CineMMA: Rust and Bone

A look at the best – and sometimes the worst – combat sport films ever produced. On this episode Zane Simon and John S. Nash of http://BloodyElbow.com discuss Jacques Audiard’s …read more

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UFC Fight Night 135 pre-event facts: Justin Gaethje's UFC run so far unlike any other

The UFC hosts its third event in Nebraska on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 135. The event takes places at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln with a main card that …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Aug. 21: Gearing up for lightweight movement

The UFC gets back in action Saturday in Nebraska, and that will mean some movement in the always-stacked lightweight division.
In the UFC Fight Night 135 main event at Pinnacle Bank …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Jimi Manuwa vs. Thiago Santos Official for Sao Paulo

The UFC has officially announced that Thiago Santos will step in to replace Glover Teixera as the main event of UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo Brazil on September …read more

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Tyler King Blasts Former NFL Teammate Shawne Merriman For Not Signing to Fight Him

Tyler King is getting tired of waiting on former NFL teammate Shawne Merriman.
According to the former “Ultimate Fighter” and World Series of Fighting veteran, World Bareknuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) offered …read more

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‘Shoeface’ wants to replace Romero, fight Costa at UFC 230

Paulo Costa could already have a new opponent for UFC 230, as Antonio Carlos Junior wants to fill in for the injured Yoel Romero. Despite already having a fight lined …read more

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Report: Green Faced Multiple Traffic Violations Prior To Fatal Car Accident

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight contender Desmond Green was involved in fatal five-vehicle crash this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 18, 2018), in Davie, Fla., which resulted in the death of …read more

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UFC’s Desmond Green facing drug, traffic charges prior to involvement in tragic crash 

Desmond Green was facing several driving-related charges before his involvement in a fatal crash Saturday, per Broward County (Fla.) public court records.
The UFC fighter was involved in a minor crash …read more

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UFC Fighter Gets ‘Nutsack Ripped In Half’ In Freak Accident!

High-powered pocket pool gone bad. Really, really bad. If you thought Tony Ferguson’s freak injury was bad, wait until you hear what happened to Bryce Mitchell.
The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) …read more

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Evan Dunham plans to retire after UFC Sao Paulo

Evan Dunham’s next fight in the UFC will apparently be the last of his MMA career. After 11 years in MMA, with nine of them spent under the UFC banner, …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2018, 12:16 am By
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So, the UFC's Bryce Mitchell used a power tool and a horrific injury followed

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If there wasn’t an anti-DIY PSA, there is one now.
UFC featherweight Bryce Mitchell, aka “Thug Nasty,” didn’t attend …read more

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UFC Fighter Rips His Nutsack in Half

Yes that’s right, a UFC fighter rips his nutsack in half. Just when you thought you have heard it all, something like this happens. An active member of the UFC …read more

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Justin Gaethje: ‘I Will Try to Take Your Head Off’

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Justin Gaethje talks about his crowd-pleasing fighting style ahead of his main event showdown with James Vick on Saturday at UFC Fight Night Lincoln, live on FS1.
TRENDING > …read more

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UFC ‘Lincoln’ Clash: Casey Vs. Hill!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Strawweight prospects Cortney Casey and Angela Hill will throw down this Saturday (Aug. 25, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 135 inside Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, …read more

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UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell details gruesome injury: ‘I ripped my nutsack in half’

UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell has suffered an injury that will make even the bravest man squirm in discomfort.
The undefeated Arkansas featherweight recently suffered a torn scrotum while working with …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick fight card and bout order

Check out the full fight card and bout order for UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick on Saturday, August 25th in Lincoln, Nebraska. The UFC is back after two consecutive …read more

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Reasons to believe (and to doubt) Dana White's claim that the UFC is now worth $7 billion

Get your checkbooks out, because buying the entire UFC just got a whole lot pricier. At least, that’s according to UFC President Dana White, who told motivational speaker Tony Robbins …read more

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Bellator fans know Fedor would crush them in the cage, but some would be crazy enough to try

Here’s a very unsurprising fact: Most normal people don’t think they would actually be able to last more than a few seconds in the cage with Fedor Emelianenko.
But, hey, Bellator …read more

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Dana White: Most UFC Fighters I’ve Criticized Deserved it

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White doesn’t plan on scaling back when it comes to criticizing his fighters. For years, White has been known for his “telling it how …read more

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UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell details gruesome scrotal injury

If you thought Devin Powell’s testicle injury was bad, fellow UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell might have topped that. “Thug Nasty” apparently suffered a very nasty injury.
UFC fighter and The Ultimate …read more

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Michael McDonald to have surgery on broken left hand

It’s back to the operating room for Michael McDonald.
The 27-year-old Bellator bantamweight broke his left hand in his most recent fight, a stunning 58-second knockout victory over former champion Eduardo …read more

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Evan Dunham Will Retire After UFC ‘Sao Paulo’

After 11 years in the mixed martial arts (MMA) business, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight contender Evan Dunham will retire following his fight against Francisco Trinaldo.
Dunham announced his decision …read more

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Ultimate Fighter 27 alum Bryce Mitchell suffers freak groin injury

Of all the injuries you would want to avoid in your lifetime…this is definitely one of them. At least Bryce Mitchell has a great sense of humor.
Season 27 of The …read more

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Watch James Vick Lay Out Polo Reyes with One Shot (UFC KO of the Week)

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To get you primed for his main card match-up against Justin Gaethje at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Lincoln, take a look at James Vick’s dominant performance against Marco …read more

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As a fellow Judoka in MMA, Kayla Harrison wants to learn from Ronda Rousey’s career

When it comes to prospects in MMA right now, there are few if any better than the highly touted PFL lightweight Kayla Harrison.
Instantly upon entering the MMA world, Harrison became …read more

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Michael McDonald Needs Hand Surgery Following Bellator 202 Knockout Win

Michael McDonald was hopeful he could avoid hand surgery following his resounding knockout win over Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 202. It looks like that won’t be the case. …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Hector Lombard Relocates to Sweden’s Allstars Training Center Ahead of UFC Sao Paulo

Hector Lombard is looking to change things up in order to halt a six-fight winless streak. …read more

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James Vick Says UFC Lincoln Main Event is Long Time Coming

James Vick says headlining an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event has been a long time coming. Vick has been working hard to get to this point. He’s riding a four-fight …read more

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Schaub Slams USADA For ‘Sketchy’ Testing On Jon Jones

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently revealed that — despite his lengthy layoff from mixed martial arts (MMA) because of a failed drug test following …read more

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Schaub suggests USADA should just ‘post fake testing’

The former UFC heavyweight says he’d rather have USADA just fake the tests than keep on treating some athletes different than others. At the date of writing, it’s August 21st, …read more

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Why Dana White says Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm was his best promoted fight

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VIDEO: Ref Fails to Stop Choke, Fighter Says Opponent Saved His Life


Melquizael Costa nearly became the subject of a sports tragedy due to poor refereeing at Demolidor Fight on Saturday in Bauru, Brazil.
Costa was fighting Rafael Barbosa. In the third round, …read more

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Garry Tonon ‘open’ to Dillon Danis MMA clash, but thinks it will come ‘later in our careers’

Garry Tonon and Dillon Danis were infamous rivals in the grappling world. With both men recently transitioning to MMA careers, it was only a matter of time before people started …read more

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Fighters & ref respond to viral choke video

Both fighters and the referee involved in the shocking footage from Demolidor Fight 13 – which showed Melquizael Costa getting choked unconscious for more than a minute, while the referee …read more

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Michael McDonald Gives A Grisly Update On His Latest Hand Injury

The knocks keep coming for Michael McDonald as the Bellator bantamweight is going back under the knife to repair his broken hand. Michael “Mayday” McDonald is undoubtedly one of the …read more

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Renato Moicano Calls For Title Eliminator Against Jose Aldo

Renato Moicano calls out Jose Aldo for a number one contender bout. Moicano is coming off a first-round submission over Cub Swanson earlier this month. Moicano earned the victory on …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Michael McDonald gives update on broken hand, requires yet another surgery

When it comes to hand injuries, Michael “Mayday” McDonald just can’t seem to catch a break. Actually…I guess that’s literally the problem.
The former UFC bantamweight title challenger has had issues …read more

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Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Holly Holm’s knockout win over Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. (USA TODAY Sports, Getty Images and MMAjunkie) …read more

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Angela Hill say she’s ‘going for the kill’ at UFC Lincoln

Top 15 ranked UFC strawweight Angela Hill spoke about her UFC Lincoln showdown with Cortney Casey, and her new show with fellow fighter Jessica Penne. Angela ‘Overkill’ Hill got …read more

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UFC's Desmond Green facing multiple traffic issues at time of deadly five-car accident

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UFC lightweight Desmond Green was facing multiple traffic issues at the time of a five-vehicle accident he …read more

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Dean Lister Shares Vid Of ‘Meth Head Robbery’ That Almost Ended In Shooting

It goes without saying, but you should do meth. And you shouldn’t steal. You also shouldn’t do meth and try to steal from a MMA fighter, which is what some …read more

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Hector Lombard joins Allstars Training Center in Stockholm ahead of UFC Fight Night 137

Hector Lombard has opted for a change of scenery as he attempts to break a six-fight winless skid next month at UFC Fight Night 137.
Lombard (34-9-1 MMA, 3-7 UFC) hasn’t …read more

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Unconscious Fighter ‘Saw Death’ After Ref Let Choke Go On For 90 Secs

Melquizael Costa explains what it was like after a referee almost let him get choked to death during a Demolidor Fight event in Brazil. Back in the ‘60s, Yale University …read more

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Evan Dunham Plans to Retire Following His Next UFC Fight in September

Following more than 20 professional fights with most of those happening in the UFC, Evan Dunham has decided to call it a career following his next bout in September.
Dunham made …read more

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James Gallagher Reveals Conor McGregor’s Advice Following First KO Loss

James Gallagher reveals the advice given to him by Conor McGregor. Gallagher is coming off the first loss in his professional mixed martial arts career. The defeat came in devastating …read more

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Mickey Gall credits Randy Brown loss for forcing him to leave his ‘comfort zone’ for UFC Lincoln

It’s a common refrain in the fight game that an athlete’s first loss can be a teaching moment infinitely more powerful than all of the collective wins that preceded it. …read more

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Maynard vs. Lentz at 155 scheduled for UFC 229

A former title challenger at 155 pounds is set to make his return to the division in October. After three fights at featherweight, it looks like Gray Maynard …read more

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Yoel Romero Withdraws from UFC 230 Bout with Paulo Costa

Despite a bout between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa having been announced for Nov. 3 at UFC 230 in New York, it will not happen as expected. Romero has had …read more

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Dana White unapologetic for bashing his fighters: “most of them deserved it”

Dana White is not shy about his opinions. The UFC President will let loose on pretty much any subject — and that includes the fighters he promotes.
Over the course …read more

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Yoel Romero Unable to Face Paulo Costa at UFC 230 Due to Broken Orbital

It appears that top middleweight contender Yoel Romero won’t be able to compete at UFC 230 as originally planned. …read more

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Bellator's Michael McDonald to undergo hand surgery after recovery complications

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Michael McDonald’s injury woes will lead him into yet another hand surgery, which is scheduled for later this month.
After …read more

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Cortney Casey: “I Don’t Even Get Love In My Own State”

Cortney Casey and Angela Hill will go one on one on the main card of UFC Lincoln this Saturday. Casey has spent more than half of her MMA career in …read more

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Cris Cyborg Reacts to Ronda Rousey’s WWE Raw Women’s Title Win

Cris Cyborg reacts to Ronda Rousey’s first WWE title win. Rousey vs. Alexa Bliss was one of the featured matches on the WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view this past Sunday night (Aug. …read more

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Lobov vs. Tukhugov scheduled for UFC Moncton

Artem Lobov will meet Zubaira Tukhugov in the Octagon at UFC Moncton on October 27th. The UFC has added a featherweight matchup to their card taking place in Moncton, Canada …read more

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Dana White On Trashing His Own Fighters: “Most Of Them Deserved It”

Dana White took a moment on FOX News to apologize … to absolutely nobody! Dana White is one of the best fight promoters in the world, if not the best. …read more

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James Gallagher taking inspiration from Conor McGregor after recent KO loss

Last weekend, on the main card of Bellator 204, polarizing Bellator bantamweight prospect James Gallagher was brutally knocked out by former CFFC champ Ricky Bandejas.
In the wake of this loss, …read more

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Yoel Romero Rules Out UFC 230 Bout in New York City

UFC had earlier announced a middleweight bout between top contender Paulo Costa and the number one contender Yoel Romero at UFC 230. There were some uncertainties about the fight but …read more

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With Yoel Romero out, Antonio Carlos Junior wants to step in against Paulo Costa at UFC 230

Surging UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa was briefly linked to a UFC 230 showdown with former title challenger Yoel Romero. Regrettably, Romero will not be healthy in time to battle …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2743 with the boys back from vacation

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio.
Back from a nice vacation, the hosts recap the latest in MMA news, as well as look ahead to both UFC Fight Night …read more

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Daily Debate results: Brock Lesnar or Ronda Rousey with bigger UFC impact if they return?

There’s no denying the star power of former UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey. The proof is in their pay-per-view numbers.
Nowadays, both Lesnar and Rousey draw big for WWE. …read more

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Renato Moicano issues respectful callout of “legend” Jose Aldo

When UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is ready to return to action, he will almost certainly return to a title defense opposite top contender Brian Ortega. That means that surging …read more

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Mike Tyson Technique Breakdown pt 4: The Jab

In this multi-part series we will break down Mike Tyson’s complete boxing game. A must read for fans of boxing and MMA alike. In pt. 1 of this series …read more

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‘Strabinal’ Draws Inspiration From ‘Notorious’ After Shocking KO

Bellator 204: “Caldwell vs. Lahat” took place last week (Fri., Aug. 17, 2018) at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Paramount Network-televised main event saw Bantamweight champion Darrion …read more

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Evan Dunham will retire after UFC Sao Paulo fight with Francisco Trinaldo

Thales Leites won’t be the only fighter to retire from the sport after UFC Sao Paulo.
Veteran lightweight Evan Dunham, booked to meet Francisco Trinaldo at the Fight Night card on …read more

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TV star Chalmers opens up on MMA frustrations

After a rapid start to his MMA career, things have now come to a crashing halt for former reality TV star Aaron Chalmers. …read more

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Antonio Carlos Junior Offers to Replace Romero at UFC 230

Antonio Carlos Junior has offered to step in and replace Yoel Romero at UFC 230. Paulo Costa was scheduled to face the number one UFC ranked middleweight in the promotions …read more

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Michael Johnson: “I Need This Win for My Career”

Michael Johnson will be competing at featherweight for the second time in his career when he takes on Andre “Touchy” Fili this Saturday at UFC Lincoln. Johnson loss that debut …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Fighter who was choked out for 90 seconds discusses referee’s incompetence

On Saturday night, at Daredevil Fight 13 in Bauru, Brazil, an MMA fighter named Melquizael Costa was nearly killed thanks to the complete and inexcusable incompetence of the bout’s referee. …read more

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Scott Coker Open to Darrion Caldwell’s Big Plans

Bellator President Scott Coker has given his take on the latest idea pitched by Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell. As seen in the main event of Friday’s (August 17, 2018) …read more

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Olympian Kayla Harrison guarantees future Cyborg fight

Kayla Harrison earned her second professional MMA win last week. She spoke with ESPN about her development in the cage and long-term goals. …read more

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Firas Zahabi Believes Khabib vs Conor McGregor Will be One-Sided

Renowned coach Firas Zahabi isn’t expecting Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor to be competitive. Nurmagomedov will put his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title on the line against McGregor on …read more

Source:: MMANews

UFC Lincoln: Vick admits to being in main event because of Gaethje

Check out Bloody Elbow’s interview with UFC Lincoln headliner James Vick, where he discussed hunting with Chad Mendes, betting odds, and why his opponent Justin Gaethje is the Homer Simpson …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Robert Whiteford wants out of his ACB deal: ‘They’re playing puppet master with my career’ 

Robert Whiteford hopes to be released from his exclusive deal with the ACB due to the lack of communication he has had with the promotion and his lack of faith …read more

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‘Most Feared Woman On The Planet’ Reacts To Rousey’s WWE Belt

Cyborg had some pretty nice words for Rousey following her SummerSlam win … but they also included a bit of a challenge as well. Ronda Rousey won the WWE women’s …read more

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Brendan Schaub Questions USADA For Testing Jon Jones Once This Year

Brandon Schaub is skeptical of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) testing Jon Jones just once in 2018. Jones is currently suspended for his failed UFC 214 drug test. Jones tested …read more

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Is ‘Growing’ Darren Till Modern-Day Version Of ‘Rumble’ Johnson?

Before former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight Anthony Johnson turned into a humongous freak of nature, he was a 23-year-old oversized up-and-comer trying to carve out a home at 170 …read more

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Evan Dunham announces plans to retire after UFC Sao Paulo fight

Evan Dunham will take on Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Sao Paulo on September 22. As it turns out, this will be the last time we see the long-time UFC lightweight …read more

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Emily Whitmire and a girl who she hadn't been getting along with walk into a bar ... and jail happens.

If the following tale isn’t the best out of all of Emily Whitmire’s streetfight stories, we’ve got to say: We’re very curious.
In fairness, it wasn’t really a fight, in that …read more

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Michael Chandler 'Would Love to Finish That Trilogy' with Eddie Alvarez

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is officially a free agent after his rematch with Dustin Poirier last month. Alvarez headed into the fight with …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Kamaru Usman Compares Darren Till’s Weight Struggles With Anthony Johnson

Kamaru Usman has been officially named by the Ultimate Fighting Championship as a back-up for the UFC 228’s welterweight title fight between the current champion Tyron Woodley and Liverpool, England’s …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Video: Go behind the scenes of Rizin FF 11 in latest 'Rizin Confessions'

The latest episode of “Rizin Confessions” has arrived, this time looking back at this past month’s Rizin FF 11 event.
“Rizin Confession” is a behind-the-scenes series produced by the Japanese …read more

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Andre Fialho vs. Brennan Ward Added to Bellator 207

Bellator 207 has added a welterweight bout between Andre Fialho and Brennan Ward, as reported by Sherdog.com, with both fighters making their 2018 debuts. Bellator 207 takes place from the …read more

Source:: MMANews

Nik Lentz vs Gray Maynard Added to UFC 229

The UFC is trying hard to add more firepower to UFC 229 which is believed to be the biggest PPV event in UFC history. UFC 229’s main event will feature …read more

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Usman skeptical about Till making weight for UFC 228

Kamaru Usman is a bit doubtful that Darren Till would be able to make the 170-pound limit for his title fight against Tyron Woodley at UFC 228. The last …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Dana White Stands By His Harsh Criticism of Fighters After a Poor Performance

UFC president Dana White will never apologize for giving his unabashed opinion of a fight or a fighter on any given night.
That’s the message he passed along just recently when …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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Two Fights Added to Bellator’s November 15th Israel Card

A pair of fights have been added to Bellator’s November 15th card in Tel Aviv Israel, as Ryan Couture takes on Haim Gozali for the second time and Cindy Dandois …read more

Source:: MMANews

UFC Lincoln: Gaethje vs. Vick Preview

The UFC returns with a new event this weekend with their upcoming UFC Lincoln show. UFC Lincoln (also known as UFC Fight Night 135) is set to take place on …read more

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UFC Flyweight Champ Nicco Montano Comfortable Taking Fights at Bantamweight

Women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano is set to defend her title for the first time at UFC 228 on Sept. 8 against former bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko. Montano captured …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Luis Pena vs. Mike Trizano & Another Bout Added to UFC Denver

Luis Pena will have the opportunity to prove that he is the true Ultimate Fighter when he takes on fellow TUF 27 alum Mike Trizano at UFC Denver, as reported …read more

Source:: MMANews

Unbeaten 6-foot-8 heavyweight Steve Mowry to debut at Bellator 205

Mammoth heavyweight Steve Mowry will make his Bellator debut at September’s Bellator 205 event.
MMAjunkie today verified with a Bellator official that Mowry (4-0 MMA, 0-0 MMA) will make his promotional …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Brendan Schaub rips USADA for lack of Jon Jones testing

According to the USADA Athlete Test History Database, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been tested just once in 2018 — that’s despite Jone’s previous failed drug test, …read more

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MMA fighter was choked unconscious for 90 seconds: ‘I saw death so close’

Melquizael Costa and Rafael Barbosa met for the Demolidor Fight lightweight belt Saturday night in Bauru, Brazil — and the main event bout almost ended in tragedy.
Barbosa went for a …read more

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Chandler: I’d love to ‘finish that trilogy’ with Alvarez

If Eddie Alvarez does end up signing with Bellator, Michael Chandler would be looking to settle the score between them. Since Eddie Alvarez became a free agent after his …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Is Khabib-McGregor Blockbuster Really Going To Be A ‘Blowout?!’

Leave it up to the mixed martial arts (MMA) “experts” to ruin all the fun. Dana White, earmuffs, please.
Firas Zahabi — long-time trainer of former UFC Welterweight (and Middleweight) champion …read more

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Gray Maynard returns to lightweight opposite Nik Lentz

Two-time UFC lightweight title challenger Gray Maynard will return to the lightweight division at UFC 229, where he will battle fellow veteran Nik Lentz.
This bout was first reported by the …read more

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Is Tony ‘Not Weird’ Ferguson UFC 229’s Back Up Plan?

After suffering a freak injury prior to his scheduled UFC 223 interim Lightweight title bout against Khabib Nurmagomedov that canceled the pairing for a staggering fourth time, Tony Ferguson seems …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Morning Report: Brendan Schaub rips into ‘obvious’ USADA for testing Jon Jones just once in 2018

One of the biggest story lines currently waiting to be resolved is the USADA suspension of Jon Jones. Jones failed an in-competition drug test for his UFC 214 rematch with …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on August 21, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Cormier mocks Lesnar after WWE title loss at SummerSlam

Daniel Cormier is doing his best to hype up Brock Lesnar’s imminent return to the UFC. It’s no secret that Daniel Cormier is a big pro wrestling fan. And it’s …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Cage Warriors 96 adds seven bouts, including Roberto Allegretti vs. Nicolas Dalby

The Cage Warriors 96 lineup today received a batch of new contests, including a welterweight bout between undefeated Italian prospect Roberto Allegretti (6-0) and four-time UFC vet Nicolas Dalby (14-3-1).
Featuring …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Zahabi on Khabib vs. McGregor: ‘I don’t see a very competitive fight’

Firas Zahabi thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor will be a blowout. More experts are starting to weigh-in on the upcoming UFC 229 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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