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October 18th 2010

Hardy: "It was a good shot; he taught me a lesson"

Dan Hardy says the loss to Carlos Condit at UFC 120 will prove to be an asset in the long run, because it has taught him a valuable lesson - keep the guard up with the non-punching hand. Its a fundamental piece of boxing advice but even the top professionals forget it when the fists are flying.“That’s not the way it was planned. I came in good shape, I...
October 18th 2010

UFC 120 bonus award winners

Carlos Condit, Paul Sass, Michael Bisping and Yoshihiro Akiyama were the fight night award winners at UFC 120, taking home cheques for $60,000 each.Condit won Knockout of the Night for his stoppage of Dan Hardy in the evenings co-main event. It was the first time the Brit has been stopped in his career and the win advanced Condit in the welterweight division, with...
October 18th 2010

Bisping on title shot hopes: "Now is the time"

“Now is the time,“ says Michael Bisping as he looks for the UFC to give him a shot at the middleweight belt currently held by Brazil’s Anderson Silva. Speaking following his decision win over Yoshihiro Akiyama in the headline bout of UFC 120 on Saturday night, Bisping said “I am ready.”"If I can't be ready now, I'm never going to be...
October 16th 2010

UFC 120 play by play - LIVE FROM LONDON NOW

Updated round by round; latest fights added at the bottom, please refresh every so often to get the latest updates So we’re finally into the O2 Arena. What a nightmare getting across London. Several train lines were closed down - because of course a busy  Saturday afternoon is the best time to do that and get your rail works done, thanks London City Hall -...
October 15th 2010

UFC 120 weigh-in gallery

A selection of exclusive pictures from today's fighter weigh ins for UFC 120 this weekend.All fighters made weight at today’s official weigh ins for UFC 120, which takes place at the London O2 Arena this Saturday night. The card is headlined by Michael Bisping against Japanese middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama.John Hathaway got a huge roar from the crowd, his...
October 15th 2010

UFC 120 weigh in results

All fighters made weight at today’s official weigh ins for UFC 120, which takes place at the London O2 Arena this Saturday night. The card is headlined by Michael Bisping against Japanese middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama.John Hathaway got a huge roar from the crowd, his biggest reception yet being the reward for his Diego Sanchez-beating efforts. His opponent...
October 15th 2010

Cantwell off UFC 120 card, suffers knee injury in workout (updated)

More bad news for Steve Cantwell. He is off the UFC 120 card less than 48 hours before it is due to start, having ripped a knee ligament in a training session on Thursday night (UK time). Fighters Only was told on Friday morning that Cantwell has consulted medical staff but is clearly in no condition to compete and has had to be pulled from the bout with UFC debutant...
October 15th 2010

Rafael Dos Anjos on Guida, broken jaw, fighting and life

Rafael Dos Anjos is fast establishing himself as a force to be reckoned with in the UFC’s lightweight division. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt grew up in poverty in Rio De Janeiro but he has successfully fought his way out of the slums and onto the verge of a world title shot. That journey was interrupted when Dos Anjos lost his most recent UFC fight to the...
October 15th 2010

Bisping looking at Marquardt or Okami if he beats Akiyama

Michael Bisping is looking at a fight with Nate Marquardt or Yushin Okami if he beats Yoshihiro Akiyama on Saturday night at UFC 120 in London, England. The UK middleweight, who headlines this weekend’s event, is determined to earn a title shot and says “one more win” against a top contender should earn him the spot. “I think when I win...

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