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October 14th 2010

Maldonado on James McSweeney: "I want an all-out brawl"

Fabio Maldonado is just three days away of accomplishing the dream of every MMA fighter: debuting at the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The boxing specialist squares off with James McSweeney at UFC 120 in Saturday. The Brazilian website Prontos Para Luta (‘Ready For The Fight‘) caught up with Fabio for a small talk.How do you feel after signing with the...
October 14th 2010

UFC not headed to PPV model in the UK, confirms Zelaznik

The UFC is not moving to a pay per view model in the UK any time soon, UFC UK division president Marshall Zelaznik told Fighters Only today. Asked if the moving of reality series The Ultimate Fighter to the Sky Sports network presaged a shift to PP, Zelaznik answered in the negative. “Everyone in the US knows the success we have had as a company on pay per...
October 14th 2010

Carwin confirms fight with Roy Nelson on Jan 1st

Shane Carwin has confirmed rumours that he will be facing TUF 10 season winner Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson on January 1st.“I will be fighting Roy Nelson on 1-1-11 in Las Vegas Nevada.  The fight will be the Co-Main Event of the Edgar Maynard rematch,” he wrote on his blog at ShaneCarwin.com today. “I think Roy is a tough opponent for...
October 14th 2010

Spy Games: Bisping and Akiyama camps sneak a look at each other

Yoshihiro Akiyama was doing his media workout for the press attendees in London today when he had a very unwelcome visitor: Michael Bisping’s Muay Thai coach Daz Morris, who heads up the Salford Muay Thai gym in Manchester, England. Morris strolled into the room “by accident” (he said with a laugh) but got a frosty reception. Akiyama noticed the...
October 13th 2010

Offer: Sky Backstage tickets for UFC 120 - less than 100 left

There are only a few days left on the Sky Sports ’Backstage’ ticket sale for UFC 120 and there are less than a hundred tickets available.The tickets allow the bearer to access the Sky Backstage area prior to the event, where they can mingle with UFC stars and personalities before taking their premium seats for the night of action at the O2 Arena.Priced at...
October 13th 2010

UFC signs Kaobon fighter Mark Scanlon, debuts at UFC 122

The UFC has signed Kaobon welterweight Mark Scanlon to a four fight deal and he will debut at November’s UFC 122 event. The news appeared on Facebook accounts owned by Kaobon fighters and has since been confirmed by sources within the camp.Scanlon is a team mate of Terry Etim, Paul Kelly and Paul Taylor at Kaobon and will be a familiar sight to some viewers who...
October 13th 2010

Brad Pickett picks it: UFC 120 predictions

Brad ‘One-Punch’ Pickett is the only UK fighter currently signed to the WEC, the world’s premier organisation for lighter-weight fighters. He trains at American Top Team in Florida but is back in Blighty for this weekend’s UFC 120 event.Fighters Only staff writer Simon Platt asked him for a few picks for this weekend’s fights: Bisping...
October 13th 2010

Spike TV: UFC 120 broadast time correction

Spike TV has released a revision of the broadcast time for UFC 120 this weekend after noting that some press releases contained the wrong time.The weekend’s fights will commence airing at 9PM and not 8PM as stated in some Spike TV releases. The broadcast will conclude at 11PM.The broadcast times are the same for ET and PT so there is no need to consult regional...
October 13th 2010

Brad Pickett talks ATT, takedowns and British MMA

The sole UK fighter on the WEC’s 60 plus roster, Brad ‘One-Punch’ Pickett was just one victory away from a potential title shot against 135lb champion Dominick Cruz before a decision loss to 3-time PAC-10 champion, Scott Jorgensen, at WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez, ended the former Cage Rage featherweight champions immediate title dreams. Speaking with...

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