MMA Chronicles

Michael Chandler issues challenge to Rory MacDonald, MacDonald replies

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:36 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Earlier this weekend, former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald began to express his frustration with Bellator’s failure to keep him active. Speaking out on social media, the Canadian star claimed that he hoped to fight again this year, but that the promotion couldn’t make it happen, and that he was getting impatient. unfortunately no... The post Michael Chandler issues challenge to ...

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Michael Chandler issues challenge to Rory MacDonald, MacDonald replies

www.bjpenn.com Posted 4:36 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Earlier this weekend, former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald began to express his frustration with Bellator’s failure to keep him active. Speaking out on social media, the Canadian star claimed that he hoped to fight again this year, but that the promotion couldn’t make it happen, and that he was getting impatient. unfortunately no... The post Michael Chandler issues challenge to ...

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Junior Dos Santos issues statement on potential doping violation

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:52 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor

One of the most anticipated features of UFC 215, which is scheduled for September 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was a heavyweight tilt pitting former champion Junior Dos Santos against surging contender Francis Ngannou. Regrettably, this fight was nixed when Dos Santos was notified of a potential anti-doping violation. Dos Santos’ team was quick to... The post Junior Dos Santos issues statement ...

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Junior Dos Santos issues statement on potential doping violation

www.bjpenn.com Posted 3:52 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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One of the most anticipated features of UFC 215, which is scheduled for September 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was a heavyweight tilt pitting former champion Junior Dos Santos against surging contender Francis Ngannou. Regrettably, this fight was nixed when Dos Santos was notified of a potential anti-doping violation. Dos Santos’ team was quick to... The post Junior Dos Santos issues statement ...

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Rory MacDonald is getting impatient with Bellator

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:58 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor

Rory MacDonald is arguably the highest-profile free agent that Bellator MMA has picked up to date. Unfortunately, the former UFC welterweight title challenger is getting a little frustrated with his new employer. Though MacDonald initially seemed very excited with the way Bellator operates, he has since begun to criticize the promotion in the same way... The post Rory MacDonald is getting impatien...

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Rory MacDonald is getting impatient with Bellator

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:58 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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Rory MacDonald is arguably the highest-profile free agent that Bellator MMA has picked up to date. Unfortunately, the former UFC welterweight title challenger is getting a little frustrated with his new employer. Though MacDonald initially seemed very excited with the way Bellator operates, he has since begun to criticize the promotion in the same way... The post Rory MacDonald is getting impatien...

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The Killers’ new music video promotes Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 2:30 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Anton Tabuena
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Watch The Killers’ new music video that was made to promote the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor boxing match. Seems like a mainstream bout deserves a mainstream act, as Showtime has enlisted the services of The Killers to promote their upcoming boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. The massively successful musical act is also based in Las Vegas, where the highly...

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Coach John Kavanagh teases that Conor McGregor might submit Floyd Mayweather

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:51 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor

On August 26 – now less than a week away – UFC lightweight champ and verifiable MMA superstar Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring to battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Given that McGregor has never boxed professionally, he is being given little chance of success against the 49-0 defensive specialist Mayweather.... The post Coach John Kavanagh teases that Conor McGregor ...

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Coach John Kavanagh teases that Conor McGregor might submit Floyd Mayweather

www.bjpenn.com Posted 1:51 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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On August 26 – now less than a week away – UFC lightweight champ and verifiable MMA superstar Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring to battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Given that McGregor has never boxed professionally, he is being given little chance of success against the 49-0 defensive specialist Mayweather.... The post Coach John Kavanagh teases that Conor McGregor ...

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Final report in Tarverdyan bankruptcy case shows monetary breakdown, ‘materially false’ testimony

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 1:00 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Paul Gift
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Trustee Jason Rund gave his final monetary breakdown and wrote about the “materially false” testimony of Ronda Rousey’s trainer. “[Edmond Tarverdyan’s] testimony at the initial Meeting of Creditors was materially false,” bankruptcy trustee Jason Rund wrote in his June 2017 final report, recently obtained by Bloody Elbow. The public bankruptcy saga of Ronda Rousey’s oft-maligned trainer began with ...

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VIDEO | Watch former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg hit pads with Josh Thomson

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:57 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor

By this point, most fight fans know that UFC commentator Joe Rogan is not a man to be trifled with. As a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, and a a pretty striker too, Rogan is not just a good analyst but damn good martial artist. And as it turns out, Rogan’s efforts in the gym have... The post VIDEO | Watch former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg hit pads with Josh Thomson appeared first on | BJPenn.co...

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VIDEO | Watch former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg hit pads with Josh Thomson

www.bjpenn.com Posted 12:57 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Tom Taylor
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By this point, most fight fans know that UFC commentator Joe Rogan is not a man to be trifled with. As a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, and a a pretty striker too, Rogan is not just a good analyst but damn good martial artist. And as it turns out, Rogan’s efforts in the gym have... The post VIDEO | Watch former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg hit pads with Josh Thomson appeared first on | BJPenn.co...

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Card Set For Lion Fight 38

fiveouncesofpain.com Posted 12:00 PM Aug 20, 2017 by Dana Becker

Lion Fight officials announced plans for Lion Fight 38 recently. The event takes place September 29 from Foxwoods Resort Casino and will feature Ton Anucha vs. Saemapetch Fairtex for the super lightweight title. Below is a press release with more information: Lion Fight Promotions, the worldwide leader in Muay Thai combat, returns to Foxwoods Resort […] The post Card Set For Lion Fight 38 appeared...

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Crawford vs. Indongo on ESPN: Live results, discussion, round by round coverage

www.bloodyelbow.com Posted 3:41 AM Aug 20, 2017 by Fraser Coffeen
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Bloody Elbow has your live fight night results and discussion for Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo live on ESPN. Tonight, boxing presents a true world title fight, as two champions meet to unify the 140 pound division and declare a true, undisputed champion. The main attraction here is highly ranked pound for pound fighter Terence Crawford, who is a two division champion and already considered ...

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VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre is practicing what would be a crazy post-fight octagon celebration

www.bjpenn.com Posted 2:00 AM Aug 20, 2017 by Chris Taylor
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Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges “Rush” St-Pierre will make his long awaited octagon return at UFC 217 this November in New York where he will attempt to dethrone current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. St-Pierre has not competed since UFC 167 in November of 2013, where he scored a split-decision victory over Johny Hendricks thus... The post VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre is practicin...

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