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 1229 - 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.
 
Thiago Alves Prepares to Counter Karo Parisyan’s Judo
(blog.mmapredictions.com)
On April 2nd Brazilian MMA fighter Thiago Alves will take on longtime UFC personality Karo Parisyan at the Ultimate Fight Night 13. Their fight, which will be shown on SpikeTV’s three hour broadcast live from Broomfield, Colorado, is among the dozen fights that will take place that evening.
Submitted Mar 24, 2008 12:31AM by wolfman - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Sakuraba out Jacare In at Dream 2
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
Touch of gloves to CagePotato for putting these two items together. I’m late to the party with this but I felt compelled to add since I’ve become the de facto DREAM fanboy here at 5Oz. First, SukiMMA reported that Kazushi Sakuraba is out of the DREAM.2 middleweight tournament due to an unhealed wound on his leg:
Submitted Mar 23, 2008 9:15PM by Porch28 - 10 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Joe Lauzon: Redefinition
(ufc.com)
Where does submission grappling, boxing, jiu-jitsu and wrestling cross-pollinate with computer science and information science technology expertise?
Submitted Mar 23, 2008 3:37PM by Porch28 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ed Ratcliff was raised for this
(mmajunkie.com)
Ed Ratcliff was a basketball and football star in high school, but those sports were never more than pastimes for him. His passion was fighting, which shouldn't be much of a surprise; Ratcliff's mother, Lacine, was a karate expert who began teaching him karate as soon as he could walk. He used to spar with her in their living room and says she knocked him down on more than one occasion.
Submitted Mar 23, 2008 3:33PM by Porch28 - 1 comment
Filed under: WEC
 
Tuf love for Troy Mandaloniz
(mmajunkie.com)
With the debut of the seventh installment of SpikeTV's "The Ultimate Fighter" less than two weeks away, season six veteran Troy "Rude Boy" Mandaloniz (3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) knows first-hand that the opportunity for success by the show's participants can often be hampered by the difficulties of life inside the "TUF" house.
Submitted Mar 23, 2008 3:31PM by Porch28 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Gladiator
(nytimes.com)
Shortly after he was released from California’s Avenal State Prison in early 2005, Shad Smith got a call from the organizers of an underground fight club called Felony Fights. Was he available? they asked. “I was just out of prison and out of money,” Smith told me recently. He was incarcerated for failing to comply with the probation terms of an earlier D.U.I. conviction, a relatively minor offense in his long criminal résumé. “They said they’d give me 800 bucks to show up and double that if I won.” I thought people might be interested to see that the New York Times Magazine had published an article on MMA, so here it is.
Submitted Mar 23, 2008 3:26PM by DevMahon - 3 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Kevin Randleman Interview
(mmanews.com)
After suffering from one of the nastiest staph infections that has been documented, in at least the MMA world, Kevin Randleman is ready to make his return to action. After suffering from numerous medicals problems that have sidelined him and kept him on the self he will make that return on May 18th at the next World Victory Road show in Japan. Kevin took a few minutes to sit down with MMANews.com own Chris Howie to discuss quite a few different topics in this newest MMANews.com Exclusive.
Submitted Mar 23, 2008 9:06AM by Porch28 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
GSP VS. SERRA PITS NO. 1 AGAINST NO. 2
(mmaweekly.com)
1. Georges St. Pierre Since joining the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Georges St. Pierre has done one thing and done it well… win. En route to amassing a 15-2 professional record, his only losses are to former welterweight champion Matt Hughes and current champion Matt Serra.
Submitted Mar 23, 2008 9:03AM by Porch28 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Clay Guida is ready for return
(mmaweekly.com)
espite having mixed results as a lightweight in the UFC’s talented 155-pound division, Clay ‘The Carpenter’ Guida has had an otherwise stellar mixed martial arts career. Holding an impressive 22-9 professional record, Guida has competed against (and beaten) many of the top lightweight fighters competing in the sport today. Some of Guida’s biggest career victories have been over opponents such as IFL lightweight standout Bart Palaszewski, in addition to victories over top lightweights such as Josh Thompson and Marcus Aurelio.
Submitted Mar 23, 2008 9:01AM by Porch28 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 85 on Spike TV
(dreamfighters.com)
Quoted from Rashad Evans: "Tune in June 7th for my fight in London against Chuck"Iceman"Liddell. It will be aired live on Spike tv. Stay posted." According to him, UFC 85 will be LIVE and FREE on spike TV. maybe this is Dana white trying to match up with CBS MMA airings. Stay tuned for further confirmation. It should be noted that on UFC.com that this event is listed to be a PPV event.
Submitted Mar 22, 2008 11:40PM by wolfman - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tiki Ghosn vs. Luke Stewart at Strikeforce
(mmamania.com)
An undercard bout was announced on Thursday for Strikeforce: “Shamrock vs. Cung Le” between mixed martial arts veteran Tiki Ghosn (9-7) and undefeated up-and-comer, Luke Stewart (5-0).
Submitted Mar 22, 2008 11:31PM by jay98107 - 4 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce, EliteXC
 
Maryland State Senate Passes MMA Bill
(baltimoresun.com)
Despite concerns that the bill might not pass the Maryland senate those concerns were for naught. Maryland's Senate has passed the bill to regulate MMA:

John Rallo, the Canton gym owner who prompted the legalization effort, was thrilled at the vote. "If we would have tried to get it legalized without supplying the stats and making the experts available to testify, I don't think it would have ever gotten passed," he said. "Education was the best way to get what we wanted, and I believed that all along." .
Submitted Mar 22, 2008 10:31PM by juanez13 - 9 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Tim Boetsch: Eliminate the Safety Net
(ufc.com)
Stacked. It’s a word that has been used to describe the UFC light heavyweight division as of late. Sure, the influx of new fight talent makes this word true, but its connotations are more explosive than that. Dissect the division and you will see that the talent actually has the odds stacked against them. This much athleticism and hunger creates the best matchups, sealing no one’s fate on the road to the crown. Just when you think you have the division figured out, a Houston Alexander will come and prove that the hunger just entering the league can surpass that already within. This is the new threat that fighters like Tim Boetsch represent. The light heavies are experiencing a restructuring as drastic as housing and loan markets where only one thing is certain, there is no safety net.
Submitted Mar 22, 2008 3:16PM by RMFG_187 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ed '9MM' Ratcliff Aims at Hicks and WEC Gold
(mmaweekly.com)
Stepping into his third fight for World Extreme Cagefighting, Ed “9mm” Ratcliff may also be competing for the chance to face lightweight champion Jamie Varner, but first he faces Marcus Hicks on March 26. The charismatic fighter recently spoke to MMAWeekly Radio about his fight career, his nickname and his upbringing, which helped lead him on the right path.
Submitted Mar 22, 2008 1:44PM by wolfman - 1 comment
Filed under: WEC
 
Illegal Elbows End ShoXC Early
(sherdog.com)
SANTA YNEZ, Calif., March 21 -- It wasn't the way he envisioned it, but Thomas Denny (Pictures) came out the victor over Sasiprapa Malaipet (Pictures) Friday night in the main event of Showtime's ShoXC card at the Chumash Casino.
Submitted Mar 22, 2008 7:58AM by Porch28 - 4 comments
Filed under: EliteXC
 
Sandman in UFC sleeper bout
(calsun.canoe.ca)
When the Sandman meets the Assassin, chances are someone is going to sleep. And with James (The Sandman) Irvin and Houston (The Assassin) Alexander both looking to erase recent painful memories in the cage, the two UFC 205-pounders will be looking to prove a point in their mixed martial arts bout April 2 in suburban Denver.
Submitted Mar 21, 2008 8:35PM by wolfman - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
You know who he is: exclusive interview with Karo Parisyan
(mmamania.com)

Dana White referred to Jon Fitch’s record-tying eight-fight win streak* and said that “he is in line, right now, for a title shot once the whole Serra-St. Pierre thing is figured out.” Karo Parisyan: Okay. Well … (laughs). It is what it is, bro. I mean, what can I do? I thought I deserved the shot before anybody, but it looks like I gotta prove myself one more time, God willing, with Thiago Alves and then seal the deal with the title shot after that, whether it’s Matt Serra, St. Pierre or Jon Fitch. With such a stacked welterweight division, you seem to be playing the wait game. First we have Serra/GSP at UFC83 in mid-April; and then, assuming Fitch gets a title shot, that likely won’t happen until sometime around August. That might put the next available title shot happening sometime toward the end of 2008. Do you find this frustrating, waiting, if it unfolds like this? Karo Parisyan: Yeah, kinda. I don’t know what I’m going to do. I’d probably have to get a fight in between; I just can’t sit at home and get fat. I don’t know, man. It depends on how this fight goes with Thiago Alves. God willing, if everything goes well and I beat Thiago, and if I have a guaranteed title shot after that, I’m not going to take anymore fights, I’ll just wait for my title shot. But if I have to fight somebody else, I will. So, I don’t know what the UFC is going to throw my way. First, again, like I said, I’m taking one fight at a time. I’m thinking about Thiago right now, and not Fitch, Serra or GSP.
Submitted Mar 21, 2008 8:18PM by juanez13 - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Rich Franklin – Seven Defining Moments
(ufc.com)
On April 19th, Rich Franklin returns to the Octagon to face Travis Lutter in what may be one of the Cincinnati native’s biggest fights ever in terms of determining where he stands in the division he once ruled. Past history has shown not only Franklin’s talent, but his resilience, and it’s this grace under pressure that has defined him. Can he get back to the top? Only time will tell, but for now, we’ll revisit Franklin’s defining moments.
Submitted Mar 21, 2008 4:57PM by RMFG_187 - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jess Liaudin Fighting Paul Taylor at UFC 85
(sports.yahoo.com)
England-based fighter Jess Liaudin (8-3-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) says he will fight Brit Paul Taylor (12-9 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at UFC 85. Liaudin made the announcement with a recent MySpace bulletin.
Submitted Mar 21, 2008 4:47PM by Porch28 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Owners Defendants in Xyience Lawsuit
(sherdog.com)
Xyience's bankruptcy proceeding is set to come to a close April 1 with a public auction, but the dispute between dissident shareholders and the company's directors appears to be far from over. Last December shareholders, led by Ronald Soloman, who controls 35 percent of Xyience's outstanding shares by proxy, filed suit against Xyience and its directors for breach of fiduciary duty to the company's shareholders
Submitted Mar 21, 2008 4:43PM by Porch28 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
RSS
Archive  
 
  » 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