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June 2014 MMA News Archive

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UFC and Fox terminate relationship with Chael Sonnen following second failed drug test in 2014
(bloodyelbow.com)
Fox and the UFC are done with Chael Sonnen after the former title challenger tested positive for banned substances for a second time this year alone.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 11:32PM by FastKnockout - 25 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 43 Medical Suspensions
(bjpenn.com)
Earlier today, the UFC released the suspension information to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 43? event in Auckland, New Zealand.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:42PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Manvil Drops To 135, Eyes Caraway Clash In Japan
(mmamania.com)
It looks like the Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate rivalry has a trickle down effect, as Manny Gamburyan -- Rousey's training partner -- wants to get his hands on Bryan Caraway -- Tate's boyfriend -- in his first fight at 135 pounds.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:39PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Aaron Phillips, Matt Hobar to Clash at UFC Fight Night ‘Henderson vs. dos Anjos’
(sherdog.com)
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Aug. 23 visit to Oklahoma continues to fill out, as Aaron Phillips will take on Matt Hobar in a bantamweight bout.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:37PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 46 lineup finalized – and more tickets available for Dublin event
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 46 event, and if you’re near Ireland and want to check it out live, you’ll have one final chance to purchase tickets.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Legacy FC signs Brazilian standout Leonardo Leite for fall debut
(mmajunkie.com)
Legacy Fighting Championship has added to its roster with a highly regarded judoka and Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion expected to debut with the promotion this fall.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:34PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
"Showtime” inks deal with Reebok
(bjpenn.com)
UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis may not be fighting until January of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped him from doing some big deals outside of the cage.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 2:37PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Female BJJ Champions respond to Ronda Rousey: 'Talk is cheap when you never show up'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Ronda Rousey claimed she can beat any BJJ females regardless of weight class, now several of these jiujitsu champions respond and want to take her up on that challenge.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 2:32PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Silva says he would fight Diaz, not Weidman again
(bloodyelbow.com)
"The Spider" has no desire to complete a trilogy against the UFC middleweight champion but would accept a fight with Nick Diaz.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 2:31PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
July 11's 'ONE FC 18: War of Dragons' card finalized with 10 bouts
(mmajunkie.com)
Share this image:The fight card is set for next month’s “ONE FC 18: War of Dragons” event, which marks the promotion’s debut in Taiwan.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 2:29PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
Myles Jury accepts fight against Nate Diaz ... who won't answer the phone
(mmamania.com)
Surging Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight prospect Myles Jury has been offered a fight against former division number one contender Nate Diaz, a 155-pound showdown he gladly accepts. But negotiating with Diaz, as Anthrax so eloquently puts it, is like clapping with one hand. According to Fury, there hasn't been a peep from the 209.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 10:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ex-UFC fighter Thiago Silva set to return to MMA on August 29th
(www.bloodyelbow.com)
Howard Davis' Fight Time Promotions in Florida has picked up former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 8:48PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC Fight Night 44 draws reported 9,227 attendance for $728,358 live gate
(mmajunkie.com)
SAN ANTONIO – Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 44 event drew an announced attendance of 9,227 and a live gate of $728,358.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Pat Miletich will be the next UFC Hall of Fame inductee
(mmajunkie.com)
Former champion Pat Miletich will be the next inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC releases statement on Chael Sonnen's second failed drug test
(mmajunkie.com)
SAN ANTONIO – In the wake of news announcing another failed drug test for three-time title challenger Chael Sonnen, the UFC released a statement largely mirroring its previous responses to high-profile failures.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kelvin Gastelum might go back to Mike Dolce after missing weight at UFC Fight Night 44
(mmajunkie.com)
SAN ANTONIO – UFC welterweight Kelvin Gastelum thought he had things under control with his weight, but he now admits he may need help once more.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
After latest win, Cezar Ferreira still wants a rematch with C.B. Dollaway
(mmajunkie.com)
SAN ANTONIO – After outpointing Andrew Craig on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44, Cezar Ferreira still wants a rematch with the last man to beat him in the octagon.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mike Goldberg criticized for 'Fueling the American stereotype of being completely ignorant' of other countries
(bloodyelbow.com)
During the recent UFC broadcast from New Zealand, Mike Goldberg botched Jonah Lomu's name and sport in a moment that Australian media have said fuels the American stereotype of ignorance toward other countries.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Korean Zombie calls out Swanson
(bloodyelbow.com)
Shortly after Cub Swanson's win over Jeremy Stephens, Chan Sung Jung calls him out for a potential bout that guarantees fireworks.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFN San Antonio bonuses: Swanson, Stephens win 50k
(bloodyelbow.com)
Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens earned "Fight of the Night" honours for their five-round main event battle, while Carlos Diego Ferreira and Ray Borg both won performance bonuses for their submission wins on the prelims.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 3:13AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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