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Midnight Mania! Cormier Responds To Angry Jan: No Chance Champ!

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Posted on September 30, 2020, 4:16 am By
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HBO’s Real Sports dives into weight cutting in MMA

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The acclaimed sports journalism series covers the risks and consequences of weight cutting in MMA, and doesn’t pull any punches. …read more

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Posted on September 30, 2020, 2:16 am By
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James Krause, Matt Serra both take aim at Sanchez’s ‘joke’ coach Joshua Fabia

The unconventional coach and motivator isn’t having a good week. Joshua Fabia is an unusual character in the MMA world. Having come out of obscurity to end up working with …read more

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Angela Hill: Jon Jones trying to make Israel Adesanya ‘take bait’ for fight

ABU DHABI – UFC strawweight Angela Hill sat down with reporters, including MMA Fighting, on Tuesday to discuss a number of current MMA topics, including the middleweight title fight between …read more

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Hardy: Adesanya’s Antics Were ‘Unnecessary’ And ‘Crass’

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The former Shaolin monk turned mohawked MMA fighter turned commentator had thoughts on Israel Adesanya’s disrespectful behavior towards Paulo Costa. …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Is there room at the top for Israel Adesanya?

Even after a spectacular title defense, Israel Adesanya remains stuck in traffic near the top of the ESPN men’s rankings. …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones teasing return to 205 is ‘pretty much admitting’ he didn’t want to fight Dominick Reyes

Earlier this year, Jon Jones shocked the MMA world by vacating his light heavyweight title to move up to the heavyweight ranks. As a result, the UFC set up a …read more

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Midnight Mania! Jones Trashes Izzy, ‘You Don’t Want Real Confrontation’

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The …read more

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McGregor, Poirier talk charity PPV fight in tweets

UFC superstar Conor McGregor, who previously said he was retired, proposed a charity MMA fight to former opponent Dustin Poirier in a Twitter post Monday. …read more

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Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier negotiate charity MMA match in Ireland, ‘zero to do with the UFC’

If the UFC can’t find him a fight, Conor McGregor will play matchmaker himself.
The former two-division champion has been involved in a public spat with UFC President Dana White about …read more

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Conor McGregor challenges Dustin to charity MMA fight in Ireland, “The Diamond” responds

UFC superstar Conor McGregor challenged long-time rival Dustin Poirier to a charity MMA fight, and “The Diamond” has issued his response. McGregor has been in the news this weekend after …read more

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Peter Murray’s passion helps fuel PFL’s drive as elite MMA promotion

The executives behind the rapid growth of the Professional Fighters League all have an incredible story of their own to tell. Peter Murray is chief among those as the CEO …read more

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Paulo Costa breaks silence on loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253, vows to win UFC belt ‘whether you like it or not’

Paulo Costa suffered the first loss of his MMA career in the main event of UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi. | Zuffa LLC

Paulo Costa is not going anywhere.
“Borrachinha” …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Amanda Nunes, Nina Ansaroff announce birth of daughter

MMA’s week out of the cage: Amanda Nunes, Nina Ansaroff announce birth of daughter …read more

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Sunday Punch: Ray Mercer starches Tommy Morrison

Watch how Ray Mercer handed Tommy Morrison his first defeat in brutal fashion. MMA fans probably know Ray Mercer for his shocking KO of former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia, …read more

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Posted on September 27, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Biggest Winners, Loser From UFC 253

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Biggest Winner: Israel Adesanya
Adesanya continued to add to his already-impressive mixed martial arts (MMA) resume by knocking out one of his biggest tests to …read more

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Posted on September 27, 2020, 11:16 am By
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Bellator Europe 8 results: Costello van Steenis gives Fabian Edwards first MMA loss in Milan

Costello van Steenis defeated Fabian Edwards via decision in the main event of Bellator Europe 8. | Bellator MMA

Bellator’s return to Europe for the first time since the …read more

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McGregor opens as big betting underdog versus Pacquiao

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Check out the betting odds for a potential crossover boxing bout between former MMA double-champ Conor McGregor and legend of …read more

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RIZIN 24 preview: Tenshin Nasukawa highlights another Saitama show

Half kickboxing, half MMA. Don’t worry, there’s a lot to enjoy. RIZIN day is here, although you’d be forgiven for having totally forgotten. The big-time Japanese org hasn’t made much …read more

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‘His ground and pound was violent’: The night Marcio Alexandre Jr. gave Paulo Costa his only MMA loss

Marcio Alexandre Jr. (green shorts) scored a split decision victory over Paulo Costa (yellow shorts) on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3. | Photo via UFC

Even though Israel Adesanya …read more

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USA Wrestling national champ Pat Downey to pursue MMA after potential stint in Olympic games

Pat Downey doesn’t like to brag. It makes him uncomfortable.
While he’d rather let others do the talking for him, it’s hard not to focus on his wrestling credentials, especially considering …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Retro Robbery Review: Paulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero at UFC 241

Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa at UFC 241 in Anaheim, Calif., on Aug. 17, 2019 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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

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Midnight Mania! ‘I Be Out Soon’

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Nate Diaz is a …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Titan FC COO Lex McMahon set to make MMA debut at age 49

Never let it be said Titan FC COO Lex McMahon is one of those combat sports executives who never actually stepped into the ring himself.
The 49-year old McMahon announced during …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Twitter Mailbag: Khamzat Chimaev's next opponent, Bellator's move to Thursday, UFC 253 main event

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or the sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag with @mma_kingsis here – and this week he answers:

Who …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Titan FC COO Lex McMahon to make MMA debut in November in support of military veterans

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Titan FC COO Lex McMahon is stepping in the cage to raise awareness for an important cause.
McMahon, 49, announced the bout, and signed his contract, …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Is MMA Media Biased FOR Covington?

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Colby Covington’s gimmick …read more

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Posted on September 25, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Fascist fight clubs in the age of COVID-19 

Karim Zidan delves into the changing strategies fascist MMA fight clubs and promotions. The novel coronavirus pandemic — a crisis that has cost the lives of hundreds of thousands and …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Dan Hooker wants to ‘welcome’ Michael Chandler to the UFC, ‘send him back to the B-leagues’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Arguably the biggest news in MMA the past few weeks has been the UFC’s signing of former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler. Chandler, who has …read more

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Midnight Mania! Personality-Bender Surprised Costa With ‘Gentle’ Encounter

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There’s a ton of …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Herman defends controversial win, calls out ‘punk’ Michael Bisping

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After nearly two weeks, Ed Herman responds to criticisms about his controversial win over Mike Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 10. MMA veteran Ed …read more

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New Rankings! Woodley Exits Top 5, Chimaev M.I.A.

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently updated its official rankings in the wake of its UFC Vegas 11 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took …read more

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Posted on September 23, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Burns Slams Copycat ‘Chaos’ and Soul-Less Woodley After Rankings Snub

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Gilbert …read more

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The Great Divide: Whose problem is it when Colby Covington crosses the line?

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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 September 22, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Stephen Thompson makes “first Twitter call out ever” to Leon Edwards

UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson made his “first Twitter call out ever” when he requested a fight against Leon Edwards. Thompson, who is generally regarded as MMA’s resident ‘nice guy,’ …read more

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Stephen Thompson Issues Nice Guy Call Out Of Leon Edwards

Stephen Thompson has called out Leon Edwards. Thompson, who is considered one of the nicest fighters in MMA, has taken to social media to call out the Englishman. “Wonderboy” is …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Show Money 36: UFC Antitrust Status Conference - Canelo/Golden Boy/DAZN Lawsuit - Bellator & CBS

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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 September 22, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Ray retires from MMA due to health issues

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Stevie Ray has announced his retirement from MMA after decade of fighting. Veteran UFC lightweight Stevie Ray has announced his retirement …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Stevie Ray Announces His Retirement From MMA

UFC veteran Stevie Ray has announced his retirement from MMA. He took to Facebook live recently to post a video stating that he is retiring due to injuries. “I’ve been …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Clark shows $17.70 bank account after UFC win; Croom says he had $64

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Life is tough for MMA fighters. Jessica Rose-Clark had a big win this past weekend, stopping Sarah Alpar by TKO as part of the …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Video: ‘Suga’ Submitted By Danaher Brown Belt

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There is a great deal of crossover between jiu-jitsu and …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Markus Perez dares Khamzat Chimaev to step in after Roldofo Vieira withdraws from Oct. 10 fight

Khamzat Chimaev’s finish of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN+ 36 caught the attention of many in the MMA community – including UFC middleweight Markus Perez.
Less than 48 hours after …read more

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Woodley Refuses To Retire After Loss To Covington

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley is not retiring from mixed martial arts (MMA) simply because he lost his UFC Vegas …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Tyron Woodley will not retire despite Dana White suggesting he do so

UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley says he will not retire from MMA despite UFC president Dana White suggesting he do so. At UFC Vegas 11, Woodley lost his third straight …read more

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Dana White says UFC “has looked at” alternative MMA gloves to curb eye pokes

UFC president Dana White says the UFC “has looked at” alternative MMA gloves to curb eye pokes, one of the sport’s biggest problems. On nearly every fight card we have …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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11-Time UFC Veteran Steven Ray Announces Retirement from MMA

Steven Ray has retired from mixed martial arts at 30 years old. …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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UFC lightweight Stevie Ray announces his retirement from MMA

Scottish UFC lightweight Stevie Ray will be hanging up his gloves.
In a Facebook post Monday, Ray announced that he will be retiring, citing major knee issues as the reason. The …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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MMA SQUARED: Colby Covington reminds us there are no happy endings in MMA

Like it or not, he’s back in the mix.

Hey all, I decided not to address Covington’s …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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MMA's week out of the cage: Khabib Nurmagomedov turns 32, Sage Northcutt gets engaged

MMA’s week out of the cage: Khabib Nurmagomedov turns 32, Sage Northcutt gets engaged …read more

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UFC President Dana White on Khamzat Chimaev: “This kid is absolutely special and I’ve never seen anything like it”

UFC president Dana White heaped praise upon up-and-coming superstar Khamzat Chimaev, saying he’s never seen a fighter like this in MMA. Chimaev picked up his third straight stoppage win in …read more

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Dana White: Tyron Woodley 'should start thinking about hanging it up' after loss

Dana White wants to see Tyron Woodley retire from MMA following a third straight loss at UFC on ESPN+ 36.
Woodley (19-6-1 MMA, 9-5-1 UFC), the former longtime welterweight champion, saw …read more

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HBO's 'Real Sports' details MMA weight-cutting issues in upcoming episode

HBO’s award-winning news magazine series “Real Sports” will look at one of mixed martial arts’ most controversial practices in their next episode: Weight cutting.
Extreme weight cutting over a short period …read more

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Posted on September 19, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Rogan: I F*cked Up, I’m Sorry

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I don’t know …read more

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Posted on September 19, 2020, 4:16 am By
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John Dodson released by the UFC

Long-time UFC flyweight and bantamweight contender John Dodson has been officially released by the world’s leading MMA promotion. MMAFighting.com’s Damon Martin was the first to break the news that Dodson …read more

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Posted on September 19, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Twitter Mailbag: Will Michael Chandler go the way of Justin Gaethje or Will Brooks in UFC?

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 @MikeBohnMMA to answer:

What is Michael …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Remember that bizarre story of Joshua Fabia chasing fighters with a blade in training? Here's video.

It’s been a while, but you remember Joshua Fabia, don’t you?
Fabia, founder of the School of Self-Awareness, is the guy with no MMA training experience whom UFC veteran Diego Sanchez …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Face Off! ‘Chaos’ Stares Down T-Wood In Vegas!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its official weigh ins for the upcoming UFC Vegas 11 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for Sat., Sept. 19, 2020 …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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Live! UFC Vegas 11 Weigh-In Results!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its UFC Vegas 11 mixed martial arts (MMA) event …read more

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Israel Adesanya Becomes First MMA Fighter To Sign With Puma

Israel Adesanya continues to build his brand as he has become the first MMA fighter to sign with Puma. It was announced on Thursday that the UFC’s middleweight champion has …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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UFC Vegas 11: ‘Covington Vs Woodley’ Predictions

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in action this weekend with the UFC Vegas 11 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, …read more

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Israel Adesanya signs multi-year deal with Puma ahead of UFC 253

Israel Adesanya becomes the first MMA fighter to sign with Puma. Ahead of his UFC 253 title defense, Israel Adesanya is announced to have a new major sponsor, becoming the …read more

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Morning Report: Kevin Lee thinks Michael Chandler may not fare so well in the UFC: ‘He’s just way too small’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On Thursday, UFC President Dana White revealed the news that the MMA world had been waiting on since August: Michael Chandler was officially signing with …read more

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Midnight Mania! Why Does UFC Hate ‘El Cucuy?’

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Tony Ferguson is incredible. While crafting …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 4:16 am By
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'Fun stuff'? Dana White says UFC working with Conor McGregor on return – of some kind

Maybe Conor McGregor isn’t retired from MMA after all.
In June, McGregor announced on Twitter that he’d “decided to retire from fighting” after not receiving an interesting fight offer from the …read more

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White: UFC is working on ‘some fun stuff’ next year for McGregor

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Conor McGregor’s retirement could be short lived as the UFC has “fun stuff” planned for him next year. Conor McGregor’s retirement from MMA this …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Israel Adesanya becomes first MMA fighter to be sponsored by Puma

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has become the first MMA fighter to be sponsored by the athletic apparel company Puma. Adesanya is one of the biggest names in the world …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Israel Adesanya claims UFC 253 opponent Paulo Costa is the dirtiest fighter in MMA

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says that his upcoming opponent at UFC 253, Paulo Costa, is the dirtiest fighter in MMA. Adesanya and Costa do not like each other and …read more

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Tom Lawlor returns to MMA, eyeing PFL championship

Following a loss to Deron Winn at Golden Boy Promotions: Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 in November of 2018, it appeared that light-heavyweight Tom Lawlor’s MMA career may have been coming …read more

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Murray’s Passion Takes PFL CEO To Top Of MMA World

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Mixed martial arts (MMA) is widely considered as the world’s fastest growing sport, and because of that, many companies are looking to establish themselves as leaders in the …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Live: UFC Vegas 11 Press Conference Video!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in action this weekend with the UFC Vegas 11 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, …read more

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Mariya Agapova to undergo knee surgery after UFC on ESPN 15 loss to Shana Dobson

Mariya Agapova (pictured, red gloves) dropped to 9-2 as a professional MMA fighter after her first UFC defeat | Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Mariya Agapova will have to go under …read more

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New Rankings! Waterson, Hill Stand Fast

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently updated its official rankings in the wake of its UFC Vegas 10 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Ben Askren isn’t sure about Khamzat Chimaev just yet

2020 has been a trying year for MMA. The coronavirus pandemic hit the sport hard earlier this year, forcing events to shut down for a month. Even after the UFC …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Khabib ‘Cannot Be Compared’ To Muhammad Ali

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Muhammad Ali is widely …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Daniel Cormier To WWE?

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Now that Daniel Cormier is retired from active mixed martial arts (MMA) competition, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champ-champ has plenty of time …read more

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Posted on September 16, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Dana White on handing Danyelle Wolf a UFC contract: 'I've given people with much less skill shots'

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White stands by his decision to give three-time USA national boxing champion Danyelle Wolf a UFC contract.
In her very first MMA fight, Wolf (1-0) …read more

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Ryan Garcia says he wants to “beat the sh*t” out of Henry Cejudo

Undefeated lightweight boxing star Ryan Garcia says that he wants to “beat the sh*t” out of former UFC double champion Henry Cejudo. Cejudo recently retired from MMA following a TKO …read more

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Ben Askren isn't sold on Khamzat Chimaev before UFC on ESPN+ 36: 'I don’t really know what to expect'

Unlike a lot of MMA fans and media, Ben Askren isn’t aboard the Khamzat Chimaev hype train just yet.
Chimaev, the unbeaten All Stars Gym prospect, burst onto the UFC scene …read more

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DWCS 33 contract winner Danyelle Wolf glad she went three rounds in MMA debut: 'I've learned so much'

LAS VEGAS – Danyelle Wolf competed in her very first MMA fight on one of the biggest stages, claimed the win and walked away with a UFC contract.
Wolf (1-0) earned …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio weekly live stream on SportsCastr with Juan Archuleta

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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Three earn UFC deals, including Jordan Williams on his third Contender Series try

Jordan Williams’ perseverance paid off, while Danyelle Wolf won her MMA debut and Collin Anglin rallied to score an impressive upset. …read more

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Midnight Mania! McGregor Rages Against Accusations, ‘I Will Never Kill Myself’

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Conor McGregor is once …read more

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Posted on September 16, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Hall Almost Died Cutting Weight, But Needed To Get Paid

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If you ask most mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, they will be quick to tell you that the actual fighting …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Tinfoil Fighters: A comprehensive list of MMA athletes spreading unfounded conspiracy theories 

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Karim Zidan delves into the long list of MMA fighters and coaches that have used their platforms to share conspiracy theories. Fuelled by …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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White has talked to free agent Chandler: ‘I like the kid’

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It appears that one of the biggest MMA free agents available could be UFC-bound. It’s not very often that a former Bellator champ ends …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2020, 1:46 pm By
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Three-time national boxing champ makes her pro MMA debut on Contender Series

Former boxing star Danyelle Wolf makes her pro MMA debut on Tuesday as she looks to give a spark to the UFC women’s featherweight division. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Midnight Mania! ‘Pay The Man!’

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Dustin Poirier is a …read more

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Mike Rodriguez tells MMA fans to lay off Ed Herman following “awkward moment in our sport”

UFC light heavyweight Mike Rodriguez is telling fans to lay off of veteran Ed Herman after their fight at UFC Vegas 10 ended in controversy. The recent bout between Rodriguez …read more

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Jordan Williams won’t skip being in the moment in Dana White’s Contender Series main event

As if things haven’t been difficult enough for MMA fighters and the world as a whole due to the novel coronavirus, for middleweight Jordan Williams, things have been further complicated …read more

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Following his Bellator 245 win, Keith Lee targeting killers in his division

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Keith Lee wants to continue rising to the occasion after his big win at Bellator 245.
Lee (7-3, MMA, 2-0 BMMA) defeated Vinicius Zani at Mohegan Sun Arena …read more

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Artem Lobov booked for return to MMA

After a brief stint as a bare-knuckle fighter, Artem Lobov has been booked for a return to mixed martial arts competition. Lobov, 34, spent his last three fights in the …read more

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Posted on September 14, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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The Fine Art of Violence: Bloody Elbow’s Chris Rini publishes a book of MMA art & essays

The first volume in a series that may last for decades. Hello friends, Chris Rini here. I’m proud to with you this sneak preview of my newest book, The …read more

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Posted on September 14, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley says that Nick Diaz deserves to be a UFC Hall of Famer

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Last week, it was announced that Nick Diaz was planning on returning to MMA in early 2021. Diaz has not fought since his 2015 bout …read more

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Posted on September 14, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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MMA’s week out of the cage: Nina Ansaroff, Amanda Nunes share maternity photos

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Lobov returns to MMA after stint in bare knuckle fighting

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Artem Lobov has signed with Arena Fight Promotion. Breaking news: The GOAT is back.
That’s right, Conor McGregor teammate Artem Lobov will be returning to MMA …read more

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Halle Berry’s MMA movie ‘Bruised’ co-starring UFC champ Valentina Shevchenko sells to Netflix

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Halle Berry’s directorial debut in the MMA themed movie Bruised has a new home after premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend.
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Source:: MMAFighting

Bellator to hold first major MMA event in France, with Kongo, MVP

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Bellator Paris on October 10 will be the first time a major MMA promotion has hosted an event in France. Bellator …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2020, 5:46 pm By
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Former UFC title challenger, WSOF champ Jon Fitch announces retirement after Bellator 246 loss

Former UFC welterweight title challenger and World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Jon Fitch has retired from MMA. Fitch, 42, competed in his final fight at Bellator 246 on Saturday, …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Retired Jon Fitch reflects on his career: 'I'm very proud of what I've done'

UNCASVILLE, CONN. —Jon Fitch always prided himself on doing things his way. So it should come as no surprise he’s ending his MMA career on his own terms.
The 42-year old …read more

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Bellator 246 results: Neiman Gracie submits Jon Fitch, who retires after loss

Jon Fitch is one of the finest minds at adapting wrestling for MMA usage the sport has ever produced. But even the knowledge gained by a long career’s worth of …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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