UFC on ESPN+ 6 discussion thread

NASHVILLE – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC on ESPN+ 6 event at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., which kicks off at 5 p.m. ET …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 6 play-by-play and live results (5 p.m. ET)

NASHVILLE – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC on ESPN+ 6 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at …read more

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UFC Nashville Results: Thompson vs. Pettis

MMA Fighting has UFC Nashville results of the Thompson vs. Pettis event March 23 from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., plus live blogs of the top fights, and live …read more

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Island Fights 54 results: Mike Davis, Chase Hooper score impressive finishes in featured bouts

A pair of Dana White’s Contender Series vets impressed at tonight’s Island Fights 54 event, with Mike Davis and Chase Hooper both scoring big wins.
The card streamed live on UFC …read more

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Casey Kenney Obliterates Vince Cachero in LFA 62 Main Event

The LFA has crowned its first-ever two-division champion. …read more

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LFA 62 results: Casey Kenney claims second title belt in violent fashion

Casey Kenney made LFA history, and he did it in emphatic fashion, violently claiming an interim bantamweight title to go along with his interim flyweight belt, as well.
Kenney (11-1-1) earned …read more

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Bellator 218 results and video: Sanchez edges out Karakhanyan

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 218, where Emmanuel Sanchez defeated Georgi Karakhanyan in the main event. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Munhoz Facing Discipline For Cage-Climbing Celebration Of Garbrandt KO

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
You thought Cody Garbrandt going hog-wild and exchanging recklessly with Pedro Munhoz …read more

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Bellator 218 ‘Sanchez vs Karakhanyan 2’ Recap & Highlights!

Bellator 218 ‘Sanchez vs Karakhanyan 2′ aired Fri. night (Mar. 22, 2019) from WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs …read more

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Bellator 218 results: Emmanuel Sanchez outlasts Georgi Karakhanyan to win rematch

The second fight between Emmanuel Sanchez and Georgi Karakhanyan played out differently, but the result was the same: Sanchez having his hand raised in the end.
“El Matador” swept the scorecards …read more

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Emmanuel Sanchez Outlasts Georgi Karakhanyan in Bellator 218 Rematch

Aesthetically pleasing it was not, but Emmanuel Sanchez nevertheless laughed last. …read more

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Masvidal Offers McGregor ‘Three Piece Combo’ This Summer In Ireland

Hot off of his scintillating knockout win over Darren Till earlier this month at UFC London, welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal is looking to give Conor McGregor a “three-piece combo” this …read more

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Tyron Woodley says 'dope' fight with Conor McGregor makes sense

NASHVILLE – Call-outs of Conor McGregor aren’t exactly unheard of among the UFC’s roster. Still, it’s fair to say not that many people were expecting this to be the call-out …read more

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Bellator 218 results: Emmanuel Sanchez moves to 2-0 against Georgi Karakhanyan

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Georgi Karakhanyan gave him some fits, but Emmanuel Sanchez rallied in the third to take a unanimous decision in their rematch.
Sanchez (18-4 MMA, 10-3 BMMA) beat Karakhanyan …read more

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Bellator 218 results: Valentin Moldavsky spoils Linton Vassell's move to heavyweight

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Linton Vassell’s move to heavyweight looked strong early, but eventually Valentin Moldavsky took over.
Moldavsky (8-1 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) outworked Vassell (19-8 MMA, 7-6 BMMA) for a unanimous …read more

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Coach wants Henry Cejudo to rematch Joseph Benavidez next

Back in January, Henry Cejudo defended his flyweight title when he knocked out T.J. Dillashaw in 32 seconds.

Following the fight, it was expected that Cejudo would move up in …read more

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Julia Budd defends Bellator women's featherweight title vs. Olga Rubin on July 12

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Bellator will return to Oklahoma in July, and the women’s featherweight title will be on the line.
Champion Julia Budd (12-2 MMA, 6-0) BMMA) will defend her belt …read more

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Bellator 218 results: Anatoly Tokov survives first-round barrage to tap Gerald Harris in second

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Gerald Harris was perhaps seconds away from his first Bellator win – and on another night, he might’ve gotten a stoppage.
Harris (25-8-1 MMA, 0-3-1 BMMA) put Anatoly …read more

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‘Wonderboy’ Wants Lawler After UFC Nashville

Former UFC title challenger Stephen Thompson will try to reclaim his spot among the welterweight best tomorrow night (Sat., Mar. 23, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 6 live on ESPN+ …read more

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Till releases statement after Masvidal loss: ‘Fight game is a tough one’

Darren Till is coming to terms with his second loss in a row. Darren Till is looking to reevaluate things following a second straight loss. The Liverpool fighter was …read more

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UFC Nashville 'Inside Access': Tyron Woodley previews card with Mike Bohn

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The UFC makes its return to “Music City” on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 6, and MMA Junkie has been on site all week with coverage.
A welterweight …read more

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Conor McGregor Admits He Considered Rematching Jose Aldo At UFC 237

Conor McGregor believes that several of the men he has defeated in the UFC deserve a rematch. That includes former UFC featherweight king Jose Aldo, who the Irishman dispatched in …read more

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Till Talks UFC London Loss - ‘Few Things Need Refocusing Now’

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till was expecting to do better last weekend against Jorge Masvidal in UFC London’s main event, but unfortunately for “Gorilla,” who was coming off …read more

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Tate: Dillashaw’s USADA case may be similar to Jones’ ‘picogram’ situation

Former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is seeing similarities between the USADA cases of T.J. Dillashaw and Jon Jones. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 148 ‘Thompson vs. Pettis’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

UFC Fight Night 148 airs live in its entirety on ESPN+. The prelims will begin at 5 p.m. ET and the main card starts at 8 p.m. ET. …read more

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Thompson eyeing hometown scrap with Lawler after UFC on ESPN+ 6

Stephen Thompson would like to fight Robbie Lawler after his bout with Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville. …read more

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McGregor Wants Mayweather Rematch: ‘I’ll Send His Head Into The Bleachers’

Conor McGregor may have been busting up cell phones earlier this month, but the former UFC champion is also eager to crack Floyd Mayweather Jr. upside his head in a …read more

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Jose Aldo hospitalized with bacterial infection, still expected to fight at UFC 237

Jose Aldo has been hospitalized with bacterial infection, MMA Fighting has confirmed following a report by Combate.
The former UFC featherweight champion suffered a small cut in his knee that led …read more

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Watch Stephen Thompson’s Top 5 Finishes ahead of UFC Nashville

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Count down Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson’s Top five finishes so far in his UFC career. Will Anthony Pettis get added to the list on Saturday in Nashville?
TRENDING > Michael …read more

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Maycee Barber Can't Be Rattled

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John Lineker believes the vacant bantamweight title is good for the division

As news generally does, especially in the MMA world, it can come with some serious shock value. This week was no different.

On Wednesday, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw revealed that …read more

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Aldo Hospitalized With Infection Ahead Of UFC 237

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been hospitalized with an infection just two months out from his co-main event tilt with Alexander Volkanovski this May at UFC 237 in …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis staff picks and predictions

Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis fight card. The Bloody Elbow team has made its picks for UFC Nashville, …read more

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Now at heavyweight, Linton Vassell looking forward to potential rematch with Ryan Bader

Linton Vassell would love to get a rematch with Ryan Bader someday.
Just his luck, Bader happens to hold the title in the division that Vassell will be making his debut …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 6 breakdown: Will Curtis Blaydes vs. Justin Willis be close?

UFC on ESPN+ 6 takes place Saturday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. In the co-main event, a heavyweight clash goes down as Curtis Blaydes meets Justin Willis.
Between their 22 combined …read more

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Darren Till Breaks His Silence Following Stunning KO Loss to Jorge Masvidal

Darren Till is taking some time off to refocus and reset following a stunning second round knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night in London last weekend. Following …read more

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Bellator 218 live stream, results, PBP

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 218 in Thackerville.
Join us tonight (Friday, March 22) on Bloody Elbow for live results …read more

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Former UFC champion Jose Aldo hospitalized with bacterial infection in Rio de Janeiro

Seven weeks before a scheduled UFC 237 meeting with Alexander Volkanovski (19-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC), former featherweight champion Jose Aldo (28-4 MMA, 10-3 UFC) has been hospitalized with a bacterial …read more

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Josh Emmett Ready To Shine At UFC Philadelphia After A “Tough Year”

Josh Emmett is excited to get back to work The Team Alpha Male product hasn’t fought since a second-round TKO loss to Jeremy Stephens at UFC on FOX 28 in …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 218 Results & Play-By-Play Updates

Bellator 218: “Sanchez vs. Grimshaw” airs TONIGHT (Fri., March 22, 2019) on Paramount Network (and DAZN) from WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Former No. 1 contender Emmanuel …read more

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Coach Prefers Henry Cejudo Rematch Joseph Benavidez, Forget Vacant Bantamweight Title

UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo has a lot of options for his next fight inside the Octagon. Initially, it was a foregone conclusion that “The Messenger” would challenge TJ Dillashaw …read more

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UFC Nashville's Luis Pena apologizes for weight miss, approaching cut the wrong way

“The Ultimate Fighter 27” vet Luis Pena was certain he’d have no trouble dropping to featherweight.
But after missing weight by 2.5 pounds for his division debut opposite Steven Peterson (17-7 …read more

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Pedro Munhoz facing punishments from NAC for UFC 235 post-fight celebration

UFC 235 took place at the beginning of this month and it was a massive event as expected. There were several fighters who added to their respective highlight reels and …read more

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Gutierrez To Showcase A Different Fighter

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UFC 237 | Jose Aldo hospitalized ahead of bout with Alexander Volkanovski

Bad news has begun to brew in regards to one of UFC 237’s big fights in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 11.

Combate has reported that former UFC featherweight champion, …read more

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UFC ‘Nashville’ - New Blood!

The Flyweight and Bantamweight divisions are something of a circus right now, what with the latter’s champion failing a drug test and the former only tenuously still existing, but that …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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The heavyweight king of KSW, Phil De Fries, isn’t afraid to admit that MMA can be ‘scary’

KSW staff have managed to separate promotional heavyweight champion Philip De Fries from a game of Resident Evil long enough for him to conduct an interview ahead of his KSW …read more

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Frank Shamrock allegedly left a dog in a truck for 5 days

Former UFC champion Frank Shamrock told a local news channel he is responsible for abandoning a dog in an airport parking lot. According to ABC news affiliate WFAA, former …read more

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Bellator 218 Results: Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2

MMA Fighting has Bellator 218 results for the Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2 fight card Friday night from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla.
In the main event, Emmanuel Sanchez will …read more

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Conor McGregor believes Jose Aldo, Dustin Poirier, and Max Holloway deserve rematches

Conor McGregor is looking for a fight and some previous opponents come to mind as a potential next opponent.

During his Q&A session in Chicago, while discussing former opponents, McGregor …read more

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Luis Pena Apologizes For Missing Weight Ahead Of UFC Nashville

Luis Pena missed weight for his featherweight bout against Steven Peterson for the UFC’s Nashville event. Pena was also the only on the card that missed weight and that is …read more

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Darren Till reacts to loss in UFC London main event

Saturday’s UFC London main event did not play out the way Darren Till envisioned.

Returning to action for the first time since his unsuccessful title challenge at UFC 228 this past …read more

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Report: Jessica Aguilar Steps In to Face Marina Rodriguez at UFC Philadelphia

Taking the fight on very short notice, Jessica Aguilar is looking to bounce back from a recent loss by replacing Alexa Grasso, where she will meet Marina Rodriguez at UFC …read more

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Stephen Thompson Eyes Third Title Shot

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Jose Aldo Reportedly Hospitalized, Bout With Alexander Volkanovski In Question

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo might not make it to fight night against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237. Combate is reporting that Aldo has spent the past two days …read more

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Pettis says he’d never fight Askren to save himself from embarrassment

Anthony Pettis is not willing to lock horns with Ben Askren inside the UFC Octagon. …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘Wonderboy!’

One of the sport’s finest strikers, Stephen Thompson, will duel with fellow traditional martial artist, Anthony Pettis, this Saturday (March 23, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 148 from inside Bridgestone …read more

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Darren Till releases statement on loss to Jorge Masvidal, vows to ‘be back a different animal’

UFC London didn’t go as planned for Darren Till, but he guarantees he’s not going anywhere.
The UFC welterweight suffered a brutal loss in the main event of UFC’s recent event …read more

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In the world of pro combat sports, the times they are a-streamin'

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Photos: UFC, Bellator and more MMA ring card girls through the years

What a week for fight fans with a credit card and working WiFi. Seems like both those things are …read more

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7 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 6

After an eventful trip to London this past weekend, the UFC is back in the States for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 6 fight card, which takes place in Nashville.
In the …read more

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UFC Nashville weigh-in video: Thompson vs. Pettis set, but one fighter off the mark

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Watch as the fighters for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 6 stepped on the scale on Friday in Nashville, Tenn., to make their bouts official.
The card is topped …read more

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Bellator 218 Live Stream & Results Tonight (March 22)

 The time has arrived for Bellator 218. The card will take place tonight (March 22) inside the WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, OK. The main card will …read more

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Casey Kenney, Vince Cachero preview LFA 62 main event with Phoenix Carnevale

LFA returns to Dallas tonight with history on the line in the main event.
In the main event, interim flyweight champion Casey Kenney (10-1-1) will move up a division and challenge …read more

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UFC Nashville Odds: Can Anthony Pettis upset Wonderboy and a run at welterweight?

Top welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson headlines UFC on ESPN+ 6 on Saturday, where he is tasked with welcoming former lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis to the 170-pound division in Nashville, …read more

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Levi Mowles, Ahmet Kayretli preview LFA 62 co-main event with Phoenix Carnevale

LFA returns to Dallas tonight with a pair of bantamweight bouts at the top of the card.
The main event features an interim bantamweight title fight that will see interim flyweight …read more

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Woodley calls out McGregor: ‘You get through Tyron and we’ll talk’

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has called out Conor McGregor. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling: Henry Cejudo welcome to return to 135 and ‘get smacked up’

The bantamweight kingdom is currently without a ruler — in the wake of T.J. Dillashaw announcing his own ‘adverse’ USADA finding and subsequently relinquishing his title — and that means …read more

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Darren Till breaks silence on knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal, admits lack of focus

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Jorge Masvidal def. Darren Till at UFC London: Best photos

Six days after suffering a devastating knockout loss in front of fans in his home country, Darren Till finally has broken …read more

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Predictions! Breaking Down ‘Thompson Vs Pettis’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in action this Sat. night (March 23, 2019) with the UFC Fight Night 148 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, taking place inside …read more

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Jessica Aguilar replaces Alexa Grasso, will face Marina Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 2

Marina Rodriguez has a new opponent for next week’s UFC event.
The unbeaten Contender Series alum, who was matched-up against Alexa Grasso at the UFC on ESPN 2 card in Philadelphia, …read more

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Conor McGregor calls for rematch with Floyd Mayweather, ‘I’ll send his head into the bleachers’

Conor McGregor is looking for a fight and there are a lot of rematches he has in mind. During a recent Q&A in Chicago, McGregor was asked about a potential …read more

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Jorge Masvidal calls for summer scrap with Conor McGregor

Fresh off a stellar knockout victory over British welterweight contender Darren Till, Jorge Masvidal is now targeting a showdown with former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor.

Jorge Masvidal made …read more

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Maycee Barber thinks UFC still could build Mackenzie Dern fight

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NASHVILLE – After an eye-popping debut, Maycee Barber called out an old rival in Mackenzie Dern.
Now that Dern is pregnant and unlikely …read more

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Rogan, Usman Explain ‘Marty From Nebraska’

Marty is short for Kamaru, which is short for Kamarudeen.
That’s according to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, who is sometimes referred to as “Marty from Nebraska” by …read more

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UFC Nashville weigh-in results: Thompson 170.5, Pettis 171; Pena overweight

Only one fighter missed weight at UFC Nashville, and it’s the one who made the curious decision to drop a weight class. The UFC Nashville official weigh-ins have wrapped up, …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Anthony Pettis explains why he won’t fight Ben Askren

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is set to debut in the welterweight division tomorrow night, as he’s scheduled to battle Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in the main event of UFC …read more

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson wants to beat Anthony Pettis then headline UFC debut in South Carolina

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has been anxiously awaiting his opportunity to return while searching for opponents since late last year.
Unfortunately the former two-time title contender didn’t get booked until the UFC …read more

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Level Change Podcast: ESPN’s pay-to-pay PPV model, UFC Nashville picks

Episode 12 discussion: ESPN’s pay-to-pay PPV model, Dillashaw’s drug test failure, Conor McGregor’s UFC shakedown, UFC Nashville preview, Bisping to HOF, fight news dump …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Casey Kenney expects LFA ‘champ-champ’ status to lead to UFC call

Interim or not, Casey Kenney is ready to be recognized as one of the best at 125 and 135 pounds.
Kenney won the Legacy Fighting Alliance interim flyweight title last November …read more

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Aldo hospitalized with an infection, Volkanovski bout in jeopardy

Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo could be forced out of his bout at UFC 237 because of a bacterial infection. After a successful start to his 2019, Jose Aldo suffered …read more

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Bellator 218: Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2 fight card preview

Check out the breakdown of Friday’s Bellator 218 main card, including the rematch between Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Georgi Karakhanyan in the main event. For an in-depth breakdown of each …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 6 staff predictions: Who are our two unanimous picks in Nashville?

Thompson
vs.
Pettis
Blaydes
vs.
Willis
Makdessi
vs.
Pinedo
Figueiredo
vs.
Formiga
Pena
vs.
Peterson
Aldrich
vs.
Barber

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 49-18

Thompson
(82%)

Blaydes
(84%)

Makdessi
(65%)

Figueiredo
(56%)

Pena
(78%)

Barber
(85%)

Fernanda Prates
@nandaprates_
2019: 49-18

Thompson

Blaydes

Makdessi

Formiga

Pena

Barber

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 48-19

Thompson

Willis

Makdessi

Figueiredo

Pena

Barber

Trent Reinsmith
@TrentReinsmith
2019: 48-19

Thompson

Blaydes

Makdessi

Figueiredo

Pena

Barber

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2019: 46-21
2017 Champion

Thompson

Willis

Makdessi

Figueiredo

Pena

Barber

Ben Fowlkes
@BenFowlkesMMA
2019: 46-21
2016 Champion

Thompson

Willis

Makdessi

Formiga

Pena

Barber

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2019: 45-22

Thompson

Blaydes

Makdessi

Formiga

Peterson

Barber

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 44-23

Thompson

Blaydes

Makdessi

Figueiredo

Pena

Barber

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2019: 44-23
2014 Champion

Thompson

Willis

Makdessi

Figueiredo

Pena

Barber

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2019: 44-23

Thompson

Blaydes

Makdessi

Figueiredo

Pena

Barber

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: …read more

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UFC Nashville weigh-in staredowns

After UFC Nashville weigh-ins, all the fighters squared off Friday morning. Check out the staredown video above.
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Posted on March 22, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Face Off! Thompson Stares Down Pettis In Nashville

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, has abandoned his post at 155 pounds following a dreadful run from 2015-16, which included an unsuccessful stint in the promotion’s …read more

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Report | Tyson Fury gets opponent for summer return

According to a report from ESPN, lineal heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) will return to the ring on June 15 opposite Germany’s Tom Schwarz (24-0, 16 KOs). …read more

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Report | Tyson Fury gets opponent for summer return

According to a report from ESPN, lineal heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) will return to the ring on June 15 opposite Germany’s Tom Schwarz (24-0, 16 KOs). …read more

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Watch: Dan Hardy Reacts To Jorge Masvidal’s KO Over Darren Till

Jorge Masvidal’s knockout win over Darren Till at UFC London was something not many mixed martial arts (MMA) fans saw coming. “Gamebred” hadn’t fought in over a year, and Till …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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KSW 47 Weigh-in Results: Champ vs. Champ Main Event Official; One Heavy

KSW is making a splash in their first event of 2019 by putting on a superfight, with light heavyweight champ Tomasz Narkun moving up to heavyweight to challenge the divisional …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on March 22, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Nashville - Main card preview

Get the scoop on the main card action of UFC Nashville, including a pivotal heavyweight contest between Curtis Blaydes and Justin Willis. …read more

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Bellator 218 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 218 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 6:45 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows …read more

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UFC Nashville: Thompson vs. Pettis weigh-in face-offs

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Following Friday’s official weigh-in, the fighters competing on the UFC on ESPN+ 6 fight card faced off with their opponents.
UFC on ESPN+ 6: Thompson vs. Pettis lands in …read more

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UFC Nashville Weigh-In Faceoffs (Video)

Tomorrow night (Sat. March 23, 2019) UFC on ESPN+ 6 goes down from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. In the main event of the night, two-time welterweight title challenger …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Frank Shamrock responds to reports of animal cruelty investigation

On Thursday night, WFAA-TV in Dallas reported that inaugural UFC light heavyweight champion Frank Shamrock was being investigated for animal cruelty after tying his mother’s dog Zelda to the back …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Anthony Pettis Reveals Why He Won’t Fight Ben Askren

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has no interest in fighting teammate Ben Askren. “Showtime” is jumping up to welterweight this weekend (Sat. March 23, 2019) against two-time 170-pound title …read more

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UFC Nashville weigh-in face-offs video: Justin Willis jaws back at Curtis Blaydes' father

NASHVILLE – Justin Willis has been vocal throughout the build-up to his UFC on ESPN+ 6 fight with Curtis Blaydes, and that didn’t stop at the weigh-ins. In fact, things …read more

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Great News For ‘Sunshine State’ Potheads

Good news for all the potheads competing at UFC on ESPN 3.
It seems the Florida State Boxing Commission is changing its zero-tolerance policy on cannabinoids and will instead enforce regulation …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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MMA Rundown - 3/22-3/24: LFA, Shooto, and Island Fights on tap for busy weekend

Whole lot of fights this week, and a lot to look out for. …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Coach Discusses What’s Next For UFC ‘Champ Champ’ Amanda Nunes

UFC “Champ Champ” Amanda Nunes has numerous options for her next fight. “The Lioness” now has two belts to defend after downing Cris Cyborg for the 145-pound throne. When she …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Fights To Watch Before UFC Nashville

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Tyson Fury Opponent For Summer Return Confirmed

Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s (27-0-1, 19 KOs) next opponent after signing with ESPN and Top Rank Boxing last month has been confirmed. ESPN reports that Fury will be facing …read more

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