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Ellenberger-Saffiedine official for UFC in Singapore, two fights added
The UFC's January card in Singapore is official with five fights, with more to be added soon. Added to the card are fights between Kiichi Kunimoto and Hyun Gyu Lim and Kyung Ho Kang vs. Shunichi Shimiz.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 11:24PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Belfort next #1 contender after Silva/Weidman II
Provided he wins against Dan Henderson on Saturday, UFC president Dana White said The Phenom is next in line for the Middleweight title.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 11:22PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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UFC Fight Night 31's Amanda Nunes wants Liz Carmouche-Alexis Davis winner
If victorious Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night 31, Amanda Nunes surely wouldn't turn down an offer to fight for a title. However, she knows it's unlikely, so she hopes Plan B comes to fruition.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 9:09PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Weigh-in Results: Kennedy and Natal Hit the Mark
The UFC heads to Fort Campbell, Ky., on Wednesday for its first Fight for the Troops event in nearly three years. The card is headlined by Green Beret Tim Kennedy and his Brazilian opponent Rafael Natal. UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Weigh-in Results Main Card (on Fox Sports 1) -Tim Kennedy (186) vs. Rafael “Sapo” Natal (185.5) -Liz Carmouche (135) vs. Alexis Davis (134) -Ronny Markes (185.5) vs. Yoel Romero (185.5) -Jorge Masvidal (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (155) -Colton Smith (155.5) vs. Michael Chiesa (156) Preliminary Card (on Fox Sports 1) -Bobby Green (155) vs. James Krause (155.5) -George Roop (135.5) vs. Francisco Rivera (136) -Dennis Bermudez (146) vs. Steven Siler (146) -Amanda Nunes (136) vs. Germaine de Randamie (136) Preliminary Card (Online) -Chris Camozzi (186) vs. Lorenz Larkin (185) -Yves Edwards (156) vs. Yancy Medeiros (156) -Neil Magny (171) vs. Seth Baczynski (171) -Derek Brunson (186) vs. Brian Houston (185)
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 6:54PM by JLS1980 - 3 comments
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Alexander Gustafsson fights Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night in London
The UFC has found a new opponent for light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 4:15PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Vaughan Lee out of UFC 167 vs. Sergio Pettis, UFC seeking replacement
The highly anticipated UFC debut of Sergio Pettis will see a change less than two weeks before the fight. An injury has knocked Vaughan Lee from his bantamweight fight against Pettis next week at UFC 167.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 4:01PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Cruz-Barao takes top billing at UFC 169 with Aldo-Lamas as co-main event
Because of its champion vs. champion nature, the bantamweight title unification bout between Dominick Cruz and Renan Barao will serve as the main event of UFC 169.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 3:23PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Aleksandra Albu Injured, Julie Kedzie Awaits New UFC Fight Night 33 Opponent
After suffering an undisclosed injury, female bantamweight fighter Aleksandra Albu will postpone her Octagon debut, UFC officials announced on Tuesday.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 2:24PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Browne to take WADA testing alongside Barnett
With Barnett making his first appearance as a competitor in Nevada in the better part of the decade, the commission required him to submit to additional drug testing prior to his UFC 168. News came out today that his opponent Travis Browne will also be doing the testing.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 9:21PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Tim Kennedy says Belfort's manipulation is a 'spit in the face' of all martial artists
UFC middleweight standout, Tim Kennedy discusses Belfort's manipulation of the system, how important Fight For The Troops is, and gives a fun training story from Jackson's MMA.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 9:20PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC rep: Despite testosterone issue, Robert Drysdale will still fight in octagon
Robert Drysdale remains under contract with the UFC and will not face any disciplinary action from the promotion despite a recent drug-testing snag.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 8:57PM by Webbie - 5 comments
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Dan Henderson talks about his contract situation and TRT usage
The last time Dan Henderson fought in Brazil was at something called the Brazil Open back in 1997. He beat Crezio de Souza in that fight, before going on to defeat Eric Smith with a guillotine choke in the "lightweight" finals. Those were the first baby steps towards a long and storied career for the one-time collegiate wrestler. When Henderson returns to Brazil nearly two decades later to face Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 -- a rematch to their 2006 fight at the similarly numbered Pride 32 -- he expects things to be a little more relaxed. Henderson told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that back when he visited Brazil in the day things got a little dicey. "Obviously it was my first fight ever, but it was 17 years ago," he said. "It was definitely an interesting night. I thought I was going to get mobbed by the fans because the ref stopped the fight on a TKO, and they weren’t used to that back then. They kind of rushed the cage a little bit, and I wasn’t sure if they were going after me or the ref. But yeah, it was an interesting very first fight."
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 4:58PM by Shawn91111 - 3 comments
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Katsunori Kikuno vs. Quinn Mulhern joins UFC in Singapore lineup
A lightweight bout between UFC newcomer Katsunori Kikuno and Quinn Mulhern is the latest addition to January's UFC Fight Night event in Singapore.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 4:52PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC champ Jon Jones not superstitious about video game cover
After modeling down vests that "fight the chill" of fall for GQ magazine, Jon Jones took part in a photo shoot more suited to his tastes last week. The UFC light-heavyweight champion traded vests for his ring gear on Friday to shoot the cover of EA Sports UFC, a new video game.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 4:51PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Lyoto Machida signs new UFC contract
Lyoto Machida was briefly without a UFC contract after his win over Mark Munoz, but that has now been rectified.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 2:10PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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'Fighting for a Generation: 20 Years of the UFC' debuts Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET
A new, two-hour documentary chronicling the first 20 years of the UFC debuts Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Jon Jones scores 'EA Sports UFC' cover, fan voting to determine second fighter
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be featured on the cover of next years "EA Sports UFC" video game release.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Tatsuya Kawajiri set to face Hacran Dias in UFC debut at UFC 34 in Singapore
Newly signed featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri didn't have to wait long before getting an opponent for his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut. "Crusher" will be squaring off with Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night 34: Ellenberger vs. Saffiedine in Singapore on Jan. 4, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands. The news was first reported on Sunday night (Nov. 3, 2013) by Fight Sport Asia who confirmed the bout with sources inside Kawajiri's camp.
Submitted Nov 3, 2013 11:53PM by JLS1980 - 11 comments
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Roy Nelson: 'I just got outpointed' by Daniel Cormier at UFC 166, wants rematch
Following Bellator 106, Big country gave his thoughts on teammate King Mo's interim title fight loss, as well as his own recent loss at UFC 166.
Submitted Nov 3, 2013 9:40PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Michael Kuiper reportedly released from UFC
Following his UFC Fight Night 30 loss to Bradley Scott, Dutch middleweight Michael Kuiper appears to be out of the UFC.
Submitted Nov 3, 2013 1:29PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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