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Aldo vs Lamas, Barao vs Cruz title fights booked for UFC 169
February's UFC 169 event has not one, but two headlining title contests as UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo? meets top contender Ricardo Lamas? and UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz? makes his long-awaited return to the octagon for a unification bout with interim title holder Renan Barao?.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 5:52PM by Franklinfan47 - 14 comments
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Gian Villante replaces Robert Drysdale, meets Cody Donovan at UFC 167
With Robert Drysdale unable to fight at UFC 167, Cody Donovan will now instead meet Gian Villante.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 4:40PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Dodson steps in to fight Jorgensen at UFC on Fox 9
With Ian McCall out with an injury, hard-hitting flyweight John Dodson steps in to fight Scott Jorgensen at UFC on Fox 9 in Sacramento.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 4:39PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Rafael dos Anjos wants T.J. Grant, Gilbert Melendez or Benson Henderson
Rafael dos Anjos said he's "not surprised at all" that so many lightweight contenders are taking notice and mentioning him as a possible opponent. Five-fight winning streaks have a way of doing that.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 3:28PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Invicta FC: Shannon Knapp says rumors of UFC adding a women's strawweight division are untrue
Invicta FC president and owner, Shannon Knapp discusses the rumors of the UFC adding a women's strawweight division, and what went wrong with her ex business partner, Janet Martin.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 3:27PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Michelle Ould upset she can't wear white pride bra
7-3 former Bellator fighter Michelle Ould wants to know why she can't wear a "white pride" sports bra in her next fight.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 3:26PM by FastKnockout - 33 comments
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Henderson looking to face Dos Anjos in next fight
Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson dedicated to working 'his butt off' to get another crack at UFC gold.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 3:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Diego: Conor McGregor 'is a bunch of crap'
UFC veteran Diego Sanchez isn't shy with his feelings about newcomer Conor McGregor.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 25 comments
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Donald Cerrone planning post-UFC 167 move down to featherweight
After a productive 7-3 run and six fight-night bonuses as a UFC lightweight, Donald Cerrone plans to take his talents to the featherweight division after next month's UFC 167 event.
Submitted Oct 29, 2013 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC 167's Robert Drysdale denied fight license by NSAC for elevated testosterone
For the second time this year, BJJ ace Light Heavyweight Robert Drysdale was set to make his UFC debut at UFC 167. He was originally slated to face Ednaldo Oliveira at UFC 163 in August after going 6-0 in his career on the regional circuit. Unfortunately, a staph infection prevented him from fighting and he was rescheduled to face Cody Donovan at the November 16 event. However, once again, Drysdale is being forced out of the fight. As originally reported by MMA Junkie, Drysdale failed a pre-licensure drug test and has been denied his license by the NSAC. His results showed an elevated Testosterone/Epitestosteron ratio of 19.4:1 which comes in well over 3 times the state's limit of 6:1. MMA Junkie also reported that Drysdale had filed a request for a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) prior to his originally scheduled fight at UFC 163:
Submitted Oct 28, 2013 9:27PM by Shawn91111 - 10 comments
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Rosi Sexton takes a shot at Joe Rogan via Facebook
UFC women's bantamweight fighter, Rosi Sexton takes a shot at Joe Rogan via her Facebook account, regarding the amount of damage she took following her fight with Jessica Andrade.
Submitted Oct 28, 2013 6:53PM by FastKnockout - 32 comments
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Conor McGregor responds to Cole Miller
The UFC's Irish sensation fires back at the veteran Featherweight.
Submitted Oct 28, 2013 6:51PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Lyoto Machida Would Fight Anderson Silva for the Title
Just hours after brutally knocking out Mark Munoz in the first round at ‘UFC Fight Night 30', Lyoto Machida took place in an interview with the Fox Sports crew. When asked if he would be willing to face Chris Weidman or Anderson Silva if presented the opportunity, he smiled and answered “Yeah, for sure.” Machida continued, “If I want the belt… I have to chase the belt.”
Submitted Oct 28, 2013 2:59PM by bjj1605 - 13 comments
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Miller: UFC trying to buy a country with McGregor
Cole Miller takes issue with Conor McGregor and the UFC's marketing of the Irish fighter.
Submitted Oct 28, 2013 2:44PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Matt Hamill, Nandor Guelmino, and David Mitchell removed from UFC rosters
It appears that another round of UFC cuts have taken effect with Matt Hamill, Nandor Guelmino, and David Mitchell all having their profiles removed from the UFC website Monday, October 28.
Submitted Oct 28, 2013 2:42PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Recent signee Tatsuya Kawajiri wants Cub Swanson in UFC debut
With five consecutive victories and no current fight on the horizon, Cub Swanson wants a big featherweight matchup to help his title chances. One fighter has offered his services.
Submitted Oct 28, 2013 11:57AM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Dana White: John Lineker Would Have A Title Shot If He Made Weight
If there is one certainty in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), it's that John Lineker should be fighting for the flyweight title. That is, if he could consistently make weight. Currently, Lineker is one of the few men within the flyweight division that has the ability to finish fights.
Submitted Oct 28, 2013 9:31AM by JLS1980 - 8 comments
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After Machida's 185 debut KO, White interested in matching him up with Belfort
MANCHESTER – Dana White seldom makes bookings for his fighters right after a show is over, but sometimes he starts to steer things in a direction if he can't book a bout outright.
Submitted Oct 27, 2013 11:06AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Gegard Mousasi Wants the Next Crack at New UFC Middleweight Lyoto Machida
Lyoto Machida got through Mark Munoz on Saturday night, and now Gegard Mousasi wants a piece.
Submitted Oct 26, 2013 11:33PM by FastKnockout - 21 comments
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Melvin Guillard vs. Ross Pearson rematch added to UFC's March 8 event in London
Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson said they'd be happy to book a rematch after their disappointing UFC Fight Night 30 no contest, and UFC officials wasted no time in getting it done.
Submitted Oct 26, 2013 10:58PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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