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Michael Bisping to Face Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 122

Michael Bisping took a pretty decent beating in his failed title defense against Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217. In fact, the New York State Athletic Commission levied a 30-day suspension on him, which is pretty standard for a fighter who wasn’t knocked out. But then Anderson Silva failed a drug test, and the main event […]

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Michael Bisping to Face Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 122

Michael Bisping took a pretty decent beating in his failed title defense against Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217. In fact, the New York State Athletic Commission levied a 30-day suspension on him, which is pretty standard for a fighter who wasn’t knocked out. But then Anderson Silva failed a drug test, and the main event […]

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Bellator Is Putting Together a Heavyweight Tournament

Scott Coker put his Strikeforce promotion on the map with a heavyweight tournament that brought together the biggest names in mixed martial arts, and you just knew it was only a matter of time before he did the same with Bellator. Well, it’s coming, folks. And the names of those taking part in it… wow. […]

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The Ladies Are Wrecking Each Other on TUF 26

Maybe you’ve been watching The Walking Dead or Strangers Things 2 instead, by while you were preoccupied, TUF 26 has been rocking and rolling along without you. Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje are the opposing coaches, and while there’s been little heat between the two of them, the ladies they’re in charge of have been […]

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Frankie Edgar Out of Max Holloway Fight

Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar was supposed to meet current featherweight champ Max Holloway in the cage for UFC 218, but thanks to an as-yet undisclosed injury, Edgar is stuck on the sidelines. Edgar posted a brief statement about it on Instagram, and though he doesn’t go into much detail about the nature of the […]

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UFC Fight Night 120 Primer: Is This It For Matt Brown?

Matt Brown has been a UFC fighter since TUF 7, and in all the years since then, he’s given us more violence per square inch – inflicted on others and inflicted on himself – than any other dude on the UFC roster. And his co-main event bout against Diego Sanchez (a TUF 1 vet!) at […]

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UFC Fight Night 120 Primer: Is This It For Matt Brown?

Matt Brown has been a UFC fighter since TUF 7, and in all the years since then, he’s given us more violence per square inch – inflicted on others and inflicted on himself – than any other dude on the UFC roster. And his co-main event bout against Diego Sanchez (a TUF 1 vet!) at […]

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UFC Fight Night 120 Primer: Countdown to Poirier vs. Pettis

It’s hard to pin down where exactly Anthony Pettis and Dustin Poirier reside on the food chain. Pettis was champ practically forever ago, and Poirier was almost a top contender, but the true elites of the UFC had their way with them, and so here they are. And where is here? Headlining UFC Fight Night […]

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UFC Fight Night 120 Primer: Countdown to Poirier vs. Pettis

It’s hard to pin down where exactly Anthony Pettis and Dustin Poirier reside on the food chain. Pettis was champ practically forever ago, and Poirier was almost a top contender, but the true elites of the UFC had their way with them, and so here they are. And where is here? Headlining UFC Fight Night […]

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ICYMI, This Happened at Bellator This Weekend

Sometimes violence occurs on an MMA card that’s so brutal and shocking, the clip will go viral. Such was the case with the sudden ending of an undercard fight at Bellator 186 on Friday, which saw Tywan Claxton destroy Johnny Bonilla-Bowman with a flying knee in a minute and a half. I actually know Bonilla-Bowman. […]

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