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Cincinnati's 'UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva' lineup finalized with 13 bouts
(mmajunkie.com)
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
Filed under: UFC
 
Hendricks vs. Lawler sets striking record
(bloodyelbow.com)
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
Filed under: UFC
 
ACL Injury Forces Terry Etim to Withdraw from Bellator Season 10 Lightweight Tournament
(sherdog.com)
Terry Etim suffered an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee and has withdrawn from his Season 10 lightweight tournament bout against Derek Campos at Bellator 113.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
Filed under: UFC
 
Diego Sanchez: Poor UFC 171 performance due to food poisoning from steak tartare
(mmajunkie.com)
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
Filed under: UFC
 
Coach: Carlos Condit suffered small meniscus tear and possible torn ACL
(mmajunkie.com)
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
Filed under: UFC
 
Retired UFC vet Nick Diaz: 'I'm ready to fight'
(mmajunkie.com)
DALLAS – After stepping away from MMA this past year while battling a severe case of burnout, Nick Diaz is growing more and more certain he wants to fight again. In fact, he’s ready to fight now.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 2:08AM by FastKnockout - 31 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 171 draws reported 19,324 attendance for $2.6 million live gate
(mmajunkie.com)
DALLAS – Saturday night’s UFC 171 event drew an announced attendance of 19,324 and a live gate of $2.6 million.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 1:46AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC heads to San Antonio for 'Fight Night' card on June 28
(mmajunkie.com)
DALLAS – Following its Saturday return to the Lone Star State for UFC 171 in Dallas, the UFC announced a summer return to Texas.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 1:45AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 171's Hendricks vs. Lawler scorecard: Judge Crosby issues 10-8, 10-10 scores
(mmajunkie.com)
DALLAS – Although all three judges ultimately got to the same score, one took a different route to award Johny Hendricks (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) a five-round decision victory over Robbie Lawler (22-10 MMA, 7-4 UFC) in Saturday’s UFC 171 headliner.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 1:44AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 171 bonuses: Hendricks, Lawler, St. Preux, Bermudez win $50,000
(mmajunkie.com)
DALLAS – Johny Hendricks, Robbie Lawler, Ovince St. Preux and Dennis Bermudez each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC 171 event.
Submitted Mar 16, 2014 1:31AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dennis Siver fails UFC 168 drug test
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following two inconclusive test results at UFC 168, reports are coming in that Dennis Siver has been suspended after his B-sample came back positive for hCG.
Submitted Mar 15, 2014 3:39PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dan Henderson Not Considering Retirement Following TRT Ban
(mmaweekly.com)
Dan Henderson is zeroed in on his upcoming rematch with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, but said he is not considering retirement now that TRT is banned in many locations.
Submitted Mar 15, 2014 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ronda Rousey willing to fight at 145 for Gina Carano – and only Gina Carano
(mmajunkie.com)
DALLAS – UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey will fight in her former weight class for one person, and one person only.
Submitted Mar 14, 2014 9:36PM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Diaz Crashes Weigh Ins, Taunts Too-Heavy Hendricks
(mmamania.com)
Where you at, Johny? Check out Nick Diaz giving Johny Hendricks a hard time as he steps on the scales in his second try at hitting the 170-pound mark after coming in 1.5 pounds heavy in his first attempt.
Submitted Mar 14, 2014 9:32PM by FastKnockout - 24 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Robbie Lawler will fight for title even if Johny Hendricks misses weight for UFC 171
(mmajunkie.com)
Even if Johny Hendricks (15-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) fails to make weight for Saturday’s UFC 171 pay-per-view headliner, opponent Robbie Lawler (22-9 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will still fight for the title.
Submitted Mar 14, 2014 6:23PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler Weigh-in Video and Results
(themmacorner.com)
Pay-Per-View Main Card Johny Hendricks (171.5)* vs. Robbie Lawler (170) – for vacant welterweight title Carlos Condit (170.5) vs. Tyron Woodley (170) Diego Sanchez (155) vs. Myles Jury (156) Jake Shields (171) vs. Hector Lombard (170) Ovince St. Preux (205) vs. Nikita Krylov (205) Fox Sports 2 Preliminary Card Kelvin Gastelum (172.5)* vs. Rick Story (170.5) Raquel Pennington (135.5) vs. Jessica Andrade (135) Dennis Bermudez (146) vs. Jimy Hettes (145.5) Alex Garcia (170.5) vs. Sean Spencer (170) UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card Renee Forte (157)* vs. Frank Trevino (155) Will Campuzano (125.5) vs. Justin Scoggins (125) Robert “Bubba” McDaniel (184.5) vs. Sean Strickland (185) Daniel Pineda (145) vs. Robert Whiteford (145) *Hendricks, Gastelum and Forte were each given two hours to make weight [/B}
Submitted Mar 14, 2014 5:54PM by Shawn91111 - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Zak Cummings Details Ridiculous Failed Weight Cut
(mmamania.com)
Zak Cummings was set to fight Alberto Mina at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "China" Finale in Macau, China, but missed the required weight of 170 pounds in a major way. Today, Cummings explained how dire the situation was behind the scenes.
Submitted Mar 14, 2014 12:12AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White says Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva still isn't signed
(mmafighting.com)
The UFC's summer schedule currently lists a grudge match between bitter rivals, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, as the headliner of a UFC Fight Night card in Brazil on May 31. However, at least for the moment, the pairing between the two TUF Brazil 3 coaches appears to be wishful thinking more than a set-in-stone date.
Submitted Mar 14, 2014 12:09AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White to meet with Holly Holm this week
(mmafighting.com)
Any fight fans still waiting for the eventual "huge announcement" that UFC color commentator Joe Rogan promised regarding the next opponent for women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey might want to prepare themselves for disappointment. "There's nothing there," UFC President Dana White told reporters on Thursday...
Submitted Mar 13, 2014 8:52PM by grappler0000 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson card set with 10 bouts
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC Fight Night card in Abu Dhabi on April 11th is set with four main-card bouts and six bouts on the preliminary card.
Submitted Mar 13, 2014 7:17PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
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