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Report: Vitor Belfort meets Nate Marquardt at UFC 212

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:00 AM Apr 29, 2017 by Lucas Rezende
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Veterans Vitor Belfort and Nate Marquardt will likely meet in Rio de Janeiro, on June 3. Veterans of the sport, Vitor Belfort and Nate Marquardt will square off in Rio de Janeiro, as Combate reported the pair of middleweights agreed to meet at UFC 212. In need of a win, Vitor Belfort (25-14) wants to end his current three-fight losing stint, when he suffered KO losses to Ronaldo Souza, Gegard Mous...

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Marlon Moraes wants no shortcuts to UFC title: 'I'm not in a hurry'

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 AM Apr 29, 2017 by Lucas Rezende
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Former WSOF bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes wants to take his time in the Octagon. On a 13-fight win streak, including five World Series of Fighting bantamweight title defenses, Marlon Moraes was finally picked up by the UFC to take on contender Raphael Assuncao. However, as he revealed to Portal do Vale Tudo, he's in no hurry to fight for an UFC title. "We tend to always look for a quick way ...

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Michael Bisping on Al Iaquinta's rage against the UFC: Going 'against the system' not smart

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12:00 AM Apr 29, 2017 by Lewis Mckeever
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Bisping gives 'Raging Al' some advice about negotiating with the UFC. They say there's no such thing as bad publicity, but Al Iaquinta's recent tirade against the UFC might not be the best move for his MMA career. Iaquinta returned to the Octagon after a two-year hiatus due to a contract dispute, swiftly knocking out MMA veteran Diego Sanchez in the first round at UFC Fight Night 108. Then, after ...

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Gilbert Burns eyes July return, thinks Nik Lentz 'makes sense'

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:30 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Lucas Rezende
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Gilbert Burns would like to face Nik Lentz after his September loss to Michel Prazeres. Lightweight Gilbert Burns is thinking about his next fight after a few months on the sidelines. Following a decision loss to Michel Prazeres in September 2016, Burns told Combate that July would be a good time to return and Nik Lentz would make a fine opponent. "There's a lot of guys I want to fight, but I unde...

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The MMA Circus w/ guest co-host Jed Meshew, Chas Skelly and Gilbert Burns

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:00 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Nick Baldwin
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Episode 108 of The MMA Circus features guest co-host Jed Meshew (MMAFighting.com writer), UFC featherweight Chas Skelly, and UFC lightweight Gilbert Burns. EPISODE 108: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jed Meshew, is back for your listening pleasure. Guests: Chas Skelly — UFC featherweight Chas Skelly discusses his upcoming fight against Jason Knight at UFC 211 in Dallas on...

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Pearl Gonzalez reflects on UFC 210 breast implant confusion

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:19 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Evan Bell
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Earlier this month, following the UFC 210 early weigh-ins, UFC women’s bantamweight Pearl Gonzalez was informed that she would be unable to compete the following evening due to her breast implants. Reports from those in attendance at the weigh-ins immediately began to emerge, revealing that Gonzalez would be unable to fight due to the implants.... The post Pearl Gonzalez reflects on UFC 210 breast...

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Pearl Gonzalez reflects on UFC 210 breast implant confusion

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:19 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Evan Bell
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Earlier this month, following the UFC 210 early weigh-ins, UFC women’s bantamweight Pearl Gonzalez was informed that she would be unable to compete the following evening due to her breast implants. Reports from those in attendance at the weigh-ins immediately began to emerge, revealing that Gonzalez would be unable to fight due to the implants.... The post Pearl Gonzalez reflects on UFC 210 breast...

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Glory 40 Copenhagen: Fight previews and predictions

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:00 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Fraser Coffeen
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Get a breakdown here of this Saturday’s Glory 40 Copenhagen card on Fight Pass and ESPN3. This Saturday, April 29 is Glory 40 Copenhagen, featuring a Middleweight world title fight. The show airs on UFC Fight Pass at 1:00 p.m. ET for the Superfight Series, with the Glory 40 main card to follow at 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3. Here’s a look at the card: C. JASON WILNIS (30-6-1 Overall; 7-4 Glory) VS. #1 S...

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Complete Victory Fighting Championship 57 Card

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 10:00 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Dana Becker

Victory Fighting Championship 57 takes place May 5 and will stream live on UFC Fight Pass. Two titles will be up for grabs that night, as Daniel Gallemore defends his heavyweight belt vs. Daniel James and Nick Mamalis meets Kevin Gray for the vacant flyweight title. Below is a press release and the latest fight […] The post Complete Victory Fighting Championship 57 Card appeared first on Five Ounc...

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Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko staff picks and predictions

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:00 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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Check out who the Bloody Elbow staff is picking to win Saturday’s Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko superfight. Over the last few years when we’ve done staff predictions for boxing on Bloody Elbow, the picks are unanimously in favor of one boxer over the other in the main event. This time it’s a tad different, as Tim Burke and Kyle Maclachlan are picking Wladimir Klitschko over Anthony Joshua ...

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Ronda Rousey’s coach gives his take on if ‘Rowdy’ will ever fight again

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:59 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Russell Ess
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Ronda Rousey took women’s mixed martial arts to a new level in her rise to stardom in the UFC. Now, with two UFC losses in a row and recently engaged to fellow UFC fighter Travis Browne, many are still curious if Rousey will ever return to compete in the UFC again. Rousey’s judo coach, Justin... The post Ronda Rousey’s coach gives his take on if ‘Rowdy’ will ever fight again appeared first on | BJ...

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Ronda Rousey’s coach gives his take on if ‘Rowdy’ will ever fight again

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:59 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Russell Ess
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Ronda Rousey took women’s mixed martial arts to a new level in her rise to stardom in the UFC. Now, with two UFC losses in a row and recently engaged to fellow UFC fighter Travis Browne, many are still curious if Rousey will ever return to compete in the UFC again. Rousey’s judo coach, Justin... The post Ronda Rousey’s coach gives his take on if ‘Rowdy’ will ever fight again appeared first on | BJ...

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UFC fighter seeks to inspire others after years of struggling with her own body image

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:18 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Russell Ess
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There are a few fighters that have struggled with being bullied growing up. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant says she enrolled in college early to get away from the high school bullying she was going through. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was bullied during his childhood until the day he stood up to his peer... The post UFC fighter seeks to inspire others after years of struggling wit...

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UFC fighter seeks to inspire others after years of struggling with her own body image

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:18 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Russell Ess
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There are a few fighters that have struggled with being bullied growing up. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant says she enrolled in college early to get away from the high school bullying she was going through. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was bullied during his childhood until the day he stood up to his peer... The post UFC fighter seeks to inspire others after years of struggling wit...

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Ryan Bader to bring in a substantial amount over Reebok deal with personal sponsorships

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:18 PM Apr 28, 2017 by Russell Ess
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Ryan Bader is one of the noteworthy fighters that jumped ship from the UFC to Bellator MMA recently. With going through the negotiation process between the two major mixed martial arts promotions, Bader ultimately felt like he would be better off changing things up and signing with Bellator. A big factor in Bader’s decision to... The post Ryan Bader to bring in a substantial amount over Reebok dea...

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