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Kevin Lee knows just about everybody had written him off. The 27-year-old Detroit native once was hailed as a potential threat to reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. But two losses in a row, including a brief stop at 170 pounds, knocked the luster off the promising prospect. Rather than get

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Former UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade almost got a title eliminator against Michelle Waterson when Joanna Jedrzejczyk‘s weight made her a question mark. The UFC approached Andrade’s team when Jedrzejczyk struggled to slim down ahead of UFC Tampa, and a possible fight with Michelle Waterson was on the table. But

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While Tito Ortiz and Alberto El Patron are bringing the star power to the main event of Combate Americas upcoming trip to Texas, a key 125-pound bout will take place on the undercard. Officials announced Tuesday that flyweights Joby Sanchez (13-5) and Dani Barez (11-4) have been added to the

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Last week, the BMF title had a lackluster finish and now Nate has gone full Nate. Let’s talk about that plus, what should be next for Kelvin Gastelum and Darren Till. Well, aside from Nate improbably making a miracle comeback and winning, yes the cut stoppage was the best possible

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CORK, Ireland — Following his win at Cage Warriors 110, Joe McColgan expresses his gratitude to Robbie Scott for stepping up on short notice and his delight with getting back into the win column. McColgan also gave his take on the Cage Warriors lightweight landscape and why he believes that

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Gilbert Melendez has been released from his UFC contract. The former two-time lightweight title contender exits the promotion off five straight losses dating back to 2014 with his most recent outing coming at featherweight in a unanimous decision defeat to Arnold Allen. Sources close to the situation confirmed Melendez’s release

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UFC star Nick Diaz says “absolutely not” to a comeback. And almost in the same breath, he puts his fate in the hands of his promoter. “It’s not up to me,” said Diaz, who hasn’t fought since UFC 183 in 2015. “I’m like, ‘Do you want some? Because you can

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MMA’s two biggest promotions will go head-to-head on Jan. 25. The UFC on Monday announced its first trip to Raleigh, N.C. for a card that will take place the same night as Cris Cyborg’s Bellator debut against Julia Budd. No fights have been confirmed for the UFC’s card, which takes

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If Nick Diaz is looking for a comeback fight against Jorge Masvidal, it sounds like Masvidal is game. Masvidal’s co-manager Malki Kawa took to Instagram after Diaz’s appearance on the “Ariel Helwani” show to post his response, and it left little doubt where Team Masvidal stands. View this post on

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Former Bellator bantamweight contender Leandro Higo wants to be the one to meet Sergio Pettis in his promotional debut. The younger brother of former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis decided to part ways with the UFC after a 14-fight run inside the Octagon to join Bellator, and Higo, who recently

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