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Chris Cariaso: If Henry Cejudo doesn't make weight, I'm not fighting him
If Henry Cejudo doesn’t make weight, Saturday’s UFC 185 event is going to need a new pay-per-view opener. Chris Cariaso (17-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC), who meets Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) in the first PPV bout at Dallas’ American Airlines Center, is putting his foot down when it comes to the former Olympic gold-medal wrestler, who’s repeatedly struggled to make the 126-pound limit for the flyweight division. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 8:55AM by Wez - 8 comments
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Texas Combative Sports Program to Test Entire UFC 185 Card for PEDs, Drugs of Abuse
Texas Combative Sports Program to Test Entire UFC 185 Card for PEDs, Drugs of Abuse.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 2:47AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Munoz: Hard to speculate if Rousey can beat men
"Someone in the UFC said that Ronda can beat 50% of the men, but it's totally different man," Munoz explained during a live chat with ABS-CBN Sports. "It's totally different. It's hard to say, and you can speculate all you want. She can definitely compete, but I don't know if it's true." "She is truly unbelievable though. She's great and she's an amazing person," he said. "She can definitely match them technique per technique (in grappling)," Munoz said about Rousey's chances. "I definitely believe she can compete with them, but it's too hard to speculate if she can actually beat (most of the men) in MMA."
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:24AM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
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Ann Osman not trying to sell sex appeal
Ann "Athena" Osman is in a class of one - she is female, Muslim, Malaysian, and one of the biggest stars in One Championship, the biggest MMA promotion in Asia. Marc Raimondi for MMAFighting.com spoke with Osman, ahead of her fight with Walaa Abbas on Friday at One Championship 25. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently landed in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue, wearing not much more than nothing in some shots.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:23AM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Henry Cejudo reverts to 'prison lifestyle,' guarantees he'll make flyweight prior to UFC 185
DALLAS -- Henry Cejudo talks about his UFC 185 fight against Chris Cariaso, why he'll make flyweight this time around, people betting on his weight cut, reverting to a "prison lifestyle," getting his career back on track in December, and much more.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:20AM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
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Roy Nelson on UFC's new drug policy: 'Is it really going to make a difference?'
DALLAS -- Roy Nelson could be accused of a lot of things, but being a drug cheat isn't one of them. Three years before increased testing was the topic du jour in mixed martial arts, Nelson was leading the drug-free campaign largely by himself, attempting to sway opponents Shane Carwin and Matt Mitrione into signing up for Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) testing in late 2012, then signing himself up anyway once both men balked at the opportunity.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 1:18AM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night 61 drug tests results come back clean
All 22 fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 61 tested clean in the drug test.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 12:36AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Cris Cyborg reacts to Ronda Rousey vs Laila Ali: If size doesn't matter, why won't you fight me?
If "Rowdy" has no qualms in challenging the much bigger Laila Ali, it's proof that she's scurred.
Submitted Mar 12, 2015 11:08PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Chris Cariaso reveals he suffered crippling anxiety attack 'five minutes' before UFC 178 title fight
The cruel thing about the bright lights? No one ever knows how they'll react until they're hurled underneath them. For some, like UFC 185 co-headliner Joanna Jedrzejczyk, the leap from anonymity to stardom is a seamless one, a long-awaited validation that, for however fleeting it may be, can be embraced with a smile and a wink. Not all athletes are so lucky, though. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 12, 2015 9:54PM by Wez - 1 comment
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TUF champ says 'ignorant' and 'unsportsmanlike' Ronda Rousey was 'out of line' for bashing Arianny Celeste
Sounds like Ronda Rousey is running out of friends in the 135-pound division.
Submitted Mar 12, 2015 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Sam Alvey vs. Daniel Kelly slated for UFC Fight Night 65 in Australia
A middleweight fight between Sam Alvey (25-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Daniel Kelly (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition to May’s UFC Fight Night 65 card in Australia.
Submitted Mar 12, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Pettis says dos Anjos tough test, only knows Nurmagomedov because 'he's talking a lot'
DALLAS – UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) isn’t looking past Rafael dos Anjos (23-7 MMA, 12-5 UFC). Quite the opposite, in fact. But it doesn’t appear those Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) questions aren’t going away anytime soon, either.
Submitted Mar 11, 2015 9:46PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Champ Carla Esparza: I hope Joanna Jedrzejczyk thinks I'm scared
DALLAS – UFC women’s strawweight camp Carla Esparza told MMAjunkie she didn’t need to go online to hear what her upcoming opponent was saying about her – she got it firsthand.
Submitted Mar 11, 2015 9:45PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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After losing to 'a guy who sucks' in Lineker, Ian McCall wants a 'tool' from Alpha Male
After losing to 'a guy who sucks' in Lineker, Ian McCall says he wants a 'tool' from Alpha Male.
Submitted Mar 11, 2015 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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UFC welterweight Matt Brown has joined the crowd calling for harsher penalties for steroid users.
UFC welterweight Matt Brown has joined the crowd calling for harsher penalties for steroid users.
Submitted Mar 11, 2015 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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John Lineker will have to cut 30 pounds to fight at bantamweight: ‘I already wanted to move up’
John Lineker returns to the bantamweight division after an eight-fight run as a flyweight in the UFC, but that doesn’t mean his life will be any easier.
Submitted Mar 11, 2015 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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‘TUF: Brazil’ Alumni Sarafian, Abreu to Clash at UFC Fight Night in New Orleans
‘TUF: Brazil’ Alumni Sarafian, Abreu to Clash at UFC Fight Night in New Orleans.
Submitted Mar 11, 2015 3:20AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson bout order finalized
Check out the full bout order for UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson, which takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 23rd in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 10, 2015 8:38PM by Wez - 10 comments
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Laila Ali believes she could beat Ronda Rousey
Retired boxer Laila Ali believes that she could defeat Ronda Rousey because Rousey is the size of her three-year-old daughter.
Submitted Mar 10, 2015 12:23PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Mark Munoz meets Luke Barnatt in Manila, says he will retire after bout
Mark Munoz is calling it quits. But not before he takes a fight in his family's homeland. Munoz announced Tuesday at the UFC's Manila press conference that he will retire following his bout against Luke Barnatt at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber on May 16 in the Philippines, according to multiple reports. "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" said he would hang up the gloves regardless if he wins or loses. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 10, 2015 1:46AM by Wez - 9 comments
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