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Alan Jouban vs. Matt Dwyer booked for UFC Fight Night 71 in San Diego
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to Southern California in July has a new welterweight bout on tap. Alan Jouban (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) will take on Matt Dwyer (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 71. UFC officials announced the new bout today. With the addition, UFC Fight Night 71 now includes: Todd Duffee vs. Frank Mir Tony Ferguson vs. Josh Thomson Igor Araujo vs. Sean Strickland Manny Gamburyan vs. Scott Jorgensen Matt Dwyer vs. Alan Jouban
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:38PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago gets lightweight bout with Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov
(mmajunkie.com)
Another lightweight tilt has made its way onto the latest UFC on FOX card to hit Chicago. Danny Castillo (17-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is set to take on Rustam Khabilov (17-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) this July in the Windy City. UFC officials announced the fight today. The bout was first reported by FOXSports.com. With the addition, the UFC on FOX 16 card now includes: Champ T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao – for bantamweight title Myles Jury vs. Anthony Pettis Jessica Eye vs. Miesha Tate Erik Koch vs. Ramsey Nijem Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:35PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Honeycutt vs. Paul Bradley added to July's Bellator 140 in Connecticut
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator 140 has received a big addition with a new welterweight bout for its return to Connecticut in July. Chris Honeycutt (6-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) will meet Paul Bradley (22-6 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) at Bellator 140. Promotion officials announced the new pairing today. The latest Bellator 140 card now includes: Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov – For the Bellator welterweight championship Chris Honeycutt vs. Paul Bradley
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:29PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Lightweights Ramsey Nijem, Erik Koch booked for UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s first visit to the Windy City during the summer months has a new lightweight bout added to the bill. Erik Koch (14-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will meet Ramsey Nijem (9-5 MMA, 5-4 UFC) at UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago. UFC officials announced the new fight booking today following an initial report from FOXSports.com. With the addition, the UFC on FOX 16 card now includes: Champ T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao – for bantamweight title Myles Jury vs. Anthony Pettis Jessica Eye vs. Miesha Tate Erik Koch vs. Ramsey Nijem
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 6:26PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Matt Brown vs. Tim Means added to UFC 189
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC 189 continues to grow with the announcement of a welterweight fight between Matt Brown (19-13 MMA, 12-7 UFC) and Tim Means (24-6-1 MMA, 6-3 UFC). The fight was announced during America’s Pregame on Fox Sports 1. UFC 189 takes place July 11 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. With the addition, UFC 189 now includes: Champ Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor – for featherweight title Champ Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald – for welterweight title Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens John Hathaway vs. Gunnar Nelson Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard Alex Garcia vs. Mike Swick Matt Brown vs. Tim Means Henry Briones vs. Cody Garbrandt
Submitted Apr 22, 2015 12:29AM by Budgellism - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Update: Bellator injunction reversed, Rampage Jackson vs. Fabio Maldonado back on for UFC 186
(bloodyelbow.com)
A court-ordered injunction was supposed to keep Quinton Jackson off of UFC 186 this Saturday. Today, Rampage says he's fighting Fabio Maldonado this weekend as planned.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 7:41PM by JLS1980 - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rony Jason vs. Damon Jackson completes UFN 67
(mmafighting.com)
UFC Fight Night 67, scheduled for May 30 in Goiania, features the return of the first TUF: Brazil winner Rony Jason against former Legacy FC champ Damon Jackson.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:28PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hector Lombard believes he got a harsh sentence because of impressive physique
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC welterweight opens up about the most severe sentence the Nevada Athletic Comission has ever handed out to a fighter in UFC history.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:25PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Spong wants Klitschko, says Glory can't pay him
(bloodyelbow.com)
The boxer-turned kickboxing star explains why he made the move to boxing and talks about a potential future in the UFC and Anderson Silva's PED scandal.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:23PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
White: AKA still in the ‘stone ages’
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC President Dana White suggested that certain MMA gyms are to blame for the injury plague.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:21PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
'WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields' set for Aug. 1 in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
Pending a Tuesday approval from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares (17-6) will put his title on the line against Jake Shields (31-7-1) on Aug. 1 in Las Vegas.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:18PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Justin Gaethje vs. Luis Palomino II? 'It's going to happen soon' says WSOF exec
(mmajunkie.com)
The bout generally regarded as the best in WSOF history will soon play out again, according to WSOF President Ray Sefo, as lightweight champ Justin Gaethje and Peruvian slugger Luis Palomino will apparently meet in a rematch.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:16PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
If Nate Diaz doesn't want to fight Matt Brown, maybe he'd like Edson Barboza
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC veteran and rabble-rouser Nate Diaz (17-10 MMA, 12-8 UFC) apparently felt bullied into a fight with Matt Brown (19-13 MMA, 12-7 UFC) at UFC 189, however exciting it might actually be if they actually met this summer.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:15PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Silva meets Wednesday about potential Olympic bid
(mmajunkie.com)
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is taking another step toward a potential bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:13PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
WSOF boss Ray Sefo anticipates one or two fights this year before calling it quits
(mmajunkie.com)
At 44 years old, WSOF President Ray Sefo is ready to call it quits as a combat sports athlete, but not before he sneaks in one or two more fights – and he’s not necessarily ruling out another appearance in his own promotion.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:11PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Bisping: ‘Rematch With Hendo? He’s So Old and Washed Up it Wouldn’t Be Fair’
(bjpenn.com)
In a recent interview with MMA Heat, Michael Bisping shared his thoughts on several topics including possible rematches with opponents from his past.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:09PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Johny Hendricks: My Decision to Take a Fight Took a Title Shot Away from Me
(sherdog.com)
Johny Hendricks: My Decision to Take a Fight Took a Title Shot Away from Me.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:05PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Hires Former U.S. Solicitor General to Appeal New York’s MMA Ban
(sherdog.com)
UFC Hires Former U.S. Solicitor General to Appeal New York’s MMA Ban.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:04PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cheick Kongo to Clash with Alexander Volkov in Bellator 139 Main Event
(sherdog.com)
Cheick Kongo to Clash with Alexander Volkov in Bellator 139 Main Event.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 2:03PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Tweet of the Day: Corey Anderson shows off mashed teeth after Villante loss
(bloodyelbow.com)
Warning! UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson is showing off his injuries following a loss to Gian Villante and they're pretty gruesome.
Submitted Apr 21, 2015 1:51AM by RacingHartPurple - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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