Liddell Not Likely To Make Changes
One of the reasons it's so difficult for anyone who knows UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk well to believe he's guilty of using anabolic steroids, as the California Athletic Commission has alleged, is his complete disdain for anything he feels may harm his body.
Inside MMA: A Small Review
The new "news show" of sorts from Mark Cuban's HDNet debuted Friday. My initial impressions are generally favorable. There isn't any other show like it at the moment, but they've got to make some adjustments going forward.
Catching Up With Matt Lindland
Top-ranked Middleweight fighter and IFL coach Matt Lindland recently spoke to MMAWeekly about various subjects, including cornering Dan Henderson at UFC 75, his IFL team, and his Sportfight promotion.
It seems like he's got a lot of good stuff going on, almost makes one wonder when he'll be able to find time to get back to fighting.
Chris Leben Ready For UFN Wednesday Night
TUF alumni Chris "The Crippler" Leben, looking to avoid 3 straight losses in the UFC, seems ready to get back to business starting with his fight against Terry Martin at Wednesday's UFN event.
Considering Leben probably has one fight left on his contract after this (runs until April '08), this fight could go a long way in determining where his UFC career goes from here.
Rickson Gracie To Fight For K-1 On New Year's?
It seems another Rickson Gracie-MMA return rumor has surfaced again, this time involving the K-1 New Year's Eve show.
The big question seems to be will it even get past the rumor stage, these seem to come up a lot and nothing really comes out of them.
The Tuesday Takedown 09.18.07: What's Happening Now In MMA
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, welcome to the very first edition of The Tuesday Takedown here at 411 Mania. Inside we have the latest on Fedor and the UFC, a couple of PRIDE vets possibly getting into the Octagon, a look ahead at UFC Fight Night and UFC 76, and much more. Let's get to it!
What's going on in the world of the UFC? Let's take a look.
Eye Surgery Forces Marvin Eastman out of UFC 77
Marvin “the Beastman” Eastman’s quest for the UFC middleweight title hit a roadblock after a recent visit to the doctor. The UFC veteran had eye surgery last week, and as a result, had to pull out of next month’s UFC 77 fight with UFC newcomer Demian Maia.
Martin Kampmann Has Successful Second Surgery
After blowing out his knee in May and having successful surgery, UFC middleweight contender
Martin Kampmann (15-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) again went under the knife a couple weeks ago to have his knee scoped, and the 24-year-old now expects a return to the Octagon in March or April of 2008.
Report: Roger Huerta to fight on December card
No rest for the weary.
UFC lightweight contender Roger Huerta is in talks to return to the Octagon on December 29, which would put a ribbon on a very busy (and perfect) 2007 thus far.
UFC Signs PRIDE Veteran Ryo Chonan
PRIDE Fighting Championships and DEEP veteran Ryo Chonan (14-7 MMA, 0-0 UFC) — one of the few fighters to have beaten current UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva — has signed a contract with the UFC.
Interview with Josh Thomson
Josh “The Punk” Thomson is on the verge of being one of true stars in mixed martial arts. At 29, Thomson has already fought and defeated many well-known fighters like Hermes Franca and WEC lightweight champion “Razor” Rob McCullough.
Why Has Chuck Liddell versus Wanderlei Silva Never Taken Place?
When you think of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, no other fighter draws more respect and recognition than Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell (20-4). A former division 1 wrestler and a kick boxer by trade, Liddell has used his “sprawl and brawl” tactics along with his devastating knockout power to successfully become one of the most feared and beloved fighters in the UFC
Business As Usual for The Iceman
Death, taxes, Related News and Chuck Liddell. The first two we can all do without, but when it comes to the sure things in this world, it’s nice to know that the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion never changes.
UFC's Negotiations with Fedor "hit a snag"
Famed PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko and UFC officials were painstakingly close to reaching an agreement, but a final contact that arrived at the fighter’s camp contained terms that were “absolutely different” than what had originally been negotiated, reports the the website for the M-1 organization, which is operated by Vadim Finkelstein. (Finkelstein is Emelianenko’s manager.)