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Cormier/Gustafsson delayed due to injury
Daniel Cormier will still defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the first time against Alexander Gustafsson, but it won't take place at UFC 191 as expected.
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 11:03AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Sean O'Connell meets newcomer Misha Cirkunov at UFC Fight Night 74
A light heavyweight bout featuring a promotional newcomer reportedly has been booked for the UFC’s return to Canada next month.
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 10:59AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
George Sullivan faces newcomer Dominic Waters at TUF 21 Finale
With Marcio Alexandre Jr. (11-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) out of the TUF 21 Finale, George Sullivan (16-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) now meets UFC newcomer Dominic Waters (9-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC). FOX Sports first reported the change, and UFC officials subsequently confirmed the new booking. MMAjunkie first reported Alexandre Jr.’s withdrawal. The welterweight matchup takes place at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale, which is scheduled for July 12, the day after UFC 189, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Submitted Jul 5, 2015 8:49PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Drug Free Sport Issues Statement on Jose Aldo Drug Test Situation in Brazil
The organization that attempted to take a urine sample from Jose Aldo last month only for its representative to get in trouble with Brazilian authorities is saying it did nothing wrong. Drug Free Sport sent Ben Mosier to Rio de Janeiro to conduct a urine test on Aldo, the UFC featherweight champion, on June 11 on behalf of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC). When Mosier arrived at Aldo’s Nova Uniao gym a, Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras phoned police and the Brazilian MMA Commission (CABMMA). Aldo complied with the urine test, but the sample was thrown out when authorities determined that Mosier did not have the correct work visa to conduct business in Brazil. Aldo was tested the next day by a collector accredited by WADA alongside a CABMMA official. The sample was sent to WADA-accredited Sports Medicine Research & Testing Laboratory in Salt Lake City In a statement issued by Drug Free Sport COO Chris Guinty on Friday, the organization is denying any wrongdoing or unethical behavior. In early June 2015, Drug Free Sport was engaged by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (“NSAC”) to conduct a single urine test for an athlete in Brazil. Drug Free Sport’s preparation and execution of the testing event in Brazil complied with ethical best practices in anti-doping collections. Proper work visa applications detailing Drug Free Sport’s job functions were submitted to the Brazilian Consulate in Chicago, Illinois on June 18, 2012, and a ten year work visa was issued by the Consulate and relied upon by the Drug Free Sport collector in subsequent testing events. Drug Free Sport does not comment on client program specifics related to any collection event, but the NSAC, the UFC and Drug Free Sport were diligent in their effort to ensure a fair and ethical collection event in Brazil.
Submitted Jul 5, 2015 11:56AM by emfleek - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, Fight Camp / Team
Lima open to Glory bout with Daley at Dynamite
Bellator champion Douglas Lima wants to knock Andrey Koreshkov out at Bellator 140, and then make his Glory debut against Paul Daley at September’s Dynamite card.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:09PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
Sergei Kharitonov Clobbers Kenny Garner in M-1 Challenge 59 Rematch
Sergei Kharitonov Clobbers Kenny Garner in M-1 Challenge 59 Rematch.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:06PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Mariusz Pudzianowski Meets Peter Graham in KSW 32 ‘Road to Wembley’ Headliner
Mariusz Pudzianowski Meets Peter Graham in KSW 32 ‘Road to Wembley’ Headliner.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:06PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Sinead O'Connor to sing McGregor's walkout song
Party like it's 1990! Irish singer Sinead O'Connor will be singing Conor McGregor's walkout song as he heads to cage at UFC 189 next week.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:03PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
Nikita Krylov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima re-booked for UFC Fight Night 74
A light heavyweight bout originally set for this past weekend in Florida has been re-booked for the UFC’s return to Canada next month.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:00PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Alexandre Jr. out of TUF 21 Finale bout with George Sullivan
Welterweight Marcio Alexandre Jr. has been forced out of his bout with George Sullivan at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 8:58PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Uriah Hall booked for fight with Joe Riggs at UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville
The UFC’s return to “Music City” next month has a new fight added to the setlist. A middleweight matchup between Uriah Hall (10-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and Joe Riggs (40-16 MMA, 4-6 UFC) has been booked for UFC Fight Night 73. Promotion officials recently announced the new matchup. With the addition to the card, UFC Fight Night 73 now includes: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Johnson Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes Roman Salazar vs. Marlon Vera Jared Cannonier vs. Jonathan Wilson Timothy Johnson vs. Jared Rosholt Anthony Christodoulou vs. Scott Holtzman Chris Camozzi vs. Tom Watson Ian McCall vs. Dustin Ortiz Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson Uriah Hall vs. Joe Riggs
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 3:22PM by Budgellism - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chael Sonnen upset with Chad Mendes; posts his number publicly on Facebook
Chad Mendes recently found out the hard way what happens when you 'p**s off a gangster'. According to Chael Sonnen, the #2 ranked featherweight in the world has been avoiding his calls and decided to post Mendes' number publicly on his Facebook page.
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 9:14PM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Jose Aldo Lashes Out at UFC, Conor McGregor Following Injury Confirmation, Title Creation
Jose Aldo Lashes Out at UFC, Conor McGregor Following Injury Confirmation, Title Creation.
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 9:09PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator MMA Signs Titan FC Heavyweight Champ Chase Gormley
Bellator MMA Signs Titan FC Heavyweight Champ Chase Gormley.
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 9:08PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
RFA 27 weigh-in results: Jesse Brock and Joe Murphy make weight for main event
Weigh-ins for Friday’s RFA 27 event take place today, and you can watch a live stream exclusively on MMAjunkie at 8 p.m. ET.
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 9:07PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Ex-UFC champ 'Rampage' Jackson on next fight: 'Shogun' Rua owes me a rematch
Quinton Jackson has suffered 11 losses to 10 different fighters in his career. But still to this day, none of those outcomes “haunts” Jackson quite like his first-round knockout against Mauricio Rua in April 2005.
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 9:06PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Four bouts added to UFC Fight Night 76 lineup, including some top Japanese fighters
UFC Fight Night 76 is starting to take shape with the UFC’s announcement of four bouts for the event. UFC Fight Night 76 takes place Sept. 27 at Saitama Super Arena in Japan, just north of Tokyo. Due to the time difference, the event will air on Sept. 26 in North America.
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 9:04PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rony Jason threatens to sue CABMMA if proven innocent of failed drug test
Rony Jason tested positive for the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide following his first-round submission victory over Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night 67 on May 30, but will appeal the result. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 7:20PM by Wez - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Mendes: Don't f@$%ing talk about teabagging me
“The short s---, I don’t really give a s--- about that. I’ve been short my whole life. For me, it was right before the Aldo fight, and he was talking about putting balls on my head and being very unprofessional. That was something that made it personal. For me, you don’t f---ing do that. This is the fight game and it’s something where somebody can get seriously injured, and that’s what I’m looking to do when I get in there against Conor McGregor.”
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 1:44PM by tildengolfer - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
WSOF 22 losses flyweight title fight, adds Jimmy Spicuzza vs. Islam Mamedov
Next month’s WSOF 22 event has lost a title fight and gained a new main-card bout.
Submitted Jul 2, 2015 11:15AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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