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November 25th 2010

Bisping confirms Rivera fight for UFC 127

Michael Bisping has confirmed that he and Jorge Rivera will be fighting at UFC 127, which takes place at the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia on February 27th.“Its gonna be Jorge Rivera, co-main event I am led to believe… I was after a higher-profile opponent, I asked for Nate Marquardt, I was hoping for someone like that,” he said in a video blog...
November 25th 2010

Thiago Alves on GSP & Fitch: "I didn't deserve to win"

Top welterweight Thiago Alves looks to recover from two consecutive losses when he faces off with John Howard at UFC 124. The American Top Team prospect, 0-2 in his last two, assures fans the defeats have made him learn and he promises he will be back to the Octagon to get on the title trail again.“This Pitbull of December 11th will be the best ever. I’ve...
November 24th 2010

Gerald Harris released from UFC contract

In a move that has shocked fans around the world, the UFC has released Gerald Harris from his contract following his loss to Maiquel Falcão at the weekend.Harris was defeated by decision (although he would probably have lost by first round submission had a timekeeping error not ended the round early) and put in a fairly lacklustre performance which drew some...
November 24th 2010

Falcao accuses Harris of false tapping - three times

Maiquel Falcao has accused Gerald Harris of tapping out at three different junctures during their UFC 123 fight.Speaking to Tatame in his native Brazil, the Chute Boxe fighter also said he was not perturbed when the first round finished early because of a timekeeping error. “It didn’t disturbed me because he [Gerald] said many stupid things to me, said...
November 24th 2010

Source: Sam Stout vs. Paul Kelly for UFC 126

Sam Stout may have another British lightweight for his next opponent. Fresh off a split-decision win over Paul Taylor at UFC 121, Stout is being lined up for a fight with Taylor’s team mate Paul Kelly.Verbal agreements are in place according to a source Fighters Only spoke with, with the fight likely to place on the undercard of UFC 126 in Las Vegas.Stout is...
November 24th 2010

Herschel Walker off Strikeforce Dec 4th card

Herschel Walker is out of his December 4th Strikeforce fight after sustaining a deep cut under his left eye that required multiple stitches.The cut was sustained while training on Monday at the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, California and his removal from the card has been officially confirmed by Strikeforce. “I feel terrible about...
November 24th 2010

Parisyan battling demons in UFC 123 locker room

Karo Parisyan says that he wants to put “a bullet in [his] head” when his anxiety problems are at their worst. The judo stylist has been suffering with panic attacks and anxiety issues for several years now, and blames them for a dependence on banned pain medications which had his win over Dong Hyun Kim turned to a no contest.After bailing out of a fight...
November 24th 2010

Dos Santos: "Velasquez is on my mind like a girlfriend"

Junior Dos Santos is taking obsession to a whole new level. The heavyweight contender says that UFC champion Cain Velasquez is more important to him than a girlfriend at the moment."Velasquez is more than a girlfriend, he doesn’t leave my head,” he laughed in an interview with Portal do Vale Tudo in Brazil.“I’m just waiting for...
November 23rd 2010

CSAC exec picks holes in proposed Sonnen defence

Chael Sonnen will not be able to use Testosterone Replacement Therapy as an excuse for failing his UFC 117 drug tests, according to a  California State Athletic Commission executive.Despite recent - and correct - reports that CSAC allows athletes to undergo TRT, the exception is made with two caveats: one, the fighter must give adequate prior notification to...