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Dan Henderson Not Currently Signed to UFC
(bloodyelbow.com)
Shootin down a rumor. Dan Henderson won't fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in his next fight. In fact, his next fight might not be in the UFC...
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 2:42PM by emfleek - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Gray Maynard Focused on Roger Huerta, Not Lightweight Title
(mma.fanhouse.com)
If Gray Maynard wanted to, he could make a pretty good case that he deserves to be the No. 1 contender for the UFC lightweight title. After breaking into the UFC on the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter and knocking himself out in a bizarre no contest on that season's Finale, Maynard has gone 5-0, and he's dominated all five opponents. But as Maynard prepares to fight Roger Huerta on the September 16 Ultimate Fight Night card, he says he won't lobby for a shot at the lightweight championship, even if he beats Huerta. Instead, Maynard says in an interview with FanHouse that he's putting all his energy into fighting Huerta, and that as long as he keeps winning, he's sure a title shot will come.
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 2:37PM by emfleek - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
CHRIS WILSON EXPECTING THE BEST MIKE PYLE
(mmaweekly.com)
When is the book coming out? From the U.S. to Brazil, a man finds solace in a place he once called home. Away from the distractions of mainstream America, a family man looks to begin anew until tragedy strikes. A robbery followed by broken promises leave him questioning the very fabric of existence. The harrowing tale of Chris Wilson.
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 2:36PM by emfleek - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Middleweight Nate Quarry relying on "old-man strength" for win at UFC Fight Night 19
(mmajunkie.com)
When middleweight slugger Nate Quarry (11-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) steps into the cage against Tim Credeur (12-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) on the main card of "UFC Fight Night 19: Diaz vs. Guillard" on Sept. 16, there will be a bit of an old-school feel to the contest. But despite an apparent striking advantage on the feet and a potential jiu-jitsu deficiency, Quarry said he won't be relying on any particular gameplan to earn a victory.
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 2:32PM by emfleek - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
"TUF 10" competitor Scott Junk took different path to UFC, now he's on long road back
(mmajunkie.com)
Scott Junk (6-2-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) doesn't exactly fit the stereotype for the house on "The Ultimate Fighter 10." "I'm simple – just a normal everyday working guy," Junk said. "These guys are ex-football players and young guys who are spoiled who don't have jobs. They're complaining about things that I thought were luxuries." That's because Junk doesn't have the traditional mixed-martial-arts pedigree. A Hawaiian who fell into MMA after an All-American Division II college football career and who later gained his full-time job in sewage line construction, Junk is also unique because of his UFC background.
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 10:52AM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Newcomer Jay Silva Still Doesn't Believe His Dream Has Come True
(mma.fanhouse.com)
Two years ago, Jay Silva was just a nightclub bouncer in New York City who got into a lot of fights and liked watching MMA on television. Then a chance encounter with Quinton "Rampage" Jackson at UFC 78 in Newark, N.J., led to him moving to California to begin his MMA career. Next week, he'll make his Octagon debut when he steps in on short notice to face CB Dollaway at UFC Night 19 in Oklahoma City. Dollaway's original opponent, Dan Miller, was forced to withdraw from the bout after suffering an undisclosed infection.
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 8:38AM by emfleek - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Stay tuned: UFC's new TV deal in U.K. will be monitored by U.S. television execs
(mmajunkie.com)
At first blush, the UFC's newly announced deal with a broadcast television network in the United Kingdom would seem to have no impact upon fans in the United States. It would be understandable if U.S. fans were to say, "Who cares?" about the UFC's announcement that it reached a programming deal with FIVE, a broadcast network that is the U.K.'s equivalent of CBS. But have no doubt that network television executives in the U.S. will be paying very close attention to how well the UFC's offerings perform in the U.K.
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 8:35AM by emfleek - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dos Santos Plans to Outbox Cro Cop at UFC 103
(mmaweekly.com)
"It’s been a quick trip up the ladder for UFC heavyweight Junior Dos Santos. He was a virtual unknown in America when he took on ground wizard Fabricio Werdum at UFC 90. One right uppercut later, Dos Santos was on the map, flooring Werdum in 81 seconds. UFC president Dana White said betting lines changed days before the fight when people caught a glimpse of Dos Santos hitting pads. The 25-year-old native of Salvador, Brazil, breezed through Stefan Struve in 54 seconds at UFC 95, and was scheduled for further seasoning against Justin McCully at UFC 102. Then, in July, one call changed everything."
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 7:50AM by Sinister - 30 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
‘Cro Cop’ Doesn’t Think Fedor is Afraid
(sherdog.com)
"Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic has no clue why Fedor Emelianenko signed with Strikeforce and decided against testing himself inside the UFC. Like much of the mixed martial arts community, the Russian’s decision left him scratching his head. “I like Fedor as a fighter,” Filipovic said during a pre-fight conference call for UFC 103 on Tuesday. “As a man, I don’t want to insult Fedor, but I don’t understand his attitude. I really don’t understand why he doesn’t want to enter the UFC."
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 7:48AM by Sinister - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, M-1 Global
 
Ed Soares: Anderson Silva Didn't Get Elbow Surgery
(bloodyelbow.com)
I spoke to Ed Soares, Silva's manager, and contrary to published reports, Silva has not had surgery on his elbow and is not in any way incapable of fighting in November if he's offered a fight. Soares said he hasn't spoken to Silva about fighting Couture yet, and stressed that such a fight has never been discussed with the UFC. But he did say, "Anderson wants to fight the biggest and the best fighters out there and Randy Couture falls into that category. After Anderson saw the way he fought Rodrigo Nogueira, he said he became an even bigger Randy Couture fan."
Submitted Sep 9, 2009 2:04AM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dan Hardy plans to make UFC welterweights uncomfortable on Nov. 14.
(mmamania.com)
“Kim will want to take me down with his judo and bash me up on the ground, but every time he gets close he will eat an elbow or knee in the face. I don’t want a decision, I guarantee a knockout in this one. I plan to put a beating on this guy that is so nasty and so one-sided it will be uncomfortable viewing for all the other welterweights in the UFC. I am going to beat him up for a while and then I will catch him with something that really hurts him — then he’ll go to sleep.”
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 10:38PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kimbo Slice Has Low Hurdle to Clear for Big Reward on The Ultimate Fighter 10
(bloodyelbow.com)
It's a cruel hard world out there and the reality is that Kimbo Slice is good for business. Dana White has shrewdly put himself in a no lose position by booking Kimbo on The Ultimate Fighter. At a minimum he will get blockbuster ratings for the early episodes, the longer they can keep him from being exposed, the better. Anyone want to bet that Kimbo won't fight until the third or fourth episode of the show? And if Kimbo manages to score a win, especially a convincing KTFO win, the Kimbo hype train will begin to choo choo down the tracks.
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 10:34PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Welterweights Marcus Davis and Ben Saunders agree to UFC 106 contest in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
Two welterweight contenders looking to rebound from disappointing losses will square off at UFC 106 as Marcus Davis (16-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) and Ben Saunders (7-1-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) have verbally agreed to meet at the event. Though not yet officially announced, UFC 106 is expected to take place Nov. 21 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight title bout between current champ Brock Lesnar and challenger Shane Carwin.
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 10:20PM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Inks TV Deal in U.K.
(sherdog.com)
"UFC highlights will air on free TV in the United Kingdom, the promotion announced Tuesday. The UFC has signed a terrestrial television deal with Five, a British network that airs “Monday Night Football,” to create a new program titled “UFC: Main Event.” The show will regularly feature some of the UFC’s best bouts and kicks off Sept. 14 with the UFC 102 main event between Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira." They are doing a good job with marketing to the UK
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 6:46PM by Sinister - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Matt Hamill Vs. Jon Jones Expected for The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
A light heavyweight clash between fast-rising prospects Matt Hamill (7-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) and Jon Jones (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is expected to feature prominently at The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale in December. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned from sources close to the event that a bout between Jones and Hamill is currently in negotiations, and at least one fighter's camp says verbal agreements are in place. The bout would be expected to serve in at least a co-main-event role for the Dec. 5 event in Las Vegas. The main card airs live on Spike TV.
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 4:22PM by Bowen50 - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Crocop weighs in on Fedor/UFC situation
(demandmma.com)
Mirko Crocop can get added to the list of people who don't understand the Fedor/UFC situation, as he has his own thoughts on the matter. Is Fedor scared?
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 3:21PM by BrutalKnockOut - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC, StrikeForce, MMA Personalities
 
Lil' Nog and Hendo to go again at 105?
(thesun.co.uk)
Its another story from the Sun, but they where first to report Semtex stepping up to replace Swick so mabeys this artice is credible aswell. Also mentions Hughes vs Swick could be an option if Dan or Nog Decline the fight.
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 1:06PM by Aaronno9 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 105 Officially Announced, Main Event Not
(mmajunkie.com)
As had been expected, UFC today officially announced UFC 105 for November 14 at MEN Arena in Manchester, England. 2 matches were confirmed-Michael Bisping vs. Denis Kang and Dan Hardy vs. Dong Hyun Kim-but the statement also revealed the main event would be announced at a later date. Tickets go on sale Monday but Fight Club members can get them Thursday, Newsletter subscribers can get them Saturday.
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 11:38AM by DCRage - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Hallman vs. Howard at TUF 10 Finale
(mmaweekly.com)
Looks like Hughes won't be fighting him next.
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 9:52AM by Sinister - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Dan Miller Out, Newcomer Jay Silva In Against CB Dollaway at UFN 19
(bloodyelbow.com)
(MMA) Madness is reporting tonight that UFC middleweight Dan Miller is suffering from some sort of ailment, and will be forced out of his scheduled fight with C.B. Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 19 on September 16th. Brazilian Jay Silva (5-0) will be stepping in on very short notice to make his UFC debut against Dollaway next week.
Submitted Sep 8, 2009 9:26AM by emfleek - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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