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  • Jon Jones: Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor believed their own hype

    Jones says he knows he can be beat, and that his team keeps him grounded. He doesn't think that's the case for the UFC's other two big stars.

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  • CM Punk: With a few UFC wins, 'who's to say I don't get a title shot?'

    CM Punk thinks if he can put some UFC wins together, a title shot is not out of the picture. Ever since Phil “CM Punk” Brooks signed with the UFC, people have questioned whether or not the former professional wrestler was serious about an MMA career or simply trying out a newfound hobby to pass…

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  • UFC 200: Top 10 modern-day trash talkers

    You don’t have to be a trash talker to be a great MMA fighter, but a great MMA fighter with exceptional trash talking abilities happens to go a long way in establishing crossover stars. No longer just a sideline story, trash talking is a selling point and helps drive home a narrative that engages…

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  • McDonald vs. Lineker Elevated to UFC Fight Night 91 Main Event

    With Michael Chiesa forced out of the UFC Fight Night 91 main event against fellow lightweight contender Tony Ferguson due to a back injury, the bantamweight bout between Michael McDonald and John Lineker has been elevated from the co-main event to the main event. Originally scheduled as a…

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  • Carlos Condit Foregoes Retirement to Fight Demian Maia at UFC 202

    Any fight card that lands Conor McGregor is going to be big, but UFC 202, where McGregor will rematch Nate Diaz, is getting UFC 200-like treatment. After adding Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs. Rick Story on Monday, UFC officials on Tuesday added a…

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  • Conor McGregor Wants To Own Part Of UFC If The Company Gets Sold

    Rumors of a UFC sale continue to swirl and swirl — the word is the deal is done and simply waiting to be announced. Not that the UFC will admit that. Other examples of that: banning MMA reporter Ariel Helwani from events for scooping them on fight announcements, and of course pulling Conor…

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  • Conor McGregor Would Demand Even Money to Make Floyd Mayweather Fight Happen

    In a perfect world, Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather is a fight that could happen. According to McGregor's coach, John Kavanagh, it would take Mayweather agreeing to an even split of the money generated in order for his fighter to accept the most rumored fight in history that has few roots in…

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  • Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira Moved to UFC 202, Cowboy Cerrone vs. Rick Story Added to Fight Card

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Monday that the light heavyweight bout between contenders Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira, originally scheduled for July 23, will now be the UFC 202 co-main event on August 20. UFC 202 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and is…

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  • Conor McGregor still at odds with UFC over media obligations

    Although Conor McGregor and the UFC made amends in order for the Irishman to get a second chance at Nate Diaz at UFC 202, that doesn’t necessarily mean that everything is kosher between the two sides. As a matter of fact, McGregor revealed that he and the UFC don’t exactly see eye-to-eye when it…

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  • Injury Forces Michael Chiesa Out of UFC South Dakota Main Event

    An injury has forced Michael Chiesa out of his UFC Fight Night 91 headlining bout opposite Tony Ferguson. Chiesa then posted details of the back injury that forced him out of the fight. “A back injury has forced me out of my scheduled fight for July 13th against Tony Ferguson,” wrote…

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  • Ex-UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo Killed in hit and run in Canada

    UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo was fatally injured early Sunday morning following an altercation in a parking lot in Edmonton, Alberta, police said. Jimmo, a Canadian, was pronounced dead in hospital. Known as ''The Big Deal'' during his mixed martial arts career, Jimmo went 19-5 in his MMA career, with…

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  • USADA Hands BJ Penn a Six-Month Suspension for IV Ban Violation

    UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn has accepted a six-month suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency. Penn had planned to return to the Octagon opposite Cole Miller at UFC 199 in June, but was flagged by USADA for violating the UFC's Anti-Doping Policy. During a March out-of-compeitition…

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  • Miesha Tate Shuts Down Cris Cyborg and Ronda Rousey Talk (UFC 200 Video)

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is set to put her belt on the line against Amanda Nunes. While everyone else seems to want to talk about her fighting Invicta FC champ Cris Cyborg or former UFC champ Ronda Rousey, Tate will have none of it.

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  • Mark Hunt UFC 200 Scrum Video: You Can't Really Knock Brock Lesnar's Accomplishments

    Mark Hunt became a late addition to the UFC 200 fight card when he got the call to fight WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar. Arriving early in Las Vegas to try and acclimate for the July 9 bout, Hunt spoke with MMAWeekly.com and other members of the media about the fight with Lesnar, the former UFC…

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  • Yahoo Sports' Top 10: Best fighters since UFC 100

    With UFC 200 right around the corner, Kevin Iole breaks down his top fighters since the promotion's initial centennial event.

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  • WWE, UFC star Brock Lesnar headlines 2K17 cover

    Brock Lesnar has put Suplex City on the 2K17 map. Lesnar, the former WWE and UFC heavyweight champion, was selected Monday as the cover superstar for the WWE 2K17 video game that is set for an Oct. 11 release. Lesnar recently created a stir when he announced his return to mixed martial arts after…

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  • Jon Jones Content at 205 Pounds, Would Consider Moving Up for UFC Heavyweight Title Shot

    As UFC 200 approaches, many eyes are on Jon Jones and how he recovers from a lengthy spell of turmoil, particularly in his personal life. Jones has fought one time since he was stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship last year, when he defeated late replacement Ovince Saint Preux for…

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  • UFC Veteran Light Heavyweight Ryan Jimmo Reportedly Dead at 34

    Canadian mixed martial artist, and seven-fight UFC veteran, Ryan Jimmo has died due to injuries suffered from a hit-and-run incident in a nightclub parking lot in the early morning hours of June 26. CBC News first reported that homicide detectives were investigating a hit-and-run on Whyte Avenue…

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  • Conor McGregor Confident He'll Toy with Nate Diaz… Again

    Call him brash or call him crazy, but Conor McGregor believes he is going to toy with Nate Diaz in their rematch at UFC 202 on Aug. 20 in Las Vegas. The more brash part of McGregor's claim is his belief that he toyed with Diaz in their first meeting at UFC 196, a fight that McGregor lost via…

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  • Paige VanZant Shot Down WWE and Movie Role for UFC Return

    Despite losing her last fight, UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has become a bigger star than ever by making it to the finals of ABC's “Dancing With the Stars.” Her increased profile has led to an opportunity to star in the upcoming movie “Kickboxer: Retaliation,” as well as an offer to participate at…

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