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Tyrell Fortune plans to punish Azunna Anyanwu at Bellator 233

Looking back over his two fights in 2019, heavyweight Tyrell Fortune is very pleased with how his bouts have turned out. He’s on the cusp of entering title talk, but he’s in no rush to take home the Bellator belt. First against Ryan Pokryfky in February, then versus Rudy Schaffroth in August, both for Bellator, Fortune was able to showcase ...

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Pro wrestler Melissa ‘Thunder Rosa’ Cervantes excited to make MMA debut at Combate Americas

After making a name for herself in the top independent and female wrestling promotions across the world as Thunder Rosa, Melissa Cervantes has decided to try something new and enter the world of MMA. Following the route of fellow pro wrestlers turned fighters like “Alpha Female” Jazzy Gabert, Allysin Kay, and “Sexy Star” Dolce Garcia; Cervantes will try her luck ...

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Kyle Crutchmer looking to exploit his advantages at Bellator 233

Since turning pro in June of 2018, it had been a pretty hectic first few months of welterweight Kyle Crutchmer’s career. Following his most recent win this past February, a unanimous decision over Josh Weston at XFN 356, Crutchmer had fought four times since his pro debut, with three finishes in his first four fights. “It’s been an experience,” Crutchmer ...

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Bi Nguyen’s wild ride with ONE Championship has brought out the best fighter in her

Looking back over her 2019, though the year started off slow for strawweight Bi Nguyen, the last several months have been something of a whirlwind. Upon joining ONE Championship in April, Nguyen has fought multiple times, across multiple combat sports, and has been enjoying the experiences she’s had with the promotion. “Ever since signing with ONE it’s been a wild ...

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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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