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Super Cage Combat 1 Weigh Ins
LAS VEGAS – The 16 fighters competing in tonight's first-ever Superior Cage Combat event successfully made weight for the show. Friday's weigh-ins featured lightweight headliners and UFC vets Steve Lopez and Justin Buchholz, who both weighed 155 pounds
Submitted May 21, 2011 9:30AM by sparky - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
CSAC Backtracks, Chael Sonnen Eligible to Reapply for a License after June 29
CSAC Backtracks, Chael Sonnen Eligible to Reapply for a License after June 29
Submitted May 20, 2011 11:29PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz Could Be Announced As Early As Next Week
It appears the first major cross-promotional fight between the UFC and Strikeforce could be coming to a head within the next few days.
Submitted May 20, 2011 11:27PM by FastKnockout - 22 comments
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BAMMA 6 Weigh-in Results
Fans can watch the 3-fight main card live on SyFy in the UK, The Fight Network in Canada and available as an online Pay Per View for the rest of the world at BAMMA.TV. The UFC will also featrone one preliminary bout for free via their Facebook Page between Scott Jansen vs. Craig Chesters. Main card: Middleweight bout: Tom Watson (184.5) vs. Murilo Rua (185) Middleweight bout: Frank Trigg (184.5) vs. John Phillips (186) Middleweight bout: Ivan Salaverry (186) vs. Matt Ewin (184.5) Lightweight bout: Jason Ball (156) vs. Leonardo Santos (156) Welterweight bout: Che Mills (170.5) vs. Marcio Cesar (171) Preliminary card: Lightweight bout: Scott Jansen (156) vs. Craig Chesters (155) Heavyweight bout: Catalin Zmarandescu (236) vs. Sharif Mohammed Ali (241) Lightweight bout: Shane Omer (154) vs. Aaron Wilkinson (156) Welterweight bout: Sam Watling (169) vs. Leigh Cohoon (170) Lightweight bout: Costas Doru (156) vs. Jeremy Petley (155) Welterweight bout: Lee Taylor (170.5) vs. Kenny Moyston (167) Welterweight bout: Jeremy Bailey (170.5) vs. Laurens-Jan Thijssen (170.5) Light heavyweight bout: Ryan White (203.5) vs. Fraser Opie (206) Welterweight bout: Charles Scott (169.5) vs. Murray Fullerton (168)
Submitted May 20, 2011 10:02PM by sparky - 0 comments
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Bellator Fighting Championships 45 Weigh-In Results
Main Card Light Heavyweight Title bout: Richard Hale (204.4) vs. Christian M’Pumbu (199.4) Featherweight bout: Patricio Freire (145.8) vs. Daniel Straus (145) Middleweight bout: Karl Amoussou (185) vs. Sam Alvey (184.6) Preliminary Card Heavyweight bout: Shawn Jordan (255.2) vs. Johnathan Hill (254.8) Welterweight bout: Luis Santos (171) vs. Nicolae Cury (171) Middleweight bout: Tim Ruberg (185.4) vs. Michael Fleniken (185) Catchweight (140 lbs) bout: Joseph Abercrombie (139.8) vs. Ben Parpart (139) Lightweight bout: Renê Nazare ()* vs. Kelvin Hackney ()*
Submitted May 20, 2011 10:00PM by sparky - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
UFC Quick Quote: Kenny Florian's injury was a 'blessing in disguise'
-- UFC featherweight contender Kenny Florian caught up with Head Kick Legend recently to discuss his cut down to the 145-pound division to take on Diego Nunes at the upcoming UFC 131: "Dos Santos vs. Carwin" event on June 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. According to "KenFlo," the injury that forced him out of a planned bout against Evan Dunham back in Jan. was a blessing in disguise in that it allowed him to both work on building strength while also preparing to cut the extra 10 pounds of weight.
Submitted May 20, 2011 9:57PM by sparky - 0 comments
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Anthony Johnson, Former Manager Ken Pavia Air Dirty Laundry in Twitter Exchange
UFC welterweight fighter Anthony Johnson took to Twitter last night to praise his new manager, Glenn Robinson of Authentic Sports Management, and take a few parting shots at his former manager Ken Pavia. The exchange involved a disagreement regarding an amount of money Johnson was supposed to receive from Pavia. Pavia stated that Johnson still owes the commission on the purse money, so Pavia deducted a sponsor check to make up for the amount lost.
Submitted May 20, 2011 6:44PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Nevada Commission Approves Monitors for Judges at UFC Events
he Nevada State Athletic Commission approved the UFC's request for television monitors for cageside judges by a vote of 5-0. The decision allows monitors for all future UFC events in the state of Nevada. ESPN's Brett Okamoto tweeted a picture of the monitor to be used (on right). The monitors will receive no audio feed, and the video feed will black out between rounds. Judges will not be required to use the monitors, which will be attached to a movable arm next to each judge's seat.
Submitted May 20, 2011 6:39PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Rua Vs Kong - Make weight
Ninja Rua that is "British Association of Mixed Martial Arts middleweight champion Tom Watson checked in at 184.5 pounds for his scheduled title defense against Pride Fighting Championships veteran Murilo Rua (185) in the BAMMA 6 main event on Saturday at Wembley Arena in London. The two headliners hit the scales and met their mandated weight requirements without incident at Friday’s official weigh-in." Full Card weigh in results: BAMMA Middleweight Championship Tom Watson (184.5) vs. Murilo Rua (185) John Phillips (186) vs. Frank Trigg (184.5) Matt Ewin (184.5) vs. Ivan Salaverry (186) Jeremy Bailey (172) vs. Laurens-Jan Thijssen (170.5) Valentino Petrescu (184) vs. Joao Souza (186) Jason Ball (156) vs. Leonardo Santos (156) Che Mills (170.5) vs. Marcio Cesar (171) Neil Wain (260) vs. Marcin Bartkiewicz (246) Shane Omer (154) vs. Aaron Wilkinson (156) Costas Doru (156) vs. Jeremy Petley (155) Lee Taylor (170.5) vs. Kenny Moyston (167) Ryan White (203) vs. Fraser Opie (206) Murrey Fullerton (168) vs. Charles Scott (169.5) Scott Jensen (156) vs. Craig Chesters (155) Sam Watling (169) vs. Leigh Cohoon (170) Catalin Zmarandescu (236) vs. Sharif Mohamed Ali (243) -------------------------------------------------------------- Got my tickets ready! Can't wait
Submitted May 20, 2011 6:11PM by jjeans - 0 comments
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'Hammer' time: Rampage Jackson is going to be out-wrestled at UFC 130 and taken down
And according to Duff Holmes, trainer for Matt Hamill, "there's just no way around that." "The Hammer" (10-2) will try to establish his place among the light heavyweight elite when he battles former division champion Quinton Jackson in the main event of UFC 130: "Rampage vs. Hamill" on May 28 in Las Vegas.
Submitted May 20, 2011 11:34AM by sparky - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Quick Quote: Frank Mir poses the biggest threat to Cain Velasquez
Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir believes he can give division kingpin Cain Velasquez "the best fight right now" as he heads into UFC 130 on May 28 to try and prove he still belongs in the upper echelon of Zuffa heavyweights.
Submitted May 20, 2011 11:20AM by sparky - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ivan Menjivar-Nick Pace set for UFC’s return to Philly
The UFC has announced a bantamweight fight between Ivan Menjivar and Nick Pace for UFC 133. The card takes place Aug. 6 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
Submitted May 20, 2011 11:17AM by sparky - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Quinton Rampage Jackson UFC 130 Video Blog, A Tale Of Two Fighters
UFC 130: Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Rampage Jackson talks about managing two men, Rampage and Quinton.
Submitted May 20, 2011 1:44AM by sparky - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chuck Liddell Is The “Iceman” From The Top Gun Film
UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell literally took up the role of Val Kilmer’s character “Iceman” from the Top Gun movie Thursday, as the former champ took to the air in the backseat of an F-16 fighter jet. “The Iceman” took to the air with the USAF’s air demonstration squadron, the Thunderbirds, who fly out of Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.
Submitted May 19, 2011 11:16PM by sparky - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping have a twitter feud
God bless social media! Without it, fans like us would never know about public squabbles, such as the latest one between Strikeforce middleweight Tim Kennedy and UFC middleweight Michael Bisping!
Submitted May 19, 2011 11:11PM by sparky - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Ford Stops Parisyan on Third-Round Cut
Canadian welterweight Ryan Ford stopped UFC veteran Karo Parisyan on a third-round cut in the MMA Live 1 headliner on Thursday at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario, Canada. A knee strike resulted in the damage, which forced the doctor to intervene 1:26 into round three.
Submitted May 19, 2011 11:03PM by sparky - 9 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Bellator CEO Claims Promotion Has Been Looking to Insure Fighters
The UFC blew some minds when they announced that they were implementing accident insurance for their fighters. Hell, some people even suggested that this would impact talent acquisition going forward. The UFC's move put some pressure on other promotions to step up their game. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney says that they've been looking into getting accident insurance for quite some time. Via MMA Fighting:
Submitted May 19, 2011 10:59PM by sparky - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
Miguel Torres Focuses on Wrestling For UFC 130 Matchup
miguel torres focuses on wrestling for ufc 130 matchup
Firas Zahabi is an honest man. When he gets asked about his fighters, he pulls no punches with his assessments. And he has a lot to say in regards to Miguel Torres, who has been training with him for about a year now. MMAFighting showed up to speak to both of them.
Submitted May 19, 2011 10:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Hector Lombard: I'll Go Up to 205 to Rematch Gegard Mousasi
Anyone who watches Bellator knows that their middleweight champion Hector Lombard is a bad, bad man. He's 7-0 in Bellator with 6 finishes, 4 by clean knockout. One took a grand total of six seconds. Another took 36. His most recent highlight reel win was five days ago when he put Falaniko Vitale out cold early in the third round of their matchup. Lombard spoke with Dave Herbert at Buddhasport yesterday, and it seems like he wants to fight everyone.
Submitted May 19, 2011 10:22PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Palaszewski out of his UFC 130 bout
Bart Palaszewski is out of his UFC 130 bout with Gleison Tibau due to injury, said Dana White today. Coming off a four-fight win streak, Rafaello “Tractor” Oliveira has verbally agreed to make his UFC return and face Tibau in a lightweight battle of Brazilian-born BJJ black belts.
Submitted May 19, 2011 10:03PM by emfleek - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
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