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UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale and UFC Fan Expo 2014 all announced for July 4 weekend at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada, will be the place to be this Fourth of July weekend for fans of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 1:09AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Anthony Njokuani meets Vinc Pichel at UFC 173 in May in Las Vegas
The UFC’s Memorial Day weekend card in Las Vegas is one step closer to complete with the addition of a new lightweight bout.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 11:03PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Daniel Sarafian meets Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC 174 in Vancouver
The UFC’s return to Vancouver in June has its first official fight.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 11:02PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Tyron Woodley: Lost PPV buys forced UFC to repackage 'prince' Rory MacDonald as the next Georges St. Pierre
In addition, "The Chosen One" believes he deserves a title shot after wrecking Carlos Condit.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:45PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Strawweight women invited to tryouts for 'TUF 20' in April in Las Vegas
Open fighter tryouts for Season 20 of “The Ultimate Fighter” are slated for April 28 in Las Vegas, with women’s strawweights invited.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:41PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Lance Benoist vs. Bobby Voelker added to June UFC event in Albuquerque
A second bout has been added to the UFC event in Albuquerque on June 7th.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 7:36PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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St. Pierre at Odds with UFC Brass
Despite comments from UFC president Dana White that he "knew for a fact" that former champion Georges St. Pierre would return from his self-imposed UFC exile, an interview with St. Pierre this week makes it seem a if the fighter and promotion are further apart than ever. In addition to expressing certainty that GSP would come back, White also dismissed St. Pierre's earlier comments that part of the reason he took a leave of absence from MMA competition was because of concerns he had for illicit performance enhancing drug and treatment use among fighters and lax testing by the promotion and regulatory bodies.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 3:48PM by tallica62 - 6 comments
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Bendo/Khabilov five-rounder set for June 7th
Former lightweight champion Ben Henderson will take part in a five-round main event opposite Rustam Khabilov this June in New Mexico.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 2:47PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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MacDonald Battles Unknown Hand Injury
In a recent interview, Michael McDonald explained that Urijah Faber loss at UFC on FOX 9 wasn't all that bad for his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. He also went on to describe a mysterious hand injury that is holding up his Octagon return.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Matt Grice continues recovery from tragic accident, not ruling out UFC return
The last time we saw Matt Grice in the octagon, he was putting on a “Fight of the Year” candidate. As he battles back from a life-threatening auto accident, Grice hopes it’s not the last time he steps into the cage.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 11:09AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Chael envied Anderson, wants a 3rd bout
The "American Gangster" doesn't regret badmouthing the "Spider" but now praises his rival. Although he wants one more chance against the Brazilian, Sonnen advises him to retire.
Submitted Mar 18, 2014 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Michael Johnson: Nate Diaz, where you at?
Fresh off a disappointing outing against Melvin Guillard, Michael Johnson is aiming at a previous target: Nate Diaz.
Submitted Mar 17, 2014 9:53PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Holly Holm nearing UFC deal, plotting eventual Ronda Rousey showdown
Holly Holm‘s manager is optimistic the fighter will be in the UFC, but the sides must narrow a financial gap to sign a deal.
Submitted Mar 17, 2014 9:52PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC bonus winners now eligible to win motorcycle
$50,000 won't be all some UFC post-event bonus winners will be walking away with.
Submitted Mar 17, 2014 9:50PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Johny Hendricks considered pulling out of Robbie Lawler fight due to elbow injury
The UFC 171 main event could have been waved off before it even commenced.
Submitted Mar 17, 2014 4:23PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Cincinnati's 'UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva' lineup finalized with 13 bouts
The 13-bout lineup is set for May’s UFC Fight Night 40 event in Cincinnati.
Submitted Mar 17, 2014 2:31PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Hendricks vs. Lawler sets striking record
UFC 171's main event title match between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler may have looked awesome, but it turns out it was pretty awesome on paper to. Awesome to the tune of 300+ significant strikes landed.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 10:30PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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ACL Injury Forces Terry Etim to Withdraw from Bellator Season 10 Lightweight Tournament
Terry Etim suffered an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee and has withdrawn from his Season 10 lightweight tournament bout against Derek Campos at Bellator 113.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 8:08PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Diego Sanchez: Poor UFC 171 performance due to food poisoning from steak tartare
DALLAS – Diego Sanchez says he has a good – though baffling – reason for his poor performance at Saturday’s UFC 171 event.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 8:06PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Coach: Carlos Condit suffered small meniscus tear and possible torn ACL
DALLAS – The knee injury that brought a quick halt to Carlos Condit‘s UFC 171 fight with Tyron Woodley is a small meniscus tear and could be a torn ACL, according to his longtime coach.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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