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E-mails expose drug testing rift between GSP, Hendricks
(sbnation.com)
This article was a joint effort between Matt Roth of MMAMania.com and Brent Brookhouse of BloodyElbow.com.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 7:38PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
BJ Penn to coach TUF 19 opposite Frankie Edgar, will fight at featherweight in April
(bloodyelbow.com)
BJ Penn will drop to featherweight and coach opposite Frankie Edgar for season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 7:35PM by FastKnockout - 45 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Donation fund set up for injured UFC fighter Matt Grice
(https:)
A donation fund has been set up for injured UFC fighter and police officer Matt Grice. Grice was critically injured Sunday in a car accident in Oklahoma. Donations are being accepted at . Grice, who was recently pulled from next month's UFC 166 event due to the head and other injuries he suffered in the accident, is married with two young daughters.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 2:02PM by Budgellism - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Shogun Rua vs. James Te Huna set for UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC superstar Mauricio "Shogun" Rua is headed Down Under, combining with eight of Australia's most promising fighters for a huge summer of Mixed Martial Arts. The Daily Telegraph can reveal Rua, the former light heavyweight world champion, will join fellow Brazilian hero Antonio ‘Bigfoot' Silva on the UFC Fight Night card scheduled for December 7 at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. In a huge boost for the sport Down Under, the South American duo will both be up against Australians, with Rua set to face Penrith star James Te Huna while Silva will have top billing in his bout with cult Sydney heavyweight Mark Hunt.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 2:00PM by Budgellism - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Megumi Fujii rematches Jessica Aguilar in Oct. 5 retirement fight
(mmajunkie.com)
In the final fight of her legendary MMA career, Megumi Fujii will look to avenge a controversial loss to Jessica Aguilar.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Despite NSAC's new pot limits, hefty fines remain for violators
(mmajunkie.com)
One effect of relaxing marijuana testing thresholds for Nevada fight licensees could be more disclosure. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer hopes applicants would be honest about whether they used marijuana in the weeks preceding a fight, particularly if they were aware of the punishments levied against retired MMA fighter Nick Diaz and boxer Julio Ceasar Chavez, Jr. Diaz forked over $79,500, while Chavez Jr. paid $100,000 to the commission after failing post-fight drug tests in the state.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 12:22AM by DrivenDavies15 - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Interviews
 
With Estevan Payan out, Charles Oliveira meets Jeremy Larsen at UFC 166
(mmajunkie.com)
Thanks to a pair of injuries, UFC 166 has a new featherweight fight. An injury has knocked Estevan Payan (14-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) from his fight with Charles Oliveira (16-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC). And the recent car accident that has Matt Grice (15-5 MMA, 2-5 UFC) still hospitalized with a head injury meant Jeremy Larsen (8-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) was without an opponent. Now Oliveira and Larsen will fight each other on the preliminary card. UFC officials announced the new booking on Tuesday night.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 12:16AM by DrivenDavies15 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Matthew Riddle on MMA: 'I don't want anything to do with it'
(mmajunkie.com)
Matthew Riddle has had it with MMA. He's fed up, disgusted and more than a little bit pissed off with the sport he's dedicated himself to since 2008.
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 10:25PM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
Filed under: Interviews
 
Andrew Leone injury knocks flyweight title fight from ONE FC 10 main event
(mmajunkie.com)
Just three days before a shot at ONE FC's flyweight title, Andrew Leone will have to wait. So, too, will ONE FC. A Leone injury has knocked his title fight with Shinichi Kojima from Friday's ONE FC 10 main event.
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 10:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
With Estevan Payan out, Charles Oliveira meets Jeremy Larsen at UFC 166
(mmajunkie.com)
An injury has knocked Estevan Payan from his fight with Charles Oliveira, and Jeremy Larsen, whose fight with Matt Grice was pulled after Grice's car accident, will step in in his teammate's place.
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 10:23PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
White: Decision will be made if UFC champ Cruz can't return in early 2014
(mmajunkie.com)
On Tuesday, Dana White was arguably his most definitive yet on the prospect of bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz returning by early 2014 – or not being ready by that time table.
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 7:12PM by FastKnockout - 29 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anderson Silva: Chael Sonnen Will Be Next United States President
(bleacherreport.com)
Could it be that former long-time UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has truly buried the hatchet with his old rival Chael Sonnen? "The Spider" paid Sonnen a compliment, albeit a backhanded one, in an interview with Brazilian newspaper Metro (translation via MMA Fighting):
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 4:33PM by Chael_Sonnen - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
‘Jacare’ Souza wants test at 205: 'I've always had this idea'
(mmafighting.com)
Weight difference is not a problem for Ronaldo Souza. The two-time black belt absolute world champion in jiu-jitsu has fought guys who weighed more than 30 pounds than him, and "Jacare" eyes more challenges in his MMA career. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion mauled Yushin Okami last Wednesday at UFC Fight Night 28 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and told MMA Fighting he would move up to light heavyweight to test himself. "That would give me more opportunities to work," Souza said. "I’m not a big guy for 205, but I’m really strong and would do great fights in this division as well. I've always had this idea, I just never had the opportunity to show how ready I was for this challenge.
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 3:17PM by DrivenDavies15 - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
EVOLVE MMA and JACKSON’S MMA Announce Huge Partnership
(thefightnation.com)
In a complete shocker, Evolve MMA and Jackson’s MMA just announced a ground-breaking, strategic partnership with Chatri Sityodtong and Greg Jackson joining hands.
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Following car accident and head injury, Matt Grice removed from UFC 166 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
With UFC featherweight Matt Grice still hospitalized following a serious car accident on Sunday, his bout has been removed from next month's UFC 166 fight card.
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Revitalized to fight Chael Sonnen, Rashad Evans admits he 'was just going through the motions'
(mmafighting.com)
The night before Chael Sonnen tweeted out his latest callout via Photoshop, he and Rashad Evans were seated inches away from each other, waxing poetic about Carlos Condit for UFC Fight Night 27's post-fight show. Back then a collision between the two fighter-turned-analysts was the furthest thing from Evans' mind. But things have a funny way of working out in this sport. "Him and Dana (White) are close. Chael is about big fights, and he's about the fights that are going to bring him the biggest draw, so I'm sure I made more sense to him than anybody else," Evans said of his UFC 167 co-main event clash against Sonnen on Monday's The MMA Hour...
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 8:24AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Can drug testing programs do more than create media frenzies?
(mmajunkie.com)
For UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and challenger Johny Hendricks, pre-fight gamesmanship has taken on a whole new meaning. With their 170-pound title fight scheduled for Nov. 16 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the two have engaged in a sometimes public, sometimes private back-and-forth over enhanced drug testing – a topic that has quickly turned into a public relations battle between the fighters and their proxies...
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 8:22AM by grappler0000 - 10 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Amanda Nunes meets Germaine de Randamie at UFC's 'Fight for the Troops 3' card
(mmajunkie.com)
A second women's bantamweight bout has been added to "UFC Fight Night 31: UFC Fight for the Troops 3." Amanda Nunes and Germaine de Randamie will meet on the card in two months in Kentucky.
Submitted Sep 9, 2013 11:42PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Matt Riddle announces retirement from MMA following rib injury
(mmafighting.com)
Matt Riddle withdrew from his scheduled Bellator MMA debut after suffering a rib injury on Monday. Riddle, who was slated to fight Luis Melo Jr. in the quarterfinals of the Bellator's season-nine welterweight tournament, subsequently announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. "I'm retiring from MMA today," Riddle wrote on Facebook. "Cracked my rib and can't fight Sept. 20. Bellator said they can't find me a fight till the next tournament and I can't afford not fighting that long and need a job. Sorry if I let anyone down but it isn't paying the bills."
Submitted Sep 9, 2013 9:58PM by DrivenDavies15 - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Sinclair out at Bellator 101, Tirloni meets Clementi in lightweight tourney
(mmajunkie.com)
Rob Sinclair's debut for Bellator MMA has been put on hold, and Ricardo Tirloni is the beneficiary. Tirloni will meet Rich Clementi in the upcoming lightweight tourney with Sinclair out with a knee injury.
Submitted Sep 9, 2013 7:25PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
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