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Khabib on McGregor: ‘We don’t pay attention to idiots’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 PM Nov 21, 2019 by Milan Ordoñez
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Photo by Hans Gutknecht/Digital First Media/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov once again throws shade at rival Conor McGregor. Whether it’s about the Burger King commercial or the sexual assault allegations, Khabib Nurmagomedov used them all to express his dislike towards Conor McGregor. And more than a year since they faced each other at UFC 229,...

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Leon Edwards waiting on Tyron Woodley to sign contract

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:46 AM Nov 21, 2019 by Adam Martin

The manager for UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards says the UFC has offered his client a fight against Tyron Woodley and he is just waiting on ‘T-Wood’ to sign the contract. The manager for Edwards spoke to veteran MMA journalist Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com and told him that they have been speaking to the UFC […] The post Leon Edwards waiting on Tyron Woodley to sign contract appeared fir...

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‘MVP’ says Dan Miragliotta apologized for Bellator 227 behavior

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:30 AM Nov 21, 2019 by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images “He came up to me and he apologized for…just the whole thing. We had a nice discussion so for me, that episode is now past; it’s old news now.” Dan Miragliotta let his emotions get the better of him at Bellator 227, as the veteran referee called Michael ‘Venom’ Page a ‘piece of sh-t’ after his first-round knockout victory of Richard Kiely at 3A...

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Luke Rockhold not interested in fighting Chris Weidman again

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:57 AM Nov 21, 2019 by Cole Shelton

Luke Rockhold doesn’t know if he will ever step foot inside the Octagon again. But, if he does, it definitely won’t be for a second fight with Chris Weidman. The two fought at UFC 194 where Rockhold TKO’d Weidman in the fourth round to become the middleweight champion. It was a phenomenal fight, and many […] The post Luke Rockhold not interested in fighting Chris Weidman again appeared first on | ...

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UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Ortega fight card

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:30 AM Nov 21, 2019 by Mookie Alexander
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Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports Check out the fight card in store for the UFC’s final event of 2019, a Fight Night show in Busan, South Korea on December 21st. Due to ESPN’s commitment to airing the college football playoffs, there is no New Year’s Eve show for the UFC this year. This is why UFC 245 is on December 14th, and why the final show of 2019 will be on December 21st in South Korea. In the main...

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Khabib Nurmagomedov rejects Conor McGregor’s rematch request: ‘We don’t pay attention to idiots’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:17 AM Nov 21, 2019 by Cole Shelton

Ever since Conor McGregor lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 he has been clamoring for a rematch. Yet, if it is up to the Dagestani champion, the Irishman won’t be getting one, ever. Nurmagomedov has come out and said McGregor needs 10 wins before he gets a rematch. But, when asked about a fight […] The post Khabib Nurmagomedov rejects Conor McGregor’s rematch request: ‘We don’t pay attention ...

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UFC rankings: Conor McGregor falls on P4P list

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 AM Nov 21, 2019 by Tim Burke
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Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images The longer Conor McGregor is inactive, the more he drops at P4P. If things keep trending the way they have been, it looks like Conor McGregor won’t be ranked at pound-for-pound any more pretty soon. The former two-division champion hasn’t competed since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, and while things are trending towards an early 202...

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Cage Warriors contender Alex Lohore hoping for spot on rumored UFC France card in 2020

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12:30 AM Nov 21, 2019 by Scott Lagdon
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Alex Lohore defeats Sam Boult at Cage Warriors 98 | Dolly Clew/Cage Warriors The Frenchman returns to competition at Cage Warriors 111 on Friday night when he takes on Joilton Lutterbach in an important welterweight clash. Cage Warriors end their schedule for the year with a bang on Friday night, by putting on a show featuring three title holders and one of their most stacked undercards to date. S...

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Rockhold says he’s ‘happy not fighting’ right now but won’t commit to retirement

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:30 PM Nov 20, 2019 by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images “Right now, I’m just happy not fighting. It feels good to focus on other things.” Luke Rockhold may very well be done with mixed martial arts, but the former UFC middleweight champion isn’t ready to announce his retirement. Rockhold has suffered back-to-back knockout losses in his last two fights and, speaking to MMA Fighting in a recent i...

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Cage Warriors champ Mads Burnell wants successful title defense before UFC return

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:30 PM Nov 20, 2019 by Scott Lagdon
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Mads Burnell | Dolly Clew/Cage Warriors Burnell will look to defend his featherweight title for the first time on Friday night at Cage Warriors 111 against Steve Aimable. Over the last few years, there has been a real influx of talent from the Nordic region across the international scene, which demonstrates the growth of the sport in the territory. Fighters such as Alexander Gustafsson, Gunnar Nel...

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How Charles Oliveira knocked out Jared Gordon

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:30 PM Nov 20, 2019 by Connor Ruebusch
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Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images This is how Charles Oliveira got a big KO win at UFC Sao Paulo. UFC Sao Paulo happened last Saturday. In Sao Paulo, of all places. And it didn’t exactly deliver. For the latest in an impossibly long streak of UFC events, piling one on top of the other, weekend after weekend, UFC Sao Paulo simply came and went. It was never cut out to be card ...

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Randy Couture gives health update after heart attack scare

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:46 PM Nov 20, 2019 by Adam Martin

A month after suffering a heart attack, UFC legend Randy Couture has provided a positive update about his current condition. The MMA world was left in shock almost exactly one month ago when TMZ reported that Couture had suffered a heart attack while working out in his native Los Angeles. After going home and continuing […] The post Randy Couture gives health update after heart attack scare appear...

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McGregor donating $1M to first responders from Proper No. Twelve sales

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:30 PM Nov 20, 2019 by Milan Ordoñez
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Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Conor McGregor is planning to donate up to $1 million to first responder organizations from sales of his Proper No. Twelve whiskey. A year ago, former UFC champion Conor McGregor launched Proper No. Twelve, his very own Irish whiskey product. While it did garner mixed reviews from consumers, he did achieve success from it through “The Notorious” brand alone. To c...

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Ken Shamrock Committed Armed Robbery As A Kid, Says New Podcast Series - Pull No Punches Ep. 43

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:00 PM Nov 20, 2019 by June M. Williams
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June M. Williams Your hosts ‘Shak’ Shakiel Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each Wednesday as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you a half hour or so of MMA content, varying from fighter interviews to discussions on current MMA Topics. NOTE: Thank you so much for listening to us over the past 43 weeks. Starting in December, 2019, The Pull ...

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Tito Ortiz teases potential Combate America fight with Cain Velasquez

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:54 PM Nov 20, 2019 by Tom Taylor

On December 7, former UFC lightweight heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz will collide with former WWE superstar Alberto El Patron. The pair’s fight will headline the biggest Combate Americas card to date. Speaking to Shakiel Mahjouri of Bloody Elbow ahead of this fight, Ortiz divulged that he has signed a three-fight deal with Combate Americas, and […] The post Tito Ortiz teases potential Combate Ame...

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