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Matt Brown: Coach 'straight up lied' about alleged beating, case dropped by prosecutor
A widely circulated story of Matt Brown allegedly beating a now-former jiu-jitsu coach is untrue, the UFC welterweight today told MMAjunkie.
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Bellator 136 gets five new fights, including Held vs. Sarnavskiy, Beltran vs. Rogers
April’s Bellator 136 is starting to fill out, and the promotion today announced five new additions to the card, including a lightweight matchup of Marcin Held (20-3 MMA, 9-2 BMMA) vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy (30-2 MMA, 5-2 BMMA).
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
Sarah Kaufman thinks Correia vs. Eye for Rousey title shot, still wants Tate rematch
UFC women’s bantamweight and ex-Strikeforce champ Sarah Kaufman would, of course, love to be the next challenger to champ Ronda Rousey after she faces onetime title challenger Alexis Davis next month at UFC 186.
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ben Askren vs. Luis Santos official for 'ONE 26: Valor of Champions' headliner
Next month’s “ONE 26: Valor of Champions” event is official for the Philippines with the welterweight title on the line in the main event, plus a pair of new bouts.
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Meet the TUF 21: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians cast
The competition takes place between Florida super-camps American Top Team and The Blackzilians, with $500,000 on the line for the winning team, as well as the customary TUF contract for the winning fighter. So, lets take a look at the fighters competing: AMERICAN TOP TEAM.........................BLACKZILIANS NAME...................AGE..RECORD.........NAME.....................AGE......RECORD WELTERWEIGHTS Marcelo Alfaya.......36....16–7 (1 NC)....Valdir Araujo...........30........14-5 Steve Carl.............30.....21–4..............Carrington Banks.....26....... 3–0 Nathan Coy........... 36....14–5..............Luiz Buscape...........32........18–6 Michael Graves.......24....4–0................Jason Jackson.........24........4–2 Hayder Hassan.......32....6–1................Vicente Luque.........23........7–4–1 Sabah Homasi........26....8–4................Andrews Nakahara...31.......4–2–2 Uros Jurisic............23....5–0................Felipe Portela...........27.......8–2 Steve Montgomery..24....8–2................Kamaru Usman........26.......5–1
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 10:56AM by Budgellism - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rampage injunction reveals bonus structure
Bellator MMA is taking Quinton "Rampage" Jackson to court over whether the fighter is legally obligated to keep fighting for the world's #2 fight league. Jackson says the Viacom-owned company breached their contract, allowing him to re sign with the UFC, who he once grudgingly described as "the devil you know." Viacom says he owes the remaining three fights on his six-fight contract.
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 12:30AM by tildengolfer - 10 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Titan FC 33 lineup set with four title fights including Green-Holobaugh and Healy-Kinser
With a few small tweaks, the card for Titan FC 33 is now set. The card, which takes place at The Aeroplex at Brookley in Mobile, Ala., on March 20, has eleven fights scheduled, including four title bouts. The main card airs on CBS Sports Network. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 10:33PM by Wez - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Ronda Rousey: Theoretically, 'I could beat 100 percent' of UFC men's bantamweights
Ronda Rousey said on ESPN's SportsCenter on Thursday that she could defeat "100 percent" of UFC men's bantamweights given the right circumstances.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 5:23PM by george112 - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
Uriah Hall vs. Rafael Natal set for UFC 187
It will be a battle of New York-based middleweights in Las Vegas on May 23, as Uriah "Prime Time" Hall and Rafael "Sapo" Natal square off in UFC 187 action at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 1:22PM by Wez - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Report: Dana's siding with Team Rousey triggered Burt Watson exit
More rumors in the exit of Burt Watson from the UFC. Word is out that an argument with part of Ronda Rousey's entourage could be behind the UFC and it's event coordinator parting ways.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 12:22PM by GDPofMPG - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
Invicta FC 11 Salaries: ‘Cyborg’ Takes Home $90K, Rest of Card Earns $44,650
Invicta FC 11 Salaries: ‘Cyborg’ Takes Home $90K, Rest of Card Earns $44,650.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Chael Sonnen Will Face Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral at Metamoris 6 in Los Angeles on May 9
Chael Sonnen Will Face Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral at Metamoris 6 in Los Angeles on May 9.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 10:27AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Derrick Lewis: Forget UFC title – I just want to pay off house, then I'm done
UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis comes fists first when he faces opponents in the UFC’s octagon. But before he does that, he’s a wreck.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC returns to theaters with Fathom Events for UFC 185 in Dallas
The UFC will return to movie theaters next week for UFC 185.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
UFC Faces New Set of Battles
The women's bantamweight title bout continued the fast-paced Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to form after an injury-riddled 2014 that saw bad news on the revenue and credit rating fronts. Now, the once high-flying UFC is trying hard to put last year behind it. "It put in a level of volatility to our business that we've never seen. To be honest with you, it was kind of an outlier year. We've had injuries we've had to deal with, but nothing to that magnitude," UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta told CNBC...
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 11:05PM by NE-1 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations, General MMA, Miscellaneous
Middleweight champ David Branch headlines WSOF 20 in light heavyweight bout against Ronny Markes
David Branch is going for his second World Series of Fighting belt. Fresh off his first middleweight title defense, Branch has decided to move up to 205 pounds and take on Ronny Markes as part of the promotion’s light heavyweight tournament. WSOF president Ray Sefo confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. Branch vs. Markes will headline WSOF 20 in Mashantucket, Connecticut, on April 10. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 9:16PM by Wez - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
'The Ultimate Fighter 22' tryouts slated for lightweights, welterweights on March 29
After 10 years in the game, The Ultimate Fighter continues to march on. Tryouts for the twenty-second American season of UFC's flagship reality show are slated to be held on Sunday, March 29 at the Palace Station in Las Vegas, NV, the UFC announced Wednesday. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 8:15PM by Wez - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
L.C. Davis vs. Hideo Tokoro added to Bellator 135, full fight card announced
The full card for Bellator 135 is set. L.C. Davis will meet Hideo Tokoro in a matchup of MMA veterans on the event's prelims, Bellator announced Wednesday. Also on the prelims is top Roufusport prospect Emmanuel Sanchez, who meets Alejando Villalobos.
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 7:48PM by Wez - 9 comments
Filed under: Bellator
UFC champ Ronda Rousey 'wouldn't stand a chance' fighting ex-Dallas Cowboy wide receiver
Football players fighting women? Probably not the best thing to be talking about considering what went down with Ray Rice last September (even though it doesn't intimidate "Rowdy").
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 10:29AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
After Reebok snub, UFC officials promise to promote Carla Esparza as champ
UFC women’s strawweight champ Carla Esparza is feeling a lot better after speaking out about a perceived lack of attention from her promoter.
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
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