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Fabricio Werdum's coach believes Cain Velasquez deserves immediate rematch
"It's hard to say names," Cordeiro told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
Filed under: UFC
Adlan Amagov explains sudden decision to retire: It wasn't religious reasons, I was just tired
Former UFC fighter Adlan Amagov revealed his reasons for retiring from Mixed Martial Arts.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Former judo coach responds after Ronda Rousey discredits him in 'Rowdy' autobiography
Former judo coach responds after Ronda Rousey discredits him in 'Rowdy' autobiography.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Dan Henderson not interested in Bisping or Kennedy
Dan Henderson not interested in fights against Michael Bisping or Tim Kennedy.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Carla Esparza to be sidelined for six to eight months after shoulder surgery
Carla Esparza will be sidelined for six to eight months due to shoulder surgery.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
BJJ master Bruno Inacio Nunes dies while trying to stop robbery in Rio de Janeiro
Bruno Inacio Nunes, brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor at Ipanema Fight Gym, died after being shot in the head while trying to stop a robbery on a bus in Rio de Janeiro.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
UFC contender Alexander Gustafsson nearly quit MMA after 'Rumble' loss
In terms of career – not to mention emotional – peaks and valleys, Alexander Gustafsson has experienced more in the first half of 2015 than most fighters will enjoy in a lifetime.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator 138 medical suspensions: Four, including Ken Shamrock, suspended
The Missouri Office of Athletics issued medical suspensions to four fighters from this past Friday’s Bellator 138 event.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC's Shawn Jordan wants top-10 fights, eyes Mir, Nogueira and Struve
The unpredictable nature of the UFC heavyweight division makes it difficult to put together a lengthy winning streak. Shawn Jordan has won three in a row, so he wants to be rewarded for it.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk all smiles despite broken thumb, possible surgery
This isn’t the look of someone who’s headed to the sidelines with a broken thumb.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
'UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia' lineup finalized with 13 bouts
With the tournaments finals now set for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4,” the lineup has been finalized for August’s UFC 190 event.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Martinez vs. Kakai completes Saturday's nine-bout UFC Fight Night 70 card
With a late addition, the lineup is set for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 70 lineup, which features just nine bouts.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Marcus Brimage vs. Ian Entwistle added to UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow
A bantamweight fight between Marcus Brimage (7-4 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and Ian Entwistle (9-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 72 fight card in Scotland.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Gilbert Melendez says getting to Mexico City weeks early 'didn't make sense' financially
Gilbert Melendez said the altitude played a big part in why he lost to Eddie Alvarez two weeks ago. Had the UFC lightweight contender traveled to Mexico City earlier, much like Fabricio Werdum did, things could have been different. But Melendez told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that leaving home for Mexico weeks earlier just was not practical from a financial perspective.
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 11:03AM by GDPofMPG - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jim Miller replaces Rustam Khabilov at UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago
Danny Castillo has a new opponent for next month’s UFC on FOX 16 event, officials today announced. Veteran lightweight Jim Miller (24-6 MMA, 13-5 UFC) has replaced Rustam Khabilov (17-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC), who was forced off the card with visa issues, and will fight Castillo (17-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) at the event. With the change, the UFC on FOX 16 card now includes: Champ T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao – for bantamweight title Jessica Eye vs. Miesha Tate Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder Takanori Gomi vs. Joe Lauzon Tom Lawlor vs. Gian Villante Kenny Robertson vs. Ben Saunders Bryan Caraway vs. Eddie Wineland Danny Castillo vs. Jim Miller Daron Cruickshank vs. James Krause Erik Koch vs. Ramsey Nijem Jessamyn Duke vs. Elizabeth Phillips Zak Cummings vs. Antonio Braga Neto
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 4:09AM by Budgellism - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Four prelim bouts added to Bellator 140, including Josh Neer vs. Matt Secor
The card for Bellator 140 is coming together with the addition of four preliminary bouts. The latest Bellator 140 card now includes: MAIN CARD (Spike TV, 9 p.m. ET) Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov – For the Bellator welterweight championship Paul Bradley vs. Chris Honeycutt Rudy Bears vs. Michael Page Gavin Sterritt vs. Brennan Ward Paul Daley vs. Dennis Olson PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie, 7 p.m. ET) Josh Neer vs. Matt Secor Rodrigo Almeida vs. Blair Tugman Ilya Kotau vs. Nicholas Sergiacom Eric Bedard vs. Parker Porter
Submitted Jun 23, 2015 4:00AM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
Bellator 138 draws 2.1 million peak for Ken Shamrock vs. Kimbo Slice
Ken Shamrock vs. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson produced record ratings for Bellator MMA, Spike TV today announced. The catchweight bout, which headlined this past Friday’s event at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, drew 2.1 million viewers in its timeslot of 11:45 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. ET/PT, the network said in a press release, obtained by MMAjunkie.
Submitted Jun 22, 2015 7:03PM by george112 - 6 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Tito Ortiz turned down Frank Shamrock rematch opportunity for title shot instead
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz spoke to MMA Fighting after the Dynamite event announcement and spoke about facing Liam McGeary for the light heavyweight title at that event, why he turned down a rematch with Frank Shamrock and much more.
Submitted Jun 22, 2015 10:20AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Joe Silva's Shoes: What's next for UFC Fight Night 69's winners?
UFC Fight Night 69 marked the organization’s fourth event in Germany, and all eyes were on women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC), who stole the show with her third-round TKO of Jessica Penne (12-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) to retain the title...
Submitted Jun 21, 2015 10:27PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 69 post-fight facts: Jedrzejczyk's historic title-fight beatdown
There’s only one European-born champion at the top of the current UFC totem pole. At UFC Fight Night 69, Joanna Jedrzejczyk (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) made sure it stayed that way with a successful 115-pound title defense against Jessica Penne (12-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC). The strawweight champion dominated Penne from start to merciful third-round TKO finish in the first UFC title fight to stream on UFC Fight Pass. With that, she remained on top of the women’s strawweight division and dared all comers to attempt to take the belt. The title fight finish concluded an 11-fight card that saw eight bouts end inside the distance. For more on the numbers behind the UFC’s fourth event in Germany, check 40 post-fight facts about UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin...
Submitted Jun 21, 2015 10:25PM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
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