Scott Coker reveals he’s in discussions with former Strikeforce champion and current free agent Luke Rockhold

Bellator president Scott Coker has revealed that he’s in talks with Luke Rockhold over possibly working together again. Following his decision loss to Paulo Costa last summer, Luke Rockhold appeared …read more

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The MMA Vivisection - UFC Vegas 68: Lewis vs. Spivac picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event at the APEX Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. …read more

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UFC Vegas 68 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Vegas 68, which is set to …read more

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Midnight Mania! ‘I Hope UFC Will Share The Revenue With Its Fighters’

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

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Kyle Nelson believes he’s got Doo Ho Choi “beat pretty much everywhere”, expects to put him “to sleep” at UFC Vegas 68

Kyle Nelson will be dropping back down to featherweight. After Nelson lost by third-round KO to Billy Quarantillo, he said he would be moving up to lightweight for good. He …read more

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Ramiz Brahimaj injured, out of UFC Fight Night 219 bout vs. Carlston Harris

The upcoming UFC Fight Night event on February 18 has lost a scheduled matchup.
A neck injury has forced Ramiz Brahimaj out of his welterweight bout against Carlston Harris at UFC …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski Reacts To Khabib’s UFC 284 Absence

Alexander Volkanovski feels Khabib Nurmagomedov’s corner absence at UFC 284 won’t impact Islam Makhachev at all on fight night. Volkanovski will face Nurmagomedov’s protégé Makhachev in the UFC 284 headliner …read more

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Hardy: It’s ‘difficult to picture’ Jon Jones with a heavyweight frame

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Analyst Dan Hardy believe that Jon Jones may be giving up a lot of what made him a great 205er when …read more

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Fanboy Smith ‘Can’t Get Enough’ Of Power Slap Maniacs

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Anthony Smith is fully on board with the Power Slap League.
Dana White’s newest project has been a …read more

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Bader Stares Down Fedor (Again) In. L.A.!

Fedor Emelianenko took part in his finale pre-fight press conference earlier today (Wed. Feb. 1, 2023), going face-to-face with Bellator MMA Heavyweight champion, Ryan Bader, ahead of their championship rematch …read more

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‘Spider’ Declined ‘Last Emperor’ Retirement Showdown

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Anderson Silva was nearly the last opponent for his fellow all-time great, Fedor Emelianenko.
At their heights, …read more

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Curtis Blaydes determined to break GSP's record for most takedowns in UFC history

Curtis Blaydes wants more than UFC gold.
The UFC heavyweight contender has his sights set on the championship belt, but also on the UFC stats history book. Blaydes (17-3 MMA, 12-3 …read more

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Derrick Lewis reveals COVID-19 forced the cancellation of Serghei Spivac fight back in November: “It was a bummer”

Derrick Lewis has opened up as to why his fight against Sergehi Spivac in November was canceled. On the day of the fight, it was revealed Lewis was not feeling …read more

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Dooho Choi excited to show off improvements at UFC Fight Night 218 after three-year layoff

LAS VEGAS – It has been a long time since Dooho Choi stepped into the UFC’s octagon, but he’s excited to get back to action.
The always-exciting Choi (14-4 MMA, 3-3 …read more

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UFC Fight Night 218's Devin Clark finds Da-un Jung 'a good candidate' to stop by ground-and-pound

LAS VEGAS – Devin Clark not only expects to get back in the win column this Saturday, but he plans on doing so convincingly.
The UFC light heavyweight sees a stoppage …read more

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Derrick Lewis Hits Back After Daniel Cormier’s Candid Assessment

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Derrick Lewis has responded to Daniel Cormier’s recent remarks about his standing in the division. Lewis returns this weekend to face Sergey Spivac at UFC …read more

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Video: Does Jorge Masvidal face do-or-die situation at UFC 287?

UFC 287 just might be Jorge Masvidal’s last chance to make a run at becoming welterweight champion.
Masvidal, who’s on a three-fight losing streak, still remains one of the UFC’s biggest …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski doesn’t want to hear excuses about no Khabib after he wins at UFC 284

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It’s been a long, long time since Alexander Volkanovski has been a betting underdog.
The reigning UFC featherweight champion has been …read more

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Lewis Doesn’t Have Time For DC’s ‘High Cholesterol Bulls—t’

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Derrick Lewis still believes he’s one of the best heavyweights around.
The current record holder for most knockouts in Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Figueiredo has successful surgery on broken orbital

Deiveson Figueiredo after UFC 283 in January. | Photo by Leandro Bernardes/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The former UFC flyweight champion is on the …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski “surprised” Khabib won’t be in Islam Makhachev’s corner at UFC 284, but doesn’t want that as an excuse when he wins

Alexander Volkanovski admits he was surprised to hear that Khabib Nurmagomedov wouldn’t be cornering Islam Makhachev at UFC 284. Makhachev will be looking to defend his lightweight belt for the …read more

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No Bets Barred: Best bets for the heavyweight doubleheader with Bellator 290 and UFC Vegas 68

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After taking a week off, the UFC is back and, for …read more

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Luke Rockhold Rips UFC For Francis Ngannou’s ‘Black History Month’ Absence

Luke Rockhold feels the least the UFC can do for Francis Ngannou is to remember his success in the Octagon. Ngannou and the UFC cut ties earlier this year after …read more

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Scott Coker: Bellator, free agent Luke Rockhold in discussions to see if there's 'a fit'

LOS ANGELES – A reunion between Scott Coker and Luke Rockhold could come to fruition.
Officially a free agent no longer with the UFC, Rockhold (16-6) recently revealed he intends on …read more

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Derrick Lewis: COVID-19 reason why original booking vs. Serghei Spivac fell through

LAS VEGAS – Derrick Lewis has revealed what caused him to pull out just hours ahead of his UFC return last November.
Lewis revealed Wednesday that COVID-19 forced him out of …read more

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Jake Paul reacts to brother Logan’s PRIME drink getting UFC sponsorship deal: “I hope UFC will share the revenue it receives with fighters”

Jake Paul is hopeful that UFC fighters will see some of the proceeds from their recent sponsorship announcement. Earlier this week, Dana White announced that PRIME was the official drink …read more

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Islam Makhachev not worried about fighting without Khabib at UFC 284

When the cage door slams shut on Islam Makhachev for his UFC 284 clash with Alexander Volkanovski in Perth this month, the Dagestani will be without Khabib Nurmagomedov in his …read more

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Jake Paul reveals one-sided rematch clause for Tommy Fury fight

Jake Paul confirms there is a rematch clause for his fight against Tommy Fury, but only for him. Paul and Fury are booked to fight on February 26 in Saudi …read more

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Derrick Lewis responds to Daniel Cormier saying he’s “done at the top”: “You gotta say that when you’ve got high cholesterol, f*ck him”

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis doesn’t care much for Daniel Cormier’s recent comments. ‘The Black Beast’ is slated to return this Saturday night in the main event of UFC Vegas …read more

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Fedor Emeilianenko has no regrets not fighting for UFC, recalls only meeting with Dana White

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Ahead of the final mixed martial arts bout of his legendary career, Fedor …read more

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DC: Lewis ‘Absolutely Done’ As A Top Heavyweight

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Daniel Cormier knows a thing or two about Derrick Lewis.
“DC” battled “The Black Beast” with the heavyweight title on the …read more

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Eddie Hearn predicts ‘unbelievably limited’ Tommy Fury will get knocked out by Jake Paul

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Matchroom Boxing exec Eddie Hearn may not get along with Jake Paul right now, but he’s picking “The Problem Child” over …read more

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‘I Regret Not Being This Monster I Am Again’

RIZIN FF

“I still feel like I’m in my 20s. I keep on moving like I do and everybody else who’s gone against me, trained …read more

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Eddie Hearn confirms talks underway with Francis Ngannou to make Anthony Joshua clash: “Is just probably one of the biggest fights that could be made”

Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn has confirmed that he’s in discussions with Francis Ngannou. ‘The Predator’ exited the UFC last month after fighting out his deal with the promotion. As a …read more

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Cormier: Jorge Masvidal Becomes A “Journeyman” Again If Gilbert Burns Beats Him

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier believes the stakes are as high as could be for Jorge Masvidal heading into his Octagon return against Gilbert Burns. Since establishing himself as …read more

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Ryan Bader respects Fedor Emelianenko but has no issue being 'the bad guy' at Bellator 290

LOS ANGELES – Ryan Bader is the reigning, defending, undisputed Bellator heavyweight champion, but nobody cares about that.
OK, so it’s not that nobody cares. It’s just that his next title defense is …read more

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Ryan Bader Aware He’ll Be ‘Bad Guy’ Against Fedor in Bellator 290 Headliner

Ryan Bader admittedly wasn’t initially excited about the prospects of a rematch with Fedor Emelianenko. …read more

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Lewis reveals COVID-19 infection lead to Spivac fight cancellation

Derrick Lewis and Serghei Spivac square off before their first scheduled match-up. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Derrick Lewis finally revealed what nixed his …read more

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Bellator 290 faceoffs video: Ryan Bader vs. Fedor Emelianenko, Johnny Eblen vs. Anatoly Tokov

LOS ANGELES – All four fighters involved in the two Bellator 290 title bouts came together for faceoffs following Wednesday’s pre-fight news conference.
In the main event, heavyweight champion Ryan Bader …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko reveals he has no regrets about never fighting in the UFC: “I fought many UFC champions and I was beating them all”

Days away from ending his career, Fedor Emelianenko has no regrets. ‘The Last Emperor’ is set to make the final walk this Saturday night at Bellator 290. In the main …read more

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Sterling undergoing stem cell treatment for injured bicep

Aljamain Sterling after UFC 280 this past October. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The UFC bantamweight champion is pulling out all the stops …read more

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MMA Legends Set To Honor Fedor Emelianenko At Bellator 290

Bellator CEO Scott Coker recently revealed a star-studded host of MMA legends who will be at Bellator 290. Longtime MMA heavyweight GOAT-contender Fedor Emelianenko will headline Bellator 290 on Saturday, …read more

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Johnny Eblen: Title Defense vs. Anatoly Tokov ‘Another Step in the Right Direction’

It’ll be hard for Johnny Eblen to top the fight that earned him the Bellator MMA middleweight championship. …read more

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Adam Fugitt Is Here To Cause Havoc

Oregon’s Adam Fugitt Aims To Get His First UFC Victory When He Faces Yasaku Kinoshita At UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Spivac
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Daniel Cormier believes Derrick Lewis is no longer a viable contender in the UFC’s heavyweight division: “I think Derrick’s absolutely done at the top

Daniel Cormier, a former opponent of Derrick Lewis, believes “The Black Beast” is no longer a contender among the UFC heavyweight elites. However, he does back Lewis when competing against …read more

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Serghei Spivac: Derrick Lewis 'only one that knows the truth' about November fight scratch

LAS VEGAS – Serghei Spivac says he isn’t the person to come to for insight on why his November main event with Derrick Lewis was canceled midway through the event.
Spivac …read more

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Muhammad Mokaev Reveals New UFC Contract Status

No.12-ranked UFC flyweight Muhammad Mokaev recently revealed his new contract status with the UFC. Mokaev will fight Jafel Filho at UFC 286 in March. He last competed at UFC 280 …read more

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Dan Hardy sees 'wild man' Mike Perry as good opponent for Jake Paul's MMA debut

Dan Hardy suggests Jake Paul makes his MMA debut against a notable name that will stand with him.
Paul signed a multifight contract with PFL and is expected to compete in …read more

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Dana White’s Power Slap Finals set to air on pay-per-view this March from the UFC Apex

Dana White’s Power Slap Finals are set to air on pay-per-view this March from the UFC Apex. The Power Slap Finals will air and crown its first champions on Saturday, …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko retirement celebration to include legends Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, Chuck Liddell, more

Fedor Emelianenko | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Fedor Emelianenko’s greatness will be recognized by some of the greatest to ever do it.
Following of the last …read more

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Swolekanovski ‘Eating Over 4000 Calories’ Per Day

I guess UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski learned nothing from former UFC welterweight titleholder Georges St-Pierre, who scarfed down everything in sight to help his transition to middleweight back in …read more

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Neiman Gracie: Charles Oliveira’s best weapon also his ‘biggest weakness’ against teammate Beneil Dariush

Neiman Gracie and Beneil Dariush (center) train together at Kings MMA | Photo via Rafael Cordeiro’s Instagram

The UFC is discussing a potential clash between …read more

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Fighting Fedor: ‘The Last Emperor’ Makes His Last Stand

As Fedor Emelianenko prepares for his final fight this weekend, MMAmania.com interviewed a handful of fellow legends — including Dan Henderson and Chael Sonnen — who have been locked inside …read more

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Jake Paul ‘Hopes’ Fighters Share Revenue From Brother’s UFC/Prime Deal

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul has responded after being questioned about the new partnership between the UFC and Prime Hydration, a drink co-founded by his brother. On Monday, the MMA leader announced …read more

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Numerous MMA Legends to Attend Fedor Emelianenko’s Farewell Fight at Bellator 290

A number of mixed martial arts luminaries will be in attendance for Fedor Emelinanko’s swan song at Bellator 290. …read more

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Logan Paul vs. KSI hacker sentenced

KSI vs. Logan Paul 2 kickstarted the current trend of influencer boxing. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

The teen hacker was found guilty of …read more

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Chandler snubs Tsarukyan, calls for McGregor fight 

Michael Chandler at UFC 281 this past November. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Michael Chandler wants a money fight. Michael Chandler is not …read more

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Tatsuro Taira Meets The Future Head-On

Undefeated Japanese Flyweight Reflects On A Stellar Rookie Campaign And What Lies Ahead
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UFC Celebrates Black History Month 2023

UFC CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH
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UFC Unfiltered Featuring The Schmo

Check Out The Latest Episode Of UFC Unfiltered Featuring MMA Journalist The Schmo
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The Best 30 Under 30 | Athletes 20-11

We Take A Look At Some Of The Best Athletes On The UFC Roster That Are Under 30 Years Old
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Sean O’Malley is not a fan of Dana White’s Power Slap League: “I know how bad it is to do that to your brain”

Sean O’Malley is making it known that he is not a fan of Dana White’s Power Slap League. “Power Slap: Road to the Title” airs on Wednesdays on TBS. The …read more

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UFC Vegas 68 Sleeper Scrap: Doo Ho Choi Vs. Kyle Nelson

Welcome to the MMA News’ Sleeper Scrap! The relentless schedule of the MMA world means that some fans don’t have a full look at a fight card until days before …read more

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Video: Bellator 290 pre-fight press conference live stream (4 p.m. ET)

The Bellator 290 pre-fight press news conference takes place Wednesday, and you can watch a live stream of the event right here starting at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).
Attending …read more

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Paulo Costa reacts after Dana White makes Logan Paul’s PRIME the official sports drink of the UFC: “They offered 500M but I said no”

Paulo Costa is reacting after Dana Whites made Logan Paul’s PRIME the official sports drink of the UFC. It was announced yesterday that the UFC has entered into a multiyear …read more

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Hasbulla makes prediction for Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284

Hasbulla has had his say on Islam Makhachev’s upcoming UFC lightweight title defence against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284. The bout will be the Dagestani’s first defence of his title …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Ryan Bader vs. Fedor Emelianenko 2 title fight

In the main event of Bellator 290, the heavyweight title is up for grabs as Ryan Bader rematches Fedor Emelianenko, in the Russian’s retirement fight. Heading into the fight, Bader …read more

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Combate Enters New Broadcast Era in Brazil, Partners with Multiple MMA Promotions

The decision by the UFC not to renew its broadcast deal with Rede Globo after a partnership that spanned more than 10 years has made a significant impact on the …read more

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Josh Thomson: Tony Ferguson's 'funkiness' would give Conor McGregor a problem

Josh Thomson thinks Tony Ferguson’s style would pose issues for Conor McGregor.
Ferguson (25-8 MMA, 15-6 UFC) has been linked to McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) after claiming that he got the call …read more

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RIZIN announces fights for first card of 2023 on April 1, including Kouzi vs. Ryusei Ashizawa, Makoto Shinryu vs. Daichi Kitakata

Makoto Shinryu | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

RIZIN is primed to kick off a new year.
On Wednesday, the Japanese promotion announced several fights for its …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 290 Press Conference For ‘Bader vs Fedor 2’

Bellator 290 is set to do down this Saturday night (Feb. 4, 2023) inside Kia Forum in Los Angeles, Calif., which will air on CBS and feature a Heavyweight championship …read more

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Giga Chikadze’s Next Opponent Tweet Gets Exciting Response

No.8-ranked UFC featherweight Giga Chikadze recently tweeted on his desire to fight again. ‘Ninja’ tagged UFC President Dana White, matchmaker Sean Shelby, and manager Ali Abdelaziz in the post. “Who’s …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Derrick Lewis 'absolutely done at the top,' but he'll KO Serghei Spivac at UFC Fight Night 218

Daniel Cormier isn’t ready to write off Derrick Lewis if he’s not fighting the upper echelon of the UFC heavyweight division.
Lewis (26-10 MMA, 17-8 UFC) meets Serghei Spivac (15-3 MMA, …read more

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UFC, other MMA orgs need to enact DV policies, catch up to major sports

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NBA and MLB have comprehensive policies on domestic violence and abuse. MMA promotions lag behind most …read more

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UFC champ Leon Edwards offers Darren Till words of encouragement, wants him 'to somehow find his path'

Since 2019, Leon Edwards and Darren Till have been on quite the opposite career trajectories.
Both top-tier British fighters, Edwards (20-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) and Till competed on the same card …read more

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Makhachev discusses Khabib’s absence from UFC 284

Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be cornering Islam Makhachev at UFC 285. | Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images

Islam Makhachev discussed Khabib Nurmagomedov’s decision …read more

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Michael Chandler Predicts How Wrestling Match With Islam Makhachev Would Go

No.5-ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chandler recently weighed in on a hypothetical bout with UFC Lightweight Champion Islam Makhachev. ‘Iron’ last fought at UFC 281. There, he fell to Dustin Poirier …read more

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Power Slap Headed To PPV

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David Hasselhoff & His Baywatch Friends, widely considered the most embarrassing (and least profitable) pay-per-view (PPV) event in history, could …read more

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Watch Pimblett Trash PRIME Ahead Of UFC Deal

Outspoken UFC lightweight Paddy Pimblett was recently embroiled in a social media feud with YouTube star and celebrity boxing mainstay Logan Paul, for reasons not quite understood, prompting “The Baddy” …read more

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Brandon Moreno wants to defend UFC title vs. Alexandre Pantoja in Mexico: 'The ideal scenario'

Flyweight champion Brandon Moreno wants to bring a UFC pay-per-view event to Mexico.
Moreno is looking to make the first title defense of his second stint as champion on home soil …read more

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Stephen Thompson Questions The Logic Behind Power Slap League

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has become the latest combat sports figure to speak out against the newly created Power Slap League. Last month, Dana White’s new combat creation debuted on …read more

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Jorge Masvidal claims he was negotiating own contracts before split with longtime manager

Abe Kawa (second from left) and Jorge Masvidal | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Two-time UFC title challenger Jorge Masvidal said he …read more

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MMA champ Pacheco blasts Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal’ government

Larissa Pacheco became the PFL’s women’s lightweight champion in November 2022. | Photo by Matt Davies/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

2022 PFL women’s lightweight champion …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Dana White has a feminist ephiphany

MMA Squared, Chris Rini, Laura Sanko, Dana White | Chris Rini

Big progress in workplace diversity takes place on a garbage card in a bad …read more

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Gilbert Burns opens as heavy favorite to beat Jorge Masvidal at UFC 287

Gilbert Burns is a heavy favorite against Jorge Masvidal.
Former welterweight title challengers Burns (20-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) and Masvidal (35-16 MMA, 12-9 UFC) will meet in the UFC 287 co-main …read more

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Watch: Best Finishes From Fighters Appearing At Bellator 290

Bellator will kick things off in 2023 this weekend as an MMA legend says goodbye at Bellator 290. Fedor Emelianenko will compete in what is likely his last fight in …read more

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Rizin Fighting Federation Announces Dates, Venues for Next Three Events

Rizin Fighting Federation’s schedule for the first half of 2023 is beginning to take shape. …read more

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UFC Renames Red And Blue Corners ‘PRIME Hydration Recovery Zones’

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Prepare yourselves: the new Prime sponsorship deal is set to integrate brand synergy to a level never seen before in the UFC. …read more

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UFC Vegas 68 X-Factor Predictions!

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This weekend (Sat., Feb. 4, 2023), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, for UFC …read more

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Fury Wants Ngannou If Usyk Negotiations Fall Apart

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Fury’s promoter Frank Warren revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is their backup plan should …read more

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Michael Chandler Names Better Fighter Between Islam Makhachev & Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has assessed who the better fighter is between former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and reigning king Islam Makhachev. While Khabib ruled over the 155-pound landscape, he …read more

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Daniel Cormier likes idea of Conor McGregor coaching 'TUF' vs. Tony Ferguson, says it's a fight he can win

Daniel Cormier sees the incentive for Conor McGregor to coach Season 31 of “The Ultimate Fighter” against Tony Ferguson.
McGregor revealed that he’ll be coaching the upcoming season of “TUF,” with …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Chandler shuts down Conor McGregor-Tony Ferguson TUF talk, makes his case for coach

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Michael Chandler sees no other options for Conor McGregor’s return opponent.
The three-time Bellator lightweight champion made his intentions clear as …read more

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The MMA Hour with Fedor Emelianenko, Alexander Volkanovski, Scott Coker, Dean Amasinger and Eddie Hearn in studio at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Bellator 290 breakdown: Will Fedor Emelianenko claim gold in his retirement fight?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for Bellator 290.
Bellator 290 takes place Saturday at Kia Forum in Inglewood, …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2023, 2:46 pm By
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'This is the happiest time for me': Inside Fedor Emelianenko's last hurrah in MMA

One of the greatest heavyweights ever to step into an MMA cage is finally walking away. Here’s what he has to say about his journey leading up to the last …read more

Source:: ESPN

Chael Sonnen Names The “Most Underrated Fighter Of All Time”

Former two-division UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen believes one current champion sits as the “most underrated fighter of all time.” When the term ‘underrated’ comes up, many automatically look at …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on February 1, 2023, 2:16 pm By
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UFC free fight: Serghei Spivac mauls Greg Hardy in quick first-round TKO

Serghei Spivac made sure to bounce back from defeat in an impressive fashion.
The Moldovan fighter made quick work of former NFL standout Greg Hardy back at UFC 272 in March …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Sean O’Malley, Aljamain Sterling, & Merab Dvalishvili Apparently Form New Fraternity

Step aside Duane Chapman, the new hunters are in town. Rather than a bounty, though, these lot are after Petr Yan… UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling and rising star Sean …read more

Source:: MMANews

Weekly Guest Pod: The slow dismantling of the UFC, Plus: Death. And Dying. | The Eugene S. Robinson Show Stomper!

June M. Williams

A compelling MMA VIDEO Podcast, with a smattering of social commentary & ramblings, as well as some colorful anecdotes from your host’s …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2023, 12:16 pm By
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