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Erick Silva leaves octagon on a stretcher following thrilling main event against Matt Brown
(bloodyelbow.com)
Erick Silva took a severe beating from Matt Brown in the main event of UFC Fight Night Cincinnati, and was later sent to the hospital on a stretcher.
Submitted May 11, 2014 2:19AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFN bonuses: Matt Brown wins 100k
(bloodyelbow.com)
"The Immortal" stole the show and earned both 'Fight of the Night' honours and a performance bonus for his efforts against Erick Silva.
Submitted May 11, 2014 2:17AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ratings Report: Jones, Rousey Receiving Surprisingly Lower PPV Numbers in 2014
(bjpenn.com)
The UFC is filled with big stars and talented fighters. For two decades, the organization has featured the best in the business and introduced hundreds of talented mixed martial artists to the general public. Within those two decades, a hand full of huge names have stuck with the masses, and those names almost insured huge fan interaction, high tickets sales, and large pay-per-view numbers. Names like Chuck Liddell, Randy Couture, Georges St. Pierre, and Anderson Silva brought hype no matter who they were fighting.
Submitted May 9, 2014 7:31PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 40 weigh-in results: Brown, Silva make weight
(mmajunkie.com)
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) -Matt Brown (170.5) vs. Erick Silva (170.5) -Lorenz Larkin (185.5) vs. Constantinos Philippou (185) -Daron Cruickshank (156) vs. Erik Koch (155) -Neil Magny (170.5) vs. Tim Means (170) -Soa Palelei (263) vs. Ruan Potts (244) -Chris Cariaso (125.5) vs. Louis Smolka (126) PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 2, 8 p.m. ET) -Ed Herman (185) vs. Rafael Natal (185.5) -Kyoji Horiguchi (126) vs. Darrell Montague (125) -Yan Cabral (170.5) vs. Zak Cummings (169.5) -Johnny Eduardo (136) vs. Eddie Wineland (136) PRELIMINARY CARD (Preliminary card, 6:30 p.m. ET) -Manny Gamburyan (145.5) vs. Nik Lentz (145) -Justin Salas (155.5) vs. Ben Wall (155) -Anthony Lapsley (174)* vs. Albert Tumenov (170.5) * – Has two hours to make weight
Submitted May 9, 2014 5:07PM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Josh Thomson vs. Michael Johnson set for FOX UFC Saturday on July 26
(msn.foxsports.com)
After his last fight, a heartbreaking split-decision loss, longtime lightweight star Josh Thomson considered retirement, but "the Punk" isn't quite ready to call it quits yet. Instead, he'll return with a hometown fight against surging Michael Johnson.
Submitted May 9, 2014 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cruz will not be asking for immediate title shot
(bloodyelbow.com)
"I never chose my fights in any part of my career, and even when I was going for the title fights (at UFC 169), that was because I was a titleholder," Cruz said. "I felt that, being a titleholder, why would I ever, ever take a step back and not fight for the title? Even if, let's say I was to go in there and just get mopped up (against Barao), that was the place that I was in. That was where I deserved to be, that title shot. I don't believe I would've gotten mopped up and I believe, still, in my heart, that I'm the best 135-pounder in the world when I can get back to full health. But I've never chosen my fights, and I'm not going to start now. "Whatever they give me, I'm going to do. Things are going to fall into place. I'll be right back in the position as long as I deserve it, and I'll work my way through however I need to. I'm not stressing about it because my first love is fighting, and if I need to fight, I don't care who I gotta fight. I just can't wait to get back in there, to be honest."
Submitted May 9, 2014 9:48AM by Budgellism - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Sarah Moras Faces Undefeated Alexis Dufresne at TUF 19 Finale
(mmaweekly.com)
A women’s bantamweight match-up between Sarah Moras and Alexis Dufresne has been added to The Ultiamte Fighter 19 Finale fight card. UFC officials announced bout on Thursday.
Submitted May 8, 2014 9:54PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tim Kennedy considering a move to 170
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC middleweight competitor Tim Kennedy joined the Joe Rogan Experience on Wednesday afternoon, where he discussed a variety of topics including where he stands in the 185lb division, and whether he may potentially move to welterweight.
Submitted May 8, 2014 9:48PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Guilherme Vasconcelos vs. Luke Zachrich joins UFC 175 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
A middleweight bout between Guilherme Vasconcelos (3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Luke Zachrich (13-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to July’s UFC 175 lineup. UFC officials today announced the bout. UFC 175 takes place July 5 at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Vasconcelos vs. Zachrich will likely be part of the prelims.
Submitted May 8, 2014 10:34AM by Budgellism - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira slated for UFC on FOX 12
(mmajunkie.com)
Fresh off a victorious return to the UFC and an upset of Phil Davis, Anthony Johnson (17-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will meet fellow light heavyweight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) at UFC on FOX 12. UFC officials today announced the bout, which is the first for the card, following an initial report from FOXSports.com. UFC on FOX 12 takes place July 26 at SAP Center in San Jose. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Although it won’t be the main event, Johnson vs. Nogueira is slated for the main card.
Submitted May 8, 2014 10:31AM by Budgellism - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Stefan Struve returns at UFC 175 to meet Matt Mitrione
(bloodyelbow.com)
The long heart-related saga is over for Stefan Struve, and the big man will make his UFC comeback at UFC 175.
Submitted May 8, 2014 12:37AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Guto Inocente vs. Derrick Lewis set for TUF 19 Finale card
(mmafighting.com)
Guto Inocente will finally make his UFC debut.
Submitted May 7, 2014 4:39PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
CABMMA: Vitor Belfort is cleared to fight in Brazil
(mmafighting.com)
There's a light at the end of the tunnel for Vitor Belfort.
Submitted May 7, 2014 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jake Lindsey replaces Yosdenis Cedeno at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque
(mmajunkie.com)
Undefeated promotional newcomer Jake Lindsey (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has replaced injured Yosdenis Cedeno (9-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and now meets fellow lightweight Jon Tuck (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 42.
Submitted May 7, 2014 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Recent UFC winner Patrick Cote wants fight with Thiago Alves this fall
(mmajunkie.com)
Patrick Cote is respectfully calling for a fight with fellow UFC welterweight Thiago Alves.
Submitted May 7, 2014 1:43AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cat Zingano cleared to train, Sarah Kaufman offers 'tune up' fight
(mmajunkie.com)
Top-ranked UFC women’s bantamweight contender Cat Zingano (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) today revealed she’s been cleared to return to a full training regimen, and she’s already got an opponent willing to welcome her back to the cage.
Submitted May 6, 2014 7:57PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ildemar Alcantara vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio added to UFC 175 in July
(mmajunkie.com)
A welterweight matchup between Brazilian Ildemar Alcantara (20-6 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Argentinian Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to UFC 175 in Las Vegas.
Submitted May 6, 2014 7:56PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jussier Formiga vs. Zach Makovsky added to UFC 176 in August
(mmajunkie.com)
A flyweight matchup between Jussier Formiga (16-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Zach Makovsky (18-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC 176 lineup.
Submitted May 6, 2014 7:55PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Fabio Maldonado replaces Junior dos Santos, faces Stipe Miocic at TUF Brazil 3 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
Light heavyweight slugger Fabio Maldonado (21-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will move up to the heavyweight division to face Stipe Miocic (11-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) in the headlining bout of this month’s TUF Brazil 3 Finale. Brazilian outlet Combate first reported the change, and MMAjunkie has since confirmed the move with multiple sources close to the event. Maldonado steps in for an injured Junior dos Santos, who was forced to withdraw from the card after fracturing his hand in training...
Submitted May 6, 2014 6:14PM by grappler0000 - 28 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
John "Doomsday" Howard signs 4 fight UFC deal
(mvcmanagement.com)
Looks like he's made the best of his UFC return. 4 more fights
Submitted May 6, 2014 5:25PM by tallica62 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
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