MMA Chronicles

Stevie Ray inks new UFC deal, regrets fighting out previous contract

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:41 PM Feb 18, 2018 by Tom Taylor

After fighting out his previous UFC contract under the advisement of his previous manager, there was some doubt as to whether or not rising lightweight contender Stevie Ray would re-sign with the promotion. Luckily, the Scottish fighter was ultimately able to hash out a new deal with the UFC. He’s now set to return to... The post Stevie Ray inks new UFC deal, regrets fighting out previous contract...

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Stevie Ray inks new UFC deal, regrets fighting out previous contract

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:41 PM Feb 18, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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After fighting out his previous UFC contract under the advisement of his previous manager, there was some doubt as to whether or not rising lightweight contender Stevie Ray would re-sign with the promotion. Luckily, the Scottish fighter was ultimately able to hash out a new deal with the UFC. He’s now set to return to... The post Stevie Ray inks new UFC deal, regrets fighting out previous contract...

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UFC Austin: Cerrone vs. Medeiros Toe-to-Toe Preview

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:30 PM Feb 18, 2018 by David Castillo
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Phil and David break down everything you need to know about Cerrone vs. Medeiros in Austin, and everything you don’t about Scotch waterboarding. Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros headlines UFC Fight Night: Austin this February 18, 2018 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. One sentence summary David: Rocky-offense versus Rocky-defense. Phil: It’s all offense-no defense vs all offense-some de...

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Max Holloway issues epic response to Conor McGregor’s latest social media jab

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:57 PM Feb 18, 2018 by Tom Taylor
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On Friday, Conor McGregor took to Instagram to take a quick jab at current UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway. In this post, McGregor reminded the world that he was able to defeat a young Holloway with a badly injured leg. This was just moments after I tore my ACL in a fight in Boston Massachusetts. It... The post Max Holloway issues epic response to Conor McGregor’s latest social media jab appe...

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Woodley ends rift with White: ‘I’m focusing on being successful’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 PM Feb 18, 2018 by Milan Ordoñez
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Tyron Woodley squashes his ongoing beef with UFC president Dana White. Over the last few weeks, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and company president Dana White have been trading shots. All of it was rooted in Woodley’s recent statements claiming he is certain that his next title defense would be against Nate Diaz. White went on to put Woodley on blast, saying the fighter was “full of sh-t...

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EBI 15 results and video: Late replacement Calestine wins FW title

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:30 AM Feb 18, 2018 by Raphael Garcia
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Calestine defeats Martinez, Eddy defeats Honstein for CJJ 135-pound title Jon Calestine and Geo Martinez had two very different paths to the final round of EBI 15. The Renzo Gracie and 10th Planet standouts had to go through a very competitive field but they would meet in the finals in a match for the EBI featherweight title. It would be Calestine who would come out victorious and become the new f...

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Watch: Danny Garcia wallops Brandon Rios with big right hand

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 6:37 AM Feb 18, 2018 by Mookie Alexander
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Danny Garcia got back in the win column in a big way, stopping Brandon Rios with a big right hand. Former WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia (34-1, 20 KOs) returned to the boxing ring on Saturday night’s Showtime Boxing main event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Philadelphia native was an enormous favorite to beat Brandon Rios (34-4-1, 25 KOs), best known for his trilogy with Mike Alvarado but also ...

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Belfort confirms retirement fight against Machida at UFC 224

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3:00 AM Feb 18, 2018 by Tim Burke
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Vitor Belfort will meet friend Lyoto Machida in his retirement fight at UFC 224. Vitor Belfort thought he was going to fight for the last time in St. Louis last month. He was prepared and ready to go, but opponent Uriah Hall had some weight issues and the bout was scratched. That wasn’t a great situation for The Phenom, but it did open up the opportunity for his retirement bout to take place in Br...

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Jon Jones continues to post confrontational messages on social media

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:30 AM Feb 18, 2018 by Tim Burke
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Jon Jones has ramped up his social media activity in the last few days, and he’s back to be being confrontational. It’s seems that a decision regarding the future of Jon Jones is going to go down pretty soon. And the former UFC light heavyweight champion seems pretty confident about his chances based on his recent social media usage. Yesterday, Jones tweeted out a confrontational message to his “h...

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Tyron Woodley wants a “money fight” next and the UFC should give it to him!

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:59 AM Feb 18, 2018 by Chris Taylor
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UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is hoping to cash in on a “money fight” in his next octagon appearance and in my opinion he deserves it. Since capturing the UFC welterweight title by destroying Robbie Lawler with a first-round knockout at UFC 201 in July of 2016, “The Chosen One” has proceeded to defend his... The post Tyron Woodley wants a “money fight” next and the UFC should give it to ...

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George Groves vs. Chris Eubank Jr full fight video highlights

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12:39 AM Feb 18, 2018 by Bloody Elbow
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Watch highlights of the World Boxing Super Series semifinal between George Groves vs. Chris Eubank Jr. George Groves got a deserved unanimous decision win over Chris Eubank Jr. to advance to the World Boxing Super Series 168-pound tournament final. Groves (28-3, 20 KOs) outboxed, outfoxed, and generally outclassed Eubank Jr (26-2, 20 KOs), who struggled to get his offense going without resorting t...

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UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Medeiros staff predictions

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12:29 AM Feb 18, 2018 by Mookie Alexander
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Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Medeiros card in Austin, Texas. The Bloody Elbow staff has made its UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Medeiros predictions, and most of us are going with Yancy Medeiros to beat Donald Cerrone in Sunday’s main event. Opinion is a little more split on the co-main between Derrick Lewis and Marcin Tybura, whi...

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Conor McGregor has nothing but respect for Nate Diaz and looks forward to “special” trilogy bout

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:21 PM Feb 17, 2018 by Chris Taylor
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Conor McGregor has nothing but respect for Nate Diaz. The UFC lightweight champion of the world, McGregor, recently commented on an Instagram post where he gave his former opponent “The Stockton Slugger” some serious props. “Mystic Mac” also added that he is looking forward to having a “special” trilogy bout with Nate in the not... The post Conor McGregor has nothing but respect for Nate Diaz and ...

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Groves vs. Eubank Jr free live stream, results, PBP

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:08 PM Feb 17, 2018 by Mookie Alexander
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Get round by round results and full fight coverage here for the big World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight semifinal between George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr. The World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight semifinals commence today (February 17th) with a highly intriguing all-British clash between WBA champion George Groves (27-3, 20 KOs) and Chris Eubank Jr (26-1, 20 KOs) at the Manchest...

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The Octagon Girls – should they stay or should they go?

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:55 PM Feb 17, 2018 by Christine Allen

As I watch You Tube footage of Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste’s theatrically enamoured reaction to UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s muscular torso during the UFC 141 weigh in, I cringe. Seeing her congratulatory clap, as host Joe Rogan confirms that the ‘demolition man’ has reached the magic number, I can’t help but compare her to the... The post The Octagon Girls – should they stay or should they...

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