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UFC signs TUF 16 contestant Igor Araujo
The UFC has added another Brazilian welterweight to the roster with their signing of Igor Araujo. He will be facing off against Ildemar Alcantara on October 9, UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields.
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 11:39PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine likely for December UFC event
Matt 'the Immortal' Brown looks to welcome former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine to the UFC's welterweight division.
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 11:37PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight Night 27 medical suspensions: McGee and Andrews out indefinitely
Although the Indiana Gaming Commission's athletic division doesn't release disclosed fighter paydays, it has confirmed the medical suspensions for Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 27 event.
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Chael Sonnen vs. Phil Davis possible for UFC 167
UFC president Dana White stated in last night's post-event press conference that Chael Sonnen and Phil Davis could fight in the co-main event of UFC 167.
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
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Moving forward, all UFC prelims to be on FOX Sports 1
Although a portion of UFC Fight Night 27's preliminary card aired on the new FOX Sports 2, the bulk of future prelims will air on FOX Sports 1. UFC President Dana White made the announcement immediately following Wednesday's event, which took place at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. As before, additional prelim bouts will stream live on Facebook...
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 8:47AM by grappler0000 - 14 comments
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Abel Trujillo Didn’t Get the Win at UFC Fight Night 27, but He’s Going to Be Paid Like He Did
For all the talk surrounding the outstanding card that was UFC Fight Night 27 in Indianapolis on Wednesday night, some of the loudest dialogue surrounded a preliminary fight between Abel Trujillo of South Florida’s Blackzilian’s camp, and former Strikeforce slugger Roger Bowling. Bowling and Trujillo kicked off the night’s action in a back-and-forth scrap that highlighted the toughness and grit of both fighters. As the second round came to a close, however, controversy enveloped the Bankers Life Fieldhouse and much debate across social media outlets ensued...
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 8:39AM by grappler0000 - 45 comments
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UFC Fight Night 27 Live Gate and Attendance Pales in Comparison to Last Trip to Indy
What a difference a day makes… the day of the week that is. The UFC returned to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Wednesday night to a turnout that paled in comparison to the promotion’s first foray there. UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 drew an audience of 5,950, producing a live gate of $355,290. Those are not typical UFC numbers...
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 8:37AM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
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'UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson' official for Nov. 9 on FOX Sports 1
As expected, Vitor Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) and Dan Henderson (29-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) will meet in a light-heavyweight headliner at UFC Fight Night 32. Following Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 27 event, UFC President Dana White confirmed the Nov. 9 event will air on FOX Sports 1. The channel is expected to air both a main card and part of the prelims. Facebook also is expect to stream some opening bouts...
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 8:35AM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
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UFC announces Jan. 4 for debut event in Singapore
The UFC will makes its debut in Southeast Asia when it hosts an event in Singapore on Jan. 4, officials today announced. According to the announcement, it'll be one of "several" events in Asia in 2014. Venue and broadcast plans weren't announced, and no fights have been booked for the card. Ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks...
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 8:32AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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UFC Fight Night 27 bonuses: Thatch, Cummings, Condit, Kampmann earn $50K
INDIANAPOLIS – Brandon Thatch, Zak Cummings, Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 27 event.
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 12:12AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Ben Askren calls out UFC 'roids coverup
Ben Askren went to Twitter to talk both about Josh Barnett's PED use and the UFC's Countdown program not mentioning his positive drug test after beating Randy Couture.
Submitted Aug 28, 2013 4:42PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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RDA claims 2 foes broke hands on his new metal jaw
UFC Lightweight Rafael dos Anjos suffered a broken jaw in a 2010 loss to Clay Guida, he claims that two of his subsequent opponents have broken their hands on his titanium replacement jaw.
Submitted Aug 28, 2013 4:41PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil adds Alcantara vs. Araujo, Patrick vs. Whiteley
The UFC's October event in Brazil continues to take shape as two more contests have reportedly been added to the UFC Fight Night 29 lineup.
Submitted Aug 27, 2013 8:03PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Jessica Andrade vs. Rosi Sexton added to UFC Fight Night 30 in England
England's first female representative in the UFC will fight in front of a friendly crowd, as Rosi Sexton meets Brazilian Jessica Andrade at October's UFC Fight Night 30 event in Manchester, England.
Submitted Aug 27, 2013 5:28PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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'TUF 19' tryouts draw ex-Bellator champ Good, Cage Warriors' Pendred, 81 others
INDIANAPOLIS – Former Bellator champion Lyman Good, Cage Warriors champ Cathal Pendred and former Cage Warriors titleholder Chris Fields were among more than 80 fighters who attended today's tryouts for "The Ultimate Fighter 19."
Submitted Aug 27, 2013 5:27PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Daniel Sarafian vs. Cesar Ferreira possible for UFC Fight Night 32
If both men sign the contract, UFC Fight Night 32 will likely feature the TUF Brazil 1 final that never happened.
Submitted Aug 27, 2013 5:23PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC signs Alan Patrick and Garett Whiteley to face off at UFC Fight Night 29
The UFC continues to bolster one of its deepest divisions with the signing of two new lightweights who are set to face of at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields on October 9 in Barueri, Brazil.
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 3:05PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight Night 27 start times, fight card, TV info and media events
It's fight week again for the UFC, and this week, we're treated to two shows, including Wednesday's "UFC Fight Night 27: Kampmann vs. Condit II" event.
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 12:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Reminder: 'Countdown to UFC 164' premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1
As a reminder, the UFC's traditional pre-event show returns tonight with the debut of "Countdown to UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2" on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 12:25PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Josh Barnett Ready to Make the First Defense of the UFC Title He Won a Decade Ago
Josh Barnett will be returning to the UFC after an 11-year absence to take on fellow former heavyweight champion Frank Mir in Milwaukee on Saturday night. With nine wins in his last ten fights, Barnett is clearly still a force to be reckoned with in the heavyweight division. More than that, he believes he is still the champion because he hasn’t lost a fight in the Octagon since winning the title at UFC 36...
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 8:32AM by grappler0000 - 14 comments
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