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Kevin Aguilar Replaces Arnold Allen, Meets Rick Glenn at ‘The Ultimate Fighter 28’ Finale

A bout originally scheduled for Gilbert Melendez vs. Arnold Allen has gradually transformed into Kevin Aguilar vs. Rick Glenn.
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Kevin Aguilar Replaces Arnold Allen, Meets Rick Glenn at ‘The Ultimate Fighter 28’ Finale

A bout originally scheduled for Gilbert Melendez vs. Arnold Allen has gradually transformed into Kevin Aguilar vs. Rick Glenn.
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Jessica Aguilar, Jodie Esquibel Rebooked for UFC Fight Night 133 in Boise

A strawweight clash pitting Jessica Aguilar against Jodie Esquibel originally scheduled for UFC Fight Night 131 in Utica, N.Y., last week has been rebooked for UFC Fight Night 133 in Boise, Idaho.
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Midnight Mania! NYSAC Claim They Pulled Aguilar Over ‘Potentially Contagious’ Condition

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The NYSAC says they pulled Jessica Aguilar from her fight Friday for a “potentially contagious” condition, via MMAFighting.com:

“Medical personnel identified a potentially contagious medical condition,” read the NYSAC statement, via New York State Department of State spokesperson Lee Park. “For the safety of the impacted fighter and her opponent, the fight was called off. UFC medical personnel were also consulted and concurred with the decision.”

Aguilar contended that she had consulted with a dermatologist who cleared her AFTER the weigh-ins Thursday… but that wasn’t good enough for the commission.

When asked about a doctor’s initial clearance of Aguilar, Park relayed that Aguilar’s condition “worsened overnight.”

“The reason the fight was canceled was because of the fighter’s condition on Friday,” Park wrote in an e-mail.

Her manager Abe Kawa appeared on the MMA Hour and said the UFC will take care of her, because this is her second fight in a row that was scrapped. He also said she got two tests and had a third one scheduled Monday (today).

“I do think that New York is going to get it right eventually,” Kawa said of the commission that just began regulating MMA in 2016. “I just think there’s certain people that are there right now that don’t understand what they’re doing, honestly. Not even the sport, just what they’re doing in general. It’s shameful, man. It’s shameful. Jessica didn’t deserve that. She deserved to be able to go out there and fight.”

“It is the worst way that I can think of, of telling a fighter they can’t fight,” Kawa said. “If you thought a fighter has something and you just sent them to a doctor that’s just a random doctor in the city that you’re in and you’re basically saying that doctor’s word is no longer good, I don’t know what we could have done to make this better.”

The decision is just the latest in a long line of bizarre decisions and outright missteps from a commission new to the sport, including pulling Max Holloway from his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, nearly refusing to let Pearl Gonzalez fight with breast implants, sending Ashley Yoder to a local hospital instead of allowing her to be treated on site after her fight in Albany, etc.


Insomnia

I’m mostly surprised that TJ Dillashaw and the last man to beat him (albeit by split decision), Dominick Cruz, were able to be in the same space amicably enough to shoot this commercial.

Watch out, featherweight: Mirsad Bektic, already one of the best athletes and wrestlers at 145, is training with Georges St. Pierre.

Regional MMA is amazing. Andy Richardson tipped me off to this brawl- it’s the promotion he won his amateur title for.

Bear knuckle… I see what you did there, Matt Brown.

Why would anyone volunteer to take Chuck Liddell’s punch?

‘Evil Rogan’ is a great name for Jimmy Smith, except he’s actually Good Rogan.

Is Yoel Romero making fun of Jorge Masvidal?

Who’s this !!! @gamebredfighter

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This Max Holloway painting is great

John Wayne Parr with the body shot

Mission accomplished

Daniel Cormier promises to outjab Stipe Miocic

How is a blackout worse than a Nazi tattoo? Is the reason that it’s too difficult, or that inmates are quicker to speak to you? Can’t have it both ways. And by all inmates you mean… the white inmates?

I want to believe him, because I’ve met Lee and she seems like a genuinely nice person, but I’m just not completely sold on this explanation… what really blows me away, though, is how many people are defending swastika tattoos like they aren’t a thing.

Just a friendly street fight, nothing serious

He couldn’t do this again if he tried

Chad Mendes hitting mitts

Derek Lewis brings the content

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This was the amazing picture that Conor McGregor complimented from the bare knuckle boxing event this weekend

Fight & Aftermath #bareknuckleboxing

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Just a taste:

Joey Beltran vs Tony Lopez Repost: @highlights480

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Gregor Gillespie has indeed been fishing all weekend

CM Punk took the one true route to power and wealth- celebrity

Fear the return

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Great fight here

fuck you…fuck you…fuck you….YOU COOL…fuck you

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Yair Rodriguez got his job back but I’m guessing he didn’t get a pay raise for this fight.

Как вам новость?

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I’ve always maintained South Park’s humor is just going with the first and worst jokes the writers think of, and that fits Colby Covington perfectly.

Keenan Cornelius is NOT happy with the IBJJF.


Slips, Rips, and Submission Clips

Lethwei is even more metal than bareknuckle boxing

Spin kicks

With Alastair Overeem facing a dedicated wrestler in Curtis Blaydes, will we see a return of his deadly guillotine chokes?

I’m sorry, this is still extremely funny to me.


Podcasts and Video

UFC Fight Night 131 on Friday already feels like a lifetime ago, but here is our post-fight show! Follow MMA Mania on Youtube

The MMA Hour


Random Land

I’ve got a long Random Land for you today

Colby Covington can’t ruin it for me any longer- I’ve finally seen Infinity War

This ramen commercial has no chill.

Not where you want to be right now

Where you want to be right now:

Stay woke, Maniacs! Follow me on Twitter and Facebook @Vorpality

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Jessica Aguilar Removed from UFC Fight Night 126 After Liva Renata Souza Withdrawal

Over the weekend, former Invicta FC standout Livia Renata Souza was forced to pull out of her Octagon debut against Jessica Aguilar at UFC Fight Night 126 due to a hand injury.
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Claudia Gadelha vs. Jessica Aguilar full fight video

At UFC 190 on Aug. 1, 2015, top strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha took on UFC newcomer and women’s MMA veteran Jessica Aguilar in the opening of the pay-per-view main card. That night, Gadelha picked up another win in the UFC women’s strawweight division, outpointing Aguilar in a unanimous decision.

Almost two years later and having challenged for the belt, Gadelha will be looking to get back in title contention by taking on Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the co-main event of UFC 212. This event, which will be headlined by a featherweight title unification bout between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway, is set to take place on Saturday at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Claudia Gadelha vs. Jessica Aguilar full fight video

At UFC 190 on Aug. 1, 2015, top strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha took on UFC newcomer and women’s MMA veteran Jessica Aguilar in the opening of the pay-per-view main card. That night, Gadelha picked up another win in the UFC women’s strawweight division, outpointing Aguilar in a unanimous decision.

Almost two years later and having challenged for the belt, Gadelha will be looking to get back in title contention by taking on Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the co-main event of UFC 212. This event, which will be headlined by a featherweight title unification bout between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway, is set to take place on Saturday at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Jessica Aguilar to Face Cortney Casey at UFC 211 in Dallas on May 13

Jessica Aguilar will lock horns with Cortney Casey in a strawweight clash at UFC 211, the promotion announced Tuesday.
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Jessica Aguilar to Face Cortney Casey at UFC 211 in Dallas on May 13

Jessica Aguilar will lock horns with Cortney Casey in a strawweight clash at UFC 211, the promotion announced Tuesday.
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Jessica Aguilar to Face Cortney Casey at UFC 211 in Dallas on May 13

Jessica Aguilar will lock horns with Cortney Casey in a strawweight clash at UFC 211, the promotion announced Tuesday.
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