Twitter Mailbag: Is the UFC setting a bad precedent with handling of Paulo Costa situation?

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers:

Was Paulo Costa disciplined …read more

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McGregor-Ferguson Twitter War Ends In Death Threat

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Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson have locked horns yet again on social media and this time it ended …read more

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Manager: Costa missed weight because he wants ‘UFC to cut him’

Paulo Costa poses on the scale at the UFC Vegas 41 weigh-in ahead of his light heavyweight bout with Marvin Vettori at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. | …read more

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Bellator’s Darina Mazdyuk set up intergender freak show fight to draw attention of big promotions — and it worked

Darina Mazdyuk knew exactly what she was doing when she stepped into the cage with an opponent who outweighed her by almost 400 pounds.
This Saturday, Mazdyuk (3-1) competes at Bellator …read more

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Tucker Lutz pulled from Lando Vannata fight, Lutz vs. Pat Sabatini in the works

Pat Sabatini is going to need to keep these Tuckers straight.
Sabatini (15-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) was set to take on Gavin Tucker (13-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) next month at UFC …read more

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Bellator 269: Emelianenko vs Johnson preview, weigh-in results

Always a presence. | Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images

Is this really the last we’ll see of an all-time great? ‘The Last Emperor’ has …read more

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Tony Ferguson accuses 'fragile' McGregor of PED use; Conor replies to 'sad bastard' – with a death threat

Tony Ferguson is doubling down on his pursuit of a fight with Conor McGregor.
After calling out McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) for a fight Thursday, Ferguson (25-6 MMA, 15-4 UFC) …read more

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Wallid Ismail: Brandon Moreno betrayed Henry Cejudo, so Deiveson Figueiredo will make him pay

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

According to Wallid Ismail, the UFC flyweight title trilogy between Deiveson Figueiredo and champ Brandon Moreno is more than personal. …read more

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Paulo Costa didn’t watch tape on Vettori, calls Marvin ‘a little dumb as a fighter’

Paulo Costa is set to face Marvin Vettori on October 23. | Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Paulo Costa trusts his skills to take care …read more

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Ferguson Unleashes On McGregor, McGregor Responds With A Fury

Now that Tony Ferguson has Conor McGregor’s attention, he is going out of his way to make sure he keeps it.

Yesterday, Tony Ferguson did something he has done many times …read more

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Did Costa Miss Weight To Get Cut By UFC?

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Paulo Costa has officially made the 205-pound mark for his main event clash with Marvin Vettori this Saturday (Oct. 23, …read more

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Conor McGregor vows to end Tony Ferguson’s life in potential UFC showdown

Conor McGregor says he will end Tony Ferguson’s life inside the Octagon if the two end up fighting. On Friday evening, McGregor took to social media to blast Ferguson, which …read more

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Fight Vault: Top 5 Fedor Emelianenko Fights

With MMA’s current breakneck schedule, it can be easy to lose sight of individual fighters or forget the sport’s history altogether.
Fedor Emelianenko, for example, will compete for the 46th time …read more

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Conor McGregor threatens to share a video from Tony Ferguson’s wife following recent criticism from ‘El Cucuy’

Conor McGregor has threatened to share a video from Tony Ferguson’s wife, this after receiving some harsh criticism from ‘El Cucuy’. McGregor was recently in the headlines after an Italian …read more

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Glory Collision 3: Rico Verhoeven vs Jamal Ben Saddik preview

Rico Verhoeven (R) and Jamal Ben Saddik (L) look at each others during the weighing ceremony a day before their world title fight. | Photo by SEM VAN DER WAL/ANP/AFP …read more

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Marvin Vettori cusses out and flips off Paulo Costa in heated faceoff after weight debacle (Video)

Marvin Vettori was heated when he went face-to-face with Paulo Costa at the UFC Vegas 41 faceoffs. Vettori and Costa are set to headline the card and it was scheduled …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Costa vs. Vettori fight week coverage

Paulo Costa of Brazil and Marvin Vettori of Italy face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on October 22, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo …read more

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Usman Says Edwards, Not The UFC, Forced His Hand To Fight Covington

Kamaru Usman says it wasn’t the UFC that “forced his hand” to rematch Colby Covington but rather Leon “Rocky” Edwards.

In two weeks’ time, fans will finally be treated to …read more

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Hooker wants to go five rounds against Makhachev at UFC 267

Dan Hooker celebrates Jamie Mullarkey’s win over Devonte Smith at UFC Fight Night 193 on Oct. 2, 2021. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Dan …read more

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Fedor Is ‘Average At Best’ In UFC By 2009

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Fedor Emelianenko would not have faired well in the UFC, says former two-division champion Daniel Cormier Daniel Cormier, a former …read more

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Anthony Johnson rips Paulo Costa for UFC Vegas 41 weight shenanigans: ‘Even I didn’t make up excuses or cop out’

Anthony Johnson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Anthony Johnson speaks from experience when he tells Paulo Costa to stop messing around with the scale.
The current …read more

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Conor McGregor issues warning ahead of UFC return: 'These clowns are f*cked when I get back'

Conor McGregor is beaming with confidence about his chances of returning to glory upon his UFC return.
McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC), a former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion, has been …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Costa vs. Vettori staff picks and predictions

Marvin Vettori after his UFC 202 win over Alberto Uda. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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UFC Vegas 41 preview show: Did Paulo Costa game the system?

Paulo Costa will now face Marvin Vettori in the main event of UFC Vegas 41 in a light heavyweight matchup. Did Costa put one over on the UFC, and will …read more

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Josh Emmett vs. Dan Ige Added To UFC 269

Josh Emmett is making his return to the Octagon against Dan Ige.

A featherweight matchup is on deck for the upcoming UFC 269 card. Josh Emmett is looking to make his …read more

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Gaethje And Iaquinta Go At It: ‘Little B—ch’

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Justin Gaethje and Al Iaquinta go at it ahead of their respective fights at UFC 268. What …read more

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Alexander Hernandez vs. Renato Moicano added to UFC 271 in February

A pair of lightweights looking to get on their first winning streaks in years have agreed to fight in February.
Alexander Hernandez(13-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) is set to take on Renato Moicano …read more

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Josh Emmett vs. Dan Ige Booked on UFC 269 in December

Top-10 Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweights will dance on a card that is already stacked from bow to stern. …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 8:46 pm By
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UFC Vegas 41 results

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‘Minotauro’ Nogueira breaks down Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori, calls Fedor Emelianenko heavyweight GOAT

Former UFC, PRIDE champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira now works as UFC ambassador in Brazil. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

Paulo Costa re-enters the cage for …read more

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Is The UFC Being Too Lenient When Fighters Miss Weight?

When a fighter takes a fight, a contract is sent out and signed by both parties. In this contract is a lot of information but among that information is time, …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Diaz calls out Ferguson, McGregor responds

Nate Diaz yells instructions at teammate Nick Maximov in the latter’s UFC debut against Cody Brundage at UFC 266. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Viral 500-Pound Man Slayer Darina Mazdyuk Returns At Bellator Russia

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Darina Mazdyuk will be stepping into the cage against a woman her own size after defeating 527 pound blogger Grigory Chistyakov …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 196 predictions: Marvin Vettori or Paulo Costa in 205-pound main event?

Costa
vs.
Vettori
Dawson
vs.
Glenn
Clark
vs.
Edwards
Caceres
vs.
Choi
Grant
vs.
Trinaldo
Negumereanu
vs.
Villanueva

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 167-97

Costa
(57%)

Dawson
(87%)

Clark
(75%)

Choi
(50.1%)

Trinaldo
(63%)

Negumereanu
(77%)

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 172-92

Vettori

Dawson

Clark

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 166-98

Vettori

Dawson

Edwards

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 164-100

Vettori

Dawson

Edwards

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 161-103
2020 Champion

Vettori

Glenn

Clark

Choi

Trinaldo

Villanueva

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 160-104
2018 Champion

Costa

Dawson

Edwards

Choi

Grant

Negumereanu

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2021: 160-104

Vettori

Dawson

Clark

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 159-105
2014 Champion

Vettori

Dawson

Clark

Caceres

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 155-109
2017 Champion

Costa

Dawson

Clark

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: …read more

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LFA 116 Weigh-in Results: Fremd vs. Valente Official; Dan Argueta Misses Weight

After nearly a month off, the Legacy Fighting Alliance is back with a vengeance in a mile-high arena in Colorado. …read more

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Conor McGregor claims his “power is up over 50%” during recovery from broken leg

UFC superstar Conor McGregor is claiming that his “power is up over 50%” during his recovery from the broken leg he suffered at UFC 264. McGregor broke his leg in …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 weigh-in highlights, faceoffs and photo gallery

LAS VEGAS – All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC Fight Night 196 following Friday’s official weigh-ins and fighter faceoffs.
In the main event, Paulo Costa (13-1 MMA, …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Costa vs. Vettori Weigh-In Results, Faceoff, & Preview

The UFC Vegas 41 weigh-ins have come to a close, and all the issues were reserved for the build-up after every fighter made their targeted weight.

Originally, the UFC Vegas 41 …read more

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‘This is just ridiculous’: Pros react to Paulo Costa weight controversy ahead of UFC Vegas 41

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What a wild week for Paulo Costa.
The Brazilian’s middleweight clash against Marvin Vettori was originally set for 185 pounds. Then …read more

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The Level Change Podcast 146: Heavy Paulo Costa needs catchweight

Level Change Podcast | June M. Williams

Episode 146 discussion: Paulo Costa too heavy to make 185, new Covid vaccine policy could impact international fighters, …read more

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587 POUNDS!

KSW

It doesn’t get much bigger than this as World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski and Senegalese wrestler Bombardier throw down in Poland. A long awaited …read more

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Video: Vettori blasts Costa at weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 41

Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori being separated at the UFC Vegas 41 weigh-ins. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

A fairly heated staredown between …read more

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KSW 64 Weigh-in Results: Pudzianowski, ‘Bombardier’ Combine for 587 Pounds

The bantamweight title tilt atop the latest KSW offering feels like a postlim after the two goliaths hit the scales in the co-main event. …read more

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Bellator 269 predictions: Who's taking Tim Johnson over Fedor Emelianenko?

Emelianenko
vs.
Johnson
Minakov
vs.
Sowma
Nurmagomedov
vs.
Pietila
Davlatmurodov
vs.
Tokov

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 167-97

Emelianenko
(66%)

Minakov
(91%)

Nurmagomedov
(92%)

Tokov
(83%)

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 172-92

Johnson

Minakov

Nurmagomedov

Tokov

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 166-98

Emelianenko

Minakov

Nurmagomedov

Tokov

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 164-100

Johnson

Minakov

Nurmagomedov

Tokov

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 161-103
2020 Champion

Johnson

Minakov

Nurmagomedov

Tokov

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 160-104
2018 Champion

Emelianenko

Minakov

Nurmagomedov

Tokov

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2021: 160-104

Emelianenko

Minakov

Nurmagomedov

Tokov

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 159-105
2014 Champion

Emelianenko

Minakov

Nurmagomedov

Tokov

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 155-109
2017 Champion

Johnson

Minakov

Nurmagomedov

Tokov

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: …read more

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Quote: I Was Told The UFC Won’t Allow Costa To Fight At MW Again

Paulo Costa’s days fighting at middleweight could be in the rearview mirror.

Paulo Costa is scheduled to fight Marvin Vettori this weekend at UFC Vegas 41. The bout was originally set …read more

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Video: Marvin Vettori taunts Paulo Costa at heated UFC Vegas 41 weigh-in staredown: ‘You lost to the f*cking scale’

@UFC, Twitter

Marvin Vettori isn’t going to let Paulo Costa forget the hoops he made him jump through this week.
“The Italian Dream” had to be …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Face-offs: Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori exchange words

Following Friday’s official UFC Vegas 41 weigh-ins at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, the fighters competing on the fight card faced off with their opponents.

Middleweight contenders Paulo Costa and …read more

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Nate Diaz Hints At Tony Ferguson Callout, McGregor Vows To Fight Both

Nate Diaz may have dropped a hint Friday that he is now setting his sights on Tony Ferguson, which led Conor McGregor to try repositioning himself as the center of …read more

Source:: MMANews

UFC veteran Tony Ferguson calls out Conor McGregor

Tony Ferguson poses for the camera at the UFC Fan Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 24, 2021. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Glory Collision 3 Weigh-in Results: Verhoeven-Ben Saddik Trilogy Battle Cleared

A storied kickboxing rivalry that began over a decade ago will see its rubber match play out atop Glory: Collision 3 for heavyweight gold. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 video: Marvin Vettori flips off, cusses out Paulo Costa in heated faceoff

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori came face-to-face for the first time ahead of UFC Fight Night 196. And to no one’s surprise, things got a bit heated.
After …read more

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Face Off! Vettori Double Birds Costa During UFC Vegas 41 Staredowns

YouTube – MMA Junkie

Well, it should be no surprise to anyone that the staredown between Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa for their UFC Vegas …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 live results: Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori

Full UFC Vegas 41 live results from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas begin at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Saturday, October 23, on MMAWeekly.com. Click on …read more

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Alex Caceres Is Just Here to Fight

“Bruce Leeroy” Is Truly In It For The Love Of The Game And Plans On Using His Wealth Of Combat Experience To Get A Win At UFC Fight Night: Costa …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 weigh-in results: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori make light heavyweight limit after late curveball

Paulo Costa | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

After finally settling on a weight class, Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori are official for Saturday’s main …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Video: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori make weight for revised UFC Fight Night 196 main event

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori is finally official after multiple weight class changes ahead of UFC Fight Night 196.
Fight week began with Costa (13-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) …read more

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Nate Diaz shifts focus to Tony Ferguson with cryptic Twitter callout

Nate Diaz is moving on from a possible fight against Vicente Luque and now wants a piece of Tony Ferguson.
Diaz (20-13 MMA, 15-11 UFC) took to social media on Friday …read more

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Volkanovski: Ref & Commentary Bias Shows People Are Against Me

UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski has cited Herb Dean’s reason for allowing Brian Ortega to continue fighting at UFC 266 and the commentary of his UFC 251 fight against Max …read more

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Vettori explains why he’s fighting Costa at 205 pounds

Marvin Vettori ahead of his fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 263.

Vettori and Costa usually compete at 185 pounds. Marvin Vettori and …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Costa, Vettori tip scales for UFC Fight Night clash

Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori, who originally agreed to a middleweight bout, hit the scales Friday ahead of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night showdown, which will now be contested as a …read more

Source:: ESPN

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UFC Fight Night 196 Weigh-in Results: Costa, Vettori Make Light Heavyweight Limit

The drama over the middleweight-turned-light heavyweight Ultimate Fighting Championship headliner came to an end when Paulo Costa hit the scales.
…read more

Source:: Sherdog

Bellator 269 Weigh-in Results: Fedor, Johnson on Target for Headliner; 2 Prelims Canceled

Although no main card matchup suddenly shifted weight classes the night before weigh-ins, there was plenty of drama to go around at the Bellator MMA weight ceremony on Friday morning. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Kamaru Usman: Leon Edwards didn't get next title shot because he 'sh*t the bed' against Nate Diaz

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman thinks Leon Edwards only has himself to blame for not being next in line for a title shot.
Edwards, who hasn’t lost since dropping a unanimous …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Nate Diaz teases interest in Tony Ferguson fight, Conor McGregor responds

Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Nate Diaz has a fellow fan favorite in his sights.
The welterweight star tweeted out an image of former …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Nate Diaz conveys interest in fighting Tony Ferguson

UFC welterweight contender Nate Diaz conveyed his interest in fighting Tony Ferguson by sharing a photo of him on his social media. Ferguson this week conveyed his own interest in …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 weigh-in results: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori on weight for 205lbs fight

The official weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 41 took place on Friday in Las Vegas, and 28 of the 28 fighters scheduled to compete have made weight. In the headliner, Paulo …read more

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Bellator 269 Weigh-in Results: Two fighters miss weight

The athletes competing on Saturday’s Bellator 269 fight card in Moscow, Russia officially weighed in on Friday morning.

The event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Fedor Emelianenko and Tim …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Video: Paulo Costa ends drama, makes light heavyweight for UFC Fight Night 196

Paulo Costa went through many weight revisions ahead of UFC Fight Night 196, but ultimately hit the final contracted number ahead of his fight with Marvin Vettori.
Fight week began with …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

‘We’re Gonna Slap This Motherf—ker’

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Marvin Vettori details exactly what happened behind the scenes with his Paulo Costa fight going from middleweight to a catchweight …read more

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‘Average at best’, Cormier slams Fedor’s legacy

Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 237. | Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images

The former UFC heavyweight champion does not rate Fedor Emelianenko as one …read more

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Retro Robbery Review: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado

Fedor Emelianenko and Fabio Maldonado at Eurasia Fight Night 50 in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 17, 2016 | Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 4:17 pm By
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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Borrachinha!’

Brazilian powerhouse, Paulo Costa, will battle heavy-handed Italian, Marvin Vettori, this Saturday (Oct. 23, 2021) at UFC Vegas 41 inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It’s been little more than …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Jones Fires Back At Detractor, Claims He is “Still Winning”

Jon Jones is not shying away from social media in light of recent situations.

Jon Jones has been out of UFC competition for some time now. Early last year, the …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 4:17 pm By
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Paulo Costa Sees 'Only Good Things Coming'

Despite A Turbulent Week, Paulo Costa Is Ready To Take On Marvin Vettori And Sees Only Good Things On His Road Back To A Middleweight Title Shot
Read the Full …read more

Source:: UFC

Posted on October 22, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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Essential Leech | The Best Of Li Jingliang

Ahead Of His Return At UFC 267, Get Primed With Some Of The Greatest Hits Of “The Leech”. Prelims Get Underway At A Special Time: 1030am/730am ETPT.
Read the Full …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Weigh-In Results | UFC Fight Night: Costa vs Vettori

The Fighters Have Stepped On The Scales Before Their Saturday Showdowns. Prelim Action Gets Underway At 1pm/10am ETPT.
Read the Full Article Here
…read more

Source:: UFC

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'Rumble' Johnson rips Paulo Costa's UFC weight cut disaster: 'Even I didn't make up excuses'

When Anthony Johnson of all people has something negative to say about a fighter’s weight cut, it’s likely the sign of a problem.
Johnson (23-6 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), a current Bellator …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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The Future Is Here For Jeff Molina

Flyweight Prospect Looks To Keep The Momentum From His Bonus-Worthy UFC Debut
Read the Full Article Here
…read more

Source:: UFC

Posted on October 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Photos: Bellator 269 official weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out these photos from the official weigh-ins and faceoffs for Bellator 269 in Moscow. (Photos courtesy of Bellator MMA) …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Live! UFC Vegas 41 Weigh-In Results!

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its upcoming UFC Vegas 41 mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Namajunas “For Sure” Would Love To Avenge Past Loss To Esparza

UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Rose Namajunas says she would love to avenge her past defeat to #3-ranked contender Carla Esparza.

The pair fought at The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Clark claims Cruz’s beef with Monster exec put fighters at risk

Jessica-Rose Clark accuses Dominick Cruz of nearly costing her and others their jobs | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Clark’s accusations against Cruz are vague …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Jeff Molina admits he didn’t know much about Daniel Da Silva but confident he’ll finish him in the first round

Jeff Molina is eager to step back into the Octagon, despite not knowing much about his UFC Vegas 41 opponent, Daniel Da Silva. Molina is coming off his UFC debut …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

UFC Vegas 41 Weigh-in Results and Live Stream

The athletes competing on Saturday’s UFC Vegas 41 fight card will officially weigh in on Friday morning at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

Middleweight contenders Paul Costa and Marvin Vettori …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Josh Emmett returns to face Dan Ige at UFC 269

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Josh Emmett will return before the end of the year just as he had hoped.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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Paulo Costa explains why he has not gotten vaccinated yet

Ahead of his main event fight at UFC Vegas 41, UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa explained why he has not gotten vaccinated yet. Costa takes on Marvin Vettori in the …read more

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Rising contender Ilia Topuria reflects on his first year in the UFC: 'I'm extremely satisfied'

Ilia Topuria has done plenty of noise in this first year competing under the UFC lights.
This month marked the one-year anniversary since “El Matador” debuted for the biggest MMA organization …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz believes Paulo Costa missed weight in order to get cut by the UFC

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz believes that middleweight contender Paulo Costa missed weight in order to get cut by the UFC. Costa was scheduled to meet Marvin Vettori in a middleweight …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

The simple, but effective way the UFC forces fighters to accept fight bookings

UFC brass, Dana White, Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard influence matchmaking | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The UFC needs to stop announcing fights that …read more

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Schaub Squashes Beef With Helwani: ‘I Didn’t Realize How Bad I Hurt Him’

After weeks of one of the strangest beefs in MMA history, Brendan Schaub says he is done squabbling with Ariel Helwani.

For months, Helwani let Schaub talk about him without saying …read more

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Prochazka Shows Off ‘War Hair’ For UFC 267 Back-Up Gig

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We may not see top light heavyweight contender Prochazka in the cage at UFC 267, but he’ll be hard to …read more

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Missed Fists: Fighter crushes foe with one of the nastiest standing elbow knockouts ever, more

Sharaputdin Magomedov lands a knockout elbow on Mikhail Allakhverdian at an AMC Fight Nights show in Sochi, Russia on Oct. 16, 2021 | @Grabaka_Hitman, Twitter

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Jan Blachowicz on the struggles of UFC light heavyweight Johnny Walker: “Something bad happened with him”

UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz has spoken about what he believes has gone wrong with Johnny Walker. For a while it seemed as if Walker was going to be …read more

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'I won't let this guy get away with it': Marvin Vettori explains why he's fighting Paulo Costa at 205 pounds

After multiple weight changes, Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa will throw down in a light heavyweight bout in the main event of UFC Fight Night 196 on Saturday.
On media day …read more

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Marvin Vettori explains how Paulo Costa fight ended up at 205lbs

UFC middleweight title contender Marvin Vettori explains how this Saturday’s Paulo Costa fight ended up taking place at 205lbs. Vettori and Costa were scheduled to fight in a five-round middleweight …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes Fedor Emelianenko would have been “average at best” in the UFC

UFC color commentator Daniel Cormier believes that heavyweight MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko would have been “average at best” in the UFC. At one point in time just over a decade …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 weigh-in video

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At the UFC Vegas 41 weigh-ins, all 28 fighters on Saturday night’s fight card at the UFC …read more

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Costa vs. Vettori Preview: Has Costa lost his motivation to be great?

Paulo Costa fighting Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Get the low down on the main card action of …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Costa vs. Vettori Preview/Prediction

A 195-pound catchweight showdown sets the UFC Apex ablaze when Paulo Costa meets Marvin Vettori this weekend at UFC Vegas 41.

The main event features Italy’s Vettori attempting to right …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: ‘Costa Vs Vettori’ Predictions

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Former UFC middleweight title contenders Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori, who are both coming off championship losses to reigning division …read more

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