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Silva says he would fight Diaz, not Weidman again
"The Spider" has no desire to complete a trilogy against the UFC middleweight champion but would accept a fight with Nick Diaz.
Submitted Jun 30, 2014 2:31PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Myles Jury accepts fight against Nate Diaz ... who won't answer the phone
Surging Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight prospect Myles Jury has been offered a fight against former division number one contender Nate Diaz, a 155-pound showdown he gladly accepts. But negotiating with Diaz, as Anthrax so eloquently puts it, is like clapping with one hand. According to Fury, there hasn't been a peep from the 209.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 10:32PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight Night 44 draws reported 9,227 attendance for $728,358 live gate
SAN ANTONIO – Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 44 event drew an announced attendance of 9,227 and a live gate of $728,358.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Pat Miletich will be the next UFC Hall of Fame inductee
Former champion Pat Miletich will be the next inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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UFC releases statement on Chael Sonnen's second failed drug test
SAN ANTONIO – In the wake of news announcing another failed drug test for three-time title challenger Chael Sonnen, the UFC released a statement largely mirroring its previous responses to high-profile failures.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Kelvin Gastelum might go back to Mike Dolce after missing weight at UFC Fight Night 44
SAN ANTONIO – UFC welterweight Kelvin Gastelum thought he had things under control with his weight, but he now admits he may need help once more.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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After latest win, Cezar Ferreira still wants a rematch with C.B. Dollaway
SAN ANTONIO – After outpointing Andrew Craig on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44, Cezar Ferreira still wants a rematch with the last man to beat him in the octagon.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:41AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Mike Goldberg criticized for 'Fueling the American stereotype of being completely ignorant' of other countries
During the recent UFC broadcast from New Zealand, Mike Goldberg botched Jonah Lomu's name and sport in a moment that Australian media have said fuels the American stereotype of ignorance toward other countries.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
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Korean Zombie calls out Swanson
Shortly after Cub Swanson's win over Jeremy Stephens, Chan Sung Jung calls him out for a potential bout that guarantees fireworks.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 11:36AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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UFN San Antonio bonuses: Swanson, Stephens win 50k
Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens earned "Fight of the Night" honours for their five-round main event battle, while Carlos Diego Ferreira and Ray Borg both won performance bonuses for their submission wins on the prelims.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 3:13AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs Marquardt post-fight bonuses – Marquardt, Oliveira win 50k
Nate Marquardt and Charles Oliveira won performance bonuses for their submission victories, while Gian Villante and Sean O'Connell won 'Fight of the Night' honours for their curtain jerker fight.
Submitted Jun 29, 2014 12:16AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Sonnen fails second drug test due to HGH and EPO
Chael Sonnen tested positive for four banned substances earlier this month in a second random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Nevada Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar confirmed the news with MMAFighting.com.
Submitted Jun 28, 2014 10:01PM by prophecy033 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities, Miscellaneous
UFC Fight Night 43 weigh-in results: Nate Marquardt, James Te Huna set for main event
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – MMAjunkie was on scene and reporting live from tonight’s UFC Fight Night 43 fighter weigh-ins, where all 20 competitors made weight for Saturday’s event.
Submitted Jun 27, 2014 1:28AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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UFC co-headliner Kelvin Gastelum still on Dolce Diet, but without Mike Dolce
SAN ANTONIO – A tough weight cut added to the challenges welterweight Kelvin Gastelum faced both before and during his previous fight with Rick Story, but the winner of “The Ultimate Fighter 17? claims his waistline isn’t an issue heading into his next bout.
Submitted Jun 26, 2014 9:11PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Brendan Schaub not happy with EA snub in new UFC game; calls out Frank Mir
UFC heavyweight, Brendan Schaub is not happy with EA Sports snub in new UFC game; also calls out Frank Mir.
Submitted Jun 26, 2014 9:08PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Whatever Happened To The UFC?
Excellent article on Deadspin today regarding the UFC's current direction.

by Tim Marchman Imagine if the NBA added 30 expansion teams over the next two years, and then sent out a favored reporter to lecture the public about how true fans should appreciate the diminished quality of play. This sounds impossibly stupid, and yet it's more or less what's happening in one increasingly dim corner of the sports world. This Saturday, the UFC will run a card in Auckland, New Zealand, to be broadcast on their online subscription service. The main event will feature New Zealander James Te Huna, who's lost two straight, and Nate Marquardt, who's lost three straight; the rest of the card isn't much more inspiring.
Submitted Jun 26, 2014 7:45PM by GDPofMPG - 18 comments
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With three new additions, TUF 19 Finale lineup could be light on cast members
With the addition of three new bouts to the fight card, The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale could feature a lineup that’s light on cast members.
Submitted Jun 26, 2014 1:10PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Ronda Rousey taking a break from MMA after beating Alexis Davis at UFC 175
But cautions that her idea of a "break" is probably much different than Georges St. Pierre's.
Submitted Jun 26, 2014 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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UFC Fight Night 52 adds Kyoji Horiguchi, Takanori Gomi, Yoshihiro Akiyama, others
September’s return to Japan, UFC Fight Night 52, will feature some local talent, officials today announced.
Submitted Jun 26, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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UFC vet Dan Henderson denies reported return to middleweight
Dan Henderson may eventually return to the middleweight division, but the UFC light heavyweight said it’s not a done deal.
Submitted Jun 26, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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