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LFA 82’s Jamal Pogues: A Kid From the Hood  18h00 20 février
Dan Kuhl
People can run from trouble, but sometimes trouble catches up. There are countless stories of individuals that grew up in tough situations, and no matter what they did to get away, their past always seemed to find them. Jamal Pogues grew up in a rough part of Los Angeles. His family tried to move...
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Out of Obscurity: LFA 82, Combate 55 and RCC Road to the PFL’  15h00 20 février
Bryan Henderson
Every week, Combat Press takes a look at three regional, developmental and international cards from the upcoming weekend, previewing from each a single fight to which people should pay close attention. We will also list other significant bouts from the card, as well as information on how to follow...
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Five Ways to Clear Up the UFC Heavyweight Logjam  07h00 20 février
Combat Press
The UFC expects 2020 to be a big year for the promotion with Conor McGregor back in the octagon, Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight championship, and Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson already booked. Unfortunately, this year also sees the UFC facing significant issues in its biggest...
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Toe-to-Toe: UFC on ESPN 26 Preview and Predictions  20h30 18 février
Andrew Sumian
Lightweight fireworks This weekend, the UFC heads down under to beautiful Auckland, New Zealand, for the third time for a card headlined by Paul Felder and Dan Hooker. Both men are equally anxious to get back into the Octagon and continue their climb toward UFC lightweight supremacy. Felder and...
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Rizin 21 Preview and Predictions  18h00 18 février
Bryan Henderson
They can’t all be big shows. The lineup for this weekend’s Rizin 21 affair is not as stacked with marquee names as the 2019 year-end card from Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation, but this doesn’t mean it should be overlooked. Quite the opposite, in fact. Saturday’s show could serve as a launchpad to...
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UFC 247 and the Prospect of Live Stats  18h00 18 février
Dane McGuire
As a writer who does side work focusing on combat-sports betting, I should be happy with the result of the UFC 247 championship main event between Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes. I picked Jones to defeat Reyes by decision in their bout for the UFC light-heavyweight title. That’s another W in the...
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Bellator 240 and Bellator Dublin Preview and Predictions  22h00 17 février
Bryan Henderson
The distance between Thackerville, Okla., and Dublin, Ireland, is 4,418 miles. This weekend, though, these two locales will seem much closer to each other. They play host to a Bellator MMA doubleheader. After Friday’s Bellator 239 show in Oklahoma, the attention turns to Dublin on Saturday. The...
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Bellator 239: Ruth vs. Amasov Preview and Predictions  20h00 17 février
Bryan Henderson
It’s rare to see a mixed martial artist with more than 20 wins and no losses. It’s even less likely to see such a fighter who has maintained this pristine mark while competing at the highest levels. Fedor Emelianenko is perhaps the only example that most fans could name. Well, it might not be long ...
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BKFC 10: Lombard vs. Mundell Fight Night Photo Gallery  22h15 16 février
Phil Lambert
On Saturday, Feb. 15, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships hosted its 10th event from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In the night’s main event, UFC veteran Hector Lombard made his promotional debut against David Mundell in a cruiserweight match-up. The co-main...
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BKFC 10 Results: Lombard Tops Mundell, Alers Defeats Harris  07h00 15 février
Combat Press
On Saturday, Feb. 15, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships hosted its 10th event from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In the night’s main event, UFC veteran Hector Lombard made his promotional debut against David Mundell in a cruiserweight match-up. The co-main...