Lee Mein, father of UFC fighter Jordan Mein, who is scheduled to fight Mike Pyle Saturday night in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Okla., was arrested on a charge of sexual battery, according to a police report. James Lee Mein, 47, who is in Tulsa to corner his son, was arrested just prior to the UFN 49 weigh-ins on Friday. According to the police report, he was released early Saturday morning on a $2,000 surety bond. Mein is expected to appear in court on Aug. 29. The news was read news >>
Demian Maia was scheduled to fight Mike Pyle this weekend in Tulsa, OK, but a staph infection forced him to withdraw from the fight. That infection may have since gotten worse.
According to Maia's manager Eduardo Alonso, Maia had to be hospitalized again Tuesday in São Paulo after an MRI showed the fighter's right shoulder hasn't improved and there's a risk the infection might be on the bone as well. This after he was initially released from the hospital on Aug. 9 due to the staph infection, whi read news >>
Vinny Magalhaes was scheduled to fight twice in 36 days for Titan FC "assuming he's healthy," but it turns out he can't.
Magalhaes, who battled Keenan Cornelius to a draw in a grappling match at Metamoris 4 earlier this month, was forced out of Friday’s Titan FC 29 co-main event bout with Dustin Jacoby (9-3) due to a minor back injury. Strikeforce veteran Lucas Lopes (29-17) steps in the co-main event.
Titan FC COO Lex McMahon confirmed the news with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday. Head read news >>
UFC lightweight Danny Castillo is scheduled to make his 19th appearance under the Zuffa banner and his 11th fight in the UFC when he meets Tony Ferguson at UFC 177. But he knows few fans probably realize that.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
After a torn meniscus and sprained ankle forced him out of a highly anticipated fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to have surgery on Thursday.
By now you probably know that Jon Jones is out of a scheduled UFC 178 showdown with fierce rival Daniel Cormier. The bout has since been re-booked for UFC 182 on January 3rd. In a statement (status update?) published by Jones on his Facebook account, the reigning light heavyweight champion apologized to fans for th read news >>
Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is scheduled to make his octagon debut at UFC 177 later this month, but prior to signing with the world’s premier MMA organization, he had the option of taking his career down a very different path.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Another Titan FC fighter is headed to the UFC.
Ben Saunders was scheduled to fight Jose Landi-Jons for the inaugural Titan FC welterweight title on Aug. 22, however, that fight is now off, as Saunders, who fought for the UFC from 2007 to 2010, has agreed to return to the organization, according to Titan FC COO Lex McMahon.
Titan FC gave Saunders its blessing to head back to the UFC after Landi-Jons ran into issues securing a visa to fight in the United States, which forced him to withdraw from t read news >>
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Mark Hunt is scheduled to fight Roy Nelson on Sept. 20 in Japan. At least that's what the UFC is hoping will happen.
Hunt tweeted on Tuesday that he was "unemployed," which was obviously alarming considering it was announced long ago that he was main eventing next month's UFC Fight Night 52 event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan against "Big Country." Well I'm unemployed that sucks
— mark richard hunt (@markhunt1974) August 5, 2014 Not my choice guys but going from being exited at th read news >>
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Brandon Rios battled former interim welterweight titleholder Diego Chaves last Saturday night (Aug. 2, 2014) in a scheduled 10-round bout in the main event of "Boxing After Dark" at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unfortunately, the HBO telecast ended in nine, thanks to a bizarre disqualification from veteran referee Vic Drakulich, who also took a point from both pugilists in the first half of the fight. It was a messy affair that marred what could have been an entertaining fight (full re read news >>
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Brandon Rios will face former interim welterweight titleholder Diego Chaves in a scheduled 10-round bout in the main event of "Boxing After Dark" at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. The HBO telecast, a split-site tripleheader, will begin at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
Two heavy-handed welterweights will battle it out in a guaranteed barnburner this Saturday night (Aug. 2, 2014) as Brandon Rios looks to rebound from his loss to Manny Pacquiao against rising Argentine knockout artist Diego Chaves as pa read news >>
Here’s a look ahead at the best scraps scheduled for the Octagon in August. read news >>