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  • 16 days ago
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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera's appeal to have his controversial loss to Urijah Faber overturned to a no contest was squashed by the Nevada Athletic Commission. The Nevada Athletic Commission, perhaps unsurprisingly, has denied Francisco Rivera's appeal to have his 2nd round submission loss to Urijah Faber at UFC 181 overturned to a no contest. Before Rivera was submitted, Faber stunned him with an eye poke, and the finishing sequence soon followed. Deputy attorney general Christopher Eccles read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera will have to wait at least one more month before he finds out whether the NSAC will overturn his December loss to Urijah Faber.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera will get his day in court, so to speak, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission next week in Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The coach became upset about his pupil's loss and asks for punishment of bad judges. The Nova Uniao leader Andre Pederneiras is absolutely angry about Claudia Gadelha's split decision loss last Saturday at UFC on FOX 13, vowing that he will appeal and try to change it. The coach called the outcome a robbery and is sure that his fighter won decisively, but two of the judges gave two rounds for Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who probably earned a title shot against Carla Esparza for the UFC Strawweight title read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Francisco Rivera was executing his game plan, landing strikes and, despite entering his UFC 181 bout with Urijah Faber as a heavy underdog, appeared to have won the opening round. Then, a finger to the eye ruined his night. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Francisco Rivera will appeal his submission loss to Urijah Faber on Saturday night at UFC 181 to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. MMA Fighting spoke with Rivera and confirmed the news on Sunday. Faber, a perennial top contender, had his hands full as Rivera began to gain momentum in the stand-up exchanges early in the second round. Unfortunately, the competitive bantamweight matchup would be marred by a clear, inadvertent eye poke by Faber. Immediately after the poke, Rivera quickly backed read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bantamweight Francisco Rivera plans on appealing his submission loss to Urijah Faber due to an eye poke sustained moments before the finish. UFC 181 featured a second controversial conclusion to a bout outside of the main event when Referee Mario Yamasaki failed to notice a blatant eye poke that brought about the end of the preliminary fight between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera. It was an unfortunate ending to an entertaining fight - one that will force Rivera to appeal the result. "When I read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After a controversial ending to their UFC 181 bout, Francisco Rivera wants a rematch with fellow bantamweight Urijah Faber.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Francisco Rivera will appeal his submission loss to Urijah Faber on Saturday night at UFC 181 in Las Vegas with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), Rivera told MMA Fighting. Rivera said after discussing the situation with his manager Jason House, it was something he felt like he needed to do. In the second round, Faber clearly poked Rivera in the eye, sending Rivera up against the cage, covering his face clearly in pain. Faber swarmed, landed punches and eventually cinched in a bulldog choke f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The manager of UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera said he plans to appeal the fighter’s loss to Urijah Faber on the FOX Sports 1-televised preliminary card of tonight’s UFC 181. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Caio Magalhaes’ 31-second knockout victory over Trevor Smith at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, will not be overturned. Smith filed an appeal to Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) claiming that Magalhaes landed illegal punches to the back of the head moments before the finish at UFN 56 on Nov. 8. However, the commission has decided against him. Here’s CABMMA’s response to Smith and his manager Will Hammond, forwarded to MMAFighting.com by Smith: First, we need to stress that CA read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC lightweight Piotr Hallman’s suspension has been upheld after a second drug test confirmed the presence of the steroid drostanolone. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC lightweight Piotr Hallman’s suspension has been upheld after a second drug test confirmed the presence of the steroid drostanolone. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Caio Magalhaes scored his fourth straight win in the UFC with a 31-second knockout over Trevor Smith at UFC Fight Night 56, but the middleweight contest ended in controversial fashion. After rocking Smith with a knee and a left cross, Magalhaes knocked him down with a hammerfist that clearly hit the back of Smith’s head. The Nova Uniao fighter kept landing hammerfirsts, some of those in the back of the head, and referee Keith Peterson stopped the fight. Back in the United States, Smith has decid read news >>

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