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Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis once again official for August event
After initially refusing to fight Anthony Pettis, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has agreed to defend his title against Showtime in August.
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 9:31PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
One FC Kings & Champions Adds Middleweight Clash Between Melvin Manhoef and Brock Larson
One FC on Monday announced the addition of Melvin Manhoef vs. Brock Larson to its One FC: Kings & Champions fight card slated for April 5 at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 7:54PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Unrepentant King Mo says keeping hands low had nothing to do with KO loss
Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal lost in the semi-final round of his first Bellator tournament last week but he tells an interviewer it had nothing to do with his habit of keeping his hands low.
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 7:52PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Belcher wants tattoo bet with Bisping
Alan Belcher promises that he'll get a tattoo of something that's close to Michael Bisping's heart if Bisping can take him out quickly at UFC 159. But will Bisping go for what The Talent wants him to do if it's Belcher that gets the quick finish?
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 7:51PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jose Aldo willing to fight Anthony Pettis, but only in a non-title fight
UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo has spoken out about the planned fight with Anthony Pettis, stating that he is willing to fight Pettis, but only in a non-title fight.
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 7:49PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chris Clements: My next fight will be at Lightweight
Chris Clements has revealed to MMA Mental that he plans to drop down to lightweight, he also talks about Matt Riddle's failed drug test and why marijuana IS a performance enhancing drug.
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 6:09PM by Rabi - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 157's Lyoto Machida interested in another fight before likely title shot
After beating Dan Henderson (29-9 MMA, 6-3 UFC) via split decision, Lyoto Machida (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) said he's healthy and could fight in three months. But the ex-champ is in no rush to meet the winner of an upcoming title bout between champ Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen, which takes place in April at UFC 159. "Let's see what happens in that fight and the timeline that they come up with and if nobody gets injured," Machida on Monday told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio). "A lot of things can happen, but depending on the timing, I could even do another fight at a catch weight or something else to not lose the rhythm."
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 4:41PM by kopower - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
For UFC's Tom Watson, his fantasy opponent is ... teammate Brian Stann
Before rushing to conclusions based on the headline, middleweight Tom Watson isn't saying he wants to fight Brian Stann next time out in the UFC. But every fighter has a fantasy fight. Watson's is his sometimes-teammate Stann.
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 2:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC adds Sarah Kaufman, three others to women's bantamweight division
UFC president Dana White confirmed the signing of four more women to their bantamweight roster, including former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman.
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 2:24PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Fortunes changed for five at UFC 157
When we look at who the fortunes changed for at UFC 157, the correct answer is far more than many of the fighters, but fortunes also changed for the sport. Whether Saturday night's show at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., was the beginning of a period where Ronda Rousey will become the female equivalent to a Georges St-Pierre or Brock Lesnar as one of the UFC's biggest money generators (something 18 months ago which would have been inconceivable) or it was one night where she just became a curiosity piece is something only time will tell...
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 12:39PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
SD Senator seeks to ban MMA, calls it 'child porn of sports'
As the South Dakota legislature seeks to regulate mixed martial arts, one state rep. is calling for an outright ban of MMA, calling it "the child porn of sports."
Submitted Feb 25, 2013 10:19AM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Miesha Tate vs. Cat Zingano Winner “Makes Sense” as Ronda Rousey’s Next Challenge
The winner of the next UFC women’s bout – between Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano – could be next in line for a shot at UFC women’s bantamweight…
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 7:49PM by prophecy033 - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
How Ronda Rousey changed women's MMA, whether she meant to or not
It's funny how quickly Ronda Rousey went from being the impatient line-jumper of women's MMA to its superstar messiah.
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 7:46PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chael Sonnen loses bet, licks Rashad Evans' shoe
UFC middleweight turned light heavyweight Chael Sonnen bet the world Dan Henderson would defeat Lyoto Machida at UFC 157. When he didn't, Sonnen was forced to lick the shoe of Rashad Evans on the FUEL post-fight show.
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 5:19PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Liz Carmouche Leaves the Octagon with Teeth Marks, but No UFC Belt
Liz Carmouche entered the UFC Octagon for the first time planning to upset Ronda Rousey and leave with her title, but instead teeth marks and bruising is what she was left with following her first-round submission loss.
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 5:02PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 157's Lyoto Machida gets next title shot; Dan Henderson not retiring
It wasn't the most convincing win of Lyoto Machida's career, but the former champion's victory over Dan Henderson at Saturday's UFC 157 event will likely earn him a shot at the UFC's light heavyweight belt.
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 4:56PM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Could Gina Carano join Ronda Rousey in the UFC?
By the time Ronda Rousey won her bronze medal in judo at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Gina Carano was already an undefeated MMA fighter with a 6-0 record and the bulk of the attention in the world of women's fighting.
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 4:52PM by prophecy033 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Avoiding the UFC ax, by any means necessary
Very little of what UFC President Dana White says on the topic of hirings and firings goes unnoticed by his fighters, particularly those further down on the fight cards.
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 4:49PM by prophecy033 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
White praises Robbie Lawler and 'hungry' Strikeforce crew after UFC 157
The Strikeforce crossover fighters continued to impress Dana White on Saturday night at UFC 157, but none more than Robbie Lawler, who handed Josh Koscheck the first losing streak of his career.
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 4:46PM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dan Henderson: “(Lyoto Machida) Did a Good Job Not Fighting”
Dan Henderson felt he did enough to get the decision nod against Lyoto Machida in the co-main event of UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche on Saturday. Ultimately, he lost to Machida by split decision. “In my mind, I thought I did enough to win the fight, but it was my fault. I don’t place the blame on the judges. I should have been a little bit more aggressive. I let him fight his fight a little too much,” said Henderson during the post-fight press conference.
Submitted Feb 24, 2013 4:40PM by mrsmiley - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
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