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Conor McGregor donating over $1 million in medical supplies to Irish hospitals
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In the fight against the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Conor McGregor is trying to do his part. Following a passionate plea from the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion encouraging Ireland to go into “lock down”, McGregor revealed via Twitter that he will be donating 1 million euro in medical supplies—or just under $1.1 million USD—in his native Ireland.
Submitted Mar 27, 2020 1:20PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Journey Newson’s 38-second KO at UFC 247 overturned to no-decision, manager says positive pot test to blame
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Journey Newson’s 38-second knockout at UFC 247 has been wiped from the record books. According to records obtained by MMA Fighting from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Newson’s victory over Domingo Pilarte has been overturned to a no-decision. ESPN initially reported the news on Wednesday.
Submitted Mar 27, 2020 1:19PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Jorge Masvidal disregards ATT’s trash talk ban to blast Colby Covington: ‘That dude is no fighter’
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Jorge Masvidal is fine not trash-talking fighters at American Top Team. He’s just making it clear he has his own definition of a fighter, and that doesn’t include Colby Covington. This past weekend, American Top Team owner Dan Lambert laid down a “zero tolerance” policy in regards to the verbal battles that’ve been waged among the team’s fighters, including Masvidal and Covington. The former friends and roommates have become bitter enemies who’ve repeatedly voiced their disdain for one another. The welterweights’ animosity has seemingly grown with their star power. As recently as this past week, Covington hurled insults at Masvidal before the trash talk ban was announced. Responding directly to the MMA Fighting story about the new policy on social media, Masvidal took the opportunity to drive the hatchet further into his feud with Covington rather than bury it.
Submitted Mar 25, 2020 12:57AM by Braden - 0 comments
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Dana White plans to resume full schedule after UFC 249, potentially host weekday fights for postponed events
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Dana White sees UFC activity returning to normal in the coming weeks. Despite coronavirus concerns and experts predicting the outbreak could very well last months in the U.S., the UFC president plans to resume his promotion’s fight schedule in full beginning with UFC 249 on April 18.
Submitted Mar 25, 2020 12:49AM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities, Interviews
 
Dana White says location set for closed-door UFC 249, won’t reveal location
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UFC 249 has a location, but where that is remains a secret. UFC President Dana White on Monday told veteran combat sports journalist Kevin Iole that the April 18 pay-per-view will take place on its originally scheduled date, behind closed doors. Only the city and venue remain a mystery.
Submitted Mar 24, 2020 2:19PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Din Thomas departs American Top Team, plans to groom more fighters
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Veteran MMA coach Din Thomas is striking out on his own after 19 years with American Top Team. Thomas on Thursday told MMA Fighting he’s leaving the famed team in Coconut Creek, Fla., to train and develop fighters as a head coach. Currently, he guides former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, whose fight on Saturday against Leon Edwards on was scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. The split was amicable, Thomas said.
Submitted Mar 24, 2020 2:18PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Mairbek Taisumov, Tonya Evinger among 13 fighters no longer on UFC roster
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Mairbek Taisumov and former title contender Tonya Evinger are among 13 fighters recently purged from the UFC roster. Here is the full list of fighters no longer part of the UFC roster,
Submitted Mar 24, 2020 2:17PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Justin Gaethje: If Conor McGregor ‘fights me and beats me,’ nobody could complain about the Khabib rematch
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Justin Gaethje doesn’t have a fight scheduled right now but he hopes that will change in the very near future with a possible showdown against Conor McGregor looming on the horizon.
Submitted Mar 24, 2020 2:14PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With COVID-19 ban, Aljamain Sterling says ‘there is no fight announcement’
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While many people were intrigued and excited at a reported matchup between Aljamain Sterling and Cory Sandhagen for May’s UFC San Diego event, it seems to be news to Sterling himself.
Submitted Mar 24, 2020 2:07PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
USADA suspends Brazilian doctor after prescribing prohibited IV used by Paulo Costa
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A Brazilian doctor has been issued a two-year suspension by USADA after violating the UFC’s anti-doping policy in connection with a case involving middleweight contender Paulo Costa. USADA made the announcement on Monday.
Submitted Mar 24, 2020 2:06PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, UFC
 
Dana White: All called-off fights, including Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards, are being rescheduled
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UFC president Dana White assures that all fights that were called off will be rescheduled. On Monday, White said the main event between former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Leon Edwards, which was meant for this past weekend in London, will be rebooked for a later date, along with all the other fights.
Submitted Mar 24, 2020 2:05PM by Braden - 0 comments
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The Colby Covington rule? American Top Team implements ‘zero tolerance’ trash-talking policy
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American Top Team is home to many of the world’s top MMA fighters. It’s also housed a few rivalries, several of them the product of UFC star Colby Covington’s promotional style. Starting now, Covington and the rest of the team will have to look for targets outside the Coconut Creek, Fla., facility. Unless someone has a contract to fight, there’s a “zero tolerance” policy for trash-talking.
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:59PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Colby Covington not backing down from feuds with ‘mediocre’ Jorge Masvidal, ‘washed-up’ Joanna Jedrzejczyk
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Anyone hoping for a kinder, gentler Colby Covington will have to keep waiting. The ever-controversial welterweight contender spoke to Submission Radio earlier this week and explained that he wanted to apologize to fellow American Top Team fighter Dustin Poirier for insults that he made about Poirier in an interview with ESPN. But Covington’s olive branch was only extended to Poirier and when he was asked about other ongoing feuds with ATT members Jorge Masvidal and Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Covington doubled down on his sentiments.
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:57PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Olivier Aubin-Mercier: PFL title money would surpass earnings of 12-fight UFC career
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Olivier Aubin-Mercier’s stay with the UFC lasted more than five years, but after signing with PFL as a free agent, the Canadian is excited to experience something new. PFL is on the other end of the spectrum from how UFC operates. From its format of a point-based season leading into playoffs and ultimately a championship, to the lofty $1 million payout for the winner in each weight class, Aubin-Mercier (11-5) said he’s thrilled to join the promotion’s 2020 lightweight season.
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:55PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Dana White vows UFC 249 will happen as scheduled: ‘Do you want to bet against me?’
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UFC President Dana White can’t say for certain when the promotion’s schedule will get back on track due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic but he promises the highly anticipated fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will go down April 18. After cancelling their next three shows on March 21, March 28 and April 11 due to warnings about mass gatherings, White vowed that UFC 249 will move forward even if that meant getting creative with a location and venue for the show. On Wednesday, the New York State Athletic Commission shut down any hope that UFC 249 would take place in Brooklyn as originally scheduled. Still, White is confident that the UFC will eventually find a place to hold the card so Nurmagomedov and Ferguson can finally clash after four previous fights between them were cancelled.
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:53PM by Braden - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Conor McGregor, Jon Jones issue statements on coronavirus awareness
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Two of the world’s most popular UFC fighters, Conor McGregor and Jon Jones, are using their platform to speak about coronavirus and generate awareness.
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:51PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Dana White's Contender Series: Your complete guide to Season 4
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Summer is around the corner – and so is the fourth season of Dana White’s Contender Series (if the global coronavirus pandemic will allow it).
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:50PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Bellator's Gegard Mousasi would love to fight 'very talented' UFC champ Israel Adesanya
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Gegard Mousasi is a firmly entrenched member of the Bellator roster these days, but that doesn’t stop him from keeping tabs on his former home in the UFC middleweight division...
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:49PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator, UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Sean O’Malley hopes to follow the Conor McGregor model when it comes to his UFC career
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For O’Malley, he hopes to make a steady climb up the bantamweight ranks. He sees a former two-division UFC champion as a perfect example of somebody who came in with a ton of hype, but was still given a chance to evolve and grow in the Octagon.
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:48PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Daniel Cormier teases Stipe Miocic trilogy may be finalized sooner rather than later
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Daniel Cormier has been anxiously awaiting word on a trilogy with heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic but it appears he may have a date and location sooner rather than later. As he celebrated his 41st birthday on Friday, Cormier hinted at ongoing contract negotiations with the UFC to finalize a third fight with Miocic after splitting their previous two meetings. Cormier revealed the news when speaking to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman during an Instagram live session as both fighters were quarantined inside while dealing with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Submitted Mar 22, 2020 2:44PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
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