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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington gives timetable for jump to WWE

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:52 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Over the last few months, Colby Covington has been sharpening his tools not just as a mixed martial artist, but as a pro wrestler. While it’s no surprise that his experience in MMA is translating well into the pro wrestling world, he’s also finding that his forays into pro-wrestling world could be beneficial to his MMA... The post EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington gives timetable for jump to WWE appeare...

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington gives timetable for jump to WWE

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:52 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Over the last few months, Colby Covington has been sharpening his tools not just as a mixed martial artist, but as a pro wrestler. While it’s no surprise that his experience in MMA is translating well into the pro wrestling world, he’s also finding that his forays into pro-wrestling world could be beneficial to his MMA... The post EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington gives timetable for jump to WWE appeare...

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Dustin Poirier has a message for the UFC’s matchmakers

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:50 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, lightweight contender Dustin Poirier stepped into the cage with former champion Anthony Pettis. After two and a half riveting rounds, Poirier earned the win, forcing an apparently injured Pettis out of the fight with a body triangle. While this win... The post Dustin Poirier has a message for the UFC’s matchmakers ...

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Dustin Poirier has a message for the UFC’s matchmakers

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:50 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, lightweight contender Dustin Poirier stepped into the cage with former champion Anthony Pettis. After two and a half riveting rounds, Poirier earned the win, forcing an apparently injured Pettis out of the fight with a body triangle. While this win... The post Dustin Poirier has a message for the UFC’s matchmakers ...

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Shane Carwin Asks Bellator to be Alternate for Heavyweight Grand Prix

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:00 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Adam Conklin
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Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has announced his bid to become an alternate in the upcoming Bellator heavyweight grand prix. He shared the news via his Facebook page:“I sent Bellator MMA a request to get on as an Alternate for this amazing tournament. I really can’t wait to watch it either way but I am... The post Shane Carwin Asks Bellator to be Alternate for Heavyweight Gra...

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Shane Carwin Asks Bellator to be Alternate for Heavyweight Grand Prix

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:00 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Adam Conklin

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has announced his bid to become an alternate in the upcoming Bellator heavyweight grand prix. He shared the news via his Facebook page:“I sent Bellator MMA a request to get on as an Alternate for this amazing tournament. I really can’t wait to watch it either way but I am... The post Shane Carwin Asks Bellator to be Alternate for Heavyweight Gra...

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Video: Tattoo artists react to UFC and WWE star Brock Lesnar’s tattoos

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:30 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Tim Bissell
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Imperial Tattoo’s Ronan, Shannon, and Evan turn their critical eyes to ink that adorns the body of the beast, Brock Lesnar. Ronan Gibney, Shannon Hayward, and Evan Mackinnon are back and this time they are looking at the tattoo work on none other than Brock Lesnar. In this video the guys of Imperial Tattoo in Toronto, Ontario critique the chest and back pieces belonging to the former UFC and WWE h...

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‘Jacare’ Souza and Derek Brunson Agree to Fight, But on Different Cards

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:00 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Adam Conklin

The middleweight division has become as perplexing as it is stacked. Now with former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre at the helm, and an interim champ working his way back to the cage, the rest of the division continues to sort it self out. Already illustrating this sentiment is champ Michael Bisping, who is making... The post ‘Jacare’ Souza and Derek Brunson Agree to Fight, But on Differe...

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UFC Fight Night Shanghai Free Fight: Watch Michael Bisping Batter Cung Le

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:15 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Adam Conklin

Before former middleweight champion Michael Bisping captured UFC gold, he was working his way up the ladder like he did so many times before. On that road, Bisping met almost everyone of note in the upper-echleon division, including prolific striker Cung Le. On August 23rd, 2014, Bisping travelled to Macau, China to face Le in... The post UFC Fight Night Shanghai Free Fight: Watch Michael Bisping ...

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Jose Aldo on Conor McGregor’s Bellator incident: ‘I don’t condemn him’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12:00 AM Nov 21, 2017 by Tim Burke
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Former rival Jose Aldo believes too much is being made of Conor McGregor’s actions in the Bellator cage in Dublin. Jose Aldo still has his eyes on a future rematch with Conor McGregor, and he has always been vocal about wanting revenge against his rival. But he understands that, like himself, Conor is an emotional guy, especially when it comes to his teammates. So when he was asked about McGregor’...

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Volkan Oezdemir’s arrest form released by Fort Lauderdale Police Department

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 8:00 PM Nov 20, 2017 by Tim Bissell
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Bloody Elbow has acquired police documentation detailing the November 18th arrest of UFC light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir The UFC’s number two ranked light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir was arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Fl on November 18th and charged with aggravated battery. The charges stemmed from an alleged August 12th altercation between the UFC light heavyweight and another man at a bar, which...

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Update: Volkan Oezdemir’s arrest stems from August bar fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 7:49 PM Nov 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Over the weekend, we learned that UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir had been arrested ad charged with “aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.”After a brief stay in the Broward County jail in Florida, his surety bond was set at $10,000. According to a report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, which includes video of Oezdemir’s court... The post Update: Volkan Oezdemir...

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Al Iaquinta: Somebody should have ‘cold clocked’ McGregor at Bellator, but he can do what he wants

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 7:30 PM Nov 20, 2017 by Lewis Mckeever
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Al Iaquinta has conflicting views about Conor McGregor’s controversial antics at Bellator 187. UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta is the latest fighter to give his take on Conor McGregor’s wild celebration at Bellator 187, and the New Yorker isn’t quite sure where he stands. On the one hand, Iaquinta, who has been relatively inactive in the UFC for the past two years, thinks someone should have...

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Jose Aldo defends Conor McGregor after Bellator 187 incident

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:18 PM Nov 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Conor McGregor recently dominated headlines for a bizarre incident at Bellator 187, in which he stormed the cage during his teammate Charlie Ward’s fight, and ultimately shoved referee Marc Goddard, and slapped a commissioner. These actions understandably generated scorn from the vast majority of the MMA community. Not everyone, however, faults McGregor for the way... The post Jose Aldo defends Co...

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Jose Aldo defends Conor McGregor after Bellator 187 incident

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:18 PM Nov 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Conor McGregor recently dominated headlines for a bizarre incident at Bellator 187, in which he stormed the cage during his teammate Charlie Ward’s fight, and ultimately shoved referee Marc Goddard, and slapped a commissioner. These actions understandably generated scorn from the vast majority of the MMA community. Not everyone, however, faults McGregor for the way... The post Jose Aldo defends Co...

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