Results for: Pulled in news

  • 7 days ago
  • 5 views
  • News

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is hoping to find a short-notice replacement for Gilbert Burns for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. That's because former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson has been injured and forced to withdraw from their 155-pound scrap, according to Lance (via MMA Fighting). Considering the number of "names" on this FOX Sports 1 fight card, tha read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 7 views
  • News

Frankie Saenz notched a signature career win and pulled off one of MMA’s biggest upsets of late after earning a decision victory over Iuri Alcantara.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 3 views
  • News

For the 3rd straight event, a UFC preliminary card bout has been cancelled at the last minute due to an illness. In what is becoming a recurring theme, a UFC preliminary card fight has been called off on either the day of the weigh-ins or fight night itself. Welterweight veteran T.J. Waldburger was scheduled to fight Wendel Oliveira on Sunday's UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir card in Porto Alegre, Brazil, but according to a report from MMA Junkie, Waldburger fell ill while cutting weight and th read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 2 views
  • News

Blame Friday the 13th. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Nik Lentz has fallen ill (flu) and ruled medically unfit to compete at the UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place tomorrow night (Sat., Feb. 14, 2015) inside the 1STBANK Center in Broomfieldm, Colorado. Both Lentz and his opponent, Levan Makashvili, will be paid their show money and are expected to be rescheduled for a future card. Bummer. MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-b read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 3 views
  • News

Nik Lentz's long wait for a fight just grew a little longer. Lentz was pulled from his UFC Fight Night 60 bout against Levan Makashvili prior to Friday's weigh-ins after UFC doctors ruled him unable to compete due to flu-like symptoms. MMAFighting.com confirmed the scratch with promotion officials following an initial report by MMA Junkie. "Influenza ran through his household," Lentz's nutritionist, Mike Dolce, told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. "101-degree fever. He wanted to fight but doc s read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 535 views
  • News

Cody McKenzie's WSOF debut didn't go as planned. The former UFC veteran was disqualified after it was ruled he delivered an intentional head butt against Andrew McInnes at the 4:58 mark in the first round of their WSOF 18 match Thursday night. McInnes was warned by the referee just moments earlier for pulling McKenzie's hair. Thanks to Zombie Prophet for the vine. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 22 views
  • News

UFC welterweight contenders Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard not only lost their UFC 186 co-headlining slot, but they also lost the matchup itself.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 316 views
  • News

Oh, Canada. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has yanked the welterweight showdown between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard from its upcoming UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV) event, slotted for April 25, 2015 inside the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Why? "Updates for both fighters will be provided when available," according to the official press release, whatever the hell that means. But before you start punching your monitor in frustration, take comfort knowing the promotion has insert read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 0 views
  • News

The news that Anderson Silva failed a pre-fight drug test due to the anabolic steroids Drostanolone and Androstane shook MMA to its core. While the court of public opinion can be swift in its judgment, the UFC, at least for a little while, stood behind its embattled former middleweight champion. No more, it seems. The UFC announced Monday that Silva is to be pulled off The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4, which began filming February 2. He will be replaced by legendary Pride veteran Antonio Rodrigo N read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 4 views
  • News

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White was adamant that Anderson Silva would remain on as coach for The Ultimate Fighter: "Brazil 4," despite the fact that "The Spider" was popped for steroids for his fight against Nick Diaz at UFC 183. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), however, says otherwise. Earlier today, UFC released a statement revealing that Silva has been pulled as coach for TUF as requested by the NSAC in light of the recent circumstances. Taking Anderson's read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 2 views
  • News

UFC officials today announced that Anderson Silva has been removed as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4,” and fellow Brazilian superstar Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will serve in his place.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
  • 23 views
  • News

Okay, so here's the worst possible new we could get heading into February. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman has been injured -- yes, again -- and pulled from his UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) title fight against Vitor Belfort, originally scheduled for the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2015. MMA Junkie was first to report the change. With "All American" sidelined, the co-main event showdown between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano will take ove read news >>

  • a month ago
  • 2 views
  • News

The Bellator 132 official weigh-ins take place Thursday at the Cabaret Theater in Temecula, but Fabricio Guerreiro won’t need to cut to 145 pounds anymore. Guerreiro, a former Bellator featherweight tournament semifinalist, was informed that his 145-pound clash with Nick Piedmont was removed from the fight card after the California Athletic Commission allegedly denied Piedmont a license to compete at the event. To make it even worse, he won’t be paid a dime by the promotion. "Five weeks ago, my read news >>

  • a month ago
  • 99 views
  • News

Matt Brown has been removed from the main event of the upcoming UFC Fight Night and will instead meet Johny Hendricks at UFC 185. read news >>

<< Previous PageNext Page >>
<< Previous PageNext Page >>