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VIDEO | Dana White: Jon Jones is going to end up probably being suspended for a very long time

www.bjpenn.com Posted 6:27 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Russell Ess
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently going through the process of his latest potential anti-doping violation. In August, news broke that Jones tested positive for the steroid Turinabol from his UFC 214 weigh-in day sample and has been going through the due process with USADA and the California State Athletic Commission ever... The post VIDEO | Dana White: Jon Jones is going...

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Donald Cerrone vs Darren Till & UFC Gdansk preview (Heavy Hands #181)

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 6:00 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Connor Ruebusch
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Connor Ruebusch and Patrick Wyman preview the quite meaningful fight between Donald Cerrone and Darren Till, and break down the rest of what UFC Gdansk has to offer. This week on Heavy Hands, Connor and Pat are discussing the scheduled bout between Donald Cerrone and Darren Till, the main event of UFC Gdansk. Okay, so it isn't the greatest card in UFC history. But it's on in the afternoon! And it'...

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Eddie Alvarez Responds to ‘Head Case’ Lauren Murphy’s Criticisms of Him as a Coach

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:18 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Justin Golightly
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No surprises that another season of The Ultimate Fighter has created drama. This time, it’s more behind the scenes than in front of our faces and the two can’t even fight it out. Lauren Murphy has spoken out before about how she didn’t appreciate Eddie Alvarez’s coaching methods, stemming from how she felt she was... The post Eddie Alvarez Responds to ‘Head Case’ Lauren Murphy’s Criticisms of Him ...

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Eddie Alvarez Responds to ‘Head Case’ Lauren Murphy’s Criticisms of Him as a Coach

www.bjpenn.com Posted 5:18 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Justin Golightly
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No surprises that another season of The Ultimate Fighter has created drama. This time, it’s more behind the scenes than in front of our faces and the two can’t even fight it out. Lauren Murphy has spoken out before about how she didn’t appreciate Eddie Alvarez’s coaching methods, stemming from how she felt she was... The post Eddie Alvarez Responds to ‘Head Case’ Lauren Murphy’s Criticisms of Him ...

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Dana White: Jon Jones could be ‘the biggest waste of talent’ ever

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 5:00 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Lewis Mckeever
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White: “The list goes on and on of what could’ve been with Jon Jones.” There’s no denying Jon Jones’ talent as a mixed martial artist. As the former undefeated light heavyweight champion, ‘Bones’ was widely considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. But, after his most recent failed drug test for steroids, Jones’ reputation has taken another blow and the 30-year-old could find himse...

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“Showtime,” “The Diamond” Headline UFN 120

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 5:00 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Dana Becker

The fight card for UFC Fight Night 120 is set, as all but three bouts air live on FOX Sports 1. Set from the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia, the card features Anthony Pettis vs. Dustin Poirier in a lightweight main event. Also, Matt Brown makes his retirement bout in the co-main vs. […] The post “Showtime,” “The Diamond” Headline UFN 120 appeared first on Five Ounces of Pain....

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VIDEO | Watch Swedish boxer kiss her opponent during face-off

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:57 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Tom Taylor

In combat sports, press conference and weigh in staredowns are typically an opportunity for two fighters to squeeze in some last-minute bravado, trash talk, and maybe even a little shoving. But hey, that’s just what typically happens. This is decidedly not how things went down during a press conference for a boxing match between Norwegian unified welterweight world... The post VIDEO | Watch Swedis...

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Khabib Nurmagomedov trashes Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 performance

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:05 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee with a third-round choke to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. While Ferguson ultimately came out on top, Lee put up a valiant fight, and very nearly finished Ferguson with ground-and-pound in the first frame. In the eyes of Khabib... The post Khabib Nurmagomedov trashes Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 performance appea...

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Dana White won’t rule out Conor McGregor vs. Georges St-Pierre: It’s ‘intriguing’

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 4:00 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Lewis Mckeever
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While it may be unlikely, Dana White is open to the possibility of a superfight between Conor McGregor and GSP. As the UFC’s current flagship star, Conor McGregor can make just about any fight a pay-per-view hit. The same was true of former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who ruled as PPV king during his championship run from 2008-2013. It’s only natural, then, for fans to speculate of a ...

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Darren Till has a grim warning for Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:11 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Gdansk, Poland, with an interesting night of fights. In the main event, we’ll see rising British star Darren Till take a big step up in competition opposite long-time lightweight and welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Heading into this fight, the striking specialist Till fully expects Cowboy to... The post Darren Till has a grim warning for Do...

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Darren Till has a grim warning for Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:11 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Gdansk, Poland, with an interesting night of fights. In the main event, we’ll see rising British star Darren Till take a big step up in competition opposite long-time lightweight and welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Heading into this fight, the striking specialist Till fully expects Cowboy to... The post Darren Till has a grim warning for Do...

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Video: ‘Podrick’ of Game of Thrones trains with Dan Hardy

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3:00 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Anton Tabuena
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Game of Thrones standout Daniel Portman trains with UFC commentator and fighter Dan Hardy. During the latest season of Game of Thrones, Podrick Payne was last seen training with Brienne in Winterfell to hone his sword fighting techniques. These days, Podrick — or at least the actor in Daniel Portman — also seems to be trying to improve his abilities with hand-to-hand combat. The 25-year-old Scotti...

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Artem Lobov believes he knows “100%” who Conor McGregor will fight next

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:16 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Conor McGregor‘s immediate future is shrouded in mystery. Will he fight Nate Diaz next, or will it be new UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson? Will he take on Paulie Malignaggi in the boxing ring? Or might he even fight somebody like Tyron Woodley or Georges St-Pierre? When it comes to McGregor’s fighting future, there... The post Artem Lobov believes he knows “100%” who Conor McGregor ...

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Khabib: I agree with fans’ frustrations, but I don’t feel that they have abandoned me

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:00 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Milan Ordoñez
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Despite his string of fight cancellations, Khabib Nurmagomedov feels he still has the support of MMA fans. Because of his reputation of pulling out from fights, fans now seem jaded with Khabib Nurmagomedov. The most recent one that has turned off many spectators was the cancellation of his supposed interim lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson at UFC 209 last March. Khabib says he does see...

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The Conor McGregor documentary will only be shown for one day in US theaters

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:31 PM Oct 18, 2017 by Tom Taylor

If you’re a Conor McGregor fan in the United States, and you’re hoping to catch the Irishman’s anticipated Conor McGregor: Notorious documentary in theatres, you’re going to need to clear your calendar on Wednesday, November 8. According to The Hollywood Reporter, that’s the only day the film will be showing in US theatres. The reasons... The post The Conor McGregor documentary will only be shown ...

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