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Four-Division Boxing Champ Calls Out Nate Diaz: ‘Let’s Get It!’

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Nate Diaz still has a few months before he’s free to negotiate outside of the UFC, but he’s got solid …read more

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MMANews.com Weekly Interview Round-Up (10/1/22)

A bye-week for the UFC turned into a bye-week for our Weekly Interview Round-Up as yours truly was struck down by a bout of COVID-19. Let’s take a look back …read more

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Oleinik Shares Why He Considered Postponing Fight Against Latifi

Prior to UFC Vegas 61, UFC heavyweight veteran Aleksei Oleinik explained why he almost pushed for a delay to his fight against Ilir Latifi. This weekend at UFC Vegas 61, …read more

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UFC 280 fight card: Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev, Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw lead loaded lineup

Sean O’Malley and Charles Oliveira | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev top one of the deepest UFC cards of the …read more

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Sam Alvey Bemoans The “Fighter Safety” Era Of MMA

Recently cut former UFC fighter Sam Alvey has penned an article talking about the thing He would change about refereeing in the sport of MMA. Sam Alvey hadn’t won in …read more

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UFC Vegas 61: Fights to make

Fight Night UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs Yan | June M. Williams

All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC needs to …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Mackenzie Dern after UFC Fight Night 211 loss?

Mackenzie Dern is 0-2 in UFC main events after falling short to Yan Xiaonan at UFC Fight Night 211.
Dern (12-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) suffered a majority decision defeat to Xiaonan …read more

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Leon Edwards: “I Don’t Have To Create A Character”

UFC Welterweight Champion Leon Edwards is committing to being himself despite coming off of the biggest win of his career at UFC 278. Edwards fought through the edge of defeat …read more

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Video: Priscilla Chan horrified by bloody UFC action while husband Mark Zuckerberg has the time of his life

Much was made about Mark Zuckerberg’s “UFC debut” – but it may have been an inversely powerful experience for his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan who accompanied him Saturday at UFC …read more

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UFC Matchmaking Bulletin (9/26-10/1): Robocop Gets Ranked MW

MMA News has you covered with this week’s UFC matchmaking bulletin, featuring fights for middleweight brawler Gregory Rodrigues, 2022 Dana White’s Contender Series alum José Johnson, and 23-year-old prospect Michael Morales. With UFC cards …read more

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Messed Up! Emotional Dern Releases Statement After Latest Loss

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Another close decision loss has Mackenzie Dern feeling sad but determined to complete her mission to become a UFC champion …read more

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Daniel Cormier Set To Make His First WWE Appearance

Daniel Cormier will add a new accolade to his post-fight career next weekend. MMA insider Ariel Helwani has revealed that the former UFC double-champ will serve as a guest referee …read more

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Avoiding the unwashed masses? - Fighter slams Zuckerberg’s private UFC event

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One of the winners from the event asked him for money. In an unprecedented move, UFC Vegas 61 became a …read more

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BKFC 30 video: UFC veteran Ben Rothwell starches opponent in 19 seconds for debut win

Escaping from a bareknuckle boxing bout unscathed is a rare occurrence, but that’s exactly what heavyweight UFC veteran did in his debut at BKFC 30.
Ben Rothwell stepped through the BKFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 61: Joaquim Silva’s jumping knee crumbles Jesse Ronson for second-round finish

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For the first time in almost four years, Joaquim Silva is in the UFC win column.
Silva took on Jesse Ronson …read more

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Conor McGregor sends disturbing voice message to Michael Bisping

The feud between former UFC champions Conor McGregor and Michael Bisping escalated to a new level on Friday evening. McGregor and Bisping have had a rocky relationship over the past …read more

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UFC Fight Night 211 video: Chelsea Chandler smashes Julija Stoliarenko for first-round debut TKO

Smashing your opponent for a TKO stoppage in your debut would be an ideal scenario for any UFC fighter.
That’s exactly what Chelsea Chandler did to Julija Stoliarenko on the prelims …read more

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UFC Vegas 61 video: Chelsea Chandler destroys Julija Stoliarenko with brutal ground and pound

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Chelsea Chandler made an immediate statement in her UFC debut, viciously pounding out Julija Stoliarenko in the first round on …read more

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UFC Fight Night 211: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC Fight Night 211 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Fight and venue photos courtesy of the UFC via Getty Images) …read more

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Chechen dictator Kadyrov threatens nuclear war ahead of his fighter competing in UFC tonight

As the Chechen dictator suggests using low-yield nuclear weapons in Ukraine, one of his favorite fighters is set to compete at UFC Vegas 61. Just hours before one of his …read more

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Raoni Barcelos switches teams, goes ‘back to my roots’ for UFC Vegas 61 fight with Trevin Jones

Raoni Barcelos | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

The son of wrestling specialist and jiu-jitsu red belt Laerte Barcelos, UFC bantamweight Raoni Barcelos is going …read more

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Yan Xiaonan Feels Undervalued By Home Fans: ‘They Probably Dislike Me’

Yan Xiaonan believes she is not getting the kind of support one would expect from her home country. UFC strawweight Yan Xiaonan will be stepping into her main event slot …read more

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Scott Coker 'definitely interested' in bringing ex-champ Eddie Alvarez back to Bellator

LOS ANGELES – Scott Coker won’t dismiss the possibility of signing former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez.
Alvarez (30-8 MMA, 9-1 BMMA), a former Bellator and UFC lightweight titleholder, recently entered free …read more

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Poirier Says ‘Everything Was Good To Go’ For Diaz Fight At UFC 279

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Fight fans were nearly blessed with a Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier fight at UFC 279 following Khamzat Chimaev’s disastrous …read more

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Paulo Costa gets into bizarre liver eating contest

Paul Costa at the UFC 278 press conference. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Paulo Costa and Patricio Pitbull took on a raw meat-eating influencer …read more

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Best bets and expert picks for UFC Fight Night and Bellator 286

There’s plenty of MMA action on Saturday night. Which fights at Bellator and the UFC offer the most betting value? …read more

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Posted on October 1, 2022, 4:16 pm By
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Daniel Cormier on Bo Nickal's callout of Khamzat Chimaev: 'Bo, calm your ass down'

Daniel Cormier thinks Bo Nickal is getting way ahead of himself by calling Khamzat Chimaev out.
Nickal (3-0), who earned a UFC deal on Dana White’s Contender Series 56 on Tuesday, …read more

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UFC Bantamweight Makes History With Salary Deal

A UFC fighter is paving the way for a whole new type of fight purse. UFC bantamweight fighter, Guido Cannetti is looking out for his future. Fighter pay has been …read more

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UFC odds: Mackenzie Dern favored to submit Xiaonan Yan

Mackenzie Dern is favored to submit Xiaonan Yan in the UFC Vegas 61 main event | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Check out the betting odds …read more

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Fresh Ink: Meet the 23 fighters the UFC signed in September 2022

The UFC roster is bigger than ever – and it continues to expand.
Fresh faces appear on nearly every card, whether onboarded as short-notice opening fillers, Dana White’s Contender Series signees, …read more

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Costa Applauds ‘Real Deal’ Nickal, Fires Shots At Khamzat

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Paulo Costa is on board with UFC’s newly-signed middleweight prospect, Bo Nickal, but it is “Borrachinha” who believes he should …read more

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Patricio Pitbull calls for Jose Aldo ‘superfight’ in MMA or boxing with Aldo no longer under UFC contract

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Patricio Pitbull always believed he’d beat Jose Aldo if the UFC and Bellator ever reached a deal to …read more

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UFC Fight Night 211: Quick picks and prognostications

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main card for UFC Fight Night 211.
UFC Fight Night 211 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Conor McGregor erupts in furious rant at Michael Bisping: ‘I’ll cave your head in’

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Conor McGregor may not be close to returning to the UFC, but he’s more than willing to start fires with …read more

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Photos: Patricky Freire vs. 'Liver King' vs. Paulo Costa liver eating contest

Bellator 286 fight week festivities surprisingly featured a liver eating contest Friday between UFC middleweight Paulo Costa, Bellator lightweight Patricky Freire, and viral social media influencer “Liver King.” (Photos via …read more

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John Castaneda doubts Daniel Santos will be able to keep up with him, eyes ranked opponent with another stoppage win: “I know have power”

John Castaneda was hoping to fight a lot sooner. Castaneda picked up his second win in the UFC – and second in a row – back in February as he …read more

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Boxer/Ring Girl Gives Impassioned Response To Khabib’s Ring Girl Comments

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s comment regarding ring girls is still catching backlash. The former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been at the center of controversy a few times in his career. …read more

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Brandon Gibson looks 'forward to taking that next step together' with Tony Ferguson after UFC 279

LOS ANGELES – Brandon Gibson still plans on being a part of Tony Ferguson’s camps moving forward.
The renowned striking coach, who works with the likes of former UFC light heavyweight …read more

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Rousey Slams ‘Bandwagon’ UFC Fans, Claims WWE Fans ‘Care More’

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Ronda Rousey has experienced almost everything combat sports has to offer and the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has learned over …read more

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Eblen Targets Future Adesanya Clash, Breaks Down Matchup

Bellator Middleweight Champion Johnny Eblen is targeting a future collision with his UFC counterpart, believing that a matchup with Israel Adesanya would favor him. Eblen ascended the 185-pound Bellator mountain …read more

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Nickal responds to Till’s ‘cute’ call-out

Bo Nickal at Contender Series on Sept. 27, 2022. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The recent UFC signee doesn’t sound all that impressed …read more

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Paulo Costa: Bo Nickal is 'the real deal' but needs to prove himself before getting Khamzat Chimaev

LOS ANGELES – Paulo Costa wants to see more out of Bo Nickal before he gets top names in the UFC middleweight division like Khamzat Chimaev.
Nickal, who at just 3-0 …read more

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Bellator 286 ceremonial weigh-ins and faceoffs: Best photos

Check out the best photos from the Bellator 286 ceremonial weigh-ins and faceoffs, which also featured a liver eating contest between UFC middleweight Paulo Costa, Bellator lightweight Patricky Freire, and …read more

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O’Neill agrees to spar troll who called her ‘low-level’

Casey O’Neill when she fought Roxanne Modafferi at UFC 271. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Fighters read your tweets. UFC flyweight Casey O’Neill improved …read more

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Sterling Makes His Pick For Yan/O’Malley At UFC 280

UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling has given his prediction for two-time opponent Petr Yan’s fight against Sean O’Malley at UFC 280. While the poster for the October 22 pay-per-view showcases …read more

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Video: Paulo Costa and Liver King collide in disgusting raw liver eating contest

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LONG BEACH, Calif. — Viral star Liver King challenged UFC middleweight Paulo Costa and Bellator lightweight champion Patricky Pitbull to an eating contest …read more

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Dustin Poirier reveals how close he came to fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 279: “Everything was good to go”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was very close to fighting Nate Diaz earlier this month. The Stockton native headlined UFC 279 earlier this month on pay-per-view. However, Diaz didn’t get …read more

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UFC odds: Chimaev a small favorite over Covington 

Khamzat Chimaev opens up as a small betting favorite over Colby Covington  | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Khamzat Chimaev has opened up as a …read more

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Dana White says he’s “here to stay” but admits the UFC will be “very different when I’m gone”

Dana White will continue to be the UFC president for years to come but he knows when he leaves, the promotion will be in a much different spot. White has …read more

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Team Diaz rep slams Chimaev for UFC 279 fiasco

Khamzat Chimaev after his win over Kevin Holland at UFC 279. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The Team Diaz representative slammed Chimaev for all …read more

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Victor Henry Details Submitting Patron As A Bartender

UFC bantamweight Victor Henry took matters into his own hands when a rambunctious customer wouldn’t behave at his bartending gig. Henry made his UFC debut at UFC 270 back in …read more

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Penne ill out of UFC Vegas 61 due to illness

Jessica Penne at UFC 265. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The UFC veteran suffers another setback.  Jessica Penne …read more

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Posted on September 30, 2022, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Vegas 61 and Bellator 286 Gambling Preview: Finding value in live underdogs in the MMA doubleheader this weekend

Mackenzie Dern | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

After a week without a UFC event, the MMA gods have smiled upon us, delivering a bevy …read more

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Daniel Cormier reacts after Bo Nickal calls out Khamzat Chimaev: “It’s too much. He’s not going to beat Khamzat”

Daniel Cormier is reacting after Bo Nickal calls out Khamzat Chimaev. One name is going viral in the UFC right now and that is it’s latest addition, middleweight sensation, Bo …read more

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Cormier tells Rockhold: ‘Don’t come back’

Daniel Cormier with Luke Rockhold at UFC 194. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Daniel Cormier hopes Luke Rockhold’s MMA retirement …read more

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Pereira Trumps Adesanya With Hoverboard Boxing

The folks over at ESPN MMA think Israel Adesanya’s training is “different” because the reigning middleweight champion is prepping for Brazilian nemesis Alex Pereira at UFC 281 this November in …read more

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Heck of a Morning: Is Charles Oliveira the best lightweight ever with UFC 280 win over Islam Makhachev?

Charles Oliveira | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Charles Oliveira is likely in the conversation for the best lightweight in UFC history with his current …read more

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Bo Nickal confirms interest in a future fight with Khamzat Chimaev: “That’s the fight I want. I hope he’s ready for it”

Bo Nickal is doubling down on his interest in a future fight with Khamzat Chimaev. It was just last Tuesday, September 27th, that Bo Nickal earned a UFC contract with …read more

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Jessica Penne out of UFC Vegas 61 due to illness

Jessica Penne | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Jessica Penne’s UFC run has hit another bump in the road.
At the start of …read more

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Unbeaten FWs Mitchell vs. Evloev headline UFC Vegas 64

Bryce Mitchell vs. Movsar Evloev headlines UFC Vegas 64 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

November 5 UFC event features an important featherweight main …read more

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Ronda Rousey calls UFC fans bandwagon jumpers: “The second you’re not on top, you’re dead to them”

Ronda Rousey was undoubtedly the biggest star in the UFC between 2012 and 2015, but that hasn’t saved her from being largely dismissed by current fans several years after her …read more

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Jamahal Hill’s UFC 4 Patience Expires After Nickal/Rosas Additions

Jamahal Hill has decided not to sit silently as the newest roster additions to the UFC 4 video game does not include him. One of the major themes of #6-ranked …read more

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UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs. Yan preview - Main event strawweight showcase

Mackenzie Dern celebrating her win over Tecia Torres at UFC 273 | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Get the dirt on the main card of …read more

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Bo Nickal suggests Darren Till stay quiet after 'having gotten absolutely bodied by Derek Brunson'

Bo Nickal has laughed off Darren Till’s callout.
Nickal (3-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has captured the attention of the entire UFC after punching his ticket to the octagon on Dana White’s …read more

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Wooden Nickal? Khamzat Remains Unimpressed

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Fast-rising middleweight sensation Bo Nickal recently earned a UFC contract by racking up back-to-back victories on Dana White’s “Contender Series” …read more

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Dern considers UFC’s ‘private card’ as another ‘hardship’ to overcome

Mackenzie Dern defeated Tecia Torres in April 2022. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Mackenzie Dern is using the private card and lack of a …read more

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Nickal Provides Precise Month He’ll Be Ranked #1 P4P In UFC

Bo Nickal is convinced that he’s heading straight to the top. The newest fighter signed to the UFC has lofty goals. Wrestling standout turned MMA fighter Bo Nickal seems to …read more

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Daniel Cormier explains why Colby Covington could be “the best match up” for Khamzat Chimaev

Daniel Cormier has explained why Colby Covington vs Khamzat Chimaev is the right welterweight match-up for the UFC to make. The future of the welterweight division is certainly looking pretty …read more

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Jamahal Hill sounds off after DWCS winners are added to the UFC video game while he remains absent

Jamahal Hill has questioned why some Contender Series alumni are making it into the UFC’s latest video game when he hasn’t. Ever since his surprise submission loss to Paul Craig, …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier implores Luke Rockhold ‘don’t come back’ out of retirement

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Daniel Cormier isn’t on board with a Luke Rockhold return.
UFC 278 this past August was an …read more

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UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs. Yan weigh-in live results

Mackenzie Dern weighing in for UFC Vegas 38. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages

See what happens on the scales ahead of the UFC’s latest offering …read more

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UFC free fight: Islam Makhachev tears through Dan Hooker in Round 1

Islam Makhachev made quick work of perennial lightweight contender Dan Hooker.
In a pivotal fight of his career, Makhachev faced Hooker last October at UFC 267 at Etihad Arena in Abu …read more

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Mendez names one fighter who ‘won rounds’ against Khabib in sparring

Khabib Nurmagomedov and his coach Javier Mendez after UFC 219 in 2017. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

“He’s the …read more

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Watch Justin Gaethje drop Charles Oliveira twice before getting choked out | Fight Video

Justin Gaethje knocked Charles Oliveira down twice in the first round of their UFC 274 main event bout on May 7 at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. It …read more

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Randy Costa vows to KO “technical street fighter” Guido Cannetti at UFC Vegas 61: “I need to make a statement, I need to do something good”

Randy Costa has made a ton of changes following his TKO loss to Tony Kelley at UFC 269 last December. After Costa lost the fight, he knew he had to …read more

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Tito Ortiz & Paddy Pimblett Share Disdain For Chael Sonnen

If there’s one thing that former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and rising lightweight star Paddy Pimblett have in common, it’s their thoughts on Chael Sonnen… During a recent …read more

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Manager negotating Lyoto Machida’s return to the UFC to make Shogun Rua trilogy at UFC 283 in Brazil

Lyoto Machida may be a UFC fighter again soon. Machida left the UFC in 2018 on a two-fight winning streak and signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator. The former UFC …read more

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Jake Paul teases move to MMA: ‘Working with a big organization’

‘The Problem Child’ Jake Paul has his next boxing bout lined up against former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva coming up on Oct. 29, but mixed martial arts may be …read more

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Covington = Chimaev’s Kryptonite?

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

If Khamzat Chimaev stays at 170 pounds, there appears to be only one logical next fight.
UFC 279 played out as …read more

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Dustin Poirier “would love” to retire in the UFC but admits “I’m a prizefighter and the prize has to be right”

Dustin Poirier has been in the UFC since 2011 and he hopes he can retire with the promotion but isn’t ruling anything out. In the past few years, free agency …read more

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Cejudo: ‘I can see Bo Nickal easily taking down Khamzat Chimaev’

Khamzat Chimaev gets hyped ahead of his bout against Kevin Holland at UFC 279. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The recent UFC signee has …read more

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Sonnen Defends Chandler After Makhachev Doubts

Former multi-weight UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has given his take on the recent back and forth between Michael Chandler and Islam Makhachev. Next month at UFC 280, Makhachev will …read more

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UFC sets Mitchell-Evloev for Nov. 5 in Las Vegas

Undefeated featherweight contenders Bryce Mitchell and Movsar Evloev will square off in the main event of the UFC’s Fight Night card on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Nickal opens as massive favorite in UFC debut

Bo Nickal gets his UFC contract after winning his week 10 Contender Series bout. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The multiple time DI wrestling …read more

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Ben Rothwell reveals the two favorite moments from his UFC career

Ben Rothwell says two moments stick out from his UFC career. Rothwell has been fighting professionally since 2001 and was in the UFC from 2009 to 2022. ‘Big Ben’ fought …read more

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Bo Nickal Hits Back At ‘Cute’ Callout From Darren Till

Newly signed UFC middleweight Bo Nickal hasn’t made his Octagon debut yet, but he’s already engaging in trash talk with Darren Till. Nickal secured his spot in the UFC with …read more

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Bo Nickal opens up as massive betting favorite for UFC 282 debut against Jamie Pickett

UFC middleweight prospect Bo Nickal is an astronomical betting favorite for his promotional debut. The former three-time NCAA Division 1 National Champion made his MMA debut earlier this year. After …read more

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Bo Nickal debut set for UFC 282

Bo Nickal celebrates after his first round victory at the Contender Series season finale. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The latest phenom to come …read more

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Don Shainis plans to ‘come out of f****** left field’ to upset Sodiq Yusuff at UFC Vegas 61, take ranking spot

James Krause and Don Shainis | @shamelessdon, Instagram

Don Shainis has the opportunity to shake up the UFC featherweight rankings on two weeks’ notice when …read more

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Watch: MMA Fighter Knees Opponent Out Cold In Unbelievable KO

MMA fighter Brandon Jenkins rebounded in a big way following back-to-back losses in the UFC with a nasty knockout at Unified MMA 46. Jenkins faced Neal Anderson in a lightweight …read more

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Bo Nickal opens as astronomical favorite for debut UFC fight against Jamie Pickett

Bo Nickal | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Bo Nickal has his first UFC fight booked, and expectations are sky high.
Oddsmakers at Best Fight Odds …read more

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Can Xiaonan keep this fight on the feet?

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds …read more

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Report: ‘Robocop’ takes on Brad Tavares at UFC 283

Gregory Rodrigues knocked out Chidi Njokuani in September 2022. | Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

Middleweights Gregory Rodrigues and Brad Tavares are reportedly headed to Brazil …read more

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UFC Fight Night 211 breakdown: Can Yan Xiaonan stop Mackenzie Dern's grappling?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC Fight Night 211.
Top UFC strawweight contenders Mackenzie Dern and Yan …read more

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Brad Tavares Booked Against Gregory Rodrigues at UFC 283 in January in Brazil

Only one of these two Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights will have a number next to their name when the dust settles. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Bo Nickal to Make UFC Debut in December, Faces Jamie Pickett at UFC 282

When many expected that Ultimate Fighting Championship pickup Bo Nickal would be thrown to the proverbial wolves in his debut, most did not realize just how right they were. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Brad Tavares Booked Against ‘Robocop’ Gregory Rodrigues at UFC 283 in January in Brazil

Only one of these two Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights will have a number next to their name when the dust settles. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Bo Nickal set to debut at December’s UFC 282 event

Bo Nickal is set to debut at December’s UFC 282 event. It didn’t take long, actually only 2 days after receiving a UFC contract, that Dana White got the 26 …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

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Chris Avila rips ‘piece of s***’ Khamzat Chimaev for UFC 279 fiasco, thinks Nate Diaz would’ve won anyway

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Chris Avila had a front-row ticket to watch the chaos earlier this month at UFC 279.
Avila’s teammate …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Gastelum vs. Imavov is first UFC main event revealed for 2023

Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Island in 2020. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Gastelum vs. Imavov is a great fight …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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