MMA Chronicles

Ilir Latifi calls for fight with “undisputed champ” Jon Jones, Jones responds

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:50 PM Aug 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor

Excitement surrounding the potential return of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is starting to mount. The MMA legend continues to hint at a comeback, and some members of the MMA community believe his next bout is already in the works. Whatever the case, Swedish light heavyweight contender Ilir Latifi is hoping to be […] The post Ilir Latifi calls for fight with “undisputed champ” Jo...

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Chael Sonnen: Jon Jones knows something we don’t

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:14 PM Aug 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor

Chael Sonnen thinks that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones knows something we don’t. More specifically, Sonnen believes that Jones knows that his current situation with USADA will soon be in the rear-view, and that he’ll be eligible to fight again very soon. Sonnen even speculates that Jones might already knows the setting of […] The post Chael Sonnen: Jon Jones knows something we do...

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Wanderlei Silva launches campaign for seat in Brazilian congress

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:00 PM Aug 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Former PRIDE champion and current Bellator MMA star Wanderlei Silva is plunging into the world of politics. On Saturday, the Brazilian MMA legend posted to Instagram, announcing that he will run for a seat in the Brazilian congress as a federal deputy. Elections will be held in October. Está chegando nossa hora, como estou feliz […] The post Wanderlei Silva launches campaign for seat in Brazilian ...

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Wanderlei Silva launches campaign for seat in Brazilian congress

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:00 PM Aug 19, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Former PRIDE champion and current Bellator MMA star Wanderlei Silva is plunging into the world of politics. On Saturday, the Brazilian MMA legend posted to Instagram, announcing that he will run for a seat in the Brazilian congress as a federal deputy. Elections will be held in October. Está chegando nossa hora, como estou feliz […] The post Wanderlei Silva launches campaign for seat in Brazilian ...

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UFC 228 main event backup Kamaru Usman ‘dreamt’ this is how he becomes champion

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:37 AM Aug 19, 2018 by Chris Taylor

Perennial UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman will be on standby incase a replacement is needed for next months UFC 228 main event. UFC 228, which takes place September 8 in Dallas, is headlined by a welterweight title fight featuring current champion Tyron Woodley taking on undefeated contender Darren Till. “The Nigerian Nightmare” recently sat down […] The post UFC 228 main event backup Kama...

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UFC 228 main event backup Kamaru Usman ‘dreamt’ this is how he becomes champion

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:37 AM Aug 19, 2018 by Chris Taylor
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Perennial UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman will be on standby incase a replacement is needed for next months UFC 228 main event. UFC 228, which takes place September 8 in Dallas, is headlined by a welterweight title fight featuring current champion Tyron Woodley taking on undefeated contender Darren Till. “The Nigerian Nightmare” recently sat down […] The post UFC 228 main event backup Kama...

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UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick Fight Card and Start Time

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:53 AM Aug 19, 2018 by Chris Taylor
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The octagon will invade Lincoln, Nebraska next Saturday for the promotions UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick event. The fight card, which takes place August 25 from Pinnacle Bank Arena, is headlined by a lightweight fight featuring former World Series of Fighting champion Justin Gaethje taking on surging division contender James Vick. Justin Gaethje […] The post UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs...

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UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick Fight Card and Start Time

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:53 AM Aug 19, 2018 by Chris Taylor

The octagon will invade Lincoln, Nebraska next Saturday for the promotions UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick event. The fight card, which takes place August 25 from Pinnacle Bank Arena, is headlined by a lightweight fight featuring former World Series of Fighting champion Justin Gaethje taking on surging division contender James Vick. Justin Gaethje […] The post UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs...

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Lee explains why he’d prefer to fight Khabib over McGregor

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 AM Aug 19, 2018 by Lewis Mckeever
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“I’d rather fight Khabib [Nurmagomedov] to be honest. Just because people see him as just this unstoppable tank.” Top-five UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee currently has former champion Anthony Pettis in his crosshairs, but ‘The Motown Phenom’ is also interested in a fight with undefeated wrecking machine Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is scheduled to defend his title against Conor McGregor on Oct. 6...

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals his gameplan for Conor McGregor at UFC 229

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:42 PM Aug 18, 2018 by Chris Taylor

Current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA) will look to make his first ever title defense a successful one when he takes on Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 229. The undefeated Russian, Nurmagomedov, captured the UFC’s vacant lightweight title at April’s UFC 223 event in Brooklyn by defeating Al Iaquinta via […] The post Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals his gameplan for Cono...

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VIDEO | Pros pick the winner of UFC 229’s Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov title fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:41 PM Aug 18, 2018 by Chris Taylor
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Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his UFC lightweight title on the line for the first time this October when he squares off with former division champion Conor McGregor. The highly anticipated Conor vs. Khabib title fight headlines UFC 229 which takes place October 6 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. In the above video, numerous […] The post VIDEO | Pros pick the winner of UFC 229’s Conor McGregor...

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VIDEO | Pros pick the winner of UFC 229’s Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov title fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:41 PM Aug 18, 2018 by Chris Taylor

Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his UFC lightweight title on the line for the first time this October when he squares off with former division champion Conor McGregor. The highly anticipated Conor vs. Khabib title fight headlines UFC 229 which takes place October 6 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. In the above video, numerous […] The post VIDEO | Pros pick the winner of UFC 229’s Conor McGregor...

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Dana White shuts down talk of Georges St-Pierre fighting the winner of Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:59 PM Aug 18, 2018 by Chris Taylor
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According to UFC President Dana White, former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre (26-2 MMA) will not be fighting the winner of October’s highly anticipated Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor lightweight title fight. In a recent interview with “The BBC MMA Show“, the brash UFC boss explained that part of the reason why “GSP” […] The post Dana White shuts down talk of G...

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Dana White shuts down talk of Georges St-Pierre fighting the winner of Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:59 PM Aug 18, 2018 by Chris Taylor

According to UFC President Dana White, former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre (26-2 MMA) will not be fighting the winner of October’s highly anticipated Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor lightweight title fight. In a recent interview with “The BBC MMA Show“, the brash UFC boss explained that part of the reason why “GSP” […] The post Dana White shuts down talk of G...

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Shevchenko doubtful Montano will show up at UFC 228

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:00 PM Aug 18, 2018 by Milan Ordoñez
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Valentina Shevchenko refuses to believe that Nicco Montano will show up at their scheduled flyweight title fight at UFC 228 Valentina Shevchenko is currently slated to challenge Nicco Montano for the UFC women’s flyweight title. The fight has been scheduled to co-headline UFC 228, but even with this booking, “Bullet” remains doubtful that her opponent will show up on fight night. “I hope that Nicc...

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