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Jon Anik signs extension with UFC
One of the most notable and often-used figures in the UFC's broadcasting stable is Jon Anik, a man UFC hired from ESPN in 2011 to help fill broadcasting roles for the UFC's expanding schedule and program offerings. Anik's hiring was announced at the UFC 137 pre-fight press conference and was to be a three-year deal.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:47PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Mark Hunt wants rematch with Josh Barnett next
After doing what most thought was impossible and knocking out Roy Nelson with one punch last weekend, Mark Hunt is in the mood to call his shots.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:46PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC’s Marc Ratner: Random out-of-competition drug testing to ramp up in new year
with the Nevada Athletic Commission banning the use of testosterone and the UFC enforcing stricter drug testing within its ranks, the sport of MMA has perceivably started to become a more even playing field.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:44PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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John Moraga slated to face Jussier Formiga at UFC on FOX 13
John Moraga will look for his second straight win when he squares off against Jussier Formiga in a flyweight contest at UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, according to UFC officials Monday.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:41PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Demetrious Johnson says Conor McGregor reminds him of "a young Mike Tyson"
Mighty Mouse appears to be all in on the prospects of rising featherweight star Conor McGregor, comparing him to two of boxing's most famous champions.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:31PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Joe Riggs meets Ben Saunders at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix
Joe Riggs had to wait a little extra for his return to the UFC, but now he’s got a new date, and it’ll be a home fight.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:20PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort off; Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler 2 headlines UFC 181
The long awaited middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort will have to wait a little longer following an injury to the champion that will postpone their fight scheduled for UFC 181 in December. Before took to Facebook to release the news stating that Weidman broke his hand in training, forcing him to pull out of their fight on December 6 in Las Vegas. "I've just received the news that Chris Weidman broke his hand and, for what everything points to, our fight is gonna be moved to February," Belfort wrote on his Facebook fan page on Monday.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 7:16PM by Poor_Franklin - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mike De La Torre vs. Mark Eddiva added to UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney
A new featherweight bout has been added to the UFC’s November return to Australia.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Conor McGregor will be cageside for UFC 179
UFC Featherweight competitor Conor McGregor discusses his upcoming match-up against Dustin Poirier and why the UFC will be pressured to hand him a title shot following the event.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 5:38PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
John Dodson back training after ACL Surgery
John Dodson was the #1 contender in the flyweight division earlier this year, and a rematch for the title against Demetrious Johnson was on the horizon once again. However, unfortunately, Dodson suffered a torn ACL and would be out until 2015.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 5:11PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
McGregor Slams Poirier, Says He’s Not A Step Up
Upon returning from ACL surgery, McGregor blasted through Diego Brandao earlier this summer at UFC Dublin, and is looking to build upon the win this weekend at UFC 178 against Poirier.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 5:08PM by tildengolfer - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
Glover Teixeira plans to dominate Phil Davis, ‘get that f---ing belt’ soon
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Glover Teixeira co-headlines UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25, and he decided to change a few things for this training camp. Teixeira had his 20-fight win streak snapped by UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in his last appearance inside the Octagon in April, and he realized he made the wrong decision in his camp for "Bones."
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 4:40PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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Tito Ortiz claims UFC blocked Bellator from running show in Anaheim
If it was up to Tito Ortiz, his Nov. 15 fight against Stephan Bonnar would be held in his Orange County backyard. But according to Ortiz, the fight will be held at San Diego's Valley View Casino Center instead of Anaheim's Honda Center due to interference by his former company.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 4:39PM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, Bellator
Fortunes changed for five in UFC's return to Japan
The UFC returned to an arena that is legendary for mixed martial arts on Saturday. It was a night where nostalgia mixed with the future.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 4:37PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Vice Documentary on Rin Nakai - 'Road to the Future: Strength & Beauty'
This was made leading up to her fight with Tate, didn't see it anywhere so thought I'd post it. Very intriguing, gives good insight into her preparation for the fight as well who she is as an individual.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 4:35PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, MMA Personalities, Miscellaneous
Takanori Gomi responds to knockout loss to Myles Jury, uncertain if he'll continue fighting
Takanori Gomi, a former 155-pound champion and widely considered the most dominant lightweight fighter to ever compete for PRIDE Fighting Championship, is not even good enough to be ranked among today's top 15 in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 12:19PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Caio Magalhaes vs. Trevor Smith middleweight bout set for UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil
Riding a three-fight winning streak inside the Octagon, Caio Magalhaes is set to return to action in November.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 12:17PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Anthony Johnson posts response on Facebook to the 'sh*t ppl will say...just to tell a F**king lie'
The UFC Light Heavyweight posted to Facebook after Bloody Elbow reported that his baby momma had hit him with a restraining order and was making allegations of assault against him.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 12:10PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Fallon Fox wants UFC deal, responds to Ronda Rousey's 'ridiculous bone structure arguments'
Fallon Fox has responded to Ronda Rousey's recent statements about her having an 'unfair advantage'.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 12:05PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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