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Page 61 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Johny Hendricks says he has torn bicep, will undergo surgery on Monday
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has revealed that he has a torn bicep and will undergo surgery to fix the injury next Monday.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 1:02PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Tyron Woodley calls Joe Rogan's UFC 171 commentary 'horrendous,' feels he's being punished for being in shape
(mmafighting.com)
With his UFC 171 victory over Carlos Condit undeniably marred by injury, Tyron Woodley feels he's been unfairly characterized as just a fitness model brawler. Oft criticized for a slowing workrate during later rounds, Woodley experienced a noticeable drop-off in a split decision loss to Jake Shields at UFC 161 last June. Conversely, Woodley's best work typically comes in the form of spectacular first-round knockouts, as Josh Koscheck learned at UFC 167 in November.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 12:13PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Luke Barnatt wants Carmont, 'TUF' coaching gig, to be face of European MMA
(mmajunkie.com)
Luke Barnatt has some lofty goals, but he can state each one – including a desired fight with fellow middleweight Francis Carmont – with remarkable clarity.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator 113's Patricky Freire may move to U.S., where 'justice actually works'
(mmajunkie.com)
As Patricky Freire prepares to enter his third Bellator MMA tournament, the Brazilian is considering a potential full-time move to the U.S. “Pitbull” said things back home are a big reason why.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Shogun admits he lacked motivation
(bloodyelbow.com)
Mauricio "Shogun" Rua now trains with Demian Maia in Sao Paulo and thinks that he now knows Dan Henderson's game enough to avenge his loss in their first fight in the rematch at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Herb Dean addresses UFC 169 and UFC 170 stoppages
(bloodyelbow.com)
Herb Dean talks about the controversial stoppages he made in two recent UFC title fights
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
New drug test is up to 1000x more sensitive
(bloodyelbow.com)
Researchers discover a way to make urine testing 1,000 times more sensitive and increase the PED detection window.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
UFC 171 prelims viewership numbers at 305,000
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC 171 on FS2 prelim viewership numbers in at just 1/3 their last outing on sister network, FS1.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 1:10AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale and UFC Fan Expo 2014 all announced for July 4 weekend at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas
(mmamania.com)
Las Vegas, Nevada, will be the place to be this Fourth of July weekend for fans of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 1:09AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anthony Njokuani meets Vinc Pichel at UFC 173 in May in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s Memorial Day weekend card in Las Vegas is one step closer to complete with the addition of a new lightweight bout.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 11:03PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Daniel Sarafian meets Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC 174 in Vancouver
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to Vancouver in June has its first official fight.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 11:02PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tyron Woodley: Lost PPV buys forced UFC to repackage 'prince' Rory MacDonald as the next Georges St. Pierre
(mmamania.com)
In addition, "The Chosen One" believes he deserves a title shot after wrecking Carlos Condit.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:45PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Buchinger vacates title, Ray-Warburton meet for belt at Cage Warriors 69
(mmajunkie.com)
Cage Warriors Fighting Championship will crown a new lightweight champion in June.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:43PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
NSAC tests WSOF 9 headliner Rousimar Palhares, but promotion has a backup plan
(mmajunkie.com)
World Series of Fighting 9 welterweight Rousimar Palhares (15-5) is scheduled to fight the promotion’s 170-pound champ, but he won’t be licensed until he passes a drug test.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:42PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Strawweight women invited to tryouts for 'TUF 20' in April in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
Open fighter tryouts for Season 20 of “The Ultimate Fighter” are slated for April 28 in Las Vegas, with women’s strawweights invited.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:41PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
April 25th earmarked for next Titan FC event
(bloodyelbow.com)
Titan FC owner, Jeff Aronson happy with numbers from first event under his command; gives date/time for next event.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:38PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Lance Benoist vs. Bobby Voelker added to June UFC event in Albuquerque
(bloodyelbow.com)
A second bout has been added to the UFC event in Albuquerque on June 7th.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
St. Pierre at Odds with UFC Brass
(sports.yahoo.com)
Despite comments from UFC president Dana White that he "knew for a fact" that former champion Georges St. Pierre would return from his self-imposed UFC exile, an interview with St. Pierre this week makes it seem a if the fighter and promotion are further apart than ever. In addition to expressing certainty that GSP would come back, White also dismissed St. Pierre's earlier comments that part of the reason he took a leave of absence from MMA competition was because of concerns he had for illicit performance enhancing drug and treatment use among fighters and lax testing by the promotion and regulatory bodies.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 3:48PM by tallica62 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bendo/Khabilov five-rounder set for June 7th
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former lightweight champion Ben Henderson will take part in a five-round main event opposite Rustam Khabilov this June in New Mexico.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 2:47PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
MacDonald Battles Unknown Hand Injury
(mmamania.com)
In a recent interview, Michael McDonald explained that Urijah Faber loss at UFC on FOX 9 wasn't all that bad for his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. He also went on to describe a mysterious hand injury that is holding up his Octagon return.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
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