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Pendred 'shocked' to not be on UFC 188 main card
The Irish middleweight doesn't think he has anything to prove and is surprised he's fighting on Fight Pass prelims despite a three-fight win streak.
Submitted Jun 10, 2015 11:53AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 68 averages 950,000 viewers
Saturday night's UFC show headlined by Dan Henderson's 28 second win over Tim Boetsch did the best Fight Night numbers since February, with a main card average of 950,000 viewers.
Submitted Jun 10, 2015 11:51AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Anderson Silva’s NSAC hearing postponed a third time
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva this past week received a third continuance on his response to the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s complaint against him.
Submitted Jun 10, 2015 11:49AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Hugo Viana meets Guido Cannetti at August's UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro
The UFC’s August return to Rio de Janeiro will have a “Wolverine” and a “Ninja” facing each other looking to avoid the first losing skids of their careers.
Submitted Jun 10, 2015 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Former UFC contender Tyson Griffin announces WSOF release, hints at retirement
Tyson Griffin is no longer on the WSOF roster, and the former UFC contender is suggesting his fighting career may be over.
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 7:51PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
With Sergio Moraes out, Peter Sobotta gets new UFC Fight Night 69 opponent
With Sergio Moraes scratched for undisclosed reasons, Peter Sobotta has a new opponent for next week’s UFC Fight Night 69 event.
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 7:50PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
With Myles Jury out, Edson Barboza gets new UFC on FOX 16 opponent
With Myles Jury out, lightweight Edson Barboza has a new opponent for next month’s UFC on FOX 16 event.
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 7:48PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mike Richman Suspended Two Years After Failed Drug Test
Bantamweight fighter Mike Richman has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug following his latest bout in the Bellator MMA cage. Multiple sources Tuesday confirmed to Sherdog.com that Richman failed a post-fight drug test administered by the California State Athletic Commission after his unanimous decision loss to Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 137. The event took place May 15 at Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif.
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 4:34PM by GDPofMPG - 12 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Uriah Hall replaces Derek Brunson at UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin
After a recent split-decision loss to Rafael Natal halted his three-fight winning streak, Uriah Hall will look to get back on track in quick order as a fill-in at next week’s UFC Fight Night 69 event.
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mendes eyed free agency; signed new 8-fight deal
Chad Mendes reveals that he played with the idea of running out the last fight on his contract and trying free agency, but the UFC made it very clear they didn't want to lose him.
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 8:29AM by Budgellism - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes added to UFC Fight Night 74
A women’s bantamweight contest between onetime UFC title challenger Sara McMann (8-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Brazilian knockout artist Amanda Nunes (10-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been added to UFC Fight Night 74. UFC officials today announced the new pairing.
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 8:25AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Anthony Christodoulou vs. Scott Holtzman set for UFC Fight Night 74 in Nashville
A lightweight contest between Greek import Anthony Christodoulou (12-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and former XFC lightweight champion Scott Holtzman (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been added to UFC Fight Night 74. The contest was first reported by the Knoxville News Sentinel and subsequently confirmed by UFC officials.
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 8:23AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Neil Magny vs. Demian Maia set for UFC 190 in Brazil
Neil Magny(15-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) will look to extend his impressive seven-fight octagon winning streak when he meets Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Demian Maia (20-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) at UFC 190. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jun 9, 2015 12:08AM by Wez - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
Pat Curran gets new opponent for Bellator 139
An undisclosed injury forced Goiti Yamauchi out of Bellator 139, and Pat Curran has a new opponent on 18 days’ notice. Curran, a former Bellator featherweight champion, is now set to take on Emmanuel Sanchez at the upcoming card in Mulvane, Kansas, on June 26. The promotion announced the new match-up on Monday.
Submitted Jun 8, 2015 7:38PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Ben Rothwell implies Cain Velasquez uses Banned Substances
"Let's see what happens after July 1, when the advance testing starts kicking in," Rothwell said. "Let's see if [Velasquez is] still fighting the same way he has. I doubt it. I'm not implying anything, what I'm just saying, I don't believe every division is going to look the same after July 1st. If anyone takes offense to that, maybe they ought to look at themselves and look at their problems."
Submitted Jun 8, 2015 6:20PM by GDPofMPG - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Muay Thai champion Valdet Gashi joins ISIS in Syria
Muay Thai champion Valdet Gashi joins ISIS in Syria.
Submitted Jun 8, 2015 12:18PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Tim Kennedy wants to fight Dan Henderson on UFC 'Fight for the Troops' card
After a big weekend win, what’s next for Dan Henderson? It’s not an easy question to answer, but Tim Kennedy has an idea – and it’s an intriguing one.
Submitted Jun 8, 2015 12:12PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Who's next for Ben Rothwell? 'I think Andrei Arlovski and I should dance'
It's going to be hard to ignore Ben Rothwell from here on out. The oft-overlooked UFC heavyweight made sure of that Saturday night. Rothwell submitted Matt Mitrione with a unique front choke, cut a hilarious WWE-style promo afterward and then called out Andrei Arlovski at the post-fight press conference at UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson in New Orleans.
Submitted Jun 7, 2015 3:58PM by tildengolfer - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
Brian Ortega, Thiago Tavares take home UFC Fight Night 68 bonuses
On a card where just about every fight was entertaining, Brian Ortega's TKO victory over 16-fight UFC veteran Thiago Tavares stood out the most. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jun 7, 2015 1:35AM by Wez - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 68 results: Dan Henderson turns back time, rolls over Tim Boetsch
Dan Henderson laughs at your feeble attempts to force him into retirement. The only man ever to hold simultaneously hold major world titles in multiple weight classes came out with guns blazing Saturday night in New Orleans. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jun 7, 2015 12:51AM by Wez - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
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