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The biggest fight week of Jorge Masvidal‘s life couldn’t have gone much better. With A-list movie star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on-hand for the festivities and boxing legend Roberto Duran offering his support, the proud Miami native marched into Madison Square Garden on Saturday with an extra charge. He delivered

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This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting. For this episode, Jose Youngs and Peter Carroll break down some of the top storylines in the world of mixed martial arts. There’s plenty to talk about, so join us at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Nov.

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Combate Americas is taking over AXS TV on Friday nights. In a raucous and sometimes unhinged press conference, the Hispanic-focused MMA promotion announced a new broadcast partnership with the cable network, which has long been a home to regional MMA players such as the LFA. The new partnership calls for

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Ariane Lipski needs another opponent for UFC Sao Paulo after Priscila Cachoeira was forced off the Nov. 16 card in Brazil. Cachoeira told MMA Fighting a failed drug test was the reason for her removal. She said she tested positive for a diuretic. Tatame was the first to report the

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Khonry Gracie has a date and opponent for his next Bellator fight. The son of Royce Gracie will meet Hector Saldana in a welterweight contest in the preliminary portion of Bellator 238 in Inglewood, CA, on Jan. 25, promotion officials told MMA Fighting on Wednesday. Gracie (2-1) started his MMA

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Matched up with former WWE superstar Alberto “El Patron” Rodriguez for his next fight, Tito Ortiz isn’t viewing the bout as some sort of sideshow attraction and he’s created added incentive for himself to take it as seriously as any other. The former UFC and Bellator star faces “El Patron”

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Rudson Caliocane is no longer the Titan FC bantamweight champion. In fact, there’s a chance he may never compete in mixed martial arts again. The 26-year-old prospect entered the Future MMA cage in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oct. 19, and lost a decision to Matheus Mendonca. The defeat snapped a

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Officials have found a replacement opponent to keep Ariane Lipski on next week’s Sao Paulo card. MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz confirmed with sources that Veronica Macedo (6-3-1) will step in on short notice for Priscila Cachoeira to fight Lipski (11-5) in a flyweight bout on Nov. 16. Cachoeira was forced

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Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson isn’t jealous that Jorge Masvidal is headlining UFC 244 almost exactly two years after a decisive win over “Gambred.” “I think it’s pretty cool for Masvidal, and it’s kind of inspirational for me,” Thompson explained when speaking to MMA Fighting. At UFC 217, Thompson displayed accurate striking

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