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White: ‘If Nick Diaz Can Beat Matt Brown It Would Probably Mean A Title Shot’
“[The Diaz's] want to jump in strategically and take this fight or take that fight, or ‘I’ll take a title shot’.
Submitted May 23, 2014 3:22AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
James Thompson Meets Eric Prindle in Bellator 121 Heavyweight Headliner
English heavyweight James Thompson has signed with Bellator MMA and will lock horns with former title challenger Eric Prindle in the Bellator 121 headliner.
Submitted May 23, 2014 3:16AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Jon Fitch-Josh Burkman Rubber Match Booked for July’s WSOF 11
Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch will collide for a third time on July 5, when the welterweights lock horns at World Series of Fighting 11.
Submitted May 23, 2014 3:15AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Gilbert Burns replaces injured Viscardi Andrade at UFC on FOX 12
Andreas Stahl has a new opponent for his UFC debut.
Submitted May 22, 2014 8:35PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC on Fox 12 Gets Tim Means-Hernani Perpetuo Welterweight Tilt in San Jose
Tim Means and Hernani Perpetuo will collide at welterweight when the Octagon returns to San Jose, Calif., this summer.
Submitted May 22, 2014 8:21PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 40 drug tests come back clean
Drug tests were performed for 15 fighters at UFC Fight Night 40 earlier this month, and the results came back negative.
Submitted May 22, 2014 8:18PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Rosi Sexton vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk added to 'Cage Warriors 69: Super Saturday'
Veteran fighter and recent UFC competitor Rosi Sexton (13-4) will meet top prospect Joanna Jedrzejczyk (5-0) at the upcoming “Cage Warriors 69: Super Saturday” event.
Submitted May 22, 2014 8:17PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Bellator Signs Sokoudjou, DeBlass, Merad, Sosnovskiy, Garcia to Multi-Fight Deals
Several new talents have signed multi-fight deals with Bellator MMA, including newcomer Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou and two-time Bellator vet Tom DeBlass, who recently inked a new extension with the Viacom-owned organization.
Submitted May 22, 2014 8:15PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Report: Ali Bagautinov banned from International Sambo Federation after failed drug test
Upcoming UFC flyweight title challenger and world Sambo champion Ali Bagautinov has reportedly recieved a two year ban from the International Sambo Federation following a positive drug test.
Submitted May 22, 2014 8:09PM by jjeans - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
How Xplode Fight Series pads records, produces 'talent' for the UFC and Bellator
New UFC signing Dashon Johnson may be 9-0, but all of his wins have come against embarrassingly low-quality opposition in a promotion that seems to have an endless supply of If you've been a follower of Zane Simon's excellent "Welcome to the UFC" series, you'll find that the UFC brass has been ultra-busy signing new fighters to their massive roster (which is now nearer to 500 fighters than 400) as they look to fill up all of the 50+ events they're trying to run this year.
Submitted May 22, 2014 2:14PM by jjeans - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Daron Cruickshank vs. Jorge Masvidal joins UFC on FOX 12 lineup
An early “Fight of the Night” contender has been added to July’s UFC on FOX 12 lineup: lightweights Daron Cruickshank (15-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) vs. Jorge Masvidal (26-8 MMA, 3-1 UFC).
Submitted May 22, 2014 12:08PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Eddie Alvarez wants to fight Brooks, not Chandler
Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez sets the record straight regarding the contract conditions on opponent choice for his next fight.
Submitted May 22, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC Just Signed A Guy With The Most Padded Record We’ve Ever Seen
Twenty-six-year-old Californian Lightweight Dashon “Fly Boy” Johnson (9-0) has been signed by the UFC to take on fellow newcomer Jake Matthews (4-0) on June 28th at UFC Fight Night 43 in Aukland, New Zealand. Both guys come in with perfect records, but once I started looking at just who Johnson had fought, and what their records were, I was quite surprised at what I found.
Submitted May 22, 2014 4:14AM by jjeans - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
Manager: Khabib Nurmagomedov wants winner of Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller
Fresh off a dominant victory over his first top-10 ranked foe, Khabib Nurmagomedov is already eyeing his next victim.
Submitted May 22, 2014 1:08AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
With Francimar Barroso out, Roger Narvaez steps in to fight Patrick Cummins at UFC Fight Night 42
Light heavyweight prospect Patrick Cummins will take on UFC newcomer Roger Narvaez at UFC Fight Night 42, after Cummins' initial opponent Francimar Barroso was forced to withdraw from the contest late last week.
Submitted May 22, 2014 1:07AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC waiting for Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller result before booking Dustin Poirier's next fight
The UFC is electing to wait for the result of July's Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller grudge match before booking the next fight for top-10 featherweight contender Dustin Poirier, according to a report by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight.
Submitted May 22, 2014 1:06AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rashad Evans comments on fallout between Kenny Monday and the Blackzilians
Olympic wrestling medalist Kenny Monday and the Blackzilians have parted ways.
Submitted May 22, 2014 1:06AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Ian McCall: Team Alpha Male can't beat Brazilians like Renan Barao
The camp is, after all, 0-4 versus Team Nova Uniao in championship fights.
Submitted May 22, 2014 1:04AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Cage Warriors signs terrestrial TV deal in England
Cage Warriors Fighting Championship officials today announced the promotion has reached a terrestrial TV deal with Brits broadcaster Channel 4.
Submitted May 22, 2014 1:00AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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