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October 7th 2010

Noons: "Diaz will try to take me down for sure"

KJ Noons does not expect Nick Diaz to try and stand with him when they clash at this Saturday’s Strikeforce show in San Jose, California.“For sure, Diaz is going to try and take me down. He’s going to do what he does best,” says Noons, who won their first meeting by opening up a deep gash on Diaz’s head when both were signed to EliteXC....
October 7th 2010

Dong Kyun Kim confirms Nate Diaz fight at UFC 125

Dong Hyun Kim is set to face Nate Diaz at UFC 125.Kim confirmed the fight to Korean site M-Fight and said, “The injuries I suffered in July are healing now. The most important thing is not to get hurt before my next fight and then try to win it with an exciting KO or submission finish."Both Kim and Diaz are tough, gritty welterweights. Kim has never lost a...
October 7th 2010

Jacare: "I'd like to fight for the UFC some day"

Mixed signals from current Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in the latest edition of Brazilian MMA magazine Tatame and echoes of his predecessor, the recently departed middleweight champion Jake Shields.“I feel pretty good being the current champion of Strikeforce, but I want more than that. I’d like to fight in the...
October 6th 2010

UFC signs Chute Boxe fighter Cacareco

The UFC has signed hot Brazilian prospect Alexandre ‘Cacareco’ Ferreira, making him the third Chute Boxe fighter to be picked up by the promotion in recent months.His debut will come at UFC 122 against light-heavyweight veteran Vladimir Matyushenko, according to Chute Boxe sources. Cacareco has long been trumpeted as one to watch both by his camp and by...
October 6th 2010

GSP: "I will answer Koscheck with my fists"

Georges St. Pierre says he is delighted to have an opportunity to “answer back” a “disrespectful” Josh Koscheck in front of his hometown crowd in Montreal at UFC 124. “I’m so happy that I get to fight Josh Koscheck in front of my home crowd. He was very disrespectful during the filming of The Ultimate Fighter and I didn’t say...
October 6th 2010

Strikeforce announces entry into the DVD market

Strikeforce has announced its entry into the DVD market with a two-disc special containing three of its biggest events, previously only seen on the subscription network Showtime.The release - entitled ‘STRIKEFORCE MMA’ - will hit stores on October 12th. A press release for the DVD says it includes “the hottest fights of 2010 along with rare bonus...
October 6th 2010

Struve vs McCorkle at UFC 124

Stefan Struve and UFC newcomer Sean McCorkle are being lined up for a heavyweight clash at UFC 124, it has been reported.The two have given verbal agreement to a meeting on the December 11th card in Montreal and bout agreements are expected to be finalized shortly, according to MMA Junkie.Struve is 4-2 in the UFC and is coming off a KO win over Christian Morecraft at...
October 6th 2010

UFC looking at LA, Ohio, Seattle, Kansas and Ireland

Marc Ratner, the UFC vide-president of regulatory affairs, has been dropping some hints about where the promotion is likely to head to over the coming year. Answering fan enquiries via his Twitter page, Ratner revealed that Los Angeles, Columbus and Cleveland in Ohio, Seattle and Kansas City are on the radar. Also in the running is St. Louis, Missouri, which has...
October 6th 2010

Jason MacDonald set to chalk up fourth UFC Montreal appearance

Jason ‘The Athlete’ MacDonald is to fight at UFC 124 in what has become a customary Montreal UFC appearance. If he fights at UFC 124 as planned, he will have appeared on all four cards that the UFC has staged in Canada’s second-largest city. His opponent will be Rafael Natal, who’s management company announced the fight via their Twitter page....