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Page 1221 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Aoki Ready for Calvancante
(sherdog.com)
Current Shooto middleweight champion Shinya Aoki who will face Gesias Calvancante at the Yarennoka! New Year's Eve card supported by M-1 Global, held an open training session at the DEEP Dojo on Wednesday. Though he is known as one of the most dangerous submission artists in the world, today's open training session was held in a rather unique style.
Submitted Dec 19, 2007 9:46AM by madmarck - 5 comments
Filed under: M-1 Global, General MMA
 
A ‘Phoenix' Rises From Japan
(sherdog.com)
Not many are very familiar with UFC middleweight Yushin Okami, let alone that his nickname is "Thunder." As a reference to Japanese pro-wrestler Jyushin Thunder Liger, the homage is perhaps lost on most of the Western audience.
Submitted Dec 19, 2007 9:45AM by madmarck - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Former UFC Champion Steve Jennum Attacked
(411mania.com)
After his taste of the limelight as the winner of the UFC 3 tournament, Steve Jennum made news again, this time in his other role as a police officer. While off-duty on December 17, Jennum was attacked from behind by three assailants wielding a bottle as a weapon. Jennum prevented himself from being struck by the bottle and struggled with the accused until one of them pulled a knife and Jennum vacated the scene. "He was able to prevent the suspect from striking him from behind with the bottle and struggled with the victims, obviously his training added to what he was able to do," said Omaha Police Sgt. Teresa Negron.
Submitted Dec 19, 2007 9:05AM by grappler0000 - 8 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous, UFC
 
Minotoro Set For Canada Debut
(sherdog.com)
Canada's Hardcore Championship Fighting (HCF) announced yesterday that Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will make his Canadian MMA debut on February 1. "Minotoro" will face BodogFight veteran Todd Gouwenberg in a co-main event match, with Chute Boxe's Evangelista Santos fighting in the other co-main event.
Submitted Dec 19, 2007 8:07AM by DCRage - 8 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
NSAC Overturns Another Win
(sherdog.com)
Anthony Lapsley, who fought at a King Of The Cage event in Nevada in October, had that win changed to a No Decision by the NSAC yesterday. The ruling follows a suspension for marijuana use.
Submitted Dec 19, 2007 8:04AM by DCRage - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Matt Lindland and UFC President Dana White Meet
(mmajunkie.com)
The first, albeit tiny, steps toward middleweight Matt Lindland’s return to the UFC were taken last week when Lindland spoke to UFC president Dana White. White said he is “not sure” of whether Lindland will return. In a text message, he wrote, “He told me he wants to come back, and I haven’t thought about it at all.“
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 9:01PM by juanez13 - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jason MacDonald calls out Michael Bisping
(mmamania.com)
Canadian middleweight fighter Jason MacDonald comments on the recent news that The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 3 205-pound winner, Michael Bisping, has decided to drop down a lower weight class. It might be a pretty good scrap if it ever happens.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 6:59PM by wolfman - 35 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Faces of Chute Boxe leaving
(chuteboxe.com.br)
Murilo Ninja and Mauricio Shogun today announced its official output of the team of fighters of the Chute Boxe. Rudimar Fedrigo leader of the team talked about the decision of former chuteboxers. "We regret the output of Murilo and Mauricio Rua, they are trained fighters in the team and left the team to train them in the United States. Recall that the doors of Chute Boxing will always be open to both and wish good lucky and success in your new team. I honestly can't believe it, but I see them ending up with Wand.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 5:08PM by cmill21 - 12 comments
Filed under: Fight Camp / Team
 
The Red Menace: Fedor Does Esquire
(esquire.com)
Can undefeated martial artist Fedor Emelianenko single-handedly knock out the Ultimate Fighting Championship's dominance over the emerging sport? That's the question at the start of an Esquire magazine article all about Fedor.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 1:45PM by DCRage - 10 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Rizzo Stays With Art Of War
Former UFC Heavyweight Pedro Rizzo has signed a 3 fight extension with the Art Of War promotion. Rizzo has a 2-0 mark in the promotion to date.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 12:09PM by DCRage - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
The UFC's 10 biggest letdowns of 2007
(mma-analyst.com)
An article talking abou t the letdowns.. or badly managed pieces of the UFC over the year. It isn't rebutting Jake Rossen's article, but it does point out some of the mistakes that the UFC made in regards to some of Rossen's points. A good primer for conversation.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 9:17AM by LR - 29 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
News From Japan: Tokoro-Tamura Added To Dynamite!!
(sherdog.com)
At a press conference in Tokyo today, FEG announced that Kiyoshi Tamura vs. Hideo Tokoro has been added to K-1 Dynamite!! on 12/31. The fight will be an open weight contract fight with 3 5-minute rounds.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 9:01AM by DCRage - 0 comments
Filed under: K-1 / K-1 Hero's
 
Filho: Weight Issues Affected Performance
(sherdog.com)
WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho, coming off a near-nightmare against Chael Sonnen at WEC 31, says different tactics to cut and recover weight contributed to his performance in the fight.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 8:58AM by DCRage - 7 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
Actor Injures Himself Doing "UFC Training"
(mmanews.com)
Actor Matthew McConaughey had to get stitches for a cut on his face recently, a result of doing what he called "UFC training" for an upcoming movie role.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 6:45AM by DCRage - 10 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
TUF 6 Finale Bonus Payouts Revealed
(mmanews.com)
UFC has announced the bonus payouts for Fight, KO, and Submission Of The Night for the TUF 6 Finale, each was worth $15,000.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 6:43AM by DCRage - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Franklin vs Lutter UFC 82
(mmamania.com)
Former middleweight champion Rich Franklin will look to get back on the winning track against 185-pound winner of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 4, Travis Lutter, at UFC 82 on March 2 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Submitted Dec 18, 2007 12:46AM by jae_1833 - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ken Shamrock vs. Frank Shamrock Looking More And More Likely
(mmafightline.com)
Ken Shamrock gave an interview on HDNet Fights about fighting his brother Frank. Judging from his comments it seems like it may be a done deal.
Submitted Dec 17, 2007 9:00PM by madmarck - 21 comments
Filed under: EliteXC, HDNet, Interviews
 
Karo Parisyan Discusses Possible April Fight Date
(mmajunkie.com)
Outspoken UFC welterweight contender Karo Parisyan (18-4 MMA, 8-2 UFC) was a guest on the latest installment of HDNet’s “Inside MMA,” and during the one-hour episode, he shared information on his next possible fight, as well as his thoughts on women competing in MMA.
Submitted Dec 17, 2007 7:03PM by madmarck - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC, HDNet
 
ESPN's Wilbon cares only about Rampage vs. Kimbo Slice
(mma-analyst.com)
Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser commented on Chuck Liddell's 38th birthday on PTI this afternoon, then chuckled about Rampage beating down Liddell. Wilbon said he only wants to see Kimbo Slice vs. Rampage Jackson... wake him up when it happens.
Submitted Dec 17, 2007 6:37PM by LR - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Penn Again Badmouths Sherk
(mmanews.com)
According to a recent Houston Chronicle article, BJ Penn continues to be critical of Sean Sherk, even going so far as to call him a "'roider" and talk about a "steroid championship".
Submitted Dec 17, 2007 4:26PM by DCRage - 40 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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