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Conor McGregor posted a short explanation of his recent actions at a Bellator MMA event early Monday morning, before quickly deleting the post. McGregor, the UFC’s lightweight champion, caused a ruckus at a Bellator event on Friday in Dublin, when he leaped into the cage after teammate Charlie Ward won via knockout. Veteran referee Marc
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Former UFC middleweight champion and all-time great Anderson Silva has been pulled from a Nov. 25 fight against Kelvin Gastelum because of a potential doping violation, according to UFC. Officials announced Friday that the United States Anti-Doping Agency has notified Silva, 42, of a potential violation from an out-of-competition sample collected Oct. 26. UFC is
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UFC star Conor McGregor created a scene at Bellator 187 on Friday in Dublin, which he attended in support of SBG Ireland teammate Charlie Ward. McGregor, 29, was captured on video leaping over the Bellator cage, after Ward (9-3) successfully defeated John Redmond on the Bellator prelims. In an Instagram video posted by BellatorMMA, veteran
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Bellator MMA will host an eight-man heavyweight tournament in 2018, with the eventual winner claiming the promotion’s vacant heavyweight championship. Officials confirmed the plans to ESPN on Friday, following an initial report by USA Today. The tournament, dubbed Bellator MMA World Grand Prix, will unfold over the course of 2018, with the finals hopefully taking
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HONOLULU — Mixed martial arts fighter Angela Lee is recovering after a car accident in Hawaii. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported the ONE Championship female world atomweight champion will miss her title defense scheduled for Nov. 24 in Singapore. ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong wrote on his Facebook page Lee was driving to training on Monday
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Mike Putnam, an MMA fighter from Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, competed this past weekend near his hometown at Bellator 186. He allowed ESPN to capture the moments leading up to, during and after his bout with Scott Clymer. John Beale for ESPN Putnam gets measured by Bellator’s Jeff Miller as he checks in with Bellator at the
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