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  1. MMA Quick Quote: Anderson Silva will assume the (missionary) position at UFC 117
    "Anderson, you are going to be on your back more than a pornstar with a mortgage." Fighter, Realtor and now stand-up comic Chael Sonnen has a little message for Anderson Silva heading into their...
  2. Verbal Agreements For Charlie Brenneman vs. Johny Hendricks At UFC 117
    A matchup between welterweights Charlie Brenneman and Johny Hendricks is in the works and will be part of August's UFC 117 event. Verbal agreements are in place, paperwork will be done shortly. It's...
  3. Rashad: Haters Are Gonna Hate, But I Gotta Get Back To Doing Me
    In an appearance on this week's episode of Pro MMA Radio ahead of Saturday's UFC 114, Rashad Evans told host Larry Pepe earlier this week that the days of caring about what are people thought of him...
  4. 'Rampage' Jackson ESPN Sportscenter video: 'I wasn't surprised Rashad called me an Uncle Tom'
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  5. Tito Ortiz Had Neck Fusion Surgery
    According to Dave Meltzer, Tito Ortiz was finally allowed to speak on his neck injury after last night's edition of The Ultimate Fighter aired. Ortiz revealed that he had neck fusion surgery on March...
  6. TAC Targets 5 For Disciplinary Action Following SF Brawl
    The Tennessee Athletic Commission is considering disciplinary action – including fines and suspensions – for five individuals following a post-event brawl at the April 17 "Strikeforce: Nashville"...
  7. Trio of Fighters Leave American Top Team
    Heading into his fight this weekend against UFC newcomer Cyrille Diabate, Luis "Banha" Cane tells TATAME that he feels that he is better prepared than ever thanks in large part to his recent move to...
  8. Alan Belcher and Demian Maia to Meet at UFN 22
    In a follow-up to Belcher's desire to fight more notable talent, singling out recent title contender Demian Maia: "A middleweight match-up between Alan Belcher and Demian Maia has been verbally...
  9. Diaz Thinks He's No. 1 Pound-for-Pound, Better Than GSP
    You won't find many people who think Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz is a better mixed martial artist than UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. But Diaz thinks he's better than...
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  10. DANA WHITE: "We're probably going to end up doing 100 fights a year."
    The UFC’s global expansion has been a goal of the promotion for several years. Stretching out into England, German, Australia, and many other areas has kept everyone in the industry on their toes,...
  11. DANA WHITE: "If you don’t like it, and you’re not into it, f*** it—don’t watch it"
    Everybody has an opinion on Dana White. Just bring up his name next time you are out on the town and see what happens. “Guy’s an idiot,” “ignorant loudmouth,” “super nice guy,” “one of the most real...
  12. Joey Beltran vs. Matt Mitrione Scheduled For UFC 119
    In a recent interview, a briefclip of which has been posted on bjpenn.com, Joey Beltran confirmed that he will be fighting Matt Mitrione at UFC 119. Mitrione is coming off his big victory over Kimbo...
  13. UFC president Dana White still interested in Strikeforce's Nick Diaz
    White told UFC fans today that he's still interested in Diaz, the older brother of current UFC lightweight Nate Diaz, just hours before the brash welterweight headlines DREAM.14 in Japan against...
  14. Former UFC champ Matt Hughes latest UFC Hall of Fame inductee
    link LAS VEGAS – Nine-time UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes today was named the eighth and latest UFC Hall of Fame inductee. After a brief presentation on his achievements, 36-year-old Hughes...
  15. Aoki vs. Kawajiri Set for DREAM 15
    "Shinya Aoki vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri was officially announced by DREAM during the broadcast of DREAM 14. The fight will take place at DREAM 15 and will be for Aoki's DREAM Lightweight title." link
  16. UFC Will Honor Suspension If Diaz Punished
    The bad decisions surrounding the Strikeforce brawl in April may affect a UFC fighter's upcoming bout in August depending on what the Tennessee Athletic Commission ultimately decides. Nate Diaz, who...
  17. Beerbohm vs. Thompson For June SF Now Off
    A proposed Lyle Beerbohm vs. Josh Thomson fight for one of Strikeforce's upcoming June events will not happen. Beerbohm's manager said he won't be able to fight due to an elbow injury suffered...
  18. UFC 114 Fighter Payouts
    The NSAC has announced the official fighter payouts from UFC 114. The total disclosed payouts were $1,371,000 with the biggest share-$435,000-going to Rashad Evans. Article
  19. UFC 114 winner Rashad Evans says wrestling-oriented fight style here to stay
    Like many wrestlers who begin acquiring standup skills and have success in the striking department, Rashad Evans found himself more and more comfortable on his feet. But in his two most recent...
  20. MMA Live presence on ESPN 2 extended to August 2010
    Congratulations are in order for Jon Anik, Kenny Florian, Franklin McNeil, and the countless others at ESPN who played a significant role in the development and production of MMA Live over the last...
  21. Bellator 115-LBs Women's Tourney Taking Shape
    Bellator Fighting Championships recently began a push into women’s mixed martial arts announcing the signing of Megumi Fuji and Rosi Sexton, widely regarded as two of the top female fighters in the...
  22. Is Sonnen in Silva's Head?
    Apparently Anderson Silva is fed up with Chael Sonnen's pre-fight posturing and he wants his Team Quest opponent to lay off. In the above interview with Pro MMA Radio, Sonnen recalls a tense...
  23. Ortiz Still With UFC, Liddell Fight Could Still Happen
    The last episode of “The Ultimate Fighter" ended with UFC president Dana White telling Chuck Liddell that Tito Ortiz pulled out of their proposed fight in June. While this week's episode is sure to...
  24. Diego Sanchez Looked Soft At 170
    And according to Dana White, he doesn't belong at Welterweight. ""I don't think Diego belongs at 170. I think it's easier to be at 170. He looked soft. He looked real lethargic and slow and heavy....
  25. Toronto, Pittsburgh Possible For December's UFC WW Title Fight
    Whether it's the champion or the challenger, it looks like someone in December's Josh Koscheck vs. George St. Pierre UFC Welterweight Title fight will likely have home-cage advantage. Dana White says...
  26. Cole Miller vs. Ross Pearson Possible For UFN 22
    A Lightweight matchup between Cole Miller and Ross Pearson is currently under consideration for UFN 22 in September. Ariel Helwani first broke the proposed matchup late last week and both sides have...
  27. Acting Is Kind Of Gay...
    And evidently being coddled on the set of "The A-Team" is not the kind of treatment that sits well with Quinton Jackson. "Acting is kind of gay. It makes you soft. You got all these people combing...
  28. Brilz OK With Nog Fight, Plans To Be Finisher
    You would think losing a close split decision in the biggest fight of his career would have Jason Brilz down in the dumps, but nothing could be farther from the truth. After coming close, but falling...
  29. Cage-fighter jailed over £53m Kent Securitas raid
    A cage-fighter has been jailed in Morocco for his part in the UK's biggest cash raid at a Securitas depot. Lee Murray, 30, originally from south London, was named during the trial of other gang...
  30. Despite win, UFC 114's Cyrille Diabate sees too many mistakes in performance
    Cyrille Diabate sat in the UFC media center and got instant feedback on his performance as the big-screen TV replayed his UFC 114 fight with Luiz Cane. Diabate, who hails from Paris, sat stone-faced...
  31. If Ya' Can't Beat 'Em...Urijah Faber to Drop to Bantamweight
    In an interview with ProMMARadio this weekend, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber confirmed that he will be dropping down to bantamweight to test the 135-pound waters. “From the sound of...
  32. Manager: Nate Diaz "probably" will pay expected brawl fine to assure UFC 118 fight
    UFC lightweight Nate Diaz likely will pay a $7,500 fine he expects the Tennessee Athletic Commission to hand down so he can avoid any possible hiccups to a scheduled fight with Marcus Davis. Diaz,...
  33. UFC 114 Medical Suspensions
    The NSAC has posted the official results from UFC 114, which also reveal the medical suspensions coming out of the event. Article
  34. Bellator's Joe Warren eyes 145-pound title, but bantamweight and DREAM also on tap
    Bellator Fighting Championships featherweight contender Joe Warren (4-1 MMA, 2-0 BFC) has impressed MMA observers in his current run with a controlling style and an unrelenting pace. But despite a...
  35. Love or hate him, chances are you don't really know "TUF 12" coach Josh Koscheck
    Between a healthy need for revenge, a tense relationship with UFC president Dana White, and a promise to call it like he sees it, Josh Koscheck thinks "The Ultimate Fighter 12" is going to be a good...
  36. Dana White Confirms Jens Pulver's Release From WEC
    Ending speculation, Dana White confirmed Saturday to MMA Fighting that Jens Pulver has been released by Zuffa. A report first surfaced nearly two weeks ago that the World Extreme Cagefighting...
  37. Not Retired, Phil Baroni Will Look to 'Enjoy' UFC 118 Fight
    After a loss in his UFC return last November and a premature retirement announcement last Friday, Phil Baroni says he will make sure he enjoys himself when he takes on John Salter at UFC 118 on Aug....
  38. Report: Kim Couture arrested for domestic violence after allegedly choking personal assistant
    Kim Couture, female mixed martial artist and ex-wife of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, was arrested for domestic violence over the weekend stemming from an attack on her personal assistant...
  39. Rampage: I've got to make a decision, MMA or movies
    "I’m really ashamed of myself that I fell victim to ring rust. Emotions had nothing to do with it.” “I focused really hard and I trained really hard on this fight, but me having this damn movie and...
  40. A "Frustrated" Todd Duffee Had A "Horrible" Game Plan Against Mike Russow
    And he took to The Underground message board to explain what happened. "It was on the temple I felt the shot...it just shut down the cns system couldnt use my arms to catch my fall or anything i was...
  41. Clint Godfrey Off WEC 49, Replacement Search On
    With a little more than two weeks until the WEC makes its Canadian debut with the Versus-broadcast WEC 49 event, the fight promotion is going to have to secure a fighter on short notice. Clint...
  42. Paul Kelly vs. Jakob Volkmann Moved To UFC On Versus 2
    A Lightweight match between Paul Kelly & Jakob Volkmann scheduled for UFC 116 has now been moved back to UFC On Versus 2 on August 1. Word broke today that Kelly will not be able to make it to 116...
  43. Paulo Filho Calls Out Mauricio Rua
    Seriously. That's what he told Graciemag is in his future plans. "I couldn’t miss the chance to challenge [Shogun]. I want to fight him and feel the pressure up close by the end of my career. That’s...
  44. Strikeforce: Le vs. Smith Set For 6/26, Thomson Faces Healy
    Although an official announcement hasn't been made yet, Strikeforce has confirmed Scott Smith vs. Cung Le for the 6/26 SF/M-1 Global event. Additionally, SF has announced that Josh Thomson will face...
  45. UFC Plans Return To Germany
    Die UFC ist wieder nach Deutschland kommen. Translation: The UFC is coming back to Germany. After a successful first show in 2009, it appears the promotion will be heading back to Germany sooner...
  46. Match-Ups Announced for July 5th K-1 WORLD MAX
    FEG today announced the match-ups for the 2010 Under 63 kg Japan Tournament Finals and three matches for the Under 70 kg World Tournament to be held on July 5th at Yoyogi Stadium 1st, Tokyo, Japan....
  47. M-1 Global: Ron Keslar vs. Magomed Shikshabekov Added To Fedor vs. Werdum Event
    Strikeforce and M-1 Global's co-promotion relationship won't end with just Fedor Emelianenko. M-1 Global officials announced late Wednesday night that six-time M-1 Challenge veteran Magomed...
  48. UFC 114 Early Estimate: 925K PPV Buys
    It appears that in the over/under with regards to Dana White's prediction of 850,000 PPV buys for UFC 114, the over is going to win. While not yet official, the early estimate is Saturday's event did...
  49. Bennett Off SF LA, Heun To Face Noons
    KJ Noons won't get his Charles Bennett rematch after all. Noons has confirmed that Bennett is now off the 6/26 Strikeforce LA card for undisclosed reasons. Bennett was previously booked to appear...
  50. UFC 117 Official For 8/7
    UFC officially announced UFC 117 yesterday for August 7 in Oakland, CA at Oracle Arena. Headlining the event is a long-rumored middleweight title fight between UFC middleweight champion Anderson...
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