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Stockholm's UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts
The lineup is set for October’s UFC Fight Night 53 event, which marks the organization’s return to Sweden.
Submitted Aug 14, 2014 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Lombard wants the winner of Saffiedine-MacDonald
With the UFC's welterweight division teeming with contenders, it's a choose your own adventure within the top ten while Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks II plays out. And right now, Hector Lombard, who sits at No. 6 in the UFC's media-driven rankings, has his eyes on UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place Oct. 4.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Alexander Gustafsson Won’t Accept Any Fights Before Getting Another Title Shot
The UFC light heavyweight championship bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier may have been postponed, but don’t expect contender Alexander Gustafsson to take a fight for the purpose of staying busy in the interim.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 9:39PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Mike King released from UFC after testing positive for anabolic steroids
UFC middleweight Mike King has been handed a nine-month suspension due to a positive test for the anabolic steroid nandrolone following his UFC Fight Night Dublin loss to Cathal Pendred, promotion officials announced on Wednesday.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 7:27PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Mike King flunks UFC Fight Night 46 drug test, loses $50,000 bonus
Mike King‘s failed drug test at UFC Fight Night 46 will be a costly one.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 3:42PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson is UFC 177's new pay-per-view co-headliner
With the loss of its original championship co-headliner, UFC 177 has a new co-main event for the pay-per-view lineup.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 1:19PM by FastKnockout - 21 comments
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Grant thought about retiring from concussion woes
It's strange talking to T.J. Grant. For a fighter who has lost out on not one, but two golden opportunities, he's in pretty good spirits. And for an athlete who is facing the worst injury situation of his career, he's in pretty good shape. Yet, that's his reality. He's done his best to manage everything that's gone wrong without it overrun and derail his still-promising career.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Gustafsson calls UFC 'ridiculous' for valuing 'acting like clowns on a press conference' over 'the fight of the century'
Alexander Gustafsson lost his title rematch with Jon Jones to Daniel Cormier after an injury, now he wants the shot back as Jones won't be ready to fight until January.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 11:15AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Westcott injured; UFC signs Shinsho Anzai as late replacement to face Alberto Mina in Macau
TUF alum Sheldon Westcott had to bow out due to injury, and taking his UFC: Macau slot against Alberto Mina is newly signed Pancrase prospect Shinsho Anzai.
Submitted Aug 13, 2014 2:17AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Gustafsson Wants His Shot Back
Alexander Gustafsson wants his title shot back. "The Mauler" was forced to surrender his rematch against Jon Jones after a knee injury sent him under the knife (details). In his absence, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) promoted Daniel Cormier to No. 1 contender (with great results), but now "Bones" is hurt and on the sidelines until 2015. And that's when "The Mauler" will be ready to make his return (via Facebook): I just heard the news that Jones is injured and the fight is rescheduled to January 3???? Until then, I will be more than ready, it was MY fight to begin with and I WANT the fight as the number 1 contender. End of story!! I think Cormier might have something to say about that.
Submitted Aug 12, 2014 8:11PM by bjj1605 - 14 comments
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Official: Jon Jones injured, Daniel Cormier fight moved to Jan. 3.
Tweeted by the little mermaid moments ago... Official: Jon Jones injured, Daniel Cormier fight moved to Jan. 3. FUCK
Submitted Aug 12, 2014 6:07PM by shaneTpain - 18 comments
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'UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson' lineup finalized with 1:30 a.m. ET start time
The 12-bout lineup is set for next month’s “UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson” event, but if you want to watch it live, prepare for some early-morning MMA.
Submitted Aug 12, 2014 5:49PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Jose Aldo doesn't take McGregor's words personally: 'He's a new Sonnen'
The UFC 145-pound champ has some thoughts on the style of a new potential challenger.
Submitted Aug 12, 2014 5:48PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Tim Elliott out at UFC Fight Night 49, promotion seeks flyweight foe for Wilson Reis
A highly anticipated flyweight matchup has been scratched from UFC Fight Night 49, as Tim Elliott (10-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from a planned bout with Wilson Reis (17-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC).
Submitted Aug 12, 2014 3:07PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Soto vs. Birchak completes UFC 177
August 30th's UFC 177 card is now complete with the addition of a bantamweight bout between Octagon newcomers Joe Soto and Anthony Birchak.
Submitted Aug 12, 2014 1:11PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Frank Shamrock: 'Rousey bigger star than Jones'
Shamrock explains why Ronda Rousey is a bigger draw for the UFC than Jon Jones, plus why Frank never fought in Pride FC and never got the chance to fight Pat Miletich.
Submitted Aug 12, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Nordine Taleb-Jingliang Li Welterweight Bout Added to Oct. 4 UFC Fight Night in Halifax
Canada’s Nordine Taleb is headed back down to his natural weight class for his next Ultimate Fighting Championship bout.
Submitted Aug 11, 2014 9:22PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Ben Saunders Returns to UFC Against Chris Heatherly on Aug. 23 in Tulsa
Last week, it was revealed that welterweight Ben Saunders had rejoined the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Now, “Killa B” has an opponent for his return.
Submitted Aug 11, 2014 2:31PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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T.J. Grant would love to fight 'Cowboy' Cerrone or Nate Diaz upon his return
It was just over a year ago that Canadian T.J. Grant was scheduled to fight Benson Henderson with the UFC lightweight title up for grabs after he reeled off five consecutive wins, including first-round drubbings of both Gray Maynard and Matt Wiman.
Submitted Aug 10, 2014 9:07PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC signs RFA champ Joshua Copeland
A new heavyweight has been spotted. The UFC has signed another RFA champion.
Submitted Aug 10, 2014 3:37PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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