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Francisco Rivera vs. John Lineker headed to UFC 191
John Lineker will have his first bantamweight fight after being kicked out the flyweight division. UFC 191 will also feature Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 7:54PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Khabib Nurmagomedov's brother to make WSOF debut at WSOF 22
Abubaker Nurmagomedov, the highly-touted younger brother of UFC contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, is slated to make his World Series of Fighting debut against welterweight prospect Jorge Moreno on Aug. 1 at WSOF 22, promotion officials told MMAFighting.com. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 4:53PM by Wez - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
UFC Veteran Mike Swick Retires From MMA
On Thursday, UFC veteran Mike Swick (pictured) announced his retirement from mixed martial arts.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 4:39PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
World Series of Fighting Signs Adam Ward, Andreas Spang
World Series of Fighting Signs Adam Ward, Andreas Spang.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
UFC Fight Night 71 bonuses: Frank Mir's crushing KO nets him $50,000
SAN DIEGO – Frank Mir, Tony Ferguson, Alan Jouban and Matt Dwyer each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Wednesday night’s UFC Fight Night 71.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 10:18AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson rematch headlines UFC 191
UFC 191 now has its main event, and it's a rematch in the flyweight division. During the UFC Fight Night: Duffee vs. Mir broadcast, it was announced that reigning champion Demetrious Johnson will take on John Dodson on September 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 15, 2015 11:39PM by Wez - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ronda Rousey wins Best Fighter at ESPYs, takes shot at Floyd Mayweather
Consider this another highlight-reel finish for Ronda Rousey. The UFC women's bantamweight champion took home the Best Fighter award at ESPN's ESPYs on Wednesday night, beating out the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Then, in an interview after, she took a jab at Mayweather's history of domestic violence.
Submitted Jul 15, 2015 10:50PM by grappler0000 - 23 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, UFC
Melvin Guillard vs. Brandon Girtz headlines Bellator 141 on Aug. 28
After a lengthy career with the UFC and WSOF, Melvin Guillard will make his Bellator debut next month. Officials today announced Guillard (32-14-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will fight fellow lightweight Brandon Girtz (11-4 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) in the headliner of Bellator 141. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 15, 2015 5:23PM by Wez - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator
Andrei Arlovski: Fedor Emelianenko ‘is who I want to take on next’
"If Fedor is coming back, he should come back to the best MMA organization in the world and UFC is that," Arlovski posted on his website. "I have always sought out to right the wrong in my career and have been very successful so far. He is who I want to take on next!
Submitted Jul 15, 2015 3:02PM by george112 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Manager confirms Fedor return, expects top 10 opponent
On Tuesday rumors surfaced that the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history, The Lasst Emperor, Fedor Emelianko was returning. Now it was been confirmed, by Fedor's longtime manager Vadim Finkelchtein. "It was unexpected," said Vadim to Karim Zidan for BloodyElbow.com. "I was trying to convince Fedor to come back for about year or two, but then gave up this idea. And about a week or two ago he told me he is thinking about coming back to sport. I am happy about that."
MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement
PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement and will be competing in Mixed Martial Arts once again. Fedor Emelianenko seemed to have closed the book on his storied MMA career when he announced his retirement in 2012. Three years later though, and the legendary PRIDE champion has decided to write a new chapter as he will be coming back to active mixed martial arts competition.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 5:54PM by GDPofMPG - 49 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
UFC San Diego fighters clean in drug tests, including Melendez
There won't be any last-minute changes to the UFC card this week.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:44AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Video: Cyborg crashes Fan Expo to call out Rousey
Cris Cyborg crashed a UFC Fan Expo booth to send a message to her rival in Ronda Rousey.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:40AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Photo: Mendes broke thumb in McGregor fight
Chad Mendes has fractured his right thumb during UFC 189's main event, provides X-ray picture.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ex-champ Matt Manzanares in for UFC-bound Geane Herrera vs. Ken Porter at RFA 28
With the graduation of one of its unbeaten fighters to the UFC, there is a new co-main event set for next month’s RFA 28 event.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:34AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
TUF 21 Finale medical suspensions: 15 fighters facing potential time off
The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down the medical suspensions following the TUF 21 Finale and 15 fighters are looking at some time away from the game.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:33AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 189 medical suspensions: Rory MacDonald could be out until 2016
The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down the medical suspensions following UFC 189 and there are eight fighters facing a potential suspension of 185 days.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:32AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
'The Leprechaun' in against 'Irish' Brennan Ward at Friday's Bellator 140
If you’re looking for a late-replacement to face a man who uses “Irish” as a fighting nickname, you can’t do much better than a man who calls himself “The Leprechaun.”
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:30AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
Conor McGregor’s Trash Talk Doesn’t Stop at the Octagon Door
Newly crowned UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his relentless trash talk and self-promotion as much as he is for his fighting ability. It turns out that the Irishman’s verbal assaults aren’t limited to interviews, press conferences, and media calls. “The Notorious” talks to his opponents during fights.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:29AM by scpd400 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Invicta FC 13 payouts: 'Cyborg' Justino earns $100K of $162K total payout
Cristiane Justino was the top earner at this past week’s Invicta FC 13 event; in fact, “Cyborg” earned the lion’s share of the total payroll.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:29AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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