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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Shannon Knapp, Ashlee Evans-Smith and Kyle Bochniak

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Shannon Knapp, Ashlee Evans-Smith and Kyle Bochniak. Company president Knapp previews Saturday’s Invicta FC 28 event. Evans-Smith meets Bec Rawlings and Bochniak fights Zabit Magomedsharipov on April 7 at UFC 223. MMAjunkie Radio airs from 1 to 3 p.m. ET (10 a.m. to noon PT), live from Mandalay Bay Resort &...
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Darren Till vs. Stephen Thompson targeted for Liverpool’s UFC Fight Night 130 headliner

The UFC’s upcoming event in Liverpool appears to have its headliner. As previously announced, welterweight Darren Till (16-0-1 MMA, 4-0-1 UFC) will headline the card. Now, he has a likely opponent: Stephen Thompson (14-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC). A person close to one of the fighters told MMAjunkie Friday the bout should soon be signed and formally announced. The person spoke on the condition...
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Go 'In Focus' with Bellator 196 headliner Benson Henderson on skipping cop career for MMA

Benson Henderson hasn’t had the greatest start to his Bellator tenure, but can start to turn it all around in a couple weeks. With James Gallagher (7-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) injured and out of his fight against featherweight Adam Borics (10-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) in the Bellator 196 main event, the promotion called on former lightweight and welterweight title challenger Henderson (24-8 MMA,...
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3 hours ago

Whittaker threatens Romero over weight cut

Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero are set to do battle at UFC 225. But only if Romero makes weight. In fact, Whittaker would go so far as to threaten Romero over the potential bout.“Nah, no way. Like, why would you? I don’t understand anyone who takes fights when their opponent doesn’t make weight. It’s like, if you rock up at 87 kilos, which is what Romero did – It was like 86 kilos...
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Dana White dismisses Johnson-Dillashaw super-fight

Sorry, fight fans. But if you want to see Demetrious Johnson fight TJ Dillashaw, you’ll have to do so on the UFC video game. That’s because UFC president Dana White says the super-fight isn’t happening.“UFC President Dana White said in a Thursday text message to the Los Angeles Times that a bout between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw...
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Report: Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson named as Darren Till’s opponent for UFC Liverpool

Earlier this week, the UFC broke the news that they would be taking the Octagon to Liverpool for the very first time. The promotion tapped one of their rising stars, Liverpool’s own Darren Till, to headline the event. All he needed was an opponent. BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor has confirmed that 2-time Welterweight Title challenger Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson is the official victor...
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Tony Ferguson breaks down how he’ll beat Khabib at UFC 223

At UFC 223 on April 7, Tony Ferguson will battle Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title. But Ferguson doesn’t plan to simply beat Khabib. In fact, he wants to outclass him.I’m going to embarrass him. I don’t want to hurt the guy, I’m going to embarrass him. So he’s got one chance to sit down, quit and walk away.Something tells us Khabib isn’t going to just walk away. But to...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robert Whittaker Issues Warning to Yoel Romero to Make Weight or ‘I’m Not Fighting You’

Robert Whittaker is happy to face Yoel Romero in a rematch at UFC 225 but only if the former Olympic silver medalist makes weight. As Whittaker prepares to face Romero a second time, he’s admittedly concerned after the No. 1 ranked title contender failed to make weight for his last fight against Luke Rockhold that earned him the rematch in June. Despite missing weight, Romero went...
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UFC news, rumors: Fabricio Werdum addresses KO loss, Curtis Blaydes makes UFC 226 pick

Werdum cited lack of patience for his loss over the weekend in London
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1 day ago

UFC news, rumors: Max Holloway update, Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson targeted

The featherweight champion is aiming for a return to the Octagon over the summer
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2 days ago

CM Punk to return to UFC in June

It has been well over a year since CM Punk was embarrassed in his MMA debut, and the former WWE superstar is finally ready to climb back into the octagon.On Monday, Punk indicated that he will fight in the UFC again this summer while he was responding to a Twitter troll. TMZ confirmed that Punk is scheduled to fight at UFC 225 in Chicago, though it is not yet known who his opponent...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley wants to train Floyd Mayweather in MMA

Rumors have been swirling about Floyd Mayweather Jr. transitioning to MMA, and it appears that move could actually happen in the future.Mayweather — who retired from boxing with a 50-0 record — has been hinting on social media about potentially participating in a MMA bout in the future.Apparently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley wants to help make that happen.Woodley, in...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cyborg calls out Nunes as potential fight looms

Cris Cyborg is making the rounds calling out current and former UFC foes alike.After putting current WWE sensation Ronda Rousey on blast and challenging her to a fight, Cyborg is turning her attention to another high-profile figure.Having avoided Amanda Nunes like the plague recently, Cyborg now wants to go fist-to-fist with the 135-pound champ.“If she’s calling me out she has to...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg unloads on Yana Kunitskaya for first-round KO at UFC 222

Cris Cyborg proved that not many other UFC fighters are in her class in Saturday’s bout against Yana Kunitskaya at UFC 222.It’s becoming quite clear that Cyborg and Ronda Rousey need to square off — likely in the WWE — because no one is really even challenging Cyborg as of late. Kunitskaya certainly didn’t, as Cyborg disposed of her in only one round.The two went at it from the getgo...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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