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  1. The Five Rounds Debate: Fighter Safety & Casual Fan Interest
    Yesterday, our own Mike Fagan posted an article reporting that the Nevada State Athletic Commission will decide on some new rules for MMA on August 17th. One of the rule changes set to be voted on by...
  2. CNBC's "Ultimate Fighting: Fistful of Dollars" tonight
    CNBC'S "ULTIMATE FIGHTING: FISTFUL OF DOLLARS" will premiere on Wednesday, July 29th at 10PM and 1AM ET. The documentary will re-air on Friday, July 31st at 1AM and Sunday, August 2nd at 10PM ET....
  3. Fedor to address media @ wed night presser
    Following the cancellation of "Affliction: Trilogy" and the collapse of the entire Affliction promotion, the man widely considered to be the world's top-heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko, is currently...
  4. WEC 42 To Be Online PPV For NON-NORTH AMERICAN Fans
    Although WEC actually doesn't plan to put on PPV events until sometime in 2010, they will sort of test the waters at WEC 42. The promotion will make a live online feed of the show available via the...
  5. Aleksander Emelianenko: "Vadim Finkelstein Uses Fedor for His Own Business Projects"
    In regards to strict terms of UFC contract, we asked Aleksander Emelianenko to comment: "You can deal with UFC, I know that they have flexible contract system. All these talks about "strict" contract...
  6. Fedor Emelianenko, UFC finalizing deal
    Take it for what it is worth A long-awaited agreement between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and the man considered the world's best mixed martial arts fighter, Fedor Emelianenko, is expected to...
  7. Rothwell-Gormley Moved to UFC
    Another abandoned Affliction bout has found a home. Ben Rothwell and Chase Gormley will make their Octagon debuts in a heavyweight bout at UFC 104 on Oct. 24 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles,...
  8. Gegard Mousasi signs three fight deal with Strikeforce
    Gegard Mousasi signs three fight deal with Strikeforce Fight with Babalu confirmed, but Mousasi also hints at other future sports endeavors, besides MMA.
  9. UFC nears deal with ESPN to screen MMA events on UK television
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) may have finally found a permanent home for its live programming in the United Kingdom (UK) after an abrupt end to its partnership with Setanta Sports earlier...
  10. M-1 Global Denies Rumors of UFC Deal With Fedor Emelianenko
    "I can give you a guarantee it's not accurate," said Apy Echteld of M-1 Global, a St. Petersburg, Russia-based promotion and management company of which Emelianenko is an equity stakeholder. ......
  11. The UFC absorbs twenty Affliction contracts, details to come on Friday
    The UFC have taken over the contracts of around twenty Affliction fighters following their collapse last Friday, with rumours beginning to circulate that there could be a few big names involved....
  12. Joe Daddy Stevenson: "why is Aoki down playing me?"
    Here is Joe daddy's response to Aoki's recent comments saying how he wanted Nate Diaz to win against Joe Daddy so the UFC would cut him and he would go to dream.. Why is aoki down playing me! Aoki is...
  13. ANDERSON SILVA MOVING UP, MOVING ON
    Weight – whether of the physical sort or the kind that puts pressure on a champion’s shoulders – is not slowing Anderson Silva down. During a media teleconference promoting his upcoming bout with...
  14. SOTIROPOULOS FACES TEAMMATE AT UFC 101
    Less than a month ago, lightweight George Sotiropoulos was huffing and puffing alongside George Roop at Xtreme Couture, training for a fight against Rob Emerson at UFC 101. But Emerson sustained a...
  15. Tom Atencio Discusses the Fall of Affliction Entertainment
    There are still plenty of questions surrounding the demise of Affliction Entertainment and their sudden reconciliation with the UFC. One man who can answer most of them is Tom Atencio. The vice...
  16. Will Fedor join the UFC? Who knows.
    Friday could be the day dreams come true for millions of MMA fans. UFC President Dana White is holding a conference call that day, and from various reports, the most powerful man in mixed martial...
  17. Down on its luck radio show turns to crank calling UFC pressers
    There were some real wackos from The Star-Ledger, USA Today and Honolulu Advertiser on the UFC 101 teleconference. One guy asked B.J. Penn about his career in gay porn. The USA Today writer said he...
  18. Anderson Silva To Retire From MMA After UFC Contract Is Complete, Will Box Roy Jones Jr.
    "It is undoubted that I will face Roy Jones. We have talked too much, have signed some contracts and we want to make it the sooner the better. It’s not for money or spotlight, it’s for my desire....
  19. What if UFC decides to launch heavy artillery at Mayweather-Marquez?
    Editor's Note by SC: Not ten minutes after I posted this article, the Los Angeles Times reported that Fedor will be announced as signed by the UFC on Friday. This could be more real than I expected:...
  20. Déjà vu All Over Again? Shane Nelson Hopes So
    On March 7th, Shane Nelson was living the dream. The 25 year old protégé of lightweight champion BJ Penn had just improved his UFC record to 2-0 by stopping top veteran Aaron Riley via TKO in just 44...
  21. Dan Cramer and the Virtue of Patience
    If anyone can attest to the old adage that good things come to those who wait, it’s Dan Cramer. When last we saw him, The Ultimate Fighter 7 alum was finally gearing up for his first professional MMA...
  22. U.S. Army Special Forces' Tim Kennedy quits military to focus on Strikeforce career
    Veteran middleweight fighter Tim Kennedy (10-2), who recently debuted and signed a multi-fight deal with Strikeforce, has opted to forgo his military career and will now focus solely on mixed martial...
  23. Quinton Jackson Feels Threatened by Rashad Evans
    So says, not surprisingly, Rashad Evans. In recent comments to FightHype on filming of TUF 10, Evans said the two were basically Tito Ortiz & Ken Shamrock all the time they were together in terms of...
  24. Damacio Page vs. Akitoshi Tamura Added To WEC 43 Fight Card
    A bout between two top 10 bantamweights has been signed for WEC 43 on Sept. 2 in Youngstown, Ohio. FanHouse has learned that Damacio Page (11-4) will take on former Shooto 143-pound champion Akitoshi...
  25. Los Angeles Times Reporter Sticks to Fedor Emelianenko Report
    For a brief moment on Tuesday, the MMA world held its collective breath when news broke that Fedor Emelianenko and the UFC were "finalizing" a deal. Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times reported on...
  26. UFC legend and OSU grad 'The Hammer' speaks
    The list of accolades for Mark Coleman reads like the attendee list at a Harvard alumni dinner: • NCAA wrestling champion at Ohio State second place in the 1991 World Freestyle Wrestling...
  27. UFC 101: Josh Neer is ’sick of fighting guys who want to hit and run’
    “I’m expecting a tough fight. He’s well-rounded a lot like I am, but I think he’s more like a Jiu Jitsu guy more than a standup guy. I think he will stand a little bit to set up his shots to take me...
  28. UFC Quick Quote: ‘Relaxed’ Forrest Griffin hoping to make contact on August 8
    “I don’t know if you’re going to get Anderson out of his game. He’s a cool, calm, relaxed guy. Very focused. He seems to have a good plan for every fight and sticks to it. I think what you can’t do...
  29. Stephan Bonnar ready to erase memory of Mark Coleman loss, would happily fight Tito Ortiz
    We've all heard the rumors of Tito Ortiz's possible return to the UFC. UFC light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar has heard them, too. Bonnar, who recently dropped a unanimous decision to Mark Coleman at...
  30. WEC AND UFC BACK-TO-BACK LIKELY IN FUTURE
    It’s not especially convenient logistically for Zuffa, LLC, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and World Extreme Cagefighting, to have the two promotions running events on...
  31. Jeff Monson Pleads Guilty to Vandalism
    Former UFC title challenger Jeff Monson pleaded guilty Tuesday to malicious mischief stemming from his charge for vandalizing the Washington State Capital, the AP reports. Monson entered an Alford...
  32. Fedor To headline EA sports MMA game- still in Negotiatons with the UFC -and others
    http://mmajunkie.com/news/15669/fedor-emelianenko-to-headline-ea-sports-videogame-currently-negotiating-with-ufc.mma I am slowly losing hope on Fedor coming to the UFC personally.
  33. Hieron-Diaz for Strikeforce title
    MMAWeekly.com sources on Wednesday confirmed that Jay Hieron has signed a new multi-fight contract with Strikeforce that will put him on the promotion’s Aug. 15 event “Carano vs. Cyborg.” He will...
  34. Paul Daley signs multi fight UFC deal
    British fighter Paul Daley (21-8-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has reportedly signed a four-fight deal with the UFC and will join the organization's roster of welterweight fighters. LINKAGE I'm personally looking...
  35. A Look into the UFC's offer to Fedor
    A look into the UFC's offer to Fedor Wondering just what Zuffa offered Fedor Emelianenko? Check out the link to see what the offer from the UFC looked like!
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  36. What the UFC Offered Fedor Emelianenko (Dave Meltzer Update)
    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2009/7/29/968573/report-what-the-ufc-offered-fedor
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  37. Coty Wheeler vs. Charlie Valencia Signed For WEC 43
    With WEC 42 this weekend, the promotion is wasting little time filling up the WEC 43 card. Coty Wheeler vs. Charlie Valencia is the latest addition, making 7 fights official so far for the event....
  38. BARNETT RESPONDS TO STEROID ALLEGATIONS
    A representative of embattled heavyweight Josh Barnett on Wednesday broke her silence after a California State Athletic Commission drug test allegedly flagged him as a steroid user, effectively...
  39. MATT LINDLAND ON AFFLICTION, LESNAR & MORE
    Like it or not Matt “The Law” Lindland calls it likes he sees it. Whether it’s his own career or commenting on the world around him, Lindland is not one to sugarcoat things. So when Affliction...
  40. Fedor Emelianenko Gives No Reason to Think He'll Sign With UFC
    The heavyweight champion of mixed martial arts and the sport's biggest promoter appear to have a major sticking point in negotiations that will keep them from coming together any time soon. Fedor...
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  41. Emelianenko team: More to MMA than UFC
    The difficulties that the Ultimate Fighting Championship has in trying to sign Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko can be traced back to one prevailing attitude among his management team. "The UFC...
  42. Fight Path: For XFC's big man Chris Barnett, martial arts was a family affair
    Chris Barnett was a solid 320 pounds when went into the Xtreme Fighting Championships tryout in October. The Tampa gym was busy with fighters who wanted a shot at MMA, especially in an organization...
  43. UFC is no longer interested in Andrei Arlovski
    Of all the fighters to recently exit the UFC, Andrei Arlovski was the guy that Dana White stated he was not pleased to see depart. Back in December 2008 when asked about Arlovski, White said, “In...
  44. WEC 43: Richard Crunkilton vs Dave Jansen in the works for Sept. 2
    A lightweight battle between former WEC lightweight number one contender Richard “Cleat” Crunkilton (16-2) and Dave Jansen (12-0) is being assembled for the WEC 43 card at the Covelli Center in...
  45. DREAM.11 featherweight grand prix semifinals officially announced, reserve bout set
    As previously revealed during HDNet's broadcast of DREAM.10, the organization's featherweight grand prix semifinal matchups, set to take place in October at DREAM.11, include Bibiano Fernandes (5-2)...
  46. ESPN Will Show UFC in UK, Ireland
    ESPN announced on Thursday that it has secured multiyear UK and Ireland rights to air the UFC, filling a void that was created when the UFC's previous UK TV partner went out of business. STORY
  47. The Case Against Fedor Emelianenko Signing With the UFC
    It’s the David Axelrod graduate school of marketing here, but it also helps to have willing participants ready and able to carry your water. (Carmichael Dave is on KHTK in Sacramento and Dana White...
  48. Jeff Monson Pleads Guilty, Could Get Jail
    MMA Heavyweight Jeff Monson has entered an Alford plea on charges stemming from an incident of spray-painting an anarchist symbol on the Washington State capitol. Under an Alford plea, a defendant...
  49. THQ exec: "UFC Undisputed" videogame heading to the Nintento Wii platform
    THQ and the UFC's popular videogame franchise "UFC Undisputed," which debuted earlier this year with a 2009 installment, will soon head to the Nintendo Wii platform. Link
  50. STRIKEFORCE IN THE RUNNING FOR FEDOR
    The CEO of Strikeforce recently returned from a vacation in Italy to find Emelianenko a sudden free agent after the collapse of Affliction. His own event, “Carano vs. Cyborg” on Aug. 15, had...
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