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UFC 173 payouts and salaries: Robbie Lawler makes (and breaks) bank with 'Ruthless' $200k payday
UFC 173 is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Saturday night's (May 24, 2014) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Barao vs. Dillashaw" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Submitted May 27, 2014 3:44PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Germaine de Randamie out at UFC 174, promotion seeks replacement for Dudieva
The UFC’s return to Canada next month for UFC 174 will see a lineup change on the preliminary card.
Submitted May 27, 2014 3:38PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler headlines UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose
Two of the sport’s most entertaining and highest-ranked welterweights will headline the UFC’s next network-televised event. UFC President Dana White today announced that recent winners Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) and Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will headline UFC on FOX 12. UFC on FOX 12 takes place July 26 as San Jose’s SAP Center. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted May 27, 2014 2:02PM by isk - 17 comments
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UFC champ Jose Aldo says that he feels devalued with his income
The UFC featherweight titleholder stated that he doesn't know what he should do to raise his salary and feels that top fighters of lower divisions aren't being fairly paid in the UFC.
Submitted May 27, 2014 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Full Lineup Announced for Saturday’s ‘TUF Brazil 3’ Finale
The full lineup for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” Season 3 Finale is now finalized.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:26PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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UFC sees delays in arrival in Philippines, Russia
The UFC’s rapid international expansion has hit a snag in at least two countries, according to UFC President Dana White.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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'Bang' Ludwig: I'd corner new UFC champ Dillashaw in fight against Urijah Faber
Duane Ludwig will continue to coach members of Team Alpha Male, even though he doesn’t have any immediate commitments to do so following T.J. Dillashaw’s milestone victory.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:23PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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T.J. Dillashaw not interested in fight with Urijah Faber, White wants Faber's opinion on topic
While T.J. Dillashaw stated that he has no interest in fighting training partner Urijah Faber, UFC president Dana White left the topic open for Faber to decide.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:21PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Pederneiras: Let’s see if TJ Dillashaw is man enough to fight Renan Barao in Brazil
Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras stated that he believes an immediate rematch for Renan Barao is “fair,” and it would be “ideal” if they did it in Brazil.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:21PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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BJ Penn at 145lb for Edgar fight only
Former UFC two-division champion BJ Penn revealed at the UFC 175 ticket sale press conference that he was only interested in dropping to featherweight to face Edgar.
Submitted May 26, 2014 9:20PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC signs Rob Font
A newcomer to the UFC's bantamweight division, Rob Font is expected to make his debut at UFC 175.
Submitted May 26, 2014 8:32PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Dana White proclaims Robbie Lawler as the frontrunner for the next welterweight title shot
Robbie Lawler's dominant performance, complete with a ref stoppage finish in the third round over Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173, has made him the frontrunner for the next welterweight title match.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:51AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Raphael Assuncao says he can train to fight new champ Dillashaw in eight weeks
LAS VEGAS – UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao said he was supposed to be in the cage with Renan Barao at Saturday’s UFC 173, but a rib injury forced him to heal up before getting a title shot.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC 173 draws 11,036 attendance for $1.7 million live gate
LAS VEGAS – Saturday’s UFC 173 event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas drew an announced attendance of 11,036 and a live gate of $1.7 million.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Dana White on Jamie Varner's corner: 'I would've thrown in the towel'
UFC President Dana White admits that it was tough and uncomfortable to watch Saturday’s UFC 173 pay-per-view opener between lightweights James Krause and Jamie Varner.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Jamie Varner breaks two bones in foot, tears ligaments in UFC 173 loss
UFC lightweight Jamie Varner broke two bones in his foot and tore ligaments during a TKO loss to James Krause on the pay-per-view main card of Saturday’s UFC 173.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Nate Diaz says UFC told him to 'keep it quiet' that Jake Ellenberger turned down a fight
Nate Diaz tweets that the UFC told him not to talk about Jake Ellenberger turning down a fight with him two months ago.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Le vs. Bisping to headline August card in Macau
Cung Le will make his return on August 23rd to meet Michael Bisping in the main event of a UFC Fight Night event in Macau, China on August 23rd.
Submitted May 25, 2014 11:39AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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UFC 173 bonuses: T.J. Dillashaw doubles up to win $100,000
LAS VEGAS – T.J. Dillashaw, Renan Barao and Mitch Clarke each earned $50,000 bonuses at Saturday’s UFC 173 event, and Dillashaw doubled up for $100,000.
Submitted May 25, 2014 2:02AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC 173 results: T.J. Dillashaw destroys Renan Barao to win title
LAS VEGAS – With massive odds against him, T.J. Dillashaw not only defied them, but he made them look like they were inadvertently reversed. Dillashaw dominated bantamweight champion Renan Barao to win the title, even as the Brazilian entered the fight as a favorite of as much as 10-to-1, and with many calling him the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. It was Barao’s first loss since 2005. Dillashaw (10-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) outstruck Barao (32-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) at nearly every turn, planting him on the canvas in the first round and then never looking back, even when Barao tried to answer. But instead of cruising to a dominant decision win, Dillashaw stayed after the finish in the fifth round – ultimately putting the champion on the canvas with a left hand before pouncing to finish off the massive upset.
Submitted May 25, 2014 1:04AM by isk - 8 comments
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