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UFC's Faber awaits next assignment, no preference on Cruz vs. Barao
Urijah Faber is as sick talking about potential title shots as you are hearing about it, but when you're the clear No. 1 contender behind the the current and interim champ, the questions are still going to be asked.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 1:49PM by prophecy033 - 4 comments
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Uriah Hall was 'trying to have some fun, man'
Uriah Hall talks about his strange performance during his UFC Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale loss.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 1:43PM by prophecy033 - 12 comments
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'No Snooki's' - Ronda Rousey warns TUF contestants that having sex on the show could cost
UFC women's Bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey is coming out and attempting to set a tone for her season of the show -- more sports, less sex and sleaze and please, no Snooki's.
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 1:40PM by prophecy033 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
So far, women more than proving their worth in UFC
The first time two women fought in the UFC octagon, it was cause for an all-out media blitz by the world's largest MMA promotion. The second time felt more like just another fight — only better. At The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale in Las Vegas, undefeated bantamweight Cat Zingano (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) came from behind to beat former Strikeforce champion Miesha Tate (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) by third-round TKO in easily the most exciting and brutal bout on the 12-fight card. The UFC deemed Zingano and Tate worthy of $50,000 "Fight of the Night" bonuses, and fans were reminded why female MMA fighters have a reputation for stealing the show in a male-dominated sport...
Submitted Apr 15, 2013 10:16AM by grappler0000 - 11 comments
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Dylan Andrews Made a Statement, Now Seeks Bout on UFC 160 Fight Card
Dylan Andrews has progressed from 'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 17 series with a first round knockout in his UFC debut in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 9:39PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Gabriel Gonzaga to challenge ruling on fight with Travis Browne
Gonzaga gave up a TKO Loss to Browne after a series of elbows that put him into unconsciousness. Gabriel's team now intends to challenge the conclusion, arguing that the fight ending blows landed illegally.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 9:37PM by FastKnockout - 31 comments
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Jon Tuck vs. Norman Parke pulled from Saturday's UFC on FOX 7 lineup
A lightweight bout between "The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes" winner Norman Parke and undefeated Jon Tuck has been pulled from Saturday's UFC on FOX 7 lineup.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 2:38PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Canadian newspaper misquotes GSP about fight weight
Just a couple days ago, the UFC 158 decimal controversy seemed to hit a peak when St. Pierre apparently admitted that he had weighed in over the Welterweight limit at UFC 158. However, it looks like those reports came from a misquote by Le Presse.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 2:16AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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TUF 17 Finale bonuses: Zingano, Tate, Browne, Pineda earn $50,000
LAS VEGAS – Cat Zingano, Miesha Tate, Travis Browne and Daniel Pineda each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's TUF 17 Finale event. Zingano and Tate earned the "Fight of the Night," Browne won "Knockout of the Night" and Pineda picked up "Submission of the Night" honors. UFC officials announced the winners at the night's post-event news conference, which MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) attended. The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale took place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The main card aired on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 12:40AM by Budgellism - 11 comments
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Hall, Gastelum, Andrews, Barnatt win $25,000 'TUF 17' season bonuses
LAS VEGAS – Uriah Hall came up short in the finals of Season 17 of "The Ultimate Fighter," but he still has something to show for his efforts during the season. On Saturday, he dropped a split decision to Kelvin Gastelum. But Hall picked up a $25,000 bonus for the season's best knockout for his head-kick KO of Adam Cella on the season's third episode. Bonuses of $25,000 also went to Gastelum for the season's best submission, and Dylan Andrews and Luke Barnatt for the season's top fight. UFC officials announced the winners during Saturday's TUF 17 Finale, which took place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The main card aired on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.
Submitted Apr 14, 2013 12:29AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
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TUF leaves FX, moves to FS1 this September
Following Cat Zingano's victory over Miesha Tate, Dana White announced that season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter will air on Fox Sports 1.
Submitted Apr 13, 2013 11:44PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC leaves ESPN for new UK home this summer
A new television home for the UFC is expected in the UK this summer as part of the British Telecom Group's continuing expansion and growth into the digital television market, and after ESPN's failed bid to be a major sports TV player.
Submitted Apr 13, 2013 2:26PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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After false start, Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine anxious to prove UFC worth
After turning down an opportunity to face Carlos Condit, Tarec Saffiedine has been chomping at the bit to receive a new assignment. Now that's he's got it, "Sponge" couldn't be happier.
Submitted Apr 13, 2013 1:55PM by prophecy033 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
Friends, family help push TUF 17 Finale's Gabriel Gonzaga onto title path
A healthy dose of peer pressure is partly responsible for Gabriel Gonzaga's latest UFC run. Gonzaga meets Travis Browne at the TUF 17 Finale, and it could wind up being a pivotal fight for him in the heavyweight division.
Submitted Apr 13, 2013 12:14AM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
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Scott Jorgensen downplays Urijah Faber friendship ahead of TUF 17 Finale
In a lot of ways, Scott Jorgensen doesn't really understand the hubbub over Saturday's fight with friend and former training partner Urijah Faber.
Submitted Apr 13, 2013 12:11AM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
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TUF 17 Finale salaries: Urijah Faber will earn event's top payday with win
With a win over Scott Jorgensen on Saturday, Urijah Faber would be the top earner at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale card in Las Vegas. Faber (27-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is set to make $55,000 to show and another $55,000 if he wins, bringing his potential disclosed payday to $110,000. Jorgensen (14-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) could make as much as $47,000 if he were to pick up the upset victory with $23,500 to show and $23,500 as a win bonus...
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 10:36PM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale weigh-in results
MAIN CARD (FX, 9 p.m. ET) -Urijah Faber (136) vs. Scott Jorgensen (135.5) -Kelvin Gastelum (186) vs. Uriah Hall (185) - "TUF 17" tournament final -Miesha Tate (135.5) vs. Cat Zingano (136) -Travis Browne (239) vs. Gabriel Gonzaga (261) -Robert McDaniel (184.5) vs. Gilbert Smith (185) PRELIMINARY CARD (FUEL TV, 7 p.m. ET) -Kevin Casey (185) vs. Josh Samman (184.5) -Luke Barnatt (185) vs. Collin Hart (184.5) -Dylan Andrews (186) vs. Jimmy Quinlan (185) -Clint Hester (185) vs. Bristol Marunde (185.5) PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 5:30 p.m. ET) -Cole Miller (146) vs. Bart Palaszewski (145) -Maximo Blanco (146)* vs. Sam Sicilia (146) -Justin Lawrence (145) vs. Daniel Pineda (145) * Blanco was 147 on his first attempt. He was given one hour to cut to the featherweight max and made weight on his second attempt.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 7:44PM by grappler0000 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter
Uriah Hall willing to fight top 10 opponent
Uriah Hall discusses his upcoming fight against Kevin Gastelum, his coach Chael Sonnen, the pressure he's facing, taking a bout with a top 10 opponent if offered and much more at TUF workouts.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 6:46PM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
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UFC 161: Woodley favored over Shields
In a battle of grapplers, Tyron Woodley was set as an early favorite over former Strikeforce champ Jake Shields.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 6:43PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
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UFC 162 adds lightweights Edson Barboza vs. John Makdessi
A lightweight bout between strikers Edson Barboza and John Makdessi is the latest addition to July's UFC 162 event.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 1:48PM by prophecy033 - 8 comments
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