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UFC: If you're a TUF winner, you're automatically on Josh Samman's hit list
UFC middleweight attraction, Josh Samman discusses who's on his call out list, the psychological impact his injuries have had on him, analysis of Eddie Gordon's style and the significance the date of his upcoming fight has to him.
Submitted Oct 22, 2014 12:15AM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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Chad Mendes: I'm in Jose Aldo's head
Chad Mendes discusses avenging his lone professional loss in a featherweight title rematch with Jose Aldo at UFC 179.
Submitted Oct 22, 2014 12:02AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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UFC 183 Update: Brazilian Middleweights Alcantara, Rick Monstro set to clash
Brazilian countrymen Ildemar Alcantara and Richardson Moreira will square off in a middleweight matchup at UFC 183.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 11:59PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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Conor McGregor to Chad Mendes: 'I can rest my balls on your forehead'
Rising featherweight star Conor McGregor apparently has little regard for the wrestling ability of current 145-pound No. 1 contender Chad Mendes.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 11:56PM by xdanish020 - 10 comments
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Anderson Silva explains why all UFC champs could soon be American
For seven years, Brazilian Anderson Silva held onto the UFC middleweight title with an iron grip. But this past week, he found himself trying to answer the question why he and several of his countrymen had lost theirs in recent years.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 9:15PM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
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Cain Velasquez injured; Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt set for interim heavyweight title
The UFC® announced today that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered a right knee injury during training and was forced to withdraw from his championship fight against No.1 contender Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City on November 15.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 8:39PM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
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Fabio Maldonado blames 'Pitbull' brothers' absence for loss to Stipe Miocic
UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado doesn’t regret taking a short-notice headliner with heavyweight Stipe Miocic, but he does regret his mindset going into the fight.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 8:29PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC rescinds Cung Le's suspension, but fighter undecided on next step
For the first time since it began independently testing fighters for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse, the UFC has taken back a suspension it issued for a failed drug test.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 8:27PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Glover Teixeira on Jon Jones' eye-pokes: 'Either way, he would have won that fight'
Glover Teixeira is confident if, given another chance, he could beat UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones. But when it comes to the duo’s first meeting earlier this year, the Brazilian said the champ simply had his number.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 4:26PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Erick Silva meets Mike Rhodes at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil
A welterweight bout between Erick Silva (16-5 MMA, 4-4 UFC) and Mike Rhodes (6-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) is the latest booking for December’s UFC Fight Night 58 lineup.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 4:25PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Jose Aldo: Even though Anthony Pettis 'backed out' of UFC super fight, I still intend to face him
While reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo still has to get through Chad Mendes at UFC 179 this weekend in Brazil (more on that here), he still hasn't forgotten about the time lightweight champion Anthony Pettis challenged him to a 145-pound "super fight" -- only to later back out. Perhaps if "Showtime" can get past Gilbert Melendez in December, the Aldo vs. Pettis chatter can regain some momentum. Unless, of course, a certain "Notorious" Irishman crashes the featherweight party.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Dan Hardy explains Niklas Backstrom's cursing, name flub at UFC Fight Night 53
UFC commentator and onetime welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy visualizes before he straps on the headset to call fights, and he sees himself making the walk from the arena to the cage.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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John Lineker: I'll catch Ian McCall, and he'll find out why I'm 'Hands of Stone'
UFC flyweight John Lineker (24-7 MMA, 5-2 UFC) isn’t interested in a war of words with Ian McCall (13-4-1 MMA, 2-2-1 UFC), but he read “Uncle Creepy’s” recent comments. “Hands of Stone” wants to offer a brief reply.
Submitted Oct 21, 2014 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Shane Carwin would come out of retirement for Brock Lesnar rematch: 'I'm all in'
Shane Carwin told FOX Sports that he would come out of retirement if it meant another chance at Lesnar. Carwin stepped away from the UFC last year due to injuries, mainly a chronically hurt back. Lesnar, meanwhile, is currently the WWE world heavyweight champion. "I'm all in," Carwin said of a rematch. "All the pain would be worth that."
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 11:14PM by RhythmAndStyle - 5 comments
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For Chad Mendes, a few seconds, a fence grab, and a long time to dwell on a loss
The most controversial moment in the first fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes happens fast – we’re talking two, three seconds, tops – but it’s impossible to miss. It’s also impossible to determine just how much it impacts the fight itself, or how much that question even matters.
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC 179 pre-fight facts: Aldo’s Zuffa winning streak approaches all-time record
The UFC’s first pay-per-view in Brazil since August 2013 takes place Saturday as UFC 179 heads to Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro.
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 7:35PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Henry Cejudo moves to bantamweight, faces Dustin Kimura at UFC on FOX 13
Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will try again to make his UFC debut, moving up to bantamweight to face Dustin Kimura (11-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) at UFC on FOX 13.
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 7:31PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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'UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes' fight card, start times, extended video preview
After a three-week break from a busy 2014 schedule, the UFC returns to pay-per-view on Saturday with “UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes” in Brazil.
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 3:43PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Daniel Cormier named permanent cohost of 'UFC Tonight' on FOX Sports 1
Top UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier has been named a permanent cohost of “UFC Tonight,” officials today announced.
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 3:41PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Ildemar Alcantara vs. Richardson Moreira slated for UFC 183 in Vegas
A middleweight bout between Ildemar Alcantara (20-7 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Richardson Moreira (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to UFC 183.
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 12:30PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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