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December 9th 2010

UK: Pearson and Osipczak meet n greet, Nottingham

Two of the UK’s biggest MMA stars will be descending on Nottingham’s premier MMA superstore, Fearless Fight Wear, which is located on Thurland Street in the city centre, on Friday December 17th.   The Ultimate Fighter Team UK members Ross Pearson and Nick Oscipzak with be meetings fans as well as signing in store merchandise from...
December 9th 2010

UFC 124 predicted to be record-breaker

UFC 124 is about to break records, according to Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White.Speaking at a pre-event press conference today, White confidently predicted that attendance and gate records will be broken come Saturday night.Canada has long been a UFC hotbed and Montreal has previously set records for attendance, but this weekend’s event is...
December 9th 2010

Mask death driver convicted of manslaughter

The driver who caused the crash that killed TapouT founder Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis faces up to twenty years in prison.Jeffrey David Kirby was found guilty today by a California court of committing gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, causing bodily harm to another while driving under the influence plus an enhancement of sentence for causing injury...
December 8th 2010

UFC 124 countdown - part two - Struve vs. McCorkle

by Simon PlattIt’s hard not to like Stefan Struve (20-4). One of the sports ‘nice guys,’ and part of the new generation of emerging MMA stars, the 22 year-olds fighting philosophy is a refreshing one in an era where some, rightly or wrongly, are criticised for putting the win factor before the entertainment factor.Struve, however, like a modern day...
December 8th 2010

See Aldo crowned Fighter of the Year on Versus tomorrow

Roughly one week removed from receiving his new UFC featherweight title from UFC President Dana White, Brazilian sensation Jose Aldo felt like the holidays came early this year. Little did the 24-year-old know that UFC gold wouldn’t be the only honor he’d receive to close out 2010.Aldo was named Fighter of the Year at the 2010 Fighters Only World MMA...
December 8th 2010

TUF 12 official attendance and gate figures

The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale drew 1,903 attendees for a live gate of $380,025.The official figures were released today by Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer.While the live gate figure has not changed from the number given out at the post-fight press conference, the final attendance has been revised from 1,622 to 1,903.Of that, 1,176...
December 8th 2010

Q & A with Mike Swick

UFC welterweight contender Mike Swick was in Brazil this past month sharpening his skills at Nova Uniao headquarter in Rio de Janeiro with high-calibre fighters such as Jose Aldo, Thales Leites, Ronys Torres and Marlon Sandro. Swick took some time off for an exclusive chat with Fighters Only Brazil staff Eduardo Cruz, that you can follow below, in which he speaks a...
December 7th 2010

UFC announces event in Toronto on April 30th 2011

The UFC today officially announced it will be holding a show in the Canadian province of Ontario on Saturday April 30th.It will be the first time the promotion has staged an event there, as MMA was illegal in the province until recently.The show will take place at the Rogers Centre in Toronto and will be supported by a two-day UFC Fan Expo commencing on the Friday...