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January 8th 2011

Pettis will not wait around for UFC title shot

Anthony Pettis was supposed to get a shot at the winner of the fight between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 125 - but the fight ended in a draw.Afterwards UFC president Dana White said that an immediate rematch is likely, meaning Pettis sees his title shot being put temporarily on ice.Rather than wait it out - as Rashad Evans has for Mauricio...
January 8th 2011

Mike Brown in for Korean Zombie at UFC Fights for Troops 2

Former WEC champion Mike Brown has agreed to step in for injured ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung and face Rani Yahya at UFC Fights For The Troops 2. The fight will take place on January 22nd. Brown fought on last week’s UFC 125 card where he lost a split decision to Diego Nunes. His inclusion in the Yahya fight was first reported by MMA Junkie. Brown...
January 8th 2011

Rampage vs Thiago Silva at UFC 130

Bad news for James Toney - Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is to meet with Thiago Silva in his next outing, which will take place at UFC 130.The fight, which will take plae on the main card of the event and will air on pay-per-view, was first reported by MMA Junkie and has subsequently been confirmed by Fighters Only.Bout agreements are expected to be completed...
January 7th 2011

Nelson vs Mir, Edgar vs Maynard rematch at UFC 130

Roy Nelson isn’t back in the UFC - he never went away.As news emerged today that he is matched with former champion Frank Mir for a Memorial Day weekend event (UFC 130), Nelson took to Twitter to remind people that he was never actually out of the UFC, he just had some contract issues.Having reached a resolution on those issues, Nelson is now once again able to...
January 7th 2011

Superman Speaks: An Exclusive Interview with Dennis Hallman

Dallas Winston. the Fighters Only man from Michigan, catches up with the long-time top-level fighter Dennis Hallman who among many achievements has a pair of lightning quick wins over Matt Hughes to his name. FO:  It's unique to find a veteran of the sport since 1996 with too many fights to keep track of  quietly racking up wins against solid opponents...
January 7th 2011

Maynard feels Edgar fight should have been stopped in first

Gray Maynard isn’t one to complain, but he has admitted that he feels his UFC 125 lightweight title fight with Frankie Edgar should have been stopped after he felled Edgar with what was an almost-knockout punch."When I caught him with that punch it was one of those feelings. Sometimes you land a hard shot just right and it feels like it just goes through...
January 7th 2011

Fedor working with Ernesto Hoost team for Bigfoot fight

Yesterday Fighters Only revealed that Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is calling on the help of top-level martial artists like Gabriel Gonzaga and Mario Sukata to assist in his training camp for a February 11th fight with Fedor Emelianenko in the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix.Shortly afterwards Fedor’s team revealed that he too is calling in some big...
January 7th 2011

Toney: "Rampage has mini nuts, has KKK behind him"

It hasn’t taken James Toney long to respond to the video blog that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson posted yesterday. And he hasn’t held back in his rejoinders to the comments levelled at him by the former UFC light-heavyweight champion.“I saw the little video. It's comical; that motherf--ker sound like Lady Gaga in that video. He is a joke. If...
January 7th 2011

Alves saddened by former coaches remarks

Thiago Alves is “sad” that his former conditioning coach and a man he considers a friend made ‘defamatory’ comments about him in an interview with Fighters Only.Earlier today we published part two of an interview with Andrei Benkei in which he mentioned Alves and claimed Alves had used liposuction to make weight for his last fight.Fighters...
January 7th 2011

Former ATT coach Benkei talks Thiago Alves, Bigfoot and more

UFC welterweight fighter Thiago Alves made his first fight versus John Howard since he added the Dolce Diet into the preparation. The decision is due the difficulty “Pitbull” has had had to make weight for bouts versus Jon Fitch and Matt Hughes.The American Top Team fighter said in post-fight interviews that he has never been prepared so well for a fight...

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