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Rafael Lovato Jr. Expects To Finish Gegard Mousasi

In the main event of Bellator London, Gegard Mousasi is putting his middleweight title on the line. He is taking on jiu-jitsu ace, and undefeated MMA fighter, Rafael Lovato Jr. …read more

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Daniel Cormier, Israel Adesanya, among fighters nominated for Best MMA Fighter ESPY

It pays to be a “champ champ.”
On Wednesday, ESPN announced its nominees for the 2019 ESPY Awards ceremony, which takes place July 10 in Los Angeles. Traditionally, MMA fighters have …read more

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VIDEO | Anderson Silva’s son wins Muay Thai debut by TKO

Anderson Silva’s son, Gabriel Silva is following in the footsteps of his father as he secured a confident TKO victory in his combat sports debut.
MMA veterans have paved the way …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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No Hard Feelings!

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, was expected to bring his pay-per-view (PPV) shit show back to the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) organization this summer …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Dana White dishes on MMA’s future during UFC Apex scrum (video)

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It seems like every time we turn around, UFC president Dana White is saying “you guys won’t believe what’s coming next.” There’s good reason for that. …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Liz Carmouche headlines UFC on ESPN+ 14

UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will have the opportunity to avenge the only stoppage loss of her MMA career. But it won’t be an easy time.
Shevchenko will face pioneering fighter …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Sources: Shevchenko-Carmouche rematch set

Valentina Shevchenko’s second title defense will come Aug. 10 against Liz Carmouche — one of only two women she has lost to in her MMA career — sources told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Thanks For The Paycheck, Stupid

How stupid are mixed martial arts (MMA) fans?
Stupid enough to think a low-rent bum like Artem Lobov can somehow stand and trade with God’s gift to boxing. Well, that seems …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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John Kavanagh Still Hoping For ‘Very Exciting’ McGregor vs. Diaz Trilogy

Conor McGregor’s motivation to fight in mixed martial arts (MMA) is back. At least, that’s the case according to his longtime head coach John Kavanagh. The SBG Ireland front man …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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John Kavanagh confirms Dillon Danis knee injury, unsure about rehab or surgery

Just two fights into his MMA career, Dillon Danis is having to deal with the toll the sport can take on the body.
Danis’s coach John Kavanagh confirmed on Ariel Helwani’s …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Malignaggi thanks ‘f-cking stupid’ MMA fans for making Lobov fight possible

“I think of it like, thank god that this fan base in MMA is so f—king stupid that they actually have made this possible.” Paulie Malignaggi is using every trick …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen proclaims himself ‘best drug cheat’ of his era

Last weekend, after a stoppage loss to former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, MMA star Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from the sport.
Sonnen retires with an impressive resume. He …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Bellator’s Scott Coker Open To Cross-Promotion, But UFC’s Dana White Unlikely To Budge

If we learned anything about Bellator 222, it’s that cross-promotion between major MMA organizations is something that fans can fall in love with. Opening up the main card on DAZN …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Dillashaw Worried Faber Might Be Out Of Money

After a long and fruitful career as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, one that included a championship title for World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC), former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight …read more

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Dillon Danis Says Jon Jones Blocked Him on Social Media

Dillon Danis wants to fight everybody and recently said he would best UFC Light-heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones. The jiu-jitsu specialist is now 2-0 in MMA and feels his submission game …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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James Gallagher: MMA will soon be all about me

Ahead of Bellator London this weekend, Conor McGregor’s teammate and rising star James Gallagher sets his sights on getting to the top of MMA. …read more

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BREAKING BARRIERS: The Story of Ronda Rousey and the Rise of Women’s MMA (video)

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Ronda Rousey’s run of dominance in the UFC captivated the public far beyond the sports world, and blazed a trail for all female fighters to follow.
Not only was …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Dillashaw: Faber ‘probably should have stayed retired’

Former UFC bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw isn’t surprised that his former training partner Urijah Faber is returning to MMA. T.J. Dillashaw isn’t surprised to see Urijah Faber back, but believes …read more

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Matt Mitrione-Sergei Kharitonov rematch headlines Bellator 225

A fight which had one of the more infamous finishes in recent MMA history gets a runback on Aug. 24.
Matt Mitrione andSergei Kharitonov will square off in a heavyweight rematch …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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VanZant: ‘Terrifying’ Shevchenko Will Not Be Dethroned

Valentina Shevchenko has solidified her status as one of the best female mixed martial arts (MMA) combatants in the world in her last few fights, taking it to former women’s …read more

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Paige VanZant Updates Return Timeline From Gruesome Arm Injury

UFC women’s flyweight contender Paige VanZant looks to have a long road towards an MMA return. Despite winning her last fight over Rachael Ostovich in January, VanZant remains on the …read more

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Dillon Danis makes bold prediction for potential MMA fight with Jon Jones

Last weekend, on the main card of Bellator 222, Dillon Danis improved to 2-0 in MMA with a submission victory over Max Humphrey. Shortly after this sophomore win, the Brazilian …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Paulie Malignaggi credits ‘f**king stupid’ MMA fans for setting up ‘easy’ Artem Lobov payday

This weekend, in the main event of BKFC 6 in Tampa, Florida, former boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi will meet UFC veteran Artem Lobov in bare knuckle fight.
Given his accolades in …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Spicely Secures Winn With Silva Scratched

With just a few days to go before the UFC Fight Night 154 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, the promotion is making some last-minute changes to the ESPN2 …read more

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Bellator’s Kielholtz believes camp switch will lead to best version of herself

Ahead of her return at Bellator London, Kickboxing world champion, Denise Kielholtz, has moved to Team Schrijber to round out her MMA game. Despite losing her last Bellator MMA …read more

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Evolution of the Guard Pass in MMA

In this two-part series, BJJ & Judo black belt Tommy Elliott examines the fundamentals of guard passing and the divergence between MMA and sport BJJ. As well as diving into …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Unbalanced MMA Fans Still Harassing Heather Hardy

Sticks and stones may break my bones but psychos with AK-47 machine guns will always hurt me. I think most female mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters understand that at some …read more

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Evolution of the Guard Pass in MMA: Part II - From Hawaii to Dagestan

In the second half of this two-part series, BJJ & Judo black belt Tommy Elliott dives into the evolution of guard passing in MMA, through four fighters who exemplified the …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Mousasi: ‘For a long time, it was suspicious’ that Dillashaw was on PEDs

Gegard Mousasi sounds off on T.J. Dillashaw PED mess, while blasting other fighters who’ve failed their respective drug tests. Throughout his storied MMA career, Gegard Mousasi was never embroiled in …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Dana White on Justin Bieber vs. Tom Cruise: ‘We can talk’

Justin Bieber recently made his way into MMA headlines by calling for a fight with Mission Impossible star Tom Cruise and asking the UFC President Dana White to promote it.

I …read more

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Bellator's Haim Gozali on MMA's Israeli popularity: 'It’s become the top sport'

NEW YORK – Haim Gozali is an MMA anomaly. Not only does he hail from Israel – a country not known as an MMA hotbed – he’s age 46.
Friday …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier hints that Stipe Miocic rematch may be his final fight

Over the weekend, Chael Sonnen retired from MMA after getting stopped by Lyoto Machida at Bellator 222. It was the latest in a run of high-profile retirements from the sport …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Fighters celebrate Father's Day on social media

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Tyron Woodley: Henry Cejudo is ‘annoying everybody’

UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo is not just a tremendous fighter but also an interesting character.
While some members of the MMA community find his personality charming, however, not …read more

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Posted on June 16, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Evolution of the Guard Pass in MMA: Part I - The basics

In part one of this two-part series, BJJ & Judo black belt Tommy Elliott examines the fundamentals of guard passing and the divergence between MMA and sport BJJ. Note: This …read more

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Posted on June 16, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Hot Tweets: Welcoming the new world of MMA co-promotion, plus who is the best fighter in Hollywood

Bellator and Rizin are co-promoting, Weili Zhang got a title shot, and Justin Bieber called out Tom Cruise for a fight. Let’s talk about all of that plus the debut …read more

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Pull No Punches 22 - Leslie Smith talks UFC legal disputes, Dana White and Donald Trump

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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Bellator 222: Four fights into MMA career, Mike Kimbel declares himself 'the future'

NEW YORK – It didn’t take long for Mike Kimbel to get his confidence and swagger back.
In February, after a pair of highlight-reel wins to open his pro career, Kimbel …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen explains his decision to retire from MMA

Following his stoppage loss to Lyoto Machida last night, fan favorite Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from mixed martial arts.
Machida was able to catch Sonnen with a pair of flying …read more

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With his second retirement from MMA, Chael Sonnen leaves behind a legacy of success despite failure

On Friday night, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the illustrious career of Chael Sonnen came to an end, when Lyoto Machida finished him with a flying knee …read more

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Fedor signs 'retirement tour' deal with Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko, widely considered one of the best fighters in MMA history, has signed a multi-fight extension with Bellator, with promotion president Scott Coker calling it Emelianenko’s “retirement tour.” …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 6:46 am By
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Sonnen retires after Machida loss at Bellator 222

Chael Sonnen is moving on from the sport of MMA. “The Bad Guy” is hanging up his gloves for good.
Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from MMA after losing to Lyoto …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 6:46 am By
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Fedor Emelianenko not retiring, signs new multi-fight Bellator contract

NEW YORK – Heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko will not retire from MMA after falling short of Bellator gold earlier this year.
Emelianenko (38-6 MMA, 2-2 BMMA), the former longtime PRIDE champion …read more

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Chael Sonnen retires from MMA after Bellator 222 loss: 'I had a good run'

NEW YORK – Chael Sonnen has decided to retire from MMA following his loss to Lyoto Machida at Bellator 222.
After a more than 22-year career, Sonnen (30-17-1 MMA, 2-3 BMMA) …read more

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Bellator 222 results: Lyoto Machida brutalizes Chael Sonnen with knees and punches

NEW YORK – On Friday night, two MMA legends finally exchanged blows inside the cage. A matchup years in the making, Lyoto Machida and Chael Sonnen finally crossed paths, with …read more

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Sonnen retires from MMA after loss to Machida

Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from MMA on Friday night after he suffered a brutal second-round TKO loss to former UFC champion Lyoto Machida at Bellator 222. …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Video: Machida stops Sonnen with flying knee, Chael retires

Lyoto Machida retired Chael Sonnen with a flying knee and follow up punches at Bellator 222. In the co-main event of Bellator 222, long time MMA veterans Lyoto Machida and …read more

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Midnight Mania! What’s Next For Aaron Pico After KO Loss?

Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Aaron Pico entered the mixed martial arts (MMA) world with a ridiculous amount of momentum behind him. While in high school, Pico proved himself a world-class wrestler …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2019, 4:16 am By
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They said what?! Pros react to Danis’ submission win at Bellator 222

Dillon Danis finished Max Humphrey with an armbar at Bellator 222. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. Dillon Danis picked his second professional MMA win at Bellator 222. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Kyoji Horiguchi's historic title win over Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 222

Kyoji Horiguchi made MMA history on Friday when he added the Bellator bantamweight title alongside his Rizin FF belt with a win over Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 222.
It was a …read more

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Dillashaw Details Decision To Cheat: 'I’m Not Mad I Did It'

T.J. Dillashaw has done his best to remain secluded since earning a two-year suspension from mixed martial arts (MMA) back in April and rightfully so.
The former UFC bantamweight champion not …read more

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Posted on June 14, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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‘Boring win’ in last fight has Heather Hardy focused on entertaining fans from now on

This may come as a surprise to some, but Heather Hardy is actually coming off of a win in her return to MMA action at Bellator 222.
That’s not just referring …read more

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Posted on June 14, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Khabib Says Tyson Fury Is The Best Heavyweight Boxer

Khabib Nurmagomedov is 27-0 and has a claim to be the greatest lightweight in MMA history, and possibly one of the greatest ever. But, in another combat sport in boxing, …read more

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Posted on June 14, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Sonnen: I win a title, or ‘I will be a failure’

Chael Sonnen is looking at a harsh reality in his career, as he enters his 48th professional fight this weekend against Lyoto Machida. MMA veteran Chael Sonnen may be …read more

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Posted on June 14, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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We’re re-watching the entire career of Giant Silva!

Zane Simon, Connor Ruebusch, & Phil Mackenzie are back and watching the best of the worst that MMA has to offer. This week with a deep dive into the career …read more

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Heather Hardy Knows She's Still Green in MMA

Heather Hardy is returning to mixed martial arts in the same place she made her pro debut at Bellator 222 in Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Dillon Danis says ‘there is no one that can even compare’ to him in MMA

Dillon Danis is set to return to the cage this Friday at Bellator 222. There, the jiu-jitsu star will take on Max Humphrey in what will be Danis’ second pro …read more

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Death Threats Caused Heather Hardy to Change Fighting Approach

Even though she came away from her last fight on the winning end, Heather Hardy really took the criticisms on her performance to heart. In her third MMA bout, Heather …read more

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Posted on June 13, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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False start to flashes of a star: Has Aaron Pico learned how to fight?

Aaron Pico was once considered the best prospect in MMA. Then he lost his debut in 24 seconds. Returning to the site of his first loss, Pico details his plan …read more

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Posted on June 13, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Bellator 222 is a pivotal fight in world champion boxer Heather Hardy’s MMA career

In the 14 months since she picked up a unanimous decision victory over Ana Julaton at Bellator 194, flyweight Heather Hardy returned to boxing with mixed results.
While Hardy was able …read more

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Dillon Danis: “I’m A Level Above Everybody” in MMA

Dillon Danis has one professional mixed martial arts fight and one victory in his career, yet he is already certain that he is cut from a different cloth from other …read more

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Posted on June 13, 2019, 2:46 am By
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Dillon Danis on 'a different level than everybody' but isn't trying to rush MMA career

NEW YORK – Dillon Danis wants to make sure that, when he reaches the top of MMA, there’s no doubt that he’s prepared for the moment.
Danis (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), …read more

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Posted on June 13, 2019, 12:46 am By
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BKFC 6: Dakota Cochrane in, Brennan Ward out vs. Chris Leben

Just as soon as Brennan Ward returned to the combat sports world, he’s back out.
Ward, who retired from MMA last year, recently signed to fight Chris Leben next week at …read more

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Heather Hardy discusses death threats after last Bellator fight, gym change to Serra-Longo

NEW YORK – Heather Hardy left the cage after her last MMA fight glad she won the battle, even if it wasn’t the most exciting fight in the history of …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Celebrity UFC - Bieber vs Cruise / UFC 238 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. Join your host, the indubitable Alexei Auld, author …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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UFC 239's Gilbert Melendez rediscovered his love for MMA by stepping away

He never quite came right out and said it, but after his last fight, Gilbert Melendez needed to step away from MMA awhile in order to rediscover his love of …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Fortunes changed for five at UFC 238

The end of Saturday’s war between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone seemed to indicate another problem with the latest rendition of the MMA rules.
The show was in Chicago’s United Center, …read more

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Yoshihiro Akiyama came dressed to impress for his ONE Championship debut

Sexy is back this weekend at ONE Championship 97.
For the first time since November 2015, Yoshihiro Akiyama is set to compete in MMA action when he takes on Agilan Thani …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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MMA got Dawodu away from ‘drug dealing,’ ‘robberies’ and ‘home invasions’

Hakeem Dawodu’s life took a complete turn thanks to his dedication to mixed martial arts, a probation officer, and his brush of fate with a guardian angel. Hakeem Dawodu’s path …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Bellator, Rizin proving cross-promotion healthy in MMA

Bellator’s Darrion Caldwell and Rizin’s Kyoji Horiguchi will square off on Friday night inside Madison Square Garden. Is this a one-off or could it become the norm? …read more

Source:: ESPN

Lyoto Machida Surprised By Lack Of Trash Talk From Chael Sonnen Ahead Of Bellator 222

This Friday, two MMA veterans will face off at the world-famous Madison Square Garden as former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida takes on Chael Sonnen at Bellator 222. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Conor McGregor ranked at 21 in Forbes’ Top 100 highest paid athletes list for 2019

Conor McGregor joins five boxers on the list. According to Forbes, Conor McGregor is still the highest paid MMA fighter in the world. The former champion may have lost his …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2019, 11:46 am By
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Ex-KSW champion Mamed Khalidov detained for allegedly forging documents of stolen cars

A former champion in Poland’s KSW promotion, Mamed Khalidov is now facing serious charges in that country.
Khalidov, who has held MMA titles at 185 and 205 pounds, was detained in …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Autopsy shows that Tim Hague had CTE

Tim Hague becomes the second MMA fighter to be officially diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). [CW: The following article contains multiple references to suicide]
Last week the family of …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Fighters Pick Fights - Bellator 222 Co-Main ‘Machida vs Sonnen’

In this exclusive SBN MMA Feature, Bloody Elbow Interviewer, Shakiel ‘Shak’ Mahjouri speaks to ranked MMA fighters like Josh Emmett, Ricardo Lamas and Jimmie Rivera — who give their takes …read more

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The story of the UFC rivalry with Pride FC

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In 2003, UFC President Dana White entered Chuck Liddell into Pride’s 2003 middleweight grand prix tournament, with hopes of winning the larger battle for MMA supremacy.
UFC 25 Years …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 6:16 am By
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Former UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta looking to buy an NFL team

Although Lorenzo Fertitta may be out of the MMA business, it appears he wants to get back into the sports ownership business.
The former UFC owner sold his share of the …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 2:46 am By
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UFC 238 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 June 11, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Demetrious Johnson Uninterested in Kyoji Horiguchi Rematch

Demetrious Johnson may have one of the most underrated résumés in MMA. For instance, even when he picks up a victory over a definitive high-caliber opponent, i.e. Kyoji Horiguchi and …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Body of Texas police chief, MMA referee Chris Reed recovered after boating accident

Authorities recovered the body of a Texas police chief who fell out of a boat into Galveston Bay last Friday.
The U.S. Coast Guard said a search crew pulled Kemah Police …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Cyborg to test free agency following UFC 240

One of the top female MMA fighters in the world, Cris Cyborg, will soon be testing the free agent market.
The former UFC featherweight champion will test free agency following her …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Johnson, Alvarez Join ‘Dawn Of Heroes’ On Aug. 2

After a successful debut for ONE Championship, former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will make his return to the cage for the Singapore-based mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion as part …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Aaron Pico Explains Camp Change To JacksonWink

Aaron Pico is one of the top prospects in MMA. The 22-year-old is coming off a knockout loss to Henry Corrales and knew he had to change something up. And, …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Justin Bieber calls out Tom Cruise for MMA fight; McGregor offers to host it

We have reached peak MMA. Well. I’m not really sure what to say here.
Singer Justin Bieber said Sunday he wants to have an MMA fight against actor Tom Cruise. Bieber, …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 11:46 am By
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Classic Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida bout announced for UFC 2019 Hall of Fame

The latest Fight Wing inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame is one of the wildest fights in MMA history.
During Saturday’s UFC 238 broadcast, it was announced that Diego Sanchez …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 1:16 am By
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MMA's week out of the cage: Anthony Smith shares graphic photos of hand surgery

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo Wants ‘Heavyweight Money’ After Winning Bantamweight Title at UFC 238

Henry Cejudo sent a message to the rest of the MMA world on Saturday night by becoming the fourth fighter in UFC history to hold world titles in two divisions …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on June 9, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Tony Ferguson ‘Pissed’ at Early Ending to Cerrone Bout: ‘It’s Not the Way I Wanted to Win’

It’s been nine years since Tony Ferguson was last beaten in an MMA match and he doesn’t expect to lose anytime soon. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Tony Ferguson ‘Pissed’ at Early Ending to Cerrone Bout: ‘It’s Not the Way I Wanted to Win’

It’s been nine years since Tony Ferguson was last beaten in an MMA match and he doesn’t expect to lose anytime soon. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on June 9, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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White Writes Off Lesnar: ‘He’s Done, He’s Made His Decision’

Brock Lesnar has been honeydicking the UFC and MMA fans about a potential return to fighting for almost two years now, so it was almost a relief when reports came …read more

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Shevchenko Open to All Challengers for Flyweight Title, ‘But Nobody Will Take It Away from Me’

Valentina Shevchenko has always been a terrific striker in MMA due to her championship-level muay Thai background, but she never showed off crushing knockout power until Saturday night. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on June 9, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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UFC 238 in Tweets: Pros react to Henry Cejudo, Valentina Shevchenko’s impressive stoppage wins

Both Henry Cejudo and Valentina Shevchenko shocked the MMA world on Saturday night, but each in their respective manner.
The men’s UFC flyweight champion pulled off an incredible comeback win …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on June 9, 2019, 6:16 am By
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Pull No Punches 21 - Two Guardian Angels Saved Hakeem Dawodu From a Life of Crime

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

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on June 8, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Hot Tweets: Henry Cejudo’s gimmick and who would win a UFC hotdog eating contest

After last week where I went off for 500 words about how Royce Gracie was the Princeton football of MMA, the floodgates of the wacky and wild MMA questions have …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on June 8, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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UFC 238 Results: Cejudo vs. Moraes

UFC 238 goes down tonight (Sat. June 8, 2019) from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on June 8, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Dana White says Sage Northcutt ‘needs’ to retire ‘before he seriously gets hurt’

UFC president Dana White would like to see ex-UFC fighter Sage Northcutt, 23, step away from MMA. Dana White found Sage Northcutt on his show Lookin’ for a Fight in …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on June 8, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Dana White Pleads with Sage Northcutt to Retire from MMA

The UFC’s decision to let Sage Northcutt walk away was surprising enough for many people, now Dana White is going one step further by insisting that the ONE Championship athlete …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on June 8, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Family sues over heavyweight Hague's '17 death

Tim Hague, who spent a decade as an MMA fighter, died two days after suffering a brain hemorrhage in an MMA-boxing hybrid “Super Boxing” event. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on June 7, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Level Change Podcast 23: Khabib-Poirier official, UFC 238 preview

Episode 23 discussion, Khabib-Poirier is official for UFC 242, Dana talks Khabib-Conor 2, Andy Ruiz in talks with Snicker’s for sponsorship, MMA retirements, UFC 238 preview Welcome to the Level …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Dana White: ‘Nobody cared whatsoever about Demetrious Johnson’

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is generally regarded as one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters in MMA history, but the criticism directed towards him during his run in the …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

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