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Cris Cyborg believes fight with Tonya Evinger will be more exciting than Megan Anderson

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:37 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Evan Bell
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Tuesday night it was revealed that Megan Anderson, who was set to fight Cris Cyborg for the vacant women’s featherweight championship, had been forced out of the fight due to “personal reasons”. Evinger then stepped in to fight Cris Cyborg for the vacant title, and while the fight community is still processing that fight, Cyborg... The post Cris Cyborg believes fight with Tonya Evinger will be mor...

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“Valhalla” offers to fight Robbie Lawler on short notice at UFC 213

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:27 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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If you haven’t already heard, UFC 213 was dealt a real blow this morning, as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was forced out of his scheduled showdown with Robbie Lawler with an undisclosed injury. And though the UFC is reportedly considering moving this fight to UFC 214 on July 29, one eager fighter is hoping to step... The post “Valhalla” offers to fight Robbie Lawler on short notice at UFC 213 appeared ...

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UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City salary report

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:38 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Evan Bell
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This Sunday, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Oklahoma City, headlined by a highly anticipated grudge match between two of the lightweight division’s most promising fighters. When Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee fought however, it was a rather controversial affair, which many felt didn’t do the matchup justice. Ultimately,... The post UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City salary rep...

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VIDEO | Go behind the scenes of Michelle Waterson’s Body Issue photoshoot

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:26 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Over the years, we’ve seen a number of high-profile mixed martial artists strip down for ESPN’s Body Issue, from Gina Carano, to Jon Jones, to Miesha Tate. The latest fighter to do so is UFC strawweight contender and former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson – otherwise known as “The Karate Hottie.” In this year’s edition of... The post VIDEO | Go behind the scenes of Michelle Waterson’s B...

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VIDEO | Go behind the scenes of Michelle Waterson’s Body Issue photoshoot

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:26 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Over the years, we’ve seen a number of high-profile mixed martial artists strip down for ESPN’s Body Issue, from Gina Carano, to Jon Jones, to Miesha Tate. The latest fighter to do so is UFC strawweight contender and former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson – otherwise known as “The Karate Hottie.” In this year’s edition of... The post VIDEO | Go behind the scenes of Michelle Waterson’s B...

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Daniel Cormier praises “greatest promoter of all time” Conor McGregor

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:41 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Tom Taylor

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the professional boxing arena opposite undefeated defensive specialist and possible GOAT Floyd Mayweather Jr. It’s a fight that initially seemed almost impossible, but one that ultimately came to fruition. In the opinion of UFC light heavyweight champion and Fox Sports analyst... The post Daniel Cormier praises “g...

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Bethe Correia believes she’s a bigger draw than all other female UFC fighters combined

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:34 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Singapore, Bethe Correia stepped onto the canvas with former bantamweight champion Holly Holm. After two slow rounds of action, Correia was flattened by a third-round Holm head kick, and lost by knockout as a result. This knockout was so severe that there... The post Bethe Correia believes she’s a bigger draw than all other female U...

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Bethe Correia believes she’s a bigger draw than all other female UFC fighters combined

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:34 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Singapore, Bethe Correia stepped onto the canvas with former bantamweight champion Holly Holm. After two slow rounds of action, Correia was flattened by a third-round Holm head kick, and lost by knockout as a result. This knockout was so severe that there... The post Bethe Correia believes she’s a bigger draw than all other female U...

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Donald Cerrone injured, fight with Lawler likely to be rescheduled

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:58 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Tom Taylor

The injury bug has taken a big bite out of UFC 213, which goes down on July 8 in Las Vegas. According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Donald Cerrone has sustained an injury in training that is likely to force him out of his anticipated UFC 213 bloodletting with former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. Apparently, however,... The post Donald Cerrone injured, fight with Lawler likely to be ...

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Donald Cerrone injured, fight with Lawler likely to be rescheduled

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:58 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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The injury bug has taken a big bite out of UFC 213, which goes down on July 8 in Las Vegas. According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Donald Cerrone has sustained an injury in training that is likely to force him out of his anticipated UFC 213 bloodletting with former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. Apparently, however,... The post Donald Cerrone injured, fight with Lawler likely to be ...

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Chiesa Sounds Off On Referee Yamasaki

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 12:00 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Dana Becker

Michael Chiesa expressed his frustration over referee Mario Yamasaki following his loss to Kevin Lee Sunday night at UFC Fight Night 112. The post Chiesa Sounds Off On Referee Yamasaki appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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Special Sage Northcutt-Only Countdown Series

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 12:00 PM Jun 28, 2017 by Dana Becker

While it might not be UFC-quality, Labrada Nutrition is providing us with behind-the-scenes access to Sage Northcutt’s training for UFC 214. Northcutt meets John Makdessi next month from Anaheim. The post Special Sage Northcutt-Only Countdown Series appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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If I Did It: Poop in the cage edition

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3:35 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Nate Wilcox
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Welcome to If I Did It, the show where we discuss PR kerfluffles from the world of MMA and beyond. This week we look at Justine Kish's unfortunate in-cage deuce dropping and Bellator's ill-fated PPV. Alexei Auld is back with a brand new book available 7 Secret Sources of Inspiration: A Snappy Guide for Creative Procrastinators to grill Eugene S. Robinson (who’s pushing OXBOW's new record THIN BLAC...

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Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:18 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214 Earlier tonight news broke that Megan Anderson had been forced to withdraw from her highly anticipated UFC 214 title fight with Brazilian star Cris Cyborg. With that said, there was some good news that was announced by the UFC shortly thereafter. The promotion... The post Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 2...

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Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:18 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214 Earlier tonight news broke that Megan Anderson had been forced to withdraw from her highly anticipated UFC 214 title fight with Brazilian star Cris Cyborg. With that said, there was some good news that was announced by the UFC shortly thereafter. The promotion... The post Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 2...

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