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THE imagery evoked by Dana White's crazy idea was undeniably intoxicating: An octagon perched amid swaying palm trees on a white sand beach, waves lapping at the canvas while mixed martial arts fighters traded blows in the tropical sun.A ...
3 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - Dustin Poirier won a thrilling unanimous decision over Dan Hooker on Saturday night, (Sunday, Manila time) surviving a brutal second round and persevering to finish a well-rounded performance in the main event at the UFC's corporate gym. ...
Jun 28, 2020
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LAS VEGAS - UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes dominated Alexander Volkov with wrestling on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), earning his fourth consecutive victory in a suffocating unanimous decision.Featherweight Josh Emmett won a unanimous decision over Shane Burgos in a thrilling joint ...
Jun 21, 2020
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IN a cutthroat sport like mixed martial arts, rare are the times that fighters get a storybook ending to their careers.Yet Mark Munoz did.Fighting for the first time in the Philippines, the Fil-Am fighter called it a career after ...
Jun 16, 2020
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ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong watched with admiration while UFC President Dana White rushed his mixed martial arts promotion back into competition last month amid the coronavirus pandemic.Sityodtong still plans to be a bit more measured on his own path to ...
Jun 10, 2020
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CONOR McGregor has announced his retirement for the third time in four years.McGregor abruptly made his latest dubious declaration on Sunday morning on his Twitter account, where the former two-division UFC champion also announced his retirement in 2016 and 2019." ...
Jun 7, 2020
MIXED martial arts and boxing are back in business in Nevada.The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously agreed on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) to allow two UFC events and two Top Rank boxing shows in Las Vegas over the next two weeks.The ...
May 28, 2020
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KHABIB Nurmagomedov said his father's heart condition is a result of complications brought by the coronavirus, and warned people not to take the pandemic lightly.The 31-year-old Nurmagomedov, who refused to break quarantine even as the Ultimate Fighting Championship ...
May 19, 2020
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JACKSONVILLE, Florida - President Trump congratulated UFC for restarting the sports world Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) after a nearly two-month hiatus.Trump's taped message was played during ESPN's broadcast of the UFC 249 undercard from a fan- ...
May 10, 2020
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THE UFC has announced the full fight lineups for its shows scheduled for May 13 and May 16 as the mixed martial arts promotion moves closer to resuming competition amid the coronavirus pandemic.The UFC plans to stage several shows without fans ...
May 2, 2020
DANA White must be a smart guy. He did, after all, build UFC from almost nothing into the entertainment and sports juggernaut it is today.Roger Goodell is pretty smart himself. He's been able to keep 32 owners happy while ...
Apr 3, 2020
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has pleaded guilty to his second drunken driving offense in New Mexico.Court records show the 32-year-old mixed-martial arts fighter entered his plea on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) and ...
Apr 1, 2020
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BELLATOR President Scott Coker spent time during the coronavirus pandemic like so many others, binging on Netflix and catching up on "Tiger King.""That's a crazy show," Coker said.Coker would love for mixed martial arts fans to catch up ...
Mar 30, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - The UFC has postponed its next three scheduled events through April 11, finally giving up on President Dana White's plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.The UFC will not hold its show scheduled for Saturday (Sunday, ...
Mar 17, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - The UFC is determined to fight on amid the coronavirus pandemic.While leagues and organizers across sports canceled or delayed competition this week, the UFC proceeded with its plans to hold a fan-free event on Saturday night in Brasilia, ...
Mar 14, 2020
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BRANDON Vera has laid down the challenge as he is ready to take on all comers once One Championship returns to the country in May.The MMA outfit's heavyweight champion has issued an open challenge on Friday at One: Fire ...
Feb 2, 2020
Forty seconds - that's all it took for Conor McGregor to silence the haters at UFC 246.In less time than it takes to microwave a sizeable rice meal, 'Notorious' demolished Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in emphatic fashion at the T-Mobile Arena ...
Jan 20, 2020
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LAS VEGAS - After three years without a victory, Conor McGregor needed only 40 seconds to reclaim his place at the center of the mixed martial arts world.McGregor's dynamic stoppage of Donald Cerrone in UFC 246 on Saturday night (Sunday, ...
Jan 20, 2020
Conor McGregor's triumphant return to the Octagon was heard around not only the mixed martial arts world, but also other sports.The former featherweight and lightweight champion needed only 40 seconds to knock Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone out for his first ...
Jan 19, 2020
If you grew up in the early 2000s, then chances are that tucked away in your many bootleg MP3 files was a catchy hit which reasoned that success in the hip-hop game boils down to "10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated ...
Jan 18, 2020
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