Bellator 289 video: Champ Liz Carmouche, Juliana Velasquez have heated faceoff ahead of rematch

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The tension between Bellator women’s flyweight champion Liz Carmouche and ex-champ Juliana Velasquez is palpable.
Carmouche (17-7 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) upset Velasquez (12-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) in April …read more

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik excited to 'put down a crazy performance' against Chris Daukaus at UFC 282

LAS VEGAS – Jairzinho Rozenstruik is looking to rebound in emphatic fashion at UFC 282.
Rozenstruik (12-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) meets Chris Daukaus (12-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) in Saturday’s event at T-Mobile Arena …read more

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Paddy Pimblett claims he submitted Jared Gordon “twice in five minutes” in 2018

Ahead of his co-main event showing at UFC 282 with Jared Gordon, Paddy Pimblett claims he submitted Gordon “twice in five minutes” when the pair rolled together in 2018. Although …read more

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Bellator 289 video: Patchy Mix, Magomed Magomedov stare each other down before semifinals

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Two fighters with dreams of a title and $1 million got face to face one last time Thursday before their fight.
Patchy Mix (16-1 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) takes …read more

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Kayla Harrison Responds To Cyborg’s Demands: ‘I Don’t Do This For Money’

Two-time PFL champion Kayla Harrison has responded to Bellator titleholder Cris Cyborg’s lopsided fight offer by providing a reminder of where her priorities lie. Last month, one of the biggest …read more

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UFC 4 Gets Creepy Hasbulla Update

EA Sports

EA Sports today announced new fighter additions to its UFC 4 video game, which include undefeated welterweight sensation Shavkat Rakhmonov, streaking bantamweight contender …read more

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Bellator 289 Weigh-in Results: 2 Title Fights Set

Bellator MMA returns to Uncasville, Connecticut, with two title fights. …read more

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Sean Strickland wants James Krause exiled from UFC: 'They should close down his gym' if guilty in betting scandal

LAS VEGAS – Sean Strickland doesn’t think James Krause should get an inch of leeway if an ongoing investigation proves him guilty of impropriety with MMA betting.
Strickland, a UFC middleweight …read more

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Bellator 289 video: Raufeon Stots, Danny Sabatello get face to face before interim title fight

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – All the pre-fight festivities are wrapped, and Bellator’s bantamweight tournament finally continues Friday.
Interim bantamweight champion Raufeon Stots (18-1 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) meets Danny Sabatello (13-1 MMA, 3-0 …read more

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Dana White reveals the three ‘scariest’ fighters he’s ever worked with

Dana White stands between Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane ahead of their heavyweight headliner at UFC 265. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

UFC heavyweight …read more

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Pat Downey says he fits in the MMA mold well enough to wish he'd done it sooner

NORWICH, Conn. – Pat Downey thinks he might like this MMA thing a little bit.
The 30-year-old Downey is a standout wrestler who transitioned to MMA with a pro debut earlier …read more

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Du Plessis: Struggling Till ‘In His Own Head’

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Fast-rising UFC middleweight Dricus Du Plessis may not have to beat 185-pound veteran and former welterweight Darren Till at UFC …read more

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Charles Oliveira shares his pick for 2022 fighter of the year

Charles Oliveira has shared his pick for 2022 fighter of the year. It was Michael Bisping who posed the question on ‘Twitter’ as to who should be crowned the top …read more

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Early odds favor Aljamain Sterling over Henry Cejudo in bantamweight title superfight

It looks as though we won’t have to wait too much longer for a highly anticipated return from Henry Cejudo to the Octagon. Rumblings are beginning to swirl that the …read more

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Mike Goldberg Describes How Much Anthony Johnson’s Shoutout Meant To Him

Mike Goldberg will forever appreciate the support of Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson following one of the lowest moments of his career. Goldberg will forever be an important part of UFC history …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev reacts to UFC 282 title shot: ‘We will come and take what’s rightfully ours’

Magomed Ankalaev was training at the gym when his manager called him with an offer to fight Glover Teixeira for the title at UFC 282. Then the manager called back …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski praises Paddy Pimblett ahead of his UFC 282 co-headliner

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has praised the UFC’s new ‘cash cow’ Paddy Pimblett, for the path he’s taken thus far. Pimblett is scheduled to make his pay-per-view debut this …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis doesn’t believe that Darren Till has mentally recovered from his previous losses: “I think he’s in his own head”

Dricus Du Plessis doesn’t believe that Darren Till has mentally recovered from his previous losses. This coming Saturday, December 10th will see Dricus Du Plessis (17-2 MMA) vs Darren Till …read more

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Bellator 289 predictions: Are bantamweight grand prix and title fight upsets brewing?

Stots
vs.
Sabatello
Carmouche
vs.
Velasquez
Magomedov
vs.
Mix
Adams
vs.
Rosta

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
192-116

Stots
(77%)

Velasquez
(62%)

Magomedov
(62%)

Rosta
(89%)

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
204-109
2018 Champion

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
195-118

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
193-120

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
191-122

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohn
191-122
2014 Champion

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
189-124

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
188-125

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
182-131
2017 Champion

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Nolan King
@mma_kings
180-133

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
172-141

Stots

Velasquez

Mix

Rosta

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
154-159

Stots

Carmouche

Mix

Rosta

Bellator is back at its regular East Coast stomping ground …read more

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LIVE! Watch Bellator 289 Ceremonial Weigh Ins

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Bellator 289 is set to go down tomorrow night (Fri., Dec. 9, 2022) from inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, …read more

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Sean Strickland’s Latest Target: The Country of Canada

Georges St-Pierre, ice hockey, Ariel Helwani, moose, Niagara Falls, maple syrup, butter tarts, Rory MacDonald — all things that come from a country full of “p*ssies,” according to Sean Strickland… …read more

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Paddy Pimblett: People think I’m all hype, ‘and it does piss me off’

Paddy Pimblett prepares to take on Jordan Leavitt at a UFC Fight Night event in London, England on July 23, 2022. | Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images
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Bellator 289 weigh-in video live now

Danny Sabatello | Bellator / Lucas Noonan

MMA Fighting has Bellator 289 weigh-in video for Friday’s event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
In …read more

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‘They Should Close Down His Gym’

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James Krause is in deep doo doo.
The former UFC welterweight is currently banned from cageside and under investigation for his …read more

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Raul Rosas Jr. Chasing Glory

Bantamweight Will Youngest Fighter In UFC History Saturday When He Meets Jay Perrin In His UFC 282 Debut
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The Force Is With Steven Koslow

The One And Only “Obi Won Shinobi The Pillow” Is Set To Make His UFC Debut This Weekend At UFC 282: Błachowicz vs Ankalaev
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Significant Stats | UFC 282: Błachowicz vs Ankalaev

Get A Closer Look At The Metrics Behind Some Of UFC 282’s Biggest Matchups.
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Nasrat Haqparast vs. Jamie Mullarkey in the works for UFC 284 in Perth

Lightweights Nasrat Haqparast and Jamie Mullarkey will throw down at UFC 284.
Haqparast (14-5 MMA, 6-4 UFC) takes on Mullarkey (15-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) in a pay-per-view event headlined by Islam Makhachev …read more

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UFC Partners With LV Metropolitan Police Department Foundation To Launch 50/50 Raffle For UFC 282: Błachowicz vs Ankalaev

Proceeds to Benefit the UFC Foundation and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation
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UFC 282 odds: Blachowicz underdog to Ankalaev, Pimblett favored

Magomed Ankalaev is favored over Jan Blachowicz in the UFC 282 main event | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Check out the midweek betting odds …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski Reveals What He Respects Most About Paddy Pimblett

UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski has liked what he’s seen so far from lightweight Paddy Pimblett’s UFC career. Pimblett will face Jared Gordon in the UFC 282 co-main event this …read more

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UFC 282 | Pro fighters make their picks for Paddy Pimblett vs. Jared Gordon

In the co-main event of UFC 282, a lightweight scrap goes down as Paddy Pimblett makes his pay-per-view debut against Jared Gordon. Heading into the fight, Pimblett is a -250 …read more

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Daniel Cormier sheds light on “what really happened” in Stephen Thompson’s stoppage win over Kevin Holland: “That decision was not made by Bob Perez”

Daniel Cormier has shed light on ‘what really happened’ in Stephen Thompson’s stoppage win over Kevin Holland. It was just last Saturday, December 3rd, in the UFC welterweight main event …read more

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Between the Links: Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev, UFC 282, James Krause, Bellator 289, UFC Orlando

The UFC is heading into their final pay-per-view event of 2022, and a new light heavyweight champion will be crowned in the main event.
On an all-new edition of Between the …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis says Darren Till never mentally recovered from recent losses: 'I think he's in his own head'

LAS VEGAS – Dricus Du Plessis thinks middleweight was a rude awakening for Darren Till.
Du Plessis (17-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) faces Till (18-4 MMA, 6-4-1 UFC) in Saturday’s UFC 282 main card …read more

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Bellator 289: Stots vs. Sabatello Weigh-In Results

The long-awaited fight between Raufeon Stots and Danny Sabatello will occur this Friday, Dec. 9, at Bellator 289, and MMA News has the official weigh-in results. The rivalry between Stots …read more

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Bellator 289: Loss to interim champ Stots a source of motivation for Magomed Magomedov

NORWICH, Conn. – Magomed Magomedov bounced back when it mattered most in June.
Magomedov submitted Enrique Barzola in the quarterfinals of Bellator’s bantamweight grand prix. Not only did he move on …read more

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UFC 282 main card preview: Is the Paddy Pimblett Show ready for PPV?

Paddy Pimblett celebrating his win over Jordan Leavitt at UFC London. | Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images

Get the dirt on the main card action …read more

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Paulo Costa Shares USADA Stat Involving Jon Jones

UFC middleweight Paulo Costa is throwing some shade at the USADA testing system in light of a shocking numbers discovery. Recently, there has been a spotlight on the UFC’s drug …read more

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Heck of a Morning: What’s next for Paddy Pimblett with UFC 282 win?

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Paddy Pimblett has his toughest test to date when he faces Jared Gordon in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC …read more

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Magomed Magomedov, Patchy Mix set for bantamweight grand prix semifinal at Bellator 289

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator’s ongoing bantamweight grand prix got one step closer to the final after Friday’s official weigh-ins.
Magomed Magomedov (19-2 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) takes on Patchy Mix (16-1 MMA, …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio unbothered by losing Robbie Lawler at UFC 282: Alex Morono fight good for me and him

LAS VEGAS – Santiago Ponzinibbio sees a lot of incentive in beating Alex Morono.
Although Ponzinibbio (28-6 MMA, 10-5 UFC) lost out on the opportunity of fighting former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in …read more

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Bellator 289: Stots vs. Sabatello Weight-In Results

The long-awaited fight between Raufeon Stots and Danny Sabatello will occur this Friday, Dec. 9, at Bellator 289, and MMA News has the official weight-in results. The rivalry between Stots …read more

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The Scariest Fighter In UFC?

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has seen some pretty scary fighters over the course of his 20-plus years …read more

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UFC set to bring title fight for ‘biggest’ London event at UFC 286

The UFC Octagon at UFC London in July. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The UFC is headed to London next year.  …read more

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Paths to Victory: Can Jan Blachowicz reclaim the light heavyweight title vs. Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 282?

Jan Blachowicz | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

UFC 282 goes down this Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and the road here …read more

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Daniel Cormier Criticizes Jake Paul’s $1 Million Offer To Paddy Pimblett

Former UFC champion turned commentator Daniel Cormier is not a fan of how Jake Paul offered up one million dollars to Paddy Pimblett. Daniel Cormier went from the heavyweight champion …read more

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Raufeon Stots, Danny Sabatello make weight for Bellator 289 main event

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Bellator 289 main event is official after the interim bantamweight champion and challenger made weight.
Interm titleholder Raufeon Stots (18-1 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) takes on Danny Sabatello …read more

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Muhammad Claims He ‘Signed’ To Rematch ‘Rocky’

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UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad, currently ranked No. 4 at 170 pounds, claims he signed to fight …read more

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Ilia Topuria says 'scared' Paddy Pimblett has been avoiding him during UFC 282 fight week: 'F*ck him'

LAS VEGAS – Ilia Topuria says the UFC has been purposely keeping him and Paddy Pimblett apart.
Topuria (12-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and Pimblett (15-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) were involved in an altercation …read more

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‘An innocent mistake’ - DA dismisses Adesanya’s brass knuckle charge

Israel Adesanya ahead of UFC 281 title fight with Alex Pereira. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The New York District Attorney can dismiss …read more

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Paddy Pimblett Urges People To ‘Use Their Heads’ About Fighter Pay

Rising UFC lightweight star Paddy Pimblett has suggested that some people don’t “use” their brains in regard to the fighter pay debate. When it comes to mixed martial arts and …read more

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Cris Cyborg intends to negotiate with Scott Coker after boxing match but says she’s still “Team Bellator”

Cris Cyborg | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Cris Cyborg says she’s still a free agent, but that she has every intention of re-signing with …read more

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Long Bellator grand prix wait between fights for Patchy Mix a small price to pay

NORWICH, Conn. – Patchy Mix won his opening-round Bellator bantamweight grand prix fight in April in Hawaii.
In June, he found out his opponent for the semifinals. And now, nearly six …read more

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Leon Edwards Ridicules Belal Muhammad For Title Shot Request

UFC Welterweight Champion Leon Edwards scoffed at Belal Muhammad’s claim that he’s set for the next title shot. Edwards earned the UFC welterweight title by pulling off a remarkable come-from-behind …read more

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Chris Daukaus Has One Sole Focus

Heavyweight Ready To Get Things Back On Track Against Jairzinho Rozenstruik At UFC 282: Błachowicz vs Ankalaev
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Conor McGregor Wishes UFC 282 Fighter Luck Ahead Of Historic Appearance

Conor McGregor is wishing luck to a fighter making his UFC debut on this weekend’s huge PPV card in Las Vegas. The last UFC pay-per-view of the year is always …read more

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Texeira not keen on sharing UFC card with Pereira

Alex Pereira and his corner, including Glover Texeira at UFC 281. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The former UFC light heavyweight champion would …read more

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Jared Gordon: Some UFC fighters have never been to jail, trash talk would get them ‘really hurt’ or ‘maybe killed’

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Trash talk is common in combat sports, but UFC lightweight Jared Gordon has never really had much …read more

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MMA's Top 25 Under 25 Who are the future stars of the sport?

Who are the future stars of MMA? Our annual Top 25 Under 25 list is here. …read more

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‘I’ve Absolutely Given My All’

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The Liverpool native has sacrificed everything to ensure a powerful return at UFC 282 against Dricus Du Plessis, including time …read more

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Video: Watch Thursday's Bellator 289 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 2 p.m. ET

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator 289 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place Thursday, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMA Junkie at 2 p.m. ET (11 …read more

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Bellator 289 weigh-in results (9 a.m. ET)

NORWICH, Conn. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s official Bellator 289 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 9 a.m. ET (6 a.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take place at …read more

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UFC 282 Clash: Morono Vs. Ponzinibbio!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sluggers Alex Morono and Santiago Ponzinibbio will square off this weekend (Sat., Dec. 10, 2022) at …read more

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Morning Report: Sean Strickland wants rematch with Alex Pereira: ‘If I fight the guy again, I’d do the same f****** thing’

Sean Strickland and Alex Pereira | Photo by Alejandro Salazar/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Sean Strickland does not regret standing with Alex Pereira.
At UFC …read more

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Juliana Velasquez says Bellator 289 rematch with Liz Carmouche is about righting a wrong

NORWICH, Conn. – Juliana Velasquez may not have gotten exactly what she was hoping for in the aftermath of her title loss, but Friday she’ll get the next best thing.
Velasquez …read more

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MMA Twitter Reacts To Paddy Pimblett/Dana White vs. Ariel Helwani

MMA enthusiasts flocked to social media on Wednesday to react to the verbal attack that UFC president Dana White and lightweight star Paddy Pimblett directed at renowned reporter Ariel Helwani. …read more

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‘I felt it go to the back of my brain’ - Till reveals suffering nasty eye poke

Darren Till fights Derek Brunson during a UFC Fight Night event in 2021. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Darren Till was nearly forced …read more

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Sean O’Malley Questions Kevin Holland’s Gameplan in UFC Orlando Fight

Sean O’Malley is playing Monday morning quarterback following Kevin Holland’s UFC Orlando loss to Stephen Thompson. The main event of last weekend’s UFC Orlando event was a crowd-pleaser. Coming in, …read more

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Pimblett: ‘Sloppy S—’ Video More Interesting Than UFC 282 Opponent

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Paddy Pimblett recently went viral in a doorbell cam video, and he’s gotten more questions about that than his fight at …read more

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Paddy Pimblett is banned from Twitter

UFC lightweight star Paddy Pimblett has a substantial following on social media with millions of followers on Instagram, but he can’t post on Twitter.

Pimblett’s Instagram account is currently …read more

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Worst we’ve ever seen - Dana White details Prochazka’s injury

Jiri Prochazka during his UFC 275 light heavyweight title fight with Glover Teixeira. | Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/NurPhoto via Getty Images

‘They f—ng ripped …read more

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UFC 282 Predictions: Expert Picks By MMA News Staff

UFC 282: Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev is drawing closer, and MMA News is here to continue getting you prepared for the event with our expert staff predictions! A new light heavyweight champion …read more

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UFC 286 announced for London in March '23

London’s O2 Arena will host UFC 286 on March 18, the MMA promotion confirmed on Wednesday. …read more

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Dana White names the three “scariest” and most “intimidating” fighters he’s ever worked with in UFC

UFC president Dana White has named three of the scariest fighters to deal with throughout his time with the company. Over the course of the last few decades, Dana White …read more

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Can Jan keep this fight standing?

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds …read more

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Liz Carmouche plans to leave no doubt in Juliana Velasquez rematch at Bellator 289

Bellator women’s flyweight champion Liz Carmouche and former titleholder Juliana Velasquez are set to rematch in the Bellator 289 co-main event on Friday.

Carmouche (17-7) stopped Velasquez (12-1) late …read more

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Israel Adesanya breaks down UFC 282 | Video

Former middleweight champion Israel Adesanya breaks down the UFC 282 fight card like only he can ahead of Saturday’s pay-per-view event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

UFC 282 …read more

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Paulo Costa turns down multi-fight UFC contract extension

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa has turned down a multi-fight contract offer from the fight promotion.

Costa (14-2) is expected to face former titleholder Robert Whittaker at …read more

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Midnight Mania! One Fight To Freedom

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

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2022 World MMA Awards Results

Chael Sonnen will be the host of the 2022 World MMA Awards on Thursday. | Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images

MMA Fighting has 2022 World …read more

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Ilia Topuria on rivalry with Paddy Pimblett: ‘F*** him!’

Undefeated UFC featherweight Ilia Topuria isn’t a big fan of rising lightweight star Paddy Pimblett. The two had a physical altercation at UFC London in March. The friction …read more

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UFC 282 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 282, which is set to hit T-Mobile Arena in Las …read more

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Raul Rosas Jr. explains important, unexpected sacrifices ahead of debut at UFC 282

LAS VEGAS – Raul Rosas Jr. had to make some unexpected sacrifices ahead of his UFC debut, but he believes they were necessary in order to achieve his goals.
The undefeated …read more

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'Not motivated by fame or money': Darren Till badly wants to snap skid at UFC 282

LAS VEGAS – Darren Till appears to have the right type of driving force behind him going into Saturday’s UFC 282 showdown with Dricus Du Plessis.
Till (18-4-1 MMA, 6-4-1 UFC) …read more

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Danny Sabatello plans to “expose” and “dominate” Raufeon Stots at Bellator 289 to win interim belt: “I’m more than pumped to go f**k this guy up”

Danny Sabatello is happy he can finally share the cage with Raufeon Stots. Sabatello and Stots are set to headline Bellator 289 in a semi-final matchup of the grand prix. …read more

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Paulo Costa reveals he turned down a six-fight contract extension with the UFC: “1 fight to get free”

Paulo Costa has turned down a contract extension with the UFC. Costa has been vocal about his looming free agency and only having one fight left on his deal. He …read more

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‘I Wanted To Kill Myself Because It F—king Sucks’

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Chris Daukaus is in a must-win situation at UFC 282 this weekend (Sat., Dec. 10, 2022).
The No. 11-ranked Heavyweight contender …read more

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Liz Carmouche: Juliana Velasquez rematch at Bellator 289 'doesn't really make sense'

NORWICH, Conn. – Liz Carmouche would rather be fighting a new opponent for her first Bellator title defense, but is ready to turn away Juliana Velasquez for the second time.
In …read more

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Ariel Helwani Busts Out Receipts In Lengthy Clap-Back On Paddy Pimblett

Ariel Helwani has issued a thoroughgoing response to Dana White and Paddy Pimblett’s insults, and he did so bearing receipts. Ariel Helwani is without question the most recognized journalist in …read more

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2022 World MMA Awards to air on ESPN+, Chael Sonnen returns as host

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This year’s World MMA Awards will stream on ESPN+ for the second straight year with a familiar host in place.
Fighters …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2022, 2:16 am By
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Chris Daukaus admits light heavyweight is possible, but staying put for now: 'That's been floating around in my head'

LAS VEGAS – Chris Daukaus is on the lighter side of the heaviest division.
At UFC 282, Daukaus (12-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) looks to snap a two-fight losing skid when he …read more

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Chris Curtis wants the “Fight of the Year” in a “bloody war” against Joaqun Buckley at UFC 282: “If all goes well, we both leave the cage on stretchers”

Chris Curtis has high expectations for his UFC 282 fight against Joaquin Buckley. Curtis is set to face Buckley on the prelims of UFC 282 in a fight that did …read more

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Sean Strickland believes James Krause “should never be back allowed in the UFC and they should close down his gym” due to gambling scandal

Sean Strickland doesn’t think James Krause should be allowed back in the UFC. Krause is under blast due to the fight between Darrick Minner and Shayilan Nuerdanbieke. The fight saw …read more

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Prochazka Don’t Want None! Blachowicz Awaits Now-Former Champ

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Jan Blachowicz is on the cusp of becoming a two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion.
UFC 282 was shaken …read more

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Danny Sabatello gets goosebumps about champ status, rates Raufeon Stots' smack talk 'negative 2'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – As fight day rapidly approaches, Danny Sabatello is beginning to feel what it would be like to have a piece of the Bellator bantamweight title around his …read more

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No Bets Barred: Will Paddy Pimblett Continue To Deliver At UFC 282?

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After an up-and-down week for UFC Orlando, the No Bets Barred boys are back to break down …read more

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Dana White Names Three Scariest UFC Fighters He’s Worked With

UFC President Dana White has some of the scariest men and women fighting on the roster, although three stand out the most. White and the UFC are just days away …read more

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Ariel Helwani hits back at Paddy Pimblett and Dana White after recent comments: “They reached out to me!”

Ariel Helwani has responded to Paddy Pimblett and Dana White’s recent comments. The longtime host of The MMA Hour and one of the most recognizable faces in the game, the …read more

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Dana White reveals the story behind Jiri Prochazka’s injury and withdrawal from UFC 282: “It’s crazy”

UFC president Dana White has revealed the story behind Jiri Prochazka’s shoulder injury. ‘Denisa’ has been out of action since his fight with Glover Teixeira at UFC 275 in June. …read more

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