December 2007 MMA News Archive - Page 7
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Zuffa’s 10 Best Accomplishments of ‘07
Discounting for a moment my wayward syntax and habit of using 10 words when two will do, this space is most frequently criticized for a perceived anti-UFC agenda.
Maia Eyes March Return to UFC
Former world Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion and current Abu Dhabi champion Demian Maia started off on the right foot in the UFC when he submitted Ryan Jensen with a rear-naked choke. The Brazilian loved the experience.
Miller, Trigg Set Stage for Rematch
DALLAS, Dec. 15, 2007 -- Maybe it was the upgraded fight card, or it could have been the free "Halloween" DVD giveaway that brought in 6,754 people to the American Airlines Center for the second HDNet Fights event. Either way, there was a special energy as the show came out swinging with a card that did not disappoint.
Bustamante to Meet Takimoto at ‘Yarennoka!’
Former UFC middleweight champion Murilo Bustamante will return to Japan on New Year's Eve to face Olympic judo gold medalist Makoto Takimoto at Yarennoka!.
Faber-Pulver superfight seems inevitable
LAS VEGAS – World Extreme Cagefighting is set up for the biggest match in its history after Wednesday night's show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Andrei Arlovski To Leave The UFC?
Andrei Arlovski appeared at the HDNet Fights show in Dallas, Tx last night. And made a brief statement at the post fight press conference regarding his status. “I will fight very soon,” Arlovski stated about his fight career. According to MMAWeekly.com, sources close to Arlovski have stated that they are waiting out his UFC contract which according to them expires in April and at that time will move to another organization.
Courture: could fight Fedor in October '08
He was asked at the HDnet fights tonight if it was a possibility and he said that it was, but October of next year would be the earliest.
M-1's New Years eve Card To Be Aired Live on Hdnet
An article on how the new years eve card is going to be on HDnet.
Mayhem on HDNet Fights
All you HD snobs out there in MMA land will get to see the evolution of Mark Cuban's latest gamble come Saturday on HDNet as well as the ever-growing monkey problem in MMA, mass proliferation of neck-beards and a good old fashioned thug-jitsu seminar.
Larenas Beats Bosse at TKO
The bitter cold couldn't keep the throng of MMA fans from downtown Montreal as the Bell Centre provided a warm welcome back for TKO Championship Fighting 31 and its circa 1999 UFC 19 title, "Young Guns." The card was decorated from top to bottom with heavyweight fighters, but it was "The Boss" Steve Bosse who brought the crowd to its collective feet with the first step he took toward the cage.
UFC 82: Evan Tanner to fight in Columbus, Ohio
MMAmania.com (www.mmamania.com) recently learned that former middleweight champion Evan Tanner (32-6) will return to the Octagon at UFC 82 in Columbus, Ohio, at the Nationwide Arena on March 2. No opponent has been named. Tanner — who will be 37 years old on fight night — has not competed since a submission win (triangle choke) over Justin Levens at UFC 59: “Reality Check” in April 2006. He recently signed a four-fight contract extension to return to action and provide some much-needed depth and experience to a relatively talent-shallow 185-pound division.
Chuck Liddell – Seven Defining Moments
What separates a champion from a contender, a star from an average Joe scraping out a few dollars here and there on the club fight circuit?
Ryan Gracie Dead
Shortly after being arrested for vehicle jacking, he's found dead in a prison cell in sao paulo.
Welcome back to MMA Talk. It is time for my second installment of rankings. This time I will go with what I consider the toughest division to rank: Light Heavyweight Division. There is a clear cut number 1 but everyone after that is a jumbled mess.
Josh Koscheck Interview
Josh talks about his upcoming fight with Dustin Hazelett, his thoughts on having an interim champ, the famous sparring session with a heckler, and the possibility of fighting John Fitch.
Weigh-In Photos for “HDNet Fights: Reckless Abandon”
DALLAS — Weigh-ins for “HDNet Fights: Reckless Abandon,” the second-ever event held under the HDNet Fights banner, took place today at the Ellipse Ballroom in the Renaissance Dallas Hotel.
And Yet ANOTHER Change To the IFL GP Finals
Less than 2 days after being named a replacement opponent for Chris Horodecki at the IFL GP Finals, John Gunderson is now out due to a hand injury. Ryan Schultz has been named as Gunderson's replacement.
Chuck Liddell 12 inch action figure
For those of you that like to play with kung-fu grip Barbies, Chuck Liddell has released his own 12 inch action figure. It costs $49.99 and only 3000 were made. According to the Myspace bulletin he posted, it will be delivered by Christmas if you order today. Lol. http://www.fightshop.tv/item.asp?ID=440
Bisping go down to Middleweight division !!
The next fight of Bisping is suppose to be in the MW division. so, Bisping / Hamill 2 would never happen i guess.
HDNet Fights: Reckless Abandon Preview
A decent preview regarding the fights going on during the HDNet Fights: Reckless Abandon event this weekend. Specifically, the article runs through the entire card, and has some insight on some of the more unknown fighters.