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Page 12 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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‘Minotauro’ Nogueira Undergoes Successful ACL Surgery, Faces 6-Month Rehab
(sherdog.com)
UFC heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Tuesday, according to a report by Globo.com.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Battlegrounds MMA’s One-Night Tourney Moved to Oct. 3, Airs Live on PPV
(sherdog.com)
Battlegrounds MMA’s one-night welterweight tournament has been moved from June 27 to Oct. 3 and will now air via pay-per-view, the promotion announced Tuesday.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 6:58PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Herb Dean to Referee Weidman-Machida; Yves Lavigne Gets Rousey-Davis
(sherdog.com)
The referees and judges have been selected for the two title fights taking place at UFC 175.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 6:57PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Paul Daley squares off against Igor Fernandes at Bamma 16
(sherdog.com)
Noted knockout artist Paul Daley will return to action on Sept. 13 when he squares off against Igor Fernandes in the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 16 headliner.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 6:56PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
MMA Fighter Taps Out In Order To Save His Opponent
(blogs.canoe.ca)
When presented the chance to dummy his opponent, an amateur MMA fighter tapped out. While most fighters would have seized the opportunity to put an opponent to sleep, Mike Pantangco (white shorts) backed away, bent down and tapped the Prison City octagon. He’d done enough damage. At a certain point, forfeiting becomes the better option. After all, he wasn’t getting paid. He had nothing to gain from hurting his opponent, he told Inside MMA in his own words after the bout. “I just feel that there’s no point fighting him because he didn’t train against me and I didn’t train for him and I just feel like we’re amateur fighters. We don’t get money we don’t get paid,” Pantangco said. He added: “I know that the only thing I’m going to finish the fight is him to go in the hospital or get hurt. I just feel terrible so I’m just going to give him the win.” This was 4 weeks ago but I don't think it was posted here.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 3:30PM by Kpro - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC 174 prelims draw 784,000 viewers
(bloodyelbow.com)
The prelim ratings for UFC 174 are up from 173, but could be a function of a better network in FX.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 2:59PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jon Jones says Daniel Cormier was more deserving of title shot than Alexander Gustafsson
(bloodyelbow.com)
Jon Jones thinks Daniel Cormier was more deserving of a title shot than Alexander Gustafsson, but the fans wanted Gustafsson, so that's who he will fight.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 2:58PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Phil Baroni set to fight Karo Parisyan at Bellator 122
(sherdog.com)
After nearly a year away from the sport, Phil Baroni is set for a return to action at Bellator 122 in Temecula, Calif.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 9:49PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Jones refusing to fight in Gustafsson in Sweden
(bjpenn.com)
Jon Jones joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour tonight to talk about his upcoming fight with Alexander Gustafsson, and why he is refusing to fight in Gustafsson’s native country of Sweden.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 9:46PM by FastKnockout - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC signs four new fighters
(bjpenn.com)
The UFC has announced the signing of four new prospects: Bryan Barberena, Brendan O’Reilly, Paddy Holohan, and Matt Dwyer.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 9:44PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Amir Khan signs with ONE FC, accepts invite-only spot at Evolve MMA in Singapore
(mmamania.com)
The mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, not the pugilist.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 9:28PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC 174 medical suspensions: Jimmo, Bang, Letourneau get long layoffs
(mmajunkie.com)
All 22 fighters on this past Saturday’s UFC 174 card received mandatory minimum medical suspensions, but three of them will be saddled with lengthy terms.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 9:25PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
C.B. Dollaway wants Tim Kennedy, says numbers on proposed contract looking up
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC middleweight C.B. Dollaway isn’t yet at the pay grade he would like, but he’s very close.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 9:24PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
MFC champ Sam Alvey meets Tom Watson at UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine
(mmajunkie.com)
A middleweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s summer debut in Maine.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 9:23PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tito Ortiz on Dana White: 'He's like a chick, man. He's like a chick who has a crush, and will never leave me alone'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Tito Ortiz says that he would like to be back on good terms with Dana White, but he doesn't trust the UFC president and his "fake smile."
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 9:21PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Jon Jones says UFC announcing fight without his agreeing was 'unprofessional, a bully tactic'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Jon Jones talks controversy surrounding Alexander Gustafsson and the negotiations for the light heavyweight championship rematch.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 2:17PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ryan Jimmo Broken Arm From UFC 174 Required Surgery
(mmamania.com)
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo was telling the referee that he broke his arm against Ovince St. Preux last Sat. night (June 14, 2014) in Vancouver (recap), and now he has the X-ray (via Instagram) to prove it. To watch the surgically-repaired "Big Deal" fall to "OSP" at UFC 174 -- and snap his wing in the process.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Sarah McMann calls out Sarah Kaufmann
(bjpenn.com)
Former UFC title challenger Sarah McMann called out former Strikeforce champ, Sarah Kaufmann.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 12:05PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Diego Brandao leaves Team Jackson-Winkeljohn for UFN 46 main event
(mmafighting.com)
Diego Brandao will finally return to the Octagon after the cancelation of two UFC fights in a row, and he has changed his camp for his first main event.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 11:57AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Mirko ‘Cro Cop,’ Satoshi Ishii Set for Aug. 23 Bout at Inoki Genome Fight in Tokyo
(sherdog.com)
UFC and Pride Fighting Championships veteran Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic will return to Japan in August to take on streaking heavyweight Satoshi Ishii.
Submitted Jun 16, 2014 11:56AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Asian MMA
 
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