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UFC champ Ronda Rousey meets Holly Holm – not Miesha Tate – at UFC 195
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey won’t be fighting Miesha Tate for a third time, after all. At least not yet.
Submitted Aug 21, 2015 8:01AM by nirvana184 - 47 comments
Filed under: UFC
Brock Lesnar: I was a 'stone-cold, caveman, barbarian killer' during my UFC run
During his three-year run in the UFC, Brock Lesnar was by far the most marketable and most-watched athlete on the entire roster. Coming from the world of professional wrestling, Lesnar already had a built in fan base on the first day he arrived in the promotion. But no one could have predicted that only four fights into his career he would defeat Randy Couture and become heavyweight champion.
Submitted Aug 21, 2015 1:41AM by tildengolfer - 26 comments
Filed under: UFC
Luke Rockhold: I'm dirtier and grittier than any of these motherf**kers
Not long after a hard gym session one evening, followed by a short nap and the running of some errands near his Northern California training camp, No. 1 middleweight contender Luke Rockhold is hardly acting and sounding like the compensating, insecure challenger that UFC champion Chris Weidman recently made him out to be.
Submitted Aug 21, 2015 1:40AM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Velasquez slight favorite over Werdum
It was recently announced that Fabricio Werdum's first title defense would be a rematch with the man he took the belt from, Cain Velasquez. And despite dominating Cain Velasquez and submitting him, UFC champion Fabricio Werdum opened as a slight underdog in the sports books. According to BestFightOdds.com, Fabricio Werdum opened as the underdog at +124 and Velasquez as the favorite at -130.
Submitted Aug 21, 2015 1:39AM by tildengolfer - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Donald Cerrone claims he was trolling Rafael dos Anjos with steroid use accusations
Donald Cerrone's march to a UFC lightweight title shot is something to behold. Since losing to now-champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 27 in 2013, Cerrone has pushed through eight top contenders (including one former divisional champ). He now has arguably the biggest fight of his career in a rematch in the main event of UFC on FOX 17 in December, yet, when hearing him speak about it or how he spends his time, he's equal parts excited and nonchalant about the whole thing.
Submitted Aug 21, 2015 1:38AM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
RFA set to debut U.S.A. vs. Brazil fight kits
When the fighters at RFA 29 walk out to compete on Friday night on AXS TV, they'll be an unusual difference from normal RFA events. Not only is the theme of RFA 29 a slide toward nationalism with a 'U.S.A vs. Brazil' framing, but the organization is also requiring fighters to wear Adidas-made fight kits.
Submitted Aug 21, 2015 1:37AM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Court McGee returns at UFC 194 against Marcio Alexandre Jr.
He's baaack... Court McGee will finally return to the Octagon in December. Sidelined due to several injuries and surgeries, the winner of the 11th season of The Ultimate Fighter is scheduled to take on TUF Brazil 3 runner-up Marcio Alexandre Jr. at UFC 194.
Submitted Aug 21, 2015 1:36AM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
After tragedy and injury, Sean Loeffler still hoping for UFC opportunity he earned years ago
Maybe none of it was meant to be. How could you think anything else when looking at the past? Both times Sean Loeffler had an opportunity to make it big in MMA, bad luck struck him and it struck him hard. Loeffler has a good life -- a successful gym business, a beautiful daughter and he owns his own home in California.
Submitted Aug 21, 2015 1:35AM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Henderson vs. Alves possible for UFC South Korea
A welterweight fight between Ben Henderson and Thiago Alves is being targeted for a UFC Fight Night main event in South Korea on November 28th.
Submitted Aug 20, 2015 8:18PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Using Third-Party Firm to Conduct Investigation on Anthony Johnson Gym Incident
UFC Using Third-Party Firm to Conduct Investigation on Anthony Johnson Gym Incident.
Submitted Aug 20, 2015 8:14PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Welterweights Warlley Alves, Colby Covington to Clash at UFC 194
Welterweights Warlley Alves, Colby Covington to Clash at UFC 194.
Submitted Aug 20, 2015 8:11PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ex-Featherweight Champ Pat Curran to Face Justin Lawrence at Bellator 145
Ex-Featherweight Champ Pat Curran to Face Justin Lawrence at Bellator 145.
Submitted Aug 20, 2015 8:09PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
‘TUF 16’ Winner Colton Smith Signs with World Series of Fighting
‘TUF 16’ Winner Colton Smith Signs with World Series of Fighting.
Submitted Aug 20, 2015 8:06PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
After 2-Year Absence, Court McGee to Make Octagon Return at UFC 194
After 2-Year Absence, Court McGee to Make Octagon Return at UFC 194.
Submitted Aug 20, 2015 8:04PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bellator Signs Wrestling Standout Tyrell Fortune To Multi-Fight Deal
Bellator MMA announced on Wednesday the signing of highly sought after wrestling prospect Tyrell Fortune to an exclusive, multi-fight contract. The 25-year-old’s focus is currently set on the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, which he will attempt to qualify for during Olympic Trials next April. Regardless of whether or not he makes the team, Fortune hopes to have his first heavyweight mixed martial arts contest in early 2016.
Submitted Aug 20, 2015 8:14AM by JLS1980 - 6 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Gegard Mousasi vs. Uriah Hall set for UFC Japan following Roan Carneiro injury
The UFC announced on Wednesday that Hall has stepped in for the injured Roan Carneiro and will take on top 10 middleweight Gegard Mousasi in the UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson co-main event in Japan.
Submitted Aug 19, 2015 10:15PM by RhythmAndStyle - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale will be in Las Vegas (Lauzon vs Dunham)
Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber are currently coaching teams of fighters on the reality show, which is filming in Las Vegas, but they will not fight each other at the end of the season. The winner of the season will be determined on the Dec. 11 card. Two fights have been agreed to for the card, the Review-Journal has learned. A lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon and Las Vegan Evan Dunham will be featured. Also, Mike Pierce will take on Ryan LaFlare in a welterweight bout.
Submitted Aug 19, 2015 10:14PM by RhythmAndStyle - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Vinicius Queiroz vs. Ewerton Teixeira completes Bellator 143 main card
Accomplished kickboxer and undefeated heavyweight mixed martial artist Ewerton Teixeira will make his Bellator debut at Bellator 143 when he squares off with Vinicius Queiroz.
Submitted Aug 19, 2015 5:00PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Akbarh Arreola vs. Jake Matthews, Ricardo Abreu vs. Daniel Kelly set for UFC 193
Akbarh Arreola vs. Jake Matthews, Ricardo Abreu vs. Daniel Kelly set for UFC 193.
Submitted Aug 19, 2015 4:57PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
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