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The MMA Hour with Dominick Cruz, BJ Penn, Carlos Condit, Matt Mitrione, Paige VanZant, Duane Ludwig, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Mark Henry, Chris Leben

Monday's episode features Dominick Cruz, BJ Penn, Carlos Condit, Matt Mitrione, Paige VanZant, Duane Ludwig, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Mark Henry, Chris Leben and more. The show kicks off 1 p.m. ET.

Holly Holm Doesn’t Care if Ronda Rousey Returns or Not (Video)

Women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm doesn't care if a rematch with Ronda Rousey happens, or if the former champion returns.

Rafael dos Anjos: I want Conor McGregor 'asking me to stop' at UFC 197

The UFC lightweight champions predicts his fight against Conor McGregor and reveals that he actually wants to submit the hard-hitting Irishman.

The MMA Hour with Dominick Cruz, BJ Penn, Carlos Condit, Matt Mitrione, Paige VanZant, Duane Ludwig, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Mark Henry, Chris Leben

Monday's episode features Dominick Cruz, BJ Penn, Carlos Condit, Matt Mitrione, Paige VanZant, Duane Ludwig, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Mark Henry, Chris Leben and more. The show kicks off 1 p.m. ET.

BJ Penn officially ends retirement: 'I want to go get that 145-pound belt'

B.J. Penn is back. The former two-division UFC champion announced Tuesday on The MMA Hour that he is officially coming out of retirement with famed trainer Greg Jackson in his corner.

Mike Tyson Unveiled as Playable Character in EA SPORTS UFC 2

Legendary heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson will be stepping into the Octagon this year— at least in video game form. More: CM Punk Virtually Better Than Most Of UFC Roster The former heavyweight boxing champion was unveiled as a playable character in the upcoming EA Sports UFC 2 game. Players can

Hey Harold! Kovalev vs. Pascal 2

The rematch between Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal goes down Saturday, Jan. 30, live on HBO beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.

Video: Mike Tyson Featured in EA Sports UFC 2

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and EA Sports on Wednesday announced that Mike Tyson will be a playable character in the duo's upcoming title for PS4 and Xbox One.

Boxing: Amir Mansour ‘Prepared to Die’ to Beat Dominic Breazeale

PHILADELPHIA -- Amir Mansour carries the veneer well. He’s so relaxed, so smooth and poised that you can’t believe he’s been through so much, especially looking at his sharply defined face.

Former UFC Heavyweight Champ Barnett Teams up with Metal Band Amon Amarth

It’s no secret that former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Josh Barnett loves himself some metal music.

The MMA Hour with Dominick Cruz, BJ Penn, Carlos Condit, Matt Mitrione, Paige VanZant, Duane Ludwig, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Mark Henry, Chris Leben

Monday's episode features Dominick Cruz, BJ Penn, Carlos Condit, Matt Mitrione, Paige VanZant, Duane Ludwig, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Mark Henry, Chris Leben and more. The show kicks off 1 p.m. ET.

Watch the UFC 197 Press Conference Live from Las Vegas at 2 PM ET

UFC is hosting a press conference for UFC 197: dos Anjos vs. McGregor on Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET from the MGM Grand in Studios. Watch it live!

UFC Full Fight Download: Watch Cain Velasquez Destroy Brock Lesnar at UFC 121

Watch Cain Velasquez clown Brock Lesnar at UFC 121.

Watch the UFC 197 Press Conference Live from Las Vegas at 2 PM ET

UFC is hosting a press conference for UFC 197: dos Anjos vs. McGregor on Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET from the MGM Grand in Studios. Watch it live!

Against Dominic Brezeale, Amir Mansour Finally Gets His Chance to Sack the Quarterback

At 6-foot-1 and 232 or so tightly coiled muscles, heavyweight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour certainly has the appearance of someone who would be quite comfortable on a football field.

Invicta Female Teaches Mayweather The Triangle Choke! - ENT Imports

What happens when an Invicta FC fighter tries to lock in a triangle choke on Mayweather?? This happens. Check out the clip above and watch [...]

UFC sets Jan. 25 deadline for preliminary injunction in New York

UFC 198 at Madison Square Garden is officially in its final countdown according to a letter submitted to the federal judge overseeing the UFC's New York lawsuit.

UFC 197: Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate staredown

The UFC 197: Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate staredown happened Wednesday afternoon after the UFC 197 press conference Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas.

UFC 196 free fight video: Cain Velasquez batters Brock Lesnar (2010)

Before Cain Velasquez rematches Fabricio Werdum in next month's UFC 196 main event, take a look back at his first UFC heavyweight title fight, which ended in a 1st round mauling of Brock Lesnar at UFC 121.

Urijah Faber set to host 2016 World MMA Awards

UFC bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will join actress Alison Haislip on the stage for this year's edition of the World MMA Awards.

Conor McGregor: Dos Anjos is a bum version of Aldo, I'll dust him inside one minute!

UFC champ Conor McGregor plans to 'behead' Rafael Dos Anjos in under one minute, and drag his head around Brazil.

B.J. Penn responds to Nik Lentz: 'The lion doesn't care what the sheep thinks'

Now that he is officially out of retirement, B.J. Penn still wants to fight Nik Lentz. But he also isn't afraid to move on to greener pastures if Lentz decides to drag his feet.

Team Nogueira | THE LEGEND

A história mais famosa é de como salvou a carreira de Anderson Silva, que viria a se tornar recordista de vitórias e defesas de cinturão consecutivas no UFC, mas que, em 2004, ainda não tinha embalado. Brigado com a equipe que o levou ao Pride, a Chute Boxe, e com problemas financeiros, “Spider” cogitava largar de vez as lutas e abrir um lava-jato. Minotauro, que mantinha boas relações com o paulista apesar da rivalidade com sua equipe da época, a Brazilian Top Team, foi até Curitiba encontrar Anderson e o convenceu a mudar de ideia. O baiano o levou para treinar no Rio de Janeiro e arrumou lutas para ele, inclusive no Pride. Foi o ponto da virada para Spider, que, a partir daí, fez sempre questão de destacar o papel dos irmãos Nogueira em sua vida. Deles, ele receberia a faixa preta de jiu-jítsu.

Bloody Elbow's Best of 2015

From investigative journalism, to longform interviews, and technique breakdowns, here are some of the best content churned out by BloodyElbow.com this past year.

UFC Boston opinion: Anthony Pettis, Reggie Bush, and 'successful disappointments'

Mookie Alexander reviews Anthony Pettis' loss to Eddie Alvarez, and why his UFC career has been a success, but also a major disappointment.

UFC Fight Night 84: Hunt vs. Mir Event Page and Fight Card

Event page for UFC Fight Night 84: Hunt vs. Mir at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia on March 20th.

LISTEN: Submission Radio w/ Bas Rutten, Mark Hunt, Jerry Millen

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Watch The MMA Beat live today

On this week's episode of The MMA Beat, the panel will discuss the UFC 197 pre-fight press conference, Dominick Cruz's win, Wanderlei Silva's future, TUF 23 and more.

Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza announced for UFC event in Brazil

Two of middleweight's most viable title contenders are instead slated to face each other, as Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza will collide on May 14 in a UFC event held in Brazil.

Rafael dos Anjos Says He’s Going to Send Conor McGregor Back to 145 (Video)

Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos says he plans to send featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor back to the 145-pound division when they meet at UFC 197.

Diego Sanchez vs. Jim Miller slated for UFC 197 Fight Pass prelims

Two of the UFC's longest tenured veterans will collide on March 5, as Diego Sanchez and Jim Miller will meet in a lightweight battle on the UFC 197 prelims.

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World MMA Awards on Twitter

Who was your top female fighter of 2015? Cast your votes for 'Female Fighter of the Year' at http://www.worldmmaawards.com  pic.twitter.com/sKv4F1wgDM

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MMAjunkie Radio broadcasts Monday-Friday at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino's Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas. The show is available on  SiriusXM Rush  channel 92. You can also watch a live stream or download past episodes here on MMAjunkie . "Gorgeous" George Garcia and Brian "Goze" Garcia host the two-hour show, and MMAjunkie reporters are frequent guest hosts. MMAjunkie Radio also features the sport's top fighters, trainers, promoters, managers and celebrity fans as daily guests. The show is also available via SiriusXM On Demand, iTunes, Ustream.tv, Stitcher and RSS.

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This Shy Shelter Dog Just Realized That He's Been Adopted--His Reaction Is PRICELESS!

A lot of lives can be changed when a dog is adopted, and none more so than the dog’s! This video shows just how much a forever home can mean to a dog that’s been living in a shelter, as this dog has the best reaction imaginable upon leaving his kennel to live with his new family.

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What Is This Single Father Doing To His Daughter's Hair!? I'm Speechless!

Single dad Greg Wickherst soon found out that as his adorable daughter Izzy’s hair began to grow, that he had zero idea what to do with it. After chopping it off without experience, he realized that this was only a temporary fix.

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MMA Roasted by Sideshow Network on iTunes

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download and subscribe to MMA Roasted by Adam Hunter, get iTunes now.

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UFC 197 press conference - Fighters Only Magazine

Watch the full UFC 197 pre-event press conference here.

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The Bottom Line: Stop Rewarding Fighters for Instigating Clinches

Editor's note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. Many expected the most exciting bout at UFC Fight Night “Dillashaw vs. Cruz” to take place between striking dynamo Anthony Pettis and all-action slugger Eddie Alvarez on Sunday at the TD Garden in Boston. Alvarez’s wars with Tatsuya Kawajiri , Joachim Hansen and Michael Chandler are as exciting as MMA gets, and Pettis’ highlight reel of knockouts and submissions is second to none. Unfortunately, it wasn’t meant to be, as Alvarez had a different sort of fight in mind. Following Rafael dos Anjos ’s shocking destruction of Pettis in March, Alvarez sought to take advantage of a similar game plan. He would prevent Pettis from striking at range, exploit his wrestling vulnerability and punish him on the ground. Only that didn’t happen. While dos Anjos was able to do what he wanted with Pettis and deal out tremendous punishment in the clinch and on the ground, Alvarez struggled to do the same.

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Fight for Fighters

MMA is the fastest growing sport in the world. Mixed Martial Artists should be treated like professional athletes. Fighters should have the right to know how much money a promotion is making from an event. Fans should have the right to see the best possible fights through independent rankings. Extending the Ali Act to MMA would help professionalize the sport & stop the conflicts of interests that currently exist in the sport.

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The Savage Truth: One for the Ages

Editor's note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. Let me start off by saying I picked Dominick Cruz to defeat T.J. Dillashaw in their UFC Fight Night 81 main event on Sunday at the TD Garden in Boston, but I’m not really sure I believed it. I just knew I didn’t want to feel like I did after he stopped Takaya Mizugaki on the heels of a three-year layoff in his last fight. I doubted Cruz then, and I just knew I didn’t want to find myself in the same boat this time around. Well, after witnessing Cruz’s dark magic once again, and despite my pick, I’m still just as surprised as last time, perhaps more. I’ve struggled to describe just how impressive his performance was, and I’m not sure it’s going to get any better with this piece. I understand there was some kvetching about the decision, and though it was close, I think the judges ultimately got it right. I still want to re-watch the fifth round, but I gave it to Cruz from cageside and had him winning 49-46, with Dillashaw convincingly taking the fourth frame.

10 Rafael dos Anjos ‘Not a Trash Talker’ But Vows to Send Conor McGregor Home ‘Sad’ at UFC 197

One of the keys to success in the fight game is to always maintain a level head, to remain focused solely on one’s gameplan. Even when faced with a seemingly impossible task of remaining calm when an adversary is in your face and sticking into you like a thorn, the best of the best always tend to ignore such distractions. If Rafael dos Anjos is remain UFC lightweight champion come March 5, he’ll not only have to employ a nearly flawless approach to fighting Conor McGregor , he’ll have to do it by staying collected when the polarizing Irishman insults and disrespects him. The Brazilian cleared another hurdle on Wednesday during a 45-minute press conference to officially announce the UFC 197 showdown, which will go down at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. But it might not be as easy as just simply ignoring “Notorious” for the next several weeks, as McGregor clearly struck a few nerves on the makeshift stage, though dos Anjos appeared stoic throughout. “I’m not a trash talker. I respect my opponents,” dos Anjos stated to the assembled media and hundreds of fans.

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Conor McGregor won't face any charges from Irish police over gun photo

Conor McGregor will face no charges from Irish authorities after he posted a photo featuring an air-soft gun a couple of weeks ago that could have potentially landed him in hot water.

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Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 ‘James vs. Molina’ Results & Play-by-Play

Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 ‘James vs. Molina’ Results & Play-by-Play

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Opinion: ‘Cyborg’ and the Post-Ronda Rousey World

Editor's note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. When Ronda Rousey lost at UFC 193 in November, it felt like a defining moment. The biggest star in the sport went supernova, sending shockwaves into the MMA universe that have just begun to register. Before her fateful collision with Holly Holm ’s shin, Rousey put women’s MMA on the map. She quickly rose to become the first legitimate female draw in MMA and then transcended that label to become one of the biggest draws in combat sports period. However, what we are now coming to understand is that Rousey did not only bring women’s MMA to the forefront of public consciousness -- she single-handedly held it there. The proof lies in the declining fan interest around Invicta Fighting Championships featherweight titleholder Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. Invicta 15 went down on Saturday with little fanfare or recognition. “Cyborg” demolished another opponent in the main event, to the surprise of no one.

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Jamal James jab, jab, jabs his way to convincing win over Javier Molina

Prior to James' dismantling of Molina, Caleb Plant (12-0, 9 KOs) was no slouch with the distance, either. He used superior footwork and a lot of flash in working circles around Adasat Rodriguez (11-5-2, 7 KOs) before finishing the job with a huge left in the sixth that proved to be the stopper. ... Malcolm McAllister (7-0, 7 KOs) kept his knockout ratio perfect after a punishing body shot in the third opened up Tyrone Selders (9-7-1, 6 KOs) for a vicious series of hooks and uppercuts, leading referee Zac Young to step in and wave it off. ... David Benavidez (12-0, 11 KOs) did McAllister one better, getting his man Kevin Cobbs (10-2, 4 KOs) in Round 2. A nasty right to the head wobbled Cobbs, and Benavidez wasted no time, knocking Cobbs around the ring from pillar to post before the fight was stopped.

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Opinion: Cruz Back Like He Never Left

Editor's note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. When last Dominick Cruz defended the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title, the year was 2011. His opponent was a fellow by the name of Demetrious Johnson , who was still far from being known as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. The reason why an undersized “Mighty Mouse” fought Cruz was because there wasn’t a flyweight division. Women had yet to make a splash in the UFC, and Ronda Rousey was little more than a budding star. Jon Jones had just become a champion, and that fellow named Conor McGregor was yet to be the apple of Dana White’s eye. Things change in four and a half years. Cruz, who had only fought once since that October 2011 bout, was supposed to be different. When he stepped into the cage on Jan. 17 to face T.J. Dillashaw , not a single world title holder remained from the last time Cruz defended his belt.

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MMAFighting.com on Instagram: “💥🔥 @rdosanjosmma and "El Chapo" @thenotoriousmma squaring off at the #ufc197 press conference”

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LeBron James posts Conor McGregor quote to his 17.3 million followers | SevereMMA.com - UFC, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Irish MMA

I’m obsessed!! Straight up #StriveForGreatness A photo posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on Jan 20, 2016 at 7:22am PST Source: kingjames Related

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NBA superstar LeBron James uses inspiration from UFC champion Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor's drive to become a UFC champion has been a source of inspiration for his legion of fans around the world. Including, it seems, one of the greatest NBA players. LeBron James, a two-time NBA champion and four-time league MVP, posted this quote from the UFC's featherweight champion on his Instagram account early Wednesday, Jan. 20.

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MMA’s Greats of the States | Alaska: Cody McKenzie

Plenty of Americans have never set foot on the soil and snow of the nation’s largest state. With its frigid temperatures and dangerous wildlife, Alaska has long been a popular locale for adventure seekers wanting to test their mettle against Mother Nature’s wrath. Alaska is not known for producing high-level professional fighters. With that said, “The Last Frontier” is far from devoid of such exports. In fact, there have been several Alaskan mixed martial artists who have competed inside the Octagon of the Ultimate Fighting Championship . The most prominent of those is Cody McKenzie , who was born in Cordova, Alaska. Though he has yet to capture a world championship, he has locked horns with several top-tier opponents throughout his career. McKenzie started 11-0, with nine of those victories by guillotine choke, before competing on Season 12 of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. Though he lost to Nam Phan in the quarterfinals, McKenzie appeared at the finale and submitted Aaron Wilkinson with one of his patented guillotines.

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Davi Ramos’ Technique of the Week: Knee Shield Pass to Back Take

2015 ADCC winner Davi Ramos shows us his technique for passing the knee shield and getting to your opponent's back.

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EA SPORTS UFC 2 | Fight Like Mike Tyson | Xbox One, PS4

Get Iron Mike Tyson: http://o.ea.com/51939 With legendary knockout power, no one else embodies the spirit of finishing the fight like the baddest man on the planet. Pre-order EA SPORTS UFC 2 Deluxe Edition today to instantly unlock Iron Mike Tyson, the youngest Heavyweight Champion in boxing history AND Legacy Mike Tyson, complete with his now iconic face tattoo! This offer also includes UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten and “The Gracie Hunter” Kazushi Sakuraba. Available March 15, 2016 for PS4 and Xbox One See more UFC 2 gameplay trailers: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

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Official Instagram JacksonWink on Instagram: “Vote for Gym of the Year Jackson Wink MMA. Thank you!!! #teamjacksonwink #jacksonwinkmma #jacksonwinkinternational #albuquerque #newmexico”

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Pictures: Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley 3 Press Conference - Pacquiao vs. Bradley

Pictures: Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley 3 Press Conference

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Jake Matthews, Johnny Case to Meet at UFC Fight Night Brisbane

A lightweight clash between prospects Jake Matthews and Johnny Case has been added to the UFC Fight Night Brisbane lineup. Promotion officials confirmed the pairing on Tuesday. UFC Fight Night takes place at the Brisbane Entertainment Center in Brisbane, Australia, and is headlined by a heavyweight tilt between Mark Hunt and Frank Mir . The card will air in the United States on Fox Sports 1. Matthews, 21, is 3-1 in the Octagon and 9-1 as a professional overall. “The Celtic Kid” last competed at UFC 193, where he earned a second-round doctor stoppage triumph against Akbarh Arreola . All but one of Matthews’ wins have come inside the distance. The 26-year-old Case has a more extensive 22-4 pro mark and is unbeaten in four UFC appearances. Most recently, he outpointed Yan Cabral at UFC Fight Night “Belfort vs. Henderson 3” on Nov. 7.

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UFC 197 Press Conference

Dana White, Conor McGregor, Rafael dos Anjos, Holly Holm and Miesha Tate are all in town for the UFC 197 press conference live from the MGM Grand on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 2pm/11am ETPT.

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UFC 197 Press Conference

Dana White, Conor McGregor, Rafael dos Anjos, Holly Holm and Miesha Tate are all in town for the UFC 197 press conference live from the MGM Grand on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 2pm/11am ETPT.

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Looks like Ronda Rousey found a new NSFW motto to replace 'DNB'

Now it looks like Rousey has  found a new NSFW   (not safe for work) motto  to replace 'DNB.' In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Rousey posted some inspirational advice about dreaming big in the face of failure, and then she included a very curious hashtag -- #FTA.

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Invicta Thinking Of Booking Cris Cyborg vs. Tonya Evinger - ENT Imports

This past Saturday at Invicta FC 15, featherweight champion Cris Cyborg once again defended her title in dominating fashion, taking out her opponent, Daria Ibragimova, in the first round via a vicious TKO finish.

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Chadmendes on Instagram: “#Repost @finzandfeatherzguides with @repostapp. ・・・ F&F owner @chadmendes and legendary huntress @evashockey at the 2016 #shotshow”

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Robbie Lawler sounds off on potential McGregor move to welterweight | MMA Latest News & Fights Videos l UFC Fighting Videos

Shortly after it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight strap at UFC 197 on March 5th, it was revealed that McGregor could even go up to welterweight to challenge Robbie Lawler for his welterweight championship.

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Official Instagram JacksonWink on Instagram: “Whoaaa!!! #Repost @ufcfightpass with @repostapp. ・・・ BREAKING! @diegosanchezufc vs @jimmiller_155 is the featured bout on the #UFCFIGHTPASS…”

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UFC 197 Update: Darren Elkins to Face Chas Skelly in Las Vegas on March 5

Darren Elkins will lock horns with Chas Skelly in a featherweight bout at UFC 197 on March 5. Promotion officials announced the matchup on Tuesday. UFC 197 takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and is headlined by a lightweight championship clash pitting Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor . In the co-main event, Holly Holm defends the bantamweight strap against Miesha Tate . A 13-time Octagon veteran, Elkins has alternated wins and losses in his last six appearances. The 31-year-old Indiana native took a unanimous decision over Robert Whiteford in his last outing at UFC Fight Night “Holohan vs. Smolka” on Oct. 24. Elkins owns wins over the likes of Hatsu Hioki , Diego Brandao and Duane Ludwig during his promotional tenure. After losing his UFC debut to Mirsad Bektic , Skelly has reeled off four straight victories within the Las Vegas-based organization. In 2015, the Team Takedown representative earned a technical knockout triumph against Jim Alers in February before submitting Edimilson Souza this past November.

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Matches to Make After UFC Fight Night ‘Dillashaw vs. Cruz’

The long-awaited battle between MMA’s top two bantamweights could not have been more closely contested. Dominick Cruz moved, countered and willed his way to a split verdict over T.J. Dillashaw in the UFC Fight Night “Dillashaw vs. Cruz” main event on Sunday at the TD Garden in Boston, as the Alliance MMA pillar reclaimed the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title across five memorable rounds. Judges David Ginsberg and Tony Weeks saw it 48-47 and 49-46 for Cruz, while Sal D’Amato scored it 49-46 for Dillashaw. With that, the gold changed hands. FightMetric statistics point to the close nature of the fight. Cruz outperformed the Elevation Fight Team rep 112-109 in significant strikes, while Dillashaw held a 130-122 edge in total strikes. Cruz landed at a significantly higher percentage in both categories and also held a 4-1 advantage in takedowns. Still, both men had a case in terms of arguing the final decision. The emotional nip-and-tuck victory returns Cruz to the bantamweight throne a little more than two years after recurring injuries forced him to vacate it.

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McGregor-Dos Anjos Train Side-By-Side, Who Has The Edge? - ENT Imports

The UFC’s first real super-fight in their modern era is upon us. Set to go down on March 5, Conor McGregor will take on Rafael dos Anjos in an attempt to become the UFC’s first ever dual-division champion.

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Top-10 Bantamweight Marlon Moraes to Defend Title in WSOF 28 Main Event

World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes will defend his title against Joseph Barajas on Feb. 20, the promotion announced Tuesday. The fight will headline WSOF 28 at Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, Calif. NBCSN will televise the event live beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and the telecast will feature a co-main event between 135-pound prospects Timur Valiev and Chris Gutierrez . Moraes has won 10 in a row, with his last eight victories coming inside the WSOF cage. The Brazilian captured the organization’s 135-pound title by defeating Josh Rettinghouse via unanimous decision at WSOF 9 and has officially defended the crown twice. He last fought in August, where he submitted challenger Sheymon Moraes via rear-naked choke in the third round. Barajas has looked equally impressive, having only lost once in 13 fights. He’s won his last two contests, with his most recent being his WSOF debut. He stopped Erik Villalobos via punches in the third at WSOF 25 in November.

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Official Instagram JacksonWink on Instagram: “#Repost @alistairovereem with @repostapp. ・・・ 2016 ~ time to add that missing belt to 'THE' collection @UFC.. 👊🏽”

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GRACIEMAG | English Edition | on Instagram: “2016 EUROPEAN: Here are a few fun facts about the 2016 European.| The official number of athletes is 3514, an all-time record in @ibjjf…”

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The Comeback: Conor Time > Brazil Time, Holm vs. Tate, UFC 197's prelims

In a sport that never stops moving, even MMA junkies can struggle to keep up with all the latest news. If you missed any of Wednesday’s biggest headlines, catch up with “The Comeback.”

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JRE #749 - Carlos Condit & Erwan Le Corre

JRE #749 - Carlos Condit & Erwan Le Corre

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UFC 196 Free Fight: Cain Velasquez vs Fabricio Werdum

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum went to "Vai Cavalo" the first time around, as Werdum submitted Velasquez in the third round at UFC 188 to earn the undisputed heavyweight title.

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InvictaFights on Twitter

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45 McGregor wants welterweight championship by the end of 2016 | MMA Latest News & Fights Videos l UFC Fighting Videos

“I am an active champion, I will fight in many weight divisions. I like the sound of the 170-pound title, I’ve got to be honest with you. I feel I can take down them three gold belts, so, and I feel like I can do it by the year’s end.”

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Joe Rogan on Instagram: “Great time on the podcast today with @carlos_condit and @erwanlecorre”

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Chris Leben with Kama Salida playing Specials -Little Bitch

Chris Leben playing harmonica with Kama Salida. Specials Little Bitch cover JT on guitar. Open mic night Iron Horse Ranch Training Camp, Campo, CA. Michael Byrd friends and family.

48 New Jersey Devils on Twitter

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Submission Radio on Twitter

SB Nation's Submission Radio is Australia's biggest weekly MMA show. All episodes & interviews are available on Stitcher, iTunes, Soundcloud, Tune In & Youtube.

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Joe Bachman on Twitter

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51 Wanderlei Silva's Official Website
52 Joe Rogan
53 McGregor Calls Himself El Chapo Then Bashes RDA HARD! 'Brazil Hates You, Loves Me' - ENT Imports
54 Former M-1 Challenge heavyweight champ Marcin Tybura signs deal with UFC
55 Video: Ronda Rousey throws 'SNL' cast member Beck Bennett before Saturday's show
56 The 8 Deadly Sins Of Training
57 Diego Sanchez on Instagram: “It's on!”
58 Crooklyn’s Corner Daily News
59 Three Amigos Podcast Daily News
60 GRACIEMAG | English Edition | on Instagram: “2016 EUROPEAN: Welcome to day 2.| Blue belts and purple belts on the mats throughout the day.| The highlight of this Thursday should be the…”
61 MMAFighting.com on Instagram: “💥🔥 @rdosanjosmma and "El Chapo" @thenotoriousmma squaring off at the #ufc197 press conference”