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Alexander Gustafsson out at UFC 178, Daniel Cormier now meets Jon Jones
The rematch will have to wait, but UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones still has a big fight on the horizon.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 7:29PM by prophecy033 - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC vet Chael Sonnen suspended two years for failed drug tests
The Nevada State Athletic Commission today handed down a two-year suspension and other punishments to now-retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen following a pair of failed UFC 175 drug tests.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 4:22PM by prophecy033 - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
Rampage Jackson Puts Retirement On Hold, Agrees To Meet With Scott Coker At Friday's Bellator 122 Event
Former UFC light heavyweight champion-turned-Bellator MMA headliner Quinton Jackson was mulling retirement after Bjorn Rebney was ousted from the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. "Rampage," however, has been contemplating his future and will not make any hasty decisions until he first meets with former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, who took over for Rebney earlier this year. Will Jackson return to Spike TV? we may find out as soon as this weekend.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 4:06PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Eduardo Dantas vs Joe Warren slated for September
Eduardo Dantas and Joe Warren, Bellator champion and interim champion, respectively, will square off for the undisputed 135-pound title in September, Dantas’ coach and manager Andre Pederneiras said during a media day at Nova Uniao on Wednesday.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 3:29PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator, Other MMA Organizations, Interviews, Miscellaneous
Dana White: Vitor Belfort will be '100 percent clean' when he fights Chris Weidman
At this point, Vitor Belfort‘s title shot against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman appears to be a foregone conclusion, at least from the UFC’s side.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 3:07PM by prophecy033 - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Seeking 'second wind' in Bellator, Karo Parisyan doesn't want to be forgotten
Karo Parisyan keeps insisting that he doesn’t live in the past, that whatever happened with him before is over and done with, hardly even worth talking about.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 3:05PM by prophecy033 - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Vitor Belfort receives conditional license to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181
A sometimes-emotional Vitor Belfort today asked for a license to fight in a championship bout on Dec. 6 at UFC 181, and barring a few requirements, the veteran fighter will get his wish.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 3:02PM by prophecy033 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dustin Poirier Opens as Betting Favorite Against Conor McGregor at UFC 178
While the mixed martial arts world continues to buzz around Conor McGregor and his impressive stoppage of Diego Brandao at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night in Dublin, the betting world could not care less.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 2:16PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Thomson slams welterweights and up
Despite training alongside Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier on a daily basis, UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson says athletes competing above 155 pounds are one-dimensional and aren't true.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:16PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Barboza eyes Cerrone rematch: ‘I can beat anyone’
Edson Barboza wants another shot at fellow top 10 lightweight Donald Cerrone inside the Octagon, and he feels he deserves one after stopping Evan Dunham in the first round at UFC Fight Night 45.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:16PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Reem: I'm Losing Weight But Not Enough To Make 205
A move that would be "unhealthy."
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:13PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC boss explains why Chris Cariaso got title shot with champ Demetrious Johnson
In the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA flyweight rankings, Chris Cariaso checks in at No. 11. So why is he getting a title shot with the No. 1-ranked fighter and reigning flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson?
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:11PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort meet today with NSAC; UFC Fight Pass streams hearing
UFC vets Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort will appear today before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, and the UFC streams the hearing via UFC Fight Pass beginning at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT).
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Lineup takes shape for 'Cage Warriors 70: Duffy vs. Lapilus' on Aug. 16
The lineup is nearly complete for next month’s Cage Warriors 70 event, which streams live on MMAjunkie.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:06PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Ronny Markes meets promotional newcomer Cully Butterfield at WSOF 12
Promotional newcomer Cully Butterfield (13-3) has agreed to step in on short notice and face Ronny Markes (14-3) at WSOF 12.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:05PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Lima responds to Daley: ‘I’m ready whenever he is’
Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima welcomes a bout with British knockout artist Paul Daley, who recently announced his return to the promotion.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 8:35PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator
EA Sports UFC patch: TJ Dillashaw joins video game, laundry list of gameplay issues corrected
Goodbye phantom knockouts, hello "Chosen One."
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 8:33PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Fourteen-bout lineup for September's Bellator 123 event complete
In addition to a four-fight main-card set to air on Spike TV, September’s Bellator 123 event will feature a massive 10-fight preliminary card on Spike.com.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 8:31PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
'UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2' set for Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena
With a little creative maneuvering from the folks at MGM Resorts and Live Nation, “UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2? will take place on Sept. 27 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 8:30PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
WSOF 12 adds bantamweights Bryson Hansen vs. Matt Sayles
A bantamweight matchup has been added to next month’s WSOF 12 event, as Bryson Hansen (7-1) meets Matt Sayles (2-0).
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 8:29PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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