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    Leonardo Santos attacked tenaciously in his lightweight bout with Roman Bogotov. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Leonardo Santos defeated Roman Bogatov in a UFC 251 preliminary bout Saturday. But the 40-year-old Brazilian by no means had it easy, as he was seemingly exhausted after throwing more than 103 strikes in the second round. At one point midway through the fight, Santos threw 25 unanswered strikes — a fight highlight which you can watch below. Perhaps knowing he was...
    Getty Even a few of the most seasoned MMA journalists on the planet had been shocked and dismayed over the weekend after video of a combat started circulating round social media displaying a grounded fighter being brutally knocked out by his opponent with an unlawful knee. Shawn West was disqualified for the brutal blow he delivered to former UFC fighter Boston Salmon on Friday night time at LFA eight in South Dakota. You...
    Former UFC Featherweight Champion and UFC 251 Bantamweight Championship contender Jose Aldo has competed for the better part of 2 decades. He has been part of 34 fights in promotions across 2 continents and went undefeated for 18 fights spread across a decade from 2005 to 2015. Here are Jose Aldo’s earnings in the WEC and UFC as per a ‘The Sports Daily‘ report. Jose Aldo Career Earnings Aldo competed in the WEC promotion and raked in a cool $155,900...
    Getty Even some of the most seasoned MMA journalists in the world were shocked and dismayed over the weekend after video of a fight began circulating around social media showing a grounded fighter being brutally knocked out by his opponent with an illegal knee. Shawn West was disqualified for the brutal blow he delivered to former UFC fighter Boston Salmon on Friday night at LFA 8 in South Dakota. You can watch the stunning video below. It doesn’t...
    Paige VanZant  Net Worth, Endorsement and ventures Paige “12 Gauge’ VanZant is one of the most popular women’s MMA fighters on the UFC roster today. She was born on March 26th, 1994 in Dundee, Oregon state.VanZant holds an 8-4 overall career record and is known to be an enterprising figure in the sport. The 26-year old began her professional career back on June 30th, 2012. Chiefly she attributed her choice of career to being persistently bullied as a...
    Seattle Police Department Says They’ll Fire Most of Their Non-White Officers If the City Cuts Police Budget 7 Beloved Burger Chains That Are Shuttering For Good UFC 251 play-by-play and live results ABU DHABI – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC 251 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT). © Provided by MMAJunkie The event takes place at Flash Forum at Yas...
    Atlanta mayor announces coronavirus rollback, governor refutes plan 7 Beloved Burger Chains That Are Shuttering For Good UFC 251 breakdown: Short notice for Jorge Masvidal, but can he deliver again? (Editor’s note: This story originally published on July 10.) © Provided by MMAJunkie MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC 251. UFC 251 takes place Saturday at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The main card airs...
    Getty A UFC fighter was pulled from an upcoming fight card after the world’s top MMA promotional company learned of his past ties to a Neo-Nazi group. According to MMA Fighting, light heavyweight prospect Timo Feucht was supposed to make his promotional debut against Kenneth Bergh on the July 15 “Fight Island” card scheduled for Abu Dhabi, but now the 24-year-old fighter’s offer has been rescinded. Per that same report, Feucht “reportedly has a past with Neo-Nazis and...
    Atlanta mayor announces coronavirus rollback, governor refutes plan 7 Beloved Burger Chains That Are Shuttering For Good UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal live streaming watch-along with MMA Junkie Radio on SportsCastr UFC 251 takes place Saturday night with three title fights atop the bill, and MMA Junkie Radio hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” will host a live streaming watch-along via SportsCastr that kicks off during the preliminary card at 9:30 p.m. ET. © Provided by MMAJunkie In the main event, Jorge...
    This woman is set to become US Navys first known Black female fighter pilot 7 Beloved Burger Chains That Are Shuttering For Good Sean OMalley to fight Marlon Vera at UFC 252 Sean O’Malley and Marlon Vera have made it clear they’d like to throw down inside the octagon, and it appears they’ll get their wish. © Provided by MMAJunkie O’Malley revealed Saturday on his YouTube channel that he’s slated to fight Vera at UFC 252, which is scheduled...
    FANS were left outraged after Boston Salmon was hit with a BRUTAL knee to the face during an MMA contest. Shawn West thought he had won the Legacy Fighting Alliance bout on Friday after delivering the disturbing blow with his opponent on his hands and knees. Devastating illegal knee results in a DQ. #LFA84 pic.twitter.com/3e31byKzUV— UFC FIGHT PASS (@UFCFightPass) July 11, 2020 MMA rules stipulate that Salmon was officially grounded after being hit with a punch to the face. And...
    Coronavirus updates: US Army sending medical task force to Houston 7 Beloved Burger Chains That Are Shuttering For Good UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal odds, top predictions: MMA insider shares surprising fight card picks There certainly is no love between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal, who were involved in an altercation during an event at the Super Bowl at the beginning of the year. They proceeded to engage in a public war of words in April but have yet...
    It’s been a little over two years since “EA Sports UFC 3” was released, and much has changed in the sport. To complement those changes, EA Sports returns with “UFC 4,” and a lot has gone into the fourth installment of the only UFC licensed game on the market.  Select media were part of a virtual presentation of the game and had the opportunity to get a look at gameplay, new venues (Kumite!), game modes and the inclusion of pre-order...
    It’s the rarest thing in MMA when a fight resonates with every pressing political, social, philosophical, historical, tragical, and athletical issue affecting the sport at once. But Saturday night’s welterweight title fight between champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal, which headlines UFC 251 in a fight you can stream on ESPN+, has managed to pull it off. Hide Just consider how the fight came to be. After ending 2019 as the biggest thing in the UFC, Masvidal was offered a...
    photo via Marshall Boyce/LFA Shawn West lands a knee that KOs Boston Salmon but gets him DQ’d at LFA 84 Shawn West had a devastating knockout as part of the four-fight LFA 84 card that took place on July 10 — unfortunately for him, it was via an illegal knee that gave opponent Boston Salmon a disqualification win. West and Salmon faced off as the second of four bouts at LFA 84 at an empty Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls,...
    Schenectady police banned from putting a knee to a persons neck or head as a control hold Disney World Just Opened the Worlds Most Mind-Blowing McDonalds The world is yours: Everything Jorge Masvidal has worked for is right in front of him ABU DHABI – Jorge Masvidal is undeniably one of the most popular figures in MMA today, but his position in the sport could change dramatically Saturday night. © Provided by MMAJunkie Always known as a “real one,”...
    It just doesnt feel safe: U.S. parents, teachers worry about reopening schools You Are Definitely Not Washing Your Reusable Water Bottle Enough UFC 251 Embedded, No. 5: Alexander Volkanovski rides a race car The UFC returns after a one-week break Saturday with UFC 251, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series is back to help build the excitement ahead of the action. © Provided by MMAJunkie UFC 251 takes place in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The main card airs on...
    Fauci on COVID-10 vaccine: We have responsibility to the entire planet This is what it was like to go to McDonalds in the 1950s UFC 251 faceoffs video highlights, photo gallery ABU DHABI – After the UFC 251 weigh-ins took place Friday, so too did fighter faceoffs, and MMA Junkie was on the scene. © File photo alexander-volkanovski-max-holloway-ufc-251-official-weigh-ins In the main event of the title-fight triple header, Jorge Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC) steps on six days’ notice to...
    Georgia activists renew calls to remove granddaddy of Confederate monuments Latest: Florida ICUs near capacity as deaths spike 6 burning questions heading into UFC 251 It’s a little ironic that the one time the UFC can’t do an “International Fight Week,” the promotion’s annual blowout July card is as international as it’s ever been. © Provided by MMAJunkie The worldwide coronavirus pandemic caused UFC 251 to get moved to “Fight Island,” a.k.a. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. There, Saturday night’s...
    Getty UFC announced on Friday that it would replace longtime apparel and outfitting partner Reebok with Venum starting in 2021. Venum is one of the leading manufacturers of apparel and equipment for martial arts, combat sports and fitness including products designed specifically for MMA, boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, karate, and other fight sports. According to the press release which was posted on the UFC’s official website, UFC athletes will debut their new Venum Fight Kits inside the...
    Getty UFC announced on Friday that would replace longtime apparel and outfitting partner Reebok with Venum starting in 2021. Venum is one of the leading manufacturers of apparel and equipment for martial arts, combat sports and fitness including products designed specifically for MMA, boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, karate, and other fight sports. According to the press release which was posted on the UFC’s official website, UFC athletes will debut their new Venum Fight Kits inside the Octagon...
    Getty UFC announced on Friday that would replace longtime apparel and outfitting partner Reebok with Venum starting in 2021. Venum is one of the leading manufacturers of apparel and equipment for martial arts, combat sports and fitness including products designed specifically for MMA, boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, karate, and other fight sports. According to the press release which was posted on the UFC’s official website, UFC athletes will debut their new Venum Fight Kits inside the Octagon...
    The Launch Of The Reebok UFC Fight Kit (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Reebok) The UFC will be ending it’s a five-year contract with Reebok and has announced that Venum will be the new outfitting sponsor of the company. Early Friday morning the UFC announced that they will be using a new outfitting company for all their apparel and fight kits beginning in 2021. That new company is VENUM, a longtime combat sports clothing and equipment brand. the UFC’s...
    Paige VanZant’s road to Fight Island has included a few twists along the way. Set to battle Amanda Ribas as part of UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, the 26-year-old fighter is hoping to capitalize on the opportunity with free agency upon her. “I want to prove how good I am,” VanZant recently told ESPN. “I know how hard I’ve worked. So, no, the pressure isn’t higher, and I do truly feel my value doesn’t change, whether I win...
    Coronavirus updates: US COVID-19 deaths begin to climb again I spent the night in a New York hotel that made 3 core changes to help guests feel safe during the pandemic — and I think it sets a good model for beachfront hotels everywhere UFC 251 weigh-in results and live video stream ABU DHABI – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s early and official UFC 251 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 9 a.m. ET (6...