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After TUF Nations Finale win, Dustin Poirier wants Swanson-Stephens winner
(mmajunkie.com)
QUEBEC CITY – Dustin Poirier isn’t ready to let bygones by bygones.
Submitted Apr 17, 2014 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC President Dana White wants Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to retire
(mmajunkie.com)
QUEBEC CITY – Dana White wants to see former PRIDE and interim UFC champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira retire after a crushing knockout loss to Roy Nelson in the UFC Fight Night 39 headliner this past weekend.
Submitted Apr 17, 2014 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
White: Wanderlei Silva injured back in Sonnen brawl, had to postpone fight
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC President Dana White bristles at the idea that a brawl between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3? was staged.
Submitted Apr 17, 2014 11:10AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
 
Cage Warriors Fight Night 11 competitors hit weight
(mmajunkie.com)
All 16 fighters scheduled to compete at Cage Warriors Fight Night 11 have made weight in advance of Friday’s event.
Submitted Apr 17, 2014 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
TUF Nations Finale's attendance mark pushes live gate to $340,000
(mmajunkie.com)
QUEBEC CITY – Although the crowd looked sparse, especially for the mid-afternoon start time, UFC officials said today’s TUF Nations Finale event drew more than 5,000 attendees.
Submitted Apr 16, 2014 11:51PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Jimmo, Noons pick up performance bonuses; Poirier vs Corassani earns FOTN
(bloodyelbow.com)
Ryan Jimmo and KJ Noons picked up 'Performance of the Night' bonuses, while the entertaining scrap between Dustin Poirier and Akira Corissani earned 'Fight of the Night' honours.
Submitted Apr 16, 2014 11:50PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Markes, Perpetuo, and Oliveira removed from UFC's rosters
(bloodyelbow.com)
Another three fighters have been released from the UFC with the removal of Ronny Markes, Thiago Perpetuo, and Rafaello Oliveira following recent losses.
Submitted Apr 16, 2014 3:38PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
'TUF Nations' finalist Chad Laprise plans immediate drop to lightweight
(mmajunkie.com)
QUEBEC CITY – Like many UFC hopefuls who compete on “The Ultimate Fighter,” Canadian standout Chad Laprise is not competing in his natural weight class.
Submitted Apr 16, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jon Jones, manager deny that he is responsible for homophobic taunts on Instagram
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is claiming his phone was hacked and thus is not responsible for multiple homophobic posts carried out through Instagram.
Submitted Apr 16, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Despite recent loss, 'TUF' vet George Roop plans to call out Cruz or Caceres
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC bantamweight George Roop hasn’t gotten any breaks since his turn on “The Ultimate Fighter 8,” and that’s the way he likes it.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 8:26PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
'Titan FC 28: Brilz vs. Davis' moves to May 16 in Oklahoma, 12-bout lineup finalized
(mmajunkie.com)
The upcoming Titan FC 28 event has a new date and location, as well as the potential for a larger audience, officials announced Monday.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 8:25PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
TUF Nations Finale Weigh-in Results: All Fighters Officially Make Weight
(mmaweekly.com)
Main Bouts (on Fox Sports 1) -Michael Bisping (186) vs. Tim Kennedy (186) -Patrick Cote (170) vs. Kyle Noke (171) -Sheldon Westcott (184) vs. Elias Theodorou (185) -Chad Laprise (170) vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier (169) -Dustin Poirier (145) vs. Akira Corassani (145) Preliminary Bouts (on Fox Sports 1): -Sam Stout (169) vs. KJ Noons (168) -Sarah Kaufman (135) vs. Leslie Smith (135) -Ryan Jimmo (205) vs. Sean O’Connell (204) -George Roop (135) vs. Dustin Kimura (136) Preliminary Bouts (on UFC Fight Pass): -Mark Bocek (156) vs. Mike De La Torre (156) -Nordine Taleb (185) vs. Vic Grujic (186) -Richard Walsh (171) vs. Chris Indich (170) -Mitch Gagnon (135) vs. Tim Gorman (135)
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 8:10PM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter
 
TUF Brazil 3 Finale gets new name, adds Jason-Peralta, Brandao-Ortega, Hobar-Munhoz
(mmajunkie.com)
The TUF Brazil 3 Finale (previously known as UFC Fight Night 42) lineup continues to fill, and the latest additions include a main-card featherweight bout between Rony Jason and Robert Peralta, as well as two preliminary contests with Diego Brandao vs. Brian Ortega and Matt Hobar vs. Pedro Munhoz.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 2:58PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Roy Nelson suffers broken hand in UFC Abu Dhabi main event, scheduled to undergo surgery on Thursday
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson broke his hand in the UFC Abu Dhabi main event and is scheduled to undergo surgery on Thursday afternoon.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 2:55PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
With new women's bout, 'ONE FC 15: Rise of Heroes' lineup finalized for May 2
(mmajunkie.com)
With the addition of a women’s flyweight bout, the 10-fight lineup is set for next month’s “ONE FC 15: Rise of Heroes” event.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
UFC 172 lineup finalized with Beal-Williams addition; Fili-Holloway kicks off PPV
(mmajunkie.com)
The 11-bout lineup is set for this month’s “UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira” event, and it includes a late addition to the card.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC featherweight Mike Brown: I don’t think I’ll fight again
(mmajunkie.com)
QUEBEC CITY – Former WEC featherweight champion Mike Brown (26-9 MMA, 2-4 UFC) believes the end of his long and storied MMA career has finally arrived.
Submitted Apr 15, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei Silva Assistant Coach Defends “Sucker Punching” Chael Sonnen
(mmaweekly.com)
Wanderlei Silva isn't the only one coming under fire for his role in an on-set scuffle with Chael Sonnen. Assistant coach Andre Dida on Monday tried to defend his actions.
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:23PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
 
With TUF Nations Finale win, Sarah Kaufman wants Tate, Carmouche or Zingano in Vancouver
(mmajunkie.com)
QUEBEC CITY – By no means is Sarah Kaufman looking past her TUF Nations Finale bout with Leslie Smith this Wednesday, but the former Strikeforce champion won’t pretend she doesn’t have her eyes set on a summer fight in her home province.
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:21PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Jon Jones reveals reason behind Maryland drug test: ‘I just thought I would have Glover tested’
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones revealed that he would not necessarily request out-of-competition drug testing in the future, and that he simply wanted to have Teixeira tested.
Submitted Apr 14, 2014 11:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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