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December 6th 2010

Wanderlei comments on UFC Brazil 2, winning Gym of the Year

Wanderlei Silva became famous all over the world for being an aggressive fighter who does whatever it takes to attain the victory. In the beginning of the Vale Tudo era, he fought without gloves, faced taller and heavier opponents and made all the necessary steps to achieve the legendary status in the sport.After a victorious run in Japan the veteran moved to U.S....
December 6th 2010

Diaz vs Mayhem off, Diaz camp blames Mayhem

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller and Nick Diaz cannot agree on a mutually acceptable weight to fight at and the meeting is off for now, according to Diaz’s camp.A statement on the GracieFighter website, operated by the Cesar Gracie camp, says that Miller “has opted to not take a fight with Nick Diaz in January at a catchweight of...
December 6th 2010

Henderson stops Babalu, likely to get title shot

Strikeforce commentator Mauro Ranallo christened Dan Henderson’s right hand as ‘The H-Bomb’ last night. Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral knows why.Babalu failed to land anything of note - excepting perhaps a left head kick - on Henderson as they stood and circled in the opening period of their fight. Henderson stalked and pressed forward, right...
December 5th 2010

TUF 12 Finale: Quick results

Here’s the quick results from The Ultimate Fighter season 12 Finale which took place at The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night.Main CardJonathan Brookins defeats Michael Johnson via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)Stephan Bonnar defeats Igor Pokrajac via unanimous decision (29-26, 29-26, 29-26)Demian Maia defeats Kendall Grove via...
December 5th 2010

Bonnar comes through referee mishaps to take win

The officials overseeing the fight between Stephan Bonnar and Igor Pokrajac had a less than stellar performance.Referee Steve Mazzagatti was the first to hit a bum note, warning Pokrajac for illegal knees to the head in the second round. Pokrajac was trapped under side control and was throwing knees upwards into the side of Bonnar’s head with some force.The...
December 5th 2010

Brookins crowned The Ultimate Fighter 12

Jonathan Brookins was crowned The Ultimate Fighter seasn 12 in Las Vegas last night after earning a hard-fought unanimous decision over fellow finalist Michael Johnson.Johnson was left wondering where it all went wrong. He was all over Brookins in the first round and had him rocked at one point.An early finish looked to be on the cards but then Johnson became...
December 5th 2010

Lawler not so ruthless in victory

Robbie Lawler might be ‘Ruthless’, but he knows when enough is enough.After flattening Matt Lindland in their middleweight Strikeforce fight he had a moment of opportunity to land more blows before the referee stepped in. He had dropped down into Lindland’s guard after felling him, with the intention of finishing him off.But he could see that...
December 5th 2010

Henderson stops Babalu, likely to get title shot

Strikeforce commentator Mauro Ranallo christened Dan Henderson’s right hand as ‘The H-Bomb’ last night. Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral knows why.Babalu failed to land anything of note - excepting perhaps a left head kick - on Henderson as they stood and circled in the opening period of their fight. Henderson stalked and pressed forward, right...
December 5th 2010

Semtex drops a bomb on Strikeforce debut

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley demonstrated the frightening power of his left hook once again in his Strikeforce clash with Scott Smith in St. Louis, Missouri last night.Daley, who had been comfortably flicking out a jab and finding his range, was suddenly forced to backpedal by a Smith flurry. As he stepped back, Smith pressed forward with his guard wide open and...
December 5th 2010

Strikeforce St Louis results

Main card:Former PRIDE FC double-champion Dan Henderson, 41, defeats former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Renato ’Babalu’ Sobral by TKO, 1:53 R1Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley (26-9-2) of Nottingham, England, knocked out Scott “Hands Of Steel” Smith (18-8, 1 NC), of Elk Grove, Calif., with a counter left hook at 2:09 R1Robbie Lawler...