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Dana White: Conor McGregor thing ‘has been crazy,’ but he’ll fight soon after UFC 200

Dana White: Conor McGregor thing ‘has been crazy,’ but he’ll fight soon after UFC 200
mmajunkie.com — autotag]Conor McGregor[/autotag] will fight again for the UFC - and possibly soon after UFC 200. Just not at UFC 200. That's the word from UFC President Dana White, who addressed the featherweight champion during a UFC 200 press conference today at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones title rematch headlines (and saves?) UFC 200

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones title rematch headlines (and saves?) UFC 200
mmajunkie.com — By: Dann Stupp | April 27, 2016 8:40 am Well, after a lot of recent uncertainty, the upcoming and historic UFC 200 event is going to have a pretty major headliner after all.

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones title rematch headlines (and saves?) UFC 200

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones title rematch headlines (and saves?) UFC 200
theadvertiser.com — Well, after a lot of recent uncertainty, the upcoming and historic UFC 200 event is going to have a pretty major headliner after all.

REMATCH: Jon Jones to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

REMATCH: Jon Jones to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 200
pressconnects.com — Well, after a lot of recent uncertainty, the upcoming and historic UFC 200 event is going to have a major headliner after all. While "taking over" Wednesday's edition of "Good Morning America," officials confirmed light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (17-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) will rematch interim titleholder Jon Jones (22-1, 16-1) in the blockbuster pay-per-view event's featured attraction (via Twitter).

UFC flyweight Paddy Holohan, 27, announces retirement due to blood disorder

UFC flyweight Paddy Holohan, 27, announces retirement due to blood disorder
mmajunkie.com — UFC flyweight Paddy Holohan, a 27-year-old Irishman who debuted with the organization in 2014, today announced his retirement from the sport. In a lengthy social-media post, Holohan said a rare blood-clotting disorder, Factor XIII deficiency, has left him unable to pass his medical exams and get clearance for a license.

The List: Our all-time favorite MMA excuses

The List: Our all-time favorite MMA excuses
mmajunkie.com — For too long, our writers' hyper-specific arguments have been confined to the private corridors of the Internet. Welcome to The List, where we take their instant message bickerings, add a little polish, and make them public. Today, in the wake of Conor McGregor's lost to Nate Diaz (and some subsequent justifications for the defeat), we look at the best post-loss excuses in MMA history.

Matt Mitrione’s eye looks like something out of ‘Star Wars’ after UFC Fight Night 81

Matt Mitrione’s eye looks like something out of ‘Star Wars’ after UFC Fight Night 81
mmajunkie.com — Matt Mitrione's right eye took an ungodly amount of abuse in his UFC Fight Night 81 loss to Travis Browne. First, Browne landed a pair of eye pokes that had Mitrione telling the referee he was seeing double.

Video: Headliner Dominick Cruz arrives to UFC workouts on crutches

Video: Headliner Dominick Cruz arrives to UFC workouts on crutches
mmajunkie.com — BOSTON - Fans and media in attendance at UFC Fight Night 81 open workouts got a bit of a scare from headliner Dominick Cruz. Cruz (20-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC), a former champion who meets reigning bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw (12-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) in Sunday's UFC Fight Night 81 headliner, arrived today at Boston's UFC Gym on crutches.

Chicken-wing recipe

Chicken-wing recipe
mmajunkie.com — Famed street brawler turned MMA fighter Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson recently held a Reddit AMA ("ask me anything"), and the Bellator 149 co-headliner delivered an entertaining session. Heavyweight Slice (5-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) meets former friend and bodyguard Dhafir Harris (2-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) - "Dada 5000" - at next month's Spike-televised event, which takes place Feb.

2015 MMAjunkie Awards: Story of the Year - Rise and fall of Ronda Rousey

2015 MMAjunkie Awards: Story of the Year - Rise and fall of Ronda Rousey
mmajunkie.com — In the 12th of 13 stories that look back at the best-ofs for 2015, MMAjunkie names our Story of the Year: the rise and fall of Ronda Rousey.
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May 02, 2016

RT @guicruzzz: I was going to tweet most interesting fights of the month, but gave up after getting 15 great bouts BEFORE May 14's UFC 198. What a month.

May 02, 2016

RT @trehagen: ICYMI over the weekend, my @espnW, about a pair of Indy women who are fighting back against Parkinson's. tinyurl.com/jbjerjg#longreadsmpn #longreads

May 02, 2016

@brockmh81 Most media don't attend events and instead pay for the PPVs.

May 01, 2016

I've always loved Talladega races. Did they decide to go with a last-man-standing format today?

Apr 27, 2016

This pound-for-pound debate is getting so heated. So let's just end it once and for all: Who's No. 9? twitter.com/benfowlkesMMA/…


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