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Leonardo Santos Calls Kevin Lee's UFC Interim title shot a joke
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Leonardo Santos is not happy that Kevin Lee is fighting for the UFC interim lightweight championship.
Submitted Oct 7, 2017 9:22AM by AndyWarho - 6 comments
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Fired-up Georges St-Pierre guarantees victory against Michael Bisping: ‘There’s nothing more sure’
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Georges St-Pierre’s most aggressive foray into trash talk was about a decade ago, telling Matt Hughes, “I’m not impressed by your performance.” GSP, one of the best fighters of all time, upped his game a bit Friday at a UFC 217 press conference in Las Vegas. Sitting feet from his Nov. 4 opponent, Michael Bisping, St-Pierre made a strong statement. Maybe it’s appropriate that the fight is at Madison Square Garden, because GSP channeled his Canadian countryman, New York Rangers legend Mark Messier, by guaranteeing a victory. St-Pierre acknowledged Bisping's spot among the greatest in UFC history, but added that caveat.
Submitted Oct 7, 2017 5:12AM by Five-Alive - 9 comments
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Luan Chagas withdraws from UFC Sao Paulo with broken foot
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UFC Sao Paulo took another hit. Two days after Augusto Mendes was forced out of the card with a leg injury, the event lost Luan Chagas, as the Brazilian welterweight announced on his social media that he can’t compete with Niko Pride on Oct. 28 due to a broken foot.
Submitted Oct 7, 2017 5:10AM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
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Nik Lentz releases statement following withdrawal from UFC 216 bout with Will Brooks
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Nik Lentz has opened up about his withdrawal from UFC 216. The lightweight fighter released a statement late Friday night on his removal from Saturday’s UFC 216 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Submitted Oct 7, 2017 5:06AM by Five-Alive - 4 comments
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Kevin Lee discusses ‘mistimed’ UFC 216 weight cut, coming back for second attempt
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Kevin Lee seems to be putting his weight-cutting issues behind him, hours out of the biggest fight of his life. The top UFC lightweight contender needed two attempts Friday morning to reach championship weight for his UFC 216 interim title bout against Tony Ferguson. Lee first weighed in at 156 — one pound over the 155-pound maximum. Due to Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) rules, Lee was given one more hour to reach the mark and he hit it — 154.5 — with just minutes to spare at around 12:15 p.m. local time.
Submitted Oct 7, 2017 5:06AM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
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Nik Lentz out of UFC 216 fight with Will Brooks due to medical issues
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An American Top Team grudge match isn’t going to go down after all Saturday night. Nik Lentz has been pulled from a fight with former teammate Will Brooks at UFC 216 in Las Vegas due to medical issues, the UFC announced Friday morning. Combat Press was the first to report the news.
Submitted Oct 6, 2017 3:43PM by Five-Alive - 7 comments
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Kevin Lee makes weight for UFC 216 main event on second attempt
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It took a drama-filled extra hour, but Saturday night’s UFC interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee is on.
Submitted Oct 6, 2017 3:39PM by Five-Alive - 6 comments
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Day before UFC 216 weigh-ins, Kevin Lee unworried about 19-pound cut: ‘I ain’t no b*tch’
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LAS VEGAS — The last time Tony Ferguson was in this spot, it was early March, and his interim UFC lightweight title tilt against Khabib Nurmagomedov was all anybody could talk about as Ferguson performed for the fans inside the T-Mobile Arena at UFC 209 open workouts.
Submitted Oct 6, 2017 2:05AM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
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Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Sheymon Moraes added to UFC Fight Night 122 in Shanghai
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A featherweight bout between touted prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov and Sheymon Moraes is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 122 lineup. UFC officials today announced the bout between Magomedsharipov (13-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Moraes (9-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) for UFC Fight Night 122, which takes place Nov. 25 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai. The entire card streams on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Oct 5, 2017 3:36PM by Five-Alive - 2 comments
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‘Shogun' Rua undergoes knee surgery in Brazil
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Mauricio Rua went under the knife Wednesday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The former UFC and PRIDE champion pulled out of a UFC Japan main event bout with Ovince Saint Preux in September due to an injury, and was forced to undergo surgery on his left knee to fix the damage.
Submitted Oct 5, 2017 2:51PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
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Chase Sherman meets Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Shanghai
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The UFC is heading to mainland China and its bringing Chase Sherman — and his gifs — along for the ride. The loquacious heavyweight prospect will meet Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Shanghai on Nov. 25, the promotion announced Wednesday. The fight was first reported on Monday by MMA Today.
Submitted Oct 5, 2017 2:46PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
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Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Davi Ramos set for UFC Fresno
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A welterweight clash between Chris Gruetzemacher and Davi Ramos was added to the UFC’s first event in Fresno on Dec. 9, the promotion announced Thursday. The match-up was first reported by Combate.
Submitted Oct 5, 2017 2:46PM by Five-Alive - 3 comments
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Bisping suspects GSP used PEDs
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Maybe he needed to ‘clear the steroids’ out of his system. Bisping suspects that the reason St-Pierre delayed their first bout was because he needed to flush the steroids out of his system. :
Submitted Oct 4, 2017 11:15PM by Ninja_Nicoya - 14 comments
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Carlos Condit vs. Neil Magny set for UFC 219
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The return of “The Natural Born Killer” is set. Former WEC welterweight champion and UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit will meet Neil Magny on Dec. 30 at UFC 219. The FS1 show UFC Tonight reported the bout on Wednesday.
Submitted Oct 4, 2017 9:19PM by Five-Alive - 6 comments
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TUF 26 coaches Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje to fight at UFC 218
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Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje had to deal with each other for a whole season on The Ultimate Fighter 26, and now they have an official date with which to settle their differences.
Submitted Oct 4, 2017 8:06PM by Five-Alive - 4 comments
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Augusto Mendes injured, out of UFC Sao Paulo bout with Boston Salmon
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Augusto Mendes will no longer compete at the UFC Sao Paulo card on Oct. 28. The jiu-jitsu expert was looking forward to competing in Brazil for the first time as a professional MMA fighter, but was forced out of a bantamweight clash with Boston Salmon after sustaining a left ankle and left tibia injury. A replacement is being sought for Salmon. MMA Fighting confirmed the news with sources following a report by Combate.
Submitted Oct 4, 2017 1:30PM by Five-Alive - 2 comments
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Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar set to headline UFC 218 in Detroit
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Max Holloway’s first title defense has been booked. The Hawaiian fighter will defend his UFC featherweight belt against Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 218. The event is set to take place on Dec. 2 at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The news was first reported on Tuesday night by ESPN, and was later confirmed by MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani.
Submitted Oct 3, 2017 11:01PM by Five-Alive - 5 comments
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David Teymur vs. Drakkar Klose slated for UFC 218
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A pair of big time prospect killers will do battle at UFC 218 when lightweights David Teymur and Drakkar Klose face-off Dec. 2 in Detroit, Mich. The Detroit Free Press first reported the booking Monday.
Submitted Oct 2, 2017 9:17PM by Five-Alive - 2 comments
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Kalindra Faria will face Mara Romero Borella on UFC 216 main card
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Brazilian Kalindra Faria will remain on the main card of UFC 216 with new opponent Italian Mara Romero Borello . I wondered what the other main card bout would be....surprise,surprise
Submitted Oct 2, 2017 4:56PM by AndyWarho - 8 comments
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Cub Swanson says he's headlining UFC Fight Night 123 against Brian Ortega
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UFC Fight Night 123 in California appears to have its headliner. Cub Swanson (25-7 MMA, 10-3 UFC) today announced he’s fighting undefeated Brian Ortega (12-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) at the December event. His announcement follows an initial report from Farah Hannoun
Submitted Oct 2, 2017 3:26PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
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