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Page 15 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Krylov vs. Pezao set for Berlin
(bloodyelbow.com)
Germany is going to get some Al Capone in their lives when Nikita Krylov faces off with Marcos Pezao at UFC Fight Night 69.
Submitted Apr 15, 2015 2:09AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bisping ‘was never offered’ fight with ‘Jacare’
(mmafighting.com)
Ronaldo Souza’s manager was hoping that Michael Bisping could replace injured Yoel Romero at Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 15 in Newark, but the UFC ended up matching "Jacare" against Chris Camozzi.
Submitted Apr 15, 2015 2:06AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 1 veteran Kevin Rosier dead at age 53
(mmafighting.com)
One of the first men to ever step into the UFC Octagon died this week, according to multiple reports.
Submitted Apr 15, 2015 2:04AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Felice Herrig: Paige VanZant would've lost in first round of 'TUF 20'
(mmajunkie.com)
It turned out that Paige VanZant was too young to compete on “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” but Felice Herrig thinks she wouldn’t have made it far anyway.
Submitted Apr 15, 2015 1:59AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Francisco Rivera vs. Alex Caceres added to UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans
(mmajunkie.com)
A bantamweight bout between Francisco Rivera (10-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and Alex Caceres (10-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC) in the latest addition to June’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in Louisiana.
Submitted Apr 15, 2015 1:58AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dillashaw vs. Barao 2, Pettis vs. Jury, Tate vs. Eye set for UFC on Fox 16
(sherdog.com)
As announced on America’s Pregame on FOX Sports 1 Tuesday afternoon, the TJ Dillashaw (11-2) vs. Renan Barao (33-2, 1 NC) rematch will be rescheduled for the third time when the UFC returns to Chicago for UFC on FOX 16. The UFC Bantamweight Championship rematch will take place at the United Center on July 25. Also announced in the same segment, former UFC Lightweight Champion, Anthony Pettis, will take on Myles Jury, and Miesha Tate will face Jessica Eye. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 6:28PM by Wez - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator inks featherweight standout Gleristone 'Toninho Furia' Santos
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator MMA’s featherweight division has a new and notable addition. Gleristone Santos (27-4 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) has signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with the promotion. Officials today announced the signing following an initial report from MMAFighting.com. “Toninho Furia” had been considered one of the 145-pound division’s top unsigned talents.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 3:50PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Titan FC signs prospect Hawes, veteran Cavalcante for Montreal debut
(mmafighting.com)
Titan FC has added a highly-regarded prospect and a fan-favorite veteran to its growing roster. According to CEO Jeff Aronson, the promotion recently inked Philip Hawes (3-0) and JZ Cavalcante (19-8) to six-fight contracts. Both fighters are expected to make their respective debuts at Titan FC 34 on a yet-to-be determined date in June in Montreal.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 3:47PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Joanne Calderwood hints at personal turmoil in message to fans
(bloodyelbow.com)
After suffering a shocking upset loss at UFC Fight Night: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2, Joanne Calderwood is confirming rumors that she's been going through some problems in her personal life leading up to this bout.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hector Lombard, Ali Bagautinov removed from UFC rankings
(bloodyelbow.com)
It appears that suspended welterweight Hector Lombard has been removed from the UFC rankings, yet Anderson Silva is still a part of them.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anderson Silva asks to compete at the 2016 Olympics
(mmafighting.com)
Former UFC champion Anderson Silva is seriously considering competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Diaz being 'strong-armed' into Brown fight
(mmafighting.com)
Nate Diaz says his UFC 189 date against Matt Brown was effectively decided without his consent, and he isn't pleased about the slight.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Fresh off UFC win, Moraes competes at Copa Podio
(mmafighting.com)
Sergio Moraes, who won his third straight in the UFC with a decision over Mickael Lebout at UFC Fight Night 64, will face Leandro Lo at the Copa Podio event in May.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator 136 Salaries: Lightweight Champ Will Brooks Earns $72K for Title Defense
(sherdog.com)
Bellator 136 Salaries: Lightweight Champ Will Brooks Earns $72K for Title Defense.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Bellator 136 Medicals: Rafael Carvalho Facing 6 Months for Possible Fractured Jaw
(sherdog.com)
Bellator 136 Medicals: Rafael Carvalho Facing 6 Months for Possible Fractured Jaw.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
UFC on FOX 15's Cub Swanson not ruling out eventual move to lightweight
(mmajunkie.com)
It’s a difficult task for UFC matchmakers to determine who’s left for Cub Swanson to fight after the featherweight’s many years in the now-defunct WEC and UFC.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Alan Omer vs. Mike Wilkinson added to UFC Fight Night 69 in Germany
(mmajunkie.com)
A featherweight bout between Alan Omer (18-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Mike Wilkinson (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 69 in Germany.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
New official UFC 186 lineup set following Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's removal
(mmajunkie.com)
Like so many other UFC cards in the past few years, UFC 186 has taken its fair share of hits. UFC 186 takes place April 25 at Bell Centre in Montreal. The five-fight main card airs on pay-per-view following a four-fight prelim broadcast on FOX Sports 1 and three prelims on UFC Fight Pass. It is the UFC’s first visit to Montreal since UFC 158 in March 2013. MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi – for flyweight title Michael Bisping vs. C.B. Dollaway Steve Bosse vs. Fabio Maldonado Shane Campbell vs. John Makdessi Thomas Almeida vs. Yves Jabouin PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) Patrick Cote vs. Joe Riggs Alexis Davis vs. Sarah Kaufman Bryan Barberena vs. Chad Laprise Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. David Michaud PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET) Chris Clements vs. Nordine Taleb Valerie Letourneau vs. Jessica Rakoczy Aisling Daly vs. Randa Markos
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 7:25AM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, UFC
 
Bobby Lashley vs. James Thompson 2 rebooked for Bellator 138 in June
(mmafighting.com)
Bobby Lashley will get another chance to avenge his last loss. The former WWE star was supposed to meet James Thompson at Bellator 134 in February, but Thompson pulled out due to injury. The fight has been rebooked for Bellator 138 on June 19 in St. Louis, Bellator officials confirmed with MMAFighting.com. The Denver Post originally broke the news.
Submitted Apr 13, 2015 11:12AM by JLS1980 - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Scott Jorgensen returns to 135, meets Manny Gamburyan at UFC Fight Night 72
(mmajunkie.com)
After a 1-3 run in the UFC’s flyweight division, Scott Jorgensen is heading back north to bantamweight. Jorgensen (15-10 MMA, 4-6 UFC) has booked a fight in his former division against Manny Gamburyan (14-8 MMA, 5-6 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 72 in July. UFC officials announced the new contest today. UFC Fight Night 72 takes place July 15 at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. While full broadcast plans have not been announced, the main card is likely to air on FOX Sports 1. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 13, 2015 9:41AM by Wez - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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