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Meet the TUF 21: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians cast
The competition takes place between Florida super-camps American Top Team and The Blackzilians, with $500,000 on the line for the winning team, as well as the customary TUF contract for the winning fighter. So, lets take a look at the fighters competing: AMERICAN TOP TEAM.........................BLACKZILIANS NAME...................AGE..RECORD.........NAME.....................AGE......RECORD WELTERWEIGHTS Marcelo Alfaya.......36....16–7 (1 NC)....Valdir Araujo...........30........14-5 Steve Carl.............30.....21–4..............Carrington Banks.....26....... 3–0 Nathan Coy........... 36....14–5..............Luiz Buscape...........32........18–6 Michael Graves.......24....4–0................Jason Jackson.........24........4–2 Hayder Hassan.......32....6–1................Vicente Luque.........23........7–4–1 Sabah Homasi........26....8–4................Andrews Nakahara...31.......4–2–2 Uros Jurisic............23....5–0................Felipe Portela...........27.......8–2 Steve Montgomery..24....8–2................Kamaru Usman........26.......5–1
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 10:56AM by Budgellism - 11 comments
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Ronda Rousey: Theoretically, 'I could beat 100 percent' of UFC men's bantamweights
Ronda Rousey said on ESPN's SportsCenter on Thursday that she could defeat "100 percent" of UFC men's bantamweights given the right circumstances.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 5:23PM by george112 - 14 comments
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Uriah Hall vs. Rafael Natal set for UFC 187
It will be a battle of New York-based middleweights in Las Vegas on May 23, as Uriah "Prime Time" Hall and Rafael "Sapo" Natal square off in UFC 187 action at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 1:22PM by Wez - 11 comments
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Report: Dana's siding with Team Rousey triggered Burt Watson exit
More rumors in the exit of Burt Watson from the UFC. Word is out that an argument with part of Ronda Rousey's entourage could be behind the UFC and it's event coordinator parting ways.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 12:22PM by GDPofMPG - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
Derrick Lewis: Forget UFC title – I just want to pay off house, then I'm done
UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis comes fists first when he faces opponents in the UFC’s octagon. But before he does that, he’s a wreck.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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UFC returns to theaters with Fathom Events for UFC 185 in Dallas
The UFC will return to movie theaters next week for UFC 185.
Submitted Mar 5, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Faces New Set of Battles
The women's bantamweight title bout continued the fast-paced Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to form after an injury-riddled 2014 that saw bad news on the revenue and credit rating fronts. Now, the once high-flying UFC is trying hard to put last year behind it. "It put in a level of volatility to our business that we've never seen. To be honest with you, it was kind of an outlier year. We've had injuries we've had to deal with, but nothing to that magnitude," UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta told CNBC...
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 11:05PM by NE-1 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations, General MMA, Miscellaneous
'The Ultimate Fighter 22' tryouts slated for lightweights, welterweights on March 29
After 10 years in the game, The Ultimate Fighter continues to march on. Tryouts for the twenty-second American season of UFC's flagship reality show are slated to be held on Sunday, March 29 at the Palace Station in Las Vegas, NV, the UFC announced Wednesday. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 8:15PM by Wez - 10 comments
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UFC champ Ronda Rousey 'wouldn't stand a chance' fighting ex-Dallas Cowboy wide receiver
Football players fighting women? Probably not the best thing to be talking about considering what went down with Ray Rice last September (even though it doesn't intimidate "Rowdy").
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 10:29AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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After Reebok snub, UFC officials promise to promote Carla Esparza as champ
UFC women’s strawweight champ Carla Esparza is feeling a lot better after speaking out about a perceived lack of attention from her promoter.
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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UFC's Melbourne debut confirmed for November with UFC 193
As expected, the UFC will expand its Australian presence with its first Melbourne event later this year.
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Dillashaw 'could definitely' drop to flyweight for Johnson – $2 million or not
MONTREAL – UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has said he’ll only move up in weight to face bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw for a firm price tag of $2 million.
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 10:20AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Kelvin Gastelum, Efrain Escudero named head coaches of 'TUF: Latin America 2'
The second season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” has its coaches, and they’re no strangers to the UFC’s long-running reality show. “TUF 17? winner Kelvin Gastelum (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and “TUF 8? champion Efrain Escudero (23-9 MMA, 4-5 UFC) will head their respective squads on the show, which begins filming later this month, officials today announced. The show will forego the usual post-series coach-vs.-coach fight since the fighters are two weight classes apart. “TUF: Latin America 2? debuts in August, and Mexico will host the show’s live finale later this year. The show is televised in Mexico and throughout Latin America, and it streams on UFC Fight Pass in North America. “TUF: Latin America 2? features lightweight and welterweight hopefuls from Mexico and other Latin American countries, though the cast hasn’t yet been revealed.
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 8:43AM by Budgellism - 9 comments
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Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan, Brian Ebersole vs. Alan Jouban added to UFC Fight Night 68
The UFC’s return to New Orleans will feature a few more native Louisianans, with heavyweight Derrick Lewis (12-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) vs. Shawn Jordan (17-6 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and welterweights Brian Ebersole (51-16 MMA, 5-2 UFC) vs. Alan Jouban (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC). UFC officials today confirmed the matchups after an initial report from NOLA.com. With the additions to the card, UFC Fight Night 68 now includes: Ryan Bader vs. Daniel Cormier Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan Brian Ebersole vs. Alan Jouban
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 8:39AM by Budgellism - 3 comments
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Bowles among eight fighters released from the UFC
Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles highlights the list of recent UFC cuts.
Submitted Mar 3, 2015 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC champ Ronda Rousey's mom zings potential opponent 'Cyborg' Justino
Try to pick a fight with one Rousey, and it appears the rest of the clan is ready to jump in.
Submitted Mar 3, 2015 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Longtime site coordinator Burt Watson confirms exit from UFC
One of the UFC’s most recognizable names (and bellowing voices) has confirmed his exit from the promotion.
Submitted Mar 3, 2015 11:10AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Kyle Noke gets home fight, meets Andreas Stahl at UFC Fight Night 65
Australian Kyle Noke (20-7-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will fight in his home country when he meets Swedish welterweight Andreas Stahl (9-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 65. UFC officials today announced the bout. UFC Fight Night 65 takes place May 10 (but streams live in North America on May 9 due to the time difference) at Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. The event streams on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Mar 3, 2015 9:06AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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Norman Parke pens open letter to Joe Lauzon challenging him to fight at UFC on FOX 15
There's traditional ways to call out an opponent, then there's the Norman Parke way.
Submitted Mar 3, 2015 12:19AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Jon Jones: I believe I have the skill set to beat Cain Velasquez at heavyweight
Before you completely start discounting "Bones," check out the reasoning behind his claim by diving in below.
Submitted Mar 3, 2015 12:16AM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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