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Hioki vs. Oliveira set for UFC card in New Zealand
UFC added a featherweight bout to their first card in New Zealand, as Hatsu Hioki takes on Charles Oliveira in June.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 12:20AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Deep 66 to Feature Five Title Fights and be Streamed Live Online
Deep 66 sees the long running Japanese promotion enter the digital age with an April 29 card at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, which features no fewer than…
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 7:14PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
Tito Ortiz: Now, I'm being erased from UFC history
Following Jon Jones successful title defense at UFC 172, the UFC showed him as setting the record for most wins in the Light Heavyweight division history. Former champ and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz took issue with the claim.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 7:08PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Takanori Gomi targeted for UFC's next show in Japan, says he'll quit drinking for title shot
BALTIMORE – Takanori Gomi‘s next fight is likely to take place in his native Japan, according to UFC President Dana White.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:11PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bethe Correia to 'Four Horsewomen' after UFC 172: I'm bulletproof
BALTIMORE – Following her decision over Jessamyn Duke (3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) on the FOX Sports 1-televised prelims of UFC 172, Bethe Correia (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) had a message for the female fighting quartet known as “The Four Horsewomen”: One down, three to go.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:10PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White: Nate Diaz talked to Joe Silva and is ready to fight
UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media following UFC 172, where he discussed the possibility of Nate Diaz fighting again in the near future.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:09PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White on Jon Jones’ eye pokes: ‘We’ve got to stop that stuff’
Dana White was impressed with Jon Jones’ performance on Saturday night but believes something has to be done regarding the constant eye pokes.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White laughs at Vitor Belfort’s request to fight at UFC 175, says he’s ‘fooling himself’
UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media following UFC 172, where he discussed the "hilarious" comments made by Vitor Belfort, and explained that the Brazilian is still a long way from getting licensed in Nevada.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:07PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Luke Rockhold Wants to Earn UFC Title Shot; Will Gladly “Shut Up” Michael Bisping Along the Way
Luke Rockhold wants his next fight to earn him a shot at the middleweight title, and he has a list of fighter he thinks will get him that opportunity.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White: Jon Jones is on His Way to Being One of the Greatest of All Time
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has already put together a Hall of Fame worthy resume and added to it on Saturday with a one-sided unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 in Baltimore.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 12:06PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jim Miller wants fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 172 win
BALTIMORE – Lightweight veteran Jim Miller headlined the first UFC card on which Khabib Nurmagomedov fought, but he would now welcome a chance to fight the surging Dagestani.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 172 draws 13,485 attendance for $2.3 million live gate
BALTIMORE – Saturday’s UFC 172 event at Baltimore Arena, which marked the UFC’s debut in Maryland, drew an announced attendance of 13,485 and a live gate of $2.3 million.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:40AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
After UFC 172 win, Dana White says Alexander Gustafsson next for Jon Jones
BALTIMORE – The rematch that had been set up since last fall – pending a couple things – now can come to fruition.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:38AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 172 bonuses: Gomi, Vallie-Flagg, Benavidez, Beal win $50,000
BALTIMORE – Takanori Gomi, Isaac Vallie-Flagg, Joseph Benavidez and Chris Beal each earned $50,000 bonuses for their work at Saturday’s UFC 172 event.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 1:15AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Head injury sidelines champ Dantas, Warren vs. Silva for interim belt at Bellator 118
A head injury suffered during a recent training session has sidelined Bellator MMA bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas, and the organization has put together an interim title fight in its place.
Submitted Apr 26, 2014 4:13PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Jon Jones claims UFC is making more millionaires than boxing
Jon Jones makes the wild claim that the UFC is making more fighters into millionaires than boxing.
Submitted Apr 26, 2014 1:41PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Vitor Belfort wants to replace Lyoto Machida in UFC 175 main event
Scheduled to compete for the middleweight championship at UFC 173 on May 24, Belfort was pulled out of the fight after TRT was banned by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). He claims he has been cleared to compete, and wants to fight Chris Weidman for the title at UFC 175 in July.
Submitted Apr 26, 2014 11:58AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Caio Machado replaces Aaron Philips in Legacy FC 32 title fight
Caio Machado (4-0) has stepped in June’s Legacy FC 32 headliner and will now fight for the organization’s vacant bantamweight title.
Submitted Apr 26, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Company handling drug test collection for Jones vs Teixeira named in lawsuit for mishandling NFL samples
Drug Free Sport, the company handling drug test collection for Jones vs. Teixeira is in some legal hot water via a lawsuit claiming they mishandled drug test samples to not lose the NFL as a client.
Submitted Apr 26, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Big Nog Tears ACL, Wants UFC Fight After Surgery
I don't know what the official tally is, but between the two brothers, they've gotta hold some kind of injury record.
Submitted Apr 25, 2014 11:16PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
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