Conor McGregor's manager to Dustin Poirier: Going public about donation money 'a low move'

The war of words between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor over donation money has extended to McGregor’s manager, who got involved by coming to his client’s defense.
Poirier revealed Sunday night …read more

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Conor McGregor says “the fight is off” with Dustin Poirier at UFC 264: “I’m going to fight someone else”

UFC superstar Conor McGregor trashed Dustin Poirier in a Twitter post and said that their fight at UFC 264 is not going to happen now. On Sunday night, Poirier took …read more

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Manager: Khabib Will ‘Smash John Cena’s Face’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired from mixed martial arts (MMA), walking away from …read more

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With Natan Levy out, Austin Hubbard welcomes newcomer Dakota Bush at UFC Vegas 24

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There’s been a switch to a lightweight matchup on Saturday’s UFC Vegas 24 event.
Sources close to the situation confirmed to …read more

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Conor McGregor threatens ‘inbred hillbilly’ Dustin Poirier that UFC 264 fight ‘is off’ amid donation dispute

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Conor McGregor has had it with Dustin Poirier.
A public dispute between the UFC stars arose over the …read more

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Jack Shore: 'The world's my oyster,' but I've got work to do

LAS VEGAS – Jack Shore beat Hunter Azure with a split decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ABC 2 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Anthony Joshua says he is lacing up his running boots for a fight with Tyson Fury: “No place to hide now! I’m coming!”

Anthony Joshua has hinted that an official announcement is coming regarding an undisputed heavyweight title fight against Tyson Fury. Over the course of the last few months we’ve all been …read more

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Till takes shot at Vettori’s UFC Vegas 23 performance

Darren Till after his fight with Robert Whittaker in July 2020 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Darren Till thinks he would of …read more

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Sage Northcutt out of ONE on TNT fight against Shinya Aoki, Eduard Folayang steps in as replacement

Sage Northcutt | ONE Championship

Sage Northcutt will not be making his return this month.
MMA Fighting confirmed with ONE Championship officials that Northcutt has been …read more

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Sources: Northcutt out of Aoki bout due to COVID

Sage Northcutt is out of his scheduled One Championship bout with legend Shinya Aoki due to lingering effects from COVID-19, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Luis Saldana worked through the infamous UFC jitters for first win in promotion

LAS VEGAS – Luis Saldana beat Jordan Griffin with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ABC 2 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Photos | Ben Askren reveals “boxer or pimp” walkout robe for Jake Paul boxing match

Former UFC fighter-turned-boxer Ben Askren has revealed what his walkout robe will look like this Saturday for the Jake Paul boxing match. Askren makes the walk to the boxing ring …read more

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Video: McGregor predicts how he’ll finish Poirier

Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier face off at the UFC 257 weigh-ins in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Conor …read more

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On To the Next One: Matches to make after UFC Vegas 23

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On the 39th episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on …read more

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Cody Law says Bellator 256 win was another good learning experience

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Cody Law is still early enough in his MMA career that every fight is going to be another learning experience.
This past Friday, Law (3-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) …read more

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Mackenzie Dern issues statement after submitting Nina Nunes at UFC Vegas 23

UFC women’s strawweight standout Mackenzie Dern has issued a statement following her submission win over Nina Nunes at UFC Vegas 23. Dern was facing the toughest test of her career …read more

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Jaylon Bates on getting a Japanese necktie for his first pro finish at Bellator 256

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Jaylon Bates won’t forget his first pro submission any time soon – and MMA fans likely won’t, either.
Bates (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) submitted Jeffrey Glossner (2-2 MMA, …read more

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Mike Perry takes a shot at Ben Askren: “So a fighter gets KO’d in 5 seconds so he gets a million dollar PPV opportunity”

UFC welterweight Mike Perry took a shot at Ben Askren, saying “a fighter gets KO’d in 5 seconds so he gets a million-dollar PPV opportunity.” This past Saturday at UFC …read more

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Da Un Jung doesn't care who's next – as long as it's on path to be best Asian fighter ever

LAS VEGAS – Da Un Jung beat William Knight with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ABC 2 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the …read more

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Dustin Poirier responds after Conor McGregor suggests he signed up for “a donation, not a debt”

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier responded after Conor McGregor suggested that the superstar signed up for “a donation, not a debt.” On Sunday night, Poirier made the stunning revelation that Team …read more

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What’s Next For Kevin Holland?

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Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone with UFC Vegas 23 going down last Saturday (April 10, 2021) inside …read more

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MMA SQUARED: The Diamond sends a message, after McGregor stiffs charity

MMA SQUARED, Chris Rini, UFC 264, Conor Mcgregor, Dustin Poirier | Chris Rini

Playing with my money is like playing with my emotions, Conor. …read more

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Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor battle over donation never made to charity after UFC 257

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Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor were essentially cordial to each other leading up to their rematch at UFC 257 but …read more

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Nainoa Dung says Bellator 256 win was redemption after lessons in losses

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With a win in his pocket, Nainoa Dung may be looking at his career as a clean slate.
Dung (4-2 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) snapped a two-fight skid with …read more

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Ngannou: Jones is ‘the No. 1 fight’ to make

Francis Ngannou speaks to the media following his knockout victory over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

“Jon Jones definitely …read more

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Daniel Rodriguez explains Joe Schilling’s request to throw a kick they practiced “on mushrooms” during fight with Mike Perry

Daniel Rodriguez has explained cornerman Joe Schilling’s request to throw a kick that the pair had done when they were “on mushrooms”. Rodriguez returned to action this past weekend and …read more

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Want to buy an NFT of the Paul-Robinson KO for $10m?

Jake Paul knocked out Nate Robinson in November. | Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Triller

Triller is selling one-of-a-kind NFTs of Jake Paul’s past …read more

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Impa Kasanganay looking for Daniel Rodriguez after submission win

LAS VEGAS – Impa Kasanganay beat Sasha Palatnikov with a second-round submission Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC on ABC 2 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the …read more

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Video: Ortiz responds to upcoming KKK rally in HB

Tito Ortiz at a political rally in LA in 2020. | Photo by fupp/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

Mayor pro tem Tito Ortiz has been pressured to …read more

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Poirier: McGregor ‘Ghosted Us’ Over Donation Money

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McGregor, however, insists he never got a line-by-line accounting of where the money was being spent, forcing his team to …read more

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Morning Report: Alexander Volkanovski discusses coaching TUF against Brian Ortega: ‘It’s gonna be good fun’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Last month, Alexander Volkanovski was supposed to defend his featherweight title against Brian Ortega at UFC 260. Unfortunately, a week before …read more

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Masvidal's last title chance? Would heavyweights rival McGregor's buzz?

Can Jorge Masvidal afford falling to 0-2 vs. Kamaru Usman? How big would Francis Ngannou vs. Jon Jones be? Our panel weighs in. …read more

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John Douma hopes Bellator 256 win keeps him around, even if he's unimpressed by his performance

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – John Douma burst onto the Bellator scene a couple years back with an upset of a highly touted prospect in Mike Kimbel.
But after a loss to Jornel …read more

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Final Fight Stats: Marvin Vettori sets a UFC takedown record

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Marvin Vettori set a record for takedowns in a UFC middleweight fight in defeating Kevin Holland Marvin Vetorri scored 11 …read more

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‘Ghosted’ - Poirier says McGregor never donated after TKO loss; Conor responds

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Conor McGregor never pushed through with his promise to donate to Dustin Poirier’s foundation. Prior to their rematch at UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor reacts after Dustin Poirier claims he didn’t follow through on promised charitable donation

Conor McGregor has reacted after Dustin Poirier accused him of not following through on a promised charitable donation following their rematch at UFC 257. McGregor and Poirier collided for a …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Conor McGregor didn't follow through with $500,000 charity donation

Dustin Poirier claims Conor McGregor didn’t follow through with his sizable charity donation in the aftermath of UFC 257.
Prior to their rematch in January, McGregor promised to donate $500,000 to …read more

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Dustin Poirier suggests Team Conor McGregor didn’t follow through with promise of charitable donation after UFC 257

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier suggested Team Conor McGregor didn’t follow through with their promise of a charitable donation after UFC 257. Before agreeing to a rematch at UFC 257, both …read more

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Vettori seeks vengeance against Adesanya following win over Kevin Holland

Marvin Vettori makes weight for his middleweight bout with Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 23. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

“I want Adesanya next. …read more

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Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 23

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UFC Vegas 23 went down yesterday (Sat., April 10, 2021) inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, which saw Marvin …read more

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Daniel Rodriguez hopes UFC keeps him busy after Mike Perry win: 'It's go time for me'

LAS VEGAS – Daniel Rodriguez thinks he’s got no time to waste.
The UFC welterweight doesn’t think he can afford to make much time off and believes now is the time …read more

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Video: Ryan Bader talks getting revenge on Lyoto Machida, having no preference in potential grand prix opponents

After getting one back against the first man to knock him out in his career, Ryan Bader is keeping an open mind when it comes to getting back his light …read more

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UFC Vegas 23: Fights to make

What’s next for Kevin Holland after his UFC on ABC 2 loss to Marvin Vettori? | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

All the best, most …read more

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LIVE! WrestleMania 37 Results — Day Two

Day one of the WrestleMania 37 event went down yesterday (Sat. April 10, 2021) from inside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. In the headlining act, XXX defeated XXX
Get the …read more

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Namajunas Makes Fight With Zhang About Communism: ‘Better Dead Than Red’

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In Rose Namajunas’ mind, this fight against Weili Zhang at UFC 261 represents a battle between Chinese communism and the …read more

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UFC on ABC 2 post-event facts: Marvin Vettori sets takedown record

The second of the UFC’s four April events took place Saturday with UFC on ABC 2 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The winning streak for Marvin Vettori (17-4-1 MMA, …read more

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Arnold Allen sees ideal matchup with Korean Zombie-Dan Ige winner following UFC Vegas 23 win

Sodiq Yusuff and Arnold Allen | Zuffa LLC

Arnold Allen has yet to be beaten inside the octagon and he wants to put this unbeaten …read more

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Scott Coker: Bellator ‘Most Likely’ Putting Together Interim Heavyweight Title Bout Soon

Ryan Bader is moving on in Bellator’s light heavyweight grand prix, and that means the heavyweight division could be moving forward – at least temporarily – without him.
…read more

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Dan Moret thinks he's on the way into the rankings after Bellator 256 win

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Following an upset win in his promotional debut, Dan Moret thinks he just might crack Bellator’s lightweight rankings this week.
Moret (15-6 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) opened up the …read more

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WWE WrestleMania 37 Day 2 start time, results, and discussion

Follow along and discuss day two of WrestleMania 37. The biggest pro-wrestling show of the year is back and things are a little less weird than last year. WrestleMania 37 …read more

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UFC Vegas 23: Vettori vs. Holland - Unofficial Awards

Marvin Vettori who fights Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 23 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Get a unique rundown of the …read more

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Mike Perry reacts to UFC Vegas 23 loss to Daniel Rodriguez: ‘I used to be great, I don’t know what happened’

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Mike Perry was left wondering where things went wrong following his unanimous decision loss on Saturday.
In the welterweight main card …read more

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Watch Robert Whittaker’s win over Jared Cannonier | UFC Vegas 24 free fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has been slow to jump back into a title fight, having lost the belt to current champion Israel Adesanya near the end of 2019. …read more

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‘Platinum Releases Statement aAfter UFC Vegas 23 Loss: ‘I Used To Be Great’

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Another bad loss for ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry Saturday night at UFC Vegas 23 was not “Platinum” Mike Perry’s night. …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ABC 2: Is the Mike Perry experience over?

What mattered most at UFC on ABC 2 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Kevin Holland after UFC on ABC 2 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Marvin Vettori after UFC on ABC 2 win?)
The mystique Kevin Holland created for himself with a memorable 2020 campaign was further squandered …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Marvin Vettori after UFC on ABC 2 win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Kevin Holland after UFC on ABC 2 loss?)
Marvin Vettori won his second consecutive UFC main event Saturday when he shut down Kevin …read more

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Rose Namajunas motivated to beat Zhang Weili for ‘what she represents’ to communism: ‘Better dead than red’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Rose Namajunas doesn’t see a reason to make things personal for her upcoming title fight against UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili, …read more

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Aljamain Sterling reveals timeframe for UFC return after opting for neck surgery

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling has revealed his timetable for his return to the Octagon after opting for neck surgery. Sterling became the new UFC 135lbs champion last month at …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz praises Coach Khabib Nurmagomedov: “He’s one of the best coaches I’ve ever seen”

Ali Abdelaziz praised fighter-turned-coach Khabib Nurmagomedov, saying that “he’s one of the best coaches I’ve ever seen.” Nurmagomedov recently retired from mixed martial arts, leaving the competitive aspect of the …read more

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Grappling Report: Team captains announced for Polaris Squads 3

A rundown of the biggest headlines and news from the world of competitive grappling. The third Polaris Squads event is right around the corner and this will mark the first …read more

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WATCH: UFC on ABC 2 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC on ABC 2 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Kevin Holland vs. Marvin Vettori will collide in a middleweight clash. UFC …read more

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UFC on ABC 2 Highlights: Arnold Allen Outstrikes Sodiq Yusuff

Arnold Allen vs. Sodiq Yusuff was an interesting co-main event fight.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (April 10, 2021) at the UFC on ABC 2 …read more

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Marvin Vettori Dominates Kevin Holland At UFC on ABC 2

Kevin Holland vs. Marvin Vettori delivered in the best way possible, a good fight.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (April 10, 2021) at the UFC …read more

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Fighters React To Kevin Holland vs. Marvin Vettori At UFC on ABC 2

Kevin Holland vs. Marvin Vettori wasn’t the original main event of this show, but it certainly delivered.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC on ABC 2 …read more

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UFC on ABC 2 Bonuses: Four Fighters Nab Performance Checks

The UFC on ABC 2 bonuses have been released. UFC on ABC 2 took place in Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. Headlining the card was a clash …read more

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Mahomes, Kelce, & Hill Accept Julian Marquez’s Challenge

Julian Marquez has now gone 2 for 2 from the field on his post-fight callouts, and he now has three top-level professional football players ready to take him on. After …read more

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Mike Perry After UFC on ABC 2 Loss: “I Used To Be Great,” Till Offers Help

Mike Perry is uncertain about his future after a second straight loss, but he does know that he will be giving his next fight all he has. Mike Perry is …read more

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Namajunas Sees Zhang Bout As Symbolic Fight Against Communism

Rose Namajunas has never been one for trash talk, but her recent comments seem to run much deeper than that and bleed into family lineage & political ideology. At UFC …read more

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Jimmy Flick announces retirement from MMA: 'The UFC is not my dream anymore'

UFC flyweight Jimmy Flick has made the unexpected decision to retire from MMA.
Flick (16-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who won his lone octagon appearance with a flying triangle choke that earned …read more

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Ryan Bader issues statement after smashing Lyoto Machida at Bellator 256

Bellator light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader issued a statement after smashing Lyoto Machida in the main event of Bellator 256. Bader is part of the eight-man Bellator World Light Heavyweight …read more

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Video: Cat Zingano believes her resume justifies shot at winner of Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith 2

Bellator featherweight Cat Zingano spoke about her big win at Bellator 256 and her thoughts about facing the winner of Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith 2, which takes place at …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Till On Vettori: ‘I Would Have Hurt This Man For Five Rounds’

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Marvin Vettori’s original UFC Vegas 23 opponent was not impressed with the performance he saw. While Darren …read more

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Kevin Holland says he will work on his wrestling with Daniel Cormier at AKA

UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland says that he will work on his wrestling with Daniel Cormier at American Kickboxing Academy. For the second straight fight, Holland was taken down and …read more

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Darren Till rips Marvin Vettori after UFC on ABC 2 win: I would hurt him for five rounds

Darren Till was a touch frustrated watching Marvin Vettori cruise to a victory over Kevin Holland on Saturday at UFC on ABC 2.
Till (18-3-1 MMA, 6-3-1 UFC) was supposed to …read more

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Daniel Rodriguez issues statement following lopsided win over Mike Perry at UFC Vegas 23

UFC welterweight Daniel Rodriguez issued a statement following his lopsided win over the durable Mike Perry at UFC Vegas 23. In what was arguably the best performance of his UFC …read more

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Sunday Punch: A pair of brutal heavyweight one-hitter quitters

Efe Ajagba (L) knocks out Brian Howard during their fight at the Osage Casino on April 10, 2021 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. | Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty …read more

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Hot Tweets: Knees to the head of grounded fighters, ONE Championship, and Venum

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Hello again, friends! Though the UFC is in an uncharacteristic lull right now (I know an event happened yesterday but if …read more

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Bellator 257: Make your predictions for Vadim Nemkov vs. Phil Davis

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 257 event in Connecticut.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, …read more

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Jorge Masvidal explains why he can’t stand Colby Covington

No. 4 ranked welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal spoke to Ariel Helwani ahead of his rematch against Kamaru Usman for the welterweight championship at UFC 261.

One of the many topics they …read more

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The Kansas City Chiefs Are Down For Pickleball With Julian Marquez

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Marquez hit way above his league again by calling out famous footballers after his UFC Vegas 23 win … and …read more

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Check out the UFC Venum sponsorship payouts for first event under new relationship

The first event under the new UFC and Venum partnership took place on Saturday night, and here are the disclosed payouts for the fighters. The UFC and Reebok’s seven-year deal …read more

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The Weekly Grind: Cris Cyborg and Fabricio Werdum hilariously nail viral dance challenge

Instagram: @criscyborg

What makes professional fighters so relatable? At first glance, probably nothing. But take away the gloves, gis and bulging hematomas, and they’re actually …read more

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Mike Perry Laments Recent UFC Slump: ‘I Used to Be Great’

For a period of time, it looked as though Mike Perry would have a long-term place in the UFC based on his reputation as an action fighter alone. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling to Undergo Neck Surgery, Expects to Defend Title Later This Year

Aljamain Sterling will have neck surgery this week to repair on issue that has plagued him for approximately 10 years. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Watch Kamaru Usman finish Gilbert Burns | UFC 261 free fight

Kamaru Usman made his third successful welterweight title defense against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 earlier this year and earned a Performance of the Night bonus. Usman faces Jorge Masvidal …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

What’s next for Marvin Vettori and Kevin Holland after UFC Vegas 23

In the main event of UFC Vegas 23, Marvin Vettori was looking to extend his winning streak against short-notice replacement, Kevin Holland. Vettori entered the fight coming off a dominant …read more

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Fights on Tap: Ribas vs Hill, Tuivasa vs Hardy among 12 UFC fights finalized

Amanda Ribas before fighting Marina Rodriguez at UFC 257 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Check out all the fights announced over the past week …read more

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Liz Carmouche after Bellator 256: 'I'm ready to get back into fighting camp and go for the belt'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Liz Carmouche has been close to winning a major MMA championship, but come up short on more than one occasion.
There was the Strikeforce bantamweight title fight that …read more

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Despite Eight-Bout Winning Streak, Arnold Allen Acknowledges ‘Pressure’ to Earn Finish

Arnold Allen might be the most underrated talent in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight division. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Rose Namajunas takes political jab at Weili Zhang ahead of UFC 261: “Better dead than red”

Rose Namajunas took a political jab at UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang ahead of UFC 261, saying “Better dead than red.” Namajunas steps back into the Octagon on April …read more

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Julian Marquez lauds decision to move to Glory MMA after choke-out of Alvey

LAS VEGAS – Julian Marquez beat Sam Alvey with a second-round technical submission Saturday on the main card at UFC on ABC 2 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the …read more

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Aljamain Sterling dispels rumors that upcoming neck surgery will keep him sidelined for 9 months

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling will undergo neck surgery that will sideline him for several months but he’s firing back at …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Vegas 23 Last Night!

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Last night (Sat., April 10, 2021), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) remained in UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, for UFC …read more

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KC Chiefs stars Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill respond to challenge from UFC’s Julian Marquez

Kansas City Chiefs superstars Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce, and Tyreek Hill responded to the challenge received from UFC’s Julian Marquez. Marquez defeated Sam Alvey in a violent fashion when he …read more

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Marvin Vettori Pleads Case for UFC Title Shot, Rematch with Israel Adesanya

Marvin Vettori wasn’t in much danger against Kevin Holland in the UFC on ABC 2 headliner on Saturday, but it wasn’t the type of performance that turns heads, either. …read more

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After Bellator 256 win, Cat Zingano happy being a title contender once again

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Cat Zingano woke up Friday morning and received some motivation from her son before her Bellator 256 fight.
Zingano’s son had his first high school wrestling match one …read more

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UFC Flyweight Jimmy Flick Makes Surprising Retirement Announcement

In just a few weeks, Jimmy Flick was supposed to square off against Francisco Figueiredo at UFC on ESPN 24. …read more

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Scott Coker confirms plans to announce interim heavyweight title fight ‘in the next couple of weeks’

With Ryan Bader advancing to the second round of the Bellator light heavyweight grand prix, Scott Coker is ready to get the heavyweight division moving.
Coker spoke with reporters backstage at …read more

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I used to be great - Perry laments UFC on ABC 2 loss to Rodriguez

UFC welterweight fighter Mike Perry releases a post-fight statement after his loss to Daniel Rodriguez on Saturday. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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