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Like Friend Ronda Rousey, Pauline Macias Making It in MMA

Admittedly over the course of her first two amateur fights, flyweight prospect Pauline Macias has found MMA to be a bit more challenging than what she was used to before in Judo, but nonetheless she’s been able to use her skillset to win both matches. “It’s been a little rocky,” Macias told MMAWeekly.com. “There’s been some hesitation in striking, which ...

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Ryan Bader Retains Belt and Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Captures Title (Bellator 186 Results)

The Bellator MMA cage was on campus at Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania on Friday at the Bryce Jordan Center for Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell. The fight card featured two title fights and was headlined by a light heavyweight title bout between champion Ryan Bader and challenger Linton Vassell. Bader wasted no time employing his wrestling predigree ...

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Watch the Bellator 186 Prelims, Streaming Live and Free

PLAYER NOTES: Press the play button in the center and then again in the lower left corner. (Video courtesy of Bellator and Spike | Viewing may be limited by broadcast rights restrictions) Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell goes down on Friday at Penn State University, and airs on Spike. But before the main card that includes Ryan Bader’s title defense ...

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For Itzel Esquivel, Movement is Key at LFA 26

When it comes to her first round loss to Maycee Barber at LFA 14 in June, strawweight Itzel Esquivel acknowledges that she had tunnel vision in the bout and contributed quite a bit to her loss. In particular, Esquivel was so set on ending the fight that she put herself in a lot of bad spots that she couldn’t work ...

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