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Rory MacDonald vs Tarec Saffiedine Set To Headline UFC Fight Night Show In Nova Scotia

The UFC announced early Thursday on Twitter that top ranked welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will headline UFC Fight Night 54 on October 4 at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Are you ready Atlantic Canada? @rory_macdonald & @tarecfighter to headline in Halifax! http://t.co/0gQTfhbvfu pic.twitter.com/tALhvAcZiH — UFC Canada (@UFC_CA...
Via Between The Ropes
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The story of how Kenny Florian proposed to his super hot fiancee Clark Gilmer

Now, this is a story all about how Ken Flo’s life got flipped-turned upside down and we’d like to take a minute, just sit right there and we will tell you how he became engaged in Bel-Air. In west Phila….whoops. Ah, we know you were singing along also! But this is the true story of how Mr. Ken-Flo got engaged to his main boo, Clark Gilmer. And though we are not really sure...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Two UFC Stars Fail Drug Tests

The Deputy Attorney General in the state of Nevada Christopher Eccles told MMAJunkie.com that UFC fighters Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale flunked their post-fight drug tests. The UFC released a statement confirming the announcement. The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that UFC middleweight Kevin Casey and light heavyweight Robert Drysdale failed drug...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Nick Diaz vs Anderson Silva, your not imagining things

Nick Diaz shadow boxing at open workouts the night before his UFC title fight against the welterweight champion. On July 24, 2014, fan favorite Nick Diaz came out of retirement to sign a three-fight contract with the UFC. It was the long awaited return of the 209 native, who took a year off of fighting after his welterweight title lose to George St. Pierre. With the buzz surrounding...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC’s Joe Riggs Pulls Out of Fight After Mistakenly Shooting Himself

Joe Riggs has had to wait 8 years for his second chance in the UFC and now he will have to wait a bit longer. Riggs has been forced to withdraw from his September 13th fight against Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil after accidentally shot himself. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC's Joe Riggs accidentally shoots himself in the hand, leg

Joe Riggs was scheduled to make a comeback fight against Paulo Thiago after spending more than eight years away from the UFC.Unfortunately, that fight has been cancelled after UFC revealed that Riggs has sustained self-inflicted albeit accidental gunshot wounds to his hand and leg.We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved in an unfortunate accident...
Via Bush League Chronicle
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva will return against Nick Diaz at UFC 183

On Tuesday, it was announced former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) will return to action exactly 13 months and three days after shattering his left shin against champion Chris Weidman. Silva meets Nick Diaz, who is also ending his extended hiatus, at UFC 183. The January 31 show will take place at a yet-to-be announced venue in Las Vegas. The bout will take place...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rise of Robbie Lawler a decade in the making

With a shot at Johny Hendricks and the welterweight title on the line, Robbie Lawler outpointed, out-slugged, and out-wrestled his opponent through five rounds of fan-friendly action to earn a unanimous-decision victory over Matt Brown in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in San Jose. At the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White didn’t hesitate to make...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for UFC on FOX 12′s main card winners?

This past Saturday night on FOX, ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler and Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown certainly delivered a main event worthy of its headlining status. So what’s next for the violent gentleman who won this contest, and the rest of the UFC on FOX 12 main card victors? While one fight is already set in stone, we can only speculate on what the future holds for the other...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arianny Celeste is still on vacation, still killing it in bikinis

Via Guyism
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MMA fighter working at gas station beats up robbers

The robbers thought they had a good plan. Wait until one of the employees from the gas station came back from the bank and jump him before he knew what hit him. One small problem though, they didn’t take into account another employee happening to be a mix martial arts fighter. Best part of the video is after the big man of the robbers’ crew is beaten down, his boy thinks about...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Duck Duck Goose of MMA…

If you’re a diehard fight fan, you know The UFC is the number one promotion of MMA in the world. Since it’s fruition, the UFC has helped bring the sport of MMA notoriety; both good and bad. Millions of fans have their curiosities peeked at the possibility of fallen champions and rising stars. The […] The post The Duck Duck Goose of MMA… appeared first on The Outside Analysis.
Via Outside Analysis
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Would a Rousey/Carano fight actually draw viewers?

Ronda Rousey has been Dana White’s golden goose over the past two years. She’s smashed through the UFC’s womens bantamweight division, finishing all four of her opponents, three in the first round. In Rousey’s last two fights, she eschewed her signature arm bar for striking, and as a result, knocked out both Sara McMann and Alexis Davis in a combined 1:22. Needless to say...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier replaces Gustafsson, will fight Jon Jones

The most anticipated light heavyweight rematch in UFC history will once again have to wait. On Wednesday, it was announced Alexander Gustafsson has to withdraw from his September 27 sequel against champion Jon Jones due to undisclosed injury. Don’t rip up your UFC 178 tickets just yet. Daniel Cormier (pictured) has agreed to serve as substitute. It’s no secret there’s no love...
Via 5thRound.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen suspended two years for failed drug tests

If Chael Sonnen (pictured) was even remotely thinking of coming out of retirement, the former UFC middleweight top contender will have to wait at least two years to do so. During Wednesday’s hearing, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to suspended Sonnen for 24 months for flunking two random drug tests. The 37-year-old must also reimburse the committee for...
Via 5thRound.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm: Gina Carano has earned shot at Ronda Rousey

Gina Carano has not fought for over five years, but she will still get a title shot at Ronda Rousey upon signing with the UFC, company boss Dana White has said. Many people feel like Carano is undeserving of a title shot because of her long layoff. Miesha Tate, who has lost to Rousey twice, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rousey, Carano to fight in December if Carano signs

Gina Carano and Ronda Rousey will fight in December at UFC 181 in Las Vegas if Carano signs with the UFC, company boss Dana White said Friday in Ireland. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole, the UFC has a meeting with Carano’s representatives on Monday. If the two sides are able to agree to a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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