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  1. No set plans for Overeem's vacant title, but grand-prix winner an option
    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – For now, the Strikeforce heavyweight belt will collect dust on a shelf. Following Alistair Overeem's release from the organization this past week, Strikeforce officials are...
  2. Scott Coker: Cung Le is going to fight in Strikeforce, hopefully before years end
    Middleweight striking specialist Cung Le (7-1 MMA, 7-1 SF) has openly lobbied for a spot in the UFC's planned November trip to San Jose, Calif., but Strikeforce boss Scott Coker doesn't believe...
  3. Reminder: "Countdown to UFC 133" preview show debuts tonight on Spike TV
    With Strikeforce's latest fight card in the books, it's now on to the UFC's next pay-per-view event, "UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz II." As a reminder, in anticipation of the show, Spike TV debuts...
  4. Roufusport camp opens "Fighter House", welcomes up-and-coming fighters to train
    Duke Roufus is looking for the next Erik Koch. The famed head of the noted Roufusport fight team recently announced he's opened the Roufusport Fighter House, located just five minutes from the team's...
  5. Mighty Mouse Believes He has the Answer to Dominick Cruz’s Cat-Like Style
    Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (10-1) is a small guy headed to the big stage. On that stage, he’ll meet a fighter with reflexes like that of a cat in UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. The...
  6. Herb Dean's Actual Missed Call Being Overlooked
    One of the biggest stories in the wake of Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson was referee Herb Dean's actions in the main event. While I've written that I feel the stoppage was correct and that Dan...
  7. Reminder: "DREAM: Japan GP Final" replay debuts Friday on HDNet
    As a reminder, a tape-delayed broadcast of July's "DREAM: Japan GP Final" event debuts on HDNet this week. Officials recently announced that the July 16 event will debut on HDNet on Aug. 5 at 10 p.m....
  8. Brazilian Lightweight Ricardo Tirloni Signs With Bellator Fighting Championships
    CHICAGO, Ill. (August 1, 2011) - Bellator Fighting Championships confirmed today the signing of top Brazilian lightweight prospect Ricardo Tirloni. Tirloni joins a lightweight division that already...
  9. UFC Broadcast Partner Versus Re-Branding To NBC Sports
    As the UFC continues to search for a solid long-term TV deal while dealing with an increasingly antagonistic relationship with Spike, it is Versus, the UFC's other home, that is undergoing a big...
  10. 2011 ABC Report on the Half Point MMA Scoring System
    The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) holds annual conventions, and last year veteran MMA referee and judge Nelson "Doc" Hamilton presented the Half-Point Scoring System as an alternative to...
  11. Strikeforce's Tim Kennedy takes Robbie Lawler to task after decision win
    Tim Kennedy is looking for a fight. Does anyone have one for him? The Special Forces soldier is frustrated. He said it's been a while since he's had a good scrap. In his past three fights, his...
  12. Unemployed Hendo wants Jones vs. Rampage winner
    “I think that could be interesting going forward, a unification fight with the winner of that contest would be a good match,” Dan Henderson told Telegraph Sport from his home tonight. “I’m the...
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  13. Houton Alexander 'My Aim is to be back in the UFC'
    Houston Alexander interviewed on the Sweep The Leg podcast ahead of his upcoming fight against Razak Al-Hassan at MMA Fight Pit Genesis says that the UFC have been watching his progress and he could...
  14. UFC 133 Fight Card: Rashad Evans 'Would Love To Fight' Dan Henderson
    Dan Henderson picked up a huge win this past Saturday, knocking out legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson. With his contract ending with Strikeforce, and having...
  15. Leonard Garcia Out, Jim Hettes In Against Alex Caceres at UFC on Versus 5
    Leonard Garcia will have to a wait a little while longer to try and get back into the win column. The veteran featherweight was forced out of his August 14th fight with Alex Caceres at UFC on Versus...
  16. Aleksander Emelianenko Trashes Fedor's Coaches Following Loss to Dan Henderson
    One of the few bright spots that were talked about during Fedor Emelianenko's preparations for his Strikeforce bout against Dan Henderson, was him re-uniting with his brother Aleksander. The two had...
  17. Chad Ochocinco video calls out Georges St. Pierre: 'I'll (expletive) him up'
    "Who's the best fighter right now? I'll f--k him up. Where is St. Pierre at? Georges St. Pierre, call me, I'm in Omaha. Where's he live? Canada? I'm not gonna lose to no f-----g Canadian." -...
  18. Keith Jardine Dropping to Middleweight, Wants Cung Le
    Former UFC and current Strikeforce fighter Keith Jardine is dropping to middleweight, and he has one name on his mind for a debut fight at 185 - former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le. Le...
  19. Sergei Kharitonov: “Alex Emelianenko is a mistake of nature”
    Sergei Kharitonov told ValeTudo.ru about Fedor`s fight and his brother Alex problems with akcohol, drugs, prison and more! The long-expected SF: Fedor vs. Henderson tournament where Dan Henderson...
  20. UFC returns to Toronto for UFC 140 on Dec. 10
    Toronto has won the day for the UFC's next excursion into Canada. After the promotion considered events in the Ontario capital as well as in Montreal, Quebec, which was the site of four previous (and...
  21. Jim Miller unsure of title shot with win over Ben Henderson on Aug. 14
    At a special conference call held today to promote the upcoming UFC on Versus 5 event on Aug. 14 in Milwaukee, lightweight wrecking ball Jim Miller continues his trend of being the best employee on...
  22. Marloes Coenen cut by Strikeforce
    A week after Zuffa released Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem from his contract, three of Overeem's Golden Glory teammates have also been cut, including former women's champion...
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  23. Golden Glory trainer on recent UFC/Strikeforce cuts: "I think it's unfair"
    Martin de Jong got a punch to the gut when he checked his email Wednesday morning. In his inbox was a letter forwarded from Golden Glory manager Bas Boon that stated three of his fighters under the...
  24. Strikeforce's Gina Carano cleared for training, manager hopes for 2011 return
    Gina Carano's doctor has cleared her to resume training, and if all goes well, she'll be back in the cage before the end of the year. As with any Carano update, that's far from a promise, but it's...
  25. Tatsuya Kawajiri Drops to Featherweight, Takes on Joachim Hansen on DREAM.17
    He's already the #9 ranked lightweight in the USA Today / SBN consensus rankings, but he will soon be trying to crush guys in another division. He's done very well at lightweight, but after failing...
  26. UFC 133 Fight Card: Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz Trade Barbs Again
    A few days ago Mike posted a video of a verbal confrontation between UFC 133 main eventers Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz, and hinted at the idea that there might be more where that came from. Well,...
  27. "Mighty Mo" Siliga signs with Superior Cage Combat, expected to debut in November
    Samoan slugger Siala-Mou "Mighty Mo" Siliga is coming to Sin City. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned that the upstart Superior Cage Combat promotion has signed the K-1, boxing and MMA vet...
  28. Bobby Lashley enlists fellow pro wrestler Josh Barnett for MMA career guidance
    After locking up in rings overseas and rolling backstage between worked wrestling matches, Bobby Lashley (6-1) has found an advocate in Josh Barnett (30-5). The two recently paired up in Barnett's...
  29. FUEL TV launches "Punk Payback" with MMA legend Bas Rutten
    FUEL TV continues its exploration of the mixed martial arts segment this fall with the launch of a new 10-episode series, "Punk Payback," starring Bas Rutten. The former UFC champ and King of...
  30. Reagan Penn makes MMA debut against Paul Gardner at ProElite 1
    Reagan Penn (0-0), younger brother to UFC icon B.J. Penn, will make his professional MMA debut against Paul Gardner (2-0) at ProElite 1. ProElite vice president of fight operations T. Jay Thompson...
  31. Fedor Emelianenko released from Strikeforce
    At the UFC 133 press conference it was announced by UFC president Dana White that Fedor Emelianenko has been released from his Strikeforce contract. Fedor is riding a three fight losing streak while...
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  32. Gary Goodrich says fights were fixed in Pride
    Pretty intresting Q&A with Big Daddy http://www.cagepotato.com/ask-gary-5-going-out-in-a-blaze-of-glory/
  33. UFC Pres Dana White Says They Are Done with Team Golden Glory
    All but one fighter from Team Gold Glory was currently released from any contractual obligations to Strikeforce or the UFC. Company president Dana White says it all boils down to a differing...
  34. Chad Mendes ‘Up There’ But Not Guaranteed a Title Shot With a Win at UFC 133
    Chad Mendes may be considered the top contender in the UFC’s featherweight division, but a win at UFC 133 doesn’t necessarily guarantee him a title shot. When asked by reporters following UFC 133's...
  35. Dana White hints Strikeforce champ Dan Henderson could soon return to UFC's ranks
    Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson may soon return to the UFC's roster, according to UFC president Dana White. The 40-year-old Henderson recently ended a four-fight Strikeforce deal...
  36. Joe Stevenson cut by UFC after four straight losses
    "Daddy's" coming home ... for good. Former UFC lightweight title contender and recent featherweight debutant Joe Stevenson has been released by the UFC, according to MMAFighting.com. The move comes...
  37. Sokoudjou Signs to Challenge 205-Pound Champion Ryan Jimmo at MFC 31
    The Maximum Fighting Championship on Thursday announced MFC 31: The Rundown featuring a light heavyweight title bout pitting current champion Ryan Jimmo against newly signed Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou....
  38. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos at UFC 139
    Looks like Zuffa is using UFC 133 to unload a bunch of big news today. While it's been reported as far back as June, reports indicate that the UFC is set to officially announce that Cain Velasquez's...
  39. UFC 134: Mike Swick injured, out of fight against Erick Silva on Aug. 27
    I've got bad news for fight fans who are Swick and tired of waiting for one of the world's least durable welterweights to return. You're going to be waiting a while longer. Article
  40. UFC 133 weigh-in results
    link pics MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view) •Rashad Evans (204.4) vs. Tito Ortiz (205.8) •Yoshihiro Akiyama (184.6) vs. Vitor Belfort (185.4) •Brian Ebersole (170.6) vs. Dennis Hallman (170.8) •Constantinos...
  41. Dollaway vs. Hamman dropped from UFC on Versus 5's four-fight main card
    With a high-profile lightweight contest between Donald Cerrone (15-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Charles Oliveira (14-1 UFC, 2-1 UFC) taking a main-card slot at this month's UFC on Versus 5 event, a...
  42. UFC 133 bonuses: Evans, Ortiz and Belfort collect $70K bonuses
    PHILADELPHIA – Rashad Evans, Tito Ortiz and Vitor Belfort each earned $70,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 133: Evans vs, Ortiz II" event. Belfort earned the...
  43. After UFC 133 win, Chad Mendes' title shot could be derailed by hand injury
    PHILADELPHIA – Following a convincing but low-key UFC 133 win over heavy underdog Rani Yahya, is Chad Mendes still next in line for a UFC title shot? Following Saturday's event, it was a question UFC...
  44. UFC 133 results: After finishing Tito Ortiz, Rashad Evans wants to 'teach Jon Jones a lesson'
    Rashad Evans finished Tito Ortiz -- once and for all -- in the main event last night (Aug. 6) of UFC 133 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and earned himself a light...
  45. UFC boss: Jim Miller, Chael Sonnen, Brian Stann all likely on verge of title shots
    UFC president Dana White readily admits it's difficult to predict the direction of his promotion's entire roster mere moments after an event concludes. Who gets cut, who stays, who moves up the...
  46. Could Dan Henderson be on his way back to the UFC? "Fatso" needs to talk to "Ugly"
    By now, it's no secret that Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson (28-8 MMA, 3-1 SF) is currently a free agent. And while the sport's newest cliché (other than "stripping down to his...
  47. Rashad Evans thanks ragtag camp's family atmosphere for UFC 133 victory
    PHILADELPHIA – Rashad Evans seemingly had every factor working against him. There was the 14-month layoff and potential cage rust. There was the promised title shot that dissolved for a variety of...
  48. Following Hallman's UFC 133 banana hammock, White serious about short-shorts ban
    PHILADELPHIA – Who likes short shorts? Clearly not Dana White. The UFC president said he's dead serious about banning the type of bikini bottoms that Dennis Hallman wore at UFC 133 – the same briefs...
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  49. GSP and Nick Diaz Likely on Tap for UFC Primetime, but Will Diaz Play the Game?
    UFC Primetime has become a big hit leading up to some of the promotion’s marquee bouts. The series follows two main event fighters on a three-part, behind the scenes journey leading up to their...
  50. Dana White Looks Back at UFC 133, Discusses Deal Fedor Turned Down
    PHILADELPHIA -- MMA Fighting spoke to Dana White about a whole host of subjects following UFC 133: why he was so bothered by Dennis Hallman's unique trunks, Rashad Evans performance, his take on Tito...
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