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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, July 16: Where does Germaine de Randamie place after big win?

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, July 16: Where does Germaine de Randamie place after big win?

8 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

It was a big weekend for women's MMA, with both Bellator 224 and UFC on ESPN+ 13 headlined by important women's fights. At Bellator 224 on Friday night, featherweight champion...
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Daily Debate results: Is featherweight Bellator's best grand prix offering so far?

12 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Bellator is all in on the MMA tournament format of yesteryear, and it's been pretty great to see. Earlier this year, the promotion concluded its heavyweight grand prix, which...
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Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of a child in Colorado

13 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is facing some serious trouble. Trujillo, 36, was arrested by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on charges of sexual exploitation of a child...
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Scott Coker: Bellator discussing year-end Rizin event in Japan with possible Fedor return

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

In the midst of Bellator's featherweight tournament and fall schedule announcements, company president Scott Coker might have something else up his sleeve for the end of...
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Opening-round matchups set for featherweight tournament split between Bellator 226 and 228

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

Opening matchups for the Bellator featherweight grand prix are official, with a field twice the size of the promotion's other recent tournaments. A total of 16 fighters are...
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Watch Rafael Lovato Jr.'s championship banner unveiled for home fans at Bellator 224

Watch Rafael Lovato Jr.'s championship banner unveiled for home fans at Bellator 224

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

THACKERVILLE, Okla. - Newly minted Bellator champion Rafael Lovato Jr. got to bring his new belt home Friday and see his championship banner for the first time. Lovato was born...
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The Remix, Vol. 33: Female fighters front and center this past weekend

The Remix, Vol. 33: Female fighters front and center this past weekend

1 day ago   |   Sporting News

A look back at the mixed martial arts weekend that had women headlining events in Bellator MMA and the UFC, while also having a prominent role on the latest events from the...
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Poll: Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose D.C. statehood

Poll: Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose D.C. statehood

1 day ago   |   Politico

Every Democrat running for president in 2020 has come out in favor of making Washington, D.C. the nation's 51st state. But a new Gallup poll found support for granting full...
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MMA's week out of the cage: Amanda Nunes vs. Henry Cejudo at ESPYs; Conor McGregor turns 31

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by...
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Bellator 224 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Bellator 224 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

2 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums and, perhaps most...
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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at congresswomen of color

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin. Read more ...

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Police said the cars were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 - a small fraction of the price of the real thing. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Authorities called the situation a “tragic accident.” Read more ...

Federal judge permanently blocks Trump admin from adding citizenship...

Federal judge permanently blocks Trump admin from adding citizenship question to 2020 census

A New York federal judge has issued an order definitively blocking the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census in any form, despite the... Read more ...

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

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Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to...

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to minor girls'

A judge ruled Tuesday that R&B singer R. Kelly be held without bond on federal charges that he and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity... Read more ...

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

Garner's words “I can't breathe” became a rallying cry for police reform activists, coming amid a stretch of other deaths of black men at the hands of white officers. Read more ...

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on...

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

We spoke to the author of "Narconomics" and other experts about the estimated $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan. They said the drugs are probably... Read more ...

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

Chance the Snapper, as he came to be known, had been on the loose in the park for almost a week - forcing a partial shutdown of the site. Read more ...