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Page 10 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Matt Riddle injured, out of Titan FC title fight; replaced by Landi-Jons
mmafighting.com
Matt Riddle was forced out of his upcoming bout with an injury, and Ben Saunders is now set to collide with Jose "Pele" Landi-Jons for the Titan FC welterweight title.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 2:53AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Hawaii Native Kailin Curran Added to UFC Women’s Strawweight Division
(sherdog.com)
The UFC women's strawweight division officially grew to five on Tuesday with the news that Kailin Curran had signed with the Las Vegas-based promotion.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 2:50AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mark Bocek Announces Retirement from MMA
(5thround.com)
UFC lightweight Mark Bocek (pictured) has decided to call it a career. The 32-year-old unceremoniously announced his retirement from mixed martial arts Tuesday night via Twitter.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 11:20PM by nirvana184 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Manager: Brock Lesnar finally has clean bill of health, would consider UFC return
(mmamania.com)
After losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in 2011, thanks to a well-placed liver kick, Brock Lesnar walked away from mixed martial arts (MMA) and returned to his old stomping grounds of pro wrestling.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:24PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With Metamoris Status Uncertain, Sonnen Contacted Randy Couture as Possible Fill-in
(sherdog.com)
Chael Sonnen is set to compete against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 in Los Angeles this weekend, but following warnings from the Nevada Athletic Commission regarding a $250,000 fine for each test failure if he does participate, Sonnen is reportedly having second thoughts.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
WSOF President Ray Sefo: 'I would have reacted the same way Cormier did'
(mmajunkie.com)
WSOF President Ray Sefo frequently tells fighters that while their business is to inflict damage inside the cage, their other job is to show respect to opponents.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:21PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
NSAC files complaint against Silva as 'unarmed combatant,' asks for court costs, other relief
(mmajunkie.com)
The Nevada attorney general’s office has filed a formal complaint against Wanderlei Silva, asking the commission to hold the fighter responsible for evading a random drug test and his admitted illicit drug use in advance of an ill-fated meeting with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 8:20PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC contender Alexander Gustafsson wraps up knee surgery in Sweden
(mmajunkie.com)
Light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson was forced to withdraw from the UFC 178 main event against Jon Jones due to a knee injury. Today, he went under the knife for corrective surgery.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:45PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jake Shields headlines WSOF 14 in Canada vs. Ryan Ford
(mmajunkie.com)
Jake Shields will make his WSOF debut in October when he headlines WSOF 14 in Canada against a home-grown opponent.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:44PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Jones's threat: Expect malicious, violent things
(bloodyelbow.com)
Jon Jones has gone back on earlier statements, and now states that we should expect some very malicious and very violent things to happen when he faces Daniel Cormier at UFC 178.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:43PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hughes on Jones & DC brawl: It's bad for the sport
(bloodyelbow.com)
Matt Hughes, the UFC VP of Athlete Development, says Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier's brawl was 'bad for the sport'.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:42PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gracie claims UFC cut him for refusing lower offer
(bloodyelbow.com)
The many-time world BJJ champ and UFC veteran has some thoughts about Zuffa's business practices and explains why he left the organization.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:41PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt says he's now 'unemployed', Dana White says he isn't cut
(bloodyelbow.com)
Mark Hunt sent out cryptic tweets, stating that he is now 'unemployed'.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:40PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Joey Beltran to fight for Bellator LHW title
(bloodyelbow.com)
That is not a misprint. Joey Beltran has a chance to become the Bellator LHW champion this September in Michigan.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 1:39PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Photo: Conor McGregor taking selfies during Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier brawl
(bloodyelbow.com)
Conor McGregor was laughing and taking pictures with fans during the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier brawl.
Submitted Aug 5, 2014 12:04AM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jon Jones addresses eye pokes: 'I never said I didn't think it was dirty. It's something I need to work on'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Jon Jones addressed some controversial issues with his fighting style, and he talked about eye pokes and oblique kicks to Cormier's knee.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 11:18PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC brass: 'There are going to be ramifications' for Jones-Cormier brawl
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – While Monday’s public dust-up between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (20-1 MMA, 14-1 UFC) and undefeated challenger Daniel Cormier (15-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) may very well have brought more attention to the pair’s UFC 178 matchup, UFC officials are publicly standing against such actions.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 8:12PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tim Sylvia erupts, goes nuts on Dana White: 'UFC is doing s--t just to piss me the f--k off!'
(mmamania.com)
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski is welcome back to the Octagon with open arms. Fellow ex-division kingpin Tim Sylvia is not.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 5:06PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Trujillo out, Pearson now faces Maynard
(ufc.com)
Lightweight prospect Abel Trujillo has been forced out of his August 16 bout against Ross Pearson due to injury, but Pearson will still compete on the UFC Fight Night card in Bangor, Maine against former world title challenger Gray Maynard. Maynard was scheduled to face Brazil's Fabricio Camoes on the same show, but now Camoes will be rescheduled for another bout later this year, freeing the way for this clash of former Ultimate Fighter stars.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 5:04PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
NSAC reserves comment on Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier brawl, promises review
(mmajunkie.com)
An official from the Nevada State Athletic Commission today told MMAjunkie that a video review of the brawl between UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier is expected to take place soon.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 5:02PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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