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White: No Hunt/Bigfoot immediate rematch 75
According to UFC president Dana White, you won't be seeing a rematch of the epic UFC Fight Night 33 main event anytime soon.
Submitted Dec 11, 2013 6:41PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC scoops up another three fighters, including prospects Tumenov and Lee
The UFC is scooping up more Russians, including the highly touted prospect Albert Tumenov. They've also grabbed one of the top lightweight prospects on the American scene in Kevin Lee.
Submitted Dec 11, 2013 6:40PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Holly Holm discusses UFC, contract demands and Ronda Rousey
Former boxing champ and undefeated MMA fighter Holly Holm won’t consider her cage career a failure if she doesn’t make it to the UFC.
Submitted Dec 11, 2013 3:16PM by Webbie - 4 comments
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UFC Headed to Quebec City for April 16 Event
Quebec City, Quebec will be the latest city in Canada to hold a UFC event as it will host The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale on April 16, 2014, according to a UFC source. The Quebec capital will join Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver as the sixth Canadian city to host a UFC card. This event will be the culmination of the TUF Nations series which starts on January 15th. As usual, the Finale will feature the finalists from the series of fights on the TV series. The Quebec City card will have the TUF Nations Middleweight and Lightweight finalists. The card will be televised by Fox Sports 1 and Sportsnet.
Submitted Dec 11, 2013 11:45AM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
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Myles Jury Promoted to BJJ Black Belt
Unbeaten as a pro, a stint that includes four UFC victories, top lightweight prospect Myles Jury added another accolade to his trophy case when he was awarded his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. "Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was my first love and passion in martial arts," said the 25-year-old Jury. "My goal has been to become a elite level black belt, so accomplishing that is an amazing feeling and honor to represent the skills taught by Professor Don Richard and Master Caique. The sky is the limit and this opens the door to a lot more goals that I now have."
Submitted Dec 11, 2013 11:39AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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Dana says GSP presser is 'just a mall opening'
UFC president Dana White says that Georges St-Pierre's much hyped press event this Friday is nothing but a mall opening although he admits GSP "might have something to say."
Submitted Dec 11, 2013 10:33AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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T.J. Waldburger vs. Mike Pyle joins UFC 170 lineup
After a four-fight winning streak came to an end at the hands of surging contender Matt Brown, Mike Pyle looks to get back on track at UFC 170.
Submitted Dec 11, 2013 10:31AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Junior dos Santos: Travis Browne or Josh Barnett UFC fight possibly up next
Junior dos Santos won't have a shortage of potential opponents once he returns to the Octagon; however, "Cigano" has a feeling he'll next fight either Travis Browne or Josh Barnett, the two men who will collide at UFC 168 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 28, 2013.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 11:37PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Ryan Bader to Undergo Surgery on Friday for Broken Hand
UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader will undergo surgery on Friday to repair a broken right hand suffered in his UFC Fight Night 33 unanimous decision win over Anthony Perosh.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Holly Holm wants 'six figures' to fight with Ronda Rousey
Holly Holm's manager and promoter Lenny Fresquez stood up with Sherdog, and discussed what their team wants with the UFC. Holm, 32, is wildy popular in her home state of New Mexico, and has won women's boxing world title 18 times. She is 6-0 in MMA, the same record UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had when she entered the UFC.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 5:47PM by Webbie - 28 comments
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UFC European Tour in London adds Gunnar Nelson-Omari Akhmedov
March’s UFC European Tour in London event has two new additions, including the long-awaited return of unbeaten Gunnar Nelson.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 5:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Brad Pickett heads to flyweight, meets Ian McCall at UFC European Tour in London
Former bantamweight contender Brad Pickett (23-8 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is headed to flyweight for an early 2014 meeting with Ian McCall (12-4-1 MMA, 1-2-1 UFC).
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 4:27PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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UFC Fight Night 33 ratings down from TUF 18 Finale
The recent UFC Fight Night 33 event drew average ratings, but they were well down from the last event.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 3:39PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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John McCarthy draws main event assignment at UFC on FOX 9
Veteran referee John McCarthy will oversee Saturday’s flyweight title bout between champion Demetrious Johnson (18-2-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) and Joseph Benavidez (19-3 MMA, 6-1 UFC) at UFC on FOX 9.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 3:37PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Lightweights John Makdessi and Alan Patrick meet at UFC 169 in February
A lightweight matchup between Canadian knockout artist John Makdessi (12-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and undefeated Brazilian prospect Alan Patrick (11-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will take place at UFC 169.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 2:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC Officials Confirm All UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Munoz Drug Test Results Clean
It has been six weeks since UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Munoz took place at Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England, but we now know the drug test results for the Oct. 26 event.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 1:02PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC champ to hold press conference on Friday in Quebec to announce future plans
We only have a few days left of speculation, fight fans, so we might as well go for broke. Is this the end of Georges St-Pierre's mixed martial arts (MMA) career, or a new beginning?
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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MMA community remembers UFC, Strikeforce veteran Shane Del Rosario
Despite tragically passing away at just 30 years old, Shane del Rosario had time to make an impact on those around him, as was evidenced by the outpouring of support following the UFC and Strikeforce veteran’s unexpected death.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Takedown: The DNA of GSP (Documentay)
Take a look at the human being behind the legend. What separates the merely skilled from the true champion? And the true champion from the living legend? Find the answers in this intimate portrait of an athlete who fought his way from poverty to the top of the world. Looks like this will be out sometime in 2014.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 11:01AM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
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UFC Fight Night 36 will feature the return of Erick Silva against Nate Loughran
UFC Fight Night 36 will feature the return of Erick Silva against Nate Loughran in Jaragua do Sul on Feb. 15. Silva (14-4, 1 no-contest), who has fought five of his six UFC bouts in his native country, looks to get back in the win column after suffering a second-round knockout loss to Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 29. Loughran (11-1) returns to the UFC after back-to-back wins since he left the promotion. Loughran went 1-1 inside the Octagon back in 2008 with his loss being a TKO due to injury against Tim Credeur. He picked up a decision win after four years away from MMA in March 2012.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 10:47AM by JLS1980 - 4 comments
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