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Midnight Mania! Lee Fails Drug Test, Issues Statement

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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 October 21, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Francis Ngannou Hints At Money-Motivated Boxing Switch

UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou has slammed MMA remuneration, and suggested he could make the switch to boxing in order to be paid what he deserves.

Ngannou is undoubtedly the most …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Henry Cejudo Roasts Tyron Woodley As Second-Most Cringy MMA Fighter

It’s no secret that Henry Cejudo is seen by many as the ‘king of cringe’ in MMA, but he thinks former UFC champion Tyron Woodley isn’t far off.

Cejudo has remained …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko says there is ‘a chance’ that Bellator 269 will be last fight

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Fedor Emelianenko has been around the MMA game long enough to not make any guarantees.
“The Last Emperor” appeared …read more

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Afghan promoter, MMA fighters flee country with help of UFC, Save Our Allies after Taliban takeover

Several MMA fighters made it out of Afghanistan earlier this week | Photo via Abdul Wasi Sharifi

MMA promoter Abdul Wasi Sharifi, Truly Grand Fighting …read more

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Sean O’Malley Highlights Paddy Pimblett Double Standard

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley has highlighted a double standard surrounding the reaction to some recent comments made by Paddy Pimblett.

After signing with MMA’s biggest promotion earlier this year, Pimblett made …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Fedor Emelianenko blasts UFC president Dana White: “He has no respect towards fighters”

MMA legend and current Bellator heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko blasted UFC president Dana White, saying “he has no respect towards fighters.” Emelianenko is one of the greatest MMA fighters of all …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2021, 2:46 pm By
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Sean Strickland credits “white trash f*ck” Conor McGregor for reaching the “pinnacle of success” in MMA

UFC middleweight contender Sean Strickland credited “white trash f*ck” Conor McGregor for reaching the “pinnacle of success” in MMA. McGregor got into another incident this past weekend after allegedly punching …read more

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Midnight Mania! Rivera Granted Conditional Release Following Insanity Plea

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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 October 20, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Video: Is Fedor Emelianenko the greatest heavyweight of all time?

One of the most famous fighters in MMA history makes his return Saturday on home soil.
Fedor Emelianenko (39-6 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) headlines Bellator 269 in Moscow against Tim Johnson (15-7 …read more

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KenFlo Crowns The Best Martial Art For MMA

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PFL commentator and former UFC title challenger Kenny Florian ranks the best martial arts for MMA. …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa's incredible UFC journey, as told by those who know him

After attending UFC 147 in Brazil, Costa quit his day jobs and began a quest that has led him to a thriving MMA career, …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2021, 6:17 pm By
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MMA veteran Gassaway passes away

Brian Gassaway while competing for Pancrase. | Apollo Suede/YouTube

Pioneering MMA fighter Brian Gassaway passed away over the weekend. Brian Gassaway, a 50-fight MMA …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 195 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 October 19, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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Bellator 268 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 October 19, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Chaos: UFC Threatened To Strip Usman For Ducking Rematch

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Reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman had the toughest fight of his MMA career when he battled top 170-pound contender …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Mad Mac Slams Diaz, ‘Know Who Made You’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Nathan Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 3 will likely happen at …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Former Foes Jan Blachowicz, Corey Anderson Trade Barbs on Social Media

The ongoing Bellator light heavyweight grand prix has reignited the debate regarding the best light heavyweight in the sport, and there are more than a few in the MMA community …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Georges St-Pierre shares his favorite UFC memory

UFC legend and former welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre shared what his favorite UFC memory was during his career. St-Pierre is one of the greatest MMA fighters of all …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2021, 1:46 pm By
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Blaydes: MMA Fans Can Often Be Overly Emotional In Their Arguments

UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes believes MMA fans are often “overly reactionary” and emotional when discussing the sport’s biggest topics.

Blaydes’ comments came after UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling was forced …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Georges St-Pierre Reveals The Greatest Moment Of His MMA Careers

Georges St-Pierre has a ton of moments from his MMA career that stand out like winning two UFC titles, fighting at home in Montreal, and the massive crowd in Toronto, …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Scott Coker: Winner of Nemkov vs. Anderson is ‘absolutely’ MMA’s best light heavyweight

PHOENIX — Bellator president Scott Coker speaks to the media about Vadim Nemkov’s dominant title defense over Julius Anglickas, Corey Anderson’s thunderous 51-second knockout of Ryan Bader, where the winner …read more

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Nate Diaz May Be In Fight Limbo Until He Signs New UFC Contract

According to famed MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz, Diaz is on the final fight of his contract and the UFC is unlikely to let him become a free agent. Those hoping …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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[ARCHIVES] Bill Goldberg Trains MMA Ahead Of WWE Return (VIDEO)

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This Thursday, Bill Goldberg will be performing at WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia. His opponent will be someone who is no stranger to MMA, Bobby Lashley. Though …read more

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Scott Coker calls Bellator 205lbs Grand Prix winner the best light heavyweight in MMA

Bellator president Scott Coker called the Bellator 205lbs Grand Prix winner the best light heavyweight fighter in MMA. On Saturday night at Bellator 268, Vadim Nemkov submitted Julius Anglickas and …read more

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Ex-UFC fighter threatens MMA journalist

Michael Graves at a UFC media day in 2015. | Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Michael Graves was released by the …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Former UFC fighter Michael Graves threatens reporter, prompts former employer to issue statement

Former UFC fighter Michael Graves threatened a reporter, which prompted his former employer to issue a statement regarding the incident. Graves got into an argument with MMA reporter Amy Kaplan …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Jones sends insulting DM to MMA writer

Jon Jones being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Former UFC champion Jon Jones lashed out at a …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Twitter reacts to Corey Anderson's quick TKO of Ryan Bader in Bellator 268 grand prix semifinal

Corey Anderson will get his first opportunity to fight for a major MMA title after beating Ryan Bader at Bellator 268.
Anderson (16-4 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) emerged victorious from the light …read more

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Michael Graves tweets threats at MMA reporter, former promotion issues statement

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Titan Fighting Championships has issued a response in regards to a controversy …read more

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Video: Dos Santos, Masvidal, VanZant get busy in AEW pro wrestling match

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A whole host of MMA personalities participated in a big pro wrestling match last night on AEW Rampage. All Elite …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier shares his Mount Rushmore of MMA

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has shared his Mount Rushmore of mixed martial arts. Poirier (28-6 MMA) has gone 8-1 (1 NC) over his past ten fights, including …read more

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Corey Anderson on discussing past training sessions with Ryan Bader: ‘It’s gonna give everybody the fight they want’

What happens in training, stays in training is the typical approach in the MMA landscape, but Corey Anderson has a method to his madness ahead of his bout with Ryan …read more

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Cruz To Undefeated Retirees: ‘Did You Not Challenge Yourself?’

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Dominick Cruz isn’t sure why some fighters are stepping away from MMA with a zero in the loss column, especially …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Vettori Still Chasing ‘Stylebender,’ ‘He Wasn’t Better At All’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Marvin Vettori spent three years chasing a rematch with Israel …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Scott Coker explains why he's not interested in publicly feuding with fighters: 'That's just not my style'

PHOENIX – Prize fighters and promoters’ feuds are a tale as old as time.
Over the years, numerous MMA promoters have engaged in public spats with their athletes. Whether it’s over …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Sandhagen Calls For Open Scoring System After Loss To Dillashaw

Cory Sandhagen is a fan of the open scoring system in MMA and would like to utilize it going forward.

There is a saying in fighting, that the fighters should …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Video: UFC champ Valentina Shevchenko battles Halle Berry in first trailer for new MMA film ‘Bruised’

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UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the sport, but now she’ll seek to be …read more

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Kamaru Usman could push for Canelo Alvarez boxing match next, says manager

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman could push for a Canelo Alvarez boxing match next, says his manager, Ali Abdelaziz. Usman is one of the best MMA fighters on the planet …read more

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Aspen Ladd Thinks UFC Featherweight Division Needs Kayla Harrison

Aspen Ladd believes the UFC must sign dominant PFL star Kayla Harrison in order to bring more “substance” to the lacklustre women’s featherweight division.

Ladd’s planned return to MMA’s biggest stage …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Between the Links: Edwards vs. Masvidal, Pena’s release, Jon Jones’ latest, UFC Vegas 40 vs. Bellator 268

Between the Links returns ahead of an MMA doubleheader this weekend, featuring two of the biggest promotions in the sport.
Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin …read more

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Trailer drops for Halle Berry's 'Bruised' MMA film – with Valentina Shevchenko in Invicta!

Stop us if you’ve heard this MMA movie plot before.
A former fighter has fallen from grace and is done with the sport, but gets put in a position to have …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

WTF?! Watch Kung Fu vs MMA, Mantis and White Crane vs kickboxing

WTF?! Kung Fu vs the world, Dambe shockers, killer Karate | Karate Combat/YouTube

Around the world we go again, looking for the good, bad and …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2021, 10:16 am By
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Midnight Mania! ‘I Have Missed It Tremendously’

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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 October 14, 2021, 4:16 am By
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World Fighting League Reveals Further Details About New Organization

The newly formed World Fighting League has issued further details surrounding the pay structure for its athletes.

With the intention of evolving and elevating the sport of MMA, WFL plans …read more

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UFC's Jones suspended from longtime MMA gym

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been suspended from his longtime mixed martial arts gym, Jackson Wink MMA following his recent domestic violence arrest. …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Carano Joins ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone For ‘Terror’ Western

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Former Strikeforce headliner Gina Carano, once known as “the face of women’s MMA,” returns to the silver screen for “Terror on …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Ciryl Gane Reveals He Was 50/50 Between Entering MMA Or Boxing

UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Ciryl Gane has suggested he was close to choosing a career in boxing over mixed martial arts.

Despite only making his professional MMA debut in 2018, Gane …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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It sounds like Paul Felder has the itch to make a UFC comeback: 'I've missed it tremendously'

Historically, MMA retirements haven’t lasted too long, and it appears Paul Felder just might be the next.
It’s been only five months since Felder officially announced his retirement, but after staying …read more

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Paul Felder teases UFC comeback: “I have missed it tremendously”

Former top-10 ranked UFC lightweight Paul Felder, who is currently working as a commentator for the promotion, is teasing a UFC comeback. Felder retired from MMA back in May, saying …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Datsik—a Russian MMA wild man and brothel raiding neo-Nazi—has found a new home in boxing

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Vyacheslav Datsik, a former MMA fighter who spent time in prison for attacking sex workers at a brothel, has reinvented himself as a bareknuckle …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Manager: Cejudo Is Willing To Return Full Time After Volkanovski Fight

If Henry Cejudo does decide to make a comeback to MMA, his manager says that it would not be for a one-off.

Essentially from the moment he decided to announce his …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Shinya Aoki renews call for fight with fellow legend Yoshihiro Akiyama: 'You don't have that much time left'

Never one to hold back on his true feelings, Japanese submission ace Shinya Aoki has issued a challenge to fellow MMA legend Yoshihiro Akiyama: “Take the fight.”
Following a recent grappling …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Pena, Not Jones, Released For Domestic Violence Arrest

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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 October 13, 2021, 4:16 am By
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James 'Mooka' Barnes vs. Pedro Falcao on tap for DWCS 44

With a combined professional MMA experience of nearly two decades, James Barnes and Pedro Falcao will finally get their big chances on Oct. 19.
The pair of featherweight fighters are set …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 12:16 am By
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[UPDATE] Maycee Barber Draws New Opponent For UFC 269

[UPDATE]

Following Montana De La Rosa’s withdrawal last week, Maycee Barber will now be facing 7-1 Erin Blanchfield at UFC 269 as revealed by MMA reporter Nolan King on Tuesday.

Blanchfield …read more

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Colorado Commission Adopts Open Scoring for MMA, Boxing Bouts

Colorado will be the second state to have open scoring for combat sports events. …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Colorado adopts open scoring for combat sports

Colorado has adopted open scoring for boxing and MMA bouts which allows everyone, including the fighters, coaches and fans, to know how the judges are assessing the fight in real …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor Boasts About Being Richer Than Entire UFC Roster

Conor McGregor is back to his old self of flaunting his wealth.

McGregor is certainly the richest of MMA fighters, but he is now claiming to have more money than the …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Spinning Back Clique: Diaz vs. Luque, strawweight title picture, domestic violence in MMA, more

Check out this week’s “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts.
This week, we cover the UFC’s strawweight title …read more

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Midnight Mania! Rockhold Injured, Out Of UFC 268

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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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Stevie Ray signs with PFL, will debut in 2022 season

One year after announcing his retirement from MMA, “Braveheart” is back.
MMA Junkie today learned from two people with knowledge of the agreement that Scottish lightweight Stevie Ray (23-9) has agreed …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2021, 1:46 am By
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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards booked for UFC 269

Welterweight contenders Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal will meet on the UFC 269 pay-per-view main card on Dec. 11. MMA reporter Ariel Helwani first reported the news on Monday. …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards set for UFC 269

Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards will finally share the Octagon with one another. According to MMA reporter, Ariel Helwani, Masvidal and Edwards have agreed to fight one another at UFC …read more

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Melvin Guillard undergoes surgery for five orbital fractures following BKFC knockout loss

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“The Young Assassin” took some major damage in his most recent fight.
Bare-knuckle boxer and longtime MMA veteran Melvin Guillard shared …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Paulie Malignaggi Attributes Artem Lobov Loss To “MMA Judges”

Paulie Malignaggi is convinced that his bare-knuckle boxing loss to Artem Lobov was a direct result of the bias of “MMA judges.”

In 2019, Artem Lobov pulled off a stunning upset …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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[ARCHIVES] Chael Sonnen Walks Back Fedor “Fixed” Fight Accusations

On This Day Three Years Ago…
[ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED OCTOBER 10, 2018, 9:57 PM]
Chael Sonnen has always been one of the most vocal figures in all of MMA. He has tended to …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Poirier Sheds Light On Why He Thinks The UFC Stays Out Of Politics

Former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier explains that peace exists among MMA fighters despite political differences and various walks of life.

Dustin Poirier is not only the #1-ranked lightweight in the …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Twitter reacts to Tyson Fury's KO of Deontay Wilder in all-time boxing classic

Following some Saturday afternoon UFC action, the combat sports world turned its attention to the boxing ring for the anticipated trilogy bout between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder.
MMA fighters in …read more

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MMA legend Dan Henderson reveals what he misses most about Pride FC

TEMECULA, Calif. – Pride FC will forever be looked at fondly by MMA fans, but it’s also well remembered by the fighters who competed in the ring.
Former Pride middleweight champion …read more

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Abigail Montes sees holes in Claressa Shields' striking: 'Adapting that to MMA is difficult'

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Claressa Shields’ striking is as good as they come in boxing, but that’s not the same story when it comes to MMA according to her next opponent, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC Vegas 39 predictions

Mackenzie Dern | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Mackenzie Dern has been marked for stardom ever since she made the move from jiu-jitsu to MMA and …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! ‘Timid’ Chandler Will Shoot First

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

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Posted on October 9, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Twitter Mailbag: Is Dana White right that it's unfair for Henry Cejudo to skip featherweight line?

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:

Were Dana White’s comments …read more

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After crushing UFC release, Martin Bravo's MMA dream almost died – but now he's mounting a comeback

Martin Bravo’s demise in the UFC was one that no one saw coming.
The Mexican fighter couldn’t have had a better start in the leading MMA organization on the planet, it …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Live! UFC Vegas 39 Results & Play-By-Play!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is locked and loaded for the UFC Vegas 39 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Dern inspired by Royce, Penn, wishes to be female BJJ icon in MMA

Mackenzie Dern is set to face Marina Rodriguez on October 9. | Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

Mackenzie Dern …read more

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Derek Brunson Disputes Dern’s Claims Of An MMA Double Standard

Derek Brunson is challenging Mackenzie Dern after the strawweight insisted that women have to prove themselves in MMA more than their male counterparts.

As her headlining act against Marina Rodriguez approaches, …read more

Source:: MMANews

Midnight Mania! Khabib Doubles Down On ‘No Reason’ Ring Girls

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

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Posted on October 8, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Helwani Defends The MMA Community Against “Fake” Brendan Schaub

Ariel Helwani has taken it upon himself to defend the honor of his fellow MMA journalists and the entire MMA community against retired UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub.

Today, we bring you …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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25-year MMA veteran Johnny Eduardo released from UFC, plans to resume career: ‘I’m happy’

Johnny Eduardo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Johnny Eduardo—who has competed professionally in MMA for almost 25 years—is no longer on the UFC roster, but …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Mackenzie Dern: ‘Beautiful’ women have to prove themselves even more than men in MMA

Mackenzie Dern | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Mackenzie Dern is marching towards a shot at UFC strawweight gold after winning four straight fights in the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Junior Dos Santos' AEW debut set after latest killer segment with Dan Lambert and ATT

In case you haven’t been paying attention (and you probably haven’t because “wrestling is fake,” bro!), Dan Lambert and a host of MMA fighters from American Top Team have been …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Notebook: Scott Coker provides updates on the Paul brothers, bantamweight grand prix, ‘Big Tuna’, more

Jake Paul | Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

Scott Coker provided a lot of nuggets for the MMA news cycle on Wednesday.
The Bellator president appeared …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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WTF: Double superman slap? Watch Indian slap wrestling, bare knuckle MMA, Dambe, more

Lots of hits, and lots of misses. It’s the circle of life, Simba. I am once again asking that you show some love to our guy Jerry at Fight Commentary …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Midnight Mania! Holm Injured, Out Of Next Week’s Main Event

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

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Posted on October 7, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Holly Holm Out Of Oct. 16 Main Event Against Norma Dumont

[UPDATE]

Holly Holm is out of her October 16 main event against Norma Dumont due to a knee injury per MMA reporter Ariel Helwani. There is no word yet on if …read more

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Holly Holm out of main event fight against Norma Dumont

Holly Holm is out of her fight against Norma Dumont which was supposed to headline next week’s Fight Night card. According to MMA reporter, Ariel Helwani, Holm suffered a knee …read more

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Sabina Mazo out to show a 'new phase' of her game at UFC Fight Night 194

LAS VEGAS – Sabina Mazo feels the best has yet to come in her young MMA career.
The UFC women’s flyweight is confident fans will see a new version of her …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2021, 2:46 am By
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Mariya Agapova 'f*cked up' in taking Shana Dobson bout, details struggles prior to upset loss

LAS VEGAS – Mariya Agapova’s huge upset loss to Shana Dobson shocked the MMA community, but not her.
The UFC flyweight had a tough set of circumstances entering the fight with …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Is Mackenzie Dern the one to beat Valentina Shevchenko? Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace not ruling out champ-champ run

LAS VEGAS – Mackenzie Dern has long been expected to accomplish big things in MMA, but on the eve of her first UFC main event, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace is …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Dustin Poirier Admits Thoughts Of Retirement After McGregor Loss

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier says his loss to Conor McGregor was one of the only times in his career where he had to consider his future in MMA.

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Mackenzie Dern Says Pregnancy In “Man-Based Sport” Put Sponsors Off

UFC women’s strawweight Mackenzie Dern has opened up on the sponsors she lost during her pregnancy and hiatus from MMA in 2019.

After going 7-0 in the sport, a record which …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Flying Mouth Piece! Full DWCS 42 Results And Highlights

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Taylor Guardado reveals receiving 'terrible messages' from fans before PFL final vs. Kayla Harrison

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Despite being just four fights into her MMA career, Taylor Guardado is getting a lot of attention from the MMA world – and it’s not all good.
The …read more

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MMA Fighter Justin Thornton Dies One Month After Being KOd At BKFC 20

A veteran MMA fighter known as Justin Thornton has unfortunately passed away at 38, one month removed from losing a bare knuckle boxing match by knockout.

At BKFC 20 on …read more

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Robbery Review: Michael Page vs. Douglas Lima 2 at Bellator 267

Michael Page and Douglas Lima at Bellator 267 in London on Oct. 1, 2021 | Michael Page, MVP, Douglas Lima

Few things infuriate MMA fans …read more

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UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn hints at run for governor of Hawaii, makes his COVID-19 stance clear

B.J. Penn has a laundry list of accomplishments as an MMA fighter and is now seemingly looking to build his resume as a politician.
In an Instagram post Monday, Penn, a …read more

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'Devastated' Dillon Cleckler issues heartfelt message after death of BKFC 20 opponent Justin Thornton

Dillon Cleckler considered Justin Thornton not only an opponent but a friend.
The two Mississippi-based fighters competed against each other twice – once in MMA in 2013 and once in bare-knuckle boxing …read more

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'The rules should be the same in every state': Marc Ratner wants consistency in MMA

Inconsistency across state lines when it comes to rules in MMA competition is something that Marc Ratner would like to see changed.
Ratner, the UFC vice president of regulatory affairs and …read more

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