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5:53 PM ET Aaron Pico‘s comeback trail will begin early next year. A bout between Pico, the once-vaunted mixed martial arts prospect, and Daniel Carey has been verbally agreed for Bellator 238 on Jan. 25 in Inglewood, California, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Pico (4-3) came into Bellator in 2017 regarded as the greatest prospect
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8:18 PM ET It’ll be prospect vs. pioneer at the UFC’s first big show of 2020. Maycee Barber, a 21-year-old blue-chipper, and Roxanne Modafferi have verbally agreed to fight each other in a women’s flyweight matchup at UFC 246 on Jan. 18, sources told ESPN on Wednesday, confirming news first reported by MMA Junkie. The
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Image Credit: Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Khabib Nurmagomedov says he doesn’t like to hurt his opponents but admits he took great joy in stopping Conor McGregor. The rivalry between Nurmagomedov and McGregor is well-documented. The two men had been feuding for a while and Nurmagomedov criticized the “Notorious” one’s lightweight title shot against Eddie Alvarez
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In today’s combat sports world, crossing over from one form of fisticuffs to another has seemingly become the norm. But it all started way back in 2010 after former heavyweight boxing champion, James Toney, decided he wanted to test his skills in a mixed martial arts (MMA) against former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight
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Amanda Nunes wanted fight at featherweight at UFC 245; Germaine de Randamie refused [embedded content] (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Amanda Nunes’s UFC 245 championship fight against Germaine de Randamie will be at bantamweight (135 pounds). Nunes says that she wanted to fight the previous featherweight champion, de Randamie, at 145 pounds. That makes sense, as
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