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Midnight Mania! Henry Cejudo’s manager tweets that he’s rematching Demetrious Johnson this summer

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MMA: UFC 197-Johnson vs Cejudo Joshua Dahl-USA TODAY Sports

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Several mixed martial arts (MMA) managers have a ... less than savory reputation. Like fight promoters, they often have incentive to misrepresent the facts. So, take the following with a grain of salt, but Ali Abdelaziz -- one of the highest profile MMA managers to retain a shady reputation -- tweeted that his client, Henry Cejudo, will be rematching Demetrious Johnson this summer.

This runs counter to claims by T.J. Dillashaw that talks to implement the “super” fight between himself and Demetrious Johnson are in the early stages. Henry Cejudo last faced Demetrious Johnson in 2016, losing via first round knockout.


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The malcontents and disaffected are joining Project Spearhead, the latest effort for and by fighters to gain employee status and unionize. I encourage all fighters to join — collective bargaining is likely the only way they will ever see a bigger slice of UFC’s pie ... much more than the 17 percent or so they currently receive.

Combat sports this weekend!

Machida vs. Belfort was announced, which has been dubbed “The Old Man vs. The Pee.” It’s fitting, because that movie was very slow-paced and this fight will be, too.

Alan Jouban may be a model, but his expressions after he wins are wild.

Angela Hill working her head movement:

I’m with Joe Rogan here: WTF, Russia ... curling?!?!?

What the fuck, Russia?

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Daniel Cormier was paid a visit by freestyle wrestling Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs:

Wow, how did they know exactly how CM Punk vs. Floyd Mayweather would go?

Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History @ufcfighteredits / @as_shopped_as_it_gets_ collab

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A suitably polite callout of Sage Northcutt from fellow uber-athlete Marc Diakiese:

Weird video time!

@mojahedfudailat

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This is what Georges St-Pierre spends his time thinking about? Makes sense.

Dennis Bermudez and his new friend:

Made a new friend in Iraq . His name is Arthur .

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Another respectful Michael Bisping callout, this one from Derek Brunson:

I mean ... Whoever made this did their best. Israel Adesanya liked it:

I agree with Joe Lauzon. Who is out here eating cereal with no milk?

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I want to punch him in the face.

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Teruto Ishihara is unhappy with his streak of decisions.

Dana White enjoys random violence from cats ... and so do I.

I’m gonna knock that smirk right off your face!!! #fightweek

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I’m calling it now: Won’t be a thing. Sorry, Carla Esparza

“Under water fighting” I predict this will be the next big thing #whalesharks #faceoff

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Good for the justice system and Bec Rawlings.

Rousey training WWE stuff.

Tonya Evinger faces surgery this Friday:

Mike Perry is the quintessential Florida Man ...

Elias Theodorou doesn’t have the market cornered on ring men. Not by half. Chas Skelly is coming for him.


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Slips, Rips, KO Clips

Good times!

Outta here ...

You have to love moments like these if you love combat sports:

Good bodywork is aesthetically pleasing to watch:

Wild man!

Hit his hips:


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I like this picture

Let's keep going, there's so much to see.

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