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Overeem Compares Roy Nelson to The Hulk: ‘Every Time I Hit Him, He Got More Angry’
Overeem Compares Roy Nelson to The Hulk: ‘Every Time I Hit Him, He Got More Angry’.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 3:02PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
After UFC-debut win, Joseph Duffy undecided on potential move down to featherweight
DALLAS – Perhaps Joseph Duffy isn’t going to celebrate his UFC-debut win with a move down to featherweight, after all.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 3:00PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Despite late kick to Sergio Pettis' pants, Dana White all good with Ryan Benoit
DALLAS – UFC President Dana White said he was on Twitter when UFC flyweight Ryan Benoit got overheated following a knockout of Sergio Pettis and let fly a kick that landed after the bell.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 2:58PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
Johny Hendricks not 'going to lie,' wants champ Robbie Lawler at Houston's UFC 192
DALLAS – In a perfect world, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will fight twice in 2015, never leave his home state, and have the belt back around his waist by year’s end.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 2:55PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White interested in Alistair Overeem vs. Junior dos Santos next
Following an impressive, albeit tentative, performance from on Saturday night against Roy Nelson, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is already being thrust into new berths moments after earning the victory.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 11:09AM by Budgellism - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
White: Rafael dos Anjos injured, but likely to meet Cerrone-Nurmagomedov winner
Newly minted UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos’ performance against Anthony Pettis was shocking to behold, but it might be all the more impressive considering an obstacle he overcame to make it to the fight. Dos Anjos (24-7 MMA, 12-5 UFC), according to UFC President Dana White, tore his medial collateral ligament (MCL) two weeks prior to his title-winning headliner against champ Pettis (18-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) on Saturday at UFC 185. White, speaking to MMAjunkie at the post-event news conference at Dallas’ American Airlines Center, joked: “Just my luck, guy who wins the title is hurt.” Pettis, of course, emerged from a title winning performance in August 2013 with an injured knee that kept him sidelined for more than a year. Dos Anjos’ injury, however, might not be as severe. An MCL injury is considered less severe than a tear of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), which Pettis suffered.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 3:23AM by Budgellism - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC sets event returns to Houston, San Diego and Nashville later this year
The UFC on Saturday made official the locations for three upcoming events in three different parts of the country. The UFC 192 pay-per-view will take place Oct. 3 at Toyota Center in Houston. UFC Fight Night 75 is set for Aug. 8 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. And UFC Fight Night 72 will go down July 15 at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. No headliners were announced for any of the three cards.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 3:22AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 185 bonuses: Who joined the two new champs with $50,000 checks?
DALLAS – Rafael dos Anjos, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Ross Pearson and Beneil Dariush each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC 185 event. All four won “Performance of the Night” bonuses; no “Fight of the Night” honor was given. UFC President Dana White announced the winners at the post-event news conference, which MMAjunkie attended.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 3:21AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 185 weigh-in results: Pettis-dos Anjos, Esparza-Jedrzejczyk on
DALLAS – MMAjunkie was on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC 185 fighter weigh-ins, where all fighters on the main card made weight for Saturday’s event.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
WSOF champ Palhares to undergo knee surgery Friday
World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares eyes a July return against Jake Shields after going under the knife in Brazil.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 4:17PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Boxer Andre Berto won't rule out MMA crossover
Andre Berto, who headlines Premier Boxing Champions' first Spike TV event Friday, has a family full of MMA fighters. And he has considered becoming one, too.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 4:16PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
Jose Aldo Promises Announcement After Title Defense Against McGregor at UFC 189
Jose Aldo Promises Announcement After Title Defense Against McGregor at UFC 189.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 4:12PM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
Lightweights, welterweights invited to tryouts for 'TUF 22' in April in Las Vegas
Open fighter tryouts for Season 22 of “The Ultimate Fighter” are slated for April 27 in Las Vegas, with lightweights and welterweights invited.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 4:11PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
Mike Dolce calls out Cris 'Cyborg': She's creating barrier so she can't fight Rousey
Nutritional consultant Mike Dolce thinks Cristiane Justino isn’t really telling the truth when it comes to her desire to fight Ronda Rousey.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:47PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: General MMA
ONE 25 results: Moraes retains flyweight title
ONE flyweight champion Adriano Moraes defending his belt in a one-sided if hard-fought bout opposite Riku Shibuya.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
Nelson not keen on 'point & run' Jackson MMA style
Ahead of his UFC 185 showdown with Alistair Overeem on Saturday night, heavyweight Roy Nelson had some interesting things to say about his opponent and his thoughts on the style of Greg Jackson's fighters.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Rick Story training partner abuse allegations re-emerge
UFC welterweight Rick Story has been accused of abusing training partners before, and a new story has brought those allegations back into the spotlight.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
A Sneak Peek at CES 28
A piece over at HOV-MMA about CES 28 tonight on AXS TV. The main event features a well-known fighter in Rick Hawn, but there are a few rising powers on the card that won't be far from UFC after this.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 10:34AM by Svartorm - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
Chris Cariaso: If Henry Cejudo doesn't make weight, I'm not fighting him
If Henry Cejudo doesn’t make weight, Saturday’s UFC 185 event is going to need a new pay-per-view opener. Chris Cariaso (17-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC), who meets Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) in the first PPV bout at Dallas’ American Airlines Center, is putting his foot down when it comes to the former Olympic gold-medal wrestler, who’s repeatedly struggled to make the 126-pound limit for the flyweight division. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 8:55AM by Wez - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Former UFC Heavyweight Pat Barry Forced Out of Glory 20 Due to Injury
Former UFC Heavyweight Pat Barry Forced Out of Glory 20 Due to Injury.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 2:48AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
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