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UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas didn’t like the path that mixed martial arts was on… so she forged a new one. Namajunas was the recipient of a healthy dose of trash-talk venom from Joanna Jedrzejczyk ahead of their UFC 217 bout in November of 2017. The darkening flavor of trash talk is
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The former Bellator MMA and ONE champion ended his fighting career unbeaten, but left the door open for a return if it’s against someone like Georges St-Pierre. St-Pierre was recently asked about Askren and the former UFC 170-pound champion stated that he considers Askren one of the best welterweights
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Ronda Rousey really doesn’t like the word retirement, but by all accounts – even her own – she’s put her fighting career behind her once and for all. Just after signing a new multi-year contract to join World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Rousey still wasn’t ready to close the door on a
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Bury featherweight has switched trainers and that could be the main reason for last weekend’s fiasco against Óscar ValdezScott Quigg might one day be a world featherweight champion although, whatever he weighs, he would struggle to beat Óscar Valdez, w…
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Despite the sport’s popularity in the UK, Britain has never produced a fight flick anywhere near the likes of Rocky or Raging Bull. Can it ever change?As UK cinemas prepare for the release of Paddy Considine’s new feature Journeyman, it’s a good time t…
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Following an injury to original headliner James Gallagher, Benson Henderson vs. Roger Huerta has been elevated to the Bellator 196 main event. Gallagher, a fast-rising undefeated Irish featherweight fighting out of Conor McGregor’s Straight Blast Gym, was originally slated to headline Bellator 196
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On March 5, Bellator MMA announced that Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic would take on Roy Nelson at the fight promotion’s 200th event on May 25 in London. Cro Cop is a legend in the sport. Filipovic last fought in the octagon in 2015, defeating Gabriel Gonzaga by technical knockout.
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His first UFC fight didn’t go so well, but CM Punk says he’s ready for another one at UFC 225.
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Things have gone rather quiet surrounding a potential champion vs. champion match-up between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and bantamweight titleholder TJ Dillashaw. While Johnson is currently rehabbing his left shoulder following surgery earlier this year, he believes he’ll be more
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Former two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre admits that undefeated former ONE Championship titleholder Ben Askren is one of the best welterweight fighters in the world, but he doesn’t want to fight him. St-Pierre recently returned from a four-year hiatus to take the UFC middleweight belt
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Mikey Garcia beats Sergey Lipinets to win the IBF light-welterweight world title – his fourth world title at four different weights.
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English boxer Scott Quigg loses his featherweight bout with unbeaten Mexican Oscar Valdez on points in California.
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Flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez has been sidelined since December 2016 due to injury. While preparing to face Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night 110 in June 2017, Benavidez suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and required surgery.
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Hardly anyone would disagree that a blockbuster match-up between former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre and current UFC lightweight titleholder and former featherweight champ Conor McGregor would be a record-setting event….
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Britain’s James DeGale will have a re-match for the IBF world super-middleweight title against Caleb Truax in Las Vegas on 7 April.
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“I just had a lot of things going on at the time of my last couple of fights,” Newell told MMAWeekly.com. Having taken some time away from the cage, Newell did open his own academy, grew up a little bit, and learned a lot along the way.
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