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'UFC Presents Fearless: T.J. Dillashaw' premieres tonight at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1
As a reminder, a new documentary special featuring T.J. Dillashaw premieres tonight.
Submitted Aug 27, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Andre Fili out, Chas Skelly meets Sean Soriano at UFC Fight Night 50
Chas Skelly will make a quick turnaround after his first UFC win this past Saturday.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 8:55PM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
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UFC Fight Night 49 draws surprising numbers
Benson Henderson had proven to be a reliable drawing card for UFC on both FOX, and most recently, FS 1. But just as his success in the lightweight ranks ran into a brick wall like fist of Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday night, so did his main event drawing power.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 7:23PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz booked for UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin
Texas-born Joseph Benavidez will return in November for a fight not far from his birth city.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 7:18PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran moved from Halifax to UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin
An injury has pushed a womens’ strawweight fight in Canada down South.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 7:17PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Lamas vs. Bermudez, Ellenberger vs. Gastelum among four fights confirmed for UFC 180
Several fights were announced for the UFC's debut show in Mexico, including a featherweight tilt between Ricardo Lamas and Dennis Bermudez.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 2:54PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Jose Aldo shoves Chad Mendes at UFC 179 media day
RIO DE JANEIRO -- During UFC 179 media day, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes had a heated staredown at Maracana Stadium on Tuesday morning.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 12:43PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Tyron Woodley interested in Matt Brown next
Tyron Woodley is already on to the next one.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Korean Zombie Injured, Pulled From Sweden Card
The good news is, Jung did not suffer any structural damage and may be able to get back into the thick of things in just a couple of weeks.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Nik Lentz explains why he was 'complete waste of talent' in first fight with Oliveira
Here’s how Nik Lentz sums up his MMA career prior to joining American Top Team: “I was a complete waste of talent.”
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Once he wins UFC title, Daniel Cormier says he'll give Jon Jones instant rematch
This past weekend’s UFC doubleheader and Saturday’s upcoming UFC 177 pay-per-view event have taken some of the spotlight off Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s brewing feud, but the upcoming title challenger recently dropped an interesting nugget on social media.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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UFC releases statement regarding Dana White’s removal of judge Hughes, President forced to apologize for protocol breach
The UFC released a statement on Tuesday morning which stated that President Dana White apologized to judge Hughes following an internal review that found a “breach of independent regulatory protocol.’
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Dana White sends terrible message by removing judge Howard Hughes at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau
UFC President Dana White removed judge Howard Hughes from duty on last Saturday's (Aug. 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 48 card after having an issue with his scoring of the first two fights. That wouldn't have happened if the fight card was in the United States, and shouldn't have happened, period.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 2:54AM by xdanish020 - 10 comments
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UFC Fight Night 54: Rory MacDonald will be at the top of the hill soon, so he's getting used to the constant call outs
After plenty of lobbying, Tarec Saffiedine got just what he wanted, a chance to fight top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Rory MacDonald, in a fight set to go down at the UFC Fight Night 54 event in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Oct. 4, 2014, on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 2:46AM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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Luke Rockhold not impressed by 'unflexible' Michael Bisping and his 'pitter-patter' win over Cung Le in Macau
Michael Bisping took the opportunity to call out Luke Rockhold shortly after dominating Cung Le this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China (video highlights). Rockhold, who was in attendance, is ready to accept the challenge and put to rest all of their back-and-forth chatter.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 2:37AM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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Pic: Ian McCall Awful Post-Surgery Photo Featuring 28 Gnarly Stitches
Fresh off his unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett at the UFC Fight Night 46 event last month in Dublin, Ireland, top flyweight contender Ian McCall (via Instagram) had surgery to correct a mangled mitt, thanks to a healing process gone awry after a broken hand suffered last year in Brazil. The result? 28 stitches that would make Mary Shelly proud. Heal up soon, "Uncle Creepy," the division needs you.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 2:34AM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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Ed Soares believes Silva had forgotten what it was like to not be champion, motivated to lift the title again
Longtime manager Ed Soares is convinced that his client Anderson Silva is perfectly primed for his scheduled match-up against Nick Diaz next year at UFC 183. In fact, Soares reckons that this is the bout that makes the most sense for both competitors. Considering they are both coming off 2 consecutive losses in their last two fights, it is reasonable way to get the winner back into title contention.
Submitted Aug 26, 2014 2:28AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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Chris Leben reveals he was 'blackout drunk' and trashed hotel the day before weigh ins for Brian Stann fight
How did Chris Leben cut those last few pounds for his Brian Stann fight? By vomiting all over himself after a night of hard drinking. Suddenly, a rubber suit and the sauna doesn't sound so bad. But that's the kind of rocky life "The Crippler" was living in the days leading up to his UFC 125 appearance, and as he tells Submission Radio, "it was a nightmare."
Submitted Aug 25, 2014 11:55PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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UFC lightweight Bobby Green calls Donald Cerrone 'the most obnoxious a**hole he's ever met'
Bobby Green sounds off on (among several people) fellow UFC lightweight contender Donald Cerrone, who he was scheduled to fight at UFC 178 before the promotion signed Eddie Alvarez.
Submitted Aug 25, 2014 3:44PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Manager: Nick Diaz won't trash talk Anderson Silva at UFC 183
A revised strategy, perhaps, for the new, improved, and non-violent Diaz?
Submitted Aug 25, 2014 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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