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Stefan Struve signs new UFC deal
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Dutch heavyweight Stefan Struve has signed a new four-fight deal that will make him a UFC fighter until 2011, a source close to the fighter tells Fighters Only. Struve was three fights into a four-fight deal when the new contract was tabled. Having won two of his three outings so far, the new deal is on improved terms.
Submitted Nov 8, 2009 3:06AM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thiago aggressive and smart against Rashad
(tatame.com)
“Everybody knows thay I’m an aggressive fighter, but I realized that we have to be aggressive, but smart too. I’ll study his game and find the easiest way to get the victory and I’ll be done”, Silva guarantees, talking about his trainings with Luis Cane, Kimbo Slice and Denis Kang, his nexts fights in the UFC and the controversial Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio Shogun title fight. Stay tuned at TATAME.com.
Submitted Nov 7, 2009 11:44PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Mono pushes back Lesnar-Carwin battle
(sports.espn.go.com)
Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has mononucleosis and won't be able to defend his title Jan. 2 at UFC 108 against Shane Carwin, UFC president Dana White texted to the Los Angeles Times. The fight, originally scheduled for Nov. 21, was pushed back to January because of a Lesnar illness. Now, White says Lesnar has mononucleosis and can't train for six weeks, according to his text to the Times. UFC officials said they hope to have Lesnar back in the octagon by March.
Submitted Nov 6, 2009 2:08PM by emfleek - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Caol Uno vs. Fabricio Camoes prelim bout completes UFC 106 fight card
(mmajunkie.com)
A bout between veteran Caol Uno (25-12-4 MMA, 3-4-1 UFC) and Brazilian lightweight Fabricio Camoes (10-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is now official and completes the fight card for UFC 106. The matchup is part of the event's un-aired preliminary card. UFC 106 takes place Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, and the night's main card, including the main event of Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz, airs on pay-per-view. The UFC recently unveiled all of the night's matchups except for the Uno vs. Camoes bout.
Submitted Nov 6, 2009 9:02AM by emfleek - 3 comments
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11/5/09 - Carwin to undergo MRI scan for knee injury
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
With Brock Lesnar now unable to meet him at UFC 108, Shane Carwin is going to use the time off to get a nagging injury looked at. His management told Fighters Only tonight that his knee had been “an issue” and Carwin himself says he is “going to get an MRI to see how bad my leg is. Might as well heal up and get a full check up.”
Submitted Nov 5, 2009 10:10PM by jae_1833 - 0 comments
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Dana White: I Guarantee Dan Henderson Has Been Signed by Strikeforce
(bloodyelbow.com)
White said Wednesday, "I guarantee you 1,000 percent that Dan Henderson is signed by Strikeforce."
Submitted Nov 5, 2009 8:57PM by crushedbacon - 21 comments
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Sports Apparel Giant Under Armour Signs GSP To Deal
(mmajunkie.com)
The sports apparel giant Under Armour, best known perhaps for their slogan/sales pitch "We Must Protect This House!", has found themselves a fighter to help protect their house-Georges St. Pierre. The UFC Welterweight Champion has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with Under Armour, becoming the first MMA fighter to score such a major deal with the company. St-Pierre will be the face of specific Under Armor products, including the BoxerJock and BoxerBrief lines and Recharge suit, beginning in early 2010.
Submitted Nov 5, 2009 10:48AM by DCRage - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
ATT Confirms Duffee's departure
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
American Top Team have confirmed that Todd Duffee is no longer part of the squad, having moved to the west coast of the USA several weeks ago. He is now fighting for Xtreme Couture and will be representing them in his future UFC fights, a spokesman for ATT said today.
Submitted Nov 5, 2009 2:24AM by jae_1833 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Brock Lesnar Not Fighting Shane Carwin At UFC 108
(mmanews.com)
Sources close to Brock Lesnar's camp informed Heavy.com tonight that Lesnar will not be able to participate in the postponed main event of UFC 108 against Shane Carwin.
Submitted Nov 4, 2009 10:01PM by jae_1833 - 25 comments
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Daley expects to knock Condit out at UFC 108
(mmaweekly.com)
It’s been rumored for quite some time, but a welterweight bout former Cage Rage champion Paul Daley and former World Extreme Cagefighting champion Carlos Condit finally has ink to paper. The bout will take place on Jan. 2 at UFC 108. Daley (22-8-2) enters the bout following a TKO stoppage of Martin Kampmann in the first round at UFC 103. The bout in Dallas put an exclamation point on Daley’s Octagon debut against an opponent that Condit lost a split decision to earlier this year.
Submitted Nov 4, 2009 8:23PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jon Fitch: "Waiting around for Thiago Alves to get better was not an option"
(mmamania.com)
“I needed to fight, I was (previously) scheduled for Nov. 21 and I’ve been training 5-6 weeks already. I don’t like a lot of down time, I like to fight often. Waiting around for Thiago (Alves) to get better was not an option. The last week has just been up and down, changing training camps from one day to the next and emotionally getting up and down for different opponents. Mike Pierce is not well know but sometimes these kinds of fights are harder than the high profile fights because people expect you to go out and smash a guy they don’t know so if you don’t, they hold it against you. This fight can very easily turn into one of my tougher fights.” Former UFC welterweight number one contender Jon Fitch shares the frustration of undergoing multiple changes in both events and opponents after Ricardo Almeida and Thiago Alves both went down with knee injuries and were forced out of action.
Submitted Nov 4, 2009 8:17PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 12 comments
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Minotauro Nogueira In Talks To Face Velasquez On 1/2
(mmamania.com)
Despite rumors either might be next in line for a UFC Heavyweight Title shot after Shane Carwin, that apparently will not be the case for Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Cain Velasquez. In fact, they're likely facing each other next. The TATAME site reports Nogueira's manager has confirmed the fight, but no word from the Velasquez camp yet. The fight is tentatively scheduled for UFC 108 on January 2.
Submitted Nov 4, 2009 7:43PM by DCRage - 17 comments
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GSP ready to defend UFC title against Hardy-Swick winner
(tsn.ca)
When Dan (The Outlaw) Hardy takes on Mike (Quick) Swick next week at UFC 105 in Manchester, England, the most interested observer cageside will be Canadian Georges St. Pierre. "Apparently I will probably fight the winner of this fight so I'm going to be watching it very carefully," St. Pierre told The Canadian Press.
Submitted Nov 4, 2009 7:03PM by Gogoplatapus - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nogueira and the debut: “Cane is not naive”
(tatame.com)
“We don’t know how it’s gonna be, fight is fight, we have to be trained for everything, as on the ground, boxing and muay thai... It’s gonna be good“, said Nogueira, who already defeated athletes like Dan Henderson, Alistair Overeem and Kazushi Sakuraba. “Cane is not naive, he won’t make a predictable game“, bets, ready to debut on November 21. Another great name in the 205 pounds division, “Minotouro” is another Brazilian athlete among the best. “This category is very good, there are a lot of Brazilians, and now there’s one more. I’ll try to make a good presentation and show my value on this division“, Rogério said,
Submitted Nov 4, 2009 1:46PM by RhythmAndStyle - 12 comments
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Riddle Not Impressed With Osipzack
(mmaweekly.com)
Since leaving Arizona Combat Sports, Riddle has bounced between Xtreme Couture, Warrior Training Center and Legion Jiu-Jitsu in his new hometown (he is originally from Allentown, Penn). He’s over the club scene, and has settled into a good training groove. He hardly bats an eye at Osipczak
Submitted Nov 4, 2009 2:59AM by jae_1833 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Todd Duffee injury forces him out of UFC 107 fight against Paul Buentello
(mmamania.com)
Another one bites the dust. Undefeated heavyweight powerhouse Todd Duffee has sustained an undisclosed injury, scrapping his upcoming bout against Paul Buentello (27-10) at UFC 107: “Penn vs. Sanchez” from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Dec. 12, according to Sherdog.com.
Submitted Nov 4, 2009 2:57AM by jae_1833 - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tito Ortiz wants a third bout with Chuck Liddell
(mmaweekly.com)
Former UFC light heavyweight titleholder Tito Ortiz re-signed with The Ultimate Fighting Championship in late July ending 13 months of free agency, and “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” is already rekindling old rivalries. Ortiz takes on Forrest Griffin in his return to the Octagon in a rematch at UFC 106 on Nov. 21 in Las Vegas, but the 34-year-old fighter has been lobbying to get a third bout with his old nemesis Chuck Liddell in 2010.
Submitted Nov 3, 2009 7:52PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 27 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Quick Quote: Brock Lesnar still sick, return could be delayed until Feb. 6
(mmamania.com)
“I’m not sure exactly what it is he has, mono or whatever, but I know that he was sick and couldn’t get a good, hard workout in. There’s a big difference between making an appearance and smiling and waving at a football game and going out and doing what he has to do in his training.” – Greg Nelson, the founder, owner and head coach at the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy in Minneapolis, Minn., tells Yahoo!Sports.com that his biggest fighter, UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar, is still not well.
Submitted Nov 3, 2009 7:47PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Hungry again, UFC welterweight Brock Larson sets sights on redemption
(mmajunkie.com)
His cell phone rang four days later; 94 hours had passed since the low point of a burgeoning career. Brock Larson has built his reputation on ruthless aggression. An attack-mode philosophy one second after the referee yells "Bring it on!" had taken him to 26 wins in 28 MMA fights, including five straight, and a breakthrough into many recognized top-10 rankings that rate MMA's top welterweights. Rewards have never been immediate. Larson's the unpretentious type whose humility was forged on Minnesota's smallest of farms. The buzz from his arm triangle choke submission of Mike Pyle at UFC 98 wasn't loud enough to merit a spot on the main card of Spike TV's free UFC Fight Night 19 event. He was matched against an unknown named Mike Pierce, and another quick pay day figured to finally vault Larson's name into the title picture.
Submitted Nov 3, 2009 7:45PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thiago Alves: It was not a good idea to fight Jon Fitch at less than full strength
(mmamania.com)
“I tore my PCL, I had a knee injury before my fight with GSP in which I tore my MCL and now 6 weeks before my fight with Fitch I tore my PCL. My doctor advised me not to fight and although I still wanted to fight my manager told me not to because I am not 100%, they felt it was not a good idea to go up against a fighter like Jon Fitch at anything less than full strength. I am going to take this time off to heal and get better, hopefully I will be back by January 31st. It’s not as bad as it could have been but it’s not worth the risk of doing any further damage. You have no idea how bad I wanted this fight! When I come back I am going to better than ever, the next time I step inside the octagon I am going to make a huge impression. Everything happens for a reason and I have no complaints.”
Submitted Nov 3, 2009 2:25PM by SmileR - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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