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Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi is UFC 186's new co-main event
UFC 186 has lost its original co-headliner, but its replacement comes with championship stakes. UFC officials today announced the cancellation of a welterweight co-main event between Rory MacDonald (18-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and Hector Lombard (35-4-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC). In its place, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (21-2-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) meets Kyoji Horiguchi (15-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). UFC 186 takes place April 25 at Montreal’s Bell Centre. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 10:21AM by Budgellism - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
Nevada commission: Anderson Silva passed out-of-competition test for HGH, PEDs
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva passed his second out-of-competition test in connection with this past month’s UFC 183 event, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 6:42PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
Anderson Silva pulled as 'TUF: Brazil 4' coach, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira steps i
UFC officials today announced that Anderson Silva has been removed as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4,” and fellow Brazilian superstar Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will serve in his place.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 6:41PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
UFC champ Ronda Rousey appears in the 2015 SI Swimsuit Issue
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is one of several athletes to appear in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Rousey, who will defend her title against Cat Zingano in less than three weeks at UFC 184, actually posed for the issue this past fall. While the above photo, taken during a shoot on Captiva Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, may look comfortably warm and peaceful, Rousey remembers it being “freezing ass cold” that day...
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 1:07PM by grappler0000 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Trainer: Diaz Scored Big Payday, Then Stiffed Me
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion NIck Diaz, who may or may not be finished as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter following yet another failed drug test -- this time at UFC 183 -- is lauded as one of the finest boxers to ever throw hands in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:31AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Spike prez: Bellator 'on an even footing' with UFC
The antitrust lawsuit filed against the UFC refers to the other MMA organizations in the United States, namely Bellator, as minor leagues. Spike TV president Kevin Kay takes umbrage with that depiction. "I don't think we're a minor league at all," Kay told MMAFighting.com recently at an event to promote Premier Boxing Champions on Spike. "That's just lawyers talking. They have to position stuff a certain way."
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:29AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Carmouche on issues with women's 135-pound class
Liz Carmouche has been waiting to be booked in a fight for months. The popular women's bantamweight explains what took so long.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Johnson down for Dillashaw fight -- for $2 million
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would be willing to fight bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, but he's got to get paid serious money to do so.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mike Dolce: Kelvin Gastelum 'could be the welterweight champion' if he gets weight issues sorted out
We may have seen the last of Kelvin Gastelum at welterweight. And that is a shame, according to Mike Dolce.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Garry Tonon Submits UFC Veteran Javier Vazquez at Gracie Nationals 2015
Garry Tonon Submits UFC Veteran Javier Vazquez at Gracie Nationals 2015.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
GSP: Silva had 'biological weapon', it's cheating
Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre says Anderson Silva shouldn't have been allowed to compete with a 'biological weapon'.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:20AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mirko Cro Cop says he didn't return to the UFC for the money
When Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic returns to the UFC in Krakow on April 11th, he won't be returning for financial reasons. In fact, he says he's doing it to "right some things".
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:17AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jorge Masvidal not too happy with Iaquinta fight
It seems as if UFC lightweight and former Strikeforce title challenge Jorge Masvidal isn't keen on his new match-up with Al Iaquinta this April.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:16AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC: Report of pay withheld from Anderson Silva after drug test failure 'not true'
A report Sunday evening by Brazilian media outlet Veja.com stated the UFC had withheld a payment of nearly $6 million to Anderson Silva after his failed pre-UFC 183 drug test. The report claimed the withheld money was Silva’s (34-6 MMA, 17-2 UFC) $600,000 fight purse, $200,000 win bonus and the money he made off of his pay-per-view “points,” or percentage of PPV revenue, for the Jan. 31 pay-per-view fight, where the former longtime middleweight champion returned from a 13-month layoff to earn a decision win over former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-10 MMA, 7-7 UFC). It's so unlike Brazilian websites to post lies Edit: For some reason when I post from my iPad the links never work. Sorry about that it's the first story on junkie.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 9:21AM by postman - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC withholding Silva's $2.17 million pay
A Brazilian news outlet is claiming that the UFC has blocked payment to the former champ following his UFC 183 drug test failure.
Submitted Feb 8, 2015 5:36PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ben Rothwell plans on May return, lays out three-fight path to UFC title
With the biggest win of his career now comfortably in the rearview mirror, Ben Rothwell (34-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) is ready to take a good look at what’s ahead. Right now, that seems to be a May booking with a top-10 opponent. “I did ask for something at the end of May,” Rothwell told MMAjunkie Radio. “I know that I’m on the radar for May. I’ve got to make sure my body is read for May. That’s what I’m planning for...
Submitted Feb 8, 2015 3:20PM by grappler0000 - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mairbek Taisumov announces new five-fight UFC deal
With a pair of back-to-back knockout wins under his belt, Chechnyan lightweight Mairbek Taisumov (23-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has a new five-fight deal in place. The 26-year-old prospect today took to to announce he finalized a new deal with the sport’s largest promotion.
Submitted Feb 8, 2015 10:10AM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC releases Johnny Bedford, Dustin Kimura, and Jianping Yang
Disclaimer: This information is all based on updates to the UFC.com lists of active fighters. Profiles will very likely still exist for each fighter as the UFC retains a database of all former competitors, but these fighters no longer appear on the UFC roster lists themselves. It often takes a day or so for roster changes to become apparent, so some fighters may still remain listed for the short term. All information in this post is gained through ,a twitter account that uses a ruby script to check the UFC's website for changes.
Submitted Feb 7, 2015 5:46PM by JLS1980 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Cung Le didn't retire on own terms, wanted to fight for Bellator
When 42-year-old Cung Le retired last month from one of the widest variety of fighting careers of any modern UFC fighter, the timing made perfect sense. But Le admitted he felt he could have still fought at a high level, and was up for fighting again.
Submitted Feb 7, 2015 11:59AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC signs Levan Makashvili
One of the best US based featherweight prospects in the world is on his way to the UFC.
Submitted Feb 7, 2015 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
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