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BJ Penn Hall of Fame Induction takes place July 11‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion, BJ “The Prodigy” Penn, will be inducted in to the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame as part of next weekend’s “International Fight Week.” The ceremony will take place on the main stage of the UFC […]

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Penguins acquire Phil Kessel in trade with Toronto‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired sniper Phil Kessel in a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday afternoon. The deal involved a total of six players and some draft picks, here is the breakdown: To Pittsburgh:  Phil Kessel, Tyler Biggs and Tim Erixon. Plus a […]

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Mendes replaces Aldo, says McGregor is fu*ked

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     It’s official! Jose Aldo has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled title defense against Conor McGregor due to a rib injury suffered in training. With that said, former title challenger Chad “Money” Mendes (17-2 MMA) will now step-in on short-notice to battle McGregor for the […]

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UFC Fight Night 71 set with 13 bouts

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)   The octagon will return to the state of California next month for UFC Fight Night 71, a 13-bout fight card which takes place July 15 live from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. The event, which will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight […]

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Patrick Cote vs. Josh Burkman added to UFC Fight Night 74

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)   August’s UFC Fight Night 74 fight card continues to take shape, as officials recently announced that veteran welterweights Patrick Cote and Josh Burkman will square off at the event. Patrick “The Predator” Cote (21-9 MMA) was most recently seen in action at April’s UFC 186 event, where […]

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Erick Silva vs. Rick Story set for UFC Fight Night 74

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     A welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Rick Story will serve as the co-main event for the UFC’s debut in Saskatoon this August. UFC officials announced the news earlier today via a press release. Rick “The Horror” Story (18-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action […]