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Siver: George Sotiropoulos should serve as Conor McGregor's cautionary tale
Counted out and viewed as a stepping stone in his opponent’s quest for a UFC title shot? Veteran mixed martial artist Dennis Siver has been here before.
Submitted Jan 16, 2015 10:12AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Pneumonia knocks 'Jacare' Souza from UFC 184 bout vs. Yoel Romero
A highly anticipated middleweight matchup has been knocked from next month’s UFC 184 card due to pneumonia. The illness has taken Ronaldo Souza (21-3 MMA, 4-0 UFC) out of his fight against Yoel Romero (9-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC). UFC officials made the announcement Thursday night, saying the fight is expected to be rescheduled for a later date.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 10:20PM by Budgellism - 19 comments
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Hendricks-Brown, MacDonald-Lombard fights will determine next UFC welterweight contender
According to Dana White, the more impressive winner from the two biggest upcoming welterweight bouts will be facing champion Robbie Lawler in his next fight.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:33PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Ex-UFC champ Johny Hendricks fully aware Rory MacDonald could nab his title shot
The way ex-UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks sees it, it’s only fair to work his way back to another fight with Robbie Lawler, the man who took his belt.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:31PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Dennis Siver: The more McGregor focuses on pre-fight talk, the more I get to train
BOSTON – Dennis Siver has apparently found the silver lining to the lack of a spotlight heading into Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 headliner: It leaves plenty of time for last-minute preparations.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:30PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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NSAC releases CIR report for Jon Jones' five drug tests before UFC 182
The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 found no evidence that UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones used exogenous testosterone.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:28PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Daron Cruickshank vs. Beneil Dariush lightweight bout added to UFC 185 in Dallas
the lineup for the ufc’s return to dallas continues to grow with the addition of a lightweight scrap.
The lineup for the UFC’s return to Dallas continues to grow with the addition of a lightweight scrap.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:27PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC's uniform policy will be stringent
According to Bleacher Report, the UFC's new uniform policy, which goes into affect in July, won't just require fighters to wear Reebok -- corner people and others on UFC-sponsored television will.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:23PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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9 Things we've learned about the UFC/Reebok athlete outfitting policy
Yesterday, BleacherReport’s Jeremy Botter got his hands on the UFC’s new Athlete Outfitting Policy, which was sent to the managers of every fighter currently on the UFC roster. The document explains how Reebok-branded gear will be incorporated into the appearances of UFC fighters, and what will be required of the fighters and their cornermen when the Reebok uniform deal officially kicks off in July. While the Athlete Outfitting Policy provides no hard details on how much fighters will be paid, it does sketch out what the UFC/Reebok partnership will look like from a logistical standpoint. Here are a few key details we pulled from the Bleacher Report article:
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 2:22PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
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JDS undergoes successful knee and nose surgeries
Junior dos Santos fought tough battles in his past UFC fights, and underwent two surgeries on Thursday.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC 182 estimated PPV buyrate between 740-820k
Early PPV estimates suggest that UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier was a hit at the box office.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Lauzon would love to fight on same card as CM Punk
Joe Lauzon thinks that CM Punk coming into the UFC is a big positive, and he would be very interested in competing on the same card as the former pro wrestler.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Garbrandt's win was a tale of shared fulfillment
UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt and eight-year-old Maddux Maple have accomplished more together in three years than most do in a lifetime. Let's start with the fact that they helped save each other's lives.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC boss refutes mom's claim Jon Jones had one-night rehab stay for cocaine
UFC boss refutes mom's claim Jon Jones had one-night rehab stay for cocaine.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Paul Felder vs. Jim Miller, Felice Herrig vs. Paige VanZant added to April's UFC on FOX 15
A lightweight matchup of Paul Felder (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. Jim Miller (24-5 MMA, 13-4 UFC) and a women’s strawweight fight of Felice Herrig (10-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Paige VanZant are the newest additions to UFC on FOX 15.
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:44AM by JLS1980 - 6 comments
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Four days before UFC Fight Night 59, McGregor announces: 'Congratulations, Reebok'
UFC featherweight Conor McGregor is ready to lend Reebok his marketing muscle. McGregor announced today a deal with the apparel giant, tweeting, “Congratulations to @Reebok on netting the biggest signature in the game. #StayReady”
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:42AM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
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UFC on FOX 16 official for July 25 at Chicago's United Center
As the winner of Harley-Davidson’s Hometown Throwdown, Chicago’s United Center will now play host to UFC on FOX 16 on July 25. The location was announced on Wednesday’s new edition of FOX Sports 1’s “UFC Tonight.”
Submitted Jan 15, 2015 7:39AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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UFC discussing Dillashaw vs. Barao 2, Rampage vs. Maldonado for UFC 186 in Montreal
The UFC's first card in Montreal since 2013 doesn't have a main event yet, but officials are exploring the possibility of a bantamweight championship rematch as the headliner. According to Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, discussions are in place for T.J. Dillashaw to defend his bantamweight belt against Renan Barao, the man he famously took it from last May. Additionally, the return of Quinton Jackson to the UFC could start off with a showdown with noted brawler Fabio Maldonado.
Submitted Jan 14, 2015 10:48PM by JLS1980 - 6 comments
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Lightweights Ross Pearson, Sam Stout To Meet At UFC 185 In Dallas
Ross Pearson will fight Sam Stout at UFC 185 on March 14. The promotion announced the lightweight contest on Wednesday. UFC 185 takes place at American Airlines Center in Dallas and features a lightweight title clash between Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos.
Submitted Jan 14, 2015 10:43PM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
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Paige VanZant vs. Felice Herrig set for UFC on FOX 15 in New Jersey
The fight card for UFC on FOX 15 continues to fill out as a women's strawweight bout was added to the card on Wednesday as Paige VanZant will square off with Felice Herrig. The bout was announced on UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1. VanZant, 20, made her UFC debut recently, defeating Kailin Curran via third-round TKO at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson in November. Her MMA record stands at 4-1. Prior to making her debut, VanZant was originally scheduled to compete on The Ultimate Fighter season 20, but was disqualified because of her age. Contestants on the show must be 21 years of age or higher.
Submitted Jan 14, 2015 10:38PM by JLS1980 - 4 comments
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