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UFC raises price on announced 2015 PPV events
(bloodyelbow.com)
Multiple providers (UFC.TV, Direct TV, Time Warner) acknowledge a price hike for announced 2015 UFC pay-per-view events, despite earlier promises by organization president, Dana White.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 11:00AM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Jon Jones to heavyweight? Interim champ Fabricio Werdum tells him to stay put
(mmajunkie.com)
The message from UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum to light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was simple.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 10:57AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Former WWE star CM Punk hosted a UFC Q&A, and it was all kinds of awkward
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – Say what you want about former WWE wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ move to the UFC, but the man clearly knows how to entertain a crowd – even the very drunk and incoherent ones.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 10:54AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White apologizes to UFC 182 winner Marion Reneau after 'TUF' snub
(mmajunkie.com)
Marion Reneau made her promotional debut and picked up her first UFC victory this past weekend at UFC 182. She also received an apology from her boss.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 10:53AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Conor McGregor vows to defeat Dennis Siver in 'under two minutes'
(mmafighting.com)
Conor McGregor has made a habit out of making wild predictions throughout his brief UFC tenure, and so far, nearly all of them have come true.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 4:01PM by tildengolfer - 12 comments
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Jones: I hope he's somewhere crying
(mixedmartialarts.com)
One of the signature things about combat sports is the fighters always hug genuinely at the end. By contrast, when the final bell rang at UFC 182, light heavyweight Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier swung at each, and, inadvertently, referee Herb Dean. Immediately post fight Jones was in a fury. "if you bought a Break Bones shirt, take it back," he said. "You wasted your money," "I'm sorry to be classless like this. I do not like Daniel Cormier and that's why I'm being this way." At the post-fight press conference, Jones was initially respectful.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 3:53PM by tildengolfer - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cormier: This isn't going to ruin me
(mixedmartialarts.com)
Daniel Cormier definitely came to fight at UFC 182, giving Jon Jones a solid test in the championship bout. Ultimately Jones persevered, winning four of the five rounds on all three judges score cards and retained his title. In pre-fight interviews, Cormier had said he thought this was his last chance at the UFC title, but after the fight expressed that he believed the loss wouldn't ruin him, holding back tears as he spoke:
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 3:52PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Twitter reacts to Jones/Cormier war
(mixedmartialarts.com)
At UFC 182 Jon Jones faced a hard test in Daniel Cormier who definitely came to fight. Cormier hung in through five tough rounds and came at Jones hard in second round, taking that round on all the judges score cards. Jones recovered and won the rest of the fight to retain his light heavyweight title. The fight was great though and as with all great fights and moments, fighters, media, and fans reacted on Twitter:
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 3:51PM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White: Hector Lombard Should Have Tried Harder to Finish Josh Burkman
(sherdog.com)
Dana White: Hector Lombard Should Have Tried Harder to Finish Josh Burkman.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:14PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jones: I would fight Velasquez in a heartbeat
(mmafighting.com)
While there are still challenges remaining at 205 pounds, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says a match with heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is something he'd welcome.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:13PM by FastKnockout - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jones explains 'suck it' gesture shown to Cormier
(mmafighting.com)
Jon Jones ended things on a sour note with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 and at the post-fight press conference, he explained why.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:11PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Donald Cerrone talks 'f**k you' leg kicks vs. Jury
(mmafighting.com)
Donald Cerrone said his vicious leg kicks to a grounded Myles Jury at UFC 182 were out of anger and frustration.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:10PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Lombard calls for MacDonald top contender fight
(mmafighting.com)
Hector Lombard may not have had the prettiest performance of his career against Josh Burkman at UFC 182, but he still came away with a win. And now he wants his chance at the title.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:09PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Jon Jones not moved by Daniel Cormier's tears
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – Immediately after his eighth title defense, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones (21-1 MMA, 15-1 UFC) showed no signs of warming to rival Daniel Cormier (15-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC).
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:07PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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White: UFC 182 PPV buys to blow past 750k estimate despite low gate and attendance
(bloodyelbow.com)
Dana White says UFC 182 PPV numbers were much higher than their predicted 750,000 buys.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:00PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Abandons Out-of-Competition Drug Testing, Hands Duty to Commissions
(sherdog.com)
UFC Abandons Out-of-Competition Drug Testing, Hands Duty to Commissions.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 2:53AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Gustafsson reacts to Jones' win, pulls a 'GSP'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Alexander Gustafsson pulled a 'GSP' moments after Jon Jones' win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 2:49AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Pettis vs dos Anjos set for UFC 185
(bloodyelbow.com)
Anthony Pettis makes a quick turnaround to face Rafael dos Anjos in March at UFC 185.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 2:47AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC 182 bonuses: Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier bank an extra $50,000 each
(mmamania.com)
The dust has barely settled on UFC 182: "Jones vs. Cormier" from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, which means it's time to honor those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights last night (Jan. 3, 2015). Performance of the Night -- Paul Felder Performance of the Night -- Shawn Jordan Fight of the Night -- Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 2:31AM by JLS1980 - 6 comments
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UFC Fight Pass adds libraries from HOOKnSHOOT, Pancrase, KOTC, TKO, more
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – UFC Fight Pass will soon feature more than 13,000 MMA fights for on-demand viewing. The UFC’s digital streaming service has obtained the rights to the fight libraries of Cage Rage, Extreme Challenge MMA, HOOKnSHOOT, KOTC, Pancrase, TKO, UCMMA and XFO. UFC officials today announced the acquisition of the libraries, which will be available on UFC Fight Pass servers throughout 2015. “When we launched UFC Fight Pass one year ago, we said that it would keep getting better and better and would offer fight fans unrivaled value for their money,” UFC Chief Content Officer Marshall Zelaznik stated. “We believe we’ve delivered on that promise yet again with this exciting announcement that these major fight libraries will be coming to Fight Pass.” The additional libraries will provide content from around the globe. They include British-based promotions Cage Rage and UCMMA, Canada’s TKO, Japan’s Pancrase and U.S. promotions Extreme Challenge, HOOKnSHOOT, KOTC and XFO.
Submitted Jan 3, 2015 6:44PM by Budgellism - 5 comments
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