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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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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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“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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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, despite their boxing spectacle being in the rearview mirror, have done little to let the fervor die down. In fact, they’ve been teasing a potential rematch… in the UFC Octagon, no less. Most people have written that off as the two simply using their hype from
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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is going to headline UFC 224, but it won’t be against featherweight titleholder Cris Cyborg as many had hoped. With Cyborg having fought three times in the past seven months, most recently at last week’s UFC 222, asking her to return at UFC
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UFC flyweight Paige VanZant broke her arm in January, but she’s already plotting her return to the Octagon. VanZant suffered a broken arm early in her UFC Fight Night 124 bout with Jessica-Rose Clark on Jan. 14. It was a nasty break to her forearm – VanZant tweeted the x-ray showing the break –
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Top featherweight contender Brian Ortega earned a title shot against champion Max Holloway with his UFC 222 knockout win over former lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar on March 3. The title fight against Holloway is being targeted for this summer. …
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UFC bantamweight Ketlen Vieira extended her unbeaten streak to 10 consecutive fights when she defeated former title challenger Cat Zingano at UFC 222 on Saturday. After her impressive performance at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas against Zingano, Vieira …
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Of course, it won’t be official until Forbes releases its annual list of “The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes,” but McGregor has never been one to wait in the shadows for the spotlight to hit him. McGregor ranked 24th on the Forbes list in 2017, tied with soccer star Gareth Bale at $34 million
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This past weekend in Columbus, Ohio, former UFC women’s champion Ronda Rousey was promoted to 6th degree black belt in judo alongside her mother, AnnMaria DeMars. The ceremony was held in part with Rousey being inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame at the Arnold Classic, which is held
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Lightweight contender Kevin Lee sees himself fighting Conor McGregor by the end of the year, but only because it is the route he sees that gets him another shot at “the real champ” Tony Ferguson. Lee has fought Ferguson before, losing to him at UFC 21…
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