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WSOF signs up-and-comers LaRue Burley and Louis Taylor
The WSOF recently announced the addition of two new fighters to the promotion's roster.
Submitted Jun 25, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
UFC champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk is latest to sign Reebok endorsement deal
Add UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk to the list of Reebok-sponsored UFC fighters.
Submitted Jun 25, 2015 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Demetrious Johnson draws rematch with John Dodson for next flyweight title defense
Demetrious Johnson has his next title defense lined up – and it’ll be a rematch. Johnson (22-2-1 MMA, 10-1-1 UFC), the UFC’s flyweight champion, will meet John Dodson (17-6 MMA, 6-1 UFC) for the next defense of his 125-pound belt. No event has been set yet for the title fight – though Johnson reportedly wants it to take place at UFC 191, which takes place Sept. 5 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Ariel Helwani announced the news on tonight’s edition of FOX Sports 1’s “UFC Tonight.”
Submitted Jun 25, 2015 4:56AM by Budgellism - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC official statement on UFC 189
UFC official statement In light of recent reports regarding the status of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, UFC has received official medical confirmation from several doctors that Aldo did not suffer a broken rib. Following a review of the scans, it has been determined that the champion suffered a bone bruise to his rib and cartilage injury during training.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 9:54PM by mentalcase - 30 comments
Filed under: UFC
Several “UFC 189" Banners and Posters Taken Down at MGM Grand
On Tuesday afternoon, it was confirmed that Jose Aldo suffered a fractured rib during a sparring session. The UFC Featherweight Champion was preparing for his clash with rival Conor McGregor in a fight which is currently still set to take place on July 11th at “UFC 189?. However, if Aldo’s injury is as serious as it sounds he will not be medically cleared to defend his title.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 8:16PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Patrick Cote vs. Josh Burkman added to UFC Fight Night 74
August’s UFC Fight Night 74 fight card continues to take shape, as officials recently announced that veteran welterweights Patrick Cote and Josh Burkman will square off at the event.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 5:05PM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rousey, Cerrone nominated for ESPY award
Today ESPN released the full list of nominees for this year's ESPY awards, including Ronda Rousey and Donald Cerrone, the only two mixed martial artists to be nominated: Ronda Rousey was nominated for 'Best Play' which will be voted on in bracket style where she will square off against Gerald Green's dunk in the first round. Rousey was also nominated for 'Best Fighter' and 'Best Female Athlete' for which she won last year. This is the first year that Donald Cerrone has been nominated and he is also nominated for 'Best Fighter', which not only also includes Rousey, but boxers Terrence Crawford, Gennady Golovkin, and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 5:04PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, Miscellaneous
Chuck Liddell wins $1,982,727 in fraud case
In June of 2007, former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell invested $2,000,000 in a Kelly Gearhart housing development, via a San Luis Obispo escrow company. The development went bust, but the escrow company officer was close friends with the developer, lived with his brother for a time, took frequent trips on his jet, and had herself invested in the development, a clear conflict of interest.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 5:03PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
Dan Henderson: Whatever Vitor Belfort was doing to change his body, 'it wasn’t the same thing I was doing’
Dan Henderson only has two fights left on his UFC contract, and at 44 years old, he wants to make those two fights count. "The two guys I'd like to fight would be Vitor (Belfort) and (Gegard) Mousasi," Henderson said Monday on The MMA Hour. "Mousasi, not for any other reason than I felt like I didn't get to fight him. And Vitor, you know, it'd be nice to fight him in the States, without his doctor as the head of the athletic commission."
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 5:01PM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
Ex-Bellator Champ Lyman Good to Make UFC Debut vs. Andrew Craig on July 15
Ex-Bellator Champ Lyman Good to Make UFC Debut vs. Andrew Craig on July 15.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 4:13PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
'Sad' sparring partner explains how he injured UFC champion Jose Aldo
Jose Aldo’s next title defense against Conor McGregor is in jeopardy after the UFC featherweight got injured in a sparring session at Nova Uniao, and his teammate is devastated. Alcides Nunes, a 5-0 lightweight from Nova Uniao, was training with the UFC star in Rio de Janeiro when he ended up breaking Aldo’s ribs with a spinning back kick. Aldo vs. McGregor, scheduled to headline UFC 189 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 11, is now in danger. "I threw a kick but slipped with all the sweat on the mat, and ended up hitting his rib," Nunes told MMAFighting.com. "I was mimicking McGregor’s unorthodox style, things he does in the fight. I’m also left-handed, my style is similar to his, so that’s why they asked me to be part of his camp, but I ended up slipping and causing this injury." Nunes, who started training at Nova Uniao three years ago and is undefeated in MMA with four finishes in five professional bouts, reveals that Aldo continued to train after he got hit, but eventually stopped and was rushed to the hospital.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 3:07PM by Kpro - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Report: Sources say Stipe Miocic to get next UFC title shot
Northest Ohio based heavyweight Stipe Miocic (13-2, 7-2 UFC) is next in line for a UFC heavyweight title shot, according to a Tweet from Bleacher Report lead MMA writer Jeremy Botter (). (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 2:23PM by Wez - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Paige VanZant vs. Alex Chambers targeted for UFC 191
Paige VanZant has likely found her next opponent as the 21-year old phenom is expected to meet Alex Chambers later this year with the current target date at UFC 191 in Las Vegas. Sources close to the contest confirmed the bout to FOX Sports on Wednesday following an initial report from MMASucka.com. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 2:12PM by Wez - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC legend Ian Freeman wants Kimbo at Bellator
Ian "The Machine" Freeman wasn't impressed with last Friday's Bellator main event, hints comeback.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Head of UFC Europe abruptly leaves organization
David Allen, who was named the UFC’s senior vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa just six months ago, has left the company.
Submitted Jun 24, 2015 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Replacement sought for injured John Hathaway at UFC 189
The UFC needs a welterweight willing to take a short-notice fight at next month’s UFC 189 event.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 8:26PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Gegard Mousasi vs. Roan Carneiro planned for UFC Fight Night 77 in Japan
The UFC’s return to Japan this fall appears to have an intriguing middleweight bout added to the lineup.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Alexander Shlemenko suspended three years, fined $10,000, KO of Manhoef overturned
In a 7-0 vote, the California State Athletic Commission today suspended ex-Bellator middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko for three years, fined him $10,000, and overturned his knockout win over Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 133.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 8:21PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Brandon Thatch meets Gunnar Nelson at UFC 189, John Howard now gets Cathal Pendred
Well, UFC 189 got one piece of good news today, at least. With John Hathaway out with an injury, Gunnar Nelson has a new opponent: Welterweight Brandon Thatch.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 8:20PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Report: UFC 189 headliner in jeopardy with Jose Aldo rib injury
Looks like the UFC 189 headline fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor may be a sunk as reports are out the Aldo suffered a fractured rib.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 3:52PM by FastKnockout - 42 comments
Filed under: UFC
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