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Cody Law says Bellator 256 win was another good learning experience

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Cody Law is still early enough in his MMA career that every fight is going to be another learning experience.
This past Friday, Law (3-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) …read more

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Jaylon Bates on getting a Japanese necktie for his first pro finish at Bellator 256

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Jaylon Bates won’t forget his first pro submission any time soon – and MMA fans likely won’t, either.
Bates (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) submitted Jeffrey Glossner (2-2 MMA, …read more

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Jimmy Flick announces retirement from MMA: 'The UFC is not my dream anymore'

UFC flyweight Jimmy Flick has made the unexpected decision to retire from MMA.
Flick (16-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who won his lone octagon appearance with a flying triangle choke that earned …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Liz Carmouche after Bellator 256: 'I'm ready to get back into fighting camp and go for the belt'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Liz Carmouche has been close to winning a major MMA championship, but come up short on more than one occasion.
There was the Strikeforce bantamweight title fight that …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2021, 4:46 pm By
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Mackenzie Dern hopes historic matchup with Nina Nunes on ABC can grow, inspire female UFC audience

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Mackenzie Dern and Nina Nunes will break down another wall for women’s MMA this Saturday.
The strawweight matchup takes place on the …read more

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Posted on April 10, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Don’t Steal A UFC Fighter’s Car!

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

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Twitter Mailbag: Can Marvin Vettori earn a title shot at UFC on ABC 2?

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in MMA? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers:

Could Marvin Vettori earn a title shot with a win over Kevin …read more

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Henry Cejudo claims he is fighting Floyd Mayweather: ‘The Triple C vs the Olympic bronze medalist’

Crazy boxing fights are all the rage in 2021. We’ve already seen MMA to boxing crossovers in the past, and vice versa, but now Henry Cejudo aims to be next …read more

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'No one could hype me like DMX can': MMA fighters pay tribute to rap legend after his death

Hip-hop legend DMX, who rose to stardom in the 1990s and 2000s, died Friday one week after suffering a heart attack. He was 50.
DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Goiti Yamauchi ‘almost certain’ he will fight Michael Chandler again in MMA

Goiti Yamauchi lost a decision to Michael Chandler inside the Bellator cage. | Bellator

One of the best grapplers to ever share an MMA cage …read more

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Adriano Moraes reveals conversation he had with “amazing guy” Jorge Masvidal about knees in MMA

ONE Championship flyweight champion Adriano Moraes revealed the conversation he had with UFC star Jorge Masvidal about throwing knees in MMA. Moraes finished former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson with …read more

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Midnight Mania! Till Grills ‘Human Punching Bag’ Vettori Over Injury Inquiry

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

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Miesha Tate: ‘There’s not a doubt in my mind’ that a Ronda Rousey trilogy bout goes differently

Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey share one of the most famous rivalries in MMA history, if not the most famous. Given the opportunity, Tate is fully confident that a trilogy …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Dan Hardy Breaks Down Eddie Alvarez’s Controversial ONE On TNT DQ Loss

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With the dust settled on another unfortunate DQ loss in an important MMA fight, Dan Hardy looks at just what happened …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Garage Days Re-Revisited

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For those newer UFC and MMA fans who may not be familiar with the old days …read more

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Posted on April 8, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Enter 'Pantera': Bellator's Diana Avsaragova ready to back up beauty with MMA skills

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – When Diana Avsaragova checks Instagram, her account is flooded with the same sort of messages.
Pressing send on “Do you have a boyfriend?” or “Will you marry me?” …read more

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NS Fight Club: How an MMA gym became a haven for Bulgaria’s far-right extremists 

Karim Zidan delves into NS Fight Club, the neo-Nazi MMA gym that is radicalizing Bulgarian youth. On August 10, 2019, a conference took place in Lisbon, Portugal that brought …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Johnson KO'd in One title bout

Demetrious Johnson suffered the first knockout loss of his MMA career, finished by a knee strike from Adriano Moraes on Wednesday night in a One Championship event. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Moraes Upsets ‘Mighty Mouse’ With Devastating (And Legal) Grounded Knee

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

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Mackenzie Dern fully committed to UFC title run, believes she's now 'champ material'

LAS VEGAS – Mackenzie Dern is already a world champion in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, but she now believes she’s ready to accomplish the same feat in MMA.
While she’s been competing in …read more

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Posted on April 7, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Anderson Silva open to more boxing after Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. bout: 'I love this sport'

.Anderson Silva’s latest boxing venture might be more than a one-off.
The former UFC middleweight campion and MMA star is open to pursuing more boxing bouts in the future following his …read more

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Video: Former UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Commemorates MMA Wins with Tattoo

Ronda Rousey recently took a trip down memory lane, commemorating her MMA victories in permanent fashion.
…read more

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Antonio Carlos Junior refreshed by PFL switch: UFC 'just wasn't working for me'

Antonio Carlos Junior is ready for a fresh start to his MMA career.
“The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3” winner is gearing up to fight outside the UFC banner for the first …read more

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MMA veteran Tyler East killed during domestic dispute

Former MMA fighter Tyler East, the brother of UFC veteran Cody East, was shot and killed in a domestic dispute on Monday night in New Mexico. According to New Mexico …read more

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Posted on April 7, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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Take a look back at Mackenzie Dern’s UFC rise

Mackenzie Dern is off to a fast start in her UFC and MMA career with a 5-1 record in the promotion and a 10-1 record overall. Dern also holds a …read more

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Posted on April 7, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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ONE On TNT Staredowns

ONE Championship

Staredowns begin at the 4:55 mark. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson makes his long-awaited return to mixed martial arts (MMA) action when …read more

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‘Reug Reug’: The man behind the viral MMA sensation

Oumar Kane, a.k.a. “Reug Reug,” will fight Mehdi Barghi at ONE on TNT 1 in Singapore. | ONE Championship

Oumar Kane and “Reug Reug” are …read more

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Video | Ronda Rousey gets tattoo commemorating her MMA wins

UFC Hall of Famer Ronda Rousey recently got a series of tattoos marking her MMA wins and she posted the video of it on her YouTube channel. Rousey posted the …read more

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Holly Holm expresses interest in a UFC rematch with Miesha Tate

UFC star Holly Holm has confirmed that she would be interested in a rematch with Miesha Tate as the latter prepares to return to MMA. Tate is set to get …read more

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For this episode, José Youngs, Alex Savas, and E. Casey Leydon react to some of the biggest news stories in MMA.
Some POSSIBLE topics …read more

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Posted on April 7, 2021, 10:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! ‘Prince Of War’ Vs. ‘Bam Bam’ At UFC 264?

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

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Video: Ronda Rousey goes down memory lane while getting tattoo marking MMA career wins

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Ronda Rousey remembers every one of her wins like they were yesterday.
The former UFC bantamweight champion …read more

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Posted on April 6, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Chairez Vs Monterroso Title Fight Headlines Combate Global Card On April 9

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Combate Americas — which recently rebranded as Combate Global — will make its return to mixed martial arts (MMA) action this Friday night …read more

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Posted on April 6, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Cody Law expects to remain undefeated at Bellator 256

After finishing up his amateur career and being forced to wait for MMA to return following the wake of the novel coronavirus, featherweight Cody Law finished out his 2020 in …read more

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With 'one more year, maybe two' left, Fabricio Werdum looks to pack in fights with PFL

Fabricio Werdum is clearly martial arts royalty, having spent the last 20 years competing at the highest level of both MMA and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
But at 43, the former UFC heavyweight …read more

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Posted on April 6, 2021, 3:47 pm By
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UFC Venum Fight Kits Are Now For Sale

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The UFC “Fight Kits” worn by MMA fighters competing inside the Octagon are now for sale, following the transition …read more

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MMA vs Boxing Finances: Why can’t Jon Jones make as much as Deontay Wilder?

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

What is the differences between boxing and MMA that allows Wilder to make so much more than Jon Jones. During Jon …read more

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Video: Rousey gets tattoo marking her MMA wins

Ronda Rousey on the red carpet in 2018. | Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images

Check out how Rousey chose to mark her career’s biggest victories. …read more

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Chandler loves ‘McGregor Belt’ idea: Conor is one of MMA’s brightest minds

Michael Chandler on the scale during the UFC 257 | Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports

“I’d love a patek rare belt or whatever he said sitting …read more

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Midnight Mania! Khabib Names World’s Best Featherweight

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

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On UFC debut anniversary, Conor McGregor reminisces early approach to MMA rise

Eight years ago today, Conor McGregor made his first appearance under the UFC’s lights.
McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) stepped in the octagon for the very first time on April 6, …read more

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NFL Icon Ray Lewis narrates 2021 PFL season campaign entitled “MMA’s League Is Back”

Two-time SuperBowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis lends his distinct and intense voice as he narrates the 60-second promo video for Professional Fighters League or PFL’s …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Lays Out Retirement Plans Prior To April 7 Fight

Demetrious Johnson is looking ahead at his eventual retirement after a long and successful career in MMA. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson will go down as the best flyweight to have …read more

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Posted on April 5, 2021, 6:46 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez Believes He’s Close To Becoming The Lightweight GOAT

Eddie Alvarez sees a path to solidifying himself as the greatest lightweight the sport of MMA has ever seen. ONE Championship athlete Eddie Alvarez has already achieved the rare feat …read more

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Scott Coker Believes Oliveira/Chandler Is A UFC vs. Bellator Fight

Scott Coker believes that MMA fans will get to witness a UFC vs. Bellator cross-promotional fight after all. Fans have long fantasized about UFC athletes competing against Bellator’s or another …read more

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ONE on TNT 1 video: An inside look at Demetrious Johnson's life outside the cage

There are few who would question Demetrious Johnson’s claim as the best flyweight in MMA history.
Wednesday, he can put a bow on that status – or an underdog champion could play …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Gina Carano receives ‘shadow ban’ from Twitter

Women’s MMA pioneer and Hollywood actress Gina Carano has received a ‘shadow ban’ from Twitter which limits the reach of her tweets. Carano has come under fire lately for some …read more

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Hot Tweets: Discussing the fallout from UFC 260 and the return of Nate Diaz

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Today we have one of the rarest events in MMA: a Saturday without a UFC event. But despite the lack …read more

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Midnight Mania! Build Your Own Legacy, Jan

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! …read more

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Bellator 255 results: Kana Watanabe's timely takedowns lead to win over Alejandra Lara

Kana Watanabe remained undefeated in her MMA career on Friday when she outworked Alejandra Lara for a competitive victory at Bellator 255.
The Rizin FF veteran Watanabe (10-0-1 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) …read more

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Cris Cyborg headlines Bellator 259 in rematch with Leslie Smith

One of the most dominant female fighters in MMA history will return this spring in a rematch.
Cris Cyborg (23-2 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) will put her women’s featherweight title on the …read more

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Bellator 255 video: Roman Faraldo stops 6-foot-7 welterweight Trevor Gudde in 90 seconds

Roman Faraldo got over his tallest task to date in MMA at Bellator 255.
The unbeaten welterweight prospect conquered 6-foot-7 welterweight Trevor Gudde with a first-round TKO in their matchup on …read more

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Mike Goldberg no longer part of Bellator broadcast team for Showtime events

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator’s transition to Showtime has ended the tenure of veteran MMA broadcaster Mike Goldberg.
Bellator President Scott Coker confirmed to the …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Jon Jones, Dustin Poirier-Conor McGregor trilogy and more

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in MMA? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers:

Will Jon Jones get the money he’s asking for – and does …read more

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Michael Bisping targets future MMA coaching career, wants to 'pass on knowledge'

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Michael Bisping intends to continue entrenching his roots into the MMA world by becoming a coach to young fighters.
Bisping, a former UFC middleweight champion and UFC Hall of …read more

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Four-Finger Discount

Khetag Pliev gave Devin Goodale the finger at CFFC 94. Khetag Pliev had his finger lopped off at some point during his MMA fight against Devin Goodale at the Cage …read more

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Khetag Pliev Loses Finger at CFFC 94, Has Emergency Surgery for Reattachment

Just when you think you’ve seen it all in the great sport of MMA, something new happens – and on April Fools’ Day, no less. …read more

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Lapicus: The Career Of Eddie Alvarez Ends April 7

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Iuri Lapicus suffered the first defeat of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career when he got finished by Christian …read more

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Khetag Pliev explains horrific finger injury at CFFC 94, vows to return and make run at the UFC

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Khetag Pliev was part of one of the craziest viral injury moments in MMA history on Thursday night and plans to come back …read more

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Coker: Fedor could fight either Overeem or Dos Santos next

Bellator CEO Scott Coker has big plans for MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. | Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images

Bellator CEO Scott Coker has two big-named …read more

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MMA fighter Pliev has finger severed in match

MMA fighter Khetag Pliev suffered a severed finger during a bout Thursday night in Philadelphia and later had it re-attached following emergency surgery. …read more

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Twitter reacts to insane MMA injury: Severed finger at CFFC 94

CFFC 94 on Thursday played host to one of the freakier MMA injuries in recent memory.
Khetag Pliev (5-2) had his left ring finger severed completely off his hand in his …read more

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Midnight Mania! The Case Of The Disappearing Digit

Screengrab via Caposa, Cage Fury Fighting Championship (CFFC)

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for March: A former champ goes out swinging

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best fights from March 2021: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Not Ready Yet: On the Doorstep: 5 fighters who could make UFC or Bellator with April wins

Every champion in MMA history started out somewhere.
For those who make it to the highest stage, the journey begins long before they strap on UFC or Bellator gloves. Modern-era fighters …read more

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Posted on April 1, 2021, 11:46 pm By
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Demetrious Johnson wants Ben Askren to beat Jake Paul, but will be ‘surprised’ if Askren wins

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Demetrious Johnson will be throwing his support towards his fellow MMA brethren on April 17, but he feels it may be …read more

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Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire: UFC will have to ‘suck it up’ if Michael Chandler beats Charles Oliveira

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Two-division Bellator champion Patricio Pitbull believes he’s the best MMA fighter in the world. But he also thinks his former opponent …read more

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Fight Archives: Kid Yamamoto and MMA’s landmark flying knee KO

In 2006, Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto finished Kazuyuki Miyata with a flying knee inside four seconds of action.

Way before Jorge Masvidal, MVP, and Cory …read more

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Posted on April 1, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Elon Musk Joins Endeavor Board Of Directors

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for March: A surging lightweight mauls

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submissions from March 2021: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Endeavor finalizes deal to buy the UFC outright

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The world’s largest MMA promotion has reached an agreement to sell it’s remaining 49.9% ownership stake to the Hollywood talent and …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz get in expletive-filled argument over who’s real king of MMA

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Nate Diaz’s return to the octagon touched off another Twitter fight with his longtime rival …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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No Showtime? No problem – at least for Bellator 255

If you’re an MMA fan, but without a Showtime subscription ahead of this week’s Bellator premiere on the premium cable network, there’s no problem.
Showtime and Bellator on Wednesday announced it …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady ready for UFC call: 'I feel I'm at that level. I just need the chance to prove it'

One of the pioneers of MMA in the Middle East, Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady is ready to take his career to the next level.
Al-Selwady (11-3), a former Brave CF lightweight champion, made …read more

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Midnight Mania! Rockhold: Tyrant White Belittles Fighters

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Tim Kennedy teases return in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

Tim Kennedy has proven to be a man with little to no fears. After some time away from MMA and re-enlisting in the U.S. Army Special Forces, he appears ready …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for March: A new champ is crowned

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best knockouts from March 2021: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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MMA Fighter Testifies In George Floyd Murder Trial

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Veteran mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Donald Williams witnessed the death of George Floyd back in May 2020 after Floyd …read more

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Chauvin trial hears testimony from MMA fighter

Demonstrators outside the location of Derek Chauvin’s trial, where he faces charges of murdering George Floyd.

Donald Williams said he saw Chauvin tighten the choke …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Jon Jones rises again and Francis Ngannou muscles his way in

Jones, the former UFC light heavyweight champion, is back in a familiar spot in the ESPN rankings, but Ngannou has something he wants. …read more

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Midnight Mania! ‘Suga’ Wants Cruz On Mac Mega Card

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Posted on March 30, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Coach Eric Nicksick: Keeping Francis Ngannou calm at UFC 260 was 'our main priority'

There was plenty of thought put into Francis Ngannou’s second UFC title fight.
Xtreme Couture general manager and MMA coach Eric Nicksick, along with his coaching staff, had plenty to do …read more

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Now in MMA media, Daniel Cormier realized 'fighters are sensitive,' don't like to hear negative talk

As Daniel Cormier settled into his new role as a member of the MMA media, he came to the realization that fighters can be quite sensitive, at times.
Cormier, a former …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 9:46 pm By
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Vanessa Porto Expects Well-Rounded Fight vs. Liz Carmouche at Bellator 256

Considered one of the pioneers of MMA in Brazil, former Invicta flyweight champion Vanessa Porto is looking forward to making her promotional debut against Liz Carmouche at Bellator 256. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

CFFC champ Bassil Hafez joins new team, says title win just the start

For some, winning a CFFC title might serve as proof of where one stands in the sport of MMA. But for Bassil Hafez, it was only a marker along the path …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Jon Jones asks the UFC to “please just cut me already”

UFC superstar Jon Jones took to social media on Monday afternoon and asked the world’s leading MMA promotion to release him from his deal. Jones and the UFC are currently …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Submission Underground 21 results: Women's champ Amanda Loewen takes out fifth UFC veteran

10th Planet Portland black belt Amanda Loewen continued her tear through UFC contenders, submitting longtime MMA veteran Roxanne Modafferi in their Submission Underground 21 women’s absolute title fight.
The grappling contest …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Jon Jones: Still time to save Francis Ngannou fight, expects fight proposal next week

UFC superstar Jon Jones says that he is supposed to be seeing a fight proposal from the world’s leading MMA organization next week. Jones was widely expected to fight the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal takes a shot at Ben Askren: “The individual I buried does not represent MMA”

UFC welterweight superstar Jorge Masvidal took a shot at former Octagon rival Ben Askren, saying that he doesn’t represent MMA. Askren returns to combat sports on April 17 when he …read more

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Grappling Report: Buchecha is open to facing Gordon Ryan in MMA

A rundown of the biggest headlines and news from the world of competitive grappling. Perhaps one of the biggest news in the history of ONE Championship, Gordon Ryan has now …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Sterling: Why Is Yan Rewarded Rematch For Cheating?

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Posted on March 27, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Jorge Masvidal makes surprise virtual appearance at Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren press conference

Jorge Masvidal made a surprise virtual appearance at Friday night’s Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren pre-fight press conference. Paul, a YouTube star turned boxer, and Askren, an MMA veteran, are …read more

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Gleaming The Cube

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently brought mixed martial arts (MMA) fans its second-to-last “Embedded” video blog, featuring a closer look at the upcoming UFC 260: “Miocic vs. Ngannou 2” pay-per-view …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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4 burning questions heading into UFC 260: Who's 'The Baddest Man on the Planet?'

The biggest prize in MMA is up for grabs in the main event of UFC 260 as the consensus greatest heavyweight champion in UFC history takes on arguably the scariest …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Stipe Miocic is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time, says Dana White

UFC president Dana White said that UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is the greatest MMA fighter to ever compete in his weight division. Miocic defends the heavyweight crown once again …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Video: Can MMA do anything about weight cuts that become detrimental to fighter health?

Scary weight cuts are nothing new to MMA. But usually, we hear about them after the fact and not right in front of our eyes.
This past Friday, Julija Stoliarenko (9-4-2 …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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MMA's heavyweight Mount Rushmore: Who doesn't belong, and who was snubbed?

Stipe Miocic looks to enhance his legacy as the heavyweight GOAT on Saturday, but who else belongs with him on a monument to the best? …read more

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Midnight Mania! Adesanya ‘Crossed The Line’ With Rape Trash Talk

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 4:16 am By
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UFC's Omar Morales feels duty to represent Venezuela as athletics struggle in ongoing crisis

UFc featherweight Omar Morales knows Venezuela has much more to give to MMA than what fans have been able to witness so far.
Born in Caracas, Morales is a pioneer for …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 2:46 am By
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Stipe Miocic faces off against ... Daniel Cormier?

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) keeps rolling along with its pre-fight “Embedded” video blogs, bringing mixed martial arts (MMA) fans a …read more

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