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Marquardt, Schaub, Zingano form new fight team
(bloodyelbow.com)
Nate Marquardt, Brendan Schaub and Cat Zingano have formed a Colorado-based MMA fight team.
Submitted May 17, 2013 4:53PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
With Nick Newell out, Scott Holtzman meets John Mahlow for title at XFC 24
(mmajunkie.com)
With Nick Newell's well-publicized split from the promotion and his scratch for a planned title fight, Scott Holtzman instead will fight John Mahlow for the vacant Xtreme Fighting Championships lightweight belt.
Submitted May 17, 2013 4:24PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
With MMA as his hobby, UFC on FX 8's John Cholish has sights fixed on Tibau
(mmajunkie.com)
John Cholish didn't want to be off for the past year. And when thinking about the injury that kept him down, one could hardly blame him.
Submitted May 17, 2013 4:19PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC on FX 8 weigh-in results: Belfort, Rockhold make weight, immediately scuffle
(mmajunkie.com)
MMAjunkie.com was on scene and reporting live from today's UFC on FX 8 fighter weigh-ins, which saw an intense faceoff between the event's headliners.
Submitted May 17, 2013 4:17PM by prophecy033 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nate Diaz SUSPENDED
(sports.yahoo.com)
Mr. Nate got suspended for his "homophobic" slur regarding Brian Caraway
Submitted May 17, 2013 12:19PM by tallica62 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nate Diaz calls Bryan Caraway 'biggest fag in the world' for accepting submission of the night bonus
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC lightweight Nate Diaz is not happy at all with Pat Healy losing his bonus money after testing positive for marijuana, and he is incredibly displeased with Bryan Caraway for "accepting" his unexpected Submission of the Night award.
Submitted May 16, 2013 5:24PM by FastKnockout - 71 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF sets four-man middleweight tourney with Taylor, Mutapcic, Branch, Villefort
(mmajunkie.com)
With its recently announced four-man tournament, World Series of Fighting will have a middleweight champion by year's end.
Submitted May 16, 2013 2:11PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Georges St. Pierre lends voice to Monsters University
(bloodyelbow.com)
Georges St. Pierre will voice a character in the French-Canadian version of Monsters University.
Submitted May 16, 2013 2:07PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC on FX 8's Chris Camozzi looks for told-you-so moment in Brazil
(mmajunkie.com)
Seven months ago, Chris Camozzi stood in the tunnel of an arena in Rio de Janeiro as 17,000 Brazilian fans screamed obscenities at him. Fortunately for the UFC middleweight, he doesn't speak Portuguese.
Submitted May 16, 2013 1:30PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anderson Silva Was Ready to Walk Away, but the Nogueira Brothers Saved the Day
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is widely regarded as the top pound-for-pound fighter on the planet, but may have never realized his potential if not for the Nogueira brothers.
Submitted May 16, 2013 12:37AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF to hold MW tourney to determine first champ
(bloodyelbow.com)
World Series of Fighting has announced a four man tournament, with the winner crowned the first ever WSOF 185 lbs champion.
Submitted May 16, 2013 12:34AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC 159's Bryan Caraway ecstatic with new bonus, blasts marijuana usage in MMA
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC 159 is actually the second time marijuana has impacted Bryan Caraway's professional MMA career, but the first in which it's actually paid off. 
Submitted May 16, 2013 12:08AM by prophecy033 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Antonio Silva says forget superheroes – he's taking Velasquez's title at UFC 160
(mmajunkie.com)
The summer movie season is officially underway: Iron Man. Superman. Wolverine. But as far as Antonio Silva is concerned, you can forget about superheroes in MMA. And if you think the UFC heavyweight champ is one already, he plans to change your mind.
Submitted May 16, 2013 12:07AM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ken Shamrock: MMA forcing better boxing matchups – except with Floyd Mayweather
(mmajunkie.com)
Ken Shamrock is a pretty rabid boxing fan these days, especially now that the sport's bigger names are actually boxing other top guys. Everyone but Floyd Mayweather Jr., that is. 
Submitted May 16, 2013 12:00AM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
South Florida mayors to fight MMA bout for charity, Italian dinner
(mmajunkie.com)
Carlos Hernandez and Michael Pizzi are mayors of neighboring South Florida cities. After trading rhetorical jabs, they've decided to trade real ones this summer in an MMA bout for charity.
Submitted May 15, 2013 11:59PM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
WSOF 3 adds Gruetzemacher-Sanders, Beebe-Murphy to prelims
(mmajunkie.com)
World Series of Fighting continues to fill out the card for its next show, WSOF 3 next month in Las Vegas. Chris Gruetzemacher (11-1) will meet Jerrod Sanders (11-1) in a featherweight bout, while Carson Beebe (13-2) takes on Joe Murphy (6-0) at bantamweight. WSOF officials on Wednesday announced the new fight pairings. All four fighters will be making their WSOF debuts. WSOF 3 takes place June 14 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The main card airs on NBC Sports Network. The main event is a welterweight bout between former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch and fellow UFC vet Josh Burkman.
Submitted May 15, 2013 6:29PM by DrivenDavies15 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
 
Bellator 96 main card adds heavyweight tourney, expands to three hours
(mmajunkie.com)
The first event of Bellator's upcoming "Summer Series" will have a super-sized main card with today's addition of a four-man heavyweight tournament. The event, Bellator 96, takes place June 19 at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. The three-hour main card airs on Spike TV following prelims on Spike.com. The main card now boasts six fights with the addition of the tourney's opening round. The heavyweight matchups include Vinicius Queiroz (6-3 MMA, 1-1 BFC) vs. Rich Hale (21-5 MMA, 6-2 BFC) and Vitaly Minakov (10-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Ron Sparks (8-1 MMA, 3-1 BFC).
Submitted May 15, 2013 6:27PM by DrivenDavies15 - 6 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Bryan Caraway awarded Pat Healy's $65K 'Submission of the Night' bonus
(mmajunkie.com)
Pat Healy's loss is Bryan Caraway's gain; a $65,000 "Submission of the Night" bonus initially awarded to Healy instead will go to Caraway. UFC President Dana White today confirmed the change via Twitter.
Submitted May 15, 2013 12:14PM by Budgellism - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Wrestling getting an MMA-inspired makeover
(mmajunkie.com)
NEW YORK – In its push to keep their sport in the Olympics, wrestling will get a makeover, the acting president of the sport's world governing body said Tuesday. So say goodbye to singlets and hello to shirtless Greco-Roman wrestlers. The stage too could change – why be limited by a boring square mat? Taking the lead from the MMA world, wrestling is thinking big and bold when it comes to showmanship. Incorporating staged weigh-ins, walk-out music, lighting, visual effects and video screen replays are all being discussed.
Submitted May 15, 2013 10:33AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Sanchez wants Thomson, Diaz, or Melendez at 164
(bloodyelbow.com)
With his first win in his return to Lightweight under his belt, The Dream is calling out three top-10 fighters for his next fight. He's hoping to return to the Octagon in August at UFC 164.
Submitted May 15, 2013 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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