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Jake Collier vs. Marcin Prachnio booked for UFC on FOX 28 in Florida
(mmajunkie.com)
A light heavyweight contest is the first official addition to February’s UFC on FOX 28 event. UFC officials recently announced that Jake Collier (11-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will face Marcin Prachnio (13-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at the Feb. 24 fight card, which takes place at Amway Center in Florida.
Submitted Dec 12, 2017 12:18AM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Daniel Cormier says Cain Velasquez is back to training, readying for ‘a long, sustained run’
(https:)
It’s been a long time since the heavyweight division has seen Cain Velasquez. The former two-time UFC heavyweight champion has missed all of 2017 after being forced to pull out of his Dec. 2016 fight against Fabricio Werdum due to a lingering injury in his back, which ultimately required surgery. But the light at the end of the tunnel may soon be approaching for Velasquez.
Submitted Dec 11, 2017 6:40PM by Five-Alive - 1 comment
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
One Warriors Of The World Fight Highlights: Alex Silva Shocks The World!
(mmaweekly.com)
Alex Silva surprised nearly everyone as he got the better of Yoshitaka Naito to capture the ONE strawweight title on Saturday in Bangkok.
Submitted Dec 11, 2017 4:10AM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Asian MMA
 
Dana White interested in re-signing Cub Swanson: ‘I want him to be happy’
(https:)
Cub Swanson’s first loss in over two years couldn’t have come at a worse time. The 34-year-old featherweight veteran entered Saturday’s UFC Fresno main event with a four-fight winning streak and the knowledge that this would be the last fight of his current contract. Unfortunately for “Killer Cub,” his successful run came to a halt when opponent Brian Ortega submitted him with a guillotine choke in the second round.
Submitted Dec 11, 2017 12:47AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
UFC Fight Night 123 post-event facts: Brian Ortega proving to be one of UFC's best finishers
(mmajunkie.com)
Brian Ortega continued to make his presence felt in the UFC featherweight division on Saturday when he turned from prospect to contender with a victory over Cub Swanson in the UFC Fight Night 123 main event. Ortega (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) added to his perfect record when he locked up a fight-ending second-round submission on Swanson (25-8 MMA, 10-4 UFC) in their headlining bout, which took place at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., and aired on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. It hasn’t taken long, but “T-City” has already made a mark in the UFC record books. For more on the numbers behind his performance, as well as other figures and footnotes to come from the UFC’s final “Fight Night” event of the year, check below for 50 post-event facts from UFC Fight Night 123.
Submitted Dec 11, 2017 12:45AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Among the gems the UFC produced in Fresno, Brian Ortega carries a special kind of gleam
(https:)
These days an effective Fight Night in the UFC is one that brings to public consciousness shiny new intriguelings that have thus far gone unheralded. On Saturday night in Fresno there were at least three on display — Marlon Moraes, the former WSOF bantamweight champion who is still shaking off the association; Jason Knight, a man most promisingly dubbed a southern Diaz brother; and Brian Ortega, an undefeated prospect who looks exactly like Hollywood’s exaggerated idea of a fighter on the rise.
Submitted Dec 11, 2017 12:42AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
UFC Fight Night 123 bonuses: Brian Ortega's amazing performance doubles up for $100,000
(mmajunkie.com)
Brian Ortega doubled up for $100,000 in bonus money, and Cub Swanson and Marlon Moraes each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 123 event. Ortega and Swanson earned the “Fight of the Night,” while Ortega and Moraes each won “Performance of the Night” honors. UFC officials announced the winners following the event, which MMAjunkie attended.
Submitted Dec 10, 2017 1:52AM by Leonstolzz - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
CSAC fines Benito Lopez $1,000 for UFC Fresno weigh-in shove of Albert Morales
(https:)
Benito Lopez shoved Albert Morales at UFC Fresno weigh-ins Friday and got docked a portion of his fight purse for the infraction.
Submitted Dec 9, 2017 3:01AM by Five-Alive - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Edmonton city council imposes one-year ban on combat sports following Tim Hague death
(https:)
Edmonton officials have imposed a one-year ban on combat sports in the city. The city council passed a new bylaw that will stop the Edmonton Combative Sports Commission from issuing new licenses or event permits until Dec. 31, 2018 “or until Council provides further direction,” per a news release issued Friday. The provision will go into effect Saturday.
Submitted Dec 8, 2017 7:20PM by Five-Alive - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Bellator 190 weigh-in results: Rafael Carvalho vs. Alessio Sakara title fight official
(https:)
Bellator returns to Italy on Saturday, and the 185-pound title will be on the line. Middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho (184.6 pounds) and contender Alessio Sakara (184.2 pounds) made weight at the official weigh-ins Friday night in Florence, Italy, the promotion announced. Carvalho is looking to defend the middleweight crowd a third consecutive time, while Sakara successfully made weight for his first 185-pound bout since leaving the UFC. Sakara won back-to-back fights under the Bellator banner, both at light heavyweight.
Submitted Dec 8, 2017 3:50PM by JLS - 2 comments
 
Why Invicta FC flyweight champion Jennifer Maia turned down TUF 26 opportunity
(https:)
Jennifer Maia is one of the top flyweights in the world, so why wasn’t she on the 26th season of The Ultimate Fighter? The UFC recently crowned its first women’s flyweight champion with a special edition of the company’s reality show, and Maia, the current Invicta FC 125-pound champion, was not listed as one of the contestants. Set to defend her Invicta FC belt just seven days after Nicco Montaño won the inaugural UFC title with a decision win over Roxanne Modafferi, Maia said that she got a call from the promotion to be on the reality show, but turned down the opportunity. "They invited me to be on The Ultimate Fighter, but since I’m the Invicta champion I thought that I don’t need to go through TUF to be in the UFC,” Maia told MMA Fighting. "Sometimes you’re not in a good day there and end up losing, and it’s not smart to leave a promotion where I’m the champion to try something.
Submitted Dec 8, 2017 2:59PM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter, Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC clears Mark Hunt to resume fighting career
(https:)
Mark Hunt is free to resume his UFC career. “After a full medical analysis at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, UFC confirms that heavyweight athlete Mark Hunt has been cleared to compete,” a statement provided exclusively to MMAFighting.com read.
Submitted Dec 8, 2017 2:51AM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Georges St-Pierre vacates UFC middleweight title; Robert Whittaker crowned undisputed champion
(https:)
Georges St-Pierre is no longer the middleweight champion of the UFC. A little more than a month after beating Michael Bisping to win the belt, St-Pierre has decided to vacate the title.
Submitted Dec 7, 2017 9:33PM by Five-Alive - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tony Ferguson undergoes elbow surgery
(https:)
There’s a lineup of worthy contenders at 155 pounds awaiting Tony Ferguson, but it could be a while before he gets a chance to deal with them. On Thursday, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting that the 33-year-old UFC interim lightweight champion underwent surgery on his elbow and he will be out of action for an indeterminate amount of time. The news was first announced by Ferguson’s wife Cristina, who posted a picture of the fighter in a cast.
Submitted Dec 7, 2017 7:58PM by Five-Alive - 2 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Khonry Gracie, son of Royce, gets opponent for pro MMA debut at Bellator 192
(mmajunkie.com)
Khonry Gracie has an opponent for his professional MMA debut, and it’s a fellow debutant. Gracie, the son of UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie, had already been booked for Bellator 192 and now has an opponent in Devon Brock for the Jan. 20 event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., set to air on Spike following prelims on MMAjunkie.
Submitted Dec 7, 2017 7:57PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Angela Magana announces UFC release after 0-3 octagon run
(mmajunkie.com)
One of the most polarizing fighters in MMA is no longer a member of the UFC roster. Angela Magana (11-9 MMA, 0-3 UFC), who is coming off a second-round TKO loss to Amanda Cooper (3-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) at UFC 218 last weekend, announced today on social media that she’s been informed of her release from the UFC following a three-fight stint
Submitted Dec 7, 2017 7:55PM by Five-Alive - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Robert Whittaker vs. Luke Rockhold slated for UFC 221
(https:)
The UFC appears to be moving on with its middleweight division. The promotion is on the verge of officially booking Robert Whittaker vs. Luke Rockhold for UFC 221 on Feb. 10 in Perth, Western Australia, MMAFighting.com has learned. It is unclear at this time whether the fight will be for Whittaker’s interim 185-pound title or Georges St-Pierre’s official one
Submitted Dec 7, 2017 7:53PM by Five-Alive - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Nicco Montano to have surgery on broken foot
(mmajunkie.com)
Nicco Montano’s reign as the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion has hit a snag, though it’s not completely unexpected. Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) last week told MMAjunkie after her title victory vs. Roxanne Modafferi at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale that she fought through a broken bone in her foot. As it turns out, Montano will go through with surgery, which will keep her out of action indefinitely.
Submitted Dec 7, 2017 6:35PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
CSAC moves UFC Fresno bout up to bantamweight due to weight-cutting regulations
(https:)
The flyweight fight at UFC Fresno between Carls John de Thomas and Alex Perez will now be contested at bantamweight, CSAC executive officer Andy Foster told MMA Fighting. This week, de Thomas was “significantly over” CSAC and UFC guidelines for weight and commission doctors felt it was too much weight to cut safely, Foster said.
Submitted Dec 7, 2017 6:32PM by Five-Alive - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Leon Edwards vs. Peter Sobotta, Two Other Bouts Announced for UFC Fight Night in London
(sherdog.com)
The first three bouts have been announced for UFC Fight Night 127 in London on March 17. Leon Edwards will face Peter Sobotta at welterweight; Paul Craig will meet Magomed Ankalaev at light heavyweight and Mark Godbeer will clash with Dmitry Poberezhets at heavyweight. The promotion confirmed the pairings on Thursday. UFC Fight Night 127 takes place at the O2 Arena in London.
Submitted Dec 7, 2017 5:48PM by Leonstolzz - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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