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July 20th 2010

Hardy: "I am going to beat the stupid out of Condit"

Ask what he has planned for Carlos Condit in their UFC 120 match and you get another Dan Hardy classic instantly. “I am going to beat the stupid out of him,” the wisecracking Brit says. According to Hardy, Condit demonstrated that he is full of ’The Stupid’ when he specifically requested that they fight at UFC 120. Hardy says Condit’s...
July 20th 2010

SPIKE TV AIRING TWO UFC 119 PRELIMS

Spike TV has today announced it will showcase Matt Mitrione (TUF 10) and CB Dollaway (TUF 7), in live undercard bouts from “UFC 119: Mir vs. Nogueira 2” on Saturday, September 25 at 9:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM PT.In a battle of up-and-coming heavyweights, Mitrione, 2-0 and a former NFL defensive lineman with the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings, takes on...
July 20th 2010

Koscheck fights GSP on December 11th

Josh Koscheck has let the proverbial cat out of the bag, revealing via Twitter that his fight with welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre will take place in December.“Can't wait until TUF 12 airs in Sept! & oh ya did u guys know, that I am going to be the next welterweight champion come Dec 11th,” he wrote. Koscheck and St. Pierre recently finished...
July 20th 2010

Randy under no illusions, not planning to box with Toney

Afraid that Randy Couture would try to stand and trade with former heavyweight boxing champion James Toney when they meet at UFC 118? Fear no more. Couture does have a point to prove - but its nothing to do with his boxing.Speaking to CagePotato he said, "I have no intention, and no illusion that I'm a world-class boxer. I'm a mixed martial artist, and that...
July 20th 2010

Bisping "spending Fight of the Night bonus already"

Michael Bisping is looking for two things from his UFC 120 headlining fight with Yoshihiro Akiyama: a win and a “Fight of the Night” bonus. He says he will be looking to set a high pace from the opening bell and sees cardio as the key to victory.“It is great to be fighting in the UK after going to Australia and Las Vegas in my last two fights. The...
July 20th 2010

Akiyana wants Asian support as he fights 'David Beckham' of MMA

Yoshihiro Akiyama is looking forward to a fight with the ’David Beckham of MMA’ as he prepares for his UFC 120 clash with Michael Bisping on October 16th. The fight will headline the London event and will air free on Spike TV.“I am very excited to fight Michael Bisping on his home ground, from what I understand Bisping is popular like David Beckham...
July 20th 2010

Condit looking forward to being the bad guy

Former WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit (25-5) is looking forward to being the bad guy when he takes on Britain’s own Dan ’The Outlaw’ Hardy at UFC 120. The fight takes place on October 16th in London, England and Condit knows he is in for a booing.“I am gonna love being the enemy in England, they can boo me all they want, it is just...
July 19th 2010

Tyson Griffin back to basics, anticipates Gomi ground war

Xtreme Couture lightweight Tyson Griffin says that despite his recent focus on standing and banging, his UFC Fight Night 21 opponent Takanori Gomi should prepare himself for a ground war, because its back to basics for Griffin following his recent split-decision loss to Evan Dunham.Griffin has earned Fight of the Night honors five times in his UFC career (and one...
July 19th 2010

Dos Santons on Nelson: "If he attacks, I knock him out"

Junior Dos Santos may have put all of his UFC opponents thus far through the grinder, but he is not a man to mince words. In an interview ahead of his UFC 117 fight with Roy Nelson, he was extremely blunt when asked for a prediction on the fight. “If he tries to attack, I will knock him out,” he said. “I want to be the champion soon and I want to...
July 19th 2010

UFC confirms UFC 119 Indiana event, main card fights

For the first-time ever, Indianapolis will get a taste of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir and former interim UFC heavyweight champion and mixed martial arts legend Minotauro Nogueira will mix it up for an encore performance on Saturday, September 25 at UFC 119: MIR VS. NOGUEIRA 2, live from the Conseco Field House in...