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UFC Poland results: Darren Till stops Donald Cerrone in opening round

Darren Till never had a UFC main event before headlining Saturday’s UFC Poland card against Donald Cerrone.
But if Liverpool, England native had any sort nerves going into the welterweight bout, …read more

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UFC Gdansk results: Darren Till wipes out Donald Cerrone in a round

Darren Till solidified himself as a welterweight contender with a first-round TKO win over Donald Cerrone in the UFC Gdansk main event. The UFC Fight Night: Gdansk main event in …read more

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UFC Fight Night 118 Results: Darren Till stops Donald Cerrone in Round 1 (VIDEO)

A key welterweight scrap featuring Donald Cerrone taking on Darren Till served as the main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 118 card in Gdansk, Poland.
Round one begins and Till …read more

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UFC Gdansk live blog: Donald Cerrone vs. Darren Till

This is the UFC Gdansk live blog for Donald Cerrone vs. Darren Till, a welterweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland.
Cerrone, who has …read more

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VIDEO | Mike Perry Predicts He’ll Treat Ponzinibbio Like He Did Gunnar Nelson

Mike Perry just cracked into the bottom of the welterweight rankings like he’s been cracking his opponents, now his next fight is against ninth-ranked Santiago Ponzinibbio. The hard-hitting contender will …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2017, 3:46 pm By
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UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till live results, discussion, play by play

Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Gdansk, which will be headlined by a welterweight fight between Donald Cerrone and Darren Till. Join us today on Bloody Elbow …read more

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UFC Gdansk predictions

The UFC will be hosting its second event in Poland, and it has brought a decent card packed with European talent. Headlining UFC Gdansk is a welterweight bout between former …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2017, 11:16 am By
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Report: Kamaru Usman and Emil Meek slated for welterweight clash at UFC 219

The good news for Kamaru Usman is that he got a fight. The bad news is that it’s not the ranked foe he wanted.
Instead, Usman is now set to meet …read more

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Fight Night Gdansk: Weigh-in Results

Fight Night: Cerrone vs Till, which is headlined by the welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Darren Till, airs live on FIGHT PASS on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 3pm ET …read more

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UFC Fight Night 118 predictions, preview, and analysis

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to UFC Fight Pass tomorrow (Sat., Oct. 21, 2017) with the UFC Fight Night 118 mixed martial arts (MMA) event featuring a welterweight main event …read more

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BREAKING | Kamaru Usman Booked For a Big Scrap At UFC 219

With seven welterweight match-ups booked from now until the end of the year, it was curious that Kamaru Usman became the odd man out. He didn’t find it that confusing …read more

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VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Breaks Down Rafael dos Anjos and Robbie Lawler’s Fight

Say what you will about Tyron Woodley, but you can’t deny the man his due. He took the welterweight title away from Robbie Lawler in just over two minutes. Since …read more

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UFC Fight Night 118 weigh-in video results for ‘Cerrone vs Till’ in Gdansk

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to UFC Fight Pass tomorrow (Sat., (Oct. 21, 2017) with the UFC Fight Night 118 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which features a welterweight main …read more

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UFC Gdansk weigh-in video, results

At the UFC Gdansk weigh-ins, all 24 fighters taking part in Saturday’s fights will hit the scale.
Headliners Donald Cerrone and Darren Till will look to make the welterweight limit of …read more

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Warlley Alves coming into UFC Gdansk after a pair of losses outside the cage, too

Warlley Alves had a year to be forgotten in 2016, but he refuses to see it that way.
Once seen as one of the greatest prospects in the welterweight division after …read more

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Bellator MMA’s Michael Page to make pro boxing debut on Friday

Michael “Venom” Page will jump into the pro boxing ring on Friday night in his native England. Bellator welterweight striker Michael Page hasn’t fought in MMA in almost a year, …read more

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Dana White says adding weight classes will not solve weight cutting issues

The Association of Boxing Commissions recently approved the introduction of four new weight classes to professional Mixed Martial Arts. A 165 pound super lightweight division, 175 pound super welterweight division, …read more

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Video: Boxer kisses opponent, gets face slapped during media staredown

Well that’s a fine how-do-you-do.
Norwegian unified welterweight world champion Cecilia Braekhus was kissed by Swedish challenger Mikaela Lauren during their media face off earlier this week, designed to promote this …read more

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Darren Till: I’m a Fan of Donald Cerrone, But I am Going to Knock Him Out

Darren Till respects Donald Cerrone, but he plans on finishing him this Saturday (Oct. 21). Till battles Cerrone inside the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland. The welterweight scrap will headline …read more

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Dana White Doesn’t Believe Georges St-Pierre Would Retire After a Loss at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre has been very candid about his return to fighting.
The former nine-time defending welterweight champion had been out of action for nearly four years before committing to a new …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2017, 12:16 pm By
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Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till Fantasy Cheat Sheet

The UFC’s return to Poland this weekend will be highlighted by a welterweight showdown as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone returns against undefeated prospect Darren Till. Till has been anxious about getting …read more

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Tyron Woodley on Georges St-Pierre: ‘I Think I’ve Surpassed Him’

Tyron Woodley believes he has surpassed Georges St-Pierre’s legacy at welterweight and wants to prove it. St-Pierre is known as the most dominant welterweight in the history of mixed martial …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie rankings, Oct. 17: Will UFC-Gdansk cause a welterweight shake-up?

The UFC heads to Poland this week, kicking off a run of nine straight weekends with fight cards, and much could change in divisional landscapes over that time.
It starts in …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima Want These MMA Techniques Legalized

Rory MacDonald has moved on from the UFC and has set his sites on Bellator gold. In January, he’ll take on their welterweight champion Douglas Lima in January. Both fighters …read more

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Watch Donald Cerrone Blast Rick Story (UFC Poland Free Fight)

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Donald Cerrone will be making his seventh consecutive UFC start at welterweight at UFC Fight Night 118 on Saturday, Oct. 21 in Gdansk, Poland. He’ll square off with …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2017, 1:16 am By
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LFA 24 Results: Frincu vs. Millender

MMA Fighting has LFA 24 results for the Frincu vs. Millender fight card Friday night from the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Ariz.
In the main event, welterweight up-and-comers Matthew Frincu and …read more

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Erick Silva vs. Jordan Mein added to UFC on FOX 26

The flurry of additions to UFC on FOX 26 continued into Friday afternoon, as a welterweight tilt between exciting veterans Erick Silva and Jordan Mein was officially announced for the …read more

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Dana White: Robbie Lawler-Rafael dos Anjos winner will fight Tyron Woodley for the title

UFC president Dana White said Friday that the winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos will be welterweight champ Tyron Woodley’s next title challenger. It sounds like Robbie Lawler …read more

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Video: Michael Bisping, Georges St-Pierre verbally clash after UFC 217 press conference - ‘I’ll break your f*cking jaw’

The bad blood is really beginning to boil between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. As the two mainstream stars gear up for their main …read more

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Georges St-Pierre frightened a child in post-press conference altercation with Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre apparently didn’t get everything off their chests at today’s UFC 217 news conference in Toronto.
After spending nearly 30 minutes …read more

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UFC 217 video: Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre have another intense staredown

Watch the latest staredown between middleweight champion Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre. We’re just three weeks away from the return of welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre, as the Canadian star looks …read more

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Colby Covington interview: ‘I’m going to sleep Demian Maia’

The UFC’s #8 welterweight, Colby Covington, spoke with Bloody Elbow to discuss his UFC Sao Paulo bout with Demian Maia, goals to get the belt before the end of 2018, …read more

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Michael Bisping vs Georges St-Pierre staredown video from UFC 217 press conference in Toronto

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder Michael Bisping will headline the upcoming UFC 217 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event against former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, who returns from …read more

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Jake Matthews announces return to welterweight for fight vs. Bojan Velickovic at UFC-Sydney

Jake Matthews will fight in front of his home fans again, and he’ll do so in his original weight class.
Matthews (10-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will move back up to welterweight …read more

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Tyron Woodley Fires Back at Rafael dos Anjos Suggesting an Interim Title Fight

With three title defenses over the past 12 months, welterweight king Tyron Woodley knows his championship status has been earned.
Still that didn’t stop former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos from …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos says Robbie Lawler fight should be for interim welterweight title

Former UFC champion Rafael dos Anjos thinks his welterweight bout against Robbie Lawler should be for the interim title. Rafael dos Anjos wants the interim welterweight title wrapped around his …read more

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Tyron Woodley shuts down Rafael dos Anjos’ call for an interim welterweight title

It was a nice try, Rafael. But Tyron Woodley just shut down whatever discussion there was on a 170 pound interim belt. Say what you will about Tyron Woodley’s recent …read more

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Latest UFC Fight Night 122 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Silva vs Gastelum’ on Nov. 25 in Shanghai

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to mixed martial arts (MMA) to throw hands against welterweight import Kelvin Gastelum at the upcoming UFC Fight Night …read more

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BREAKING | UFC on Fox 26 in Winnipeg gets massive welterweight headliner

UFC on Fox 26, which goes down on December 16 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, now has a headliner – and it is absolute dynamite.
In one corner, we’ll have former UFC …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2017, 4:46 pm By
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Darren Till plans to call out another top welterweight right after he beats “Cowboy”

On October 21, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Poland, rising British welterweight Darren Till will face the biggest test of his career in Donald “Cowboy” …read more

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Johny Hendricks is loving training at Jackson-Winkeljohn's in New Mexico

The former welterweight champion has all the training partners he needs to prepare for his UFC 217 fight in November. Johny Hendricks is hoping a training camp at the infamous …read more

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Kevin Lee’s Coach Isn’t Sold on Move up to Welterweight

Kevin Lee may have expressed interest in a move up to welterweight, but his coach isn’t thrilled with the idea. Lee fell short in his bid to capture the interim …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2017, 12:46 am By
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Video: UFC 217 ‘Bisping vs. St-Pierre’ Extended Preview

On November 4, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping defends his title against former welterweight titleholder Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217. The event takes place from Madison Square Garden in New …read more

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Not so fast! Kevin Lee’s head coach not sold on move to welterweight after brutal weight cut at UFC 216

It took Kevin Lee two attempts to hit his mark for his interim Lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson, which went down last weekend (Sat., Oct. 7, 2017) in Las …read more

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Condit agrees with Woodley’s critics: ‘You gotta try to put your opponent out’

Carlos Condit agrees with the criticisms thrown at Tyron Woodley for not being able to decisively win his recent fights. Prior to his stint as the undisputed welterweight champion, …read more

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Still over 200 lbs and “eating a lot,” Johny Hendricks shares weight-cut plan for UFC 217

After struggling to make the welterweight division’s 171-pound limit on several occasions, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks elected to head north to the UFC middleweight division, where his weight …read more

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Chidi Njokuani to face Hisaki Kato in a middleweight bout at Bellator 189

Chidi Njokuani is jumping up a division to put his weight cutting troubles behind him and get back on the winning track.
The former welterweight is headed to middleweight to face …read more

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Carlos Condit understands Tyron Woodley's critics: 'This is show business'

The returning welterweight opened up on division champion Tyron Woodley leading up to his return at UFC 219. At a time when more and more fighters are starting to play …read more

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7-time UFC vet Cody McKenzie aims for Venator FC gold in 4-man, single-night tourney

“The AK Kid” will soon look to claim a welterweight title previously held by two current UFC signees.
Italy’s Venator FC recently announced that “The Ultimate Fighter 12” cast member Cody …read more

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Stephen Thompson looking ahead to potential interim title fight with Robbie Lawler

While he’s preparing for a top tier welterweight bout against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 217, ‘Wonderboy’ already has his sights set a little further down the road. It’s one thing …read more

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Stephen Thompson Wants an Interim Welterweight Title Shot Against Robbie Lawler

Stephen Thompson is returning in a dangerous scrap with welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal, but he has his eyes set on bigger things. He’s had two shots at Tyron Woodley’s title, …read more

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Video: Check out the official trailer for UFC 217 featuring Georges St-Pierre, Michael Bisping

On Saturday, the UFC released the official trailer for the upcoming UFC 217 pay-per-view featuring the return of welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre, who steps up to the 185-lb division to …read more

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UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre ‘Battle Cry’ Trailer Unveiled

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The UFC is building up to what is, thus far, it’s biggest event of the year.
Former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is returning from a four-year hiatus to …read more

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Kevin Lee: It’s About Time For me to go up in Weight

Kevin Lee may be moving up to the welterweight division. Last night (Oct. 7), Lee took on Tony Ferguson for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title. The bout …read more

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Michael Chandler entertaining welterweight move; Primus, Freire respond

Former Bellator champ Michael Chandler might be headed to the welterweight division. Brent Primus, who beat Chandler to win the 155-pound title in June, and top lightweight Patricky “Pitbull” Freire …read more

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Chris Gruetzemacher, Davi Ramos Set for Bout at UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno

Chris Gruetzemacher will square off against Davi Ramos in a welterweight duel at UFC Fight Night 123. …read more

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Condit returns at UFC 219 to face Magny

T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will be the site of the long-awaited comeback of former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, as “The Natural Born Killer” returns to face Neil Magny …read more

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Carlos Condit Returns to Face Neil Magny at UFC 219 in Las Vegas

“The Natural Born Killer” is back.
Carlos Condit has officially booked his return fight at UFC 219 as he faces Neil Magny in a welterweight bout on the card taking place …read more

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Carlos Condit vs. Neil Magny set for UFC 219

The return of “The Natural Born Killer” is set.
Former WEC welterweight champion and UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit will meet Neil Magny on Dec. 30 at UFC 219. The …read more

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Report: Alex Oliveira takes on Yancy Medeiros at UFC 218

Welterweights Alex Oliveira and Yancy Medeiros will reportedly meet at UFC 218 in Detroit, on December 2. A pair of exciting welterweight contestants has been added to upcoming UFC 218, …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Wants Tyron Woodley Not Kamaru Usman

Rafael dos Anjos’ run in the welterweight division much like his former opponent “Cowboy” Donald Cerrone. He’s taken out Tarec Saffiedine and Neil Magny, and he’s not even close to …read more

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The latest 'UFC Unfiltered' podcast features an epic troll of Matt Serra that simply must be heard

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFCAs one half of the hosting talent for the UFC’s official podcast, former welterweight champ Matt Serra is no stranger to offering a bit of …read more

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VIDEO | This MMA fighter is completely blind

Back in 2009, “The Black Mamba” Ronald Dlamini (6-3, 1 NC) became the first black MMA champion in the South African history, claiming the welterweight title in a reputable fight …read more

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Colby Covington: ‘I’m way too handsome to lose to a guy like Demian Maia’

Colby Covington is more than assured about his chances in his upcoming fight against Demian Maia. Welterweight contender Colby Covington has been an outspoken figure in the UFC, to …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi (still) obsessed with Conor McGregor’s empty ball sack

Sack up or back up.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor McGregor challenged former IBF junior welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi to a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight inside the Octagon, …read more

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Former champ Johny Hendricks announces move to Jackson-Wink MMA

It wasn’t all that long ago that Johny Hendricks stood out as the best welterweight alive.
After coming up short in a hotly-debated split decision opposite Georges St-Pierre, he captured welterweight …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos dismisses Kamaru Usman’s callout, wants Tyron Woodley next

Fresh off his first stoppage win at welterweight, Rafael dos Anjos wants no business with fighters ranked below him.
The former UFC lightweight champion needed less than four minutes to submit …read more

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Tyron Woodley explains why he respects Mike Perry more than any other welterweight contender

When UFC welterweight king Tyron Woodley looks over the jam-packed list of welterweight contenders, there’s one fighter on the list who has truly won his respect. That fighter is rising …read more

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Rory MacDonald Still Thinks Robbie Lawler Was ‘Taking Some Sh-t’

One of the best welterweights in the world now resides in Bellator, where he is about to challenge for the welterweight title. He’s not just content with earning the belt …read more

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Rory MacDonald expects competitive Bellator title fight vs. Douglas Lima – but also a finish

Filed under: Bellator, News, VideosAfter having little trouble getting past Paul Daley in his Bellator debut, Rory MacDonald believes his second promotional outing, against welterweight champion Douglas Lima, is going …read more

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UFC vet Kyle Noke unretires, announces MMA return: ‘I have that fire again’

Ten months after retiring, former UFC welterweight Kyle Noke is coming back to mixed martial arts. Kyle Noke is coming back to MMA.
The veteran welterweight said in a Thursday social …read more

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UFC 218 Update: Abdul Razak Alhassan, Sabah Homasi to Clash in Detroit on Dec. 2

Abdul Razak Alhassan will lock horns with Sabah Homasi in a welterweight contest at UFC 218 on Dec. 2. …read more

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Abdul Razak Alhassan faces Sabah Homasi at UFC 218 in Detroit

A pair of welterweight prospects will throw down at UFC 218 looking to rebound.
The UFC announced today that Abdul Razak Alhassan faces Sabah Homasi at the event, which takes place …read more

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Freddie Roach: Georges St-Pierre’s Punches Pack More Power Than Ever

Legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach is working with former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre for his return fight at UFC 217 against middleweight champion Michael Bisping.
Roach has worked with St-Pierre before, …read more

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Lima on ‘awkward’ MacDonald Bellator staredown: ‘I thought he was going to sell me an iPad’

Douglas Lima reflects on his first faceoff with his next opponent, Rory MacDonald. Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima has already proven that he can withstand top UFC 170-pounders coming to …read more

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Rory MacDonald Adds Light Heavyweight Gold to His Title Aspirations

Rory MacDonald isn’t just focused on welterweight and middleweight gold. On Jan. 20, MacDonald will take on Bellator welterweight title holder Douglas Lima inside The Forum in Inglewood, CA. It’ll …read more

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Rory MacDonald Eyes Titles in Three Bellator Divisions

Just a week ago, Bellator announced that recent UFC transplant Rory MacDonald would challenge Douglas Lima for the welterweight title early next year. A win would not only help MacDonald …read more

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Rory MacDonald vs. Ryan Bader? ‘The Red King’ wants gold in three Bellator divisions

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — One Bellator weight division isn’t enough to hold Rory MacDonald. The top welterweight fighter has lofty future plans — including a trip up to light heavyweight to …read more

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Bellator champ Douglas Lima makes a Steve Jobs comment about opponent Rory MacDonald

Over the weekend, Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima and former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald faced off for the first time ahead of their Bellator title fight. The welterweight title …read more

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Michael Bisping could fight Daniel Cormier after UFC 217

On November 4, in the main event of the absurdly stacked UFC 217, UFC middleweight king Michael Bisping will attempt to defend his title opposite returning former welterweight champ Georges …read more

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What hits like a heavyweight, but moves like a welterweight? A driven Derrick Lewis, apparently

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosWith six knockout wins featured among his past eight UFC fights, Derrick Lewis has been one of the most menacing presences in the heavyweight …read more

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Michael Bisping has spies watching GSP, promises first-round KO at UFC 217

Filed under: News, UFCUFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping (30-7 MMA, 20-7 UFC) puts his belt on the line against former welterweight title holder and all-time MMA great Georges St-Pierre (25-2 …read more

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Luke Rockhold has a grim outlook on the middleweight title situation

On November 4, in the main event of the absurdly stacked UFC 217, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will defend his title against returning former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. The …read more

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Matt Brown is retiring, but he won’t be exiting the USADA testing pool

On November 11, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Norfolk, welterweight brawler Matt Brown will partake in his final fight. His opponent will be former UFC …read more

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Kamaru Usman Questions if Being African Prevents the UFC From Promoting Him

TUF 21 winner and streaking welterweight prospect Kamaru Usman wants answers on why he is not being pushed harder by the promotion Having recently knocked out Sergio Moraes to keep …read more

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Miesha Tate explains why she’d favor Conor McGregor in fight against GSP

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is the biggest star in MMA today. Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who is returning to action for a middleweight title fight with Michael Bisping …read more

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David Rickels vs. Brennan Ward among new additions to Bellator 185 on Oct. 20

The next major Bellator event is shaping up to be a good one with the additional of several new fights, including a welterweight bout between longtime promotional veterans David Rickels …read more

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Anderson Silva vs Kelvin Gastelum staredown video from UFC Shanghai media day

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to mixed martial arts (MMA) to throw hands against welterweight import Kelvin Gastelum at the upcoming UFC Fight Night …read more

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Main Event Set for Cage Warriors 87 With Lewis Long vs. Roberto Soldic

Lewis Long will headline Cage Warriors 87 next month in a welterweight contest against Roberto Soldic. The event takes place October 14 from the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales and …read more

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Lewis Long gets headliner homecoming vs. Roberto Soldic at Cage Warriors 87

Cage Warriors’ return to Wales next month has a welterweight headliner.
Welsh fan favorite Lewis Long (15-4) will be featured in the main event at Cage Warriors 87 against promotional newcomer …read more

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Lorenz Larkin issues statement following KO loss to Paul Daley

The highly anticipated welterweight scrap between knockout artists Lorenz Larkin and Paul Daley took place last night at Bellator 183.
Unfortunately for fans of “Da Monsoon”, after a strong opening round …read more

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Rory MacDonald and his glorious turtleneck threw shade at Douglas Lima during first face-off

One of the most anticipated title fights in Bellator history will kick off the organization’s 2018 schedule when welterweight champion Douglas Lima meets Rory MacDonald.
A fight between Lima (29-6 MMA, …read more

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Bellator 183 Results: Paul Daley KO’s Lorenz Larkin (VIDEO)

A highly anticipated welterweight showdown between knockout artists Lorenz Larkin and Paul Daley served as the co-main event of tonight’s Bellator 183 fight card.
Round one begins and both men are …read more

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LFA 23 Results: James Nakashima Takes Gold, Andrea Lee Retains

LFA 23 has wrapped up and a new welterweight champion has been crowned. Last night (Sept. 22), the event was held inside the Bossier City Hotel Casino & Hotel in …read more

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Tactical, upbeat prelims deliver four close decisions at Saitama

NAKAMURA vs MORONOFourteen years into his pro career, welterweight veteran Keita Nakamura continues to show new wrinkles in his MMA game, as he held off the charge of Texas prospect …read more

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VIDEO | Chaos breaks out between Lorenz Larkin and Paul Daley at Bellator weigh ins

Two of the most feared welterweight strikers in the world will go to war tomorrow night at Bellator 183 when Paul Daley squares off with Lorenz Larkin.
The knockout artists squared …read more

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Chaos erupts between Lorenz Larkin, Paul Daley at Bellator 183 weigh-ins

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, VideosSAN JOSE, Calif. – Lorenz Larkin has made no secret about his disdain for Paul Daley in the lead-up to their welterweight clash at Bellator …read more

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Paul Daley, Lorenz Larkin have to be pulled apart after Bellator 183 weigh-in scuffle

The bad blood between Paul Daley and Lorenz Larkin boiled over at Friday’s weigh-ins for Bellator 183.
Daley and Larkin will collide in a battle of welterweight strikers in Saturday’s co-main …read more

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Why tonight's LFA 23 title headliner could be a '5-round blistering, bloody slugfest'

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosWe’ve got two grapplers in tonight’s LFA 23 main event, and one of them knows it could produce a perhaps-unexpected result.
Reigning welterweight champion Derrick …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Would ‘Slap Up’ Michael Bisping for a McDonald’s Meal

Slated to fight welterweight contender Stephen Thompson at UFC 217, it’s a middleweight that Jorge Masvidal has on his mind. Not just any middleweight, but one he will share that …read more

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