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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
 
Couture and Gonzaga on ESPNEWS today(side by side)
(ufcmania.com)
Interesting video clip that has the two sitting side by side during an interview.
Submitted Aug 3, 2007 8:58PM by wolfman - 9 comments
 
Paulo Filho Interview
(sportsline.com)
From CBS Sportsline, interview with Paulo Filho
Submitted Aug 3, 2007 3:44PM by gutoo - 2 comments
 
Lee Murray's $100 Million Heist Caught On Camera
(mmanews.com)
Former UFC fighter and the man infamous for his street fight against Tito Ortiz in England, was arrested a while back for being caught in the biggest bank heist in the history of the UK - stealing over $100 million. If you check out the CNN.com video section, apparently there is a good deal of video footage of the actual heist itself and all the aftermath that followed.
Submitted Aug 3, 2007 2:32PM by CwB - 9 comments
 
UFC 74 Countdown, Couture All Access On 8/23
(mmanews.com)
Countdown to UFC 74 will premiere on Spike TV on August 23rd at 11:00PM ET/PT., featuring profiles of the top bouts for the "Respect" event set for August 25th.
Submitted Aug 3, 2007 2:28PM by CwB - 0 comments
 
Engaged: Diego Sanchez and Ali Sonoma?
(ufcmania.com)
Are UFC welterweight fighter Diego Sanchez and UFC Octagon Girl Ali Sonoma engaged to be married? It sure sounds like it.
Submitted Aug 3, 2007 2:21PM by CwB - 9 comments
 
Chris Lytle vs. Matt Brown at UFL Event — UFCjunkie.com Update
(ufcjunkie.com)
UFC veteran and Indianapolis firefighter Chris Lytle (23-14-5 MMA, 3-6 UFC) will headline next week’s United Fight League event against Columbus, Ohio fighter Matt Brown (5-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC). Lytle’s camp recently confirmed the opponent with UFCjunkie.com (www.ufcjunkie.com).
Submitted Aug 3, 2007 2:18PM by CwB - 2 comments
 
Dan Lauzon: Joe Lauzon Fighting at UFC 78
(ufcjunkie.com)
“The Ultimate Fighter 5” cast member Joe Lauzon (15-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC), who made a splash by scoring a first-round TKO of Jens Pulver prior to the show’s filming, has undergone knee surgery but expects to be healed in time to appear on the UFC 78 fight card in Newark, New Jersey.
Submitted Aug 3, 2007 2:16PM by CwB - 4 comments
 
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