Rockhold-Lovato? TMZ on rumors swirling

Luke Rockhold’s name surfaced in the tabloids early this morning, but it’s not to announce when his next fight will be.TMZ is reporting that the UFC’s former middleweight champion is dating music superstar Demi Lovato. The report says the two hit it off while training together at Unbreakable gym in Los Angeles and the romance has been blooming for months.Rockhold and Lovato’s recent Instagram posts seem to confirm the story.

 
Sessions at Junqs make me happy
A photo posted by Luke Rockhold (@lukerockhold) on Aug 4, 2016 at 5:03pm PDT

 
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Fight Night Maia vs Condit weigh-in results

 
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UFC Fight Night Vancouver, which is headlined by the welterweight clash between Demian Maia vs Carlos Condit, and the featherweight battle between Anthony Pettis and Charles Oliveira, airs live on FOX from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday, August 27 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT.Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX at 6pm ET / 3pm PT, and the event’s first two fights will air exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS beginning at 5pm ET / 2pm PT.Main Event – Five RoundsDemian Maia (171) vs Carlos Condit (170.5)

Backstage at #UFCVancouver weigh ins with @WonderboyMMA. Talki … Read the Full Article Here
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Wonderboy, Theodorou train with stars from The CW's Arrow

 
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VANCOUVERWorlds collided in Vancouver this week when fighters Stephen Thompson and Elias Theodorou met up with members of the cast of Arrow on The CW for a training session.Katie Cassidy, Emily Bett Rickards and Echo Kellum received striking lessons from Thompson and Theodorou and in exchange they showed the fighters how to throw and receive strikes when shooting a scene on camera.Both camps picked up on the lessons quickly.“The mitt work was awesome. They are very fast learners,” Thompson said. “Actors have to learn very quick and you can tell when you com … Read the Full Article Here
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Family driving Pantoja to Ultimate Fighter success

Whether talking about fighting, his upcoming stint on season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter, or anything else for that matter, Alexandre Pantoja always comes back to family. It’s why he makes the sacrifices he does to be a professional prizefighter.“I’m doing this for my family, for my life,” he said. “They give me support. I have two boys and it’s very hard for my wife alone. I’m fighting in the cage and my wife is fighting in the house for my children.”

 
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Fighting out of Arraial do Cabo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Pantoja has built his stellar … Read the Full Article Here
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Tweets of the Week – 8/26

UFC Vancouver: Maia vs Condit

Maia | Condit | Pettis | Oliveira | Miller | Lauzon | Vanzant | Rawlings#UFCVancouver is LOADED! pic.twitter.com/bJCOqlH1Sk
— #UFCVancouver (@ufc) August 24, 2016

 

.@CarlosCondit says he will always be involved in MMA #UFCVancouver https://t.co/bz6RbOvFzE
— #UFCVancouver (@ufc) August 26, 2016

 

Took so many pictures with people who thought I was @Showtimepettis and I played it off like I was
— Sergio Pettis (@sergiopettis) August 25, 2016

 

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UFC statement on Adam Hunter

The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Adam Hunter of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection on August 11, 2016. USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case. It is important to note that, under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, there is a full fair legal review process that is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed. However, because Hunter was scheduled to compete against … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC stars train with Special Olympics British Columbia

 
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VANCOUVERStephen Thompson isn’t just the likely next contender for the welterweight title; “Wonderboy” is one of the most lethal strikers in the UFC.Even his UFC peers are impressed with his skills.“When you have someone like Wonderboy here you may as well use him to the best of his ability – which is striking,” said UFC middleweight Elias Theodorou, who is a guest fighter with Wonderboy in Vancouver this week ahead ofUFC Fight Night: Maia vs Condit.Thompson, Theodorou and Joseph Benavidez put those skills to use as they visited Diaz … Read the Full Article Here
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Tate gets wish: raises flag at Seahawks game

After claiming UFC gold at UFC 196, the talk after the fight wasn’t all about MMA for Miesha Tate. Tate, who had just submitted Holly Holm to become the third women’s bantamweight champion in UFC history, made a wish at her post-fight press conference.But it wasn’t about where or who she wanted to defend her crown against. Tate wished for the opportunity to raise the infamous 12th Man flag at a Seattle Seahawks home game.From Washington and notoriously a long-time Seahawks fan, Tate got her wish on Thursday and raised the flag in front of thousands as Seattle host … Read the Full Article Here
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VectorCamp Roast: Drunken Skydiver History

Those attending the first VectorCamp at Chicagoland Skydiving Center are in for a treat tomorrow night (August 12)! Bill Booth (United Parachute Technologies), John LeBlanc (Performance Designs) and Jason “Cookie” Cook (Cookie Helmets) will be joining in for Drunken Skydiver History – The Roast of Industry Legends. You don’t want to miss out on this […]Those attending the first VectorCamp at Chicagoland Skydiving Center are in for a treat tomorrow night (August 12)! Bill Booth (United Parachute Technologies), John LeBlanc (Performance Designs) and Jason “Cookie” Cook (Cookie Helmets) will be joining in for Drunken Skydiver History – The Roast of Industry Legends. You don’t want to miss out on this […]
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Skydiving Roast – Drunken Skydiver History at VectorCamp

Those attending the first VectorCamp at Chicagoland Skydiving Center are in for a treat tomorrow night (August 12)! Bill Booth (United Parachute Technologies), John LeBlanc  (Performance Designs) and Jason “Cookie” Cook (Cookie Helmets) will be joining in for Drunken Skydiver History  – The Roast of Industry Legends. You don’t want to miss out on this event, so head to CSC if you can (free entry to this portion of the camp!). If you can’t make it in person, tune in to the Blue Skies Mag Facebook page around 8:30 pm (Central Time) for live snippets from the event.Those attending the first VectorCamp at Chicagoland Skydiving Center are in for a treat tomorrow night (August 12)! Bill Booth (United Parachute Technologies), John LeBlanc  (Performance Designs) and Jason “Cookie” Cook (Cookie Helmets) will be joining in for Drunken Skydiver History  – The Roast of Industry Legends. You don’t want to miss out on this event, so head to CSC if you can (free entry to this portion of the camp!). If you can’t make it in person, tune in to the Blue Skies Mag Facebook page around 8:30 pm (Central Time) for live snippets from the event.
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