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T.J. Grant working in mine, talks return to mma
(leaderpost.com)
UFC Lightweight T.J. Grant talks to the about having to get a job in the mean time; where's he's at physically and the chances of him making a return to the sport. Despite his hiatus from mixed martial arts, T.J. Grant is still fighting the good fight. The former No. 1 contender for the UFC lightweight title hasn’t competed in two years after suffering a concussion in a training mishap. With his career on hold, Grant eventually had to seek other means to support his family, electing to take a job at the K+S potash mine near Bethune.
Submitted Jun 3, 2015 6:04AM by Five-Alive - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities, Interviews
 
Friday Boxing on Spike vs Saturday UFC on Fox Sports 1 Ratings
(sherdog.com)
Last weekend’s welterweight showdown between Amir Khan and Chris Algieri generated over one million viewers, according to a statement released Tuesday by Spike TV, the network that broadcast the fight. The highest point of the telecast was during the 11:00-11:15 p.m. ET quarter hour, netting 1,120,000 viewers. It was a busy weekend for combat sports on US television, and the Nielsen ratings are now in for Saturday's UFC Fight Night in Brazil, as well as Friday's Premier Boxing Champions special on Spike TV. According to The MMA Report's Jason Floyd, the UFC on Fox Sports 1 card headlined by Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves attracted an average of 813,000 viewers, making it the 4th highest viewed out of the 7 Fight Nights aired since the start of the year. Preliminary card figures were just 100,000 viewer at 713k. There's no word yet on the official peak viewership.
Submitted Jun 2, 2015 4:26PM by GDPofMPG - 6 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, UFC, Miscellaneous
 
Fight card, start times, broadcast info for UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC returns this weekend with UFC Fight Night 68 in the “Crescent City” of New Orleans. Check out the essential info about the card.
Submitted Jun 2, 2015 12:24PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Paul Daley vs. Dennis Olson added to July's Bellator 140 in Connecticut
(mmajunkie.com)
One of the hardest-hitting welterweights in the game has been added to the lineup for Bellator’s return to Connecticut this summer.
Submitted Jun 2, 2015 12:23PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
CABMMA might follow NAC's new drug test penalties
(mmafighting.com)
CABMMA might follow NAC's new drug test penalties.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 11:10PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
 
2015 IBJJF World Jiu Jitsu Championships results: Leandro Lo wins fourth title in a row
(bloodyelbow.com)
Check out the results from the 2015 BJJ world championships from Long Beach, California.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 11:07PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
UFC releases ten fighters
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC has apparently decided to trim ten fighters from their roster, and five of them were flyweights.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 11:00PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Friday's WSOF 21 lineup finalized with four televised bouts
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup is set for Friday’s WSOF 21 card, highlighted by a championship doubleheader.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 10:57PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Lineup Set for UFC 188 in Mexico City, including four prelims on FX
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup is set for next week’s UFC return to Mexico, featuring a heavyweight title unification bout in the main event.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 10:56PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Levan Makashvili replaces Chas Skelly at UFC Fight Night 70 in Florida
(mmajunkie.com)
Levan Makashvili has replaced Chas Skelly at this month’s UFC Fight Night 70 event, officials today announced.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 10:55PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Maximo Blanco meets Mike De La Torre at TUF 21 Finale in July
(mmajunkie.com)
A featherweight bout between Maximo Blanco and Mike De La Torre is the latest addition to July’s lineup for The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 10:53PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Female UFC fighter beats up 'dirtbag' at club
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC fighters Leslie Smith and Heather Clark were involved in an altercation outside a San Francisco club after a man allegedly sexually harasses their friend.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 12:03PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Norman Parke: 'I'll never fight in Brazil again'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Another close decision in Brazil went against Northern Ireland's Norman Parke, and he's vowed not to compete in Brazil again.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 12:01PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Scotland's debut event, UFC Fight Night 72, sells out 'in a matter of hours'
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s upcoming debut event in Scotland, UFC Fight Night 72, proved a popular offering with ticket-buyers.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 11:51AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 67 medical suspensions: Alves, Breese face six-month terms
(mmajunkie.com)
Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA), MMA’s regulatory body in Brazil, has issued medical suspensions to fighters from this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 67, and two face lengthy terms.
Submitted Jun 1, 2015 11:49AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Emotional Melvin Guillard opens up about troubled WSOF run: ‘I was depressed’
(mmafighting.com)
Melvin Guillard never saw the end coming until the morning he awoke and it was already lurching through his front door. Sometimes, that's just how it goes. Close your eyes and you're a 10-year UFC lifer, open them eight hours later and you're unemployed.
Submitted May 31, 2015 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Alves' broken nose will require surgery
(mmafighting.com)
UFC welterweight Thiago Alves' badly broken nose will require extensive surgery to repair.
Submitted May 31, 2015 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC blames crisis for low attendance numbers
(mmafighting.com)
The UFC couldn’t reach the same success in its second trip to Goiania.
Submitted May 31, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Carlos Condit calls for winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald at UFC 189
(mmajunkie.com)
GOIANIA, Brazil – Ex-interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit did the usual whatever-the-UFC-wants dance following his second-round TKO of Thiago Alves. But afterward, he was a little more insistent.
Submitted May 31, 2015 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 67 bonuses: Charles Oliveira goes double-dipping for $100,000
(mmajunkie.com)
GOIANIA, Brazil – Charles Oliveira earned a pair of bonus awards for a total of $100,000 at UFC Fight Night 67. But who else joined him with $50,000 each?
Submitted May 31, 2015 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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