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10 Latest UFC Fights: Today's in bold
•Chris Fishgold vs. Billy Quarantillo at UFC on ESPN 7 on 12/7 in Washington, D.C.
•Karol Rosa OUT with knee injury, replacement sought vs. Julia Avila at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 10/26 in Kallang, Singapore
•Thiago Alves vs. Tim Means at UFC on ESPN 7 on 12/7 in Washington, D.C.
•Santiago Ponzinibbio OUT with staph infection vs. Robbie Lawler at UFC 245 on 12/14 in Las Vegas, NV
•Thiago Alves vs Tim Means at UFC on ESPN 7 on 12/7 in Washington, DC
•Irene Aldana vs. Ketlen Vieira set for UFC 245 on 12/14 in Las Vegas, NV
•Enrique Barzola vs. Movsar Evloev at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 10/26 in Kallang, Singapore
•Mike Davis IN vs. Thomas Gifford on 4 days notice at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on Sat in Tampa, FL
•Randa Markos vs. Ashley Yoder at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 10/26 in Kallang, Singapore
•Veronica Macedo drops to SW vs. Amanda Lemos at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 12/21 in Busan, South Korea
The Prelim Primer: UFC Boston
The Prelim Primer is the one and only podcast dedicated to the curtain jerkers. Catch host Daniel "Gumby" Vreeland, who is joined this week by Kristen King from FanSided MMA, as they break down all of the prelims of UFC Boston.
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6 fights announced for Combate Americas Dalas on 11/1
Combate Americas Dallas will be held at at Curtis Culwell Center in Dallas Metroplex, Texas on Friday, Nov. 1. The live televised main card airs in the U.S. on Univision (12 a.m. ET/PT) and TUDN (12 a.m. ET/9 p.m. PT). Main Card: Gilbert Urbina vs. Angelo Trevino • Luis Luna vs. Michael Santiago • Abril Anguiano vs. Paola Ramirez. Prelim Card: Hector Fajardo vs. Aaron Vickers • Paul Garza vs. Ricky Romo • Aldair Romero vs. Melvin Lopez • Francisco Morales vs. Cain Bunch.
Jon Jones game to fight Anthony Johnson
Cub Swanson likely out until next year
GSP: I would come back to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov if ...
Georges St-Pierre: "If the right fight came along, they know where to find me. We tried to make the right fight [vs. Khabib]. It didn't work. If everything is aligned contractually, if everything is good, as we speak now, yes, I would [return to fight Khabib]." UFC president Dana White too left the door open, in a September interview with TMZ: “Tony Ferguson is the fight that needs to happen. We’ve tried to do it four other times, so hopefully, we can get it done this time. But that’s the fight that makes sense. GSP can happen, too. We’ll see what happens with Tony. Tony’s had opportunities before that he didn’t take, so if he doesn’t, then I would be interested in talking about GSP.” h/t Yahoo Sports • Watch ESPN interview (2:32 of 3:52)
Demetrious Johnson: ONE can sell out MSG for first US event
“When One Championship made this deal with TNT they were gonna be showing more live events. When One comes to North America they’re gonna be broadcasting more on TNT. Everybody can expect to see more. If we go to Madison Square Garden, I think we can sell the place out. If you bring some high-level martial artists over there, you bring over Rodtang, you bring over Giorgio Petrosyan, you bring over Christian Lee, there’s so many great athletes. Put on some kick-boxing, Muay Thai in four-ounce gloves. If you’re a true martial arts fan, and you wanna see some high-level striking and mixed martial arts, I think you would not be disappointed. From what I’ve been told they’re talking about East Coast. It’s a big arena, a symbolic place, everybody’s fought there. I wouldn’t be surprised if MSG’s one of them.” h/t SCMP • Watch The Ariel Helwani Show
Khabib Nurmagomedov: I'll fight another two years, It's impossible to stay undefeated
“Before, I never thought about this – but right now, it’s like I’m almost there. 28-0, and in the next couple of years I’m going to compete because I just [turned] 31. This is not too much for this sport, but for sure I think I’m going to finish [at] 33, 34. ... I think a couple of years. Two, three – maximum three. I think maybe two years, in my opinion, because I don’t want to fight all my life because I know it’s very hard. I know a lot of young, hungry guys are coming, and I know to always be undefeated, undisputed, is not almost impossible – I think it’s impossible. You can watch in history. If you watch all athletes like soccer, boxing, MMA, everywhere, one day you’re going to lose. You have to know when you need to stop. I think maybe two years.” h/t MMA Junkie • Watch Arab News interview
Aspen Ladd appeal of 16-second loss to GDR denied
#2 ranked women's bantamweight Germaine de Randamie dropped #4 ranked Aspen Ladd in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 7/13 in Sacramento, CA, and referee Herb Dean stopped it in just 16 seconds. That tied GDR with Ronda Rousey for fastest T/KO in division history, moved her to 3rd place for most stoppages in division history (3), and earned a title shot vs. champ champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 245 on 12/14. Ladd appealed the decision, seeking to have it changed to a No Contest; the first available hearing is tomorrow. Ordinarily, an official's decision can be overturned only in the case of collusion, a math error in scoring, or an official's lack of knowledge. The appeal was denied by CSAC by a vote of 3-2, in an argument that centered on equal treatment for female fighters. The loss stands. h/t ESPN • Marc Raimondi
James Vick reflects on upkick KO loss on Saturday night
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'Shorty' Torres gets Brave title shot on 11/15
As it returns to its home in the Kingdom of Bahrain for BRAVE CF 29, the fastest-growing MMA promotion in the world will put a gigantic card for fight fans from around the world. And two of the best lighter weight fighters on the planet will lead the way for announcements, as Jose “Shorty” Torres faces off against top Brazilian striker Marcel Adur. The inaugural BRAVE CF Flyweight title will be on the line when they meet, but it won’t be a new experience for Adur. Last year, he traveled to Bahrain in hopes of becoming the first-ever Flyweight champion, but saw his opponent Velimurad Alkhasov fail to make weight, and beat him, leaving the title unscathed. Another announced bout for the show is a Bantamweight showdown between Bahrain's own Hamza Kooheji and Nahuel Gandolfi, from Argentina.