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Tom Lawlor on loss of walkout characters: 'They don't make a Don Frye Reebok mustache'
(mmafighting.com)
Veteran Tom Lawlor will return to action Saturday night, when he meets Gian Villante in a UFC on FOX 16 light heavyweight bout at United Center. But one thing will be missing when Lawlor competes for the first time in three years: His trademark character role-play for weigh-ins and walkouts.
Submitted Jul 24, 2015 12:20PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With McCall and Riggs out, Gates and Bamgbose step in at UFC Fight Night 73
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC Fight Night 73 has gotten a bit of a shake-up thanks to a pair of injuries. The news was announced by the UFC earlier tonight. Ian McCall (13-5-1 MMA, 2-3-1 UFC) was set to face Dustin Ortiz (14-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) in a flyweight bout. However, McCall has been forced out of the bout. Stepping in will be Willie Gates (12-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC). The UFC Fight Night 73 lineup now features: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira Roman Salazar vs. Marlon Vera Jared Cannonier vs. Jonathan Wilson Timothy Johnson vs. Jared Rosholt Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Johnson Anthony Christodoulou vs. Scott Holtzman Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes Chris Camozzi vs. Tom Watson Willie Gates vs. Dustin Ortiz Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson Oluwale Bumgbose vs. Uriah Hall Ray Borg vs. Geane Herrera
Submitted Jul 24, 2015 10:25AM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei Silva: 'I can prove' there were fixed fights in UFC
(mmajunkie.com)
It’s no secret that Wanderlei Silva is not fond of the UFC or its management. The former PRIDE and UFC star has been lashing out at UFC officials since running out of a gym to avoid a Nevada State Athletic Commission drug test ahead of his scheduled bout with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175.
Submitted Jul 23, 2015 6:36PM by george112 - 30 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC's Dana White has spirited Twitter exchange with 'idiot' and 'moron' fans
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC President Dana White made up for lost time on twitter this past Wednesday night, as he took part in several spirited exchanges with fans on twitter. It has been months since fans and pundits have seen UFC President Dana White release his frustrations in the form of spirited twitter tirades with some of the promotion's fans. White's combative approach to social media is infamous and he relived that on Wednesday evening when he targeted several fans that spoke out against the firing of beloved cutman Jacob ‘Stitch' Duran.
Submitted Jul 23, 2015 12:22PM by GDPofMPG - 27 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Ludwig says Dillashaw is only one in Team Alpha Male who wants to be champ, camp responds
(bloodyelbow.com)
While praising his favorite student, Duane Ludwig took a bit of a dig at Team Alpha Male, and the members of the top gym aren't happy.
Submitted Jul 23, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold tentatively scheduled for December
(mmajunkie.com)
An intriguing title fight – against two budding rivals – will apparently be part of the UFC’s December schedule.
Submitted Jul 23, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
**Updated**Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley vs. Johny Hendricks UFC 194 Dec 5
(https:)
Jeremy Botter ?@jeremybotter 5 hours ago Peccole Ranch, Las Vegas One last bit of breaking news before bed: Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley vs. Johny Hendricks are happening. 1:03 am - 23 Jul 2015 · Details A welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit is being targeted to headline a December 5 UFC pay-per-view event in Calgary. Multiple sources close to the fight confirmed the news with Bleacher Report. Our sources also indicated that a top contender's bout between former champion Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley is being planned for the same event in case of a Lawler or Condit injury.
Submitted Jul 23, 2015 9:03AM by mentalcase - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ben Henderson set to compete at ADCC 2015
(mmafighting.com)
Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will compete at the upcoming Abu Dhabi Combat Club tournament in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:36PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
TUF winner wants to sue after positive B sample
(bloodyelbow.com)
Rony Jason is suspended for nine months after B sample came back negative, now wants to sue the Brazilian sports commission.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:34PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Sonnen claims Aldo threatened to sue him & UFC
(bloodyelbow.com)
Sounds like there may be a few reasons behind Dana White's recent admission that he's done talking about Jose Aldo, namely that the UFC champ is threatening to sue.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:33PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Globo might be done with the UFC in 2016
(bloodyelbow.com)
Brazil's biggest free channel could no longer be interested in the UFC due to low ratings and high cost. The news could mean the end of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:31PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jonathan Wilson awaits new UFC Fight Night 73 opponent after Jared Cannonier's injury
(mmajunkie.com)
Jonathan Wilson needs a new opponent – again – for next month’s UFC Fight Night 73 event in Tennessee.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:29PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With Joe Riggs out, Uriah Hall needs new UFC Fight Night 73 opponent
(mmajunkie.com)
With Joe Riggs out, Uriah Hall needs a new opponent for next month’s UFC Fight Night 73 event.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:28PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Since Ronda Rousey won't, Miesha Tate says she'll fight 'Cyborg' at 140 pounds
(mmajunkie.com)
Miesha Tate has a lot on her plate. Her immediate focus remains on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16 co-main event bout with Jessica Eye.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:26PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Lightweights Nazareno Malegarie vs. Joaquim Silva added to UFC 191
(mmajunkie.com)
A battle of South American UFC newcomers has been added to UFC 191, as Nazareno Malegarie faces Joaquim Silva.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:25PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Dempsey moves to light heavyweight to meet Jonathan Wilson at UFC Fight Night 73
(mmajunkie.com)
After picking up his first UFC victory, middleweight prospect Chris Dempsey will move up to 205 pounds to take a short-notice fight with Jonathan Wilson.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
HBO Real Sports unearths disproportionate rate of domestic violence in MMA
(mmafighting.com)
The amount of domestic violence arrests involving MMA fighters is more than double the average national rate, according to a study conducted by HBO Real Sports.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:48AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Souza wants Lamas, Swanson for UFC 191 fight
(mmafighting.com)
Kevin Souza is flying under the radar in the UFC featherweight division after three straight wins, and he wants to change that in September.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:45AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rumble wanted to beat up Sanchez back in the day
(bloodyelbow.com)
In an amusing story, Anthony Johnson recounts the time when he wanted to beat up Diego Sanchez before his own career had even started.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Plenty of tickets available for UFC on FOX 16
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC on FOX 16 has a title fight, a #1 contender co-main event, and is all-around a really good show on paper. But ticket sales seem to be a bit of a slow grind in Chicago.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:36AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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