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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 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

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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Nov 11

Conor McGregor’s ‘Notorious’ documentary full of never before seen footage and some sparring with Malignaggi

“It’s either all or nothing in the game I’m in,” a baby faced Conor McGregor says during the opening credits of the documentary “Conor McGregor: Notorious” that covers the rapid ascent of the Irishman. “My dream is to be the world champion in the UFC,…

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Nov 10

Anderson Silva tests positive for banned substance, legendary career hangs in balance

Legendary former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is accused of failing an Oct. 26 anti-doping test, putting his career in jeopardy. The career of UFC legend Anderson Silva hangs in the balance after the UFC announced in a short news release t…

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Nov 10

Anderson Silva Flagged for Potential UFC Doping Violation, Pulled from Kelvin Gastelum Bout

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been flagged for a potential doping violation from USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) and pulled from his upcoming fight against Kelvin Gastelum in China. “The UFC organization was notified tod…

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Nov 10

Bellator Uses Conor McGregor Storming the Cage to Promote Tape-Delayed Dublin Card

If you weren’t planning on watching Bellator’s tape delayed fight card from Dublin on Friday night, you may want to rethink your plans now that Conor McGregor is part of the show. What started as a middle-of-the-road Bellator fight card that was to air on Spike TV on a tape delay due to the

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Nov 10

Conor McGregor Goes After Referee Marc Goddard in Melee Following Fight in Bellator

What started out as a celebration for his teammate’s victory soon devolved into UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor going after referee Marc Goddard at the Bellator 187 event in Ireland on Friday. The altercation occurred at the end of the fight after SBG teammate Charlie Ward knocked out opponent

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Nov 10

Conor McGregor storms cage after teammate’s victory at Bellator 187 and confronts referee

After the Irishman was reprimanded by referee Marc Goddard for walking around the Octagon and being a distraction at UFC Gdansk last month, McGregor took things a step further at Bellator 187 by jumping into the cage and confronting Goddard after watch…

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Nov 10

Georges St-Pierre’s Comeback Nearly Derailed by Profuse Vomiting

While Georges St-Pierre‘s return to the Octagon was an unmitigated success, it wasn’t without significant hurdles. St-Pierre has long said that he would have to put on a tremendous amount of weight to make an effective move to middleweight. Having achieved the goal, it’s unclear if St-Pierre

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Nov 10

Martin Nguyen Stuns Manila, Knocks Out Eduard Folayang, Becomes Two-Division Champ

Eduard Folayang is a hero on the Philippines and was widely expected to defend his lightweight title for the second time when he fought Martin Nguyen at ONE: Legnds of the World on Friday (local time). Folayang was fighting on home territory, in front…

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Nov 10

Poirier and Pettis Make Weight for UFC Norfolk, but One Main Card Fighter Misses

UFC Fight Night 120: Poirier vs. Pettis lands in Norfolk, Va., this week with a strong fight card for Veteran’s Day weekend.

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Nov 10

Georges St-Pierre Fought Michael Bisping with Injured Neck

Former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre returned to the Octagon after four years away from the sport at UFC 217 on Nov. 4 and captured the middleweight title by choking out Michael Bisping. Adding to the impressive accomplishment, St-Pierre suff…

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Nov 10

Manager: Max Holloway Ready for Swanson, McGregor, Ferguson or Whoever the UFC Finds

Featherweight champion Max Holloway is anxiously awaiting word from the UFC on a new opponent after Frankie Edgar was forced out of their fight due to injury. Holloway was supposed to face Edgar in his first title defense at UFC 218 Fight Card and Sta…

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Nov 10

Rampage Jackson Free of UFC, Inks New Deal with Bellator

Bellator on Thursday announced that it has signed a new multi-fight contract with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson that will likely keep the former UFC light heavyweight champion under the Bellator promotional banner for the duration of his career. After sev…

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