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Former Bellator featherweight champion Julia Budd is suspended for 45 days following her fourth-round TKO loss to new champ Cris Cyborg. Cyborg received the minimum seven-day term required by the California State Athletic Commission, which regulated this past Saturday’s event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., and released medical suspensions

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Cage Warriors lightweight champion Jai Herbert has been handed a UFC debut for March 21 in London, England where he will step in and face another man who graduated to the UFC ranks after securing a European title, Marc Diakiese. Diakiese was initially booked to face Stevie Ray at the

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The coronavirus outbreak that spread over several cities in China with dozens of deaths could force a change of plans for UFC fighters. Celebrations started this past Friday for the China’s most important holiday, the Lunar New Year’s Eve, but it’s a different scenario on the streets today. With several

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ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith has no plans to apologize for his comments made about Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the wake of his loss at UFC 246. Smith came under fire after he took aim at Cerrone following a 40-second TKO loss to Conor McGregor in the main event. The

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Cris Cyborg may have taken the Bellator featherweight title this past Saturday, but Julia Budd took home a bigger paycheck – at least on paper. Budd, who lost belt via fourth-round TKO at Bellator 238, took home a flat $350,000 for her work against Cyborg, who banked a flat $250,000

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Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern will look to bounce back from the first loss of her career when she faces Ariane Carnelossi at UFC Fight Night from Lincoln, Neb. on April 25. Multiple sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting following an initial report from Combate. Regarded as one of the

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Welterweight sluggers Paul Daley and Sabah Homasi will face off in the Bellator cage in spring. The promotion on Monday booked Daley (42-17-2) and Homasi (13-8) for Bellator 241, which takes place on March 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. A promotion official confirmed the news to MMA

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Conor McGregor‘s presence, and a strong college basketball lead-in, helped the UFC 246 prelims draw the largest audience for such a show in more than three years – and the largest since the UFC’s move to ESPN. The Jan. 18 show did 1,767,000 viewers and was the top-rated show on

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They say patience is a virtue, and if we’ve learned anything over the last few years, it’s that Nate Diaz is never in a hurry. In 2016, Diaz rose to mainstream prominence when he stepped in against Conor McGregor on short notice and choked out the then-featherweight champion, becoming an

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