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(Warning: Graphic Photo) Bobby Green suffers torn quad muscle, posts pic from surgery
UFC lightweight attraction, Bobby "King" Green suffers torn quad, posts picture from surgery.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 8:53PM by JLS1980 - 8 comments
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After Earning Third Straight Win at UFC on Fox 14, Albert Tumenov Wants Rick Story Next
After dropping a split decision to Ildemar Alcantara in his promotional debut, Albert Tumenov has been on a roll in the Octagon. The 23-year-old Russian earned his third straight victory on Saturday night, outpointing local favorite Nicholas Musoke in a preliminary welterweight contest at UFC on Fox 14 in Stockholm. Tumenov started slowly, as his opponent consistently connected with hard kicks to the body in the opening frame.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 4:03PM by tildengolfer - 10 comments
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Gustafsson Says Dream of Jon Jones Rematch Is ‘Done’ After Loss at UFC on Fox 14
In mixed martial arts, things can change in a moment. At UFC on Fox 14, Alexander Gustafsson went from being the No. 1 contender for Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title, to losing his spot to Anthony Johnson. Many fans and MMA pundits alike thought Gustafsson defeated Jones at UFC 165, leading the Swedish fighter to campaign for a rematch. But according to the 28-year-old, he is done trying to coax “Bones” into a fight.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 4:02PM by tildengolfer - 7 comments
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Dan Henderson Not Concerned with Health After Knockout Loss, Plans to Stay at 185
Dan Henderson may be in the twilight of his career, but it doesn’t sound like he plans on riding off into the sunset just yet.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 4:01PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Makwan Amirkhani on bizarre Joe Rogan post-fight interview: I thought he was drunk
Makwan Amirkhani almost had his night ruined by UFC commentator Joe Rogan. Amirkhani, who made his UFC debut on the preliminary portion of the fight card in Sweden, blitzed his opponent Andy Ogle with a flying knee and several follow-up shots to force a stoppage in eight seconds. It was a remarkably impressive debut performance, as well as one of the more memorable finishes of the evening.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:59PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
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Photo: Jon Jones' (deleted) tweet reacting to Alexander Gustafsson's TKO loss to Anthony Johnson
Kicking them while they're down. Jon Jones took at shot at his rival in Alexander Gustafsson immediately after his TKO loss to Anthony Johnson, but like many of the UFC light heavyweight champ's tweets, it was deleted shortly after. As he probably already knows, nothing stays deleted these days. Here's our screengrab from his twitter account:
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:56PM by tildengolfer - 15 comments
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Alexander Gustafsson on defeat: 'It's just a lot of pain'
It was billed as a No. 1 contender's bout in the light heavyweight division, but it was stacked in Alexander Gustafsson's favor to get the job done. Yet despite fighting in his native Sweden in front of 30,000 people at the Tele2 Arena in Stockhold, the hometown hero Gustafsson was overwhelmed by Anthony Johnson in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:54PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Anthony Johnson could be last man standing between Jon Jones and heavyweight
Anthony Johnson’s work in Stockholm wasn’t so much a thing of beauty as it was of destruction. The interloper was cracking mountain faces with those punches he was throwing. Gustafsson, who had come in planning to work the delicacies of the striking game, was off his moorings from the first jab. All it took was an accidental eye-poke to signal the end. Right after that Johnson landed a right hand that sent Gustafsson’s title shot fleeting like a genie from the bottle, while 30,000 people at the Tele2 Arena jumped in unison to try and catch its tail.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:54PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Let's all hope Diaz vs. Silva is a big sell & we start getting more fights between weight classes.
I understand why the UFC is hesitant to book fights with guys from different weight classes, but at the same time, I feel cheated for never seeing a prime GSP fight Silva. I understand why GSP was hesitant to fight Silva at 185 (If that is true) but just think of how big that fight would have been for everyone? I bet if the money was right, both fighter's would have made it into the cage, and what fan would have not paid to watch that fight? Would you have lost respect for either fighter regardless of outcome?
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:53PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Dana White doesn't believe it was a bad stoppage in the Henderson vs. Mousasi fight
While Dan Henderson questioned the stoppage at UFC on FOX 14, UFC president Dana White didn't.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:51PM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
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Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson's message for Jon Jones: 'Keep your hands up'
It's no secret what got Anthony "Rumble" Johnson to a UFC light heavyweight title shot. The Georgia native hits with the power of a runaway freight train, as Alexander Gustafsson found out on Saturday night in his first career TKO loss.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:51PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
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UFC on FOX 14: The Pros Tweet
A lot of tweets came out of last night's event, now whether this was UFC mandated or voluntary, a twitter storm erupted over the main event.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:36PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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UFC on FOX 14 bonuses: Anthony Johnson earns $50,000 with TKO of Alexander Gustafsson
Anthony Johnson isn't just leaving Stockholm, Sweden with the biggest win of his career and a title shot opposite UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but an additional $50,000 in bonus money as the surging contender claimed a Performance of the Night award at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 12:30AM by JLS1980 - 15 comments
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UFC on FOX 14's Andy Ogle: 'I should have been cut a long time ago'
STOCKHOLM – Andy Ogle believes he’s fighting for his UFC career at on Saturday at UFC on FOX 14. Then again, he thought the same prior to his previous fight. And also the one before that.
Submitted Jan 24, 2015 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC on FOX 14 weigh-in results: Gustafsson (205), 'Rumble' (204) on weight
STOCKHOLM – UFC on FOX 14 fighter weigh-ins took place today, and all main-card fighters successfully made weight.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 2:57PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Luke Rockhold appears on Bravo's Millionaire Match Maker
Luke Rockhold looks for 'true love' at the age of 29 with the help of a television show. the
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 2:24PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
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UFC Fight Night 62 adds Santos vs. Wiman, Silva vs. Dober, and Teixeira vs. Carrizosa
The UFC officially announced its event in Rio de Janeiro on March 21, and added three new bouts to the card.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 12:19PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Luke Barnatt announces he's fighting Clint Hester at UFC Fight Night 63
STOCKHOLM – British middleweight Luke Barnatt (8-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) today announced he’s returning to action on April 4, when he’ll face fellow “The Ultimate Fighter 17? top pick Clint Hester (11-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC).
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 12:11PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Taleb Added To UFC 186
UFC 186 in Montreal has added a Welterweight contest as Tristar’s own Nordine Taleb will face off against Claudio Henrique Da Silva. RDS.ca was the first to break the news of the bout.
Submitted Jan 23, 2015 9:47AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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