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Rolando Velasco Claims Bantamweight Title, Sinks Josh San Diego at Tachi Palace Fights 24
Rolando Velasco Claims Bantamweight Title, Sinks Josh San Diego at Tachi Palace Fights 24.
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 10:54AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Nurmagomedov's return pushed to December
Khabib Nurmagomedov's return from knee surgery was originally targeted for October, but now he thinks December will be more realistic.
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 10:53AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Alistair Overeem says Fedor 'declined' to fight him two times
Alistair Overeem explains how he wanted to fight Fedor in 2011 and why he doesn't want to fight him now.
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 10:51AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mayweather responds to Rousey: 'Make $300 million in 36 minutes, then call me'
Floyd Mayweather Jr. tried to fire back at Ronda Rousey during an appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter following some sharp comments from the UFC women’s bantamweight champion after winning the ESPY for “Fighter of the Year.”
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 10:48AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
McMann vs. Nunes promoted to UFC Fight Night 73 main card
The women’s bantamweight matchup between Sara McMann and Amanda Nunes has been promoted from the prelims to the main card at tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 73 event.
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 10:46AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Teamsters announce plan to organize UFC fighters
Two national unions, UNITE and Teamsters, announced today they are going to try and organize the fighters of the UFC.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 7:50PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Things go south when Matt Mitrione calls out 'Bigfoot' Silva for UFC 193 in Australia
If one veteran gets his wish, November’s UFC 193 event in Australia will soon have a new heavyweight clash. It just doesn’t look likely.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 7:48PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
'Phoenix Jones' vs. Roberto Yong slated for WSOF 23 on Sept. 18
Amateur masked crimefighter “Phoenix Jones” will make his return to the WSOF cage next month.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 7:47PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Anthony Hamilton vs. Derrick Lewis slated for UFC 192 in Houston
A heavyweight bout between Anthony Hamilton and Derrick Lewis is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 lineup.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 7:46PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Despite no formal policy, UFC drug czar promises treatment programs are a call away
When it comes to the drug-testing policies of the major sports organizations in the U.S., they currently have something the UFC doesn’t.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 7:45PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
RFA 28 weigh-in results: Sanchez and Poppie on weight for middleweight title fight
Weigh-ins for Friday’s RFA 28 take place today, and you can watch a live stream exclusively on mmajunkie.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 7:44PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Kampmann set to leave Team Alpha Male
Citing personal reasons, Martin Kampmann is set to step down as head coach of Sacramento's Team Alpha Male gym.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Jury, Chandler among group leaving Alliance MMA
UFC star Myles Jury and former Bellator champion Michael Chandler are among five fighters leaving Alliance for Power MMA in Arizona.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 11:10AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Zingano didn't expect Rousey to go for her arms
Some things just need to be seen to be believed, and apparently for Cat Zingano she just didn't think Ronda Rousey would be looking for an armbar when the two of them met in the cage.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 11:08AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Statistics prove weight class changes don't help
Diego Sanchez and Myles Jury will be changing weight classes for their upcoming fights. Michael Hutchinson proves why a change in weight class has not been a successful way to resurge a falling career.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Overeem blasts Glory for financial problems
Alistair Overeem says that kickboxing market leader Glory struggles financially, lacks big crowds and has "no heavyweight division".
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 11:04AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Gilbert Burns vs. Rashid Magomedov booked for UFC Fight Night 78 in Brazil
An intriguing lightweight bout between Gilbert Burns (10-0 MMA 3-0 UFC) and Rashid Magomedov (19-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 78 event in Brazil. UFC officials today announced the fight. UFC Fight Night 78 takes place Nov. 7 in Sao Paulo, though a venue hasn’t been finalized. The card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 10:57AM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Big Nog hasn't decided if he will retire yet
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira did have that talk with Dana White. You know, the same one the UFC president had with Chuck Liddell and Matt Hughes when their careers became unbearable to watch with their will to keep fighting even though their bodies could hardly take any more punishment. The last drop for Nogueira was his unanimous decision loss to Stefan Struve this past Saturday, at UFC 190. Although Big Nog may have spoken to Dana White, who offered him a scout position which he's accepted, that does not mean he is through fighting just yet.
Submitted Aug 6, 2015 1:59AM by Budgellism - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Champ Robbie Lawler targeted to meet Carlos Condit in UFC 193 headliner in Australia
UFC welterweight champ Robbie Lawler (26-10 MMA, 11-4 UFC) will likely head Down Under for his next title defense, when he meets Carlos Condit (30-8 MMA, 7-4 UFC) in the main event of UFC 193 in Australia. The targeted headlining bout was confirmed on Wednesday’s new edition of FOX Sports 1’s “UFC Tonight,” following an initial report from Bleacher Report connecting the bout to UFC 194 in December. UFC 193 takes place on Sunday, Nov. 15 in Melbourne, Australia, though a venue for the card has yet to be confirmed (the UFC has reserved both Etihad Stadium and Rod Laver Arena for the date). Due to the time difference, the pay-per-view card airs in the U.S. on Saturday, Nov. 14. The title fight would be the first confirmed for the card.
Submitted Aug 5, 2015 9:33PM by Budgellism - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 192 in Houston
Johny Hendricks (17-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) won’t be getting that title shot he hoped for, instead meeting fellow top contender Tyron Woodley (15-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) at UFC 192. The contest was announced on Wednesday’s new edition of FOX Sports 1’s “UFC Tonight.” With the addition to the card, UFC 192 now includes: Champ Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson – for light heavyweight title Ryan Bader vs. Rashad Evans Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley Jessica Eye vs. Julianna Pena Shawn Jordan vs. Ruslan Magomedov Daniel Hooker vs. Yair Rodriguez Chris Cariaso vs. Sergio Pettis Alan Jouban vs. Albert Tumenov Raquel Pennington vs. opponent TBA
Submitted Aug 5, 2015 9:32PM by Budgellism - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
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