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‘The Ultimate Fighter: Battle of the Undefeated’ tryouts set for December 12

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3 hours ago by Mookie Alexander
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Season 27 of The Ultimate Fighter will only feature unbeaten talent. Yes, The Ultimate Fighter will continue into 2018, and there’s a brand new theme that’s been unveiled for this season. While 2017 saw the long-running UFC reality competition use the “Redemption” tag for season 25, followed by the current season’s women’s flyweight tournament to determine the promotion’s first champion, season 27...

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Tattoo Artists React to UFC and MMA tattoos: Conor McGregor, Brock Lesnar, and more

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 5 hours ago by Tim Bissell
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A trio of experts look over the infamous ink of UFC and MMA stars such as Conor McGregor, Brock Lesnar, and Darren Elkins. Tattoos and MMA go hand-in-hand. When you think of Conor McGregor, Brock Lesnar, Cody Garbrandt, or Mark Hunt, you think of the iconic works of art they have had permanently etched onto their skin. And it’s not just present day fighters who have used their bodies as canvases f...

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Daniel Cormier: I’d fight Gustafsson or Saint Preux if Oezdemir is unavailable

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 6 hours ago by Milan Ordoñez
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UFC LHW champion Daniel Cormier is ready to jump into the next option if Volkan Oezdemir would be unavailable because of legal troubles. When Daniel Cormier was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion, he has penciled in Volkan Oezdemir to be his first challenger. But those plans have suddenly become uncertain after Oezdemir was recently arrested in Florida for aggravated battery charges ...

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Conor McGregor shouldn’t be fighting refs, ‘you can kill people’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 7 hours ago by Zane Simon
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Beyond respecting officials, top UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has other problems with Conor MCGregor picking fights with people who aren’t professional athletes. Sometimes an incident occurs that makes it abundantly clear the system isn’t fair, and that the rules are not consistently applied. When Jason High shoved referee Kevin Mulhall after a TKO loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Nigh...

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EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry trashes “v*gina” Colby Covington, explains what he’d do if he was hit with a boomerang

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9 hours ago by Tom Taylor

Earlier this month, in the lead-up to the UFC’s recent show in Sydney, Australia, surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington had a run-in with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Evidently angered by Covington’s controversial anti-Brazil comments, Werdum got physical with the welterweight, and ultimately threw a novelty boomerang at him. Speaking on the latest... The post EXCL...

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EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry trashes “v*gina” Colby Covington, explains what he’d do if he was hit with a boomerang

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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Earlier this month, in the lead-up to the UFC’s recent show in Sydney, Australia, surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington had a run-in with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Evidently angered by Covington’s controversial anti-Brazil comments, Werdum got physical with the welterweight, and ultimately threw a novelty boomerang at him. Speaking on the latest... The post EXCL...

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Manny Pacquiao alludes to 2018 “real boxing match” with Conor McGregor

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9 hours ago by Tom Taylor

Back in August, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor stepped through the ropes of the boxing to battle undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While the Irishman must be commended for taking on such a decorated legend in his pro boxing debut, his effort to do so ultimately went the way most expected, as he was stopped... The post Manny Pacquiao alludes to 2018 “real boxing match” with Conor McGrego...

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Rampage Jackson-Chael Sonnen Begin Bellator Heavyweight GP

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 10 hours ago by Dana Becker

Just announced on @SportsCenter: The Heavyweight World Grand Prix bracket is set and kicks off Jan 20th in LA with @ChaelSonnen vs @Rampage4real!! pic.twitter.com/jEB9pPg4wD — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) November 23, 2017 Chael Sonnen vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson kicks off the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix in January. The two will meet in a quarterfinal from Los […] The post Rampage Jackson-Cha...

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Diaz’s coach says Nate deserves ‘$15,000,000 easy’ for possible Tyron Woodley fight

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10 hours ago by Victor Rodriguez
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With reports out that the UFC is seeking to make a welterweight title fight between Nate Diaz and Tyron Woodley, it sounds like Diaz is looking to get a major payday out of the deal. After the spectacular upset win over Conor McGregor at UFC 196, Nate Diaz became a media darling. The Stockton based figher did multiple appearances on talk shows, ended up with a few fun memes, all to build up to the...

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Tyron Woodley Offers a Solution to Nate Diaz’s Money Demands

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11 hours ago by Justin Golightly

The potential fight between Tyron Woodley and Nate Diaz came and went nearly as fast as the UFC welterweight champ punches. The deal was halfway done until the talk stalled, which prompted Woodley to put Diaz on blast every chance he got. With the Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm fight announced, that looked to be... The post Tyron Woodley Offers a Solution to Nate Diaz’s Money Demands appeared first on...

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Every Fight in the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Broken Down by Chael Sonnen

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12 hours ago by Justin Golightly
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Earlier this month, Scott Coker and the team at Bellator dropped a bombshell: That they’d be putting on a heavyweight grand prix to finally crown a new heavyweight champion. They added UFC veterans, legends, light heavyweights and even the light heavyweight champion, Ryan Bader. The tournament has always been one of the most exciting things... The post Every Fight in the Bellator Heavyweight Grand...

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Bisping vs Gastelum Feel-bad Special (Heavy Hands #186)

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 21 hours ago by Connor Ruebusch
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Connor Ruebusch and Patrick Wyman get good and depressed thinking about Michael Bisping, before getting very excited for Zabit Magomedsharipov in this UFC Shanghai preview. Michael Bisping may be 137 years old with only half of one good eye, but that won't stop him from taking on Kelvin Gastelum this Saturday--on short-notice, and just a few weeks after being knocked down and then strangled uncons...

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Curtis Blaydes Calls Out Derrick Lewis For the Fans

www.bjpenn.com Posted 23 hours ago by Justin Golightly
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UFC 218 goes down in just two weeks and the co-headliner is a monster mash between Alistair Overeen and Francis Ngannou. For the longest time, Derrick Lewis looked to be on a collision course with Ngannou, but an injury forced him to pull out of his latest fight with Fabricio Werdum. For now the match-up... The post Curtis Blaydes Calls Out Derrick Lewis For the Fans appeared first on | BJPenn.com...

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UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum previews, predictions, coverage, odds, more

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:02 PM Nov 22, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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Check out Bloody Elbow’s pre-fight coverage of UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China on Saturday, November 25th. The entire card streams live on UFC Fight Pass and features a main event between former middleweight champion Michael Bisping and top-10 contender Kelvin Gastelum....

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Jose Aldo: Colby Covington is ‘digging his own grave’ with his behavior

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:00 PM Nov 22, 2017 by Lucas Rezende
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Ex-UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had a few words about the controversial behavior of welterweight contender Colby Covington. Jose Aldo is the newest UFC fighter to disapprove of Colby Covington’s recent antics. After many Brazilians and non-Brazilians expressed their opinions on the welterweight’s recent run-ins with Brazil and former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, it was the former ...

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