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Rob Font meets Chris Beal at UFC Fight Night 50 in Connecticut
(mmajunkie.com)
Another winner from this past weekend is heading to the Connecticut in September.
Submitted Jul 11, 2014 12:45AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino will make 135-pound debut for Invicta FC in December
(mmajunkie.com)
Cristiane Justino is headed to bantamweight in December, her manager and promoter today told MMAjunkie.
Submitted Jul 11, 2014 12:44AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Holly Holm signs with the UFC
(espn.go.com)
The UFC has signed former professional boxer and undefeated female bantamweight Holly Holm to a contract, president Dana White announced on Thursday. "I'm excited," White told ESPN.com. "I like the fact we keep bringing in more talent. "With women or men, I never know what to think until I see them fight in the UFC. It's such a different dynamic fighting here. There's no doubt she's talented and she has a lot of followers. People are excited to see her." White did not know when Holm might make her UFC debut. Holm (7-0) made her professional MMA debut in March 2011. As a pro boxer, she won multiple world titles while amassing a career record of 33-2-3 with nine knockouts. Six of her seven wins in MMA have come via knockout, including a fifth-round finish over Juliana Werner for the Legacy FC women's bantamweight title in April. Holm, 32, trains out of Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 6:41PM by Shawn91111 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Georges St. Pierre to provide update on UFC return during televised appearance on July 11
(mmamania.com)
Will he or won't he? You'll have to watch Inside MMA on AXS TV to find out.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:27PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ali Bagautinov tests positive for EPO, banned for 1 year
(bloodyelbow.com)
Recent UFC flyweight title challenger Ali Bagautinov has been suspended for a year after he failed his UFC 174 pre-fight drug test, becoming the latest fighter to test positive for EPO.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:25PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Max Holloway Steps in For Injured Ernest Chavez Against Mirsad Bektic at UFC Fight Night Tulsa
(sherdog.com)
What was supposed to be a bout pitting Ernest Chavez against Mirsad Bektic at UFC Fight Night Tulsa will now be Max Holloway vs. Bektic.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:17PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana Rematch Set For Sept. 13 in Las Vegas
(sherdog.com)
Floyd Mayweather officially announced via social media that his highly-anticipated rematch with Marcos Maidana is a done deal on Thursday.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:14PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Invicta FC 8 set for Sept. 6 in Kansas City on UFC Fight Pass with pair of title fights
(mmajunkie.com)
After nine months off, Invicta Fighting Championships will return in September with its debut on the UFC’s Fight Pass digital network.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:12PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Akbarh Arreola vs. Tiago dos Santos added to UFC on FOX 12, lineup set with 12 bouts
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup for the UFC’s return to the FOX network later this month has been finalized with the addition of a lightweight bout featuring a pair of promotional newcomers.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:11PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC flyweight title shot will have to wait for John Dodson with blown ACL
(mmajunkie.com)
John Dodson‘s title aspirations are on pause following surgery for a torn ACL and meniscus.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:10PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Urijah Faber on fighting TJ Dillashaw: 'The only way that would happen is if he asked me to do it'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Urijah Faber says that the only way he fights his teammate is if T.J. Dillashaw himself asks for the fight. The current UFC bantamweight champ on the other hand, said it happens if they 'pay me a billion dollars'.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:09PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Frankie Edgar wants Cub Swanson next
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar told UFC Tonight that a fight against Cub Swanson makes the most sense for the division since the champion is out on the sidelines.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 5:08PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cage Warriors lightweight champ Stevie Ray signs new deal with promotion
(mmajunkie.com)
It’s been a bit of a roller coaster ride for Stevie Ray since he signed with Cage Warriors, but with a new deal in place, he’s hoping for some stability as far as his title is concerned.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 1:56PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Dustin Holyko Fought at WSOF 11 Without License From Florida Commission
(sherdog.com)
The Dustin Holyko story continues to unfold with news that the convicted felon was allowed to compete at last weekend’s World Series of Fighting 11 event in Florida without a license.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
‘Do Bronx’-Nik Lentz Rematch Set for Sept. 5 in Connecticut
(sherdog.com)
Nik Lentz and Charles “do Bronx” Oliveira will fight again on Sept. 5, a little over three years after their first meeting ended in a no contest.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cat Zingano returns from injury, meets Amanda Nunes at UFC 178 in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
Cat Zingano will return to action this fall, but it won’t be in a title fight.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 175 and TUF 19 prelims pull strong ratings
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC reeled in good ratings for "Read, White and Fight Week," as their UFC 175 prelim ratings were up from UFC 174, while the TUF 19 ratings were down from TUF 18 last December.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Five bouts added to UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le in Macau including Mina vs. Westcott
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC's third trip to Macau is shaping up to be the best one yet, as this Fight Pass card will be featuring two bouts with divisional significance and top 10 contenders in Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le, and Tyron Woodley vs. Dong Hyun Kim. Apart from the TUF: China Featherweight finals, more bouts have been added to the card, as reported first by MMA-in-Asia.com.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Star Rashad Evans Interested in WWE Deal
(bleacherreport.com)
Add Rashad Evans to the list of UFC fighters who have recently inquired regarding going to WWE. Evans, who is almost 35, is recovering from major knee surgery and had talked about considering retirement even before that.
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 2:18AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
One FC 18 Weigh-in Results: Kelly, Lisita Cleared for Featherweight Title Eliminator
(sherdog.com)
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A shot at reigning One Fighting Championship featherweight titleholder Koji Oishi will be on the line when Eric Kelly and Rob Lisita meet in the main event of One FC 18 “War of Dragons.”
Submitted Jul 10, 2014 2:16AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
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