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Niklas Backstrom vs. Mike Wilkinson booked for UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
(mmajunkie.com)
October’s UFC Fight Night 53 lineup in Sweden continues to take shape and now has its second fight.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 4:13PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Richard Odoms set to face Ruslan Magomedov at UFC 177
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC has signed a new heavyweight to the ranks, 39 year old Legacy FC vet Richard Odoms.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 4:12PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Renan Barao: I woke up in the locker room at UFC 173
(mmafighting.com)
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Renan Barao will fight his third UFC title fight in less than seven months at August’s UFC 177, but this time he will be in the blue corner.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 12:49PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
MMA Fighter Cleared of Jan. 1 Homicide Charge in New Mexico
(sherdog.com)
Mixed martial artist Joe Torrez will not be charged with homicide in the Jan. 1 death of a man who broke into his home in Dona Ana, N.M., according to a report in the Las Cruces Sun News.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 12:44PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Nick Diaz wants Anderson Silva then a title shot
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz discusses his intention to fight Anderson Silva before challenging Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 12:42PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator 122 Weigh-in Results: Cooper, Halsey on Point for Friday’s Main Event
(sherdog.com)
Bellator returns with a new man in charge for Bellator 122 in what will serve as the first event of Scott Coker's tenure as the Viacom-owned promotion’s president.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 9:38PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
UFC returning to Brazil 4 more times in 2014
(bloodyelbow.com)
No, there won't be a stadium show in Brazil as first rumored, but there are a few more UFC cards lined up for the South American nation to end the year.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 9:35PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anderson Silva eyeing Super Bowl weekend showdown; Diaz hinted
(mmafighting.com)
The Stockton Bad Boy is back. Is a bout with Anderson Silva far behind?
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Weidman Opens As 4-to-1 Betting Favorite Against Vitor Belfort at UFC 181
(sherdog.com)
Wednesday’s Nevada Athletic Commission hearing saw Vitor Belfort receive a conditional license to fight in Las Vegas. The UFC wasted no time booking his next bout.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 8:20PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
He's back: Nick Diaz ends retirement, signs new three-fight UFC deal
(mmajunkie.com)
Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz has ended his retirement and signed a three-fight deal with the promotion.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 7:45PM by prophecy033 - 24 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
CB Dollaway wants a crack at winner of Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero
(mmamania.com)
Top 10-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight CB Dollaway, who has won four of his last five and continues to look more impressive each time out, is targeting the winner of the upcoming UFC 178 clash between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero (details).
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 4:35PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rani Yahya-Johnny Bedford Rematch Set for UFC Fight Night on Sept. 13
(sherdog.com)
Those awaiting Rani Yahya’s rematch with Johnny Bedford will not have to wait much longer.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 3:22PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nico Musoke vs. Amir Sadollah is first fight for UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to Stockholm has its first fight, UFC officials today announced.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 12:47PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine in preliminary talks to headline UFC Fight Night event in Halifax
(bloodyelbow.com)
A welterweight contest between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine is in the works for the Fight Night card in Halifax on October 4.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 12:45PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Marunde vs. Miller added to Titan FC 29
(mmafighting.com)
Bristol Marunde, who competed under the UFC and Strikeforce banners, is set to make his Titan FC debut against TUF 14 alum Micah Miller in August.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 11:55AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Michael Bisping has some career advice for Luke Rockhold: Stop hanging out with teenagers, douchebag
(mmamania.com)
And when "The Count" disposes of Cung Le, he's ready to silence the Strikeforce import.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 11:52AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Parisyan: I Brought Judo To MMA, Not Rousey
(mmamania.com)
After all, Parisyan was winning MMA fights via armbar long before "Rowdy" was even in high school.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 11:51AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Jessica Eye open to fight with new UFC signee Holly Holm
(mmajunkie.com)
Don’t call it a callout, Jessica Eye said. But if former pro boxer and recent UFC signee Holly Holm needs a fight, “Evil” said she’s ready.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 11:50AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Joe Riggs returns to UFC, set to face Paulo Thiago at UFN 51
( bloodyelbow.com)
Mike Rhodes is injured, and according to a report, the UFC has brought back long time MMA vet Joe Riggs to step in.
Submitted Jul 24, 2014 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
ABC committee to propose anti-doping fund to benefit member commissions
(mmajunkie.com)
Athletic commissions strapped for funds to drug test athletes could receive help from the Association of Boxing Commissions, according to a new proposal drafted for the Association of Boxing Commission’s 2014 conference.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 10:03PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
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