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June 2007 MMA News Archive - Page 8

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Tito ready to show he's still a contender
Tito Ortiz has been under scrutiny his entire career. From his hold out to fighting Chuck Liddell to his boxing match with Dana White that never happened, he is always a controversial figure in the sport of mixed martial arts. Being controversial is what got the ‘Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ to be one of the biggest stars in UFC history. LINK
Submitted Jun 14, 2007 7:31AM by aznteabagger - 40 comments
 
Irish Pride: Dustin Hazelett vs. Stevie Lynch
When Dustin Hazelett first found out he was fighting Stevie Lynch he wasn't sure what to think. This was mainly due to the fact that Lynch has only had four pro fights in his career to date. That isn't to so say Lynch isn't talented. He impressively won all four fights by either submission or TKO. LINK
Submitted Jun 13, 2007 8:49PM by aznteabagger - 4 comments
 
Jason MacDonald - Hard Lessons Lead to ‘Victory’
It’s one of the fight game’s oldest clichés, but also one of it’s truest: you learn more from a loss than you ever will from a win. Of course, no undefeated fighter believes this adage, and when he’s running along and taking people out with little difficulty, losing is the furthest thing from his mind. LINK
Submitted Jun 13, 2007 8:48PM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
 
UFCjunkie.com Source: Former KOTC Champion Mac Danzig a Cast Member on The Ultimate Fighter 6
MMA veteran and former five-time King of the Cage lightweight champion Mac Danzig (16-4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will be one of 16 contestants on the upcoming sixth season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series, according to a UFCjunkie.com (www.ufcjunkie.com) source. LINK
Submitted Jun 13, 2007 8:46PM by aznteabagger - 7 comments
 
UFCjunkie.com Exclusive: Andrei Arlovski Willing to Wait for Title Shot
Although former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (11-5 MMA, 9-4 UFC) was mentioned as the most likely candidate to get a title shot if he were to beat Fabricio Werdum at April’s UFC 70 event, UFC president Dana White apparently had a change of heart. LINK
Submitted Jun 13, 2007 8:45PM by aznteabagger - 1 comment
 
Lee Murray Update
Heres the latest on Lee Murray's situation, his agent appeared on sky news... LINK
Submitted Jun 13, 2007 6:49PM by rcg916 - 4 comments
 
Morton Tests Positive for Steroids
The official test results are in, and as expected, Morton's test came back dirty. No wonder he didnt want to test post-fight. LINK
Submitted Jun 13, 2007 6:31PM by rcg916 - 9 comments
 
ED "SHORT FUSE" HERMAN READY TO EXPLODE
Saturday night, the UFC continues its global expansion when it hosts its first ever show in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Headlined by a match between former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin and rising star Yushin Okami, the event will take place at the Odyssey Arena. Also scheduled to appear is Ultimate Fighter 3 runner-up Ed Herman. On the undercard, “Short Fuse” will face Scott Smith in middleweight action. LINK
Submitted Jun 13, 2007 7:30AM by aznteabagger - 5 comments
 
Let’s Play Three - Fisher Gets Even with Stout in Instant Classic
They were lightweights on the scale only. When the bell rang tonight at the Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena, and for the next 15 minutes of torrid give and take, Spencer Fisher and Sam Stout were heavyweights in heart, determination, and relentless action, and when it was all said and done, Fisher had scored a unanimous three round decision victory to even his series with Stout at one apiece and set the stage for a rubber match that would be welcomed by any mixed martial arts fan. LINK
Submitted Jun 13, 2007 7:29AM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
 
Quinton Jackson: PRIDE Officials Offered a Bonus for Loss
Recently crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson claims that PRIDE Fighting Championships officials offered him a $2,000 bonus if he would lose his July 2001 PRIDE debut to popular Japanese fighter Kazushi Sakuraba by knockout or technical submission. LINK
Submitted Jun 12, 2007 8:13PM by aznteabagger - 16 comments
 
Jon Fitch: The Unknown
There is a good article that talks about welter-weight Jon Fitch, whom is currently undefeated but relatively unknown to the masses. http://www.nbcsports.com/ufc/1625186/detail.html
Submitted Jun 12, 2007 12:50PM by nubby - 2 comments
 
MMA's Top 10 most entertaining
Enjoy Funny stuff from Jake Rossen. I don't agree with everything on the list. No Rampage???
Submitted Jun 12, 2007 9:37AM by Manfred - 11 comments
 
UFC Fight Night Weigh-In Results
Main Event Sam Stout (155.5) vs Spencer Fisher (154) Roan Carneiro (170.5) vs Jon Fitch (170.5) Jordan Radev (184.5) vs Drew McFedries (185) Jason Black (155.5) vs Thiago Tavares (156) Forrest Petz (169.5) vs Luigi Fioravanti (170.5) Tamdan McCrory (169.5) vs Pete Spratt (170.5) Jeff Cox (155) vs Gleison Tibau (155.5) Anthony Johnson (170) vs Chad Reiner (171) Luke Caudillo (156) vs Nate Mohr (155.5) LINK
Submitted Jun 11, 2007 8:43PM by aznteabagger - 2 comments
 
Tom Murphy’s Fight Dropped from UFC 72
Tom Murphy’s fight has been dropped from the UFC 72 fight card, and Saturday’s pay-per-view event in Belfast, Ireland will now feature just eight bouts. Murphy made the announcement on his Web site today. Additionally, the UFC has removed the fight from UFC.com. LINK
Submitted Jun 11, 2007 8:41PM by aznteabagger - 1 comment
 
UFCjunkie.com Exclusive: Chuck Liddell’s Manager Denies Rehab Claim
In a recent interview, former UFC fighter and MMA veteran Vernon White stated that Chuck Liddell was “in rehab” for drug addiction prior to his UFC 71 championship bout with Quinton Jackson — and that it may have contributed to Liddell’s eventual first-round TKO loss. LINK
Submitted Jun 11, 2007 8:40PM by aznteabagger - 3 comments
 
Reports: Crocop to Face Kongo At UFC 75.
Posted by UFC Junkie on June 11, 2007 at 8:39 am ET UFC heavyweight Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (22-5-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will look to get back into the title picture when he faces Cheick Kongo (10-3-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) at UFC 75 in London. Numerous reports have made mention of the rumored bout. The possibility of the fight was first reported by www.groundandpound.de, a German Web site. UFC 75 takes place Sept. 8, possibly at London’s O2 Arena. The night’s main event features PRIDE welterweight and middleweight champion Dan Henderson vs. recently crowed UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson. UFC president Dana White recently stated that both organizations’ 205-pound belts will be on the line. (PRIDE’s middleweight division is 205 pounds.) Filipovic suffered a devastating KO loss to Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 70 in April. The former PRIDE champion was acquired by the UFC earlier this year and posted a successful TKO victory over Eddie Sanchez in his debut at UFC 67 in February. He entered UFC 70 as a large favorite over Gonzaga but lasted less than one round with the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt fighter. Kongo made his UFC debut at UFC 61 with a first-round TKO over Gilbert Aldana. He picked up another win (first-round KO via knee) over Christian Wellisch at UFC 62 but lost to Carmelo Marrero via split decision at UFC 64. He most recently defeated bootyliciousuerio Silva via majority decision at UFC 70. Kongo’s ground game was heavily criticized after the fight. Despite a recent influx of talent in the UFC’s heavyweight division, the Filipovic-Kongo fight could have major — if not immediate — effects on future title shots. For the latest UFC 75 fight card, check out the UFC Rumors section of UFCjunkie.com.
Submitted Jun 11, 2007 7:45PM by MisFiT - 13 comments
 
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