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Page 23 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Former UFC Greats Back Wanderlei Silva's Testimony on Fighter Mistreatment
(bleacherreport.com)
Wanderlei Silva is taking a stand against the UFC, and given the response by former champions and longtime contenders, he is not alone. The former Pride and UFC legend shocked the world on Friday by releasing a video on his YouTube page officially announcing his retirement from MMA. According to Silva, the UFC took away his desire to compete, and he was hanging up his gloves for good after an 18-year run.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 3:21PM by GDPofMPG - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Bellator, Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
 
Wanderlei banned.
(mmamania.com)
Wanderlei Silva was hit with a lifetime ban today for dodging drug test and fined $70K Looks like retirement was right thing for him to do.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 2:33PM by handyman293 - 20 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tumor returns, forces Bigfoot Silva into surgery in Brazil
(mmamania.com)
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva was knocked out by Andrei Arlovski at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event earlier this month in Brasilia, Brazil (more on that here).
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF 15 moved to Nov. 15, goes head-to-head with UFC 180 and Bellator 131
(mmafighting.com)
The third Saturday in November is going to be a busy day for the mixed martial arts community.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Lion Fight Promotions Signs Victor Saravia to Multi-Fight Contract
(sherdog.com)
Lion Fight has signed 20-year-old Victor Saravia to an exclusive multi-fight deal.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Nicolas Dalby received 50 percent of fight purse for canceled Cage Warriors bout
(mmajunkie.com)
Cage Warriors welterweight champion Nicolas Dalby was the unfortunate victim of a last-minute fight cancellation earlier this month. However, despite the fact he didn’t get to compete, the situation wasn’t entirely negative.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Ian Entwistle vs. Anthony Birchak targeted for for UFC on FOX 13
(mmajunkie.com)
Bantamweights Ian Entwistle (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Anthony Birchak (11-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) have agreed to meet later this year at UFC on FOX 1.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WSOF announces pay-per-view plans, revenue split with fighters
(mmajunkie.com)
WSOF is apparently entering the pay-per-view business, and it’s splitting the revenue with fighters.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Tim Kennedy complaining about lack of pre-fight drug testing for his UFC 178 bo
(bloodyelbow.com)
Tim Kennedy says he wasn't tested during the lead up to his UFC 178 bout.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Fabricio Werdum sees himself taking Cain Velasquez down at UFC 180
(bloodyelbow.com)
"Vai Cavalo" isn't intimidated by Velasquez's wrestling credentials and promises to try to put the UFC Heavyweight champion on his back in the cage. Lol, have fun with that Werdum....
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 2:56AM by xdanish020 - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jon Anik signs extension with UFC
(mmafighting.com)
One of the most notable and often-used figures in the UFC's broadcasting stable is Jon Anik, a man UFC hired from ESPN in 2011 to help fill broadcasting roles for the UFC's expanding schedule and program offerings. Anik's hiring was announced at the UFC 137 pre-fight press conference and was to be a three-year deal.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:47PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mark Hunt wants rematch with Josh Barnett next
(mmafighting.com)
After doing what most thought was impossible and knocking out Roy Nelson with one punch last weekend, Mark Hunt is in the mood to call his shots.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:46PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC’s Marc Ratner: Random out-of-competition drug testing to ramp up in new year
(mmafighting.com)
with the Nevada Athletic Commission banning the use of testosterone and the UFC enforcing stricter drug testing within its ranks, the sport of MMA has perceivably started to become a more even playing field.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:44PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
John Moraga slated to face Jussier Formiga at UFC on FOX 13
(mmafighting.com)
John Moraga will look for his second straight win when he squares off against Jussier Formiga in a flyweight contest at UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, according to UFC officials Monday.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:41PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
NHB legend Landi-Johns, UFC vets Doerksen and Hague top busy weekend
(bloodyelbow.com)
Your weekly rundown of notable fight results from the regional circuits.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:39PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Brendan Schaub certain Travis Browne made a crucial mistake leaving Jackson's MMA for Tarverdyan
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub told Joe Rogan and Eddie Bravo that he is convinced that Travis Browne made a mistake to leave Jackson's MMA and join coach Tarverdyan.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:36PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Demetrious Johnson says Conor McGregor reminds him of "a young Mike Tyson"
(bloodyelbow.com)
Mighty Mouse appears to be all in on the prospects of rising featherweight star Conor McGregor, comparing him to two of boxing's most famous champions.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:31PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator 126's Alexander Shlemenko: I'm just trying to follow in Fedor's footsteps
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko doesn’t fight for the same reasons he did when he was eight fights into his career and, as he told MMAjunkie Radio, “very angry, and hungry to fight.”
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Rib injury sidelines Bellator welterweight champ Douglas Lima for remainder of 2014
(mmajunkie.com)
Douglas Lima has had only one fight in 2014, and it appears that’s the only action he’ll see for the remainder of the year.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:25PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Bellator 129 to feature Paul Bradley-Josh Neer, Houston Alexander-James Thompson
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator MMA’s return to Iowa next month will feature a pair of the state’s native sons in the main event.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:22PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
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