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Martin Kampmann still only 'semi-retired'
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Martin Kampmann -- who hasn't been seen since back-to-back knockout losses to Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit -- is enjoying his extended leave of absence and resting his brain after 10 long years as an active mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. "The Hitman" (via MMA Fighting) hasn't ruled out an eventual return, but sounds like he's settling into his new role as coach at Team Alpha Male, picking up where Duane Ludwig left off.
Submitted Oct 19, 2014 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Reminder: 'Countdown to UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2' debuts tonight on FOX Sports 1
As a reminder, the UFC’s traditional pre-event show returns tonight with the debut of “Countdown to UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2? on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Oct 19, 2014 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
After matchup approval delays, Swedish MMA Federation seeks to clarify, improve process
While Sweden has become an annual destination for the UFC, the promotion’s most recent visit to the Scandinavian nation didn’t come without a little hurdle with the governing commission. Swedish MMA Federation officials hope to change that moving forward.
Submitted Oct 19, 2014 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Bellator MMA at Monster Energy Cup results: Charles breaks hand, edges Wilson
LAS VEGAS – In a battle of massive heavyweights, short-notice replacement Dan Charles (9-2 MMA, 2-1 BMMA), who took the fight on one week’s notice, earned a split-decision win over James Wilson (3-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA).
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 9:49PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Life after fighting scares Ronda Rousey more than anything else
Ronda Rousey has been a part of athletic competition for almost her entire life. Raised as the daughter of a judo world champion, Rousey followed her mom's lead getting involved in martial arts at an early age.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 7:21PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rich Franklin: If I have to hand my city over, I'm going to give it to Matt Brown
When the UFC returned to Cincinnati in May, hometown hero Rich Franklin was nowhere to be found on the card. Franklin, who hails from the Queen City, put Cincinnati on the map in regards to MMA in the UFC.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 7:20PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Holly Holm explains why it was 'easy to be done with boxing'
Holly Holm women's boxing most decorated competitors, a multi-time world champion. But from here in on, she's a mixed martial artist through and through.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 6:52PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Anderson Silva calls Vitor Belfort ‘the most complete fighter’ in the UFC middleweight division
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva has fought the who's who of the middleweight division, and he believes one of his former opponents might be the one to dethrone current UFC 185-pound champion Chris Weidman.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 6:51PM by tildengolfer - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Scott Coker says changes coming to Bellator in 2015
It doesn't quite seem like it, but it's been four months since Scott Coker took over from Bjorn Rebney as the CEO of Bellator MMA. With one exception, changes when watching Bellator aren't that evident. But the feeling is there will be a different look come the new year.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 6:51PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Ahead of flyweight debut, Chico Camus returns to Wisconsin's Roufusport MMA Academy
As he prepares to face Brad Pickett at next month’s UFC Fight Night 57 event, Chico Camus has returned to Roufusport MMA Academy, home of UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and ONE FC welterweight kingpin Ben Askren, among others.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 6:44PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Brandon Vera to face Igor Subora at One FC: Warriors way in Manila
UFC veteran Brandon Vera is set to return on Dec. 5, when he takes on URCC heavyweight champion Igor Subora at ONE FC: Warriors Way, which is set for the MOA Arena in Manila.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:37PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Daniel Omielanczuk out at UFC Fight Night 55, Soa Palelei needs new opponent
A broken thumb has forced heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk (16-4-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) out of a planned matchup with Soa Palelei (21-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at next month’s UFC Fight Night 55 event in Australia.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:32PM by xdanish020 - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Iranian wrestling world champion Aliakbari training for MMA career at AKA Thailand
Amir Aliakbari becomes the first world class Iranian wrestler to pursue an MMA career
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:19PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
T.J. Dillashaw undergoes successful elbow surgery, requires 3-5 week recovery period
UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow and will be out of action for 3-5 weeks.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:18PM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Report: UFC champ Ronda Rousey involved in physical altercation with male wrestler in Los Angeles
Like it or not, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is a huge fan of professional wrestling, along with her "Four Horsewomen" stablemates Jessamyn Duke, Shayna Baszler, and Marina Shafir.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:12PM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Quick Quote: Chad Mendes will finish Jose Aldo in Brazil
Because "Money" plans on putting "Junior" to sleep in Brazil.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:08PM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chael Sonnen commends Conor McGregor's self-promotion, but says Raphael Assuncao needs to step it up
Sometimes, to get yourself noticed in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA), you have to step outside of the box, or in this case, the Octagon. Because sometimes, not always, wins simply aren't enough to get you to where you want to be in the sport. Case in point, Conor McGregor.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Journalist Spencer Lazara starches opponent with one-punch knockout in MMA debut
After covering the sport of MMA for several years, Spencer Lazara decided he’d like to trade in his microphone for a pair of gloves, at least for one night. It turned out to be a wise decision.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Legacy FC 36 results: Damacio Page earns belt, 'KO of Year' consideration
Cody East (9-1) cruised to an easy win and strapped the Legacy FC heavyweight belt around his waist with a one-sided beatdown of Vernon Lewis (4-3).
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 2:06AM by xdanish020 - 8 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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