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UFC 209 weigh-in video live now

Watch UFC 209 weigh-in video to see all the UFC 209 fighters try to make weight Friday.

Bellator 174 results and video: Budd wins, Coenen retires

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 174 including Julia Budd stopping Marloes Coenen to win the inaugural women’s featherweight title.

Video: UFC 209 ‘Embedded’ Episode 4

On Episode 4 of UFC 209 “Embedded,” Khabib Nurmagomedov breaks bread with Mike Tyson.

UFC 209 weigh-in video live now

Watch UFC 209 weigh-in video to see all the UFC 209 fighters try to make weight Friday.

Bellator 174 Results: Coenen vs. Budd

Follow Bellator 174 results for the Coenen vs. Budd event Friday night.

Report: Khabib hospitalized hours before UFC 209 weigh-ins

The UFC 209 co-main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson may be in jeopardy.

Highlight Video (2017): Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin

Watch career highlights from Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, who takes on Daniel Jacobs Saturday, March 18 live on HBO Boxing pay-per-view at 9 p.m. ET.

Alistair Overeem Responds to Mark Hunt's Cheating Allegations (Video) | MMAWeekly.com

Mark Hunt hasn't been quiet about whom he accuses of being a cheater, using performance-enhancing substances, including his UFC 209 opponent Alistair Overeem.

Craig discusses wearing a kilt, leaving school job

At UFC 209 media day, Paul Craig discusses wearing a kilt to talk to reporters and taking a sabbatical from his job at a school.

UFC 209 weigh-in video live now

Watch UFC 209 weigh-in video to see all the UFC 209 fighters try to make weight Friday.

UFC 209 weigh-in video live now

Watch UFC 209 weigh-in video to see all the UFC 209 fighters try to make weight Friday.

Ferguson says lower pay led to declining Johnson fight

Michael Johnson took to Twitter to say that Tony Ferguson turned down a last-minute fight with him, so Ferguson responded to him with an explanation.

Demetrious Johnson campaigns to tie history on FOX in April

Demetrious Johnson is itching to fight again.

UFC 209 weigh-in video live now

Watch UFC 209 weigh-in video to see all the UFC 209 fighters try to make weight Friday.

Bellator 174 Results: Coenen vs. Budd

Follow Bellator 174 results for the Coenen vs. Budd event Friday night.

UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2 Early Weigh-in Video & Results | MMAWeekly.com

Watch the LIVE UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2 early, official weigh-ins, streaming live, Friday at 12 pm ET / 9 am PT.

UFC 209 weigh-in video live now

Watch UFC 209 weigh-in video to see all the UFC 209 fighters try to make weight Friday.

UFC 209: Woodley and Thompson trade barbs in heated interview

UFC 209 headliners Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson go at it in a pre-fight interview.

Jake Ellenberger vs. Mike Perry set for UFC Nashville

A pair of welterweights capable of fireworks will throw down.

Bellator 174: Coenen vs. Budd Weigh-in Replay; Two Bouts Scratched | MMAWeekly.com

The fighters competing on the Bellator 174: Coenen vs. Budd fight card on Friday weighed in Thursday in Thackerville, Okla.

UFC 209 Embedded: ‘Back into the jungle’

In the latest episode of UFC 209 Embedded, Georges St-Pierre makes an appearance and Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson have a heated staredown.

Evans talks first weight cut down to 185 pounds

At UFC 209 media day, Rashad Evans talks his first weight cut to middleweight and seeing aliens with Georges St-Pierre.

World MMA Awards 2017 Results

Follow World MMA Awards 2017 results to see who won Thursday night in Las Vegas.

UFC 209: Vannata-Teymur now co-main, Cooper-Calvillo bumped to PPV

The UFC 209 bout order has been reshuffled following the cancellation of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson.

GSP BLASTS BACK! ‘You need to shut up, Bisping! Are you still drunk?’

https://youtu.be/QQ5DQ7eXSgc?t=33m38s "I think you should shut up. You're embarrassing yourself, right now. Are you still drunk right now? Are you still drun

New Co-Main Event Fighters Nearly Scuffle At Weigh-Ins, Security Forced To Step In — REPLAY!

https://youtu.be/hw1Ric_Yafo?t=16m39s With Khabib's sudden illness and Tony's unwillingness to fight a replacement, the new UFC 209 co-main event features th

Watch Today’s UFC 209 Weigh-Ins Ceremony LIVE! Right Here! [7:00 PM EST]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hw1Ric_Yafo Despite all the drama surrounding the co-main event of the evening, Ultimate Fighting Championship officials and

Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson canceled day before UFC 209

The interim lightweight championship between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson has been canceled.

Tyron Woodley: the one you don’t see coming

Bloody Elbow’s Connor Ruebusch explores the personality and fighting style of UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley ahead of his rematch with Stephen Thompson at UFC 209.

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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Khabib Nurmagomedov taken to hospital, fight with Tony Ferguson canceled at UFC 209 | FOX Sports

Undefeated Russian fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center on Thursday evening due to weight cutting issues and was deemed medically ineligible to fight.

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Georges St. Pierre to Meet Michael Bisping for Middleweight Title in UFC Return

Georges St. Pierre has an opponent for his long-awaited Octagon return, even if the date is still to be determined. UFC President Dana White announced on Wednesday during an appearance ESPN’s SportsCenter that St. Pierre will face middleweight champion Michael Bisping at some point in 2017. Bisping’s title will be on the line when they meet ( online sportsbooks ). “We haven’t set a date yet, but that’s the fight,” White said. “He has to be tested by USADA for the next three months. There’s a lot of things that have to happen for Georges to come back, and then we’ll pick a date.” St. Pierre will return to action for the first time since he defeated Johny Hendricks via split decision at UFC 167 on Nov. 16, 2013. Shortly thereafter, “Rush” vacated his welterweight belt and announced that he was taking an indefinite of absence from the sport. St. Pierre first expressed interest in making a return this past summer, but he and the Las Vegas-promotion were only recently able to come to terms on a new contract. “He wanted to take a break.

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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Emerging from the Shadows

Julia Budd has beaten reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s featherweight titleholder Germaine de Randamie while losing only to Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes . Despite her credentials and stellar 9-2 record, she has spent much of her mixed martial arts career toiling in the shadows. Budd has not lost since she submitted to a Rousey armbar in November 2011. During her subsequent ascent in Invicta Fighting Championships and Bellator MMA , the Lance Gibson protégé has pieced together a seven-fight winning streak that includes victories over Charmaine Tweet and Arlene Blencowe . Now, Budd finds herself on the marquee for a historic event, as she squares off with former Strikeforce champion Marloes Coenen in the Bellator 174 headliner on Friday at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. It marks the first time women have met in a Bellator main event. That they will do so with the inaugural Bellator women’s featherweight championship on the line leaves Budd honored and humbled. “I am so excited,” she told Sherdog.

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Instagram post by Diego Sanchez • Mar 4, 2017 at 12:46am UTC

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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Bellator 174 - Coenen vs. Budd

By: Mike Sloan The Winstar Casino down in Thackerville, Oklahoma, will be the site of arguably the most historic night in Bellator MMA ’s history.

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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Who Ya Got?! Fellow fighters predict Tyron Woodley-Stephen Thompson rematch at UFC 209

But who the oddsmakers like and who actual UFC fighters like can sometimes be a different thing. Ahead of UFC 209, which takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a main card on pay-per-view following preliminary bouts on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass, check out the video above to see who some notable UFC fighters are picking in the main event.

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UFC 209 Media Day Face-Off Pictures - UFC 209 Face-off Pictures

Derrick Lewis Pounds Out Travis Browne in Second Round of UFC Fight...

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Ellenberger vs. Perry, Barberena vs. Proctor Added to UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville

The lineup for UFC Fight Night 108 continues to grow, as a pair of bouts were recently revealed for the April 22 event in Nashville. The Los Angeles Daily News confirmed a welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Mike Perry , while the promotion announced a lightweight scrap pitting Bryan Barberena against Joe Proctor . UFC Fight Night 108 takes place at Bridgestone Arena and is headlined by a featherweight tilt between Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov . Ellenberger, 31, has won just twice in his last eight Octagon appearances and is coming off a first-round technical knockout defeat at the hands of Jorge Masvidal at “The Ultimate Fighter 24” finale on Dec. 3. After winning his first nine professional bouts, including two in the Las Vegas-based promotion, Perry tasted defeat for the first time at UFC on Fox 22, dropping a unanimous decision to Alan Jouban . Barberena had a two-bout winning streak snapped at UFC on Fox 22, as he lost a unanimous verdict against Colby Covington . Proctor, meanwhile, returns to action after not competing at all in 2016.

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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Francis Ngannou holds open workout and media scrum ahead of UFC 209

Mike Swick is an original AKA (American Kickboxing Academy) team member and appeared on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter. He is the CEO and founder of AKA Thailand: one of the largest destination fight gyms in the world, that regularly caters to some of the biggest names in combat sports. AKA Thailand opened in 2014 on the tropical island of Phuket, Thailand. After competing in MMA for over 20 years, Mike retired from an 11 year UFC career in 2015. In December 2016, Mike relaunched MikeSwick.com, this time with the focus on fight news, media and unique content. Mike's goal is to build the most comprehensive and multifaceted fight enthusiast site on the web, using his relationships with both fighters and MMA industry authorities to bring the fans closer than ever to the fighters and the sport. MikeSwick.com is a media and quality content driven site that will constantly be evolving and expanding to provide the best and most unique user experience.*

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Bellator 174 results: Julia Budd wins featherweight title vs. Marloes Coenen, who retires

Looked like it, too, as Wren (13-2, 3-0 BMMA) showed off an array of skills. First, it was an impressive side throw to get Pizzolato (9-7, 0-1 BMMA) to the ground. Then it was a near-successful D’Arce choke that Wren transitioned to some serious ground and pound.

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Lion Fight 35 Weigh-in Results: Jo Nattawut, Kengsiam Nor Sripueng on Point

Lion Fight, North America’s leading muay Thai promotion, returns with another night of action Friday inside Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, R.I. The event will be televised live on AXS TV beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, with the fireworks culminating with “Smokin” Jo Nattawut defending his super welterweight title against Kengsiam Nor Sripueng. At Thursday’s weigh-ins, both men came in at or under the 154-pound limit, greenlighting their title tilt. Nor Sripueng was the first to step onto the scale and the Thai veteran came in at 153 pounds. Nattawut, meanwhile, looked as vicious as ever; the champ tipped the scale at 154 pounds on the dot. The original co-main event between defending lightweight champ Antonina Shevchenko, the older sister of UFC featherweight contender Valentina Shevchenko , and Magali Foroni was scrapped. Foroni failed to get the necessary medicals in time for the weigh-ins and was pulled from the card, according to a Lion Fight official. Lion Fight 35 Weigh-in Results: Jo Nattawut (154) vs. Kengsiam Nor Sripueng (153) Amadeu Cristiano (155) vs.

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MMAjunkie on Twitter

Watch #UFC209 headliners Tyron Woodley​ and Stephen Thompson​ hit the scale. Full weigh-in results here: http://wp.me/p3WzJ0-Z9m  pic.twitter.com/qTTMAPKUi9

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Paul Craig: From the Classroom to the Octagon

Up until he signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2016, Paul Craig had been balancing his full-time job as a high school teacher with his fighting career ( current odds ). When he had to start taking Fridays off to weigh in for his fights in the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts , a banner under which he claimed the light heavyweight championship, it put a strain on his teaching schedule. So it came as no surprise when his request to take two weeks off to acclimate to the Las Vegas sun for UFC 209 was denied. The Scot has always taken pride in his work with children and genuinely enjoyed teaching, but a few weeks ago, he decided that competing on the biggest mixed martial arts stage in the world had to become his primary focus. “I’ve taken a six-month sabbatical,” Craig told Sherdog.com from the foyer of the New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Sin City, “but that could turn into a year or three for all I know. I barely know what I’m doing in an hour’s time, never mind in six months.” In nine professional outings, Craig has never gone the distance and has yet to taste defeat.

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Sherdog’s Top 10: Lightweights of All-Time - Top 10

The lightweight division has oftentimes resembled a piranha-infested river. Few leave its waters without a wound or two to show for their troubles. No other weight class in mixed martial arts can match the concentration of talent present at 155 pounds. For context, take a look at the UFC 209 co-main event between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov this Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Ferguson has won nine fights in a row, and Nurmagomedov carries a perfect 24-0 record. Neither man has received a shot at the undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight crown. Historically, the 155-pound weight class has been home to a wide variety of talents, from the otherworldly skills of a prime B.J. Penn and the meat-grinder tactics of Sean Sherk to pioneers like Rumina Sato and unmatched self-promoters like Conor McGregor . The latest installment in the Sherdog Top 10 series focuses on the best lightweights of all-time: *** OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Donald Cerrone , Jens Pulver , Tatsuya Kawajiri , Josh Thomson , Michael Chandl

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Bellator 174’s Alexis Dufresne Wants Rematch with ‘Disrespectful’ Marloes Coenen

For Alexis Dufresne , it’s about respect. While the two-time UFC competitor did miss weight badly — she checked in at 150.7 pounds — for her featherweight showdown with Marloes Coenen at Bellator 155 last May, she also took the fight on less than two week’s notice just four months removed from giving birth to her son. That she was able to upset the former Strikeforce queen with a triangle armbar in the opening round of their encounter was not a product of tipping the scales approximately five pounds heavier than her opponent, no matter what the critics — or Coenen, might say. At least that’s how Dufresne sees it. “Here is the circumstance of how it really was: She was training for a five-round championship fight for a wrestler, a strong grappler in the exact same camp she would have trained for me. She had a full camp for a five-round fight. I had 10 days notice after having a baby and I hadn’t set foot in the gym one time,” said Dufresne, who claimed she depleted herself in the sauna in a last-ditch attempt to make weight.

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UFC on Fox 24 Update: Jeremy Stephens vs. Renato Carneiro Booked for Kansas City

Jeremy Stephens will square off against Renato Carneiro in a featherweight duel at UFC on Fox 24 . The Las Vegas-based promotion recently confirmed the pairing. UFC on Fox 24 takes place at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., on April 15 and features a strawweight clash between Michelle Waterson and Rose Namajunas . The main card will be televised on the Fox Network ( offshore sportsbooks ). Stephens split a pair of bouts during his 2016 campaign, as he outpointed ex-bantamweight champ Renan Barao at UFC Fight Night 88 in June before suffering a decision loss to former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 205 in November. “Lil Heathen” is 5-4 since moving to featherweight from 155 pounds. Carneiro enters the matchup with a 10-0-1 career mark. The Constrictor Team representative debuted in the Octagon with a second-round submission of Tom Niinimaki at UFC Fight Night 58 in December 2014 and followed that performance with a split decision triumph over Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC 198 this past May. The 27-year-old Brazilian has finished five of his triumphs by submission, while five more have gone the distance.

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MMA’s Greats of the States | Rhode Island: Eric Spicely

Mixed martial artists come from every corner of the globe, bearing a variety of styles. Sometimes, fighters are products of their environment, favoring disciplines prevalent in the country or state from which they hail. Various regions of the United States are considered factories for great fighters, though that certainly is not the case with each state. In this weekly Sherdog.com series, the spotlight will shine on the best mixed martial artist of all-time from each of the 50 states. Fighters do not necessarily need to be born in a given state to represent it; they simply need to be associated with it.

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Instagram post by Ariel Helwani • Mar 3, 2017 at 7:04am UTC

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Tyron Woodley Refuses to Comment on Georges St-Pierre's UFC Comeback (video) | MMAWeekly.com

I profited $104k previous year by freelancing online a­­n­­d I manage that by w­orking in my own time f­o­r few hrs every day. I used work opportunity I stumbled upon online and I am amazed that i made so much money on the side. It’s so beginner friendly and I am just so grateful that i found this. This is what i do… EASYURL.NET/f2265

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Report: Myles Jury returns from layoff, meets Mike De La Torre at UFC 210 in Buffalo

His UFC run has been an up-and-down one. He debuted as a lightweight with the promotion, but dropped a split decision to Mark Bocek nearly three years ago at the TUF Nations Finale. He then was submitted by Brian Ortega, but had the result flipped to a no-contest when Ortega failed a drug test. He knocked out Tiago Trator, but followed that with a TKO loss to Maximo Blanco. A bounce-back split-decision win over Yui Chul Nam in November 2015 then was met with the negative result to Pepey. Consequently, De La Torre hasn’t had a winning streak in more than three years.

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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Opinion: GSP-Bisping Does Not Suck

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. * * * In some ways, this may fail as a successful archetype column. I'm not sure this qualifies as a “hot take,” even if my opinion seems to put me in a particular MMA minority. There's a reason this column is not called “A Defense of Michael Bisping - Georges St. Pierre ” or “Bisping-GSP is Actually the Best Fight in History and You're a Moron If You Disagree.” My thesis, if simple and decidedly unflashy, is simply that St. Pierre fighting Bisping does not suck. I don't expect any MMA news item to be met with unanimous enthusiasm, especially in an online forum, or on Twitter, or on another sort of platform that by design relishes and rewards dissent, snark and so forth. After all, I saw people complaining that St. Pierre was coming back to the UFC, period; some people are never satisfied and simply like to complain. I'm also wary of misconstruing the ideas and opinions I see in my social media feeds, even if they appear to be popular stances.

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Coenen vs. Budd Prelims - MMA Live at Bellator - Bellator Livestream

The inaugural Bellator Women's Featherweight World Title will be awarded tonight when Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd square off. The action kicks off tonight with prelim fights at 7/6c and continues with the main card, live at 9/8c only on Spike and the Spike app.

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MMAFighting.com on Twitter

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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UFC 209 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – News of the latest big UFC comeback and next middleweight title fight came down this week. Today, you can watch a live video stream of the promotion’s news conference with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre on MMAjunkie beginning at 5 p.m. (…)

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BJJ fundamentals: 4 attacks from side control by @bjj_fundamentals

After passing your opponent's guard and gaining side control, you have several options, like trying for the mount, putting your knee on their stomach or seeking the finish. In BJJ, there is a wide range of attacks starting from side control. In this video, you can learn four submissions from that position: head and arm chokes, back -take and key lock. #jiujitsu #bjj #brazilianjiujitsu

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UFC 209 Open Workout Pictures - UFC 209 Open Workouts

Quick images from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 104 card:

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Radio: Jordan Breen Discusses GSP Return, Listener Calls - MMA Radio - Sherdog.com

Radio: Jordan Breen Discusses GSP Return, Listener Calls Mar 1, 2017

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#UFC209 on Twitter

@ufc How is Lobov headlining? He isn't UFC caliber at all, let alone earned the right to be in the cage with Swanson.

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#WSOF35 on Twitter

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Amber Brown Returns to 105 Pounds, Meets Ashley Cummins at Invicta FC 22

After a one-bout stint at strawweight, Amber Brown will return to 105 pounds to face Ashley Cummins at Invicta FC 22 ( offshore sportsbooks ). The all-female promotion revealed the final two fights for the completed eight-bout card on Thursday. In addition to Brown-Cummins, a featherweight clash pitting Felicia Spencer against Madison McElhaney was also announced. Invicta FC 22 takes place at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo., on March 25 and is headlined by a bantamweight title rematch between Tonya Evinger and Yana Kunitskaya . The card will stream in its entirety on UFC Fight Pass. Brown came up short in her first 115-pound foray, as she was submitted by Ashley Yoder in the second-round at Invicta FC 20. Prior to that defeat, “The Bully” tapped to an Ayaka Hamasaki armbar in the third round of their atomweight title tilt at Invicta FC 16. The FIT-NHB representative began her Invicta FC tenure with three consecutive victories. Cummins, meanwhile, has faced a murderer’s row of competition in the Invicta cage, dropping a trio of fights to UFC veterans Alexa Grasso , Emily Kagan and Joanne Calderwood in her last three promotional appearances.

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10 amazing quotes from Khabib Nurmagomedov to get you hyped for UFC 209 | FOX Sports

"I want to stay humble but I have to talk because your guy talks too much," Nurmagomedov said in broken English while addressing McGregor's fan base inside Madison Square Garden. "You know what's interesting? I understand [the] crazy power of [the] UFC PR machine. Your guy, beginning of the year he tap like chicken [to Nate Diaz at UFC 196], end of the year he fight for the title. Crazy. You know this is true, this is not trash talking. ... I want to fight with your chicken because this is No. 1 easy fight in lightweight division."

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Bilal ⴱⵉⵍⴰⵍ on Twitter

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Another Top UFC Fighter Refuses UFC’s Contract Renewal In Favor Of Free Agency

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is the pinnacle of mixed martial arts. Their roster consists of over four-hundred men and women all fighting for the same prize: The championship of their respective divisions. Some fighters are prepared to storm to the top of their weight class, but others may be at a point in their career where they have not realized their full potential. Often is the case that UFC decides to part ways with them for them to continue their journeys elsewhere.

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From ‘Nightmare’ To ‘Dream’ To… Diego Sanchez Changes His Nickname … Again

Diego Sanchez has always been, and will always be, a fan favorite whenever he steps inside the octagon due to his heart. No matter how much punishment he absorbs or energy he expends, you can never count Sanchez out of a fight. The Ultimate Fighter alumni made his way into the octagon as “The Nightmare” for his nickname, but that would only last a couple years before he made it a switch to the more positive “Dream”.

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Instagram post by Thiago "The Pitbull" Alves • Mar 3, 2017 at 2:00pm UTC

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‘UFC 209 Would Be Sold Out If I Was On It’

Fans will be packed in the T-Mobile Arena for Tyron Woodley’s second championship defense against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, which follows up an interim championship bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. The event was having some issues moving tickets last week, and Conor McGregor’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach believes he would have turned the event into a sell out if he was placed on it:

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Rutten & Ranallo by Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo on iTunes

I always like listening to Bas Rutten, but Ranallo can be VERY annoying to listen to....especially when I am listening during my morning run. Ranallo constantly interups Bas and goes into laughing fits that sound so fake AND TOO LOUD. The two of them do have a great chemistry, but I can only listen in small doses because of Ranallo, which is good because they often go weeks or months without a new podcast.

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Ronda Rousey Posts Photo from 'Blindspot' Set | MMAWeekly.com

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been largely out of the limelight since her UFC 207 loss to current titleholder Amanda Nunes in December. In February it was revealed that Rousey had landed a role in the NBC series Blindspot . “Rowdy” posted a photo on her instagram account from the set of the popular television show with actor Audrey Esparza in a car dressed in prison orange.

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UFC Fighters React To Tomorrow’s Co-Main Event Getting Scrapped

“UFC 209” suffered a major blow when it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov was medically unfit to fight on Saturday’s pay-per-view. Nurmagomedov was originally scheduled to square off with Tony Ferguson to decide the fate of the interim lightweight championship, but the fighter fell ill the night before due to weight cut complications.

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Woodley Calls Dana White A “Drama Queen” To His Face And Records It! — Must Watch!

UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley was recently labeled a “drama queen” by UFC President Dana White. Woodley put White to task for the claim and while he accepted the moniker, he wouldn’t let White go without letting him know he was a drama queen as well!

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UFC Champ Bisping Reveals Why GSP Chose Him For His Return Fight

Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White shocked the mixed martial arts community when he revealed that Georges St-Pierre would be next in line to challenge Michael Bisping for his UFC Middleweight Championship. In company full of superfights, Bisping almost seems upset and offended that St-Pierre singled him out for a return.

51 Joe Rogan Reacts To Khabib/Ferguson Cancellation
52 Bellator Loses 4 Fighters One Day Before Fight Night, Including Grove-Rhodes Headliner
53 #UFC209 on Twitter
54 Demetrious Johnson on Twitter
55 Watch the UFC 209: Top 8 Finishes and Marvel at the Destruction
56 Khabib Nurmagomedov taken to hospital, fight with Tony Ferguson canceled at UFC 209 | FOX Sports
57 UFC Releases Official Statement On Status Of Khabib Nurmagomedov
58 Khabib Enjoying Some Fast Food Prior To Fight Week
59 UFC 209 Official Weigh-Ins Results: Evans On Point For Middleweight Debut, Title Fight Scrapped Due To No Show
60 MMA Betting, Bet on UFC 209 Odds at Sports Interaction Sportsbook
61 Wonderboy Admits He Must Lose 12 Pounds In 1 Hour For Championship Fight
62 Bellator 174 official results and live video stream (7 p.m. ET)
63 #Dizz © on Twitter
64 Dana White on Twitter
65 J... on Twitter
66 Invicta FC on Twitter
67 Austin Price on Twitter