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Feeling it: A UFC 96 interview with Tim Boetsch
UFC light heavyweight Tim Boetsch is set to make his third straight appearance inside the Octagon when he takes on the well-rounded Jason Brilz at UFC 96 “Jackson vs. Jardine” this Saturday, March 7, from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. “The Barbarian” made his debut against David Heath at UFC 81: “Breaking Point” last February in which he had less than two weeks to prepare after Tomasz Drwal went down with a knee injury at the last minute.
Submitted Mar 6, 2009 1:27PM by MMAcca - 3 comments
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Rampage Jackson's Training Camp for Forrest Griffin Was the "Worst Ever"
Ibarra said Jackson’s training camp in Big Bear, Calif., before the Griffin fight was the "worst ever," though he didn’t want to dredge up painful details. But he did say it was difficult to get Jackson to work. "Do you know how hard it is to get a 200-some-pound adult man out of bed and drag him out so he gets out and does his work and trains?"
Submitted Mar 6, 2009 1:20PM by MMAcca - 1 comment
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Mauricio Rua Not Looking Past Chuck Liddell At UFC 97
In recent comments made to the TATAME website, Mauricio Rua says he wasn't happy with his performance against Mark Coleman in his last fight, and is now focusing on Chuck Liddell and not the UFC Light Heavyweight TItle. Rua says that Wanderlei Silva told him if he goes into the Chuck fight "focused and with gas", he wins.
Submitted Mar 6, 2009 10:11AM by DCRage - 16 comments
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Dana: Nogueira Had Staph Infection Going Into 92
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira apparently wasn't the fighter he usually is against Frank Mir at UFC 92, and now Dana White is telling us why. Though he didn't have blood tests to prove this, Dana said he could tell just by looking at Nog that the fighter had a "real bad" staph infection going into the fight.
Submitted Mar 6, 2009 10:05AM by DCRage - 17 comments
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UFC 96 Press Conference Video
Part 1 of the conference, Dana White also speaks on the light heavyweight division, as well as the main card fighters discussing fight night.
Submitted Mar 6, 2009 7:17AM by BrutalKnockOut - 1 comment
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New UFC 2009: Undisputed Video, Rampage vs. Jardine
Some new awesome gameplay footage, the game keeps looking better and better the more we see of it, in my opinion.
Submitted Mar 6, 2009 7:00AM by BrutalKnockOut - 10 comments
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As the UFC expands their business worldwide, the sport's #1 promotion hasn't forgotten about new U.S. markets as well, and on Thursday, UFC president Dana White confirmed that they will head to Philadelphia before 2009 is over. The state of Pennsylvania just officially ratified the rules and regulations of mixed martial arts on Feb 27 and it looks like the state will welcome the UFC this year as a way to celebrate the sport in the Keystone state.
Submitted Mar 6, 2009 12:58AM by Bowen50 - 10 comments
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The Company Making the UFC Undisputed Video Game May Be Going Under
The first UFC videogame, titled Undisputed, for the next generation of consoles is currently in development by THQ. But the international developer and publisher of videogames is facing tough financial times. THQ has lost $334 million dollars this year and their stock prices has fallen from $20 a share to $2 a share. Now according to Michael Hickey of Janco Partners, the company has a fifty percent chance of going bankrupt (via gamereplays.org). Currently THQ is trying to save over $220 million next year and are preapring to slash over 600 employees. However, the prognosis remains dark for THQ.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 6:27PM by MMAcca - 23 comments
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Evans Will defend This Summer Against Rampage Or Machida
With UFC 96 only 2 days away, Quinton Rampage Jackson and Keith Jardine, met the press at the customary pre-fight press conference to address last minute questions about their fight and of course what will happen in the light heavyweight division after their bout is over. UFC President Dana White announced at the press conference that UFC light heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans, would be defending his title this summer against either Jackson if he is victorious against Jardine, or Lyoto Machida if Jardine wins. White was also adamant in saying that if Jardine does get the win, he will get closer to a title shot, and he will fight Evans if he's still the champion.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 5:13PM by MMAcca - 9 comments
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Terry Etim vs. Justin Buchholz Back on at UFC 99
Terry Etim (12-2) will be fighting Justin Buchholz at UFC 99 later this year, Fighters Only was informed earlier today. The Liverpool lightweight earned plaudits and comparisons with Anderson Silva after his profile-raising head kick KO win over Brian Cobb at UFC 95 late last month. Etim (3-2 in the UFC) was supposed to fight Buchholz (1-1 in the UFC) at that event but a bad staph infection meant that Cobb had to be drafted in as a replacement.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 5:10PM by MMAcca - 5 comments
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Shane Carwin Likes To Punch People In The Face
But who doesn't? Still, that's one of the things Carwin says he enjoys about fighting in MMA & UFC and one of the big things he happens to have fun with.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 1:47PM by DCRage - 5 comments
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Jardine Might Go Back To Heavyweight
Keith Jardine has suggested he might move to the heavyweight division if he beats Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson this Saturday. “I have no problem jumping to heavyweight. I’m going to be here a long time and things will work out,” he told Yahoo! Sports. He made the comment in response to the commonly-posed question of what he would do if he found himself being lined up for a title shot against light-heavyweight boss Rashad Evans.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 1:26PM by MMAcca - 13 comments
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Dan Hardy and Marcus Davis feud to be settled at UFC 99 (**UPDATE - Fight Booked**)
A verbal feud between Dan Hardy and Marcus Davis has culminated in an official bout between the two being scheduled for UFC 99 in Cologne, Germany on June 13. FiveOuncesOfPain.com learned of the matches formal scheduling for the event from a source close to the fight.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 1:24PM by MMAcca - 11 comments
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Rich Franklin Won't Be Making Any Assumptions Against Wanderlei Silva
Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin tries to remain grounded heading into his fight against former PRIDE smashing machine Wanderlei Silva. "Ace" says he'll be careful not to make the same assumptions he did going into his first fight with Anderson Silva, where, as he put it, "what happened , happened."
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 12:19PM by DCRage - 5 comments
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Dana: Grove-Day Loser Saturday Is Gone
Hopefully Kendall Grove didn't need any more pressure going into UFC 96 Saturday, because he just got it. Dana White told USA Today yesterday that the Grove-Jason Day loser Saturday night is out of UFC, meaning Grove could be the first TUF winner to ever be cut by UFC.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 12:07PM by DCRage - 16 comments
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Dong Hyun Kim Expected To Sign 2 Year Extension With UFC
According to The Korea Times, Korean UFC fighter Dong Hyun Kim is expected to sign a 2-year extension with the promotion. It would be a 4-fight deal and up his pay to $29,000 per fight, but any fights he wins would up his pay to $32,000 for that fight. A May or June return is also expected.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 11:52AM by DCRage - 1 comment
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Pros Pick: Jackson vs. Jardine
The UFC returns to Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday with an intriguing bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and dangerous contender Keith “The Dean of Mean” Jardine. Sherdog.com contacted dozens of professional fighters and trainers for their opinions on the UFC 96 main event. Some were reluctant to give a prediction, but plenty were willing to lay their reputations on the line and try to forecast what will transpire in the Octagon.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 11:41AM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, MMA Personalities
Matt Hamill Puts The "Ability" In "Disability"
A warning should come for all those who choose to travel with Matt Hamill: If you have a plane to catch or a meeting to make, it might be wise to say your goodbyes and move along without him. Otherwise, you’re going to miss your flight or be woefully late for the meeting. The Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight contender is such a friendly, decent and caring man that he can’t pass up an opportunity to chat up anyone who sidles up and says hello. Hamill, who on Saturday will fight unbeaten Mark Munoz in one of the televised bouts on the pay-per-view card of UFC 96 in Columbus, Ohio, has performed so many selfless acts over the last five years that the stories of them floating around on Internet bulletin boards are enough to fill a volume the size of “War and Peace.”
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 10:32AM by DCRage - 2 comments
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Sanchez-Guida Agreed for TUF 9 Finale
Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida are heading straight for one another. The potent lightweight pair has agreed to meet in the headlining bout of “The Ultimate Fighter 9” finale on June 20 at the Pearl inside the Palms Resort in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the fighters. The bout will anchor a night of final deciding bouts for the Spike TV reality series, which begins airing in April.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 9:08AM by mentalcase - 30 comments
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Tito "Rampage stepped up to murder Jardine"

Tito Ortiz – “This is a fight that didn't need to happen. After Rampage got screwed on a rematch for the title, he KO’ed Silva unconscious! Evans was afraid to fight Rampage, so Rampage stepped up to murder Jardine. This won't be a fight to get excited about. KO after the 2:35 mark of the 1st round for My boy Rampage.”
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 4:16AM by nwowolfpack - 18 comments
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