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While Daniel Cormier may feel he needs to beat Jon Jones to cement his legacy, "Bones" is confident that his place in history is already carved out.With 22 wins on his record and his only loss coming by disqualification, Jones feels he's done enough to earn the title of GOAT."I believe that I'm already the greatest fighter of all time," Jones told Fox Sports 1's "Undisputed" on Monday. "My record speaks for itself. I've beaten six Hall of Famers already and my resume is (incomparable) to…
07.24 / 17:17
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Jon Jones has a great deal of respect for Conor McGregor and what he's done for MMA, but he can't ignore the facts.Appearing on Fox Sports 1's "Undisputed" on Monday, "Bones" professed that he's been inspired with what McGregor has proven to be possible in the MMA world, however he's not picking "The Notorious" in his next bout."I'm really happy for McGregor to be in this position, but if I were a betting man, I would imagine that you just have to side on the side of greatness.…
07.24 / 17:17
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– The Rock posted on Twitter, confirming reports from an interview where he claimed that he was considering a UFC run 10-years ago… “I t…
07.24 / 14:30
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Warning: Story contains coarse languageThe UFC's top middleweights continue to jockey for a shot at champion Michael Bisping, and a fight to be the No. 1 contender has extended into the Twitterverse.No. 2 ranked middleweight Yoel Romero took to social media to inform his fans that the No. 3 man in the division turned down a fight with him.So @LukeRockhold didn't want to fight me ????????‍♂️ @bisping you're up #seeyousoonboyyyyy— Peoples Champ (@YoelRomeroMMA) July 23, 2017 Luke Rockhold responde
07.24 / 14:13
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Two fighters in need of a win have verbally agreed to meet in the cage.Veteran Nik Lentz tweeted Monday morning that he and Will Brooks have agreed to fight on Oct. 7 at UFC 216 in Las Vegas and are merely waiting to put pen to paper.I verbally agreed to fight Will Brooks, Oct 7 in Vegas. Just waiting on the contract! #UFC216 #UFC @UFC pic.twitter.com/0oDC1hoMKp— Nik Lentz (@NikLentz) July 24, 2017 The two lightweights are seeking to rebound from recent defeats. Lentz's last bout came on F…
07.24 / 13:14
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411's Dan Plunkett examines Cormier vs. Jones…
07.24 / 04:36
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Warning: Story contains coarse languageChris Weidman appeared to hit Michael Bisping's sore spot during a heated Twitter exchange Sunday, poking fun at the UFC middleweight champion's eye injury which nearly ended his career. Weidman called out Bisping following a submission win over Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday, and the brash Brit responded quickly, tweeting "Say my name b----" at the American.Weidman did just that, and then took his shot at Bisping's personal appearance:Bitch— Chris W…
07.24 / 02:22
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The summer of the UFC's discontent drags on.Based on overnight ratings, Saturday's UFC on FOX 25 event drew a reported 1.64 million viewers, the lowest ever for the series, according to Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting.The dubious record was previously held by UFC on FOX 24, which took place on April 15. Along with several pay-per-views that have reportedly underperformed in recent months (including UFC 213), this continues an ugly trend for the promotion in 2017.It also marks a sharp drop off…
07.23 / 23:24
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Legendary former champion Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran had the following to say about Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Read HERE. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!…
07.23 / 23:24
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By Anthony “Zute” George Chris Weidman’s standing in the UFC was in some jeopardy after three straight losses by KO/TKO stoppage. Indeed, a loss in MMA, especially in the UFC, does not always equate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…
07.23 / 23:24
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Ghana’s Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe made mincemeat of Javier Chacon of Argentina to successfully defend his WBO International Super Bantamweight title courtesy a round 7 TKO in Accra on Saturday night and quickly threw the gauntlet to WBO world champion, […]Article: …
07.23 / 23:01
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It was a quiet weekend as far as boxing action goes, but there were a few fights taking place. Last night in Chihuahua, Mexico, former WBO bantam and former WBC featherweight king Jhonny Gonzalez scored an impressive second round stoppage […]Article: …
07.23 / 23:01
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Ward says he’d strongly look at fighting Bellew if the WBC cruiser belt is on the line Fans await the respective next move of Andre Ward and Tony Bellew. Pound-for-pound king Ward is still weighing up his weight options, as […]Article: …
07.23 / 23:01
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Heavyweight legend and all time great Evander Holyfield managed to get himself all the big-name, mega fights he wanted during his fine career; and “The Real Deal” won most of them. Now, with future heavyweight star (or present heavyweight star, […]Article: Box…
07.23 / 23:01
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– In a post on Instagram, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green posted a photo of Conor McGregor wearing a Warriors jersey and said…
07.23 / 22:38
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After UFC on FOX 25, theScore's Alexander K. Lee picks which matchups should be made for the event's biggest winners.Chris Weidman vs. Rockhold-Branch winnerBy submitting Kelvin Gastelum in Saturday's main event, Weidman staved off a fourth consecutive loss that could have put his UFC career in jeopardy.Recap: Weidman ends losing skid with 3rd-round submission of GastelumThe win also put "The All-American" right back into title contention and he wasted no time calling out middleweight…
07.23 / 22:18
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She might not be allowed to dress up at weigh-ins anymore, but Angela Hill is still finding ways to let her geek flag fly.The UFC strawweight took to her social media accounts to share a video of her and fellow MMA fighters Jessica Penne and Paulina Granados dancing around the neighborhood in Street Fighter cosplay:#InADreamChallenge #SDCC2017 #StreetFighter #Sagat #Sakura #Elena pic.twitter.com/ljmMRhtyc4— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) July 23, 2017 That's Hill as Elena, Penne as Sagat, a…
07.23 / 19:22
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Former British reality television star Abi Clarke has reportedly been targeted by Conor McGregor fans since news broke she is dating Floyd Mayweather.According to Ed Gleave of the Daily Star, Clarke has endured verbal abuse and had someone throw a brick through the window of her home in Essex that read “F– the Mayweathers,” which is “often chanted by McGregor fans,” Gleave wrote.While walking on the street, she was reportedly approached by “three…
07.23 / 17:34
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Scott Stallings birdied the final hole for an 11-under 60 and a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship in Opelika, Ala. Stallings’ 12-foot putt on the par-four 18th caught the right edge and dropped in for the second 60 in two days in sweltering conditions at Grand National’s rain-…
07.23 / 06:50
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