Couture’s Quest for History: Breaking Down the Matchup
It is undeniable that for years to come, Randy Couture, win or lose, will remain the bellwether and benchmark against which every champion measures his career. But the all-time great hasn’t quite quenched his competitive thirst just yet.
Henderson ends Silva's title reign
In a night filled with upsets, Dan Henderson's surprising victory over Wanderlei Silva on Saturday night in the main event of "PRIDE 33: The Second Coming" at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas was also a history-making outcome.
Ryan Bennet Memorial Fund
Everything that I have read about Ryan says he was a class act who was loved by everybody who has met him. He loved the sport and did whatever he could to make it hit the bigtime.
Pride 33: Breaking Down the Second Coming
On February 24, Pride Fighting Championships returns to the U.S. with another ambitious show appropriately titled “The Second Coming.” Last October, the Japanese organization made its long awaited American debut..............
Pride Weigh Ins
There were a few fireworks, though, as Frank Trigg and Kazuo Misaki went face-to-face in their fight pose for the crow. Typical, except that the two wouldn’t separate even with Pride USA Producer Jerry Millen trying to intervene.
Taking extreme measures
The world of ultimate fighting operates on two planes: lucrative, sanctioned matches and unregulated amateur matches
Chuck Liddell is insane
The Iceman” has dominated the UFC 205-pound division for nearly three years. He’s also nearing the end of his career. And if he plans on going out with a bang, consider it an all-out nuclear detonation.
Ex-star wanted in $105M theft
Lee Murray, a former mixed martial arts fighter who's fought in events around the world including once in the UFC, and is now wanted in the UK for the largest cash robbery in the nation's history, was recently sentenced to eight months in a Moroccan jail for unrelated crimes.
Werdum to UFC
UFC signs Werdum away from Pride
Feb. 23, 2007
By Sam Caplan
Special to CBS SportsLine.com
UFC president Dana White said Friday that Fabricio Werdum is the latest fighter to defect from the Pride Fighting Championships.
White, who is in the United Kingdom in order to promote UFC 70 at the MEN Arena in Manchester on April 21, said at the press conference that Werdum’s first fight under the UFC banner will take place against former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski.
Werdum, a native of Brazil, has a lifetime mixed martial arts record of 9-2-1. He is a black belt in jiu-jitsu and trains current UFC heavyweight Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic.
White also announced that Filipovic will headline the card against Gabriel Gonzaga with UK native Michael Bisping vs. Elvis Sinosic and Forrest Griffin vs. Ryoto Machida also scheduled.
The winner of the Filipovic vs. Gonzaga bout will receive a shot at the UFC heavyweight title, according to White.
Linland Looking To Build Championship
Matt ‘The Law’ Lindland’s Portland Wolfpack is coming off of a great 2006 season and is looking to make 2007 another successful year with a victory over Carlos Newton’s Toronto Dragons tonight in Duluth, Ga.