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Roy Nelson: 'I just got outpointed' by Daniel Cormier at UFC 166, wants rematch
Following Bellator 106, Big country gave his thoughts on teammate King Mo's interim title fight loss, as well as his own recent loss at UFC 166.
Lawal Doesn't Think Newton Did Enough To Win
"King" Mo Lawal doesn't believe that Emanuel Newtown did enough to win at Bellator 106. He sure sounds salty.
Bjorn Rebney says Tito Ortiz will still compete in Bellator
The Bellator CEO says that Tito Ortiz will step into a Bellator cage when he heals up from a fractured neck.
Michael Kuiper reportedly released from UFC
Following his UFC Fight Night 30 loss to Bradley Scott, Dutch middleweight Michael Kuiper appears to be out of the UFC.
Bellator boss: Alvarez vs. Chandler III all but a lock for pay-per-view
LONG BEACH, Calif. – When Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler heal from an epic rematch that headlined Bellator's biggest event to date, Bjorn Rebney can't see any reason not to put them together again on pay-per-view.
Final Bellator 106 salaries: Eddie Alvarez tops payroll with $160K
Eddie Alvarez was the big winner at Saturday's Bellator 106 event – both in the cage, as well as in the pocketbooks. On Saturday MMAjunkie.com obtained the list of disclosed paydays prior to the event, which aired on Spike TV from Long Beach Arena in California. The final disclosed payroll for the card was $551,500. While Alvarez earned the top overall payday with $160,000, Joe Riggs actually earned the biggest win bonus. He earned $5,000 to show, but by defeating Mike Bronzoulis in the "Fight Master" tournament final, he pocketed an additional $95,000 as a win bonus...
XFC 27 heads to Michigan with Junior Assuncao vs. Daniel Swain
"XFC 27: Frozen Fury" heads to Michigan in December for a card featuring Junior Assuncao vs. Daniel Swain and Deivison Ribeiro vs. Farkhad Sharipov.
Bellator 106 weigh-in results: All six title fighters on mark and official
MAIN CARD (Spike TV, 9 p.m. ET) -Michael Chandler (154.8) vs. Eddie Alvarez (154.5) - for lightweight title -Muhammed Lawal (204.1) vs. Emanuel Newton (203.4) - for interim light heavyweight title -Pat Curran (144.8) vs. Daniel Straus (144.2) - for featherweight title -Mike Bronzoulis (171) vs. Joe Riggs (170.7) - "Fight Master" tourney final -Mike Richman (145.5) vs. Akop Stepanyan (145.9) PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com, 7 p.m. ET) -Jesse Juarez (170) vs. Joe Williams (170.6) -Alejandro Garcia (170.3) vs. Cristiano "Soldier Boy" Souza (171) -Brandon Halsey (203.8) vs. Hector Ramirez (205) -Mike Guymon (155.8) vs. Aaron Miller (156) -Joe Camacho (150)* vs. Cleber Luciano (149)** -Darren Smith (155) vs. Josh Smith (155.5) * Camacho was given two hours to cut to the featherweight max of 146 pounds. ** Luciano was given two hours to cut to the featherweight max of 146 pounds.
McGregor: Do away with time limits and judges
In a recent Q&A, Conor McGregor offered up his version of a solution to current judging problems - do away with them all together. Time limits too.
Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi booked for Feb. 8 UFC show in Brazil
Fresh off his successful middleweight debut, Lyoto Machida has his next assignment.
JDS: Cain didn’t prove he was the better fighter
Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, was recently TKO’d by current title holder, Cain Velasquez, in their trilogy bout, which headlined UFC 166 in Houston just over 10 days ago.
'ONE FC 12: Warrior Spirit' adds three fights, including Davis vs. Mazloum
Asia's ONE FC has added three bouts for this month's "ONE FC 12: Warrior Spirit" event, including Peter Davis vs. Alaa Mazloum, Saiful Merican vs. Tok Sophon and Leandro Ataides vs. Brayan Rafiq.
Anthony Pettis: 'I'm too intelligent, too skilled' to fight like Sanchez and Melendez
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis believes that the bout between Diego Sanchez and Gilbert Melendez was definitely exciting, but he has 'too much skill and talent' to brawl like that.
Injured Antonio Rogerio Nogueira out of fight against Alexander Gustafsson
Lil Nog already out of his scheduled number 1 contender fight with The Mauler.
UFC signs Hernani Perpetuo, Kunimoto reported
It appears the UFC has picked up another two welterweight prospects in highly touted Shooto Champion Hernani Perpetuo and lesser known Pancrase and Heat MMA fighter Kiichi Kunimoto.
Report: Aleksandra Albu Injured, Out of UFC Debut Against Julie Kedzie
You may remember Aleksandra Albu as the recent UFC signee with the suspicious record and tight body who was supposed to fight Julie Kedzie at UFC Fight Night 33 in December. Unfortunately, the Russian striker might not be gracing us with her presence quite yet. According to an SI.com report (which cites…nobody), Albu has withdrawn from the matchup due an unspecified injury. Cat scratch fever, perhaps.
Hector Lombard calls out Carlos Condit, would settle for Martin Kampmann
Not long after getting called out by Matt Brown, Carlos Condit finds himself answering the call of another hard-hitting welterweight.
Mario Yamasaki pulls UFC 167's St-Pierre vs. Hendricks assignment
Veteran referee Mario Yamasaki will be the third man in the cage when UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks meet in next month's UFC 167 headliner. Judges appointed for the title bout were Sal D'Amato, Glenn Trowbridge and Tony Weeks.
Johny Hendricks picks up Reebok sponsorship ahead of UFC 167
Reebok agrees to pay UFC sponsor tax for Johny Henricks' fight against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre at UFC 167.
Barnett granted NSAC license with WADA testing
Josh Barnett and his attorneys attended a Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting today in regards to licensing ahead of his UFC 168 bout, and he became the first MMA fighter to agree to random WADA testing as a condition for his license.
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