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Mark Hunt to retire from MMA after fulfilling new six-fight deal with UFC
So much for those unemployment rumors.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 11:31PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
White says Aldo mistranslated; coach says shove came after Mendes promised beatdown
Despite an interview to the contrary, UFC President Dana White said featherweight champ Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) wasn’t playing when he shoved Chad Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) earlier this week at a press conference in Brazil in support of their rematch at UFC 179.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 11:27PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
WSOF to launch amateur series in 2015, promises to award pro contracts
The Las Vegas-based WSOF organization will try its hand and promoting amateur MMA fights in 2015.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 7:52PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
UFC's Mexican debut sells out 20,000 seats in just eight hours
UFC President Dana White has long desired for his promotion to establish a presence in Mexico. If initial ticket sales are any indication, White’s persistence in the market may very well be rewarded.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 7:52PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC targeting Tyron Woodley vs. Hector Lombard, pending Woodley's approval
UFC President Dana White said a potential welterweight fight between Tyron Woodley (14-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Hector Lombard (34-4-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is a go – if Woodley agrees.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 5:26PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Overeem says he weighs just 210 lbs now
For some weird reason, people love talking about Alistair Overeem's weight. So much so that he receives Tweet of the Day honors for getting the internet in a frenzy and reigniting all the talk about him slimming down -- all with a single typo tweet.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 5:24PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
Paul Daley gets new opponent for BAMMA 16
Paul Daley’s last bout before returning to Bellator won’t be against Igor Fernandes.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 2:22PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Leonardo Santos vs. Efrain Escudero, Francisco Trinaldo vs. Leandro Silva now set for UFC Fight Night 51
UFC’s return to Brazil has a pair of new match-ups set.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 2:21PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Aoki open to Gracie rematch in MMA or Metamoris
Shinya Aoki has finished his opponent in four of his last five MMA bouts, and that’s one of the reasons why he won’t be back to the featherweight division again in the future.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 2:20PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Max Holloway in for 'Zombie' vs. Akira Corassani at UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden
After losing his co-main event opponent, Akira Corassani has a new foe for Stockholm.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 2:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
ONE FC 19 weigh-in results: Three title fights, including Suzuki-Askren, official in Dubai
The weigh-ins for Friday’s ONE FC 19 are in the books, and the nine-fight card is official in Dubai, including the three title fights at the top of the bill.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
Patrick Holohan meets Louis Gaudinot at UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax
After his thrilling first-round win in front of his home fans, Patrick Holohan is set for his next UFC challenge.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
'Rumble' calls out Gustafsson for title eliminator
UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson took to Facebook to respectfully call out Alexander Gustafsson for a No. 1 contender match-up.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC moving to unannounced blood and urine drug testing 'hopefully in the next three or four months'
The UFC says that they will be changing their drug testing program to unannounced, year round blood and urine testing. This would represent a significant shift in philosophy for the promotion.
Submitted Aug 28, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Three of Boxing’s Four Largest Organizations to Implement use of Instant Replay
Following annual meetings in June, it has been confirmed that instant replay will be used in world championship fights and any other affiliated championship of the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association and the International Boxing Federation effective immediately.
Submitted Aug 27, 2014 10:17PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Mayweather-Maidana 2 will Start an Hour Earlier than Traditional Boxing Pay-Per-Views
The highly anticipated rematch pitting Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Marcos Maidana will start an hour earlier than the norm when it comes to boxing pay-per-views.
Submitted Aug 27, 2014 10:16PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Nevada Attorney General requests that commission deny Wanderlei Silva's motion for disciplinary dismissal
The ongoing saga between the Nevada Athletic Commission and Wanderlei Silva is a long way from over. This time the Nevada Attorney General wants to trump Silva's trump card, and has asked the NAC to deny the last-minute motion Silva filed last week to dismiss disciplinary action for evading a random drug test in May.
Submitted Aug 27, 2014 10:15PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Serious bone infection will keep Maia sidelined
After going his first 19 fights in the UFC without ever pulling out of an announced bout, Demian Maia has hit a tough skid.
Submitted Aug 27, 2014 10:14PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Lyoto Machida eying a bout with CB Dollaway
With the UFC's middleweight division in a state of flux as champion Chris Weidman waits to make his next title defense against Vitor Belfort in December, other top contenders are trying land dance partners.
Submitted Aug 27, 2014 10:13PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
OSP vs. 'Feijao' slated for UFC Fight Night Brazil
Two of Ryan Bader's latest victims, Ovince St. Preux and Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante, will look to climb back into the win column when they collide in a light heavyweight battle on November 8th at the UFC Fight Night card in Uberlandia, Brazil.
Submitted Aug 27, 2014 10:12PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
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