MMA Chronicles

VIDEO | Matt Hughes is back on the mats just two months after his accident

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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I leave for only five days and come back to his ass wanting (and able) to roll! Unbelievable! Spare me the grappling lessons. The only things that are important: firing muscles that haven’t been used in a long time…and having fun! So awesome to see that smile and hear that laugh again. If I posted... The post VIDEO | Matt Hughes is back on the mats just two months after his accident appeared first...

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Cody Garbrandt attempts clear the air after being accused of racism by Aljamain Sterling

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6 hours ago by Tom Taylor

Earlier this month, UFC bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling got into it on Twitter. This beef started innocently enough, but blew up when Garbrandt called Sterling “boy,” a comment that was immediately criticized for it’s racial undertone. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Garbrandt explained where his beef with Sterling... The post Cody Garbrandt atte...

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Cody Garbrandt attempts clear the air after being accused of racism by Aljamain Sterling

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6 hours ago by Tom Taylor
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Earlier this month, UFC bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling got into it on Twitter. This beef started innocently enough, but blew up when Garbrandt called Sterling “boy,” a comment that was immediately criticized for it’s racial undertone. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Garbrandt explained where his beef with Sterling... The post Cody Garbrandt atte...

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Fight Week For McGregor-Mayweather

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 6 hours ago by Dana Becker

It’s hard to believe we have actually arrived at fight week for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather. The two will meet Saturday night on pay-per-view from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The post Fight Week For McGregor-Mayweather appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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Report: 95% of bets on McGregor vs. Mayweather are being placed on Conor

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 17 hours ago by Tim Burke
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It looks like the betting public is overwhelmingly on the side of Conor McGregor with just a few days left before their fight. For now. While it is hard to collect hard, verifiable data on sports betting across the many vendors that accept wagers, all signs are pointing to Conor McGregor being the fighter that people are putting their money on right now. With his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather...

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Mayweather vs. McGregor video: Watch Floyd Mayweather demolish Arturo Gatti

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:39 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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Before Floyd Mayweather fights Conor McGregor, check out Mayweather’s destruction of Arturo Gatti in 2005. Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor is quite possibly going to be the biggest-selling pay-per-view of all time. Mayweather already holds the current record, with his 2015 fight with Manny Pacquiao pulling in well over 4 million buys. The very first PPV main event for Mayweather was on Jun...

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Cormier Remains Unsure Of Future With Jon Jones

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 10:00 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Dana Becker

Daniel Cormier isn’t ready to go to dinner with Jon Jones. The light heavyweight rivals have had a long-hatred for one another. And while Jones, who defeated Cormier last month for the belt, extended the olive branch, “DC” isn’t completely over the feud just yet. “It takes time to get over something so big, but […] The post Cormier Remains Unsure Of Future With Jon Jones appeared first on Five Oun...

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Official Mayweather vs McGregor fight card, start time, and how to watch

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:13 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Russell Ess
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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will be stepping into the boxing ring on Saturday, August 26, to fight under the Queensberry rules in what is expected to break the record as the richest fight in combat sports. Back in 2015, Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao set the bar high with over 4 million pay-per-view buys in... The post Official Mayweather vs McGregor fight card, start time, and how to watch...

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First man to defeat Conor McGregor auctioning off shorts worn on fight night

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:05 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Russell Ess
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On June 28, 2008, Conor McGregor tasted defeat for the first time in his professional mixed martial arts career. It was just his third professional fight, which was at COT 3 in Dublin, Ireland where “The Notorious” met Artemij Sitenkov in the cage and was submitted with a kneebar in the very first first round.... The post First man to defeat Conor McGregor auctioning off shorts worn on fight night...

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First man to defeat Conor McGregor auctioning off shorts worn on fight night

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:05 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Russell Ess
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On June 28, 2008, Conor McGregor tasted defeat for the first time in his professional mixed martial arts career. It was just his third professional fight, which was at COT 3 in Dublin, Ireland where “The Notorious” met Artemij Sitenkov in the cage and was submitted with a kneebar in the very first first round.... The post First man to defeat Conor McGregor auctioning off shorts worn on fight night...

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Boxing champ Chris Eubank Jr. gives training camp inside information on Floyd Mayweather

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:01 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Russell Ess
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Floyd Mayweather is less than one week out from returning to the boxing ring after coming out of retirement to fight current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in the boxing ring. Mayweather, now 40-years-old, has stated numerous times in the buildup to this fight that he certainly isn’t the same boxer he was 10 years... The post Boxing champ Chris Eubank Jr. gives training camp inside inform...

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Former sparring partner of Conor McGregor talks about another boxer’s real ‘scary’ power

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:17 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Russell Ess
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After his first sparring session with Conor McGregor, Paulie Malignaggi said that McGregor’s punching power was good, but it wasn’t something that really blew his mind. Perhaps that was the wrong thing to say after their first session as things turned sour after their second sparring session and Malignaggi removed himself from helping in the... The post Former sparring partner of Conor McGregor ta...

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NAC director Bob Bennett updates on possible future boxing-MMA crossover fights

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:41 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Tom Taylor

This Saturday, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., and it’s all anybody can talk about. The fight is expected to shatter all combat sports pay-per-view records, and go down as one of the most lucrative events in combat sports history. Given this, it’s hard not to wonder about... The post NAC director Bob Bennett updates on possible fut...

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Alexander Gustafsson denies reports of Jon Jones fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:45 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Earlier today, Swedish MMA publication MMANytt reported that a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson was in the works for UFC 218, which is scheduled for December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. Apparently, however, this report is inaccurate. Speaking to Kimura.se, another Swedish publication, Gustafsson revealed that he currently camping... The post ...

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Alexander Gustafsson denies reports of Jon Jones fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:45 PM Aug 21, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Earlier today, Swedish MMA publication MMANytt reported that a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson was in the works for UFC 218, which is scheduled for December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. Apparently, however, this report is inaccurate. Speaking to Kimura.se, another Swedish publication, Gustafsson revealed that he currently camping... The post ...

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