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Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:53 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214 Unfortunate news struck the mixed martial arts world tonight as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that Megan Anderson (8-2 MMA) had been forced to withdraw from her scheduled UFC title shot opposite Cris Cyborg (17-1 MMA) at UFC 214 due to personal reasons. “Due... The post Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced ...

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Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:53 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214 Unfortunate news struck the mixed martial arts world tonight as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that Megan Anderson (8-2 MMA) had been forced to withdraw from her scheduled UFC title shot opposite Cris Cyborg (17-1 MMA) at UFC 214 due to personal reasons. “Due... The post Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced ...

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Cris Cyborg to face Tonya Evinger at UFC 214 for women’s featherweight title

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:28 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Erik Fontanez
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Megan Anderson had to withdraw from her UFC 214 title fight against Cris Cyborg. Now Tonya Evinger will get a shot at vacant gold. Cris Cyborg will fight at UFC 214 for the vacant women’s featherweight title, but not against Megan Anderson as originally expected. With Anderson having to withdraw from the bout, Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger will step in for a chance at the UFC’s 14...

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With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:13 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Chris Taylor

With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214 Cris Cyborg will still be fighting for the UFC women’s featherweight championship on July 29 at UFC 214 in Anaheim, but it won’t be against Megan Anderson. Unfortunately for fight fans, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke news early this evening that Megan Anderson... The post With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for U...

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With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:13 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214 Cris Cyborg will still be fighting for the UFC women’s featherweight championship on July 29 at UFC 214 in Anaheim, but it won’t be against Megan Anderson. Unfortunately for fight fans, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke news early this evening that Megan Anderson... The post With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for U...

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Cormier: Other boxers more deserving, but McGregor was able to ‘make Mayweather listen’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:00 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Milan Ordoñez
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Daniel Cormier tries to makes sense of the making of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match. Even now that the fight has been finalized, many are still calling out what they deem as an absurdity in the making of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match. But for UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, it all just makes sense. Speaking to Fight Hype, “DC” explains why th...

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Family: Matt Hughes’ condition is improving following accident

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Tim Burke
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After a tragic accident last week, it appears that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes is slowly getting better. While Matt Hughes isn’t out of the woods yet, his family says that his condition is improving following a serious vehicle collision with a train in Illinois last week. The 43-year-old was apparently struck on the passenger side of his vehicle by a train, and was airlifted to a hospital where ...

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UFC Oklahoma City salaries: B.J. Penn takes home biggest check despite loss

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 12:00 AM Jun 28, 2017 by Tim Burke
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Check out the salaries from the UFC’s most recent Fight Night event in Oklahoma. Three fighters made $100,000 or more for their respective UFC Fight Night bouts over the weekend, and only one of them came away with the victory. You don’t see that every day. Tim Boetsch, who took out former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in a 185-pound bout, was the lone big winner on the card, taking home 1...

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Weekend ratings: Bellator 180 averages 901,000 viewers, while UFC OKC pulls in 819,000

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 11:00 PM Jun 27, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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The television ratings are in for Bellator 180 and UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee. This was a rare weekend where Bellator MMA was held on a Saturday while the UFC had a Fight Night card on Sunday. Bellator NYC aired on PPV, but the “preliminary card” was advertised as its own numbered event, so it’s been classified as Bellator 180. Ratings for Bellator 180 included an average of 901,000 viewers f...

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Erick Silva’s appeal to overturn TKO loss to Yancy Medeiros is denied

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 10:00 PM Jun 27, 2017 by Mookie Alexander
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The CABMMA will not change Erick Silva’s UFC 212 TKO loss vs. Yancy Medeiros to a no contest. UFC welterweight Erick Silva has essentially taken his second loss in a matter of weeks. His appeal to overturn his UFC 212 defeat to Yancy Medeiros was denied by Brazil’s athletic commission. Silva cited an early stoppage by referee Eduardo Herdy, following a left hook that put the Brazilian on his back....

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Preview: Amanda Nunes-Valentina Shevchenko

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 10:00 PM Jun 27, 2017 by Dana Becker

The FOX Sports crew recently discussed the upcoming UFC 213 main event between bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko. The post Preview: Amanda Nunes-Valentina Shevchenko appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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Clay Guida feeling good, but doesn’t want to be fighting at 40

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:42 PM Jun 27, 2017 by Evan Bell
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UFC veteran Clay Guida returned to the win column this Sunday with a rather impressive win over Erik Koch, which snapped a 2-year skid that saw Guida drop back to back losses. The win was a particularly impressive one for Guida, who not only snapped a 2-fight skid, but also returned to the Octagon after... The post Clay Guida feeling good, but doesn’t want to be fighting at 40 appeared first on | ...

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Clay Guida feeling good, but doesn’t want to be fighting at 40

www.bjpenn.com Posted 9:42 PM Jun 27, 2017 by Evan Bell
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UFC veteran Clay Guida returned to the win column this Sunday with a rather impressive win over Erik Koch, which snapped a 2-year skid that saw Guida drop back to back losses. The win was a particularly impressive one for Guida, who not only snapped a 2-fight skid, but also returned to the Octagon after... The post Clay Guida feeling good, but doesn’t want to be fighting at 40 appeared first on | ...

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Michael Chandler on fan reaction to Bellator NYC title loss: ‘You guys are ruthless’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 9:00 PM Jun 27, 2017 by Zane Simon
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Michael Chandler ended up on the wrong side of a doctor’s stoppage during Bellator’s NYC PPV after turning his ankle against Brett Primus. Now he just has to deal with the addition of insults to injury. Michael Chandler’s Bellator NYC title defense on PPV couldn’t have gone any worse. The face of the promotion’s lightweight division didn’t just lose his belt, but he lost it in a series of strange ...

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VIDEO | Brock Lesnar changes colors as Samoa Joe locks on the Coquina Clutch

www.bjpenn.com Posted 8:55 PM Jun 27, 2017 by Russell Ess
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When former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar gets into a scuffle, people tune in. Last night on WWE Raw, the WWE Universal Champion was ambushed from behind by Samoa Joe. The two rivals are set to meet in the WWE ring at the first-ever WWE Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view event, which takes place on... The post VIDEO | Brock Lesnar changes colors as Samoa Joe locks on the Coquina Clutch appea...

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