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UFC News - Page 46

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UFC lands new U.K. 'free-to-air' TV deal
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC has a new deal to air on a "free-to-air" station in the United Kingdom, resolving a long-term issue in the international market expansion.
Submitted Mar 3, 2014 4:16PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tony Ferguson meets Katsunori Kikuno at UFC 173 in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
Another “Ultimate Fighter” winner has been added to the UFC’s Memorial Day weekend card in Las Vegas.
Submitted Mar 3, 2014 12:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 37 start times, fight card, TV info, fan and media events
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC returns to London on Saturday for UFC Fight Night 37 at O2 Arena. Here’s the essential information for the card.
Submitted Mar 3, 2014 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Joe Rogan hints at 'huge announcement' regarding Ronda Rousey's next opponent
(mmafighting.com)
What's next for UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey? Aside from small roles in a few Hollywood films, we're not really sure. Thankfully, UFC commentator Joe Rogan says something intriguing could be on the horizon. Speaking with KROQ's Kevin & Bean Show Friday morning in Los Angeles, Rogan was very quick to dismiss the hosts' claims that Rousey is now left without a legitimate challenge to her title. "Oh, you're so incorrect," said Rogan. "I wish I could tell you what I know. I wish I could tell you. I know some secret stuff. I know some secret stuff, but I can't tell you."
Submitted Mar 3, 2014 9:50AM by grappler0000 - 25 comments
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TUF China Finale milestones and footnotes
(mmafighting.com)
Saturday’s TUF China Finale featured a Korean bulldozer slugging, an Englishman dominating, a Boilermaker besting a Tiger, and a one-of-a-kind finish in the main event. * Vaughan Lee put together the most impressive striking performance of his UFC career in a completely dominant victory over Nam Phan. Coming into their bout Saturday, it was Phan who had made a name for himself with huge striking outputs. Phan has authored four performances in the UFC where he landed 100-plus significant strikes, a record tied with Georges St-Pierre and Chris Lytle, but it was Lee who racked up the strikes. Lee finished with 142 significant strikes landed, the third-most ever landed by a UFC/WEC bantamweight in a single fight...
Submitted Mar 3, 2014 9:46AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
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UFC contender Phil Davis critical of how title shots are dished out
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC Light Heavyweight Phil Davis wasn't exactly thrilled to hear that Daniel Cormier will be getting a title shot.
Submitted Mar 2, 2014 7:11PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Lorenz Larkin vs. Constantinos Philippou slated for UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati
(mmajunkie.com)
Two middleweights hope to rebound when they meet at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati.
Submitted Mar 2, 2014 12:35PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Former EFC Africa Heavyweight Champion Ruan Potts Set to Make UFC Debut Against Soa Palelei
(mmaweekly.com)
MMA has been on a rapid rise in South Africa with EFC Africa leading the way. No fighter on the African continent has made a bigger impact than Ruan “Fangzz” Potts. Currently training with UFC veteran Mark Robinson in Johannesburg, he has an impressive record of 8-1. Having a background in Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Potts is known to be a thinking man’s fighter with good stand-up and a lethal submission game.
Submitted Mar 2, 2014 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC announces 'Fight Night' return to Macau in August, Japan show in September
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC announces 'Fight Night' return to Macau in August, Japan show in September
Submitted Mar 1, 2014 12:20PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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TUF China Finale draws announced attendance of 6,000 in Macau
(mmajunkie.com)
MACAU – Saturday’s TUF China Finale drew an announced attendance of 6,000, which UFC executives classified as a sell-out.
Submitted Mar 1, 2014 12:19PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Michael Chiesa meets Francisco Trinaldo at UFC 173 in Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
A lightweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter 15? champion Michael Chiesa (10-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and “TUF: Brazil” vet Francisco Trinaldo (14-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC 173 lineup.
Submitted Mar 1, 2014 12:18PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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TUF China bonuses: Nam/Tokudome, Kim, Mitrione
(bloodyelbow.com)
Check out who performed exceptionally enough at this morning's TUF China Finale to earn some post-fight bonus cash.
Submitted Mar 1, 2014 12:15PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night Macao Weigh-In Results
(ufc.com)
FIGHT PASS MAIN EVENT -John Hathaway (171) VS Dong Hyun Kim (171) FIGHT PASS MAIN CARD -TUF CHINA WELTERWEIGHT FINAL -Zhang Lipeng (170) VS Wang Sai (170) -Shawn Jordan (261) VS Matt Mitrione (260) -Ivan Menjivar (146) VS Hatsu Hioki (146) FIGHT PASS PRELIMS -Nam Yui Chul (154) VS Kazuki Tokudome (155) -Vaughan Lee (136) VS Nam Phan (136) -Wang Anying (171) VS Albert Cheng (170) -Mark Eddiva (145) VS Jumabieke Tuerxun (145)
Submitted Feb 28, 2014 6:16PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
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Chris Weidman opens as -210 favorite over Lyoto Machida in UFC 173 title fight
(mmajunkie.com)
Much like Vitor Belfort, the man he replaced in the upcoming UFC 173 headliner, Lyoto Machida has been tapped the underdog in his middleweight title fight with champion Chris Weidman.
Submitted Feb 28, 2014 1:58PM by FastKnockout - 26 comments
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Frustrated Alberto Mina wanted to fight but listened to coaches' advice
(mmajunkie.com)
MACAU – Alberto Mina (10-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) didn’t care how much Zak Cummings (16-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) weighed. He just wanted to fight.
Submitted Feb 28, 2014 12:05PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Dustin Poirier meets Akira Corassani at TUF Nations Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
Dustin Poirier (15-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) will look for his fourth win in five fights when he meets fellow featherweight Akira Corassani (12-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at the TUF Nations Finale in April.
Submitted Feb 28, 2014 12:04PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Vitor Belfort: UFC pulled me from UFC 173; I didn't withdraw
(mmafighting.com)
Vitor Belfort is out of UFC 173, but the middleweight says it was not his decision.
Submitted Feb 28, 2014 11:34AM by prophecy033 - 27 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Zak Cummings vs. Alberto Mina pulled from Saturday's TUF China Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
Saturday’s fight card for the TUF China Finale is down to eight bouts following today’s loss of a preliminary-card fight. With Zak Cummings (16-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) expected to come in eight pounds heavy for the fight, his fight with fellow welterweight Alberto Mina (10-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been canceled, UFC officials confirmed with MMAjunkie.
Submitted Feb 28, 2014 7:20AM by shaneTpain - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Vitor out; Machida in at UFC 173
(mmajunkie.com)
On the same day the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced a major change in its policy on testosterone-replacement therapy, there has been a major change at the top of the next major card the state will host. Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) is out of his middleweight title shot against champion Chris Weidman (11-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) at UFC 173 in May, and in his place will step fellow Brazilian and former champion Lyoto Machida (21-4 MMA, 13-4 UFC).
Submitted Feb 28, 2014 1:45AM by Pookie - 22 comments
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Brazilian Commish likely to still allow Hendo TRT
(bloodyelbow.com)
The Brazilian MMA commission states that Dan Henderson's therapeutic use exemption for testosterone is likely to be approved, but they remained non-committal on the prospect of following the NSAC's lead in banning TRT outright.
Submitted Feb 27, 2014 6:55PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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