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Jussier Formiga vs. Zach Makovsky added to UFC 176 in August
A flyweight matchup between Jussier Formiga (16-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Zach Makovsky (18-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC 176 lineup.
Submitted May 6, 2014 7:55PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Fabio Maldonado replaces Junior dos Santos, faces Stipe Miocic at TUF Brazil 3 Finale
Light heavyweight slugger Fabio Maldonado (21-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will move up to the heavyweight division to face Stipe Miocic (11-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) in the headlining bout of this month’s TUF Brazil 3 Finale. Brazilian outlet Combate first reported the change, and MMAjunkie has since confirmed the move with multiple sources close to the event. Maldonado steps in for an injured Junior dos Santos, who was forced to withdraw from the card after fracturing his hand in training...
Submitted May 6, 2014 6:14PM by grappler0000 - 28 comments
Filed under: UFC
John "Doomsday" Howard signs 4 fight UFC deal
Looks like he's made the best of his UFC return. 4 more fights
Submitted May 6, 2014 5:25PM by tallica62 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Henry Cejudo out, Elias Garcia now meets Damacio Page in Legacy FC 31 co-main
Next month’s Legacy FC show has lost a title fight and its main event.
Submitted May 6, 2014 2:27PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Lucas Martins faces Jim Alers at UFC Fight Night 45
A featherweight fight between Jim Alers and Lucas Martins has also been set for the card. Alers has won nine straight fights, including his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 39. Martins is moving up to featherweight and has won two of his past three UFC fights.
Submitted May 6, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro Latest UFC Vet To Join One-Night Tournament
Five fight UFC veteran, Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro is returning to Mixed Martial Arts action this June in Oklahoma.
Submitted May 6, 2014 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Gleison Tibau vs. Pat Healy booked for UFC Fight Night 45 in New Jersey
The UFC’s return to Atlantic City has another lightweight tussle on tap.
Submitted May 6, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Edson Barboza meets Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City
Another lightweight scrap will be on the bill when the UFC returns to “America’s Favorite Playground” this summer.
Submitted May 6, 2014 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ryan Benoit vs. Ray Borg added to UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio
Next month’s UFC Fight Night 44 event in San Antonio has its 13th and likely final addition to the card.
Submitted May 6, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Nate Diaz out of the UFC rankings
Despite winning by dominant 1st round TKO in November, Nate Diaz is also no longer ranked in the UFC's official top 15 list.
Submitted May 6, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Morning Report: Sonnen wants fight with Belfort
Although Chris Weidman took home the 2013 'Fighter of the Year' award, Chael Sonnen thinks the honor could have easily gone to Vitor Belfort. A source of inspiration in the post-testosterone replacement therapy era, the treatment's poster boy has found a true admirer in Sonnen. Now each 37, Sonnen says he and Belfort need to clash before either leaves the sport. "To be considered one of the fighters of the year at 36 years old is awesome, but it's also inspiring. It gives hope to people," Sonnen tells Gracie Mag...
Submitted May 6, 2014 9:13AM by grappler0000 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Third title fight added to WSOF 10
Another women's strawweight title fight between champion Jessica Aguilar and Emi Fujino has been added to WSOF 10, according to WSOF officials.
Submitted May 5, 2014 10:39PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Nate Marquardt plans to remain at middleweight
Nearing the 50th fight of his MMA career, and approaching two years since his most recent victory, Nate Marquardt plans to leave the welterweight division behind for good next month.
Submitted May 5, 2014 10:32PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dustin Ortiz vs. Justin Scoggins added to TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas
This summer’s Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale now has a flyweight bout added to the bill.
Submitted May 5, 2014 10:30PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC removes T.J. Grant from official lightweight rankings
Approaching a full year since his last fight, the UFC has taken lightweight contender T.J. Grant off of the rankings list.
Submitted May 5, 2014 10:29PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
Anthony Birchak out of MFC 40 Title Bout
MFC Bantamweight Title Bout between Anthony Birchak and Kevin Croom is cancelled. Birchak is injured. In replacement there is a Title Eliminater between Kevin Croom and Jesse Brock (16-8). It will be a 3rounder. Look for that to be added to the L2 card
Submitted May 5, 2014 8:24PM by JLS1980 - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Bethe Correia meets next of 'Four Horsewomen,' Shayna Baszler, at UFC 176
Bethe Correia used one hand to ask. Now she shall receive.
Submitted May 5, 2014 8:09PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 43 gets Perosh-Villante, Whittaker-Rhodes, Delos Reyes-Vaculik
The UFC’s first trip to New Zealand got filled out a bit on Monday with the announcement of three new fights.
Submitted May 5, 2014 8:08PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Conor McGregor, Cole Miller collide in wild war of words on The MMA Hour
Conor McGregor, Cole Miller collide in wild war of words on The MMA Hour.
Submitted May 5, 2014 5:58PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ronda Rousey: ‘I don’t watch ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ now that I know how much bull is in it’
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey expressed her opinion on The Ultimate Fighter and why she no longer watches the show after her experience as a coach last year.
Submitted May 5, 2014 5:46PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
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