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Filipe Esteves wins title in Brazil, donates purse to opponent

Filipe Esteves (right) submitted Rildeci Dias to claim a flyweight belt in Salvador. | Adilton Venegeroles, Brazil MMA

Filipe Esteves improved to 7-0 as a MMA fighter and captured …read more

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Kurt Angle: Lesnar would only return to the UFC for a fight with Jones

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Kurt Angle has given an update on Brock Lesnar’s UFC future. WWE’s Kurt Angle thinks fellow wrestler turned successful MMA fighter Brock Lesnar …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Yoel Romero Used ‘Dirty’ Tactics? No Way?!?

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero’s bout …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Askren: Maia fight ‘done deal’ for UFC Singapore

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Ben Askren will look to rebound from his first MMA loss in a crucial welterweight pairing with veteran Demian Maia. Two of the best …read more

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Video: This is an MMA news show

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In the latest This Is an MMA News Show, we recap UFC 241 and look forward to what’s on the horizon. …read more

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Posted on August 20, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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13 fighters break CSAC weight gain rules for UFC 241

13 fighters have broken the weight recommendation guidelines provided by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) at UFC 241.
CSAC helps regulate extreme weight-cutting for MMA fights in California. For health …read more

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Posted on August 20, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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In her mind, Mallory Martin sees herself becoming a UFC fighter

Mallory Martin has incorporated visualization and other mental training techniques into her MMA preparation. She’ll try and bring her visions to a reality on DWCS. …read more

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Posted on August 20, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! 13 Fighters Gain Too Much Weight At UFC 241

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

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Chael Sonnen: Miocic Knocking Out Cormier ‘Cost Jon Jones $8 Million’

Stipe Miocic regained his heavyweight title by knocking out Daniel Cormier (highlights here) in the main event of last weekend’s UFC 241. One prominent MMA personality believes that result cost …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Showtime Has No Time For ‘Funky’ Squabbles

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I’m not sure how mixed martial arts (MMA) got to a place where it must now answer to Dillon Danis, but the Bellator big …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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That’s A Wrap!

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It’s fun to pick on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and let’s be honest, criticizing the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is like …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Cory Sandhagen: No One in Bantamweight Division Can Beat Henry Cejudo Except for Me

Cory Sandhagen passed the most difficult test of his MMA career to date at UFC 241. …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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5 biggest takeaways from UFC 241: Diaz's comeback, Miocic's KO, Cormier's future

What mattered most at UFC 241 in Anaheim, Calif.? Here are a few post-fight musings …
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1. A winning Nathan Diaz makes MMA a better place
From beginning …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Nate Diaz is MMA’s most compelling star, and maybe it’s biggest

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The look of the UFC 241 fight poster was never quite right, though entirely fitting. In it, Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic took center stage, …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Time To Hang ‘Em Up, (Ex) Champ

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As far as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pay-per-view (PPV) events are concerned, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans certainly got their money’s worth with UFC …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2019, 6:46 am By
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UFC 241 sells out, breaks live gate record for MMA in California

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A highly anticipated rematch and the return of Nate Diaz contributed to record numbers at UFC 241.
The pay-per-view event …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2019, 6:46 am By
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Khama Worthy high-fives friend Devonte Smith, crowd boos, wins by TKO seconds later

Displays of sportsmanship are nice in MMA, but sometimes they’re annoying. Full-fledged hugs are a bit too much in the middle of a fistfight.
That said, you couldn’t blame Devonte Smith …read more

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Costa Builds On Romero Beef, Wants Title Shot With UFC 241 win

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Undefeated middleweight Paulo Costa will enter the biggest fight of his MMA career later tonight (Sat., Aug. 17, 2019) at …read more

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Nate Diaz laughs when he thinks about marijuana's growing popularity

Think back to 2004, the year Nate Diaz made his professional MMA debut at WEC 12.
Back then, zero states legalized marijuana for recreational use. The number of states with legalized …read more

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Posted on August 17, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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UFC 241 Results: Cormier vs. Miocic

UFC 241 goes down tonight (Sat., 2019) from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to …read more

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Posted on August 17, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Jones Angered By Sonnen’s ‘Amazing Imagination’

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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 over six years …read more

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Posted on August 17, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Team of Couture, Liddell, Bader, Woodley, MacFarlane to Participate on Celebrity Family Feud

“Family Feud” better watch out, as a rumble between MMA champions and WWE stars is heading to the show this weekend. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Cormier Living In The ‘Here And Now’ Entering UFC 241

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Daniel Cormier really doesn’t know what’s going happen to his mixed martial arts (MMA) career following his title rematch with Stipe Miocic this …read more

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Posted on August 17, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Stamp Fairtex gets new career on track with submission win at ONE: Dreams of Gold

Stamp Fairtex rules ONE Championship’s atomweight divisions in both kickboxing and Muay Thai. She took the first step on her MMA journey with the promotion on Friday and scored a …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Team of Couture, Liddell, Bader, Woodley and MacFarlane to Participate on Celebrity Family Feud

“Family Feud” better watch out, as a rumble between MMA champions and WWE stars is heading to the show this weekend. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on August 16, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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William Knight Says UFC Developmental Deal 'Real Good'

William Knight was only a pro in MMA for 15 months before earning a shot on Dana White’s Contender Series. …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Anthony Pettis' peaks and valleys: Will it all lead to a UFC 241 masterpiece vs. Nate Diaz?

Duke Roufus uncorks a volley of cliches when describing how he and Anthony Pettis overcame perhaps the most jarring career turnaround in MMA history.
“We’ve picked up the pieces, circled the …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Anthony Pettis suspects ‘something was said’ before Conor McGregor threw punch

Anthony Pettis — like most members of the MMA community — saw the video of Conor McGregor punching an older man inside a bar in Ireland. Speaking to MMA Junkie …read more

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[Feature] From Writing to Fighting: Bloody Debut

Benjamin Olfindo

Continuing the events on ‘From Writing to Fighting: Colleagues Competing,’ Bloody Elbow’s Managing Editor Anton Tabuena competes in his MMA debut. This is a follow up to …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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UFC 241's Ian Heinisch says painkiller relapse helped him renew focus in MMA career

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Ian Heinisch has accepted that his battle is a daily one, and that’s made him a better human being.
Heinisch already has experienced more in his 31 years …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Sorry Aussies, No Volkanovski At UFC 243

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
UFC 243 is set to be …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Daniel Cormier struggling to decide if UFC 241 will be final fight

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Daniel Cormier has already exceeded the expected retirement date for his MMA career, and it appears the UFC heavyweight champion is waiting to pick the right moment …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva, former UFC title challenger, signs with Bare Knuckle FC

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva has a new home – but it’s not with an MMA or kickboxing promotion.
“Bigfoot” will be taking his talents to bare-knuckle boxing. According …read more

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Today in MMA History: When Cris Cyborg vs. Gina Carano elevated women's MMA to new heights

(Editor’s note: This story first published on Aug. 15, 2017.)
When she stepped into the cage for the biggest fight in the history of women’s MMA, Gina Carano couldn’t feel the …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen: Israel Adesanya Will ‘Replace’ Jon Jones

Chael Sonnen has a harsh theory involving Jon Jones. Dominant UFC light heavyweight champion ‘Bones’ has been just that for the majority of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. He’s …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Staredowns! ‘DC’ Representing The Lollipop Guild

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just two days away from its upcoming UFC 241: “Cormier vs. Miocic 2” pay-per-view (PPV) event, and to help mixed martial arts (MMA) fans get …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Peace! Diaz No-Shows UFC 241 Media Day

Esther Lin

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its UFC 241 open workouts on Weds. in advance of the “Cormier vs. Miocic 2” pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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7 reasons to consider Daniel Cormier the MMA GOAT

Talk of the greatest MMA fighter of all time is back with UFC heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier set to rematch Stipe Miocic at UFC 241.
You might think Cormier (22-1 MMA, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 and Pettis vs. Diaz odds, preview & picks

The Daniel Cormier versus Stipe Miocic rematch highlights UFC 241. Can Stipe Miocic gain revenge over legendary MMA fighter Cormier? Or, will the former Olympic wrestler send Miocic to the …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 6:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Is ‘Showtime’ Vs. McGregor Next?

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Look, no one knows when …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC Heavyweight Francis Ngannou to Have Role on Next ‘Fast & Furious’ Movie

Francis Ngannou will be the second UFC talent — and third MMA star overall — to play a part in the “Fast & Furious” franchise. …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Israel Adesanya on journey from MMA fan to UFC champion: ‘It’s crazy’

Israel Adesanya has only been fighting in the UFC for a little over a year, but he’s quickly become a household name as well as the interim middleweight champion of …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Fans Start Massive Petition For Joe Rogan To Moderate Presidential Debate

Joe Rogan will be moderating the 2020 Presidential Debate if MMA fans have their way. According to a report from MMA Mania, thousands of fight fans have signed a petition …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Pull No Punches Ep. 30 - Mickey Gall Casts the Ultimate MMA Movie, Talks Hollywood Career

June M. Williams

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

Source:: BloodyElbow

Daniel Cormier Knows What He Would Do Differently Against Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have arguably the biggest rivalry in all of MMA. The two do not like each other and have fought twice before. There, “Bones” won by …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Bitter Whittaker Going To Shut You Up

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, knows that some mixed martial arts (MMA) fans have been questioning his …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Coach: Anthony Pettis was ‘the Conor before Conor was Conor’

Conor McGregor is far and away the biggest star in MMA history. Yet Duke Roufus, the coach behind former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, believes Pettis blazed a trail for …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Midnight Mania! Betting Odds Release For Cejudo Vs. Shevchenko!

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

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Death penalty sought against MMA fighter Cedric Marks, accused of two murders in Texas

BELTON, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors in Texas plan to seek the death penalty for a professional MMA fighter accused in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Texas prosecutors seek death penalty for Marks

Prosecutors in Texas have filed formal notice to seek the death penalty against MMA fighter Cedric Marks, who has been indicted in the murder of two people. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on August 13, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Paige VanZant to fight out UFC contract, wants to prove her worth

Paige VanZant is about to be one of MMA’s hottest free agents.
With one fight left on her current UFC deal, VanZant (8-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) says she wants to fight …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Stefan Struve returns from retirement, faces Ben Rothwell at UFC on ESPN 7

It took Stefan Struve less than six months to decide that retirement from MMA wasn’t for him.
The big Dutchman will make his return from retirement against Ben Rothwell at UFC …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Family’s ‘drug addiction’ and ‘alcohol abuse’ led Josh Emmett to MMA

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Josh Emmett’s zero-fear attitude inside the Octagon was developed at a very young age. Josh Emmett says fighting another …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Video: This is an MMA News Show

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In the debut of This is an MMA News Show, we recap a busy weekend of MMA events and look forward to …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier says Stipe Miocic ‘acted a little bit like a brat’ sitting out

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic are two of the most standup guys in MMA. So heading into their heavyweight title rematch at UFC 241, one …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Can Johnny Walker Wrestle With ‘Bones?’

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Jon Jones may be discussing Daniel Cormier …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Free fight: Watch the superman punch that set Anthony Pettis up to fight Nate Diaz

Before heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic take center stage at UFC 241, Anthony Pettis and Nate Diaz will compete in a 170-pound showdown which has many MMA fans excited.
UFC …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Did Masvidal Finally Thank Askren For Popularity Surge?

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At the moment, no one is hotter in mixed martial arts (MMA) than Jorge Masvidal, as the heavy-handed slugger has …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Report: Chi Lewis-Parry in talks to sign with UFC

The veteran kickboxer has beaten utterly no one of note in MMA. Maybe it pays to beef with Jon Jones.
Veteran MMA heavyweight Chi Lewis-Parry is in talks to sign …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Demetrious Johnson Denies Bending The Knee To ‘Triple C’

UFC two-division champ Henry Cejudo – or ‘Triple C,’ as he calls himself – is making waves in the MMA world with his cringe factor. And Demetrious Johnson seems to …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on August 12, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Floyd Mayweather names the world's best MMA fighter – and it's not Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather went to social media to name the man he believes is the best MMA fighter in the world.
And no, it’s not former featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Henry Cejudo wants to become first intergender world champion by fighting Valentina Shevchenko

Current UFC ‘champ champ’ Henry Cejudo is not happy that fans and analysts are touting Valentina Shevchenko as the most dominant MMA champion in the world.
The UFC’s reigning men’s flyweight …read more

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Henry Cejudo wants to become first intergender world champion by fighting Valentina Shevchenko

Current UFC ‘champ champ’ Henry Cejudo is not happy that fans and analysts are touting Valentina Shevchenko as the most dominant MMA champion in the world.
The UFC’s reigning men’s flyweight …read more

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A.J. Agazarm vs. Jonathan Quiroz set for Bellator 228

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Multi-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion A.J. Agazarm will look to pick up the second win of his young professional MMA career against Jonathan Quiroz at Bellator …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on August 12, 2019, 12:16 am By
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MMA's week out of the cage: Old enemies Jorge Masvidal, Michael Bisping get chummy

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

Source:: MMAJunkie

BKFC 7 Results: Jim Alers stops Leonard Garcia, Chase Sherman wins heavyweight title

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jim Alers went full throttle at BKFC 7.
The former UFC fighter stopped MMA veteran Leonard Garcia in their main event clash on Saturday night …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC on ESPN+ 14 results: Gilbert Burns halts Aleksei Kunchenko's 20-fight winning streak

Gilbert Burns brought the second longest MMA winning streak among active UFC fighters to an end when he beat Aleksei Kunchenko at UFC on ESPN+ 14.
In his return to the …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Former WBC, IBF boxing champion Ava Knight signs with Bellator, debuts next month

Former World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation champion Ava Knight is taking her talents to MMA.
Sporting an 18-2-5 record in boxing, Knight (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will debut at …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Marina Rodriguez: “The whole world will know me” after UFC Uruguay

Brazil’s Marina Rodriguez looks to improve to 12-0-1 as a MMA fighter against Tecia Torres. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Marina Rodriguez predicts a life-changing night …read more

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Hot Tweets: The ongoing saga of Cris Cyborg and what is the best gym in MMA?

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Man, the fallout from Cris Cyborg vs. Dana White is still coming down, so let’s talk about that plus some fantasy match-making and the best …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on August 10, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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UFC Uruguay Results: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche

UFC Uruguay goes down tonight (Sat. August 10, 2019) from the Antel Arena on ESPN+. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! ‘They Made Him Look Like A Buffoon’

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
In Quentin Tarantino’s latest …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Chael Sonnen Offers Interesting Take On Miesha Tate’s Show Banning Colby Covington

Colby Covington made more headlines in the MMA world by getting banned from Miesha Tate’s radio show this week. Chael Sonnen has his own unique perspective on the situation. Covington …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Usman Dismisses Whittaker, Romero’s Wrestling Abilities

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya is …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2019, 4:16 am By
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MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for July: The flyweights deliver again

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best fights from July 2019: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2019, 1:16 am By
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‘He’s A Very Good Person’

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Even though it’s UFC Fight Night 156: “Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2” fight week, the mixed martial arts (MMA) news cycle has been consumed by …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Businessman sues pub for alleged violent attack by MMA fighters

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Nathan Tonelli is suing the owner of Squamish’s Chieftain Hotel and Pub after allegedly being attacked by MMA fighters outside the …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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From Mat to Cage: Rodolfo Vieira

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A look at the grappling career of multiple-time world champion Rodolfo Vieira and how his game has translated to MMA thus far in …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Dana White Confident That 'The Ultimate Fighter' Will Be Back on TV

“The Ultimate Fighter” has been credited into turning MMA into what it is today, with the Season 1 light heavyweight final between Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar seen as one …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Amid perceptions of favoritism, PFL makes nice with top MMA managers

Over the past several months, executives from the Professional Fighters League have pulled aside several high-profile MMA managers to make nice.

The executives – CEO Peter Murray, executive VP business affairs …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Midnight Mania! ‘Mature’ Mike Perry Gets Philosophical

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Mike Perry is a staple of …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Bellator Prospect Valerie Loureda to Compete on Reality Show ‘Exatlon Estados Unidos’

Just two bouts into her professional MMA career, Valerie Loureda has already garnered some crossover appeal. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on August 7, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Jiu-jitsu legend Rodolfo Vieira learned valuable lessons in quick MMA road to UFC

Rodolfo Vieira is a five-time BJJ world champion and holds a 5-0 record in MMA. | Photo by ACB

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Rodolfo Vieira will become one of the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

IF I DID IT - Colby Covington & Cyborg Bizarre PR

June M. Williams

Welcome to IF I DID IT where we analyze and solve PR kerfuffles from the MMA world (insert hand gesture) not beyond. Join your host, the …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley continues music career with new song

Tyron Woodley has his irons many fires, whether that’s fighting, working as an MMA analyst, or rapping in his new song: Money Love.
The former welterweight champion released this hip hop …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Bellator prospect Valerie Loureda puts MMA career on hold to join reality show

One of Bellator’s most popular up-and-comers is taking a brief hiatus from MMA competition.
Undefeated women’s flyweight prospect Valerie Loureda (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) is set to put her life …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on August 7, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Kayla Harrison says she’s ‘like a female Khabib but better’

PFL women’s lightweight contender Kayla Harrison is fighting with so much confidence these days. The Olympic gold medalist judoka is a perfect 5-0 in MMA and has gone public in …read more

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Show Money 29: Unredacted UFC antitrust filings, Endeavor IPO, Zuffa Boxing and more

June M. Williams

The Show Money crew is back to spew their sometimes educated, sometimes random theories on the only show exclusively dedicated to the business of MMA. The …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Holly Holm-Raquel Pennington Rematch Set for UFC 243 in Melbourne

Holly Holm will return to the site of her greatest achievement in MMA when she faces Raquel Pennington in a rematch at UFC 243 in Melbourne. …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 6:46 am By
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Midnight Mania! Disney To Offer ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ Streaming Bundle

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Per a report from The Verge, Disney …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 4:16 am By
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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for July: An Olympian stays unbeaten

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submissions from July 2019: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 2:46 am By
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DWCS 23 Highlights: Herbert Burns Taps Darrick Minner

The brother of UFC fighter Gilbert Burns, Herbert may have earned himself a contract with the most recognized MMA promotion. Burns shared the Octagon with Darrick Minner on Dana White’s …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Conor McGregor Ranks In Top 5 Of Social Media’s Most Valuable Athletes

Conor McGregor clearly doesn’t need to fight to stay popular on social media. As the MMA world awaits any news of his return, ‘The Notorious’ is enjoying the fruits of …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Francis Ngannou protege Ciryl Gane excited for UFC debut, says seven opponents declined

Francis Ngannou isn’t France’s only resident MMA beast on the UFC roster. Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 14, a rising French heavyweight will look to follow in the footsteps of …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

MMA fighter may have beat up ‘gimp’ accused of terrorizing village

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A bizarre story combining MMA and BDSM …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Czech out how they do MMA in the Czech Republic

Here at The Blue Corner, we absolutely love the spectacle of mixed martial arts. It’s why we loved the old-school PRIDE days, why ONE Championship and Rizin FF’s big shows …read more

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Colby Covington blasts ‘biggest piece of s**t in all of sports’ Jon Jones

Polarizing UFC welterweight star Colby Covington left a few members of the MMA community quite disappointed when he walloped Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC Newark on Saturday. …read more

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Kayla Harrison calls out Cris Cyborg: 'PFL has a very special place for you, and it's second'

Highly touted two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison may be young in her MMA career, but she’s already shooting for the stars.
Harrison (5-0 MMA, 5-0 PFL) called out MMA’s …read more

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Midnight Mania! Watch Brutal Arm Break From Lion Fight 57!

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Lion Fight 57 …read more

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Kamaru Usman: People Hate Colby Covington Because of WWE Aspect He Brings to MMA

Even after they meet in the Octagon as expected later this year, Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington will likely never be the best of friends. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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