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Sean Spencer vs. Yuri Villefort added to UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 in Brazil
A welterweight contest between two fighters looking for their first UFC win is the latest addition to September's UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 event, as Sean Spencer meets Yuri Villefort.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 5:49PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Gaming board shoots down rumored $1M bet on Weidman
A rumor of a suspicious bet that has proliferated since the hours after Anderson Silva's knockout loss has been shot down by the agency tasked with investigating gaming activity in Las Vegas.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 5:47PM by prophecy033 - 5 comments
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Daron Cruickshank replaces Spencer Fisher, meets Yves Edwards at UFC on FOX 8
"The Ultimate Fighter 15" cast member Daron Cruickshank (12-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has stepped in to replace and injured Spencer Fisher (24-9 MMA, 9-8 UFC) and now meets Yves Edwards (42-19-1 MMA, 10-7 UFC) at this month's UFC on FOX 8 event. UFC officials today announced the new booking, the fourth injury-related switch of the day on the FOX-broadcast event.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 5:45PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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Josh Thomson And Anthony Pettis Bicker On Twitter
Things are starting to get heated between Josh Thomson and Anthony Pettis. Thomson tweeted that he was hoping to get a fight against Pettis after speaking with UFC President Dana White, the two then agreed to fight via Twitter. Pettis would go on state in an interview with MMAFighting that he would fight Thomson “even though no one knows who he is.” Seems as though Thomson took offence.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 2:35PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Bobby Green injured, Tim Means vs. Danny Castillo set for UFC on Fox 8
(duplicate please delete) Today's third change to this month's UFC on FOX 8 event sees a shake-up in a lightweight fight, as Tim Means replaces an injured Bobby Green and now meets Danny Castillo.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 1:49PM by Card - 3 comments
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3rd Injury in One Day for the UFC on FOX 8 Card. Green out, Means in against Castillo
Mitrione out Bahadurzada out Now Greens UFC Tonight ?@UFCTonight 10m #BREAKING: We've got another injury on our hands. @BobbyKGreen is out of his FOX 8 fight. @MeansTim will step in to fight @lastcall155
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 1:44PM by jjeans - 7 comments
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Siyar Bahadurzada injured, Lawler vs. Voelker set for UFC on FOX 8
UFC Tonight ?@UFCTonight 16m #BREAKING: FOX 8 main card WW fighter @SiyarTheGreat is injured. @MMA_Voelker will step in to fight @Ruthless_RL on July 27th in Seattle.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 1:27PM by Card - 10 comments
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UFC veteran Brian Stann announces his retirement from MMA
Longtime middleweight and light heavyweight Brian Stann has announced his retirement from MMA today.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
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Mitch Gagnon vs. Dustin Kimura added to September's UFC 165 event
A bantamweight matchup between top Canadian prospect Mitch Gagnon and undefeated American Dustin Kimura has been added to September's UFC 165 event.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Nick Diaz pays final installment of UFC 143 fine, CSAC awaits WAR MMA paperwork
Nick Diaz is settled up with the Nevada State Athletic Commission but still owes California following his first venture as an MMA promoter. Diaz recently paid $19,500 to the NSAC in the third and final installment of a $79,500 bill owed to the commission for his second marijuana suspension, NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer wrote in an email to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). However, he has yet to submit a final report and pay taxes to the California State Athletic Commission for War MMA, which took place June 22 in his home town of Stockton, Calif...
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 10:33AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous, MMA Personalities, Other MMA Organizations, UFC
Chael Sonnen Says His UFC 159 Fight with Jon Jones Was Stopped Early
UFC fighter Chael Sonnen says his UFC 159 fight with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was stopped early.
Submitted Jul 11, 2013 12:10AM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
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Matt Mitrione injured, Mitrione vs. Schaub off UFC on FOX 8 card
The heavyweight fight, which was scheduled to take place July 27 at UFC on FOX 8, has been pulled from the card after Mitrione suffered an injury in training, according to sources close to the fight. The same sources indicated that the UFC was leaning towards re-booking the fight on a later card, and as a result, they decided to pull Schaub from the event in Seattle altogether.
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 10:36PM by Card - 10 comments
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Tito Ortiz Comeback??
Tito is dropping some hints.... For example, from Twitter: Fighting is starting to sound fun again. ??????#Peopleschamp #comeback #Positive body is almost healed. @Punishment99 @ufc @Viacom @MTV @espn
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 8:14PM by tallica62 - 12 comments
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Chael Sonnen says contract expired, offers list of demands for new UFC deal
We've heard this bit from Chael Sonnen (27-13-1 MMA, 6-6 UFC) before, but if the self-proclaimed "Gangster from West Linn, Oregon" is to be believed, he's waiting to sign a new contract before his headlining bout with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua – and he's apparently got a list of demands in hand. "My contract with the UFC has expired," Sonnen said during fan-driven Q&A session at this past weekend's UFC Fan Expo. "So I went to Dana White, and I went to him with a list of my demands because he's getting my contract together. He thought this was a gag, but I was being serious because it's not all about money with me."
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 8:03PM by grappler0000 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
After knockout win at UFC 162, Mike Pierce targets Jake Shields
Mike Pierce said he drew motivation from a meeting at UFC 162 where fighters were told they should wow fans if they wanted to be paid and placed better in the promotion. He believes he did just that at UFC 162 and now wants to do it again.
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 8:01PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Andy Ogle out, Conor McGregor fights Max Holloway at UFC on Fox Sports 1 in Boston
Another change has been made to the UFC's debut card on Fox Sports 1, as featherweight Conor McGregor now fights Max Holloway on August 17th.
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 8:00PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Pettis vs Thomson?
Anthony Pettis was supposed to be dropping to featherweight to challenge champion Jose Aldo for his title, but an injury put a stop to that. It appears now that Pettis will be staying at lightweight, and his next bout could come against former Strikeforce champ Josh Thomson. The two men traded tweets hinting at the bout:
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 3:10PM by mk1630 - 11 comments
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Liddell: 'Don't complain to me about fighter pay'
Chuck Liddell talks about his job and the recent complaints of low pay from current UFC fighters.
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 2:33PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
Anderson Silva already 2-to-1 favorite over Chris Weidman in potential rematch
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva already is a 2-to-1 favorite over the man who just took his title, Chris Weidman, should a potential rematch happen.
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
Anderson Silva wants to rematch Chris Weidman in February 2014
In the post-fight interview following his first ever UFC loss Anderson Silva said he wasn't looking to redeem himself against the man who took his belt. Only a few days later, it looks like he's changed his mind.
Submitted Jul 10, 2013 2:56AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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