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Dana White says Herb Dean did a horrible job in the 5th round of the Jones/Cormier fight
"Herb Dean, I always talk about him; I think he's my favorite referee. He did a horrible job in the fifth round," White said in a post-fight interview on FOX. "He let them clinch, literally for five minutes, but other than that, it was an amazing fight."
Submitted Jan 7, 2015 10:20AM by tallica62 - 12 comments
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Greg Howard on Jon Jones: 'This doesn't come out of nowhere'
Deadspin writer Greg Howard, who recently spent a lot of time with Jon Jones to put together a comprehensive story about the UFC light heavyweight champion, comments on Jones' drug test failure.
Submitted Jan 7, 2015 12:39AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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UFC 182 medical suspensions: Four, including Marquardt, could have lengthy layoffs
The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to 12 fighters following this past weekend’s UFC 182 event, and four could face lengthy suspensions.
Submitted Jan 7, 2015 12:34AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Daniel Cormier on champ Jon Jones' failed drug test: 'It's more sad than anything'
UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier’s first reaction to champ Jon Jones’ failed drug test was confusion. But, he told MMAjunkie, that feeling eventually shifted.
Submitted Jan 7, 2015 12:32AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Reebok stands by UFC champ Jon Jones in wake of flunked drug test, rehab
Reebok is standing by UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones as he heads to rehab after being flagged for cocaine in a recent drug test, which was administered before his eventual win in this past weekend’s UFC 182 headliner.
Submitted Jan 7, 2015 12:31AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Roy 'Big Country' Nelson to take on Alistair Overeem at UFC 185 in Dallas
Ninth-ranked Roy “Big Country” Nelson (20-10) is set to take on No. 11 Alistair Overeem (38-14) in a heavyweight bout as part of UFC 185 at American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Submitted Jan 6, 2015 8:43PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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UFC champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine, reportedly enters rehab
UFC champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine, reportedly enters rehab
Submitted Jan 6, 2015 5:55PM by george112 - 85 comments
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Gus requests Rumble be drug tested
After being drug tested by USADA at the request of his home country Sweden, Alexander Gustafsson requests that Anthony Johnson likewise be tested.
Submitted Jan 6, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Donald Cerrone replaces Eddie Alvarez, meets Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 59
Donald Cerrone (26-6 MMA, 13-3 UFC) wanted to fight again as quickly as possible after his win over Myles Jury at UFC 182. Two weeks seems pretty quick. UFC President Dana White announced on Instagram that Cerrone has agreed to step in for an injured Eddie Alvarez (25-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and will now meet Benson Henderson (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) at next week’s UFC Fight Night 59 event, which takes place on Jan. 18, 2015 at Boston’s TD Garden. The evening’s four-fight main card airs on FOX Sports 1 (10 p.m. ET) following six preliminary bouts on the same channel (7 p.m. ET) and two that stream on UFC Fight Pass (6 p.m. ET).
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 9:12PM by Budgellism - 23 comments
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UFC 182 salaries: Jon Jones ($500K) tops list of disclosed payouts
Reigning UFC light-heavyweight champion and headliner Jon Jones earned the top disclosed payday at this past weekend’s UFC 182 event.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 2:54PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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8 fighters removed from UFC roster
It looks like the UFC has added a little bit of roster turnover to the changing of the calendar.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 11:03AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC raises price on announced 2015 PPV events
Multiple providers (UFC.TV, Direct TV, Time Warner) acknowledge a price hike for announced 2015 UFC pay-per-view events, despite earlier promises by organization president, Dana White.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 11:00AM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
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UFC champ Jon Jones to heavyweight? Interim champ Fabricio Werdum tells him to stay put
The message from UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum to light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was simple.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 10:57AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Former WWE star CM Punk hosted a UFC Q&A, and it was all kinds of awkward
LAS VEGAS – Say what you want about former WWE wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ move to the UFC, but the man clearly knows how to entertain a crowd – even the very drunk and incoherent ones.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 10:54AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Dana White apologizes to UFC 182 winner Marion Reneau after 'TUF' snub
Marion Reneau made her promotional debut and picked up her first UFC victory this past weekend at UFC 182. She also received an apology from her boss.
Submitted Jan 5, 2015 10:53AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Conor McGregor vows to defeat Dennis Siver in 'under two minutes'
Conor McGregor has made a habit out of making wild predictions throughout his brief UFC tenure, and so far, nearly all of them have come true.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 4:01PM by tildengolfer - 12 comments
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Jones: I hope he's somewhere crying
One of the signature things about combat sports is the fighters always hug genuinely at the end. By contrast, when the final bell rang at UFC 182, light heavyweight Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier swung at each, and, inadvertently, referee Herb Dean. Immediately post fight Jones was in a fury. "if you bought a Break Bones shirt, take it back," he said. "You wasted your money," "I'm sorry to be classless like this. I do not like Daniel Cormier and that's why I'm being this way." At the post-fight press conference, Jones was initially respectful.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 3:53PM by tildengolfer - 13 comments
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Cormier: This isn't going to ruin me
Daniel Cormier definitely came to fight at UFC 182, giving Jon Jones a solid test in the championship bout. Ultimately Jones persevered, winning four of the five rounds on all three judges score cards and retained his title. In pre-fight interviews, Cormier had said he thought this was his last chance at the UFC title, but after the fight expressed that he believed the loss wouldn't ruin him, holding back tears as he spoke:
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 3:52PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Twitter reacts to Jones/Cormier war
At UFC 182 Jon Jones faced a hard test in Daniel Cormier who definitely came to fight. Cormier hung in through five tough rounds and came at Jones hard in second round, taking that round on all the judges score cards. Jones recovered and won the rest of the fight to retain his light heavyweight title. The fight was great though and as with all great fights and moments, fighters, media, and fans reacted on Twitter:
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 3:51PM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
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Dana White: Hector Lombard Should Have Tried Harder to Finish Josh Burkman
Dana White: Hector Lombard Should Have Tried Harder to Finish Josh Burkman.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:14PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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