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July 22nd 2010

Gonzaga vs Schaub at UFC 121

Gabriel Gonzaga and The Ultimate Fighter season ten graduate Brendan Schaub are set to match at UFC 121 on October 23rd, the latest addition to what is fast becoming one of the cards of the year.The bout was first reported by Sportsnet.ca and Fighters Only has since confirmed the news with a source close to one of the fighters. Bout agreements have only just been...
July 22nd 2010

Tito confirms fight at UFC 121, faces Hamill

Tito Ortiz will not be having a third fight with Forrest Griffin at the UFC 121 event later this year but will instead be fighting Matt Hammil, according to a report published today.“A source with knowledge of the situation” revealed the match and confirmation was subsequently obtained from UFC president Dana White, according to MMA Fighting's Mike...
July 22nd 2010

Strikeforce announces first-ever women's tournament

Strikeforce has announced its first-ever women’s tournament, featuring four of the world’s top females in a one-night round robin. Miesha Tate, Carina Damm, Hitomi Akano and Maiju Kujala will go through the tournament at Strikeforce Challengers on Friday, August 13th. The event will air live on the Showtime network. The draw to determine the semi-final...
July 22nd 2010

Diego Sanchez vs Paulo Thiago at UFC 121

Two stars of the welterweight division will do battle at UFC 121 as Diego Sanchez and Paulo Thiago clash on the main card of the October event. The fight was first reported by the improbably-named PennyJoMMA.com and Fighters Only has since been able to confirm the news with sources close to both fighters. Bout agreements have been sent out and are expected to be...
July 21st 2010

James Toney: "Wrestling and jiu jitsu are for girls"

He supposedly choked out Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Muhammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal during a training session (with a guillotine or an RNC depending which version he tells you), but heavyweight boxer James Toney still says “all that jiu jitsu stuff is for girls”.The former heavyweight boxing champion tells Fighters Only that he has no...
July 21st 2010

Sokoudjou vs Houston Alexander in September

Former UFC light-heavyweights Houston Alexander and Thierry Sokoudjou are set to fight at Shark Fights 13, it was announced today. Bout agreements have been signed and the clash is due to take place on September 11th in Amarillo, Texas.The fight adds to a card that already features another pair of UFC vets. Keith Jardine recently departed the promotion after an...
July 21st 2010

Rampage vs Machida in November

Despite his initial reluctance to take a fight with Lyoto Machida, it looks like Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has relented and agreed to a meeting in the UFC Octagon later this year. Jackson revealed via his Twitter account yesterday that he was ready to sign a bout agreement and sources close to the fighter indicate that Machida, like Jackson a former UFC...
July 20th 2010

Shields UFC signing official, meets Kampmann at UFC 121

Contracts have been signed and returned, all the paperwork is in place - former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields is now a UFC fighter.Shields’ arrival in the UFC, long-expected but not official until today, was announced by the fighter personally via his Twitter feed. “UFC contract officially signed. Fighting Kampmann in CA in a few...
July 20th 2010

UFC confirms several fights for UFC 120

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed several fights for UFC 120, which will take place at O2 Arena, London on October 16th.In the main event, Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping collides with Japanese judo master Yoshihiro Akiyama, following welterweight title challenger Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy’s fight with former WEC welterweight...