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Emil Meek has been sidelined for over a year due to a string of injuries. But he hopes to explode back into the spotlight next year with a fight against Diego Sanchez. Meek and Sanchez verbally agreed on social medial to meet sometime in 2020; it was a welcome shift for “Valhalla,” who revealed the depths of his despair this year as he struggled to get back to full health. “2019 has just been sh*tstorm...

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Henry Cejudo was already the reigning flyweight champion when he jumped up to 135 pounds to capture the vacant crown, but then left both divisions high and dry after bowing out to address a shoulder injury, one severe enough to require surgery that rendered him combat ineffective until early 2020. Now that he’s getting closer to being cleared for training, “Triple C” is looking forward to his first title defense, which is expected to be...

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In the latest installment of UFC Embedded ahead of UFC 243, interim champion Israel Adesanya meets with NBA legend Paul Pierce ahead of his main event showcase this weekend. Meanwhile, reigning middleweight champion Robert Whittaker gets into the fight week activities including a run in with “Triple C” Henry Cejudo, who is in Australia to take in the massive event from Melbourne. The new episode also goes behind the scenes with Adesanya’s teammates Dan Hooker...

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A grand jury has indicted Ralph Gracie, the older brother of MMA legend Renzo Gracie, on one count of felony assault for allegedly attacking jiu-jitsu champion Flavio Almeida at the 2018 IBJJF World Championships. Gracie, 39, today pleaded not guilty during his arraignment in Orange County (Calif.) Superior Court, denying he assaulted Almeida during the competition on Dec. 15, 2018, Superior Court Public Information Officer Kimberly Edds told MMA Fighting. The plea was Gracie’s second...

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Ken Shamrock is bringing back pitfighting, bare-knuckle style. The UFC Hall of Famer wants to thrill the crowd by putting combatants in a pit when Valor Bare Knuckle holds its inaugural event on Sept. 21. “You saw when it came to the cage when you saw UFC and no-holds barred era,” Shamrock told MMA Junkie. “It was like, ‘Oh my goodness.’ I think our design will have that same effect.” Shamrock declined to go into...