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Page 33 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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UFC 173 medical suspensions: Ellenberger among eight facing long terms
(mmajunkie.com)
Recent welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger is among the fighter facing lengthy layoffs following UFC 173.
Submitted May 28, 2014 8:56PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator 120 clears 100k PPV buys.
(sherdog.com)
Viacom-owned Bellator MMA pushed north of 100,000 buys for their May 17 card, according to industry sources with information regarding the promotion’s debut foray into the pay-per-view business.
Submitted May 28, 2014 8:03PM by hate4thestate - 7 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Silva injured, Magny faces Monstro
(bloodyelbow.com)
An injury to Claudio Silva has brought a new welterweight signing from the ranks of Jungle Fight. Current Jungle Fight Welterweight champion Rodrigo Goiana de Lima.
Submitted May 28, 2014 7:01PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Norman Parke meets Naoyuki Kotani at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin
(mmajunkie.com)
Norman Parke won’t have to travel too far for his next assignment.
Submitted May 28, 2014 5:04PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Police open investigation into church featured in Fight Church documentary following sex abuse allegations
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following Bloody Elbow's report of sex abuse allegations against Victory Church and pastor Paul Burress, featured in the MMA documentary Fight Church, an official police investigation has been opened.
Submitted May 28, 2014 5:03PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Eddie Alvarez to Will Brooks: I want to fight you ‘because I think you’re the easier guy, and I’m trying to get out of here easier’
(mmafighting.com)
In theory, Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez's next (and likely final) fight for the promotion, seems to be a foregone conclusion. When recent tourney winner Will Brooks seized a surprising split decision over Michael Chandler at Bellator 120, he also captured the newly created Bellator interim lightweight strap, and in doing so, appeared to jump the line in the Alvarez sweepstakes.
Submitted May 28, 2014 3:02PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Vitor Belfort calls Jon Jones, will train with UFC champ this Friday in Miami
(mmamania.com)
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort will once again face off against reigning 205-pound kingpin Jon Jones, but this time it won't be inside the Octagon.
Submitted May 28, 2014 3:01PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Ian Entwistle vs. Daniel Hooker booked for UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand
(mmajunkie.com)
A pair of UFC featherweight newcomers will meet when the promotion makes its debut in New Zealand next month.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Joe Proctor vs. Justin Salas joins UFC Fight Night 45 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
Lightweights Joe Proctor (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Justin Salas (12-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) have been booked for a fight at UFC Fight Night 45.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:39PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
MacDonald-Woodley winner may need to fight Lombard-Kim winner for title shot
(mmajunkie.com)
The road to a UFC welterweight title shot may have gotten a bit longer for UFC 174's Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley winner.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:37PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rich Franklin accepts VP position with One FC
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin has officially accepted the position of Vice President of ONE FC.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:35PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
Ryan LaFlare out, Zak Cummings now fights Gunnar Nelson at UFC Fight Night in Dublin
(bloodyelbow.com)
With Ryan LaFlare out, welterweight Zak Cummings steps into the UFC Fight Night Dublin co-main event slot against Gunnar Nelson.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:32PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
New UFC background checks ask fighters for criminal history, release of medical records
(mmajunkie.com)
It appears the UFC is trying to avoid future surprises with fighters’ pasts.
Submitted May 28, 2014 12:17AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 173 payouts and salaries: Robbie Lawler makes (and breaks) bank with 'Ruthless' $200k payday
(mmamania.com)
UFC 173 is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Saturday night's (May 24, 2014) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Barao vs. Dillashaw" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Submitted May 27, 2014 3:44PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Germaine de Randamie out at UFC 174, promotion seeks replacement for Dudieva
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to Canada next month for UFC 174 will see a lineup change on the preliminary card.
Submitted May 27, 2014 3:38PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Satoshi Ishii announces fight with Mirko Cro Cop on August 23rd
(bloodyelbow.com)
It's a rare day when a fight announcement outside the walls of the UFC and Bellator permeates the ether around Bloody Elbow, but Satoshi Ishii vs. Mirko Filipovic promises to be an interesting scrap.
Submitted May 27, 2014 3:34PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler headlines UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose
(mmajunkie.com)
Two of the sport’s most entertaining and highest-ranked welterweights will headline the UFC’s next network-televised event. UFC President Dana White today announced that recent winners Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) and Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will headline UFC on FOX 12. UFC on FOX 12 takes place July 26 as San Jose’s SAP Center. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted May 27, 2014 2:02PM by isk - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF Extends Deal with NBC Sports Group, Makes Network TV Debut on July 5
(sherdog.com)
WSOF officials Tuesday announced that the organization has extended its ongoing agreement with NBC Sports Group through 2017 and will make its network TV debut on July 5, when WSOF 11 “Gaethje vs. Newell” airs live on NBC.
Submitted May 27, 2014 1:30PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Bellator 120 PPV buys estimated at 65,000 for 'Rampage vs. King Mo'
(mmamania.com)
Don't laugh, That's actually a pretty good number, all things considered.
Submitted May 27, 2014 11:10AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
UFC champ Jose Aldo says that he feels devalued with his income
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC featherweight titleholder stated that he doesn't know what he should do to raise his salary and feels that top fighters of lower divisions aren't being fairly paid in the UFC.
Submitted May 27, 2014 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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