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With Santiago Ponzinibbio out, Jordan Mein gets new UFC on FOX 11 opponent
With “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2? veteran Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) out, welterweight Jordan Mein (27-9 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has a new opponent for UFC on FOX 11.
Submitted Feb 27, 2014 12:55PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC champ Jose Aldo posts video mocking Anthony Pettis and the Korean Zombie with homophobic slurs
The UFC's Featherweight champ and his friends made a video of them singing a song disparaging the UFC Lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and former Featherweight title challenger Chan Sung Jung.
Submitted Feb 27, 2014 12:53PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Riddle 'Dana is an insecure bald man on TRT'
Welterweight standout and lightning rod, Matt Riddle discusses thoughts on Dana White's very public insults, the difficult year he's had and the desire he still has to get back to the only place he's ever called his fighting home.
Submitted Feb 27, 2014 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Cormier eyes title shot or contender's bout next
With his 205 lb. debut behind him, Cormier is aiming high for his next fight in the light heavyweight division.
Submitted Feb 27, 2014 10:17AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Al Iaquinta meets Mitch Clarke at UFC 173 in Las Vegas
The UFC continues to fill outs its Memorial Day weekend show with the addition of a lightweight fight.
Submitted Feb 27, 2014 3:54AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Matt Brown wants Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati
The top ten-ranked Brown (18-11) would like to return to action in his home state of Ohio at UFC Fight Night 40 on May 10 in Cincinnati. He’d like a top ten-ranked opponent, particularly Rory MacDonald.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 9:54PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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UFC signs Czech heavyweight Viktor Pesta
New fighters continue to be signed at a furious pace as the UFC picks up undefeated heavyweight Viktor Pesta.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 9:50PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 38 lineup finalized with 10 bouts on FOX Sports 1
The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 38 event, which includes 10 bouts on FOX Sports 1 and a pair of matchups on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 7:11PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Sean Soriano out, Mike Brown meets Estevan Payan at UFC on FOX 11
Less than a week after he was announced for a fight on the card, an injury has knocked Sean Soriano from the UFC’s debut in Orlando, Fla.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 7:10PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Dillashaw vs. Mizugaki set for UFC 173
A very important bantamweight battle is likely set for the UFC 173 card in May.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 7:08PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Nate Diaz asks for his release from the UFC
It looks like another Cesar Gracie fighter wants to test the free agent maket. Unfortunately for him, he's still under contract.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 5:38PM by prophecy033 - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
Pederneiras states that Brazil has the better fighters
Nova Uniao head coach Dede Pederneiras claims Brazilian fighters are just better, arguing that only in his country athletes thrive and reach achievements without the proper support.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 3:50PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Vaughan Lee likely headed to flyweight after TUF China Finale
HONG KONG – Vaughan Lee has spent a lot of time thinking about his inconsistent UFC career, visualizing his primary goals, trying to realize what it takes to get himself over the hump.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC 171 lineup set with St. Preux-Krylov in PPV opener, Gastelum-Story in final prelim
The 13-bout lineup is set for next month’s UFC 171 event, which includes a championship headliner between Johny Hendricks (15-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) and Robbie Lawler (22-9 MMA, 7-3 UFC). The winner gets the welterweight title recently vacated by longtime titleholder Georges St-Pierre.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC heavy Travis Browne has low testosterone but rejects TRT, says it's cheating
Travis Browne has harsh words for UFC fighters taking testosterone replacement therapy.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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White on UFC 170: Regardless of PPV numbers, 'it's still the biggest women's fight ever'
MMA observers might never know how effective an Olympic-tinged promo was for UFC 170, but according to UFC President Dana White, the recent event should be considered a success for women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who worried about pay-per-view numbers.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 12:11AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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UFC's Stipe Miocic still healing, but welcomes Junior dos Santos matchup
UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic said he’s open to fighting Junior dos Santos after the ex-champ respectfully called him out on MMAjunkie Radio.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 12:10AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Rory disputes med suspension, 'There's no injury'
After the medical suspensions for UFC 170 were made public by the Nevada athletic commission, "Ares" took to Twitter to discount his reported six month suspension.
Submitted Feb 26, 2014 12:07AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Eddie Wineland vs. Johnny Eduardo set for UFC card in Cincinnati
A bantamweight clash has been added to the UFC Fight Night card in Cincinnati. According to sources close to the situation, Eddie Wineland returns to the Octagon in a 135-pound fight with Brazilian veteran Johnny Eduardo on May 10 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Graciemag first reported the match-up as a possibility for a future UFC card.
Submitted Feb 25, 2014 10:06PM by DrivenDavies15 - 5 comments
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Georges St-Pierre Walked Away Due to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre walked away from fighting and relinquished his title following his UFC 167 title defense againstJohny Hendricks in November 2013.  He recently sat down with CBC and revealed that his decision to take a hiatus from fighting was due to obsessive compulsive disorder.
Submitted Feb 25, 2014 6:31PM by prophecy033 - 8 comments
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