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Lumberjack loophole? Michael Bisping explains how Georges St-Pierre can weasel his way out of contracted title defense

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is finally making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) after more than three years on the sidelines.
“Rush” won’t be returning …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2017, 2:17 pm By
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If I Did It: UFC is now co-promoting Mayweather vs McGregor

Welcome to http://BloodyElbow.com’s If I Did It, the show where we discuss PR kerfluffles from the world of MMA and beyond. This week it’s pretty much all Mayweather vs McGregor. …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Dana White says Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee to fight for interim lightweight title, possibly at UFC 216

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Dana White confirmed tonight that Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson will fight …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2017, 4:16 am By
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MMA fighter Rondel Clark’s death being investigated in Massachusetts

The death of Rondel Clark three days after a TKO loss is being investigated in Massachusetts.
Clark, an amateur competitor, died Tuesday after being hospitalized following a third-round TKO loss …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2017, 1:16 am By
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IMMAF Wants MMA in the Olympics by 2028

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation wants to push and develop MMA as a sport all across the world. While most of us may still look at cage fighting as …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2017, 12:16 am By
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Daniel Cormier breaks silence after Jon Jones loss and his future in MMA

In his first interview after suffering a devastating third round knockout loss to rival Jon Jones at UFC 214, Daniel Cormier addressed what took place in the Octagon, what the …read more

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Bob Arum: Conor McGregor Pushed Malignaggi Down and Can’t Fight for Sh-t

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather has been the focus of more debate and controversy than perhaps any of the most recent MMA fights from the UFC. It seems like every …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Josh Thomson makes MMA history with commission ruling of controversial fight result

A first in MMA history was made today after the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) had a hearing with MMA veteran Josh Thomson.
Thomson met with the commission on Tuesday regarding …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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Conor McGregor's 10 most memorable in-the-cage moments

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1 2 3 4 …5Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosWhen Conor McGregor joined the UFC in 2013, his mission was to take over the sport of MMA. In less than …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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MMA fighter hospitalized after match dies

MMA fighter hospitalized after match dies …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Today in MMA History: When 'Cyborg' met Carano, and women's MMA reached a new pinnacle

When she stepped into the cage for the biggest fight in the history of women’s MMA, Gina Carano couldn’t feel the canvas under her feet. A strange sensation. Not unpleasant, …read more

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Heather Hardy Compares Mayweather vs. McGregor to the Yankees Playing the Mets

Pro wrestlers are trying to fight MMA, fighters are running the ropes in wrestling rings, and everyone seems to want to box. It seems that the new success in combat …read more

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Anthony Pettis vs Dustin Poirier in the works for UFC Norfolk on Nov. 11

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis will collide with top contender Dustin Poirier at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 120 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX …read more

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Instant fan favorite Heather Hardy returns at Bellator 185

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5482577112001Filed under: Bellator, NewsHeather Hardy said she fell in love with MMA; the feeling was mutual with many MMA fans.
In June at Bellator 180, Hardy (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), a …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2017, 1:46 pm By
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Morning Report: Randy Couture gives Conor McGregor 10% chance to win, says Malignaggi sparring video ‘reeks of a publicity stunt’

UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture knows a thing or two about fighting and, as the man to take on boxing great James Toney in Tony’s lone MMA appearance, he …read more

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Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 268 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 268 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download.
MMAjunkie/USA TODAY columnist Ben Fowlkes and Bleacher Report lead MMA writer Chad Dundas host the weekly …read more

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Midnight Mania! Boxing champ creates #McGregorChallenge after bizarre Conor McGregor warm up routine

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight … Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Terence Crawford, boxing champion and another talent in the “pound for …read more

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Matt Brown Hoping For Rematch With Donald Cerrone at UFC 216

Matt Brown is looking to make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) competition soon. Brown was last seen back in Dec. 2016 against Donald Cerrone. “The Immortal” was knocked …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2017, 1:46 am By
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Today in MMA history: Chris Lytle's farewell adds to Dan Hardy's painful losing streak

For two fighters coming from very different places in their careers, Chris Lytle and Dan Hardy had reached some similar conclusions about their respective futures by the time they met …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2017, 12:16 am By
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A history of moving from boxing into the MMA world

A history of moving from boxing into the MMA world …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator 185: Heather Hardy Added to October Fight Card

Heather Hardy, who made her MMA debut at Madison Square Garden earlier this year, will return to the cage at Bellator 185. Hardy confirmed the news during an appearance on …read more

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Heather Hardy set to fight at Bellator 185

Fresh off a successful MMA debut, Heather Hardy will be back in action in October.
“The Heat” announced on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that she will return to the …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Video: Conor McGregor ukelele song earns artist free trip to Floyd Mayweather fight in Las Vegas

I don’t really pay attention to any ukulele music not done by The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (and rightly so), but one mixed martial arts (MMA) fan — along …read more

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor 2? Sounds absurd, but it's not impossible

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5539301744001Filed under: Featured, News, UFC(This story first published over at usatoday.com.)
There is only one event in the immediate future of boxing and MMA that could possibly be bigger than Floyd …read more

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Chael Sonnen responds to Tito Ortiz hinting at a rematch between the two

Tito Ortiz recently had neck surgery, and called out Chael Sonnen right afterward. It didn’t take Chael long to respond. Anyone that follows MMA knows that Chael Sonnen isn’t …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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Luke Rockhold on Chris Weidman: ‘For his sake,’ I hope we don’t fight again

The course of MMA history forever changed in mid-2016 when injury derailed Chris Weidman’s planned title rematch against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199, opening the door for Michael Bisping to …read more

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Tito Ortiz teasing Chael Sonnen rematch after latest neck surgery

Tito Ortiz hinted at coming out of retirement yet again after his most recent neck surgery. Fighters having trouble staying retired is the norm in MMA. Whether it’s the money, …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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GoFundMe launched for UFC/WEC veteran Javier Vazquez after colon cancer diagnosis

Former UFC and WEC fighter Javier Vazquez, 40, is in need of financial support after being diagnosed with colon cancer.
Vazquez (16-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) last competed in MMA in June …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Volkan Oezdemir ‘not impressed’ with Jon Jones’ knockout win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214

Jon Jones returned to the top of the mixed martial arts (MMA) food chain at UFC 214 on July 29 after knocking out Daniel Cormier in the third round of …read more

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VIDEO | Is this the worst MMA referee of all time?

Wild R2 between Marcio Lyoto and Fabio Aguiar. Ref completely ignores illegal strikes, then follows up w/ non-stoppage at the end of the rd. pic.twitter.com/CEVrhoeuYb
— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) August 13, 2017

One …read more

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MMA to boxing? ‘Minotouro' Nogueira details struggles in transitioning sports

Conor McGregor is jumping from the biggest MMA promotion in the world to compete in boxing, but he’s not the first to do it.
With wins over the likes of Alistair …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Chad Mendes gets hitched, Max Holloway’s sumo stop, more

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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Holobaugh won't make 'rookie mistakes' in second UFC run

Kurt Holobaugh punches Matt Bessette during Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series” align=”center” />After going 9-0 to kick off his pro MMA career, Kurt Holobaugh was on the fast track …read more

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Luke Rockhold says teammate Daniel Cormier ‘sulking a bit’ after ‘big fall’ against Jon Jones

Luke Rockhold gives an update on Daniel Cormier after his devastating loss to Jon Jones at UFC 214. Daniel Cormier is one of the hardest working athletes in MMA, and …read more

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Conor McGregor believes he will compete in MMA and boxing after Floyd Mayweather fight

Conor McGregor says his foray into boxing isn’t a one-off. Despite never stepping into a boxing ring for a professional fight before, Conor McGregor has been given the task of …read more

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UFC prospect Sean O’Malley recalls smoking weed with Snoop Dogg: ‘I was puffin’ and passin’, trying to keep up’

Sean O’Malley has blazed his way to into the MMA world.
The 22-year-old prospect recently made headlines by picking up an impressive walk-off knockout in the second installment Dana White’s Tuesday …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor says he’ll compete in both boxing and MMA going forward

So much for the idea UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was going to take his money and run for the hills.
With the only fighter ever to simultaneously hold two UFC …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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Warlley Alves Says he Let Winning Streak Get to His Head

Warlley Alves believes he may have gotten ahead of himself after going on a winning streak. After going 10-0 in his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Alves dropped back-to-back …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Fighters React to Conor McGregor’s ‘Knockdown’ of Paul Malignaggi

When a nuclear explosion goes off on planet MMA, ground zero is Twitter. Everyone scrambles to the crater of impact to lob their sarcasm, GIFs, or the rare well-thought out …read more

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CES MMA 45 video highlights: Mouthpiece not required for victory

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5539479319001Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosSure, the MMA world is fixated on The Money Fight right now, but the grind continues for fighters hoping to break through to the …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2017, 6:46 pm By
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A Phone Call From the Late Kevin Randleman Saved One Fan’s Life

Kevin Randleman was a special human being. Not only can he take credit for one of the most amazing slams in MMA history on Fedor Emelianenko, but he’s a former …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor media workout scrum

LAS VEGAS — Ahead of the Floyd Mayweather fight, Conor McGregor discusses Paulie Malignaggi’s sparring remarks, ruling both boxing and MMA, Mayweather being in for surprising movements, and much more. …read more

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Midnight Mania! McGregor’s rubber arms, press conference highlights and reaction

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
This is going to be a little different. There was so much …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Manager: Conor McGregor is 'definitely' going to fight MMA again after Floyd Mayweather

LAS VEGAS — At the Conor McGregor media workout ahead of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor, McGregor’s agent Audie Attar discusses McGregor’s sponsorships for Aug. 26, Leonard Ellerbe’s response to …read more

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Conor McGregor: After Floyd Mayweather I will keep boxing and fight MMA

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5539259859001Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – Ever since the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match became official, speculation has been rampant as to whether the UFC lightweight …read more

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UFC files request to co-promote Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight

There’s been some speculation as to exactly how the UFC’s role in the Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match fits under the Ali Act, and it looks like the MMA promotion …read more

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Posted on August 11, 2017, 7:16 pm By
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Jeff Mayweather: Mayweather vs. McGregor Isn’t About a Record, It’s Getting Paid

The sport of MMA is the world of deception, wolf tickets, and sketchy backdoor politics. When combined with professional boxing, everything is multiplied tenfold. Between all the talk and controversy, …read more

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UFC applying to co-promote Mayweather vs. McGregor with Nevada commission

LAS VEGAS — The UFC is trying to get in on the sweet science in an official capacity.
MMA’s leading organization has made a request with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) …read more

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Posted on August 11, 2017, 4:16 pm By
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Gary Balletto Jr. Comfortable Wherever His CES 45 Bout with Nick Alley Goes

Following a defeat in his pro MMA debut two years ago, welterweight prospect Gary Balletto Jr. was able to turn things around and currently he finds himself on a three-fight …read more

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Floyd Mayweather: 'I already know' what Conor McGregor will do in our fight

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5538312232001Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – The prevailing notion among boxing and MMA experts is that if Conor McGregor is to have any chance at defeating Floyd Mayweather …read more

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Midnight Mania! Floyd Mayweather says Conor McGregor going the distance would be “a victory for him”

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Mayweather has said a couple things in the lead-up now to try …read more

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Leonard Ellerbe to boxing, MMA purists: Don't buy Mayweather-McGregor if you hate it

LAS VEGAS – The boxing showdown between Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor is expected to potentially break the record for all-time pay-per-view buys, a mark set by Mayweather and Manny …read more

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Floyd Mayweather: Conor McGregor going all 12 rounds would be ‘a victory for him’

LAS VEGAS — Most pundits on both sides — whether it’s boxing or MMA — have agreed that if Conor McGregor somehow manages to go the distance with Floyd Mayweather, …read more

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Dana White: Ronda Rousey (not Conor McGregor) was UFC’s version of Mike Tyson

Ever since mixed martial arts (MMA) exploded onto the mainstream scene, the combat community has waited on pins and needles to see a Mike Tyson-like talent show up inside the …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Is this McGregor-Malignaggi thing a feud or a plan for the future?

Is a sparring partner feud just an attempt to set up another boxing match down the road for MMA’s biggest star? After years of pushing for it, why don’t fighters …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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The MMA Depressed-us: Carlos Condit vs. Nick Diaz

Zane Simon, Connor Ruebusch, and Phil Mackenzie return to watch the worst MMA fights they can find with an eye toward the UFC, Pride, Strikeforce, and the WEC. This week …read more

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Cyborg Wants Holly Holm to Prove Her Coach’s Claims at UFC 219

From February to July, the UFC women’s featherweight division was an absolute mess, even for standard MMA messes. Luckily, like a savior from Brazil, Cris Cyborg finally set things right …read more

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Cyborg Wants Holly Holm to Prove Her Coach’s Claims at UFC 219

From February to July, the UFC women’s featherweight division was an absolute mess, even for standard MMA messes. Luckily, like a savior from Brazil, Cris Cyborg finally set things right …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Talks About Handling His First Career Loss

Yair Rodriguez is taking his first professional mixed martial arts (MMA) loss in stride. Rodriguez last competed against Frankie Edgar back in May. It was a one-sided thrashing in favor …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Chris Weidman and Aljamain Sterling Rap Battling is What You Need Today

As much as MMA is always about bitter rivalries, with or without wolf tickets, it’s also about bromance. Think about all the iconic images this sport has given to us …read more

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Stefan Struve: Cheaters like Brock Lesnar don’t belong in UFC

A lot of fans, as well as mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, want to see former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar make his return to the Octagon …read more

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Jon Jones: Fighting in New York is ‘not really a good idea from a business standpoint’

Jon Jones is no longer too excited about fighting in his home state. When the 20-year ban on MMA was finally lifted in the state of New York in …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2017, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Jon Jones says Cormier crying was “a beautiful thing”

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Jon Jones can afford to be gracious now. He beat Daniel Cormier, …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Jon Jones: ‘It was tough’ watching Daniel Cormier cry

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones talks about the beauty of MMA and why it causes grown men to cry. The Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier rivalry was filled with intense …read more

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Dana White Explains Why he Thinks Rousey Was The Mike Tyson of MMA

Ronda Rousey was the Mike Tyson of mixed martial arts (MMA) says Dana White. As the President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), White has seen a bevy of fighters …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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UFC fighters call for Snoop Dogg to be stripped of MMA commentator role

UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber and Snoop Dogg host a series on UFC Fight Pass.Snoop Dogg, one of hip-hop’s most popular rappers, has never been shy with sharing his …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2017, 7:46 pm By
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BREAKING | Georges St-Pierre signs contract for bout with Michael Bisping

This afternoon, former UFC welterweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Georges St. Pierre picked up a pen, scrawled his signature on an agreement for a UFC 217 middleweight title …read more

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Knockout Radio Live: Niko Price, Din Thomas, Jarrod Brooks, and Jarrod Bowman

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. Tune in Wednesday at 3:30 pm ET, for Knockout Radio LIVE! with Niko Price, Din Thomas, Jarrod Brooks, and Jarrod Bowman, plus all the latest MMA news and …read more

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Dan Hardy’s Mayweather vs. McGregor Diary Proves He’s Perfect to Join the Team

It’s hard to imagine Dan Hardy without some sort of multi-screen set-up at his home like Batman, watching 20 different fights on tons of monitors while taking notes. MMA fighters …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Video: Violent flying knee wins Mike Rodriguez UFC contract on DWTNCS

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sent another round of mixed martial arts (MMA) hopefuls into the Octagon last night (Tues., Aug. 8, 2017) as Dana White’s “Tuesday Night Contender Series” returned …read more

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UFC President Dana White: Ronda Rousey, not Conor McGregor, was UFC's Mike Tyson

Although Ronda Rousey is seemingly gone from MMA competition for good, UFC President Dana White still has no problem delivering high praise to the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion.
Rousey (12-2 …read more

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Uncle Creepy talks potential career ending ‘CTE-type’ symptoms, treatment, & regrets

Top ranked UFC flyweight Ian McCall recently detailed the reasons behind his extended layoff from MMA, including possible CTE-type symptoms. The idea that pugilism leads to traumatic brain injury is …read more

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Live Chat: Paulie Malignaggi fallout, May-Mac updates, MMA news and notes

This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.
Today on the podcast, we’ll go over the ins and outs of the fallout from former boxing and current boxing analyst Paulie Malignaggi leaving …read more

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Latest UFC rankings update: Sergio Pettis, Alexa Grasso climb the charts after UFC Mexico

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC Fight Night 114 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Saturday night (Aug. 5, 2017) on FOX …read more

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Midnight Mania! Mayweather says he has to go after McGregor, “this is for the blacks around the world”

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Floyd Mayweather says he’s can’t run from McGregor the way he does …read more

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If I Did It: Conor McGregor vs..... Pauli Malignaggi?

Welcome to If I Did It, the show that grapples with PR kerfluffles from the world of MMA and beyond. This week we look at Connor McGregor’s former sparring partner …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2017, 4:16 am By
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RIZIN announces super atomweight grand prix for Oct. 15

RIZIN Fighting Federation is continuing the grand tradition of MMA tournaments with the announcement of its first women’s Grand Prix, which will begin on Oct. 15 at the Marine Messe …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2017, 12:46 am By
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BE’s Baddest nomination thread: Who is MMA’s greatest Light Heavyweight of all time?

So B.J. Penn is MMA’s greatest Lightweight of all time. But who is the greatest Light Heavyweight? Let the nominations begin. When we last visited the world of BE’s …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Stephan Bonnar Will Try to Lay the Smackdown on a Fellow UFC Veteran in the Ring

The internet screams constantly that the UFC has become the WWE. The Booking, outlandish trash talk, head-scratching title shots, and fighter antics have convinced some people that MMA on par …read more

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Chuck Liddell comments on rumored matchup with “kind of boring” Chael Sonnen

Over the last few weeks, former UFC title challenger and current Bellator star Chael Sonnen has made several callouts of retired MMA legend Chuck Liddell.

Hey
SCHMUCK
Liddell
Some one-syllable words of advice
You
Sign
Bellator
Fight
Chael
DON’T
— Chael …read more

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Gina Mazany talks pros and cons – well, just pros – of having ex-UFC champ Miesha Tate as manager

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5534450470001Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosAs far as MMA managers go, it seems like UFC bantamweight Gina Mazany has a pretty complete package in former champion Miesha Tate.
After all, …read more

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The Road to Mayweather-McGregor: A Notorious Resume

It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago, only a segment of the hardcore MMA fanbase outside of the European scene knew of Ireland’s Conor McGregor. Today, he …read more

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Dan Hardy Joins the Commentary Team for Mayweather vs. McGregor

Since stepping away from MMA competition, Dan Hardy has slipped into the shoes of an analyst better than nearly anyone who has followed his footsteps. His Inside the Octagon breakdowns, …read more

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Jon Jones on UFC 214 Brock Lesnar call out: ‘I was inspired by Conor McGregor’

Jon Jones says his call out of Brock Lesnar was ‘inspired’ by brash Irishman, Conor McGregor. Since Conor McGregor signed with the UFC in 2013, MMA’s premiere promotion has gradually …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2506 with MMA manager Brian Butler

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Brian Butler.
Butler, veteran MMA manager to stars like Max Holloway and Felice Herrig, was in the studio to co-host the …read more

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WWE releases violent video of Brock Lesnar meltdown — and cocky Jon Jones fans are suddenly silent

Ever since Jon Jones reclaimed the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title, courtesy of his third-round knockout win over Daniel Cormier (watch it), mixed martial arts (MMA) fans have …read more

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Al Iaquinta Not Impressed With Snoop Dogg’s MMA Credentials

Iaquinta believes the iconic rapper Snoop Dogg has no place calling fights in MMA and would like to see him removed from his duties While many have welcomed the novelty …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2017, 12:16 pm By
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Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 267 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 267 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download.
MMAjunkie/USA TODAY columnist Ben Fowlkes and Bleacher Report lead MMA writer Chad Dundas host the weekly …read more

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PHOTO | Conor McGregor lands cover of ESPN the Magazine’s Fighting Issue

UFC lightweight champion and transcendent MMA star Conor McGregor has added another feather to his hat. The Irish striking specialist will be featured on the cover of ESPN the Magazine’s …read more

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Midnight Mania! Chuck Liddell thinks Chael Sonnen is an easy match up - ‘He ain’t gonna take me down and lay on me’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight … Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Chuck Liddell thinks Chael Sonnen is an easy match up. He …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2017, 4:17 am By
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Bellator Free Fight: Ryan Couture vs. Haim Gozali

Without any live MMA for a few weeks, Bellator is providing us with some nice fight replays. In the latest release, Ryan Couture takes on Haim Gozali from Bellator 180. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 114 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5533352217001Filed under: News, UFCUFC Fight Night 114 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media
Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2017, 11:46 pm By
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Return? Retirement? Ronda Rousey official website teases ‘major news coming soon’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, could be making her return to mixed martial arts (MMA) later this year. Or, she could be calling it quits …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with MMA manager Brian Butler in studio

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Brian Butler.
Butler, who client list includes UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway, will co-host the show in …read more

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Having a bad day? These pics of kids getting a cool MMA masterclass from UFC fighters in Rio should help

On the one-year anniversary of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, UFC fighters including Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Jessica Andrade, Alexandre Pantoja, Vitor Miranda, Alan Patrick and Thiago Marreta Santos, as …read more

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Van Heerden Ready to ‘Beat up’ Conor McGregor Following Malignaggi Exit

Having found notoriety among MMA fans for sparring with Conor McGregor in 2016, Chris Van Heerden is ready to do it again – providing he gets paid this time Former …read more

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Wrestling & MMA Legend Yoshihiro Takayama Paralyzed From Neck Down

Incredibly sad reports have emerged from Japan claiming wrestling and MMA legend Yoshihiro Takayama was paralyzed following a wrestling routine which went wrong Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer claimed …read more

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Morning Report: Jose Aldo comments on the Conor McGregor-Paulie Malignaggi split: Conor has no respect, is bad for the sport

Prior to last year and Nate Diaz’s short-notice submission victory over him, Conor McGregor’s chief rival in MMA has been Jose Aldo. He and Aldo engaged in almost a year …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Fight Nights Global 73 set for Sept. 4 in Dagestan with Maldonado, Palhares, Brandao

Russia’s Fight Nights Global will soon host an event with a very Brazilian flair; three of the nation’s most recognized MMA names will be featured on the card.
FNG officials recently …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2017, 12:16 pm By
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Shane Burgos recounts journey from superfan to undefeated fighter

It took a reality check to get Shane Burgos hooked on MMA.
The 26-year-old featherweight had zero interest in traditional martial arts growing up — he took one karate class in …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2017, 2:16 am By
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