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  • Midnight Mania! 13 fighters at UFC 241 were too heavy on fight night for CSAC regulations - MMA Mania
    Midnight Mania! 13 fighters at UFC 241 were too heavy on fight night for CSAC regulations  MMA Mania13 fighters break CSAC weight gain rules for UFC 241  BJPenn.comCSAC: 13 fighters at UFC 241 broke rules on weight gain  MMA JunkieManny Bermudez, 12 others violate CA weight gain restrictions at UFC 241  FanSidedView full coverage on Google News Read more »
  • In her mind, Mallory Martin sees herself becoming a UFC fighter - ESPN
    In her mind, Mallory Martin sees herself becoming a UFC fighter  ESPNMallory Martin has incorporated visualization and other mental training techniques into her MMA preparation. She'll try and bring her visions to a reality on ... Read more »
  • Nine fighters released from Bellator - MMA Fighting
    Nine fighters released from Bellator  MMA FightingNine fighters were let go by Bellator, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a report by Jason Floyd. The list includes Chidi Njokuani, Noad Lahat, Hisaki ... Read more »
  • UFC 241 purses, payouts, bonuses: Salaries for main card fighters competing in Anaheim - CBS Sports
    UFC 241 purses, payouts, bonuses: Salaries for main card fighters competing in Anaheim  CBS SportsUFC 241 gave fight fans all they could ask for on Saturday night in Anaheim, California. The three biggest fights of the night delivered in spades with Stipe Miocic ... Read more »
  • UFC 241 salaries released: Diaz made $250k flat in fight with Pettis - MMA Mania
    UFC 241 salaries released: Diaz made $250k flat in fight with Pettis  MMA ManiaIt's a far cry from the $2 million he made in the rematch with Conor McGregor, but we're sure his next check will be bigger. Read more »
  • How Bellator plans to exploit a market seemingly neglected by the UFC - Business Insider
    How Bellator plans to exploit a market seemingly neglected by the UFC  Business InsiderScott Coker wants to expand Bellator outside the US, homing in on the European market — and John Kavanagh is an integral part of that plan. Read more »
  • The MMA Fighters With the Highest Net Worth - MoneyWise.com
    The MMA Fighters With the Highest Net Worth  MoneyWise.comMixed martial arts -- or MMA -- has produced some of the fiercest competitors in the world, and also some of the richest, with net worth in the tens of millions of ... Read more »
  • Dana White: Colby Covington nearly got jumped at UFC 241 — ‘Jorge Masvidal was working his way down the line’ - MMA Mania
    Dana White: Colby Covington nearly got jumped at UFC 241 — ‘Jorge Masvidal was working his way down the line’  MMA ManiaColby Covington nearly got jumped by Jorge Masvidal at the UFC 241 event last weekend in Anaheim, with a special assist from Max Holloway. Read more »
  • 'It’s stupid, men are stronger!' Siberian combat sports champion on 'intergender' MMA fights - RT
    'It’s stupid, men are stronger!' Siberian combat sports champion on 'intergender' MMA fights  RTRussian hand-to-hand combat champion Daria Nirkova, dubbed 'the new face of Siberian MMA', says the prospect of 'intergender' MMA fights and champions is ... Read more »
  • Ben Askren: Demian Maia fight ‘done deal’ for UFC Singapore in October - Bloody Elbow
    Ben Askren: Demian Maia fight ‘done deal’ for UFC Singapore in October  Bloody ElbowBen Askren will look to rebound from his first MMA loss in a crucial welterweight pairing with veteran Demian Maia. Read more »
  • Dana White had to defuse Colby Covington confrontations at UFC 241 - BJPenn.com
    Dana White had to defuse Colby Covington confrontations at UFC 241  BJPenn.comUFC President Dana White says multiple fighters tried to pick fights with Colby Covington in the crowd at Saturday's UFC 241 card. Read more »
  • Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Stipe Miocic and UFC 241's key winning fighters? - MMA Junkie
    Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Stipe Miocic and UFC 241's key winning fighters?  MMA JunkieSee whom champ Stipe Miocic should fight next after his title win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 241. Read more »
  • The Bottom Line: Choosing Wisely - Sherdog.com
    The Bottom Line: Choosing Wisely  Sherdog.comThe Ultimate Fighting Championship could not have booked Nate Diaz's return any better at UFC 241, writes Todd Martin. Read more »
  • As MMA puts more emphasis on finishes and flashy fighting styles, how are trainers adjusting? - The Athletic
    As MMA puts more emphasis on finishes and flashy fighting styles, how are trainers adjusting?  The AthleticToday in MMA, a certain style of fighting is being requested and rewarded. So how do the sport's top trainers formulate their game plans? Read more »
  • What's next for Nate Diaz, Stipe Miocic and others from UFC 241? - ESPN
    What's next for Nate Diaz, Stipe Miocic and others from UFC 241?  ESPNNate Diaz is back, which calls for shrewd matchmaking. Stipe Miocic is champ again with an array of challenges in front of him. Here are Brett Okamoto's favorite ... Read more »
  • Campbell McLaren on Combate Americas: "Our goal is to be the number-two sport in the world for Hispanic sports fans." - Awful Announcing
    Campbell McLaren on Combate Americas: "Our goal is to be the number-two sport in the world for Hispanic sports fans."  Awful AnnouncingCombate Americas founder and CEO Campbell McLaren spoke to Awful Announcing about the promotion's goals and how they're not directly competing with ... Read more »
  • UFC ‘Contender Series’ results: Live stream play-by-play updates - Season 3, Ep. 9 - MMA Mania
    UFC ‘Contender Series’ results: Live stream play-by-play updates - Season 3, Ep. 9  MMA ManiaWe're not over this week's hump just yet, but there's still cause for celebration. Dana White's “Contender Series” once again returns to ESPN+ and Fight Pass ... Read more »
  • Steve Garcia Jr. excited to fight Desmond Torres to earn a UFC contract - MMAWeekly
    Steve Garcia Jr. excited to fight Desmond Torres to earn a UFC contract  MMAWeeklyThere's nothing Desmond Torres brings to the table that leaves Steve Garcia Jr. believing anything other than he is going to earn a UFC contract. Read more »
  • What's next for Holloway, Cyborg and other UFC 240 fighters? - ESPN
    What's next for Holloway, Cyborg and other UFC 240 fighters?  ESPNUFC 240 saw Max Holloway retain his featherweight belt against former champion Frankie Edgar, while Cris Cyborg bounced back with a win. Whom should ... Read more »
  • What's next for Shevchenko, Luque and other UFC Uruguay fighters? - ESPN
    What's next for Shevchenko, Luque and other UFC Uruguay fighters?  ESPNValentina Shevchenko showed her dominance in defending her flyweight belt on Saturday night. Where do she and the others who fought in Montevideo go ... Read more »
  • Highlights! Watch WWE topple MMA on ABC’s ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ - MMA Mania
    Highlights! Watch WWE topple MMA on ABC’s ‘Celebrity Family Feud’  MMA ManiaBellator 226 takes place at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Sept. 7, 2019, featuring a Heavyweight showdown that will see Cheick Kongo (30-10-2) put his ... Read more »
  • What happens in Vegas gives the UFC a global staying power - SportTechie
    What happens in Vegas gives the UFC a global staying power  SportTechieBeyond attracting MMA fighters and elite athletes from all sports, the UFC Performance Institute is also a model for world-wide expansion. Read more »
  • UFC Fighters with the Biggest Grievances Against Dana White - Bleacher Report
    UFC Fighters with the Biggest Grievances Against Dana White  Bleacher ReportDana White is no stranger to a good old-fashioned beef. The UFC president has taken on promoters, the media and even his own fighters... Read more »
  • 17 MMA thoughts, including why the Cyborg-UFC feud needs to end - ESPN
    17 MMA thoughts, including why the Cyborg-UFC feud needs to end  ESPNCris Cyborg got back in the win column on Saturday and called for a rematch with Amanda Nunes. Will she get it? Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as well as ... Read more »
  • 15 of the best women’s MMA fights of all time - FanSided
    15 of the best women’s MMA fights of all time  FanSidedHere is our list of the 15 best WMMA fights of all time. Read more »
  • UFC And Bellator Women's Division Members Provide Updates On Their Careers - International Business Times
    UFC And Bellator Women's Division Members Provide Updates On Their Careers  International Business TimesPaige Vanzant and Valerie Loureda recently shared updates on their careers. A few days ago, UFC women's flyweight VanZant was confident about returning to ... Read more »
  • Stellar Fights 43 Live Results - Brandon Johnson vs. Stephan Burden - My MMA News.com
    Stellar Fights 43 Live Results - Brandon Johnson vs. Stephan Burden  My MMA News.comStellar Fights 43 returns to Harrington, Delaware at the Delaware State Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Complete results here on MyMMANews.com. Read more »
  • UFC's Ngannou joins cast of 'Fast & Furious 9' - ESPN
    UFC's Ngannou joins cast of 'Fast & Furious 9'  ESPNFrancis Ngannou, the heavyweight knockout artist, has been added to the cast of the upcoming "Fast & Furious 9." Read more »
  • RIZIN 18: 5 Fights to Look Forward to - MMA Sucka
    RIZIN 18: 5 Fights to Look Forward to  MMA SuckaJapan's premier organization is back with RIZIN 18. Aside from the amazing main event, check out some of the best fights to watch this weekend! Read more »
  • Chidi Njokuani, Noad Lahat Among Nine Fighters Released from Bellator MMA - Sherdog.com
    Chidi Njokuani, Noad Lahat Among Nine Fighters Released from Bellator MMA  Sherdog.comBellator MMA has trimmed its roster significantly, releasing nine fighters during a series of recent cuts. Read more »
  • Paulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero full fight video highlights - UFC 241 - MMA Mania
    Paulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero full fight video highlights - UFC 241  MMA ManiaThe matchup between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa delivered on arrival last night (Sat., Aug. 17, 2019) at UFC 241 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Honda ... Read more »
  • UFC fighters’ antitrust case: Lessons for how pro sports are organized and whether they serve fan interests - The Athletic
    UFC fighters’ antitrust case: Lessons for how pro sports are organized and whether they serve fan interests  The AthleticThe antitrust case brings to mind how sports leagues have formed and evolved and what that could mean for the future of the UFC. Read more »
  • First MMA Champion from Mitchells Plain Fights for His Dreams - Pro MMA Now
    First MMA Champion from Mitchells Plain Fights for His Dreams  Pro MMA NowMixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a combat sport that involves grappling and kicking opponents. MMA fighters use different techniques from martial arts and combat... Read more »
  • Southampton's Own Julius Anglickas Is Knocking On UFC's Door - Southampton Village & Surrounding Areas - 27east.com
    Southampton's Own Julius Anglickas Is Knocking On UFC's Door - Southampton Village & Surrounding Areas  27east.comWhen Julius Anglickas first stepped foot on U.S. soil nearly 15 years ago when he was only 13 years old, nothing came particularly easy for him. Emigrating from ... Read more »
  • Destination Cyborg: Where could Cris Justino land in free agency? - ESPN
    Destination Cyborg: Where could Cris Justino land in free agency?  ESPNCris Cyborg is arguably the best female fighter ever. But with one fight left on her contract, will she re-sign with the UFC? Who else has a chance? Read more »
  • Why Do Boxers Make More Than MMA... - Casino.Org News
    Why Do Boxers Make More Than MMA...  Casino.Org NewsLee Gormley breaks down the boxing vs. MMA debate by comparing salaries, the reasons why boxers earn more at the top end & who the top earners are. Read more »
  • Three fighters miss weight, force changes to PFL 5 fight card - MMA Fighting
    Three fighters miss weight, force changes to PFL 5 fight card  MMA FightingA trio of fighters failed to make weight for PFL 5, which forced the promotion to shift some bouts scheduled for Thursday night in New Jersey. Read more »
  • Three fighters earn UFC deals after Tuesday's Contender Series - MMA Fighting
    Three fighters earn UFC deals after Tuesday's Contender Series  MMA FightingDana White rewarded everyone who stopped their opponents with a contract at Tuesday's Contender Series. Read more »
  • Ian Heinisch: Derek Brunson ‘embarrassed’ himself against Israel Adesanya - MMA Fighting
    Ian Heinisch: Derek Brunson ‘embarrassed’ himself against Israel Adesanya  MMA FightingIan Heinisch is confident he'd do a lot better than Derek Brunson did against interim UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Read more »
  • Kyoji Horiguchi Suffers Stunning 67-Second KO Loss At Rizin 18 - Pundit Arena
    Kyoji Horiguchi Suffers Stunning 67-Second KO Loss At Rizin 18  Pundit ArenaKyoji Horiguchi has suffered a stunning loss to the rising talent Kai Adakura in their bantamweight clash at RIZIN 18 over the weekend. Read more »
  • World-class kickboxers coming to Manawatū for King in the Ring - Stuff.co.nz
    World-class kickboxers coming to Manawatū for King in the Ring  Stuff.co.nzEight international-class fighters will vie for the title of King in the Ring in Manawatū. Read more »
  • Russian boxer, 28, dies days after Maryland bout that left him in coma - The Washington Post
    Russian boxer, 28, dies days after Maryland bout that left him in coma  The Washington PostRussian boxer Maxim Dadashev died of injuries suffered during a bout Friday night at MGM National Harbor casino in Oxon Hill, Md., his wife and officials from ... Read more »
  • By the Numbers: Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov II - Sherdog.com
    By the Numbers: Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov II  Sherdog.comFans were denied an explosive heavyweight showdown when Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov's Bellator 215 bout ended in a no contest. On Aug. 24, the ... Read more »
  • Eternal MMA announces Melbourne debut on October 4; three title bouts confirmed - Fight News Australia
    Eternal MMA announces Melbourne debut on October 4; three title bouts confirmed  Fight News AustraliaLooking to capitalise from a swarm of UFC fans flocking to Melbourne for UFC 243, Australian promotion Eternal MMA will make their debut in the city the Friday ... Read more »
  • MMA fights we want made by the end of 2019 - ESPN
    MMA fights we want made by the end of 2019  ESPNWhile fans have seen some stellar fights in the first half of 2019, ESPN's MMA reporters give their matchups that would conclude the year with a flourish. Read more »
  • UFC Top 10 fighters from Australia, New Zealand - ESPN
    UFC Top 10 fighters from Australia, New Zealand  ESPNThe level of talent emerging Down Under has the UFC on notice. Ahead of UFC 234 in Melbourne this Sunday, we count down the top 10 from both sides of the ... Read more »
  • Fighters make weight; UFC 239 title bouts a go - ESPN
    Fighters make weight; UFC 239 title bouts a go  ESPNLAS VEGAS -- The two title fights for UFC 239 are now official, as the competitors for the five-round championship bouts made weight Friday at the New ... Read more »
  • Bellator, Rizin proving cross-promotion healthy in MMA - ESPN
    Bellator, Rizin proving cross-promotion healthy in MMA  ESPNBellator's Darrion Caldwell and Rizin's Kyoji Horiguchi will square off on Friday night inside Madison Square Garden. Is this a one-off or could it become the ... Read more »
  • UFC in 2019: Five biggest questions left to answer this year in mixed martial arts - CBS Sports
    UFC in 2019: Five biggest questions left to answer this year in mixed martial arts  CBS SportsFrom Conor McGregor's pending return to the state of the lightweight division, fans have plenty to look forward to. Read more »
  • DWCS 22 Results: Four Fighters Land UFC Deals - LowKick MMA
    DWCS 22 Results: Four Fighters Land UFC Deals  LowKick MMACheck out LowKickMMA's DWCS 22 results, and which fighters took home UFC contracts after a great night of fights from the UFC Apex facility. Read more »
  • The 5 Best Women's UFC Championship Fights of All Time - Heavy.com
    The 5 Best Women's UFC Championship Fights of All Time  Heavy.comWith an exciting women's championship showdown at UFC 237 between Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade, it is a great time to take a look back at some of ... Read more »
  • 06 3 Kurdish MMA fighters to compete at UFC event in Sweden - Kurdistan24
    06 3 Kurdish MMA fighters to compete at UFC event in Sweden  Kurdistan24Two of the athletes are seasoned UFC fighters who have competed in the past while one is set to make his debut in the competition. Read more »
  • Midnight Mania! Chinese government is cracking down on MMA fighters with tattoos - MMA Mania
    Midnight Mania! Chinese government is cracking down on MMA fighters with tattoos  MMA ManiaBringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Read more »
  • The Top MMA Fighters to Watch in 2019 - Bleacher Report
    The Top MMA Fighters to Watch in 2019  Bleacher ReportIt's not just a new year for the UFC, but a new era. The leader in MMA left behind broadcaster Fox at the end of 2018 and sets its sights on a new partnership with ... Read more »
  • What's next for UFC Minneapolis fighters, including Francis Ngannou? - ESPN
    What's next for UFC Minneapolis fighters, including Francis Ngannou?  ESPNAfter another early first-round KO, Francis Ngannou could be nearing another title shot, while Junior Dos Santos may have to get back on track against an old ... Read more »
  • The Young, Dynamic Fighters Revolutionizing MMA | The Huddle - OZY
    The Young, Dynamic Fighters Revolutionizing MMA | The Huddle  OZYAs mixed martial arts matures, a new generation of versatile fighters is arriving more prepared than ever before. Read more »
  • All fighters make weight for UFC 238 in Chicago - ESPN
    All fighters make weight for UFC 238 in Chicago  ESPNUFC 238 headliners all make weight ahead of Saturday's card in Chicago. Read more »
  • From NCAA to MMA: More college wrestlers are fighting on - ESPN
    From NCAA to MMA: More college wrestlers are fighting on  ESPNWant to see the future of mixed martial arts? Look no further than the NCAA wrestling championships: A growing number of competitors there will eventually fight ... Read more »
  • UFC cuts one of its most entertaining fighters, John Lineker, and social media is stunned - MMA Mania
    UFC cuts one of its most entertaining fighters, John Lineker, and social media is stunned  MMA ManiaThe 29-year old was 12-4 under the promotion's banner and one the most crowd-pleasing fighters on the entire roster. Read more »
  • UFC Fighters Who Need to Stop Talking Trash - Bleacher Report
    UFC Fighters Who Need to Stop Talking Trash  Bleacher ReportTrash talk has long been a part of combat sports, and the rise of Conor McGregor has given some MMA fighters the thought that they can replicate his success. Read more »
  • Local UFC fighters prepare for prime-time fights at Target Center - St. Cloud Times
    Local UFC fighters prepare for prime-time fights at Target Center  St. Cloud TimesST. CLOUD — One chance meeting is what mixed martial arts fighter Anthony Rocco Martin credits for changing the whole trajectory of his life. He walked into ... Read more »
  • Five MMA fights Brett Okamoto wants to see in 2019 - ESPN
    Five MMA fights Brett Okamoto wants to see in 2019  ESPNGoodbye, 2018. It's been real. Thanks for the memories. We'll never forget you, and stuff. Hello, 2019! There's something intoxicating about that *fresh*-calendar ... Read more »
  • Triton gives opportunities to MMA amateurs - Newsday
    Triton gives opportunities to MMA amateurs  NewsdayThe Triton Fights 12 card on Friday at The Space at Westbury will be the 28th amateur MMA event promoted by Nic Canobbio, who grew up in Lindenhurst. Read more »
  • Fighters brawl backstage after UFC main event - ESPN
    Fighters brawl backstage after UFC main event  ESPNA backstage scuffle broke out between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards on Saturday after UFC Fight Night in London. Read more »
  • UFC Greenville video: Top 5 finishes from the card’s best fighters - MMA Mania
    UFC Greenville video: Top 5 finishes from the card’s best fighters  MMA ManiaCheck out the best Octagon finishes from those competing at UFC on ESPN+ 12 tonight (Sat., June 22, 2019) from Greenville, South Carolina, including ... Read more »
  • Bellator 223/Bellator London predictions, preview for ‘Mousasi vs Lovato Jr.’ - MMA Mania
    Bellator 223/Bellator London predictions, preview for ‘Mousasi vs Lovato Jr.’  MMA ManiaComplete Bellator 223 main card preview, including fight predictions, for "Mousasi vs. Lovato Jr.," which takes place this weekend (Sat., June 22, 2019) inside ... Read more »
  • Rizin bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi adds Bellator belt - ESPN
    Rizin bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi adds Bellator belt  ESPNKyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell on a Bellator 222 undercard featuring a fall by one prospect, Aaron Pico, and a strong outing by another, Dillon Danis. Read more »
  • What's next for Jon Jones, Kamaru Usman and other UFC 235 fighters? - ESPN
    What's next for Jon Jones, Kamaru Usman and other UFC 235 fighters?  ESPNJon Jones added another light heavyweight title fight victory to his résumé, and Kamaru Usman is your new welterweight champion. What's next for them and ... Read more »
  • Why is UFC 232 moving and what does it mean for fighters and fans? - ESPN
    Why is UFC 232 moving and what does it mean for fighters and fans?  ESPNThe relocation of UFC 232 on six days' notice has the whole sport spinning, from fighters to fans. How did this happen, and what happens next? Read more »
  • We compare UFC 237 salaries with Bellator salaries and notice a few things…. - MMA Insider
    We compare UFC 237 salaries with Bellator salaries and notice a few things….  MMA InsiderI thought it would be interesting to do a comparison between UFC and Bellator salaries and see if we can learn anything from the stats. The UFC have recently ... Read more »
  • The fights we’d love to see at August’s UFC China in Shenzhen - South China Morning Post
    The fights we’d love to see at August’s UFC China in Shenzhen  South China Morning PostAmerican promotion returns for its third China date in August following most recent China event in Beijing last November. Read more »
  • Mixed martial arts-Bellator set to go toe-to-toe with UFC in Europe - Reuters
    Mixed martial arts-Bellator set to go toe-to-toe with UFC in Europe  ReutersDUBLIN (Reuters) - A new TV deal in Britain and a focus on the European market from American mixed martial arts promotion Bellator will open more ... Read more »
  • Roxanne Modafferi 'We're not women MMA fighters. We're MMA fighters' - ESPN
    Roxanne Modafferi 'We're not women MMA fighters. We're MMA fighters'  ESPNRoxanne Modafferi will fight for the 38th time on Saturday in Russia. In her own words, she details her long career, the impact of Ronda Rousey's debut and ... Read more »
  • Latest Bellator 223 fight card, rumors for ‘Mousasi vs Lovato Jr.’ in London - MMA Mania
    Latest Bellator 223 fight card, rumors for ‘Mousasi vs Lovato Jr.’ in London  MMA ManiaCheck out the latest Bellator 223 fight card and rumors for "Mousasi vs. Lovato Jr."-led event inside SSE Arena in London, England, on Sat., June 22, 2019, ... Read more »
  • UFC Fight Night 153 start time, who is fighting today at ‘Gustafsson vs Smith’ - MMA Mania
    UFC Fight Night 153 start time, who is fighting today at ‘Gustafsson vs Smith’  MMA ManiaUFC Fight Night 153 fight card preview for the Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith-led MMA event today (Sat., June 1, 2019). Get UFC: "Stockholm" start ... Read more »
  • Urbandale native Jordan Young emerging as up-and-coming MMA star - Des Moines Register
    Urbandale native Jordan Young emerging as up-and-coming MMA star  Des Moines RegisterThere aren't many MMA and UFC fighters that have come out of Iowa. Jordan Young, an Urbandale native, is out to become the next. Read more »
  • Epic pair of fights at UFC 236 had fighters, fans feeling 'blessed' - Yahoo Finance
    Epic pair of fights at UFC 236 had fighters, fans feeling 'blessed'  Yahoo FinanceUFC fans and fighters from around the world took to social media on Saturday night after two fantastic fights at UFC 236. Read more »
  • Ranking the Best Fights Scheduled in 2019 - Bleacher Report
    Ranking the Best Fights Scheduled in 2019  Bleacher ReportIf you follow MMA closely, sometimes it's hard to remember that the sport actually involves a sport. Yes, Virginia, there are fights to be had, many of them ... Read more »
  • Midyear MMA awards - A stunning KO and a big surprise top 2019 so far - ESPN
    Midyear MMA awards - A stunning KO and a big surprise top 2019 so far  ESPNWith International Fight Week in the books, it's now the official midpoint of the MMA year. Which fighters and fights stood out? ESPN's panel gives its winners. Read more »
  • Manager rips regional promotion for not allowing fighter out of contract to fight in the UFC - MMA Fighting
    Manager rips regional promotion for not allowing fighter out of contract to fight in the UFC  MMA FightingBrian Butler from Suckerpunch Entertainment claims King of the Cage refused to let a fighter out of his contract with an opportunity to fight in the UFC on short ... Read more »
  • The Top Female UFC Fighters - LIVESTRONG.COM
    The Top Female UFC Fighters  LIVESTRONG.COMWhen it comes to MMA, these fiercely strong women aren't messing around. They're the best female UFC fighters and the workout motivation you didn't know ... Read more »
  • La Monica: MMA fighters still kicking well into their 40s - Newsday
    La Monica: MMA fighters still kicking well into their 40s  NewsdayOne day, you wake up, you're 40 and suddenly it takes a little longer to roll out of bed, and the shower water needs to be a little warmer to help loosen up the ... Read more »
  • Video: James Gallagher blows a gasket at Bellator London press conference, chaos ensues - MMA Mania
    Video: James Gallagher blows a gasket at Bellator London press conference, chaos ensues  MMA ManiaBellator MMA London press conference devolves into a chaotic scene when James Gallagher goes after someone who may or not be his opponent's coach. Read more »
  • What's next for UFC San Antonio fighters, including Edwards, Hardy? - ESPN
    What's next for UFC San Antonio fighters, including Edwards, Hardy?  ESPNA Leon Edwards-Jorge Masvidal matchup should get UFC fans buzzing, while an advancement in competition level for Greg Hardy may have to wait. Read more »
  • Fighters react to Masvidal's five-second KO of Askren at UFC 239 - ESPN
    Fighters react to Masvidal's five-second KO of Askren at UFC 239  ESPNUFC fighters give their instant reaction to Jorge Masvidal's stunning, flying-knee knockout of Ben Askren at UFC 239. Read more »
  • UFC Fight Night 152 start time, who is fighting tonight at ‘dos Anjos vs Lee’ - MMA Mania
    UFC Fight Night 152 start time, who is fighting tonight at ‘dos Anjos vs Lee’  MMA ManiaUFC Fight Night 152 fight card preview for the Rafael dos Anjos vs Kevin Lee-led MMA event tonight (Sat., May 18, 2019). Get UFC: "Rochester" start time, bout ... Read more »
  • The Biggest MMA Winners and Losers from the First Half of 2019 - Bleacher Report
    The Biggest MMA Winners and Losers from the First Half of 2019  Bleacher ReportWe're halfway through 2019, and the MMA world has given us a lot to talk about. New faces and old. Thrilling fights. Jaw-dropping finishes. We've got a little ... Read more »
  • Fighters react to Ferguson-Cerrone stoppage at UFC 238 - ESPN
    Fighters react to Ferguson-Cerrone stoppage at UFC 238  ESPNUFC fighters give their instant reaction to the UFC 238 fight between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone and the stoppage that happened at the end of the ... Read more »
  • MMA - Dream cross-promotional fights inspired by Bellator-Rizin crossover with Darrion Caldwell and Kyoji Horiguchi - ESPN
    MMA - Dream cross-promotional fights inspired by Bellator-Rizin crossover with Darrion Caldwell and Kyoji Horiguchi  ESPNWith Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell set to go to Japan to take on Rizin champ Kyoji Horiguchi, our panel breaks down the cross-promotional ... Read more »
  • What's next for Anthony Pettis, Stephen Thompson and other UFC Nashville fighters? - ESPN
    What's next for Anthony Pettis, Stephen Thompson and other UFC Nashville fighters?  ESPNAnthony Pettis shocked the MMA world by knocking out Stephen Thompson with a superman punch on Saturday in Nashville. Whom should he face next? Read more »
  • What you need to know about the PFL - ESPN
    What you need to know about the PFL  ESPNAhead of the PFL's debut on ESPN airwaves Thursday, here are some of the key things you'll need to know about Season 2. Read more »
  • The Biggest Fight in the UFC Is Over Labor Rights - The Ringer
    The Biggest Fight in the UFC Is Over Labor Rights  The RingerWhat does your favorite UFC fighter have in common with your Lyft driver? Both are classified as contractors, giving them few labor rights. But several efforts ... Read more »
  • MMA main event fight declared 'no contest' because of the amount of blood on the canvas - CBS Sports
    MMA main event fight declared 'no contest' because of the amount of blood on the canvas  CBS SportsThe Cage Warriors 106 main event between Ross Houston and Nicolas Dalby was a particularly bloody affair. Read more »
  • Five for five Every winner on Contender Series gets a UFC deal - ESPN
    Five for five Every winner on Contender Series gets a UFC deal  ESPNDana White's Contender Series history was made Tuesday. For the first time in the show's three-year history, every winner earned a UFC contract from White, the ... Read more »
  • What's next for Francis Ngannou, Cain Velasquez and other UFC Phoenix fighters? - ESPN
    What's next for Francis Ngannou, Cain Velasquez and other UFC Phoenix fighters?  ESPNFrancis Ngannou needed just 26 seconds to put the lights out on Cain Velasquez's return to the big stage on Sunday. What's next for these heavyweights and ... Read more »
  • 5 UFC Fighters who were WWE Superstars - UFC
    5 UFC Fighters who were WWE Superstars  UFCWith Wrestlemania 35 coming up, we take a look at UFC fighters who've also found success as WWE wrestlers. Apr. 5, 2019. They may be different, but there is a ... Read more »
  • Hall of Famer Urijah Faber earns quickest KO in return fight - ESPN
    Hall of Famer Urijah Faber earns quickest KO in return fight  ESPN"The Kid" has still got it. In his return from a 2½-year sabbatical, Urijah Faber continues to add to his UFC Hall of Fame legacy. Faber picked up the fastest finish ... Read more »
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