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Dana White: fighters who complain about the Reebok deal are "short sighted" and "don't get it"
After 'pi**ing' [as Joe Rogan put it] all over heavyweight Brendan Schaub last week, UFC president Dana White isn't the man to cry to over the Reebok uniform deal. "The fighters aren't thrilled about it," White told Power 106 Los Angeles Wednesday. "I don't know, man. These guys don't get it. These guys are short-sighted sometimes. It's good for the industry. It's good for everybody. You want to have a deal like this.
Submitted May 21, 2015 12:32PM by GDPofMPG - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA
Jacare undergoes knee surgery, out untill September
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza had successful surgery on an injured knee last Wednesday, according to a report from “UFC Tonight.” The fighter went under the knife to repair a partially torn meniscus, the fighter's manager told the FOX Sports 1 program. Jacare injured the unspecified knee in his fight with Chris Camozzi at UFC on FOX 15 in April.
Submitted May 21, 2015 12:26PM by GDPofMPG - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau Targeted for UFC Fight Night in San Diego
Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau Targeted for UFC Fight Night in San Diego.
Submitted May 21, 2015 12:13AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
White: Jones gets immediate title shot upon return
Jon Jones may be relegated to the shelf for the immediate future, but when the ex-UFC light heavyweight champion finally clears his legal hurdles and returns from a UFC-imposed suspension, he'll be given the chance to pick up right where he left off.
Submitted May 20, 2015 9:20PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
New Orleans' UFC Fight Night 68 lineup finalized with 10 televised bouts
The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 68 event.
Submitted May 20, 2015 9:17PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jeff Blatnick and Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg 2 to be inducted into UFC Hall of Fame
The UFC has announced two new inductees to the UFC Hall of Fame. Jeff Blatnick and the second fight between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted to the newly revamped Hall of Fame on July 11.
Submitted May 20, 2015 9:12PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ovince St. Preux vs. Glover Teixeira headlines UFC Fight Night in Nashville
A light heavyweight clash has been set between Ovince St. Preux and Glover Teixeira.
Submitted May 20, 2015 9:10PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Steven Ray to Meet Leonardo Texeira at UFC Fight Night in Glasgow on July 18
Steven Ray to Meet Leonardo Texeira at UFC Fight Night in Glasgow on July 18.
Submitted May 20, 2015 4:02PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
World Series of Fighting Adds Trio of Russian Prospects to Roster
World Series of Fighting has added a trio of Russian Prospects to their roster.
Submitted May 20, 2015 4:01PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Daniel Cormier blasts Ryan Bader for 'trying to cut to the front of the line'
LOS ANGELES -- When Daniel Cormier found out that Jon Jones was probably going to have to drop out of UFC 187 due to his legal troubles, he had an inkling that once things played out, he'd get a call from the UFC.
Submitted May 20, 2015 2:14PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
K.J. Noons now meets Alex Oliveira at UFN 67
Yan Cabral is out of UFC Fight Night 67, and K.J. Noons will now meet Alex Oliveira in Goiania on May 30.
Submitted May 20, 2015 12:46PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Wendell Oliveira gets new opponent for UFN 67
With T.J. Waldburger injured, Wendell Oliveira has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 67, as undefeated welterweight Darren Till signs with the promotion.
Submitted May 20, 2015 12:43PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Miesha Tate: Third fight with Ronda Rousey on tap with win over Jessica Eye
Miesha Tate knows nothing in the UFC is official until the promotion makes an announcement, and even then, things can always change. But her understanding of the implications of her next fight is crystal clear.
Submitted May 20, 2015 12:41PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Report: Aleksander Emelianenko Sentenced to 4.5 Years for Aggravated Sexual Assault
According to a report from the Associated Press’ Moscow branch, Aleksander Emelianenko, the brother of former Pride Fighting Championships heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko, has been sentenced to 4.5 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated sexual assault in charges stemming from March, 2014.
Submitted May 19, 2015 6:06PM by GDPofMPG - 14 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, Miscellaneous
Cris Cyborg rips Ronda Rousey: ‘It has gotten to the point that I now feel sorry for her’
Ronda Rousey versus Cris Cyborg won’t happen anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean the heat is not there. The undefeated UFC bantamweight champion, who meets Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on Aug. 1 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, said on Howard Stern last week that Cyborg is "one of those people where it's all just "roids and muscle and no technique". Cyborg, the current Invicta FC featherweight champion and former Strikeforce 145-pound titleholder, reacted to the interview on her Facebook page.
Submitted May 19, 2015 4:11PM by GDPofMPG - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
Miesha Tate 'not scared' to do what Rousey will not
Ronda Rousey is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder and if reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cristiane Justino wants to fight her, then "Cyborg" will have to cut down to 135 pounds. And no, "Rowdy" is not willing to meet her halfway. Not no way, not no how.
Submitted May 19, 2015 12:38PM by GDPofMPG - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bubba Jenkins returns to action against Joe Wilk at Bellator 139 on June 26
Standout wrestler-turned-MMA fighter Bubba Jenkins will return to the Bellator MMA cage on June 26 when he meets Joe Wilk at Bellator 139. The featherweight matchup will air on the preliminary card, which streams on MMAjunkie prior to the Spike TV-televised main card at Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kan. Jenkins, as well as a senior Bellator official, confirmed the matchup to MMAjunkie.
Submitted May 19, 2015 7:03AM by Budgellism - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Leandro Mafra meets Scotland's Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow
The UFC’s debut in Scotland has had a busy day, and now one of the country’s own is set for the lineup. Leonardo Mafra (12-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), from Brazil, is set to take on Scotland’s own Stevie Ray (17-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 72. UFC officials announced the new booking today. UFC Fight Night 72 takes place July 18 at SSE Hydro in Glasgow. FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass are expected to carry the card.
Submitted May 19, 2015 7:02AM by Budgellism - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Joe Schilling meets promotional newcomer Hisaki Kato at Bellator 139
Joe Schilling said in a recent interview that he’ll compete in consecutive MMA bouts for the first time since 2008 when he returns to action at Bellator 139 on June 26. Now he has an opponent in place. Schilling (2-4 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) will make a three-month turnaround from his Bellator 136 loss to Rafael Carvalho when he competes against promotional newcomer Hisaki Kato (4-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA). Bellator 139 takes place at Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kan. The main card airs on Spike TV following prelims on MMAjunkie.
Submitted May 19, 2015 7:01AM by Budgellism - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator
WSOF releases Jessica Aguilar from contract to allow her to pursue better fights
WSOF women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar was considered by many to be the number one fighter in her weight class prior to the UFC launching their own women’s 115 pound division. Aguilar now appears to be on her way to an opportunity to prove her point. WSOF announced via a press release that they have released Aguilar (19-4) from her contract to allow her to pursue opportunities worthy of her talent.
Submitted May 19, 2015 6:59AM by Budgellism - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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