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3:50 PM ET UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo is undergoing left shoulder surgery after tearing his subscapularis muscle during his fight against Marlon Moraes earlier this month, Cejudo told ESPN. Cejudo said he suffered the injury in the first round of his fight at UFC 238. Despite the injury, he defeated Marlon Moraes
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2:44 AM ET Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from mixed martial arts on Friday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Bellator light heavyweight and former UFC middleweight title challenger made his decision in the cage after his second-round TKO loss to Lyoto Machida at Bellator 222. After the result was shared,
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2:09 AM ET Jeff Wagenheim NEW YORK — When Rory MacDonald was Rory MacDonald, a jiu-jitsu specialist like Neiman Gracie would not have stood a chance with him in a standup cage fight. But there they were, on their feet for the entirety of the first round of Friday’s welterweight championship main event of Bellator
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12:44 AM ET NEW YORK — Bellator’s bantamweight championship officially belongs to Japan. Kyoji Horiguchi (28-2) claimed Bellator’s 135-pound title in a unanimous decision win over Darrion Caldwell (12-3) in a cross-promotion bout during Bellator 222 on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. It was Horiguchi’s second win over Caldwell in seven months, as part
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12:43 AM ET NEW YORK — For more than 20 years, Chael Sonnen prided himself as a mixed martial artist who would “always make the walk.” On Friday, he did so for the final time. Sonnen, 42, retired in the Bellator MMA cage on Friday following a second-round TKO loss to former UFC champion Lyoto
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12:43 AM ET NEW YORK — For more than 20 years, Chael Sonnen prided himself as a mixed martial artist who would “always make the walk.” On Friday, he did so for the final time. Sonnen, 42, retired in the Bellator MMA cage on Friday following a second-round TKO loss to former UFC champion Lyoto
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12:44 PM ET After years of displaying an almost superhuman ability to both withstand and dish out pain, Rory MacDonald experienced an identity crisis in his last fight. Somewhere in the middle of a five-round draw against Jon Fitch in April, MacDonald started to wonder if he still wanted to do what he was doing.
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7:22 PM ET Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Marc Raimondi UFC San Antonio finally has its main event, according to UFC president Dana White. Rafael dos Anjos will meet Leon Edwards in the welterweight headliner of the July 20 card,
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