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Jake Shields vs. Demian Maia targeted for UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil
A previously reported fall bout between welterweights Jake Shields and Demian Maia appears to have a date.
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 1:23AM by prophecy033 - 15 comments
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UFC releases Sheila Gaff following TKO loss to Amanda Nunes
Sheila Gaff becomes the first female UFC fighter released from the promotion following her 2nd loss in as many fights.
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 1:37PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Max Holloway aiming to derail Conor McGregor's hype train at UFC Fight Night 26
UFC featherweight Max Holloway is well aware of the attention his UFC Fight Night 26 opponent Conor McGregor is receiving going into their showdown Saturday night, but he has absolutely no problem with it. Currently the youngest active fighter on the UFC roster, the 21-year-old Holloway (7-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is soft-spoken and humble with a personality and lifestyle that is a far cry from his next opponent...
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 6:41AM by grappler0000 - 8 comments
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UFC boss not stressing FOX Sports 1's issues with cable providers
Dana White today said he isn't worried that the UFC's debut on the new FOX Sports 1 cable channel could fall short of its expected broadcast reach.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 6:42PM by Webbie - 14 comments
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Mark Munoz: Michael Bisping has 'pillows for fists'
Mark Munoz didn't take long to respond to jabs from Michael Bisping, saying that his October opponent has "pillows for fists" among other things.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 3:11PM by FastKnockout - 23 comments
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As Speed's move to Fox Sports 1 looms, so do serious carriage problems
It's a NASCAR article, the title caught my eye though, it's relevant to people looking to actually watch Fox Sports One on their tv package. Directv, Time Warner and Dish Network have no deal with Fox Sports a week out. I've been seeing stories like this for a over a month in other sports stories like college football and soccer, but this is getting close again with the cable stuff. I was looking at the cable package I have now and I have speed but not fuel. The way it sound form stuff later in the article, the package that will get FS1 is gonna be the next option up. They need to figure it out though, it's supposed to be going down at mi casa that night for the fights. I'd rather crisp cable HD, and a good creek would probably be harder to come by if there were 50 million less options to potentially to one.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 2:14PM by GDPofMPG - 6 comments
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Georges St. Pierre paying for Vada testing out of pocket
Georges St. Pierre has revealed that he will be paying for VADA testing for the UFC 167 main event out of his own pocket, in an attempt to silence critics and maintain the integrity of the sport.
Submitted Aug 11, 2013 9:11PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Jose Aldo doubts Randy Couture was 'always clean'
UFC's featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo believes testosterone replacement therapy is fair, and he would use it if needed.
Submitted Aug 11, 2013 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney issues statement on War Machine's 'real men rape' tweet
Bellator's CEO issues a statement following War Machine's tweets joking about "raping" his girlfriend and stating that "real men rape."
Submitted Aug 11, 2013 1:33AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Bellator's War Machine apologizes for rape tweets
Bellator welterweight War Machine took to twitter to apologize for tweets he made earlier in the day inferring that he 'raped' his girlfriend Christy Mack.
Submitted Aug 10, 2013 9:59PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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John Dodson vs. Darrell Montague signed for UFC 166
A big flyweight bout is lined up for UFC 166, as John Dodson welcomes Darrell Montague to the big time.
Submitted Aug 10, 2013 3:13PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Jimy Hettes vs. Mike Wilkinson added to UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester
The UFC's October return to England now has a featherweight fight as part of the lineup with both fighters looking to rebound from their first losses.
Submitted Aug 10, 2013 1:18PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira bashes Chael Sonnen, wants rematch with Shogun Rua
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was set to rematch Shogun Rua on June 15, but he was pulled out of UFC 161 with a back injury. Slowly returning to training, he eyes the winner of the main event for next Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 26, as he predicts Shogun’s victory in devastating fashion over Chael Sonnen.
Submitted Aug 10, 2013 1:09PM by prophecy033 - 7 comments
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Ryan Jimmo vs. Jimi Manuwa added to UFC Fight Night 30
A light heavyweight matchup that should provide fireworks is on tap for UFC Fight Night 30. Jimi Manuwa (13-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Ryan Jimmo (18-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) are the latest additions to the card, which takes place Oct. 26 at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. It's unknown whether the fight, which was first reported by MMAFighting.com, will serve on the Facebook-streamed preliminary-card or the FOX Sports 2-televised main card.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 9:29PM by Budgellism - 12 comments
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Kenny Robertson out, Elias Silverio in vs. Joao Zeferino at UFC Fight Night 28
Welterweight Kenny Robertson has been forced to withdraw from UFC Fight Night 28 and Elias Silverio has been tapped to meet Joao Zeferino on the event's preliminary card on Sept. 4 in Brazil.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 8:03PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC 163 drug tests come back clean
Drug tests at UFC 163 came back clean, according to the Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA), which oversaw the event.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 2:21PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Nelson vs. Mein added to UFC Fight Night in Manchester
Two likely main card fights have been added to UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Munoz, including the return of Icelandic welterweight prospect Gunnar Nelson.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 2:19PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Cat Zingano expects to be cleared to return to fighting in February
Undefeated UFC women's bantamweight contender "Alpha" Cat Zingano expects to return to the octagon in six months.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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John Lineker vs. Phil Harris set for October's UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester
Fresh off his third straight UFC victory, John Lineker has his next flyweight test in front of him, and it's one he already had been preparing for.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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NSAC to present Brian Bowles' UFC 160 complaint uncontested at next meeting
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is proceeding with a disciplinary complaint against bantamweight Brian Bowles despite not hearing back from the fighter on his failed drug test.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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