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Brazilian IFL
Murilo Bustamante, Wanderlei Silva, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Pedro Rizzo are four of the greatest fighters to come from Brazil, and they will participate as the coaches of four respective Brazillian teams. The teams are: HURRICANE (Wanderlei Silva) 155 lb - Jean Silva 170 lb - Flávio Álvaro 185 lb - Rafael Sapo 205 lb - Rafael Monteiro 265 lb - André Mussi WILD FIRE (Murilo Bustamante) 155 lb - Luciano Azevedo 170 lb - Gerson Conceição 185 lb - Silmar Rodrigo 205 lb - Alexandre Cacareco 265 lb - Joaquim Mamute TSUNAMI (Pedro Rizzo) 155 lb - Leonardo Santos 170 lb - André Chatuba 185 lb - Mauricio Alonso 205 lb - Jair Sorriso 265 lb - Walter Broca AVALANCHE (Antonio Rogério Nogueira) 155 lb - Rafael Mantega 170 lb - Sergio Moraes 185 lb - Julio Cesar Field Almeida 205 lb - Erick Wanderlei 265 lb - Fábio Maldonado And the Card will be: August 11: Wild Fire (Bustamante) vs. Hurricane (Silva) 155 lb: Luciano Azevedo vs. Jean Silva 170 lb: Gerson Conceição vs. Flavio Alvaro 185 lb: Silmar Rodrigo vs. Rafael Sapo 205 lb: Alexandre Cacareco vs. Rafael Monteiro 265 lb: Joaquim Mamute vs. André Mussi September 29: Tsunami (Rizzo) vs. Avalanche (Nogueira) 155 lb: Leonardo Santos vs. Rafael Manteiga 170 lb: André Chatuba vs. Sérgio Moraes 185 lb: Mauricio Alonso vs. Julio Cesar Field 205 lb: Jair Sorriso vs. Erick Wanderlei 265 lb: Walter Broca vs. Fabio Maldonado
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 10:11PM by richieb19 - 5 comments
Evans vs Ortiz 2 @ UFC 77
Forty-eight hours after Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz’s dramatic — and somewhat disappointing — draw at Saturday’s UFC 73 event, UFCjunkie.com has learned that their rematch will take Oct. 20 at the UFC 77 event that’s set for Cincinnati, Ohio. guess we'll see what happens
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 9:42PM by DevonFoxy - 17 comments
Fedor to make debut soon
The champ is coming Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko has been rumored to be entering the UFC for a quite a few months now. White confirmed that Emelianenko's debut is imminent. "We are planning to have Fedor fighting in the UFC at the end of 2007 or early 2008," White said You have to scroll down alittle bit to see this part.
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 7:51PM by fedorwins1 - 17 comments
Ortiz vs Evans Rematch
Neither Tito Ortiz or Rashad Evans will face another opponent before they have a rematch later this year. The rematch is expected to happen this fall with The Star-Ledger in New Jersey speculating that it may happen at the UFC tentatively scheduled for November at Newark’s Prudential Center. While the rematch would surely be a welcome and solid addition to a PPV card there is speculation that the fight may headline a free Spike TV event. Since the original fight happened just days ago the details on the rematch will likely not be available for sometime although November or December appear to be the months the UFC is targeting for the rematch. What will happen when they fight again and who will win this time.
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 4:55PM by komodo20 - 15 comments
By Mike Doyle and Mike Russell (gfn@thefightnetwork.com) Welcome to The Great Fight North, The Fight Network’s weekly Canadian mixed martial arts news column featured here every Monday morning. This week, we have a recap of our lone Canadian representative’s UFC debut, as well as the latest UFC Canada news and the latest fight card announcements. Let’s jump in and see what’s happening around the country: Read the rest @-->
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 3:28PM by Canadian_MM_EH - 3 comments
Monday, July 09, 2007 - by Ken Pishna MMAWeekly has obtained the fighter salary information for the UFC 73: Stacked, which took place on Saturday, July 7 in Sacramento, Calif. The following figures are based on the fighter salary information that the Ultimate Fighting Championship is required by law to submit to the state athletic commissions. All figures provided by the California State Athletic Commission. Although MMA fighters do not have collective bargaining or a union, the fighters' salaries are still public record, just as with every other major sport in the United States. Any undisclosed bonuses that the UFC also pays its fighters, but does not disclose to the athletic commissions, are not included in the figures below. Read the rest @->
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 2:35PM by Canadian_MM_EH - 16 comments
Dana White: Chuck Liddell Likely to Return in September
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell (20-4 MMA, 14-3 UFC), who suffered a first-round technical knockout to Quinton Jackson at UFC 71, will “probably” make his return to the Octagon in September, according to UFC president Dana White.
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 10:10AM by aznteabagger - 5 comments
Josh Barnett Officially a Free Agent
Since Zuffa’s official purchase of Pride, many fighters have started popping up from the former Japanese powerhouse organization in new homes. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is in the UFC along with former Grand Prix winner Mauricio “Shogun” Rua who is expected to make his debut shortly. Paulo Filho will soon take his shot in the WEC and now one of the most sought after heavyweights in the world, Josh Barnett, is officially a free agent according to his blog on MySpace.
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 10:03AM by aznteabagger - 4 comments
UFCjunkie.com Exclusive: Diego Sanchez vs. Jon Fitch at UFC 76
According to a , Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez is rumored to take on Jon Fitch at UFC 76 in Anaheim California on September 22. Sanchez is coming off his first ever MMA loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 69. With this win Sanchez can re-establish himself again as a top contender in the welterweight division. Jon Fitch brings his thirteen fight winning streak and undefeated UFC record to take on Sanchez. Both fighters are in need of this big win to put themselves into title contention. Source
Submitted Jul 9, 2007 5:33AM by buckndro - 10 comments
Noh Canada ......until 2008
http://www.tsn.ca/tsn/news_story/?ID=213092&hubname= copy and paste i guess....sorry
Submitted Jul 8, 2007 6:36PM by nastshabast - 30 comments
UFC Heading to Cincinnati on Oct. 20
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva against the former champ Rich Franklin would get his shot at redemption and it’ll come in his hometown of Cincinnati where he was the last time they both fight and rich got knockout. Who do you think will win this fight.
Submitted Jul 8, 2007 2:09PM by komodo20 - 25 comments
Sean Sherk Vs. BJ Penn for the title in November
Source: Beatdown Aperantly Sherk has officially stated that he will face Penn for the Lightweight championship in November.
Submitted Jul 8, 2007 2:48AM by richieb19 - 45 comments
Silva, Sherk Successfully Defend Titles at UFC 73; Ortiz foul costs him win
SACRAMENTO, July 7 – It was supposed to be one of Anderson Silva’s toughest tests,but instead, his win over respected challenger Nate Marquardt at the Arco Arena tonight proved to be one of his greatest victories, as he defended his UFC middleweight crown for the first time with a decisive first round TKO in the UFC 73 main event.Read the Rest @->
Submitted Jul 8, 2007 1:39AM by Canadian_MM_EH - 29 comments
New Trevor Prangley interview!
Over at Bloodyknux.com on Yuki kondo- "He’s fought the best, but he’s never beat the best. In my opinion I’m one of the best at 185 pounds, and he’s going to lose to me too." http://www.bloodyknux.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27956 trevor talks about Baroni's loss against Frank sahrock, and his injuries, his upcoming match with Yuki Kondo, and the top end of the 185lb division.
Submitted Jul 7, 2007 5:49PM by DCBooks - 0 comments
By Aaron Crecy (aaron@thefightnetwork.com) UFC 73: Stacked Saturday, July 7, 2007 Live PPV: 7:00 PM PST/10:00 PM EST Arco Arena Sacramento, CA On the heels of a desultory June pay-per-view event from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Zuffa LLC is making a spirited effort to right the ship. UFC 73 "Stacked" features a star-studded main card and title fights in both the lightweight and middleweight divisions. In the main event, muay Thai savant Anderson Silva defends his 185-pound belt versus Nate Marquardt, a seasoned veteran with solid stand-up skills and an excellent ground game. In the 155-pound class, incumbent Sean Sherk puts his title on the line against Hermes Franca. Read the rest @->
Submitted Jul 7, 2007 3:15PM by Canadian_MM_EH - 8 comments
UFC WAITING ON THE CANADIENS “We want to come to Montreal, Canada in October/November 2007!” stated a delighted Marc Ratner of the UFC. “I’ve been talking with the Bell Centre and they want us there, but the Montreal Canadiens hockey team always comes first!” he explained in a jovial voice. “We’d love to have Georges St-Pierre on the card of course, but we’ll have to wait and see what happens on Aug. 25 in his fight against Josh Koscheck at UFC 74.” “Once the NHL releases their 2007/08 hockey schedule, we’ll be able to sure up a date. I realize TKO 30 is happening in the Bell Centre on Sept. 28, so we’ll try not to go too close to that,” elaborated Ratner. The NHL schedule is due to be released on July 11, 2007 so hopefully Canadian MMA fans won’t have to wait much longer to hear official confirmation of the UFC’s first show north of the border! Read the rest @ ->
Submitted Jul 7, 2007 3:09PM by Canadian_MM_EH - 5 comments
Aurelio-Guida Set for August UFC
Former PRIDE FC lightweight Marcus Aurelio is set to take on Clay Guida August 25 at UFC 74 in Las Vegas, Sherdog.com has learned.
Submitted Jul 7, 2007 11:18AM by Playground_Samurai - 2 comments
For Greg Jackson, It's Business as Usual
At UFC 73 tonight, world-renowned trainer Greg Jackson will have his hands full with three of his fighters in high profile fights. Included in his stable of fighters competing at UFC 73 are Nathan Marquardt, Rashad Evans, and Mark Bocek. Each fight is very important and represents significant steps in each fighter’s career.
Submitted Jul 7, 2007 9:56AM by aznteabagger - 2 comments
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira ready for UFC debut
Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira has some of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission skills in mixed martial arts. He can stand and bang with the best of them and possesses one of the best chins in the sport.
Submitted Jul 7, 2007 9:53AM by aznteabagger - 4 comments
Report: Anthony Johnson vs. Jess Liaudin at UFC 75
Anthony Johnson (4-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC), fresh off a stunning 13-second knockout of Chad Reiner at UFC Fight Night 10 last month, is rumored to be fighting Frenchman Jess Liaudin (11-8 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 75, according to MMAWeekly.com.
Submitted Jul 7, 2007 9:52AM by aznteabagger - 0 comments
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