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Midnight Mania! Bellator 201’s Ilima-Lei Macfarlane cosplays as Lilo and Stitch

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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane fights Alejandra Lara tomorrow night for Bellator’s world flyweight championship. The headliners decided to make things fun at the weigh-ins today, dressing in costume. Macfarlane and her coach cosplayed as Lilo and Stitch, and well... just look.

A full breakdown of Bellator 201 can be found here, and you can follow the results and live play-by-play here


Insomnia

Congratulations to Donald Cerrone and Lindsay on the birth of their son, whose middle name might legally be “Danger” based on this post.

Happy Birthday DACson Danger Cerrone

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Andre Fili vs. Michael Johnson looks like fun

Holler at ya muhfuckin boy. Aug 25.

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Paul Felder had a lot happen in the past 24 hours- first Al Iaquinta took away the second fight in 2018 from Felder, as James Vick was tapped to replace him against Justin Gaethje. This left Felder without an opponent... but then a Yancy Medeiros injury opened the door to a late-notice welterweight fight with Mike Perry.

Mike Perry vs. Paul Felder is going to be a very violent fight. Felder has some balls on him to step up against one of the biggest hitters in the division above his.

Jazz boxing training looks really useful for MMA

This guy is pretty good with that blade

It looks like the UFC has shrunk their core fan base in some meaningful ways since 2006.

This is an impressive demonstration

Eddie Alvarez has basketball skills

Joanna Jedrzejczyk hitting pads ahead of her UFC Calgary matchup with Tecia Torres

Conor McGregor is apparently in the gym throwing his jumping switch kicks again

UFC president Dana White living what can conservatively be called “the good life”

Capri, Italy @danaiiiwhite @aidan_white_ @savy_white

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This week in gross things- if you don’t want to see gross things scroll past the next two posts

I believe the medical term for this is “gnarly”- Johnny Case had his eyelid cut by a toenail in sparring.

This was a funny headline. Conor McGregor isn’t running out of money, but congrats to an opposing manager for saying something that got people’s attention.

Boy that was fast @thenotoriousmma

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Yoel Romero posting his passed USADA test letters is a great quiet comeback to Robert Whittaker’s equally polite “magic” quasi-accusation.

#usada make a mistake and send this letter to me #iluhju #seeyousoonboi

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What a useful weapon, the man thought, looking at the beam that held up his deck.


Slips, Rips, KO Clips

Now that’s a wheel kick

Buakaw in the K-1 ring

This was a great boxing match

Back and forth Muay Thai

One of my favorite combinations ever


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