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White: Aldo-McGregor is UFC's Mayweather-Pacquiao
Dana White isn’t sold on the idea of Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao being the "fight of the century".
Submitted May 1, 2015 10:05PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Seth Baczynski, three others cut from the UFC
The UFC has cut four fighters from its roster, including "Polish Pistola".
Submitted May 1, 2015 10:03PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Nick Diaz passed two drug tests and failed one in hours surrounding UFC 183
Nick Diaz passed two drug tests and failed one in hours surrounding UFC 183.
Submitted May 1, 2015 9:54PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Before alleged hit-and-run, Jon Jones threatened legal action against the NSAC
Two months before an alleged hit-and-run turned his world upside down, Jon Jones threatened to sue the Nevada State Athletic Commission for violating his privacy, according to a letter the now-former UFC light heavyweight champion sent to the commission via his legal rep.
Submitted May 1, 2015 9:52PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Alexander Gustafsson injured, Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Jessica Penne new UFC Berlin main event
You can now add Alexander Gustafsson's name to the UFC's ever-growing inactive list. The promotion announced on Friday that an injury has forced Gustafsson to withdraw from his June 20 fight against Glover Teixeira in Berlin. As a result, newly-crowned 115-pound champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will defend her title against Jessica Penne in the new main event. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted May 1, 2015 9:45AM by Wez - 13 comments
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Steve Bosse Gets Matchup with Thiago Santos at TUF: Brazil 4 Finale
Steve Bosse was the odd man out when a New Jersey judge overturned a preliminary injunction that would have banned Quinton Jackson from competing at UFC 186. Bosse had agreed to replace Jackson and face Fabio Maldonado at the April 25 event when it appeared as though “Rampage” would not make the date. Instead, the 33-year-old Canadian will make his Octagon debut at "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4" finale against Thiago Santos on June 27.
Submitted May 1, 2015 3:09AM by Budgellism - 3 comments
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Gian Villante meets Tom Lawlor at UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago
Gian Villante said he wanted another fight booked as soon as possible following his recent victory over Corey Anderson. He got his wish and will face Tom Lawlor at UFC on FOX 16 in July. Villante (13-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) earned “Fight of the Night” honors for his third-round TKO of Anderson at UFC on FOX 15 earlier this month. His next bout will come against nine-fight octagon veteran Lawlor (8-5 MMA, 5-4 UFC) at the July 25th event at Chicago’s United Center. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. The light heavyweight matchup was announced on FOX Sports 1’s “UFC Tonight.”
Submitted May 1, 2015 2:59AM by Budgellism - 5 comments
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Diego Sanchez plans featherweight move, eyes Guida, Lamas, McGregor and UFC history
With a broken collarbone mended, Diego Sanchez (25-7 MMA, 14-7 UFC) is itching to return to the cage, and if things go according to plan, he’ll be doing it in the featherweight division. “I’m going down to 145,” Sanchez said on the latest edition of “The MMA Road Show” with John Morgan. “I think there’s some great fights down there at 145. Even right away, I’m going to be a force in the divison – right away. And I know all the 145-pounders are, ‘Oh, that’s if you make weight. If Diego can make weight.’ That’s what they’re going to be saying. But, you know what? I’m going to do it. I’m going to make weight, and I’m going down to this division.”
Submitted May 1, 2015 2:58AM by Budgellism - 11 comments
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Big Nog wants Cro Cop rematch in Brazil or Japan
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira wants a rematch with Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic after his bout with Stefan Struve in Rio. Big Nog wants to keep fighting as long as he is healthy.
Submitted Apr 30, 2015 7:14PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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John Makdessi to face off with Donald Cerrone at UFC 187
With Khabib Nurmagomedov out of UFC 187, the promotion moved swiftly in finding a replacement to fight Donald Cerrone. It wasn't who many might expect though.
Submitted Apr 30, 2015 7:12PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Josh Thomson: I ask for higher ranked guys, and I keep getting no-names
SAN JOSE – UFC lightweight Josh Thomson says his motivation to be a fighter hasn’t necessarily waned in recent years, but now, he’s thinking about the next chapter of his life.
Submitted Apr 30, 2015 7:08PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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After tumultuous run, including missed weight in title fight, Melvin Guillard released
Melvin Guillard’s stint with WSOF will not be remembered as a peak moment in the Louisiana native’s career and it’s now come to an unremarkable end.
Submitted Apr 30, 2015 7:06PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Rampage camp not interested in OSP fight
While a Rampage Jackson vs. Ovince St. Preux fight would seem like a logical next move for both fighters coming off each man's recent win, the Jackson camp didn't like the idea as much as the OSP camp.
Submitted Apr 30, 2015 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock Pens Open Letter to Jon Jones
"Hi Jon: Few others can understand the enticement of the lust of life when the world says “yes” to your every desire. At these times, anything you want is at your fingertips: free meals, expensive gifts, amazing opportunities, big sponsorships, money, girls, and just about every desire being met on demand. One day, everything changes. Speaking from experience, the decisions we make eventually catches up to us. These consequences, from the seeds that we have sown, are very real and seldom easy to deal with. Fame is often a road paved with heartbreak. It’s a black hole that has the ability to engulf a distracted soul. Unfortunately, you must sleep in the bed that you made. You did this to yourself, and you have issues that need to be dealt with. It’s important that you understand that all your troubles today are a bi-product of your actions. Once you truly understand this, then you can begin to heal what has been broken and move forward once again........"
Submitted Apr 30, 2015 11:40AM by tallica62 - 14 comments
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Cormier emerges as early favorite over Rumble
Opening odds for UFC 187's new championship tilt between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson sway in favor of the former Olympian.
Submitted Apr 30, 2015 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Michelle Waterson's UFC debut set vs. Angela Magana at July's TUF 21 Finale
Former Invicta FC atomweight titleholder Michelle Waterson will move up in weight to the UFC women’s strawweight division and make her octagon debut against Angela Magana at the TUF 21 Finale on July 12.
Submitted Apr 30, 2015 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Khabib Nurmagomedov out at UFC 187, Donald Cerrone needs new opponent
One of the most heavily anticipated matchups in the UFC’s lightweight division has been scrapped, as Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) will not be competing at UFC 187.
Submitted Apr 29, 2015 11:30PM by FastKnockout - 26 comments
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Movie delays Josh Barnett's UFC return
The return of Josh Barnett to UFC looks to be delayed until the latter part of 2015 after he's agreed to be in a movie that wouldn't allow him time for fight training.
Submitted Apr 29, 2015 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Jon Jones pulled from UFC rankings; Aldo is #1 P4P
Jon Jones is no longer UFC light heavyweight champion, he's no longer with Reebok, and for the time being he's not in the UFC's official rankings.
Submitted Apr 29, 2015 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Francisco Trinaldo replaces injured Gilbert Burns at UFC Fight Night 67
Francisco Trinaldo (16-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) has replaced injured Gilbert Burns (10-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and now meets fellow lightweight Norman Parke (20-3-1 MMA, 4-1-1 UFC) next month at UFC Fight Night 67.
Submitted Apr 29, 2015 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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