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UFC News - Page 27

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UFC on FOX 15's Cub Swanson not ruling out eventual move to lightweight
(mmajunkie.com)
It’s a difficult task for UFC matchmakers to determine who’s left for Cub Swanson to fight after the featherweight’s many years in the now-defunct WEC and UFC.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Alan Omer vs. Mike Wilkinson added to UFC Fight Night 69 in Germany
(mmajunkie.com)
A featherweight bout between Alan Omer (18-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Mike Wilkinson (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 69 in Germany.
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
New official UFC 186 lineup set following Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's removal
(mmajunkie.com)
Like so many other UFC cards in the past few years, UFC 186 has taken its fair share of hits. UFC 186 takes place April 25 at Bell Centre in Montreal. The five-fight main card airs on pay-per-view following a four-fight prelim broadcast on FOX Sports 1 and three prelims on UFC Fight Pass. It is the UFC’s first visit to Montreal since UFC 158 in March 2013. MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi – for flyweight title Michael Bisping vs. C.B. Dollaway Steve Bosse vs. Fabio Maldonado Shane Campbell vs. John Makdessi Thomas Almeida vs. Yves Jabouin PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) Patrick Cote vs. Joe Riggs Alexis Davis vs. Sarah Kaufman Bryan Barberena vs. Chad Laprise Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. David Michaud PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET) Chris Clements vs. Nordine Taleb Valerie Letourneau vs. Jessica Rakoczy Aisling Daly vs. Randa Markos
Submitted Apr 14, 2015 7:25AM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, UFC
 
Scott Jorgensen returns to 135, meets Manny Gamburyan at UFC Fight Night 72
(mmajunkie.com)
After a 1-3 run in the UFC’s flyweight division, Scott Jorgensen is heading back north to bantamweight. Jorgensen (15-10 MMA, 4-6 UFC) has booked a fight in his former division against Manny Gamburyan (14-8 MMA, 5-6 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 72 in July. UFC officials announced the new contest today. UFC Fight Night 72 takes place July 15 at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. While full broadcast plans have not been announced, the main card is likely to air on FOX Sports 1. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 13, 2015 9:41AM by Wez - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC rankings: Fighters facing extended disciplinary suspensions no longer eligible for Top 15
(mmamania.com)
Not only will disciplinary suspensions keep penalized fighters out of action for an extended period of time, but soon it will also keep them from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings, too. Take note, Mr. Silva. That's according to the Fight Metric team, who informed all members of the voting panel that moving forward, fighters who have been handed down suspensions of nine months or longer for their transgressions -- like Hector Lombard -- will no longer be allowed to be part in the official rankings.
Submitted Apr 12, 2015 2:16PM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jimi Manuwa fought through torn meniscus at UFC Fight Night 64, anticipates surgery
(mmajunkie.com)
KRAKOW, Poland – UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa was nearly kept from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 64 by a bad knee injury that prevented him from sparring one month prior to his co-headliner opposite Jan Blachowicz.
Submitted Apr 12, 2015 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 64 bonuses: 'Cro Cop' and Gonzaga among four scoring $50,000
(mmajunkie.com)
KRAKOW, Poland – Mirko Filipovic, Gabriel Gonzaga, Leon Edwards and Maryna Moroz each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 64 event. Edwards and Moroz won “Performance of the Night” bonuses, while the main event bout between Filipovic and Gonzaga earned “Fight of the Night” honors.
Submitted Apr 11, 2015 8:30PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Camozzi returns to the UFC, fights 'Jacare' Souza at UFC on FOX 15
(mmafighting.com)
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza will fight at UFC on FOX 15 after all. The UFC announced Saturday that veteran middleweight Chris Camozzi has re-signed with the promotion and will rematch Souza on just seven days' notice at the April 18 event. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 11, 2015 4:15PM by Wez - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Manager: 'Jacare' wants Michael Bisping to replace injured Yoel Romero in Newark
(mmafighting.com)
IRVINE, Calif. -- Yoel Romero might be out, but Ronaldo Souza still wants to fight at UFC on FOX 15 on April 18 in Newark. And 'Jacare' has an opponent in mind, too.
Submitted Apr 11, 2015 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 189 Update: Cody Garbrandt-Enrique Briones Bantamweight Bout Set for July 11
(sherdog.com)
Cody Garbrandt-Enrique Briones Bantamweight Bout Set for July 11.
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 8:40PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
‘Rampage’ Jackson No Longer Out of UFC 186; Bout with Fabio Maldanado back on
(sherdog.com)
‘Rampage’ Jackson Officially Out of UFC 186; Fabio Maldonado to Face Steve Bosse.
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 8:37PM by FastKnockout - 30 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Yoel Romero injured, out of UFC on FOX 15 bout opposite Jacare Souza
(mmafighting.com)
For the second time in as many attempts, the scheduled bout between UFC middleweights Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza has fallen through. While the fight was delayed the first time due to an illness suffered by Jacare in January of this year, this time it's Romero's turn. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 8:37PM by Wez - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jedrzejczyk: I'm going to stay champion for a long time
(mixedmartialarts.com)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk put on a dominating performance to take the UFC Women's Strawweight title and now wants to be the champion for a long time: "I'm going to stay at 115," Jedrzejczyk said. "In the future, if they're going to make a new division for 125, then I'm going to move and I'm going to be champion again. And then I will think about 135, but we will see."
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 8:13PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Faber rips McGregor: He gives up
(mixedmartialarts.com)
For his next fight, Urijah Faber is returning to the featherweight division and a win over Frankie Edgar could put him right back in title content. Faber recently joined 'The Fighter and The Kid' podcast and talked about he feels he matches up with some of the divisions best, including outspoken Conor McGregor: "I wouldn't mind fighting Conor. I'll tell you what - he's got something that a lot of guys don't have. Something a guy like me doesn't have, a guy like Chad Mendes doesn't have, a guy like Frankie Edgar has, and that's the instincts and willingness to give up when he's about to get knee barred. I wouldn't give up. Come on...His knee was in danger of having some pain inflicted on it and he was like, 'I'm out.'"
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 8:11PM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 64 weigh-in results: Big men Filipovic (232), Gonzaga (255) on mark
(mmajunkie.com)
KRAKOW, Poland – MMAjunkie was on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC Fight Night 64 weigh-ins, where all but one competitor successfully made weight.
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Scott Askham vs. Antonio dos Santos Jr. added to UFC Fight Night 69 in Germany
(mmajunkie.com)
A middleweight bout between Scott Askham (12-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Antonio dos Santos Jr. (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s UFC Fight Night 69 lineup in Germany.
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 11:42AM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Lisa Ellis replaces Seo Hee Ham, meets Bec Rawlings at UFC Fight Night 65
(mmajunkie.com)
An injury has forced Seo Hee Ham (15-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC) off next month’s UFC Fight Night 65 card, and her planned opponent, Bec Rawlings (5-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC), now meets a rival from “The Ultimate Fighter 20?: Lisa Ellis (15-9 MMA, 0-1 UFC).
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 11:37AM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rafael Cordeiro on training Shogun again: 'I'll do my best to bring back his old self'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Mauricio Shogun will spend his next camp with old friend and coach, Rafael Cordeiro at Kings MMA. Cordeiro believes Rua is still young and only needs proper motivation to return to his old self.
Submitted Apr 10, 2015 11:34AM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFN 62’s Jorge Oliveira tests positive for stanozolol, suspended for one year
(mmafighting.com)
The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced earlier this week that all fighters who competed at the UFC Fight Night 62 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21, tested clean for banned substances. However, that’s not the case. According to CABMMA, "a communication error was identified by the Executive Committee when issuing the drug test results" due to "a misinterpretation of the partial report sent by the UCLA Olympic Analytical Lab (WADA Accredited Lab), where tests were analyzed and results confirmed."
Submitted Apr 9, 2015 1:31PM by Wez - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Griffin, Bonnar reminisce 10 years after classic
(mmafighting.com)
Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar came on The MMA Hour to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the most important fight in UFC history.
Submitted Apr 9, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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