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Max Griffin vs. Alex Morono, JJ Aldrich vs. Lauren Mueller official for UFC Tampa

Two more bouts have officially been announced for UFC Tampa. A welterweight bout between Max Griffin (15-6) and Alex Morono (16-5, 1 NC), and a flyweight bout between JJ Aldrich (7-3) and Lauren Mueller (5-2) were officially added to the upcoming Oct. 12 card, per a press release Wednesday. The Griffin-Morono bout was previously reported by MMA Junkie, the Aldrich-Mueller bout by the Tampa Bay Times. Griffin recently snapped a two-fight losing streak, defeating Zelim Imadaev by […]

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Dana White’s Contender Series results: Philip Rowe lone contract winner after thrilling main event

Philip Rowe made sure at least one Contender Series contract was handed out on Tuesday. On a night full of steady, if unspectacular performances, Rowe (7-2) and Leon Shahbazyan (7-2) threw down in the Contender Series week 9 welterweight main event until Rowe finished the fight with an explosive burst in round three. The conclusion of the bout was a reversal of fortunes from round one, where it looked like Shahbazyan was close to finishing Rowe. After […]

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A UFC Contract Is Great, But Miles Johns Wants Wins

Read off those names again and you’ll see the talent coming out of the Texas gym on a regular basis, with the Contender Series playing a big part in launching those fighters into the UFC. And while the unbeaten (9-0) Johns has been looking for his shot for a while, Saud pulled him back until he was ready to make an immediate impact and get that contract. “I felt like I was ready for a long time,” […]

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Unfiltered Episode 318: Barstool Sports and Derek Brunson

Jim and Matt are here to breakdown all the big storylines from an incredible night of fights at UFC 241. They dive into the return of Nate Diaz and Stipe Miocic, the legacy of Daniel Cormier, the epic battle between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa. First, the guys are joined by Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports. He interviewed Miocic last week on his podcast, My Mom’s Basement. Did he see the upset coming? Then, Derek Brunson calls […]

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UFC 241 fight night weights: Daniel Cormier 14 pounds heavier than Stipe Miocic

Both Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic were lighter at Friday’s weigh-ins for their main event rematch at UFC 241 than in their first encounter last July. However, when fight night rolled around, Cormier curiously came in considerably heavier. Per a document obtained from the California State Athletic Commission by MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin, Cormier weighed in at 247 pounds on Saturday compared to 236.5 pounds the previous day, a 4.4 percent difference. Miocic was 230.5 pounds on […]

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UFC 241: The Scorecard

Surprise, surprise, surprise. Not really, because as soon as Stipe Miocic wrapped the UFC heavyweight title bout around his waist for the second time, it was clear that he was the big winner on a big UFC 241 card last weekend. And rightfully so, as he did what not many fighters are able to do, and that’s erase the memory of a knockout loss and then return the favor after more than a year away. And don’t […]

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Junior dos Santos joins Brazil’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ cast

Junior dos Santos will show off his dancing skills at the upcoming season of “Dança dos Famosos”, the Brazilian version of Dancing with the Stars that airs at Globo’s “Domingão do Faustão” starting Aug. 25, Globo announced Sunday. “Cigano” is the second MMA fighter to be on the cast of the dancing show in Brazil. His longtime friend and mentor Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, a former UFC and PRIDE heavyweight champion, was on the ninth season of the […]

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Dana White Contender Series WEEK 9 PREVIEW

LEON SHAHBAZYAN VS. PHILLIP ROWE For the first time in the history of the Contender Series, welterweights will close out the show on Tuesday with Shahbazyan making his delayed debut in Las Vegas against “The Fresh Prince.” Initially slated to compete on the opening week of the season, Shahbazyan, the older brother of middleweight rising star Edmen Shahbazyan, was forced out of his pairing with Brok Weaver due to medical issues. A week after Weaver stepped into […]

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UFC 241 post-fight press conference video

The UFC 241 post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the Octagon, and we have the live video below at MMAFighting.com. UFC officials will announce the winners of the Fight of the Night and the Performance of the Night bonuses, and winning fighters will meet the media after their fights. The UFC 241 post-fight press conference takes place about 30 minutes after the main event […]

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UFC 241 Results: Cormier vs. Miocic 2

MMA Fighting has UFC 241 results for the Cormier vs. Miocic fight card from the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., live blogs of the top fights, and live UFC 241 Twitter updates. In the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier puts his belt on the line against former UFC champion Stipe Miocic in a rematch. Cormier defeated Miocic via first-round KO in their previous meeting at UFC 226. Nate Diaz makes his long-awaited return when he […]

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