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UFC 165 Weigh In Results
(mmajunkie.com)
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Jon Jones (204.5) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (204.5) Champ Renan Barao (135) vs. Eddie Wineland (135) Matt Mitrione (260.5) vs. Brendan Schaub (237) Francis Carmont (186) vs. Constantinos Philippou (186) Pat Healy (155.75) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (156) PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) Myles Jury (156) vs. Mike Ricci (155.5) Ivan Menjivar (136)* vs. Wilson Reis (135) Chris Clements (169.5) vs. Stephen Thompson (170.5) Mitch Gagnon (136) vs. Dustin Kimura (136) PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6 p.m. ET) Renee Forte (155.5) vs. John Makdessi (155) Michel Prazeres (155) vs. Jesse Ronson (155.5) Alex Caceres (136) vs. Roland Delorme (136) Nandor Guelmino (230) vs. Daniel Omielanczuk (245.5) * Menjivar was 137 pounds on his first attempt, but made 136 on his second try.
Submitted Sep 20, 2013 7:04PM by kopower - 4 comments
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After injury withdrawal, Paul Taylor announces retirement
(mmajunkie.com)
After an injury spoiled a planned return from a 32-month layoff, UFC veteran Paul Taylor has announced his MMA retirement.
Submitted Sep 20, 2013 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Jared Rosholt signs with UFC, debuts at TUF 18 Finale in November
(mmajunkie.com)
Another member of Team Takedown has joined the UFC's ranks. Heavyweight Jared Rosholt (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), the younger brother of UFC vet Jake Rosholt, today announced his signing with the promotion for a debut opposite Walter Harris (4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale, which takes place Nov. 30 in Las Vegas.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 10:13PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Dana White on Chael Sonnen's Fox Sports Live domestic violence joke: 'He's got to knock that s**t off'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Chael Sonnen's joke about Rihanna being the victim of domestic violence first fell flat with Fox -- who had to issue an apology -- and now has Dana White telling Chael to 'knock that s**t off.'
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 10:11PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Al Iaquinta replaces Paul Taylor, faces Anthony Njokuani at UFC Fight Night 30
(mmajunkie.com)
Three times Anthony Njokuani and Paul Taylor have been scheduled to fight. Three times the fight has not happened. UFC officials today announced that Al Iaquinta (6-2-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will replace an injured Paul Taylor (11-6 MMA, 4-5 UFC), who was scheduled to fight Njokuani (16-7 MMA, 3-3 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 30. The new matchup stays on the same card, which takes place Oct. 26 at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 7:54PM by JLS1980 - 6 comments
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Kelvin Gastelum vs. Court McGee added to UFC on FOX 9 in December
(mmajunkie.com)
A welterweight matchup between a pair of "The Ultimate Fighter" winners is the latest addition to the lineup for UFC on FOX 9, as Kelvin Gastelum meets Court McGee. The placement of the Gastelum (7-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. McGee (16-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) bout is not yet known, but it is likely to serve on the preliminary card.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 6:58PM by JLS1980 - 9 comments
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Injured UFC Featherweight Matt Grice Breathing on His Own, Responding to Verbal Cues
(mmaweekly.com)
Injured UFC featherweight Matt Grice is showing signs of improvement from a recent auto accident, breathing on his own and responding to verbal cues.…
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 12:01PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Gatorade debuts as sponsor of light heavyweight champ Jon Jones at UFC 165
(mmajunkie.com)
He already has blue-chip sponsor Nike in the fold, and now Jon Jones will add the world's foremost sports drink company to his roster. Jones will include Gatorade among his sponsors when he fights Saturday at UFC 165.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 12:00PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Brandao-Poirier, Leben-Hall added to UFC 168 in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC has two more bouts to its year-end card – one that could wind up being an important featherweight battle, and one that could be a middleweight slugfest. Diego Brandao (18-8 MMA, 4-1 UFC), the Season 14 winner of "The Ultimate Fighter," will meet Dustin Poirier (14-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) at featherweight, while Chris Leben (22-10 MMA, 12-9 UFC) will take on Uriah Hall (7-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) at UFC 168. UFC officials announced the new fight bookings Thursday morning.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 11:35AM by JLS1980 - 11 comments
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Anthony Perosh takes on Ryan Bader at December's UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia
(mmajunkie.com)
Australia has another one of its own on the UFC's return to the country in December. Anthony Perosh (14-7 MMA, 4-4 UFC) will take on Ryan Bader (15-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC), the Season 8 winner of "The Ultimate Fighter," in a light heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane. UFC officials announced the new fight overnight. UFC Fight Night 33 takes place Dec. 7 in the Queensland capital at Brisbane Entertainment Centre. Broadcast plans haven't been announced, but the event is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on Facebook. Due to the time difference, the event takes place Saturday, Dec. 7, in Australia, but Friday, Dec. 6, in the U.S
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 8:29AM by Budgellism - 14 comments
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Ali Bagautinov vs. Tim Elliott set for November's UFC 167 in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
A flyweight bout has found its way to the UFC's 20th anniversary show in Las Vegas. Ali Bagautinov will take on Tim Elliott at UFC 167 in November.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 1:34AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Danny Castillo meets Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 9 in Sacramento
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC continues to stack its return to California's state capital with hometown fan favorites. In an intriguing lightweight bout, Danny Castillo will meet Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 9 in December.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 1:33AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Luke Rockhold out, C.B. Dollaway meets Tim Boetsch at UFC 166
(mmajunkie.com)
A knee injury has forced Luke Rockhold out of his fight against Tim Boetsch. Rockhold will be replaced in the bout by C.B. Dollaway at UFC 166 next month in Houston.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 8:40PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Michael Johnson vs. Gleison Tibau lightweight bout set for UFC 168 in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC's year-end card in Las Vegas continues to shape itself up with the addition of a lightweight fight to the card. Michael Johnson will meet Gleison Tibau at UFC 168 in December.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 8:39PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Joseph Benavidez meets UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson at TUF 18 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
Joseph Benavidez said after his most recent win that he wasn't going to bark for a title shot. He didn't, but he's getting one anyway. Benavidez (19-3 MMA, 6-1 UFC) will challenge flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (18-2-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) in a rematch for the 125-pound belt at the TUF 18 Finale. The news was announced on Wednesday's edition of "UFC Tonight" on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 7:31PM by Budgellism - 5 comments
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Daron Cruickshank vs. Adriano Martins added to UFC Fight Night 32
(mmajunkie.com)
A lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and promotional newcomer Adriano Martins is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 32.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 3:07PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Fox Sports apologizes for Chael Sonnen's remarks about Mayweather and Rihanna
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC announcer Chael Sonnen had to backtrack after some tasteless remarks he made about pop star Rihanna and Floyd Mayweather created a controversy.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 3:05PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown added to UFC on FOX 9 in Sacramento
(mmajunkie.com)
Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit has gotten his wish: a fight with fellow contender Matt Brown.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 1:37PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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UFC Inks Top Russian Bantamweight Aleksandra 'Stitch' Albu
(mmamania.com)
When you want Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey to defend her 135-pound title at UFC 168, and the only opponent you can find is Miesha Tate, someone she's already finished in the first round (and who is also coming off a loss), chances are you have a small division.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 11:17AM by JLS1980 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
B.J. Penn to train with UFC champ Jose Aldo for Frankie Edgar bout
(bloodyelbow.com)
B.J. Penn will train with current UFC Featherweight champ to prepare for his third bout with Frankie Edgar.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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