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December 24th 2010

Duffee vs Overeem confirmed by manager

Todd Duffee IS fighting Strikeforce heavyweight champ and K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 winner Alistair Overeem on New Year’s Eve. Duffee’s manager Monte Cox, a long-time fixture of the MMA game, confirmed the fight to MMAFA.tv yesterday after a long period of “on,off,on” speculation. Sources close to the fight also confirmed the bout to Fighters...
December 24th 2010

Nogueira recovering, vows to battle on

Fighters Only recently reported that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent hip-surgery in United States and is away from competition for six months, at least. Prior to that, Nogueira also had to care for a knee injury that prevented him to take the rematch versus Frank Mir.The jiu-jitsu master holds the same injury that forced Brazilian tennis-player Gustavo Kuerten to...
December 23rd 2010

Fighters Only iPad app - available NOW and for FREE

Got an iPad? Have an early Christmas present from Fighters Only.We’ve just created our very own iPad application and its available to download from iTunes now.As its Christmas, we’re letting you have it for FREE.Read an exclusive interview with MMA icon Vitor Belfort and learn how he overcame his sister’s murder to become the UFC’s number one...
December 23rd 2010

Overeem vs Todd Duffee looking likely for DREAM NYE

DREAM has added several new fights to its New Year’s Even ‘Dynamite!’ card, and a fight between Alistair Overeem and Todd Duffee looks increasingly likely.Overeem's fight with Duffee was prematurely reported following Duffee posting something about it on Facebook. The post was removed after Duffee was reported to be unhappy with the financial...
December 23rd 2010

GSP wins Canadian Athlete of the Year for third year running

Georges St-Pierre has won the Sportsnet ‘Canadian Athlete of the Year Award’ for the third year running.The UFC welterweight champion beat competition from the likes of Olympic gold-medallist Maelle Ricker, NL MVP Joey Votto and hockey idol Sidney Crosby, who himself won the award in 2007.A total of 135,751 votes were cast over 16 days across various...
December 23rd 2010

Dos Santos: "The belt is coming to Brazil"

Number one heavyweight contender Junior dos Santos wasn’t present at the ‘UFC Rio’ press conference but he attended to the reports and said he was happy that his name was cited in conjunction with the event. In a video interview with PortaldoValetudo, “Cigano” revealed that UFC president Dana White told him that in case of a victory over...
December 23rd 2010

Report: "US Secret Service investigating Nemesis MMA fiasco"

Keith Jardine has allegedly sought to recruit powerful friends to help with his bid to get paid by a rogue promotion in the Dominican Republic.According to a press release issued this week, Jardine has met and spoken with the US Secret Service regarding Nemesis MMA fiasco.“UFC veteran Keith Jardine and his manager John Madrid have been seeking restitution for...
December 22nd 2010

Edgar and Maynard talk UFC 125 title fight: con-call highlights

UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar defends the title for the first time at UFC 125 on January 1st. His opponent will be Gray Maynard, who already holds a win over him from a 2008 fight. The winner of their fight will go on to face Anthomy Pettis, who won the WEC lightweight title last week and earned himself a spot as the next UFC lightweight contender as a...
December 22nd 2010

Hazelett cut after 0-3 run

Dustin Hazelett has been released from the UFC after going 0-3 in his last three outings for the company.The cut was widely expected but was only officially confirmed today, with the initial report coming from MMA Weekly.Hazelett was submitted by Mark Bocek at UFC 124 and has been stopped in all three of his recent losses.Paul Daley knocked him out at UFC 108 with a...

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