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Midnight Mania! Lee Fails Drug Test, Issues Statement

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

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Francesco Facchinetti Files Assault Charges Against Conor McGregor

Italian DJ Francesco Facchinetti has filed assault charges against Conor McGregor following an alleged altercation between the two at a hotel party.

Former UFC double champion Conor McGregor is accused of …read more

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Ariel Helwani Trolls Brendan Schaub By Posting Past Video

It seems Ariel Helwani is fully embracing his “Heelwani” alter ego after taking yet another jab at Brendan Schaub.

The ongoing Helwani-Schaub beef has been a delightfully entertaining sideshow in recent …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi gets immediate title shot in return to Bellator, challenges Sergio Pettis

RIZIN bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi is set to attempt to reclaim the title he never lost. Bellator announced on Wednesday that their newest Bellator 135-pound champion in Sergio Pettis has …read more

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Report: Italian DJ files charges against Conor McGregor following alleged assault: ‘He is dangerous, he needs to be stopped’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Italian DJ and musician Francesco Facchinetti has officially filed charges against former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor over an alleged assault …read more

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Latest Bellator 270 Fight Card & Rumors

Event: Bellator 270: “Gallagher vs Mix”Date: Fri., Nov. 5, 2021Location: Wembley Arena in London, EnglandHow To Watch: Showtime (watch it here)
Bellator 270 Main Event:
155 lbs.: Peter Queally (13-5-1) vs. …read more

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VIDEO | 4-foot-11 Kyra Batara shocks Chael Sonnen with takedown

Kyra Batara may be small in stature, but she isn’t afraid of the “American Gangster” Chael Sonnen. Standing tall at just 4-foot-11, “Mogwai” recently recalled the time she ran into …read more

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Kevin Lee Apologizes After Testing Positive for Banned Stimulant, Shares Issues with Sobriety

Kevin Lee received a temporary suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission after testing positive for a banned stimulant. …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Sean O'Connell: 'Nobody else is going to pay Kayla Harrison what the PFL is paying her'

PFL broadcaster Sean O’Connell thinks it’s in both the PFL and Kayla Harrison’s benefit to continue working together.
Reigning PFL champ Harrison (11-0) is a free agent at the end of …read more

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Francis Ngannou Hints At Money-Motivated Boxing Switch

UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou has slammed MMA remuneration, and suggested he could make the switch to boxing in order to be paid what he deserves.

Ngannou is undoubtedly the most …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Vegas 41, which is set to hit UFC APEX …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Video: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori verbally agree to 195-pound catchweight fight at UFC Vegas 41

UFC middleweights Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori on Wednesday verbally agreed to a catchweight fight at 195 pounds in UFC Vegas 41’s headliner after Costa said he was 211 pounds …read more

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UFC planning catchweight for Costa-Vettori bout

The UFC is planning to move forward with Saturday’s Paulo Costa-Marvin Vettori bout at a catchweight, the promotion announced Wednesday after Costa revealed he didn’t intend to make weight. …read more

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Set for Quick Return at UFC 269, Bruno Silva Recounts Challenging Path to the Octagon

After two impressive wins in the UFC’s middleweight division, former M-1 champion Bruno Silva is slated to return to the Octagon in less than two months. …read more

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Alex Caceres 'not necessarily impressed' with Seungwoo Choi ahead of UFC Fight Night 196

Alex Caceres didn’t know much about Seungwoo Choi when the matchup was offered to him for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 196 event.
That was fine with Caceres (18-12 MMA, 13-10 UFC), …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko Bashes Dana White, ‘He Has No Respect For Fighters’

Fedor Emelianenko is getting ready to get back in the Bellator cage, but first has some words for Dana White.

The Russian heavyweight will most likely go down in history as …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jennifer Maia rematch set for UFC’s January 15 event

Jennifer Maia (L) in action vs Katlyn Chookagian during Women’s Flyweight bout at Madison Square Garden. New York, NY | Set Number: X163048 TK4

Chookagian …read more

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Costa reveals he can’t make middleweight limit for Saturday

Paulo Costa before he fought Israel Adesanya at UFC 253. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori won’t be happening at …read more

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Grant Dawson apologizes to Ricky Glenn, feels bad for comments ahead of UFC Fight Night 196

Grant Dawson is walking back a comment he made about UFC Fight Night 196 opponent Ricky Glenn in the lead-up to Saturday’s bout.
Ahead of the lightweight matchup, which takes place …read more

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Costa says he won't make weight for Vettori bout

Paulo Costa admitted Wednesday that he doesn’t intend to make weight for Saturday’s UFC main event against Marvin Vettori, putting the middleweight bout in jeopardy. …read more

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211lb Costa Can’t Make Weight For Vettori Fight, Vettori Still Wants Fight

The UFC Vegas 40 headliner between Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori is in jeopardy, courtesy of a bloated Borrachinha.

Both Costa and Vettori were looking to score some redemption in this …read more

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Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji Horiguchi title fight set for Bellator 272

Sergio Pettis in the cage as he defeated Alfred Khashakyan in their bantamweight fight at The Forum on January 25, 2020 in Inglewood, California. Pettis won by TKO. | Photo …read more

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Video: When Coaches Get Angry At Fighters

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Aspen Ladd vs. Norma Dumont is far from the first time a coach in the UFC or boxing got mad …read more

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Modestas Bukauskas released from UFC one month after severe knee injury

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Modestas Bukauskas is no longer a UFC fighter after the promotion released him from contract.
Bukauskas’ release comes after three consecutive …read more

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Paulo Costa can’t make weight, negotiating new weight class for Marvin Vettori fight | Video

Middleweight Marvin Vettori was the first to mention that Paulo Costa wouldn’t be able to make weight for Saturday’s UFC Vegas 41 headliner during the event’s media day on Wednesday.

“There’s …read more

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Dan Hooker: A win over Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 puts me in 'two-man conversation' for title shot

LAS VEGAS – Dan Hooker sees himself as part of a four-man UFC lightweight title picture race outside of the scheduled title fight between champion Charles Oliveira and next challenger …read more

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Paulo Costa Claims He Can’t Make Middleweight for UFC Fight Night 196 Main Event

It sounds like Paulo Costa won’t even attempt to make the contracted middleweight limit for his UFC Fight Night 196 headlining bout against Marvin Vettori on Saturday. …read more

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Report: Buckley vs. Alhassan set for UFC event on Jan. 15

Joaquin Buckley ahead of his fight with Antonio Arroyo. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Buckley and Alhassan are entering the fight off of …read more

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Sergio Pettis Defends BW Title Against Kyoji Horiguchi At Bellator 272

Sergio Pettis has his first Bellator bantamweight title defense set.

Pettis will face former Bellator and RIZIN bantamweight champion, Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272 on December 3. Bellator announced the fight …read more

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‘F—king Selfish’ Dominick Cruz Almost Cost Us ‘Our Jobs’

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Dominick Cruz’s beef with Hans Molenkamp could have had serious repercussions for Monster Energy-sponsored athletes, says UFC Vegas 41’s Jessica-Rose …read more

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Marvin Vettori believes he's superior fighter, but Paulo Costa 'still dangerous' regardless of weight issues

LAS VEGAS – Marvin Vettori isn’t exactly thrilled with Paulo Costa and his apparent weight issues, but “The Italian Dream” isn’t going to underestimate that challenge that remains in front …read more

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Updates To UFC Fight Night: Costa vs Vettori

UFC Announces Updates To UFC Fight Night: Costa vs Vettori
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Significant Stats | UFC Fight Night: Costa vs Vettori

We Go Inside The Numbers Of Saturday’s Las Vegas Event
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Glover Teixeira’s Run Back To A Title Shot

As Glover Teixeira Continues His Tenure As A Top Light Heavyweight Mainstay On The UFC’s Roster, We Break Down His Top Fights Between His First Title Shot In 2014 And UFC …read more

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It's 'Do Or Die' For Jamie Pickett

Middleweight Jamie PIckett Finds Himself In A Frustratingly Familiar Situation This Weekend At UFC Fight Night: Costa vs Vettori
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Ariel Helwani Trolls Brendan Schaub By Posting Embarrassing Video

It seems Ariel Helwani is fully embracing his “Heelwani” alter ego after taking yet another jab at Brendan Schaub.

The ongoing Helwani-Schaub beef has been a delightfully entertaining sideshow in recent …read more

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Costa Can’t Make Weight, Not Even Close

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Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori will be a catchweight at UFC Vegas 41, if the fight happens at all. Paulo …read more

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Covington denies breaking jaw at UFC 245, says x-ray was a ‘bad Photoshop’

Colby Covington eats a right hand from Kamaru Usman at UFC 245. | Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images

Colby Covington continues to deny that …read more

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Paulo Costa says he's 212 pounds less than 48 hours from weigh-ins, needs catchweight with Marvin Vettori

LAS VEGAS – If Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 196 headliner is still going to happen, it doesn’t seem it will be at middleweight.
Brazilian contender Paulo Costa today confirmed that he …read more

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Ricky Glenn plots upset of 'impressive' Grant Dawson in UFC Fight Night 196 co-main event

Ricky Glenn wants to take advantage of his biggest octagon opportunity to date with a win over Grant Dawson in the UFC Fight Night 196 co-main event.
Glenn (22-6-1 MMA, 4-3 …read more

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Jan Blachowicz doubles down on Corey Anderson: ‘He’s just a coward and quitter’

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz is doubling down on two-time opponent Corey Anderson.
Blachowicz had a …read more

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Joaquin Buckley Will Take On Abdul Razak Alhassan On Jan. 15

Joaquin Buckley and Abdul Razak Alhassan, two heavy-hitting middleweights are set to meet at the UFC event being held on Jan. 15.

A clash of knockout specialists is on tap for …read more

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Paulo Costa reveals he won’t make middleweight, says if fight doesn’t happen it’s because Marvin Vettori ‘don’t want to fight me’

Paulo Costa has made it known he won’t be making weight for his UFC Vegas 41 middleweight main event. At media day on Thursday, Marvin Vettori revealed the Brazilian came …read more

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Kevin Lee suspended by NAC after failed drug test

UFC welterweight Kevin Lee has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission after a failed drug test associated with his Aug. 28 loss to Daniel Rodriguez.

On Wednesday, …read more

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Henry Cejudo Roasts Tyron Woodley As Second-Most Cringy MMA Fighter

It’s no secret that Henry Cejudo is seen by many as the ‘king of cringe’ in MMA, but he thinks former UFC champion Tyron Woodley isn’t far off.

Cejudo has remained …read more

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Report: Paul Vs. Fury Set For Dec. 18

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Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury is reportedly set to take place in the boxing ring before year’s end. It looks …read more

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Zhang: More fans wanted to see me rematch Rose over Esparza

Weili Zhang makes her walk to the octagon ahead of her strawweight title bout against Rose Namajunas at UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Florida. | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images
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Darina Mazdyuk: Intergender fight vs. 529-pound man was part of bigger plan that worked

Landing a major promotional deal after fighting a different gendered person who weighed over four times more than her? It was all part of a bigger plan, according to Bellator …read more

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Paulo Costa reveals he can’t make middleweight for main event against Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Paulo Costa won’t be competing at middleweight at UFC Vegas 41.
On Wednesday, the former UFC title challenger revealed that he won’t …read more

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O’Malley says Cruz turned down fight, needs to ‘learn from the daddy’

Sean O’Malley speaks to reporters at the UFC 222 Ultimate Media Day on March 1, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury reportedly agreed to for December in Miami

Jake Paul and Tommy Fury will box one another before the year is up in Miami. According to British outlet and newspaper, The Sun, Paul and Fury have been agreed …read more

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COVID-19 Forces Ray Borg Out Of UAE Warriors Title Fight

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Ray Borg is one of the best lower-weight class fighters in the world, but one opponent …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko says there is ‘a chance’ that Bellator 269 will be last fight

Fedor Emelianenko | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Fedor Emelianenko has been around the MMA game long enough to not make any guarantees.
“The Last Emperor” appeared …read more

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Kevin Lee Suspended For Six Months By USADA For Adderall Use

Kevin Lee has struggled over his past few UFC fights, but he faces a new challenge after receiving a six-month USADA suspension.

Lee posted on his Instagram on Wednesday that he …read more

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Kevin Lee issues apology after NAC suspension for positive drug test, opens up about adult ADHD

UFC welterweight Kevin Lee has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) and is facing the music head-on.
On Wednesday, the NAC announced Lee (18-7 MMA, 11-7 UFC) is …read more

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Middleweights Joaquin Buckley, Abdul Razak Alhassan to Meet on Jan. 15

A matchup of middleweight knockout artists is on tap for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Jan. 15, as Joaquin Buckley will lock horns with Abdul Razak Alhassan. …read more

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Kevin Lee flagged by USADA for using adderall, suspension looming

Kevin Lee is set to be suspended by USADA for using adderall. Lee returned back in August and lost a decision to Daniel Rodriguez in his return to welterweight. It …read more

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Vettori: Costa Showed Up ‘A Lot Overweight’

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Is a catchweight imminent for the upcoming UFC Vegas 41 main event between Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa? Marvin Vettori …read more

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Adesanya ‘DM’d’ Costa with some advice after UFC 253 title fight

Israel Adesanya is interviewed following his emphatic stoppage victory over Paulo Costa in their middleweight title bout at UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. | Photo by Josh …read more

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Oezdemir Expects Ankalaev To “Run Away” During UFC 267 Fight

UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir believes his UFC 267 fight against Magomed Ankalaev will be a cat and mouse affair.

Ankalaev has been away from the Octagon for over a …read more

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Return To Fight Island?

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We may be about to see a lot more events on ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi, based …read more

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UFC Vegas 40 Edition | Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast – 78

June M. Williams

Bloody Elbow Presents the ‘Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast’.  The show is a deep dive with host, Trent Reinsmith, into …read more

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UFC’s Kevin Lee gets temporary suspension for positive test for banned stimulant

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Kevin Lee has been placed on temporary suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) pending the resolution of a case …read more

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Marvin Vettori claims Paulo Costa is overweight for UFC Vegas 41 main event

It appears there is some last-minute drama as Marvin Vettori is claiming that Paulo Costa is overweight for their UFC Vegas 41 main event. According to Vettori, who spoke to …read more

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NAC suspends Ryan Benoit for 9 months after testing positive for sleep apnea drug

Former UFC fighter Ryan Benoit was suspended Wednesday for a positive drug test stemming from his last bout under the promotion’s banner.
The Nevada Athletic Commission suspended Benoit (10-8) nine months …read more

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Marvin Vettori says Paulo Costa 'a lot overweight,' wants change in division for UFC Fight Night 196

Marvin Vettori claims Paulo Costa won’t make middleweight for UFC Fight Night 196 and that he’s asking for additional pounds for the matchup.
Vettori (17-5-1 MMA, 7-3-1 UFC) arrived at Wednesday’s …read more

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Javier Mendez: Islam Makhachev doesn't need a finish to beat Dan Hooker, whereas Hooker does

The only way coach Javier Mendez sees Islam Makhachev losing to Dan Hooker is if he gets caught.
The head coach of American Kickboxing Academy is very high on his star …read more

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Afghan promoter, MMA fighters flee country with help of UFC, Save Our Allies after Taliban takeover

Several MMA fighters made it out of Afghanistan earlier this week | Photo via Abdul Wasi Sharifi

MMA promoter Abdul Wasi Sharifi, Truly Grand Fighting …read more

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DJ Francesco Still Has No Idea Why McGregor Punched Him

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There’s still a lot of questions unanswered about Conor McGregor’s latest alleged attack, even after DJ turned …read more

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Sean O’Malley Highlights Paddy Pimblett Double Standard

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley has highlighted a double standard surrounding the reaction to some recent comments made by Paddy Pimblett.

After signing with MMA’s biggest promotion earlier this year, Pimblett made …read more

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U.S. government’s new COVID-19 vaccine travel policies to impact international UFC fighters

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The UFC sent out a memo warning fighters and their teams about the new international travel requirements. …read more

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Irwin Rivera Released From Police Custody After Plea of Not Guilty

Irwin Rivera was released into the care of his family after a judge ruled that he was not guilty by reason of insanity after attempting to murder his sisters.

Rivera …read more

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DWCS 44 winner Jonny Parsons not surprised with UFC deal after split: 'This is where I belong'

LAS VEGAS – Despite earning a hard-fought win on Dana White’s Contender Series 44, Jonny Parsons expected to walk away with a UFC contract.
In the featured bout Tuesday night, Parsons (8-2) …read more

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Irwin Rivera Released From Police Custody After Plea of Not Guilty

Irwin Rivera was relesed into the care of his family after a judge ruled that he was not guilty by reason of insanity after attempting to murder his sisters. Rivera …read more

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Dillon Danis claims Tyron Woodley was contractually not allowed to KO Jake Paul

Bellator MMA fighter Dillon Danis claimed that former UFC champion Tyron Woodley was contractually not allowed to KO Jake Paul in boxing. Woodley and Paul met in a professional boxing …read more

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ENTRY CHECKLIST FOR ETIHAD ARENA | UFC 267: BLACHOWICZ vs TEIXEIRA

Important Information You Need To Know Before Arriving To The Arena
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NAC overturns DWCS winner Josh Quinlan's UFC contract-earning victory after positive drug test

The Nevada Athletic Commission has overturned the result of a bout that earned a fighter a UFC contract.
In connection with his Sept. 7 win over Logan Urban on Dana White’s …read more

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Junyong Park Just Built Different

Half Of Saturday’s Featured Prelim In Is A Category Of His Own Among Middleweights. Watch Him Take On Gregory Rodrigues At UFC Fight Night: Costa vs Vettori On October 23.
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Pettis to defend Bellator title against Horiguchi

In a marquee matchup at 135 pounds, Sergio Pettis will defend his Bellator title in the weight class against former champion Kyoji Horiguchi on Dec. 3 at Mohegan Sun in …read more

Source:: ESPN

Dana White Reacts To Latest Mac Attack

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Over the weekend, reports have Conor McGregor breaking a TV personality’s nose in Italy. But as of now, the UFC hasn’t …read more

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Power dynamic between Abdelaziz and fighters he manages is all wrong

Ali Abdelaziz stopped Corey Anderson from appearing on The MMA Hour | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

What happened between Ariel Helwani, Corey Anderson and …read more

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[UPDATE] Date Set For Paul/Fury, No Instant Rematch For Woodley

[UPDATE]

According to The Sun, there is now a date set for Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury, with the two reportedly agreeing to fight on December 18 in Miami, Florida. When …read more

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NAC approves UFC 269, two other UFC events for December in Las Vegas

Three UFC event applications have been approved by the Nevada Athletic Commission for the month of December.
The NAC’s monthly meeting was held Wednesday via conference call with four of five …read more

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Middleweights Joaquin Buckley, Abdul Razal Alhassan to Meet on Jan. 15

A matchup of middleweight knockout artists is on tap for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Jan. 15, as Joaquin Buckley will lock horns with Abdul Razak Alhassan. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Zviad Lazishvili Replaces Aaron Phillips, Faces Jonathan Martinez at UFC Fight Night 196

Zviad Lazishvili has agreed to step in on three days’ notice and face Jonathan Martinez at UFC Fight Night 196. …read more

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Sergio Pettis to Defend Bantamweight Crown vs. Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator Event on Dec. 3

Sergio Pettis is scheduled to make his first bantamweight title defense when he faces Kyoji Horiguchi at a Bellator MMA event on Dec. 3. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Zviad Lazishvili steps in on 3 days’ notice to fight Jonathan Martinez at UFC Vegas 41

Zviad Lazishvili | Isaac Schubert, LFA

Another one of Saturday’s fights has been saved.
MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Damon Martin confirmed with sources with knowledge …read more

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UFC’s Michael Chandler to speak at conservative event alongside Candace Owens, Tucker Carlson, Trump Jr.

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The event is hosted by Turning Point USA, a right-wing youth group founded by Charlie Kirk. Michael Chandler is set to …read more

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Pettis vs Horiguchi Title Fight Set For Bellator 272

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A highly-intriguing bantamweight title fight has been booked for the upcoming Bellator 272 event on Dec. 3, 2021, as CBS Sports confirmed that …read more

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Ray Borg out of UAE Warriors title fight due to positive COVID-19 test: 'My heart breaks'

Ray Borg’s string of bad luck continues.
Borg, a former UFC flyweight title challenger, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of his bantamweight title fight against champion Vinicius de …read more

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Alexander Hernandez open to Paddy Pimblett matchup to cap off 2021 after quick KO win

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Alexander Hernandez is coming off of a vicious first-round knockout win and he wants to compete again before 2021 comes …read more

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Hooker: “I’m Not Scared Of Khabib, Why Would I Be Scared Of Islam?”

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker has laughed off Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent comments about his upcoming fight with Islam Makhachev.

Hooker was in action at UFC 266 last month. At the September …read more

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UFC’s Rivera given conditional release from custody

Irwin Rivera during his fight with Andre Ewell at the UFC APEX. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Irwin Rivera plead not guilty by reasons …read more

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Sergio Pettis set to defend title vs. Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272

The Bellator bantamweight title will be on the line this December.
At Bellator 272, champion Sergio Pettis will defend his strap against former Bellator and RIZIN champion Kyoji Horiguchi. The event …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Armen Petrosyan already thinking about Israel Adesanya after earning UFC deal on DWCS 44

LAS VEGAS – Armen Petrosyan is not short of confidence after landing a highlight-reel finish at Dana White’s Contender Series 44.
Petrosyan (6-1) was able to fend off Kaloyan Kolev’s heavy …read more

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Sergio Pettis defends bantamweight title against Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator event on Dec. 3

Bellator MMA

Sergio Pettis will put his Bellator bantamweight title on the line for the first time when he faces off with former champion Kyoji …read more

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Fedor Explains Why He Chose To Fight Tim Johnson Over dos Santos

Even as his career comes to a close, “The Last Emperor” still wants to test himself. 

Fedor Emelianenko was once considered by many as the best fighter on the planet. At …read more

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Vettori plans to confront Felder during fight week

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Marvin Vettori thinks Paul Felder is a “puppet”. This weekend …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 pre-event facts: Paulo Costa's stats still strong after title-fight loss

The penultimate event of UFC’s crammed October schedule takes place Saturday with UFC Fight Night 196 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The entire card streams on ESPN+.
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Carano Film Shelved Due To Vaccine Mandates

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Gina Carano will be returning to the movie making business after getting the axe from “The Mandalorian,” …read more

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