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Bruno Malfacine Returns at Brave 16

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The 10-time IBJJF world champion, Bruno Malfacine will return to compete in Brave Combat Federation. Brave 16 will take place at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE on 21st September 2018 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation announced the details during Brave Global Expansion 2018. Malfacine made his promotional debut at Brave 11 where he won a first-round submission victory against Rafael Vinicius Pereira Costa. Malfacine is currently undergoing training at the American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida. He had...

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Media POV: How Did They Score the Cejudo vs. Johnson Fight?

The co-main event at UFC 227 was as close as fights come and it almost ended before it even began. Henry Cejudo rolled his ankle very early in the first round against Demetrious Johnson. After a back and forth battle, the judges’ scorecards were read and Bruce Buffer declared a new champion via split decision. I had the fight 48-47 for the former champion and one of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport, “Mighty Mouse.” But you don’t want to hear my opinion – when a fight is as close as this one was, I like...

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UFC Fight Night Beijing Set for November 24

UFC today confirmed its first-ever event in Beijing, China, will be held at the Cadillac Arena on Saturday, November 24. Limited early bird tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT BEIJING, Presented by General Tire, are on-sale now via and Following last year’s highly successful sell-out debut in mainland China, UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, is primed to deliver another thrilling night of action to fans in Beijing. Over the past few years, UFC has worked to identify and nurture the talents of top-tier Chinese athletes who have shown great strength, skill and determination to succeed inside the Octagon®.  UFC fans around...

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Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier Set For UFC 230

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – NOVEMBER 05: Nate Diaz watches as teammate Chris Avila of the United States enters the Octagon before facing Enrique Barzola of Peru in their featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Arena Ciudad de Mexico on November 5, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) The UFC 230 co-main event is set and boy is it a doozy. Nate Diaz returns to the Octagon to take on Dustin Poirier. The Los Angeles Times first reported the matchup. Diaz (19-11) has not fought since his majority decision loss to...

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The Sucka Debate: Does Covington-Trump Help The UFC?

On Thursday morning, UFC Interim Welterweight Champion Colby Covington made his mark on America. Prior to winning the interim belt against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225, the outspoken Covington said he would make a trip to Washington, D.C. to hand the belt to President Donald Trump. And that he did. Taking into account all angles of this very interesting White House trip, has decided to have a debate. Many staff members have mixed feelings, so we have elected to put pen to paper and let it be known as to whether this visit to the nation’s capital...

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Arjan Bhullar Returns at UFC Moncton Against Marcelo Golm

Following the first loss of his professional career, British Columbia’s Arjan Bhullar is set to return to the Octagon. The Ryan’s MMA/AKA product will face Marcelo Golm at UFC Moncton on October 27. Bhullar announced the bout via his Twitter account, however, deleted the post almost immediately. Bhullar (7-1) made his Octagon debut last September when he defeated Luis Henrique via decision. The first blemish on his rap sheet came at UFC on FOX 29, as Adam Wieczorek caught him with an omoplata. Golm (6-1), much like Bhullar is also coming off the first loss of his pro career. At UFC Fight...

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UFC 227 Countdown

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter [embedded content] Go inside the lives and training camps of four athletes in this episode of UFC 227 countdown.  Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw defends his title against former champion Cody Garbrandt; plus flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson takes on Henry Cejudo. Both the main and the co-main event are rematches. Dillashaw regained the 135-pound gold when he knocked out Garbrandt at UFC 217 in November of last year. That win put Dillashaw on a three-fight winning streak, dating back to early 2016. Neither fighter has competed since the last time they met. Johnson and...

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ONE Championship: Reign of Kings Results

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter ONE Championship returns to the Philippines on Friday morning. The Mall of Asia Arena in Manila plays host to a stacked fight card and we will be bringing you ONE Championship: Reign of Kings results all event long. The main event is a battle for the interim ONE Bantamweight Championship, as current kingpin Bibiano Fernandes is sidelined due to injury, Martin Nguyen and Kevin Belingon will face off for the interim strap. Veteran Shinya Aoki will return to the ONE cage in the co-main event against the always dangerous Shannon Wiratchai. Check out full results...

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Point-CounterPoint: Poirier vs. Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez punches Dustin Poirier in their lightweight fight during the UFC 211 event at the American Airlines Center on May 13, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. A pivotal match-up in the UFC lightweight division will headline the Octagon’s return to Calgary, as Dustin Poirier takes on Eddie Alvarez. This will be a rematch, as Poirier vs. Alvarez 1 went down at UFC 211. The first go-round left everyone, including the two combatants, wanting more. The first round was what you would expect from these two–a slugfest. “The Diamond” rocked Alvarez in the second round, but the bout ended when...

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