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Vitor Belfort officially pulled from UFC 175 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) will not compete at UFC 175 next month, company officials tell MMAjunkie.
Submitted Jun 12, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly added to UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa
(mmajunkie.com)
Featherweights Tom Niinimaki (21-6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Chas Skelly (11-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) have agreed to meet in August at UFC Fight Night 49.
Submitted Jun 12, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Brian Ortega vs. Mike De La Torre joins UFC on FOX 12 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
A featherweight bout between Brian Ortega (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Mike De La Torre (12-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has joined next month’s UFC on FOX 12 lineup.
Submitted Jun 12, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares, Shawn Jordan vs. Jack May added to UFC Fight Night 47
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s Maine debut now as two fights, with middleweights Tim Boetsch (17-7 MMA, 8-6 UFC) vs. Brad Tavares (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and heavyweights Shawn Jordan (15-6 MMA, 3-3 UFC) vs. Jack May (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC).
Submitted Jun 12, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thiago Alves, Jordan Mein meet in welterweight tilt at UFC Fight Night 49
(mmajunkie.com)
A matchup of scrappy welterweights has been added to the UFC’s debut event in Tulsa, Okla., in August.
Submitted Jun 12, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tim Elliott vs. Wilson Reis booked for UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa
(mmajunkie.com)
Two of the world’s top flyweights will meet inside the octagon later this summer.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 8:40PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson booked for UFC 176 in August
(mmajunkie.com)
Danny Castillo (17-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will join his Team Alpha Male teammate Chad Mendes as a part of the UFC 176 fight card when he takes on “The Ultimate Fighter 11” winner Tony Ferguson (15-3 MMA, 5-1 UFC) in a lightweight bout.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 8:39PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chael Sonnen announces retirement from MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC middleweight / light heavyweight star, Chael Sonnen announces retirement via UFC Tonight.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 8:31PM by prophecy033 - 26 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
UFC Fight Night 41 drug tests come back clean
(mmajunkie.com)
Drug tests from UFC Fight Night 41 have come back negative for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 5:50PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Josh Burkman out at WSOF 11, promotion seeks replacement
(mmajunkie.com)
Josh Burkman (27-10) has been forced out of a planned trilogy bout with Jon Fitch (25-6-1), and World Series of Fighting officials are currently seeking a replacement opponent.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 5:49PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Claudia Gadelha, Tina Lahdemaki meet in UFC's first 115-pound women's bout
(mmajunkie.com)
The first-ever UFC women’s 115-pound is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 45 event.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 5:49PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Johnny Case out of UFC Fight Night 44 bout against Joe Ellenberger
(themmareport.com)
Joe Ellenberger has lost another opponent for his UFC debut as Johnny Case has pulled out of their fight at UFC Fight Night 44 and the search for a new opponent is underway.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 1:47PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Melvin Guillard Involved In Scary Accident, Sent To Hospital With Wife
(bjpenn.com)
Former UFC lightweight fighter, Melvin Guillard has seen his share of bad luck. From new camps, to lost fights and lost jobs, ‘The Young Assassin’ is just looking to catch a break.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:56AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
New Mexico Athletic Commissioner Comments On UFN 42 Controversies
(bjpenn.com)
UFC Fight Night 42 went down in Albuquerque, NM this past Saturday. The card its fair share of controversial issues to say the least. From an amazing decision in the Ross Pearson/Diego Sanchez fight, to a fighter pushing a referee, but wait there’s more. The New Mexico Athletic Commission’s Tom King spoke with SWFights.com about several of the issues that took place on Saturday night.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:55AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Benson Henderson establishes himself as legit ratings draw on Saturday night
(mmafighting.com)
Coming off the company's least-watched Saturday night live event that reached a national audience seven days earlier, UFC's ratings rebounded this past weekend by doubling the previous show.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:48AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei Silva vs. Vitor Belfort? 'Axe Murderer' tries to finagle 'Phenom' fight after NSAC sits Sonnen for UFC 175
(mmamania.com)
Embattled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has emerged from his bar crawl in Brazil to propose a possible showdown -- and rematch -- against Vitor Belfort at the upcoming UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event on July 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Alistair Overeem Likes Vibe at Jackson-Wink MMA, Is Welcome to Join Team Full-Time
(sherdog.com)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Alistair Overeem, the well-traveled former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 heavyweight champion who has fought everywhere from Japan to Las Vegas to Amsterdam and currently calls glamorous Miami Beach home, seems a little bit taken aback by his new surroundings.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
Ricardo Arona refused Bellator's offer, needs to be physically fit to fight again
(bloodyelbow.com)
"The Brazilian Tiger" doesn't want to give a specific date for his return, and still doesn't know if his return will be in MMA, grappling or Jiu-Jitsu.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
After controversial loss, UFC's Ross Pearson to receive $30,000 win bonus
(mmajunkie.com)
Despite a loss at this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 42 event, Ross Pearson will receive his win bonus.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Vitor Belfort could remain on UFC 175 lineup with new opponent
(mmajunkie.com)
Despite the loss of opponent Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort could still be part of next month’s deep UFC 175 lineup.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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