Jan Blachowicz Targets March Return Against Aleksandar Rakić

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz has identified when he plans on returning to the Octagon, and has his sights set on another top contender.

Blachowicz’s reign at the top …read more

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Free Fight! Watch Aldo Outlast Munhoz In Houston

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Jose Aldo will attempt to collect his third straight win this Saturday night (Dec. 4, 2021) when …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Charles Oliveira very dangerous, but Dustin Poirier wins because of his cardio and heart

Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks if Dustin Poirier can drag Charles Oliveira to the latter rounds, he’ll prevail.
Poirier (28-6 MMA, 20-5 UFC) challenges lightweight champion Oliveira (31-8 MMA, 19-8 UFC) in the …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski explains why Henry Cejudo fight doesn’t benefit him

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski explained why a Henry Cejudo fight doesn’t benefit him, but mostly benefits Cejudo. Cejudo has been calling out Volkanovski for months as he wants to …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi, the 'best fighter at ATT,' is after every organization's title at bantamweight

At a gym that features Amanda Nunes, Dustin Poirier and Jorge Masvidal, coaches at ATT call Horiguchi the best. …read more

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Beneil Dariush breaks down upcoming UFC fight with Islam Makhachev

Top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush broke down his upcoming UFC fight with divisional rival Islam Makhachev. Dariush vs. Makhachev was recently announced to be the headliner of the UFC …read more

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Not-Scared Dariush Willing To Grapple With Makhachev

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Islam Makhachev has solidified himself as one of the most dangerous grapplers in mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Calls Out Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre

Khamzat Chimaev has called out a pair of former UFC champions on Twitter.

Chimaev took the MMA world by storm last year. During COVID-19 lockdowns, many fighters were stuck due to …read more

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Jan Blachowicz teases possible Aleksandar Rakic fight, seeks to bounce back from ‘one of the worst’ nights of his life

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One month removed from losing his light heavyweight title to Glover Teixeira at UFC 267, Jan Blachowicz isn’t offering any …read more

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Aldo considered retiring, but feels rejuvinated after training with Brazilian Navy

Jose Aldo is set to face Rob Font at UFC Vegas 44. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo details his …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Colby Covington: “Call the cops I’m coming for you”

Rising UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev called out top-raked Colby Covington, saying to “call the cops I’m coming for you.” Chimaev took to his social media early on Tuesday morning …read more

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Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson explains why he has no interest in being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame

Former UFC fighter Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has explained why he isn’t interested in being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has spent the …read more

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Daniel Cormier responds to wrestling challenge from Khamzat Chimaev: “Love that you’re confident but brother this is 10-0 DC!”

Daniel Cormier has questioned the logic of Khamzat Chimaev after “Borz” challenged him to a wrestling match. It’s safe to say that Khamzat Chimaev is a confident young man. From …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley targeting fights ‘people give a f*ck about’ in 2022, wants four fights in ‘four different forms of combat’

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Tyron Woodley made the jump to professional boxing earlier this year when he lost a split decision to YouTuber-turned-celebrity-boxer Jake …read more

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Khabib Puts To Rest A Recent Accusation Made By Justin Gaethje

Khabib has put to rest any doubt about where he stands on the UFC lightweight title picture.

Although Khabib Nurmagomedov has been retired from competition for over a year, he has …read more

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Addiction, Stealing Copper, Arrests And Recovery ...

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Ike Vallie-Flagg — a retired UFC and Strikeforce Lightweight — had an in-depth interview with Rex …read more

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Rizin FF 33 bantamweight grand prix semifinals set: Former champion Kai Asakura draws Kenta Takizawa

Rizin FF’s New Year’s Eve card will feature the bantamweight grand prix semifinals and a lightweight title fight.
On Dec. 31 at Saitama Super Arena in Japan, former champion Kai Asakura …read more

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Khabib says UFC offered Makhachev ‘double bonus’, admits he wrote diss reply to Gaethje

Islam Makhachev walks into the Octagon for his UFC 267 fight against Dan Hooker. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

According to Khabib Nurmagomedov, …read more

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‘Honor me with a check’ - Rampage rejects HOF induction, MMA fame

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Quinton “Rampage” Jackson says …read more

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Bellator 272: Pettis vs Horiguchi Full Fight Card

Bellator 272 has the promotion returning to the Mohegan Sun Arena with a title fight in one of their most challenging divisions Friday, December 3 on SHOWTIME.

Sergio Pettis will be …read more

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Conor McGregor has two fights left on his UFC contract, says trilogy with Nate Diaz will ‘1 billion percent’ happen

Nate Diaz will always be the guy that handed Conor McGregor his first UFC loss when they first fought at UFC 196 in March 2016.

McGregor avenged the loss five months …read more

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Photo | Cody Garbrandt is skin and bone ahead of UFC flyweight debut

Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Grabrandt is looking incredibly skinny two weeks ahead of his flyweight debut. Garbrandt (12-4 MMA) made the decision to test the waters at 125lbs following …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Brock Lesnar

Khamzat Chimaev wants to prove that he fears no man. The undefeated “Borz” is fresh off of two strong performances following his battle with COVID-19. On Monday, Chimaev took to …read more

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Midnight Mania! Crazy Khamzat Calls Out Heavyweights and GOATs

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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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Brendan Allen Knows How To Bring His Best On Fight Night

Middleweight Up-And-Comer Brendan Allen Wants To Prove He Deserves A Top-10 Opponent At UFC Fight Night: Font vs Aldo
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Caio Borralho Replaces Anthony Hernandez, Meets Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC Fight Night 199

Dana White’s Contender Series veteran Caio Borralho is expected to step in for the injured Anthony Hernandez and face Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC Fight Night 199. …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3213: Triller Triad Combat recap, Conor McGregor's call for a title shot

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,213, the boys take a look at what went down at Triller Triad Combat on …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov advises Dustin Poirier to be cautious in UFC title fight with Charles Oliveira: “This guy is real finisher, he’s very dangerous”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has advised former opponent Dustin Poirier to avoid the “red zone” of Charles Oliveira in their upcoming fight at UFC 269. Poirier (28-6 MMA) will challenge Oliveira (31-8 …read more

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Rizin Veteran, ’TUF’ Cast Member Jake Heun Sentenced to Prison on Drug Trafficking Charges

Twenty-four fight MMA veteran Jake Heun has been sentenced seven years and nine months in prison after being convicted on drug trafficking charges in Australia. …read more

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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for November: James Gallagher falls on home soil

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

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Diego Sanchez continues to battle for his life in hospital: “No fight camp or opponent has dominated me like this

UFC legend Diego Sanchez remains hospitalized while enduring what he calls the “biggest fight of a fighters life”. The former UFC lightweight title challenger, Sanchez (30-13 MMA), took to social …read more

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Predictions! UFC Vegas 44 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ and ESPN this weekend (Sat., Dec. 4, 2021) …read more

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Chimaev Calls Out Daniel Cormier For Wrestling Match, DC Responds

Khamzat Chimaev has been smeshing everyone from the UFC and is now gunning for a wrestling match with Daniel Cormier.

Chimaev has been using his impressive grappling skills to utterly dominate …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls for fights against Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar, wrestling match against Daniel Cormier

It seems Khamzat Chimaev wants to wrestle anybody these days.
On Monday evening, the undefeated UFC welterweight offered up a number of challenges to MMA legends to meet him inside the …read more

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Pics: Flyweight ‘No Love’ Has ‘No Fat’ Left On His Body

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Take a look at how Cody Garbrandt is doing two weeks out from his flyweight debut at UFC 269. UFC …read more

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Cris Cyborg Reflects On UFC Tenure, ‘I Was Never Welcomed From The Start’

Cris Cyborg is happy with her new home at Bellator and has no regrets about her time with the UFC.

Cris Cyborg is fresh off her third Bellator title defense. She …read more

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Arman Tsarukyan vs. Joel Alvarez targeted for Feb. 26 UFC event

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A battle between surging lightweight contenders is being slated for February.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov doubles down on support of Islam Makhachev getting title shot, ‘If you have a nine-fight win streak, you have to fight for the title’

Khabib Nurmagomedov won’t be changing his mind anytime soon when it comes to the UFC lightweight title picture. The former king of the division recently shared his thoughts on the …read more

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Two weeks out! - Picture surfaces of Cody Garbrandt looking rail thin ahead of flyweight debut

Cody Garbrandt weighs in ahead of his bout against Rob Font. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

The former bantamweight champion doesn’t look like …read more

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Former UFC Fighter Used Jiu-Jitsu To Come Full Circle From Trauma

Former UFC and Bellator pro Tom DeBlass has opened up on his journey through childhood trauma to self-fulfillment and his eventual role as a pathfinder for others.

The final two bouts …read more

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Bellator 272 fight card released, Jared Scoggins vs. Josh Hill promoted to main card

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Bellator has released the full fight card for its event on Friday.
Bellator 272 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to be 'almost' like Dana White, with one big exception: 'I want to save my hair'

As Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC brand readies for its U.S. debut in 2022, the former UFC lightweight champion admits he’s looking to emulate some of the same strategies as his …read more

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John McCarthy: Khamzat Chimaev is a better striker than Colby Covington

John McCarthy thinks Colby Covington is underestimating just how good Khamzat Chimaev is.
Not too many people are chomping at the bit to face Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC), but Covington …read more

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UNLV student dies following fraternity charity boxing event

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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is reportedly investigating the incident that resulted in the death of UNLV …read more

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GSP Hot Take: McGregor ‘Needs To Change His Lifestyle’

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McGregor’s going to need to make some changes if he wants to get his stock back up to previous levels, …read more

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Ciryl Gane Hilariously Recreates Awkward Backstage Moment With Ngannou

Ciryl Gane might be trying to get into the head of his opponent Francis Nagnnou before their fight.

Ciryl Gane is currently holding the UFC heavyweight interim belt. That means he …read more

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Ultimate Fighter, RIZIN veteran Jake Heun sentenced to nearly 8 years in prison on drug trafficking charges

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The Ultimate Fighter veteran Jake Heun has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison after …read more

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Arman Tsarukyan, Joel Alvarez Agree to Matchup at UFC Event on Feb. 26

A matchup of surging lightweights is in the works for an upcoming UFC Fight Night card, as Arman Tsarukyan and Joel Alvarez have agreed to square off on Feb. 26. …read more

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Leonardo Santos Says It’ll Be ‘An Honor’ to Fight Clay Guida at UFC on ESPN 31

Coming off his first loss in nine Octagon appearances, Nova Uniao standout Leonardo Santos is excited to make his promotional return on Saturday against Clay Guida at UFC on ESPN …read more

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'Rampage' Jackson has no interest in recognition or accolades like the UFC Hall of Fame: 'I don't fight to be famous'

Quinton Jackson does not care if he is recognized for his career accomplishments.
“Rampage” started his professional MMA career in 1999, and has fought under some of the most storied promotions …read more

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George Kambosos Jr. credits ‘mental games’ in winning formula against Teofimo Lopez: ‘I broke him down’

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George Kambosos Jr. may have shocked the boxing world when he upset Teofimo Lopez as an 8-to-1 …read more

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Dariush: Of Course I’m Going To Grapple With Makhachev

Beneil Dariush is not shying away from the grappling of lightweight boogeyman Islam Makhachev.

As the close friend and protégé to former champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, Makhachev has put his grappling skills …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 22-28)

MMA fight announcements are hard to follow. With so many outlets and channels available, it’s nearly impossible to organize.
But here at MMA Junkie, we’ve got your back.
Each week, we’ll compile …read more

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‘Friends before and after?’ - Riddell & Fiziev ready to make money

Brad Riddell celebrates after his victory over Drew Dober.

It may not have been the first fight either man would have chosen, but Brad Riddell …read more

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Rob Font: ‘My Time Will Come’

Bantamweight Contender Rob Font Knows He Needs To Take Advantage Of His Big-Moment Opportunity At UFC Fight Night: Font vs Aldo
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Perspective Keeps Serhiy Sidey Focused

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Brad Riddell on past training with friend Rafael Fiziev: 'You can’t rely on some sh*t from four years ago'

Brad Riddell is downplaying the fact he and his friend Rafael Fiziev used to spar.
When Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 31 matchup between Riddell (10-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and Fiziev (10-1 …read more

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Diego Sanchez continues to fight COVID: ‘no fight camp or opponent has dominated me like this’

UFC Hall of Famer and winner of the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter Diego Sanchez has been battling COVID-19 for weeks. “The Nightmare first revealed his diagnosis on …read more

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Werdum Picks Ngannou vs Gane Winner

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Francis Ngannou will finally get to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight title when he takes on current interim …read more

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Rampage Jackson says he’d refuse UFC Hall of Fame invite: ‘Honor me with a f*cking check.’

Quinton Jackson sealed his place in UFC history by dethroning one of its first crossover superstars, Chuck Liddell. But he wouldn’t accept a place in the promotion’s Hall of Fame. …read more

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Bisping Tips Chimaev To “Leapfrog” Edwards With Another Win

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping believes Khamzat Chimaev is one win away from jumping Leon Edwards in the queue for a title shot.

While some believe Edwards is in need …read more

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Platinum Paycheck! Perry Banks Over $250k For Triad Combat Fight

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Triller Fight Club was back in action over Thanksgiving weekend with the debut of their Triad Combat sub-promotion, which featured …read more

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Miragliotta Defends Wobbly Mir Stoppage

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Frank Mir took a massive blow from opponent Kubrat Pulev in the Triad Combat main event last …read more

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Jay-Jay Wilson vs. Alfie Davis Off Bellator 272; Hill vs. Scoggins Elevated to Main Card

A lightweight clash between Jay-Jay Wilson and Alfie Davis scheduled for Bellator 272 has been canceled. …read more

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UFC targets Arman Tsarukyan vs. Joel Alvarez for Feb. 26 event

A battle between lightweight prospects is in the works for February.
Arman Tsarukyan is expected to face Joel Alvarez at a UFC “Fight Night” event Feb. 26. The card doesn’t yet …read more

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UFC on ESPN 31: Make your predictions for Rob Font vs. Jose Aldo

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 31 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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Dustin Stoltzfus vs. Caio Borralho targeted for UFC Vegas 45 with Anthony Hernandez injured

Brazil’s Caio Borralho is the former Future MMA middleweight champion. | Marcos Santos, Future MMA

With Anthony Hernandez out of UFC Vegas 45 due to …read more

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Dan Hooker: I’d Love To Throw Down With The Korean Zombie

Dan Hooker has revealed his desire to trade leather with featherweight contender “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung if he returns to 145 pounds in 2022.

Hooker arrived on MMA’s biggest …read more

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Interview: Dolph Lundgren talks to Bloody Elbow about his latest movie, ‘Castle Falls’

Castle Falls is out everywhere Dec. 3rd | Image courtesy of Shout! Studios

Bloody Elbow spoke with the star and director, as well as supporting …read more

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Jay-Jay Wilson vs. Alfie Davis Off Bellator 272; Josh Hill vs. Jared Scoggins Elevated to Main Card

A lightweight clash between Jay-Jay Wilson and Alfie Davis scheduled for Bellator 272 has been canceled. …read more

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Beneil Dariush won't shy away from Islam Makhachev's ground game

Beneil Dariush is not afraid to tangle with Islam Makhachev on the ground if necessary.
Dariush (21-4-1 MMA, 15-4-1 UFC) meets Makhachev (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) in a pivotal top contenders …read more

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UFC Vegas 43 Reactions & UFC Vegas 44 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast

June M. Williams

Sorry cry babies! It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: Eugene S. Robinson & …read more

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Triller Triad Combat ref Dan Miragliotta explains stoppage in Kubrat Pulev vs. Frank Mir

“He’s out on his feet! He’s out on his feet! Left hook! What is Dan Miragliotta doing!”
Those were the screamed words of Triller Triad Combat play-by-play commentator Ray Flores as …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC Will Debut in the U.S Next Year

Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking to bring his MMA promotion stateside.

It has been a full year since Khabib Nurmagoedov announced his retirement from the UFC. In the time since his last …read more

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Former TUF Guy Jailed For Drug Dealing

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If your plan is to become the next Scarface, or you simply want to rise through the ranks of the …read more

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Esparza open to Jedrzejczyk rematch: ‘I think it would be a much different fight’

Carla Esparza before her fight against Marina Rodriguez. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The former strawweight champion is open to …read more

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Bellator 272: Make your predictions for Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 272 event in Connecticut.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, …read more

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Khabib Announces ‘Big Press Conference’ For Dec. 15

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is staging what he describes as a “big press conference” on …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo Meets Jon Jones In A Dream Come True

Deiveson Figueiredo had a dream come true when meeting all-time UFC great Jon Jones.

Figueiredo and Jones both have a common acquaintance in Henry Cejudo, who has been very active as …read more

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UFC Vegas 43 rankings update: Taila Santos jumps into top-five in women’s flyweight division

Following her latest win, Taila Santos has jumped into the top-five in the women’s flyweight division in the latest set of the UFC rankings. Santos obliterated Joanne Wood at UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov bringing his Eagle FC promotion to Miami in January

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is about to take his post-fighting career to the next level.
Nurmagomedov’s Russia-based promotion, Eagle FC, will try out the MMA landscape in the U.S. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he ripped Justin Gaethje’s demand for title shot: ‘My opinion is my opinion’

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Khabib Nurmagomedov has a lot of respect for the man he last shared the octagon with, but …read more

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Joel Alvarez vs. Arman Tsarukyan added to upcoming UFC Fight Night card

An intriguing matchup between top-15 ranked lightweight Joel Alvarez and Arman Tsarukyan has been added to an upcoming UFC Fight Night card. TASS report Igor Lazorin was the first to …read more

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Gilbert Burns: It Would Take “Mayweather Money” For Me To Fight Luque

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has reiterated that he won’t accept a fight against teammate and fellow top-five Vicente Luque.

Since returning to welterweight in 2019, Burns has gone 5-1 and …read more

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Fares Ziam: Fighting Paddy Pimblett at rumored UFC London card would be 'the best option'

After his matchup with highly touted Terrance McKinney fell through, Fares Ziam is eyeing another hyped prospect.
Ziam (12-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was scheduled to face McKinney at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Bellator 272 pre-event facts: Kyoji Horiguchi returns with historic resume

Bellator closes out its 2021 event schedule on Friday with Bellator 272, which takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and has a main card that airs on …read more

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Aldo Eyes Dillashaw On Yan-Sterling Undercard

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Which first requires a victory over Rob Font. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo looks to climb …read more

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Henry Cejudo aiming for Alexander Volkanovski fight in February for UFC return

The will he or won’t he return may finally be settled.

According to Ali Abdelaziz former champion, Henry Cejudo will be returning to the UFC and is looking for a …read more

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Fights on Tap: Dariush vs. Makhachev among 5 UFC bouts announced

Beneil Dariush before his fight against Tony Ferguson at UFC 262. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Check out all the fights announced over …read more

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Conor McGregor Blames GSP For Failed Anderson Silva Superfight

Conor McGregor believes it is Georges St-Pierre’s fault that the fight with Anderson Silva never happened.

Long before McGregor held the coveted champ-champ status, one of the biggest hypothetical match-ups that …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Planning U.S. Expansion for MMA Promotion in 2022

Khabib Nurmagomedov will bring Eagle Fighting Championship to the United States early next year. …read more

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Former fighter Jake Heun sentenced to nearly eight years in prison on drug charges

Former fighter Jake Heun has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison in Australia.
Heun, 34, recently pleaded guilty to importing large amounts of methamphetamine and trafficking cocaine. The Alaska …read more

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Anderson Silva reveals the most important fight of his MMA career

Speaking in a new interview, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva revealed the most important fight of his MMA career. Silva, who is currently competing in boxing, is one of …read more

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Rise Of The Triad!

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Dana White better stock up on melatonin.
The UFC president is starting to lose sleep over the revolutionary new combat sport …read more

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Covington refuses 155-pound drop, slams ‘bully’ Poirier and ‘mentally weak’ peers

Colby Covington during his UFC 268 title fight with Kamaru Usman. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Colby Covington sends a special message to …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Colby Covington not going to get hopes up about fighting Jorge Masvidal: ‘He’s a little brittle b*tch’

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Colby Covington would welcome a fight against his former best friend turned rival Jorge Masvidal, but he’s warning UFC fans …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Carla Esparza: Jędrzejczyk Rematch Would Be A “Different Fight”

UFC women’s strawweight contender Carla Esparza is open to facing Joanna Jędrzejczyk again and believes their rematch would play out a lot differently.

Not many members of the UFC roster are …read more

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Paul Felder calls UFC fighters are ‘sensitive’ while discussing commentary woes

Former UFC lightweight, Paul Felder, probably isn’t going to make any new friends with his latest comments calling UFC fighters sensitive.

Felder, who now works as one of the most …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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Charles Oliveira praised by former rival Jim Miller following career turnaround: “It’s absolutely awesome to see”

Charles Oliveira was praised by former rival Jim Miller following career turnaround, with Miller saying “it’s absolutely awesome to see.” Oliveira and Miller have fought twice in the past. The …read more

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Colby Covington: Israel Adesanya Wouldn’t Be Able To Stop Me

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington believes a move up to middleweight is always an option and is confident he could take down and gas out 185-pound champion Israel Adesanya.

Covington, a …read more

Source:: MMANews

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