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Abel Trujillo Didn’t Get the Win at UFC Fight Night 27, but He’s Going to Be Paid Like He Did
For all the talk surrounding the outstanding card that was UFC Fight Night 27 in Indianapolis on Wednesday night, some of the loudest dialogue surrounded a preliminary fight between Abel Trujillo of South Florida’s Blackzilian’s camp, and former Strikeforce slugger Roger Bowling. Bowling and Trujillo kicked off the night’s action in a back-and-forth scrap that highlighted the toughness and grit of both fighters. As the second round came to a close, however, controversy enveloped the Bankers Life Fieldhouse and much debate across social media outlets ensued...
UFC Fight Night 27 Live Gate and Attendance Pales in Comparison to Last Trip to Indy
What a difference a day makes… the day of the week that is. The UFC returned to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Wednesday night to a turnout that paled in comparison to the promotion’s first foray there. UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 drew an audience of 5,950, producing a live gate of $355,290. Those are not typical UFC numbers...
'UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson' official for Nov. 9 on FOX Sports 1
As expected, Vitor Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) and Dan Henderson (29-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) will meet in a light-heavyweight headliner at UFC Fight Night 32. Following Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 27 event, UFC President Dana White confirmed the Nov. 9 event will air on FOX Sports 1. The channel is expected to air both a main card and part of the prelims. Facebook also is expect to stream some opening bouts...
UFC announces Jan. 4 for debut event in Singapore
The UFC will makes its debut in Southeast Asia when it hosts an event in Singapore on Jan. 4, officials today announced. According to the announcement, it'll be one of "several" events in Asia in 2014. Venue and broadcast plans weren't announced, and no fights have been booked for the card. Ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks...
UFC Fight Night 27 bonuses: Thatch, Cummings, Condit, Kampmann earn $50K
INDIANAPOLIS – Brandon Thatch, Zak Cummings, Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 27 event.
Ben Askren calls out UFC 'roids coverup
Ben Askren went to Twitter to talk both about Josh Barnett's PED use and the UFC's Countdown program not mentioning his positive drug test after beating Randy Couture.
RDA claims 2 foes broke hands on his new metal jaw
UFC Lightweight Rafael dos Anjos suffered a broken jaw in a 2010 loss to Clay Guida, he claims that two of his subsequent opponents have broken their hands on his titanium replacement jaw.
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.
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.
'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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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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...
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.
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.
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.
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
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