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DENNIS HALLMAN SIGNS FOR ANOTHER UFC RETURN
(mmaweekly.com)
Sometimes the fourth time is the charm. That’s what veteran welterweight Dennis “Superman” Hallman is hoping with the recent announcement of his new contact. “I just signed a four-fight deal with the UFC and it’s good to be back with MMA’s premier organization,” Hallman announced to MMAWeekly.com. “I’m prepared to come in there and perform to the best of my abilities and climb back up the ranks.” Having been four years since Hallman last appeared at a UFC event, he feels much has changed within him to make this next run more successful than previous ones. “I’m a more mature Dennis Hallman,” he stated. “I think I’m better prepared physically and mentally to compete at a high level.
Submitted Aug 12, 2009 5:40AM by mentalcase - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tamdan McCrory released by UFC
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
This one gets a big WTF from me. Tamdan McCrory has been let go by the UFC following a split decision defeat at the hands of John Howard at UFC 101. Apparently a representative of “The Barn Cat” was notified of the release by UFC matchmaker Joe Silva sometime Monday evening according to a recent report on the Underground News. McCrory earned a reputation as a tougher than nails, well rounded mixed martial artist during his time with the UFC where he put together a respectable record of 3-3 while compiling wins over the likes of Pete Spratt and Luke Cummo, and dropping bouts to Akihiro Gono and Dustin Hazelett.
Submitted Aug 12, 2009 4:16AM by Kpro - 26 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
"Blown ACL" forces Chris Lytle out of UFC Fight Night 19 main-card bout
(mmajunkie.com)
A knee injury has forced UFC veteran Chris Lytle (27-17-5 MMA, 6-9 UFC) out of a scheduled UFC Fight Nigh 19 bout with Carlos Condit.
Submitted Aug 12, 2009 1:00AM by StorminYourman - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
- NOT SO FAST, ANDERSON STILL WANTS TO SWING
(mmaweekly.com)
- NOT SO FAST, ANDERSON STILL WANTS TO SWING Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - by Ken Pishna - MMAWeekly.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hot on the heels of reports that Anderson Silva had acquired a permanent taste for the 205-pound division, it appears that the most dominant middleweight champion in UFC history isn’t quite ready to relinquish his thrown at 185. A recent column by Yahoo! Sports writer Dan Wetzel stated that Silva’s manager, Ed Soares, told UFC President Dana White that his client was willing to make the move to light heavyweight permanent, even if it meant dropping his middleweight belt in the process. Not so Soares told MMAWeekly.com, saying he’s not sure where that information was drawn from. I actually agree with what he says at the end of the article about pairing up henderson with the maia/marquardt winner and producing a clear #1 contender...with so few fights left on his contract and the desire to retire and fight Roy Jones Jr...it would be way better for the fans if he fought again at lhw or even Wanderlai at a catchweight...and then after the dust settles he can fight the number one contender at mw
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 6:37PM by sclasclemski - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Matt Veach Off UFC 102, Marcus Aurelio Returns As Replacement
(mmajunkie.com)
Matt Veach is now off UFC 102 due to a back injury. Apparently it was an injury he suffered back as a collegiate wrestler and re-aggravated it recently. He was to have faced Evan Dunham. Marcus Aurelio, who was cut after 2 losses in a row left him at 2-3 in UFC, will return to the promotion as the replacement. Aurelio has gone 2-0 since leaving UFC.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 6:21PM by DCRage - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White still uncertain whether Chuck Liddell's retirement is permanent
(mmajunkie.com)
Is Chuck Liddell really retired? It seems the man who first announced the former champion's career conclusion isn't even sure these days. After a knockout loss to Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 97 in April, UFC president Dana White announced in a post-fight press conference that Liddell had entered the octagon for the final time. Now, though, he hasn't completely shut the door on hios longtime friend and former manager fighting once more. "He's a huge superstar, and we could still sell lots of tickets (with Liddell)," White said in April. "But I don't care about that. I care about him. I care about his health, and it's over, man. It's over."
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 4:24PM by emfleek - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Strikeforce To Stream Saturday's Event Online
(411mania.com)
Strikeforce has announced that in addition to airing live on Showtime Saturday, they will stream the event live online. The online stream, available for pre-order starting Wednesday for $24.95, will feature the live Showtime broadcast and replays through August 20, live audio and color commentary and the exclusive "CageCam". The stream will be available in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan and Brazil.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 1:28PM by DCRage - 7 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
UFC 101 Medical Suspensions
(mmajunkie.com)
The PSAC today handed out the medical suspensions from UFC 101. 6 fighters in all were suspended, generally they were for 30 days although Tamdan McCrory & Kenny Florian got 45 days and will need medical clearance before fighting again.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 12:38PM by DCRage - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dan Miragliotta Defends Stoppage of Johny Hendricks Amir Sadollah Fight at UFC 101
(bloodyelbow.com)
"When you get to see the fight in slow motion, you can see that [Amir Sadollah (1-1)] was out and then, after a couple of strikes, wakes back up and starts trying to stand back up," UFC referee Dan Miragliotta told Fighters.com Sunday night in response to the outrage here and across the MMA media after John Hendricks (6-0) TKO’d the charasmatic The Ultimate Fighter 7 champ Sadollah in 29 seconds in Hendricks’s Octagon debut at UFC 101 in Philadelphia Saturday.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 11:34AM by emfleek - 29 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ed Herman vs. Aaron Simpson rebooked, moved and official for UFC 102
(mmajunkie.com)
A middleweight bout between Ed Herman and Aaron Simpson takes place at the Aug. 29 UFC 102 event at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. Herman and Simpson, slated to meet at UFC Fight Night 19 before a series of opponent switches briefly had them committed to other fights, now meet on the preliminary card of UFC 102. The UFC today officially announced the fight.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 11:32AM by emfleek - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tim Sylvia vs. Jason Riley to headline September 18 Adrenaline event
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
A heavyweight match-up between Tim Sylvia and Jason Riley has been booked for an Adrenaline event scheduled to take place on September 18. The news of the bout comes courtesy of Jason Riley himself, who confirmed the fight on his Myspace account, stating, “I will be fighting Tim Sylvia on September 18. It will be the main event for Adrenaline. It will be aired on HDNET Fights. Over 11 million people will be watching. If interested in sponsoring me please contact me on Myspace with all your contact info and I will have my manager get a hold of you. Thanks again for everyones support.”
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:11AM by emfleek - 9 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Dana White Vlogs Removed From YouTube, Will Not Continue
(bloodyelbow.com)
As of yesterday, all of Dana White's video blogs on the UFC channel were removed: Carmichael Dave talks to Dana White: "I made the decision not to do the blogs anymore." "I am the one that took them down" said White. "They were fun while they lasted, and thanks to everyone for the support."
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:08AM by emfleek - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
MMA Top 10 Bantamweights: Brian Bowles Is the Best in the World
(mma.fanhouse.com)
For the first time in a very, very long time, Miguel Torres is not the best bantamweight in mixed martial arts. No, Brian Bowles, who dominated Torres in a first-round knockout Sunday night at WEC 42, is now the best of the bantamweights.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:07AM by emfleek - 4 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
SURGERY PUTS PATRICK COTE OUT UNITL 2010
(mmaweekly.com)
It is quickly approaching a year since Patrick Cote injured his knee in a failed attempt to capture the UFC middleweight belt from current champion Anderson Silva. And it is starting to look like it may approach a year-and-a-half before the Canadian is able to fight again.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:06AM by emfleek - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
U.S. OLYMPIAN DANIEL CORMIER HEADING INTO MMA
(mmaweekly.com)
Two-time U.S. Olympian Daniel Cormier is the next decorated American wrestler to transition to MMA. Management group Zinkin Entertainment announced on Monday that Cormier has signed to join the ranks of a client list that includes Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin, Jon Fitch, Mike Swick, and other established mixed martial artists
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:05AM by emfleek - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
DAN MILLER NOW SLATED TO FACE C.B. DOLLAWAY
(mmaweekly.com)
The changes for the UFC Fight Night 19 card in Oklahoma City continue to roll in as MMAWeekly.com has confirmed with sources close to the fight that Dan Miller is now set to square off against C.B. Dollaway in a middleweight match-up. Originally, Dan Miller was stepping in as a replacement for Ed Herman to face Arizona Combat Sports fighter Aaron Simpson. Herman had been tabbed to face Wilson Gouveia at UFC 102 in Portland.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:04AM by emfleek - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WEC 42 Medical Suspensions
(boxing.nv.gov)
The NSAC has posted the official WEC 42 results on its website, which also reveal the medical suspensions coming out of the event.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 6:48AM by DCRage - 1 comment
Filed under: WEC
 
New Frankie "The Answer" Edgar Interview
(punchdrunkgamer.com)
The Official Radio Partner of PunchDrunkGamer, TakeDown Wrestling Radio’s Scott Casber recently talked with the UFC’s Frankie Edgar. Scott and Frankie talk about Edgar’s recent win over Sean Sherk, his battle with Hermes Franca and the difference that his background and continued involvement in wrestling has made in his mixed martial arts career so far.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 3:58AM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, Miscellaneous, General MMA
 
Gina Carano talks Cris Cyborg, woman's MMA, sex tapes, and more!
(demandmma.com)
Check out the video to see Gina Carano talk about her upcoming bout with Cris Cyborg, weight issues, sex tapes, and more!
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 2:36AM by BrutalKnockOut - 4 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce, Interviews, MMA Personalities
 
Cris Cyborg Trains for Gina Carano
(demandmma.com)
Follow the link to check out the newest video of Cris "Cyborg" Santos and her insane training sessions in anticipation of the showdown with Gina Carano!
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 2:31AM by BrutalKnockOut - 0 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
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