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  • UFC Phoenix Main Event Features Two Giants, One Fight
    by Dana Becker on February 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    The UFC makes its debut on ESPN with a main card featuring two top heavyweights from Phoenix. Former champion Cain Velasquez takes on Francis Ngannou live Sunday night. Below is the current fight card: MAIN CARD (ESPN/9 p.m. ET) Heavyweight: Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou Lightweight: James Vick vs. Paul Felder Strawweight: Cortney Casey vs. […] The post UFC Phoenix Main Event Features Two Giants, One Fight appeared first on Fightline. […]

  • Leo Santa Cruz Defends WBA Title With Decision On FOX
    by Dana Becker on February 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    WBA Featherweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz (36-1-1, 19 KOs) retained his title in front of his hometown crowd by winning a unanimous decision over Rafael Rivera (26-3-2, 17 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday night from Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. “I […] The post Leo Santa Cruz Defends WBA Title With Decision On FOX appeared first on Fightline. […]

  • Watch ONE’s Moving Feature About Demetrious Johnson’s Rise to Greatness
    by MMAFrenzy Staff on February 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Demetrious Johnson will make his ONE Championship debut next month, and recently the promotion released a moving video regarding his rise to greatness. The flyweight great will battle Yuya Wakamatsu at the March 31st “A New Era” card, in a contest that’s also a quarterfinal bout for ONE’s flyweight grand-prix. You can check out “Demetrious Johnson’s Inspirational […] MMA Frenzy […]

  • Bellator 216: Michael Page Gets by Paul Daley
    by MMAFrenzy Staff on February 17, 2019 at 5:53 am

    Michael Page outscored Paul Daley tonight at Bellator 216 to advance to the semifinals of the promotion’s welterweight grand-prix. Daley ended up looking to take the fight down, and although he landed several, the judge’s decided Page was more active and awarded him the bout. Here are the results for Bellator 216. Michael Page def. Paul […] MMA Frenzy […]

  • Bellator 216 Results: Michael Page Tops Paul Daley, Advances
    by Dana Becker on February 17, 2019 at 5:50 am

    It wasn’t the kind of dramatic finish we are used to with Michael Page, but he still showed his overall MMA skills at Bellator 216. Page downed Paul Daley via decision, advancing in the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix. He will face Douglas Lima in the semifinals. The bout served as the headline fight on DAZN […] The post Bellator 216 Results: Michael Page Tops Paul Daley, Advances appeared first on Fightline. […]

  • UFC on ESPN 1 Results: Ngannou vs. Velasquez
    by Jon Fuentes on February 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Tonight (Sun. February 17, 2019) the UFC hosts its first-ever event on ESPN. UFC on ESPN 1 takes place from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. It’s headlined by an epic heavyweight match-up. Francis Ngannou welcomes back former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to the Octagon. This will be the Mexican star’s first […] The post UFC on ESPN 1 Results: Ngannou vs. Velasquez appeared first on MMA News. […]

  • Highlights: ‘MVP’ Outlasts Paul Daley At Bellator 216
    by Jon Fuentes on February 17, 2019 at 6:15 am

    In the main event of last night’s (Sat. February 16, 2019) Bellator 216 event, Michael “Venom” Page outlasted Paul Daley. Page defeated Daley after five rounds of fighting. For a fight many expected to be a striking battle, Daley shot in on Page several times, getting the fight to the ground more than expected. However, […] The post Highlights: ‘MVP’ Outlasts Paul Daley At Bellator 216 appeared first on MMA News. […]

  • Bellator 216: Tyrell Fortune, Vinicius de Jesus earn impressive stoppages
    by Kristen King on February 17, 2019 at 6:05 am

    Bellator 216 was stacked with plenty of great fights, but there were three fighters who put on fantastic performances on the preliminary card. No matter what happened, it was going to be hard to top what was being billed as “the biggest grudge match in Bellator history.” All eyes were seemingly on the fight between […] Bellator 216: Tyrell Fortune, Vinicius de Jesus earn impressive stoppages – FanSided – FanSided – Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology – 300+ Sites […]

  • Bellator 216: Twitter reacts to Paul Daley vs. Michael Page
    by Kristen King on February 17, 2019 at 6:02 am

    Check out what Twitter had to say about Bellator 216’s main event between Paul Daley and Michael Page. Fireworks were essentially guaranteed with the fight between Paul Daley and Michael Page, but it didn’t play out like most would have expected. Returning to the promotion in 2015, Daley won his first three fights before being […] Bellator 216: Twitter reacts to Paul Daley vs. Michael Page – FanSided – FanSided – Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology – 300+ Sites […]

  • Bellator 216: Mirko Cro Cop wins extremely close decision over Roy Nelson
    by Keith Shillan on February 17, 2019 at 6:00 am

    Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic wins Bellator debut over Roy Nelson in a close battle. The crowd did not agree with the decision. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipov defeated Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28), in the co-main event of Bellator 216 on Feb. 16, 2019, live from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. […] Bellator 216: Mirko Cro Cop wins extremely close decision over Roy Nelson – FanSided – FanSided – Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology – 300+ Sites […]

  • Cageside Photos : Olli Santalahti versus Rafael Cordeiro at Cage 46
    by Jarno Juutinen on February 17, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    Olli Santalahti (9-3-0) beat Rafael da Silva Cordeiro (8-3-0) from Brazil at Cage 46. MMA Viking’s Jarno Juutinen was cageside in Helsinki to capture the Finn win a tough fight by unanimous decision over the experienced Brazilian. Check out photos here! The post Cageside Photos : Olli Santalahti versus Rafael Cordeiro at Cage 46 appeared first on Nordic MMA Everyday at MMA Viking. […]

  • WBA Featherweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz retains his title in front of his hometown
    by FightBookMMA on February 17, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    LOS ANGELES– WBA Featherweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz (36-1-1, 19 KOs) retained his title… […]

  • Betting Odds For UFC on ESPN 1: Is Francis Ngannou Favored To Beat Cain?
    by Andrew Ravens on February 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    The final UFC on ESPN 1 betting odds are in for as this event is quickly approaching for the Las Vegas-based promotion. UFC on ESPN 1 is here, and it goes down tonight (Sunday, February 17, 2019) from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The main card will air on ESPN at 9 […] The post Betting Odds For UFC on ESPN 1: Is Francis Ngannou Favored To Beat Cain? appeared first on LowKickMMA.com. […]

  • UFC on ESPN 1 Full Fight Card, Start Time & How To Watch
    by Jon Fuentes on February 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    ESPN will host its first UFC event on its main channel tonight (Sun. February 17, 2019). UFC on ESPN 1 goes down from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. In the main event of the night, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez makes his highly-anticipated return after two years. Velasquez faces feared knockout […] The post UFC on ESPN 1 Full Fight Card, Start Time & How To Watch appeared first on LowKickMMA.com. […]

  • MVP vs. Paul Daley Full Fight Video Highlights
    by Mike Drahota on February 17, 2019 at 5:55 am

    Paul Daley and Michael ‘Venom’ Page finally got the chance to settle their long-standing feud in the main event of tonight’s (Feb. 16, 2019) Bellator 216 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. MVP vs. Daley also served as part of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix. The fight came in with a ton of […] The post MVP vs. Paul Daley Full Fight Video Highlights appeared first on LowKickMMA.com. […]

  • Errol Spence: ‘Mikey’s added strength won’t make a difference in the fight’
    by Boxing News on February 17, 2019 at 3:18 pm

    By Aragon Garcia: IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. has a confident outlook about his upcoming fight against unbeaten four-time world title challenger Mikey Garcia on March 16 next month on Fox PPV at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photo credit: Andy Samuelson/Premier Boxing Champions) Spence (24-0, 21 Kos) says he doesn’t care how […] Read full article: Errol Spence: ‘Mikey’s added strength won’t make a difference in the fight’ @Boxing News 24 […]

  • Boxing Results: Abass Baraou defeats Carlos Molina
    by Boxing News on February 17, 2019 at 10:27 am

    Abass Baraou (5-0, 2 KOs) claimed the WBC International Super Welterweight title with a unanimous points decision against Carlos Molina (29-11-2, 8 KOs) last night at the CGM Arena in Koblenz, Germany. Baraou has made a sensational start to his professional career since joining the paid ranks in April 2018. The 24 year-old took home […] Read full article: Boxing Results: Abass Baraou defeats Carlos Molina @Boxing News 24 […]

  • Mikey Garcia on why he’s stepping to welterweight to fight Errol Spence
    by BN Staff on February 17, 2019 at 8:27 am

    ‘I’m going to establish myself as one of the best of the generation.’ In his own words Mikey Garcia explains why he’ll defeat Errol Spence The post Mikey Garcia on why he’s stepping to welterweight to fight Errol Spence appeared first on Boxing News. […]

  • Errol Spence – Size always matters but it’s about skills and intelligence
    by BN Staff on February 17, 2019 at 8:14 am

    Errol Spence fights Mikey Garcia for IBF welterweight title on March 16 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. In his own words he looks forward to the fight The post Errol Spence – Size always matters but it’s about skills and intelligence appeared first on Boxing News. […]

  • Boxing results: Leo Santa Cruz retains world title
    by BN Staff on February 17, 2019 at 8:01 am

    ‘I would have loved to have been even better,’ says WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz The post Boxing results: Leo Santa Cruz retains world title appeared first on Boxing News. […]

  • UFC on ESPN 1: Ngannou vs. Velasquez – February 17
    by Cody Rempel on February 12, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    Date: February 17, 2019Venue: Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, ArizonaTV: TSN/ESPN/ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass Main Card: (TSN/EPSN-9pm et)265lbs- Francis Ngannou (12-3) vs. Cain Velasquez (14-2)155lbs- James Vick (13-2) vs. Paul Felder (15-4)115lbs- Cortney Casey (8-6) vs. Cynthia Calvillo (7-1)145lbs- Alex Caceres (14-11) vs. Kron Gracie (4-0)170lbs- Vicente Luque (13-6-1) vs. Bryan Barberena (13-4)145lbs- Andre Fili […]

  • Bellator 216: MVP vs. Daley – February 16
    by Cody Rempel on February 12, 2019 at 6:06 am

    Date: February 16, 2019Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, ConnecticutTV: DAZN/Bellator.com Main Card: (DAZN-10pm et)170lbs- Michael Page (12-0) vs. Paul Daley (40-16-2)***Welterweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Final 265lbs- Vitaly Minakov (21-0) vs. Cheick Kongo (28-10-2)265lbs- Mirko Cro Cop (36-22-2) vs.Roy Nelson (23-15)170lbs- Erick Silva (20-9) vs. Yaroslav Amosov (20-0)125lbs- Colby Fletcher (1-2) vs. Valerie Loureda (0-0) Preliminary Card: […]

  • Bellator 215: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov – February 15
    by Cody Rempel on February 12, 2019 at 5:44 am

    Date: February 15, 2019Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, ConnecticutTV: Paramount TV/DAZN Main Card: (Paramount TV/DAZN-9pm et)265lbs- Matt Mitrione (13-6) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (28-6)170lbs- Logan Storley (9-0) vs. Ion Pascu (18-8)135lbs- Eduardo Dantas (20-6) vs. Toby Misech (10-5)135lbs- Michael Kimbel (2-0) vs. Jonathan Douma (3-1)170lbs- Austin Vanderford (4-0) vs. Cody Jones (1-0) Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com-7pm […]

  • UFC 234 Photo Gallery
    by FNA Staff on February 12, 2019 at 5:22 am

    UFC 234 took place at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, on Sunday February 10, 2019. Full results from the event can be found here. * More Images Coming Soon […]

  • Israel Adesanya defeats Anderson Silva in UFC 234 main event
    by Peter Bateman on February 10, 2019 at 8:05 am

    UFC 234 was emotional, with much on the line, and the Australian middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker forced off the card and into emergency surgery the atmosphere was tense. It was billed as the biggest night in Australian MMA history, and in a lot of ways it still lived up to that, but ultimately Australian fans […]

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