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Page 26 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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No Retirement For Shogun, Wants On Upcoming Japan Card
(bjpenn.com)
Following his most recent defeat, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua has decided to fight on and not retire.
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 9:33PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chael Sonnen named Brand Ambassador in 'Knockout' partnership between UFC and TOPPS
(mmamania.com)
In addition, TOPPS will issue a special "Golden Ticket" promotion.
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 9:30PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
 
Diego Sanchez, Mike Winkeljohn Renew Relationship Ahead of UFC Fight Night
(sherdog.com)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Diego Sanchez is saying all the right things as he heads into his UFC Fight Night clash against Ross Pearson on Saturday night.
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 9:25PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Ali Bagautinov denies reported drug test failure and suspension
(bloodyelbow.com)
Reports of Ali Bagautinov's failed drug test just became a little murkier, as the athlete has issued a full stop denial of the initial report.
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 9:22PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator 121 weigh-in results: Four main-card matchups set with no issue
(mmajunkie.com)
MAIN CARD (Spike TV, 9 p.m. ET) -Austen Heidlage (205.7) vs. Philipe Lins (205.7) – light heavyweight tournament opening round -James Thompson (260.3) vs. Eric Prindle (264.8) -Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (204.8) vs. Terry Davinney (205.8) -Carlos Eduardo (205.2) vs. Egidijus Valavicius (205.2) – light heavyweight tournament opening round PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com, 7 p.m. ET) -Stephen Banaszak (145.9) vs. Treston Thomison (145.9) -Cortez Coleman (185.7) vs. Joe Vedepo (185.6) -Kelly Anundson (206.3)* vs. Rodney Wallace (205.9) – light heavyweight tournament opening round -Jamelle Jones (205.8) vs. Ray Sloan (202.4) -Matt Jones (188.4) vs. Bubba McDaniel (189.8) -Steve Garcia (139.2) vs. Cody Walker (140.2)# -Guillermo Ayme (168) vs. William Florentino (170.8) * – Anundson has two hours to lose the remaining 0.3 pounds # – Walker has two hours to lose the remaining 0.2 pounds
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 9:01PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Zingano is eyeing return against Amanda Nunes
(bjpenn.com)
Extremely good news for all of the Cat Zingano fans of the world: the latest news is that Zingano is eyeing a UFC return in September.
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 11:48AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Phil Baroni vs. Karo Parisyan is in the works for Bellator 122
(bjpenn.com)
According to sources close to BJPENN.com, a bout featuring MMA veterans Phil Baroni and Karo Parisyan is in the works for July’s Bellator 122 event in Temecula, California.
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Two Broken Jaws May Send Wineland Into Retirement
(mmamania.com)
Wineland is scheduled to have the wire removed from his jaw on Friday (June 6, 2014) after nearly a month of being unable to eat solid food.
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Daniel Cormier prepared to delay knee surgery for a title shot
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC light-heavyweight competitor Daniel Cormier revealed that he is willing to delay his knee surgery if it would mean he was next in line for a title shot.
Submitted Jun 5, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nick Diaz willing to fight Anderson Silva if the money is right
(bloodyelbow.com)
Semi-retired UFC welterweight Nick Diaz reveals that he is willing to fight Anderson Silva next year for the right amount of money.
Submitted Jun 4, 2014 10:57PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Penn brings in Cruz ahead of Edgar bout
(bjpenn.com)
With his return to Mixed Martial Arts action just around the corner, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn has brought in, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, to help him prepare for his July 6 bout against Frankie Edgar.
Submitted Jun 4, 2014 2:28PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Mousasi and Kennedy engage in twitter beef.
(bjpenn.com)
Top UFC middleweight fighter’s Gegard Mousasi & Tim Kennedy have engaged in twitter beef. The two Strikeforce imports are both trying to climb the same ladder and there doesn’t appear to be any love lost.
Submitted Jun 4, 2014 11:50AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TUF: 'Brazil 3' Finale ratings for UFC on FOX Sports 1 event start strong but finish weak
(mmamania.com)
The preliminary card did good ratings for a "Prelims" show. Unfortunately, so did the main card.
Submitted Jun 4, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Following NBC reveal, WSOF, IMG announce new broadcast deals in Asia, Europe
(mmajunkie.com)
The Las Vegas-based World Series of Fighting promotion recently revealed its July 5 event would air on network television in the U.S. Now the promotion has announced additional global expansion, as well.
Submitted Jun 4, 2014 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Legendary Fedor Emelianenko doesn't approve of women's MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
He was the greatest heavyweight of his era but he doesn't approve of a big part of MMA today -- women fighting.
Submitted Jun 4, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
bobby green's brother shot and killed
(bjpenn.com)
Ufc lightweight fighter bobby greens brother and 3 other family members were shot in california yesterday
Submitted Jun 3, 2014 10:50PM by airkerma - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Santiago Ponzinibbio injured, out of UFC 175 fight against Ildemar Alcantara
(mmafighting.com)
Ildemar Alcantara needs a new opponent for his next UFC fight.
Submitted Jun 3, 2014 10:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF's NBC debut set for Daytona Beach, will not coincide with UFC 175
(mmafighting.com)
World Series of Fighting's 11th event has finally found a home.
Submitted Jun 3, 2014 10:24PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Benson Henderson relocated training camp for UFC Fight Night 42 preparation
(mmajunkie.com)
Benson Henderson believes Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 42 main event against Rustam Khabilov is the most important of his career.
Submitted Jun 3, 2014 10:13PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
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