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Ronda Rousey defends title vs. Alexis Davis at UFC 175
The UFC’s Independence Day pay-per-view just got a little bit bigger, and the speculation on who Ronda Rousey will fight next can be put to rest.
Submitted Apr 12, 2014 1:01AM by nirvana184 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Nogueira Wants Third Mir Fight Before Retiring
Frank Mir knocked out Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, then submitted "Minotauro" in their rematch. Now, the Brazilian wants to get one of those finishes back before calling it a career.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 8:45PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
Johnny Bedford Explains Fiery Post-Fight Reaction After Headbutt Results in No Contest
Johnny Bedford was ecstatic after UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi opponent Rani Yahya crashed to the canvas and the referee stepped in to halt the bout.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 8:43PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC anticipates quick return to Abu Dhabi, targeting 'The Ultimate Fighter' for Middle East
ABU DHABI – The UFC took four years to return to Abu Dhabi following its initial visit to the United Arab Emirates’ second most populous city, but the locale may soon become an annual destination.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 8:37PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
After no-contest, UFC exec hints at Johnny Bedford vs. Rani Yahya rematch
Following the result of UFC Fight Night 39's event opener, a UFC executive said the promotion could rebook a bantamweight bout between Johnny Bedford (19-10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Rani Yahya (19-8 MMA, 4-2 UFC).
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 8:36PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Tyrone Spong: If I fully commit to MMA, of course I would want to be in the UFC
Tyrone Spong told Bloody Elbow that while he is satisfied with WSOF, he would want to join the UFC if he were to commit to MMA full time.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 8:33PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rashad Evans reacts to Overeem departing The Blackzilians
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion is a key part of The Blackzilians team, being a founder member and informal team captain. UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem departed the team earlier this week; Evans tells Bloody Elbow he never felt the Dutchman's heart was really in it in the first place.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 8:32PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Jim Alers wants McGregor next
UFC featherweight Jim Alers won an exciting debut bout against fellow newcomer Alan Omer, and he had a very specific fighter in mind for his next fight.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 6:07PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 39 attendance pushes gate to $1.8 million
ABU DHABI – The UFC’s return to the Middle East resulted in healthy attendance and live-gate figures.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 5:24PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFN results: Nelson, Guida, Kawajiri win bonuses
“Big Country” earned a $50, 000 bonus for his brutal KO of “Minotauro” Nogueira, while Guida vs Kawajiri won FOTN.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 5:22PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Luke Zachrich, Ray Borg make octagon debuts at UFC on FOX 11, 13-bout lineup set
Two UFC newcomers will make their official UFC debuts next week at UFC on FOX 11, officials recently announced.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 1:07PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Leonard Garcia vs. Damon Jackson title fight headlines Legacy FC 33
Leonard Garcia (18-11-1) will look to register his first successful title defense when he meets undefeated Damon Jackson (8-0) in July at Legacy FC 33.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 1:06PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Cage Warriors 67 weigh-in results: Brett Johns misses weight, stripped of title
Saturday’s Cage Warriors 67 main event will still have a title on the line, but only for one fighter.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 1:05PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Barao says he would fight his friend Moraes 8
Renan Barao said he would put his friendship Marlon Moraes aside for a moment if they need to fight in the future.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 1:02PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Ortiz-Shlemenko booked for Bellator PPV
Alexander Shlemenko will do battle with Tito Ortiz at Bellator’s inaugural pay-per-view.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 12:57PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Alexander Shlemenko calls out Tito Ortiz for Bellator pay-per-view; Ortiz accepts challenge
Less than two weeks removed from his 50th career victory, 13th straight win and fourth straight win in a title fight, Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko knows when he wants to get back to work.
Submitted Apr 11, 2014 2:39AM by LooseCannon - 17 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Bellator 116 weigh-in results: All heavyweight tourney semifinalists on weight
All four big men in the Bellator MMA Season 10 heavyweight tournament have made weight for their semifinal-round matchups.
Submitted Apr 10, 2014 9:29PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Daniel Cormier targeted for spot on UFC 173 main card against either Dan Henderson or Ryan Bader
The UFC is planning another card reshuffling, which could affect UFC 173, 174, and 175.
Submitted Apr 10, 2014 9:27PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Welcome to the UFC Ray Borg
Following his win over fellow 125 lb prospect Nick Urso at Legacy FC 30, the UFC has signed undefeated Ray Borg to a 4 fight contract.
Submitted Apr 10, 2014 9:25PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC champ Jon Jones offers $1,500 reward for missing rare cat
Jon Jones has enough on his plate later this month in Baltimore, but now he has the stress of a missing pet to deal with, as well. Jones, the UFC’s light heavyweight champion, has offered a $1,500 reward for the return of Mufasa, a rare cat breed, the fighter told KRQE News in Albuquerque, N.M., where he trains at the Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA camp. Jones (19-1 MMA, 13-1 UFC) is preparing for his latest title defense later this month at UFC 172 against Glover Teixeira (22-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) on April 26 in Baltimore. Mufasa, apparently named after the father lion in the Disney animated classic “The Lion King,” is about 20 pounds, Jones said. The cat is a cross between an African serval and a domestic house cat and is known as a Savannah cat.
Submitted Apr 10, 2014 6:55PM by DrivenDavies15 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
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