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Broken hand forces Mike Pierce out of May fight with Demian Maia, who awaits new foe
A broken hand has forced gritty welterweight Mike Pierce (17-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) out of a planned May meeting in Brazil with grappling ace Demian Maia (18-6 MMA, 12-6 UFC), who now awaits a new opponent.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 1:56AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Josh Samman out of fight with Magalhaes
UFC middleweight, Josh Samman forced out of UFC On FOX 11 bout with Caio Magalhaes. In this breaking news interview, he discusses his injury and options.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 1:55AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Promoter: Holm initially offered $15K/$15K by UFC, could bank $250K for boxing bout
Holly Holm‘s immediate schedule is filled with icing sessions and physical therapy, but already her future holds a lucrative prospect.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:35PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Evan Dunham out at TUF Nations Finale, promotion seeks replacement for Mark Bocek
Veteran lightweight Evan Dunham (14-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from next week’s TUF Nations Finale event, and UFC officials are now looking for a new opponent for Mark Bocek (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC).
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:34PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Dana White on UFC’s decision to cut Shields: ‘Right now, at this point, he's just another guy’
UFC President Dana White spoke with Yahoo Sport’s Kevin Iole regarding his reasons behind cutting welterweight competitor Jake Shields.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dos Santos vs. Miocic moved to Fight Night card, Sonnen/Silva to UFC 175?
The UFC has once again shaken up the UFC 173 card, and possibly moved another bout to UFC 175.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:31PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Oropeza vs. Koreshkov finalizes Bellator 118 on Spike TV from Atlantic City’s Revel Casino on May 2
Dantas vs. Warren Battle In Bantamweight World Title Fight; Philadelphia’s Own Sam Oropeza vs. Andrey Koreshkov In Welterweight Semifinals, Plus Loaded Preliminary Card.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 8:02PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Despite frozen contract, UFC will pay for Georges St-Pierre's ACL surgery
Even though Georges St-Pierre is not an active fighter, Dana White says the UFC will foot the bill for the former welterweight champion’s ACL surgery this week in Los Angeles.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 3:14PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Eduardo Dantas vs. Joe Warren bantamweight title fight headlines Bellator 118
A bantamweight title fight will headline Bellator 118 next month in New Jersey, and a delayed tournament semifinal fight is on tap, as well.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 3:13PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Bryan Caraway vs. Erik Perez slated for UFC Fight Night 43 in Albuquerque
Another bout is set for the UFC’s first visit to Albuquerque, and it features another home favorite.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 3:12PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dennis Siver admits to using 'hCG drops' prior to UFC 168
Dennis Siver says that he used "hCG drops" as part of an hCG diet ahead of UFC 168, which led to his drug test failure.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 12:47PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC New Zealand to Feature James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt
The UFC’s first trip to New Zealand has its first fight. The bout is expected to serve as the headliner for the event.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 12:08PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
World Series of Fighting Signs Josh Hill to Ever-Expanding Canadian Roster
World Series of Fighting has signed top Canadian bantamweight prospect and TUF 18 castmember Josh Hill.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 12:01PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Ben Askren headlines May's ONE FC 15 vs. Bakhtiyar Abbasov
Former Bellator MMA welterweight champion Ben Askren will make his highly anticipated ONE FC debut next month in Singapore.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 11:59AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
UFC Fight Night 39 start times, fight card, TV info, fan and media events
The UFC returns to the United Arab Emirates on Friday for UFC Fight Night 39 at DU Arena in Abu Dhabi. Here’s the essential information for the card.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 11:58AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Bruce Lee will be on EA Sports UFC game
Martial Arts legend Bruce Lee will be available in EA Sports UFC and will be playable from flyweight up to lightweight.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 11:56AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC releases Jake Shields
After a little over three years, Jake Shields' UFC run has come to an end. The former welterweight contender has been released by the promotion, his manager Lex McMahon of Alchemist Management confirmed with MMAFighting.com.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:43AM by shaneTpain - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rony Jason vs Robbie Peralta targeted for TUF Brazil 3 Finale
A featherweight showdown between TUF Brazil winner Rony Jason and Robbie Peralta has been agreed to for the TUF Brazil 3 Finale.
Submitted Apr 6, 2014 8:11PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Kyra Gracie hopes to fight for the UFC following pregnancy and childbirth
The five-time jiu-jitsu world champion and three-time ADCC winner is taking this year off from competition to have a baby but once she's recovered from child-birth she hopes to compete in MMA and fight in the UFC.
Submitted Apr 6, 2014 2:18PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Gzim Selmani Chokes Out Oli Thompson; Colin Fletcher Captures Split Verdict at BAMMA 15
Gzim Selmani put in a short night’s work in the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 15 headliner, as he submitted two-time UFC veteran Oli Thompson with a guillotine choke just 18 seconds into their heavyweight tilt at the Copper Box Arena in London on Saturday.
Submitted Apr 6, 2014 11:53AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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