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Page 22 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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UFC Fight Night 60 bonuses: Henderson vs. Thatch earns Fight of Night honors
(mmafighting.com)
Benson Henderson's jump up to welterweight paid off well for a variety of reasons Saturday night. Henderson and Brandon Thatch earned $50,000 extra for the Fight of Night honors at UFC Fight Night 60. Henderson won the main event with a submission (rear-naked choke) in the fourth round. Ray Borg and Neil Magny earned Performance of the Night honors. Borg defeated Chris Kelades via submission (kimura), while Magny won his sixth straight fight with a submission (rear-naked choke) over Kiichi Kunimoto.
Submitted Feb 15, 2015 2:22AM by JLS1980 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Photo: Bendo beat Thatch with toothpick in mouth
(bloodyelbow.com)
Ben Henderson had a toothpick in his mouth during the entire bout.
Submitted Feb 15, 2015 1:51AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Fedor Emelianenko to be featured in Bellator 134 fan festivities
(bloodyelbow.com)
Heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko will take part in the Bellator 134 fan festivities at the Mohegan Sun.
Submitted Feb 14, 2015 3:42PM by RacingHartPurple - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator
 
Tito Ortiz: Rampage 'doesn't want to fight me'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Tito Ortiz talks about his disappointment at the fact he will probably never have the opportunity to fight Rampage Jackson and admits that Rampage is likely to make a lot more money fighting in the UFC than he would have in Bellator, at least in the short term.
Submitted Feb 14, 2015 3:40PM by RacingHartPurple - 12 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Gina Carano to star opposite Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former women's MMA superstar, Gina Carano has been cast as the mutant, Angel Dust in the upcoming 20th Century Fox movie, Deadpool.
Submitted Feb 14, 2015 3:39PM by RacingHartPurple - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Bellator 133 video: Behold – Alexander Shlemenko's spinning-backfist knockout
(mmajunkie.com)
Get ready to watch this knockout on Bellator MMA highlight reels for years to come. Friday’s Bellator 133 headliner between Alexander Shlemenko and Melvin Manhoef promised fireworks – and it delivered in a big way.
Submitted Feb 14, 2015 10:54AM by JLS1980 - 16 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
UFC Fight Night 60 weigh-in results: Henderson, Thatch official, but three off mark
(mmajunkie.com)
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) -Benson Henderson (169) vs. Brandon Thatch (170) -Max Holloway (145.25) vs. Cole Miller (145) -Kiichi Kunimoto (170) vs. Neil Magny (170.5) -Daniel Kelly (185.5) vs. Patrick Walsh (191.5)* -Michel Prazeres (156) vs. Kevin Lee (155.25) -Ray Borg (125.75) vs. Chris Kelades (127)** PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) -Efrain Escudero (156) vs. Rodrigo Lima (154.5) -Jim Alers (145) vs. Chas Skelly (145.75) -Tim Elliott (125) vs. Zach Makovsky (125.5) -James Moontasri (158)* vs. Cody Pfister (156) * Walsh and Moontasri forfeit 20 percent of their purses to their opponents. ** Kelades was given two hours to cut the additional weight.
Submitted Feb 13, 2015 7:39PM by grappler0000 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nik Lentz vs Levan Makashvili scratched from UFC Fight Night 60 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
For the second time in six months, Nik Lentz has had a UFC fight canceled on weigh-in day. Sources close to the situation told MMAjunkie that Lentz’s planned UFC Fight Night 60 bout with Levan Makashvili (6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been pulled from the lineup. Sources close to the promotion told MMAjunkie that Lentz has flu-like symptoms. Doctors ruled him ineligible today. Lentz (25-6-2 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) was originally scheduled to meet Thiago Tavares at Saturday’s event, which takes place at 1STBank Center in Broomfield, Colo., but he suffered an injury roughly two weeks out. Makashvili, who was set to make his debut at the event, replaced him on short notice.
Submitted Feb 13, 2015 5:45PM by Shawn91111 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bloodied Marlon Moraes Withstands Josh Hill, Retains Bantamweight Title at WSOF 18
(sherdog.com)
Bloodied Marlon Moraes Withstands Josh Hill, Retains Bantamweight Title at WSOF 18.
Submitted Feb 13, 2015 12:12AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Bellator 133 Weigh-in Results: Melvin Manhoef, Alexander Shlemenko on Weight
(sherdog.com)
Bellator 133 Weigh-in Results: Melvin Manhoef, Alexander Shlemenko on Weight.
Submitted Feb 13, 2015 12:10AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Matt Hamill-Vinny Magalhaes, Melvin Guillard-Ozzy Dugulubgov Announced For WSOF 20
(sherdog.com)
Matt Hamill-Vinny Magalhaes, Melvin Guillard-Ozzy Dugulubgov Announced For WSOF 20.
Submitted Feb 13, 2015 12:09AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Shane Campbell goes 'Street Fighter' on Derek Boyle with Hadouken finish at WSOF 18
(mmafighting.com)
Quarter-circle forward, punch. Anyone who's ever played any iteration of 'Street Fighter' or 'Mortal Kombat' (or any fighting video game, really) knows the button-mashing combo for a fireball. And wouldn't you know it, Shane Campbell busted one out during his wild body shot KO of Derek Boyle at WSOF 18.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 11:29PM by tildengolfer - 10 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
CSAC: Cris 'Cyborg' Justino will need to pass drug test before being licensed for Invicta FC 11
(mmafighting.com)
Cris Cyborg must pass a random drug test before being allowed to compete at Invicta FC 11.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 9:07PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Ryan Ford-Yushin Okami, Smealinho Rama-Blagoi Ivanov Announced For WSOF 21
(sherdog.com)
Ryan Ford-Yushin Okami, Smealinho Rama-Blagoi Ivanov Announced For WSOF 21.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 9:03PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Gleison Tibau: I had more anti-doping tests in UFC than Andrew McInnes has pro fights
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau takes exception to being accused of PED use by WSOF lightweight Andrew McInnes.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 8:57PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
In wake of drug test failures, UFC's White, Fertitta to hold news conference in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White will address a spate of high-profile drug test failures next week. A special news conference is set for next Wednesday in Las Vegas.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 8:55PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
GLORY ratings up by more than 50% from last show
(bloodyelbow.com)
The official GLORY 19 ratings make happy reading for the organization, being up by more than 50% from November's event.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Five more fights added to UFC Manila
(bloodyelbow.com)
On the heels of the UFC announcing Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber as the main event of UFC Fight Night in the Philippines, several more bouts have been confirmed for the May 16th show.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Evans out for 6-7 months after second ACL surgery
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans underwent a second knee surgery in January and will be sidelined for another 6 to 7 months.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Donald Cerrone in dicussion for UFC 187 in May
(bloodyelbow.com)
A highly anticipated lightweight match between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone is currently in the works for the Memorial Day PPV event.
Submitted Feb 12, 2015 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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