USADA says 26-year suspension by Italian Anti-Doping Agency won’t affect Mara Romero Borella’s UFC career

The wild story surrounding UFC flyweight Mara Romero Borella seems to be coming to a conclusion as we now know that her 26-year suspension by the Italian Anti-Doping Agency will …read more

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'Jacare' Souza steps in for Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman at UFC 230

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The number of middleweights fighting at UFC 230 has allowed a rather smooth transition to a new co-main event …read more

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Video: Daniel Cormier UFC 230 media day scrum

LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier discusses possible WWE job, Brock Lesnar, Khabib vs. Mayweather and much more during a media scrum Friday in Las Vegas. …read more

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Diaz Going ‘Back Out On Tour’ Following UFC 230 Fallout

Nate Diaz is not going quietly.
The popular UFC fighter is taking aim at the entire lightweight roster after zero fighters stepped up to fill in for an injured Dustin Poirier …read more

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Daniel Cormier knows he isn’t just ‘going to hang my chin out’ for Derrick Lewis to connect

At UFC 230, Daniel Cormier will defend his heavyweight belt for the very first time against Derrick Lewis. Lewis is coming off of a knockout win against Alexander Volkov at …read more

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USADA: Despite Italian ban, Mara Romero Borella cleared to fight

Oct 7, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Mara Romero Borella (red gloves) reacts after defeating Kalindra Faria (blue gloves) during the first round during UFC 216 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory …read more

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Dana White: Weidman vs. Jacare set for UFC 230

With Luke Rockhold out, Jacare Souza will now face Chris Weidman at UFC 230. It hasn’t taken very long for the UFC to find Chris Weidman a new opponent for …read more

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Weidman Vs. Jacare Official For UFC 230 Co-Main Event

Following multiple injuries to former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, Brazilian veteran Jacare Souza will now fill in against Chris Weidman at UFC 230 on Nov. 3 from New York …read more

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Chris Weidman vs. Jacare Souza Booked For UFC 230

With Luke Rockhold out, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has turned to Jacare Souza as a replacement opponent. Rockhold was scheduled to meet Chris Weidman in a rematch at UFC …read more

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Watch Ray Cooper III Take Out Jake Shields and Avenge His Father: Full Fight Video

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Jake Shields and the Cooper family have a long history. Back in 2002, Shields lost a majority to decision to Ray Cooper at Warriors Quest 6. The two …read more

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Jacare Souza to fill in for Luke Rockhold vs Chris Weidman at UFC 230

No time was wasted in finding Chris Weidman (14-3) a replacement after Luke Rockhold was forced out of their UFC 230 rematch earlier today.
After continued issues with his leg among …read more

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Dear MMA Gods | Khabib Nurmagomedov’s funky battle of perfect records

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is an undefeated 27-0. In all 27 of those bouts, he’s had little to no struggle against his opposition.
The reason for that can be attributed …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Khabib Nurmagomedov 'would get beat up for 12 rounds' by Floyd Mayweather

For the same reason he’s not hot on a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier is against the UFC lightweight champ boxing Floyd Mayweather.
“I think it’s insane,” …read more

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Bellator 212: Primus vs. Chandler II – December 14

Date: December 14, 2018
Venue: Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii
TV: Paramount Network
Fight Card:
155lbs- Brent Primus (8-0) vs. Michael Chandler (18-4)***Lightweight Title Fight
265lbs- Frank Mir (18-12) vs. Javy Ayala (10-7)
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White Wants Khabib Vs. Ferguson Next, Hasn’t Thought About McGregor Rematch

Now that undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov took care of business against Conor McGregor earlier this month at UFC 229, the promotion is left to figure out what’s next …read more

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UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega fight card

Check out the current fight card for UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega, set for December 8th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The UFC is returning to Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, …read more

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Nate Diaz, Dustin Poirier trade barbs in Twitter beef

Much to the disappointment of fans around the mixed martial arts world, the bout between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier is off.
But that didn’t stop them from firing away at …read more

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UFC's Poirier won't need surgery for hip injury

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier posted on social media Thursday that he will not require surgery for the hip injury that forced him to pull out of a bout against Nate …read more

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Luke Rockhold out of UFC 230 bout with Chris Weidman; ‘Jacare’ Souza offered fight

An reported injury to Luke Rockhold has forced him out of UFC 230.
The former UFC light heavyweight champion was scheduled for a rematch with the man he defeated for the …read more

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Rockhold Forced Out Of UFC 230 Due To Injury

A co-main event clash between former UFC middleweight champions Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman is off the table for UFC 230.
According to a report by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto (shown below), …read more

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Mike Perry Feels He’s Given Donald Cerrone Added Motivation

Mike Perry feels that he has provided extra fuel for Donald Cerrone going into their bout. Perry vs. Cerrone will take place on Nov. 10. The bout will be featured …read more

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Louis Smolka would ‘love’ to be part of Bellator’s Hawaii show

Seeking his third straight win on the regional scene, Louis Smolka isn’t one to look too far ahead. But when opportunity comes knocking right on his front door, he’s not …read more

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Dana White: Pay no attention to Khabib-Mayweather talks

For those of you who are just itching to see Khabib Nurmagomedov box Floyd Mayweather… don’t get too excited. Last year, former UFC champion Conor McGregor crossed over to the …read more

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Nate Diaz going 'back out on tour' after UFC 230 scratch; Dustin Poirier rips 'fake ass gangster'

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Dustin Poirier knows he won’t be out of action for long, and because of that he’s not intent on allowing Nate Diaz to take …read more

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Luke Rockhold Out of UFC 230 Co-Main Event; 'Jacare' Being Discussed As Replacement

The hits keep coming for UFC 230, where the Nov. 3 card in Madison Square Garden has lost another huge fight. …read more

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Dana White Has No Interest in Offering Nate Diaz Another Fight

UFC president Dana White admitted that he only gave Nate Diaz a fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 230 because someone on his staff spearheaded the negotiations. Now, after that …read more

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Khabib’s father invites Conor McGregor to Dagestan: ‘I forgive him’

“I said that I forgive him, it’s important to be kind-hearted!” Conor McGregor got deeply personal towards Khabib Nurmagomedov in the lead-up to UFC 229, calling the Dagestani’s father, Abdulmanap …read more

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Luke Rockhold Out of UFC 230 Co-Main Event Against Chris Weidman

UFC 230 has just taken another major hit as former champion Luke Rockhold has been forced out of his bout against Chris Weidman in the co-main event on Nov. 3.
Sources …read more

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BREAKING | Luke Rockhold injured out of UFC 230 rematch with Chris Weidman

Believe it or not, UFC 230 has taken yet another hit as the rematch of former middleweight champions has now been canceled.
After several shufflings have already been made atop the …read more

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Luke Rockhold Pulled From UFC 230 Due To Injury

Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman II is off the UFC 230 card. Rockhold was scheduled to meet Weidman a second time inside Madison Square Garden in New York City on …read more

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Report: Rockhold out of UFC 230 fight with Weidman

It looks like the expected co-main event of UFC 230 is no more. UFC 230 has seen its fair of changes so far, so it shouldn’t surprise many people that …read more

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Luke Rockhold out of UFC 230 co-headliner vs. Chris Weidman

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The rematch between Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman has fallen apart once again.
Rockhold (16-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC), who was …read more

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Nate Diaz Disses Dustin Poirier, ‘Going Back Out on Tour Until the Game Mans Up’

UFC president Dana White has no interest in getting Nate Diaz another fight until he’s dying for one. Well, Diaz isn’t apparently dying for one right now.
Diaz had been heavily …read more

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Sources: Rockhold injured, out of UFC 230

An undisclosed injury has sidelined Luke Rockhold for UFC 230, sources told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. …read more

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Daniel Cormier taking Derrick Lewis seriously: 'There's no Hail Mary's' against me

LAS VEGAS – Derrick Lewis may think differently, but Daniel Cormier said he’s giving his challenger complete respect ahead of his scheduled heavyweight title defense at UFC 230.
The Cormier (21-1 …read more

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Daniel Cormier says he postponed WWE commentary tryout when UFC 230 fight was booked

LAS VEGAS — DC to WWE? It might happen in some way, shape or form.
Daniel Cormier said Friday at a UFC 230 media day here at the UFC Performance Institute …read more

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Playoff Field on Weight for Professional Fighters League 10 in Washington D.C.

Saturday’s PFL 10 is now official, as the playoff field has made weight without issues Friday in Washington D.C. …read more

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Uriah Hall vs. Bevon Lewis set for UFC 232 in Las Vegas

A middleweight bout between Uriah Hall and Bevon Lewis is the latest addition to December’s UFC 232 lineup.
UFC officials today announced the bout between Hall (13-9 MMA, 6-7 UFC) and …read more

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Unbeaten Ross Houston sees Cage Warriors title as ‘golden ticket’ to the UFC

Undefeated Scottish welterweight Ross Houston believes that the Cage Warriors welterweight title will grant him a “golden ticket” to the UFC.
Currently on a four-fight win streak with the promotion, …read more

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Poirier to avoid surgery for injury that led to UFC 230 withdrawal

Dustin Poirier is relieved to have avoided surgery for his injured hip. Last week it was reported that Dustin Poirier had been ruled out of his highly anticipated lightweight bout …read more

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Derrick Lewis says he isn't kidding about UFC 230, but will it make a difference against Daniel Cormier?

As Derrick Lewis described his usual pre-fight training camp to reporters Thursday, he had to keep pausing to reiterate that he wasn’t joking.
“I’m serious, I really don’t stay in the …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson Deserves Next UFC Lightweight Title Shot

Dana White gives Tony Ferguson the ultimate backing. Fight fans are wondering who will be next in line for a shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title. Champion …read more

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Ryan Bader Opens as Heavy Favorite Over Fedor Emelianenko for Bellator Belt

Fedor Emelianenko may be considered by most to be the greatest heavyweight mixed martial artist of all time, but it doesn’t appear that he is considered to be the greatest …read more

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WBSS preview: Tournaments continue on DAZN

The opening round of the WBSS rolls on with a pair of fights this Saturday on DAZN. Get the details here. It’s week three of the new World Boxing Super …read more

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John Gotti III books next fight for CES 53

John Gotti III (and his infamous name) are returning to the cage this November.
An aspiring welterweight mixed martial artist — who just so happens to be the grandson of New …read more

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Namajunas: Ousting Jedrzejczyk More Rewarding Than Winning Title

Off the throne and out of the division. Everybody has that one jerk at the office who they would rather just forget.
For Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight champion, Rose Namajunas, …read more

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PFL 10 weigh-in video

MMA Fighting has PFL 10 weigh-in video Friday afternoon, and the video can be seen below at 3:50 p.m. ET.
PFL 10 is set for Saturday at the St. Elizabeths …read more

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Li Jingliang vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos added to UFC Fight Night 141 in Beijing

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A welterweight bout between Li Jingliang and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight …read more

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Three Amigos Podcast 202: ONE finances, Cormier’s reward, Canelo’s deal

The Amigos are discussing ONE Championship’s peculiar finances, Cormier’s reward of refunded tickets, Canelo’s huge deal with DAZN and much more. Welcome to your weekly dose of Three Amigos Podcast …read more

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Dana White: Ignore Mayweather, Tony Ferguson deserves Khabib Nurmagomedov fight next

An immediate rematch between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor could break the pay-per-view records it just set for the UFC. But according to UFC President Dana White, it’s …read more

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LFA 56 Features Lightweight Title Bout in Final Event of 2018

LFA CEO Ed Soares recently announced that the promotion will celebrate its year-end event in Minnesota by crowning a new lightweight champion at LFA 56. This event will conclude a …read more

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White: GSP Needs Win Over Contender For Khabib Title Shot

Not even the ex-pay-per-view “King” has that kind of clout. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who also held gold at 185 pounds before taking another retirement …read more

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Dana White Doesn’t Think GSP Can Make 155 Pounds

Dana White has been shutting down a lot of rumors regarding future fights for Khabib Nurmagomedov. He has shut down any rumors of a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. …read more

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Long-Distance Relationship?

Former UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping, is currently working as an MMA analyst for FOX Sports, which gives him a vehicle for his expert analysis, as well as his expert …read more

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Dana White Shoots Down Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Floyd Mayweather Talk

Nothing to see here. That’s the word from UFC president Dana White regarding a newly rumored boxing match between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. Over …read more

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Dana White wants Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson next, dismisses talk of Mayweather, McGregor fights

Ever since UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 229 earlier this month, there’s been talk of a potential rematch between the two …read more

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Dana White shoots down Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Floyd Mayweather talk: ‘Don’t pay attention to it’

Another day, another rumored spectacle that Dana White has to shoot down.
The UFC president must be having deja vu after talks of a crossover bout between his promotion’s lightweight champion …read more

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5 reasons to watch PFL 10, where Jake Shields goes for vengeance vs. Ray Cooper III

The PFL is in the nation’s capital on Saturday for the third and final batch of quarterfinal and semifinal bouts of the PFL playoffs. This week’s event, PFL 10, features …read more

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Cage Warriors 98 Weigh-in Results: Welterweight Title Fight Official in Birmingham

Cage Warriors Fighting Championship weekend kicked off Friday afternoon in Birmingham, England, with the official CW 98 weigh-ins. On Saturday, CW welterweight champion Stefano Paterno will put his belt on …read more

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Report: Elizeu Zaleski takes on Li Jingliang at UFC Beijing

Welterweights Elizeu Zaleski and Li Jingliang will square off on November 24. A pair of hard-hitting welterweights is headed to China in November.
Per Combate’s report, Elizeu Zaleski is now …read more

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Johny Hendricks believes bareknuckle boxing experience could help him in future MMA fights

Earlier this year, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks retired from MMA. As it turns out, however, this retirement was short-lived. Hendricks is now gearing up for a foray into …read more

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GSP must face UFC contender before Khabib shot

If two-weight UFC champion Georges St-Pierre wishes to challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for an unprecedented third title, he’ll need to go through a contender first. …read more

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Aiden Lee Aims To Make A Statement At Cage Warriors 98

Cage Warriors 98 takes place on the 20th October at the Genting Arena in Birmingham and it promises to be a night of exceptional fights. The City of Birmingham is …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Manager: ‘Khabib Can Drop Floyd Mayweather’


Ever since he dispatched of Conor McGregor at UFC 229, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has still managed to follow along in the former dual-division champion’s footsteps, taking particular aim at …read more

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Andrea Lee reflects on fallout from husband's Nazi tattoo controversy, alleged domestic abuse

What started with a seemingly innocuous photo turned into “a whirlwind” several months for Andrea Lee – and not in a good way.
Back in early June, just weeks removed from …read more

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Floyd Mayweather Blasts Canelo Alvarez Over DAZN Deal

Floyd Mayweather blasts Canelo Alvarez following the announcement of an 11-fight $365 million deal with DAZN. The announcement of DAZN getting exclusive broadcast rights to Alvarez’s next 11 fights came …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson ‘Deserves’ the Next Shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov

No decisions have been made regarding Khabib Nurmagomedov’s next fight after he defeated Conor McGregor in the main event at UFC 229.
Since that event ended, McGregor has made it known …read more

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White: Ignore Mayweather-Nurmagomedov talk

UFC’s Dana White says to ignore talk of a Floyd Mayweather-Khabib Nurmagomedov boxing match, and that “Floyd is very good about getting his name out there.” …read more

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Daniel Cormier promises he’s taking Derrick Lewis seriously

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt the first defense of his title in the main event of UFC 230 on November 3, as he’s been booked for a short …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2885 with Andrew Simon, Louis Taylor, John Howard, Chris Gutierrez

Stream or download Thursday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Andrew Simon, Louis Taylor, John Howard and Chris Gutierrez.
AXS TV Fights CEO Simon co-hosted the show in the studio. Taylor …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Anthony Smith and Bas Rutten

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Anthony Smith and Bas Rutten.
UFC light heavyweight Smith headlines UFC Fight Night 138 against Volkan Oezdemir …read more

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You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

If you thought former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Johny Hendricks was dangerous now, just wait until you see “Bigg Rigg” after the bearded brawler gets a few bareknuckle …read more

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Daily Debate results: Who has the best chance to beat Khabib Nurmagomedov?

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Conor McGregor tried, and Conor McGregor failed.
No one has beaten Khabib Nurmagomedov in his career. And yeah, right now …read more

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Dana White Dismisses Booking Nate Diaz Until He Is ‘Dying To Fight’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White dismisses the thought of booking Nate Diaz until the Stockton native truly wants to compete. It’s no secret that Diaz beats to his …read more

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Lewis: ‘I will be 100 percent’ going into UFC 230

Derrick Lewis says he will be in tip-top shape entering his heavyweight title fight against Daniel Cormier. UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis put on a remarkable comeback performance at …read more

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UFC 231 poster released

The spotlight is shining brightly on two title fights at UFC 231.
On Thursday, officials released the poster for the upcoming pay-per-view, which features featherweight champion Max Holloway facing off with …read more

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Michael Bisping wonders how Jon Jones’ demons will affect him in UFC 232 comeback

Former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones’ comeback is now official. After a lengthy sit on the sidelines due to a failed drug test, the former champion will battle Alexander …read more

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UFC 231 Official Poster For ‘Holloway Vs Ortega’

After their featherweight title fight fell apart earlier this spring, thanks to a pre-fight health scare on the side of the champion, Max Holloway and Brian Ortega have rebooked their …read more

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Dana White not interested in booking Nate Diaz unless he’s ‘absolutely dying to fight’

Despite the news that Dustin Poirier will not require surgery on his hip, it doesn’t appear like a rescheduled matchup against Nate Diaz is in the cards. That’s according UFC …read more

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With rift at Jackson-Wink, Mike Perry believes he gave Donald Cerrone ‘a little spirit back in his step’

For a long while there, Donald Cerrone became a quarterly feature on the UFC’s calendar, fighting as often as the bounties got offered. These days the most productive fighter on …read more

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ONE Championship's aggressive expansion calls for 104 annual events by 2021

ONE Championship plans to continue growing over the next several years, and company chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong said expanding its events schedule into the triple digits is part of …read more

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UFC Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes Aims To Fight Jan Blachowicz

Dominick Reyes aims for a bout with Jan Blachowicz. Reyes is coming off a dominant unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux. Many were wondering just how good the undefeated …read more

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Floyd Mayweather trashes Canelo’s $365 million deal with DAZN

Earlier this week, it was announced that Mexican boxing star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez had signed a history-making $365 million deal with the sports streaming service DAZN. This deal, which spans …read more

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Golden Boy submits new lineup for Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 event

Golden Boy Promotions has submitted a second version of a 17-bout card for its first foray into MMA headlined by the trilogy between UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and …read more

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Gustafsson: ‘Jones’ head will bounce off the canvas in the fourth round’

Alexander Gustafsson predicts his upcoming light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones at UFC 232. Former UFC light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson has been clamoring for a big fight …read more

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Poirier Avoids Surgery, Expects Three-Week Recovery

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender, Dustin Poirier, will avoid surgery for his nagging hip and instead undergo stem-cell injections, a process that begins Monday and is expected to keep …read more

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Daniel Cormier Responds To Derrick Lewis On Taking Him Lightly

Daniel Cormier responds to Derrick Lewis’ recent comments questioning if “DC” is taking him seriously. On Nov. 3, Cormier will defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title against Lewis. …read more

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Cowboy Looking Bulky Ahead Of Mike Perry Fight (Photo)

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is looking big ahead of his fight at UFC Denver. Cerrone will face Mike Perry in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 139 on November 10, …read more

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Derrick Lewis says UFC 230 paycheck will be more than last three fights combined

At long last, UFC 230 has a main event. That’s thanks to the willingness of UFC heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier and heavyweight contender Derick Lewis to step in an battle …read more

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Stephen Espinoza Denies Televised Boxing Is Dead

Boxing was just shaken up after the announcement of Canelo Alvarez’s recent broadcast deal. Alvarez signed the most lucrative deal by an athlete ever. A broadcast deal with the streaming …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Claps Back At Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal has responded to Leon Edwards. The Englishman has been calling out “Gamebred” for quite some time now. It looks like he could be getting his crack at the …read more

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Elizeu Zaleski vs. Jingliang Li slated for UFC Beijing

Elizeu Zaleski hoped that his six-fight UFC win streak would be rewarded with a high-profile opponent like Robbie Lawler. Instead, the surging Brazilian has been slated for a date against …read more

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PFL 10's Bruno Santos credits new outlook for return to winning ways

Bruno Santos didn’t have an easy go of it when he was in the UFC for three fights.
The Brazilian went just 1-2, and his one win was a split decision. …read more

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PFL set to advance toward finale matchups

The Professional Fighters League will award $1 million to six weight-class winners later this year. On Saturday, the last two finale pairings will be set. …read more

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LFA schedules trio of fight cards to close 2018, including four title fights

Four titles will be on the line for LFA in its final three events of 2018.
At LFA 54, women’s flyweight champion Sabina Mazo (5-0) puts her title up against challenger …read more

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The Great Divide: If Daniel Cormier wins at UFC 230, which fight is bigger for him — Brock Lesnar or Jon Jones?

The Great Divide is a new reoccurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which writers debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a fight, a …read more

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Cormier: Miocic rematch just doesn’t make sense right now

“I swear I’m not afraid of Stipe Miocic. Why would I be?” It’s ludicrous to suggest that Daniel Cormier is ‘ducking’ Stipe Miocic, but that seems to be the growing …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Eddie Alvarez opens up on decision to sign with ONE Championship

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez is now a ONE Championship fighter. Speaking on the ONE: Heart of the Lion conference call on Wednesday evening, Alvarez opened up …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Posted on October 19, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier's Hip Injury Will Not Require Surgery

It appears to be good news for Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Dustin Poirier, who recently had to pull out of his high profile fight against Nate Diaz at UFC …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Derrick Lewis: Payday at UFC 230 Will Be More Than Last Three Fights Combined

Derrick Lewis continues to build his brand in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and that brand is about to impact his bottom line in a big way. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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