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VIDEO | Watch Roger Gracie submit “Buchecha” in his final jiu-jitsu match

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:44 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Roger Gracie venceu Buchecha. #GraciePro pic.twitter.com/PRZxiJjJrQ — Bruno (@Bminasi) July 23, 2017 On Sunday morning, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Roger Gracie stepped onto the mats for his final jiu-jitsu match. His opponent was Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, who he first met years ago under the Metamoris banner. This showdown between Gracie and Buchecha – two men... The post VIDEO | Watch Roger Grac...

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Tonya Evinger Shows Her Skills In This Fight Primer

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 10:00 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Dana Becker

Tonya Evinger prepares to make her Octagon debut at UFC 214 this month vs. Cris Cyborg. In this fight replay, Evinger takes on Irene Aldana. The post Tonya Evinger Shows Her Skills In This Fight Primer appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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September’s UFC Pittsburgh gets five new fights

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:37 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Over the weekend, we learned that the UFC’s September 16 return to Pittsburgh, PA, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between former Strikeforce and UFC champ Luke Rockhold and former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. Since then, the promotion has confirmed five more fights for this anticipated UFC Pittsburgh card. The... The post September’s UFC Pittsburgh gets five...

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September’s UFC Pittsburgh gets five new fights

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:37 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Over the weekend, we learned that the UFC’s September 16 return to Pittsburgh, PA, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between former Strikeforce and UFC champ Luke Rockhold and former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. Since then, the promotion has confirmed five more fights for this anticipated UFC Pittsburgh card. The... The post September’s UFC Pittsburgh gets five...

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Report: Conor McGregor fans throw brick through Floyd Mayweather’s girlfriend’s window

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:38 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s August 26 mega fight has fans split down the middle. There are those who believe wholeheartedly that Mayweather will be too much for the inexperienced Irishman in the boxing ring, and others that are confident that McGregor can defy the odds and prove his doubters wrong once again. For the... The post Report: Conor McGregor fans throw brick through Floyd Maywe...

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Report: Conor McGregor fans throw brick through Floyd Mayweather’s girlfriend’s window

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:38 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s August 26 mega fight has fans split down the middle. There are those who believe wholeheartedly that Mayweather will be too much for the inexperienced Irishman in the boxing ring, and others that are confident that McGregor can defy the odds and prove his doubters wrong once again. For the... The post Report: Conor McGregor fans throw brick through Floyd Maywe...

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Chris Weidman hits Michael Bisping with a low blow and the champ went off!

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:25 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman picked up a much needed win at last night’s UFC on FOX 25 event, submitting surging contender Kelvin Gastelum with an arm-triangle choke in the third-round of their main event fight. The victory snapped a three-fight losing skid for the “All American”, as Weidman had previously suffered knockout losses... The post Chris Weidman hits Michael Bisping wi...

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Chris Weidman hits Michael Bisping with a low blow and the champ went off!

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:25 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman picked up a much needed win at last night’s UFC on FOX 25 event, submitting surging contender Kelvin Gastelum with an arm-triangle choke in the third-round of their main event fight. The victory snapped a three-fight losing skid for the “All American”, as Weidman had previously suffered knockout losses... The post Chris Weidman hits Michael Bisping wi...

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Jorge Masvidal blasts Michael Bisping for Cuban flag-ripping incident: he’s a coward

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:44 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Jorge Masvidal doesn’t like UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. When Bisping ripped up a Cuban flag during Yoel Romero’s UFC 213 fight with Robert Whittaker – a flag Masvidal also calls his own – Masvidal’s dislike for the middleweight king ballooned even bigger. Apparently, however, his distaste for the champ is older than most fans... The post Jorge Masvidal blasts Michael Bisping for Cub...

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Jorge Masvidal blasts Michael Bisping for Cuban flag-ripping incident: he’s a coward

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:44 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Jorge Masvidal doesn’t like UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. When Bisping ripped up a Cuban flag during Yoel Romero’s UFC 213 fight with Robert Whittaker – a flag Masvidal also calls his own – Masvidal’s dislike for the middleweight king ballooned even bigger. Apparently, however, his distaste for the champ is older than most fans... The post Jorge Masvidal blasts Michael Bisping for Cub...

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UFC on FOX 25 early ratings plunge to record-low 1.64 million viewers

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 6:30 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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The early ratings are in for UFC on FOX 25, and they’re not good. We have the early “fast national” Nielsen numbers for Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 25 in New York, and as has been the theme all year for FOX cards, the ratings are unimpressive. TV by the Numbers revealed that the main card averaged just 1.64 million viewers, which is the worst rating for any UFC on FOX event in its six-year history...

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PHOTO | Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier, questions how DC’s weight cut is going

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:22 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to take back the title he never actually lost when he squares off with current division title holder Daniel Cormier at next weekend’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California. The bitter rivals, Cormier and Jones, first met at UFC 182 in January of 2015 with “Bones”... The post PHOTO | Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier, questions how DC’s weight cu...

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PHOTO | Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier, questions how DC’s weight cut is going

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:22 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Chris Taylor

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to take back the title he never actually lost when he squares off with current division title holder Daniel Cormier at next weekend’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California. The bitter rivals, Cormier and Jones, first met at UFC 182 in January of 2015 with “Bones”... The post PHOTO | Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier, questions how DC’s weight cu...

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Fight Card For “Contender Series” Week 3

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 5:00 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Dana Becker

Ryan Spann takes on Karl Roberson in the main event of the third installment in Dana White’s Contender Series. The action streams live each Tuesday night from The Ultimate Fighter gym on UFC Fight Pass. Along with Spann vs. Roberson, Jason Jackson meets Kyle Stewart, Gabriel Checco faces Chase Waldon, Daniel Jolly battles Alonzo Menifield […] The post Fight Card For “Contender Series” Week 3 appea...

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Kelvin Gastelum details how close he was to finishing Chris Weidman

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:52 PM Jul 23, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman snapped his three-fight losing skid last night in New York, defeating surging contender Kelvin Gastelum via third-round submission (arm triangle choke) in the main event of UFC on FOX 25. The 25-year-old, Gastelum, did have his moments in the fight including a first-round knockdown of the “All American” after... The post Kelvin Gastelum details how cl...

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