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Daron Cruickshank vs. Beneil Dariush lightweight bout added to UFC 185 in Dallas
the lineup for the ufc’s return to dallas continues to grow with the addition of a lightweight scrap.
The lineup for the UFC’s return to Dallas continues to grow with the addition of a lightweight scrap.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:27PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Pat Barry books two kickboxing matches in 3 months
Although his return to the kickboxing ring hasn’t gone quite as well as expected, Pat Barry is forging ahead nonetheless, booking back-to-back matches over the next three months.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:25PM by tildengolfer - 9 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
UFC's uniform policy will be stringent
According to Bleacher Report, the UFC's new uniform policy, which goes into affect in July, won't just require fighters to wear Reebok -- corner people and others on UFC-sponsored television will.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:23PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
9 Things we've learned about the UFC/Reebok athlete outfitting policy
Yesterday, BleacherReport’s Jeremy Botter got his hands on the UFC’s new Athlete Outfitting Policy, which was sent to the managers of every fighter currently on the UFC roster. The document explains how Reebok-branded gear will be incorporated into the appearances of UFC fighters, and what will be required of the fighters and their cornermen when the Reebok uniform deal officially kicks off in July. While the Athlete Outfitting Policy provides no hard details on how much fighters will be paid, it does sketch out what the UFC/Reebok partnership will look like from a logistical standpoint. Here are a few key details we pulled from the Bleacher Report article:
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:22PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Neiman Gracie set to fight at Bellator 134
Boming off back-to-back submission victories at WSOF, undefeated welterweight Neiman Gracie will make his Bellator debut in February.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:22PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
JDS undergoes successful knee and nose surgeries
Junior dos Santos fought tough battles in his past UFC fights, and underwent two surgeries on Thursday.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Guerreiro vs. Piedmont pulled from Bellator 132
Fabricio Guerreiro was removed from Friday’s Bellator card after the California Athletic Commission allegedly denied his opponent a license, and he won’t be paid a dime by the promotion.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Kron Gracie hungry to fight MMA again
a 65-second submission victory in his first MMA fight, Kron Gracie wants more.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
UFC 182 estimated PPV buyrate between 740-820k
Early PPV estimates suggest that UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier was a hit at the box office.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Lauzon would love to fight on same card as CM Punk
Joe Lauzon thinks that CM Punk coming into the UFC is a big positive, and he would be very interested in competing on the same card as the former pro wrestler.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Garbrandt's win was a tale of shared fulfillment
UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt and eight-year-old Maddux Maple have accomplished more together in three years than most do in a lifetime. Let's start with the fact that they helped save each other's lives.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC boss refutes mom's claim Jon Jones had one-night rehab stay for cocaine
UFC boss refutes mom's claim Jon Jones had one-night rehab stay for cocaine.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
RFA 23 returns to SoCal with Joe Murphy vs. Terrion Ware headliner on Feb. 6
RFA will return to Southern California on Feb. 6 with “RFA 23: Murphy vs. Ware,” officials recently announced.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:14AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Paul Felder vs. Jim Miller, Felice Herrig vs. Paige VanZant added to April's UFC on FOX 15
A lightweight matchup of Paul Felder (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. Jim Miller (24-5 MMA, 13-4 UFC) and a women’s strawweight fight of Felice Herrig (10-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Paige VanZant are the newest additions to UFC on FOX 15.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:44AM by JLS1980 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Four days before UFC Fight Night 59, McGregor announces: 'Congratulations, Reebok'
UFC featherweight Conor McGregor is ready to lend Reebok his marketing muscle. McGregor announced today a deal with the apparel giant, tweeting, “Congratulations to @Reebok on netting the biggest signature in the game. #StayReady”
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:42AM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC on FOX 16 official for July 25 at Chicago's United Center
As the winner of Harley-Davidson’s Hometown Throwdown, Chicago’s United Center will now play host to UFC on FOX 16 on July 25. The location was announced on Wednesday’s new edition of FOX Sports 1’s “UFC Tonight.”
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:39AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Thiago Silva Signs With WSOF, Enters 4-Man Tournament For Light Heavyweight Title
Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Thiago Silva has signed with World Series of Fighting and will vie for the promotion’s light heavyweight title through a four-man tournament on March 28. The promotion confirmed the news after an initial report from MMAFighting.com. Silva will face Ronny Markes in the semifinals of the tournament, while Matt Hamill will be on the opposite side of the bracket and face a yet-to-be announced opponent. The tournament final will take place later this summer.
Submitted Jan 14, 2015 10:57PM by JLS1980 - 10 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
UFC discussing Dillashaw vs. Barao 2, Rampage vs. Maldonado for UFC 186 in Montreal
The UFC's first card in Montreal since 2013 doesn't have a main event yet, but officials are exploring the possibility of a bantamweight championship rematch as the headliner. According to Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, discussions are in place for T.J. Dillashaw to defend his bantamweight belt against Renan Barao, the man he famously took it from last May. Additionally, the return of Quinton Jackson to the UFC could start off with a showdown with noted brawler Fabio Maldonado.
Submitted Jan 14, 2015 10:48PM by JLS1980 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Lightweights Ross Pearson, Sam Stout To Meet At UFC 185 In Dallas
Ross Pearson will fight Sam Stout at UFC 185 on March 14. The promotion announced the lightweight contest on Wednesday. UFC 185 takes place at American Airlines Center in Dallas and features a lightweight title clash between Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos.
Submitted Jan 14, 2015 10:43PM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Paige VanZant vs. Felice Herrig set for UFC on FOX 15 in New Jersey
The fight card for UFC on FOX 15 continues to fill out as a women's strawweight bout was added to the card on Wednesday as Paige VanZant will square off with Felice Herrig. The bout was announced on UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1. VanZant, 20, made her UFC debut recently, defeating Kailin Curran via third-round TKO at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson in November. Her MMA record stands at 4-1. Prior to making her debut, VanZant was originally scheduled to compete on The Ultimate Fighter season 20, but was disqualified because of her age. Contestants on the show must be 21 years of age or higher.
Submitted Jan 14, 2015 10:38PM by JLS1980 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
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