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Michelle Waterson: Short-notice UFC on ESPN 23 main event can show 'I belong at the top'

LAS VEGAS – Michelle Waterson has a new career philosophy, and that’s why you’ll see her in the octagon Saturday in the UFC on ESPN 23 main event.
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Aleksandar Rakic Targeting #1-Contender Fight With Prochazka

Jiri Prochazka’s incredible spinning back-elbow knockout against Dominick Reyes has attracted the attention of the #3-ranked Aleksandar Rakic. At UFC Vegas 25, Prochazka emerged as one of the hottest light-heavyweight …read more

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Anderson And Chael Talk Chavez Jr. Boxing Match

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“The Spider” and Sonnen bury the hatchet to discuss Silva’s tough boxing match against former champ …read more

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‘Cowboy’ Cerrone says Diego Sanchez is being guided by his ‘cult leader’ Joshua Fabia: ‘I feel bad for you’

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was definitely motivated to put a hurting on Diego Sanchez after the UFC said his former teammate had specifically requested to face him in what was expected …read more

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Cerrone Admits Feeling Bad For Sanchez After “Lover” Took Over His Life

Donald Cerrone had nothing bad to say about Diego Sanchez but rather his controversial coach, Joshua Fabia. Cerrone was originally slated to face the TUF 1 middleweight winner and former …read more

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Bellator Brings on ‘Babysitter to the Stars’ Burt Watson as Site Coordinator

Burt Watson is back in business with a major mixed martial arts promotion. …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic Targeting Number One Contender Fight With Prochazka

Jiri Prochazka’s incredible spinning back-elbow knockout against Dominick Reyes has attracted the attention of the #3-ranked Aleksandar Rakic. At UFC Vegas 25, Prochazka emerged as one of the hottest light-heavyweight …read more

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Aljamain Sterling: Petr Yan Is In For A Rude Awakening In Rematch

After his controversial championship win against Petr Yan at UFC 259, UFC champion Aljamain Sterling is eager ahead of their long-awaited rematch. The bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling definitely hasn’t had …read more

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Rakic calls for top contender bout vs. Prochazka: ‘Someone needs to stop the hype’

Aleksandar Rakic defeated Thiago Santos at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Rakic is also proposing the winner gets the …read more

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PFL 3 weigh-in video

Fabricio Werdum | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting has PFL 3 weigh-in video for Thursday’s event at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, …read more

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Live! PFL 3 Weigh-In Results!

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Professional Fighters League (PFL) is less than 24 hours away from the start of its “Werdum vs. Ferreira” regular season …read more

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He's rolling, yeah! Bellator brings on former UFC staffer Burt Watson as site coordinator

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – While he never fully stepped away from the combat sports scene, Burt Watson is rolling full force for a major MMA promotion once again.
Bellator has added Watson …read more

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Donald Cerrone feels bad Diego Sanchez allowed 'new lover' Joshua Fabia to take over life

LAS VEGAS – Donald Cerrone doesn’t blame Diego Sanchez for their UFC on ESPN 24 bout falling apart.
Cerrone (36-15 MMA, 23-12 UFC) was supposed to fight former Jackson Wink MMA …read more

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UFC Middleweight Oskar Piechota Accepts 22-Month USADA Suspension

UFC middleweight Oskar Piechota has accepted a 22-month suspension from USADA after an anti-doping violation. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling: Petr Yan Is In For A Rude Awakening In Rematch

After his controversial championship win against Petr Yan at UFC 259, UFC champion Aljamain Sterling is eager ahead of their long-awaited rematch. The bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling definitely hasn’t had …read more

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Covington: Gatekeeper POS Dustin Poirier Using Charity As Tax Write-Off

Days after running down Conor McGregor, Colby Covington is now taking aim at the other half of the UFC 264 main event, Dustin Poirier. Colby Covington isn’t in this business …read more

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UFC middleweight Oskar Piechota accepts 22-month USADA suspension for doping violation

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC middleweight Oskar Piechota will be out of action until 2022 after accepting a 22-month suspension from the United States Anti-Doping …read more

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2021 PFL 3 ceremonial weigh-ins live video stream

2021 PFL 3 ceremonial weigh-ins take place today at 5 p.m. ET, and you can watch live right here on MMA Junkie.
PFL features heavyweights and women’s lightweights in their season-opening …read more

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Weidman Nearly Jumped Out Of Ambulance At UFC 261

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“I looked down and got the visual of my leg flopping around. I don’t remember stepping down, but I do …read more

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Nunes: I told White that as long as I’m champ, I want women’s 145 to stay

Amanda Nunes is the reigning champ at women’s 135 and 145. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

You may not want to see women’s featherweight …read more

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Covington: Gatekeeper POS Dustin Poirier Using Charity As Tax Write-Off

Days after running down Conor McGregor, Colby Covington is now taking aim at the other half of the UFC 264 main event, Dustin Poirier. Colby Covington isn’t in this business …read more

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Chris Weidman plans to fight after 'long, long road' to recovery from broken leg is complete

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is down, but he has no intention of calling it a career.
Weidman (15-6 MMA, 11-6 UFC) endured one of the most gruesome injuries ever …read more

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Tatiana Suarez Plans To Move Up To Flyweight, Discusses Shevchenko

UFC strawweights are about to come upon some very good news this afternoon when they learn that undefeated phenom Tatiana Suarez is looking at changing weight classes. Often referred to …read more

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Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast - 54

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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T.J. Brown: Kai Kamaka’s coach was ‘disrespectful’ following close call in UFC Vegas 25 fight

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At UFC Vegas 25 on Saturday, T.J. Brown saw his hand raised for the first time as a UFC fighter, …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic wants No. 1 contender fight with Jiri Prochazka

UFC light heavyweight contender Aleksandar Rakic wants to fight Jiri Prochazka next, with the winner getting a title shot at 205lbs. Prochazka is the hottest name in the division right …read more

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Tatiana Suarez Plans To Move Up To Flyweight, Discusses Shevchenko

UFC strawweights are about to come upon some very good news this afternoon when they learn that undefeated phenom Tatiana Suarez is looking at changing weight classes. Often referred to …read more

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Merab Dvalishvili 'would love to fight' Marlon Moraes after UFC mentioned it as possibility

Merab Dvalishvili says the UFC is ready to offer him a former title challenger for his next fight.
Dvalishvili (13-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) notched his sixth consecutive win when he defeated …read more

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Kamaru Usman Issues Very Dark Warning To Jake Paul

The UFC welterweight champion is again butting heads with YouTuber Jake Paul. Following Jake Paul’s TKO victory over Ben Askren last month, Paul wasted no time in considering who his …read more

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Patrick Mix expects to finish Albert Morales, blasts James Gallagher: “I put together an amazing camp to whoop his ass and he didn’t show up”

Patrick Mix had a feeling James Gallagher wouldn’t end up fighting him. At Bellator 258, Mix and Gallagher were booked to fight one another. Yet, just over a week before …read more

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Raufeon Stots simply plans to be better than Bellator 258 opponent

After having to sit on the sidelines throughout the first half of 2020, bantamweight Raufeon Stots was able to close out his year in strong fashion with back-to-back wins for …read more

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Kamaru Usman Issues Very Dark Warning To Jake Paul

The UFC welterweight champion is again butting heads with YouTuber Jake Paul. Following Jake Paul’s TKO victory over Ben Askren last month, Paul wasted no time in considering who his …read more

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Tatiana Suarez eyes UFC return at flyweight, discusses matching up with Valentina Shevchenko

Tatiana Suarez hopes to return this year but in a different weight class.
Still on the mend from various injuries, the former No. 3 ranked UFC strawweight will look to move …read more

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Alex Morono: It Would Be Bittersweet To End Donald Cerrone’s Career

UFC welterweight Alex Morono stayed ready in case a fight came up on short notice, and he got his wish and will face Donald Cerrone this weekend at UFC Vegas …read more

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‘Rocket’ Will Launch ‘Denisa’ Into Irrelevance

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That’s according to the “Rocket,” man. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title hopeful Jiri Prochazka …read more

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Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya set for UFC 264

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An important fight in the women’s bantamweight division has been added to UFC 264 in July. Amanda Nunes is set …read more

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Bellator 258 virtual media day video live now

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the Bellator 258 virtual media day, the top fighters at Friday’s event will speak to the media on Wednesday afternoon, …read more

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Kamaru Usman sends a message to Jake Paul: “I can change your life in the worst way”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman sent a message to YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul, saying “I can change your life in the worst way.” Usman is coming off of arguably the biggest …read more

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Alex Morono: It Would Be Bittersweet To End Donald Cerrone’s Career

UFC welterweight Alex Morono stayed ready in case a fight came up on short notice, and he got his wish and will face Donald Cerrone this weekend at UFC Vegas …read more

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LIVE! Watch Bellator 258 Media Day

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Fighters are scheduled to start chatting today at 1:30 p.m. ET from inside …read more

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UFC on ESPN 24 pre-event facts: Donald Cerrone gets another shot at history

The second event in a busy May schedule for the UFC goes down Saturday with UFC on ESPN 23 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs …read more

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Florida Abandons Marijuana Tests For Boxers And MMA Fighters

The body of the Florida State Boxing Commission has decided that they will no longer test combat athletes for cannabis. Following a meeting on Tuesday the panel of voters would …read more

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Kamaru Usman fires back at Jake Paul: ‘I can change your life in the worst way’

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Kamaru Usman had a not so subtle warning for Jake Paul as the war of words between them …read more

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Jack Hermansson says he’s the hardest matchup for Israel Adesanya at 185lbs: “His bottom game is definitely not the best”

Jack Hermansson says he’s the hardest matchup for UFC champion Israel Adesanya at 185lbs, saying “His bottom game is definitely not the best.” Hermansson returns to the Octagon next Saturday …read more

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Former MMA fighter gets plea deal for murdering Green Beret

A U.S. Navy Seal training demonstration near Hawaii in 2002. | Photo By U.S. Navy/Getty Images

Anthony DeDolph, of SEAL Team 6, was sentenced to …read more

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Florida Abandons Marijuana Tests For Boxers And MMA Fighters

The body of the Florida State Boxing Commission has decided that they will no longer test combat athletes for cannabis. Following a meeting on Tuesday the panel of voters would …read more

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Diego Ferreira expects to finish Gregor Gillespie “impressively” at UFC Vegas 26, wants Dan Hooker or Paul Felder next

Diego Ferreira wanted a quick turnaround after his loss to Beneil Dariush in February and he got his wish. On the main card of UFC Vegas 26, Ferreira took a …read more

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Florida announces marijuana will be removed from banned list for MMA fighters and boxers

The Florida State Boxing Commission announced this week that marijuana will be removed from the banned list for MMA fighters and boxers. ESPN.com’s Marc Raimondi first reported the change on …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic calls for No. 1 contender fight vs. Jiri Prochazka: 'Someone needs to stop the hype'

Aleksandar Rakic sees a fight with Jiri Prochazka as the perfect UFC light heavyweight title eliminator.
Prochazka emerged as a top contender when he scored an incredible spinning back elbow knockout …read more

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Diego Sanchez Afraid The “Evil” UFC Will Murder Him In Retaliation

The saga behind Diego Sanchez’s UFC release is one that carries themes of distrust, confrontation, miscommunication, and now murder. Last week, Diego Sanchez was released from his UFC contract just …read more

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UFC Vegas 26 Poster For ‘Rodriguez Vs Waterson’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently dropped the official poster for the upcoming UFC Vegas 26 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for this Sat. night (May 8, 2021) on ESPN …read more

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Oliver Clowns ‘Moron’ Rogan Over Vax Attacks

The Rogan comments start at 3:05. UFC color commentator and Spotify podcasting giant Joe Rogan continues to take his lumps in the mainstream media after recently telling young people to …read more

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Chuck Liddell tells hilarious story about punching nightclub DJ in the body

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell told a hilarious story about punching a nightclub DJ in the body after he requested to get hit. Liddell, one of the greatest MMA …read more

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'I cannot believe that was my leg': Chris Weidman details instant reaction to horrific UFC 261 injury

It’s been 11 days since Chris Weidman suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in MMA history, and the shock of it all still remains for the former UFC middleweight …read more

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Diego Sanchez ‘Fearful for my Motherf----ing Life’ After Airing Grievances with UFC

Diego Sanchez is worried that his willingness to air grievances with the UFC could come back to haunt him. …read more

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Alex Morono eyes third-round KO of Donald Cerrone, says a win will be “bittersweet” for him: “I’m ready to throw down”

Alex Morono was staying ready for a short-notice opportunity and he got his wish this week. When Donald Cerrone and Diego Sanchez were booked to fight one another on May …read more

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UFC Performance Institute releases concussion protocol in athlete study

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC Performance Institute on Tuesday released a 484-page athlete study that includes a first-ever concussion protocol for fighters.
The protocol …read more

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UFC Vegas 25 medical suspensions: Reyes, others face six-month layoffs

Jiri Prochazka strikes Dominick Reyes in their fight at UFC Vegas 25 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Four fighters who competed at UFC Vegas …read more

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Manager says Kamaru Usman vs. Jake Paul would sell 3 or 4 million pay-per-views

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz says that a fight between his client Kamaru Usman and Jake Paul would sell 3 or 4 million pay-per-views. Usman is coming off of one of …read more

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UFC welterweight Claudio Silva fighting hunger in native Brazil: 'I have to do something'

UFC welterweight Claudio Silva, a longtime resident of England, returned to his native Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it was there he found a new life mission.
“I was training …read more

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UFC 264 Update: Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya to Clash in Las Vegas on July 10

A women’s bantamweight clash pitting Irene Aldana against Yana Kunitskaya has been added to the UFC 264 lineup. …read more

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UFC Vegas 26 poster released

Michelle Waterson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC Vegas 26 has a main event, and now a poster, for Saturday’s fight card.
The UFC announced Tuesday …read more

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Maurice Greene: Evolving And Enjoying The Ride

UFC Heavyweight Maurice Greene Is Back In Action And He’s Ready To Get Back On Track At UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez Vs. Waterson
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Fight By Fight Preview | UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs Waterson

Preview All The Upcoming Match-Ups On UFC Fight Night: Waterson Vs. Rodriguez
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Luana Pinheiro reacts to DQ win over Randa Markos at UFC Vegas 25: “Nobody feels more than I do for the outcome of the fight”

UFC women’s strawweight prospect Luana Pinheiro has reacted to her controversial illegal upkick DQ win over Randa Markos at UFC Vegas 25. Pinheiro was making her UFC debut this past …read more

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Diego Sanchez afraid UFC will come after him: 'I'm fearful for my motherf***ing life'

Diego Sanchez has not minced words about the UFC in the aftermath of his unceremonious release, and he’s genuinely concerned that he might pay for it.
Sanchez (30-13 MMA, 19-13 UFC), …read more

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Florida Removes Marijuana From List Of Prohibited Drugs

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Florida State Boxing Commission voted to remove cannabis from its list of prohibited drugs on Tuesday, which means combat …read more

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UFC 263: ‘Adesanya vs Vettori 2’ is absolutely stacked with the addition of Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards

The UFC 263 card looks more stacked than ever after it was confirmed that Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards has been moved to this event. Diaz and Edwards were initially …read more

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Gordon Ryan has no regrets for viral slaps of Andre Galvao: ‘I think it was an appropriate response’

Gordon Ryan has had a memorable 2021 thus far to say the least.
In March, Ryan signed a deal with ONE Championship to compete in grappling and, possibly, MMA should he …read more

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Liddell tells a story about a DJ boasting he can take his hardest punch

A nightclub DJ wanted a body shot from Chuck Liddell, which ‘The Iceman’ granted. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

A night club DJ …read more

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Weidman: Brought to tears by intense pain from broken leg

Chris Weidman told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that the pain he experienced in the days after suffering a horrific fracture of his leg against Uriah Hall was unlike anything he had …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Is this UFC Fight Week or Fight Weak?

MMA SQUARED, Chris Rini, UFC, PFL, Bellator | Chris Rini

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Video: Fabricio Werdum believes the PFL will be the final home in his fighting career

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At 43, Fabricio Werdum is feeling better than ever as he prepares for his PFL debut on …read more

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Video: Who will shine brightest at Bellator 258?

Bellator 258 took a late hit with the loss of Yoel Romero, who wasn’t medically cleared for his highly anticipated fight against Anthony Johnson, but the lineup is still littered …read more

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Diego Sanchez says he is scared the UFC might kill him and frame it as a suicide

Former UFC fighter Diego Sanchez says that he is scared the UFC might kill him and frame it as a suicide in the next two years. Sanchez was recently released …read more

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Diego Sanchez Afraid The “Evil” UFC Will Murder Him In Retaliation

The saga behind Diego Sanchez’s UFC release is one that carries themes of distrust, confrontation, miscommunication, and now murder. Last week, Diego Sanchez was released from his UFC contract just …read more

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Michael Bisping explains how the introduction of a cruiserweight division would benefit numerous UFC fighters

UFC legend Michael Bisping has explained why adding a cruiserweight division to the promotion could help multiple fighters. “The Count” is well known for his iconic run with the UFC …read more

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Card Update For UFC Vegas 26 After Rodriguez/Waterson Made Official

UFC Vegas 26 officially has its main event. After T.J. Dillashaw was forced to withdraw from his fight against Cory Sandhagen, Saturday’s UFC Vegas 26 card was in need of …read more

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Sanchez Expects UFC To Murder Him, Frame It As Suicide

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Longtime UFC welterweight veteran Diego Sanchez, who parted ways with the promotion late last month in …read more

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UFC on ESPN 24 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Two former champs to call fights

The UFC schedule continues this week with UFC on ESPN 24 on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help …read more

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Nunes: Dana White ‘wants to end’ women’s featherweight division

UFC double-champion Amanda Nunes wants to keep the featherweight division open, despite Dana White’s plans to kill it off. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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What is next for Justin Gaethje?

The top of the lightweight division is in full swing.

UFC 262 is headlined by no. 4 ranked Michael Chandler and no. 3 ranked Charles Oliveira for the vacant lightweight championship, …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping weighs in on the Luana Pinheiro’s DQ win: ‘It’s not her obligation to continue’

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This past weekend, the main fight on the UFC Vegas 26 prelims played host to some controversy when Randa Markos …read more

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UFC free fight: Michael Chandler takes out Dan Hooker in promotional debut

Michael Chandler made quite the statement in his UFC debut.
The former three-time Bellator lightweight champion faced Dan Hooker in the co-main event of UFC 257 this past January on Yas …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat live 12p.m. ET / 9a.m. PT

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This is The A-Side Live Chat.
For this episode, Kristen King joins José Youngs and E. Casey Leydon to react to …read more

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Diego Sanchez scared that the UFC might kill him

UFC Hall of Fame member, winner of the inaugural season of The Ultimate fighter, and former lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez continues to display alarming behavior after being released …read more

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Sanchez fears for his life, ‘exposes’ UFC, Instagram: Bots create Fabia narrative

Diego Sanchez feels his life is in danger for knowing some of the UFC’s secrets. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Fabricio Werdum wants to be a champion again, as he makes his PFL debut

Fabricio Werdum has fought across the globe. He rose to prominence under the Pride FC banner in Japan. He truly left his mark on the sport by becoming only the …read more

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Diego Sanchez lashes out at UFC president Dana White

UFC Hall of Fame member Diego Sanchez lashed out at UFC president Dana White during a recent interview in reaction to being released by the fight promotion. Sanchez pleaded …read more

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Kayla Harrison: Who you call when s**t gets real

Kayla Harrison has forged much success in her athletic endeavors, quickly becoming a mixed martial arts champion. She still strives to be the best fighter in the world, but having …read more

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Florida Boxing Commission Removes Marijuana from Banned Substance List

Combat sports athletes competing in Florida will no longer be tested for marijuana. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on May 5, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Covington: Laughingstock McGregor Chasing Attention With Usman Callout

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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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Diego Sanchez sends emotional message to Dana White: ‘You can’t meet with your boy?’

Diego Sanchez has seen his lengthy run in the UFC come to an abrupt and unceremonious end ahead of what was to be a bout with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone this …read more

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Video: Diego Sanchez fears UFC will kill him for speaking out against promotion

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Former UFC welterweight and The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner Diego Sanchez fears his promoter of 16 years …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC vet John Lewis assisting in ‘Zero-G’ MMA space fights as part of ‘Galactic Combat’

Have you ever wanted to see MMA fights in space? Well, move over UFC because Galactic Combat is taking things to new heights… literally. Hollywood producer Andrea Iervolino’s latest entertainment …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for April: A banger in Bellator

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best fights from April 2021: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner …read more

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Posted on May 5, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Amanda Nunes wants featherweight division open ‘as long as I’m champion’

Amanda Nunes is the UFC’s first and only female dual-division champion. She intends to keep it that way if she has any say in the matter. Immediately following Nunes’ last …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, May 4: Jiri Prochazka bounds upward after big KO

With the UFC, PFL, and ONE Championship all in action this past week, there were moves to be made in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings.
In the UFC on …read more

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Cory Sandhagen says he turned down a short-notice fight against Pedro Munhoz after TJ Dillashaw withdrew

Cory Sandhagen was offered the chance to still headline UFC Vegas 26 this Saturday but opted not to. Sandhagen was originally supposed to fight TJ Dillashaw in a fight many …read more

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Predictions! UFC Vegas 26 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+/ESPN this weekend (Sat., May 8, 2021) when UFC Vegas 26: …read more

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