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Cub: Edgar's Managers Shady, Announced Fake FIght
Cub Swanson wasn't too pleased that members of Frankie Edgar's crew took it upon themselves to announce a featherweight bout between the two men this December; when in reality, the two haven't been booked to face off.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 11:59AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Jan Blachowicz signs with UFC, meets Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
Ilir Latifi will get a homecoming fight against a newly signed Polish standout.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 11:53AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Machida suggests a fight against Rockhold
"The Dragon" stated that he'll keep fighting in the Middleweight division and wants to work his way towards a title shot.
Submitted Jul 30, 2014 11:50AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Evans not interested in fight with Anthony Johnson
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans discusses his ACL recovery, when he expects to fight again, as well as his thoughts on fighting teammate Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 11:10PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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White: Diaz Could Fight For Title With Silva Win
Nick Diaz has not won a mixed martial arts (MMA) match since Oct. 2011, when he beat B.J. Penn from pillar to post en route to a unanimous decision win at UFC 137. Back-to-back losses since then, as well as a self-imposed two-year retirement, and Diaz could be back in Dana White's proverbial "title mix" if he is successful against former 185-pound champion, Anderson Silva, in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 11:09PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz announced for January 31st in Las Vegas
A five-round matchup between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will take place Jan. 31 in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White today announced the bout will serve as a headlining contest early in 2015.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 6:05PM by Shawn91111 - 23 comments
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Ronda Rousey likely to be featured athlete in UFC's drive for uniforms
The early reports of the UFC planning uniforms for it's fighters seem to have died down with little in the way of news or announcements, at least until now.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 5:04PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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With Joe Riggs out, Sean Spencer meets Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51
With Joe Riggs (40-14 MMA, 4-4 UFC) forced to withdraw from a planned UFC Fight Night 51 meeting with Paulo Thiago (15-7 MMA, 5-7 UFC), Sean Spencer (11-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has agreed to step in and take his place.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 5:02PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Hallmann-Tibau, Johnson-Pepey booked for UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil
The UFC’s September return to Brazil is a couple steps closer to completion with the addition of a lightweight clash and a featherweight tilt.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 3:00PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC welterweight Joe Riggs hospitalized after shooting himself in Arizona
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veteran Joe Riggs has been forced from his upcoming Paulo Thiago fight at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. From UFC.com: "We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved in an unfortunate accident last night. While cleaning his permitted firearm (a pistol), the gun discharged, injuring his hand and upper thigh. Riggs was transported to a nearby hospital in Arizona where he is being treated by physicians. We wish Joe a speedy recovery."
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 2:39PM by FastKnockout - 35 comments
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Diego Sanchez giving 'serious thought' to featherweight cut for Conor McGregor fight
If "KenFlo" can go from middleweight to featherweight, then perhaps "The Nightmare" can, too.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 11:53AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Dennis Siver meets Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm
The UFC’s October return to Sweden has its latest addition.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC on FOX 12 winners Bobby Green, Jorge Masvidal meet at UFC 178 in Las Vegas
A pair of big winners from this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 12 card have been booked to face each other in September.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 11:45AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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UFC on Fox 12 Medical Suspensions: Matt Brown, Three Others Face 6-Month Layoff
Five rounds in the UFC will take a toll on a fighter’s body, but 25 minutes between Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler left the two competitors in opposing positions following UFC on Fox 12.
Submitted Jul 29, 2014 3:27AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Tina Lahdemaki 'praying' for Stockholm slot opposite Juliana Lima or Paige VanZant
Tina Lahdemaki (5-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) came up short in her UFC debut, but she performed much better than many expected. Now she’s hoping to a second shot on a fight card a little closer to home when the UFC returns to Stockholm on Oct. 4.
Submitted Jul 28, 2014 9:05PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Daniel Cormier and Dustin Poirier betting underdogs to Jon Jones and Conor McGregor
I'm sure that's not sitting well with "The Diamond," who outranks McGregor by four spots.
Submitted Jul 28, 2014 3:54PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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With final two bouts, UFC Fight Night 48 lineup set with 6:30 a.m. ET start time
With two final additions, the lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 48 event in Macau.
Submitted Jul 28, 2014 3:52PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Urijah Faber vs. Masenori Kanehara added to UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan
A bantamweight matchup between Urijah Faber (31-7 MMA, 7-3 UFC) and promotional newcomer Masenori Kanehara (23-11-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been added to September’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan.
Submitted Jul 28, 2014 3:51PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Lawlers $1 mil UFC run: Earns more this year than most UFC champs
Robbie Lawler has earned more in the past 12 months than most champions, including UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, featherweight champion Jose Aldo, bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez.
Submitted Jul 28, 2014 2:40PM by jjeans - 7 comments
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For UFC comeback, Dan Hardy would like to send Diego Sanchez into retirement
UFC commentator and former welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy still thinks he’s got a good shot at fighting again in the octagon.
Submitted Jul 28, 2014 1:13PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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