MMA Chronicles

Report | Greg Hardy suffers knee injury in arena football game

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:51 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Drake Riggs
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The continuation of the Greg Hardy MMA saga may have to be put on hold. ESPN is reporting that the former NFL defensive end for the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys has sustained a knee injury in an arena football game that took place this past Saturday. The now unbeaten MMA fighter, Hardy is also currently […] The post Report | Greg Hardy suffers knee injury in arena football game appeared fi...

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Josh Barnett speaks of UFC release, doesn’t trust USADA

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:17 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Drake Riggs

Yesterday the news broke that Josh Barnett was being released from the UFC after a five year run in his second stint with the company. Now we get some clarity as to why. After the former UFC heavyweight champion, Barnett’s most recent win over Andrei Arlovski in September 2016, he was notified of a failed […] The post Josh Barnett speaks of UFC release, doesn’t trust USADA appeared first on | BJPe...

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Josh Barnett speaks of UFC release, doesn’t trust USADA

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:17 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Drake Riggs
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Yesterday the news broke that Josh Barnett was being released from the UFC after a five year run in his second stint with the company. Now we get some clarity as to why. After the former UFC heavyweight champion, Barnett’s most recent win over Andrei Arlovski in September 2016, he was notified of a failed […] The post Josh Barnett speaks of UFC release, doesn’t trust USADA appeared first on | BJPe...

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Singapore: Preliminary card preview Part 2

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:00 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Dayne Fox
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Get the scoop on the second half of the prelims from UFC Singapore, featuring fan favorite Teruto Ishihara welcoming hot Russian prospect Petr Yan to the big show. There are a couple of familiar names on this portion of the UFC Singapore, Teruto Ishihara being the most notable. The personable young bantamweight has struggled recently, dropping three of his last four contests. Despite his recent st...

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Stipe Miocic not interested in potentially facing Brock Lesnar soon after UFC 226

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:42 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Drake Riggs
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Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC feels inevitable. The current WWE star is still under contract as a champion with the organization but his deal is apparently set to expire sooner rather than later. UFC President, Dana White has already said himself that Lesnar will indeed fight in the UFC again. It’s now just a […] The post Stipe Miocic not interested in potentially facing Brock Lesnar soon after...

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Stipe Miocic not interested in potentially facing Brock Lesnar soon after UFC 226

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:42 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Drake Riggs

Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC feels inevitable. The current WWE star is still under contract as a champion with the organization but his deal is apparently set to expire sooner rather than later. UFC President, Dana White has already said himself that Lesnar will indeed fight in the UFC again. It’s now just a […] The post Stipe Miocic not interested in potentially facing Brock Lesnar soon after...

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Jones disputes DC’s possible GOAT status: ‘Let’s just be real’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:30 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Tim Burke
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Jon Jones isn’t a fan of people believing that Daniel Cormier might be the greatest of all time with a UFC 226 win over Stipe Miocic. Who is the greatest fighter of all time? It’s a question that always generates a lot of debate when it comes up, and can be taken in a lot of different directions. So when the UFC tweeted about Daniel Cormier possibly becoming the GOAT with a UFC 226 win over heavyw...

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MMA Vivi: Is Cerrone still a top-10 welterweight?

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:28 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Zane Simon
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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC card in Kallang, Singapore. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. From Donald Cerrone vs. Leon Edwards in the main event down to Ulka Sasaki vs. Jenel Lausa in the opening prelims. This week’s UFC card in Singapore is... not as bad as it seems. But that doesn’t mean it’s worth staying up all hours for. Donald Cerrone vs...

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Extreme MMA Fights That Brought the Pain

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:53 PM Jun 21, 2018 by bjpenndotcom

Part three of a series saluting outrageous, WTF moments in MMA and pop culture. From foul-mouthed vampires to Hitler as the worst cellmate in Hell, the outrageous AMC series Preacher is brimming with extreme, push-the-envelope moments. Of course, the MMA world is no stranger to extreme fights, particularly of the blood-spurting and bone-crunching variety. To […] The post Extreme MMA Fights That Br...

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Extreme MMA Fights That Brought the Pain

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:53 PM Jun 21, 2018 by bjpenndotcom
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Part three of a series saluting outrageous, WTF moments in MMA and pop culture. From foul-mouthed vampires to Hitler as the worst cellmate in Hell, the outrageous AMC series Preacher is brimming with extreme, push-the-envelope moments. Of course, the MMA world is no stranger to extreme fights, particularly of the blood-spurting and bone-crunching variety. To […] The post Extreme MMA Fights That Br...

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MMA Squared Ep. 19: CM Punk Enters the Hall of Weird Fighters

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 6:26 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Chris Rini
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We imagine who Phil Brooks will meet now that the pay-per-view portion of his martial arts journey is over. Hello, this is Chris. This week on MMA Squared we ask: now that the Punxperiment is complete, where does Phil Brooks go? He just likes it, ok? I’ll tell you where, to The Hall of Weird Fighters. Mr. Brooks will be enshrined alongside the king of weird fighters, James “Lights Out” Toney, a fo...

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BREAKING | Bellator books Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald super fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:58 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Tom Taylor

According to a report from ESPN, Bellator MMA has booked a middleweight title super fight between divisional champion Gegard Mousasi and welterweight champion Rory MacDonald. The fight is expected to occur on September 29, when Bellator returns to San Jose, California. This card, which is shaping up to absolutely massive for the promotion, is also […] The post BREAKING | Bellator books Gegard Mous...

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BREAKING | Bellator books Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald super fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:58 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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According to a report from ESPN, Bellator MMA has booked a middleweight title super fight between divisional champion Gegard Mousasi and welterweight champion Rory MacDonald. The fight is expected to occur on September 29, when Bellator returns to San Jose, California. This card, which is shaping up to absolutely massive for the promotion, is also […] The post BREAKING | Bellator books Gegard Mous...

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Tai Tuivasa is seeking vengeance against Mark Hunt’s former foes

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:32 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Rising heavyweight contender Tai Tuivasa is hoping to avenge some of the losses of his mentor, heavyweight legend Mark Hunt. Most notably, Tuivasa is interested in getting some payback against Brock Lesnar, whose win over Hunt was overturned due to a failed drug test. While vengeance is one of the main drivers for Tuivasa’s interest […] The post Tai Tuivasa is seeking vengeance against Mark Hunt’s...

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Tai Tuivasa is seeking vengeance against Mark Hunt’s former foes

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:32 PM Jun 21, 2018 by Tom Taylor

Rising heavyweight contender Tai Tuivasa is hoping to avenge some of the losses of his mentor, heavyweight legend Mark Hunt. Most notably, Tuivasa is interested in getting some payback against Brock Lesnar, whose win over Hunt was overturned due to a failed drug test. While vengeance is one of the main drivers for Tuivasa’s interest […] The post Tai Tuivasa is seeking vengeance against Mark Hunt’s...

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