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Max Holloway’s team denies rumors that he suffered a stroke before UFC 226

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was supposed to defend his title against Brian Ortega at UFC 226. Unfortunately, this plan was derailed when he was forced out of the fight with health problems. Initial reports on Holloway’s withdrawal stated that he was dealing with “concussion-like symptoms” during fight week. Since then, however, rumors have surfaced […] The post Max Holloway’s team deni...

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Max Holloway’s team denies rumors that he suffered a stroke before UFC 226

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

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was supposed to defend his title against Brian Ortega at UFC 226. Unfortunately, this plan was derailed when he was forced out of the fight with health problems. Initial reports on Holloway’s withdrawal stated that he was dealing with “concussion-like symptoms” during fight week. Since then, however, rumors have surfaced […] The post Max Holloway’s team deni...

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Former champ Rafael dos Anjos defends Shogun after UFC Hamburg, slams “sad” critics

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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On Sunday evening, in the headlining bout of UFC Hamburg, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua returned to the cage opposite Anthony Smith, a fresh new light heavyweight contender who stepped in to replace Volkan Oezdemir on short notice. Unfortunately, this fight did not go as planned for the MMA legend Shogun, as […] The post Former champ Rafael dos Anjos defends Shogun af...

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Former champ Rafael dos Anjos defends Shogun after UFC Hamburg, slams “sad” critics

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

On Sunday evening, in the headlining bout of UFC Hamburg, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua returned to the cage opposite Anthony Smith, a fresh new light heavyweight contender who stepped in to replace Volkan Oezdemir on short notice. Unfortunately, this fight did not go as planned for the MMA legend Shogun, as […] The post Former champ Rafael dos Anjos defends Shogun af...

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PHOTO | Stefan Struve shares image of gruesome cut sustained in Marcin Tybura fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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On Sunday afternoon, on the main card of UFC Hamburg, heavyweight veteran Stefan Struve returned to the cage for a fight with dangerous Polish contender Marcin Tybura. Struve was not without his moments in this fight, landing some nice leg kicks throughout, and wobbling his foe on one occasion. Unfortunately, he also succumbed to a […] The post PHOTO | Stefan Struve shares image of gruesome cut su...

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PHOTO | Stefan Struve shares image of gruesome cut sustained in Marcin Tybura fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Tom Taylor

On Sunday afternoon, on the main card of UFC Hamburg, heavyweight veteran Stefan Struve returned to the cage for a fight with dangerous Polish contender Marcin Tybura. Struve was not without his moments in this fight, landing some nice leg kicks throughout, and wobbling his foe on one occasion. Unfortunately, he also succumbed to a […] The post PHOTO | Stefan Struve shares image of gruesome cut su...

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Anthony Smith thinks it’s “mighty ironic” that Alexander Gustafsson is injured and out of UFC 227

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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On Sunday afternoon, Anthony Smith dispatched of another MMA legend, clubbing former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua with first-round strikes in the UFC Hamburg main event. In the wake of this incredible knockout, Smith could have called out pretty much anybody, from Corey Anderson, who won in the UFC Hamburg co-main event, to Jimi […] The post Anthony Smith thinks it’s “might...

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Anthony Smith thinks it’s “mighty ironic” that Alexander Gustafsson is injured and out of UFC 227

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Tom Taylor

On Sunday afternoon, Anthony Smith dispatched of another MMA legend, clubbing former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua with first-round strikes in the UFC Hamburg main event. In the wake of this incredible knockout, Smith could have called out pretty much anybody, from Corey Anderson, who won in the UFC Hamburg co-main event, to Jimi […] The post Anthony Smith thinks it’s “might...

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Shogun Rua reacts to tough KO loss to Anthony Smith: “Life continues”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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On Sunday night, in the main event of UFC Hamburg, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Shogun Rua returned to the cage opposite Anthony Smith, a fresh new light heavyweight contender who stepped in to replace Volkan Oezdemir on short notice. The stakes were high in this fight, as Shogun sought to extend his win-streak […] The post Shogun Rua reacts to tough KO loss to Anthony Smith: “Li...

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Shogun Rua reacts to tough KO loss to Anthony Smith: “Life continues”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Tom Taylor

On Sunday night, in the main event of UFC Hamburg, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Shogun Rua returned to the cage opposite Anthony Smith, a fresh new light heavyweight contender who stepped in to replace Volkan Oezdemir on short notice. The stakes were high in this fight, as Shogun sought to extend his win-streak […] The post Shogun Rua reacts to tough KO loss to Anthony Smith: “Li...

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UFC Hamburg video recap: Smith finishes Shogun quickly

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 6 hours ago by Harry Davies
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Anthony Smith scored a big first-round knockout win over Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in the main event of UFC Hamburg. After a night of disappointing fights, the main event of UFC Hamburg was one of the few that lived up to the bill, as Anthony Smith knocked out Mauricio Rua in under 90 seconds, in a fight that Smith took on short notice. What was the high point of the fight? The two men both came out w...

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McGregor’s legal team denies plea deal report

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 14 hours ago by Harry Davies
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An update on Conor McGregor’s legal situation as he approaches his next court appearance. Conor McGregor’s legal team has denied reports that the Irishman is close to agreeing a deal with prosecutors in New York in regards to his bus attack that took place prior to UFC 223 in April. McGregor was charged with one count of felony mischief and three counts of misdemeanor assault after throwing a meta...

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‘Disappointed’ Daniel Cormier writes letter to ‘entitled’ Alexander Gustafsson after injury report

www.bjpenn.com Posted 15 hours ago by Drake Riggs

The once “golden division” in MMA was the 205-pound weight class. Now in its current 2018 stage, it struggles to find a clear title contender. Consistently atop that list is Sweden’s finest fighting son, Alexander Gustafsson. “The Mauler” is a two-time title challenger who’s title losses came to two of the greatest fighters of all […] The post ‘Disappointed’ Daniel Cormier writes letter to ‘entitl...

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‘Disappointed’ Daniel Cormier writes letter to ‘entitled’ Alexander Gustafsson after injury report

www.bjpenn.com Posted 15 hours ago by Drake Riggs
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The once “golden division” in MMA was the 205-pound weight class. Now in its current 2018 stage, it struggles to find a clear title contender. Consistently atop that list is Sweden’s finest fighting son, Alexander Gustafsson. “The Mauler” is a two-time title challenger who’s title losses came to two of the greatest fighters of all […] The post ‘Disappointed’ Daniel Cormier writes letter to ‘entitl...

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Much needed turnover at LHW, if nothing else

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:10 PM Jul 22, 2018 by Zane Simon
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Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are back to recap all the day’s action from the latest UFC card in Hamburg, Germany. With hot takes, results, and analysis for every bout on the card. Be sure to subscribe to MMA NATION on YouTube and itunes, and check us out on SoundCloud as well....

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