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Daily Debate: What's the one Georges St-Pierre fight you most wanted to see before he retired?

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Georges St-Pierre officially announced his retirement Thursday in Montreal.
“Rush” will go down as one of the greatest fighters in MMA history and is a …read more

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Predictions! Breaking Down Blachowicz-Santos, Struve-De Lima

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) storms the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, this Saturday (Feb. 23, 2019) by way of the UFC Fight Night 145 mixed martial arts (MMA) event …read more

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John Kavanagh Responds To Question Of Conor McGregor’s Next Opponent

One of the more pressing questions within the mixed martial arts (MMA) community is who Conor McGregor’s next opponent will be. “The Notorious” has been linked to chatter of an …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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UFC 234 PPV Estimates Released

News broke earlier this morning that veteran mixed martial arts (MMA) reporter, Dave Meltzer, was detained at McCarran International Airport on Friday after attempting to smuggle a bomb past TSA …read more

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Firas Zahabi: GSP’s Career Had ‘Storybook Ending’

Georges St-Pierre is one of the greatest mixed martial artists (MMA) of all time. One man that was with him for most of his historic run is famed coach Firaz …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Face Off! Blachowicz Stares Down Santos In Prague

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is less than 24 hours away from its UFC Fight Night 145 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, taking place this Sat. (Feb. 23, 2019) …read more

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Dern swapping Octagon for baby crib

UFC strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern is considered one of the top young talents in UFC, but her MMA career is on hold with her announcement that she’s pregnant. …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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If GSP Isn’t MMA’s GOAT, He’s Certainly In The Conversation

On Thursday, former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre officially announced his retirement from MMA. The Canadian sporting icon made the announcement at the Bell Centre in his hometown …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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The Great Divide: Is GSP vs. Nurmagomedov on the shortlist for biggest missed fights in UFC history?

The Great Divide is a reoccurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which our own writers debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a fight, …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Mackenzie Dern Is Going To Be A Mom

Brazilian jiu-jitsu grappling standout, Mackenzie Dern, is going to have to put her mixed martial arts (MMA) career on hold, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight today announced she …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Nick Diaz Blasts 'Cheater' Georges St. Pierre in the Wake of Retirement Announcement

While most of Georges St. Pierre’s peers have wished him well in his retirement and thanked him for the impact he had on the sport of MMA, one of his …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Video: UFC Prague Weigh-In Results

The UFC Fight Night 145 weigh ins went down earlier today for the “Blachowicz vs. Santos” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, taking place this Sat. (Feb. 23, 2019) …read more

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Midnight Mania! Whittaker: Adesanya Not ‘As Good As He Thinks He Is’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker thinks Israel Adesanya will beat Kelvin …read more

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Preview! Go ‘Inside The Octagon’ For ‘Blachowicz Vs Santos’

I know a lot of mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are rolling their eyes over the UFC Fight Night 145 light heavyweight main event, which takes place this Sat. (Feb. …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 4:46 am By
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After his retirement, MMA reporters reflect on Georges St-Pierre's influence

Former two division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre retired from MMA today in a decision that generated much discussion across the sports world.
St-Pierre’s (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC) retirement from MMA competition …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Opinion | Move over Brock Lesnar, Francis Ngannou should be next in line to challenge Daniel Cormier

26 seconds.

That’s the time it took for the human destroyer, Francis Ngannou, to put down arguably the greatest heavyweight fighter in MMA history at the UFC’s inaugural ESPN event.

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Daily Debate: What was the biggest win of Georges St-Pierre's career?

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Georges St-Pierre, one of the best to ever lace up a pair of gloves, is expected to announce his formal retirement from MMA today …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Georges St-Pierre announces retirement reaction

On Thursday in Montreal, former two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre announced his retirement from MMA at the age of 37 years old. Here, MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti and Marc Raimondi …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Felder Forced Into Surgery, Remains Hospitalized In Phoenix

I guess that beer will have to wait.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Paul Felder, who moonlights as a color commentator for select mixed martial arts (MMA) events, remains hospitalized in …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Bellator Announces Contract Extensions With Freire Brothers

The “Pitbull” brothers won’t be leaving Bellator mixed martial arts (MMA) anytime soon. It was announced yesterday (Wed. February 20, 2019) that Patricio and Patricky Freire extended their contracts with …read more

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Georges St-Pierre coach Firas Zahabi laments return to MMA's 'Tito Ortiz days'

MONTREAL – For famed MMA coach Firas Zahabi, Georges St-Pierre not only is the greatest of all time, but a symbol of civility in a hostile sport.
Zahabi said the UFC …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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MMA stars pay tribute to retired Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre is officially retired. The former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion closed the curtains on his combat career at a Thursday morning press conference inside the Bell Center in …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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His anger is all gone, and with it (maybe ...) goes MMA great Georges St-Pierre

Just in case you need a reminder that MMA is not like other pro sports, consider the fact that today one of the best to ever do it sat there …read more

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Twitter reacts to Georges St-Pierre's retirement from MMA

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Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre retired today, bringing an end to one of the most prestigious careers in MMA history.
St-Pierre (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC) …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Pros react to Georges St-Pierre’s retirement

With George St-Pierre’s retirement official Thursday, MMA fighters, and even an NHL team, took to Twitter to voice their gratitude towards the former UFC champion’s legendary career. Check out their …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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MMA fighter detained after attacking employee in Moscow’s education department

The fighter confessed to the crime after being detained and admitted he was acting alone. Several assailants attacked Ilya Guskov, an employee in Moscow’s Department of Education, hospitalizing …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Georges St-Pierre names the proudest moment of his MMA career

Speaking shortly after he officially announced his retirement from mixed martial arts at a Thursday morning press conference in Montreal, Georges St-Pierre opened up on the proudest moment of his …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Georges St-Pierre, former UFC champion, announces retirement from MMA

Following one of the most storied careers in mixed martial arts, Georges St-Pierre has finally uttered the words that he waited so long to be sure it was the right …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Wagenheim: Why Georges St-Pierre is the greatest fighter ever

Georges St-Pierre announced his retirement from MMA on Thursday afternoon. For ESPN’s Jeff Wagenheim, he will go down as the all-time best. …read more

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White on St-Pierre’s retirement: He ‘put Canada on the MMA map’

UFC president Dana White hails Georges St-Pierre as one of the most accomplished fighters of all-time. Well, it’s official. UFC legend Georges St-Pierre has retired from mixed martial arts.
The former …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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MMA icon St-Pierre retires 'on top ... no tears'

MMA icon Georges St-Pierre announced his retirement, exiting the sport as the most dominant UFC welterweight of all time after defending his title nine consecutive times. …read more

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BREAKING | Georges St-Pierre officially announces his retirement from MMA

As expected, Georges St-Pierre has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. The former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion made this announcement at a press conference inside the Bell Centre …read more

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Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre officially retires from MMA

MONTREAL – Former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre has officially retired from MMA.
St-Pierre (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC), the former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion, today held a press conference in Montreal …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Live! Watch Georges St-Pierre Retire From UFC

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, is walking away from mixed martial arts (MMA) at the age of 36, after failing to come to terms on a …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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ONE: A New Era in Tokyo is absolutely stacked

On March 31, Asian martial arts powerhouse ONE Championship will make its debut in the MMA hotbed of Tokyo, Japan with ONE: A New Era. This card, which will emanate …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Face Off! Santos Stares Down Blachowicz In Prague

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its UFC Fight Night 145 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, taking place this Sat. night (Feb. 23, 2019) inside O2 …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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MMA Squared: A tribute to GSP’s greatest quote (if he really is retiring)

Along with being one of the greatest to ever step into the octagon, GSP is also one of the most quotable figures in MMA. If Georges St-Pierre is truly …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier, Al Iaquinta Call for UFC Release After Lightweight Title Snub

Georges St. Pierre will reportedly announce his retirement from MMA at a press conference in Montreal today, but it is the situation surrounding that announcement that has two Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Woodley Wants to Face Retired GSP in the Gym

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Tyron Woodley wanted a fight with Georges St. Pierre, but now that …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 5:16 am By
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St-Pierre Responds To Khabib Callout

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre is set to announce his official retirement form mixed martial arts (MMA) during a special press conference to be …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Heavyweight Hager's 2nd bout set for Bellator 221

Jake Hager, who won his professional MMA debut last month, will fight next at Bellator 221 on May 11. An opponent for the heavyweight has not yet been announced. …read more

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Georges St-Pierre acknowledges Khabib Nurmagomedov callout, promises answers tomorrow

On Wednesday morning, reports surfaced that former UFC welterweight and middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre plans to formally announce his retirement from MMA at a press conference in Montreal on Thursday …read more

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MMA community reacts to potential retirement of Georges St-Pierre

Today, news surfaced that former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre plans to formally announce his retirement from mixed martial arts at a Thursday morning press conference in Montreal, …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov urges Georges St-Pierre to delay retirement: ‘Send me location’

Earlier today, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight and middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre plans to formally announce his retirement from MMA at a press conference in Montreal on Thursday morning. …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2861 with Neil Melanson

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with Neil Melanson.
MMA coach Melanson co-hosted the show in studio and discussed a wide range of topics, including his role as an …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Report: Georges St-Pierre to announce his retirement from MMA

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre may be hanging up his four-ounce gloves for good.
On Wednesday morning, RDS’s Benoit Beudion reported St-Pierre plans to announce his retirement from …read more

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Set For UFC 237 Return

Mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira’s return is set. “Minotouro” will face Ryan “Superman” Spann at UFC 237, per MMA Junkie. The pay-per-view (PPV) goes down from …read more

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Report: Georges St. Pierre to Announce Retirement at Press Conference in Montreal

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St. Pierre is expected to announce his retirement from MMA at a press conference in Montreal on Thursday. …read more

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Report: GSP to announce retirement after failed negotiations with Khabib

It appears that former two-division champion Georges St-Pierre is going to announce his retirement from MMA. According to reports, Georges St-Pierre is set to officially hang up his gloves tomorrow. …read more

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Zoila Frausto believes she’s better than her Combate Americas 31 opponent everywhere

For former Bellator titleholder Zoila Frausto, taking time away from MMA had nothing to do with the competition aspect of the sport, but its association with a difficult time in …read more

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How Paige VanZant has fought to build her brand

We caught up with the MMA star fresh off her most recent win to talk about how she has built her brand, and how marketing and perception have played into …read more

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira draws Ryan Spann for UFC 237 in Brazil

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A light heavyweight bout between MMA legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Ryan Spann is the latest addition …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 Fallout - If I Did It

Welcome to IF I DID IT where we analyze and solve PR kerfuffles from the MMA world (insert hand gesture) not beyond. This week we discuss the fallout from UFC …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2019, 6:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! In Case You Wondered, Rousey Still Can’t Shadowbox

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Shadowboxing is an odd practice, and admittedly, not every fighter looks good …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2019, 5:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 1 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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Valerie Loureda: ‘I’m Not Just A Pretty Face’

Bellator women’s flyweight competitor Valerie Loureda made a huge statement in her mixed martial arts (MMA) debut last weekend (Sat. February 16, 2019). Loureda, a Taekwondo black belt, defeated Colby …read more

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Hashtag Files: A close examination of John Dodson's social media presence

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

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Posted on February 19, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Big Whoop

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) booked Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) phenom, Kron Gracie, to make his Octagon debut at the UFC on ESPN 1 mixed martial arts (MMA) event last weekend in …read more

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Luke Sanders Could Barely Walk Before UFC on ESPN 1 Victory

Luke Sanders just picked up one of the biggest victories of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Over the weekend (Sun. February 17, 2019) “Cool Hand” knocked out former UFC …read more

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Live! UFC Prague Results & Play-By-Play!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its long-awaited debut inside O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, by way of the UFC Fight Night 145 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on …read more

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Art of the split decision: Gian Villante explains 'the worst thing ever'

Listening to the reading of a split decision might just be the most agonizing moment possible in an MMA fight. Gian Villante, fighting on ESPN + on Saturday, has four …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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MMA's week out of the cage: Mike Perry gets engaged, fighters on 'Family Feud'

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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Morning Report: Joe Rogan calls Francis Ngannou ‘the scariest guy I’ve ever seen’

On Sunday evening, Francis Ngannou reintroduced himself to the MMA world, knocking out former two-time UFC champion Cain Velasquez in just 26 seconds at UFC Phoenix. It was the biggest …read more

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Midnight Mania! DC Won’t Fight, Will Beat Ngannou

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Daniel Cormier is very loyal to his teammates, and had to …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Bellator 216 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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Bellator 215 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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Bellator 215 post-event facts: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov no-contest among shortest in MMA history

The first half of Bellator’s weekend doubleheader went down on Friday with Bellator 215. Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., hosted the event, which aired on Paramount and streamed on …read more

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Cain Velasquez Claims Knee Gave Out Without Francis Ngannou Punching Him

The last time the MMA world saw Cain Velasquez inside the UFC’s Octagon, he was pummeling Travis Browne into oblivion in the summer of 2016. …read more

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Francis Ngannou: 'I Think I Deserve a Title Shot'

Freak accident or lethal punches. Either way it’s sliced, a 26-second technical knockout win over one of the greatest heavyweights in MMA history is massive for one’s career. …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Francis Ngannou’s resurgence is no fluke

For a few minutes on Sunday night, a few seconds of footage that comprised the UFC Phoenix main event functioned as a Rorschach test of sorts for MMA observers. Upon …read more

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UFC Phoenix results: Paul Felder kicks his way to decision win over James Vick

If you don’t have an answer for leg kicks early, you’re probably going to be hurting late.
In case you forgot that bit of MMA truism, Paul Felder put on a …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 results: Kron Gracie picks up family's first UFC win since 1994, submitting Alex Caceres

PHOENIX – Kron Gracie (5-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) proved victorious in his UFC debut, picking up an octagon win for MMA’s first family for the first in more than 24 …read more

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UFC Phoenix Highlights! Bermudez Remains Perfect With First-Round D’Arce Choke

Manny Bermudez kept his perfect MMA record in tact earlier tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 from inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, when …read more

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Highlights! Sanders Viciously Stops Barao At UFC Phoenix

Luke Sanders captured the biggest win of his MMA career earlier tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 from inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, …read more

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Bellator 216 video highlights: Taekwondo master Valerie Loureda shines in MMA debut

Bellator 216 took place Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and streamed on DAZN.
In the main event, Michael Page advanced to the semifinals of the welterweight grand …read more

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Michael Page vs. Paul Daley video highlights: A surprisingly tactical grudge match at Bellator 216

The biggest grudge match in Bellator history. The biggest MMA fight in the history of the U.K. Bad blood simmering for years. Michael Page vs. Paul Daley had all the …read more

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‘Mama, we made it’: For UFC fighters, MMA on ESPN is an opportunity to take sport to new level

It’s a new era in the UFC.
For almost a decade, the world’s largest fight promotion has had a home with FOX.
But on Sunday night, at UFC Phoenix, …read more

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Conor McGregor pens lengthy tribute to MMA legend Bas Rutten

Although Conor McGregor is known for his venomous pre-fight trash talk, he is always quick to pay respect to the MMA legends that preceded him.

Speaking on Instagram over the …read more

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UFC Phoenix: ‘DC’ Breaks Down ‘Ngannou Vs Velasquez’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just hours away from its upcoming UFC on ESPN 1 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, taking place tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) from inside Talking …read more

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Highlights: Mirko Cro Cop Edges Out Roy Nelson At Bellator 216

In the co-main event of tonight’s (Sat. February 17, 2019) Bellator 216 event, mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight legends Mirko Cro Cop and Roy Nelson went to war. Cro Cop …read more

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Bellator 216 Highlights! Taekwondo Champion Valerie Loureda Scores Impressive TKO In Pro Debut

United States Taekwondo champion Valerie Loureda made a memorable professional MMA debut earlier tonight (Sat., Feb. 16, 2019) at Bellator 216 live on DAZN from inside Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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Bellator 216 results, video highlights: Valerie Loureda impressive, pounds out Colby Fletcher for TKO in debut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Taekwondo standout Valerie Loureda didn’t disappoint in her highly anticipated pro MMA debut Saturday.
Loureda (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), against a game opponent in Colby Fletcher (1-3 MMA, …read more

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Are We Cursed? Watch Cage Warriors 101 Main Event End With Broken Leg

There is something seriously wrong with MMA main events this weekend.
Over the course of the past 24 hours, Matt Mitrione’s main event clash with Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215 ended …read more

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Bisping: Lobov’s Bare Knuckle Crossover ‘A Backwards Step’

Artem Lobov surprised the MMA community earlier this week when he announced he signed a six-figure contract with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.
The news came just a few weeks after Lobov …read more

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Video: Cage Warriors 101 headliner ends after Sofiane Boukichou's leg breaks on kick

The weekend of unfortunate finishes in MMA headliners continued Saturday.
In the main event of Cage Warriors 101 from Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, Sofiane Boukichou and Tom Aspinall were just …read more

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Pull No Punches 05 - Liz Carmouche Turns Down Nude Sports Illustrated Shoot: ‘I have to answer to my son’

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

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Pic! The Aftermath Of This Invicta FC 34 Eye Poke Is Horrifying

Last night’s mixed martial arts (MMA) action did not end all that well.
Not only did Matt Mitrione’s main event clash with Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215 end in 15 seconds …read more

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Live! UFC Phoenix Early Weigh-In Results!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is staging the official weigh-in event for tomorrow night’s (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) UFC on ESPN 1 mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card from inside Talking …read more

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Bellator 216: Michael Page vs. Paul Daley Toe-to-Toe Preview

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Page vs. Daley for Bellator 216, and everything you don’t about the MMA history of Robin Hood. Michael Page …read more

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Midnight Mania! Cougar Attack Gets Gracie Breakdown

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
The runner who choked a half-grown mountain lion to death has finally …read more

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Highlights: Groin Shot Ends Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov In 15 Seconds

This is certainly not the way mixed martial arts (MMA) fans wanted to see the Bellator 215 main event end tonight (Fri. February 15, 2019). 15 seconds into the fight, …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on February 16, 2019, 5:16 am By
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VIDEO | Chris Leben signs with BKFC following WBKFF fallout

In 2013, The Ultimate Fighter season 1 “bad boy” Chris Leben retired from MMA on the heels of a rough four-fight losing streak.

As is the case with most MMA fighter …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Beyond UFC debut, Kron Gracie focused on fighting 'as much as possible, as soon as possible'

PHOENIX – There are two sides to being a Gracie in the MMA world.
On the one hand, being part of Brazilian jiu-jitsu and MMA royalty is the type of thing …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on February 16, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Alex Caceres gets philosophical about MMA, says he’s ‘reverting back’ to where he was ‘as a child’

PHOENIX — At UFC Phoenix media day, Alex Caceres discusses going back to the child he was without “false machismo,” MMA feeling like less of a job now, not knowing …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on February 15, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Struggling Fedor Not (Yet) Worthy Of Kharitonov

Despite the fact that Sergei Kharitonov and Fedor Emelianenko threw hands at the same time in PRIDE Fighting Championships, as well as the Strikeforce mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, they …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Face Off! Watch ‘MVP’ Staredown ‘Semtex’

Bellator MMA is less than 24 hours away from its Bellator 216: “MVP vs. Semtex” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on DAZN, locked and loaded for this Saturday night (Feb. …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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The 23 greatest MMA rivalries of all time

Rivals don’t need to be enemies – but it certainly helps. Just before a long-awaited grudge match between Bellator stars Paul Daley and Michael Page gets settled at Bellator 216 …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

5 reasons to watch Bellator 216: Michael Page vs. Paul Daley, of course; but there's much more

Bellator’s second event of the weekend takes place Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena. The fight card, Bellator 216, features what might be the biggest fight in U.K. MMA history when …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

MMA Rundown: 2/15 - 2/17 - ONE, Cage Warriors make for a stacked weekend

Lot of offerings with international and regional MMA action for this mid-February weekend. While the UFC makes its maiden voyage (for a full event) on ESPN and Bellator pulls off …read more

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Austin Vanderford ready for spotlight that comes with Bellator 215 televised fight

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Austin Vanderford had a shot in 2018 to get to the biggest levels of MMA, and through no real fault of his own he was denied the …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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