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Mark Munoz signs new four-fight deal with UFC, holds Series of Legends wrestling camp
Recently cleared to begin training again after a May submission loss to Gegard Mousasi, UFC middleweight Mark Munoz has signed a new four-fight deal with the promotion while he awaits his next opponent.
Submitted Oct 9, 2014 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rory MacDonald's brilliance is even more incredible in super slow-mo
Now that we know Rory MacDonald will soon be fighting for the UFC’s welterweight title, doesn’t it seem like the right time to view his latest win in super-slow-motion highlight form?
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:35PM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Pic: Sara McMann Vs. Miesha Tate Fight 'One Step Closer' To Being Announced
Not long after she called out Miesha Tate, former UFC women's bantamweight number one contender Sara McMann let her fans know she was "one step closer" to announcing a "Cupcake" fight, which would pretty much put the kibosh on this rematch. Do you, as a fan, like this potential pairing?
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:28PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
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Josh Burkman: 'Bitter' Ben Askren is an unhappy UFC troll
And "The People's Warrior" doesn't understand why, seeing as how "Funky" has a great career going for himself with another promotion.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:26PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Urijah Faber to join Republic FC ownership, talks Cruz and Mendes
SACRAMENTO – Republic FC, a prospective Major League Soccer expansion franchise, will literally add a heavy hitter to its local investor group, as they announced UFC bantamweight contender Urijah Faber (31-7 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will join their team.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 10:08PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Cung Le will get the chance to appeal his positive drug test
UFC middleweight Cung Le will become the first fighter to appeal a failed drug test result found by the promotion.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 8:35PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Anderson Silva doesn’t rule out trilogy bout with Chris Weidman
Remember when Anderson Silva said he wouldn’t fight Chris Weidman again? Four months later, "The Spider" changed his mind.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 7:46PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Exec: With 4-5 events in 2015, 'no concern' over UFC's Canadian future
Much uncertainty surrounds the UFC’s future in Canada, but UFC Managing Director of Operations in in Canada, Australia and New Zealand Tom Wright assures fans the organization’s presence in the country will remain strong in 2015.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 7:42PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Former UFC champ Dominick Cruz on return: 'It's me vs. Team Alpha Male'
Prior UFC 178, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz told everyone who asked that his first fight in two years was something he wanted to do for himself, to see if he was still tough enough to fight at the highest levels.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 7:41PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Rory MacDonald meets Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler winner for title in Montreal
Rory MacDonald called for a welterweight title shot after his UFC Fight Night 54 knockout of Tarec Saffiedine, and UFC President Dana White has granted his wish.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 7:39PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jim Ross: I see no reason Brock Lesnar couldn't have the potential to return to the UFC and sell pay-per-views
Good Ol’ JR reveals why he believes Brock Lesnar is capable of a UFC comeback in 2015.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 7:31PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Top scientist says to ignore Cung Le's HGH test result
MMA fighter Cung Le was suspended for one year by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) last week for elevated Human Growth Hormone (HGH) levels found in a blood sample collected immediately following his August 23 TKO loss to Michael Bisping. Le's suspension was initially for nine months but the UFC revised their suspension and extended it to a year, citing an error on their part. That suspension appears to be one in a series of errors made by the UFC regarding Le and his test results. Mounting scientific evidence suggests a myriad of mistakes made by the lab as well as the UFC. The Hong Kong lab used to conduct the hGH test, the sample collection procedure and the actual test results used to determine the "elevated levels of hGH" have some of the top anti­-doping experts puzzled. One of the world’s most renowned sports doping scientists and the former chairman of the Australian Sports Anti­Doping Authority, both responded to the test results with outright skepticism. One of them even flat out said he'd ignore the test results. There are currently two different tests being used by the World Anti­ Doping Agency (WADA) to detect hGH use. The hGH "Isoform Differential Immunoassays" test is used to determine the presence of exogenous (meaning from an outside source) hGH in the system. That test is used in conjunction with a test for serum IGF­1 levels. The other hGH test is known as the Biomarker test. According to the Hong Kong lab report reviewed by this reporter, none of these sports doping hGH tests were conducted on Cung Le's blood sample. Instead, the Hong Kong lab took a reading of Le's total hGH concentration, which by itself cannot determine if the subject has used exogenous hGH or not.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 5:36PM by Kpro - 3 comments
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Raphael Assuncao willing to wait for title shot instead of fighting Urijah Faber, Renan Barao
Raphael Assuncao is riding the longest winning streak among active non-UFC champions inside the Octagon, but that might not be enough for him to earn his shot at the bantamweight championship.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 3:17PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC Fight Night 54 medical suspensions: Five fighters get six-month terms
Although UFC Fight Night 54 headliners Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine emerged from this past Saturday’s event with moderate medical suspensions, others were not so lucky.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 3:10PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Dan Henderson's Jiu-Jitsu Coach Welcomes Potential Matchup With 'Jacare' Souza
"With all due respect to Jacare, Distak is putting him in a bad spot. I think Distak just motivated ‘Hendo,’ who will now give everything he has in training," said Pantcho. “Dan Henderson hasn’t fought since [May], and he is willing to come back in January. That's [been] his plan since last fight. For now, he's been coming to the gym three or four times a week to keep in shape. Fighting ‘Jacare’ would be a huge motivation since he is about to get a title shot."
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 2:34PM by RhythmAndStyle - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza undergoes successful surgery
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza's second elbow surgery of the year was a success.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rick Story suffered broken ankle en route to defeating Gunnar Nelson
Rick Story's decision win over Gunnar Nelson on Saturday in Sweden was impressive enough on its own. It's even more impressive after finding out that he broke his ankle midway through the fight.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC's Todd Duffee lost years of his MMA career to Parsonage-Turner syndrome
The Heavyweight is healthy and eager to return to the cage against Anthony Hamilton at UFC 181.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mark Eddiva pulls out of UFC bout against Mike De La Torre
Filipino fighter Mark Eddiva is forced to pull out of his UFC bout against Mike De La Torre due to multiple injuries.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dan Hardy targets UFC return, wants to 'expose' Diego Sanchez who is the problem with MMA
Former UFC title contender Dan Hardy targets a UFC return in 2015, and wants to 'teach' Diego Sanchez something about Martial Arts.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:15AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
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