Mixed Martial Arts Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Two Time UFC Title Challenger Joe Benavidez Returns SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    ... best shot at beating him is his wrestling, but counters that he considers himself better in all areas of mixed martial arts. Benavidez will be fighting Saturday night (FOX Sports 1, 10pm ET/7pm PT) in Austin, Texas, just a short distance from his ...

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  2. UFC interim champ Fabricio Werdum accepts Jon Jones' challenge for heavyweight 'super fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight kingpin, Jon Jones, is close to cleaning out the 205-pound weight class after running roughshod over the his colleagues since bursting onto the scene back in 2009. And by the looks of it, super fights are on the horizon for "Bones."

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  3. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum targeted for June 2015 Ufc PPVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BloodyElbow

    The UFC's 2nd attempt at a heavyweight title bout between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum is being made for June of next year. Lost in the shuffle of the UFC's delayed "big announcement" and not-so-big announcement of their 2015 schedule was the promotion's plans to re-book Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum for the heavyweight championship next summer.

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  4. UFC 182 Tickets: Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas Nevada at...Read the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    After a press conference that nearly exploded into a full-blown riot and an injury that delayed one of the most highly-anticipated bouts in UFC history, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will do battle in UFC 182 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fans can find tickets now at TicketProcess.com.

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  5. Ashlee Evans-Smith to Replace Holly Holm at UFC 181, Faces Raquel PenningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    's withdrawal from UFC 181 was a definite hit against the card, but the UFC scooped up another interesting prospect to replace her in former Championship Fighting Alliance women's featherweight champion Ashlee Evans-Smith. Evans-Smith will step in and face The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 alumnus Raquel Pennington.

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  6. Bonus-winning Leandro Issa 'excited' to return to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 58Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MMA Mania

    Where would Leandro Issa be if he had never left Brazil? Certainly not coming off a " Performance of the Night " win that earned him $100,000 in bonuses and looking to extend his 12-4 record at UFC Fight Night 58 in his home state of Sao Paulo. The Brazilian is based in Singapore where he is a member of the team at Evolve MMA and says moving to Asia has helped him to go from being a decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt to becoming a fully-fledged mixed martial arts fighter.

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  7. McGregor putting spotlight on UFC's featherweight divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The London Free Press

    Conor McGregor UFC 178 press day at the MGM Grand Garden Arena with his opponest Dustin Poirier, Las Vegas, USA on September 25, 2014. Sure, Jose Aldo deserves all the respect in the world for remaining at, or near, the top of the pound-for-pound rankings for so many years.

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  8. UFC Lightweight Bobby Green Hints at Retirement After UFC Fight Night 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    It would be a shocking move considering Green is undefeated inside the Octagon and is riding an eight-fight winning streak. The official have him ranked at No.

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  9. Fabricio Werdum: Mark Hunt Asked Title Fight to Be Stopped After KneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    Mark Hunt asked the referee to stop the fight after Fabricio Werdum landed that thunderous flying knee in their UFC 180 interim heavyweight title bout. That's according to a pretty key witness: Werdum himself.

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  10. UFC to visit Canada 3 to 5 times in 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Amherst Daily News

    ... up in Canada," UFC Dana White told a news conference Monday in Las Vegas It's the first time that the mixed martial arts promoter has announced its full schedule for the year. But it's not a first for Canada. Tom Wright, managing director for UFC ...

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  11. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino Dares Ronda Rousey To Fight at Catchweight 140 lbs.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... prospect of pitting her biggest name against the perceived number two pound-for-pound lady striker in the mixed martial arts world. White has dictated during the presser Monday that in 2015, fighters themselves will determine the match-ups which ...

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  12. Raquel Pennington Draws New UFC 181 Opponent with Holly Holm InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MMA Weekly

    With former world champion boxer Holly Holm sidelined from making her UFC debut due to a neck injury, Raquel Pennington , Holm's UFC 181 opponent, has been left in limbo, wondering if she would still be fighting on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. UFC officials on Wednesday alleviated Pennington's worries by announcing that promotional newcomer Ashlee Evans-Smith had agreed to take Holm's spot.

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  13. Nick Diaz: St-Pierre's anti-PED stance 'sounds like old Lance Armstrong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BloodyElbow

    Former UFC title challenger Nick Diaz discusses Georges St-Pierre's comments about his decision to fight Anderson Silva at 185-pounds, as well as the Canadian's anti-PED stance. While it has been well over a year-and-a-half since Nick Diaz faced then-welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in the main event of UFC 158 , it appears the Stockton native still carries a certain amount of animosity towards the former champ.

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  14. Duke Roufus bars Milwuakee journo from Pettis' UFC press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BloodyElbow

    Over the last week, Roufusport, the Milwuakee based fight team headed up by Duke Roufus , has been under fire by a multitude of former students and team members, claiming he bullies students, both physically and mentally. While there have been members that have come to his defense, the majority of statements regarding his tutelage has been primarily negative.

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  15. Lionsgate brings The Expendables 3 to Blu-ray and DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    After Stallone pulled off what fans had wanted for years with the original Expendables film some figured it was just going to be a one-time thing, but thanks to the success of the film it has launched the ultimate action franchise. With each film they have kept the core team, but continue to bring in new old school blood and it will continue with the latest entry The Expendables 3 .

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  16. Quote of the Day: Bobby Green Thinks This Weekend "Might Be My Last Fight" [NOOOOOOO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cage Potato

    It would be hard to name a fighter who has had a more difficult path to the UFC than Bobby Green . A foster kid who traveled between some 50 homes until the age of 20 in California's notoriously rough Inland Empire, Green has beared witness to the absolute worst that humanity can offer.

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  17. UFC 183: Nick Diaz wants Georges St-Pierre rematch, but not in Canada ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MMA Mania

    Nick Diaz is making his much-anticipated return to mixed martial arts when he faces Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan 31, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. . Once the dust settles in "Sin City," Diaz hopes another former champion, Georges St-Pierre, makes his return to the Octagon, as he would be interested in running it back against "Rush."

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  18. UFC Featherweight Contender Cub Swanson Admits to Considering Pro Boxing CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sherdog

    Despite his recent run of success, these are somewhat frustrating times for Cub Swanson . The red-hot featherweight has won six straight fights in the UFC, yet the division's No.

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  19. The Live MMA Experience: Cage Warriors 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BloodyElbow

    With WSOF, Bellator, and the UFC all putting on events last weekend, Cage Warriors 74 might have gotten lost in the shuffle. Phil Mackenzie talks about his experience at the live show Andrew: "Hey Phil, you know what? There is not enough MMA on over the weekend of the 15-16th of November."

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  20. UFC Austin Edgar vs. Swanson Care/Don't Care PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BloodyElbow

    Kid Nate & Eugene S. Robinson look ahead to this Saturday's UFN Austin featuring Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson in the infamous and patented Care/Don't Care Preview.

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