Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
 
Sign In
Username:

 
Password:

 
Keep me logged in

Page 985 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

Do you have a hot MMA story or news item that you have found and would like to share?
Then read our guidelines then post it to our MMA News Share Forum to have it display here for the community to read on this page.
 
SURGERY PUTS PATRICK COTE OUT UNITL 2010
(mmaweekly.com)
It is quickly approaching a year since Patrick Cote injured his knee in a failed attempt to capture the UFC middleweight belt from current champion Anderson Silva. And it is starting to look like it may approach a year-and-a-half before the Canadian is able to fight again.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:06AM by emfleek - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
U.S. OLYMPIAN DANIEL CORMIER HEADING INTO MMA
(mmaweekly.com)
Two-time U.S. Olympian Daniel Cormier is the next decorated American wrestler to transition to MMA. Management group Zinkin Entertainment announced on Monday that Cormier has signed to join the ranks of a client list that includes Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin, Jon Fitch, Mike Swick, and other established mixed martial artists
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:05AM by emfleek - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
DAN MILLER NOW SLATED TO FACE C.B. DOLLAWAY
(mmaweekly.com)
The changes for the UFC Fight Night 19 card in Oklahoma City continue to roll in as MMAWeekly.com has confirmed with sources close to the fight that Dan Miller is now set to square off against C.B. Dollaway in a middleweight match-up. Originally, Dan Miller was stepping in as a replacement for Ed Herman to face Arizona Combat Sports fighter Aaron Simpson. Herman had been tabbed to face Wilson Gouveia at UFC 102 in Portland.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 9:04AM by emfleek - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WEC 42 Medical Suspensions
(boxing.nv.gov)
The NSAC has posted the official WEC 42 results on its website, which also reveal the medical suspensions coming out of the event.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 6:48AM by DCRage - 1 comment
Filed under: WEC
 
New Frankie "The Answer" Edgar Interview
(punchdrunkgamer.com)
The Official Radio Partner of PunchDrunkGamer, TakeDown Wrestling Radio’s Scott Casber recently talked with the UFC’s Frankie Edgar. Scott and Frankie talk about Edgar’s recent win over Sean Sherk, his battle with Hermes Franca and the difference that his background and continued involvement in wrestling has made in his mixed martial arts career so far.
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 3:58AM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, Miscellaneous, General MMA
 
Gina Carano talks Cris Cyborg, woman's MMA, sex tapes, and more!
(demandmma.com)
Check out the video to see Gina Carano talk about her upcoming bout with Cris Cyborg, weight issues, sex tapes, and more!
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 2:36AM by BrutalKnockOut - 4 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce, Interviews, MMA Personalities
 
Cris Cyborg Trains for Gina Carano
(demandmma.com)
Follow the link to check out the newest video of Cris "Cyborg" Santos and her insane training sessions in anticipation of the showdown with Gina Carano!
Submitted Aug 11, 2009 2:31AM by BrutalKnockOut - 0 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
STRIKEFORCE: CSAC OKAYS JESSE TAYLOR TO REPLACE DIAZ
(mmaweekly.com)
The California State Athletic Commission has approved Team Quest standout and “Ultimate Fighter” season 8 cast member Jesse Taylor to face Jay Hieron on Aug. 15 at Strikeforce “Carano vs Cyborg.” CSAC Assistant Executive Officer Bill Douglas informed MMWeekly.com of the development Monday afternoon.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 4:20PM by emfleek - 24 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Anderson Silva Does Whatever a Spider Can
(bloodyelbow.com)
If Anderson Silva's deconstruction of Forrest Griffin didn't impress you enough, FightMetric offers up some pretty impressive stats: * Silva landed 13 of 25 total strikes, for an accuracy percentage of 52%. Silva has still never had a fight in which he landed less than half his attempted strikes.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 3:35PM by emfleek - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Scott Coker on Promoting Carano vs. Cyborg, Biggest Women's Fight Ever
(mma.fanhouse.com)
When Gina Carano steps into the cage with Cristiane "Cris Cyborg" Santos Saturday night, the Strikeforce MMA promotion will be putting on what its CEO, Scott Coker, calls not just the biggest women's MMA fight ever, but the most significant women's competition in the history of any combat sport. In an interview with FanHouse, Coker -- who has worked in martial arts most of his life -- spoke about the historical significance of Carano vs. Cyborg and why he made it the main event on an MMA show that otherwise features only male fighters. The full interview is below.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 3:34PM by emfleek - 0 comments
Filed under: Interviews
 
Strikeforce CEO confirms Diaz vs. Hieron bout in jeopardy, resolution may come today
(mmajunkie.com)
Previous reports that Nick Diaz missed a scheduled pre-fight drug screen with the California State Athletic Commission on Friday were today confirmed by Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. The executive confirmed the report on today's media call promoting the Aug. 15 event, "Carano vs. Cyborg," and Coker also said Diaz is currently in the process of submitting a sample to the CSAC. Coker said he expects word from the commission on Thursday as to whether Diaz will be cleared to face Jay Hieron for Strikeforce's vacant welterweight title at the Showtime-broadcast event – though if the welterweight fails to show the bout could be scrapped today.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 3:31PM by emfleek - 0 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Gina Carano and Randy Couture talk strategy (video)
(demandmma.com)
Check out the video below as Frank Shamrock interviews both Gina Carano and Randy Couture, as they talk strategy and discuss Carano's upcoming bout with Cris Cyborg.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 1:38PM by BrutalKnockOut - 0 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce, EliteXC, MMA Personalities
 
Bill Douglas explains Nick Diaz situation
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
The upcoming bout between Nick Diaz and Jay Hieron on the main portion of the “Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg” event scheduled for August 15 is currently in extreme turmoil. FiveOuncesOfPain.com recently had the opportunity to get the latest details on this unfolding story from California State Athletic Commission Assistant Executive Officer Bill Douglas. According to him this bout is not currently beyond saving, but it’s getting closer and closer to that point with every passing minute of the day.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 1:27PM by emfleek - 12 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Hello, Japan: Sengoku X Participants Revealed...? Plus, DEEP Adopts New Rules
(bloodyelbow.com)
An early promo clip has been released for September's Sengoku X, and aside from World Victory Road continuing to push their Olympic judokas, it's got a few interesting faces who I hadn't yet seen mentioned as participating. They include new Lightweight King of Pancrase Maximo Blanco (3-2-1, 1 NC), former "Super High School Student" and FWGP participant Tetsuya Yamada (3-1) and Wanderlei clone Fabio Silva (11-5). Of course, Satoshi Ishii is also featured in the video, but I don't think we'll see him fighting before New Year's, if then. Thanks to Nightmare of Battle for the tip; head over there to check out the Sengoku Gold Cup South Korean qualifiers, as well as the "dark match" finals of the true Gold Cup from last week's Sengoku IX.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 1:23PM by emfleek - 0 comments
Filed under: World Victory Road / Sengoku
 
Fickle Fans and Fellow Fighters Turn on Forrest Griffin
(bloodyelbow.com)
MMA fans might be the harshest and most fickle in the sporting world. There is no better demonstration of the "what have you done for me lately mentality" than the way we have collectively turned on former favorite Forrest Griffin. For an example see the photo shop on the right which has been making the rounds in the BE comments, on the UG and the Sherdog boards
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 1:20PM by emfleek - 38 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WEC 42 Fighter Payouts
(mmaweekly.com)
The NSAC has revealed the official fighter payouts from last night's WEC 42 event. The total disclosed payouts was $234,500 with the biggest share-$25,000-going to main event loser Miguel Torres.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 1:19PM by DCRage - 2 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
Next Up For Lashley: Ron Waterman
(411mania.com)
The next step up for Bobby Lashley likely won't be the big step his management was promising. Reports are the 4-0 Lashley will next face fellow one-time wrestler Ron Waterman, who spent some time in the WWF/E developmental system while also compiling a 16-6-2 MMA record. The fight is scheduled for October 3.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 1:16PM by DCRage - 10 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
WEC's Miguel Torres: "It's going to be fun to get my belt back" from Brian Bowles
(mmajunkie.com)
One look at former WEC bantamweight champ Miguel Torres' (37-2 MMA, 5-1 WEC) face was all it took to understand his feelings. Seated in an unfamiliar position on the losers' side of the table at Sunday's "WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles press conference, Torres blankly stared at the gathered media, most of whom appeared as shocked as the former champ that Brian Bowles (8-0 MMA, 5-0 WEC) had defeated – nay, destroyed – the seemingly unbeatable Indiana native. "In this sport, one shot can change everything," Torres said. "There's no excuses for what happened."
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 1:16PM by emfleek - 12 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
Strikeforce adds five prelim matchups, "Carano vs. Cyborg" now complete for Aug. 15
(mmajunkie.com)
With just five days remaining until Strikeforce conducts four championship bouts live on Showtime, the California-based organization has finally released the evening's full schedule for "Carano vs. Cyborg." Strikeforce today announced the matchups, including a previously rumored heavyweight contest between Mike Kyle (12-6-1) and Fabricio Werdum (11-4-1). "Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg" takes place Aug. 15 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. The main card airs on Showtime.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 11:23AM by emfleek - 4 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Anderson Silva's Dominance Produces a New Set of Interesting Questions
(bloodyelbow.com)
Anderson Silva wasn't lying when he stated that he's years ahead of the competition. At UFC 101 on Saturday, he showed the world exactly why he's one of the most feared strikers in the sport by dismantling former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin in 3 minutes and 23 seconds. It looked to be a walk in the park for the UFC Middleweight champion. It was fairly evident in the week leading up to this tilt that Forrest Griffin was being highly over-valued as a legitimate challenger to Silva. While a lot of fans agreed that Griffin's size could be a legitimate problem, it almost works to every challenger's disadvantage in the light heavyweight division. Speed is what kills competition in MMA, and the same case is made in boxing as well. Unfortunately, Griffin didn't have the game plan to stifle that speed.
Submitted Aug 10, 2009 8:42AM by emfleek - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
RSS
Archive  
 
  » July 2015
  » June 2015
  » May 2015
  » April 2015
  » March 2015
  » February 2015
  » January 2015
  » December 2014
  » November 2014
  » October 2014
  » September 2014
  » August 2014
  » July 2014
  » June 2014
  » May 2014
  » April 2014
  » March 2014
  » February 2014
  » January 2014
  » December 2013
  » November 2013
  » October 2013
  » September 2013
  » August 2013
  » July 2013
  » June 2013
  » May 2013
  » April 2013
  » March 2013
  » February 2013
  » January 2013
  » December 2012
  » November 2012
  » October 2012
  » September 2012
  » August 2012
  » July 2012
  » June 2012
  » May 2012
  » April 2012
  » March 2012
  » February 2012
  » January 2012
  » December 2011
  » November 2011
  » October 2011
  » September 2011
  » August 2011
  » July 2011
  » June 2011
  » May 2011
  » April 2011
  » March 2011
  » February 2011
  » January 2011
  » December 2010
  » November 2010
  » October 2010
  » September 2010
  » August 2010
  » July 2010
  » June 2010
  » May 2010
  » April 2010
  » March 2010
  » February 2010
  » January 2010
  » December 2009
  » November 2009
  » October 2009
  » September 2009
  » August 2009
  » July 2009
  » June 2009
  » May 2009
  » April 2009
  » March 2009
  » February 2009
  » January 2009
  » December 2008
  » November 2008
  » October 2008
  » September 2008
  » August 2008
  » July 2008
  » June 2008
  » May 2008
  » April 2008
  » March 2008
  » February 2008
  » January 2008
  » December 2007
  » November 2007
  » October 2007
  » September 2007
  » August 2007
  » July 2007
  » June 2007
Categories