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Report: Bellator Elects to Cancel May Shows Amid Health Concerns

Report: Bellator will be cancelling three events in May, previously scheduled for San Jose, London, and Temecula, amid health concerns over the coronavirus. https://twitter.com/arielhelwani/status/1244788195314872320?s=21 Per Ariel Helwani, Bellator MMA has chosen to cancel their shows scheduled for May amid global concerns...
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PFL Postpones 2020 Season Due to Coronavirus, Will Start Up “As Soon As It...

Another MMA promotion has pulled the plug on events for the foreseeable future. In a statement released to media outlets, PFL CEO Peter Murray announced that the fighting league was putting its season on hold. The Professional Fighters League, which...
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RIZIN Champ Manel Kape Inks Deal with UFC

Manel Kape is the latest talent to sign with the UFC. First rumored weeks ago, Kape's addition to the world's largest MMA promotion was confirmed Monday by his team at AKA Thailand. While financials were not disclosed, it appears it's...
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UFC 249: Justin Gaethje A Potential Option to Step in Against Tony Ferguson

Justin Gaethje has been waiting for his crack at gold for a while. It could come at UFC 249 next month. However, there's a catch: at best, it would have to be for an interim title. ESPN's Ariel Helwani was first...

UFC 249 Could Move Forward Without Khabib Nurmagomedov, Champ Stuck in Russia

The fight very well may be cursed. After falling through four times previously, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson, expected to be the crown jewel of UFC 249, may be off once again. News broke last week that Nurmagomedov had returned...
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Joe Rogan Will Not Take Part in UFC 249 Next Month

If UFC 249 does go ahead, as Dana White has insisted, don't expect long-serving color commentator Joe Rogan to take part. Speaking on his Joe Rogan Experience podcast, the 52-year old has confirmed that due to concerns over the coronavirus...
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UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones Arrested on DWI, Firearms Charges in Albuquerque

While most of the planet remains on lockdown, Jon Jones has managed to land in hot water again. On Thursday, Cageside Press was able to verify via court records that Jones has been arrested and charged with several offenses,...
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Dana White Insists No UFC Staff Will Be Laid Off Due to Coronavirus

UFC staffers can rest assured their jobs will stay put, the MMA promotion's President said Wednesday. Dana White was fired up in a recent Instagram live chat, responding to accusations that the UFC would be laying off personnel as...
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Journey Newson’s UFC 247 Win Overturned After Positive Marijuana Test

Journey Newson thought he had a 38 second knockout of Domingo Pilarte in his sophomore outing with the promotion at UFC 247. That, however, has changed, as Newson's victory has been overturned to a No Decision (a no contest, in...
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Conor McGregor Addresses Ireland, Calls For Stricter Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

UFC star Conor McGregor knows a tough fight when he sees one. And he sees one in the current coronavirus pandemic — which has led him to airing his thoughts on the matter, in a new video. Addressing the people,...

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From Alaska to Israel, Bellator 234’s Austin Vanderford Has Had Quite...

Bellator 234's Austin Vanderford has gone from Alaska to Portland Oregon in his combat sports career. Now, he's in Tel Aviv, Israel for the...