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November 16th 2010

Lesnar to WWE? "Not gonna happen," says Dana

There have been rumours recently that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had received a big-money offer from the WWE to take part in a forthcoming show of theirs in some capacity.The rumour started around the time that Lesnar and ‘The Undertakeer’ had a little face-off moments after Lesnar had lost his belt to Cain Velasquez at UFC 121.But when...
November 16th 2010

Dana: "Jackson fighters have 'avoid the fight' mentality"

Fighters from the Greg Jackson camp have an ‘avoid the fight once you are winning’ mentality, according to UFC president Dana White. Speaking to Fighters Only following the weekend’s UFC 122 event, he said Nate Marquardt’s performance against Yushin Okami was an example. “You see this happen now consistently with the Greg Jackson camp....
November 13th 2010

Sakara pulls out of UFC 122 fight with Rivera

Alessio Sakara is out of his UFC 122 fight with Jorge Rivera after coming down with “flu-like symptoms” this morning.A UFC source told us a moment ago that Sakara “woke up sick, with nausea and flu-like symptoms. He saw a doctor and he was really ill. He came to the arena anyway and was going to fight but his symptoms came back in a big way and he...
November 13th 2010

UFC 122 bonus awards, gate and attendance

Dennis Siver, Pascal Krauss, Mark Scanlon and Karlos Vemola were the fight night award winners at UFC 122 in Oberhausen, Germany on Saturday night.Siver earned Submission of the Night for his win over Andre Winner. Siver endured a tough couple of minutes before landing a hard counter-left which dropped Winner and allowed him to follow him to the ground for a rear...
November 13th 2010

UFC 122 Play by Play - Live now!

Hello and welcome to the Fighters Only live play by play for UFC 122. We’ll be bringing you round-by-round accounts of the action as it happens. Refresh your screen every six or seven minutes to get the latest updates. Bouts are being posted in running order so the headline bout of Marquardt-Okami is at the bottom.Enjoy the PBP and if you want to get in touch...
November 12th 2010

UFC 122 weigh in results

Fighters Only is at the Konig Pilsner Arena in Oberhausen, Germany for the UFC 122 official fighter weigh-ins.UFC 122 takes place in the same venue tomorrow night and will be headlined by Nate Marquardt versus Yushin Okami. The winner of the fight will get a middleweight title shot.All fighters made weight at the first attempt with no issues.The weigh-in results are...
November 12th 2010

Flyweights: Coming to the UFC "sooner than you think"

A flyweight division will be added to the UFC “sooner than people think” says company president Dana White.White held a Q&A for Fight Club members in Oberhausen, Germany today ahead of the weigh-ins taking place this afternoon for tomorrow night’s UFC 122 event.“Eventually we will do 125lbs,” he said as he discussed the UFC’s...
November 12th 2010

Dana: "Shields gets title shot over Fitch"

Jon Fitch is being passed over for a title shot in favour of Jake Shields, it has been confirmed.Fitch thought he was in line for a title shot after beating (x) at (x) but Shields vacated his Strikeforce middleweight belt to join the UFC and, having beaten Martin Kampmann on his debut, has now leapfrogged the AKA man to the top of the queue.“Is Jake Shields...
November 12th 2010

Lesnar-Mir III on the cards, likely to be Lesnar's next match

Brock Lesnar’s next fight is likely to be a rubber match with Frank Mir, according to UFC president Dana White.Lesnar lost the UFC heavyweight belt to Cain Velasquez at UFC 121 and White has ruled out an immediate rematch, because there was no ambiguity about the loss.“There won’t be an immediate rematch, there is no need for one,” White said...

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