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Lauzon: Oliveira’s weight mishap is a ‘cautionary tale’ to not be ‘so freaking big’

Charles Oliveira fails to make weight for his UFC 274 title fight against Justin Gaethje. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Lawyer: Cain Velasquez ‘threw his life away’

Cain Velasquez is currently in jail awaiting trial following the alleged attempted murder of the man who had been arrested for allegedly molesting a young relative of the UFC former …read more

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Coming. Up. Next.

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Event: UFC Vegas 55: “Holm vs. Vieira”Date: Sat., May 21, 2022Location: APEX in Las Vegas, NevadaBroadcast: ESPN+ …read more

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Veteran defense attorneys believes Cain Velasquez “threw his life away” with California shooting incident

Veteran defense attorneys have weighed in on the Cain Velasquez shooting incident with some believing he ‘threw his life away’.
Cain Velasquez has spent the last three months behind bars after …read more

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UFC adds Danny Chavez vs. Ricardo Ramos to June 18 event in Austin

UFC featherweights Danny Chavez and Ricardo Ramos will look to rebound when they square off in June.
Chavez (11-4-1 MMA, 1-1-1 UFC) meets Ramos (15-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) June 18 at …read more

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Unbeaten prospect Tatsuro Taira hopes next fight in front of crowd after UFC on ESPN 36 win

LAS VEGAS – Tatsuro Taira wants a bigger stage after UFC on ESPN 36.
Taira (11-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) scored a lopsided win over Carlos Candelario Saturday at the UFC Apex …read more

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‘Jones Will Fight Three More Times And That’s It’

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The combat world is still waiting to see if Jon Jones will finally make his Heavyweight debut …read more

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Islam Makhachev calls for Charles Oliveira title fight, vows to finish him on ground

With the UFC lightweight championship currently vacant, Islam Makhachev thinks he should be the one to face Charles Oliveira.
Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) was stripped of his 155-poundt title after …read more

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Shevchenko Points To The Key For Nunes To Win Peña Rematch

UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko has detailed what the key to victory will be for Amanda Nunes when she faces Julianna Peña again.

When Nunes next enters the Octagon, it’ll …read more

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Tony Kelley responds after being accused of racist comments during Andrea Lee fight at UFC Vegas 54: “Cancel Culture is real”

Tony Kelley has responded after being accused of racist comments during the Andrea Lee fight at UFC Vegas 54.
It was Andrea Lee (13-6 MMA) vs Viviane Araujo (11-3 MMA) inside …read more

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Tony Ferguson turns down Charles Oliveira training offer, wants a rematch instead

Following UFC 274 the trajectory of Tony Ferguson and Charles Oliveira’s careers headed in different directions. Oliveira cemented his legacy as one of the greatest UFC lightweights of all time …read more

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Davey Grant wouldn't mind a quick turnaround to fight at UFC's return to London in July

England’s Davey Grant is no stranger to exciting fights, and his outing on Saturday was another addition to his ever-growing list of back-and-forth battles.
At UFC on ESPN 36, Louis Smolka …read more

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Makhachev wants to beat Oliveira at his game

UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev wants to face Charles Oliveira for the vacant title in October, and believes he will beat the Brazilian at his own game of submission grappling. …read more

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Gallagher vs Johns Set For Bellator Dublin

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James Gallagher was forced to bow out of the $1 million Bantamweight Grand Prix, but “Strabanimal” will be …read more

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Iaquinta: People Can’t Just Admit They Were Wrong About Sterling

Aljamain Sterling’s teammate, UFC veteran Al Iaquinta, has slammed those who can’t bring themselves to admit that they were wrong about the bantamweight champion.

Following his title crowning last March, which …read more

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On To the Next One: Matches to make after UFC Vegas 54

Jan Blachowicz | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Jan Blachowicz has made a case to get back to a UFC light heavyweight title fight following …read more

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Video: Evander Holyfield’s son badly knocked out as a -10,000 favorite

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Another Holyfield badly lost at a Triller event. Evan Holyfield, son of the legendary Evander Holyfield, came into his bout …read more

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Legend 2 Legend with Burt Watson, Episode 6: Michael Bisping

As the former UFC event coordinator, Burt Watson has seen it all. A beloved figure among fighters past and present, he can tell stories nobody else can. What can we …read more

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Rakic Has A Long Uphill Battle, But He’ll Be Back

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UFC Vegas 54 went down last Saturday night (May 14, 2022) from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, leaving …read more

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De Castro Believes Jones Will Run Through Miocic After Training Together

Former UFC heavyweight Yorgan De Castro doesn’t believe Jon Jones will face many problems when the former light heavyweight champion finally makes the jump to a new weight class.

“The Mad …read more

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MMA SQUARED: If a fighter does a racism during a fight night, did it even happen?

MMA Squared, Chris Rini | Chris Rini

You know it was a thin card when the corner advice makes headlines.
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Watch The MMA Hour with Tony Ferguson, Dustin Poirier, Michael Page, and Paul Daley at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Legitimate questions: Can Usman catch GSP as the UFC welterweight GOAT?

Marc Raimondi addresses Usman’s legacy vs. GSP, the star potential of Michael Chandler and Holly Holm’s chances at one last title run. …read more

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Big underdog Andre Petroski wants spotlight on Renzo Gracie Academy – and a fight with Gerald Meerschaert

LAS VEGAS – As the biggest underdog at UFC on ESPN 36, it would be understandable if Andre Petroski felt a little slighted.
Then his unbeaten opponent, Nick Maximov, asked to …read more

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Morning Report: Conor McGregor posts new training video, Henry Cejudo critiques him again

Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, Showtime

Conor McGregor appears to be healing up just fine.
Last July, McGregor snapped his leg against Dustin Poirier in …read more

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Peña: If You Didn’t Believe Me Pre-UFC 269, Believe Me Pre-Rematch

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Julianna Peña believes now is the time for her previous doubters to hop over the fence and back her.

Leading into the final pay-per-view of 2021, Peña …read more

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‘Not a complicated case’ - Defense lawyer believes Velasquez ‘threw his life away’

Former UFC champion Cain Velasquez during a March 2022 hearing for his attempted murder case. | Photo by Aric Crabb/MediaNews Group/East Bay Times via Getty Images

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255 lb Jones ‘will run through’ Miocic, says HW sparring partner

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UFC veteran Yorgan de Castro, who’s been training with Jon Jones, gives his take on the ex-champ’s heavyweight run. For the …read more

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UFC Vegas 55: Holm vs. Vieira previews, predictions, play-by-play, results, highlights, more

Holly Holm engages in some sparring. | Photo by Ari LeVaux

Check out Bloody Elbow’s pre-fight, fight night, and post-fight coverage for UFC VEGAS 55: …read more

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Gregor Gillespie Explains Inactivity, Only Wants Foes Ranked Above Him

Gregor Gillespie wants to make one thing perfectly clear: He is still very much a part of the UFC roster. …read more

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Father: Ribas Suffered ‘Total Rupture of Biceps Tendon’ Ahead of UFC on ESPN 36

Not only did Amanda Ribas move up a weight class on Saturday night, but it sounds as though she was competing at less than 100 percent. …read more

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Shu-Ki Fita #27: HA.46

INTRODUCING HA.46
HA.46 is a SINGLE model built exclusively from Air Jordan IV’s. Its construction is TOE-DOWN and LACE-to-LACE. His Primary Color is RED (RARE) and his Accent Color is NAVY …read more

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Gregor Gillespie Releases Statement On UFC Status

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Is Gregor Gillespie still with the UFC? According to the wrestling standout, he’s just on the …read more

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Pimblett Recalls Bonnar Picture Snub, Tells Hall Of Famer To “Eat Sh*t”

It’s safe to say that UFC lightweight prospect Paddy Pimblett isn’t the biggest fan of Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar…

In the UFC right now, there aren’t many more fan-friendly fighters …read more

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Coach: Chimaev Didn’t Do Anything We Worked On At UFC 273

Khamzat Chimaev got the win at UFC 273 but not by following the game plan.

Chimaev is a rising star in the UFC. Since making his debut in the summer …read more

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Michael Johnson opens up about career doubts amid losing streak: 'I was in such a dark hole'

Michael Johnson’s recent years in the MMA weren’t too kind to him.
The lightweight veteran entered Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 36 on a four-fight losing streak and being 2-7 since 2016. …read more

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Amanda Ribas reportedly suffered ruptured bicep tendon before Katlyn Chookagian fight

Amanda Ribas lost to Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Vegas 54 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Amanda Ribas’ father says fighter suffered ‘total rupture of …read more

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Michael Johnson Feels He Was Fighting For His Life At UFC Vegas 54

UFC lightweight Michael Johnson felt he had more on the line for him than most realized entering UFC Vegas 54.

Johnson made a triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC Vegas …read more

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Tony Ferguson considering new camp and weightclass - ‘I wouldn’t mind going back to 170’

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Tony Ferguson was taken to the hospital following his scary knockout loss to Michael Chandler at UFC …read more

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Watch: Former NFL Running Back Frank Gore Earns KO In Pro Boxing Debut

Former NFL running back Frank Gore made his professional boxing debut over the weekend and walked away with the KO victory.

The 39-year old Gore celebrated his birthday by landing a …read more

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‘Lee keeps dating racists’ - Pro fighters react to Tony Kelley’s xenophobic comments at UFC Vegas 54

Tony Kelley is set to face Adrian Yanez in June. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Professional fighters criticized Tony Kelley for what he said …read more

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Tony Ferguson: 'It's not the time' to accept Charles Oliveira training offer due to desire for rematch

Tony Ferguson has all respect for Charles Oliveira and has gone out of his way to form a bond with his one-time opponent. However, he won’t be taking the Brazilian …read more

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Dan Hardy Reveals How Long He Intends To Compete After Combat Return

Former UFC welterweight Dan Hardy has revealed his expectations for a return to combat sports ahead of his exhibition fight with Diego Sanchez.

The former UFC title challenger is set to …read more

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Match To Make After UFC Vegas 54

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The Light Heavyweight fight between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic fight — which headlined UFC Vegas 54 last night (Sat., …read more

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The man that beat the man that beat the man: Jungle Fight champ Ottoni believes ‘son’ Pereira loses to ‘grandson’ Adesanya

Quemuel Ottoni (left) defeated Alex Pereira (right) in a 2015 fight in Brazil. | Leonardo Fabri, Jungle Fight

Few things spark more heated debates in …read more

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Watch: Will Spann Traps Opponent’s Arm With Vicious Omoplata

Flyweight Will Spann secured one of the nastiest omoplata submissions you’ll ever see during a recent Cage Fury FC event.

Spann made his second professional MMA appearance on the main card …read more

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Michael Page takes blame for Bellator 281 loss: 'I need to be better at not being held down'

Michael Page is taking his Bellator 281 main event loss to Logan Storley as a critical part of his growth process as an MMA fighter.
Page (20-2 MMA, 16-2 BMMA) came …read more

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Gregor Gillespie Addresses The Speculation About His UFC Status

UFC lightweight Gregor Gillespie has assured his followers that he is still on the UFC roster after news of his removal from the fans’ ranking pool was reported.

News of …read more

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Father: Amanda Ribas Suffered ‘Total Rupture of Biceps Tendon’ Ahead of UFC on ESPN 36

Not only did Amanda Ribas move up a weight class on Saturday night, but it sounds as though she was competing at less than 100 percent. …read more

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O’Malley Thinks Holloway’s Third Fight Vs. Volkanovski Is Legacy Defining

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley thinks Max Holloway losing a third fight against Alexander Volkanovski would change his legacy forever.

Holloway is set to face Volkanovski in a trilogy later this year …read more

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Rakic will be ‘back like you’ve never seen me before’

Aleksandar Rakic weighs in for his UFC Vegas 54 main event bout. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Light heavyweight contender Aleksandar Rakic revealed that …read more

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'I'm not f*cking going anywhere': Gregor Gillespie assures UFC roster spot, explains recent inactivity

The self-proclaimed best fisherman in the UFC says he’s not going anywhere.
On Sunday, a tweet from the algorithm-based Twitter account UFC Roster Watch alerted fans to the removal of lightweight …read more

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UFC Vegas 54: Fights to make

Aleksandar Rakic lost by injury TKO in the UFC Vegas 54 main event. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

All the best, most interesting, and …read more

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Gregor Gillespie denies UFC release rumors ‘relax I’ll explain’

According to Gregor Gillespie, he is not cut from the UFC despite what’s going around on Twitter.

On Sunday morning a Twitter account that monitors the UFC roster, UFC Roster …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Aleksandar Rakic after UFC on ESPN 36 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Jan Blachowicz after UFC on ESPN 36 win?)
Aleksandar Rakic’s quest to secure his first UFC title fight opportunity was squandered by injury …read more

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McGregor Plans To Add Cocktails To His Alcohol Empire

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Proper 12 whiskey is already a massive success, and Black Forge Stout could be next. Now McGregor …read more

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Photo: Carla Esparza wears newly earned UFC title on wedding day

Carla Esparza | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Carla Esparza’s wedding day attire included all the usual bells and whistles, plus a …read more

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Tony Ferguson Rejects Charles Oliveira’s Offer To Train Together

While former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson appreciates Charles Oliveira’s offer to train together, he feels he has to turn it down.

After suffering a fourth straight defeat to Michael …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Jan Blachowicz after UFC on ESPN 36 win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Aleksandar Rakic after UFC on ESPN 36 loss?)
Jan Blachowicz may not have won the UFC on ESPN 36 main event in the …read more

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Jan Blachowicz speaks out following victory over Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Vegas 54: “My body was tougher tonight”

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz has shared his view on what transpired in his win over Aleksandar Rakic.
Blachowicz went one-on-one with Rakic in the main event of UFC …read more

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Aleksandar Rakić Reveals UFC Vegas 54 Injury Was Pre-Existing

UFC light heavyweight contender Aleksandar Rakić alleges his UFC Vegas 54 knee tear wasn’t a new injury, and that he suffered it earlier in camp.

Rakić battled former UFC light heavyweight …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk open to five-round rematch with Weili Zhang if the money is right

Joanna Jedrzejczyk thinks going five rounds with Weili Zhang again is doable but she needs to see more green.
Jedrzejczyk and Zhang are expected to collide on the UFC 275 PPV. …read more

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UFC's Katlyn Chookagian wants a second shot at Valentina Shevchenko or a fresh opponent next

Katlyn Chookagian has very few requirements as she looks for her next UFC opponent.
The long-time UFC flyweight contender and former title challenger has a small list of women she’d like …read more

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Stephen Thompson Accepts Dustin Poirier’s Open Callout For A July 30 Fight

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson is down for a fight with Dustin Poirier later this year.

Poirier has been looking for an opponent for his return at either lightweight …read more

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Yorgan de Castro explains what it’s like spar with heavyweight Jon Jones, picks ‘Bones’ to ‘run through’ Miocic

Jon Jones (right) hasn’t fought since a win over Dominick Reyes in February 2020. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jon Jones is teasing a return …read more

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UFC removes three more fighters from active roster including Gregor Gillespie

The UFC has updated its list of fighters removed from the active roster.
One name that may surprise some people is Gregor Gillespie. He hasn’t fought since May 2021. There’s no …read more

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Ryan Spann wants to focus on mental game, unsure of return timeline after UFC on ESPN 36 win

Ryan Spann got out of his own way on Saturday evening, but the focus still remains on the mental game.
In the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 36 against Ion …read more

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Joe Lauzon: ‘It sucks’ that Charles Oliveira was stripped of title, but ‘this is a cautionary tale to not be so big’

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Joe Lauzon believes that Charles Oliveira’s struggles with the scale should serve as a warning to all fighters.
At UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 54: Blachowicz vs. Rakic - Winners and Losers

Ryan Spann submitted Ion Cutelaba at UFC Vegas 54. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The real winners and losers from UFC Vegas 54 Jan …read more

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Gregor Gillespie’s UFC Status In Question Following Recent Reports

UFC lightweight Gregor Gillespie has been reportedly removed from the UFC fan rankings pool following a year without a fight in the works.

News of the move was first reported by …read more

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Blachowicz Battled Cut, Stolen Car, And Diarrhea On Route To UFC Vegas 54 Win

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Despite having a terrible camp leading into his fight with Aleksandar Rakic, Jan Blachowicz feels like he’s enjoying fights again …read more

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5 Positives & 2 Negatives From UFC Vegas 54

On Saturday night, the MMA leader returned to our screens for its latest fight night event, UFC Vegas 54.

With another pay-per-view in the books, this weekend’s action headed back to …read more

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6 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 36: Blachowicz's title hopes, Rakic's injury, Kelley's cornering

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 36 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings… …read more

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Amanda Ribas’ father reveals fighter suffered ‘total rupture of the biceps tendon’ weeks before UFC Vegas 54

Amanda Ribas | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Amanda Ribas might have entered UFC Vegas 54 in a compromised state.
Following Ribas’ fight with Katlyn Chookagian …read more

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UFC Vegas 54 Performance Bonus Winners

Katlyn Chookagian and Amanda Ribas put on one of the best fights of 2022 and were paid for their efforts following UFC Vegas 54.

Chookagian defeated Ribas via split decision on …read more

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Michael Chandler fires back at Dustin Poirier over ‘Chindler’ comment after Michael Johnson KO’s Alan Patrick at UFC Vegas 54

Michael Chandler wasn’t about to let Dustin Poirier off the hook.
At UFC Vegas 54, Michael Johnson went one-on-one with Alan Patrick. This was a crucial fight for Johnson as he …read more

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Kelley Blames ‘Cancel Culture’ For ‘Dirty F—king Brazilians’ Backlash

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Kelley claims his comments at UFC Vegas 54 about ‘dirty f—king Brazilians’ being cheaters ‘in no way had any type …read more

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Bellator 281 post-event facts: Lyoto Machida in career-worst slump after brutal KO

Bellator made its return to London on Friday with Bellator 281, which took place at OVO Arena Wembley and saw a new interim welterweight champion crowned in the main event.
With …read more

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Tony Kelley Responds To Critics Of Brazil Comments, Cites Cancel Culture

UFC fighter Tony Kelley has addressed his controversial remarks aimed at Brazil that were caught on the UFC Vegas 54 broadcast on Saturday.

Kelley was at the UFC Apex to corner …read more

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Video: Ringside photographer rescues boxer after he’s brutally knocked out through the ropes

A ringside photographer stopped snapping pictures long enough to rescue a boxer who fell out of the ring after he was brutally knocked out on Saturday night.
John “Scrappy” Ramirez delivered …read more

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‘July 30th I accept’ — Poirier targets welterweight showdown with Covington

UFC veteran Dustin Poirier attends UFC 271 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on Feb. 12, 2022. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Dustin Poirier …read more

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Evander Holyfield’s son Evan suffers shocking knockout loss at TrillerVerz 5 (Video)

Evander Holyfield’s son, Evan, suffered a stunning knockout loss at TrillerVerz 5.
Evan went one-on-one with Jurmain McDonald on May 14. This was supposed to be another stepping stone in the …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic: Knee Injury Originally Occurred ‘3 Weeks Ago in Camp’

Aleksandar Rakic’s night ended in unfortunate fashion at UFC on ESPN 36, as a knee injury resulted in a third-round TKO defeat to Jan Blachowicz in Saturday’s headliner at the …read more

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Tony Kelley Responds to Backlash Regarding Corner Remarks at UFC on ESPN 36

Tony Kelley has received widespread criticism from the MMA community for comments he made while cornering Andrea Lee against Viviane Araujo at UFC on ESPN 36 on Saturday. …read more

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Peña Describes The Difference Between Women’s & Men’s MMA

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Julianna Peña believes there’s a stark difference in the male and female motivation for fighting.

For the past 13 years, Peña has competed as a professional mixed …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic reveals UFC on ESPN 36 knee injury originally occurred '3 weeks ago in camp'

The main event of UFC on ESPN 36 was shaping up to be a memorable battle, until its abrupt and unfortunate ending due to injury.
Aleksandar Rakic and former light heavyweight …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 post-event facts: Katlyn Chookagian's win comes with dubious record

The UFC returns to its home base in Las Vegas on Saturday with UFC on ESPN 36 at the UFC Apex. Of the 11 bouts on the card, six ended …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk open to 5 rounds in rematch with Zhang Weili, but ‘we definitely have to get paid a little bit more’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

When Joanna Jedrzejczyk returns for her rematch against Zhang Weili at UFC 275, it will only be the fourth time in …read more

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Jan Blachowicz on TKO Win Over Aleksandar Rakic: ‘My Body Was Tougher Tonight’

Jan Blachowicz admittedly would have preferred a clean finish against Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC on ESPN 36 main event, but the Polish light heavyweight was nontheless pleased with the …read more

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‘F-cking animal’ O’Malley wants to be ‘bigger’ than McGregor

Sean O’Malley is spotted in attendance at UFC 227 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Aleksandar Rakic issues statement following fight-ending injury against Jan Blachowicz at UFC Vegas 54

Aleksandar Rakic has spoken out following his UFC Vegas 54 defeat against Jan Blachowicz.
Things certainly didn’t end the way Rakic or even Blachowicz had anticipated. Both men traded bombs and …read more

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Michael Chandler reveals why he was saving promo-cutting skills for the UFC: ‘Bellator doesn’t have the best fighters in the world’

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Michael Chandler says he’s always had the ability to cut incredible promos on the microphone, but he wanted to wait …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Vegas 54!

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Last night (Sat., May 14, 2022), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Las Vegas, Nevada for UFC Vegas 54. Exit …read more

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UFC Hall Of Famer Chuck Liddell Recounts Bar Fight With Navy SEALs

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell recently appeared on the podcast Steve-O’s Wild Ride and recounted an altercation he had involving a group of Navy SEALs while he was working …read more

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UFC's Tony Kelley says comments while cornering Andrea Lee weren't racist, blames 'cancel culture' for backlash

Tony Kelley has addressed his controversial comments made during the UFC on ESPN 36 broadcast.
The UFC bantamweight, who was at the event working as a cornerman for Andrea Lee, was …read more

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Pro fighters react after Tony Kelley hurls racist remarks in the corner of Andrea Lee at UFC Vegas 54

UFC Bantamweight Tony Kelley has some explaining to do after hurling racist remarks in the corner of Andrea Lee.
Last night (May 14), UFC Vegas 54 took place inside the UFC …read more

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Video: ‘You Ccan See The Pop’

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Mayo Clinic doctor Brian Sutterer does a frame by frame analysis of the Rakic vs. Blachowicz finish and how it …read more

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Jan Blachowicz calls for ‘obvious’ title shot after win over Aleksandar Rakic: ‘My body was tougher tonight’

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Jan Blachowicz would much rather celebrate a knockout or submission win, but he’s certainly not going to complain after getting …read more

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Kamaru Usman Names Who He’d Select To Play Him In A Movie

Kamaru Usman has shared his selection of who he would select to play him in a movie.

UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman’s notoriety continues to grow with each passing victory. Usman …read more

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Kelley says ‘Dirty Brazilians’ comment wasn’t racist

Tony Kelley when he fought Randy Costa at UFC 269. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Tony Kelley made the comment while cornering Andrea Lee …read more

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