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Cody Gibson "Not Proud" of TMZ Bar Fight Video, Believes UFC Job is Safe
(sherdog.com)
This was not the Monday that Cody Gibson was expecting. The UFC bantamweight’s day began with news that celebrity gossip website TMZ.com had posted a video of Gibson being punched in the face and the subsequent scuffle which took place last week at a Las Vegas bar. “When I woke up this morning, I definitely had that pit in the bottom of my stomach, like, ‘Holy crap. Could I be that guy?’ You know, who gets fired over some stupid stuff,” Gibson said today in an interview with Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown.” “I didn’t think that it would be on TMZ... I have 1,800 followers on Twitter. I’m not [Clayton] Kershaw. I’m not [Derek] Jeter. I’m not Jon Jones.”
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 2:36AM by xdanish020 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Quick Quote: Vitor Belfort's strength hasn't changed, just his TRT-less physique
(mmamania.com)
"From my point of view, Vitor was and still is the hardest working guy in the gym. I worked with him after he got off the TRT and his strength level didn't change. He was very strong. He's still a strong guy. His physique did change quite a bit, but I think that was water retention. The strength level was the same.... I thought then, and I still think now, that he'll win. I know he's a better boxer than Weidman. I know that for a fact."
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:52AM by xdanish020 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Turn Down For What?!?! UFC 'Halifax' Fan Just Can't Stop, Won't Stop Dancing
(mmamania.com)
UFC hit Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, this past weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014) and that was more than enough reason for this unknown fan to dance like there was nobody watching. Fortunately, some one across the way was, indeed, watching ... and recording his every incredible move
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:50AM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC odds: Michael Bisping opens as +220 underdog for UFC Fight Night 55 headliner against Luke Rockhold
(mmamania.com)
I'm sure this isn't going to sit well with "The Count." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender (still) Michael Bisping has opened as the +220 underdog for his upcoming UFC Fight Night 55 main event against Luke Rockhold, which is scheduled for Nov. 8, 2014 inside AllPhones Arena in Sydney, Australia.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:49AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Monday Morning Hangover: Rick Story ends Gunnar Nelson's unbeaten streak in Sweden
(mmamania.com)
After an action-packed UFC Fight Night 53 event over the weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014) in Stockholm, Sweden, plenty of fighters were still feeling the buzz; however, Gunnar Nelson is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after suffering the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) carer at the hands of Rick Story.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:45AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 55: Soa Palelei got his ass whooped in Thailand (and it's not a bad thing)
(mmamania.com)
Soa Palelei will step foot inside the Octagon for the fifth time when he takes on Daniel Omielanczuk at UFC Fight Night 55 in his home country of Australia. Before he is set to go to war, "The Hulk" sat down with MMAmania.com to discuss his upcoming opponent, life outside the cage, and his plans on becoming UFC champion in the very near future.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:42AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dennis Bermudez unruffled by Conor McGregor’s potential title shot but questions the downside of his own 'politeness' tactics
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez discusses Conor McGregor’s rapid rise through the division to a potential title shot and what he should have done differently during his run.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:34AM by xdanish020 - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Travis Browne not looking for quick finish against Brendan Schaub: 'Honestly, I don't want to knock him out'
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC heavyweight Travis Browne revealed that he is not interested in a quick knockout win against Brendan Schaub.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:31AM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
'Fight of the Night' winner Piotr Hallmann fails UFC Fight Night 51 drug test
(mmajunkie.com)
Piotr Hallmann has been suspended nine months following a failed drug test at this past month’s UFC Fight Night 51 event, where he won a “Fight of the Night” bonus.
Submitted Oct 6, 2014 2:54PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Alexander Gustafsson addresses fans, defends UFC Fight Night 53's losing Swedes
(mmajunkie.com)
Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 53 event proved to be a rough night for Swedish fighters, but the country’s most recognizable vet – Alexander Gustafsson – has come to their defense.
Submitted Oct 6, 2014 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fighter Josh Burkman: I Lost That Fight to Get out of My Contract
(m.bleacherreport.com)
Last October, Josh Burkman, fresh off the biggest win of his career over former UFC contender Jon Fitch, lost a fight for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title to the relatively unknown underdog Steve Carl. A huge favorite, Burkman was caught in a triangle choke in the fourth round and ended the night unconscious rather than victorious.
Submitted Oct 6, 2014 9:22AM by jjeans - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
After first KO loss, Tarec Saffiedine has 'no excuses' for UFC Fight Night 54 defeat
(mmajunkie.com)
HALIFAX – In an age where excuses for a loss are a dime a dozen, Tarec Saffiedine lacks reasoning for his UFC Fight Night 54 defeat to Rory MacDonald.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:48PM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Raphael Assuncao not entirely happy with performance despite title shot desire
(mmajunkie.com)
HALIFAX – After beating Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54, bantamweight Raphael Assuncao immediately made it known he’s got seven straight wins at 135 pounds.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:47PM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Despite UFC bonus check, newcomer Charles Rosa finds little comfort in moral victory
(mmajunkie.com)
STOCKHOLM – UFC newcomer Charles Rosa came up short in a thrilling tussle with veteran Dennis Siver, collecting $50,000 for the evening’s “Fight of the Night.” But in the aftermath, Rosa was focused more on his loss than the financial gain.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:44PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Max Holloway admits he was 'feeling bad' while pummeling Akira Corassani
(mmajunkie.com)
STOCKHOLM – As Max Holloway unloaded punch after punch on an obviously dazed Akira Corassani, the Hawaiian said there was one thought going through his mind: When is somebody going to stop this fight?
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:42PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
In making case for title shot, Rory MacDonald asks a question he hopes we can't answer
(mmajunkie.com)
Rory MacDonald began the night at UFC Fight Night 54 standing motionless in his corner, looking not unlike a lifelike robot that had been trained to do nothing more than blink and breathe.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:41PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Following upset win over Gunnar Nelson, Rick Story ready to kick start title run: ‘My goal is to be the world champion’
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC welterweight competitor Rick Story expressed interest in working his way towards a potential title shot following his upset victory over Gunnar Nelson.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:37PM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Weidman puzzled why American fans don't root for American fighters
(mmafighting.com)
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman takes his "All-American" moniker seriously.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 8:26PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Johnson, May, and Mitchell released from the UFC
(bloodyelbow.com)
It appears that Dashon Johnson, Jack May, and Danny Mitchell have been released from their UFC contracts.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Josh Burkman laughs off suggestion he threw Steve Carl fight after sending unclear Tweet
(mmafighting.com)
Twitter is one of the most important and used communication tools available to anyone today, but it can often be a medium that's hard to use correctly.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:59PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
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