Report: UFC Headed To Kazakhstan On June 13

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is expected to finalize its upcoming trip to the Astana Arena in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, according to a …read more

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John McCarthy gives his take on Dan Hooker vs. Paul Felder scorecards: ‘It’s not a robbery’

Bellator commentator and veteran MMA official John McCarthy believes that Paul Felder edged out Dan Hooker at UFC Auckland, but admits it was not a robbery.
Hooker won a narrow split …read more

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Bryce Mitchell vs. Charles Rosa in the works for UFC Oklahoma City

Bryce Mitchell and Charles Rosa are close to getting what they asked for.
The UFC is working on adding a bout between the two featherweight fighters to UFC Oklahoma City. While …read more

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Physician with alleged ties to UFC legends charged in fraud, money laundering scheme totaling over $120 million

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A would-be physician with business ties to several MMA stars faces serious charges after being indicted over a fraud and money laundering scheme that allegedly …read more

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Anthony Smith: ‘Deontay Wilder has no shot ever moving forward to beat Tyson Fury’

The entire sports world has been buzzing over last Saturday’s Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury rematch, which saw Fury hand Wilder his first pro loss and claim the WBC heavyweight …read more

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Chael Sonnen Comes To The Defense Of Henry Cejudo vs. Jose Aldo

While some are carrying their torches and pitchforks, Chael Sonnen likes the idea of Henry Cejudo vs. Jose Aldo. UFC president Dana White has confirmed to ESPN that Cejudo will …read more

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Khabib headed into toughest fight yet, says Conor McGregor picking easy opponents

While Conor McGregor and Dana White seem adamant that McGregor has returned to the realm of contenders after the Irishman defeated Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in his return to the Octagon, …read more

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Costa responds to Adesanya following 9/11 apology: ‘Glad you learned your lesson’

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“Glad you learned your lesson. Now shut your big mouth already. Respect the people and be ready to be erased.” Despite their …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 27 pre-event facts: How Joseph Benavidez can make history with title win

The UFC hosts an event in Virginia for the fifth time in company history on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 27, which goes down at Chartway Arena in Norfolk and …read more

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Khabib rejects McGregor rematch talk yet again

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says any talk of a rematch with Conor McGregor is premature and simply about “about drama and money.” …read more

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Dan Hardy breaks down potential Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje match-up

Rumors have sparked about a Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje match-up targeted for this summer. If it happens, of course, the winner would be able to lay claim to a …read more

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UFC partners with cryptocurrency company to produce ‘digital collectables’

Dapper Labs, the company responsible for CryptoKitties, has announced a partnership with the UFC to provide a “new digital experience” for MMA fans around the world.
Dapper Labs is a cryptocurrency …read more

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Henry Cejudo vs. Jose Aldo opening betting odds released

The sportsbooks have released the opening betting odds for the upcoming main event of UFC 250 between UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo and Jose Aldo.
The UFC officially announced this week …read more

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Khabib Thinks Tony Ferguson Is Tougher Than Previous UFC Opponents

While others may be overlooking Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov certainly isn’t. Nurmagomedov is scheduled to put his UFC lightweight championship on the line against Ferguson on April 18. The 155-pound …read more

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Khabib: Mac Ain’t Back, Fought Washed-Up Cerrone

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“This is not real championship fight. But if we talk about drama and money, of course this is good.” — …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Conor McGregor Rematch ‘Not Real Championship Fight’

As Khabib Nurmagomedov’s upcoming clash with Tony Ferguson draws near, the reigning lightweight champion is focused on an opponent that he claims is his most difficult to date. …read more

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Stephen A. Smith stands by Donald Cerrone criticism: ‘I know what the hell I saw’ at UFC 246

Stephen A. Smith | Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

He might be new to MMA, but Stephen A. Smith doesn’t want to hear any criticism of his criticism.
The ESPN pundit …read more

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Scientists might have uncovered what causes post-concussion headaches

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A study from the University of Arizona may lead to better treatment of for the symptoms of concussion. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov on Conor McGregor rematch: People just want drama; 99 percent know I win again

Khabib Nurmagomedov continues to reiterate that a Conor McGregor rematch does nothing for him, personally.
UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) defeated McGregor at UFC 229, where the …read more

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Who hasn't been willing to fight Ryan Hall? 'The Wizard' is calling them out by name

UFC featherweight Ryan Hall is still looking for a fight.
The grappling ace hasn’t fought since his unanimous decision win over Darren Elkins in July and is itching to return but …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo ‘Surprised’ To Be Fighting For UFC Flyweight Title

Deiveson Figueiredo didn’t expect to be fighting for the undisputed flyweight title. In the main event of UFC Norfolk, Figueiredo will battle Joseph Benavidez for the vacant strap. Yet, he …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says recent opponents are ‘not tough like Tony Ferguson’

UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is well aware of how tough his upcoming opponent Tony Ferguson is. In fact, he considers Ferguson a tougher test than his other recent opponents …read more

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Bryce Mitchell vs. Charles Rosa in the works for UFC Oklahoma City

Bryce Mitchell and Charles Rosa have been asking for it, the fans have been in agreement, and it looks like everybody may just get their wish after all.
Sources confirmed …read more

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UFC Bantamweight Sean O’Malley Teams With Video Platform Taki

Sean O’Malley has partnered with a new video platform, Taki to document the lead up to his UFC 248 fight. Taki announced in a press release that they will be …read more

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VIDEO | Joseph Benavidez taps out Ryan Seacrest with a guillotine choke

Joseph Benavidez has proven his guillotine chokes aren’t reserved for just fighters.
The flyweight joined the Live with Kelly and Ryan show to promote his upcoming title fight and show off …read more

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Ngannou unimpressed by ‘lucky’ Rozenstruik, guarantees KO win

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Four finishes in four fights isn’t enough forJairzinho Rozenstruik to impress Francis Ngannou. Jairzinho Rozenstruik might have finished all his fights so far in …read more

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New Rankings! Hooker Cracks Lightweight Top 5

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Dan Hooker is now a Top 5 lightweight.
“The Hangman” improved his position in the official UFC rankings with a “Fight of the Night” performance …read more

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Chael Sonnen defends Henry Cejudo vs. Jose Aldo booking

The next crack at UFC bantamweight champ Henry Cejudo will go to former UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo. Unfortunately, this matchup is generating quite a bit of controversy, as Aldo …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz shuts down Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje rumor: It's absolutely false

.According to Dominance MMA head Ali Abdelaziz, the rumored fight between Conor McGregor and Justin Gaethje isn’t happening.
After news emerged that discussions between both Gaethje and McGregor’s teams have started …read more

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Dana White Comments On UFC 251 Being Held In Perth

The UFC is returning to Perth and Dana White is expressing his excitement. UFC 251 is set to take place inside the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia on June 6. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov more motivated than ever: Past opponents not as tough as Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov knows he’s facing a different kind of opponent on April 18.
UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) takes on former interim titleholder Tony Ferguson (25-3 MMA, 15-1 …read more

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‘Queen’ Wants Covington To ‘Bow Down And Say Sorry’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington, made a bunch of enemies at American Top Team (ATT) …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov slams Conor McGregor for ‘ducking tough matchups’

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes his arch rival Conor McGregor is targeting easy matchups and avoiding legitimate challenges.
Speaking to TMZ, Nurmagomedov disparaged McGregor’s recent win over the veteran Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, and …read more

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Leon Edwards wishes he could’ve fought Darren Till at UFC London last year to prove he’s ‘the best in the UK’

Leon Edwards thinks it’s crazy how different he and Darren Till’s careers went in 2019.
Last March at UFC London, Till was the main event against Jorge Masvidal while Edwards was …read more

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Juan Adams considers UFC run a ‘good learning experience,’ believes he could return to promotion

Juan Adams didn’t have much time to develop as a fighter before he got the call to the UFC.
Adams made his amateur debut in September of 2016 and quickly turned …read more

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Is Ali Abdelaziz trying to sabotage his own client, Justin Gaethje?

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Ali Abdelaziz should campaign for, not against Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje On Monday there was talk about a potential summer showdown between Conor …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Conor McGregor rematch only good for ‘drama and money’

Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Khabib Nurmagomedov is well aware of the ups and downs of the Conor McGregor experience.
Hardly a week goes by where a second …read more

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Calderwood Logging Off To Avoid Twitter Takes

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UFC fan favorite, Joanne Calderwood, will compete for the promotion’s flyweight title when she battles Valentina Shevchenko in the upcoming …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA thoughts: Jose Aldo is a legend, but title shot is iffy

There are more deserving challengers to Henry Cejudo’s bantamweight belt, writes Ariel Helwani. …read more

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Stephen A. Smith: Backlash Over Cowboy Cerrone Criticism Was ‘Ridiculous’

Stephen A. Smith will not be changing his tune on Donald Cerrone’s performance at UFC 246. Last month, Conor McGregor made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon. In the …read more

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Thiago Alves opens up about UFC departure, switch to Bare Knuckle FC, more

Thiago Alves is about to start a new chapter in his fighting career.
The long-time UFC welterweight contender and former title challenger recently signed with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship after finishing …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Twitch streamer comments on Saturday’s UFC flyweight title bout

What could a keyboard warrior possibly have to say?

How many of you have been following DJ’s …read more

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Joseph Benavidez no longer consumed by UFC title, but he’ll be happy to finally win it

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

For a huge part of his fighting career, Joseph Benavidez was consumed with becoming a champion.
After rising up the ranks in the WEC’s bantamweight division, …read more

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Jon Jones and Jan Blachowicz seemingly agree to title fight on Twitter

Jon Jones and Jan Blachowicz have seemingly confirmed on social media that they’re going to fight for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.

Ever since Jan Blachowicz dismantled Corey Anderson at UFC …read more

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Report | UFC planning to hold June Fight Night event in Kazakhstan

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is planning to make its debut in Kazakhstan this summer with a Fight Night event in June.

As reported by MMA Fighting, the aim is for the …read more

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Stephen A. Smith: ‘Bright lights’ were too much for Cerrone

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Stephen Smith admits he is still learning about MMA, but his criticism of Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 is justified. Despite facing heavy criticism …read more

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Morning Report: Dan Hooker interested in Dustin Poirier or Justin Gaethje: ‘Those are the only two options that make sense for me’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Last weekend, Dan Hooker scored the biggest win of his career, taking a split decision over Paul Felder in the main event of UFC Auckland. …read more

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MMA Rankings Report: Where do Dan Hooker, Paul Felder go after epic fight?

Dan Hooker beat Paul Felder in an early contender for “Fight of the Year” in Saturday’s UFC Auckland main event.
The fight was close enough that all three judges scored it …read more

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UFC 248 lineup finalized: Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero tops double-title tilt

UFC 248 will feature a championship doubleheader showcasing four elite competitors from all over the world.
Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya of New Zealand will put his title on the line against …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: Live 1p.m. ET / 10a.m. PT

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
For this episode, José Youngs and Peter Carroll are joined by former Titan FC champion, UFC veteran and current Brave CF flyweight …read more

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Aljamain Sterling claims the UFC is milking Jose Aldo for “every last dollar”

After the news was announced about a bantamweight title fight between champion Henry Cejudo and former featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who is coming off a loss in his last fight, …read more

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Midnight Mania! Watch: Epic UFC Spinning Sh*t Knockouts Compilation

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

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Justin Gaethje says he’d ‘love’ to fight in Dublin

Justin Gaethje is interested in fighting Dublin, Ireland.
Gaethje has recently been calling out Conor McGregor and there were reports they are linked to a summertime scrap. Given there is an …read more

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Report: Volkanovski vs. Holloway rematch to headline UFC 251

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Alex Volkanovski’s first featherweight title defense is slated to be in his home country of Australia. Alex Volkanovski took the men’s featherweight title away …read more

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Predictions! UFC ‘Norfolk’ Undercard Preview - Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing a bevy of “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Feb. 29, 2020) when UFC Fight Night 169: …read more

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Benavidez Chokes Out Daytime Show Host (video)

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Kazakhstan Targeted for UFC Event on June 13

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is expected to plant its flag in Kazakhstan for the first time on June 13. …read more

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UFC targets Kazakhstan for potential June 13 card

The UFC has expanded to nearly every corner of the globe during its aggressive growth spurt over the past decade-plus.
And now the world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion appears poised …read more

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Oddsmakers have Fury favored over Joshua, 2020 bout unlikely

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Check out the betting lines for Tyson Fury’s next possible matchup, including a heavyweight unification bout with Anthony Joshua, and odds in a Deontay …read more

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Video: Eddie Hearn rips off Dana White to hype upcoming boxing card

Eddie Hearn has risen to prominence in the world of boxing promotion, in large part, by being what other guardians of the sweet science are not: The Matchroom Boxing chief …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk demands apology from Colby Covington: ‘Bow down to the Queen and say sorry’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is still not a fan of her teammate, Colby Covington.
Covington had a public falling out with Jorge Masvidal and Dustin Poirier at American Top Team. And, it didn’t …read more

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Manager Denies Early Talks Underway For Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje

Ali Abdelaziz insists there’s no truth to the report that Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje is in preliminary talks. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC is in the very …read more

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Stephen A. Smith says Deontay Wilder blaming costume for loss might be the ‘most embarrassing excuse’ ever

Stephen A. Smith is not a fan of Deontay Wilder partially blaming his costume for his loss to Tyson Fury.
Last Saturday, Deontay Wilder was taking on Tyson Fury in their …read more

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Video: Will Fleury calls out Fabian Edwards following Bellator Dublin victory

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DUBLIN – Will Fleury is high on his striking despite a submission victory over Justin Moore at Bellator Dublin. The SBG fighter …read more

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Ali Shoots Down McGregor-Gaethje Showdown

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A rumored Lightweight showdown between Justin Gaethje and Conor McGregor — which was said to be going down sometime this summer — seems to …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Feb. 25: Dan Hooker climbs the charts

Dan Hooker beat Paul Felder with a razor-thin split decision in the UFC on ESPN+ 26 main event.
There were plenty of viewers who scored the fight for Felder, but it …read more

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Deontay Wilder plans to sack coach who threw in the towel against Fury

Deontay Wilder is going to make his coach pay for throwing the towel in during his Tyson Fury rematch, by sacking him.
“The Bronze Bomber” faced “The Gypsy King” in their …read more

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McGregor stresses importance of post-fight career plan: The fight game is cruel

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“Athletic life is short right? As cruel as it sounds no-one really cares about the athlete post career.” Get in. Get …read more

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Contender Series Alum Gets ‘Violent Bob Ross’ At UFC Norfolk

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Pena, meanwhile, recently inked a new deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after coming up short in his previous bout against Matt Frevola.
UFC …read more

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UFC targets Kazakhstan for June 13 event

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The UFC is expected to put a new pin on its international travel map this summer.
The promotion is targeting an event …read more

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Sterling slams Cejudo-Aldo title fight: Nobody wanted to see this

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Aljamain Sterling says Henry Cejudo vs. Jose Aldo is “the fight that no one asked for and that nobody wanted …read more

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Ion Cutelaba Eyes Big Step Forward In Norfolk

In His Eighth Fight For The UFC, The Light Heavyweight Is Putting The Pieces Together
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Chael Sonnen Says Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury Stoppage Was ‘Bizarre’

Chael Sonnen thinks it was bizarre that Deontay Wilder’s second cornerman threw the towel in against Tyson Fury. This past Saturday, Wilder and Fury had their highly-anticipated rematch. There, it …read more

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Alan Patrick vs. Christos Giagos, Raphael Pessoa vs. Alexander Romanov added to UFC Lincoln

Alan Patrick (pictured) fights Christos Giagos in a lightweight bout at UFC Lincoln on April 25 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A pair of Brazilian fighters have been added …read more

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Video: Joseph Benavidez puts Ryan Seacrest in guillotine on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'

https://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=6135852628001Joseph Benavidez has one of the most important nights of his career coming up Saturday, but he’s making some time during fight week to have a little fun along the …read more

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Manager denies Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje fight rumor: ‘Absolutely false’

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz is denying the rumored matchup between UFC lightweight superstar Conor McGregor and his client Justin Gaethje.
On Monday, ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC was in …read more

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Video: Fury receives hero’s welcome as he arrives back home in Manchester

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Tyson Fury is back in the UK to celebrate his championship win over Deontay Wilder. He’s partied in Las Vegas, and now it’s time …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo surprised to be fighting for undisputed title at UFC on ESPN+ 27

Deiveson Figueiredo didn’t think he’d be fighting for real gold this weekend.
The flyweight contender takes on Joseph Benavidez in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 27 on Saturday night …read more

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Joanne Calderwood Not Listening To Talk That Valentina Shevchenko Is Unbeatable

Joanne Calderwood isn’t listening to anyone counting her out against Valentina Shevchenko. At UFC 251 in Perth, Australia on June 6, Calderwood will fight for the flyweight title against Shevchenko. …read more

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Free Fight! Figueiredo Submits Elliott In One

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As a result of the impressive submission, it was easy to see why UFC opted to pit Figueiredo up against Benavidez …read more

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Bellator weekend TV numbers up from late 2019

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Bellator opened its 2020 television season over the weekend with two non-major events on Paramount.
The numbers for both shows were up from …read more

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Aljamain Sterling says UFC considering four-man bantamweight tournament for next title shot

UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling says the UFC is considering booking a four-man tournament to determine the next contender at 135lbs.
It was officially announced on Monday that UFC bantamweight champion …read more

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Cejudo teams up with Gaethje in Conor McGregor callout

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Henry Cejudo and Justin Gaethje team up to call out Conor McGregor. UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo is called the …read more

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Stephen A. Smith Calls Deontay Wilder’s Costume Excuse ‘Embarrassing’

Stephen A. Smith believes Deontay Wilder’s costume excuse for losing his rematch against Tyson Fury isn’t a good look. This past Saturday night (Feb. 22), Wilder and Fury clashed in …read more

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14 of the best fighters to never win a UFC title

Many UFC fighters have come close to achieving the sport’s ultimate goal, but have just fallen short. Some have gone on incredible winning streaks and never even gotten a title …read more

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Stephen A. Smith stands by Donald Cerrone criticisms: ‘I know what the hell I saw’

Following the UFC 246 main event which saw Conor McGregor defeat Donald Cerrone in a 40-second TKO, ESPN broadcaster Stephen A. Smith said he felt Cerrone’s performance was “atrocious.” That …read more

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Video: Watch Johnson Vs Blaydes Full Sumo Match

Imagine wrapping a Coleman thermos inside a ratty neckerchief and you can appreciate what poor Anthony Johnson was going through during his impromptu sumo match against fellow UFC veteran Curtis …read more

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Rematch! Martinez, Yanez Run It Back In Mexico City

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I know hating on the Texas athletic commission is now the cool thing to do, thanks to “incompetent judging and a poor system” at UFC 247 earlier …read more

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Joanne Calderwood reacts to being counted out against Valentina Shevchenko

Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood will get the next crack at UFC flyweight champion Valentina, but the MMA community isn’t giving her much of a shot.
Ahead of the fight, Calderwood has been …read more

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US taekwondo star accused of gang rape, again

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Taekwondo stars Steven López and Jean López have been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. [CW: The following …read more

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After 9/11 gaffe, Paulo Costa tells Israel Adesanya: ‘Respect people, and be ready to be erased’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya’s most bitter rival wasted no time in scolding him after a recent verbal gaffe.
UFC middleweight title contender Paulo Costa, still on the …read more

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UFC Norfolk Fight By Fight Preview

We Run Down The Entire Virginia Card From Top To Bottom
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Posted on February 25, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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VIDEO: Joseph Benavidez on Live with Kelly & Ryan

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Unfiltered Episode 370: Megan Anderson and John Morgan

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Francis Ngannou Not Impressed By Jairzinho Rozenstruik Ahead Of UFC Columbus

Francis Ngannou hasn’t seen anything impressive from Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Fight fans are eagerly anticipating the heavyweight tilt between Ngannou and Rozenstruik. The two will collide on March 28 inside Nationwide …read more

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Watch Deiveson Figueiredo submit Tim Elliott, securing title fight at UFC Norfolk

Deiveson Figueiredo will finally get a shot at the UFC flyweight title when he squares off with perennial contender Joseph Benavidez at UFC Fight Night Norfolk on Saturday, Feb. 29. …read more

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Titan FC 59's Max Rohskopf welcomes added attention on run to UFC

Max Rohskopf is ready for the big leagues.
The 25-year-old lightweight is regarded by many as a promising prospect who could very well end up in the UFC roster in the …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains what was ‘bizarre’ about Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 2 stoppage

Chael Sonnen is in awe of Tyson Fury but he did find something “bizarre” about his stoppage win over Deontay Wilder.
This past Saturday night (Feb. 22), Fury and Wilder collided …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung targeting summer return following eye surgery

“The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung, will be out of action until at least this summer because of an upcoming eye surgery.
The veteran UFC featherweight contender previously revealed that he …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Posted on February 25, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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The Mookie & Crookie Show 59: Wilder/Fury 2, UFC Auckland, John Nash

June M. Williams

Episode 59 discussion: Wilder/Fury 2 fallout, UFC Auckland main event recap, John Nash interview Welcome to The Mookie & Crookie Show, a spinoff of The Level …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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