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Page 17 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Spike planning kickboxing, MMA hybrid show
(mmafighting.com)
According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Glory Kickboxing has agreed to partner with Bellator MMA for a hybrid combat sports show in September.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:48AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Visa issues forces changes at UFN 70, UFC 190
(mmafighting.com)
The United States visa system is facing technical issues recently, and that affected the UFC’s next card in the country.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
ONE 28’s one-night tournaments official
(mmafighting.com)
Headlined by Russian prospect Timofey Nastyukhin, ONE Championship 28 features two one-night tournaments Saturday in Guangzhou, China.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
State attorney rallying to ban chokes from MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
Will County's State attorney Jim Glasgow is rallying to ban choke holds from MMA competition following the murders of Terrence Rankins and Eric Glover.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
WWE looking at UFC women's bantamweight
(bloodyelbow.com)
It appears that the WWE is interested in bring in a current UFC women's bantamweight for their Diva Search.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
After failed drug test, UFC won't reissue Rony Jason's 'Performance of the Night' bonus
(mmajunkie.com)
Rony Jason’s failed UFC Fight Night 67 post-fight drug test has cost him more than a victory and nine months of his career. It’s also taken $50,000 out of his bank account.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
White: Next heavyweight title challenger will be Andrei Arlovski or Stipe Miocic
(mmajunkie.com)
Fabricio Werdum’s first UFC heavyweight title challenger has not yet been determined, according to UFC President Dana White.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Call Ken Shamrock vs. 'Kimbo' a 'freak show' all you want – Spike TV says you'll watch
(mmajunkie.com)
ST. LOUIS – A headliner between Ken Shamrock and Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson wasn’t exactly greeted with open arms when the now-defunct EliteXC promotion announced it in 2008.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
UFC Fight Night 69 weigh-in results: Jedrzejczyk, Penne with a pound to spare
(mmajunkie.com)
BERLIN – MMAjunkie was on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC Fight Night 69 fighter weigh-ins, where all fighters successfully made weight.
Submitted Jun 19, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 188 medicals: Werdum out up to six months
(bloodyelbow.com)
It appears that new UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum didn't escape his UFC title fight unscathed.
Submitted Jun 18, 2015 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Joe Schilling committing to MMA, planning permanent move to American Top Team
(mmafighting.com)
Bellator MMA and GLORY star Joe Schilling is planning on moving his family to South Florida so he can continue his work at American Top Team.
Submitted Jun 18, 2015 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Patricio Pitbull ahead of Bellator 138: 'Kimbo and Shamrock should be my co-main event'
(mmajunkie.com)
Patricio "Pitbull" Freire is not thrilled with the idea of playing second-fiddle to a bout between Kimbo and Shamrock.
Submitted Jun 18, 2015 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Visa issues could force several Brazilian fighters out of UFC Fight Night 70
(mmajunkie.com)
Just nine days prior to the event, UFC Fight Night 70 is at risk of losing numerous fighters from its scheduled lineup.
Submitted Jun 18, 2015 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Video: Joanna Jedrzejczyk taunts Jessica Penne with belt at UFC Fight Night 69 face-off
(mmajunkie.com)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Penne have been slow dancing toward Saturday's fight.
Submitted Jun 18, 2015 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rony Jason suspended nine months after failed UFC Fight Night 67 drug test in Brazil
(mmajunkie.com)
TUF Brazil winner Rony Jason has tested positive in his post-UFC Fight Night 67 drug test.
Submitted Jun 18, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gilbert Melendez in to face Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 71
(mmajunkie.com)
It’s going to be a quick turnaround for Gilbert Melendez as the lightweight will return to action at UFC Fight Night 71, taking on Al Iaquinta. The fight was announced on Fox Sports Live. The latest UFC Fight Night 71 lineup now includes: Todd Duffee vs. Frank Mir Al Iaquinta vs. Gilbert Melendez Tony Ferguson vs. Josh Thomson Matt Dwyer vs. Alan Jouban Manny Gamburyan vs. Scott Jorgensen Kevin Lee vs. James Moontasri Igor Araujo vs. Sean Strickland Andrew Craig vs. Edgar Garcia Jessica Andrade vs. Sarah Moras Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau Ildemar Alcantara vs. Kevin Casey
Submitted Jun 17, 2015 9:57PM by Budgellism - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Joe Schilling committing to MMA, planning permanent move to American Top Team
(mmafighting.com)
Joe Schilling is going all in on mixed martial arts. The two-sport star told MMAFighting.com on Friday that he plans on soon moving his family to South Florida from Los Angeles to continue his training at American Top Team in Coconut Creek. Schilling has been at ATT for weeks and will complete his camp there in advance of a fight against Hisaki Kato at Bellator 139 on June 26 in Mulvane, Kan.
 
Bobby Green out of Al Iaquinta fight due to injury
(mmafighting.com)
Bobby Green has been forced to withdraw from his anticipated July 15 fight against Al Iaquinta due to an injury suffered in training, MMAFighting.com confirmed with multiple sources. As of right now, a replacement opponent has not been found for Iaquinta, so there's no word just yet whether he'll remain on the Fight Night card in San Diego.
Submitted Jun 17, 2015 7:35PM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
‘Jacare’ Souza won’t wait for title shot, open to fight with Vitor Belfort
(mmafighting.com)
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Luke Rockhold will be the next to challenge UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and Ronaldo Souza isn’t happy about it. The Brazilian middleweight, former Strikeforce middleweight champion and undefeated in five UFC fights, believes he did enough to earn a shot at the gold.
Submitted Jun 17, 2015 7:34PM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bethe Correia inks 8 fight contract with UFC
(mixedmartialarts.com)
Bethe Correia inked a new contract with the UFC ahead of the biggest fight of her MMA career. The undefeated bantamweight fighter, who takes on UFC 135-pound champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 1, announced on her Instagram that she has signed a new 8-fight deal with the promotion. "I’m really happy today," Correia wrote. "With hard work, blood, sweat, punches to the face and much more… I’m renewing my contract with the UFC for eight more fights. I will be able to give my fans at least eight fights on TV, and follow my life and my camp for more eight fights. I will always do my best."
Submitted Jun 17, 2015 7:33PM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
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