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TUF 19 Finale salaries: Frankie Edgar ($260K), Penn ($150K) earn top paydays
(mmajunkie.com)
Frankie Edgar ($260,000) and B.J. Penn ($150,000) were the top earners at Sunday’s UFC event, The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 7:53PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 175 salaries: Weidman ($450,000), Machida, Rousey, Faber top earners
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, challenger Lyoto Machida, women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and Urijah Faber all earned six-figure paydays at UFC 175.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 7:52PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Frustrated Chris Camozzi says fans got cheated, wants to face Yoshihiro Akiyama
(mmajunkie.com)
After Chris Camozzi (19-8 MMA, 6-5 UFC) was outwrestled for the better part of 15 minutes in a lackluster UFC 175 affair, the middleweight veteran says he’s hoping he can quickly book a return bout against someone who’s actually willing to fight.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 7:51PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chael Sonnen facing possible $250,000 fine in the wake of failed drug tests
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC middleweight star, Chael Sonnen faces a variety of penalties including a huge fine.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 7:49PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White denies rumor of TUF 20 cast member being kicked off show, but reveals 'a fight broke out the first day
(mmafighting.com)
The all-female strawweight cast of The Ultimate Fighter 20 hasn't been in Las Vegas more than a week and there are already reports of possible disciplinary action being dolled out.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 12:06PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter
 
Ben Askren crashes TUF 19 Finale, heckles 'fat' Johny Hendricks and 'bald' Dana White
(mmamania.com)
Former Bellator welterweight champion and current ONE FC headliner, Ben Askren, was in town over Fourth of July Weekend and made a stop by The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, which took place on July 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada (results here). And that's about as close to the Octagon as "Funky" can get.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 12:00PM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TUF 19 Finale draws reported 6,500 attendance for $835,000 live gate
(mmajunkie.com)
Share this image:LAS VEGAS – Sunday night’s TUF 19 Finale event drew an announced attendance of 6,500 and a live gate of $835,000.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 11:59AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White indicates Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes UFC title fight still will happen
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo‘s injury won’t keep him from a rematch with No. 1 contender Chad Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) for long, UFC President Dana White said tonight following The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 11:57AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Legacy Fighting Adds Two BJJ Stars
(bloodyelbow.com)
American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu standouts Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader sign multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 11:53AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
MMA legend Jens Pulver also confirms retirement
(bloodyelbow.com)
Prior to BJ Penn hanging up his gloves last night, his former opponent and fellow UFC legend Jens Pulver also confirmed his retirement this past weekend.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 11:53AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TUF 19 Finale bonuses: Issa pockets 100k
(bloodyelbow.com)
Leandro Issa won both a performance bonus and ‘Fight of the Night’ honours for his come-from-behind submission victory over Jumabieke Tuerxun.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 12:59AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Pat Miletich inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame
(bloodyelbow.com)
One of the greats gets his due as former Welterweight (then called Lightweight) champ Pat Miletich was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame today.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 12:21AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
B.J. Penn retires following loss to Frankie Edgar at Ultimate Fighter Finale
(bloodyelbow.com)
B.J. Penn says that his legendary UFC career is over following his lopsided loss to Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter Finale.
Submitted Jul 7, 2014 12:20AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 175 salaries: Weidman ($450,000), Machida, Rousey, Faber top earners
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, challenger Lyoto Machida, women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and Urijah Faber all earned six-figure paydays at UFC 175.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 3:35PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cat Zingano ready to fight, even if it's against Rousey at UFC 176
(mmajunkie.com)
Cat Zingano is cleared and ready to fight, even if it means a short-notice headliner at next month’s UFC 176 event. As MMAjunkie reported earlier this week, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) was forced out of the Aug. 2 event’s headliner against Chad Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC). The bout is expected to be rebooked in the fall, and as of now, a new main event hasn’t been announced. However, at least one contender said she’d be ready for next month’s pay-per-view event, which takes place at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. Zingano (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who had been promised a title shot with women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in 2013 before a knee injury sidelined the challenger, was recently cleared to resume training. In fact, she said she’s been talking to UFC officials about a potential next booking.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 3:06PM by Kpro - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
A look at Uriah Hall's broken toe following UFC 175
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – And this little piggy is going to see the doctor… After an up-and-down early UFC career that saw Uriah Hall go from can’t-miss prospect to a potential bust, the middleweight took advantage of a slot on Saturday’s UFC 175 pay-per-view main card and posted his second straight win. However, while few doubted the 29-year-old’s striking prowess, the same can now be said for his heart and toughness. Despite mangling his toe in the first round – and despite a watchful eye from the cageside physician who appeared at least tempted to halt the bout – Hall (9-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) fought on and eventually claimed a victory over Thiago “Marreta” Santos (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) via unanimous decision Don't scroll down if you don't want to see it! ..........
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 2:59PM by Kpro - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Ronda Rousey’s Planned Knee Surgery, 9 Stitches Derail Tentative Plans for UFC 176
(sherdog.com)
Ronda Rousey’s 16-second knockout victory against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on Saturday piqued the interest of someone in the UFC’s production truck.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:21PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White: UFC Champ Chris Weidman’s Next Opponent ‘Probably’ Vitor Belfort
(sherdog.com)
At the UFC 175 post-fight press conference, focus had already shifted from Chris Weidman’s impressive title defense against Lyoto Machida to whom Weidman will fight next.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:20PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
White not angry at Joe Rogan, but upset at broadcast team for Rousey question
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – After appearing to snap at longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan following UFC 175's co-headliner, UFC President Dana White explained his reaction to a question asked of women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey following her decimation of Alexis Davis.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Despite scratch, Stefan Struve, Matt Mitrione get full paydays at UFC 175
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – Despite their fight being scratched from UFC 175 on Saturday, Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione each will receive both their show money and win bonuses.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:17PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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