Don Frye TK'od In Spite Of Mustache
The faces I see when I think of Pride Fighting Championship are Wanderlei Silva, Kazuyuki Fujita, and… wait for it… Don “The Predator” Frye. That’s right.
Saku-Royce II official
-Limited to five five minute rounds (I see a decision coming)
-CSAC also is concerned about Saku and has requested a full physical exam (thought that was standard anyway?)
- Jake Shields, Gina Carano, Antonio Silva scheduled and Brock Lesner is making his MMA debut
Fighter Chooses MMA Over Pro Football
There are a very few skilled enough athletes to be able to make sports their profession. Even fewer are those who are able to do two professional sports at once. So when the time comes for an athlete to make a choice between two sports and focus on just one, it’s a decision that very few can empathize with.
Rameau Thierry “Sokoudjou”? Maybe you’d recognize him more by “the guy that knocked out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira” or “the guy that knocked out Ricardo Arona." Oh yeah, that guy.
UFC Live Gate Numbers
The UFC held three events in the month of April and two of those events were very successful at the live box office. The UFC had strong debuts in two new markets as UFC 69 took place in Houston, Texas and UFC 70 took place in Manchester, England.
Kampmann Out Of UFC Main Event VS Franklin
Martin Kampmann is out of the announced main event for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first foray into Northern Ireland. He was scheduled to enter the Octagon to face the #4 ranked middleweight fighter in the world and former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin.
On a ‘Rampage’ vs. Liddell
Shortly after beating Marvin Eastman in his UFC debut, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson said he’d like a couple of more fights before taking on Chuck Liddell for the lightweight title. Yet here he is, training in the 8,000-foot altitude of Big Bear, Calif., slightly less than three weeks away from stepping into The Octagon against the Iceman.
UFC building up to July extravaganza
Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White told anyone who would listen that the breakout year the promotion had in 2006 was only the beginning for the resurgent mixed martial arts franchise.
The World is Ready for the UFC - UFC 73 on July 7th
Tired of paying your hard-earned cash for events packed with hype and little else? Sick of sitting down
for a pay-per-view event and finding out that you’re paying over $50 for just three fights that include a showcase and a mismatch?
Mayweather backing down already?
According to this Dana says he can make a very competitiver offer to Mayweather (relative to his recent payday), yet Mayweather says he was only kidding/hyping the fight.
Sperry & Butterbean Head Cage Rage 22
UFC 70 and Cage Rage 21 are fading in our minds now and having just had the Cage Warriors show, things are all quiet on the live event front. So it’s a collective picking up of the pieces for the fighters whilst promoters work hard at booking the next event.
HBO PPV Announcers Disagree On MMA
It’s over, finally after weeks of pontification by many fans and experts, the question was seemingly answered, did Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s highly-anticipated match-up prove to be the savior of boxing in the eyes of the general public?
Nogueira's UFC Debut Set For UFC 73 "Stacked"
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has officially announced the main portion of the UFC 73 event scheduled for July 7th at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, Calif. Entitled “Stacked” the moniker couldn’t be more appropriate.
Exclusive: Sokoudjou On Karo, Fedor-Lindland, Next Fight [Pt. 2]
On May 3, MMANews.com's own Chris Howie sat down with current PRIDE 205 lb. sensation Sokoudjou to discuss his wins over "Lil Nog" and Arona, his one pro MMA loss, his judo match with Karo Parisyan, his thoughts on Fedor grabbing the ropes versus his teammate Matt Lindland, his upcoming PRIDE fight in July and tons more!