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Henry Cejudo becomes next double champ on an injured ankle
Henry Cejudo defeated Marlon Moraes on Saturday to become the latest double champ. Cejudo accomplished the feat on an injured ankle he suffered during open workouts leading up to the fight. Check out the picture!
Bec Rawlings signs with Bellator. Bare Knuckle future in doubt.
The “Queen of Bare Knuckle,” Bec Rawlings, has signed with Bellator this past week. The former TUF competitor struggled in the Octagon, but saw her popularity blow up in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship promotion. She’s now signed to compete in MMA again under Bellator. “Bec was a great addition to BKFC, we wish her the best in competing in MMA again,” says the BKFC president, Dave Feldman.
Khabib and Poirier officially announced to unify belt
Khabib’s long-awaited next title defense has finally been announced. Rightfully so, Khabib will take on the interim champ, Dustin Poirier, in a unification bout in Abu Dhabi. The two hopefully get the stagnant division rolling.