Matt Lindland and UFC President Dana White Meet
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.“
Jason MacDonald calls out Michael Bisping
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.
Faces of Chute Boxe leaving
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.
The Red Menace: Fedor Does Esquire
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.
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.
The UFC's 10 biggest letdowns of 2007
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.
Franklin vs Lutter UFC 82
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.
Karo Parisyan Discusses Possible April Fight Date
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.
Penn Again Badmouths Sherk
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".
MMA Not Immune To Steroids Issues
With last week’s release of baseball’s Mitchell Report, as well as suggestions for improving the game, it's a good time to take a look at mixed martial arts and how to combat performance enhancing drugs.
Salmon's Future In HDNet Uncertain
After being pulled from 2 separate bouts in HDNet fights, the most recent being this past weekend, former UFC fighter Sean Salmon's future with the promotion is very uncertain, according to HDNet executive & matchmaker Guy Mezger.