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Surging SBG Featherweight Pedro Carvalho Scores Submission Win At Bellator 226

Pedro Carvalho managed to score an impressive submission victory over the veteran Sam Sicilia at Bellator 226 last night. The SBG standout will advance to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Bellator featherweight grand-prix and as a result, will edge closer to the tournament’s $1 million overall prize. Carvalho, who held both the Portuguese and Irish flags above his head upon …

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“I Just Didn’t Get A Rhythm. He’s Very Awkward.”

Dustin Poirier explained what it was like to share the octagon with the UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and where he felt he misstepped.  All things considered, the fight that occurred between the two in Abu Dhabi wasn’t overly close. Poirier briefly had two great moments, of course, one in the second round and another in the third but overall, …

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Khabib Dominates & Submits Poirier In Third Round At UFC 242

Khabib Nurmagomedov moved to 28-0 with a near-perfect performance in the UFC 242 main-event, besting Dustin Poirier to retain the 155lb title. Khabib Nurmagomedov second outing as champion of the UFC lightweight division saw him take on the surging contender Dustin Poirier in the UFC 242 main-event – a night that was filled from top-to-bottom with both his gym-mates and …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs. Dustin Poirier: Our Official Prediction

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s second defense of his UFC lightweight title will see him take on the surging contender Dustin Poirier in the UFC 242 main-event. Nurmagomedov’s road to eventually winning that title may have taken quite a bit longer than most would have hoped, but now, with a signature win over the sport’s biggest star in his back-pocket, UFC 242 stands …

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Irish Prospect Ian Garry Scores Incredible Question-Mark Kick KO

One of Ireland’s most promising young prospects Ian Garry managed to score a picture-perfect question-mark kick KO in his second pro-outing. Cage Warriors Unplugged 2 was the event and if there were any doubts over the abilities possessed by this talented young Team KF welterweight – everyone in that arena was left with the name Ian Garry fixed firmly in …

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Cris Cyborg Ends UFC Run To Sign With Bellator

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Former UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has ended her free agency and officially signed with Bellator MMA. Bellator president Scott Coker made the announcement on Tuesday claiming that Cyborg had signed the ‘biggest contract in women’s MMA history’. “I have worked with countless athletes over my thirty-plus years of promoting combat sports, but there is no one quite like Cyborg,” …

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Kenny Florian Believes Daniel Cormier Should Retire From MMA

Kenny Florian has given his take on the immediate future of the former light-heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier, of course, lost out by way of fourth-round TKO to Stipe Miocic in the UFC 241 main-event last month, signalling the end of his run as the champion of the UFC heavyweight division and in many ways, leaving his future …

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Khabib Addresses Changing Weight-Classes & The Super-Fight Approach

Khabib Nurmagomedov spoke to the media in a recent exchange and explained exactly why the idea of switching between weight-classes isn’t as appealing as a run at lightweight. To his credit, staying unbeaten in the most stacked weight-class in the sport is something that should be commended but in the modern-day landscape of MMA, where super-fights are paramount, the idea …

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Chael Sonnen Questions How Fame & Ring-Rust Will Affect Khabib

Chael Sonnen believes that the MMA community are omitting several key points from their analysis of the UFC 242 headliner between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier. Nurmagomedov is a massive global superstar at this point. To those who don’t believe that to be the case, I would simply urge you to look at his social media metrics, his post-UFC 229 …

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