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Tim Kennedy says Belfort's manipulation is a 'spit in the face' of all martial artists
UFC middleweight standout, Tim Kennedy discusses Belfort's manipulation of the system, how important Fight For The Troops is, and gives a fun training story from Jackson's MMA.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 9:20PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC rep: Despite testosterone issue, Robert Drysdale will still fight in octagon
Robert Drysdale remains under contract with the UFC and will not face any disciplinary action from the promotion despite a recent drug-testing snag.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 8:57PM by Webbie - 5 comments
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Dan Henderson talks about his contract situation and TRT usage
The last time Dan Henderson fought in Brazil was at something called the Brazil Open back in 1997. He beat Crezio de Souza in that fight, before going on to defeat Eric Smith with a guillotine choke in the "lightweight" finals. Those were the first baby steps towards a long and storied career for the one-time collegiate wrestler. When Henderson returns to Brazil nearly two decades later to face Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 -- a rematch to their 2006 fight at the similarly numbered Pride 32 -- he expects things to be a little more relaxed. Henderson told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that back when he visited Brazil in the day things got a little dicey. "Obviously it was my first fight ever, but it was 17 years ago," he said. "It was definitely an interesting night. I thought I was going to get mobbed by the fans because the ref stopped the fight on a TKO, and they weren’t used to that back then. They kind of rushed the cage a little bit, and I wasn’t sure if they were going after me or the ref. But yeah, it was an interesting very first fight."
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 4:58PM by Shawn91111 - 3 comments
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Katsunori Kikuno vs. Quinn Mulhern joins UFC in Singapore lineup
A lightweight bout between UFC newcomer Katsunori Kikuno and Quinn Mulhern is the latest addition to January's UFC Fight Night event in Singapore.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 4:52PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC champ Jon Jones not superstitious about video game cover
After modeling down vests that "fight the chill" of fall for GQ magazine, Jon Jones took part in a photo shoot more suited to his tastes last week. The UFC light-heavyweight champion traded vests for his ring gear on Friday to shoot the cover of EA Sports UFC, a new video game.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 4:51PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Lyoto Machida signs new UFC contract
Lyoto Machida was briefly without a UFC contract after his win over Mark Munoz, but that has now been rectified.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 2:10PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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'Fighting for a Generation: 20 Years of the UFC' debuts Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET
A new, two-hour documentary chronicling the first 20 years of the UFC debuts Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Jon Jones scores 'EA Sports UFC' cover, fan voting to determine second fighter
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be featured on the cover of next years "EA Sports UFC" video game release.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Tatsuya Kawajiri set to face Hacran Dias in UFC debut at UFC 34 in Singapore
Newly signed featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri didn't have to wait long before getting an opponent for his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut. "Crusher" will be squaring off with Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night 34: Ellenberger vs. Saffiedine in Singapore on Jan. 4, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands. The news was first reported on Sunday night (Nov. 3, 2013) by Fight Sport Asia who confirmed the bout with sources inside Kawajiri's camp.
Submitted Nov 3, 2013 11:53PM by JLS1980 - 11 comments
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Roy Nelson: 'I just got outpointed' by Daniel Cormier at UFC 166, wants rematch
Following Bellator 106, Big country gave his thoughts on teammate King Mo's interim title fight loss, as well as his own recent loss at UFC 166.
Submitted Nov 3, 2013 9:40PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Michael Kuiper reportedly released from UFC
Following his UFC Fight Night 30 loss to Bradley Scott, Dutch middleweight Michael Kuiper appears to be out of the UFC.
Submitted Nov 3, 2013 1:29PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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McGregor: Do away with time limits and judges
In a recent Q&A, Conor McGregor offered up his version of a solution to current judging problems - do away with them all together. Time limits too.
Submitted Nov 1, 2013 7:39PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi booked for Feb. 8 UFC show in Brazil
Fresh off his successful middleweight debut, Lyoto Machida has his next assignment.
Submitted Nov 1, 2013 7:38PM by Webbie - 23 comments
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JDS: Cain didn’t prove he was the better fighter
Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, was recently TKO’d by current title holder, Cain Velasquez, in their trilogy bout, which headlined UFC 166 in Houston just over 10 days ago.
Submitted Nov 1, 2013 4:29PM by Webbie - 21 comments
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Anthony Pettis: 'I'm too intelligent, too skilled' to fight like Sanchez and Melendez
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis believes that the bout between Diego Sanchez and Gilbert Melendez was definitely exciting, but he has 'too much skill and talent' to brawl like that.
Submitted Nov 1, 2013 12:52PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Injured Antonio Rogerio Nogueira out of fight against Alexander Gustafsson
Lil Nog already out of his scheduled number 1 contender fight with The Mauler.
Submitted Oct 31, 2013 10:08PM by FastKnockout - 28 comments
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UFC signs Hernani Perpetuo, Kunimoto reported
It appears the UFC has picked up another two welterweight prospects in highly touted Shooto Champion Hernani Perpetuo and lesser known Pancrase and Heat MMA fighter Kiichi Kunimoto.
Submitted Oct 31, 2013 7:42PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Report: Aleksandra Albu Injured, Out of UFC Debut Against Julie Kedzie
You may remember Aleksandra Albu as the recent UFC signee with the suspicious record and tight body who was supposed to fight Julie Kedzie at UFC Fight Night 33 in December. Unfortunately, the Russian striker might not be gracing us with her presence quite yet. According to an SI.com report (which cites…nobody), Albu has withdrawn from the matchup due an unspecified injury. Cat scratch fever, perhaps.
Submitted Oct 31, 2013 3:21PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
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Hector Lombard calls out Carlos Condit, would settle for Martin Kampmann
Not long after getting called out by Matt Brown, Carlos Condit finds himself answering the call of another hard-hitting welterweight.
Submitted Oct 31, 2013 1:15PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Mario Yamasaki pulls UFC 167's St-Pierre vs. Hendricks assignment
Veteran referee Mario Yamasaki will be the third man in the cage when UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks meet in next month's UFC 167 headliner. Judges appointed for the title bout were Sal D'Amato, Glenn Trowbridge and Tony Weeks.
Submitted Oct 31, 2013 1:13PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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