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Pic: Michael Bisping's torn foot
UFC Fight Night: Sydney will be remembered as fight card that featured a seemingly endless array of knockouts and submissions, yet it also gave MMA fans yet another toe injury to enjoy on Sunday afternoon.
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:56AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Chris Weidman: A third fight against Anderson Silva would be an 'easy payday'
bet you'd never thought you'd see the day someone would say that taking a fight against the one-time best pound-for-pound mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter in the world, Anderson Silva, would be an easy payday, did you?
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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'Shogun' Rua: I'm going to talk to my team, think about the future after loss
UBERLANDIA, Brazil – A second consecutive knockout loss put ex-UFC champ Mauricio Rua even further away from another chance to win back his belt, and the chance may be altogether gone.
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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After callout, Fabio Maldonado to Ovince Saint Preux: 'Challenge accepted'
Fabio Maldonado is apparently perplexed by the callout, but he’s also apparently willing to oblige.
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Ovince Saint Preux doubles down on Fabio Maldonado as next opponent
UBERLANDIA, Brazil – Ovince Saint Preux isn’t looking at the top of the UFC light heavyweight division, at least yet.
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 56 post-fight facts: ‘OSP’ scores quickest main-event KO since 2005
Critics said UFC Fight Night 56 was a weak event, but in the end, the card produced the organization’s quickest main event knockout in more than seven years.
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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New TV deal could see 'TUF: Australia vs New Zealand,' more events Down Under
SYDNEY – A new deal is in the works with TV giants Sky and FOX Sports that could open the door to an Australia vs. New Zealand edition of “The Ultimate Fighter.”
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Ian McCall fires back at 'idiot,' 'cheater' Ali Bagautinov
Although Ian McCall and John Lineker jousted following the cancellation of their recent bout, suspended UFC flyweight Ali Bagautinov has inserted himself into the conversation.
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 56 medical suspensions: Rua, Covington, Alves, Almedia get long terms
Four fighters from this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 56 event, including headliner Mauricio Rua, received lengthy medical suspensions.
Submitted Nov 10, 2014 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night 56 bonuses: Ovince St. Preux nabs $50,000 for Shogun Rua TKO win
It didn't take long for UFC light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux to make history in Uberlandia, Brazil on Saturday night on Fox Sports 1. The former University of Tennessee linebacker stopped Mauricio Rua in just 34 seconds into the first round, notching the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career and claiming an additional $50,000 with a Performance of the Night bonus...
Submitted Nov 9, 2014 2:14PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night 55 post-fight facts: Event sets new record for finishes
A number of memorable UFC moments have taken place in Australia, but as a whole, UFC Fight Night 55 was easily the organization’s best event as a record number of stoppages took place Friday at Sydney’s Allphones Arena. Luke Rockhold (13-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) submitted Michael Bisping (25-7 MMA, 15-7 UFC) with a second-round guillotine choke to bring an end to the bitter rivalry between the two middleweight contenders. It also put a bow on an 11-fight card that saw every contest end in finish. It seemed impossible for the UFC to top its previous visit to Australia, where Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva threw down in a “Fight of the Year” candidate, but Friday’s event was something special. For more on the numbers behind the historic fight card, here are 30 post-fight facts about UFC Fight Night 55...
Submitted Nov 9, 2014 2:10PM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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Joe Silva’s Shoes: What next for UFC Fight Night 55’s winners?
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. And with another night of UFC action in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Joe Silva’s and Sean Shelby’s shoes, and play UFC matchmaker...
Submitted Nov 9, 2014 2:08PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
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Bisping says headbutt erased memory
With the conclusion of the grudge match between UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, it was time to pull back the curtain and get real.
Submitted Nov 8, 2014 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC Fight Night 55 draws reported 9,904 attendance for $1.05 million gate
SYDNEY – Friday’s UFC Fight Night 55 event drew an announced attendance of 9,904 attendance for a live gate of $1.05 million.
Submitted Nov 8, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Humberto Brown vs. Gabriel Benitez slated for UFC 180 in Mexico City
Two more cast members from “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” will make their promotional debuts next week at UFC 180.
Submitted Nov 8, 2014 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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McCall-Lineker Officially Off Due to Illness
With flyweight contender Ian McCall taking ill after Friday's weigh-ins in Uberlandia, Brazil, he has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night co-main event against John Lineker.
Submitted Nov 8, 2014 1:54AM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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Francimar Barroso: UFC Fight Night 56's forgotten weigh-in
UBERLANDIA, Brazil – Unlike the 22 men before him, Francimar Barroso (16-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) didn’t have anyone cheering his name as he stepped on the scales this afternoon. In fact, there was really no one even watching.
Submitted Nov 8, 2014 1:50AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC Fight Night 55 bonuses: Rockhold, Smolka, Whittaker, Hester win $50,000
SYDNEY – Luke Rockhold, Louis Smolka, Robert Whittaker and Clint Hester each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Friday’s UFC Fight Night 55 event.
Submitted Nov 8, 2014 1:47AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Illness may force Ian McCall out of UFC Fight Night Uberlandia co-main event vs. John Lineker
It looks like we won't be seeing Ian McCall vs. John Lineker on Saturday night in Uberlandia, Brazil.
Submitted Nov 8, 2014 1:40AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Meet Luciana Andrade, the UFC's newest octagon girl
UBERLANDIA, Brazil – The UFC has added a third Brazilian octagon girl to its ranks ahead of Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. Saint Preux” event.
Submitted Nov 7, 2014 2:24PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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