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August 11th 2010

Sources: CroCop likely to feature on UFC Germany card

European sources indicate that Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic is likely to feature on the UFC’s show in Oberhausen, Germany this November.Filipovic “made enquiries about bringing Dutch sparring partners to Zagreb [,Croatia] about two weeks ago,” the sources say, with a spot on the Germany card being alluded to.The sources say that Filipovic...
August 11th 2010

Source: Bisping likely to get Sonnen or Cote after Akiyama

Michael Bisping is still more than a month away from facing Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 120 in October, but his follow-on fight is already under consideration.Sources close to the situation tell Fighters Only that Bisping is likely to find himself facing either Chael Sonnen or Patrick Cote depending on the outcome of his fight with Akiyama.Bisping has been eager to earn...
August 11th 2010

Wrestlers: Dos Santos is not impressed with your performance

He’s big, Brazilian, hits hard, trains with the Nogueira brothers and is on his way to a UFC title shot. He also doesn’t like wrestling.Junior Dos Santos spoke with Tatame following his win over Roy Nelson at UFC 117 and revealed that, like many fans, he finds wrestlers boring to watch.“The Americans are good at what they do, they have a good...
August 11th 2010

Pat Barry a man in demand

Pat Barry has revealed that he is in high demand following his UFC 113 fight with Croatian heavyweight legend Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic.Speaking to Wisconsin Combat Sports, a website local to the gym where he trains under Duke Roufus, Barry said he had received calls from CroCop and Brock Lesnar to be a sparring partner for future fights. “I’m...
August 10th 2010

Anderson felt "presence of God" in battle with Sonnen

Anderson Silva has intimated that divine intervention may have played a part in his comeback victory over Chael Sonnen in the weekend’s UFC 117 middleweight title fight, which saw Anderson dominated by Sonnen for most of the fight until suddenly submitting him with two minutes to go."I feel we learn in all our fights, in victory or defeat. We learn from...
August 10th 2010

"The Predator" Returns Fire at Bisping

Last week, Fighters Only writer Dallas Winston spoke with former UFC middleweight title challenger Patrick ‘The Predator’ Cote. At one point, Michael Bisping was brought up and Cote mentioned that he didn’t like the “arrogant” Brit. After the interview went online, Bisping spoke to us and issued a response in which he made a few choice...
August 10th 2010

Demian Maia talks UFC 118, Anderson vs Sonnen and more

Demian Maia was due to headline UFC Fight Night 22 against Alan belcher, but that fight was called off when Belcher suffered a detached retina and was forced to withdraw. Maia was given a new opponent, but his fight was moved to UFC 118, which cuts nearly three weeks off his training camp. Fighters Only writer David Bateman caught up with Maia today to get his...
August 10th 2010

Diego Sanchez rejoins Greg Jackson's team

Diego Sanchez has returned to his roots and has rejoined his old team-mates at Greg Jackson’s school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “It's official I'm 100% back at Team Jackson’s about to gear up and spar.. My heart is very warm at the moment ;)” Sanchez posted on his Twitter account today.The news comes as a surprise given that Sanchez left the...