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November 4th 2010

Report: Condit vs lytle set for UFC 126

Fresh off his KO win over Dan Hardy at UFC 120, Carlos Condit is set to be matched with Chris Lytle at UFC 126 it was reported today.“A source close to the bout has informed me that the two veterans are slated to face one another at UFC 126... scheduled for Feb. 5, 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas,” Sportsnet Canada writer Joe Ferraro...
November 4th 2010

Barry vs Beltran on Jan 22nd main card

Pat Barry has revealed that he is set to face Joey Beltran in a heavyweight match on January 22nd.The fight has been added to the ‘UFC Fight for the Troops 2’ event (also known as UFC Fight Night 23), according to Pat Barry’s Twitter account.“Joey Beltran Jan 22 Main card!” he wrote, adding in another message that he “just found...
November 4th 2010

Carwin has successful back surgery

Shane Carwin has successfully undergone surgery to correct a problem in his back and is now recuperating in a US hospital. Carwin elected to have the surgery after pulling out of a UFC 125 bout with Roy Nelson last week. He had been having issues with his back for some time and decided that he was not going to fight injured. His decision to withdraw from the co-main...
November 4th 2010

Will Gabriel Gonzaga fight again? "Maybe," he says.

Gabriel Gonzaga has his eye on competing in ADCC and prestigious grappling tournaments such as NAGA following his removal from the UFC roster. Gonzaga was dropped after losing a decision to Brendan Schaub at UFC 121.“A lot of people are asking the same question, if I am going to fight again [now] I am out of the UFC. I don’t know, I really don’t...
November 3rd 2010

GSP says Hardy-Condit "could have been the other way round"

The UFC 120 fight between Dan Hardy and Carlos Condit could have ended very differently, according to UFC welterweight champion Georges St Pierre. He watched the fight closely, and observed that there were just milliseconds of difference between the simultaneous hooks thrown by the two combatants. Condit’s landed first and Hardy suffered the first KO loss of...
November 3rd 2010

Jung lays Korean Zombie to rest, forever

The Korean Zombie is dead.Chan-Sung Jung himself says that his alter-ego has been laid to rest and will not be resurrected for future fights. Instead he promises a new style and his own rebirth as a mixed martial artist following the KO loss he suffered to George Roop at WEC 51.It was the first stoppage loss of his career - his nickname is a reference to his style of...
November 3rd 2010

UFc confirms Jose Aldo vs Josh Grispi for Jan 1st

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed that Jose Aldo will make the firt defence of the newly-created UFC featherweight title on Saturday, January 1st.He will defend the 145-pound crown against 22-year old Josh “The Fluke” Grispi in the co-main event of UFC 125, which takes place in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.“Jose Aldo is one...
November 3rd 2010

Chute Boxe heavyweight Quieroz tests positive, dropped by UFC

Chute Boxe heavyweight Vinicius Quieroz (5-2) is one-and-done in the UFC having tested positive for stanozolol following his loss to Rob Broughton at UFC 120.The UFC has released Quieroz following the positive test, which was discovered in samples taken around the October 16th event.Quieroz did not impress in his undercard performance, having laid heavy pressure on...
November 3rd 2010

MMA: Reilly's return contnues Empire State stalemate

New York State Assemblyman Bob Reilly was re-elected to his seat last night as the votes for the 2010 mid-term elections were counted up.Reilly counts himself as one of the most vehement opponents of MMA and has done everything he can to have the legalization of the sport blocked in New York.Ironically Reilly represents the Democrat party, regarded as center-left...

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