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November 10th 2010

Sakara: "I am a soldier of Rome"

SPQR (‘Senatus Populusque Romanus’) translates as ‘For the Senate and the People of Rome’.The letters, which called for the soldiers to serve their people and the people’s elected representatives in the Senate, were tattooed onto many Roman soldiers for much of the Roman Republic’s existence. Today the empire is long gone but for...
November 10th 2010

Okami not 100% sure of title shot if he wins

Yushin Okami is not 100 per cent sure he will be getting a middleweight title shot if he beats Nate Marquardt on Saturday night in the headline bout of UFC 122.The fight has been billed as a middleweight contender elimination match but Okami, who has been waiting in the wings for some time, says he has not actually had definite word that he will get a title shot if...
November 10th 2010

Winner wants revenge match with Cole Miller

Rough House lightweight Andre Winner is looking for a match with Cole Miller if all goes according to plan next year.“I’d like to get four fights in and I’d love to get a matchup with (fellow 155-pound prospect) Cole Miller at some point,” he said today as he worked out for the media prior to his UFC 122 fight with Denis Siver this...
November 10th 2010

Bellator FC boss denies rumours the show is in trouble

Bellator FC chief Bjorn Rebney has angrily dismissed rumours that his promotion has its back to the wall and is facing closure.Rumours about the relatively fledgling show have circulated for some weeks but gathered momentum last week following a report from MiddleEasy; Rebney’s increasingly forceful attempts to get Strikeforce to co-promote a show were...
November 10th 2010

Wanderlei: "Six more years"

Former PRIDE FC champion Wanderlei Silva sees himself fighting for six more years before hanging up his gloves and retiring.In a series of messages posted to his Twitter account @wandfc, the Brazilian legend confessed that the thought of retirement actually makes him want to cry.“I love my job, fight is my life; 34 now,” he wrote. “A lot [of the]...
November 9th 2010

Strikeforce confirms Herschel Walker's opponent for December 4th

Strikeforce has confirmed that former NFL player Herschel Walker (1-0) will face Scott Carson (4-1) in a heavyweight match on Saturday, December 4th in St. Louis, Missouri.Walker, the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner and a 1999 College Hall of Fame inductee, holds a fifth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has also trained in Muay Thai and Kenpo. He has been honing his...
November 9th 2010

Rozalski switches from K-1 to KSW: "Monkey wants peanuts"

Two time WKA and ISKA kickboxing world champion Marcin Rozalski will make his MMA debut at KSW 15 on March 19th in Warsaw.Rozalski is one of the most successful Polish heavyweight kickboxers and made his K-1 debut in May last year, winning by third round knockout. He has fought many big names in Muay Thai matches, including current UFC heavyweight Cheick...
November 9th 2010

Roberts vs Soto set for UFC 125

Daniel Roberts and Greg Soto are set to meet in a welterweight battle at UFC 125 on January 1st, it was revealed last night.News of the fight comes from Roberts’ Twitter account. “I fight Greg Soto Jan 1st  @ UFC 125 @ MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada,” he wrote, unambiguously.Soto has a professional record of 8-1 and is 1-1 in the UFC...
November 9th 2010

Roy Nelson "confused" by Rashad Evans' recent comments

Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson says he is “confused” by recent comments former light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans has made in interviews.Evans told ESPN last week that he is not really interested in fighting anyone except Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua no matter how long he has to wait, and also said if he doesn’t get the fight he will...

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