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Hannah Cifers expects fun matchup against 'skilled striker' Angela Hill at UFC on ESPN+ 24

RALEIGH, N.C. – Hannah Cifers is expecting to entertain her home crowd this Saturday.
North Carolina native Cifers (10-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) takes on Angela Hill (10-7 MMA, 5-7 UFC) at …read more

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Longo: Cerrone ‘froze’ vs McGregor, ‘there was no fight IQ’

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Donald Cerrone’s UFC 246 performance continues to garner criticism. While Donald Cerrone received props and well-wishes after his UFC 246 loss to Conor …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Jairzinho Rozenstruik title shot 'no-brainer' with win over Francis Ngannou, manager says

LAS VEGAS – Manager Abraham Kawa thinks it’s pretty clear that if his client, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, gets past Francis Ngannou, he’s next in line for a UFC heavyweight title shot.
Rozenstruik …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 24 weigh-in results and live video stream (9 a.m. ET)

RALEIGH, N.C. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s early and official UFC on ESPN+ 24 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 9 a.m. ET (6 …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 11:16 am By
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Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras booked for UFC 249

A women’s bantamweight fight is the latest addition to April’s UFC 249 lineup.
Sijara Eubanks and Sarah Moras are set to meet at the event. MMA Junkie confirmed matchup with a …read more

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6 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 24

The UFC’s traveling roadshow heads to Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday for UFC on ESPN+ 24. And while the card isn’t of the same significance as last week’s UFC 246, it …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 5:16 am By
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Jorge Masvidal says he’ll go ‘f**k up’ Kamaru Usman while he waits for Conor McGregor

Jorge Masvidal has made his intentions known.
After “Gamebred” beat Nate Diaz at UFC 244 he said he wanted the biggest payday possible and many pointed to Conor McGregor. Yet, Masvidal …read more

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Curtis Blaydes thinks Daniel Cormier winning trilogy vs. Stipe Miocic is bad for division

RALEIGH, N.C. – Curtis Blaydes thinks it’s in the best interest of the “murky” UFC heavyweight division for Stipe Miocic to emerge from his expected trilogy bout against Daniel Cormier …read more

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Cris Cyborg happy to be away from UFC, starting fresh in Bellator

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — For those who care about mixed martial arts history, Cris Cyborg’s main event against Julia Budd on Saturday at Bellator 238 is a fight to watch. If …read more

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Curtis Blaydes UFC on ESPN+ 24 Pre-Fight Scrum

Curtis Blaydes is preparing to step into the biggest fight of his career when he faces former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on Saturday in …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 12:46 am By
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Junior dos Santos UFC on ESPN+ 24 Pre-Fight Scrum

Junior dos Santos is one of the most storied – and likable – heavyweights in UFC history. It has been several years since he last held the title of UFC …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 12:46 am By
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Ray Longo Says Donald Cerrone Had No Fight IQ Against Conor McGregor

Head coach Ray Longo isn’t sure what Donald Cerrone was doing against Conor McGregor. On Jan. 18, McGregor and Cerrone clashed in the main event of UFC 246. While McGregor …read more

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Who is next for Stipe Miocic? UFC champ hits the streets to ask the public

All signs point to a trilogy fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier being next in the UFC heavyweight division. But is that what the world wants? The UFC heavyweight …read more

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Jimmie Rivera out of UFC 247 bout vs. Marlon Vera

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

UFC 247 has taken a hit with just under two weeks to go before fight night. Marlon Vera will either need a late replacement opponent …read more

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UFC 246 ‘Thrill and the Agony:’ Conor McGregor & Cowboy’s Grandma Embrace

UFC 246 marked the highly-anticipated return of Conor McGregor and he delivered. The event was held inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada this past Saturday night (Jan. 18). …read more

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Jorge Masvidal understands why Conor McGregor is avoiding the fight with him

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal can’t fault Conor McGregor for not wanting to fight him.
This past weekend at UFC 246, the first and only “BMF” champion was sitting …read more

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Montel Jackson looking to take advantage of anything given at UFC on ESPN+ 24

When looking back on his 2019, UFC bantamweight Montel Jackson sees both the good and the bad in the year, and feels like he’s become a better fighter for it.
While …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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Jeremy Stephens-Calvin Kattar, Ciryl Gane-Shamil Abdurakhimov Bouts Slated for UFC 249

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is building up its yearly trip to Brooklyn, New York, in a big way. …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Can JDS stay on his feet? Can Blaydes close the distance without getting melted?

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown the main card of this week’s UFC event in Raleigh, NC. With picks and odds for every …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Hear what Conor McGregor said to Donald Cerrone moments after stoppage

Moments after Conor McGregor defeated Donald Cerrone in the UFC 246 main event, he knelt down beside his bloodied foe to exchange a few words.
“I love you Donald,” McGregor began.
“Those …read more

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Ciryl Gane vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov in the works for UFC 249

A heavyweight matchup is in the works for UFC 249.
The promotion is working on a fight that would pit heavy hitters Ciryl Gane and Shamil Abdurakhimov against each other April …read more

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UFC 246 'Thrill and Agony': What Conor McGregor and Grandma Cerrone said to each other

Once again, the UFC takes us behind the scenes of its latest pay-per-view – this time at UFC 246 in Las Vegas.
UFC 246 took place this past Saturday at T-Mobile …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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VIDEO | Watch Conor McGregor train shoulder strikes years before ‘Cowboy’ fight

Footage has been released of UFC superstar Conor McGregor training shoulder strikes with former UFC fighter Cathal Pendred years ago.
McGregor used shoulder strikes in his main event fight at UFC …read more

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Brunson vs. Shahbazyan added to UFC 248

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Derek Brunson will hope to hand Edmen Shahbazyan his first loss at UFC 248. Derek Brunson’s first fight of …read more

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UFC 246 Thrill and Agony video: ‘You raised a hell of a boy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In the new UFC 246 Thrill and Agony video, take a closer look at Conor McGregor’s emphatic win over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, McGregor’s post-fight embrace …read more

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Calvin Kattar vs. Jeremy Stephens in the works for UFC 249

UFC 249 is on the verge of gaining another big matchup.
The promotion is targeting featherweights Calvin Kattar and Jeremy Stephens to face off in an April 18 bout in Brooklyn, …read more

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Angela Hill isn't mad about all these short-notice fight offers; UFC on ESPN+ 24 no different

RALEIGH, N.C. – The rate at which Angela Hill has been accepting short-notice fights recently is starting to prove her nickname of “Overkill.”
But there’s a reason why Hill (10-7 MMA, …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 7:17 pm By
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Injuries Force Jimmie Rivera, Dhiego Lima Out of UFC 247 Matchups

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has taken a few big hits in its return to Houston in February. …read more

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Jeremy Stephens vs. Calvin Kattar targeted for UFC 249

Jeremy Stephens | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Calvin Kattar are being targeted for a fight at UFC 249 on April 18 in Brooklyn.
Multiple sources close …read more

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Found Footage! Mac Had Lethal Shoulders All Along...

There was a lot to dissect in the wake of Conor McGregor’s violent win over Donald Cerrone in the UFC 246 main event last weekend in Las Vegas, but one …read more

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Sean O’Malley settles with Nevada Commission, cleared to fight at UFC 248

Sean O’Malley has been cleared to fight again.
The undefeated bantamweight came to an agreement on Wednesday with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on a nine-month suspension made retroactive to last …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Jimmie Rivera out of UFC 247, search underway for replacement to face Marlon Vera

Jimmie Rivera | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The upcoming UFC 247 card in Houston has taken a hit after Jimmie Rivera was forced out of his upcoming fight against …read more

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VanZant Injured, Bounced From UFC Brasilia

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The final fight of Paige VanZant’s current UFC contract will have to take place at a later date, as “12 …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 5:17 pm By
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Watch: McGregor throws shoulder strikes in sparring footage

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Conor McGregor generated a lot of buzz for the violent shoulder strikes he threw against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, but it is not …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 5:17 pm By
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Thiago Alves explains decision to sign with BKFC

After 14 years and 27 fights with the UFC, Thiago Alves found himself longing for a fresh start. So, when the promotion offered him a new deal after a pair …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 5:17 pm By
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Jimmie Rivera injured, out of UFC 247 fight vs. Marlon Vera

Marlon Vera has waited over three years to take on Jimmie Rivera – and now he’ll have to wait a little longer.
Rivera (22-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) has withdrawn from their …read more

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Angela Hill isn't mad about all these short-notice fight offers; UFC on ESPN+ 24 no different

RALEIGH, N.C. – The rate at which Angela Hill has been accepting short-notice fights recently is starting to prove her nickname of “Overkill.”
But there’s a reason why Hill (10-7 MMA, …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 4:46 pm By
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With Paige VanZant out, Randa Markos steps in to fight Amanda Ribas at UFC on ESPN+ 28

Randa Markos will be stepping in to fight sooner than expected.
Markos will replace injured Paige VanZant to meet Amanda Ribas at UFC on ESPN+ 28 in Brasilia. A person with …read more

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UFC Raleigh Betting Odds Analysis

This is the second in a series of new articles here on BJPenn.com in 2020 analyzing the betting odds for all UFC events. The second event of the year is …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Dry-Eyed Cigano Plotting Ngannou Revenge

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Everyone has been so busy talking about the return of Conor McGregor, which happened at UFC 246 last weekend in …read more

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My Enemy: UFC 247 Promo For ‘Jones Vs Reyes’

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Jon Jones will return to action on February 8 to face Dominick Reyes in the main event of UFC 247 inside …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos detached himself from rankings when choosing UFC on ESPN+ 24 opponent

Looking at the UFC’s official rankings, Saturday’s matchup between Rafael dos Anjos and Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN+ 24 doesn’t make a whole lot of sense.
Dos Anjos (30-12 MMA, …read more

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Manager: ‘Conor McGregor is the biggest thing in combat sports, period’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Conor McGregor may have been gone for 15 months, but his return at UFC 246 proved that the Irish superstar is still the biggest draw …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Off Guard: Punahele Soriano loves living in Las Vegas next to UFC Performance Institute

LAS VEGAS – Puna Soriano has seen plenty of benefits by kickstarting his UFC career while living in Las Vegas.
The “Dana White’s Contender Series” veteran made good in his UFC …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 1:46 pm By
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Kamaru Usman Says He Breaks Faces At Welterweight, Not Jorge Masvidal

Kamaru Usman has fired back at Jorge Masvidal. Usman is the reigning UFC welterweight champion. He’s coming off a fifth-round TKO victory over Colby Covington, which was “The Nigerian Nightmare’s” …read more

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Morning Report: Maycee Barber’s father discredits Roxanne Modafferi’s win at UFC 246, Modafferi responds

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This past Saturday at UFC 246, Roxanne Modafferi authored one of the biggest upsets in recent memory, taking a unanimous decision victory over rising contender …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 24 free fight: Curtis Blaydes bloodies Alistair Overeem with elbows for finish

They don’t call him “Razor” Blaydes for nothing.
Curtis Blaydes was heading into his highest profile fight to date, when he took on Alistair Overeem in June 2018 at UFC 225. …read more

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UFC 247 lineup finalized: Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes leads championship doubleheader

UFC 247 will feature a championship double-header as two of the promotion’s most dominant champions get top billing.
UFC 247 takes place Feb. 8 at Toyota Center in Houston. The main …read more

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Alex Perez sees 'Fight of the Night' with Jordan Espinosa at UFC on ESPN+ 24

RALEIGH, N.C. – Alex Perez is putting the onus on Jordan Espinosa to bring the fight at UFC on ESPN+ 24, because it could bring both some extra cash.
Perez (22-5 …read more

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Herbert Burns expects to submit Nate Landwehr in classic grappler vs. striker matchup at UFC Raleigh

Just like his brother Gilbert, Herbert Burns possesses a strong grappling background.
A longtime jiu-jitsu practitioner, Burns (9-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) earned his way into the UFC with a first-round triangle-choke …read more

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Kamaru Usman sends message to Jorge Masvidal: ‘We all know who breaks faces in this division’

Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal are continuing to go back-and-forth at one another to potentially set up a fight.
After Usman TKO’d Colby Covington at UFC 245 many wondered what would …read more

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Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan Set for UFC 248

A fight between two top-ten middleweights is reportedly set for UFC 248 when Derek Brunson takes on surging Edmen Shahbazyan. Derek Brunson will be the highest-ranked opponent to date for …read more

Source:: MMANews

Justin Gaethje believes Conor McGregor finally has the confidence to fight him after UFC 246

Justin Gaethje believes he might be Conor McGregor’s next opponent as the Irishman finally has the confidence to fight him.
Gaethje called out McGregor before “Notorious” returned at UFC 246. Following …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 24 breakdown: How will Junior Dos Santos handle Curtis Blaydes' wrestling attack?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 24.
UFC on ESPN+ 24 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Junior Dos Santos still thinks another UFC title reign is in the cards

RALEIGH, N.C. — The second half of 2019 won’t go down as the most favorable time in Junior Dos Santos’ mixed martial arts career.
In June, the former UFC heavyweight champion …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 24's Arnold Allen looking to pick up the pace in 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. – Arnold Allen hopes 2020 is the year he finally fights three times in the UFC.
Allen (15-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has been with the promotion since June 2015, …read more

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My Enemy: UFC 247 Promo For ‘Jones Vs Reyes’

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Jon Jones will return to action on February 7 to face Dominick Reyes in the main event of UFC 247 inside …read more

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Darren Till ‘hopeful’ he can still fight Jared Cannonier at UFC 248

Darren Till may still be able to fight Jared Cannonier at UFC 248 after all.
After Robert Whittaker, Cannonier’s original opponent, pulled out due to personal reasons many assumed Till would …read more

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MMA Vivi - UFC Raleigh PRELIMS picks

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown the undercard of this week’s UFC event in Raleigh, North Carolina. With picks and odds for every …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Shahbazyan Faces Brunson At UFC 248 On March 7

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An intriguing Middleweight bout has been added to the upcoming UFC 248 pay-per-view (PPV) event — set to go down on …read more

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Back from pregnancy hiatus, UFC on ESPN+ 24's Sara McMann won't repeat past mistakes

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sara McMann returns to MMA with a new mentality after a break of nearly two years which included the birth of her second child.
McMann (11-5 MMA, 5-5 …read more

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Dana White: Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘truly hate each other’

It’s really no secret that there is a mountain of vitriol between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former dual-division champion Conor McGregor. UFC president Dana White confirmed at the …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan set for UFC 248

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

After signing a new six-fight deal with the UFC, Derek Brunson will look to hand Edmen Shahbazyan the first loss of his career as the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Report: Vieira vs Reneau in the works for UFC 250 in May

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Two women’s bantamweights will try get back in the win column at UFC 250, as Ketlen Vieira will meet Marion Reneau. Ketlen Vieira …read more

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Neck injury forces Dhiego Lima out of UFC 247 fight with Alex Morono

Dhiego Lima, brother of Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima, is out of UFC 247. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dhiego Lima won’t be facing Alex Morono at UFC 247 …read more

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Video: Watch Donald Cerrone in ‘Spenser Confidential’ Trailer with Mark Wahlberg, Post Malone

Even after a loss to Conor McGregor in the UFC 246 main event, Donald Cerrone is doing just fine for himself. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Curtis Blaydes plans to add Junior Dos Santos to resume of legends at UFC on ESPN+ 24

RALEIGH, N.C. – Curtis Blaydes has won some big fights against some big names during his career, but never before has he beaten a former UFC champion.
Blaydes (12-2 MMA, 7-2 …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 24 pre-event facts: Curtis Blaydes' takedown numbers are unmatched

The UFC makes its sixth trip to North Carolina on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 24. Its the promotion’s debut in Raleigh, and is set to stream on ESPN+ from …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

NSAC suspends Sean O’Malley nine months, cleared for UFC 248

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday cleared the way for UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley to fight at UFC 248 after issuing a nine-month suspension …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Why Tyron Woodley ultimately decided to accept Leon Edwards fight in London

LAS VEGAS – Tyron Woodley was very against heading into enemy territory to fight Leon Edwards but ultimately took the fight and will headline UFC on ESPN+ 29 in London.
It’s …read more

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Till: Money (Not Injury) Preventing Cannonier Fight

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Jared Cannonier was expecting to fight former middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, at the upcoming UFC 248 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place this March in …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Alex Perez won’t test free agency, says Bellator gets less ‘respect’

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

There are more options than ever for mixed martial artists, but Alex Perez has no interest in venturing beyond the UFC. There are more financially …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor still open to Nate Diaz trilogy: ‘Let’s go, Nathan’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With a 40-second TKO over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246, Conor McGregor has a lot of options available to him right now but he …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Jorge Masvidal Responds To Conor McGregor Trashing His Robe At UFC 246

Jorge Masvidal has reacted to Conor McGregor’s unfavorable comments on his robe. Masvidal was in attendance for UFC 246 inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main …read more

Source:: MMANews

Arum wants Crawford-McGregor two-fight deal

Promoter Bob Arum wants to make a two-fight deal between welterweight world titlist Terence Crawford and UFC star Conor McGregor – first under MMA rules inside the Octagon followed by …read more

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Roxanne Modafferi responds after being discredited by Maycee Barber’s father

Roxanne Modafferi picked up a massive upset over the weekend, walloping Maycee Barber to lopsided decision win on the UFC 246 undercard.
Unfortunately, Barber’s father has suggested this fight shouldn’t count …read more

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VIDEO | Watch Frank Mir take down a 20,000 calorie burger

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir visited the famous Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas and was challenged to eat a 20,000 calorie burger.
The former UFC and Bellator standout is …read more

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Costa bashes Adesanya for taking fight with Romero

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Paulo Costa has trashed Israel Adesanya for accepting a fight with Yoel Romero. UFC middleweight Paulo Costa thinks Israel Adesanya has made a …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Shahbazyan-Brunson set for UFC 248 in March

Undefeated middleweight prospect Edmen Shahbazyan will put his perfect record on the line against Derek Brunson at UFC 248 in March. …read more

Source:: ESPN

UFC 248 official with Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero headlining

UFC returns to T-Mobile Arena with two thrilling world championship bouts. Undefeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya goes for another show-stealing performance against No. 3 ranked contender Yoel Romero. Strawweight champion …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

UFC and ONE Championship held 42 events each in 2019; what does the future hold?

In 2019, the UFC and ONE Championship both put on exactly 42 events. It’s an interesting coincidence that serves to underline how active these two promotions have been compared to …read more

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Walt Harris targeting April return to the UFC following tragic death of stepdaughter

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Walt Harris is ready to get back to work.
The UFC heavyweight, who has gone undefeated in his past four fights in a row, is currently …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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NSAC: O'Malley can fight at UFC 248 after ban

The Nevada State Athletic Commission says bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley will be able to fight at UFC 248 in March after he completes his nine-month suspension for a failed drug …read more

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Sean O’Malley Reaches Settlement with Nevada Commission, Cleared for UFC 248

Sean O’Malley is finally ready to make his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC 246 Fight Motion: Watch Conor McGregor throttle Cowboy Cerrone in slow motion

Conor McGregor wrecked Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in 40 seconds at UFC 246. It happened so fast, some people on the internet are questioning the validity of the fight. Well, check …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Sean O'Malley reaches settlement with NAC in ostarine case, clearing way for UFC 248 return

Sean O’Malley still has a few minor hurdles to overcome, but the way has finally been cleared for him to make his return to UFC competition after two years.
O’Malley (10-0 …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Middleweights Derek Brunson, Edmen Shahbazyan to Clash at UFC 248 in Las Vegas

An intriguing middleweight showdown between Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan has been added to the UFC 248 lineup. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Derek Brunson added to UFC 248

Rising UFC middleweight contender Edmen Shahbazyan will take on veteran Derek Brunson at UFC 248 in the latest addition to the star-studded pay-per-view card.
UFC 248 takes place on March 7 …read more

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Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Derek Brunson booked for UFC 248

Edmen Shahbazyan will look to keep climbing the ladder at 185 pounds.
Shahbazyan is set to meet Derek Brunson at UFC 248. MMA Junkie confirmed the matchup with a person with …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Maycee Barber’s father questions if UFC 246 bout was actually a loss

Maycee Barber suffered her first loss last Saturday, on the undercard of UFC 246, giving up a decision to Roxanne Modafferi while also suffering a complete tear of her ACL …read more

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Faber renews UFC contract, eyes ‘superfight’ with Dillashaw

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Bantamweight veteran Urijah Faber has some plans for his future in the Octagon. Former WEC featherweight champion and MMA veteran Urijah Faber is not …read more

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Firas Zahabi calls for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz trilogy for 165-pound title

Tristar Gym head trainer Firas Zahabi says he would like to see Conor McGregor fight Nate Diaz in a trilogy for the first 165lbs title in UFC history.
McGregor knocked out …read more

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UFC, Gina Mazany part ways after back-to-back losses

Gina Mazany is no longer on the UFC roster.
A four fight UFC veteran, women’s bantamweight competitor Mazany (5-3 MMA, 1-3 UFC) has parted ways with the promotion after back-to-back losses.
MMA …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Urijah Faber Still Unsure If He’ll Fight Again

Urijah Faber isn’t committing to his fighting future at this time. Faber took on Petr Yan last month on the main card of UFC 245. “The California Kid” suffered a …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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UFC rankings: McGregor moves up on three different lists

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Conor McGregor’s win over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 moved him up on all sorts of rankings lists. It only took 40 seconds for …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Roxanne Modafferi on UFC 246 win over Maycee Barber: ‘I was winning before her knee got hurt anyway’

Roxanne Modafferi was the biggest underdog on the entire UFC 246 card, entering the cage for her fight with Maycee Barber at +600.
Yet the 39-fight veteran got the job done …read more

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MMA rankings report: The difficulty of dealing with Conor McGregor after UFC 246

You knew heading into UFC 246 that there would certainly be movement in the rankings coming out of it, but maybe there wasn’t as much as expected.
The first pay-per-view of …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Seven years after last title shot, Joseph Benavidez is still a title challenger – but how?

LAS VEGAS – When Joseph Benavidez takes on Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC on ESPN+ 27, it’ll be the third time the perennial contender has challenged for the promotion’s flyweight title.
In …read more

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PHOTO | David Branch has completely transformed since leaving UFC

In September of 2019, former two-division World Series of Fighting champion David Branch was released by the UFC after receiving a two-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).
Since …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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Illegal Stream Backfires On UFC Pirate

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Well, that was awkward.
Looks like one illegal streamer didn’t want to pay for the UFC 246 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Sat. …read more

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