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Shane Carwin: Whatever Frank Mir says about me is likely justified
(mmamania.com)
"It won't affect me at all. I really do not pay a lot of attention to smack talk. Whatever my opponent needs to do to get themselves ready to fight me is fine. At the end of the night the better fighter (that evening) should have his hand raised and really that is all I care about."
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 3:17PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 110: Rodrigo Nogueira will use jiu-jitsu and quick hands to stop Cain Velasquez
(mmamania.com)
"I’m ready for all situations. When you face a good opponent who fights standing and on the mat you must be ready for everything. He’s a very good wrestler besides having an excellent conditioning. In this aspect I’m also feeling very well."
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 3:04PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bader Ready To Let Loose On Jardine
(mmaweekly.com)
Keeping the momentum going, undefeated light heavyweight prospect Ryan Bader will return for his fourth UFC appearance when he steps in the Octagon at UFC 110 in Sydney, Australia.
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 3:03PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Bisping Credits Rampage For Major Insight
(mmaweekly.com)
"It really says a lot about the guy, he's been busy filming the A-Team movie, and he's just finished that and he's come out here. I really do owe that guy a beer shall we say," Bisping said about Rampage when speaking with MMAWeekly Radio.
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 3:01PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Quick Quote: Frank Mir wants to kill Brock Lesnar inside the Octagon
(mmamania.com)
"I want to fight Brock Lesnar. I hate who he is as a person. I want to break his neck in the ring. I want him to be the first person that dies to Octagon-related injuries."
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 2:57PM by RhythmAndStyle - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Poll results: Which UFC heavyweight is most likely to beat champ Brock Lesnar?
(mmajunkie.com)
Which of the following UFC heavyweight contenders has the best chance to beat champion Brock Lesnar? 28% - Shane Carwin 25% - Frank Mir 18% - Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 18% - Junior Dos Santos 11% - Cain Velasquez
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 2:52PM by RhythmAndStyle - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Win or lose at UFC 110, Stephan Bonnar's future appears secure
(mmajunkie.com)
Despite his big fan following and the role he played in a vital 2005 fight with Forrest Griffin that brought mixed martial arts – and particularly the Ultimate Fighting Championship – into the mainstream, Stephan Bonnar would appear on thin ice.
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 2:51PM by RhythmAndStyle - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
 
After Latest Action, UFC Hopeful For "Decided Downturn" In Illegal PPV Streaming
(mmajunkie.com)
Lawyers representing the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the owner of a Web site whom they allege sells pirated UFC content. The U.S. District Court suit says Moazzam Gandu, a resident of Stafford, Va., and the alleged owner/operator of Rage-Streams.net, violated copyright laws by charging customers fees to view pirated UFC pay-per-view streams and past UFC fights. The suit asks for up to $150,000 per copyright infringement, plus legal costs, revenue earned from the website, and a halt to its operation. The suit charges Gandu with using UFC logos to promote his Web site's service and undercut channels for the promotion's authorized content. By example, it says Rage-Streams.net offers a stream of the promotion's upcoming UFC 110 pay-per-view event for $6.99, while the UFC and authorized partner Yahoo! Sports charges $44.95. It also claims the website gives its customers the ability to keep and spread pirated content after subscribing to the service. As a result, the lawsuit says, the UFC has suffered damage to its brand and bottom line. The site has been taken down but subpoenaing the IP addresses and usernames of online pirates was still "absolutely" possible.
Submitted Feb 19, 2010 9:51PM by DCRage - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Zuffa brings legal action against dot-com that streams unlicensed feeds of UFC programming
(mmamania.com)
After UFC President Dana White vowed to make life miserable for the chiselers who stream illegal feeds of live UFC programming, the Las Vegas Sun reports that the Zuffa legal team may have bagged their latest casualty in the war on pirates.
Submitted Feb 19, 2010 4:13PM by RhythmAndStyle - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 116 Possibly July 3, Could Mark Lesnar Return
(mmajunkie.com)
For the Independence Day weekend this year, UFC returns to the mothership-Las Vegas-for what could be another big holiday weekend event. The NSAC has received a request from UFC for a July 3 event date, probably at MGM Grand Garden Arena, and the event could be headlined by the return of UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar. Approval of the date & venue won't come until an upcoming NSAC meeting, but is expected when it does.
Submitted Feb 19, 2010 1:36PM by DCRage - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Heath Herring clarifies recent UFC criticism, says non-fight ventures simply more lucrative
(mmajunkie.com)
“I think the whole five Ferrari comment is that at this point in my career, I’m actually making less money than when I was younger and I was 23 years old,” Herring told MMAjunkie.com. “Like I said, I’ve got these business opportunities that have arisen, and it actually makes more sense for me to try to do that financially than try to take the time out and fight. That’s the decision I’m being faced with right now.” It wasn’t an easy decision, he noted. “It’s obviously a risk that I wrestle with on a daily basis,” he said. “It’s been a very tough decision for me. But with my current contract, I feel like I’ve hit the glass ceiling, so to speak. It’s not that I don’t ever want to fight again. But I have to be intelligent with my body and my time, and (if) I can find something that pays off better, I need to go down that road. “I’ve got a lot of scars and wounds but not a lot to show for it. It’s like, ‘Do you want to keep destroying your body?’ I love fighting. But it’s like you wake up one day – and I’m almost 32 years old now – and you say, ‘What have I really done? What’s the legacy I’ve left for my child and my family, other than do you want to watch me on YouTube? You want to watch me on Spike TV?’
Submitted Feb 19, 2010 1:19PM by grappler0000 - 9 comments
Filed under: General MMA, MMA Personalities, UFC
 
Report: Cro Cop Cut In Sparring, 110 Fight Still On
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
It keeps getting weirder in Australia. Just 24 hours after learning that his kickboxer opponent Ben Rothwell is out ot UFC 110 and will be replaced by a ground fighter, Mirko Cro Cop has reportedly had more bad news. According to sources in Croatia, he has received a bad cut in a pre-fight sparring workout and has had to have stitches. Despite this cut, all indicatiions at this point are his 110 fight, now against Anthony Perosh, is still on.
Submitted Feb 19, 2010 12:18PM by DCRage - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anthony Perosh: 'I'm going to try and take Cro Cop down and choke him out'
(mmamania.com)
I actually said ‘no’ (to replacing Ben Rothwell) originally. I look up to Cro Cop and he’s a fellow Croatian. My parents are Croatian and I’ve actually been training the other Croatians appearing on this UFC 110 card. I then went and watched yesterday’s (Thursday) press conference and listened to the comment Dana White made about how many fighters actually turn down opportunities.
Submitted Feb 19, 2010 12:01PM by RhythmAndStyle - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Anthony Johnson Isn't Dumb Enough To Fight John Howard With A Bum Knee
(mmamania.com)
And it's a lingering injury at that, as in 18 months. "It's my meniscus again. It's been torn for a year and a half now. I ain't dumb enough to fight this guy injured, especially after so much trash talking between me and him. He's a tough fighter and I guarantee his leg kick would have done more damage to my knee. That would be dumb to go in there and I'm smarter than that. I'm not ducking this guy. I promise you we're gonna fight no matter what. We will fight. Can I say when? No, but when my knee is fixed and 100 percent, oh hell yeah." That might not be until the later part of this year though.
Submitted Feb 19, 2010 11:56AM by DCRage - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Changes to UFC 110 Card
(ufc.com)
This sucks. A shoulder injury suffered by Elvis Sinosic has forced the cancellation of his rematch with countryman Chris Haseman, and heavyweight Ben Rothwell has been sidelined by an illness, forcing him out of his bout with Mirko Cro Cop. Australian veteran Anthony Perosh will step in to face Mirko Cro Cop.
Submitted Feb 18, 2010 7:42PM by The_Metal_Maniac - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dollaway Prepared For The Unknown In Reljic
(mmaweekly.com)
You've got to prepare the best you can. Obviously you've seen his strengths and try to play off those, but he could be a totally different fighter than he was two years ago," Dollaway told MMAWeekly Radio before leaving for Australia.
Submitted Feb 18, 2010 3:05PM by RhythmAndStyle - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White Details Selection of Anderson Silva's UFC 112 Opponent
(mmafighting.com)
In the wake of Vitor Belfort's shoulder injury, UFC President Dana White and matchmaker Joe Silva were left with a decision regarding the status of middleweight champion Anderson Silva. They could pull him off the UFC 112 card, move him up to fight a non-title light-heavyweight bout or find another contender to replace Belfort. White and Silva chose option three. During Thursday's UFC press conference, White detailed the thought-process behind choosing Demian Maia to oppose the champ. The decision essentially came down to a few names: Chael Sonnen, Maia, Michael Bisping or Wanderlei Silva.
Submitted Feb 18, 2010 2:35PM by emfleek - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 110 Preview: Will Ryan Bader Capitalize on Keith Jardine's Weaknesses?
(bloodyelbow.com)
In light heavyweight action, rising star and The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner Ryan Bader (10-0, 3-0 UFC) will battle long-time UFC veteran Keith Jardine (15-6-1, 6-5 UFC) in a very important battle for both competitors.
Submitted Feb 18, 2010 1:19PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 110: Is it the end of PRIDE -- or a new beginning?
(mmamania.com)
Nostradumbass here. I was taking a closer look at the significance of the UFC 110 fight card as it pertains to the careers of three PRIDE FC greats: Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva and Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira.
Submitted Feb 18, 2010 1:13PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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