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March 2013 MMA News Archive - Page 5

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After UFC 158 win, Rick Story wants another fight with Jake Ellenberger
(mmajunkie.com)
It was a win that Rick Story absolutely had to have, and he got it with authority against Quinn Mulhern on Saturday at UFC 158. Now he's itching for another fight with current UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger.
Submitted Mar 21, 2013 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Early pay-per-view numbers indicate UFC 158 will top 800,000 buys
(mmafighting.com)
Saturday's UFC 158 may wind up being the biggest pay-per-view event UFC's top draw, Georges St-Pierre, has done on his own with preliminary indications that the show will top 800,000 buys. The show was expected to be the company's most successful show since July's UFC 148 with Anderson Silva's return match with Chael Sonnen. St-Pierre had done numbers in the 750,000 to 800,000 range in previous fights with B.J. Penn, Dan Hardy, Josh Koscheck and Jake Shields, but this show is expected to finish slightly ahead of those fights...
Submitted Mar 21, 2013 12:12AM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Johnson, Arlovski, World Series of Fighting respond to Dana White's criticism
(mmajunkie.com)
World Series of Fighting 2 headliners and the promotion's CEO say a fighter should determine his or her own destiny. If they want to fight at a weight different than what they're known for, they should be able to do so.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 10:43PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Georges St. Pierre's coach says he fought injured and sick against Nick Diaz at UFC 158
(bloodyelbow.com)
Just a few days after UFC 158, Firas Zahabi revealed that GSP scored his decision victory over Diaz while both nursing an injury and fighting a fever.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 10:40PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Interview: Brett Cooper felt that Marshall lost his semi final fight
(mmamental.com)
Brett talks about his road to the middleweight final, also admits that he felt Doug Marshall lost his semi final match up.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 2:49PM by Rabi - 7 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Felipe Arantes vs. Godofredo Castro slated for UFC on FUEL TV 10
(mmajunkie.com)
A featherweight bout between Felipe Arantes and Godofredo "Pepey" Castro is the latest addition to June's UFC on FUEL TV 10 lineup.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 2:49PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
French MMA commission joins International Mixed Martial Arts Federation
(mmajunkie.com)
France is the latest country to join the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation, IMMAF officials today announced.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 2:48PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Injury forces Eric Prindle out of Thursday's Bellator 93 bout with Brett Rogers
(mmajunkie.com)
Thursday's Bellator 93 event has lost a main-card bout as an injury has forced Eric Prindle out of his heavyweight clash with Brett Rogers.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 2:46PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Riki Fukuda and Alex Caceres both fail UFC on Fuel TV 8 drug tests
(bloodyelbow.com)
The drug tests have come back for the recent UFC on Fuel 8 show in Japan, and two fighters tested positive for banned substances -- Riki Fukuda and Alex Caceres.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 2:45PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hendricks' hand NOT broken, GSP bout in August?
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC Welterweight contender Johny Hendricks tells Ariel Helwani that he is confident he did not break his hand against Carlos Condit at UFC 158 and that he will be ready to challenge Georges St. Pierre for the title in August.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 12:11PM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Riki Fukuda: 'I'm cut from the UFC'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Japanese middleweight Riki Fukuda announced his UFC release on Twitter, two weeks after his decision loss to Brad Tavares at UFC on Fuel 8 in Japan.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 12:10PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ray Sefo reveals plans for WSOF Tournament, Titles
(bloodyelbow.com)
"World Series of Fighting" President Ray Sefo unveils plans for Grand Prix tournaments and championship belts, as well as the goal to take the company worldwide in 2014.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 12:09PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
With Bellator clearance, Paul Daley heads to UAE to fight Rodrigo Ribeiro
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC and Strikeforce vet Paul Daley (31-12-2) has received clearance from Bellator and will continue his world tour in May when he takes on fellow welterweight Rodrigo Ribeiro (9-10) at Dubai Fighting Championship 4, officials recently announced. The event takes place May 10 at Madinat Arena in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Daley vs. Ribeiro serves as the headliner of the show. Daley most recently earned a vicious flying-knee knockout of Patrick Vallee at Cage Contender XVI in Dublin, which followed a Bellator 72 TKO win over Rudy Bears. The English striker is now on a 4-1 run since a pair of 2011 losses in Strikeforce. Daley is expected to return to Bellator later this year.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 10:46AM by sparky - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Cristiane Santos meets replacement Fiona Muxlow at Invicta FC 5
(mmajunkie.com)
With Ediane Gomez (10-2) injured and out of the fight, former Strikeforce champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (10-1) instead will fight Australian featherweight Fiona Muxlow (6-2) at next month's Invicta FC 5 event. Invicta FC officials announced the change following confirmation of Gomez's withdrawal due to a shoulder injury. Muxlow initially was slated to fight Julie Budd (4-2) on the card. Officials said Budd will get a new opponent. Invicta FC 5 takes place April 5 at Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Santos vs. Muxlow is scheduled for the event's main card, which airs via online pay-per-view.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 10:45AM by sparky - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Lucas Martins vs. Jeremy Larsen targeted as 13th bout for May's UFC on FX 8 card
(mmajunkie.com)
A lightweight matchup between Brazilian striker Lucas Martins and Jeremy Larsen has reportedly been added to May's UFC on FX 8 event. Brazilian outlet Ataquetotal.com first reported the contest, and Tatame.com has since confirmed the booking with additional sources. UFC executives have yet to make an official announcement, but the proposed bout represents the 13th contest for the fight card. With a main event of Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold, UFC on FX 8 takes place May 18, likely at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul. The event's main card airs on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 10:44AM by sparky - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With Jim Hettes out, Kurt Holobaugh steps in to face Steven Siler at UFC 159
(mmajunkie.com)
Jim Hettes (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has been forced out a planned UFC 159 matchup with Steven Siler (21-10 MMA, 3-1 UFC), and Strikeforce import Kurt Holobaugh (9-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has agreed to take his place. UFC officials revealed the switch during Tuesday's new edition of "UFC Tonight." UFC 159 takes place April 27 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The main card, including a main event between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen, airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook. Holobaugh vs. Siler is expected to take place on the evening's preliminary portion.
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 11:20PM by Budgellism - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mark Cuban and the future of MMA on AXS TV
(mmajunkie.com)
Billionaire business mogul Mark Cuban is no stranger to the world of mixed martial arts. And though his cable channel has undergone some recent changes, he said AXS TV will remain a destination for MMA of all sorts.
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 7:58PM by prophecy033 - 1 comment
Filed under: Interviews, General MMA, Miscellaneous
 
Sources: Ediane Gomes injured, Invicta FC 5 fight with 'Cyborg' off
(mmajunkie.com)
An undisclosed injury has forced Ediane Gomes off Invicta FC 5, leaving Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos without an opponent, according to multiple sources close to the fighters. 
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 7:54PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC 157's Lavar Johnson flagged for elevated testosterone levels
(mmajunkie.com)
A post-fight drug test for UFC heavyweight Lavar Johnson, who lost a unanimous decision to Brendan Schaub at UFC 157, has been flagged for elevated levels of testosterone.
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 7:52PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Alcantara vs. Vinicius, Dias vs. Gamburyan targeted for May's UFC on FX 8 event
(mmajunkie.com)
Two new fights have reportedly been added to this May's UFC on FX 8 event in Brazil with bantamweights Yuri Alcantara (27-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Marcos Vinicius (20-4-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and featherweights Hacran Dias (21-1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Manny Gamburyan (12-7 MMA, 3-5 UFC). Brazilian media outlet SportTV.com first reported the new contests, though UFC executives have yet to make an official announcement. UFC on FX 8 takes place May 18, likely at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul. The event's main card airs on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook. Both new fights are expected to be a part of the evening's preliminary card.
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 6:53PM by Budgellism - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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