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Miller-Browning nearly go at it ... Jensen not cleared, fight canceled
(sports.yahoo.com)
The most heated fight on the card almost saw Cole Miller slap Junie Browning during their face off. Ryan Jensen was looking for his first win in the UFC but when he disclosed to the Tennesse Athletic Commission that he had used the drug Adderall, his fight against Steve Steinbeiss was canceled.
Submitted Mar 31, 2009 8:15PM by Wolfenstein - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 18 weigh-ins: live and official results
(mmajunkie.com)
All fighters made weight except for Gleison Tibau and Jeremy Stephens which will be at a catchweight of 158lbs. Neither Steinbeiss nor Jensen weighed in.
Submitted Mar 31, 2009 5:27PM by Wolfenstein - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC ANNOUNCES TUF 9 FINALE, GUIDA VS. SANCHEZ
(mmaweekly.com)
The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Monday officially announced the headlining match for The Ultimate Fighter Season 9 finale, which will take place Saturday, June 20 from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, live on Spike TV.
Submitted Mar 30, 2009 9:05PM by Wolfenstein - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Rousimar Palhares v. Alessio Sakara at ufc 99
(mmaweekly.com)
The card continues to grow for UFC 99 in Germany, as Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares will return for a middleweight match-up against American Top Team fighter Alessio Sakara. The bout was confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Monday by sources close to the fight
Submitted Mar 30, 2009 4:39PM by Pookie - 27 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Q&A with Dan Henderson, speaks on Bisping, Silva/Franklin, and more.
(demandmma.com)
Henderson stopped by the forums for an unannounced question and answer session, and had a lot of interesting things to say regarding his opponents, Bisping's comments towards him, the differences between the UFC and Pride, and more.
Submitted Mar 30, 2009 10:26AM by BrutalKnockOut - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Wand Breaks Down Liddell-Shogun
(mmamania.com)
“… I told him: Liddell is not Coleman. He is an aggressive guy, has heavy hands and does not give up. If he hits you on the chin, probably a KO. Shogun has a very aggressive style and has to be in very good shape, with much cardio, because he doesn’t stop. He goes with punches, kicks, knees and takedowns. With him there’s no asking to stop. So he has to give good attention to the cardio because his style requires much cardio. He is a very talented guy, but age comes for everyone, including him. Then with time he will realize that nowadays we … must have a higher preparation. The guys are always getting better here. Shogun is a guy who can win the belt soon. He is in the front of the line. I believe in him. I think he’ll have a great performance against Liddell. I would not be surprised if he knocks him out or submits him. If he gets a takedown, I think it ends in the second round by submission.” Wanderlei Silva has faith that his former Chute Box training partner and good friend, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, will finish former light heavyweight champion, Chuck Liddell, when the pair collide at UFC 97: “Redemption” from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on April 18. Shogun has battled injuries, as well as serious fatigue, in his two performances inside the Octagon since coming over from Pride FC to much fan fare in late 2007. He has certainly not lived up to the hype as the best 205-pound fighter in the world, losing to Forrest Griffin via submission in his debut and having trouble putting away what should have been a very overmatched Mark Coleman earlier this year. Rua needs to prove that he can hang with the big cats in the UFC. And an impressive win over “Iceman” would do just that.
Submitted Mar 30, 2009 9:45AM by SmileR - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
MATT HAMILL VS BRANDON VERA SET FOR UFC 101
(mmaweekly.com)
A light heavyweight match-up between Brandon Vera and Matt Hamill is in the works for UFC 101 on Aug. 8 in Philadelphia. A source close to the fight confirmed the news to MMAWeekly.com, with *********** first reporting its possibility. While contracts have yet to be signed, the fighters have agreed to the bout and are expected to make it official in the coming days.
Submitted Mar 30, 2009 2:29AM by Bowen50 - 37 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 102: Maia vs. Silva-Leites Winner?
(cagepotato.com)
According to sources close to Demian Maia, he is going to be next in line for a UFC Middleweight Title shot against the Anderson Silva-Thales Leites winner. No official date set but the date Maia's camp is expecting would likely put it at UFC 102.
Submitted Mar 29, 2009 9:05AM by DCRage - 34 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC lightweight Roger Huerta waiting for the call to fight his "last fight"
(mmajunkie.com)
Popular UFC lightweight Roger Huerta - the first mixed martial artist to ever grace the cover of Sports Illustrated - hasn't been mentioned much in recent months. After declining to renew his contract with the UFC in January, Huerta said in the most recent episode of HDNet's "Inside MMA" that he's been stuck waiting by the phone. "To be honest I'm just waiting for that phone call," Huerta said.
Submitted Mar 28, 2009 2:58PM by Twenty20Dollars - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Penn: We Plan On Making This Fight Happen At UFC 101
(mmajunkie.com)
Accordint to a recent post on BJ Penn's official website, Penn has verbally agreed to defend his UFC Lightweight Title against Kenny Florian at UFC 101 and intends to sign the paperwork sometime today. Penn's camp also says Florian has signed the paperwork already.
Submitted Mar 28, 2009 1:01PM by DCRage - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Exclusive early look at 'UFC Undisputed 2009'
(cbssports.com)
Detailed look at the controls, game modes, and basics of the game.
Submitted Mar 27, 2009 11:08PM by Wolfenstein - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Is Mark Ecko In Serious Financial Trouble?
(mmaweekly.com)
Possibly, and that's not good for a few notable UFC fighters. Ecko, founder and famed designed of Ecko clothing, is reportedly at least $170 million in debt and may be forced to sell off pieces of his businesses to help financial woes and pay off creditors. Ecko recently started sponsoring MMA fighters including Frank Mir, Michael Bisping, and Nate Diaz.
Submitted Mar 27, 2009 10:21PM by DCRage - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Royce wants GSP
(fightlinker.com)
Royce Gracie was on the Bubba the Love Sponge show yesterday and when asked about his plans to fight again, he said he wanted back into the UFC and was interested in a fight with Georges St Pierre. He even went so far as to tell Bubba to bring it up with Dana when he’s on next week.
Submitted Mar 27, 2009 1:07PM by MMA - 37 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Wanderlei Silva Will Show All His Heart On June 13
(mmamania.com)
Despite being in a serious slump lately, Wanderlei Silva says he has no plans to retire soon and will keep fighting as long as people say they'll keep watching his fights because they will be good fights. He also says he will show all his heart on June 13 against Rich Franklin and will be there to KO or be KO'd.
Submitted Mar 27, 2009 11:59AM by DCRage - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Vancouver says not yet to MMA
(sportsnet.ca)
Mixed martial arts isn't returning to Vancouver; at least not yet. Council members voted against having the Vancouver Athletic Commission sanction MMA events Thursday. Instead it has asked the province to provide the sanctioning body for the sport just as it did in September 2007 when MMA became effectively banned in the city.
Submitted Mar 27, 2009 7:54AM by Wolfenstein - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
WEC vets Danillo Villefort and Jesse Lennox expected to meet at UFC 101
(mmajunkie.com)
A bout between former WEC welterweights and UFC newcomers Danillo Villefort (9-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Jesse Lennox (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will likely take place at UFC 101.
Submitted Mar 26, 2009 7:55PM by Wolfenstein - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
The mysterious stylings of Professor X—Xavier Foupa-Pokam
(ufc.com)
“I have a very violent style,” Professor X says from his compound with the Snake Team. X is Xavier Foupa-Pokam by light of day, and this accounts for his cult following all over his native France, where mixed martial arts are still mostly sort of illegal but cage worship remains in full effect. Obviously, having a violent style doesn’t help assuage the French government’s concerns.
Submitted Mar 26, 2009 2:48PM by Wolfenstein - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Vince McMahon: UFC Has Hurt Boxing, Not WWE
(mma.fanhouse.com)
In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter in advance of WrestleMania XXV, McMahon talked about the UFC. "Most people thought at one point that we would be competitors. But it turns out they are not competition to us at all, or hardly at all. They are sport, we are entertainment; it's a huge difference. The revenue they have cut into is that of boxing."
Submitted Mar 26, 2009 2:39PM by Wolfenstein - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Leben Anticipates August Return, Possibly UFC 102
(mmaweekly.com)
Suspended UFC fighter-turned-CEO Chris Leben, running a new gym and fight team during a drug suspension that ends in late July, says a August return to the Octagon appears likely. No specific date set but UFC 102 in Portland, Leben's hometown, is a possibility.
Submitted Mar 26, 2009 6:32AM by DCRage - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Brandon Vera interview: Fans need to stop worrying about postfight antics
(sports.yahoo.com)
"What we go through to get to that point, all the hard work and the effort that you put in to get that shining moment," told Cage Writer. "That's hitting the damn lottery. How are you going to act when you win $10 million. Do you care what other people think? Hell no!"
Submitted Mar 26, 2009 12:01AM by Wolfenstein - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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