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Is Kimbo Real Deal Or Just Really Overrated?
(mmafightingblog.com)
With Bo Cantrell of Citrus Heights, California (10-10) being named as the next stop on the Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson MMA Experiment (my title for his newfound career-the only way I’m taking it off is if and when he manages to beat a top 25 heavyweight or he and his people offer me my own backyard knuckle scrape DVD project), the question on everyone’s mind had to be whether or not this man is “legit.”
Submitted Nov 4, 2007 7:09PM by wolfgarnaud - 7 comments
 
Let's face it, UFC is plain boring
(tcpalm.com)
First, a disclaimer for all the low-brow, mouth-breathing Neanderthals who threatened bodily harm the last time I wrote on this subject: This is only my opinion.
Submitted Nov 4, 2007 9:48AM by grappler0000 - 32 comments
 
Cung Le vs. UFC’s Sam Morgan at Nov. 16 Strikeforce Event
(mmajunkie.com)
Famed kickboxer Cung Le (4-0) will look to continue an undefeated streak in MMA when he takes on former UFC fighter Sam Morgan (18-8) at a Nov. 16 Strikeforce event. “Strikeforce: Four Man Enter, One Man Survives” takes place in San Jose, Calif. A broadcast partner for the event should be announced shortly.
Submitted Nov 4, 2007 7:56AM by Muay-Thai - 11 comments
 
Yahoo! Sports Expands MMA Coverage
(mmajunkie.com)
Yahoo! Sports, one of the Web’s leading sports destinations, recently expanded its MMA coverage by separating its MMA and boxing sections. As part of the division, MMAjunkie.com is proud to announce a bigger presence on the site.
Submitted Nov 4, 2007 7:54AM by Muay-Thai - 1 comment
 
Doerksen steps up to fight Herman at UFC 78
(ufc.com)
After David Terrell was forced to withdraw from his UFC 78 bout against Ed Herman due to an ankle injury, veteran middleweight contender Joe Doerksen has decided to step up to face the Ultimate Fighter 3 finalist on November 17th at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 11:37PM by Muay-Thai - 12 comments
 
Dennis Hallman vs. Sean Salmon Set for Nov. 16 Strikeforce Event
(mmajunkie.com)
Dennis Hallman (37-12-2), a longtime MMA fighter best known for twice defeating former UFC champion Matt Hughes, will take on Sean Salmon (14-4) at the Nov. 16 Strikeforce event in San Jose, Calif. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today learned of the booking from Salmon. The fight will be the alternate bout for Strikeforce’s four-man middleweight tournament — the first ever sanctioned by the California State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 8:08PM by babalu2720 - 5 comments
 
IFL WEIGH-INS HIT SOME SNAGS
(mmaweekly.com)
The weigh-ins for the International Fight League’s first World Grand Prix tournament took place Friday, but not without a few bumps in the road. Donny Liles was 6 lbs. over the max limit of 171 and Horwich, Ray, and Heleno came in overweight as well. It is surprising to see this many fighters come in overweight. This is bad for the IFL, right when they were trying to get back on track. Their first time live on tv and they have four fighters who can't make weight.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 8:03PM by wolfman - 3 comments
 
Rashad Evans: "I’m just a better fighter than Bisping."
(mmafightline.com)
Rashad Evans seems to be feeling very confident about his upcoming clash with fellow TUF winner and light heavyweight contender Michael Bisping. I do just about everything better than Michael Bisping, said Evans. "I think he’s pretty tough but I’m just a better fighter than him. I felt Bisping had a hard time with Hamill. He was being more physical than him — and I’m definitely going to be more physical than Bisping. I want to make my mark and say, ‘This is where it’s at’." Evans, who last fought the ever popular Tito Ortiz to a draw last July at UFC 73, is undefeated and looks to step past Bisping at UFC 78 for a possible light heavyweight title shot against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. For more on this article please visit TheSun.com
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 4:51PM by wolfgarnaud - 12 comments
 
M-1 Global Planning New Year’s Event?
(mmajunkie.com)
Famed heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, who recently signed with the restructured M-1 Global fight promotion, today issued a letter to his fans in Japan, and in it, he hinted that the organization might hold a New Year’s show in Japan.Emelianenko’s letter, translated into English, appears on the M-1 Global website.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 12:19PM by aznteabagger - 5 comments
 
B.J. Penn and Joe Stevenson to Fight for Interim Title Jan. 19
(mmajunkie.com)
Former champion B.J. Penn (11-4-1 MMA, 7-3-1 UFC) and “The Ultimate Fighter 2” winner Joe Stevenson (28-7 MMA, 5-1 UFC) will fight for the interim UFC lightweight championship at UFC 80 in January.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 12:16PM by aznteabagger - 36 comments
 
Patrick Côté Fighting in February; UFC 81 a Possibility
(mmajunkie.com)
Patrick Côté (8-4 MMA, 2-4 UFC), “The Ultimate Fighter 4” cast member who scored a major upset victory over Kendall Grove at UFC 74 in August, will return in February — possibly at UFC 81 on SuperBowl weekend.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 12:15PM by aznteabagger - 4 comments
 
Nakamura Decision Delayed; Baroni’s Suspension Reduced
(mmaplayground.com)
On Wednesday the California State Athletic Commission issued Kazuhiro Nakamura, a Japanese fighter who tested positive for marijuana after his UFC 76 bout with Lyoto Machida, an extension after the fighter was a no-show for his scheduled hearing.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 12:13PM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
 
Former UFC Fighter “Babalu” Signs With Xcess Fighting
(mmajunkie.com)
Renato “Babalu” Sobral, a former UFC fighter who was booted from the organization after a controversial finish to his UFC 74 fight with David Heath, has signed a non-exclusive deal with the Xcess Fighting organization.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 12:12PM by aznteabagger - 2 comments
 
Kendall Grove vs. Jorge Rivera at UFC 80
(mmajunkie.com)
grove should win but rivera is a tough fight for anybody, he was handling cote on tuf 4 until he got hit with an upkick and he gave rich franklin a tough fight. ill still take kendall by decision
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 11:14AM by nickcuc547 - 10 comments
 
Dave Terrell Injured, Out of UFC 78
(taggradio.com)
Reported on TAGG radio November 2nd: Dave Terrell out of UFC 78. Ankle injury allegedly.
Submitted Nov 3, 2007 1:22AM by Muay-Thai - 22 comments
 
http://www.mmanews.com/other/MMANews.com-Exclusive-Interview-With-Kevin-Randleman-[Pt.-1].html
Kevin Randleman has terrible staph infection. Beware (very graffic)
Submitted Nov 2, 2007 10:46PM by tommyprairie - 3 comments
 
Ken Shamrock Sues The UFC
(mmafightline.com)
The following was part of a radio interview conducted on MMAWeekley Radio: “The fact is, we have a lawsuit going on right now,” Shamrock stated in an interview with MMAWeekly Radio. “They released me from my contract. I had one fight left. Now, we’re going to go after them for the damages and that’s why I couldn’t fight. I couldn’t fight because I was holding up to my end of the bargain with them. Then they turn around and didn’t hold up to their end of the bargain because they released me from my contract illegally, they breeched my contract, I am now open and ready to fight.”
Submitted Nov 2, 2007 8:07PM by wolfgarnaud - 19 comments
 
Mildly humorous: 8 Ways to Fix the IFL
(fightlinker.com)
A couple of these got a chuckle out of me.
Submitted Nov 2, 2007 6:17PM by DoTheMMAth - 5 comments
 
Shogun Rua On His Knee, Forrest Griffin, Couture, And His Future
(mmafightline.com)
Below are excerpts from an interview conducted with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua by punchdrunkgamer.com: Shogun on his knee: The knee is great, the surgery was a success and the doctor told me that everything is running better than the original schedule. I'm already doing physiotherapy and I think that I will be fight training in December. I will be back fighting in February or March, I hope so. Shogun on a rematch with Forrest Griffin and a possible fight with Tito Ortiz: I don’t like to choose my opponents, I want the UFC belt and I'm sure that Forrest will be in my way to accomplish this. So a rematch is just a matter of time. As I told you, I don't choose my opponents but I can fight Ortiz, no problem. Now that I have a recent defeat I will need to prove that I can have the UFC belt and Ortiz is probably living with the same situation. There is good chance for this fight to happen. Shogun on Couture, Fedor and M-1: I like the idea to have more Events like the UFC and PRIDE. It is good for the sport, the fighters and for the fans. Someone told me about the money offers for both (Fedor and Randy), if the numbers are true I'm sure that it is great news for all of the fighters, the sport is going for a new level. M-1 for now is a good promise, UFC is a reality and I think that Fedor is trying to get the best for his career. Randy is the UFC image and maybe there is something that they will fix and we will see him in the UFC again.
Submitted Nov 2, 2007 5:11PM by wolfgarnaud - 6 comments
 
Travis Lutter: "I can beat Anderson Silva."
(mmafightline.com)
Travis Lutter recently sat down with fighthype.com for an interview. Below is an interesting excerpt: Lutter On Anderson Silva: I really think I can beat Anderson Silva. I made a mistake during the fight and as far as the weight cut. I don't want to take anything away from Anderson's win. I made a mistake in the fight and got caught and I don't think I would make it again. I'd like to fight him again. I think I could take him down and impose my game the way I was. I'd really like to get another shot at Anderson. I think stylistically, I match up a lot better than most of the middleweights in the world with him.
Submitted Nov 2, 2007 5:08PM by wolfgarnaud - 24 comments
 
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