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Light Heavyweight Matt Hamill Announces Retirement From MMA at Age 37
For the second time in nearly three years, UFC veteran Matt Hamill has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 8:39PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Jose Aldo injured, out of UFC 174 Matchup with Chad Mendes

Chad Mendes will have to wait a little longer to get his second shot at the UFC title. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury that will force him out of his seventh UFC title defense on August 2 in Los Angeles, California, against the Alpha Male product, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1.
That sucks, hope he isn't on the shelf too long.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 8:39PM by GDPofMPG - 7 comments
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UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens averages just over 700,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1
A big drop for the UFC and Fox Sports 1 in the ratings department as Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens (and the supporting cast) were unable to pull in significant viewing numbers.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 8:36PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Brandon Thatch Replaces Injured Alves, Meets Mein at UFC Fight Night on Aug. 23
One of mixed martial arts’ most highly-regarded prospects will return to the Octagon next month. Elevation Fight Team representative Brandon Thatch will replace the injured Thiago Alves and face Jordan Mein at UFC Fight Night in Tulsa, Okla., on Aug. 23. Promotion officials announced the change on Wednesday; details of Alves’ injury were not disclosed.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 3:47PM by GDPofMPG - 11 comments
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Dana White will push BJ Penn to retire if he loses
Dana White said that if BJ Penn loses this third bout against Frankie Edgar, he will be pushing the former champion to retire.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale start times, fan events, video preview
The UFC’s annual Independence Day weekend is twice as big this year with a pair of title fights on Saturday, plus an entire second fight card on Sunday.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 49 adds Demian Maia vs. Mike Pyle, Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont
A pair of intriguing matchups has been added to August’s UFC Fight Night 49 events, as Demian Maia faces Mike Pyle, and Thales Leites meets Francis Carmont.
Submitted Jul 2, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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With Cedeno vs. Sanders, UFC Fight Night 45 lineup set with 11 bouts
The line up is set for this month’s UFC Fight Night 45 lineup in New Jersey.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 8:40PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Tom Lawlor out at UFC Fight Night 46, promotion seeking replacement foe for Ilir Latifi
Injury has forced fan-favorite middleweight Tom Lawlor out of UFC Fight Night 46, and UFC officials are now seeking a replacement opponent for Ilir Latifi.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 8:38PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Two new Polish fighters signed to the UFC ranks
Two new Pols make their way to the UFC with the signing of a new strawweight and a new lightweight.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 3:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Alex Garcia vs. Matt Dwyer targeted for UFC 176 in Los Angeles
A welterweight bout between Alex Garcia (12-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Matt Dwyer (7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been targeted for next month’s UFC 176 event.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 12:21PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Brian Stann condems liars, approves of Sonnen firing
Former WEC Light heavyweight champion and UFC middleweight contender Brian Stann has made it clear where he stands on the Chael Sonnen situation.
Submitted Jul 1, 2014 12:19PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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UFC and Fox terminate relationship with Chael Sonnen following second failed drug test in 2014
Fox and the UFC are done with Chael Sonnen after the former title challenger tested positive for banned substances for a second time this year alone.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 11:32PM by FastKnockout - 25 comments
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UFC Fight Night 43 Medical Suspensions
Earlier today, the UFC released the suspension information to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 43? event in Auckland, New Zealand.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:42PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Manvil Drops To 135, Eyes Caraway Clash In Japan
It looks like the Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate rivalry has a trickle down effect, as Manny Gamburyan -- Rousey's training partner -- wants to get his hands on Bryan Caraway -- Tate's boyfriend -- in his first fight at 135 pounds.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:39PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Aaron Phillips, Matt Hobar to Clash at UFC Fight Night ‘Henderson vs. dos Anjos’
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Aug. 23 visit to Oklahoma continues to fill out, as Aaron Phillips will take on Matt Hobar in a bantamweight bout.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:37PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night 46 lineup finalized – and more tickets available for Dublin event
The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 46 event, and if you’re near Ireland and want to check it out live, you’ll have one final chance to purchase tickets.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Legacy FC signs Brazilian standout Leonardo Leite for fall debut
Legacy Fighting Championship has added to its roster with a highly regarded judoka and Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion expected to debut with the promotion this fall.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 7:34PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Silva says he would fight Diaz, not Weidman again
"The Spider" has no desire to complete a trilogy against the UFC middleweight champion but would accept a fight with Nick Diaz.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 2:31PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Myles Jury accepts fight against Nate Diaz ... who won't answer the phone
Surging Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight prospect Myles Jury has been offered a fight against former division number one contender Nate Diaz, a 155-pound showdown he gladly accepts. But negotiating with Diaz, as Anthrax so eloquently puts it, is like clapping with one hand. According to Fury, there hasn't been a peep from the 209.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 10:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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