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Chris Daukaus plans to make it an “MMA fight” against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 282: “I do think I’m a bad matchup for him and better in all areas”

Chris Daukaus wasn’t sure who was going to be next for him. After Daukaus lost back-to-back fights to Derrick Lewis and Curtis Blaydes, he knew he needed to take some …read more

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Harrison wants Pacheco but not sure what's next

Kayla Harrison told ESPN that her top priority is a rematch with Larissa Pacheco but acknowledged, “I don’t call the shots anymore.” …read more

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Sean Strickland wants rematch with UFC champ Alex Pereira, says strategy would be 'same f*cking thing' as first fight

LAS VEGAS – Sean Strickland is determined to work his way into another fight with Alex Pereira, and it all starts with the final UFC main event of 2022.
In his first …read more

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Chael Sonnen Didn’t Appreciate Kevin Holland’s Strategy At UFC Orlando

Former two-division UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen was not a fan of how Kevin Holland approached his recent fight with Stephen Thompson. This past weekend, Holland headlined in the UFC …read more

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ONE Signs Crop Of Undefeated Fighters

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ONE Championship is adding to its already extensive roster.
MMA Mania confirmed today (Tues., Dec. 6, 2022) with sources close to the promotion that …read more

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Coach Bob Perez explains the psyche behind making corner stoppages: 'You have to be the protector'

Twenty hard minutes were already past, when coach Bob Perez entered the cage to address and assess his fighter Saturday in Orlando.
Perez glanced at his fighter, Kevin Holland, and confirmed …read more

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Paddy Pimblett takes a shot at the “bums” calling him out: “Half these lightweights must have posters of me on their wall”

Paddy Pimblett isn’t surprised he’s being called out by so many fighters. When Pimblett signed with the UFC in 2021 he made it clear he was going to be a …read more

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Glover Teixeira admits sharing card with teammate Alex Pereira would be 'a little bit too much'

Glover Teixeira would rather not share a card with his teammate Alex Pereira.
Teixeira (33-8 MMA, 16-6 UFC) was in Pereira’s corner for his title-winning finish against Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 …read more

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Pereira calls out Chimaev, Thompson, Covington

Michel Pereira defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio in May 2022. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Welterweight Michel Pereira does not understand why he cannot seem to …read more

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Pimblett Hates ‘Fake People’ Like Covington

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Don’t expect to see Paddy Pimblett suddenly ramping up his personality any time soon.
Pimblett has quickly become one of the …read more

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RDA Dismisses Injury As Excuse For Conor McGregor’s Alleged PED Usage

Rafael dos Anjos does not believe that fellow former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s injury is an excuse for using performance-enhancing drugs. While talk of McGregor, a former UFC titleholder …read more

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Bellator 290 Update: Sabah Homasi, Brennan Ward to Meet on Feb. 4 in Los Angeles

Sabah Homasi will face Brennan Ward in a potential welterweight slugfest at https://www.sherdog.com/events/Bellator-290-Bader-vs-Fedor-2-95557. …read more

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Gervonta Davis: 'I’m ready to go through everybody that’s in my way'

Gervonta Davis has some serious business to take care of before an announced showdown with Ryan Garcia next year.
That business is a 135-pound fight on Jan. 7 with another capable …read more

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Stephen Thompson & Kevin Holland Suffer Same UFC Orlando Fallout

Stephen Thompson and Kevin Holland put on an amazing performance at UFC Orlando last weekend, but now it has been revealed that both have suffered the same fate. The main …read more

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UFC 282 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘I don’t play with my food. I finish my dinner.’

In the second episode of UFC 282 Embedded, Paddy Pimblett gets in some strength and conditioning, Jared Gordon trains his brain to find the target, Jan Blachowicz explains his last-second …read more

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Zhang Vs. Shevchenko ‘Is A Must!’

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Zhang Weili never backs down from a challenge.
Once again Strawweight champion of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), it’s onto the future …read more

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Joe Rogan says Conor McGregor’s ‘piss would melt that USADA cup,’ and McGregor responds

UFC commentator, comedian and podcaster Joe Rogan didn’t hold his tongue when talking about former two-division champion Conor McGregor and a loophole in USADA testing.

“He’s taking his shirt …read more

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UFC books Cortney Casey vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius for February

A new women’s flyweight bout is on the UFC docket for February.
At a UFC Fight Night event scheduled for Feb. 25, Cortney Casey (10-10 MMA, 6-9 UFC) and Jasmine Jasudavicius …read more

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Critic of Ramzan Kadyrov reportedly killed in Sweden 

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Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov has been reported killed nearly a week after he went missing.  Tumso Abdurakhmanov, a Chechen dissident …read more

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TJ Brown Broke The Chain

No Matter The Result Inside The Octagon, TJ Brown’s Biggest Accomplishment Is Being The Best Dad He Can Be.
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Anthony Smith dismisses Conor McGregor’s chances against Dustin Poirier in fourth fight: “He wasn’t really in either of those last two fights”

UFC commentator Anthony Smith doesn’t believe Conor McGregor will have much success in a fourth fight against Dustin Poirier. ‘The Notorious’ has been out of action since his trilogy bout …read more

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UFC 282 'Embedded,' No. 2: 'I don't do Fight of the Night, lad'

The UFC is back with its final pay-per-view of the year, which means the popular “Embedded” fight-week video series is here to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC 282 takes …read more

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Fighting Alliance Championship has barred James Krause from cornering or attending FAC 17 due to UFC betting scandal

Fighting Alliance Championship has banned James Krause from cornering or attending their FAC 17 event on Friday. The regional show takes place in Missouri and was airing on Fight Pass …read more

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Conor McGregor pokes fun at Dustin Poirier’s staph infection, deletes tweet

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Conor McGregor didn’t let Dustin Poirier’s hospitalization from a staph infection keep him from a tweet in …read more

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Cris Cyborg Gives Update On Free Agency & Possible Bellator Re-Signing

Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg has given an update on her current contractual status and the likelihood of her re-signing with the Scott Coker-led promotion. Cyborg, widely regarded as …read more

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Adesanya’s Knuckle Charge Dismissed

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Israel Adesanya won’t be doing any hard time for his recent luggage mix-up in New York.
Today (Tues., Dec. 6, 2022), …read more

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Kayla Harrison definitely wants Larissa Pacheco again but understands she doesn't 'call the shots anymore'

Kayla Harrison hopes she gets the chance to avenge her loss to Larissa Pacheco.
Pacheco (19-4) earned a stunning upset over Harrison (15-1) at the 2022 PFL Championships, handing the two-time …read more

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Cuba to allow female boxers to compete after decades of restrictions

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Cuban officials announced Monday that women would be able to take part in official boxing competitions.  …read more

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Queen’s District Attorney’s Office dismisses brass knuckles charge against former UFC champion Israel Adesanya

Former UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya got a victory in the courtroom today. ‘The Last Stylebender’ is fresh off his return at UFC 281 in Madison Square Garden last month. …read more

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Dustin Poirier Shares Major Update On Health Status

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier has shared a positive update after being in the hospital for two days due to an infection. Top contender in the UFC lightweight division, Dustin Poirier …read more

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Bryce Mitchell announces giveaway of an autographed poster of underwear from drill accident

UFC featherweight Bryce Mitchell has announced a unique giveaway for fans. ‘Thug Nasty’ has quickly risen to be one of the most interesting fighters at 145 pounds. While his fighting …read more

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Cody Garbrandt and Aljamain Sterling react to the news that former rival TJ Dillashaw retired from MMA: “Can’t compete like a real man”

Cody Garbrandt and Aljamain Sterling have both given their thoughts on TJ Dillashaw retiring from MMA. Garbrandt and Dillashaw were longtime teammates at Team Alpha Male but the two later …read more

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Stamann Welcomes Lacerda To UFC In Rio

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UFC 283 is rounding out as 2022 comes to a close.
MMA Mania’s Alex Behunin confirmed today (Tues., Dec. 6, 2022) …read more

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Video: Does Henry Cejudo deserve to return straight into UFC title fight vs. Aljamain Sterling?

All signs point to Henry Cejudo coming out of retirement and walking straight into a title shot after UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling said last week “it’s the fight that’s …read more

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Dustin Poirier shares photo of badly infected foot

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is battling a staph infection that is not responding to antibiotics.

On Monday, Poirier tweeted, “Shits getting serious” from his hospital room. He …read more

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Valerie Loureda Reveals WWE Character Name & Ring Attire

MMA fighter Valerie Loureda has revealed her WWE ring name and attire. Earlier this year, Loureda was invited to Frisco, TX in April ahead of WrestleMania 38 for a tryout, …read more

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Israel Adesanya metal knuckles case to be dismissed pending further compliance

Israel Adesanya won’t face further legal action for his November arrest – as long as he stays out of trouble.
Tuesday, the Queens District Attorney’s Office (N.Y.) handed Adesanya an adjournment …read more

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UFC 282 pre-event facts: 18-year-old Raul Rosas Jr. can make history in debut

The UFC hosts its 13th and final numbered card of the year on Saturday with UFC 282, which takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a main card …read more

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Ex-UFC Champ Israel Adesanya’s Brass Knuckles Charge to Be Dismissed

Israel Adesanya likely won’t face criminal charges for taking brass knuckles through security at JFK Aiport in New York last month. …read more

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Conor McGregor slams Joe Rogan following recent steroid accusations: “In the company that long and never took a fight”

Conor McGregor doesn’t seem to be a fan of UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s recent comments. ‘The Notorious’ has been out of action since his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos dismisses Conor McGregor’s reason for USADA exit: ACL injury ‘way worse’ than broken leg

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Rafael dos Anjos doesn’t buy the idea that Conor McGregor’s recovery requires him not to take …read more

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Matt Brown discusses the recent betting scandal surrounding James Krause and the UFC: “I’ve never seen anything like this”

Matt Brown is discussing the recent betting scandal surrounding James Krause and the UFC. James Krause, retired fighter and veteran coach at Glory MMA and Fitness Gym in Missouri is …read more

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DA: Israel Adesanya’s brass knuckle charge to be dismissed

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Former UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will be clear of a weapons charge he picked up leaving New York if …read more

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‘Can’t compete like a real man’, UFC fighters react to Dillashaw’s retirement

T.J. Dillashaw returns to his corner after the first round of his bantamweight title fight versus Aljamain Sterling at UFC 280. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
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Dustin Poirier shares gnarly photo of his infected foot

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier provided concerned fans with an update on his gnarly staph infection he finds himself battling. Poirier was forced to visit the hospital on Sunday after suffering …read more

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NO-SP At UFC 282

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Three strikes, “OSP” is out.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tried its damndest to keep light heavyweight veteran Ovince …read more

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Ovince St. Preux Removed from UFC 282 After Losing Third Potential Opponent

It looks like Ovince St. Preux won’t be competing at UFC 282 after all. …read more

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Cody Stamann meets Brazilian prospect Luan Lacerta at UFC 283 in Brazil

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Cody Stamann welcomes Shooto Brazil bantamweight champion Luan Lacerda to the octagon at UFC 283 in Rio de Janeiro on …read more

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Dustin Poirier Makes A Strong Plea To Nate Diaz

Dustin Poirier wasn’t a fan of Nate Diaz’s interjection of his recent Twitter banter with Conor McGregor. Poirier is fresh off a big win over Michael Chandler at UFC 281. …read more

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Natan Levy Getting More Hate After Criticism Of Kanye West’s Anti-Semitism

UFC lightweight Natan Levy says he’s gotten more hate from trolls and antisemites since his post-UFC Orlando callout of Kanye West. Levy defeated Genaro Valdéz at UFC Orlando last weekend …read more

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Rogan Returns For UFC 282

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently unveiled its broadcast and commentary teams for the upcoming UFC 282 pay-per-view (PPV) event, headlined …read more

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Iconic boxing referee Mills Lane dies at 85

Mills Lane, a former boxer who became one of the best-known referees over the past half century and a Hall of Famer, died Tuesday morning in Reno, Nev. He was …read more

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Tony Ferguson trolls Conor McGregor with UFC cartoon video: “Bet’cha jolly ol’ McNacker is still looking for his sauce”

Tony Ferguson has trolled Conor McGregor with a rather hilarious UFC cartoon video. This is not the first time Ferguson has gone after McGregor and pretty sure it won’t be …read more

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Conor McGregor Turns The Tables On Joe Rogan After PED Remarks

Conor McGregor is throwing UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s comments right back at him in a recent Tweet. Conor McGregor has been taking quite a bit of heat lately for his …read more

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik plans to come out “guns blazing” against Chris Daukaus to get a KO win at UFC 282: “You can train everything but your chin”

Jairzinho Rozenstruik has a ton of confidence heading into his UFC 282 fight against Chris Daukaus. Although Rozenstruik is on a two-fight losing skid, he still knows he is a …read more

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Edmen Shahbazyan had to get away from ‘toxic feeling’ with former team, ready for a fresh start at UFC 282

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It wasn’t long ago that Edmen Shahbazyan was hailed as one of the best prospects in the …read more

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RDA: Makhachev avoiding ‘a real challenge’ by fighting Volkanovski

Islam Makhachev agrees to a lightweight championship showdown with Alex Volkanovski in his first title defense. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Rafael dos Anjos …read more

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Conor McGregor claps back at “little sad broke tick” Tony Ferguson over cartoon video

Conor McGregor clapped back at Tony Ferguson after the former UFC lightweight interim champion Tweeted a cartoon video featuring the pair. Ferguson, in the past, has always shown a unique …read more

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Dustin Poirier tells Nate Diaz he can sign a one-fight deal with the UFC: “I’ll beat the sh*t out of you bruh”

Dustin Poirier wants Nate Diaz to sign a one-fight deal with the UFC. It was back in November 2018 at UFC 230 that Dustin Poirier (29-7 MMA) was scheduled to …read more

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Bellator 289 pre-event facts: Will Liz Carmouche stay unbeaten in Bellator?

The final Bellator event of the year takes place Friday with Bellator 289, which goes down at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., with a main card that airs on …read more

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Knockout artists Sabah Homasi, Brennan Ward set to fight at Bellator 290

Two of the most violent finishers in Bellator welterweight history have been booked to fight each other.
Sabah Homasi and Brennan Ward in recent weeks advocated to square off, and the …read more

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Updates to UFC 282

UFC Announces Updates to UFC 282: Blachowicz vs Ankalaev, Live From T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, December 10, 2022
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Public Events Schedule | UFC 282: Błachowicz vs Ankalaev

Light Heavyweight Gold Is On The Line In Vegas At UFC 282. Don’t Miss A Single Event! 
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Sources: MMA coach barred during betting probe

MMA coach James Krause, who has three fighters competing in FAC 17, is barred from the event due to a UFC betting controversy, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Paddy Pimblett believes Jake Paul was bluffing with sparring challenge: “He’ll never have it with someone on an even playing field”

Paddy Pimblett believes Jake Paul was bluffing with his sparring challenge. During an interview last week, Pimblett, while acknowledging Jake Paul is a good boxer, believes his fights are ‘fixed’. …read more

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Luan Lacerda to Make Octagon Debut vs. Cody Stamann at UFC 283

At the age of 29, bantamweight Luan Lacerda is the newest representative of Brazil in the UFC. …read more

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‘I’ll Be Back’

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UFC flyweight Tracy Cortez made weight for her Amanda Ribas fight ahead of the UFC Orlando event last weekend at …read more

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Bisping: Thompson vs. Holland ‘might have been the best fight we’ve ever seen’

Kevin Holland and Stephen Thompson exchange punches in their welterweight fight at UFC Orlando on Dec. 3, 2022. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

“That …read more

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Dustin Poirier posts gruesome photo of staph infection that has him in the hospital

Dustin Poirier | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Dustin Poirier has one last fight ahead of him in 2022.
On Sunday, Poirier was admitted to the …read more

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Conor McGregor Labels Tony Ferguson ‘Sad & Broke’ In Bizarre Twitter Exchange

UFC lightweight stars Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson have appeared to reignite their rivalry on social media in an interesting fashion… While they’ve never shared the Octagon, despite both rising …read more

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PFL Signs Eagle FC Heavyweight King Rizvan Kuniev, Two Other Regional Champions

Professional Fighters League has added champions from three regional promotions to its roster. …read more

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Conor McGregor fires back at Joe Rogan over accusations of PED use

You didn’t think Conor McGregor would just let Joe Rogan take a shot at him without giving one back, did you?
On a recent episode of his “The Joe Rogan Experience” …read more

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Prospect Yazmin Jauregui in no rush to enter UFC rankings, wants to prioritize growth

Yazmin Jauregui wants to take her time.
The 23-year-old strawweight prospect is in no rush to get to the top of the UFC as she doesn’t want to skip any processes …read more

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Fighters On The Rise | UFC 282: Blachowicz vs Ankalaev

Three Can’t-Miss Combatants To Watch For On Saturday’s Las Vegas Pay-Per-View
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Coach Conversation | UFC 282: Blachowicz vs Ankalaev

Elite MMA Coaches Break Down Saturday’s Light Heavyweight Main Event
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Legendary Boxing Referee Mills Lane Passes Away

One of the most legendary boxing referees of all time, Mills Lane, has passed away. He was 85 years old. Lane’s refereeing career spanned three decades, with numerous marquee and …read more

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Still the Only Man to Defeat Alex Pereira, Quemuel Ottoni Excited for PFL Debut in 2023

After welcoming Alex Pereira to mixed martial arts with a rear-naked choke victory at Jungle Fight 82 in 2015, Quemuel Ottoni followed a totally different path than the current UFC …read more

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Edmen Shahbazyan before UFC 282: Changes made, ready to 'put on a performance of my life'

Edmen Shahbazyan says he’s made the necessary changes to try and get back into the win column.
The once undefeated and highly touted prospect has changed management and camps after enduring …read more

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Heck of a Morning: UFC’s response to betting scandal, reaction to T.J. Dillashaw’s retirement

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The ongoing story regarding James Krause and UFC gambling seems as if it’s only going to get worse before it …read more

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UFC 282 preview: Newcomers dominate the early contests

TJ Brown punching Shayilan Nuerdanbieke at UFC Vegas 57 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Get the scoop on the early contests of UFC 282, …read more

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Anthony Smith Shares Another Brutally Honest Take On Conor McGregor

Anthony Smith has shared another take that Conor McGregor may take issue with. Ever since suffering a broken leg during his third fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, Conor …read more

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UFC champ Aljamain Sterling opens up as slight favorite over Henry Cejudo for potential fight

Oddsmakers have opened up leaning slightly toward UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling to beat Henry Cejudo if a fight materializes as expected.
Sterling announced that his next title defense will come …read more

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Timid Teixeira Ducking Mighty Magomed

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira was booked to rematch Jiri Prochazka for the 205-pound title atop the UFC …read more

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Michael Chiesa Makes Big Comment About Luke Rockhold’s Future

UFC fighter/analyst Michael Chiesa is making a bold prediction about a retired fighter returning next year. It seems that many beloved UFC fighters have decided to walk away from the …read more

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Get Ready For ‘Vegas Edmen’ At UFC 282

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Edmen Shahbazyan has a new home, and he’s happy.
“The Golden Boy” returns to action …read more

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Anthony Smith: Dustin Poirier better than Conor McGregor, 'full of sh*t' if he says he wouldn't do fourth fight

Anthony Smith highly doubts that Dustin Poirier would turn down a fourth fight with Conor McGregor.
Poirier (29-7 MMA, 21-6 UFC) and McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) have fought three times, with Poirier …read more

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Anything But Fighting: Jon Anik talks lifelong love of Boston sports

UFC commentator Jon Anik joins MMA Fighting’s José Youngs on episode 2 of Anything But Fighting.
The Bostonian opens up on his lifelong love of the sports, reflects on some of …read more

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Graphic: Thompson gets stitched up, has broken hand

A bloodied Stephen Thompson at UFC Orlando. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

‘Wonderboy’ was in good spirits getting stitched up after UFC Orlando.  …read more

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Tracy Cortez speaks on ‘private matter’ which saw her withdraw from UFC Orlando

Shortly after UFC Orlando weigh-ins on Friday, it was announced that Tracy Cortez was pulled from her fight after not being medically cleared to compete. On the scales, she looked …read more

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My Left Foot

“The doctor did inform me that the bacteria does not know jujitsu so we should be safe.” —Dustin Poirier Dustin Poirier remains hospitalized with Staph infection and his wife Jolie …read more

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Aljamain Sterling: The Onus Is On Me To Get The UFC Onboard With My Reign

UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling may feel somewhat hard done by with his treatment from the promotion, but he believes it’s his responsibility to force a change. As far as …read more

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Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor ‘looks like his piss would melt that USADA cup’

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Joe Rogan indicated the current version of Conor McGregor is not natural, but he …read more

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UFC 282 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Joe Rogan on call for final PPV of 2022

The final numbered UFC event of the year is rapidly approaching with UFC 282 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev understands why “scared” Glover Teixeira did not accept UFC 282 title fight: “Because I’m in my prime, I’m only going up, I’m dangerous”

Magomed Ankalaev has given his thoughts on Glover Teixeira not accepting a title fight against him at UFC 282. At UFC 282 this weekend, Magomed Ankalaev will battle Jan Blachowicz …read more

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Antonio Trocoli out of UFC 282, released from contract; replacement opponent sought for Ovince Saint Preux

Antonio Trocoli | Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC

Ovince Saint Preux is once again in need of a new opponent for Saturday night’s UFC …read more

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Nate Diaz chimes in on recent Twitter feud between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, ‘Notorious’ responds

Nate Diaz has taken a shot at Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier as their three-way rivalry on social media continues. In recent years, Nate Diaz hasn’t exactly been the most …read more

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'Can't compete like a real man': Cody Garbrandt, UFC fighters react to T.J. Dillashaw's retirement

According to his manager, former bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw informed the UFC of his retirement.
Dillashaw (17-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) reportedly decided to retire after learning that his recent shoulder surgery …read more

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6 questions from UFC Orlando

Six unanswered questions from the UFC Orlando fight card | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Does Thompson vs. Holland deserve consideration for best fight of …read more

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Gordon Questions Whether Paddy Pimblett ‘Deeply Cares’ About Mental Health

Ahead of their fight at UFC 282 this weekend, lightweight Jared Gordon has questioned whether Paddy Pimblett “deeply cares” about the topic of mental health in the same way that …read more

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Matt Brown reacts to betting scandal in UFC: ‘Long story short, James Krause is f*****’

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Veteran coach and retired fighter James Krause is currently under suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission due …read more

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