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Wanderlei Silva pulled from TUF Brazil 3 Finale weigh in Q&A following UFC 175 drug test fiasco
(mmamania.com)
Sorry to all the amateur sleuths hoping to crack the case of the missing "Axe Murderer," but Wanderlei Silva will no longer be taking your questions at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil 3" weigh in event scheduled for May 30, 2014, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Submitted May 29, 2014 4:04PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Fabio Maldonado thinking big, wants 'Rumble,' Mark Hunt, Roy Nelson
(mmajunkie.com)
After moving up a weight class and replacing injured ex-UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos, Fabio Maldonado apparently won’t be happy fighting just Stipe Miocic.
Submitted May 29, 2014 12:58PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With suspension almost served, 'Bigfoot' Silva eyeing a fight with Josh Barnett
(mmafighting.com)
As of September 7, it will have been nine months since Antonio Silva and Mark Hunt put on one of the most memorable heavyweight fights in UFC history. That December 7 clash -- which fittingly ended in a majority draw, and ended up near the top of many people's Fight of the Year lists -- was commemorated a week later by Dana White, who wore a t-shirt at the UFC on FOX weigh-ins already boasting of Silva-Hunt II.
Submitted May 29, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Daniel Cormier troubled by LCL and ACL issues, may require surgery
(bloodyelbow.com)
Ariel Helwani revealed on UFC Tonight that Daniel Cormier had injured his LCL ahead of UFC 173 and may even require surgery on his ACL, which has troubled him for a while.
Submitted May 29, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dominick Cruz begins sparring, timetable for return in the '2-4 month' range
(mmafighting.com)
While the UFC bantamweight division was completely turned upside down on Saturday night when T.J. Dillashaw dethroned champion Renan Barao, Dominick Cruz -- the weight's original champion -- is once again in the process of making his way back to the Octagon. And this time, his camp hopes, for real.
Submitted May 29, 2014 8:17AM by jjeans - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chael Sonnen: Wanderlei Silva 'literally ran away from drug test'
(mmafighting.com)
With the Wednesday report from the Brazilian outlet Combate that Wanderlei Silva was out of his UFC 175 grudge fight with Chael Sonnen -- and would therefore be replaced by Vitor Belfort -- people began to wonder exactly what happened.
Submitted May 28, 2014 9:43PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 173 medical suspensions: Ellenberger among eight facing long terms
(mmajunkie.com)
Recent welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger is among the fighter facing lengthy layoffs following UFC 173.
Submitted May 28, 2014 8:56PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Silva injured, Magny faces Monstro
(bloodyelbow.com)
An injury to Claudio Silva has brought a new welterweight signing from the ranks of Jungle Fight. Current Jungle Fight Welterweight champion Rodrigo Goiana de Lima.
Submitted May 28, 2014 7:01PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Norman Parke meets Naoyuki Kotani at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin
(mmajunkie.com)
Norman Parke won’t have to travel too far for his next assignment.
Submitted May 28, 2014 5:04PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Ian Entwistle vs. Daniel Hooker booked for UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand
(mmajunkie.com)
A pair of UFC featherweight newcomers will meet when the promotion makes its debut in New Zealand next month.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Joe Proctor vs. Justin Salas joins UFC Fight Night 45 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
Lightweights Joe Proctor (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Justin Salas (12-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) have been booked for a fight at UFC Fight Night 45.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:39PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
MacDonald-Woodley winner may need to fight Lombard-Kim winner for title shot
(mmajunkie.com)
The road to a UFC welterweight title shot may have gotten a bit longer for UFC 174's Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley winner.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:37PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ryan LaFlare out, Zak Cummings now fights Gunnar Nelson at UFC Fight Night in Dublin
(bloodyelbow.com)
With Ryan LaFlare out, welterweight Zak Cummings steps into the UFC Fight Night Dublin co-main event slot against Gunnar Nelson.
Submitted May 28, 2014 2:32PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
New UFC background checks ask fighters for criminal history, release of medical records
(mmajunkie.com)
It appears the UFC is trying to avoid future surprises with fighters’ pasts.
Submitted May 28, 2014 12:17AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 173 payouts and salaries: Robbie Lawler makes (and breaks) bank with 'Ruthless' $200k payday
(mmamania.com)
UFC 173 is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Saturday night's (May 24, 2014) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Barao vs. Dillashaw" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Submitted May 27, 2014 3:44PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Germaine de Randamie out at UFC 174, promotion seeks replacement for Dudieva
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to Canada next month for UFC 174 will see a lineup change on the preliminary card.
Submitted May 27, 2014 3:38PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler headlines UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose
(mmajunkie.com)
Two of the sport’s most entertaining and highest-ranked welterweights will headline the UFC’s next network-televised event. UFC President Dana White today announced that recent winners Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) and Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will headline UFC on FOX 12. UFC on FOX 12 takes place July 26 as San Jose’s SAP Center. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted May 27, 2014 2:02PM by isk - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Jose Aldo says that he feels devalued with his income
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC featherweight titleholder stated that he doesn't know what he should do to raise his salary and feels that top fighters of lower divisions aren't being fairly paid in the UFC.
Submitted May 27, 2014 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Full Lineup Announced for Saturday’s ‘TUF Brazil 3’ Finale
(sherdog.com)
The full lineup for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” Season 3 Finale is now finalized.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:26PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC sees delays in arrival in Philippines, Russia
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s rapid international expansion has hit a snag in at least two countries, according to UFC President Dana White.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
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