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'UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2' official for Rio's Maracanazinho Gymnasium
As expected UFC 179, which already boasts a pair of intriguing co-headliners, is set for Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:40PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Krzysztof Jotko vs. Tor Troeng slated for UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
A middleweight bout between Krzysztof Jotko (14-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Tor Troeng (16-6-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is the latest addition to October’s UFC Fight Night 53 card in Sweden.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:39PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC announces two new Octagon Girls for Latin America
Zuffa has hired Betzy Montero and Jamillette Gaxiola, Miss Cuba 2009, to be their cageside gals for Latin American events starting with the Ultimate Fighter Latin America and UFC 180.
Submitted Aug 8, 2014 12:37PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Ronda Rousey: 'Gina Carano would be my toughest fight'
Most observers don't look at Gina Carano as a serious possible threat to UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. It isn't that the former Strikeforce star isn't skilled, but after five years away from competition, it seems unlikely that she'd be able to successfully jump right back in against the best today's women's MMA world has to offer.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 8:40PM by tallica62 - 12 comments
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Josh Koscheck Named As New UFC on Fox Analyst
Kenny Florian, Karyn Bryant, Brian Stann and Daniel Cormier announce that Josh Koscheck is joining the UFC on FOX team as an analyst for the UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint Preux shows. He’ll join Bryant, Stann and Dominick Cruz for the UFC Fight Night Weigh-In , UFC Fight Night Pre-Fight and UFC Fight Night Prelims shows and post-fight coverage on Fox Sports Live.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 7:46PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Frankie Saenz set face Nolan Ticman at UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux
Two new faces to the bantamweight division as KOTC champ Frankie Saenz debuts against Nolan Ticman.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 3:57PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story set for UFC Fight Night 53 main event in Stockholmb
The UFC’s return to Sweden in October now has its main event.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 3:51PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC targeting Jung/Corassani for October 4th Sweden show
A featherweight bout is being targeted for an October 4th Sweden show.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 2:11PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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With Titan FC's blessing, Saunders returns to UFC
Another Titan FC fighter is headed to the UFC.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Mark Bocek: ‘I'm not interested in competing against fighters on PED's any longer'
Mark Bocek wasn't exactly forced into retirement. The 32-year-old longtime UFC lightweight didn't suffer a string of worrisome knockout losses, or even experience a career downturn of sorts. In fact, unlike most retirees, Bocek exited the sport on an upswing, having won three of his last four, with more than a few miles of tread left on his tires.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 2:37AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Ian McCall and John Lineker eyeing year-end contender match-up
Two recently victorious flyweights may soon collide to determine the next challenger for the UFC's 125-pound title.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 9:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC looking into Cub Swanson-Frankie Edgar
UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reports that the UFC has talked about booking Swanson against Frankie Edgar next in a featherweight top contender bout. Edgar has wanted that fight -- and his manager Ali Abdel Aziz has been very vocal about it on social media. Swanson was hesitant at first, but Helwani reports that he has come around.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 9:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Kyle Noke out, Amir Sadollah may get the call to face Yoshihiro Akiyama
Kyle Noke has been forced out of his upcoming bout against Yoshihiro Akiyama in Japan on September 20, but the UFC is hoping to replace him with former Ultimate Fighter winner Amir Sadollah.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 9:13PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Conor McGregor Willing to Fight Aldo at UFC 179 if Mendes Suffers Injury
UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has very little patience these days.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 7:57PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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UFC Fight Night 50 lineup set in Connecticut with six-fight main card on FOX Sports 1
Next month’s UFC return to Connecticut has its lineup set with 11 fights, including 10 televised bouts on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 7:56PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Jones to DC: 'I'm going to make you my wife'
So uhm, things got a bit weird during that UFC 178 Fan Q&A with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. There weren't any scuffles or anything, but after numerous interviews the past few days, their verbal jousting may have taken a wrong turn at some point. Here's how the exchange went: "It's going to be intimate." Jones said
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 4:56PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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In injury reshuffling, Jordan Mein now meets Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49
A pair of recent injuries caused some reshuffling of the UFC’s return to Tulsa later this month, and a new matchup has the card once again complete.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 4:52PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Wanderlei Silva calls out Dan Henderson, Hendo accepts
With Chael Sonnen out for the next two years due to multiple drug test failures, Wanderlei Silva, who doesn't seem to think he'll be suspended for ducking a drug test, is calling out Dan Henderson, who accepts.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 3:04PM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
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Former UFC featherweight Josh Grispi charged with domestic abuse and assault on wife
"It's the worst case of domestic abuse I've ever seen." said one police officer after ex-UFC fighter Josh Grispi was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife twice in four days.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 3:03PM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
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Bryan Caraway, Raphael Assuncao set to battle at UFC Fight Night Halifax
Raphael Assuncao, the last man to beat current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, will return to action in October.
Submitted Aug 6, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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