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Pacquiao vs. Broner weigh-ins and video: Pacquiao 146, Broner 146.5

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8 hours ago by Mookie Alexander
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Check out the weigh-ins and staredown for Saturday’s boxing match between Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner. The weigh-ins for Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner took place earlier this Friday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nevada. No issues for either man on the scale, as Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs) came in at 146 lbs, while Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs) weighed 146.5 lbs. At stake is Pacquiao’s WBA “regular” welt...

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Dana White makes 2019 predictions: women’s 145 sticks around, Diaz brothers won’t fight, and more

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9 hours ago by Drake Riggs
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2019 is marking a fresh start for MMA’s top promotion in the UFC. Things are kicking off with new title belts, new broadcasting stations, and just a new era overall. With the word ‘new’ comes expectations and potential changes. But what could some of those be? There are several questions that the community would love […] The post Dana White makes 2019 predictions: women’s 145 sticks around, Diaz b...

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Dana White makes 2019 predictions: women’s 145 sticks around, Diaz brothers won’t fight, and more

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9 hours ago by Drake Riggs

2019 is marking a fresh start for MMA’s top promotion in the UFC. Things are kicking off with new title belts, new broadcasting stations, and just a new era overall. With the word ‘new’ comes expectations and potential changes. But what could some of those be? There are several questions that the community would love […] The post Dana White makes 2019 predictions: women’s 145 sticks around, Diaz b...

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Valentina Shevchenko reacts to Amanda Nunes ‘planning’ to go for 125-pound title

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10 hours ago by Drake Riggs
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It has been a wild ride for Amanda Nunes in her MMA career. Starting out as a top featherweight prospect in Strikeforce, once the organization was absorbed by the UFC she found herself as a top prospect as a 135-pounder. Having only lost a single time inside the Octagon (10-1 UFC, 17-4 overall), Nunes has […] The post Valentina Shevchenko reacts to Amanda Nunes ‘planning’ to go for 125-pound title...

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Valentina Shevchenko

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10 hours ago by Drake Riggs
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It has been a wild ride for Amanda Nunes in her MMA career. Starting out as a top featherweight prospect in Strikeforce, once the organization was absorbed by the UFC she found herself as a top prospect as a 135-pounder. Having only lost a single time inside the Octagon (10-1 UFC, 17-4 overall), Nunes has […] The post Valentina Shevchenko appeared first on | BJPenn.com....

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Ali Abdelaziz challenges Bryce Mitchell to stipulation grappling match

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:03 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Drake Riggs

One of The Ultimate Fighter season 27 contestants at featherweight was Arkansas’ Bryce Mitchell. Mitchell would end up tasting defeat in his bracket’s semi-final round as he was submitted by eventual winner, Brad Katona. Still getting a shot at the UFC in the finale, Mitchell would take on and defeat fellow Team Cormier teammate Tyler […] The post Ali Abdelaziz challenges Bryce Mitchell to stipula...

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Ali Abdelaziz challenges Bryce Mitchell to stipulation grappling match

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:03 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Drake Riggs
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One of The Ultimate Fighter season 27 contestants at featherweight was Arkansas’ Bryce Mitchell. Mitchell would end up tasting defeat in his bracket’s semi-final round as he was submitted by eventual winner, Brad Katona. Still getting a shot at the UFC in the finale, Mitchell would take on and defeat fellow Team Cormier teammate Tyler […] The post Ali Abdelaziz challenges Bryce Mitchell to stipula...

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UFC Brooklyn weigh-in results and video: Cejudo 124.4, Dillashaw 14.6

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:46 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Anton Tabuena
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Watch the early weigh-ins for Saturday’s UFC card in Brooklyn. It’s the moment of truth. UFC is kicking off their partnership with ESPN with a super-fight between T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo, but the champ vs champ showdown, along with the other match ups, wouldn’t be official until everyone makes their required weight limit. The early — and official — weigh ins are underway and you can watch ...

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Dana White provides promising update on return of Conor McGregor

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:42 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Tom Taylor

Ever since Conor McGregor lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, there’s been question as to whether or not he’ll ever return to the Octagon. While he seems to be quite interested in doing so, it’s hard to ignore that he’s making mountains of money outside of fighting and has no fiscal reason to return […] The post Dana White provides promising update on return of Conor McGregor appeared first on...

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Dana White provides promising update on return of Conor McGregor

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:42 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Tom Taylor
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Ever since Conor McGregor lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, there’s been question as to whether or not he’ll ever return to the Octagon. While he seems to be quite interested in doing so, it’s hard to ignore that he’s making mountains of money outside of fighting and has no fiscal reason to return […] The post Dana White provides promising update on return of Conor McGregor appeared first on...

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EXCLUSIVE| Din Thomas opens up on training Greg Hardy: ‘I know he can become a UFC champion’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:18 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Mike Pendleton

Greg Hardy will be making his promotional debut at UFC Brooklyn on Saturday, when he takes on Allen Crowder in the ESPN+ co-main event. The placement of Hardy on the card has drawn plenty of criticism from plenty of people not only cause of Hardy’s past but also because Rachael Ostovich is on the card […] The post EXCLUSIVE| Din Thomas opens up on training Greg Hardy: ‘I know he can become a UFC c...

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EXCLUSIVE| Din Thomas opens up on training Greg Hardy: ‘I know he can become a UFC champion’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:18 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Mike Pendleton
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Greg Hardy will be making his promotional debut at UFC Brooklyn on Saturday, when he takes on Allen Crowder in the ESPN+ co-main event. The placement of Hardy on the card has drawn plenty of criticism from plenty of people not only cause of Hardy’s past but also because Rachael Ostovich is on the card […] The post EXCLUSIVE| Din Thomas opens up on training Greg Hardy: ‘I know he can become a UFC c...

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Dana White reacts to TJ Dillashaw’s goal of fighting Max Holloway for third title

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:43 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Tom Taylor
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On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s first-ever card on ESPN+, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will challenge flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in a bid to become one of the sport’s rare two-division champions. Apparently, however, winning two belts is only the primary goal for TJ Dillashaw. In the lead-up to this […] The post Dana White reacts to TJ Dillashaw’s goal of fighting ...

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Dana White reacts to TJ Dillashaw’s goal of fighting Max Holloway for third title

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:43 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Tom Taylor

On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s first-ever card on ESPN+, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will challenge flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in a bid to become one of the sport’s rare two-division champions. Apparently, however, winning two belts is only the primary goal for TJ Dillashaw. In the lead-up to this […] The post Dana White reacts to TJ Dillashaw’s goal of fighting ...

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Conor McGregor reacts to new UFC belt design

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:08 PM Jan 18, 2019 by Tom Taylor

On Friday morning, the UFC unveiled a new championship belt design. It did not take long for former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor, one of the promotion’s foremost belt collectors, to react to this new piece of hardware. “Ok I’m back” Conor McGregor wrote in response to the UFC’s new belt design, seemingly […] The post Conor McGregor reacts to new UFC belt design appeare...

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