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Scott Coker Open To UFC/Bellator Cross-Promotional Super-Fights

The Bellator president spoke to the media ahead of this weekend’s stacked Bellator 222 card and explained how teaming up with the UFC would not be as out of the question as many would assume. After a successful crossover that saw RIZIN champion Kyoji Horiguchi take on Bellator’s title-holder Darrion Caldwell at RIZIN 14, the Bellator bantamweight title will be …

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Why You Need To Watch Bellator 222 This Weekend

Bellator 222 on Friday night is one of the best fight-cards Scott Coker and co. have assembled in quite some time, a superb offering filled to the brim with matchups of real significance to the sport. With eighteen fights to be found on its lineup, there is, of course, every reason to be put off by the length of this …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov On His Key To Defeating Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that he possesses the tool necessary to crack the riddle that is Tony Ferguson and hand him his first loss since 2012.  Not to say Khabib isn’t a riddle in his own right. At 27-0, he holds the longest active win-streak in major MMA competition and with his last victory – a crushing domination of the former …

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Khabib Dismisses Talk Of Rematch With Conor McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has dismissed rumours of a rematch with Conor McGregor at a press conference ahead of his fight with interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier. Earlier this month Dana White confirmed that McGregor had returned to training in the hope of a rematch with the Russian. Khabib is currently serving a nine-month ban for his role in …

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Watch Live: Khabib vs Dustin Poirier UFC 242 Press Conference

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to return to the octagon at UFC 242 as he takes on Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi in August for the undisputed 155lb crown. Khabib hasn’t fought since defending his title against Conor McGregor in October via a fourth-round submission thanks to a suspension he received for jumping over the cage and attacking …

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Marlon Moraes Explains His UFC 238 Defeat To Henry Cejudo

Marlon Moraes has explained the issues and general mistakes that led to his third-round TKO defeat to the UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo. Speaking in a post-fight interview (via MMA Junkie), the former WSOF champion outlined exactly where he felt he went wrong over the course of the fight’s three-round duration. “I just messed up. I got out of the …

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Valentina Shevchenko Stiffens Jessica Eye With Vicious Head-Kick

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Wow… that is a knockout for the ages. Valentina Shevchenko defended her flyweight belt at UFC 238 with an absolutely vicious head-kick that had Jessica Eye out-cold before she hit the mat. The flyweight champion dominated proceedings from start to finish and landed the highlight reel kick early into the second-round. It took several minutes for Eye to come around …

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Cejudo Solidifies ‘Champ-Champ’ Status With Win Over Moraes

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It just keeps getting better and better for Henry Cejudo.  First, he took down long-reigning flyweight kingpin, Demetrius Johnson, to claim UFC gold before defending his title against the then-bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw. With Dillashaw sidelined following a positive test for EPO, Cejudo was granted a shot at the bantamweight title against Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 and he delivered …

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Tony Ferguson’s Reply To Those Seeking Answers About His Personal Life

Tony Ferguson has spoken directly to those who have prying into his personal life of late after some well-publicised issues he was dealing with outside of the octagon. After the news came out that Ferguson’s wife had filed for a temporary restraining order against following numerous instances of bizarre and frightening behaviour, there was been a massive outpour of support …

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