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Nate Diaz breaks silence about issues with UFC; Dana White responds
(mmafighting.com)
Nate Diaz hasn't talked to the media since his dominant first-round TKO win overGray Maynard on Nov. 30. He hasn't been necessarily quiet, though, since then either.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 8:03PM by prophecy033 - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Emerson holds McCall ‘indirectly’ responsible for Shane del Rosario’s death
(bloodyelbow.com)
In his Bellator 116 pre-fight interview, Rob Emerson makes a shocking revelation regarding his belief that UFC flyweight Ian McCall was indirectly responsible for Shane del Rosario's death.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 7:35PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Mark Bocek Draws Mike De La Torre For TUF Nations Finale With Evan Dunham Hurt
(mmamania.com)
UFC acted fast after Evan Dunham was injured and bounced from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Nations" Finale on April 16, 2014 in Quebec City, Canada, calling on UFC newcomer Mike De La Torre (12-3) to step up and throw hands on short notice. Hopefully Sarah Kaufman can be as lucky, now that she's without an opponent (again). For the latest TUF: "Nations" fight card and rumors click here.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 3:31PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Joe Pacheco vs. Brandon Halsey elevated to 185 tourney semifinal at Bellator 116
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator MMA’s Season 10 middleweight tournament has gotten a shakeup with a pair of reserve fighters being elevated into the semifinals.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 3:28PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Sarah Kaufman Again Without Opponent; Amanda Nunes Out of TUF Nations Finale Due to Injury
(mmaweekly.com)
Less than a week after agreeing to fight Sarah Kaufman at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale on April 16, Amanda Nunes has had to withdraw from the fight.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 2:21PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Minowaman mangles leg of Swedish opponent making his MMA debut
(bloodyelbow.com)
What's Minowaman been up to lately? Check out this video of his Saturday win over a Swedish opponent with no prior MMA fights.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 2:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Diego Brandao meets RFA champ Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night 5/31
(bloodyelbow.com)
TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao will welcome RFA featherweight champion Brian Ortega to the UFC in a featherweight clash at the UFC Fight Night event on 5/31.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 2:16PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator 115 salaries: Cheick Kongo, Vitaly Minakov lead $154K payroll
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator MMA heavyweight title challenger Cheick Kongo and champion Vitaly Minakov were the top earners at this past Friday’s Bellator 115 event.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Thomas Almeida vs. Aaron Phillips headlines Legacy FC 31 in Louisiana on June 20
(mmajunkie.com)
Legacy Fighting Championship will return in June, and will touch down in Louisiana for the first time.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve cleared by doctors to return from heart condition
(mmajunkie.com)
ABU DHABI – A career once thought to be jeopardized by a rare heart condition is now ready to begin again.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Melvin Guillard signs with WSOF
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC lightweight competitor Melvin Guillard has officially signed with WSOF and is expected to make his debut in the summer.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Broken hand forces Mike Pierce out of May fight with Demian Maia, who awaits new foe
(mmajunkie.com)
A broken hand has forced gritty welterweight Mike Pierce (17-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) out of a planned May meeting in Brazil with grappling ace Demian Maia (18-6 MMA, 12-6 UFC), who now awaits a new opponent.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 1:56AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Josh Samman out of fight with Magalhaes
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC middleweight, Josh Samman forced out of UFC On FOX 11 bout with Caio Magalhaes. In this breaking news interview, he discusses his injury and options.
Submitted Apr 8, 2014 1:55AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Promoter: Holm initially offered $15K/$15K by UFC, could bank $250K for boxing bout
(mmajunkie.com)
Holly Holm‘s immediate schedule is filled with icing sessions and physical therapy, but already her future holds a lucrative prospect.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:35PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Evan Dunham out at TUF Nations Finale, promotion seeks replacement for Mark Bocek
(mmajunkie.com)
Veteran lightweight Evan Dunham (14-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from next week’s TUF Nations Finale event, and UFC officials are now looking for a new opponent for Mark Bocek (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC).
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:34PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White on UFC’s decision to cut Shields: ‘Right now, at this point, he's just another guy’
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC President Dana White spoke with Yahoo Sport’s Kevin Iole regarding his reasons behind cutting welterweight competitor Jake Shields.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dos Santos vs. Miocic moved to Fight Night card, Sonnen/Silva to UFC 175?
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC has once again shaken up the UFC 173 card, and possibly moved another bout to UFC 175.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 9:31PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Oropeza vs. Koreshkov finalizes Bellator 118 on Spike TV from Atlantic City’s Revel Casino on May 2
(mmamania.com)
Dantas vs. Warren Battle In Bantamweight World Title Fight; Philadelphia’s Own Sam Oropeza vs. Andrey Koreshkov In Welterweight Semifinals, Plus Loaded Preliminary Card.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 8:02PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Despite frozen contract, UFC will pay for Georges St-Pierre's ACL surgery
(mmajunkie.com)
Even though Georges St-Pierre is not an active fighter, Dana White says the UFC will foot the bill for the former welterweight champion’s ACL surgery this week in Los Angeles.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 3:14PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Eduardo Dantas vs. Joe Warren bantamweight title fight headlines Bellator 118
(mmajunkie.com)
A bantamweight title fight will headline Bellator 118 next month in New Jersey, and a delayed tournament semifinal fight is on tap, as well.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 3:13PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
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