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Las Vegan Drysdale signs with UFC, will debut against Oliveira in Rio  
Las Vegan Robert Drysdale has signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and will make his debut against Ednaldo Oliveira at UFC 163 on Aug. 3 in Rio de Janeiro.
Submitted Jun 4, 2013 6:05PM by prophecy033 - 11 comments
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Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara booked for UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 in Boston
A bout between highly ranked bantamweights Urijah Faber and Yuri Alcantara has been booked for UFC on FOX Sports 1 1.
Submitted Jun 4, 2013 4:19PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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UFC 161 bout order shuffled with Sonnen/Rua off
With Chael Sonnen/Mauricio Rua off the table, the injury-laden UFC 161 has undergone some significant changes to its bout order.
Submitted Jun 4, 2013 4:18PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Jason Miller never recieved health coverage for knee surgery from the UFC
Not a lot has been heard from Jason Miller since a series of bizarre incidents capped off the end of his professional fighting career. Now he's back on "The MMA Hour" with Ariel Helwani to talk about his problems with UFC health care and a few harsh words for Kobe Bryant.
Submitted Jun 4, 2013 4:16PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Tarec Saffiedine out, Robbie Lawler now meets Siyar Bahadurzada at UFC on Fox 8
Robbie Lawler won't be meeting the last Strikeforce welterweight champion at UFC on Fox 8 after all. Tarec Saffiedine, who was set to make his UFC debut at the July 27th event, has been injured and will be replaced by hard-hitting Siyar Bahadurzada. The UFC tweeted the news minutes ago:
Submitted Jun 4, 2013 2:54PM by Budgellism - 11 comments
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Chael Sonnen not fighting Mauricio Rua at UFC 161, fight could still take place at UFC on FS1 in Boston
So much for Shogun Rua staying on the UFC 161 main card.
Submitted Jun 3, 2013 10:49PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Stephan Bonnar, Forrest Griffin weren't given prior notice to Hall of Fame announcement
Dana White recently announced that TUF 1 fighters Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar were going to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. But it seems that no one told the fighters beforehand.
Submitted Jun 3, 2013 7:46PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Lyoto Machida vs. Phil Davis set for UFC Rio 4
Light heavyweight Phil Davis (11-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) could get a chance to cut back in line for No. 1 contender if he gets past his next challenge. Sources close to the fight on Monday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) the 28-year-old fighter is set to meet ex-champ Lyoto Machida (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) at UFC 163, which takes place Aug. 3 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian website Portal do Vale Tudo first reported the fight on Monday.
Submitted Jun 3, 2013 2:24PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Rumor: Shogun vs Sonnen set for UFC 161
Translated: Mauricio Shogun and Chael Sonnen will battle on the UFC 161. After Sonnen tweets that he's available, on monday night, the American trash talker indeed confirmed the deal with the UFC and will be a last-minute-replacement in the card. June 15 in Winnipeg, Canada. The information was confirmed by Combate.com with people that are close to the UFC.
Submitted Jun 3, 2013 1:06PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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UFC reportedly considering a major show at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2013
We've heard about the UFC's plans for stadium shows. But a speedway show? It's not as farfetched as you might think.
Submitted Jun 3, 2013 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Chael Sonnen campaigns for UFC 161's open slot against 'Shogun' Rua
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) is injured and out of next week's UFC 161 co-headliner with light heavyweight Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (21-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC), but one familiar name has offered his services as a replacement. And Chael Sonnen (27-13-1 MMA, 6-6 UFC) did it in the only way he knows how. "@ShogunRua I HEAR BRAZILIAN CHICKEN IS OFF THE MENU. AMERICAN GANGSTER IS STILL AVAILABLE IF YOU WANT TO SEND YOUR WAITRESS OVER," he wrote via Twitter. As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) reported Sunday, Nogueira was forced off the June 15 card with a back injury. Officials haven't formally announced the scratch as of Monday morning. UFC 161 takes place at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The main card, including Rua's bout, airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook.
Submitted Jun 3, 2013 10:53AM by sparky - 11 comments
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‘TUF: Brazil 2’ Final Set, Leonardo Santos Meets William Macario at UFC on Fuel TV 10
The final bout for the second season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” is set, as welterweights Leonardo Santos and William Macario will square off at UFC on Fuel TV 10. The UFC officially announced the pairing on Sunday evening. UFC on Fuel TV 10 takes at the Paulo Sarasate Gymnasium in Fortaleza, Brazil on Saturday night and is headlined by a heavyweight clash pitting Fabricio Werdum against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
Submitted Jun 3, 2013 3:40AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Ronda Rousey and her mother not pleased with Dave Camarillo's assessment of her ground game
Yesterday, MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas posted an interview with Dave Camarillo where they talk about judo in MMA, and specifically about Ronda Rousey's ground game. It didn't take long for Ronda and her mother to respond to Camarillo's assessment.
Submitted Jun 3, 2013 12:51AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira out at UFC 161, promotion seeks replacement
An ailing Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from this month's UFC 161 event, and UFC officials are currently seeking a replacement opponent for Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (21-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC). The scratch was first reported by GloboEsporte.com, and MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has since confirmed the change with multiple sources close to the promotion. GloboEsporte.com's report cited a herniated disc as the reason for the withdrawal. A timetable for his return was not immediately established.
Submitted Jun 2, 2013 6:02PM by Budgellism - 21 comments
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White on Nelson: 'Beat someone' to get title shot
It's no secret that Dana White doesn't like UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson. But he says that his personal feeling have nothing to do with Nelson not getting a heavyweight title shot.
Submitted Jun 1, 2013 11:07PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Le, Philippou the latest to call out Bisping
Cung Le and Constantinos Philippou are the latest UFC middleweights to call out Michael Bisping.
Submitted Jun 1, 2013 11:05PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Report: Magnus Cedenblad vs. Robert McDaniel slated for UFC on FOX Sports 1 2
The card for the UFC's return to Indianapolis in late summer continues to take shape with the addition of a middleweight bout to the lineup. According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Ataque Total, Magnus Cedenblad (10-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Robert McDaniel (21-6 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet on the second UFC on FOX Sports 1 card. UFC officials have not yet announced the fight. UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 takes place Aug. 28. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the Indiana state capital city of Indianapolis. The event's main card airs live on FOX Sports 1. Broadcast plans for the preliminary card have yet to be announced.
Submitted Jun 1, 2013 11:14AM by Budgellism - 4 comments
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UFC on FX 8 'Fight of the Night' winner Lucas Martins to drop two weight classes
Brazilian knockout artist Lucas Martins (13-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will drop down not just one but two divisions for his next UFC appearance. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today learned from Martins' manager, Wade Hampel, that the 24-year-old "Mineiro" will fight at bantamweight in his next UFC appearance. "I requested the change this morning with Sean Shelby and Joe Silva, and they signed off on it," Hampel said.
Submitted Jun 1, 2013 11:13AM by Budgellism - 3 comments
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Jessica Andrade Replaces Miesha Tate, Will Debut vs. Liz Carmouche
Fortunately for Liz Carmouche, it looks like a sudden switch-up in the women's bantamweight division won't cancel her next UFC appearance. Now that Miesha Tate has been called up to the title picture, "Girl-Rilla" will instead greet a newcomer in Brazilian prospect Jessica Andrade at UFC on Fox 8 on July 27.
Submitted Jun 1, 2013 3:40AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Shane del Rosario forced out at UFC 162, Dave Herman now meets Gabriel Gonzaga
Dave Herman will get another chance to prove his claim that jiu-jitsu doesn't work, as he meets fourth-degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 162.
Submitted Jun 1, 2013 12:20AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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