MMA Chronicles

Nick Diaz posts Instagram statement on his fighting future

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10 hours ago by Harry Davies
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Unsurprisingly, it looks like a UFC return for Nick Diaz is not on the cards. It’s been over four years since we last saw Nick Diaz step foot into the octagon, and it’s looking highly unlikely that he will be returning to the UFC anytime soon. Diaz’s last appearance in the UFC took place in January 2015, when he lost a unanimous decision to Anderson Silva. The result was soon changed to a no conte...

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UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs. Santos fight card

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11 hours ago by Mookie Alexander
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Check out the fight card and bout order for this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs. Santos fight card in Prague, Czech Republic. It’s fight week again. It’s always fight week. We should consider it a surprise when the UFC doesn’t have a fight week. This week’s card originates from Prague, Czech Republic for the very first time, as Jan Blachowicz and Thiago Santos square off in an important...

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Report | Jacare Souza offered Jared Cannonier for UFC 237, wants Kelvin Gastelum or Israel Adesanya instead

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11 hours ago by Drake Riggs
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The last time we saw Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza inside the Octagon, he was competing in one of the most exciting fights of 2018 and wound up scoring one of the best knockouts of his career. That knockout came at the expense of the former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in November at UFC 230. Directly […] The post Report | Jacare Souza offered Jared Cannonier for UFC 237, wants Kelvin Gastelum...

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Report | Jacare Souza offered Jared Cannonier for UFC 237, wants Kelvin Gastelum or Israel Adesanya instead

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11 hours ago by Drake Riggs

The last time we saw Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza inside the Octagon, he was competing in one of the most exciting fights of 2018 and wound up scoring one of the best knockouts of his career. That knockout came at the expense of the former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in November at UFC 230. Directly […] The post Report | Jacare Souza offered Jared Cannonier for UFC 237, wants Kelvin Gastelum...

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Tyson Fury signs reported $103 million deal with ESPN

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12 hours ago by Mookie Alexander
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Undefeated heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury will be co-promoted by Top Rank, which means his next several fights will be on ESPN platforms. In completely unexpected news on Monday, former unified heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) confirmed in a press conference that he has signed a multi-fight deal to be co-promoted by Top Rank Boxing. He also renewed his contract to have his bout...

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Rose Namajunas chose to have next fight in Brazil over Las Vegas

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12 hours ago by Drake Riggs
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UFC 237 on May 11 will act as the UFC’s big return to Brazil. In the co-main event, we’ll be treated to a long-awaited strawweight showdown as the champion Rose Namajunas returns to face off with the hometown challenger, Jessica Andrade. When the fight was first announced, the biggest surprise was definitely that it would […] The post Rose Namajunas chose to have next fight in Brazil over Las Vega...

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Rose Namajunas chose to have next fight in Brazil over Las Vegas

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12 hours ago by Drake Riggs

UFC 237 on May 11 will act as the UFC’s big return to Brazil. In the co-main event, we’ll be treated to a long-awaited strawweight showdown as the champion Rose Namajunas returns to face off with the hometown challenger, Jessica Andrade. When the fight was first announced, the biggest surprise was definitely that it would […] The post Rose Namajunas chose to have next fight in Brazil over Las Vega...

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Kron Gracie says he had ‘best possible’ UFC debut

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 13 hours ago by Lucas Rezende
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Featherweight Kron Gracie was glad his UFC debut went the way it did and wouldn't mind taking another fight three months from now. Kron Gracie did what Gracies do. After an unsurprising ending to his Octagon debut, in which he finished Alex Caceres early into the first round with a rear-naked choke at UFC Phoenix, Kron was joyful about the way the fight went down. In an interview with Combate the ...

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Bellator announces 16-man featherweight tournament

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:27 PM Feb 18, 2019 by Drake Riggs
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Once known as strictly a tournament structured promotion, Bellator MMA is now getting back to its roots with their third tournament since Scott Coker’s arrival. Just at the end of this past month, Bellator wrapped up their heavyweight Grand Prix which saw the vacant title be awarded to the light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader after […] The post Bellator announces 16-man featherweight tournament a...

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Bellator announces 16-man featherweight tournament

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:27 PM Feb 18, 2019 by Drake Riggs

Once known as strictly a tournament structured promotion, Bellator MMA is now getting back to its roots with their third tournament since Scott Coker’s arrival. Just at the end of this past month, Bellator wrapped up their heavyweight Grand Prix which saw the vacant title be awarded to the light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader after […] The post Bellator announces 16-man featherweight tournament a...

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Report | UFC 236 zeroing in on main event, two locations in mind

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:42 PM Feb 18, 2019 by Drake Riggs
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Next week will be the big UFC 235 fight week as Jon Jones looks to make his first successful title defense since recapturing the gold at the end of 2018. However, the pay-per-view that will follow that one is UFC 236 which takes place on April 13… At least it’s expected to. The only problem […] The post Report | UFC 236 zeroing in on main event, two locations in mind appeared first on | BJPenn.com...

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Report | UFC 236 zeroing in on main event, two locations in mind

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:42 PM Feb 18, 2019 by Drake Riggs

Next week will be the big UFC 235 fight week as Jon Jones looks to make his first successful title defense since recapturing the gold at the end of 2018. However, the pay-per-view that will follow that one is UFC 236 which takes place on April 13… At least it’s expected to. The only problem […] The post Report | UFC 236 zeroing in on main event, two locations in mind appeared first on | BJPenn.com...

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EXCLUSIVE | Amir Khan ready to conquer the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix starting with Ariel Sexton

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:23 PM Feb 18, 2019 by Thomas Taylor
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On Friday night in Singapore (Friday morning in North America), at ONE: Call to Greatness, former ONE lightweight title challenger Amir Khan will attempt to advance to the second round of the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix with a win over Costa Rican grappling ace Ariel Sexton. Now just days away from this fight, Amir […] The post EXCLUSIVE | Amir Khan ready to conquer the ONE Lightweight World ...

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EXCLUSIVE | Amir Khan ready to conquer the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix starting with Ariel Sexton

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:23 PM Feb 18, 2019 by Thomas Taylor
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On Friday night in Singapore (Friday morning in North America), at ONE: Call to Greatness, former ONE lightweight title challenger Amir Khan will attempt to advance to the second round of the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix with a win over Costa Rican grappling ace Ariel Sexton. Now just days away from this fight, Amir […] The post EXCLUSIVE | Amir Khan ready to conquer the ONE Lightweight World ...

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EXCLUSIVE | Weili Zhang: Remember the name

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:55 PM Feb 18, 2019 by Drake Riggs
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In the modern era of mixed martial arts, there are many different reasons one could find themselves attracted to this sport that is the purest form of combat. For every different country, every different person, what it is that piques their interest compared to another might not be identical which just goes to show the […] The post EXCLUSIVE | Weili Zhang: Remember the name appeared first on | BJP...

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