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Estevan Payan vs. Robert Peralta booked for December's UFC 168 card in Las Vegas
The UFC's year-end show in Las Vegas now has a dozen matchups with the addition of a featherweight fight. Estevan Payan will meet Robert Peralta this December in Las Vegas.
Submitted Oct 7, 2013 4:03PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Krzysztof Jotko vs. Bruno Santos slated for UFC Fight Night 33
Two UFC middleweight newcomers will make their promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia as Krzysztof Jotko meets Bruno Santos.
Submitted Oct 7, 2013 2:18PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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After blood in urine and canceled fight, UFC's Rodrigo Damm may go to 155
BARUERI, Brazil – After kidney stones forced a recent cancellation of his bout at Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 29 event, Rodrigo Damm's days as a featherweight are likely over.
Submitted Oct 7, 2013 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Cole Miller says fighters on local shows making more sponsorship money than him
UFC featherweight Cole Miller has competed in the octagon 14 times, but he is very frustrated with the lack of sponsorship money he's been able to get lately.
Submitted Oct 6, 2013 11:52PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Varner vs. Healy to meet at UFC on Fox 9
Another good lightweight fight has been added to UFC on Fox 9 in December.
Submitted Oct 6, 2013 6:50PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC Fight Night 29 start times, fight card, TV info, media events, video preview
It's fight week again for the UFC, and Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 29 event marks the organization's second straight show on FOX Sports 1 in Brazil. Here's the essential information for the mid-week show.
Submitted Oct 6, 2013 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC heavyweight vet Mike Russow signs with World Series of Fighting
World Series of Fighting has added another heavyweight fighter to its ranks with the addition of UFC veteran. Mike Russow (15-3) has signed a multi-fight contract with the Las Vegas-based promotion. Sources close to the deal recently confirmed the news to MMAjunkie.com, though the promotion has yet to make an official announcement of the signing.
Submitted Oct 6, 2013 9:37AM by JLS - 9 comments
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Rodrigo Damm-Hacran Dias fight removed from UFC Fight Night 29
Just four days before the UFC's return to Brazil, a featherweight bout on the preliminary card has been knocked off the slate. Rodrigo Damm vs. Hacran Dias has been removed from the card due to a kidney stone ailment for Damm.
Submitted Oct 5, 2013 8:43PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Charles Oliveira injured, out of UFC 166 fight with Jeremy Larsen
Charles Oliveira will no longer compete at UFC 166.
Submitted Oct 5, 2013 12:07AM by JLS - 8 comments
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Caol Uno wants to return to the UFC

PDG: Out of all the great battles you have had with some of the biggest names in the sport, what have been your favorite and why? Caol Uno: All of my fights are memorable, and they all meant something to me. But if I had to pick a fight, it would be my second fight against BJ Penn (Draw at UFC 41). It was very memorable for me. PDG: You are thirty-eight years of age. Some consider this be an older age for fighters. Do you believe you are still at an age to make another run for a title? Caol Uno: I’m not going to say I can take the title, but my challenge is to get back into the UFC for the 3rd time, at this age.
If he wins this weekend that is three in a row including a win over Anthony Avila who was 11-1 when Uno beat him.
Submitted Oct 4, 2013 9:52PM by nwowolfpack - 7 comments
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B.J. Penn Brings in Mike Dolce to Assist in Making 145 Pounds to Face Frankie Edgar
Former two-division UFC champion B.J. Penn has brought in nutritionist Mike Dolce to assist in making the cut to the 145-pound weight class.
Submitted Oct 4, 2013 6:47PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Siyar Bahadruzada vs. John Howard added to December's UFC 168 event
A welterweight matchup between Afghani slugger Siyar Bahadurzada and John "Doomsday" Howard is the latest addition to December's UFC 168 event.
Submitted Oct 4, 2013 6:45PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Shane Del Rosario meets Guto Inocente at UFC 168 in Las Vegas
A UFC newcomer will try to become the latest fighter to keep Shane Del Rosario from his first victory in the promotion. Del Rosario (11-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) will meet Guto Inocente (6-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in December at the UFC's year-end card in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the heavyweight fight on Friday. UFC 168 takes place Dec. 28 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and Facebook. Del Rosario vs. Inocente likely will be part of the prelims.
Submitted Oct 4, 2013 4:24PM by JLS - 3 comments
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Jon Jones-Glover Teixeira, Mir-Overeem top UFC 169 on Super Bowl weekend
It was the hot likelihood, and now it's a done deal: Jon Jones will defend his light heavyweight title on Super Bowl weekend against Glover Teixeira. The title fight between Jones (19-1 MMA, 13-1 UFC) and Teixeira (22-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will headline what now will be the UFC 169 pay-per-view on Feb. 1 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. In addition, a heavyweight bout between former UFC champ Frank Mir (16-8 MMA, 14-8 UFC) and former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem (36-13 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been moved from UFC 167 in November and may wind up serving as the card's co-main event, though that is not yet official. The news was reported Thursday night by Newsday and later confirmed by UFC officials.
Submitted Oct 4, 2013 1:01AM by DrivenDavies15 - 10 comments
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Robert Drysdale meets Cody Donovan at UFC 167 in Las Vegas
After a delay, Robert Drysdale finally is re-set for his UFC debut. Drysdale, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu standout, will meet Cody Donovan in a light heavyweight bout at UFC 167.
Submitted Oct 3, 2013 10:44PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Ben Rothwell suspended nine months by UFC for elevated testosterone levels following UFC 164 victory
UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell may have defeated Brandon Vera at UFC 164 in August by TKO, but his victory isn't now without a blemish. UFC has suspended Rothwell nine months following word via written letter from the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services that while Rothwell had a Therapuetic Use Exemption (TUE) for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), the amount of testosterone was beyond allotted levels. MMA Junkie was the first to report the news.
Submitted Oct 3, 2013 7:29PM by JLS - 10 comments
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Cody McKenzie returns to lightweight, meets Sam Stout at UFC on FOX 9
The card for the UFC's return to Sacramento is one step closer to being complete with the addition of a lightweight bout to the card. Cody McKenzie (14-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will return to 155 pounds after a two-fight stint at featherweight and will meet Sam Stout (19-9-1 MA, 8-8 UFC) on the show.
Submitted Oct 3, 2013 7:24PM by JLS - 5 comments
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Bobby Voelker vs. William 'Patolino' Macario added to UFC 168 in Vegas
The UFC's year-end fight card continues to fill up following the addition of a welterweight bout between Bobby Voelker (24-10 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and William Macario (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC). UFC officials today announced the bout.
Submitted Oct 3, 2013 1:56PM by JLS - 3 comments
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Bjorn Rebney responds to Dana White's 'no value' Bellator slam
It may have been the case for years there was no war of words between UFC President Dana White and Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, those days are seemingly long since over. During a recent press scrum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to promote the rematch between UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva, White was asked by the local media if he'd ever be interested in purchasing Bellator MMA...
Submitted Oct 3, 2013 6:49AM by grappler0000 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC, Bellator
UFC Contender Cat Zingano Will Undergo Stem Cell Procedure for Left Knee
Top ranked UFC bantamweight challenger Cat Zingano has been out of action for several months due to an injury to her right knee. That injury is on the mend, but it has led to issues with her left knee, for which Zingano will have a procedure on Thursday. “I am about three and a half months out (from the original injury),” Zingano said on UFC Tonight. “I went to my doctor on Monday. He said that I’m right on track, so I should be coming back in another four months, something like March or April.” That is, of course, as long as the issues with her left knee can be rectified within that same time frame, which her doctor believes is the case...
Submitted Oct 3, 2013 6:47AM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
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