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Masvidal won't have coach Brown in corner Sat.

Mike Brown, considered one of the best coaches in MMA, tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week and as a result was unable to fly to Abu Dhabi to corner …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Alex Volkanovski: ‘I’ve Got Something To Prove’ In Max Holloway Rematch At UFC 251

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski has a chip on his shoulder going into his rematch with Max Holloway. Volkanovski turned in the best performance of his pro MMA career back …read more

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Why Alexander Volkanovski's title defense may hinge on MMA's latest fad

The low leg kick should play a big role Saturday. …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Everyone Wants A Piece Of ‘The Answer’

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

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Posted on July 7, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Pedro Munhoz tests positive for COVID-19, pulled from UFC ‘Fight Island’ bout with Frankie Edgar

Pedro Munhoz saw Frankie Edgar as the biggest fight of his MMA career. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Pedro Munhoz is the latest withdrawal from UFC’s “Fight Island” series …read more

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‘I didn’t ask for the rematch’ - Holloway says it was Volkanovski’s idea

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It’s a rare thing in MMA when the fighter who wins the title wants to immediately run it back against the man he tool …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Watch Every Aldo Finish From WEC & UFC

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Most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans remember when former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo sent Chad Mendes into hibernation at the UFC …read more

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Retro Robbery Review: Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos at UFC 239

Thiago Santos and Jon Jones at UFC 239 in Las Vegas on July 6 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being …read more

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Goalkeeper quits soccer to pursue MMA dream

Adelaide goalkeeper Isaac Richards is embarking on a new career in MMA, and he’s not the first footballer to try their hand at another pro sport. …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier Explains Why He’d Pick Rematch With Khabib Over Conor McGregor

Dustin Poirier would choose another crack at Khabib Nurmagomeodv over a rematch with Conor McGregor. Poirier is one of the top lightweights in MMA. He is a former interim 155-pound …read more

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‘Dirty Dez’ Draws Adames For Aug. 28 In Miami

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Combate Americas recently booked Desiree Yanez vs. Criszaida Adames for its return to television on Aug. 28, one of three mixed martial arts (MMA) closed-set fight cards …read more

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UFC 251 video: Experience every Jose Aldo UFC/WEC finish in this sick sizzle-reel

Jose Aldo will be a UFC Hall of Famer when his legendary career finally comes to an end. The Brazilian has one of the most brilliant resumes in MMA history, …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Ali Abdelaziz reacts to news of Jorge Masvidal replacing Gilbert Burns against Kamaru Usman

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz reacted to the news of Jorge Masvidal replacing Gilbert Burns against Kamaru Usman in the main event of UFC 251. Abdelaziz, one of MMA’s top managers, …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2020, 1:16 am By
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MMA's week out of the cage: Fighters salute Mike Tyson on 54th birthday

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 July 5, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Jorge Masvidal sets UFC record in acquiring title shot against Kamaru Usman

UFC superstar Jorge Masvidal has set a UFC record by acquiring the title shot at UFC 251 against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. With 48 pro MMA bouts during his …read more

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Ryan Couture announces new role as Xtreme Couture CEO, says MMA career likely over

Ryan Couture’s fighting days might be over, but not his involvement in MMA.
The veteran recently announced in an interview with MMA Junkie Radio that he’s now the new CEO of …read more

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ARES FC's Karl Amoussou says he's 'coming to do dark things' on MMA return

Former Bellator tournament champion and Cage Warriors welterweight champion Karl Amoussou is back, and he’s determined to make a statement when he returns to the cage.
The French-German fighter enjoyed a …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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UFC signs Invicta FC strawweight champion Kanako Murata

The UFC has signed Invicta FC strawweight champion Kanako Murata to a contract to compete for the world’s leading MMA organization. Murata herself confirmed the news on her social media …read more

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Branded In Bangkok! Thailand Muay Thai Training | Ep. 7

I spent the first six weeks of 2020 in Thailand, and half of that time was devoted entirely to mixed martial arts (MMA) and Muay Thai training.
Two of those weeks …read more

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Conor McGregor challenges WWE chairman Vince McMahon

UFC superstar Conor McGregor, who recently retired from MMA, is back in the news again and this time it’s because he called out WWE chairman Vince McMahon. McGregor knocked out …read more

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MMA world celebrates the 4th of July

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The MMA world is nothing if not passionate, and for many of its fighters that includes their love of the U.S. of A.
Check out how the fighting …read more

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UFC, MMA notables celebrate 4th of July on social media

UFC and MMA fighters’ patriotism was in full force for Independence Day in the U.S.
Typically, personalities from throughout the sport chose to celebrate the holiday in a variety of ways. …read more

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Posted on July 4, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Don't expect Jorge Masvidal or Colby Covington to step in at UFC 251

We can start by agreeing that yes, stranger things have happened in MMA. The UFC has pulled enough rabbits out of its hat over the years that if it really …read more

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Former UFC fighter Clay Collard gets another Top Rank Boxing spot

Collard will be taking on another fellow MMA fighter. MMA veteran Clay Collard has made quite the name for himself in the boxing world, and Top Rank has taken notice.
Having …read more

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The Great Divide: The best fight on Fight Island

MMA Fighting

The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether …read more

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Posted on July 4, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! No Sparring, Only Zoom

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

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Posted on July 4, 2020, 4:16 am By
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MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for June: A lightweight war for the ages

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best fights from June 2020: Here are the three nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Posted on July 4, 2020, 1:46 am By
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MMA fighters share condolences for the late Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

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Fighters, coaches, and other figures from around the MMA world have come together to mourn the passing of UFC lightweight champion Khabib …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Which are the best non-title fights at UFC 'Fight Island?'

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in MMA or the sport in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week it’s @Farah_Hannoun to answer:

If he …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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UFC fighters, coaches honor memory of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was respected not only as the dad and coach of his famous son, but for his impact on MMA in general. …read more

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Conor McGregor, UFC fighters honor memory of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was respected not only as the dad and coach of his famous son, but for his impact on MMA in general. …read more

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MMA Community Mourns Khabib’s Father

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The death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has cast a dark cloud over the mixed martial arts (MMA) community entering this July 4th weekend.
Nurmagomedov, …read more

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MMA community mourns death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC champ Khabib

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov’s death has been met by tributes from the MMA community, as a host of prominent figures from the sport posted messages of condolence to social media following the …read more

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MMA world mourns Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov’s death

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at 57 years old. See how the MMA world reacted to …read more

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Miletich Charged With DWI

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Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) analyst and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hall of famer Pat Miletich was arrested and charged …read more

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MMA community pays tribute to Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at 57. The renowned trainer, who also coached a number of other combat sports notables, passed away …read more

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, 1962-2020

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A sad day for the mixed martial arts (MMA) community after Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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The A-Side Live Chat live 1p.m. ET / 10a.m. PT

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

For this episode, Brave CF flyweight Jose Torres joins José Youngs and Alex Savas to break down some of the top stories in MMA.
Potential topics …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2020, 10:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Schaub Contracts COVID-19 After Denying Danger Of Disease

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

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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for June: The 'Human Backpack' strikes again

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submissions from June 2020: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Brendan Schaub announces he has coronavirus, says he’s “almost back to 100 percent”

Former UFC heavyweight, Brendan Schaub has revealed he has contracted COVID-19. Schaub, who retired from MMA in 2015 has taken up comedy and become a successful podcaster took to Twitter …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Free Fight! Burns Takes Out Woodley, Earns Title Shot

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Gilbert Burns will look to capitalize the biggest opportunity of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, as he intends to shock …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Coach Eric Albarracin: Henry Cejudo will only return Alexander Volkanovski legacy bout

It seems there’s only one thing that can bring Henry Cejudo back to MMA.
Cejudo, former UFC bantamweight and flyweight champion, retired in May after defending his 135-pound title against Dominick …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3066: Unpacking World MMA Awards noms, 'Fight Island' design, more

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,066 of the podcast, the guys cover the latest MMA news and notes. Let’s …read more

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PFL Red King Rundown, episode one: The beginnings of Rory MacDonald’s career

In episode 1 of Red King Rundown, Rory MacDonald’s first head coach, David Lea, recounts Rory’s early beginnings in MMA. UFC legends Randy Couture and Georges St-Pierre also weigh in …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2020, 4:46 pm By
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Ben Askren offers advice to fighters on taxes and the financial pitfalls of an MMA career

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Following his win at UFC on ESPN 12 this past weekend, Mike Perry said that it felt like he didn’t even fight for “minimum wage” …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Gaethje And Usman Reenact Frye Vs. Takayama In Sparring Snippet

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Credit to Henri Hooft and the Blackzilians team for raising …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2020, 4:16 am By
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MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for June: A haymaker beats the buzzer

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best knockouts from June 2020: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Triple Take: Which UFC 'Fight Island' title fight has the greatest stakes?

The UFC has a busy July stretch in store as the four-event “Fight Island” showcase in Abu Dhabi is set to take center stage in the MMA world. Four championship …read more

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Posted on July 1, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Rozenstruik Ready For Ngannou Rematch

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik lost the first fight of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career when power-punching heavyweight wrecking ball, Francis Ngannou, took him behind …read more

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Posted on July 1, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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MMA rankings report: Where does Dustin Poirier rank after UFC on ESPN 12?

Dustin Poirier proved he still belongs in the upper heap of lightweight competitors on Saturday when he beat Dan Hooker in one of the best fights of the year at …read more

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Posted on July 1, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio weekly live stream on SportsCastr with guest Jon Anik (noon ET)

MMA Junkie Radio brings you a live streaming weekly show on SportsCastr to break down all the latest MMA news.
MMA Junkie Radio hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” will go live …read more

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Ryan Garcia would fight Cejudo and ‘McGregor’s little dog’ Danis in MMA

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Undefeated lightweight boxer Ryan Garcia is looking at a possible crossover. Undefeated boxer Ryan Garcia got the MMA world’s attention when he went …read more

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Posted on July 1, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Will Someone Please Fight The Invisible Man?

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Many quality fighters and prospects have …read more

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Posted on July 1, 2020, 4:16 am By
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M-1 Global returns to action on July 18

The organization is planning to hold its first show since the easing of restrictions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Russia’s oldest MMA promotion will hold its first event since the …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Carano Blasts Instagram For Yanking Topless Pic

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Former Strikeforce featherweight attraction Gina Carano, widely regarded as “the face of women’s MMA” long before Ronda Rousey made her mark …read more

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Rose Namajunas: Jessica Andrade rematch has 'the makings of a spectacular performance'

Rose Namajunas is in a great place.
Namajunas, the former UFC strawweight champion, has regained her love for MMA and is confident she will return to her winning ways.
She took some …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Ferguson Puts Make-A-Wish Kid Through Workout

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

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Posted on June 30, 2020, 4:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 12 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and – perhaps most importantly – …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2020, 3:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 12: Chael Sonnen Gushes Over Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker

Chael Sonnen loved the action that he saw from Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. MMA fans were in for a treat this past Saturday night (June 27). Poirier and Hooker …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Chael Sonnen says round two of Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker was the greatest five minutes in MMA history

MMA legend Chael Sonnen says that round two of Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker was the greatest five minutes of action in MMA history. Poirier and Hooker put on a …read more

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Crooklyn’s Corner 07: Comfort cooking with Victor Rodriguez, eggplant lasagna

June M. Williams

Episode 07 discussion: the second episode in our mini-block of cooking with MMA media members features Bloody Elbow’s Victor Rodriguez making eggplant lasagna. Welcome to Crooklyn’s …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Takashi Sato thinks the MMA world is learning he's a knockout artist

LAS VEGAS – Takashi Sato beat Jason Witt with a first-round TKO Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez discusses how fighters can avoid becoming “a slave to a promotion”

ONE Championship star Eddie Alvarez has spoken out about how fighters can avoid becoming a “slave” to MMA promotions. While the subject of fighter pay has always been a hot …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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On to the Next One: Matches to make after UFC on ESPN 12

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In the fast-paced world of MMA, there are dozens of questions surrounding any given event. But when the dust settles, there’s …read more

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Renzo Gracie scolds Carano for posting topless photo on Instagram

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Renzo Gracie wasn’t too pleased with Gina Carano’s topless photo on social media. On Sunday, women’s MMA pioneer Gina Carano …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier Wants to ‘Stay in Love with the Sport’ Following UFC on ESPN 12 Triumph

Following a disheartening third-round submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight championship bout at UFC 242, Dustin Poirier endured the longest layoff of his professional MMA career. …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Ronda Rousey Congratulates Kay Hansen Following UFC on ESPN 12 Win

Kay Hansen has support from her role model, Ronda Rousey. Hansen hasn’t been shy in admitting that Rousey inspired her to try her hand in MMA. Going into her UFC …read more

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Ronda Rousey gives 20-year-old UFC newcomer Kay Hansen props on armbar win

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Kay Hansen got into MMA because of Ronda Rousey, and after a first-round armbar win at UFC on ESPN 12, she got the ultimate …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Video: Go behind the scenes at 'ONE Championship 92: A New Era'

ONE Championship had a huge year in 2019 as they expanded their roster, widened their global footprint and broke into the consciousness of MMA fans across the world with big-name …read more

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Posted on June 27, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Ngannou Returns To Source Of His World-Altering Power

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
How does one become the heaviest …read more

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Posted on June 27, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Luis Pena doesn't think Robert Drysdale's cornering of Max Rohskopf should be controversial

Luis Pena didn’t find MMA’s most recent controversy all that controversial.
Pena (8-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC), a UFC lightweight, supports Robert Drysdale’s cornering of Max Rohskopf at this past Saturday’s UFC …read more

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Posted on June 27, 2020, 1:16 am By
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UFC honors Dustin Poirier with inaugural 'Forrest Griffin Community Award'

Dustin Poirier isn’t simply known his in-cage abilities.
A former UFC lightweight title challenger, Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 UFC) has quickly become one of MMA’s most charitable fighters. Whether it’s donating …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Body Slammed In Bangkok! Thailand Muay Thai Training | Ep. 6

I spent the first six weeks of 2020 in Thailand, and half of that time was devoted entirely to mixed martial arts (MMA) and Muay Thai training.
Two of those weeks …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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One Championship to Return With One: No Surrender in Thailand on July 31

Good news for MMA fans, as the health situation is slowly starting to go back to normal in Asia. …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Live! UFC On ESPN 12 Weigh In Video!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is roughly 24 hours away from its UFC on ESPN 12: “Poirier vs. Hooker” mixed martial arts (MMA) event, taking place this Sat. night (June 27, …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Bas Rutten shares his Mount Rushmore of MMA, includes Conor McGregor

Former UFC champion Bas Rutten has followed in the footsteps of Dana White by revealing his selections for the current Mount Rushmore of MMA. Last week the UFC President surprised …read more

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Midnight Mania! Perry To Fight Journalists, Emulate Naruto, And Kiss His Corner

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

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Posted on June 26, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Preview: ‘Hangman’ Victory Benefits Lightweight Division

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Any member of the MMA media who claims to be unbiased is either deluded or full of crap, because if …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Lil’ Nog retiring after Mauricio Rua trilogy: ‘The time has arrived’

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After 19 years dedicated to MMA, ‘Lil’ Nog’ Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is ready to call it a career. After 19 …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will retire after Shogun Rua trilogy: “I think my time has arrived”

UFC light heavyweight veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira says he will retire from MMA after his trilogy fight against Shogun Rua on July 25 on Fight Island. Nogueira takes on his …read more

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Midnight Mania! McGregor: Nurmagomedov’s COVID-19 Battle Is A ‘Cover Up’

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

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Posted on June 25, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Jorge Masvidal responds to Dana White: “We don’t see eye-to-eye on anything”

Jorge Masvidal has issued a response to Dana White after the UFC president claimed MMA is not a career. With fighters like Masvidal and Jon Jones saying they will sit …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Luis Pena expects to meet Khama Worthy ‘in the middle and see who drops first’ at UFC on ESPN 12

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Luis Pena looks at his upcoming fight with Khama Worthy in a similar light as the rest of the MMA community.
The lightweight bout takes place …read more

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Posted on June 24, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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QAnon Cutman Regrets ‘Embarrassment’ Over Patch Flak

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Great news!
Turns out longtime MMA cutman Don House is not trying to overthrow the government, despite the fact that he wore …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio weekly live stream on SportsCastr with guest John McCarthy (noon ET)

MMA Junkie Radio brings you a live streaming weekly show on SportsCastr to break down all the latest MMA news.
MMA Junkie Radio hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” will go live …read more

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Posted on June 24, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Sean O’Malley claims: ‘Reebok made over a million dollars on all my merch, and I got like $3,000’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

One of the biggest MMA stories in recent weeks has been the topic of fighter pay in the UFC. Jorge Masvidal was passed over for …read more

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Posted on June 24, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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New Rankings! Burgos Plummets To No. 14

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC on ESPN 11: “Blaydes vs. Volkov” mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took …read more

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Midnight Mania! O’Malley: Reebok Paid Me $3k For $1 Million in Merchandise Sales!

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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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Michael Bisping suggests Jon Jones call out other boxers instead of Mike Tyson

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has no interest in seeing Mike Tyson fight Jon Jones in MMA, boxing, or any other arena. Last month, the heavyweight boxing legend Tyson, …read more

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Combate Americas Returns On Aug. 28 In Miami

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Combate Americas makes its long-awaited return to television on Aug. 28, one of three mixed martial arts (MMA) fight cards announced for its state-of-the-art closed set in …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Anthony Smith criticizes Drysdale’s cornering: This isn’t bloodsport!

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Anthony Smith was also in the middle of controversial MMA cornering recently. Anthony Smith, …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Bisping reveals message he sent to ‘steroid cheating f—k’ Mendes

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One of the more unusal beefs in MMA, Michael Bisping revealed the expletive message he sent to Chad Mendes on Instagram. Michael Bisping has revealed …read more

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Midnight Mania! Smith: This Isn’t Bloodsport, Get Him Out!

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One of the bigger …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2020, 4:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 11 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 23, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Dana White Claims Rumble Johnson ‘Disappeared Again’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, Anthony Johnson, has been teasing a return to mixed martial arts (MMA) for the past …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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On to the Next One: Matches to make after UFC on ESPN 11

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In the fast-paced world of MMA, there are dozens of questions surrounding any given event. But when the dust settles, there’s usually only one …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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GSP explains what it takes to be the GOAT

UFC Hall of Famer Georges St. Pierre is widely considered to be one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time and GSP explained what it takes to be the …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2020, 10:46 pm By
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Video: Robert Drysdale releases statement following UFC on ESPN 11 criticism

Robert Drysdale is standing by his actions.
The lead cornerman for UFC newcomer Max Rohskopf, Drysdale was criticized by many in the MMA space for his work during Saturday’s UFC on …read more

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MMA world celebrates Father’s Day

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Today, fighters from promotions all over the world took a break from their respective training camps to celebrate Father’s Day. While some shared throwback photos of …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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