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Kenny Florian to Face Din Thomas at UFN 11
(mmaweekly.com)
After a recent announcement by Miletich fighter, Spencer Fisher, via his MySpace blog that he had to drop out of his upcoming fight with Din Thomas due to a staph infection, MMAWeekly has confirmed from sources close to the fight that Fisher’s replacement will be Kenny Florian.
Submitted Aug 7, 2007 1:14PM by babalu2720 - 15 comments
 
Fisher out of UFN 11 due to Staph infection
(ufcmania.com)
Spencer Fisher has withdrawn from his upcoming lighweight bout with Din Thomas at UFC Fight Night 11 on September 19 because of a staph infection, according to a recent MySpace message from “The King.”
Submitted Aug 7, 2007 12:24PM by wolfman - 8 comments
 
Diego Sanchez Has Left Team Jackson
(ufcjunkie.com)
The Ultimate Fighter 1” middleweight winner and current top-10 UFC welterweight Diego Sanchez has cut ties with Greg Jackson’s camp in New Mexico and is relocating to California.
Submitted Aug 7, 2007 10:11AM by aznteabagger - 22 comments
 
IFL Partners With STAR TV
(mmaweekly.com)
“IFL Battleground” and “IFL Fight Night” broadcasts to be seen in an additional 50 countries in the Far East
Submitted Aug 7, 2007 10:09AM by aznteabagger - 2 comments
 
Franca's Suspension Upheld
(mmaweekly.com)
Hermes Franca appeared before the California State Athletic Commission this morning requesting a reduction in his one year suspension for testing positive to the anabolic steroid Drostanolone following his UFC 73 lightweight title bout with Sean Sherk. That request was denied.
Submitted Aug 7, 2007 10:08AM by aznteabagger - 1 comment
 
Dana White Talks Sherk Situation
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC president, Dana White, spoke with MMAWeekly about the Sean Sherk situation and what the UFC will do with the lightweight title if Sherk's one year suspension by the California State Athletic Commission is upheld.
Submitted Aug 7, 2007 10:07AM by aznteabagger - 9 comments
 
Sherk & Baroni Granted Extensions
(mmaweekly.com)
Today at the hearing held by the California State Athletic Commission to hear the appeal cases of several MMA fighters and boxers, UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk and StrikeForce middleweight Phil Baroni were both granted continuances by the commission for a hearing to be held in October.
Submitted Aug 7, 2007 10:04AM by aznteabagger - 1 comment
 
The cold war: Fedor weighs his options
(sherdog.com)
From Sherdog on Fedors' s choices. I think the UFC should give on the sambo ,and even sign one or two red devil fighter's. However, his manager trying to strong arm the UFC into co-promotion is ridiculous IMO.
Submitted Aug 7, 2007 4:36AM by hippysmacker - 12 comments
 
Rumor: Okami vs Macdonald?
(ufcdaily.com)
This should be a good match up. I think I'll take Okami if this fight happens. Much stronger.
Submitted Aug 6, 2007 6:43PM by Twenty20Dollars - 20 comments
 
CALIFORNIA STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION GRANTS CONTINUANCE FOR SHERK
NV August 6, 2007 – At a hearing in Los Angeles today, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) granted a continuance for UFC Lightweight Champion Sean Sherk’s appeal of his positive test for the banned substance “Nandrolone” after his July 7th win over Hermes Franca at UFC 73 in Sacramento. Sherk’s attorney Howard L. Jacobs requested the continuance to allow time to acquire documentation from the laboratory where the drug tests were conducted. Hermes Franca, who tested positive for “Drostanolone” after his July 7 bout with Sherk, was also present at today’s hearing. Franca admitted to taking the substance and the CSAC suspended him for one year beginning July 7 and fined him $2,500. It is expected that Sherk’s continued appeal will take place at the CSAC’s next meeting in October.
Submitted Aug 6, 2007 6:17PM by brutalbones - 3 comments
 
Special report: Steroids, street drugs a problem in MMA, too
(sportsline.com)
On the Tuesday before UFC 73, I was on the phone with a friend who works with a top mixed martial arts champion. The person understands the pro wrestling business well. I asked them if MMA has a similar drug culture to professional wrestling.
Submitted Aug 6, 2007 1:25PM by zephead - 4 comments
 
Lister trains with Mirko
(bloodyelbow.com)
CroCop (and Lister) is making all the right moves after suffering the devastating loss to Gabriel Gonzaga. And really, that's always been CroCop's style. He's suffered a few notable losses that wound up serving as diagnostics about his in-ring ability. Now that he understands how important the cage, wrestling, and defensive ground work can be, he's doing everything in his power to bring his skills up to speed. Cheick Kongo's going to have his work cut out for him. IMO it's great for both of them. I think Mirko needs a bit more help with feeling out the cage, and lister can use some striking help. Ricco is still there, as are vyel, bonjasky and sergi. I'm getting so excited for the upcoming fight with kongo, Mirko seems really dedicated to winning, and going after that belt.
Submitted Aug 6, 2007 3:49AM by cmill21 - 11 comments
 
Riggs vs. Miller for Shot at WEC TITLE
(ufcmania.com)
Should be a pretty interesting fight. One fight ago, Riggs was told, you lose you are done. Well he won obviously.
Submitted Aug 5, 2007 12:26PM by AmericanFighterAce - 10 comments
 
UFC RoundUp. Newss
(ufcdaily.com)
Very interesting if you read the round up as of august 5th. I'll point out the things I have thoughts on. Evan Tanner will not be facing Marvin Eastman, Tanner not even under contract with the UFC as of now. I want to see Eastman vs Mcfedries anyway. UFC could possibly hold a event in North Carolina Silva vs Chuck could still be on for december but I doubt it. UFC wants to hold an event in Chicago. wont happen untill atleast early '08 Mark Coleman is trying to make a return to the UFC. interesting Ouch Gomi going to stay in Japan and fight and not sign with the ufc. Corey Hill supposly going to debut at 78 with a bunch of 155ers
Submitted Aug 5, 2007 11:56AM by Twenty20Dollars - 6 comments
 
B.J. Penn Pleads No Contest to 2005 Assault Charge
(ufcjunkie.com)
Former UFC welterweight champion and “The Ultimate Fighter 5” coach B.J. Penn yesterday pleaded no contest to charges of assaulting a police officer in the first degree. The charges stemmed from a 2005 fight outside a Hawaii nightclub.
Submitted Aug 4, 2007 10:06PM by aznteabagger - 18 comments
 
Tamdan McCrory Anticipating November or December Fight Date
(ufcjunkie.com)
Tamdan “Barn Cat” McCrory (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC), one of the most eccentric and promising 20-year-olds in mixed-martials arts today, hopes to make a return trip to the UFC on a November or December fight card.
Submitted Aug 4, 2007 10:05PM by aznteabagger - 3 comments
 
Nate Hasn’t Been Contacted About a Fight
(ufcjunkie.com)
Recent Internet rumors have stated that UFC middleweight fighter Nate Marquardt (25-7-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is expected to headline an October Spike TV event, but a representative from the fighter’s camp tells UFCjunkie.com (www.ufcjunkie.com) that Marquardt hasn’t been contacted about his next fight.
Submitted Aug 4, 2007 10:04PM by aznteabagger - 2 comments
 
Tito says the fight with Rashad is on...
(mmamath.blogspot.com)
Just got done having a short chat with Tito Ortiz in his chat room. He mentioned that the Rashad fight is on and that in the future a Chuck Liddell fight would likely happen again. Check out the transcript here.
Submitted Aug 4, 2007 9:06PM by nubby - 25 comments
 
Dana White: “We’ve Got Wanderlei Silva”
(ufcjunkie.com)
In a recent interview with a Las Vegas television station, UFC president Dana White said the UFC has acquired some of the world’s top fighters, and among them, he named PRIDE Fighting Championships veteran Wanderlei Silva (31-7-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC).
Submitted Aug 4, 2007 10:20AM by aznteabagger - 20 comments
 
UFC 76 Eastman vs Tanner?
(ufcmania.com)
Really don't want to see this fight personally. I wanted to see Mcfedries vs Eastman. Thoughts?
Submitted Aug 4, 2007 12:23AM by Twenty20Dollars - 13 comments
 
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