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UFC 159 Weigh In Results
The official UFC 159 weigh-in results include: MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Chael Sonnen (205) - for light-heavyweight title Alan Belcher (185) vs. Michael Bisping (186) Cheick Kongo (237) vs. Roy Nelson (258) Phil Davis (205) vs. Vinny Magalhaes (205.5) Pat Healy (155.5) vs. Jim Miller (155) PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET) Rustam Khabilov (156) vs. Yancy Medeiros (155.5) Ovince St. Preux (206) vs. Gian Villante (206) Sheila Gaff (133) vs. Sara McMann (134) Johnny Bedford (136) vs. Bryan Caraway (136) PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:30 p.m. ET) Leonard Garcia (145) vs. Cody McKenzie (145) Nick Catone (173) vs. James Head (170.25)* Kurt Holobaugh (145) vs. Steven Siler (145.25) * - Catone has been fined 20 percent of his purse, but the fight will go on as scheduled
Submitted Apr 26, 2013 9:33PM by kopower - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ed Herman vs. Trevor Smith added to July's UFC on FOX 8 event
A middleweight matchup between four-time Strikeforce veteran Trevor Smith and "The Ultimate Fighter 3" finalist Ed Herman is the latest edition to July' UFC on FOX 8 event.
Submitted Apr 26, 2013 8:37PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Roy Nelson: “I Could Probably Lose and Still Get a Title Shot”
UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson has become a bastion for the overweight bearded man since winning the tenth season of The Ultimate Fighter reality show. Known for his propensity to pick up a box of donuts over a vial of TRT, “Big Country” has long been a fan-favorite...
Submitted Apr 26, 2013 12:39PM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
'ONE FC 9: Rise to Power' main card adds Docyogen-Urushitani, Eustaquio-Leone
The main card is set for next month's "ONE FC 9: Rise to Power" event with the recent addition of two flyweight bouts.
Submitted Apr 26, 2013 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Mother of Phil Davis' child claims Davis choked her during sex as she plead for him to stop; threatened to kill her
Top ten UFC fighter Phil Davis is being accused of violent sex against the wishes of his baby's mother who also claims Davis threatened to kill her numerous times.
Submitted Apr 26, 2013 11:10AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
DDP, Sinosic, Shamrock, Baroni, Varner and more give UFC 159 Predictions

Muhsin Corbbrey (15-7-2 MMA, Pro Boxer, Kickboxer and ESPN Asia Veteran) - “Jon Jones wins this fight via superior athletics and skill, I think it’ll make it to the third round and Sonnen may even get him down early via the takedown. But I think ‘Bones’ stops him with strikes in the 3rd.” Jamie Varner (21-7-1-2, former WEC Lightweight Champion) - “Jones wins even though I am a Sonnen fan.” Shayna Baszler (15-8, FCF Women’s Bantamweight Grand Prix Champion) – “Instead of analyzing this with rational and all that, I’m totally fanning out and cheering for Chael!!” Frank Shamrock (23-10-2, Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, WEC Light Heavyweight Champion & Strikeforce Middleweight Champion) – “Bones Jones wins via TKO, then Sonnen retires and works on FOX telecast.”
Submitted Apr 26, 2013 3:44AM by nwowolfpack - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, General MMA, MMA Personalities
UFC 159's Alan Belcher 'kind of bored' with Bisping antics, 'ready to fight'
"You're getting your ass kicked on Saturday night, bro," Michael Bisping spat at Alan Belcher after squaring off following a pre-event media day for UFC 159. "You're getting knocked out," Belcher replied with a big grin.
Submitted Apr 26, 2013 12:01AM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Roy Nelson believes impressive UFC 159 win over Kongo could lead to title shot
Know that classic MMA fighter adage of "Whoever the UFC puts in front of me"? Yeah, well not Roy Nelson. Not Roy Nelson at all. "I say, 'Whoever has the gold!" Nelson told MMAjunkie.com.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 11:59PM by prophecy033 - 5 comments
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UFC 159's Cheick Kongo takes 'skinny and small' mental approach for Roy Nelson
Cheick Kongo isn't a small man, but before every fight, he imagines himself as one. The UFC heavyweight, who's more gentle giant than towering bruiser, said it's his way of rising to a challenge before he gets into the cage.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 11:57PM by prophecy033 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Barring another injury, UFC champ Dominick Cruz won't be stripped of title
UFC President Dana White said he recently spoke to injured UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and that things are looking good for an upcoming return.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 11:55PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
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UFC champ Jones wants fight with Gustafsson, eyes spot on future FOX card
If he gets by Chael Sonnen in Saturday's UFC 159 headliner, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has two goals: a fight with Alexander Gustafsson and a spot on a future UFC on FOX card.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 11:54PM by prophecy033 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Chael Sonnen would have sued Jon Jones for 'reckless' steroid accusations
MMA Fighting caught up with the Light Heavyweight contender to get his response to Jones' resent statement that he'd been taking steroids throughout his career.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 11:26PM by prophecy033 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jon Jones: 'People like Matt Mitrione are scumbags'
Ahead of his UFC 159 bout with Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones calls Matt Mitrione a "scumbag" for his comments on transgender fighter Fallon Fox.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 2:14PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Georges St-Pierre All But Closes the Door on Anderson Silva Superfight
The idea of UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre moving up a division to face middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva in a superfight has been kicked around for years. It’s a promotional dream, but St-Pierre on Tuesday all but closed the door on the possibility of fighting Silva… at least in the near term. The 31-year-old Canadian appeared on UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s latest podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, and said he’d likely face Johny Hendricks next. St-Pierre had cleared out the 170-pound division before suffering an ACL injury that required surgery and extensive rehabilitation while preparing to face Nick Diaz at UFC 143. The knee injury sidelined the champion for 19 months, and new contenders emerged in his absence. “I need to do stuff in my division before I take (a superfight) because it has moved now,” said St-Pierre.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 1:33PM by jjeans - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jeff Curran hopes drop to flyweight can lead to one more crack at UFC
Some would say what Jeff Curran is embarking on is ambitious. Others might call it downright nuts.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jason High replaces John Hathaway, meets Erick Silva at UFC on FUEL TV 10
Jason High has replaced John Hathaway and now meets fellow welterweight Erick Silva at UFC on FUEL TV 10.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
GSP: Get Rid of Rounds in MMA
There’s a lot of things I would change in the sport. First of all, the time, there’s no time, no round. Seriously, I believe it is stupid, the round. If you want to see who’s the best man, let them fight, you know? Fifteen minutes or maybe 25 minutes for the championship. No rounds. Why the round? Why are we trying to be like boxing? We’re not boxers — they did rounds to be like boxing to be accepted as a sport. Yeah, of course, 100 percent (there would be more finishes). No rounds. I think it’s ridiculous. 100 percent I would rather fight with a rule like this, I think it’s more honest, like, who’s the better man? Let them fight.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 10:50AM by bjj1605 - 20 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White issues challenge to boxer Tyson Fury: 'You will get smashed'
NEW YORK CITY – Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury has an open invitation to step in the octagon and fight MMA.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 12:35AM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
Matt Mitrione no longer suspended, meets Brendan Schaub at UFC on FOX 8
Sixteen days after he was suspended by the UFC for transphobic comments directed toward transgender fighter Fallon Fox, Matt Mitrione has been booked for his next fight.
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 12:34AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
Vinny Magalhaes says they'll need two referees for his UFC 159 bout with Phil Davis
Vinny Magalhaes and Phil Davis have traded taunts over the Internet for months. They're finally about to get into the Octagon and settle their differences, as the light heavyweight contenders will square off at UFC 159 at Newark's Prudential Center on Saturday. But on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Magalhaes had one final message for his rival: Bring an ice pack. "I hope they could have two referees in the cage, because if I get a chance, I'm going to pop his arm," Magalhaes said. "I did that against Igor [Pokrajac], I tapped him out and I kept holding. And I think its not going to be any different for Phil. If I get him into something I'm going to hurt him. I'm not saying break it, just make him feel it for a week. When I fought Igor, three hours later he was still putting ice on his elbow. I think it's not going to be any different with Phil."
Submitted Apr 25, 2013 12:32AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
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