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  1. TUF 6 conference call notes/audio
    This link has notes and audio from today's TUF 6 Finale conference call with Roger Huerta, Clay Guida, Mac Danzig, Tommy Speer and Matt Hughes....
  2. Mac Danzig will be a Light Weight after TUF 6 Finale
    Link Go figure....the vegan is feeling like going on a diet.
  3. josh thomson interview
    In depth interview with the punk. He talks about his upcoming fight with gil melendez, his falling out with frank shamrock, some future opponents and who he wants to fight from the ufc. it's a pretty...
  4. Tomasz Drwal and David Heath will fight on the UFC 81 undercard
    Tomasz Drwal (Pictures) and David Heath (Pictures) will fight Feb. 2 on the UFC 81 undercard at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Drwal's manager, Marcin Blicharski, confirmed the bout with...
  5. CSAC Denies Mahood Appeal Hearing
    MMA fighter Bill Mahood was to have his one-year suspension from a failed drug test at September's Strikeforce event heard this week by the CSAC, but he was late in filing the paperwork and thus was...
  6. TUF 6: Lowest-Rated TUF Ever
    Continuing a decline of 3 straight installments, The Ultimate Fighter 6 saw its average rating drop to the franchise's lowest-ever: 1.1. Ratings were also down in the key age demographics that...
  7. Huerta-Guida: Beauty and the Best
    Roger Huerta hasn’t tasted defeat in his last 16 fights, and will always have the claim to fame of being the first mixed martial arts fighter on the cover of Sports Illustrated. But there are two...
  8. Douglas Dedge: Revisiting The First MMA Fatality
    Although Sammy Vazquez was the first MMA fatality in a regulated fight, Douglas Dedge was actually the first known MMA-related fatality although his fight was unregulated. After Vazquez' recent...
  9. HDNet To Broadcast 12/31 NYE Event With Fedor, IFL Finals
    The HDNet network has secured broadcast rights to the Yarennokai event in Japan on 12/31 featuring Fedor Emelianenko, and the IFL World GP Finals on 12/29. The deal also gives HDNet broadcast rights...
  10. The first Death in MMA
    The death of Sam Vasquez marks the first death as a casualty of a regulated MMA. Sherodg followed this up with a recounting of another MMA death from an unsanctioned MMMA bout...
  11. Rich Franklin vs. Travis Lutter UFC 82?????
    LINK If this fight happens it is scheduled to take place on March1st. I was wondering if Lutter was ever going to make a return and I guess he's still on terms with the UFC. I think Rich takes this...
  12. A "Big" Move-McCarthy Retires, Heading To Broadcast Booth
    Legendary MMA referee "Big" John McCarthy retired as an official today, ending a 13-year career that began at UFC 2. He will now work as a commentator/broadcaster for The Fight Network, but will...
  13. Sean Sherk to keep title. Edit - They have now done the right thing and stripped him of it.
    Sean Sherk will keep his title after all. According to Steve Sievert of Brawl Sports, the UFC has confirmed that Sherk will remain their lightweight champion. UFC president Dana White has gone back...
  14. Matt Hughes To Publish His Life Story
    Matt Hughes is set to publish his biography this January. The book will be titled, "Made in America: The Most Dominant Champion in UFC History," and will be published by Simon Spotlight Entertainment...
  15. 411 MMA Fact or Fiction 12.08.07
    Are Nogueira and Sylvia the best choices for the UFC Heavyweight Title fight? Will the UFC be on network TV in the spring of 2008? Will John McCarthy one day be in the UFC Hall of Fame? Can Roger...
  16. UFC’s Special Announcement: “Rampage” and Griffin Are “TUF 7? Coaches?
    The UFC will make a special announcement at tonight’s “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs. Team Serra” live finale, and the news will likely be that current UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton...
  17. UFC Executive: “Nothing Has Changed” with UFC 80’s Penn-Stevenson Fight
    Despite a reduction in UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk’s UFC 73 drug suspension and his ability to return to the octagon in January, a UFC 80 main event between B.J. Penn and Joe Stevenson will...
  18. Sherk Stripped Of Title
    UFC has now confirmed that UFC Lightweight Champion Sean Sherk has been stripped of the title. Article
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  19. No Bull: 'El Matador' Shines at TUF Finale
    The showdown had been billed and labeled as a potential fight of the year candidate. Most mixed martial arts insiders figured the stylistic matchup between lightweights Roger Huerta and Clay Guida...
  20. Griffin to be next TUF coach
    Link The promised big announcement during the live finale of season six of The Ultimate Fighter reality show on Spike TV was revealed. What was it? Dana White came on and spoke with Joe Rogan to...
  21. Robbie Lawler injured, not defending ICON Title Belt
    link Lawler tore a tendon in his right arm during training, forcing him to sit on the sidelines without activity for at least six weeks. The EliteXC and ICON Sport middleweight champion was supposed...
  22. Randy Couture Guest Speaker for Packers
    Fox Sports today rolled out a fantastic article about Randy Couture coming into the Packers locker room at the behest of one of his biggest fans….Brett Favre. That’s right folks, one of the best QB’s...
  23. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 7: Quinton Jackson and Forrest Griffin officially announced as coaches during Spike VGA awards
    It appears that the “Big Plans” UFC President Dana White had in store for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson do indeed include a stint as coach on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF). White made...
  24. 13 Questions With Jens Pulver
    Ahead of his 145-pound debut on thie week's WEC TV event, former UFC Lightweight Champion Jens Pulver looked back on his time in UFC, training at the Miletich camp, and other MMA-related topics....
  25. Filho might be the world’s best middleweight (Story from Yahoo! Sports)
    There is nobody in MMA today who has as impressive a spotless record as World Extreme Cagefighting 185-pound champion Paulo Filho, a man many feel is the best middleweight in the world. Yet, even...
  26. Fedor vs Rizzo in April?
    Monte Cox and the M-1 crew are in Dallas today in a closed-door meeting with Art of War to finalize a Fedor Emelianenko vs. Pedro Rizzo fight that would tentatively take place in Las Vegas in April....
  27. UFC 81 to be on CBS?
    Link Terry Martin on Myspace;"Just found out that I am suppose to fight Marvin Eastman Feb. 2, 2008 at the Mandalay Bay. The fight is to be aired on CBS. So it will be free for everyone. Time to get...
  28. Sherk to get winner of Penn v Stevenson
    After the California State Athletic Commission decision on Dec. 4 to reduce, but uphold, Sean Sherk’s suspension for a positive banned substance test, the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization...
  29. 12/15 ICON Sport Show Cancelled
    After Robbie Lawler's ICON Sport Middleweight Title defense set for this Saturday was postponed, the promotion has announced that the entire card is now off. The only suggested reason was that no...
  30. Sapp Returns at Strikeforce
    Bob Sapp will headline Strikeforce's Feb. 23 show at the Tacoma Dome in Washington state, the promotion announced Monday. The 6-foot-4, 375-pound Sapp last fought in mixed martial arts in November...
  31. Belfort Hoping for Octagon Return
    Almost three years have passed since Vitor Belfort last battled in the Octagon. After apparently resurrecting a career that was supposed to have been nothing but great when it began over 11 years...
  32. FEG Announces Three More for Dynamite!! (Minowa VS Zulu!!! lol)
    At a press conference Tuesday at the Ana Tokyo Hotel in Tokyo, Japan, K-1 and HERO'S parent company Fight Entertainment Group revealed another three fights for the Dec. 31 K-1 Premium 2007 Dynamite!!...
  33. Sapp To Fight In US In February
    Bob Sapp, who has become a very popular MMA fighter in Japan while also doing some wrestling, will return to the USA in February. He will headline the Strikeforce event on February 23 at the Tacoma...
  34. Everyone Clean After UFC 78
    The New Jersey State Athletic Control Board has announced that all fighters who participated in UFC 78 have passed all performance-enhancing substance tests. Every fighter was tested. Article
  35. TUF 6 Finale Medical Suspensions
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission has now posted the TUF 6 Finale results on their website, which also lists the medical suspensions coming out of the event. Article (PDF)
  36. UFC.com Article On Retirement Of "Big" John McCarthy
    It was the perfect going away gift for a referee • Saturday’s lightweight war between Roger Huerta and Clay Guida. But like all great ‘third men’, John McCarthy • who retired as an active referee...
  37. The Hitman: I Like MMA, But...
    Former World Wrestling Entertainment Champion and Hall Of Famer Bret "The Hitman" Hart recently gave a Canadian website an interview where he talked about MMA. He said he does like it, but he seems...
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  38. WEC 31 and HDNet: Reckless Abandon (Preview)
    After an exciting finale to the sixth season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) this past weekend, I think it’s safe to say that the state of mixed martial arts is definitely good. Even with some...
  39. Filho Counting on Diverse Skills to Stop Sonnen
    Paulo Filho (Pictures) returns to the WEC on Wednesday to defend his middleweight title against Chael Sonnen (Pictures). Several Brazilian MMA stars helped Filho prepare for the bout, and he has...
  40. TUF 6 Finale Draw 2.5 Mil. Viewers
    2.5 Million people watched the TUF 6 Finale. Even while it was opposite to A huge boxing fight (Hatton-Mayweather), and the end of a K1 Grand Prix. Not only that, but most of the season was only...
  41. Paulo Filho fights for honor
    As a teenager, Filho would go to the various Karate, Muay Thai, boxing and Jiu-Jitsu academies in and around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and challenge the top fighters. “I would go to the academy and...
  42. Sherk calls BJ Penn a "Punk"
    Link SS:" I think BJ Penn is a punk. Who the hell is he? He's won one fight in a couple of years now and it's just whatever man. He wants to make all of these rules and regulations, but who the hell...
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  43. K-1 WGP Amsterdam
    Preview of the Amsterdam card. From Not sure if Aerts will be fighting, his knee looked pretty bad when he wen't down.
  44. Penn Gets Probation, UFC 80 Match Still On
    BJ Penn was sentenced yesterday to 1 year probation for charges of assault on a police officer related to an incident in Hawaii 2 years ago. The judge will allow Penn to travel to England in January...
  45. Joe Lauzon Interview
    Link Excerpt: Adam Morgan: Yeah, I saw you had some pictures posted up on The Underground Forum where it said you were at roughly 185 about 48 hours out from the fight. Is that true? Joe Lauzon:...
  46. New Fedor interview
    Link MMAWeekly’s Korea Correspondent, John Evans, recently caught up with Fedor Emelianenko, the man almost universally regarded as the No. 1 mixed martial arts heavyweight in the world.
  47. UFC Lightweight Division: Aftermath of the TUF Finale
    A good article on the possibilities for Roger Huerta, Clay Guida, and Mac Danzig after the TUF Finale performances. Namely, it talks about possible opponents for Huerta in the future, Clay Guida...
  48. CNBC Documentary “Ultimate Fighting: From Blood Sport to Big Time” Highlight
    Embedded to the right is a full and official sneak preview of CNBC’s “Ultimate Fighting: From Blood Sport to Big Time” documentary that premieres tomorrow, December 13 @ 10 pm ET. The original...
  49. Yet Another Change To IFL GP
    Shad Lierley has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming IFL Grand Prix Finals due to a broken toe. John Gunderson will replace Lierley as Chris Horodecki's newest opponent. Article
  50. Fedors opponents for NYE is official
    Link I think it's meh, but his opponent poses huge problems to anyone and he has a good chin. Could be an upset.
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