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

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

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UFC Vegas 26 Poster For ‘Rodriguez Vs Waterson’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Midnight Mania! Covington: Laughingstock McGregor Chasing Attention With Usman Callout

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

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

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

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

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

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UFC Releases First Offical Concussion Protocol As Part Of Big MMA Study

In a historic first, the UFC has released official concussion protocols following the results of a 484-page study on MMA. On Tuesday, UFC alongside their Performance Institute in Las Vegas, …read more

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Renan Ferreira played Fabricio Werdum in Fernando ‘Terere’ biopic before knowing he’d fight him at PFL

Renan Ferreira won six of eight professional MMA bouts ahead of his PFL debut against Fabricio Werdum. | Marcos dos Santos

MMA fighters usually study …read more

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UFC Releases First Offical Concussion Protocol As Part Of Big MMA Study

In a historic first, the UFC has released official concussion protocols following the results of a 484-page study on MMA. On Tuesday, UFC alongside their Performance Institute in Las Vegas, …read more

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Michael Bisping would like to see UFC fighters move up division to avoid pitfalls of weight cutting

Like many active and retired fighters, UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping knows there are dangers in today’s weight-cutting practices in MMA.
Bisping, the former UFC middleweight champion and current UFC …read more

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Posted on May 4, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Colby Covington blasts Conor McGregor for wanting welterweight title shot: “He’s a joke”

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington blasted Conor McGregor for wanting a title shot at 170lbs, calling the MMA superstar “a joke.” Covington is one of the top-ranked contenders at 170lbs …read more

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Colby Covington calls Conor McGregor ‘the laughingstock in the MMA community’ following Kamaru Usman challenge

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If anyone is going to take Colby Covington’ spot in the welterweight contenders’ line, he doubts that it’s going to be …read more

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CSAC aims to add MMA fighters to boxer’s pension fund

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The California State Athletic Commission will hold a stakeholders meeting on May 11 to discuss the expansion of a …read more

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UFC on ESPN 23 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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Midnight Mania! ‘Ochocinco’ Steps Into The Ring

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

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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for April: A unique one-armed choke

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

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Triple Take: What's the 'Knockout of the Year' in 2021 so far?

The 2021 MMA schedule hasn’t even hit its midway point, but already the race for “Knockout of the Year” is getting insanely competitive, with ridiculous and brutal finishes happening seemingly …read more

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Posted on May 3, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Bisping Laughs Off ‘Little Boy Attention Whore’ Dillon Danis’ Threats

Dillon Danis continues to add to his MMA beef list, this time taking aim at former middleweight champion Michael “The Count” Bisping during a social media argument as UFC Vegas …read more

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Bisping Laughs Off ‘Little Boy Attention Whore’ Dillon Danis’ Threats

Dillon Danis continues to add to his MMA beef list, this time taking aim at former middleweight champion Michael “The Count” Bisping during a social media argument as UFC Vegas …read more

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Sean O’Malley returns to the Octagon at UFC 264 against Louis Smolka

UFC bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley will return to the Octagon on July 10 at UFC 264 when he faces off against Louis Smolka. MMA journalist Ryan Frederick was the first …read more

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Posted on May 3, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Robbery Review: T.J. Brown vs. Kai Kamaka at UFC Vegas 25

Kai Kamaka and T.J. Brown | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the …read more

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Posted on May 3, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for April: A satisfying end to a rematch

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

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Posted on May 2, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Jon Anik: ‘There’s no doubt in my mind’ Chris Weidman competes again after devastating injury suffered at UFC 261

Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort | Esther Lin

Like the rest of the MMA community, Jon Anik was in a state of shock in regards …read more

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Highlights! Prochazka Devastates Reyes With Spinning Elbow KO

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Jiri Prochazka put the MMA world on notice last night (Sat., May 1, 2021) at UFC Vegas 25 live on …read more

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UFC on ESPN 23 results: Giga Chikadze crushes Cub Swanson, calls out Max Holloway

Giga Chikadze touted his striking as the best in MMA prior to his UFC on ESPN 23 fight with Cub Swanson. He took a step toward proving it on fight …read more

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Highlights! Chikadze Destroys Swanson With Nasty Liver Kick

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Giga Chikadze captured the biggest win of his MMA career earlier tonight (Sat., May 1, 2021) at UFC Vegas 25 …read more

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UFC Fight Night -- How Dominick Reyes added perspective to his swagger

A series of setbacks challenged Dominick Reyes’ devotion to MMA, but his passion is back in time for his showdown against Jiri Prochazka. …read more

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Anderson Silva Addresses ‘Disrespectful YouTubers,’ Relationship with Roy Jones Jr.

Considered one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time, Anderson Silva has decided to test himself in boxing for the first time since 2005. …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Hot Tweets: UFC 261 fallout, plus an MMA draft!

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UFC 261 took place this past Saturday and it was among the best cards in recent history so let’s talk …read more

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Manager says Kamaru Usman wants Michael Chiesa next at UFC 263

Right as everyone in the MMA community thought they knew who was next for UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in no. 1 welterweight contender Colby Covington, Usman’s manager Ali Abdelaziz …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2021, 11:46 am By
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Midnight Mania! Sanchez Leaks ‘Smoking Gun’ UFC Phone Call

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

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Bellator's Valerie Loureda: 'People are going to be shocked' by my wrestling when I show it

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Valerie Loureda is a taekwondo black belt, but she says there’s a lot more to her MMA game than just striking.
Loureda is off to a 3-0 …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2021, 10:46 pm By
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MMA’s Insecurity and Protectionism: It’s Every Day, Bro

Jake Paul celebrates his KO of Ben Askren. | Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller

Jordan Breen unpacks the Jake Paul-effect and why the …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Anderson Silva believes YouTubers are disrespecting boxing

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva believes that YouTubers are disrespecting boxing and he hopes that changes going forward. Silva is one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time …read more

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Live! UFC Vegas 25 Weigh Ins!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its UFC Vegas 25 mixed martial arts (MMA) event …read more

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Zabit Magomedsharipov reportedly considering walking away from the UFC

UFC featherweight contender Zabit Magomedsharipov is reportedly considering walking away from the world’s leading MMA promotion. Magomedsharipov was recently removed from the UFC rankings due to inactivity, as his last …read more

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Dana White reacts after the UFC parts ways with former TUF 1 winner Diego Sanchez

UFC president Dana White has reacted to the news that the promotion has parted ways with MMA legend Diego Sanchez. It was revealed overnight that Sanchez, who has been with …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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Morning Report: Joe Rogan, Dana White comment on Jake Paul’s appearance at UFC 261

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Love him or hate him, Jake Paul is certainly eliciting reactions from the MMA world.
Over the last year or so, …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero Fails Medicals, Bellator 258 Tourney Matchup Against Anthony Johnson Nixed

Sometimes these things happen in MMA. …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Diego Sanchez Is ‘Free At Last’

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

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Posted on April 30, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Watch Between the Links at 6 p.m. ET

Between the Links returns following a memorable UFC 261 event this past weekend.
Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and fellow MMA journalist Drake Riggs as they …read more

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Posted on April 29, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Former WBA, WBO, WBC boxing champ Hassan N'Dam lobbies Dana White for chance to kick Jake Paul's ass

If Jake Paul isn’t willing to try MMA, it seems that boxers are now lining up for a chance to shut the brash YouTuber’s mouth, as well.
Former WBA, WBO, WBC …read more

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Posted on April 29, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Juan Archuleta, Sergio Pettis to show 'future of MMA' in Bellator 258 title fight

Juan Archuleta and Sergio Pettis plan to put on a high-level title fight at Bellator 258.
Archuleta (25-2 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) will look for the first defense of his bantamweight title …read more

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MMA legend Shinya Aoki takes a shot at Sage Northcutt

ONE Championship’s Shinya Aoki left a short and sweet message for Sage Northcutt after calling him out on the ONE on TNT 4 broadcast. The controversial Aoki has long since …read more

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Posted on April 29, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Watch Adesanya React To Weidman Leg Break

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, like many MMA fans, watched live as Chris Weidman shattered his …read more

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MMA divisional rankings: Rose Namajunas is back on top -- and not alone in making a rise

A champion once again, Namajunas climbs just one spot at strawweight, but it’s the biggest move of all in latest ESPN divisional rankings. …read more

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Posted on April 29, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Ex-NFL star Lynch to invest in MMA league PFL

Former NFL star Marshawn Lynch is the latest celebrity to partner with the PFL, joining the MMA league as an investor and brand ambassador, the promotion announced Thursday. …read more

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Posted on April 29, 2021, 11:46 am By
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Highlights! Double Champ De Ridder, Alvarez Nearly KO’d

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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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Reug Reug suffers first career loss in bizarre fashion at ONE on TNT 4

Oumar “Reug Reug” Kane has fallen for the first time in his MMA career… but it wasn’t the most traditional of bout endings. Opening up the ONE on TNT 4 …read more

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Tyson Fury sends message to Francis Ngannou and ‘UFC guys’

Francis Ngannou’s original intentions in combat sports were driven towards boxing. Now as UFC heavyweight champion, he’s gained Tyson Fury’s attention. As he’s progressed in MMA, Ngannou has remained interested …read more

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Rory MacDonald: 'I want to go out there and fight with no regrets' at 2021 PFL 2

It’s been 18 months since Rory MacDonald last registered an official MMA contest, and that time away has apparently proved valuable for the Canadian veteran.
“I think everything worked out perfectly,” …read more

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Video: Is it possible Jake Paul is the catalyst for better pay in MMA?

Love him or hate him (and judging by our comments, it’s likely more of you fall into the latter category), Jake Paul has inserted himself into the MMA consciousness on …read more

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Report | Diego Sanchez out of May 8 fight against Donald Cerrone, replacement sought after

UFC Vegas 26 on May 8 has taken another hit as Diego Sanchez is reportedly out of his fight against Donald Cerrone. MMA reporter, C. Contreras Legaspi was first to …read more

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Michael Bisping points to glove design, rule changes as ways to prevent eye pokes in MMA

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Michael Bisping knows how detrimental an eye injury can be.
Bisping, a UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC middleweight champion, fought the majority of his career with …read more

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Chris Camozzi excited to face ‘the best guy first’ at 2021 PFL 2

With the novel COVID-19 wiping out the PFL’s 2020 schedule, many of the promotion’s newer fighters were never given an opportunity to compete in MMA last year, among them light-heavyweight …read more

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Posted on April 28, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Kamaru Usman's takeover is No. 1 among many changes

Usman makes Jon Jones’ stay at the top a brief one, and Rose Namajunas makes her move in the ESPN rankings. …read more

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Rodolfo Vieira vs. Dustin Stoltzfus targeted for UFC event on July 17

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Rodolfo Vieira will look to bounce back from the first loss of his professional MMA career.
Multiple people with knowledge …read more

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Midnight Mania! Dillashaw Cut, Main Event Vs. Sandhagen In Jeopardy

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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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Posted on April 28, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Stephen A. Smith: The UFC Needs Me And Everybody Just Like Me

Stephen A. Smith has decided to respond to his critics and address why fans should appreciate his presence in the sport of MMA. If you were to see Stephen A. …read more

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Posted on April 28, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Stephen A. Smith: The UFC Needs Me And Everybody Just Like Me

Stephen A. Smith has decided to respond to his critics and address why fans should appreciate his presence in the sport of MMA. If you were to see Stephen A. …read more

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Jake Paul claims he’s a “better striker than 99.9%” of MMA fighters

Jake Paul believes he’s a better striker than 99.9 percent of MMA fighters, and that is why he has been calling them out. Paul, the brash YouTuber who turned professional …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Jake Paul adds Kamaru Usman to the list of UFC fighters he wants to box

At some point, the list of MMA fighters Jake Paul says he’ll meet in the boxing ring probably will outpace the ones he hasn’t.
After welterweight champion Kamaru Usman weighed in …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Jake Paul on beefing with UFC fighters: ‘I believe I’m a better striker than 99.9% of these MMA guys’

Jake Paul and Daniel Cormier come face to face at UFC 261 for no good reason at UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Florida. | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images
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Posted on April 27, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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‘Combate Latina’ All-Women’s Card Set For April 30

Dulce “Sexy” Garcia | Combate Americas

Combate Global and Univision recently announced “Combate Latina” all-women’s mixed martial arts (MMA) event for Fri., April 30, 2021 …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Jake Paul declines 'embarrassing' Daniel Cormier MMA fight challenge: 'If he comes and boxes me, I will beat him'

Jake Paul won’t be taking Daniel Cormier up on his challenge to fight MMA, but is more than happy to step into the boxing ring with the former two-division UFC …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Jake Paul Responds To Cormier’s Challenge: You’re An Embarrassment

Jake Paul has issued a response to Daniel Cormier’s challenge to an MMA fight. Yesterday, Daniel Cormier had a proposal on how to put an end to his recent beef …read more

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Jake Paul Responds To Cormier’s Challenge: You’re An Embarrassment

Jake Paul has issued a response to Daniel Cormier’s challenge to an MMA fight. Yesterday, Daniel Cormier had a proposal on how to put an end to his recent beef …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Robbery Review: Dwight Grant vs. Stefan Sekulic at UFC 261

Stefan Sekulic and Dwight Grant at UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images

Few things infuriate MMA fans more …read more

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Eddie Alvarez lost interest in facing Oscar De La Hoya after watching Triller event: ‘It’s boxing. It’s not a fight. MMA is a fight’

ONE Championship

With a fight scheduled at ONE on TNT 4 following a reversal of his disqualification loss earlier in April, Eddie Alvarez is focusing …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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MMA fighter killed in suspected gangland hit

Todd Gouwenberg was shot and killed in Langley, British Columbia last week. | icholarenasfan/YouTube

Todd Gouwenberg was an alleged member of the United Nations gang. …read more

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Midnight Mania! Gamebred Praises Usman: Perfect Timing And Beautiful Technique

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

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

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Posted on April 27, 2021, 4:16 am By
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UFC 261 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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Video: Shinya Aoki displays legendary skills in seven slick submissions under ONE banner

The man known as “Tobikan Judan” is, quite simply, one of the greatest grapplers the sport of MMA has ever seen.
Shinya Aoki is nearing 18 years as a professional MMA …read more

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Cormier challenges Jake Paul to MMA fight: ‘I’m going to rip his face apart’

No, we’re doing this. We wouldn’t need to talk about it if MMA guys would leave this alone. | Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

In case …read more

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Cormier's 'gonna hurt' Paul if feud leads to bout

Former UFC double champion Daniel Cormier would rather not box Jake Paul as their social media feud continues, but he would be willing to agree to an MMA bout because …read more

Source:: ESPN

Daniel Cormier says he’ll cut down to 205 to fight Jake Paul in MMA: “I’m going to smash him and I’m going to hurt him”

Daniel Cormier is open to fighting Jake Paul but says it must happen in MMA. After Paul knocked out Be Askren he called out Cormier and said he’d beat him …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Daniel Cormier Agrees To Face Jake Paul But Only In An MMA Fight

Daniel Cormier has decided to accept Jake Paul’s challenge to fight, but the form of combat isn’t what the YouTuber had in mind. Recently, the conflict between MMA legend Daniel …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Stephen A. Smith admits the obvious: 'I'm not an expert on the UFC'

Since ESPN became the exclusive broadcast partner of the UFC in January 2019, we’ve heard more from talking head Stephen A. Smith discussing MMA. If you’re like me, then you’ve …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Daniel Cormier Agrees To Face Jake Paul But Only In An MMA Fight

Daniel Cormier has decided to accept Jake Paul’s challenge to fight, but the form of combat isn’t what the YouTuber had in mind. Recently, the conflict between MMA legend Daniel …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2021, 9:46 pm By
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Valentina Shevchenko won't pick next challenger after fifth UFC title defense

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Valentina Shevchenko continued to prove herself as one of the most dominant champions in women’s MMA history Saturday.
But the women’s flyweight champ isn’t that interested in picking …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Dana White doubts Triller's Jake Paul-Ben Askren numbers, no interest in doing business with Paul

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jake Paul found a way to keep himself at the forefront of the MMA consciousness when he showed up at UFC 261 on Saturday.
Paul, a YouTube star-turned-boxer, …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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After UFC 261 Win, Kamaru Usman Says He’s MMA’s Top Pound-for-Pound Fighter

Kamaru Usman wasn’t pleased that Jorge Masvidal had a built-in excuse following their first meeting at UFC 251. …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Zhang says UFC loss ‘deepened’ understanding of MMA; calls for rematch

After losing via first-round KO at UFC 261, Weili Zhang wants an immediate rematch with Rose Namajunas. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Weili Zhang …read more

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UFC 261: Chris Weidman snaps leg throwing kick vs. Uriah Hall – same way he beat Anderson Silva

In perhaps the most horrifically ironic result in MMA history, Chris Weidman snapped his leg throwing a kick against Uriah Hall – the same way he beat Anderson Silva nearly …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Charles Oliveira becomes third-degree jiu-jitsu black belt ahead of Michael Chandler fight

Charles Oliveira had his Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt rank promoted ahead of the biggest fight of his MMA career.
Oliveira (30-8 MMA, 18-8 UFC), who meets Michael Chandler for the vacant …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Upsets galore at 2021 PFL 1, but season format doesn't close door on the defeated

Upset, upset, upset.
Underdogs cashed in three of the four main card fights Friday at 2021 PFL 1 against three of the promotion’s most notable names.
First, it was seasoned MMA veteran …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2021, 5:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! Jones Denies Asking For $30 Million

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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 April 24, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Clay Collard batters Anthony Pettis, survives late onslaught to win decision at 2021 PFL 1

A breakthrough boxer in 2020, Clay Collard carried his recent combat sports momentum into his MMA return Friday at 2021 PFL 1.
Friday, Collard (19-8) upset former UFC lightweight champion Anthony …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Twitter Mailbag: What will Jorge Masvidal do differently at UFC 261?

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 will Jorge Masvidal do …read more

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Three Americans Compete at ACA 122 Despite U.S. Sanctions on Ramzan Kadyrov

Things might not go well for the U.S.-based fighters competing in an MMA organization that has been sanctioned by the U.S. Department of Treasury. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on April 23, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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UFC 261 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘This will be a match between two MMA masters’

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In the fifth episode of UFC 261 Embedded, Chris Weidman shows off his juggling, Rose Namajunas tickles the ivories, Jorge Masvidal rubs shoulders …read more

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Canaan Kawaihae feeling confident heading into LFA 105 against Jake Childers

Even prior to the novel coronavirus putting a halt to MMA for a big portion of 2020 for most fighters, for featherweight Canaan Kawaihae, it was just part of a …read more

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Midnight Mania! Masvidal Down For Trilogy, But Usman Ain’t No BMF

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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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Posted on April 23, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Khamzat Chimaev says he can fight at light heavyweight, confident he would beat Jan Blachowicz

Khamzat Chimaev believes he can compete at light heavyweight and beat the current champ in Jan Blachowicz. Chimaev took the MMA world by storm in 2020 as he fought twice …read more

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Jorge Masvidal launches Gamebred Fighting Championship, a bareknuckle MMA promotion

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A longtime competitor in combat sports, Jorge Masvidal will try his hand at promoting for the first time in 2021.
Thursday, Masvidal (35-14 MMA, 15-8 UFC) announced on …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Former UFC, Invicta FC fighter Pearl Gonzalez signs multi-fight deal with BKFC

Pearl Gonzalez is the latest MMA fighter to cross over into the bareknuckle boxing world.
The former UFC fighter and Invicta FC title challenger has signed a multi-fight deal with Bare …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Fight Archives: Ben Askren wins easy in professional MMA debut

Ben Askren during his 2009 MMA debut against Josh Flowers.

Looking back on the night when Ben “Funky” Askren introduced himself to the MMA world. …read more

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Garbrandt Interjects In Paul/Cormier Beef With His Own Challenges

Cody Garbrandt is not a fan of Jake Paul and him calling out MMA legends. On April 17, Paul earned his third professional boxing win as he scored a first-round …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2021, 3:47 pm By
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