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Brad Pickett confirms move to flyweight, expected to debut on UFC London show
UFC bantamweight Brad Pickett is officially moving to 125 lbs, and he says his next fight will be in London next March.
Submitted Nov 7, 2013 3:21PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Tim Kennedy overcame torn muscle, overwhelming emotion in UFC Fight Night 31 win
The thrill of a knockout win made UFC Fight Night 31 headliner Tim Kennedy miss being a soldier more than he might have imagined.
Submitted Nov 7, 2013 12:53PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Dana White on controversial Bobby Green-James Krause kick: 'Clean shot'
FORT CAMPBELL – Even if the UFC president is just being honest, there's no doubt James Krause is getting kicked while he's down. But at least it's not another kick to the ol' beanbag.
Submitted Nov 7, 2013 12:52PM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
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Vitor Belfort, Dan Henderson issued TRT exemptions for UFC Fight Night 32
GOIANIA, Brazil – UFC Fight Night 32 headliners Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson will be on a level playing field when it comes to testosterone-replacement therapy on Saturday night.
Submitted Nov 7, 2013 12:51PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC Fight Night 31 bonuses: Kennedy, Chiesa, Khabilov, Masvidal win $50,000
FORT CAMPBELL – Tim Kennedy, Michael Chiesa, Rustam Khabilov and Jorge Masvidal each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 31 event.
Submitted Nov 6, 2013 11:18PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Injured Cain Velasquez will NOT face Fabrico Werdum at UFC 172 in Mexico
The UFC will venture to Mexico for their first event in April of 2014 according to Milenio. The card will be headlined by Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum.
Submitted Nov 6, 2013 5:28PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Rousey: "I could beat Cain Velasquez under the right circumstances."
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently spoke with Spanish-language daily Hoy newspaper and said that, under the right circumstances, she believes that she could beat heavyweight king Cain Velasquez. "In any given moment, under the right circumstance, I think it is possible," Rousey said of beating Velasquez when asked if she thought she could. "You cannot tell me that it is physically impossible. It is possible that in any given moment that I could beat him. I simply believe in my possibilities." The Olympic judo bronze medalist never seems to lack in confidence but her assertion that she could beat Velasquez despite giving up about a hundred pounds in weight, might seem over the top. Before you're quick to criticize "Rowdy" Ronda as delusional, however, remember that competitive fighting is necessarily an audacious practice.
Submitted Nov 6, 2013 4:51PM by Shawn91111 - 27 comments
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Cain vs Werdum in Mexico in April
The UFC will venture to Mexico for their first event in April of 2014 according to Milenio. The card will be headlined by Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum.
Submitted Nov 6, 2013 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Ellenberger-Saffiedine official for UFC in Singapore, two fights added
The UFC's January card in Singapore is official with five fights, with more to be added soon. Added to the card are fights between Kiichi Kunimoto and Hyun Gyu Lim and Kyung Ho Kang vs. Shunichi Shimiz.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 11:24PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Belfort next #1 contender after Silva/Weidman II
Provided he wins against Dan Henderson on Saturday, UFC president Dana White said The Phenom is next in line for the Middleweight title.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 11:22PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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UFC Fight Night 31's Amanda Nunes wants Liz Carmouche-Alexis Davis winner
If victorious Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night 31, Amanda Nunes surely wouldn't turn down an offer to fight for a title. However, she knows it's unlikely, so she hopes Plan B comes to fruition.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 9:09PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Weigh-in Results: Kennedy and Natal Hit the Mark
The UFC heads to Fort Campbell, Ky., on Wednesday for its first Fight for the Troops event in nearly three years. The card is headlined by Green Beret Tim Kennedy and his Brazilian opponent Rafael Natal. UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Weigh-in Results Main Card (on Fox Sports 1) -Tim Kennedy (186) vs. Rafael “Sapo” Natal (185.5) -Liz Carmouche (135) vs. Alexis Davis (134) -Ronny Markes (185.5) vs. Yoel Romero (185.5) -Jorge Masvidal (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (155) -Colton Smith (155.5) vs. Michael Chiesa (156) Preliminary Card (on Fox Sports 1) -Bobby Green (155) vs. James Krause (155.5) -George Roop (135.5) vs. Francisco Rivera (136) -Dennis Bermudez (146) vs. Steven Siler (146) -Amanda Nunes (136) vs. Germaine de Randamie (136) Preliminary Card (Online) -Chris Camozzi (186) vs. Lorenz Larkin (185) -Yves Edwards (156) vs. Yancy Medeiros (156) -Neil Magny (171) vs. Seth Baczynski (171) -Derek Brunson (186) vs. Brian Houston (185)
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 6:54PM by JLS - 3 comments
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Alexander Gustafsson fights Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night in London
The UFC has found a new opponent for light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 4:15PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Vaughan Lee out of UFC 167 vs. Sergio Pettis, UFC seeking replacement
The highly anticipated UFC debut of Sergio Pettis will see a change less than two weeks before the fight. An injury has knocked Vaughan Lee from his bantamweight fight against Pettis next week at UFC 167.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 4:01PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Cruz-Barao takes top billing at UFC 169 with Aldo-Lamas as co-main event
Because of its champion vs. champion nature, the bantamweight title unification bout between Dominick Cruz and Renan Barao will serve as the main event of UFC 169.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 3:23PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Aleksandra Albu Injured, Julie Kedzie Awaits New UFC Fight Night 33 Opponent
After suffering an undisclosed injury, female bantamweight fighter Aleksandra Albu will postpone her Octagon debut, UFC officials announced on Tuesday.
Submitted Nov 5, 2013 2:24PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Browne to take WADA testing alongside Barnett
With Barnett making his first appearance as a competitor in Nevada in the better part of the decade, the commission required him to submit to additional drug testing prior to his UFC 168. News came out today that his opponent Travis Browne will also be doing the testing.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 9:21PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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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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