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Page 11 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING to air free on Spike TV
(bloodyelbow.com)
LAST MAN STANDING was GLORY's first venture into the pay-per-view market. For those who didn't see the event live, or who are just hungry for some more kickboxing action, Spike TV has announced that it is airing the full event for free this Friday night. Three world titles and an eight-man middleweight tournament are the catalysts for kickboxing violence.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Mark Bocek: ‘I'm not interested in competing against fighters on PED's any longer'
(mmafighting.com)
Mark Bocek wasn't exactly forced into retirement. The 32-year-old longtime UFC lightweight didn't suffer a string of worrisome knockout losses, or even experience a career downturn of sorts. In fact, unlike most retirees, Bocek exited the sport on an upswing, having won three of his last four, with more than a few miles of tread left on his tires.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 2:37AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TPF 20 Weigh-ins: Ware Misses Weight, Headliner vs. Soto Now Non-Title Affair
(sherdog.com)
Terrion Ware missed weight for his headlining bout against Joe Soto at Wednesday’s Tachi Palace Fights 20 weigh-ins, and as a result, their proposed bantamweight championship bout will now be a non-title affair.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 2:35AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
BJ Penn on Mike Dolce: 'I would never hire him again for anything'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following his most recent loss, BJ Penn gave his thoughts, on fighting Frankie Edgar, cutting to 145, and working with Mike Dolce.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 2:30AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Ian McCall and John Lineker eyeing year-end contender match-up
(mmafighting.com)
Two recently victorious flyweights may soon collide to determine the next challenger for the UFC's 125-pound title.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 9:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC looking into Cub Swanson-Frankie Edgar
(foxsports.com)
UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reports that the UFC has talked about booking Swanson against Frankie Edgar next in a featherweight top contender bout. Edgar has wanted that fight -- and his manager Ali Abdel Aziz has been very vocal about it on social media. Swanson was hesitant at first, but Helwani reports that he has come around.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 9:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kyle Noke out, Amir Sadollah may get the call to face Yoshihiro Akiyama
(www.foxsports.com)
Kyle Noke has been forced out of his upcoming bout against Yoshihiro Akiyama in Japan on September 20, but the UFC is hoping to replace him with former Ultimate Fighter winner Amir Sadollah.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 9:13PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Conor McGregor Willing to Fight Aldo at UFC 179 if Mendes Suffers Injury
(sherdog.com)
UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has very little patience these days.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 7:57PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 50 lineup set in Connecticut with six-fight main card on FOX Sports 1
(mmajunkie.com)
Next month’s UFC return to Connecticut has its lineup set with 11 fights, including 10 televised bouts on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 7:56PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mike Goldberg to do play-by-play for NFL on Fox
(bloodyelbow.com)
Longtime UFC voice Mike Goldberg will soon be heard on select NFL games this season on Fox.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 7:55PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Jones to DC: 'I'm going to make you my wife'
(bloodyelbow.com)
So uhm, things got a bit weird during that UFC 178 Fan Q&A with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. There weren't any scuffles or anything, but after numerous interviews the past few days, their verbal jousting may have taken a wrong turn at some point. Here's how the exchange went: "It's going to be intimate." Jones said
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 4:56PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
In injury reshuffling, Jordan Mein now meets Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49
(mmajunkie.com)
A pair of recent injuries caused some reshuffling of the UFC’s return to Tulsa later this month, and a new matchup has the card once again complete.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 4:52PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei Silva calls out Dan Henderson, Hendo accepts
(bloodyelbow.com)
With Chael Sonnen out for the next two years due to multiple drug test failures, Wanderlei Silva, who doesn't seem to think he'll be suspended for ducking a drug test, is calling out Dan Henderson, who accepts.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 3:04PM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Former UFC featherweight Josh Grispi charged with domestic abuse and assault on wife
(bloodyelbow.com)
"It's the worst case of domestic abuse I've ever seen." said one police officer after ex-UFC fighter Josh Grispi was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife twice in four days.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 3:03PM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bryan Caraway, Raphael Assuncao set to battle at UFC Fight Night Halifax
(mmafighting.com)
Raphael Assuncao, the last man to beat current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, will return to action in October.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
ONE FC 19 lineup set with three title fights, including Oishi vs. Narantungalag
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup is set for this month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event, which includes a championship tripleheader.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
Paul Heyman: Ronda Rousey is the biggest draw in the PPV business
(bloodyelbow.com)
Paul Heyman believes Ronda Rousey is a bigger long-term PPV draw than Floyd Mayweather and the biggest draw since Mike Tyson.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Paige VanZant slated to face Kailin Curran for UFC Fight Night Halifax
(mmafighting.com)
According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran is in the works for UFC Fight Night 54 Night in Halifax, N.S. Both fighters have agreed to the bout.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:26AM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Matt Riddle injured, out of Titan FC title fight; replaced by Landi-Jons
mmafighting.com
Matt Riddle was forced out of his upcoming bout with an injury, and Ben Saunders is now set to collide with Jose "Pele" Landi-Jons for the Titan FC welterweight title.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 2:53AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Hawaii Native Kailin Curran Added to UFC Women’s Strawweight Division
(sherdog.com)
The UFC women's strawweight division officially grew to five on Tuesday with the news that Kailin Curran had signed with the Las Vegas-based promotion.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 2:50AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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