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Russian Rumour: Edson Barboza's camp have refused the proposed fight with Rustam Khabilov and have asked for a new opponent.
Multiple Russian sites are reporting that Edson Barboza's camp have refused the proposed fight with Rustam Khabilov and have asked the UFC for a new opponent.
Submitted Jul 29, 2013 2:27PM by jjeans - 17 comments
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Paul Daley open to UFC return after president Dana White expresses doubts
Paul Daley is ready and willing to return to the UFC. Whether Dana White is on the same page is another matter.
Submitted Jul 29, 2013 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Michael Bisping 'I know I'd definitely take care of Dan Henderson now'
UFC middleweight star, Michael Bisping discusses the rumors of a fight with Mark Munoz, avenging losses, the severity of his injury, commentary deal and much more in this interview exclusive.
Submitted Jul 29, 2013 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 23 comments
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With a win over Rousey, UFC's Miesha Tate would want 'Cyborg' to drop to 135
Miesha Tate must first see whether she's able to avenge a gruesome submission loss to now-UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who took her Strikeforce belt and set the stage for for her rise to stardom. After replacing the injured Cat Zingano, she'll get a chance to do that when the two rematch at UFC 168 on Dec. 28 in Las Vegas, which follows a stint serving as opposing coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter 18."
Submitted Jul 29, 2013 9:53AM by grappler0000 - 34 comments
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Mayhem wants UFC boycott, says Dana has killed MMA
Jason "Mayhem" Miller wants MMA fans to boycott the UFC, saying that the promotion -- and Dana White -- has killed the sport.
Submitted Jul 28, 2013 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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UFC on FOX 8 bonus winner Melvin Guillard wants to fight in Houston at UFC 166
SEATTLE – UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard wanted to send a message by beating Mac Danzig at UFC on FOX 8. That done, now he wants to fight in his former hometown of Houston in October.
Submitted Jul 28, 2013 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Dana White rips Viacom/Bellator: 'They have no f--- clue what they're doing'
With Bellator's ratings on Spike TV taking a dip in recent weeks, UFC president Dana White is responding like a shark smelling blood. The recent news that Bellator is considering having Quinton "Rampage" Jackson box aging legend Roy Jones Jr., in White's view, is proof Bellator parent company Viacom is thrashing around trying to figure out a way forward...
Submitted Jul 28, 2013 10:31AM by grappler0000 - 11 comments
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Nine-time UFC veteran Aaron Riley retires following UFC on FOX 8 loss
After 16 years as a professional mixed martial artist, Aaron Riley (30-14-1 MMA, 3-6 UFC) has decided to call it a career. The 32-year-old announced his intentions via Twitter following a UFC on FOX 8 loss to Justin Salas...
Submitted Jul 28, 2013 10:29AM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
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UFC prez on Tito Ortiz's rumored comeback: 'Obviously, Tito needs money'
UFC President Dana White isn't exactly waiting with open arms if Tito Ortiz decides to come out of retirement. In fact, he's pretty much the opposite of a cheerleader when it comes to the UFC Hall of Famer's recent hints at a return. "Who gives a s--t?" White blurted when asked by MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) for his thoughts on Ortiz's recent musings on the topic...
Submitted Jul 28, 2013 10:27AM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities, Interviews
Report: Vitor refuses to fight Kennedy (or anyone) at 185 Pounds.
The UFC plans to schedule a fight between Vitor Belfort and American Tim Kennedy for the middleweight (84kg) went downhill. The wife and manager of Brazilian Joana Prado, who on Thursday received a call from Lorenzo Fertitta told Combate.com who refused the offer of the owner of the organization. Kennedy had already posted up on Twitter to come to Brazil to face Belfort. - It makes no sense Vitor, who is the number 1 ranking, fight number 2, number 6 or number 10 category. In his next fight in the middleweight division will be against the winner of Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva. If the UFC wants him to fight in any other category above average, we are available. Can be against anyone, Tim Kennedy, to Roy Nelson, but has to be in the 93kg division or weight married. Even in heavy fighting him. Vitor wants to fight, but in his category only if the title fight.
Submitted Jul 27, 2013 8:15PM by Shawn91111 - 13 comments
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Referee Herb Dean draws double duty in UFC on FOX 8 main and co-main events
SEATTLE – Veteran referee Herb Dean will oversee the two top-billed fights at UFC on FOX 8 and has been tapped to handle both Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga and Jake Ellenberger vs. Rory MacDonald.
Submitted Jul 27, 2013 11:50AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC Lightweight Jorge Masvidal plans to complain to the commission about Michael Chiesa's beard
UFC Lightweight Jorge Masvidal plans to file a complaint objecting to his opponent Micheal Chiesa's beard.
Submitted Jul 26, 2013 11:52AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Aldo vs Jung Interviews
Chan Sung Jung... Good interview with the Korean Zombie Jose Aldo...
Submitted Jul 25, 2013 10:45PM by TheShaman - 2 comments
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Tate: No way in hell I'd let Winslow ref me again
Ultimate Fighter coach and UFC title contender Miesha Tate is still angry about what Kim Winslow's quick stoppage of her fight against Cat Zingano and she rips the ref in a new interview.
Submitted Jul 25, 2013 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 38 comments
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Frustrated Costa Philippou still waiting for first fight of 2013: ‘Just give me somebody'
Costa Philippou fought seven times over the past two years, so he's used to keeping a busy schedule. But the middleweight has yet to step foot into the cage in 2013, and despite the UFC's hectic second-half calendar, his name remains in limbo. So if it was up to him, when would Philippou like to fight next? "As soon as possible," the New Yorker flatly answered on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "I wanted to fight in Boston. That didn't happen. I know there's a show in Toronto on September 21st. My last fight was in Canada. The fans are great over there. It's a short flight for me, I don't have to change anything. I would love to fight in Toronto...
Submitted Jul 25, 2013 8:11AM by grappler0000 - 6 comments
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UFC 163 Fighter Ian McCall: “I’ve Kind of Blown My UFC Career So Far”
When former Tachi Palace Fights flyweight champion Ian McCall inked a deal with the UFC in late 2011, he had high expectations. He entered the 2012 UFC Flyweight Tournament to determine the inaugural UFC 125-pound champion. He faced Demetrious Johnson in the opening round and the two fought to a draw. Johnson was originally declared the winner, but after a scoring error correction, the fight was ruled a draw. Johnson defeated McCall by unanimous decision in a rematch...
Submitted Jul 25, 2013 8:09AM by grappler0000 - 13 comments
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Matt Hamill vs. Thiago Silva Expected to Square Off at UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil
Matt Hamill and Thiago Silva will square off in a light heavyweight bout on Oct. 9 in Brazil.
Submitted Jul 24, 2013 10:28PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Washington commission: No TUEs filed for UFC on FOX 8
None of the 24 fighters competing at Saturday's UFC on FOX 8 card applied for therapeutic use exemptions, MMAjunkie.com has learned.
Submitted Jul 24, 2013 10:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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KJ Noons vs. George Sotiropoulos booked for UFC 166
A potential "loser gets cut" bout between lightweights KJ Noons and George Sotiropoulos is official for UFC 166 in Houston.
Submitted Jul 24, 2013 10:24PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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