Chris Camozzi vs. Bruno Santos confirmed for UFC 175

Following his fight being canceled earlier this month, the UFC has booked Chris Camozzi a new fight as he will meet Bruno Santos at UFC 175 on July 5th in Las Vegas.

Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports

Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports

The fight booking was recently announced by the UFC and this fight will likely be placed on the preliminary card.

UFC 175 will come from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on July 5th and is scheduled to be headlined by Chris Weidman defending the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida.

Camozzi (19-7) was scheduled to fight Andrew Craig at UFC Fight Night 39 earlier this month, but Craig was pulled from the fight on weigh-in day when he came down with an illness. Camozzi will be looking to snap a two fight losing streak in this fight as his last win came at UFC 158 last year against Nick Ring.

Santos (13-1) made his UFC debut last year when he faces Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night 33 and he was defeated by unanimous decision. It was his first fight in nearly two years as his previous fight took place in early 2012 as he won a decision against Giva Santana in Bellator.

The current UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida fight card is below.

Chris Weidman (11-0) vs. Lyoto Machida (21-4)
Ronda Rousey (9-0) vs. Alexis Davis (16-5)
Uriah Hall (8-4) vs. Thiago Santos (9-2)
Chris Camozzi (19-7) vs. Bruno Santos (13-1)

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The Ultimate Fighter 19 Full Fight Video: Cathal Pendred vs. Hector Urbina

The second episode of The Ultimate Fighter 19 premiered last night on Fox Sports 1 and the show featured Cathal Pendred of Team Penn facing Hector Urbina of Team Edgar.

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Myles Jury vs. Abel Trujillo booked for UFC Fight Night 44

A lightweight bout has been announced for UFC Fight Night 44 on June 28th in San Antonio as Myles Jury will look to remain undefeated as he will meet Abel Trujillo.UFC Fight Night San Antonio

The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Thursday.

UFC Fight Night 44 will come from the AT&T Center and will be headlined by Cub Swanson meeting Jeremy Stephens in a scheduled five round featherweight bout.

Jury (14-0) has gone 5-0 since joining the UFC after TUF 15 and is coming off a decision win at UFC 171 last month against Diego Sanchez. Three of his last four wins have come by decision after starting his career with ten straight first round victories.

Trujillo (12-5, 1NC) was originally signed by the UFC in 2012 and has won back to back fights. His only defeat in the UFC came against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 160 last year and is is coming off a knockout of the night victory against Jamie Varner at UFC 169.

The current UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens fight card is below.

Cub Swanson (20-5) vs. Jeremy Stephens (23-9)
Kelvin Gastelum (8-0) vs. Nico Musoke (12-2, 1NC)
Carlos Diego Ferreira (9-0) vs. Colton Smith (3-3)
Andy Enz (7-1) vs. Marcelo Guimaraes (8-1-1)
Anthony Hamilton (12-2) vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk (48-9-1)
Johnny Beford (19-10, 1NC) vs. Rani Yahya (19-8, 1NC)
Andrew Craig (9-2) vs. Cezar Ferreira (7-3)
Clint Hester (10-3) vs. Antonio Brago Neto (9-1, 1NC)
Sean Spencer (11-3) vs. Luiz Dutra (11-3-1)
Myles Jury (14-0) vs. Abel Trujillo (12-5, 1NC)

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The Ultimate Fighter 19 Episode 2 Recap

The second episode of the ninteenth season of The Ultimate started with all sixteen of the fighters entering the house, and it wasn’t long before the episode began to focus on the scheduled middleweight fight between Team Penn’s Cathal Pendred and Team Edgar’s Hector Urbina.TUF 19

Pendred, a training partner of Conor McGregor, talked about how he’s the complete package, and that he’ll win the show. Pendred’s opponent, Urbina, discussed how he believes that Pendred is seriously underestimating him.

Up next is the first training session for Team Penn, which is used to introduced Penn’s coaches. His coaches are Andre Pederneiras, Jason Parillo and Mark Coleman. That is followed by a look into Frankie Edgar’s coaching staff which features Mark Henry for striking, Stephen Rivera for wrestling, Ricardo Almeida for jiu-jitsu and Ali Abdelaziz.

During Edgar’s training session he reflected to the cameras about how being a coach on this show showcases his persistence since he actually tried out (but failed to get on the show) for the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter (the season where Penn coached against Jens Pulver).

UFC President Dana White makes a cameo talking about how fans have been tweeting him about signing Cathal Pendred, and that this is his chance to live up to the hype. Urbina then lets the audience into his world a little bit, reflecting on how much his little brothers inspire him. They have followed in his foot steps, taking up wrestling and football, and he just wants to be a great example for them.

Before the the bout between the Pendred and Urbina, the middleweights weighed in successfully. The highlight of the weigh-in was an intense stare-down between the two competitors, who touched each other with their foreheads. With neither fighter budging, they had to be broken up by the coaches.

The fight took place next, and it concluded after three rounds with Cathal Pendred winning a three-round unanimous decision.

Urbina took the first round thanks to powerful punching combinations, one of which that rocked Pendred, that outweighed the wrestling that Pendred was implementing in that period. Cathal Pendred clearly controlled the fight in the following two periods, suffocating a tired Urbina with his wrestling and controlling the majority of the possessions.

Following the fight, the next fight was announced, and it pits Team Penn’s Dan Spohn against Team Edgar’s Todd Monaghan in a light heavyweight bout.

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UFC on FOX 11 drug test results come back negative

UFC on FOX 11 took place this past Saturday at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida and all of the drug test came back negative. UFC on FOX 11 Poster

The Florida State Boxing Commission confirmed the results to on Thursday after they were requested.

UFC on FOX 11 was headlined by Fabricio Werdum defeating Travis Browne by unanimous decision to become the number one contender in the UFC heavyweight division.

The commission confirmed that Werdum, Browne, Miesha Tate, Liz Carmouche, Derrick Lewis, and Jack May were the only fighters drug tested on the fight card.

Stay tuned to for more updates on drug testing results in UFC, Bellator, and World Series of Fighting.

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