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May 27

Dana White: Conor McGregor Will Make You Believe He’ll KO Floyd Mayweather

A boxing bout between Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor is a long way from happening, but active negotiations are taking place. McGregor has agreed to his side of the deal, but finalizing the mega-fight is complicated.

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May 27

Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira On Point at UFC Stockholm Weigh-ins

With both men having failed in their attempts to capture the UFC light heavyweight championship, Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira are now officially on a collision course to get back into title contention following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 109 weigh-in.

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May 26

Eye Injury Kept Georges St-Pierre from Fighting Michael Bisping

UFC president Dana White announced in February that former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre would return to the Octagon. In March, a press conference was held to reveal that St-Pierre would face middleweight champion Michael Bisping in his firs…

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May 26

Roy Nelson Signs with Bellator MMA

Roy “Big Country” Nelson has signed a deal with Bellator MMA. MMAFighting first reported the news and Nelson later confirmed it via Twitter.@Tank2526 not going anywhere just wanted to work with @scottcoker

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May 26

MMA mom slaps her son in the cage after humiliating loss

MMA fighter Viktor Kichigin was on the end of a brutal defeat on Thursday and suffered further humiliation after his mother entered the cage.

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May 25

Heather Hardy signs with Bellator, to fight Alice Yauger in New York

Unbeaten boxer Heather Hardy will make her MMA debut on June 24 when she faces Alice Yauger at Bellator 180 in New York. Heather Hardy, who has put together a perfect 20-0 record en route to becoming arguably the most popular female boxer in the U.S.,…

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May 25

Cris Cyborg May Be Facing Felony Charges; Angela Magana Intends to Sue

Though most altercations between fighters outside of the cage seem to eventually play out within the cage, that won’t happen with Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Angela Magana. For one, they are separated by two weight classes. It appears more likely their incident will be resolved in a courtroom, as Magana

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May 25

Ricardo Lamas Draws the Korean Zombie as Several UFC 214 Bouts Announced

Ricardo Lamas has drawn Chan Sung Jung, aka The Korean Zombie, in a pivotal featherweight addition to the UFC 214 fight card slated for July 29 in Anaheim, Calif. Lamas (17-5) sits at No. 3 in the UFC featherweight division, but alternating wins and losses in his last few bouts has him sitting on the

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May 25

Renan Barao Returns to Bantamweight at UFC 214

Renan Barao‘s featherweight experiment is over, at leasts for now. The former UFC bantamweight champion will return to 135 pounds at UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, Calif. Barao (34-4, 1NC) moved up to featherweight two bouts ago, but has had mixed results.

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May 25

Could Vitor Belfort Be Headed to Bellator After Final UFC Fight?

Vitor Belfort had originally planned on heading into retirement after fulfilling his current UFC contract. Now, he appears interested in fights with Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen. Belfort is slated to meet Nate Marquardt at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro, which is the final fight of his current

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May 24

Go Inside the New UFC Performance Institute

The Ultimate Fighting Championship recently unveiled its new headquarters in Las Vegas. Not only did the UFC consolidate its operations. It also built a state-of-the-art Performance Institute for its athletes.

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May 24

Demetrious Johnson Shoots Down Dana White’s Plan for Him to Fight TJ Dillashaw

There appear to be some mixed signals following the cancellation of Cody Garbrandt‘s UFC bantamweight title defense against TJ Dillashaw. Garbrandt vs. Dillashaw was supposed to take place at UFC 213, but after Garbrandt had to pull out of the fight due to a lingering back injury, the UFC moved swiftly

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May 24

Angela Lee Expecting Toughest Challenge Yet at Friday’s ONE: Dynasty of Heroes

In her last fight, Angela Lee came up against an undefeated opponent and made it look easy. The wildly popular 20-year-old will be looking to repeat the trick against Istela Nunes at ONE: Dynasty of Heroes on Friday, but knows it won’t be easy. Nasty Striker, Muay Thai world champion, she’s going

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May 24

Yoel Romero Takes On Robert Whittaker for Interim Belt

Middleweight champion Michael Bisping is still recovering from knee surgery and unable to defend his title. While Bisping is on the mend, top 185-pound contender Yoel Romero and No. 3 ranked Robert Whittaker will fight for the interim championship at …

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May 24

Cody Garbrandt off UFC 213; Romero vs. Whittaker interim title fight added

Yoel Romero will face Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middlewight title at UFC 213. There has been a bit of a shakeup to the UFC’s big July show in Las Vegas that will likely affect future cards as well. Speaking to ESPN.com, Dana White announced that bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will

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May 23

Dana White Addresses Cris Cyborg Battery Incident

Cris “Cyborg” Justino was cited for misdemeanor battery after punching Angela Magana at the UFC Athlete Retreat this past weekend. UFC president Dana White on Tuesday addressed the situation for the company’s first comment on the situation since it occurred on Saturday. The incident took place 

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