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Page 514 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Weight cutting & head trauma threaten MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
How safe is MMA? Recent articles point out the serious risks to fighters from head trauma and improper weight cutting.
Submitted May 9, 2013 1:32AM by prophecy033 - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Sonnen issues twitter challenge to Wanderlei Silva
(bloodyelbow.com)
Chael Sonnen's not retiring, and he has made it clear who he wants to fight next. Now the challenge is official, but he has apparently given Wanderlei Silva a time limit to accept.
Submitted May 9, 2013 1:30AM by prophecy033 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Silva: I was unaware of media event that cost $50K
(bloodyelbow.com)
On Tuesday, Silva was supposed to be in LA for a media event for his upcoming fight at UFC 162. When Silva skipped out the UFC responded by fining him $50K, but Silva says he never knew about media day.
Submitted May 9, 2013 1:28AM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
White says the UFC is working on new MMA gloves
(bloodyelbow.com)
The gloves used in MMA have never been a perfect fit for the sport and have led to a lot of eyepokes over the years. To try and change this, UFC president Dana White says they're working on making a new type of glove.
Submitted May 8, 2013 10:57PM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC signs Colorado-based welterweight Brandon Thatch to multi-fight deal
(mmajunkie.com)
Turns out he was right. The Colorado-based welterweight has signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion. Sources close to the fighter on Wednesday confirmed his signing to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com), though he doesn't have his first fight lined up yet. Thatch (9-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in April told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio) he believed he would soon be signing with the UFC based on his most recent win, and that premonition was spot on.
Submitted May 8, 2013 7:00PM by Budgellism - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jake Shields: I will win by knockout or submission
(bloodyelbow.com)
Jake Shields discusses his UFC 161 welterweight bout with former Strikeforce title challenger Tyron Woodley.
Submitted May 8, 2013 6:24PM by prophecy033 - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Dan Hardy: I want to get cleared to fight again
(mmafighting.com)
Dan Hardy discusses talking trash, his fighting future, his travels, driving with Mayhem Miller and much more on the Joe Rogan Experience on Wednesday.
Submitted May 8, 2013 6:22PM by prophecy033 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Despite summer move to Wednesdays, Spike unsure of Bellator Season 9 time slot
(mmajunkie.com)
The second event of Bellator's upcoming "Summer Series" is expected to take place Wednesday in July, a Spike TV official today told MMAjunkie.com, but the remainder of the promotion's live-event schedule is undetermined.
Submitted May 8, 2013 6:15PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
UFC 162's Chris Weidman: 'I already believe, and I can feel that belt'
(mmajunkie.com)
Chris Weidman is unbeaten and heads into a title shot with the greatest fighter in history having never had a truly focused training camp. It's almost hard to believe, isn't it?
Submitted May 8, 2013 6:12PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jones vs Sonnen PPV estimates come in at 520-550,000 buys
(bloodyelbow.com)
Jon Jones' title defense against Chael Sonnen appears to have done numbers almost perfectly in line with Jones' career average.
Submitted May 8, 2013 4:02PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Final One FC 9 Bouts Announced, Including Tim Sylvia vs. Tony Johnson
(mmaweekly.com)
One Fighting Championship on Wednesday announced the three final bouts for One FC: Rise to Power, which includes former UFC champion Tim Sylvia vs. Tony Johnson.
Submitted May 8, 2013 1:10PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Leonard Garcia released from UFC?
(bloodyelbow.com)
Several UFC fighters at featherweight and bantamweight have apparently been cut by the promotion, including Leonard Garcia.
Submitted May 8, 2013 11:18AM by prophecy033 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Barnett Out, MFC 37 Main Event Title Fight Cancelled; MFC President Blames Manager
(mmaweekly.com)
Chris Barnett has been pulled from Friday’s MFC 37 main event due to failing to gain medical clearance.
Submitted May 8, 2013 1:01AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones almost fought at 2011 award show according to sponsor
(bloodyelbow.com)
For months now, Cormier has been teasing a drop to LHW to fight champion Jon Jones. While at first glance it looked like he was just trying to hype a big fight opportunity, a former sponsor says there may be more to the story.
Submitted May 8, 2013 12:56AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Connecticut gets one step closer to legalizing MMA
(mmajunkie.com)
MMA may be struggling to become legal in New York, but neighboring Connecticut is one step closer. The state on Tuesday saw a bill to legalize the sport pass its House of Representatives by a resounding margin.
Submitted May 7, 2013 9:39PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Tyson Fury says he would fight Cain Velasquez in the UFC – for the right price
(mmajunkie.com)
Tyson Fury said he would compete once in the octagon to beat UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez, then go back to boxing.  "I'm definitely interested but the money would have to be right," Fury said.
Submitted May 7, 2013 9:36PM by prophecy033 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Former UFC interim champ Shane Carwin announces retirement from MMA
(mmajunkie.com)
Approaching two years since his last fight, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin on Tuesday announced his retirement from MMA. Carwin leaves the sport on a two-fight skid, but more importantly after fighting through injuries and surgeries.
Submitted May 7, 2013 9:34PM by prophecy033 - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Spong confirmed for 'GLORY 9' one-night tourney
(bloodyelbow.com)
Tyrone Spong is slated to compete in GLORY's one-night, eight-man light-heavyweight tournament on Jun. 22.
Submitted May 7, 2013 8:46PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
UFC announces three-year TV deal with BT Sport in UK and Ireland
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC has signed a three-year TV deal with BT Sport that goes into effect Aug. 1, officials today announced.
Submitted May 7, 2013 11:10AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC fines Anderson Silva $50,000 for media-event no-show
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has fined middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva $50,000 for refusing to take part in a planned pre-UFC 162 media event.
Submitted May 6, 2013 8:34PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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