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Juliana Lima vs. Ericka Almeida completes UFN 67
(mmafighting.com)
With Jessica Penne moved to a title bout against Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Juliana Lima will now face Jungle Fight champion Ericka Almeida at UFC Fight Night 67.
Submitted May 13, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Moraes vs. Moraes title fight at WSOF 22
(mmafighting.com)
World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes will defend his title against Sheymon Moraes at WSOF 22 on Aug. 1 in Las Vegas.
Submitted May 13, 2015 11:15AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations
 
Brandon Halsey, Kendall Grove pass out-of-competition drug tests before Bellator
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator MMA middleweight champ Brandon Halsey and Kendall Grove have each passed an out-of-competition drug test conducted by the California State Athletic Commission in advance of their title fight at Bellator 137.
Submitted May 13, 2015 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Jessica Andrade vs. Sarah Moras added to UFC Fight Night 71 in San Diego
(mmajunkie.com)
A women’s bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC’s summer return to San Diego. Jessica Andrade (12-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is set to meet Sarah Moras (4-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 71. UFC officials recently announced the new matchup. With the addition, the latest UFC Fight Night 71 card includes: Todd Duffee vs. Frank Mir Tony Ferguson vs. Josh Thomson Bobby Green vs. Al Iaquinta Matt Dwyer vs. Alan Jouban Manny Gamburyan vs. Scott Jorgensen Kevin Lee vs. James Moontasri Igor Araujo vs. Sean Strickland Andrew Craig vs. Edgar Garcia Jessica Andrade vs. Sarah Moras
Submitted May 13, 2015 10:00AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 69 gets one more: Taylor Lapilus vs. Yuta Sasaki set for Berlin
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to Germany in five weeks has a 12th bout added to the lineup. Taylor Lapilus (9-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is set to meet Yuta Sasaki (18-2-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night 69. UFC officials announced the new booking today.
Submitted May 13, 2015 9:58AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ed Ruth's Bellator signing puts spotlight on UFC's Reebok deal
(sports.yahoo.com)
"I've been talking with all the major organizations, and at the end of the day, I really believe in what Scott Coker is doing with Bellator." Ruth said. "They're signing the top talent, they're putting on exciting fights, and they're letting me secure my own sponsors." The issue of fighter sponsorship jumped to the forefront of MMA's collective conscious earlier this year when it was announced that MMA's flagship promotion, the UFC, would be signing an exclusive apparel deal with Reebok. The deal will make Reebok the UFC’s official uniform provider and will pay each fighter anywhere from $5,000-$40,000 per fight, depending on championship standing and tenure.
Submitted May 12, 2015 4:49PM by GDPofMPG - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator, UFC
 
Adlan Amagov officially retires
(bloodyelbow.com)
Amagov has officially announced his retirement from professional sports, including mixed martial arts competition.
Submitted May 12, 2015 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Carla Esparza: 'I know for a fact' Jessica Aguilar has used PEDs
(mmafighting.com)
Former UFC women's strawweight champion Carla Esparza isn't exactly sure when she'll return to the Octagon after losing her title at UFC 185 to Joanna Jedrzejczyk. But there are a few names more intriguing than others, not least of which is WSOF women's strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar.
Submitted May 12, 2015 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Ronda Rousey on 'Cyborg' TUF rumor: 'I'm never doing Ultimate Fighter ever again'
(mmafighting.com)
A rumor making the rounds in Brazil in recent days had it that UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and her archrival, Cris "Cyborg" Justino, would appear as coaches on an upcoming season of "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil."
Submitted May 12, 2015 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
 
Zelaznik: Fight Pass to stream Shooto Brazil cards
(mmafighting.com)
The UFC Fight Pass has immediate plans to begin airing live Shooto Brazil events, possibly beginning this weekend for Shooto Brazil 54.
Submitted May 12, 2015 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kanehara vs. Yahya added to UFN 70 in Brazil
(mmafighting.com)
Masanori Kanehara’s second UFC fight will take place in Brazil, as the former Sengoku champion meets longtime UFC and WEC veteran Rani Yahya.
Submitted May 12, 2015 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Lion Fight to put Brightest Stars on Display for Muay Thai Event at UFC Fan Expo
(sherdog.com)
Lion Fight to put Brightest Stars on Display for Muay Thai Event at UFC Fan Expo.
Submitted May 12, 2015 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Lineup set for next month's Kimbo vs. Shamrock Bellator 138 event in St. Louis
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup is set for next month’s Bellator 138 in St. Louis with a whopping nine fights on the prelims and 14 overall.
Submitted May 12, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Three-time NCAA wrestling champion and 2016 Olympic hopeful Ed Ruth signs with Bellator
(espn.go.com)
Three-time NCAA wrestling champion and 2016 Olympic hopeful Ed Ruth has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA, according to promotion officials. Ruth, 25, is focused on representing the U.S. in the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro as a freestyle wrestler, but has previously revealed an interest in mixed martial arts. Ed Ruth has aspirations of Olympic gold, and then "MMA gold." He has trained in MMA alongside former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Hunter Martin/Getty Images On Monday, Ruth confirmed his signing with Bellator in a released statement. "I've known for a long time now that after I get Olympic gold around my neck, I was going to get some MMA gold for my waist," Ruth stated. Ruth is the only three-time NCAA champion to ever come out of Penn State. He finished his collegiate career with an overall record of 136-3.
Submitted May 11, 2015 5:11PM by Shawn91111 - 20 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Lyman Good, Jimmie Rivera, Jeff Lentz Victorious in Title Bouts at CFFC 48
(sherdog.com)
Lyman Good, Jimmie Rivera, Jeff Lentz Victorious in Title Bouts at CFFC 48.
Submitted May 11, 2015 10:38AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Metamoris 6 results: Barnett submits Gracie
(mmafighting.com)
Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett is two-for-two in Metamoris after submitting Ryron Gracie on Saturday.
Submitted May 11, 2015 10:33AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
UFC, Bellator fighters defeated at Copa Podio
(mmafighting.com)
Sergio Moraes and Goiti Yamauchi faced top competition in jiu-jitsu and submission at Saturday night’s Copa Podio in Rio de Janeiro, but came up short.
Submitted May 11, 2015 10:31AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Alvey's spray-tan sponsor was against UFC policy
(mmafighting.com)
Sam Alvey's creative logo placement didn't please the UFC.
Submitted May 11, 2015 10:29AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Andrew Craig vs. Edgar Garcia added to UFC Fight Night 71 in San Diego
(mmajunkie.com)
Andrew Craig (9-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is dropping from middleweight to welterweight for a UFC Fight Night 71 bout with Edgar Garcia (14-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC). UFC officials recently added the fight to the lineup.
Submitted May 11, 2015 10:14AM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Rafael Nunes says injury, illness takes him out of ONE Championship 27 vs. Eddie Ng
(mmajunkie.com)
Rafael Nunes was anxious to get back to work since sitting on the sidelines since this past July. But now he’ll have to wait a little longer. Nunes (10-1) was set to face Eddie Ng (7-2) later this month at ONE Championship 27. Instead, an injury and illness has knocked him out of the fight, he told MMAjunkie. Nunes said a clavicle injury happened first, but it wouldn’t necessarily have kept him from the lightweight bout. But then the Brazilian came down with dengue fever, he said – a mosquito-borne virus.
Submitted May 11, 2015 10:12AM by Budgellism - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
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