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Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will square off with former Bellator lightweight champion Brent Primus next month. Bellator announced on Thursday the full fight card for Bellator 268, which includes Henderson vs. Primus on Oct. 16 at Footprint Center in Phoenix. The lightweight fight will serve on the Showtime-televised main card before a pair
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The lineup of legends is set. Triller has announced a four-fight lineup for Saturday’s “Legends 2” event headlined by former UFC champion Vitor Belfort boxing heavyweight legend Evander Holyfield, who comes out of retirement as a late-notice replacement for Oscar De La Hoya. This will be Holyfield’s first in-ring appearance since May 2011. In the
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The rules for Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort have been set for the Triller Fight Club event in Hollywood, Fla. on Saturday. The professional boxing match between Belfort and Holyfield will be contested over eight two-minute rounds in the heavyweight division, which is over 200 pounds. Triller’s Ryan Kavanaugh told MMA Fighting that all professional
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Six days before Triller Fight Club’s next show, the promotion has released a new event poster featuring a replacement headliner between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort. Holyfield, 58, signed on to fight Belfort when original opponent Oscar De La Hoya tested positive for COVID-19 and was forced to withdraw from the Sept. 11 event. The
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More than five years have passed since Miesha Tate snatched the women’s bantamweight title away from Holly Holm at UFC 196, and still her last-minute heroics remain an iconic moment in mixed martial arts history. Tate was just 90 seconds away from failing in her championship bid before forcing Holm to sleep with a Hail
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Jorge Masvidal’s second Gamebred Fighting Championship event will no longer take place next weekend. Gamebred FC 2 was scheduled to take place in Biloxi, Miss., on Sept. 11, but the impact of Hurricane Ida has forced the bare-knuckle MMA company to postpone the card, Masvidal announced via Instagram on Friday. The “BMF” champion stated that
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Tom Aspinall cemented his status as one of the heavyweight division’s most intriguing young prospects with his highlight-reel knockout of Serghei Spivak at UFC Vegas 36. The win pushed the 28-year-old Englishman’s UFC record to a perfect 4-0 with four stoppages, and likely could’ve propelled Aspinall into a fight against a top-10 contender. But Aspinall
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Derek Brunson has been here before. After building an impressive five-fight win streak between 2014 and 2016, the former Strikeforce prospect turned UFC contender had earned four straight knockouts and was arguably only one victory away from earning a title shot. Unfortunately, the confidence built from four consecutive first-round finishes had Brunson ready for a
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At the UFC Vegas 36 weigh-ins, all 20 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Las Vegas are set to step on the scale Friday for the event at UFC APEX. MMA Fighting will have the live video courtesy of MMA Weekly. In the main event, middleweights Derek Brunson and Darren Till can weigh no more
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Alyse Anderson will never forget the road she traveled to get to her ONE Championship debut on Friday. The 26-year-old former Invicta FC fighter has endured a lot of personal and professional turmoil to finally get her opportunity to compete amongst the best athletes in her division. To document that, Anderson posted an emotional video
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