Rolles Gracie injured, Volkmann vs. Beerbohm moved to WSOF 3 televised main card

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A wrist sprain has forced Rolles Gracie out of his heavyweight bout with Dave Huckaba at WSOF 3. The bout was scheduled as part of World Series of Fighting’s main card to be televised live on NBC Sports Network from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Friday, June 14.

BJJ ace Robert Drysdale signed to the UFC; debuts against Ednaldo Oliveira at UFC 163

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Abu Dhabi and BJJ world champion turned pro MMA fighter Robert Drysdale will look to continue his unbeaten streak when he makes his UFC debut against Brazilian heavyweight Ednaldo Oliveira on Aug. 3 at UFC 163 in Rio De Janeiro.

FUEL TV UFC TONIGHT Show Quotes – 6/4/13

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On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, Chael Sonnen announces his next fight against Shogun Rua at FOX Sports 1 1, while he and Kenny Florian break down this weekend’s UFC ON FUEL TV 10: NOGUEIRA VS. WERDUM. Fabricio Werdum talks about his upcoming fight. Plus we’ve got an exclusive Mike Tyson interview and much more.

Chael Sonnen vs. Shogun to main event UFC on FOX Sports 1:1 event on August 17

UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen has done it again! He has been able to score a main event slot coming off another loss and will take on former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua on the UFC on FOX Sports 1:1 event on August 17 in Boston.

Will ‘Rampage’ be the next Hulk Hogan of pro wrestling?

We got the news today that Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has now signed a deal with Bellator MMA, which includes work with TNA Wrestling and a new Spike TV reality show focusing on the superstar’s promotional debut with the MMA organization. When I first heard the news, one of the first questions that sprung into my mind was “How will Quinton do as a pro wrestler?”.

Photo of the Day: UFC on FOX Sports 1:1 poster with Jones vs. Gustafsson, Shogun vs. Sonnen and Overeem vs. Browne

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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem posted an interesting photo on his Instagram (@AlistairOvereem) today. It shows a fight poster for the UFC on FOX SPORTS 1:1 card with Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson as the headliner, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Chael Sonnen and Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne all slated for the Aug. 17 event in Boston

UFC 161 media conference call: Dan Henderson, Rashad Evans, Roy Nelson, Stipe Miocic

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The UFC held a media conference call Tuesday for their upcoming UFC 161 card taking place Saturday, June 15, at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Light heavyweight headliners Dan Henderson and “Suga” Rashad Evans, along with heavyweight co-headliners Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Stipe Miocic participated in the call.

Tarec Saffiedine injured, Siyar Bahadurzada now faces Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 8

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A new bout has been formed for the UFC on FOX 8 card as Robbie Lawler’s (10-9) opponent Tarec Saffiedine (14-3) has suffered an injury, which has forced him to withdraw from their scheduled matchup. Siyar Bahadurzada (21-5-1) has stepped in as a replacement and now faces Lawler at UFC on FOX 8, which takes place at the Key Arena in Seattle, Wash., on July 27.