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Three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz hosted a media workout Tuesday at the new Team Watson Boxing Club in Lake Balboa, Calif. as he prepares to defend his featherweight titles against Chris Avalos on Saturday, October 14 in the main […]Article: …
09.19 / 23:46
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Carlos Condit isn't ready to hang'em up just yet.After openly contemplating retirement following a submission loss to Demian Maia in August 2016, the former UFC interim welterweight champion took to Twitter on Tuesday to ask matchmaker Sean Shelby for a dance partner in either December or January:Yo! @seanshelby what's up big guy...? I'm wanting to fight in December or January... what say you!?— Carlos Condit (@CarlosCondit) September 19, 2017 Condit's tapout loss to Maia came seven months …
09.19 / 23:06
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Gamblers who made straight bets on Golovkin and Alvarez had their money refunded on what was considered a push and sports books lost on the draw, a prop bet that opened at 30-1 at MGM Resorts and Caesars Palace sports…
09.19 / 22:15
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Combate Americas is brining back the one-night tournament — with a significant cash prize at s…
09.19 / 21:58
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ONE Championship is bringing a rare superfight to the Philippines.The fledgling Asian promotion's lightweight champ Eduard Folayang will defend his crown against reigning featherweight king Martin Nguyen in the main event of ONE 64 on Nov. 10 at Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, officials announced Tuesday, per MMAjunkie's Dann Stupp.The matchup will mark the first clash of champions in ONE's six-year history.Folayang, 32, has called the promotion home since its inception and won the 155-pound…
09.19 / 21:53
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09.19 / 21:52
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Raphael Assuncao's road to the UFC bantamweight title now goes through Matthew Lopez.The perennial contender is set to square off with the surging Lopez at UFC Fight Night 120 on Nov. 11 at Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Va., ESPN's Brett Okamoto reports.The 35-year-old Assuncao has won two straight and all but one of 10 UFC bouts at 135 pounds. He last bested former WSOF champ Marlon Moraes by split decision at UFC 212, a win he'd hoped would cement him as the next challenger…
09.19 / 19:45
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MMA Junkie reports that an interim lightweight title fight between Kevin Lee (16-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and Tony Ferguson (23-3 MMA, 13-1 UFC) will main[.........] The post Kevin Lee vs. Tony Ferguson Will Likely Main Event UFC 216 appeared first on…
09.19 / 19:01
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In an interview with MMA Fighting, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg said that she’s no longer interested in a fight with Ronda Rousey. Rousey’s[.........] The post Cris Cyborg Says She’s Not Interested In Fighting Ronda Rousey appeared first on…
09.19 / 19:01
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Although he doesn’t have the most sparkling record in recent years, Roy Nelson remains one of the most recognizable heavyweights in mixed martial a…
09.19 / 17:48
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Bellator has taken its investment in a women's flyweight division one step further.The promotion will crown its inaugural female 125-pound champ when Ilima-Lei Macfarlane meets Emily Ducote on Nov. 3 on Penn State University's campus for Bellator 186, according to ESPN's Brett Okamoto.Bellator has signed a litany of flyweight talent of late - including former UFC strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau - with the undefeated Macfarlane leading the charge. The 27-year-old has gone…
09.19 / 17:43
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UFC Fight Night 119 has another solid addition to its card.A bantamweight tilt between John Lineker and Marlon Vera has been booked for the Oct. 28 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz confirmed with sources Tuesday following a report from Combate.The booking comes mere days after Lineker took to Twitter to challenge fellow top-10 fixture Bryan Caraway to square off on the bill. The lengthy exchange didn't amount to much, as the pair couldn't settle on a date.…
09.19 / 17:43
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I can not close out today’s Immediate Thoughts without mentioning the “big fight” this past Saturday. Canelo Álvarez versus Gennady Golovkin. This was supposed to be the fight that brought pro boxing back to the forefront. The bout that would be the fight of the year. A fight that would far outshine the Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor fiasco a few weeks back. It failed on all fronts. In fact, most fans and even a few sportswriters thought “Triple G” was…
09.19 / 15:42
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Highly-touted grappler Mackenzie Dern will be moving up from strawweight to flyweight for her next fight under the Legacy Fighting Alliance…
09.19 / 15:28
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A champion vs. champion matchup is set for the headliner of One Championship’s Nov. 10 e…
09.19 / 14:08
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will head to Fresno, Calif., for the first time on Dec.…
09.19 / 14:08
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Cris Cyborg has spent years pushing to face Ronda Rousey in the UFC Octagon - but now, the newly crowned women's featherweight champion appears to have moved on.Rousey's coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, revealed Monday that his client's chances of a UFC return are 50-50, but if she did opt for one more fight, his preference would be the Brazilian.However, Cyborg doesn't believe this version of Rousey is worth her time. "If Ronda wants to come back for a fight," Cyborg said, according to…
09.19 / 14:03
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It’s quite rare for any big fight to be staged on a Sunday; even rarer if the Sunday doesn’t fall on a bank holiday weekend. The big fights these days are reserved for Friday and Saturday nights, but it seems […]Article: …
09.19 / 12:47
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The highly anticipated showdown between undefeated unified WBA/WBC/IBF middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and lineal middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez took place this past Saturday in Las Vegas. While the fight may not have lived up to its lofty expectations, it […]Article: …
09.19 / 10:52
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There are a few big fight cards still to come this year, but the biggest year end card that will close out what has been a good year for the sport overall could well be the one we fans will […]Article: …
09.19 / 08:57
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