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After latest win, Bryan Caraway wants Michael McDonald or UFC title shot
After beating Eddie Wineland at this past Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16 event, bantamweight Bryan Caraway would like to welcome Michael McDonald back into the UFC’s octagon.
Submitted Jul 31, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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After 'Rumble' switch, Jan Blachowicz gets 'TUF' winner Corey Anderson at UFC 191
It didn’t take long for Jan Blachowicz to get a new opponent for his U.S. debut at UFC 191 in September.
Submitted Jul 31, 2015 10:27AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Bethe Correia gets advice from mother ahead of UFC 190 clash with Ronda Rousey: ‘Break her jaw’
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ronda Rousey’s mother, AnnMarie De Mars wants the UFC bantamweight champion to make quick work of Bethe Correia on Saturday night, and the same sentiment comes from her opponent’s mother, Tiana Correia.
Submitted Jul 31, 2015 2:18AM by tildengolfer - 7 comments
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With Chris Wade out, Olivier Aubin-Mercier gets new UFC Fight Night 74 opponent
With Chris Wade out, lightweight Olivier Aubin-Mercier has a new opponent for next month’s UFC Fight Night 74 event.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 10:22PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Takeya Mizugaki vs. George Roop slated for UFC Fight Night 76 in Japan
A bantamweight bout between Takeya Mizugaki and George Roop is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 76’s lineup.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 10:21PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Rousey's rival in Judo and current world champion considers taking up MMA
Mayra Aguiar might transfer from Judo to MMA and could even get some tips from Ronda Rousey if it ever comes to that.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 10:19PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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'Jacare' becomes first Brazilian to sign with Reebok
Team Reebok continues to expand. Top-ranked middleweight contender Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is the latest fighter to ink an exclusive sponsorship deal with the UFC's uniform partner.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 10:16PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Fabricio Werdum wants to co-headline Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor UFC card
RIO DE JANEIRO -- UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum doesn’t mind if he’s not headlining a card in his first title defense.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 10:14PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Benson Henderson nearing clean bill of health, wants return at UFC Seoul
Benson Henderson isn't yet ready to return, but he's getting close. The former UFC lightweight champion is "on the verge" of being medically cleared from the injury he suffered in May, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported Wednesday on UFC Tonight. Henderson (22-5) has been sidelined since removing his name from a planned bout against Michael Johnson at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale. Henderson attributed the withdrawal to injury, but repeatedly declined to elaborate on the nature of the damage, stating only that "it was in [the] area" of his eye.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 2:13PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
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Dominick Cruz: 'I could be Duane Ludwig's coach, straight up'
Dominick Cruz is no stranger to the nasty vernacular of the fight game. After all, for much of the past four years there's been plenty of halfwits on social media ready to remind Cruz about his injuries or his precipitous fall from UFC bantamweight champion to sideline fixture. Cruz has stayed largely silent during the process, but that doesn't mean he's lost his edge.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 2:12PM by tildengolfer - 7 comments
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Anthony Johnson now faces Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191
Anthony Johnson has a new opponent at UFC 191. "Rumble" was expected to meet the tough but unheralded Jan Blachowicz on the Sept. 5 card in Las Vegas. But ESPN.com reported on Thursday that Johnson will instead meet Britain's Jimi Manuwa.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 2:11PM by tildengolfer - 9 comments
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John Dodson: Jon Jones 'wasn't the perfect angel that everyone thought he was to be'
Dodson, Jones' teammate at Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA in Albuquerque, N.M., said there was a bit of a misconception about Jones early in his career, which was fostered by Jones himself. "He just wasn't the perfect angel that everyone thought he was to be," Dodson said at a UFC 191 media lunch Wednesday in Downtown LA. "You guys keep on thinking that he's supposed to be like Hannah Montana, but really he was Miley Cyrus."
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 2:10PM by tildengolfer - 24 comments
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Ruslan Magomedov vs. Shawn Jordan slated for UFC 192 in Houston
A heavyweight bout between Ruslan Magomedov and Shawn Jordan is the latest addition to UFC 192.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Thiago Alves plans to drop down to 155 pounds by December
Former welterweight world title challenger Thiago Alves has decided to move down to the lightweight division.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 2:20AM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Fedor: I want to rematch Fabricio Werdum
Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko made himself quite clear when asked who he would like to face upon his return to MMA.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 12:07AM by FastKnockout - 21 comments
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Frank Mir vs. Andrei Arlovski possible for UFC 191
UFC 191 is just over five weeks away, but a battle of resurgent heavyweights may very well be added to the card in the coming days.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 12:05AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Judge denies UFC's motion to stay discovery
In Nevada today U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy A. Leen denied the Zuffa's Motion to Stay Discovery in the class action lawsuit filed against the UFC by current and former fighters.
Submitted Jul 29, 2015 10:53AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC sues Wanderlei Silva in Nevada court for 'Intentional Misconduct'
Wandy is back in the news, but not in a good way. Seems like the UFC has had enough and is taking the expressive, suspended fighter to court.
Submitted Jul 29, 2015 10:48AM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
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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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