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Bellator 265 heads to South Dakota, adds Alejandra Lara vs. DeAnna Bennett matchup

Bellator 265 heads to South Dakota, adds Alejandra Lara vs. DeAnna Bennett matchup

3 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

Bellator is headed to South Dakota and they've shifted over an exciting women's flyweight matchup to the event. Bellator 265 will take place at Sanford Pentagon on Aug. 20 in...
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Ex-Bellator champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane says knee surgery forced her from Kana Watanabe fight

Ex-Bellator champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane says knee surgery forced her from Kana Watanabe fight

7 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Ilima-Lei Macfarlane was intent on rebounding from the first loss of her career, but was forced to withdraw from a recently scheduled bout. The former...
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Alejandra Lara vs. DeAnna Bennett added to Bellator 263 lineup

Alejandra Lara vs. DeAnna Bennett added to Bellator 263 lineup

19 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

Alejandra Lara has a return date to the cage. The former Bellator title challenger takes on veteran DeAnna Bennett in women's flyweight contest on July 31 at Bellator 263...
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After working her way to top, Liz Carmouche thinks quick Bellator 261 knockout sealed her title shot

After working her way to top, Liz Carmouche thinks quick Bellator 261 knockout sealed her title shot

25 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Liz Carmouche calls next dibs. At a Bellator 261 post-fight news conference Friday, Carmouche made it clear she thinks her 35-second knockout of Kana...
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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of Bellator 261, with Drake, Wiz Khalifa and Eminem

27 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a Bellator win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key...
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Kana Watanabe expects title shot with Bellator 261 win over Liz Carmouche

Kana Watanabe expects title shot with Bellator 261 win over Liz Carmouche

29 days ago   |   MMAjunkie   |   3 articles

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Kana Watanabe spoke with MMA Junkie on Wednesday ahead of her women's flyweight fight with Liz Carmouche at Bellator 261. Watanabe discussed what's on the...
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Why Liz Carmouche chose Kana Watanabe fight at Bellator 261 over waiting for title shot

Why Liz Carmouche chose Kana Watanabe fight at Bellator 261 over waiting for title shot

29 days ago   |   MMAjunkie   |   3 articles

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Liz Carmouche spoke with MMA Junkie on Wednesday ahead of her women's flyweight fight with Kana Watanabe at Bellator 261. Carmouche discussed why she chose...
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Liz Carmouche vs. Kana Watanabe co-headines Bellator 261 on June 25

Liz Carmouche vs. Kana Watanabe co-headines Bellator 261 on June 25

1 month ago   |   MMAjunkie

A pivotal flyweight clash will take place later this month at Bellator 261. Liz Carmouche is set to meet Kana Watanabe in the co-main event on June 25 at Mohegan Sun Arena in...
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A Humbling N.B.A. Moment Brings Cheers From Japan

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Going viral because you got dunked on? Yikes - unless you're Yuta Watanabe, whose effort has endeared him to a growing wave of basketball fans in his home country, Japan.
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As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the specter left by the...

As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the specter left by the pandemic?

The Tokyo Games will begin at last, after a yearlong delay that saw the world fragmented and locked down. The pandemic, still raging today, casts a shadow over the event meant... Read more ...

Bronx robber swipes $20K worth of jewelry from victim

Bronx robber swipes $20K worth of jewelry from victim

The NYPD on Thursday released video footage of a Bronx robbery that shows a pistol-wielding suspect swipe two neck chains worth a total of $20,000 earlier this month, police said. Read more ...

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Should vaccinated start wearing masks again with COVID-19 cases rising?

COVID-19 cases are rising with the delta variant, and some are again considering wearing masks, even after they've been vaccinated. But is it worth it? Read more ...

Meet The U.S. Olympic Flag Bearer You've Probably Never Heard Of

Meet The U.S. Olympic Flag Bearer You've Probably Never Heard Of

Eddy Alvarez, who plays baseball for the U.S. team, could become just the sixth person ever to medal in both the Winter and Summer Olympics. He took home a silver medal in... Read more ...

US water polo captain Jesse Smith to miss opening ceremony

US water polo captain Jesse Smith to miss opening ceremony

TOKYO - U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith will miss the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how many players from his team could... Read more ...

LEADING OFF: Cruz traded to Rays, White Sox vs Brewers

LEADING OFF: Cruz traded to Rays, White Sox vs Brewers

A look at what's happening around the majors today: Read more ...