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  • Georges St-Pierre Sidelined Indefinitely With Colitis

    Georges St-Pierre Sidelined Indefinitely With Colitis

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC December 2, 2017 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre is out of action indefinitely because of a bout with colitis, according to UFC president Dana White. White revealed St-Pierre’s condition to reporters Friday in Las Vegas. He did not offer a time frame for St-Pierre’s return, other than to say St-Pierre is will be […]

     
  • Bellator MMA Reveals Brackets for World Grand Prix

    Bellator MMA Reveals Brackets for World Grand Prix

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA November 23, 2017 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    Bellator MMA has released its official bracket for next year’s eight-man heavyweight tournament, which will culminate in a five-round championship bout for the promotion’s vacant title. The tournament, dubbed Bellator MMA World Grand Prix, kicks off at Bellator 192 on Jan. 20 in Los Angeles, with a matchup between Chael […]

     
  • Bellator Announces Tournament to Crown Heavyweight Champion

    Bellator Announces Tournament to Crown Heavyweight Champion

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA November 10, 2017 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    Bellator MMA will host an eight-man heavyweight tournament in 2018, with the eventual winner claiming the promotion’s vacant heavyweight championship. Officials confirmed the plans to ESPN on Friday, following an initial report by USA Today. The tournament, dubbed Bellator MMA World Grand Prix, will unfold over the course of 2018, […]

     
  • Jose Aldo Fights Ricardo Lamas in December

    Jose Aldo Fights Ricardo Lamas in December

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC October 14, 2017 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    UFC has announced several additions to a Dec. 16 event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, including the return of former featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Aldo (26-3) will meet Ricardo Lamas at UFC Fight Night, which will take place at Bell MTS Place. It will mark Aldo’s first appearance since he lost his […]

     
  • Ray Borg Pulls Out of UFC 215 Match Against Demetrious Johnson

    Ray Borg Pulls Out of UFC 215 Match Against Demetrious Johnson

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC September 7, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson’s record-breaking title defense has been removed from Saturday’s UFC 215 main event, after opponent Ray Borg fell ill during fight week. Multiple sources confirmed to ESPN late Thursday evening that Borg was suffering from a “viral infection” and has been forced to withdraw from the flyweight […]

     
  • Mayweather and McGregor to Wear 8-Ounce Gloves For Aug. 26th Bout

    Mayweather and McGregor to Wear 8-Ounce Gloves For Aug. 26th Bout

    Boxing, Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC August 16, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved Floyd Mayweather’s and Conor McGregor’s requests for smaller boxing gloves on Wednesday — just 10 days before their highly anticipated fight on Aug. 26. The NSAC voted unanimously in favor of a one-time exception that will allow both fighters to wear 8-ounce gloves in […]

     
  • Daniel Cormier Not Retiring, Eventually Plans to Challenge Jon Jones Again

    Daniel Cormier Not Retiring, Eventually Plans to Challenge Jon Jones Again

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC August 14, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    Former UFC champion Daniel Cormier does not intend to retire from mixed martial arts and believes a win over Jon Jones is still possible. During an appearance on The MMA Hour on Monday, Cormier (19-2) said he will fight again and is confident he can orchestrate a third fight against […]

     
  • Michael Bisping vs. Georges St. Pierre ‘Official’ for UFC 217

    Michael Bisping vs. Georges St. Pierre ‘Official’ for UFC 217

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC August 2, 2017 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

    A UFC middleweight title fight between Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre is “official,” according to the champion himself. Bisping (30-7) said on “UFC Tonight” on Wednesday that the 185-pound title bout will take place at UFC 217 on Nov. 4 at Madison Square Garden. “This is actually the third time […]

     
  • Chris Weidman Submits Kelvin Gastelum For 1st Win Since 2015

    Chris Weidman Submits Kelvin Gastelum For 1st Win Since 2015

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC July 22, 2017 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    With his back against the wall, former UFC champion Chris Weidman delivered an outstanding performance in front of a hometown crowd Saturday night in Long Island. Weidman (14-3) submitted Kelvin Gastelum via arm-triangle at 3:45 of the third round in their middleweight main event at UFC Fight Night. It was […]

     
  • Chael Sonnen Beats Wanderlei Silva by Unanimous Decision

    Chael Sonnen Beats Wanderlei Silva by Unanimous Decision

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC June 25, 2017 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    One of the longest-standing rivalries in mixed martial arts finally came to a head on Saturday, and the result ultimately went into Chael Sonnen’s win column. Sonnen (29-15-1) earned a unanimous decision over Wanderlei Silva (35-13-1) in their long overdue grudge match. The light heavyweight fight, which was initially supposed […]