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Brandon Vera: ‘I just needed more time’ to prepare for Lyoto Machida (Video)
(mmamania.com)
“The Truth” accepted fights to take on Wanderlei Silva and Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 14 on July 19; however, he and he camp felt he needed more time to prepare for the “nasty” style of the undefeated Machida. He looks forward to a future fight with the “Dragon,” bur for now he’ll take on UFC newcomer Reese Andy at light heavyweight:
Submitted Jun 26, 2008 12:18PM by Wolfenstein - 16 comments
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Ricardo Almeida: ‘My goal is to submit’ Patrick Cote at UFC 86 (Video)
(mmamania.com)
No surprise there then.... Heres the
Submitted Jun 26, 2008 8:36AM by SmileR - 13 comments
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UFC's merchandise agreement: good in theory, not on paper
(sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
Mixed martial arts is in the business of overnight money-making -- raking in hundreds of millions in its opening years while many (ethically and legally) still push it away. And the biggest player behind the sport's chart-defying growth: the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Revitalized in 2001 by Zuffa, LLC, the UFC has emphasized its "strong ownership and depth of management" as the brand enhanced the sport's international and national presence, helped it ride the wave of reality TV, put it near the top of premium and network television ratings and guided it into the arena of merchandising and sponsorship to make it a force to be reckoned with in sports business.
Submitted Jun 26, 2008 1:36AM by MMAcca - 4 comments
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please delete
please delete
Submitted Jun 26, 2008 1:09AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
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Evan Tanner-" IM DONE"
(cagetoday.com)
Tanner maybe done with fighting I did not see this posted yet
Submitted Jun 26, 2008 12:48AM by holt8081 - 3 comments
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Ultimate Fighter 8 complete Video preview.
(dreamfighters.com)
Looks pretty awesome. The new TUF season 8 video preview has been released.
Submitted Jun 25, 2008 4:09PM by kastro_316 - 1 comment
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Matt Hughes knee injury may not require surgery
(mmaweekly.com)
You can add injury to insult for Matt Hughes. Not only did he lose his most recent bout, to Thiago Alves at UFC 85 in London, but he also suffered a severe knee injury. During the second round of their bout at the O2 Arena on June 7, Alves unleashed a brutal flying knee that put Hughes down and out. On the way down, his left leg bent back awkwardly underneath him, causing severe pain in the knee. Hughes on Wednesday posted an update on his official blog indicating the severity of the injury, but also the possibility of not having to undergo surgery. “I found out my results, I’ve got a totally torn MCL that is still attached? to my femur. I’ve got a partially torn PCL. They really think that the PCL ?will repair itself and that MCL has a chance of repairing itself. So we’re ?going to hold off on surgery right now. I am going to get a second opinion? this week, so that might change; but for now we’re going to hold off on? surgery.”
Submitted Jun 25, 2008 3:48PM by SmileR - 2 comments
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Cummo vs. McCrory Set For UFC 87
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC has today confirmed a long-rumored Luke Cummo vs. Tamdan McCrory fight for UFC 87. This will be McCrory's first fight after a 9-month layoff in which he finished his college studies.
Submitted Jun 25, 2008 12:16PM by DCRage - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Parisyan vs. Yoshida Added To UFC 88
(mmamania.com)
According to TAGG Radio, Karo Parisyan is likely to face Yoshiyuki Yoshida at UFC 88. This fight could be a make-or-break one for the UFC Welterweight "gatekeeper", who's coming off a TKO loss to Thiago Alves.
Submitted Jun 25, 2008 12:14PM by DCRage - 9 comments
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Evan Tanner: Health Could Force Immediate Retirement
(mmamania.com)
It seems that even though Evan Tanner lost a supposed loser leaves town fight to Kendall Grove at the TUF 7 Finale, he won't be leaving UFC because of the loss, but rather due to what he calls some "serious health problems for a while now". Tanner says if he can't get it figured out, he's retiring.
Submitted Jun 25, 2008 12:12PM by DCRage - 10 comments
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The House That Hazelett's Submissions Built
(mmajunkie.com)
It turns out that Dustin Hazelett wasn't just fighting for a victory against Josh Burkman at the TUF 7 Finale. He was also fighting for money-the bonuses he earned for his submission victory and Fight Of The Night helped Hazelett get that much closer to buying a house he's had his eyes on and needed the money for.
Submitted Jun 25, 2008 9:34AM by DCRage - 4 comments
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another fight added to UFC 87 Undercard
Just noticed it was actually posted on the undercard, not really a important fight but a fight no less. Tomasz Drwal-vs-Andre Gusmao
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 9:04PM by Jesse_Canadian_MMA - 7 comments
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TUF 7 Finale Medical Suspensions
(boxing.nv.gov)
The NSAC has posted the official results from the TUF 7 Finale on its website, which also reveals the medical suspensions coming out of the event.
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 6:51PM by DCRage - 3 comments
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Rampage heard Wandy KO’d Griffin in training
(mataleon.podbean.com)
I wasnt able to sit down with Rampage Jackson for a typical fighter interview but instead I went to work as usual on a Tuesday night and after being there for about an hour my other co worker walks in and informs me that Quinton Rampage Jackson is coming to my work to meet up with some of my co workers friends to take pictures of his Audi R8 for Dub magazine. So literally the whole time they were taking pictures of Rampage’s R8 he was chiling with me in the back of my store just talking about random MMA information. I cant post the conversation word for word because I did not record it or write it down but im going to try and paraphrase it for all of you as best as i can.
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 6:35PM by Porch28 - 16 comments
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Brodie Farber vs. Rory Markham set for July 19 UFC; Brandon Vera update
(mmajunkie.com)
Two more UFC newcomers will make their promotional debuts at the recently announced UFC Fight Night 14 event on July 19.
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 6:29PM by Porch28 - 4 comments
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Henderson VS Palhares Likely at UFC 88
(mmaweekly.com)
It appears that Dan Henderson’s return to the middleweight division wasn’t a one-time deal to challenge UFC champion Anderson Silva. MMAWeekly.com has confirmed with sources close to the camp of Brazilian Top Team fighter Rousimar Palhares that he has signed to fight Henderson in a 185-pound divisional bout at UFC 88 on Sept. 6 in Atlanta. Henderson has stated several times in the past that he prefers to fight at light heavyweight, but the bout with Palhares will keep him in the middleweight division, at least for the time being. Henderson lost his last two bouts, both being title fights. He was defeated by Silva at UFC 82 in Columbus earlier this year and lost in a light heavyweight title bout to Quinton Jackson in September of last year. Prior to those two defeats, Henderson had won two in a row – over Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort – and held both the middleweight and light heavyweight Pride championship belts simultaneously. One of the fastest rising talents of the Brazilian Top Team, Rousimar Palhares made his Octagon debut last month against Ivan Salaverry at UFC 84. Improving his record to 8-1 as a professional, Palhares also earned Submission of the Night honors and a $75,000 bonus check for his slick submission of Salaverry via armbar. Palhares has finished six of his eight victories by submission, including both Daniel Acacio and Fabio Negao in one night to win the Fury FC middleweight title. He is widely regarded as one of the most dynamic submission specialists to recently emerge from Brazil. UFC 88 will take place on Sept. 6 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta. The main event features former light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell in a battle with undefeated Ultimate Fighter Season 2 winner Rashad Evans. UFC 88 Bouts (officially announced): -Chuck Liddell vs. Rashad Evans UFC 88 Bouts (unannounced): -Dan Henderson vs. Rousimar Palhares -James Lee vs. Tim Boetsch
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 5:07PM by Twenty20Dollars - 28 comments
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Nine UFC fighters issued medical suspensions after TUF7 Finale
(mmajunkie.com)
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has issued medical suspensions to nine of the 20 fighters who took part in this past Friday's live finale for "The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest." MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today obtained the list of medical suspensions from the NSAC. The June 21 event took place at The Palms Las Vegas and aired on Spike TV. Kendall Grove defeated Evan Tanner via split decision in the night's main event, and Amir Sadollah submitted C.B. Dollaway to win the "TUF7" season championship.
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 3:51PM by MMAcca - 1 comment
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Joe Lauzon vs. Kyle Bradley at UFC Fight Night 15
(mmajunkie.com)
After debuting with the UFC as a welterweight, Kyle Bradley (13-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will drop to his normal fighting weight of 155 pounds to meet contender Joe Lauzon (16-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC). A source close to Bradley told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that the two fighters recently agreed to meet at UFC Fight Night 15, an event that takes place Sept. 17 at the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Neb. The event, which features a headline bout of Mac Danzig vs. Clay Guida, airs on Spike TV.
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 3:50PM by MMAcca - 3 comments
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Chuck Liddell vs Rashad Evans UFC 88 fight talk (Audio)
(mmamania.com)
Heres the I'd still go with a early KO for Chuck
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 1:38PM by SmileR - 9 comments
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Kendall Grove determined to remain in the UFC
(mmajunkie.com)
Before Saturday night's "The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest" finale main event, "The Ultimate Fighter 3" winner Kendall Grove (10-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) had openly described the bout as having "loser leaves town" implications. In the bout, Grove defeated former UFC middleweight champion Evan Tanner (34-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC) via split decision and earned what was arguably the most notable victory of his career. "Da Spyder" was a guest on Monday's edition of TAGG Radio (www.taggradio.com), the official radio partner of MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com), and explained why he felt he was fighting for his future in the UFC. "I was taking at as though I was fighting for my job," Grove said about his effort on Saturday. "And I love my job." In one of the stranger scores in recent memory, Grove won the fight on two judges' cards 30-26 while a third judge awarded the bout to Tanner, 29-28. Grove felt his split-decision victory should have been unanimous. "That's what happens when you leave it in the judges' eyes," Grove said. "But I don't know. ... Where I come from, I call that a [expletive] beating."
Submitted Jun 24, 2008 10:11AM by SmileR - 6 comments
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