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Page 15 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Evans-Smith positive for diuretic, manager says complaint sent to wrong address
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC women’s bantamweight Ashlee Evans-Smith tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill that prevents the body from retaining salt and aids in weight-cutting, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 12:50PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
'UFC Rising: Conor McGregor' premieres Monday on FOX Sports 1
(mmajunkie.com)
With next week’s return of Conor McGregor to the UFC spotlight, FOX Sports 1 will air a Monday special highlighting the Irish star.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 12:48PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
RFA 22 results: Chidi Njokuani cruises, but missed weight keeps belt vacant
(mmajunkie.com)
Chidi Njokuani won the title fight, but the belt he’s been coveting still has to wait.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 12:46PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Legacy FC 40 set for March in Atlanta with heavyweight title, Betzold-Lima
(mmajunkie.com)
Legacy FC will head to Atlanta in March, and the promotion’s heavyweight title will be on the line in the main event.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 12:44PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Rumor: Tapout to become WWE's exclusive sponsor
(m.mixedmartialarts.com)
Tapout clothing is about to announce an exclusive deal with WWE and sponsoring fighters similar to the Reebok deal with the ufc…always nice to see these athletes getting paid, just remember where you heard it first.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 8:01PM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Dan Henderson runs the pipe on Jon Jones, has cocaine jokes for days
(mmamania.com)
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Dan Henderson is having the last laugh after light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was popped for cocaine metabolites during a pre-fight drug test last December.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 2:19PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Robbie Lawler looks to return to full training in February
(mmajunkie.com)
While UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler (25-10 MMA, 10-4 UFC) knows who he’ll face the next time he fights, he’s still not sure exactly when that will be.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 2:16PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Not impressed by your performance? St-Pierre now admits legendary slam was 'low-class'
(mmajunkie.com)
Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC) is among the most respectful, level-headed fighters in UFC history, but his signature moment on the mic remains one of the most beloved lines of trash talk ever uttered inside the octagon. In retrospect, St-Pierre now admits it was “low-class.”
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 2:14PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Manager: ‘Jacare’ Souza will convince Dana White to give him a title shot after UFC 184
(mmafighting.com)
Ronaldo Souza’s long-awaited UFC title shot might be delayed again if his teammate Anderson Silva beats Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Jan. 31, but his team has different plans. UFC president Dana White said that "Jacare" was "next in line for a title (shot)" after his win over Gegard Mousasi in September, but recently promised Silva a shot at the middleweight championship if he’s victorious on Jan. 31.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 12:02PM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Court Strikes Down Broadcast Ban In Germany
(mmamania.com)
The Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM), perhaps not as enamored as some media outlets with the rise of mixed martial arts (MMA), instituted a broadcast ban on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) programming, which was recently overturned by the Administrative Court in Munich, Germany, for being "illegitimate."
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Seven fights announced for Bellator 132
(mmafighting.com)
Headlined by a featherweight title bout between Patricio Freire and Daniel Straus, Bellator 132’s lineup is now complete with the addition of seven preliminary bouts.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Mike De La Torre vs. Tiago Trator added to UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil
A featherweight matchup between Mike De La Torre and Tiago Trator (19-4-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 61 event.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anthony Pettis: 'Annoying' Khabib Nurmagomedov owns 'amateur level' striking
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is focused on his upcoming title defense with Rafael dos Anjos (23-7 MMA, 12-5 UFC). But with Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) lurking in the background, “Showtime” admits the Dagestani’s constant lurking is getting a little tiresome.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 9:01AM by JLS1980 - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Manny Gamburyan vs. Aljamain Sterling added to UFC on FOX 15 in April
(mmajunkie.com)
A bantamweight matchup between longtime veteran Manny Gamburyan and undefeated prospect Aljamain Sterling (10-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has been added to April’s UFC on FOX 15 event.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 9:38PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
'Cookie Monster' Spends $1000 On Ice Cream
(mmamania.com)
Carla Esparza splurges on $1000 Golden Opulence Sundae to celebrate winning UFC strawweight title.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:40PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Joe Schilling meets Robert Thomas at Glory 19
(mmafighting.com)
Bellator middleweight Joe Schilling pledged to contend in both MMA and kickboxing in 2015, and after re-upping with Glory, he's following through on that promise.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:31PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
After 3 First-Round KO Wins, Sam Oropeza Asked For Bellator Release to Pursue UFC Dreams
(sherdog.com)
After 3 First-Round KO Wins, Sam Oropeza Asked For Bellator Release to Pursue UFC Dreams.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:29PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Legacy FC to Push for Open Scoring in Future Kickboxing Events After Jan. 16 Debut
(sherdog.com)
Legacy FC to Push for Open Scoring in Future Kickboxing Events After Jan. 16 Debut.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:28PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Marlon Moraes-Josh Hill Bantamweight Title Clash Set for WSOF 18 in Edmonton
(sherdog.com)
Marlon Moraes-Josh Hill Bantamweight Title Clash Set for WSOF 18 in Edmonton.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:27PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
CIR testing performed on Jones' pre-fight tests, says NSAC head
(mmajunkie.com)
The only anomaly in UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones’ out-of-competition tests for UFC 182 was a positive for cocaine metabolites, the head of the Nevada State Athletic Commission said today.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:25PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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