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Manny Gamburyan Set For Bantamweight Debut Against Cody Gibson at UFC 178
Manny Gamburyan will make his 135-pound debut against Cody Gibson at UFC 178 in Las Vegas.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 8:23PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Torres Fights Chope Following 'Battle Royale'
Despite their unceremonious exits from ZUFFA (details here and here), both Torres and Chope have found success overseas.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 8:21PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Phil Baroni: I'm going to fight until I win a world championship
Despite just two victories in his past 10 professional contests, Phil Baroni (15-18) says he’s not ready to walk away from MMA competition just yet.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 8:19PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Bellator fighters happy to see tournament format go away
Although Bellator has yet to officially announce the end of tournaments, with a new management regime at the head of the Viacom-owned promotion, several high-profile fighters already are anticipating life without them.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 8:18PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Anderson Silva 'dying to return to the octagon' but says fighting for a title not a priority right now
While Anderson Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) has a superfight with Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) on the horizon, he’s not really worried about where a win leaves him in the middleweight division. Right now, he just wants to get back to that he does best.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 8:17PM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jose Aldo blasts fighters critical of TRT: 'They're pussies trying to find an excuse'
Jose Aldo says that he's not concerned if his opponents are using performance enhancing drugs and fighters who criticize TRT are trying to find an excuse for possible losses.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 8:15PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rumors of Donald Cerrone vs Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178 gathering momentum
MMA fans may see yet another action packed bout added to UFC 178 as rumors of a bout between Donald Cerrone and Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez are picking up steam. UFC 178 is already one of the most exciting fight cards in recent memory, with Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier as the main event.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 5:08PM by jjeans - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Cage Warriors 72 set for Sept. 13 in Wales with pair of title fights
Cage Warriors will return to Wales in September, and a pair of title fights will be at the top of the bill.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
After over a decade in a ring, URCC re-launches in a Cage
After over a decade of hosting shows using a ring, the Philippines' URCC has decided to make the switch to the cage.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
Kickboxing fans: Superkombat is live this weekend
Get all the info here on Superkombat live in Romania this weekend, featuring kickboxing from the likes of Catalin Morosanu and Sebastian Ciobanu.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
Cage Warriors Moves Aug. 23 Card to Jordan After Dispute with Swedish Federation
European mixed martial arts promotion Cage Warriors Fighting Championship has elected to move its Aug. 23 event from Stockholm to Amman, Jordan, on Aug. 22.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 1:03AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Legacy Fighting Championship to Promote Pro Kickboxing Events Beginning in 2015
For its first four years of existence, Legacy Fighting Championship was known only for mixed martial arts events.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 1:02AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Iuri Alcantara vs. Russell Doane added to UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia
A bantamweight matchup Brazilian veteran Iuri Alcantara (30-5 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Hawaiian prospect Russell Doane (14-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC Fight Night 51 lineup.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 1:01AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Magnus Cedenblad-Scott Askham Middleweight Tilt Added to UFC Fight Night Sweden
UFC Fight Night Sweden has added a middleweight contest pitting Magnus Cedenbland against Scott Askham.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 5:36PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Anthony Johnson will fight Overeem at any weight
UFC light heavyweight Anthony Rumble Johnson is coming off a huge KO against Lil Nog this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The knockout marked his second straight Octagon victory, with the first one coming against Phil Davis.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 4:54PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
Akihiro Gono, Yoshiyuki Yoshida sign with Titan FC
Akihiro Gono and Yoshiyuki Yoshida, who built back their careers after leaving the UFC, have just signed a deal with the Titan FC.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
Video: With UFC 178 looming Jon Jones stitched up for cut over left eye
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a cut above his left eye with about two months left before his UFC 178 title defense against Daniel Cormier.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 2:34PM by george112 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Galvao-‘Cyborg,’ Sperry-Liborio Official for ADCC 2015
Sherdog.com has confirmed with Peter Ivanov Baltaliyski of the ADCC commission that Andre Galvao will take on Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu and Mario Sperry will battle Ricardo Liborio at the event, putting the number of super fights at three. Gracie’s mixed martial arts career ended following his loss to Hughes, but prior to that, Gracie won two ADCC gold medals of his own. The sixth degree black belt took the 1998 and 2000 titles.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:08PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
UFC issues statement on Robert Drysdale, Kevin Casey drug test failures
Following positive drug tests for a pair of its fighters at separate events earlier this month, the UFC has issued a statement.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mairbek Taisumov meets Marcin Bandel at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
The UFC’s October show in Sweden continues to build with the addition of a lightweight bout to the card.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:06PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
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