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Raphael Assuncao meets Francisco Rivera at UFC 170 in Las Vegas
A meeting between surging bantamweights has been set for the UFC’s February card in Las Vegas.
Submitted Dec 18, 2013 3:13PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC 170 adds Stephen Thompson vs. ‘TUF’ winner Robert Whittaker
The UFC 170 lineup continues to grow with the Wednesday addition of a welterweight fight.
Submitted Dec 18, 2013 3:12PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva fails post-fight drug test, stripped of $50,000 bonus
Despite gaining approval for the use of testosterone replacement therapy, Antonio Silva still failed his post-fight drug test following a “Fight of the Year” candidate against Mark Hunt in the headliner of UFC Fight Night 33. MMAjunkie learned of the failure through multiple sources close to the event, which took place Dec. 7 at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia, and was regulated by the promotion. UFC officials have since confirmed the failed screen, which indicated an elevated testosterone level. “Silva is on a medically approved regimen of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), and had been in compliance with therapeutic guidelines on all pre-fight tests performed prior to the event,” a statement issued by a UFC rep read. “The results of his test on the day of the event indicated a level of testosterone outside of allowable limit. Silva has been informed that the elevated testosterone level is a violation of the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and his Promotional Agreement with Zuffa.”
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 8:58PM by tmas - 20 comments
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Dos Anjos Thought Khabilov Was Khabib
In a an unusual turn of events, Rafael dos Anjos reveals that he thought he had signed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170, not Rustam Khabilov, another talented Russian fighter who isn't ranked among the Top 10 Lightweights ... yet.
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 6:55PM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
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UFC’s March return to London adds Barnatt-Nilsson, Scott-da Silva
The UFC’s London return has a pair of middleweight fights added to the bill for late winter.
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 6:45PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Carlos Condit vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 171 in Dallas
Nick Diaz’s loss is Tyron Woodley‘s gain.
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 6:44PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Jessica Aguilar meets Alida Gray for belt at World Series of Fighting 8
The first women’s strawweight champion in World Series of Fighting history will be crowned on Jan. 18 as Jessica Aguilar (16-4) meets Alida Gray (4-0) for the division’s inaugural belt at World Series of Fighting 8.
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 6:42PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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UFC 169 adds Neil Magny vs. Gasan Umalatov, Rashid Magomedov vs. Tony Martin
The influx of Russian fighters to the UFC will continue on Super Bowl weekend in New Jersey.
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 2:57PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC on Fox 9 Medical Suspensions: Urijah Faber Heads Trio of Possible Six-Month Suspensions
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson retained his title on Saturday night at UFC on Fox 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez II, wielding the power that many thought a 125-pound man didn’t have in his hands. Johnson knocked out Joseph Benavidez little more than two minutes into the opening round of their fight, putting Benavidez on the UFC on Fox 9 medically suspended list. Urijah Faber – although he won his fight by submitting Michael McDonald – landed what could be six-month suspension after he injured both hands in the fight. Mac Danzig and Court McGee also face potential six-month suspensions for various concerns, while every fighter on the card received at least a mandatory seven-day rest period.
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 12:23PM by JLS1980 - 7 comments
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Signal to Noise: UFC on FOX 9's best and worst
Saturday's UFC on Fox 9 offered fight fans much to love. There were excellent fights, superb finishes by respected veterans, the showing of a dominant champion and much more. Yet, there was also a lot to dislike. Judges refused to score a beating 10-8, many fights went to a decision and the main event was rather brief. It's time to separate the good from the bad, the winners from the losers and the signal from the noise from UFC on Fox 9...
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 9:38AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
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UFC on Fox 9 milestones and footnotes
Excluding TUF Finales, UFC on Fox 9 was the first event in UFC history to feature zero fights above 170 pounds. It also came precariously close to matching UFC 161 (9 decisions, 2 finishes) for the most decision fights on a single card, but Urijah Faber and Demetrious Johnson closed out the event in style. Here are the statistical milestones and footnotes from UFC on Fox 9:
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 9:36AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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Dana White confident Georges St-Pierre will return after 'one or two' UFC welterweight title fights
During an impromptu conference call last week, Georges St-Pierre made the official decision to take a break from mixed martial arts (MMA) and vacate his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight title to take care of some personal problems that have been troubling him.
Submitted Dec 16, 2013 8:54PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Due To Low Ratings UFC Pulls ‘Primetime’ Series
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has seen its share of ratings struggles in 2013.
Submitted Dec 16, 2013 7:35PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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TUF 19 cast revealed
Here's the complete cast for season 19 of the Ultimate Fighter, which should be on the air sometime this spring.
Submitted Dec 16, 2013 4:21PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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White: No interim UFC belts when champ’s recovery timetable is set
Earlier this year, No. 1 UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum chose to wait for champion Cain Velasquez rather than accept another fight and potentially lose his spot in line.
Submitted Dec 16, 2013 4:19PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC’s Mexico debut delayed until champ Cain Velasquez is healthy
UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recently underwent surgery that will not only push back his next fight, but also the UFC’s expansion efforts in Mexico. Prior to Velasquez (13-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) going under the knife this past week to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, UFC President Dana White had announced his intention to bring the UFC to Mexico in 2014. The debut event originally was targeted for the first half of next year, but with Velasquez out for an undetermined amount of time, it may take longer than expected.
Submitted Dec 16, 2013 3:27PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
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John Lineker vs. Ali Bagautinov targeted for UFC 169
The UFC is looking for title challengers in the Flyweight division after Demetrious Johnson destroyed Joseph Benavidez last Saturday, and the winner of this reported fight is probably next in line to face Mighty Mouse. According to Russian website MMABoxing, Ali Bagautinov and John Lineker will fight on the main card of UFC 169 on February 1st in Newark, New Jersey. The UFC has yet to confirm the bout, but if it's true it is just about a title eliminator and a great match-up in the division.
Submitted Dec 16, 2013 3:22PM by JLS1980 - 7 comments
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UFC signs TUF 17 contestant Andy Enz
The UFC has picked up another man for the roster and this time it's not a lightweight or a welterweight. It's former Ultimate Fighter contestant Andy Enz.
Submitted Dec 15, 2013 9:09PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC 168 PPV Price Increase is a One-Time Deal
Not to worry, fiscally concerned MMA fan. The price hike for UFC 168 is a one-time deal.
Submitted Dec 15, 2013 2:51PM by Webbie - 14 comments
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