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Alex Volkanovski makes prediction for Holloway vs. Edgar

Max Holloway will look to defend his featherweight title against Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 240 in Edmonton this July. That being said, many thought Alex Volkanovski …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: Ben Askren could get Leon Edwards treatment if he oversteps

In a fight that likely has some title implications in the welterweight division, Jorge Masvidal has a personal goal for his UFC 239 opponent, Ben Askren. Since his arrival into …read more

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Dana White fires back at claims that he’s denying Tony Ferguson a title shot 

With 12 wins in a row in arguably the deepest division in the sport, Tony Ferguson should probably have already fought for the UFC lightweight title but it still hasn’t …read more

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Brendan Loughnane peed blood after DWCS win, denied UFC contract because of takedown

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White never has been shy about letting everyone know exactly how he feels. Tuesday evening was no different.
White addressed reporters after the conclusion of …read more

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Ben Askren Believes If He 'Beats Up' Masvidal, He May Get A Title Shot Before Covington

Despite the strange circumstances surrounding his successful UFC debut earlier this year, Ben Askren believes he may have the inside track to a welterweight title shot. …read more

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Ben Askren Believes If He 'Beats Up' Jorge Masvidal, He May Get A Title Shot Before Colby Covington

Despite the strange circumstances surrounding his successful UFC debut earlier this year, Ben Askren believes he may have the inside track to a welterweight title shot. …read more

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Leslie Smith believes ‘strings were pulled’ in UFC lawsuit

Leslie Smith talks about her labor complaint against the UFC. Leslie Smith is suspicious about the timing of her failed UFC labor complaint, and Dana White and Colby Covington’s meeting …read more

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Conor McGregor hints at upcoming meeting with Dana White

Yesterday, the UFC unveiled its new Apex facility — which includes a swanky new office for UFC President Dana White. Pictures of White’s new digs quickly began making the rounds …read more

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Justin Willis' manager says he'll take one-fight deal to fight Tai Tuivasa: 'There's enough heat behind it for it to happen'

Despite Justin Willis’ recent surprise release from the UFC, his manager, Abraham Kawa, believes the fight between him and Tai Tuivasa has to happen.
While there seems to be a lot …read more

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Dana White's Contender's Series 17: Grading the winners, including UFC signees Punahele Soriano, Yorgan De Castro

Dana White’s Contender Series 17 took place Tuesday in Las Vegas, and we’re grading the winners from the four-fight card, which streamed on ESPN+ from the UFC Apex in Las …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio returns home after second hospitalization in one month

Less than two weeks after being hospitalized with bacterial infection in his knee and undergoing emergency surgery in Florida, UFC welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio had to return to the hospital.
The Argentine …read more

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White criticizes Loughnane for late takedown in Contender Series win

Dana White explains why Brendan Loughnane wasn’t given a UFC contract despite his impressive win on Contender Series Tuesday night in Las Vegas. After the premiere episode of Dana White’s …read more

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Jet-Setting Coker Shoots Down Flyweight Division

I’ve got some bad news for the UFC jetsam hoping to wash ashore on the beaches of Bellator MMA.
It appears Scott Coker and Co. are too busy planning world domination …read more

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Dana White has heard ‘Tom Cruise would do the fight’ with Justin Bieber

Pop star Justin Bieber recently made headlines by calling for a UFC fight with Hollywood actor Tom Cruise — although he then walked that call-out back, admitting a fight with …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Shevchenko prepares to defend UFC title, take out Carmouche

The most dominant current women’s champ aims to put another jewel in her belt.

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UFC on ESPN+ 12 breakdown: Renato Moicano vs. 'Korean Zombie' yields reluctant pick

MMA Junkie Radio co-host and MMA Junkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 12.
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Ashley Yoder is taking life ‘day by day, hour by hour’ heading into UFC on ESPN+ 12

Though she had some personal difficulty heading into her bout versus Amanda Cooper this past November at UFC Fight Night 139, strawweight Ashley Yoder was able to overcome them and …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White willing to set up a fight in the UFC between Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise

It all started simply enough. With a Tweet.
World-renowned superstar Justin Bieber – The Biebs – called out A-list icon Tom Cruise for a fight.

I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight …read more

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Karolline Rosa signs with the UFC, expected to debut at Fight Night event in China

Looks like Jessica Andrade won’t be the only fighter from Parana Vale Tudo to compete at UFC Shenzhen on Aug. 31.
Karolline Rosa, a 24-year-old bantamweight who holds an 11-3 record …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 12: How to watch Moicano vs. 'Korean Zombie,' fight card, start time, streaming info

For the first time in UFC history, the promotion lands in South Carolina with UFC on ESPN+ 12 that features an intriguing featherweight headliner.
In the main event, Renato Moicano takes …read more

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Dana White dishes on MMA’s future during UFC Apex scrum (video)

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It seems like every time we turn around, UFC president Dana White is saying “you guys won’t believe what’s coming next.” There’s good reason for that. …read more

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Dana White: “Brock Lesnar made right decision” not returning to UFC

After a year of speculation that his return was happening, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar decided not to return to the UFC and opted to re-sign with WWE instead. …read more

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De Castro, Soriano earn UFC contracts at Contenders Series

Heavyweight Yorgan De Castro and middleweight Punahele Soriano — both unbeaten — were awarded UFC deals after victories in the season opener of Dana White’s Contender Series. …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 3, Week 1 results: Yorgan De Castro, Punahele Soriano earn UFC contracts

Yorgan De Castro and Punahele Soriano’s performances on the season premiere of Dana White’s Contender Series couldn’t have been more different, but in the end they both felt the thrill …read more

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Karolline Rosa Cavedo Signs UFC Contract, Expected to Debut in China on Aug. 31

Karolline Rosa Cavedo nearly made her Octagon debut at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro, but the short-notice weight cut proved to be too difficult to allow her to step …read more

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Paulo Costa says ex-trainer was a ‘snitch’ and tried to blackmail him with IV video

Paulo Costa is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 241 against Yoel Romero. It will be the Brazilian’s first fight since being sidelined for six months due to …read more

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Shevchenko vs. Carmouche headlines UFC Uruguay

Valentina Shevchenko’s next defense of her UFC women’s flyweight title will be in South America. UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko’s next title defense will see her try to avenge …read more

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Shevchenko Vs Carmouche Title Fight Set For UFC Uruguay

Just a little under two weeks removed from her spectacular knockout win over Jessica Eye at UFC 238 in Chicago, Illinois (relive it here), Valentina Shevchenko already has her next …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko to defend title vs Liz Carmouche at UFC Uruguay

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is getting right back into the Octagon after her first successful title defense. Shevchenko defeated Jessica Eye at UFC 238 in Chicago with a …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Liz Carmouche headlines UFC on ESPN+ 14

UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will have the opportunity to avenge the only stoppage loss of her MMA career. But it won’t be an easy time.
Shevchenko will face pioneering fighter …read more

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Costa claims ex-manager tried to blackmail him with video

Video of Paulo Costa taking IVs ahead of fights has allegedly been used against him for purposes of blackmail. UFC middleweight Paulo Costa apparently found him in a strange situation …read more

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Dana White: Brock Lesnar ‘made the right decision’ to not return to the UFC

Brock Lesnar has apparently closed the door on his fighting career for good and UFC president Dana White believes he made the right call.
Since last July when he stepped into …read more

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Manager believes Conor McGregor is next if Anthony Pettis defeats Nate Diaz

Anthony Pettis is set to take on Nate Diaz at UFC 241. But, that isn’t stopping his manager, Abraham Kawa from thinking of what could be next for the former …read more

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VanZant looking to test free agency after 2019

The notable flyweight talent is hoping to fight out her UFC contract by the end of the year, and start 2020 on the free agency market. Despite a victory over …read more

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Dana White’s boxing plans: You’ve got to ‘break it and rebuild it’ (video)

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UFC president Dana White has been teasing a move into promoting boxing in addition to mixed martial arts. Having recently doubled-down, saying he will make his …read more

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LIVE! ‘Contender Series’ Results, Play-By-Play Updates

The world’s “toughest job interview” continues this evening as eight fighters “vie to fulfill their dreams of earning a UFC contract.” Dana White’s “Tuesday Night Contender Series” returns tonight …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 3, Week 1 Results

MMA Fighting has Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Week 1 results Tuesday from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nev.
On the four-fight card, multiple UFC contracts could be up …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Anderson Silva’s Son Wins Muay Thai Debut By TKO (Video)

Anderson Silva’s son is taking steps towards carrying on his father’s historic legacy. We all know that UFC great Silva’s time in the Octagon is winding down. However, his son’s …read more

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Video: Dana White UFC Apex opening media scrum

LAS VEGAS — At the opening of the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Dana White talks about what Apex means for the UFC and combat sports, how he knew …read more

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Conor McGregor Teases Meeting With Dana White At UFC’s New Apex Facility

UFC President Dana White is hyping the promotion’s new Apex facility as a game changer for the UFC and combat sports. If it can help get Conor McGregor back into …read more

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Paige VanZant considers move back to strawweight for last fight on UFC contract

Paige VanZant underwent arm surgery for the third time last week and is expected to be sidelined for about 12 weeks. With so much time on her hands, she is …read more

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Askren feels win over Masvidal could warrant him next title shot

If he gets past Jorge Masvidal at UFC 239, Ben Askren feels he could be next in line for welterweight gold. Ben Askren believes if he gets past Jorge Masvidal …read more

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UFC 25 video: 'Bad Blood, Good Business: The Story of Rivalries Fueling the Biggest Fights'

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UFC officials recently announced that the promotion’s Emmy-nominated short film series, “UFC 25 Years in Short,” is no longer exclusive to UFC Fight Pass.
Originally …read more

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Anthony Pettis’ Manager Believes Conor McGregor Is Next With Nate Diaz Win

If Anthony Pettis’ manager gets his way, then “Showtime” will meet Conor McGregor after UFC 241. Pettis is scheduled to clash with Nate Diaz on Aug. 17. The bout will …read more

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Elias Theodorou discusses release from UFC

Despite an 8-3 promotional record against solid competition, Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou was recently released by the UFC. The move, though widely derided by fans, has not left Theodorou with …read more

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UFC’s Paulo Costa Accuses Ex-Trainer Of Blackmail With IV Video

Paulo Costa feels betrayed after a video surfaced putting him in a negative light. Costa accepted a six-month sanction from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) due to prohibited IV use. …read more

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Paulo Costa says ex-trainer attempted to blackmail him with IV video

Paulo Costa was fined by two athletic commissions and issued a retroactive six-month suspension by USADA for a prohibited IV use prior to two UFC wins, and also had to …read more

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Chael Sonnen proclaims himself ‘best drug cheat’ of his era

Last weekend, after a stoppage loss to former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, MMA star Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from the sport.
Sonnen retires with an impressive resume. He …read more

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Coach still wants to see McGregor-Diaz III: I believe that’s the fight to make

Coach John Kavanagh would like to see Conor McGregor return to the Octagon against Nate Diaz. Question marks still loom over Conor McGregor’s return to the UFC. No one is …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2942 with Lyoto Machida, Rob Font, Brian Butler

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guests Lyoto Machida, Rob Font and Brian Butler.
Font talked his upcoming UFC on ESPN+ 12 matchup with John Lineker. Machida …read more

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Paige VanZant doubts anybody will dethrone ‘terrifying’ Valentina Shevchenko

Despite her lengthy absence from the cage, due to an unfortunate series of injures, Paige VanZant remains one of the most visible stars in the UFC flyweight division. Yet while …read more

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Spicely returns to UFC to fight Winn on short notice

UFC veteran Eric Spicely returns on a five-day notice to take on Deron Winn at UFC Greenville. It’s not the ideal return, but Eric Spicely is reportedly back in the …read more

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Rob Font looking for shot at redemption vs. John Lineker at UFC Greenville

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Ever since Rob Font lost to John Lineker by unanimous decision three years ago at UFC 198, …read more

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Ben Askren believes he could steal Colby Covington’s title shot at UFC 239

Former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is scheduled for his second UFC appearance at UFC 239 on July 6, where he’ll battle fellow contender Jorge Masvidal. It’s …read more

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Alton Meeks' Olympic dreams ended in a car wreck, but the UFC offers a new path

Meeks was set to join the U.S. Army and pursue his Olympic wrestling dreams, until a car accident changed the course of his life. …read more

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Video, photos: UFC launches new Apex facility in Las Vegas

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The UFC Apex facility gets its official opening night Tuesday in Las Vegas.
The third season of Dana White’s Contender Series …read more

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Elias Theodorou Claims 'No Ill Will' Towards UFC Over His Release

The UFC’s decision to release middleweight Elias Theodorou after his decision loss to Derek Brunson last month turned a few heads, considering the Canadian held a UFC record of 8-3 …read more

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Gegard Mousasi Unsurprised At T.J. Dillashaw's PED Bust; Had Suspected Him Of Drug Use

Bellator MMA middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi has a reputation of being outspoken about use of performance-enhancing drugs and isn’t shying away from the subject of disgraced former UFC bantamweight champ …read more

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UFC veteran Anthony Birchak, top prospect Nohelin Hernandez headline LFA 72 in Phoenix

LFA returns to Arizona next month, and a UFC veteran is slated for the main event.
LFA 72 takes place July 26 at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix. The main …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Wants Next Title Fight Against Liz Carmouche

Valentina Shevchenko is coming off of a spectacular knockout win over Jessica Eye at UFC 238 to defend her flyweight title. Now, the champion already has her eyes set on …read more

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Askren Expects Usman Fight With ‘Gamebred’ Win

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmakers could have a very tough decision to make in the aftermath of the UFC 239 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on July 6, 2019 …read more

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Ben Askren believes he could jump over Colby Covington with win at UFC 239

When Ben Askren came out of retirement to finally join the UFC roster it was only for one reason — and that was proving he’s the best in the world.
With …read more

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MMA SQUARED: The real reason Dana White can’t book Cruise vs Bieber

Dana says “we can talk,” but let me be perfectly clear, the UFC can’t make an offer that’ll get Tom Cruise to jump off his couch.
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Bonded In Brotherhood: How Deron Winn and Daniel Cormier’s relationship grows through wrestling

When Deron Winn makes his UFC debut at UFC Greenville next weekend, Daniel Cormier won’t be in his corner, but there’s a good reason for that.
“We argue all the time, …read more

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Morning Report: John Kavanagh still wants Diaz trilogy for Conor McGregor but ‘very confident’ Khabib rematch would be different

Over the last few months, the UFC’s lightweight title picture has finally started coming into focus. At UFC 242, Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against interim champion Dustin Poirier. …read more

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Theodorou addresses UFC release, says it had to do with his paycheck

Elias Theodorou spoke about his UFC release. Elias Theodorou was released by the UFC despite a top 15 ranking, an 8-3 record with the promotion, and a TUF title to …read more

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Ricardo Ramos, Jordan Griffin get new opponents for UFC on ESPN 3

A pair of competitors have new foes at UFC on ESPN 3 after the original opponents pulled out due to injuries.
Bantamweight Ricardo Ramos, who was scheduled to fight Sergio Petits, …read more

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BREAKING BARRIERS: The Story of Ronda Rousey and the Rise of Women’s MMA (video)

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Ronda Rousey’s run of dominance in the UFC captivated the public far beyond the sports world, and blazed a trail for all female fighters to follow.
Not only was …read more

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Midnight Mania! UFC grows even more expensive for UK fans

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There is no sports organization more expensive to follow than the UFC. To keep up with every fight the promotion puts on, American audiences are expected to …read more

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Elias Theodorou Opens Up on UFC Release

Elias Theodorou is a man who put together an impressive UFC record of 8-3 and had won three of his last four fights before being granted his walking papers from …read more

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Elias Theodorou breaks silence on UFC release: I will reinvent myself

Middleweight Elias Theodorou refuses to be down about his release from the UFC and looks forward to reinventing himself as a fighter.
The 31-year-old Canadian is even upbeat about promotional and …read more

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Diaz looks in great shape ahead of UFC 241

Nate Diaz is looking shredded ahead of his return to the Octagon at UFC 241. It appears Nate Diaz is taking his return to the UFC very seriously.
Diaz, a former …read more

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John Kavanagh prefers Nate Diaz trilogy next for Conor McGregor

As the UFC’s lightweight championship picture continues to take shape, the road back to the Octagon for former featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor also seems to be taking shape. …read more

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Hernandez Vs. Trinaldo Set For UFC ‘San Antonio’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently announced the booking of a highly-intriguing Lightweight matchup that will see up-and-coming prospect Alexander Hernandez take on Francisco Trinaldo at UFC on ESPN 4 on …read more

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Brunson: Theodorou’s Release Unrelated to Fighting Style

Elias Theodorou’s final UFC fight took place in a bout against Derek Brunson at UFC Ottawa. Brunson was the victor, and Theodorou was swiftly given the axe after the loss. …read more

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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Rob Font, Brian Butler

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) special guests Rob Font and Brian Butler.
Font, the always exciting bantamweight, will talk about his UFC on …read more

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UFC 238 Medicals: Cerrone Handed Indefinite Suspension, Needs CT and MRI Clearance

Donald Cerrone will need to be cleared before he can get back into the Octagon again. …read more

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Derek Brunson reacts to Elias Theodorou being released from the UFC following their fight

Derek Brunson knows his three-round battle against Elias Theodorou in early May wasn’t the most exciting fight in history, but he got the job done.
Dealing with an awkward counter fighter, …read more

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Cannonier Eyes Gastelum Bout In Mexico City

Fresh off his win over Anderson Silva at UFC 237 (see it), Jared Cannonier is itching to get back into the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon. The only problem is …read more

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Daily Debate: Which celebrity sports superfan have you had enough of?

MMA is no stranger to celebrity fans.
Just about every UFC and Bellator event has a few. If they’re not stars of the screen or musicians, they’re athletes from other pro …read more

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Woodley Chides ‘Annoying’ Cejudo: ‘Sit Down, Dog’

In case you haven’t heard by now (which is extremely unlikely), Henry Cejudo has become the proud owner of an Olympic gold medal, a UFC flyweight title, and a UFC …read more

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UFC 25 video: 'Breaking Barriers: The Story of Ronda Rousey and the Rise of Women’s MMA'

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UFC officials recently announced that the promotion’s Emmy-nominated short film series, “UFC 25 Years in Short,” is no longer exclusive to UFC Fight …read more

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Eric Spicely steps in to face Deron Winn at UFC Greensville

Highly touted middleweight prospect Deron Winn will still make his UFC debut this weekend after Eric Spicely agreed to step up and accept the fight on short notice at UFC …read more

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UFC 238 Medical Suspensions: Donald Cerrone Out Indefinitely

With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle at UFC 238, it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical …read more

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UFC 242 Hotel And Ticket Packages Available

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John Kavanagh believes Conor McGregor fights in 2019, still wants Nate Diaz trilogy (video)

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Conor McGregor hasn’t fought since losing to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in October …read more

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UFC 238 medical suspensions: Donald Cerrone needs doctor clearance, MRI after Tony Ferguson war

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The badly damaged eye that ended Donald Cerrone’s battle with Tony Ferguson will need a doctor’s clearance following UFC …read more

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Cormier says UFC 241 title fight vs. Miocic is likely his last

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier sets a new date for his planned retirement. UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was ready to retire last March, when he hit 40 years …read more

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Jack Shore eyes UFC Copenhagen debut: ‘That would be perfect’ 

Former Cage Warriors champion and newly signed UFC fighter Jack Shore believes that UFC Copenhagen would be a perfect event to open his account in the Octagon.
Speaking on the …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi credits ‘f**king stupid’ MMA fans for setting up ‘easy’ Artem Lobov payday

This weekend, in the main event of BKFC 6 in Tampa, Florida, former boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi will meet UFC veteran Artem Lobov in bare knuckle fight.
Given his accolades in …read more

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“Big Mouth” Kevin Holland Talks About New Deal Then Keeps Talking

At this precise moment, UFC middleweight Kevin Holland may be hanging out, eating, training, even sleeping…but whatever he is doing, you can be sure of one thing: he is also …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 12: Make your predictions for Renato Moicano vs. Chan Sung Jung

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 12 event in Greenville, S.C.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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'Moicano' Believes Holloway Should Be Fighting Volkanovski, Not Edgar, At UFC 240

Max Holloway will defend his featherweight belt against Frankie Edgar next month at UFC 240, but according to fellow 145-pounder Renato Carneiro, Alexander Volkanovski should be the man standing across …read more

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Cody Stamann intends to be in the UFC title talk by year’s end

Though he picked up a victory in his March bout against Alejandro Perez at UFC 235, bantamweight Cody Stamann doesn’t feel completely satisfied with the win.
According to Stamann, picking up …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains how Conor McGregor can earn rematch

From the sounds of it, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is open to a rematch with his last opponent, Conor McGregor, who he submitted at UFC 229 in October. Before …read more

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Dana White: ‘I’m assuming’ Tony Ferguson is next in line for Khabib vs. Poirier winner 

Tony Ferguson knows better than most that nothing is guaranteed but for now it appears he’s the next contender in line to fight for the UFC lightweight title.
Following 12 straight …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Woodley to Cejudo: ‘Sit down somewhere, you’re annoying everybody’

Tyron Woodley has some issues with UFC two-division champion Henry Cejudo. Henry Cejudo managed to solidify himself as one of the elites at UFC 238 when he became the …read more

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Dana White: ‘I assume Tony Ferguson is next’ for lightweight title fight

The complicated UFC lightweight title picture is starting to look a little clearer. While Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to defend his title against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in September, …read more

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Renato 'Moicano' Believes Holloway Should Be Fighting Volkanovski Rather Than Edgar At UFC 240

Max Holloway will defend his featherweight belt against Frankie Edgar next month at UFC 240, but according to fellow 145-pounder Renato Carneiro, Alexander Volkanovski should be the man standing across …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Khabib Shares What Needs to Happen for McGregor Rematch

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s next title defense is all set for UFC 242, with the undefeated Dagestani taking on Dustin Poirier in the main event. But two names lurking in the shadows …read more

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