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Tony Ferguson throws his support behind Jon Jones in MMA GOAT debate

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

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has thrown his support behind mixed martial arts legend Jon Jones (26-1 MMA). Ever since Khabib Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA) defeated Justin Gaethje by way of second round submission at Saturday’s UFC 254 event, many fans and analysts have dubbed ‘The Eagle’ as the greatest of all time. Dana […] The post Tony Ferguson throws his support behind Jon J...

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Tony Ferguson throws his support behind Jon Jones in MMA GOAT debate

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9 hours ago by Christopher Taylor
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Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has thrown his support behind mixed martial arts legend Jon Jones (26-1 MMA). Ever since Khabib Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA) defeated Justin Gaethje by way of second round submission at Saturday’s UFC 254 event, many fans and analysts have dubbed ‘The Eagle’ as the greatest of all time. Dana […] The post Tony Ferguson throws his support behind Jon J...

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Breaking: Dominick Reyes to headline February fight night card against rising contender Jiri Prochazka

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10 hours ago by Cole Shelton
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A pivotal light heavyweight bout between Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka will headline an upcoming UFC Fight Night card in February. UFC president, Dana White told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that Reyes will take on Prochazka in the main event on February 27. Per Dana White (@danawhite), UFC working on a UFC Fight Night main event […] The post Breaking: Dominick Reyes to headline February fight night c...

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Breaking: Dominick Reyes to headline February fight night card against rising contender Jiri Prochazka

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10 hours ago by Cole Shelton

A pivotal light heavyweight bout between Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka will headline an upcoming UFC Fight Night card in February. UFC president, Dana White told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that Reyes will take on Prochazka in the main event on February 27. Per Dana White (@danawhite), UFC working on a UFC Fight Night main event […] The post Breaking: Dominick Reyes to headline February fight night c...

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Trainer: Anderson Silva leaving UFC doesn’t mean retirement

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10 hours ago by Lucas Rezende
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Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Rogerio Camoes, Anderson Silva’s personal trainer’, believes the ‘Spider’ will not retire his Uriah Hall fight. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva did say his fight against Uriah Hall would be his last one before hanging up his gloves for good, However, the Brazilian’s personal trainer Rogerio Camoes, has another take on the ma...

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Khabib posts X-ray of broken toe suffered prior to UFC 254

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11 hours ago by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Khabib Nurmagomedov proves he fought Justin Gaethje with a broken toe. Adrenaline is a hell of a drug. Khabib Nurmagomedov fought — and beat — Justin Gaethje with a broken toe in the UFC 254 main event, as the former UFC lightweight champion posted an X-ray of his injured foot on Instagram earlier today (h/t Mike Heck of MMA Fighting). Nurmagomedov, 3...

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Baseball star Josh Donaldson calls Khabib Nurmagomedov “one of the most boring fighters in the world”

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

Baseball star Josh Donaldson called former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov “one of the most boring fighters in the world.” Donaldson is a former American League MVP for the Toronto Blue Jays in MLB and currently stars for the Minnesota Twins as the team’s starting third baseman. Donaldson is also a massive UFC fan and […] The post Baseball star Josh Donaldson calls Khabib Nurmagomedov...

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Baseball star Josh Donaldson calls Khabib Nurmagomedov “one of the most boring fighters in the world”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12 hours ago by Adam Martin
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Baseball star Josh Donaldson called former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov “one of the most boring fighters in the world.” Donaldson is a former American League MVP for the Toronto Blue Jays in MLB and currently stars for the Minnesota Twins as the team’s starting third baseman. Donaldson is also a massive UFC fan and […] The post Baseball star Josh Donaldson calls Khabib Nurmagomedov...

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Gegard Mousasi praises ‘legend’ Anderson Silva, but says he ‘tarnished his legacy’

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

Bellator middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi praised UFC legend Anderson Silva but says he “tarnished his legacy” by hanging on too long. Silva will go down as one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time, but he is no longer the consensus GOAT. After starting his UFC career with 16 straight wins — which is […] The post Gegard Mousasi praises ‘legend’ Anderson Silva, but says he ‘tarnished his l...

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Gegard Mousasi praises ‘legend’ Anderson Silva, but says he ‘tarnished his legacy’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12 hours ago by Adam Martin
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Bellator middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi praised UFC legend Anderson Silva but says he “tarnished his legacy” by hanging on too long. Silva will go down as one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time, but he is no longer the consensus GOAT. After starting his UFC career with 16 straight wins — which is […] The post Gegard Mousasi praises ‘legend’ Anderson Silva, but says he ‘tarnished his l...

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Ankalaev wants Shogun or Smith as next opponent

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12 hours ago by Kristen King
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Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Magomed Ankalaev plays matchmaker for himself after his knockout win over Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254. Now that his business with Ion Cutelaba has been settled, Magomed Ankalaev is on to the next one. At UFC 254, Ankalaev and Cutelaba met in a rematch stemming from their controversial first meeting earlier this year at UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figu...

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Tony Ferguson slams Conor McGregor: “He don’t belong in the top-five, get the f**k out of here”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:47 PM Oct 27, 2020 by Cole Shelton

Tony Ferguson doesn’t believe Conor McGregor should be in any talks to fight for the lightweight title. After Nurmagomedov announced his retirement from the spot at UFC 254, many figured McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 would be for the vacant title. However, for Ferguson, he believes the Irishman just needs to get a win over […] The post Tony Ferguson slams Conor McGregor: “He don’t belong in the to...

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Tony Ferguson slams Conor McGregor: “He don’t belong in the top-five, get the f**k out of here”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:47 PM Oct 27, 2020 by Cole Shelton
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Tony Ferguson doesn’t believe Conor McGregor should be in any talks to fight for the lightweight title. After Nurmagomedov announced his retirement from the spot at UFC 254, many figured McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 would be for the vacant title. However, for Ferguson, he believes the Irishman just needs to get a win over […] The post Tony Ferguson slams Conor McGregor: “He don’t belong in the to...

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Cory Sandhagen hopes to be backup for UFC 256 bantamweight title fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:30 PM Oct 27, 2020 by Adam Martin
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Cory Sandhagen hopes to be the backup fighter for the UFC 256 bantamweight title fight between champion Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling. Sandhagen is coming off of an incredible win as he was able to knock out the No. 1 contender Marlon Moraes with a spinning wheel kick and punches on Fight Island earlier this […] The post Cory Sandhagen hopes to be backup for UFC 256 bantamweight title fight appea...

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Cory Sandhagen hopes to be backup for UFC 256 bantamweight title fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:30 PM Oct 27, 2020 by Adam Martin

Cory Sandhagen hopes to be the backup fighter for the UFC 256 bantamweight title fight between champion Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling. Sandhagen is coming off of an incredible win as he was able to knock out the No. 1 contender Marlon Moraes with a spinning wheel kick and punches on Fight Island earlier this […] The post Cory Sandhagen hopes to be backup for UFC 256 bantamweight title fight appea...

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