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UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil adds Alcantara vs. Araujo, Patrick vs. Whiteley
The UFC's October event in Brazil continues to take shape as two more contests have reportedly been added to the UFC Fight Night 29 lineup.
Submitted Aug 27, 2013 8:03PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Jessica Andrade vs. Rosi Sexton added to UFC Fight Night 30 in England
England's first female representative in the UFC will fight in front of a friendly crowd, as Rosi Sexton meets Brazilian Jessica Andrade at October's UFC Fight Night 30 event in Manchester, England.
Submitted Aug 27, 2013 5:28PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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'TUF 19' tryouts draw ex-Bellator champ Good, Cage Warriors' Pendred, 81 others
INDIANAPOLIS – Former Bellator champion Lyman Good, Cage Warriors champ Cathal Pendred and former Cage Warriors titleholder Chris Fields were among more than 80 fighters who attended today's tryouts for "The Ultimate Fighter 19."
Submitted Aug 27, 2013 5:27PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Daniel Sarafian vs. Cesar Ferreira possible for UFC Fight Night 32
If both men sign the contract, UFC Fight Night 32 will likely feature the TUF Brazil 1 final that never happened.
Submitted Aug 27, 2013 5:23PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC signs Alan Patrick and Garett Whiteley to face off at UFC Fight Night 29
The UFC continues to bolster one of its deepest divisions with the signing of two new lightweights who are set to face of at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields on October 9 in Barueri, Brazil.
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 3:05PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight Night 27 start times, fight card, TV info and media events
It's fight week again for the UFC, and this week, we're treated to two shows, including Wednesday's "UFC Fight Night 27: Kampmann vs. Condit II" event.
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 12:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Reminder: 'Countdown to UFC 164' premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1
As a reminder, the UFC's traditional pre-event show returns tonight with the debut of "Countdown to UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2" on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 12:25PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Josh Barnett Ready to Make the First Defense of the UFC Title He Won a Decade Ago
Josh Barnett will be returning to the UFC after an 11-year absence to take on fellow former heavyweight champion Frank Mir in Milwaukee on Saturday night. With nine wins in his last ten fights, Barnett is clearly still a force to be reckoned with in the heavyweight division. More than that, he believes he is still the champion because he hasn’t lost a fight in the Octagon since winning the title at UFC 36...
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 8:32AM by grappler0000 - 14 comments
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UFC Fight Night 27 preview: 40 pre-fight facts for 'Condit vs. Kampmann 2'
The UFC returns to the Midwest on Wednesday as "UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann 2" takes place from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. It has been nearly three years since the organization visited Indiana, and it has put together a solid fight to entertain the MMA-thirsty fans in the region. For the first time since Fabricio Werdum faced Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC on FUEL TV 10 earlier this year, a non-title rematch will headline an event as ranked welterweights Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann will mix it up for a second time more than four years after their initial meeting...
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 8:30AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
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Ryan LaFlare vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio added to November's UFC Fight Night 32
"The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2" finalist Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) makes his official UFC debut in November, as he meets Ryan LaFlare (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 32. The new booking was first reported by Combate, and MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) subsequently confirmed that both fighters have agreed to the contest. UFC execs have yet to officially announce the matchup.
Submitted Aug 24, 2013 5:51PM by Budgellism - 2 comments
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UFC's Joseph Benavidez cool with coach Duane Ludwig's pot use to study film
On Sept. 4, Joseph Benavidez will meet Jussier Formiga at UFC Fight Night 28 in his third fight this year.
Submitted Aug 24, 2013 2:32PM by Webbie - 15 comments
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VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva Ready To Break Sonnen’s Nose, Make Him Swallow His Own Teeth
Wanderlei Silva has an intense and clear message for Chael Sonnen! “I’m only waiting for the date and the location. Because the people want this fight and I want this fight. Sonnen, I will beat you up, you coward… why do I have so many fans? Why does everybody want to watch me fight? Why are you my fan? It’s because I fight with all my heart. “I don’t go int here to give up. Like Sonnen did against Jones in the very first round. Like he did against Anderson, when a knee to the chest and stayed down like a little girl. “Sonnen is a lower level fighter. Don’t listen to what that fool says. Now you’ve messed with the wrong guy, and I will beat you up.
Submitted Aug 24, 2013 11:51AM by airkerma - 14 comments
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Bermudez vs. Lentz, Chiesa vs. Smith added to UFC's 'Fight for the Troops 3'
The UFC's next "Fight for the Troops" card is filling quickly, and Dennis Bermudez (11-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) vs. Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) and Michael Chiesa (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Colton Smith (3-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) are the latest additions to the lineup. With the additions to the card, the UFC Fight Night 31 lineup now includes: Tim Kennedy vs. Lyoto Machida Rustam Khabilov vs. Jorge Masvidal Seth Baczynski vs. Neil Magny Ronny Markes vs. Yoel Romero Chris Camozzi vs. Lorenz Larkin Francisco Rivera vs. George Roop Dennis Bermudez vs. Nik Lentz Michael Chiesa vs. Colton Smith
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 9:07PM by Budgellism - 4 comments
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Belfort vs. Henderson 2 set for 205 pounds, official for UFC Fight Night 32
A recently rumored rematch between MMA legends Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson is now official.
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 8:03PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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UFC 166 adds Eye vs. Kaufman, sends Rivera vs. Roop to UFC Fight Night 31
As expected, recent UFC signee Jessica Eye will face Sarah Kaufman at October's UFC 166 event.
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 8:03PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC Fight Night 27's Hatsu Hioki views Darren Elkins matchup as 'new beginning'
It's safe to say that after four trips to the octagon, Hatsu Hioki's UFC career has not gone according to plan. Upon signing with the organization in 2011, Hioki was considered to be one of the most dominant 145-pound fighters in the world after a run of success that saw him win nine of 10 fights. His first two UFC appearances were bumpy, but he got the job done with wins over George Roop and Bart Palaszewski. But once he was paired against the next level of fighters in the division, such as Ricardo Lamas and Clay Guida, it all went downhill.
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 5:06PM by DrivenDavies15 - 3 comments
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LaRosa not headed for the UFC after TUF 18
Apparently Tara LaRosa's run on TUF 18 didn't go as planned. Reports have surfaced that she'll be facing Women's Bantamweight King of Pancrase Rin Nakai at Pancrase 252 in September.
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 3:58PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Ben Askren: Bellator 'doing me a favor' if it lets me go to the UFC
Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren insists he wasn't the least bit surprised to learn that his boss, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, might not be hard at work trying to figure out how to retain his services now that his contract is up.
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 1:06PM by Webbie - 12 comments
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Camozzi-Larkin, Markes-Romero added to UFC's 'Fight for the Troops 3' card
The UFC's next "Fight for the Troops" show continues to fill out with the addition of a pair of middleweight fights. Chris Camozzi meets Lorenz Larkin, while Ronny Markes takes on Yoel Romero.
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC: Donald Cerrone cooperating with authorities on alleged boating incident
Donald Cerrone declined comment both directly and through officials, but the UFC said the lightweight is cooperating with authorities following an alleged "boating rage" incident two months ago in Colorado. "We are aware of the situation and understand that Mr. Cerrone is fully cooperating with the investigation," a UFC official stated in an email to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com)...
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 8:14AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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