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Page 10 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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UFC looking into Cub Swanson-Frankie Edgar
(foxsports.com)
UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reports that the UFC has talked about booking Swanson against Frankie Edgar next in a featherweight top contender bout. Edgar has wanted that fight -- and his manager Ali Abdel Aziz has been very vocal about it on social media. Swanson was hesitant at first, but Helwani reports that he has come around.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 9:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kyle Noke out, Amir Sadollah may get the call to face Yoshihiro Akiyama
(www.foxsports.com)
Kyle Noke has been forced out of his upcoming bout against Yoshihiro Akiyama in Japan on September 20, but the UFC is hoping to replace him with former Ultimate Fighter winner Amir Sadollah.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 9:13PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Conor McGregor Willing to Fight Aldo at UFC 179 if Mendes Suffers Injury
(sherdog.com)
UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has very little patience these days.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 7:57PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 50 lineup set in Connecticut with six-fight main card on FOX Sports 1
(mmajunkie.com)
Next month’s UFC return to Connecticut has its lineup set with 11 fights, including 10 televised bouts on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 7:56PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mike Goldberg to do play-by-play for NFL on Fox
(bloodyelbow.com)
Longtime UFC voice Mike Goldberg will soon be heard on select NFL games this season on Fox.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 7:55PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Jones to DC: 'I'm going to make you my wife'
(bloodyelbow.com)
So uhm, things got a bit weird during that UFC 178 Fan Q&A with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. There weren't any scuffles or anything, but after numerous interviews the past few days, their verbal jousting may have taken a wrong turn at some point. Here's how the exchange went: "It's going to be intimate." Jones said
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 4:56PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
In injury reshuffling, Jordan Mein now meets Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49
(mmajunkie.com)
A pair of recent injuries caused some reshuffling of the UFC’s return to Tulsa later this month, and a new matchup has the card once again complete.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 4:52PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei Silva calls out Dan Henderson, Hendo accepts
(bloodyelbow.com)
With Chael Sonnen out for the next two years due to multiple drug test failures, Wanderlei Silva, who doesn't seem to think he'll be suspended for ducking a drug test, is calling out Dan Henderson, who accepts.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 3:04PM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Former UFC featherweight Josh Grispi charged with domestic abuse and assault on wife
(bloodyelbow.com)
"It's the worst case of domestic abuse I've ever seen." said one police officer after ex-UFC fighter Josh Grispi was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife twice in four days.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 3:03PM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bryan Caraway, Raphael Assuncao set to battle at UFC Fight Night Halifax
(mmafighting.com)
Raphael Assuncao, the last man to beat current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, will return to action in October.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
ONE FC 19 lineup set with three title fights, including Oishi vs. Narantungalag
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup is set for this month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event, which includes a championship tripleheader.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
Paul Heyman: Ronda Rousey is the biggest draw in the PPV business
(bloodyelbow.com)
Paul Heyman believes Ronda Rousey is a bigger long-term PPV draw than Floyd Mayweather and the biggest draw since Mike Tyson.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Paige VanZant slated to face Kailin Curran for UFC Fight Night Halifax
(mmafighting.com)
According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran is in the works for UFC Fight Night 54 Night in Halifax, N.S. Both fighters have agreed to the bout.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:26AM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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
 
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