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  1. Legal Issue Prompts Sonnen To Withdraw From Oregon House Race
    So much for a potential Representative Chael Sonnen in UFC. A legal issue from a few years ago has emerged and it's forced him out of the Oregon House elections. "In the best interests of my...
  2. Pat Barry in cast and "boot" for minimum five weeks, surgery unlikely
    UFC heavyweight Pat Barry broke his hand and foot in a co-main event bout with Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic this past Saturday at UFC 115 and will wear a hand cast and foot "boot" – or therapeutic brace...
  3. UFC On Versus 2 Set With 3 More Prelims
    The fight card for the recently relocated UFC on Versus 2 event is now complete with the addition of three preliminary-card bouts for a total of 11 fights. The final 3 fights confirmed today, all...
  4. McCray vs. McGee Named TUF 11 Finale Main Event
    As the "Ultimate Fighter" season 11 finale show draws near, finalists Kris McCray and Court McGee, who square off in the middleweight division for a 6-figure contract, have been bumped up to the main...
  5. Caraway vs. Paixao Set For WEC 50
    They didn't end up fighting in March, so they'll shoot for August instead. Bryan Caraway and Fredson Paixao are scheduled to meet in a featherweight bout on the upcoming WEC 50 card in Las Vegas on...
  6. Chris Leben Expecting To Beat Aaron Simpson "Rather Easily" At TUF 11 Finale
    And if his comments recently are any indication, his win last time out has given him an extra boost of confidence going into Saturday's fight. "There was a lot of pressure. My fight before that...
  7. MMA in New York? Senate passes MMA bill; moves to assembly.
    ALBANY -- A controversial bill that would legalize mixed-martial arts events in New York narrowly passed the state Senate on Wednesday, but the bill faces an uncertain future in the Assembly as the...
  8. E3 2010: Supremacy MMA is Looking for a Fight (New Game)
    Emphasizing the underground culture of mixed martial arts, Supremacy MMA from 505 Games looks to bring the sport back to its no-holds-barred roots. Developer Kung Fu Factory admits their game may not...
  9. .Exclusive: King Mo' Doesn't Want to Fight His 'Brother' Babalu; Says Fedor Can Be Beaten and He's the Man to Do It
    We spoke with Muhammed "King Mo'" Lawal at last weekend's MMA Expo in Toronto and we asked him about the prospect of fighting friend and training partner Renato Sobral, should Babalu get past Robbie...
  10. Chris Horodecki faces WEC newcomer Danny Downes at Sunday's WEC 49 event
    linkage With Ed Ratcliff forced to bow out of this Sunday's WEC 49 event for undisclosed reasons, undefeated Roufusport fighter Danny "Boy" Downes (6-0 MMA, 0-0 WEC) has stepped up to face Chris...
  11. Strikeforce: Los Angeles fight results
    link OFFICIAL RESULTS Renato "Babalu" Sobral def. Robbie Lawler via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos def. Marius Zaramoskis via TKO (strikes) - Round 1, 2:38 Tim...
  12. Liddell's Trainer "Heartbroken", No Longer Wants To See Iceman Fight
    John Hackleman -- the long-time trainer and friend of former light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell -- concedes that it's finally time for his UFC Hall of Fame fighter to hang up the gloves....
  13. Robbie Lawler "Should Have Done More" Against Renato Sobral In LA
    So says Lawler in comments at last night's Strikeforce Los Angeles post-fight presser. "I wasn’t hurt, I just wanted to make him think I was. It was a ploy, a decoy, for him to fight me so I could...
  14. Cavalcante vs. Kikuno, Manhoef vs. Mizuno Booked for DREAM.15
    DREAM Executive Producer Keiichi Sasahara today unveiled to more fights for DREAM.15, the card of "Fated Rivals". Along with the highly anticipated Shinya Aoki vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri title match,...
  15. Babalu Won't Fight King Mo - Wants to Avenge Loss to Hendo
    It was announced prior to Strikeforce on Wednesday night that if Renato "Babalu" Sobral defeated Robbie Lawler, he would get a shot at the light heavyweight title. The only problem with that is...
  16. Strikeforce boss confirms signings of Sergei Kharitonov and Valentijn Overeem
    LOS ANGELES – Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker has confirmed the promotion's acquisition of two former PRIDE heavyweights: Sergei Kharitonov (16-4 MMA, 0-0 SF) and Valentijn Overeem (28-25 MMA, 0-0 SF)....
  17. Quinton Jackson Blames Secret Knee Injury & The Boredom Of Greg Jackson For UFC 114 Loss To Rashad Evans
    So apparently it wasn't ring rust and his A-Team layoff that caused his poor performance, according to Page. "I apologize for the fight not so much because I lost but because of how it went down. I...
  18. Forrest Petz Replaces Julio Paulino At UFC 116
    A late change was just announced for UFC 116: Julio Paulino is now off due to an undisclosed injury. He was to have faced Daniel Roberts. Former UFC fighter Forrest Petz, who is on a 4-fight winning...
  19. Jorge Santiago vs. Kazuo Misaki Now Slated For Sengoku 14
    It appears that World Victory Road has moved a planned Sengoku Middleweight Title fight between Jorge Santiago & Kazuo Misaki from this weekend's Sengoku 13 to Sengoku 14 on August 22. No reason...
  20. E3 2010: UFC-branded fitness game on the way
    THQ is working on a unique exercise game. The publisher confirmed at E3 this week that it is working on a UFC-inspired fitness game for Kinect, PS Move, and Wii. Unlike other games in the genre the...
  21. Freddie Roach: 'The UFC is just trying to use older boxers to make their sport look better'
    Past-his-prime pugilist James Toney will finally get the chance to prove that boxing (with takedown defense) trumps mixed martial arts on any given Saturday when he takes on former light heavyweight...
  22. If Koscheck beats GSP Fitch will move up to185
    Former welterweight number one contender Jon Fitch would rather sacrifice his title aspirations than have to fight friend and American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) team mate Josh Koscheck...
  23. Simpson, Bader and Dollaway to open a new Gym in Arizona
    link A group of fighters including UFC mainstays Ryan Bader, Aaron Simpson, and C.B. Dollaway will open a new gym later this year in Arizona, hoping to bring in more top competitors to work with....
  24. Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Kazuhisa Watanabe Added to July 5th K-1 WORLD MAX
    K-1 President Sadaharu Tanikawa today unveiled four additional matches for July 5th's K-1 World MAX 70 kg Final 16 and 63 kg Japan Tournament Finals. Notably for MMA fans, Sydney Olympic Wrestler...
  25. Matchups Announced for Sengoku Bantamweight Asia Tournament
    The first round matchups for the Sengoku Raiden Championship Bantamweight Asia Tournament 2010, which starts at SRC Asia Volume 1 on July 4th at Differ Ariake, was set Friday via random draw. The...
  26. Pulver, Rizzo, Bustamante, Goes to compete Aug 14 on hybrid MMA/Boxing card
    CagePotato.com has been able to confirm with a source close to the show the participation of several former UFC and PRIDE veterans in an August 14 hybrid boxing and MMA card in San Diego, California....
  27. UFC 118 gets "UFC Prelims" Spike TV special
    The recently announced "UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn II" event in Boston airs on pay-per-view, but the August event also will get a one-hour "UFC Prelims" special on Spike TV. A source close to the event...
  28. Court McGee: From Half-Naked Drug Addict To TUF Finalist
    Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 11 finalist Court McGee is one fight away from completing an unlikely (and somewhat miraculous) turnaround in his life. The last time McGee was in Las Vegas he was wandering...
  29. Brock Lesnar's Surprise Training Partner
    Despite handing Randy Couture a 2ndRound TKO loss en route to jacking his title at UFC 91, reigning heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar has remained in fairly close contact with Captain America. Couture...
  30. Kamal Shalrous Is The Toughest Guy You've Never Heard Of
    His opponent at WEC 49, Jamie Varner, thinks so. "This is a really crazy fight because we're both wrestler/boxers, and I feel like where I lack, he exceeds, and where he lacks, I exceed. I feel like...
  31. UFC weigh-in results for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 11 Finale
    link Everyone was on weight. Only Fisher had to use the towel. It was not the same w/o Rogan... Main event: 185 lbs.: Court McGee (185) vs. Kris McCray (184) Main card (Televised): 205 lbs.: Matt...
  32. Fedor: ‘I’m Not A Fan of the UFC’
    LINK Fedor Emelianenko had some strong criticisms for the UFC during a Friday teleconference call touting his June 26 bout against Fabricio Werdum at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. The...
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  33. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker believes Jake Shields has overvalued himself
    Quoteworthy: "We continue to have dialogue with his dad, who's his manager, and Rich [Chou], who's our matchmaker. He has a good relationship with Jake and his father, and they've done the numbers...
  34. UFC Quick Quote: Dana White says 'huge fight' coming to free TV to make up for UFC 112
    "What I'm going to end up doing is probably taking a big, huge fight that should have been on pay-per-view and put it on free TV. I'm actually working on it right now. I said I'd make up for that,...
  35. John Cena Discusses UFC
    John Cena discussed the UFC in an interview with USA Today. In the brief interview Cena discusses his opinions about the UFC, possibly fighting, and UFC management. LINK
  36. Fedor Considering Retirement?
    Apparently some of Fedors comments at the recent Strikeforce conference were not translated for the public to hear. ".....Aside from blatantly stating that he wasn't a fan of the UFC, when asked if...
  37. Finale bonuses: Hamill, Jardine, McGee, Leben earn $25K awards
    link LAS VEGAS – Chris Leben, Court McGee, Matt Hamill and Keith Jardine each earned $25,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale on Saturday. Leben earned...
  38. Finale draws reported attendance of 1,708 for $430K gate
    link LAS VEGAS – The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale, which took place Saturday night at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, drew a reported 1,708 attendees for a live gate of $430,250....
  39. TUF 11 Finale Results
    link MAIN CARD Court McGee def. Kris McCray via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 2, 3:41 Matt Hamill def. Keith Jardine via majority decision (29-27, 29-27, 28-28) Chris Leben def. Aaron...
  40. Matt Hamill Fought With a Staph Infection and a Broken Hand
    link See that nasty looking red spot on Matt Hamill's back? Well, during the post-fight presser, he confirmed that it was a staph infection. Aside from fighting through that and getting his eye...
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  41. Fight Doc weighs in on Hamills staph
    http://mmajunkie.com/news/19621/ask-the-fight-doc-should-matt-hamill-have-been-medically-cleared-despite-staph.mma Aside from Court McGee being crowned "The Ultimate Fighter 11" champion, the...
  42. Fighters Are Like Strippers, Nobody In Their Right Mind Wants To Do This
    That, according to victorious TUF 11 Finale fighter Chris Leben, is the mindset of a fighter. "Fighters are like strippers; they ain't paying their way through college. If you don't understand what...
  43. Chuck Liddell Retirement Is Still In The Evaluation Phase
    The problem is that despite his head trainer and best friend (and boss) telling him he's done, Liddell isn't quite ready to give up fighting. Yet. "I’m still working on evaluating. I thought I did...
  44. Rampage Wants Forrest, Rashad and a Snuggie?
    Rampage Jackson plans to make up for the 'most embarrassing fight' of his career by rematching Forrest Griffin, and then taking revenge over Rashad Evans. Jackson is gutted that he played a part in...
  45. Hardy to face Condit or Kampmann at UFC 120
    ESPN.co.uk understands that the UFC has narrowed down the shortlist for Dan Hardy's next opponent to just two names: Carlos Condit or Martin Kampmann. Hardy is ready to return to the Octagon at UFC...
  46. Shields Camp Says Demands Are Fair, But SF Leaning Towards MW Tourney
    If Jake Shields is doing a "numbers dance" with Strikeforce, he's dancing with himself. That's according to Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, who has not yet extended a new contract offer to the...
  47. Lloyd Irvin Says Kris McCray Just Needs More Time
    Trainer Lloyd Irvin worked with "The Ultimate Fighter 11" contestant Kris McCray for about two months and cornered him against Court McGee this past Saturday at the show's live finale. Although...
  48. Roller vs. Pettis Set For WEC 50, #1 Contender's Bout?
    As expected, Shane Roller & Anthony Pettis are set to meet at WEC 50. Officials confirmed the booking, which will be part of WEC 50's main card, during the WEC 49 broadcast. But with Jamie Varner vs....
  49. Commission Docs Said Hamill's Staph "Posed No Threat" To Anyone At TUF 11 Finale
    That's the short and sweet explanation from Matt Hamill's camp. The NSAC was aware of Hamill's issue but still cleared him to fight after checking him. "The doctors and the Commission were aware and...
  50. TUF 11 Finale Fighter Payouts
    The NSAC has revealed the official fighter payouts from the TUF 11 Finale. The total disclosed payouts were $406,000 with the biggest share-$70,000-going to Chris Leben. Article
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