MMA Chronicles

VIDEO | Fabian Edwards and Michael Shipman get into altercation at Bellator London weigh-ins

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Natasha Hooper

View this post on Instagram Cheeky slap today , tomorrow I put some tasty shots on him #Theassassin #bellatorlondon A post shared by The Assassin (@fabian_edwardsmma) on Nov 22, 2019 at 5:45am PST Fabian Edwards and Mike Shipman are taking the fight outside the cage as the middleweight fighters got into an altercation at the […] The post VIDEO | Fabian Edwards and Michael Shipman get into altercat...

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UFC London 2020 officially announced

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Adam Martin
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The UFC has made official its 2020 stop in London, England. The promotion will hold a Fight Night event there on March 21 at The O2 Arena. The UFC revealed the news Friday morning on its social media accounts. Check it out below on the UFC Europe Twitter. BREAKING: We are back at #UFCLondon on […] The post UFC London 2020 officially announced appeared first on | BJPenn.com....

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Weili Zhang confident she’ll finish Joanna Jedrzejczyk early

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Harry Kettle

UFC Strawweight Champion Weili Zhang is confident that she’ll be able to get Joanna Jedrzejczyk out of there early if they wind up fighting for the title in 2020. Zhang is still riding a strong wave of momentum after capturing the title by defeating Jessica Andrade at UFC Shenzhen. It took her to 4-0 in […] The post Weili Zhang confident she’ll finish Joanna Jedrzejczyk early appeared first on | B...

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Four PFL fighters, including UFC vet and finalist, fail drug tests

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2 hours ago by Lucas Rezende
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Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Ramsey Nijem, Glaico Franca, Daniel Pineda and Luis Rafael Laurentino all tested positive for performance enhancing substances. That’s a tough break for the Professional Fighters League roster. In one fell swoop, four of the promotion’s athletes tested positive for performance enhancing substances and will now face the Nevada Athletic Comm...

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Rafael dos Anjos and Michael Chiesa stay respectful after UFC Raleigh announcement

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Harry Kettle
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UFC welterweight contenders Rafael dos Anjos and Michael Chiesa have exchanged pleasantries ahead of their clash at UFC Raleigh next year. The UFC has confirmed that the two will square off at the show on January 25, which is already looking like one of the most stacked Fight Night cards in quite some time. Curtis […] The post Rafael dos Anjos and Michael Chiesa stay respectful after UFC Raleigh a...

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Wilder vs Ortiz 2 preview: Santa Cruz, Nery highlight PPV undercard

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3 hours ago by Lucas Bourdon
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It should be an action-packed pay-per-view undercard leading up to the heavyweight title rematch. Deontay Wilder is rematching Luis Ortiz at the MGM Grand on Saturday and is pretty highly anticipated given how exciting the first one was, but the PPV undercard features a very solid supporting cast to the big boys. Opening the PPV is an excellent bantamweight fight between Luis Nery (30-0, 24 KOs) a...

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Steve Aimable on Cage Warriors title shot: Stop underestimating me!

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 4 hours ago by Scott Lagdon
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Mads Burnell v Steve Aimable | Cage Warriors The Englishman has the biggest opportunity of his career on Friday night when looks to capture the Cage Warriors featherweight title from UFC veteran, Mads Burnell. For years, Steve Aimable has flown under the radar on the UK scene whilst building up a solid head of steam, quietly putting a nice run of results together. At Cage Warriors 111 on Friday ni...

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Mayweather: I’m coming out of retirement, working with Dana White

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11 hours ago by Anton Tabuena
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Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Floyd Mayweather is teasing another collaboration with Dana White. Floyd Mayweather and Dana White were sitting next to each other courtside at the L.A. Clippers vs Boston Celtics game on Wednesday night. They seemed to have enjoyed their time watching the NBA, but now the undefeated boxer is teasing that they weren’t just there for basketball. Floyd Mayweat...

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Floyd Mayweather says he’s coming out of retirement in 2020, Dana White shares Instagram post

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11 hours ago by Adam Martin

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather said on social media Thursday night he’s coming out of retirement, and UFC president Dana White was quick to share the news. Mayweather announced on his Instagram lately Thursday that he is coming out of retirement in 2020. This is what he wrote. View this post on Instagram Coming out of […] The post Floyd Mayweather says he’s coming out of retirement in 2020, Dana W...

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Yoel Romero takes a shot at Israel Adesanya with “Captain Phillips” meme

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12 hours ago by Adam Martin

Top UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero took a shot at UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya on Thursday night with a hilarious “Captain Phillips”-inspired meme. Romero and Adesanya have engaged in a war of words on social media and in interviews lately with a potential fight between the two rivals on the horizon. With No. 1 […] The post Yoel Romero takes a shot at Israel Adesanya with “Cap...

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Tito Ortiz: Chael Sonnen ‘has never done anything in this sport besides talk’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 13 hours ago by Zane Simon
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Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images The former UFC champion recounted his Bellator feud with Chael Sonnen, and why Sonnen so particularly got under his skin. Tito Ortiz has a fight on his hands. He’s taking on former WWE champion Albert Del Rio in the Combate Americas cage on December 7th in Hidalgo, TX. Ahead of the bout, however, Ortiz sat down with DirecTV’s Rich Eisen Show to talk about hi...

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Luke Rockhold says he’d consider returning if UFC adds 195-pound division

www.bjpenn.com Posted 14 hours ago by Cole Shelton

Luke Rockhold has come out and said he is happy not fighting and isn’t sure if he will ever return to the Octagon. For the former UFC middleweight champion, if this is the end of his career, he has no regrets about it and is happy that he is healthy. “I would have looked back […] The post Luke Rockhold says he’d consider returning if UFC adds 195-pound division appeared first on | BJPenn.com....

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Chris Weidman pays tribute to Ben Askren: ‘You were a huge inspiration to me’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 14 hours ago by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman pays homage to Ben Askren following ‘Funky’s’ abrupt retirement from MMA. Earlier this week, former ONE FC and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren announced his retirement from MMA. Askren decided to retire following an unsuccessful stint in the UFC, where the 35-year-old suffered a humiliating knockout at the hands of Jorge ‘Game...

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Bukauskas: Successful CW title defense will earn UFC deal

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 15 hours ago by Scott Lagdon
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Modestas Bukauskas | Dolly Clew/Cage Warriors The promotion’s light heavyweight champion will defend his belt for the first time on Friday night against the Italian, Riccardo Nosiglia. With a deep-running family heritage in the martial arts, it is no surprise that Cage Warriors light heavyweight champion, Modestas Bukauskas, is continuing the lineage that has come before him as he looks to create ...

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Floyd Mayweather says he is officially done with the ‘very brutal sport’ of boxing

www.bjpenn.com Posted 16 hours ago by Cole Shelton

Floyd Mayweather says his time inside the ring is over. Mayweather, who is 50-0, last fought professionally against Conor McGregor in August of 2017. There, he TKO’d the UFC superstar in the 10th round. For the 42-year-old, he says he has no interest in boxing anymore after seeing several boxers pass away recently. “I’ve got […] The post Floyd Mayweather says he is officially done with the ‘very b...

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