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Feb 21

Marlon Sandro Charged with Attempted Murder in Brazil

Marlon Sandro could be facing 20 years in jail for an alleged attack on his fiance. The 14-year mixed martial arts veteran stands accused of assaulting Tayssa Wuensche on Dec. 14 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In a separate incident filed on Feb. 9, Sand…

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Feb 21

Derrick Lewis Confirms Broken Hand with Painful Video

Lewis was struggling a bit through the first two rounds, as Tybura kept the pressure on and mostly out-grappled him, but he remained patient, trying not to deplete his gas tank, and survived into the final round.

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Feb 21

Vitor Belfort’s Retirement Bout vs. Lyoto Machida Official for UFC 224

Officials made the highly anticipated Brazilian vs. Brazilian showdown between Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida official on Tuesday. The two former UFC light heavyweight champions will square off at UFC 224 on May 12. Belfort and Machida had already talked about the bout, but the UFC hadn’t previously

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Feb 21

UFC on FOX 28 Bout Canceled Over Weight Cutting Issue

Saturday’s UFC on FOX 28 showdown between Gilbert Burns and Olivier Aubin-Mercier has been canceled. Burns vs. Aubin-Mercier was expected to be the featured bout on the UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims in Orlando, but concerns about Burns’ weight forced UFC officials to cancel the bout. The UFC

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Feb 20

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Dad Thinks His Son Will Fight in the UFC, but Shouldn’t

Floyd Mayweather Jr. had been posting videos on social media teasing a move into the Octagon, but recently began downplaying the idea. Mayweather Sr., however, thinks his son has amassed more than enough money to keep him burning for the rest of his l…

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Feb 20

First Look at Ronda Rousey in the Ring as She Prepares for Her WWE Debut (VIDEO)

This Sunday night, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will make her second official appearance as part of the WWE roster as she participates in a “contract signing” to announce her arrival on Monday Night Raw. Ahead of the “Elimination Chamber” pay-per-view, WWE released a hype

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Feb 20

Jeremy Stephens on UFC Money Fights: ‘Just Shut Up and Fight’

Jeremy Stephens has been in the mixed martial arts game, and the UFC specifically, for quite some time. “Listen, these guys are talking about money fights, money fights, money fights, man, shut up and fight.

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Feb 19

Elias Theodorou Set to Debut as Invicta FC Ring Card Boy

Theodorou had teased the move for a while, having made his ring card boy debut a few weeks ago with a smaller fight promotion, but made it official on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. You can see in regards to women being on top of pay-per-views and selling millions and also now myself included

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Feb 19

Derrick Lewis, Curtis Millender Take Home Bonuses for Spectacular KO’s at UFC Austin

A pair of jaw-rattling knockouts led the bonuses for UFC Fight Night in Austin on Sunday night. Meanwhile, Curtis Millender made quite the impression in his UFC debut as he earned a spectacular knockout by knee strike to put away former title contende…

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Feb 19

Cerrone vs. Medeiros Best UFC Draw Ever in Austin

It may have been a Sunday night event flying a bit under the radar, but UFC Fight Night 126: Cerrone vs. Medeiros pulled in the strongest gate and attendance numbers yet for the UFC in Austin, Texas. 

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Feb 19

Cowboy Cerrone Stops Yancy Medeiros With Just 2 Seconds Left in the First Round

Following the toughest run of his professional career, Cerrone got back on course with a pulse-pounding first-round knockout against Yancy Medeiros on Sunday night with just two seconds remaining on the clock. There was no shortage of strikes being th…

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Feb 19

Derrick Lewis Withstands Early Adversity to Land the Bomb on Marcin Tybura at UFC Austin

Derrick Lewis may have entered his fight with Marcin Tybura coming off of a loss to Mark Hunt last summer, but he aimed to set things right, and he did. 

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Feb 18

Vitor Belfort Chose to Fight Lyoto Machida in Retirement Fight in Order to Send a Message

Vitor Belfort is entering the final fight, not only of his UFC contract, but of his fighting career. He wanted it to be something special, and he wanted it to send a message to athletes, fans, and the sport itself. 

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Feb 17

Lyoto Machida vs. Vitor Belfort Agreed to for UFC 224 in Brazil

UFC 224 is starting to come together, and it looks like there is going to be at least one high profile Brazil vs. Brazil match-up on the fight card slated for May 12 in Rio de Janeiro. MMAWeekly.com sources confirmed that Lyoto Machida and Vitor Belfo…

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Feb 17

Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros Gets Green Light at UFC Austin Weigh-ins

Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 126 got the green light following Saturday’s official weigh-ins in Austin, Texas.

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Feb 17

Expect to See the ‘WEC Kick-Ass Cowboy Cerrone’ at UFC Austin

For the first time in his 12-year mixed martial arts career Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will make the walk to the cage on a three-fight losing streak. While he’s trying to turn out of the skid, a win would also tie Cowboy for the most wins in UFC history. “I just found out that a win Sunday night ties

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