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MMA: Khabib Nurmagomedov to attend One Championship event in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Mixed martial arts organization One Championship will welcome MMA royalty on January 14, with Khabib Nurmagomedov set to attend his Heavy Hitters event at Singapore Indoor Stadium. Nurmagomedov, 33, retired in October 2020 as the lightweight champion of US MMA giant Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The Russian ended his career with a perfect […]

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MMA Junkie’s fight of the month for December 2021: Cruz against Munhoz

At first, things looked grim for former bantamweight champion Cruz. But somehow he overcame great adversity in the opening minutes to rally and dominate Munhoz en route to a unanimous decision victory. The first round was action-packed, with the most damage triggered by the hands of Munhoz, who knocked Cruz out and knocked down on […]

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Katie Taylor: Claressa Shields trying MMA was an ‘admirable challenge’ but ‘love for her to focus on boxing now’

Claressa Shields took a huge risk when she decided to split her time between boxing and MMA while still at the peak of a career as a boxing champion which saw her win two Olympic gold medals and professional titles in three weight categories. It remains to be seen whether this risk will pay off. […]

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Ryan Spann vs. Ion Cutelaba for UFC event on February 26

Two of the light and heavy trucks will collide in early 2022. A clash between Ryan Spann and Ion Cutelaba was signed for the UFC Fight Night event on February 26. MMA Fighting confirmed the news Thursday following an initial report from MMA Island. Spann (19-7) will be looking to bounce back from a top-down […]

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RIZIN Champion Roberto Satoshi Hosts ‘F * Cking Cool’ Fight with Bellator’s Patricky Pitbull

RIZIN and Bellator have co-promoted several times in the past, at one point creating an opportunity for Kyoji Horiguchi to become a two-company champion. Roberto Satoshi, champion in Japan, also wants to participate. The jiu-jitsu ace is due to defend his lightweight title at RIZIN’s New Years Eve show in Saitama, against former title holder […]

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How many laps are there in MMA? Fight duration, rules and distance for championship and untitled fights

Mixed martial arts are taking the world by storm, but what are the rules for fighting inside the cage? Mixed martial arts quickly became one of the greatest sports in the world and produced some memorable encounters. The likes of Bellator and the UFC have grown into global brands, with some of its fighters becoming […]

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Unopened Christmas Present from Cormier by Brock Lesnar (2018)

In April 2018, Daniel Cormier was aiming for champion status with another giveaway awaiting him with a victory other than a second world title. Ahead of UFC 226, Cormier and then-era heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic were both teased with the possibility that the winner of their fight could face Brock Lesnar next. That possibility seemed […]

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UFC veteran Michel Prazeres retires after receiving 4-year suspension for second doping violation

UFC veteran Michel Prazeres has been sentenced to a four-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency following a second UFC anti-doping policy violation. USADA officials announced the news Thursday. “Prazeres suffered his first violation after testing positive for boldenone and serving a two-year suspension from March 9, 2019,” USADA officials wrote. “Prazeres, 40, tested […]

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Best of Bellator MMA in 2021: Sergio Pettis wins Knockout of the Year with shocking finish from Kyoji Horiguchi

Every fighting fan loves a knockout. That ultimate moment of finality in a fight that can come out of nowhere, ending a dominant performance or snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. This year there have been plenty of knockouts in the Bellator cage, ranging from championship fights to shocking results on the undercard. There […]

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Report: Chael Sonnen detained over multiple citations for battery in alleged Las Vegas hotel altercation

UFC and Bellator veteran Chael Sonnen has reportedly been arrested by police following an alleged altercation at a Las Vegas hotel. TMZ reports that Sonnen, 44, was arrested by police on Saturday evening and received five summons for assault and battery. Sonnen was not arrested, although TMZ’s report also includes video of what appears to […]

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Roberto Soldic: Mamed Khalidov’s call to Cageside was a matter of “respect”, seeks double KSW champion status

Roberto Soldic is on his way to achieving legendary status in KSW and he now has the chance to emerge a certified one. “Robocop” challenges middleweight champion Mamed Khalidov (35-7-2) in the KSW 65 main event in Gliwice, Poland on Saturday. A win would make Soldic (19-3) a two-division champion as he brought the promotion […]

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UFC Fight Night 199’s Amanda Lemos explains why she stayed with MMA

Although she almost stepped away from the sport before her UFC debut, Amanda Lemos is going strong and climbing quickly in the strawweight standings. In back-to-back first-round saves, Lemos will look to end her 2021 campaign with her third win of the year when she takes on Angela Hill on the main card at UFC […]

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UFC 270 Main Card Set with Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane, Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 2, Greg Hardy

The lineup is set for UFC’s first pay-per-view main card in 2022. UFC 270 takes place on January 22 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., Headlining a heavyweight championship unification fight between undisputed defending champion Francis Ngannou and interim defending champion. Ciryl Gane. In the main co-event, flyweight champion Brandon Moreno meets Deiveson Figueiredo […]

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LFA 120 results: Daiqkwon Buckley spoils former NBA player Royce White’s MMA debut

A former NBA first-round pick made his MMA debut on Royce White, the 16th pick in the 2012 Houston Rockets Draft, faced Daiqkwon Buckley LFA 120 Friday night at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota. In the end, Buckley spoiled White’s much-anticipated debut with a grinding style against a much taller opponent […]

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Chris Curtis wants Dusko Todorovic to fight to avenge the loss of his friend Maki Pitolo

Chris Curtis has a little revenge in mind. The affable veteran – now 2-0 in the UFC after a TKO victory over Brendan Allen last Saturday at UFC Vegas 44 – paid close attention to another middleweight fight on the same card with his friend and partner training Maki Pitolo and Dusko Todorovic. In the […]

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Morning report: Ciryl Gane plans to ‘manage power’ for Francis Ngannou, interested in Jon Jones fight in 2022

2021 is almost over, which means the heavyweight title fight between current champion Francis Ngannou and interim champion Ciryl Gane is fast approaching. And with UFC 270 looming, the interim champ feels very good about his chances of becoming the undisputed baddest man on the planet early in his career. “I just started the sport, […]

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Chris Curtis finds Brendan Allen’s rivalry with teammate Sean Strickland “bizarre”, plans to end Allen at UFC Vegas 44

Chris Curtis is somewhat familiar with UFC Vegas 44 opponent Brendan Allen, given that Curtis’ close friend and teammate Sean Strickland has already defeated him. Allen has called for a rematch with Strickland since his third round loss by TKO in November 2020. Curtis will now step in to face Allen on short notice this […]

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Ritu Phogat vs Stamp Fairtex, fight times, location, streaming details

The stakes will be high when Indian mixed martial arts (MMA) star Ritu Phogat meets Stamp Fairtex in the Women’s ONE Atomic Weight World Championship final on Friday, December 3rd. The upcoming fight is part of the Winter Warriors map of the ONE Championships. The highly anticipated bout will take place at Singapore Indoor Stadium […]

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Israel head coach Adesanya explains why he lost respect for “Hollywood” Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team

Eugene Bareman would love to see Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team go back to their old ways. Baremen, the head coach of many top fighters including UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, isn’t usually the type to call someone out for anything. One of his fighters, Brad Riddell, is set to face Rafael Fiziev in the […]

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

The ultimate fighter Veteran Jake Heun has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison after being convicted of drug trafficking in Australia. News of Heun’s conviction and conviction was first reported by the Daily Mail, which added that the fighter will likely only spend just over three years behind bars due to the time […]

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Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Jr. Full Fight Video Highlights

Watch Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Jr. the full fight video from their main event above, courtesy of DAZN. Lopez vs. Kambosos Jr. took place on November 27 at the Hulu Theater in New York, New York. Teofimo Lopez (16-1) put his WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight belts on the line against George Kambosos Jr. […]

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Tyson Fury threatens to ‘reverse’ Jake and Logan Paul

Tyson Fury is caught in the crossfire of his stepbrother’s next fight. While it’s Tommy Fury – a reality TV star with a 7-0 boxing record – who is set to fight Jake Paul (4-0, 3 KOs) on December 18 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, on Showtime pay- on-sight, Tyson couldn’t avoid having some […]

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Matt Mitrione considers himself ‘done with MMA’ ahead of Triller Triad debut

Matt Mitrione is ready to leave the cage fight. The heavyweight veteran announced on Wednesday the MMA time that he will likely be finished competing in MMA as he prepares for his mixed rule fight with Alexander Flores at Saturday’s Triller’s Triad Combat event, which takes place this Saturday at Globe Life Field in Arlington, […]

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Gabi Garcia: ‘No Chance’ Kayla Harrison beats Cris Cyborg in MMA

Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend Gabi Garcia believes Kayla Harrison is “all bark and bite free” and seriously doubts the Olympic legend will ever agree to face Cris Cyborg in an MMA cage. Harrison, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo, became a free agent in MMA after winning her second PFL lightweight tournament in 2021 and […]

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Chael Sonnen plays matchmaker role for Khamzat Chimaev, not in favor of fights with Kamaru Usman or Gilbert Burns

Chael Sonnen has experience in getting the promotional push for the UFC and uses that past knowledge to determine what Khamzat Chimaev’s next move should be. Chimaev – the No.10 ranked welterweight in the MMA Fighting World Rankings – continues to generate huge hype and excitement after his first round destruction of Li Jingliang at […]

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Combate Global’s Choice, Live Stream, How To Watch, Fight Card: Graniel Vs Ibarra Predictions By MMA Insider

After hosting a tournament in its lightweight division last week, Combate Global will return to its traditional format on Friday with five exciting fights across multiple weight classes. Gerardo Graniel versus Ernesto Ibarra, a pair of Mexican prospects with impressive records as professionals, will headline the show. You can stream the action live on Paramount […]

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Jorge Masvidal targets Leon Edwards in March: “If he says no, then he’s Colby’s asshole”

Jorge Masvidal wants to fight Leon Edwards in March after an undisclosed injury forced him to withdraw from their scheduled fight at UFC 269. Motivated by what he said is “duty” and “integrity”, Edwards is Masvidal’s first target, but he will move on to another top-five opponent, with Colby Covington as the first pick. “Yes […]

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Report: Pro MMA fighter charged with aggravated murder and assault for allegedly killing doctor after dispute over vaccination

A professional MMA fighter faces serious charges after allegedly killing a doctor following a debate over COVID-19 vaccinations. According to several reports from Guam, including the Pacific Daily News, Akmal Khozhiev has been charged with aggravated murder and aggravated assault for allegedly stabbing 44-year-old doctor Miran Rabati. According to reports, Guam police responded to a […]

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ATT fighters at the Bellator MMA in South Florida

South Florida’s top US team will be well represented when Bellator MMA 271 is at Hard Rock Live Friday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino near Hollywood in South Florida. Romain Faraldo, Mahmoud Fawzy, Valerie Loureda and Cody Law fight over the map at Hard Rock Live, about 23 miles south of American […]

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Kyle Daukaus vs. Roman Dolidze removed from UFC Vegas 42 card

A middleweight bout between Kyle Daukaus and Roman Dolidze has been removed from Saturday’s upcoming UFC Vegas 42 card to be held at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Several sources confirmed to MMA Fighting that the COVID-19 protocols linked to the Dolidze camp were ultimately the reason the fight was called off. Unfortunately, due to […]

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Carla Esparza congratulates Rose Namajunas on her victory and adds “it will be an honor to come back when you are ready”

Carla Esparza is still hoping she gets the next strawweight title shot after Rose Namajunas took the win over Zhang Weili at UFC 268. Before Saturday night, Esparza was already considered the division’s No.1 contender, but the UFC opted to give Zhang an immediate rematch against Namajunas after suffering a head butt in their first […]

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Bo Nickal hits devastating knockout punch in second amateur MMA fight

From the moment he declared his intention to do MMA in 2019, Bo Nickal instantly became a prospect to watch. And so far, through two amateur fights, he is delivered. Nickal, the former Penn State University wrestling star, won Friday at Island Fights 70 with a knockout with a punch, dropping opponent Billy Goode with […]

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Kickboxing star Alex Pereira “doesn’t worry” about Israel Adesanya ahead of UFC 268 debut, says champion should be

Former GLORY Two-Division Champion Alex Pereira first enters the UFC Octagon this Saturday to take on Andreas Michailidis in New York City, but most of the pre-fight narrative will focus on the fact that he had two victories in kickboxing against the current UFC middleweight champion. Israel Adesanya. “Poatan” knows this, but pays no attention […]

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Dana White: If Amanda Nunes fought Kayla Harrison’s opponents, it would be “maybe the first death in MMA”

UFC president Dana White continues to downplay the talents of two-time PFL champion Kayla Harrison. In an interview Tuesday with Yahoo! Sports, White said Harrison’s run in the tournament-based promotion did not prove her to be a world-class competitor. “Kayla Harrison hasn’t fought anyone yet,” White said. “She didn’t fight anyone. Let me put Amanda […]

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Dan Hardy doesn’t regret calling Herb Dean at UFC Fight Island 3 despite subsequent fallout

Confusion and misunderstanding remains about Dan Hardy and Herb Dean’s verbal showdown at UFC Fight Island 3, according to Hardy. But the former UFC commentator still doesn’t regret his actions that day. “My main goal is for the fighters to be protected, and he’s always present at regular events and he always makes mistakes,” Hardy […]

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Fright of the Night II: Ranking October’s Scariest Combat Sports Injury (Again!)

(DISCLAIMER: Graphic images and videos throughout this article) Happy Halloween everyone! It’s that time of year again. The moment I scour the internet looking for the scariest injuries in combat sports that took place during the month of October and compile them into a list for your viewing pleasure (or disgust ??? … I’m sorry) […]

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UFC 267 video: Lerone Murphy flattens Makwan Amirkhani with brutal knockout to the knee

A slow start gave way to a fantastic end for Lerone Murphy at UFC 267. After spending most of the first round on his back, Murphy made a necessary adjustment with the advice of his coaches in the corner as he came out ready to stop Makwan Amirkhani’s next takedown attempt. As soon as “Mr. […]

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Vinicius de Oliveira wants to impress Dana White on second recording of “Lookin ‘For A Fight”: “UFC needs someone like me”

Vinicius de Oliveira pledges to wow UFC President Dana White in Abu Dhabi. “Lok Dog” won the UAE Warriors bantamweight title with a decisive victory over Sultan Zholdoshbekov in January, but did not impress White enough that night when the UFC chief turned his “Lookin ‘For” schedule. A Fight “. Returning to Abu Dhabi as […]

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Calvin Kattar vs. Giga Chikadze set to headline January 15 UFC event

A massive featherweight fight is set to headline the UFC’s first scheduled event in 2022. Several people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that a clash between Calvin Kattar and Giga Chikadze will take place during the five-round main event on the UFC fight card on January 15 at a […]

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UFC 270 fight card: Ngannou vs. Gane to headline with two title fights

A UFC heavyweight title unifier between undisputed champion Francis Ngannou and interim title holder Ciryl Gane is official for UFC 270 on January 22. The promotion announced the headliner a la carte at the UFC Vegas 41 Main Card on Saturday, confirming that Ngannou vs. Gane will take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, […]

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TJ Laramie announces his withdrawal from UFC 268 due to MRSA infection

For the second time this year, TJ Laramie has been forced out of a fight. The UFC featherweight announced on Friday that he was withdrawing from his next bout with Melsik Baghdasaryan scheduled for UFC 268 in New York on November 6 after being diagnosed with MRSA (Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection. methicillin). Laramie broke the […]

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Nate Diaz teases interest in Tony Ferguson fight, Conor McGregor responds

Nate Diaz has another fan favorite in his sights. On Friday, the welterweight star tweeted an image of former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, possibly hinting at a future clash between the two. Although Diaz’s tweet did not come with a caption, the image alone elicited an immediate reaction from several fighters on social […]

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Cynthia Calvillo replaces Jessica Eye and takes on Andrea Lee at UFC event on November 13

Jessica Eye was forced out of her next fight on November 13 after the former flyweight title contender was recently hospitalized with an illness. With Eye sidelined, Cynthia Calvillo has been chosen as a replacement and now she will face Andrea Lee in the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in November. Multiple sources confirmed the […]

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UFC bantamweight Irwin Rivera released after attempted murder charges

Irwin Rivera has been released from custody after being granted parole by a Florida judge following the UFC bantamweight arrest in January. Rivera was released Tuesday afternoon in Florida following a Monday court ruling that saw a judge approve the fighter’s not guilty plea on grounds of insanity. MMA Fighting has confirmed release with the […]

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Jessica Eye reveals she was hospitalized, likely due to upcoming fight with Andrea Lee

Jessica Eye will likely have to wait until a later date for her next fight after revealing she was admitted to hospital last weekend after falling ill. The former flyweight title contender is set to face Andrea Lee in the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Las Vegas on November 13. “[This past Thursday], I […]

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Dominick Cruz buries the hatchet with Monster, “completely open” to charity combat with Hans Molenkamp

After talking to Monster and Hans Molenkamp, ​​Dominick Cruz feels much better about his relationship with the longtime sponsor and his rep. That said, the offer he made after his last fight is on the table. “I’m still completely open to a charity fight with Hans Molenkamp,” Cruz said Wednesday on MMA time. ” It’s […]

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UFC Vegas 40 Predictions – MMA Fighting

There’s no coating: UFC Vegas 40 is a weak card, at least in terms of name recognition and implications for the contestants. In fact, this is not entirely true. The de facto main event starring Aspen Ladd and Norma Dumont – reunited following Holly Holm’s injury withdrawal – could actually produce a UFC title challenger, […]

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Tommy Fury opens as lightweight favorite over Jake Paul in potential boxing match

Jake Paul would be an underdog for the first time in his fighting career if he faced Tommy Fury as his next opponent. While talks are still underway for a possible showdown between YouTube celebrity-turned-boxer and the younger brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, the opening odds for the fight have now been released courtesy […]

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Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 3 official for UFC 270 in January

The flyweight title fight trilogy between Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo is now official for the upcoming UFC 270 pay-per-view on January 22. UFC officials announced the news on Wednesday. Originally, Moreno and Figueiredo were scheduled to face each other on UFC 269 in December, but the promotion chose to push the title fight back […]

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Dan Hardy: “Not a good look” for UFC as fighters begging for money, everyone “scrambling for leftovers”

While the UFC continues to boast record profits since the start of the global pandemic, the promotion still faces a lot of bad eyes when it comes to paychecks handed out to fighters. While compensation for fighters has been a constantly debated topic, UFC owner and Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel recently hit back at these […]

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James Krause laments coaching error in Tim Elliott’s loss to UFC Vegas 39 that will ‘haunt me’

James Krause takes some of the blame for Tim Elliott’s latest loss. On the main card at UFC Vegas 39 on Saturday, Elliott gave up a unanimous decision to Matheus Nicolau after three competitive rounds of back-and-forth. While both fighters had their moments, the judges saw Nicolau as having a slight advantage thanks to a […]

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UFC Hall of Fame, MMA Fighting Legend Teaching Oklahoma Law Enforcement Safe Defensive Training

A UFC Hall of Fame member and legendary MMA fighter are currently in Oklahoma, training officers in safe ways to deal with suspects. Royce Gracie says the main goal of his training is that it doesn’t matter how tall you are, how strong or how fast you or the suspect is. Gracie says there are […]

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Jim Miller targeted to welcome newcomer Erick Gonzalez to UFC Vegas 40

After 37 appearances in the Octagon, Jim Miller is still ready to fight absolutely anyone the UFC puts in front of him. Several people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that a light clash between Miller and promotional newcomer Erick Gonzalez is in focus for UFC Vegas 40, which takes […]

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Bellator’s untitled main events drop to five rounds from 2022

Following the Bellator 268 main event between Michael Page and Douglas Lima, Bellator made a fan-friendly change when it comes to their non-league headliners. Bellator President Scott Coker joined Ariel Helwani on Wednesday on MMA time and announced that in the future, untitled main events will be reduced from three to five rounds. After the […]

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With Sam Hughes out, Loopy Godinez welcomes newcomer Silvana Gomez Juarez to UFC Vegas 39

Loopy Godinez will still be competing this Saturday in Las Vegas, but she will now face a newcomer in promotion. Sources familiar with the situation have confirmed to MMA Fighting that Godinez, who was originally scheduled to face Sam Hughes, will now face Silvana Gomez Juarez at UFC Vegas 39, which takes place at APEX. […]

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Legendary MMA fighter’s son enlists in the US military, seeks to become a ranger

Training fighters in the 75th Ranger Regiment may soon become a bit more intense, as the son of a renowned martial artist recently enlisted in hopes of donning the unit’s beige beret. Kheydon Gracie joined the military in a ceremony on September 22 in front of his family, including his father, Royce Gracie, the first […]

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Tyson Fury responds to Deontay Wilder calling him a cheater: “I’m going to cheat again because I’m going to break his face”

With a third fight scheduled against Deontay Wilder on Saturday night, Tyson Fury is not losing sleep over allegations from his next opponent. In the days leading up to their trilogy fight, Wilder made a baseless claim that Fury cheated at the previous meeting in February 2020 using ‘loaded gloves’, which helped him earn a […]

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UFC 268 poster released, featuring Kamaru Usman’s revenge on Colby Covington and Rose Namajunas on Zhang Weili

The UFC has released its official poster for one of the biggest cards of the year. On the poster for UFC 268, which takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 6, headliners Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington and co-headliners Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili lead the way. poster, with top […]

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UFC Vegas 38 Tweets: Fighters Respond To Kevin Holland’s No-Contest Against Kyle Daukaus

Instant replay was put to the test on Saturday at UFC Vegas 38 after an accidental head-to-head clash marred Kevin Holland’s submission by Kyle Daukaus. Referee Dan Miragliotta requested a rerun of the Nevada Athletic Commission replay official even before Daukaus sank into a choke in the back as a result of the accidental foul, […]

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Johnny Walker thinks he’s John Kavanagh’s new “project” for UFC greatness

Coach John Kavanagh rose to prominence as an MMA coach by leading Conor McGregor to winning two UFC championship belts, and Johnny Walker is enjoying similar success for him under his tutelage. The UFC light heavyweight talent has trained all over the world throughout his MMA career and is happy to call Dublin home and […]

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Thiago Santos: “newbie” Jake Paul “gets knocked out” if he boxes Anderson Silva

YouTube star Jake Paul is 4-0 in boxing, a short term that already includes wins over former MMA champions Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren. Still, Thiago Santos doesn’t seem very impressed. Speaking on a recent episode of MMA Fighting‘s Portuguese-language podcast Trocação Franca, the former UFC light heavyweight contender revealed his interest in challenging “a […]

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UFC Vegas 38 Weigh-in Video

At the UFC Vegas 38 weigh-ins, all 26 fighters on Saturday’s Las Vegas fight card are expected to step on the scales on Friday for the event at UFC APEX. MMA Fighting will feature highlights from the above official weigh-in when available. In the main event, light heavyweights Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker cannot weigh […]

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Mike Brown touts Amanda Nunes’ continued development ahead of UFC 268: “I think people will be surprised”

Amanda Nunes is widely regarded as one of the greatest female fighters to ever compete in the sport of MMA. According to her head coach Mike Brown, she is actually improving. The two-division champion will defend her bantamweight title against Julianna Pena in the UFC 268 main co-event on December 11. The fight was originally […]

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ADCC Champion Yuri Simoes on ‘very disappointing’ lack of fights at ONE Championship

Two-time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes is not happy with his relationship with ONE Championship. A decorated grappler with a long list of achievements in the world of jiu-jitsu and submission, Simoes signed with ONE for his MMA debut in mid-2020, but lost a decision to Rong Fan in his debut. fight. Since then, Simoes has […]

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Manny Pacquiao announces his retirement: ‘Goodbye, boxing’

A boxing legend called it a career. Late Tuesday night, Manny Pacquiao – the only eight-division world champion in boxing history – announced his retirement from the sport. The decision comes just over a month after his loss to Yordenis Ugas by unanimous decision for the WBA super-welterweight title. “PacMan” took to Twitter to make […]

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Jon Jones Breaks Silence After Domestic Violence Arrest: “I’ll Leave Alcohol In My Past Forever”

Jon Jones promises once again to do better following his latest arrest. The former UFC light heavyweight champion on Tuesday broke his silence with an Instagram post, but did not directly address the charges against him, including battery-powered domestic violence and injury or tampering of a vehicle after his arrest in Las Vegas. “I have […]

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Jon Jones police report reveals disturbing details of arrest, fiancee found with blood on face and clothes

New details regarding the recent arrest of Jon Jones have come to light after the police report on the incident was released by the Las Vegas Police Department. MMA Fighting obtained a copy of the police report through a public registration request. According to the report, officers responded to domestic disturbances at Caesars Palace after […]

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Derek Brunson vs. Jared Cannonier booked for UFC 270

A new No.1 middleweight contender will likely be crowned in early 2022 when Derek Brunson is set to face Jared Cannonier at UFC 270 on January 22. Several sources familiar with the situation confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Monday with agreements in place between the two athletes. MMA Junkie originally reported the contest. […]

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Coach Eugene Bareman thinks Nick Diaz “shouldn’t have been here” at UFC 266

Nick Diaz has returned to the Octagon after more than six years out of competition and one coach is wondering if this long layoff was too much to overcome. In an interview with Radio SubmissionCoach Eugene Bareman, who cornered featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and Dan Hooker to wins last Saturday in Las Vegas, was asked […]

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With Diego Ferreira out, Grant Dawson heads to the UFC event on October 23 to meet Ricky Glenn

Grant Dawson will compete in October after all. Sources familiar with the situation have confirmed to MMA Fighting that a light clash between Dawson and Ricky Glenn is scheduled for the UFC event on October 23 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. MMA DNA was the first to report the reservation. Dawson was originally scheduled […]

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Valentina Shevchenko responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov, defends ring card girls

UFC Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko went out of her way to interact with the Ring Card Girls working at UFC 266. She wanted them to know they were welcome. Shevchenko, who notched her sixth title defense with a dominating victory over Lauren Murphy in the co-star, usually avoids controversy when she talks about fighting. But […]

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UFC 266 results: Dan Hooker calls Beneil Dariush after overpowering Nasrat Haqparast to win unbalanced decision

Dan Hooker faced a test just to make it to UFC 266 on Saturday night, but he made the most of his trip after winning a lopsided decision over Nasrat Haqparast. Thanks to travel restrictions and pending visa approval, Hooker didn’t arrive in Las Vegas until late Thursday night, but he still put on some […]

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Georges St-Pierre on the return of Nick Diaz: “I hope he will come back better than he was and that he will aim for the title”

Add Georges St-Pierre to the list of people who want to see Nick Diaz fight for a UFC world title. Diaz will make his first Octagon appearance in over six years this Saturday when he faces Robbie Lawler in a five-round middleweight rematch at UFC 266. The event takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las […]

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ONE Revolution Results, Videos: Ok Rae Yoon Upsets Christian Lee, Wins Filled Cardboard Knockout Title

ONE Championship returned to Singapore on Friday with a stacked formation, dominated by lightweight king Christian Lee against Ok Rae Yoon. Yoon won the lightweight gold medal following decisive wins over Eddie Alvarez and Marat Gafurov earlier this year in ONE, and earned another narrow victory, winning the title by unanimous decision for South Korea […]

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Alexander Volkanovski calls Brian Ortega a “drug cheater” at tense press conference

It was already clear before the UFC 266 press conference that featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski didn’t like Brian Ortega. But when he finds himself face to face with his opposing coach on The Ultimate Fighter 29Volkanovski took things up a notch by drawing attention to Ortega’s past with performance enhancing drugs. UFC president Dana White […]

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‘Big Tuna’ Ben Parrish sends message to trolls, open to fighting with Rampage Jackson and Yoel Romero after Bellator 266 upset

Ben Parrish may have shocked the MMA world on Saturday night, but he certainly didn’t surprise himself or his loved ones. Parrish, as high as a 7-1 underdog ahead of the Bellator 266, opened the main card for Saturday’s event with an outright 38-second knockout victory over Christian Edwards in his promotional debut. The victory […]

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Miesha Tate tested positive for COVID-19, fight against Ketlen Vieira postponed

Miesha Tate will have to wait until a later date for her clash against Ketlen Vieira after the former bantamweight champion tested positive for COVID-19. Sources familiar with the situation confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday following an initial report from Sherdog.com. Tate was originally scheduled to face Vieira in the main UFC […]

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Morning Report: Dana White addresses issues surrounding Nick Diaz-Robbie Lawler and Dan Hooker-Nasrat Haqparast fights

It wouldn’t be a UFC fight weekend if it weren’t for some last minute drama. Earlier this week, it was revealed that this weekend’s highly anticipated lightweight fight for UFC 266 between Dan Hooker and Nasrat Haqparast was in danger as both Hooker and Haqparast faced visa issues to enter. in the USA. Hooker has […]

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Dillon Danis charged with disorderly conduct after alleged incident at Jersey Shore bar

Dillon Danis has been charged with disorderly conduct following an alleged incident that took place last Saturday at the Jersey Shore bar. A spokesman for the Seaside Heights, New Jersey court confirmed the charge Tuesday after a video posted to social media showed a man who appeared to be a Bellator welterweight and a longtime […]

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Dan Hooker details getting last-minute visa for UFC 266, not caring about weight gain

Dan Hooker will fight at UFC 266, although there was a time when it was far from certain. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent lockdown in New Zealand, Hooker was having problems getting his visa to travel to the United States for his fight with Nasrat Haqparast. But luckily he got the necessary […]

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Carlos Condit discusses decision to retire from MMA: “Loved every fucking second”

Carlos Condit cannot cite a single exact reason for his recent decision to retire. He just knows it’s the right one. The former interim UFC welterweight champion and 19-year professional MMA veteran officially called it a career last week, finishing with a 32-14 record and some of the most memorable fights in the story. In […]

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Lito Adiwang aims for more ambitious goals

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 20) – Lakay team fighter Lito Adiwang is aiming for more ambitious goals when he returns to the ONE Championship circle. The 28-year-old fighter from Baguio City has signaled his intention to fight former UFC Champion Jarred Brooks and reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang Jitmuangnon in the […]

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Jorge Masvidal hopes more people draw attention to fighters’ pay “because I think it’s messed up”

After claiming better money last year, Jorge Masvidal said he was “leading the charge” for better pay for fighters in the UFC. But these days, he just doesn’t know how some 600 independent entrepreneurs come together to make it happen. Ask him if his story and Jake Paul‘s repeated criticism of UFC pay could lead […]

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RIZIN 30 results: former champion Kai Asakura defeats Alan Yamaniha and qualifies for GP semi-finals

Former RIZIN bantamweight champion Kai Asakura had to get down to work to overtake an Alan Yamaniha match at the RIZIN 30 main event, which took place in Saitama, Japan on Sunday, to move forward and join Naoki Inoue, Hiromasa Ougikubo and Kenta Takizawa in the RIZIN 135 pounds in the semi-finals of the Grand […]

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Adrian Yanez vs. Davey Grant for UFC November 20 event

The bantamweight will collide in November in hopes of getting closer to the top 15. Several people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that a clash between Adrian Yanez and Davey Grant will take place at the UFC event on November 20. While the location and venue has yet to […]

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Albert Duraev targeted for UFC debut against Alessio Di Chirico at UFC 267

Albert Duraev didn’t want to wait long for his first UFC assignment after an impressive victory over Dana White’s Contender Series last Tuesday, and he got his wish. Sources familiar with the situation confirmed to MMA Fighting that a clash between Duraev and Alessio Di Chirico was targeted for UFC 267. The card will take […]

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UFC Vegas 37 Weigh-in Video

In the weigh-ins at UFC Vegas 37, all 28 fighters on Saturday’s Las Vegas fight card are expected to step on the scales on Friday for the event at UFC APEX. MMA Fighting will have live video of the proceedings when available, courtesy of Ag. Struggle. In the main event, light heavyweights Anthony Smith and […]

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Former UFC interim champion Carlos Condit retires from mixed martial arts

“The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit called it a career. The former interim UFC welterweight champion has informed the UFC that he has retired from active competition after nearly 12 years with the promotion. Sources initially alerted MMA Fighting on Thursday that Condit had retired. His longtime manager Malki Kawa of First Round Management then […]

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Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo trilogy booked for UFC 269 in December

The flyweight title will be up for grabs at UFC 269 as Brandon Moreno faces former champion Deiveson Figueiredo for the third time in a row when they meet on December 11. Multiple sources confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday, with both fighters agreeing to the match. ESPN originally reported the contest. Moreno […]

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UFC Hall of Fame member Stephan Bonnar explains hospital collapse on video

UFC Hall of Fame member Stephan Bonnar said a series of frantic selfie videos posted over the weekend were his attempt to document and protect himself after being denied a treatment in hospital due to his stance on COVID-19 vaccinations. Bonnar, 44, told MMA Fighting he went to the emergency room to seek pain relievers […]