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Bellator 224 Preview

Photo courtesy of Bellator MMA. Bellator 224 will go down in Thackerville, Oklahoma on July 12th headlined with the women’s featherweight title between Julia Budd and Olga Rubin.  Prelims Of Interest Light Heavyweight: Jordan Young vs. Joel Bauman Young and Bauman are both undefeated in their professional mixed martial arts career. Young may have the highest potential of any Bellator 224 prelim fighter. At only 24 years of age, he touts an unblemished record of 10-0 with eight finishes (all submissions). His last four fights have all ended by submission, three of which came in the first round. Bauman owns...

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Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos: All Things Considered

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 04: (L-R) Jon Jones and Thiago Santos of Brazil pose for the media during the UFC 239 Ultimate Media Day at T-Mobile Arena on July 4, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) The UFC light heavyweight title will be up for grabs when the gate shuts on Saturday night at UFC 239 in Las Vegas. The reigning champion and (essentially) unbeaten mixed martial arts great Jon Jones will take on 205 pound newcomer Thiago Santos. The two have taken dissimilar paths to headlining International Fight Week,...

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