It was recently announced that Manny “The Anvil” Gamburyan had been removed from his slated UFC 135 bout with Diego “The Gun” Nunes due to an injury. As has often been the case recently, Joe Silva has to scramble and find a new opponent to face Nunes. With a Featherweight roster that is about forty-five fighters deep, a new opponent shouldn’t be much of an issue. Although many of the Featherweights have already been booked or are out with an injury, there is still a good amount of men to choose from.
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Just a day before what was supposed to be UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story one of the oddest events in MMA occurred as Nate Marquardt was not medically cleared to fight and subsequently released from the UFC. Emerging victoriously from the shadows of the Marquardt situation, the newly titled UFC Live: Kongo vs. Barry; brought down the house.
Riding a disappointing three fight losing streak and making his featherweight debut, Joe Stevenson needed a win against Javier Vazquez. Walking into the Octagon and standing across from his opponent, Stevenson looked focused, angry and ready to get back into the win column.
This weekend offers Mixed Martial Arts fans a virtual cornucopia of MMA with three high profile, televised events will take place over a three day span. It all kicks off Friday night but the grand finale of the weekend is Sunday’s UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story on the Versus Network.
As is commonplace in today’s MMA world, Tyson Griffin and Joe “Daddy” Stevenson are shedding some pounds in hopes of remaining relevant in the UFC. Both men have been staples of UFC lightweight division in recent years and now find themselves both on uncharacteristic three fight losing streak.
Another card in our marathon of MMA events, UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story comes to Philly, and brings a few fights ripe for your wagering pleasure. Below is the comparison betting odds for this fight, as well as some helpful props that you can use as you see fit.
Last night at WEC 52 three fighters from the same fight camp completely dominated the competition. The Sacramento, California-based “Team Alpha Male” brought its leader (Urijah Faber) and two others to The Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada where all three fought on the main.
The second to last WEC card takes place tomorrow in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort. WEC 52: “Faber vs. Mizugaki” is packed with 11 fights, headlined by “The California Kid” Urijah Faber making his bantamweight debut and Takeya Mizugaki.