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UFC Fighter Josh Burkman: I Lost That Fight to Get out of My Contract
Last October, Josh Burkman, fresh off the biggest win of his career over former UFC contender Jon Fitch, lost a fight for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title to the relatively unknown underdog Steve Carl. A huge favorite, Burkman was caught in a triangle choke in the fourth round and ended the night unconscious rather than victorious.
Submitted Oct 6, 2014 9:22AM by jjeans - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
After first KO loss, Tarec Saffiedine has 'no excuses' for UFC Fight Night 54 defeat
HALIFAX – In an age where excuses for a loss are a dime a dozen, Tarec Saffiedine lacks reasoning for his UFC Fight Night 54 defeat to Rory MacDonald.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:48PM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Raphael Assuncao not entirely happy with performance despite title shot desire
HALIFAX – After beating Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54, bantamweight Raphael Assuncao immediately made it known he’s got seven straight wins at 135 pounds.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:47PM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Despite UFC bonus check, newcomer Charles Rosa finds little comfort in moral victory
STOCKHOLM – UFC newcomer Charles Rosa came up short in a thrilling tussle with veteran Dennis Siver, collecting $50,000 for the evening’s “Fight of the Night.” But in the aftermath, Rosa was focused more on his loss than the financial gain.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:44PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Max Holloway admits he was 'feeling bad' while pummeling Akira Corassani
STOCKHOLM – As Max Holloway unloaded punch after punch on an obviously dazed Akira Corassani, the Hawaiian said there was one thought going through his mind: When is somebody going to stop this fight?
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:42PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
In making case for title shot, Rory MacDonald asks a question he hopes we can't answer
Rory MacDonald began the night at UFC Fight Night 54 standing motionless in his corner, looking not unlike a lifelike robot that had been trained to do nothing more than blink and breathe.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:41PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Following upset win over Gunnar Nelson, Rick Story ready to kick start title run: ‘My goal is to be the world champion’
UFC welterweight competitor Rick Story expressed interest in working his way towards a potential title shot following his upset victory over Gunnar Nelson.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:37PM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC veteran Luiz Cane suffers first-round TKO in Brazil
Luiz Cane was hoping to be re-signed by the UFC after a pair of wins in 2013, but his return to the cages in 2014 didn’t end well for the Brazilian light heavyweight.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 8:31PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Chris Weidman puzzled why American fans don't root for American fighters
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman takes his "All-American" moniker seriously.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 8:26PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Johnson, May, and Mitchell released from the UFC
It appears that Dashon Johnson, Jack May, and Danny Mitchell have been released from their UFC contracts.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Josh Burkman laughs off suggestion he threw Steve Carl fight after sending unclear Tweet
Twitter is one of the most important and used communication tools available to anyone today, but it can often be a medium that's hard to use correctly.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:59PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 54 draws reported 10,782 attendance for $926,000 live gate
Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 54 event drew an announced attendance of 10,782 and a live gate of $926,000.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:54PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Short on memories, Magnus Cedenblad survived broken mouthpiece for gutsy win
STOCKHOLM – Magnus Cedenblad would be happy to tell you all about the courage it took for him to battle through a near-knockout at the hands of Scott Askham. Unfortunately, he can’t.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:53PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Josh Burkman says he dropped fight to Steve Carl 'to get out of my contract'
Josh Burkham suggested on Twitter that he threw his 2013 fight with Steve Carl so that he could get out of his World Series of Fighting contract.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:49PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Roan Carneiro: Commission ‘robbed me’ after BattleGrounds tournament win
Roan Carneiro won the BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament with three wins on Friday night, but he has another battle to fight. "Jucao," a UFC veteran who defeated Randall Wallace, Trey Huston and Brock Larson in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Oct. 3, claims that the Oklahoma Athletic Commission "robbed" part of his $50,000 prize after his win over Larson.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:49PM by kopower - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
UFC Fight Night 54 Bonuses: MacDonald, Aubin-Mercier, Kelades and Holohan win 50,000
Kelades and Holohan earned “Fight of the Night” honors, while MacDonald and Aubin-Mercier each won “Performance of the Night” bonuses for their knockout and submission wins.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 2:23AM by FlashyG - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night Stockholm post-fight bonuses: Holloway, Wilkinson, Siver and Rosa pocket $50,000
Max Holloway and Mike Wilkinson picked up performance bonuses for their first round stoppage wins while Dennis Siver and Charles Rosa won ‘Fight of the Night’ honours.
Submitted Oct 4, 2014 6:27PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Roan Carneiro Outpoints Brock Larson to Win BattleGrounds MMA 170-Pound Tournament
It was only fitting that the Battleground MMA welterweight tournament came down to two men who had been there before.
Submitted Oct 4, 2014 12:10PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Melvin Manhoef to Clash with Glory Vet Joe Schilling at Bellator 131 on Nov. 15
A middleweight striker's delight is set to take place at Bellator 131.
Submitted Oct 4, 2014 12:04PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Burkman vs Lombard
Glad Josh is back but damn what a guy to face in first fight.
Submitted Oct 3, 2014 10:44PM by handyman293 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
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