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Conor McGregor on Meeting with White and Fertitta: ‘Let’s Fix It and Continue’

Conor McGregor and his UFC bosses had a meeting of the minds this week in Los Angeles, reportedly leaving them "in a good place" to work together.

Roy Jones Jr. offers Conor McGregor advice before rematch with Nate Diaz

Jones is more excited for this rematch than any talk of McGregor vs. Mayweather

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.

VIDEO | Rousimar Palhares gets TKO'd in less than a minute at Venator FC III | BJPenn.com UFC Fight News & Videos

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares fought on Saturday in Milan, Italy at Venator FC III. Palhares was matched up with Emil Weber Meek in the main event of the card and things ended quickly with Meek winning by TKO early in the first round. Meek improved his record to 9-2-1 with the win over Palhares...

Fighter Stuffs Crotch At Weigh-Ins, Causes Embaressing Missed Weight

The weigh in process at "Venator FC 3" was a bit of a mess on Friday morning as Jason "Mayhem" Miller actually missed weight by twenty-four pounds. Things s

Roy Jones Jr. scoffs at suggestion of Mayweather vs. McGregor fight

Roy Jones Jr. explains why it's pointless to talk about Mayweather vs. McGregor

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.

Jason Miller vs. Mattia Schiavolin Official After Mayhem Makes Weight for New Venator Fight

Jason “Mayhem” Miller made the required fight on Saturday for his revised Venator FC 3 fight with Mattia Schiavolin.

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

A flyweight bout between UFC contender John Moraga and TUF Brazil 4 semifinalist Matheus Nicolau is slated for The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale on July 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Diego Brandao accepts nine-month suspension from USADA for positive marijuana test

Ex-UFC fighter Diego Brandao has accepted a nine-month suspension from USADA stemming from a positive in-competition drug test for marijuana metabolites at UFC 195.

Venator FC 3 Results: Rousimar Palhares knocked out; Jason 'Mayhem' Miller submitted

At Venator FC 3 Rousimar Palhares was defeated via first-round TKO, Luke Barnatt retained his middleweight title, Jason "Mayhem" Miller was submitted by Mattia Schiavolin, and more.

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The Russians Who Weren't: Why the North Caucasus still memorialize their Anti-Russian resistance

Karim Zidan delves into the tragic ancestry of North Caucasus MMA fighters in his latest longform.

Bellator 155: Carvalho vs. Manhoef Weigh-In Video

Watch the official Bellator 155: Carvalho vs. Manhoef weigh-in video replay. Check it out as the fighters stepped on the scale to make their bouts official.

Ian McCall vs. Justin Scoggins targeted for UFC 201

A big flyweight fight between Ian McCall and Justin Scoggins is in the works for UFC 201 in July.

Bellator: Dynamite 2 adds Joe Schilling vs. Hisaki Kato rematch, but as kickboxing bout

The second Dynamite card is filling out as Bellator adds a rematch between two fighters, this time in a kickboxing match.

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.

Roy Nelson says the Brazilian crowd caused Fabricio Werdum's knockout at UFC 198

Having fought both UFC 198 main event contestants, UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson weighs in on Stipe Miocic's knockout win over Fabricio Werdum.

Paige VanZant Breaks the Internet with ‘Dressed Like a Day Dream’ Post

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is as attractive as she is dangerous. The 22-year-old is currently competing on the reality series "Dancing with the Stars."

UFC featherweight claims world record... for drinking lemon juice

Dennis Bermudez now holds the Guinness World Record for drinking one litre of lemon juice through a straw.

UFC Vegas free fight video: Thomas Almeida's flying knee KO vs. Brad Pickett

Before Thomas Almeida headlines next week's UFC Fight Night 88 in Las Vegas, check out his sensational KO win vs. Brad Pickett at UFC 189.

Venator FC 3 Results: Palhares vs. Meek

MMA Fighting has Venator FC 3 results for the Palhares vs. Meek fight card Saturday.

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.

Venator FC 3 Results: Palhares vs. Meek

MMA Fighting has Venator FC 3 results for the Palhares vs. Meek fight card Saturday.

'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.

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Carvalho vs. Manhoef Prelims - MMA Live at Bellator - Bellator Livestream

Knockout king Melvin Manhoef sets his sights on Middleweight Champion Rafael Carvalho. Bellator 155 kicks off tonight with prelim fights at 7/6c and continues with the main card at 8/7c live on Spike.

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2209 with Dominick Cruz, Justin Gaethje, Scott Ghertner, Maki Pitolo, Daniel Gallemore

UFC champion Cruz is all-systems-go for June 4, when he will put his bantamweight title on the line against Urijah Faber at UFC 199. Gaethje spoke on his recent Twitter spats with former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks and Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson. Ghertner, who works for MGM Resorts, discussed the impact of boxing and MMA on the hotels that host them. Pitolo and Gallemore both compete this Saturday at Victory Fighting Championship 50.

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Gilbert Melendez predicts Nate Diaz finishes Conor McGregor again

"I don't see it going any differently. I see Conor, if he does fight him again, he fights like the smaller man. He'll try to stick and move and try to kick out Nate's front leg and try to take his shots. Ultimately, Nate will stand strong, he'll eventually walk him down, he'll start landing the 1-2 and we'll see the same finish," Melendez told FOX Sports.

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Venator Results: Palhares Gets BRUTALLY KOd In 45 Seconds — Watch!

Rousimar Palhares is one of the most controversial figures in mixed martial arts, but he claimed to have changed his over-aggressive ways since being dealt a suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He squared off with Emil Weber Meek in the main event of “Venator FC 3” in a bout that would decide the fate of the Venator FC Welterweight Championship.

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Demetrious Johnson vs. Wilson Reis set as co-main event for UFC 201

Johnson most recently dispatched Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo by first-round TKO in their fight at UFC 197, where "Mighty Mouse" defended his title for the eighth consecutive time.

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Bizarre Rafael Carvalho Effort Nets Bellator 155 Split Decision Over Melvin Manhoef

Squirrelly judging allowed Rafael Carvalho to keep the Bellator MMA middleweight championship after one of the more bizarre big-fight performances in recent memory. Carvalho was awarded a five-round split decision over Melvin Manhoef and retained control of the 185-pound title in the Bellator 155 headliner on Friday at the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. Scores were 48-47 (Michael Bell) for Manhoef, 48-47 (Randy Anderson) and 48-47 (Rob Hinds) for Carvalho. The champion did virtually nothing noteworthy from an offensive standpoint, aside from meaningless takedowns in the third and fourth rounds. Both fighters were scolded for passivity by referee John McCarthy in the first round. Manhoef, 40, picked up his pace in the second and beyond. Carvalho, who seemed disinterested for much of the match, did not follow suit. Worse yet, the Brazilian was warned for a pair of knees below the belt and two eye pokes during the 25-minute encounter. Manhoef (30-13-1, 2-2 Bellator) navigated the fouls, attacked the champion’s legs and body with kicks and mixed in punching combinations upstairs.

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Venator Results: UFC Vet Matt Hamill KOd In 37 Seconds By Sokoudjou

Matt Hamill was on the receiving end of a BRUTAL combination that sent him tumbling to the canvas in the opening round. It was obvious the fight was over and Sokoudjou towered over him, threating to fire off more, but the referee was quick to step in and wave the fight off.

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MMA’s Greats of the States | Louisiana: Daniel Cormier

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.

14 Michael Bisping Gets Short-Notice Title Shot Against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199

After 25 Octagon appearances, Michael Bisping will finally get his long-awaited UFC title shot. UFC President Dana White announced on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” Wednesday that Bisping will replace the injured Chris Weidman and face reigning middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the UFC 199 headliner on June 4. Bisping wasn’t necessarily the first choice, but White revealed that top contender Ronaldo Souza needs meniscus surgery following his win over Vitor Belfort at UFC 198 and wouldn’t be able to fight again in approximately two weeks’ time. “The next guy in line behind Vitor Belfort is Michael Bisping . There is no love lost between those two; they do not like each other,” White said. “So it’s the champ vs. the No. 4 ranked man in the world.” Rockhold and Bisping first squared off at UFC Fight Night in Sydney on Nov. 7, 2014. Rockhold won in dominant fashion, as he dropped “The Count” with a head kick and finished the contest with a guillotine choke 57 seconds into the second round. Since then, Bisping has won three straight fights, taking decision wins over Anderson Silva , Thales Leites and C.

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Bellator 155 ‘Carvalho vs. Manhoef’ Results: Play-by-Play & Round-by-Round Scoring

Vincent Morales vs. Hamilton Ash Round 1 Tom Supnet is our referee for this featherweight bout. Ash opens the bout with a meager kick to the body. Morales swings and misses with a pair of right hooks. Morales is looking to keep enough distance early for his strikes while Ash continues to try and close the gap. A hard right to the jaw from Morales. Another, but Ash shakes them off. A pair of stinging leg kicks from the Oregonian, forcing Ash to tie him up. A few knees to the head from Ash on the inside, opening a gash above Morales’ right eye. He’s bleeding pretty badly but he’s not yet bothered by it. Ash clinches again and takes his back, looking to take the fight to the mat. With two minutes left, Ash finally drags his foe to the ground but he can’t keep him there long at all. Morales is back on his feet but the Montanan takes him down again, still all over his back. The blood is pouring from Morales now, dousing his knees and thighs in a slick red sheet. Morales eventually stands up again but he can’t shake the lankier Ash off. The round ends with Ash on his opponent’s back against the cage.

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Bellator 155 ‘Carvalho vs. Manhoef’ Results: Play-by-Play & Round-by-Round Scoring

Vincent Morales vs. Hamilton Ash Round 1 Tom Supnet is our referee for this featherweight bout. Ash opens the bout with a meager kick to the body. Morales swings and misses with a pair of right hooks. Morales is looking to keep enough distance early for his strikes while Ash continues to try and close the gap. A hard right to the jaw from Morales. Another, but Ash shakes them off. A pair of stinging leg kicks from the Oregonian, forcing Ash to tie him up. A few knees to the head from Ash on the inside, opening a gash above Morales’ right eye. He’s bleeding pretty badly but he’s not yet bothered by it. Ash clinches again and takes his back, looking to take the fight to the mat. With two minutes left, Ash finally drags his foe to the ground but he can’t keep him there long at all. Morales is back on his feet but the Montanan takes him down again, still all over his back. The blood is pouring from Morales now, dousing his knees and thighs in a slick red sheet. Morales eventually stands up again but he can’t shake the lankier Ash off. The round ends with Ash on his opponent’s back against the cage.

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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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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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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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CHOKED OUT! Mayhem Gets Submitted After Long Awaited Return To Action

Mayhem needed all of six seconds to take the fight to the canvas after Schiavolin fired off a wild kick. Again, Mayhem pinned him up against the fence and tried to grind the energy out of him. Schiavolin made it back to his feet and actually cracked Mayhem with a few shots, ultimately ending up on top of Mayhem! He fired off hammerfists and Mayhem tried his hardest to fight off the stoppage. The referee informed Mayhem to defend intelligently, and Schiavolin thought he was waving off the fight. Mayhem actually regained top position on the brink of defeat and tried his hardest to recover quickly.

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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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Gilbert Melendez on Conor McGregor: 'He fights like the smaller man' | BJPenn.com UFC Fight News & Videos

“I don’t see it going any differently. I see Conor, if he does fight him again, he fights like the smaller man. He’ll try to stick and move and try to kick out Nate’s front leg and try to take his shots. Ultimately, Nate will stand strong, he’ll eventually walk him down, he’ll start landing the 1-2 and we’ll see the same finish,” Melendez told FOX Sports .

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Five Fight UFC Veteran Latest To Be Released By Promotion

Ultimate Fighting Championship has a roster of over three-hundred fighters who are all aiming to be the best of their division. Some fighters arrive at the company too early and don’t realize their potential, leaving the UFC with no choice but to release them so they can continue their journey to the top elsewhere.

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10 Questions for Fabricio Werdum

Reality has begun to sink in for Fabricio Werdum . Werdum surrendered the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title in a knockout loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 198 on May 14 in Curitiba, Brazil. The defeat snapped a six-fight winning streak for “Vai Cavalo,” who was felled by a right hook from the backpedaling Miocic 2:47 into round one at Arena de Baixada. Having returned to his home in Los Angeles, Werdum has since started the process of picking up the pieces. In this exclusive interview with Sherdog.com, the 38-year-old former champion made no excuses regarding his first loss since 2011, reiterated his hope for an immediate rematch and put forth his belief that his being dethroned was good for the heavyweight division: Sherdog.com: Right after your defeat, many people accused you of having lost focus against Miocic. They said you were more concerned with handing out “happy face” masks, paying homage to Ayrton Senna and having your mother at Octagonside for the first time. Do you think all those external forces were harmful to you? Werdum: A lot of people criticized me, saying I did a lot of clowning and forgot about the fight, but as I said before, that’s my way.

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VIDEO | Jason 'Mayhem' Miller gets choked out by Mattia Schiavolin at Venator FC III | BJPenn.com UFC Fight News & Videos

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Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping get into very heated exchange ahead of UFC 199

"There's nothing about Luke that scares me so why would I hesitate? Not for one second," Bisping said. "Listen, I'm a fighter, through and through, and I've got more heart and more determination than anybody so I'm taking this fight, yes, on short notice but that doesn't matter. I hit as hard and as fast in the first week of camp as I do in the last week of camp. It doesn't matter whether it's 10 weeks notice or two weeks notice -- I'm coming for Luke Rockhold."

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Sherdog Prospect Watch: Lowen Tynanes

Hawaii has been a traditional hotbed for mixed martial arts talent, and the state may have found its newest star in lightweight Lowen Tynanes . The unbeaten prospect pushed his record to 9-0 with another dominating performance inside the Singapore-based One Championship organization on April 15, as he took a unanimous decision from Sengoku and Road Fighting Championship veteran Koji Ando . The 31-year-old Ando had won six of his previous seven bouts, losing only to Shinya Aoki . Tynanes used his wrestling skills to gather takedowns and sharp leg kicks to pick apart his opponent at One Championship 41. “That was my game plan and I followed it,” Tynanes told Sherdog.com, “but I wanted to finish him, though.” The 25-year-old Hawaiian has won all five of his fights in One Championship and appears to be knocking on the door to a title shot. Aoki currently holds the promotion’s lightweight crown and has not lost a fight in more than four years. “I want to fight the champion, for sure,” Tynanes said. “I’ve been wanting a title fight, and I feel like I earned it.

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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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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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Report: Conor McGregor Offered $50 Million To Fight Floyd Mayweather

According to a report on TMZSports , sources have said that McGregor was offered $50 million to fight Mayweather on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas.  Now that’s about half of what Mayweather has said he’d have to make to take the fight and that might be part of what’s holding the deal up.

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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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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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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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Victory FC 50’s Maki Pitolo Hoping to Catch UFC’s Attention with Impressive Win

Almost every day in the world of MMA, somebody is talking about some fighter who will be the next big thing. The next Ronda Rousey . The next Chuck Liddell . The next Jon Jones . It’s a constant struggle keep up with how many future all-time greats are among us, especially when many of them flame out before becoming the next George Jetson, let alone the next Georges St. Pierre (see: Phillipe Nover ). But in the case of Hawaii’s Maki Pitolo , those who have created the buzz around him might be on to something. The explosive young welterweight contender has been reminding many of a young B.J. Penn and it seems like a formality before Pitolo gets the call to compete for the UFC. Pitolo will have all of his skills on full display Saturday night in one of the featured bouts of Victory FC 50, which will be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. Trying to derail his hype train is crafty veteran Justin Guthrie , a man with more than triple the amount of professional MMA fights than Pitolo. Guthrie, who has also competed for Bellator and Titan FC, will easily be the most accomplished opponent of young Maki’s career, but that is something the Hawaiian kid wants.

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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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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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Featherweight Title Tilt to Headline Legacy FC 57 in Louisiana on July 1

A featherweight championship showdown between Tony Kelley and Kevin Aguilar will headline Legacy Fighting Championship 57 on July 1. Promotion officials on Friday revealed the full card for the event, which takes place at DiamondJacks Casino in Bossier City, La. The main card will be televised on AXS-TV at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and will see Derrick Krantz take on Dave Burrow in the co-headliner. Four other bouts will round out the main card: Geoff Neal vs. Quentin Henry at middleweight; Joe Valdez vs. David Bosnick at lightweight; Michael Murphy vs. Jewel Scott at lightweight and Bi Nguyen vs. Andy Nguyen at 105 pounds. Kelley, a Team Alpha Male product from Shreveport, La., is 3-0 in his professional career, including one triumph under the Legacy FC banner. “PrimeTime” has finished all three of his wins inside the distance. Aguilar, meanwhile, is 4-1 in Legacy and 10-1 as a professional overall, with his only loss coming to UFC and WEC veteran Leonard Garcia . The Longview, Texas, native went 2-0 in 2015, scoring TKO triumphs over David Bosnick and Alex Black .

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Report: Dana White storms out of lunch meeting with Nate Diaz in Stockton | BJPenn.com UFC Fight News & Videos

White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta apparently met with Nate Diaz Friday in Stockton, California to meet over lunch to discuss booking the rematch with McGregor, and it sounds like things didn’t go as smooth as the meeting with McGregor.

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Ian McCall says he's fighting Justin Scoggins at UFC 201 in Atlanta in July

Scoggins has been up and down in his UFC career so far, but is currenly on a good run. After a 7-0 start to his career, he signed with the UFC and stopped Richie Vaculik in the first round of his promotional debut. Then he had a decision win over Will Campuzano at UFC 171. But after that, he had back-to-back losses to Dustin Ortiz by split decision and John Moraga by submission. But now he’s back on the upswing with consecutive decision wins over Josh Sampo and Ray Borg, the latter of which came earlier this year at UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas.

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