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UFC News - Page 249

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Kelvin Gastelum planning move to welterweight after Ultimate Fighter stint kept his MMA career alive
(bloodyelbow.com)
Kelvin Gastelum says that he plans to move to welterweight after winning the UFC's Ultimate Fighter finale.
Submitted Apr 16, 2013 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Signal to Noise: TUF 17 Finale's best and worst
(mmafighting.com)
From the sensational bout between Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano to the overhyping of Uriah Hall to there was much to love and hate at the TUF 17 Finale at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. It's time separate the winners from the losers, the good from the bad an the signal from the noise...
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 10:53PM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter
 
UFC President Dana White anticipates additional women's divisions in future
(mmajunkie.com)
As he watched a group of 50 women try out for the "The Ultimate Fighter 18," UFC President Dana White admitted he was impressed with the talent level of the fighters. And while his promotion currently employs only 135-pound women, White doesn't believe that will always be the case. "You would think so," White told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) when asked if he expected to add more women's divisions to the UFC. "If you think about it, when we started this company, we had heavyweights, light heavyweights, middleweights and welterweights. That was it. When we brought in the 155-pound division, everybody was like, 'This is crazy. They're too small. Nobody will ever watch.'
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 10:14PM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale medical suspensions: Tate, Hart lead list of 16
(mmajunkie.com)
Sixteen fighters from this past weekend's The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale event received medical suspensions, including Miesha Tate and Collin Hart, who could be out up to six months if not cleared earlier by doctors.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 8:54PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 162: Swanson, Edgar open as early favorites
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC 162 is stacked with big featherweight fights, and two of them now having betting lines.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 3:19PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Ulysses Gomez not allowed to audition at today's 'TUF 18' tryouts
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC officials today nixed Ulysses Gomez's audition at "The Ultimate Fighter 18" tryouts, but the former UFC fighter isn't ruling out a possible return to the octagon.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 3:18PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Exclusive interview: Frank Trigg talks career high and Buffer in a lift
(mmamental.com)
Frank reflects on his MMA career, he tells us his own personal highs. Frank also gives his side of the story with regards to Bruce Buffer in a lift, I don't know what he's talking about.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 2:58PM by Rabi - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC's Faber awaits next assignment, no preference on Cruz vs. Barao
(mmajunkie.com)
Urijah Faber is as sick talking about potential title shots as you are hearing about it, but when you're the clear No. 1 contender behind the the current and interim champ, the questions are still going to be asked.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 1:49PM by prophecy033 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Uriah Hall was 'trying to have some fun, man'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Uriah Hall talks about his strange performance during his UFC Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale loss.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 1:43PM by prophecy033 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
'No Snooki's' - Ronda Rousey warns TUF contestants that having sex on the show could cost
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC women's Bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey is coming out and attempting to set a tone for her season of the show -- more sports, less sex and sleaze and please, no Snooki's.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 1:40PM by prophecy033 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
So far, women more than proving their worth in UFC
(mmajunkie.com)
The first time two women fought in the UFC octagon, it was cause for an all-out media blitz by the world's largest MMA promotion. The second time felt more like just another fight — only better. At The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale in Las Vegas, undefeated bantamweight Cat Zingano (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) came from behind to beat former Strikeforce champion Miesha Tate (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) by third-round TKO in easily the most exciting and brutal bout on the 12-fight card. The UFC deemed Zingano and Tate worthy of $50,000 "Fight of the Night" bonuses, and fans were reminded why female MMA fighters have a reputation for stealing the show in a male-dominated sport...
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 10:16AM by grappler0000 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dylan Andrews Made a Statement, Now Seeks Bout on UFC 160 Fight Card
(mmaweekly.com)
Dylan Andrews has progressed from 'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 17 series with a first round knockout in his UFC debut in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 9:39PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gabriel Gonzaga to challenge ruling on fight with Travis Browne
(bloodyelbow.com)
Gonzaga gave up a TKO Loss to Browne after a series of elbows that put him into unconsciousness. Gabriel's team now intends to challenge the conclusion, arguing that the fight ending blows landed illegally.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 9:37PM by FastKnockout - 31 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jon Tuck vs. Norman Parke pulled from Saturday's UFC on FOX 7 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
A lightweight bout between "The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes" winner Norman Parke and undefeated Jon Tuck has been pulled from Saturday's UFC on FOX 7 lineup.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 2:38PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Canadian newspaper misquotes GSP about fight weight
(bloodyelbow.com)
Just a couple days ago, the UFC 158 decimal controversy seemed to hit a peak when St. Pierre apparently admitted that he had weighed in over the Welterweight limit at UFC 158. However, it looks like those reports came from a misquote by Le Presse.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 2:16AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TUF 17 Finale bonuses: Zingano, Tate, Browne, Pineda earn $50,000
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – Cat Zingano, Miesha Tate, Travis Browne and Daniel Pineda each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's TUF 17 Finale event. Zingano and Tate earned the "Fight of the Night," Browne won "Knockout of the Night" and Pineda picked up "Submission of the Night" honors. UFC officials announced the winners at the night's post-event news conference, which MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) attended. The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale took place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The main card aired on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 12:40AM by Budgellism - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hall, Gastelum, Andrews, Barnatt win $25,000 'TUF 17' season bonuses
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – Uriah Hall came up short in the finals of Season 17 of "The Ultimate Fighter," but he still has something to show for his efforts during the season. On Saturday, he dropped a split decision to Kelvin Gastelum. But Hall picked up a $25,000 bonus for the season's best knockout for his head-kick KO of Adam Cella on the season's third episode. Bonuses of $25,000 also went to Gastelum for the season's best submission, and Dylan Andrews and Luke Barnatt for the season's top fight. UFC officials announced the winners during Saturday's TUF 17 Finale, which took place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The main card aired on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 12:29AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TUF leaves FX, moves to FS1 this September
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following Cat Zingano's victory over Miesha Tate, Dana White announced that season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter will air on Fox Sports 1.
Submitted Apr 13, 2013 11:44PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC leaves ESPN for new UK home this summer
(bloodyelbow.com)
A new television home for the UFC is expected in the UK this summer as part of the British Telecom Group's continuing expansion and growth into the digital television market, and after ESPN's failed bid to be a major sports TV player.
Submitted Apr 13, 2013 2:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
After false start, Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine anxious to prove UFC worth
(mmajunkie.com)
After turning down an opportunity to face Carlos Condit, Tarec Saffiedine has been chomping at the bit to receive a new assignment. Now that's he's got it, "Sponge" couldn't be happier.
Submitted Apr 13, 2013 1:55PM by prophecy033 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
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