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Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie predictions

With one win, Rory MacDonald can erase all doubts that he’s still worthy of being considered the very best in the world at 170 pounds. All he has to do is stop a hungry challenger from a legendary family who has submitted almost every man who’s stepped into the cage with him. No pressure. A year ago, it would have raised some eyebrows if one suggested that Neiman Gracie could present a serious challenge to MacDonald, the […]

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Statement on Yaozong Hu

USADA announced today that Yaozong Hu, of Beijing, China, has accepted a 10-month sanction for a violation of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Hu, 24, tested positive for androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione (arimistane) and its metabolite 7β-hydroxy-androst-3,5-diene-17-one as the result of a urine sample provided out-of-competition on March 9, 2019. Androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione is a Specified Substance in the class of Hormone and Metabolic Modulators and prohibited at all times under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, which has […]

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Get To Know Top Contender Tatiana Suarez

UFC: Growing up, which sports did you participate in and what made you fall in love with wrestling? Suarez: When I was younger I did all sports. I played soccer, I played football, I was a cheerleader, I danced, I did ballet, I Folklorico dancing which is like a Mexican style of dance, I did volley, I did baseball. I pretty much did everything except for basketball. I just think that wrestlers are very mentally tough. They […]

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Bellator 222 weigh-in video live now

At the Bellator 222 weigh-ins, all 36 fighters taking part in Friday night’s Bellator 222 fights will step on the scale Friday, and we’ll have the live video here at MMA Fighting. In the main event, Rory MacDonald and Neiman Gracie will have to hit the welterweight title limit of 170 pounds. The Bellator 222 official weigh-in video is at 9 a.m. ET. The Bellator 222 ceremonial weigh-in video is at 1 p.m. ET. Check out the […]

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UFC 238 Raffle Raises Nearly $16,000 In Illinois

Werges’ took one of his grandsons, Marshall and Devin, to UFC 218: Holloway vs Aldo 2 in Detroit. So when the UFC was back in the upper Midwest, it was only fair that he took the both. Werges’ grandsons were both massive fans of UFC 238 guest fighters Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Chris Weidman. Thanks to the UFC fan experience event the young fans were able to meet Thompson and Weidman. “We will end up spend it (the […]

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Aaron Chalmers to face Fred Freeman at Bellator London

Ten days out from Bellator London, crossover star Aaron Chalmers’ opponent has been confirmed as Fred Freeman, who “The Joker” will face at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Jun. 22. Bellator announced the 160-pound catchweight fight via press release on Wednesday. Chalmers (4-1-0) is one of the most polarizing figures on the U.K. scene having transitioned into sport on the back of his time as a cast member on MTV U.K.’s hit reality television show, Geordie Shore. […]

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Mackenzie Dern announces birth of daughter

Mackenzie Dern had her first kid Sunday. Dern, who hasn’t ruled out a return to the Octagon in the future, announced her daughter Moa’s birth in a recent Instagram post. View this post on Instagram Our daughter, Moa, is here! June 9th at 8:25pm! A little late, stubborn, american/brazilian, beautiful, perfect, God’s gift and our family’s biggest pride! Delivery was smooth and I had the most important people by my side! Welcome here my baby girl! We […]

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Gustafsson Leaves Elite Light Heavyweight Legacy

Lightweight Per Eklund was the first from the Nordic nation to enter the Octagon in 2008, but a year after his debut, he was out of the UFC with a 1-2 record. Then came “The Mauler,” and after halting Hamman, he expected to run the table at 205 pounds. READ: Twitter Reacts To Gustafsson Retirement “I didn’t really know what to expect,” Gustafsson told me before his 2012 win over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. “I just knew the […]

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Making the Grade at UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes

Henry Cejudo promised that he would claim the title of ‘greatest combat sports athlete in history’ if he could add another gold belt to his collection with a win over Marlon Moraes at UFC 238. He accomplished that goal with a third-round TKO to claim the UFC bantamweight title, capping off an action-packed night of fights from Chicago. Meanwhile in the co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko defended her throne as the reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion with one […]

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The 10: Dana White Contender Series Grads

If I had to highlight one fighter coming off the Contender Series with the brightest future, I would select Barber without any hesitation. That’s not a knock on any of the other athletes on this list — it’s just that the 21-year-old has already collected a pair of stoppage wins inside the Octagon and is already poised to be a factor in the flyweight division going forward. After mauling Jamie Colleen in her Week 5 win during Season […]

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