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Paulo Thiago vs. Gasan Umalatov joins 'UFC Fight Night: Sonnen vs. Wanderlei'
A welterweight bout between Paulo Thiago (15-6 MMA, 5-6 UFC) and Gasan Umalatov (14-3-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to the recently announced “UFC Fight Night: Sonnen vs. Wanderlei” card.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Jussier Formiga doesn't believe head butt was deciding blow at UFC Fight Night 38
NATAL, Brazil – While opponent Scott Jorgensen believes it was a head butt that rocked him moments before he was choked out by Jussier Formiga, the Brazilian flyweight isn’t so convinced.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 3:36AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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UFC Fight Night 38 draws reported 6,828 attendance
NATAL, Brazil – Sunday night’s UFC Fight Night 38 event drew an announced attendance of 6,828.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 3:35AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Chael Sonnen-Wanderlei Silva official for May 31 card in Sao Paulo, Brazil
NATAL, Brazil – The UFC’s return to Brazil in May now is official, and the promotion will return to Sao Paulo with Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva in the main event.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 3:34AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFN results: Henderson nets two bonuses
Dan Henderson pocketed a pair of awards following his amazing win over Mauricio Rua at UFC Fight Night in Natal, Brazil.
Submitted Mar 24, 2014 3:31AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Jose Aldo on Next UFC Title Defense: ‘I Think I Should Face Chad Mendes’
With Anthony Pettis scheduled to coach against Gilbert Melendez on an upcoming edition of “The Ultimate Fighter,” UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo has turned his focus away from a Pettis super-fight and back to his own division.
Submitted Mar 23, 2014 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Barroso vs. Stringer promoted to today's UFC Fight Night 38 televised lineup
Following the cancellation of a bout earlier today, light heavyweights Francimar Barroso (16-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Hans Stringer (21-5-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) have been promoted to the televised lineup of today’s UFC Fight Night 38 event.
Submitted Mar 23, 2014 3:00PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Chope released, fight with Brandao scrapped
Will Chope has been cut by the UFC and his bout with Diego Brandao scratched from tonight's card after revelations about his bad-conduct discharge from the Air Force for domestic violence.
Submitted Mar 23, 2014 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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UFC featherweight Will Chope was booted from Air Force and incarcerated for domestic violence
Less than a day before his fight against Diego Brandao, a document Chope's history in the Air Force surfaced detailing an assault on his ex wife and his discharge from the military.
Submitted Mar 23, 2014 12:43AM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
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Anderson Silva Supports TRT Ban, Not Opposed to Eventually Fighting Machida or ‘Jacare’
Count Anderson Silva among those in favor of the Nevada Athletic Commission’s recent decision to ban testosterone replacement therapy.
Submitted Mar 22, 2014 6:43PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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UFC signs Alexis Dufresne
The UFC has added another two fighters for their upcoming cards in Legacy FC lightweight champion Carlos Diego Ferreira and women's bantamweight Alexis Dufresne.
Submitted Mar 22, 2014 6:39PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFN weigh-in results: Hendo 202, Shogun 205
Bloody Elbow is the place to be to check out a live video stream of the UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Shogun weigh-in, which kicks off at 3pm ET/Noon PT from Natal, Brazil.
Submitted Mar 22, 2014 6:06PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Rematch with Shogun will be Henderson's last on TRT
Dan Henderson has had a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy since 2007. Sunday in Brazil he'll get to use it in UFC competition for the last time against Shogun Rua.
Submitted Mar 22, 2014 2:25PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Bellator champion Pat Curran: 'I'm going to beat the sh*t out of 'Pitbull' Freire'
New Bellator Featherweight champion, Pat Curran, was a guest on "Darce Side Radio" recently, speaking about his thrilling fifth-round victory over Daniel Straus at Bellator 112, battling depression and anxiety issues, as well as how he is going to run through Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire in their upcoming rematch. All that and much more in this exclusive interview below.
Submitted Mar 22, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Cris Cyborg: Ronda Rousey thinks Gina Carano is an easy fight
Every time Ronda Rousey gives an interview, Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino is one of the topics.
Submitted Mar 22, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Koscheck: Hendricks can't sell PPV's, GSP can
Long-time UFC Welterweight contender Josh Koscheck told ESPN that current champ Johny Hendricks can't sell pay-per-views and that this would force the UFC to "pay up" for the return of ex-champ Georges St-Pierre.
Submitted Mar 22, 2014 11:14AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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After threatening to stab him, UFN 38's Diego Brandao wants Poirier rematch
The last time Diego Brandao appeared in the UFC, he didn’t make the best impression – inside or outside of the cage.
Submitted Mar 21, 2014 7:13PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Rampage: F*** the UFC Hall of Fame
The former UFC Light Heavyweight champ says that unless the UFC Hall of Fame comes with a pension he's not interested.
Submitted Mar 21, 2014 7:11PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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UFC releases Ivan Menjivar after Hioki loss
After a decision loss at the TUF China Finale, the UFC has decided to part ways with UFC and WEC vet Ivan Menjivar.
Submitted Mar 21, 2014 5:39PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Undefeated featherweights Mirsad Bektic, Chas Skelly meet at UFC on FOX 11
Next month’s UFC on FOX 11 lineup has a 12th bout, and it features two unbeaten featherweights who will make their UFC debut.
Submitted Mar 21, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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