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Ronnys Torres debuts at UFC Fight Night 19
(mmajunkie.com)
After a knee injury forced him out of a UFC Fight Night 18 bout with Melvin Guillard, UFC newcomer Ronnys Torres (14-1 MMA 0-0 UFC) will now apparently make his octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 19. Torres told Tatame he's slotted for the event, though no opponent has been determined. Fight Night 19 is expected to take place Sept. 16.
Submitted May 28, 2009 12:03AM by MMAcca - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
 
FRANK TRIGG SIGNS WITH UFC
(mmajunkie.com)
Veteran fighter Frank Trigg (19-6 MMA, 2-3 UFC) is returning to the Ultimate Fighting Championship after signing a four-fight deal with the organization. Trigg, who's a daily host for MMAjunkie.com Radio, today told MMAjunkie.com about the signing, which took nearly nine months to complete. Trigg, who recently turned 37, went 2-3 in his first UFC stint from 2003-2005, but he's perhaps best remembered for two unsuccessful attempts at Matt Hughes' UFC welterweight title. Very, very cool and I hope he tears it up!
Submitted May 27, 2009 4:46PM by The_Italian_Stallion - 29 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Clay Guida: I'm Going To Have That Belt Around My Waist
(mmamania.com)
UFC Lightweight Clay Guida is very confident that he's going to be the UFC Lightweight Champion one day. He knows he's ready for a title shot and will try to deny Diego Sanchez a promised title shot if Sanchez beats Guida at the TUF 9 Finale, and possibly earn a shot himself if he wins.
Submitted May 27, 2009 1:44PM by DCRage - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 98 Medical Suspensions
(boxing.nv.gov)
The NSAC has posted the official UFC 98 results on their website, which also reveal the medical suspensions coming out of the event.
Submitted May 26, 2009 7:28PM by DCRage - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 98 Fighter Payouts
(411mania.com)
The NSAC today revealed the disclosed fighter payouts from UFC 98. A total of $957,000 was paid out with the biggest share-$200,000 each-going to Matt Hughes and main event loser Rashad Evans.
Submitted May 26, 2009 4:24PM by DCRage - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC: Undisputed 2009 Also Tops in Canada
(mmapayout.com)
The UFC: Undisputed 2009 takes up the top 2 positions in Canada, according to Rogers and the Canadian Press: TORONTO — The most popular game rentals (all platforms) according to Rogers Video for the period ending May 24. 1 UFC 2009 Undisputed (Xbox ***) 2 UFC 2009 Undisputed (PlayStation 3) 3 Terminator: Salvation (Xbox ***) 4 Bionic Commando (Xbox ***) 5 Punch Out (Nintendo Wii)
Submitted May 26, 2009 12:44PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
 
UFC 2009: Undisputed Topping Charts in UK
(mmapayout.com)
While THQ’s UFC 2009: Undisputed has been a solid hit on US shores, the game has also made its’ mark in the international market. The game debuted on the top of the charts, according to Brit gaming tracker el33tonline: The All Formats UK Software Chart top ten follows below: * UFC 2009: Undisputed (THQ) * Pokemon Platinum (Nintendo) * EA Sports Active (EA) * Wii Fit (Nintendo) * Fifa 09 (EA) * X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Activision Blizzard) * Wii Play (Nintendo) * Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) * My Fitness Coach (Ubisoft) * Call of Duty: World at War (Activision Blizzard) At No. 1, UFC 2009: Undisputed debuts in the software chart, with a console sales split of 52% on Xbox *** and 48% on PS3. That level of success with the game in the UK shows that the UFC is becoming further entrenched in the sporting and cultural environment of the Brits and only bodes well for the future.
Submitted May 26, 2009 12:43PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
 
 
Clay Guida Removed From UFC Undisputed 2009
(fightline.com)
Popular lightweight fighter, Clay Guida, was originally slated to be on the video game’s roster but had to be removed because of his hair. THQ had reportedly offered Guida money to cut his hair so that they could keep him in the game but Guida apparently turned down the offer.
Submitted May 25, 2009 4:48PM by Wolfenstein - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rory Markham vs TJ Grant planned for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 9 finale on June 20
(mmamania.com)
Hard hitting slugger Rory Markham (16-5) is set to do battle with UFC sophomore TJ Grant (14-2) in a welterweight match up at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 9 Finale at “The Pearl” at the Palms Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 20. MMAmania was informed of the bout by Grant’s camp earlier today.
Submitted May 25, 2009 12:59PM by MMAcca - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Machida and Rampage to coach TUF 10?
(mmaweekly.com)
Now that Lyoto Machida has cemented himself as the #1 light heavyweight in the world, the next step for him is to defend his title, and possibly build his reputation with more fans all over the world. A natural step to build that bridge would seem to be placing Machida on the next season of the "Ultimate Fighter" reality show, and have him opposite his next opponent, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, who previously served on the show during season 7. UFC president Dana White was asked point blank if the coaches for the tenth season of the show had been picked, and while he was able to confirm they have been chosen, he wouldn't divulge any names. "I'm not going to tell you. We start filming on the 1st and there's a media day on like the 2nd or 3rd. All your questions will be answered then," White responded.
Submitted May 25, 2009 9:21AM by Ordep - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White Laid Ground Work for Lyoto Machida vs Quinton Rampage Jackson in 2006
(bloodyelbow.com)
The victory on Saturday was a validation of his investment in the Machida's tactical, karate-based style, which drew early criticism from fans. "We bought the WFA to acquire his contract and Rampage's," added White. "I've always thought this kid was talented." Dana made that investment back at the end of 2006 and Rampage was already well-enough known to be part of the story when the purchase was made, but Lyoto was not.
Submitted May 24, 2009 11:06PM by MMAcca - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana Makes It Official: Rampage Gets Next Title Shot
(mmaweekly.com)
In a fight that will be announced soon, Dana White has confirmed that, as expected, Quinton Jackson will be the first challenger to new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Ryoto (Lyoto) Machida. Rampage actually was to have gotten the fight last night but injuries after UFC 96 forced him to sit it out.
Submitted May 24, 2009 7:00PM by DCRage - 31 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Returns To Los Angeles In October
(mmajunkie.com)
At last night's UFC 98 post-fight press conference, Dana White announced UFC will make only it's second trip ever to Los Angeles on 10/24 for what could be UFC 104. The only prior UFC event held in LA to date is UFC 60, headlined by Matt Hughes vs. Royce Gracie.
Submitted May 24, 2009 8:57AM by DCRage - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 98 Bonuses, Attendance, Live Gate
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC announced the bonuses of the night last night after UFC 98, with $60,000 going to each winner. They also claimed over 12,000 paid for the event for a $3.4 million gate.
Submitted May 24, 2009 8:56AM by DCRage - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Limp Bizkit booked for UFC 100 weekend, concert to stream on UFC.com
(mmajunkie.com)
The Ultimate Fighting Championship and the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino have further bolstered July's historic UFC 100 weekend with a Limp Bizkit concert. The rap-metal group performs on the eve of UFC 100, July 10, at Mandalay Bay Beach as part of its "Unicorns N' Rainbows" tour. Tickets for the concert go on sale May 29, and the show also airs live on UFC.com.
Submitted May 23, 2009 8:10AM by MMAcca - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Forrest Griffin Gets UFC's First 'Authentic Spirit' Award
(mmaweekly.com)
The UFC, in conjunction with Tequila Cazadores, awarded Forrest Griffin the first ever UFC Authentic Spirit Award. The award will be given to a UFC fighter monthly who exemplifies social responsibility, dedication to their art form and good sportsmanship. Griffin was announced as the recipient by UFC President Dana White at a media event held by the UFC, Tequila Cazadores and THQ at Tabu in the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Griffin was given the award for his work with the Wounded Warriors program, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
Submitted May 23, 2009 4:28AM by MMAcca - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 98 Weigh-In Results
(mmaweekly.com)
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS: UFC 98 Main Card Bouts: -Rashad Evans (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204) -Matt Hughes (170) vs. Matt Serra (171) -Dan Miller (185) vs. Chael Sonnen (186) -Sean Sherk (156) vs. Frankie Edgar (155) -Drew McFedries (185) vs. Xavier Foupa-Pokam (186) UFC 98 Preliminary Bouts: -Brock Larson (171) vs. Mike Pyle (172) -Tim Hague (263) vs. Patrick Barry (237) -Phillipe Nover (156) vs. Kyle Bradley (156) -Andre Gusmao (206) vs. Krzysztof Soszynski (206) -Yoshiyuki Yoshida (171) vs. Brandon Wolff (170) -George Roop (154) vs. David Kaplan (156) Mike Pyle was a late replacement filling in for Chris Wilson against Brock Larson. Pyle didn't step on the scales during the official weigh-in, but did make weight shortly after.
Submitted May 23, 2009 3:12AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White's UFC 98 Video Blog - Episodes 3, 5/20 & 5/21
(demandmma.com)
Check out Dana's latest entry in the infamous video blog as we see the new UFC title belts, some press conference footage, Matt Hughes bullying people, among other things. Check it out!
Submitted May 22, 2009 10:11PM by BrutalKnockOut - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, MMA Personalities
 
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