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Marlon Vera: Title shot justified after Dominick Cruz arrives, but Henry Cejudo can ‘get it’

Marlon Vera thinks he could get a title fight next. In August, Vera picked up the biggest victory of his career when he knocked out Dominick Cruz in the main event of UFC San Diego. The win was Vera’s fourth in a row and put him on the precipice of a title shot in the […]

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Shakur Stevenson vs. Robson Conceicao Full Fight Video Highlights

Watch Shakur Stevenson vs. Robson Conceicao in full fight video of their main event showdown on Saturday night, courtesy of multiple outlets. Stevenson vs. Conceicao took place on September 23 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ Shakur Stevenson (19-0) and Robson Conceicao (17-2) collided in the main event. The fight was broadcast live on […]

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UFC signs undefeated LFA strawweight champion Jaqueline Amorim

Jaqueline Amorim is the newest addition to the UFC strawweight division, the fighter announced on social media. The UFC has yet to announce a date and opponent for Amorim’s octagon debut. The 27-year-old Brazilian joins the promotion less than a week after defending the LFA strawweight championship in Minnesota, hitting Ashley Nichols with an armbar […]

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Who is Mikuru Asakura? MMA fighter set to face Floyd Mayweather at boxing exhibition in 2022

Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather had his first exhibition fight in December 2018 against kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa. The then 41-year-old fought at a RIZIN MMA event and knocked out the young fighter via TKO. On September 25, Mayweather will be looking to do the same against a young MMA star who is more than […]

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Beneil Dariush reveals he should serve as backup to Charles Oliveira against Islam Makhachev at UFC 280

In his perfect world, Beneil Dariush would compete for the lightweight title at UFC 280. But he will still weigh in at 155 pounds as a main event backup between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev. As he prepares for his own fight against Mateusz Gamrot on the same card on October 22, Dariush said he […]

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Sean Strickland vs. Jared Cannonier re-booked for UFC Fight Night on Dec. 17

Sean Strickland and Jared Cannonier will try again later this year. A clash between the two middleweight contenders has been rescheduled for a UFC Fight Night event on Dec. 17, MMA Fighting confirmed Tuesday following an initial report from Helen Yee. Strickland and Cannonier were originally scheduled to tangle on October 15, but the fight […]

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Former UFC fighter Elias Theodorou dies of cancer at 34

Former UFC fighter Elias Theodorou has died of cancer. He was 34 years old. MMA Fighting confirmed the news with a representative for Theodorou, following an initial report from BJPenn.com. TSN reports that Theodorou was battling stage 4 liver cancer and his diagnosis was known to few. Theodorou (19-3) was a veteran of 22 MMA […]

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Costa Releases Adesanya Fight (2020) Video Simulation

On this day two years ago, Paulo Costa had a little fun ahead of his UFC middleweight title fight against Israel Adesanya. At UFC 253, Israel Adesanya managed to silence one of his biggest detractors in the best way he knew how: punches, kicks and any combination of the two that comes his way. At […]

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Brendan Loughnane saw mental trainer, mesmerized ahead of PFL semis: ‘As a fighter you’re just looking for any advantage’

Brendan Loughnane spared no effort in his preparation for Chris Wade, including getting hypnotized. Loughnane faced Wade in a grudge match at PFL Playoffs 2, to earn a place in the 2022 PFL Finals. Despite being the underdog, the England fighter was able to control much of the action, claiming the spot in the final […]

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‘Masterclass’: Fighters react to Robert Whittaker’s win over Marvin Vettori at UFC Paris

Robert Whittaker impressed his fellow fighters on Saturday. The former UFC middleweight champion put on a masterful three-round performance against Marvin Vettori in the UFC Paris co-main event, overcoming a slow start to beat Vettori in rounds two and three. Vettori was an opponent in the game as he survived several punches and kicks to […]

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John Dodson calls Demetrious Johnson the best MMA fighter in history

John Dodson wasn’t the only flyweight trailblazer to succeed this month. Dodson’s successful bare-knuckle boxing debut with an explosive knockout last Saturday was preceded by former UFC champion Demetrious Johnson’s success the day before. “Mighty Mouse” returned to action this past weekend, knocking out Adriano Moraes with a spectacular flying knee knockout to win the […]

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Video: Raymond Daniels misses kick, nearly knocks himself out on karate fight pit

The karate fighting pit almost added one hell of a name to its hit list. Former kickboxing champion Raymond Daniels has always been one of the most entertaining figures in combat sports. Do you want proof ? Look no further than his iconic 2019 knockout of Wilker Barros in Bellator. It’s no surprise, then, that […]

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Jake Paul: KSI is a ‘smart man’ for not calling him out, teases announcement of huge upcoming fight

Jake Paul actually congratulated KSI after their two wins on Saturday, but that has nothing to do with performance. After watching his fellow YouTube star and social influencer score a pair of knockouts on the same night, Paul listened to KSI call out several potential opponents, but his name wasn’t among them. “Thin [Albaher] it […]

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Alexander Volkanovski warns of dangers of extreme Paddy Pimblett weight cuts: ‘It’s terrible for you’

Alexander Volkanovski knows all about dramatic weight loss. The UFC champ was once a rugby league player who tipped the scales at over 200lbs, a far cry from the 145lb limit he currently competes at as the No. 1 featherweight in the rankings world of MMA Fighting and the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the […]

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Geoff Neal calls for fight against Colby Covington amid welterweight division chaos

As he sits on the sidelines waiting to face a top five welterweight opponent, Geoff Neal has taken Colby Covington’s call for a fight with potential title implications on the line for the winner. . “Handz of Steel” silenced many skeptics when he delivered a striking clinic against the ever-dangerous Vicente Luque at UFC Fight […]

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Merab Dvalishvili says Jose Aldo retired after UFC 278 loss: He said, “I guess I’m done.”

The emotional moment between Merab Dvalishsvili and Jose Aldo after UFC 278 included Aldo’s retirement, Dvalishvili said on Monday. MMA hour. “When he was down and I [went] shake his hand and say, ‘Thank you so much for the fight’, and I’m going to respect him, he was down, and I tried to help him, […]

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Tony Ferguson returns to welterweight to face Li Jingliang at UFC 279

Tony Ferguson will return to welterweight for the first time in over a decade when he takes on Li Jingliang at UFC 279 on Sept. 10 in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White announced the match at the UFC 278 post-fight press conference. Currently riding a four-fight losing streak, Ferguson is eager for a chance […]

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José Aldo very confident about who he will fight for the BW title

Jose Aldo isn’t looking past his fight at UFC 278, but the former featherweight champion seems to have some thoughts on the next title fight at his current weight class. Aldo is set to face Merab Dvalishvili on the main card of UFC 278 in Salt Lake City. Should the Brazilian emerge victorious, it would […]

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Morning Report: Khamzat Chimaev not sure about title if he and Kamaru Usman win next fights: ‘The guy is scared of me’

The welterweight division will take center stage atop each of the UFC’s next two pay-per-view events. UFC 278 takes place this weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah, where 170-pound pivot Kamaru Usman returns to look for a sixth consecutive title defense as well as a second victory over Leon “Rocky” Edwards. A win for the […]

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Morning Report: Luke Rockhold thinks UFC 278 win will earn him title shot: ‘I won’t do anything else’

Luke Rockhold believes a strong performance over Paulo Costa will get him a shot at the middleweight title. This Saturday, Rockhold takes on Costa in the co-main event of UFC 278. It will be the former middleweight champion’s first fight in more than three years since his loss to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 239, and […]

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WWE’s Bobby Lashley Asked Vince McMahon About Possible UFC Fight

(This story was first published by Wrestling Junkie.) Even though Bobby Lashley is arguably in the midst of his most impressive WWE run to date, he hasn’t given up on taking on more MMA fights – and has even floated the idea of ​​a UFC fight by Vince McMahon. Lashley revealed both his desire to […]

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Sam Alvey reflects on Jake Paul fight after UFC exit, reveals past fights: ‘He was an asshole’

Sam Alvey’s time in the UFC may be over, but that doesn’t mean the 36-year-old is hanging up the gloves for good. Following his loss at UFC Vegas 59 and subsequent exit from the UFC, Alvey appeared on Wednesday’s episode of MMA hour to take stock of his career and future plans. Speaking through a […]

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Taila Santos opts against surgery after UFC 275 loss to Valentina Shevchenko

UFC flyweight contender Taila Santos won’t go under the knife after all, her manager Tiago Okamura told MMA Fighting. Santos fractured his orbital bone under his right eye after facing UFC queen Valentina Shevchenko in the third round of their title fight at UFC 275 in Singapore in June, and was advised by doctors in […]

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UFC Vegas 59 video: Mohammed Usman flattens Zac Pauga with devastating second-round knockout to win TUF title

Mohammed Usman lived up to his famous last name with a devastating knockout to finish Zac Pauga to claim The ultimate fighter championship at UFC Vegas 59 on Saturday. An underdog according to betting experts, Usman only needed a short left hook that clipped Pauga in the second round that sent him to the canvas […]

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5 fighters who could enter UFC, Bellator with wins in August

Image via Fury Fighting Championship Registration: 7-1Age: 26Weight class: FlyweightHeight: 5’8″Place of birth: HoustonNext fight: Aug. 14 vs. Joshua Thawng (5-1) at Fury FC 67 in Houston (UFC Fight Pass) Background: Paris Moran is only 26 years old, but her career in combat sports is already two decades long. At 6 years old his father […]

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Deiveson Figueiredo doubts Brandon Moreno’s evolution with the new team: ‘He never changed his game’

Deiveson Figueiredo isn’t quite ready to bury the hatchet with Brandon Moreno. At UFC 277, Moreno knocked out Kai Kara-France to claim the interim flyweight title, setting up a future fourth fight with Figueiredo. In an attempt to build the fight, the UFC brought Figueiredo into the cage during Moreno’s post-fight interview for a face-off. […]

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Hasim Rahman Jr. reacts to Jake Paul’s fight cancellation: “How’s the fight going against me when they canceled the event?”

Hasim Rahman Jr. has given his first response to the cancellation of his scheduled fight with Jake Paul. On Saturday, Paul’s management team, Most Valuabale Promotions, released a statement alleging that Rahman was not going to be able to make contract weight for the fight, and that Rahman’s assurances to do so “were not not […]

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Kamaru Usman Gets a Guest Role in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Kamaru Usman is currently preparing to defend his title against Leon Edwards in August, but just two months later he will see himself on the big screen for the first time. UFC welterweight champion set to appear in upcoming sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverwhich is due out November 11 from Marvel Studios. UFC Hall of […]

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Dana White calls out Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather talk about ‘all *** bulls’ rematch

Dana White is fed up with the Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather rematch talk. Various outlets, including Mirror Online in the UK, reported that the two combat sports superstars were continuing to negotiate a possible boxing match, which would serve as a follow-up to their August 2017 reunion, one of the most lucrative fights ever. all time. […]

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Katlyn Chookagian vs. Manon Fiorot moves to UFC 280

A pivotal flyweight match between Katlyn Chookagian and Manon Fiorot will take place a little later than originally planned. Several people familiar with the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that the fight between Chookagian and Fiorot will now take place at UFC 280 instead of UFC Paris in September. UFC 280 takes place […]

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Derek Brunson explains why Sean Strickland fight makes sense

Derek Brunson is looking for a new opponent and already has someone in mind. At 38, Brunson, a fighter out of Kill Cliff FC, lost a No. 1 contender fight in February to Jared Cannonier. The North Carolina native is now looking to get back on track against Sean Strickland. Brunson posted on Twitter calling […]

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Valentina Shevchenko rejects claims that Taila Santos reported her: ‘It’s one thing to pretend they know’ and another to ‘do it’

Valentina Shevchenko doesn’t have time to talk about being “exposed” by Taila Santos. At UFC 275, Shevchenko had one of the toughest fights of his career, narrowly edging out a split decision win over Santos. In the aftermath, a number of flyweight contenders including Maycee Barber and Casey O’Neill suggested that Santos had revealed a […]

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Alexander Volkanovski doesn’t mind UFC making interim featherweight belt: ‘It’s just going to make for a bigger fight’

Alexander Volkanovski doesn’t mind if the UFC creates an interim featherweight title. Last weekend at UFC Long Island, Yair Rodriguez defeated Brian Ortega by first-round TKO when Ortega suffered a shoulder injury in a grappling exchange. The bizarre result left the featherweight title picture hanging in the air, but afterwards UFC president Dana White said […]

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The worst injury of all time? — Chris Weidman hopes to return to the UFC by the end of the year

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman hopes to make a comeback by the end of 2022 after being sidelined for more than a year following a horrific broken bone. leg suffered at the hands of Uriah Hall at UFC 261. “All-American” has revealed that sports broadcaster ESPN will release a documentary that chronicles his road […]

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Who should Max Holloway fight next?

UFC 276 was a tough night in the office for Max Holloway as he failed to reclaim the 145-pound title he once held and suffered a third loss by Alexander Volkanovski In the process. Holloway showed his tenacity and durability in the third fight of this trilogy against the current champion, but this contest was […]

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UFC Fight Roundup: Anthony Hernandez looks to extend his winning streak against Marc-André Barriault on September 17

Fights happen quickly these days, and if you blink, you can easily miss them. In Fight Roundup, we bring you the latest reported matches to keep you up to date with what’s on the horizon. All featured fights have been officially announced or confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz, Mike Heck and Damon Martin via […]

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Jake Paul insists Conor McGregor fight will happen in future, McGregor responds: ‘You’re a flop, kid’

Jake Paul already has a lot on his plate as he works to ensure his boxing match against Hasim Rahman Jr. stays intact to fight the night. But that doesn’t mean Paul loses sight of his long-term goals. From the moment Paul got into professional boxing, a potential dance date with Conor McGregor sat at […]

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Full UFC 277 fight card confirmed with Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2 headlining

The full UFC 277 card has now been finalized with Julianna Pena fighting Amanda Nunes in a rematch that will headline the second pay-per-view card for the promotion in July. The event will take place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on July 30. Pena and Nunes will face off in the main event […]

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Mark Magsayo vs. Rey Vargas: Fight Prediction, Undercard, Odds, Start Time, Preview, Showtime Boxing

On Saturday night, WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo will be looking to prove his reign is no fluke when he takes on Rey Vargas. The action descends from the Alamodome to San Antonio (9 p.m. ET show time). Magsayo (24-0, 16 KOs) won his title in January, taking a majority decision over Gary Russell Jr. […]

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping thinks Alex Pereira ‘could be the man’ to beat Israel Adesanya

Michael Bisping thinks Alex Pereira could be the man to overthrow Israel Adesanya. Last weekend, Adesanya and Pereira fought on the main card of UFC 276, with different but similar results. In the featured main card bout, Pereira put on his best UFC showing, knocking out Sean Strickland in the first round. In the main […]

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Former Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme wins his first MMA fight after retiring from football following battle with cancer

FORMER Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme picked up the win on his Raw Grappling Championship debut. Ikeme was forced to retire from football in 2018 aged just 32 after a year-long battle with cancer. 3 Former Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme won his first grappling fightCredit: RAW Grappling Championship/Youtube 3 The 36-year-old beats fellow Briton Fuad AhmedCredit: […]

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UFC Fight Pass Invitational 2 Results

International Fight Week 2022 will end on Sunday with the second UFC Fight Pass Invitational. The UFC Fight Pass Invitational 2 will be a four-team Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament with elimination rules. Teams will consist of four competitors, with the winning team receiving a cash prize of $25,000. UFC Fight Pass Invitational 2 will air live […]

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Eugene Bareman impressed by Max Holloway: ‘Max showed me, in that second fight, something I didn’t think he was capable of’

Alexander Volkanovski’s trainer, Eugene Bareman, admits he was impressed by Max Holloway. This Saturday, Volkanovski takes on Holloway in a featherweight title trilogy fight as the co-main event of UFC 276, and having already spent 50 minutes training him against him, Bareman acknowledges that Holloway has impressed him. by its improvements between fights. “I will […]

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Cain Velasquez plea hearing postponed; civil lawsuit filed against Harry Goularte alleging sexual assault of a minor child

Cain Velasquez will wait until August 19 for the plea hearing in his attempted murder case in California. Meanwhile, a civil lawsuit has been filed against Harry Goularte, the man accused of sexually assaulting the former UFC heavyweight champion’s son. The latest delay in Velasquez’s criminal case comes with another scheduled August 5 court date […]

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Max Holloway on the Alexander Volkanovski trilogy fight at UFC 276: “Let’s bring balance back to the world”

When Max Holloway meets UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski for the third time this Saturday at UFC 276, it will be a special occasion in more ways than one. Holloway will not only become the first UFC fighter to fight for a belt in a trilogy where he is already down 0-2, the UFC 276 […]

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UFC Vegas 57 bonus: Mateusz Gamrot and Arman Tsarukyan win Fight of the Night, trio of performance bonuses awarded

Arman Tsarukyan will have another $50,000 to console himself. The 25-year-old lightweight prospect came up short at UFC Vegas 57, losing a unanimous decision to Mateusz Gamrot in the main event. Afterwards, Tsarukyan was visibly upset and he expressed his frustration with the verdict in his post-fight interview, but he has no reason to be […]

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Missed Fists: Vasily ‘The Dumpling’ Kamotsky defeats Zuluzinho in glorified staring contest

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we spotlight fights from around the world that may have been overlooked in these turbulent times when it seems like there’s an MMA show on every other day. Last weekend, everyone was talking about The Match. Two industry giants who have shared the combat sports scene […]

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier makes it clear he doesn’t care if ‘fantastic little fighter’ Sean O’Malley wins or loses

Daniel Cormier isn’t as interested in Sean O’Malley as the rising bantamweight prospect thinks he is. Speaking to Cormier on his podcast recently, O’Malley told the former UFC light heavyweight titleholder how annoyed he was listening to comments from his rewatch fights. O’Malley went on to say that “deep down” he thinks Cormier just wants […]

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Jiri Prochazka shocked by the massive welcome back in the Czech Republic: “It was moving”

Jiri Prochazka had no idea what kind of reception awaited him back home in the Czech Republic following his thrilling submission of Glover Teixeira at UFC 275. But a raucous scene with thousands upon thousands of his countrymen and compatriots thronging the town square to celebrate the first Czech champion in UFC history? “I didn’t […]

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Donald Cerrone vs. Joe Lauzon UFC Austin late scratch

UFC fans will have to wait a little longer to see the match between Donald Cerrone and Joe Lauzon. Several people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that due to health issues, Lauzon will no longer be able to compete in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC Austin fight card. […]

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Zabit Magomedsharipov issues statement on retirement, cites lost fights and health issues

Zabit Magomedsharipov appears to be in good spirits as he puts his fighting days behind him. It was reported Wednesday that the former UFC featherweight contender informed the promotion of his decision to retire and Magomedsharipov confirmed the news Thursday via a statement on Instagram. In the statement, Magomedsharipov cited “fighting disruptions and then health […]

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Ultimate Fighter 30 Results: Jordan Heiderman vs. Chandler Cole

Jordan Heiderman survived opposition to punch his ticket to the Ultimate Fighter 30 heavyweight semi-finals. In Episode 7’s featured bout, Heiderman (5-0) used the “sudden victory” period to blast away Chandler Cole (8-3)* with the ground and the pound. TUF 30 the fights are scheduled in two rounds, but the scorecards were tied after two, […]

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Curtis Blaydes shares surprising prediction for Sean O’Malley vs. Pedro Munhoz UFC 276 fight

Curtis Blaydes has advanced his prediction for the long-awaited UFC 276 fight between “Sugar” Sean O’Malley and Pedro Munhoz. Many in the MMA community see this as the big opportunity for the 27-year-old O’Malley to break into the top ten at bantamweight by beating an incredibly tough veteran fighter. Sean O’Malley is considered one of […]

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Jack Della Maddalena takes anti-Sean O’Malley approach to UFC career: ‘I always want to fight the best person I can’

Jack Della Maddalena knows there’s no right or wrong way to approach a career in the UFC. Bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley has spoken openly about how much money he makes compared to the level of competition he faces and why it doesn’t make much sense for him to seek out top contenders without being paid […]

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Alan Belcher reveals UFC stopped him from boxing Roy Jones Jr. card in 2006: ‘Dana White thought it was a dumb idea’

Alan Belcher was proudly a jack-of-all-trades during his mixed martial arts career, but he actually entertained a crossover fight in boxing right after joining the UFC roster. The 38-year-old veteran was already one of MMA’s hottest prospects when he signed with the UFC in 2006, but with an amateur boxing background he received an intriguing […]

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Ultimate Fighter 30 Results: Juliana Miller vs. Claire Guthrie

Juliana Miller has earned a spot in The Ultimate Fighter 30 semi-finals and took some revenge in the process. In the best fight of the season so far, Miller (2-1) won a unanimous decision over Claire Guthrie (3-1)* after three rounds of fast-paced action. The two previously fought at an Invicta FC event in May […]

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All About Biniyam Shibre’s MMA Fighting Career

In 90 day fiance Season 9, Biniyam ‘Bini’ Shibre tells his fiancée, Ariela ‘Ari’ Weinberg, that now that he is in the United States, he wants to pursue his dream of becoming an MMA fighter. Although Ariela doesn’t really like to train more than four hours a day, she does everything to support her passion. […]

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Combate Global picks, live stream, how to watch, fight card: Morales vs. Gonzales prediction, TV channel, time

Combate Global signed former UFC fighter Leonardo Morales to an exclusive multi-fight deal in January 2020, but between the pandemic and a few losses in La Jaula, Morales will still be looking for his first win when he does. headline Friday night. Morales will face Marlon Gonzales, who will fight his first professional fight since […]

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Dustin Poirier warns Michael Chandler against ‘dangerous’ confrontations with himself and Conor McGregor, Chandler fires back

Dustin Poirier recently gave his take on Michael Chandler, and Chandler didn’t wait long to fire back. After Chandler’s incredible knockout of Tony Ferguson at UFC 274, the former Bellator champion didn’t feel like he got the respect he deserved from Poirier when he first signed with the UFC – which led “Iron” to say […]

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The Ultimate Fighter 30 Results: Bobby Maximus vs. Eduardo Perez

Eduardo Perez took care of the cases against the oldest competitor in the history of The ultimate fighter. Team No. 1 pick Amanda Nunes showed her all-around game against a bold Bobby Maximus, finally putting him out with a fierce pitch before the end of the first round. At first, Maximus controlled the larger Perez […]

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Benson Henderson no longer competes with his infamous toothpick out of concern for his kids: ‘I’m afraid they’ll copy me’

Parenthood is one of the greatest responsibilities anyone can face – and it seems that with four young children at home, Benson Henderson has put aside some of his wayward habits. Henderson, the former UFC and WEC lightweight champion, is well known for fighting and training with a toothpick in his mouth. The habit first […]

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Fight Roundup: Danyelle Wolf set for UFC debut, Jimmie Rivera makes first BKFC appearance on June 24

Fights happen quickly these days, and if you blink, you can easily miss them. In Fight Roundup, we bring you the latest reported matches to keep you up to date with what’s on the horizon. All featured fights have been officially announced or confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz, Mike Heck and Damon Martin via […]

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Glover Teixeira reflects on retirement ahead of UFC 275 title defense

Glover Teixeira knows he can’t fight forever, but that doesn’t mean he’s putting an expiration date on his career. Ahead of his first title defense as light heavyweight champion at UFC 275, the 42-year-old Brazilian recently said his “perfect plan” would be to defeat Jiri Prochazka on June 11 and then fight for retirement. at […]

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Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2 announced as UFC 277 main event

Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes have a rematch date. During the UFC Vegas 55 broadcast on Saturday, the UFC announcement the two will headline UFC 277, which takes place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on July 30. Peña pulled off one of MMA’s biggest upsets at UFC 269 in December when she submitted […]

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Michel Pereira reveals DUI case in Las Vegas, says it won’t affect UFC Vegas 55 co-main

UFC welterweight Michel Pereira is dealing with a DUI case in Las Vegas, MMA Fighting has learned. The incident will not affect his upcoming fight with Santiago Ponzinibbio, which is set to be the co-main event of UFC Vegas 55 on Saturday at UFC APEX. Speaking to MMA Fighting on Wednesday, Pereira said the situation […]

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‘He wasted his life’: Veteran defense attorneys weigh Cain Velasquez’s chances in court

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is facing several legal hurdles to avoid a significant prison sentence in his attempted murder case, according to legal experts. Velasquez’s best chance may be to reach a plea deal or, in the event of a trial, push for a hung jury that forces a new trial, multiple experts […]

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PFL boss hails league format for bringing ‘compelling product’ to MMA

Exclusive: PFL CEO Peter Murray hopes the promotion’s unique league concept and focus on technology can make it a co-leader in MMA. Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now Kayla Harrison re-signs with the PFL Never before had a league format been implemented in MMA until PFL introduced the concept […]

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Michael Chandler explains why he has ‘no interest’ in fighting Dustin Poirier: ‘I forgot about it’

Michael Chandler responded to Dustin Poirier’s recent tweet about him and also explained why he didn’t call Poirier after his UFC 274 win – it was just a case of loss of sight, loss of mind . After Chandler viciously knocked out Tony Ferguson in last Saturday’s featured fight in Phoenix, he cut a big […]

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Tony Ferguson hits back at ‘hiding’ Dustin Poirier, ‘fake’ Conor McGregor

Tony Ferguson is less than 48 hours away from the ugliest knockout of his career, but he’s already back to trading snaps on social media with his peers. On Monday, Ferguson took to Twitter to address UFC stars Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, two fighters who had something to say about what happened at UFC […]

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PFL 3 weigh-in video, results: Two-time champ Ray Cooper III misses weight by 5.4lbs

MMA Fighting has a PFL 3 weigh-in video for Friday’s event at the Esports Arena in Arlington, Texas. In the main event, two-time PFL tournament champion Kayla Harrison takes on Marina Mokhnatkina in a lightweight contest. The women’s lightweight and welterweight divisions both have their first chance to earn points for Season 4. Two-time welterweight […]

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Sean O’Malley vs. Pedro Munhoz targeted for UFC 276

UFC bantamweight star Sean O’Malley is set to face ranked opposition in his next octagon outing with a meeting against vet Pedro Munhoz targeted for UFC 276. Several people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that verbal agreements are in place for the match with fight agreements expected to be […]

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UFC 275 poster released featuring Glover Teixeira and Valentina Shevchenko title fights, Zhang vs. Joanna 2

Glover Teixeira and Valentina Shevchenko close the championship season. The light heavyweight and flyweight champions wrap up a streak of six UFC title fights in three months at UFC 275 and an official poster for the event was released on Sunday. See below: Your #UFC275 the poster has arrived [ Sun. Jun 12 | Tickets […]

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Francis Ngannou confident he can defy the odds and knock out Tyson Fury: ‘It’s not easy, but possible’

Francis Ngannou remains confident that he will fight Tyson Fury, and when he does, he plans to shock the world. Last weekend, Fury maintained his unbeaten professional boxing record with a sensational sixth-round knockout of Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in England. After the fight, Fury doubled down on his statement that he would retire […]

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Casey O’Neill out of UFC 276 fight against Jessica Eye due to torn ACL

Casey O’Neill will likely miss the rest of 2022. The top flyweight prospect announced Thursday that she was forced to pull out of her scheduled UFC 276 fight against Jessica Eye after suffering a torn ACL in training. “I’ve spent the last 7 days trying to keep going but it’s just not possible with a […]

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Midnight Mania! ‘Chicken’ Canelo applauds Usman’s manager, ‘Who the f—k?’

Welcome to Midnight Mania! The last few years have really taught UFC fighters that there’s a lot of money in boxing. Conor McGregor really started the trend with his ‘Money’ fight against Floyd Mayweather, but Tyron Woodley’s career high payday against freaking Jake Paul has set off alarm bells in many athletes’ heads. Fast forward […]

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Ben Rothwell signs with BKFC after parting ways with UFC

Ben Rothwell will take off the gloves for his next fight after signing a deal to join the BKFC roster. The veteran heavyweight announced his signing during MMA hour Monday after being released from the UFC in March after he was originally scheduled to face Alexander Gustafsson in May. Rothwell, 40, has faced a long […]

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UFC Vegas 52 video: Charles Jourdain pulls off a one-armed guillotine choke to knock out Lando Vannata in the first round

Charles Jourdain prefers to strike with his opponents but is more than happy to show off his grappling game when the time comes. The Canadian proved that at UFC Vegas 52 after landing a knockdown on Lando Vannata before pulling off a one-armed guillotine choke to get the tap just 2:32 into the first round. […]

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Jarred Brooks Says His Fighting Family Brought Him To MMA

Like any impressionable kid, Jarred Brooks fought back after seeing his dad do it. The ONE Championship No. 2 strawweight contender says his love of fighting started with his family. “The Monkey God” saw his father, uncle, and great-uncle all become Indiana state wrestling champions. In an interview with The Fight Library, Brooks mentioned that […]

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Clay Collard determined to avenge controversial Raush Manfio loss: ‘I’m coming for this fool’

Let’s bet Clay Collard hasn’t forgotten his first fight with Raush Manfio. Collard and Manfio met in the semi-finals of the 2021 PFL Qualifiers and it was Manfio who left the SmartCage with a show of hands after taking a controversial unanimous decision. Making the result even more exciting for Collard, Manfio won the lightweight […]

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Who is Daniel Kinahan, the MMA and boxing advisor thanked by Mounir Lazzez during UFC Fight Night: Luque vs Muhammad?

Daniel Kinahan is a notorious crime syndicate boss and alleged puppeteer figure in the world of boxing and MMA. Kinahan is also the co-founder of MTK Global, an event management and promotion company representing approximately 250 combat athletes. The Irish gang leader recently made headlines after the US government imposed financial sanctions on him on […]

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Corey Anderson Reveals Advice Daniel Cormier Gave Him That Changed His Career Trajectory Forever

Corey Anderson was lost. After a knockout of future UFC champion Jan Blachowicz halted the momentum he was building towards his own title, the formerultimate fighter The winner was at a turning point in his career when he was asked to help Daniel Cormier prepare for his upcoming trilogy fight against Stipe Miocic. After boot […]

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Video: UFC releases official trailer for Oliveira vs. Gaethje, Namajunas vs. Esparza 2 at UFC 274

Champions Charles Oliveira and Rose Namajunas are next. Two titles are on the line at UFC 274, with lightweight champion Oliveira defending against perennial contender Justin Gaethje in the main event, and strawweight champion Rose Namajunas facing Carla Esparza in a rematch against the woman. who beat her to become the UFC’s first 115-pounder. defending […]

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Ryan Garcia vs. Emmanuel Tagoe Full Fight Video Highlights

Watch Ryan Garcia vs. Emmanuel Tagoe in full fight highlights from Saturday night’s main event clash, courtesy of DAZN. Ryan Garcia (22-0) made his highly anticipated return to the ring against Emmanuel Tagoe (32-2) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. It was a non-title fight. Watch all the highlights from the fight below. For […]

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Man brutally murders teen while ‘playing’ MMA fight

Kevin Murray, 34, horrifically murdered 19-year-old Kirk Allan, then sent a video to his friends to show what he did. In July 2020, police found Allan’s body on the floor of Murray’s home in Helensburgh, Argyll, Scotland, after friends reported his horrific crime. Murray struck Allan with a meat cleaver, then choked, pepper sprayed, tied […]

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UFC middleweight Rodolfo Vieira cleared to resume career after cerebral angiogram

Rodolfo Vieira was kicked out of a UFC 270 clash with Wellington Turman in January after brain tests detected what appeared to be an anomaly, but will continue to fight MMA following his latest health alert. Vieira posted on his social media on Tuesday that he was at AdventHealth Orlando in Florida for a cerebral […]

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Video: Watch Bellator’s inaugural event with Jorge Masvidal, Eddie Alvarez

Last weekend marked the 12th anniversary of Bellator’s first-ever event and the promotion celebrated by releasing the entire show to YouTube. Bellator 1 took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, and was the start of not only the promotion itself, but also a pair of tournaments featuring several notable […]

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Aljamain Sterling reacts to Will Smith and Jorge Masvidal situations: ‘I understand. I don’t agree with that but I understand’

Aljamain Sterling thinks Will Smith and Jorge Masvidal were irrelevant, but he can at least understand the impetus. The end of March was a big one when it came to physical altercations. Just in the past few weeks, Jorge Masvidal was arrested for allegedly assaulting Colby Covington outside a Miami restaurant, then actor Will Smith […]

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Kelvin Gastelum injured, UFC 273 fight with Dricus du Plessis canceled

Kelvin Gastelum is no longer fighting at UFC 273. The veteran UFC middleweight has pulled out of his scheduled fight against Dricus du Plessis on Friday after suffering an undisclosed injury, the UFC has announced. MMA Fighting has confirmed the news. Gastelum was originally scheduled to fight promising contender Nassourdin Imavov at UFC 273 before […]