Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
 
Sign In
Username:

 
Password:

 
Keep me logged in

Page 1062 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

Do you have a hot MMA story or news item that you have found and would like to share?
Then read our guidelines then post it to our MMA News Share Forum to have it display here for the community to read on this page.
 
Lil’ Nog: Stop lying! Affliction is here to stay…
(mmamania.com)
“A promotion that has Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya as an associate, and that might be making ties with HBO television, it is far from collapsing. Affliction has one of the richest men in the world and with a super cable network like HBO, it won’t finish. That’s a lie. The event will still last a long time.”
Submitted May 2, 2009 1:57AM by MMAcca - 3 comments
Filed under: Affliction
 
UFC Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights.
(spike.com)
MMA fans can now cast their vote for the top 100 UFC fights of all time. In July Spike TV debuts a five-part series entitled " UFC's Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights" prior to UFC 100, which is the organization's historic event that takes place July 11 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The top 100 fights will be determined by a fan vote at http://www.spike.com/ufc-100/ They are missing a lot of fights though. From UFC 1 to 15 they only have like 3 fights, that weren't that great. Of course I rated GSP/Penn 2 my highest. :P
Submitted May 1, 2009 9:16PM by StPierreCanada - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
SF Fighter Fails Drug Test For 3rd Time
(mmaweekly.com)
If the CSAC has a "3 Strikes, You're Out" policy on failed drug tests by fighters, we're about to find out-and see it in action. Jeremy Tavares, who last fought at the 4/11 Strikeforce event, has failed a post-fight drug test, getting busted for marijuana. He was the only fighter who had a positive test on the card. This is the 3rd time he's failed such a test in only 4 pro fights, and at a 6/22 hearing the CSAC will recommend his license be revoked.
Submitted May 1, 2009 7:44AM by DCRage - 14 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Joe Lauzon Video Blogs from WWE Backlash
(demandmma.com)
Check out Joe Lauzon's video from WWE Backlash last Sunday, apparently Joe and company aren't pro wrestling fans!
Submitted May 1, 2009 3:04AM by BrutalKnockOut - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities, Miscellaneous
 
Kyle Kingsbury targeted for return at UFC 102 in August
(mmajunkie.com)
"The Ultimate Fighter 8" cast member and longtime King of the Cage fighter Kyle Kingsburg (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will likely return at UFC 102. A source close to the fighter told MMAjunkie.com Kingsbury has been offered a bout, but his proposed opponent may not be available for the event. Although not officially announced, UFC 102 is expected to take place on Aug. 29 in Portland, Ore.
Submitted May 1, 2009 12:45AM by MMAcca - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kaufman In Talks To Replace Couture
(mmaweekly.com)
Less than 24 hours after Kim Couture withdrew from a scheduled fight with Meisha Tate at SHO MMA: Strikeforce Challenger Series, a replacement is in the works. Sarah Kaufman on Thursday afternoon told MMAWeekly.com negotiations were underway to step in for Couture at the May 15 event. Strikeforce officials and Kaufman's representatives have agreed to the match-up, and contract details are being ironed out, said Kaufman.
Submitted May 1, 2009 12:41AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
HERMAN OUT, SONNEN IN VS. DAN MILLER AT UFC 98
(mmaweekly.com)
It has been a crazy day for AMA Fight Club fighter Dan Miller, who lost his original opponent for UFC 98, Yushin Okami, to a knee injury. He was then expected to face Team Quest member Ed Herman. Now it appears Herman has been pulled from the spot, and will be replaced by teammate Chael Sonnen for the May 23 middleweight bout.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 9:15PM by mentalcase - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ed Herman to replace Yushin Okami
(mmaweekly.com)
Just found this
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 4:50PM by Rabi - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Injured Yushin Okami out of UFC 98 bout with Dan Miller, replacement coming
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC 98 fight card has been bitten again by the injury bug. After already losing Josh Koscheck and James Irvin to injuries, the May 23 fight card has now lost middleweight contender Yushin Okami (23-4 MMA, 7-1 UFC), who was slated to fight fast-rising Dan Miller (11-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) on the televised portion of the main card. Okami suffered a torn ligament, but UFC officials have promised "an awesome replacement challenger" who will take his place.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 4:29PM by Bowen50 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
HDNet CEO: DREAM 9 WILL Air Live In US
(mmajunkie.com)
US fans won't have to wait 3-4 days to see the many fights, freakshow or not, at DREAM 9. The CEO of HDNet Fights announced today that HDNet, in a change from recent policy, will air DREAM 9 live on May 26.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 2:54PM by DCRage - 5 comments
Filed under: HDNet
 
Dan Hardy Embraces Yanks, Trains With Roach
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC welterweight Dan Hardy considers himself an Englishman in LA. The 26 year-old Nottingham native spends most of his days with his girlfriend in the City of Angels. Only training camps take him from the city. In addition to his usual work with grappling guru Eddie Bravo, Hardy is the latest MMA fighter to find Freddie Roach's Wild Card gym. It's also around the corner from his LA apartment, which made directions easy.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 1:04PM by MMAcca - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bob Sapp, Jan Nortje, and Jose Canseco added to Dream 9.
(demandmma.com)
Only in Japan folks. Dream seems to have completed their line up for Dream 9, which is just a few weeks away on May 26th, and there are some peculiar additions, to say the least.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 3:51AM by BrutalKnockOut - 37 comments
Filed under: Dream, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
- XAVIER FOUPA-POKAM STEPS IN TO FIGHT MCFEDRIES
(mmaweekly.com)
Just hours after learning that James Irvin was forced out of UFC 98 with a knee injury, MMAWeekly.com has confirmed that Xavier Foupa-Pokam will step in to replace him and face Drew McFedries in a middleweight showdown.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 3:01AM by mentalcase - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Efrain Escudero to train with Nogueira brothers in preparation for Cole Miller
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
Lightweight winner of the eighth season of The Ultimate Fighter Efrain Escudero will be leaving his usual stomping grounds of Arizona and traveling to Florida in preparation for his upcoming fight with Cole Miller. Escudero and Miller are expected to lock horns at UFC 103 which has been rumored for September 26 in the U.K. Sources close to Escudero recently confirmed to FiveOuncesOfPain.com that the extremely talented lightweight is packing his bags in preparation for a trip to Miami, Florida where he will train with his former coach from The Ultimate Fighter, Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira and his identical brother Antônio Rogério Nogueira in their newly opened gym leading up to his showdown with Miller.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 1:16AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
The UFC releases Vinny Magalhaes
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
After losing in the finals in last season’s light heavyweight tournament on The Ultimate Fighter, the UFC still had high hopes for Vinny Magalhaes. After all, the man is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu as well as a two time Brazilian National heavyweight champion. However, after suffering a second consecutive loss in the UFC to Eliot Marshall at UFC 97 on April 18, Magalhaes will be looking for a new place to fight.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 1:14AM by MMAcca - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hate stuff, break stuff: Interview with Forrest Griffin
(mmamania.com)
When fans talk about the overnight success of the UFC, most of the time the first name they mention is that of Chuck Liddell. And while “The Iceman” is indeed responsible for taking pay-per-view buys into uncharted territory, it is his television counterpart that helped transform mixed martial arts into an acceptable form of mainstream entertainment. If Chuck Liddell was the manifesto, then Forrest Griffin was the revolution itself.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 1:06AM by MMAcca - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
- JAMES IRVIN OFF UFC 98 WITH KNEE INJURY
(mmaweekly.com)
Light heavyweight James Irvin will not make his UFC return as scheduled, MMAWeekly.com has learned. In an appearance on MMAWeekly Radio Wednesday night, Irvin's manager, Mike Roberts of MMA Inc., said his client had suffered a torn meniscus in training and will not be able to face Drew McFedries at UFC 98.
Submitted Apr 30, 2009 12:45AM by mentalcase - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Maia Fighting At UFC 102, But Not For Title
(mmajunkie.com)
Those of us figuring Demian Maia was next going to fight Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight Title have to wait a bit longer. Maia will return to action at UFC 102, but to keep those title hopes alive he'll at least have to beat his next opponent, Nate Marquardt.
Submitted Apr 29, 2009 6:13PM by DCRage - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rashad Evans will bother Lyoto Machida on May 23
(mmamania.com)
“Probably after my fight with Tito Ortiz. After that fight I really believed I could make it. That was when I thought: ‘These guys aren’t that much better than me. I can fight these guys, and I can beat these guys.’ [Lyoto is] a very strategic fighter, just as I am. It will surely be a tough fight. I think if we fight, the winner will be the one with the better strategy. Machida is a really tough and disciplined fighter. He doesn’t get emotionally shaken in his fights, for being so disciplined. When this fight happens, I’m go to make him frustrated and bothered in the octagon. It will be a tough fight, for sure.”
Submitted Apr 29, 2009 4:18PM by MMAcca - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Fredson Paixao returns at WEC 42
(mmajunkie.com)
World Extreme Cagefighting featherweight Fredson Paixao (8-3) will make his second attempt at a WEC win when he returns at WEC 42. Paixao, who signed with the WEC after a two-year layoff from pro competition, made his promotional debut earlier this month at WEC 40 and suffered a unanimous-decision loss to Wagnney Fabiano. Paixao recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio host "Gorgeous" George Garcia he's slated for a return at WEC 42.
Submitted Apr 29, 2009 2:34PM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
RSS
Archive  
 
  » July 2015
  » June 2015
  » May 2015
  » April 2015
  » March 2015
  » February 2015
  » January 2015
  » December 2014
  » November 2014
  » October 2014
  » September 2014
  » August 2014
  » July 2014
  » June 2014
  » May 2014
  » April 2014
  » March 2014
  » February 2014
  » January 2014
  » December 2013
  » November 2013
  » October 2013
  » September 2013
  » August 2013
  » July 2013
  » June 2013
  » May 2013
  » April 2013
  » March 2013
  » February 2013
  » January 2013
  » December 2012
  » November 2012
  » October 2012
  » September 2012
  » August 2012
  » July 2012
  » June 2012
  » May 2012
  » April 2012
  » March 2012
  » February 2012
  » January 2012
  » December 2011
  » November 2011
  » October 2011
  » September 2011
  » August 2011
  » July 2011
  » June 2011
  » May 2011
  » April 2011
  » March 2011
  » February 2011
  » January 2011
  » December 2010
  » November 2010
  » October 2010
  » September 2010
  » August 2010
  » July 2010
  » June 2010
  » May 2010
  » April 2010
  » March 2010
  » February 2010
  » January 2010
  » December 2009
  » November 2009
  » October 2009
  » September 2009
  » August 2009
  » July 2009
  » June 2009
  » May 2009
  » April 2009
  » March 2009
  » February 2009
  » January 2009
  » December 2008
  » November 2008
  » October 2008
  » September 2008
  » August 2008
  » July 2008
  » June 2008
  » May 2008
  » April 2008
  » March 2008
  » February 2008
  » January 2008
  » December 2007
  » November 2007
  » October 2007
  » September 2007
  » August 2007
  » July 2007
  » June 2007
Categories