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Karlos Vemola vs. Caio Magalhaes added to UFC on Fuel TV 10
Middleweights Karlos Vemola and Caio Magalhaes are set to battle at UFC on Fuel 10 in Brazil, in what is surely a "loser leaves town" matchup.
Submitted Mar 10, 2013 2:12PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Rashad Evans speaks out in favor of gay marriage
After signing his name to a brief being sent to the US Supreme Court, Evans explains his views on marriage equality.
Submitted Mar 9, 2013 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Demetrious Johnson undergoes successful shoulder surgery
Demetrious Johnson's road back to the Octagon has already begun. The UFC flyweight champion told MMAFighting.com that he underwent successful right shoulder surgery at a Seattle hospital on Thursday. "It went well," he wrote via text message. "They found three tears in the labrum and cleaned them up." The torn labrum injury forced Johnson, 26, to withdraw from his scheduled title defense on April 13 against John Moraga...
Submitted Mar 9, 2013 9:14AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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Mark Hunt vs Junior dos Santos is on for UFC 160
All's well that ends well for Mark Hunt. A day after UFC president Dana White said Hunt turned down a fight against Junior dos Santos at UFC 160, "The Super Samoan" got the fight he wanted following a phone conversation with White Thursday night.
Submitted Mar 9, 2013 8:10AM by Playground_Samurai - 36 comments
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Thiago Silva-Rafael 'Feijao' Cavalcante Moved To UFC On FUEL TV 10
According to a report by the Brazilian news source Tatame, a planned bout between Thiago Silva and Rafael Cavalcante has been re-scheduled for June and UFC On FUEL TV 10. The event takes place from Brazil, and is expected to serve as the finale for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2. The bout was originally reported as being made for UFC 162: Silva Vs. Weidman, which goes down in July from Las Vegas.
Submitted Mar 8, 2013 5:37PM by Poor_Franklin - 5 comments
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Jason High returns to the UFC, fights Ildemar Alcantara at UFC on Fuel 10
Jason High is back in the UFC for the first time since 2010, and he will fight in June against Ildemar Alcantara, who is dropping from light-heavyweight to welterweight.
Submitted Mar 8, 2013 3:15PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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TUF Brazil 2 fighter assaults man with car & hands
Shortly after the full cast for the upcoming season of TUF Brazil 2 was released, a video surfaced of one of the fighters assaulting a man on the streets of Brazil.
Submitted Mar 8, 2013 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Bisping inks 2 year analyst deal with FUEL TV
UFC middleweight star, Michael Bisping, just inked a two year deal with FUEL TV to fill analyst and commentary duties on the pre and post event shows, as well as the weigh in shows.
Submitted Mar 8, 2013 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Following UFC 158, Nick Diaz up for shots at middleweight, lightweight titles
Next Saturday Nick Diaz challenges for the UFC's welterweight title. But in the future, he wouldn't mind moving up to compete at middleweight – or even down a division to challenge for the 155-pound title. "If I had that option available to me, I would be honored to be in that position, and I would be gratefully accepting of that position or fight, if you will, with the 185-pound champion or the 155-pound champion," Diaz said. "I would take either fight, and I think I could beat either guy to win a title at both weights.
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 6:06PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Strikeforce's Chrissy Blair, Vanessa Hanson named newest UFC octagon girls
The latest Strikeforce imports to join the UFC roster won't be competing inside the octagon.
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 6:04PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Dana White says Mark Hunt turned down fight with Junior dos Santos
According to UFC president Dana White, there's a very good reason Mark Hunt isn't meeting Junior dos Santos in May - Hunt turned down the fight. This is going to take some heat out of the rally for Mark Hunt. Despite what Hunt said on twitter last night about wanting to take a UFC 160 bout with former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, Dana White said that it was actually Hunt that turned down the bout. Here was the exchange with a fan on twitter: Dana White :@danawhite @NickFury16 @markhunt1974 with his win last week he broke into the top 10. He will get a top 10 fight but as of last nite he turned down JDS MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani elaborated a bit on the situation, saying he spoke to Hunt, but he's not saying anything: Ariel Helwani :@arielhelwani According to @danawhite's twitter, @markhunt1974 "turned down" the JDS fight. Just spoke to Hunt, he declined to comment on the situation.
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 5:21PM by Shawn91111 - 39 comments
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UFC 158 press call: Nick Diaz rips Georges St. Pierre
Nick Diaz: Everyone knows who I am. It's embarrassing not being in control of looking the way you look or coming off the way you want to come off. I'm happy for it when I'm ready for it. My life's a mess. I'm not afraid to admit it. I work hard regardless through this shit. I don't have people handing me water bottles left and right. I have to do that shit on my own and every day I know that I'm doing it on my own and that's why I know I've got to do it that much harder. I don't have people taking care of my money and my financial obligations what have you. All that stuff that people say is important, fuck that. I'm too busy fighting your fights. This new martial arts works for them when it comes to everybody wantitng to be like GSP and want to be strong and have that fitness and be more explosive and quicker. It's really not what martial arts is about. This is mixed martial arts and that' swhat fans want to see. I've lost a shit load of fights but I'm still here. People want to see real boxing, real traditional jiu-jitsu mixed up. They don't want to see five minutes of holding. I think people should be point deducted for it or running away. You should have to punch me out to beat me. People should be able to see that a little better. Maybe one day. I hope so, if I had that much money I'd be pampered the fuck up. There's be people showing up every hour to pamper me the fuck out. Mother fucker I'm not stupid. I can tell what's what. Georges St. Pierre: Uneducated fool. Listen to me. You sound pretty smart right now. I'm not always been like this. I've not always been rich. I started form the bottom. I worked really hard to be where I am right now. I know you don't believe this because you didn't succeed yet and maybe you didn't succeed I your life because I don't think you're smart enough to understand to reach this point. When you talk about people doing things for me, you need people to work for you to get the money rolling.
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 4:21PM by Shawn91111 - 25 comments
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Barry vs. Jordan, Woodley vs. Shields added to UFC 161
Two new fights have been added to the UFC 161 card. Pat Barry vs. Shawn Jordan and Tyron Woodley vs. Jake Shields were made official by the promotion Wednesday. The Canadian Press first reported the news...
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 9:36AM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
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After UFC 160 scratch, Alistair Overeem vs. JDS now likely in summer
Although an undisclosed injury has forced Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) out of May's UFC 160 lineup, it appears UFC officials will simply delay his bout with fellow heavyweight contender Junior dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC). MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) passed along news of Overeem's withdrawal from the May 25 event on Wednesday. Overnight, UFC President Dana White suggested a replacement won't be sought...
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 9:33AM by grappler0000 - 12 comments
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Sam Stout vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg Added to UFC 161
Canadian Sam Stout will face Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 161 in Winnipeg on June 15. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday.
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 5:30AM by Poor_Franklin - 6 comments
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Alistair Overeem injured, out of UFC 160 fight against Junior dos Santos
Fans will have to wait a little longer to see Alistair Overeem vs. Junior dos Santos. According to sources close to Overeem, the heavyweight recently suffered an undisclosed injury while training, which will sideline him for four-to-five weeks. As a result, Overeem's camp recently informed the UFC that he will be unable to fight dos Santos at UFC 160 on May 25.
Submitted Mar 6, 2013 7:34PM by Poor_Franklin - 27 comments
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Former UFC champ Mark Coleman officially retires from MMA
The godfather of ground and pound officially is hanging up his gloves. Mark "The Hammer" Coleman recently announced via Facebook that he's retiring from MMA.
Submitted Mar 6, 2013 6:39PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC on FOX 7 adds Benavidez vs. Uyenoyama
Next month's UFC on FOX 7 event has two new additions. They include flyweights Joseph Benavidez vs. Darren Uyenoyama, as well as bantamweights Francisco Rivera vs. Hugo Viana.
Submitted Mar 6, 2013 6:38PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC 162 adds Munoz vs. Boetsch
With July's UFC 162 event now official with an Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman championship headliner, the UFC has gone to work filling out the rest of the card.
Submitted Mar 6, 2013 6:37PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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