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Invicta FC 34: Porto vs. Gonzalez live results and discussion

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:52 AM Feb 16, 2019 by Mookie Alexander
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Discuss Friday night’s Invicta FC 34: Porto vs. Gonzalez fight card right here on Bloody Elbow, starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on UFC Fight Pass. It is a ridiculously busy weekend of MMA. You have two Bellator MMA shows, a UFC show, and Invicta FC makes its 2019 debut tonight (Friday, February 15th) at Memorial Hall in Kansas. Invicta FC 34’s main event is a vacant flyweight title fight between Vanes...

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VIDEO | Chris Leben signs with BKFC following WBKFF fallout

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:36 AM Feb 16, 2019 by Drake Riggs
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In 2013, The Ultimate Fighter season 1 “bad boy” Chris Leben retired from MMA on the heels of a rough four-fight losing streak. As is the case with most MMA fighter retirements though, it wouldn’t last. The fan-friendly “Crippler” made his official comeback on November 10, 2018. But he didn’t come back to MMA. Instead, […] The post VIDEO | Chris Leben signs with BKFC following WBKFF fallout appear...

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VIDEO | Chris Leben signs with BKFC following WBKFF fallout

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:36 AM Feb 16, 2019 by Drake Riggs

In 2013, The Ultimate Fighter season 1 “bad boy” Chris Leben retired from MMA on the heels of a rough four-fight losing streak. As is the case with most MMA fighter retirements though, it wouldn’t last. The fan-friendly “Crippler” made his official comeback on November 10, 2018. But he didn’t come back to MMA. Instead, […] The post VIDEO | Chris Leben signs with BKFC following WBKFF fallout appear...

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Michael Bisping says Artem Lobov going to BKFC is ‘a backwards step’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:14 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Drake Riggs
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Featherweight MMA veteran Artem ‘The Russian Hammer’ Lobov recently parted ways with the UFC. But he wasn’t without a fighting home for long as he was quickly picked up by the premiere bare-knuckle boxing organization in the world, Bareknuckle Fighting Championship. For Lobov, he went 2-5 during his stint with the UFC. Three straight losses […] The post Michael Bisping says Artem Lobov going to BK...

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Michael Bisping says Artem Lobov going to BKFC is ‘a backwards step’

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:14 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Drake Riggs

Featherweight MMA veteran Artem ‘The Russian Hammer’ Lobov recently parted ways with the UFC. But he wasn’t without a fighting home for long as he was quickly picked up by the premiere bare-knuckle boxing organization in the world, Bareknuckle Fighting Championship. For Lobov, he went 2-5 during his stint with the UFC. Three straight losses […] The post Michael Bisping says Artem Lobov going to BK...

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Bellator 215: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov live stream, PBP, results, and discussion

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:20 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Tim Burke
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Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 215 from the Mohegan Sun. Join us tonight on Bloody Elbow for live results and detailed play-by-play as Bellator 215 comes to the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. The headliner for the card is a heavyweight bout between hard hitters Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov. The co-main will see Logan Storley facing off wit...

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Cain Velasquez returns to answer the question that follows him everywhere: What if?

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:27 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Tom Taylor

“I guarantee you, we’ll see you again soon.” Those were the words Joe Rogan used to conclude his last post-fight interview with Cain Velasquez. Staring up at the scarred mug of the triumphant heavyweight, mic clutched in his meaty fist, Rogan could not have been more wrong. That was all the way back at UFC […] The post Cain Velasquez returns to answer the question that follows him everywhere: What...

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Cain Velasquez returns to answer the question that follows him everywhere: What if?

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:27 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Tom Taylor
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“I guarantee you, we’ll see you again soon.” Those were the words Joe Rogan used to conclude his last post-fight interview with Cain Velasquez. Staring up at the scarred mug of the triumphant heavyweight, mic clutched in his meaty fist, Rogan could not have been more wrong. That was all the way back at UFC […] The post Cain Velasquez returns to answer the question that follows him everywhere: What...

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Max Holloway hints at interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:19 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Tom Taylor

With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov currently suspended — and potentially sitting out until November — the UFC lightweight contendership picture is a little unclear. If a recent Tweet from UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway is to be taken at face value, it could get a little bit clearer at UFC 236. In his Tweet, […] The post Max Holloway hints at interim lightweight title fight wit...

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Max Holloway hints at interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:19 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Tom Taylor
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With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov currently suspended — and potentially sitting out until November — the UFC lightweight contendership picture is a little unclear. If a recent Tweet from UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway is to be taken at face value, it could get a little bit clearer at UFC 236. In his Tweet, […] The post Max Holloway hints at interim lightweight title fight wit...

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Bellator 216 weigh-in results: Paul Daley, Michael Page official for welterweight grudge match

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:24 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Tom Taylor
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Tomorrow night, Bellator will promote its second show of the weekend in Bellator 216. This card will be headlined a welterweight grudge match between British knockout artists Paul Daley and Michael “Venom” Page. This grudge match serves as the penultimate quarterfinal bout of the promotion’s exciting welterweight Grand Prix, with the winner advancing to battle […] The post Bellator 216 weigh-in re...

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Bellator 216 weigh-in results: Paul Daley, Michael Page official for welterweight grudge match

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:24 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Tom Taylor

Tomorrow night, Bellator will promote its second show of the weekend in Bellator 216. This card will be headlined a welterweight grudge match between British knockout artists Paul Daley and Michael “Venom” Page. This grudge match serves as the penultimate quarterfinal bout of the promotion’s exciting welterweight Grand Prix, with the winner advancing to battle […] The post Bellator 216 weigh-in re...

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Coker: Silva will need medical clearance before he fights again

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 5:00 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Milan Ordoñez
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Bellator CEO Scott Coker takes action following Wanderlei Silva’s admission of experiencing concussion-related issues. Mixed martial arts veteran Wanderlei Silva recently admitted having concussion-related symptoms. “The Axe Murderer” came to realize it all during a lecture he attended where he checked out eight out of ten of the symptoms, which included sleeping troubles, forgetfulness, and mood ...

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MMA Rundown: 2/15 - 2/17 - ONE, Cage Warriors make for a stacked weekend

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 4:00 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Victor Rodriguez
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Lot of offerings with international and regional MMA action for this mid-February weekend. While the UFC makes its maiden voyage (for a full event) on ESPN and Bellator pulls off another doubleheader, there’s a lot to look forward to elsewhere in the fight game. Also, a friendly reminder that Invicta has a title fight this Friday on Fight Pass. LFA continues to do some of the best legwork in the c...

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EXCLUSIVE | Pro fighters make their picks for Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:41 PM Feb 15, 2019 by Cole Shelton

The UFC’s first ever event on ESPN is upon us. In the main event, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will be making his long awaited return to the Octagon to take on Francis Ngannou. Ahead of this heavyweight fight, which could have title implications, BJPENN.com reached out to several pro fighters to get their […] The post EXCLUSIVE | Pro fighters make their picks for Francis Ngannou ...

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