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Page 17 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Sonnen vs. Galvao still on for Metamoris 4
(mmafighting.com)
Despite a second drug test failure, Chael Sonnen is still set to take on Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Thiago Silva set to return against Bellator veteran Mike Hayes
(mmamania.com)
A press conference announcing the full card is expected later this month.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Dana White will push BJ Penn to retire if he loses
(bloodyelbow.com)
Dana White said that if BJ Penn loses this third bout against Frankie Edgar, he will be pushing the former champion to retire.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale start times, fan events, video preview
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s annual Independence Day weekend is twice as big this year with a pair of title fights on Saturday, plus an entire second fight card on Sunday.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 49 adds Demian Maia vs. Mike Pyle, Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont
(mmajunkie.com)
A pair of intriguing matchups has been added to August’s UFC Fight Night 49 events, as Demian Maia faces Mike Pyle, and Thales Leites meets Francis Carmont.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With Cedeno vs. Sanders, UFC Fight Night 45 lineup set with 11 bouts
(mmajunkie.com)
The line up is set for this month’s UFC Fight Night 45 lineup in New Jersey.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 8:40PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tom Lawlor out at UFC Fight Night 46, promotion seeking replacement foe for Ilir Latifi
(mmajunkie.com)
Injury has forced fan-favorite middleweight Tom Lawlor out of UFC Fight Night 46, and UFC officials are now seeking a replacement opponent for Ilir Latifi.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 8:38PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Two new Polish fighters signed to the UFC ranks
(www.bloodyelbow.com)
Two new Pols make their way to the UFC with the signing of a new strawweight and a new lightweight.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 3:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Myron Dennis vs. Leonardo Leite title fight headlines Legacy FC 35
(mmafighting.com)
Undefeated Brazilian prospect Leonardo Leite has signed a deal with Legacy FC, and he will debut in a title fight.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 12:31PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Mike Dolce: Fighters should fire their managers and spend that money on world-class coaches
(mmamania.com)
Because as the nutrition expert put it, fighters like Kelvin Gastelum are paying 20 percent to someone just to answer a phone call from Joe Silva, instead of paying the proper coaching staff which actually helps them prepare to win a fight.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 12:27PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Officials: Chael Sonnen will remain in Metamoris 4 headliner
(mmajunkie.com)
Although the UFC and FOX Sports have severed ties with the fighter/broadcaster, Chael Sonnen will remain a part of the Aug. 9 Metamoris 4 grappling event.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 12:23PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Alex Garcia vs. Matt Dwyer targeted for UFC 176 in Los Angeles
(mmajunkie.com)
A welterweight bout between Alex Garcia (12-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Matt Dwyer (7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been targeted for next month’s UFC 176 event.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 12:21PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Brian Stann condems liars, approves of Sonnen firing
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former WEC Light heavyweight champion and UFC middleweight contender Brian Stann has made it clear where he stands on the Chael Sonnen situation.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 12:19PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC and Fox terminate relationship with Chael Sonnen following second failed drug test in 2014
(bloodyelbow.com)
Fox and the UFC are done with Chael Sonnen after the former title challenger tested positive for banned substances for a second time this year alone.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 11:32PM by FastKnockout - 25 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 43 Medical Suspensions
(bjpenn.com)
Earlier today, the UFC released the suspension information to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 43? event in Auckland, New Zealand.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:42PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Manvil Drops To 135, Eyes Caraway Clash In Japan
(mmamania.com)
It looks like the Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate rivalry has a trickle down effect, as Manny Gamburyan -- Rousey's training partner -- wants to get his hands on Bryan Caraway -- Tate's boyfriend -- in his first fight at 135 pounds.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:39PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Aaron Phillips, Matt Hobar to Clash at UFC Fight Night ‘Henderson vs. dos Anjos’
(sherdog.com)
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Aug. 23 visit to Oklahoma continues to fill out, as Aaron Phillips will take on Matt Hobar in a bantamweight bout.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:37PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 46 lineup finalized – and more tickets available for Dublin event
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 46 event, and if you’re near Ireland and want to check it out live, you’ll have one final chance to purchase tickets.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Legacy FC signs Brazilian standout Leonardo Leite for fall debut
(mmajunkie.com)
Legacy Fighting Championship has added to its roster with a highly regarded judoka and Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion expected to debut with the promotion this fall.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:34PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
"Showtime” inks deal with Reebok
(bjpenn.com)
UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis may not be fighting until January of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped him from doing some big deals outside of the cage.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 2:37PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
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