Paul Felder Ready To Show Improvements In His Game In Rematch With Barboza

Paul Felder will look to avenge his first career loss when he rematches Edson Barboza next month at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, and he is eager to show the …read more

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Dana White: Henry Cejudo needs to defend flyweight title next or give up the belt 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Henry Cejudo needs to defend the flyweight title in his next fight or he won’t be able to call himself ‘Triple C’ any longer.
The reigning …read more

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VIDEO | Henry Cejudo responds to ‘Waldo’ in latest Twitter attack

Not long ago, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo hinted at an imminent weight class change. Contrary to his previous comments, however, he’s not floating a move to lightweight. Instead, …read more

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Michael Chiesa calls for Brock Lesnar vs. Gabi Garcia fight amid Cejudo-Shevchenko talk

Henry Cejudo raised eyebrows last week when he challenged women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko to an “inter-gender” bout. UFC welterweight contender Michael Chiesa is stepping it up a notch by …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Dana White’s Tuesday Night Marketing Meeting

The latest metrics are in and we turn to the ACME Needle-O-Matic to see who is and (more importantly) isn’t moving the needle.
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Coach: Anthony Pettis not expected to need surgery for UFC 241 injuries, hopes to compete again in 2019

Anthony Pettis | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It didn’t look good for Anthony Pettis after going three action-packed rounds with Nate Diaz at UFC 241, but his outlook for …read more

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Thomas Almeida gives injury update, hopes for end-of-year return

It’s been awhile since we’ve last heard from Thomas Almeida.
He hasn’t competed since January 2018, a second round TKO loss to Rob Font at UFC 220. He was briefly linked …read more

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Mickey Gall wants fight with ‘little dumb beast’ Mike Perry

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Mickey Gall wants to see Mike Perry backup his trash talk on Twitter. Mickey Gall is more than willing to …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White speaks further on Zuffa boxing, admits sport ‘might be so broken that it can’t be fixed’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Recently, Dana White announced that he had made a key hire for his overtures in boxing and that Zuffa boxing would be up and running …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: Live 1pm ET / 10am PT

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This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
For this episode, José Youngs is joined by MMAFighting’s own Petesy Carroll as they break down some …read more

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Masvidal on Diaz fight: ‘We’re just negotiating now’

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Jorge Masvidal responds to Nate Diaz’s callout at UFC 241, while giving a brief update on their much-awaited fight. When Nate Diaz called …read more

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Get to know Brazilian welterweight Thiago Rela ahead of Bellator 225

Welterweight Thiago Rela makes his Bellator debut on Saturday night against a UFC veteran.
Rela (10-7 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) meets New England’s Jon Manley (11-6 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) in a 175-pound …read more

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Paulo Costa hopes Israel Adesanya beats Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 so he can 'erase him'

Paulo Costa scored the biggest win of his young UFC career at UFC 241, and he hopes to faces Israel Adesanya next.
And just like Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) chimed …read more

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Dana White open to Cormier return for Miocic trilogy: 'I don't think he should retire'

LAS VEGAS – Count UFC president Dana White among those who believes a third fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier might be something pretty special.
“Stipe and Cormier, that was …read more

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UFC wants Henry Cejudo vs. Joseph Benavidez, or it's no more 'Triple C'

LAS VEGAS – If Henry Cejudo wants to keep his “Triple C” persona moving forward, he better start thinking about a cut down to 125 pounds.
The UFC bantamweight and flyweight …read more

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Midnight Mania! Yoel Romero Used ‘Dirty’ Tactics? No Way?!?

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Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero’s bout …read more

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Early adversity in Contender Series can't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC

Phil Rowe had to survive a rough start to his fight on Dana White’s Contender Series, but the welterweight came on strong and ended up getting the show’s only UFC …read more

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DWCS 25 Highlights: Phil Rowe Finishes Leon Shabazyan

Things didn’t look good for Phil Rowe earlier on against Leon Shabazyan, but he took over in a big way. Rowe and Shabazyan collided inside the UFC Apex in Las …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series results: Philip Rowe lone contract winner after thrilling main event

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Philip Rowe made sure at least one Contender Series contract was handed out on Tuesday.
On a night full of steady, if unspectacular performances, Rowe …read more

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Phil Rowe Nets Only UFC Contract on Episode 9 of Dana White’s Contender Series

There was only room for one. …read more

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Respect! Schaffroth (And His Dense Bones) Have A Plan For Fortune At Bellator 225

Bellator 225 takes place at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., this weekend (Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, featuring a Heavyweight rematch between Matt Mitrione (13-6, 1 NC) versus Sergei Kharitonov …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Aug. 20: How do things shake out after UFC 241?

UFC 241 was one one of the year’s most eventful fight cards. Stipe Miocic’s fourth-round finish of Daniel Cormier had implications both the heavyweight division and the pound-for-pound rankings. Nate …read more

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McGregor Reacts To Diaz Win...But Will There Be A Trilogy?

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After Nate Diaz scored a win over Anthony Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 241 last Saturday night (Aug. …read more

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DWCS 25 Highlights: Steve Garcia Stops Desmond Torres

Steve Garcia emerged victorious over Desmond Torres at DWCS 25. Garcia went one-on-one with Torres inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. It didn’t take long for Garcia to …read more

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Stipe Miocic explains how Anderson Silva helped him beat Daniel Cormier

Stipe Miocic is once again the heavyweight champion of the world. In the main event of UFC 241, the Cleveland native TKO’d Daniel Cormier to reclaim the title.
However, after the …read more

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Octagon girl Jhenny Andrade announces pregnancy

Brazilian Octagon girl Jhenny Andrade will become a mother in 2020. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jhenny Andrade will soon have to step away from her role as an …read more

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McGregor ‘motivated’ for comeback after Diaz’s win at UFC 241

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Conor McGregor had some congratulatory words for Nate Diaz after UFC 241 over the weekend. Nate Diaz put on …read more

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MMA Junkie Rankings Report: What did UFC 241 mean?

UFC 241 was certainly a monumental event. FromSabino Mazo’s show-opening win over Shana Dobson toStipe Miocicclosing things with a fourth-round finish of Daniel Cormier to regain the heavyweight belt, there …read more

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Mike Perry thought he might die following fight at UFC Uruguay

Mike Perry thought the worst after his UFC Uruguay fight with Vicente Luque.
After the fight, Perry was transported to the hospital for his badly broken nose and he started to …read more

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Bellator 225's Ricky Bandejas hopes gym switch will propel him to bantamweight contendership

After suffering back-to-back losses inside the Bellator cage, bantamweight Ricky Bandejas decided it was time to make a change.
The 27-year-old from New Jersey made the decision to switch camps ahead …read more

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UFC rankings: Diaz in at welterweight, Cormier falls hard

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UFC 241 shook up the official rankings pretty good. UFC 241 had an amazing main card and was very high on the relevancy scale …read more

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Jorge Masvidal accepts Nate Diaz’s challenge: ‘It’s a fight that the fans want’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal is more than willing to meet Nate Diaz inside the Octagon.
Taking to his newly launched YouTube page, the man known as “Gamebred Fighter” …read more

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Paulo Costa accuses 'nice guy' Yoel Romero of dirty tactics in UFC 241 fight

Paulo Costa went through a grueling fight with Yoel Romero and picked up the biggest win of his career.
He defeated Romero via unanimous decision at UFC 241 in a bout …read more

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Pic: Rousey Nearly Loses Finger During ‘Freak Accident’

Ronda Rousey recently took to social media to show off the finger she almost lost while filming “9-1-1,” a television show on FOX. According to the former Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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DWCS 25 Live Results Tonight (Aug. 20)

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series rolls along tonight (Aug. 20). The UFC Apex in Las Vegas plays host to the 25th edition of DWCS. Headlining the card will be …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Claims He’s In Negotiations To Fight Nate Diaz

Jorge Masvidal says he’s already in negotiations to fight Nate Diaz. The mixed martial arts world is buzzing over a potential bout between Masvidal and Diaz. This past Saturday night …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 3, Week 9 Results

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MMA Fighting has Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Week 9 results Tuesday from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
On the five-fight card, multiple UFC contracts could …read more

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LIVE! ‘Contender Series’ Results, Play-By-Play Updates

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The world’s “toughest job interview” continues this evening as 10 fighters “vie to fulfill their dreams of earning a UFC contract.” We’re not over …read more

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Jorge Masvidal says negotiations for Nate Diaz fight underway

Negotiations for fights are “super necessary,” and Jorge Masvidal claims talks are underway for a bout with Nate Diaz.
If ring rust truly exists, Diaz is immune. He stepped inside the …read more

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UFC 241 fight night weights: 13 of 24 fighters exceeded 10% threshold

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See how much fighters weighed on the night of UFC 241 in California. One of the benefits of the UFC holding an event in …read more

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Royce Gracie's advice to son Khonry: 'Whatever you do, you've got to be the best'

Befitting his legendary surname, there’s no surprise what strengths Khonry Gracie will play up when he returns to the cage at Bellator 225.
The son of Royce, Khonry Gracie (1-1 MMA, …read more

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Jorge Masvidal says he would fight his friend Colby Covington (video)

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Jorge Masvidal says that he is …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 2019 - Week 9 results and discussion

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Discuss the ninth episode of season three of Dana White’s Contender Series, which features Leon Shahbazyan vs. Phil Rowe as the main event. Tonight …read more

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Bellator's Scott Coker: Cris Cyborg decision should come within two weeks

True to his word, Bellator president Scott Coker has entered negotiations with former UFC featherweight champ Cris Cyborg.
Coker said negotiations are ongoing with Cyborg’s management firm Paradigm. The Bellator chief …read more

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Miocic: Anderson Silva inspired his body shots against DC

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Stipe Miocic gives credit to Anderson Silva for reminding him to attack Daniel Cormier’s body at UFC 241 and recapture the heavyweight title along …read more

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Fight Motion! Watch Miocic, Diaz And More Do Work Via Ghost Cam

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the pay-per-view (PPV) market last Saturday (Aug. 17, 2019), staging UFC 241 from inside Honda Center in Anaheim, …read more

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Ben Askren Announces Upcoming Match-Up With Demian Maia

Ben Askren has a date for his UFC return. And he’s claiming it’s against grappling wiz Demian Maia. That’s according to the onetime hyped star, who announced on Twitter today …read more

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Skidding Ben Rothwell reunites with Roufusport ahead of UFC on ESPN 7

Ben Rothwell is going back to his roots in hopes of busting out of the first three-fight skid of his career.
With hopes of turning things around against Stefan Struve at …read more

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Masvidal accepts Diaz challenge, wants Dec. fight

After being called out by Nate Diaz, Jorge Masvidal has accepted the challenge and wants to schedule a fight between the two in December, he said Tuesday. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: Negotiations underway for Nate Diaz fight

UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal now has his own YouTube channel, and it’s the source for all “Gamebred” hype videos.
Two days into his new job as a content creator, Masvidal posted …read more

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Dan Hardy to re-enter USADA testing pool for possible UFC comeback

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“The Outlaw” could be inching his way closer to a return to the UFC. Dan Hardy, 37, is taking the …read more

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Costa, Pettis Draw Six-Month Sits After UFC 241

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UFC 241 injuries and medical suspensions for the athletes who competed at “Cormier vs Miocic 2” event on Saturday August 17, 2019, from inside …read more

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Ronda Rousey nearly loses finger while filming (WARNING: Graphic Image)

WARNING: Graphic image of Ronda Rousey’s injured finger below
Former UFC champion and WWE Superstar Ronda Rousey on Tuesday reported via her Instagram page that she nearly lost her finger while …read more

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Askren: Maia Fight Is A Done Deal For Oct. 26

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A rumored showdown between Ben Askren and Demian Maia seems to have been signed, sealed and soon-to-be delivered. That’s …read more

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Unfiltered Episode 318: Barstool Sports and Derek Brunson

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Conor McGregor Says Nate Diaz’s Comeback Win Is ‘Motivating’

Nate Diaz is getting massive props from his rival Conor McGregor. Diaz returned to the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 241 this past Saturday night (Aug. 17). The …read more

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Eryk Anders vs. Gerald Meerschaert in the works for UFC Fight Night from Tampa 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A middleweight showdown between Eryk Anders and Gerald Meerschaert is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Tampa, Fla. on …read more

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Conor McGregor: Nate Diaz’s win was motivating ‘for my own comeback’

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

For better or worse, the names of Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will forever be intertwined.
The UFC stars took …read more

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Video: Dominick Reyes felt Jon Jones lost to Thiago Santos, hints at title shot after next win

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — UFC light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes stopped by UFC 241 to preview his upcoming fight against Chris Weidman, give his take on Jon Jones’s …read more

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Video: Bellator champ Ryan Bader tases his brother-in-law

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Being married to Ryan Bader’s sister has its downsides. Ryan Bader likes to make life miserable …read more

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Ryan Bader won 'Family Feud' with this answer that had Steve Harvey bustin' up

Ryan Bader’s status as the best heavyweight fighter on the planet might be highly debatable, but when it comes to one-liners under pressure, he might just be the best – …read more

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McGregor salutes Diaz, alludes to trilogy fight

Conor McGregor congratulated Nate Diaz for his win at UFC 241 and hinted that he would be open for a trilogy fight. …read more

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Conor McGregor tells Nate Diaz 'I'll be prepared for it if we go again'

All eyes were on Conor McGregor’s social media feeds on Saturday night after Nate Diaz returned to action and dispatched Anthony Pettis at UFC 241.
The former UFC lightweight and featherweight …read more

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UFC 241: Paulo Costa vs Yoel Romero recap video

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See the highlights and recap from UFC 241: Paulo Costa vs Yoel Romero. Costa defeated Romero in an epic three-round battle, both men left battered and …read more

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UFC Rankings Update: Daniel Cormier Plummets On Pound-For-Pound List

The official UFC rankings have been updated following last weekend’s (Sat., August 17, 2019) UFC 241 from Anaheim, California. In the UFC 241 main event, Stipe Miocic made a triumphant …read more

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Conor McGregor sends message to Nate Diaz after UFC 241

Three years ago today, in the main event of the stacked UFC 202 card, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz stepped into the cage for an anticipated rematch. Ireland’s McGregor sought …read more

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Graphic Image: Ronda Rousey Suffers Grotesque Injury On TV Set

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently sustained an absolutely gruesome injury while filming on a television set. According to a report from TMZ Sports, Rousey was shooting on …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series: Week 9 preview and weigh-ins

We hit the home stretch of this Contender Series season, with a new batch of very talented fresh faces hoping to make a major statement. Summer’s almost over, and so …read more

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RIZIN Boss In Contact With McGregor For NYE

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, is the biggest draw in mixed martial arts (MMA), so there’s …read more

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Rousey nearly loses finger while filming TV show

Ronda Rousey nearly lost her middle finger recently while filming the Fox show 9-1-1, she posted Tuesday on Instagram. …read more

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Steve Garcia Jr. excited to fight Desmond Torres to earn a UFC contract

After waiting nearly half the year for his first bout of 2019, bantamweight Steve Garcia Jr. was able to impress when he had his first fight of the year this …read more

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Ronda Rousey shows off gruesome injury where she nearly lost a finger filming ‘9-1-1’

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Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey avoided major injuries during her fighting career, but it turns out filming a television show can be even more …read more

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Paul Felder Details ‘Peeing Blood’ Following First Edson Barboza Match-Up

Paul Felder is looking to get his first-ever loss back when he rematches Edson Barboza in the co-main event of September’s UFC 242 from Abu Dhabi. The two talented strikers …read more

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Latest UFC Boston Fight Card, ESPN Line Up

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Is undefeated UFC light heavyweight contender, Dominick Reyes, championship material? He’ll need to get past former middleweight kingpin, Chris Weidman, …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show: UFC 241 aftermath, Rogan explains DC interview

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Episode 33 discussion: The best moments of UFC 241, Joe Rogan’s exlanation for interviewing DC after being knocked out, Aldo’s plan to drop to 135, Nunes-GDR …read more

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Molly McCann, Deron Winn fights announced for UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston 

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The UFC’s upcoming return to Boston will be headlined by a pair of fights featuring top contenders at light heavyweight and featherweight along with a …read more

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Cormier not surprised Miocic’s chin held up in rematch

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Daniel Cormier wasn’t expecting another first-round knockout of Stipe Miocic when they fought for the second time last weekend at UFC 241. Daniel Cormier …read more

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Francis Ngannou: 'It would be unfair' for UFC to not give me Stipe Miocic rematch

There is a new heavyweight king as Stipe Miocic reclaimed his title at UFC 241, taking out Daniel Cormier in the fourth round.
And the next challenger already awaits. That man …read more

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Desmond Torres not sweating the small stuff heading into Dana White’s Contender Series

Bantamweight Desmond Torres couldn’t have asked for a much better start to 2019 than he’s had.
In two bouts this year, Torres has won both. Not only that, but he’s picked …read more

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Ronda Rousey reveals gruesome on-set injury that nearly severs finger (PHOTOS)

Ronda Rousey has competed in the Octagon, taken crazy bumps in a WWE ring, but she may have suffered her most gruesome injury yet last week while filming a television …read more

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Dominick Reyes: 'A win over Chris Weidman guarantees me a title shot'

ANAHEIM, Calif. – In Dominick Reyes’ mind, there’s a lot riding on his October fight in Boston.
Reyes (11-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC), a 29-year-old light heavyweight, will take on former middleweight …read more

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Perry Wants ‘Funky’ Charity Bout

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As you might expect, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight warrior, Mike Perry, is going to be on the sidelines for …read more

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Ben Askren Says Demian Maia Fight is ‘Done Deal’

According to Ben Askren, his next fight is booked and will be against Demian Maia on Oct. 26 at UFC Fight Night 162 in Singapore. “Funky” tweeted out the scrap …read more

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Georges St-Pierre believes Paulo Costa has earned middleweight title shot

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre was tuned in for UFC 241, and just like everyone else who watched, he was blown away by the main card war …read more

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Joe Schilling vs. Tony Johnson set for Bellator 229

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Joe Schilling will make the walk to the Bellator cage once again.
On Tuesday morning, sources confirmed Schilling will square off against Tony Johnson in a …read more

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Masvidal’s manager: Diaz is bigger fight than Usman title shot

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Abraham Kawa plans to meet with UFC brass later this week to discuss a potential Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz bout. After his five-second knockout …read more

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Ben Askren says Demian Maia fight done deal for UFC on ESPN+ 20

A matchup between two of the top grapplers in the welterweight division is likely to headline UFC on ESPN+ 20 when Ben Askren meets Demian Maia.
Askren on Tuesday shared on …read more

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Askren: Maia fight ‘done deal’ for UFC Singapore

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Ben Askren will look to rebound from his first MMA loss in a crucial welterweight pairing with veteran Demian Maia. Two of the best …read more

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Quitting Not In Maki Pitolo's Vocabulary

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Eryk Anders, Gerald Meerschaert Set for UFC Fight Night 161 in Tampa

After a brief stint at light heavyweight, Eryk Anders will return to the middleweight division for his next bout. There, he will take on Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Fight Night …read more

Source:: Sherdog

RIZIN planning something ‘quite strange,’ could involve Conor McGregor

Nobuyuki Sakakibara, the President of Japanese combat sports promotion RIZIN Fighting Federation, has no objections to promoting an unconventional fight here and there. Look no further than last year’s wild …read more

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Eryk Anders vs. Gerald Meerschaert added to UFC on ESPN+ 19 in Tampa

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Eryk Anders is making the drop back down to 185 pounds.
Anders, who’s had three of his past …read more

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Francis Ngannou calls for rematch with Stipe Miocic

UFC 241’s main event saw the former heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic rematch Daniel Cormier and reclaim the heavyweight belt. Many heavyweight fighters will now be pushing for the next title …read more

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Nate Diaz doesn’t know who Colby Covington is

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Colby Covington may be making a lot of noise, but he apparently hasn’t gotten Nate Diaz’s attention. After UFC 241, …read more

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Duke Roufus ‘blown away’ Anthony Pettis fought with broken foot, sees 155 return next

Anthony Pettis will find out Tuesday whether surgery is needed for the broken foot he suffered in his loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 241.
Pettis’ longtime head coach, Duke Roufus, …read more

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Mike Perry Wants To Fight Ben Askren For Charity

Mike Perry has his sights set on Ben Askren. Perry suffered a rough split decision loss to Vicente Luque earlier this month. During the bout, Luque hit a flying knee …read more

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Covington Nearly Got Jumped At UFC 241

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They don’t call him “Chaos” because he’s so amiable.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender, Colby Covington, was on …read more

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Zubaira Tukhugov says he's fighting Lerone Murphy at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi

Zubaira Tukhugov will get to compete alongside teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov after all.
He took to Instagram to announce that he will be taking on newcomer Lerone Murphy in a featherweight bout …read more

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Would Georges St-Pierre return to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov? He has mixed feelings

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While former two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre announced his official retirement on Feb. 21, 2018, the prospect of a fight with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series 25 live results: 10 more prospects go for UFC contracts (8 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns on Tuesday night for the 25th installment of the hugely popular talent-finding event, and ninth of the current series. As usual, MMA …read more

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