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UFC 189 drug tests come back clean, bizarre Jose Aldo incident detailed
A total of seven fighters were drug tested in connection with this past month’s UFC 189. All passed, although there were complications – already well-publicized but perhaps even more bizarre than originally thought – in one fighter’s case.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:24AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Paul Daley vs. Fernando Gonzalez set as kickboxing bout at 'Bellator 142: Dynamite'
Bellator MMA welterweights Paul Daley and Fernando Gonzalez will trade in their MMA gloves for kickboxing mitts at next month’s combined Bellator MMA and GLORY spectacular.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Neil Magny in for injured Rick Story, faces Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 74
UFC Fight Night 74 has a new co-main event following an injury to Rick Story.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:20AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Aldo vs. McGregor set for Dec. 12th at the MGM Grand
UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo will fight Interim Champ Conor McGregor on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas, Dana White said Monday...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 11:13PM by Five-Alive - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
Champion Boxer Amir Khan Enters the MMA Fray with Super Fight League
Decorated world boxing champion Amir Khan has stepped into the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) business as a new owner and promoter of world championship MMA sports franchise Super Fight League. Khan, a former, two-time world champion, will join a new, blue-chip ownership and management team dedicated to expanding the former India-based Super Fight League’s footprint in the U.S., beginning with a television distribution agreement that the company expects to announce soon...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 6:25PM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Attorney conflict forces another delay to Nick Diaz’s NSAC hearing
As it turns out, Nick Diaz won’t go in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission during the commission’s Thursday meeting in Las Vegas. After the NSAC this past week confirmed Diaz (26-10 MMA, 7-7 UFC) and ex-middleweight champ Anderson Silva (34-6 MMA, 17-2 UFC), Diaz’s rep said his attorney has a conflict that day and can’t attend...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 6:21PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
Invicta FC 14 fight card announced with new main event
Tonya Evinger will defend her bantamweight title at Invicta FC 14. Evinger will square off against undefeated Pannie Kianzad at the Municipal Audtiorium in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 12, according to Invicta FC officials Monday. Invicta strawweight champion Livia Renata Souza was slated to previously headline the event with Alexa Grasso, but Grasso suffered an injury...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 6:15PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Luke Barnatt signs with Italian-based Venator FC, will debut in December
After suffering his third straight loss in May against Mark Munoz, Luke Barnatt was issued his release from the UFC. Since that time the 27-year-old British fighter has been in a state of reflection as to what his next move should be. On Monday, Barnatt appeared on The MMA Hour and talked about his short term plan, which includes fighting for an Italian promotion...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 6:12PM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Jacare open to UFC title fight at 205 pounds
UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza is confident that he will soon hold a UFC belt, regardless of the weight class.
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 1:19PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Champ Daniel Cormier doesn't see Glover Teixeira as threat: 'What's he going to do?'
Glover Teixeira believes his UFC Fight Night 73 victory over Ovince Saint Preux entered his name in the UFC light heavyweight title contender discussion. Champion Daniel Cormier isn’t buying it.
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 1:15PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bubba Bush vs. Garreth McLellan added to UFC Fight Night 76 in Dublin
A fifth fight has been added to the UFC Fight Night 76 card as Bubba Bush will meet Garreth McLellan in a middleweight bout.
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 1:14PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 73 post-fight facts: Nunes in hot pursuit of Rousey in 135-pound stats
Teixeira snapped the first two-fight losing skid of his career for his first victory since September 2013. Teixeira has earned five of his six UFC victories by stoppage...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 12:17PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Dana: Tito 'lying' about Ronda vs Cyborg offer
The UFC president responded to Tito Ortiz' claim that the UFC had offered Cris Cyborg a fight against Ronda Rousey this fall at the Dallas Cowboy's stadium.
Submitted Aug 9, 2015 12:35PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 73's Reebok pay: Saint Preux, Johnson, Camozzi get $10K each
Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 73 event took home Reebok sponsorship pay totaling $107,500, the second lowest of the seven events to date.
Submitted Aug 9, 2015 12:31PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 73 bonuses: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux earns Fight of Night honors
Glover Teixeira and Oliver Saint Preux earned an extra $50,000 Saturday night. The two combined for an entertaining main event at UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday night. Teixeira won the fight via submission in the third round. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Aug 9, 2015 1:44AM by Wez - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Tito Ortiz Claims UFC Offered Cris Cyborg Fight vs Ronda Rousey in Dallas Stadium
UFC Hall of Famer and current Bellator title contender Tito Ortiz joined Inside MMA on Friday night to talk about a number of subjects, but primarily his upcoming fight with Bellator light heavyweight champ Liam McGeary. While Ortiz talked quite a bit about his career and upcoming fight, he also talked about the prospect of Fedor Emelianenko joining the Bellator roster upon his return, and then dropped the bomb of the interview: that the UFC had offered Cris Cyborg the fight everyone has been wanting to see with UFC champ Ronda Rousey...
Submitted Aug 8, 2015 2:12PM by grappler0000 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
UFC Fight Night 73 Weigh-In Results
Main Card (on FOX Sports 1) -Glover Teixeira (205.5) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (206) -Michael Johnson (155.5) vs. Beneil Dariush (156) -Derek Brunson (186) vs. Sam Alvey (186) -Jared Rosholt (237) vs. Timothy Johnson (265) -Sara McMann (136.5) vs. Amanda Nunes (136)* -Ray Borg (126.75) vs. Geane Herrera (126)* Prelims (on FOX Sports 2) -Uriah Hall (185.5) vs. Oluwale Bamgbose (184.5) -Chris Camozzi (185.5) vs. Tom Watson (185) -Dustin Ortiz (125.5) vs. Willie Gates (126) -Frankie Saenz (136) vs. Sirwan Kakai (136) Prelims (on UFC Fight Pass) -Chris Dempsey (204.5) vs. Jonathan Wilson (205) -Marlon Vera (135.5) vs. Roman Salazar (135) -Anthony Christodoulou (156) vs. Scott Holtzman (155.5)
Submitted Aug 8, 2015 1:58PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Horiguchi vs. Camus, Brandao vs. Kikuno among additions to UFC Fight Night 75 in Japan
Next month’s UFC fight card in Japan has three new additions, including one with a former UFC title challenger. Officials recently announced former 125-pound title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (15-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is slated to take on Chico Camus (14-6 MMA, 3-3 UFC). Additional new bouts include featherweights Diego Brandao (19-10 MMA, 5-3 UFC) vs. Katsunori Kikuno (23-7-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC), and welterweights Shinsho Anzai (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Roger Zapata (4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC). (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Aug 8, 2015 9:08AM by Wez - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Sara McMann: I really don’t understand Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate 3
NASHVILLE – Onetime UFC title challenger Sara McMann has faced Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, and her take on the gap between them is blunt.
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 5:56PM by xdanish020 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Targeting Paul Felder vs. Ross Pearson For UFC 191 in September
Fans of the striking aspect of mixed martial arts rejoice. On Friday, it was revealed the UFC is looking to book the lightweight contest between standout striker Ross Pearson and Paul Felder for the upcoming UFC 191 care in September. The news came from an undisclosed source inside one of the fighter’s camps. The MMA Corner’s Jeremy Kump later confirmed the news.
Submitted Aug 7, 2015 3:34PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
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