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February 18th 2011

Lashley headlines Titan Fighting next month

Bobby Lashley has been announced as the headliner for the next show being staged by North American promotion Titan Fighting Championships.Lashley, who left Strikeforce at the end of 2010, will put his 5-1 record against that of  M-1 Challenge veteran James Jack (6-2-1).“We received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from the MMA community...
February 17th 2011

The fall of Fedor Emelianenko

  A desperate attempt at a toe hold against Antonio Silva in the dying seconds of the second round could well be the be the last competitive action of Fedor Emelianenko's stellar MMA career.The stoic Russian, who sat at the top of the heavyweight landscape with an aura of invincibility for so many years, strongly hinted at retirement on Saturday night following...
February 17th 2011

Ronnie Mann leaves Sengoku, signs for Bellator

Top UK featherweight Ronnie Mann has become the latest name to depart the roster of troubled Japanese promotion Sengoku.Mann (18-2-1) negotiated his release recently and has signed for US promotion Bellator FC, according to MMA Fighting.The Brit most recently fought for Shark Fights in the US where he acquired the promotion’s featherweight title. That will now...
February 17th 2011

Bigfoot wants to fight "arrogant" Barnett

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has two people he wanted to face in the Strikeforce Grand Prix."If I could pick out of everybody, I'd like to face Josh Barnett. He rubbed me the wrong way. He doesn't talk to people. He's a little bit arrogant; he never says, 'Hi,' never shakes a hand. I think that even though we're fighters and fighting each other, we need...
February 17th 2011

Dan Lauzon suffers shoulder stab wound in brawl

Ex-UFC lightweight Dan Lauzon suffered a stab wound during a brawl outside a bar in Bridgewater, Massachusetts this week.The wound was sustained in the top of the shoulder during a melee in the Summer Street area. Lauzon was taken to hospital but the wound was non-life-threatening.News of the incident came via local newspaper The Entreprise and Lauzon’s brother...
February 17th 2011

Carwin unsure of next opponent, might double-leg Dana

Shane Carwin is so eager to get back into action in front of UFC fans he might be popping up as a surprise in a Dana White video-blog sometime soon.“If Dana White doesn't find me an opponent soon I am going to make a cameo in his vlog shooting a double leg on him (outta nowhere),” he joked on Twitter today.He added that he is listed to fight at the UFC...
February 17th 2011

Horwich vs Villefort at Shark Fights 14

Texas-based promotion Shark Fights announced today that Matt Horwich and Danillo Villefort will headline Shark Fights 14, the organization’s first event of 2011. The fight card is stacked with 15 compelling match-ups and the referee in charge will be none other than Big John McCarthy. This event will take place on Friday, March 11th at the Fair Park City...
February 17th 2011

"I can fix Arlovski" says Greg Jackson

Greg Jackson has plans for former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski, who is lamenting an 0-4 losing streak since his KO loss to Sergei Kharitonov at Strikeforce’s grand prix opener last week.“I think he’s going to come back a better fighter… I’m a diehard optimist. It’s really hard to discourage me or tell me it shouldn’t be done...
February 17th 2011

Dana on ticket prices, "greedy" boxing promoters

Boxing promoter Bob Arum was back on his soapbox taking swipes at MMA this week, saying the sport’s audience is limited and thus so is its potential for growth. UFC president Dana White has responded in kind, lambasting “greedy” boxing promoters who charge huge money for plum tickets and price their own fans out of attending live events. “I...

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