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Slew of New Fights Announced by the UFC for 84, 85, and 86.
84 85 86 Some of the new bouts include Rob Emerson vs Terry Etim and Melvin Guillard vs Dennis Siver,
Submitted Apr 4, 2008 4:03PM by Franklinfan47 - 16 comments
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Quinton Rampage Jackson on Forrest Griffin, Shogun Rua, TUF and more
Just more Rampage being Rampage! Worth a watch it quite funny!
Submitted Apr 4, 2008 11:07AM by SmileR - 18 comments
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Pete Sell: Georges St. Pierre is a "mental midget"
Not sure Pete Sell should be saying anything about anyone else. When he's not too good himself. Anyway heres the link.
Submitted Apr 4, 2008 10:46AM by whardin19 - 34 comments
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Michael Bisping has a fat little friend named Charles McCarthy
“I suppose he is trying to convince himself that he does belong in there, and I imagine he thinks he is being clever, trying to play mind games and ‘get into my head.’ Some people think if you get someone mad then they won’t perform as well. Congratulations Charles. You succeeded in pissing me off by not only disrespecting me, but all of my previous opponents. If you think that this is a good thing, wrong. You have made a big mistake by making this personal. Anyone who knows me, knows I’m not someone to be messed around when I’m pissed. So I will see you on the 19th when I will bring all of my ‘averageness.’ Just hope your ready for this mediocre fighter, because make no mistake my fat little friend, I’m ready for you!” “The Count” responds directly to this. Here we go … as expected. Full interview
Submitted Apr 3, 2008 7:38PM by SmileR - 15 comments
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"TUF7" Blog: C.B. Dollaway discusses episode No. 1
Imagine putting your training, girlfriend, everything on hold because you were able to pursue your dream. For a select few and me, we got that chance -- or so we thought. When I was told I was selected for "The Ultimate Fighter 7," I was told the basics, which included: don't tell anyone, be here by this date, and be ready to go. There were no caveats, but also as I think back, there were not a lot of "welcome aboard" or "glad to have you" comments being made either. It would of stood out, but my trainers and of course my family were telling me congrats and all and filling my head with positive thoughts.
Submitted Apr 3, 2008 7:31PM by juanez13 - 2 comments
Filed under: The Ultimate Fighter, Interviews, UFC
Florian, Lauzon, Irvin and Diaz earn UFN13 "fight night" bonuses
Kenny Florian, Joe Lauzon, James Irvin and Nate Diaz all earned "fight night" bonuses at Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 13 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned that the fighters received $20,000 bonuses for their performances. UFC Fight Night 13 took place at the Broomfield Event Center near Denver. The 12-fight event featured a headline bout between Florian and Lauzon, and the main card aired on Spike TV. Florian defeated Lauzon with a second-round TKO in an entertaining lightweight bout that had title implications. After a close first round, Florian dominated the second after securing the mount position. Both fighters were awarded bonuses for "Fight of the Night." Irvin, who defeated Houston Alexander and tied the record for the quickest knockout in UFC history, picked of "Knockout of the Night" honors. Irvin set up the eight-second TKO with a Superman punch -- his first punch of the fight -- that floored his opponent. Alexander protested the stoppage with referee Steve Mazzagatti, but it did little good. Diaz, meanwhile, picked up a "Submission of the Night" bonus for a remarkable, come-from-behind victory over Kurt Pellegrino. After being battered and bloodied in the first round, Diaz secured a fight-ending triangle choke in the second. "The Ultimate Fighter 6" winner, confident in the submission hold, actually flexed for the cameras and celebrated the victory before his opponent tapped out
Submitted Apr 3, 2008 7:24PM by SmileR - 20 comments
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Florian wants Huerta next
Kenny Florian (9-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC), who defeated Joe Lauzon in the main event of Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 13, could be next in line for a title shot. However, the 31-year-old fighter has his sites set on another fight with one of the division's biggest stars: Roger Huerta (20-1-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC).
Submitted Apr 3, 2008 11:11AM by ThaAxeMurderer7 - 43 comments
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Florian Halts Lauzon; Maynard, Diaz Also Win
Recap of the UFN 13 event and mentioning of at least one of the bonuses given out that night. Good read.
Submitted Apr 3, 2008 10:39AM by babytater03 - 11 comments
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Terry Martin is going to Box
FC middleweight Terry Martin will make his professional boxing debut on April 11 at "The Odeum Rumble" at the Odeum Sports and Expo Center in Villa Park, Illinois.
Submitted Apr 2, 2008 11:41PM by Porch28 - 5 comments
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Rampage: Coaching skills? I shouldn't even be allowed to carry a Coach wallet
Can you recall your very first fight? My mom said I've been fighting since I was in Pampers. But the first fight I remember happened when I was 5 years old. I let this kid borrow one of my Hot Wheels cars. A few days later I asked for it back and he said he had lost it. I started walking home and I thought, 'No, I can't let him get away with that.' So I came back and just whooped up on him. He was one of my good friends but I liked my Hot Wheels better. Did he end up finding your missing Hot Wheels car? No, but he found a hot ass-whoopin'. What is the most gruesome injury you've experienced while fighting? I really don't like thinking about that stuff—but it wasn't very fun when I broke my hand [during his victory over Dan Henderson at UFC 75]. I would say the most gruesome injury I've seen was when Cro Cop got his leg bent backwards [against Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 70], even though he ended up being all right.
Submitted Apr 2, 2008 10:17PM by SmileR - 2 comments
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UFC Fight Night 13 Preview
It’s finally here: the 13th installment of the live fight show that is part of what took the Ultimate Fighting Championship to new heights. Returning to Colorado – the birthplace of the UFC – to the Broomfield Event Center is the largest organization in the world. Kenny Florian and Joe Lauzon will square off in a lightweight bout to end the night, but this card is packed with 11 other fights, each and every one of them more compelling than the last. The event is going to be three hours on Spike TV, and it will be followed by the premiere of The Ultimate Fighter 7, where Forrest Griffin and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will be coaches before they fight for Jackson’s light heavyweight title this summer. This will be a great night for any fight fan, and you’ll be sorry if you miss it. Let’s get started with the breakdown.
Submitted Apr 2, 2008 4:08PM by ohiostate1016 - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter, General MMA
UFC Fight Night 13 weigh-in results
155 lbs.: Kenny Florian (155.5) vs. Joe Lauzon (156) 170 lbs.: Karo Parisyan (171) vs. Thiago Alves (171) 205 lbs.: Matt Hamill (204) vs. Tim Boetsch (206) 155 lbs.: Nate Diaz (156) vs. Kurt Pellegrino (155) 205 lbs.: Houston Alexander (205) vs. James Irvin (205) 155 lbs.: Frank Edgar (155.5) vs. Gray Maynard (155) 170 lbs.: George Sotiropoulos (169.5) vs. Roman Mitichyan (170.5) 155 lbs.: Clay Guida (156) vs. Samy Schiavo (155) 155 lbs.: Manny Gamburyan (155.5) vs. Jeff Cox (155) 155 lbs.: Din Thomas (156) vs. Josh Neer (155) 155 lbs.: Marcus Aurelio (154.5) vs. Ryan Roberts (155.5) 170 lbs.: Tommy Speer (170) vs. Anthony Johnson (169.5)
Submitted Apr 1, 2008 8:22PM by SmileR - 14 comments
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Charles McCarthy: Michael Bisping Is "Very, Very Average"
That's what Charles McCarthy thinks of MIchael Bisping, who McCarthy faces in a Middleweight fight at UFC 83. McCarthy says he "doesn't see anything in him".
Submitted Apr 1, 2008 1:53PM by DCRage - 23 comments
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Frank Mir will fight Justin McCully on July 5 in Las Vegas, sources close to both camps have confirmed. Bout agreements have been signed, adding the first heavyweight match-up to a card headlined by Quinton Jackson and Forrest Griffin.
Submitted Apr 1, 2008 1:50PM by nickcuc547 - 23 comments
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Liddell talks Kimbo Slice
haha pretty funny stuff.
Submitted Apr 1, 2008 11:31AM by Mayhem13 - 39 comments
Filed under: UFC, EliteXC, Interviews
Dana White Nixes Anderson Silva - Roy Jones Jr.
UFC president Dana White has stated, in no uncertain terms, that is no way that there will be a boxing rules match up between Roy Jones Jr. and UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. The news comes courtesy of Dave Meltzer.
Submitted Apr 1, 2008 7:00AM by grappler0000 - 16 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, UFC, Miscellaneous
Highbrow Brutality
Kenny Florian wasn't supposed to be a fighter. He was a smart kid. Focused, always smiling. His parents, immigrants from Peru, preached hard work and education. That's how his father, Augustin, had become a surgeon. He wanted Kenny to be a lawyer. He also wanted his children to be able to defend themselves, though. The Florians were essentially the lone Latino family in a neighborhood about 25 miles outside of Boston. Augustin had earned a black belt in judo and maintained a fierce loyalty for Latino boxers. Didn't matter if his man was 1-40.
Submitted Apr 1, 2008 6:40AM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
Filed under: Interviews, MMA Personalities, UFC
The Perfect Storm: Alexander-Irvin
It has become a grossly overused phrase, so much so that its mere utterance causes readers to cringe at its mind-numbing regularity in our sporting lexicon. But every once in a great while, the stars really do properly align and that special mix of elements actually comes together to form the perfect storm—an awe-inspiring hurricane that wreaks unmatched havoc on the environment, leaving a lasting trail of carnage in its wake. Many fans watch the Ultimate Fighting Championship hoping to witness just such a perfect storm inside the Octagon. They want to see “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler versus Tommy “Hitman” Hearns inside a cage. Better yet, they want to see Chuck Liddell versus Wanderlei Silva end in a knockout.
Submitted Apr 1, 2008 3:58AM by RMFG_187 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Houston Alexander Reader Q&A
MMAjunkie.com: With you having the big win over Keith Jardine, he's got the big fight coming up with Wanderlei Silva. What's your take on that fight? (from reader "Bushswinger") Houston Alexander: Should be an interesting fight. I think Wanderlei is going to want to get inside, and Keith's not going to try to give him the opportunity to do that. If Keith can do the same thing he did against Liddell, he's got a great chance. That's a tough call. Both of those guys have a puncher's chance. It should be an interesting fight. MMAjunkie.com: I know you never want to talk too much about specific strategy or specific gameplan, but can you comment on what we should expect to see from you guys this fight? Are we going to see anything different? (from reader "Riley") Mick Doyle: Expect to see gogoplatas and flying armbars.
Submitted Mar 31, 2008 11:16PM by SmileR - 10 comments
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