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Page 15 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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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
 
Rob Font calls out Sergio Pettis after UFC 175 KO of Roop
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – Rob Font is still fresh off his first UFC victory, but that hasn’t prevented him from calling out his next opponent.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:16PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana: Sonnen apologized, and is 'laying low' now
(bloodyelbow.com)
Dana White was asked about Chael Sonnen, and the UFC president says the former top contender is currently 'laying low'.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:13PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White: We offered Cris Cyborg same deal as Ronda Rousey, but they turned it down
(bloodyelbow.com)
Dana White claims to have offered Cris Cyborg a same deal as Ronda Rousey in the past, but according to the UFC president, she turned it down.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:10PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 175 bonuses: Weidman, Machida, Rousey, Font get $50,000
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, Lyoto Machida and Rob Font each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC 175 event.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 1:49AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rousey suffers hand injury in UFC 175 win
(bloodyelbow.com)
Despite talk of her saving the UFC 176 card with a quick turnaround, it appears Ronda Rousey suffered a significant hand injury in her UFC 175 win.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 1:47AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale weigh-in results: Edgar 145.5, Penn 145
(bloodyelbow.com)
Bloody Elbow is the place to be to watch the weigh-ins for Sunday's The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale. The video stream begins on Saturday at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:39AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Stefan Struve Has ‘Near-Fainting Spell’ Prior to UFC 175
(sherdog.com)
Stefan Struve has suffered a “near-fainting spell” backstage prior to his fight against Matt Mitrione at UFC 175 in Las Vegas.
Submitted Jul 6, 2014 12:06AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF 11 Weigh-In Results: Melvin Guillard Misses Weight
(sherdog.com)
Only one man stands between Nick Newell and his becoming a major mixed martial arts champion: World Series of Fighting lightweight titleholder Justin Gaethje.
Submitted Jul 4, 2014 1:02PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Andrei Arlovski meets 'Bigfoot' Silva at UFC fight Night 51 in Brazil
(mmajunkie.com)
Antonio Silva won’t waste any time getting back to work when his suspension wraps up – and he apparently will be doing it at home in a rematch.
Submitted Jul 4, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rousimar Palhares: 'Fitch should take care of his father'
(bloodyelbow.com)
"Toquinho" became unhappy with Fitch's disapproval over him stepping back away their fight, and told his possible future opponent to take care of his own father.
Submitted Jul 4, 2014 12:04PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
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