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Dana White: MMA fans should appreciate that President Donald Trump attended UFC 244

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Regardless of political leaning, UFC president Dana White says fans of mixed martial arts should appreciate that the President of the United States attended UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York. US Presidents have attended sporting events in the past, but Donald Trump’s attendance at UFC 244 marked the first time a sitting ...

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Bellator 232 highlights: Paul Daley lands 33rd KO, Douglas Lima beats belt off of Rory MacDonald

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Check out the Bellator 232 fight highlights featuring Douglas Lima taking the Bellator welterweight belt back from Rory MacDonald and Paul Dailey landing the 33rd brutal knockout of his career. Lima lost the belt to MacDonald nearly two years ago, but dominated him to take it back at Bellator 232, the second of back-to-back nights ...

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Douglas Lima defeats Rory MacDonald to win Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix and 170-pound title

The finals of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix took place on Saturday with familiar faces meeting in the Bellator 232 main event. Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald faced former titleholder Douglas Lima at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., in a rematch with the 170-pound championship on the line. MacDonald captured the Bellator MMA welterweight belt by defeating Lima at Bellator ...

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Michael Chandler vs. Benson Henderson rematch takes Bellator Japan co-main event slot

The co-main event of Bellator Japan, powered by RIZIN, is set, following Friday’s announcement that three-time former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler (19-5) will take on Benson Henderson (28-8) in a rematch of their epic 2016 “Fight of the Year” clash. Bellator Japan: Fedor vs. Rampage emanates from the iconic Saitama Super Arena on Sunday, Dec. 29 and will air ...

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