Monthly Archives: May 2013

Edson Barboza faces Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 162 following John Makdessi injury – MMA Fighting

Edson Barboza faces Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 162 following John Makdessi injury – MMA Fighting. Advertisements

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Source tells New York Daily News that MMA legalization in state is ‘unlikely’ in 2013

A source tells the New York Daily News that Sheldon Silver may push against passing a law legalizing MMA in the state to avoid upsetting “women’s groups” already upset with the NY Assembly for Silver’s handling of sexual harassment complaints … Continue reading

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WTF 40TH BIRTHDAY

28 May 2013; St. Petersburg: As the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) celebrates 40 years since its inception today, President of the WTF, Chungwon Choue, declared the sport “a force for good in the world.” Established in Korea in 1973, the … Continue reading

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Matt Serra retirement

Matt Serra was creeping up on 39 years old, and hadn’t fought in well over two years, so it it had gotten to the point when most people considered him retired anyway. But then, when they heard he had hung it … Continue reading

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UFC 160 salaries: Velasquez and dos Santos are top earners, lead payroll

Main-event winner Cain Velasquez ($400,000) and co-main-event victor Junior dos Santos ($240,000) were the top earners at this past weekend’s UFC 160 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today requested and obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The total disclosed payroll for … Continue reading

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Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2: Full card predictions

UFC 160 is this Saturday, May 25 airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Facebook prelims get started at 6:30p.m., then FX (other local providers) will air the next block of prelims at 8:00p.m., and … Continue reading

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Do Men’s and Women’s Hearts Burn Fuel Differently?

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine will study gender differences in how the heart uses and stores fat — its main energy source — and how changes in fat metabolism play a role in heart … Continue reading

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Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson Takes Over as New UFC 161 Main Event

UFC officials on Tuesday confirmed that interim bantamweight championRenan Barão sustained an injury that would keep him out of his planned title defense against Eddie Wineland at UFC 161 on June 15. A short time later, the promotion released an additional statement, … Continue reading

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Leonard Garcia signs with Legacy Fighting

It didn’t take too long for former WEC and UFC featherweight Leonard Garcia to find a new promotion. The Texas native has signed with Texas-based Legacy Fighting Championships, a signing the company confirmed yesterday via Twitter: Garcia (15-11-1) has fought twice before … Continue reading

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Morning Report: Former champ Zach Makovsky accuses Bellator of coercing him to fight for less than his contracted salary – MMA Fighting

Morning Report: Former champ Zach Makovsky accuses Bellator of coercing him to fight for less than his contracted salary – MMA Fighting.

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