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  1. UFC Windy City Debut Likely For 2008
    With recent legislation that would allow the sanctioning of MMA nearing completion in the Illinois General Assembly, Chicago MMA fans have something huge looming in the horizon - the Ultimate...
  2. Am Update - May 31
    We move into Thursday with a nine-fight card nearly settled on for this Saturday’s K-1 “Dynamite!! USA.” With three fighters denied licenses in California and numerous drops and substitutions, the...
  3. Are Short Main Events Bad For MMA?
    It seems the only people who think UFC 71 was a failure are the sort of mainstream national sports media columnists who never want to take a moment to learn something out of their wheelhouse, and...
  4. To The Maistream Press, Re: MMA
    It has taken forever for the mainstream press to not only pay attention to MMA, but to accept it as well. Now we've got their attention, but there's a new problem: arrogance. LINK This Is The Article...
  5. WEC To Make Televised Debut On Versus This Weekend
    The World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) organization makes its televised debut on Sunday June 3rd at 6pm PT/ 9pm ET LIVE on Versus (find Versus in your area) with WEC 27. LINK
  6. Liddell Goes Down; UFC With Him?
    This was the time for the UFC to breakthrough. It's most marketable star, Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell, had his Light Heavyweight belt on the line in one of the most hyped UFC events of all time. LINK
  7. Liddell Admits To After-Hours Rounds Before Bout With Jackson
    Chuck Liddell admits he made after-hours rounds of Las Vegas nightclubs in the week before his Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight title defense against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. LINK
  8. StrictlyMMA: K-1/Elite XC Dynamite Preview
    Despite numerous card changes and the fact that FEG had trouble securing a promoters license, K-1/ Elite XC Dynamite will take place this Saturday. The card has been incredibly weakened from what was...
  9. UFC 73: Stacked - finalized fight card announced
    UFC.com’s Thomas Gerbasi announced today that the full fight card for UFC 73: Stacked has been finalized. UFC 73 is scheduled for Saturday July 7, 2007 and takes place in Sacramento’s ARCO Arena. You...
  10. NBC Sports: What's next for Chuck Liddell?
    NBC Sports' Tiffany Simons and Mike Chiappetta review UFC 71 and look at what is next for Chuck Liddell. LINK
  11. "Rampage" Jackson appearing on The Best Damn Sports Show Period, 1 June
    http://msn.foxsports.com/bestdamn The show airs on FSN at 11:00pm. They're fans of MMA, and have had Wanderlei, Chuck, Bas, Miletich and others on before. It's usually a good time. EDIT: Actually, it...
  12. Marcelo Garcia K-1 bound
    credit: the fight network By Loretta Hunt (loretta@thefightnetwork.com) Brazilian jiu-jitsu phenomenon and multi-time Abu Dhabi champion Marcelo Garcia has been announced as the newest acquisition of...
  13. Exclusive Interview w/ UFC Fighter Tyson Griffin
    MMANews.com's Chris Howie caught up with UFC Lightweight fighter Tyson Griffin to discuss his upcoming bout at UFC 72 against Clay Guida, among a number of other topics. Below is a complete...
  14. Kimo Speaks On NEF's 'World's Toughest Man' Contest
    Living legend Kimo Leopoldo, the undisputed superstar of New Era Fighting, has offered his opinion on what it's going to take to win NEF's "World Toughest Man" contest, as well as his feelings about...
  15. Paulo Filho To Sign 4 Fight Deal With WEC?
    The black belt from BTT Paulão Filho guaranteed that he is close to do a deal with the event WEC, World Extreme Challenge, which is leaded by UFC. LINK
  16. Results From K-1/EXC "Dynamite!! USA" Weigh-Ins
    The following are the results from the K-1/EXC "Dynamite!! USA" official weigh-ins, held earlier today for their show tomorrow night in Los Angeles: LINK
  17. Craig Zellner Looks to Stop the Stann Express on Sunday
    Unless you’ve been in a cave for the last couple of weeks, you probably know who Brian Stann is. LINK
  18. Five Ounces of Pain: UFC light Heavyweight Crystal Ball
    Before UFC 71, the UFC's light heavyweight division was the most stable of all the promotion's weight classes. The formula was fairly straightforward: Find a marketable opponent for then-champion...
  19. On Upsets and Title Changes
    You've heard a lot about the recent spate of upsets in mixed martial arts, which was punctuated by 4-1 underdog Houston Alexander's devastating 48-second thrashing of Keith Jardine at UFC 71. LINK
  20. StrictlyMMA Preview: IFL Washington
    The IFL enters the stretch run of their regular season with this Friday's card at the Everett Events Center in Everett, Washington. This card features matchups between two teams on the verge of...
  21. Is Pride Really Finished?
    I just noticed a post on Zach Arnold's FightOpinion.com where he talks about an online Japanese blog that reveals some very telling facts about the current state of the Pride Fighting Championships....
  22. Rolls of Bureaucratic Red Tape and Accusations of Racism Keep....
    ..............UFC light-heavyweight champ from fighting in Canada. The Ultimate Fighting Championship's newest king is convinced racism is behind the reason he's not allowed into Canada. LINK
  23. Five Ounces of Pain: An interview with Urijah Faber
    Mixed martial arts has come under greater scrutiny now that it's attracting more mainstream media attention. Pundits who criticize the sport usually resort to the ignorant stereotype that mixed...
  24. Sokoudjou interview
    .html]Link His two upsets not-with-standing, he talks a lot of crap for a relative newcomer. Not about himself, but disrespects Fedor and Shogun
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  25. Shogun Rua Interview in Denmark after UFC 71
    Shogun Rua did a short five-minute interview where he talked about his contract with the UFC, discussed the outcome of UFC 71, and the possible future of him and Wanderlei in the 205 division of the...
  26. Aurelio signs with the UFC
    Marcus Aurelio has signed a four fight contract with the UFC. Link
  27. It’s back to work for Liddell
    link If everything had gone as planned -- as it has for his last seven fights, a span of over three years -- Chuck Liddell would be kicking back right now in the midst of one well-earned vacation....
  28. Johnnie Morton Suspended By The California State Athletic Commission
    link According to the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), the 28 year old former NFL wide receiver Johnnie Morton refused to take a post Dynamite urine analysis. The CSAC indefinitely...
  29. Are short main events bad for MMA?
    link It seems the only people who think UFC 71 was a failure are the sort of mainstream national sports media columnists who never want to take a moment to learn something out of their wheelhouse,...
  30. On upsets and title changes
    link You've heard a lot about the recent spate of upsets in mixed martial arts, which was punctuated by 4-1 underdog Houston Alexander's devastating 48-second thrashing of Keith Jardine at UFC 71....
  31. UFC on the rise!
    link UFC DEBUTS ON COVER OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED UFC 71 TOPS YAHOO! BUZZ, ESPN POLL AND BREAKS UFC.COM RECORDS
  32. THIS JUST IN: XYIENCE FOUNDER BEGINS BAILOUT
    link Lawsuits are mounting against Xyience, Inc., and the new posterboy product is Xenergy. Hanging their hopes on an energy drink, they’re trying to save their future. Chuck Liddell is fired up...
  33. Nevada State Athletic Commission will have their monthly meeting.
    On Thursday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission will have their monthly meeting. Two interesting notes in their agenda list: 1) Zuffa LLC wants a waiver for a reality TV event and 2) K-1 wants to...
  34. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic To Retire When Contract Expires
    link This week Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic announced he is currently planning on retiring when his contract expires following 4 more UFC fights. His next fight will be on September 8th in London at...
  35. Report: Another former Pride fighter headed to UFC
    link Someone posting under the official American Top Team account on the Underground forum at MMA.TV is claiming that ATT fighter Marcus "Maximus" Aurelio has signed a four fight contract with the...
  36. Chris Leben still under contract
    link As some of you will recall, UFC middleweight fighter Chris Leben is no longer with Team Quest (he actually had been splitting time at another camp even before he left) and has accepted a head...
  37. Mir off of UFC 74 card
    link It appears that the rumored rematch between former UFC heavyweight champions Tim Sylvia and Frank Mir which had been talked about for UFC 74 on August 25 in Las Vegas is off. MMAWeekly.com had...
  38. Rampage Not Allowed in Canada
    link Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, who defeated Chuck Liddell for the Ultimate Fighting Championship last week, is ready to enjoy the spoils -- but he won't be enjoying them in Canada. In a story in...
  39. Frank Shamrock Open Workout
    link From the Frank Shamrock Myspace: Come watch Frank Shamrock train for his June 22nd fight against Phil "New York BadAss" Baroni !! Maurice Smith, Tony DeMaria (Frank's boxing coach) and other...
  40. Noah Thomas Interview
    link MMAbuzz.com had the opportunity to interview The Ultimate Fighter 5®'s Noah Thomas. Noah grew up in Colorado Springs and now lives in Fort Collins, where he also goes to college
  41. Rizzo to defend IFA title against Monson at Art of War 3
    link Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo is set to defend his IFA heavyweight title June 30 against Jeff Monson in the main event of Art of War 3 “USA vs. Brazil” from the American Airlines Arena in Dallas,...
  42. Ruediger pulled from Dynamite USA card
    link Just when you thought things couldn't get any crazier in regard to this Saturday's K-1 Dynamite USA card, something new happens that completely boggles the mind. Former TUF 5 contestant Gabe...
  43. Evan Tanner added to a UFC card in September
    link Evan Tanner (32-6 MMA, 11-4 UFC) has been added to a UFC card in September according to UFCjunkie.com sources inside Tanner’s camp at Chute Boxe USA. Potential targets in September would be UFC...
  44. Sean Salmon Discusses UFC 71 Loss
    link Losing to Alan Belcher was not something that ever crossed my mind. Perhaps that is why I lost; I did not respect his ability to beat me. I truly believed that it was going to be a two-minute...
  45. Belfort update
    link Vitor Belfort is doing fine. Resting his body after the easy victory over Ivan Serati at Cage Rage 21, on the 21st of April (where the Brazilian got the takedown, took the back and ended the...
  46. Another loss for Mike Tyson Ex-champion is barred from leaving Arizona
    link It wasn’t quite a knockout, but Mike Tyson suffered another harsh blow in his already tumultuous life yesterday. The ex-world heavyweight boxing champion was barred by the state justice...
  47. D-day for Hermes in UFC
    link The Brazilian is training hard and studying Sherk for title fight Hermes Franca has a date set to carry out his dream. On the July seventh, he will enter the octagon to fight for the...
  48. UFC swings, misses in staging Sims-Thomas fight
    link So much for White's hard line and ensuring the integrity of the sport. This is nothing short of amazing. Let's recap for a minute, shall we? • Unsanctioned fight. • Sucker punch. • Intoxicated...
  49. Franklin talks upcoming UFC 72 bout against Okami
    link After a disappointing loss to Anderson Silva last October, Rich Franklin got back to his winning ways by defeating Jason MacDonald at UFC 68 in March of this year. Scheduled to fight Martin...
  50. K-1 Claims "Dynamite!!" Broke Attendance Records
    link The following is the press release K-1 sent out after the conclusion of their "Dynamite!! USA" event on Saturday night at the L.A. Coliseum:
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