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After allegedly assaulting fiancee, MMA vet Marlon Sandro kicked off Nova Uniao team

Following news of an alleged assault of his fiancee in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian MMA veteran Marlon Sandro was swiftly removed from his longtime Nova Uniao team.

Sandro, who once fought …read more

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Mike Winkeljohn: Holly Holm will ‘shock the world again’ against Cris Cyborg

Coach Mike Winkeljohn is confident that Holly Holm can hand UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg her first MMA loss since her professional debut when they meet in the main event …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2017, 8:17 pm By
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Bellator 191: McDonald vs. Ligier fight card preview

Check out tonight’s Bellator 191 card from Newcastle, England, where Michael McDonald makes his promotional debut against Peter Ligier in the main event. Viacom’s brand of MMA bounces across the …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2017, 6:47 pm By
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MMA veteran Marlon Sandro allegedly attacked, choked out fiancee

Brazilian MMA fighter Marlon Sandro has been accused of domestic violence.
The 37-fight veteran, a former Sengoku featherweight champion who also competed under the Bellator banner, allegedly injured his fiancee Tayssa …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Jon Jones the fighter finally gets a tweet meant for Jon Jones the game designer

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
For years now, Jon Jones the game designer has been getting tweets …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2017, 5:16 am By
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Bellator 191: Michael McDonald has finally learned what the sport of MMA is all about

Bellator 191 ‘McDonald vs Ligier’ takes place Dec. 15, 2017 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England. Today MMA Mania talks to ‘Mayday’ Michael McDonald about his Bellator debut in …read more

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MMA rundown for December 15th-17th 2017

2017 comes closer to an end with some impressive MMA offerings around the world. With only a few weeks left for the year to end, MMA events continue to ramp …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Rampage Jackson: American fans are the worst

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson has fought all across the globe, so he’s pretty qualified to pass judgment on mixed martial arts (MMA) fans around …read more

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Pankronicles - The Secret History of MMA Episode 3: The Gracie Champion

Luke Thomas narrates the continuing story of MMA as the Gracie Family’s champion, Rickson, goes to Japan to prove he is the best fighter in the world. Pankronicles, our Luke …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2017, 4:16 pm By
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Sorry, but Francis Ngannou’s win over ‘sloppy’ Alistair Overeem didn’t impress Stipe Miocic

When Francis Ngannou landed a flush Shoryuken on the jaw of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem (watch it), the mixed martial arts (MMA) community sent a collective …read more

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Sonnen on GSP: Most ‘dirtbags’ in MMA would’ve kept the belt and collected sponsorships

Chael Sonnen defends Georges St-Pierre’s decision to vacate the UFC middleweight belt and not hold up a division. Georges St-Pierre, who has cited health issues from trying to gain weight, …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2017, 11:46 am By
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Midnight Mania! Chael Sonnen and Rampage Jackson face off... cordially

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Quinton Jackson says he’s not “Rampage”… not just yet.
That will come closer …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2017, 5:16 am By
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The Dean of Mean is Thriving in Life After Fighting!

If you’ve been watching MMA for the last ten years, then you know exactly who Keith Jardine is. One of the Light Heavyweight division’s most recognizable fighters, Jardine has been …read more

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Jared Cannonier not trying to be next Conor McGregor, 'doing coke and beating up gangsters'

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosWINNIPEG – Jared Cannonier knows making bold claims and outrageous actions are the trendy thing to do in MMA these days, but that’s not enough to …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2017, 2:16 am By
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Rampage Jackson: New Breed of Fighters Are Killing the Sport (Video)

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Quinton “Rampage” Jackson had some choice words about some of the new breed of MMA fighters when talking to reporters about his upcoming fight against Chael …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2017, 1:16 am By
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My life as a fighter: Glover Teixeira

Light heavyweight Glover Teixeira will fight for the 33rd time in his professional MMA career on Saturday against Misha Cirkunov. Teixeira speaks with ESPN about his career to this point …read more

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Gabriel Benitez on Jason Knight finger-biting incident: 'I just almost didn't believe it'

If Gabriel Benitez thought he’d seen it all entering UFC Fresno, he was wrong.
The Mexican fighter, who sports over a decade of experience competing professionally in MMA, entered the Octagon …read more

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Fan asks Forrest Griffin to sign picture of Anderson Silva knocking him out

Nothing awkward about this at all. MMA fans are just brutal sometimes.
Ask Aljamain Sterling, who suffered one of the scariest knockouts of the year only to have everyone lol over …read more

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Morning Report: Floyd Mayweather says he has multi-fight offer with UFC, can 'make a billion dollars'

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the most financially successful boxer of all-time, and now it’s possible he could become the most financially successful MMA fighter ever too.
Back in August, Mayweather stopped …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Dustin Poirier has two wrapped gifts for Eddie Alvarez this Christmas

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Dustin Poirier wants to make sure Eddie Alvarez has a very merry …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2017, 5:16 am By
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The MMA Hour - 413 - Frank Trigg

Frank Trigg will discuss his decision to become an MMA referre and working his first UFC event. …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Joseph Benavidez’ Road to Recovery Has Been a Tough One

Joseph Benavidez is one of if not the most underrated fighter of all time in MMA. He’s beaten every single fighter put in front of him that hasn’t been named …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2017, 2:16 am By
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Ratings: Lomachenko-Rigondeaux nearly doubles UFC Fresno in total viewers

The ratings and viewing figures are in for last weekend’s major boxing and MMA shows. Saturday was a busy night for combat sports, as both ESPN and HBO had live …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2017, 2:16 am By
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UFC does best Fight Night ratings since September with Ortega vs. Swanson

With the Saturday night competition easing somewhat without college football, both MMA and boxing put on four different shows on Saturday night with mixed results.
The big winner was ESPN boxing, …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2017, 2:16 am By
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Bellator 191 headliner Michael McDonald: Insane to think I could have another 10-15 years in MMA

Filed under: Bellator, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosAs he prepares to make his Bellator debut, now is probably a good time to remind you that UFC and WEC veteran Michael …read more

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Today in MMA history: Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo, going from jester to king in 13 seconds

December 11, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor pose for photos as they are separated by UFC president Dana White during weigh-ins for UFC 194 at …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2017, 7:46 pm By
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VIDEO | “Best athlete ever” Floyd Mayweather trashes MMA in Instagram rant

There are two things Floyd Mayweather Jr. is extremely good at. The first, of course, is boxing. He is arguably the best boxer ever. The second is boasting about his …read more

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Edson Barboza believes it doesn’t matter if Conor McGregor returns to MMA

The fighting future of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is currently shrouded in mystery. There is a chance, of course, that he’ll return to MMA, where is career began, where …read more

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UFC on FOX 26 ‘Road to the Octagon’ full video replay

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently put the finishing touches on its upcoming UFC on FOX 26: “Lawler vs. Dos Anjos” mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which takes place this Sat. …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2017, 2:46 pm By
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Mark Hunt calls out Fabricio Werdum after ‘chicken rat’ got lucky with flying knee

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger, Mark Hunt, could make his way back to mixed martial arts (MMA) at the upcoming UFC 221 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Perth, Australia, now …read more

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Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 285 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 285 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download.
MMAjunkie/USA TODAY columnist Ben Fowlkes and Bleacher Report lead MMA writer Chad Dundas host the weekly …read more

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Bellator 191: Michael McDonald Headed for Career-Defining Fight (Editorial)

Michael McDonald is just 26 years old. But in the world of MMA, he would be considered an aging veteran. McDonald will make his debut with Bellator this Friday night …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2017, 12:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! St. Pierre had every intention of fighting Robert Whittaker until he got colitis

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Despite what Dana White might tell you, Georges St. Pierre had every …read more

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‘Frustrated’ Sheymon Moraes wants to quit Uber driver gig to focus solely on MMA career

Frustrated UFC featherweight Sheymon Moraes wants to become a full-time MMA fighter, and talks about being an Uber driver to make ends meet. Following in on the footsteps of TUF …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2017, 2:16 am By
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UFC Fight Night 123 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 December 11, 2017, 11:47 pm By
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UFC-ya: NSAC will grant Nate Diaz a boxing license, encourages him to fight in Las Vegas

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Nate Diaz, 32, who moonlights as a welterweight when the price is right, has no plans to make his mixed martial arts (MMA) return, …read more

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UFC on FOX 26 results stream live: ‘Lawler vs Dos Anjos’ play-by-play updates

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently put the finishing touches on its upcoming UFC on FOX 26: “Lawler vs. Dos Anjos” mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which takes place this Sat. …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Bellator 190 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Filed under: Bellator, Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News
Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, …read more

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Rising Prospect Eryk Anders Wants Former Champion Lyoto Machida Next

Eryk Anders has transitioned nicely from a career in college football to regional MMA to the UFC, securing his second Octagon victory at UFC Fight Night 123 Saturday night. Now, …read more

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Posted on December 10, 2017, 11:17 pm By
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Pro tip: Don't shove your 'deathly sick' baby on a fighter before a UFC main event

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosWhile some advice seems like common sense, it apparently needs to be shared with some MMA fans.
An example: If your baby is …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Ortega - Winners and Losers

A decent UFC event that serves its purpose, yet ends up marred due to atrocious pacing. In the age of MMA on “free” television, sometimes beggars can’t be choosers. We …read more

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Posted on December 10, 2017, 12:16 pm By
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Submission! Watch Davi Ramos choke out Chris Gruetzemacher at UFC Fight Night 123

World-class submission expert Davi Ramos finally made good on his mixed martial arts (MMA) potential earlier tonight (Sat., Dec. 9, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 123 from inside Save Mart …read more

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Video: Watch Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s scary weight cut from 2015

The danger of extreme weight cutting in mixed martial arts (MMA) is finally being recognized as something that can’t be ignored. Fighters are beginning to pull out of fights more …read more

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Posted on December 10, 2017, 12:47 am By
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The Speed Bag: With Francis Ngannou, our excitement has made us dumb

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosWhen it comes to Francis Ngannou, we, as MMA fans, are doing something we’ve done before: We’re getting ahead of ourselves, and we’re not going …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2017, 7:46 pm By
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UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 technical recap - Moves to Remember

If you train in the sport of MMA here are the top 10 moves from UFC 218. Plus a bonus calf-slicer technique from TUF Finale! Learn from the pros in …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2017, 7:16 pm By
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Knockout Radio Podcast: Platinum Mike Perry, Dominic Reyes, and UFC 218 Recap

Join Knockout Radio for their Dec. 6 podcast featuring Platinum Mike Perry, Dominic Reyes, a UFC 218 Recap, a UFC Fresno preview, and all the latest MMA news.
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Conor McGregor …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Back in action at UFC Fresno, Braga Neto thought he’d never fight again

Antonio Braga Neto trained for a MMA fight for the first time since 2015, but doesn’t believe in ring rust.
The jiu-jitsu ace is finally scheduled to return to the Octagon …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega full fight video preview for UFC Fresno main event

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kicks off its UFC Fight Night 123 mixed martial arts (MMA) event for the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., TONIGHT (Sat., Dec. 9, 2017), live …read more

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Midnight Mania! Nate Diaz claims UFC offered him title shot ‘in any weight class,’ but he’s going to box instead

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

Ufc offered me title fight in any weight class Im kool …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2017, 5:16 am By
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Mackenzie Dern scores armbar win over Kaline Medeiros at Invicta FC 26

Grappling star Mackenzie Dern continues to rack up wins in MMA.
The promising strawweight prospect made a successful Invicta FC debut Friday night. The 24-year-old fighter submitted veteran Kaline Medeiros …read more

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Amber Brown taps Tessa Simpson with nasty armbar at Invicta FC 26

Amber Brown snapped the biggest losing streak of her professional MMA career. And might have snapped a limb in the process.
The former Invicta FC title challenger scored an armbar submission …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Kickboxing giant, cancer survivor headlines Saturday's 'GLORY: Redemption' pay-per-view

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, NewsWhile there’s plenty of MMA on tap this weekend with the UFC, Bellator, Invicta, ONE Championship and RFA all holding events, the biggest fight …read more

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UFC Fresno’s Alejandro Perez explains why he’s no longer ‘Diablito’

Alejandro Perez is looking to speed things up in his MMA career.
The season one bantamweight champion of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America wants to take his professional fighting career to …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on December 9, 2017, 12:16 am By
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Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega staredown video from UFC Fresno weigh ins

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its UFC Fight Night 123 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, locked and loaded for this Saturday night (Dec. …read more

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UFC Fresno preview and predictions

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on television this Saturday night (Dec. 9, 2017) with the UFC Fight Night 123 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Luis Luna Seeking Revenge in Championship Rematch with Damon Jackson at LFA 28

After nearly two years off from fighting, lightweight veteran Luis Luna returned to combat sports, competing in Muay Thai in July. He then returned to MMA in August with a …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Enson Inoue, Michael McDonald, Valerie Letourneau, Kate Jackson, Ana Julaton, Raufeon Stots

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Enson Inoue, Michael McDonald, Valerie Letourneau, Kate Jackson, Ana Julaton and Raufeon Stots.
MMA pioneer Inoue is …read more

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Mackenzie Dern Sees Invicta FC 26 Opponent as the ‘Perfect Challenge’ for Her Career

After starting off her MMA career in 2016 with two wins in two fights, strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern has carried that success into 2017 with two victories in both of …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor says fighters must ‘lobby’ for fights with him: I have ‘transcended’ both ‘MMA & boxing’

Conor McGregor believes he is the one calling the shots in MMA and boxing. While Conor McGregor’s future is uncertain, as the Irishman has been embroiled in controversy inside and …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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UFC 221 odds: Early money on Robert Whittaker over Luke Rockhold

MMA fans – well, MMA bettors, anyway – like Robert Whittaker’s chances to beat Luke Rockhold.
As announced on Thursday, middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC) has vacated his …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Mark Hunt is coming back to UFC, Angela Magana is not

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wanted heavyweight power puncher Mark Hunt to jump through a bunch of hoops before booking the “Super Samoan” for another mixed martial arts (MMA) fight.
Mostly because …read more

Source:: MMAMania

UFC Fight Night 123 early weigh-in results, LIVE video updates for 'Swanson vs Ortega' in Fresno

***VIDEO COMING SOON***
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its UFC Fight Night 123 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, locked and loaded for this Saturday …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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Justin Gaethje weighs in on UFC 218 loss

Following a loss at UFC 218 – the first defeat of his pro MMA career – Justin Gaethje had been relatively quiet.
This past Saturday on UFC 218’s pay-per-view main card, …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 12:46 pm By
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Women’s Week – Holly Holm’s Defining Moments

A member of the International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame, Holly Holm moved to MMA full-time in 2013 and proceeded to take a UFC belt within two years. Now with …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 6:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Is GSP vacating his middleweight title noble or disrespectful?

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
George St. Pierre vacated his middleweight championship belt today, after just 31 …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 5:46 am By
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Strawweight Limit Is No Problem for Mackenzie Dern Ahead of Invicta FC Debut

Mackenzie Dern is one of the brightest prospects in all of MMA. The world championship BJJ black belt has gotten her career off to a hot start, going 4-0 with …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Conor McGregor Lets It Be Known That He’s Not Done Fighting

There has been plenty of speculation surrounding the future of Conor McGregor’s career, whether it be in boxing or MMA. UFC president, Dana White has been repeatedly asked about what …read more

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Angela Magana Announces She’s Been Released by the UFC

Angela Magana has had quite a unique journey with the Ultimate Fighting Championship as well as just her career in MMA. Ranging from events such as verbally submitting to Jessica …read more

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Angela Magana announces UFC release after 0-3 octagon run

One of the most polarizing fighters in MMA is no longer a member of the UFC roster.
Angela Magana (11-9 MMA, 0-3 UFC), who is coming off a second-round TKO loss …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 1:16 am By
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Khonry Gracie, son of Royce, gets opponent for pro MMA debut at Bellator 192

Khonry Gracie has an opponent for his professional MMA debut, and it’s a fellow debutant.
Gracie, the son of UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie, had already been booked for Bellator …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2017, 12:46 am By
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Invicta’s Mackenzie Dern: ‘Unrealistic’ hype has made things ‘a little harder’ in early MMA career

Mackenzie Dern spoke about her Friday night Invicta debut, as well as how expectations have made things a little more difficult in her fledgling MMA career. Mackenzie Dern remained …read more

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Tito Ortiz Says The Fans ‘Deserve’ The Fight Between Cyborg and Ronda Rousey

At the end of the month, one of the biggest women’s MMA fights of all-time will go down at UFC 219. Holly Holm will step into the Octagon to challenge …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2017, 4:46 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | “Misunderstood” Angela Magana has a message for her haters

Angela Magana, a veteran of MMA’s women’s strawweight division, is well acquainted with her haters. While she’s got a legion of loyal followers, her outspoken attitude assures she receives plenty …read more

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Lyoto Machida not thinking about retirement, still targets UFC title

Lyoto Machida suffered the quickest loss of his MMA career against Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC Sao Paulo on Oct. 28, but he still has big plans …read more

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Georges St-Pierre criticizes UFC for allowing Michael Bisping to get creamed at UFC Shanghai

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Michael Bisping was praised by the promotion, as well as the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, for stepping in on short notice to …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2017, 4:16 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | After possible early stoppage, Angela Magana challenges sexism in MMA

Last weekend, on the undercard of UFC 218, Angela Magana came up short against Amanda Bobby Cooper, succumbing to second-round punches. Unfortunately, Magana feels as though the fight might have …read more

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Francis Ngannou and the Hunt for MMA’s First Homegrown Heavyweight Superstar

Dana White’s thoughts on Francis Ngannou could not be clearer. When the UFC President talks about the hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight contender, his eyes might as well light up with dollar …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2017, 2:46 pm By
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Women’s Week – Miesha Tate’s Fab Five

A pioneering force in women’s MMA, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate was one of the toughest and most popular fighters in the game over her nine years in …read more

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Francis Ngannou and the Hunt for MMA’s First Homegrown Heavyweight Superstar

Dana White’s thoughts on Francis Ngannou could not be clearer. When the UFC President talks about the hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight contender, his eyes might as well light up with dollar …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Joe Rogan thinks Francis Ngannou has UFC looking at “Mike Tyson days”

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Joe Rogan thinks Francis Ngannou could be the UFC’s modern version …read more

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Despite UFC getting into boxing, Holly Holm has no desire to return to the ‘sweet science’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has gone on record saying the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization will indeed venture into the boxing world in the near …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2017, 3:16 am By
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Ana Julaton Teases Fight Announcement Day After Her Fellow Boxer

Ana Julaton holds a 14-4-1 professional boxing record and made the crossover to MMA in 2013 when she joined ONE FC and fought and defeated Aya-Saeid Saber by way of …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2017, 12:46 am By
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BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 61 // Joe Riggs | Angela Magana | Valentina Shevchenko | Volkan Oezdemir

BJPENN Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT!
8:15PM ET- First up, one of MMA’s most recognizable names, Joe “Diesel” Riggs joins us to preview his upcoming fight for the M-1 …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Heather Hardy Ready to Get Back in the Cage

Current cross-sport athlete, Heather “The Heat” Hardy is an undefeated Boxing champion and MMA fighter for Bellator. Up until her most recent bout she had never lost a professional bout …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Opinion: Does unsportsmanlike conduct exist in MMA?

In a sport where fighting is the main objective, does obscene conduct really matter? Sports are emotional, for both the athletes and the fans. Bodies are pushed to their limits, …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Strikeforce, UFC vet Sarah Kaufman headlines Invicta 27 on Jan. 13

Sarah Kaufman, one of the pioneers of women’s mixed martial arts (MMA) will make her return to Invicta FC to kick off her 2018 fight campaign, thanks to a headlining …read more

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Pic: CM Punk earns BJJ blue belt ahead of UFC return

Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion Phil Brooks, who operates under the moniker “CM Punk,” is expected to make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2018 after meeting …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez eyeing “big, mega fight” in last fight on current contract

Last weekend, on the main card of UFC 218, former UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez solidified himself as MMA’s true King of Violence by knocking out another frontrunner for that …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 3:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Conor McGregor in top five most tweeted athletes of 2017

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Conor McGregor was the fifth most tweeted athlete in the world in …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Dec. 5: Ngannou now among pound-for-pound best

UFC heavyweight title contender Francis Ngannou officially has arrived.
Ngannou, whose professional MMA career began just four years ago, delivered a “Knockout of the Year” candidate in his win over Alistair …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 2:16 am By
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Ex-NFLer Hardy eyes Dallas for next MMA fight

Barring unforeseen changes, former NFL defensive lineman Greg Hardy will make the third fight of his mixed martial arts career in February in Dallas in the Legacy Fighting Alliance promotion. …read more

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Invicta FC 26’s Christine Ferea is ‘fighting for all the misfits’

Invicta flyweight Christine Ferea is getting set for her fight with Karina Rodriguez at this weekend’s Invicta FC 26. In the second fight of her pro MMA career Christine Ferea …read more

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Today in MMA History: When Jon Jones lost after getting too creative with elbows

It was early December 2009, and the MMA world was feeling pretty excited about this new kid from upstate New York.
Young guy, but tall and lanky with moves unlike any …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2017, 10:47 pm By
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Coach: I’d like to see Francis Ngannou fight Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua a year from now

Yes, here’s another “MMA fighter vs. boxer in the boxing ring” story. Francis Ngannou earned himself a UFC heavyweight title shot with a whopper of a knockout against Alistair …read more

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Former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy gets bizarre win in second amateur MMA bout

The notorious former Dallas Cowboys player has become something of a high profile MMA prospect, as he makes his way through the amateur fight circuit. Former NFL player Greg Hardy …read more

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Which UFC 218 performance was the most impressive?

UFC 218 was one of the most exciting MMA events of the year. Which fighter stood out the most? Our panel of contributors debate. …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 124 tickets: Seats for sale online for St. Louis event at Scottrade Center on Jan. 14

UFC Fight Night 124 tickets are about to go on sale for the “Gateway City” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, set for Scottrade Center in St. …read more

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Great news! Tyron Woodley willing to postpone surgery because you and UFC both need him right now

While the mixed martial arts (MMA) world awaits a new division No. 1 contender, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley, was expected to undergo shoulder surgery to repair …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 results stream live: 'Swanson vs Ortega' play-by-play updates

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on television this Saturday night (Dec. 9, 2017) with the UFC Fight Night 123 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which …read more

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Manager: Mark Hunt medically cleared to return, eyes Fabricio Werdum rematch at UFC 221

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger, Mark Hunt, could make his way back to mixed martial arts (MMA) at the upcoming UFC 221 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Perth, Australia, now …read more

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