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Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier headlines UFC Fight Night 77 in Dublin
In what will be just his third promotional outing, Joseph Duffy is slated to face fellow lightweight Dustin Poirier in a headlining bout for the UFC’s fall return to Ireland. Duffy (14-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC), who recently defeated Ivan Jorge via first-round submission at UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow, has been matched with Poirier (18-4 MMA, 10-3 UFC) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 77, which takes place at Dublin’s 3Arena on Oct. 24. The entire card is expected to stream on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Jul 29, 2015 9:20AM by Budgellism - 14 comments
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UFC hires former Yahoo exec to oversee Fight Pass
The UFC has hired Eric Winter, a former Yahoo executive and head of Rivals.com, to the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Jul 28, 2015 7:54PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC document warns fighters about dangers of Rio
Worried about the well-being of its fighters, the UFC gave them all a document with tips on dangerous neighborhoods, DSTs and tampered drinks in nightclubs.
Submitted Jul 28, 2015 7:44PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Lawlor tried to dress up as McGregor for FOX 16
Tom Lawlor wanted to try out a Conor McGregor costume for UFC on FOX 16's weigh-ins, but Reebok's reaction left him "pissed" all of fight week.
Submitted Jul 28, 2015 10:22AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Dominick Cruz blasts 'wannabe' T.J. Dillashaw
'The Dominator' has responded to T.J. Dillashaw's comments, with some harsh words of his own.
Submitted Jul 28, 2015 10:14AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Pettis would be happy to welcome McGregor to LW
If Conor McGregor does move to lightweight, Anthony Pettis would like to be the one to welcome him there.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 10:15PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC newcomer Oluwale Bamgbose set to face Uriah Hall in Nashville
The UFC brings on an exciting new middleweight talent to fight Uriah Hall on short notice in Nashville.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 10:14PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Dana White: Cruz Next For Dillashaw, If Healthy
“Dominick is always hurt. If he’s healthy, he’s the guy,” Dana White said during ‘UFC on FOX 16' post show. “But he’s not healthy often.”
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 11:07AM by bjj1605 - 19 comments
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GSP: Condit is a nightmare, most dangerous guy
Georges St-Pierre gives his take on the new Reebok uniforms, Lawler vs. MacDonald 2 and who should get the next title shot.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 11:06AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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GSP: I should've stopped 'one fight before'
GSP reveals reasons for his break from MMA, talks potential comeback, the UFC's new anti-doping policy and more.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 11:03AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Wardrobe malfunction of Reebok UFC kit causes stir
It didn't take long before the new Reebok UFC Fight Kits had a wardrobe malfunction.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 11:02AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Bryan Caraway didn't want Miesha Tate to corner him at UFC on FOX 16
CHICAGO – Bryan Caraway and Miesha Tate are in a situation almost no one can relate to. AfThe ter all, not many relationships involve two professional fighters, let alone two who have competed in the UFC octagon on the same night.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 10:59AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC on FOX 16's Reebok pay: Miller, Castillo earn big checks in $213K sponsorship
With the new UFC-Reebok sponsorship program, the fighters from Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16 event took home official estimated payouts totaling $212,500. Take a look at how those payments were distributed.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 10:58AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Next week's UFC Fight Night 73 lineup finalized with 13 bouts in Nashville
The lineup is set for next week’s UFC Fight Night 73 lineup in Nashville, which includes 13 bouts on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 10:55AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night Chicago Weigh In Results
The festivities took place at United Center in Chicago. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event. The complete UFC on FOX 16 weigh-in results included: MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET) Champ T.J. Dillashaw (135) vs. Renan Barao (135) – for bantamweight title Jessica Eye (136) vs. Miesha Tate (135.5) Edson Barboza (155) vs. Paul Felder (155.5) Takanori Gomi (155.5) vs. Joe Lauzon (155.5) PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX, 6 p.m. ET) Tom Lawlor (203) vs. Gian Villante (205) Danny Castillo (155.5) vs. Jim Miller (155) Kenny Robertson (170) vs. Ben Saunders (170.5) Bryan Caraway (135.5) vs. Eddie Wineland (136) PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4:15 p.m. ET) Daron Cruickshank (155) vs. James Krause (155.5) Andrew Holbrook (155.5) vs. Ramsey Nijem (156) Jessamyn Duke (135.5) vs. Elizabeth Phillips (135) Zak Cummings (170.5) vs. Dominique Steele (170.5)
Submitted Jul 24, 2015 10:00PM by kopower - 2 comments
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The curious case of Pedro Munhoz's failed test
UFC bantamweight and team Blackhouse member Pedro Munhoz beat Jerrold Sanders in 39 seconds at UFC Fight Night 53 on October 4 in Halifax, NS. Although it was never announced, Munhoz was told he failed a post-fight test for elevated levels of testosterone; the win was changed to a No Contest.
Submitted Jul 24, 2015 12:25PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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'Stitch' Duran said he's open to return to UFC if asked
It's only been a couple of days since cut man Jacob "Stitch" Duran was let go by the UFC after 14 years with the company. Even given the nature of being let go, he said he's definitely open to coming back, and he is talking more about how lucky he's been overall than talking like he got a raw deal.
Submitted Jul 24, 2015 12:22PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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Tom Lawlor on loss of walkout characters: 'They don't make a Don Frye Reebok mustache'
Veteran Tom Lawlor will return to action Saturday night, when he meets Gian Villante in a UFC on FOX 16 light heavyweight bout at United Center. But one thing will be missing when Lawlor competes for the first time in three years: His trademark character role-play for weigh-ins and walkouts.
Submitted Jul 24, 2015 12:20PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
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With McCall and Riggs out, Gates and Bamgbose step in at UFC Fight Night 73
UFC Fight Night 73 has gotten a bit of a shake-up thanks to a pair of injuries. The news was announced by the UFC earlier tonight. Ian McCall (13-5-1 MMA, 2-3-1 UFC) was set to face Dustin Ortiz (14-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) in a flyweight bout. However, McCall has been forced out of the bout. Stepping in will be Willie Gates (12-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC). The UFC Fight Night 73 lineup now features: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira Roman Salazar vs. Marlon Vera Jared Cannonier vs. Jonathan Wilson Timothy Johnson vs. Jared Rosholt Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Johnson Anthony Christodoulou vs. Scott Holtzman Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes Chris Camozzi vs. Tom Watson Willie Gates vs. Dustin Ortiz Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson Oluwale Bumgbose vs. Uriah Hall Ray Borg vs. Geane Herrera
Submitted Jul 24, 2015 10:25AM by Budgellism - 1 comment
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Wanderlei Silva: 'I can prove' there were fixed fights in UFC
It’s no secret that Wanderlei Silva is not fond of the UFC or its management. The former PRIDE and UFC star has been lashing out at UFC officials since running out of a gym to avoid a Nevada State Athletic Commission drug test ahead of his scheduled bout with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175.
Submitted Jul 23, 2015 6:36PM by george112 - 30 comments
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