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  1. Nogueira vs. Mir To Headline UFC 119
    Shortly after the co-main event for UFC 119 was announced, the main event was revealed and they have one thing in common: Nogueiras. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Frank Mir has been confirmed by Dana...
  2. Mark Hunt vs. Sean McCorkle on tap for UFC 119
    FiveOuncesofPain.com has recently learned of two additional heavyweights with the potential to make an impact in the UFC, as a bout between K-1 and PRIDE veteran Mark Hunt and the undefeated Sean...
  3. Rafael Natal Signs With UFC
    According to Renzo Gracie, Middleweight Rafael Natal has signed a 4-fight deal with UFC. Natal is an instructor ("professor") at Gracie's New York City-based academy. Natal has a 12-2 MMA record and...
  4. Pellegrino Not Retiring, Wants "Big" Fight In December
    UFC lightweight Kurt Pellegrino raised the stakes prior to his most recent fight when he said he'd retire with a loss to George Sotiropoulos this past Saturday at UFC 116. But after re-injuring his...
  5. UFC Announces Anti-Piracy Settlements With 500 Businesses & Individuals
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship's anti-piracy efforts show no signs of slowing down. The organization today announced it has reached "confidential settlements" with more than 500 businesses and...
  6. Mark Hominick to face Leonard Garcia at WEC 51
    link A featherweight bout with explosive written all over it has been added to the upcoming WEC 51 card in September as Canadian Mark Hominick returns to action to face Leonard Garcia in a main card...
  7. Joe Riggs vs. Louis Taylor, women's tourney on tap for Strikeforce Challengers 10
    link A 182-pound catchweight bout between veteran Joe Riggs (32-11 MMA, 3-3 SF) and Louis Taylor (6-1 MMA, 0-1 SF) is set for next month's Strikeforce Challengers 10 event. Strikeforce spokesperson...
  8. "Tachi Palace Fights 5: Stars & Strikes" official weigh-in results
    link The full weigh-in results included: Isaac De Jesus (159) vs. Rob McCullough (160) Champ David Mitchell (170) vs. Poppies Martinez (170) - for welterweight title John Alessio (169.8) vs. War...
  9. Chael Sonnen: Lil Nog Looks Like Roy Nelson In A Frankenstein Mask
    Or in simpler terms, Chael Sonnen's response to "Minotoro" Nogueira getting into the Sonnen-Anderson Silva trash talk game: Shut your mouth, and consider dropping to 185 and come get some. "Lil’...
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  10. UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama On Tap For London
    No rest for the weary. Less than one week after his "Fight of the Night" against Chris Leben on July 3, Yoshihiro Akiyama has been pegged to take on another Ultimate Fighter (TUF) veteran when he...
  11. Injury forces Urijah Faber out of WEC 50, Takeya Mizugaki pulled from card
    Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber's bantamweight debut will have to wait, as an injury has forced "The California Kid" out of WEC 50. Faber (23-4 MMA, 8-3 WEC) announced his withdrawal...
  12. Ref Josh Rosenthal Explains Why He Didn't Stop Lesnar-Carwin
    In the days since Brock Lesnar came back from being absolutely brutalized in the first round of his fight with Shane Carwin to winning the fight in the second, some have questioned whether referee...
  13. Carwin Blames Referee, lactic acidosis, massive adrenaline dump on loss to Lesner
    “During the first round, (referee) Josh (Rosenthal) was telling Brock to fight back or he will stop the fight,” explained Carwin, going back over the action from Saturday’s event in Las Vegas. “Every...
  14. UFC 121 Likely For California In October
    Although nothing is official yet and no contracts have been signed, UFC is targeting Honda Center and Anaheim and October 23 for what would be UFC 121. The UFC has yet to officially announce any...
  15. Miguel Torres vs. Charlie Valencia In The Works For WEC 51
    After suffering two consectuive losses for the first time in his career, Miguel Torres will start his road back to the title in September when he faces Charlie Valencia at WEC 51. Verbal agreements...
  16. Lesnar - Velasquez UFC 121, October 23, Anaheim
    http://www.mmafighting.com/2010/07/09/brock-lesnar-vs-cain-velasquez-signed-for-ufc-121/ Brock Lesnar will make his next title defense against Cain Velasquez at UFC 121. UFC president Dana White...
  17. Paul Taylor vs. Sam Stout targeted for UFC 121
    link Lightweights Paul Taylor (10-5 MMA, 3-4 UFC) and Sam Stout (15-6-1 MMA, 4-5 UFC) have been penciled in for UFC 121. Multiple sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com...
  18. Sylvia vs Buentello in August
    link Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia takes on former UFC and Strikeforce heavyweight title challenger Paul Buentello will square off in the main event of Powerhouse World Promotions’ “War...
  19. Riley vs Audinwoos at UFC 119
    link A lightweight match-up has been added to the upcoming UFC 119 show in Indianapolis as veteran fighter Aaron Riley returns to action to face new UFC signee Pat "Awesomely Awesome" Audinwood in...
  20. SF Announces MW Title Fight For 8/21
    Strikeforce has made it's plans to crown a new Middleweight Champion following the departure of Jake Shields, and it won't be a tournament. The promotion has annnounced a determination match for...
  21. Matt Serra vs. Chris Lytle Added To UFC 119
    Another matchup of TUF alumni is on tap for UFC 119 as Chris Lytle will face Matt Serra in a rematch of the season 4 finale. Verbal agreements are in place, paperwork pending. Article
  22. Aoki Wants Melendez Rematch At DREAM 16, SF Says Not Yet
    After defeating Tatsuya Kawajiri via submission at DREAM 15 yesterday, Shinya Aoki announced that he would be returning at DREAM.16 and that he wants a rematch with Strikeforce Lightweight Champion...
  23. McSweeney returns to 205 pounds, meets Tom Blackledge at UFC 120
    link British fighter and "The Ultimate Fighter 10" cast member James McSweeney (4-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) returns to his homeland (and the light-heavyweight division) and fights a fellow Englishman when he...
  24. Brendan Schaub Ready For "A Cro Cop For A Gilbert Yvel
    lik The Ultimate Fighter 10 vet Brendan Schaub is fresh off an impressive UFC 116 win over Chris Tuchscherer and now the heavyweight up and comer feels he is ready for a step up in competition: "I...
  25. Jorgensen Likely Gets Title Shot With WEC 50 Win
    When WEC 50 was mapped out, the biggest question was who would face Dominick Cruz in his first title defense? The answer ultimately was Joseph Benavidez, who takes on the champion on Aug. 18. The...
  26. Tito Ortiz Thinks Chuck Should Stay Retired, Calls Out Forrest For November Trilogy
    November is when Ortiz hopes to return to action following his back surgery, but despite his feelings regarding Chuck's future he still wants a piece of the Iceman even though he also wants Forrest...
  27. Cyrille Diabate vs. Alexander Gustafsson added to UFC 120 in October
    A light-heavyweight bout between Cyrille Diabate (17-6-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Alexander Gustafsson (9-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will be part of October's UFC 120 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) confirmed...
  28. UFN 22 Official For 9/15 In Texas
    As expected UFC Fight Night 22 takes place Sept. 15, and the Spike TV-televised event airs live from the 16,000-seat Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Spike TV officials today announced the event....
  29. Team Fedor Emelianenko Lays Out NEW UFC Contract Demands
    Fedor Emelianenko is the hottest name on the MMA free agent market. The only problem is, the heavyweight still has one fight remaining on his current Strikeforce deal. Nonetheless, it hasn’t stopped...
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  30. McSweeney Will Not Appeal TUF 11 Finale Loss
    Soon-to-be light heavyweight James McSweeney has opted to not appeal his most recent UFC loss. Lee McMahon, McSweeney's manager, initially said he was appealing the loss to the Nevada State Athletic...
  31. TUF 11 Champ Court McGee Likely To Meet Ryan Jensen At UFC 121
    It appears that TUF 11 champion Court McGee will face Ryan Jensen in his first post-TUF fight in UFC, which will likely happen at UFC 121 in Anaheim in October. Verbal agreements are in place,...
  32. Texas-Not Talent-Scratched SF MW Tournament
    At the conclusion of his Strikeforce contract, middleweight champion Jake Shields opted to vacate his title to explore greener pastures under the Zuffa banner. The move would hardly be considered...
  33. Shane Carwin Hoping To Carve An MMA Legacy That Includes A Win Over Brock Lesnar
    But he also knows that, at his age, he doesn't have much time. "At 35 who knows how much longer my body will allow me to compete at the highest level. I love to compete and I want to be the best at...
  34. Moosin to Return in October; Kimbo vs. Pudzianowski Possible Main Event
    After a successful U.S. debut earlier in the year, the Moosin promotion is scheduling an Oct. 9 follow-up, which will take place in Chicago, MMA Fighting has learned. Moosin executive Corey Fischer...
  35. No UFC Prelims For UFC 119, Possible For 121
    Spike TV will not air a one-hour "UFC Prelims" pay-per-view teaser prior to September's UFC 119 event, but the possibility remains for UFC 121. That's according to a source close to Spike TV. UFC...
  36. Bellator Adds Neil Grove To Season 3 HW Tournament
    Neil "Goliath" Grove - a South African-born former rugby player who fought for the UFC during that organization's visit to his adopted hometown of London last year - will make his U.S. debut as part...
  37. Regretful Hunt Sees UFC as Last Chance
    In a pair of high-top Air Jordans and matching basketball shorts, an unshaven, 290-pound Mark Hunt doesn't seem like any kind of combat sports star. Barely even a bouncer, really. "If I'd trained as...
  38. James Toney Wants Lesnar After Couture
    Current heavyweight boxing titleholder and two-time Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year James “Lights Out” Toney makes his mixed martial arts debut in Boston against UFC legend Randy “The Natural”...
  39. Shark Fights 13: Keith Jardine vs. Trevor Prangley Booked For 9/11
    As expected, Keith Jardine has landed on his feet. Less than a month after being released from the UFC following his TUF 11 Finale loss to Matt Hamill on June 19 in Las Vegas, "The Dean of Mean" has...
  40. WEC 51: Varner vs. Cerrone Rematch Possible (Updated)
    Let the trash talking re-commence again. Donald Cerrone will finally get the opportunity to rematch his nemesis, Jamie Varner, at WEC 51, which is scheduled for the 1ST Bank Center in Broomfield,...
  41. James Wilks To Face Claude Patrick At UFC 120
    TUF 9 Welterweight winner James Wilks will face Claude Patrick at UFC 120 in London according to sources close to the event. Although not officially announced by the promotion, UFC 120 is expected to...
  42. UFC 116 Drug Tests Come Back Clean
    Once again a UFC event was a drug-free zone. The NSAC announced today that all 15 fighters who underwent drug testing at this month's UFC 116 event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and...
  43. UFC 116 Draws 12,740 For $4.05 Million Live Gate
    While UFC 116 was billed as having "the biggest fight ever", financially it may not have delivered as hoped. The NSAC announced today that the event officially drew 12,740 for a live gate of...
  44. UFC Announcer Bruce Buffer Cashes In 2010 WSOP Main Event
    After UFC welterweight Mike Swick cashed in one of the series' earlier events, another member of the UFC family earned a payout in the 2010 World Series of Poker – this time in the main event. Ring...
  45. Bob Sapp pulled off July 18's "Impact FC," threatens legal action
    link Gargantuan heavyweight and entertainment personality Bob Sapp (11-6-1) today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that he has been pulled from a fight with Soa Palelei (9-2) at "Impact FC 2:...
  46. Varner wants Henderson, denies Cowboy fight
    link Varner's management team from KOReps.com issued a statement to MMAWeekly.com late Tuesday night, responding to the rumors about the fight with Cerrone. "We have not been contacted in regards to...
  47. Rich Clementi to Fight at Bellator 28
    link 10-time UFC competitor and The Ultimate Fighter 4 veteran Rich Clementi will make his Bellator debut in front of hometown fans when the promotion arrives in New Orleans, La. for Bellator 28 on...
  48. GSP, Edgar Come Up Short At 2010 ESPYs
    Well, there's always next year. UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar each fell short in their bids to win a 2010 ESPY Award at ESPN's annual awards...
  49. Chris Leben Ready To Showcase His Coaching Skills Opposite Wanderlei Silva
    TUF 13 coaches, perhaps? "[Coaching TUF] would absolutely be huge for me. I mean, I am a coach, that's what I do. I have my own gym with a whole group of guys that I train. I'd love the opportunity...
  50. UFC Returns To Australia In 2011
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship took its Octagon to Australia for the first time on Feb. 21 with UFC 110. The event was an unabashed success with UFC president Dana White vowing to return,...
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