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November 5th 2010

Dana: "Strikeforce is a feeder show"

It wasn’t so long ago that UFC president Dana White was lavishing praise on Strikeforce and wishing its CEO Scott Coker all the best. At one point White even said “I hope they make a ton of money.”But then Strikeforce moved from being a regional Californian promotion to the national stage, signing a TV deal with the CBS network and bringing in as...
November 5th 2010

No UFC contract in offing for Rizzo or Sylvia, says White

Recent reports that the winner of a forthcoming match between Tim Sylvia and Pedro Rizzo would get a UFC contract are not true, according to UFC president Dana White. "Where the fuck did that come from?" White responded when MMA junkie put the rumour to him at the TUF trials undertaken in Las Vegas yesterday. In fact, White says that he would like to see...
November 5th 2010

Zaromskis-Spiritwolf added to Strikeforce Challengers

DREAM welterweight champion Marius "The Whitemare" Zaromskis will take on Waachiim Spiritwolf in a Strikeforce Challengers match on Friday, November 19th  in Jackson, Missouri. The bout will air live on Showtime.The fight has been made to replace a welterweight bout which was scrapped when Ryan Couture pulled out with a staph infection and adds to an...
November 4th 2010

Schaub calling for fight with Mir or CroCop

Brendan Schaub is calling for the UFC to give him a big name opponent in his next outing.Following his win over Gabriel Gonzaga by decision at UFC 121 – which surprised many fans and bookmakers - he is looking to make his name as big as possible as quick as he can, in order to get a shot at the UFC heavyweight title.“If the UFC calls, I’m up for...
November 4th 2010

Grispi on Aldo: "Everybody's human"

Jose Aldo has a frightening reputation and is a frontrunner for the ‘Fighter of the Year’ prize in this year’s World Mixed Martial Arts Awards, but his next opponent Josh Grispi is not buying all the hype.“Everyone’s human. No matter how you look at it, everyone’s human. They can be knocked out, they can be choked out. I’m...
November 4th 2010

Sakara wants showdown with Bisping in Rome

Alessio Sakara faces Jorge Rivera in a middleweight class at UFC 122 in Germany next weekend. And he knows exactly what he will be asking for if he wins.“Right now, Michael Bisping. He is a very tough guy; a great fighter,” he told Buddha Sport when asked what his dream match at 185 pounds would be.“I have actually already planned to go to Dana...
November 4th 2010

2010 World MMA Awards sees record number of voters

The World Mixed Martial Arts Awards have almost doubled in popularity in the twelve months since they last took place.The 2009 awards process saw a total of 124,000 votes cast over the entire voting period. Today, four weeks out from the 2010 awards ceremony, there have already been 204,888 votes cast.(That number will already have increased by the time this article...
November 4th 2010

Interview: Brent Medley , President of Shark Fights

Most regional shows stay as just that: regional. But not Shark Fights. Based out of Amarillo, Texas, Shark Fights 13th show marked a transition for the company from regional show to the national stage, receiving a lot of media attention because of the high number of well known fighters on the card.Fighters Only took the opportunity to find out more about the show -...

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