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UFC 161 Takes Another Hit

Posted on 07 June 2013 by Hobson Lopes

On June 15, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will present UFC 161. The original UFC 161 card was set to feature a title fight and several of the most popular fighters in the sport. Several weeks ago, the Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland interim UFC bantamweight title fight was scrapped from the card after Barao was forced out due to injury. Then came the news yesterday that the fight between Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was being scrapped due to an injury to Nogueira. This is just another huge blow to a UFC event due to injury. In its current state, does UFC 161 warrant your pay per view buy?

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Cat Zingano Out, Miesha Tate in for TUF

Posted on 30 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

The mixed martial arts community will get to see its greatest female MMA rematch in history after the latest news regarding the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Current Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will still coach on the show, but instead of facing off with Cat Zingano both on the show and in December for the title, Miesha Tate will step in for the injured Zingano in both avenues.

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What’s Next for UFC Heavyweight Fighters?

Posted on 29 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

The Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight division saw some major moves at UFC 160 last weekend. The UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez retained his title by beating Antonio “Big Foot” Silva and top contender Junior dos Santos defeated Mark Hunt. What do these results mean to the heavyweight divisional rankings and what is next for other top heavyweight contenders?

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How Drugs Cost Pat Healy $130K

Posted on 17 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

When Pat Healy was in Strikeforce, he was an unknown fighter that worked to become known. During his time on the Strikeforce Challengers circuit, he won all three of his fights. He was 7-1 overall in the promotion with the lone loss coming to Josh Thomson. In the final four fights of his Strikeforce career, he picked up victories against Maximo Blanco, Caros Fodor, Mizuto Hirota, and Kurt Holobaugh. Those wins helped propel him towards his first UFC fight after his contract was absorbed by the company.

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UFC: All-Time Richest Fighters

Posted on 07 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes

In the UFC and MMA, professional fighters earn income from the promotion they fight for, which is usually called their show money, win bonus, and other post-fight bonuses offered by the promotion. UFC Fighters also make considerable money from sponsorships with only needing to place that company’s logo on their fight gear or walkout poster and from pay-per-view bonuses. The latter figures aren’t readily available to the media, but the salaries that these UFC fighters make with each fight is.

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Gustafsson Out, Latifi Steps in to UFC on Fuel 9 Fight with Mousasi

Posted on 04 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes

With their hands tied by the Swedish MMA Federation, the Ultimate Fighting Championship was forced to remove Swedish fighter Alexander Gustafsson from the UFC on Fuel 9 main event. Gustafsson, a rising contender in the UFC light heavyweight division with a 15-1 record, including 7-1 inside the Octagon, was set to take on former Strikeforce champion, Gegard Mousasi. Instead, the main event slot will be filled by Ilir “The Sledgehammer” Latifi after Gustafsson suffered a cut during the Easter weekend that will not allow him to be sanctioned to fight.

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UFC Fighter John Dodson Gives Bullying A Black Eye!

Posted on 13 March 2013 by Tony Hackerott

john-dodson-kicksThe hard nosed UFC fighter John Dodson is not only focused on beating up guys inside the cage but also beating up bullies outside of it.

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Chris Weidman can defeat Anderson Silva at UFC 162

Posted on 11 March 2013 by Hunter Homistek

UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz v Weidman
Chris Weidman is set to take on middleweight champion and pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva at UFC 162.

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Wanderlei Silva: What’s Next for ‘The Axe Murderer’?

Posted on 03 March 2013 by Hunter Homistek

Wanderlei Silva

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UFC on Fuel TV 8 Main Card Predictions

Posted on 02 March 2013 by Hunter Homistek

The UFC returns to Saitama, Japan, for UFC on Fuel TV 8, and the UFC brass assembled one sensational card that is sure to leave fans utterly satisfied.

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