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Ryan Bader and Rafael Cavalcante verbally agree to bout at UFC 174
A bout between top 15 light heavyweights is on the docket with 9th ranked Ryan Bader taking on 12th ranked Rafael Cavalcante.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 6:43PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chuck Liddell: I would have been a 'horrible match-up' for Jon Jones
Former UFC light heavyweight champ Chuck Liddell added to his bold statements earlier this week by claiming that he would have knocked out Jon Jones in his prime.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 1:10PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
'Alvarez vs. Chandler 3' starts at $34.99
The Bellator mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is putting its best foot forward when it makes its pay-per-view (PPV) debut with "Alvarez vs. Chandler 3," which takes place inside the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, on May 17, 2014.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC's Edson Barboza wants Cerrone rematch, will settle for any quick return
What looked like a simple jab ultimately led Donald Cerrone to a small upset at this past Saturday’s UFC on FOX 11 event, but his opponent, Edson Barboza, said he’d welcome a rematch.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 11:09AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Andrew Craig vs. Cezar Ferreira added to UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio
A middleweight bout between Andrew Craig (9-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Cezar Ferreira (7-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been booked for UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 11:08AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC and WSOF vet Gerald Harris announces MMA retirement
Big-show vet Gerald Harris has called it a wrap on his eight-year pro fighting career.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Titan FC inks deal with Ben Saunders
Welterweight Ben "Killa B" Saunders has signed an exclusive contract with Titan Fighting Championships.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 11:05AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Xian Ji-Thanh Vu, 5 More Bouts Added to One FC 16 ‘Honor and Glory’ in Singapore
Six new contests have been added to One Fighting Championship’s May 30 offering, including a bantamweight showdown between Xian Ji and Thanh Vu.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 2:35AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
Former UFC Fighter Homer Moore Arrested on Suspicion of 1999 Arizona Murder
Onetime UFC talent Homer Moore was arrested Monday in Tempe, Ariz., on a first-degree murder charge in a case nearly 15 years old, according to a press release from Tempe police.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 12:12AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Paul Daley signs with K-1 Global, expected to make debut in July
It is being reported that Paul Daley has signed with K-1 Global, where he will compete in the 80kg division.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 11:15PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Dana White defends the idea of signing Gina Carano to an immediate title fight
Add Dana White to the list of people who are supportive of an immediate title shot for Gina Carano. The UFC President spoke with members of the media following the UFC on FOX 11 post-fight press conference, where he stated that he is "confident" that the promotion will sign the former Strikeforce featherweight champion. White also defended Ronda Rousey's suggestion that Carano be given an immediate title shot as he believes she is "legit." "I do think she does [deserve an immediate title shot]." White said. "She's legit, everybody knows she's legit. When I met with her, if some of these people said half the [expletive] to me that she said to me when we met, I'd love it. I love what she had to say and I'm excited. I hope I get a deal done with her."
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 7:32PM by Shawn91111 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Trainer: WSOF outbid UFC for Holly Holm, but 'Preacher's Daughter' wants Ronda Rousey fight
Ray Sefo was making it rain for Holly Holm. Dana White? Not so much.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC on FOX 11 Final TV Ratings See Uptick to 2.5 Million Viewers
Although the initial quick overnight ratings came back at 1.99 million for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne, the final numbers were a bit higher.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 6:58PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Rebney reveals Shlemenko will fight at 190lb.
Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney discussed the upcoming match-up between Alexander Shlemenko and Tito Ortiz and revealed that he believes there will be a significant weight disparity between the two fighters.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 6:56PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
'Cyborg' Justino rep: Ronda Rousey attacks verbally because 'she can't physically'
An attorney/adviser for Cristiane Justino said there’s probably a reason UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was so ruthless during a recent interview.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 5:55PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities
Royce Gracie Joins Bruce Lee in Upcoming EA Sports UFC Video Game
Royce Gracie hasn’t fought in the Octagon since 2006, but soon, he’ll be back… if only virtually.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 2:23PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Iuri Alcantara vs. Vaughan Lee joins UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin
Brazilian Iuri Alcantara (29-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Englishman Vaughan Lee (14-9-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will meet in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night 41 next month.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 2:21PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Sexyama says he will be back this year
Yoshihiro Akiyama has stated on Twitter he will be returning this year in the UFC after a 2-year hiatus.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 2:19PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
June's Legacy FC 32 lineup finalized, Almeida vs. Phillips now for vacant title
The lineup is set for June’s Legacy FC 32 event, and a previously announced headliner now will have title stakes.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
After recent losses, Michael Bisping and Brad Tavares campaign for UFC fight
Following their losses this past week, middleweights Michael Bisping (24-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) and Brad Tavares (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) appear interested in a fight against each other.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
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