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Paul Craig vs. Alonzo Menifield added to UFC Minneapolis

Paul Craig’s next matchup will be against an opponent who also has a nose for the finish. Officials announced that Craig and Alonzo Menifield have been booked for a light heavyweight bout on June 29 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In six UFC appearances, Scotland’s Craig (11-3) has developed a reputation for comeback finishes and he has picked up Performance of the Night bonuses in each of his three Octagon victories. He most recently defeated Kennedy […]

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Jorge Masvidal Inspires After-School All-Stars

After giving a brief talk about his journey and a little bit about how he got to the top levels of mixed martial arts, Masvidal opened the floor to questions, and a wide-variety followed. From asking about his pre-fighting origins to his hardest defeats, the After School All-Stars probed Masivdal about everything in his life, and “Gamebred” obliged with humor and honesty, all while reminding the kids that hardwork and focus were keys to making dreams – […]

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UFC announces return to Abu Dhabi, five-year partnership

The UFC is breaking new ground in the United Arab Emirates. On Sunday evening, officials announced that the promotion has agreed to a five-year partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) ahead of the upcoming UFC 242 event that will take place on Sept. 7 in Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital. MMA Fighting previously reported the Sept. 7 plans and lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has said he expects to headline […]

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UFC Ft Lauderdale: Bonus Coverage

Sometimes, things work exactly how you think they will. Heading into fight night, the general consensus had this fight as a Fight of the Night favorite, and it delivered in every possible way outside of a finish. The two shared energetic walkouts, dancing like they were on South Beach instead of about to do battle, but once the fight got going, all their energy went into the fight. Oliveira hit “Platinum” Perry early and often in the […]

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UFC Fort Lauderdale bonuses: Mike Perry, Alex Oliveira awarded for bloody battle

Entering UFC Fort Lauderdale on Saturday night, the welterweight fight between Alex Oliveira and Mike Perry stood out as a clear frontrunner for a possible Fight of the Night bonus. When the two 170-pound fighters finally locked horns inside the Octagon, they certainly didn’t disappoint. With Oliveira throwing everything he had into his strikes early, including a flurry of looping kicks and spinning back elbows, it seemed Perry was in for short night. But after weathering the […]

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Bellator 220 Results: MacDonald vs. Fitch

MMA Fighting has Bellator 220 results of the MacDonald vs. Fitch event April 26 from the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., and live Bellator 220 Twitter updates. In the main event, Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald looks to defend his title against Jon Fitch in a quarterfinal Welterweight Grand Prix matchup. Bellator women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane takes on Veta Arteaga in the co-main event. Check out Bellator 220 results below. Watch Bellator 220 LIVE! Catch […]

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Sanction Announcement for Paulo and Carlos Costa

USADA announced today that UFC Athlete Paulo Costa and one of his Athlete Support Personnel, Carlos Costa, of Contagem, Brazil, have each accepted a six-month sanction for violations of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy for use and administration, respectively, of a prohibited method. Based on video and other corroborating evidence, USADA determined that on June 2, 2017, Paulo Costa, 27, received an intravenous infusion (IV) of permitted substances, including saline solution and a stomach medication, of more than 100 […]

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UFC Fort Lauderdale: Results

The world title hopes of veteran middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza hit a huge roadblock in the form of Norway’s Jack Hermansson, who made the most of his short-notice opportunity by scoring an upset five-round unanimous decision victory over the Brazilian on Saturday night. “I am a title contender,” said Hermansson, who replaced Yoel Romero in the UFC Fight Night main event from the BB&T Center. Scores were 49-46 and 48-47 twice. Hermansson opened up the fight […]

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Herbert Burns hopes to impress Dana White, earn UFC contract with Titan FC 54 finish

Herbert Burns and Luis Gomez will finally meet inside the Titan FC cage on April 26. This time, UFC president Dana White will be in attendance. Burns and Gomez were originally scheduled to fight in Kazakstan in December, but Gomes was removed from the card due to visa issues. Titan FC then re-booked the contest for Friday’s show in Fort Lauderdale, a day before the UFC’s Fight Night event in the area, and White will be at […]

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UFC Unfiltered: Episode 290

Later, “Platinum” Mike Perry joins the show and discusses his fight against Cowboy Oliveira, getting back into the right mindset again training in Florida at Fusion X-Cel, weightcutting, getting engaged, Game of Thrones, and more. Plus, actor Aleks Paunovic joins Jim and guest cohost Phoenix Carnevale in-studio for the full episode to talk about his short film “The Shipment” debuting at TriBeCa Film Festival and help preview and make picks for UFC Fort Lauderdale. FULL EPISODE Source

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