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Page 59 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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CBMMA not planning review Jussier Formiga vs Scott Jorgensen despite fight-changing headbutt
(bloodyelbow.com)
Jussier Formiga's headbutt of Scott Jorgensen won't go through a review process by the CBMMA as it stands now.
Submitted Mar 25, 2014 6:04PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
The Ultimate Fighter 19: Team Edgar vs Team Penn – Cast Revealed
(punchdrunkgamer.com)
On Wednesday, April 16, Ultimate Fighting Championship fans will get their fill of the UFC’s long-running reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, as FOX Sports 1 showcases the season-ending The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale live from Quebec City, followed by the two-hour premiere of the hotly anticipated 19th season headlined by former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and two-division champion BJ Penn. In the 19th edition of the series, 16 middleweight (185 lbs.) and 16 light heavyweight (205 lbs.) fighters will square off in the most challenging sports tournament on television. The premiere episode will determine the eight men from each division who will successfully move into The Ultimate Fighter house and compete for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a six-figure contract with the UFC. Here - EDIT: Here is the TUF 19 Cast Photo Gallery -
Submitted Mar 25, 2014 12:25PM by nwowolfpack - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter
 
'UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida' lineup finalized, Varner-Krause kicks off PPV
(mmajunkie.com)
The 12-bout lineup is set for May’s “UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida” event.
Submitted Mar 25, 2014 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 38 medical suspensions: 'Shogun' draws possible six-month term
(mmajunkie.com)
Headliner Mauricio Rua and Michel Prazeres led the list of medical suspensions arising from Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 38.
Submitted Mar 25, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Titan FC 28 fills up with UFC veterans, including Herman, Brilz, Magalhaes
(mmajunkie.com)
Titan Fighting Championship’s next card has started to fill up with a group of big-show veterans.
Submitted Mar 25, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Two days after win, Dan Henderson volunteers to fight Lyoto Machida at UFC 173
(mmajunkie.com)
Two days after a comeback win over light heavyweight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in UFC Fight Night 38's main event, Dan Henderson is apparently eager to get back in the cage.
Submitted Mar 25, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
After loss to Henderson, 'Shogun' Rua to undergo surgery for badly broken nose
(mmajunkie.com)
Ex-UFC champ Mauricio Rua (22-9 MMA, 6-7 UFC) could undergo surgery this week to repair a badly broken nose suffered in his headlining rematch with Dan Henderson (30-11 MMA, 7-5 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 38.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 9:01PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Carano on comeback: 'I'm very open to it'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Gina Carano gave an interview to promoter her upcoming movie and it sounds like she could have an MMA return on her mind as well.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 8:58PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Weidman injured, out of UFC 173 match with Lyoto Machida
(msn.foxsports.com)
First, the challenger was out of the Memorial Day weekend title matchup. Now, the champion is out, too. UFC middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman has been forced to withdraw from his first post-Anderson Silva defense, scrapping the proposed UFC 173 main event, FOX Sports has learned. Two sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed that Weidman would not be able to fight as the result of a minor knee injury that will require surgery. The UFC corroborated the information in a follow-up text to FOX Sports, and said that his match against Lyoto Machida will be moved to UFC 175 on July 5. One of the sources told FOX Sports that on Monday, Weidman saw a doctor that affirmed an original prognosis that ruled him out of the May 24 matchup in Las Vegas.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 8:08PM by Shawn91111 - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
'Happy' Melvin Guillard reacts to UFC release: 'It was the best thing that could happen to me'
(mmamania.com)
Just days removed from being released from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Melvin Guillard thinks his firing was the best thing that could happen to his career.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 4:57PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jorgensen Demands 'Formiga' Rematch
(mmamania.com)
And insists their first bout should be changed to a "no contest."
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 4:56PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Shannon Knapp: 'Ronda Versus Cyborg Is Our Mayweather Versus Manny'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Shannon Knapp tells us why we she doesn't think Invicta should be viewed as a feeder league, why we should be very excited for the strawweights, and why Rousey versus Cyborg has to happen.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 4:50PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Interviews
 
Phil Davis rips UFC champ Jon Jones' matchmaking efforts
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC Light Heavyweight contender Phil Davis speaks to Sports Net Canada about champ Jon Jones' ideas on matchmaking.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 4:49PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Pawel Pawlak debuts against Peter Sobotta at UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin
(mmajunkie.com)
Undefeated Polish welterweight Pawel Pawlak (10-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his promotional debut against Peter Sobotta (13-4-1 MMA, 0-3 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 41.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 1:17PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
ONE FC Continues to Bolster Its Ranks with Five More Elite Signings
(mmaweekly.com)
ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its talent-rich roster with a series of signings of champions from around the world. England’s Chi Lewis Parry, China’s Ji Xian, Ukraine’s Igor Subora, the Philippines’ Cary Bullos and Indonesia’s Yohan Mulia Legowo have all agreed to exclusive contracts with ONE FC, and will be making their respective debuts at a later date.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
Paulo Thiago vs. Gasan Umalatov joins 'UFC Fight Night: Sonnen vs. Wanderlei'
(mmajunkie.com)
A welterweight bout between Paulo Thiago (15-6 MMA, 5-6 UFC) and Gasan Umalatov (14-3-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to the recently announced “UFC Fight Night: Sonnen vs. Wanderlei” card.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kamaka releases statement on Tynanes KOTC forgery
(bloodyelbow.com)
In an official statement to Bloody Elbow, Lowen Tynanes' former coach, Kai Kamaka admits to have signed the KOTC deal in question, but maintains that it was done with his former student's full consent. Read the full statement here.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Jussier Formiga doesn't believe head butt was deciding blow at UFC Fight Night 38
(mmajunkie.com)
NATAL, Brazil – While opponent Scott Jorgensen believes it was a head butt that rocked him moments before he was choked out by Jussier Formiga, the Brazilian flyweight isn’t so convinced.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 3:36AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 38 draws reported 6,828 attendance
(mmajunkie.com)
NATAL, Brazil – Sunday night’s UFC Fight Night 38 event drew an announced attendance of 6,828.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 3:35AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chael Sonnen-Wanderlei Silva official for May 31 card in Sao Paulo, Brazil
(mmajunkie.com)
NATAL, Brazil – The UFC’s return to Brazil in May now is official, and the promotion will return to Sao Paulo with Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva in the main event.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 3:34AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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