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January 10th 2011

Brad Pickett talks UFC, next opponent, England

Brad Pickett had a talk with Fighters Only USA recently in which he discussed the move from the WEC to the UFC, opponents he would like to face and his hopes of getting a spot on a UK card.FO: So being British, presumably you would like to get a spot on one of the arena cards over there?I’d love to fight [for the UFC] in England. I have a lot of friends, family...
January 10th 2011

Shields expounds benefits of vegetarian diet

Jake Shields bucks the trend for most mixed martial artists by eschewing a meat-heavy diet for a vegetarian one. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion explained to TheGarv.com that he gets all his protein needs from a diet that contains no meat whatsoever.“I was raised a vegetarian, so I’ve never really eaten meat. I tried it, but I didn’t...
January 10th 2011

Gamburyan returns to UFC in March

Manny Gamburyan expects to return to action in March.“My next fight will be probably in March, hopefully in March, I don’t know the date, yet. I kind of know who I’m fighting, but I can’t talk about it, because we both haven’t signed a contract, yet. It’s going to be in March,” he told TheGarv.That would place him on one of...
January 10th 2011

Willamy Freire finally making UFC debut, wants top ten spot ASAP

Fighters Only Brazil spoke exclusively with UFC lightweight newcomer "Chiquerim", who explained controversy created in the past year with countryfellow Thiago Tavares and revealed the with to becoming one of the ten best ranked fighters until 170 lbs. Check it out the complete interview:Fully recovered from the knee injury that prevented him debuting in the...
January 10th 2011

Hallman vs Waldberger at Fight Night 24

Dennis Hallman is to meet with TJ Waldburger in a welterweight match at UFC Fight Night 24.There are verbal agreements in place for the fight and bout agreements are expected to be finalised shortly. News of the fight first emerged via MMA Junkie.Hallman is a veteran of the sport with a 42-13-2 record which includes two lightning-fast wins over former welterweight...
January 10th 2011

Riggs heads to Bellator FC for middleweight tournament

Joe Riggs has become the latest name addition to the Bellator FC line-up.The MMA veteran, who has competed for the UFC and Strikeforce among others, has signed a multi-fight deal with the relative newcomer promotion,"Bellator has a lot of well-rounded, talented guys in their middleweight division – guys like Bryan Baker, Eric Schambari and, of course, the...
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...