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Who Wants to Be a Bellator Ring Girl?
(cagepotato.com)
In a move that is just begging for their email inboxes to be filled with alarming nude photos (take it from someone who worked for an MMA org conducting a ring girl search, it happens more than you’d think), Bellator is asking interested applicants to send photos and resumes to their Chicago offices.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 6:22PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez meets Josh Neer in May "Super Fight" at 160 pounds
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator Fighting Championships lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (19-2 MMA, 3-0 BFC) returns to action for the first time since an October win under the DREAM banner when he meets 10-time UFC veteran Josh Neer (27-9-1 MMA, 0-0 BFC) in May.Bellator officials announced the new matchup today, though specifics on the date of the bout have to be released.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 6:21PM by RhythmAndStyle - 11 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC 109 Draws 10,753 For $2.27 Million Gate
(mmajunkie.com)
The NSAC has released the official attendance and live gate totals from UFC 109. UFC originally claimed 10,687 fans for a live gate of $2.27 million, they actually drew 10,753-7432 paid, 3321 comps, with 84 unsold tickets-for a live gate of $2.273 million.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 4:41PM by DCRage - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
New York Secretary of State Favors Regulating MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
We should not minimize the economic impact of MMA matches, especially on the cities that host these events. At a 2007 MMA match in Columbus, Ohio, some 40 percent of attendees came from outside of the state. That means busy hotels, restaurants and downtowns.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 1:49PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Bitetti Combat 6: Paulo Filho vs Yuki Sasaki booked for Feb. 25
(mmamania.com)
The Bitetti Combat 6 fight card continues to take shape with former WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho (19-1) agreeing to meet Japanese stalwart Yuki Sasaki (22-16-1) on Feb. 25 in Brazil according to GracieMag.com.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 1:48PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
For Renzo Gracie, "middle-age crisis" includes defending family's honor
(mmajunkie.com)
At 42 years old, it's been more than two years since MMA pioneer Renzo Gracie (13-6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has set foot in a cage.But this April, Gracie will debut for the UFC on the main card of "UFC 112: Invincible" in Abu Dhabi when he takes on UFC legend and future Hall-of-Famer Matt Hughes (43-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC).
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 1:46PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Sengoku 12: Maximo Blanco vs 'Armbar Kim' confirmed for March 7
(mmamania.com)
Lightweight King of Pancrase and former freestyle wrestling standout, Maximo "Maxi" Blanco (4-2-1) has been confirmed to square off with Korean submission artist, Chang Hyun Kim (15-5) at Sengoku 12 on March 7.Sengoku 12, the inaugural event under the new "Sengoku Raiden Championship" banner will take place at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, and the event will air on HDNet in North America.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 12:33PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: World Victory Road / Sengoku
 
UFC Quick Quote: Stephan Bonnar ready to 'fight his a** off' on Feb. 21
(mmamania.com)
"He’s a well-rounded veteran with a lot of experience. He’s a strong guy. I’ve got some stuff planned for him. I’ve got to do certain things when the time’s right and fight smart. It’s just as important as my last fight and probably just as important as all the ones that are yet to come. It’s do-or-die."
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 12:32PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 110: Do you know who George Sotiropoulos is? He's a serious threat...
(mmamania.com)
"I see this as a step up and I do see the difference between fighting on the undercard and the main card. I'm getting more exposure, and I can see that makes a huge difference. I haven't been fighting on main cards and obviously people are going to see you less. But I feel like I'm a complete fighter and I'm gaining momentum in the public's eye."
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 12:30PM by RhythmAndStyle - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Grove vs. Munoz, Osipczak vs. Story added to UFC 112 in Abu Dhabi
(mmajunkie.com)
Today, the UFC added two more bouts to the "UFC 112: Invincible" card, as Kendall Grove (11-6 MMA, 6-3 UFC) takes on Mark Munoz (7-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC), while Nick Osipczak (5-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) meets Rick Story (9-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC).
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 12:28PM by RhythmAndStyle - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bisping Says Silva Has Plenty To Worry About
(mmaweekly.com)
"I think in terms of an opponent, I do see a lot of similarities," Bisping told MMAWeekly Radio about Silva and Leben. "I'm sure there's going to be a lot of haters out there on the Internet laughing saying Wanderlei isn't Leben, and he's not. Wanderlei's a fantastic fighter and I do have a lot of respect for him, but in some respects they are very similar fighters. War Bisping - lock'd-n-load'd
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 12:27PM by RhythmAndStyle - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Daley vs. Koscheck, Credeur vs. Lawlor official for UFC 113 in Montreal
(mmajunkie.com)
"UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun II" continues to take shape, and two more bouts were today made official for the UFC's third trip to Montreal in three years.Paul Daley (23-8-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. Josh Koscheck (14-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) and Tim Credeur (12-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) vs. Tom Lawlor (6-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) were officially added to the UFC 113 schedule.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 12:24PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Akiyama Wants Silva In Japan But May Get Him In Vancouver
(mmajunkie.com)
Yoshihiro Akiyama was supposed to return to UFC this weekend and face Wanderlei Silva in Australia, but he was left out when UFC chose Michael Bisping to face Silva instead. But according to sources in his camp, he may now get Silva-or Bisping depending on what happens this weekend-at UFC 115 in Vancouver if the winner remains healthy. But if that's not the case, Akiyama's hiatus since his UFC debut in summer could get even longer. And Akiyama wants Silva in Japan, but his camp says it won't work because of UFC's TV deal in Japan.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 10:23AM by DCRage - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White interview: In the UFC, Herschel Walker would die
(sports.yahoo.com)
You know what makes me crazy is the media attention it got. ESPN will cover Herschel Walker fighting when you got guys like George St. Pierre, Anderson Silva, Brock Lesnar, and B.J. Penn.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 9:12AM by scpd400 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TUF 11 Exclusive: Nick Ring part of The Ultimate Fighter Season 11
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
Ring is an Intercontinental Muay Thai champion, as well as being one of only four finalists during the PRIDE FC United States tryouts that were held several years ago. Nick currently holds an undefeated record of 10-0 with seven decisive stoppages in his ten bouts as a professional. Ring joins Costa Phillipou, Chris Camozzi, Kyacey Uscola, Kyle Noke, Victor O’Donnell, Cleburn Walker, Warren Thompson, Charles Blanchard, Charley Lynch and Kris McCray as middleweights FiveOuncesofPain.com has recently been able to pin down as participants for the upcoming installment of The Ultimate Fighter.
Submitted Feb 15, 2010 10:31PM by jae_1833 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Although focused on 135-pound title, Strikeforce's Sarah Kaufman open to 145 pounds
(mmajunkie.com)
In a perfect world, Kaufman will defeat the Japanese fighter at the organization's sixth Challengers event, extend her perfect record to 11-0, claim Strikeforce's first-ever women's bantamweight title, and then successfully defend her title a few times.
Submitted Feb 15, 2010 8:27PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Guns Blazing: MMAmania UFC 110 interview exclusive with Chris 'Lights Out' Lytle
(mmamania.com)
Mixed martial arts veteran Chris Lytle will step back inside the Octagon on February 21 on the undercard of UFC 110 with another slugfest in mind. Sydney, Australia will be the backdrop for what will be Lytle's fiftieth professional fight in a career chock full of ups and downs.
Submitted Feb 15, 2010 8:09PM by RhythmAndStyle - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Ken Shamrock On His Dad, Career, And UFC Fray
(mmaweekly.com)
When not in training, Shamrock stays busy with his family, making personal appearances, and the new Lion’s Den facility in Reno, Nev. And yet, he’s only scratching the surface of his continued drive towards success.
Submitted Feb 15, 2010 8:06PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Mike Pyle vs. Jesse Lennox in the works for UFC 115 in Vancouver
(mmajunkie.com)
A welterweight matchup between Mike Pyle (19-6-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and Jesse Lennox (11-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will take place in June at UFC 115.
Submitted Feb 15, 2010 8:03PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WEC 47 weigh-ins to coincide with Arnold Sports Festival on March 6
(mmajunkie.com)
To tap into the thousands of sports fans already in town, World Extreme Cagefighting officials have opted to hold weigh-ins for next month's WEC 47 event in conjunction with the Arnold Sports Festival.
Submitted Feb 15, 2010 8:02PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
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