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Page 12 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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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
 
Jon Jones' Manager denies punching Daniel Cormier during Brawl: 'I broke it up'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Manager Malki Kawa has denied punching Daniel Cormier during that brawl with Jon Jones during a UFC 178 press conference.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 5:00PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Video: If Fabricio Werdum wins UFC heavyweight title, Roy Nelson wants rematch
(mmajunkie.com)
Fabricio Werdum‘s performance at UFC 143 against Roy Nelson was an impressive, and to some, unexpected, turn that launched a win streak leading to his November title shot against champ Cain Velasquez. Since then, Nelson’s popularity has grown by leaps and bounds as he’s earned a 4-2 record with four knockouts. And yet, there’s been one thing lacking for “Big Country”: a title shot.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 4:12PM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Video: Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier come to blows at UFC 178 media tour
(bloodyelbow.com)
The heated rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier reached a boiling point in Las Vegas today. Today commenced the media tours for the big UFC 178: Jones vs. Cormier PPV in Las Vegas, Nevada, and those who were in attendance at the MGM Grand were treated to a good ol' brawl between the light heavyweight champion Jones and the undefeated challenger Cormier. In the middle of it all was UFC director of PR Dave Sholler, who had the unfortunate and unexpected task of trying to separate the two. MMA Fighting captured the whole sequence, which you can view in the video player at the top of the post.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 3:38PM by Shawn91111 - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
K-1 postpones October event by one week due to 'technical difficulties'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Troubled kickboxing organization K-1 has changed the date of its next event for a second time. In a brief post on the official K-1 Global Facebook page, the company announced that the show has been moved back one week to October 11, citing "technical difficulties".
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 2:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Sonnen vs. Galvao Metamoris bout in jeopardy due to failed drug tests
(bloodyelbow.com)
A loophole in Chael Sonnen's athletic career may be closing, with the threat of large fines looming if he competes at Metamoris 4.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 12:39PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Metamoris 4 odds: Chael Sonnen whopping +1600 underdog against Andre Galvao (-1500)
(mmamania.com)
Skip your morning latte. Put that finsky on "The American Gangster."
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 12:10PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Michael Bisping: 'Stupid' Robert Drysdale can kiss my ass
(mmamania.com)
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender and UFC Fight Night 48 headliner Michael Bisping is mad as hell, and he's not gonna take it anymore.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 12:10PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Pacquiao dips toes in MMA, gets shares in ONE FC
(bloodyelbow.com)
Manny Pacquiao, who truly has varied interests, now also has an 'undisclosed' amount of shares with Asian MMA promotion, ONE FC.
Submitted Aug 4, 2014 11:58AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
In wake of Cage Warriors 71 move out of Sweden, SMMAF dissolves pro committee
(mmajunkie.com)
If it’s any consolation to the Cage Warriors brass, future attempts to put on an event in Sweden might be met with considerably more success.
Submitted Aug 3, 2014 8:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Pat Cummins wants Anthony Johnson fight, puts Jon Jones on blast for Twitter snub
(mmamania.com)
I'll say one thing about "Durkin," he's certainly not lacking any confidence.
Submitted Aug 3, 2014 5:56PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Manager: Nate Diaz And UFC Are No Longer Talking
(mmamania.com)
When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was able to lure Nick Diaz out of retirement -- despite his state of chronic disgruntlement -- there was hope that his younger brother Nate would soon follow.
Submitted Aug 3, 2014 3:36PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Quinton Jackson starts new MMA promotion in quest to find next 'Rampage'
(mmamania.com)
And he's getting a little help from his friend and former UFC lightweight Antonio McKee.
Submitted Aug 3, 2014 12:03PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Overeem Hopeful for Lesnar Rematch
(mmamania.com)
Overeem is shooting for a rematch with Lesnar
Submitted Aug 2, 2014 11:57PM by tildengolfer - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities, Miscellaneous
 
Curran credits move to Team Takedown for growth
(mmafighting.com)
NEW YORK -- Bellator featherweight champion took part in a recent media day for the organization and discussed his tan, why he's training full time for his camps at Team Takedown in Texas, his thoughts on beating Daniel Straus in the rubber match, facing Patricio Freire at Bellator 123 on September 5th and more.
Submitted Aug 2, 2014 5:07PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Fedor Still Training, Says Cain Is Ideal Match Up
(mmamania.com)
When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez defeated Brock Lesnar to win the 265-pound strap at the UFC 121 pay-per-view (PPV) way back in 2010, the newly-crowned kingpin was asked who he believed was his "ideal match up."
Submitted Aug 2, 2014 4:40PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Bantamweights Ian Entwistle vs. Dustin Kimura added to UFC Fight Night 50
(mmajunkie.com)
A bantamweight matchup between England’s Ian Entwistle (8-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Hawaii’s Dustin Kimura (11-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has been added to UFC Fight Night 50.
Submitted Aug 2, 2014 4:37PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thatch posts graphic pic of broken toe, out against Mein
(mmajunkie.com)
Top welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) today announced he’s withdrawn from a planned UFC Fight Night 49 fight with Jordan Mein – and he provided graphic evidence of the cause.
Submitted Aug 2, 2014 4:35PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
John Moraga vs. Justin Scoggins added to UFC Fight Night 50 in September
(mmajunkie.com)
A flyweight matchup between onetime title contender John Moraga (14-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and prospect Justin Scoggins (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 50.
Submitted Aug 2, 2014 4:34PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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