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Dennis Bermudez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri targeted for UFC Pittsburgh
(mmafighting.com)
The UFC's return to the Steel City is about to get even more interesting. A bout between Dennis Bermudez and Tatsuya Kawajiri is targeted for UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Means on Feb. 21 in Pittsburgh, sources told MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jan 7, 2016 5:14PM by Wez - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
CRAZY ALERT: Ronda Rousey and the UFC face lawsuit in Florida
(bloodyelbow.com)
A temporary restraining order has been filed in Florida against Ronda Rousey, as the plaintiff fears that the UFC star may "judo kick my head into submission" for whistleblowing about her lies.
Submitted Jan 7, 2016 12:34PM by GDPofMPG - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
Following 'serious' Outfitting Policy infractions, UFC issues 3 payment reductions
(mmajunkie.com)
For the first time since the UFC instituted its revolutionary Athlete Outfitting Policy, a handful of the promotion’s athletes will be receiving a little less money than they might have expected based on the program’s payout tiers. MMAjunkie today confirmed with UFC officials that three athletes who competed at December’s UFC on FOX 17 event will receive reductions on their scheduled payments after “knowingly and seriously” violating the policy, marking the first time the promotion has taken such a step.
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 11:30PM by tildengolfer - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White confirms Holly Holm will fight before Ronda Rousey rematch
(mmafighting.com)
After Holly Holm knocked out longtime women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, many fans and critics expected an immediate rematch. That, however, is not the case. "Holly Holm will fight before she fights Ronda," UFC President Dana White said during Wednesday's episode of UFC Tonight.
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 7:34PM by tildengolfer - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bibiano Fernandes not happy with new ONE Championship weigh-in program: ‘It has affected me’
(mmafighting.com)
Unbeaten in 10 fights since cutting down to 135 pounds, Bibiano Fernandes had to change a few things ahead of his fourth title defense at ONE Championship. ONE Championship announced a new weigh-in program less than two weeks after the death of Yang Jian Bing, who passed away while cutting weight for a flyweight bout. The first fight card under the new program takes place Jan. 23 in China, and Fernandes will be defending his title against Kevin Belingon in the main event.
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 7:33PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Dustin Poirier completes surgery for broken nose, expects to be out six weeks
(mmajunkie.com)
Poirier (19-4 MMA, 11-3 UFC) wasted little time going under the knife following two breaks to his nose in a UFC 195 bout with Joseph Duffy (14-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) earlier this month. “The Diamond” defeated Duffy by unanimous decision, but absorbed several hard shots to the face early in the fight that sent blood leaking from his nose at a high rate for more than two rounds. Four days after the big win, Poirier went under the knife to fix several breaks to his nasal structure.
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 3:35PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Women's flyweight prospect Ilima MacFarlane faces Amber Tackett at Bellator 148
(mmafighting.com)
Bellator's first event of the New Year is getting a women's bout. Prospect Ilima MacFarlane will meet Amber Tackett in the featured prelim of Bellator 148 on Jan. 29 in Fresno, Calif., sources told MMA Fighting. Bellator officials confirmed the bout Tuesday night.
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 3:04PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
UFC Fight Roundup: Daniel Sarafian gets new opponent with Sam Alvey injured
(mmafighting.com)
The UFC has announced a pair of new bouts for different cards in February. The promotion’s pay-per-view event of the month, scheduled for Feb. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, will feature a light heavyweight showdown between Misha Cirkunov and Alex Nicholson.
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 2:53PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Martin 'The Hitman' Kampmann officially retires from MMA
(foxsports.com)
Following 27 professional fights, including 17 in the UFC, Martin Kampmann has officially retired from the sport of mixed martial arts. Kampmann, 33, broke the news to UFC.com this week. "I've known for a while," Kampmann said about his retirement. "I just haven't really made it official. I'm not sure why." (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 2:08PM by Wez - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Josh Koscheck injured, out of Bellator debut
(mmafighting.com)
Josh Koscheck's Bellator debut is going to have to wait. The MMA star is injured and out of his main event fight with Matt Secor at Bellator 148 on Jan. 29 in Fresno, Calif., Bellator officials confirmed with MMA Fighting on Tuesday. The extent of the injury was not disclosed. Secor is not expected to be on the card. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 10:45AM by Wez - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
IV ban sends Diego Sanchez back to lightweight
(mmamania.com)
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) somethingweight veteran Diego Sanchez is back on the weight-cutting roller coaster, thanks to the recent ban on intravenous (IV) hydration handed down by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) last summer. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jan 6, 2016 10:38AM by Wez - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Neil Magny attends seminar hosted by former opponent Demian Maia
(mmajunkie.com)
For UFC welterweight Neil Magny, the roughly eight minutes he spent in the cage with Demian Maia at UFC 190 this past August was about as humbling an experience as a fighter could have. He came into the fight riding a seven-fight winning streak, hadn’t lost in almost two years, and was feeling pretty confident about his chances against the Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 9:04PM by Wez - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF President Ray Sefo Says He Turned Down Fedor Emelianenko Fight at Rizin
(sherdog.com)
Fedor Emelianenko almost had a different opponent at Rizin Fighting Federation’s New Year’s Eve event. World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo, who owns a 2-2 MMA record and has extensive professional kickboxing experience, says that he was offered the fight against the Russian a little more than a month before the card. However, Sefo turned it down, citing a lack of time to prepare for a bout against “The Last Emperor.” (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 4:47PM by Wez - 19 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Emanuel Newton-Linton Vassell rematch rounds out Bellator 149 main card
(mmafighting.com)
A light heavyweight rematch will round out the main card of Bellator 149. Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton will meet Linton Vassell on Feb. 19 in Houston, MMAFighting.com has learned. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 2:57PM by Wez - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Rockhold: I don't want to fight at UFC 199
(mixedmartialarts.com)
UFC champ Luke Rockhold has the foresight to know that when a big fight or event is on the horizon, much of what surrounds it gets lost in the shuffle. Rockhold (15-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) said that’s exactly what’s going to happen as July’s UFC 200 event draws near, which is why he wants his first middleweight title defense to take place on that mega-card, which airs July 9 on pay-per-view from the new Las Vegas Arena. “I would say (I want to fight in) May, June or July, but UFC 200 would be cool,” Rockhold told MMAjunkie Radio. “I don’t want to be on UFC 199, I’ll tell you that. The hype for 200 will be so big it will take away from 199. Who wants to be on 199? I want to be on 198 or 200. That would be cool, even if I’m not main eventing.”
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 1:42PM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mayweather: Racism still exists in combat sports
(mixedmartialarts.com)
The greatest boxer of his generation, and the highest paid athlete in history, Floyd Mayweather Jr., recently spoke with Fight Hype's Ben Thompson about the state of boxing. FMJ argued emphatically that racism still exists in combat sports. While he directed most of his comments at boxing, particularly boxing media's P4P list, he referenced mixed martial arts as well.
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 1:41PM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, Interviews, Miscellaneous
 
Tyron Woodley wants Robbie Lawler title fight, but ‘preparing myself to be heartbroken again’
(mmafighting.com)
For three long months, Tyron Woodley was the UFC's official No. 1 welterweight contender in waiting. But the fight game tends to have its own mind when it comes to matters like these, and after Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit set Las Vegas ablaze with an instant classic Saturday night at UFC 195, Woodley knows he may have some work to do if he wants to preserve his spot as the next in line. "Even before the fifth round, the way that the fight was going, I already was thinking, ‘goddamnit, they're about to do this fight again,'" Woodley said Monday on The MMA Hour. "We are in the era of the rematch. People want to see a rematch every other weekend. How many rematches have you seen?
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 1:38PM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cirkunov Welcomes Nicholson to the Octagon at UFC 196
(topmmanews.com)
A Light Heavyweight match-up between Latvian import Misha Cirkunov and UFC newcomer Alex “The Spartan” Nicholson is set for UFC 196: Werdum vs. Velasquez 2 on February 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It has not been confirmed as of yet where the bout will fall on the lineup however it will likely be part of the preliminary card. The UFC confirmed the bout today on their Facebook page.
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 1:34PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Emanuel Newton-Linton Vassell rematch rounds out Bellator 149 main card
(mmafighting.com)
A light heavyweight rematch will round out the main card of Bellator 149. Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton will meet Linton Vassell on Feb. 19 in Houston, MMAFighting.com has learned. The bout will be a rematch of an encounter held at Bellator 130, in which then-champ Newton submitted Vassell in the fifth-round with a rear-naked choke.
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 1:31PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Titan FC: Money for displaced fighters on Jan 15
(mixedmartialarts.com)
Titan FC says it will be sending out checks to all fighters who were on the card for the Titan FC 36 event. Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson said his promotion wants to make things right with fighters left out of work with the sudden cancelation of this past month’s Titan FC 36. Aronson today told MMAjunkie Radio that he and Titan COO Lex McMahon will cut checks to help offset the losses stemming from the event, which was scrapped when Aronson suffered complications from a surgery.
Submitted Jan 5, 2016 12:56PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
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