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Invicta FC 40 results: Emily Ducote rallies for decision over Juliana Lima
The first Invicta FC event since the COVID pandemic began featured a solid strawweight scrap in the main event.        Related StoriesInvicta FC 40 weigh-in results: Weight-cutting issue forces one fight cancellation'Capoeira vs. kung fu': UFC 251's Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos relishes challenge of Muslim SalikhovCoach Eric Albarracin: Henry Cejudo will only return Alexander Volkanovski legacy bout 
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UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich charged with DWI in Illinois
The incident marked the second time in two years the inaugural UFC welterweight champion was booked for drunk driving.        Related Stories'Capoeira vs. kung fu': UFC 251's Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos relishes challenge of Muslim SalikhovCoach Eric Albarracin: Henry Cejudo will only return Alexander Volkanovski legacy boutMatt Frevola details fallout from UFC on ESPN 11 fight cancellation due to COVID-19 
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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for June: The 'Human Backpack' strikes again
With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submission from June 2020.        Related StoriesDustin Poirier prefers next UFC title shot comes right way: 'I don't want to slide in ... I want to earn it'Best at the break: Naming MMA's midyear award winners for 2020Matt Frevola details fallout from UFC on ESPN 11 fight cancellation due to COVID-19 
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Coach Eric Albarracin: Henry Cejudo will only return Alexander Volkanovski legacy bout
Coach Eric Albarracin says there's one thing which could bring Henry Cejudo out of retirement.        Related StoriesAlexander Volkanovski has clear advantage vs. Max Holloway in one regard, coach explainsDustin Poirier prefers next UFC title shot comes right way: 'I don't want to slide in ... I want to earn it'Matt Frevola details fallout from UFC on ESPN 11 fight cancellation due to COVID-19 
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'Capoeira vs. kung fu': UFC 251's Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos relishes challenge of Muslim Salikhov
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos is looking forward to testing his striking against the stand-up skills of "The King of Kung Fu."       Related StoriesJose Aldo: Weight cut to 135 pounds 'has actually been a lot easier than it was at 145'Alexander Volkanovski has clear advantage vs. Max Holloway in one regard, coach explainsMatt Frevola details fallout from UFC on ESPN 11 fight cancellation due to COVID-19 
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Jose Aldo: Weight cut to 135 pounds 'has actually been a lot easier than it was at 145'
Jose Aldo says he's feeling good ahead of his bantamweight title fight vs. Petr Yan at UFC 251.       Related StoriesAlexander Volkanovski has clear advantage vs. Max Holloway in one regard, coach explainsMike Breeden vs. Anthony Romero in the works for Dana White's Contender Series on Aug. 25Paul Craig joins U.K. contingent heading to UFC 'Fight Island,' faces Gadzhimurad Antigulov on July 25 
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Alexander Volkanovski has clear advantage vs. Max Holloway in one regard, coach explains
"Max, I just know from experience, to change some of the things that they're trying to take away from Alex, it takes years."       Related StoriesMike Breeden vs. Anthony Romero in the works for Dana White's Contender Series on Aug. 25Paul Craig joins U.K. contingent heading to UFC 'Fight Island,' faces Gadzhimurad Antigulov on July 25Dustin Poirier prefers next UFC title shot comes right way: 'I don't want to slide in ... I want to earn it' 
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Mike Breeden vs. Anthony Romero in the works for Dana White's Contender Series on Aug. 25
Two more UFC hopefuls will square off with a potential contract on the line.        Related StoriesPaul Craig joins U.K. contingent heading to UFC 'Fight Island,' faces Gadzhimurad Antigulov on July 25Dustin Poirier prefers next UFC title shot comes right way: 'I don't want to slide in ... I want to earn it'Best at the break: Naming MMA's midyear award winners for 2020 
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Dustin Poirier prefers next UFC title shot comes right way: 'I don't want to slide in ... I want to earn it'
Don't expect Dustin Poirier to volunteer his services should Khabib Nurmagomedov or Justin Gaethje fall out of their title unifier.       Related StoriesQuarantine classics: The 5 best UFC fights during the pandemicBest at the break: Naming MMA's midyear award winners for 2020Eric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity' 
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Paul Craig joins U.K. contingent heading to UFC 'Fight Island,' faces Gadzhimurad Antigulov on July 25
A light heavyweight battle between Gadzhimurad Antigulov and Paul Craig has been added to the card for 'UFC Fight Island' on July 25.       Related StoriesBest at the break: Naming MMA's midyear award winners for 2020Two fighters drop out of UFC 'Fight Island' event on July 25Will Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder 3 beat the UFC to Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium? 
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Two fighters drop out of UFC 'Fight Island' event on July 25
The UFC's July 25 card has taken multiple hits.        Related StoriesWill Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder 3 beat the UFC to Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium?Quarantine classics: The 5 best UFC fights during the pandemicEric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity' 
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Best at the break: Naming MMA's midyear award winners for 2020
We've officially reached the halfway point of the 2020 calendar, which provides a good excuse to reflect on MMA's best so far this year.        Related StoriesQuarantine classics: The 5 best UFC fights during the pandemicTriple Take: Which UFC 'Fight Island' title fight has the greatest stakes?Will Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder 3 beat the UFC to Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium? 
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Will Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder 3 beat the UFC to Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium?
In a sense, this could be Dana White vs. Bob Arum.        Related StoriesUFC continues island-themed posters for Calvin Kattar vs. Dan IgeQuarantine classics: The 5 best UFC fights during the pandemicEric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity' 
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Quarantine classics: The 5 best UFC fights during the pandemic
Under less-than-ideal circumstances, UFC fighters have given us some memorable battles.       Related StoriesTriple Take: Which UFC 'Fight Island' title fight has the greatest stakes?Eric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity'UFC continues island-themed posters for Calvin Kattar vs. Dan Ige 
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UFC 251 free fight: Petr Yan sparks UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber
Ahead of his bantamweight title fight on July 11, watch Petr Yan's knockout over Urijah Faber at UFC 245.       Related StoriesEric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity'Rory MacDonald aims to reach potential in PFL: 'I want this to be the best part of my career'MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for June: A haymaker beats the buzzer 
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Rory MacDonald aims to reach potential in PFL: 'I want this to be the best part of my career'
Soon to be 31, are Rory MacDonald's best days still ahead?       Related StoriesEric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity'UFC continues island-themed posters for Calvin Kattar vs. Dan IgeAndrea Lee, Roxanne Modafferi agree to Sept. 12 UFC Fight Night bout 
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MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for June: A haymaker beats the buzzer
With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best knockouts from June 2020.        Related StoriesWatch Sean O'Malley show why *technically* his UFC 250 knockout was better than Cody Garbrandt'sSean O'Malley confident he'd knock out Cody Garbrandt, but 'there’s no way he takes that fight'Eric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity' 
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Eric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity'
Eric Albarracin thinks Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya coaching "The Ultimate Fighter" would take their rivalry to the next level.        Related StoriesUFC continues island-themed posters for Calvin Kattar vs. Dan IgeAndrea Lee, Roxanne Modafferi agree to Sept. 12 UFC Fight Night boutDana White's Contender Series: Your complete guide to Season 4 
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Andrea Lee, Roxanne Modafferi agree to Sept. 12 UFC Fight Night bout
Andrea Lee and Roxanne Modafferi both will look to get back in the win column when they square off.       Related StoriesUFC continues island-themed posters for Calvin Kattar vs. Dan IgeDana White's Contender Series: Your complete guide to Season 4Triple Take: Which UFC 'Fight Island' title fight has the greatest stakes? 
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UFC continues island-themed posters for Calvin Kattar vs. Dan Ige
The UFC features Calvin Kattar, Dan Ige, Frankie Edgar, and Pedro Munhoz prominently in the "Fight Island" poster for July 15.       Related StoriesAndrea Lee, Roxanne Modafferi agree to Sept. 12 UFC Fight Night boutPhoto: Ben Askren looks just like this 1940s Indiana wrestler, and it's freakyDana White's Contender Series: Your complete guide to Season 4 
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Photo: Ben Askren looks just like this 1940s Indiana wrestler, and it's freaky
Whoa.        Related StoriesDana White's Contender Series: Your complete guide to Season 4Triple Take: Which UFC 'Fight Island' title fight has the greatest stakes?Invicta FC 40 weigh-in results: Weight-cutting issue forces one fight cancellation 
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Triple Take: Which UFC 'Fight Island' title fight has the greatest stakes?
Although every UFC title fight is significant, some mean more than others.        Related StoriesOfficial poster for UFC 251 on 'Fight Island' revealedSummer UFC title fights ranked: Which was the best championship booking?Kevin Syler gets second Dana White's Contender Series chance, fights Kenny Cross on Aug. 4 
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Invicta FC 40 weigh-in results: Weight-cutting issue forces one fight cancellation
Invicta FC is set to return with its first event in nearly four months since the coronavirus pandemic forced a shutdown.       Related StoriesInvicta FC announces first event since COVID-19 outbreak, Juliana Lima vs. Emily Ducote to headlineKevin Syler gets second Dana White's Contender Series chance, fights Kenny Cross on Aug. 4Rose Namajunas explains why Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk isn't 'Fight of the Year' 
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Kevin Syler gets second Dana White's Contender Series chance, fights Kenny Cross on Aug. 4
Kevin Syler missed weight by 6.5 pounds in Season 3. Now at lightweight, he'll fight Kenny Cross on August 4.       Related StoriesRose Namajunas explains why Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk isn't 'Fight of the Year'12th Annual World MMA Awards voting is open; MMA Junkie, John Morgan, Mike Bohn nominatedPaul Felder details preparation to call every bout on 'Fight Island' 
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Photos: Invicta FC 40 official weigh-ins and faceoffs
Check out photos of the fighters on the scale, as well as their faceoffs, at the Invicta FC 40 official weigh-ins in Kansas City, Kan.        Related StoriesPhotos: UFC octagon girl Arianny Celeste through the yearsPhotos: Yoel Romero through the yearsUFC on ESPN 12: Official scorecards from Las Vegas 
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Rose Namajunas explains why Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk isn't 'Fight of the Year'
"If you think about the best fights when people say that, it's always a lack of defense, people that are getting hit a lot. To me, that's not the best fight ever."        Related Stories12th Annual World MMA Awards voting is open; MMA Junkie, John Morgan, Mike Bohn nominatedPaul Felder details preparation to call every bout on 'Fight Island'MMA rankings report: Where does Dustin Poirier rank after UFC on ESPN 12? 
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Paul Felder details preparation to call every bout on 'Fight Island'
Paul Felder is going to have an strong presence on UFC broadcasts when the promotion heads to "Fight Island" for four events in July.        Related StoriesMMA rankings report: Where does Dustin Poirier rank after UFC on ESPN 12?Jack Hermansson wants to make fans 'crave' for title fight by finishing Kelvin Gastelum12th Annual World MMA Awards voting is open; MMA Junkie, John Morgan, Mike Bohn nominated 
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12th Annual World MMA Awards voting is open; MMA Junkie, John Morgan, Mike Bohn nominated
Voting is underway for the 12th Annual World MMA Awards, and four of five Charles "Mask" Lewis Fighter of the Year nominees are UFC reps.        Related StoriesMMA rankings report: Where does Dustin Poirier rank after UFC on ESPN 12?MMA Junkie Radio weekly live stream on SportsCastr with guest Jon Anik (noon ET)Dan Hooker identifies errors in Dustin Poirier loss, targets Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira 
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MMA rankings report: Where does Dustin Poirier rank after UFC on ESPN 12?
MMA Junkie's George Garcia and John Morgan discuss the latest changes to the lightweight and pound-for-pound rankings.        Related StoriesDan Hooker identifies errors in Dustin Poirier loss, targets Tony Ferguson or Charles OliveiraJack Hermansson wants to make fans 'crave' for title fight by finishing Kelvin GastelumGeoff Neal blasts 'b*tch' Michael Chiesa, targets Tyron Woodley 
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MMA Junkie Radio weekly live stream on SportsCastr with guest Jon Anik (noon ET)
MMA Junkie Radio brings you a live streaming weekly show on SportsCastr to break down all the latest MMA news.        Related StoriesDan Hooker identifies errors in Dustin Poirier loss, targets Tony Ferguson or Charles OliveiraJack Hermansson wants to make fans 'crave' for title fight by finishing Kelvin GastelumMike Perry likes his odds versus Nate Diaz: 'I think he's a skinny, weak little (expletive)' 
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