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UFC launches anti-HIV campaign
The Ultimate Fighting Championship® and the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada have announced a dynamic new partnership, designed to raise awareness of the realities of HIV among young individuals under 30.
Submitted Oct 23, 2013 12:25AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Diego Sanchez wants to fight Nate Diaz next
UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez has already beaten Nick Diaz, and now he's interested in fighting Nate Diaz.
Submitted Oct 23, 2013 12:25AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Featherweight champ Jose Aldo wants to fight fellow champ Anthony Pettis at Lightweight
With no 145 lb. contender lined up, Aldo talks about a possible move to the Lightweight division to face Showtime.
Submitted Oct 23, 2013 12:24AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Gilbert Melendez 'campaigning' for title shot following UFC 166 victory
The UFC lightweight division's self-proclaimed "uncrowned champion" Gilbert Melendez wants a chance to bring the belt where he feel it rightfully belongs: around his waist. Many, including Melendez (22-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC), believe "El Nino" should already be UFC champion; however, a controversial split-decision loss to former titleholder Benson Henderson this year prevented that from happening.
Submitted Oct 22, 2013 8:41PM by JLS1980 - 8 comments
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UFC 166 medical suspensions: dos Santos, Jordan, Boetsch earn indefinite orders
Three fighters, including headliner Junior dos Santos, heavyweight Shawn Jordan and middleweight Tim Boetsch, have received indefinite medical suspensions following this past weekend's highly entertaining "UFC 166: Velasquez vs. dos Santos III" event in Houston.
Submitted Oct 22, 2013 8:39PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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Source: Former DEEP champ Katsunori Kikuno signs with UFC
In advance of a planned Asian expansion, the UFC continues to add talent from that region, as Katsunori Kikuno (21-5-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has joined the world's largest MMA promotion.
Submitted Oct 22, 2013 2:55PM by JLS1980 - 8 comments
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Fabricio Werdum would retire with submission win over Cain Velasquez
Submission wins over Fedor, Minotauro and Velasquez would be enough for Werdum to retire and work only as a commentator.
Submitted Oct 22, 2013 12:57PM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
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The Korean Zombie speaks out against Ronda Rousey's rising sun t-shirt
UFC Featherweight Chan Sung Jung is mad as hell and he doesn't intend to take it anymore. When Ronda Rousey sported the symbol of WWII era Japan on The Ultimate Fighter, the Zombie wrote Dana White a letter and here it is.
Submitted Oct 22, 2013 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 21 comments
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Source: Tatsuya Kawajiri signs with UFC, wants on January card in Singapore
Tatsuya Kawajiri, one of the most highly regarded lighter weight fighters in the world, will next compete inside the UFC's octagon. The Japanese featherweight, who most recently fought for DREAM in December 2012, has signed a deal with the UFC, sources close to the situation told MMAjunkie.com. While no first fight has been set, sources said Kawajiri hopes to make his UFC debut in January in Singapore.
Submitted Oct 22, 2013 10:22AM by JLS1980 - 20 comments
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Chael and Wandy to Coach TUF Brasil
Rivals Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will coach against one another on The Ultimate Fighter Brasil.
Submitted Oct 21, 2013 11:41PM by JLS1980 - 16 comments
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Chad Mendes eyes rematch with Jose Aldo but could see bantamweight move, as well
With four straight knockout wins under his belt, Chad Mendes believes he's just about due for a rematch with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. But he could see himself moving to 135 pounds, at some point, as well. "That's actually something I have considered, and I definitely could," Mendes said when asked at a weekend Q&A event if he'd ever consider a move to bantamweight. "I'm not the biggest 145-pounder. I think I'm probably medium-sized for 145, but I could definitely make 135 if need be. But yeah, I'd like to make another run, hopefully win the belt at 145, defend it a few times and then depending on what my body says, if it allows it, I'd like to go down to 135, too."
Submitted Oct 21, 2013 9:48PM by JLS1980 - 7 comments
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Donald Cerrone's bull 'Don't Tell Dana' competes for charity at PBR World Finals
Bull riding enthusiast Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone will be involved in this week's Professional Bull Riders World Finals whether UFC President Dana White wants him to or not.
Submitted Oct 21, 2013 8:44PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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White: B.J. Penn is 'almost' on weight already ahead of featherweight debut
B.J. Penn isn't scheduled to make his featherweight debut against Frankie Edgar for a while, but UFC president Dana White claims that Penn is almost already down to 145 pounds.
Submitted Oct 21, 2013 3:59PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Dana White: Everybody is telling to me sign Holly Holm
UFC president Dana White says that "everyone" is telling him to sign Holly Holm whom he calls "the female Conor McGregor."
Submitted Oct 21, 2013 3:59PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Noons: I would have retired if I lost at UFC 166
UFC lightweight K.J. Noons would have walked away from MMA if he had lost to George Sotiropoulos at UFC 166.
Submitted Oct 21, 2013 3:57PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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JDS thought he got finished in 2nd round
According to a report out of Brazil, UFC 166 headliner Junior dos Santos said he doesn't remember most of his bout and initially thought he had been knocked out in the second round.
Submitted Oct 21, 2013 3:56PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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UFC Fight Night 30 start times, fight card, TV info, and media and fan events
It's fight week again for the UFC, and Saturday's UFC Fight Night 30 event marks the organization's return to the U.K. Here's the essential information for the show.
Submitted Oct 21, 2013 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Dana White claims UFC roster is too full
UFC president Dana White claims the reason some fighters have to wait so long between fights is due to a full UFC roster.
Submitted Oct 20, 2013 7:16PM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
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Dana White: 'I would have thrown in the towel' on Junior dos Santos at UFC 166
HOUSTON – Junior Dos Santos' face told the story of his third fight against Cain Velasquez.
Submitted Oct 20, 2013 5:02PM by Webbie - 7 comments
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Dana White: Andre Fili gets a pass for missing weight for UFC 166
HOUSTON – Missing weight never is going to go over well with the UFC brass, but sometimes there are exceptions to the rule. Such is the case for Team Alpha Male product Andre Fili, who missed weight for UFC 166, but still made an impression with his boss.
Submitted Oct 20, 2013 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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