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Jacare open to UFC title fight at 205 pounds
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza is confident that he will soon hold a UFC belt, regardless of the weight class.
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 1:19PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Champ Daniel Cormier doesn't see Glover Teixeira as threat: 'What's he going to do?'
(mmajunkie.com)
Glover Teixeira believes his UFC Fight Night 73 victory over Ovince Saint Preux entered his name in the UFC light heavyweight title contender discussion. Champion Daniel Cormier isn’t buying it.
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 1:15PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bubba Bush vs. Garreth McLellan added to UFC Fight Night 76 in Dublin
(mmajunkie.com)
A fifth fight has been added to the UFC Fight Night 76 card as Bubba Bush will meet Garreth McLellan in a middleweight bout.
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 1:14PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 73 post-fight facts: Nunes in hot pursuit of Rousey in 135-pound stats
(mmajunkie.com)
Teixeira snapped the first two-fight losing skid of his career for his first victory since September 2013. Teixeira has earned five of his six UFC victories by stoppage...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 12:17PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana: Tito 'lying' about Ronda vs Cyborg offer
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC president responded to Tito Ortiz' claim that the UFC had offered Cris Cyborg a fight against Ronda Rousey this fall at the Dallas Cowboy's stadium.
Submitted Aug 9, 2015 12:35PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 73's Reebok pay: Saint Preux, Johnson, Camozzi get $10K each
(mmajunkie.com)
Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 73 event took home Reebok sponsorship pay totaling $107,500, the second lowest of the seven events to date.
Submitted Aug 9, 2015 12:31PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 73 bonuses: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux earns Fight of Night honors
(mmafighting.com)
Glover Teixeira and Oliver Saint Preux earned an extra $50,000 Saturday night. The two combined for an entertaining main event at UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday night. Teixeira won the fight via submission in the third round. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Aug 9, 2015 1:44AM by Wez - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tito Ortiz Claims UFC Offered Cris Cyborg Fight vs Ronda Rousey in Dallas Stadium
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC Hall of Famer and current Bellator title contender Tito Ortiz joined Inside MMA on Friday night to talk about a number of subjects, but primarily his upcoming fight with Bellator light heavyweight champ Liam McGeary. While Ortiz talked quite a bit about his career and upcoming fight, he also talked about the prospect of Fedor Emelianenko joining the Bellator roster upon his return, and then dropped the bomb of the interview: that the UFC had offered Cris Cyborg the fight everyone has been wanting to see with UFC champ Ronda Rousey...
Submitted Aug 8, 2015 2:12PM by grappler0000 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
UFC Fight Night 73 Weigh-In Results
(mmaweekly.com)
Main Card (on FOX Sports 1) -Glover Teixeira (205.5) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (206) -Michael Johnson (155.5) vs. Beneil Dariush (156) -Derek Brunson (186) vs. Sam Alvey (186) -Jared Rosholt (237) vs. Timothy Johnson (265) -Sara McMann (136.5) vs. Amanda Nunes (136)* -Ray Borg (126.75) vs. Geane Herrera (126)* Prelims (on FOX Sports 2) -Uriah Hall (185.5) vs. Oluwale Bamgbose (184.5) -Chris Camozzi (185.5) vs. Tom Watson (185) -Dustin Ortiz (125.5) vs. Willie Gates (126) -Frankie Saenz (136) vs. Sirwan Kakai (136) Prelims (on UFC Fight Pass) -Chris Dempsey (204.5) vs. Jonathan Wilson (205) -Marlon Vera (135.5) vs. Roman Salazar (135) -Anthony Christodoulou (156) vs. Scott Holtzman (155.5)
Submitted Aug 8, 2015 1:58PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Horiguchi vs. Camus, Brandao vs. Kikuno among additions to UFC Fight Night 75 in Japan
(mmajunkie.com)
Next month’s UFC fight card in Japan has three new additions, including one with a former UFC title challenger. Officials recently announced former 125-pound title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (15-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is slated to take on Chico Camus (14-6 MMA, 3-3 UFC). Additional new bouts include featherweights Diego Brandao (19-10 MMA, 5-3 UFC) vs. Katsunori Kikuno (23-7-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC), and welterweights Shinsho Anzai (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Roger Zapata (4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC). (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Aug 8, 2015 9:08AM by Wez - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Sara McMann: I really don’t understand Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate 3
(mmajunkie.com)
NASHVILLE – Onetime UFC title challenger Sara McMann has faced Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, and her take on the gap between them is blunt.
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 5:56PM by xdanish020 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Targeting Paul Felder vs. Ross Pearson For UFC 191 in September
(themmacorner.com)
Fans of the striking aspect of mixed martial arts rejoice. On Friday, it was revealed the UFC is looking to book the lightweight contest between standout striker Ross Pearson and Paul Felder for the upcoming UFC 191 care in September. The news came from an undisclosed source inside one of the fighter’s camps. The MMA Corner’s Jeremy Kump later confirmed the news.
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 3:34PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Reza Madadi vs. Norman Parke added to UFC Fight Night 77 in Dublin
(mmajunkie.com)
A lightweight bout between Reza Madadi (13-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Norman Parke (20-4-1 MMA, 4-2-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC’s return to Dublin at UFC Fight Night 77. UFC Fight Night 77 takes place Oct. 24 at 3Arena in Dublin. The entire card is expected to stream on UFC Fight Pass. The show will be headlined by a lightweight bout between Ireland native Joseph Duffy – the last man to beat Conor McGregor – and Dustin Poirier. With the addition, UFC Fight Night 77 now includes: Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier Tom Breese vs. Cathal Pendred Scott Askham vs. Krzysztof Jotko Reza Madadi vs. Norman Parke
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 2:39PM by Budgellism - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 191 gets Collard vs. Fili and Riggs vs. Stallings
(mmajunkie.com)
The card for UFC 191 is nearing completion with the addition of two new fights. The UFC announced a featherweight bout between Clay Collard (14-6 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and Andre Fili (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) as well as a middleweight fight between Joe Riggs (40-16 MMA, 4-6 UFC) and Ron Stallings (13-7 MMA, 1-1 UFC) for the event. UFC 191 takes place Sept. 5 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. The latest UFC 191 card includes: Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson – for flyweight title Andrei Arlovski vs. Frank Mir Anthony Johnson vs. Jimi Manuwa Corey Anderson vs. Jan Blachowicz Alex Chambers vs. Paige VanZant John Lineker vs. Francisco Rivera Nazareno Malegarie vs. Joaquim Silva Clay Collard vs. Andre Fili Joe Riggs vs. Ron Stallings Raquel Pennington vs. opponent TBA
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 2:35PM by Budgellism - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rolando Velasco Claims Bantamweight Title, Sinks Josh San Diego at Tachi Palace Fights 24
(sherdog.com)
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
(mmafighting.com)
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
(bloodyelbow.com)
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'
(mmajunkie.com)
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
(mmajunkie.com)
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
(bloodyelbow.com)
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
 
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