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Anthony Johnson could be last man standing between Jon Jones and heavyweight
Anthony Johnson’s work in Stockholm wasn’t so much a thing of beauty as it was of destruction. The interloper was cracking mountain faces with those punches he was throwing. Gustafsson, who had come in planning to work the delicacies of the striking game, was off his moorings from the first jab. All it took was an accidental eye-poke to signal the end. Right after that Johnson landed a right hand that sent Gustafsson’s title shot fleeting like a genie from the bottle, while 30,000 people at the Tele2 Arena jumped in unison to try and catch its tail.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:54PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Let's all hope Diaz vs. Silva is a big sell & we start getting more fights between weight classes.
I understand why the UFC is hesitant to book fights with guys from different weight classes, but at the same time, I feel cheated for never seeing a prime GSP fight Silva. I understand why GSP was hesitant to fight Silva at 185 (If that is true) but just think of how big that fight would have been for everyone? I bet if the money was right, both fighter's would have made it into the cage, and what fan would have not paid to watch that fight? Would you have lost respect for either fighter regardless of outcome?
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:53PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Dana White doesn't believe it was a bad stoppage in the Henderson vs. Mousasi fight
While Dan Henderson questioned the stoppage at UFC on FOX 14, UFC president Dana White didn't.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:51PM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
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Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson's message for Jon Jones: 'Keep your hands up'
It's no secret what got Anthony "Rumble" Johnson to a UFC light heavyweight title shot. The Georgia native hits with the power of a runaway freight train, as Alexander Gustafsson found out on Saturday night in his first career TKO loss.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:51PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
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UFC on FOX 14: The Pros Tweet
A lot of tweets came out of last night's event, now whether this was UFC mandated or voluntary, a twitter storm erupted over the main event.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:36PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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UFC on FOX 14 bonuses: Anthony Johnson earns $50,000 with TKO of Alexander Gustafsson
Anthony Johnson isn't just leaving Stockholm, Sweden with the biggest win of his career and a title shot opposite UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but an additional $50,000 in bonus money as the surging contender claimed a Performance of the Night award at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 12:30AM by JLS1980 - 15 comments
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Ex-boxing judge CJ Ross interested in scoring MMA
Former Nevada-licensed boxing judge CJ Ross, who turned in two highly controversial scorecards in recent years, may soon be judging MMA contests.
Submitted Jan 24, 2015 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: General MMA
UFC on FOX 14's Andy Ogle: 'I should have been cut a long time ago'
STOCKHOLM – Andy Ogle believes he’s fighting for his UFC career at on Saturday at UFC on FOX 14. Then again, he thought the same prior to his previous fight. And also the one before that.
Submitted Jan 24, 2015 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Former Bellator heavyweight Blagoi Ivanov signs with WSOF
Former Bellator MMA heavyweight tournament finalist Blagoi Ivanov has signed with WSOF.
Submitted Jan 24, 2015 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Three of four title fights, including Green-Holobaugh, announced for Titan FC 33
Titan FC officials have announced three of the four title fights that will be part of its loaded Titan FC 33 card on March 20.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 9:08PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Glory to air Superfight Series on US television
Want to watch the Glory Superfight Series? Then you are, at last, in luck. Glory officials have confirmed to Bloody Elbow that the company will air the Superfight Series on US television starting with Glory 19 on February 6.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 3:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
UFC on FOX 14 weigh-in results: Gustafsson (205), 'Rumble' (204) on weight
STOCKHOLM – UFC on FOX 14 fighter weigh-ins took place today, and all main-card fighters successfully made weight.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 2:57PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Luke Rockhold appears on Bravo's Millionaire Match Maker
Luke Rockhold looks for 'true love' at the age of 29 with the help of a television show. the
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 2:24PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
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Spike TV adds boxing, will rebrand Friday nights for combat sports
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Spike TV is already the home of Bellator MMA and Glory kickboxing. Now, it's about to add the sweet science as well.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 12:28PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 62 adds Santos vs. Wiman, Silva vs. Dober, and Teixeira vs. Carrizosa
The UFC officially announced its event in Rio de Janeiro on March 21, and added three new bouts to the card.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 12:19PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Luke Barnatt announces he's fighting Clint Hester at UFC Fight Night 63
STOCKHOLM – British middleweight Luke Barnatt (8-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) today announced he’s returning to action on April 4, when he’ll face fellow “The Ultimate Fighter 17? top pick Clint Hester (11-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC).
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 12:11PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Taleb Added To UFC 186
UFC 186 in Montreal has added a Welterweight contest as Tristar’s own Nordine Taleb will face off against Claudio Henrique Da Silva. RDS.ca was the first to break the news of the bout.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 9:47AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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UFC announces UFC Fight Night 69 in Germany, UFC Fight Night 73 in Scotland
European fight fans can add two more dates to their summer calendar. UFC officials today revealed the location of fight cards in both Germany and Scotland. At a special press conference held today to reveal the organization’s EMEA plans, German fighter Nick Hein revealed the UFC will visit O2 World Berlin on June 20 for UFC Fight Night 69. Meanwhile, Scottish fighter Joanne Calderwood announced the promotion will make its first trip to her native country on July 18, when Glasgow’s SSE Hydro hosts UFC Fight Night 73.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 9:42AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night 64 heads to Poland with Cro Cop-Gonzaga II, Blachowicz-Manuwa
STOCKHOLM – The UFC visits Poland for the first time on April 11 with Krakow Arena playing host to UFC Fight Night 64. UFC officials today announced the plans, which include a headlining matchup and rematch of heavyweights Mirko Filipovic (30-11-2 MMA, 4-6 UFC) vs. Gabriel Gonzaga (16-9 MMA, 11-8 UFC) and light heavyweights Jan Blachowicz (18-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Jimi Manuwa(14-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC).
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 9:21AM by JLS1980 - 3 comments
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NY politician arrested, biggest obstacle to UFC in state
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of MMA’s biggest political opponents in New York, was arrested and placed in federal custody on corruption charges.
Submitted Jan 22, 2015 3:20PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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