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Ross Pearson appeals UFC Fight Night 42 loss to Diego Sanchez
Following his split-decision loss to Diego Sanchez, Ross Pearson has lodged an appeal with the New Mexico Athletic Commission.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 1:06PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Jury injured, Trujillo pulled from UFN San Antonio
Top 10 ranked lightweight Myles Jury is out of his June 28th meeting with Abel Trujillo, which has forced the UFC to do some re-shuffling of their San Antonio card.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 1:05PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC heavyweight Geronimo dos Santos still awaiting medical clearance after hepatitis B treatment
Where is Geronimo dos Santos? The Brazilian heavyweight signed with the UFC in 2012, and was set to make his promotional debut at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against former title contender Gabriel Gonzaga. Nine days before the bout, "Mondragon" was pulled from the card after his medical exams indicated he had hepatitis B.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 8:04PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Bryan Caraway says he apologized for the fish hook of Erik Perez
UFC bantamweight Bryan Caraway defeated Erik 'Goyito' Perez on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov, but controversy erupted afterwards when it was discovered he fish hooked Perez during the bout. On Facebook afterwards, Caraway responded saying he didn't mean to and even apologized to Perez when he was told he had.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 8:02PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Manager: Diego Sanchez, beneficiary of 'retarded' judges, not important enough to warrant response from Nate Diaz
MMAmania.com spoke with Mike Kogan to get a response regarding Diego Sanchez calling out his client, Nate Diaz, after "The Nightmare's" controversial split-decision victory over Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 8:00PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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John Moraga's Nose Needed Four Stitches, But Is Not Broken
UFC flyweight contender John Moraga managed to escape serious injury following a technical knockout loss to John Dodson at the UFC Fight Night 42 event last Sat. night (June 7, 2014) in Albuquerque, New Mexico (full recap here). So if his nose wasn't even that bad to begin with, why did they stop his fight against "The Magician?" According to this post, "Chicano John" isn't quite sure himself.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 7:58PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Sanchez-Pearson decision might be worst in MMA history, and that's saying something
We knew there was something in the air way up there in Albuquerque, N.M. What we didn’t know is that there’s also apparently something in the water. We’re not talking the usual American tap water cocktail of arsenic and copper, either. We’re talking vision quest-quality hallucinogens here. The good stuff. The oh-no-my-face-is-melting stuff. Link not working for some reason, sorry http://mmajunkie.com/2014/06/sanchez-pearson-decision-might-be-worst-in-mma-history-and-thats-saying-something
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 12:46PM by traveller77 - 33 comments
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Saturday's UFC 174 prelims move to FX from normal home with FOX Sports
The televised prelims for Saturday’s UFC 174 won’t air on their normal FOX Sports 1 home. They won’t see time on their FOX Sports 2 backup, either.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Pettis & Khabib Beef on Twitter
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and rising star Khabib Nurmagomedov had a twitter beef.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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UFC Fight Night 42 draws announced attendance of 8,775 for $698K live gate
Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 42 event at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, N.M., drew an announced attendance of 8,775 and a live gate of $697,901. UFC Senior Director of Public Relations Dave Sholler announced the tallies at the post-fight press conference, which MMAjunkie attended...
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 10:38AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night 42 bonuses: Henderson, Hallmann among award winners
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Benson Henderson, Piotr Hallmann, Scott Jorgensen and Danny Martinez each earned $50,000 for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 42 event.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 2:09AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Jason High apologizes for shoving referee
Jason High took to Twitter to apologize for his actions against the ref after his loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 42 on Saturday night.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 1:25AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Walmir Lazaro vs. James Vick booked for UFC 176 in Los Angeles
Another Nova Uniao-based Brazilian has signed with the UFC, and he’ll make his debut with the promotion in August.
Submitted Jun 7, 2014 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Derek Brunson vs. Lorenz Larkin targeted for UFC 176 in Los Angeles
Middleweights Derek Brunson (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Lorenz Larkin (14-3 MMA, 1-3 UFC) are headed to Los Angeles for UFC 176, sources close to the promotion told MMAjunkie.
Submitted Jun 7, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight Night 42 weigh-in results: Henderson (155.5), Khabilov (156) on mark
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) -Benson Henderson (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (156) -Ross Pearson (155.5) vs. Diego Sanchez (155) -John Dodson (125) vs. John Moraga (126) -Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Jason High (154.5) -Yves Edwards (155) vs. Piotr Hallmann (154) -Bryan Caraway (135) vs. Erik Perez (136) PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) -Yaotzin Meza (136) vs. Sergio Pettis (135) -Lance Benoist (169) vs. Bobby Voelker (170.5) -Scott Jorgensen (125.5) vs. Danny Martinez (124.5) -Jake Lindsey (153.5) vs. Jon Tuck (154.5) PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7:30 p.m. ET) -Patrick Cummins (204) vs. Roger Narvaez (204)
Submitted Jun 6, 2014 11:10PM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
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Vitor Belfort releases test results showing spike, plummet following NSAC fail
A sequence of lab results that UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort released today reveal the fighter’s spike in testosterone at the time of a random drug test and a subsequent fall in hormone levels as he underwent additional tests, most of which were performed under his direction.
Submitted Jun 6, 2014 5:05PM by prophecy033 - 8 comments
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Robertson replaces injured Ponzinibbio at UFC 175
Santiago Ponzinibbio, forced out of the card with a knee injury, will be replaced by Kenny Robertson, who now meets Ildemar Alcantara on July 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Submitted Jun 6, 2014 12:58PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC Fight Night Dublin sells out immediately
The July 19 event, headlined by Ireland's own Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao, took just a matter of hours to be completely sold out.
Submitted Jun 6, 2014 12:56PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC Reaches Official Partnership Agreement with USA Judo
In an effort to expose a whole new audience to the sport of judo, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and USA Judo have reached a one-year renewable agreement.
Submitted Jun 6, 2014 12:54PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Vitor Belfort admits elevated testosterone found in NSAC random test
Four months after being removed from a May title fight with middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort today revealed a random drug test earlier this year found elevated levels of testosterone.
Submitted Jun 6, 2014 12:43PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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