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Believe It Or Not! Butterbean Wants Kimbo
They don’t want to fight me, I hit too hard! Kimbo doesn’t want to fight anybody that can knock him out and I’m the man that can do it. Kimbo doesn’t want to fight anybody that can hit and I can definitely hit.” Butterbean also says he can take Kimbo’s punches. Sadly, this is a fight that could actually happen and no one — real MMAers, at least — wants to see it. Place your bets now: does Butterbean last longer than Tank Abbott did? Full Butterbean interview
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 11:12PM by SmileR - 31 comments
Filed under: EliteXC
Toe-to-toe with Doug "The Rhino" Marshall
I got a chance to interview WEC light-heavyweight champion Doug "The Rhino" Marshall last week. He is a very interesting character. We talked about his upcoming fight against Brian Stann, how he got started in MMA, his family, his childhood, his inspiration for fighting and how he transformed himself from a street-fighter into a mixed martial artist. To check out the entire interview, click this link:
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 9:31PM by PunchyMcGee - 1 comment
Filed under: WEC
Official WEC Weigh-In Results
WEC Weigh-In Results 03/25/2008 Official Weigh-in Results - WEC: Marshall vs Stann Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada VERSUS 9pm ET / 6pm PT Main Event – WEC Light Heavyweight Championship Brian Stann (204) vs Doug Marshall (204) Ed Ratcliff (155) vs Marcus Hicks (156) Bryan Baker (184) vs Chael Sonnen (186) Steve Cantwell (203) vs Tim McKenzie (203) Hiromitsu Miura (170) vs Blas Avena (170) John Alessio (170) vs Brock Larson (171) Sergio Gomez (156) vs Richard Crunkilton (156) Ryan Stonitsch (171) vs Alex Serdyukov (169) Chris Manuel (136) vs Kenji Osawa (134) Scott Harper (186) vs Logan Clark (186)
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 8:45PM by RMFG_187 - 2 comments
Filed under: WEC
Chris 'Lights Out' Lytle vs. Josh Koscheck rumored for UFC 86
found it listed in the rumors section good match up... if koscheck wants to stand with him
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 7:40PM by ufc88 - 29 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jensen to Replace Santos at Strikeforce/EliteXC
Former UFC fighter Ryan Jensen will replace (11-3) Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos (16-11) and will fight Joey Team Jackson product Joey Villasenor (24-6) at this weekend's Strikeforce/EliteXC show Strikeforce Vice President Mike Afromowitz confirmed the late replacement.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 7:03PM by juanez13 - 6 comments
Filed under: EliteXC, StrikeForce
IFL is back on TV
The International Fight League (OTC.BB: IFLI) and Fox Sports Net (FSN) announced today that the IFL's weekly, one-hour "Fight Night" show will begin its 2008 run on Saturday, April 19, at midnight local time. The show, which will begin with the IFL World Grand Prix finals from December 29, will run in that time slot through mid-July, a slot which will give the IFL limited preemptions on the FSN regional network in a spot that is key for the demo that follows the sport.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 6:51PM by Porch28 - 3 comments
Filed under: IFL
Randy Couture's Attempt at Lawsuit Dismissal Fails
Not Looking Good for Randy
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 6:35PM by juanez13 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
Baroni vs. Ninja
"Phil Baroni has singed to face Murilo “Ninja” Rua as part of the first ever ElilteXC-CBS Saturday Night Fights show taking place in New Jersey on May 31, independent sources close to the fight have confirmed to MMAWeekly.com" Who wins this fight?
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 5:41PM by imanidiot777 - 26 comments
Filed under: EliteXC
Yves Edwards Vs KJ Noons postponed
The Fight Network is reporting today that an EliteXC lightweight title fight between Yves Edwards and K.J. Noons has been postponed to June 14th:
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 3:30PM by Porch28 - 8 comments
Filed under: EliteXC
Sergio Gomez – The Price of Glory
With three brothers and six sisters, you can bet that WEC lightweight contender Sergio Gomez learned how to fight from an early age. Luckily for him, those early battles for the bathroom in the morning or for the last piece of cake on holidays have paid off to the tune of seven wins in eight pro MMA fights. But despite his success, his only defeat - to Marcus Hicks last May - still haunts the 25-year old. “That is the most painful way to lose a fight,” said Gomez, who seemed to have things under control against Hicks before getting submitted by a guillotine choke in the second round. “Anybody who saw that fight knows I was winning the entire time. I just got caught in something I wasn’t prepared for.”
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 3:22PM by RMFG_187 - 1 comment
Filed under: WEC, UFC
George Sotiropoulos – A Man on a Mission
As a child growing up in Geelong, the second largest city in the state of Victoria, Australia’s George Sotiropoulos probably never imagined that he would be making his home in Long Island, New York a couple of decades later. But even though he hasn’t adopted the famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) accent, the welterweight prospect is adjusting well to life in the land of the New York Islanders, Billy Joel, and Amy Fisher.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 3:20PM by RMFG_187 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jake Shields vs. Drew Fickett Strikeforce fight canceled
“ProElite.com has learned that the EliteXC Welterweight Championship bout between Jake Shields and Drew Fickett has been canceled. The bout was canceled due to an undisclosed injury sustained by Jake Shields. The bout was scheduled to take place on the EliteXC/Strikeforce event airing on Showtime this Saturday March 29th. No word on whether there will be a replacement opponent for Fickett.”
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 2:59PM by nickcuc547 - 14 comments
Filed under: EliteXC
Ken Shamrock responds to steroid allegations
Last week Strikeforce world middleweight champion Frank Shamrock accused his adoptive brother, Ken Shamrock, of being a longtime user of steroids. Today, Ken issued a statement to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) to counter the claims, saying they are "absolutely false."
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 12:31PM by Porch28 - 18 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Randy Couture Vs Kurt Angle Grappling Match?
HDNet’s Mark Cuban confirms that Kurt Angle — an Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist and current TNA World Heavyweight Champion (professional wrestling) — and UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture are in talks to stage a grappling match sometime in the near future
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 12:28PM by Porch28 - 27 comments
Filed under: HDNet
Tibau Vs Stevenson at UFC86
Joe Stevenson (28-8) will look to get back in the 155-pound title hunt when he takes on Gleison Tibau (15-5) at UFC 86 on July 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com learned that the bout was possible late last week and confirmed the match up earlier this morning.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 12:25PM by Porch28 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Hazelett vs. Burkman Likely For TUF 7 Finale
Dustin Hazelett vs. Josh Burkman is about set for the TUF 7 Finale. Both have accepted the fight and it will be made official soon.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 10:20AM by DCRage - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
American Top Team To Be On Display at UFC 86
According to a posting on the American Top Team website, the camp will have at least 4 fighters in action at UFC 86: Gleison (Graison) Tibau, Cole Miller, Steve Bruno, and Ben Saunders. No opponents were disclosed.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 10:17AM by DCRage - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Fight Camp / Team
Cote Vs Almeida at UFC 86
Patrick “The Predator” Cote will climb another rung on the UFC’s middleweight ladder when he returns to the Octagon this summer. The Fight Network has learned that Cote will face Renzo Gracie protégé Ricardo Almeida at UFC 86 on Saturday, July 5 in Las Vegas.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 8:16AM by Porch28 - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
Grice Takes Off To Prepare For Future
Absent from UFC since his UFC 77 Fight Of The Night performance, Matt Grice recently explained that he's taken time off because he was accepted to the Oklahoma City Police Academy as a start to his career, but UFC has left the door open for his return.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 8:05AM by DCRage - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Hardcore Championship Fighting has been sold
With Saturday's "Crow's Nest" card approaching, Hardcore Championship Fighting CEO Keith Crawford told Sherdog.com that his organization has been purchased.
Submitted Mar 25, 2008 7:53AM by babytater03 - 10 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
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