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Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor slated for UFC Fight Night 36
a lightweight bout between joe proctor (8-2 mma, 1-1 ufc) and cristiano marcello (13-5 mma, 1-2 ufc) is the latest addition to february’s ufc fight night 36 event.
A lightweight bout between Joe Proctor (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Cristiano Marcello (13-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is the latest addition to February’s UFC Fight Night 36 event.
Submitted Nov 26, 2013 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Rory MacDonald: 'I needed to lose'
The Rory MacDonald of 2013 is a very different specimen from the youngster who ran roughshod over the welterweight division throughout his first few years inside the UFC. His ferocity replaced by a measured sense of restraint, MacDonald finally fell victim to his own evolution at UFC 167, where he lost a bruising split decision to Robbie Lawler. Though however damaging it may have been, the loss could ultimately wind up being the best thing for the 24-year-old. "I needed it," a candid MacDonald admitted on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour...
Submitted Nov 26, 2013 8:20AM by grappler0000 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua Considering a Move to Middleweight Following UFC Fight Night 33
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will consider a move to middleweight following his fight with James Te Huna at UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane, Australia, on Dec. 7 (Dec. 6 in the U.S.). The 31-year-old Brazilian is likely to follow the lead of countryman Lyoto Machida and drop to 185 pounds after losses in four of his last six UFC fights...
Submitted Nov 26, 2013 8:16AM by grappler0000 - 12 comments
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Matt Grice injury update: UFC featherweight returns home after undergoing brain surgery, expected to make full recovery
Following a horrific car accident on Sept. 8, 2013, UFC Featherweight Matt Grice recently returned home to be with his family after being hospitalized for nearly two months and undergoing emergency brain surgery.
Submitted Nov 26, 2013 2:45AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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TUF The Smashes Alum Ben Wall Agrees to Face Alex Garcia at UFC Fight Night 33
With less than two weeks until fight time, the UFC has called on The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes alum Ben Wall to help keep a fight on the card.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 9:20PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Pascal Krauss vs. Adam Khaliev joins UFC on FOX 10 lineup
Welterweight Pascal Krauss (11-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will welcome the UFC’s latest Chechen standout to the octagon at UFC on FOX 10.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 8:39PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Saturday’s TUF 18 Finale to feature all female cast members except Baszler and Moras
Only two of the eight female cast members from “The Ultimate Fighter 18? won’t compete at Saturday’s live finale.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 7:01PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Kennedy: Zahabi made GSP dull, not Greg Jackson
The UFC Middleweight and Greg Jackson student says his coach isn't the reason Georges St-Pierre has gotten boring. He says it's Firas Zahabi and he's doing it to Rory MacDonald too.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 1:58PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Nate Diaz: I Beat (Gray Maynard), I’m Gonna Hunt Down Pettis and Thomson and Take Them Out
Nate Diaz believes that he'll defeat Gray Maynard at the TUF 18 Finale, then it's time to "hunt down Pettis and Thomson's ass," and capture the UFC lightweight belt.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 1:54PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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TUF 18 Finale adds Team Rousey teammates Jessamyn Duke vs. Peggy Morgan
The first bout between eliminated “The Ultimate Fighter 18? cast members has been added to the live finale, as Team Rousey fighters Jessamyn Duke vs. Peggy Morgan square off at the event.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 1:49PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Big plans for ‘Bigslow’ as Luke Barnatt eyes ‘TUF’ coaching gig, potential London slot
As Luke Barnatt tells it, even those closest to him didn’t necessarily like his chances against Andrew Craig. But after a one-sided beatdown in the October bout, “Bigslow” is eyeing big opportunities.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 1:48PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira wants Roy Nelson in UFC return
The former UFC and Pride HW champ plans to come back in 2014 and he's got his eyes on the man they call Big Country.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 1:46PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC signs Team Quest Thailand fighter Glenn Sparv, more fighters rumored for upcoming Asia cards
With two cards planned for Southeast Asia in early next year, the UFC is splashing out for new fighters to make their debut.
Submitted Nov 25, 2013 12:04AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 35 adds Amagov vs. High, Houston vs. Smith, Edwards vs. Nijem
The UFC’s January return to Georgia was given three new fights with welterweights Adlan Amagov vs. Jason High, middleweights Brian Houston vs. Trevor Smith and lightweights Justin Edwards vs. Ramsey Nijem. UFC officials recently announced the bookings, which take place at UFC Fight Night 35 on Jan. 15 at Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. The night’s main card airs on FOX Sports 1 following prelims that stream on MMAjunkie.com. Official placement for the bouts was not revealed. With the additions to the card, UFC Fight Night 35 now includes: Constantinos Philippou vs. Luke Rockhold Cole Miller vs. Sam Sicilia T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton Ovince St. Preux vs. opponent TBA Lorenz Larkin vs. Brad Tavares Adlan Amagov vs. Jason High Brian Houston vs. Trevor Smith Justin Edwards vs. Ramsey Nijem
Submitted Nov 24, 2013 11:50PM by Budgellism - 7 comments
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Jon Jones says his division is ‘healthy,’ but targeting Cain Velasquez fight
Of the UFC’s nine current weight classes, the light heavyweight division is arguably the most lacking when it comes to rising prospects and legitimate title contenders.
Submitted Nov 24, 2013 7:21PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Belfort: I'll fight for the belt in Brazil
The controversial UFC Middleweight expects to face the winner of UFC 168's Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva title fight rematch in a Brazilian stadium sometime in 2014.
Submitted Nov 24, 2013 7:20PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Cole Miller's appeal of loss to Manvel Gamburyan at UFC Fight Night 26 is denied
The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission has denied Cole Miller's appeal of his UFC Fight Night 26 loss to Manny Gamburyan. Miller is not pleased.
Submitted Nov 24, 2013 12:21PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Brandon Thatch taking time off to heal, retool fighting style
It happened quickly, that Brandon Thatch took the UFC’s welterweight division by storm. With first-round stoppage wins in his first two fights with the promotion, including a “Knockout of the Night” win in his debut, the Coloradan is admittedly still soaking in all the buzz from his fast start – which includes eight straight wins before signing with the UFC. But now Thatch (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is ready to sit back for a moment, nurse up and come back healthier – and, he hopes, even better...
Submitted Nov 24, 2013 9:41AM by grappler0000 - 6 comments
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones details intentions to retire by 30
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was entirely serious when he recently stated his desire to leave the sport of MMA behind by 30 years old. Jones (19-1 MMA, 13-1 UFC), 26, believes he will be able to accomplish all of his career goals within the next four years, at which point he will make his exit from active competition.
Submitted Nov 23, 2013 10:12PM by JLS1980 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
John Lineker cut 11 pounds in one week with Dolce Diet
John Lineker could have earned a shot at the flyweight title with his fourth consecutive victory inside the Octagon, but the fact that he missed weight in three of his five UFC fights played against him. Lineker scored three knockouts in a row in 2013, the last one over Phil Harris at UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester, England, and he guarantees you won’t see him miss weight anymore.
Submitted Nov 23, 2013 6:36PM by JLS1980 - 4 comments
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