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Mayhem Miller issues an official apology
Following his arrest Sunday on charges of domestic violence, and his subsequent release on bail, Jason Miller has taken to his personal web page to offer fans and loved ones an apology for his actions.
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 1:05PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dillashaw/Assuncao re-booked for October 9th
A bantamweight fight between Raphael Assuncao and T.J. Dillashaw has been re-booked for UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields.
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 1:04PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Tito Ortiz’ Return to Fighting Will Not Affect His Management of Fighters
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz’ return to fighting will not interfere with his management of other fighters.
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 11:14AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC 164 loses Yoel Romero vs. Brian Houston, card finalized with 12 bouts
A late replacement will now be a non-replacement after Brian Houston's medical issue has forced him out of this month's UFC 164 event.
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida possible... at middleweight
Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida could meet in the co-headliner of November's big UFC 167 event, but there's a twist.
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
Felipe Arantes vs. Kevin Souza official, UFC Fight Night 28 lineup set
With a featherweight bout between Felipe Arantes and Kevin Souza now official, the fight card is set for next month's UFC Fight Night 28 event.
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Four UFC fighters set to compete at ADCC 2013
One of the most prestigious grappling competitions in the world lands in China for the first time on October, and their list of competitors has four fighters currently on the UFC roster. Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship, also known as ADCC, announced on Monday that Dong Hyun Kim has been confirmed to compete in the 169-pound division on Oct. 19 and 20 in Beijing, China. Jiu-Jitsu specialists Rousimar Palhares, Vinny Magalhaes and Fabricio Werdum are also confirmed at the competition. UFC veterans Dean Lister and Jon Olav Einemo are also listed...
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 8:19AM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other Combat Sports
Invicta FC champ Cris 'Cyborg' books muay Thai bout at Lion Fight 11
With plenty of buzz about MMA fighters such as Anderson Silva and Quinton Jackson crossing over to box against Roy Jones Jr., there's another crossover that will happen first. Former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion and current Invicta Fighting Championships titleholder Cristiane Justino will venture into the world of muay Thai...
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 8:17AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Other Combat Sports
WSOF draws its biggest ratings on Saturday night
Saturday night's World Series of Fighting show on NBC Sports, headlined by Tyrone Spong's decision win over Angel DeAnda, did the company's best numbers to date with a 0.23 rating and 264,000 viewers. The show, from Ontario, Calif., also pulled an 0.18 in the 18-49 demo and an 0.30 in Males 18-49. The numbers are slightly below the 300,000 viewer level that the lowest rated World Extreme Cagefighting shows did on the same station, when it was known as Versus, and above most Bellator events when they were on MTV 2, which had similar reach...
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 8:15AM by grappler0000 - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
With final three females released, Bellator issues statement on women's division
Bellator MMA hasn't officially dissolved its women's division. But with no women left on its roster, there may not be a home for those fighters in the promotion any time soon. Word got out on Tuesday that Jessica Eye (10-1) had been let go by Bellator, and Tuesday also saw an announcement from all-female promotion Invicta Fighting Championship that former Bellator fighter Felice Herrig (9-4) had signed. Jessica Aguilar (15-4) most recently fought for Bellator in March. Those three were the last remaining women on Bellator's roster, and on Tuesday night promotion CEO Bjorn Rebney issued a statement on the state of the California-based company's women's division...
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 8:13AM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
Jake Shields vs. Demian Maia targeted for UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil
A previously reported fall bout between welterweights Jake Shields and Demian Maia appears to have a date.
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 1:23AM by prophecy033 - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator Releases Jessica Aguilar and Jessica Eye
Bellator MMA has released strawweight Jessica Aguilar and flyweight Jessica Eye, effectively killing off the women’s side of the sport in the promotion.
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 7:49PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Bellator institutes 'tournament champion replacement clause' for title fights
While officials don't expect it to use it very often, Bellator MMA has instituted a new rule to dictate which fighters get title shots if tournament winners aren't available.
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 1:39PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC releases Sheila Gaff following TKO loss to Amanda Nunes
Sheila Gaff becomes the first female UFC fighter released from the promotion following her 2nd loss in as many fights.
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 1:37PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Invicta FC signs strawweight Felice Herrig
Felice Herrig, one of MMA's more outgoing personalities, has signed a multi-fight deal with Invicta Fighting Championships, company officials today announced.
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 12:24PM by prophecy033 - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Eddie Alvarez and Bellator mend fences, book Michael Chandler rematch for PPV
Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez's contract dispute is over, and he's returning to the California-based promotion to face the man who took his title. The rematch with reigning titleholder Michael Chandler will serve as the co-main event of Bellator's first-ever pay-per-view offering, Bellator 106, which takes place Nov. 2 at California's Long Beach Arena. Former UFC champs Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Tito Ortiz clash in the headliner...
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 8:04AM by grappler0000 - 33 comments
Filed under: Bellator, MMA Personalities
Max Holloway aiming to derail Conor McGregor's hype train at UFC Fight Night 26
UFC featherweight Max Holloway is well aware of the attention his UFC Fight Night 26 opponent Conor McGregor is receiving going into their showdown Saturday night, but he has absolutely no problem with it. Currently the youngest active fighter on the UFC roster, the 21-year-old Holloway (7-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is soft-spoken and humble with a personality and lifestyle that is a far cry from his next opponent...
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 6:41AM by grappler0000 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC boss not stressing FOX Sports 1's issues with cable providers
Dana White today said he isn't worried that the UFC's debut on the new FOX Sports 1 cable channel could fall short of its expected broadcast reach.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 6:42PM by Webbie - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Soo Chul Kim Unification Bout Headlines ONE FC: Total Domination
A bantamweight unification bout between reigning champion Soo Chul Kim and interim champion Bibiano Fernandes will headline One FC's October event in Singapore.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 3:15PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Jason 'Mayhem' Miller released from jail following domestic violence arrest
Jason "Mayhem" Miller is out of jail today after a weekend arrest on charges of domestic violence.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 3:14PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
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