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Fedor Emelianenko reflects on fighting
(mmafighting.com)
New York- Fedor Emelianenko isn’t sure when the last time he cried was. I know, because I asked the stoic himself. He was sitting in a small conference room at the Viacom offices on Hudson Street in Manhattan on Tuesday, and he took a long penetrating look into that godful abyss that he so often does before finally shrugging his shoulders and smiling. His interpreter says, "He doesn’t have a response."
Submitted Feb 27, 2015 5:01PM by george112 - 1 comment
Filed under: Interviews
 
Nick Diaz on first-round antics against Anderson Silva: 'He stayed the hell away from me'
(mmafighting.com)
Anderson Silva might have won the fight, but Nick Diaz definitely dominated the troll game. Silva has been known throughout his career for clowning his opponents, dropping his hands and begging his foes to hit him in the mouth. It's what got Silva caught when he lost the UFC middleweight title to Chris Weidman at UFC 162 in July 2013. However, Diaz definitely out-taunted the master Saturday night in Silva's unanimous decision victory at UFC 183 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena...
Submitted Feb 2, 2015 11:41AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities, Interviews
 
Mac Danzig speaks up on UFC lawsuit: 'you can't abuse what you've created'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following his twitter battle with Cody McKenzie over the UFC lawsuit, Mac Danzig was on MSNBC, and his viewpoint was surprisingly different.
Submitted Jan 18, 2015 1:39PM by george112 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Tito Ortiz claims UFC 180 did 80K PPV buys, and he fought Bonnar with one eye
(mmajunkie.com)
Asked for his reaction to the ratings to Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz couldn’t help but have a little fun. “Ah, that’s it? Jeez,” Ortiz (18-11-1 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) joked about the fight card he headlined opposite Stephan Bonnar (15-9 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) that drew a peak viewership of 2.2 million for their fight...
Submitted Dec 24, 2014 11:40PM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator, Interviews, MMA Personalities
 
Sonnen declines Wandy's MMA fight offer but is open to Metamoris match
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former UFC superstar, Chael Sonnen says "No" to formal MMA bout with Wanderlei Silva; is open to Metamoris match.
Submitted Nov 4, 2014 12:26AM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
Filed under: Interviews
 
Shane Carwin would come out of retirement for Brock Lesnar rematch: 'I'm all in'
(foxsports.com)
Shane Carwin told FOX Sports that he would come out of retirement if it meant another chance at Lesnar. Carwin stepped away from the UFC last year due to injuries, mainly a chronically hurt back. Lesnar, meanwhile, is currently the WWE world heavyweight champion. "I'm all in," Carwin said of a rematch. "All the pain would be worth that."
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 11:14PM by RhythmAndStyle - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Mayweather says MMA fighters not being treated fair, plans to promote MMA events
(sherdog.com)
Most of the time, when Floyd Mayweather Jr. puts his mind to something, he does it. For now, it seems like his mind is on entering the business world of mixed martial arts in the very near future.
Submitted Oct 11, 2014 6:39PM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
Filed under: Interviews
 
Dan Henderson's Jiu-Jitsu Coach Welcomes Potential Matchup With 'Jacare' Souza
(sherdog.com)
"With all due respect to Jacare, Distak is putting him in a bad spot. I think Distak just motivated ‘Hendo,’ who will now give everything he has in training," said Pantcho. “Dan Henderson hasn’t fought since [May], and he is willing to come back in January. That's [been] his plan since last fight. For now, he's been coming to the gym three or four times a week to keep in shape. Fighting ‘Jacare’ would be a huge motivation since he is about to get a title shot."
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 2:34PM by RhythmAndStyle - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
 
Vice Documentary on Rin Nakai - 'Road to the Future: Strength & Beauty'
This was made leading up to her fight with Tate, didn't see it anywhere so thought I'd post it. Very intriguing, gives good insight into her preparation for the fight as well who she is as an individual.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 4:35PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, MMA Personalities, Miscellaneous
 
Couture: PEDs not rampant in MMA, I'd grapple Fedor at Metamoris
(mixedmartialarts.com)
Couture weighs in on Mark Bocek's reference to rampant PED use as well as an intriguing insight to a willingness to grapple at Metamoris
 
How a tragic accident taught Jason Day the price of a dream
(mmafighting.com)
The last chapter of Jason Day's athletic career unexpectedly slammed shut on August 4, 2011. An ex-UFC middleweight who once battered Alan Belcher in his Octagon debut, the previous year had not been kind to Day. Just two months prior, he lost his third fight in as many tries, succumbing to a two-minute mugging at the hands of Francis Carmont at some small show in Ontario, Canada. His head wasn't in that one, he'd admit years later, but at least on this bright Vancouver afternoon, he was back home, the air was crisp, and the road was all that mattered. ----------------------------- Found this interesting since I live in BC and completely understand the level of BS that ICBC is all about. Feel pretty bad for Jason Day, but at least he has a bit of a silver lining here.
Submitted Aug 16, 2014 4:00PM by DrivenDavies15 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Eddie Gordon: They should let Vitor use TRT
(bloodyelbow.com)
TUF 19 middleweight winner Eddie Gordon discusses his future, his teammate Chris Weidman's upcoming title defence against Vitor Belfort, and a possible super fight between Weidman and Jon Jones.
Submitted Aug 10, 2014 3:39PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Interviews
 
Tito Ortiz: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier video brawl 'good for the sport' and will help UFC 178 reach one million PPV buys
(mmamania.com)
If there's anyone who knows a thing or three about mixed martial arts (MMA) rivalries, it's former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz.
Submitted Aug 9, 2014 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: Interviews
 
Best Jiu Jitsu 'Fighter' in Nation
(myfoxtwincities.com)
By day, he's a grade school Spanish teacher -- but during his off time, a Champlin, Minn. man has become a jiu-jitsu champion, and he got there by beating competitors who were much, much younger.
Submitted Aug 7, 2014 3:46PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, Interviews, Miscellaneous
 
Eduardo Dantas vs Joe Warren slated for September
(mmafighting.com)
Eduardo Dantas and Joe Warren, Bellator champion and interim champion, respectively, will square off for the undisputed 135-pound title in September, Dantas’ coach and manager Andre Pederneiras said during a media day at Nova Uniao on Wednesday.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 3:29PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator, Other MMA Organizations, Interviews, Miscellaneous
 
Diego Sanchez wants to fight 'cry baby' Nate Diaz
(bloodyelbow.com)
In this video interview Diego Sanchez talks about his upcoming bout with Ross Pearson plus who he'd like to fight next.
Submitted Jun 6, 2014 12:37PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Jamie Varner Talks UFC 173, Call of Duty, King Mo and James Krause
(punchdrunkgamer.com)
Former WEC lightweight champion and UFC veteran Jamie Varner recently talked with PunchDrunkGamer.com about his upcoming fight Saturday night at UFC 173 against James Krause, his new gym Impact MMA, Call of Duty, King Mo’s meltdown and short notice fights. Enjoy!

PDG: The UFC lightweight division is pretty stacked at the moment; what are thoughts on the division and the guys at the top that your are hunting down? Jamie Varner - It is very competitive and I would have to say it is the most competitive division in the UFC right now. In my opinion the top two guys in all of the UFC right now are Renan Barao and Jose Aldo and there is such a huge gap between those guys and the other guys in their divisions. Then you look at the lightweights – Anthony Pettis, Ben Henderson and Gilbert Melendez and you have five super talented fighters that you may only see once in a lifetime. So that is my top five and three of them are in the super competitive lightweight division and I feel like I should be right up there in the top ten and that is one reason that I am going to stop taking fights on short notice.
Submitted May 23, 2014 12:47PM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, General MMA
 
Chris Holdsworth Interview - Talks UFC 173, PS4 and Ludwig's Departure
(punchdrunkgamer.com)

PDG: Speaking of that UFC 173 main card, one of your teammates, TJ Dillashaw is facing the UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao. What do you think of that match-up? Chris Holdsworth: I think it is a great match-up and I think TJ has the best chance to win the belt out of all of the top contenders at 135lbs right now. Obviously I train with the guy, I know where he is at mentally and physically and I think he is going to win the belt. It is going to be a great fight, Barao’s record speaks for itself, he is undefeated in his last 32 fights, so he is definitely the man right now and he will be going in there the champ. TJ is going to have to use all skills to take the belt and it is great to experience to see what he is going through heading up to this fight. He was originally expected to face Takeya Mizugaki but after Chris Weidman got hurt and they had to move his fight, TJ gets a shot now. Before they announced it I was wondering now who is going to headline this card? Will it be a big draw for the rest of the card? Then I wake up one morning and I hear TJ Dillashaw is fighting for the title. He is a good friend of mine and he deserves this opportunity. PDG: Other big news has recently surfaced regarding your fight team, Team Alpha Male; Duane “Bang” Ludwig has announced that he will be leaving your team to open up his own gym/training center in Colorado. Do have any notions on what you will do when he leaves? Will you stay in Sacramento or make the move to Colorado? Chris Holdsworth: Yeah it sucks to see Duane leave, just because he is a great role model for me and he has been such a great coach. I got love for the guy. We spent a lot of time learning the Bang Muay Thai system, so it sucks that he is leaving and then we will be getting a new coach and stuff like that. But you have to do what is best for you and makes you happy and for him a big part of that is his family. I still plan on working with Duane and I want to keep him around in my life and my career. I am definitely staying out here in Sacramento but if I get the chance to go train with him in Colorado or have him take a trip out here, that is definitely going to happen.
Here is the rest of the interview - I think some of those guys will be re-locating to Denver.
Submitted Apr 19, 2014 11:50PM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, General MMA
 
Ellenberger 'Ronda Rousey is freakishly strong'
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC welterweight contender, Jake Ellenberger discusses the current welterweight landscape, his new podcast with comedian Adam Hunter, training with Edmond Tarverdyan, what he took from the loss to Rory and just how strong Ronda Rousey is.
Submitted Apr 4, 2014 4:12PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Interviews
 
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