Tag: MMA

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Watch: Bader Defeats King Mo with 1st-Round KO at Bellator 199

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Ryan Bader’s first punch as a heavyweight was enough to put the rest of the division on notice – and moved the 34-year-old fighter one step closer to getting a second championship belt wrapped around his waist.

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Former Cowboy Greg Hardy Gets a Fight in the UFC

Former Panthers and Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy, whose NFL career fizzled after a domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend, is now poised to advance in the world of the UFC.

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Conor McGregor Released on $50K Bail After New York Assault

New York (AFP) – Irish Mixed Martial Arts superstar Conor McGregor was released on $50,000 bail Friday after being hauled before a US judge on assault and criminal charges over a frenzied attack on a bus of rival fighters that injured two athletes.

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Mayweather Ready to Start MMA Training Soon

Los Angeles (AFP) – Former welterweight boxing king Floyd Mayweather has teased the possibility he may come out of retirement for a mixed martial arts bout, revealing that he plans to start training for the octagon later this year.

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GSP Wins Middleweight Title in UFC Comeback

NEW YORK (AP) —Georges St. Pierre returned from a four-year layoff to choke out Michael Bisping to win the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 217.

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Conor McGregor Apologizes for Using Gay Slur

Conor McGregor is a man who makes no apology for what he says or does, with certain exceptions. The UFC star and lightweight champion was recently caught on camera using a gay slur, and is trying to make amends for it.

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McGregor Must Get Rough and Creative to Upset Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just 20 months ago, a former plumber from Dublin fought a fearsome superstar who hadn’t lost in a decade. Conor McGregor talked his way into a big-money showdown, but he had to back up his boasts against Jose Aldo, one of the greatest fighters in his sport.

40-year-old Floyd Mayweather walked away from boxing as the welterweight champion in 2015

Mayweather ‘Out of Retirement for McGregor’: MMA

Los Angeles (AFP) – Retired unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says that when it comes to a possible big-money fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, he is “out of retirement.”

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Watch: MMA Fighter Showboats, Gets Immediately Knocked Out

Over the weekend, MMA fighter Joe Harding learned a valuable lesson. While in a fight with Johan Segas, Harding got cocky and tried to show off his dance moves. Segas saw this as the perfect opportunity to kick the showboating Harding in

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Watch: MMA Fighter Accidentally Punches Ring Girl After Losing

This weekend, Andrew Whitney lost a unanimous decision to Farkhad Sharipov at Titan Fight Championship 42 on UFC Fight Pass. Upon learning the results, Whitney threw a punch in frustration. His fist then struck one of the ring girls in the face.

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French Enthusiasts Defy Ban On Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts is trying to shrug off its image as an ultra-violent, inhuman and even degrading sport in France, where it is banned for pros but loved by amateurs. “MMA isn’t a hooligan’s sport,” insists Bertrand Amoussou, a trainer

Tito Ortiz, Aaron Pico, Royce Gracie

Tito Ortiz Talks Crying, Royce Gracie Sleeping Before Matches to HS Wrestlers

Two mixed-martial arts legends alongside one pedigreed prospect addressed a gymnasium of teen wrestlers and pre-teen admirers at the Boys and Girls Club. Royce Gracie, Tito Ortiz, and Aaron Pico spoke to the youthful audience in the same basketball gym where accused murderer Aaron Hernandez spent much of his youth.