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Page 10 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Maximo Blanco Set to Face Dan Hooker at UFC Fight Night in Japan
(sherdog.com)
Two featherweights fresh off victories will meet at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, when Maximo Blanco faces Daniel Hooker at UFC Fight Night “Hunt vs. Nelson.” UFC officials confirmed the bout with Sherdog.com on Tuesday.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 8:25PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Nick Newell: Illegal Blows Changed Fight, Warrant Rematch with WSOF Champ Gaethje
(sherdog.com)
Nick Newell went into his July 5 fight with Justin Gaethje as the top contender to the World Series of Fighting lightweight title and the owner of an unblemished record.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 8:24PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Efrain Escudero set to face Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night 51
(mmajunkie.com)
“The Ultimate Fighter 8? winner Efrain Escudero is once again back in the UFC.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 8:21PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Champ Demetrious Johnson faces Chris Cariaso at UFC 177
(mmajunkie.com)
In the wake of an injury to the UFC flyweight division’s contender apparent, champ Demetrious Johnson is moving on against a new opponent.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 8:19PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Weidman almost nixed Machida fight due to injury
(bloodyelbow.com)
After his second title defense, the UFC's middleweight champion is starting to open up a bit about his fears and desires while holding the belt.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 8:16PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Marc Ratner reveals UFC targeting 2015 event in San Juan, Puerto Rico
(mmajunkie.com)
Well, it looks like that one guy in the press conferences can stop asking UFC officials when they’re coming to Puerto Rico.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 5:49PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller weigh-in results: Cerrone 155, Miller 154.5
(bloodyelbow.com)
Bloody Elbow is the place to be to watch the UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller weigh-ins, which kick off at 4pm ET/1pm PT on Tuesday.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 5:48PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Ronda Rousey: 'I don't know who he is'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Boxing's pound-for-pound best Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims to not know who Ronda Rousey is.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 5:47PM by FastKnockout - 42 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations
 
CHAD MENDES: UFC FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMP JOSE ALDO ‘DEFINITELY’ USES PEDS
(m.sherdog.com)
“I feel like this happens to me a lot, like I have a curse or something. It sucks,” Mendes said. “I definitely do [think Aldo’s using PEDs]. This is something that's been ongoing, but for him to all of a sudden just drop out -- I mean he drops out of a lot of fights -- but I think it’s pretty coincidental.”
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 4:31PM by RhythmAndStyle - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA
 
John Lineker: I've identified source of fight-week weight issues
(mmajunkie.com)
After earning three straight knockout wins, John Lineker‘s striking prowess is well established. But after being outwrestled earlier this year, “Hands of Stone” learned a valuable lesson about what it’s going to take to succeed at the highest level of the sport.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 2:43PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ralek Gracie denies rumors of Kenny Florian appearing in 'secret match' at Metamoris 4
(mmafighting.com)
Some disappointing news for fans hoping to see UFC fighter turned commentator Kenny Florian hit the mats next month.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 12:40PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Surgery Sidelines Te Huna Until 2015
(mmamania.com)
It hasn't been a good year for the Aussie slugger.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 12:37PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nate Diaz Accuses Cowboy Hat-Wearing Fighters Of Sucking Too Much UFC D--k 58
(mmamania.com)
Exiled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Nate Diaz doesn't call anyone by name, so I honestly have no idea who he's referring to. Anybody in the promotion like to wear cowboy hats? I guess one thing we can always count on, is that Diaz will have something to say whenever a couple of lightweights are headlining a UFC event. But what they do with UFC dicks is their business, not ours.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 12:36PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
McGregor: Dublin next year.. for my title defense
(bloodyelbow.com)
The first episode of UFC: On the Fly has been released and it focuses on Conor McGregor as he prepares for the headlining bout of UFC: Dublin.
Submitted Jul 15, 2014 12:30PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
McMahon takes role as Titan FC COO
(mmafighting.com)
One of the sport's leading fight managers, Lex McMahon, will join the front office of the growing Titan Fighting Championships promotion.
Submitted Jul 14, 2014 8:14PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman: I want Vitor Belfort
(mmamania.com)
Because the "All American" is looking to add another Brazilian "legend" to his already-impressive resume.
Submitted Jul 14, 2014 8:10PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jessica Andrade vs. Valerie Letourneau added to UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia
(mmajunkie.com)
A women’s bantamweight contest between Jessica Andrade (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (6-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC’s next Brazilian fight card.
Submitted Jul 14, 2014 8:09PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Van Roosmalen: "Rumor of GLORY/Bellator crossover"
(bloodyelbow.com)
Hard-hitting GLORY lightweight contender Robin van Roosmalen has been told he is likely the next in line for a title shot at 155lbs. He holds two wins over current champion Davit Kiria but doesn’t see that as any guarantee of another victory. In addition to the title shot news, Van Roosmalen is also excited about a rumor that GLORY and Bellator might do some crossover matches now that Scott Coker has taken over at Bellator.
Submitted Jul 14, 2014 8:07PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator, Other Combat Sports
 
Efrain Escudero signs with Titan FC
(mmafighting.com)
TUF 8 winner Efrain Escudero has found a new MMA home, as he debuts with the Titan Fighting Championships on Aug. 22.
Submitted Jul 14, 2014 5:17PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Kirstie Gannaway Signs With ONE FC
(mmamania.com)
It is not yet determined if she will be competing at strawweight or atomweight.
Submitted Jul 14, 2014 5:15PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
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