MMA Chronicles

Dana White explains why Michael Chandler got the call for UFC 254 instead of Tony Ferguson

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11 hours ago by Christopher Taylor
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Dana White announced some huge news for UFC 254 earlier today, but it did not involve former interim lightweight title holder Tony Ferguson. Instead the brash UFC boss confirmed that the promotion had come to terms with coveted free agent Michael Chandler, who will now serve as the back-up for October’s Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin […] The post Dana White explains why Michael Chandler got the ca...

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White: UFC is working on ‘some fun stuff’ next year for McGregor

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 15 hours ago by Harry Davies
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Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images Conor McGregor’s retirement could be short lived as the UFC has “fun stuff” planned for him next year. Conor McGregor’s retirement from MMA this year always seemed uncertain, so it’s not surprising to hear the former two-weight UFC champ could return in 2021. McGregor, 32, revealed in June that he was retired from fighting after the UFC was unable to offer him an...

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Michael Chandler planning to prove he’s “the best 155er in the world” by signing with UFC

www.bjpenn.com Posted 16 hours ago by Cole Shelton
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Michael Chandler is planning to prove to the world he is the best lightweight after signing with the UFC. Chandler is a three-time Bellator lightweight champion, and after knocking out Benson Henderson in his most recent effort, became a free agent. He was arguably the biggest MMA free agent in quite some time. On Thursday […] The post Michael Chandler planning to prove he’s “the best 155er in the...

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Michael Chandler planning to prove he’s “the best 155er in the world” by signing with UFC

www.bjpenn.com Posted 16 hours ago by Cole Shelton

Michael Chandler is planning to prove to the world he is the best lightweight after signing with the UFC. Chandler is a three-time Bellator lightweight champion, and after knocking out Benson Henderson in his most recent effort, became a free agent. He was arguably the biggest MMA free agent in quite some time. On Thursday […] The post Michael Chandler planning to prove he’s “the best 155er in the...

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson is officially off UFC 254 card

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 16 hours ago by Tim Burke
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Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images After his proposed fight with Dustin Poirier fell apart, Tony Ferguson won’t be fighting on the UFC 254 card at all. The UFC’s lightweight division has been the center of attention this week. The promotion was looking to book a huge co-main event for UFC 254 under the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje title fight, but it didn’t happen. Tony Ferguson a...

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Kevin Lee shares interesting theory on why the UFC signed free agent Michael Chandler

www.bjpenn.com Posted 17 hours ago by Adam Martin

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee shared an interesting theory on why the UFC signed prized free agent fighter Michael Chandler to a deal. UFC president Dana White announced on Thursday that his organization signed the former Bellator lightweight champion Chandler to a free agent contract and he will be the official backup for the UFC […] The post Kevin Lee shares interesting theory on why the U...

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Kevin Lee shares interesting theory on why the UFC signed free agent Michael Chandler

www.bjpenn.com Posted 17 hours ago by Adam Martin
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UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee shared an interesting theory on why the UFC signed prized free agent fighter Michael Chandler to a deal. UFC president Dana White announced on Thursday that his organization signed the former Bellator lightweight champion Chandler to a free agent contract and he will be the official backup for the UFC […] The post Kevin Lee shares interesting theory on why the U...

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Invicta FC 42: Cummins vs. Zappitella results and discussion

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 17 hours ago by Mookie Alexander
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Bloody Elbow is the place to be for results and discussion for Invicta FC 42 which streams live on UFC Fight Pass at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT on September 17th. Tonight (September 17th) is Invicta FC 42 from Kansas City, Kansas. The main event features Ashley “Smashley” Cummins against Alesha “Half Pint” Zappitella for the vacant atomweight title. In the co-main, Raquel Canuto (nee Pa’aluhi) will face Lisa...

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Video | Stephen Colbert mocks Joe Rogan for offering to moderate the 2020 Presidential debate

www.bjpenn.com Posted 17 hours ago by Cole Shelton
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Stephen Colbert had a fun time mocking UFC commentator, Joe Rogan for offering to moderate a 2020 Presidental debate. Ahead of the United States Presidential election in 2020, Rogan mentioned on his podcast he would moderate a debate. It caught the attention of MMA fan and current President, Donald Trump said he would like Rogan […] The post Video | Stephen Colbert mocks Joe Rogan for offering to ...

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Video | Stephen Colbert mocks Joe Rogan for offering to moderate the 2020 Presidential debate

www.bjpenn.com Posted 17 hours ago by Cole Shelton

Stephen Colbert had a fun time mocking UFC commentator, Joe Rogan for offering to moderate a 2020 Presidental debate. Ahead of the United States Presidential election in 2020, Rogan mentioned on his podcast he would moderate a debate. It caught the attention of MMA fan and current President, Donald Trump said he would like Rogan […] The post Video | Stephen Colbert mocks Joe Rogan for offering to ...

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Burns roasts ‘pillow hands’ Covington: Switching to orthodox changes nothing

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 17 hours ago by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Colby Covington will always have ‘pillow hands’, according to UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns. Colby Covington will be switching to an orthodox stance ahead of his grudge match with Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11, but that isn’t going to add any more power to those ‘pillow hands’ of his, according to UFC welterweight standout Gilbert Burns. Covington, a...

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Israel Adesanya becomes first MMA fighter to be sponsored by Puma

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:45 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Adam Martin

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has become the first MMA fighter to be sponsored by the athletic apparel company Puma. Adesanya is one of the biggest names in the world of MMA and is one of the best fighters on the planet right now. He recently became a cover athlete for the EA Sports UFC […] The post Israel Adesanya becomes first MMA fighter to be sponsored by Puma appeared first on | B...

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Israel Adesanya becomes first MMA fighter to be sponsored by Puma

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:45 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Adam Martin
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UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has become the first MMA fighter to be sponsored by the athletic apparel company Puma. Adesanya is one of the biggest names in the world of MMA and is one of the best fighters on the planet right now. He recently became a cover athlete for the EA Sports UFC […] The post Israel Adesanya becomes first MMA fighter to be sponsored by Puma appeared first on | B...

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Colby Covington reveals his lone concern for UFC Vegas 11 main event with Tyron Woodley

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:36 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Cole Shelton
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Colby Covington doesn’t seem too worried about Tyron Woodley’s skillset ahead of their grudge match on Saturday night. In the main event of UFC Vegas 11, Covington and Woodley will finally share the Octagon after years of trash-talking. Although many wanted this fight to happen while Woodley was the champion, at least the fight will […] The post Colby Covington reveals his lone concern for UFC Veg...

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Colby Covington reveals his lone concern for UFC Vegas 11 main event with Tyron Woodley

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:36 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Cole Shelton

Colby Covington doesn’t seem too worried about Tyron Woodley’s skillset ahead of their grudge match on Saturday night. In the main event of UFC Vegas 11, Covington and Woodley will finally share the Octagon after years of trash-talking. Although many wanted this fight to happen while Woodley was the champion, at least the fight will […] The post Colby Covington reveals his lone concern for UFC Veg...

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