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Chris Lytle vs. Tristan Yunker UFL Bout Scratched
An upcoming United Fight League bout between UFC veteran Chris Lytle (23-14-5 MMA, 3-6 UFC) and promising youngster Tristan Yunker (11-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) that UFCjunkie.com first reported yesterday was scratched at the final hour, we’ve learned.
Submitted Jul 25, 2007 12:06PM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
IFL Grand Prix Matchups Named!!!!!
Among them include a Horodecki vs Palaszewski rematch and Rothwell vs Nelson rematch.
Submitted Jul 25, 2007 9:00AM by babalu2720 - 5 comments
CC is bringig Bonjasky and Yyvel
i'm a bit lazy to translation right now so here is just short summary he will bring Bonjasky, Iyvel and Ivan Hippolyte to train with them.....................something about training more stand up (he'll train in this proportion: stand up/ground game 80:20)...and he had also mentioneted that he will get octagon next week if anyone have the will to translate the whole article please be my guest : http://www.vecernji.hr/newsroom/sports/more/1778600/index.do;jsessionid=A9C15A119E0A46BE3791FD10F9A1694D.2
Submitted Jul 24, 2007 6:22PM by cmill21 - 25 comments
Patient Wanderlei Still Wants Liddell
Former PRIDE middleweight ace Wanderlei Silva (Pictures) is coming to America. "I'm moving to the U.S., but I still don't know where I'll live. I'm in doubt between Las Vegas and Florida," Silva stated. "I'm going there to see a house … and after this I'll decide." The Brazilian admits he doesn't even know where he will train, "I'm shooting in the dark, and I'm still thinking how I will train. I have to see the available gyms, where I'll train, and with who." Read the rest @-->
Submitted Jul 24, 2007 4:28PM by Canadian_MM_EH - 20 comments
Spike may not be the only cable network offering UFC content. The organization is in discussions with HBO, and has had preliminary discussions with ESPN, about securing a distribution deal for additional live events and other UFC content, according to executives from both networks.
Submitted Jul 24, 2007 11:53AM by CwB - 3 comments
So, About Those Steroids…
Tumultuous times for the barely-potty-trained sport of MMA: in a first of its kind, two UFC main event fighters have tested positive for unpronounceable pharmaceuticals. Weeks ago, a living legend with the physique of Mahatma Gandhi was caught with the needle.
Submitted Jul 24, 2007 9:02AM by aznteabagger - 4 comments
New Season of Tapout Begins Aug. 1
Los Angeles, CA. - From the producers of American Chopper and Dirty Jobs, the VERSUS original series TapouT follows Mask, Punkass and Skyskrape-the crew behind the premier mixed martial arts clothing and gear line TapouT-on their cross country travels in search of the next MMA superstar. After a great series debut in June- which included three episodes and saw a 140 percent increase in household impressions for the time period average-all new episodes featuring the bad boys of MMA will premiere on VERSUS Wednesdays beginning August 1st at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Submitted Jul 24, 2007 8:40AM by GrandMaster313 - 8 comments
IFL To Start Drug Testing
The commissioner of the IFL, Kurt Otto, is a very busy man. He and his partner Gareb Shamus have single-handedly started up the first team mixed martial arts promotion in America...
Submitted Jul 24, 2007 6:49AM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
Chris Lytle vs. Tristan Yunkers Aug. 11, UFL
Tristan “The Tarantula” Yunker (11-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will fight Chris Lytle (23-14-5 MMA, 3-6 UFC) in the main event of a United Fight League card in Indianapolis. The event takes place Aug. 11 at Canseco Fieldhouse.The contracts were signed today, according to representatives from Yunker’s camp.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 2:22PM by CwB - 3 comments
CNN reviews MMA (update: LINK found)
I just caught a news brief on CNN talking about MMA in general. Of course they only showed highlights of UFC Fight Night events from Spike. But it was a balanced report. They even reinterviewed Senator McCain and now he says "I have no interest in it, but now that there are sanctioned rules in place I have no problem with it." I'm trying to find a related link on the internet but can't find anything so if you watch CNN today I'm sure they'll replay that segment like they replay all of their news throughout the day. EDIT: (YOU NEED TO SCROLL HALF WAY DOWN THE PAGE OF THE LINK)
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:59PM by Mayo - 7 comments
Angry Bisping to go on the Rampage in Big Bear
When the name "Matt Hamill" first came up as a prospective UFC 75 opponent, undefeated light heavyweight and The Ultimate Fighter season 3 winner Michael Bisping was, well, underwhelmed.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:45PM by aznteabagger - 27 comments
Sherk Releases Statement on Appeal
Sean Sherk (Pictures) has retained an attorney and plans to fight the allegations that he used anabolic steroids in the run-up to his July 7 title defense against Hermes Franca (Pictures). In a press release, Sherk clearly maintained his innocence although he had no immediate explanation for the positive test.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:40PM by aznteabagger - 16 comments
Drug Use in MMA: The Numbers Don't Lie
In the first part of MMAWeekly’s series on the drug problem in MMA, we looked at the staggering number of fighters who continue to test positive, the growing sanctions by state athletic commissions, and with the possibility of MMA promotions starting to crack down on the fighters who do test positive.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:32PM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
Drew McFedries and Marvin Eastman Rumored for UFC 77
Both Drew McFedries (6-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Marvin Eastman (14-7-1 MMA, 0-3 UFC) are likely to fight at Cincinnati’s UFC 77 event on Oct. 20, according to MMAWeekly.com.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:29PM by aznteabagger - 13 comments
Video interview with BJ Penn.
(CBS) LOS ANGELES UFC's B.J. Penn had plenty to say about the state of mixed martial arts, his future in the UFC and even admitted that he held on to his chokehold a little longer than normal in his recent victory against Jens Pulver. Jay Dee "B.J." Penn is an American professional mixed martial arts fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. He holds notable wins over Matt Hughes, Takanori Gomi, Matt Serra, Jens Pulver and Caol Uno. He is the first American-born winner of the World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the black belt category, a former UFC Welterweight Champion, and [was] a coach on the The Ultimate Fighter 5 reality show. Thanks to for the link-reference.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:21PM by AchillesHeel - 0 comments
Sokoudjou wants Tito or Shogun
On a recent Full Contact Fighter radio broadcast, Sokoudjou has stated that if he fights next in the UFC he wants to fight Tito Ortiz. If he fights next in Pride then he wants Shogun. Considering that it has been announced that Shogun will be fighting in the UFC (at UFC 76), it looks like if Sokoudjou is to get his wish he will need to come to the UFC! Sokoudjou fights at light heavyweight and holds wins over Ricardo Arona and Big Nog's little brother (little Nog). http://mma.gocurious.com/archives/235-Sokoudjou-wants-Tito-or-Shogun.html
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 1:18PM by GrandMaster313 - 47 comments
Justin McCully Returns @ UFC 76
Tito Ortiz’s training partner Justin McCully (8-3-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who scored a unanimous-decision win over Antoni Hardonk in his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 9 in April, has accepted a slot on the UFC 76 fight card in Anaheim.
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 12:04PM by DevonFoxy - 5 comments
Kalib Starnes VS Alan Belcher at UFC 77
It's the second article on the page. Kalib Starnes (Pictures) to meet Alan Belcher (Pictures) at UFC 77 Kultar Gill (Pictures)'s Revolution Fight Team stablemate Kalib Starnes (Pictures) exclusively told Sherdog.com that he will be fighting on the same card as the Anderson Silva-Rich Franklin (Pictures) rematch at UFC 77 in Cincinnati, Ohio. And although the contract is not yet signed, he's expecting to square off against Alan Belcher (Pictures). He plans on continuing the bi-coastal training routine that he has set up with the Revolution Fight Team in Vancouver, as well as American Top Team in Florida. It is this combination that helped him achieve success over Chris Leben (Pictures) at UFC 71 in May. Kalib claimed that each location has its own benefits. Vancouver for instance, in addition to being the home of his young daughter, provides him with world class ground training from 5-time world BJJ champion Fernandez, as well as Colin Daynes, who represented Canada in Greco Roman wrestling at the 96 Olympic Games. "These guys are comparable, if not better than anywhere else in the world," Starnes opined. But when it comes to the weakest part of his skill set -- which Kalib freely admits is his boxing -- Florida is the place to be. "The weakest part of my game has been my boxing," said the Ultimate Fighter vet, "so to come down here to focus with an Olympic Gold Medalist with almost 40 years experience in the game, Howard Davis Jr. -- that's invaluable. "I can get great training in Vancouver, but when it comes to sparring, in Florida I have twenty guys in my weight class to spar with as opposed to two in Vancouver. I need to have guys in there all the time who are better than me or as good as me, and that's what I get down here." "He's got heavy hands and he hits hard, and he has some jiu-jitsu experience," said Starnes of his potential opponent. "He'll be a big boy, so it should be a good fight."
Submitted Jul 23, 2007 9:45AM by babalu2720 - 4 comments
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