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Nick Ring suffered knee injury in second round
Nick Ring details the knee injury he suffered in the second round of his UFC Fight Night 33 bout with Caio Magalhaes.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 2:12AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Danny Mitchell vs. Igor Araujo slated for UFC Fight Night card in England
England’s own Danny Mitchell is set to make his UFC debut in 2014. Five years after his professional MMA debut, Mitchell has signed a deal with the UFC and is set to enter the Octagon for the first time on March 8 at The O2 Arena in London, England, in a welterweight bout against Igor Araujo.
Submitted Dec 9, 2013 11:52PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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Rodrigo Damm vs. Ivan Jorge added to UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil
There will be a Damm-Batman sighting in Brazil in February. Brazilians Rodrigo Damm (11-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Ivan Jorge (25-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC), better known as “Batman,” have been booked for a lightweight fight at UFC Fight Night 36. UFC officials announced the fight on Monday night.
Submitted Dec 9, 2013 8:52PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
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Shane Del Rosario Passes Away Following Nearly Two-Week Battle
After nearly two-weeks of hospitalization UFC heavyweight fighter and former kickboxing world champion, Shane Del Rosario has passed away.
Submitted Dec 9, 2013 4:42PM by JLS1980 - 17 comments
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The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale drug testing results announced
All 20 fighters were drug tested at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale this past month.
Submitted Dec 9, 2013 2:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Dana White and Australian sports writer go back and forth
After Phil "Buzz" Rothfield, Sports Editor-At-Large of Australia's Daily Telegraph, watched UFC Fight Night 33 he came away shocked and appalled and wrote an editorial. The reaction of UFC president Dana White and some fans was predictable.
Submitted Dec 9, 2013 1:56PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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UFC 168 card official with 11 bouts, Chris Leben vs. Uriah Hall as featured prelim
The card for the UFC’s year-end show is official, and the full card is set with 11 bouts.
Submitted Dec 9, 2013 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Fight Night 33
In the wake of Saturday's (well, Friday in North America) Mark Hunt vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva fight and multiple viewings, there are a lot of thoughts in looking back. Hunt (9-8-1) and Silva (18-5-1) put on a must-see performance. But this has been a year loaded with classics, from Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann, Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez, Dennis Bermudez vs. Matt Grice and even Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks. In February, after the Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche fight, I figured with the historical implications and excitement of that fight, it would be a fight of the year candidate and even possible winner. Today, I wouldn't even consider it for top five...
Submitted Dec 9, 2013 9:48AM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
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Dana White: Sports Innovator of The Year
UFC President Dana White, for all his brash utterances and bullish attitudes as the driving front man of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organisation, is modest when it comes to personal success. But he was humbled after being named the most innovative person in sport by leading industry publication Sports Business International. Sports Business International subscribers, along with an expert judging panel, awarded White the title of Sports Innovator of the Year 2013...
Submitted Dec 8, 2013 9:43PM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
Joe Silva’s Shoes: What’s next for the UFC Fight Night 33 winners?
UFC Fight Night 33 is an event that will be etched in history for quite some time due to the dramatic main event between Mark Hunt (9-8-1 MMA, 4-2-1 UFC) and Antonio Silva (18-5-1 MMA, 2-2-1 UFC) that ended in a majority draw. The main event capped off a spectacular night of fights from Brisbane, Australia, that saw three of the six main card bouts end by knockout with the remaining ones that went the distance producing plenty of action...
Submitted Dec 8, 2013 9:37PM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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WSOF’s Sefo critical of Taylor’s style, but title fight with Branch expected for March
While Jesse Taylor punched his ticket into the inaugural World Series of Fighting middleweight championship bout, company President Ray Sefo isn’t particularly impressed with how “JT Money” earned the victory.
Submitted Dec 8, 2013 6:15PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Dana White: UFC Fight Night 33 headliner Mark Hunt broke hand in two places
Just when you thought there were no more superlatives to throw out there for Saturday’s crazy five-round bloodbath between Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva, the fight that has fans already lauding it as nothing short of legendary will get a bit more lore added to it.
Submitted Dec 8, 2013 6:13PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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‘TUF 15' alums Daron Cruickshank, Mike Rio meet at UFC on FOX 10 in Chicago
The UFC’s January dance card in Chicago continues to fill up with the addition of the show’s 11th fight – a battle of alums from Season 15 of “The Ultimate Fighter.”
Submitted Dec 8, 2013 3:07PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Jake Shields vs. Hector Lombard Added to UFC 171
A welterweight bout between Hector Lombard and Jakes Shields has been added to the UFC 171 card in Dallas.
Submitted Dec 8, 2013 1:55PM by JLS1980 - 15 comments
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White: Silva motivated for Weidman, but UFC will ‘talk about’ Roy Jones Jr. fight
The questions started immediately after Anderson Silva was knocked out by Chris Weidman in July. The longtime champ and pound-for-pound king had barely hit the canvas when critics were dogging him for clowning around against Weidman in the cage – clowning, they said, that allowed Weidman to drill Silva for an upset knockout...
Submitted Dec 8, 2013 11:23AM by grappler0000 - 16 comments
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UFC Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader Donates $10,000 to Benefit Families of Navy SEALs
Prior to his dominant victory over Anthony Perosh last night at UFC Fight Night 33, light heavyweight Ryan Bader decided to give back to members of the United States military.
Submitted Dec 7, 2013 4:54PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Joe Lauzon vs. Mac Danzig Moved to Main Card as Part of UFC on Fox 9 Fight Card Shuffle
After Matt Brown was forced to withdraw from next week’s UFC on Fox 9 bout with Carlos Condit due to suffering two herniated discs in his lower back, that fight was cancelled and a preliminary bout between Joe Lauzon and Mac Danzig was elevated to the main card.
Submitted Dec 7, 2013 4:46PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
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Report: Matt Brown injured, elects to withdraw from UFC on Fox 9 fight
Reports are coming out that The Immortal has suffered a training injury and won't be able to face Carlos Condit next week.
Submitted Dec 7, 2013 3:13PM by Webbie - 13 comments
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Silva-St. Preux, McDaniel-Troeng booked for UFC 171 in Dallas
A pair of fights has been booked for the UFC’s March return to Dallas, including one that is a rescheduling. H
Submitted Dec 7, 2013 2:45PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Jared Rosholt meets newcomer Oleksiy Oliynyk at UFC on FOX 10 in Chicago
Just a week after winning his UFC debut, Jared Rosholt has his next assignment. Rosholt (9-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet newly signed Russian Oleksiy Oliynyk (48-9-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in a heavyweight bout when the UFC returns to Chicago next month for UFC on FOX 10. Promotion officials announced the new fight booking on Saturday.
Submitted Dec 7, 2013 2:44PM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
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