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Pepey-Sicilia, Vinicius-Bagautinov added to UFC on FOX Sports 1 3
Marcos Vinicius meets UFC newcomer Ali Bagautinov at flyweight, while Godofredo Pepey takes on Sam Sicilia at featherweight at UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 in September in Brazil.
Submitted Jul 12, 2013 12:41PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Josh Koscheck injured, out of UFC 163 fight with Demian Maia in Rio
Josh Koscheck has been injured and forced out of his UFC 163 welterweight fight against Demian Maia next month in Rio de Janeiro. The fight card will go on with 12 bouts instead of 13.
Submitted Jul 12, 2013 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
Filed under: UFC
Daniel Cormier to Roy Nelson: Re-sign with UFC, so we can settle our differences
Daniel Cormier wants Roy Nelson to stick around the UFC just a little longer. Cormier told MMAFighting.com on Thursday that he wants to fight Nelson at UFC 166 on Oct. 19 in Houston in what will be his last fight at heavyweight. "Roy and I still have some unfinished business," Cormier said. "I hope he re-signs with the UFC, so we can settle what he started two months ago...
Submitted Jul 12, 2013 8:26AM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
Evolved and Educated, Marloes Coenen Ready for Cris Cyborg Rematch at Invicta FC 6
While it’s been seven months since her last fight, former Strikeforce women’s 145-pound champion Marloes “Rumina” Coenen is not worried about the layoff. “My entire career has been time off over and over again. It was always hard for me to get fights, so for me it’s no problem,” Coenen told MMAWeekly.com. “I’ve been setting up my own gym in Amsterdam and then training in the East Netherlands. In preparation for this fight, I stayed with my parents for weeks so I could be focused and train a lot with my time.”
Submitted Jul 12, 2013 8:17AM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Thiago Alves, Four Surgeries Later, Christens Himself the Bionic Pitbull
Four surgeries later and Thiago Alves is again on the mend. Alves was scheduled to fight Matt Brown at UFC on Fox Sports 1 in Boston on Aug. 17, but a biceps injury forced him off the card and into the operating room… again. Alves underwent the surgery on Thursday and sounded in good spirits afterwards. “That’s surgery 4 in a year,” he tweeted. “You can call me the bionic Pitbull! Now the recovery starts!”
Submitted Jul 12, 2013 8:14AM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Brings The Ultimate Fighter to China in November as well as Live Events Starting in 2014
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Thursday a new, multi-year partnership which will bring regular live UFC events to Asia, as well as a Chinese version of the UFC’s hit reality series The Ultimate Fighter. Beginning in 2014, the UFC will stage a series of live events at both The Venetian Macao and Marina Bay Sands. TUF China will be a 12-part series where the best Chinese mixed martial artists will live, train and compete with each other to win a six-figure contract with the UFC...
Submitted Jul 12, 2013 8:04AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter
Cung Le favors 'TUF' coaching over fighting, but Bisping still on his radar
Cung Le said he's waiting to hear whether his next career move involves fighting or coaching. At the moment, he doesn't know which one it will be. Le (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC), who his past November knocked out ex-champ Rich Franklin, said he still wants to fight Michael Bisping. And until recently, he was under the impression he would do so. "Before [Bisping's] last fight, my camp was talking to (UFC matchmaker) Joe (Silva) about a potential matchup, and they said that if he wins, it looks good," Le told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio). "Next thing I know, two or three days ago, I saw that Bisping was going to fight in October in England...
Submitted Jul 12, 2013 8:01AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter
Sean Spencer vs. Yuri Villefort added to UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 in Brazil
A welterweight contest between two fighters looking for their first UFC win is the latest addition to September's UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 event, as Sean Spencer meets Yuri Villefort.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 5:49PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Invicta FC 6's Bec Hyatt: Fight with Mizuki Inoue hard to promote
If you read MMA websites and forums, you know who Invicta FC strawweight Bec Hyatt is. Normally, she's at the forefront of promotion for her fights, but she's stuggling a bit with her next Invicta FC appearance.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 5:48PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Gaming board shoots down rumored $1M bet on Weidman
A rumor of a suspicious bet that has proliferated since the hours after Anderson Silva's knockout loss has been shot down by the agency tasked with investigating gaming activity in Las Vegas.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 5:47PM by prophecy033 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Daron Cruickshank replaces Spencer Fisher, meets Yves Edwards at UFC on FOX 8
"The Ultimate Fighter 15" cast member Daron Cruickshank (12-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has stepped in to replace and injured Spencer Fisher (24-9 MMA, 9-8 UFC) and now meets Yves Edwards (42-19-1 MMA, 10-7 UFC) at this month's UFC on FOX 8 event. UFC officials today announced the new booking, the fourth injury-related switch of the day on the FOX-broadcast event.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 5:45PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
Josh Thomson And Anthony Pettis Bicker On Twitter
Things are starting to get heated between Josh Thomson and Anthony Pettis. Thomson tweeted that he was hoping to get a fight against Pettis after speaking with UFC President Dana White, the two then agreed to fight via Twitter. Pettis would go on state in an interview with MMAFighting that he would fight Thomson “even though no one knows who he is.” Seems as though Thomson took offence.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 2:35PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bobby Green injured, Tim Means vs. Danny Castillo set for UFC on Fox 8
(duplicate please delete) Today's third change to this month's UFC on FOX 8 event sees a shake-up in a lightweight fight, as Tim Means replaces an injured Bobby Green and now meets Danny Castillo.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 1:49PM by Card - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
3rd Injury in One Day for the UFC on FOX 8 Card. Green out, Means in against Castillo
Mitrione out Bahadurzada out Now Greens UFC Tonight ?@UFCTonight 10m #BREAKING: We've got another injury on our hands. @BobbyKGreen is out of his FOX 8 fight. @MeansTim will step in to fight @lastcall155
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 1:44PM by jjeans - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Siyar Bahadurzada injured, Lawler vs. Voelker set for UFC on FOX 8
UFC Tonight ?@UFCTonight 16m #BREAKING: FOX 8 main card WW fighter @SiyarTheGreat is injured. @MMA_Voelker will step in to fight @Ruthless_RL on July 27th in Seattle.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 1:27PM by Card - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC veteran Brian Stann announces his retirement from MMA
Longtime middleweight and light heavyweight Brian Stann has announced his retirement from MMA today.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mitch Gagnon vs. Dustin Kimura added to September's UFC 165 event
A bantamweight matchup between top Canadian prospect Mitch Gagnon and undefeated American Dustin Kimura has been added to September's UFC 165 event.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Nick Diaz pays final installment of UFC 143 fine, CSAC awaits WAR MMA paperwork
Nick Diaz is settled up with the Nevada State Athletic Commission but still owes California following his first venture as an MMA promoter. Diaz recently paid $19,500 to the NSAC in the third and final installment of a $79,500 bill owed to the commission for his second marijuana suspension, NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer wrote in an email to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). However, he has yet to submit a final report and pay taxes to the California State Athletic Commission for War MMA, which took place June 22 in his home town of Stockton, Calif...
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 10:33AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous, MMA Personalities, Other MMA Organizations, UFC
With Charmaine Tweet out, Ediane Gomes meets Tamikka Brents at Invicta FC 6
Just three days before its next event, Invicta Fighting Championships has seen another change to its card. Visa issues will force Canadian fighter Charmaine Tweet (4-3) out of her featherweight fight against Ediane Gomes (10-2) on the main card of Invicta FC 6. Stepping in to face Gomes will be Tamikka Brents (2-0). Promotion officials late Wednesday confirmed a report of the injury from MMARising.com...
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 10:30AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Chael Sonnen Says His UFC 159 Fight with Jon Jones Was Stopped Early
UFC fighter Chael Sonnen says his UFC 159 fight with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was stopped early.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 12:10AM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
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