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  1. Shane Carwin Out Up To 2 Months
    In perhaps the first setback of his UFC career, Shane Carwin will be out of training and action for 6-8 weeks due to injuries suffered against Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 96. Article
  2. Tom Egan Released By UFC
    Tom Egan (3-1) has been released from his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Fighters Only learned this afternoon. The Irish welterweight made his debut against fellow organisation...
  3. UFC 99 In Germany Will Be On US PPV
    The UFC's German invasion has shaped up quickly, with the bulk of the June 13 fighters confirmed in less than a month. More than half the fighters on the card are either foreign-born or based outside...
  4. Mike Patt released by the UFC
    Mike Patt’s run in the UFC has come to an end. Sources have informed FiveOuncesOfPain.com that the jiu-jitsu black belt was released by the promotion shortly after his TKO loss to Brandon Vera this...
  5. Shields vs. Riggs on Apr. 11 Strikeforce Card Cancelled
    A previously announced welterweight bout between former EliteXC champion Jake Shields and UFC veteran Joe Riggs has been scratched from Strikeforce's April 11 line-up on Showtime. The news comes...
  6. K-1 to start women's division
    The hybrid kickboxing MMA company K-1 held a press conference yeaterday to announce that they are starting a women's division. And to herald this announcement, K-1 producer Sadaharu Kanigawa...
  7. Shields-Lawler Added to May Strikeforce
    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Former EliteXC champions Jake Shields and Robbie Lawler will face off in a non-title middleweight contest for Strikeforce in May at a yet-to-be-announced Washington state venue....
  8. UFC Fight Night 18: Martin Kampmann preparing for war against Carlos Condit
    I think it’s going to be a war. It’s going to be a great fight. He’s a tough guy and I’m just going to get in there and try to punch him in the face, and he’s going to try to do the same to me. It...
  9. Brad Blackburn to face Edgar Garcia at TUF 9 Finale
    A welterweight matchup between former International Fight League veteran Brad Blackburn and UFC newcomer Edgar Garcia has been scheduled for the live finale for the upcoming ninth season of The...
  10. Kendall Grove vs Wilson Gouveia @ UFC 101 ?
    “A couple of guys they’re mentioning is they want to see me and Marquardt or Gouveia. They think Gouveia would be a good test for me. It’s just like fighting any of the other guys; show me the money....
  11. Paul Kelly vs Roli Delgado at UFC 99
    The debut of the UFC in Germany continues to gain steam as well as add fights. A lightweight tilt has been confirmed for the UFC 99 card as "Ultimate Fighter" season 8 competitor Roli Delgado will...
  12. Tapout official email R.I.P Mask
    I just received this in my inbox with the subject heading "Anything can be achieved, if you simply BELIEVE"....
  13. Nick Diaz salutes Frank Shamrock
    – Nick Diaz shows his respect for mixed martial arts legend and upcoming opponent, Frank Shamrock, at today’s press conference in California to promote the April 11 event on Showtime. Diaz and...
  14. Matt Grice vs Shannon Gugerty at UFC 100
    As the UFC prepares for possibly one of its biggest shows of all time in July, UFC 100 has now added a lightweight bout between Oklahoma native Matt Grice and Shannon Gugerty. Both fighters are...
  15. "King Mo" documents his trip to Team Nogueira
    Video of King Mo at Team Nogueira in Brazil Interesting video showing Nogueira's new gym in Brazil, as documented by undefeated heavyweight contender Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal. Video features Junior...
  16. Phil Baroni vs. Joe Riggs, OR Brett Rogers vs. TBA to round out Strikeforce on Showtime
    Baroni vs. Riggs or Brett Rogers vs. TBA to be added to Strikeforce on Showtime Two stellar possible additions to the Strikeforce on Showtime card, to fill the void that Jake Shields left when he...
  17. Dana White Speaks on Charles "Mask" Lewis' Death
    Dana White speaks on Charles "Mask" Lewis passing Dana had a lot of fantastic things to say about Mask as a person, as a businessman, and a glimpse into the beginning of their friendship.
  18. M-1 President Responds To Fedor To UFC Rumors
    LINK In recent weeks there has been a great deal of speculation regarding Fedor Emelianenko's fighting future. Past interviews have hinted that the WAMMA heavyweight champion could be involved in...
  19. Bobby Lashley Vs Jason Guida @ Roy Jones' "March Badness"
    Versus.com can exclusively report that Jason Guida (17-19) will replace Ken Shamrock as Bobby Lashley’s (1-0) opponent on next weekend’s “March Badness” pay-per-view. Guida, the younger brother of...
  20. Lyoto talks of title dispute
    Thursday was cause for celebration for Lyoto Machida, as learned he will be getting the shot at the UFC light heavyweight title, now held by Rashad Evans, he so craved. The about face of the Ultimate...
  21. Dong Hyun Kim vs Jonathan Goulet @ UFC 100
    The original website is in Japanese i think. Found via Bloody Elbow
  22. Aoki vs Sakura to head Dream welterweights
    Dream appears ready to kick off its first Welterweight Grand Prix in a big way, pitting No. 1 ranked lightweight Shinya Aoki – who has several past welterweight bouts to his credit – against former...
  23. Cro Cop Not Coming Back To UFC...........Yet ?
    Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filopovic will be heading back to DREAM/K-1 in Japan and not the UFC, according to a report from a Croatian sports website. The heavyweight kickboxer has been offered a three-fight...
  24. Charges filed in death of Charles "Mask" Lewis
    The Orange County District Attorney on Friday morning filed charges against Jeffrey David Kirby in relation to the car accident that killed Charles "Mask" Lewis, the founder of popular mixed martial...
  25. Stitch greasing Hughes
    Just thought I would post this to show just how accidental these things are there is no way that Duran would intentional grease up anyone And why the only the cut man can use the Vaseline rule is...
  26. Jon Fitch vs Paulo Thiago likely for UFC 100
    Former number one welterweight contender Jon Fitch is in talks to possibly return to the Octagon against undefeated submission specialist Paulo Thiago at UFC 100 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center...
  27. Rebuilt and refocused, Hermes Franca ready to return to winning ways
    When Hermes Franca (19-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC) was forced to withdraw from the main event of February's UFN 17, the Brazilian lightweight was sorely disappointed. Compounding the frustration was learning...
  28. John Hathaway vs. Rick Story @ UFC 99
    A welterweight bout between John Hathaway vs. Rick Story is expected to be added to the lineup for UFC 99 on Saturday, June 13. A source close to the fight has revealed to FiveOuncesOfPain.com that...
  29. Reported Anthony Johnson vs. John Howard fight a TUF 9 finale a no go
    A welterweight bout between welterweights Anthony Johnson and John Howard will not be taking place during the live finale for the ninth season of The Ultimate Fighter on June 20 as previously...
  30. Jason Brilz Happy With UFC 96, Wants A Test
    After winning a fight on an Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view, some fighters would be spending their fist few days afterwards partying it up and enjoying the excesses that come with being a...
  31. Miller emerges from "retirement" for Kingdom MMA, "Bully Beatdown"
    Just five months ago, the MMA world was shocked to hear of the sudden retirement of the indescribable Jason "Mayhem" Miller (21-6). But it now it seems we may be getting more of Miller than ever...
  32. Jon Jones Vs Jake O'Brien @ UFC 100
    Jon Jones, the rising phenom ,is taking on Jake O’Brien at UFC 100. Jake has fought as a heavyweight in the UFC, and a big one at that, so it will be interesting to see how he does at 205. Jones is...
  33. Dana White: Chuck Liddell needs to ‘dazzle me’ at UFC 97 to keep fighting
    I’ve made it very clear to Chuck. Very clear. It’s not about money, it’s not about this, that. Chuck is one of my good friends. Chuck (has) cemented his legacy in the UFC and in the fight game. I’m...
  34. Concern grows over MMA officiating
    Dave Meltzer's latest piece. Definately worth a read: “[Kizer] knows my opinion,” said White. “He has no answer. He doesn’t want to hear from me.” “Steve Mazzagatti is a great referee,” said Kizer....
  35. Nate Loughran Opts Out of UFC
    Nate Loughran, who trains at the NorCal Fighting Alliance with Dave Terrell, has been granted his release from the Ultimate Fighting Championship. According to manager Tom Call, the separation was...
  36. Ten TUF Questions with Jeff Lawson
    How did you get started in MMA? I was encouraged by watching the Rickson Gracie choke video and naturally progressed from judo tournaments into sport jujitsu then got into MMA no great story there....
  37. Lyoto: “Anderson would knock Fedor out”
    Pointed as the best pound for pound fighter in the world, Anderson Silva doesn’t know what is a loss for nine fights, meanwhile Fedor Emelianenko remains undefeated for eight years, time in witch he...
  38. Jon ”Bones” Jones - UFC 100 and Playstation Interview!
    Jon ”Bones” Jones - UFC 100 and Playstation Interview! After a decisive victory over Stephan Bonnar at UFC 94, Jon Jones will make his return to the Octagon in July at UFC 100. Jones talked with PDG...
  39. FIrst Ever UFC Fan Expo To Coincide With UFC 100
    The UFC will hold its first-ever two-day MMA exposition in conjunction with July's UFC 100 event, the organization today announced. "UFC Fan Expo" will be held Friday and Saturday, July 10-11, at the...
  40. Blood Sport (NY Times)
    My husband had flown to Las Vegas to see a fight. I couldn’t decide whether his recent interest in live bouts at the MGM Grand was better or worse than another guy’s passion for, say, the hilarious...
  41. Junie Browning: Cole Miller Isn't Spectacular On The Ground
    Junie Browning is once again being Junie Browning. In recent comments on his UFN 18 matchup with Cole Miller, Browning said he thinks it's a good matchup for him and that Miller's win over Jorge...
  42. Nick Diaz interview on shamrock pre fight comments.
    After last week’s press conference, FiveOuncesOfPain.com did an interview with Nick Diaz about his upcoming fight with Frank Shamrock. Link
  43. Marquadt Ready For Title Shot, Will Wait
    The dominance of UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva cannot be denied. The defending titleholder has dispatched of all challengers, but one fighter that previously lost to Silva could be the...
  44. Dana White: TUF 9 was ‘f-ing unbelieveable’ (Video)
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  45. Kim Couture to Fight on May Strikeforce Card
    Kim Couture, the wife of former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture, has been booked to fight on the May 16 Strikeforce card is scheduled to take place in the Seattle area....
  46. Interview with Bob Reilly, opponent of MMA and helping to keep MMA banned in NY
    MMA is currently banned in New York. CagePotato did an interview with Bob Reilly who is a big opponent of MMA. LINK
  47. New Wanderlei Interview, talks about his childhood, and future
    Wanderlei Silva on his childhood, his motivations and his future When Wanderlei Silva was in the UK recently, Fighters Only managed to drop in on his seminar at London Fight Factory and get a few...
  48. Chris Lytle Vs Kevin Burns @ TUF 9 Finale
    The June 20 finale of “The Ultimate Fighter” season nine is filling out rapidly, with a welterweight meeting between veteran Chris Lytle and Kevin Burns booked for the Las Vegas event. Sources close...
  49. Forrest Griffin returns to face Thiago Silva at UFC 101 in August
    A light heavyweight contest between two fighters looking to rebound from high-profile losses has been added to the as-yet-unannounced UFC 101 card. Former UFC champion Forrest Griffin (16-5 MMA, 7-3...
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  50. Why Catch Weight? Dana Explains Franklin-Silva
    The UFC 99 main event of Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva is scheduled to be contested at a catchweight of 195 instead of at Middleweight, which Silva is dropping to, or Light Heavyweight, which...
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