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For this episode, José Youngs, Shaun Al-Shatti, and E. Casey Leydon react to some of …read more

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Khabib eyeing football career after getting offers from clubs

Retired former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov could be playing professional football in the future. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Future football star? …read more

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Colby Covington sends shots at Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman

No. 1 ranked welterweight contender Colby Covington gave his thoughts on the aftermath of UFC 263 and the implications it has on the welterweight division. 

‘Chaos’ discussed the welterweight bout between …read more

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Wilder refuses to speak, bizarre presser ends with long stare down with Fury

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder didn’t break eye contact during a long face off. The pre-fight press conference …read more

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‘The Ultimate Fighter 29’ Episode 3 Recap

Episode 3 of the 29th season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” featured a middleweight bout between Team Volkanovski’s Ryder Newman (3-1) and Team Ortega’s Tresean Gore (3-0). Heading into the …read more

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Video: Fury, Wilder Just Can’t Stop Staring At Each Other

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The press conference staredown between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder was more romantic comedy than intense blood feud …read more

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Watch the ‘Korean Zombie’ take out Frankie Edgar | UFC Vegas 29 Free Fight

The Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung, made quick work of the former lightweight champion in South Korea last year. Next up, the Korean Zombie faces off with Dan Ige in …read more

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Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller releases lengthy statement regarding recent troubles

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has spoken. After continuously finding himself in tough spots with the law, the former fan favorite released a lengthy statement on Tuesday. View this post on Instagram …read more

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Ray Cooper III: I'm going to put the pace on Nikolay Aleksakhin and finish him wherever the fight goes

Ray Cooper III is confident that he will put Nikolay Aleksakhin away just like he has everyone he’s faced.
Cooper (21-7-1) takes on Aleksakhin (26-5) in the co-main event of 2021 PFL 5, …read more

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Zhang Weili shares that she’s begun training for next fight, ‘Champion Rose is very strong’

Former UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili is already getting back to work for her return to action. China’s Zhang (21-2) suffered defeat to Rose Namajunas in her last time out …read more

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Midnight Mania! Long Term Fighter Health Care? F—king Crazy!

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

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Video: Are Douglas Lima's best days behind him after losing Bellator title?

It’s been quite the swing in career momentum for Douglas Lima.
Just two fights ago Lima (32-9 MMA, 14-5 BMMA) was the Bellator welterweight champion who was getting ready to move …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 29,' Episode 3 highlights

The UFC’s reality series “The Ultimate Fighter” continues this week with the third episode of the 29th season.
This season, teams consist of bantamweight and middleweight fighters coached by featherweight champion Alexander …read more

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UFC rankings: Adesanya up on P4P list, Moreno enters for first time

Lots of rankings changes were brought about by the UFC 263 results. UFC 263 was decision-heavy, but the card had a lot of relevant results from a rankings perspective. Obviously …read more

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Predictions! UFC Vegas 29 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., June 19, 2021) when UFC Vegas 29: “Korean Zombie …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 29, Episode 3 results: Ryder Newman vs. Tresean Gore

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Brian Ortega is pitching a shutout so far on The Ultimate Fighter 29.
Team Ortega’s Tresean Gore (3-0)* used a steady …read more

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Video: Anderson Silva brings young fan into the ring at boxing open workout in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva hosted an open workout on Tuesday in “La Plaza De La Liberacion” and interacted with Mexican fans ahead of his first …read more

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Live: TUF 29 Results, Recap (Ep. 3)

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Another new week, another new episode for Season 29 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) tonight (Tues., June 15, 2021) on ESPN+, beginning promptly at …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik slated for UFC 266

Jairzinho Rozenstruik knocked out Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 28 in June. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

An intriguing heavyweight battle is on deck …read more

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AJ McKee Says He’s #1 Fighter In Bellator History With Win Over Pitbull

After his 18th professional MMA fight, A.J. McKee is ready to stake his claim as the #1 fighter in Bellator history should he defeat Patricio “Pitbull” Freire. A.J. Mckee, 26, …read more

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Brandon Moreno details 'special' moment with Henry Cejudo after title win; open to future matchup

When Brandon Moreno walked backstage, UFC title in hand and he saw his old teammate and ex-titleholder Henry Cejudo, he thought the time was right to say, “Thank you”.
The heartfelt …read more

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UFC Fight Night 190 Gets Tim Means-Nicolas Dalby Welterweight Scrap

Tim Means and Nicolas Dalby will square off at UFC Fight Night 190 after both men lost previously scheduled opponents. …read more

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Tim Means gets one-week delay, meets Nicolas Dalby at UFC Fight Night 190

Tim Means’ next fight has been pushed back one week after Danny Roberts fell out of their matchup at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 25 due to COVID-19 protocols.
Means will now …read more

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Torres vs. Hill 2 added to UFC 265

Tecia Torres and Angela Hill ahead of their first meeting at UFC 188. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

These …read more

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Eubanks: ‘Without Me, Nobody’ Beats Shevchenko

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Sijara Eubanks cannot name more than two people, herself included, who have a geniune shot at dethroning UFC women’s flyweight …read more

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Dan Hooker Expresses Interest In A Fight Against Ferguson Or Dariush

Dan Hooker fancies a fight against either Tony Ferguson or Beneil Dariush. In a recent interview with Submission Radio, top ten lightweight contender Hooker believes a fight against Ferguson would …read more

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Belal Muhammad: ‘I would have broke Leon Edwards in Round 5’ at UFC 263

GLENDALE, Ariz. — UFC welterweight standout Belal Muhammad talks about his win over Demian Maia at UFC 263 and his thoughts on a rematch with Leon Edwards, whom he fought …read more

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have an intense faceoff lasting nearly 6 minutes ahead of their trilogy bout (Video)

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder had an intense faceoff on Tuesday following their press conference for their trilogy fight on July 24. Fury and Wilder first met in December of …read more

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Video: Carlos Felipe calls for Andrei Arlovski after UFC 263 win, but still wants to punch Greg Hardy

GLENDALE, Ariz. – UFC heavyweight Carlos Felipe has a sensible career idea in facing ex-champ Andrei Arlovski after his UFC 263 win. But there’s a fighter he’d like to fight …read more

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Photo: Alexander Volkanovski pretends to urinate on poster of Brian Ortega

Alexander Volkanovski prepares to defend his featherweight title against Max Holloway in the UFC 251 co-main event at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on July 12, …read more

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Money Mania! Mayweather Offers $100K Reward After Burglary

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A burglar might just find himself in an exhibition boxing match with Floyd Mayweather … and you …read more

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Kevin Lee Admits To Calling Out Perry For An Easier Comeback Fight

Kevin Lee admits after coming off two knee injuries that Mike Perry looked like low-hanging fruit. Kevin Lee, 28, is still young but has grown before our eyes in the …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains why he turned down coaching TUF opposite Darren Till

Israel Adesanya had an opportunity to coach The Ultimate Fighter but the middleweight champ said no. When Dana White and the UFC announced TUF would be coming back many were …read more

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Vicente Luque-Michael Chiesa official for UFC 265

An intriguing welterweight bout between no. 5 ranked welterweight Vicente Luque and no. 6 ranked welterweight Michael Chiesa has been added to the main card of UFC 265, according to …read more

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Video: Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder refuse to break eye contact during intense staredown

LOS ANGELES — Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will meet for a third time on July 24 but ahead of that matchup, the heavyweights engaged in an incredibly long staredown …read more

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Video: Can Israel Adesanya pass Anderson Silva as best middleweight of all time?

Israel Adesanya continues to prove why he holds the title of the best 185-pound mixed martial artist on the planet.
With his win over Marvin Vettori at Saturday’s UFC 263 in …read more

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UFC 265 Update: Michael Chiesa, Vicente Luque to Lock Horns on Aug. 7

A pivotal welterweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Vicente Luque is on tap for UFC 265. …read more

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Tyson Fury Calls Wilder ‘Mentally Weak’ For Refusing To Speak At Presser

Tyson Fury bashes Deontay Wilder over not taking questions at a press conference.
Continue Reading Tyson Fury Calls Wilder ‘Mentally Weak’ For Refusing To Speak At Presser at MMA News.
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Christian Lee: Eddie Alvarez 'hasn't done anything' to earn ONE Championship title shot

Christian Lee wants to carry out his ONE Championship title reign “the right way,” and that means shutting Eddie Alvarez out of a fight.
Lee (15-3), the reigning lightweight champ, has …read more

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‘It’s unfair’ - Bisping laments Edward vs. Diaz narrative

Leon Edwards eats a right hand during his UFC 263 fight against Nate Diaz.

The former UFC middleweight champion had some sympathetic words for Leon …read more

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Tyson Fury predicts knockout of Deontay Wilder before round seven, Wilder refuses to talk at press conference

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It was the Tyson Fury show at Tuesday’s press conference for his upcoming trilogy bout with Deontay …read more

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Rory MacDonald reflects on ‘amazing’ fights vs. Diaz, Maia

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Rory MacDonald has locked horns with some of MMA’s most memorable masters, including Nate Diaz and …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi: Askren Had No Self-Worth Or Self-Pride In Paul Fight

Paulie Malignaggi goes full-on roast mode on Ben Askren.
Continue Reading Paulie Malignaggi: Askren Had No Self-Worth Or Self-Pride In Paul Fight at MMA News.
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UFC Rankings Report: Izzy Moves Up P4P, Muhammad Cracks Top 10

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC 263! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: Israel Adesanya moves up one position to #3, making the new …read more

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Belal Muhammad wants five-round fight with whoever doesn't get title fight out of Leon Edwards and Colby Covington

Belal Muhammad thinks his win over Demian Maia warrants a big fight.
Muhammad (19-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) notched a marquee win when he defeated former two-time title challenger Maia via unanimous …read more

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Hermansson Likes Whittaker Fight If Whittaker Misses Deserved Title Shot

Jack Hermansson is targeting former middleweight king Robert Whittaker since “The Joker” believes “The Reaper” was passed up for the title shot. Hermansson, 33, last competed inside the Octagon in …read more

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Covington: Usman would prefer ‘alien invasion’ than title rematch

Colby Covington arrives backstage at VyStar Veterans Memorial to watch the UFC 261 event in Jacksonville, Florida. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

“He’s just …read more

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Sources: Luque-Chiesa added to UFC 265 card

A fight between Vicente Luque and Michael Chiesa, the Nos. 5- and 6-ranked UFC welterweights, respectively, has been added to the UFC 265 card, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. …read more

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Paulo Costa Responds to Challenge from ‘Moron’ Marvin Vettori

Paulo Costa has responded to Marvin Vettori’s challenge. …read more

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Rory MacDonald determined to put away 'durable' Gleison Tibau at 2021 PFL 5

Rory MacDonald is aiming to finish Gleison Tibau, but isn’t expecting it to be easy.
MacDonald (22-6-1) meets Tibau (34-15) in the main event of 2021 PFL 5, which takes place Thursday at …read more

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Michael Chiesa to fight Vicente Luque at UFC 265

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A pair of streaking welterweights are set to fight on Aug. 7.
MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with …read more

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Video: Silva suffers TKO loss in MMA return, protests stoppage

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva suffered another knockout loss this past weekend. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva has …read more

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Kamaru Usman Tackles The Issue Of Fighter Pay

UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman has given his thoughts on the UFC’s fighter pay debate. This comes after a number of the promotion’s contracted fighters spoke out about the money …read more

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Lopez Positive For COVID, Kambosos Fight Postponed

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Triller Fight Club has postponed its June 19 pay-per-view (PPV) card in Miami after event headliner, undisputed lightweight …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: Adesanya's greatness, Leon Edwards' next move, Claressa Shields' debut and more

Check out the latest edition of “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a quick spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts.
This week, our panel weighs …read more

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Teofimo Lopez tests positive for COVID-19, Triller PPV pushed back to August

Teofimo Lopez tested positive for coronavirus. | Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller

Lopez was scheduled to defend his lightweight titles against George Kambosos …read more

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Dana White Responds To Ngannou’s Demand To Fight Jones Next

Dana White has completely dismissed Francis Ngannou’s recent remarks regarding his preferred next opponent. In a recent interview with TMZ Sports, new UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou was asked who …read more

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Crooklyn’s Corner 12: John Nash talks Diaz star power, Moreno, Ali Act, unions

June M. Williams

Episode 12 discussion: John Nash stops in to talk about UFC contracts, Diaz star power, Brandon Moreno, Ali Act, unions Welcome to …read more

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Zombie ‘Can’t Take Damage’ From ‘Dynamite’ Dan

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Longtime featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung will look to keep his place in the featherweight Top 5 when he collides …read more

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Julio Cezar Chavez Jr. unsurprised by Anderson Silva matchup: 'UFC fighters come to boxing because they have better paydays'

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Julio Cezar Chavez Jr. is not surprised he’ll be taking on MMA legend and former UFC champion Anderson Silva, not in the cage, but in the boxing …read more

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Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres the latest addition to UFC 265

A women’s strawweight rematch between Angela Hill and Tecia Torres is the latest addition to this summer’s UFC 265 pay-per-view event. MMA DNL was the first to report the news …read more

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Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque added to UFC 265 lineup

A key welterweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Vicente Luque is the latest addition to the UFC 265 lineup in August.
MMA Junkie on Monday verified with multiple people that Chiesa …read more

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Michael Chiesa Recalls How Tragedy Fueled His TUF Season 15 Run

Michael Chiesa Won The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 With A Heavy Heart, As He Lost His Father While On The Show. 9 Years Later, Chiesa Reflects On His TUF Journey:
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Claressa Shields Plans To Fight Again In 2-3 Months

Boxing champion-turned-MMA prospect Claressa Shields says she wants to enter the cage for the second time in the next two to three months. “T-Rex” made her MMA debut in style …read more

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Sources: Blaydes-Rozenstruik fight being finalized

The UFC is finalizing a heavyweight fight between Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruik for UFC 266 in September, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Tim Means vs. Danny Roberts Pulled from UFC on ESPN 25 Card

A welterweight clash pitting Tim Means against Danny Roberts has been removed from UFC on ESPN 25. …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik Targeted For UFC 266

A pivotal heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruik is targeted to take place at UFC 266. According to MMAFighting, Blaydes and Rozenstruik have verbally agreed to face one …read more

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Tim Means vs. Danny Roberts pulled from UFC Vegas 29 card

Tim Means | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A welterweight fight pitting Tim Means against Danny Roberts has been pulled from the UFC Vegas 29 card …read more

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Dan Ige eyes stoppage win over Korean Zombie in a “statement” win: “He can’t take damage from me”

Dan Ige called his shot and got his wish as he’ll headline UFC Vegas 29 against Korean Zombie on Saturday. After Ige scored a 22-second KO win in March he …read more

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Anderson Silva eager for the “challenge” of boxing Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.: “I’m lucky I have this opportunity”

Anderson Silva was ecstatic when he got the offer to box Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Mexico. On Saturday night, Silva will fight professionally against Chavez Jr. in a highly-anticipated …read more

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Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3 press conference video

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will face off again for the media before their rematch on July 24, and MMA …read more

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Report: Luque vs. Chiesa targeted for UFC 265

Michael Chiesa after defeating Neil Magny in January 2021 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Vincente Luque and Michael Chiesa are expected to meet at …read more

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Patricio Freire vs. A.J. McKee Tourney Final Set for Bellator 263 on July 31

One of the biggest fights in Bellator MMA history now has a date. …read more

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Bellator 263 adds Mads Burnell vs. Emmanuel Sanchez

The Bellator 263 lineup continues to fill out as two more notable contenders have been added.
Featherweights Mads Burnell and Emmanuel Sanchez will square off at the July 31 event, which …read more

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Trollkanovski Rains On Pee-City

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Alex Volkanovski looking to replace Tom Lawlor as the mayor of Urine Nation. UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is coaching against top 145-pound contender …read more

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Thiago Santos vs. Johnny Walker Pushed Back One Week to Oct. 2 UFC Event

A light heavyweight main event clash between Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker has been moved back one week. …read more

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Heavyweights Curtis Blaydes, Jairzinho Rozenstruik Agree to Bout at UFC 266

A heavyweight matchup between Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruik has been targeted for UFC 266. …read more

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Dhiego Lima ready for Matt Brown: 'He'll bring the heat, but I'm not backing down'

Dhiego Lima thinks the stylistic matchup with Matt Brown will undoubtedly deliver.
Lima (15-8 MMA, 4-6 UFC) will look to get back to winning ways when he meets Brown in the …read more

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Michael Bisping stumps for Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards: “That has to be the fight”

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping is stumping for a welterweight bout next between rivals Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal. Edwards defeated Nate Diaz via unanimous decision at UFC 263, …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik added to UFC 266

A matchup of heavyweight contenders will go down in September when Curtis Blaydes meets Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266.
MMA Junkie on Tuesday verified with multiple people close to the situation …read more

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Thiago Santos vs. Johnny Walker pushed back a week, now headlines Oct. 2 UFC event

Thiago Santos | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker will still meet in a five-round UFC main event, but at a later …read more

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Paulo Costa interested in comeback fight against ‘moron’ Marvin Vettori

Paulo Costa prepares to take on Israel Adesanya in the UFC 253 main event at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC
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Lauren Murphy happy with Joanne Calderwood win, but ‘cried about’ not getting finish

Lauren Murphy picked up another key victory on her path to a title shot on Saturday, but she wishes the result could have been more conclusive.
In a bout that likely …read more

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Marlon Moraes vs. Merab Dvalishvili targeted for UFC 266 on Sept. 25

Merab Dvalishvili will get the matchup he was hoping for.
Dvalishvili (13-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) is targeted to meet former title challenger Marlon Moraes at UFC 266 on Sept. 25. A …read more

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Vicente Luque vs. Michael Chiesa set for UFC 265

An exciting welterweight bout between top-10 ranked contenders Vicente Luque and Michael Chiesa is the latest addition to the UFC 265 card. Cageside Press reported that Luque and Chiesa will …read more

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Justin Gaethje Shuts Down Retirement Rumors

After a rumor spread on social media that Justin Gaethje was possibly retiring, the former title challenger shut that down right quick. Fans last saw Gaethje perform in the biggest …read more

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UFC free fight: Chan Sung Jung batters Frankie Edgar in first round

Chan Sung Jung continued to show off his finishing instincts when he took on a battle-tested former champion.
Jung faced short-notice replacement Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC Fight …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik added to UFC 266

An important heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruik has been added to this fall’s UFC 266 pay-per-view card. MMAFighting.com first reported that Blaydes vs. Rozenstruik will take place …read more

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Video: UFC 264 ‘The Trilogy’ trailer

Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor square off before UFC 257. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Check out the latest hype video for Dustin Poirier …read more

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Demian Maia Calls Out Nate Diaz For “Last MMA Bout”

Demian Maia says he wants one more fight in the UFC and would be “honored” to face Nate Diaz to close out his career. The Brazilian grappler returned to the …read more

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Blaydes Draws ‘Bigi Boy’ For UFC 266

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently secured verbal agreements for a titanic tilt between Top 10 heavyweight …read more

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Latest UFC Vegas 35 Fight Card, ESPN Lineup

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With Paulo Costa taking himself out of contention, bitter about his current pay rate, longtime middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum will step …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the works for UFC 266 in September

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruk have agreed to a fight with the heavyweights currently targeted to clash at the upcoming UFC …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum: Robert Whittaker has a 'real chance' of dethroning Israel Adesanya

GLENDALE, Ariz. – After going five rounds with both men, Kelvin Gastelum thinks Robert Whittaker has the tools to beat Israel Adesanya.
Gastelum (16-7 MMA, 11-7 UFC) took UFC middleweight champion …read more

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Leon Edwards Vs Jorge Masvidal?!?

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Bookies have released betting odds on Leon Edwards next opponent, with longtime nemesis Jorge Masvidal and …read more

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Paul Craig Apologizes To Bettors For TKO Instead Of Submission Win

After his gruesome finish of Jamahal Hill in the curtain opener at UFC 263, it seems Paul Craig is apologizing to bettors who thought he would win by submission. At …read more

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UFC flyweight Rogerio Bontorin tests positive for diuretic

Rogerio Bontorin missed weight for a short-notice bantamweight bout at UFC 262. | Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Rogerio Bontorin tested positive for a diuretic and …read more

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Edwards’ win over Diaz says more about our biases than his performance

Leon Edwards gets his hand raised after his win over Nate Diaz at UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

For some observers, Leon …read more

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Jamahal Hill doesn’t blame referee Al Guinee for late stoppage in Paul Craig fight at UFC 263: “He gave me a chance to try to pull off something spectacular”

Jamahal Hill doesn’t blame referee Al Guinee at UFC 263, saying that “he gave me a chance to try to pull off something spectacular.” Hill had his arm dislocated by …read more

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Damonte Robinson wants to remain active for the rest of the year following XFC 44 win

Following nearly a year and a half layoff, lightweight Damonte Robinson was eager to return to fighting and continue the winning streak he had put together prior to the onset …read more

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