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Cage Warriors 111 Results: Nathias Frederick stops James Webb to claim middleweight title

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LONDON — Nathias Frederick was emotionally embraced by his mother following his fourth-round victory over James Webb to claim the Cage Warriors middleweight title on Saturday night in the main event of Cage Warriors 111 at the Indigo. The middleweight duo fought to a draw in June at Night of...
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Paddy Pimblett on Joe Giannetti’s ‘tactical’ weight miss: ‘He came for a free holiday’

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LONDON — Paddy Pimblett detailed the scene when he realized that Joe Giannetti would miss weight and why he decided he wouldn’t fight when he saw Giannetti attempting to make the weight. The Cage Warriors front-runner also discussed how badly he took the news that his comeback fight wouldn’t be...
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Experts debate how dangerous is Dominick Reyes for Jon Jones?

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Jon Jones hasn’t fought in the Octagon since edging Thiago Santos on July 6, but his battle with motivation has played out on social media ever since. Jones just couldn’t seem to get excited about defending his light heavyweight title against any of the top contenders, including ESPN No. 4-ranked...
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Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes Set For UFC PPV On Feb. 8 In Houston

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Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes is a go. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto revealed that UFC president Dana White informed him that Jones will defend his light heavyweight championship against Reyes on Feb. 8. The bout will headline a UFC pay-per-view in Houston, Texas. BJPenn.com‘s Chris Taylor first brought word of the...
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Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes set as the main event for UFC pay-per-view on Feb. 8

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A light heavyweight title fight between reigning champion Jon Jones and undefeated contender Dominick Reyes is currently in the works for a pay-per-view event expected to take place in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 8. Multiple sources confirmed the fight when speaking to MMA Fighting on Friday. News of the fight...
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Dana White — Jon Jones to defend title vs. Dominick Reyes on Feb. 8

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Dominick Reyes on Feb. 8 in Houston, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. The 205-pound championship fight will headline the UFC’s pay-per-view event, which does not yet have an official number, inside Toyota Center. In the co-main event, women’s...
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Page vs. Melillo Set, Edwards & Shipman Scuffle (Video)

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Image Credit: Keith Mills/Sherdog.com Bellator London goes down tomorrow (Nov. 23) and the weigh-in results are in. Earlier today, the Bellator London weigh-ins were held. Headliners Michael Page and Giovanni Melillo both made weight. Page hit 170 pounds, while Melillo clocked in at 170.8 pounds. Co-headliners Fabian Edwards and Mike...
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Jared Gordon suffers broken orbital bone in loss to Charles Oliveira

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Jared Gordon might have to go under the knife after losing via first-round knockout to Charles Oliveira at UFC Sao Paulo on Nov. 16. “Flash” Gordon announced on his social media Friday that exams showed a fracture on his left orbital bone following his recent 155-pound bout in Brazil. The...
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Luke Rockhold Talks Weight-Cutting Issues, Likes Idea Of 195-Pound Division

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Image Credit: Newsday/Jeffrey Basinger Luke Rockhold admits that cutting down to 185 pounds took a toll on him, but a 195-pound division may sway him into making a return. Rockhold recently said he’s content with doing things outside of mixed martial arts. The former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion has...
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Jon Jones halts feud with Israel Adesanya until potential fight in 2021

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has had enough of middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. For the last several months, the two fighters have traded jabs through both the media and the internet, with neither one hiding their disdain for the other’s lifestyle. While Jones made it clear he was more...
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Floyd Mayweather teases ‘spectacular event’ with Dana White next year

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Floyd Mayweather is no longer retired. Could a trip to the Octagon be next? Mayweather, who recently watched an NBA game with UFC president Dana White, posted a vague Instagram post Thursday night. The boxing great said “@danawhite and I working together again to bring the world another spectacular event...
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Sage Northcutt Moving Down Two Weight Classes In ONE Championship

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Image Credit: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images Sage Northcutt plans on making the move to the featherweight division. ONE Championship’s featherweight division is 155 pounds. Northcutt has dabbled into both the 155-pound and 170-pound divisions. After suffering a brutal knockout loss to Cosmo Alexandre at 185 pounds, “Super” Sage hopes to...
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Sonnen Criticizes Jon Jones For Trying To Justify Dominick Reyes Fight

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Image Credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Chael Sonnen believes Dominick Reyes is a worthy title challenger, but he feels Jon Jones looks weak trying to justify the matchup. Many expect Jones’ next title defense to be against Reyes. UFC president Dana White said he was interested in booking Jones vs....
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ONE: Edge of Greatness results, videos: Colbey Northcutt wins debut

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Colbey Northcutt had no problem winning her ONE Championship debut Friday morning in Singapore. The older sister of Sage Northcutt entered the ONE ring for the first time to take on Putri Padmi in a flyweight bout at Singapore Indoor Stadium. Northcutt hurt Padmi on the feet in the first...
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The Great Divide: Is the UFC’s packed events schedule too much, just right or not enough?

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The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a fight, a crazy thing somebody did, a crazy thing somebody didn’t do, or some moral dilemma threatening the very foundation...
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Morning Report: Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants to be ‘female BMF’

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She used to want to be called “Joanna Champion’ but now there’s a new title Joanna Jedrzejczyk is looking for: The Female BMF. Earlier this month, Jorge Masvidal claimed the inaugural BMF title with a dominant, yet controversial win over Nate Diaz at UFC 244. The BMF title – the...

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