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Rafael Dos Anjos responds to McGregor smack talk

Brazilian UFC Lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos (24-7 MMA 13-5 UFC) was not immune to the smack talk of interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor at the UFC’s ‘Go Big’ Press conference a few weeks ago. But despite being the current king of the lightweight division and completely dismantling former champ Anthony ‘showtime’ Pettis for five rounds in a fight where ...

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Three pro debuts to watch for at this Saturday’s Caged Madness 38

Caged Madness 38 The main event at this weekend’s Caged Madness 38 features featherweight veterans Dustin Kempf and Michael Shields, but it’s actually the respective professional debuts of three lightweight fighters that you should look out for at the event. In one pro bout, Josh Rohler (0-0, 5-1 am) will square off against Marc McDonald (0-0, 10-3 am), while Devonte ...

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HOOKnSHOOT celebrates 20 years with Hall of Fame event honoring Chris Lytle

HOOKnSHOOT This Saturday’s HOOKnSHOOT event will be monumental for many reasons, including a 20th anniversary that the organization will celebrate by inducting four members into its Hall of Fame. The Evansville Coliseum is expected to be rocking this weekend, as the small Indiana promotion that debuted in the 1990s shortly after the Ultimate Fighting Championship hit pay-per-view in 1993 continues ...

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Hardrock MMA 75 set with middleweight champ Derek Smith

Derek Smith The lineup is set, as one of Kentucky’s longest-running organizations returns to Bowling Green tomorrow night for Hardrock MMA 75. In the night’s feature bout, middleweight champion Derek Smith (7-3) is set to defend his title against Tavae Lewis (1-2) at 185 pounds. Smith, a BG Beatdown product, has won his last six bouts after starting his career ...

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Big Guns 17 adds fifth pro bout, ammy main event

RFO: Big Guns 17 – The Exorcism To quote a Facebook comment when promoter Matt Trukovich announced this fight, “This just keeps getting better.” A fifth pro bout has been added to next month’s RFO: Big Guns 17 – The Exorcism card, as Chico Bays (1-0) is set to take on Tony Dipiero (0-0, 9-7 am) in a middleweight contest. ...

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