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Dana White didn't agree with judges on Pendred win
BOSTON – It wouldn't be a UFC card if there wasn't at least one controversial decision to puzzle over -- or in this case, two.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 10:30AM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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White explains botched Aldo-McGregor face-off
UFC President Dana White discusses the aftermath of UFC Fight NightL Boston, as well as why Jose Aldo would not face off against Conor McGregor in the octagon.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 10:26AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 59 draws reported 13,828 attendance for $1.34 million gate
BOSTON – Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 event drew an announced attendance of 13,828 for a live gate of $1.34 million.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor likely for UFC 187 in Las Vegas in May
BOSTON – After cementing himself as the No. 1 featherweight contender, Conor McGregor is likely to face champ Jose Aldo at UFC 187, UFC President Dana White told MMAjunkie.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Cathal Pendred fires back at CM Punk after controversial UFC Fight Night 59 win
Cathal Pendred was awfully fortunate to walk away with a win at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 event, but afterward, he had a response to one of his critics.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight Night 59 bonuses: Of course Conor McGregor nabbed one of the $50K awards
BOSTON – Four fighters each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 event, and you just knew Conor McGregor was going to be one of them.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 1:22AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Pendred vs. Spencer official UFN 59 scorecard
Find out how the judges scored the Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer fight Sunday night in Boston.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 12:49AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Hall calls out Philippou after win over Stallings
After defeating Ron Stallings due to a stoppage from a nasty cut, Uriah Hall claimed his original opponent, Costas Philippou, 'pinked out' and demanded to fight him.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 12:48AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Masvidal vs. Green, Chiesa vs. Clarke added to UFC Fight Night 63
Two notable lightweight bouts have been added to UFC Fight Night 63, as Jorge Masvidal will take on Bobby Green and Michael Chiesa is set to meet Mitch Clarke.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 12:45AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas confirmed as UFC Fight Night main event on April 4th
It'll be a battle of recent UFC featherweight title challengers, as Chad Mendes takes on Ricardo Lamas at UFC Fight Night in Fairfax, VA on April 4th.
Submitted Jan 19, 2015 12:42AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Mac Danzig speaks up on UFC lawsuit: 'you can't abuse what you've created'
Following his twitter battle with Cody McKenzie over the UFC lawsuit, Mac Danzig was on MSNBC, and his viewpoint was surprisingly different.
Submitted Jan 18, 2015 1:39PM by george112 - 2 comments
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UFC 186 adds Cote vs. Riggs; Aubin-Mercier vs. Michaud; and Rakoczy vs. Letourneau
UFC today announced several bouts for its next event in Canada, UFC 186, and a bantamweight championship rematch between T.J. Dillashaw (11-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Renan Barao (33-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) is set to top the bill.
Submitted Jan 17, 2015 11:48PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Here’s an uncomfortable thought: Imagine if Dennis Siver wins…
Back at UFC 157, Liz Carmouche had one hell of a dilemma. She was going up against the Creator of Women’s MMA in the UFC, Ronda Rousey. Carmouche was fighting for the inaugural women’s bantamweight belt because Rousey existed. Should she defeat Rousey, Carmouche would effectively tear down the very eco system that sustained her and everyone else in her category. In other words, if Carmouche was successful that night in early 2013, she would ruin everything. That’s a lot to block out as you prepare for a fight. And that’s sort of what Dennis Siver is going through as he gets set to face Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night 59 Sunday in Boston. McGregor is not only the Gateway to Ireland, but the very fire and vitality of the featherweight division. As he said during a spot on SportsCenter this week, he’s not the Next Big Thing, he is the Big Thing. Siver is a one-man Washington Generals, a warm body to perpetuate the myth of Conor McGregor as McGregor rolls headlong towards a title shot against Jose Aldo.
Submitted Jan 17, 2015 9:16PM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
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Michael Bisping vs. CB Dollaway booked for UFC 186
#9-ranked UFC Middleweight, Michael Bisping (25-7), and #10 CB Dollaway (15-6) look to bounce back from their losses when they meet inside the Octagon at UFC 186. The middleweight bout will take place on Apr. 25 at the Bell Centre in Montreal.
Submitted Jan 17, 2015 8:50PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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UFC 186 lands T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renano Barao 2; Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard
Montreal's Rory MacDonald will fight in his adopted hometown after all when the UFC pulls through town on April 25. But he'll be in the evening's co-feature bout. The UFC made official the main event and co-main event bouts for UFC 186 at the Bell Centre. In the main event, T.J. Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight title against former champion Renan Barao.
Submitted Jan 17, 2015 8:38PM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
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Cordeiro: I want to train Shogun again
Former Chute Boxe trainer and current owner of Kings MMA Rafael Cordeiro recently conducted an interview with Brazil's Shogun-receberia-como-um-filho.html" target="_blank">Globo. Cordeiro used to teach for Chute Boxe in Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's hometown of Curitiba, Brazil, but moved to Los Angeles to open Kings, not one of the top MMA gyms in the States. Never the less, Cordeiro expressed the wish to train Shogun again.
Submitted Jan 17, 2015 8:32PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Pendred: I'm keeping tight-lipped about CM Punk
Jonathan Shrager talks with Cathal Pendred ahead of UFC Boston regarding his Boston roots, his money-motivated desire to welcome CM Punk to the Octagon, his teammates Gunnar Nelson and Conor McGregor.
Submitted Jan 17, 2015 8:31PM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
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Fertitta: Why can't Rousey be the biggest athlete in combat sports?
ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta spoke recently with Graham Bensinger for Yahoo Sports, and said he can see Ronda Rousey becoming the most popular athlete in combat sports. "I feel like this is a seminal moment, not just sports, but in culture altogether," said Fertitta. "This movement that's being led by Ronda Rousey - it's female empowerment. Who is to say, why can't a girl be a fighter? Why can't a girl be successful in sports like these other athletes in sports?
Submitted Jan 17, 2015 8:29PM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
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UFC fines Jon Jones $25,000 for violating code of conduct
UFC officials today announced that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been fined $25,000 for his recent failed out-of-competition drug test.
Submitted Jan 17, 2015 7:20PM by george112 - 14 comments
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Dustin Poirier returns to 155, meets Diego Ferreira at UFC Fight Night 63 in Fairfax, Va.
The UFC will return to Fairfax, Va., in April for the first time in nearly three years for UFC Fight Night 63. The promotion announced the location and venue, the city’s Patriot Center, on Friday, along with the card’s first matchup: A lightweight bout between Diego Ferreira (11-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Dustin Poirier (16-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC).
Submitted Jan 16, 2015 7:22PM by JLS1980 - 9 comments
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