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Barnatt: I make more cash than 80% of UFC fighters
British middleweight Luke Barnatt breaks down his business-like approach to fighting in the UFC, and why you should make more money outside of the octagon than in it.
Submitted Apr 4, 2014 7:23PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Maryland State Athletic Commission releases statement regarding UFC 172 random drug testing
Following the surprising news that the Maryland State Athletic Commission had randomly tested UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones as well as title challenger Glover Teixeira ahead of UFC 172, the commission has now released a statement detailing their decision to administer the random drug tests.
Submitted Apr 4, 2014 7:22PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Gina Carano to meet with Dana White about possible UFC future next week, or could retire for good
Gina Carano says that she will meet with Dana White next week and could return to MMA, saying she's "actually kind of considering it."
Submitted Apr 4, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Is Ben Askren on his way to the UFC ?
His walk out T shirt has appeared for sale on the UFC.com shop website
Submitted Apr 4, 2014 8:45AM by tattflash - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
UFC on Fox 11: Werdum vs. Browne fight card set with 13 bouts
The UFC on Fox 11 fight is set with four main card fights and nine bouts on a deep preliminary card. Main Card (Fox) Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum Liz Carmouche vs. Miesha Tate Edson Barboza vs. Donald Cerrone Yoel Romero vs. Brad Tavares Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1) Rafael dos Anjos vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski Pat Healy vs. Jorge Masvidal Mike Brown vs. Estevan Payan Caio Magalhaes vs. Josh Samman Jordan Mein vs. Hernani Perpetuo Fight Pass Card Alexis Dufresne vs. Amanda Nunes Mirsad Bektic vs. Chas Skelly Derrick Lewis vs. Jack May
Submitted Apr 3, 2014 9:28PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Drugged GSP talks Diaz: 'He's a motherf***er, man'
A new documentary, DNA of GSP, has been released. Covering former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre in his build up to fighting Nick Diaz at UFC 158
Submitted Apr 3, 2014 9:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Nunes free for Kaufman fight due to Alexis Dufresne injury for UFC on FOX 11
Earlier today, Amanda Nunes was shifted from her fight against Alexis Dufresne at UFC on FOX 11 to instead meet Sarah Kaufman at the TUF Nations Finale three days earlier. It turns out the reason Nunes was available to be pulled from one card to the other was because of an injury to Dufresne. The UFC on Thursday announced the switch, with Nunes (9-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) filling in for the injured Shayna Baszler (15-8 MMA, 0-0 UFC) against Kaufman (16-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC). The promotion did not announce a new opponent for Dufresne at the time.
Submitted Apr 3, 2014 7:02PM by DrivenDavies15 - 0 comments
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Amanda Nunes fills in for Baszler, meets Sarah Kaufman at TUF Nations Finale
Less than two weeks before the card, Sarah Kaufman has her new opponent for the TUF Nations Finale. Amanda Nunes (9-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has answered the call and will fill in for Shayna Baszler (15-8 MMA, 0-0 UFC) against Kaufman (16-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC). UFC officials announced the change Thursday afternoon. The TUF Nations Finale takes place April 16 at Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The event serves as the live finale for “The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia” reality competition series. The main card airs on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Apr 3, 2014 7:00PM by DrivenDavies15 - 3 comments
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Alptekin Ozkilic out of UFC Fight Night 39 bout with Dustin Ortiz
An injury has wiped out a flyweight bout at next week’s UFC card in Abu Dhabi and taken the show down to nine fights. Alptekin Ozkilic (9-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is out of his fight against Dustin Ortiz (12-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC). Due to the late nature of the injury, no new opponent will be sought for Ortiz. UFC officials announced the injury on Thursday and said Ortiz will find a home on a new card against a new opponent. UFC Fight Night 39 takes place April 11 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. It will be the promotion’s first visit to the region since UFC 112 in 2010. The card streams on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Apr 3, 2014 3:06PM by Budgellism - 3 comments
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Anthony Hamilton meets Oleksiy Oliynyk on UFC Fight Night card in San Antonio
The UFC has a new heavyweight on the roster, and he’ll meet a 58-fight veteran finally making his promotional debut.
Submitted Apr 3, 2014 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Andy Ogle vs. Maximo Blanco set for UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin
The UFC’s debut in Berlin next month has a new featherweight bout on the bill.
Submitted Apr 3, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Niinimaki-Tavares, Magomedov-Pesta added to UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin
Two more fights with international flavor have been added to the UFC’s first trip to Berlin.
Submitted Apr 3, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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MacDonald vs. Woodley, 'Feijao' vs. Bader in the works for UFC 174
The title picture should come into focus after UFC 174 in Vancouver on June 14. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 that while not quite official, it's highly likely Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley will square off in a key divisional showdown. Another bout expected for Vancouver is a light heavyweight showdown between Ryan Bader and Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante. Bader (16-4), the Ultimate Fighter 10 champ, has won two of his past three bouts; Cavalcante (12-4, 1 NC) was last seen in November, when he defeated Igor Pokrajac via first-round submission.
Submitted Apr 2, 2014 10:45PM by DrivenDavies15 - 6 comments
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Amanda Nunes Meets Octagon Debutant Alexis Dufresne at UFC on Fox 11 in Orlando
A women’s bantamweight confrontation between Amanda Nunes and Octagon newcomer Alexis Dufresne has been added to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upcoming debut in Orlando, Fla.
Submitted Apr 2, 2014 9:38PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Leslie Smith Offers To Fight Sarah Kaufman at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale
Leslie Smith offers to fill in for the injured Shayna Baszler and face Sarah Kaufman in a rematch on The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale fight card on April.
Submitted Apr 2, 2014 9:37PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC on FOX 11 lineup complete, Romero vs. Tavares claims final main-card slot
The impressive 13-bout lineup for this month’s UFC on FOX 11 event is now complete, and a middleweight contest between Yoel Romero (7-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Brad Tavares (12-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) has claimed the evening’s fourth and final main-card slot.
Submitted Apr 2, 2014 9:35PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jon Jones undergoes voluntary random drug testing
Jon Jones says that he has volunteered to undergo random drug testing from the Maryland Athletic Commission ahead of his title fight with Glover Teixeira.
Submitted Apr 2, 2014 9:33PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Cormier-Hendo winner to get a title shot
Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson is set for UFC 175, and the winner will be next in line behind Alexander Gustafsson in the title picture.
Submitted Apr 2, 2014 9:32PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
Siver given temporary suspension
Dennis Siver has been suspended by the NSAC ahead of a commission hearing related to his failed UFC 168 post-fight drug test.
Submitted Apr 2, 2014 9:31PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller targeted for Ireland on July 19
McGregor must be cleared by a doctor before being allowed to compete and has an appointment next week in Los Angeles to do just that. If the 25-year-old gets cleared, the fight with Miller would take place on July 19 when the UFC returns to McGregor’s hometown of Dublin, Ireland.
Submitted Apr 2, 2014 9:03PM by LooseCannon - 4 comments
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