MMA Chronicles

Cerrone has a message to the critics: ‘I’m going to keep fighting my ass off’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:00 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC “All the naysayers, the people that say you’ve lost four in a row, you don’t belong, you should be retiring, I don’t give a sh*t.” Donald Cerrone dreads to think what could happen if he loses to Niko Price at UFC Vegas 11 but, whatever the outcome, ‘Cowboy’ plans to leave the UFC on his own terms, in his own time. Many critics called for Cerrone to retire following hi...

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Andre Ewell is looking to return to his “old ways and be dominant” against Irwin Rivera

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:49 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Cole Shelton
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Andre Ewell is looking to get his first Octagon finish this Saturday night at UFC Vegas 11 when he battles Irwin Rivera. When this fight was announced, many fans were confused by the matchup given Ewell is near the rankings while Rivera is just 1-1 in the UFC. Yet, for Ewell, he believes this is […] The post Andre Ewell is looking to return to his “old ways and be dominant” against Irwin Rivera ap...

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Andre Ewell is looking to return to his “old ways and be dominant” against Irwin Rivera

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:49 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Cole Shelton

Andre Ewell is looking to get his first Octagon finish this Saturday night at UFC Vegas 11 when he battles Irwin Rivera. When this fight was announced, many fans were confused by the matchup given Ewell is near the rankings while Rivera is just 1-1 in the UFC. Yet, for Ewell, he believes this is […] The post Andre Ewell is looking to return to his “old ways and be dominant” against Irwin Rivera ap...

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Takedown breakdown: Olympic champion Vladimir Khinchegashvili’s leg attacks

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:00 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Ed Gallo
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Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP via Getty Images Khinchegashvili’s ability to score off of low, outside shots keeps him alive in any match. He needed everything he had to come back against dangerous Chechen Akhmed Chakaev. Georgia’s Vladimir Khinchegashvili, known to some as King Vlad, others prefer the abbreviated “Khinche”, has an all-time great resume at 57 kg. After winning bac...

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Official: Tony Ferguson will not compete at UFC 254

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:58 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Adam Martin
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UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson has officially been removed from UFC 254 after his proposed fight with Dustin Poirier fell through. Ferguson was set to fight Poirier in the co-main event of UFC 254. The fight would have likely been a No. 1 contender bout, with the winner of the fight taking on the victor […] The post Official: Tony Ferguson will not compete at UFC 254 appeared first on | B...

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Official: Tony Ferguson will not compete at UFC 254

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:58 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Adam Martin

UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson has officially been removed from UFC 254 after his proposed fight with Dustin Poirier fell through. Ferguson was set to fight Poirier in the co-main event of UFC 254. The fight would have likely been a No. 1 contender bout, with the winner of the fight taking on the victor […] The post Official: Tony Ferguson will not compete at UFC 254 appeared first on | B...

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Cormier is in ‘very early conversations’ with WWE over commentary gig

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:00 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC “We’ve spoken to some of the people over there in very, very early conversations. WWE is a company I’ve watched and loved my entire life.” Daniel Cormier may be embarking on a new career with the WWE, as the retired UFC heavyweight revealed in a recent interview with Sports Illustrated that he is in ‘very early conversations’ with the premiere professional wrestling...

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UFC Vegas 11: Covington vs. Woodley press conference live stream

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:15 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Mookie Alexander
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Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Don’t miss UFC VEGAS 11: ‘COVINGTON VS. WOODLEY’ EVENT this weekend! Watch the video above for live coverage of the UFC Vegas 11 press conference, which has an emphasis on the undercard instead of the main event between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. Below is for Covington and Woodley: ...

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Can Woodley put Covington away or will Colby out-pace him?

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 7:00 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Zane Simon
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June M. Williams Zane Simon and Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown this week’s UFC VEGAS 11 event at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds for the entire card. From Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley in the main event down to Miguel Baeza vs. Jeremiah Wells in the opening prelim. This week’s Fight Night card is a decidedly solid offering from the UFC. A main event with some lon...

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Woodley says it was a ‘blessing’ to be able to train with Masvidal ahead of UFC 253

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 7:00 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Lewis Mckeever
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Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC “It was a blessing to have him there, and I definitely have to thank him for coming through.” Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley says it was a blessing to be able to train with Jorge Masvidal ahead of UFC Vegas 11, assuring the media that their partnership wasn’t a publicity stunt. Masvidal, of course, is Colby Covington’s biggest rival, and ‘T-Wood’ say...

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Michel Pereira says he wants to slap Colby Covington in the face: “He’s such a disrespectful guy”

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:55 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Adam Martin

UFC welterweight standout Michel Pereira says he wants to slap Colby Covington in the face because “he’s such a disrespectful guy.” Pereira is one of the most exciting up-and-coming welterweights in the UFC and he is coming off of a third-round submission win over Zelim Imadaev in his last fight. After the fight, Pereira called […] The post Michel Pereira says he wants to slap Colby Covington in t...

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Dana White says Donald Cerrone “needs to win badly” at UFC Vegas 11

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:48 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Adam Martin
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UFC president Dana White says that aging warrior Donald Cerrone “needs to win badly” when he takes on Niko Price at UFC Vegas 11. Cerrone is one of the greatest fighters of all time and is a surefire UFC Hall of Famer when it’s all said and done. Just last year he was on a […] The post Dana White says Donald Cerrone “needs to win badly” at UFC Vegas 11 appeared first on | BJPenn.com. ...

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Dana White says Donald Cerrone “needs to win badly” at UFC Vegas 11

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:48 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Adam Martin

UFC president Dana White says that aging warrior Donald Cerrone “needs to win badly” when he takes on Niko Price at UFC Vegas 11. Cerrone is one of the greatest fighters of all time and is a surefire UFC Hall of Famer when it’s all said and done. Just last year he was on a […] The post Dana White says Donald Cerrone “needs to win badly” at UFC Vegas 11 appeared first on | BJPenn.com....

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Jan Blachowicz already has his first title defense planned if he beats Dominick Reyes at UFC 253

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:45 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Tom Taylor
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Jan Blachowicz already knows who he wants to defend the light heavyweight title against first, assuming he beats Dominick Reyes at UFC 253. Blachowicz and Reyes will battle for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title in the co-main event of UFC 253, which is scheduled for September 26 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The […] The post Jan Blachowicz already has his first title defense planned if he beats...

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Jan Blachowicz already has his first title defense planned if he beats Dominick Reyes at UFC 253

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:45 PM Sep 17, 2020 by Tom Taylor

Jan Blachowicz already knows who he wants to defend the light heavyweight title against first, assuming he beats Dominick Reyes at UFC 253. Blachowicz and Reyes will battle for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title in the co-main event of UFC 253, which is scheduled for September 26 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The […] The post Jan Blachowicz already has his first title defense planned if he beats...

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