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UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island produces terrible overnight ratings

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Tom Taylor

On Saturday night, the UFC debuted in Long Island, New York with UFC on Fox 25. This 14-fight card was an exciting one for fans, as we witnessed impressive finishes, brilliant comebacks, and back-and-forth wars. Unfortunately, the card was an absolute dud from a viewership perspective. In fact, it brought in the lowest overnight viewership... The post UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island produces terrible...

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UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island produces terrible overnight ratings

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Tom Taylor
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On Saturday night, the UFC debuted in Long Island, New York with UFC on Fox 25. This 14-fight card was an exciting one for fans, as we witnessed impressive finishes, brilliant comebacks, and back-and-forth wars. Unfortunately, the card was an absolute dud from a viewership perspective. In fact, it brought in the lowest overnight viewership... The post UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island produces terrible...

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VIDEO | Cris Cyborg looks lethal in final sparring session for UFC 214

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Tom Taylor

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Anaheim, California with UFC 214. This massive card will be anchored by three anticipated title fights. The first of these three title fights will occur in the women’s featherweight division, where destructive Brazilian striker Cris “Cyborg” Justino will battle Tonya Evinger for the vacant throne. With this... The post VIDEO | Cris Cyborg looks lethal in f...

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Yoel Romero wants Michael Bisping fight, even if it’s not for the belt: He needs to pay

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero stepped into the cage with Robert Whittaker in an interim middleweight title fight. Despite a strong start, Romero lost this fight by unanimous decision, thereby losing his chance a a title-unifying showdown with undisputed champ Michael Bisping. While Romero understands he’s lost... The post Yoel Romero wants Michael Bisping fig...

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Yoel Romero wants Michael Bisping fight, even if it’s not for the belt: He needs to pay

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Tom Taylor

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero stepped into the cage with Robert Whittaker in an interim middleweight title fight. Despite a strong start, Romero lost this fight by unanimous decision, thereby losing his chance a a title-unifying showdown with undisputed champ Michael Bisping. While Romero understands he’s lost... The post Yoel Romero wants Michael Bisping fig...

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Former UFC Champion Rockhold Becoming Disgruntled Fighter

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 2 hours ago by Dana Becker

Former UFC champion Luke Rockhold stopped by “Submission Radio” recently to discuss when he’ll return to the Octagon. Below is a transcript of the interview: What Luke thought of Whittaker’s win over Romero “You know, it was telling. Whittaker showed a lot of potential in the Jacare fight and you were wondering how that would […] The post Former UFC Champion Rockhold Becoming Disgruntled Fighter a...

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Chidi Njokuani Featured “Foundations”

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 2 hours ago by Dana Becker

Go in-depth with Chidi Njokuani in this edition of “Foundations” with Jimmy Smith. Njokuani returns to the cage at Bellator 182. The post Chidi Njokuani Featured “Foundations” appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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Roger Gracie retires from jiu-jitsu after submitting Marcus Buchecha at Gracie Pro

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12 hours ago by Tim Burke
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Roger Gracie’s legendary jiu-jitsu career ended on a high note with a big submission win at Gracie Pro. Roger Gracie is officially stepping away from jiu-jitsu, and the legend ended his mat career on a very high note. The 10-time IBJJF world champion showed up at a Gracie Pro event to meet the only other man to win the world championships as many times as him - Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida - and subm...

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PHOTO | Patrick Cummins shares “ambulance selfie” after bloody win over Gian Villante

www.bjpenn.com Posted 14 hours ago by Tom Taylor

Last night, in the second fight of the UFC Long Island main card, light heavyweight wrestler Patrick Cummins stepped into the cage with dangerous New Yorker Gian Villante. After three fun rounds of action, Cummins was awarded a split decision win. While Cummins will leave Long Island a winner, he certainly didn’t look the part... The post PHOTO | Patrick Cummins shares “ambulance selfie” after blo...

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PHOTO | Patrick Cummins shares “ambulance selfie” after bloody win over Gian Villante

www.bjpenn.com Posted 14 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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Last night, in the second fight of the UFC Long Island main card, light heavyweight wrestler Patrick Cummins stepped into the cage with dangerous New Yorker Gian Villante. After three fun rounds of action, Cummins was awarded a split decision win. While Cummins will leave Long Island a winner, he certainly didn’t look the part... The post PHOTO | Patrick Cummins shares “ambulance selfie” after blo...

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Jorge Masvidal explains why McGregor has “barely any chance” against Mayweather

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:58 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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On August 26, UFC lightweight Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor is tremendously talented as a mixed martial artist, he’s being given little chance against Mayweather in the boxing ring. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, top UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal weighed... The post Jorge Masvidal explains why McGregor h...

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Jorge Masvidal explains why McGregor has “barely any chance” against Mayweather

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:58 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor

On August 26, UFC lightweight Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor is tremendously talented as a mixed martial artist, he’s being given little chance against Mayweather in the boxing ring. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, top UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal weighed... The post Jorge Masvidal explains why McGregor h...

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Jimmie Rivera sounds off on Dominick Cruz: Defend your spot or get out of the way

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:18 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Last night, in the first bout of the UFC Long Island main card, streaking bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera stepped into the cage with venomous Brazilian striker Thomas Almeida. After three fun rounds of fighting, Rivera was awarded a unanimous decision win. With this outcome, he improved to an incredible 21-1, and further cemented himself as... The post Jimmie Rivera sounds off on Dominick Cru...

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Jimmie Rivera sounds off on Dominick Cruz: Defend your spot or get out of the way

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:18 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Last night, in the first bout of the UFC Long Island main card, streaking bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera stepped into the cage with venomous Brazilian striker Thomas Almeida. After three fun rounds of fighting, Rivera was awarded a unanimous decision win. With this outcome, he improved to an incredible 21-1, and further cemented himself as... The post Jimmie Rivera sounds off on Dominick Cru...

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VIDEO | Watch Roger Gracie submit “Buchecha” in his final jiu-jitsu match

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:44 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Roger Gracie venceu Buchecha. #GraciePro pic.twitter.com/PRZxiJjJrQ — Bruno (@Bminasi) July 23, 2017 On Sunday morning, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Roger Gracie stepped onto the mats for his final jiu-jitsu match. His opponent was Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, who he first met years ago under the Metamoris banner. This showdown between Gracie and Buchecha – two men... The post VIDEO | Watch Roger Grac...

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