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January 18th 2011

Chute Boxe vs Krazy Horse continues into 2011

Old feuds never die, they just fade away.And then come back again.This week saw the return of a particular old favourite: Krazy Horse vs. Chute Boxe. The feud started when they were all backstage at a PRIDE FC event. Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennet was sitting watching a TV broadcast when he got into some verbals with Cristiano Marcello, MMA fighter and head...
January 18th 2011

Velasquez back in the gym 3 days after surgery

Cain Velasquez just had surgery on his shoulder - but there’s nothing wrong with his legs, so off he went to get some leg presses in on Monday."Back at Joe Grasso's lifting legs. Best place to train," he posted on Twitter, just three days after having surgery on a badly torn left rotator cuff.The injury and subsequent surgery will keep him out of...
January 18th 2011

Pat Barry got a wake-up call at Lesnar training camp

Pat Barry realised something when he formed part of Brock Lesnar’s training camp for the UFC 12 fight with Cain Velasquez - he needs to be wrestling with people his own size and weight."The very first day that I was in Brock's camp and I got grabbed by a big guy, that's when I realized it's not that I suck at wrestling, and it's not that I suck at jiu...
January 17th 2011

King Mo slams 'fanboy' mentality

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Muhammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal has blasted ‘fair-weather’ MMA fans what he sees as a bias towards the UFC and a corresponding lack of respect for or interest in fighters outside that organisation."Mousasi was like my sixth or seventh fight. In the fight I tried trading with him but he was covering...
January 17th 2011

Schaub on CroCop: "There will be no hugging, no high-fives"

Brendan Schaub says Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic is one of his long-time heroes - but promises there will be no high-fiving and hugging during their fight at UFC 128.The Team Grudge heavyweight, who trains alongside title challenger Shane Carwin, told Fighters Only roving reporter Conner Cordova that it will be strictly business when he and the Croatian...
January 17th 2011

Nogueira talks Dos Santos, TUF 13, Lesnar, Strikeforce GP

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is in Brazil recovering from the hip surgery that has put him on hiatus from the Octagon. The heavyweight veteran will be ready to train as normal later in March, according to himself, when he starts to prepare for an August return that will likely take place at ‘UFC Rio’.Nogueira spoke with PVT about the importance of The...
January 17th 2011

Strikeforce GP may go on tour; Canada and Japan possible

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker says the promotion may take its show on the road as part of the upcoming heavyweight Grand Prix tournament.He told MMA Junkie Radio that both Ontario, Canada, and Tokyo, Japan are in the running to host one of the GP events at some point this year."This is a world grand-prix tournament, which means we might not just be in the United...
January 17th 2011

Vitor Belfort talks Andersoin, training and 'being Vitor'

UFC 126 matches middleweight champion Anderson Silva against Vitor Belfort on February 5th 2011.Belfort granted an video interview to UFC Brazil in which he spoke about the fight versus Anderson, moving to Las Vegas, the importance of the fighter as a professional and fighting at ‘UFC Rio’. Check what he said below:On whether it makes any difference to...
January 17th 2011

Luiz Cane knows he is out of UFC if he loses to Vemola

Luiz ‘Banha’ Cane is promising the performance of his career at UFC 128 against Karlos Vemola - because if he loses the fight, he loses his UFC contract. Cane is coming off back to back defeats and knows that a third consecutive loss would undoubtedly be the end of his current UFC tenure. “The fact that I am coming from two defeats motivates me even...

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