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November 8th 2010

UFC 123: All 11 fights now confirmed

The UFC has confirmed the card for UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida, which takes place on November 20th at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Michigan.In addition to the main event fights of Quinton Jackson vs. Lyoto Machida and Matt Hughes vs. B.J. Penn, the remaining bouts at UFC 123 include a number of contenders and rising talent. The following bouts are now...
November 8th 2010

Urijah Faber looking forward to higher paydays in the UFC

Former WEC bantamweight champion Urijah Faber is more than happy with the UF absorbing its sister organisation and is looking forward to more exposure and bigger paydays than he has been used to thus far.Faber, who is dropping to bantamweight for his next fight, told Sherdog Radio that many casual fans had already been asking him when he would be going “to the...
November 8th 2010

Anderson, Bisping, Wand predict UFC 122

Middleweight contenders Nate 'The Great' Marquardt and Yushin Okami collide in Oberhausen, Germany, on November 13th in what has been billed as a title shot elimination match. A slew of UFC middleweights, including current champion Anderson Silva, have given their thoughts on the fight and who they expect to win:Anderson Silva:“This is a very closely matched...
November 8th 2010

Bisping backs Okami to beat Marquardt

Michael Bisping is backing Yushin Okami to win this weekend’s UFC 122 headline fight against Nate Marquardt via Sonnen-style wrestling control.Okami has long been considered a potential contender but has consistently been passed over for a title shot. The UFC 122 fight is being billed as a leading contender eliminator and Bisping says Okami’s destiny is...
November 6th 2010

Korean Zombie vs Rani Yahya on Jan 22nd

Rani Yahya and Chan Sung Jung are to make their Ultimate Fighting Championship debuts at UFC Fights For the Troops 2 in January.The fight was first reported by Portal do Vale Tudo and has since been confirmed to Fighters Only by Brazilian sources.Jung has proved a fan favourite in his two WEC matches thus far, but has not won either of them. His three-round war with...
November 6th 2010

Q&A with UFC newcomer Maiquel Falcao of Chute Boxe

On November 20th another Brazilian is going to debut in the biggest MMA organization in the world. Chute Boxe product Maiquel Falcão (25-4) is a well-rounded fighter who has fought in three different categories: 185, 205 and heavyweight. Before flying to Detroit, USA for his UFC 123 fight with Gerald Harris, he spoke with Fighters Only’s top man in...
November 6th 2010

Mike Swick issues statement to "clear up rumours"

Mike Swick has released a statement today to address rumours that he has confirmed an appearance on the UFC Fights for the Troops 2 card on January 22nd. Swick says he has agreed to appear on the card in principle, but nothing is set.Writing on The Underground forum, Swick stated:Hey Guys,Just wanted to clear up some rumors... I did agree to fight in the UFC in...
November 6th 2010

Sengoku concedes New Year's Eve spot to DREAM

DREAM has won the battle for the coveted New Year’s Eve spot in Japan, with rival promotion Sengoku today announcing that its year-end show will be held on December 30th.December 31st is a big night for television in Japan as many families stay in and watch a variety of special year-end shows together.There had been some expectation that Sengoku would either...
November 5th 2010

Torres-Banuelos added to UFC 126

Former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres will appear on a UFC card for the first time when he takes on Antonio Banuelos at UFC 126, according to recent reports.The fight was first reported by Heavy.com and sources close to the bout have since confirmed it to Fighters Only. The fight will air on the main card and will air on pay per view in the US.Torres has...