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Page 10 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Mike Dolce: Thiago Alves still considering move to lightweight, but has been since 2010
(mmajunkie.com)
With 20 UFC appearances already under his belt, Thiago Alves may be looking to reinvent himself at 155 pounds. But his nutritionist, Mike Dolce, insists any reports “Pitbull” has already made up his mind are completely untrue.
Submitted Aug 12, 2015 10:19AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
CM Punk and Cathal Pendred battle on Twitter, perhaps angling for future fight?
(mmajunkie.com)
Phil “CM Punk” Brooks and Cathal Pendred appear to be lining up a fight. Or they could merely be two touchy Twitter guys. Who knows?
Submitted Aug 12, 2015 10:18AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
ONE champ Bibiano Fernandes open to fighting WSOF champ Marlon Moraes
(mmajunkie.com)
ONE Championship bantamweight champ Bibiano Fernandes reign continued this past month with a knockout Toni Tauru at the promotion’s “Kingdom of Warriors” event.
Submitted Aug 12, 2015 10:15AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Aljamain Sterling recounts story of Floyd Mayweather trying to get his girl
(mmajunkie.com)
The story of Floyd Mayweather showing up at a Las Vegas pool party and trying to pick up Aljamain Sterling’s girlfriend has been talked about plenty, but Sterling had been strategizing exactly how his small group was going to take on Mayweather’s entourage.
Submitted Aug 12, 2015 10:14AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Anderson Silva Took Sexual Performance Enhancing Drugs
(bjpenn.com)
In the complaint Silva’s lawyer says Silva was “administering or using a supplement for the purpose of enhancing sexual performance and testing of the supplement revealed that the supplement was contaminated with an Exogenous Anabolic Agent: Drostanolone metabolite.”
Submitted Aug 12, 2015 1:25AM by bjj1605 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Scott Coker agrees with fighters regarding the Ali Act in MMA: "I think it's a pretty good idea"
(bloodyelbow.com)
The never-ending conflict in mixed martial arts between management and labor, or should we say between promoters and fighters, has really come to the fore this year. Over the last few months an antitrust lawsuit, the new Reebok deal, and the USADA testing policy have sparked debates on fighter pay, lost sponsorship income, and lack of input from the athletes on the rules and regulations governing them. And this is in only in the UFC, never mind the number of complaints that one sees directed at other promotions. All of this has had led to discussions of possible solutions, including perhaps the most serious talk of a fighters association the sport has seen to date.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 6:58PM by GDPofMPG - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Bellator, Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
 
Former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson expected to join Bellator MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson is expected to sign with Bellator MMA after the UFC declined to give him a new contract. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, the UFC declined to offer Thomson a new contract once his most recent one expired following his loss to Tony Ferguson last month. As a result, Thomson is close to finalizing a new deal with Bellator MMA, which would reunite him with his long-time promoter Scott Coker. That new contract is expected to be announced in the coming days.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 6:19PM by JLS1980 - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC, Bellator
 
Raphael Assuncao forced to undergo ankle surgery after all
(mmafighting.com)
Raphael Assuncao's injury woes continues. The bantamweight contender will undergo surgery on his right ankle this Thursday in Atlanta, his manager Danny Rubenstein informed MMAFighting.com. Assuncao injured the same ankle back in December but was told he did not need surgery. However, he was recently forced to go back in a boot after he was informed he rushed back to training too soon and the ankle didn't properly heal. After several weeks in a boot, he was then informed by doctors that he would require surgery after all.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 6:14PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
McGregor opens as almost 2-to-1 favorite over Aldo
(mmafighting.com)
With the news Jose Aldo will defend his UFC featherweight title opposite interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 194 in December, betting odds for the fight have been released by Bovada.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 4:11PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cerrone losing patience, eyeing move to 170 lbs.
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC lightweight contender Donald Cerrone will not sit out until next year for a title shot.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 4:08PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Joe Warren vs. L.C. Davis, Beltran vs. Grove headline Bellator 143 in Texas
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator will return to Texas for the first time since March of 2012 when the promotion heads to the “Lone Star State” for Bellator 143.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 4:05PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Tim Kennedy blasts Reebok payouts, calls business side of MMA 'tragic and pathetic'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Tim Kennedy didn't have nice things to say about the Reebok sponsorship payouts.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:38AM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC signs Abdul-Kerim Edilov and Dan Jolly
(bloodyelbow.com)
One of Russia's top LHW prospects is on his way to the UFC. Announced right along side him is Legacy FC vet and light heavyweight talent Dan Jolly.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:34AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 190 winner 'Shogun' Rua interested in rematch with 'Rampage' Jackson
(mmajunkie.com)
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson claims that Mauricio Rua “owes” him a rematch of their 2005 bout under the now-defunct PRIDE FC banner. “Shogun” is willing to oblige.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 189 drug tests come back clean, bizarre Jose Aldo incident detailed
(mmajunkie.com)
A total of seven fighters were drug tested in connection with this past month’s UFC 189. All passed, although there were complications – already well-publicized but perhaps even more bizarre than originally thought – in one fighter’s case.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:24AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Paul Daley vs. Fernando Gonzalez set as kickboxing bout at 'Bellator 142: Dynamite'
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator MMA welterweights Paul Daley and Fernando Gonzalez will trade in their MMA gloves for kickboxing mitts at next month’s combined Bellator MMA and GLORY spectacular.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Neil Magny in for injured Rick Story, faces Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 74
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC Fight Night 74 has a new co-main event following an injury to Rick Story.
Submitted Aug 11, 2015 10:20AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Aldo vs. McGregor set for Dec. 12th at the MGM Grand
(sports.yahoo.com)
UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo will fight Interim Champ Conor McGregor on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas, Dana White said Monday...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 11:13PM by Five-Alive - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Champion Boxer Amir Khan Enters the MMA Fray with Super Fight League
(mmaweekly.com)
Decorated world boxing champion Amir Khan has stepped into the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) business as a new owner and promoter of world championship MMA sports franchise Super Fight League. Khan, a former, two-time world champion, will join a new, blue-chip ownership and management team dedicated to expanding the former India-based Super Fight League’s footprint in the U.S., beginning with a television distribution agreement that the company expects to announce soon...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 6:25PM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Attorney conflict forces another delay to Nick Diaz’s NSAC hearing
(mmajunkie.com)
As it turns out, Nick Diaz won’t go in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission during the commission’s Thursday meeting in Las Vegas. After the NSAC this past week confirmed Diaz (26-10 MMA, 7-7 UFC) and ex-middleweight champ Anderson Silva (34-6 MMA, 17-2 UFC), Diaz’s rep said his attorney has a conflict that day and can’t attend...
Submitted Aug 10, 2015 6:21PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
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