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Johnny Case out of UFC Fight Night 44 bout against Joe Ellenberger
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
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Melvin Guillard Involved In Scary Accident, Sent To Hospital With Wife
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
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New Mexico Athletic Commissioner Comments On UFN 42 Controversies
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
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Benson Henderson establishes himself as legit ratings draw on Saturday night
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
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Wanderlei Silva vs. Vitor Belfort? 'Axe Murderer' tries to finagle 'Phenom' fight after NSAC sits Sonnen for UFC 175
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
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After controversial loss, UFC's Ross Pearson to receive $30,000 win bonus
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
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Vitor Belfort could remain on UFC 175 lineup with new opponent
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
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Greg Jackson: Rustam Khabilov drug tested by New Mexico commission
Greg Jackson said he saw the New Mexico Athletic Commission sequester UFC Fight Night 42 headliner Rustam Khabilov for a drug test, contradicting the claims of a rival coach who said the super camp received preferential treatment.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Jason High cut by the UFC
UFC president Dana White didn't see it live, but he was just as upset when he learned that Jason High pushed a referee after his TKO loss to Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday night at Fight Night Albuquerque.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 9:31PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Dana White blames Nevada State Athletic Commission, Chael Sonnen for failed UFC 175 drug test
The UFC 175 carousel continued to rotate on Tuesday, as the same late-May random drug test that knocked Wanderlei Silva out of the UFC's summer blockbuster also claimed Silva's rival, Chael Sonnen.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 8:11PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
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Kyle Kingsbury vs. Patrick Cummins slated for UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose
A light heavyweight bout between Kyle Kingsbury (11-5 MMA, 4-4 UFC) and Patrick Cummins (5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC on FOX 12 event.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 3:33PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Jessamyn Duke vs. Leslie Smith slated for UFC Fight Night 45
A women’s bantamweight bout between Jessamyn Duke (3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Leslie Smith (6-5-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 45 card in New Jersey.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 3:32PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Chael Sonnen fails random drug test
UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test in the state of Nevada and will not fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 2:49PM by prophecy033 - 16 comments
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Injury takes Luiz Dutra out of UFC Fight Night 44 bout with Sean Spencer
The UFC’s debut in San Antonio later this month continues to see changes to the card due to injury.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC vet Ulysses Gomez joins RFA roster with multi-fight deal
Recent UFC competitor Ulysses Gomez has a new home.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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TUF: Brazil 3 Finale drug tests come back clean
Stipe Miocic, Fabio Maldonado and 22 other fighters test clean following The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Finale card in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:29AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Ross Pearson wants Diego Sanchez rematch on neutral ground
Ross Pearson was in Albuquerque, N.M., last weekend to fight Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 42. It's pretty obvious that the hometown cooking didn't sit well with "Real Deal" then ... or now.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:27AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Daniel Cormier says his knees have been jacked up since he started MMA
A doctor who recently looked at Daniel Cormier‘s knee concluded his injuries were four or five years old, which means his entire MMA career has been fought on an unstable foundation.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Bobby Green vs. Abel Trujillo set for UFC 176 in Los Angeles
The UFC’s return to the City of Angels in August has a new lightweight fight on tap.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Pearson's cornerman claims Jackson fighters weren't tested in New Mexico
Controversy is brewing in the wake of a bad judging call in the fight between Ross Pearson and Diego Sanchez, and it looks like it may be spreading to the card as a whole.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 6:53PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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