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Drew McFedries and Marvin Eastman Rumored for UFC 77
(ufcjunkie.com)
Both Drew McFedries (6-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Marvin Eastman (14-7-1 MMA, 0-3 UFC) are likely to fight at Cincinnati’s UFC 77 event on Oct. 20, according to MMAWeekly.com.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:29PM by aznteabagger - 13 comments
 
Video interview with BJ Penn.
(cbs2.com)
(CBS) LOS ANGELES UFC's B.J. Penn had plenty to say about the state of mixed martial arts, his future in the UFC and even admitted that he held on to his chokehold a little longer than normal in his recent victory against Jens Pulver. Jay Dee "B.J." Penn is an American professional mixed martial arts fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. He holds notable wins over Matt Hughes, Takanori Gomi, Matt Serra, Jens Pulver and Caol Uno. He is the first American-born winner of the World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the black belt category, a former UFC Welterweight Champion, and [was] a coach on the The Ultimate Fighter 5 reality show. Thanks to for the link-reference.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:21PM by AchillesHeel - 0 comments
 
Sokoudjou wants Tito or Shogun
On a recent Full Contact Fighter radio broadcast, Sokoudjou has stated that if he fights next in the UFC he wants to fight Tito Ortiz. If he fights next in Pride then he wants Shogun. Considering that it has been announced that Shogun will be fighting in the UFC (at UFC 76), it looks like if Sokoudjou is to get his wish he will need to come to the UFC! Sokoudjou fights at light heavyweight and holds wins over Ricardo Arona and Big Nog's little brother (little Nog). http://mma.gocurious.com/archives/235-Sokoudjou-wants-Tito-or-Shogun.html
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:18PM by GrandMaster313 - 47 comments
 
Justin McCully Returns @ UFC 76
(ufcjunkie.com)
Tito Ortiz’s training partner Justin McCully (8-3-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who scored a unanimous-decision win over Antoni Hardonk in his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 9 in April, has accepted a slot on the UFC 76 fight card in Anaheim.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 12:04PM by DevonFoxy - 5 comments
 
Kalib Starnes VS Alan Belcher at UFC 77
(sherdog.com)
It's the second article on the page. Kalib Starnes (Pictures) to meet Alan Belcher (Pictures) at UFC 77 Kultar Gill (Pictures)'s Revolution Fight Team stablemate Kalib Starnes (Pictures) exclusively told Sherdog.com that he will be fighting on the same card as the Anderson Silva-Rich Franklin (Pictures) rematch at UFC 77 in Cincinnati, Ohio. And although the contract is not yet signed, he's expecting to square off against Alan Belcher (Pictures). He plans on continuing the bi-coastal training routine that he has set up with the Revolution Fight Team in Vancouver, as well as American Top Team in Florida. It is this combination that helped him achieve success over Chris Leben (Pictures) at UFC 71 in May. Kalib claimed that each location has its own benefits. Vancouver for instance, in addition to being the home of his young daughter, provides him with world class ground training from 5-time world BJJ champion Fernandez, as well as Colin Daynes, who represented Canada in Greco Roman wrestling at the 96 Olympic Games. "These guys are comparable, if not better than anywhere else in the world," Starnes opined. But when it comes to the weakest part of his skill set -- which Kalib freely admits is his boxing -- Florida is the place to be. "The weakest part of my game has been my boxing," said the Ultimate Fighter vet, "so to come down here to focus with an Olympic Gold Medalist with almost 40 years experience in the game, Howard Davis Jr. -- that's invaluable. "I can get great training in Vancouver, but when it comes to sparring, in Florida I have twenty guys in my weight class to spar with as opposed to two in Vancouver. I need to have guys in there all the time who are better than me or as good as me, and that's what I get down here." "He's got heavy hands and he hits hard, and he has some jiu-jitsu experience," said Starnes of his potential opponent. "He'll be a big boy, so it should be a good fight."
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 9:45AM by babalu2720 - 4 comments
 
Gonzaga’s jiu-jitsu key to heavyweight title
(sports.bostonherald.com)
UFC heavyweight contender Gabriel Gonzaga used his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to dispatch much-heralded Mirko Cro Cop in April in Manchester, England, and you can bet that part of his game will be front and center when he faces champion and MMA legend Randy Couture on Aug. 25 in Las Vegas.
Submitted Jul 22, 2007 10:15PM by aznteabagger - 16 comments
 
Matt Wiman to Take on Michihiro Omigawa at UFC 76
(ufcjunkie.com)
The Ultimate Fighter 5‘s “Handsome” Matt Wiman (7-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who scored a first-round TKO of Brian Geraghty at the show’s live finale last month, will return to the Octagon to take on Japanese Judo expert Michihiro Omigawa (4-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC 76.
Submitted Jul 22, 2007 10:12PM by aznteabagger - 3 comments
 
Red Devil: A Word with Voronov
(sherdog.com)
Interview with Fedor's grappling coach
Submitted Jul 22, 2007 6:55AM by Manfred - 5 comments
 
Tyson Griffin VS Thiago Tavares at UFC 76
(thefightnetwork.com)
This will be an awesome fight. It's the first topic on the page.
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 11:18PM by babalu2720 - 24 comments
 
Where’s Andrei?
(ufcjunkie.com)
Beginning Aug. 25, the UFC will host four major events — UFC 74, UFC 75, UFC Fight Night 11 and UFC 76 — within a four-week period. And with the fight cards filling up quickly, many UFC fans are asking: where’s Andrei Arlovski?
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 8:23PM by aznteabagger - 25 comments
 
Ortiz talks Evans & Rematch
(mmaweekly.com)
The 'Huntington Beach Bad Boy' Tito Ortiz spoke with MMAWeekly about his UFC 73 draw against 'Sugar' Rashad Evans, the point deduction for grabbing the fence and the rematch.
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 11:08AM by aznteabagger - 33 comments
 
Ultimate Fighter Moves to Wednesday
(mmaweekly.com)
The Ultimate Fighter will be moving to Wednesday nights in its upcoming sixth season, according to two Spike TV representatives. The third, fourth, and fifth seasons of the show aired on Thursday nights at 10:00 PM, but the upcoming sixth season will air on Wednesday nights at 10:00 PM.
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 11:07AM by aznteabagger - 9 comments
 
Not a done deal
Tito vs Rashad 2 is not a done deal for ufc 77 according to ortiz. He has not agreed to nothing for that event , he still has to sign the papers
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 10:54AM by masodd - 19 comments
 
Yahoo Sports: MMA needs to address steroids problem
(sports.yahoo.com)
Sean Sherk had the gall to go on a national television show and brag about his training routine when he knew it was all fake. Hermes Franca had the temerity to ask those he perpetrated a fraud upon for forgiveness. They should, and will, be punished severely for testing positive for anabolic steroids following their July 7 match for the UFC lightweight title in Sacramento, Calif. ....
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 8:37AM by Manfred - 5 comments
 
Aleksander Emelianenko: MMA's First Sibling (Interview)
(sherdog.com)
New interview with Aleks
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 6:43AM by Manfred - 5 comments
 
Sherk Files Appeal
(mmaweekly.com)
Less than 24 hours after the news that both competitors in the recent lightweight title fight at UFC 73 had tested positive for steroids, it has been confirmed by the California State Athletic commission that champion Sean Sherk has filed an appeal. ....
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 6:40AM by Manfred - 1 comment
 
Dana White responds to Josh Gross' letter
(mma.tv)
No source, so I don't know if it's legit, but it's pretty funny
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 2:17AM by Manfred - 16 comments
 
Blog Day Two: In the Devils' Own Backyard
(sherdog.com)
Living with Fedor Emilianenko's Red Devil team while they prepare for a tournament. Day two.
Submitted Jul 21, 2007 12:24AM by Manfred - 2 comments
 
BJ Penn interview from CBS
(cbs2.com)
BJ Penn stops in at CBS and has a chat about his future, sean sherk, and his new outlook on natural training. I love the hawaiian attitue: "Show some balls, fight B.J. Penn without steroids."
Submitted Jul 20, 2007 11:00PM by duggy - 3 comments
 
Sherk to challenge test results
(wrestlingobserver.com)
per Loretta Hunt via Greg Nelson Anyone know who Nelson is? Sherk's manager?
Submitted Jul 20, 2007 2:46PM by Manfred - 35 comments
 
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