MMA Chronicles

The MMA Circus: UFC Austin recap, UFC Orlando preview

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 32 minutes ago by Nick Baldwin
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On Episode 151 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jed Meshew recap UFC Fight Night 126: Cerrone vs. Medeiros and Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2, and look ahead to this Saturday’s UFC on FOX 28: Emmett vs. Stephens. EPISODE 151: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jed Meshew, is back for your listening pleasure. Discussion Topics: UFC Fight Night 126 recap —...

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VIDEO | Yoel Romero Excited for Miami and Cuba to ‘Go Crazy’ Over Title Shot Against Robert Whittaker

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Justin Golightly
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Yoel Romero is on cloud nine after his finish of Luke Rockhold. All signs point to a rematch between him and Robert Whittaker for the middleweight title going down, the big question now is where will it happen? The Chicago card in June has been talked about, but now it looks like Miami is a... The post VIDEO | Yoel Romero Excited for Miami and Cuba to ‘Go Crazy’ Over Title Shot Against Robert Whit...

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VIDEO | Yoel Romero Excited for Miami and Cuba to ‘Go Crazy’ Over Title Shot Against Robert Whittaker

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Justin Golightly

Yoel Romero is on cloud nine after his finish of Luke Rockhold. All signs point to a rematch between him and Robert Whittaker for the middleweight title going down, the big question now is where will it happen? The Chicago card in June has been talked about, but now it looks like Miami is a... The post VIDEO | Yoel Romero Excited for Miami and Cuba to ‘Go Crazy’ Over Title Shot Against Robert Whit...

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC on FOX 28 - Fight Pass prelims preview

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1 hour ago by Dayne Fox
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Get the scoop on all five Fight Pass prelims for UFC on FOX 28, featuring a clash of up-and-coming lightweights Gilbert Burns and Olivier Aubin-Mercier. In a change from the usual format for big FOX cards, the televised prelims are only two hours as opposed to the usual three. Given the amount of fights on the card hasn’t changed, that means Fight Pass is picking up the slack. With one less hour o...

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Yair Rodriguez is Ready to Return to Become the ‘F-cking Best’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Justin Golightly

We haven’t seen Yair Rodriguez since his lost to Frankie Edgar in the second round in May of last year at UFC 211. After stacking up six-fight win streak — eight if you count his non-UFC wins before signing — suddenly it was back to the drawing board for the hyped prospect. It is a place that... The post Yair Rodriguez is Ready to Return to Become the ‘F-cking Best’ appeared first on | BJPenn.com....

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Yair Rodriguez is Ready to Return to Become the ‘F-cking Best’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Justin Golightly
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We haven’t seen Yair Rodriguez since his lost to Frankie Edgar in the second round in May of last year at UFC 211. After stacking up six-fight win streak — eight if you count his non-UFC wins before signing — suddenly it was back to the drawing board for the hyped prospect. It is a place that... The post Yair Rodriguez is Ready to Return to Become the ‘F-cking Best’ appeared first on | BJPenn.com....

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Derek Brunson continues to call out Michael Bisping, shares bout agreement

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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Earlier this month, middleweight contender Derek Brunson issued a compelling callout of former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. I gotta go to the Fox studio to find @bisping I see. You’re ranked 6, I’m ranked 7. Let’s exchange @AliAbdelaziz00 @Mickmaynard2 @ufc @danawhite — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 18, 2018 “I gotta go to the Fox... The post Derek Brunson continues to call ...

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Derek Brunson continues to call out Michael Bisping, shares bout agreement

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

Earlier this month, middleweight contender Derek Brunson issued a compelling callout of former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. I gotta go to the Fox studio to find @bisping I see. You’re ranked 6, I’m ranked 7. Let’s exchange @AliAbdelaziz00 @Mickmaynard2 @ufc @danawhite — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 18, 2018 “I gotta go to the Fox... The post Derek Brunson continues to call ...

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UFC begins hinting at Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis matchup

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

In the wake of Derrick Lewis’ latest thunderous knockout win, which came against a gritty Marcin Tybura, fans immediately began clamoring for a matchup between him and fellow knockout artist Francis Ngannou. From the looks of it, the UFC has been listening. On Tuesday evening, the promotion posted on its official Twitter account, asking fans... The post UFC begins hinting at Francis Ngannou vs. De...

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UFC begins hinting at Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis matchup

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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In the wake of Derrick Lewis’ latest thunderous knockout win, which came against a gritty Marcin Tybura, fans immediately began clamoring for a matchup between him and fellow knockout artist Francis Ngannou. From the looks of it, the UFC has been listening. On Tuesday evening, the promotion posted on its official Twitter account, asking fans... The post UFC begins hinting at Francis Ngannou vs. De...

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Welterweight veteran Thiago Alves promises his “best is yet to come” after tough KO loss

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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Last Sunday, on the undercard of the UFC’s exciting stop in Austin, Texas, former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves returned to the cage for the first time since April of 2017. Regrettably, this return to action went disastrously, as he was knocked out by his debuting opponent Curtis Millender in the second round. Despite... The post Welterweight veteran Thiago Alves promises his “bes...

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Jackson: ‘No contract has been signed’ for Punk fight

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3 hours ago by Milan Ordoñez
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Mike Jackson reveals that no contract has been signed and delivered for his reported fight against CM Punk. Earlier this month, reports claimed that CM Punk was being booked for his second UFC fight against fellow 0-1 fighter Mike Jackson. The bout was being targeted to take place at UFC 225 in June. According to Jackson, however, no contract has been signed just yet. In fact, he says neither his ...

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MMA veteran Marlon Sandro facing attempted murder charges after attack on fiancée

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4 hours ago by Tom Taylor

According to a report from MMA Fighting, MMA veteran Marlon Sandro is facing multiple charges after allegedly attacking his fiancée Tayssa Wuensche on the streets of Rio de Janeiro late last year. During this grisly attack on his fiancée, the former Bellator and Sengoku fighter is said to have badly injured her arm, choked her unconscious, and then... The post MMA veteran Marlon Sandro facing atte...

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“Mexican Boogieman” Tony Ferguson goes after “scared” Conor McGregor on Twitter

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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On April 7, in the main event of UFC 223, interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will return to the Octagon to battle undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov for the undisputed title. What exactly that means for Conor McGregor, who still owns the undisputed title, remains to be seen. From the looks of it however, Ferguson feels... The post “Mexican Boogieman” Tony Ferguson goes after “scared”...

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“Mexican Boogieman” Tony Ferguson goes after “scared” Conor McGregor on Twitter

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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On April 7, in the main event of UFC 223, interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will return to the Octagon to battle undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov for the undisputed title. What exactly that means for Conor McGregor, who still owns the undisputed title, remains to be seen. From the looks of it however, Ferguson feels... The post “Mexican Boogieman” Tony Ferguson goes after “scared”...

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