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UFC fighter Ali Bagautinov elected to Public Chamber of the Republic of Dagestan
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC title challenger Ali Bagautinov has officially been elected as a member of the Public Chamber of the Republic of Dagestan.
Submitted Jun 30, 2015 1:53PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
UFC's new Reebok fight kits have some funny errors
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC and Reebok unveiled their long-awaited fight kits today, but some of them didn't turn out as intended.
Submitted Jun 30, 2015 1:51PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jose Aldo not training as planned, pushing back fight decision
(bloodyelbow.com)
Fans hoping to hear a final word on whether Jose Aldo would fight at UFC 189 are going to have to wait just a little longer.
Submitted Jun 30, 2015 1:49PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Boylan obtains Cage Warriors brand, eyes new shows
(mmafighting.com)
What happened to Cage Warriors? The arguable top European promotion had a 12-year history of not just running successful shows, but producing top prospect after top prospect. Yet, after November of 2014, everything seemingly went quiet. No new events were announced and by February, the former CEO Graham Boylan, announced he was resigning, spurring even more rumors about the once-great promotion's future.
Submitted Jun 30, 2015 10:49AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Gracie injured, match vs. Hughes off ADCC 2015
(mmafighting.com)
Renzo Gracie vs. Matt Hughes, set for ADCC 2015 in Sao Paulo, is cancelled due to a knee injury.
Submitted Jun 30, 2015 10:42AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Fight Night 70 medical suspensions: Machida, Dias suspended indefinitely
(mmajunkie.com)
The Florida State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to seven UFC Fight Night 70 fighters, and two are suspended indefinitely.
Submitted Jun 30, 2015 10:39AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Albert Tumenov calls out Lorenz Larkin: 'You think that you are good puncher?'
(mmajunkie.com)
Ramsey Nijem has a new opponent for UFC on FOX 16 after Erik Koch was forced out of their lightweight contest. Indiana’s Andrew Holbrook has stepped in to face Nijem on slightly less than a month’s notice.
Submitted Jun 30, 2015 10:37AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Andrew Holbrook in for Erik Koch against Ramsey Nijem at UFC on FOX 16
(mmajunkie.com)
Ramsey Nijem has a new opponent for UFC on FOX 16 after Erik Koch was forced out of their lightweight contest. Indiana’s Andrew Holbrook (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has stepped in to face Nijem (9-5 MMA, 5-4 UFC) on slightly less than a month’s notice. The change was announced on the UFC’s official website today. UFC on FOX 16 takes place July 25 at United Center in Chicago. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. In the main event, bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw rematches Renan Barao in a title fight that was supposed to happen this week at UFC 186 before a Dillashaw injury forced the delay.
Submitted Jun 30, 2015 3:55AM by Budgellism - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hector Lombard gets submitted inside 2 minutes at the BJJ event in Atlanta
(bloodyelbow.com)
(sorry this is off topic from MMA, thought I would share since Lombard has been suspended from the UFC) Following his dominant win at UFC 182, Hector Lombard's UFC title aspirations came to an abrupt halt when he tested positive for designer steroid desoxymethyltestosterone in a post-fight screening. Not content to sit out the 1 year ban issued by the NAC, Lombard made a decision to compete at the highest level in the world of submission grappling, accepting an invitation to compete at the illustrious ADCC 2015 in Brazil. Over the weekend, Lombard entered the first of his planned ADCC warm-up tournaments and things didn't go to plan for the Judo Olympian. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jun 29, 2015 10:51PM by Wez - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
As district attorney lacks evidence, ex-UFC champ Jon Jones' case pauses
(mmajunkie.com)
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will not go before a grand jury on an alleged hit-and-run just yet, but prosecutors expect to move forward on his case. The prosecutor in charge of the ex-titleholder’s case lacks two key pieces of evidence to move forward: medical records for the accident’s alleged victim and dispatch reports from the Albuquerque Police Department, according to the public information officer for the Bernalillo County (N.M.) District Attorney.
Submitted Jun 29, 2015 3:31PM by Budgellism - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF re-signs champs David Branch, Justin Gaethje and Marlon Moraes
(mmajunkie.com)
WSOF has re-signed three of its champions to exclusive multi-year deals, officials today announced. The signings include middleweight champion David Branch (16-3), lightweight titleholder Justin Gaethje (14-0) and bantamweight champ Marlon Moraes (14-4-1), who are a combined 20-0 in the WSOF cage. Terms of the deals weren’t disclosed.
Submitted Jun 29, 2015 3:30PM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Daniel Omielanczuk gets new opponent for UFC Fight Night 72 in Scotland
(mmajunkie.com)
Daniel Omielanczuk (16-5-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has a new opponent for next month’s UFC Fight Night 72 event in Scotland. UFC officials today announced the heavyweight’s original opponent, Konstantin Erokhin (9-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC), has suffered an undisclosed injury, and promotional newcomer Chris de la Rocha (3-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has stepped in as a replacement. The latest UFC Fight Night 72 card now includes: Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leites Evan Dunham vs. Ross Pearson Joseph Duffy vs. Ivan Jorge Joanne Calderwood vs. Bec Rawlings Leon Edwards vs. Pawel Pawlak Leonardo Mafra vs. Stevie Ray Paddy Holohan vs. Vaughan Lee Mickael Lebout vs. Jake Matthews Ilir Latifi vs. Hans Stringer Paul Redmond vs. Robert Whiteford Marcus Brimage vs. opponent TBA Chris de la Rocha vs. Daniel Omielanczuk
Submitted Jun 29, 2015 3:29PM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Shamrock responds to Rogan's fight fixing speculation: You can ruin someone's career
(bloodyelbow.com)
Shamrock responds to Rogan's fight fixing speculation.
Submitted Jun 29, 2015 11:53AM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
'Bellator 138: Uncut' video: Kimbo Slice nearly lost a toe before Ken Shamrock fight
(mmajunkie.com)
The “Bellator: Uncut” series usually gives us a unique look at fight night. In the latest installment, though, we get an interesting tidbit of news.
Submitted Jun 29, 2015 11:51AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Doo Ho Choi forced out of featured UFC Fight Night 71 prelim
(mmajunkie.com)
Doo Ho Choi has been forced out of a featured UFC Fight Night 71 prelim, Sam Sicilia in need of new opponent.
Submitted Jun 28, 2015 12:16PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jose Aldo's medical report indicates fracture, final decision to be made next week
(mmafighting.com)
Jose Aldo's medical report indicates fracture, final decision to be made next week.
Submitted Jun 28, 2015 12:14PM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Yoel Romero Apologizes for ‘Misunderstanding’ Over Controversial Post-Fight Remarks
(sherdog.com)
Yoel Romero Apologizes for ‘Misunderstanding’ Over Controversial Post-Fight Remarks.
Submitted Jun 28, 2015 12:12PM by FastKnockout - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night Bonuses: Romero, Larkin, Ponzinibbio, Santos Pocket $50K Awards
(sherdog.com)
UFC Fight Night Bonuses: Romero, Larkin, Ponzinibbio, Santos Pocket $50K Awards.
Submitted Jun 28, 2015 12:09PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Josh Koscheck signs with Bellator MMA
(t.co)
Josh Koscheck has jumped ship. The former UFC pay-per-view headliner and The Ultimate Fighter 1 alum has signed with Bellator MMA, it was announced Friday night at Bellator 139. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jun 26, 2015 10:49PM by Wez - 14 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Report: Photo shows negative 'B' sample for Silva at UFC 183
(mixedmartialarts.com)
Following UFC 183 it was revealed that Anderson Silva tested positive for a banned substance. Silva has multiple times postponed his hearing with the Nevada commission for some reason, but it could be because the second 'b' sample showed a negative result, contradicting the first sample:
Submitted Jun 26, 2015 9:05PM by tildengolfer - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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