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Rafael dos Anjos doesn’t buy the idea that Conor McGregor’s recovery requires him not to take drug tests. But whether or not the former two-division champion is doing anything nefarious behind the scenes, dos Anjos still wants to fight him. “I’ll fight him now,” dos Anjos said Monday on The MMA Hour. “Just say OK,
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Stephen Thompson accomplished his mission of proving to UFC fans that he’s still got it on Saturday night at UFC Orlando. Following a fourth-round corner stoppage TKO win for “Wonderboy” against the incredibly tough Kevin Holland, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and E. Casey Leydon react to the exciting battle, Thomson’s turn-back-the-clock performance, and what could
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Can Matheus Nicolau enter the confusing flyweight title picture with a win over Matt Schnell at UFC Orlando? Sitting at No. 10 in the MMA Fighting Global Rankings after winning three straight in the UFC, the Nova Uniao fighter thinks that’s the case for 2023. Coming off of decision victories over Manel Kape, Tim Elliott,
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At the UFC Orlando weigh-ins, all 30 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Orlando, Fla., will step on the scale Friday, and MMA Fighting has a live stream of the official weigh-ins. In the main event, welterweights Stephen Thompson and Kevin Holland can weigh no more than 171 pounds, the maximum allowed for their non-title
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The Nevada Athletic Commission has released version 1.01 of its regulations for the recently approved slap-fighting league headed by UFC President Dana White. The commission voted unanimously to regulate the league this past October and in this month presented the initial rules for slap fighting, which add finer detail to the requirements of slap competitors
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Gilbert Burns spent the past few months campaigning for a fight with Jorge Masvidal, but it never materialized. With Masvidal telling MMA Fighting it was never officially offered nor agreed on his side, “Durinho” calls him a “liar.” Speaking on this week’s episode of MMA Fighting podcast Trocação Franca, Burns said he was in direct
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Anthony Smith has now answered Conor McGregor in their ongoing war of words after the former two-division champion dropped out of the UFC’s anti-doping program while recovering from a broken leg. The situation boiled over after Smith took exception to McGregor removing himself from the United States Anti-Doping Agency testing pool, which means he has
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Henry Cejudo has completed six months of drug testing to become eligible to compete in the UFC again, and he’s targeting a title fight in his return to action after two years of retirement. According to Cejudo’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, the UFC has promised that his next fight will come against reigning bantamweight champion Aljamain
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Fights come together fast these days, and if you blink, you can easily miss them. In Fight Roundup, we bring you the latest reported matchups to keep you up to date with what’s on the horizon. All bouts featured have been officially announced or confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz, Mike Heck, and Damon Martin
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