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Bellator 199 Weigh-in Results & Video: Ryan Bader Tips the Scale at 225 Pounds |

Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader tipped the scale at 225 pounds for his Bellator 199 headlining bout with King Mo Lawal.

Video: Watch today's Bellator 199 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie

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Preview: UFC 224 ‘Nunes vs. Pennington’ - Nunes vs. Pennington

After a two-week hiatus from the Ultimate Fighting Championship, UFC 224 goes down this Saturday, May 12, 2018, from the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

UFC 224 Weigh-in Results: Mackenzie Dern Misses Weight by Seven Pounds

If Amanda Nunes plans to further consolidate power atop the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight division, she will have to go through Raquel Pennington.

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Watch the UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington Weigh-in Live at 4 PM ET |

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UFC 224 Group Robbed at Gunpoint Friday Morning Before Weigh-ins

Sucker Punch Entertainment’s Brian Butler-Au and several unidentified Ultimate Fighting Championship employees were robbed at gunpoint Friday in UFC 224 host city Rio de Janeiro, according to Dana White.

Take Notes: One Championship’s Lesson in Accessibility

In the past week, two of the top names in mixed martial arts made big announcements about their content distribution. As was rumored in the past several weeks, The Ultimate Fighting Championship confirmed that ESPN’s new ESPN+ platform would serve as a broadcast partner for at least 15 events in a multi-year deal worth $150 million per year. This would leave room a second broadcasting partner -- Fox is likely to sign a new deal -- to distribute additional content.

Brazilians Take Center Stage In Rio: UFC 224 Embedded |

On Episode 5 of UFC 224 Embedded, the Brazilians on the card shine for the cameras, as Vitor Belfort, Lyoto Machida, Jacare Souza and Amanda Nunes do interviews

Lyoto Machida Delivers Head-Kick KO on Mark Munoz in the UFC Knockout of the Week |

Back in 2013, former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida made his middleweight debut and delivered a head-kick knockout against Mark Munoz.

Watch Amanda Nunes Destroy Ronda Rousey (UFC 224 Free Fight) |

Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defended her belt and took down one of the biggest names in UFC history when she finished Ronda Rousey at UFC 207.

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RIO DE JANEIRO – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC 224 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 8 a.m. ET (5 a.m. PT).

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The UFC has cut Yair Rodriguez for refusing to fight Zabit Magomedsharipov. This is the first time a Mexican won’t do a job that nobody else wants to do.

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Here's why Dustin Poirier – despite Eddie Alvarez's tweet – isn't on board for rematch in Calgary

Amanda Cooper calls Mackenzie Dern 'disgrace to all professionals' after botched UFC 224 weigh-in

Cooper (3-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has had plenty to say ahead of what’s now a catchweight fight against Dern (6-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 224, which takes place at Jeunesse Arena and airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and UFC Fight Pass. She hasn’t been reluctant to question her opponent leading up to the fight, and that didn’t stop after the weigh-in incident.

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Kelvin Gastelum thinks if he knocks out Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza in the first round at #UFC224 , they might as well tee him up the next middleweight title shot.

Kelvin Gastelum Confident a Title Shot Looms if He Can Knock ‘Jacare’ Out at UFC 224

UFC 224 available for order on Amazon Prime (Prime Video PPV) Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight contenders Kelvin Gastelum and Ronaldo Souza meet this weekend at UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, with the winner of the fight likely to be given a title fight against the winner of Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero , who square off in July at UFC 225 . Gastelum put on a clinical performance in his last fight, when he knocked out former middleweight champion Michael Bisping in the first round at UFC Shanghai in November. It was a much-needed victory for Gastelum, who was coming off a submission loss to Chris Weidman . However, with Weidman on the sidelines indefinitely due to a lingering thumb injury, it seems to be the perfect time for Gastelum to showcase himself as a legitimate challenger to the title. He’ll have his hands full this weekend with the grappling ace Souza standing in his way. Gastelum recently talked to about what he needs to do on Saturday to earn himself a shot at the title: “I feel like I need to beat him and make a statement.

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Amanda Nunes (135lbs) and Raquel Pennington (135lbs) have both made weight. The #UFC224 main event for the bantamweight championship is officially on.

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She has to hit 116. I'm sure it's possible but even if she can't do it, she should've gotten as close as possible because some commissions won't allow a fight to happen if the difference in weight is too much. Hopefully someone told Cooper to stop cutting weight

UFC 224 Weigh-in Results: Nunes vs. Pennington Set, but Mackenzie Dern 7 Pounds Over |

One fighter that wasn’t even close to making weight was Mackenzie Dern, who, in only her second UFC bout, was slated to be featured in the middle of the UFC 224 main card on pay-per-view. She, however, stepped on the scale at 123 pounds for her bout with Amanda Cooper. Their fight was to be contested at strawweight, which has an upper limit of 116 pounds for a non-title fight, putting Dern at seven pounds beyond the allowed mark. Cooper was on weight for the fight at 116 pounds. 


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UFC 224 weigh-in results and live video stream (8 a.m. ET)

RIO DE JANEIRO – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC 224 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 8 a.m. ET (5 a.m. PT).

Knockout Artist Volkan Oezdemir has a Message for Former Champ ‘Shogun’ Rua

Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight contenders Volkan Oezdemir and Mauricio Rua are set to do battle in main event of UFC Fight Night 134 on July 22, which takes place inside the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. The event marks the first time Oezdemir will be part of the headlining act and has previously talked about his excitement to get to fight one of his idols in Rua. “No Time” went into his last fight with current champion Daniel Cormier riding a five-fight winning streak, including consecutive knockouts in under a minute. Cormier dominated Oezdemir, eventually winning by TKO in the second round. Oezdemir (15-2) however posted a warning shot to Rua on Instagram, claiming he would be knocking him out in a respectful way. @shogunoficial I’m going to knock you out on July 22nd! Not because I want to but because I have to! #NoTime #withallmyrespect #UFCHamburg A post shared by Volkan Oezdemir (@volkan_oezdemir) on May 7, 2018 at 12:12pm PDT Rua (25-10) has been fairly inactive recently, only fighting once a year since 2014.

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Bellator 199 ceremonial weigh-ins video, gallery: Ryan Bader, 'King Mo' ready to go

Bellator light heavyweight champion Bader (24-5 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) and Lawal (21-6 MMA, 10-5 BMMA) will meet Saturday in the main event of Bellator 199, which takes place at SAP Center and airs on Paramount following prelims on MMAjunkie. The winner will continue his question for heavyweight gold and move on to the semifinals of the tournament against Matt Mitrione.

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Here at @SAPCenter for #Bellator199 ceremonial weigh-ins, which you can watch at the top of the hour on @MMAjunkie .

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And the #UFC224 main event title fight is official. Both bantamweight champ @Amanda_Leoa and challenger @RockyPMMA are on weight …

Yair Rodriguez Released from the UFC |

“The guy’s off a year, rejects a fight with Lamas and then doesn’t want to fight a guy below him in the rankings? He can go somewhere else. We have no use for him,” White said.

Mackenzie Dern Refuses to Let Hype or Expectations Get To Her |

“I think if you let the critics get to you or even the compliments — they tell you to only look at the good things but even the good things, I can’t let that go to my head,” Dern said when speaking to MMAWeekly ahead of UFC 224. “I need to keep my feet always on the ground. I just try to listen to the people in my close, close circle. It’s crazy how just from my first to my seventh fight, I made my circle very tight that’s around me. I think that’s what’s going to take me all the way to the title fight and help me keep evolving as a fighter, as a person, to keep me on the right track, to keep the circle of people around me very small.

Watch An Emotionless Mackenzie Dern Hit The Scales, Drastically Miss Weight Ahead Of UFC 224 - MMA Imports

As part of this week’s UFC 224 festivities, fighters from tomorrow’s big event in Rio just hit the official weigh in scales to make their bouts official.

Ex-UFC champ Lyoto Machida explains ties to Vitor Belfort in advance of showdown

“Vinicio is one of my oldest friends,” he said. “We trained together in karate; we were together on a Brazilian team for karate competition. He went to train with Belfort a couple of times, but he quit that. After a while, I invited him to help me. It has nothing to do with Vitor Belfort.”

Nate Diaz Claims Georges St-Pierre Was on Steroids When He Fought Nick Diaz |

“GSP cheated when he fought my brothers he was on steroids [sic],” Diaz wrote. “He was overweight and they let him because we were in Montreal and his boy gave Nick a bad iv. Now they selling u wolf tickets on me GSP you can clear that s–t up or fight yourself cheater [sic].”

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The #Bellator199 main event is official for Saturday in San Jose. Who are you picking to move on in the heavyweight tournament: "King Mo" Lawal, or light heavyweight champ Ryan Bader?

Yoshitaka Naito Feels This is His Final Chance to Reclaim ONE Championship Belt from Alex Silva |

The decision by ONE Championship to arrange an immediate rematch raised a few eyebrows. It also put Naito’s back firmly against the wall. If he goes 0-2 against Silva, there will be no appetite for a third fight, and the Japanese fighter feels this is his final chance.

Tito Ortiz announces he's coming out of retirement for Chuck Liddell trilogy

I want to give the fans the fight they have been waiting for #TitovsChuck3 #Redemption thanks to @primetime360esm with @get_repost Tito Ortiz is officially out of a year long retirement. While on @BitetheMic with @MikeTyson and @Tattootheone Tito was asked if he was going to fight @chuckliddell -Tito replied why doesn’t @OscarDeLaHoya @GoldenBoyBoxing get into #MMA and promote the fight. Oscar should promote it and give the fans what they want Tito Ortiz vs Chuck Liddell 3. @primetime360esm #goldenboymma #moneyfight #megafight #badblood #titovchuck3 #4thefans #Mexico #USA #Brazil #Canada #Japan #UK #Australia #Africa #China #Europe #Germany #Russia #ufc @espn @foxsports @sportscenter @cbssports @sportscenter @sportsillustrated

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She's got damn good reason to be mad. Dern is a big name but it's a complete joke that she's a paid professional fighter who missed weight by almost enough to be in the weight class ABOVE!!

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Yair Rodriguez got his official release letter from the UFC earlier today, sources confirm. He is now free to negotiate with any promoter. He has multiple suitors already, I’m told.

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T-Wood thinks Mackenzie Dern's win bonus should also be forfeited for missing weight by seven pounds.

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Why aren't the fights live on the west coast? I can never watch because I already know who won by the time the fights start!

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Entering Thailand Alistair brings his family and team around preparing for UFC 225. Enjoy!

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When virtue signaling goes horribly. Bat shit crazy alt-left “journalist” comparing 5 figure fighters to 7, 8, and 9 figure fighters. Haha, what a phony

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The 10th anniversary of the World MMA Awards will take place Tuesday, 3 July, at The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas. Tickets are now on sale via Ticketmaster. Online voting for nominees begins on Monday, 14th May, via  #MMA #UFC #Bellator #ONEFC #PFLmma

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