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Marc Raimondi @marc_raimondi Los Angeles, CA

Combat sports reporter, @espn. Former Deputy Managing Editor, @mmafighting. New Yorker in LA. marc.l.raimondi@espn.com

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Joined Twitter 8/27/09


Top 10 welterweights Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny headline #UFCFightIsland8 on Wednesday morning 🏝 https://t.co/ItrHYXRZQs
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiThe legend. Congrats @MarkKriegel! https://t.co/WA0GBiDAp0Woman files multimillion-dollar personal injury lawsuit against Conor McGregor https://t.co/gmXranKQX5Filed to ESPN: Claressa Shields to headline an all-female PPV card in Flint on March 5. It’ll be the first boxing P… https://t.co/5YSm4hbAfp
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiToday's ESPN Daily features the one and only @arielhelwani talking to the one and only @PabloTorre about the one an… https://t.co/cMNUleM8oo
Retweeted by Marc Raimondi“He had a Ferrari, but he was pouring diesel into it before.” In 2016, Conor McGregor vowed to turn around his car… https://t.co/aQjF5EwufURIP to “The Polar Bear.” Early UFC fighter Paul Varelans dies after battle with COVID-19 https://t.co/ztOxX3wrOJ @dani_phantom10 https://t.co/ogjIAC9iGQ @dani_phantom10 Let’s go Johnnies :) @mookiealexander Good for him. He was a prodigy in high school in Brooklyn. But NYC doesn’t exactly produce a ton of stud football players. @mookiealexander Is Samuel doing well? I covered him when he was in high school.
1/19
2021
President Trump considering granting clemency to Sheldon Silver, the former New York State Assembly speaker who was… https://t.co/WZsueDsahP“There is no stopping the man who doesn’t quit.” Calvin Kattar breaks his silence following the loss to Max Hollowa… https://t.co/Ez1GxS6EesCalvin Kattar was medically suspended six months due to a potential broken nose following a loss to Max Holloway on… https://t.co/FuG0zBktPBConor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) has arrived at the fighter hotel on Fight Island. Video courtesy of 👨‍✈️,… https://t.co/uJ1bKl1fg4
Retweeted by Marc Raimondi @Phil_Sports https://t.co/o7Grhx6hZ1 @Phil_Sports I think Southeast Asia needs some Legitimate Questions. What do you think? @NiagaraDriver93 Do you think that will headline or Mayu vs. Yoshiko?For the late risers, here’s my full conversation with @TheNotoriousMMA that was posted earlier today. Enjoy!… https://t.co/bQWxutGzM8
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1/18
2021
Big day tomorrow, kids. Get some rest. My conversation with @TheNotoriousMMA premieres on SportsCenter at approxi… https://t.co/dhtJexNg6h
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiI got CHIIIIILLLLS. Couldn’t be a bigger fan of @BlessedMMA in & out of the cage. An all-time great performance.… https://t.co/pN7J3i64Qq
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiSome thoughts on Max Holloway’s performance tonight and why it reminded me of Allen Iverson. Oh, and he 100% shoul… https://t.co/cjyiwDSGK2
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiMAX HOLLOWAY WAS HAVING A FULL CONVERSATION 😱 (via @espnmma) https://t.co/aQCi2W5klw
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiHolloway: Khabib is saying he wants something that's super interesting. Maybe I pushed him over the edge a little bit. #UFCFightIsland7
1/17
2021
Max Holloway defeats Calvin Kattar in one-sided UFC main event #UFCFightIsland7 https://t.co/hFHGvfzR8c @dannyrube @DevonESawa Never doubt the UFC’s ingenuity :)White on Holloway: He did what he needed to do in spectacular fashion tonight and I think he deserves to fight Volk… https://t.co/FVHQVwrApdAn even more ridiculous number — Holloway's 445 significant strikes alone set the record for the most *combined* si… https://t.co/PnxLAHUKo6 @dannyrube @DevonESawa Except medical suspensions are totally not binding and can be cleared by another physician. @DevonESawa Up to the doctor. Some fighters get no medical suspension at all. And all of them can be cleared by another physician.Holloway said he’d be staying in Abu Dhabi for another week and is making himself available if McGregor or Poirier… https://t.co/dnEHczirP1Per UFC Stats, Holloway landed a UFC record 445 significant strikes. Absolutely insane number. #UFCFightIsland7Fight of the Night: Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar   Performances of the Night: Alessio di Chirico Li Jingliang #UFCFightIsland7Holloway with one of the most one-sided decisions in high-level UFC history. #UFCFightIsland7Holloway is a living video game. Just mashing buttons. And everything is hitting. #UFCFightIsland7Holloway’s gas tank is unlimited. And so is Kattar’s toughness. #UFCFightIsland7This main event is an absolute grand slam for the UFC on ABC. #UFCFightIsland7Holloway out there like a man possessed. #UFCFightIsland7Holloway is like, Khabib is looking for something spectacular? I know a guy. #UFCFightIsland7Max Holloway, you kidding me? Mr. ABC. #UFCFightIsland7Max Holloway is a buzzsaw. My word. #UFCFightIsland7So yeah, Holloway vs. Kattar is already as good as advertised. Great stuff so far from both. #UFCFightIsland7Holloway vs. Kattar about to begin. First UFC main event of the year. First UFC main event on ABC. And it’s a damn… https://t.co/S4tlF67q5gCouple OGs still got it. Great fight between Matt Brown and Carlos Condit. #UFCFightIsland7Challenge accepted...see you at the top! https://t.co/rAovmDKnvx
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiThe Leech! Mercy! #UFCFightIsland7Khabib Nurmagomedov leaves door open to potential UFC return https://t.co/tOGonMTzG5White: I have the feeling that if somebody delivers … if these guys could do something special, Khabib will fight them. #UFCFightIsland7Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov has not closed the door on a return. He said Khabib will not tie up the UFC lig… https://t.co/4NJyjM7j49.@bokamotoESPN = ratings. Good choice to start with him. #UFCFightIsland7Eddie Hearn says the #FuryJoshua deal is done and ready to be signed ✍️ https://t.co/olPiOSaY4L
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiFirst card of the year! Join @jeffwagenheim and I here for results, recaps and analysis from #UFCFightIsland7 https://t.co/dzbVllYhoZFights are back today! Check out the Main Event breakdown from @Eric_XCMMA, @SixGunGibson, @sayif_saud, Eddie Cha &… https://t.co/3uXiHMulUG
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiOur @espnmma picks for the first UFC main event! @sayif_saud @seanMFmadden @SixGunGibson #eddiecha https://t.co/N4bOtbyrIm
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiPer sources, the current plan for March’s second UFC PPV, on March 27, is for it to feature: Stipe Miocic x Franc… https://t.co/dtu99Ija7e
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiTwenty-two-year-old @KingRyanG said he wants to prove he’s the best fighter in the world — and not just the ring.… https://t.co/hpGeNx2LZ5
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1/16
2021
Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Dan Hooker, Michael Chandler and Dana White will take part in a UFC 257 press confe… https://t.co/fzBvVHs0Ef
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiRyan Garcia aiming to retire at 26, then potentially try MMA https://t.co/uH4lMwFRpsWhich fighters will have the best 2021? 🔮 @marc_raimondi and @jeffwagenheim analyzed the fighters ranked 10-1 in E… https://t.co/TNaRpaVkTD
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiWhile watching #LFA97, send questions you would like the commission or our officials to answer using #askLFA97. We… https://t.co/8rjfp1Qvnv
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiAfter a two-year absence, UFC is back on broadcast television in the US. @bokamotoespn joined us today on… https://t.co/t4TFg05LXI
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiThe revision to the UFC anti-doping policy appears to have leniency for athletes who ingest banned substances in ta… https://t.co/mYhh6s2MNTThe @espnmma team (including yours truly) rank which fighters will shine the brightest in 2021. Our top 10:… https://t.co/9LVqlipfGx
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiThe much-anticipated meeting between Dana White (@danawhite) and Khabib Nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) is expected to t… https://t.co/KsJka7Od3S
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiThis Sunday. One-on-one with @TheNotoriousMMA. https://t.co/Bgdnq1oc47
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1/15
2021
Here we go. Another move in the right direction. https://t.co/kpmIUqqF6W
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiUFC is working with commissions on this issue, per exec Jeff Novitzky. Nevada, for instance, suspended UFC fighter… https://t.co/zcAhuPe8w0The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has also de-emphasized marijuana as a violation. Fighters who test… https://t.co/dwze2XbopqMMA Rank 20-11: Which fighters will have the best 2021? https://t.co/BUWM3K2ch6UFC expert picks: Will Max Holloway's experience help him against Calvin Kattar's power? https://t.co/GHeKorgyyVThe UFC has "essentially" struck marijuana as a punishable offense in its anti-doping policy. (via @marc_raimondi) https://t.co/nHsVlQnMvp
Retweeted by Marc Raimondi👀 https://t.co/ZExogosrRP @spencifer Literally mentioned it in the article you’re replying to ..."It would probably require visual signs if the athletes shows up at an event stumbling, smelling like marijuana, ey… https://t.co/CxsWMu4L9JUFC looks into psychedelics in brain health study https://t.co/vhScJteJ6d"We want to be on board and we want to be first.” UFC president Dana White told @MMAjunkie earlier about the promo… https://t.co/HpNzfCtT7x
1/14
2021
Can I interest you in a new #HelwaniShow pod? Great. Guests: * @BlessedMMA * @CalvinKattar * @danthehangmanhttps://t.co/TK7wIIrohj
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiWhich fighters will have the best 2021? 🔮 @marc_raimondi and @jeffwagenheim analyzed the fighters ranked 30-21 in… https://t.co/hwHlCPA2ar
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiVIDEO: @Cody_Nolove discusses why he wants Jose Aldo next rather than waiting for a flyweight title shot, has some… https://t.co/Vr6ENsR0rV"When you get to a certain level, you just feel like what is this contact for? We save the contact for the big day.… https://t.co/Ved15prBzX
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiMMA Rank 30-21 - Which fighters will have the best 2021? https://t.co/1MtNJwH0YUClaressa Shields, the two-time Olympic gold medalist boxer who recently signed with PFL, has decided to train full-… https://t.co/LYDculxGDC
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1/13
2021
In a statement, LFA said that Miletich was removed from its broadcast this Friday after "photos of questionable nat… https://t.co/QXFBE3kBXaUFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich says he was fired from his broadcasting job with LFA due to his presence at the U.S.… https://t.co/sNl7ysE1sUWho has more at stake this weekend in the main event of the UFC’s first card of 2021? Is it Max Holloway or Calvin… https://t.co/LuZT9a8CVXThis is a must-read story on one of the toughest MMA fighters ever, Spencer “The King” Fisher. Heartbreaking, too.… https://t.co/9gcvcoqkkm
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiTremendous reporting here done by @MMAFightingSM on a very tough, but important topic https://t.co/AF9XLN2iIq @_denisesalcedo Randy S’more-ton @_denisesalcedo It was definitely last week
1/12
2021
No matter how discussions about Khabib's return go, @danawhite tells @bokamotoESPN the #UFC257 main event will not… https://t.co/7jdcOdzsmW
Retweeted by Marc Raimondi @davemeltzerWON I’ve shown a lot of MMA fans Shibata vs. Ishii from the G1 in 2013 and it has resonated a lot. I wo… https://t.co/FE3glWmu6g
1/11
2021
Team Katter passed our covid tests from this am! We can leave quarantine in the am 👊🏽👊🏽
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiLezlye Rivera, sister of Irwin, released another statement thanking fans for their support during a very difficult… https://t.co/PtvoMhOwfl
1/10
2021
One of the sisters stabbed by UFC fighter Irwin Rivera said Friday her brother hadn't been acting like himself in t… https://t.co/8qeGP3SHdt
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiSister, manager of jailed UFC fighter Irwin Rivera speak out day after stabbings https://t.co/S2bNJt4eSM
1/9
2021
ESPN’s MMA experts — @bokamotoESPN, @marc_raimondi, @jeffwagenheim — made some bold predictions for 2021 🔮 📰… https://t.co/E7NKzaxNfE
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiFight Island will see UFC fans back in the building 🏝 (via @bokamotoESPN) https://t.co/bIO63kxJRh
Retweeted by Marc RaimondiMore on this story here: https://t.co/WShmxGs4xDUFC fighter Irwin Rivera, who is being charged with two counts of attempted murder, had his first appearance in cou… https://t.co/D6RhgUQnJh @MMAFightingSM https://t.co/Q9JPqBovjb
1/8
2021

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