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Published: Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:51:22 -0700

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Patricky Freire Slides Past Benson Henderson in Contentious Bellator 183 Split Decision

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:24:43 -0700

Patricky Freire outpoints Benson Henderson to split decision in Bellator 183 main event on Saturday in San Jose, California.



Bellator 183 ‘Henderson vs. Freire’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:57:12 -0700

Sherdog.com's live coverage of Bellator 183 “Henderson vs. Freire” kicks off Friday at 7 p.m. ET from the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.



Jessica Andrade Knew Landing Takedowns Would Mess with Claudia Gadelha’s Head

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:04:55 -0700

During her rise to title contender as a strawweight, Jessica Andrade became known for her relentless standup attack.



Ovince St. Preux Still Wants ‘Shogun’ Rematch Following UFC Fight Night 117 Triumph

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:39:17 -0700

Ovince St. Preux didn’t get the opponent he was initially promised at UFC Fight Night 117, but he still made the most of his evening.



UFC Fight Night 117 Bonuses: Andrade, Gadelha, St. Preux, Saki Receive $50K

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:25:57 -0700

The bout that many viewed as UFC Fight Night 117’s true main event was also the evening’s most entertaining bout.



Ovince St. Preux Shoulder Choke Puts Yushin Okami to Sleep in UFC Fight Night 117 Headliner

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:57:12 -0700

Ovince St. Preux chokes Yushin Okami unconscious in UFC Fight Night 117 main event on Friday in Saitama, Japan.



UFC Fight Night 117 ‘St. Preux vs. Okami’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:57:12 -0700

Sherdog.com's live coverage of UFC Fight Night 117 “St. Preux vs. Okami” kicks off Friday at 8 p.m. ET from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.






Bellator 183 Weigh-in Results: Lightweights Benson Henderson, Patricky Freire Get Go-Ahead

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:47:39 -0700

Benson Henderson has faced quite a gauntlet since he signed with Bellator MMA



Josh Emmett to Face Felipe Arantes at UFC Fight Night 118 in Poland

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:28:22 -0700

Josh Emmett will square off against Felipe Arantes at UFC Fight Night 118 on Oct. 21.






Flying Cage to Make U.S. Debut at Bellator 183 on Saturday Night in San Jose

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:38:07 -0700

If a fight card featuring big-name veterans and rising prospects wasn’t enough, Bellator MMA’s flying cage will make its United States debut on Saturday night in San Jose, Calif.



Mizuto Hirota Pulled from UFC Fight Night 117 in Japan Due to ‘Health and Safety Concerns’

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:47:25 -0700

Mizuto Hirota struggled to stand on the scales Thursday during weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 117, and as a result, the Japanese veteran’s bout with Charles Rosa has been canceled.



UFC Light Heavyweight Nick Roehrick Accepts 1-Year Sanction from USADA for Clomiphene

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:10:08 -0700

Nick Roehrick has accepted a one-year suspension from USADA after failing an out-of-competition urine test conducted on Aug. 8.



Matt Brown Announces Nov. 11 Bout vs. Diego Sanchez Will Be His Retirement Fight

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:33 -0700

Matt Brown will hang up his four-ounce gloves following his UFC Fight Night 120 bout against Diego Sanchez on Nov. 11.



Michael Bisping Responds to Luke Rockhold: ‘Try to Claw Your Way Back to the Top’

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:01:43 -0700

Michael Bisping has some suggestions for Luke Rockhold after the American Kickboxing Academy product trashed the Englishman’s reign as middleweight champion.



Jedrzejczyk Wants to Surpass Rousey’s Title Defense Record Before Moving to 125 Pounds

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:28:12 -0700

Joanna Jedrzejczyk remains interested in testing herself in the UFC’s recently-added women’s flyweight division, but that move could still be a couple title defenses down the road.



Luke Rockhold Rips Michael Bisping’s Title Reign: ‘I Think It’s the Worst In UFC History’

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:57:01 -0700

After more than a year away, Luke Rockhold returned to the Octagon in emphatic fashion this past Saturday, scoring a technical knockout of David Branch in the second round at UFC Fight Night 116.



Pride, WEC Veteran Paulo Filho Suffers Multiple Fractures from Car Accident in Brazil

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:17:45 -0700

Pride Fighting Championships and World Extreme Cagefighting veteran Paulo Filho was injured in a car accident in Niteroi, Brazil, on Monday morning.



Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald Headlines Bellator Event in Los Angeles on Jan. 20

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:13:31 -0700

Douglas Lima will defend his welterweight title against UFC veteran Rory MacDonald in the evening’s main event when Bellator MMA travels to Los Angeles on Jan. 20.






Lineker vs. Vera, Trinaldo vs. Miller Booked for UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:10:36 -0700

A pair of bouts have been added to the UFC Fight Night 119 lineup, as John Lineker will face Marlon Vera at bantamweight, while Francisco Trinaldo will lock horns with Jim Miller at lightweight.



Carlos Felipe Removed from UFC Fight Night 119 Due to Potential Anti-Doping Violation

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:00:58 -0700

Carlos Felipe has been pulled from his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 119 due to a potential anti-doping violation, the promotion revealed in a statement on Tuesday.



Carlos Condit Says He Wants to Make UFC Return in December or January

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:24:26 -0700

It appears that “The Natural Born Killer” hasn’t ridden off into the sunset just yet.



Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Emily Ducote to Vie for Inaugural Women’s Flyweight Belt at Bellator 186

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:05:40 -0700

The inaugural women’s flyweight title will be up for grabs when Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and Emily Ducote square off at Bellator 186.



Combate Americas to Hold One-Night Bantamweight Tournament with $100,000 Prize

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:56:50 -0700

Combate Americas is brining back the one-night tournament — with a significant cash prize at stake.



With ‘Handcuffs Off’ After UFC Departure, Roy Nelson Sees Many Opportunities in Bellator

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:56:52 -0700

Although he doesn’t have the most sparkling record in recent years, Roy Nelson remains one of the most recognizable heavyweights in mixed martial arts.



Mackenzie Dern Moves Up to 125 Pounds, Meets Mandy Polk at LFA 24 in Phoenix

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:38:00 -0700

Highly-touted grappler Mackenzie Dern will be moving up from strawweight to flyweight for her next fight under the Legacy Fighting Alliance banner.



LW Champ Eduard Folayang to Face FW Champ Martin Nguyen at One ‘Legends of the World’

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:01:07 -0700

A champion vs. champion matchup is set for the headliner of One Championship’s Nov. 10 event.



UFC Fight Night 123 Marks Promotion’s Fresno Debut on Dec. 9

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:46:18 -0700

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will head to Fresno, Calif., for the first time on Dec. 9.



New UFC 216 Poster, Lineup Confirm Demetrious Johnson-Ray Borg Rebooking For Oct. 7

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:00:57 -0700

Demetrious Johnson will get to for an Ultimate Fighting Championship record 11th straight title defense before 2017 closes out.






UFC Fight Night 116 Medical Suspensions: ‘Zu’ Gets Indefinite Layoff For Right Eye Injury

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:15:18 -0700

A pair of late replacements are looking at the most serious suspensions after UFC Fight Night 116.



Report: Jose Aldo, Ricardo Lamas Agree in Principle to Rematch at Unnamed December UFC Card

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:45:53 -0700

Brazilian media outlet Combate reported on Monday that former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight champion Jose Aldo and one of his previous title challengers, Ricardo Lamas, have agreed in principle to a rematch.



‘Shogun’ Rua Gives Instagram Statement, Blames Knee Injury for UFC Fight Night 117 Withdrawal

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:37:50 -0700

To no one's surprise, it's a lingering knee injury that has knocked Mauricio “Shogun” Rua out of action. On Monday, Rua took to his official Instagram account to give his first statement since his withdrawal from the UFC Fight Night 117 main event.



Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin Play-by-Play & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:55:12 -0700

Sherdog's live Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Gennady “GGG” Golovkin play-by-play and round-by-round scoring kicks off Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.



UFC Fight Night 116 Bonuses: Perry, Hall, Gillespie, Gonzalez Pocket $50K

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:51:51 -0700

Mike Perry’s penchant for spectacular knockouts is becoming a lucrative business.



Ex-UFC Middleweight Champ Luke Rockhold Targets Eventual Move to 205 Pounds

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:35:55 -0700

Luke Rockhold had just made an emphatic return to the middleweight division with an emphatic stoppage of David Branch in the UFC Fight Night 116 headliner, but he was already pondering a future in a different weight class on Saturday night.



Gennady Golovkin Controls ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Settles for Split Draw to Set Up Inevitable Rematch

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:21:08 -0700

With all due respect to Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's “Money Fight,” Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin's legitimate middleweight title fight was unquestionably the biggest fight on the boxing calendar in 2017. So anticipated perhaps that some fight fans would've liked to see it twice, including judge Adalaide Byrd.



Luke Rockhold Strikes David Branch into Submission in UFC Fight Night 116 Main Event

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 21:45:52 -0700

Luke Rockhold forced David Branch to tap to strikes in the second round of their UFC Fight Night 116 headliner in Pittsburgh.



Yushin Okami Replaces ‘Shogun,’ Meets Ovince St. Preux in UFC Fight Night 117 Main Event

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 19:55:16 -0700

UFC Fight Night 117 has a new headliner, as Yushin Okami has replaced Mauricio Rua and will meet Ovince St. Preux in Japan on Sept. 23.



UFC Fight Night 116 ‘Rockhold vs. Branch’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:57:12 -0700

Sherdog.com's live coverage of UFC Fight Night 116 “Rockhold vs. Branch” kicks off Saturday at 8 p.m. ET from the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Penn.






Yair Rodriguez Documentary ‘El Pantera’ Set for Oct. 14 Premiere in New York

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:48:40 -0700

“El Pantera,” a documentary chronicling the rise of Mexican UFC star Yair Rodriguez, will premiere at the New York Latino Film Festival Presented by HBO on Oct. 14.



Heather Hardy Gets Foe for Sophomore MMA Appearance at Bellator 185

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:35:54 -0700

Professional boxing star Heather Hardy has an opponent for her second MMA appearance.



UFC Fight Night 116 Weigh-in Results: Luke Rockhold, David Branch Cleared for Combat

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:59:05 -0700

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will venture to Pittsburgh for the third time Saturday, as the promotion will host a 10-bout card at PPG Paints Arena.



Weigh-in Video, Pictures & Results: Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin Greenlit

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:47:32 -0700

One of boxing’s most anticipated showdowns is on the cusp of unfolding after years of build up.



Daniel Cormier Urges Fans to Show Compassion for Rival Jon Jones

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:16:54 -0700

Now that he is newly reinstated as light heavyweight champion, it would be easy for Daniel Cormier to gloat.



Dakota Cochrane vs. Ciro Rodrigues Tops Legacy Fighting Alliance 25 in Omaha

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:17:02 -0700

A welterweight clash between Dakota Cochrane and Ciro Rodrigues will serve as the main event for Legacy Fighting Alliance 25.



Felipe Arantes Withdraws from UFC Fight Night 116 Bout vs. Luke Sanders Due to Illness

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:37:17 -0700

UFC Fight Night 116 is down one bout after Felipe Arantes was forced to withdraw from a scheduled bantamweight clash against Luke Sanders due to illness.