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UFC 177 Recap Show: TJ Dillashaw Reigns Supreme

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UFC 177 took place on Saturday night from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. In the main event, TJ Dillashaw retained the UFC bantamweight championship defeating late replacement Joe Soto. The co-feature had Tony Ferguson beating Danny Castillo by split decision in lightweight action. In today’s podcast Steve and BetweenTheRopes.com contributor Nathan McCarter recap Saturday’s show, what happens with ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 33 Preview Show

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UFC Fight Night 33 takes place tonight from the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. The main event will feature Mark Hunt battling Antonio Silva in heavyweight action. The co-main event will feature former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua facing off against James Te Huna. Steve talks to Senior UFC Writer for FOX Sports, Damon Martin to preview ... Read More »

UFC 167 Recap: Thoughts On The Main Event, Does The UFC Need Georges-St-Pierre And What Is Next For Johny Hendricks?

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We are back with an MMA podcast as Steve talks to Bleacher Report and UFC.com writer Duane Finley. The guys recap UFC 167 from Saturday night as they discuss who won the main event between Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks. Steve and Finley also discuss the aftermath of the main event, what’s next for St-Pierre and Hendricks, does the UFC ... Read More »

Ben Askren Gets His Release From Bellator

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All Ben Askren wanted to do after he completed his contract with Bellator was to go to the UFC. Now he will get that chance as Bellator has released the now former welterweight champion. It was a weird road to get to this point for Askren. “Funky” completed the last fight on his Bellator in July when he stopped Andrey ... Read More »

Bellator 97 Video Highlights: Chandler and Askren Continue Their Dominance

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Bellator 97 took place last night at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M. The main card opened with Patricio Freire knocked out Jared Downing in the second round. Then two Summer Series tournament finals took place as Ryan Martinez won the heavyweight tournament as he defeated Vitaly Minakov by a third round TKO. King Mo came out ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Podcast: Bellator 97 Preview

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On today’s podcast we preview Bellator MMA 97 as the event takes place tonight from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The card features two title fights as Michael Chandler defends his Bellator lightweight title against David Rickels and Ben Askren defends his welterweight title against Andrey Koreshkov. Also two tournament finals take place as Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal squares off with ... Read More »

Video: Bellator 97 Preview

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Bellator MMA Bellator MMA returns tonight with the final Summer Series event as Bellator 97 takes place tonight at the Santa Ana Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the main card airs on Spike TV at 7 p.m. ET following the preliminary card on Spike.com at 6 p.m. ET. The card features two title fights as Michael Chandler defends his ... Read More »