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War Machine apprehended by U.S. Marshal service in Simi Valley, Calif.
The search for Jonathan Koppenhaver, aka War Machine, is over. A press release from the Simi Valley (Calif.) Police Department today announced the fighter’s arrest at an Extended Stay America Hotel in Simi Valley. Koppenhaver was taken into custody without incident by the Simi Valley police and the U.S. Marshal’s service, which pinpointed Koppenhaver’s location. He was found with “a small quantity of cash and some pizza.” Koppenhaver was sought by Las Vegas police in connection with a brutal assault this past Friday on his former girlfriend, porn star Christy Mack.
Submitted Aug 15, 2014 7:01PM by Shawn91111 - 20 comments
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Pendred to donate part of King's bonus to charity
It may be born out of a bad situation, but Cathal Pendred is putting Mike King's lost bonus money to good use.
Submitted Aug 15, 2014 4:49PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux weigh-in results - Bader 205, St. Preux 205
Main Card (Fox Sports 1, 10 PM ET/7 PM PT) Ryan Bader (205) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (205) Gray Maynard (156) vs. Ross Pearson (156) Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Brad Tavares (185) Seth Baczynski (171) vs. Alan Jouban (170) Shawn Jordan (260) vs. Jack May (247) Thiago Tavares (146) vs. Robbie Peralta (146) Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 2, 8 PM ET/5 PM PT) Jussier Formiga (126) vs. Zach Makovsky (125) Sara McMann (135) vs. Lauren Murphy (135) Tom Watson (185) vs. Sam Alvey (185) Nolan Ticman (136) vs. Frankie Saenz (136)
Submitted Aug 15, 2014 4:47PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Dana White uncertain he would’ve managed to stop UFC 178 media day brawl: ‘Who the f— knows, I wasn’t there’
UFC President Dana White informed UFC.com that he would have tried his best to separate Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier but is not certain it would have helped much.
Submitted Aug 15, 2014 2:49PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Dana White: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson fight 'makes sense'
Because "The Mauler" isnt going to be fighting for the title anytime soon, regardless of how upset he is.
Submitted Aug 15, 2014 12:36PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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UFC Management: Garry Cook promoted to Chief Global Officer, Asia Director Mark Fischer let go
The UFC has made big personnel changes on their top management.
Submitted Aug 15, 2014 12:35PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC to incorporate the use of leg reach statistics for upcoming events
The UFC revealed that they would be incorporating leg reach statistics to their “Tale of the Tape” in future events.
Submitted Aug 15, 2014 12:34PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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UFC signs Paul Felder
Three new faces on the UFC radar as CFFC lightweight champion Paul Felder joins MFC champ Anthony Birchak and former Bellator champ Joe Soto in the UFC.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 9:33PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Cowboy and The King to meet at UFC 178
The hardest working man in the mixed martial arts business, lightweight contender Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, has his fourth fight of 2014 set, as he has verbally agreed to face off with fellow 155-pound standout Bobby "King" Green in the co-main event of UFC 178 in Las Vegas on September 27. Green's original opponent for the MGM Grand Garden Arena card, Jorge Masvidal, will now face James Krause on the same card.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 9:04PM by airkerma - 12 comments
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Daniel Cormier will not undergo knee surgery despite delay in Jon Jones UFC 182 title fight
Instead, "DC" will use the extra time to sharpen his skills and get a full training camp.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 7:42PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Joby Sanchez gets UFC call, replaces Tim Elliott at UFC Fight Night 49
Although RFA has recently sent many fighters to the UFC, Joby Sanchez only needed to be booked for a fight with the promotion to get his call up to MMA’s premier organization.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 5:09PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Ross Pearson Delays Wedding For UFC Fight Night
Ross Pearson has an extra incentive to beat Gray Maynard when they face off at the UFC Fight Night on Sunday, 17 August - he is getting married next month. The Sunderland-born UFC lightweight will wed fiancée Kristie-Jane McKeon on the Australian Gold Coast in September but for now the focus is on the fight, not the wedding. "She's out in Australia at the moment organising it all," Pearson told BBC Sport.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 3:28PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 54 adds six bouts, including Theodorou-Santos, Laprise-Cedeno
Six bouts have been added to October’s UFC Fight Night 54 lineup, and they include both winners from “The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia.”
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 1:24PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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'Mondragon' dos Santos granted UFC release
Two years after signing a contract with the UFC, Geronimo dos Santos is no longer on the UFC roster.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Dennis Bermudez vs. Ricardo Lamas possible for UFC 180 on Nov. 15 in Mexico City
Time to see what Dennis Bermudez is really made of.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Stockholm's UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts
The lineup is set for October’s UFC Fight Night 53 event, which marks the organization’s return to Sweden.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Lombard wants the winner of Saffiedine-MacDonald
With the UFC's welterweight division teeming with contenders, it's a choose your own adventure within the top ten while Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks II plays out. And right now, Hector Lombard, who sits at No. 6 in the UFC's media-driven rankings, has his eyes on UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place Oct. 4.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Alexander Gustafsson Won’t Accept Any Fights Before Getting Another Title Shot
The UFC light heavyweight championship bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier may have been postponed, but don’t expect contender Alexander Gustafsson to take a fight for the purpose of staying busy in the interim.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 9:39PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Mike King released from UFC after testing positive for anabolic steroids
UFC middleweight Mike King has been handed a nine-month suspension due to a positive test for the anabolic steroid nandrolone following his UFC Fight Night Dublin loss to Cathal Pendred, promotion officials announced on Wednesday.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 7:27PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Mike King flunks UFC Fight Night 46 drug test, loses $50,000 bonus
Mike King‘s failed drug test at UFC Fight Night 46 will be a costly one.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 3:42PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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