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Page 23 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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WSOF Extends Deal with NBC Sports Group, Makes Network TV Debut on July 5
(sherdog.com)
WSOF officials Tuesday announced that the organization has extended its ongoing agreement with NBC Sports Group through 2017 and will make its network TV debut on July 5, when WSOF 11 “Gaethje vs. Newell” airs live on NBC.
Submitted May 27, 2014 1:30PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Bellator 120 PPV buys estimated at 65,000 for 'Rampage vs. King Mo'
(mmamania.com)
Don't laugh, That's actually a pretty good number, all things considered.
Submitted May 27, 2014 11:10AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
UFC champ Jose Aldo says that he feels devalued with his income
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC featherweight titleholder stated that he doesn't know what he should do to raise his salary and feels that top fighters of lower divisions aren't being fairly paid in the UFC.
Submitted May 27, 2014 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kron Gracie set to make MMA debut on Real Fight Championship in Japan
(bloodyelbow.com)
BJJ champ Kron Gracie has signed with Real Fight and is set to make his MMA debut later this year.
Submitted May 27, 2014 11:06AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Full Lineup Announced for Saturday’s ‘TUF Brazil 3’ Finale
(sherdog.com)
The full lineup for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” Season 3 Finale is now finalized.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:26PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC sees delays in arrival in Philippines, Russia
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s rapid international expansion has hit a snag in at least two countries, according to UFC President Dana White.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
'Bang' Ludwig: I'd corner new UFC champ Dillashaw in fight against Urijah Faber
(mmajunkie.com)
Duane Ludwig will continue to coach members of Team Alpha Male, even though he doesn’t have any immediate commitments to do so following T.J. Dillashaw’s milestone victory.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:23PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
T.J. Dillashaw not interested in fight with Urijah Faber, White wants Faber's opinion on topic
(bloodyelbow.com)
While T.J. Dillashaw stated that he has no interest in fighting training partner Urijah Faber, UFC president Dana White left the topic open for Faber to decide.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:21PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Pederneiras: Let’s see if TJ Dillashaw is man enough to fight Renan Barao in Brazil
(bloodyelbow.com)
Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras stated that he believes an immediate rematch for Renan Barao is “fair,” and it would be “ideal” if they did it in Brazil.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:21PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
BJ Penn at 145lb for Edgar fight only
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC two-division champion BJ Penn revealed at the UFC 175 ticket sale press conference that he was only interested in dropping to featherweight to face Edgar.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:20PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC signs Rob Font
(bloodyelbow.com)
A newcomer to the UFC's bantamweight division, Rob Font is expected to make his debut at UFC 175.
Submitted May 26, 2014 8:32PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Floyd Mayweather and rapper T.I. brawl at Las Vegas’ Fatburger
(bloodyelbow.com)
Undefeated boxing star Floyd Mayweather and rapper T.I. got into a brawl at Fatburger in Las Vegas.
Submitted May 25, 2014 3:57PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, Miscellaneous
 
Dana White proclaims Robbie Lawler as the frontrunner for the next welterweight title shot
(mmafighting.com)
Robbie Lawler's dominant performance, complete with a ref stoppage finish in the third round over Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173, has made him the frontrunner for the next welterweight title match.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:51AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Raphael Assuncao says he can train to fight new champ Dillashaw in eight weeks
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao said he was supposed to be in the cage with Renan Barao at Saturday’s UFC 173, but a rib injury forced him to heal up before getting a title shot.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 173 draws 11,036 attendance for $1.7 million live gate
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – Saturday’s UFC 173 event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas drew an announced attendance of 11,036 and a live gate of $1.7 million.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White on Jamie Varner's corner: 'I would've thrown in the towel'
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC President Dana White admits that it was tough and uncomfortable to watch Saturday’s UFC 173 pay-per-view opener between lightweights James Krause and Jamie Varner.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jamie Varner breaks two bones in foot, tears ligaments in UFC 173 loss
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC lightweight Jamie Varner broke two bones in his foot and tore ligaments during a TKO loss to James Krause on the pay-per-view main card of Saturday’s UFC 173.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nate Diaz says UFC told him to 'keep it quiet' that Jake Ellenberger turned down a fight
(bloodyelbow.com)
Nate Diaz tweets that the UFC told him not to talk about Jake Ellenberger turning down a fight with him two months ago.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Le vs. Bisping to headline August card in Macau
(bloodyelbow.com)
Cung Le will make his return on August 23rd to meet Michael Bisping in the main event of a UFC Fight Night event in Macau, China on August 23rd.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TJ Dillashaw to remain at Team Alpha Male but will ‘cross train’ with Duane Ludwig during his fight camps
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following his title win at UFC 173, TJ Dillashaw revealed that he will continue to ‘cross-train’ with Duane Ludwig while at Team Alpha Male.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
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