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Abdelaziz charged with battery for two separate incidents

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 43 minutes ago by Milan Ordoñez
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Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Dominance MMA founder and fighter manager Ali Abdelaziz is currently in hot water. Fighter manager Ali Abdelaziz is facing two battery charges, stemming from separate incidents in Las Vegas. The most recent incident allegedly happened on Friday, during a PFL event. In a police report obtained by MMA Junkie, the Dominance MMA Management fou...

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Ben Askren wants rematch with Jorge Masvidal

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Tom Taylor

Ben Askren only got five seconds in the cage with Jorge Masvidal, falling to a flying knee in that span. Unsurprisingly, he’s keen to get a little more cage-time in with his rival. “What I said explicitly was I wanted to come back [from retirement] to see if I was the best in the world,” […] The post Ben Askren wants rematch with Jorge Masvidal appeared first on | BJPenn.com....

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Aspen Ladd set to appeal TKO loss to Germaine de Randamie

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

Aspen Ladd is appealing her 16-second TKO loss against Germaine de Randamie. Ladd collided with the former featherweight champion on Jul. 13 at UFC Sacramento in California on ESPN+. De Randamie landed a straight right hand which dropped her bantamweight opponent. Before the 35-year-old could deliver any more punches, the referee Herb Dean put an […] The post Aspen Ladd set to appeal TKO loss to G...

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Tyson Fury welcomes WWE showdown with Cain Velasquez

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Tom Taylor

Heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury recently signed with pro wrestling organization WWE, where he’s currently feuding with Braun Strowman. So too did former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. While newer fight fans might not remember it, Fury and Velasquez actually have a bit of history. At the height of Velasquez’s title reign, Fury claimed that […] The post Tyson Fury welcomes WWE showdown ...

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Cub Swanson offers advice to Kron Gracie

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1 hour ago by Tom Taylor

Kron Gracie had quite a bit to say about Cub Swanson ahead of their UFC Tampa fight. One of his critiques related to Swanson’s willingness to move from gym to gym in search of new training opportunities. Gracie viewed this as disloyalty. After he defeated Gracie by unanimous decision at UFC Tampa, Swanson responded to […] The post Cub Swanson offers advice to Kron Gracie appeared first on | BJPenn...

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MMA SQUARED: Joanna calls McGregor for professional help

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1 hour ago by Chris Rini
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Who do former champions call when things get blown out of proportion? For the one person who hasn’t seen the balloon interview. Take care of yourself and I’ll talk to you tomorrow. Chris...

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Coach prefers Stipe Miocic fight for Israel Adesanya over Jon Jones

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3 hours ago by Tom Taylor

Much has recently been made of a potential fight between UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya. If Adesanya’s coach Eugene Bareman has his way, however, Adesanya will skip right over Jones and the light heavyweight division and battle UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. “No,” Bareman said on Ariel Helwani’s […] The post Coach prefers Stipe Miocic fight...

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Brendan Schaub: Cain Velasquez likely to ‘juice the f**k up’ in WWE

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

Cain Velasquez is now a part of the WWE universe, and Brendan Schaub believes the former UFC heavyweight champion will rely on performance enhancing drugs to maximize his ability in the ring. Schaub made this comment about Velasquez, who recently existed the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) testing pool, on a recent episode of his […] The post Brendan Schaub: Cain Velasquez likely to ‘juic...

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James Vick issues statement following “super embarrassing” KO loss at UFC Tampa

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11 hours ago by Christopher Taylor

UFC fighter James Vick has issued a statement following his devastating knockout loss to Niko Price at last weekend’s UFC Tampa event. Price was able to connect with an upkick square to the jaw of Vick midway through the opening round which put the Texas native out cold. It was a nasty knockout, and unfortunately […] The post James Vick issues statement following “super embarrassing” KO loss at UF...

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Lee: Gillespie is ‘the dumbest fight’ I could’ve taken

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12 hours ago by Nick Baldwin
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Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images Kevin Lee said he loves a challenge—which is why he agreed to fight Gregor Gillespie at MSG in November. Some fans were puzzled by the booking of Kevin Lee vs. Gregor Gillespie for next month’s UFC 244. Lee has lost two in a row and is returning to lightweight after an unsuccessful bid at welterweight, while Gillespie is undefeated and on the cusp of being a top...

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Michelle Waterson issues statement following loss at UFC Tampa

www.bjpenn.com Posted 13 hours ago by Adam Martin

UFC women’s strawweight contender Michelle Waterson has issued a statement following her unanimous decision loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC Tampa. Waterson released a social media post on Monday expressing her sadness for losing the fight. Here’s what “The Karate Hottie” wrote on Instagram. View this post on Instagram Hello everyone just a quick check […] The post Michelle Waterson issues statem...

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Joannna Jedrzejczyk hopes Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covington’s ‘ass’ at UFC 245

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

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Colby Covington are teammates at American Top Team but that doesn’t mean she will be rooting for him in his next fight. At UFC 245, Covington will be taking on Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title, yet Joanna Jedrzejczyk hopes the champion beats up ‘Choas’. The reason why the former strawweight champion […] The post Joannna Jedrzejczyk hopes Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covin...

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Police say Ali Abdelaziz punched Abe Kawa in the face at PFL event

www.bjpenn.com Posted 14 hours ago by Christopher Taylor

According to Las Vegas Police, Dominance MMA owner Ali Abdelaziz struck Abe Kawa in the face at this past weekend’s PFL event. In a police report obtained by John Morgan of MMAJunkie, it was confirmed that Abdelaziz struck Kawa “with a closed fist” at Friday’s event in Las Vegas. The official police report can be […] The post Police say Ali Abdelaziz punched Abe Kawa in the face at PFL event appea...

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Waterson after UFC Tampa loss: ‘I’m sad and that’s OK’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 14 hours ago by Nick Baldwin
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Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images ‘The Karate Hottie’ said after her loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk that “moving forward is the only direction we go.” Michelle Waterson has released a statement following her loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC Tampa. ‘The Karate Hottie’ fell to former strawweight champion Jedrzejczyk in the event’s main event last weekend, losing by unanimous decision. “No...

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Cain Velasquez issues statement on UFC retirement

www.bjpenn.com Posted 14 hours ago by Adam Martin

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez released a statement on Monday regarding his official retirement from mixed martial arts. Below is what Velasquez wrote on his Instagram. View this post on Instagram Thank you. Muchas gracias. @wwe @ufc #WWECrownJewel A post shared by Cain Velasquez (@officialcainvelasquez) on Oct 14, 2019 at 11:03am PDT To the […] The post Cain Velasquez issues state...

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