MMA Chronicles

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson explains how he would try to beat Brock Lesnar in a fight

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:08 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Russell Ess
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Demetrious Johnson is coming off a historic win with his 11th consecutive title defense. In doing so, “Mighty Mouse” surpassed Anderson Silva’s record for the most consecutive title defenses and could continue to add to it still being the active UFC flyweight champion. Not only did Johnson pull off the win and set the new... The post VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson explains how he would try to beat Bro...

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Chael Sonnen is not optimistic about Georges St-Pierre’s future in the middleweight division

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:26 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Tom Taylor

In the latest episode of his “Beyond the Fight” series, UFC veteran and current Bellator star Chael Sonnen shared his belief that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre should not be counted out in his UFC 217 showdown with Michael Bisping. “People think Bisping is going to kill him,” Sonnen said of widespread perceptions that... The post Chael Sonnen is not optimistic about Georges St-Pi...

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Alex Caceres Added To UFN 122 In China Next Month

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 5:00 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Dana Becker

Alex Caceres has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 122 event, as the former Ultimate Fighter competitor takes on Wang Guan. Set for November 25 from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, the card features Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum. Caceres (13-10) will be trying to move above the .500 mark inside the […] The post Alex Caceres Added To UFN 122 In China Next Month appeared fi...

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UFC Gdansk Cerrone vs Till Care/Don't Care Preview

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 4:52 PM Oct 19, 2017 by John S. Nash
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Sorry cry babies! Eugene S. Robinson and John Nash of http://BloodyElbow.com are back with the infamous & patented Care/Don't Care Preview for UFC Fight Night 118 featuring Donald Cerrone vs Darren Till. It's time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don't Care Previews with Eugene S. Robinson (who’s pushing OXBOW's new record THIN BLACK DUKE) and special guest co-host John Nash. For the ...

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Eddie Bravo Awards Tony Ferguson With a Very Special Black Belt

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:39 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Justin Golightly
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Just a couple of weeks ago, Tony Ferguson reached the peak of his career so far by winning the interim UFC lightweight title. He perplexed us with his talk, his training methods, and his perpetual-shade wearing. Ferguson tried to convince us he is on a different level, something that he proved at UFC 216. If... The post Eddie Bravo Awards Tony Ferguson With a Very Special Black Belt appeared first...

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Dana White: I don’t think GSP will retire if he loses to Bisping, he’s a ‘world champion’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 4:00 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Lewis Mckeever
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Win or lose at UFC 217, Dana White believes St-Pierre will stick around for another fight. It’s no secret that Georges St-Pierre plans to hang up the gloves for good if he loses to Michael Bisping at UFC 217. “One thing I can tell you for sure, that I’m one fight from retiring for good. This, I can tell you for sure. If I come back and I lose, this is it for me,” St-Pierre said in an interview ear...

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EXCLUSIVE | Ian McCall explains how he landed in Rizin’s bantamweight Grand Prix

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:51 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Ian McCall was recently released from his UFC contract, ending a long stint in the promotion’s flyweight division. Just days later, the flyweight star found a new home in Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation, and was quickly plunked into the promotion’s exciting bantamweight Grand Prix. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, McCall explained how he... The post EXCLUSIVE | Ian McCall explains how he ...

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Teammate Artem Lobov: ‘Of course’ McGregor wants rematch with Mayweather

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3:00 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Lewis Mckeever
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Lobov: “Minor adjustments need to be made but I feel that we can get the win if we did it for the second time.” It’s probably news MMA fans didn’t want to hear, but Conor McGregor would love a boxing rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. That’s according to teammate and friend Artem Lobov, who trains and spars with ‘The Notorious’ at John Kavanagh’s SBG Ireland in Dublin. “Of course [McGregor would wa...

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Vitor Belfort announces upcoming showdown with Uriah Hall

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:50 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Tom Taylor

According to a Thursday-morning Instagram post, MMA legend Vitor Belfort’s next fight is booked. In his post, Belfort claims he will fight flashy striking specialist Uriah Hall at a UFC event on January 14th, the location of which has not yet been announced. See Belfort’s post below! Acabo de assinar o contrato para lutar no... The post Vitor Belfort announces upcoming showdown with Uriah Hall app...

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Sam Alvey is enduring an absolutely massive weight cut ahead of UFC Gdansk

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:35 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Weight-cutting is an extremely controversial topic in combat sports. After “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee endured a massive, 21-pound cut ahead of his recent UFC 216 showdown with Tony Ferguson, this topic became more controversial than ever. Now, that trend should continue, as UFC middleweight Sam Alvey is enduring an absolutely gargantuan cut ahead of... The post Sam Alvey is enduring an absolute...

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Why Jon Jones probably isn’t getting a 4-year suspension

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:00 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Iain Kidd
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Iain Kidd breaks down exactly what suspension length Jon Jones is facing and how likely each potential punishment actually is. There has been a lot of confusion around Jon Jones’ most recent positive test for Turinabol, with various outlets selectively reporting comments from the UFC’s Jeff Novitzky, to the extent that the man himself had to issue a correction. USADA’s process for determining susp...

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Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson with his own GTA-inspired post

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:34 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Over the last few weeks, UFC undisputed lightweight champ Conor McGregor and interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson have each shared some Grand Theft Auto inspired pictures to their social media channels. McGregor was first to do so. In his post, he appeared to address Ferguson by using the simple caption “Tony.” Tony A post shared... The post Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguso...

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Cody Garbrandt eyes future fight with “Mighty Mouse,” boxing match with Conor McGregor

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:02 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Tom Taylor

On November 4, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 217, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt to defend his title against his arch rival TJ Dillashaw. While Garbrandt is focused on this monumental showdown with Dillashaw, he is also already looking forward to the future, where he believes lucrative showdowns with champions... The post Cody Garbrandt eyes future fight with “Migh...

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Live Video For Bellator 185 Weigh-Ins

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 12:00 PM Oct 19, 2017 by Dana Becker

Catch the live fighter weigh-ins for Bellator 185 right here on FightLine. The event takes place Friday night and airs live on Spike. The post Live Video For Bellator 185 Weigh-Ins appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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Cody Garbrandt: I’d knock Conor McGregor the f—k out in boxing

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:00 AM Oct 19, 2017 by Anton Tabuena
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The UFC bantamweight champion had strong words for his lightweight counterpart in Conor McGregor. Cody Garbrandt, who Dana White has pegged as the next big star for the UFC, is set to defend his bantamweight title against former teammate T.J. Dillashaw. According to the Team Alpha Male product, after he wins at UFC 217, he has his eyes set on super-fights against flyweight champion Demetrious John...

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