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Women’s MMA Report: Smith-Kaufman 2 set for TUF Finale, Pacheco moves to 10-0

Posted by system system 7 days ago from MMA Junkie

Catch up on the latest news, results and fight bookings from the world of women’s MMA with Robert Sargent. His latest report includes a change to next week’s TUF Nations Finale event.Filed u...

One Injury Shakes Up Two UFC Fight Cards: Yakovlev in for Pierce, Cummings Now Faces Cabral

Posted by system system 7 days ago from MMA Weekly

Mike Pierce's hand injury has forced a shake up of two UFC fight card. Alexander Yakovlev now faces Demian Maia while Zak Cummings agrees to fight Yan Cabral.

Morning Report: Randy Couture blames Dana White for son's quick UFC exit

Posted by system system 7 days ago from MMA Fighting

After seeing his son Ryan receive his UFC release last September, Hall of Famer and former five-time champion Randy Couture believes his son's Octagon career was cut short due to a longstand...

UFC Fight Night 39: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

Posted by system system 8 days ago from Bleacher Report

UFC Fight Night 39: Minotauro vs. Nelson is set for Friday, April 11. The scheduling marks a departure from the promotion's usual Wednesday night shows—and their Sunday shows as well. And le...

Report: Gina Carano to Meet with UFC President Dana White Wednesday Night

Posted by system system 8 days ago from Bleacher Report

The much-hyped sit-down meeting between women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano and UFC president Dana White takes place Wednesday night. MMA Fighting reported the news Tuesday evening. Carano, in t...

Morning Report: UFC's Lorenzo Fertitta says increased testing is not a reaction to Georges St-Pierre's comments

Posted by system system 8 days ago from MMA Fighting

According to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta the random drug testing of fighters is set to become more of a standard practice. Prior to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' random testing repo...

Morning Report: Dana White explains the reasoning behind cutting Jake Shields

Posted by system system 9 days ago from MMA Fighting

Taking some flak following the release of former No. 1 welterweight contender Jake Shields, UFC president Dana White is trying to illuminate fans on the decision. Speaking with Yahoo! Sports...

Report: Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva now UFC 175 co-main event, Junior dos Santos vs Stipe Miocic to headline UFC Fig

Posted by system system 10 days ago from MMA Mania

UFC is robbing Peter, paying Paul, seemingly all in an effort to please y'all. Or maybe just to pad its bottom line ... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is shuffling its upcoming mixed m...

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Kedzie on training with men: ‘The only times I've been knocked out in training has been by men, not women’

Posted by system system 10 days ago from Bloody Elbow

UFC and Strikeforce veteran Julie Kedzie discusses the positive and negative aspects of training with men. Julianna Pena's catastrophic training injury several weeks back sparked a heated de...

Morning Report: Former manager says he made 'destitute' Ronda Rousey into a star

Posted by system system 10 days ago from MMA Fighting

A dispute between UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and her now former management team is heating up. Darin Harvey, Rousey's manager since 2010, says the promotion's biggest sta...

For female MMA fighters, training with men an inevitability that carries as much risk as reward

Posted by system system 11 days ago from MMA Fighting

Juliana Pena's injury story, however actual or fictionalized, caught my attention. I had never considered it fully, but her situation sparked a thought I've been unable to shake: women face ...

Women's MMA Report: UFC books Nunes vs. Kaufman, Holm captures Legacy FC title

Posted by system system 12 days ago from MMA Junkie

With their opponents sidelined, Sarah Kaufman and Amanda Nunes will meet at the TUF Nations Finale. That and much more in the latest Women’s MMA Report. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumor...

Morning Report: Vinny Magalhaes and WSOF exec engage in Twitter blowout

Posted by system system 13 days ago from MMA Fighting

World Series of Fighting certainly had an interesting evening. Kicking the night off with Josh Burkman asking for his release, a spat between UFC veteran Vinny Magalhaes and WSOF Vice Presid...

Fight Path: Fellow farm-raised fighter Matt Hughes was inspiration for Justin Martin

Posted by system system 14 days ago from MMA Junkie

Justin Martin clearly remembers the fireside, life-changing moment when he decided he wanted to be a professional fighter.Filed under: News Tagged: Justin Martin

Morning Report: UFC paying to have Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 172

Posted by system system 14 days ago from MMA Fighting

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has begun undergoing random drug tests ahead of his title defense to Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 later this month. Jones, sporting a bandage, revealed...

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