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Cerrone asks for Iaquinta bout
(bloodyelbow.com)
If the UFC needs a fighter on short notice to fight Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night San Diego, Donald Cerrone might know a guy.
Submitted Jul 7, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gracie vs. Comprido set for July 10
(bloodyelbow.com)
Roger Gracie makes his return to grappling on July 10 against a Rodrigo Comprido, a familiar foe.
Submitted Jul 7, 2015 10:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Hioki, Jimmo among 14 fighters released by UFC
(bloodyelbow.com)
Hatsu Hioki's disappointing run in the UFC has ended, as he is part of 14 fighters who have been let go by the promotion.
Submitted Jul 7, 2015 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Iaquinta pulled from UFC Fight Night 71, Gamburyan vs. Jorgensen gets main card
(mmajunkie.com)
With Gilbert Melendez scratched from UFC Fight Night 71 after failing a post-UFC 188 drug test, his opponent, Al Iaquinta, has also been removed from the card.
Submitted Jul 7, 2015 10:19AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jose Aldo’s out-of-competition drug test comes back clean
(mmafighting.com)
Jose Aldo passed his pre-UFC 189 out-of-competition drug test. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 7:20PM by Wez - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gilbert Melendez tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites
(m.ufc.com)
Gilbert Melendez will no longer face Al Iaquinta after testing positive for an exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 3:11PM by Wez - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jedrzejczyk wants Gadelha rematch
(mmafighting.com)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants a rematch of her tight 2014 win over Claudia Gadelha, saying on The MMA Hour she would "win easy this time."
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Filho admits use of cocaine during WEC career
(mmafighting.com)
Paulo Filho admits he used cocaine during his run as WEC champion, and believes UFC star Jon Jones has the same "disease".
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 11:09AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
WSOF signs two more Russian fighters
(bloodyelbow.com)
The World Series of Fighting continues to sign Russian talents to their promotion, as they’ve added two more fighters to their roster over the past few days.
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 11:05AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Cormier/Gustafsson delayed due to injury
(bloodyelbow.com)
Daniel Cormier will still defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the first time against Alexander Gustafsson, but it won't take place at UFC 191 as expected.
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 11:03AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Sean O'Connell meets newcomer Misha Cirkunov at UFC Fight Night 74
(mmajunkie.com)
A light heavyweight bout featuring a promotional newcomer reportedly has been booked for the UFC’s return to Canada next month.
Submitted Jul 6, 2015 10:59AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
George Sullivan faces newcomer Dominic Waters at TUF 21 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
With Marcio Alexandre Jr. (11-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) out of the TUF 21 Finale, George Sullivan (16-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) now meets UFC newcomer Dominic Waters (9-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC). FOX Sports first reported the change, and UFC officials subsequently confirmed the new booking. MMAjunkie first reported Alexandre Jr.’s withdrawal. The welterweight matchup takes place at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale, which is scheduled for July 12, the day after UFC 189, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Submitted Jul 5, 2015 8:49PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Drug Free Sport Issues Statement on Jose Aldo Drug Test Situation in Brazil
(fightercode.com)
The organization that attempted to take a urine sample from Jose Aldo last month only for its representative to get in trouble with Brazilian authorities is saying it did nothing wrong. Drug Free Sport sent Ben Mosier to Rio de Janeiro to conduct a urine test on Aldo, the UFC featherweight champion, on June 11 on behalf of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC). When Mosier arrived at Aldo’s Nova Uniao gym a, Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras phoned police and the Brazilian MMA Commission (CABMMA). Aldo complied with the urine test, but the sample was thrown out when authorities determined that Mosier did not have the correct work visa to conduct business in Brazil. Aldo was tested the next day by a collector accredited by WADA alongside a CABMMA official. The sample was sent to WADA-accredited Sports Medicine Research & Testing Laboratory in Salt Lake City In a statement issued by Drug Free Sport COO Chris Guinty on Friday, the organization is denying any wrongdoing or unethical behavior. In early June 2015, Drug Free Sport was engaged by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (“NSAC”) to conduct a single urine test for an athlete in Brazil. Drug Free Sport’s preparation and execution of the testing event in Brazil complied with ethical best practices in anti-doping collections. Proper work visa applications detailing Drug Free Sport’s job functions were submitted to the Brazilian Consulate in Chicago, Illinois on June 18, 2012, and a ten year work visa was issued by the Consulate and relied upon by the Drug Free Sport collector in subsequent testing events. Drug Free Sport does not comment on client program specifics related to any collection event, but the NSAC, the UFC and Drug Free Sport were diligent in their effort to ensure a fair and ethical collection event in Brazil.
Submitted Jul 5, 2015 11:56AM by emfleek - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, Fight Camp / Team
 
Lima open to Glory bout with Daley at Dynamite
(mmafighting.com)
Bellator champion Douglas Lima wants to knock Andrey Koreshkov out at Bellator 140, and then make his Glory debut against Paul Daley at September’s Dynamite card.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:09PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Sergei Kharitonov Clobbers Kenny Garner in M-1 Challenge 59 Rematch
(sherdog.com)
Sergei Kharitonov Clobbers Kenny Garner in M-1 Challenge 59 Rematch.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:06PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Mariusz Pudzianowski Meets Peter Graham in KSW 32 ‘Road to Wembley’ Headliner
(sherdog.com)
Mariusz Pudzianowski Meets Peter Graham in KSW 32 ‘Road to Wembley’ Headliner.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:06PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Sinead O'Connor to sing McGregor's walkout song
(bloodyelbow.com)
Party like it's 1990! Irish singer Sinead O'Connor will be singing Conor McGregor's walkout song as he heads to cage at UFC 189 next week.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:03PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nikita Krylov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima re-booked for UFC Fight Night 74
(mmajunkie.com)
A light heavyweight bout originally set for this past weekend in Florida has been re-booked for the UFC’s return to Canada next month.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 9:00PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Alexandre Jr. out of TUF 21 Finale bout with George Sullivan
(mmajunkie.com)
Welterweight Marcio Alexandre Jr. has been forced out of his bout with George Sullivan at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale.
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 8:58PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Uriah Hall booked for fight with Joe Riggs at UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to “Music City” next month has a new fight added to the setlist. A middleweight matchup between Uriah Hall (10-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and Joe Riggs (40-16 MMA, 4-6 UFC) has been booked for UFC Fight Night 73. Promotion officials recently announced the new matchup. With the addition to the card, UFC Fight Night 73 now includes: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Johnson Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes Roman Salazar vs. Marlon Vera Jared Cannonier vs. Jonathan Wilson Timothy Johnson vs. Jared Rosholt Anthony Christodoulou vs. Scott Holtzman Chris Camozzi vs. Tom Watson Ian McCall vs. Dustin Ortiz Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson Uriah Hall vs. Joe Riggs
Submitted Jul 3, 2015 3:22PM by Budgellism - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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