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Disrespectful MMA Fighter Tries To Bully Opponent And Gets Embarrassed

Vaso Bakocevic's fight with Anzor Azhiev at "KSW 33" is a part of his career he would like to put behind him. The day before the fight, Bakocevic disrespect

Bellator 155 Weigh-in Video

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Bellator 155 weigh-in video

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'Mayhem' Miller misses weight by 24 pounds prior to Venator FC III title fight

Jason Miller weighed 209 pounds at the Venator FC III weigh-ins Friday in Milan, Italy. Only issue was it was a for a middleweight title fight against Luke Barnatt. So Miller missed weight by a staggering 24 pounds.

Paige VanZant has 'nothing but love' for Ronda Rousey despite altercation

Paige VanZant isn't holding a grudge against Ronda Rousey despite the former champion berating her a few weeks ago.

Matt Brown talks about getting sucker punched in Brazil

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Report: Floyd Mayweather offering Conor McGregor $50 Million for boxing match

More details on the proposed Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor bout are being reported.

Bellator 155 Weigh-in Video

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UFC brass meet with Nate Diaz, can't come to terms on Conor McGregor rematch

UFC brass flew to Stockton, Calif., Friday in an attempt to reschedule the Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch. But they were unable to get the deal done.

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Bellator 155 weigh-in video

Watch the Bellator 155 weigh-in video to see all the Bellator 155 fighters try to make weight Thursday for Friday's event.

Conor McGregor says relationship with Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta is improved after meeting

Conor McGregor said Thursday night on ESPN why he sat down Wednesday with UFC president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta.

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VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather talks about plans to meet Jon Jones and fighting Conor McGregor | BJPenn.com UFC Fight News & Videos

Floyd Mayweather is making a lot of noise in the world of mixed martial arts. From claiming to have started this rumor of fighting UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, to his plans for working with MMA talent such as Jon Jones under The Money Team, Mayweather still moves the needle whenever he speaks, tweets, and...

Conor McGregor Says He's 'In A Good Place' After Meeting With Dana White

Conor McGregor has had quite the roller coaster ride these past few weeks with tensions flaring between him and UFC. The two sides are looking to patch things up and move on as soon as possible. It's been widely reported that the featherweight champ met with UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta and

Bellator 155 Weigh-in Video

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UFC Fight Night 88 Free Fight: Thomas Almeida’s Flying Knee Knockout of Brad Pickett

Thomas Almeida won Performance of the Night with a knee that knocked out Brad Pickett at UFC 189.

UFC flyweight John Moraga returns against Matheus Nicolau at TUF 23 Finale

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Bellator 155 predictions

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Fabricio Werdum: ‘I Was a Little Bit Reckless,’ Calls for Rematch with Stipe Miocic

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UFC could change weigh-in procedure as part of new weight management program

In addition to some other notable changes, the UFC could alter its weigh-in procedure in line with what some state athletic commissions have been doing.

Conor McGregor discusses meeting with White: We set aside our emotions

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BAMMA 25: Submersed Behind the Scenes

BAMMA 25 “Champion vs. Champion” was an electric card that saw blue-chip French prospect Tom Duquesnoy claim a second promotional title at bantamweight, brilliantly knocking out Shay Walsh with a standing elbow in just 75 seconds. Now, you can go behind the scenes of the entire action-packed event from Saturday night inside the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, England. Follow the jump for the full video.

Chris Weidman out of UFC 199; promotion looking for replacement

The UFC 199 main event has taken a hit.

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Conor McGregor says he's 'in a good place' with UFC after putting 'emotions' aside

"I met with Dana and Mr. Fertitta, good conversation like it always is," McGregor told ESPN on Thursday. "We have a good relationship. It is what it is. It happens. This is the fight game. Sometimes emotions get into it but it's important to recognize that emotions have no place in business.

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Michael Bisping on Luke Rockhold: He'll have the conditioning, but I'll have the heart

'The Count' has the odds stacked against him at UFC 199 when he rematches the middleweight champ on short-notice, but he still plans on getting a quick win.

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Paige VanZant would 'love' to see Ronda Rousey fight Cris Cyborg

"Just being a fight fan, I would love to see that fight." VanZant said. "It's not my call, it's up to the UFC and each fighter but I would love to see that fight because I'm a big fan of both of them."

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Stipe Miocic cracks UFC pound-for-pound rankings

Miocic now sits at No. 13 in the P4P rankings, above former champions Werdum and TJ Dillashaw and one spot behind UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Miocic needed just 2:46 to finish Werdum at UFC 198 for his sixth win in his last seventh fights and second straight Performance of the Night bonus.

8 Injury knocks Chris Weidman from UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold

Rockhold (15-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) defeated Weidman (12-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) to capture the middleweight championship this past December at UFC 194. Rockhold, the No. 1 ranked fighter in USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA middleweight rankings, and No. 2 ranked Weidman were set to rematch in UFC 199’s pay-per-view headliner, which takes place June 4 at The Forum in Los Angeles.

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Chris Weidman Injured, Out Of UFC 199 Title Fight Against Luke Rockhold

Chris Weidman was expected to return to the octagon at “UFC 199” to challenge Luke Rockhold for the championship he lost in their first meeting at “UFC 194”. Less than a month away from their fight, however, Weidman has apparently suffered an injury and is out of the main-event fight.

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Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley set as UFC 201 main event

Lawler and Woodley are both members of American Top Team, but they don't train together as they work out of different affiliates for the same gym. Lawler is based out of Florida at the main American Top Team academy while Woodley owns his own offshoot facility in Missouri.

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Urijah Faber laughs at Dominick Cruz and T.J. Dillashaw's new bromance

"They showed me the 'Countdown' show and they showed me what Cruz was saying. He was saying, 'I can't believe Urijah would be such a dirt ball that he would insinuate something about T.J., who was his boy.' I'm like, bro, don't try to figure out my life," Faber said. "Just do your thing, you look like a skinny little twerp now and let's fight. That's it."

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Diego Brandao Accepts 9-Month Suspension from USADA for Positive Marijuana Test

Former UFC featherweight Diego Brandao has accepted a nine-month suspension for failing a drug test at UFC 195, according to a statement from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Brandao tested positive for Carboxy-THC, a metabolite of marijuana and/or hashish, in a sample taken during an in-competition drug test at the Jan. 2 event. The suspension is retroactive to the date of the event, but Brandao will be eligible for a one-month reduction in length “pending the satisfactory completion of an approved anti-doping educational program.” Brandao is also subject to additional penalties from the Nevada Athletic Commission since UFC 195 took place in Las Vegas. He still has to appear before the NAC for a disciplinary hearing. Brandao was arrested on three felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon for an incident in which he allegedly hit an Albuquerque, N.M., strip club employee in the face with a gun last month. “The Ultimate Fighter 14” winner was released from the Las Vegas-based promotion shortly thereafter.

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Michael Bisping reacts to Chris Weidman pulling out of UFC 199 | BJPenn.com UFC Fight News & Videos

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Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight - Episode 5

Dana, Matt and Nick head to Houston, Texas for a trip like no other. The guys attempt to cowboy up on horseback and then upgrade to bull riding. They also meet up with former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman, make a batch of guacamole and check out a flyweight prospect at some local fights.

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The Savage Truth: Making the Most of a Bad Situation

I assume you’ve all heard: Michael Bisping will fill in for an injured Chris Weidman at UFC 199 on June 4 in Los Angeles. I know 18 months can seem like and eternity, but the absolute mauling now-champion Luke Rockhold hung on “The Count” is still as fresh as a daisy in my mind. I can’t help thinking this is a bit of a bye for the champ, but what did anyone think was going to happen when half of the main event fell out with less than three weeks to go? It’s not like there were a ton of options, with Ronald Souza just fighting in Brazil on May 14, not to mention a possible knee injury he has to get checked out. Another potential title contender, Yoel Romero , is on the shelf until June 12, having negotiated a six-month suspension after testing positive for a banned substance in his December fight with “Jacare.” Yet another feasible contender, Lyoto Machida , is also locked up in the United States Anti-Doping Agency dungeon after admitting to taking DHEA last month. As you can see, the cupboard was pretty bare. Enter Bisping.

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Live Combat Sports Schedule

Sherdog.com’s own Ian Robinson compiles his weekly live combat sports schedule, which includes everything from MMA, grappling, boxing and kickboxing. Check Mr. Robinson's Twitter Feed for stream updates throughout the weekend. Thursday, May 19 [MMA] Tech-Krep FC: N.N. Champions Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Main Card - Primefight.tv - 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT Timur Aylyarov vs. Nadir Iskhakov Roman Awdal vs. Vadim Shahin Giga Kukhalashvili vs. Taygib Dzhavatkhanov Alexander Kutafin vs. Imran Javadov Anton Avanasev vs. Evgeny Vorontsov Ilya Topchin vs. Alex Frolov Magomed Dibirov vs. Alexander Nesterov Rizwan Abuev vs. Varsham Gevorgyan Arsene Batyrov vs. Vugar Abdullayev Eldar Abuev vs. Andrei Yakovlev Ivan Semiglyadov vs. Andrew Chernoglazov Iskander Ziyaev vs. Alexei Koshelev [MMA] Tachi PF 27: Mayhem Lemoore, California, USA Main Card - Sherdog.com - 9:00pm ET / 6:00pm PT Rolando Velasco vs. Cody Gibson Adrian Diaz vs.

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How South Dakota MMA went from the Wild West to the UFC coming to town

"We fought hard and Senator Johnston was the lead in that and we got the athletic commission in place and they've been fantastic. I, by no means, wanted to promote fights, but I wanted to set the tone with the commission and with what fans in South Dakota should expect from fights, so I was contacted by good buddy Ed Soares and he got the first promoter's license and we did RFA fights," Martin said. "We just did our fourth fight and Dana White was there for 'Looking for a Fight' and it's been extremely successful."

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Opinion: How to Dodge a Bullet With a Busted Neck

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. Chris Weidman is an outstanding fighter with a serious history of injuries, so it may seem thoughtless to suggest that his latest training trauma is any way beneficial. So, naturally, that’s exactly what I’m going to suggest. Admittedly, the injury that forced Weidman to pull out of his UFC 199 main event against Luke Rockhold is severe. A hernia in your neck that leaves you with hardcore vertigo, results in constant pain and screws up the nerves in one of your arms is no joke. Weidman carried the injury through training while popping painkillers and receiving epidurals until it became clear that surgery was absolutely necessary, nixing the Rockhold rematch. Weidman turns 32 in less than a month and the former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight titleholder has now pulled out of four scheduled fights in the last two years due to a variety of injuries, from broken hands, busted knees that required double surgery and, now, a nasty cervical-nerve issue.

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Melvin Manhoef: Winning Bellator Middleweight Title Would ‘Complete My Career’

Melvin Manhoef isn’t ready to call it a career just yet, but even he admits that winning Bellator MMA gold would make for a nice cherry atop a career that has spanned 45 professional mixed martial arts bouts.   Manhoef will  get that chance when he faces reigning 185-pound king Rafael Carvalho in the Bellator 155 headliner at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, on Friday night. The evening’s main card airs on Spike TV beginning at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, with the preliminary draw streaming on Bellator.com at approximately 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.     “It means a lot. Also at my age, people are saying, ‘He has to stop.’ This is a very special moment. When I win this fight, it is going to be one of the most special titles because.. I’ve been through a lot. It’s going to be a real special,” Manhoef told Sherdog.com. “It’s going to make my fighting career complete I think because if I decided to stop tomorrow I stop as a champion. It would be great.”   That doesn’t mean Manhoef plans on stopping. Prior to his matchup with Hisaki Kato at Bellator 146, the 40-year-old Dutchman had suffered brutal back-to-back knockouts against Alexander Shlemenko and Joe Schilling .

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Boxing: Charlo Brothers Prepared to Claim Piece of History

Some of the best fights involving Jermall and Jermell Charlo were never seen. That’s because those fights were verbal barbs between themselves, always one cajoling and pushing the other. They are on the verge of doing something never done before -- twin brothers holding every major junior middleweight title in existence. Jermall (23-0, 18 KOs) already has the IBF belt, which he will defend against Austin Trout (30-2, 17 KOs), while Jermell (27-0, 12 KOs) will take on John Jackson for the vacant WBC 154-pound title. The twins will be two-thirds of the Showtime junior middleweight title tripleheader on Saturday at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Jermall will have the toughest task but feels he knows how to fight Trout. He has received advice from Erislandy Lara , who beat Trout in 2013. “Personally, all of the awards and being great and doing all of the things we have to do, we were planning on making history regardless when we started our careers,” Jermall said. “I want to put any pressure on my brother, and I want to help him make history. We always work on putting pressure on each other to make ourselves better, but I have to worry about what I have to do; and I’ll let Jermell put his focus on Jackson.

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Opinion: Heavyweight Gold and Short-Term Memory

Stipe Miocic is the man of the hour. The 33-year-old returned home to Cleveland, Ohio, with the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title in hand after knocking out Fabricio Werdum in the UFC 198 main event on May 14. Miocic now resumes his double life, with a twist. Instead of being a firefighter and aspiring UFC contender, he is a firefighter and the “Baddest Man on the Planet,” courtesy of his newly seized heavyweight crown. While Miocic’s blue-collar story should endear him to domestic audiences and beyond, it should not put new paint on the fact that high-level mixed martial artists, including those in the UFC, still hold day jobs and must rely on alternate incomes. It’s a reality the UFC omits whenever possible. Knowing the guy in the main event also works door security at a bar isn’t a hot selling point. Miocic is the exception, with his noble firefighting pursuits. Look at the UFC’s top stars: Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey . McGregor’s popularity comes from his lavish life as champion and persona as a cutthroat businessman.

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Carvalho wants to become 'real champion' by defending title - Fighters Only Magazine

"People recognize me more now and I have gained more respect now as the champion... Winning the belt for the first time is one thing, but the real deal is when you defend the belt and keep the belt - that’s when you become the real champion."

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Ali Bagautinov to Meet Geane Herrera at UFC Fight Night Ottawa on June 18

Ali Bagautinov to Meet Geane Herrera at UFC Fight Night Ottawa on June 18

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A atração apresentada pelo carismático Ronnie Von se destaca por seu conteúdo refinado, que mescla informação e entretenimento.

29 The Fighter & The Kid 3D

Do us a favor, don't pirate this! The only way we can make this show available directly to our fans and do it completely uncensored is if we get support from you, The Fighter & The Kid Army. We know nothing is better than free stuff, but please don't torrent this or bootleg it on YouTube. We want to keep doing this show so help us make it a success. We even made you this heartfelt video.

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Bellator 155’s Alexis Dufresne: ‘Nobody Saw the Real Me’ in the UFC

It’s been almost a year-and-a-half since Alexis Dufresne last climbed into the cage to put in an honest day’s work. The Team Quest fighter dropped a unanimous decision to Marion Reneau at UFC 182, which was her second consecutive loss. To add salt to the wound of defeat, Dufresne, who had missed weight for the second straight fight as well, was subsequently released from the UFC. In the meantime, the Californian used her time away from combat to not only reflect on what had gone wrong in her last two fights but to also start a family. Five months ago she gave birth to a baby boy and the miracle of life gave her a new lease on hers. “It’s a life-changing experience,” she revealed to Sherdog.com in a recent interview. “It programmed me to be a lot more dedicated to my life and my career. He’s motivated me even more to get out there and fight to be the best. He is my whole world. I literally started training five days after I had him so I can better provide for him as soon as I could, to build a better life for him than the one I had.

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#82 - Frank Mir & Richard Hunter

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32 Bellator 155 live video stream and official results (6:30 p.m. ET)

Bellator 155 takes place tonight, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT).

33 Joe Rogan Experience #802 - Tom Papa

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2016 Charity Ride For Our Troops

Randy Couture’s G.I. Foundation Bike Poker Run, will be raising funds for injured Veterans on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

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Opinion: McGregor vs. Mayweather is a Joke, Right?

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. You guys heard the joke about Floyd Mayweather Jr. fighting Conor McGregor ? That was funny, right? Wait, you do realize it’s a joke? I hope it’s a joke. Please, for the love of all things combat sports, let this be a joke. It’s been almost two weeks since the internet caught on fire with rumors about Mayweather coming out of retirement to face McGregor. As ridiculous as it sounded, everyone’s collective eyebrows raised at the thought of two of the most boisterous names in all of combat sports squaring off against one another. Obviously, this was nothing more than a rumor, but with both McGregor and (especially) Mayweather feeding into it, it appears that it’s growing some legs. Mayweather recently suggested that McGregor is the only person he would come out of retirement for and has alluded to the possibility of the fight happening if the fans want it.

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Pat Curran Moved to Blackzilians Camp for ‘Fresh Start’ Ahead of Bellator 155

Pat Curran has been at the top of the mountain a few times in his career but as mid-2016 approaches, the Illinois native finds himself at a critical crossroads in his career. He can ill-afford to lose on Friday when he climbs into the cage against Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 155 , but with a complete overhaul of virtually everything in his life complete, he’s out to rejuvenate his standing as one of the best featherweights in the world. Curran captured the Bellator featherweight championship twice during a span that saw him go 11-2 with six stoppages. Among his victims during this hot streak were Joe Warren , Patricio Freire , Roger Huerta , Mike Ricci and Daniel Straus . But after he conquered Straus in their rematch at Bellator 112 in March 2014 to recapture his 145-pound crown, he lost in his next bout to Freire in their rematch at Bellator 123. A loss to Daniel Weichel followed and suddenly Curran went from the pinnacle to the pit. He had lost two in a row and three of four overall and was quickly becoming an afterthought in the sport.

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Coach: ‘Jacare’ Souza Has a ‘Right’ to Eventual Middleweight Title Shot

Long before he cornered Ronaldo Souza against Vitor Belfort at UFC 198, Josuel Distak was Belfort’s coach in his title-winning bout vs. Randy Couture at UFC 46. While Distak was proud of “Jacare’s” first-round stoppage of Belfort this past Saturday, the trainer also wanted to show respect for “The Phenom.” “Belfort is a legend of the sport,” Distak said. “Not only for me, but ‘Jacare’ also respects him a lot. As soon as the fight was over me and Jacare went to his locker room to talk to him. It was Samurai behavior.” Distak did not deny that his previous experience with Belfort might have helped Souza’s game plan. “Jacare did everything as we planned. He started to move his head, Vitor moved to the left and got lost. We tied up all possibilities,” he said. With that win in the books, Distak doesn’t see any other logical opponent for Souza other than reigning middleweight champion Luke Rockhold . Souza was offered the fight against Rockhold at UFC 199 when Weidman withdrew due to injury, but the Brazilian had to decline because he needs surgery for a torn meniscus suffered in training.

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Business Mogul Derek Stevens Hopes to Revive Outdoor Boxing Events in Las Vegas

When Derek Stevens was a kid growing up in Detroit, the Motor City was overflowing with some of the best talent the boxing world. Guys like Milton McCrory, Duane Thomas, Jimmy Paul, Steve McCrory and, of course, Thomas Hearns were world champions from the legendary Kronk Gym, led by Emanuel Steward. It was during these formative years that Stevens knew he wanted to somehow be involved in the sport. When he grew into a successful businessman as an adult, he would frequently fly to Las Vegas and Reno/Lake Tahoe to watch all the biggest fights. He saw Mike Tyson in his prime, Julio Cesar Chavez at his best, a young Oscar de la Hoya ripping foes to shreds and, of course, the infamous “Fan Man” fight that was the rematch between Riddick Bowe and Evander Holyfield. The one thing that struck a note in his heart more than anything, though, was the classic outdoor arena behind Caesars Palace, the site that put Vegas on the map as the spot in town for the biggest of mega fights. But as the years rolled on and with sites like the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Mandalay Bay Events Center and now the magnificent new T-Mobile Arena, outdoor fights in Sin City have gone the way of the dinosaur… until now.

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‘TUF 23’ Recap: Episode 5

The episode starts right away with Lanchana Green and her team training, getting ready for her eventual brawl with fellow Brit Helen Harper . She tells the camera about her upbringing and how she got beaten up by these mean girls when she was a kid, which led her down the path of martial arts. Shortly thereafter, Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk brings former opponent Carla Esparza into the locker room and the team is pumped. Jedrzejczyk explains that she likes her as a fighter and person and is excited to have her around. They are trying to gameplan Harper for her fight with Green later tonight and are working diligently on kick-catches and throws. After the first commercial, it’s back at the house and Harper tells the team that her ex used to beat on her. Finally, she reveals, so she dumped him, learned to defend herself, and now here she is telling her story to the world. She admits that people close to her were worried for her safety because she didn’t realize how bad it really was. It was hard, obviously, and she’s crying into the camera about her struggles and survival.

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John Lineker, Michael McDonald Booked for UFC Fight Night South Dakota Co-Main

John Lineker and Michael McDonald will lock horns in the co-main event when the UFC travels to South Dakota on July 13. The bantamweight matchup was revealed during UFC Tonight on Wednesday. UFC Fight Night takes place at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and is headlined by a lightweight scrap pitting Tony Ferguson against Michael Chiesa . Lineker has won four straight fights, including two at bantamweight after repeated struggles to make weight at 125 pounds. “Hands of Stone” submitted Francisco Rivera in the opening round at UFC 191 in his first 135-pound appearance before outpointing Rob Font in his last outing at UFC 198. The 25-year-old Brazilian is 8-2 during his promotional tenure. After more than a two-year hiatus, McDonald returned to active competition at UFC 195, where he submitted Masanori Kanehara with a rear-naked choke 2:09 into the second round on Jan. 2. The former bantamweight title challenger is 5-2 in the Octagon and 17-3 as a professional overall.

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World Series of Fighting Signs ‘TUF 23’ Cast Member Phil Hawes

World Series of Fighting has signed undefeated middleweight prospect Phil Hawes . WSOF President Ray Sefo announced the roster addition in his "Executive Action” column on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Hardcore fight fans will know the man’s name, but soon I think everyone will,” Sefo wrote. “…Powerful and quick and visibly improving every day, getting fights has proven difficult for Phil. But by signing with World Series of Fighting, we can promise him fights against stiff competition as he looks to work his way up the ranks.” Hawes, 27, suffered something of an upset defeat in the opening round of “The Ultimate Fighter 23,” as he dropped a unanimous decision to Resurrection Fighting Alliance veteran Andrew Sanchez . Hawes is unbeaten in his three official professional appearances, finishing each of his opponents within two rounds. However, he has not competed since October 2014.

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The Art of Fight Volume 2: Welcome to Stockton

The Diaz Brothers are loved because they come to fight and they come to finish. They never fight to win a decision.  It is always kill or be killed.

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The 50 most dominant athletes alive

Others are athletes who are on the rise, up-and-comers quickly proving that they are and will be forces to be reckoned with in years to come.

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UFC 201 set for Atlanta's Philips Arena on July 30

The main event for UFC 201 will be a welterweight title fight between current champion Robbie Lawler (26-10, Coconut Creek, Fla.) and No. 3 Tyron Woodley (15-3, St. Louis) at Philips Arena on July 30.

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Zack Meisel on Twitter

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Zack Meisel on Twitter

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51 Report: Dana White storms out of lunch meeting with Nate Diaz in Stockton | BJPenn.com UFC Fight News & Videos
52 Originally posted by Chris Leben on Sqor Sports.
53 Instagram photo by @natediaz209 • May 20, 2016 at 9:56pm UTC
54 UFC on Twitter
55 Bellator 155 results: Carvalho, Manhoef disappoint, but champ retains belt in snoozer
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