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Jones to DC: 'I'm going to make you my wife'
So uhm, things got a bit weird during that UFC 178 Fan Q&A with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. There weren't any scuffles or anything, but after numerous interviews the past few days, their verbal jousting may have taken a wrong turn at some point. Here's how the exchange went: "It's going to be intimate." Jones said
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 4:56PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
In injury reshuffling, Jordan Mein now meets Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49
A pair of recent injuries caused some reshuffling of the UFC’s return to Tulsa later this month, and a new matchup has the card once again complete.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 4:52PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Wanderlei Silva calls out Dan Henderson, Hendo accepts
With Chael Sonnen out for the next two years due to multiple drug test failures, Wanderlei Silva, who doesn't seem to think he'll be suspended for ducking a drug test, is calling out Dan Henderson, who accepts.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 3:04PM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
Former UFC featherweight Josh Grispi charged with domestic abuse and assault on wife
"It's the worst case of domestic abuse I've ever seen." said one police officer after ex-UFC fighter Josh Grispi was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife twice in four days.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 3:03PM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bryan Caraway, Raphael Assuncao set to battle at UFC Fight Night Halifax
Raphael Assuncao, the last man to beat current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, will return to action in October.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
ONE FC 19 lineup set with three title fights, including Oishi vs. Narantungalag
The lineup is set for this month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event, which includes a championship tripleheader.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Asian MMA
Paul Heyman: Ronda Rousey is the biggest draw in the PPV business
Paul Heyman believes Ronda Rousey is a bigger long-term PPV draw than Floyd Mayweather and the biggest draw since Mike Tyson.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Paige VanZant slated to face Kailin Curran for UFC Fight Night Halifax
According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran is in the works for UFC Fight Night 54 Night in Halifax, N.S. Both fighters have agreed to the bout.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:26AM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Matt Riddle injured, out of Titan FC title fight; replaced by Landi-Jons
Matt Riddle was forced out of his upcoming bout with an injury, and Ben Saunders is now set to collide with Jose "Pele" Landi-Jons for the Titan FC welterweight title.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 2:53AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Hawaii Native Kailin Curran Added to UFC Women’s Strawweight Division
The UFC women's strawweight division officially grew to five on Tuesday with the news that Kailin Curran had signed with the Las Vegas-based promotion.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 2:50AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mark Bocek Announces Retirement from MMA
UFC lightweight Mark Bocek (pictured) has decided to call it a career. The 32-year-old unceremoniously announced his retirement from mixed martial arts Tuesday night via Twitter.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 11:20PM by nirvana184 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Manager: Brock Lesnar finally has clean bill of health, would consider UFC return
After losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in 2011, thanks to a well-placed liver kick, Brock Lesnar walked away from mixed martial arts (MMA) and returned to his old stomping grounds of pro wrestling.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:24PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
With Metamoris Status Uncertain, Sonnen Contacted Randy Couture as Possible Fill-in
Chael Sonnen is set to compete against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 in Los Angeles this weekend, but following warnings from the Nevada Athletic Commission regarding a $250,000 fine for each test failure if he does participate, Sonnen is reportedly having second thoughts.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
WSOF President Ray Sefo: 'I would have reacted the same way Cormier did'
WSOF President Ray Sefo frequently tells fighters that while their business is to inflict damage inside the cage, their other job is to show respect to opponents.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:21PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
NSAC files complaint against Silva as 'unarmed combatant,' asks for court costs, other relief
The Nevada attorney general’s office has filed a formal complaint against Wanderlei Silva, asking the commission to hold the fighter responsible for evading a random drug test and his admitted illicit drug use in advance of an ill-fated meeting with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:20PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC contender Alexander Gustafsson wraps up knee surgery in Sweden
Light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson was forced to withdraw from the UFC 178 main event against Jon Jones due to a knee injury. Today, he went under the knife for corrective surgery.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:45PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jake Shields headlines WSOF 14 in Canada vs. Ryan Ford
Jake Shields will make his WSOF debut in October when he headlines WSOF 14 in Canada against a home-grown opponent.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:44PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Jones's threat: Expect malicious, violent things
Jon Jones has gone back on earlier statements, and now states that we should expect some very malicious and very violent things to happen when he faces Daniel Cormier at UFC 178.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:43PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Hughes on Jones & DC brawl: It's bad for the sport
Matt Hughes, the UFC VP of Athlete Development, says Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier's brawl was 'bad for the sport'.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:42PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Gracie claims UFC cut him for refusing lower offer
The many-time world BJJ champ and UFC veteran has some thoughts about Zuffa's business practices and explains why he left the organization.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:41PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
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