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Grainy video captures Anthony Pettis getting punched in the face by his girlfriend
He was really asking for it, too. No, seriously. Chalk this up to bad timing, bad humor, or maybe a little bit of both. With the way domestic violence has been dominating the mixed martial arts (MMA) headlines this week, today (Fri., Aug. 8, 2014) probably wasn't the best day to post a video of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis getting punched in the face by his girlfriend, even if it was all in good fun.
Submitted Aug 10, 2014 1:15AM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
WSOF champ Rick Glenn wants Lance Palmer or Georgi Karakhanyan rematch
Newly minted WSOF featherweight champion Rick Glenn sees two paths for his immediate future in the promotion. One offers competitive satisfaction while the other might be more personal.
Submitted Aug 9, 2014 9:29PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Tito Ortiz: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier video brawl 'good for the sport' and will help UFC 178 reach one million PPV buys
If there's anyone who knows a thing or three about mixed martial arts (MMA) rivalries, it's former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz.
Submitted Aug 9, 2014 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: Interviews
Chan Sung Jung vs. Akira Corassani co-headlines UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
The UFC’s return to Sweden now has its co-headliner, and it features a recent featherweight title challenger, as well as a local product.
Submitted Aug 9, 2014 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
‘TUF 16’ Menace Julian Lane Submits Luis Felix, Wins Vacant Lightweight Title at CES MMA 25
While it wasn’t exactly a vintage “Let me bang, bro” performance, Julian Lane had enough thunder in his right hand to help him capture championship gold on Friday night.
Submitted Aug 9, 2014 12:36AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator releases War Machine following alleged Las Vegas altercation
Controversial welterweight War Machine (14-5) has been given his walking papers after reports surfaced that he is a primary suspect in a Las Vegas altercation.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 10:06PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
War Machine prime suspect in the violent beating of "significant other"
War Machine wanted for questioning by Las Vegas police department in relation to a violent altercation that occurred at his home, landing two in the hospital. One of the two is thought to be girlfriend, Christie Mack.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 10:02PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Magalhaes to fight twice for Titan FC in 36 days
Vinny Magalhaes’ busy schedule just got busier.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 8:44PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
WSOF 12 weigh-ins results: Many miss weight, but headliners hit mark
LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie was on scene and reporting live from today’s WSOF 12 fighter weigh-ins, where four fighters missed weight on their initial attempt.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 8:41PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
'Panther' injured, Ponzinibbio gets new opponent
The only bright spot in any injury, is that more often than not it's a window of opportunity for another fighter. That's certainly the case when Sergio Moraes was pulled from the UFC Fight Night Brasilia card and a planned bout with Santiago Ponzinibbio. Stepping through that window will be Wendell Oliveira, a long time Brazilian regionals vet with over 30 fights to his name.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 8:38PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Hot mics catch Daniel Cormier and UFC champ Jon Jones (and a death threat)
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier‘s already-legendary “SportsCenter” interview has gone from funny to slightly disturbing.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 8:36PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
David Bielkheden returns against Mats Nilsson at UFC Fight Night 53
David Bielkheden is set to make his return to the UFC for the first time since 2009, meeting fellow Swede Mats Nilsson at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm. The card will be held at Ericsson Globe Arena on October 4, and is headlined by Scandinavian favourite Gunnar Nelson facing his first ranked opponent in Rick Story. Swedish media outlet Kimura were first to announce the bout, which is yet to be confirmed by UFC officials.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 2:39PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Cathal Pendred vs. Gasan Umalatov joins UFC Fight Night 53 lineup
A welterweight bout between Cathal Pendred (14-2-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Gasan Umalatov (15-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest addition to Sweden’s quickly filling UFC Fight Night 53 lineup.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 2:38PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Alexander Yakovlev replaces Amir Sadollah at UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden
Alexander Yakovlev will get a second chance at a first UFC win after replacing Amir Sadollah at October’s UFC Fight Night 53 event in Sweden.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 2:25PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Weidman, Rousey Lead UFC 175 To Over 500k PPV Buys
Championship doubleheaders are good for business.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:43PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Alex Caceres Replaces Injured Urijah Faber, Meets Kanehara at UFC Fight Night Japan
Urijah Faber has suffered an undisclosed injury and will no longer face Masanori Kanehara when the UFC heads to Japan on Sept. 20.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:41PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
'UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2' official for Rio's Maracanazinho Gymnasium
As expected UFC 179, which already boasts a pair of intriguing co-headliners, is set for Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:40PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
WSOF 12's Elvis Mutapcic thinks 10-10 rounds don't have a place in MMA
Elvis Mutapcic has only needed input from the judges five times over the course of his 16-fight career. He doesn’t have a ton of experience going the distance, but if there’s one thing he does know, he says it’s that no fight is ever completely even.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:39PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Krzysztof Jotko vs. Tor Troeng slated for UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
A middleweight bout between Krzysztof Jotko (14-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Tor Troeng (16-6-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is the latest addition to October’s UFC Fight Night 53 card in Sweden.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:39PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC announces two new Octagon Girls for Latin America
Zuffa has hired Betzy Montero and Jamillette Gaxiola, Miss Cuba 2009, to be their cageside gals for Latin American events starting with the Ultimate Fighter Latin America and UFC 180.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:37PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
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