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Ronda Rousey Named Most Dominant Athlete Alive
Business Insider published a list of the “50 most dominant athletes alive” this week and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey sat atop the assembly of international athletes...
Submitted May 9, 2015 12:51PM by grappler0000 - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
Stipe Miocic: ‘I Have Better Stand-Up’ Than Mark Hunt
Two top five-ranked heavyweights headline Saturday’s (Sunday local time) UFC Fight Night 65: Miocic vs. Hunt at Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Australia. Fourth-ranked Stipe Miocic (12-2) takes on fifth-ranked Mark Hunt (10-9-1) in the fight card’s featured attraction, and the bout carries title contender implications. Eight of Miocic’s twelve wins are by knockout, while seven of Hunt’s victories are by knockout. Hunt, a former kickboxing world champion, is known for his ability to end a fight with one shot, but Miocic isn’t worried about his opponent’s punching power...
Submitted May 9, 2015 12:44PM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
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Police Video: Search of Jones' car, post accident
Looks like Jones' public image will not be aided by this video. Some cross-forum stuff.
Submitted May 8, 2015 11:50PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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SoCal fighters disperse after Mark Munoz sells gym
Patrick Cummins was training Tuesday with Michael Bisping. Kendall Grove was there, too. Then Mark Munoz walked in with some of his coaches.
Submitted May 8, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 26 comments
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Anthony Pettis injured, Edson Barboza steps in vs. Myles Jury at UFC on FOX 16
Anthony Pettis has been struck by injury once again and has been forced out of his scheduled bout with Myles Jury at UFC on FOX 16 on July 25. Striking specialist Edson Barboza has been tapped as his replacement.
Submitted May 8, 2015 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Joseph Duffy returns at UFC Fight Night 72, meets Ivan Jorge in Glasgow
Joseph Duffy will step inside the Octagon against Brazilian veteran Ivan Jorge at UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow. Sources confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com following a report from Combate. Duffy (13-1) impressed in his UFC debut in March, finishing Jake Lindsey in less than two minutes at UFC 185. The Irish lightweight has only gone the distance once in his 14-fight MMA career.
Submitted May 8, 2015 12:25AM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
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Jake Ellenberger vs. Stephen Thompson added to UFC 189
The stacked UFC 189 card keeps getting better. A bout between Jake Ellenberger and Stephen Thompson has been reported to take place at the event.
Submitted May 7, 2015 10:22PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Lineup set for UFC Fight Night 66 in Manila with 10 fights on FOX Sports 1
The lineup is official for next week’s UFC debut in the Philippines with a pair of former champions in the main event.
Submitted May 7, 2015 10:26AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Nick Diaz wants a rematch with Anderson Silva outside the UFC's 'dog cage'
UFC 183 was a disappointment for Nick Diaz on a number of levels. Now, he would like another crack at Anderson Silva – under PRIDE rules.
Submitted May 7, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Dana White: Myles Jury can’t trash Reebok, but we’ll fix situation
This past week, UFC President Dana White probably wasn’t too happy at what he saw on the Twitter feed of Myles Jury. The UFC lightweight posted a picture with a trashcan full of Reebok sneakers.
Submitted May 6, 2015 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC Reveals Payment Tiers for Reebok Sponsorship Deal
The official UFC Reebok sponsorship numbers are out and it looks like they're a bit lower than many were expecting.
Submitted May 6, 2015 2:55PM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
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Levan Makashvili gets short-notice call to fight Mark Eddiva at UFC Fight Night 66
Less than 10 days from the fight, Mark Eddiva has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 66. Levan Makashvili will answer the call.
Submitted May 6, 2015 11:14AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Thiago Tavares meets Brian Ortega at UFN 68
Another bout was added to the UFC Fight Night 68 card in New Orleans, as Brazilian featherweight draws undefeated Brian Ortega.
Submitted May 5, 2015 9:13PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Officials announce revamped UFC Hall of Fame, plan physical location in Las Vegas
The UFC Hall of Fame is getting a fairly substantial facelift ahead of this year’s four-member class.
Submitted May 5, 2015 9:07PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Daniel Sarafian out, Jake Collier now meets Ricardo Abreu at UFC Fight Night 68
An injury has caused a change to a middleweight bout at the UFC’s return to New Orleans in a month.
Submitted May 5, 2015 10:47AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC returns to theaters with Fathom Events for UFC 187 in Las Vegas
The UFC will return to movie theaters this month for UFC 187. As the promotion has done for several past events, UFC 187 will be available in select theaters as part of a deal with Fathom Events.
Submitted May 5, 2015 10:45AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Peter Sobotta vs. Sergio Moraes re-booked for UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin
Next month’s UFC return to Germany has another bout added to the lineup featuring one of the country’s own.
Submitted May 5, 2015 10:42AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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With Ryan Bader removed, Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch headlines UFC Fight Night 68
Ryan Bader has officially been removed from UFC Fight Night 68 on June 6 and originally scheduled co-main event between Dan Henderson and Tim Boetsch has been promoted to the top of the card. Bader vs. Daniel Cormier was the original main event, but when Jon Jones was stripped of his light heavyweight title, “DC” was moved to a vacant title bout against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 later this month. The latest UFC Fight Night 68 lineup now includes: Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan Yancy Medeiros vs. Dustin Poirier Francisco Rivera vs. Alex Caceres Justin Edwards vs. Joe Proctor Ricardo Abreu vs. Daniel Sarafian Anthony Birchak vs. Joe Soto Omari Akhmedov vs. Brian Ebersole Leonardo Morales vs. Jose Quinonez
Submitted May 4, 2015 9:56PM by Budgellism - 5 comments
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Manager Says Jon Jones May Never Return to the UFC
“He’s focusing on himself right now. It could very well be the last time we’ve seen Jon Jones in the Octagon,” Kawa said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “I think Jon Jones is gonna focus on Jon Jones. I think he’s gonna take the time to do whatever he’s gotta do. And if it’s the last time we’ve seen him fight, it’s the last time we’ve seen him fight. I’m okay with that.
Submitted May 4, 2015 6:30PM by tallica62 - 18 comments
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Brad Pickett returns to bantamweight, meets Thomas Almeida at UFC 189
Promising prospect Thomas Almeida recently told MMAjunkie he had been dreaming of a fight in Las Vegas. Today, he got his wish.
Submitted May 4, 2015 12:59PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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