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January 1st 2011

UFC 125 Countdown: Vera vs. Silva

By Simon Platt    Brandon Vera (11-5-0) vs. Thiago Silva (14-2-0)  It wasn’t that long ago that Brandon Vera was considered by many a future star of the UFC. Following an 8-0 run that culminated with a 1st round (T)KO of Frank Mir at UFC 65: Bad Intentions, Vera spoke at the time of challenging for both the heavyweight and...
December 31st 2010

Aldo wants the UFC lightweight title in 2012

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is in his native Manaus (capital of The Amazon, where you’ll find the biggest forest on earth)this holiday to enjoy family, long-time friends and to spend the turn of the year. The audacious fighter spoke with D24AM.com about his short-term plan of going up to the lightweight division to face off Frank Edgar or even the...
December 31st 2010

Dream Dynamite! report and results: Overeem blasts Duffee

Todd Duffee took a fight with Alistair Overeem on short notice and was out of the ring on even shorter notice when they met at the DREAM Dynamite! New Year’s Eve show.Duffee, who was fighting on eight days notice, pressed forward from the off and came out looking for a takedown. That effort was stuffed and he ate a high knee in the clinch before being shoved...
December 30th 2010

Latest UK issue out today: Aldo exclusive inside

It’s been a dramatic year for José Aldo. Catapulted into MMA superstardom through a showcase string of epic battles in the World Extreme Cagefighting Championships (WEC), the pint-sized pugilist is Fighters Only’s very own ‘Fighter of the Year’. As the WEC and UFC join forces, Aldo will enter the biggest MMA stage in the world,...
December 30th 2010

UFC 125 Countdown - The Prelims part 1. Volkmann vs. McKee

By Simon Platt Jacob Volkmann (11-2-0) vs. Antonio McKee (25-3-2) Sporting a chest rug that is every grappling partners worst nightmare, Jacob Volkmann’s recent drop from 170lb’s to 155lb’s has reaped immediate rewards for the former three time NCAA All American. 0-2 against solid welterweights Paulo Thiago and Martin Kampmann following his...
December 30th 2010

Dos Santos frustrated, questioning how Cain got injured

Brazilian forum Portal Vale Tudo kept in touch with Junior dos Santos right after the news about Cain Velasquez’s injury came up. The heavyweight prospect is frustrated and disappointed, as you can read his own words (translated by Fighters Only from the original Portuguese): "I'm really outraged. How does a person leaves a fight versus Brock Lesnar...
December 30th 2010

UFC 125 Countdown - The Prelims part 2. Brown vs. Nunes

By Simon Platt Mike Brown (24-6-0) vs. Diego Nunes (15-1-0) Whilst names like Urijah Faber, Miguel Torres and Jose Aldo are perhaps more well-known to the casual MMA fan following the WEC’s merger with the UFC last month, the standing of Mike Brown amongst the UFC’s featherweight division (the ’UFC’s featherweight division’ -...

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