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Lyoto Machida’s secret revealed
(tatame.com)
Besides telling all his preparation routine, the undefeated fighter revealed a curious tradition in his family, a secret until then: urine therapy. Once in the day, he and his family drinks their own urine. “My father does that for a long time and bring it to us. People think it’s a joke (laughs).
Submitted Mar 23, 2009 1:25PM by Wolfenstein - 36 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Sengoku 8: Possible Title Eliminator Fight Signed
(mmajunkie.com)
A Lightweight fight between Leo Santos & Kazunori Yokota has been signed for World Victory Road Sengoku 8 on May 2. The winner of this fight is likely to be the first challenger to Sengoku Lightweight Champion Satoru Kitaoka, which probably will happen in August.
Submitted Mar 23, 2009 6:44AM by DCRage - 0 comments
Filed under: World Victory Road / Sengoku
 
Neer Vs. Pellegrino Now Likely At UFC 101, Not UFN 19
(mmamania.com)
A planned fight between Josh Neer & Kurt Pellegrino for UFN 19 in August now appears to have been pushed back to UFC 101. The 3 day delay also likely puts the fight in Philadelphia, not far from Pellegrino's homebase of New Jersey.
Submitted Mar 23, 2009 6:42AM by DCRage - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana: Nobody Gives A (Expletive) About Affliction MMA
(mmamania.com)
Doing what he does best, Dana White recently commented on Affliction's plans to put on their 3rd MMA event as counter-programming to July's UFC 100 PPV.
Submitted Mar 23, 2009 6:40AM by DCRage - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Carano Says Cyborg Fight Will Happen
(mmaweekly.com)
Of course the question is when. Although Gina Carano has been staying out of the MMA spotlight for now while taking a break from fighting, she still says her much-anticipated fight with Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos will happen this year. It just seems to be a question of when and if StrikeForce will be able to pay enough to secure Carano's services based on her drawing power.
Submitted Mar 23, 2009 6:39AM by DCRage - 8 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce, MMA Personalities
 
New Jamie Varner Interview
(punchdrunkgamer.com)
WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie “C-4” Varner recently spoke with PDG about his recovery from injuries sustained in his victory against “Cowboy” Donald Cerrone, the fans that hate and when he will return to defend his belt.

PDG: Obviously, people are going to want to see a rematch between you and “Cowboy” Cerrone; any objections? Varner: I will smash his face in. I was kicking his ass in the first round of our fight but I broke my hand and that is when the fight changed. That was the first fight in my career where I actually got hurt. I would like to think that the odds of that happening again are very slim and I think that a rematch would be an easy fight.
Submitted Mar 23, 2009 2:41AM by nwowolfpack - 1 comment
Filed under: WEC, Interviews, General MMA, UFC
 
Bobby Lashley beats Guida
i would have figured this was posted already, but I havnt seen it. Bobby Lashley beat Jason Guida by unanimous decision. Heres the link http://sports.yahoo.com/mma/blog/cagewriter/post/Lashley-wins-but-finds-out-real-fighting-is-toug?urn=mma,149609 Either Guida did way better than I expected, or Lashley really isnt that good yet
Submitted Mar 22, 2009 8:46PM by tallica62 - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Murilo Rua Signs With DREAM
(mmajunkie.com)
Former PRIDE fighter and one-time EliteXC middleweight champion Murilo Rua has signed a multi-fight deal with DREAM. He's expected to debut at DREAM 8 on April 5 but the promotion hasn't announced anything regarding his participation or an opponent.
Submitted Mar 22, 2009 2:40PM by DCRage - 10 comments
Filed under: Dream
 
UFC Running 2 August PPVs
(411mania.com)
Portland fans can stop crying now, they're getting their UFC after all. The promotion announced today they will run 2 PPVs in August: UFC 101 on August 8 in Philly then UFC 102 on August 29 in Portland. UFC 101 is tentatively scheduled to be headlined by BJ Penn vs. Kenny Florian for the UFC Lightweight Title, while 102 may have Randy Couture vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
Submitted Mar 21, 2009 6:56PM by DCRage - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
GSP - First MMA Fighter in Gatorade Commercial
(yardbarker.com)
"Today I shot a commercial for Gatorade - [I'm] proud to be the first MMA athlete to be sponsored by Gatorade, and also proud for the sport - it shows how far it has come. [It's] really an honor for me to be [in] the company of such other great athletes. Tomorrow I shoot the movie "Death Warrior" - I'll write more in a few days when I have some time. Thanks to everyone for all their support! " Here's a 30-second teaser.
Submitted Mar 21, 2009 4:10AM by TimW001 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
TAKANORI GOMI RETURNS TO SHOOTO
(mmaweekly.com)
Announced for the May 10 event at JCB Hall is former Pride and Shooto champion Takanori Gomi, according to Japan-MMA.com. He returns to Shooto for the first time in nearly six years to face current Shooto 154-pound champion Takashi Nakakura.
Submitted Mar 20, 2009 11:20PM by Wolfenstein - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
AFFLICTION 3 ON JULY 11, FEDOR LIKELY
(mmaweekly.com)
July 11 is shaping up to be a busy night for mixed martial arts enthusiasts. Affliction will counter-program UFC 100 on the summer date with its third event at a location yet to be determined, according to sources close to the situation. The card is just under a week from the first anniversary of “Banned,” the clothing company’s initial foray into MMA promotion.
Submitted Mar 20, 2009 9:16PM by Mchubb316 - 19 comments
Filed under: Affliction
 
Collection of Brand New UFC 2009: Undisputed Footage
(demandmma.com)
About a dozen videos in all, including a tutorial on how the stand up will work in the game. Check it out.
Submitted Mar 20, 2009 1:57PM by BrutalKnockOut - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Full Roster for UFC 2009: Undisputed Released
(demandmma.com)
There are several surprising names on that list, including a few guys who haven't been in the UFC for quite some time.
Submitted Mar 19, 2009 6:49PM by BrutalKnockOut - 44 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
 
UFC 101: No Portland, Possibly Philly
(mmamania.com)
Sorry, Portland, looks like you won't get UFC in August after all. There are now reports that, with MMA now being legal in Pennsylvania, UFC is likely headed back to the tri-state area for UFC 101 in August, and is targeting Philadelphia's Wachovia Center as a possible venue.
Submitted Mar 19, 2009 6:13PM by DCRage - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bobby lashley grabs Guida by the throat during press conference
(aroundtheoctagon.com)
during the press conference for the Roy Jones Jr Boxing/MMA hybrid event, Bobby Lashley throat grabs Jason Guida. man, i hope guida gets beat up.
Submitted Mar 19, 2009 2:57PM by loller90278 - 39 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC Possibly To Detroit Late This Year
(mmajunkie.com)
According to a recent interview with Marc Ratner, UFC could return to Detroit for the first time in 13 years by either the end of the year or early 2010. The event, which could be held in an arena that could seat up to 25,000, could be headlined by Michigan native and current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans.
Submitted Mar 19, 2009 11:52AM by DCRage - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
18 Questions For John McCarthy (Part 1)
(sherdog.com)
In part one of this exclusive interview, the most famous referee in mixed martial arts, Big John McCarthy, discusses the state of MMA officiating and the subjectivity of “intelligent defense.” McCarthy also addresses whether he has been critical of the UFC or of Keith Kizer of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Part 2 should be up tomorrow.
Submitted Mar 19, 2009 10:34AM by DCRage - 5 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Miguel Torres Wants To Move To 155
(411mania.com)
UFC Lightweights should prepare for the mullet. In a recent interview with Versus, WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres said that, considering it would likely mean bigger fights and more money, he would like to jump up all the way to Lightweight (155) at some point if he can get a 3-fight deal with UFC.
Submitted Mar 19, 2009 6:22AM by DCRage - 20 comments
Filed under: WEC
 
Shogun talks about his training and fight with Liddell
(ufc.com)
Heres a video where he talks about Chuck, his training and how important it is that he wins, comes in shape and impresses while doing so.
Submitted Mar 19, 2009 5:55AM by EvenFlow - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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