MMA

Losses suffered by McGregor and Holm leaves UFC without ”invincible” superstar

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Once again, the world of mixed martial arts has been thrown into complete chaos after Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm to capture the women’s bantamweight crown, and Nate Diaz earned the biggest victory of his career with a jaw-dropping win over featherweight king Conor McGregor at Saturday’s UFC 196 in Las Vegas. Beyond the obvious repercussions of Saturday’s results, the ...

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Like him or not, all fight fans are invested in Conor McGregor’s career

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Now that we’ve all had time to accept the disappointment of losing the lightweight title fight between reigning champ Rafael dos Anjos and featherweight king Conor McGregor, Saturday’s welterweight contest at UFC 196 between McGregor and Nate Diaz has somehow become quite intriguing. As expected, the run-up to Saturday’s co-main event has provided us with a variety of unforgettable quotes ...

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Conor McGregor shouldn’t be wasting his time on Nate Diaz

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Earlier this week, mma fans received some of the worst news possible when it was announced that a broken foot was going to stop reigning UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos from facing-off with featherweight king Conor McGregor in the co-main event of next month’s UFC 196 in Las Vegas. However, not long after learning of the Brazilian’s injury, things ...

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Donald Cerrone ready for welterweight debut

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27 months, three weeks, nine training camps, eight opponents, three knockout-victories, two wins by submission, three by unanimous decision, eight well-deserved celebrations, countless interviews, and one fine for violating the UFC’s athletic outfitting policy. That’s what it took for UFC veteran Donald Cerrone to earn a second fight with lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos, and his first UFC title shot, ...

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Ronda Rousey walking hypocritical path to rematch

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During her time as the undefeated, undisputed, and unquestioned queen of mma, Ronda Rousey was often cold, calculated, and ruthless, and whether she knew it at the time or not, her immaturity and arrogance rarely went unnoticed. Contrary to recent reports, not much has changed in Rowdy Ronda’s day-to-day life since she fell victim to the heavy-handed Holly Holm and ...

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All 5 Rounds-Weekly look at MMA news, rumors, and headlines

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Welcome to the first edition of ”All 5 Rounds”, our weekly look at some of the biggest mma news, fight announcements, past results, and upcoming events taking place within the sport’s top promotions. Thompson Ready For A Title Shot? This past weekend, welterweight contender Stephen Thompson shocked the masses by knocking out top-five fixture Johnny Hendricks in the main event ...

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Pressure is nothing new for Sage Northcutt

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Once an aspiring teen heart-throb, 19-year old Sage Northcutt has taken the world of mixed martial arts by storm since knocking out Francisco Trevino in the opening round of his UFC debut last October. And at Saturday’s ”UFC On Fox 18”, the smiley-faced assassin will be making his unexpected welterweight debut against Bryan Barbarena in the most important fight of ...

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Until defeated, Conor McGregor can say whatever he wants

Conor McGregor

With a historic showdown against lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos just six weeks away, it’s no surprise that UFC featherweight king Conor McGregor’s pre-fight assault on the Brazilian’s psyche was the main attraction at last week’s UFC 197 press conference in Las Vegas. Immediately following a fashionably late arrival, McGregor poked and prodded his upcoming opponent with constant interruptions, criticized ...

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UFC must make Cruz-Dillashaw rematch a priority

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For the last four years, fight fans have wondered if former bantamweight king Dominick Cruz could overcome the uncanny string of injuries that led to the loss of his title, and after five rounds of a razor-thin war with reigning champ T.J. Dillashaw in the main event of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night Boston, we finally have an answer. With just ...

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Dominick Cruz determined to reclaim his bantamweight crown

  Since shocking the world with a knockout-win over former bantamweight king Renan Barao to become the UFC’s 135-pound champ in May of 2014, the existence of one man has prevented T.J. Dillashaw from being known as the division’s true champion. That man is Dominick Cruz. But at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night Boston, Dillashaw will finally have his chance to ...

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