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UFC Fight Night 35 main card set with six bouts for promotion’s Georgia return
The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 35 card, the promotion’s return to Georgia for the first time in nearly two years.
Submitted Dec 31, 2013 12:16PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Bantamweights Bryan Caraway vs. Lucas Martins added to UFC 170 in Vegas
A bantamweight bout between Bryan Caraway (18-6 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Lucas Martins (14-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to February’s quickly filling UFC 170 event.
Submitted Dec 31, 2013 12:12PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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February’s UFC 170 in Las Vegas adds Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye
The UFC’s February card in Las Vegas will have a second big women’s bout on the bill.
Submitted Dec 30, 2013 9:43PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC 168 injuries and medical suspensions: Anderson Silva benched six months after shattering shankbone
Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear (besides the obvious) following the carnage at UFC 168: "Weidman vs. Silva 2" this past weekend in "Sin City."
Submitted Dec 30, 2013 3:28PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Brock Lesnar did not attend UFC 168
Despite some media hype about UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar possibly attending UFC 168 on the weekend, the current WWE superstar was nowhere to be seen.
Submitted Dec 30, 2013 3:19PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Set your alarm clocks for this week’s UFC Fight Night 34 event on UFC Fight Pass
If you’re planning to watch this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 34 event – the debut show on the UFC’s new digital network – and you’re located in North America, be sure to set your alarm clocks.
Submitted Dec 30, 2013 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Dana White on UFC 168’s Bobby Voelker: ‘He’s 0-3, and he’s not going anywhere’
Bobby Voelker hasn’t won a fight in 27 months, and he’s winless in three UFC tries. But for now, his job is secure. At Saturday’s UFC 168 event, Voelker (24-11 MMA, 0-3 UFC) fought through a leaky nose, blood-splattered eyes and a storm of fists from fellow welterweight William Macario (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) to hang on for three rounds. He suffered a lopsided decision loss via 30-27 scores, but it seemed a footnote to otherwise gritty performance.
Submitted Dec 29, 2013 8:46PM by JLS1980 - 7 comments
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Dustin Poirier says Diego Brandao threatened to stab him in the neck
Dustin Poirier wasn't happy with Diego Brandao for missing weight by a whopping seven pounds Friday for their planned featherweight fight at UFC 168 on Saturday night. But he was really steamed by what Brandao had to say to him on the way out to the weigh-ins...
Submitted Dec 29, 2013 9:53AM by grappler0000 - 14 comments
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Ronda Rousey to Make a Quick Return, Headlines UFC 170 Against Sara McMann
UFC president Dana White made that announcement at the UFC 168 post-fight press conference on Saturday night, surprising many, as he doesn’t usually announce fights that quickly. And it does make for a very quick turn-around for Ronda Rousey, coming off of her third-round armbar submission of Miesha Tate on Saturday night.
Submitted Dec 29, 2013 2:22AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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UFC Fight Pass Launches with Over 150 Live Fights Expected in 2014; Free Two-Month Trial
The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization on Saturday announced the launch of UFC Fight Pass, the new digital subscription service, which is a must-have for mixed martial arts fans.
Submitted Dec 29, 2013 2:05AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Silva to undergo immediate surgery for broken leg
Anderson Silva is to undergo surgery immediately after breaking his leg against Chris Weidman at UFC 168.
Submitted Dec 29, 2013 2:02AM by FastKnockout - 51 comments
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Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate and Travis Browne take honors
Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate wins Fight of the Night honors with Rousey also taking home Submission of the Night while Travis Browne wins Knockout of the Night for UFC 168.
Submitted Dec 29, 2013 1:59AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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UFC 169 lineup set, lightweights Green and Trujillo open PPV
The lineup is set for February’s “UFC 169: Cruz vs. Barao” event. Twelve bouts are slated for the show, which takes place Super Bowl weekend.
Submitted Dec 28, 2013 9:40AM by Webbie - 5 comments
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UFC 168 weigh-ins - Silva/Weidman, Rousey/Tate on weight
Chris Weidman now takes his turn as the hunted. Weidman checked in at 184 pounds, as he prepares to defend the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight crown against former champion Anderson Silva (185) in the UFC 168 main event on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Women’s bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey (135) and archrival Miesha Tate (135), who will duke it out for UFC gold in the co-headliner, also met their contracted weight requirements without issue at Friday’s official weigh-in. Note - Almost all fighters were on weight. Diego Brandao was 7 lbs over.
Submitted Dec 27, 2013 8:04PM by isk - 12 comments
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Anderson Silva suggests in-cage antics will remain: ‘I always have to be me’
LAS VEGAS – In victory and defeat, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva remains a mystery.
Submitted Dec 27, 2013 10:15AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Dana White on Bigfoot Silva’s Elevated Level of Testosterone: “It Destroyed Everything”
Dana White talked to the press about his disappointment in finding out that Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva tested positive after Silva and Mark Hunt‘s UFC Brisbane Fight of the Night performance. White said that Silva took another shot of testosterone after he tested in range before the fight.
Submitted Dec 27, 2013 1:23AM by FastKnockout - 24 comments
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Dana White says Cat Zingano is still the number one contender for Rousey vs. Tate winner
Who is the next title challenger for the winner of Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate? Dana White says it's still Cat Zingano.
Submitted Dec 27, 2013 1:19AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Anderson Silva says there's a 'great chance' he retires after Saturday night
Anderson Silva talks about whether Saturday night's rematch against Chris Weidman could be his last fight, whether he feels pressure going into the fight, why he isn't sporting Nike for this fight, and more...
Submitted Dec 26, 2013 10:49PM by grappler0000 - 31 comments
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UFC 168 Sold Out for Second Biggest United States Gate in UFC History
The rematch between UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva was expected to be one of the biggest mixed martial arts fights of the year, and UFC president Dana White revealed on Thursday that Saturday’s event is sold out...
Submitted Dec 26, 2013 10:31PM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
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Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC?
LAS VEGAS – With the biggest fight of the year going down on Saturday night at UFC 168, one of the UFC’s biggest draws might be cageside to view it. This week there were rumors that heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would attend Saturday night’s rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman. Exactly why Lesnar is coming to Las Vegas for the fight has become a thing of speculation, but as usual people are beginning to whisper that maybe the UFC has something up its sleeve. During Thursday’s post-press conference media scrum, UFC president Dana White was asked point blank if the UFC would take the opportunity to talk business with Lesnar. "I honestly don’t know," he said, repressing a grin like a man who just might know more than he wanted to say. "Honestly?" somebody goaded. "Honestly," White said, "I don’t know."
Submitted Dec 26, 2013 9:24PM by Shawn91111 - 23 comments
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