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Highlights! Imavov Slays Heinisch With Knees And Punches

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Rising middle contender Nassourdine Imavov captured the biggest win of his MMA career earlier tonight (Sat., July 24, 2021) at …read more

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Jason Wilnis buoyed by kickboxing win over Israel Adesanya ahead of MMA debut

Jason Wilnis is the latest kickboxer entering MMA who has history with UFC champion Israel Adesanya.
Wilnis beat Adesanya in a somewhat controversial unanimous decision at GLORY 37 in January 2017, …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Stickland Slams ‘Suga’ For 6ix9ine Ink

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
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MMA icon Anderson Silva quickly flips to betting favorite against Logan Paul

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Nate Marquardt returns against Michael Cora, Jacob Kilburn vs. Ali AlQaisi featherweight title fight set for Titan FC 71

Nate Marquardt officially has an opponent for his return to MMA for the first time in nearly four years.
Promotional officials confirmed to MMA Fighting on Friday that the former UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 32 — New Blood!

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Amateur careers aren’t nearly as widespread or lengthy in mixed martial arts (MMA) as they are in …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Paige VanZant promises fans they will see a “brand new fighter” at BKFC 19

Former UFC women’s flyweight and current bare-knuckle fighter Paige VanZant promises fans they will see a “brand new fighter” at BKFC 19. VanZant takes on former MMA rival Rachael Ostovich …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! This Man Will Pop Your Balls Like A Balloon

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

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Anderson Silva calls BJ Penn one of the four greatest MMA fighters of all time: “He’s amazing”

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva called his fellow legend BJ Penn one of the four greatest MMA fighters of all time. Silva is considered by many fans to be …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Logan Paul opens up as betting favorite for potential boxing match with Anderson Silva

YouTuber-turned-boxer Logan Paul has opened up as the betting favorite for a potential boxing match with MMA legend Anderson Silva. Paul’s manager Jeff Levin confirmed with ESPN on Wednesday that …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Tate Loves The Idea Of Serendipitous Rematch Against Pennington

Miesha Tate is back in the UFC and is ready to settle some old scores. After a five-year layoff, Miesha Tate is ready to continue her MMA career and is …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Is Makhachev a future UFC champ or a soon to be derailed hype train?

Islam Makhachev is a potential future UFC lightweight champion | Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Does Islam Makhachev deserve all the hype? MMA is quick …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Chandler Is ‘Speaking Out Of His Ass’

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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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WTF: The desert claims another victim, Dambe action, and slaps galore

Welcome to “What The Fight?”, where we offer a little more of the edges of MMA and some outlaw antics. Every now and again we like to offer something a …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Please Answer, Bro!

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

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 4:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 26 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and – perhaps most importantly – social-media …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Reneau releases statement on retirement from MMA

Marion Reneau called it a career after her fight with Miesha Tate at UFC Vegas 31. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

‘The Belizean Brawler’ …read more

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Demetrious Johnson rants on his ‘mighty mindset’ following unexpected 4 mile run home on son’s birthday

Demetrious Johnson, one of the best to ever compete in MMA regardless of division, hasn’t always been willing to discuss his mindset.
On Monday, the former UFC flyweight champion and ONE …read more

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Midnight Mania! ‘Not Everyone’ In WWE Would Welcome McGregor

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Today in MMA history: Affliction hosts star-studded 'Banned' event

Thirteen years ago today, one of the best heavyweight fight cards in MMA went down in the U.S., but it wasn’t part of the UFC.
Back on July 19, 2008, Affliction …read more

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Jake Paul Has An “Itch” To Enter MMA At Some Point

As the latest proponent for adequate fighter pay, Jake Paul believes that he will one day fight in the MMA space despite the growing hostility from Dana White. Once “The …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Dillon Danis Wants To Fight UFC Hall Of Famer Tito Ortiz

Dillon Danis is throwing his name in the hat to potentially throw down with Tito Ortiz. Ortiz is looking to have an MMA bout before 2021 comes to a close. …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Bellator 262 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms.
Fighters …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 11:46 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov outlines plan for Islam Makhachev to be named 2021 fighter of the year

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov outlined the plan for Islam Makhachev to be named the 2021 fighter of the year in MMA. Makhachev defeated Thiago Moises via fourth-round submission …read more

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Miesha Tate responds to Holly Holm's call for rematch: 'Her and I will fight again'

LAS VEGAS – Miesha Tate is back.
The former UFC and Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion successfully made her return to MMA competition, scoring a third-round TKO win over veteran Marion Reneau …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 7:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 26 results: Ex-UFC champion Miesha Tate stops Marion Reneau in MMA return

Miesha Tate was successful in her return to MMA competition.
The former UFC and Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion stopped veteran Marion Reneau in her comeback fight at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN …read more

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Twitter reacts to Miesha Tate's TKO of Marion Reneau in return fight at UFC on ESPN 26

Miesha Tate’s return to MMA from a nearly five-year retirement was a success on Saturday when she beat Marion Reneau in the UFC on ESPN 26 co-main event.
Former UFC champ …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Paige VanZant Says MMA Exit Marked The Beginning Of New Life

Paige VanZant believes she has a new lease on life since breaking away from MMA. VanZant had competed under the UFC banner from late 2014 through mid-2020. Towards the end …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Said Sowma took no pleasure in knocking out friend Ronny Markes at Bellator 262, 'but this is work'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Friends don’t often fight each other in MMA, but it does happen, and that was the case between Said Sowma and Ronny Markes at Bellator 262.
At their …read more

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Rodolfo Vieira says psychologist made him watch UFC submission loss over and over again

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Days after suffering the first loss of his MMA career at UFC 258, Rodolfo Vieira called the February …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Khabib Shoots Down Possibility Of Oliveira Luring Him Out Of Retirement

Khabib Nurmagomedov says the possibility of fighting UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira won’t bring him out of retirement. Khabib announced his departure from the sport of MMA last October following …read more

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Video: Rodrigo Lidio scores brutal walk-off KO of Arthur Lima at LFA 111

Rodrigo Lidio is a dangerous, dangerous man.
The 32-year-old lightweight strolled into Friday’s LFA 111 event with all of his pro MMA wins ending in stoppages — and he left not …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2021, 5:16 am By
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Undefeated Velasquez tops Kielholtz, retains belt

Juliana Velasquez retained her rare status as an undefeated MMA champion on Friday night, successfully defending her flyweight title by split decision over Denise Kielholtz in the main event of …read more

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Video: Rodrigo Lidio scores unreal walk-off KO of Arthur Lima at LFA 111

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Rodrigo Lidio is a dangerous, dangerous man.
The 32-year-old lightweight strolled into Friday’s LFA 111 event with all of his pro MMA wins …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2021, 4:46 am By
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Midnight Mania! Top Coach ‘Grossed Out’ By Friendless Mac

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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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Posted on July 17, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Islam Makhachev Admits Feeling Pressure To Carry On Khabib’s Legacy

Islam Makhachev is walking into his first headlining fight with the pressure of his mentor looming. The UFC is the pinnacle for MMA in the world. To get to the …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Is UFC on ESPN 26 a do-or-die for Jeremy Stephens?

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers:

What are the most …read more

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Mirsad Bektic Retires From MMA

UFC featherweight Mirsad Bektic has announced his retirement from MMA. Bektic, who hasn’t fought since September of 2020, was recently moved to the former fighters section on the UFC’s website. …read more

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After reinvention at Lobo Gym, free agent Alvaro Herrera eager for MMA return

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Alvaro Herrera is gearing up to make a return to MMA competition after two years away from the sport.
The former UFC fighter and TUF: Latin America 2 …read more

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Miesha Tate and a relevant history of MMA comebacks

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC on ESPN 26 with an in-depth examination of recent MMA …read more

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Ronny Markes expects ‘different’ feeling to ‘elbow the face’ of a friend at Bellator 262

Ronny Markes enters his second Bellator bout seven months after a loss to Linton Vassell. | Bellator

Ronny Markes enters his 28th professional MMA bout …read more

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Eric Nicksick explains why he’s been ‘blown away’ by Miesha Tate’s approach to octagon return at UFC Vegas 31

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Eric Nicksick wasn’t surprised Miesha Tate walked away from MMA competition in November 2016, but he also wasn’t shocked that the …read more

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Miesha Tate Knows the 2016 Version Of Herself No Longer Exists

Miesha Tate is ready to make her UFC return, but this time everything is different. It is unusual for an MMA fighter to have a long and successful career without …read more

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Midnight Mania! Diaz vs. ‘Diamond’ ... At Middleweight?

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Posted on July 16, 2021, 4:16 am By
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When will we see ONE heavyweight champ Arjan Bhullar in pro wrestling?

Back in May, Arjan Bhullar became the first fighter of Indian descent to win a major MMA title when he claimed the ONE Championship heavyweight belt with a second-round TKO …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Thiago Moisés Not Buying Islam Makhachev As “Khabib 2.0”

UFC lightweight Thiago Moisés doesn’t believe Islam Makhachev can be held in the same regard as Khabib Nurmagomedov in MMA. Moisés’ comments come ahead of his first UFC main event …read more

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Miesha Tate Knows the 2016 Version Of Herself No Longer Exist

Miesha Tate is ready to make her UFC return, but this time everything is different. It is unusual for an MMA fighter to have a long and successful career without …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2021, 6:46 pm By
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Zahabi: Pathetic, narcissistic McGregor can’t accept loss; was jealous of Poirier

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The renowned MMA coach says he doesn’t know how anyone can be a fan of this ‘disgusting’ and ‘pathetic’ man. …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Makhachev Mauls ‘Do Bronx,’ Finishes Poirier

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Marion Reneau eager to be done with MMA after UFC on ESPN 26: 'I am good'

LAS VEGAS – Marion Reneau won’t have any regrets when she retires from MMA competition following Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 26 co-main event with Miesha Tate.
From the moment the fight was …read more

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Rodolfo Vieira plans to bounce back from massive upset loss at UFC on ESPN 26

LAS VEGAS – Rodolfo Vieira intends to move past his devastating first MMA loss on Saturday with a big win at UFC on ESPN 26.
Vieira (7-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was on …read more

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Luke Rockhold Demands UFC Release If Not Granted “Exciting” Opponent

The frustrations over not being booked against the right opponent have former UFC champion Luke Rockhold prepared to go elsewhere. MMA veteran Luke Rockhold has been signed with the UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he shares GOAT status with six other legendary fighters

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says that he shares the GOAT status in MMA with six other legendary fighters. Nurmagomedov retired from mixed martial arts earlier this year, leaving …read more

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MMA divisional rankings: Gilbert Burns rises again at welterweight

Burns makes a move in ESPN’s divisional rankings with a victory over Stephen Thompson at UFC 264. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Bisping: Mac Needs To Can Kavanagh

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It’s …read more

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Derrick Lewis is OK fighting Ciryl Gane instead of Francis Ngannou: 'I'm still getting paid the same'

LAS VEGAS – Unlike the majority of the MMA community, Derrick Lewis is unfazed by the Francis Ngannou rematch falling through.
Lewis (25-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC) was projected to challenge Ngannou …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov named best MMA fighter at ESPY awards

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov added to his trophy case as he was named the MMA fighter of the year at the ESPY awards. Nurmagomedov was up against UFC …read more

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Video: Conor McGregor's future unclear after UFC 264 – or is it?

For the first time in his MMA career, Conor McGregor is the loser of two consecutive fights, and it’s back to the drawing board for the former UFC two-division champion.
At …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: High-profile win earns Dustin Poirier a higher spot in men's top 10

Poirier’s second finish of Conor McGregor in six months earns him a lightweight title shot and a bump in the ESPN rankings. …read more

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Marion Reneau “Knew” Tate Was Unretiring Before Their Fight Was Made

It comes as no surprise to Marion Reneau that Meisha Tate is returning to the UFC Octagon. Retirement in MMA is not always a permanent thing. In fact, lately, it …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals that Dana White recently offered him fight with Georges St-Pierre

Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired — but that isn’t stopping Dana White from pestering the undefeated 29-0 lightweight legend. “The Eagle” recently revealed that despite his departure from MMA, the …read more

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Midnight Mania! ‘In Your Sleep, You’re Dead!’

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Valentina Shevchenko Praises Shields For Setting Example For Boxers

UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko has praised Claressa Shields’ transition from boxing to MMA. Shevchenko’s comments come after the Olympic gold medalist made her debut in the sport last …read more

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UFC 264 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms.
Fighters …read more

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Sad Covington Apes Mac, Mocks Mrs. Poirier

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UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington had to spend another weekend irate that nobody in MMA was paying attention to him, …read more

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New angle shows Conor McGregor's trash talk to Dustin Poirier after broken leg: 'In your sleep, you're getting it'

It normally doesn’t take long to change the news cycle in the MMA world.
Soon after the latest water cooler topic, the next one comes up and before long, it’s all …read more

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Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov wins ESPY for best MMA fighter

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s final fight earned him an ESPY Award for best MMA fighter.
The undefeated former UFC lightweight champion notched his third title defense in October 2020 when he submitted Justin …read more

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Sheena Brandenburg, MMA and BKFC fighter, sentenced to 5 to 15 years in deadly hit-and-run

Sheena Brandenburg, who is an MMA fighter and who also competes for BKFC, was sentenced to 5 to 15 years in a deadly hit-and-run incident. In March, it was reported …read more

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MMA vet Fulton believed to have died by suicide

Travis Fulton (left) before he faced Ben Rothwell in the IFL in 2007. | Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images for IFL

Travis Fulton was awaiting …read more

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Photo | A tweet from former Bellator boss Bjorn Rebney managed to make the UFC 264 broadcast

A tweet that has become some sort of meme in the MMA community from former Bellator boss Bjorn Rebney managed to make the UFC 264 broadcast. In June 2014, Rebney …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wins ESPY for best MMA fighter

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Despite being retired as an active fighter, Khabib Nurmagomedov continues to add …read more

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Today in MMA History: UFC 100 helps MMA hit new highs

(This story first published July 11, 2018.)

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Tai Tuivasa thinks Greg Hardy KO proves he's maturing: 'Old me would've thrown some bombs'

LAS VEGAS – Tai Tuivasa thinks he’s come a long way since he joined the UFC.
The 28-year-old heavyweight said his latest victory proved he’s maturing in his MMA game. Tuivasa …read more

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Travis Fulton, man with most MMA fights, dead after apparent suicide in jail cell

The man with the most recorded mixed martial arts bouts in history has died.
Travis Fulton was found dead in his jail cell early Saturday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as a …read more

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Travis Fulton, veteran of 320 MMA fights, found dead in jail cell at age 44

UFC vet Travis Fulton, who holds the record for most mixed martial arts bouts with 320 MMA fights, was found dead in his jail cell at age 44. KWWL in …read more

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UFC 264 post-event facts: Dustin Poirier joins exclusive 20-win club

The biggest MMA event of the year so far went down Saturday when UFC 264 took place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The highly anticipated lightweight trilogy fight in the …read more

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For Conor McGregor, reinvention, not rematch, the proper direction | Opinion

LAS VEGAS – Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the history of MMA, and that doesn’t seem destined to change anytime soon.
The 20,000 fans in attendance for Saturday’s UFC …read more

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Floyd Mayweather wins big after betting on Dustin Poirier to beat Conor McGregor at UFC 264

Floyd Mayweather is still keeping a close eye on the MMA world, especially when an old opponent competes.
The former multiple-time boxing world champion put down $50,000 on Dustin Poirier to …read more

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MMA fighters react to Conor McGregor's leg injury, loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264

A misstep caused Conor McGregor to seriously injure himself and immediately ended his fight. …read more

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UFC 264 results: Max Griffin edges veteran Carlos Condit in a hard-fought unanimous decision

Max Griffin picked up the biggest win of his career on Saturday night at UFC 264.
The welterweight competitor bested MMA veteran Carlos Condit in a close and competitive unanimous decision. …read more

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TikTok ‘Star’ Moonlights As UFC Reporter, Pisses Off Twitter Nerds

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Perhaps the year’s biggest mixed martial arts (MMA) event, UFC 264, is scheduled to go down later tonight (Sat. July 10, 2021) …read more

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UFC 264 PPV Buys: ‘It Keeps Breaking The Record!’

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Conor McGregor is the biggest business around in the mixed martial arts (MMA) world, and his attempt to rally from …read more

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White: Conor McGregor Will Be One Of The GOATS With UFC 264 Win

Conor McGregor has accomplished a ton in MMA, but UFC president, Dana White believes his UFC 264 fight is legacy-defining. McGregor and Dustin Poirier are set to headline the pay-per-view …read more

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UFC 264 Results: Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor

UFC 264 goes down tonight (Sat. July 10, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the T-Mobile Arena and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion …read more

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McGregor Joins The Nate Diaz Anti-Retirement Plan, Won’t Ever Leave

Despite having previously announced his MMA retirement on three occasions, Conor McGregor says he plans to compete in the sport for life. The bold claim is one of many “The …read more

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Midnight Mania! McGregor Goes Low: Your Wife Wants To See My D—k!

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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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‘Go start your own MMA league’ - White looks to shut down fighter pay debate

Dana White getting set for the UFC 261 weigh ins in Jacksonville, FL. | Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

As far as Dana White’s concerned, he …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Fight Vault: Top 5 trilogies in MMA history

Welcome to Dan Tom’s “Fight Vault,” in which MMA Junkie’s resident fight analyst delves into the archives to select his top five.
Three-fight series between rivals often can produce quite memorable …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev vs. Li Jingliang targeted for UFC 267 in October

Khamzat Chimaev (right) returns from the longest layoff of his MMA career to face Li Jingliang in October | Zuffa LLC

Khamzat Chimaev will finally …read more

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Midnight Mania! How Does Poirier Feel About His Wife DMing McGregor?

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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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Posted on July 9, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson: Gilbert Burns won’t stand with me, ‘I know for a fact’ he’ll go for the takedown

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

As one of the most dynamic and creative strikers in all of MMA, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has become accustomed to most …read more

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Midnight Mania! Dead Man Walking

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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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Posted on July 8, 2021, 4:16 am By
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CM Punk’s UFC 225 loss to Mike Jackson overturned due to positive marijuana test

CM Punk is no longer 0-2 as an MMA fighter, instead, he’s 0-1 and one No Contest. Punk, a WWE star, crossed over into MMA and made his pro debut …read more

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Posted on July 8, 2021, 12:46 am By
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CM Punk's UFC 225 loss overturned due to Mike Jackson's positive marijuana test

It’s been more than three years since Phil “CM Punk” Brooks stepped foot inside a UFC cage.
For the duration of his absence from MMA competition, everyone – Punk included – …read more

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NSAC rules not to discipline boxers, MMA fighters for marijuana use

The Nevada State Athletic Commission took a huge step today in how the commission deals with marijuana.

The NSAC voted Wednesday that they will no longer discipline fighters for the use …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2021, 8:46 pm By
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NAC approves two UFC events, relaunch of Dana White's Contender Series for August

The summer season of mixed martial arts events in Nevada is expected to be plentiful.
On Wednesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission officially approved three major promotional MMA events for the month …read more

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Malignaggi Takes Credit For McGregor’s & Masvidal’s Entrepreneurship

Former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi says that he is indirectly responsible for two UFC superstars becoming entrepreneurs. As accomplished as Paulie Malignaggi was as a boxer, many MMA fans may …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Dana White On Offering Khabib A Fight Yet Again: “I Can’t Help Myself”

Dana White can’t help but continue to entice Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement and back to the UFC. Khabib Nurmagomedov retired from the sport of MMA back in October last …read more

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Midnight Mania! Poirier Responds To Controversial Leaked Sparring Clip

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Posted on July 7, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Gym owner plans $540K to Miami football players

Dan Lambert, a longtime Miami Hurricanes fan who owns MMA gym chain American Top Team, has offered each scholarship player on the Miami football team a monthly payment of $500 …read more

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