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Say it Ain't So, Royce! Notes on a Scandal
Here is the man, lean, lithe, and stoic. In a field of eight, he's a physical anomaly, with shoulders as narrow as his hips; a bulky pair of white pajamas conceals a set of pipe-cleaner arms.
Submitted Jul 17, 2007 3:04PM by aznteabagger - 10 comments
UFC 75: Champion VS Champion free on spike TV
New York, NY, July 16, 2007 -- Spike TV will telecast “UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion,” its most star-studded fight card ever, including the network’s first-ever UFC® title fight, a unification bout between UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and PRIDE’s 205-pound Champion Dan “Hollywood” Henderson, on Saturday, September 8 at 9:00 PM ET/PT (same day tape) from The O2 Arena in London, England. UFC 75 also features a major heavyweight battle with international superstar Mirko “Cro Cop” when he takes on France’s Cheick Kongo. As a special feature, England’s own and “The Ultimate Fighter® 3” Light Heavyweight Champion Michael “The Count” Bisping takes on fellow “The Ultimate Fighter 3” cast member Matt “The Hammer” Hamill. More here:
Submitted Jul 17, 2007 2:04PM by MattHughesFan - 17 comments
Mike Swick Says Chris Leben Is Out of UFN 11
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Submitted Jul 17, 2007 12:32PM by babalu2720 - 10 comments
Roger Huerta fighting at UFC 74 Opponent Named Inside
Rising UFC lightweight star Roger Huerta (18-1-1) today informed UFCmania.com that he will face Alberto Crane (8-0) at UFC 74 on August 25 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Submitted Jul 17, 2007 10:18AM by AmericanFighterAce - 15 comments
Lindland Back at 185
Matt "The Law" Lindland has fought most of his career as a middleweight, but has recently been moving up in weight class competing as a light heavyweight and a heavyweight.
Submitted Jul 17, 2007 8:31AM by aznteabagger - 2 comments
Nate Diaz to Return at UFC Fight Night 11
Nate Diaz (6-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), fresh off his win over Manny Gamburyan at The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale, will put his recently won UFC contract to good use at UFC Fight Night 11 on Sept. 19. His opponent has not yet been named.
Submitted Jul 17, 2007 8:30AM by aznteabagger - 9 comments
Another Source Claims UFC 75 Will Air Free On Spike TV
UFC 75, featuring the light heavyweight unification bout between UFC champion Quinton Jackson and Pride titleholder Dan Henderson, will air free on Spike TV. That'd be amazing. CC vs Kongo, Bisping vs Hamill, and Rampage v Henderson for free? I'll take it.
Submitted Jul 16, 2007 3:15PM by DevonFoxy - 20 comments
Masakatsu Funaki signs with K-1
Incredible news, the legendary Funaki is coming back to the fight game after a seven year layoff...
Submitted Jul 16, 2007 3:02PM by richieb19 - 1 comment
Joe Lauzon To Train With Team Penn In Hawaii!!
Soon Lauzon will be heading to Hawaii and BJ Penn’s team for a week to get acclimated. If that works out, he will train for his next fight there, and if all goes well then, he will look to become an adopted son of the beautiful pacific island state for a year or two. This is a great sign and a great step for Lauzon IMO. I'm extremely excited about this news as hes just gonna get better which means trouble for the LW division.
Submitted Jul 16, 2007 2:32PM by DevonFoxy - 17 comments
Wanderlei didnt back out of the fight!
Sorry if someone posted this, but i did search before posting. I knew wanderlei didnt back out of this fight. I honestly think that dana white is to worried about having Wanderlei Silva come over and knock out Chuck again and then it just become a Pride Fighters division. I honestly feel Dana is ducking this fight. The man has a valid point. Give him the extra 2 months and let him build up and get some training in after moving, then every MMA Fan will get the fight they have been wanting to see.
Submitted Jul 16, 2007 9:25AM by Biggee - 13 comments
Fighting his way through: Ludlow’s Gonzaga is kickin’ it up in UFC
Watching Gabriel Gonzaga spar with boxing coach Clayton Roberson, nothing about his skills -- aside from his obvious size and strength -- suggest that he’s the No. 1 contender in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Submitted Jul 16, 2007 8:54AM by aznteabagger - 7 comments
Babalu's Mugshot and Report(link inside)
To my dismay here is Babalu's mugshot and Police report.
Submitted Jul 15, 2007 9:13AM by babalu2720 - 23 comments
Babalu Arrested...
Taken from www.wrestlingobserver.com "Renato Sobral de Cunha was arrested at 4:15 a.m. and released yesterday on charges of Battery and Trespassing in Tampa. He was at the WFC event at the Florida State Fairgrounds, and was arrested at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa. We don't have any other details except it is believed he spit on a bouncer." bad luck continues for Sobral...
Submitted Jul 14, 2007 10:42PM by rcg916 - 24 comments
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou no longer signing with Elite XC. Sokoudjou to sign with K-1
One high-profile fighter who won't appear on an EliteXC card in the coming year is Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (Pictures), this despite the light heavyweight verbally agreeing to a deal with Pro Elite that would have kept him busy, fighting four times in 12 months. Reports surfaced Friday that Sokoudjou (4-1-0), who knocked out Ricardo Arona and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in his last two fights, fielded a late offer from K-1. Ryan Parsons, a representative for the 23-year-old fighter, told Sherdog.com that the K-1 contract promised "significantly more money" than the potential $200,000 per-fight Sokoudjou was slated to receive from Pro Elite. Last week K-1 approached Sokoudjou with a one-year offer that would have placed the young Team Quest fighter against either Melvin Manhoef or Alistair Overeem on Monday's HERO'S card in Yokohama, the first of at least three fights he would have owed the Japanese promotion. However, failing to obtain a visa on short notice delayed the PRIDE veteran's return to Japan, and will keep Sokoudjou in Southern California this weekend. Having backed away from EliteXC, Sokoudjou now awaits signing with K-1, which Parsons said should happen "shortly."
Submitted Jul 14, 2007 9:12PM by Sam_Rothstein - 7 comments
The Highly Unofficial Half-Year UFC Awards - The Fighters
Last, but certainly not least, we come to the end of our mid-year series celebrating the best of the UFC from January to July, and who better to finish up with than the top fighters the Octagon has seen thus far in 2007. But who took the crown as the top fighter of the first half of 2007? You’ll have to read on to find out.
Submitted Jul 14, 2007 7:47PM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
UFC Lightweight Division Under "Shark" Attack
'The Muscle Shark' Sean Sherk defended his UFC lightweight title for the first time at UFC 73 with a unanimous decision win over Hermes Franca. The UFC lightweight champion spoke with MMAWeekly Radio about his first title defense, his conditioning and the impending match with 'The Prodigy' BJ Penn.
Submitted Jul 14, 2007 12:11PM by aznteabagger - 22 comments
Weightvclass For Leben Vs Swick Fight Currently Undecided
A much-anticipated rematch between The Ultimate Fighter 1 cast members Chris Leben (16-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) and Mike Swick (10-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) will take place at UFC Fight Night 11 — most likely as the night’s main event — but the weight class for the fight is still undecided. Swick has been told that Leben plans to drop to 170 pounds for the fight, but if the weight loss proves too daunting for the Oregon slugger, Swick’s camp says the fight will go on at 185 pounds. Interesting in my opinion. Didn't think Leben could make 170.
Submitted Jul 14, 2007 8:58AM by DevonFoxy - 11 comments
Liddell vs. Jardine instead of Silva @ UFC 76
"Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell (20-4 MMA, 14-3 UFC) and Keith Jardine (12-3-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) are expected to headline Anaheim’s UFC 76 event in September."
Submitted Jul 13, 2007 5:18PM by papercut - 68 comments
Luke Cummo Fighting @ UFC Fight Night 11
The Ultimate Fighter 2 welterweight runner-up and Ring of Combat veteran Luke Cummo (5-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has been granted a request to fight at UFC Fight Night 11 on Sept. 19. His opponent has not been named
Submitted Jul 13, 2007 1:32PM by DevonFoxy - 10 comments
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