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6-0 MMA prospect wins world wrestling bronze
Bekzod Aburakhmenov, currently one of MMA's rising stars at lightweight, returned to his wrestling roots and won a bronze medal on day 1 of the World Wrestling Championships. The USA's Tervel Dlagnev (pictured) was the only wrestler to medal; he finished with bronze.
Submitted Sep 8, 2014 11:23PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Mohegan Sun commission head explains warning to Patricky Freire at Bellator 123
The head of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation said he was trying to preserve the integrity of a Bellator title fight when he warned Patricky Freire about excessive coaching.
Submitted Sep 8, 2014 6:01PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Michael Chiesa: I would give that $50,000 back just to be able to go the rest of the fight
You might think a $50,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus would help erase the sting of a disappointing defeat. For Michael Chiesa, it doesn’t change anything.
Submitted Sep 8, 2014 6:00PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Eduardo Dantas vs. Joe Warren title-unification bout headlines Bellator 128
An undisputed Bellator MMA bantamweight champion will be crowned on Oct. 10.
Submitted Sep 8, 2014 5:59PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Rumble details incidents of Overeem bullying Blackzilian training partners
Anthony Johnson gives some insight of what it was like having Overeem as a teammate, and detailed an incident that left the two at permanent odds with one another.
Submitted Sep 8, 2014 5:48PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Ben Rothwell slams 'dirty' Alistair Overeem for dishonorable 'street fighting' tactics at UFC Fight Night 50
I'm gonna go out on a limb here and suggest that Ben Rothwell is not a fan of the oblique kick.
Submitted Sep 8, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
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
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