Schelin: "Varför ska man traggla i gång?"

MALMÖ. Direkt från silverfirande i Brasilien till cupfinal på Malmö IP.

FC Rosengårds tränare Jack Majgard Jensen är osäker på sin storstjärnas fysiska och mentala form inför morgondagens match mot Linköping.

– Varför ska man traggla sig i gång, vad är det? Det är bara att köra, säger Lotta Schelin.

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Talking points: Maia, Condit, VanZant and more

VANCOUVERWhile waiting for the official announcement from Bruce Buffer, Demian Maia fought back tears after submitting Carlos Condit in under than two minutes Saturday night. That moment was the culmination of four years relentlessly pursuing another title shot. Maia lost to Anderson Silva for the 185-pound title back in 2010, and two years later moved down to 170 pounds to fight for his chance to become a champion. After five consecutive wins in one of the most competitive divisions in the UFC, many believed Maia had earned a title shot before he even stepped foot inside the Octagon to face C … Read the Full Article Here
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Fight Night Vancouver bonus recap

Fight of the Night: Jim Miller vs Joe Lauzon
Performance Bonus: Paige VanZant and Demian Maia
• Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon’s rematch from 2012’s Fight of the Year earned Fight of the Night honors• Paige VanZant’s return to the Octagon included a vicous head-kick knockout and a performance bonus• Demian Maia has only absorbed 13 significant strikes in his last four fights. He earned a performance bonus for his quick submission win over Carlos Condit Saturday• All four fighters earn $50k for their efforts tonight.More from Fight Night Vancouver: Results | Postfig … Read the Full Article Here
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Maia defeats Condit, sets sights on title next

Demian Maia’s first fight in Vancouver was a disaster, as he lost to Mark Munoz in 2011. Five years later, the second one ended in a much more favorable fashion for the No. 3-ranked welterweight contender, as he submitted former interim UFC champion Carlos Condit in the first round of their main event bout at Rogers Arena on Saturday.“I knew it would be a hard fight,” Maia said. “I’m just so happy. I think I earned a title shot, and now, finally, I will get the chance to fight for the title.”New welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is expected to make the fir … Read the Full Article Here
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Vancouver rewind: What you got right & wrong

Think you know how the next fight card will play out? Play UFC Pick ‘EmDemian Maia has been making a hard charge towards a shot at the UFC welterweight title, and it’s going to be awfully hard to deny him after an incredibly impressive submission win over former interim champion Carlos Condit on Saturday night.Maia had won five straight bouts coming into the fight, but he picked up his most important victory with a dominant performance in the main event from Vancouver.Maia wasted no time getting Condit to the ground early and quickly wrapped up a rear naked choke as he got the tap less than tw … Read the Full Article Here
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Pettis, VanZant, Miller triumph in Vancouver

PETTIS vs OLIVEIRAFormer UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis got the fight of his life in his featherweight debut against No. 6-ranked Charles Oliveira on Saturday, but “Showtime” delivered the goods at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, submitting the Brazilian in the third round, snapping a three-fight losing streak in the process.Oliveira immediately rushed Pettis into the fence, but Pettis’ takedown defense was strong. Yet as soon as the two broke, Oliveira wasn’t going to give him space to breathe, and he got the takedown the second time around. “Do Bronx” … Read the Full Article Here
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