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Yoel Romero vs. 'Jacare' Souza re-booked for UFC on FOX 15 co-main event
A key middleweight fight has been re-booked, and now will serve as the co-main event when the UFC returns to New Jersey in April.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 8:11PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Miesha Tate offers rebuttal to Kaufman callout, delivers broken orbital CT scan
The typically reserved Sarah Kaufman hasn’t been shy in recent days, using social media for one particular callout.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 7:59PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC champ Esparza after VanZant's Reebok deal: 'I am constantly being overlooked'
Carla Esparza said her reign as UFC women’s strawweight champion hasn’t exactly gone as expected when it comes to promotional support.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 7:55PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader set for New Orleans
The UFC will return to New Orleans for the first time since 2011 on June 6, as Louisiana’s own Daniel Cormier begins his road back to a world title shot against fellow light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 7:40PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Jon Jones to Fight his NFL Star Brother??
UFC champ Jon Jones is being CALLED OUT by his own brother -- NFL star Chandler Jones -- who tells TMZ Sports he's ready and willing to step in the octagon with JJ 'cause he's 100% confident he could beat his ass. "Me and my brother used to fight all the time when we were young ... and I'm pretty sure I can take him down now. I am way bigger than he is," Chandler tells us. I'm not that much about silly fights and crap, but yes please to this one
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 6:50PM by tallica62 - 7 comments
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Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber set as main event for UFC Fight Night Manila
UFC Fight Night Manila on Fox Sports 1 will take place on May 16, 2015 at the MOA Arena as the promotion’s debut in the Philippines. As superfight is set as Urijah Faber will meet Frankie Edgar in the main event.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 11:02AM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
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WSOF's McInnes says Tibau is 'clear cut' juicer
Canadian lightweight attraction, Andrew McInnes weighs in on his WSOF opponent, Cody McKenzie, the PED epidemic, new age training implements, diet coaches, what it was like fighting for MFC and more.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 10:33AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Champ Anthony Pettis Opens as Betting Favorite Against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185
Champ Anthony Pettis Opens as Betting Favorite Against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 10:31AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC returns to theaters with Fathom Events for UFC 184 in Los Angeles
The UFC will return to movie theaters this month for UFC 184.
Submitted Feb 11, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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VanZant follows Rousey in solo Reebok deal
It looks like the first strawweight with a Reebok deal won't be champion Carla Esparza, but Paige VanZant instead.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 8:58PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Hector Lombard's manager 'really, really surprised' UFC fighter failed drug test
Hector Lombard’s manager today told MMAjunkie he was “really, really surprised” at the news of a UFC 182 drug test that came back positive for designer steroid desoxymethyltestosterone.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 8:54PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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UFC issues statement on Hector Lombard's positive test at UFC 182
Following Hector Lombard’s positive drug test after his win at UFC 182, the UFC has issued a statement about the fighter.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 8:52PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Kaufman meets Alexis Davis in trilogy fight at UFC 186 in Montreal
The UFC’s return to Montreal in April has a trilogy fight on its hands between a pair of Canadians.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 8:50PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Hector Lombard Tested Positive for Steroids in UFC 182 Drug Screen
Hector Lombard is the latest mixed martial artist to allegedly test positive for steroids. Sherdog.com confirmed with Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett that the UFC welterweight failed a drug test administered by the NAC at UFC 182 in January. MMAFighting.com first reported the news. The former Strikeforce competitor’s test reportedly came back positive for desoxymethyltestosterone, better known as DMT. The NAC received the results of the test on Jan. 13. Bennett told Sherdog.com that Lombard's drug screen was administered on Jan. 3, the day of the event.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 4:05PM by isk - 14 comments
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Kikuno-Souza, Giagos-de Oliveira among UFC Fight Night 62 additions
Three bouts have been added to next month’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. The matchups include featherweights Katsunori Kikuno (23-6-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Kevin Souza (15-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC), lightweights Christos Giagos (10-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Jorge de Oliveira (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), and flyweights Bentley Syler (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Fredy Serrano (1-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC). UFC officials today announced the fights via UFC.com. The latest UFC Fight Night 62 card now includes: Ryan LaFlare vs. Demian Maia Gilbert Burns vs. Josh Thomson Ben Saunders vs. Erick Silva Leonardo Santos vs. Matt Wiman Shayna Baszler vs. Amanda Nunes Akbarh Arreola vs. Francisco Trinaldo Andre Fili vs. Godofredo Pepey Drew Dober vs. Leandro Silva Cain Carrizosa vs. Leonardo Mafra Katsunori Kikuno vs. Kevin Souza Jorge de Oliveira vs. Christos Giagos Fredy Serrano vs. Bentley Syler
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 10:24AM by Budgellism - 6 comments
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Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi is UFC 186's new co-main event
UFC 186 has lost its original co-headliner, but its replacement comes with championship stakes. UFC officials today announced the cancellation of a welterweight co-main event between Rory MacDonald (18-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and Hector Lombard (35-4-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC). In its place, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (21-2-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) meets Kyoji Horiguchi (15-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). UFC 186 takes place April 25 at Montreal’s Bell Centre. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Feb 10, 2015 10:21AM by Budgellism - 13 comments
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Nevada commission: Anderson Silva passed out-of-competition test for HGH, PEDs
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva passed his second out-of-competition test in connection with this past month’s UFC 183 event, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 6:42PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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UFC champ Ronda Rousey appears in the 2015 SI Swimsuit Issue
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is one of several athletes to appear in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Rousey, who will defend her title against Cat Zingano in less than three weeks at UFC 184, actually posed for the issue this past fall. While the above photo, taken during a shoot on Captiva Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, may look comfortably warm and peaceful, Rousey remembers it being “freezing ass cold” that day...
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 1:07PM by grappler0000 - 11 comments
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Carmouche on issues with women's 135-pound class
Liz Carmouche has been waiting to be booked in a fight for months. The popular women's bantamweight explains what took so long.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Johnson down for Dillashaw fight -- for $2 million
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would be willing to fight bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, but he's got to get paid serious money to do so.
Submitted Feb 9, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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