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Amir Sadollah off UFC Fight Night 17 card due to injury
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
Season seven winner of The Ultimate Fighter reality television show Amir Sadollah has been forced to pull out of a Feb. 7 at UFC Fight Night 17 vs. Nick Catone due to injury.
Submitted Jan 23, 2009 4:58PM by Wolfenstein - 19 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Swick Injured, out at least 3 1/2 months
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
In recent weeks reports have circulated linking UFC welterweight competitor Mike Swick to potential fights vs. Anthony Johnson or Georges St. Pierre. While those fights still could happen at a later date, FiveOuncesOfPain.com has learned that an aggravation of a foot injury will prevent the season one veteran of The Ultimate Fighter from accepting a bout for at least the next three and a half months.
Submitted Jan 23, 2009 4:56PM by Wolfenstein - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Primetime: BJ Penn vs. GSP - Episode 2
(demandmma.com)
BJ Penn is angry about how he was portrayed in the first episode, GSP brings in some all star training partners, among other things. Give it a look!
Submitted Jan 23, 2009 2:58PM by BrutalKnockOut - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities, Fight Camp / Team
 
Confirmed: Brock Vs. Frank UFC 98 (MGM)
(mmatraining.com)
Brock vs. Frank set for UFC 98 May 23. Look the **** out Frank. The big guy is coming. Who do you guys got?
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 8:54PM by JimmieDD - 44 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nate Loughran Injured, Will Not Fight At UFN 18
(mmaweekly.com)
Although recent reports had him listed as a possible opponent for WEC import Nissen Osterneck at UFN 18, Nate Loughran's manager says Loughran will not be ready to fight and may be out until May or June. Loughran is recovering from a broken rib and cartillage damage.
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 5:19PM by DCRage - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Hazelett Off UFC 96
(mmaweekly.com)
There won't be any real "McLovin" at UFC 96 now-Dustin Hazelett, who was scheduled to face Ben Saunders at the event, is now off due to an injury sustained in training. Ryan Madigan, who will make his UFC debut at 96, is the replacement.
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 5:17PM by DCRage - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Keith Jardine perhaps expected to lose at UFC 96 …
(mmamania.com)
… at least that’s what he thinks, anyway, in a recent SI.com article: “I think [the UFC] is probably expecting me to lose. I think they’ve put me in other fights where they expected me to lose, but that didn’t happen. I guess I’m the guy they get to step in whenever they need somebody.” “The Dean of Mean” attempts to get his head wrapped around the thought process behind matching him up against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the main event at UFC 96 on March 1. It doesn’t make much sense on the surface, considering Jardine will not fight training partner, good friend and reigning division champion, Rashad Evans. And that’s a problem because the winner of the 205-pound bout between Jardine and Jackson would more than likely earn number one contender status. In fact, Jackson was already pegged to challenge Evans; however, the seven-week turnaround for “Sugar” between fights proved to be not enough time. Jardine has played spoiler twice before against big-name players in the division, including Forrest Griffin and Chuck Liddell. Can he pull off the hat trick at the Nationwide Arena?
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 4:25PM by SmileR - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thiago Alves on the outs with the UFC?
(demandmma.com)
Will be interesting to see how this pans out.
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 4:23PM by BrutalKnockOut - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Coleman: I'll fight CroCop at light heavy
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Mark Coleman says he would be happy to fight Mirko 'CroCop' Filopvic at UFC 99 in Cologne, Germany. But he says that the fight would have to take place at light-heavyweight as he does not intend to return to the heavyweight division.
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 3:42PM by babytater03 - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nogueira will not be facing Kongo
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira will not be facing Cheick Kongo at UFC 97 in Montreal, Fighters Only has learned. Sources close to the Brazilian say he is still deciding when he will next fight, but it will not be against the French heavyweight.
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 2:43PM by Wolfenstein - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Despite Comments, Swick Likely Not Facing Alves At 94, Future TBD
(mmajunkie.com)
Although comments recently made by Marcus Davis suggest otherwise, sources have confirmed that his comments about Mike Swick vs. Thiago Alves happening at UFC 94 are false. In fact, Swick's next fight likely will be determined by the outcome of the BJ Penn-Georges St. Pierre fight at 94. Should GSP win, Swick likely will have to take a fight against someone other than Alves.
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 12:49PM by DCRage - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Luis Cane vs Steve Cantwell UFC 97 fight likely
(mmamania.com)
Surging light heavyweight contender Luis Cane (9-1) will likely get to sink his chops into the last man to hold the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) 205-pound title, Steve Cantwell (7-1), at UFC 97 from The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on April 18. “Banha” was supposed to collide with Keith Jardine; however, “The Dean of Mean” now has bigger and better things to take care of, namely Quinton “Rampage” Jackson,” after division champion Rashad Evans revealed he would not be ready in time for UFC 96 in March.
Submitted Jan 22, 2009 4:46AM by Wolfenstein - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Ronys Torres Off UFN 18
(mmajunkie.com)
Ronys Torres' UFC debut that was scheduled for UFN 18 on April 1 is now off. Torres has suffered a knee injury and will need surgery, which will keep him out up to 6 months. No word yet on the fate of Torres' planned opponent, Melvin Guillard.
Submitted Jan 21, 2009 5:48PM by DCRage - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nissen Osterneck vs. Nate Loughran targeted for UFC Fight Night 18 bout
(mmajunkie.com)
One-time World Extreme Cagefighting fighter Nissen Osterneck (5-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will likely make his UFC debut against Nate Loughran (9-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) in April at UFC Fight Night 18. The fight is in the works and has been pitched to at least one of the fighters, a source close to one of the competitors told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com).
Submitted Jan 21, 2009 3:50PM by Wolfenstein - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jonathan Goulet unable to fight at UFC 97
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
FiveOuncesofPain.com has learned that Canadian welterweight Jonathan “The Road Warrior” Goulet has turned down his proposed bout with Tamdan McCrory after he was unable to gain medical clearance for his injured knee.
Submitted Jan 21, 2009 1:25AM by MMAcca - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Thales training with Ryan Bader for Silva
(tatame.com)
“The training here are great. Everybody here is good. I’m training everyday, emphasizing the Boxing and Wrestling part, where they are very good", said Thales, who is counting with the TUF 8 champion, Ryan Bader’s help and also the UFC fighter CB Dollaway. “Jaime Warner, Steve, Simpson and Carlos Condit, all WEC fighters, are helping me too. Steve is a wrestling coach and is very good teaching at a school here in Arizona”, completed Leites.
Submitted Jan 21, 2009 12:38AM by MMAcca - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Overeem: ''I'll Sign For The UFC When The Money Is Right''
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Alistair Overeem is keen on a move to the UFC and will sign with the organisation if offered the appropriate financial incentive. The Dutch heavyweight had a good year in 2008, manhandling Mirko 'CroCop' Filopovic and stopping K-1 champion Badr Hari under kickboxing rules. Overeem was ringside at UFC 93 and, when asked by Fighters Only if he would be signing with the organisation, said: "It's possible."
Submitted Jan 21, 2009 12:19AM by MMAcca - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 99 - Cro Cop Vs Coleman, Or The Returning Ortiz ?
(fightersonlymagazine.co.uk)
Mirko 'CroCop' Filopovic is heavily tipped to be making a return to the UFC when the organisation stages its first German show later this year. Fighters Only has been told that the Croatian is being offered several opponents, with Mark Coleman and Tito Ortiz among them.
Submitted Jan 21, 2009 12:17AM by MMAcca - 25 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Despite Third Round, Henderson Happy With Win
(mmaweekly.com)
Dan Henderson is breathing easier after his win over Rich Franklin. The same could not be said, however, by the third round of their fight. Franklin’s best strike, a left roundhouse to Henderson’s midsection, had taken its toll and was slowing the former Pride champ down in the main event of Saturday's UFC 93. “I caught the knee right to my ribs a couple of times, and really felt that in the third round,” said the plain-spoken Henderson. “It affected my breathing a little bit.”
Submitted Jan 21, 2009 12:00AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
 
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