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Tarverdyan: Ronda Rousey’s UFC 207 media blackout was a ‘decision to make life easier’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1 hour ago by Milan Ordoñez
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Ronda Rousey’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan explains why they decided to do zero media leading up to the UFC 207 fight against Amanda Nunes. The last time Ronda Rousey had full exposure to the MMA media was during the build-up to her 2015 title fight against Holly Holm. Since she was knocked out in that fight, she merely had sporadic appearances and interviews afterwards, even through the preparations ...

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk has goals to accomplish before moving up to flyweight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:06 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Joanna Jedrzejczyk is busy preparing to defend her strawweight title against Rose Namajunas at November’s UFC 217 event in New York. If Joanna can emerge victorious at UFC 217 she will tie Ronda Rousey for the most women’s title defenses with six. The UFC recently introduced a new women’s flyweight division to their roster which... The post Joanna Jedrzejczyk has goals to accomplish before moving ...

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk has goals to accomplish before moving up to flyweight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 11:06 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Chris Taylor

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is busy preparing to defend her strawweight title against Rose Namajunas at November’s UFC 217 event in New York. If Joanna can emerge victorious at UFC 217 she will tie Ronda Rousey for the most women’s title defenses with six. The UFC recently introduced a new women’s flyweight division to their roster which... The post Joanna Jedrzejczyk has goals to accomplish before moving ...

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Video: Yunier Dorticos knocks out Dmitry Kudryashov, advances to WBSS semifinals

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:00 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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“The KO Doctor” gave Dmitry Kudryashov a taste of his own medicine. The World Boxing Super Series quarterfinal matchup between Yunier Dorticos and Dmitry Kudryashov wasn’t expected to go the distance. Both men came into Saturday night’s fight with a combined 41 KO victories out of 42 wins, with Kudryashov in particular being known as possibly the hardest pound-for-pound puncher in boxing. Nobody e...

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Latest UFC 216: Ferguson Vs. Lee Fight Card

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 10:00 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Dana Becker

Heavyweights Mark Godbeer and Walt Harris will now headline the UFC Fight Pass prelims for UFC 216. The event takes place October 7 and features Tony Ferguson meeting Kevin Lee for the interim lightweight title. Also, Demetrious Johnson defends his flyweight title against Ray Borg. Below is the current fight card: MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. […] The post Latest UFC 216: Ferguson Vs. Lee Fight Card appe...

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Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin following Bellator 183

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:15 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Chris Taylor

Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin following their Bellator 183 co-main event scrap. “Semtex” scored a brutal second-round knockout victory over “da Monsoon” after scoring a beautiful left hook that had Larkin out on his feet. The welterweight standouts got heated at the Bellator 183 weigh ins on Friday, but according to... The post Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin fo...

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Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin following Bellator 183

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:15 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin following their Bellator 183 co-main event scrap. “Semtex” scored a brutal second-round knockout victory over “da Monsoon” after scoring a beautiful left hook that had Larkin out on his feet. The welterweight standouts got heated at the Bellator 183 weigh ins on Friday, but according to... The post Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin fo...

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Lorenz Larkin issues statement following KO loss to Paul Daley

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:57 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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The highly anticipated welterweight scrap between knockout artists Lorenz Larkin and Paul Daley took place last night at Bellator 183. Unfortunately for fans of “Da Monsoon”, after a strong opening round Daley was able to catch Larkin with a brutal left hook that had Lorenz out on his feet. The fight was stopped moments later... The post Lorenz Larkin issues statement following KO loss to Paul Dal...

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Lorenz Larkin issues statement following KO loss to Paul Daley

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:57 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Chris Taylor

The highly anticipated welterweight scrap between knockout artists Lorenz Larkin and Paul Daley took place last night at Bellator 183. Unfortunately for fans of “Da Monsoon”, after a strong opening round Daley was able to catch Larkin with a brutal left hook that had Lorenz out on his feet. The fight was stopped moments later... The post Lorenz Larkin issues statement following KO loss to Paul Dal...

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Cyborg’s Thai camp provide details on drug testing, claim they called the cops

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 5:30 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Iain Kidd
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The owner of Phuket Top Team tried to explain the situation with Cyborg’s anti-doping test. Over on the UG forums of mixedmartialarts.com, the owner of Phuket Top Team made a long post detailing exactly what happened with Cris Cyborg and the authorities being called on the doping control officer there to collect her sample. In the post, he states that his staff was made aware of two people who che...

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You can add ‘Wonderboy’ to the long list of fighters in Mike Perry’s crosshairs

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:04 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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“Platinum” Mike Perry is one of the fastest rising contenders in the UFC welterweight division. Since joining the UFC fold in August of 2016, he has knocked out Hyun Gyu Lim, Danny Roberts, Jake Ellenberger, and most recently, Alex Reyes. Though these knockout wins were interspersed by a decision loss to Alan Jouban, they have... The post You can add ‘Wonderboy’ to the long list of fighters in Mik...

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Return Of “Super Sage” At UFN 120

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 5:00 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Dana Becker

The fight card for UFC Fight Night 120 continues to fill up, as Sage Northcutt meets Michel Quinones. Set for November 11 from the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia, former champion Anthony Pettis meets Dustin Poirier in the main event. Both Northcutt and Quinones are 8-2 and coming off losses, as Northcutt lost […] The post Return Of “Super Sage” At UFN 120 appeared first on Fi...

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Tyron Woodley is not a fan of the UFC’s pound-for-pound list

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:23 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Tyron Woodley is not a fan of the UFC’s pound-for-pound list

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:23 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Mike Perry goes off on Colby Covington, has plans to fight him soon

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:52 PM Sep 24, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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“Platinum” Mike Perry and Colby “Chaos” Covington are two of the brightest young contenders in the UFC welterweight division – and they really don’t seem to like each other. Over the last few months, the pair have exchanged plenty of heat in interviews and on social media. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio,... The post Mike Perry goes off on Colby Covington, has plans to fight him soon appear...

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