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September 27th 2010

Jeremy Stephens: "I won that fight!"

Jeremy Stephens is not happy with the judges’ decision in his UFC 119 fight against Melvin Guillard and says he does not understand how the arbitrators reached their decision.“It wasn't a good/exciting fight like I typically put up, but I always fight to win the KO and [Fight of the Night] bonus, so sorry he kept running and I didn't get an exciting fight...
September 27th 2010

Lytle thanks Serra for "giving me exactly what I wanted"

Chris Lytle has credited Matt Serra with giving him “exactly what I wanted” in their fight on Saturday night. The UFC 119 welterweight clash played out on the fight, where Lytle likes it, despite Serra being a Renzo Gracie black belt with an extremely dangerous ground game.“I really can’t credit Matt Serra enough for the fact that he gave me...
September 27th 2010

Dana baffled by "freight train" expectations

There was a lot of booing at UFC 119 on Saturday night, some of it justified (Mir vs. CroCop) but much of it not. UFC president Dana White confesses to being baffled by the way the crowd reacted to the more strategic battles. “Sometimes when you go into some of these [new] markets people expect these guys to just run into each other and start banging and...
September 27th 2010

Mir could be cut for UFC 119 performance, says White

There were several theories put forward as to why UFC president Dana White seemed so angry after UFC 119 on Saturday night. Was it the judging, the rangey point-fighting in many of the bouts, or the lacklustre main event?It seems it was all of those, but especially the main event. White put Frank Mir on blast for his performance against Mirko ‘CroCop’...
September 27th 2010

CroCop "sorry like a dog" for Mir loss

Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic has already returned to Croatia, where he met with reporters at Zagreb airport and expressed disappointment that he was knocked out by Frank Mir with just over a minute left in their fight."I'm sorry like a dog! I could eat myself alive! I can only congratulate Mir, he really caught me with that knee. But taking all...
September 25th 2010

UFC 119 Play by Play

UFC 119 Play by Play will be live from Indiana soon; please check back  Ladies and gentlemen, Dallas Winston and Fighters Only are live on the scene at UFC 119 in Indianapolis. Sean McCorkle vs. Mark Hunt is up first, and McCorkle just walked out to a deafening roar of the crowd.  The live play by play for Hunt vs. McCorkle is coming up.  Sean McCorkle...
September 24th 2010

Sunday last day for nominations in World MMA Awards 2010

Nominations for the World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2010 close on Sunday 26th September - giving you just three days including today to get your nominations in if you haven’t already. The World MMA Awards are a prestigious annual event celebrating the mixed martial arts industry and are now in their third year. The nominations stage is the first part of a...
September 24th 2010

GSP boxing clever, says Roach has him hitting harder than ever

On a recent UFC conference call, Josh Koscheck told Georges St. Pierre he was wasting his “time and money” training his boxing under renowned coach Freddie Roach, telling the French-Canadian welterweight champion that the skills he learned would not be transferable.But St. Pierre said this week that training with Roach has been a real eye-opener and has...
September 24th 2010

Exclusive: Picture of CroCop's eye moments after sparring injury

Fighters Only is finally able to publish the picture of the eye injury Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic suffered in his final sparring session preparing for UFC 119.Filipovic sent the picture to Fighters Only staff writer John Joe O’Regan a day after suffering the injury, but asked that it not be published until he had received absolute clearance to fight...