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UFC News - Page 278

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Rousimar Palhares camp denies malice, says loss of bonus is enough punishment
(mmajunkie.com)
BARUERI, Brazil – Rousimar Palhares' manager, Alex Davis, doesn't believe his client has ever intentionally injured another human being. That said, he is expecting further sanctions following Palhares' controversial win over Mike Pierce, and he admits the powerful submission ace needs to adjust his approach to fighting.
Submitted Oct 10, 2013 12:06PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dong Hyun Kim calls KO of Erick Silva 'luck,' apologizes for fence grab
(mmajunkie.com)
BARUERI, Brazil – Don't think Korean welterweight Dong Hyun Kim planned to stop Erick Silva in the way he did at UFC Fight Night 29. The out-of-nowhere knockout he earned came by surprise.
Submitted Oct 10, 2013 12:05PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Despite late fight scratch, Hacran Dias awarded 'show' money
(mmajunkie.com)
BARUERI, Brazil – While Rousimar Palhares is likely complaining about the $50,00 he didn't receive at UFC Fight Night 29, at least one fighter is probably at least moderately happy about the money he did.
Submitted Oct 10, 2013 12:04PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Fabio Maldonado calls out Chael Sonnen, James Te Huna after UFC Fight Night 29
(mmajunkie.com)
BARUERI, Brazil – Although a knee injury hampered his training for a fight against Joey Beltran at UFC Fight Night 29, Fabio Maldonado was in good spirits following a split call. Good enough spirits, that is, to make a few requests about his next bout. And Maldonado thought none other than Chael Sonnen would make a good opponent for his next UFC appearance.
Submitted Oct 10, 2013 12:03PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nicholas Musoke meets Alessio Sakara at UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC newcomer and Swedish middleweight Nicholas Musoke has replaced injured Magnus Cedenblad and now meets Alessio Sakara later this month at UFC Fight Night 30.
Submitted Oct 10, 2013 12:01PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thiago Silva reflects on his performance and his weight cut
(mmafighting.com)
"I think it was a bad fight, I had a bad weight cut which was my own fault. I disappointed the UFC, but I’ll make up for it. I had many chances to knock him out, but I gassed out. It was a bad fight even though I won. He takes punches well, but I feel I could have finished it and just didn’t have the energy. I am not pleased at all," Silva said after the fight.
Submitted Oct 10, 2013 8:54AM by jjeans - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mike Pierce's trainer says Brazilian commission will review stoppage after Rousimar Palhares submission
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following the controversial end to their fight, Mike Pierce's trainer claims that the CABMMA will review the submission stoppage to determine if Palhares acted out of line as he held the heel hook.
Submitted Oct 10, 2013 3:32AM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 29 bonuses: Palhares snubbed for sub award
(mmajunkie.com)
Dong Hyun Kim,Raphael Assuncao and T.J. Dillashaw each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 29 event. But Rousimar Palhares watched $50,000 walk away "due to unsportsmanlike conduct."
Submitted Oct 9, 2013 11:46PM by prophecy033 - 32 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mitch Gagnon vs. Alex Caceres joins UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia
(mmajunkie.com)
An intriguing bantamweight bout is headed down under as Mitch Gagnon and Alex Caceres have agreed to fight in December.
Submitted Oct 9, 2013 12:27PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC European Tour launches in March, London plays host
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC's overseas shows will have a little more consistency following the organization's announcement of the UFC European Tour, which is scheduled to launch in early 2014.
Submitted Oct 9, 2013 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
THQ sues Zuffa LLC and EA over UFC video game
(bloodyelbow.com)
With the release of EA's new UFC video game only months away, THQ has sued both companies for suspected under handed dealings in negotiations.
Submitted Oct 9, 2013 12:25AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 29 Weigh Ins
(mmamania.com)
Main Event: 170 lbs.: Demian Maia (171) vs. Jake Shields (171) FOX Sports 1 Main Card (7 p.m. ET): 170 lbs.: Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Erick Silva (170) 205 lbs.: Matt Hamill (205) vs. Thiago Silva (208)* 205 lbs.: Joey Beltran (205) vs. Fabio Maldonado (204) 170 lbs.: Mike Pierce (171) vs. Rousimar Palhares (171) 135 lbs.: T.J. Dillashaw (136) vs. Raphael Assuncao (135) FOX Sports 1 Prelims (5 p.m. ET): 170 lbs.: Ildemar Alcantara (171) vs. Igor Araujo (171) 170 lbs.: Yan Cabral (170) vs. David Mitchell (171) 125 lbs.: Chris Cariaso (125) vs. Iliarde Santos (126) 155 lbs.: Allan Patrick (155) vs. Garett Whiteley (156)
Submitted Oct 8, 2013 6:57PM by kopower - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Stefan Struve's heart condition improves, still determined to return to UFC
(mmafighting.com)
In August, news broke that UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve had been diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve and an enlarged heart. Initially, there was some fear that the condition might prematurely end the 25-year-old's promising MMA career. After a brief stint in the hospital, Struve's doctors suggested he take medication for two months and then visit with them again in early October to decide the next course of action. Struve met with his doctors last Wednesday. His manager Lex McMahon has since provided MMAFighting.com with a promising update on Struve's condition: "Stefan Struve recently had a follow-up visit with his doctors to determine the efficacy of the treatment protocol he had been prescribed. During his visit, the doctors informed Stefan that the leakage back into his heart has been greatly reduced.
Submitted Oct 8, 2013 6:54PM by kopower - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Paul "Semtex" Daley Returns at BAMMA 14
(mmafighting.com)
Ariel Helwani broke the news earlier that Paul "Semtex" Daley will return at BAMMA 14 in Birmingham, UK to face Blackzillian Romario Manoel "Junior Killer" da Silva.
Submitted Oct 8, 2013 6:01PM by snakeplissken - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, MMA Personalities, General MMA, UFC
 
Julie Kedzie meets Aleksandra Albu at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC's fifth trip to Australia will boast its first women's fight Down Under, though it's an unusual pairing. Bantamweights Julie Kedzie and Aleksandra Albu will meet at UFC Fight Night 33.
Submitted Oct 8, 2013 5:44PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tom Niinimaki vs. Rani Yahya featherweight fight headed to TUF 18 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
Another UFC newcomer has found his way onto the promotion's TUF 18 Finale in November. Tom Niinimaki, of Finland, has signed with the promotion and will meet Rani Yahya on the card.
Submitted Oct 8, 2013 2:45PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Newcomers Alex Garcia, Andreas Stahl set to meet at UFC Fight Night 33
(mmajunkie.com)
A pair of UFC newcomers from Sweden and Canada will make their promotional debuts in Australia. Andreas Stahl will meet Alex Garcia in a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night 33 in December.
Submitted Oct 8, 2013 11:14AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir Ponders Retirement Ahead Of Alistair Overeem Fight
(sports.yahoo.com)
Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is usually too cocksure to even publicly consider a fight not going his way but on Monday he broached the topic of the big ‘R’ – Retirement. Mir has lost three straight fights and is next scheduled to fight Alistair Overeem at UFC 169 in February on Super Bowl weekend.
Submitted Oct 8, 2013 8:38AM by JLS1980 - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Georges St-Pierre Headling UFC 167 Bout Brings Promotion Back to the Big Screen
(mmaweekly.com)
The UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:00 p.m. PT as NCM Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks to the big screen.
Submitted Oct 7, 2013 6:54PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC signs Andre Fili to meet Jeremy Larsen at UFC 166 in Houston
(mmajunkie.com)
Following Charles Oliveira's removal from the card with an injury, the UFC has a replacement for Jeremy Larsen. The promotion has signed Andre Fili, who now will meet Larsen at UFC 166.
Submitted Oct 7, 2013 6:52PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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