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The Daily Recap: Injuries, TUF News & More

Eddie Yagin. Photo property of Ultimate Fighting Championship.

The injury bug continues to wreak havoc on the UFC as Eddie Yagan and Gray Maynard join Shane Carwin as the next group fighters to withdraw from upcoming bouts.

Yagan was forced to pull out of his fight with Dennis Siver after he was hospitalized with swelling around his brain. According to the report, Yagan returned home following a training session and after suffering from a headache and vomiting, Yagan went to the ER and was subsequently hospitalized. Yagan’s doctor stated that he didn’t feel that surgery was necessary and that the swelling should go down in the next few days. Nam Phan will replace Yagan and face Siver at UFC on FX 5. [MMAWeekly]

In other news, Joe Lauzon announced on Facebook that Maynard was injured and his new opponent would be Jim Miller. No details were released regarding Maynard’s injury.

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Video: Aldo Brings Maynard in to Prepare for Mendes’ Wrestling

In preparation for his UFC 142 featherweight title defense against undefeated Team Alpha Male member and former All-American wrestler Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo has brought in former two-time UFC lightweight title challenger Gray Maynard to work on his wrestling.

Edgar-Maynard III, Aldo-Florian Anchor UFC 136 in Houston

Frankie Edgar. Photo courtesy of Complex Magazine.

The long-awaited conclusion of the trilogy between UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and top contender Gray Maynard as well as what may be Jose Aldo's toughest test to date at featherweight in a title defense against former two-time 155 lb. title challenger Kenny Florian will headline the UFC's first-ever trip to Houston, Texas on October 8.

The UFC officially announced the pair of title fights this afternoon. UFC 136, which will emanate from the Toyota Center and feature a pre-event UFC Fan Expo, is also slated to feature Chael Sonnen's return to action against Brian Stann as well as Melvin Guillard looking for his sixth straight win against Joe Lauzon.

Edgar and Maynard will spar in a rematch of their back-and-forth battle at UFC 125 in January, which featured a dominating first round performance by Maynard and a come-from-behind run for the ages from Edgar, which ultimately resulted in a majority draw.

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UFC 103 Notes: Belfort Moves to Forefront of Middleweight Title Picture


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A win over Rich Franklin was expected to make Vitor Belfort an instant contender for Anderson Silva’s UFC middleweight title. But according to UFC President Dana White, Belfort may have positioned himself as the leading candidate for Silva’s next title defense, even before Dan Henderson and Nate Marquardt.

“You know, I think he might be ready now,” White said at last night’s UFC 103 post-fight press conference.

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Previewing UFC Fight Night 19: The Main Card


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One of the more busy weeks in MMA will kick off on Wednesday when the UFC holds UFC Fight Night 19 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma before premiering the first episode of the tenth season of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality show on Spike TV.

Headlining UFC Fight Night 19 will be a lightweight clash between “Ultimate Fighter 5” winner Nate Diaz and colorful striker and fellow “TUF” alumnus Melvin Guillard as well as Roger Huerta’s potential final UFC bout against standout wrestler Gray Maynard.

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All Fighters on Weight for UFC Fight Night 19


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The official weigh-in results for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 19 event, which takes place at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, are below. All fighters successfully made weight.

Headlining UFC Fight Night 19 will be a lightweight clash between “Ultimate Fighter 5” winner Nate Diaz and colorful striker and fellow “TUF” alumnus Melvin Guillard as well as Roger Huerta’s potential final UFC bout against standout wrestler Gray Maynard.

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Quick Hits: UFC Fight Fight 19, Hague-Duffee, Gomi-Oliveira & More


Takanori Gomi. Photo property of PRIDE FC Worldwide.

- Bouts featuring Nate Diaz vs. Melvin Guillard and Gray Maynard vs. Roger Huerta will headline UFC Fight Night 19 on September 16 in Oklahoma City. The event will act as a lead in to The Ultimate Fighter 10 featuring Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson. [UFC.com]

- Keeping with the theme of UFC Fight Night 19, The Ultimate Fighter veterans Nate Quarry and Time Credeur will lock horns in a middleweight affair on the Sept. 16 card. [MMAWeekly.com]

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UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine Live Results

We will be going live at 8:00 PM ET with live results of UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine, which takes place at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The card will be broadcast live on pay-per-view starting at 10:00 PM ET.

The event is headlined by light heavyweight contenders bout between former champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and “Ultimate Fighter” alumnus Keith Jardine. A heavyweight clash between undefeated prospect Shane Carwin and former title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga will serve as the co-main event.

Feel free to leave your thoughts and comments throughout the afternoon and evening. Detailed live results are after the jump.

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Maynard Talks Miller, Lightweight Title Picture

In the above video courtesy of Raw Vegas, UFC lightweight contender Gray Maynard discusses his upcoming bout against Jim Miller, which takes place on March 7 at UFC 96 in Columbus, Ohio, as well as the UFC lightweight title picture and B.J. Penn’s words and actions after his recent welterweight loss to Georges St. Pierre.

Reports: Maynard-Miller, Day-Grove Set for UFC 96 in Columbus


Jason Day. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Two more bouts are reportedly set for the UFC’s return to Columbus, Ohio for UFC 96 on March 7.

Kevin “The Garv” Garvey, aka the fucking man, is reporting via his official website that Jim Miller will be taking on Gray Maynard at the event while Kendall Grove, who hasn’t fought since defeating the late Evan Tanner back in June, is expected to take on Jason Day according to our friends at Sportsnet.ca.

Recaps of what each fighter has been up to are inside the links.

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