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ONE 25 results: Moraes retains flyweight title
ONE flyweight champion Adriano Moraes defending his belt in a one-sided if hard-fought bout opposite Riku Shibuya.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
Nelson not keen on 'point & run' Jackson MMA style
Ahead of his UFC 185 showdown with Alistair Overeem on Saturday night, heavyweight Roy Nelson had some interesting things to say about his opponent and his thoughts on the style of Greg Jackson's fighters.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Rick Story training partner abuse allegations re-emerge
UFC welterweight Rick Story has been accused of abusing training partners before, and a new story has brought those allegations back into the spotlight.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
A Sneak Peek at CES 28
A piece over at HOV-MMA about CES 28 tonight on AXS TV. The main event features a well-known fighter in Rick Hawn, but there are a few rising powers on the card that won't be far from UFC after this.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 10:34AM by Svartorm - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
Chris Cariaso: If Henry Cejudo doesn't make weight, I'm not fighting him
If Henry Cejudo doesn’t make weight, Saturday’s UFC 185 event is going to need a new pay-per-view opener. Chris Cariaso (17-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC), who meets Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) in the first PPV bout at Dallas’ American Airlines Center, is putting his foot down when it comes to the former Olympic gold-medal wrestler, who’s repeatedly struggled to make the 126-pound limit for the flyweight division. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 8:55AM by Wez - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Former UFC Heavyweight Pat Barry Forced Out of Glory 20 Due to Injury
Former UFC Heavyweight Pat Barry Forced Out of Glory 20 Due to Injury.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 2:48AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Texas Combative Sports Program to Test Entire UFC 185 Card for PEDs, Drugs of Abuse
Texas Combative Sports Program to Test Entire UFC 185 Card for PEDs, Drugs of Abuse.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 2:47AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Munoz: Hard to speculate if Rousey can beat men
"Someone in the UFC said that Ronda can beat 50% of the men, but it's totally different man," Munoz explained during a live chat with ABS-CBN Sports. "It's totally different. It's hard to say, and you can speculate all you want. She can definitely compete, but I don't know if it's true." "She is truly unbelievable though. She's great and she's an amazing person," he said. "She can definitely match them technique per technique (in grappling)," Munoz said about Rousey's chances. "I definitely believe she can compete with them, but it's too hard to speculate if she can actually beat (most of the men) in MMA."
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:24AM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ann Osman not trying to sell sex appeal
Ann "Athena" Osman is in a class of one - she is female, Muslim, Malaysian, and one of the biggest stars in One Championship, the biggest MMA promotion in Asia. Marc Raimondi for MMAFighting.com spoke with Osman, ahead of her fight with Walaa Abbas on Friday at One Championship 25. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently landed in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue, wearing not much more than nothing in some shots.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:23AM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Henry Cejudo reverts to 'prison lifestyle,' guarantees he'll make flyweight prior to UFC 185
DALLAS -- Henry Cejudo talks about his UFC 185 fight against Chris Cariaso, why he'll make flyweight this time around, people betting on his weight cut, reverting to a "prison lifestyle," getting his career back on track in December, and much more.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:20AM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Roy Nelson on UFC's new drug policy: 'Is it really going to make a difference?'
DALLAS -- Roy Nelson could be accused of a lot of things, but being a drug cheat isn't one of them. Three years before increased testing was the topic du jour in mixed martial arts, Nelson was leading the drug-free campaign largely by himself, attempting to sway opponents Shane Carwin and Matt Mitrione into signing up for Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) testing in late 2012, then signing himself up anyway once both men balked at the opportunity.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:18AM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Flyweight champion Adriano Moraes expects quick win over ‘cocky’ Asuka Mikami at ONE Championship 25
ONE Championship flyweight champion Adriano Moraes puts his title on the line for the first time against Asuka Mikami on Friday, and the Brazilian grappler is expecting a quick victory.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:17AM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
'Rampage' contract included potential pay-per-view bout with Roy Jones, Jr.
Bellator MMA held the option to promote a pay-per-view boxing match between Quinton Jackson and boxer Roy Jones, Jr., according to Jackson’s contract with the Viacom-owned promotion.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 12:46AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Roy Nelson says he has received an offer to act in a Ben Affleck movie
DALLAS -- Roy Nelson talks about his UFC 185 fight against Alistair Overeem, his budding movie career, being a teacher, training with ATT, why this fight doesn't make a lot of sense to him, being close to a title shot, and more.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 12:41AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Johny Hendricks explains why he did not work with Mike Dolce for UFC 185
DALLAS -- Johny Hendricks talks about his UFC 185 fight against Matt Brown, why he took this fight instead of waiting for a title shot, losing the belt, why he did not work with Mike Dolce for this fight, his weight cut, and more.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 12:40AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
UFC Fight Night 61 drug tests results come back clean
All 22 fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 61 tested clean in the drug test.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 12:36AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Cris Cyborg reacts to Ronda Rousey vs Laila Ali: If size doesn't matter, why won't you fight me?
If "Rowdy" has no qualms in challenging the much bigger Laila Ali, it's proof that she's scurred.
Submitted Mar 12, 2015 11:08PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chris Cariaso reveals he suffered crippling anxiety attack 'five minutes' before UFC 178 title fight
The cruel thing about the bright lights? No one ever knows how they'll react until they're hurled underneath them. For some, like UFC 185 co-headliner Joanna Jedrzejczyk, the leap from anonymity to stardom is a seamless one, a long-awaited validation that, for however fleeting it may be, can be embraced with a smile and a wink. Not all athletes are so lucky, though. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 12, 2015 9:54PM by Wez - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Bellator inks three female 145-pounders, including UFC vet Alexis Dufresne
Bellator MMA has bolstered out its burgeoning women’s featherweight division with three new additions.
Submitted Mar 12, 2015 5:43PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Emanuel Newton tests positive for pot
Former Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton has been suspended 90 days after testing positive for marijuana.
Submitted Mar 12, 2015 2:06PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Bellator
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