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Matt Brown works on wrestling with Ben Askren ahead of UFC on FOX 12
Rising welterweight star Matt Brown revealed to Fox Sports that he is working on his wrestling with Ben Askren ahead of his UFC on FOX 12 main event.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 6:55PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
Rampage Jackson mulls retirement following Bellator shake up, gets flamed by King Mo for losing his 'dick rider'
Despite all the compliments he was handing out after signing with Viacom in 2013, it appears the sport of MMA, according to Jackson, does not have his back.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Sean Soriano vs. Andre Fili slated for UFC Fight Night 50 in Connecticut
A featherweight bout between Sean Soriano (8-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Andre Fili (13-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest addition to September’s UFC Fight Night 50 lineup.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 3:06PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Flyweight Bout Between Yoshiro Maeda and Yuki Motoya to Headline Deep 67
Deep 67 is set for the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo this Saturday and will be headlined by a flyweight non-title fight between two former champions in the shape of Yoshiro Maeda and Yuki Motoya.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 11:54AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
T.J. O'Brien replaces Brian Cobb vs. Luis Palomino at WSOF 11
WSOF’s return to Florida next month has had a change to the preliminary card.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Ryan Bader vs. Ovince Saint Preux headlines UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine
August’s UFC debut in Maine now has a main event, and it’ll feature two recent winners from UFC 174.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Brandon Vera cut by UFC
Brandon Vera has been released by the UFC after a lengthy career in the promotion that began in 2005.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jacare-Mousasi rematch confirmed as UFC 176 co-main event
With the second bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes set to headline the August 2nd UFC 176 card at the Staples Center, another important rematch has been set as the co-main event.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator announces departure of executives Bjorn Rebney and Tim Danaher
Spike TV today announced that Bellator MMA’s top two executives have parted ways with the company. Bjorn Rebney, Bellator’s founder, chairman and CEO, as well as company president and COO Tim Danaher, have the left company, effective immediately. A reason for their departures wasn’t given, though a statement from Rebney mentioned a difference “in our views on the right strategic direction.”
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 11:38AM by postman - 12 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Kevin Casey vs. Bubba Bush slated for UFC 175
Another Resurrection Fighting Alliance champion is headed to the UFC.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 12:45AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Leonardo ‘Macarrao’ Replaces John Howard, Meets Rick Story in Atlantic City on July 16
“The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” contestant Leonardo Mafra Texeira will make his second Octagon appearance against Rick Story on July 16.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 12:40AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chael Sonnen temporarily suspended by NSAC pending formal hearing
Now-retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen was temporarily suspended pending a formal hearing by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 12:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Joe Lauzon meets Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 50 in Connecticut
The UFC’s return to Connecticut after a long layoff has its first bout.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 12:36AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Due to past lawsuit trouble, EA's UFC game will not feature Carlos Condit's tattoo
Old wounds run deep as the scars left by Carlos Condit's tattoo lawsuit kept his body work out of EA's new game.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 12:35AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Henderson vs. dos Anjos set for UFC Fight Night Tulsa
Days after both men won by stoppage in Albuquerque, Ben Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos will duel in a five-round fight in Tulsa, OK on August 23rd.
Submitted Jun 18, 2014 12:30AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Wanderlei Silva admits to taking diuretics; punishment for refused drug test to be discussed at later date
Speaking through his lawyer, Wanderlei Silva stated at Tuesday's Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting that the reason he refused to undergo a random NAC sanctioned drug test on May 24 is because he was concerned that the test would show the presence of diuretics in his system, which he claims to have begun taking along with anti-inflammatories prescribed by a UFC doctor in order to help him recover from a fractured right wrist he suffered in February while coaching The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 8:53PM by prophecy033 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, Miscellaneous, MMA Personalities
‘Minotauro’ Nogueira Undergoes Successful ACL Surgery, Faces 6-Month Rehab
UFC heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Tuesday, according to a report by Globo.com.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Battlegrounds MMA’s One-Night Tourney Moved to Oct. 3, Airs Live on PPV
Battlegrounds MMA’s one-night welterweight tournament has been moved from June 27 to Oct. 3 and will now air via pay-per-view, the promotion announced Tuesday.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 6:58PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Herb Dean to Referee Weidman-Machida; Yves Lavigne Gets Rousey-Davis
The referees and judges have been selected for the two title fights taking place at UFC 175.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 6:57PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Paul Daley squares off against Igor Fernandes at Bamma 16
Noted knockout artist Paul Daley will return to action on Sept. 13 when he squares off against Igor Fernandes in the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 16 headliner.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 6:56PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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