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After UFC 164 thriller, Chico Camus '75 percent sure' he's headed to flyweight
(mmajunkie.com)
His coaches have suggested it. So have his teammates. Heck, even other fighters outside of his camp have made the suggestion: Chico Camus should move to flyweight.
Submitted Sep 3, 2013 2:27AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Veteran, Sean “The Muscle Shark” Sherk is retiring from UFC
(trainingmask.com)
At the age of 40 and after an extraordinary 14 year career, Sean “Muscle Shark” Sherk is retiring from the UFC with a 38-4-1 record, but will always be remembered as a UFC Lightweight Champion. Sean Sherk began his road to the UFC as a wrestler at the age of 7. After 13 years of wrestling and 400 matches, Sherk began his martial art training with Greg Nelson at the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy. After realizing that his strong background in wrestling would give him a clear advantage in MMA, he decided to enter his first NHB fight in 1999 and won. Sherk accumulated an impressive 17-0-1 record before signing with the UFC in 2001. Sherk began his UFC career against Tiki Ghosen at UFC 30 (2001). After going an astounding 22-0-1 Sherk recorded his first loss to Matt Hughs. After losing his first fight, Sherk was more determined than ever and went on a remarkable 12 fight winning streak. In 2006, Sean Sherk became the UFC Lightweight World Champion after winning all five rounds and defeating Kenny Florian via unanimous decision. Sherk credits his win to his superior wrestling technique and unwavering stamina from practicing extreme cardio using the Training Mask, a product he cofounded.
Submitted Sep 2, 2013 7:17PM by DrivenDavies15 - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Jose Aldo fires back, asks Dana White to book Anthony Pettis fight
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (23-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) doesn't appreciate the suggestion that he might be afraid of fighting new lightweight kingpin Anthony Pettis (17-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC). In fact, Aldo said he's not even afraid of fighting heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez.
Submitted Sep 2, 2013 4:13PM by Webbie - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jose Aldo: Don't pay attention to Dana White, I'm not afraid to fight Anthony Pettis
(mmamania.com)
"I can fight Cain Velasquez if they want. It's not up to me, I'm not the matchmaker. I want to fight, I'm here to fight. I train everyday to destroy whoever they put in front of me. I'm not scared of anyone. They have two arms and two legs, and I will do my best and win. I agree with everything Andre says, and I can fight anyone. Sometimes Dana says things that you better not pay attention. (Dana) knows he promised us things and he knows he has to give us, so that's why he says those things. We'll see what happens."
Submitted Sep 2, 2013 2:16PM by SmileR - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Norman Parke vs. Jon Tuck joins UFC Fight Night 30 lineup in Manchester
(mmajunkie.com)
A lightweight bout between Norman Parke (18-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Jon Tuck (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has joined October's UFC Fight Night 30 lineup. UFC officials today announced the matchup.
Submitted Sep 2, 2013 11:42AM by JLS - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hugo Viana hurt, bout with Wilson Reis scrapped from UFC Fight Night 28
(mmafighting.com)
TUF Brazil 1 alum Hugo Viana has suffered an injury to his left knee. Subsequently, UFC Fight Night 28 will go on with 11 bouts. Viana announced his knee injury on his Instagram account on Friday, and MMAFighting.com confirmed with sources close to the situation that Wilson Reis, who replaced Johny Bedford, is also off the card. "Unfortunately, I won’t be able to fight at UFN 28 because I injured my left knee on my last jiu-jitsu trainings," Viana wrote. "Thanks God that’s not a bad injury and I’ll started the treatment next week. I hope to return to trainings to be able to fight in a next UFC show in Brazil." UFC Fight Night 28 takes place in Belo Horizonte, Brazil next Wednesday, and is headlined by Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader.
Submitted Sep 1, 2013 3:47PM by Shawn91111 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ben Rothwell Calls Out Travis Browne, Browne Responds with 'LOL'
(bloodyelbow.com)
As far as post-fight callouts go, Ben Rothwell’s after his win over Brandon Vera on Saturday was not the most succinct, but it did get a reaction. However, that reaction could not have been the one that Rothwell was hoping to illicit.
Submitted Sep 1, 2013 12:51PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
On the Cusp of Quitting, Soa Palelei Storms Back into the UFC Despite Broken Ribs
(mmaweekly.com)
Soa Palelei picked up his first UFC victory despite carrying broken ribs into his fight at UFC 164 on Saturday night in Milwaukee.
Submitted Sep 1, 2013 11:58AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
White: Manager making Jose Aldo look scared of fellow UFC champ Anthony Pettis
(mmajunkie.com)
MILWAUKEE – UFC President Dana White truly likes Andre Pederneiras. But when it comes to UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, White believes the veteran MMA manager is making his client look scared.
Submitted Sep 1, 2013 11:55AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
New UFC champ Anthony Pettis' heart-breaking post-fight photo
( mmajunkie.com)
As if new UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis UFC 164 win wasn't emotional enough, the fighter took to Instagram after the event to share a photo that will tug at your heart strings.
Submitted Sep 1, 2013 10:46AM by BuffaloDave - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anthony Pettis may have injured his left knee
(bloodyelbow.com)
Dana White made a troubling revelation at UFC 164's post fight presser, that Anthony Pettis may have injured his knee in his fight to capture the UFC lightweight title.
Submitted Sep 1, 2013 2:51AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Pettis, Mendes, Lim & Krauss get Fight Night bonus
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC president Dana White announced the UFC 164 Fight Night winners including Anthony Pettis for Submission of the Night, Chad Mendes for Knock Out of the Night, Hyun Gyu Lim and Pascal Krauss for Fight of the Night.
Submitted Sep 1, 2013 2:50AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ronda Rousey 'Breaking Ground' documentary premieres Monday on FOX Sports 1
(mmajunkie.com)
Just in time for one final buildup toward Season 18 of "The Ultimate Fighter," FOX Sports 1 this Monday will premiere a documentary on one of the UFC's biggest stars – Ronda Rousey.
Submitted Aug 31, 2013 1:22PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC's Faber open to facing Edgar, expects to one day meet McDonald
(mmajunkie.com)
MILWAUKEE – UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber doesn't know who will be standing across from him the next time he steps into the octagon, but he's hoping for the biggest name possible.
Submitted Aug 31, 2013 1:22PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
After big beatdown at UFC Fight Night 27, Brandon Thatch wants foe like Kampmann
(mmajunkie.com)
Brandon Thatch still feels like he's in a dream after a first-round TKO of Justin Edwards on UFC Fight Night 27's preliminary card, and he's a little hesitant to commit to his next step.
Submitted Aug 31, 2013 1:21PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bisping/Munoz main card moved from FS2 to FS1
(bloodyelbow.com)
Originally planned for Fox Sports 2, the upcoming Fight Night event between Michael Bisping and Mark Munoz has been moved to Fox Sports 1.
Submitted Aug 30, 2013 10:58PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Yan Cabral signs with the UFC, fights David Mitchell in Brazil
(mmafighting.com)
Another TUF Brazil 2 contestant has signed with the UFC. Undefeated welterweight Yan Cabral makes his UFC debut on Oct. 9 against David Mitchell. UFC Fight Night 29 takes place in Barueri, Brazil, and is headlined by the welterweight contest between Demian Maia and Jake Shields. Lance! first reported the bout. Cabral, 10-0 in MMA with 10 submissions, makes his first Octagon appearance six years after his professional debut. The jiu-jitsu ace made the second season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil two years after submitting Kazushi Sakuraba in Japan. Cabral won two fights inside the show, but was eliminated because of a broken hand...
Submitted Aug 30, 2013 8:32AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 164 preview: 50 pre-fight facts for 'Henderson vs. Pettis 2' in Milwauk
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC continues its loaded scheduled on Saturday with the second of three events in a seven-day span as "UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2" goes down from Milwaukee's Bradley Center. It's the first time in the nearly 20-year history of the organization that the octagon will be set up in the state of Wisconsin, and a loaded fight card is on the docket for fans in "The Badger State." In the night's main event, reigning UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (18-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) attempts to make a fourth title defense in a 386-day span when he takes on hometown hero Anthony Pettis (16-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) in a rematch from a December 2010 bout at WEC 53, a contest in which "Showtime" won by decision to win the now-defunct organization's 155-pound title...
Submitted Aug 30, 2013 8:30AM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
At UFC 164, Gleison Tibau becomes youngest fighter to record 20 UFC bouts
(mmajunkie.com)
What makes it even more special is Tibau (27-9 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will become the first Brazilian to earn a membership to this exclusive club. At UFC 164 Tibau will have the honor of competing inside the octagon for the 20th time, something just a dozen others have managed to accomplish in the nearly two decades the UFC has existed...
Submitted Aug 30, 2013 8:05AM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
On day of Ryan Couture's UFC bout, Spike and Xtreme Couture plan special message
(mmajunkie.com)
This Saturday's episodes of "Ink Master" on Spike TV will reportedly contain a brief message that might be of interest to MMA fans, and maybe even the UFC.
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 11:41PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: Bellator, UFC
 
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