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Coach feels there’s only one fight that will excite Conor McGregor after UFC 229: ‘I think it has to be Khabib’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:20 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Thomas Taylor
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Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 229, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor returned to the Octagon after two long years away, where he attempted to reclaim the UFC lightweight belt from undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Unfortunately for McGregor and his legions of fans, this mission didn’t go as planned. Instead, […] The post Coach feels there’s only...

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Coach feels there’s only one fight that will excite Conor McGregor after UFC 229: ‘I think it has to be Khabib’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 10:20 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Thomas Taylor

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 229, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor returned to the Octagon after two long years away, where he attempted to reclaim the UFC lightweight belt from undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Unfortunately for McGregor and his legions of fans, this mission didn’t go as planned. Instead, […] The post Coach feels there’s only...

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Scott Coker responds to ‘rubbish’ fight-fixing questions after Bellator 208 main event

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:49 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Cole Shelton

Chael Sonnen vs. Fedor Emelianenko, which headlined Bellator 208 on Saturday, was a fight that many fans were looking forward to, and it lived up to most expectations. Though it was not a long fight, it was a fun one until Emelianenko finished Sonnen off with a storm of first-round ground strikes. Unfortunately, this fun fight […] The post Scott Coker responds to ‘rubbish’ fight-fixing questions a...

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Scott Coker responds to ‘rubbish’ fight-fixing questions after Bellator 208 main event

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:49 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Cole Shelton
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Chael Sonnen vs. Fedor Emelianenko, which headlined Bellator 208 on Saturday, was a fight that many fans were looking forward to, and it lived up to most expectations. Though it was not a long fight, it was a fun one until Emelianenko finished Sonnen off with a storm of first-round ground strikes. Unfortunately, this fun fight […] The post Scott Coker responds to ‘rubbish’ fight-fixing questions a...

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Video: Conor McGregor hangs out with Jerry Jones at Dallas Cowboys game

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:32 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Tim Burke
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Conor McGregor is apparently learning about a new type of football. Conor McGregor apparently isn’t all that down in the dumps about his UFC 229 loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. The Notorious One popped up at AT&T Stadium today along with Dillon Danis and others, as a guest of Jerry Jones, for the Dallas Cowboys vs. Jacksonville Jaguars game. As you can see in the videos below, Conor goofed around wit...

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Chael Sonnen claims he once ‘fought Georges St-Pierre in a basement in LA’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:27 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Cole Shelton

At Bellator 208, Chael Sonnen was taking on arguably the best heavyweight in MMA history, Fedor Emelianenko. Ultimately, Emelianenko’s power proved to be too much for the former middleweight and natural light heavyweight. Emelianenko dropped Sonnen multiple times during the fight and got the TKO win in the first round. However, even with this loss to Emelianenko, Sonnen […] The post Chael Sonnen c...

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Chael Sonnen claims he once ‘fought Georges St-Pierre in a basement in LA’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:27 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Cole Shelton
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At Bellator 208, Chael Sonnen was taking on arguably the best heavyweight in MMA history, Fedor Emelianenko. Ultimately, Emelianenko’s power proved to be too much for the former middleweight and natural light heavyweight. Emelianenko dropped Sonnen multiple times during the fight and got the TKO win in the first round. However, even with this loss to Emelianenko, Sonnen […] The post Chael Sonnen c...

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Report: Mendes vs. Moicano targeted for UFC 231

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:42 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Mookie Alexander
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A highly intriguing featherweight bout is in the works for UFC 231 in Toronto. With the featherweight title on the line at UFC 231, there is another key matchup in the 145 lbs division that’s slated for the same event. MMA Brasil reports that a fight between Chad Mendes and Renato Moicano is being targeted for the December 8th pay-per-view card in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It would essentially ser...

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Ex-UFC LWs champ Sean Sherk reacts to UFC 229 brawl

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 7:00 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Eddie Mercado
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Check out Bloody Elbow’s exclusive interview with former UFC 155 pound champ Sean “The Muscle Shark” Sherk who explains why Conor McGregor needs his help. On the 12th year anniversary of capturing the UFC lightweight title, the retired 38-4-1 (not 34-4-1) Sean “The Muscle Shark” Sherk gave an exclusive interview to Bloody Elbow where he elaborated on his recent note to Conor McGregor. In Sherk’s n...

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VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen exchange backstage handshakes, gifts after Bellator 208 scrap

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:42 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Tom Taylor

View this post on Instagram You fight…you shake hands. A post shared by Bellator MMA (@bellatormma) on Oct 13, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT On Saturday night, in the main event of Bellator 208, heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko stepped into the cage with former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen in hopes of […] The post VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen exchang...

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Sonnen on loss to Fedor: I have never been ‘ground-and-pounded like that’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 4:00 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Lewis Mckeever
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Chael Sonnen tries to work out where things went wrong against Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 208. Chael Sonnen fell up short against MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko last night, succumbing to a barrage of ground-and-pound in the semi-finals of Bellator’s heavyweight Grand Prix tournament at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Sonnen, who is one of the most entertaining promoters in mixed marti...

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Benson Henderson lectures Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor in impassioned post-fight speech

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:33 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Tom Taylor

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the action-packed Bellator 208 card, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson picked up a dominant decision win over longtime Bellator lightweight contender Saad Awad. In his post-fight interview with Bellator MMA commentator John McCarthy, Benson Henderson could have taken a moment to call for another Bellator title […] The post Benson Henderson ...

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Benson Henderson lectures Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor in impassioned post-fight speech

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:33 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the action-packed Bellator 208 card, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson picked up a dominant decision win over longtime Bellator lightweight contender Saad Awad. In his post-fight interview with Bellator MMA commentator John McCarthy, Benson Henderson could have taken a moment to call for another Bellator title […] The post Benson Henderson ...

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Ryan Bader discusses upcoming showdown with Fedor Emelianenko: ‘It’s kind of surreal’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:51 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Tom Taylor

Over the weekend, Ryan Bader and Fedor Emelianenko both won their Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinal bouts, defeating Matt Mitrione and Chael Sonnen respectively. With these wins, the pair will now fight each other sometime in the new year, and the winner will be crowned the Bellator heavyweight champion. For Ryan Bader, the chance to […] The post Ryan Bader discusses upcoming showdown with...

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Ryan Bader discusses upcoming showdown with Fedor Emelianenko: ‘It’s kind of surreal’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:51 PM Oct 14, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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Over the weekend, Ryan Bader and Fedor Emelianenko both won their Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinal bouts, defeating Matt Mitrione and Chael Sonnen respectively. With these wins, the pair will now fight each other sometime in the new year, and the winner will be crowned the Bellator heavyweight champion. For Ryan Bader, the chance to […] The post Ryan Bader discusses upcoming showdown with...

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