• UFC on FOX 31 co-main event breakdown: Which streak snaps with Edson Barboza vs. Dan Hooker?
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  • Bellator 213 pre-event facts: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane seeks rare 8-0 Bellator start
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    The second half of the Bellator’s Hawaii doubleheader takes place Saturday with Bellator 213, which is set to go down at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu and stream exclusively on DAZN following prelims on MMAjunkie. Hawaii’s own Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0 MMA, 7-0 BMMA) takes center stage on the card. The most successful female fighter in company history will attempt to extend her unbeaten record when she takes on her sternest test yet in veteran and... Read more »
  • Ed Ruth, Neiman Gracie talk grand prix, clash of styles at Bellator 213
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    Ed Ruth and Neiman Gracie agree on what’s going to happen when they meet in the opening round of the Bellator welterweight grand prix. In a matchup of two grappling specialists and undefeated fighters, striking will be key. Where they differ is what happens after that. “And I’m a wrestler who loves to strike,” Ruth (6-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) told MMAjunkie in advance of his DAZN-streamed fight against Gracie (8-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) at Bellator 213, which... Read more »
  • Report: Aldo vs. Moicano in the works for UFC Fortaleza
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    Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo is reportedly headed to Fortaleza against fellow countryman Renato Moicano. It wasn’t Cub Swanson or Michael Johnson, but it seems Jose Aldo got his wish after all. After recently stating that he wanted to fight early in 2019 so that he could finish the last three fights of his contract, MMAjunkie reported that the former UFC featherweight champion scored a spot on the card he set his... Read more »
  • Jose Aldo vs. Renato Moicano verbally agreed for UFC Fortaleza
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    Renato Moicano is wasting no time. Days after serving as a backup fighter at UFC 231 in Toronto, the featherweight contender is now expected to face former 145-pound champion Jose Aldo in the co-main event of UFC Fortaleza on Feb. 2, sources told MMA Fighting following a report by MMAjunkie. Aldo last fought in July, improving to 27-4 in MMA with a first-round knockout victory over Jeremy Stephens. The Nova Uniao fighter, who lost three... Read more »