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Page 54 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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With new women's bout, 'ONE FC 15: Rise of Heroes' lineup finalized for May 2
(mmajunkie.com)
With the addition of a women’s flyweight bout, the 10-fight lineup is set for next month’s “ONE FC 15: Rise of Heroes” event.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
UFC 172 lineup finalized with Beal-Williams addition; Fili-Holloway kicks off PPV
(mmajunkie.com)
The 11-bout lineup is set for this month’s “UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira” event, and it includes a late addition to the card.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC featherweight Mike Brown: I don’t think I’ll fight again
(mmajunkie.com)
QUEBEC CITY – Former WEC featherweight champion Mike Brown (26-9 MMA, 2-4 UFC) believes the end of his long and storied MMA career has finally arrived.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei Silva Assistant Coach Defends “Sucker Punching” Chael Sonnen
(mmaweekly.com)
Wanderlei Silva isn't the only one coming under fire for his role in an on-set scuffle with Chael Sonnen. Assistant coach Andre Dida on Monday tried to defend his actions.
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:23PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
 
With TUF Nations Finale win, Sarah Kaufman wants Tate, Carmouche or Zingano in Vancouver
(mmajunkie.com)
QUEBEC CITY – By no means is Sarah Kaufman looking past her TUF Nations Finale bout with Leslie Smith this Wednesday, but the former Strikeforce champion won’t pretend she doesn’t have her eyes set on a summer fight in her home province.
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:21PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Jon Jones reveals reason behind Maryland drug test: ‘I just thought I would have Glover tested’
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones revealed that he would not necessarily request out-of-competition drug testing in the future, and that he simply wanted to have Teixeira tested.
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Fabricio Werdum implies that Travis Browne coudn't handle him in training
(www.bloodyelbow.com)
Fabricio Werdum is confident of his chances against Travis Browne based on past training sessions between them.
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:18PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White comments on WIll Chope's release
(mmafighting.com)
At a recent media event, UFC president Dana White spoke at length for the first time about the Will Chope situation. Chope was scheduled to fight Diego Brandao at last month's UFC Fight Night card in Brazil, was pulled from the card at the last minute after revelations surfaced about his past...
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 9:03PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
K.J. Noons vs. Sam Stout's TUF Nations Finale clash changed to welterweight contest
(mmajunkie.com)
Wednesday’s K.J. Noons vs. Sam Stout contest will no longer be contested at lightweight but rather at 170 pounds. MMAjunkie today confirmed the switch to the TUF Nations Finale bout following an initial tweet reporting the possibility by SportsNet’s “Showdown” Joe Ferraro...
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 8:23PM by grappler0000 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator 119 finalized with two tourney finals, loaded preliminary card
(mmajunkie.com)
Next month’s Bellator 119 lineup includes two Season 10 tournament finals and a preliminary card loaded with familiar names.
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 7:16PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Nick Diaz: Tell Roy Jones Jr. To Buy Out My UFC Contract So We Can Fight
(lowkickmma.com)
"If I get somebody to buy my contract out from the UFC, I'd be out here fighting too. Tell his (Jones Jr.’s) guys, buy my contract so we can fight. Get a real fight. I'd like to fight 167 (pounds) if I was fighting boxing but it's whatever. That's the weight I fought at originally, I fought like one pro fight. I have a lot of boxing experience, of course, work with a lot of different fighters, but sparring is different than fighting. Hey, I'd love to see what I can do. It's always up to Dana White, it's always up to who's got the real money."
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:39AM by postman - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other Combat Sports
 
Chael Sonnen calls out Rich Franklin
(bloodyelbow.com)
Chael Sonnen took to twitter to call out former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin. Is his grudge match against Wanderlei Silva off?
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Glory to make PPV debut June 21: 8 man Last Man Standing Middleweight tournament featured
(bloodyelbow.com)
Glory has announced their PPV debut. On June 21, they will host Last Man Standing, a one night 8 man Middleweight tournament. Get the details here.
Submitted Apr 13, 2014 10:24PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Rich Franklin: 'I wholeheartedly believe that I can beat Anderson Silva'
(mmamania.com)
In addition, "Ace" believes he could dethrone 205-pound kingpin Jon Jones.
Submitted Apr 13, 2014 6:47PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
BJJ instructor charged with killing 1 year old
(bloodyelbow.com)
Daryell Dickson Meneses Xavier, a Gracie Barra competitor and jiu-jitsu instructor, is facing charges in Brazil of abusing, killing, and possibly raping his 1 year old stepson.
Submitted Apr 13, 2014 6:37PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
WY SAC releases statement following RFA 14
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following a gruesome display at Friday's RFA 14, the Wyoming commission releases an official response.
Submitted Apr 12, 2014 11:52PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Spong suffers horrific leg break
(bloodyelbow.com)
Tyrone Spong suffered a broken leg when a kick was checked by Gokha Saki in the GLORY 15 main event.
Submitted Apr 12, 2014 11:51PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Cage Warriors 67 results: Johns dominates Brum, bantamweight belt remains vacant
(mmajunkie.com)
Offensive pressure was the name of the game for Brett Johns (10-0) as he neutralized James Brum (14-3) for five rounds en route to a lopsided unanimous decision win in today’s Cage Warriors 67 main event at The LC in Swansea, Wales.
Submitted Apr 12, 2014 8:07PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Cristiano Marcello announces retirement from MMA, says ‘you need to know when it’s time to stop’
(bloodyelbow.com)
TUF veteran Cristiano Marcello announced on Saturday afternoon that he would be retiring from MMA competition to focus on coaching full time at his own gym in Curitiba, Brazil.
Submitted Apr 12, 2014 8:05PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Video: Dan Henderson on TRT after MMA, more drug testing, Cormier matchup
(mmajunkie.com)
MMAjunkie recently sat down with UFC Fight Night 38 winner and MMA veteran Dan Henderson to discuss a variety of topics, including testosterone-replacement therapy, his desire for more drug testing, and a potential UFC 173 bout with Daniel Cormier. “A lot of people think that because I was on TRT that it’s cheating in some way,” said Henderson, who received the UFC’s final TRT exemption ahead of his recent win over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. “I’m sure if you’re naive about it and ignorant about what it is, it seems that way because it’s testosterone. But I’m not abusing it. I’m just getting it in normal range of everyone else.” Henderson, in fact, said he’s so committed to a level playing field that he wants to see more drug testing, including random year-round checks among UFC fighters.
Submitted Apr 12, 2014 7:50PM by Shawn91111 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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