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Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou Targeted for UFC on ESPN 1

A blockbuster MMA showdown is in the works for UFC on ESPN 1 as Cain Velasquez is targeted to make his long-awaited return to UFC competition, as he is expected …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 7:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Iaquinta On Lee’s Prelim Threats: ‘That’s Not Cool’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Kevin Lee called Al Iaquinta a ‘drunken Jersey boy’, saying he views …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 5:16 am By
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In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) changed the way we watched mixed martial arts (MMA) back in 2011 after scoring an industry-defining deal with the FOX network, worth roughly $100 million per …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 4:16 am By
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'King Mo': I don't like Matt Mitrione, and I want to fight him after Kharitonov kicks his ass

HONOLULU – How do you make yourself stand out at a pre-fight press conference on a stage full of MMA talent?
Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed Lawal sure found a …read more

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WBKFF President Bas Rutten releases statement regarding fighter pay situation

On November 9, the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) held their first ever bare-knuckle boxing event in Casper, Wyoming.
The card featured numerous notable MMA fighters. Names included the likes …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Former Glory Kickboxing double champ Robin van Roosmalen transitions full-time to MMA

A top kickboxing star is making the move to mixed martial arts.
Robin van Roosmalen, the first-ever man to win two championships for Glory Kickboxing, will transition full-time to MMA, his …read more

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UFC vet Victor Valimaki hospitalized with rare condition

Edmonton’s Victor Valimaki fought almost 30 times and twice for the UFC. Victor Valimaki, who has 29 professional MMA fights under his belt, is currently battling a rare central …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Coker Invites Holloway To Bellator After Beating UFC To Hawaii

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been trying to stage a mixed martial arts (MMA) event in Hawaii for over a decade, and promotion president Dana White even promised combat sports …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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‘I’m A Trained And Licensed Killer’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, was recently reinstated by California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) after having his mixed martial arts (MMA) license revoked earlier this …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! GSP: Defending One Belt Harder Than Winning Two

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Who would have guessed, a few years ago, that we would get …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Georges St-Pierre feels there’s ‘more to lose than gain’ vs Anderson Silva at this point

When it comes to the MMA super fight, there is one matchup that was once the one that was truer than any other possible pairing.
That, of course, being none other …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 4:46 am By
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Brent Primus doesn’t respect Michael Chandler ‘out of the cage,’ says rematch is personal

HONOLULU — At Bellator 212 open workouts, lightweight champion Brent Primus discusses his rematch against Michael Chandler, why the fight is personal, his long layoff from MMA, and much more. …read more

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Max Holloway can't rise past Cormier, Khabib in rankings

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway put on an uplifting performance, but he could not move up in ESPN’s pound-for-pound men’s MMA rankings. New flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko did get a …read more

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Live! UFC On FOX 31 Results & Play-By-Play!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently put the finishing touches on its upcoming UFC on FOX 31: “Lee vs. Iaquinta 2” mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card, which takes place this …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Today in MMA history, Georges St-Pierre wondered (again) who'd be next

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Eight years ago today, Georges St-Pierre woke up from what likely was an after-party deep into the night in …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Chalmers ready to take Bellator by storm

With legal issues firmly behind him, reality TV star turned MMA fighter, Aaron Chalmers is all set to make his return for Bellator in a homecoming event. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Joe Rogan, Deontay Wilder Destroy Anthony Joshua

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Joe Rogan and Deontay Wilder went in on Anthony Joshua on Joe …read more

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Bloody Elbow Repents? - If I Did It

Welcome to IF I DID IT where we analyze and solve PR kerfuffles from the MMA world (insert hand gesture) not beyond. This week we discuss former BE Author, Iain …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Grant Dawson sees USADA case dismissed

Grant Dawson is free to resume his MMA career.
The 24-year-old featherweight saw his USADA case officially dismissed by the organization according to a UFC statement released Tuesday. Dawson was flagged …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Oscar De La Hoya Says He’ll Continue To Promote MMA

Oscar De La Hoya isn’t done with promoting mixed martial arts. Last month, Golden Boy Promotions made its MMA debut. Headlining the card was a bout between two Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Bisping Joins UFC Commentating Team

Hey may be done with commentating as a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, but former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion Michael Bisping is far from done with the …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Kamaru Usman says he would ‘flatline’ Ben Askren

The welterweight division is one of the deepest and best that MMA has to offer. Yet in the UFC, things are looking somewhat complicated at the top right now.
With Kamaru …read more

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De La Hoya will keep promoting MMA: ‘As long as Dana White’s not paying his fighters’

The former world champion boxer and head of Golden Boy Promotions isn’t about to step away from the MMA world, even after what’s reported to have been a much less …read more

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CSAC’s Andy Foster discusses Jon Jones hearing, ‘concerns’ over USADA adjudication processes, more

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After the California State Athletic Commission meeting Tuesday, CSAC executive officer spoke with MMA Fighting about Jon Jones being give back his MMA license, him not wanting …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Watch ‘Road to the Octagon’ For UFC On FOX 31

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its final event on FOX this Saturday night (Dec. 15, 2018), as the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization invades the …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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ONE Championship Coming To TNT

ONE Championship continues to make headlines as it wraps up its 2018 fight campaign, landing a three-year broadcast deal that will put the Singapore-based mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion into …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Live! Jon Jones CSAC Reinstatement Hearing!

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, is not eligible to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) after California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) revoked his license earlier …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Valentina Shevchenko in no rush to fight Joanna Jedrzejczyk again

Valentina Shevchenko’s one-sided victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Saturday night at UFC 231 marked the first time the Eastern European duo crossed paths in an MMA cage. But they also …read more

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Midnight Mania! Ortega Could Be Out Six Months

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
UFC 231 medical suspensions are in, and in what should be no …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 5:16 am By
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UFC 231 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 December 11, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Jon Jones blasts former MMA journalist who was recently found guilty of child pornography

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones will return to the octagon at UFC 232 on December 29, where he will rematch Alexander Gustafsson for the promotions interim 205-pound title.
“Bones” …read more

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UFC 231 winner Brad Katona happy to be 'in the clique' of dorkiest fighters

TORONTO – Brad Katona embraces all sides of his personality, especially the side that some might label as “dorky.”
Katona (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC), who remained unbeaten in his MMA career …read more

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Posted on December 10, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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TKO 45 Fighter Interviews with Nick Baldwin

Our own Nick Baldwin is here to interview a select group of six individualS/fighters associated with this past weekend’s December 7, TKO 45 MMA event out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. …read more

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Posted on December 10, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Holloway: Aldo Still The Greatest Of All Time

Who is the greatest featherweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter of all time?
I voted for reigning 145-pound titleholder Max Holloway, as did Joe Rogan, for sending Brian Ortega to the …read more

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Trading Shots: How should the MMA media handle Greg Hardy, and the UFC's response to questions about him?

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After Greg Hardy’s first UFC fight booking set off a tricky situation for the promotion and …read more

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Posted on December 10, 2018, 3:16 am By
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MMA's week out of the cage: Max Holloway celebrates birthday prior to UFC 231

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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Paul Redmond discusses Bellator booking following successful Polaris debut

CARDIFF, WalesPaul Redmond discusses his win over Craig Ewers at Polaris 8, analyses the differences in competing in jiu-jitsu and MMA, coming back to the Bellator cage in …read more

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Bellator Goes Back-to-Back for Mitrione vs. Kharitonov and Page vs. Daley

On February 15 and 16, Bellator returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. for two back-to-back nights of exciting MMA action.
On Friday, the event will be anchored by a …read more

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UFC 231 Aftermath: Valentina Shevchenko a rare MMA case of patience being rewarded

It’s rare, in this sport, that the cliche about good things coming for those who wait ever actually applies.
You can build a head of steam in your division, and then …read more

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White confirms Nick Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal fight for UFC 235

After mere reports were released in mid-November, UFC president Dana White confirms that Nick Diaz will indeed make his MMA return against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 235. In mid-November, …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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AND NEW! Shevchenko Dominates Jedrzejczyk, Takes Decision (And Title)

With Nicco Montano stripped of her 125-pound belt earlier this year because of weight cut-related issues, two of the baddest females in professional mixed martial arts (MMA) today — Valentina …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2018, 5:46 am By
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UFC 231 results: Nina Ansaroff gets unanimous nod over Claudia Gadelha

Nina Ansaroff’s fiancee, Amanda Nunes, is the UFC bantamweight champion. Might one of MMA’s most famous power couples both soon be champions?
Ansaroff announced to the world she’s a force to …read more

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UFC 231 Highlights! Lima Destroys Laprise With One Punch

Dhiego Lima secured the biggest win of his professional MMA career earlier tonight (Sat., Dec. 8, 2018) at UFC 231 from inside Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, when he …read more

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Notable MMA Journalist busted for child pornography

Terrible and disturbing news struck the MMA community late yesterday evening, as it was revealed that notable MMA Journalist Iain Kidd had been busted for child pornography.
Popular MMA Twitter figure …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Floyd rips McGregor, Khabib, says he will never fight in MMA

“Everything is always on my terms, I’m the ‘A’ side, always. I’m not going to fight in the MMA ring.” Floyd Mayweather outboxed and TKO’d Conor McGregor in the boxing …read more

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Midnight Mania! Why Is A Brock Lesnar USADA Sample Missing?

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
It could just be an error, but one of Brock Lesnar’s USADA …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Live! UFC 231 Ceremonial Weigh-In Video!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is roughly 24 hours away from its UFC 231: “Holloway vs. Ortega” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on pay-per-view (PPV), locked and loaded for this Sat. …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Philip Mulpeter: Nicolas Dalby is a tougher task than champion Ross Houston

DUBLIN — Philip Mulpeter discussed his return to MMA after a three-year hiatus, the expectation that surrounded him during teammate Conor McGregor’s initial ascent in the UFC, why he thinks …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC Issues Lifetime Ban To ‘Notorious’ Superhero

David Martin is not your average Irishman.
No, the 41 year-old mixed martial arts (MMA) fan is a hero to the hordes of beer-guzzling sack-straddlers who cling to Conor McGregor like …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Tenshin Nasukawa media workout ahead of Floyd Mayweather fight at Rizin 14

LAS VEGAS — Ahead of his Rizin 14 fight with Floyd Mayweather on New Year’s Eve in his native Japan, 20-year-old kickboxing and MMA prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa worked out for …read more

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Jedrzejczyk: ‘I will prove that I’m the GOAT of women’s MMA’ at UFC 231

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is confident about a win on Saturday night against Valentina Shevchenko, and her status as one of the greatest in women’s MMA. Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna …read more

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Floyd Mayweather talks Rizin fight with Tenshin Nasukawa, not wanting to do MMA, Conor McGregor, Khabib, more

LAS VEGAS — At a media day Thursday, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather speaks with the media ahead of his “exhibition match” against Japanese kickboxing champion Tenshin Nasukawa at Rizin 14 …read more

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Live! UFC 231 Early Weigh-In Results!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the pay-per-view (PPV) market with its UFC 231 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, headlined by the featherweight championship showdown pitting reigning division kingpin, Max …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! RIZIN releases trailer, ruleset for Mayweather vs. Tenshin Nasukawa

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
In what remains an odd event, Floyd Mayweather will box undefeated kickboxing …read more

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Floyd Mayweather shrugs off Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, talk of fighting MMA

LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather spent part of his Thursday holding court at his boxing club to promote his upcoming exhibition fight with Tenshin Nasukawa.
After initially hitting a snag, Mayweather …read more

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UFC 231 Cheat Sheet: Shevchenko vs. Jedrzejczyk

Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk are set to battle for the UFC women’s flyweight championship. It could be one of the best women’s MMA fights ever — but who has …read more

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UFC asks MMA media not to talk about Greg Hardy

After Greg Hardy was booked on the same card with a survivor of domestic abuse, MMA journalists were allegedly told to only ask questions about Saturday night’s fights. Yesterday …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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At long last, Bellator's Robson Gracie Jr. has his chance to live out the dream of pro MMA debut

Robson Gracie Jr. is very aware of the type of doors that having a last name like his can help open.
As he prepares to take an 0-0 MMA record into …read more

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Max Holloway and Brian Ortega agree they will probably fight multiple times

Max Holloway and Brian Ortega are two of the most dangerous and versatile young fighters in MMA, and this Saturday, in the main event of UFC 231, they’ll fight.
Heading into …read more

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Midnight Mania! Khabib Has Worst Possible Advice For Female Fighters

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight … Welcome to Midnight Mania!
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was asked if he had advice …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk: UFC 231 title win makes me 'GOAT of women's MMA'

TORONTO – Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes a victory at UFC 231 makes her the greatest female fighter in women’s MMA history.
Jedrzejczyk (15-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) will have the opportunity to do …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Live! UFC 231 Press Conference Video!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the pay-per-view (PPV) market with its UFC 231 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, headlined by the featherweight championship showdown pitting reigning division kingpin, Max …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Cruz Returns, Fights Lineker At UFC 233

He’s back!
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz, will make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when he collides with power-punching John Lineker at the upcoming UFC …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Beating Valentina Makes Me GOAT of Women’s MMA

The co-main event of UFC 231 will feature the UFC flyweight debut of Joanna Jedrzejczyk when she takes on Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant flyweight championship in the night’s co-main …read more

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Controversial ex-NFL star Greg Hardy targeted to make UFC debut on first ESPN+ card

Greg Hardy is officially in the UFC.
After three fast victories to start his pro MMA career, the former NFL star will step into the Octagon for the first time against …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Feature: The history of ‘Uh Vai Morrer’

Tim Bissell uncovers the history of ‘Uh vai morrer’ and finds out what UFC fighters think about this infamous chant. MMA is noisy. The sounds in the cage — …read more

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ONE Championship CEO Explains Why He Wouldn’t Sign Conor McGregor

Singapore-based mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, ONE Championship, has been making strides as of late. The promotion recently signed former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to a deal. …read more

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MMA community reacts to UFC booking Greg Hardy and Rachael Ostovich on the same card

Last night, ESPN reported that former NFL star Greg Hardy is likely to make his long-discussed UFC debut on January 19 in Brooklyn, New York, when the UFC makes its …read more

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Bellator's A.J. McKee reflects on 'honor' of working with Chuck Liddell before Tito Ortiz trilogy

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Over the past few years, the name of MMA veteran Antonio McKee has become associated with a pack …read more

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Midnight Mania! Wilder Has ‘Proof’ Fury Never Beat The Count

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
In an all-time classic heavyweight bout last weekend, Deontay Wilder and Tyson …read more

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Fury-Wilder Fix? 165 Division for Conor? - If I Did It

Welcome to IF I DID IT where we analyze and solve PR kerfuffles from the MMA world (insert hand gesture) not beyond. This week we discuss Wilder v Fury and …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2018, 4:46 am By
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MMAjunkie's 'Submission of the Month' for November: An armbar for the record books

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie looks at the best submissions from November 2018: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Watch Ortega Melt Edgar In ‘KO Of The Week’

Brian Ortega has risen up the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight rankings, going undefeated so far in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career by racking up a 14-0-1 record, 6-0-1 …read more

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UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo killed after a hit and run attack — news and updates

Former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo was killed in a hit and run incident in June, 2016. Ryan Jimmo aka ‘The Big Deal’ held a 19-5 pro MMA record. He was …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Man convicted of manslaughter in Ryan Jimmo case sentenced to eight years in prison

A sentence has been handed down in the hit-and-run slaying of MMA fighter Ryan Jimmo.
Anthony Getschel, 26, will serve eight years in prison for striking Jimmo with his truck back …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

ONE Championship’s Kevin Chung wants to blaze a trail for Asian-Americans in MMA

When Kevin Chung returns to the cage for the first time in more than 12 months on Friday night (Friday morning in North America), he will have two things on …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Brian Ortega Wants Khabib Not McGregor for Superfight

In this modern era of MMA, more and more of the sport’s elite fighters are seeking super fights and money fights to enhance both their bank account and their legacy …read more

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MMA trainers break down Max Holloway-Brian Ortega

Max Holloway has won 12 consecutive fights. Brian Ortega has not lost in his professional career. Who has the edge on Saturday? We asked some of MMA’s top coaches. …read more

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New Rankings! ‘Big Pretty’ Breaks Into Heavyweight Top 10

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is now a couple of days removed from its UFC Fight Night 142 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 (results here), which means …read more

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Tito Ortiz Willing To Postpone Retirement To 'Kick Chael Sonnen's Ass Again'

Tito Ortiz appeared to retire following his knockout victory against Chuck Liddell at Golden Boy MMA: Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 last month, claiming that he was “done” with MMA. Now, …read more

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With little time to plan for late opponent change, Diego Ferreira ready to just bang it out at UFC 231

One week isn’t much time to prepare for an MMA fight, and Diego Ferreira says there’s absolutely no reason to pretend it is.
“There isn’t much strategy, since there isn’t much …read more

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Midnight Mania! ‘Mighty Mouse’ Questions Logic In McGregor’s Flyweight Remark

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
After Demetrious Johnson was ‘traded’ to ONE Championship for Ben Askren, news …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2018, 5:16 am By
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MMAjunkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for November: A stunning elbow from an impossible angle

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie looks at the best knockouts from November 2018: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of …read more

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UFC Fight Night 142 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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Former WWE Star ‘Jack Swagger’ to Make Pro MMA Debut at Bellator 214

Jake Hager, better known by his sports entertainment persona “Jack Swagger,” will make his professional MMA debut at Bellator 214. …read more

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Posted on December 3, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Former WWE champion ‘Jack Swagger’ to make MMA debut at Bellator 214

“Jack Swagger” is officially booked for his arrival in the Bellator cage.
The former WWE superstar, whose real name is Jake Hager, will make his MMA debut when he fights J.W. …read more

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Posted on December 3, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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So, Who’s Up For Ortiz-Sonnen 2?

Why on earth would light heavyweight legend, Tito Ortiz, retire from mixed martial arts (MMA) for the seventeenth time when he can instead hang around until he’s 44 in order …read more

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Tyron Woodley has a plan to get Colby Covington to swear off takedowns, and no, it's probably not going to work

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Imagine traveling in time back to the year 2011 and telling an MMA fan watching a Strikeforce Challengers show that not only would former …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Live! UFC 231 Results & Play-By-Play!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the pay-per-view (PPV) market with its UFC 231 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, headlined by the featherweight championship showdown pitting reigning division kingpin, Max …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Cris Cyborg and Halle Berry, Ponzinibbio meets Argentina president

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

Source:: MMAJunkie

TUF 28 Finale reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

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Kamaru Usman def. Rafael dos Anjos at TUF 28 Finale: Best photos

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Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has …read more

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Bellator 210 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

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Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and …read more

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That feeling when you find out you're getting a $50,000 bonus, by 'TUF 28' winner Juan Espino

LAS VEGAS – Spain is not exactly the first place that comes to mind when we think of MMA hubs worldwide.
The country, however, has just recently got himself some solid …read more

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For one night, boxing and MMA shared something in common: They were all about the heavyweights

With flyweights now a protected species on the verge of extinction in the UFC, Saturday night’s boxing-UFC heavyweight doubleheader felt kind of like prelude to the return of the Big …read more

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MMA Documentary: Fighting in the Age of Loneliness - Episode 5

Felix Biederman and Jon Bois, in partnership with SBNation are tackling MMA, its modern history, its current evolution, and its place in American society in this 5-part documentary. Here’s the …read more

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Joe Schilling: Bellator 210 win shows 'I'm past the point of just a kickboxer'

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Joe Schilling believes he proved himself in a big way at Bellator 210. However, that doesn’t mean he’s content with where he stands in his MMA career.
After …read more

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Predictions! Dos Santos, Rua Will Show Up ‘Down Under’

Junior dos Santos turns 35 in January. Mauricio Rua hit 37 just last week.
I know that mixed martial arts (MMA) doesn’t necessarily play by the rules, and that you can …read more

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Losing to Tomasz Narkun has rekindled Mamed Khalidov’s love for MMA

Mamed Khalidov is the most legendary figure that the KSW banner has ever produced, but it took a loss to surging light-heavyweight champion, Tomasz Narkun, to rekindle his love for …read more

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From soccer to MMA, ex-Chelsea goalkeeper Ricardo Prasel vows to make some noise at heavyweight

Most Brazilian kids dream of becoming soccer players, and it was no different with Ricardo Prasel. And while becoming a professional footballer is not easy, Prasel made it.
Prasel was a …read more

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LFA 55 video: NCAA gymnast turned MMA fighter scores brutal head-kick knockout

Hailey Cowan went from NCAA All-American gymnast to MMA fighter. And you know what? She just might have a future in this sport.
In her third professional fight on Friday at …read more

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