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January 26th 2011

Kelly warns Cerrone: "You will respect me"

Paul Kelly has warned Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone that overlooking him is a mistake. Cerrone has been talking up a future clash with Cole Miller rather than the February 5th fight with Kelly, and also said recently that he didn’t know who Kelly is.“Cerrone should just come to fight me and stop worrying about Cole Miller. I am gonna be in the zone...
January 26th 2011

Lesnar gives insight to TUF 13 motivations

Brock Lesnar has given some insight into his motivations for taking a coaching role on season 13 of The Ultimate Fighter.“I have one thing in my mind for this whole thing, which is to help these kids and to improve their lives. More importantly, it’s an opportunity for me to get down here and train and it’s an opportunity for me to get my title back...
January 26th 2011

Nick Diaz eyes boxing match with Vargas or Mayorga

Nick Diaz is apparently looking at taking a professional boxing match this year, and has two possible opponents in mind.The Strikeforce welterweight champion has a clause in his contract with the MMA promotion that allows him to take such a match if he wants."In boxing, when you're a superstar, you get millions of dollars," Gracie told ESPN.com "In...
January 26th 2011

UK: BAMMA releases card for Feb 26 event in Manchester

BAMMA (British Association of Mixed Martial Arts) has today revealed the official card for its February 26th event at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England.As first reported by Fighters Only last week, BAMMA 5 will feature a headline fight between top British welterweight Paul Daley and Japan’sYuya Shirai, champion of respected Japanese promotion DEEP.Both Daley...
January 26th 2011

UFC UK president explains lack of early 2011 shows

UFC UK division president Marshall Zelaznik has explained to British fans why there won’t be any shows in the UK during the first quarter of 2011 and why rumoured Scottish and Abu Dhabi have been postponed. "In order to make our events run generally you need all the pieces of the puzzle to come together, and one of the major pieces is the US TV dates...
January 25th 2011

Florian not impressed by talk of Guillard title contention

Kenny Florian has slammed talk of Melvin Guillard being put forward as a lightweight title contender. He says the ‘Young Assassin’, who demolished Evan Dunham on Saturday night, should have to fight someone like himself first."It doesn't make sense. There's a lot of guys working hard. It's who the best fighter is. If Melvin thinks he deserves a shot...
January 25th 2011

Jon Jones reminds Aaron Simpson he is facing the axe

Jon Jones and Aaron Simpson got into a little row yesterday via their Twitter accounts.UFC middleweight Simpson, a two-time All American wrestler at Arizona State, upset Jones with a tweeted observation that Jones did not like.“I don't think Jon Jones has any idea what he is getting into with Bader. I hope he is up for it,” he wrote, referring to the...

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