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UFC on ESPN 7 in Tweets: Pros react to Jairzinho Rozenstruik’s knockout of Alistair Overeem

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Entering Saturday night’s main event at UFC on ESPN 7, longtime MMA veteran Alistair Overeem looked to halt the undefeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
While fans expected …read more

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Combate 51: Tito vs Alberto preview, weigh-in video

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Once again, anyone that tells you that MMA and pro-wrestling aren’t inextricably linked is lying to you. Hard. Tito Ortiz can’t seem to find a way to …read more

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UFC DC Start Time, TV Schedule, Who Is Fighting Tonight!

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Nevertheless, “The Reem” is still going strong 58 fights into his MMA career which has seen him take on the best …read more

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Jesse Finney looks back on 2019 heading into Shamrock FC 326

Like with any MMA promotion, a year can be comprised of ups and downs, and while that could be said for Shamrock FC’s 2019, according to promoter Jesse Finney, there …read more

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UFC Washington Results: Alistair Overeem vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

UFC Washington goes down tonight (Sat. December 7th, 2019) from the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for …read more

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Nathaniel Wood has good reason for wanting Marlon Vera at UFC London

In a crowded MMA landscape, where it’s easy to be swamped by the sheer number of fights on offer, a bout with a real back story can prove crucial to …read more

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Midnight Mania! Video: Ortiz And Del Rio Scuffle At Weigh-Ins!

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Tomorrow night’s pay-per-view (PPV) …read more

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Barao, Carmouche Released By UFC

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Two notable MMA veterans will be testing free agency entering the new year as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has parted …read more

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Ronda Rousey-Liz Carmouche: The fight that changed women's MMA

Amanda Nunes and other top female MMA fighters reflect on an event that helped pave the way for their careers. …read more

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Can pioneer MMA promoter Campbell McLaren find success when Combate Americas heads to PPV?

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Just over 26 years ago, a series of flukes led to the birth of MMA as a sport. The term MMA wouldn’t …read more

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Rogan: Masvidal Should Abandon McGregor, Pursue Title Fight

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Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veteran, Jorge Masvidal, is at the point in his storied mixed martial arts (MMA) career where he can …read more

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Darren Till worried about Jose Aldo ahead of bantamweight debut

Darren Till is one of many members of the MMA community that is worried about former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s imminent move down to bantamweight.
Till, like many fans, is …read more

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Face Off! Overeem Stares Down ‘Bigi Boy’ In DC

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its early and official weigh ins for the upcoming UFC on ESPN 7 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for tomorrow …read more

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Conor McGregor defends Jose Aldo’s cut to bantamweight: ‘Respect’

Many members of the MMA community feel that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is making a mistake by dropping down to the bantamweight division. Conor McGregor begs to differ.

I …read more

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UFC DC's Ben Rothwell says much of his career has lacked happiness – except one thing

WASHINGTON – Ben Rothwell’s professional MMA tenure has been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride.
Successes and failures, post-fight promos and suspensions – Rothwell (36-12 MMA, 6-6 UFC) has seen highs …read more

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Live! UFC On ESPN 7 Early Weigh-In Results

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is little more than 24 hours away from its upcoming UFC on ESPN 7 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for …read more

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Dana White: Cormier and Miocic Have Agreed to Trilogy Fight

According to UFC president Dana White, Daniel Cormier will get his rematch and MMA fans will be blessed with a trilogy fight between Cormier and UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Hall Calls Out Till For Skipping Middleweight Line

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

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Dana White Says He Talked To Tyson Fury On MMA Career: ‘He Really Is Interested In Fighting’

Dana White says he has talked to the lineal heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury about a move to MMA. Fury has said he wants to fight in the UFC when his …read more

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On the Doorstep: 5 fighters who could make MMA big leagues with December wins

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

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White: Conor Wants Khabib If He Wrangles ‘Cowboy’

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Conor McGregor will officially make his mixed martial arts (MMA) return on Jan. 18, 2020 to headline UFC 246 against …read more

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Gray Maynard no longer with UFC

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Gray Maynard has parted ways with the UFC and is plotting his next move in MMA. The last few years of Gray Maynard’s UFC …read more

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Overeem talks retirement, says career ‘would not be complete without UFC gold’

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Alistair Overeem is not willing to retire without a UFC belt around his waist. MMA veteran Alistair Overeem is one of …read more

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Dana White confirms he will be working with Floyd Mayweather and that a deal is in place

Dana White has confirmed speculation that a deal is in the works with Floyd Mayweather.
Last month, rumours surfaced that the retired boxer would be making a cross-over into MMA. The …read more

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UFC on ESPN 7 breakdown: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik might as well be a coin flip

UFC on ESPN 7 takes place Saturday and features a heavyweight headliner that pits 52 fights of professional MMA experience vs. just nine.
In the main event, former Strikeforce, K-1 and …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Report: French sports minister pushes back committee to legalize MMA

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A targeted date to fastrack legal MMA in France has been postponed as the ministry of sport seeks guidance from its …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3007: Alistair Overeem's title hopes, Jose Aldo's weight cut, Ortega and Henderson injuries, more

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On episode No. 3,007 of the podcast, the guys break down the latest MMA news and notes, …read more

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Jose Aldo Shares When He Will Retire from MMA

Jose Aldo has a strong estimation for when he will call an end to his legendary fighting career. Jose Aldo is only 33 years but has been a professional MMA …read more

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MMA’s legalization in France pushed back from January 1

It seems that the legalization of MMA in France won’t happen as soon as we thought.
As reported by Le Parisien, the legalization of MMA has been postponed to February or …read more

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Report: France's planned January MMA legalization pushed back to later date

It appears MMA fans in France will have to wait a bit longer before an event comes to their home country.
After it was announced earlier this year that MMA in …read more

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Missed Fists: Kazushi Sakuraba and Takanori Gomi trade submissions, MMA show ends in back-to-back Von Flues, more

Kazushi Sakuraba scores a submission against Takanori Gomi at Quintet 4 in Akita City, Japan, on Saturday. | @UFCFightPass, Twitter

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where …read more

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Merrick Duggan says Unified MMA return is a ‘one-off’ deal

It’s been five years since lightweight Merrick Duggan last stepped into an MMA cage, and stepping away from fighting is a decision that he’s at peace with.
Since leaving the sport, …read more

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Midnight Mania! Rozenstruik Wants ‘Boogeyman’ Ngannou Next

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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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Marina Rodriguez has mixed feelings on UFC on ESPN 7 matchup with Cynthia Calvillo

WASHINGTON – Marina Rodriguez sees both the positives and negatives of her matchup with Cynthia Calvillo on Saturday at UFC on ESPN 7.
Rodriguez, who is undefeated in her MMA career, …read more

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Diego Sanchez signs new deal with UFC, fights Michel Pereira in New Mexico

Long-time UFC veteran Diego Sanchez has re-signed a new contract with the world’s leading MMA promotion after briefly testing free agency.
The UFC announced Wednesday that Sanchez has signed a new …read more

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Matt Wiman on where he's been, why he's back and what's at stake at UFC on ESPN 7

Matt Wiman hopes the second chapter of his return to MMA competition is kinder to him than the first.
After being removed from the sport for nearly five years, Wiman (16-8 …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Jose Aldo Explains Why He Accepted UFC 245 Bout With Marlon Moraes

Jose Aldo has offered an explanation for taking a fight with Marlon Moraes at 135 pounds. Aldo is considered by many to be the best featherweight in MMA history. While …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Sean McPadden looking to remain undefeated at Shamrock FC 326

Looking back over his first year as a pro MMA fighter, bantamweight Sean McPadden has been able to maintain consistency in the cage even if he hasn’t had much of …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Suspended Dollaway Leaves UFC, Earns RIZIN Title Shot

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is one of the few industries where talent can fail upward.
Lest you thought getting a title shot coming off a loss was relegated to …read more

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Jorge Masvidal to make MMA commentary debut at Combate Hidalgo

UFC welterweight superstar Jorge Masvidal will make his mixed martial arts commentary debut this Saturday at Combate: Hidalgo.
The main event of Combate: Hidalgo features former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito …read more

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Are You There God? It’s Me, Marquardt!

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Nate Marquardt, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) back in Dec. …read more

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Nate Marquardt Explains Why He Is Making Comeback To MMA

Nate Marquardt says he is indeed planning on coming back to MMA in 2020. Marquardt has not fought since November 2017 and is on a three-fight losing streak but feels …read more

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MMA rankings report: How will December's big fights shake things up?

Things have been a little slow the past couple weeks in mixed martial arts, but the year will end with a bang, as December features a big slate of important …read more

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Face Off! Felder Stares Down ‘The Hangman’ In Auckland

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving mixed martial arts (MMA) fans a sneak peek at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 168 headliner, a battle of top-ranked lightweight strikers …read more

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UFC 245 free fight: Relive Alexander Volkanovski's thrilling battle with Chad Mendes

Alexander Volkanovski has put together quite the resume in his MMA career.
With only one career blemish, Volkanovski (20-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) has smashed his way up the UFC’s featherweight ranks. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Khabib Nurmagomedov Was Unmotivated Until ‘Worthy’ Ferguson

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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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MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for November: A 'BMF' champ is crowned

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best fights from November 2019: Here are the four nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2019, 3:16 am By
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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Dec. 3: The month ahead is big

Coming off the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in the U.S., there was no major MMA action that took place. And so, that means no changes in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA …read more

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Renato Moicano moving up to lightweight, calls for UFC Brasilia fight with Clay Guida

Renato Moicano will compete in a 155-pound bout for the first time in his MMA career in 2020. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Renato Moicano is changing things up …read more

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Like Khabib, Adesanya Can Also Maul His Opponents

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The pound-for-pound debate in combat sports is one that will forever be disputed, especially when professional boxers and mixed martial arts (MMA) champions stay …read more

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Nate Marquardt plans 2020 return, explains decision to resume MMA career: 'God spoke to me'

One of the best middleweights to compete in the UFC could soon be returning to action.
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion and UFC title challenger Nate Marquardt is planning on resuming his …read more

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Feature: Bahraini refugee athlete details Bahrain’s sportswashing tactics 

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Karim Zidan delves into refugee athlete Hakeem Al Araibi’s statement on imprisoned Bahraini jiu jitsu and mixed martial arts (MMA) champion …read more

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Video: Alberto Del Rio talks Tito Ortiz fight, transitioning from pro wrestling to MMA, weight cut, more

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PHOENIX — Former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio took time away from his training camp to discuss his preparation ahead of his MMA fight against former UFC …read more

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Midnight Mania! Death Penalty Sought For Alleged Blanchard Killer

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I’ll be honest, I really was hoping to …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for November: A Nurmagomedov loses

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submissions from November 2019: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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The King Is Dead. Long Live The King!

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Despite losing his title to Conor McGregor back in late 2015, many mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, like current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 145-pound champion Max Holloway, still …read more

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Alberto Del Rio wanted to fight Tito Ortiz to inspire Latinos to do something spectacular in their lives

It’s been 15 years since most MMA fans have had a chance to see Alberto Del Rio (Alberto Rodriguez) fight for the now-defunct Pride FC promotion. Over that time, Del …read more

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Posted on December 2, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Two more people charged with killing MMA fighter

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Aaron Rajman, an ATT product, was shot and killed during a home invasion. According to the Palm Beach Post Cameron Burgess-Clark, 25, and Austin …read more

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Posted on December 2, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier Feels Justin Gaethje Has Best Chance At Beating Khabib

Dustin Poirier believes Justin Gaethje has the best chance at dethroning Khabib Nurmagomedov at 155 pounds. Nurmagomedov is a perfect 28-0 in his professional MMA career. He’s had two successful …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3006: McGregor vs. Cerrone, Khabib vs. Ferguson and more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On episode 3,006 of the podcast, the guys break down the latest MMA news and notes, including …read more

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Aaron Chalmers vs. Austin Clem among several bouts confirmed for Bellator Dublin

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Reality television star turned MMA fighter Aaron Chalmers is set to return to action on Feb. 22 at Dublin’s 3 Arena when he takes on Austin Clem …read more

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Logan Paul Says He’s Speaking To Tito Ortiz On Potential MMA Run

Logan Paul is talking to Tito Ortiz on potentially dipping his toes in the MMA waters. Paul is a popular YouTuber with two boxing matches. Paul had an amateur boxing …read more

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Posted on December 2, 2019, 3:16 am By
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MMA's week out of the cage: UFC, Bellator fighters celebrate Thanksgiving

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

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Posted on December 1, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Nathaniel Wood: The golden era of U.K. MMA will be on display at UFC London

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Synonymous with London during his ascent with Cage Warriors, Nathaniel Wood feels as though the U.K. scene is in the best place …read more

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The best (and worst!) MMA movies of all time

Welcome to December, a month that is a veritable treasure trove of good movie releases every year.
Studios big and small stockpile their best stuff for releases late in the year, …read more

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Khabib on a camel? Nurmagomedov hits the desert ahead of Tony Ferguson clash

It’s a quiet weekend in MMA. It always is at this time of the year. So website operators like ourselves sometimes have to make the best of what we can …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for November: A rare rolling thunder finish

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best knockouts from November 2019. Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Cristiano Marcello urges UFC to sign proteges: ‘We’re the best MMA team in Brazil’

Cristiano Marcello (center) hopes to have more fighters under the UFC banner in 2020. | Julio Bomfim, Future MMA

Former UFC fighter Cristiano Marcello wants to see more of …read more

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Alberto ‘El Patron’ explains why he’s coming back to MMA for one night only to face Tito Ortiz

Alberto “El Patron” Rodriguez | Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Combate Americas

Alberto “El Patron” Rodriguez never really intended on fighting again.
The former WWE superstar (who performed there …read more

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Khabib’s manager Ali Abdelaziz snubs Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone fight as easy

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz and CEO of dominance MMA thinks Conor McGregor is taking the easy option for his Octagon return.
After allegedly retiring from the sport but hinting multiple …read more

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Cynthia Calvillo wants Trump at UFC D.C. so she can ask why Master Thong's visa was denied

Cynthia Calvillo will be one cornerman short on Dec. 7.
That’s because one of her longtime trainers, Thonglor Armetsena – better known in the MMA community as “Master Thong” – had …read more

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Michael Chiesa in for Jorge Masvidal vs. 'Canelo' Alvarez: 'These guys deserve a big payday'

After Conor McGregor infamously crossed over to boxing to face Floyd Mayweather in a heavily hyped superfight, plenty of MMA fighters have wanted to follow suit.
But if one fighter has …read more

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Midnight Mania! Masvidal: Askren Quit Too Quickly

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There’s certainly no …read more

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Posted on November 30, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Tito Ortiz in talks with Logan Paul about MMA career

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Tito Ortiz has his eyes set on bringing Logan Paul into the world of MMA. Logan Paul has apparently caught the combat sports …read more

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Posted on November 30, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Mauricio Ruffy traveled the world as a bodyguard for a Chinese millionaire; now, his goal is to become a UFC fighter

Mauricio Ruffy is undefeated as an MMA fighter with all of his wins coming by way of knockout. | Robson Santos, MFC

Undefeated lightweight prospect Mauricio Ruffy had an …read more

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Souza Contemplates Return To Middleweight

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Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Ronaldo Souza, was expecting to renew the lease on his combat sports life by abandoning his 185-pound weight …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Off Guard: No longer with UFC, free agent Gray Maynard trying to figure out what's next

LAS VEGAS – Gray Maynard no longer is with the UFC.
“The Ultimate Fighter” Season 5 alum has competed almost his entire pro MMA career under the UFC banner, but now …read more

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Off Guard: Recently retired Jake Ellenberger misses competition but likely won't return to MMA

LAS VEGAS – It’s been more than a year since Jake Ellenberger retired from MMA, and he has no regrets.
Ellenberger (31-15 MMA, 10-11 UFC), who recently relocated to Las Vegas, …read more

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Merciful Reyes Promises To Grant ‘Bones’ Immediate Rematch

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So much for that fake-ass respect. I’m sure some mixed martial arts (MMA) fans will slam Dominick Reyes for his …read more

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Firas Zahabi Discusses What Would Make Georges St-Pierre Return To MMA

Ever since Georges St-Pierre announced his retirement from MMA, because he couldn’t get the Khabib Nurmagomedov bout, everyone wanted to know, will he fight again? It is a massive question …read more

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Junior dos Santos wants MMA fight with Tyson Fury, then boxing match

If heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury makes a widely rumored jump to MMA, he’ll have a long list of fighters looking to welcome him to the cage. One of those …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor opens as nearly 3-1 favorite over 'Cowboy' Cerrone at UFC 246

Conor McGregor’s long-awaited return to the cage was something many MMA fans no doubt gave thanks for on the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S.
McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) is set …read more

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Luke Thomas on MMA media: ‘You have to attach yourself to power’

Luke Thomas says it is going to be a hard, long road up the ranks if you aren’t willing to play ball with the powerful entities in MMA media. Luke …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov and father unveil massive MMA gym in Dagestan

There are already a bunch of top Dagestani fighters in the UFC, and if Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father Abdulmanap have their way, there will be plenty more to come.
The …read more

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The Great Divide: Should MMA welcome boxing superstars Floyd Mayweather and Tyson Fury with open arms?

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

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Morning Report: Firas Zahabi discusses Georges St-Pierre potentially returning to MMA

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Though the greatest fighter to ever put on gloves is ostensibly retired from MMA, his coach thinks the door is still open for a possible …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Nurmagomedov Unveils Massive New MMA Gym In Dagestan

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

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How Bellator's Cal Ellenor battled tragedy and red tape to save his MMA career

When Cal Ellenor revealed he had been forced to pull out of his main event bout with James Gallagher at Bellator Europe 4 in Dublin in September, things couldn’t have …read more

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UFC 245 results: Live stream ‘Usman vs Covington’ play-by-play updates

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing mixed martial arts (MMA) fans one of its most stacked fight cards of the year in the form …read more

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Posted on November 28, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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MMA world celebrates Thanksgiving with friends and family (and training!)

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MMA people celebrate Thanksgiving just like normal folks, though in some cases they’re getting in a full workout before stuffing their faces or having to pass on …read more

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Tito Ortiz willing to help Youtuber Logan Paul transition into MMA

MMA legend Tito Ortiz is bridging the gap between sports and entertainment, as the 44-year old will reportedly help Youtube star Logan Paul transition into MMA.
The 24-year old internet sensation …read more

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Posted on November 28, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Was Gina Carano more important than Ronda Rousey to women's MMA?

Before Ronda Rousey, there was Gina Carano. And before Carano, there were other talented female mixed martial artists. But until Carano hit the scene – when she took part in …read more

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Giving Thanks For ‘The Last Stylebender’

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Mixed martial arts (MMA) is the Florida of sports.
I don’t just mean in the sense of its general lunacy, although having a title fight …read more

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Posted on November 28, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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What we're thankful for in MMA this Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Hopefully you’re enjoying today – or you will or you have depending on when you read this – with family and loved ones.
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Posted on November 28, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio #3005: Khabib vs. Ferguson, VanZant's gamble, Jones vs. Reyes (and Adesanya)


Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On episode 3,005 of the podcast, the guys break down the latest MMA news and notes, with …read more

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James Krause calls Luke Rockhold the most annoying fighter in MMA

UFC welterweight James Krause recently did an AMA on Reddit and a fan asked him who he believes is the most annoying fighter in MMA. Krause said it’s Luke Rockhold.
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Junior dos Santos Wants Tyson Fury In MMA, The Rematch In Boxing

Junior dos Santos wants to welcome lineal heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury to MMA. Fury has hinted at a move to MMA, and the former UFC heavyweight champion says he wants …read more

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Deontay Wilder responds to critics following win over Luis Ortiz

Reigning WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is among the best in the boxing world — even MMA stars like Jon Jones and Rampage Jackson have taken notice of his incredible …read more

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'Canelo' Alvarez throws shade at Floyd Mayweather for wanting to box MMA fighters

Saul Alvarez, the champion boxer best known as “Canelo,” can only laugh off Floyd Mayweather’s rumored 2020 comeback.
The two fought in 2013, when Mayweather defeated a 23-year-old Alvarez via majority …read more

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Walt Harris Shares Heartfelt Message On Passing Of Stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard

Tragic news hit the MMA world when the human remains of Anaih Blanchard were found, signaling the worst had happened. Blanchard was the step-daughter of UFC heavyweight, Walt Harris and …read more

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