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TUF Finalist Nijem among 4 fighters cut by UFC
(bloodyelbow.com)
Nijem joins 3 other fighters who have been removed from the roster in Elias Silverio, Jorge Oliveira, and Nazareno Malegarie. Silverio and Oliveira have both lost two straight before getting the axe, making TUF Brazil's Malegarie the only minor surprise on this month's cut list. After his stint at TUF, the Bellator vet officially fought just once with the UFC, dropping a split decision to Joaquim Silva at UFC 191.
Submitted Oct 2, 2015 11:30AM by Budgellism - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
50 fighters tested by USADA since start of new UFC drug testing program
(mmajunkie.com)
Among the list of notable fighters tested more than once: Ronda Rousey: 5 Thiago Alves: 4 Bethe Correia: 4 Antonio Silva: 4 Anthony Johnson: 3 Jimi Manuwa: 3 Jose Aldo: 2 Andrei Arlovski: 2 Daniel Cormier: 2 Todd Duffee: 2 Cezar Ferreira: 2 Claudia Gadelha: 2 Alexander Gustafsson: 2 Hayder Hassan: 2 Michael Johnson: 2 Cristiane Justino: 2 Conor McGregor: 2 Frank Mir: 2 Dustin Poirier: 2 Kamaru Usman: 2
Submitted Oct 2, 2015 11:27AM by Budgellism - 5 comments
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UFC scraps Saturday's Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley UFC 192 co-headliner
(mmajunkie.com)
On the eve of UFC 192, the organization today lost its planned welterweight co-headliner. In what was expected to be a likely title-eliminator, former champion Johny Hendricks (17-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) was slated to take on Tyron Woodley. However, UFC President Dana White today tweeted that Hendricks’ weight-cutting issues forced the cancellation of the bout
Submitted Oct 2, 2015 11:23AM by Budgellism - 15 comments
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Michael Bisping out of UFC 193 with elbow injury, will undergo minor surgery
(mmafighting.com)
The middleweight bout between Michael Bisping and Robert Whittaker, which was set to take place at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia, is off. During Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight the veteran Bisping announced that he had suffered an elbow injury that will force him off the card. The injury will require minor surgery, Bisping said, and he expects to be out of action for a few weeks.
Submitted Oct 1, 2015 11:35AM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
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Uriah Hall replaces Michael Bisping, meets Robert Whittaker at UFC 193
(mmafighting.com)
Why not ride the hot hand? Fresh off the biggest win of his career, Uriah Hall will step in to replace Michael Bisping and face Robert Whittaker at UFC 193 on Nov. 15 in Melbourne, Australia, the UFC announced Wednesday night on Twitter. It was announced earlier Wednesday that Bisping has an elbow injury and had to pull out of the fight.
Submitted Oct 1, 2015 11:34AM by tildengolfer - 12 comments
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UFC loses two motions in antitrust lawsuit, full discovery to begin
(bloodyelbow.com)
The group of 11 current and former fighters suing the UFC for antitrust violations and anticompetitive business conduct cleared a major hurdle this past week. Last Friday, Nevada District Court Judge Richard Boulware denied the UFC's motion to dismiss in a surprise bench ruling
Submitted Oct 1, 2015 11:32AM by george112 - 4 comments
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Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione, Tim Boetsch vs. Ed Herman Added to UFC Fight Night Boston
(sherdog.com)
A hard-hitting heavyweight matchup has been added to UFC Fight Night “Dillashaw vs. Cruz,” as top-10 ranker Travis Browne will square off against Matt Mitrione in January. Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the bout Wednesday evening along with a middleweight tilt pitting Tim Boetsch against Ed Herman. The fights join a developing lineup for the Fox Sports 1-broadcast card which goes down Jan. 18 at TD Garden in Boston.
Submitted Sep 30, 2015 10:48PM by RhythmAndStyle - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With deadline looming, UFC fighters complain of faulty USADA whereabouts app
(mmajunkie.com)
With a looming deadline apparently around the corner, two UFC fighters have complained about a mandatory whereabouts website maintained by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald and middleweight Tim Kennedy recently took to social media to log complaints about the website’s functionality, with Kennedy flatly stating it doesn’t work.
Submitted Sep 30, 2015 1:03PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Rashad Evans: Bader doesn’t perform well when the pressure’s on
(mmajunkie.com)
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans might be coming back from a two-year layoff, but he said the pressure is on Ryan Bader to perform when they meet Saturday at UFC 192. “I’m the fight he should get to prove that he deserves a title shot and that this is the new and improved Bader,” Evans told MMAjunkie. “He wants to prove that against a guy that’s been out for two years, a guy that’s over the hill, a guy who’s recovering from two knee surgeries.”
Submitted Sep 30, 2015 1:02PM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
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Takeya Mizugaki on emotional UFC win: 'I considered this as my last fight'
(mmajunkie.com)
Takeya Mizugaki entered UFC Fight Night 75 with two straight losses and his back against the wall. The Japanese fighter thrived under that pressure. Mizugaki (21-9-2 MMA, 8-4 UFC) outpointed George Roop (15-12-1 MMA, 5-8 UFC) over three rounds of bantamweight action to take a unanimous decision at this past Saturday’s event, which aired on FOX Sports 1 from Saitama, Japan.
Submitted Sep 30, 2015 1:01PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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UFC Announces April 2016 Event at Madison Square Garden Despite New York MMA Ban
(sherdog.com)
It seems the Ultimate Fighting Championship is tired of waiting for mixed martial arts to be legalized in New York.
Submitted Sep 28, 2015 10:44PM by jae_1833 - 0 comments
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Johnny Eduardo vs. Aljamain Sterling set for UFC Fight Night 80
(mmajunkie.com)
After making a bit of noise about his lack of fight bookings, Aljamain Sterling now has a fight set with Johnny Eduardo at UFC Fight Night 80. UFC Fight Night 80 takes place Dec. 10 at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in “Sin City.” The entire card will stream on UFC Fight Pass. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Sep 28, 2015 2:54PM by Wez - 0 comments
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Aljamain Sterling to face Johnny Eduardo at UFC Fight Night 80
(mmafighting.com)
If Aljamain Sterling really is considering MMA retirement, it'll have to wait a little while longer. The top-ranked UFC bantamweight is set to face Johnny Eduardo on Fight Pass as part of UFC Fight Night 80 on December 10th. Sterling made the news official on Monday as part of his interview with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour.
Submitted Sep 28, 2015 2:53PM by Five-Alive - 6 comments
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Urijah Faber: Submissions a reason UFC wouldn't match me with Conor McGregor
(mmafighting.com)
LOS ANGELES -- Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber wanted to fight one another in Dublin. McGregor, for his part, felt he could fight his Ultimate Fighter 22 coach on the Oct. 24 card at O2 Arena, then turn around and meet Jose Aldo Jr. to unify the UFC featherweight title.
Submitted Sep 27, 2015 7:48PM by tildengolfer - 10 comments
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For Uriah Hall, Saitama was a destination and an arrival
(mmafighting.com)
Homecomings can be a little bittersweet, especially in the twisted, merciless game of MMA, where every fight is an intersection of loosely controlled fate. It was nearly seven years ago to the day that Gegard Mousasi, in the midst of a 15-fight winning streak, stunned Ronaldo Souza with an upkick knockout at Dream 6. That happened in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 23, 2008.
Submitted Sep 27, 2015 7:36PM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
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Anderson Silva Says He’s Likely Fighting Michael Bisping at UFC Event in Curitiba Next Year
(sherdog.com)
As VIP guests at Friday’s Eurasia Fight Nights in Dagestan, Anderson Silva and Fabricio Werdum caused quite the stir backstage at the event. If Silva is to be believed, their next appearance together could be atop a UFC pay-per-view bill in early 2016.
Submitted Sep 27, 2015 5:42PM by jae_1833 - 25 comments
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Johny Hendricks: It's partly the fans' fault I didn't get title rematch
(mmajunkie.com)
Ex-welterweight champion Johny Hendricks said he’s over trying to figure out the UFC’s title plans after getting snubbed for another shot at champ Robbie Lawler’s belt. “It is what it is,” he told MMAjunkie. “As long as my body’s healthy, I’m going to fight. “It’s not even so much the UFC’s fault. It’s also the fans; whenever they do a polling of the fans, they might want something different.” Sorry Jon we will do better next time. Your probs right Brutal Bob Lawler is scared of you.
Submitted Sep 24, 2015 1:47PM by postman - 12 comments
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George Roop says he's 'one of the best' but disappointed by UFC inconsistency
(mmajunkie.com)
TOKYO – George Roop has been a pro fighter since 2006. In that nearly decade-long stretch, he’s never managed to earn more than three consecutive victories. Roop (15-11-1 MMA, 5-7 UFC) has competed under Zuffa ownership – UFC and WEC – since 2008 and in that 15-fight span has never put together more than two-straight wins. He says he’s looking to change that pattern starting with Takeya Mizugaki (20-9-2 MMA, 7-4 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 75.
Submitted Sep 24, 2015 12:53PM by tildengolfer - 7 comments
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Ex-McGregor opponent Diego Brandao: 'Crazy guy' Jose Aldo will 'smash him' at UFC 194
(mmajunkie.com)
TOKYO – Diego Brandao says he’s doing what’s necessary to get back in the octagon with top featherweights such as interim UFC champ Conor McGregor. Brandao (19-10 MMA, 5-3 UFC) suffered a first-round TKO loss to McGregor at UFC Fight Night 46 in July 2014, a defeat that marked his second loss in a row. The Brazilian rebounded with a strong victory over Jimy Hettes in April, and he’s looking to continue his winning ways against Katsunori Kikuno (22-7-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 75.
Submitted Sep 24, 2015 12:51PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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'Cyborg' calls out UFC, Ronda Rousey following Vitor Belfort report
(mmajunkie.com)
Cristiane Justino has some new ammo as she angles for a fight with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. “Cyborg,” who’s long campaigned for a bout with the dominant 135-pound champ, has been rebuffed by Rousey. While Justino, Invicta FC’s reigning 145-pound featherweight champ, has offered to fight at a catchweight, Rousey said she’ll only meet at 135 pounds since “Cyborg” failed a drug test due to the anabolic steroid stanozolol in 2011 (see the above video).
Submitted Sep 24, 2015 12:49PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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