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Sep 28, 2013 12:59 pm

Tim Kennedy Calls Out Entire Middleweight Division Looking For Machida Replacement

UFC middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy, was finally given the named opponent he had been searching for since entering the UFC. A headlining gig against former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was set for the Fight For The Troops 3 event in Kentucky and Kennedy was ready to show out. Yesterday we learned that Michael Bisping...

Aug 6, 2013 11:47 am

Sara McMann Out of UFC Fight Night 27, Replacement Needed for Kaufman

Sara McMann (pictured) has withdrawn from her upcoming UFC Fight Nigh bout against Sarah Kaufman, leaving Kaufman and the UFC seeking an opponent with only three weeks to fight night.   By Christopher Murphy   Sara McMann has withdrawn from her August UFC Fight Night 27 fight against Sarah Kaufman, it was reported Monday night. ...

May 14, 2013 12:10 pm

FUEL TV May Be No More; FOX Sports 2 Likely Its Replacement

By Jake Chastain | News is circulating that News Corp.’s FOX Sports is not only getting ready to launch its newest sports station, FOX Sports 1, on August 17th but now we’re getting word that the company is looking to launch 2 new stations, maybe even on the same day. Insiders working on the plan...


May 17, 2012 3:50 pm

Hunt Injured | Lavar Johnson Steps In As Replacement Against Struve

Mark Hunt has been forced to withdraw from his fight at UFC 146 against Stefan Struve, due to an ailing knee injury. As a result of the injury, Lavar Johnson will step in for the Super Samoan, Hunt, for the heavyweight clash. Johnson just fought at UFC on Fox 3 where he knocked out kick...

May 17, 2012 7:26 am

Fabers Replacement Opponent To Be Announced On FX This Friday | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy Dana White is expected to announce Urijah Faber’s new opponent for UFC 148 on Friday during “The Ultimate Fighter Live” broadcast on FX. This highly anticipated announcement follows the recent ACL injury sustained by UFC bantamweight champion, and ‘TUF Live’ coach, Dominick Cruz. This Friday marks the 11th episode of this season,...

Apr 15, 2012 12:28 pm

Nogueira Favors Hunt Or Mir Over Others For Overeem Replacement

By Jamie McAllister: “It was a little weird because now it is just around the corner to decide who will be his [Alistair] substitute. If the doping is really confirmed and he can’t fight, the UFC will have to replace him on the card. There are many UFC heavyweight fighters who could replace Overeem well...

Apr 4, 2012 7:45 am

Quick Twitt | John Alessio Returns To UFC As Replacement For Wiman Against Bocek

At UFC 145 Marc Bocek was originally scheduled to face Matt Wiman. As it turns out, that bout has been altered following the announcement that Wiman has suffered injury. In his place comes returning UFC lightweight, John Alessio. Alessio will work on getting his first ever UFC win against Bocek. After three prior stints with...

Mar 16, 2012 9:40 am

Chael Sonnen | Testosterone Replacement (TRT) Is Good For You

“There’s two things there. Hold on. If you’re gonna associate the guy with TRT, make sure you also associate the fact that it’s legal and it’s not banned. Second thing with TRT is people are really getting confused. They look at TRT and they’re missing the stuff that really is good. TRT is eight, nine...

Jan 5, 2012 6:20 am

UFC NEWS – Poirier Books Max Holloway As UFC 143 Replacement

They say the third time in is the charm and let’s hope in this case it is. UFC officials have now booked Dustin Poirier’s third UFC 143 opponent after his previous two bookings were forced to withdraw with injuries. After his original opponent Erik Koch and replacement opponent, Ricardo Lamas both withdrew with injuries the...

Oct 17, 2011 3:23 pm

Tim Sylvia Books Andreas Kraniotakes as Rizzo Replacement in ProElite II

As we announced earlier today, Pedro Rizzo was forced to withdraw from his scheduled meeting with Tim Sylvia due to an arm injury suffered while training. ProElite officials took little time to book the replacement and have none other than German import Andreas Kraniotakes to fill the main event void. ProElite II is set to...

Mar 19, 2017 9:40 am

Brad Pickett discusses KO loss: ‘The younger me would’ve chewed that [kick] up’

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to London, UK MMA legend Brad Pickett stepped onto the canvas for a final time. His opponent in this retirement fight was late-replacement Marlon “Chito” Vera, a young but dangerous out for pretty much any fighter in the division. Though Pickett won the first two...

Mar 14, 2017 9:19 am

UFC London: Manuwa vs. Anderson – Official Fight Card and Start Time

This Saturday the UFC returns to beautiful London, England. This anticipated UFC London card is packed to the edges with top talent from the United Kingdom, larger Europe, and even further afield. In the card’s main event, we’ll see British striking specialist Jimi Manuwa take on American wrestler Corey Anderson in a compelling light heavyweight style...

Mar 8, 2017 12:11 pm

Ben Rothwell releases statement after being flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation

Many fans were surprised when news came out that the UFC was notified that heavyweight Ben Rothwell was flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a potential anti-doping policy violation. An out-of-competition sample collected on February 6, is what caused USADA to flag Rothwell with the potential violation. Rothwell released the following statement on...

Mar 8, 2017 6:48 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager opens up on UFC 209 fiasco

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov was set to step into the Octagon with streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated interim lightweight title fight. Unfortunately, the morning of weigh-ins, reports began to surface that Nurmagomedov had been hospitalized. These reports were confirmed shortly thereafter, and Nurmagomedov was ultimately...

Mar 4, 2017 9:45 am

Tony Ferguson explains why he turned down Michael Johnson fight

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that prior to his co-main event interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov had been taken to the hospital by his team. Unfortunately, after receiving an IV, Nurmagomedov was forced out of his scrap with Tony Ferguson. While the promotion initially looked to find ‘El Cucuy’ a replacement...

Mar 3, 2017 2:22 pm

Tony Ferguson declines fight offer to remain on UFC 209

This just in! After Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson just hours before weigh-ins, the UFC was scrambling in an attempt to find “El Cucuy” a last minute replacement. Fellow division contender Michael Johnson offered to step-up on extremely short-notice and fight Ferguson at UFC 209....

Mar 3, 2017 1:06 pm

MMA community reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight cancellation

Many were extremely disappointed when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled on Friday. Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital hours before the official early UFC 209 weigh-ins started due to weight management medical issues. When the time for the weigh-ins came to an end,...

Mar 3, 2017 11:32 am

Eddie Alvarez & Lando Vannata offer to step in at UFC 209

This week, news surfaced that undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov had been taken to the hospital prior to his UFC 209 interim lightweight title scrap with Tony Ferguson Saturday night in Las Vegas. While details were scarce regarding Nurmagomedov’s hospitalization, the UFC officially cancelled the fight, resulting in former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and...

Feb 19, 2017 8:36 am

Bellator to auction off Fedor Emelianenko’s sweater for charity

If things had gone according to plan, Russian MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko would have made his long awaited debut in the Bellator cage in the main event of Bellator 172 last night. Regrettably, fate got in the way, as his opponent Matt Mitrione was forced out of the fight with kidney stones just hours out...