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Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight veteran Cub Swanson thought his days competing in the Octagon were over.

Tyron Woodley Explains Floyd Mayweather's Route to UFC Success |

Tyron Woodley recently spoke at length about how he could prepare Floyd Mayweather for a successful trip to the UFC Octagon.

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It’s safe to say Benson Henderson’s Bellator MMA run hasn’t gone as planned.

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#themmahour question of the week: Excluding the UFC, which promotion are you most into these days? (I can only offer 4 options, so if you’d like to vote for ACB, LFA, BAMMA, Rizin, Combate or any other, please do below.)

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UFC returns to Hamburg for Sunday event on July 22; trio of fighters targeted for German card

“Our German fans have proven, time and time again, that MMA is a sport they love,” UFC Senior Vice President International and Content David Shaw stated. “After such a successful event in 2016, we look forward to revisiting a city that welcomed us, and our athletes, in 2016 and we intend to deliver an even bigger and better event for the fans on July 22.”

Sarah Kaufman, Jessica-Rose Clark Paid by Battlefield FC More Than 1 Year After Fight

Here's a #throwback to the time @missjessyjess and I fought in Korea and got PAID A YEAR AFTER! Today is the day @battlefield_f_c made right on our contracts and paid both jessy and myself. While still professionally unacceptable, I am very happy they have worked hard to make right on the situation. #betterlatethannever

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Michael Bisping 'definitely interested' in UFC-Liverpool for retirement fight, awaits opponent

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping (30-9 MMA, 20-9 UFC) has played it cool up until this point, but with two months to go until UFC-Liverpool, he’s putting his chips on the table.

'Biggest name in MMA' Floyd Mayweather says 50-50 chance of cage fight by end of 2018

“Fighting is not nothing new for me,” he said. “Fighting barefoot is something new, but fighting is nothing new for me. The thing is this — (say I’m) fighting a guy that has some unbelievable jiu-jitsu skills, unbelievable wrestling skills, but the thing is this: His chances of getting to me, I mean, the percentage of his chances getting to me to lock up with me, he has to come in first. But he may lock up with me, and he may get wrapped up in certain ways. You don’t know how things could play out or how things could happen.

8 Well, Ronda Rousey and Mike Golic, that was painfully awkward

Despite her previous comments, Rousey is and almost certainly will continue to be asked about her MMA past and what the future could hold. Those questions better be clear and concise, though, or Rousey isn’t likely to take it very well.

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Anthony Pettis: CM Punk One of the Hardest Workers at Roufusport

When Phil Brooks -- better known as “CM Punk” – inked a deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in December 2014, fight fans were left scratching their head as to why he decided to leave a multi-million dollar contract with World Wrestling Entertainment to enter the Octagon as an untested mixed martial artist at the ripe old age of 36. Many believed it was a publicity stunt, although Punk assured fans he was serious in his attempt at making it as a fighter. After numerous delays due to injury, Punk finally made his debut on Sept. 10, 2016 against the talented young up and comer Micky Gall, who exposed Punk’s many weaknesses and inexperience in the complex and brutal world of MMA. Punk lost the bout at 2:14 of the opening frame via rear-naked choke. One of Punk’s teammates at Roufusport is former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis . Pettis recently appeared on The MMA Hour and discussed Punk’s progression since his first bout and why he thinks he’ll have better success in his next outing. “I see him every day, man.

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Frankie Edgar responds to concerns about quick turnaround following KO loss |

“I was pretty with it,” he said. “I recall the knockout because I didn’t get turned off or anything. Even when I was going down, I knew I had a short time. In my head I was saying, ‘Alright, short time, short time. Let’s try to get through this.’ But obviously he was able to capitalize on it with that uppercut. And even when I fell, as soon as the ref came over me, I said I was good, and maybe I wasn’t — I’m not really complaining about the stoppage, I can see why he stopped it — but I was with it. As soon as he stopped it, I said, ‘I’m good! I’m good!’ I was trying to argue. Obviously I needed a little help [to stand up], but I wasn’t all the way out. I didn’t even have a headache afterwards that night at the hotel or anything.”

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gives Weight Cut Update Ahead of UFC 223 Title Rematch vs. Namajunas

It looks like Joanna Jedrzejczyk is well on track to making weight for her strawweight title rematch against Rose Namajunas at UFC 223 . The former champion announced via Instagram on Wednesday that she currently weighs 122.5 pounds – less than eight pounds away from her contracted mark of 115 pounds. “If you want something done right…You have to do it yourself,” she wrote. Jedrzejczyk fell to Namajunas via first-round technical knockout at UFC 217 in one of 2017’s biggest upsets. The Polish star later attributed her performance to cutting 15 pounds in 14 hours ahead of the November title bout. As a result, Jedrzejczyk parted ways with her nutrition team , Perfecting Athletes. “It was an accident what happened,” Jedrzejczyk said then. “I know that I should have won the match, and I know that I could have won the match. ... The people that I was working with led me to a critical state. “I told my doctor I need to do whatever to weigh 115. I don't care if I have to be in a tub with whatever temperature. It gets harder and harder as you get older to cut weight.

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Sean Grande to Make ‘One Night Only’ Return for Broadcast Duties at Bellator 196

Former Bellator MMA commentator Sean Grande will return to work for the California-based promotion for “one night only” next month. Grande announced via Twitter that he will call the Bellator 196 card on April 6 as a one-time gig. It is currently unclear who else will share the broadcast booth with Grande. “Happy to report my return to Bellator and MMA for one night only April 6,” Grande wrote. “There were so many reasons to do it, but here is the biggest. My main event fee is going to my friend Manny Rodriguez. If you enjoy the show, and can give a little, thank you.” Rodriguez, a former fighter and Bellator’s Spanish language broadcaster, is dealing with heart complications triggered by a pulmonary embolism. Those interested in donating to help Rodriguez can find more information here . Grande and Bellator parted ways last year after the organization elected to hire veteran announcers Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo. Grande, who works as a play-by-play announcer for Boston Celtics radio broadcasts, last worked for the organization at Bellator 179 in May 2017.

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The Bottom Line: Winners Dictate Narratives -- The examples of Georges St. Pierre and Ronda Rousey underscore why the Rose Namajunas-Joanna Jedrzejczyk rematch at #UFC223 is such an important fight for both women, writes @ToddMartinMMA .

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Demotivating Factors: The roaring success of the UFC as a business starts to look less impressive and more nefarious once you realize it has been built on the back of exploitative pay structure, writes @TombstoneStint .

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Not Fooled by the Hype: Italian prospect Marvin Vettori refuses to buy into the publicity surrounding forthcoming UFC on Fox 29 opponent Israel Adesanya.  via @Tudor_leo

Floyd Mayweather claims there's a 50-50 chance he'll compete in "very brutal" MMA this year |

“I started training already,” Mayweather told (h/t MMAFighting ). “Not the physical part, just the endurance part. I’m thinking about fighting in MMA. I’ve thought about it. I started training in Miami. I look forward to fighting probably at the end of the year. We don’t know. Right now it’s 50/50, it’s not 100 percent but I’ve already started training. . . I really don’t know yet but I’m very, very interested. We’ll just see. Everything takes time. Everything takes time.”

Prospect Paddy Pimblett Inks New Deal with Cage Warriors, Set to Return Sept. 1 in Liverpool

Paddy Pimblett won’t be UFC bound in time to make the Las Vegas-based promotion’s Liverpool card on May 27, but he will be competing in the English city later this year. Cage Warriors announced on Saturday that it has re-signed its former featherweight champion to a multi-fight deal, and “Paddy the Baddy” will return to action on Sept. 1 in Liverpool at the Echo Arena. Per a release from the European promotion: “Despite plenty calling for Pimblett to feature on the UFC’s newly-announced Liverpool date, ‘The Baddy’ remains determined to carry out his mission to reclaim a Cage Warriors world title by signing a new deal with [President Graham] Boylan’s promotion. Whether or not his [Cage Warriors 96] appearance will be a challenge for a title is yet to be confirmed, but one thing is for certain: Pimblett will return to the Echo Arena on September 1st at the top of the bill.” The 23-year-old Pimblett has won 11 of his last 12 bouts, including a flying triangle submission of Alexis Savvidis in his most recent outing at Cage Warriors 90 on Feb.

UFC’s Jon Anik Discusses How he Treats Every Event Like it’s His Last

Ultimate Fighting Championship lead commentator Jon Anik has talked about his mindset going into each event and how he treats every production like it’s his last. The 39 year-old joined the UFC in 2011 as lead commentator on non-pay-per-view events and spent the next six years playing understudy to the much more experienced Mike Goldberg. In July 2016, the UFC was sold to a group led by WME–IMG for a rumoured $4.2 billion. As is the norm with new owners, they started making their own changes and in 2017 announced they were parting ways with Goldberg, who had over a decade of experience with the company. This decision left Anik as the lead play-by-play commentator. What happened to Goldberg highlighted the harsh reality of show business and how quickly things can change in something as volatile as the UFC. Anik recently talked with on his mindset as a commentator and acknowledged he, too, could be let go next without reason: “I think that it aids performance. I treat every show like it could be my last.” As the lead play-by-play commentator, Anik has his hands full not only making sure his commentary is on point, but to ensure he creates chemistry with the many talented co-commentators he is paired with.

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UFC's Amanda Lemos accepts two-year suspension from USADA for banned steroid

Lemos’ suspension is retroactive to the date of her test, meaning she’ll be eligible to fight again on Nov. 8, 2019. The two-year suspension is the standard term for first-time offenders who are found with a non-specified substance under the UFC anti-doping program.

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2649 with Angelo Reyes, Mohammed Usman, Jamall Emmers

MMA striking coach Reyes, who is currently preparing Frank Mir for his heavyweight tournament fight with Fedor Emelianenko on April 28 at Bellator 198, co-hosted the entire episode in studio. Victory FC heavyweight Usman, the brother of UFC welterweight Kamaru Usman, called into the show to talk about his upcoming fight on April 14 at Victory FC 60. LFA featherweight Emmers, who is coming off an impressive knockout victory over Guilherme Faria at LFA 36 this past weekend, called in to talk about his experience and what’s next.

Bellator 197's Devon Brock already beat a Gracie; how about 'Baby Slice' next?

Brock is fine with the idea of being the guy who picks off members of a famous family tree. You can’t get much better for exposure as a young fighter, and your stock surges if you can win.

UFC Chile headliners Kamaru Usman, Santiago Ponzinibbio face off for first time

UFC Fight Night 128, which will take place May 19 at Movistar Arena in Santiago and airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass, features a welterweight main event between streaking contenders Usman (12-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) and Ponzinibbio (26-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC).

Frankie Edgar clarifies no head shots in sparring ahead of UFC Fight Night 128

“I always listen to what my coaches say, and (my manager) Ali (Abdelaziz) and my wife and my teammates, my friends. I kinda hear everybody out, but ultimately it’s definitely my decision,” Edgar said. “As long as I have their support — if they said don’t take this fight, I still probably would’ve taken it, but it’s good to have their support, and I felt I had that.

If Georges St-Pierre returns to UFC, who will he fight? A breakdown of his top options

Similar to Chael Sonnen’s approach toward his first fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 117, is Askren’s opportunity here. Askren, the two-time NCAA Division I national-champion wrestler, may not have the most appealing style to the casual fan, but the undefeated fighter does have the unabashed confidence to market this match with his intentions to spoil St-Pierre’s party in front of his home country – something that I see selling plenty.

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Dominated? He won 3 rds to 2. He lost 2 rounds to a guy that everyone was saying Eddie only beat because RDA couldn’t make 155 anymore. I personally think that’s bullshit. Eddie beat his ass because Eddie is a stud, but people can’t have it both ways.

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Ronda Rousey Still Thinks She Can Beat Floyd Mayweather In The UFC? - MMA Imports

When Ronda Rousey was at the height of her dominant UFC run, fight fans and pundits all predicted she could beat Floyd Mayweather, should he ever cross over into the UFC.

Video: Ronda Rousey Annoyed by Question About MMA Return, Gives Snarky Response

A word of advice to journalists: If you’re going to ask Ronda Rousey about a potential mixed martial arts return, it’s best to do it as clearly as possible. Mike Golic learned that the hard way during an interview with the former UFC champion on ESPN’s “Golic and Wingo” show on Tuesday. Things got a bit awkward when Golic posed a follow-up question after Rousey denied saying she would never fight again. A full transcription of the exchange is as follows: Golic: Let’s go back and start with when you knew from the MMA, when you were done there. When you knew in your mind, “I’m not going to fight anymore?” Rousey: I never said that. Golic: Ah, so there is a possibility that you could go back, in time? Rousey: There’s a possibility that I could go back in time? That’s your question to me? Golic: Go back in time and fight. Go back in the Octagon. Rousey: I do not have the ability to go back in time, no. Golic: Would you fight again? Rousey: I don’t know. While Golic probably could have phrased his question better, it’s still relatively clear that when he says “in time” he means eventually.

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Lyoto Machida Honored To Be Vitor Belfort's Last Opponent |

Belfort began his fighting career in 1996. He won the UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament at 19-years old. Now 40, Belfort’s closing the book on his legendary career. He’s fought the who’s who of the 205-pound and 185-pound divisions and will face another former champion in the UFC 224 co-main event.

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Before UFC 223, watch Khabib Nurmagomedov's first UFC knockout win

Khabib Nurmagomedov is undefeated in his six-year UFC tenure, and this was the fight that earned him his first knockout win in the promotion.

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