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Not even a week after Belcher's loss to Yushin Okami at UFC 155, Bisping is ready to rub salt in his wounds.
(bloodyelbow.com)
Not even a week after Belcher's loss to Yushin Okami at UFC 155, Bisping is ready to rub salt in his wounds.
Submitted Jan 4, 2013 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Costas Philippou Wants the Winner of Brian Stann vs. Wanderlei Silva Next
(mmaweekly.com)
Costas Philippou will take some time off to let various injuries heal but when he comes back he wants the winner of the UFC on Fuel 8 main event.
Submitted Jan 4, 2013 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tyson Fury calls out Cain Valesquez
(mmamental.com)
HW boxer Tyson Fury has called out the UFC HW champion Cain Valesquez.. Tyson Fury has sent out numerous tweets at Dana White and Cain Valesquez challenging him to fight he either a cage or a ring. Here are some of Tyson's tweets.
Submitted Jan 3, 2013 2:04PM by Rabi - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Less than 5,000 tickets sold for upcoming UFC 157 pay-per-view headlined by Ronda Rousey
(mmamania.com)
Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans may be enamored with the rise of Ronda Rousey, but they don't appear to be rushing to the box office to watch her fight Liz Carmouche, according to early ticket sales.
Submitted Jan 3, 2013 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 34 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White Apologizes to Strikeforce Fighters; ā€œIā€™m Really Disgusted By (What Happened)ā€
(mmaweekly.com)
After months of floundering, Strikeforce is about to close its doors, and UFC president Dana White couldn't be more apologetic to the fighters the suffered through the ordeal.
Submitted Jan 3, 2013 12:06AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce, UFC
 
Bellator tournament nixes 'Babalu' Sobral's participation in 'TUF: Brazil 2'
(mmajunkie.com)
Renato "Babalu" Sobral plans to coach full-time when he calls it a career in MMA. But for now, he must pass on an opportunity to help a longtime teammate.
Submitted Jan 3, 2013 12:03AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Bellator, UFC
 
Eric Silva out, Tyrone Woodley in vs Hieron @ 156
(https:)
New Year's resolution kaput: Tyron Woodley in for injured Erick Silva v Hieron at 156; Mineiro Martins in for Salas v Barboza at UFC on FX 7
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 9:10PM by Gogoplatapus - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Liz Carmouche believes UFC is rooting for her to lose to Ronda Rousey **Video**
( mmafighting.com)
Watch above as Liz Carmouche talks about her UFC women's bantamweight title fight against Ronda Rousey at UFC 157 on Feb. 23, how she is being treated by UFC fans, whether she considers herself a pioneer, why she thinks the UFC is rooting against her, the argument that she doesn't deserve to be in the main event, and much more.
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 8:57PM by BuffaloDave - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator MMA counters UFC's offer for former champion Eddie Alvarez
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator MMA has officially tendered a contract offer to its former lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez (24-3 MMA, 8-1 BFC). MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today learned from multiple industry sources that Bellator executives have issued an offer to Alvarez to match the deal he recently received from the UFC. The move is an effort by Bellator to retain the rights to the star 155-pounder, whose contract with the promotion expired following an October win over Patricky "Pitbull" Freire but who remained in an exclusive matching period with the tournament-based organization.
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 8:50PM by BuffaloDave - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator, UFC
 
Leben: Brunson is a boring fighter
(mmamental.com)
Leben has expressed disappointment in his UFC return. Leben hs tweeted out the following messages to his fans:
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 3:49PM by Rabi - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White undecided on bringing Josh Barnett to the UFC
(bloodyelbow.com)
Dana was very non-committal on the idea of Josh making the transition (via Tatame): I do not know, we'll find out soon. We'll see.
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 3:32PM by MMAcca - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC targets HP Pavilion in San Jose for April 20 UFC on FOX 7 card
(mmajunkie.com)
A UFC on FOX event planned for April 20 now has a city and venue. Multiple sources close to the event on Wednesday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., is targeted to host the event, which is expected to be UFC on FOX 7. As of yet, no matchups are confirmed for the fight card. The UFC's most recent trip to San Jose came this past July with UFC on FUEL TV 4, which featured a middleweight headliner between Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman. The event drew a reported 4,250 fans for a live gate of $163,485 and drew a peak of 291,000 viewers on FUEL TV.
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 3:27PM by MMAcca - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
DONALD CERRONE: TEAMMATE JONES SHOULD HAVE FOUGHT SONNEN ON SHORT NOTICE
(mmajunkie.com)
It's several months removed, but one of the biggest MMA stories of 2012 still lingers. And it will linger at least through April, when two of its key parties are scheduled to meet. Add Donald Cerrone's name to the list of fighters who have had an opinion on Jon Jones turning down a fight with Chael Sonnen, which helped lead to the cancellation of UFC 151 in September. The interesting part about Cerrone's stance? He and Jones are teammates at the Jackson-Winkeljohn camp in Albuquerque, N.M. ā€“ and he definitely isn't playing favorites just because they share a gym and a coaching staff. "Yes, I'd have fought," Cerrone said this past Friday at a question-and-answer session for fans prior to the weigh-ins for UFC 155 in Las Vegas. "They could call me tomorrow and ask me to fight. I think you need to fight. That's our job. I don't think you should curl up and find a way out. So yes, that's my answer."
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 3:04PM by SmileR - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Justin Salas out of UFC on FX 7, Edson Barboza now meets newcomer Lucas Martins
(mmajunkie.com)
A training injury has knocked Justin Salas (10-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) out of a preliminary-card fight against Edson Barboza (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at "UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping" later this month. Stepping in for Salas is UFC newcomer Lucas Martins (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC). Sources close to the promotion on Wednesday confirmed the news to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). UFC officials later announced the change. Martins just this past month won a pair of fights in Sao Paulo in less than a week's time. He submitted Thiago Sampaio with a first-round rear-naked choke in 43 seconds on Dec. 8, then turned around and stopped Oberdan Vieira Tenorio with a head-kick knockout on Dec. 13 under the Jungle Fight banner.
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 2:19PM by DrivenDavies15 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Stephens to 145
(mmamental.com)
After Stephens was knocked out in his last fight he has decided to try a new weight class. Jeremy Stephens has tweeted that he will be cutting down to 145lbs to sample the UFC's FW division.
Submitted Jan 2, 2013 1:16PM by Rabi - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Brunson: I did the best I could on 8 days notice
(mmamental.com)
Derek Brunson has rewatched his fight. He knows it wasn't his best performance but he feels he did the best he could with the notice he was given. Winning on his UFC debut against a UFC veteran will quite possibly lead to bigger things. Brunson posted the following message to all of his fans:
Submitted Jan 1, 2013 4:17PM by Rabi - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Confirmation for Overeem's hearing
(mmamental.com)
Keith Kizer of the Nevada Athletic Commission has confirmed that Alistair Overeem's application will be heard on January 8 2013.
Submitted Jan 1, 2013 9:20AM by Rabi - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC offers to pay for Mike Dolce's services to get Cyborg to 135
(bloodyelbow.com)
Nutrition specialist, Mike Dolce, discusses UFC offer to work with Cris "Cyborg" Santos in an effort to get her to 135 for a superfight with Ronda Rousey.
Submitted Jan 1, 2013 2:26AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 155 winner Erik Perez hoping to continue surge toward 4-0
(mmajunkie.com)
Erik Perez sees no reason to slow his momentum following his third straight UFC win. "I feel awesome, and I'm ready to rest one week and come back to train again for another fight," he said after a win at UFC 155.
Submitted Dec 31, 2012 4:24PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 155 medical suspensions: Boetsch, Belcher among potential six-month terms
(mmajunkie.com)
Fourteen fighters from this past weekend's UFC 155 event received medical suspensions, including up to six month terms for Tim Boetsch, Alan Belcher, Michael Johnson and Todd Duffee.
Submitted Dec 31, 2012 4:21PM by prophecy033 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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