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Melvin Guillard on ‘personal’ problems with WSOF: I’d rather fight in the UFC and never be champ
Former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard opens up about the problems he has faced working for World Series of Fighting, as well as whether he intends to remain there following WSOF 20.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 1:50PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC Fight Night 63 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier receives longest term
Just four fighters from this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 63 were issued medical suspensions following the event.
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 1:45PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Nick Hein vs. Lukasz Sajewski added to UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin
A lightweight bout between Nick Hein (11-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and promotional newcomer Lukasz Sajewski (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s UFC Fight Night 69 event in Germany. With the addition, the UFC Fight Night 69 card now includes: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Dennis Siver Niklas Backstrom vs. Noah Lahat Nick Hein vs. Lukasz Sajewski
Submitted Apr 6, 2015 1:25PM by Budgellism - 0 comments
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Joe Silva's Shoes: What next for UFC Fight Night 63's winners?
It’s not every event in which the UFC can pit two top-five fighters against each other in a non-title bout. The fans in Fairfax, Va., were treated to such a showcase in Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 63 headliner when featherweight contenders Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas collided in the octagon.
Submitted Apr 5, 2015 4:29PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
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Green: ‘Pettis you got played by a steroid cheat, in new champ dos Anjos’
UFC lightweight Bobby ‘King’ Green joined BJPENN.COM Radio and gave his thoughts on the much talked about fight between Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos. The fellow 155 lb. fighter had a lot to say about the fight, more specifically, about the winner, Dos Anjos. Check out what he had to say about the new champions renewed success.
Submitted Apr 5, 2015 10:53AM by airkerma - 31 comments
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UFC Fight Night 63 bonuses: Chad Mendes, Dustin Poirier, Juliana Pena and more bank an extra $50,000 in Fairfax
The dust has barely settled on UFC Fight Night 63: "Mendes vs. Lamas" from Fairfax, Va., which means it's time to honor those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights this afternoon (Sat., April, 2015) inside Patriot Center. Performance of the Night -- Chad Mendes Performance of the Night -- Dustin Poirier Performance of the Night -- Juliana Pena Performance of the Night -- Timothy Johnson
Submitted Apr 4, 2015 6:50PM by JLS1980 - 20 comments
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UFC Fight Night 63 in Tweets: Pros react to Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas, Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal
Chad Mendes proved once again that he may be one of the two best featherweights in the world on Saturday afternoon, preserving his unbeaten record in WEC/UFC non-title fights by roaring through fellow contender Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Fight Night 63. Mendes cracked Lamas with a right hand early in the opening frame, and from there the finish was Mendes' for the taking. Check out reaction from Mendes' wild win below, plus complete reaction from a rowdy afternoon in Virginia.
Submitted Apr 4, 2015 6:44PM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
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Video: UFC Fight Night 63 fighter weigh-ins replay and results
The festivities took place at Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. The same venue hosts Saturday’s FOX Sports 1-televised event. Among those weighing in are recent featherweight title challengers Chad Mendes (145.5 pounds) and Ricardo Lamas (145.5), who meet in the main event. Both made the mark with ease. Only co-headliner Jorge Masvidal failed to make weight. However, he weighed 156.5 pounds – just a half pound over the 156-pound limit – and was given two additional hours to cut the weight. About 40 minutes after his first attempt, Masvidal returned to the stage in plastics and a sweatsuit. After drying off, he was 156 pounds and official for the co-main event.
Submitted Apr 3, 2015 4:15PM by airkerma - 6 comments
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Chad Mendes claims that if he was Aldo, he would have punched McGregor 'right in the f-cking face'
UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes says that had he been on a media tour with Conor McGregor, he wouldn't have been able to control his temper.
Submitted Apr 3, 2015 2:17AM by xdanish020 - 19 comments
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UFC signs CFFC welterweight champion Jonavin Webb, rematch with Lyman Good off
The UFC’s newest welterweight is a New Jersey-based unbeaten champion.
Submitted Apr 3, 2015 1:59AM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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Nicolas Dalby vs. Elizeu Zaleski slated for UFC Fight Night 67 in Brazil
A welterweight bout between newcomers Nicolas Dalby (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Elizeu Zaleski (14-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is in the works for May’s UFC Fight Night 67 lineup.
Submitted Apr 2, 2015 4:53PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Tatsuya Kawajiri meets Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin, Germany
UFC Fight Night 69 takes place on June 20, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Tatsuya Kawajiri returns to action against German representative Dennis Siver.
Submitted Apr 2, 2015 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Backstrom vs. Lahat in the works for UFN Berlin
Swedish prospect Niklas Backstrom will look to get back on track in Berlin later this year.
Submitted Apr 2, 2015 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Frank Mir vs. Todd Duffee targeted for 'summer' UFC event
With Brock Lesnar out of the picture and Frank Mir now needing to look elsewhere for an opponent, Todd Duffee may get his wish.
Submitted Apr 2, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Gunnar Nelson-John Hathaway Welterweight Bout Set for July 11
UFC 189 Update: Gunnar Nelson-John Hathaway Welterweight Bout Set for July 11.
Submitted Apr 1, 2015 3:40PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Dan Hardy wants to return for two more fights; still wants piece of Josh Koscheck
If Dan Hardy has his way, he'll make another Octagon appearance or two.
Submitted Apr 1, 2015 2:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Shane Campbell replaces injured Abel Trujillo against John Makdessi at UFC 186
For the sixth time in his UFC career, Abel Trujillo has been part of a fight change or cancelation within one month of an event.
Submitted Apr 1, 2015 2:22PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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FIGHT CHANGE: Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard set for UFC 189
UFC 189 is shaping up to be one of the biggest cards of the year, and its not done being built. On Wednesday night, UFC Tonight announced that a fight between welterweights John Howard and Brandon Thatch has been booked for the July 11 card, which takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Apr 1, 2015 11:36AM by Wez - 13 comments
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Yaotzin Meza vs. Damian Stasiak joins next week's UFC Fight Night 64 lineup
Polish featherweight Damian Stasiak (8-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is a late addition to next week’s UFC Fight Night 64 lineup and will meet Yaotzin Meza (20-9 MMA, 1-2 UFC), who’s recently fought at bantamweight.
Submitted Apr 1, 2015 10:52AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC signs YouTube sensation Ben Nguyen
The Daily Telegraph can reveal 26-year-old flyweight Nguyen, who emigrated Down Under two years ago, has agreed to fight on the UFC Adelaide card in May. The decision comes only weeks after the American native became a social media hit thanks to his starring role in a homemade video entitled: ‘Tattooed Bully Acts Tough And Gets Knocked Out in 20 Seconds”.
Submitted Apr 1, 2015 12:24AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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