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  1. PALASZEWSKI VS. CRUNKILTON IN WEC MARCH 1
    As the March 1 WEC card in Corpus Christi, TX starts to take shape, MMAWeekly.com has confirmed that Bart Palaszewski and Richard Crunkilton will do battle in a lightweight match-up that could land...
  2. JEFF CURRAN VS. JOSEPH BENAVIDEZ SET FOR APRIL 5 WEC
    A pivotal bantamweight match-up has been confirmed for the upcoming World Extreme Cagefighting card set for April 5, as former featherweight contender, Jeff "Big Frog" Curran takes on up and coming...
  3. Miguel Torres vs. Brian Bowles set to headline WEC 40 in Chicago
    A long-rumored title fight between WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres (35-1 MMA, 4-0 WEC) and undefeated challenger Brian Bowles (7-0 MMA, 4-0 WEC) is now set for WEC 40. link
  4. Regardless of the Fate of Elite XC, King of the Cage Survives
    One of the worst fall outs from the Elite XC implosion was the negative impact on the mid-sized promotions that had been purchased by the doomed organization. One of the orgs effected was Terry...
  5. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto to miss DREAM Featherweight Tournament
    Sports Navi is reporting that featherweight superstar Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto will not be ready in time to fight in the upcoming DREAM Featherweight Grand Prix scheduled for this March. Yamamoto...
  6. Jeff Monson Arrested, But Not For Graffiti
    Things just got worse for MMA’s favorite anarchist, Jeff Monson. He was arrested this weekend in North Carolina on a charge unrelated to his malicious mischief trouble in Olympia, Washington. Now...
  7. Arlovski hopes to cash in against Fedor
    Andrei Arlovski finds himself in a unique position on Saturday night when he faces Fedor Emelianenko, generally considered the sport’s best heavyweight, in a five-round match for the World Alliance...
  8. Interview With Melvin Manhoef
    Hi there, Melvin! Brasil Combate in association with Fighline.com is very glad to interview you. You were the Cage Rage Champion for almost two years. Tell us about that experience. It was a lot of...
  9. NO MATTER WHAT VITOR SHOWS, LINDLAND IS READY
    “No matter what Vitor shows up, he’s a dangerous man,” says 38 year-old Matt Lindland. “He’s the same guy he’s always been. What could be new about him? The only thing is he’s gotten a little older...
  10. FRANK MIR TALKS REMATCH WITH BROCK LESNAR
    Mir anticipates more striking in the rematch and Lesnar to come in with a different game plan than their first go around. "I think it's going to be a lot more striking, obviously, this time. I think...
  11. Rich Franklin's Eye, Post Fight
    Franklin's Eye Looks Awful This is what Rich Franklin's eye looked like just a few days after the eye poke he received from Dan Henderson, pretty nasty.
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  12. Kaplan vs. Roop Set For UFC 98
    Although they both lost their respective fights at the TUF 8 Finale, Dave Kaplan & George Roop will get a chance at redemption at UFC 98. The TUF 8 cast members will face each other on the May...
  13. Jon Fitch focused on UFC 94 fight against Akihiro Gono … not television line up
    “[Akihiro Gono] is a very seasoned veteran man. He’s a slick fighter and he knows his way around a fight. He’s been fighting for like 15 years I think. So that is ridiculous. He has had a ton of...
  14. Bellator Fighting Championships announces signing of Wilson Reis
    Bellator Fighting Championships, a first of its kind Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion, officially announced today the exclusive signing of elite grappler Wilson Reis. Reis will enter the inaugural...
  15. On heels of new six-fight deal, Matt Hamill anxious for Ohio homecoming
    Upon arrival to Loveland, Ohio, visitors and residents are greeted by a large sign that hugs the city border: "Welcome to Loveland: Home of Matt Hamill, three-time Div. III NCAA National Champion."...
  16. WEC 39: Richard Crunkilton vs. Bart Palaszewski for top contender's status
    World Extreme Cagefighting lightweights Bart Palaszewski (30-11) and Richard Crunkilton (16-2) have officially agreed to a March 1 fight at WEC 39. A source close to one of the fighters today told...
  17. Fedor Unsurprised By Nogueiras' Loss
    Fedor Emelianeno said he was unsurprised by Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira’s recent knockout loss to Frank Mir. The Russian has faced Nogueira and beaten him twice (with one no contest) and although he...
  18. Brian Stann to make debut at UFC 97
    Brian Stann vs. Kyzysztof Soszynski at UFC 97 Former WEC light heavyweight champion Brian Stann looks to take on Ultimate Fighter 8 veteran Krzysztof Soszynski at UFC 97.
  19. UFC vets Ken Shamrock and Tank Abbott in negotiations for April fight
    Feb. 13 WarGods and Ken Shamrock Productions event at the Fresno Arena in Fresno, Calif., features Frank Shamrock in the main event and fellow UFC trailblazer David "Tank" Abbott in the co-headline...
  20. Source: UFC hasn't approached Roger Huerta about any upcoming fights
    Though his name has been attached to a couple rumored fights, including a UFC 97 clash with Sean Sherk, a source close to the fighter told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) Huerta hasn't been...
  21. Fedor Emelianenko's Road To Reckoning Vlog: Episode 1
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  22. Rich Franklin on UFC 93 main event: "I thought I won the fight"
    Rich Franklin left his Jan. 17 UFC 93 main-event fight with two gashes in his head, nine stitches, a scratched cornea, blurry vision, a temporary eye patch and a stinging defeat. In his first...
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  23. Rov Kimmons vs Joe Vedepo set for UFN 18
    Both fighters returning from losses in their most recent bouts, Rob Kimmons and Joe Vedepo have verbally agreed to face each other at UFC Fight Night 18 on April 1 in Nashville, Tenn. Bout agreements...
  24. Sean Sherk vs Frank Edgar UFC 98 fight on tap for May 23
    mmamania.com/2009/01/20/sean-sherk-vs-frank-edgar-ufc-98-fight-on-tap-for-may-23/
  25. Tito Ortiz & Oscar De La Hoya Talk Fedor
    After several months out of the spotlight, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz resurfaced not as a fighter, but as a part of the Affliction commentating team for Saturday's "Day of...
  26. Despite Third Round, Henderson Happy With Win
    Dan Henderson is breathing easier after his win over Rich Franklin. The same could not be said, however, by the third round of their fight. Franklin’s best strike, a left roundhouse to Henderson’s...
  27. UFC 99 - Cro Cop Vs Coleman, Or The Returning Ortiz ?
    Mirko 'CroCop' Filopovic is heavily tipped to be making a return to the UFC when the organisation stages its first German show later this year. Fighters Only has been told that the Croatian is being...
  28. Overeem: ''I'll Sign For The UFC When The Money Is Right''
    Alistair Overeem is keen on a move to the UFC and will sign with the organisation if offered the appropriate financial incentive. The Dutch heavyweight had a good year in 2008, manhandling Mirko...
  29. Thales training with Ryan Bader for Silva
    “The training here are great. Everybody here is good. I’m training everyday, emphasizing the Boxing and Wrestling part, where they are very good", said Thales, who is counting with the TUF 8...
  30. Jonathan Goulet unable to fight at UFC 97
    FiveOuncesofPain.com has learned that Canadian welterweight Jonathan “The Road Warrior” Goulet has turned down his proposed bout with Tamdan McCrory after he was unable to gain medical clearance for...
  31. Cristiane 'Cyborg' Santos to battle Marloes Coenen at XMMA 7: Inferno
    XMMA has announced that EliteXC veteran Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos will battle Marloes Coenen at XMMA 7: Inferno on Friday, February 27 in Montreal, Quebec. LINK
  32. Frank Mir video: ‘Probably only 10 people in the world who can beat me in a fight’
    Link
  33. MMA Quick Quote: Fedor Emelianenko and Kirill Sidelnikov beat each other with branches
    “The sauna helps with rejuvenation between practices. We boil the water, then we get the steam. We get massages and beat each other with branches. It helps get rid of all the lactic acid. It helps...
  34. Fedor Rings the NASDAQ Opening Bell
    Video Link
  35. Matyushenko Ready For Lil Nog
    Sometimes a fight goes under the radar during the hyping period that often precursors large MMA events. For this Saturday’s Affliction show, "Day of Reckoning," that fight could very well be the...
  36. Bellator Fighting Championships announces signing of Jorge Masvidal
    Bellator Fighting Championships, a first of its kind mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, officially announced today the exclusive signing of Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal, one of Florida’s top fighters....
  37. Jeff Curran vs Joseph Benavidez WEC 40 fight booked for Chicago April 5
    There is a possible bantamweight number one contender eliminator match being discussed between former featherweight top contender Jeff Curran (29-10-1) and the undefeated training partner of Urijah...
  38. Gegard Mousasi mulls move to light heavyweight to possibly face winner of Affliction’s Sobral vs Sokoudjou
    “To me the next challenge is to move up a division. It’s not because I don’t see middleweight as a challenge but because my body’s getting bigger. I always came down, came down and because of my age...
  39. Nissen Osterneck vs. Nate Loughran targeted for UFC Fight Night 18 bout
    One-time World Extreme Cagefighting fighter Nissen Osterneck (5-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will likely make his UFC debut against Nate Loughran (9-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) in April at UFC Fight Night 18. The fight is in...
  40. Ronys Torres Off UFN 18
    Ronys Torres' UFC debut that was scheduled for UFN 18 on April 1 is now off. Torres has suffered a knee injury and will need surgery, which will keep him out up to 6 months. No word yet on the fate...
  41. Breaking: Horodecki Off Affliction 2
    Although few details are known at this time beyond it perhaps being neurologically-related, word just broke that Chris Horodecki will not be medically cleared by the CSAC to fight Saturday and thus...
  42. Gilbert Yvel Cleared To Fight At Affliction II On Saturday
    Controversial Dutch heavyweight Gilbert Yvel has been officially cleared to face Josh Barnett at Affliction's "Day of Reckoning" on Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. Bill Douglas, Assistant Executive...
  43. Chase Beebe To Sign 3-Fight Deal With DREAM
    Former WEC bantamweight champion Chase Beebe has announced his intention to sign a three-fight deal with Japanese promotion DREAM this week. The fighter confirmed his intentions to MMAWeekly.com on...
  44. Pulver Fighting For Relevancy
    Former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver is looking to get back on the winning track when he takes on Urijah Faber at WEC 38 in a major rematch from their fight back in June of last year. Pulver...
  45. Sokoudjou Kicks Off New Year At Afflcition
    Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou has too much time on his hands. He’s just finished a training session with mentor Dan Henderson and the others at Team Quest South, and says he has a stack of 10 DVD’s...
  46. GILBERT YVEL APOLOGIZES FOR MISDEEDS, EYES BELT
    He arrived in Las Vegas to kick off the New Year, and was blown away by its training atmosphere. “I’ve never trained this hard in my life,” he says. “We train in Holland maybe one, two hours in the...
  47. Luis Cane vs Steve Cantwell UFC 97 fight likely
    Surging light heavyweight contender Luis Cane (9-1) will likely get to sink his chops into the last man to hold the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) 205-pound title, Steve Cantwell (7-1), at UFC 97...
  48. Freddie Roach Is Going To "Eat Crow" For Fedor Remarks
    Josh Barnett certainly thinks so. Barnett says Roach is quite wrong about comments he made about Fedor being, among other things, "flat footed" with "no technique". Article
  49. Despite Comments, Swick Likely Not Facing Alves At 94, Future TBD
    Although comments recently made by Marcus Davis suggest otherwise, sources have confirmed that his comments about Mike Swick vs. Thiago Alves happening at UFC 94 are false. In fact, Swick's next...
  50. Fedor Emelianenko Makes The New York Times
    This is a big deal. The NYT is considered the paper of record by almost every journalist in the country. Here's the lede from the article: LINK
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