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January 5th 2011

Lesnar announces autobiography release in 2012

Brock Lesnar has announce plans to release an autobiography in 2012.In a video blog posting on the LesnarMMA Youtube channel, the former UFC heavyweight champion gave some details of the contents. “[Its] coming out next year; its about my life story, my fight to the top through WWE and the UFC despite all the doubters and despite fighting through injuries and...
January 4th 2011

Confirmed: Fedor in Strikeforce tournament, faces Bigfoot first

M-1 has officially confirmed that Fedor Emeilianenko will be participating in the Strikeforce heavyweight tournament.His opponent will be Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and their fight will take place on February 12th at the IZOD Center in New Jersey."After the fight with Werdum, I trained hard, I cannot wait until I again find myself in a cage. Strikeforce...
January 4th 2011

Benavidez vs Loveland at UFC 128

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced a fight between Joseph Benavidez and Ian Loveland for UFC 128. It will take place on the undercard of the event - named ‘Shogun vs. Evans’ - which takes place March 19 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.Benavidez will be making his UFC debut after shipping over from the WEC following the merger late last...
January 4th 2011

Shogun vs Evans official for March 19

UFC 128: Shogun vs. Evans is now official. The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed a return to the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, March 19 with a long-awaited title fight between UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and former champion “Suga” Rashad Evans.  “This is the light heavyweight...
January 4th 2011

Report: Sonnen 'suspended' from UFC contract pending sentencing

Chael Sonnen has reportedly had his UFC contract ‘frozen’ while he deals with issues outside the cage.According to gossip website TMZ, in a story that has since been taken down from the site, UFC top brass feel Sonnen needs time to address his legal issues arising from a 2006 real estate transaction."Chael Sonnen has gone through a lot in the last...
January 4th 2011

Cerrone in for injured Stout against Kelly

Donald Cerrone has stepped in to replace an injured Sam Stout against British lightweight Paul Kelly at UFC 129.The replacement was confirmed to Fighters Only by sources close to the bout following an initial report from MMA Weekly.It will be Cerrone’s UFC debut following the absorption of the WEC into its larger sister promotion. Cerrone spent three years with...
January 4th 2011

UFC 125 medical suspensions

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released a list of medical suspensions for UFC 125, which took place on New Year’s Day in Las Vegas.Headliners Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard both made the list, as did co-main fighter Brandon Vera who suffered a badly broken nose.The suspensions are as follows:Frankie Edgar - Suspended until July 1 with nasal fracture....
January 4th 2011

Soszynski having three surgeries, open to Bonnar rubber match

Krzystof Soszynski has a less than perfect start to 2011 ahead of him - three surgeries, one after the other. When they are done with and he is recovered, he says he is open to a third fight with Stephan Bonnar if the UFC wants to make it.The Polish-Canadian light-heavyweight has torn the medial and lateral meniscus in both knees but says he is “fortunate to...