- 2 years ago
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Ninety days? More like a year.
That's the minimum time MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny
Benjamin believes former Bellator featherweight champ Joe Warren should
stay on the bench - if he returns at all.
"He needs a year off for his brain to heal and then reassess his life
and say, 'Is this what I want to continue to do?'" Benjamin told
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It took a bit longer than most expected, but T.J. Dillashaw's shotgun title defense ultimately ended as most expected. The unlikely challenger, Joe Soto, put in a solid effort, but the Team Alpha Male product had the fight in his hands from start to finish. Dillashaw landed combinations on top of combinations, inside other combinations. While Soto blocked much of the champ's offensive output, he had little response to the deluge of punches. Battered, Soto fell prey to a massive head kick in the read news >>
When Joe Rogan stepped into the UFC Octagon to talk to Ronda Rousey after her 16-second destruction of Alexis Davis at UFC 175, asking if the UFC women's bantamweight champion could step in at UFC 176 to save the pay-per-view, the MMA community held its collective breath. Could Rousey transcend everything, even her own superhero-like performance against Davis, and headline a card less than one month away? The answer is no, and UFC President Dana White was not pleased with the question in the fir read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Bellator MMA announced on Thursday afternoon that all Bellator tournament winners would no longer require reentry into a tournament to earn a second title shot. Bellator MMA has one again amended their tournament format. On Thursday afternoon, the promotion revealed that all past tournament winners will now be granted title shots without the need to reenter the tournament again. This means that tournament winners will now permanently belong to a "World Title Pool" that is eligible for title shot read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Bellator 118 Uncut takes you behind-the-scenes and into the locker rooms of Liam McGeary, Justin Baseman and Joe Warren, who competed on the May 2 fight card from Revel in Atlantic City. read news >>
Pat Curran taught Joe Warren he wasn't a featherweight.
Following a brutal knockout loss to Curran that stripped him of his belt, Warren, who fights Owen Evinger on Friday at Bellator 80, said his priority is fighting as a bantamweight.
Retirement, though, is not an option.
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Looking for an honest evaluation of what it's like to be stuck in bottom
position, letting a UFC win slip away with each moment you're unable to
push Stephan Bonnar off of you and return to your feet?
Look no further than Kyle Kingsbury.
"It was hard being in the middle of the cage and being teabagged in
north-south position and having 20,000 San Jose fans booing Bonnar, and
there's just nothing I can do about it," Kingsbury told MMAjunkie.com
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After succeeding as a lightweight in Bellator, Pat Curran feels comfortable back down at featherweight. He challenges champion Joe Warren Friday night at Bellator 60. read news >>
- 3 years ago
- 112 views
Joe Warren’s unanimous decision win over Marcos Galvao had fans and pundits shouting “robbery” as soon as the judges’ scorecards were read, but the Bellator featherweight champion made no apologies for his controversial victory on Saturday night. read news >>
Marcos Galvao respects Bellator Fighting Championships featherweight titleholder Joe Warren as a mixed martial artist. However, Warren’s propensity for pre-fight rhetoric does little to impress the Nova União representative. read news >>
Heavyweight kickboxing contender Benjamin Adegbuyi first made contact with Alexander Gustafsson earlier this year when he was brought over to Sweden to provide some stand-up sparring power for the light-heavyweight’s fight with Jimi Manuwa. He says he was surprised by Gustafsson’s stand-up ability and believes the Swede is more than capable of stopping Jon Jones when they meet again in the Octagon. Rising heavyweight kickboxer Benjamin Adegbuyi got a nice publicity boost last week when UFC light read news >>