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Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Friday’s UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami card in Japan.

The Bloody Elbow staff has submitted its predictions for UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami, and as you can tell, we are just absolutely eager for this card, which is on FS1 (or, in this case, FXX) pacing for 10 of 11 fights. Tim Bissell is the only one picking Yushin Okami to upset Ovince Saint Preux in the main event, while (surprisingly) only Ryan Davies fancies choosing Jessica Andrade to beat fellow Brazilian strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha.

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Bisping gives his thoughts on Rockhold’s UFC return and says the former champ needs to stop moaning about Georges St-Pierre.

Luke Rockhold had some problems early on against former WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight champion David Branch at UFC Fight Night 116, but the AKA product found his groove in the second round and got the stoppage.

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The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has some thoughts about Edmond Tarverdyan’s recent Rousey vs. Cyborg talk... mostly that it’s crazy.

It’s no secret that Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey aren't the best of friends. Over the course of their UFC careers, the two women developed a somewhat bitter rivalry. Centered in part around Tate’s pair of title challenges to Rousey’s belt, and more particularly to their time as opposing coaches on the Ultimate Fighter.

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Former WWE star and Bellator fighter Bobby Lashley speaks about tainted substances in connection to Jon Jones’ recent drug test controversy.

The main defense of Jon Jones’ camp in relation to his second PED-related drug test failure for UFC 214 is tainted supplements. It was the same reason they gave for Jones’ first controversy of the same nature, which caused his removal from UFC 200 in July 2016, along with a yearlong suspension.

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Ronda Rousey’s camp finally broke silence after nine months when coach Edmond Taverdyan brought up the idea of a possible fight with Cris Cyborg. It is a long overdue match-up that has been talked about since Rousey’s days as the dominant women’s bantamweight champion just four years ago.

Rousey is a far cry from that fighter that finished her opponents within 30 seconds. And now that the tables have turned, and Cyborg finally has a UFC title in her possession, she is no longer interested in what was once the most-buzzed fight in women’s MMA.

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Edmond Tarverdyan blasts Duane Ludwig, and other coaches for criticizing him.

Edmond Tarverdyan broke his silence after being away from spotlight for a while. Apart from saying he wants Ronda Rousey to return for one more fight against Cris Cyborg, who he thinks is “too slow,” the GFC head coach also had a message for other coaches who criticized him.

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The former UFC light heavyweight champ and Pride star did all he could to train through injury for his rematch against Ovince St. Preux, but nothing doing.

December 31st, 2006. That was the last time that Mauricio Rua fought in Japan. ‘Shogun’ – as he’s more often known – defeated Kazuhiro Nakamura at Pride SHockwave 2006. He would compete once more for the legendary promotion, defeating Alistair Overeem by KO at Pride 33 in Las Vegas, before making the jump to the UFC.

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Nov. 4 could be the last time we see UFC middleweight champ Michael Bisping step inside the cage.

Michael Bisping’s fight against Georges St-Pierre could be his last.

The UFC middleweight champion is set to defend his title for the second time against St-Pierre, the greatest welterweight of all time, in the UFC 217 main event this November. But nearing 40 years old, Bisping’s time might just be almost up.

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