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Nov 14

Anthony Ogogo: ‘To complete my story of overcoming adversity, I need to become world champion’ | Donald McRae

After a bronze medal at London 2012 and a successful start to his professional career the boxer’s life fell apart following a devastating eye injury in 2016 from which he is determined to recoverAnthony Ogogo has been an Olympic bronze medallist, a mod…

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Nov 13

Commissioner Claims UFC Pulled Conor McGregor from Year-End Fight Card

The commissioner overseeing the Bellator 187 event in Dublin, where UFC champion Conor McGregor scaled the cage and interfered with the outcome of a teammate’s bout, on Monday stated that the UFC has already sanctioned McGregor by pulling him from its year-end event. According to MMAWeekly.com sources

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Nov 13

Daniel Jacobs shows his class and puts Billy Joe Saunders fight in the frame | Kevin Mitchell

Eddie Hearn’s American middleweight put Golovkin defeat behind him by outpointing Luís Arias and Hearn will have some negotiating to do if Frank Warren’s Saunders wins in Canada next monthEddie Hearn’s invasion of America was not quite on a par with th…

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Nov 12

Josh Taylor: Scot wants European title fight after Miguel Vazquez victory

Josh Taylor eyes a European title shot after making a “massive statement” by becoming the first fighter to stop Mexican Miguel Vazquez.

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Nov 12

Diego Sanchez Issues Statement Following Matt Brown’s Crushing Elbow Knockout

While Matt Brown was the one talking about retirement in the lead-up to UFC Fight Night 120 on Saturday night, it was his opponent, Diego Sanchez, that many questioned whether or not he should continue after all was said and done. Brown admitted conte…

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Nov 12

Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis Lead the Charge on UFC Norfolk Fighter Bonuses

Veteran’s Day brought out the best in several UFC Fight Night 120 fighters on Saturday night in Norfolk, Va., not least of which was the performances of main eventers Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis. Poirier busted Pettis open early in the fight, but the former UFC lightweight champion battled

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Nov 12

Dustin Poirier Stops Anthony Pettis, Calls for Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje Winner

Dustin Poirier is no longer asking for what he wants. The veteran lightweight competitor put on one of his best performances to date on Saturday night as he defeated former champion Anthony Pettis. Poirier stormed through Pettis en route to a third-r…

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Nov 12

Matt Brown Face-Plants Diego Sanchez (UFC Norfolk Results)

After twelve years as a professional mixed martial artists and 37 fights, Matt “The Immortal” Brown may have made his final walk to the cage on Saturday. The 36-year-old stated that his UFC Fight Night 120 co-main event bout against veteran Diego Sanc…

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Nov 12

Clay Guida Demolishes Joe Lauzon with Vicious First Round TKO

Clay Guida isn’t known for his finishing power but only needed 67 seconds to put away Joe Lauzon in the opening bout on the main card at UFC Fight Night from Virginia on Saturday night. Guida, who returned to lightweight earlier this year after spending seven fights as a featherweight, looked better

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Nov 12

Andrei Arlovski Staves Off Retirement with Win Over Junior Albini (UFC Norfolk Results)

This fight really was make or break for Arlovski, who entered the bout having lost five consecutive times. Facing a top up-and-comer like Albini, who was on a 10-fight winning streak, was an ultimatum for the former UFC heavyweight champion. Albini a…

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Nov 12

Marlon Moraes Out-Hustles John Dodson at UFC Norfolk

Former World Series of Fighting champion Marlon Moraes took the split-decision nod over John Dodson at UFC Fight Night 120 on Saturday in Norfolk, Va. It was Dodson who drew first blood, countering a Moraes right hand with a left hand that put Moraes …

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Nov 12

Smith beats Williams in world title eliminator

England’s Liam Smith secures a world title shot with a win by majority decision over Welshman Liam Williams in their super welterweight contest.

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Nov 11

Michael Bisping Agrees to Replace Anderson Silva at UFC China

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has agreed to step in for fellow former titleholder Anderson Silva at UFC Fight Night 122. Silva was slated to meet Kelvin Gastelum in the event’s headlining bout on Nov. 25 in Shanghai, China. Silva was first flagged in relation to his UFC 183 headlining

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Nov 11

Scotland’s Taylor beats Vazquez to retain WBC silver title

Scotland’s Josh Taylor makes it 11 wins from 11 professional fights with a ninth-round stoppage of experienced Mexican Miguel Vazquez.

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Nov 11

Commission Rep Says Conor McGregor Assaulted Referee, is in Talks With UFC

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor caused a stir at Bellator 187 on Friday in Dublin, and the official in charge at the event is now pursuing further action. McGregor was at Bellator 187 to support his SBG Ireland teammates, including main card f…

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Nov 11

AJ McKee Wins Main Event, but Conor McGregor Steals the Show at Bellator 187

AJ McKee survived a tough battle to win the Bellator 187 main event on Friday in Dublin, Ireland, but it was UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor who stole the show. McKee survived getting roughed up badly in round two of his fight with Brian Moore…

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