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  • Aldo out, Mendes in vs. McGregor for Interim UFC Featherweight

    Posted June 30, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    UFC president Dana White appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter on Tuesday evening and announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is out of the most promoted fight in UFC history. Challenger Conor McGregor will now fight Chad Mendes for the Interim title. Aldo's decision came after evaluating h...

  • How does cage size influence MMA/UFC fights?

    Posted June 30, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    BE Analytics: How does cage size influence MMA fights? By Paul Gift on Jun 30, 2015, 12:00p We now have official cage-size data from the UFC so Paul Gift puts on his pocket protector, gets all nerdy and shares results from the most comprehensive study ever on cage size in MMA.   Did ...

  • New Bellator Cagegirl is a Competitive Shooter

    Posted June 29, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    Bellator's newest cagegirl Amy Jane had an unusual path to the cage. No, she was not dancing at The Landing Strip. Yes, that is the actual name of a club, in Austin, Texas.   Jane was teaching retired fighte Cung Le how to shoot firearms for an upcoming movie role. In addition to being a fire...

  • Edgar 'definitely annoyed' at Mendes' shot at UFC 189

    Posted June 29, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    Edgar 'definitely annoyed' at Mendes' shot by Kirik Jenness  UFC featherweight Frankie Edgar appeared recently on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour, and expressed disappointment that Chad Mendes, not he, was selected to fight Conor McGregor for the Interim title, should division champion Jose Aldo...

  • UFC Fight Night 70 Fight Purses

    Posted June 29, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    UFC Fight Night 70 Fight PursesSaturday, 27 June Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida Yoel Romero: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)def. Lyoto Machida: $200,000* Lorenz Larkin: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)def. Santiago Ponzinibbio: $10,000 Antonio Carlos Junior: $34,000...

  • UFC Fight Night 70 Results - Machida vs. Romero

    Posted June 28, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    UFC Fight Night 70 took place Saturday, June 27th in Hollywood, Florida. Main Card (Live on FOX Sports 1, 10:00 PM ET) -Yoel Romero defeated Lyoto Machida by TKO (Strikes, Round 3, 1:38)-Lorenz Larkin defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio by TKO (Strikes, Round 2, 3:07)-Antonio Carlos Junior defeated Eddi...

  • Photo shows negative 'B' sample for Silva at UFC 183

    Posted June 26, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    Following UFC 183 it was revealed that Anderson Silva tested positive for a banned substance. Silva has multiple times postponed his hearing with the Nevada commission for some reason, but it could be because the second 'b' sample showed a negative result, contradicting the first sample:According to...

  • World Champ Tiffany Van Soest & Saravia Added to Lion Fight 23

    Posted June 18, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    WORLD CHAMP TIFFANY VAN SOEST & RISING STAR VICTOR SARAVIA ADDED TO LION FIGHT 23 MAIN CARDBy: Frank Curreri JULY 31st AT PECHANGA RESORT CASINOLION FIGHT 23 Airs Live on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PTLas Vegas, Nev. – Tiffany Van Soest and Kevin Ross, two of the biggest names in Muay Th...

  • Hard Knocks Fighting Championship - HK 44 Fight Card

    Posted June 18, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    Hard Knocks Fighting Championship Announces HK44 Fight Card Nick Ring returns to the Hard Knocks Cage broadcasting live on Claro Sports  (Calgary, June 18, 2015) – HK44 fight event broadcasts live from Calgary on Claro Sports on Friday, June 26 at 11 PM EST.   “This card...

  • Sugar Shane Mosley BKB 3 Main Event Spong vs. Pollard

    Posted June 18, 2015 by MMAMELEE

    BKB Adds Two Fights To Third Event with Shane Mosley Jr. Debuting on Seven-Bout Card LAS VEGAS, June 16, 2015 – BKB, known for its action-packed, close-range style of boxing, added additional fights to the card for the third event with son of Hall-of-Fame boxer “Sugar” Shane Mos...