- 6 days ago
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Sure, blame the new guy!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a leg injury serious enough to bounce him from the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a result, his 205-pound title defense against Daniel Cormier will be shifted to UFC 182 in early 2015.
So, what happened?
It appears "Bones" was unintentionally broken by a takedown attempt from UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem, who joined the Jack read news >>
- a month ago
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The last time fans saw Tyrone Spong in action the result was a horrific injury. Now, UFC President Dana White is hinting that the next time we see Spong fight, it could be inside the Octagon.
While speaking at the post-fight press conference for UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao, White surprised everyone by saying "The King of the Ring" Spong was in the building.
"I've got Tyrone Spong back here telling me, ‘Sign me for one fight,'" White said.
Spong last competed under the Glory promotion a read news >>
"Mighty Mouse" dishes on "Puncher King's" latest drug test flop and reveals exactly why he can't see eye-to-eye with his fellow flyweight John Dodson. Last week was an interesting one to say the least for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division, as it was revealed that two of the top four fighters in the weight class would be out of action for a year.
Although for entirely different reasons.
No. 1 ranked John Dodson revealed he would be sidelined until late 2015 due to a rece read news >>
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar expects a different BJ Penn but the same result in their third fight at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 5. read news >>
Chael Sonnen was popped for HGH and EPO, what are the possible implications of this for Mixed Martial Arts?
Chael Sonnen failed two drug tests in a span of a few weeks, with the second having him test positive for HGH and EPO. Although he has recently retired, this PED use has led to him being let go from his Fox broadcasting duties, a firing which Dana White says to have been a tough call to make.
So what does this test mean for Chael and for the sport in general? Well for one, Metamoris doesn' read news >>
Saturday night, MMAFighting.com broke the news that recently retired UFC competitor Chael Sonnen had failed a second Nevada Athletic Commission drug test.
After the UFC Fight Night 44 card in San Antonio, the UFC issued an official statement on the matter, saying it supports the commission's effort to clean up the sport.
"We are made aware that a second random test resulted in a positive test result for Chael Sonnen," stated UFC public relations director Dave Sholler. "Chael will have an opportu read news >>
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Tatsuya Kawajiri has suffered a detached retina, and as a result, will be out of action indefinitely.
According to sources close to "The Crusher," Kawajiri is scheduled to have surgery on his left eye July 28 in Japan. He had been in talks to fight Darren Elkins on Sept. 20 in Saitama, Japan, however, that fight is now off due to the injury.
Doctors have yet to determine how long Kawajiri will be out for because this marks the third time he has suffered a detached retina in his left eye. The fir read news >>
- 2 months ago
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With a card that features many heavy favorites, Saturday’s TUF Brazil 3 Finale ebent resulted in some consensus choices in the MMAjunkie staff picks.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Dana White talks to the media at UFC 173's pre-fight press conference and gives his thoughts on the controversy surrounding Vitor Belfort. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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The UFC is electing to wait for the result of July's Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller grudge match before booking the next fight for top-10 featherweight contender Dustin Poirier, according to a report by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight.
McGregor (14-2), the brash Irishman who's a perfect 2-0 through two UFC contests, is scheduled to fight Miller (21-8) on July 19, 2014 at Dublin's The O2 arena.
According to Helwani, if McGregor manages to defeat Miller, and in doing so shows that h read news >>