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June 14th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Bellator 222 main card preview Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie breakdown Lyoto Machida vs. Chael Sonnen breakdown Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrion Caldwell breakdown and more

June 13th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier Press Conference Reaction Khabib shoots down rematch with Conor McGregor Khabib says he wants to fight Poirier, Tony Ferguson and GSP in order to cement his legacy as greatest MMA fighter of…

June 12th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang Added To UFC China Rose Namajunas says she needs time off Tatiana Suarez says she needed time off as well Donald Cerrone Says His Eye is OK Rafael dos Anjos and Nick…

June 11th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Ricardo Lamas breaks jaw Jessica Eye comments on head kick KO Karolina Kowalkiewicz says she will keep fighting Blagoy Ivanov calls out Derrick Lewis Henry Cejudo injuries ankles Chris Weidman moves to 205 Cyborg will test free…

June 10th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: UFC 238 Recap What’s next for Henry Cejudo after he TKOed Marlon Moraes? Valentina Shevchenko finished Jessica Eye with a head kick, what’s next? What’s next for Tony Ferguson after he TKOed Donald Cerrone? Aljamain Sterling, Calvin…

June 7th, 2019
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In this special edition of the MMAOB Daily Show with Adam Martin, Sherdog’s Cole Shelton joins the podcast to break down UFC 238. Topics of discussions in today’s episode: UFC 238 Marlon Moraes vs. Henry Cejudo preview Thoughts on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 PFL 3 preview

June 6th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: PFL 14 full card preview John Lineker vs. Rob Font 2 added to UFC Greenville Devonte Smith vs. John Makdessi added to UFC 241 Sodiq Yusuff vs. Gabriel Benitez added to UFC 241 Melissa Gatto vs. Julia…

June 5th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: PFL 14 Recap Invicta FC 35 Preview Mairbek Taisumov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira and Islam Makhachev vs. Davis Ramos added to UFC 242 Wu Yanan vs. Luana Carolina added to UFC China Chris Gutierrez vs. Geraldo de…

June 5th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier official for UFC 242 Ali Abdel-Aziz says Khabib is UFC’s highest-paid athlete and has a GSP clause in the contract Dana White says Conor McGregor wants Khabib rematch Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim…

June 4th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: James Vick vs. Dan Hooker, Ray Borg vs. Gabriel Silva added to UFC San Antonio Joaquim Silva vs. Nasrat Haqparast added to UFC Sochi Krzysztof Jotko vs. Marc-André Barriault added to UFC 240 Derek Brunson vs. Ian…

June 3rd, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: UFC Stockholm recap Alexander Gustafsson’s retirement UFC Fight Night 153 Performance of the Night winners

May 31st, 2019
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In this special edition of the MMAOB Daily Show with Adam Martin, Sherdog’s Cole Shelton joins the podcast to break down UFC Stockholm. Topics of discussions in today’s episode: UFC Fight Night 153 Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Smith Preview Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon announced More thoughts on the UFC cutting Elias Theodorou

May 30th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Ilir Latifi injured, Volkan Oezdemir fight off Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Arman Tsarukyan added to UFC 240 Jessica Andrade robbed in Brazil Andrea Lee’s husband Donny Aaron jailed Cosmo Alexandre calls out Vitor Belfort Frankie Edgar says BJ…

May 30th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Cris Cyborg vs. Felicia Spencer added to UFC 240 Germaine de Randamie vs. Aspen Ladd headlines UFC Sacramento Claudio Silva vs. Ramazan Emeev added to UFC Sochi John Lineker requests release from UFC Elias Theodorou comments on…

May 29th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon, Jonathan Martinez vs. Pingyuan Liu and Josh Emmett vs. Mirsad Bektic set for UFC Sacramento Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakimov set for UFC 242 Abu Dhabi Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Taila Santos set…

May 28th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Urijah Faber is making a comeback Bryan Caraway released, signs with Battlefield FC Andre Pederneiras says Jose Aldo froze against Alexander Volkanovski

May 27th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: The UFC cuts Elias Theodorou, Wilson Reis, Eric Shelton, Marcelo Golm Alex Oliveira in trouble in Brazil Sergey Khandozhko vs. Rostem Akham added to UFC Sweden

May 24th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: PFL results UFC cuts Justin Willis Ismail Naurdiev vs. Chance Rencountre added to UFC 239

May 23rd, 2019
Adam Martin.

MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: PFL Season 2 week 2 preview Raphael Assuncao vs. Cory Sandhagen booked for UFC 241 Juan Adams vs. Greg Hardy added to UFC San Antonio Cosmo Alexandre blasts MMA fans for hating on Sage Northcutt Khabib Nurmagomedov…

May 22nd, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. Topics of discussion in today’s episode: Junior dos Santos vs. Francis Ngannou moved to UFC on ESPN 3 Minneapolis Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alexandre Pantoja added to UFC 240 Andre Fili vs. Sheymon Moraes added to UFC FN 155 Sacramento Gian Villante vs. Mike…

May 21st, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. In today’s episode, Adam gives his thoughts on new fights announced for UFC San Antonio, UFC 240, and UFC Uruguay. (Apologies for the technical difficulties at the beginning of the show.)

May 20th, 2019
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MMAOB Daily host Adam Martin breaks down the latest news in MMA. In today’s episode, Adam recaps UFC Rochester and gives his thoughts on the Rashad Evans HOF announcement.

May 16th, 2019
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Bellator recently announced some of the bouts for the upcoming Bellator 223 and Bellator 224 events. Here are the new fights, along with my thoughts on the new matchups below: Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Lovato Jr., Bellator 223 Bellator 223 takes place June 22 at SSE Arena in London, England, and the main event sees…

May 15th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The UFC recently announced its return to Sacramento, California, set for July 13 at Golden 1 Center. A number of new bouts have been added to the card, and my initial thoughts on them are below. Nicco Montano vs. Sara McMann, UFC Fight Night 155 Former UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano will return to…

May 14th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Two huge fights have been revealed for summer fight cards. The bouts are listed below, along with my first takes on both. Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar, UFC 240 The UFC featherweight championship will be on the line as Max Holloway takes on Frankie Edgar at UFC 240, taking place July 27 at Rogers Place…

May 13th, 2019
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Two of the best lightweights in the world are about to scrap less than a month away, and below are my thoughts on this brilliant matchup between two of the most exciting fighters on the UFC roster. Tony Ferguson vs. Donald Cerrone, UFC 238 A lightweight matchup between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone has been…

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May 10th, 2019
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Justin Ledet vs. Dalcha Lungiambula, UFC on ESPN 3 A heavyweight bout between Justin Ledet and Dalcha Lungiambula is also scheduled for UFC on ESPN 3. Ledet (9-2, 1 NC) opened up his UFC career with three straight wins as a heavyweight but has since gone 0-2 since moving down to 205lbs, including a brutal 15-second…

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May 9th, 2019
Adam Martin.

A trio of new women’s bouts have been announced for upcoming events. Here are the fights, along with my initial thoughts on them. Emily Whitmire vs. Amanda Ribas, UFC on ESPN 3 An intriguing women’s strawweight bout between Emily Whitmire and Amanda Ribas has been scheduled for UFC on ESPN 3, taking place June 29…

May 8th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Two of the best middleweights in the world are set to clash later this summer, and below are my initial thoughts on the booking. Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa, UFC 241 A middleweight matchup between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa will take place at UFC 241, which is set for August 17 at Honda Centre…

May 7th, 2019
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The UFC has been busy announcing new bouts for its upcoming ESPN Fight Night cards later this spring, and the UFC Greenville card is no exception. Below are my thoughts on the new fights added to the event. Dan Ige vs. Kevin Aguilar, UFC Fight Night 154 An intriguing featherweight fight between Dan Ige and…

May 3rd, 2019
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Fans have been asking for weeks what the main event of UFC Fight Night 154 would be, and for the longest time, no one knew. The event takes place June 22 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, and with local boy Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson unavailable to fight so soon after the beating…

May 2nd, 2019
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The MMA odds and ends series is usually reserved for my thoughts on the UFC’s new bookings, but we can’t ignore Bellator. The Scott Coker-led promotion has revealed some notable bouts for the upcoming Bellator 222 card, and below are my initial thoughts on these matchups. Chael Sonnen vs. Lyoto Machida, Bellator 222 Bellator 222…

May 1st, 2019
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Brock Lesnar isn’t coming back, and the date and opponent for the next title defense of UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been set. According to a report from ESPN, after Lesnar told UFC president Dana White he isn’t returning to the Octagon, Cormier will now fight Stipe Miocic in a rematch at a UFC…

April 30th, 2019
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The UFC has officially announced its return to Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates, on September 7. The announcement stated that the UFC will hold a number of events in Abu Dhabi over the next five years as it came to a “groundbreaking new partnership” with the city’s Department of Culture and Tourism….

April 29th, 2019
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UFC president Dana White spoke to reporters following UFC Fight Night 150 and answered their questions. Here’s what the boss man had to say in response to the MMA media’s questions: The bonus for “Fight of the Night” went to Mike Perry vs. Alex Oliveira, while “Performance of the Night” bonuses went to veterans Glover…

April 26th, 2019
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A number of quality bouts have been revealed for upcoming UFC cards, and my thoughts on them are below. Demian Maia vs. Anthony Rocco Martin, UFC on ESPN 3 Standout welterweights Demian Maia and Anthony Rocco Martin will fight at UFC on ESPN 3, taking place June 29 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Combate…

April 25th, 2019
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A couple new bouts have been booked for upcoming UFC Fight Night cards. Below are the bouts, along with my initial thoughts on them. Desmond Green vs. Charles Jourdain, UFC Fight Night 152 Desmond Green has gotten his wish. The lightweight will compete in his hometown of Rochester, New York when he meets newcomer Charles…

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April 23rd, 2019
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Several new UFC bouts were announced, and below are my initial thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Luana Carolina vs. Priscila Cachoeira, UFC 237 A women’s flyweight bout between Luana Carolina and Priscila Cachoeira is set for UFC 237, taking place May 11 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cachoeira…

April 19th, 2019
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The Octagon returns to Sweden for UFC Fight Night 152, taking place June 1 at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. Several new bouts have been added to the card, and they are listed below. Christos Giagos vs. Damir Hadzovic, Fight Night 152 Lightweights Christos Giagos and Damir Hadzovic are set to clash at UFC Fight…

April 18th, 2019
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The Octagon heads north of the border for UFC Fight Night 150, taking place May 4 at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. There have been several updates to the card, and the new bouts are listed below. Sarah Moras vs. Macy Chiasson, UFC Fight Night 150 Women’s bantamweights Sarah Moras and Macy Chiasson are…

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April 17th, 2019
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A couple new bouts have been revealed for upcoming UFC Fight Night cards, and they are listed below along with my initial thoughts on them. Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz 3, UFC Fight Night 151 In a trilogy fight, Charles Oliveira meets Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night 151, set for May 18 at Blue…

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April 16th, 2019
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The UFC has announced a number of new bouts over the last few weeks for its upcoming pay-per-view cards this summer. Below are my thoughts on these new matchups. Talita Bernardo vs. Melissa Gatto, UFC 237 Due to an injury to Jessica Rose Clark, Talita Bernardo will now meet UFC newcomer Melissa Gatto in a…

April 12th, 2019
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UFC Fight Night 151 takes place May 18 at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York, and the card recently had a number of bouts added to it. My initial thoughts on the new matchups are below. Megan Anderson vs. Felicia Spencer, UFC Fight Night 151 An intriguing women’s featherweight bout between former Invicta champions…

April 11th, 2019
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The Octagon heads to Target Center at Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 29 for ESPN 4. It’s been previously announced that the headliner will be a five-round welterweight rematch between former champions Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler, and now we know four of the other fights on the card, including a title eliminator in the flyweight…

April 9th, 2019
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UFC 238 takes place June 8 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois, and the card recently had a number of new bouts added to the card. Below are my initial thoughts on them. Aljamain Sterling vs. Pedro Munhoz, UFC 238 Top bantamweight contenders Aljamain Sterling and Pedro Munhoz are set to meet at UFC 238….

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April 8th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Last week, we heard the unfortunate news that Yoel Romero was out of his UFC on ESPN 3 main event middleweight rematch with Ronaldo Souza, who himself was a replacement for Paulo Costa. At that point, it was unclear who the UFC matchmakers would be able to call up on short notice. Well, the matchmakers…

April 5th, 2019
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UFC Ft. Lauderdale is set to take place April 27 at BB&T Center, and the main event was expected to be a five-round middleweight bout between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Unfortunately, Romero has pulled out with injury and the UFC is scrambling to find a new opponent for Souza. A few other bouts…

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April 4th, 2019
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Injuries have led to the shuffling of the main event of the UFC’s upcoming card in Russia, and my initial thoughts on the new headliner are below. Alistair Overeem vs. Alexey Oleynik, UFC Fight Night 149 The main event of UFC Fight Night 149 will be a five-round heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Alexey…

April 3rd, 2019
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The official press conference was recently held for UFC 237, which takes place May 11 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main event of the card was officially announced to be UFC women’s strawweight champion vs. Jessica Andrade, with a pair of co-main events featuring Jared Cannonier vs. Anderson Silva at middleweight and…

April 2nd, 2019
Adam Martin.

There’s a big free-agent heavyweight signing to report on, and also the news that a former top-ranked heavyweight has been suspended for life. Below are my thoughts on both in today’s MMA odds and ends. Josh Barnett Signs With Bellator Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett announced on Ariel Helwani’s ESPN MMA Show that he…