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Israel Adesanya Claims He Turned Down UFC 234 Backup Spot

If Israel Adesanya is to be believed, then he has turned down an opportunity to step in as an emergency backup for UFC 234’s main event. UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittker is expected to defend his gold against Kelvin Gastelum on Feb. 9 (Feb. 10 Australia time). The title bout will headline UFC 234. The […]

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Manny Pacquiao Set For January Return

Manny Pacquiao is set to make his return to the boxing ring come January. Pacquiao will meet former four-division champion Adrien Broner from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Pacquiao will be defending his WBA welterweight championship. The contest will air on Showtime pay-per-view (PPV). Tickets will go on sale […]

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Ben Askren Makes His Case For 165-Pound Division In UFC

Ben Askren believes there is a need and a want for the 165-pound division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Askren is one of the newest additions to the UFC roster thanks to a historic trade. “Funky” was released from his ONE Championship contract to sign with the UFC in exchange for Demetrious Johnson. Askren […]

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Chris Leben Has High Hopes For WBKFF’s Future

Chris Leben believes the world of bare knuckle fighting has a long and healthy future. Leben headlined the first World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) event earlier this month. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight took on Phil Baroni in a light heavyweight clash. Leben earned a first-round TKO victory. Chris Leben Speaks On […]

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Rory MacDonald Says He Had Worst Performance Of His Career Against Gegard Mousasi

Rory MacDonald admits he laid an egg against Gegard Mousasi. MacDonald is the reigning Bellator welterweight champion. He attempted to become the promotion’s first two-division champion when he challenged Mousasi for his middleweight gold at Bellator 206. The “super fight” wasn’t nearly as competitive as fans hoped and Mousasi delivered a one-sided thrashing to retain […]

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Cynthia Calvillo On UFC Argentina Weight Miss: I Was Embarrassed

Cynthia Calvillo admits she feels missing weight ahead of UFC Argentina has taken away from her victory over Poliana Botelho. It was a scary sight at the event’s weigh-ins. Calvillo clocked in at 118 pounds, which is over the strawweight limit. What made mixed martial arts fans uneasy was how Calvillo looked when it was […]

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Rachael Ostovich Out of Fight Against Paige VanZant After Injuries Suffered in Assault

Rachael Ostovich has been ruled out of her upcoming fight against Paige VanZant after suffering injuries as a result of a domestic violence assault that took place over the weekend. Ostovich was taken to a local hospital in Hawaii and later released after suffering a broken orbital bone and other injuries as a result of […]

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Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Lovato Jr. Booked For Bellator 214

A middleweight title bout has been scheduled for Bellator 214. Reigning champion Gegard Mousasi will defend his 185-pound gold against Rafael Lovato Jr. The title bout will take place inside The Forum in Inglewood, California on Jan. 26. This is the same night that Fedor Emelianenko will meet Ryan Bader to crown a new Bellator […]

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Bellator MMA Signs Jiu-Jitsu Ace A.J. Agazarm, Taewkondo Specialist Valerie Loureda

Bellator MMA has bolstered its roster with the signings of decorated jiu-jitsu practitioner A.J. Agazarm and taekwondo black belt Valerie Loureda.

UFC Argentina Medical Suspensions: Neil Magny, Khalil Rountree Get 60 Days After KO Defeats

Both Neil Magny and Khalil Rountree received 60-day suspensions following brutal knockout defeats at UFC Fight Night 140 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Saturday night.