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Agilan Thani decisions Yoshihiro Akiyama in three-round slugfest at ONE: Legendary Quest

Yoshihiro Akiyama’s career has contained many highlights. But Saturday wasn’t one of them as the Japanese veteran found himself unable to cope with the early pace set by Malaysian welterweight Agilan Thani. The contest at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai began with Thani on the front foot. He was relentless in his attacks and mixed up punches with takedown attempts, ...

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Bellator 222 Recap: Rory MacDonald Defends & Machida Lands Vicious Knee to Sonnen

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) MMAWeekly: The Low Down’s Jake Hattan recaps Bellator 222 including Lyoto Machida’s vicious knockout of Chael Sonnen, Rory MacDonald defending his welterweight title and handing Neiman Gracie his first loss, and Conor McGregor teammate Dillon Danis’ second professional MMA victory. TRENDING > TJ Dillashaw: ‘I cheated. I don’t want to create any excuses.’ Read more ...

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Bellator 222 Fight Highlights: Lyoto Machida KO sends Chael Sonnen into retirement

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Bellator 222 featured welterweight champion Rory MacDonald putting the first loss on Neiman Gracie’s previously spotless record, as he defended his belt and moved on to the final of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix. The Bellator 222 co-main event saw former UFC champion Lyoto Machida take out Chael Sonnen, sending him into retirement. TRENDING > ...

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Bellator re-signs Fedor Emelianenko for his ‘retirement tour’

Fedor Emelianenko has signed a contract extension with Bellator MMA. The fight promotion announced the deal Saturday night. “I am pleased that we were able to sign Fedor, the greatest heavyweight of all time, to a new contract extension,” Bellator President Scott Coker said. “He is someone that I consider a friend in this business and am even more pleased ...

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