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Kimbo Slice slated for return to cage with Bellator MMA
Heavyweight fighter Kevin Ferguson – better known as “Kimbo Slice” to many veteran fight fans – is slated for a return to the cage, this time with Bellator MMA.
Submitted Jan 16, 2015 10:13AM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Siver: George Sotiropoulos should serve as Conor McGregor's cautionary tale
Counted out and viewed as a stepping stone in his opponent’s quest for a UFC title shot? Veteran mixed martial artist Dennis Siver has been here before.
Submitted Jan 16, 2015 10:12AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator 132 weigh-in results: 'Pitbull' Freire, Daniel Straus official for 145 title tilt
TEMECULA, Calif. – Bellator 132 weigh-ins took place today, and the main-event title fighters are official for their bout.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:49PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
Pneumonia knocks 'Jacare' Souza from UFC 184 bout vs. Yoel Romero
A highly anticipated middleweight matchup has been knocked from next month’s UFC 184 card due to pneumonia. The illness has taken Ronaldo Souza (21-3 MMA, 4-0 UFC) out of his fight against Yoel Romero (9-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC). UFC officials made the announcement Thursday night, saying the fight is expected to be rescheduled for a later date.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 10:20PM by Budgellism - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
Hendricks-Brown, MacDonald-Lombard fights will determine next UFC welterweight contender
According to Dana White, the more impressive winner from the two biggest upcoming welterweight bouts will be facing champion Robbie Lawler in his next fight.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:33PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ex-UFC champ Johny Hendricks fully aware Rory MacDonald could nab his title shot
The way ex-UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks sees it, it’s only fair to work his way back to another fight with Robbie Lawler, the man who took his belt.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:31PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dennis Siver: The more McGregor focuses on pre-fight talk, the more I get to train
BOSTON – Dennis Siver has apparently found the silver lining to the lack of a spotlight heading into Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 headliner: It leaves plenty of time for last-minute preparations.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:30PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
After suspension and weight miss, Bellator's Fernando Gonzalez gives up pot and tortillas
Bellator MMA welterweight Fernando Gonzalez believes sacrifice is part of his job description as a fighter. Whatever he has to give up, he’ll do so in order to succeed.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:29PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
NSAC releases CIR report for Jon Jones' five drug tests before UFC 182
The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 found no evidence that UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones used exogenous testosterone.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:28PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Daron Cruickshank vs. Beneil Dariush lightweight bout added to UFC 185 in Dallas
the lineup for the ufc’s return to dallas continues to grow with the addition of a lightweight scrap.
The lineup for the UFC’s return to Dallas continues to grow with the addition of a lightweight scrap.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:27PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Pat Barry books two kickboxing matches in 3 months
Although his return to the kickboxing ring hasn’t gone quite as well as expected, Pat Barry is forging ahead nonetheless, booking back-to-back matches over the next three months.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:25PM by tildengolfer - 9 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
UFC's uniform policy will be stringent
According to Bleacher Report, the UFC's new uniform policy, which goes into affect in July, won't just require fighters to wear Reebok -- corner people and others on UFC-sponsored television will.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:23PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
9 Things we've learned about the UFC/Reebok athlete outfitting policy
Yesterday, BleacherReport’s Jeremy Botter got his hands on the UFC’s new Athlete Outfitting Policy, which was sent to the managers of every fighter currently on the UFC roster. The document explains how Reebok-branded gear will be incorporated into the appearances of UFC fighters, and what will be required of the fighters and their cornermen when the Reebok uniform deal officially kicks off in July. While the Athlete Outfitting Policy provides no hard details on how much fighters will be paid, it does sketch out what the UFC/Reebok partnership will look like from a logistical standpoint. Here are a few key details we pulled from the Bleacher Report article:
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:22PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Neiman Gracie set to fight at Bellator 134
Boming off back-to-back submission victories at WSOF, undefeated welterweight Neiman Gracie will make his Bellator debut in February.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:22PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
JDS undergoes successful knee and nose surgeries
Junior dos Santos fought tough battles in his past UFC fights, and underwent two surgeries on Thursday.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Guerreiro vs. Piedmont pulled from Bellator 132
Fabricio Guerreiro was removed from Friday’s Bellator card after the California Athletic Commission allegedly denied his opponent a license, and he won’t be paid a dime by the promotion.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Kron Gracie hungry to fight MMA again
a 65-second submission victory in his first MMA fight, Kron Gracie wants more.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
UFC 182 estimated PPV buyrate between 740-820k
Early PPV estimates suggest that UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier was a hit at the box office.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Lauzon would love to fight on same card as CM Punk
Joe Lauzon thinks that CM Punk coming into the UFC is a big positive, and he would be very interested in competing on the same card as the former pro wrestler.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Garbrandt's win was a tale of shared fulfillment
UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt and eight-year-old Maddux Maple have accomplished more together in three years than most do in a lifetime. Let's start with the fact that they helped save each other's lives.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
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