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  1. Exclusive Marc Ratner Interview
    MMAWeekly recently spoke with UFC vice president of government and regulatory affairs Marc Ratner about working to get MMA sanctioning in more states and continue expanding UFC into new territories....
  2. Fedor Emelianenko Pens Open Letter to Dana White
    Saying he will no longer permit Dana White to disparage him, former PRIDE heavyweight champion and famed Russian fighter Fedor Emelianenko has fired back and penned an open letter to the UFC’s head...
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  3. Russian Sambo Championships: Fedor Beats Three Opponents in Under 2 Minutes
    Link (at the bottom of the page) Today was the first day of the Russian Combat Sambo Championship and here are the results: As predicted, Fedor Emelianenko easily won all of his three fights. None...
  4. Jesse Moreng off WEC card due to injury
    Jesse Moreng has had to withdraw from his Feb. 13 World Extreme Cagefighting bout with Scott Jorgensen. MMAWeekly.com sources on Thursday night confirmed that Moreng fractured his foot this week and...
  5. YAMMA Pit Fighting Books Don Frye vs. Oleg Taktarov for April 11
    The upstart YAMMA Pit Fighting organization, which was recently founded by UFC creator Bob Meyrowitz, has booked a fight between UFC pioneers Don Frye (18-6-1) and Oleg “The Russian Bear” Taktarov...
  6. Takaya, Maeda Venture West to WEC
    Japanese standouts have had mixed success stateside lately. Now two more touted Japanese representatives will look to make their mark in the cage. The focal point of a busy midweek of MMA, the Feb....
  7. Lauzon Wins in WCF; ‘Upgrade' to WEC Near?
    LINK WILMINGTON, Mass., Feb. 8 -- Dan Lauzon had quite a bit on the line when he entered the ring Friday just outside of Boston to take on Frank Latina at World Championship Fighting. With the...
  8. The winner in PRIDE vs. UFC? Neither
    When Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira forced Tim Sylvia to tap out in the third round at Saturday night's UFC 81 main event, becoming the first man to hold both the Ultimate Fighting Championship and the...
  9. UFC Quick Quote: With a win, and some help, Keith Jardine thinks he’s in
    “There’s a good chance (Forrest Griffin) wins the fight (with Rampage Jackson) and that means I’m in line to get the next fight.” – Top 205-pound contender Keith Jardine tells 15Rounds.com that if...
  10. More Fights Added To The ExiteXC Card
    link along with the main card fights and preliminary fights Kimbo Slice (1-0) vs David Abbott (9-13) Antonio Silva (9-1) vs Ricco Rodriguez (27-7) Kyle Noke (14-3-1) vs Scott Smith (14-4) Yves...
  11. New Igor Vovchanchyn interview
    LINK Question: What are you doing at the moment? Will you agree to return to a few fights if asked? Igor Vovchanchyn: I am a businessman. I won't return. Sometimes I want to, but I'm already 35. And...
  12. new Diego interview
    After going undefeated in the octagon for seventeen fights, Diego Sanchez has lost his past two; dropping decisions to Josh Koscheck and Jon Fitch. Diego looks to get back on track against David...
  13. Icon Sport Strips Lawler of Title (Due to Inactivity)
    Icon Sport has stripped middleweight champion Robbie Lawler for failing to defend the crown in a timely fashion. The Hawaii-based promotion announced the decision during a Saturday press conference....
  14. Dana White on "Off the Record" Transcript
    LINK Dana White was on TSN's Off The Record with Michael Landsberg on Thursday's show. While he only participated in the "next question" segment, he still had some interesting things to say. Here is...
  15. Dana White say's Fedor IS top 5
    In this interview Dana talks about how he isn't the face of UFC and how he thinks the fighters get a lot more attention than him. Its a cool interview so i thought i'd share it. Here's the Link
  16. Kevin Randlemen signs with WVR
    Kevin Randlemen says himself that he has signed with World Victory Road. Other fighters (rumored) to have signed with WVR are: Takanormi Gomi Josh Barnett Jeff Monson Hidehiko Yoshida Kazua Misaki...
  17. UFC 83 tickets cost how much!?!?!
    I just ebay'd the tickets to see how much they are going for now and two tickets for pretty crappy seats are going for nearly $2000!! This is sick! Heres the link if you don't believe! LINK Who would...
  18. Belcher Vs. Day At UFC 83, Cote Off
    A late change to the UFC 83 card has been revealed as Patrick Cote, expected to be on the card, is now off due to an injury. It was also learned that he would not have accepted the Alan Belcher fight...
  19. Matt Hamill talks about being deaf, Bisping and his fight with Bonnar
    He looks like a cool guy and hasn't got any thing bad to say about Bisping. Anyway heres the interview Fightline.com: Can you explain to people that don't know, a little bit about being a deaf...
  20. Pit Bosses: Premature Thoughts on YAMMA Fighting
    Not since the progeny of singer David Bowie was christened Zowie -- swear to God -- has popular culture suffered a name as patently offensive to good taste as YAMMA Pit Fighting, the latest in the...
  21. DAMACIO PAGE ADDED TO WEDNESDAY'S WEC
    World Extreme Cagefighting on Monday announced that Damacio Page will step in to take the place of an injured Jesse Moreng at Wednesday’s event in Albuquerque, N.M. Page will now face Steve Jorgensen...
  22. Another injury, another fighter pulls out. Bonnar out of fight with Hamill
    Bonnar sidelined with torn ligaments By Kevin Iole Monday, Feb 11, 2008 6:29 pm EST UFC light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar will be sidelined for at least six months after tearing ligaments in his left...
  23. Martin Kampmann interview
    This is a new interview of Martin Kampmann I just found. If some of you dont remember, he's the guy that blew out his knee about a year or so ago. Check it out. http://mmajunkie.com/
  24. Keith Jardine vs. Wanderlei Silva?
    "The UFC wants me to have a high profile big fight - a main event quality fight. So, it should be somebody really good - hopefully in May" - Keith Jardine I found this trying to find out what was...
  25. Scenes from a Divorce (Rivalry between Bo Dog and M1 heats up in Russia)
    Most interesting part of this article is the last couple of paragraphs, quoted here: Semenov's decision made such waves that even his former tutor Fedor Emelianenko (Pictures) interfered. When Fedor...
  26. Tim Boetsch Interview
    Well, after watching Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch dispose of David Heath at UFC 81, we’re all left thinking that he may be that kind of fighter; one that’s simply meant to step into the Octagon....
  27. Fujita Signs With World Victory Road, Baroni Off
    World Victory Road has signed PRIDE veteran and former IWGP Heavyweight wrestling Champion Kazuyuki Fujita to a contract. WVR also announced the Phil Baroni-Sanae Kikuta fight is off due to Baroni...
  28. Gono Discusses Hand Surgery (Funny!)
    Akihiro Gono, who pulled out of his fight with Jon Fitch at UFC 82, recently had surgery to repair his injured hand. He wrote about the surgery on his blog yesterday which was translated by Suki MMA:...
  29. Chris Leben Signs Contract Extension with UFC
    Chris Leben (17-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC), a cast member on “The Ultimate Fighter 1” and a current UFC middleweight fighter, has signed a two-year contract extension with the UFC. link
  30. Gary Shaw: Dana Ruined Lesnar Right Off The Bat
    Once again EliteXC Live Events President Gary Shaw has launched a verbal salvo at his counterpart, UFC President Dana White. This time Shaw's rather displeased with White's handling of Brock Lesnar....
  31. TUF M-1 Style: Coming Soon
    Seriously. M-1 Global's newest project is "Fighting Fedor", a TUF-style competition series where 16 Heavyweights will fight for the grand prize at the end-a fight against M-1's Fedor Emelianenko....
  32. Sokoudjou: Win Or Lose, It's All About Respect
    And apparently he doesn't have any now towards Ryoto (Lyoto) Machida based on Machida's post-fight comments at UFC 79. Article
  33. WEC Champion Moving Up To UFC?
    That's a possibility for current WEC Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit. While he's happy in WEC right now, he says he needs to take a step up in competition, which likely means UFC. Article
  34. HDNet To Air Kim Couture's MMA Debut
    As part of a special broadcast after HDNet's IFL coverage on February 29, HDNet will air a special featuring the first fight for Kim Couture, wife of current UFC Heavyweight champion Randy Couture....
  35. Dana to Cro Cop: Less money or you're sitting out
    Link (in Hrvatski) Jist of the article as translated by someone else: Mirko has been told that due to his poor performances in the UFC so far, the UFC is no longer willing to pay him the amount of...
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  36. Cro Cop Talks
    From his personal blog on mmaid...... I'm off to Tokyo! A big announcement will come straight from Japan tomorrow (February 13). When the official part is done I'll be able to provide more...
  37. Stephan Bonnar Injured, off UFC Fight Night 13 Card (Story from Yahoo! Sports)
    UFC light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar will be sidelined for at least six months after tearing ligaments in his left knee during training on Tuesday in Las Vegas. Bonnar said he was working on his...
  38. BET’s “Iron Ring Fighting” Finale Taped Monday in New Orleans
    “Iron Ring Fighting,” an upcoming MMA reality/show competition that debuts next month on Black Entertainment Television (BET), will tape its season finale this coming Monday, Feb. 18, at the New...
  39. Exclusive Interview: Matt Arroyo Talks behind the Scenes on TUF, Amazing Race, New TV Show and Matt Serra
    Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down with UFC star Matt Arroyo and do an in-depth interview. Arroyo made it to the semifinals in The Ultimate Fighter Season 6 but had to withdraw due to a rib...
  40. TIM BOETSCH STEPS UP AGAIN FOR UFC
    Tim Boetsch will again step up for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on short notice, this time taking over for the injured Stephan Bonnar. He will take on Matt Hamill as a part of the April 2 UFC...
  41. Tim Sylvia: Where There's Smoke, There's Fire
    In this week's print edition of The Wrestling Observer, Dave Meltzer reports that negotiations between Tim Sylvia and The UFC are not going so well. He says they are a "full digit apart" on numbers,...
  42. Tarded Reality Show Concept of the Day, Part 2
    You think Fighting Fedor is a bad idea? Ho, baby. From a new press release on Reuters.com: Rodrigo and Crosley Gracie have decided to co-produce a reality television show of mixed martial arts,...
  43. Josh Haynes Replaces Injured Radach
    Due to injury, middleweight Benji Radach has been forced to pull out of a Feb. 29 bout with Leopoldo Serao in Las Vegas, but he will be replaced by Xtreme Couture teammate Josh Haynes. Disappointing...
  44. Gomi to face Ludwig - March 5th - Sengoku
    LINK Sengoku I Date: March 5th, 2008 Place: National Yoyogi Stadium in Tokyo, Japan Fights: Hidehiko Yoshida vs. Josh Barnett Kazuo Misaki vs. Siyar Bahadurzada Makoto Takimoto vs. Evangelista...
  45. CRO COP TO K-1!!!
    Link As reported yesterday, Mirko Cro Cop is going to be in Japan today at a press conference to make an announcement regarding his future. What we didn’t know was what the announcement was going to...
  46. World Victory Road thoughts
    Should be a good fight for Gomi I love watching him fight. The rest of the card is shaping up nicely as well. I may just book this night off work and drink beer and eat pizza.... WHOS WITH ME?!! If...
  47. George Sotiropoulos vs. and Roman Mitichyan Added to UFC Fight Night 13
    "The Ultimate Fighter 6” cast members George Sotiropoulos (8-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Roman Mitichyan (5-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet April 2 at UFC Fight Night 13. The fight was revealed overnight on...
  48. Dana's Response to Cro-Cop's Departure
    I just talked to DW and this is what he had to say: The split was amicable and the terms were decided on in advance. Cro Cops $350k (plus bonuses) contract had a clause in it stating that if he lost...
  49. More on Mirko’s Departure: Emelianenko vs. Cro Cop II Now Possible
    During today’s press conference to announce that Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic has left the UFC to fight for the new DREAM organization, the company’s executives announced that they had struck a deal...
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  50. UFC releases Fight Night 13 main card
    UFC released today the Fight Night 13 main card. Right now its scheduled for 2 hours but many are bombarding Spike TV to air 3 hours. Link
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