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January 10th 2011

Pat Barry thinks Overeem is "unstoppable" at present

Pat Barry doesn’t fancy his chances against Alistair Overeem. Or anybody else’s either.“The dude is a monster. That’s what I think. Not only is he humongous, he’s extremely experienced. That’s what makes him the most dangerous. Not just the size, but he has so much experience in MMA and in kickboxing,” he said in an...
January 9th 2011

Overeem title is on the line in Strikeforce GP

Alistair Overeem’s Strikeforce heavyweight title will be on the line in each fight he takes part in during the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, it has been confirmed.That means his fights, starting with Fabricio Werdum, will be five-round affairs and Strikeforce is thus looking to make ALL the grand prix fights five-rounders in order to keep things...
January 9th 2011

Werdum expects evolution from Alistair Overeem

Fabricio Werdum returns to activity on February 12th versus fearsome striker Alistair Overeem in the first round of Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix.“Vai Cavalo” has been training at Huntington Beach with Rafael Cordeiro but it is not fully recovered yet from the arm injury that prevented him from fighting since the famous submission victory over Fedor...
January 9th 2011

Dos Santos saddened by no interim title shot, looks to future

Junior dos Santos was already training for a UFC heavyweight title shot before Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar faced each other. He was saddened when he found that his turn to dispute the belt was postponed and then stated that the most fair solution would be a match for the interim belt.“I was calm when I read a report explaining how it [Cain...
January 8th 2011

Pettis will not wait around for UFC title shot

Anthony Pettis was supposed to get a shot at the winner of the fight between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 125 - but the fight ended in a draw.Afterwards UFC president Dana White said that an immediate rematch is likely, meaning Pettis sees his title shot being put temporarily on ice.Rather than wait it out - as Rashad Evans has for Mauricio...
January 8th 2011

Mike Brown in for Korean Zombie at UFC Fights for Troops 2

Former WEC champion Mike Brown has agreed to step in for injured ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung and face Rani Yahya at UFC Fights For The Troops 2. The fight will take place on January 22nd. Brown fought on last week’s UFC 125 card where he lost a split decision to Diego Nunes. His inclusion in the Yahya fight was first reported by MMA Junkie. Brown...
January 8th 2011

Rampage vs Thiago Silva at UFC 130

Bad news for James Toney - Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is to meet with Thiago Silva in his next outing, which will take place at UFC 130.The fight, which will take plae on the main card of the event and will air on pay-per-view, was first reported by MMA Junkie and has subsequently been confirmed by Fighters Only.Bout agreements are expected to be completed...
January 7th 2011

Nelson vs Mir, Edgar vs Maynard rematch at UFC 130

Roy Nelson isn’t back in the UFC - he never went away.As news emerged today that he is matched with former champion Frank Mir for a Memorial Day weekend event (UFC 130), Nelson took to Twitter to remind people that he was never actually out of the UFC, he just had some contract issues.Having reached a resolution on those issues, Nelson is now once again able to...
January 7th 2011

Superman Speaks: An Exclusive Interview with Dennis Hallman

Dallas Winston. the Fighters Only man from Michigan, catches up with the long-time top-level fighter Dennis Hallman who among many achievements has a pair of lightning quick wins over Matt Hughes to his name. FO:  It's unique to find a veteran of the sport since 1996 with too many fights to keep track of  quietly racking up wins against solid opponents...
January 7th 2011

Maynard feels Edgar fight should have been stopped in first

Gray Maynard isn’t one to complain, but he has admitted that he feels his UFC 125 lightweight title fight with Frankie Edgar should have been stopped after he felled Edgar with what was an almost-knockout punch."When I caught him with that punch it was one of those feelings. Sometimes you land a hard shot just right and it feels like it just goes through...