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Weidman wants to make beating Silva 'look easy'
Even though he'll be coming off almost a year long layoff and surgery on his elbow, Weidman is supremely confident heading into his first ever UFC championship fight.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 1:43PM by prophecy033 - 16 comments
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UFC on Fuel TV 9 Medical Suspensions: Four Fighters Suspended 30 Days
The Swedish MMA Federation on Friday released the UFC on Fuel TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi medical suspensions to MMAWeekly.com. The list was short with just four fighters.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 12:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Swedish MMA Federation Explains Decision to Stop Alexander Gustafsson from Fighting
The Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation came under fire, particularly from UFC president Dana White, when its Medical Committee determined that a cut suffered in training by UFC on Fuel TV 9 main event fighter Alexander Gustafsson was too severe to allow him to compete.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 12:50PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Nick Diaz weigh in video returns to Youtube after copyright claim is reversed
Following a complaint from the Nick Diaz camp over numerical fudging, video of a conversation between Nick Diaz and UFC exec. Mike Mersch was pulled, with Zuffa citing a DMCA copyright infringement. That decision has been reversed.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 12:46PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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GSP: I believe I weighed-in at 170.4 lbs
UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre told the French language Canadian newspaper La Presse that he believes he weighed in at 170.4 pounds before his UFC 158 title fight with Nick Diaz. Normally the limit is 170 pounds even.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Al Iaquinta withdraws from UFC 159 following leg injury
Not even a day after Al Iaquinta's opponent Joe Proctor was forced off of UFC 159 with an injury, Iaquinta himself is off the card with an injured leg.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Mike Pierce vs. David Mitchell targeted for UFC 162
A welterweight bout between Mike Pierce (16-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) and David Mitchell (12-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is the latest fight targeted for July's UFC 162 event. Sources close to the event confirmed the planned matchup with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). UFC 162 takes place July 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook.
Submitted Apr 12, 2013 7:39AM by jjeans - 13 comments
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Ahead of TUF 17 Finale, Kelvin Gastelum tiring of Uriah Hall hype train
Kelvin Gastelum has nothing against Uriah Hall. In fact, he's actually quite fond of his Team Sonnen teammate. But Gastelum admits he's getting sick and tired of listening to the hype.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 11:41PM by prophecy033 - 8 comments
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After UFC on FUEL TV 9 win, Brad Pickett wants a top contender in Boston
Brad Pickett isn't likely pleased his win over Mike Easton this past Saturday in Sweden was a split decision. But it's over and done with, and next he wants a top contender on the UFC's August card in Boston.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 11:40PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
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Bellator MMA 'Spikes' in ratings, goes to 4-man tourneys for next season; summer return for King Mo
Expanding on their successful initial run on Spike TV, Bellator MMA will switch from 8-man to 4-man tournaments for the upcoming "Summer Series 2013" season, which will also feature the return of prized light-heavyweight "King Mo."
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 5:03PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Conor McGregor: 'Nothing could've stopped me'
Despite several hiccups during fight week, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor says 'absolutely nothing' was going to stop him from having his dream debut against Marcus Brimage at UFC on FUEL TV 9.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 3:04PM by prophecy033 - 1 comment
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Exclusive Interview with the first British woman to make the UFC: Rosi Sexton
Rosi Sexton talks to us about getting the call to the big show and what he means to hear. She tells us how it all came about and what to expect from her when she faces Alexis Davies at UFC 161.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 2:47PM by Rabi - 1 comment
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UFC on FOX 7's Daniel Cormier expects slightly improved Frank Mir under Jackson
Daniel Cormier has been training for Frank Mir for most of seven months. But the unique thing is that the Mir he'll face next week might be a slightly different one than the fighter he started training for in September.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 1:52PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Castillo vs. Green, Herman vs. Del Rosario set for UFC on FOX 8
Two more bouts have been added to the UFC's summer return to Seattle for UFC on FOX 8. Danny Castillo and Bobby Green will meet at lightweight, and Shane Del Rosario will welcome back Dave Herman in a heavyweight bout.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 12:36PM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
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Robbie Lawler vs. Tarec Saffiedine targeted for UFC on FOX 8 in Seattle
The final welterweight champion in Strikeforce history will make his UFC debut this summer. Tarec Saffiedine is targeted for a meeting with Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 8 on July 27 in Seattle.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 12:34PM by prophecy033 - 11 comments
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Conor McGregor campaigning for UFC 159's open slot, second fight in three weeks
With Joe Proctor (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) out of this month's UFC 159 event due to an injury, as MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) first reported on Wednesday, one potential replacement has thrown his hat into the cage as a possible replacement. Conor McGregor (13-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who recently won a "Knockout of the Night" award in his promotional debut at UFC on FUEL TV 9, wants the fight with fellow lightweight Al Iaquinta (5-2-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC).
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 11:39AM by Budgellism - 10 comments
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The Ultimate Fighter 17 marathon kicks off today at 11 a.m. ET on FUEL TV
If you missed one (or all) of "The Ultimate Fighter 17: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen," FUEL TV has you covered. Ahead of this weekend's The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale event, FUEL TV today airs a 13-hour marathon of "The Ultimate Fighter 17" that includes all 12 episodes of the series, which first aired on FX. The two-hour debut episode kicks off the marathon at 11 a.m. ET. The marathon runs continuously throughout the day and wraps up at midnight with the conclusion of the 12th episode.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 11:39AM by Budgellism - 0 comments
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Joe Proctor injured, scratched from UFC 159; promotion seeking replacement
UFC lightweight Joe Proctor (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been injured in training, and promotion officials are currently seeking a replacement opponent forAl Iaquinta (5-2-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at this month's UFC 159 event.
Submitted Apr 11, 2013 12:50AM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
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Georges St. Pierre with a message for Johny Hendricks: 'I'm already training'
Hendricks has finally gotten what he's been waiting for - a chance to fight for the welterweight title. He's still got a long way to go before he gets the belt though, and the champion wants him to know that he's not taking the fight lightly.
Submitted Apr 10, 2013 10:53PM by prophecy033 - 14 comments
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Rory MacDonald vs. Jake Ellenberger confirmed for UFC on Fox 8 in Seattle
A massive welterweight clash is set for UFC on Fox 8 in Seattle on July 27th, as Rory MacDonald fights Jake Ellenberger.
Submitted Apr 10, 2013 8:58PM by prophecy033 - 15 comments
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