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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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’, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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