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Irvin To Return At UFC 98, Drop To Middleweight
After finishing up a 9-month suspension for failing a drug test last year in April, James Irvin will return to action at UFC 98. He will drop to 185 and face Drew McFedries on May 23.
Submitted Jan 19, 2009 3:24PM by DCRage - 24 comments
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Matt Serra plans on "Retiring" Matt Hughes
Before butting heads as rival coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter 6," Matt Serra said he and fellow former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes were actually buddies and had plans to train together. A bitter rivalry, though, soon replaced the budding bro-mance. Now, after 18 months of waiting, Serra will finally get his chance to fight Hughes in May at UFC 98. Serra recently told MMAjunkie.com it is the "biggest fight of my career" and said he plans to "decapitate" Hughes on his way to victory. I still think Hughes is going to wipe the floor with him and ironically probably retire HIM!
Submitted Jan 19, 2009 3:18PM by The_Italian_Stallion - 24 comments
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UFC Wants Show In Ireland Every St. Patrick's Day
The UFC is so pleased with the reception it received in Dublin that it hopes to stage an event in Ireland every St. Patrick’s Day. “Lorenzo [Fertitta] and I were speaking and one thing we were trying to figure out is how to put on a show in Ireland every St Patrick’s Day,” said UK UFC division president Marshall Zelaznik. “We want to figure out, no matter what day of the week it is, how to put on fights here on that day and it’s something we’re trying to do right away,”
Submitted Jan 19, 2009 1:18PM by MMAcca - 8 comments
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David Bielkheden says he's fighting Mark Bocek at UFC 97
Swedish fighter David Bielkheden (13-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC), originally expected to fight in March at UFC 96, now says he has agreed to fight Canadian jiu-jitsu specialist Mark Bocek (6-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in April at UFC 97.
Submitted Jan 19, 2009 12:54PM by Wolfenstein - 8 comments
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Sherk vs. Huerta Possible for UFC 97
MMA Insider, a blog on MMAWeekly.com, is reporting from sources close to former UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk that a match-up with Roger Huerta is possible for UFC 97. This would be Huerta's last fight on his current UFC contract, after which Huerta has claimed he's leaving to pursue acting and modeling. From MMA Insider: MMAInsider has learned from several sources close to former UFC lightweight champ Sean Sherk that a meeting with fellow Minnesotan Roger Huerta is possible for UFC 97 in Montreal, Canada. Huerta recently elected not to sign a contract extension with the UFC, deciding instead to focus on recent opportunities in acting and modeling. He has reportedly signed a three-film development deal with Lions Gate Films, and is working on a book about his life. A meeting with Sherk would be the last fight on Huerta's current contract. This would be a tough fight for Huerta. Sherk is the much more experienced, stronger and tougher fighter. Additionally, in his win over Tyson Griffin, Sherk showed that he has greatly improved his striking game instead of relying only on his often-criticized style of "lay-n-pray."
Submitted Jan 19, 2009 8:31AM by grappler0000 - 22 comments
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White Considers UFC93 Show To Be Among The Promotions' Best
As the UFC closed out their second show in Ireland, the crowd filtered through the doors of the 02 arena satisfied with an exciting night of fights, and president Dana White could not say enough good things about the promotion's latest venture to the Emerald Isle. The show packed in close to 10,000 fans that according to White ranks along some of the loudest shows the company has ever had in his tenure.
Submitted Jan 19, 2009 8:17AM by MMAcca - 2 comments
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Coleman Thankful For Return, But Not Finished Yet
Making his way back to the UFC for the first time since 1999, Mark "The Hammer" Coleman was unable to take a victory home to Ohio, but he did walk away with a certain sense of pride, while also gaining the respect of every fan that saw him go to battle on Saturday night. Fighting a tough opponent and his own demons in the cardio game, Coleman lost by TKO late in the third round to former pound for pound king, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in a rematch from a fight the two had while in the Pride organization in 2006.
Submitted Jan 19, 2009 8:14AM by MMAcca - 8 comments
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Dana's UFC 93 vlog - episode 7
This one was filmed on Sat.
Submitted Jan 18, 2009 5:45PM by BDON911 - 7 comments
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Newcomer John Hathaway expected to return at UFC 95
John “The Hitman” Hathaway not only improved his record to 10-0 with his first round TKO victory over Tom Egan during his UFC debut at UFC 93, but sources revealed to FiveOuncesOfPain.com that the win likely earned him a second fight at UFC 95 on February 21.
Submitted Jan 18, 2009 5:15PM by Wolfenstein - 8 comments
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Bisping ready for Anderson if he wins TUF 9 finale
Mike Bisping is ready for a shot at the middleweight title if he beats Dan Henderson later this year, UFC president Dana White told Fighters Only earlier. He said that if Bisping overcomes his rival coach at the end of The Ultimate Fighter 9 then “he’s right up in the mix, he will be ready.” “With the exception of Bisping, he has cleaned out the division,” says White. “The logical step is for him to move up to light-heavyweight.
Submitted Jan 18, 2009 5:11PM by Wolfenstein - 15 comments
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UFC 93 Results
Main Card Bouts: -Dan Henderson def. Rich Franklin by Split Dec. at 5:00, R3 -Mauricio "Shogun" Rua def. Mark Coleman by TKO (Ref Stoppage) at 4.36, R3 -Rousimar Palhares def. Jeremy Horn by Unanimous Dec. at 5:00, R3 -Alan Belcher def. Denis Kang by Submission (Guillotine) 4:36 R2 -Marcus Davis def. Chris Lytle Split Dec. 5:00, R3 Preliminary Bouts: -John Hathaway def. Tom Egan by TKO (Strikes) 4:36 R1 -Martin Kampmann def. Alexandre Barros TKO (Strikes) 3:09 R2 -Eric Schafer def Antonio Mendes by TKO (Strikes) 3:35 R1 -Thomasz Drwal def. Ivan Serati by KO 2:02 R1 -Denis Siver def. Nate Mohr by Referee TKO (Strikes) 3:47 R3
Submitted Jan 18, 2009 3:30AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
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UFC 93 $40k Fighter Bonuses
FOTN - Davis, Lytle, Coleman, Shogun SOTN - Belcher KOTN - Siver
Submitted Jan 18, 2009 3:27AM by MMAcca - 10 comments
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Chuck Liddell vs. Shogun Rua to Main Event UFC 97
Alongside an Anderson Silva title defense, the co-main event of UFC 97 in Montreal is Chuck Liddell vs. Shogun Rua. The news comes from Dave Meltzer. Potential spoilers in the
Submitted Jan 17, 2009 6:50PM by MMAcca - 51 comments
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'Rampage' Jackson Vs Keith Jardine @ UFC 96
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson will face off with Keith Jardine at UFC 96 in Columbus, Ohio, according to an announcement during the live telecast of UFC 93 in Dublin, Ireland. Jardine, 33, is coming off a win over Brandon Vera at UFC 89 and carries a UFC record of 6-3. According to sources close to the Greg Jackson fighter, Jardine had been expected to face Brazilian Luis Cane on the Mar. 7 card, but the bout was apparently scratched in the days leading up to UFC 93.
Submitted Jan 17, 2009 5:47PM by MMAcca - 26 comments
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Dana's UFC 93 vlog - episode 6
Filmed on Friday
Submitted Jan 17, 2009 1:03PM by BDON911 - 1 comment
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Thiago Alves Vs Mike Swick @ UFC 95/96
"Swick’s got Thiago Alves now coming up in February, so he’s got to get by him. If he does not get by him maybe that’s something the UFC will do is be like ‘Okay let’s have Marcus fight Swick.’ And then, you know, at some point I’d like to go fight with Thiago again."
Submitted Jan 17, 2009 10:35AM by MMAcca - 22 comments
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UFC Primetime episode 1 part 1/2
In case anyone missed it or wants to see again. Guess they are releasing each episode in 2 parts. Here is part 1:
Submitted Jan 17, 2009 10:24AM by BDON911 - 0 comments
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Meet Jon Jones - 'Bones'
Meet Jon Jones a.k.a. ‘Bones’ At the young age of 21, Jon Jones has made the most of his opportunities so far in the mixed martial arts world. Compiling a 7 – 0 record, he will be making his second appearance in the UFC on January 31st, 2009 against Stephan Bonnar. Jon took some time recently to talk with PDG about his rise to the UFC, his background and what drives him to be the best. FOR THE REST:
Submitted Jan 17, 2009 6:01AM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
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The Touching Story Behind Mark Coleman’s Walk Out Tee for UFC 93
MMA Authentics® (MMAA) announced today the launch of an official digital desert camouflage walk in tee, Hammer Tee, to be worn by UFC® Hall of Famer, Mark “The Hammer” Coleman at UFC® 93 in Dublin, Ireland on January 17, 2009. The Hammer’s official walk in tee shirt is a tribute tee shirt to his collegiate wrestling teammate and roommate, Marine Major Ray Mendoza, who was killed in action in Iraq on November 14, 2005.
Submitted Jan 17, 2009 5:04AM by MMAcca - 4 comments
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Bisping wants a fight with Lidell or Wanderlei in the future
Speaking at the UFC 93 weight-ins this afternoon, he said that it would be an honour to fight Liddell and it would “definitely be an exciting fight”.“I’d love to fight him, absolutely. I’m not saying I’d kill him but it would be an honour to fight him,” the TUF 3 winner remarked. He also said that if Wanderlei Silva proceeds with a suggested move to the middleweight division, he would be happy to face him too.Promising to “knock him out like Rampage did” he said: “I’d love to do the same [as Rampage]. He would be an exciting addition to the middleweight division and he is a legend.
Submitted Jan 17, 2009 4:33AM by Wolfenstein - 10 comments
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