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MMASucka’s RIZIN 15 staff picks

RIZIN 15 poster taking place April 21, 2019 from the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. Catch all the action live on FITE TV for just $20 with unlimited replays. MMASucka staff picks are in for RIZIN 15, the promotion’s first event of 2019. All of the action will take place tonight/tomorrow morning at 2:00am ET (11:00pm PT) from the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. For live results of tonight’s card, please check out writer and RIZIN master Mike Skytte’s article here throughout the event. You can purchase this pay-per-view through FITE TV for an incredible deal of just $20 with unlimited...

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MMASucka’s UFC Fight Night 149 staff picks

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – APRIL 18: (L-R) Alistair Overeem of The Netherlands and Aleksei Oleinik of Russia pose for the media during the UFC Fight Night Ultimate Media Day at Hotel Astoria on April 18, 2019 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) An MMASucka staff picks doubleheader weekend is in store for you. The first of two cards sees UFC Fight Night 149 take place this afternoon, April 20, from the Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The main card will begin live on ESPN+ starting at 1:00pm ET (10:00pm PT). What was...

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MMASucka’s UFC 236 staff picks

LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 1: (L-R) Opponents Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya face off during the UFC 236 Press Conference inside T-Mobile Arena on March 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) MMASucka staff picks are in for tonight’s UFC 236 taking place from the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The five-fight main card will begin live at 10:00pm ET (7:00pm PT) on pay-per-view. Each bout will count towards our records for the 2019 season, along with yesterday morning’s ONE Championship: Roots of Honor card. Unfortunately due to technical issues,...

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17 Matchmaking Suggestions for the UFC Welterweight Division (April 2019)

LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 02: Kamaru Usman of Nigeria reacts to his win over Tyron Woodley in their UFC welterweight championship bout during the UFC 235 event at T-Mobile Arena on March 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC) The UFC welterweight division is at one of the most exciting times in the promotion’s history. Numerous veterans still linger near the top as many undefeated and hot prospects are on the rise. Tyron Woodley lost the belt to Kamaru Usman in March after a long championship reign. Lightweights-turned-welterweights Kevin Lee and Anthony Pettis have...

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Former UFC and Pancrase champion Josh Barnett signs with Bellator MMA

HAMBURG, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 03: Josh Barnett poses for a post fight portrait backstage after his victory over Andrei Arlovski of Belarus during the UFC Fight Night: Arlovski v Barnett at Barclaycard Arena on September 3, 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Former UFC heavyweight champion and Pancrase openweight champion Josh Barnett has signed with Bellator MMA. The long-time mixed martial arts veteran signed a contract for the company live on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show earlier this Monday, April 1st afternoon. “I just signed with Bellator on your show,” Barnett said to...

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MMASucka’s ONE Championship: A New Era staff picks

The final card of MMASucka’s triple-header staff picks weekend features ONE Championship: A New Era taking place Sunday, March 31st from the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan. To commemorate the best card in promotional history, there will be nine total MMA fights counted towards our 2019 records. This unbelievably stacked offering does not come often. All of the action can be followed for free on ONE Championship’s YouTube channel along with Bleacher Report Live. FOUR TITLE FIGHTS In the main event slot, Team Lakay fighter Eduard Folayang will look to extend his title run against Japanese legend Shinya Aoki....

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MMASucka’s UFC on ESPN 2 staff picks

PHILADELPHIA, PA – MARCH 27: Edson Barboza poses talks to the crowd prior to his lightweight fight against Justin Gaethje at 2300 Arena on March 27, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC) MMASucka’s second card of our triple-header staff picks weekend sees UFC on ESPN 2 taking place later this evening, March 30, from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The main card action will begin at 7:00pm ET (4:00pm PT) live on ESPN. Check out last night’s MMASucka staff picks for Bellator 219 written by fellow writer Connor Deitrich. Also, be on the lookout...

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