done with MMA, …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Tony Johnson ready to prioritize MMA over boxing after viral knockout of Joe Schilling

TEMECULA, Calif. — Tony Johnson has had one hell of a long road to become an overnight sensation.
The 36-year-old San Jose, Calif., native, who also boasts an 8-1 boxing …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Jorge Masvidal's flying knee KO mural at ATT; Henry Cejudo eats gold

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 October 7, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Bellator 229 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 October 7, 2019, 12:16 am By
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UFC's Aussie love affair strengthens ... and vice versa

Sunday’s crowd at Marvel Stadium was the biggest ever assembled for a UFC event, highlighting how MMA has overtaken boxing as Australia’s biggest combat sport, with the gap set to …read more

Source:: ESPN

Crossing over: MMA fighters and pro wrestlers who transitioned from one world to the other

Though it might seem as though the scripted fighting of the WWE and the real fighting in the world of MMA don’t have much in common, several high-profile stars have …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on October 6, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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This date in MMA history: Khabib Nurmagomedov jumps cage, brawl ensues after beating Conor McGregor at UFC 229

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The New Zealand fighter factory that punches well above its MMA weight

It’s well known that New Zealand punches well above its weight in terms of its MMA presence, but it’s little wonder considering it’s “just two islands full of warriors,” Stuart …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2019, 5:46 am By
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UFC 243 Video! Follow The Meteoric Rise Of ‘Last Stylebender’

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Israel Adesanya is one win away from cementing himself as the best middleweight fighter in MMA today. All he has to …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Joe Schilling suffers broken arm in Bellator 229 KO loss, says he entered fight injured

Bellator 229 will not go down as one of the better nights in Joe Schilling’s combat sports career.
Schilling (4-6 MMA, 3-3 BMMA), the former kickboxing champion turned MMA fighter, suffered …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Jorge Alcala going for the finish at CageSport 59

At just over a year into his pro MMA career, featherweight prospect Jorge Alcala may have started off on the wrong foot, but he’s quickly corrected his path and now …read more

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Lorenz Larkin glad MMA judging has evolved after getting Bellator 229 nod

TEMECULA, Calif. — Lorenz Larkin has been around this game for awhile, and he’s seen MMA judging evolve as time’s gone on.
And that was fortunate for him on Friday night, …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 7:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Check Out Aljamain Sterling’s Graphic Surgically Repaired Wrist!

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
No. 2-ranked Bantamweight contender, Aljamain …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Velasquez intends to withdraw from USADA pool

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Cain Velasquez has no imminent plans to fight in MMA again after all. It appears that Cain Velasquez is moving …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Bellator 229 results: Keri Melendez earns one-sided decision over Mandy Polk

TEMECULA, Calif. – Keri Melendez remains unbeaten in her MMA career.
Melendez (4-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) showed off both strong striking and solid ground work in her Bellator 229 main-card bout …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Cain Velasquez intends to withdraw from USADA testing pool

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has made the decision to move on from MMA so he can focus on professional wrestling.
Velasquez (14-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) has informed the UFC …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 2:16 am By
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UFC 243 free fight: Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero go to war in Chicago

When Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero stepped into the cage at UFC 225 in June 2018, the MMA universe was treated to an absolute battle.
The main event bout in Chicago …read more

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Tai Tuivasa warns fans on shoey requests: ‘If I’m eating breakfast, f*ck off’

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MELBOURNE — Tai Tuivasa is the man credited for introducing MMA to the Australian ritual of shoeys— or drinking beer from a shoe.
Following a …read more

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Posted on October 4, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Latest UFC 245 Fight Card, PPV Line Up

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UFC will close out 2019 with a bang, giving MMA fans a championship tripleheader that features title fights at welterweight, featherweight, …read more

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Posted on October 4, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Bellator 229: Johnny Eblen talks lessons learned from friend and training partner Jorge Masvidal

TEMECULA, Calif. – As an up-and-comer in the world of MMA, it’d be hard to find a better advisor than “BMF” title challenger Jorge Masvidal.
But when fate guided Bellator middleweight …read more

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