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Video: Heavyweight boxer gets knocked out of the ring

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8 hours ago by Mookie Alexander
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Top Rank screenshot Something entertaining to watch on a Friday night. Usually boxing preliminary cards aren’t worth paying particularly close attention to, but when a portly heavyweight gets knocked out of the ring.... well you have to at least watch that, right? On the undercard of Friday’s Top Rank on ESPN+ show in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Joel Caudle (8-3-2, 5 KOs) fought undefeated Cassius Chaney...

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Mousasi responds to criticism about being a sore loser: ‘I’m a crybaby sometimes’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9 hours ago by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Williams Paul/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images “I cry a little bit always. I’m a crybaby sometimes.” Gegard Mousasi suffered his first defeat in over three years at Bellator 223, losing his middleweight title to Rafael Lovato Jr. in the main event at London’s SSE Arena. Rather than credit his opponent for the win, however, the usually soft-spoken Mousasi accused Lovato Jr. of using perfor...

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Miesha Tate slams Greg Hardy over recent GOAT comments

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9 hours ago by Cole Shelton

Greg Hardy recently said that he believes he could be the greatest combat sports heavyweight of all-time. Those comments did not sit well with former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate. Tate went on MMA Tonight on Sirius XM and blasted the former NFL star for his arrogance. “He’s got a lot of work to do […] The post Miesha Tate slams Greg Hardy over recent GOAT comments appeared first on | BJPe...

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Tito Ortiz apologizes to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for ‘disrespectful’ comments

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10 hours ago by Cole Shelton

Tito Ortiz made a bold claim towards Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier in a recent interview and he is now walking back on his words. Earlier this week he made an appearance on the Domenick Nati Show where he had this to say about the two rivals: “I think I would do a lot better […] The post Tito Ortiz apologizes to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for ‘disrespectful’ comments appeared first on | BJPenn.co...

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Masvidal threatens to send in Yoel Romero if White doesn’t book title shot

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10 hours ago by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Jorge Masvidal sends a warning to UFC president Dana White. In case Jorge Masvidal hasn’t already made it clear that he’s next in line for a crack at the UFC welterweight title, ‘Gamebred’ has issued a stern warning to Dana White. If White doesn’t meet Masvidal’s demands by booking a title fight against reigning champ Kamaru Usman, the ex-Miami-based street fig...

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UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Edwards staff picks and predictions

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:30 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Mookie Alexander
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Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Edwards card in San Antonio. The Bloody Elbow staff has made its predictions for UFC San Antonio, and most of us are siding with Rafael dos Anjos to prevail in his pivotal welterweight main event against Leon Edwards. As for the co-main event, it’s a majority goi...

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Odds: Pacquiao favored over Thurman

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:00 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Fraser Coffeen
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Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Somewhat surprising odds here as the 40 year old Manny Pacquiao is the favorite over Keith Thurman this Saturday. Saturday night, boxing presents a marquee PPV match-up when the 40 year old future Hall of Fame fighter Manny Pacquiao takes on one of the best Welterweights in the world, 30 year old Keith Thurman. It’s an interesting fight for a lot of reasons, and ...

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Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman staff picks and predictions

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:30 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Mookie Alexander
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Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Saturday’s WBA welterweight title main event between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman. The Bloody Elbow staff has made its predictions for Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman, and most of us are backing the Filipino pugilistic great to hand the reigning WBA “super” welterweight champion his first professional...

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC San Antonio: Main card preview

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:30 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Dayne Fox
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Dig into the meat of the main card of UFC San Antonio, featuring expert choke artist Aleksei Oleinik looking to turn away athletic heavy hitter Walt Harris. When you take a look at the co-main event of UFC San Antonio and the next contest underneath it, you can’t help but feel the UFC botched the booking of this card. Not only does Aleksei Oleinik and Walt Harris not belong in the co-main event, b...

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Pacquiao vs. Thurman weigh-in video: Pacquiao 146.5, Thurman 146.5

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:08 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Mookie Alexander
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Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images Watch the weigh-ins for Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman, starting at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT on Friday, July 19th. It’s a big night for boxing on Saturday, July 20th, as Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) takes on WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman (29-0-1 NC, 22 KOs) in a major matchup for the 147 lbs division. Pacquiao is seeking a major world title yet again to add t...

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Chael Sonnen thinks Dana White is goading Conor McGregor to fight Jorge Masvidal

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:47 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Fernando Quiles

Chael Sonnen believes there’s more to Dana White seemingly blowing off a Conor McGregor vs. Jorge Masvidal fight than meets the eye. Masvidal’s momentum has never been stronger. His five-second knockout victory over Ben Askren along with his post-fight antics and comments have boosted “Gamebred’s” popularity. It appears Masvidal is well aware of the situation […] The post Chael Sonnen thinks Dana ...

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Dana White intrigued by potential Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya matchup

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:41 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Mike Heck

Add UFC president Dana White to the list of people who are intrigued by a future dream matchup between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Since April, a back-and-forth — through the media and online — between Jones and Adesanya has been ongoing. With all of the words spouted off […] The post Dana White intrigued by potential Jon Jones vs. Israel...

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Michael Bisping: Johnny Walker gives Jon Jones ‘a lot of problems’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:37 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Tom Taylor

Despite a less-than-stellar performance against his last opponent Thiago Santos, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones still has the aura of an unbeatable fighter. His offense is as versatile as his defense is impenetrable, and it’s simply difficult to imagine anybody ending his reign. Yet former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping believes there is one […] The post Michael Bisping: Johnn...

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Kenny Florian predicts Greg Hardy vs. Juan Adams

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:20 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Fernando Quiles

Former UFC fighter Kenny Florian has made a prediction for Greg Hardy vs. Juan Adams. Hardy vs. Adams is a highly-anticipated grudge match set for tomorrow night (July 20). The heavyweight tilt will be featured on the main card of UFC San Antonio. The action airs live on the major ESPN Network. On the latest […] The post Kenny Florian predicts Greg Hardy vs. Juan Adams appeared first on | BJPenn.c...

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UFC drops posters for UFC Newark, UFC Uruguay, UFC Shenzhen

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:04 PM Jul 19, 2019 by Tom Taylor
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The UFC’s global expansion will be on full display this August. Over the course of the month, the Octagon will touch down in countries all over the world, from its home turf in the United States to destinations as far flung as China and Uruguay. The promotion recently released official posters for three of the […] The post UFC drops posters for UFC Newark, UFC Uruguay, UFC Shenzhen appeared first ...

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