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Mairbek Taisumov vs. Alan Patrick added to UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin
(mmajunkie.com)
A lightweight bout between Mairbek Taisumov (23-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Alan Patrick (12-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has joined June’s UFC Fight Night 69 lineup in Germany.
Submitted Apr 8, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jorge Masvidal, female fighters take up Ben Henderson on his UFC 186 offer
(bloodyelbow.com)
Three fighters, including two in the women's bantamweight division, are "ready" to fight Ben Henderson at UFC 186.
Submitted Apr 8, 2015 9:49AM by JLS1980 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mirsad Bektic vs. Renato Carneiro official for UFC Fight Night 67 in Brazil
(mmafighting.com)
Two undefeated fighters will collide in Brazil. The UFC announced Tuesday that Bosnia’s Mirsad Bektic will take on Brazil’s Renato Carneiro in the preliminary portion of May 30’s UFC Fight Night 67 in Goiania, Brazil.
Submitted Apr 8, 2015 9:47AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Minotauro Nogueira vs Stefan Struve fight set for UFC 190 in Brazil on Aug. 1
(mmamania.com)
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Interim Heavyweight Champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, will return to the Octagon to battle Stefan Struve in a match set for UFC 190, a pay-per-view (PPV) event planned for HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 1, 2015. The world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) league dropped the announcement earlier this evening on its official website. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 7, 2015 10:08PM by Wez - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dustin Poirier meets Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans
(mmajunkie.com)
Dustin Poirier was promised a fight on the UFC’s June card in his home state, and he now has his wish. Poirier (17-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC), after a first-round knockout win against Diego Ferreira this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 63, will meet Yancy Medeiros (11-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 68 in Louisiana. UFC officials announced the new bout today.
Submitted Apr 7, 2015 7:30PM by JLS1980 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mike Swick returns from long absence, meets Alex Garcia at UFC 189
(mmafighting.com)
A popular, but rarely seen face from The Ultimate Fighter 1 is ready to return to the Octagon. Welterweight Mike Swick will meet Alex Garcia at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas. ESPN.com initially reported news of the bout Tuesday. (Courtesy of from Twitter)
Submitted Apr 7, 2015 5:26PM by Wez - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Stephan Bonnar retired unless something comes along 'that sparks my interest'
(mmafighting.com)
Stephan Bonnar's Bellator fight with Tito Ortiz was probably his last. The UFC Hall of Famer told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that he doesn't plan on coming out of retirement again unless there is a fight that really intrigues him. Bonnar fell by unanimous decision to Ortiz in the main event of Bellator 131 last November. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 7, 2015 2:02PM by Wez - 6 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Court rules Jackson off UFC 186 fight card
(mmafighting.com)
A New Jersey judge sided with Bellator MMA on Monday, granting them a preliminary injunction, which removes Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson off the UFC 186 fight card.
Submitted Apr 7, 2015 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 41 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Injured Ryan Ford says he's out of June's WSOF 21 headliner
(mmajunkie.com)
June’s WSOF 21 event appears it’s lost one half of its planned headliner.
Submitted Apr 7, 2015 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Irish tabloid throws infidelity allegations at UFC champ Jose Aldo
(bloodyelbow.com)
Irish newspaper the Sunday World insinuates that Jose Aldo was unfaithful to his wife with a Brazilian model during his stay in Dublin last week.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 7:47PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
UFC hires BALCO investigator Jeff Novitzky for 'clean initiative education program'
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC today announced the hiring of a prominent anti-doping figure as part of its ongoing efforts to ensure clean competition within the promotion’s octagon.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 7:43PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 63 salaries: Clay Guida, Chad Mendes earn largest disclosed paydays
(mmajunkie.com)
Main-card winner Clay Guida ($100,000) and main-event victor Chad Mendes ($96,000) were the top earners this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 63.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 7:41PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 67 adds two fights, including Ryan Jimmo vs. Francimar Barroso
(mmajunkie.com)
The card for the UFC’s return to Goiania, Goias, Brazil, continues to come together with the announcement of two more fights for UFC Fight Night 67.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 7:39PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jorge Masvidal on loss to Al Iaquinta: 'If you're just swinging at air, is that active?'
(mmajunkie.com)
Signing off from an interview today with MMAjunkie Radio, UFC lightweight Jorge Masvidal made his feelings known in the form of a question, for which he also provided an answer.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 7:37PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Melvin Guillard pulled from Friday's WSOF 20 co-headliner; Dugulubgov meets Montoya
(mmajunkie.com)
Just four days from a planned bout with Ozzy Dugulubgov at WSOF 20, Melvin Guillard has been pulled from Friday’s fight card. MMAjunkie was today told “The Young Assassin” will not compete at WSOF 20 because WSOF executives have been unable to reach Guillard in the days ahead of the contest. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 2:56PM by Wez - 10 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
WWE wants Rousey vs. Stephanie McMahon match
(mmafighting.com)
If Ronda Rousey is to do something in pro wrestling again, WWE sources indicate the company is hoping for her to do a match with Stephanie McMahon at next year's WrestleMania.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 2:04PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Gaethje: I could’ve ‘run right through’ Pettis
(mmafighting.com)
WSOF lightweight champ Justin Gaethje wasn't surprised by Rafael dos Anjos' utter destruction of Anthony Pettis at UFC 185 because he feels he could've done the exact same.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 2:02PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Varner suffered more than 30 concussions in career
(mmafighting.com)
Jamie Varner said he retired from the UFC in December after doctors told him he had suffered more than 30 concussions in his career and recommended he didn't fight anymore.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 2:01PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Davis didn't lose teeth in fight, but broke jaw
(mmafighting.com)
After his Fight of the Year candidate against Hideo Tokoro on Friday night, L.C. Davis ended up with a bloody mouth, the result of a badly broken jaw.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 1:58PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Sapp new VP of global public relations for ROAD FC
(mmafighting.com)
Bob Sapp, who announced his retirement from the sport in 2013, returns to MMA on May 2, but not as a fighter.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 1:57PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
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