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October 11th 2010

Clay Guida confirms fight with Takanori Gomi on Jan 1st

Former PRIDE FC champion Takanori Gomi recently dropped some hints that his next opponent would be lightweight livewire and 155lb division gatekeeper Clay Guida. At the weekend, Guida gave confirmation to the rumours in an appearance on ESPN’s ‘MMA Tonight’ show. "He was one of my favorite fighters growing up watching MMA...I look up to him,...
October 11th 2010

Ronys Torres: "I won't let my UFC dream die"

Eight consecutive victories took the Brazilian lightweight Ronys Torres to the biggest stage in the world: The Ultimate Fighting Championship, UFC, but two losses to Jacob Volkmann and Melvin Guillard caused the dismissal of the Nova Uniao prospect.Ronys embittered yet a third defeat in a row for Adriano Martins and now he intends to return to the win-path in front...
October 11th 2010

Fedor: "I am an ordinary human being, I don't have a halo"

Fedor Emelianenko was recently accused of arrogance and even conceit for suggesting that Fabricio Werdum was ‘ducking’ him and trying to avoid a rematch. Werdum defeated Fedor with a triangle choke earlier this year, handing the Russian his first legitimate career loss.In an interview with a Russian TV station, Fedor said “When I left the arena...
October 11th 2010

Couture focused on acting rather than MMA

Randy Couture says his immediate focus has now shifted to a career in acting, rather than another run at a UFC title belt. The Hall of Fame inductee, who is the only man to have held the UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight belts, hopes for a run of “10 to 15 years” in Hollywood. "I think that is certainly what my interest is right now. I've had an...
October 10th 2010

Diaz retains title, takes UD over Noons in grudge rematch

Nick Diaz (22-7, 1 NC) won his eighth consecutive fight and retained his Strikeforce welterweight title with a  five-round decision over KJ Noons (9-2) in a 25-minute slugfest last night. The win puts him 1-1 with Noons and possibly sets up the rubber match.By winning a unanimous decision by the scores of 49-46, 49-47 and 48-47, Diaz evened the score with heated...
October 8th 2010

Overeem: "I hope Fedor reads this..."

Alistair Overeem has made his most damning comments yet about Fedor Emelianenko’s management group M-1 Global. The Strikeforce heavyweight champion - who has also been romping through the K-1 kickboxing circuit of late - told Russian site ValeTudo.ru that M-1 “destroyed the legacy” Fedor had built up in Japan.Asked for his response to recent...
October 8th 2010

Tyson: "fighting reflects life, fighting is very spiritual."

Boxing legend Mike Tyson - the youngest man ever to win a heavyweight world title - delivered some stirring words to the cast of TUF 12 when he dropped in to the Las Vegas facility as the series was being shot.Talking in Team St. Pierre’s dressing room after Michael Johnson defeated British lightweight Aaron Wilkinson, Tyson held forth on the subject of...
October 8th 2010

Carwin's coach Wittman fears MMA could go boxing route

Renowned coach Trevor Wittman - head of the Grudge MMA facility which counts Shane Carwin among its products - got his start in the boxing world. He guided several boxers to world championships before discovering MMA and producing champions there too.Speaking to Tapout Radio on Thursday night, he revealed that he fears the ‘protectionism’ which has so...
October 8th 2010

Spike TV to broadcast UFC 123 prelims

Spike TV will showcase a middleweight showdown between two former All-American wrestlers and a welterweight battle featuring a former standout performer on “The Ultimate Fighter” and one of the sport’s rising stars in live undercard bouts from “UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida” on Saturday, November 20, at 9:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM PT. Emanating...

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