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With Thiago Alves injured, Jon Fitch vs. Mike Pierce set for UFC 107 in December
(mmajunkie.com)
MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned that welterweights Jon Fitch (19-3 MMA, 10-1 UFC) and Mike Pierce (10-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) have verbally agreed to meet at "UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez," and bout agreements are expected to be signed shortly.
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 7:09PM by jae_1833 - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Report: Houston Alexander vs. "Kimbo Slice" set for catchweight bout at TUF 10 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
A long-rumored contest between UFC sluggers Houston Alexander (9-4 MMA, 2-3 UFC) and Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson (3-1 MMA, 0-0 WEC) will take place at The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale on Dec. 5 in Las Vegas
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 7:06PM by jae_1833 - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Good Things To Come For Ryan Bader
(mmajunkie.com)
Undefeated UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader (10-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) continues to improve with each performance in the octagon, and his UFC 104 win over Eric Schafer (11-4-2 MMA, 3-3 UFC) was no exception. But while "The Ultimate Fighter 8" winner's wrestling prowess and physical tools are an obvious asset, Bader recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio) his mind may finally be catching up with his body. "I felt this time I got in there, and I was relaxed," Bader said. "I think it's a good sign if I continue to do that in my next fight. I think this fight allowed me to turn a corner in my career." If Bader was feeling nervous before his previous wins over Carmelo Marrero or Vinny Magalhaes, it hardly showed. But the Arizona Combat Sports product said there was a definite difference in his mental state during his most recent contest.
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 4:26PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Lyoto Machida undergoes surgery
(mmajunkie.com)
"He had surgery yesterday on his left hand," Soares said. "The doctor said it was a complete success." Soares said the procedure actually addressed a set of lingering issues rather than repairing something that occurred during Machida and Rua's hotly contested Oct. 24 bout in the main event of "UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun." "Lyoto's hand has been actually injured for a while," Soares said. "Before the fight with 'Shogun,' he went to the doctor, and he went to a special surgeon in Brazil. Basically, they say said that he was going to need surgery, but he didn't want to cancel the fight. "He just roughed it through this training camp. The hand has been bothering him for quite a while now. It was one of those situations. He just roughed through it." While sharing the details of the surgery, Soares said it was important to note he was not trying to suggest Machida's hand issues in any way played a role in what many felt was a lackluster performance from the champ.
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 4:21PM by RhythmAndStyle - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ortiz Takes The High Road With Coleman
(mmaweekly.com)
Just a month ago, Tito Ortiz was slated to make his return to the Octagon and face UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman. An injury forced Coleman out of the bout, but the talk turned ugly days later when Coleman's manager got personal with an attack on Ortiz and his wife, Jenna Jameson. Mike DiSabato, Coleman's friend and manager, lashed out against Ortiz after he made a Twitter post commenting on Coleman pulling out of the fight. DiSabato went on to insult Ortiz's wife, making derogatory remarks towards her, later apologizing for his insensitive remarks.
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 4:13PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Demian training boxing with Minotauro
(tatame.com)
“Forget about Cuba, come to my house in Salvador to train with me, with (Luis) Dórea, Rogério (Minotouro) and (Junior) Cigano (dos Santos)”, heavyweight said. With the friend’s invitation, Demian didn’t hesitate. “It’s being an excellent experience, I want to come back here more times before the fight“, guarantees.
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 4:09PM by RhythmAndStyle - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei: “Shogun is the new champion”
(tatame.com)
“I said that Shogun would win and he won, we can’t discuss that. He fought in a smart way with Lyoto, it was a big fight. Lyoto gave some knee blows and some punches, but hasn’t that strength that Shogun had on the fight, let’s say... He’s the new champion“, Silva pointed..that's also a video in the link
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 4:02PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Silva vs. Belfort Off UFC 108
(mmajunkie.com)
According to Ed Soares, Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort for the UFC Middleweight Championship at UFC 108 is not happening. Soares, Silva's manager, said "The latest is he's not fighting Jan. 2," Soares said. "That's not going to happen. He won't be ready." When he's ready is not yet known but insisted the progress was ahead-of-schedule, and Silva fans have no cause for concern.
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 3:35PM by DCRage - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Josh Neer Gets His Walking Papers
(cagepotato.com)
After suffering his second loss in a row and his third defeat in the last four outings, Josh "The Dentist" Neer has been released from the UFC, ending his third tour of duty inside the Octagon. It's not exactly a surprise to anyone who saw his scrap with Gleison Tibau at UFC 104 last weekend. In a fight that never was pay-per-view quality to begin with, Neer spent three rounds getting slammed on his back and embarrassing the entire state of Iowa with his poor takedown defense before losing via unanimous decision. At UFC 101 in August he suffered a similar fate against Kurt Pellegrino, who also outwrestled Neer en route to a plodding decision.
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 11:48AM by SmileR - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mark Bocek Now Meets Joe Brammer At TUF 10 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
The constant UFC card shuffling continues. Mark Bocek, who was to have faced Matt Veach at the TUF 10 Finale, is now going to face UFC newcomer Joe Brammer instead. The change comes after Veach was pulled from the fight to face Frank Edgar.
Submitted Oct 31, 2009 9:16AM by DCRage - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Akiyama and Okami arrive at Xtreme Couture
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Yoshihiro Akiyama and Yushin Okami have arrived at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas for a month of training, and so far they are enjoying themselves immensely. The Japanese duo say the difference in training methods and partners is very refreshing. “I like how the practices aren’t long but short, hard workouts… The fighters are welcoming and friendly and as for the trainers, they are all awesome,” Akiyama told the Xtreme Couture website. “I have a hard time communicating due to my language barrier but I feel it’s beneficial for my fight career because I am able to look at their body language, learn the language and train hard.”
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 10:06PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dan Hardy on Swick: "Forget fight of the night, I want fight of the year"
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Dan Hardy is all focus as he prepares for his UFC 105 meeting with Mike ‘Quick’ Swick, and not even talk of a welterweight title shot against Georges St. Pierre should he win is enough to distract him from the task at hand. In fact, Hardy has two goals in mind. Beat Swick, and do it in such emphatic fashion that his critics are silenced. Some are saying that Hardy has bitten off more than he can chew with Swick, and it rankles the Nottingham man.
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 10:04PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Credeur vs. Massenzio in the works for UFC Fight Night 20
(mmaweekly.com)
A middleweight clash between Tim Credeur and Mike Massenzio is possible for UFC Fight Night 20. TheGarv.com was the first to report the match-up Friday morning, and MMAWeekly subsequently learned that at least one fighter has agreed to the match-up with bout agreements expected shortly. UFC FIght Night 20 has yet to be officially announced by the UFC but is expected for Jan. 11 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax. Va.
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 9:40PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Karo Parisyan is going to eat Dustin Hazelett for breakfast
(mmamania.com)
“I think it’s a great style for me. It’s a great matchup. I eat Jiu Jitsu guys for breakfast a lot of times. He’s tough and he’s got really good Jiu Jitsu and good standup. He’s a well-rounded fighter, but I have fought 2 and 3-time Jiu Jitsu world champion guys man. And I’m a grappler myself so I really have some surprises for him. I have a tremendous respect for Dustin as an opponent. I don’t know him as a person, but he looks like a nice guy. But like I said, I have been training a lot with tall and lanky guys. I think it is a great matchup due to the fact that I should be able to overpower him, beat on him a little bit and catch him in submissions myself. Dustin is not going to do anything that I’ve never seen before. He’ not going to throw anything my way that I’ve never seen. He’s good off of his back and a good Jiu Jitsu guy, but that’s all he is. I’m a grappler myself, a Judo artist. I have good takedowns and my standup has come a long way, so it’s a very good matchup man. I can’t wait. I can’t wait to get in the cage and it’s going to be a lot of fun.” – Former number one welterweight contender Karo Parisyan talks about his road back to becoming relevant again in the crowded 170-pound title chase.
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 9:38PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
With Pellegrino out, Veach steps up to face Edgar at TUF 10 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC merry-go-round continues to spin. With a back injury forcing Kurt Pellegrino (14-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) out a lightweight contest with Frankie Edgar (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) at The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale, preliminary card contestant Matt Veach (11-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been tapped as a replacement.
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 9:33PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Is the MMA Talent Pool Drying Up?
(bloodyelbow.com)
There were 190 middleweights and 81 light heavyweights who showed up cauliflower ears and all in hopes of becoming the next "Ultimate Fighter." ... UFC president Dana White called it a low turnout and said he was looking to recruit three or four fighters that day. After season nine's tryouts drew 700 welterweight and lightweights, he was perplexed by the drop-off. "It's very weird," he said. "You would think right now in these hard economic times... I thought this would be the biggest turnout we ever had."
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 8:33PM by IriShame - 7 comments
Filed under: General MMA, UFC
 
Kurt Pellegrino Off TUF 10 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
The injury bug is back with a vengeance. Following Thiago Alves being forced off UFC 107, now comes word that Kurt Pellegrino is now off the TUF 10 Finale. Edgar announced the change today, word is Pellegrino has herniated discs and will be out 3 weeks. Edgar also hinted at a replacement being named soon.
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 1:54PM by DCRage - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Don King Prepared To Monetize MMA, Take On UFC
(mmamania.com)
And not only that, but he actually discussed MMA without trashing it in favor of boxing. The famed boxing promoter, still going strong at 78 with slightly less but still-electric hair on his head, recently put over UFC while saying he's "the people's promoter. Whatever the people want, I'm going to promote". And that means MMA, particularly a league capable of competing with UFC and thus making MMA as a whole more competitive and not UFC then everyone else.
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 12:44PM by DCRage - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Report: Alves Off UFC 107
(mmajunkie.com)
It now appears that anyone who is a Thiago or facing Jon Fitch at UFC 107 is cursed. First Fitch's original opponent, Ricardo Almeida, was forced off due to injury and now word is that the replacement, Thiago Alves, is now off too. There are unconifirmed reports Alves has a torn PCL. Alves was to have faced Paulo Thiago initially before Almeida's withdrawal broke up the fight of the Thiagos. No word yet on a potential replacement to face Fitch.
Submitted Oct 30, 2009 10:30AM by DCRage - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Paul Kelly on Siver: "I'll break his jaw or submit him - whatever gets me the bonus!"
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Paul Kelly says he is feeling better than ever ahead of his UFC 105 clash with German lightweight Denis Siver. A former welterweight, Kelly is two fights and two wins into a new life at 155lbs and says the move was definitely the right one. “I feel great at this weight now. The first cut was kind of difficult but its easier each time and my weight is well on track now, just over two weeks from the fight. I feel really sharp and really strong, I am hitting the weights again, which I didn’t do for my last fight and I can feel the difference.”
Submitted Oct 29, 2009 8:48PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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