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'Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine' drug tests come back clean
The five fighters who underwent drug testing at this past weekend's "Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse.
Submitted Jan 17, 2013 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
Bellator 85 Weigh-in Results: Twin Title Fights Set
MAIN CARD: Pat Curran (144.8) vs. Patricio Pitbull (144.5) - FW Championship fight Michael Chandler (154.6) vs. Rick Hawn (155) - LW Championship fight Mikhail Zayats (205.7) vs. Babalu Sobral (205.3) PRELIMINARY CARD: Seth Petruzelli (204.8) vs. Jacob Noe (205.9) Emanuel Newton (205.4) vs. Atanas Djambazov (205.6) Hector Ramirez (204.8) vs. Jason Lambert (205.5) Aaron Miller (145.8) vs. Joe Camacho (145.8) Joe Williams (170.7) vs. Jamie Yager (170.8) Savant Young (155.5) vs. Mike Guymon (155.7) Brian Warren(165) vs. J.J. Ambrose (164.5) Mario Navarro(144.8) vs. Cleber Luciano(144.9)
Submitted Jan 17, 2013 10:45AM by grappler0000 - 9 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC's Marc Ratner says bonuses won't be paid out until return of drug tests
The UFC still is considering more changes to its existing policies regarding drug testing, but in advance of UFC on FX 7, the promotion has instituted two new rules to act as deterrents. All fighters who compete on international events will be tested for performance-enhancing drugs, UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). Additionally, the promotion won't pay out fight-night bonuses until drug testing results are available, Ratner said. Currently, the UFC offers cash incentives for "Knockout of the Night," "Submission of the Night" and "Fight of the Night." Typically, they are handed out after the event and announced by UFC President Dana White. The changes will be in place this weekend when UFC on FX 7 goes down at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event's main-card airs on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 10:49PM by isk - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Luke Rockhold wants to fight Costa Philippou at UFC on FOX 7
Luke Rockhold watches Strikeforce's biggest names receive their UFC debut fights and wonders when his number will be called. The last Strikeforce middleweight champion told MMAFighting.com recently that he has yet to receive his marching orders from the UFC but is back to training after suffering a wrist injury and ready to make his Octagon debut. In fact, Rockhold has a candidate in mind for his first UFC fight. "I think Costa Philippou makes the most sense right now," he said. "He's coming off a win, and I think he's a good opponent. Let's get it on at [UFC on FOX 7]."
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 7:53PM by sparky - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Manager: UFC champ Ronda Rousey meant no disrespect with Sandy Hook video
Ronda Rousey's manager today said the UFC women's bantamweight champ meant no disrespect when she retweeted a video linked to the Sandy Hook Truther Movement.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 6:06PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ronda Rousey tweets 'interesting' video claiming Sandy Hook shootings were government conspiracy
UFC Women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is known for her rather strong opinions on just about any topic, and this one is no different. Today Rousey tweeted what she stated to be an "interesting" video on Youtube. That video turned out to be a 30 minute clip suggesting that the recent Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, CT was a government conspiracy.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 6:05PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
BETA Academy ends association with Team Lloyd Irvin in wake of rape scandal
One of Team Lloyd Irvin's largest affiliate schools, BETA Academy, has cut ties with TLI in the wake of the rape scandal that has rocked the local BJJ scene.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 6:03PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Nick Newell responds to Dana White saying he'd 'never' be in the UFC, asks for his 'equal opportunity'
Nick Newell, an MMA fighter with only one hand, thinks that he deserves a chance to prove himself in the UFC, even if Dana White doesn't think so.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 6:02PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Barnett not on Bellator's radar, Rampage may be
After the closing of Strikeforce last weekend and UFC On FX 7 this weekend there will be two notable free agents on the market, namely Barnett and Rampage. Bellator's CEO Bjorn Rebney explains his interest in each fighter.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 3:34PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Rampage Jackson May Follow Kimbo Slice into Boxing, “Let the UFC Be My Past”
The days of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson being a UFC fighter have almost come to an end.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 3:33PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jon Jones Wishes Daniel Cormier Would Just Drop Weight Classes and Stop Talking About It
Jon Jones is open to a potential fight against Daniel Cormier but at this point he'd rather the former Olympian just drop weight and get in the fight.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 3:32PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Five Strikeforce Fighters Drug Tested in Oklahoma, Including Nate Marquardt and Josh Barnett
Five Strikeforce fighters were drug tested in Oklahoma over the weekend, including past transgressors Nate Marquardt and Josh Barnett.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 3:30PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
UFC on FX 7's Ben Rothwell: 'I'm a gringo, but I'm trained by Brazilians'
SAO PAULO – Ben Rothwell doesn't see Saturday's fight with fellow heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga as a U.S. vs. Brazil matchup. In fact, after enduring a year of disappointments, he said his Brazilian coaches are the main reason he's ready for the fight.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 3:29PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC on FX 7's Michael Bisping says he's perplexed by Vitor Belfort's hypocrisy
SAO PAULO – Michael Bisping expected to walk into hostile territory when he arrived in Sao Paulo for Saturday's UFC on FX 7 event. But shockingly, he said, many Brazilians say they're rooting for him, and not Brazilian opponent Vitor Belfort.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 3:28PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC on FX 7 co-headliner C.B. Dollaway surprised by Brazil's hospitality
SAO PAULO – Middleweight C.B. Dollaway spent a good chunk of this past year wrestling not on the mats, but against a hip injury. But beginning with Saturday's UFC on FX 7 co-headliner, he said he's ready for a busy 2013.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 3:26PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
The series will kick off with a two hour special airing on Tuesday 22nd January at 1am on ESPN London, UK – ESPN is set to air the 17th series of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s long-running reality show: The Ultimate Fighter. The highly anticipated series will be headed up by UFC Champion Jon “Bones” Jones and Chael Sonnen, who will lead two teams of seven Middleweights in the hope of winning a coveted contract with the UFC.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 2:23PM by Rabi - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ortiz: 'Going to be tough,' but Santos might make UFC's 135-pound limit
With his own fighting career over, UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz is instead focused on his management career and first client, who could soon be heading to the UFC's 135-pound women's division. Ortiz recently signed embattled ex-Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who recently served a one-year suspension due to a failed drug test for an anabolic steroid. However, while the former 145-pound champion initially dismissed the idea of getting down to 135 pounds for a potential superfight with newly crowned UFC champ Ronda Rousey (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Ortiz breathed some new life into the possibility – but there are conditions...
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 2:11PM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce, UFC, MMA Personalities, Interviews
UFC announces list of Strikeforce fighters added to its roster (so far)
The confirmed list of Strikeforce fighters signed to UFC (so far) courtesy of UFC Tonight on FUEL TV: Heavyweight: Daniel Cormier (11-0) Light Heavyweight: Gegard Mousasi (33-3-2) Gian Villante (10-3) Middleweight: Roger Gracie (6-1) Tim Kennedy (15-4) Lorenz Larkin (13-0) Luke Rockhold (10-1) Ronaldo Souza (17-3) Welterweight: Roger Bowling (11-3) Jason High (16-3) Nate Marquardt (32-11-2) Tarec Saffiedine (14-3) Bobby Voelker (24-8) Lightweight: Ryan Couture (6-1) Pat Healy (29-16) Kurt Holobaugh (8-1) Adriano Martins (24-6) Gilbert Melendez (21-2) K.J. Noons (11-6) Josh Thomson (19-5)
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 11:49AM by SmileR - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC, StrikeForce
The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Draws NFL-Type Numbers
UFC president Dana White recently said in a keynote speech at a new media expo that The Ultimate Fighter Brazil is drawing NFL-type numbers.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Chael Sonnen Joins UFC Tonight Line-Up
Many people were surprised when Chael Sonnen was granted a UFC light heavyweight title shot, but his latest career move shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone.
Submitted Jan 16, 2013 2:24AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
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