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 1063 - 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.
 
Fitch vs. Thiago, Danzig vs. Miller official for UFC 100 in July
(mmajunkie.com)
The organization today officially announced a long-rumored welterweight contest between Jon Fitch (18-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC) and Paulo Thiago as well as a recently discussed bout involving lightweights Mac Danzig and Jim Miller. After being relegated to the preliminary card in his January bout with Akihiro Gono, Fitch's bout with Thiago has been scheduled for the UFC 100 main card.
Submitted Apr 15, 2009 3:05PM by Wolfenstein - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Cantwell wants to keep it all business at UFC 97
(content.usatoday.com)
Q: How do you break down Luis Cane from a technical standpoint? He throws big, hard punches and kicks from the left side. So I've just go to avoid his left and see how good his ground game is.
Submitted Apr 15, 2009 3:02PM by Wolfenstein - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bisping throws his weight behind 'legend' Liddell
(setanta.com)
“If the Shogun that we’ve seen in his last two fights turns up, I think Chuck Liddell’s gonna beat him,” Bisping predicted to setanta.com. “It’s a shame to say it because I was a massive fan of Shogun but I think his best days are behind him."
Submitted Apr 15, 2009 3:00PM by Wolfenstein - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Crunkilton Out Of WEC 41, Replacement For Cerrone Fight Named
(mmaweekly.com)
A change has been made to June's WEC 41 card-Rich Crunkilton, who was to have faced Donald Cerrone, is now off due to an undisclosed injury. James Krause, a WEC newcomer with a 9-0 career mark, is the replacement.
Submitted Apr 15, 2009 10:32AM by DCRage - 5 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
Strikeforce Payouts
(sherdog.com)
Frank Shamrock’s pride took a hit at Strikeforce “Shamrock vs. Diaz” on Saturday at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., but his bank account emerged in far better shape. The 36-year-old icon banked an event-high $369,790 after his one-sided second-round stoppage defeat to Nick Diaz, according to figures released on Tuesday by the California State Athletic Commission. Shamrock earned almost 10 times as much as his adversary, who pocketed $39,950, including a $10,000 win bonus.
Submitted Apr 14, 2009 9:54PM by Aaronno9 - 21 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Stephan Bonnar vs. Mark Coleman official for UFC 100, slated for prelims
(mmajunkie.com)
The fight, which was first reported as a possibility by MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) in March, is slated for the night's preliminary card, meaning a currently unannounced bout between Jon Fitch and Paulo Thiago will likely take the night's final main-card slot.
Submitted Apr 14, 2009 6:01PM by Wolfenstein - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White's UFC 97 Video Blog - Episode 1
(demandmma.com)
Check out what Dana White has to say in the first video blog since the last fiasco! He makes sure to send a message to the fans in this one, give it a look!
Submitted Apr 14, 2009 3:22PM by BrutalKnockOut - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
UFC 94 Replay Draws Almost 2 Million Viewers
(mmajunkie.com)
Spike TV began spinning the numbers for Saturday's Strikeforce counter-programming they aired, a replay of UFC 94 headined by GSP vs. BJ Penn. They announced the show did a 1.4 cable rating, 1.9 million total viewers, and outdrew live boxing on HBO (1.5 million viewers). SF ratings are not yet available.
Submitted Apr 14, 2009 1:41PM by DCRage - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mousasi Gives Up DREAM Title, Mayhem vs. Souza Possible For Title
(mmamania.com)
According to the TATAME website, DREAM Middleweight Champion Gegard Mousasi has vacated the title to move up to Light Heavyweight. A determination fight has apparently been made for DREAM 9 to crown a new champion, and it could be Ronaldo Souza vs. Jason Miller. But it likely depends on how Miller comes out of his fight this weekend against Kala Kolohe Hose.
Submitted Apr 14, 2009 1:04PM by DCRage - 12 comments
Filed under: Dream
 
Mirko Cro Cop: Stop Giving Me Advice On When To Quit!
(mmamania.com)
It would seem that all the people saying Mirko Cro Cop should quit or retire from MMA are really getting to him. He is now telling people to stop giving him advice on when he should quit fighting, and also believes his latest comeback will happen at DREAM 9 on May 26.
Submitted Apr 14, 2009 8:54AM by DCRage - 13 comments
Filed under: Dream
 
- ABU DHABI PRINCE EXPANDING CHINA'S ART OF WAR
(mmaweekly.com)
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, the Art of War Fighting Championship 12 “Invincible” returns to Beijing on May 23 at the National Olympic Sports Center Auditorium.
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 8:33PM by mentalcase - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Vera vs. Hamill At UFC 102, Not 101
(mmajunkie.com)
Although it was originally planned for UFC 101, it now appears that the planned fight between Brandon Vera and Matt Hamill will instead happen at UFC 102. The fight is being finalized for the August 29 event.
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 6:14PM by DCRage - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tito and Babalu "had to be seperated" at Strikeforce
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Tito Ortiz (pictured) and Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral reportedly had to be restrained from attacking each other at last night’s Strikeforce event in California. Babalu’s name was announced to the crowd at one point, prompting the Brazilian to turn to Ortiz and make an obscene gesture. Moments later security staff had to move in and separate the pair before the altercation could turn physical, according to MMA News.com
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 5:21PM by Wolfenstein - 21 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Werdum calls out Alistair Overeem
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Fabricio Werdum says he has signed a three-fight deal with Strikeforce and wants the organisation’s heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem as his first opponent. “I want to fight Alistair and I am hoping that the fight can be made in June,” he said in a video interview with Sherdog.
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 5:15PM by Wolfenstein - 6 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
UFC 104 - Quinton “Rampage” Jackson set to return to action
(mmabay.co.uk)
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson could return to action in October, possibly in his home town of Memphis, Tennessee. Sources close to the Wolfslair Academy trained fighter revealed the news to MMABay earlier on today although the planning of the event is still in the early stages and a date is not yet known.
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 5:12PM by Wolfenstein - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dodging bullets and prison visits keep Houston Alexander focused for UFC 98
(mmajunkie.com)
After opening his UFC career with two first-round TKO wins, Alexander has now dropped three-straight contests. But despite the struggles, "The Assassin" recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio) that he's not worried about losing his place in the UFC. "I'm not feeling any pressure at all," Alexander said. "When you have children, the only pressure you feel is taking care of your kids. As far as the world, or pleasing anybody else, I don't feel any pressure from that." It's not that Alexander isn't working to turn his situation around. In fact, the Nebraska native is focused on doing exactly that when he daces Andre Gusmao (5-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at UFC 98 in May. "I've kind of stepped up a little bit," Alexander said. "We've been going to different camps and dealing with different bodies and different individuals. It's been working out really good."
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 3:44PM by SmileR - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, MMA Personalities
 
Ed Herman: It’s win or get cut at UFC 97
(mmamania.com)
“I think this is going to be a really exciting fight. Hopefully it’s Fight of the Night or Ass Whooping of the Night. I’m looking to finish him as fast as I can…I’ve lost two in a row and if I lose another fight, the UFC will probably cut me so I’m trying to keep my job. It’s rough times. It’s a bad economy, so I gotta keep my damn job so I can keep living. I respect Loiseau, but on the 18th, I’m going in there to beat his ass.” – Ed Herman — middleweight finalist on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 3 — talks about his upcoming fight with hometown favorite David Loiseau at UFC 97 from The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on April 18. “Short Fuse” is looking to rebound from back-to-back losses and prevent himself from being a victim of a contractual “Spring Cleaning.” That might not be so easy against “The Crow,” who also is fighting to remain on the UFC roster. The former middleweight contender was invited back to the Octagon after putting together a solid 4-2 record outside of the promotion. Loser leaves town? Perhaps not if they can pull off fight of the night. What say you?
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 3:38PM by SmileR - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Brock Lesnar Doesn't Really Want To Talk About Fighting Fedor
(mmamania.com)
It's probably a good idea not to ask Brock Lesnar about fighting Fedor Emelianenko anytime soon, if at all. He simply says there's nothing to talk about until when (if) Fedor signs with UFC, then he can talk about it.
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 10:52AM by DCRage - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WEC Considering Future Show In Ohio
(mmajunkie.com)
While no specific dates were mentioned, WEC has an interest in running future shows in Ohio. What seems to work in Ohio's favor is they typically provide WEC events with strong ratings when they air on Versus.
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 10:49AM by DCRage - 4 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
Sengoku 8: Wiuff vs. Nedkov Added
(nightmareofbattle.wordpress.com)
Various sites are reporting that Travis Wiuff, best known as the former Yamma champion, has been added to World Victory Road Sengoku 8 and will face Bulgarian BJJ black belt Stanislav Nedkov. There are rumors this could be to crown a Light Heavyweight Champion but those have not been confirmed.
Submitted Apr 13, 2009 8:57AM by DCRage - 2 comments
Filed under: World Victory Road / Sengoku
 
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