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  1. (Over?)Analyzing Omigawa: A Success Story for Japanese MMA
    Four years ago, I was in an MMA pick 'em pool with four acquaintances. UFC and Pride cards, $20 buy-in, points for winner-method-round, and the total points winner took the pot. It was May 2005, and...
  2. Irvin Returns At UFC 102, Takes Sonnen's Fight
    Talk about an interesting bit of re-scheduling. With James Irvin off UFC 98 due to injury, Chael Sonnen took what was irvin's fight. Now Irvin will return at UFC 102 and will face Wilson Gouveia-who...
  3. Minotoro Nogueira To Make Brazil Debut Saturday
    Although he is originally from Brazil, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has actually never fought in his native country before this coming weekend. He will finally make his Brazil debut Saturday for Jungle...
  4. Liborio named National Coach for USA Grappling
    USA Wrestling is excited to announce a new alliance to provide leadership for USA Grappling, its national program in the sport of Grappling. International respected coach Ricardo Liborio of Coconut...
  5. Sengoku Gets TUF with "Project: Gold Rush"
    At a press conference yesterday, World Victory Road announced that Sengoku is currently developing "Project Gold Rush," a new Ultimate Fighter-style portion of their SENGOKU-G TV series which will...
  6. Trainer John Hackleman: Chuck Liddell has "more than one fight left in him"
    Dana White's message to Chuck Liddell was clear before UFC 97: Don't just win, but bring it again. Following "The Iceman's" first-round TKO loss to Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, White was adamant that one...
  7. UFC 98: Soszynski Replaces Alexander
    One day after confirming Houston Alexander is off UFC 98 with a broken hand, UFC announced that TUF 8 alum Krzyzsztof Soszynski is the replacement. Soszynski will face Andre Gusmao. Article
  8. JORGE GURGEL VS. CONOR HEUN STRIKEFORCE JUNE 19
    A lightweight contest has been added to the upcoming Strikeforce ShoMMA event set for June 19 in Kent, Washington as submission specialist, Conor Heun, returns to action against former UFC fighter,...
  9. 10 Great Freak Matches: Part 1
    Here’s something wonderful about disavowing any responsibility to your fellow man: You can throw any two people in a ring, instruct them to smack each other in the head until one falls down and then...
  10. Jason MacDonald Cut From UFC
    Apparently when Dana White says UFC needs more guys like you, it doesn't necessarily mean UFC needs you. Such is the case with UFC veteran Jason MacDonald, who despite being the subject of said...
  11. Fedor vs. Barnett Possible For August
    According to a Russian MMA news site, the long-rumored matchup of WAMMA Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko vs. Josh Barnett for the title may finally happen (again) in August. A loose translation...
  12. MMA Quick Quote: Tom Atencio walks the walk, Dana White talks the talk
    “I want to thank Prize Fight as well as Fight Force for putting on this card. I’ve been seen in front of the cameras before as far as the business side, but it’s time to fight. I’m doing something...
  13. Dana White: The man, the sport, and the money
    Former street tough Dana White rescued the Ultimate Fighting Championship and transformed the mixed martial arts organization into the hottest sport in America. Get out of his way because he's not...
  14. Matt Brown video on Anthony Johnson TUF 9 Finale fight, nearly killing Pete Sell and more
    Good interview with Brown. Link
  15. UFC Cuts David Loiseau
    Again. After returning to UFC following fights elsewhere, David Loiseau has once again been cut by UFC following his UFC 97 loss to Ed Herman. Article
  16. British Fighting Championship Dead In The Water
    The British Fighting Championship was all set to debut next weekend in Nottingham, England following months of turbulent business negotiations in the current economic climate. The proposition was...
  17. Not Only One of the Best, Rosi Sexton is One of the Smartest Fighters
    Most mixed martial arts fans, obviously, know about British fighter Rosi Sexton for her exploits in the cage. She maintains a 9-1 professional record with her only loss being to Gina Carano. But...
  18. Eight bouts now official for UFC 101; main event not yet announced
    While an anticipated main event between UFC lightweight champion B.J. Penn and challenger Kenny Florian has not yet been made official, seven other bouts were announced by the organization today. In...
  19. Spike TV debuts "UFC 98 Countdown" preview show on May 21
    The UFC and Spike TV's official preview show for this month's UFC 98 event debuts May 21. "UFC 98 Countdown" airs at 11 p.m. ET/PT, and a replay is set for 6 p.m. ET on May 23, the day of the...
  20. Chonan & Bielkheden Cut By UFC
    Das Boot is getting quite a workout in UFC today. 4 cuts by the promotion have now been confirmed today with the additions of Ryo Chonan and David Bielkheden. Both had losing records in their UFC...
  21. Eric Schafer injured, replaced by Mike Ciesnolevicz at June's TUF9 Finale
    Eric Schafer (11-3-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has suffered an injury and has been forced to pull out of The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale, which takes place next month in Las Vegas. A source close to Schafer told...
  22. Video: “JZ” Cavalcante Talks Dream.9 Preparation, Strange Experiences Fighting in Japan
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  23. Robert Drysdale Misses Out On TUF Due To Brain Aneurysm
    ADCC 2007 openweight champion, Robert Drysdale was training hard for the 2009 edition of the tournament and trying to participate at The Ultimate Fighter reality show, but, when he was doing the...
  24. BOBBY LASHLEY VS. BOB SAPP SET FOR JUNE 27
    The cage may have to be reinforced for the “Ultimate Chaos” headliner as former WWE star Bobby Lashley and mixed-martial-arts legend Bob “The Beast” Sapp battle June 27 on a pay-per-view event live...
  25. At 6-foot-1, UFC lightweight Cole Miller could make cut to 145 (and even 135)
    At a towering height of 6-foot-1, Cole Miller is one of the UFC's tallest lightweights. And while he has no intentions of leaving the UFC, where he meets "The Ultimate Fighter 8" winner Efrain...
  26. SF Announces Villasenor-Santos For June 19
    Strikeforce has sent out a press release announcing a matchup of Joey Villasenor vs. Evangelista "Mr. Cyborg" Santos for their Strikeforce Challengers event on June 19. The matchup, originally...
  27. Roy Jones Jr. Agrees To Silva Fight Under MMA Rules
    But it probably won't happen for a while. While boxer Jones has accepted the deal for an MMA fight with current UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, UFC President Dana White said no. White says...
  28. Matt Serra's UFC 98 Video Blog
    Matt Serra's Video Blog - Episode 1 A day in the life of Matt Serra as he prepares for his UFC 98 grudge match with Matt Hughes.
  29. Howard Davis Jr.: Chuck Liddell Should Take a Year Off, Retirement Decision Should Be His to Make
    American Top Team boxing coach and Olympic gold medalist Howard Davis Jr. spoke with me about his work with Chuck Liddell prior to his UFC 97 loss against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Contrary to what some...
  30. BJ Penn video blog for May 5: UFC 101 training
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  31. Thiago Alves going the extra mile to make Georges St. Pierre pay at UFC 100
    “It’s going to be a good camp [in Colorado]. It’s going to be five weeks. We’ve got our house and everything, and all we are going to do is train and sleep and train…. It’s a title shot … I’m going...
  32. Royce Gracie talks Lesnar vs Emelianenko and no-showing UFC 100 (Video)
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  33. Paul Buentello's next fight still uncertain, Tim Sylvia possible
    When Paul Buentello (27-10) earned a third-round TKO stoppage over Kirill Sidelnikov at January's "Affliction: Day of Reckoning," "The Headhunter" felt he whad put himself in a good spot....
  34. Gonzaga vs Tuchscherer at UFC 102
    link A heavyweight bout between former contender Gabriel Gonzaga and newcomer Chris Tuchscherer is likely for UFC 102 on August 29. MMAWeekly.com learned of the match-up Wednesday through multiple...
  35. Rampage may be offered TUF 10 Coaching Spot
    Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson is being considered for a second run as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter, Fighters Only has been told by a US source. The former light-heavyweight champion was apparently a...
  36. UFC 99 Comes Under Attack From German Politicians
    A public dispute erupted yesterday after the Cologne City Council discussed the UFC's entry into Germany. Event organizers claim that the council is hell bent on foiling the upcoming event. "MMA is...
  37. Raising Cain: An interview with Cain Velasquez
    Forget everything you ever knew about heavyweight fighters in the UFC. The days of beer bellies and pear-shaped goliaths that once made a spectacle of the most watched weight class in all of combat...
  38. After UFC declines invitation, Roy Jones Jr. shut out of Strikeforce, too
    Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. continues to strike out in a search for potential homes for a mixed martial arts debut. After UFC President Dana White recently declined on promoting a potential bout...
  39. Strikeforce: Baszler booked for June 19, to face winner of Kaufman vs. Tate
    Strikeforce's commitment to women's MMA continues, as Shayna Baszler (9-5) was today announced as a participant in the organization's June 19 "Strikeforce Challengers" event in Kent, Wash. Baszler...
  40. UFC Hall Of Fame To Add Two During UFC 100 Weekend
    While who the newest members will be isn't known, it was revealed yesterday that 2 more fighters will be added to the UFC Hall Of Fame during UFC 100 weekend at the UFC Fan Expo. They will become the...
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  41. CONFIRMED: SPIKE want “Rampage” vs. Evans/Machida for TUF 10
    MMABay can reveal that the roles of season ten “Ultimate Fighter” are set to be offered to Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and the winner of the UFC 98 light heavyweight title fight between Rashad Evans...
  42. Shane Carwin Wants Whoever Holds The Belt After UFC 100
    Although he would be happy with having to perhaps go through Cheick Kongo first, Shane Carwin recently noted that his end goal is still either Brock Lesnar or Frank Mir-namely the one who leaves UFC...
  43. UFC Undisputed Projected Sales: 2 Million
    Bloomberg News has a nice piece up that gives some good insight to the numbers game behind the UFC 2009 Undisputed video game that will be hitting stores soon. The article also gives the first...
  44. Randleman-Whitehead to clash at Strikeforce
    Former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman will make his promotional debut against Mike Whitehead at Strikeforce “Lawler vs. Shields” on June 6 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Source
  45. Matt Serra's UFC 98 Video Blog - Episode 2
    Check out Day 2 of a day in the life with Matt Serra as he prepares for Matt Hughes at UFC 98 If you saw the first episode of Serra's video blog, you know how entertaining it is. In this episode...
  46. Regarding TUF 9, How Real is Reality TV?
    What are we supposed to see when we watch TUF9? Check out an interesting write up on this season of the Ultimate Fighter, and the potential bias the camera's are showing us.
  47. Hackleman, White War over Liddell’s Future
    Chuck Liddell’s recently updated Wikipedia biography refers to him as a “former” mixed martial artist. Not so fast Wiki. To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of Liddell’s retirement following his...
  48. THQ Finalizes Undisputed Roster
    THQ has released the final roster of playable characters in UFC Undisputed 2009, and it'll top out at 85 characters. In addition to confirming that EVERYONE will be able to eventually get Efrain...
  49. A Blood Called Shooto
    Nearly 25 years ago, Japanese professional wrestler Satoru Sayama -- better known as the original Tiger Mask -- had an idea about fighting, the seed of Shooto. The first-ever amateur Shooto event was...
  50. Lift The Ban Watch: South Carolina Votes Today
    Currently MMA is legal in 37 states, but as soon as today that number could grow to 38. South Carolina could be next in line, and a vote on legalizing MMA in the state is set for a vote in the state...
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