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Nick Pace’s MMA Comeback Begins with His Pro Kickboxing Debut at Glory 9
At just 26 years of age, Nick Pace has already been to the top of the MMA world and now he's working on a comeback.
Submitted Jun 21, 2013 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Dana White says Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey rivalry getting out of hand on Ultimate Fighter set
Dana White tells the media that things are going "bad" on the set of The Ultimate Fighter between old rivals Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey.
Submitted Jun 21, 2013 3:05PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
Seth Petruzelli announces retirement following KO loss at Bellator 96
After nearly 13 years as a professional fighter, Seth Petruzelli will step away from the cage. The 33-year-old Petruzelli made the announcement Friday morning following a knockout loss to Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 96.
Submitted Jun 21, 2013 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Bellator ratings down significantly
Bellator only pulls in 480,000 viewers for Wednesday night's card, down significantly from last season's average of 809,000.
Submitted Jun 21, 2013 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Paul Kelly Speaks From Behind Bars
The news of Paul Kelly’s court case made it to websites and other media outlets around the world, spreading like wildfire. Now, for the first time, Paul has released a statement to The Fight Lounge, regarding the situation.
Submitted Jun 21, 2013 10:16AM by BigBadAl - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Six fights confirmed for WSOF 4 in August, Anthony Johnson vs. Mike Kyle set for WSOF 5 in September
Anthony Johnson is returning to 205 lbs and will go up against Mike Kyle in September, while Tyrone Spong's 2nd MMA fight will come in August.
Submitted Jun 20, 2013 9:38PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Kevin Harvick, Inc. Adds Athlete Management to Its NASCAR Clientele, Signs UFC’s Donald Cerrone
Kevin Harvick, Inc., owned by NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick and wife DeLana, has been a part of NASCAR for a decade and will reach outside of the auto racing industry for the first time to manage athletes. The company announced on Thursday that it has signed UFC lightweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone as its first client.
Submitted Jun 20, 2013 4:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
'Babalu' Sobral on retirement: 'My body cannot continue to do this anymore'
If Renato Sobral has one regret about his final MMA fight, it's that he couldn't make his body do what it used to.
Submitted Jun 20, 2013 4:22PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Sonnen: 'Chicken Belly Nog' pulled a scumbag move
Chael Sonnen is up to his usual tricks, insulting one of the Nogueira brothers after he replaced him in a fight against Shogun Rua.
Submitted Jun 20, 2013 4:20PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Anthony Pettis out for six weeks with knee injury, will not be fighting Ben Henderson at UFC 164
UFC lightweight contender Anthony Pettis will have to wait a little longer to get his title shot.
Submitted Jun 20, 2013 1:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Season-opener Bellator 99 adds Alexander Shlemenko vs. Doug Marshall title fight
Bellator will kick off its ninth season and conclude its new "Fight Master" reality show on Sept. 7 with Bellator 99, a live event that features a title fight.
Submitted Jun 20, 2013 11:49AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Jacob Volkmann Says He Blacked Out, Had Seizure on Day Before WSOF 3 Win
One day prior to his debut in the World Series of Fighting, Jacob Volkmann took a fall -- not on the mat, but in his Las Vegas hotel room. According to the lightweight, he was taking a nap prior to the WSOF 3 weigh-in when a knock at the door caused him to stir. Dehydrated from cutting weight, Volkmann arose and walked across the room to answer the door, only to soon find himself in a much different state. “The maid knocks on my door and keeps on knocking, and I [thought], ‘I’d better not get up too fast.’ So I got up and walked toward the door, and by the time I got my hand on the door, I blacked out,” Volkman told TJ De Santis during a Wednesday interview on “Beatdown” on the Sherdog Radio Network. “Next thing I remember, I was shaking on the floor, having seizures.”
Submitted Jun 20, 2013 1:59AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Menjivar vs. Yamamoto added to UFC 165 in Sept.
In addition to the Light Heavyweight title fight, UFC 165 will feature a battle between "The Pride of El Salvador" and "Kid" Yamamoto.
Submitted Jun 20, 2013 1:52AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dylan Andrews vs. Papy Abedi added to August's UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 event
A middleweight matchup between "The Ultimate Fighter 17" cast member Dylan Andrews (16-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Swedish contender Papy Abedi (9-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 event. UFC officials today announced the new booking, which sees Abedi move up to 185 pounds after three fights in the octagon at welterweight. The bout was originally reported by Australian news outlet MMA Kanvas. Featuring a welterweight rematch between Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann, UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 takes place Aug. 28 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Submitted Jun 19, 2013 7:56PM by Budgellism - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
No MMA in New York in 2013
MMA finally in the state of New York? Not in 2013. For the fourth straight year, a bill to legalize the sport in New York – currently the only state in the U.S. to ban MMA – cleared the state Senate only to be tabled by the Assembly.
Submitted Jun 19, 2013 7:12PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
UFC's Stefan Struve wants Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira next
UFC heavyweight contender Stefan Struve has an opponent in mind for his next bout, and the young buck is hoping to take out one of the most accomplished veterans in his weight class.
Submitted Jun 19, 2013 7:11PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Lightweights Jamie Varner and Gleison Tibau set for UFC 164 in Milwaukee
The UFC's August return to Milwaukee has a new lightweight fight set for the bill. Former WEC champion Jamie Varner (21-7-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is set to meet Gleison Tibau (27-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) at UFC 164. Sources with knowledge of the bout recently confirmed the fight booking to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com), and UFC officials made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. The latest UFC 164 card includes: Champ Benson Henderson vs. T.J. Grant - for UFC lightweight title Josh Barnett vs. Frank Mir Clay Guida vs. Chad Mendes Erik Koch vs. Dustin Poirier Ben Rothwell vs. Brandon Vera Gleison Tibau vs. Jamie Varner Chico Camus vs. Kyung Ho Kang Nikita Krylov vs. Soa Palelei Tim Elliott vs. Louis Gaudinot Derek Brunson vs. Yoel Romero Magnus Cedenblad vs. Jared Hamman Pascal Krauss vs. Hyun Gyu Lim
Submitted Jun 19, 2013 5:58PM by Budgellism - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Josh Burkman: I wouldn't leave WSOF for UFC
Josh Burkman is a man of his word. So when he signs a contract, you can expect him to fulfill the terms of it. That's why the resurgent welterweight, who upset former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch this past weekend in World Series of Fighting 3's main event, won't be returning to the UFC even if his former home made him a new offer. Right now, his loyalty is to the WSOF, where he's 3-0 with wins over Fitch, Aaron Simpson and Gerald Harris. Now 8-1 since his 2008 UFC release, Burkman recently nabbed an honorable mention slot in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie.com MMA welterweight rankings.
Submitted Jun 19, 2013 4:13PM by DrivenDavies15 - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations, MMA Personalities
UFC's Hector Lombard officially headed to welterweight, wants Nate Marquardt
After his much-anticipated arrival in the UFC middleweight division provided mixed results, Hector Lombard is officially dropping a weight class. Lombard (32-4-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) today confirmed the move to welterweight via Twitter. Additionally, FUEL TV's "UFC Tonight" confirmed the move on Tuesday, with reporter Ariel Helwani reporting Lombard is interested in a fight with Nate Marquardt (32-12-2 MMA, 10-5 UFC). UFC officials haven't confirmed a date or an opponent for the former Bellator champion's next bout.
Submitted Jun 19, 2013 4:11PM by DrivenDavies15 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White: Pretorian 'owes us a lot of money'
A little over a week ago the UFC banned top Brazilian MMA brand Pretorian from appearing on it's fighters in the octagon, now Dana White is talking about why.
Submitted Jun 19, 2013 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
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