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CABMMA issues statement on controversial UFC Belem co-main event
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Mario Yamasaki admits that he could have stopped the UFC Belem co-main event a bit sooner, and the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission believes he most definitely should have.
Submitted Feb 6, 2018 3:52PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Alexey Oleynik vs. Junior Albini booked for UFC 224 in Brazil
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A heavyweight clash between Alexey Oleynik and Junior Albini is set for the company’s upcoming pay-per-view card in Rio de Janeiro on May 12, MMA Fighting has confirmed following a report by MMA Today.
Submitted Feb 6, 2018 12:45PM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Mario Yamasaki breaks silence about the controversial UFC Belem co-main event
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Mario Yamasaki was heavily criticized after the flyweight bout between Valentina Shevchenko and Priscila Cachoeira for not stopping the fight sooner and allowing “Pedrita” to take unnecessary damage. Cachoeira was submitted in the second round. In a statement sent to MMA Fighting on Monday night, the Brazilian referee responded to the criticism, admitting that he could have stopped the fight on several occasions - when Shevchenko had the mount and also the second time Cachoeira was trapped in a crucifix. He also discussed the criticism he’s received online, including Dana White’s Instagram post. Check the full statement below.
Submitted Feb 6, 2018 2:40AM by Braden - 0 comments
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Albert Morales welcomes newcomer Manny Bermudez at UFC on FOX 28
(mmajunkie.com)
A bantamweight matchup between a fighter in real need of a win and an undefeated promotional newcomer has been added to UFC on FOX 28. UFC officials today announced that Albert Morales (7-3-1 MMA, 1-3-1 UFC) will face Manny Bermudez (10-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at the Feb. 24 event, which takes place at Amway Center in Orlando. The night’s main cards and prelims air on FOX following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Feb 5, 2018 4:07PM by Braden - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 125 Results: Bonus Winners, Highlights, Fight Score, Attendance And Gate
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Be careful what you wish for, Eryk Anders. After his last win, the American middleweight called out Lyota Machida in his home country of Brazil. In the end, Machida emerged with a split-decision victory over Anders in the main event of UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil. Performance Bonuses - Valentina Shevchenko & Iuri Alcantara Fight Of The Night - Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith
Submitted Feb 4, 2018 6:35PM by JLS - 0 comments
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Dana White doesn’t want Mario Yamasaki to referee any more UFC fights after ‘disgusting’ showing at UFC Belem
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If it were up to Dana White, Mario Yamasaki would never referee another UFC fight again. The UFC president took to social media to slam Yamasaki for what many thought was an egregiously late stoppage in the UFC Belem co-main event fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Priscila Cachoeira on Saturday night in Brazil.
Submitted Feb 4, 2018 6:06PM by Braden - 4 comments
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Conor McGregor posts mocking message after Max Holloway’s UFC 222 withdrawal
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Conor McGregor’s new nickname may as well be Mr. Rub Salt in the Wound. Just hours after UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced to pull out of his UFC 222 title defense against Frankie Edgar on Saturday due to a leg injury, McGregor fired an extra shot at his former foe over social media, mocking Holloway with an Instagram photo from the Irishman’s 2013 decision win over “Blessed.”
Submitted Feb 4, 2018 6:05PM by Braden - 3 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
PFL welterweight champ Jon Fitch says he's likely headed to Bellator
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator soon could have another high-profile free agency signing to announce. PFL (formerly WSOF) welterweight champion Jon Fitch (30-7-1) on Saturday said he no longer is with the promotion and is a free agent. Fitch also said he’s trying to get a deal done with Bellator.
Submitted Feb 4, 2018 6:04PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Ashlee Evans-Smith drops to flyweight, meets Bec Rawlings at UFC 223
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A women’s flyweight bout between Ashlee Evans-Smith and Bec Rawlings is the latest addition to April’s UFC 223 lineup.
Submitted Feb 4, 2018 6:02PM by Braden - 2 comments
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Aspen Ladd vs. Leslie Smith among additions to UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City
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The UFC’s spring return to New Jersey has started to build with the addition of three fights. Aspen Ladd (6-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will take on Leslie Smith (10-7-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) in a women’s bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night 128. In addition, Merab Dvalishvili (7-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will meet Augusto Mendes (6-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at bantamweight and Magomed Bibulatov (14-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will fight Ulka Sasaki (20-5-2 MMA, 3-4 UFC) at flyweight. UFC officials announced the new bookings Saturday during the UFC Fight Night 125 broadcast. UFC Fight Night 128 will take place April 21 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. The main card will air on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Feb 4, 2018 6:01PM by Braden - 1 comment
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Alberto Mina vs. Ramazan Emeev set for UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro
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The UFC’s return to Brazil this spring continues to build with the addition of a new welterweight fight. Brazil’s Alberto Mina (13-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will take on Dagestani fighter Ramazan Emeev (16-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 224. Promotion officials announced the new booking Saturday.
Submitted Feb 4, 2018 6:00PM by Braden - 0 comments
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UFC announces UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, UFC 225 in Chicago
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The Octagon is visiting some familiar stomping grounds, and also making some history, this spring. During Saturday’s UFC Belem broadcast, a pair of pay-per-view dates were announced. UFC 224 will take place at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro on May 12, while UFC 225 is booked for the United Center in Chicago on June 9.
Submitted Feb 4, 2018 2:12AM by Braden - 0 comments
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Wilson Reis fights John Moraga at UFC on FOX 29
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Wilson Reis and John Moraga will have to step over one another if they hope to get back into title contention. The former flyweight championship challengers have been booked to fight at UFC on FOX 29 on April 14 at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz., officials announced Saturday. Both Reis and Moraga are considered to be top contenders at 125 pounds and among the list of fighters who have taken a crack at knocking off divisional king Demetrious Johnson.
Submitted Feb 3, 2018 4:08PM by JLS - 2 comments
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Michel Prazeres vs. Desmond Green in jeopardy for UFC Belem
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Michel Prazeres will have to weigh under 173 pounds before facing Desmond Green at UFC Belem. After the co-main event of UFC Belem between John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz was scratched on Friday, the main card is in risk of losing yet another fight.
Submitted Feb 3, 2018 4:06PM by JLS - 4 comments
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Max Holloway Withdraws from Title Defense vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 Due to Injury
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UFC 222 needs a new headliner. Reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway has withdrawn from his scheduled title defense against Frankie Edgar at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on March 3 due to an unspecified injury. Multiple outlets have confirmed the news following an initial report from ESPN.com on Saturday. The promotion has not officially pulled Holloway from the card, but it is reportedly exploring other options for a new UFC 222 headliner. Holloway and Edgar were originally booked to fight at UFC 218 in December, but Edgar was forced to pull out of that bout due to injury. Instead, Holloway successfully defended his title with a third-round stoppage of Jose Aldo. Holloway claimed undisputed featherweight gold with a technical knockout of Aldo at UFC 212. The Hawaiian has won 12 fights in a row.
Submitted Feb 3, 2018 4:04PM by JLS - 10 comments
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Uriah Hall's coach criticizes Dana White's response to collapse: He 'almost died for your organization'
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Xtreme Couture coach Eric Nicksick was there for much of middleweight Uriah Hall’s training for UFC Fight Night 124. The coach also was there when Hall had a “slight heart attack” during his weight cut. Contrary to the opinion of UFC President Dana White, nothing about the situation was the result of lax preparation.
Submitted Feb 2, 2018 6:02PM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Alex Perez meets Eric Shelton at UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando
(mmajunkie.com)
Three weeks before the event, a flyweight fight appears to be the final piece to the puzzle for the UFC’s return to Florida. Alex Perez will take on Eric Shelton on the preliminary card at UFC on FOX 28. UFC officials recently announced the new booking for the UFC Fight Pass portion of the event.
Submitted Feb 2, 2018 5:55PM by Braden - 1 comment
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Arjan Bhullar vs. Adam Wieczorek official for UFC on FOX 29 in Arizona
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The UFC’s return to Arizona in April continues to build with a big heavyweight fight. Arjan Bhullar will take on Adam Wieczorek at UFC on FOX 29, UFC officials announced today. Bhullar previously had announced the fight booking, himself, several weeks ago before the event had a location.
Submitted Feb 2, 2018 5:54PM by Braden - 1 comment
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Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Luan Chagas first bout set for UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City
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Welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada is getting some momentum. The Afghani fighter, who’s sat out for long stretches due to injury, announced he’s set to fight at the recently announced UFC Fight Night 128.
Submitted Feb 2, 2018 5:51PM by Braden - 0 comments
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John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz off of UFC Belem
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UFC Belem has lost its co-main event. Pedro Munhoz failed to make weight for his co-main event bout with John Dodson on Friday morning, coming in four pounds overweight, and MMA Fighting has learned that Dodson has decided not to take the fight.
Submitted Feb 2, 2018 3:39PM by Braden - 11 comments
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