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UFC News - Page 38

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WSOF's McInnes says Tibau is 'clear cut' juicer
(bloodyelbow.com)
Canadian lightweight attraction, Andrew McInnes weighs in on his WSOF opponent, Cody McKenzie, the PED epidemic, new age training implements, diet coaches, what it was like fighting for MFC and more.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 10:33AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Champ Anthony Pettis Opens as Betting Favorite Against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185
(sherdog.com)
Champ Anthony Pettis Opens as Betting Favorite Against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 10:31AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC returns to theaters with Fathom Events for UFC 184 in Los Angeles
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC will return to movie theaters this month for UFC 184.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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VanZant follows Rousey in solo Reebok deal
(bloodyelbow.com)
It looks like the first strawweight with a Reebok deal won't be champion Carla Esparza, but Paige VanZant instead.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 8:58PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hector Lombard's manager 'really, really surprised' UFC fighter failed drug test
(mmajunkie.com)
Hector Lombard’s manager today told MMAjunkie he was “really, really surprised” at the news of a UFC 182 drug test that came back positive for designer steroid desoxymethyltestosterone.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 8:54PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC issues statement on Hector Lombard's positive test at UFC 182
(mmajunkie.com)
Following Hector Lombard’s positive drug test after his win at UFC 182, the UFC has issued a statement about the fighter.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 8:52PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kaufman meets Alexis Davis in trilogy fight at UFC 186 in Montreal
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to Montreal in April has a trilogy fight on its hands between a pair of Canadians.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 8:50PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hector Lombard Tested Positive for Steroids in UFC 182 Drug Screen
(sherdog.com)
Hector Lombard is the latest mixed martial artist to allegedly test positive for steroids. Sherdog.com confirmed with Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett that the UFC welterweight failed a drug test administered by the NAC at UFC 182 in January. MMAFighting.com first reported the news. The former Strikeforce competitor’s test reportedly came back positive for desoxymethyltestosterone, better known as DMT. The NAC received the results of the test on Jan. 13. Bennett told Sherdog.com that Lombard's drug screen was administered on Jan. 3, the day of the event.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 4:05PM by isk - 14 comments
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Kikuno-Souza, Giagos-de Oliveira among UFC Fight Night 62 additions
(mmajunkie.com)
Three bouts have been added to next month’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. The matchups include featherweights Katsunori Kikuno (23-6-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Kevin Souza (15-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC), lightweights Christos Giagos (10-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Jorge de Oliveira (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), and flyweights Bentley Syler (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Fredy Serrano (1-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC). UFC officials today announced the fights via UFC.com. The latest UFC Fight Night 62 card now includes: Ryan LaFlare vs. Demian Maia Gilbert Burns vs. Josh Thomson Ben Saunders vs. Erick Silva Leonardo Santos vs. Matt Wiman Shayna Baszler vs. Amanda Nunes Akbarh Arreola vs. Francisco Trinaldo Andre Fili vs. Godofredo Pepey Drew Dober vs. Leandro Silva Cain Carrizosa vs. Leonardo Mafra Katsunori Kikuno vs. Kevin Souza Jorge de Oliveira vs. Christos Giagos Fredy Serrano vs. Bentley Syler
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 10:24AM by Budgellism - 6 comments
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Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi is UFC 186's new co-main event
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC 186 has lost its original co-headliner, but its replacement comes with championship stakes. UFC officials today announced the cancellation of a welterweight co-main event between Rory MacDonald (18-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and Hector Lombard (35-4-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC). In its place, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (21-2-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) meets Kyoji Horiguchi (15-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). UFC 186 takes place April 25 at Montreal’s Bell Centre. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 10:21AM by Budgellism - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nevada commission: Anderson Silva passed out-of-competition test for HGH, PEDs
(mmajunkie.com)
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva passed his second out-of-competition test in connection with this past month’s UFC 183 event, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 6:42PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Ronda Rousey appears in the 2015 SI Swimsuit Issue
(ftw.usatoday.com)
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is one of several athletes to appear in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Rousey, who will defend her title against Cat Zingano in less than three weeks at UFC 184, actually posed for the issue this past fall. While the above photo, taken during a shoot on Captiva Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, may look comfortably warm and peaceful, Rousey remembers it being “freezing ass cold” that day...
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 1:07PM by grappler0000 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Carmouche on issues with women's 135-pound class
(mmafighting.com)
Liz Carmouche has been waiting to be booked in a fight for months. The popular women's bantamweight explains what took so long.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Johnson down for Dillashaw fight -- for $2 million
(mmafighting.com)
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would be willing to fight bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, but he's got to get paid serious money to do so.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mike Dolce: Kelvin Gastelum 'could be the welterweight champion' if he gets weight issues sorted out
(mmafighting.com)
We may have seen the last of Kelvin Gastelum at welterweight. And that is a shame, according to Mike Dolce.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
GSP: Silva had 'biological weapon', it's cheating
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre says Anderson Silva shouldn't have been allowed to compete with a 'biological weapon'.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:20AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mirko Cro Cop says he didn't return to the UFC for the money
(bloodyelbow.com)
When Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic returns to the UFC in Krakow on April 11th, he won't be returning for financial reasons. In fact, he says he's doing it to "right some things".
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:17AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Jorge Masvidal not too happy with Iaquinta fight
(bloodyelbow.com)
It seems as if UFC lightweight and former Strikeforce title challenge Jorge Masvidal isn't keen on his new match-up with Al Iaquinta this April.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:16AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC: Report of pay withheld from Anderson Silva after drug test failure 'not true'
(mmajunkie.com)
A report Sunday evening by Brazilian media outlet Veja.com stated the UFC had withheld a payment of nearly $6 million to Anderson Silva after his failed pre-UFC 183 drug test. The report claimed the withheld money was Silva’s (34-6 MMA, 17-2 UFC) $600,000 fight purse, $200,000 win bonus and the money he made off of his pay-per-view “points,” or percentage of PPV revenue, for the Jan. 31 pay-per-view fight, where the former longtime middleweight champion returned from a 13-month layoff to earn a decision win over former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-10 MMA, 7-7 UFC). It's so unlike Brazilian websites to post lies Edit: For some reason when I post from my iPad the links never work. Sorry about that it's the first story on junkie.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 9:21AM by postman - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC withholding Silva's $2.17 million pay
(bloodyelbow.com)
A Brazilian news outlet is claiming that the UFC has blocked payment to the former champ following his UFC 183 drug test failure.
Submitted Feb 8, 2015 5:36PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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