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Carlos Condit vs. ‘Pitbull’ Alves set to headline UFC Fight Night 67 in Brazil
(mmafighting.com)
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil on Saturday night, and their next trip to the country is finalized. UFC Fight Night 67 will take place at the Goiania Arena in Goiania on May 30, and sources close to the situation confirmed to MMAFighting.com, thatCarlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves is set as the main event. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 7:07PM by Wez - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Post-concussion syndrome has kept Chris Holdsworth out for nearly a year with no return in sight
(mmafighting.com)
The worst for Chris Holdsworth is when someone asks him when he's coming back. And it's a question he gets every day. More than once. He wishes he could just turn it off.
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
ADCC 2015: Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie set for August in Brazil
(bloodyelbow.com)
A date and location have been confirmed for ADCC 2015, including the Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie submission wrestling superfight.
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Jussier Formiga wants matchup with Henry Cejudo at UFC 188 in Mexico City
(mmajunkie.com)
With Henry Cejudo seemingly having a spot on the UFC 188 fight card in Mexico City essentially locked up, it would appear all he needs now is a dance partner.
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dariush: I need to fight 20 more times to reach potential, but I won't fight dos Anjos
(mmajunkie.com)
DALLAS – Beneil Dariush wowed fans who tuned into his fight with Daron Cruickshank at this past Saturday’s UFC 185, but the UFC lightweight said he has a long way to go before he considers himself a seasoned veteran.
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Prosecutor to re-review alleged assault from Matt Brown
(mmajunkie.com)
A city prosecutor will re-review Rodrigo Botti’s case two weeks after police declined to file charges in relation to an alleged assault by UFC welterweight Matt Brown.
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
'Phoenix Jones' vs. Emmanuel Walo set for WSOF 20
(mmafighting.com)
Ben Fodor (a.k.a Phoenix Jones) will meet Emmanuel Walo in his World Series of Fighting debut next month, according to WSOF executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz. The welterweight fight will take place on the main card of WSOF 20, which is scheduled to take place at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT.
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 10:06AM by Wez - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Now a free man, former UFC fighter Reza Madadi details past ‘two years of hell’ in Swedish prison
(mmafighting.com)
On a lazy afternoon in May 2013, three masked men parked a black Audi outside of a Bottega Veneta in Stockholm, Sweden, smashed the front door with a sledgehammer, then looted the luxury handbag store before peeling off to a garage in nearby Akersberga. Three months later, then-UFC lightweight Reza Madadi received an 18-month prison sentence for his alleged role in the aggravated burglary, losing his freedom, his career, and his status as a beloved national figure overnight. Madadi was the only person imprisoned for the crime.
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 10:03AM by Wez - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Bellator's Alexander Shlemenko suspended, fined after failing post-fight drug test
(mmafighting.com)
And the MMA failed drug tests continue. Former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko failed a post-fight drug screening with elevated testosterone levels after his knockout win over Melvin Manhoef on Feb. 13 in Fresno, Calif., Bellator officials confirmed with MMAFighting.com on Monday night. MMAjunkie was the first to report the news. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 12:18AM by Wez - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Texas commission says Benoit won't be punished
(mmafighting.com)
Ryan Benoit will neither be fined nor suspended by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) for his post-fight kick to Sergio Pettis at UFC 185, a commission representative informed MMAFighting.com on Monday.
Submitted Mar 16, 2015 7:47PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 185 medical suspensions: Five fighters out indefinitely
(mmafighting.com)
Five fighters were handed indefinite medical suspensions by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) following their respective performances at UFC 185, according to information released by the commission on Monday.
Submitted Mar 16, 2015 7:46PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator MMA Inks Light Heavyweight Ace Liam McGeary to Long-Term Deal
(sherdog.com)
Bellator MMA Inks Light Heavyweight Ace Liam McGeary to Long-Term Deal.
Submitted Mar 16, 2015 7:41PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
De Randamie broke Pecheco's arm with kick
(bloodyelbow.com)
It appears that Germaine de Randamie's UFC 185 win over Larissa Pacheco was even more devastating than first thought, considering the cast that Pacheco is sporting.
Submitted Mar 16, 2015 7:39PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anthony Pettis suffers concussion, receives 7 stitches on his eyebrow after UFC 185
(bloodyelbow.com)
Anthony Pettis losing to Rafael dos Anjos was the big shocker of UFC 185. Not just that he lost, but how he lost was so astonishing. Here's an update on his injuries.
Submitted Mar 16, 2015 7:37PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Matching clause for Bellator may tie up 'Rampage' Jackson in court, says lawyer
(mmajunkie.com)
Lawyers for Bellator MMA and Quinton Jackson are due in court April 2 for a hearing on an injunction filed this past month by the Viacom-owned fight promotion.
Submitted Mar 16, 2015 7:35PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Bellator
 
Former UFC title challenger Liz Carmouche joins Titan FC 33 broadcast crew
(mmajunkie.com)
A former UFC title challenger has joined the broadcast team for this week’s Titan FC 33 event in Alabama.
Submitted Mar 16, 2015 7:33PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC signs Elizeu Zaleski
(bloodyelbow.com)
A new welterweight is on his way to the UFC, as a potential backup for Kos vs. Silva.
Submitted Mar 16, 2015 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Henry Cejudo eyeing Mexico City following flyweight win at UFC 185
(mmajunkie.com)
After several previous failed attempts to make flyweight, Henry Cejudo successfully made the 125-pound limit for his UFC 185 bout with Chris Cariaso.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 11:42PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jessica Penne vs. Juliana Lima added to UFC Fight Night 67 in Brazil
(mmafighting.com)
The UFC has added another bout to its upcoming UFC Fight Night 67 show in Brazil. Ranked No. 3 in the women’s strawweight division, Jessica Penne is scheduled to meet Juliana Lima at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil, on May 30. Lima announced the match-up on her Instagram after a report from Combat Press. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 7:02PM by Wez - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Pettis couldn't see out of eye after early punch
(mmafighting.com)
Though he didn't want to make excuses, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis said he couldn't see out of his right eye after a Rafael dos Anjos punch in the first round.
Submitted Mar 15, 2015 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 25 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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