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Jose Aldo blasts fighters critical of TRT: 'They're pussies trying to find an excuse'
Jose Aldo says that he's not concerned if his opponents are using performance enhancing drugs and fighters who criticize TRT are trying to find an excuse for possible losses.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 8:15PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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Rumors of Donald Cerrone vs Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178 gathering momentum
MMA fans may see yet another action packed bout added to UFC 178 as rumors of a bout between Donald Cerrone and Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez are picking up steam. UFC 178 is already one of the most exciting fight cards in recent memory, with Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier as the main event.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 5:08PM by jjeans - 7 comments
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Iuri Alcantara vs. Russell Doane added to UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia
A bantamweight matchup Brazilian veteran Iuri Alcantara (30-5 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Hawaiian prospect Russell Doane (14-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC Fight Night 51 lineup.
Submitted Aug 1, 2014 1:01AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Magnus Cedenblad-Scott Askham Middleweight Tilt Added to UFC Fight Night Sweden
UFC Fight Night Sweden has added a middleweight contest pitting Magnus Cedenbland against Scott Askham.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 5:36PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Anthony Johnson will fight Overeem at any weight
UFC light heavyweight Anthony Rumble Johnson is coming off a huge KO against Lil Nog this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The knockout marked his second straight Octagon victory, with the first one coming against Phil Davis.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 4:54PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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Video: With UFC 178 looming Jon Jones stitched up for cut over left eye
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a cut above his left eye with about two months left before his UFC 178 title defense against Daniel Cormier.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 2:34PM by george112 - 4 comments
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UFC issues statement on Robert Drysdale, Kevin Casey drug test failures
Following positive drug tests for a pair of its fighters at separate events earlier this month, the UFC has issued a statement.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Mairbek Taisumov meets Marcin Bandel at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
The UFC’s October show in Sweden continues to build with the addition of a lightweight bout to the card.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:06PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck added to September's UFC 178 card in Las Vegas
September’s UFC 178 pay-per-view continues to grow with the addition of a lightweight bout to the bill in Las Vegas.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:05PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine headlines UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax
The UFC still will show a little love to Canada this fall after events planned for Toronto and Montreal were yanked from the calendar.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:04PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Cesar Gracie scoffs at size difference between Silva and Diaz, says Anderson’s ‘chin is not the same anymore’
Nick Diaz’s longtime head coach Cesar Gracie believes a trifecta of advantages–youth, chin and ground game–will lead Nick Diaz to victory against Anderson Silva.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:03PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Report: Glover Teixeira-Phil Davis verbal agreements in place for fall fight, possibly UFC 179
After having his lengthy winning streak snapped at the hands of the world’s top pound-for-pound fighter, Glover Teixeira appears to have a stiff test on his hands to get back on track. According to a report from Brazil’s Combate news site, Teixeira (22-3 MMA, 5-1 UFC) has verbally agreed to fight Phil Davis (12-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) this fall, potentially at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. Combate cited sources close to the UFC, but the promotion has not yet announced the fight. The UFC 179 pay-per-view is set for Oct. 25 at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio. The event currently has just one bout set – a featherweight title headliner between champ Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, a rematch from their UFC 142 fight, which also took place in Rio.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 8:56AM by Budgellism - 6 comments
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Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez Lightweight Bout Targeted for UFC 178
A loaded UFC 178 lineup could get even more interesting, as a bout between streaking lightweight Donald Cerrone and Bellator MMA 155-pound kingpin Eddie Alvarez has been targeted for the Sept. 27 event.
Submitted Jul 31, 2014 12:47AM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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Machida Calls Out Rockhold For October Showdown
If he can't have this Brazilian bomber, perhaps Luke Rockhold would be willing to settle for another.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 8:31PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster weighs in on controversy over 10-8 rounds in Patrick Cummins vs. Kyle Kingsbury fight
The head of the CSAC, Andy Foster, spoke with MMAmania.com regarding the unusually high number of 10-8 rounds scored in the UFC on FOX 12 prelim fight between Cummins and Kingsbury.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 8:30PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Donald Cerrone: Khabib Nurmagomedov has withdrawn from three fights against me
Donald Cerrone (24-6 MMA, 11-3 UFC) says he really wants to fight fellow lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC), but at this point, he’s not sure it’s meant to be.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 8:28PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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John Lineker fine waiting on Ian McCall to heal but expects a real fight in return
Brazilian flyweight John Lineker thinks a bout with fellow top-ranked contender Ian McCall sounds just about right, but he wants to make sure “Uncle Creepy” will show up to fight.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 8:27PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Nick Diaz sees himself fighting at 155, 170 and 185 in return to UFC
Nick Diaz‘s un-retirement is only one day old, and already the onetime welterweight title challenger and Stockton native son is casting a wide net on future opportunities.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 8:25PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale flunk post-fight tests at UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale
UFC middleweight Kevin Casey and light heavyweight Robert Drysdale failed drug tests following UFC 175 and The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, MMAjunkie learned today.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 5:48PM by prophecy033 - 14 comments
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Early betting odds have Anderson Silva as sizable favorite against Nick Diaz
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is as high as a 4-to-1 favorite vs. Nick Diaz, one day after the fight was formally announced by the UFC.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 4:06PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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