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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida - Two title fights as middleweight champion Chris Weidman defends his crown against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey will defend her title against top contender Alexis Davis.

    4:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Hands of Steel - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    6:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Flashback
    Mendes vs. McGregor - One of the most thrilling title fights in UFC history between The Notorious Conor McGregor and powerhouse Chad Mendes.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of WEC
    Future Stars of the UFC

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Europeans - Impressive fights featuring European athletes.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Johnson vs. Dodson - The UFC's first-ever Flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, makes his first title defense against John Dodson, winner of The Ultimate Fighter at Bantamweight.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    Fight Night from Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao - Irish sensation Conor McGregor meets fiery Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao in a main event sure to rock Dublin.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Edgar vs. Swanson - Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson; Bobby Green vs. Edson Barboza; Brad Pickett vs. Chico Camus; Jared Rosholt vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk; Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz; Matt Wiman vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg. From the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    Before They Were Champs

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor - Conor McGregor On the Brink with featherweight gold on the line at UFC 189; Joe Rogan riffs on the McGregor phenomenon; the Irish superstar's take on the hype game and mental warfare.

    4:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Flashback
    Mendes vs. McGregor - One of the most thrilling title fights in UFC history between The Notorious Conor McGregor and powerhouse Chad Mendes.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Presents
    The Notorious: Conor McGregor - In April of 2013, a future superstar made his UFC debut, as Irish prospect Conor McGregor got his buzzed-about shot in the big show. Follow the featherweight's rapid rise in the first six months of his UFC career.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Mendes vs. McGregor - One of the most thrilling title fights in UFC history between The Notorious Conor McGregor and powerhouse Chad Mendes.

    6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    Before They Were Champs

    9:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Flashback
    Aldo vs. Mendes 2

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Bone on Bone - Two hard-hitting teammates battle it out in the third quarterfinal fight. Then, a crafty veteran from Team McGregor faces off against one of Team Faber's most dynamic fighters in the fourth and final quarterfinal matchup.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    Fight Night from Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao - Irish sensation Conor McGregor meets fiery Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao in a main event sure to rock Dublin.

    5:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Flashback
    Mendes vs. McGregor - One of the most thrilling title fights in UFC history between The Notorious Conor McGregor and powerhouse Chad Mendes.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of WEC
    Future Stars of the UFC

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    Fight Night from Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao - Irish sensation Conor McGregor meets fiery Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao in a main event sure to rock Dublin.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Edgar vs. Faber - Levan Makashvili vs. Mark Eddiva; Yui Chul Nam vs. Phillipe Nover; Neil Magny vs. Hyun Gyu Lim; Luke Barnatt vs. Mark Munoz; Costas Philippou vs. Gegard Mousasi; Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber. From Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Mendes vs. McGregor - One of the most thrilling title fights in UFC history between The Notorious Conor McGregor and powerhouse Chad Mendes.

    12:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Machida vs. Rockhold - Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida fight.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of WEC
    Future Stars of the UFC

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson - Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson meet in UFC 144.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 183
    Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Prelims From Las Vegas, Nevada.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    Fight Night from Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao - Irish sensation Conor McGregor meets fiery Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao in a main event sure to rock Dublin.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Rogue Wave - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Hands of Steel - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event
    UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman/Edgar vs. Oliveira - Anderson Silva, braces for a title matchup against undefeated Chris Weidman. Plus, former champion Frankie Edgar meets Charles Oliveira in the co-main event. See all four athletes train then see their bouts from UFC 162.

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Rogue Wave - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event
    UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar - Featherweight title fight.

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Hands of Steel - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

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  • UFC Full Fight Video: Chris Weidman KOs Anderson Silva at UFC 162 By: Sherdog.com Staff

    UFC has released full video of Chris Weidman’s stunning knockout of Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in July 2013.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Fight of the Night Winners - Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva and Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Magny vs. Gastelum – Prelims : Andre Fili vs. Gabriel Benitez, featherweight bout; Scott Jorgensen vs. Alejandro Perez, bantamweight bout; Bartosz Fabinski vs. Hector Urbina, welterweight bout; Taylor Lapilus vs. Erik Perez, bantamweight bout. From Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Magny vs. Gastelum - Leandro Silva vs. Efrain Escudero, lightweight bout; Henry Cejudo vs. Jussier da Silva, flyweight bout; Diego Sanchez vs. Ricardo Lamas, featherweight bout; Kelvin Gastelum vs. Neil Magny, welterweight bout. From Monterrey Arena in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Head-Kick Knockouts - Vicious head-kick knockout highlights from Anderson Silva, Anthony Pettis, Lyoto Machida, Rashad Evans and more.

    5:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Cormier / VanZant / Edgar - Daniel Cormier's first person account of his epic UFC 192; 21 year old strawweight sensation Paige VanZant; Frankie Edgar's live Octagonside account.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bad Reputation - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 167: MacDonald vs. Lawler - Two years before they were scheduled to clash for the welterweight championship, Rory MacDonald and Robbie Lawler met in a Las Vegas showdown.

    6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Aldo vs. Mendes 2

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    UFC 187 - Get an inside look at UFC 187, one of the best top-to-bottom fight cards in MMA history, featuring two world championship bouts: Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title; Chris Weidman against Vitor Belfort.

    7:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC 1 on 1
    B.J. Penn

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Rogue Wave - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bad Reputation - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    12:00 a.m. ET MAvTV: King of the Cage
    Rogue Wave - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

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  • Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Friday



    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks: Prelims
    Edwin Figueroa vs. Erik Perez; Rick Story vs. Brian Ebersole; Thales Leites vs. Ed Herman; Evan Dunham vs. Donald Cerrone. From Las Vegas.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Belfort vs. Henderson - Jeremy Stephens vs. Rony Jason; Ryan LaFlare vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio; Brandon Thatch vs. Paul Thiago; Igor Pokrajac vs. Rafael Feijao; Daniel Sarafian vs. Cezar Ferreira; Dan Henderson vs. Vitor Belfort. From Goiania, Brazil.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night Weigh-ins
    Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Mental Breakdown - Two members of Team Faber come face to face in a drunken confrontation at the house. An explosive and highly anticipated American fighter steps into the octagon to face off against a very tough European opponent in the sixth preliminary fight.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort - It's a story of friends turned foes as Anderson Silva defends his middleweight title against former teammate Vitor Belfort; examining the bad blood between the two, then their championship showdown from UFC 126.

    10:00 p.m. ET AXSTV: AXS TV Fights
    Resurrection Fighting Alliance 32 - Melvin Blumer vs. Leandro Higo; Chad Curry vs. Landon Vannata; Marvin Blumer vs. Bill Kamery; Benjamin Smith vs. Craig Eckelberg. From Prior Lake, Minn.

    10:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 139: Rua vs. Henderson - Former champions Dan Henderson and Mauricio Rua headlined UFC 139 in a five-round war that proved to be one of the greatest fights of all time. Go inside their training and then watch the 2011 instant classic between two MMA legends.

    12:30 a.m. ET AXSTV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 404 - Bas Rutten and Ron Kruck discuss UFC FN 77; Pat Miletich and Michael Schiavello break down RFA 32.

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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier

    4:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of WEC Middleweights & Light Heavyweights - Kenda Perez hosts as the biggest names in MMA showcase their skills in the WEC Octagon. With Chael Sonnen, Mark Munoz, Brian Stann and more.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event UFC 139: Rua vs. Henderson - Former champions Dan Henderson and Mauricio Shogun Rua headlined UFC 139 in a five-round war that proved to be one of the greatest fights of all time. Go inside their training and then watch the 2011 instant classic between two MMA legends.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1 Joanna Jedrzejczyk - UFC Strawweight Champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, talks about how she became one of the most beloved Champions of the UFC.

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    5:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1 Joanna Jedrzejczyk - UFC Strawweight Champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, talks about how she became one of the most beloved Champions of the UFC.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Mental Breakdown - Two members of Team Faber come face to face in a drunken confrontation at the house. An explosive and highly anticipated American fighter steps into the octagon to face off against a very tough European opponent in the sixth preliminary fight.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    4:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 139: Rua vs. Henderson - Former champions Dan Henderson and Mauricio Shogun Rua headlined UFC 139 in a five-round war that proved to be one of the greatest fights of all time. Go inside their training and then watch the 2011 instant classic between two MMA legends.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson - Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans meets Dan Henderson in what both hope is a quest for title contention. Plus, heavyweights Roy Nelson and Stipe Miocic square off.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz/Belfort vs. Akiyama - Former light heavyweight champions Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz get a rematch of their 2007 bout. In the co-main event. Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama. See how the fighters prepared, then watch the action unfold on Main Event: UFC 133.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Joanna Jedrzejczyk - UFC Strawweight Champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, talks about how she became one of the most beloved Champions of the UFC.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Power Surge

    6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Power Surge

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

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  • Saturday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Saturday



    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Anthony Johnson vs. Josh Koscheck - Featuring Anthony Johnson vs. Josh Koscheck; Amir Sadollah vs. Phil Baroni; Ben Saunders vs. Marcus Davis.

    5:00 a.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 402 - Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice break down UFC FN Poirier vs Duffy; Pat Miletich and Michael Schiavello discuss Lion fight 25 and the AXS TV Fight's 300th show; guests Robery Maysey and Dan Henderson.

    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman/Edgar vs. Oliveira - Anderson Silva, braces for a title matchup against undefeated Chris Weidman. Plus, former champion Frankie Edgar meets Charles Oliveira in the co-main event. See all four athletes train then see their bouts from UFC 162.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Dos Anjos vs. Diaz - Lightweights contenders Rafael dos Anjos and Nate Diaz battle.

    6:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Strawweights - Three fights highlighting impressive Jedrzejczyk, Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson.

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Pena vs. Rakoczy - Women's final bout.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Rare and Unusual Knockouts - Flying knees, spinning kicks and backfists are just a few of the methods used to end fights in this episode of UFC Ultimate Knockouts. Featuring Carlos Condit, Travis Browne, Dennis Siver, Renan Barao and more.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Anthony Johnson vs. Josh Koscheck - Featuring Anthony Johnson vs. Josh Koscheck; Amir Sadollah vs. Phil Baroni; Ben Saunders vs. Marcus Davis.

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  • Saturday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Saturday



    5:00 a.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
    Covering every aspect of mixed martial arts.

    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 4: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: A Faithless Foe - After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Dos Santos vs. Miocic

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    7:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida - Enhanced replay of a memorable fight.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Knockouts of 2014 - The best finishes of 2014; featuring Mark Hunt, Donald Cerrone, Alistair Overeem, Dan Henderson and more.

    9:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Best of the Lighter Weightclasses - Fight finishes from the flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight and lightweight divisions, including the best from superstars such as Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Jose Also, Donald Cerrone and more.

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  • Jim Genia Joins Press Row By: Jordan Breen

    This week in “Press Row,” Jordan Breen and veteran MMA journalist Jim Genia discuss the latest news surrounding MMA in New York, the UFC's three-headed attack on the state, when the UFC's card at Madison Square Garden will really happen and why it may take slightly longer than expected.

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