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Yushin Okami Vs. Patrick Cote possibly in the works for UFC 103
(cramthis.com)
We have recieved word from both, Patrick Cote’s camp as well as Yushin Okami’s camp that this fight has been brought to their attention, and that they both have verbally agreed. While it is a little bit early to hand out any type of fight contract, expect the fight to be signed by the middle of June. The fight is being aimed for UFC 103, with the venue un announced, but it goes with a rumored bout between Frank Trigg and Josh Koscheck. Yushin Okami, who is coming off a win over Dean Lister really needs a win if he wants to recieve a title shot in the future. The same goes for Patrick Cote, who is coming off a loss to Anderson Silva. Cote, who has been on the record stating that he would like to fight a top 5 middleweight to possibly get him a title shot, and a win over Okami will most likely put him in that scenario. Also interesting to note that both of these fighters are coming off injuries, so it will be interesting to see how both of these fighters rebound.
Submitted Jun 3, 2009 10:33AM by grappler0000 - 20 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Quartet of NFL vets to join Kimbo Slice on UFC's "The Ultimate Fighter 10" cast
(mmajunkie.com)
I'm assuming that if the Kimbo news isn't a spoiler than this isn't either. The article goes into further detail on the four fighters. _________________________________________________________ At least four former NFL players have been selected to compete on "The Ultimate Fighter 10," a heavyweights-only season of the UFC's reality series that debuts Sept. 16 on Spike TV. The list includes Marcus Jones, Matt Mitrione, Brendan Schaub and Wes Shivers. Barring injury or any last-minute replacements, all are expected to join Ferguson, a former bare-knuckle brawler and YouTube legend who became the biggest star of the now-defunct EliteXC promotion, in the UFC's 16-man tournament.
Submitted Jun 3, 2009 6:27AM by Kpro - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Al-Turk Offers CroCop 'One Of Three Options'
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Where lesser men would still be looking at the phone in slack-jawed horror and hoping never to receive a similar call from the UFC again, Al-Turk's confidence is bounding. In fact so confident is he that he offers a succinct prediction for the June 13th fight. "One of three things," he says. "Either I bang him out, I submit him or I ground and pound him."
Submitted Jun 3, 2009 3:12AM by MMAcca - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Marcus Davis vs. Dan Hardy bad blood boils over during UFC 99 conference call
(mmamania.com)
And that’s when it snowballed out of control: Hardy: “I didn’t ask for anybody to post it anywhere. That was just the fans having fun. And if a 35 year old man can’t laugh that off — ” Davis interrupted: “That’s not true, you’re a liar.” Hardy: “No, I’m not a liar.” Davis: “I saw the form when you put it on there.” Hardy: “No, I did — ” Davis: “You’re a liar, ‘cause I saw the form, and then I saw after the pictures went on, I saw you go on there. I saw what you wrote. You wrote, ‘Hey guys, go put them on Sherdog and MMA.tv.’ That was your friggin’ picture by it, and you’re the one that put it on there.” Hardy: “That’s a lie.” Davis: “So don’t say that you’re not the one that asked them to go do that, ‘cause you did ask them to go do that.” Hardy: “No, I didn’t. No, I genuinely did not.” Davis: “Well then somebody’s using your picture and using your name, Dan Hardy, on that U.K. forum that other U.K. fans emailed me — that’s how I found the forum, they emailed me and said, ‘You have to go to this forum and see what he’s doing.’”
Submitted Jun 3, 2009 2:54AM by MMAcca - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 19 confirmed for Oklahoma City on September 16
(mmamania.com)
UFC Fight Night 19, which will serve as the lead-in for the upcoming tenth season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10, will be held at the Cox Convention Center on September 16, according to Tulsa World. The promotion last visited “The Sooner State” way back in December of 1994 with UFC 4 from the Expo Square Pavilion in Tulsa. Royce Gracie cruised to victory that night in “Revenge of the Warriors.” Mixed martial arts has come a long way in 15 years. The Cox Convention Center has a capacity of 15,000 and will join Colorado, Nebraska, Florida and Tennessee as recent additions for the “Fight Night” series.
Submitted Jun 3, 2009 2:47AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gary Shaw Reacts to Kimbo Slice's Inclusion on TUF10 + Dana Says There's A Special Contract Waiting If He Wins
(bloodyelbow.com)
Michael David Smith of AOL FanHouse gets the first crack at him and most notably (and he's probably on to something), Shaw thinks Slice is likely being handsomely compensated: Michael David Smith: What's your reaction to Kimbo going on The Ultimate Fighter? Gary Shaw: It shocked me when I heard, especially after Dana dissing him for two years and saying the nastiest things about him. So it surprised me, knowing who Kimbo is, that he would succumb to working with Dana. It shows that whatever comes out of Dana's mouth is not always the truth. Are you disappointed on a personal level? You put a lot into promoting and marketing Kimbo. Sure. I just don't think it's a big enough platform for him. I think it's a step back. I think he's bigger than that.
Submitted Jun 3, 2009 2:35AM by MMAcca - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 98 Official Live Gate, Attendance Figures Released
(411mania.com)
The main man at the NSAC, Keith Kizer, today announced the official attendance and live gate figures for UFC 98. He says UFC drew 12,606 total fans, but not that number paid as UFC claimed, and live gate was just over $3.25 million, a little short of UFC's claimed $3.4 million gate.
Submitted Jun 2, 2009 7:16PM by DCRage - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana Talks Kimbo on TUF
(thegarv.com)
Submitted Jun 2, 2009 2:44PM by nickcuc547 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White's WEC 41 Video Blog
(demandmma.com)
Check out Dana's first ever WEC video blog, and see Kimbo Slice right around the six minute mark!
Submitted Jun 2, 2009 2:00PM by BrutalKnockOut - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC, WEC
 
UFC 103 Could Be In Dallas, Not England
(mmajunkie.com)
There are now tentative plans in place for UFC to make it's Dallas debut soon, possibly as soon as September. UFC 103 on September 26, originally planned for England is a possibility, which would be the first UFC in Dallas. The American Airlines Center, which seats 21,000, is a likely venue.
Submitted Jun 2, 2009 12:40PM by DCRage - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Michael Bisping could fight for a world title in Manchester, England
(mmamania.com)
“Michael [Bisping] will fight [Dan] Henderson at UFC 100 in Vegas, and the winner will get a world title shot. And if that winner is Michael, we intend to take the fight to Manchester, just down the road from where he lives. Not only would Michael be the first Briton to win a world title but the first from outside the US, Canada and Brazil.”
Submitted Jun 2, 2009 10:16AM by MMAcca - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
‘Rampage’ Jackson reports for duty on the set of TUF 10
(mmamania.com)
“I’m starting the first day at my new job. Hope my co-worker likes me! Haha …” – Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is today on the set of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10 for the first day of filming the Spike TV-produced mixed martial arts reality series.
Submitted Jun 2, 2009 12:30AM by MMAcca - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Patrick Cote Signs New 4-Fight deal With The UFC
(mmaweekly.com)
It looks like the "Predator" will do his stalking in the UFC for the foreseeable future. Patrick Cote has signed a new four-fight deal with the promotion, as confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Monday by sources close to the negotiations. Cote has been out of action since an October 2008 loss to UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. The Canadian blew out his knee in the third round, forcing a stoppage in the title fight. Currently rehabbing and waiting for clearance from his doctors, Cote has one less thing to worry about now that he knows for the immediate future he will continue to call the Octagon his home.
Submitted Jun 2, 2009 12:13AM by MMAcca - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kimbo Slice to the UFC... via TUF!
(demandmma.com)
Kimbo Slice has apparently agreed to be featured on season ten of the Ultimate Fighter reality show, featuring opposing coaches Rampage Jackson and Rashad Evans!
Submitted Jun 1, 2009 11:48PM by BrutalKnockOut - 60 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Pat Miletich on Drew McFedries Situation And Making Peace With Dana White
(mma.fanhouse.com)
"My entire team and myself were furious with Drew McFedries because we worked our ass off to get him ready for that fight," Miletich said. "Four different guys offered to go with him to that fight [and] he turned them all down. He went and took one of his buddies to the fight. Then, he not only thanked guys from another camp, which is fine, but it could have stopped there. But to say what he said about his teammates and his team for no logical reason was wrong.
Submitted Jun 1, 2009 6:41PM by Wolfenstein - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 98 Fighters Test Clean
(mmaweekly.com)
On Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the post-fight drug test results for the fighters of UFC 98, held May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Ten fighters were tested for performance enhancers and drugs of abuse following their bouts: Lyoto Machida, Rashad Evans, Matt Hughes, Chael Sonnen, Frank Edgar, Brock Larson, Kyle Bradley, Krzysztof Soszynski, Yoshiyuki Yoshida, and George Roop. All fighters came back negative.
Submitted Jun 1, 2009 3:44PM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Okami Targeting September Return, Silva
(mmamania.com)
UFC Middleweight contender Yushin Okami, currently sidelined due to injuries, says he is hoping to return to action in September. And not surprisingly, he wants Anderson Silva, who Okami is the last fighter to beat although Okami feels he los their fight (Okami's win was by DQ).
Submitted Jun 1, 2009 11:49AM by DCRage - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC signs heavyweight Mike Russow, debut slated for UFC Fight Night 19 in September
(mmajunkie.com)
Veteran heavyweight Mike Russow (11-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), a Chicago police officer who's competed for organizations such as Adrenaline MMA and PRIDE, has signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC and will make his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 19. The news comes from Matt Erickson of The Times of Northwest Indiana. No opponent has been determined for the 32-year-old's upcoming UFC debut.
Submitted Jun 1, 2009 10:15AM by babytater03 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mirko Cro Cop 99 Deal Not Done. Yet. (Updated)
(411mania.com)
Although the deal is expected to be done as soon as today, Mirko Cro Cop is not yet official for UFC 99, which is why he's not being advertised yet. The reason why is not yet known but it reportedly has nothing to do with negotiations between the fighter and UFC. Update: Now it's done. UFC has confirmed the fight.
Submitted Jun 1, 2009 6:34AM by DCRage - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 102 Confirmed for August 29
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
The UFC has officially announced that its UFC 102 card will take place on August 29. While the company has yet to officially confirm a venue for the event, the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon is expected to host the card. While no bouts are official the rumored card for UFC 102 at this time are: Randy Couture vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Demian Maia vs. Nate Marquardt Keith Jardine vs. Thiago Silva Matt Hamill vs. Brandon Vera Chris Leben vs. Jake Rosholt Wilson Gouveia vs. James Irvin Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Chris Tuchscherer Nick Catone vs. Mark Munoz Junior dos Santos vs. Justin McCully Evan Dunham vs. Matt Veach
Submitted Jun 1, 2009 1:23AM by MMAcca - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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