MMA Chronicles

Santiago Ponzinibbio calls out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:00 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Not long ago, Argentine welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio made an exciting callout of two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. “I’d like to fight Thompson,” Ponzinibbio told MMABrasil.com.br. “I think he’s a great striker, and I want to be the best striker in the division, so I’ve been showing [my skills]. I’ve got six consecutive wins, three by first-round knockout...

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UFC Austin: Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros full fight video highlights

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:13 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor

Last night, the UFC touched down in Austin, Texas with an exciting 12-fight card. In the main event of this card, ranked welterweight fighters Donald Cerrone and Yancy Medeiros collided in a fight many considered a frontrunner for Fight of the Night – even Fight of the Year – honors. In the end, Cerrone and... The post UFC Austin: Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros full fight video highlights appea...

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UFC Austin: Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros full fight video highlights

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:13 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Last night, the UFC touched down in Austin, Texas with an exciting 12-fight card. In the main event of this card, ranked welterweight fighters Donald Cerrone and Yancy Medeiros collided in a fight many considered a frontrunner for Fight of the Night – even Fight of the Year – honors. In the end, Cerrone and... The post UFC Austin: Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros full fight video highlights appea...

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Tapped Out: Is the UFC just an aging Gen-X fad?

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 6:00 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Brent Brookhouse
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When the UFC made the move to FOX they were expected to bring in a whole new demographic. Instead, as ratings dwindle, it seems they’re stuck with the same core fanbase they had a decade ago. One that’s closer inching closer to 50 and further from 30. In April 2013, UFC President Dana White was ready to turn away the President of the United States. “We couldn’t seat Obama,” White told Bloomberg.co...

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UFC Austin’s Cerrone: ‘Khabib, I’m coming’ for you next

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 5:30 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Lewis Mckeever
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Donald Cerrone called out Khabib Nurmagomedov after his knockout win at UFC Austin. The lightweight division was put on red alert last night when Donald Cerrone knocked out Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night 126 and announced that he will moving back down to 155-pounds to pursue the championship. Cerrone, 34, snapped a three-fight losing skid at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas and called ou...

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The MMA community reacts to Derrick Lewis’s thrilling defeat of Marcin Tybura

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:31 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Austin, Texas, Derrick Lewis surged back into the heavyweight contendership picture with a thunderous third-round stoppage of Polish contender Marcin Tybura. That said, the Texan heavyweight was not without close calls, as Tybura had him in trouble on the mat on more than... The post The MMA community reacts to Derrick Lewis’s thr...

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The MMA community reacts to Derrick Lewis’s thrilling defeat of Marcin Tybura

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:31 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Austin, Texas, Derrick Lewis surged back into the heavyweight contendership picture with a thunderous third-round stoppage of Polish contender Marcin Tybura. That said, the Texan heavyweight was not without close calls, as Tybura had him in trouble on the mat on more than... The post The MMA community reacts to Derrick Lewis’s thr...

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McGregor and Holloway taunt each other on social media

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 4:00 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Lewis Mckeever
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Conor McGregor reminisces over his victory over Max Holloway, ‘Blessed’ fires back. It’s been almost five years since Conor McGregor and Max Holloway locked horns in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 26, and ‘The Notorious’ wanted to remind fans of his dominant decision victory at the TD Garden in Boston. McGregor, the current lightweight champion, was matched up against Holloway in his second fight ...

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James Vick is ready to replace Tony Ferguson or Khabib Nurmagomedov if disaster strikes

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:39 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor

On April 7, in the main event of UFC 223, interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for the lightweight title. This fight stands out as one of the biggest and most important in the illustrious history of the UFC lightweight division. Regrettably, it’s also one of the most... The post James Vick is ready to replace Tony Ferguson or Khabi...

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Yancy Medeiros is wondering where Mario Yamasaki was when he needed him

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:09 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Austin, Texas with an exciting night of fights. In the main event, Hawaii’s Yancy Medeiros stepped into the cage with fan favorite finisher Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Had Medeiros won this fight, he likely would have surged into the welterweight top-10. Regrettably for the Hawaiian and his fans,... The post Yancy Medeiros is wondering where Mario Yamasaki w...

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Yancy Medeiros is wondering where Mario Yamasaki was when he needed him

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:09 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Austin, Texas with an exciting night of fights. In the main event, Hawaii’s Yancy Medeiros stepped into the cage with fan favorite finisher Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Had Medeiros won this fight, he likely would have surged into the welterweight top-10. Regrettably for the Hawaiian and his fans,... The post Yancy Medeiros is wondering where Mario Yamasaki w...

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UFC Lawsuit: Expert for Plaintiffs sets damages at up to $1.6 billion

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3:00 PM Feb 19, 2018 by John S. Nash
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The Plaintiffs have filed for Class Certification, the next major hurdle in the lawsuit, and their experts have come up with an estimate for the damages they claim they suffered under the UFC’s “scheme” After a lull in the antitrust lawsuit against the UFC, we now see some activity. Late Friday, the plaintiffs filed their Motion for Class Certification, along with several supporting expert reports...

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After big win in Austin, Derrick Lewis names three possible opponents for next fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:36 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Austin, Texas, Derrick Lewis survived a few scares to author a thunderous third-round TKO win over Polish talent Marcin Tybura. With this win, Lewis rebounded from tough, stoppage loss to heavyweight legend Mark Hunt, and reasserted himself as a top contender in the... The post After big win in Austin, Derrick Lewis names three po...

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Donald Cerrone wants one more lightweight title run, targets an old rival

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:00 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Austin, Texas, Donald Cerrone rebounded from a three-fight losing streak with a destructive, first-round stoppage of Yancy Medeiros. While this impressive win served to keep Cerrone ranked at welterweight, he admitted post-fight that he plans to return to his former haunts in the... The post Donald Cerrone wants one more lightweight ...

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Donald Cerrone wants one more lightweight title run, targets an old rival

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:00 PM Feb 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Austin, Texas, Donald Cerrone rebounded from a three-fight losing streak with a destructive, first-round stoppage of Yancy Medeiros. While this impressive win served to keep Cerrone ranked at welterweight, he admitted post-fight that he plans to return to his former haunts in the... The post Donald Cerrone wants one more lightweight ...

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