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Grove, Silva cleared, but Martin removed

Superior Cage Combat 4 headliners and UFC veterans Kendall Grove and Jay Silva have made weight and have been cleared to square off at 185 pounds at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Jan. 16.

Also UFC vets Terry Martin and Jesse Taylor were set to face one another, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission did not clear Martin and the commission’s decision was not disclosed.

Source: Sherdog

UFC changes main event fights to five rounds

“We blew it,” UFC President Dana White said. “It should have been a five-round fight.”

After UFC on Fuel TV’s captivating main event between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez, and the subsequent disappointment in the MMA community, the UFC announced that all main events will be slated for five rounds as opposed to three.

Source: MMA Fighting
UFC on Fuel TV, gate and attendance numbers released

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday night released the gate and attendance figures for UFC on Fuel TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger.

The attendance was 6,283 for the organization’s second trip to the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Nebraska on Wednesday, garnering $405,895 in gate receipts.

The nine-fight card was the Las Vegas-based fight promotion’s debut on Fuel TV.

Source: MMA Weekly
Corassani injured and out of UFC on Fuel TV 2

Akira Corassani, The Ultimate Fighter 14 cast member as been removed from the UFC on Fuel TV 2 card due to an undisclosed injury. Corassani was set to face fellow featherweight Jason Young.

UFC officials have removed the bout from the show’s online fight card while a replacement is sought.

UFC on Fuel TV 2 takes place April 14 at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm. The main card airs on Fuel TV (live on Saturday afternoon in the U.S.), and prelims, including Young’s bout, stream on Facebook.

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Kendall Grove (L) vs. Joe Riggs (Dave Mendel/Sherdog)

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