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January 2010 MMA News Archive - Page 9

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Charles 'Krazy Horse' Bennett arrested ... yet again
(mmamania.com)
Controversial lightweight fighter Charles Bennett (22-16-2) has run afoul of the law once again -- he was arrested for felony aggravated battery on Monday (Jan. 18), according to Sherdog.com.Bennett was taken into custody at the FIT NHB gym where he trains and booked at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.
Submitted Jan 20, 2010 9:38AM by RhythmAndStyle - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Firas Zahabi Is Trying to Recruit Gegard Mousasi as a Sparring Partner For GSP
(cagepotato.com)
As UFC welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre puts on more weight and continues to dominate every 170-pounder in his path, finding sparring partners who can push him is apparently becoming more of a problem. In a talk with Heavy.com, Tristar Gym owner and longtime GSP trainer Firas Zahabi says that he can't even put him up against other fighters his own size in training anymore, adding "It's getting scary. Georges is getting better and better, believe it or not."
Submitted Jan 20, 2010 9:35AM by RhythmAndStyle - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Lift The Ban Watch: New York To Try Legalizing MMA Again?
(legislativegazette.com)
It appears MMA legalization will get another chance in New York this upcoming year, as the state budget proposal from NY governor David Patterson reportedly includes a proposal to legalize MMA in the state. The state of New York is currently $7 billion in the hole, and the belief is that major MMA events could bring in between $10 million-$15 million per event.
Submitted Jan 20, 2010 7:21AM by DCRage - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
 
Lashley Not Facing Ambriz At SF Miami
(mmajunkie.com)
Despite the FSBC approving the fight after the original fight was not approved, Strikeforce has announced Bobby Lashley will not face Jimmy Ambriz on 1/30. Ambriz was considered as a replacement opponent after original foe Yohan Banks was not approved by the FSBC.
Submitted Jan 20, 2010 5:10AM by DCRage - 8 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Spike TV brings back "UFC Primetime" series for GSP vs. Hardy
(mmajunkie.com)
In anticipation of their UFC 111 main-event fight, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and challenger Dan Hardy will be featured in Spike TV's three-part "UFC Primetime" special. The series debuts Wednesday, March 10, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Subsequent episodes air in the timeslot on March 17 and March 24. UFC 111 takes place March 27 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., and airs on pay-per-view. Different from the UFC's traditional "Countdown" shows, "UFC Primetime" goes more in depth and focuses on some of the biggest fights of the year. One popular "Primetime" special, for example, focused on the highly anticipated second meeting between St-Pierre and B.J. Penn, which took place at UFC 94 in January 2009. The UFC 111 special follows Hardy as he prepares for his bout in his home country of England. The cameras also focus on St-Pierre has he holds his fight camp in Canada and the U.S.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 9:23PM by grappler0000 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Rashad vs. Rampage Likely For UFC 114, Not 113
(mmamania.com)
Blame Canada. Because the UFC 113 fight card for Montreal continues to be stacked to the gills with a bevy of great match-ups, the Rashad Evans vs. Quinton Jackson grudge match will likely be moved to UFC 114 on May 29 in Las Vegas. That's according to a text message from Dana White to Dave Meltzer.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 8:25PM by DCRage - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gegard Mousasi vs. “King Mo” Lawal targeted for May
(********.net)
the site is MMA M@FIA but 4 sum reason the site is cutting the link, i dont think we can write M@FIA
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 7:03PM by cloud301336 - 13 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Gegard Mousasi vs. Mo Lawal: Is the Fight Happening Too Soon?
(bleacherreport.com)
Gegard Mousasi would King Mo
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 6:57PM by cloud301336 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
 
Kimbo vs. Matt Mitrione targeted for UFC 113 in Montreal
(bit.ly)
Get ready folks. The "Kimbo Show" is making its way to pay-per-view. A heavyweight matchup between "The Ultimate Fighter 10" cast members Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson (4-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Matt Mitrione (1-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is currently in the works for the main card of the as-yet-unannounced UFC 113 event in Montreal.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 5:54PM by MaxOne - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Melvin Guillard Training With Greg Jackson for UFC 109
(bloodyelbow.com)
It's hard to deny that Melvin Guillard has been blessed with some tremendous talents, including his dynamite hands and solid wrestling, and although his so-called "anti-jiu jitsu" has been streadily improving, his mid-fight mental lapses and poor gameplans have cost him many a fight. It is therefore fitting that he would seek help from the Yoda of gameplans: Greg Jackson.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 4:46PM by RhythmAndStyle - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Quick Quote: Frank Trigg doesn't see anyway Matt Serra can really beat him
(mmamania.com)
This isn't a guy you can take lightly. This is a guy that really knows what he's doing. He almost beat Matt Hughes. He's been in great wars before. He's a former champion. He knocked out GSP, or (rather) TKO'd GSP. He's a guy that's very tough. He's got some great techniques. He's got some great guillotines. He's got great balance when trying to take him down. It's tough to take him down. He's obviously got a great overhand right. He's very, very good. But I have to agree with you guys.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 4:43PM by RhythmAndStyle - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Report: Paul Daley signs six-fight contract extension with the UFC
(mmamania.com)
British slugger Paul Daley (23-8-2, 2-0 in the UFC) has certainly let his presence be known since throwing his fists into the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight mix late last year.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 4:41PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gonzaga's Trainr, Alvan, To Face Jorge Rivera
(mmaweekly.com)
Many people in the MMA world know Marco Alvan for being the lead trainer for UFC heavyweight contender Gabriel "Napao" Gonzaga, but the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and Team Link founder is also an accomplished grappler himself. Alvan is set to display his ground skill when he faces UFC middleweight Jorge Rivera in a special grappling match coming up at the New England Grappling Championships in Rhode Island.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 4:40PM by RhythmAndStyle - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Exclusive: Nate Marquardt Is Going to Keep Beating Guys Until They Have to Give Him a Title Shot
(cagepotato.com)
After spending all of 2009 making a strong case for himself as the UFC's top middleweight contender, Nate Marquardt finds himself facing Chael Sonnen at UFC 109 while Vitor Belfort leapfrogs him for the title shot against Anderson Silva. In this exclusive interview Marquardt opens up about his dealings with the UFC, his thoughts on fighting Sonnen, and the bout with Dan Henderson that never materialized.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 4:34PM by RhythmAndStyle - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thiago on fighting Swick, being a cop MMA
(tatame.com)
The exchanging between MMA teams is normal in USA. Preparing to his next fight on UFC 109, against Mike Swick, the light middleweight Paulo Thiago talked to TATAME about the train marathon that he’s been doing in the Wonderful City. In Brasília, the Bope policeman catch the plain to Rio de Janeiro and trained on the teams Xtriker, of Anderson Silva, and Nova União.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 4:32PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Werdum vs. Fedor “99% confirmed” in April
(tatame.com)
Fabrício Werdum revealed to TATAME.com that the rumored fight against Fedor Emelianenko will probably take place in April 16th. “The fight against Fedor is 99% confirmed to April 16th. I have three months to train to the most important fight of my life”, Werdum said, confident in a victory.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 4:31PM by RhythmAndStyle - 4 comments
Filed under: StrikeForce
 
Lesnar To Give Health Update Wednesday On ESPN
(mmajunkie.com)
In the latest chapter of "As The (Brock Lesnar) World Turns", a UFC official confirmed today that Lesnar will appear on ESPN Wednesday to update his health status. His appearance is scheduled for 11 AM ET on ESPN "SportsCenter".
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 2:09PM by DCRage - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Re-Signs Rick Story
(mmajunkie.com)
Rick Story will likely be putting together another few stories in UFC before he's done, as he has signed a new 4-fight deal with UFC. He went through his old deal in just 1 year-he signed as a backup plan in case Karo Parisyan couldn't make his UFC 94 fight with Dong Hyun Kim-and went 2-1 in that time, winning his last 2 fights. No timetable set for his next fight.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 1:37PM by DCRage - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Cuts Kyle Bradley
(mmajunkie.com)
Another UFC fighter has gotten Das Boot today-Kyle Bradley, whose loss to Rafael Dos Anjos at UFN 20 proved to be his last. He was 1-3 in just over 2 years with UFC.
Submitted Jan 19, 2010 12:37PM by DCRage - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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