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November 10th 2010

Wanderlei: "Six more years"

Former PRIDE FC champion Wanderlei Silva sees himself fighting for six more years before hanging up his gloves and retiring.In a series of messages posted to his Twitter account @wandfc, the Brazilian legend confessed that the thought of retirement actually makes him want to cry.“I love my job, fight is my life; 34 now,” he wrote. “A lot [of the]...
November 9th 2010

Strikeforce confirms Herschel Walker's opponent for December 4th

Strikeforce has confirmed that former NFL player Herschel Walker (1-0) will face Scott Carson (4-1) in a heavyweight match on Saturday, December 4th in St. Louis, Missouri.Walker, the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner and a 1999 College Hall of Fame inductee, holds a fifth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has also trained in Muay Thai and Kenpo. He has been honing his...
November 9th 2010

Rozalski switches from K-1 to KSW: "Monkey wants peanuts"

Two time WKA and ISKA kickboxing world champion Marcin Rozalski will make his MMA debut at KSW 15 on March 19th in Warsaw.Rozalski is one of the most successful Polish heavyweight kickboxers and made his K-1 debut in May last year, winning by third round knockout. He has fought many big names in Muay Thai matches, including current UFC heavyweight Cheick...
November 9th 2010

Roberts vs Soto set for UFC 125

Daniel Roberts and Greg Soto are set to meet in a welterweight battle at UFC 125 on January 1st, it was revealed last night.News of the fight comes from Roberts’ Twitter account. “I fight Greg Soto Jan 1st  @ UFC 125 @ MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada,” he wrote, unambiguously.Soto has a professional record of 8-1 and is 1-1 in the UFC...
November 9th 2010

Roy Nelson "confused" by Rashad Evans' recent comments

Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson says he is “confused” by recent comments former light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans has made in interviews.Evans told ESPN last week that he is not really interested in fighting anyone except Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua no matter how long he has to wait, and also said if he doesn’t get the fight he will...
November 9th 2010

Lauzon to approach commission regarding Sotiropoulos legwear

Joe Lauzon says his team will be having a word with the Michigan State Athletic Commission regarding the various items George Sotiropoulos wears in the Octagon. Sotiropoulos , who faces Lauzon at UFC 123, has drawn comparison to Shinya Aoki both for his black belt BJJ skills and his leg garments."I don't really understand how he gets away with them. We're...
November 9th 2010

Dana and Rogan host UFC 122 Q&A

UFC president Dana White and long-time UFC commentator Joe Rogan are to host a special Q & A session for fight fans at the UFC Fight Club Q&A session taking place on Friday.The session, which is exclusive to members of the UFC’s fan club, takes place immediately before the weigh-ins. After the Q & A session concludes the doors will be opened for...
November 9th 2010

Belfort responds to Wanderlei: "He's just a spectator"

Recently, Wanderlei Silva created some polemic by giving his prediction about the middleweight confrontation between reigning champion Anderson Silva and number one contender Vitor Belfort.Wanderlei didn’t hide his preference for his former Chute Boxe teammate and stated that Anderson will blast ‘The Phenom’. He also said that Belfort “looked...
November 8th 2010

Belcher wants Okami rematch to avenge 2006 loss

Alan Belcher is hoping that Yushin Okami gets the win over Nate Marquardt in their middleweight contender clash on Saturday night at UFC 122 in Germany.The pair headline the card and Belcher, who was climbing towards a title shot before being sidelined with a detached retina, is hoping for Okami to win - even though he actually thinks Marquardt will.“My pick is...