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Page 1263 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

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Bodog Available In Canada
(mmaweekly.com)
BodogFight announced that it has partnered with Score Media Inc. to extend the reach of its mixed martial arts programming in Canada. BodogFight will be on “The Score” starting Sept. 4 with its BodogFight: Costa Rica Combat series.
Submitted Sep 2, 2007 9:26AM by zephead - 3 comments
 
Pode Pegar! News From Brazil
(mmaweekly.com)
Wanderlei Silva has been the number one topic in the last two weeks in Brazil. He is receiving a lot of criticism from the Brazilian fans. Wanderlei left Brazil to get his own team and put himself in an odd position when American press announced that he was training with Randy Couture.
Submitted Sep 2, 2007 9:25AM by zephead - 5 comments
 
Mixed Martial Arts Gaining Faithful Following Throughout South Florida
(sun-sentinel.com)
Chris Anders loves hip-tossing his opponents. Tom Mejia goes for submission holds. Darren Malynn just wants to get back into fighting shape.
Submitted Sep 2, 2007 8:53AM by zephead - 0 comments
 
Mixed Martial Arts Is The Ultimate Challenge
(fayobserver.com)
Scattered across a mat-covered floor, a dozen figures are locked in combat. One pair — Cpl. James Tomko and Spc. Josh Winter — are a frenetic whirl of movement. Feet and fists weave a chaotic tapestry of arm bars, submission holds and leg locks.
Submitted Sep 2, 2007 8:52AM by zephead - 1 comment
 
Undefeated Vera Back On Track
(sports.yahoo.com)
Brandon Vera never imagined a day would come that he would think such dark thoughts. He never believed he could be so filled with rage, with hate, for one human being.
Submitted Sep 2, 2007 8:51AM by zephead - 6 comments
 
The Assassin’s Creed – Be Exciting
(ufc.com)
The clinch. In boxing, it’s a chance to take a breather, to stall until the referee breaks you, and to maybe get in a couple of mosquito shots – annoying, but not debilitating.
Submitted Sep 2, 2007 8:50AM by zephead - 0 comments
 
UFC 75=History
(irishwhipfighting.com)
September 10th, Spike TV, MMA history will be made. Rampage Jackson will take on Dan Henderson at UFC 75 in a title unification match.
Submitted Sep 2, 2007 8:48AM by zephead - 4 comments
 
MMad Libs II: Writing An MMA Hatchet Piece
(mmaweekly.com)
Dear Op/Ed Writer Who Has Just Discovered This Ultimate Fighting Thing and is Currently on Deadline, You need a column pronto and no op/ed writer ever got syndicated by speaking softly.
Submitted Sep 2, 2007 8:46AM by zephead - 1 comment
 
Senator Harry Reid Takes In UFC
(nytimes.com)
“This is a fair street fight,” he said. “When I was a kid, we had street fights, but this reminds me of a street fight that’s fair.”
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 4:17PM by zephead - 8 comments
 
Five Ounces of Pain: Couture's greatest hits
(cbs.sportsline.com)
If you're sick of all the public displays of affection from the media toward UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture, then you might want to stop reading. This is yet another column about how Couture defied the odds and once again proved the oddsmakers wrong with his third-round TKO over Gabriel Gonzaga during UFC 74 last Saturday.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 2:35PM by zephead - 1 comment
 
Tapout Crew To Make Stars Out Of Scrappers
(winnipegsun.com)
As much a staple of the Ultimate Fighting Championship as the eight-sided cage and bloody mats, the Tapout crew are out to prove they're more than the ugly cheerleaders of mixed-martial-arts.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 2:34PM by zephead - 2 comments
 
The Master
(tracypress.com)
Jujitsu, known as “the gentle art,” has exploded in popularity during the past decade largely because of mixed martial art leagues such as the Ultimate Fighting Championships and the Pride Fighting Championships. Here in Tracy, a living legend is teaching his family’s own brand of the martial art.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 2:32PM by zephead - 3 comments
 
Taking Sacrifice to a Whole New Level
(washingtonpost.com)
Nobody questioned Brett Ludeke when he walked into his office with a fresh black eye. Even if somebody asked him how he had gotten it, he wouldn't have been able to tell them. He had no idea who punched him; there were too many possibilities.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 2:31PM by zephead - 0 comments
 
MMA Notes: UFC 75 Is PPV Quality For Free On Spike TV
(ocregister.com)
Boxing has lost much of its popularity in recent years by putting all of the big fights on pay-per-view. Sometimes they aren't even big fights, yet fans still are forced to shell out big bucks for mediocre fights on pay-per-view.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 2:29PM by zephead - 5 comments
 
'Babalu" To Face Formal Disciplinary Hearing
(thefightnetwork.com)
The Nevada State Athletic Commission today filed a formal disciplinary complaint against Renato “Babalu” Sobral and voted unanimously to withhold his $25,000 bonus in response to his actions at UFC 74 “Respect” Aug. 25 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 2:26PM by zephead - 0 comments
 
UFC / Fedor meeting 'was not good'
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
Dear Fedor, just sign somewhere, anywhere at this point, and stop the drama!
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 9:29AM by DoTheMMAth - 21 comments
 
James Thompson joins Team Extreme Couture!
(megapunk.co.uk)
No link necessary. The news isn't out ANYWHERE yet. This is your OFFICIAL announcement. Congrats to Team Extreme Couture for picking up the most awesome fighter in the world. Congrats to JT for joining a great team who should help him grow as a fighter. Join to find out news before it is announced. He talks to us as real ppl and is very candid to all questions asked of him. He doesn't say "thank you fans" he addresses us as real ppl w/ names and personalities.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 9:21AM by JimiMak - 8 comments
 
UFC offers Fedor $2mill per
(taggradio.com)
Tagg Radio has heard from a very reliable source in Fedor's camp that the UFC has offered Fedor Emelianenko two million dollars per fight for four fights. Fedor's deal will also allow him to fight in Russia. Emelianenko's camp is on their way back to Russia to as we speak to hopefully seal the deal.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 4:36AM by cmill21 - 13 comments
 
Robbie Lawler Signs Four-Fight Deal With EliteXC
(ufcjunkie.com)
Former UFC contender and current Icon middleweight champion Robbie Lawler (14-4 MMA, 4-3 UFC) probably won’t return to the UFC’s thin 185-pound division anytime soon UFCjunkie.com (www.ufcjunkie.com) has confirmed with Elite Xtreme Combat (EliteXC) officials that Lawler has signed a new four-fight deal with the organization.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 3:00AM by Sam_Rothstein - 2 comments
 
Hamill Ready to Settle Unfinished Business
(ufc.com)
When Matt Hamill stepped into the Octagon in his home state of Ohio this past March, he said he could feel the crowd, which for a deaf person is probably as close as they will get to the sensation of hearing. That made it an emotional night to say the least for the light heavyweight prospect, who then went on to delight his fans with a first round stoppage of Rex Holman at UFC 68.
Submitted Sep 1, 2007 12:46AM by adamsb - 0 comments
 
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