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Tae Hyun Bang vs. Mairbek Taisumov added to UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore
(mmajunkie.com)
A lightweight matchup between South Korean athlete Tae Hyun Bang (16-7 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Austrian prospect Mairbek Taisumov (20-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 34 event.
Submitted Dec 3, 2013 8:30PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Brian Melancon explains kidney issue that forced his early MMA retirement
(mmafighting.com)
Things were going well for Brian Melancon recently, at least as far as his MMA career was concerned.
Submitted Dec 3, 2013 8:16PM by Kpro - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
John Dodson suffers knee injury in training, withdraws from Dec. 14 bout with Jorgensen
(sherdog.com)
Former UFC flyweight No. 1 contender John Dodson has suffered a serious knee injury and is likely out of his UFC on Fox 9 bout with Scott Jorgensen.
Submitted Dec 3, 2013 8:10PM by Kpro - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thiago Tavares meets UFC newcomer Zubair Tuhugov in featherweight debut
(mmafighting.com)
Thiago Tavares will drop to the featherweight division for his next bout in the UFC. Tavares, who revealed his plans to cut 10 pounds for his next fight after a first-round victory over Justin Salas last month, has verbally agreed to meet UFC newcomer Zubair Tuhogov at UFC Fight Night 36 in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, on Feb. 15. Combate first reported the news.
Submitted Dec 3, 2013 4:13PM by JLS - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC rankings: MacDonald back ahead of Lawler
(bloodyelbow.com)
In one of the weirder rankings issues of late, Rory MacDonald is now back ahead of the guy that just beat him, Robbie Lawler.
Submitted Dec 3, 2013 2:32PM by FastKnockout - 27 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC on FOX 9 weigh-ins set for Dec. 13; Josh Thomson hosts Q&A session
(mmajunkie.com)
Weigh-ins for this month’s UFC on FOX 9 event take place Friday, Dec. 13, at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.
Submitted Dec 3, 2013 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With Caceres-Gagnon off, Julie Kedzie-Bethe Correia takes main-card slot at UFC Fight Night 33
(mmajunkie.com)
With a fight between Alex Caceres (9-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and Mitch Gagnon (10-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) scratched earlier today due to visa issues for Gagnon, UFC Fight Night 33 has a new fight that will open up the main card.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 9:53PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Khabib Nurmagomedov Calls Out Gilbert Melendez
(mmaweekly.com)
You gotta love it when fighters use social media to call each other out. And that's exactly what UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov did early Monday morning.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Champ Anthony Pettis Receives Certificate of Achievement From Wisconsin Governor
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis received a Letter of Commendation from the Governor of Wisconsin on Monday.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 7:34PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Michael Bisping cleared to resume training, expects UFC return in March or April
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has avoided a potentially career-ending injury and is eager to get back in the cage next year.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 7:33PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Frankie Edgar reveals TUF 19 coaches
(bloodyelbow.com)
After a successful pinfall win over Phillipe Nover at the Grapple at The Garden 2013, UFC featherweight Frankie Edgar revealed his coaching team for the next season of "The Ultimate Fighter".
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 7:31PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Miesha Tate joins Invicta FC 7 broadcast booth as guest analyst
(mmajunkie.com)
Miesha Tate‘s busy stretch will continue on Saturday when she gets behind the microphone for Invicta Fighting Championships. Tate, the former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion, will serve as a guest analyst at Invicta FC 7 alongside play-by-play voice Michael Schaivello and color commentator Muhammed Lawal, promotion officials on Monday announced.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 7:14PM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations
 
TUF 18 Finale medical suspensions: Gray Maynard out 60 days
(mmafighting.com)
Lightweight headliner Gray Maynard received a 60-day medical suspension following his first-round TKO loss to Nate Diaz at Saturday's TUF 18 Finale, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 7:09PM by JLS - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rafael Dos Anjos Vs. Rustam Khailov Added To UFC 170
(mmafrenzy.com)
According to a report from MMA Boxing in Russia, lightweight contenders Rafael dos Anjos and Rustham Khabilov will meet at UFC 170 in February.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 1:44PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Herb Dean to ref UFC 168's Weidman-Silva II main event, judges assigned
(mmajunkie.com)
Veteran referee Herb Dean will officiate next month’s UFC 168 headliner and rematch between middleweight champion Chris Weidman (10-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) and Anderson Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC).
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 1:41PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Roxanne Modafferi 'depressed' by fan reaction to her UFC debut
(bloodyelbow.com)
MMA veteran Roxanne Modafferi was thrilled to make her UFC debut at the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale but depressed when she saw the fan reaction online.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 1:39PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rematch between Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson now official for March 8th in London
(themmareport.com)
Following their no contest at UFC Fight Night 30, lightweights Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson will have their rematch at the UFC fight card in London on March 8th.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Conor McGregor willing to go to welterweight to fight Diego Sanchez
(mmajunkie.com)
Conor McGregor apparently is pretty serious about fighting UFC vet Diego Sanchez.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Maximo Blanco feels shamed about illegal knee to Akira Corassani, explains back flip
(bloodyelbow.com)
Maximo Blanco apologizes for illegal knee that resulted in his disqualification loss to Akari Corassani at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale.
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ronda Rousey doesn’t give a damn about her bad reputation
(mmafighting.com)
What happened to Ronda Rousey, the person of multitudes? Before she took the coaching stint on The Ultimate Fighter 18, it felt as though she could literally do no wrong. Rousey was the first women’s UFC champion. She was on glossy magazine covers and became the apple of many media outlet’s eye. There were movie roles to mull over, and sponsors, and television appearances -- the basic spoils of sudden stardom, which she coyly embraced. I called her the Royce Gracie of women’s MMA before she fought Liz Carmouche at UFC 157, because it felt like she was pioneering a movement for future generations. Then she showed up to Vegas and, instead of finding Cat Zingano, whom she was supposed to spend the next six weeks with, there was Miesha Tate, her arch-nemesis with batting eyes like the purring cat that swallowed the canary. This somewhat sadistic -- and perhaps unfair -- surprise was all it took to curdle the milk...
Submitted Dec 2, 2013 8:45AM by grappler0000 - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
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