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UFC 179 adds Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
Next month’s UFC 179 event in Brazil has a pair of new additions to the fight card.
Submitted Sep 8, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
'Shogun' Rua ignores family’s urges to retire
'Shogun' revealed that he will not retire even though his wife and mother regularly urge him to do otherwise.
Submitted Sep 8, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 51 just one of six major MMA events spread across two days
Awesome news? Hard to digest? Simply meh? That all depends on what type of mixed martial arts (MMA) fan you are, as this upcoming weekend (Sept. 12-13) will churn out six major combat sports events across four different continents, including UFC Fight Night 51 on the Fight Pass digital network.
Submitted Sep 7, 2014 6:09PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Askren: Johnny Hendricks pulled some 'sneaky sh----'
Ben Askren's rivalry with Johny Hendricks runs as deep as any college sports rivalry worth its salt. In this case, Askren wore the singlet of the University of Missouri, while Hendricks wrestled for Oklahoma State.
Submitted Sep 7, 2014 6:06PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC's Charles Oliveira discusses botched weight cut, confirms he wasn't paid
Even if UFC and local commission officials hadn’t learn how ill he was, Charles Oliveira said he was in no shape to fight this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50.
Submitted Sep 7, 2014 5:58PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
AXS TV CEO apologizes to Askren
Following a bizarre segment between Inside MMA host Kenny Rice and Ben Askren, AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon apologized publicly to the One FC welterweight champion.
Submitted Sep 7, 2014 5:57PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Michael Chiesa irate over stoppage in Joe Lauzon fight, demands 'J-Lau' rematch by year's end
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight scrapper Michael Chiesa was stopped by Joe Lauzon in the second round of their UFC Fight Night 50 lightweight showdown (recap), after the attending physician deemed "Maverick" unfit to continue, thanks to "J-Lau's" knee to the dome that opened up a nasty cut (see it here). And he's not happy about it.
Submitted Sep 7, 2014 12:20PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Marshall Zelaznik gives you his word, UFC Fight Pass will compensate subscribers who lost stream during Invicta FC 8
After signing a broadcast deal with UFC Fight Pass last June, Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC) was probably looking forward to airing a mixed martial arts (MMA) event online without having to worry about losing the live feed, something that plagued the upstart combat sports promotion during previous events.
Submitted Sep 7, 2014 12:17PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Invicta FC 8 results: Waterson smashes Tamada, Kankaanpaa stuns Eggink
Despite some 17 months of inactivity, Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson (12-3) showed absolutely no signs of ring rust, destroying a gritty but overmatched Yasuko Tamada (15-9-3) to retain her 105-pound belt.
Submitted Sep 7, 2014 2:55AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Stephan Bonnar tweets, then deletes old leaked photo of Tito Ortiz's penis
Welcome to MMA - Where fighter grudges including posting pictures of your opponent's penis.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 7:54PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Charles Oliveira apologizes to Nik Lentz, still seeks rematch
Charles Oliveira came in overweight at the UFC Fight Night 50 weigh-ins on Thursday, and eventually canceled his featherweight bout with Nik Lentz due to a viral infection.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 4:56PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Randy Couture vs. Fedor Emelianenko? New Bellator boss not counting it out
UNCASVILLE, Conn. – It’s the fight that never happened – the potential matchup that prompted photo shoots and video-game covers and posters and countless what-if columns. Even the fighters themselves still lament the fact it never happened.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 4:52PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Ben Askren rant about the UFC cut off by Inside MMA host Kenny Rice
Things got heated when One FC welterweight champ Ben Askren started to talk about "push back" against the "UFC monopoly" and Inside MMA host Kenny Rice wasn't having it and cut him off mid-interview.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 4:45PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Dana White: I'm sure Jacare Souza will fight again before getting a title shot
When promoting the headlining attraction of last night's (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) UFC Fight Night 50: "Jacare vs. Mousasi" event at the Foxwoods Casino Resort in Ledyard, Connecticut on Fox Sports 1, UFC President Dana White mentioned the winner of the Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi bout would be in line for a title shot.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
Alan Patrick squares off against Beneil Dariush at UFC 179
Nearly nine months after scoring the biggest win of his MMA career, Alan Patrick will finally return to the Octagon.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Hospital says no broken arm for Ben Rothwell after Alistair Overeem kick
LEDYARD, Conn. – Heavyweight Ben Rothwell (34-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) earned one of the biggest wins of his career on Friday by knocking out Alistair Overeem (37-14 MMA, 2-3 UFC), but he didn’t walk away unscathed.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Nik Lentz gets paid at UFC Fight Night 50, decision still to be made on Charles Oliveira
LEDYARD, Conn. – Nik Lentz didn’t get to compete at UFC Fight Night 50 on Friday.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Patricky Freire: Commission nearly banned me during bro's Bellator 123 title fight
Share this image:UNCASVILLE, Conn. – It was a long-awaited night for Bellator MMA’s “Pitbull” brothers, but as Patricky Freire watched his little brother close out a title-winning performance, he said the commission threatened to remove him from the event.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Bellator 123 winner Bobby Lashley doesn't want layoff, open to Cheick Kongo matchup
UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bobby Lashley said he felt the nerves, but he also felt confident, which is a reason he said his return to the cage at Friday’s Bellator 123 event was a success.
Submitted Sep 6, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
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