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Dana White on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather: ‘We’re nowhere with it’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8 hours ago by Tim Burke
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UFC president Dana White says they’re nowhere with a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight, and expects Conor to fight in the Octagon next. UFC president Dana White doesn’t seem to be as upbeat about the chances of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing fight as some do. In fact, he sounds pretty negative about it happening. In a quick chat with TMZ Sports, White stated that th...

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Michael Bisping: ‘I beat the s--t out’ of Luke Rockhold and he hasn’t been seen since

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11 hours ago by Lewis Mckeever
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Michael Bisping thinks he might have made Luke Rockhold reconsider his career since UFC 199. Michael Bisping scored one of the biggest upsets in MMA history when he knocked out Luke Rockhold to win the middleweight title at UFC 199. Bisping, who has been considered a high-level gatekeeper throughout most of his UFC career, entered the contest as a massive underdog but shocked the world when he flo...

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Report: Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal set to headline UFC Nashville

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:14 PM Feb 26, 2017 by Tim Burke
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According to a report, the UFC may be installing a new main event for their Nashville show. With no title fight on the horizon in the near future, it appears that Demian Maia has decided to take another fight. The welterweight contender will meet Jorge Masvidal at a UFC Fight Night show in Nashville, according to a report from Brazilian outlet Combate. What’s even more interesting is that Combate ...

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Welterweights Set To Collide In K.C.

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 11:00 PM Feb 26, 2017 by Dana Becker

Welterweights Nathan Coy and Zak Cummings have been added to the upcoming UFC on FOX 24 card. Set for April 15 from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, the event marks the debut of the Octagon in Kansas City. Coy (15-6) is coming off a decision win over Jonavin Webb last year and is 6-2 […] The post Welterweights Set To Collide In K.C. appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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Dad says Khabib will likely retire sometime next year: ‘I want him healthy’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 7:49 PM Feb 26, 2017 by Karim Zidan
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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov explains why he believes his son will retire within the next couple of years. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father and longtime coach, believes his son time in professional mixed martial arts competition is coming to an end. Speaking to Russian tabloid Life.ru at Ramzan Kadyrov’s WFCA 34 event in Moscow, Abdulmanap revealed that his son will likely retire within the nex...

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Feature: How ‘Face The Pain’ became the sound of the UFC

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 4:44 PM Feb 26, 2017 by Tim Bissell
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Love it or hate it, there is one song that defines the UFC. This is the story of how that song came to be. 1998: Presidential politics were rocked by sex scandal, civil war raged in what was Yugoslavia, and the US launched airstrikes over Saddam Hussein’s Iraq. In the entertainment world, James Cameron’s Titanic became the first movie to gross a billion dollars. Michael Jordan, Mark McGwire vs. Sa...

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UFC 214 moved from August 5th to July 29th

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 PM Feb 26, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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The UFC has moved UFC 214 up to July, which is shaping up to be another busy month of events. The UFC was aiming to go to the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA for a pay-per-view event on January 21st. Those plans were scrapped, and the Honda Center show was pushed back to August 5th. On Friday, the UFC announced that they’ve moved UFC 214 up a week to Saturday, July 29th. The card doesn’t have any figh...

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Friday’s Card For Bellator 174

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 1:00 PM Feb 26, 2017 by Dana Becker

Bellator MMA will crown a female featherweight champion next weekend, as Marlos Coenen squads off against Julia Budd at Bellator 174. Set for Friday from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, the main card airs live on Spike. Coenen and Budd will collide in the main event, with Brandon Girtz-Fernando Gonzalez also scheduled. Below […] The post Friday’s Card For Bellator 174 appeared ...

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Deontay Wilder vs. Gerald Washington live streaming results: Online results and discussion

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:49 AM Feb 26, 2017 by Fraser Coffeen
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Get live results and discussion here for PBC on Fox headlined by Deontay Wilder. Tonight, PBC presents their latest card and their return to Fox. For the Fox show, PBC is turning to the Heavyweight division and the always KO ready Bronze Bomber. In the main event, WBC Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder defends his belt against the unheralded and over-matched Gerald Washington. The fight is a retu...

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UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 fight card

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 AM Feb 26, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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Check out the current fight card for UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2, which goes down on Saturday, April 8th in Buffalo, New York. The UFC’s next trip to New York will be Saturday, April 8th in Buffalo’s KeyBank Center. In the night’s pay-per-view headliner, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier faces Anthony Johnson in a rematch of their UFC 187 encounter, which ended in a Cormier rear-naked c...

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Stephen Thompson would ‘hate’ to fight ‘inspiration’ Georges St-Pierre

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12:00 AM Feb 26, 2017 by Lewis Mckeever
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‘Wonderboy’ talks about how hard it would be for him to fight the former UFC welterweight champion. Not so long ago, MMA fan favorite and pound-for-pound great Georges St-Pierre was touting Stephen Thompson as the future of the sport. Flash forward to 2017, and Wonderboy will have a chance to become the new UFC welterweight champion, just as St-Pierre predicted. Thompson and GSP formed a bond when...

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Floyd Mayweather to Conor McGregor: Speak to your UFC ‘bosses’ and make this happen

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:00 PM Feb 25, 2017 by Lewis Mckeever
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“Once Conor McGregor speaks to the UFC and his bosses, then we can make it happen because we all know that Floyd Mayweather is his own boss.” Floyd Mayweather is still very interested in a boxing showdown against UFC star Conor McGregor. The undefeated, 49-0 boxer celebrated his 40th birthday on Thursday and told Showtime’s Steve Farhood the current situation with McGregor. Mayweather gave credit ...

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Updated Card For UFN 107 In March

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 6:00 PM Feb 25, 2017 by Dana Becker

Here’s a look at the latest fight card for UFC Fight Night 107, which takes place March 18 and airs live on UFC Fight Pass from London. The event features Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson in a light heavyweight showdown. Brett Johns vs. Ian Entwistle has also been added to the lineup. Below is the […] The post Updated Card For UFN 107 In March appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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Results From Bellator 173 In Ireland

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 4:17 PM Feb 25, 2017 by Dana Becker

Liam McGeary finished Brett McDermott in the second round to get back on track Friday night in the main event of Bellator 173. The event took place inside The SSE Hydro Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The main card aired via delay on Spike after BAMMA held a card earlier in the day. McGeary dropped […] The post Results From Bellator 173 In Ireland appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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Cruz isn’t sure Dillashaw and Garbrandt ‘have what it takes’ to be the best

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3:00 PM Feb 25, 2017 by Milan Ordoñez
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Dominick Cruz talks about waiting on the winner of the Cody Garbrandt-TJ Dillashaw fight. Reigning UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former teammate T.J. Dillashaw will be opposing coaches at TUF 25. After which, they will be facing each other in the Octagon with Garbrandt’s title on the line. The two fighters are expected to meet each other around July, and waiting in the wings is form...

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