Tag Archives: News
Actual question: How are you such a handsome man, Michael Bisping?

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosSHANGHAI – Michael Bisping appears to be a hit in China – among some Chinese women, anyway.
During an open workout and Q&A …read more

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Jorge Masvidal is in Shanghai, ready to fight Michael Bisping on Saturday (or in London)

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSHANGHAI – If Michael Bisping wants a fight, Jorge Masvidal will give him one – now, on Saturday, in his retirement fight, or whenever.
Masvidal wasn’t initially …read more

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Conor McGregor's lethal hands will be 'a lot better' upon UFC return, coach John Kavanagh says

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCCompared to Floyd Mayweather inside a boxing ring, Conor McGregor’s hands looked … decent? Compared to MMA fighters, though, the UFC lightweight champion’s hands always have …read more

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After everything worked against her in debut, Gina Mazany ready to shine at UFC-Shanghai

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSHANGHAI – As far as UFC debuts go, Gina Mazany had one she’d probably like to forget.
The only problem is, even though so many things …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Chase Sherman not excited for Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC-Shanghai: He 'fights like a (expletive) girl'

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSHANGHAI – Chase Sherman is typically a rather upbeat personality, but when the name of UFC Fight Night 122 opponent Shamil Abdurakhimov pops up, he loses …read more

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Kailin Curran is 'good at losing,' but feels due for a win at UFC-Shanghai

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSHANGHAI – Kailin Curran is one of very few fighters on the UFC roster with a sub-.500 record. She’s not happy about it, but also won’t …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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Why Matt Mitrione was initially bummed by Bellator heavyweight grand prix

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, Radio HighlightHe’s the odds-on favorite to win the thing, but Matt Mitrione initially wasn’t very excited about Bellator’s upcoming heavyweight tournament.
As recently announced, the Bellator …read more

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UFC-Shanghai headliner Kelvin Gastelum talks 'badass' Bisping – and why he wants a Woodley rematch

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSHANGHAI – A couple weeks back, Kelvin Gastelum was sick to his stomach over the thought of what might happen to his third straight UFC …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Nina Ansaroff contemplates having baby with UFC champ Amanda Nunes, though decision not clear

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosUFC strawweight Nina Ansaroff pulled off arguably the biggest victory of her career earlier this month with a unanimous-decision victory over former Invicta FC …read more

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3-1 'dog Michael Bisping 'not expecting a walk in the park' at UFC-Shanghai vs. Kelvin Gastelum

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSHANGHAI – Once again, Michael Bisping will be part of UFC history on Saturday.
Bisping (30-8 MMA, 20-8 UFC) headlines UFC Fight Night 122 in a …read more

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Aljamain Sterling reflects on how wrestling saved him from gang life

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFCIf it wasn’t for wrestling, there’s a good chance Aljamain Sterling wouldn’t be who he is today.
We know the 28-year-old Sterling (14-2 MMA, …read more

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Jimmy Smith on what makes Arlene Blencowe dangerous in Bellator 189 rematch with champ Julia Budd

Filed under: Bellator, News, VideosBellator is back Stateside next week, and the women’s featherweight title will be on the line.
In the Bellator 189 main event, champion Julia Budd (10-2 MMA, …read more

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'King Mo': I'm a problem for anyone in Bellator heavyweight grand prix

Filed under: Bellator, News, Radio Highlight, VideosPerhaps the most intriguing aspect of Bellator’s eight-man grand prix next year to decide a new heavyweight champion is the inclusion of four fighters …read more

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UFC Fight Night 122 pre-event facts: How legendary is Michael Bisping? Just look at his resume

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosThe UFC makes its first stop in mainland China on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 122, which takes place at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai and streams …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2017, 1:46 am By
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Georges St-Pierre: 'My entourage told me it was a bad idea' to fight Michael Bisping at UFC 217

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosGeorges St-Pierre admits there was some conflict within his team regarding whether it was wise to make his return from a four-year layoff to challenge …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Before UFC-Shanghai, watch Michael Bisping's 2014 bout with Cung Le

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosBefore the UFC set its debut in mainland China for this coming weekend, the organization visited Macau, where Michael Bisping headlined against Cung Le in 2014.
The …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Ex-champ Matt Hughes says busy UFC schedule 'too commercial' these days

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFCFormer and longtime UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes looks back on his fighting days as the “golden age” of the sport.
These days, though, …read more

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Volunteer list grows: UFC vet Shane Carwin interested in Bellator grand prix

Filed under: Bellator, News, UFCFormer UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin, who’s previously flirted with the idea of an MMA return, is apparently interested again.
Carwin, 42, hasn’t fought since back-to-back …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Volkan Oezdemir's alleged battery victim claims being knocked out unconscious

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCDetails have emerged in the battery case involving UFC light heavyweight title contender Volkan Oezdemir, including the name of the alleged victim.
Oezdemir was arrested Saturday in …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2017, 3:16 am By
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Francis Ngannou's motivation goes deeper than MMA ahead of UFC 218 fight vs. Alistair Overeem

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – The biggest fight of Francis Ngannou’s young career is right around the corner, and it’s not lost on the UFC heavyweight rising …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2017, 1:46 am By
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Dustin Poirier's neck was a little sore, but without Mike Brown, it could've been worse

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosDustin Poirier left a recent UFC headliner with a sore neck, but if it weren’t for Mike Brown, he could’ve left with a loss …read more

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UFC 218 lineup features 13 fights and featherweight title on the line in return to Detroit

Filed under: News, UFCWith an amended main event rematch, the lineup is set for next month’s UFC 218 pay-per-view in Michigan.
UFC 218 takes place Dec. 2 at the new Little …read more

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Posted on November 20, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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What happened to Anderson Silva, and why don't we seem to care?

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5321737814001Filed under: Featured, News, UFCYou know the weirdest part about Anderson Silva’s most recent drug test failure? It’s the silence. It’s all the stuff that’s not being said, both by …read more

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Posted on November 20, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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Why Jose Aldo says we shouldn't fault Conor McGregor for Bellator in-cage melee

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosRIO DE JANEIRO – In light of his most recent controversial outburst, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor got some surprising support from a UFC peer …read more

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After choking out Will Brooks, Nik Lentz ready for whoever else from American Top Team

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Former American Top Team teammates Nik Lentz and Will Brooks originally were supposed to fight last month at UFC 216 until Lentz wound …read more

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Adam Wieczorek critical of UFC debut win at UFC Fight Night 121

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – In theory, Adam Wieczorek’s UFC debut was a success. In a reality, though, that’s not entirely true.
Wieczorek (9-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) won a unanimous …read more

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After unpaid 'Fight of Night' bonus, Frank Camacho wants to run it back with Damien Brown

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Had he not had issues making weight for his bout with Damien Brown at UFC Fight Night 121, Frank Camacho would be $50,000 richer.
But …read more

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Eric Shelton knew he was fighting for job at UFC Fight Night 121, beyond relieved to keep it

Filed under: News, UFCSYDNEY – It took him three tries, but Eric Shelton got his first UFC victory with a unanimous decision over Jenel Lausa at UFC Fight Night 121 …read more

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Jessica-Rose Clark already feels near title shot in 'wide open' flyweight division

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Although she’s only one fight into her octagon tenure and still hasn’t technically made the weight class, Jessica-Rose Clark feels like a contender in …read more

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UFC's Volkan Oezdemir issues statement on arrest following 'bar room altercation'

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCUFC fighter Volkan Oezdemir has issued a statement through his management team following his recent arrest.
As MMAjunkie reported earlier today, Oezdemir was arrested Saturday in Fort …read more

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Alex Volkanovski ready to take on biggest talkers in UFC's featherweight division

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Alex Volkanovski says you didn’t see the best version of him on Saturday night in Australia, but given the right opponent, he thinks …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2017, 11:46 pm By
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Elias Theodorou happy he gets to haunt Daniel Kelly's dreams after UFC-Sydney

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Elias Theodorou was no stranger to Daniel Kelly before they threw down at UFC Fight Night 121 on Saturday.
But after his unanimous decision …read more

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Jake Matthews not thrilled with win at UFC-Sydney, but believes welterweight is his home

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – It wasn’t very smooth sailing for Jake Matthews on Saturday night in front of his home fans. But a win is a win …read more

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Tai Tuivasa isn't so sure his UFC-Sydney win was by flying-knee knockout, but it'll do

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Tai Tuivasa wasn’t entirely sure how he did it, but he felt pretty good about his first-round knockout of Rashad Coulter at UFC Fight …read more

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Will Georges St-Pierre vs. Robert Whittaker title-unifier headline UFC 221 in Perth?

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCCould the biggest fight of Robert Whittaker’s life come close to home?
Nothing is definite, but UFC officials are hoping Whittaker (19-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC), the interim …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 121 post-event facts: A long night leads to a dubious new record

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCThe UFC’s latest trip to Australia took place Saturday with UFC Fight Night 121, which went down at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney and aired on …read more

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Belal Muhammad called out Colby Covington because of ignorant '5th-grade trash-talk'

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad scored the biggest win of his career and immediately knew who he wanted to fight next.
Following his split decision …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Fabricio Werdum and UFC Fight Night 121's other winning fighters?

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosThe octagon doesn’t touch down in Sydney very often, but UFC Fight Night 121 provided plenty of cage time for the Australian fans. All six …read more

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Why does Fabricio Werdum have to make it so hard to root for him?

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCWhat a week for Fabricio Werdum. What a couple months, actually. A recap, for those joining this career already in progress:
• In September, during a media …read more

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Nadia Kassem wants Paige VanZant flyweight fight after missing 115 pounds in UFC debut

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCSYDNEY – The last time Nadia Kassem mixed it up with Alex Chambers was during a training session before she was even a pro fighter.
This time …read more

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UFC Fight Night 121 Athlete Outfitting pay: Yearly payout approaches $5.5 million

Filed under: News, UFCSYDNEY – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 121 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC-Sydney with well-timed AC/DC (RIP, Malcolm Young)

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While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song …read more

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UFC exec: Conclusions on alleged Fabricio Werdum assault of Colby Covington premature

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – The UFC is taking its time in determining what happened during the altercation between Fabricio Werdum and Colby Covington.
Werdum, 40, was charged this …read more

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Not to toot his own horn, but Fabricio Werdum knows his UFC title-shot credentials are best

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum wants a title shot after picking up his second victory in a 42-day stretch. His argument? No …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2017, 9:16 am By
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Video replay: UFC Fight Night 121 post-event press conference

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Check out a video replay of the UFC Fight Night 121 post-event news conference.
UFC Fight Night 121 took place Sunday (but aired live on …read more

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UFC Fight Night 121 video highlights: Ryan Benoit KOs Ashkan Mokhtarian

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosRyan Benoit seemed frustrated through much of his fight against Ashkan Mokhtarian, who did plenty of circling when he wasn’t landing his left hand. But Benoit …read more

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UFC Fight Night 121 video highlights: Nik Lentz submits Will Brooks

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosThere was a little bit of bad blood between Nik Lentz and Will Brooks heading into UFC-Sydney, but Lentz choked it all away.
Lentz (28-8-2 MMA, 12-5-1 …read more

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UFC-Sydney prelims brought some violent fights and finishes – and one pretty slick one

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFCThe UFC Fight Night 121 prelims brought some memorable action, even if some of it was so violent that those involved may …read more

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Bellator 188 highlights: John Salter is really on a roll

Filed under: Bellator, News, VideosJohn Salter’s career resurgence continued at Friday’s Bellator 188 event.
Salter (15-3 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) picked up his seventh straight stoppage victory – and his fifth conservative …read more

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CES MMA 47 highlights: 6 main-card fights, 6 stoppages, 6 in 1st round

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosIf you like to keep the judges out of your MMA viewing, Friday’s CES MMA 47 event was the show for you.
The event, which …read more

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Posted on November 18, 2017, 2:46 pm By
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How to watch UFC Fight Night 121: Fight card, start time, online results, how to stream Werdum-Tybura

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCThe UFC heads to Australia once again with today’s UFC Fight Night 121 event. Here’s how to watch.
UFC Fight Night 121 takes place at Qudos Bank …read more

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Video: Watch UFC Fight Night 121's post-event press conference on MMAjunkie

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – UFC Fight Night 121 takes place today at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney. As usual, you can watch a live video stream of the …read more

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Nik Lentz says it was a no-brainer to rebook fight with ATT's Will Brooks at UFC-Sydney

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Nik Lentz might feel like a new man when he steps in the cage against Will Brooks in Australia.
A little more than a …read more

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Flyweight Ryan Benoit explains 'Navy SEAL' approach to UFC Fight Night 121 preparations

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosRyan Benoit’s next opponent might be only 0-1 in the octagon, but he refuses to reduce him to that.
Benoit (9-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) meets …read more

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Who ya got?! Fighters weigh in on Fabricio Werdum vs. Marcin Tybura at UFC-Sydney

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – A former champion continues his quest to get back to heavyweight title contention in the UFC Fight Night 121 main event.
Ex-champ Fabricio Werdum …read more

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UFC champion Cris Cyborg signs new deal with promotion

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCNot only does Cris Cyborg have her first UFC title defense coming up next month, she has a new deal to go with it.
Cyborg, the women’s …read more

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How is ol' man Daniel Kelly dealing with 'massive, massive disappointment'?

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – After a four-fight winning streak came to an abrupt end, how is 40-year-old Daniel Kelly dealing with the setback?
With his trademark optimism and fortitude, …read more

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Posted on November 17, 2017, 11:46 pm By
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Jake Matthews admits there's pressure to perform at UFC Fight Night 121

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Sometimes, a change of scenery can be just what the doctor ordered. Jake Matthews is hoping that’s the case with his move back …read more

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As lawsuit looms, UFC-Sydney's Tim Means rails on shady supplement companies

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Tim Means is facing two opponents heading into his latest UFC matchup: Belal Muhammad, and an entire shady industry, as he sees it.
On Saturday …read more

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'Fun' is operative word for tonight's CES MMA 47 headliners, Greg Rebello and Derrick Brown

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosGreg Rebello and Derrick Brown may have very different pro records, but they share one thing: respect for each other’s skills.
Coming off a loss …read more

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UFC-Sydney staff picks: Who got unanimous nods in Australia?

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Werdum
vs.
Tybura
Clark
vs.
Rawlings
Means
vs.
Muhammad
Matthews
vs.
Velickovic
Kelly
vs.
Theodorou
Volkanovski
vs.
Young
MMAjunkie readers’consensus picks2017: 112-74

Werdum
(79%)

Rawlings
(62%)

Means
(66%)

Matthews
(66%)

Theodorou
(64%)

Volkanovski
(88%)
Simon Samano@SJSamano2017: 117-69

Werdum

Rawlings

Means

Matthews

Theodorou

Volkanovski
Dann Stupp@DannStupp2017: 116-702015 Champion

Werdum

Rawlings

Means

Matthews

Theodorou

Volkanovski
Brian Garcia@thegoze2017: 115-71

Werdum

Clark

Means

Matthews

Theodorou

Volkanovski
Steven Marrocco @MMAjunkieSteven2017: 115-71

Werdum

Rawlings

Means

Matthews

Theodorou

Volkanovski
Ben Fowlkes @BenFowlkesMMA2017: 115-712016 Champion

Werdum

Rawlings

Means

Matthews

Theodorou

Volkanovski
Fernanda Prates @nandaprates_2017: 110-76

Werdum

Rawlings

Means

Matthews

Kelly

Volkanovski
George Garcia @MMAjunkieGeorge2017: 109-77

Werdum

Rawlings

Means

Matthews

Kelly

Volkanovski
John Morgan @MMAjunkieJohn2017: …read more

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Previously motivated by anger, Will Brooks finds comfort in happiness ahead of UFC-Sydney

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – It took some soul-searching and some important conversations, but Will Brooks is ready to get back on track.
Brooks came into the UFC with some …read more

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Alex Volkanovski wants $50,000 KO at UFC-Sydney, then fight with 'bully' Jeremy Stephens in Perth

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – With his third UFC fight in less than a year right around the corner, Alex Volkanovski has a pretty clear plan for his future.
Naturally, …read more

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Jorge Masvidal on 'crazy' Colby Covington's antics: 'He's going to do whatever he wants'

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – It’s been an eventful past few weeks for UFC welterweight Colby Covington – and that might be putting it mildly.
The whirlwind started last …read more

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UFC Fight Night 121 official weigh-in results and live video stream (7 p.m. ET)

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early, official and only UFC Fight Night 121 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 7 …read more

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Fabricio Werdum wants to erase Colby Covington from his mind with UFC-Sydney fight looming

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Fabricio Werdum is putting Colby Covington out of his mind.
Werdum on Thursday (Friday locally) was charged with common assault for allegedly throwing and …read more

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UFC Fight Night 121 media day face-offs: Sorry, there were no boomerangs

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – While former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has been involved in the biggest headlines surrounding this week’s UFC Fight Night 121 event in Australia, …read more

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Marcin Tybura sees major opportunity in UFC-Sydney headliner vs. Fabricio Werdum

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Marcin Tybura’s training camp already was underway when the UFC sort of pulled the rug out from underneath him.
Citing “medical concerns,” the promotion pulled …read more

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Fabricio Werdum charged with assault for allegedly hitting Colby Covington with boomerang

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCThe ugly altercation between Fabricio Werdum and Colby Covington in Australia has resulted in legal action.
Werdum, 40, on Thursday was charged with common assault for allegedly …read more

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Damien Brown admits stress of fighting out contract proved tough in last outing

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – When Damien Brown started his training camp for UFC Fight Night 121, it was with a pretty massive leap of faith.
Eight weeks before …read more

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Posted on November 16, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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Finally ready for promotional debut, Tai Tuivasa ready to take spotlight at UFC-Sydney

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – The time finally has come for Tai Tuivasa in the UFC. Like play-by-play voice Jon Anik might say, “It shall be done.”
Tuivasa (7-0 …read more

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Bec Rawlings feeling like a different fighter with no need to worry about a stupid weight cut

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Bec Rawlings had been itching for the UFC to add a women’s flyweight division for a while. This week, she finally gets to …read more

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Bisping sees 'win-win' in UFC-Shanghai meeting with Gastelum – who isn't mad, either

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCIt was touch-and-go there for a second, but Kelvin Gastelum isn’t mad about the way things have turned out.
In fact, apart from probably Anderson Silva, UFC …read more

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Fabricio Werdum tired of trash talk culture with Conor McGregor copycats

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has a main event on his hands this weekend, but everyone’s talking about an altercation he had …read more

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Belal Muhammad comfortable in UFC, ready to announce himself as true contender

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – Belal Muhammad wants you to start taking his nickname literally.
“Remember the Name” is how the 29-year-old Muhammad (12-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) gets introduced …read more

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Colby Covington, Fabricio Werdum get into ugly altercation outside UFC-Sydney hotel

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCSYDNEY – UFC welterweight Colby Covington crossed paths with Brazilian heavyweight Fabricio Werdum today, and the result was an ugly altercation that included at least one …read more

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Fabricio Werdum not so sure Alistair Overeem-Francis Ngannou winner deserves UFC title shot

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – The prevailing notion is that the winner of next month’s UFC 218 showdown between Alistair Overeem and Francis Ngannou will be at the front …read more

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Check out Noad Lahat's highlight reel before his main event at Bellator 188

Filed under: Bellator, News, VideosIt took an injury to featherweight champion Patricio Freire to elevate Noad Lahat to Thursday’s Bellator 188 main event.
But now Lahat has an opportunity to make …read more

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Michael Bisping: Anderson Silva 'completely destroyed' legacy with second failed drug test

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCMichael Bisping always has spoken highly of fellow former middleweight champion Anderson Silva – until now.
Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-4 UFC) last week was notified by the …read more

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Listen to today's UFC Fight Night 122 media call with Michael Bisping, Kelvin Gastelum at 3 p.m. ET

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCYou can listen to today’s UFC Fight Night 122 media call here on MMAjunkie at 3 p.m. ET (noon PT).
On the call will be former middleweight …read more

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Like elbows of doom? Check out FloCombat’s 10 best regional MMA finishes

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, VideosA seemingly infinite amount of MMA events happen around the world each week. The likes of the UFC and Bellator get the overwhelming …read more

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Justin Buchholz talks Cody Garbrandt's UFC 217 title loss and current Team Alpha Male role

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosCody Garbrandt’s first attempt to defend the UFC bantamweight title didn’t go as planned. But given the rough road there, coach Justin Buchholz thinks …read more

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The Speed Bag: The lunacy of Bellator's heavyweight grand prix – and why that's a great thing

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, VideosAt long last, Bellator will have a new heavyweight champion. It’s just that, you’re going to have to wait more than a year from now, …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2017, 10:47 pm By
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Ref Marc Goddard responds to Conor McGregor, clarifies Bellator 187 melee facts in Facebook post

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFCAs it turns out, referee Marc Goddard’s first statement addressing the Conor McGregor melee at Bellator 187 wasn’t enough. He had much more to say, …read more

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Will Oscar De La Hoya box UFC champ Conor McGregor? In 2018? Betting lines are up

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCWill former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya actually end up boxing Conor McGregor? And when? You can put your money where your mouth is.
Another week, …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2017, 6:46 pm By
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Conor McGregor apologizes for Bellator 187 fiasco, blasts ref's 'horrendous decision'

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFCConor McGregor has apologized for setting off a melee this past Friday at Bellator 187.
The UFC lightweight champion today released a statement to try to …read more

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Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu rolls out welcome mat for Bellator 188

Filed under: Bellator, Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, VideosIsrael has rolled out the welcome mat for this week’s Bellator 188 event.
Ahead of Thursday’s event, which takes place at Menora Mivtachim …read more

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'Big' John McCarthy breaks down bizarre situation that led to Curtis Blaydes' TKO win at UFC 217

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosThe star-studded UFC 217 had no shortage of remarkable moments. While most of it was for good reasons, such as massive upsets and unexpected …read more

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Bidding opens at $3,000 for Dustin Poirier's UFC-Norfolk fight gear to benefit slain officer's family

Filed under: News, UFCNow that one of the biggest – if not the biggest – wins of Dustin Poirier’s career is in the books, you can own all the gear …read more

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ABC head expects UFC will sanction Conor McGregor for Bellator 187 cage jump – and says he's off UFC 219

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFCAssociation of Boxing Commissions President Mike Mazzulli is currently evaluating his legal options for how to handle the cage-hopping incident involving Conor McGregor at this …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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From company man to champ and back again, Michael Bisping's latest booking brings him full circle

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCA little more than a week ago Michael Bisping was the UFC middleweight champ, headlining one of the year’s biggest pay-per-views in Madison Square Garden. A …read more

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Nina Ansaroff: UFC champ Amanda Nunes showed me how to win as an underdog

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosNORFOLK, Va. – Nina Ansaroff showed once again why she relishes the role of underdog when she defeated Angela Hill on Saturday at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Not retired? Then Siyar Bahadurzada wants Matt Brown (but don't bring the kids)

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFCIf Matt Brown isn’t going to retire just yet, at least one fellow welterweight is willing to give him a fight.
Siyar Bahadurzada (23-6-1 …read more

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UFC-Norfolk winner Sean Strickland doesn't feel bad after draw flipped in his favor

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosNORFOLK, Va. – Sean Strickland promises he’s a fighter who is humble in victory or defeat, but he’s not feeling all that bad for Court McGee …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2017, 2:46 pm By
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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Dustin Poirier and UFC Fight Night 120's other winning fighters?

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosUFC Fight Night 120 was touted as one of the most stacked non-pay-per-view and non-FOX cards this year, and in the end, the six-fight main …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2017, 10:46 pm By
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Jake Collier looking for some momentum, and wants it at home at UFC-St. Louis

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosNORFOLK, Va. – Jake Collier is trying to keep his career goals small and manageable at this point. Right now, that means no more than getting …read more

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UFC Fight Night 120 post-event facts: Matt Brown most prominent KO artist in UFC welterweight history

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCThe UFC made its fifth stop in Virginia with Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 120 event, which took place at Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, and …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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UFC-Norfolk's Clay Guida knows how baseball's home-run sluggers must feel

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosNORFOLK, Va. – Clay Guida thinks Joe Lauzon could have gone on without those follow-up blows. But landing that one solid uppercut still felt pretty good.
On …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2017, 7:16 pm By
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Marlon Moraes calls illegal blows at UFC-Norfolk 'friggin' accident,' wants Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosNORFOLK, Va. – Marlon Moraes wants a date with Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219 on Dec. 30 after picking up a split decision win over John …read more

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Raphael Assuncao not one for 'fancy stuff,' but thinks consistency warrants UFC title shot

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosNORFOLK, Va. – Back in June, Raphael Assuncao vowed to keep campaigning for a title shot. Two fights – and two wins – later, he’s making …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2017, 5:46 pm By
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