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Half the seating closed off for UFC 186
Presumably due to very slow ticket sales in Montreal, the UFC has apparently closed off the whole upper bowl of Bell Centre seating a few days before UFC 186.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 7:46PM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jacare wants title fight against Belfort in Brazil
Ronaldo Jacare will root for fellow countryman Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 and wishes they can fight for the belt in their homeland. He also believes he deserves the shot more than Luke Rockhold.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 7:45PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
With 'Rampage' back in, Steve Bosse will get show money for UFC 186 in Montreal
MONTREAL – Steve Bosse’s game of musical chairs for UFC 186 wrapped up earlier this week, but the fighter won’t be completely shut out.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 7:40PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Sean Spencer out at UFC 187, promotion seeking opponent for Mike Pyle
Sean Spencer is going to have to wait a little longer to bounce back from being robbed by the judges in his most recent outing.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 7:38PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Takanori Gomi vs. Joe Lauzon added to UFC on FOX 16 in July
A lightweight contest between Japanese superstar Takanori Gomi (35-10 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and “Fight Night” bonus machine Joe Lauzon (24-10 MMA, 11-7 UFC) has been added to UFC on FOX 16.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
GSP 'wants one more fight,' says manager
Georges St-Pierre's manager Stephane Patry has assured fans that the former long-time champ will return to the Octagon for one more fight.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
ONE Championship 26 weigh-in results: Champ Ben Askren, Luis Santos hit marks
The main event title fight for Friday’s ONE Championship 26 event is now set.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
Kennedy wants 'loser leaves UFC' fight with Machida
Earlier this year Tim Kennedy indicated while he wasn't exactly retired, he wasn't exactly hungry for a fight either. But now Kennedy may have found the "something special" he was looking for.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 12:28AM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Iaquinta, Dariush want to tangle in July 4
Serra-Longo's Al Iaquinta and Kings MMA's Beneil Dariush are two of the hottest prospects in the UFC's lightweight division. Now they're looking towards each other for their next test.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 12:27AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Yoel Romero Elects Against Surgery for Torn Meniscus; Still Wants ‘Jacare’ Fight
Yoel Romero Elects Against Surgery for Torn Meniscus; Still Wants ‘Jacare’ Fight.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 12:24AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
DISH Network not carrying UFC 186, future pay-per-view events due to 'contractual issues'
If you're a DISH Network television subscriber, you won't be able to order UFC 186 or future UFC pay-per-views.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 12:20AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Erick Silva vs. Rick Story reportedly to headline TUF: Brazil 4 finale card in Sao Paulo
Welterweights Erick Silva and Rick Story will reportedly pose as the main event of the evening on June 27th in Sao Paulo for the TUF: Brazil finale card.
Submitted Apr 23, 2015 12:17AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
CES June 12 AXS TV Card Filling Up Fast
Rhode Island’s CES MMA returns to the Twin River Casino & on AXS TV June 12 in Lincoln, RI. The card is quickly filling up, and will be headlined by a Welterweight Title defense. The main event pits Champion Chuck O’Neil defending his title for a second time against Ohio native Dominique Steele. O’Neil is coming off that amazing 11 second KO over Manny Walo in January. He is on a 4 fight win streak, with three finishes. Steele, a veteran of both Strikeforce & Bellator, has won 6 of 7 bouts. Two of those victories include big show vets Ryan Thomas & Dan Hornbuckle. O’Neil recently made a foray into professional wrestling in a match against teammate Eric Spicely. Spicely will also be on the card, the undefeated submission ace takes a big step up in competition as he takes on the #1 ranked middleweight Harley Beekman. Chuck O’Neil (15-6-0) Mass BJJ vs. Dominique Steele (12-5-0) Aron Thomas Jiu Jitsu-Welterweight Title Matt Bessette (14-6-0) Underdog BJJ vs. Lazar Stojadinovic (9-5-0) ATT PJ Rogers (2-1-0) RAM vs. Evan Parker (4-3-0) Fighting Arts Factory Joe Pingitore (3-1-1) NEC vs. James Murrin (3-2-0) Broadway Jiu Jitsu Jesse Gutierrez (1-0-0) Connors MMA vs. Kody Nordby (3-3-0) B&F Boxing Eric Spicely (6-0-0) Tim Burrill’s BJJ vs. Harley Beekman (7-2-0) Bombsquad Devin Pilkington (0-2-0) NEC vs. Randy Costa (0-0-0) Lauzon MMA
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:59PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Cast Revealed
The second season of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America will premiere starting the week of August 26 on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, Televisa PM Channel 5 in Mexico, UFC Network and additional Free-to-Air Networks in Latin America. LIGHTWEIGHT César Arzamendia (6-1), 23, Alto Parana, Paraguay Enrique Barzola (10-2), 25, Lima, Peru Horacio Gutiérrez (3-1), 24, Guadalajara, Mexico Oliver Meza (3-0), 28, Panama City, Panama Jonathan Ortega (7-2-1), 31, Temuco, Chile Marco Polo Reyes (19-7), 30, Mexicali, Mexico Daniel Salas (15-5), DF, Mexico Christihian Soto (5-4), 31, Managua, Nicaragua WELTERWEIGHT Héctor Aldana (5-0), 26, San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico Wilmer Fernández (7-1), 33, San Pedro Sula, Honduras Alvaro Herrera (8-3), 29, Guadalajara, Mexico Enrique Marín (8-2), 28, Sevilla, Spain Kevin Medinilla (5-0), 23, Buenos Aires, Argentina Erick Montaño (9-5), 29, DF, Mexico Marco Olano (6-1), 21, Lima, Peru Vernon Ramos (3-0), 22, La Fontana, Panama
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:53PM by JLS1980 - 4 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
Bellator Vet ‘Frodo’ Khasbulaev Joins WSOF Roster, Meets Rick Glenn On June 5
After more than a two-year hiatus, Magomedrasul Khasbulaev will return to active competition at WSOF 21. Promotion officials announced on Wednesday that the Dagestani known as “Frodo” will face former featherweight titlist Rick Glenn on the June 5 card, which takes place at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:44PM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Alan Jouban vs. Matt Dwyer booked for UFC Fight Night 71 in San Diego
The UFC’s return to Southern California in July has a new welterweight bout on tap. Alan Jouban (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) will take on Matt Dwyer (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 71. UFC officials announced the new bout today. With the addition, UFC Fight Night 71 now includes: Todd Duffee vs. Frank Mir Tony Ferguson vs. Josh Thomson Igor Araujo vs. Sean Strickland Manny Gamburyan vs. Scott Jorgensen Matt Dwyer vs. Alan Jouban
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:38PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago gets lightweight bout with Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov
Another lightweight tilt has made its way onto the latest UFC on FOX card to hit Chicago. Danny Castillo (17-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is set to take on Rustam Khabilov (17-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) this July in the Windy City. UFC officials announced the fight today. The bout was first reported by FOXSports.com. With the addition, the UFC on FOX 16 card now includes: Champ T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao – for bantamweight title Myles Jury vs. Anthony Pettis Jessica Eye vs. Miesha Tate Erik Koch vs. Ramsey Nijem Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:35PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chris Honeycutt vs. Paul Bradley added to July's Bellator 140 in Connecticut
Bellator 140 has received a big addition with a new welterweight bout for its return to Connecticut in July. Chris Honeycutt (6-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) will meet Paul Bradley (22-6 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) at Bellator 140. Promotion officials announced the new pairing today. The latest Bellator 140 card now includes: Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov – For the Bellator welterweight championship Chris Honeycutt vs. Paul Bradley
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:29PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
Lightweights Ramsey Nijem, Erik Koch booked for UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago
The UFC’s first visit to the Windy City during the summer months has a new lightweight bout added to the bill. Erik Koch (14-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will meet Ramsey Nijem (9-5 MMA, 5-4 UFC) at UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago. UFC officials announced the new fight booking today following an initial report from FOXSports.com. With the addition, the UFC on FOX 16 card now includes: Champ T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao – for bantamweight title Myles Jury vs. Anthony Pettis Jessica Eye vs. Miesha Tate Erik Koch vs. Ramsey Nijem
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:26PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Matt Brown vs. Tim Means added to UFC 189
UFC 189 continues to grow with the announcement of a welterweight fight between Matt Brown (19-13 MMA, 12-7 UFC) and Tim Means (24-6-1 MMA, 6-3 UFC). The fight was announced during America’s Pregame on Fox Sports 1. UFC 189 takes place July 11 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. With the addition, UFC 189 now includes: Champ Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor – for featherweight title Champ Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald – for welterweight title Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens John Hathaway vs. Gunnar Nelson Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard Alex Garcia vs. Mike Swick Matt Brown vs. Tim Means Henry Briones vs. Cody Garbrandt
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 12:29AM by Budgellism - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
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