MMA Chronicles

Paige VanZant To Release Book This April

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 6 hours ago by Dana Becker

I’m so happy to share the jacket for my book, RISE, which will be coming out next April. Preorder now at https://t.co/OKa7v9E2Qt pic.twitter.com/N7Vqiz8mbL — Paige VanZant (@PaigeVanzantUFC) September 19, 2017 Paige VanZant showed off the jacket for her new book, which is available for pre-order. The book, entitled “RISE,” will be released in April. The post Paige VanZant To Release Book This Apri...

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Tweet of the Day: Jeremy Stephens finally answers Conor McGregor’s question of ‘who the f—k he is’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 16 hours ago by Milan Ordoñez
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‘Who the f—k is that guy?’ Jeremy Stephens now has an answer for Conor McGregor. When someone in the fight game mentions the name of Jeremy Stephens, many would probably think “who the f—k is that guy?” All of this thanks to the ever colorful Conor McGregor, who made this phrase famous. McGregor uttered these words during the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference in New York City last November. A rep...

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Alistair Overeem Praises Former Opponent Gokhan Saki Ahead of UFC Japan

www.bjpenn.com Posted 17 hours ago by Justin Golightly

Japan loves Alistair Overeem. From all his fights in PRIDE and multiple kickboxing matches in K-1, he became a legend in Japan way before he gained notoriety as a feared heavyweight in the UFC. It just makes sense that The Reem would be in Tokyo ahead of UFC Japan to enjoy the fights with the... The post Alistair Overeem Praises Former Opponent Gokhan Saki Ahead of UFC Japan appeared first on | BJ...

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Alistair Overeem Praises Former Opponent Gokhan Saki Ahead of UFC Japan

www.bjpenn.com Posted 17 hours ago by Justin Golightly
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Japan loves Alistair Overeem. From all his fights in PRIDE and multiple kickboxing matches in K-1, he became a legend in Japan way before he gained notoriety as a feared heavyweight in the UFC. It just makes sense that The Reem would be in Tokyo ahead of UFC Japan to enjoy the fights with the... The post Alistair Overeem Praises Former Opponent Gokhan Saki Ahead of UFC Japan appeared first on | BJ...

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Welcome to the UFC: Syuri Kondo

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 17 hours ago by Ryan Davies
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Japanese Professional wrestling star Syuri Kondo will make her debut in front of a home town audience. The UFC’s women’s straw weight division has brought a constant influx of new talent to the promotion. While featherweight and bantamweight struggle to find new top talent, strawweight has regularly found new fighters to feature. On the UFC’s upcoming trip to Saitama, Japan, they’ve picked up anot...

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UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami staff picks and predictions

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 18 hours ago by Mookie Alexander
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Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Friday’s UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami card in Japan. The Bloody Elbow staff has submitted its predictions for UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami, and as you can tell, we are just absolutely eager for this card, which is on FS1 (or, in this case, FXX) pacing for 10 of 11 fights. Tim Bissell is the only one picking Yushin Oka...

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Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s Infamous Line

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:23 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Justin Golightly
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Jeremy Stephens was able to put on a great performance against scrappy veteran Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215, but there’s one exchange he’d like to forget. Back at the UFC 205 press conference, he tried to zing Conor McGregor on the spot by saying he’s the ‘hardest hitting 145er’ up there. Quick-witted McGregor clapped back... The post Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s In...

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Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s Infamous Line

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:23 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Justin Golightly
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Jeremy Stephens was able to put on a great performance against scrappy veteran Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215, but there’s one exchange he’d like to forget. Back at the UFC 205 press conference, he tried to zing Conor McGregor on the spot by saying he’s the ‘hardest hitting 145er’ up there. Quick-witted McGregor clapped back... The post Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s In...

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Miesha Tate on Rousey vs. Cyborg: ‘Edmond just wants another payday’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:09 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Zane Simon
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The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has some thoughts about Edmond Tarverdyan’s recent Rousey vs. Cyborg talk... mostly that it’s crazy. It’s no secret that Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey aren't the best of friends. Over the course of their UFC careers, the two women developed a somewhat bitter rivalry. Centered in part around Tate’s pair of title challenges to Rousey’s belt, and more parti...

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Conor McGregor Ranked 9th in Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 Athletes

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:40 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Justin Golightly
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Conor McGregor is no stranger to magazine features and covers. Last year, McGregor and his millions he slid into Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes at number 85. This year? In addition to being a GQ cover boy, he rocketed to number 24 on Forbes list. After his fight with Floyd Mayweather, he’s on track to... The post Conor McGregor Ranked 9th in Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 Athletes appeared ...

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Conor McGregor Ranked 9th in Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 Athletes

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:40 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Justin Golightly

Conor McGregor is no stranger to magazine features and covers. Last year, McGregor and his millions he slid into Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes at number 85. This year? In addition to being a GQ cover boy, he rocketed to number 24 on Forbes list. After his fight with Floyd Mayweather, he’s on track to... The post Conor McGregor Ranked 9th in Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 Athletes appeared ...

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OSP Promises He Is Different Type Of Fighter

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 10:00 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Dana Becker

Ovince Saint Preux promises he is a different type of fighter heading into Friday’s main event with Yushin Okami. The two headline UFC Fight Night 117 from Japan and live on FXX. The post OSP Promises He Is Different Type Of Fighter appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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UFC fighter rankings: Uriah Hall back in the top-10 after comeback win

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:30 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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Check out the latest UFC rankings update, which includes a big boost for Uriah Hall. The latest UFC rankings are out, and of course there aren’t many changes after last week’s relatively low-profile UFC event. What does stand out is Uriah Hall’s return to the top-10, following his come-from-behind victory over Krzysztof Jotko. There are a couple of other alterations at middleweight, including Luke...

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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 183: Henderson vs. Pitbull picks, odds, & analysis

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:11 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Zane Simon
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Zane Simon, Victor Rodriguez, and Eddie Mercado break down this week's Bellator card in San Jose, CA. With picks and odds for all the main card bouts. The big show in MMA this week goes to Bellator. And because of that (along with an unexpected power outage) the UFC isn’t going to get a breakdown from us this week. We got through a couple fights on the UFC card, which you can find here, before thi...

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VIDEO | Boxing champion Deontay Wilder says he would knockout and submit Brock Lesnar in the Octagon

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:58 PM Sep 21, 2017 by Russell Ess
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Boxing’s WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he is no stranger to the game of mixed martial arts. While speaking with Sports Illustrated, the topic of Wilder fighting Brock Lesnar was brought up and the boxing champion said some interesting things about a potential matchup with the former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE wrestling... The post VIDEO | Boxing champion Deontay Wilder...

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