Blachowicz Forced Out Of Rakic Fight At UFC Columbus

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Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) return to Columbus, Ohio just took a huge hit after losing its main event. According to …read more

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Chael Sonnen has all charges dismissed in battery case

‘The Bad Guy’ stays undefeated. Chael Sonnen is one of the most beloved figures in MMA. So, when he was hit with five citations relating to an accusation of battery …read more

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Hermansson’s Strickland Game Plan: Hit Him & Make It A Quick Night

UFC middleweight contender Jack Hermansson is hoping to avoid a long night at UFC Vegas 47 by finishing Sean Strickland inside the opening two rounds.

For the third time in as …read more

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UFC on ESPN 33 Loses Blachowicz-Rakic Headliner; Gains Neil Magny vs. Max Griffin

The next Ultimate Fighting Championship card on ESPN has lost its headliner. …read more

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Shooting hoops and smacking pads: Bellator 273 open workouts video highlights

PHOENIX – Footprint Center will host MMA action Saturday, but Thursday it was the scene of the Bellator 273 open workouts.
Unlike other open workouts, didn’t solely include fighters smacking pads …read more

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Video: Kevin Lee, Diego Sanchez face off ahead of 165-pound bout set for Eagle FC 46

MIAMI – Two former UFC stars are set to meet inside the Eagle FC cage at an upcoming event.
Kevin Lee and Diego Sanchez will throw down at Eagle FC 46, …read more

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Florida (yes, Florida) rejects Bare Knuckle FC’s booking of Melvin Guillard fight

Melvin Guillard at a UFC London weigh-in in 2014. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

…Seriously, even Florida said no. It …read more

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Aspinall: Jones’ Heavyweight Transition Will Be Harder Than People Think

UFC heavyweight contender Tom Aspinall doesn’t think it’ll be a walk in the park for Jon Jones in his planned move to heavyweight in 2022.

Aspinall is widely regarded as one …read more

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Jessica Andrade Set for Strawweight Return Against Amanda Lemos Atop April 23 UFC Card

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight champ Jessica Andrade is moving back to her old stomping grounds of 115 pounds. …read more

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Neil Magny finally gets a fight, meets Max Griffin at UFC Columbus

Neil Magny has been asking for a fight. Now he has one, but it’s not against Khamzat Chimaev.
Enter Max Griffin. In a welterweight fight March 26 in Columbus, Ohio, Magny …read more

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Battery Charges Against Sonnen Dismissed By Court

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Chael Sonnen is breathing a little easier today after the misdemeanor battery charges levied against stemming from an incident in Las …read more

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ONE: ‘Only The Brave’ Preview

ONE: “Only the Brave” has lost two main events to COVID-19 at the time of writing and will now be headlined by a featherweight kickboxing Grand Prix semifinal. Sittichai Sitsongpeenong …read more

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Dana White Dismisses ‘Idiots,’ Claims Absence After UFC 270 Headliner Not Disrespectful

Ultimate Fighting Championship head Dana White is adamant that there was nothing to read from his nonappearance at the end of UFC 270. …read more

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Chael Sonnen has all charges dismissed in misdemeanor battery case in Las Vegas

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Misdemeanor battery charges against Chael Sonnen were dismissed in a Las Vegas court on Thursday.
According to online court records, the …read more

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Chael Sonnen Has All Misdemeanor Battery Charges Dismissed

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen had all charges dismissed after an alleged hotel brawl in Las Vegas last month.

TMZ Sports was among the first to report the initial news …read more

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Brandon Moreno respects Henry Cejudo, but calls cornering of Deiveson Figueiredo an act of ‘revenge’

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Brandon Moreno has a theory on why he saw Henry Cejudo in his opponent’s corner at UFC 270.
The former two-division …read more

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Florida Commission Bars Melvin Guillard From BKFC Bout Due to ‘Serious Concern’ in Health

Times are tough for 38-year-old combat sports veteran Melvin Guillard. …read more

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Benson Henderson wanted fastest route back to title shot – and he drew Islam Mamedov

PHOENIX – Benson Henderson says he asked Scott Coker for an opponent who would get him closest to a title shot.
Despite losing three in a row, former WEC and UFC …read more

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Where Da Fook Is That Guy?

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Jeremy Stephens has parted ways with UFC.
The 35 year-old “Lil’ Heathen” completed the final fight on his …read more

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Jeremy Stephens makes UFC exit

Jeremy Stephens reacts to his loss to Mateusz Gamrot. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

‘Lil’ Heathen’ exits the UFC on the back of a …read more

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Miesha Tate Will Be A Contestant On Celebrity Big Brother

Miesha Tate will be a member of the Celebrity Big Brother cast for season 3.

The former UFC champion will be joining other celebrities as a “house guest” on the upcoming …read more

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34-Fight UFC Vet Jeremy Stephens Enters Free Agency After Finishing Contract

After over 14 years with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, longtime staple Jeremy Stephens is moving on. …read more

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Jake Paul wants to start fighter union, plans to continue ‘disrupting’ Dana White’s business

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Jake Paul will continue to do anything and everything possible to go after UFC president Dana White.
That’s the latest message …read more

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Cat Zingano Accuses Cris Cyborg Of Dodging Drug Tests

Bellator fighter and former UFC title challenger Cat Zingano thinks Cris “Cyborg” Justino may be doping again ahead of their potential fight.

Zingano hasn’t fought since her first-round submission over Olivia …read more

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How competition lured Rashad Evans out of retirement: 'Why leave anything left on the table?'

MIAMI – Rashad Evans is a UFC Hall of Famer with nothing left to prove. So why come back?
Evans (19-8-1) hung up his gloves following a knockout loss to Anthony …read more

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Jake Paul aims to do more than just agitate Dana White: 'I want to create a fighters union'

Whether you want to call Jake Paul the proverbial fly in the ointment or say he’s simply poking the bear, the YouTube star-turned-professional-boxer wants to be taken seriously when he …read more

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MMA veteran Jeremy Stephens parts ways with the UFC

Jeremy Stephens, 35, an American professional mixed martial artist who competed in the  featherweight division before returning to lightweight in 2021, just announced he will be parting ways with the …read more

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Francis Ngannou isn’t budging at all after retaining his UFC heavyweight title this past weekend.
This week on Between the Links, the panel will discuss Ngannou’s title defense at #UFC270, his …read more

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Not-Beholden Paul Creating Fighter’s Union

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Jake Paul may not be climbing back into the boxing ring anytime soon, but the social media star still plans …read more

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Dana White wants to make Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou in 2022

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been teasing a move to heavyweight for the past couple of years. He’s posted training photos and videos of him adding muscle …read more

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‘I don’t want to get in the way of my brother’s rematch’ - Patricky Pitbull dismisses AJ McKee fight

Patricky Pitbull knocked out Peter Queally to win the Bellator lightweight title at Bellator 270. | Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images

The Bellator …read more

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We’re re-watching Santos vs. Walker... help!

MMA Depressed-us | June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back and watching the best of the worst of MMA history from around …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Parts Ways With The UFC, Ending 15-Year Run

Longtime UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens has left the organization.

After 14 years with the UFC, Jeremy Stephens left the promotion. The news of his departure was first announced by UFC …read more

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Photos: Eagle FC 44 official weigh-ins

Check out these photos from the Eagle FC official weigh-ins on Thursday morning in Miami. (Photos courtesy of Eagle FC) …read more

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The Fedor mixtape: Watch 'The Last Emperor' ball up with Russian teammates on Phoenix Suns floor

PHOENIX – For years, Fedor Ememlianenko was considered by many to be the greatest to ever do it inside an MMA cage.
But how about on the basketball court? You be …read more

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Week 4 of PFL Challenger Series Draws Featherweights on March 11

The Professional Fighters League Challenger Series continues to set events for this year, with the next on the docket coming between featherweights. …read more

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Miesha Tate joins the cast of Celebrity Big Brother

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate will be part of the new season of the CBS reality series Celebrity Big Brother.

Tate made the announcement on Wednesday via …read more

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Eagle FC 44 weigh-in results: Spong-Kharitonov, Evans-Checco official

The weigh-ins are in the books for Eagle FC’s first visit to the U.S.
Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, now a promoter, has Eagle FC 44 set for FLXcast Arena …read more

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Chimaev Blasts Usman After LHW Contemplations: “I’m The King Here”

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev doesn’t want Kamaru Usman to go anywhere after his past idea of moving up to light heavyweight.

Chimaev is awaiting his next opponent in the Octagon after …read more

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Brazil military police battalion to raffle off gun to help pay for surgery of Invicta FC fighter Faelly Vitoria

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Brazilian strawweight prospect Faelly Vitoria needs to go under the knife to fix a complete ACL tear in her left knee …read more

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Gaethje Betting Underdog Against Oliveira

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UFC lightweight action fighter Justin Gaethje will challenge reigning 155-pound titleholder Charles Oliveira for the division strap at the upcoming …read more

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Eagle FC 44 Weigh-in Results: Kharitonov Under Heavyweight Limit on 2nd Attempt

The card for Eagle FC’s North American debut is set after a weird, yet fairly uneventful, weigh-in ceremony. …read more

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Jeremy Stephens parts ways with UFC after 34 fights

Jeremy Stephens, photo cred: Esther Lin/SPORTSFILE | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jeremy Stephens is no longer part of the UFC roster, multiple people with knowledge …read more

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Fernand Lopez says he warned Ciryl Gane that Francis Ngannou’s alleged knee injury could be “bait” ahead of UFC 270

Francis Ngannou squared off with Ciryl Gane last Saturday at UFC 270 in Anaheim, California. The headliner event between the two resulted in Ngannou retaining the heavyweight belt. It was …read more

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Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano official for April 30th

Katie Taylor after her December 2021 win over Firuza Sharipova. | Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

The women’s boxing superfight is now official. The …read more

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Jeremy Stephens no longer on UFC roster after 14 years

Jeremy Stephens is no longer on the UFC roster.
One of the longest-tenured fighters in the promotion’s history, Stephens (28-19 MMA, 15-18 UFC) became a free agent after his most recent …read more

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Eagle FC Weigh-In Results

Eagle Fight Club held its early (and official) weigh ins this morning for the upcoming Eagle FC 44: “Spong vs. Kharitonov” MMA event, which …read more

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Dana White lauds Francis Ngannou's 'genius' game plan to wrestle Ciryl Gane at UFC 270

Dana White and Francis Ngannou may not be on the best of terms, but that didn’t stop the UFC president from praising his performance.
After being down two rounds on a …read more

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Jake Paul unloads on Dana White for the “lies and disrespect” he’s shown Francis Ngannou: “It’s time for everyone to say F*ck Dana”

Jake Paul, never a man for lack of words, has sided with Fancis Ngannou concerning his ongoing contract dispute with Dana White and the UFC. Paul has previously criticized Dana …read more

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Tanner Boser vs. Rodrigo Nascimento booked for April 23 UFC card, Jessica Andrade vs. Amanda Lemos set as main event

Tanner Boser is coming off a stoppage victory over Ovince St. Preux. | Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

Tanner Boser and Rodrigo Nascimento will collide in …read more

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We Got Next: Vanessa Demopoulos, Victor Henry, Matt Frevola and Pat Downey

UFC strawweight Vanessa Demopoulos had an unforgettable night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. this past Saturday.
Demopoulos (5:08) kicks off this week’s edition of We Got Next to recap …read more

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Cormier Expects Covington/Masvidal To Be Closer Than Many Think

Daniel Cormier feels the upcoming fight between Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal will be a close one.

There is an exciting welterweight fight looming. Former title challengers Colby Covington and …read more

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Lopez: Usman told me to ‘move on’ from Ngannou beef

Fernand Lopez celebrating with Ciryl Gane at UFC 205. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Fernand Lopez and his former student Francis Ngannou have had …read more

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Where We Stand: Flyweight Division | January 2022

The Flyweight Title Changed Hands Once Again At UFC 270, And A Historic Grudge Match Might Have Not Reached Its Conclusion
Read the Full Article Here
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The 10 Best UFC Fight To Happen In Houston

Take A Look At The Best Fights To Ever Go Down In Houston, Texas.
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Blood Diamond Wants To Make His Name Unforgettable

UFC Debutant-To-Be Blood Diamond Hopes To Make His Mark Early Amongst His City Kickboxing Teammates At UFC 271
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Florida commission denies Melvin Guillard BKFC booking, ABC urges promotion to reevaluate roster

Melvin Guillard will fight in the Bellator 171 main event Friday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Melvin Guillard will not be competing at BKFC’s …read more

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Manager Ali Abdelaziz: PFL frontrunner to sign Kayla Harrison, but deal is not done

MIAMI – It looks like Kayla Harrison will stay put at PFL, however the deal is not yet complete.
The two-time PFL women’s lightweight champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist in …read more

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‘Cupcake’ Joins Celebrity Big Brother (Video)

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Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is making her return to reality television after joining the Season 3 cast …read more

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Sean O’Malley Uninterested In Sparring With Sean Strickland

Sean “Sugar” O’Malley believes a training session with Sean “Tarzan” Strickland is bad for his health.

If you keep up with the fighters on social media, you know that O’Malley …read more

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Ryan Bader likely done fighting at 205, plans to remain focused on heavyweight moving forward

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Ryan Bader may have already fought at 205 pounds for the final time.
As he prepares to defend his heavyweight …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev sends a warning to Kamaru Usman following rumors of welterweight departure: “So you’re trying to change weight before I come for you?”

Khamzat Chimaev, (10-0 MMA), the welterweight force to be reckoned with, last fought in October 2021 at UFC 267, defeating Li Jingliang (18-7 MMA). Khamzat is currently training at the …read more

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PFL Challenger Series: Featherweight roster announced for March 11 event

The fighters have been revealed for a March 11 PFL Challenger Series event, and they’ll come from the featherweight division.
PFL’s eight-week series of prospects-based events will air on Fubo Sports …read more

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Vanessa Demopoulos says $50K bonus is massive after quitting job as a stripper, planned on jumping in Joe Rogan’s arms after the fight

Vanesa Demopoulos had an interesting UFC 270 fight, to say the least. Demopoulos was facing Silvana Juarez Gomez in her second fight and got dropped early and was nearly finished …read more

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Rodriguez to headline Invicta FC 46

Karina Rodriguez after she defeated Daiana Torquato at Invicta on AXS TV. | Dave Mandel/Invicta FC

The Invicta FC flyweight title will be on the line …read more

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Paddy Pimblett’s return vs. Kazula Vargas among additions to UFC London fight card

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Despite some early confusion, Paddy Pimblett’s sophomore octagon appearance is set.
Promotional officials announced on Thursday that Pimblett will face Kazula …read more

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Makhmud Muradov says he's out of UFC Fight Night 202 vs. Misha Cirkunov

UFC Fight Night 202 has taken a hit at light heavyweight.
Makhmud Muradov (25-7 MMA, 3-1 UFC) on Thursday said a hand injury has forced him out of his scheduled fight against …read more

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Ryan Bader open to Fedor Emelianenko rematch, but sees it as a lose-lose situation

PHOENIX – For Ryan Bader, there isn’t too much to gain from a Fedor Emelianenko rematch.
Bellator president Scott Coker revealed Emelianenko (40-6 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) hopes heavyweight champion Bader (28-7 …read more

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PFL’s Peter Murray Claims Claressa Shields Remains Committed To MMA

Claressa Shields will be back for the 2022 PFL season.

Olympic gold medalist boxer Claressa Shields will be continuing her journey in the world of mixed martial arts. Shields got …read more

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PFL announces featherweight roster for March 11 Challenger Series event

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The PFL on Thursday announced featherweights set to participate in a Challenger Series event set for March 11.
Eight 145-pound fighters will compete for …read more

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Commission Blocks Guillard’s Return To BKFC

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Melvin Guillard will not be fighting at BKFC “KnuckleMania 2” on Feb. 19 in Hollywood.
That’s because …read more

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Chimaev Folds Sparring Partner With Brutal Body Shot

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UFC welterweight phenom Khamzat Chimaev, who also competes at 185 pounds, blasted his way into the Top 15 of the …read more

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Khamzat tells Usman to stay put

Khamzat Chimaev during UFC 267. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Khamzat Chimaev is not a fan of a potential Usman vs. Blachowicz fight. UFC …read more

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Florida denies BKFC booking of Melvin Guillard over health concerns; ABC critical of 'fighter recycling'

Melvin Guillard won’t be fighting at BKFC: Knuckle Mania 2 after all.
The Florida Athletic Commission and executive director Patrick Cunningham have denied BKFC’s bout proposal for a Feb. 19 matchup …read more

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Zingano: Cyborg ‘Refusing To Drug Test’

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Former UFC women’s bantamweight title contender Cat Zingano will be making her return to the cage on March 11, but …read more

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Tyron Woodley praises Jake Paul’s ‘phenomenal punch,’ believes YouTuber ‘would literally f*ck a lot of y’all up’

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Tyron Woodley knows he made a huge mistake in his second fight with Jake Paul.
Their rematch in December ended disastrously …read more

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Dana White Now Open To Cejudo vs. Volkanovski Superfight

UFC President Dana White might be interested in a fight between Henry Cejudo and Alexander Volkanovski, that is if it can happen.

White mentioned the fight during a live Q&A session …read more

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Paddy Pimblett vs. Kazula Vargas added to UFC London on March 19

Paddy Pimblett will get to compete in front of his home fans.
Pimblett (17-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) takes on Kazula Vargas (12-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at UFC Fight Night on March 19, which …read more

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Flyweight champ Karina Rodríguez defends belt at Invicta FC 46 in March

Invicta FC flyweight champion Karina Rodríguez will look to defend her newly won title for the first time when she takes on Brazilian promotional newcomer Ketlen Souza.
Promotion officials today announced …read more

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Video: Rashad Evans realistic about his return from retirement at 42: ‘I’m not disillusioned’ about my time left in the sport

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The last thing Rashad Evans wants in his return from retirement is to become a cautionary tale.
The former UFC light …read more

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It’s flawed by design - Ngannou’s coach says injury leaked from UFC PI

Francis Ngannou and Eric Nicksick celebrate Ngannou’s win over Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Eric Nicksick believes the layout …read more

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Figueiredo: I’d Have Finished Moreno In Round 3 With 30 More Seconds

UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo believes he’d have only needed another 30 seconds to have finished arch-rival Brandon Moreno in round three at UFC 270.

At the opening pay-per-view of 2022, …read more

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This Week in BOAT Talk Ep. 1: Francis Ngannou & Patrick Mahomes

At the start of the year, we published a piece differentiating between the terms GOAT and BOAT. As the GOAT, an athlete was able to achieve sustained greatness through their …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier less confident Francis Ngannou beats Jon Jones after UFC 270 but cautions Jones not to get cocky

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This past weekend, Francis Ngannou successfully defended his UFC heavyweight title, taking home a unanimous decision over Ciryl Gane in …read more

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UFC vet Tom Breese signs with Levels Fight League, headlines March 13 event

Tom Breese has a new fighting home following an eight-fight UFC career.
Breese (12-3) has signed with the Netherlands-based Levels Fight League organization and will headline LFL 4 on March 13. …read more

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Sonnen: Ngannou hoping a boxing promoter is ‘willing to lose’ money on him is ‘silly’

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Like Dana White, Chael Sonnen thinks Francis Ngannou is “being given bad advice” Things have deteriorated …read more

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Ngannou headed for surgery, likely out for ‘9 to 10 months’

Francis Ngannou in the locker room ahead of his UFC 270 title fight. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

According to manager Marquel Martin, Francis …read more

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The UFC is targeting a fight between Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson

The UFC is targeting a lightweight fight between Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson, according to Dana White. The UFC President announced the exciting news during today’s Fan Q&A session hosted …read more

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Francis Ngannou’s coach reveals “unbelievably classy move” from Team Miocic at UFC 270

Eric Nicksick, the coach of Francis Ngannou, has praised Team Miocic for making an “unbelievably classy move” at UFC 270. Ngannou (17-3 MMA) put his UFC heavyweight championship on the …read more

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Midnight Mania! ‘I Hope I Didn’t Kill This Guy’

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Demian Maia …read more

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‘I saw Francis all week, you idiots’ - White explains absence during UFC 270 headliner

Dana White shakes Francis Ngannou’s hand during the UFC 270 pre-fight presser. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Dana White addresses questions about his …read more

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White: Not putting belt on Ngannou not personal

UFC president Dana White said his absence from the Octagon after Francis Ngannou’s title defense at UFC 270 had nothing to do with “disrespect.” …read more

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Former UFC champ Miesha Tate joins cast of 'Celebrity Big Brother,' debuts Feb. 2

Miesha Tate will get some additional exposure before she returns to the UFC this year.
Tate (19-8 MMA, 6-5 UFC), a former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, is set to join the …read more

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Michel Pereira Says He Received Invite from Deivesion Figueiredo to Train at Fight Ready

Initially scheduled to face Muslim Salikhov at UFC 270, Michel Pereira had to deal with an opponent change a few weeks prior to the event. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Former UFC flyweight title challenger Ray Borg enters Eagle FC 44 with a renewed, 'dangerous' focus

Former UFC flyweight title challenger Ray Borg has experienced his fair share of highs and lows throughout his career, but the 28-year-old believes he has hit a new stride.
Following his …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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White: Ferguson vs Chandler Possibly Next

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Close your eyes and ears, Gregor Gillespie, because you aren’t going to like this one bit. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Dana White Responds To “Idiots” Who Says He Disrespected Ngannou

Dana White is dismissing all the post-fight drama surrounding his sudden exit from the Honda Center after Francis Ngannou’s title retention at UFC 270.

The buildup to UFC 270 was …read more

Source:: MMANews

Dana White: UFC eyeing Michael Chandler vs. Tony Ferguson, but fight not done

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The UFC is eyeing a meeting between two top-ranked lightweights in need of a win.
UFC president Dana White revealed Wednesday …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Dana White explains to 'you idiots' why he didn't present Francis Ngannou's title at UFC 270

UFC president Dana White claims there was nothing personal behind his absence from the octagon in the aftermath of the UFC 270 main event.
It is standard practice that when a …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Dana White reveals why he didn’t place the belt on Francis Ngannou at UFC 270

It’s been radio silence from UFC president Dana White since Francis Ngannou defended his title at UFC 270.

But on Wednesday night White took part in a fan Q&A and spoke …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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