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Former UFC 155 champ Benson Henderson pumps brakes on planned welterweight move
Despite previous statements to the contrary, former UFC champ Benson Henderson won’t abandon the lightweight division after his UFC Fight Night 59 showdown with Donald Cerrone.
Submitted Jan 11, 2015 2:19AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rory MacDonald vs Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186
Verbal agreements are in place that will see Rory MacDonald take on Hector Lombard at UFC 186 in Montreal, Canada. A source close to the situation revealed the news to Vendetta Fighter this evening. It’s unknown at this time if the fight will serve as the main or co-main event — that will depend on if the UFC can add a title fight to the card or not.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 1:10PM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ex-UFC fighter Cody McKenzie would fight Dana White for free: 'I'd love to beat him up'
Cody McKenzie has retired from MMA. But there is one fight that could bring him back.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 1:04PM by FastKnockout - 24 comments
Filed under: UFC
Carla Esparza weary of challenge ahead: Joanna Jedrzejczyk could knock me out
UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza spoke to members of the media at UFC 182, and discussed her upcoming title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 12:56PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Daniel Cormier's T/E ratio was also low
It appears that Jon Jones' opponent at UFC 182, Daniel Cormier, also had an irregular T/E ratio.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 12:53PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
'TUF: Latin America' vets Masio Fullen, Alexander Torres meet at UFC 184 in L.A.
A featherweight bout between a pair of competitors on “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” is slated for the UFC’s return to Los Angeles.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 12:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Evans-Smith positive for diuretic, manager says complaint sent to wrong address
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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