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EXCLUSIVE | Alberto Del Rio opens up on plans for MMA comeback in Combate Americas

Alberto Del Rio is perhaps best known for his stints in the WWE ring, but the former pro wrestler has also had quite a bit of success in the martial …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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USADA says ‘technical issue’ led to disappearance of recent Brock Lesnar test sample

Last week, we got what appeared to be some shenanigans from USADA involving former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar where we saw the disappearance of one …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | Alberto Del Rio previews tonight’s Copa Combate one-night, eight-man tournament

Combate Americas is one of the fastest-growing MMA promotions in the world. In fact, according to WWE legend and Combate Americas announcer Alberto Del Rio, the Hispanic MMA powerhouse now …read more

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Former WWE champion ‘Jack Swagger’ to make MMA debut at Bellator 214

“Jack Swagger” is officially booked for his arrival in the Bellator cage.
The former WWE superstar, whose real name is Jake Hager, will make his MMA debut when he fights J.W. …read more

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Posted on December 3, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Ex-WWE star Jake Hager announces pro debut at Bellator 214 vs. J.W. Kiser

In November 2017, Bellator made a big announcement with the signing of former WWE star Jake Hager, known as “Jack Swagger.”
But despite initial thinking that he’d make his profesional MMA …read more

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CM Punk talks MMA commentary, fighting future, Logan Paul, reports of a new wrestling promotion, more

CM Punk is a busy guy and he’s adding another gig to his résumé next month.
The former WWE champion and current UFC fighter will be on the broadcast team for …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Former WWE Star Alberto Del Rio Planning To Fight In MMA Next Year

Former Impact and WWE star Alberto Del Rio (née Alberto Rodriguez) is looking to return to the cage next year. The 40-year-old spoke to Busted Open Radio recently and expressed …read more

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WWE’s Becky Lynch on Conor McGregor: ‘I’d break that bond, and his arm’

Becky Lynch and Conor McGregor are both Irish, but “The Man” says she’s break Conor’s arm if he ever got near her. If you’re not much of a pro …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington names his ideal tag team partner for potential WWE debut

Colby Covington is the UFC’s interim welterweight champion. At present he’s hoping to fight current undisputed champion Tyron Woodley in early 2019 to unify the belts.
Once he’s done that, we …read more

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Conor McGregor teases teaming up with WWE star Becky Lynch

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor (21-4 MMA) is the self proclaimed “King” of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
While that may come off as sounding arrogant, there is no denying that …read more

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Paul Heyman offers to represent Conor McGregor in WWE — for a hefty piece of his income

Conor McGregor is more than just a fantastic fighter. The former UFC lightweight and featherweight champ is also a tremendous self-promoter, as evidenced by his many record-breaking paydays.
Given McGregor’s gift …read more

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Former WWE Superstar CM Punk Not Ready to Retire from MMA Yet

The UFC may be done with former WWE superstar CM Punk as a fighter but that doesn’t mean that he’s done with fighting. The 40-year old mixed martial arts hopeful …read more

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Posted on November 16, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Becky Lynch trashes Ronda Rousey for Holly Holm loss: ‘You hid for a year under your blankie’

Ronda Rousey’s UFC career is soundly in the rear-view, as she’s now firmly embedded as a member of the WWE roster. Even in this new role, however, she can not …read more

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VanZant meets Stephanie McMahon, talks ‘huge potential’ for WWE move

UFC’s Paige VanZant says WWE is a “very athletic entertainment industry which would suit me”. Paige VanZant is currently set to face Rachael Ostovich on the UFC’s debut on ESPN+ …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2018, 12:46 pm By
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Paige VanZant Believes She Has Crossover Appeal With WWE

Paige VanZant feels there’s an opportunity for some crossover with the WWE. VanZant is a UFC women’s flyweight and has had seven fights under the UFC banner. She’s gone 4-3 …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Paige VanZant feels she has ‘huge potential for a crossover’ to WWE

Former UFC strawweight contender Paige VanZant is currently gearing up for a January flyweight scrap with Hawaii’s Rachael Ostovich. The bout will be part of the UFC’s first-ever card on …read more

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CM Punk joins Cage Fury Fighting Championship as a commentator

To put it bluntly, Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ MMA career did not go well. The former WWE star is now hoping commentary will be a better fit.
Punk made his MMA …read more

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Posted on November 9, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Report: Lesnar signs new WWE deal, likely scraps Cormier title fight

Brock Lesnar has reportedly signed a new WWE deal that likely closes the door on the talked about heavyweight title fight against Brock Lesnar. After a successful maiden title …read more

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Brock Lesnar signs new deal with WWE, allowed to take one UFC fight

WWE star and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will indeed be returning to the Octagon at some point in the future. But he’ll also be staying in the ring.
A …read more

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Posted on November 8, 2018, 12:46 am By
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Brock Lesnar’s new WWE deal may lead to Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 3

After a busy week at UFC 230, even with the headlines focusing mainly on Daniel Cormier’s heavyweight title defense against Derrick Lewis and Jon Jones’ return from his latest suspension …read more

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Brendan Schaub explains why Brock Lesnar is a tougher test for Daniel Cormier than Derrick Lewis was

Daniel Cormier’s planned heavyweight title super fight with former UFC heavyweight champ and WWE star Brock Lesnar is unanimously expected to be a box office smash, but not everybody is …read more

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Daniel Cormier to Jon Jones: ‘Who Are You to Grant Me Anything?’

Daniel Cormier has targeted the final fight of his career for next year against WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar but until the day he hangs up …read more

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