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UFC Fight Night 72 post-fight facts: Michael Bisping now third in all-time UFC wins
UFC Fight Night 72 took place Saturday in Scotland, and in the FOX Sports 1-televised headliner, Michael Bisping (27-7 MMA, 17-7 UFC) outpointed Thales Leites (25-5 MMA, 10-4 UFC) with strikes for a split-decision victory in Glasgow. “The Count” has been with the UFC longer than most, and his resume reflects many accomplishments. His victory over Leites moved the Englishman up the all-time wins list, as well as several other notable categories...
Submitted Jul 19, 2015 12:49PM by grappler0000 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson headlines UFC 192 in Houston on October 3
Daniel Cormier got what he wanted. The newly minted UFC light heavyweight champion was hoping his first title defense would be in Houston, which is not too far from where he grew up in Lafayette, La. Cormier's wish was granted. "DC" will take on Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC 192 on Oct. 3 in Houston, the UFC announced Saturday during the UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites broadcast on FOX Sports 1. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 18, 2015 3:11PM by Wez - 5 comments
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In wake of McGregor-mania, here are Europe's other best young hopes for UFC gold
What a startling statistic it is that, since the turn of 2015, the number of European fighters to have won UFC titles over the course of its 22-year history has doubled. When Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk dethroned Carla Esparza as the women’s strawweight champion of UFC 185’s co-main event in March, she became the continent’s third titleholder. It had been just shy of a decade since Andrei Arlovski had beaten Paul Buentello to unify the promotion’s heavyweight title all the way back at UFC 55...
Submitted Jul 18, 2015 3:01PM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
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‘Dodger’ Montano Fails Drug Test, Suspended 1 Year After UFC 188 Loss
‘Dodger’ Montano Fails Drug Test, Suspended 1 Year After UFC 188 Loss.
Submitted Jul 17, 2015 7:45PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Aldo vs. McGregor being considered for Cowboys Stadium
The UFC has their sights set on a date and venue for the highly anticipated Featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. With the MGM Grand being booked on December 5th with a Bocelli concert, the UFC is looking at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas as the potential venue for the blockbuster unification title bout. Nothing's official, but it looks like UFC 194 may have its venue and headliner.
Submitted Jul 17, 2015 2:32AM by Five-Alive - 13 comments
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Francisco Rivera vs. John Lineker headed to UFC 191
John Lineker will have his first bantamweight fight after being kicked out the flyweight division. UFC 191 will also feature Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 7:54PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Khabib Nurmagomedov's brother to make WSOF debut at WSOF 22
Abubaker Nurmagomedov, the highly-touted younger brother of UFC contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, is slated to make his World Series of Fighting debut against welterweight prospect Jorge Moreno on Aug. 1 at WSOF 22, promotion officials told MMAFighting.com. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 4:53PM by Wez - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
UFC Veteran Mike Swick Retires From MMA
On Thursday, UFC veteran Mike Swick (pictured) announced his retirement from mixed martial arts.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 4:39PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
World Series of Fighting Signs Adam Ward, Andreas Spang
World Series of Fighting Signs Adam Ward, Andreas Spang.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
UFC Fight Night 71 bonuses: Frank Mir's crushing KO nets him $50,000
SAN DIEGO – Frank Mir, Tony Ferguson, Alan Jouban and Matt Dwyer each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Wednesday night’s UFC Fight Night 71.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 10:18AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson rematch headlines UFC 191
UFC 191 now has its main event, and it's a rematch in the flyweight division. During the UFC Fight Night: Duffee vs. Mir broadcast, it was announced that reigning champion Demetrious Johnson will take on John Dodson on September 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 15, 2015 11:39PM by Wez - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ronda Rousey wins Best Fighter at ESPYs, takes shot at Floyd Mayweather
Consider this another highlight-reel finish for Ronda Rousey. The UFC women's bantamweight champion took home the Best Fighter award at ESPN's ESPYs on Wednesday night, beating out the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Then, in an interview after, she took a jab at Mayweather's history of domestic violence.
Submitted Jul 15, 2015 10:50PM by grappler0000 - 23 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, UFC
Melvin Guillard vs. Brandon Girtz headlines Bellator 141 on Aug. 28
After a lengthy career with the UFC and WSOF, Melvin Guillard will make his Bellator debut next month. Officials today announced Guillard (32-14-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will fight fellow lightweight Brandon Girtz (11-4 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) in the headliner of Bellator 141. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 15, 2015 5:23PM by Wez - 3 comments
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Andrei Arlovski: Fedor Emelianenko ‘is who I want to take on next’
"If Fedor is coming back, he should come back to the best MMA organization in the world and UFC is that," Arlovski posted on his website. "I have always sought out to right the wrong in my career and have been very successful so far. He is who I want to take on next!
Submitted Jul 15, 2015 3:02PM by george112 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Manager confirms Fedor return, expects top 10 opponent
On Tuesday rumors surfaced that the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history, The Lasst Emperor, Fedor Emelianko was returning. Now it was been confirmed, by Fedor's longtime manager Vadim Finkelchtein. "It was unexpected," said Vadim to Karim Zidan for BloodyElbow.com. "I was trying to convince Fedor to come back for about year or two, but then gave up this idea. And about a week or two ago he told me he is thinking about coming back to sport. I am happy about that."
MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement
PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement and will be competing in Mixed Martial Arts once again. Fedor Emelianenko seemed to have closed the book on his storied MMA career when he announced his retirement in 2012. Three years later though, and the legendary PRIDE champion has decided to write a new chapter as he will be coming back to active mixed martial arts competition.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 5:54PM by GDPofMPG - 49 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
UFC San Diego fighters clean in drug tests, including Melendez
There won't be any last-minute changes to the UFC card this week.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:44AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Video: Cyborg crashes Fan Expo to call out Rousey
Cris Cyborg crashed a UFC Fan Expo booth to send a message to her rival in Ronda Rousey.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:40AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Photo: Mendes broke thumb in McGregor fight
Chad Mendes has fractured his right thumb during UFC 189's main event, provides X-ray picture.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ex-champ Matt Manzanares in for UFC-bound Geane Herrera vs. Ken Porter at RFA 28
With the graduation of one of its unbeaten fighters to the UFC, there is a new co-main event set for next month’s RFA 28 event.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:34AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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