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Matt Brown Transported to Hospital Following Loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC on Fox 12
Matt Brown went all in against Robbie Lawler at UFC on Fox 12 on Saturday, so much so that he wound up being transported to the hospital following the main event.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 11:53PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Kyle Kingsbury retires
Kyle Kingsbury once dragged reality TV to the lowest depths in its shameful history, and tonight he announced his retirement from mixed martial arts.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 11:51PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC on FOX 12 draws reported 11,482 attendance for $735,317 live gate
SAN JOSE – Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 12 event drew an announced attendance of 11,482 and a live gate of $735,317.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 11:50PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC on FOX 12 bonuses: Lawler, Brown, Johnson, Bermudez win $50,000
SAN JOSE – Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown, Anthony Johnson and Dennis Bermudez each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 event.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 11:49PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes II rescheduled for UFC 179 in Rio
SAN JOSE – Following Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 card, UFC President Dana White announced a canceled rematch between featherweight champ Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will headline UFC 179 on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 11:48PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Gas station clerk with MMA training surprises thieves
Score one for the good guys. A southside convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers on July 10 on South Wayside near Interstate 45. Mayura Dissanyake works at a Fuel Depot, but he's also a semi-professional mixed martial arts fighter.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 7:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Melvin Manhoef Suffers Brutal Knockout Loss To Cesar Cordoba In Spain
Things are going from bad to worse for aging striker Melvin Manhoef, who was smashed by Cesar Cordoba last Friday night (July 25, 2014) for International Fighting Championship in Spain. Is it time for the 38-year-old "No Mercy" to say "No More" and call it a career?
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 7:21PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Ernest Chavez vs. Zubaira Tukhugov added to UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden
A featherweight bout between Ernest Chavez (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Zubaira Tukhugov (16-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has joined the lineup for UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Asian champions Michinori Tanaka and Kyung Ho Kang to face off at UFC: Japan
Asian champs and top bantamweight prospects Michinori Tanaka and Kyung Ho Kang are set to face off at UFC: Japan
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Video: Robbie Lawler, Sean Shelby prank Dana White about UFC main-event cancellation
So you’re head of the world’s largest MMA promotion, and 24 hours before a major event on network television, you learn that one of your headliners won’t fight because his opponent failed to make weight. Stressful day for UFC President Dana White, eh? Luckily for the UFC boss, it turned out to be a mean (but pretty funny) prank played by UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby and UFC on FOX 12 headliner Robbie Lawler.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 9:16AM by Shawn91111 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
RFA 16 results: Josh Copeland stops Jan Jorgensen to win heavyweight title
Josh Copeland gave his home fans a good show on Friday, staying unbeaten and winning the RFA heavyweight title in the process.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 1:09AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Bellator 122 results: Koreshkov dominates McDonough to earn welterweight title shot
Andrey Koreshkov made easy work of Adam McDonough and earned his second Bellator MMA welterweight title shot in the process.
Submitted Jul 26, 2014 1:06AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC signs Olympic Gold medalist Henry Cejudo, set to face Scott Jorgensen
The UFC has been home to several Olympians over the years, including medalists Ronda Rousey, Sara McMann, Yoel Romero, and Matt Lindland. But the only Olympic Gold medalists to compete in the Octagon thus far have been 1992 Gold winner in freestyle wrestling Kevin Jackson, and fellow wrestler Mark Schultz, who scored Gold in 1984. That is until today, as the 2008 United States Olympic Gold medal winner in freestyle wrestling, Henry Cejudo, has been signed to a promotional contract that will start with his UFC 177 flyweight bout against Scott Jorgensen on August 30 in Sacramento. “It feels good to be part of the UFC family finally,” said the 27-year-old Cejudo. Cejudo was a highly decorated amateur wrestler, foregoing the traditional college route to train with Team USA in Colorado Springs, and in 2008, he became the youngest American wrestler to win Gold in the Olympics when he defeated Japan’s Tomohiro Matsunaga in Beijing. After missing out on the 2012 Games, Phoenix’ Cejudo transitioned to mixed martial arts, making his pro debut in March of 2013 with an 85-second finish of Michael Poe.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 9:35PM by Shawn91111 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Adidas Announces Partnership with UFC Welterweight Contender Robbie Lawler
UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has Reebok. Now, Robbie Lawler, the division’s potential No. 1 contender, has Adidas.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 8:49PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
TUF Smashes winner Robert Whittaker confirms move to middleweight
The Ultimate Fighter: Smashes winner Robert Whittaker has announced that he will be moving up to the middleweight division for his next bout inside the UFC. The Sydney based fighter confirmed the news on Australian MMA podcast This Week In MMA.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 8:45PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC on FOX 12 weigh-in results: Matt Brown heavy for title eliminator vs. Robbie Lawler
SAN JOSE – MMAjunkie was on scene for today’s UFC on FOX 12 fighter weigh-ins, where main-event welterweight contender Matt Brown missed the mark in his first attempt on the scale. Brown (21-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) was 172.5 pounds for his main event against Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC), who was on the mark at 171. Their fight is a title eliminator with the winner expected to meet champion Johny Hendricks for the 170-pound belt. Brown was given two hours to cut an additional 1.5 pounds to avoid losing 20 percent of his purse to Lawler.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 8:23PM by kopower - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator MMA Veteran Cosmo Alexandre Steps in on Short Notice at Lion Fight 17
Lion Fight has changed its plans for Aug. 1's Lion Fight 17, as the main event pitting Thepnimint Sitmonchai against Dean James has been scrapped.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 4:15PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Niklas Backstrom vs. Mike Wilkinson booked for UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
October’s UFC Fight Night 53 lineup in Sweden continues to take shape and now has its second fight.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 4:13PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Richard Odoms set to face Ruslan Magomedov at UFC 177
The UFC has signed a new heavyweight to the ranks, 39 year old Legacy FC vet Richard Odoms.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 4:12PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Renan Barao: I woke up in the locker room at UFC 173
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Renan Barao will fight his third UFC title fight in less than seven months at August’s UFC 177, but this time he will be in the blue corner.
Submitted Jul 25, 2014 12:49PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
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