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Bellator 238: Julia Budd Explains What Went Wong, Calls Grand Prix Idea Exciting

Los Angeles, CA — Needless to say, Saturday was not Julia Budd's night. At Bellator 238 in Los Angeles, Budd put her featherweight title on the line against Cris Cyborg. She entered the night a champion. Now, the word "former"...
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UFC Raleigh: Michael Chiesa Explains Covington Callout, Dismisses 165lb Suggestion

Raleigh, NC — The third time was the charm for Michael Chiesa in the welterweight division. On Saturday night at UFC Raleigh, the Pacific North West fighter known as "Maverick" made it three for three inside the UFC's deep...
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Bellator 238: Cris Cyborg Says She Broke Her Nose Weeks Out From Budd Fight

Los Angeles, CA — Arguably the most recognizable women's featherweight fighter in the world is a champion once more. At Bellator 238, Cris Cyborg captured the promotion's 145lb title with a fourth-round TKO against Julia Budd. It was Cyborg's debut...
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UFC Raleigh: Curtis Blaydes Won’t Wait Too Long For Theoretical Title Shot

Raleigh, NC — If Curtis Blaydes is one thing, it's consistent. Blaydes had been adamant all Fight Week ahead of UFC Raleigh that he was not about to get drawn into a stand-and-bang style war with opponent Junior Dos...
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Bellator: Ryan Bader Will Defend Light Heavyweight Title Against Vadim Nemkov

With a light heavyweight title defense set for May, Bellator's Ryan Bader looks to be the rare double-champ to defend both his titles. Ryan Bader has his next title defense set. And that's the light heavyweight title, this time. During...
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UFC Raleigh: Sara McMann Feels She Can Take Down Any Girl in Her Weight...

Raleigh, NC — One of the story lines that permeated the UFC Raleigh card was that of returns. Comebacks. Coming home, after time away. Justine Kish returned to the UFC for the first time in two years. Brett Johns...
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UFC Raleigh: Herbert Burns Wants Chase Hooper or Ryan Hall in Brazil

UFC Raleigh winner Herbert Burns has a couple of names in mind for his sophomore outing in the UFC. Raleigh, NC — You only get one chance to make a first impression. And Herbert Burns made quite the impression in...
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UFC Raleigh: Arnold Allen Shocked Fight with Nik Lentz Wasn’t on Main Card

Raleigh, NC — After a hard-fought three rounds in an entertaining scrap, Arnold Allen once again had his hand raised at UFC Raleigh. Then came time for the winner to speak. Opponent Nik Lentz had already departed. Instead, Allen...
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UFC Raleigh Bonuses: Johns vs. Gravely Earns Fight of the Night

Brett Johns cashed in big in his return to the octagon at UFC Raleigh. Johns and newcomer Tony Gravely took home Fight of the Night honors at the event. On a night on which the UFC was arguably overshadowed by...
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Pros Including Tate, Carano React to Cris Cyborg Winning Her Fourth Major Title at...

Strikeforce. Invicta FC. The UFC. And now Bellator MMA. Where Cris Cyborg goes, gold follows. Or better yet, she takes it. That was the case at Bellator 238, where Cyborg made her promotional debut against Julia Budd. Budd was the...

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UFC Raleigh Results: Jamahal Hill Picks Apart Darko Stosic, Wins Debut

Jamahal Hill looked impressive in his octagon debut, which opened up the UFC Raleigh card Saturday night. Light heavyweights on two different career paths opened...