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Aaron Simpson and Steve Steinbeiss competing at UFC 103 (seperate fights) - Possible for Phoenix, Az.
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
FiveOuncesOfPain.com has just learned from sources close to both fighters that Aaron Simpson and Steve Steinbeiss will be competing in separate fights at UFC 103. No date or location has been announced announced for UFC 103 but the same source confirmed that Phoenix, Arizona is one location being considered for the event.
Submitted May 17, 2009 1:44AM by MMAcca - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thiago Alves on GSP: "I'm going to knock him out" and "shock the world"
(mmajunkie.com)
Five rounds. Twenty-five minutes. Fifteen hundred seconds. July 11, 2009, will be the meeting of destiny for Thiago Alves. The journey won't take long; that he assures you. Inside a steel structure at UFC 100, a sellout audience of MMA fanatics and A-listers, along with millions watching in their homes and lined four-deep at sports bars, will have their eyes fixated on a young man from Fortaleza, Brazil. Across the octagon will be Alves' opponent, Georges St Pierre, a UFC welterweight champion in the prime of his career.
Submitted May 17, 2009 1:42AM by MMAcca - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei Silva Offers up $50,000 Bet to Anderson Silva
(demandmma.com)
The epic war of words between Wanderlei Silva and Anderson Silva has just picked up, and it should be very interesting to see what Anderson Silva has to say in response. Check it out!
Submitted May 16, 2009 6:39PM by BrutalKnockOut - 16 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, UFC
 
Bobby Lashley destroys Cook in 24 seconds
(sports.yahoo.com)
Bobbys lookin good thus far
Submitted May 16, 2009 2:17PM by tallica62 - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Nick Diaz likely to continue his MMA career as a welterweight …
(mmamania.com)
… after his upcoming 180-pound catchweight fight against Scott Smith at Strikeforce: “Lawler vs. Shields” from the Scotttade Center in St. Louis, Mo., on June 6, according to his mentor and manager, Cesar Gracie, via GracieFighter.com: “With a title fight against Cung Le nowhere on the horizon Nick will probably be going back down to the 170 lb. division. I know there’s been speculation about a rematch with Robbie Lawler, but Diaz will be dropping weight as he picks up his running and cardio training. As far as a return to lightweight is concerned, forget it…. It just isn’t healthy. He was having terrible performances against B-level fighters. The weight drop was causing lots of health related problems and he wasn’t performing to his ability…. After this fight we’ll have Nick drop back down to 170 lbs. and probably stay there unless Strikeforce has something interesting for him.”
Submitted May 16, 2009 1:56PM by MMAcca - 8 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
UFC's Pat Barry brings heavy blows
(mmajunkie.com)
Pat Barry has the kind of concussive punching and kicking power that can take him a long way in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's heavyweight division, even if his cell phone is filled with voice mails and text messages telling him he's a fool to compete with the big boys of mixed martial arts. He's 5 feet, 11¼ inches tall and weighs 230 pounds but is derided as a "midget" who would be better off fighting as a 205-pounder. Barry, who may be the most brutally honest man in MMA this side of Dana White, doesn't believe he's too small to be a factor at heavyweight.
Submitted May 16, 2009 10:30AM by MMAcca - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Serra/Hughes UFC 98 Hype Video
(demandmma.com)
Nothing better then a good old fashion grudge match, as UFC 98 looms just around the corner, the countdown to Serra vs. Hughes is on!
Submitted May 16, 2009 4:13AM by BrutalKnockOut - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Charges Against Jeff Monson Dropped, Ex-Girlfriend Still Might Be in Trouble
(cagepotato.com)
Despite Jeff Monson's commitment to anarchy and breaking stuff, the American legal system cut the wandering MMA fighter some slack recently, dismissing the charges against him for the grandfather clock-bashing domestic dispute he got himself into back in January.
Submitted May 16, 2009 1:06AM by MMAcca - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
 
Enter the Dragon: UFC 98 interview with Lyoto Machida
(mmamania.com)
Elusive. Methodical. Unbeaten. There are plenty of adjectives available to describe Lyoto Machida’s style inside the Octagon. One not frequently heard, however, was “aggressive.” That all changed at UFC 94.
Submitted May 16, 2009 1:00AM by MMAcca - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Forrest Griffin discusses upcoming bout with Anderson Silva
(demandmma.com)
Griffin sits down with ESPN Radio and gives a hilarious interview as always, discussing what lead to his UFC 101 opponent switch.
Submitted May 15, 2009 3:19PM by BrutalKnockOut - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, MMA Personalities
 
Liddell "Still Working Out And Training" But Undecided On Retirement
(mmajunkie.com)
Dana White says Chuck Liddell is retired. Liddell's trainer says he's not. Liddell says he hasn't decided yet. Liddell said that while he is still working out and training he is still undecided regarding retiring from MMA.
Submitted May 15, 2009 1:14PM by DCRage - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Matt Hughes Has An Empty Bag
(mmamania.com)
Yes, even more pre-UFC 98 trash talk from Matt Serra. Speaking during an appearance on this past Monday's episode of Pro MMA Radio, Serra says the difference is he's training for the "old" Hughes and not the Hughes who's lost his last 2 fights and doesn't think Hughes "has it in the bag" like he thinks he does.
Submitted May 15, 2009 12:05PM by DCRage - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Lyoto Machida wants to test himself against Brock Lesnar
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
While Lyoto Machida is admittedly focused on his upcoming UFC light heavyweight championship match-up with Rashad Evans, and deservedly so, he recently revealed that a move up to the heavyweight division isn’t that far out of the picture. If Machida wants to eventually challenge some like Lesnar he’s going to have to get past Evans first, something he is fully aware of. “I don’t think about a fight at the heavyweight division, but I think about a challenge, maybe against the heavyweight champion,” revealed Machida in an interview with Tatame.com.
Submitted May 15, 2009 1:39AM by MMAcca - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White responds to Tom Atencio's challenge, calls him a "loser"
(mmajunkie.com)
Dana White, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's outspoken president, isn't one to turn down a challenge. But White had to stop laughing on Wednesday before admitting that he has no interest in fighting Affliction Entertainment promoter Tom Atencio.
Submitted May 15, 2009 1:36AM by MMAcca - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Changing styles: Frank Edgar UFC 98 interview
(mmamania.com)
It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly a year since we last saw Frank Edgar inside the Octagon. And if he has it his way, we’re going to see a new and improved fighter at UFC 98. We’ll call it Frankie 2.0. Tracing Edgar’s UFC career, you might not think this guy needs to change things up. He’s got a winning formula: he’s a four-time national-qualifying collegiate wrestler with great standup and a lot of flexibility (just ask Tyson Griffin).
Submitted May 15, 2009 1:35AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC In Boston, MMA In Mass - One Step Closer
(mmaweekly.com)
The Massachusetts Senate Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security last Monday approved the state’s first stand-alone piece of MMA legislation, passing it to the Senate Clerk after a unanimous vote. The Clerk will next pass it to the Ways and Means Committee for a final review, or move it to the Senate floor for debate and a vote. Matt Moran, Chief of Staff for James E. Timilty, the bill’s co-author and Security chair, said he expected it to go to Ways and Means. The committee oversees legislation with a fiscal impact on the state and votes on whether to pass them to the Senate floor. While the original legislation passed the Ways and Means Committee last year, there was no timetable on a vote, said Moran.
Submitted May 15, 2009 1:33AM by MMAcca - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Wilson Robbed at Gun Point
(demandmma.com)
In a developing story, current UFC fighter Chris Wilson had been robbed at gunpoint this week in his home in Brazil.
Submitted May 15, 2009 1:26AM by BDON911 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kenny Florian on Good Day Philadelphia - Video
(demandmma.com)
Florian talks about Penn, the evolution of the UFC, and more. Say what you will about Kenny Florian, but he makes for a great ambassador to the sport of MMA.
Submitted May 14, 2009 2:58PM by BrutalKnockOut - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities, Interviews
 
Sean Sherk, Frank Edgar, Matt Serra clean in pre-UFC 98 drug tests
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC 98 main card competitors Sean Sherk, Frankie Edgar and Matt Serra have all passed pre-event drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer confirmed the results with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) following today's NSAC hearing at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. Kizer also indicated the commission was still waiting on the results of a sample from Matt Hughes.
Submitted May 14, 2009 1:59PM by MMAcca - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
 
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