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Roy Jones Jr. compares the UFC to M-1 Global, says they can’t make up their mind on the Silva boxing match
Roy Jones Jr. spoke with MxiFight.ru, where he expressed his continued desire in a boxing match against Anderson Silva, and compared the UFC to M-1 Global.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 10:11PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Caio Magalhaes vs. Luke Zachrich booked for UFC on FOX 11 with Josh Samman hurt
After winning his debut fight at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 Finale nearly one year ago, Josh Samman continues to find himself unable to return to action. He was injured prior to his Uriah Hall rematch last July, and has now been pulled from his Caio Magalhaes fight at UFC on FOX 11 on April 19 in Orlando, Florida, according to MMA Fighting.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 7:28PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo fights for title in Legacy FC 31 headliner
The Legacy FC 31 event in June will have a championship doubleheader, which includes an Olympic gold medalist in the main event.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 7:27PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nico Musoke booked for UFC Fight Night in San Antonio
A welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum (8-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Nico Musoke (12-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s UFC Fight Night event in San Antonio.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 7:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC targeting Nick Diaz vs. Hector Lombard – without much luck
The UFC is apparently interested in matching up sorta-retired-but-probably-not Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) with fellow welterweight Hector Lombard (34-4-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC).
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 7:25PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem set to join Greg Jackson's camp
It looks like there's a new addition to the Jackson's MMA roster.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 7:23PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Alexander Yakovlev in to fight Demian Maia
Following an injury to Mike Pierce, UFC newcomer Alexander Yakovlev steps in to fight Demian Maia at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 7:23PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov to headline UFC 174 in Vancouver
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (19-2-1 MMA, 7-1-1) will headline UFC 174 and the organization’s return to Vancouver. The UFC’s inaugural 125-pound champion will take on Ali Bagautinov (13-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) in the Canadian main event. UFC officials today announced the bout. Johnson is ranked No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA flyweight rankings (and No. 4 in the pound-for-pound rankings). Bagautinov is No. 6 at 125 pounds.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 3:38PM by DrivenDavies15 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem forced to undergo surgery for pinched nerve
And he's proud of the fact that it will be his first time under the knife since turning pro.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator 115 medical suspensions: Champ Vitaly Minakov could be out six months
Bellator MMA heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov could be on the shelf for a while after his most recent title defense.
Submitted Apr 9, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
Holm to undergo surgery on broken arm
Mike Winkeljohn may see his vision of Holly Holm's future delayed as the newly crowned Legacy FC champ will have to undergo surgery for a broken arm suffered in her most recent fight.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 10:12PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Tyron Woodley vs. Rory MacDonald signed for UFC 174 in June
Bout agreements have been signed for a co-main draw at UFC 174 between welterweights Tyron Woodley (13-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Rory MacDonald (16-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC), which could crown the next title contender.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 8:56PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Leslie Smith in TUF Nations Finale bout with Sarah Kaufman
A dislocated thumb has forced Brazilian women's bantamweight competitor Amanda Nunes to withdraw from her scheduled match-up at the TUF: Nations Finale against Sara Kaufman. Leslie Smith will step in to take her place.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 8:54PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Nate Diaz breaks silence about issues with UFC; Dana White responds
Nate Diaz hasn't talked to the media since his dominant first-round TKO win overGray Maynard on Nov. 30. He hasn't been necessarily quiet, though, since then either.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 8:03PM by prophecy033 - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
Emerson holds McCall ‘indirectly’ responsible for Shane del Rosario’s death
In his Bellator 116 pre-fight interview, Rob Emerson makes a shocking revelation regarding his belief that UFC flyweight Ian McCall was indirectly responsible for Shane del Rosario's death.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 7:35PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Mark Bocek Draws Mike De La Torre For TUF Nations Finale With Evan Dunham Hurt
UFC acted fast after Evan Dunham was injured and bounced from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Nations" Finale on April 16, 2014 in Quebec City, Canada, calling on UFC newcomer Mike De La Torre (12-3) to step up and throw hands on short notice. Hopefully Sarah Kaufman can be as lucky, now that she's without an opponent (again). For the latest TUF: "Nations" fight card and rumors click here.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 3:31PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Joe Pacheco vs. Brandon Halsey elevated to 185 tourney semifinal at Bellator 116
Bellator MMA’s Season 10 middleweight tournament has gotten a shakeup with a pair of reserve fighters being elevated into the semifinals.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 3:28PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Sarah Kaufman Again Without Opponent; Amanda Nunes Out of TUF Nations Finale Due to Injury
Less than a week after agreeing to fight Sarah Kaufman at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale on April 16, Amanda Nunes has had to withdraw from the fight.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 2:21PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Minowaman mangles leg of Swedish opponent making his MMA debut
What's Minowaman been up to lately? Check out this video of his Saturday win over a Swedish opponent with no prior MMA fights.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 2:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Diego Brandao meets RFA champ Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night 5/31
TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao will welcome RFA featherweight champion Brian Ortega to the UFC in a featherweight clash at the UFC Fight Night event on 5/31.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 2:16PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
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