- 9 months ago
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The World Series of Fighting 9 main event between welterweight champion Steve Carl and newly acquired ex-UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares is in jeopardy. On a conference call Tuesday afternoon, WSOF senior executive vice president and matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz confirmed that the Nevada State Athletic Commission requested additional drug testing for Palhares before the showdown. He failed a drug test after his UFC on Fox 6 loss to Hector Lombard, and while Abdel-Aziz believes the test will come back read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Hopefully John Lineker will have backup this time.
After a difficult trip from Brazil to New Jersey for UFC on FOX 3, Lineker, who was defeated by Louis Gaudinot in his octagon debut, gets a chance at redemption when he meets Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC 151.
Brazilian website Tatame reported the flyweight matchup, whose placement on the card is unknown. UFC 151 takes place Sept. 1 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The event's main card airs live on pay-per-view while FX and Fa read news >>