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Page 18 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Vitor Belfort could remain on UFC 175 lineup with new opponent
(mmajunkie.com)
Despite the loss of opponent Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort could still be part of next month’s deep UFC 175 lineup.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Greg Jackson: Rustam Khabilov drug tested by New Mexico commission
(mmajunkie.com)
Greg Jackson said he saw the New Mexico Athletic Commission sequester UFC Fight Night 42 headliner Rustam Khabilov for a drug test, contradicting the claims of a rival coach who said the super camp received preferential treatment.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jason High cut by the UFC
(ufc.com)
UFC president Dana White didn't see it live, but he was just as upset when he learned that Jason High pushed a referee after his TKO loss to Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday night at Fight Night Albuquerque.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 9:31PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White blames Nevada State Athletic Commission, Chael Sonnen for failed UFC 175 drug test
(mmafighting.com)
The UFC 175 carousel continued to rotate on Tuesday, as the same late-May random drug test that knocked Wanderlei Silva out of the UFC's summer blockbuster also claimed Silva's rival, Chael Sonnen.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 8:11PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kyle Kingsbury vs. Patrick Cummins slated for UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose
(mmajunkie.com)
A light heavyweight bout between Kyle Kingsbury (11-5 MMA, 4-4 UFC) and Patrick Cummins (5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC on FOX 12 event.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 3:33PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jessamyn Duke vs. Leslie Smith slated for UFC Fight Night 45
(mmajunkie.com)
A women’s bantamweight bout between Jessamyn Duke (3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Leslie Smith (6-5-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 45 card in New Jersey.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 3:32PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rafael Lovato Jr Announces Intent to take MMA Fight in 2014
(bloodyelbow.com)
The best American-born BJJ fighter, Rafael Lovato Jr, announced on the Save Jiu Jitsu podcast his intent to fight MMA later this year.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 3:29PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Chael Sonnen fails random drug test
(m.espn.go.com)
UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test in the state of Nevada and will not fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 2:49PM by prophecy033 - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Injury takes Luiz Dutra out of UFC Fight Night 44 bout with Sean Spencer
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s debut in San Antonio later this month continues to see changes to the card due to injury.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC vet Ulysses Gomez joins RFA roster with multi-fight deal
(mmajunkie.com)
Recent UFC competitor Ulysses Gomez has a new home.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TUF: Brazil 3 Finale drug tests come back clean
(mmafighting.com)
Stipe Miocic, Fabio Maldonado and 22 other fighters test clean following The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Finale card in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:29AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ross Pearson wants Diego Sanchez rematch on neutral ground
(mmamania.com)
Ross Pearson was in Albuquerque, N.M., last weekend to fight Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 42. It's pretty obvious that the hometown cooking didn't sit well with "Real Deal" then ... or now.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:27AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Four Fights Confirmed for ONE FC: War of Dragons in Taiwan Next Month
(www.mmaweekly.com)
Four fights were announced today for ONE FC: War of Dragons on July 11 including a lightweight match-up between former Legend FC lightweight champion Koji Ando and undefeated Brazilian Rafael Nunes.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:24AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Daniel Cormier says his knees have been jacked up since he started MMA
(mmajunkie.com)
A doctor who recently looked at Daniel Cormier‘s knee concluded his injuries were four or five years old, which means his entire MMA career has been fought on an unstable foundation.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Manager Confirms Michael Chandler Fought with Injured Back; Wants Rematch, Not Patricky Pitbull
(mmaweekly.com)
Rumors to the contrary, Michael Chandler isn’t looking to move on from his Bellator pay-per-view loss to Will Brooks. He wants the rematch, not a fight with two-time Bellator tournament finalist Patricky “Pitbull” Freire.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 7:14PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Legacy FC signs undefeated Brazilians Bruno Ferreira, Pedro Souza, Bruno Viana
(mmajunkie.com)
The Texas-based Legacy FC has signed a trio of undefeated Brazilian fighters to its roster, as Bruno Ferreira (8-0), Pedro Souza (11-0) and Bruno Viana (7-0) have all signed multi-fight deals with the promotion.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 7:01PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Bobby Green vs. Abel Trujillo set for UFC 176 in Los Angeles
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to the City of Angels in August has a new lightweight fight on tap.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Pearson's cornerman claims Jackson fighters weren't tested in New Mexico
(bloodyelbow.com)
Controversy is brewing in the wake of a bad judging call in the fight between Ross Pearson and Diego Sanchez, and it looks like it may be spreading to the card as a whole.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 6:53PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC covers funeral costs for the Green's brother
(bjpenn.com)
Say what you want about the UFC brass, but they seem to always come through when they’re needed.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 1:23PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mark Munoz no longer under UFC contract, removed from official rankings
(mmamania.com)
"The Filipino Wrecking Machine" is currently negotiating a new deal but until then, is no longer eligible to be ranked.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 1:14PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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