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Solid Line-Up For Palace Fighting Championship 4
(mmanews.com)
Palace Fighting Championship PFC 4 “Project Complete” October 18th, 2007 Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino Lemoore, Ca Tickets can be purchased at tickets.com or charge by phone 1-800-225-2277. PFC Lightweight Title Fight (Champion Smith) San Bernardino’s Shad Smith (9-7-2) vs. Lemoore’s Poppies Martinez (11-3-1) PFC Light Heavyweight Title Fight (Vacant) North Hollywood’s Lodune Sincaid (10-4) vs. Sacramento’s Jeromy Frietag (5-5) PFC Middleweight Title Fight (Vacant) Newport Beach’s Justin Levens (9-7) vs. Lemoore’s Kenny Ento (8-2) Middleweights Elk Grove’s Scott Smith (11-4) vs. Santa Rosa’s Nate Loughran (5-0) Welterweights Ensenada, Mexico’s Olaf Alfonso (5-7) vs. Hesperia’s Thomas Denny (22-15).............
Submitted Oct 4, 2007 9:17AM by CornishMMA - 3 comments
 
JARDINE NOT LIKELY TO RETURN UNTIL 2008
(mmaweekly.com)
When Keith Jardine defeated Chuck Liddell, he not only handed for the former champion a decisive loss, he also put himself at the top of the food chain in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division. While many fights could be on the horizon for Jardine, fans are not likely to see him again in 2007...................
Submitted Oct 4, 2007 5:43AM by CornishMMA - 2 comments
 
Anthony Torres Fails UFC 75 Drug Test
(mmajunkie.com)
“The Ultimate Fighter 2” cast member Anthony Torres (5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who suffered a first-round TKO to Jess Liaudin at UFC 75, failed a post-fight drug test due to an anabolic steroid.
Submitted Oct 4, 2007 1:01AM by Sam_Rothstein - 2 comments
 
Rashad Evans vs. Michael Bisping added to UFC 78
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC 78 will feature a light heavyweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter 2” heavyweight winner Rashad Evans (10-0-1 MMA, 5-0-1 UFC) and “The Ultimate Fighter 3” light heavyweight winner Michael Bisping (14-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC), according to UFC.com
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 10:00PM by ultimatefight56 - 33 comments
 
Nakamura to Appeal, Others Are Clean
(mmaweekly.com)
Aside from Kazuhiro Nakamura’s previously announced suspension for testing positive for marijuana, the 17 remaining competitors from Sept. 22’s Ultimate Fighting Championship event in Anaheim, Calif. were clean on their drug tests, both for drugs of abuse and for anabolic agents/masking agents, according to Bill Douglas, a representative of the California State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 7:20PM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
 
Adam Smith +ve For Cocaine
(mmaweekly.com)
Adam Smith, who faced Dewey Cooper at the Strikeforce at the Mansion event in Beverly Hills, Calif. this past Saturday night, has been fined and suspended for testing positive for cocaine and marijuana according to Bill Douglas, a representative of the California State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 7:18PM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
 
An Interview With UFC 78’s Jason Reinhardt: Owner of MMA’s Best Career Record
(mmajunkie.com)
For a guy with a perfect 18-0 record, Jason Reinhardt’s road to a UFC debut wasn’t without a few bumps. The MMA fighter and teacher had garnered the attention of the UFC after years of success in the Midwest and throughout the U.S., but when it came to casting for the “The Ultimate Fighter 5,” Reinhardt made it only to the final 18; just 16 fighters, of course, were chosen for the show.
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 7:16PM by aznteabagger - 6 comments
 
Not all Pride fighters struggle in the UFC
(ufcmania.com)
“I have no idea why some are struggling to adjust. With Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, he just made one mistake and ran into Heath Herring’s leg. That is a big leg so it is going to take some steam out of you. Nog recovered well and I think that other than that kick he dominated the rest of the fight. At the same time Quinton Jackson and Anderson Sylva in my eyes are PRIDE fighters. So you could say that PRIDE owns two belts in the UFC right now. Both of those guys fought almost all their fights and made their name in PRIDE. They are PRIDE fighters. It is easy to throw a UFC label on Jackson because he is American. He only fought one fight in the cage with WFA before he went to the UFC.”
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 7:14PM by aznteabagger - 11 comments
 
‘Maybe’ Chuck Liddell and Wanderlei Silva will fight at UFC 79
(ufcmania.com)
The on again, off again dream match up between former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell and former PRIDE FC middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva could be on again at UFC 79 on December 29, according to John Hackleman via FightNetwork.com.
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 7:12PM by aznteabagger - 8 comments
 
Liddell Resumes Training, Fight With Silva Remains Possibility
(thefightnetwork.com)
By Loretta Hunt (loretta@thefightnetwork.com) Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell got back on the horse Monday, as he returned to the San Luis Obispo, Calif. gym that steered him to the crown and four title defenses inside the Octagon, his head trainer John Hackleman said. There, Hackleman said Liddell partook in some light training and discussed his recent loss to Keith Jardine.................................................
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 3:39PM by CornishMMA - 6 comments
 
"Kimbo” vs. “Tank” Main Event **NOT** Cancelled STILL ON :)
(mmajunkie.com)
UPDATED ARTICLE An Oct. 12 Cage Fighting Fury Championship main event between Internet brawler Kimbo Slice (0-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and former UFC fighter David “Tank” Abbott (9-13 MMA, 5-8 UFC) has NOT been canceled ...........................
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 3:23PM by CornishMMA - 24 comments
 
 
 
Cro Cop In the Past, Kongo Looks to Nog
(mmaweekly.com)
With his win over Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic at Ultimate Fighting Championship 75, French striker Cheick Kongo solidified himself as a top contender in the heavyweight division. In the fight with Cro Cop, it seemed after the first round that Kongo figured out his opponent and worked his game plan to perfection.
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 7:53AM by aznteabagger - 5 comments
 
“Strikeforce at the Playboy Mansion” Fighters’ Salaries
(mmajunkie.com)
Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez ($30,000) and Strikeforce newcomer Joe Riggs ($29,500) were the big winners at this past weekend’s Strikeforce show in Beverly Hills, Calif. The two main-card fighters — both of whom were victorious — received the biggest disclosed salaries from the event.
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 6:48AM by CornishMMA - 4 comments
 
Full UFC 77 "Hostile Territory" Card Announced
(mmanews.com)

The following is the complete OFFICIAL fight card for UFC 77 "Hostile Territory" according to UFC.com: Main PPV Card: -Anderson Silva (c) vs. Rich Franklin (UFC MW Title) -Tim Sylvia vs. Brandon Vera -Stephan Bonnar vs. Eric Schafer -Kalib Starnes vs. Alan Belcher Prelim Card: -Yushin Okami vs. Jason MacDonald -Jorge Gurgel vs. Alvin Robinson -Josh Burkman vs. Forrest Petz -Jason Black vs. Matt Grice
Thats really weird cos Jensen was heavily rumored to be replacing Eastman to fight Meia, though they make no mention its the FULL card on ufc.com like they say here so i expect that fight TBA as a prelim as well Its surprising the Okami Macdonald fight isnt main card, even tho im sure it will be boring its between 2 top MW's whilst the Bonnar Schafer fight isvery far down the list and pretty unexciting to me
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 6:28AM by CornishMMA - 14 comments
 
Full Card For CFFC 6 With Kimbo vs. Tank Abbott (10/12)
(mmanews.com)

The following is the full fight card for Cage Fury Fighting Championships 6 - Heavy Hands on October 12, 2007 in Atlantic City, New Jersey live on pay-per view: -Kimbo Slice vs. Tank Abbott -Ricardo Almeida vs. Dennis Hallman -Marcio “Pe De Pano” Cruz vs. John Marsh .................................
Submitted Oct 3, 2007 6:19AM by CornishMMA - 9 comments
 
Vitor Belfort wants to fight Rampage Jackson
(ufcmania.com)
“I want to start everything from the beginning and win the most big belts that I can. I´ll give the maximum attention to my career and fight against the best athletes. I have this big wish of fighting against Quinton Jackson, I think it would be a great combat…. Then I´ll go to the superheavy category, this is my aim. “
Submitted Oct 2, 2007 9:45PM by aznteabagger - 20 comments
 
Mirko Cro Cop: The Questions Remain Unanswered
(fantasyinsideronline.com)
The following link provides some updates on Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic. The story touches on his latest injury, surgery to improve his breathing, and what may lie in his future.
Submitted Oct 2, 2007 7:56PM by marketmaven - 8 comments
 
Hollywood Evening At Playboy Mansion Quite a Change For MMA
(sportsline.com)
Strikeforce's show Saturday night was the first mixed martial arts event at the Playboy Mansion. The combination made for an interesting evening.
Submitted Oct 2, 2007 6:01PM by zephead - 0 comments
 
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