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UFC News - Page 296

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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney issues statement on War Machine's 'real men rape' tweet
(bloodyelbow.com)
Bellator's CEO issues a statement following War Machine's tweets joking about "raping" his girlfriend and stating that "real men rape."
Submitted Aug 11, 2013 1:33AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator's War Machine apologizes for rape tweets
(bloodyelbow.com)
Bellator welterweight War Machine took to twitter to apologize for tweets he made earlier in the day inferring that he 'raped' his girlfriend Christy Mack.
Submitted Aug 10, 2013 9:59PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
John Dodson vs. Darrell Montague signed for UFC 166
(bloodyelbow.com)
A big flyweight bout is lined up for UFC 166, as John Dodson welcomes Darrell Montague to the big time.
Submitted Aug 10, 2013 3:13PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jimy Hettes vs. Mike Wilkinson added to UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC's October return to England now has a featherweight fight as part of the lineup with both fighters looking to rebound from their first losses.
Submitted Aug 10, 2013 1:18PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira bashes Chael Sonnen, wants rematch with Shogun Rua
(mmacrypt.com)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was set to rematch Shogun Rua on June 15, but he was pulled out of UFC 161 with a back injury. Slowly returning to training, he eyes the winner of the main event for next Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 26, as he predicts Shogun’s victory in devastating fashion over Chael Sonnen.
Submitted Aug 10, 2013 1:09PM by prophecy033 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ryan Jimmo vs. Jimi Manuwa added to UFC Fight Night 30
(mmajunkie.com)
A light heavyweight matchup that should provide fireworks is on tap for UFC Fight Night 30. Jimi Manuwa (13-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Ryan Jimmo (18-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) are the latest additions to the card, which takes place Oct. 26 at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. It's unknown whether the fight, which was first reported by MMAFighting.com, will serve on the Facebook-streamed preliminary-card or the FOX Sports 2-televised main card.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 9:29PM by Budgellism - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kenny Robertson out, Elias Silverio in vs. Joao Zeferino at UFC Fight Night 28
(mmajunkie.com)
Welterweight Kenny Robertson has been forced to withdraw from UFC Fight Night 28 and Elias Silverio has been tapped to meet Joao Zeferino on the event's preliminary card on Sept. 4 in Brazil.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 8:03PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 163 drug tests come back clean
(mmajunkie.com)
Drug tests at UFC 163 came back clean, according to the Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA), which oversaw the event.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 2:21PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nelson vs. Mein added to UFC Fight Night in Manchester
(bloodyelbow.com)
Two likely main card fights have been added to UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Munoz, including the return of Icelandic welterweight prospect Gunnar Nelson.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 2:19PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cat Zingano expects to be cleared to return to fighting in February
(mmajunkie.com)
Undefeated UFC women's bantamweight contender "Alpha" Cat Zingano expects to return to the octagon in six months.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
John Lineker vs. Phil Harris set for October's UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester
(mmajunkie.com)
Fresh off his third straight UFC victory, John Lineker has his next flyweight test in front of him, and it's one he already had been preparing for.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
NSAC to present Brian Bowles' UFC 160 complaint uncontested at next meeting
(mmajunkie.com)
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is proceeding with a disciplinary complaint against bantamweight Brian Bowles despite not hearing back from the fighter on his failed drug test.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Paul Taylor returns, meets Anthony Njokuani at UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester
(mmajunkie.com)
After what will be a layoff of nearly 33 months, England's Paul Taylor will return to the octagon this October – and will be hoping the third time is the charm for a meeting with Anthony Njokuani.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Vitor Belfort says TRT makes it fair against his opponent
(bloodyelbow.com)
Belfort has faced heavy criticism since it was revealed that he's been undergoing TRT treatment. Belfort addressed the criticism, saying he's only trying to compete on equal footing.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 2:17AM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Charles Oliveira vs. Estevan Payan added to UFC 166
(mmajunkie.com)
Featherweights Charles Oliveira and Estevan Payan are the latest additions to this fall's UFC 166 lineup.
Submitted Aug 8, 2013 11:18PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Korean Zombie also suffered fractured foot during UFC 163 title fight against Jose Aldo
(mmamania.com)
What a trooper. At this point, it would probably be surprising to find out what bones Chan Sung Jung didn't break in his featherweight title fight last weekend (Aug. 3, 2013) against Jose Aldo for the main event of UFC 163 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. "The Korean Zombie" was mobbed by the media upon his return to his home country and he revealed that on top of the separated shoulder and the fractured face, he tells yonhapnews that he also believes he fractured his foot during the bout...
Submitted Aug 8, 2013 10:50PM by grappler0000 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nik Lentz used Fight of the Night bonus money to pay for father's life-saving surgery
(sports.yahoo.com)
The telephone rang on Christmas Eve, as Nik Lentz was headed to a friend's home for a holiday party. He saw the phone number of his manager, Monte Cox, appear on his caller ID. Lentz, a UFC fighter, wasn't expecting to hear from Cox. When he saw who it was, he briefly wondered why he'd be getting a call from Cox on Christmas Eve. Perhaps, he thought, Cox was calling with holiday wishes. Or, he surmised, Cox had a fight offer to present that might have been good news. Lentz answered and Cox's familiar voice came on the line. But this was not a pleasant call, definitely one that Cox did not want to make...
Submitted Aug 8, 2013 10:45PM by grappler0000 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
 
Chael Sonnen gets license for UFC Fight Night 26
(mmafighting.com)
Chael Sonnen has been cleared to fight against Shogun Rua on Aug. 17 at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass...
Submitted Aug 8, 2013 10:36PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Urijah Faber: Despite unknown status, Yuri Alcantara 'deserves to fight me'
(mmajunkie.com)
At one point or another in every fighter's career, they are paired up against a lesser known opponent where they have much more to lose than to gain. Urijah Faber finds himself there now.
Submitted Aug 8, 2013 9:18PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Ronda Rousey says fighting career could be over in two years
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey does not believe for one second that her upcoming acting roles will distract her from focusing on her fighting career. But Rousey admits she thinks the clock could be ticking on her time in the cage.
Submitted Aug 8, 2013 9:17PM by prophecy033 - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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