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Manager: Brock Lesnar finally has clean bill of health, would consider UFC return
After losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in 2011, thanks to a well-placed liver kick, Brock Lesnar walked away from mixed martial arts (MMA) and returned to his old stomping grounds of pro wrestling.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:24PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
With Metamoris Status Uncertain, Sonnen Contacted Randy Couture as Possible Fill-in
Chael Sonnen is set to compete against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 in Los Angeles this weekend, but following warnings from the Nevada Athletic Commission regarding a $250,000 fine for each test failure if he does participate, Sonnen is reportedly having second thoughts.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
WSOF President Ray Sefo: 'I would have reacted the same way Cormier did'
WSOF President Ray Sefo frequently tells fighters that while their business is to inflict damage inside the cage, their other job is to show respect to opponents.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:21PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
NSAC files complaint against Silva as 'unarmed combatant,' asks for court costs, other relief
The Nevada attorney general’s office has filed a formal complaint against Wanderlei Silva, asking the commission to hold the fighter responsible for evading a random drug test and his admitted illicit drug use in advance of an ill-fated meeting with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:20PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC contender Alexander Gustafsson wraps up knee surgery in Sweden
Light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson was forced to withdraw from the UFC 178 main event against Jon Jones due to a knee injury. Today, he went under the knife for corrective surgery.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:45PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jake Shields headlines WSOF 14 in Canada vs. Ryan Ford
Jake Shields will make his WSOF debut in October when he headlines WSOF 14 in Canada against a home-grown opponent.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:44PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Jones's threat: Expect malicious, violent things
Jon Jones has gone back on earlier statements, and now states that we should expect some very malicious and very violent things to happen when he faces Daniel Cormier at UFC 178.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:43PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Hughes on Jones & DC brawl: It's bad for the sport
Matt Hughes, the UFC VP of Athlete Development, says Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier's brawl was 'bad for the sport'.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:42PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Gracie claims UFC cut him for refusing lower offer
The many-time world BJJ champ and UFC veteran has some thoughts about Zuffa's business practices and explains why he left the organization.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:41PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt says he's now 'unemployed', Dana White says he isn't cut
Mark Hunt sent out cryptic tweets, stating that he is now 'unemployed'.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:40PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Joey Beltran to fight for Bellator LHW title
That is not a misprint. Joey Beltran has a chance to become the Bellator LHW champion this September in Michigan.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:39PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Photo: Conor McGregor taking selfies during Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier brawl
Conor McGregor was laughing and taking pictures with fans during the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier brawl.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 12:04AM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jon Jones addresses eye pokes: 'I never said I didn't think it was dirty. It's something I need to work on'
Jon Jones addressed some controversial issues with his fighting style, and he talked about eye pokes and oblique kicks to Cormier's knee.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 11:18PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC brass: 'There are going to be ramifications' for Jones-Cormier brawl
LAS VEGAS – While Monday’s public dust-up between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (20-1 MMA, 14-1 UFC) and undefeated challenger Daniel Cormier (15-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) may very well have brought more attention to the pair’s UFC 178 matchup, UFC officials are publicly standing against such actions.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 8:12PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Tim Sylvia erupts, goes nuts on Dana White: 'UFC is doing s--t just to piss me the f--k off!'
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski is welcome back to the Octagon with open arms. Fellow ex-division kingpin Tim Sylvia is not.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 5:06PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Trujillo out, Pearson now faces Maynard
Lightweight prospect Abel Trujillo has been forced out of his August 16 bout against Ross Pearson due to injury, but Pearson will still compete on the UFC Fight Night card in Bangor, Maine against former world title challenger Gray Maynard. Maynard was scheduled to face Brazil's Fabricio Camoes on the same show, but now Camoes will be rescheduled for another bout later this year, freeing the way for this clash of former Ultimate Fighter stars.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 5:04PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
NSAC reserves comment on Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier brawl, promises review
An official from the Nevada State Athletic Commission today told MMAjunkie that a video review of the brawl between UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier is expected to take place soon.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 5:02PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jon Jones' Manager denies punching Daniel Cormier during Brawl: 'I broke it up'
Manager Malki Kawa has denied punching Daniel Cormier during that brawl with Jon Jones during a UFC 178 press conference.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 5:00PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Video: If Fabricio Werdum wins UFC heavyweight title, Roy Nelson wants rematch
Fabricio Werdum‘s performance at UFC 143 against Roy Nelson was an impressive, and to some, unexpected, turn that launched a win streak leading to his November title shot against champ Cain Velasquez. Since then, Nelson’s popularity has grown by leaps and bounds as he’s earned a 4-2 record with four knockouts. And yet, there’s been one thing lacking for “Big Country”: a title shot.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 4:12PM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Video: Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier come to blows at UFC 178 media tour
The heated rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier reached a boiling point in Las Vegas today. Today commenced the media tours for the big UFC 178: Jones vs. Cormier PPV in Las Vegas, Nevada, and those who were in attendance at the MGM Grand were treated to a good ol' brawl between the light heavyweight champion Jones and the undefeated challenger Cormier. In the middle of it all was UFC director of PR Dave Sholler, who had the unfortunate and unexpected task of trying to separate the two. MMA Fighting captured the whole sequence, which you can view in the video player at the top of the post.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 3:38PM by Shawn91111 - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
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